SM-T116IR User Manual English. 04/2016. Rev.1.0 www.samsung.com Table of Contents Read me first Network connectivity Getting started 32 Mobile data 32Wi-Fi 33 Mobile hotspot and tethering 6 7 9 Motions & usability features Package contents Device layout Using the SIM or USIM card and battery 12 Using a memory card 14 Turning the device on and off 15 Locking and unlocking the screen 35 Motions and gestures 36 Multi window Personalising 39 40 41 42 43 Basics 16 19 23 25 25 27 29 30 31 Using the touch screen Home screen layout Notifications panel Opening apps Installing or uninstalling apps Entering text Screen capture My Files Power saving feature Managing the Home and Apps screens Setting wallpaper and ringtones Changing the screen lock method Private mode Setting up accounts Phone 44 Making calls 45 Receiving calls 46 Options during calls 2 Table of Contents Contacts Connecting with other devices 47 Adding contacts 47 Importing and exporting contacts 48 Searching for contacts 64Bluetooth 66 Wi-Fi Direct 68 Screen Mirroring 70 Mobile printing Messages & email 49Messages Device & data manager 71 Transferring data from your previous device 72 Using the device as a removable disk for data transfer 73 Updating the device 74 Backing up and restoring data 74 Performing a data reset Camera 51 Basic shooting 52 Shooting modes 54 Camera settings Gallery 55 Viewing content on the device Settings 75 About Settings 75Connections 78Device 79Personal 83System Useful apps and features 56 S Planner 58Video 59Clock 60Calculator 60 Smart Manager 62 Google apps Appendix 86Troubleshooting 3 Read me first Please read this manual before using the device to ensure safe and proper use. • Descriptions are based on the device’s default settings. • Some content may differ from your device depending on the region, service provider, or device’s software. • Content (high quality content) that requires high CPU and RAM usage will affect the overall performance of the device. Apps related to the content may not work properly depending on the device’s specifications and the environment that it is used in. • Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by apps supplied by providers 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 apps 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 depending on your data plan. For large data transfers, it is recommended to use the Wi-Fi feature. • Default apps that come with the device are subject to updates and may no longer be supported without prior notice. If you have questions about an app provided with the device, contact a Samsung Service Centre. For user-installed apps, 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. • Depending on the region or model, some devices are required to receive approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). If your device is approved by the FCC, you can view the FCC ID of the device. To view the FCC ID, tap Apps → Settings → About device. • Depending on the region, you can view the regulatory information on the device. To view the information, tap Apps → Settings → About device → Regulatory information. 4 Read me first Instructional icons 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 5 Getting started 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. • Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Using unapproved accessories may cause the performance problems and malfunctions that are not covered by the warranty. • Availability of all accessories is subject to change depending entirely on manufacturing companies. For more information about available accessories, refer to the Samsung website. 6 Getting started Device layout Multipurpose jack Receiver Power button Volume button Touch screen Home button Back button Recent apps button Microphone Proximity sensor Headset jack IR camera IR LED Main antenna GPS antenna SIM card slot Speaker Memory card slot Rear camera 7 Getting started • Wipe the IR camera with a dry cloth or dry it thoroughly before using it to prevent condensation on the IR camera. • Hold the device straight, and position the IR camera approximately 15-25 cm from your eyes. • Hold the device securely to prevent it from shaking, so you can avoid taking blurred images. • For more information about the IR camera feature, visit https://seap.samsung.com or https://www.samsung.com/in/business. • Connectivity problems and battery drain may occur in the following situations: – – If you attach metallic stickers on the antenna area of the device – – If you attach a device cover made with metallic material to the device – – If you cover the device’s antenna area with your hands or other objects while using certain features, such as calls or the mobile data connection • Using a Samsung-approved screen protector is recommended. Unapproved screen protectors may cause the sensors to malfunction. • Do not allow water to contact the touch screen. The touch screen may malfunction in humid conditions or when exposed to water. Buttons Button Function Power Recent apps Home • Press and hold to turn the device on or off. • Press to turn on or lock the screen. • Tap to open the list of recent apps. • Tap and hold to launch the split screen view. • Press to turn on the screen while the screen is locked. • Press to return to the Home screen. • Press and hold to launch Google. Back • Tap to return to the previous screen. Volume • Press to adjust the device volume. 8 Getting started Using the SIM or USIM card and battery Installing the SIM or USIM card Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider. • Only microSIM cards work with the device. • Some LTE services may not be available depending on the service provider. For more information about service availability, contact your 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. 9 Getting started Removing the SIM or USIM card 1 Open the cover of the SIM card slot. 2 Press the SIM or USIM card with your finger, 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. A computer can be also used to charge the battery by connecting them via the USB cable. Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device. • When the battery power is low, the 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 apps at once, network apps, or apps 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 apps after fully charging the battery. 10 Getting started 1 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. 2 Plug the USB power adaptor into an electric socket. • 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. 3 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. 11 Getting started Reducing the battery consumption Your device provides options that help you save the battery power. By customising these options and deactivating features in the background, you can use the device longer between charges: • Optimise the device using the Smart manager. • When you are not using the device, switch to sleep mode by pressing the Power button. • Close unnecessary apps using the task manager. • Deactivate the Bluetooth feature. • Deactivate the Wi-Fi feature. • Deactivate auto-syncing of apps. • Decrease the backlight time. • Decrease the screen brightness. Using a memory card Installing a memory card Your device accepts memory cards with maximum capacities of 200 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 the FAT and the exFAT file systems 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 My Files → SD card folder. 12 Getting started 1 Open the cover of the memory card slot. 2 Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards. 3 Push the memory card into the slot until it locks in place. 4 Close the cover of the memory card slot. Removing the memory card Before removing the memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → Storage → Unmount SD card. 1 Open the cover of the memory card slot. 2 Push the memory card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out. 3 Close the cover of the memory card slot. 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 can damage 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. 13 Getting started Formatting the memory card A memory card formatted on a computer may not be compatible with the device. Format the memory card on the device. On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → Storage → Format SD card → FORMAT SD CARD → ERASE EVERYTHING. Before formatting the memory card, remember to make backup copies of all important data stored in the device. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss of data resulting from user actions. Turning the device on and off Press and hold the Power button for a few seconds to turn on the device. When you turn on your device for the first time or after performing a data reset, follow the onscreen instructions to set up your device. To turn off the device, press and hold the Power button, and then tap Power off. Follow all posted warnings and directions from authorised personnel in areas where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals. Restarting the device If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the Power key and the Volume Down key simultaneously for more than 7 seconds to restart it. Power key Volume Down key 14 Getting started Locking and unlocking the screen Pressing the Power button turns off the screen and locks it. Also, the screen turns off and automatically locks if the device is not used for a specified period. To unlock the screen, press the Power button or the Home button and flick your finger in any direction within the unlock screen area. You can change the unlock code to unlock the screen. Refer to Changing the screen lock method for more information. 15 Basics Using 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. • It is recommended to use fingers when you use the touch screen. Tapping To open an app, to select a menu item, to press an on-screen button, or to enter a character using the keyboard on the screen, tap it with a finger. 16 Basics Tapping and holding Tap and hold an item or the screen for more than 2 seconds to access available options. Dragging To move an item, tap and hold it and drag it to the target position. 17 Basics Double-tapping Double-tap on a webpage or image to zoom in. Double-tap again to return. Flicking Flick left or right on the Home screen or the Apps screen to see another panel. Flick up or down to scroll through a webpage or a list of items, such as contacts. Spreading and pinching Spread two fingers apart on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Pinch to zoom out. 18 Basics Home screen layout Home screen The Home screen is the starting point for accessing all of the device’s features. It displays widgets, shortcuts to apps, and more. Widgets are small apps that launch specific app functions to provide information and convenient access on your Home screen. To view other panels, scroll left or right, or tap one of the screen indicators at the bottom of the screen. To customise the Home screen, refer to Managing the Home screen. A widget An app A folder Screen indicators Favourite apps 19 Basics Home screen options On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, or pinch your fingers together to access the available options. 20 Basics Apps screen The Apps screen displays icons for all apps, including newly installed apps. On the Home screen, tap Apps to open the Apps screen. To view other panels, scroll left or right, or select a screen indicator at the bottom of the screen. To customise the Apps screen, refer to Managing the Apps screen. Edit the Apps screen. An app A screen indicator 21 Basics Indicator icons Indicator icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen. The icons listed in the table below are most common. The status bar may not appear at the top of the screen in some apps. To display the status bar, drag down from the top of the screen. Icon Meaning No signal Signal strength Roaming (outside of normal service area) GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected HSDPA network connected HSPA+ network connected / LTE network connected Wi-Fi connected Bluetooth feature activated GPS activated Call in progress Missed call New text or multimedia message Alarm activated Mute mode activated Vibration mode activated Flight mode activated Error occurred or caution required Battery power level 22 Basics Notifications panel Using the notifications panel When you receive new notifications, such as messages or missed calls, indicator icons appear on the status bar. To see more information about the icons, open the notifications panel and view the details. To open the notifications panel, drag the status bar downwards. To close the notifications panel, drag the bar from the bottom of the screen upwards. You can use the following functions on the notifications panel. Rearrange quick setting buttons. Activate or deactivate options. Tap and hold a button to view more detailed settings. Launch Settings. Tap a notification and perform various actions. Adjust the brightness. Clear all notifications. 23 Basics Rearranging quick setting buttons To rearrange quick setting buttons on the notifications panel, tap EDIT, tap and hold an item, drag the item to another location, and then tap DONE. Using the quick setting buttons You can activate or deactivate some features on the notifications panel. Tap the following options to activate or deactivate them. You can view more detailed settings if you tap and hold a button. • Wi-Fi: Refer to Wi-Fi for more information. • Location: Activate or deactivate the GPS feature. • Sound / Vibrate / Mute: Select a sound mode. • Screen rotation: Allow or prevent the interface from rotating when you rotate the device. Some apps do not allow screen rotation. • Bluetooth: Refer to Bluetooth for more information. • Mobile data: Refer to Data usage or Mobile networks for more information. • Power saving: Refer to Power saving feature for more information. • Flight mode: Refer to Flight mode for more information. • Do not disturb: Activate or deactivate blocking mode. In blocking mode, the device will block notifications. To select which notifications will be blocked, tap Settings → Sounds and notifications → Do not disturb. • U. power saving: Refer to Ultra power saving mode for more information. • Mobile hotspot: Refer to Mobile hotspot and tethering for more information. • Private mode: Refer to Private mode for more information. • Screen Mirroring: Refer to Screen Mirroring for more information. • Sync: When you activate this feature, the device automatically syncs apps, such as calendar or email. 24 Basics Opening apps On the Home screen or the Apps screen, select an app icon to open it. To open the list of recently-used apps, tap and select an app icon to open. Closing an app Tap and drag an app icon to the left or right to close it. To close all running apps, tap CLOSE ALL. Installing or uninstalling apps Galaxy Apps Use this app to purchase and download apps. Tap Galaxy Apps on the Apps screen. This app may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Installing apps Browse apps by category or tap SEARCH to search for a keyword. Select an app to view information about it. To download free apps, tap INSTALL. To purchase and download apps where charges apply, tap the button that shows the app’s price. To change the auto update settings, tap then select an option. 25 → Settings → Auto update apps, and Basics Play Store Use this app to purchase and download apps. Tap Play Store on the Apps screen. Installing apps Browse apps by category or tap to search for a keyword. Select an app to view information about it. To download free apps, tap INSTALL. To purchase and download apps where charges apply, tap the price and follow the on-screen instructions. To change the auto update settings, tap then select an option. → Settings → Auto-update apps, and Managing apps Uninstalling or disabling apps To disable default apps, open the Apps screen and tap EDIT. can disable. Select an app and tap DISABLE → DONE. appears on the apps that you → UNINSTALL To uninstall downloaded apps, open the Apps screen and tap EDIT → → DONE. Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap Settings → Applications → Application manager, select an app, and then tap UNINSTALL. Enabling apps On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Applications → Application manager, scroll to DISABLED, select an app, and then tap ENABLE. • Disabling apps: Disable selected default apps that cannot be uninstalled from the device. You cannot use disabled apps. • Uninstalling apps: Uninstall downloaded apps. 26 Basics Entering text Keyboard layout A keyboard appears automatically when you enter text to send messages, create memos, and more. Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter text, you must change the input language to one of the supported languages. Delete a preceding character. Break to the next line. Enter uppercase. For all caps, tap it twice. Move the cursor. Enter punctuation marks. Change the keyboard settings. Enter a space. Changing the input language Tap → Add input languages, and then select the languages to use. If you select two or more languages, you can switch between the input languages by sliding the space key left or right. Using additional keyboard functions Tap and hold to use various functions. Other icons may appear instead of the last function that was used. depending on • : Enter text by voice. Start or pause entering text by voice. Open the keyboard. 27 Basics • : Switch to handwriting mode. Switch between number mode and character mode. Switch to the standard keyboard. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • : Enter emoticons. • : Switch to the floating or split keyboard. • : Change the keyboard settings. Copying and pasting 1 Tap and hold over text. 2 Drag or to select the desired text, or tap Select all to select all text. 3 Tap Copy or Cut. The selected text is copied to the clipboard. 4 Place the cursor where the text is to be inserted and tap → Paste. 28 Basics Dictionary Look up definitions for words while using certain features, such as when browsing webpages. 1 Tap and hold over a word that you want to look up. If the word you want to look up is not selected, drag or to select the desired text. 2 Tap Dictionary on the options list. If a dictionary is not preinstalled on the device, tap it. next to a dictionary to download 3 View the definition in the dictionary pop-up window. To switch to the full screen view, tap . Tap the definition on the screen to view more definitions. In the detailed view, tap to add the word to your favourite words list or tap SEARCH WEB to use the word as a search term. Screen capture Capture a screenshot while using the device. Press and hold the Home button and the Power button simultaneously. You can view captured images in Gallery. After capturing a screenshot, you can edit the image and share it with others. It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps. 29 Basics My Files Use this app to access various files stored in the device or in other locations, such as cloud storage services. Tap My Files on the Apps screen. Search for files or folders. Access additional options. View recent files. View files by categories. View files stored in the device. View files saved in cloud storage services. View storage information. 30 Basics Power saving feature Power saving mode Save the battery power by limiting the device’s functions. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Battery → Power saving mode, and then tap the switch to activate it. To automatically activate power saving mode when the remaining battery power reaches the preset level, tap Start power saving and select an option. Ultra power saving mode Use this mode to extend the device’s battery power. In ultra power saving mode, the device performs the following: • Restricts the available apps to essential and selected apps only. • Deactivates the mobile data connection when the screen turns off. • Deactivates the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Battery → Ultra power saving mode, and tap switch to activate it. To add an app to the Home screen, tap and select an app. To remove an app from the Home screen, tap MORE → Remove, select an app with then tap OK. , and To change the settings for ultra power saving mode, such as network connectivity or sound, tap MORE → Settings. To deactivate ultra power saving mode, tap MORE → Disable Ultra power saving mode. The usage time left shows the time remaining before the battery power runs out. Usage time left may vary depending on your device settings and operating conditions. 31 Network connectivity Mobile data Connect the device to a mobile network to use the Internet or share media files with other devices. Refer to Data usage for additional options. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Data usage, and then tap the Mobile data switch to activate it. Wi-Fi Connect the device to a Wi-Fi network to use the Internet or share media files with other devices. Refer to Wi-Fi for additional options. Turn off Wi-Fi to save the battery when not in use. 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it. 2 Select a network from the Wi-Fi networks list. Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon. 3 Tap CONNECT. Once the device connects to a Wi-Fi network, the device will reconnect to that network each time it is available without requiring a password. To prevent the device connecting to the network automatically, select it from the list of networks and tap FORGET. 32 Network connectivity Mobile hotspot and tethering About tethering and mobile hotspots Use this feature to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers and other devices if an Internet connection is unavailable. Connections can be made via Wi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth. You may incur additional charges when using this feature. Using the mobile hotspot Use your device as a mobile hotspot to share your device’s mobile data connection with other devices. 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Mobile hotspot and tethering → Mobile hotspot. 2 Tap the switch to activate it. • appears on the status bar. Other devices can find your device in the Wi-Fi networks list. • To set a password for the mobile hotspot, tap MORE → Configure Mobile hotspot and select the level of security. Then, enter a password and tap SAVE. 3 On the other device’s screen, search for and select your device from the Wi-Fi networks list. 4 On the connected device, use the device’s mobile data connection to access the Internet. 33 Network connectivity Using USB tethering Share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices via a USB cable. 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Mobile hotspot and tethering. 2 Connect your device to the computer via the USB cable. 3 Tap the USB tethering switch to activate it. appears on the status bar when the two devices are connected. 4 On the computer, use your device’s mobile data connection. Using Bluetooth tethering Share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices via Bluetooth. Ensure that the computer that you connect to supports the Bluetooth feature. 1 Pair your device with the other device via Bluetooth. Refer to Pairing with other Bluetooth devices for more information. 2 On the Apps screen of your device, tap Settings → Mobile hotspot and tethering. 3 Tap the Bluetooth tethering switch to activate it. 4 On the connected device, open the Bluetooth settings screen, tap → Internet access. appears on the status bar when the two devices are connected. 5 On the connected device, use the device’s mobile data connection to access the Internet. The connection methods may vary depending on the connected devices. 34 Motions & usability features Motions and gestures Excessive shaking or impact on the device may result in unintended inputs. Control motions properly. Smart alert On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Motions and gestures, and then tap the Smart alert switch to activate it. If you have missed calls or new messages, the device will vibrate when you pick it up. This feature may not work if the screen is turned on or the device is not on a flat surface. 35 Motions & usability features Multi window About Multi window Multi window lets you run two apps at the same time in the split screen view. Some apps may not support this feature. Split screen view 1 Tap to open the list of recently used apps. 2 Swipe upwards or downwards and tap on a recent app window. The selected app will launch in the upper window. 3 Select another app to launch. You can also launch the split screen view by tapping and holding 36 . Motions & usability features Using additional options When using apps in the split screen view, select an app window and tap the circle between the app windows to access the following options: • : Switch locations between app windows. • : Drag and drop text or copied images from one window to another. Tap and hold an item in the selected window and drag it to a location in another window. Some apps may not support this feature. 37 Motions & usability features • : Maximise the window. • : Close the app. Adjusting the window size Drag the circle between the app windows up or down to adjust the size of the windows. 38 Personalising Managing the Home and Apps screens Managing the Home screen Adding items Tap and hold an app or a folder from the Apps screen, and then drag it to the Home screen. To add widgets, open the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, tap Widgets, tap and hold a widget, and then drag it to the Home screen. Moving and removing an item Tap and hold an item on the Home screen, and then drag it to a new location. To move the item to another panel, drag it to the side of the screen. You can also move frequently-used apps to the shortcuts area at the bottom of the Home screen. To remove an item, tap and hold the item. Then, drag it to Remove that appears at the top of the screen. Creating a folder 1 On the Home screen, tap and hold an app, and then drag it over another app. 2 Enter a folder name. To add more apps to the folder, tap and hold another app, and then drag it to the folder. 39 Personalising Managing panels On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area to add, move, or remove a panel. To add a panel, scroll left to the last panel, and then tap . To move a panel, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location. To remove a panel, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to Remove at the top of the screen. To set a panel as the main Home screen, tap . Managing the Apps screen Moving items On the Apps screen, tap EDIT. Tap and hold an item and drag it to a new location. To move the item to another panel, drag it to the side of the screen. Setting wallpaper and ringtones Setting wallpaper Set an image or photo stored in the device as wallpaper for the Home screen or the locked screen. 1 On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, and then tap Wallpapers. Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap Settings → Wallpaper. 2 Select a screen to change or apply wallpaper to. 3 Scroll left or right and select from images displayed at the bottom of the screen. To select photos taken by the device’s camera or other images, tap From Gallery. 4 Tap SET AS WALLPAPER or DONE. 40 Personalising Changing ringtones Change ringtones for incoming calls and notifications. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Sounds and notifications. To set a ringtone for incoming calls, tap Ringtones and sounds → Ringtone, select a ringtone, and then tap OK. To use a song stored in the device or in your account as a ringtone, tap Add ringtone. To set a ringtone for notifications, tap Ringtones and sounds → Default notification sound, select a ringtone, and then tap OK. Changing the screen lock method You can change the way that you lock the screen to prevent others from accessing your personal information. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Lock screen and security → Screen lock type, and then select a screen lock method. The device requires an unlock code whenever unlocking it. If the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it. Pattern Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more, and then draw the pattern again to verify it. Set a backup PIN to unlock the screen when you forget the pattern. PIN A PIN consists of numbers only. Enter at least four numbers, and then enter the password again to verify it. Password A password consists of characters and numbers. Enter at least four characters including numbers and symbols, and then enter the password again to verify it. 41 Personalising Private mode About private mode Use this mode to prevent others from using or accessing specific content, such as images and documents, stored on the device. You can save content to a specific location and deactivate private mode to hide items securely. Hiding content 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Privacy → Private mode, and then tap the switch to activate it. Alternatively, open the quick setting panel and tap Private mode to activate it. When you activate private mode for the first time, set an unlock code and a backup PIN. 2 Enter the private mode unlock code. When this mode is activated, appears at the top of the screen. 3 To select items to hide, tap and hold an item in the list, tick items to select, and then tap MORE → Move to Private, or tap MORE → Move → MOVE HERE. Items that are moved to private mode appear with on them. 4 When you have selected the items to hide, open the Apps screen, tap Settings → Privacy → Private mode, and then tap the Private mode switch to deactivate it. Alternatively, open the quick setting panel and tap Private mode to deactivate it. The selected items will disappear from the screen. Ensure that all files are saved or moved properly before deactivating private mode. 42 Personalising Viewing hidden content You can only view hidden items when private mode is activated. 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Privacy → Private mode, and then tap the switch to activate it. Alternatively, open the quick setting panel and tap Private mode to activate it. 2 Enter the private mode unlock code. 3 On the Apps screen, tap My Files → Private. All items moved in private mode appear on the screen. Setting up accounts Adding accounts Some apps used on your device require a registered account. Create accounts to have the best experience with your device. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Accounts → Add account and select an account service. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account setup. To sync content with your accounts, select an account and select items to sync. Removing accounts On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Accounts, select an account, and then tap MORE → Remove account. 43 Phone Making calls Tap Phone on the Apps screen. On the keypad, enter a phone number, and then tap to make a voice call. You can also make calls to phone numbers listed in LOG, FAVOURITES, and CONTACTS. Access additional options. Add the number to the contacts list. Preview the phone number. Delete a preceding character. Hide the keypad. Making calls from call logs or contacts list Tap LOG or CONTACTS, and then drag a contact or a phone number to the right to make a call. 44 Phone Making an international call Tap Phone. Open the keypad, tap and hold 0 until the + sign appears. Enter the country code, area code, and phone number, and then tap . To block outgoing international calls, tap MORE → Settings → More settings → Call barring. Then, select a call type, tap the International calls switch to activate it, enter a password, and then tap OK. Receiving calls Answering a call When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle. Rejecting a call When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle. To send a message when rejecting an incoming call, drag the reject message bar upwards. To create various rejection messages, open the Apps screen and tap Phone → MORE → Settings → Call blocking → Rejection messages, enter a rejection message, and then tap . Missed calls If a call is missed, appears on the status bar. Open the notifications panel to view the list of missed calls. Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap Phone → LOG to view missed calls. 45 Phone Options during calls During a voice call During a voice call, the device automatically locks the screen to prevent unwanted touch inputs. The following actions are available: • Add call: Dial a second call. • Extra volume: Increase the volume. • Bluetooth: Switch to a Bluetooth headset if it is connected to the device. • Hold: Hold a call. Tap Resume to retrieve the held call. • Keypad: Open the keypad. • Mute: Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you. • Email: Send an email. • Message: Send a message. • Internet: Browse webpages. • Contacts: Open the contacts list. • S Planner: Open the calendar. • Memo: Create a memo. • : End the current call. • VOLUME: Adjust the volume. Tap MORE to view more options. 46 Contacts Adding contacts Moving contacts from other devices You can move contacts from other devices to your device. Refer to Transferring data from your previous device for more information. Creating contacts manually 1 On the Apps screen, tap Contacts. 2 Tap and enter contact information. • : Add an image. • / : Add or delete a contact field. 3 Tap SAVE. Importing and exporting contacts Import contacts from storage services to your device or export contacts from the device to storage services. On the Apps screen, tap Contacts. Tap MORE → Settings → Import/Export contacts, and then select an import or export option. 47 Contacts Searching for contacts On the Apps screen, tap Contacts. Use one of the following search methods: • Scroll up or down the contacts list. • Drag a finger along the index at the left side of the contacts list to scroll through it quickly. • Tap the search field at the top of the contacts list and enter search criteria. Once a contact is selected, take one of the following actions: • : Add to favourite contacts. • : Make a voice call. • : Compose a message. • : Compose an email. Adding shortcuts for contacts to the Home screen Add shortcuts to contacts that you frequently communicate with on the Home screen. 1 On the Apps screen, tap Contacts. 2 Select a contact. 3 Tap MORE → Add shortcut on home screen. 48 Messages & email Messages Sending messages Send text messages (SMS) or multimedia messages (MMS). You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages when you are roaming. 1 Tap Messages on the Apps screen. 2 Tap . 3 Add recipients and enter a message. Access additional options. Enter recipients. Select contacts from the contacts list. Enter a message. Enter emoticons. Attach files. Send the message. 4 Tap SEND to send the message. 49 Messages & email Viewing incoming messages Incoming messages are grouped into message threads by contact. Select a contact to view the person’s messages. You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages when you are roaming. While viewing a message, tap MORE to view more options. 50 Camera Basic shooting Taking photos or recording videos 1 Tap Camera on the Apps screen. 2 Tap the image on the preview screen where the camera should focus. 3 Tap to take a photo or tap to record a video. • Spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out. Display current mode. View photos and videos you have captured. Start recording a video. Camera shortcuts Take a photo. Change camera settings. Change the shooting mode. • 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. 51 Camera Launching Camera on the locked screen To quickly take photos of special moments, launch Camera on the locked screen. On the locked screen, drag outside the large circle. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Camera etiquette • Do not take photos or record videos of other people without their permission. • Do not take photos or record videos where legally prohibited. • Do not take photos or record videos in places where you may violate other people’s privacy. Shooting modes Auto Use this mode to allow the camera to evaluate the surroundings and determine the ideal mode for the photo. On the Apps screen, tap Camera → MODE → Auto. Pro Take photos while manually adjusting various shooting options, such as exposure value and ISO value. On the preview screen, tap MODE → Pro. Select options and customise the settings, and to take a photo. then tap • : Select an appropriate white balance, so images have a true-to-life colour range. • : Select an ISO value. This controls camera light sensitivity. Low values are for stationary or brightly lit objects. Higher values are for fast-moving or poorly lit objects. However, higher ISO settings can result in noise in photos. • : Change the exposure value. This determines how much light the camera’s sensor receives. For low-light situations, use a higher exposure. 52 Camera Panorama Use this mode to take a photo composed of many photos strung together. On the Apps screen, tap Camera → MODE → Panorama. To get the best shot, follow these tips: • Move the camera slowly in one direction. • Keep the image within the frame on the camera’s viewfinder. • Avoid taking photos of indistinct backgrounds, such as an empty sky or a plain wall. Continuous shot Use this mode to take a series of photos of moving subjects. On the Apps screen, tap Camera → MODE → Continuous shot. Tap and hold to take several photos continuously. Beauty face Use this mode to take a photo with lightened faces for gentler images. On the Apps screen, tap Camera → MODE → Beauty face. Sound & shot Use this mode to take a photo with sound. The device identifies the photos with Gallery. On the Apps screen, tap Camera → MODE → Sound & shot. Sports Use this mode to take a photo of fast-moving subjects. On the Apps screen, tap Camera → MODE → Sports. Animated GIF Use this mode to create an animated photo from a series of photos. On the Apps scree, tap Camera → MODE → Animated GIF. 53 in Camera Camera settings On the Apps screen, tap Camera → Settings. Not all of the following options are available in both still camera and video camera modes. • Video size (rear): Select a resolution. Higher resolutions result in higher quality videos, however they will take up more memory. • View mode: Change the aspect ratio of the preview screen. • Grid lines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects. • Location tags: Set the device to attach the 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. • When you share a photo with the location tag attached, the location information may be exposed to others. To avoid this, when viewing the photo, tap MORE → Details → EDIT, and then tap under Location to delete your location information. • Review pictures: Set the device to show photos after capturing them. • Storage location: Select the memory location for storage. • Volume keys function: Set the device to use the Volume button to control the shutter or zoom function. • Reset settings: Reset the camera settings. The available options vary depending on the mode used. 54 Gallery Viewing content on the device On the Apps screen, tap Gallery and select an image or a video. Video files show the icon on the preview thumbnail. To hide or show the menus, tap the screen. Access additional options. Move to the previous screen. Share the image to others. Modify the image. Add to the favourites list. Delete the image. Image and video preview thumbnails 55 Useful apps and features S Planner Creating events 1 Tap S Planner on the Apps screen. 2 Tap . Alternatively, select a date with no events in it and tap the date again. If the date already has saved events in it, tap the date and tap . 3 Enter event details. Enter a title. Select a calendar to use or sync with. Set a start and end date for the event. Set a reminder for the event. Enter the location of the event. Attach a map showing the location of the event. Add more details. 4 Tap SAVE to save the event. 56 Useful apps and features Creating tasks 1 Tap S Planner on the Apps screen. 2 Tap TASKS, enter details, and then tap TODAY or TOMORROW to set a due date. To add more details, tap . 3 Tap SAVE to save the task. Syncing events and tasks with your accounts Tap S Planner on the Apps screen. To add accounts to sync with, tap MORE → Manage calendars → Add account. Then, select an account to sync with and sign in. To change an account’s syncing option, open the Apps screen, tap Settings → Accounts, and then select an account service. 57 Useful apps and features Video Playing videos Tap Video on the Apps screen. Select a video to play. Open the playlist. Access additional options. Pause and resume playback. Move forwards or backwards by dragging the bar. Adjust the volume. Move the control panel to the right. Move the control panel to the left. Switch to the pop-up video player. Change screen ratio. Skip to the previous video. Tap and hold to move backwards quickly. Skip to the next video. Tap and hold to move forwards quickly. Drag your finger up or down on the left side of the playback screen to adjust the brightness, or drag your finger up or down on the right side of the playback screen to adjust the volume. To rewind or fast-forward, swipe to the left or right on the playback screen. 58 Useful apps and features Clock ALARM On the Apps screen, tap Clock → ALARM. Setting alarms Set an alarm time and tap SAVE. To open the keypad to enter an alarm time, tap KEYPAD. To set an alarm with various alarm options, tap OPTIONS, set alarm options, and then tap SAVE. To activate or deactivate alarms, tap next to the alarm in the alarms list. Stopping alarms Tap DISMISS to stop an alarm. If you have previously enabled the snooze option, tap SNOOZE to repeat the alarm after a specified length of time. Deleting alarms Tap on an alarm in the list of alarms. WORLD CLOCK On the Apps screen, tap Clock → WORLD CLOCK. Creating clocks Enter a city name or select a city from the cities list or globe, and then tap Deleting clocks Tap on a clock. 59 . Useful apps and features STOPWATCH On the Apps screen, tap Clock → STOPWATCH. Tap START to time an event. Tap LAP to record lap times. Tap STOP to stop timing. To clear lap times, tap RESET. TIMER On the Apps screen, tap Clock → TIMER. Set the duration, and then tap START. To open the keypad to enter the duration, tap KEYPAD. Tap DISMISS when the timer goes off. Calculator Use this app for simple or complex calculations. Tap Calculator on the Apps screen. To clear the history, tap CLEAR HISTORY. Smart Manager The Smart manager provides an overview of the status of your device’s battery, storage, RAM, and system security. You can also automatically optimise the device with one tap of your finger. Using the quick optimisation feature On the Apps screen, tap Smart Manager → CLEAN ALL. The quick optimisation feature improves device performance through the following actions. • Identifying apps that use excessive battery power and clearing some memory. • Deleting unnecessary files and closing apps running in the background. • Scanning for malware. 60 Useful apps and features Using the Smart manager On the Apps screen, tap Smart Manager and select a feature. Battery Check the remaining battery power and time to use the device. For devices with low battery levels, conserve battery power by activating power saving features and closing apps that are consuming an excessive amount of battery power. The usage time left shows the time remaining before the battery power runs out. Usage time left may vary depending on your device settings and operating conditions. Storage Check the status of used and available memory capacity. You can delete unused and residual files or uninstall apps that you do not use any more. RAM Check the amount of available RAM. You can close background apps and reduce the amount of RAM you are using to speed up your device. Device security Check the device’s security status. This feature scans your device for malware. 61 Useful apps and features Google apps Google provides entertainment, social network, and business apps. You may require a Google account to access some apps. Refer to Setting up accounts for more information. To view more app information, access each app’s help menu. Some apps may not be available or may be labelled differently depending on the region or service provider. Chrome Search for information and browse webpages. Gmail Send or receive emails via the Google Mail service. Maps Find your location on the map, search for locations, and view location information for various places. Play Music Discover, listen to, and share music on your device. Play Movies & TV Watch videos stored on your device and download various content to watch from Play Store. Drive Store your content on the cloud, access it from anywhere, and share it with others. YouTube Watch or create videos and share them with others. 62 Useful apps and features Photos Search for, manage, and edit all your photos and videos from various sources in one place. Hangouts Chat with your friends individually or in groups and use images, emoticons, and video calls while you are chatting. Google Search quickly for items on the Internet or your device. Voice Search Search quickly for items by saying a keyword or phrase. Google Settings Configure settings for some features provided by Google. 63 Connecting with other devices Bluetooth About 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 Bluetooth. • 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. 64 Connecting with other devices Pairing with other Bluetooth devices 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Bluetooth, and then tap the switch to activate it. The detected devices are listed. 2 Select a device to pair with. If your device has paired with the device before, tap the device name without confirming the auto-generated passkey. If the device you want to pair with is not in the list, request that the device turns on its visibility option. 3 Accept the Bluetooth authorisation request on both devices to confirm. Sending and receiving data Many apps support data transfer via Bluetooth. You can share data, such as contacts or media files, with other Bluetooth devices. The following actions are an example of sending an image to another device. Sending an image 1 On the Apps screen, tap Gallery. 2 Select an image. 3 Tap Share → Bluetooth, and then select a device to transfer the image to. If the device you want to pair with is not in the list, request that the device turns on its visibility option. 4 Accept the Bluetooth authorisation request on the other device. 65 Connecting with other devices Receiving an image When another device sends you an image, accept the Bluetooth authorisation request. You can view received images in Gallery. Unpairing Bluetooth devices 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Bluetooth. The device displays the paired devices in the list. 2 Tap next to the device’s name to unpair. 3 Tap Unpair. Wi-Fi Direct About Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi Direct connects devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access point. Connecting to other devices 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it. 2 Tap Wi-Fi Direct. The detected devices are listed. If the device you want to connect to is not in the list, request that the device turns on its Wi-Fi Direct feature. 3 Select a device to connect to. 4 Accept the Wi-Fi Direct authorisation request on the other device to confirm. 66 Connecting with other devices Sending and receiving data You can share data, such as contacts or media files, with other devices. The following actions are an example of sending an image to another device. Sending an image 1 On the Apps screen, tap Gallery. 2 Select an image. 3 Tap Share → Wi-Fi Direct, and then select a device to transfer the image to. 4 Accept the Wi-Fi Direct authorisation request on the other device. If the devices are already connected, the image will be sent to the other device without the connection request procedure. Receiving an image When another device sends you an image, accept the Wi-Fi Direct authorisation request. You can view received images in Gallery. Ending the device connection 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Wi-Fi. 2 Tap Wi-Fi Direct. The device displays the connected devices in the list. 3 Tap the device name to disconnect the devices. 67 Connecting with other devices Screen Mirroring About 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. Screen Mirroring -enabled devices (AllShare Cast dongle, HomeSync) • This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • 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 detected or connected. • If you play videos or games on a TV, select an appropriate TV mode to get the best experience. 68 Connecting with other devices Viewing content on a TV Before you connect your device to a TV, connect the screen mirroring-enabled device to the TV. To set up the connection, refer to the device’s user manual. The following actions are an example of viewing content on a TV connected via an AllShare Cast dongle. 1 Connect the AllShare Cast dongle to the TV using an HDMI cable. 2 On the TV, select a connection mode, such as HDMI mode, to connect an external device. 3 Open the notifications panel and tap EDIT → Screen Mirroring. The detected devices are listed. 4 Select a device to connect to. Your device’s screen appears on the TV screen. If you connect the device for the first time, tap and hold the dongle’s name in the list and enter the PIN shown on the TV screen. 5 Open or play a file, and then control the display with the keys on your device. 69 Connecting with other devices Mobile printing Connect the device to a printer via Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi Direct, and print images or documents. Some printers may not be compatible with the device. Adding printer plug-ins Add printer plug-ins for printers you want to connect the device to. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → More connection settings → Printing → Download plug-in, and search for a printer plug-in in Play Store. Select a printer plug-in and install it. Connecting to a printer On the Apps screen, tap Settings → More connection settings → Printing, select a printer plug-in, and then tap the switch to activate it. The device searches for printers that are connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your device. To add printers manually, select a printer plug-in, tap MORE → Add printer → ADD PRINTER, enter details, and then tap OK. To change print settings, select a printer plug-in and tap MORE → Printing settings. Printing content While viewing content, such as images or documents, tap Share → Print → printers, and then select a printer. 70 → All Device & data manager Transferring data from your previous device You can transfer data from a previous device to your new device via Samsung Smart Switch. The following versions of Samsung Smart Switch are available. • Mobile version (Smart Switch Mobile): Transfer data between mobile devices. You can download the app from Galaxy Apps or Play Store. • Computer version: Transfer data between your device and a computer. You can download the app from www.samsung.com/smartswitch. • Samsung Smart Switch is not supported on some devices or computers. • Limitations apply. Visit www.samsung.com/smartswitch for details. Samsung takes copyright seriously. Only transfer content that you own or have the right to transfer. Transferring data from a mobile device Transfer data from your previous device to your new device. Download and install Smart Switch from Galaxy Apps or Play Store. Launch Smart Switch Mobile and follow the on-screen instructions to transfer data from your previous device. Transferring data from a computer Back up data from your previous device to a computer and import the data to your new device. 1 On the computer, visit www.samsung.com/smartswitch to download Smart Switch. 2 On the computer, launch Smart Switch. If your previous device is not a Samsung device, back up data to a computer using a program provided by the device’s manufacturer. Then, skip to the fifth step. 71 Device & data manager 3 Connect your previous device to the computer using the USB cable. 4 On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to back up data from the device. Then, disconnect your previous device from the computer. 5 Connect your new device to the computer using the USB cable. 6 On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to transfer data to your new device. Using the device as a removable disk for data transfer Move audio, video, image, or other types of files from the device to the computer, or vice versa. Do not disconnect the USB cable from the device when you are transferring files. Doing so may cause data loss or device damage. The devices may not connect properly if they are connected via a USB hub. Directly connect the device to the computer’s USB port. 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. 72 Device & data manager Updating the device The device can be updated to the latest software. Updating over the air The device can be directly updated to the latest software by the firmware over-the-air (FOTA) service. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → About device → Software update → Download updates manually. When you tap the Download update automatically switch to activate it, updates will be downloaded when the device is connected to a Wi-Fi network. Updating with Smart Switch Connect the device to a computer and update the device to the latest software. 1 On the computer, visit www.samsung.com/smartswitch to download and install Smart Switch. 2 On the computer, launch Smart Switch. 3 Connect the device to the computer using a USB cable. 4 On the computer, click the update button in the connection window. • Do not turn off the computer or disconnect the USB cable while the device is updating. • While updating the device, do not connect other media devices to the computer. Doing so may interfere with the update process. Before updating, disconnect all other media devices from the computer. 73 Device & data manager Backing up and restoring data Keep your personal information, app data, and settings safe on your device. You can back up your sensitive information to a backup account and access it later. You must sign in to your Google or Samsung account to back up or restore data. Refer to Setting up accounts for more information. Using a Samsung account On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset → Back up my data, select the items to back up, and then tap BACK UP NOW. To set the device to automatically back up data, tap the Auto back up switch to activate it. To restore data using a Samsung account, tap Restore. Current data will be deleted from the device to restore the selected items. Using a Google account On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset, and then tap the Back up my data switch to activate it. Tap Backup account and select an account as the backup account. To restore data using a Google account, tap the Automatic restore switch to activate it. When you reinstall apps, backed up settings and data will be restored. Performing a data reset Delete all settings and data on the device. Before performing a factory data reset, ensure you back up all important data stored on the device. Refer to Backing up and restoring data for more information. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset → Factory data reset → RESET DEVICE → ERASE EVERYTHING. The device automatically restarts. 74 Settings About Settings Use this app to configure the device, set app options, and add accounts. Tap Settings on the Apps screen. To search for settings by entering keywords, tap SEARCH. Connections Wi-Fi Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other network devices. On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it. The device can maintain a stable network connection by automatically selecting either the Wi-Fi or mobile network to use the strongest signal. To automatically switch between networks, tap MORE → Smart network switch → On. To use options, tap MORE. Setting Wi-Fi sleep policy Tap MORE → 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 mobile networks if it is set to use them. This may incur data transfer fees. To avoid additional charges, set this option to Always. Bluetooth Activate the Bluetooth feature to exchange information over short distances. On the Settings screen, tap Bluetooth, and then tap the switch to activate it. 75 Settings Flight mode This disables all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services. On the Settings screen, tap Flight mode, and then tap the switch to activate it. Make sure the device is turned off during takeoff and landing. After takeoff, you can use the device in flight mode if allowed by aircraft personnel. Mobile hotspot and tethering Use the device as a mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices. Refer to Mobile hotspot and tethering for more information. On the Settings screen, tap Mobile hotspot and tethering. • Mobile hotspot: Use the mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers or other devices through the Wi-Fi network. You can use this feature when the network connection is not available. • Bluetooth tethering: Use Bluetooth tethering to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers or other devices via Bluetooth. • USB tethering: Use USB tethering to share the device’s mobile data connection with a computer via USB. When connected to a computer, the device is used as a wireless modem for the computer. Data usage Keep track of your data usage amount and customise the settings for the limitation. On the Settings screen, tap Data usage. • Mobile data: Set the device to use data connections on any mobile network. • Set mobile data limit: Set a limit for mobile data usage. To change the monthly reset date for the monitoring period, tap → Change cycle. To use more options, tap MORE. • Restrict background data: Set the device to disable sync in the background while using a mobile network. • Show Wi-Fi usage: Set the device to show your data usage via Wi-Fi. • Restrict networks: Set the device to disable sync in the background while using Wi-Fi network. 76 Settings Mobile networks Configure your mobile network settings. On the Settings screen, tap Mobile networks. • 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 manually register a network. More connection settings Customise settings to control networks. On the Settings screen, tap More connection settings. Printing Configure settings for printer plug-ins installed on the device. You can search for available printers or add one manually to print files. VPN Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs). Default messaging app Select the default app to use for messaging. Ethernet The Ethernet option is available when an Ethernet adaptor is connected to the device. Use this option to activate the Ethernet feature and configure network settings. 77 Settings Device Sounds and notifications Change settings for various sounds on the device. On the Settings screen, tap Sounds and notifications. • Sound mode: Set the device to use sound mode or silent mode. • Volume: Adjust the volume level for call ringtones, music and videos, system sounds, and notifications. • Ringtones and sounds: Change the ringtone and system sound settings. • Vibrations: Add or select a vibration pattern. • Sound quality and effects: Select a sound effect to apply when you adjust to music. • Do not disturb: Change settings for managing interruptions. • Notifications on lock screen: Set whether or not to show the content of notifications on the locked screen. • App notifications: Change the notification settings for each app. Display Change the display settings. On the Settings screen, tap Display. • Brightness: Set the brightness of the display. • Font: Change the font size and type. • 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 the device is charging. 78 Settings Motions and gestures Activate the motion recognition feature and change the settings that control motion recognition on your device. On the Settings screen, tap Motions and gestures. • Smart alert: Set the device to alert you if you have missed calls or new messages when you pick up the device. Applications Manage the device’s apps and change their settings. On the Settings screen, tap Applications. Application manager View and manage the apps on your device. Default applications Select a default setting for using apps. Application settings Customise the settings for each app. Personal Wallpaper Change the wallpaper settings for the Home screen and the locked screen. On the Settings screen, tap Wallpaper. 79 Settings Lock screen and security Change settings for securing the device and the SIM or USIM card. On the Settings screen, tap Lock screen and security. The available options may vary depending on the screen lock method selected. • Screen lock type: Change the screen lock method. • Show information: Change settings for the items displayed on the locked screen. • Unlock effect: Select an effect that you see when you unlock the screen. • Find My Mobile: Access the Find my mobile website (findmymobile.samsung.com). You can track and control your lost or stolen device from the Find my mobile website. • Unknown sources: Set the device to allow the installation of apps from unknown sources. Privacy Change the settings for maintaining your privacy. On the Settings screen, tap Privacy. • Location: Change settings for location information permissions. • Private mode: Set the device to prevent others from accessing your personal content by activating private mode. • Report diagnostic info: Set the device to automatically send the device’s diagnostic and usage information to Samsung. 80 Settings Accessibility Use this feature to improve accessibility to the device. On the Settings screen, tap Accessibility. • Vision: Customise the settings to improve accessibility for visually impaired users. – – Dark screen: Set the device to turn the screen off at all times to keep the content on your screen private. – – Rapid key input: Set the device to enter a character when you release your finger from the character on the keyboard. You can use this feature to enter characters instead of releasing your finger and double-tapping on the screen. – – Speak passwords: Set the device to read the password aloud when you enter the password while TalkBack is activated. – – Font size: Change the font size. – – Magnification gestures: Set the device to magnify the screen and to zoom in on a specific area. – – Magnifier window: Activate a magnifier to zoom in on the screen to view a larger version of the content. – – Colour inversion: Reverse the display colours to improve visibility. – – Colour correction: Adjust the colour scheme for the screen when the device determines that you are colour blind or having difficulty reading content. – – 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: Change the settings for text-to-speech features used when TalkBack is activated, such as languages, speed, and more. • Hearing: Customise the settings to improve accessibility for users with hearing impairment. – – Turn off all sounds: Set the device to mute all device sounds, such as media sounds, and the caller’s voice during a call. – – Samsung subtitles (CC): Set the device to display closed captions on content supported by Samsung and to change the closed caption settings. – – Google subtitles (CC): Set the device to display closed captions on content supported by Google and to change the closed caption settings. 81 Settings – – Left/right sound balance: Set the device to adjust the sound balance when using a headset. – – Mono audio: Set the device to switch the sound output from stereo to mono when a headset is connected. • Dexterity and interaction: Customise the settings to improve accessibility for users who have reduced dexterity. – – Assistant menu: Set the device to show the assistive shortcut icon that helps you access functions supported by external buttons or features on the notifications panel. You can also edit the menu on the shortcut icon. – – Tap and hold delay: Set the recognition time for tapping and holding the screen. – – Interaction control: Activate interaction control mode to restrict the device’s reaction to inputs while using apps. • Direction lock: Create a directional combination to unlock the screen. • Direct access: Set the device to open selected accessibility menus when you press the Home button three times quickly. • Notification reminder: Set the device to alert you to notifications that you have not checked at the interval. • Answering and ending calls: Change the method of answering or ending calls. • Single tap mode: Set the device to control incoming calls or notifications by tapping the button instead of dragging it. • Services: View accessibility services installed on the device. Accounts Add email or SNS accounts. On the Settings screen, tap Accounts. 82 Settings Backup and reset Change the settings for managing settings and data. On the Settings screen, tap Backup and reset. • Back up my data: Back up your personal information and app data to the Samsung server. You can also set the device to automatically back up data. • Restore: Restore previously backed up personal information and app data from your Samsung account. • Backup account: Set up or edit your Google backup account. • Back up my data: Set the device to back up settings and app data to the Google server. • Automatic restore: Set the device to restore settings and app data when the apps are reinstalled on the device. • Auto restart: Set the device to restart itself at preset times for optimal performance. • Factory data reset: Reset settings to the factory default values and delete all data. System Language and input Change the settings for text input. Some options may not be available depending on the selected language. On the Settings screen, tap Language and input. • Language: Select a display language for all menus and apps. • Default keyboard: Select a default keyboard type for text input. • Samsung keyboard: Change the Samsung keyboard settings. The available options may vary depending on the region or service provider. • Google voice typing: Change the voice input settings. • Voice input: Change the settings for the voice recogniser. • Text-to-speech options: Change the text-to-speech settings. • Pointer speed: Adjust the pointer speed for the mouse or trackpad connected to your device. 83 Settings Battery View battery power information and change power saving options. On the Settings screen, tap Battery. • Power saving mode: Activate power-saving mode and change the settings for powersaving mode. • Ultra power saving mode: Extend standby time and reduce battery consumption by displaying a simpler layout and allowing limited access to an app. • Display battery percentage: Set the device to display the remaining battery life. The usage time left shows the time remaining before the battery power runs out. Usage time left may vary depending on your device settings and operating conditions. Storage View memory information for your device and memory card, or format a memory card. On the Settings screen, tap Storage. 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 apps occupy part of the memory. The available capacity may change when you upgrade the device. 84 Settings Date and time Access and alter the following settings to control how the device displays the time and date. On the Settings screen, tap Date and time. 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. • Automatic time zone: Set the device to receive time zone information from the network when you move across time zones. • Set date: Set the current date manually. • Set time: Set the current time manually. • Select time zone: Set the home time zone. • Use 24-hour format: Display time in 24-hour format. User manual View help information to learn how to use the device and apps or configure important settings. On the Settings screen, tap User manual. About device Access device information, edit the device name, or update device software. On the Settings screen, tap About device. 85 Appendix 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 more information, 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. For more information, contact your service provider. Your device does not turn on When the battery is completely discharged, your device will not turn on. Fully charge the battery before turning on the device. 86 Appendix The touch screen responds slowly or improperly • If you attach a screen protector 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 encounters a fatal error Try the following solutions. If the problem is still not resolved, contact a Samsung Service Centre. Restarting the device If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close apps or turn off the device and turn it on again. Forcing restart If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the Power key and the Volume Down key simultaneously for more than 7 seconds to restart it. Resetting the device If the methods above do not solve your problem, perform a factory data reset. On the Apps 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 in the device. 87 Appendix Calls are not connected • Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network. • Ensure that you have not set call barring for the phone number you are dialling. • Ensure that you have not set call barring for the incoming phone number. Others cannot hear you speaking on a call • Ensure that you are not covering the built-in microphone. • Ensure that the microphone is close to your mouth. • If using a headset, ensure that it is properly connected. Sound echoes during a call Adjust the volume by pressing the Volume button or move to another area. 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. Charge the battery. The battery does not charge properly (For Samsung-approved chargers) • Ensure that the charger is connected properly. • Visit a Samsung Service Centre and have the battery replaced. 88 Appendix The battery depletes faster than when first purchased • When you expose the device or 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 apps, 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 apps that require more power or use apps 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. If the device overheats or feels hot for a prolonged period, do not use it for a while. If the device continues to overheat, contact a Samsung Service Centre. Error messages appear when launching the camera Your device must have sufficient available memory and battery power to operate the camera app. If you receive error messages when launching the camera, try the following: • Charge the battery. • 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 app after trying these tips, contact a Samsung Service Centre. 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. 89 Appendix 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 app 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. 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. 90 Appendix 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 in the device has been lost Always make backup copies of all important data stored in the device. Otherwise, you cannot restore data if it is corrupted or lost. Samsung is not responsible for the loss of data stored in 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. There is not enough space in the device’s storage Delete unnecessary data, such as cache, using the Smart manager or manually delete unused apps or files to free up storage space. 91 Copyright Copyright © 2016 Samsung Electronics This manual is protected under international copyright laws. No part of this manual 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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