USER MANUAL SM-T587 English. 12/2018. Rev.1.0 www.samsung.com Table of Contents Basics Apps and features 4 6 42 44 48 50 52 53 61 68 72 73 74 75 77 78 82 83 84 9 13 15 16 19 20 22 24 28 38 40 Read me first Device overheating situations and solutions Device layout and functions Battery SIM or USIM card (nano-SIM card) Memory card (microSD card) Turning the device on and off Initial setup Samsung account Transferring data from your previous device Understanding the screen Notification panel Entering text 2 Installing or uninstalling apps Contacts Messages Internet Email Camera Gallery Multi window Memo Calendar My Files Clock Calculator SmartThings Sharing content Kids Mode Google apps Table of Contents Settings Appendix 86 86 118 Troubleshooting 95 96 96 97 98 99 101 102 103 111 113 114 115 116 117 117 Introduction Connections 87 Wi-Fi 89 Bluetooth 91 Data saver 91 Mobile Hotspot and Tethering 92 More connection settings Sounds and vibration Notifications Display 97 Screensaver Wallpaper Advanced features Device maintenance Apps Lock screen 102 Smart Lock Security 104 Private mode 106 Secure Folder Cloud and accounts 112 Users Google Accessibility General management Software update User manual About tablet 3 Basics 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, model specifications, 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. 4 Basics • 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, launch the Settings app and tap About tablet → Status. • Depending on the region, you can view the regulatory information on the device. To view the information, launch the Settings app and tap About tablet → Regulatory information. Instructional icons Warning: situations that could cause injury to yourself or others Caution: situations that could cause damage to your device or other equipment Notice: notes, usage tips, or additional information 5 Basics Device overheating situations and solutions When the device heats up while charging the battery While charging, the device and the charger may become hot. During wireless charging or fast charging, the device may feel hotter to the touch. This does not affect the device’s lifespan or performance and is in the device’s normal range of operation. If the battery becomes too hot, the charger may stop charging. Do the following when the device heats up: • Disconnect the charger from the device and close any running apps. Wait for the device to cool down and then begin charging the device again. • If the lower part of the device overheats, it could be because the connected USB cable is damaged. Replace the damaged USB cable with a new Samsung-approved one. • When using a wireless charger, do not place foreign materials, such as metal objects, magnets, and magnetic stripe cards, between the device and the wireless charger. The wireless charging or fast charging feature is only available on supported models. When the device heats up during use When you use features or apps that require more power or use them for extended periods, your device may temporarily heat up due to increased battery consumption. Close any running apps and do not use the device for a while. The following are examples of situations in which the device may overheat. Depending on the functions and apps you use, these examples may not apply to your model. • During the initial setup after purchase or when restoring data • When downloading large files 6 Basics • When using apps that require more power or using apps for extended periods – – When playing high-quality games for extended periods – – When recording videos for extended periods – – When streaming videos while using the maximum brightness setting – – When connecting to a TV • While multitasking (or, when running many apps in the background) – – When using Multi window – – When updating or installing apps while recording videos – – When downloading large files during a video call – – When recording videos while using a navigation app • When using large amount of data for syncing with the cloud, email, or other accounts • When using a navigation app in a car while the device is placed in direct sunlight • When using the mobile hotspot and tethering feature • When using the device in areas with weak signals or no reception • When charging the battery with a damaged USB cable • When the device’s multipurpose jack is damaged or exposed to foreign materials, such as liquid, dust, metal powder, and pencil lead • When you are roaming Do the following when the device heats up: • Keep the device updated with the latest software. • Conflicts between running apps may cause the device to heat up. Restart the device. • Deactivate the Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth features when not using them. • Close apps that increase battery consumption or that run in the background when not in use. • Delete unnecessary files or unused apps. • Decrease the screen brightness. • 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. 7 Basics Device limitations when the device overheats When the device heats up, the features and performance may be limited or the device may turn off to cool down. The feature is only available on supported models. • If the device becomes hotter than usual, a device overheating message will appear. To lower the device’s temperature, the screen brightness and the performance speed will be limited and battery charging will stop. Running apps will be closed and you will only be able to make emergency calls until the device cools down. • If the device overheats or feels hot for a prolonged period, a power off message will appear. Turn off the device, and wait until it cools down. Precautions for operating environment Your device may heat up due to the environment in the following conditions. Use caution to avoid shortening the battery’s lifespan, damaging the device, or causing a fire. • Do not store your device in very cold or very hot temperatures. • Do not expose your device to direct sunlight for extended periods. • Do not use or store your device for extended periods in very hot areas, such as inside a car in the summertime. • Do not place the device in any areas that may overheat, such as on an electric heating mat. • Do not store your device near or in heaters, microwaves, hot cooking equipment, or high pressure containers. • Never use a damaged charger or battery. 8 Basics Device layout and functions 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. 9 Basics Device layout Front camera Light sensor Power key Volume key Touchscreen Memory card slot Home key SIM card slot Recents key Back key Multipurpose jack Microphone Headset jack GPS antenna Main antenna Flash Rear camera Loud speaker Loud speaker 10 Basics The device and some accessories (sold separately) contain magnets. The American Heart Association (US) and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (UK) both warn that magnets can affect the operation of implanted pacemakers, cardioverters, defibrillators, insulin pumps or other electro medical devices (collectively, “Medical Device”) within the range of 15 cm (6 inches). If you are a user of any of these Medical Devices, DO NOT USE THIS DEVICE AND SOME ACCESSORIES (SOLD SEPARATELY) UNLESS YOU HAVE CONSULTED WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN. • Be careful not to expose the camera lens to a strong light source, such as direct sunlight. If the camera lens is exposed to a strong light source, such as direct sunlight, the camera image sensor may be damaged. A damaged image sensor is irreparable and will cause dots or spots in pictures. • Do not store your device and some accessories (sold separately) near magnetic fields. Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards, passbooks, and boarding passes, may be damaged by magnetic fields. • 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 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 touchscreen. The touchscreen may malfunction in humid conditions or when exposed to water. 11 Basics Keys Key Power Recents Function • 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. • Press to turn on the screen while the screen is locked. Home • Press to return to the Home screen. • Press and hold to launch Google. • Tap to return to the previous screen. Back • Tap and hold to access additional options for the current screen. Volume • Press to adjust the device volume. 12 Basics Battery Charging the battery Charge the battery before using it for the first time or when it has been unused for extended periods. Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device. Connecting the charger improperly may cause serious damage to the device. Any damage caused by misuse is not covered by the warranty. 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. 1 2 Connect the USB cable to the USB power adaptor. 3 4 Plug the USB power adaptor into an electric socket. Plug the USB cable into the device’s multipurpose jack. After fully charging, disconnect the charger from the device. Then, unplug the charger from the electric socket. 13 Basics Reducing the battery consumption Your device provides various options that help you conserve battery power. • Optimise the device using the device maintenance feature. • When you are not using the device, turn off the screen by pressing the Power key. • Activate power saving mode. • Close unnecessary apps. • Deactivate the Bluetooth feature when not in use. • Deactivate the Wi-Fi feature when not in use. • Deactivate auto-syncing of apps that need to be synced. • Decrease the backlight time. • Decrease the screen brightness. Battery charging tips and precautions • 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 losing power during a data transfer, always use these apps after fully charging the battery. • Using a power source other than the charger, such as a computer, may result in a slower charging speed due to a lower electric current. • 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 touchscreen may not function. If this happens, unplug the charger from the device. • While charging, the device and the charger 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 you charge the device while the multipurpose jack is wet, the device may be damaged. Thoroughly dry the multipurpose jack before charging the device. • If the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre. 14 Basics SIM or USIM card (nano-SIM card) Installing the SIM or USIM card Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider. • Use only a nano-SIM 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. Some LTE services may not be available depending on the service provider. For more information about service availability, contact your service provider. 1 2 Open the cover of the SIM card slot. 3 Push the SIM or USIM card into the slot until it locks in place. Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards. 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. 4 Close the cover of the SIM card slot. 15 Basics Removing the SIM or USIM card 1 2 Open the cover of the SIM card slot. 3 Close the cover of the SIM card slot. Press the SIM or USIM card with your finger, and then pull it out. Memory card (microSD card) Installing a memory card Your device’s memory card capacity may vary from other models and some memory cards may not be compatible with your device depending on the memory card manufacturer and type. To view your device’s maximum memory card capacity, refer to the Samsung website. • 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. 16 Basics • 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 will ask to reformat the card or will not recognise the card. To use the memory card, you must format it. If your device cannot format or recognise the memory card, contact the memory card manufacturer or a Samsung Service Centre. • 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. 1 2 Open the cover of the memory card slot. 3 4 Push the memory card into the slot until it locks in place. Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards. Close the cover of the memory card slot. 17 Basics Removing the memory card Before removing the memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. Launch the Settings app and tap Device maintenance → Storage → → Storage settings → SD card → UNMOUNT. 1 2 3 Open the cover of the memory card slot. Push the memory card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out. Close the cover of the memory card slot. Do not remove external storage, such as a memory card or USB storage, while the device is transferring or accessing information, or right after transferring data. Doing so can cause data to be corrupted or lost or cause damage to the external storage or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses, including loss of data, resulting from the misuse of external storage devices. 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. Launch the Settings app and tap Device maintenance → Storage → → Storage settings → SD card → Format. Before formatting the memory card, remember to make backup copies of all important data stored in the memory card. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss of data resulting from user actions. 18 Basics Turning the device on and off Press and hold the Power key 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 key, 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 19 Basics Initial setup 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. The initial setup procedures may vary depending on the device’s software and your region. 1 2 Turn on the device. Select your preferred device language and select . Select a language. 3 Select a Wi-Fi network and connect to it. If you do not connect to a Wi-Fi network, you may not be able to set up some device features during the initial setup. 4 5 Follow the on-screen instructions to proceed the initial setup. Set a screen lock method to protect your device. You can protect your personal information by preventing others from accessing your device. To set the screen lock method later, tap Not now. 20 Basics 6 Sign in to your Samsung account. You can enjoy Samsung services and keep your data up to date and secure across all of your devices. Refer to Samsung account for more information. 7 Select features you want to use and complete the initial setup. The Home screen will appear. 21 Basics Samsung account Introduction Your Samsung account is an integrated account service that allows you to use a variety of Samsung services provided by mobile devices, TVs, and the Samsung website. Once your Samsung account has been registered, you can keep your data up to date and secure across your Samsung devices with Samsung Cloud, track and control your lost or stolen device, and more. Create your Samsung account with your email address. To check the list of services that can be used with your Samsung account, visit account.samsung.com. For more information on Samsung accounts, launch the Settings app and tap Cloud and accounts → Accounts → Samsung account → → Help. Registering your Samsung account Registering a new Samsung account If you do not have a Samsung account, you should create one. 1 2 3 Launch the Settings app and tap Cloud and accounts → Accounts → Add account. Tap Samsung account → CREATE ACCOUNT. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete creating your account. 22 Basics Registering an existing Samsung account If you already have a Samsung account, register it to the device. 1 2 3 Launch the Settings app and tap Cloud and accounts → Accounts → Add account. Tap Samsung account → SIGN IN. Enter your email address and password, and then tap SIGN IN. If you forget your account information, tap Find ID or Reset password. You can find your account information when you enter the required information. 4 5 Read and agree to the terms and conditions and tap NEXT. Tap DONE to finish registering your Samsung account. Removing your Samsung account When you remove your registered Samsung account from the device, your data, such as contacts or events, will also be removed. 1 2 3 Launch the Settings app and tap Cloud and accounts → Accounts. Tap Samsung account → → Remove account. Tap REMOVE, enter your Samsung account password, and then tap CONFIRM. 23 Basics Transferring data from your previous device You can restore your data, such as images, contacts, messages, and apps from Samsung Cloud. You can also copy them from your previous device via Smart Switch. • This feature may not be 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. Smart Switch Transfer data between mobile devices via Smart Switch. To use Smart Switch, launch the Settings app and tap Cloud and accounts → Smart Switch. If you do not have the app, download it from Galaxy Apps or Play Store. Transferring data from a mobile device Transfer data from your previous device to your device wirelessly via Wi-Fi Direct. 24 Basics 1 On the previous device, launch Smart Switch. If you do not have the app, download it from Galaxy Apps or Play Store. 2 3 4 5 6 On your device, launch the Settings app and tap Cloud and accounts → Smart Switch. Place the devices near each other. On the previous device, tap WIRELESS → SEND. On your device, tap WIRELESS → RECEIVE and select the previous device type. Follow the on-screen instructions to transfer data from your previous device. Transferring data using external storage Transfer data using external storage, such as a microSD card. 1 2 3 4 Transfer data from your previous device to external storage. Insert or connect the external storage device to your device. On your device, launch the Settings app and tap Cloud and accounts → Smart Switch → EXTERNAL STORAGE → RESTORE. Follow the on-screen instructions to transfer data from external storage. 25 Basics Transferring backup data from a computer Transfer data between your device and a computer. You must download the Smart Switch computer version app from www.samsung.com/smartswitch. Back up data from your previous device to a computer and import the data to your device. 1 2 On the computer, visit www.samsung.com/smartswitch to download Smart Switch. 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. 3 4 Connect your previous device to the computer using the device’s USB cable. 5 6 Connect your device to the computer using the USB cable. On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to back up data from the device. Then, disconnect your previous device from the computer. On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to transfer data to your device. Viewing imported data You can view the imported data on the same app from your previous device. If your new device does not have the same apps to view or play the imported data, the data will be saved to a similar app. For example, if you import notes and your device does not have the Samsung Notes app, you can view the memos in the Memo app. 26 Basics Samsung Cloud Back up data from your previous device to Samsung Cloud and restore the data to your new device. You must register and sign in to your Samsung account to use Samsung Cloud. Refer to Samsung account for more information. Backing up data 1 2 On your previous device, sign in to your Samsung account. Launch the Settings app, select the backup option, and back up your data. • If your device supports Samsung Cloud, launch the Settings app, tap Cloud and accounts → Samsung Cloud, select your device under BACKUP AND RESTORE, tap Back up, and then back up your data. • The data backup method may vary depending on your model. • Some data will not be backed up. To check which data will be backed up, launch the Settings app, tap Cloud and accounts → Samsung Cloud, select your device under BACKUP AND RESTORE, and then tap Back up. Restoring data 1 On your new device, launch the Settings app and tap Cloud and accounts → Samsung Cloud. 2 3 Select your previous device under BACKUP AND RESTORE and tap Restore data. Tick the data types you want to restore and tap RESTORE. 27 Basics Syncing data You can sync data saved in your device with Samsung Cloud and access it from other devices. 1 On your new device, launch the Settings app and tap Cloud and accounts → Samsung Cloud. 2 3 Tap → Settings → Sync settings. Tap the switches next to the items you want to sync with. Checking data You can check the saved items and used memory of your Samsung Cloud. Launch the Settings app and tap Cloud and accounts → Samsung Cloud. • You can immediately check your used memory and saved items, such as, GALLERY and SAMSUNG CLOUD DRIVE. Tap each card and enter the next page. You can change the settings or check the saved data. • You can check the backup data in your Samsung account by using the BACKUP AND RESTORE option. Select your device and tap Restore data. Understanding the screen Controlling the touchscreen • Do not allow the touchscreen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touchscreen to malfunction. • To avoid damaging the touchscreen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply excessive pressure to it with your fingertips. • Leaving the touchscreen idle for extended periods may result in afterimages (screen burn-in) or ghosting. Turn off the touchscreen when you do not use the device. • The device may not recognise touch inputs close to the edges of the screen, which are outside of the touch input area. • It is recommended to use fingers when you use the touchscreen. 28 Basics Tapping Tap the screen. Tapping and holding Tap and hold the screen for approximately 2 seconds. Dragging Tap and hold an item and drag it to the target position. 29 Basics Double-tapping Double-tap the screen. Swiping Swipe upwards, downwards, to the left, or to the right. Spreading and pinching Spread two fingers apart or pinch on the screen. 30 Basics Home screen and Apps screen The Home screen is the starting point for accessing all of the device’s features. It displays widgets, shortcuts to apps, and more. The Apps screen displays icons for all apps, including newly installed apps. A widget An app A folder News screen indicator. View the latest articles in various categories. A screen indicator Favourite apps 31 Basics Switching between Home and Apps screens On the Home screen, swipe upwards or downwards to open the Apps screen. To return to the Home screen, swipe upwards or downwards on the Apps screen. Alternatively, press the Home key or tap the Back key. Home screen Apps screen If you add the Apps button on the Home screen, you can open the Apps screen by tapping the button. On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area and tap Home screen settings → Apps button → Show Apps button → APPLY. The Apps button will be added at the bottom of the Home screen. Apps button Moving items Tap and hold an item, and then drag it to a new location. To move the item to another panel, drag it to the side of the screen. To add a shortcut to an app on the Home screen, tap and hold an item on the Apps screen, and then drag it to the top or bottom of the screen. A shortcut to the app will be added on the Home screen. You can also move frequently used apps to the shortcuts area at the bottom of the Home screen. 32 Basics Creating folders Create folders and gather similar apps to quickly access and launch apps. 1 On the Home screen or the Apps screen, tap and hold an app, and then drag it over another app. 2 Drop the app when a folder frame appears around the apps. A new folder containing the selected apps will be created. Tap Enter folder name and enter a folder name. • Adding more apps Tap ADD APPS on the folder. Tick the apps to add and tap ADD. You can also add an app by dragging it to the folder. • Moving apps from a folder Tap and hold an app to drag it to a new location. • Deleting a folder Tap and hold a folder, and then tap Delete folder. Only the folder will be deleted. The folder’s apps will be relocated to the Apps screen. 33 Basics Editing the Home screen On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, or pinch your fingers together to access the editing options. You can set the wallpaper, add widgets, and more. You can also add, delete, or rearrange Home screen panels. • Adding panels: Swipe to the left, and then tap . • Moving panels: Tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location. • Deleting panels: Tap on the panel. • Wallpapers: Change the wallpaper settings for the Home screen and the locked screen. • Widgets: Widgets are small apps that launch specific app functions to provide information and convenient access on your Home screen. Tap and hold a widget, and then drag it to the Home screen. The widget will be added on the Home screen. • Home screen settings: Change the Home screen settings. Displaying all apps on the Home screen Without using a separate Apps screen, you can set the device to display all apps on the Home screen. On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, and then tap Home screen settings → Home screen layout → Home screen only → APPLY. You can now access all your apps by swiping to the left on the Home screen. 34 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 Location services being used New text or multimedia message Alarm activated Mute mode activated Vibration mode activated Flight mode activated Error occurred or caution required Battery charging Battery power level 35 Basics Lock screen Pressing the Power key 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, swipe in any direction when the screen turns on. If the screen is off, press the Power key or the Home key to turn on the screen. Locked screen 36 Basics Changing the screen lock method To change the screen lock method, launch the Settings app, tap Lock screen → Screen lock type, and then select a method. When you set a pattern, PIN, or password for the screen lock method, you can protect your personal information by preventing others from accessing your device. After setting the screen lock method, the device will require an unlock code whenever unlocking it. • Swipe: Swipe in any direction on the screen to unlock it. • Pattern: Draw a pattern with four or more dots to unlock the screen. • PIN: Enter a PIN with at least four numbers to unlock the screen. • Password: Enter a password with at least four characters, numbers, or symbols to unlock the screen. • None: Do not set a screen lock method. You can set your device to perform a factory data reset if you enter the unlock code incorrectly several times in a row and reach the attempt limit. Launch the Settings app, tap Lock screen → Secure lock settings, unlock the screen using the preset screen lock method, and then tap the Auto factory reset switch to activate it. Screen capture Capture a screenshot while using the device and write on, draw on, crop, or share the captured screen. You can capture the current screen and scrollable area. Capturing a screenshot Use the following methods to capture a screenshot. Captured screenshots will be saved in Gallery. • Key capture: Press and hold the Volume Down key and the Power key simultaneously. • Swipe capture: Swipe your hand to the left or right across the screen. • It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps and features. • If capturing a screenshot by swiping is not activated, launch the Settings app, tap Advanced features, and then tap the Palm swipe to capture switch to activate it. 37 Basics After capturing a screenshot, use the following options on the toolbar at the bottom of the screen: • Scroll capture: Capture the current content and the hidden content on an elongated page, such as a webpage. When you tap Scroll capture, the screen will automatically scroll down and more content will be captured. • Draw: Write or draw on the screenshot. • Crop: Crop a portion from the screenshot. The cropped area will be saved in Gallery. • Share: Share the screenshot with others. If the options are not visible on the captured screen, launch the Settings app, tap Advanced features, and then tap the Smart capture switch to activate it. Notification panel When you receive new notifications, indicator icons appear on the status bar. To see more information about the icons, open the notification panel and view the details. To open the notification panel, drag the status bar downwards. To close the notification panel, swipe upwards on the screen. You can open the notification panel, even on the locked screen. 38 Basics You can use the following functions on the notification panel. Launch Settings. Quick setting buttons View the notification details and perform various actions. Clear all notifications. Access the notification settings. Using quick setting buttons Tap quick setting buttons to activate certain features. Swipe downwards on the notification panel to view more buttons. To change feature settings, tap the text under each button. To view more detailed settings, tap and hold a button. To rearrange buttons, tap → Button order, tap and hold a button, and then drag it to another location. 39 Basics Entering text Keyboard layout A keyboard appears automatically when you enter text to send messages, create notes, and more. • When the keyboard is opened for the first time, the keyboard setup screen will appear. Set the input language, keyboard type, and keyboard settings and then tap START. • Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter text, you must change the input language to one of the supported languages. View more keyboard functions. Additional keyboard functions Delete a preceding character. Enter uppercase. For all caps, tap it twice. Break to the next line. Enter symbols. Move the cursor. Enter a space. Changing the input language Tap → Languages and types → MANAGE INPUT LANGUAGES, and then select the languages to use. When you select two or more languages, you can switch between the input languages by swiping to the left or right on the space key. 40 Basics Additional keyboard functions • : Predict words based on your input and show word suggestions. To return to the keyboard functions list, tap . • : Enter emoticons. • : Enter stickers. • : Enter text by voice. • • • : Change the keyboard settings. → : Add an item from the clipboard. → : Switch to the floating or split keyboard. You can move the keyboard to another location by dragging the tab. Copying and pasting 1 2 3 Tap and hold over text. Drag or to select the desired text, or tap Select all to select all text. Tap Copy or Cut. The selected text is copied to the clipboard. 4 Tap and hold where the text is to be inserted and tap Paste. To paste text that you have previously copied, tap Clipboard and select the text. 41 Apps and features Installing or uninstalling apps Galaxy Apps Purchase and download apps. You can download apps that are specialised for Samsung Galaxy devices. Launch the Galaxy Apps app. This app may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Installing apps Browse apps by category or tap the search field 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 → Settings → Auto update apps, and then select an option. Play Store Purchase and download apps. Launch the Play Store app. Installing apps Browse apps by category or search for apps by 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. 42 → Settings → Auto-update apps, and Apps and features Managing apps Uninstalling or disabling apps Tap and hold an app and select an option. • Disable: Disable selected default apps that cannot be uninstalled from the device. • Uninstall: Uninstall downloaded apps. Enabling apps Launch the Settings app, tap Apps → → Disabled, select an app, and then tap ENABLE. Setting app permissions For some apps to operate properly, they may need permission to access or use information on your device. When you open an app, a pop-up window may appear and request access to certain features or information. Tap ALLOW on the pop-up window to grant permissions to the app. To view your app permission settings, launch the Settings app and tap Apps. Select an app and tap Permissions. You can view the app’s permissions list and change its permissions. To view or change app permission settings by permission category, launch the Settings app and tap Apps → → App permissions. Select an item and tap the switches next to apps to grant permissions. If you do not grant permissions to apps, the basic features of the apps may not function properly. 43 Apps and features Contacts Introduction Create new contacts or manage contacts on the device. Adding contacts Creating a new contact 1 2 Launch the Contacts app, tap , and then select a storage location. Enter contact information. Select a storage location. Add an image. Enter contact information. Open more information fields. Depending on the selected storage location, the types of information you can save may vary. 3 Tap SAVE. 44 Apps and features Importing contacts Add contacts by importing them from other storages to your device. 1 Launch the Contacts app and tap → Manage contacts → Import/Export contacts → IMPORT. 2 3 4 Select a storage location to import contacts from. Tick VCF files or contacts to import and tap DONE. Select a storage location to save contacts to and tap IMPORT. Synching contacts with your web accounts Sync your device contacts with online contacts saved in your web accounts, such as your Samsung account. 1 Launch the Settings app, tap Cloud and accounts → Accounts and select the account to sync with. 2 Tap Sync account and tap the Sync Contacts switch to activate it. For the Samsung account, tap → Sync settings and tap the Contacts switch to activate it. 45 Apps and features Searching for contacts Launch the Contacts app. 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. Tap the contact. Then take one of the following actions: • : Add to favourite contacts. • : Compose a message. • : Compose an email. Sharing contacts You can share contacts with others by using various sharing options. 1 2 3 Launch the Contacts app and tap → Share. Select contacts and tap SHARE. Select a sharing method. 46 Apps and features Saving and sharing profile Save and share your profile information, such as your photo and status message, with others using the profile sharing feature. • The profile sharing feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • The profile sharing feature is only available for contacts who have activated the profile sharing feature on their device. 1 2 3 Launch the Contacts app and select your profile. Tap EDIT, edit your profile, and tap SAVE. Tap → Profile sharing, and then tap the switch to activate it. To use the profile sharing feature, your phone number must be verified. You can view your contacts’ updated profile information in Contacts. To change the scope of contacts to share your profile with, tap Share with, select an item to share, and then select an option. Merging duplicate contacts When you import contacts from other storages, or sync contacts with other accounts, your contacts list may include duplicate contacts. Merge duplicate contacts into one to streamline your contacts list. 1 2 Launch the Contacts app and tap → Manage contacts → Merge contacts. Tick contacts and tap MERGE. Deleting contacts 1 2 Launch the Contacts app and tap → Delete. Select contacts and tap DELETE. To delete contacts one by one, open the contacts list and tap a contact. Then tap → Delete. 47 Apps and features Messages Introduction Send and view messages by conversation. Sending messages You may incur additional charges for sending messages when you are roaming. 1 2 3 Launch the Messages app and tap . Add recipients and tap COMPOSE. Enter a message. Access additional options. Edit recipients. Add recipients from the contacts list. Attach files. Send the message. Enter a message. 4 Tap Enter stickers. to send the message. 48 Apps and features Viewing messages Messages are grouped into message threads by contact. You may incur additional charges for receiving messages when you are roaming. 1 2 3 Launch the Messages app and tap CONVERSATIONS. On the messages list, select a contact. View your conversation. To reply to the message, tap Enter message, enter a message, and then tap . Blocking unwanted messages Block messages from specific numbers added to your block list. 1 2 Launch the Messages app and tap → Settings → Block messages → Block numbers. Tap INBOX and select a contact. Or, tap CONTACTS, select contacts, and then tap . To manually enter a number, tap Enter number, and then enter a phone number. Setting the message notification You can change notification sound, display options, and more. 1 Launch the Messages app, tap → Settings → Notifications, and then tap the switch to activate it. 2 Change the notification settings. Setting a message reminder You can set an alert at an interval to let you know that you have unchecked notifications. If this feature is not activated, launch the Settings app, tap Accessibility → Notification reminder, and then tap the switch to activate it. Then, tap the Messages switch to activate it. 49 Apps and features Internet Introduction Browse the Internet to search for information and bookmark your favourite webpages to access them conveniently. Browsing webpages 1 2 3 Launch the Internet app. Tap the address field. Enter the web address or a keyword, and then tap Go. To view the toolbars, drag your finger downwards slightly on the screen. Bookmark the current webpage. Access additional options. Move between pages. View your bookmarks, saved webpages, and recent browsing history. Close the tab. Open the homepage. Open a new tab. Refresh the current webpage. Quick menu 50 Apps and features Using secret mode In secret mode, you can separately manage open tabs, bookmarks, and saved pages. You can lock secret mode using a password. Activating secret mode Tap → Turn on Secret mode. If you are using this feature for the first time, set whether to use a password for secret mode. In secret mode, you cannot use some features, such as screen capture. In secret mode, the device will change the colour of the toolbars. Changing security settings You can change your password or the lock method. Tap → Settings → Privacy → Secret mode security → Change password. Deactivating secret mode Tap → Turn off Secret mode. 51 Apps and features Email Setting up email accounts Set up an email account when opening Email for the first time. 1 2 Launch the Email app. Enter the email address and password, and then tap SIGN IN. To manually register an email account, tap MANUAL SETUP. 3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. To set up another email account, tap → → Add account. If you have more than one email account, you can set one as the default account. Tap → → Set default account. → Sending emails 1 2 3 Tap to compose an email. Add recipients and enter a subject line and text. Tap SEND to send the mail. Reading emails When Email is open, the device will automatically retrieve new emails. To manually retrieve emails, swipe downwards on the top of the emails list. Tap an email on the screen to read it. If email syncing is disabled, new emails cannot be retrieved. To enable email syncing, tap → → your account name, and then tap the Sync account switch to activate it. 52 Apps and features Camera Introduction Take photos and record videos using various modes and settings. 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. Launching Camera Launch the Camera app. • Some methods may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • If photos you take appear blurry, clean the camera lens and try again. 53 Apps and features Basic shooting Taking photos or recording videos 1 2 Tap the image on the preview screen where the camera should focus. Tap to take a photo or tap to record a video. Switch between the front and rear cameras. Shooting modes Preview thumbnail Take a photo. Current mode Record a video. Camera settings Options for current shooting mode • To adjust the brightness of photos or videos, tap the screen. When the adjustment bar appears, drag on the adjustment bar towards or . • To capture an image from the video while recording, tap . • To change the focus while recording a video, tap where you want to focus. To use auto focus mode, tap . • The preview screen may vary depending on the shooting mode and which camera is being used. • The camera automatically shuts off when unused. • Make sure that the lens is not damaged or contaminated. Otherwise, the device may not work properly in some modes that require high resolutions. • Your device’s camera features a wide-angle lens. Minor distortion may occur in wide-angle photos or videos and does not indicate device performance problems. 54 Apps and features Adding another camera button Add another camera button to the location you want on the screen to capture photos more conveniently. Drag to the preview screen. Zooming in and out Use various methods to zoom in or out. • Spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out. • Control the zoom with one finger. Drag on the zoom bar towards or . Zooming features are available only when using the rear camera. Using the focus and exposure features You can lock the focus or exposure on a selected area to prevent the camera from automatically adjusting based on changes to the subjects or light sources. Tap and hold the area to focus, the AF/AE frame will appear on the area and the focus and exposure setting will be locked. The setting remains locked even after you take a photo. This feature is available only in AUTO and PRO modes. 55 Apps and features Using shooting modes To change the shooting mode, drag the shooting modes list to the left or right, or swipe to the left or right on the preview screen. Select a shooting mode you want. You can edit the shooting modes list. On the preview screen, tap → Edit camera modes. Alternatively, tap and hold the shooting modes list on the preview screen. Auto mode Auto mode allows the camera to evaluate the surroundings and determine the ideal mode for the photo. On the shooting modes list, tap AUTO. Beauty mode Take a photo with lightened skin tone and modified facial features. On the shooting modes list, tap BEAUTY. To apply beauty effect, tap information. and select options. Refer to Applying beauty effects for more Pro mode Capture photos and videos while manually adjusting various shooting options, such as exposure value and ISO value. On the shooting modes list, tap PRO. Select options and customise the settings, and then tap to take a photo or tap to record a video. Available options • : Change the exposure value. This determines how much light the camera’s sensor receives. For low-light situations, use a higher exposure. • : 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. • : Select an appropriate white balance, so images have a true-to-life colour range. You can set the colour temperature. 56 Apps and features Panorama mode Using panorama mode, take a series of photos and then stitch them together to create a wide scene. To get the best shots using panorama mode, follow these tips: • Move the camera slowly in one direction. • Keep the image within the frame on the camera’s viewfinder. If the preview image is out of the guide frame or you do not move the device, the device will automatically stop taking photos. • Avoid taking photos of indistinct backgrounds, such as an empty sky or a plain wall. 1 2 3 On the shooting modes list, tap PANORAMA. Tap and move the device slowly in one direction. Tap to stop taking photos. Night mode Take a photo in low-light conditions, without using the flash. On the shooting modes list, tap NIGHT. HDR mode Take photos with rich colours and reproduce details even in bright and dark areas. On the shooting modes list, tap HDR. Without effect With effect 57 Apps and features Continuous shot mode Take a series of photos of moving subjects. On the shooting modes list, tap CONTINUOUS SHOT. Tap and hold to take several photos continuously. Sports mode Take clearer photos of fast-moving subjects, such as a person running or a pet in motion. On the shooting modes list, tap SPORTS. You must first add this mode to the shooting modes list before you can use it. On the preview screen, tap → Edit camera modes → Rear camera, and then tick Sports. Selfie mode Take self-portraits with the front camera. You can preview various beauty effects on the screen. 1 On the preview screen, swipe upwards or downwards, or tap camera for self-portraits. 2 3 4 On the shooting modes list, tap SELFIE. to switch to the front Face the front camera lens. Tap to take a photo. Alternatively, show your palm to the front camera. After recognising your palm, a countdown timer will appear. When the time is up, the device will take a photo. To use various shooting options for the front camera, tap and then tap the switches to activate them. 58 → Shooting methods, Apps and features Applying beauty effects You can modify facial features, such as your skin tone or face shape, before taking selfportraits. This feature is available only in SELFIE and BEAUTY modes. 1 2 On the preview screen, tap . Select the options below to apply beauty effects to your face on the preview screen and take a photo of yourself. • Skin: Make your skin appear brighter and clearer. • Face: Adjust the face shape and make your face appear slimmer. • Eyes: Make your eyes appear bigger. Customising camera settings Options for current shooting mode On the preview screen, use the following options. The available options may vary depending on the shooting mode and which camera is being used. • : Select a filter effect to use when taking photos or recording videos. • : Activate or deactivate the flash. • : Select a metering method. This determines how light values are calculated. Centre-weighted uses the light in the centre portion of the shot to calculate the exposure of the shot. Spot uses the light in a concentrated centre area of the shot to Matrix averages the entire scene. calculate the exposure of the shot. 59 Apps and features Camera settings On the preview screen, tap shooting mode. . Some options may not be available depending on the REAR CAMERA • Picture size: Select a resolution for photos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality photos, but they will take up more memory. • Video size: Select a resolution for videos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality videos, but they will take up more memory. • Timer: Select the length of the delay before the camera automatically takes a photo. FRONT CAMERA • Picture size: Select a resolution for photos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality photos, but they will take up more memory. • Video size: Select a resolution for videos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality videos, but they will take up more memory. • Timer: Select the length of the delay before the camera automatically takes a photo. • Save pictures as previewed: Invert the image to create a mirror-image of the original scene, when taking photos with the front camera. • Shooting methods: Select shooting options to use. COMMON • Edit camera modes: View available shooting modes or edit the shooting modes list. • Full screen view (16:9): Set the device to preview photos or videos using the full screen ratio. • Grid lines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects. • Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to the photo. • GPS signal strength may decrease in locations where the signal is 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 location tag setting. 60 Apps and features • Review pictures: Set the device to show photos after capturing them. • Storage location: Select the memory location for storage. This feature will appear when you insert a memory card. • Floating Camera button: Add a camera button that you can place anywhere on the screen. • Press Volume key to: Set the device to use the Volume key to control the shutter, zoom in or out, or adjust the volume level for system sounds. • Reset settings: Reset the camera settings. Gallery Introduction View images and videos stored in your device. You can also manage images and videos by album or create stories to share with others. 61 Apps and features Viewing images 1 2 Launch the Gallery app and tap PICTURES. Select an image. Access additional options. Add the image to favourites. Add a sticker. Draw on the image. Apply a filter or effect. Share the image with others. Modify the image. Delete the image. Image and video preview thumbnails You can create a GIF animation or collage from multiple images. On the list, tap → Create GIF or Create collage, and then select images. Searching for images Launch the Gallery app and tap locations, or documents. to view images sorted by category, such as types, To search for images by entering keywords, tap the search field. 62 Apps and features Viewing videos 1 2 3 Launch the Gallery app and tap PICTURES. Select a video to play. Video files show the Tap icon on the preview thumbnail. to play the video. Display your videos. Skip to the previous video. Tap and hold to rewind. Access additional options. Capture the current screen. Skip to the next video. Tap and hold to fast-forward. Rewind or fast-forward by dragging the bar. Pause and resume playback. Lock the playback screen. Change screen ratio. Switch to the pop-up video player. Create an animated GIF. 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. 63 Apps and features Viewing the details of images and videos You can view file details, such as people, location, and basic information. If there is auto created content, such as a story or a GIF, the content will also be displayed. While viewing an image or on the video preview screen, drag upwards on the screen. File details will appear. You can also view related content by tapping information on the screen. Edit information. File details People information Location information Auto created content Tags Viewing albums You can view your images and videos sorted by folders or albums. The movies, animated GIFs, or collages that you have created will also be sorted in your folders on the albums list. Launch the Gallery app, tap ALBUMS, and then select an album. Hiding albums You can hide albums. You cannot hide albums created by default, such as the Camera and Screenshots albums. 1 2 Launch the Gallery app and tap ALBUMS. Tap → Hide or unhide albums. 64 Apps and features 3 Select albums to hide and tap APPLY. To show albums again, tap → Hide or unhide albums, deselect albums to show, and then tap APPLY. Viewing stories When you capture or save images and videos, the device will read their date and location tags, sort the images and videos, and then create stories. To create stories automatically, you must capture or save multiple images and videos. Launch the Gallery app, tap STORIES, and then select a story. Creating stories Create stories with various themes. 1 2 3 4 Launch the Gallery app and tap STORIES. Tap → Create story. Enter a title for the story and tap CREATE. Tick images or videos to include in the story and tap DONE. To add images or videos to a story, select a story and tap ADD. To remove images or videos from a story, select a story, tap → Edit, tick images or videos to remove, and then tap → Remove from story. Deleting stories 1 2 Launch the Gallery app and tap STORIES. Tap and hold a story to delete, and tap DELETE. 65 Apps and features Sharing albums Create albums and share them with your family and friends saved in your contacts. They can view shared albums on devices signed in to their Samsung account, such as smartphones, TVs, or refrigerators. • To use this feature, you must register and sign in to your Samsung account. • You may incur additional charges when sharing files via the mobile network. Creating albums to share 1 Launch the Gallery app and tap SHARED. When you use this feature for the first time, tap GET STARTED and agree to the terms and conditions of Samsung Social. 2 3 4 Tap . Enter a title for the album. Select a group to share with. If you want to create a group, tap Add group, enter a group name, and select contacts to add to the group. 5 Tap DONE. The recipients will receive a notification. 66 Apps and features Adding images or videos to an album 1 2 3 4 Launch the Gallery app and tap SHARED. Select an album to add images or videos. Tap ADD and tick images or videos to add. Tap DONE. Syncing images and videos with Samsung Cloud You can sync images and videos saved in Gallery with Samsung Cloud and access them from other devices. You must register and sign in to your Samsung account to use Samsung Cloud. Refer to Samsung account for more information. Launch the Gallery app, tap → Settings, and then tap the Samsung Cloud switch to activate it. Images and videos captured on the device will be automatically saved to Samsung Cloud. Deleting images or videos Deleting an image or a video Select an image or a video and tap at the bottom of the screen. Deleting multiple images and videos 1 2 3 On the Gallery screen, tap and hold an image or a video to delete. Tick the images or videos to delete. Tap DELETE. 67 Apps and features Multi window Introduction Multi window lets you run two apps at the same time in the split screen view. You can also run multiple apps at the same time in the pop-up view. Some apps may not support this feature. Split screen view 1 2 Tap the Recents key to open the list of recently used apps. Swipe upwards or downwards and tap on a recent app window. The selected app will launch in the upper window. 3 In the lower window, swipe upwards or downwards to select another app to launch. To launch apps not in the list of recently used apps, tap APP LIST and select an app. 68 Apps and features Using additional options Tap the bar between the app windows to access additional options. Add this app pair to the Home screen. Switch locations between app windows. Close the app. Switch the selected window to a pop-up view. Adjusting the window size Drag the bar between the app windows up or down to adjust the size of the windows. When you drag the bar between the app windows to the top or bottom edge of the screen, the window will be maximised. Minimising the split screen view Press the Home key to minimise the split screen view. The icon will appear on the status bar. The app in the lower window will close and the app in the upper window will remain active in the minimised split screen view. Minimised split screen To close the minimised split screen view, tap . 69 Apps and features Adding app pairs to the Home screen When you add app pairs to the Home screen, you can launch two apps in the split screen view with a single tap. Tap the bar between the app windows and tap . The current app pair will be added on the Home screen. App pair 70 Apps and features Pop-up view 1 2 Tap the Recents key to open the list of recently used apps. Swipe upwards or downwards, tap and hold an app window, and then drag it to Drop here for pop-up view. The app screen will appear in the pop-up view. Minimise the window. Close the app. Maximise the window. Moving pop-up windows To move a pop-up window, tap the window’s toolbar and drag it to a new location. 71 Apps and features Memo Create memos and organise them by category. Open the Tools folder and launch the Memo app. Composing memos Tap on the memos list and enter a memo. While composing a memo, use the following options: • Category: Create or set a category. • Tasks: Add tick boxes at the beginning of each row to create a list of tasks. • Image: Insert images. • Drawing: Write or draw memos to insert. You can select pen thickness and colour. • Voice: Make a voice recording to insert. To save the memo, tap SAVE. To edit a memo, tap a memo, and then tap the content of the memo. Searching for memos Tap SEARCH on the memos list and enter a keyword to search for memos that include the keyword. 72 Apps and features Calendar Introduction Manage your schedule by entering upcoming events or tasks in your planner. Creating events 1 Launch the Calendar app and tap or double-tap a date. If the date already has saved events or tasks in it, tap the date and tap 2 Enter event details. Set the duration. Select a sticker to display with the event. Enter a title. Change the event's colour. Select a calendar to save the event to. Set an alarm. Enter the location. Add a note. Attach a map. Add more details. 3 . Tap SAVE to save the event. 73 Apps and features Creating tasks 1 2 3 Launch the Calendar app and tap VIEW → Tasks. Tap and enter task details. Tap SAVE to save the task. Syncing events and tasks with your accounts 1 Launch the Settings app, tap Cloud and accounts → Accounts and select the account to sync with. 2 Tap Sync account and tap the Sync Calendar switch to activate it. For the Samsung account, tap → Sync settings and tap the Calendar switch to activate it. To add accounts to sync with, launch the Calendar app and tap → Manage calendars → Add account. Then, select an account to sync with and sign in. When an account is added, a blue circle is displayed next to the account name. My Files Access and manage various files stored in the device or in other locations, such as cloud storage services. Open the Tools folder and launch the My Files app. View files that are stored in each storage. You can also view files in your device or a memory card by category. To free up the device’s storage, tap → Get more space. To search for files or folders, tap the search field, and then enter a keyword. Alternatively, tap , and then speak a keyword. 74 Apps and features Clock Introduction Set alarms, check the current time in many cities around the world, time an event, or set a specific duration. ALARM Launch the Clock app and tap ALARM. Setting alarms Tap in the alarms list, set an alarm time, select the days on which the alarm will repeat, set other various alarm options, and then tap SAVE. To open the keypad to enter an alarm time, tap the time input field. To activate or deactivate alarms, tap the switch 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 and hold an alarm, tick alarms to delete, and then tap DELETE. 75 Apps and features WORLD CLOCK Launch the Clock app and tap WORLD CLOCK. Creating clocks Tap , enter a city name or select a city from the globe, and then tap ADD. Deleting clocks Tap and hold a clock, tick clocks to delete, and then tap DELETE. STOPWATCH 1 2 Launch the Clock app and tap STOPWATCH. Tap START to time an event. To record lap times while timing an event, tap LAP. 3 Tap STOP to stop timing. To restart the timing, tap RESUME. To clear lap times, tap RESET. 76 Apps and features TIMER 1 2 Launch the Clock app and tap TIMER. Set the duration, and then tap START. To open the keypad to enter the duration, tap the duration input field. 3 Tap DISMISS when the timer goes off. Calculator Perform simple or complex calculations. Launch the Calculator app. You can see the calculation history at the upper part of the screen. To clear the history, tap CLEAR HISTORY. To use the unit conversion tool, tap or temperature, into other units. . You can convert various values, such as area, length, 77 Apps and features SmartThings Introduction Connect to nearby devices, such as Bluetooth headsets or other smartphones, easily and quickly. You can also control and manage TVs, home appliances, and Internet of Things (IoT) products with your tablet. • Connecting with nearby devices: Connect with nearby devices, such as Bluetooth headsets or wearable devices, easily and quickly. • Registering and controlling home appliances, TVs, and IoT products: Register smart refrigerators, washers, air conditioners, air purifiers, TVs, and Internet of Things (IoT) products on your tablet, and view their status or control them from your tablet’s screen. • Receiving notification: Receive notifications from connected devices on your tablet. For example, when the laundry is finished, you can receive a notification on your tablet. Launch the SmartThings app. The dashboard will appear. Access additional options. SmartThings tips Search for and register nearby devices. Supported devices View the dashboard. Manage automations. Manage locations and devices. 78 Apps and features • To use SmartThings, your tablet and other devices must be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network. • To fully use SmartThings, you must register and sign in to your Samsung account. • The devices you can connect may vary depending on the region or service provider. To see the list of connectable devices, launch the SmartThings app and tap SUPPORTED DEVICES. • Available features may differ depending on the connected device. • Connected devices’ own errors or defects are not covered by the Samsung warranty. When errors or defects occur on the connected devices, contact the device’s manufacturer. Connecting to nearby devices Connect to nearby devices, such as Bluetooth headsets, easily and quickly. Connection methods may vary depending on the type of connected devices or the shared content. 1 2 3 Launch the SmartThings app. On the dashboard, tap Add device. Select a device from the list and connect to it by following the on-screen instructions. Using home appliances, TVs, and IoT products View the status of your smart appliances, TVs, and IoT products from your tablet’s screen. You can group devices by location and add rules to control the devices easily and conveniently. Connecting devices 1 2 Launch the SmartThings app. On the dashboard, tap Add device. 79 Apps and features 3 Select a device from the list. under ADD DEVICE MANUALLY and select a If there is no device on the list, tap device type. Or, tap Search and enter the device or model name. 4 Follow the on-screen instructions to register devices. Viewing and controlling connected devices You can view and control the devices. For example, you can check the ingredients in your refrigerator or adjust the TV volume. 1 Launch the SmartThings app and tap Devices. The list of connected devices will appear. 2 View the status of devices on the list. To control the devices, select a device. When the device controller supplied with the selected device is downloaded, you can control the device. Adding devices and scenes by locations Add devices by locations, view the list of devices in a same location, and control them. You can also add a scene to a location to control multiple devices at the same time. Adding locations 1 2 Launch the SmartThings app and tap Devices → ALL DEVICES → Add location. Enter the location name. To set a location, tap Geolocation to select a location on the map and tap DONE. 3 Tap SAVE. Your location will be added. To add devices to the location, tap ADD DEVICE and follow the on-screen instructions to register devices. The devices will be added to the location. 80 Apps and features Adding scenes Add a scene and register devices to it to control multiple devices at the same time with a single tap of a button or with a voice command. Launch the SmartThings app, select a location, tap → Add scene, and then set scene options. You can set the scene name, icon, and devices. Adding automations You can also set an automation to perform actions automatically depending on the preset time or the status of devices. For example, add an automation to turn on the audio automatically every day at 7:00 AM. 1 2 3 4 Launch the SmartThings app and tap Automations → ADD AUTOMATION. Select the conditions when you want to activate the automation. Select an option and tap NEXT. Tap ADD next to Then and set actions to perform. To receive a notification when an automation runs, tap Notify members, enter the message, and then tap DONE. 5 When you are finished, tap SAVE. Receiving notifications You can receive notifications from connected devices on your tablet. For example, when the laundry is finished, you can receive a notification on your tablet. To set devices to receive notifications, launch the SmartThings app, tap → Settings → Notifications → ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS, and then tap the switches next to the devices you want. 81 Apps and features Sharing content Share content by using various sharing options. The following actions are an example of sharing images. You may incur additional charges when sharing files via the mobile network. 1 2 Launch the Gallery app and select an image. Tap and select a sharing method, such as message and email. When you have a communication or sharing history, the people you contacted will appear on the sharing options panel. To directly share content with them via the corresponding app, select a person’s icon. If the feature is not activated, launch the Settings app, tap Advanced features, and then tap the Direct share switch to activate it. 82 Apps and features Using additional features • Link Sharing: Share large files. Upload files to the Samsung storage server and share them with others via a Web link or a code. To use this feature, your phone number must be verified. • Share to device: Share content with nearby devices via Wi-Fi Direct or Bluetooth, or with SmartThings supported devices. You can also view your device’s displayed content on a large screen by connecting your device to a Smart View-enabled TV or monitor. When the image is sent to the recipients’ devices, a notification will appear on their devices. Tap the notification to view or download the image. Kids Mode Provide a fun and safe environment for children by restricting children’s access to certain apps or content. To start kids mode, launch the Kids Mode app. Alternatively, launch the Kids Mode app on the Home screen. When you launch this app for the first time, set PIN. Then, follow the on-screen instructions. An app Access parental controls. Exit kids mode. 83 Apps and features Google apps Google provides entertainment, social network, and business apps. You may require a Google account to access some apps. 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 the world map, and view location information for various places around you. Play Music Discover, listen to, and share music on your device. You can upload music collections stored on your device to the cloud and access them later. Play Movies & TV Purchase or rent videos, such as movies and TV programmes, from Play Store. Drive Store your content on the cloud, access it from anywhere, and share it with others. 84 Apps and features YouTube Watch or create videos and share them with others. Photos Search for, manage, and edit all your photos and videos from various sources in one place. Google Search quickly for items on the Internet or your device. Hangouts Send messages, images, and emoticons to your friends and have video calls with them. 85 Settings Introduction Customise device settings. You can make your device more personalised by configuring various setting options. Launch the Settings app. To search for settings by entering keywords, tap . Connections Options Change settings for various connections, such as the Wi-Fi feature and Bluetooth. On the Settings screen, tap Connections. • Wi-Fi: Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other network devices. Refer to Wi-Fi for more information. • Bluetooth: Use Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. Refer to Bluetooth for more information. • Data usage: Keep track of your data usage amount and customise the settings for the limitation. Set the device to automatically disable the mobile data connection when the amount of mobile data you have used reaches your specified limit. You can also activate the data saver feature to prevent some apps running in the background from sending or receiving data. Refer to Data saver for more information. 86 Settings • Flight mode: Set the device to disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services. Follow the regulations provided by the airline and the instructions of aircraft personnel. In cases where it is allowed to use the device, always use it in flight mode. • Mobile Hotspot and Tethering: Use the device as a mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices when the network connection is not available. Connections can be made via Wi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth. Refer to Mobile Hotspot and Tethering for more information. • Mobile networks: Configure your mobile network settings. • Location: Change settings for location information permissions. • More connection settings: Customise settings to control other features. Refer to More connection settings for more information. Wi-Fi Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other network devices. Turn off Wi-Fi to save the battery when not in use. Connecting to a Wi-Fi network 1 2 On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it. Select a network from the Wi-Fi networks list. Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon. Enter the password and 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. • If you cannot connect to a Wi-Fi network properly, restart your device’s Wi-Fi feature or the wireless router. 87 Settings Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi Direct connects devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access point. 1 2 On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it. 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. The devices will be connected when the other device accepts the Wi-Fi Direct connection request. 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. 1 2 3 Launch the Gallery app and select an image. Tap → Wi-Fi Direct and select a device to transfer the image to. Accept the Wi-Fi Direct connection 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. Ending the device connection 1 2 On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi. Tap Wi-Fi Direct. The device displays the connected devices in the list. 3 Tap the device name to disconnect the devices. 88 Settings Bluetooth Use Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other Bluetooth-enabled 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. Pairing with other Bluetooth devices 1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Bluetooth, and then tap the switch to activate it. The detected devices will be listed. 2 Select a device to pair with. If the device you want to pair with is not on the list, set the device to enter Bluetooth pairing mode. Refer to the other device’s user manuals. Your device is visible to other devices while the Bluetooth settings screen is open. 3 Accept the Bluetooth connection request on your device to confirm. The devices will be connected when the other device accepts the Bluetooth connection request. 89 Settings 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. 1 2 Launch the Gallery app and select an image. Tap → Bluetooth, and then select a device to transfer the image to. 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 connection request on the other device. Unpairing Bluetooth devices 1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Bluetooth. The device displays the paired devices in the list. 2 3 Tap next to the device name to unpair. Tap Unpair. 90 Settings Data saver Reduce your data usage by preventing some apps running in the background from sending or receiving data. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Data usage → Data saver and tap the switch to activate it. When the data saver feature is activated, the icon will appear on the status bar. Data saver feature activated To select apps to use data without restriction, tap Allow app while Data saver on and select apps. Mobile Hotspot and Tethering Use the device as a mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices when the network connection is not available. Connections can be made via Wi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Mobile Hotspot and Tethering. You may incur additional charges when using this feature. • Mobile Hotspot: Use the mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers or other devices. • 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. 91 Settings 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 Settings screen, tap Connections → Mobile Hotspot and Tethering → Mobile Hotspot. 2 Tap the switch to activate it. The icon 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 → 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. More connection settings Customise settings to control other features. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → More connection settings. • Nearby device scanning: Set the device to scan for nearby devices to connect to. • Printing: Configure settings for printer plug-ins installed on the device. You can search for available printers or add one manually to print files. Refer to Printing for more information. • Download booster: Set the device to download files larger than 30 MB, faster via Wi-Fi and mobile networks simultaneously. Refer to Download booster for more information. • VPN: Set up virtual networks (VPNs) on your device to connect to a school or company’s private network. • Ethernet: When you connect an Ethernet adaptor, you can use a wired network and configure network settings. 92 Settings Printing Configure settings for printer plug-ins installed on the device. You can 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. 1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections → More connection settings → Printing → Add service. 2 3 4 Search for a printer plug-in in Play Store. Select a printer plug-in and install it. Select the printer plug-in and tap the switch to activate it. The device searches for printers that are connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your device. 5 Select a printer to add. To add printers manually, tap → Add printer. Printing content While viewing content, such as images or documents, access the options list, tap Print → → All printers..., and then select a printer. Printing methods may vary depending on the content type. 93 Settings Download booster Set the device to download files larger than 30 MB, faster via Wi-Fi and mobile networks simultaneously. A stronger Wi-Fi signal will provide a faster download speed. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → More connection settings → Download booster. • This feature may not be supported by some devices. • You may incur additional charges when downloading files via the mobile network. • When you download large files, the device may heat up. If the device exceeds a set temperature, the feature will turn off. • If network signals are unstable, the speed and performance of this feature may be affected. • If the Wi-Fi and mobile network connections have significantly different data transfer speeds, the device may use only the fastest connection. • This feature supports Hypertext Transmission Protocol (HTTP) 1.1 and Hypertext Transmission Protocol Secure (HTTPS). The feature cannot be used with other protocols, such as FTP. 94 Settings Sounds and vibration Change settings for various sounds on the device. On the Settings screen, tap Sounds and vibration. • Sound mode: Set the device to use sound mode, vibration mode, or silent mode. • Use Volume keys for media: Set the device to adjust the media volume level when you press the Volume key. • Volume: Adjust the volume level for music and videos, system sounds, and notifications. • Notification sounds: Change the notification sound. • Do not disturb: Set the device to mute notification sounds, except for allowed exceptions. • Touch sounds: Set the device to sound when you select an app or option on the touchscreen. • Screen lock sounds: Set the device to sound when you lock or unlock the touchscreen. • Charging sound: Set the device to sound when it is connected to a charger. • Keyboard sound: Set the device to sound when a key is touched. • Sound quality and effects: Configure additional sound settings. • Separate app sound: Set the device to play media sound from a specific app on the connected Bluetooth speaker or headset separate from the sound of other apps. For example, you can listen to the Navigation app through your device’s speaker while listening to playback from the Music app through the vehicle’s Bluetooth speaker. 95 Settings Notifications Change the notification settings for each app. On the Settings screen, tap Notifications. To display icon badges, tap the App icon badges switch to activate it. To change the badge style, tap App icon badges. With number Without number To customise notification settings for more apps, tap ADVANCED and select an app. Display Options Change the display and the Home screen settings. On the Settings screen, tap Display. • Brightness: Adjust the brightness of the display. • Auto brightness: Set the device to save power by adjusting the brightness of the display automatically. • Font and screen zoom: Change the screen zoom setting or font size and style. • Home screen: Change the Home screen settings. • Icon frames: Set whether to display shaded backgrounds to make icons stand out. • Status bar: Customise the settings for displaying notifications or indicators on the status bar. • Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s backlight. • Screensaver: Set the device to launch a screensaver when the device is charging. Refer to Screensaver for more information. 96 Settings Screensaver You can set to display images as a screensaver when the screen turns off automatically. The screensaver will be displayed when the device is charging. 1 2 On the Settings screen, tap Display → Screensaver and tap the switch to activate it. Select an option. If you select Photo Frame or Photos, a slideshow with selected images will start. If you select Photo Table, selected images will appear as small cards and overlap. 3 4 Tap to select albums for displaying images. When you are finished, tap the Back key. To preview the selected option, tap PREVIEW. When you tap the screen while your screensaver is displayed, the screen will turn on. Wallpaper Change the wallpaper settings for the Home screen and the locked screen. On the Settings screen, tap Wallpaper. 97 Settings Advanced features Activate advanced features and change the settings that control them. On the Settings screen, tap Advanced features. Excessive shaking or an impact to the device may cause an unintended input for some features using sensors. • Accessories: Change the accessory settings. • Smart stay: Set the device to prevent the display from turning off while you are looking at it. • Multi window: Select a Multi window launch method. • Smart capture: Set the device to capture the current screen and scrollable area, and crop and share the screenshot immediately. • Palm swipe to capture: Set the device to capture a screenshot when you swipe your hand to the left or right across the screen. You can view the captured images in Gallery. It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps and features. • Easy mute: Set the device to mute alarms by using palm motions. • Direct share: Set the device to display the people you contacted on the sharing options panel to allow you to share content directly. 98 Settings Device maintenance The device maintenance feature provides an overview of the status of your device’s battery, storage, memory, and system security. You can also automatically optimise the device with a tap of your finger. Battery Device security Storage Memory Using the quick optimisation feature On the Settings screen, tap Device maintenance → OPTIMISE NOW. The quick optimisation feature improves device performance through the following actions. • Clearing some memory. • Deleting unnecessary files and closing apps running in the background. • Managing abnormal battery usage. • Scanning for crashed apps and malware. 99 Settings 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. On the Settings screen, tap Device maintenance → Battery. • 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. • You may not receive notifications from some apps that use power saving mode. Power saving mode • MID: Activate power saving mode to extend the battery’s usage time. • MAX: In maximum power saving mode, the device decreases battery consumption by applying the dark theme and limiting the apps and features available. Network connections, except for the mobile network, will be deactivated. Managing the battery You can save battery power by preventing apps that are running in the background from using battery power when they are not being used. Tick apps from the apps list and tap SAVE POWER. Also, tap → Advanced settings and set the App power monitor options. 100 Settings Storage Check the status of the used and available memory. On the Settings screen, tap Device maintenance → Storage. • 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 update the device. • You can view the available capacity of the internal memory in the Specification section for your device on the Samsung website. Managing the memory To delete residual files, such as cache, tap CLEAN NOW. To delete files or uninstall apps that you do not use any more, select a category under USER DATA. Then, tick items to select and tap DELETE or UNINSTALL. Memory On the Settings screen, tap Device maintenance → Memory. To speed up your device by stopping apps running in the background, tick apps from the apps list, and tap CLEAN NOW. Device security Check the device’s security status. This feature scans your device for malware. On the Settings screen, tap Device maintenance → Device security → SCAN TABLET. Apps Manage the device’s apps and change their settings. You can view the apps’ usage information, change their notification or permission settings, or uninstall or disable unnecessary apps. On the Settings screen, tap Apps. 101 Settings Lock screen Options Change the settings for the locked screen. On the Settings screen, tap Lock screen. The available options may vary depending on the screen lock method selected. • Screen lock type: Change the screen lock method. • Smart Lock: Set the device to unlock itself when trusted locations or devices are detected. Refer to Smart Lock for more information. • Secure lock settings: Change screen lock settings for the selected lock method. • Clock style: Change the type and colour of the clock on the locked screen. • Roaming clock: Change the clock to show both the local and home time zones on the locked screen when roaming. • FaceWidgets: Change the settings of the items displayed on the locked screen. • Contact information: Set the device to show contact information, such as your email address, on the locked screen. • Notifications: Set whether or not to show notifications on the locked screen and select which notifications to display. • App shortcuts: Select apps to display shortcuts to them on the locked screen. • About Lock screen: View the Locked screen version and legal information. Smart Lock You can set the device to unlock itself and remain unlocked when trusted locations or devices are detected. For example, if you have set your home as a trusted location, when you get home your device will detect the location and automatically unlock itself. • This feature will be available to use after you set a screen lock method. • If you do not use your device for four hours or when you turn on the device, you must unlock the screen using the pattern, PIN, or password you set. 102 Settings 1 2 3 On the Settings screen, tap Lock screen → Smart Lock. Unlock the screen using the preset screen lock method. Select an option and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setting. Security Options Change the settings for securing the device. On the Settings screen, tap Security. The available options may vary depending on the screen lock method selected. • Google Play Protect: Set the device to check for harmful apps and behaviour and warn about potential harm and remove them. • Find My Mobile: Activate or deactivate the Find My Mobile feature. Access the Find My Mobile website (findmymobile.samsung.com) to track and control your lost or stolen device. You can also allow the Google location service to provide more accurate information about the location of your device. • Security update: View the version of your device’s security system and check for updates. • Install unknown apps: Set the device to allow the installation of apps from unknown sources. • Private mode: Activate private mode to prevent others from accessing your personal content. Refer to Private mode for more information. • Secure Folder: Create a secure folder to protect your private content and apps from others. Refer to Secure Folder for more information. • App permission monitor: Set to receive notifications when the permissions you select are used by apps that you are not using. You can manage the settings of each app and view their permission usage history. 103 Settings • Secure startup: Protect your device by setting it to require a screen unlock code when turning on the device. You must enter the unlock code to start the device and receive messages and notifications. • Encrypt 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. • Other security settings: Configure additional security settings. Private mode Hide personal content in your device to prevent others from accessing it. Activating private mode 1 On the Settings screen, tap Security → Private mode, and then tap the switch to activate it. If you are activating private mode for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to set up a private mode access code. 2 Follow the on-screen instructions to enter the preset private mode access code. Private mode is activated and the icon appears on the status bar. You can view and access the hidden items only when private mode is activated. To hide items stored in the private folder, deactivate private mode. Hiding content 1 2 On the Apps screen, launch an app to hide items. Select an item and tap → Move to Private. If private mode is not activated, follow the on-screen instructions to enter the preset private mode access code. The selected items will be moved to the private folder. 104 Settings Viewing hidden content You can view hidden items only when private mode is activated. 1 On the Settings screen, tap Security → Private mode, and then tap the switch to activate it. 2 3 Follow the on-screen instructions to enter the preset private mode access code. On the Apps screen, tap My Files → Private. Items moved to the private folder will appear on the screen. Unhiding content 1 2 3 In the private folder, tap and hold an item to, and then tick items to unhide. Tap → Remove from Private. Select a folder to move the items to, and then tap DONE. The items will be moved to the selected folder. Automatically deactivating private mode You can set the device to automatically deactivate private mode each time the screen turns off. 1 On the Settings screen, tap Security → Private mode, and then tap the switch to activate it. 2 3 Follow the on-screen instructions to enter the preset private mode access code. Tap the Auto disable switch to activate it. When the Auto disable option is enabled, the device will fail to transfer files to the private folder if the screen turns off during transfer. 105 Settings Secure Folder Secure Folder protects your private content and apps, such as photos and contacts, from being accessed by others. You can keep your private content and apps secure even when the device is unlocked. Secure Folder is a separate, secured storage area. The data in Secure Folder cannot be transferred to other devices via unapproved sharing methods, such as USB or Wi-Fi Direct. Attempting to customise the operating system or modifying software will cause Secure Folder to be automatically locked and inaccessible. Before saving data in Secure Folder, make sure to back up a copy of the data in another secure location. 106 Settings Setting up Secure Folder 1 Launch the Secure Folder app. Alternatively, launch the Settings app and tap Security → Secure Folder. 2 3 4 Tap START. Tap SIGN IN and sign in to your Samsung account. Select a lock method to use for Secure Folder and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. To change the name or icon colour of Secure Folder, tap → Customise icon. • When you launch the Secure Folder app, you must unlock the app using your preset lock method. • If you forget your Secure Folder unlock code, you can reset it using your Samsung account. Tap the reset button at the bottom of the locked screen, and enter your Samsung account password. Setting auto lock for Secure Folder Set the device to automatically lock Secure Folder when it is not being used. 1 2 Launch the Secure Folder app and tap → Settings → Auto lock Secure Folder. Select a lock option. To manually lock your Secure Folder, tap Lock. 107 Settings Moving content to Secure Folder Move content, such as photos and contacts, to Secure Folder. The following actions are an example of moving an image from the default storage to Secure Folder. 1 2 3 Launch the Secure Folder app and tap Add files. Tap Images, tick images to move, and then tap DONE. Tap MOVE. The selected items will be deleted from the original folder and moved to Secure Folder. To copy items, tap COPY. The method for moving content may vary depending on the content type. Moving content from Secure Folder Move content from Secure Folder to the corresponding app in the default storage. The following actions are an example of moving an image from Secure Folder to the default storage. 1 2 Launch the Secure Folder app and tap Gallery. Select an image and tap → Move out of Secure Folder. The selected items will be moved to Gallery in the default storage. 108 Settings Adding apps Add an app to use in Secure Folder. 1 2 Launch the Secure Folder app and tap Add apps. Tick one or more apps installed on the device and tap ADD. To install apps from Play Store or Galaxy Apps, tap DOWNLOAD FROM PLAY STORE or DOWNLOAD FROM GALAXY APPS. Removing apps from Secure Folder Tap Edit apps, tick apps, and then tap Disable or Uninstall. Adding accounts Add your Samsung and Google accounts, or other accounts, to sync with the apps in Secure Folder. 1 2 3 Launch the Secure Folder app and tap → Settings → Accounts → Add account. Select an account service. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account setup. Hiding Secure Folder You can hide the Secure Folder shortcut from the Apps screen. Launch the Secure Folder app, tap → Settings, and then tap the Show Secure Folder switch to deactivate it. Alternatively, drag the status bar downwards to open the notification panel. Then, swipe downwards on the notification panel and tap Secure Folder to deactivate the feature. 109 Settings Backing up and restoring Secure Folder Back up content and apps in Secure Folder to Samsung Cloud using your Samsung account and restore them later. Backing up data 1 2 3 4 Launch the Secure Folder app and tap → Settings → Backup and restore. Tap Add account and register and sign in to your Samsung account. Tap Back up Secure Folder data. Tick items you want to back up and tap BACK UP NOW. Data will be backed up to Samsung Cloud. Restoring data 1 2 3 Launch the Secure Folder app and tap → Settings → Backup and restore. Tap Restore. Select a device and the data types you want to restore and tap RESTORE NOW. Backed up data will be restored to your device. Uninstalling Secure Folder You can uninstall Secure Folder, including the content and apps in it. Launch the Secure Folder app and tap → Settings → More settings → Uninstall. To back up content before uninstalling Secure Folder, tick Move media files out of Secure Folder and tap UNINSTALL. To access data backed from Secure Folder, launch the My Files app and tap Internal storage → Secure Folder. Notes saved in Memo will not be backed up. 110 Settings Cloud and accounts Options Sync, back up, or restore your device’s data using Samsung Cloud. You can also register and manage accounts, such as your Samsung account or Google account, or transfer data to or from other devices via Smart Switch. On the Settings screen, tap Cloud and accounts. Regularly back up your data to a safe location, such as Samsung Cloud or a computer, so that you can restore it if the data is corrupted or lost due to an unintended factory data reset. • Samsung Cloud: Manage the content that you want to store securely in Samsung Cloud. Check the usage status of your Samsung Cloud storage, and sync, back up, and restore your data. Refer to Samsung Cloud for more information. • Accounts: Add your Samsung and Google accounts, or other accounts, to sync with. • Users: Set up additional user accounts for other users to use the device with personalised settings, such as email accounts, wallpaper preferences, and more. Refer to Users for more information. • Backup and restore: Keep your personal information, app data, and settings safe on your device. You can back up your sensitive information and access it later. You must sign in to your Google or Samsung account to back up or restore data. • Smart Switch: Launch Smart Switch and transfer data from your previous device. Refer to Smart Switch for more information. 111 Settings Users Set up additional user accounts for other users to use the device with personalised settings, such as email accounts, wallpaper preferences, and more. Following types of user accounts are available: • Administrator: The administrator account is created only when setting up the device for the first time, and cannot be created more than one. This account has full control of the device including user account management. You can add or delete user accounts only when using this account. • Guest: This account allows guests to access the device. Information and data used during a guest session is temporarily stored. Each time you use this account, you are asked whether to continue the previous guest session or reset it. • User: This account allows users to access their own apps and content, and customise the device settings that affect all accounts. • User (restricted profile): A restricted account can only access the apps and content allowed by the owner account, and cannot use the services that require logging in. Adding users 1 2 On the Settings screen, tap Cloud and accounts → Users. Tap Add user or profile → User → OK → SET UP NOW. The device will switch to a new user account and the default locked screen will appear on the screen. 3 Unlock the device and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account setup. 112 Settings Switching users Tap the user account icon at the top of the locked screen and select an account to switch to. Locked screen Managing users When using the owner account, you can delete accounts or change the settings for restricted accounts. To delete a user account, tap next to the account and then tap DELETE. To change the settings for a restricted account, tap account by tapping . next to an account. You can delete the Google Configure settings for some features provided by Google. On the Settings screen, tap Google. 113 Settings Accessibility Configure various settings to improve accessibility to the device. On the Settings screen, tap Accessibility. • Vision: Customise the settings to improve accessibility for visually impaired users. • Hearing: Customise the settings to improve accessibility for users with hearing impairment. • Dexterity and interaction: Customise the settings to improve accessibility for users who have reduced dexterity. • Text-to-speech: Change the settings for text-to-speech features used when Voice Assistant is activated, such as languages, speed, and more. • Direction lock: Change the directional combination settings for unlocking the screen. • Direct access: Set the device to launch selected accessibility menus when you press the Power key and the Volume Up key simultaneously or press the Home key three times quickly. • Accessibility shortcut: Set the device to activate Voice Assistant or Samsung universal switch when you press and hold the Volume Up key and the Volume Down key simultaneously for more than 3 seconds. • Notification reminder: Set the device to alert you to notifications that you have not checked at the interval. • Single tap mode: Set the device to control notifications by tapping the button instead of dragging it. • Accessibility settings backup: Import, export, or share your accessibility settings. • SERVICES: View accessibility services installed on the device. 114 Settings General management Customise your device’s system settings or reset the device. On the Settings screen, tap General management. • Language and input: Select device languages and change settings, such as keyboards and voice input types. Some options may not be available depending on the selected language. Refer to Adding device languages for more information. • Date and time: Access and alter the settings to control how the device displays the time and date. If the battery remains fully discharged, the time and date is reset. • Report diagnostic information: Set the device to automatically send the device’s diagnostic and usage information to Samsung. • Marketing information: Set whether to receive Samsung marketing information, such as special offers, membership benefits, and newsletters. • Reset: Reset your device’s settings or perform a factory data reset. You can reset all your settings and network settings. You can also set the device to restart at a preset time for device optimisation. Adding device languages You can add languages to use on your device. 1 On the Settings screen, tap General management → Language and input → Language → Add language. To view all the languages that can be added, tap → All languages. 2 Select a language to add. 115 Settings 3 To set the selected language as the default language, tap SET AS DEFAULT. To keep the current language setting, tap KEEP CURRENT. The selected language will be added to your languages list. If you changed the default language, the selected language will be added to the top of the list. To change the default language from your languages list, drag next to a language and move it to the top of the list. Then, tap DONE. If an app does not support the default language, the next supported language in the list will be used. Software update Update your device’s software via the firmware over-the-air (FOTA) service. You can also schedule software updates. On the Settings screen, tap Software update. If emergency software updates are released for your device’s security and to block new types of security threats, they will be installed automatically without your agreement. • Download updates manually: Check for and install updates manually. • Download updates automatically: Set the device to download updates automatically when connected to a Wi-Fi network. • Scheduled software updates: Set the device to install updates at a specified time. • Last update information: View information about the last software update. Security updates information Security updates are provided to strengthen the security of your device and protect your personal information. For security updates for your model, visit security.samsungmobile.com. The website supports only some languages. 116 Settings 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 tablet Access your device’s information. On the Settings screen, tap About tablet. To change your device’s name, tap EDIT. • Status: View various device information, such as the SIM card status, Wi-Fi MAC address, and serial number. • Legal information: View legal information related to the device, such as safety information and the open source licence. • Software information: View the device’s software information, such as its operating system version and firmware version. • Battery information: View the device’s battery status and information. 117 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. 118 Appendix The touchscreen responds slowly or improperly • If you attach a screen protector or optional accessories to the touchscreen, the touchscreen may not function properly. • If you are wearing gloves, if your hands are not clean while touching the touchscreen, or if you tap the screen with sharp objects or your fingertips, the touchscreen may malfunction. • The touchscreen 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 updated to the latest version. • If the touchscreen 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. Launch the Settings app and tap General management → Reset → Factory data reset → RESET → DELETE ALL. Before performing the factory data reset, remember to make backup copies of all important data stored in the device. 119 Appendix The Internet is often disconnected • 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. 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 will increase when you use certain features or apps, such as GPS, games, or the Internet. • The battery is consumable and the useful charge will get shorter over time. 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. 120 Appendix 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 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. Bluetooth is not working well If another Bluetooth device is not located or there are connection problems or performance malfunctions, try the following: • Ensure that the device you wish to connect with is ready to be scanned or connected to. • Ensure that your device and the other Bluetooth device are within the maximum Bluetooth range (10 m). • On your device, launch the Settings app, tap Connections, and then tap the Bluetooth switch to re-activate it. • On your device, launch the Settings app, tap General management → Reset → Reset network settings → RESET SETTINGS to reset network settings. You may lose registered information when performing the reset. If the tips above do not solve the problem, contact a Samsung Service Centre. 121 Appendix 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. 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 device maintenance or manually delete unused apps or files to free up storage space. The Apps button does not appear on the Home screen Without using the Apps button, you can open the Apps screen by swiping upwards or downwards on the Home screen. To display the Apps button at the bottom of the Home screen, launch the Settings app and tap Display → Home screen → Apps button → Show Apps button → APPLY. 122 Appendix The screen brightness adjustment bar does not appear on the notification panel Open the notification panel by dragging the status bar downwards, and then drag the next to the brightness adjustment bar and tap the notification panel downwards. Tap Show control on top switch to activate it. Samsung Cloud does not work • Ensure that you are connected to a network properly. • During a Samsung Cloud’s service check, you cannot use Samsung Cloud. Try again later. 123 Copyright Copyright © 2018 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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