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Tools and Calendar

Learn how to use many of your phone’s productivity-enhancing apps and features.

Action Memo

Use Action Memo to quickly write memos and link them to actions, such as making a call, sending, a message, or searching the Web.

You can launch Action Memo from Apps, or you have other options, including:

Press the S Pen button and double-tap the home screen.

Hover S Pen over the home screen and press the S Pen button

When the Action Memo on lock screen option is enabled, you can open Action Memo by pressing the S Pen button and double tapping the lock screen with S Pen.

When the Pen detachment option is set to Action Memo, Action Memo launches when you detach the S Pen from your phone.

Note: Action Memo is part of the Samsung group of apps.

1. Press and tap Apps > Samsung > Action memo.

2. Tap to create a new memo.

3. While creating a memo, you can use these options (tap to display all the options):

Pen color: Choose the color of the pen cursor.

Clear all: Tap to erase everything from the memo.

Select: Select a specific part of the memo.

Page color: Choose a color for the background of the memo.

Minimize: Shrink the size of the memo to a thumbnail.

List: Save the memo to the list.

Discard: Delete the memo without saving.

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Save: Save the memo.

Calendar

Use Calendar to create and manage events, meetings, and appointments. Your Calendar helps organize your time and reminds you of important events.

Depending on your synchronization settings, you can synchronize events from your various accounts with your phone, to view all events on one calendar.

Note: To synchronize calendar events between your phone, your Google account, and

Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync accounts, the accounts must be set up on your phone, and

sync options must be enabled. See Accounts and Messaging for more information.

Add an Event to the Calendar

Add events to your Calendar to help you organize your time and remind you of important events.

1. Press and tap Apps > Calendar.

2. Double-tap a day to which you would like to add an event to reveal the Add event/Add

task screen.

3. Assign the new calendar event to a current account by tapping the Calendar field and then selecting an account.

My calendar entries are stored locally on the phone and not part of an email or other account.

Samsung Calendar entries are synchronized between your phone and your

Samsung account.

Google/Gmail entries are synchronized between your phone and your online Google

Account.

Corporate entries are synchronized between your phone your Microsoft ®

Exchange

ActiveSync account.

4. Tap the Title field and enter a title for the event.

5. Tap OK, or tap Edit event details to enter more information about the event:

 Select a From/To time for the event by tapping the corresponding fields, and adjusting the month, day, and year.

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 Select a time for the event by tapping the time field and then adjusting the hour and minute. Tap the All day field to assign this as an all-day event. If assigned as an allday event, the time fields are removed as options.

 Select a Sticker, to represent the event at a glance, if desired.

 Select a recurrence cycle for the event by tapping the Repeat field.

 Select an alarm time by tapping the Reminder field.

 Enter a location for the event in the Location field or tap to select the location on the a map.

 Enter a description for the event in the Description field.

 Enter participants in the Participants field (available for some calendars).

 Tap Show me as to choose how the event shows on your calendar to other event organizers (available for some calendars).

 Tap Privacy to select who is allowed to see this event. Private allows only the participants to see the event. Public allows anyone with access to your calendar to see the event (available for some calendars).

6. Tap Save to store the new event and synchronize it with your selected account.

Event Alerts

When your phone is turned on and you have an event alarm scheduled, your phone alerts you and displays the event summary. There are several ways your phone alerts you to scheduled events:

● By playing the assigned ringtone.

● By showing the Alert screen.

Event Reminders

When your phone is turned on and you have an event alarm scheduled, there are several ways your phone alerts you to scheduled events:

● By playing a short beep.

● By indicating an icon within the Status bar.

To view additional options:

1. Tap the Status bar, and then slide your finger down the screen to open the Notification panel.

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2. Tap the upcoming event name from the onscreen list to display the event within the

Calendar notifications screen.

3. Tap an option.

Set snooze duration to set the length of time to allow before you are reminded of the event. Choose from: 3 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes,15 minutes, or 30

minutes.

Snooze to be reminded of the event at a future time.

Dismiss to dismiss the reminder.

View Events

The following procedure helps you view your calendar events.

1. Press and tap Apps > Calendar.

2. To view a Calendar event farther out, tap either Week or Month.

3. Tap the day for which you would like to view events. (Your phone lists events in chronological order.)

4. To display an event’s details, tap it from the current screen.

Day and List Views

Day view displays a list of the events of one day.

List view shows a list of events in chronological order.

The color bars on the left side of the events indicate the type of calendar that includes the event.

When in Day view, slide left or right across the screen to view earlier or later days.

Week View

Week view displays a chart of the events of one week.

When in Week view:

● You can touch and hold on a time slot to create a new event at that time.

● Tap an event to view its details.

● Slide left or right across the screen to view earlier or later weeks.

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Month View

In Month view, you’ll see markers on days that have events.

When in Month view:

● Tap a day to view the events of that day.

● Touch and hold a day to create a new event.

● Slide up or down to view earlier or later months.

Erase Events

The following procedures show you how to erase your calendar events.

1. Press and tap Apps > Calendar.

2. Open the calendar event details:

 In List, Day, and Week views, tap the calendar event you want to delete.

 In Month view, tap the date where the calendar event occurs, and then tap the calendar event.

 In Year view, tap the month in which the event is located.

3. Tap > Delete.

4. In the Delete confirmation box, tap OK.

– or –

If the calendar event is recurring, select Only this event or All repetitive events, and then tap OK.

Calculator

Use the Calculator app to perform mathematical calculations.

Note: Rotate the phone to switch to a scientific calculator.

1. Press and tap Apps > Calculator.

2. Tap the keypad to enter your equation. You can touch and hold C to clear all numbers.

Clock

The Clock app offers features for keeping track of time and setting alarms.

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1.

Press and tap Apps > Clock.

2.

Tap the tabs at the top of the app to view and use clock features.

Alarm: This feature allows you to set an alarm to ring at a specific time.

World clock: allows you to view the time of day or night in other parts of the world.

World Clock displays time in hundreds of different cities, within all 24 time zones around the world.

Stopwatch: You can use this option to measure intervals of time.

Timer: You can use this option to set a countdown timer. Use a timer to count down to an event based on a preset time length (hours, minutes, and seconds).

Create an Alarm

Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or recurring alarms, and choose options for how to be notified for the alarm.

1.

Press and tap Apps > Clock.

2.

Tap the Alarm tab, and then tap Create alarm to enter information for the alarm.

Turn an Alarm On or Off

Once you've set an alarm, you can easily turn it on or off whenever you want.

1. Press and tap Apps > Clock.

2. Tap the Alarm tab, and then tap the icon next to an alarm to turn the alarm on or off.

Delete an Alarm

1. Press and tap Apps > Clock.

2. Tap the Alarm tab, and then touch and hold an alarm and tap Delete on the pop-up menu.

Downloads

Use Downloads to view and manage files you’ve downloaded to your phone.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Downloads.

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Dropbox

Dropbox offers 2GB of free “Cloud” storage, so you can access your files from anywhere, on your device or from a desktop application on your computer.

With Dropbox, you can edit files in your Dropbox from your phone, upload photos and videos to

Dropbox, and share your selected files freely with family and friends.

Dropbox creates a folder that automatically synchronizes its contents across all of the devices on your account. Update a file to your Dropbox on your computer, and it’s automatically updated to the same folder on your devices.

Download the Desktop Application

Follow the procedures below to download the desktop application.

1.

Use your computer’s browser to navigate to: dropbox.com/ .

2.

Follow the onscreen setup and installation instructions on your target computer containing the desired files.

Important: The computer application must be installed on the computer containing the desired files. This computer must have an active Internet connection.

Accessing Dropbox on Your Device

Follow the procedures below to access the Dropbox app.

Note: Dropbox is part of the Galaxy Plus group of apps.

Tip: You may have signed in to your Dropbox account while completing the phone setup screens.

1. Press and tap Apps > Galaxy Plus > Dropbox.

2. Tap Start, and then tap Sign up for Dropbox, or tap Sign in.

3. Follow the onscreen instructions to sign in to your account, or register for a new account.

Manually Uploading a Picture to Dropbox

Follow the below procedures to manually upload pictures to the Dropbox app.

1. Press and tap Apps > Camera.

2. After the image is taken, tap the Image Viewer box in the corner of the screen. This previews the current image.

3. Tap the image to reveal the image options at the top of the screen.

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4. Tap > Dropbox, select a folder location, and tap Upload.

Note: If your share folder is located on your computer, a message will display, notifying you that a new image was uploaded to your shared Dropbox folder.

Google Now

Google Now gets you just the right information at just the right time.

It tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, when the next train will arrive as you’re standing on the platform, or your favorite team's score while they’re playing. And the best part? All of this happens automatically. Cards appear throughout the day at the moment you need them.

For more information, visit google.com/landing/now/ .

1. Press and hold and tap Google Now.

2. Follow the prompts to learn about Google Now, and set up your preferences.

Google Search

Use Google Search to search the Internet.

Note: Google Search is part of the Google group of apps.

Tip: You can also use a Google widget (located on the default home screen) to perform Google searches.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Google > Google.

Google Settings

Use Google Settings to manage the settings for your Google account(s).

Note: Google Settings is part of the Google group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Google > Google Settings.

Google Voice Search

Speak your search criteria, to use Google to search the Web.

Note: Voice Search is part of the Google group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Google > Voice Search.

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Help

Learn about your new phone with the Help app.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Help.

My Files

Use My files to manage files stored in your phone’s memory, or on an optional installed memory card (not included). File types include sounds, images, videos, music, and files received via

Bluetooth.

You can open a file from My files, if the associated app is installed on your phone.

Note: My files is part of the Samsung group of apps.

1. Press and tap Apps > Samsung > My files.

2. Folders display, including:

All: Tap to choose Device storage, to view files stored in your phone’s internal memory, or SD memory card, to show files stored on an optional installed memory card (not included).

Images: Pictures stored on your phone.

Videos: Videos stored on your phone.

Music: Songs stored on your phone.

Documents: Other files stored on your phone.

Note: Different folders, such as Downloaded apps, Dropbox, or Recent files, may appear depending on how your phone is configured.

PEN.UP

Use PEN-UP to join a an online community, follow your favorite artists, show off your artwork, and connect with other artists.

This community brings together anyone that uses the S Pen to draw, sketch, scribble or paint.

Share pictures, comment on other creations, or just browse through the pages for something to add to your personal collection.

Note: PEN.UP is part of the Samsung group of apps.

1. Press and tap Apps > Samsung > PEN.UP.

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2. From the main screen, tap Sign up, or Explore PEN.UP, and then follow the on-screen instructions.

Polaris Office 5

Polaris Office Mobile for Android is a Microsoft Office compatible office suite. This application provides a central place for managing your documents online or offline.

Polaris Office can also open Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) files.

Note: Polaris Office 5 is part of the Galaxy Plus group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Galaxy Plus > Polaris Office 5.

Scrapbook

Use Scrapbook to save information, and combine documents, images, and music into a digital scrapbook.

You can capture items with S Pen to add them to your Scrapbook. Hover S Pen over the screen, and then press the S Pen button. Select Scrapbooker from the Air Command menu, and then use S Pen to select an item and add it to your Scrapbook.

Note: Scrapbook is part of the Samsung group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Samsung > Scrapbook.

S Health

S Health is a wellness application that can help you manage your health. Set fitness goals, check your progress, and keep track of your overall health.

Note: S Health is part of the Samsung group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Samsung > S Health.

Before You Start Exercising

This app can be used to monitor your exercise. While moderate physical activity, such as brisk walking, is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program, particularly if you have any of the following conditions:

Heart disease;

Asthma or lung disease;

Diabetes, or liver or kidney disease;

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Arthritis.

You should also check with your doctor if you have symptoms suggestive of heart, lung, or other serious disease, such as:

Pain or discomfort in your chest, neck, jaw, or arms during physical activity;

Dizziness or loss of consciousness;

Shortness of breath with mild exertion or at rest, or when lying down or going to bed;

Ankle swelling, especially at night;

A heart murmur or a rapid or pronounced heartbeat;

Muscle pain when walking upstairs or up a hill that goes away when you rest.

Finally, the American College of Sports Medicine recommends that you see your doctor before engaging in vigorous exercise if two or more of the following apply:

You are a man older than age 45 or a woman older than age 55;

You have a family history of heart disease before age 55;

You smoke or quit smoking in the past six months;

You have not exercised for three months or more;

You are overweight or obese;

You have high blood pressure or high cholesterol.

You have impaired glucose tolerance, also called pre-diabetes.

When in Doubt - Check it Out

If you are unsure of your health status, have several health problems, or are pregnant, you should speak with your doctor before starting a new exercise program. Working with your doctor ahead of time is a good way to plan an exercise program that is right and safe for you.

Consider it the first step on your path to physical fitness.

S Note

The S Note application allows you to create memos using the keyboards, the S Pen, your finger, or all three. You can add images, voice recordings, and text all in one place.

1.

Press and tap Apps > S Note.

2.

The first time you launch S Note, follow the prompts to choose options for your notes.

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3.

From the S Note screen, tap to access the following options:

Use new template: Choose a template for a new S Note. This is a one-time selection, it does not replace the default template you chose when you launched

S Note.

Settings:

Sync account: Choose an account to sync notes with the account.

Change default cover: Choose a cover for your notes.

Change default template: Choose a template, to be used for all new notes.

Add page: Choose an option for the phone to use when adding new pages to your notes.

Size of inserted image: Choose a size for images you insert into notes, relative to the original size of the image.

Location tag: When enabled, location information is stored in notes.

Downloads: Download images to use for Background images or Idea Sketches.

Writing sound: When enabled, a sound plays when you write on the screen with your finger or S Pen.

Haptic feedback: When enabled, a vibration plays when you write on the screen with your finger or S Pen.

Help: Get help with S Note.

Create a New Note

Follow the steps below to create a new note, or expand or reply to an existing memo, using

S Note.

1.

Press and tap Apps > S Note.

2.

Tap to start a new note.

3.

Enter your note by writing or drawing, or by using the text tool to enter text with the keyboard.

4.

While creating a note, you can use these options:

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Page options: Choose options for pages, including adding and deleting pages from the note, adding tags or a background, or creating an index page. You can also add a background image, or display a grid on the page.

Insert: Choose items to insert into your memo, including voice memos, images, videos, charts, illustrations, items from the clipboard or Scrapbook, a map, or Idea

Sketch.

 Tap for more options:

Share via: Save the note as an S Note, Image, or PDF file, or as Text only, and the send the note via Dropbox, Bluetooth, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+,

Group Play, Hangouts, Messages, PEN.UP, Picasa, S Note, Scrapbook, or Wi-Fi

Direct.

Edit pages: Copy or delete pages in your note, or copy pages from other notes.

Record sketching: Record your sketch as an animation.

Add shortcut to home: Create a shortcut on the home screen, to open this note from the home screen.

Show tools/Hide tools: Choose whether the toolbar displays on the note screen. You can also show pinching the screen with three fingers, or hide them by using a spreading motion on the screen with three fingers.

Save: Save the note.

Save as: Save the note with a different filename.

5.

When you are finished creating your note, tap Save.

S Translator

Easily translate words and phrases, either spoken or in text.

Note: S Translator is part of the Samsung group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Samsung > S Translator.

SketchBook for Galaxy

Explore your imagination through sketches using the SketchBook for Galaxy app and S Pen.

Note: SketchBook for Galaxy is part of the Galaxy Plus group of apps.

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1. Press and tap Apps > Galaxy Plus > SketchBook for Galaxy.

2. The first time you launch SketchBook for Galaxy, you must install it. Follow the prompts to download and install the app.

3. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up SketchBook and start sketching.

TripAdvisor

With the TripAdvisor, you can plan and have your perfect trip. With over 75 million reviews and opinions by travelers, it’s easy to find the best hotels, restaurants, and fun things to do.

Note: TripAdvisor is part of the Galaxy Plus group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Galaxy Plus > TripAdvisor.

Lumen Toolbar

The Lumen Toolbar, available to Sprint Customers, enables an extensive array of new browser extensions that enhance user experience – from contextual recommendations to App discovery to social applications and browser utilities. With one-click access to News Feeds and one-click sharing of content via Facebook™, Twitter™ and other networks, along with community- and friend-based recommendations.

Note: Lumen Toolbar is part of the Sprint Featured group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Sprint Featured > Lumen Toolbar.

Lookout Security

Lookout Security™ provides mobile device-specific security features that are coupled with a minimal performance hit. Lookout Mobile Security provides key security options that are unique to the mobile market. Along with the antivirus and anti-malware tech, there's a lost and stolen phone locator service, an application privacy adviser, and a backup service.

Note: Lookout Security is part of the Sprint Featured group of apps.

■ Press

and tap Apps > Sprint Featured > Lookout Security.

Voice Services

The following information will guide you through using Voice Services.

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S Voice

Your phone’s S Voice is a voice recognition application used to activate a wide variety of functions on your phone. This is a natural language recognition application. You can ask questions (Is it raining in Dallas?) or give it commands (Show me where to find cheap gas).

Note: S Voice is part of the Samsung group of apps.

1.

Press and tap Apps > Samsung > S Voice.

 The first time you access S Voice, you will be asked to accept the Terms of Use.

2.

Follow the onscreen tutorial by tapping Next, or tap Skip to start right away.

3.

Wake up the application by repeating the phrase “Hi Galaxy.” Tap Speak if the phone does not hear you, or to give it a command.

Voice Recorder

The Voice recorder allows you to record an audio file up to one minute long and then immediately share it using AllShare, Messages, Gmail, or via Bluetooth. Recording time will vary based on the available memory within the phone.

Note: S Voice is part of the Samsung group of apps.

1.

Press and tap Apps > Samsung > Voice Recorder.

2.

To start recording, tap and speak into the microphone.

3.

To pause recording, tap . To end the recording, tap .

4.

Tap for options:

Share via: allows you to share your recording using such methods as Bluetooth,

Email, Gmail, Messages, or Wi-Fi Direct.

Delete: allows you to delete one or more voice recordings. Tap the recordings to delete and tap Done. Tap OK to confirm the deletion.

Change category: Assign the recording to a category.

Sort by: Choose an order for the list of recordings.

Search: Enter keywords to find a recording.

Manage categories: Enter and modify categories, used to organize recordings.

Settings: The following settings are available:

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Storage: Choose where your recordings will be saved, to the device memory, or to an optional installed memory card (not included).

Recording quality: Set the recording quality to High, Normal, or Limit for multimedia messages.

Recording volume: Choose a base volume for recordings.

Contextual filename: Choose whether the phone automatically creates a filename that includes location information. When turned On, contextual filenames are assigned when the Location tag options is turned On in the

Camera, and the phone is connected with a network.

Default name: Enter a default name for new recordings.

Noise reduction: Choose whether the phone uses noise reduction during recording, to improve recording quality.

Logo display: When turned On, a logo displays during recording. Tap the

ON/OFF switch to turn the option On, and then tap Logo display to select an image, picture, or text to use as the logo.

Location tag: When enabled, stores location information in the voice recording file.

Language: Choose a default language to be used for voice memos.

Skip interval: When enabled, tapping the Forward button during playback moves through the recording at the interval you choose. Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn the option On, and then tap Skip interval to set a time interval.

End: Close Voice Recorder.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology that allows you to connect wirelessly to a number of Bluetooth phones, such as headsets and hands-free car kits, and Bluetooth-enabled handhelds, computers, printers, and wireless phones. The Bluetooth communication range is usually approximately 30 feet.

Turn Bluetooth On or Off

When Bluetooth is On, you can scan and find other Bluetooth devices, to share information between the devices. Turn Bluetooth Off when not in use to conserve battery power.

1. Press and tap > Settings > Connections.

2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Bluetooth to turn Bluetooth On or Off.

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Note: You can also turn Bluetooth On or Off from the Notification panel. Drag down from the top of the screen, and then tap Bluetooth in the Quick settings.

The Bluetooth Settings Menu

The following procedure provides you with a path to the Bluetooth settings menu.

■ Press and tap > Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.

Note: For more information about your phone’s Bluetooth settings, see Bluetooth Settings

Connect a Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit

You can listen to music over a Bluetooth stereo headset, or have hands-free conversations using a compatible Bluetooth headset or car kit. It’s the same procedure to set up stereo audio and hands-free devices.

To listen to music with your headset or car kit, the headset or car kit must support the A2DP

Bluetooth profile.

1. Press and tap > Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.

2. If Bluetooth is not on, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on.

3. Make sure that the headset is discoverable, so that your phone can find the headset.

Refer to the instructions that came with the headset to find out how to set it to discoverable mode.

4. Tap Scan. Your phone will start to scan for Bluetooth devices within range.

5. When you see the name of your headset displayed in the Bluetooth devices section, tap the name. Your phone then automatically tries to pair with the headset.

6. If automatic pairing fails, enter the passcode supplied with your headset.

The pairing and connection status is displayed below the hands-free headset or car kit name in the Bluetooth devices section. When the Bluetooth headset or car kit is connected to your phone, (Bluetooth connected) displays in the Status bar. Depending on the type of headset or car kit you have connected, you can then start using the headset or car kit to listen to music or make and receive phone calls.

Note: Due to different specifications and features of other Bluetooth-compatible devices, display and operations may be different, and functions such as transfer or exchange may not be possible with all Bluetooth-compatible devices.

Reconnect a Headset or Car Kit

When you have paired a headset with your phone, you should be able to reconnect it automatically by turning on Bluetooth on your phone and then turning on the headset. However,

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sometimes you will need to reconnect manually, for example if you have been using your headset with another Bluetooth device.

1. Press and tap > Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.

2. If Bluetooth is not on, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on.

3. Make sure that the headset is discoverable.

4. Tap the headset’s name in the Bluetooth devices section.

5. If prompted to enter a passcode, try 0000 or 1234, or consult the headset or car kit documentation to find the passcode.

6. If you still cannot reconnect to the headset or car kit, follow the instructions in Disconnect or Unpair From a Bluetooth Device

, and then follow the instructions in Connect a

Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit .

Disconnect or Unpair from a Bluetooth Device

Follow these instructions to disconnect or unpair your phone from a Bluetooth device.

Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device

You can disconnect from a Bluetooth device, without removing the pairing relationship between the devices.

1. Press and tap > Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.

2. In the Bluetooth devices section, tap the settings icon beside the device name, and then tap Disconnect.

Unpair from a Bluetooth Device

You can make your phone forget its pairing connection with another Bluetooth device. To connect to the device again, you will need to pair with it again.

1. Press and tap > Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.

2. In the Bluetooth devices section, tap the settings icon beside the device name, and then tap Unpair.

Send Information Using Bluetooth

You can use Bluetooth to transfer information between your phone and another Bluetoothenabled device such as a phone or notebook computer. The first time you transfer information between your phone and another device, you need to enter or confirm a security passcode.

After that, your phone and the other device are paired, and you will not need to exchange passcodes to transfer information in the future.

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Send Information From Your Phone to Another Device

You can send the following types of information, depending on the device you are sending to:

● Images and videos

● Calendar events

● Contacts

● Audio files

1. Set the receiving device to discoverable mode. You may also need to set it to “Receive

Beams” or “Receive Files”. Refer to the device’s documentation for instructions on receiving information over Bluetooth.

2. On the phone, open the application that contains the information or file you want to send.

Follow the steps for the type of item you want to send:

Photo or video (in Camera). After capturing a photo, on the preview screen, tap

> Bluetooth.

Photos and videos (in Gallery). On the Albums tab, tap an album, tap a picture, and then tap > Bluetooth.

Calendar event. In the Calendar’s Day view, Agenda view, or Week view, tap the event and then tap > Bluetooth.

Music track. This feature is available through the Music app. With the track displayed on the Now playing screen, tap > Via Bluetooth.

Voice recording. On the main Voice Recorder screen, touch and hold a recording and then tap Share via > Bluetooth.

3. If you are prompted to turn on Bluetooth, tap Yes or OK.

4. Tap the name of the receiving device.

5. If prompted, accept the connection on the receiving device, and enter the same passcode on both your phone and the other device, or confirm the auto-generated passcode.

6. On the receiving device, accept the file.

The location where the information is saved depends on the type of information and the receiving device:

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● If you send a calendar event or contact, it is normally added directly to the corresponding application on the receiving device. For example, if you send a calendar event to a compatible phone, the event is shown in that phone’s calendar application.

● If you send another file type to a Windows computer, it is normally saved in the

Bluetooth Exchange folder within your personal document folders.

● If you send a file to another device, the saved location may depend on the file type. For example, if you send an image file to another wireless phone, it may be saved in a folder named “Images.”

Receive Information Using Bluetooth

Your phone is capable of receiving a wide variety of file types with Bluetooth, including photos, music tracks, and documents such as PDFs.

1. Press and tap > Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.

2. If Bluetooth is not on, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on.

3. Tap the check box beside your phone's Bluetooth name to make it discoverable.

4. On the sending device, send one or more files to your phone. Refer to the device’s documentation for instructions on sending information over Bluetooth.

5. If prompted, enter the same passcode on both your phone and the other device, or confirm the auto-generated passcode. A Bluetooth authorization request is displayed on your phone.

6. When your phone receives a file transfer request notification, tap Accept.

7. When the file is transferred, a notification displays. To open the file immediately, slide down the Notification panel, and then tap the relevant notification.

When you open a received file, what happens next depends on the file type:

● Media files and documents are usually opened directly in a compatible application. For example, if you open a music track, it starts playing in the Music application.

● For a vCalendar file, select the calendar where you want to save the event, and then tap

Import.

● The vCalendar is added to your Calendar events. (For more information on using the

Calendar, see Calendar .)

● For a vCard contact file, if there are multiple vCard files on your storage card, you can choose to import one, several, or all of those contacts to your contacts list.

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microSD Card

A microSD

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memory card is an optional accessory (not included) that allows you to store images, videos, music, documents, and other data on your phone.

Insert a Memory Card

Use the following procedures to insert an optional microSD card (not included) into your phone.

It’s best to insert a memory card when the phone is turned off, and the battery is out of the phone.

Important: You can damage the memory card by improper handling or installation. Please be careful when inserting, removing, or handling it.

1. Turn off the phone.

 Press and hold the Power/Lock Key, and then tap Power off.

2. Remove the battery cover and battery.

 Using the slot on the upper left side of the battery cover, gently lift the cover off the phone.

 Remove the battery by lifting it out of the phone.

3. Align the memory card with the slot (on top of the SIM card), with the gold contacts facing down. Slide the memory card into the slot.

4. Install the battery and battery cover.

 Insert the battery, aligning the gold contacts on the battery with the gold contacts on the phone, and gently press the battery into place.

 Replace the battery compartment cover, making sure all the tabs are secure and there are no gaps around the cover.

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Remove a Memory Card

Use the following procedures to remove an optional memory card from your phone.

It’s best to remove a memory card when the phone is turned off, and the battery is out of the phone.

Important: When you need to remove an optional installed memory card, you must unmount the card first to prevent corrupting the data stored on it or damaging the card. For more

information, see Unmount a Memory Card .

1. Turn off the phone.

 Press and hold the Power/Lock Key, and then tap Power off.

2. Remove the battery cover and battery.

 Using the slot on the upper left side of the battery cover, gently lift the cover off the phone.

 Remove the battery by lifting it out of the phone.

3. With your finger, gently slide the card out of the slot.

4. Install the battery and battery cover.

 Insert the battery, aligning the gold contacts on the battery with the gold contacts on the phone, and gently press the battery into place.

 Replace the battery compartment cover, making sure all the tabs are secure and there are no gaps around the cover.

Important: You can damage the memory card by improper handling or installation. Please be careful when inserting, removing, or handling it.

View Memory Card Usage

Use the following procedure to view memory usage information for an optional installed memory card (not included).

■ Press and tap > Settings > General > Storage. (The total and available

memory space will be displayed.) See Storage for more information.

Format a Memory Card

Formatting a memory card permanently removes all files stored on the card.

1. Press and tap > Settings > General > Storage.

2. Scroll down the screen, tap Format SD card > Format SD card > Delete all.

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Note: Formatting erases all the data on an installed memory card, after which the files CANNOT be retrieved. To prevent the loss of important data, please check the contents before you format the card.

Unmount a Memory Card

When you need to remove an optional installed memory card, you must unmount the card first to prevent corrupting the data stored on it or damaging the card.

1. Press and tap > Settings > General.

2. Tap Storage > Unmount SD card.

3. Remove the memory card. See Remove a Memory Card .

Transfer Files Between Your Phone and a Computer

You can use the supplied USB cable to connect your phone directly to your computer and transfer music, pictures, and other content files. For example, if you have a music album stored on your computer that you want to listen to on your phone with the music player, Google Play

Music, or Sprint Music Plus, just attach your phone to the computer and copy the files to the

Music folder.

Note: Your phone supports USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, and includes a USB 3.0 cable for higher data transfer speeds when connected to another USB 3.0 device. You can also use USB 2.0 cables

(not included) to charge and connect your phone.

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1. Connect your phone to your computer using the supplied USB/charging cable. You may need to remove the USB cable from the Charging Head.

 Insert the smaller end of the cable to the USB Charger/Accessory jack at the bottom of the phone.

 Insert the larger end of the cable into an available USB port on your computer.

2. Your phone will automatically detect the connection. When appears in the Status bar, swipe your finger down from the Status bar to open the Notification panel.

3. On the Notification panel, the type of connection is shown:

Connected as a media device: Used for most transfers. You can transfer files in

Windows or from a Mac.

Connected as a camera: Used for transfers of photos using camera software on your computer.

 To change the connection type, tap it in the Notification panel to open the Storage

settings > USB Computer Connection option, and then tap the desired option. If your phone is connected to a computer with a USB 3.0 port, you can choose to use

USB 3.0 here.

Note: USB 3.0 speeds up data transfers, but it may sometimes interfere with calls or data when it is in use. If you choose to use a USB 3.0 connection, it will automatically turn off after 10 minutes of inactivity, and will switch to USB 2.0.

4. On your computer, navigate to the detected phone (such as through the My Computer menu) and open it.

5. If available, select a drive (Card for an optional installed memory card (not included), or

Phone for internal phone storage).

6. Select a folder (for example, Music for songs and albums) and copy files to it from your computer.

7. When you are done, disconnect your phone from the computer.

Update Your Phone

From time to time, updates may become available for your phone. Use System update options to update your phone’s internal software.

Before Updating Your Firmware

Updating your phone firmware will erase all user data from your phone. You must back up all critical information before updating your phone firmware.

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To back up information to your Google account:

1. Press and tap > Settings > General.

2. Tap Backup and reset > Back up my data to turn on the feature (checkmark).

 Tap Backup account to choose or sign in to a Google account to use for backups.

 Tap Automatic restore if you want information saved to the Google account above to be restored when you reinstall apps, such as after a firmware update, or when setting up a new device.

To back up your Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync information:

1. Press and tap > Settings > General.

2. Tap Accounts, and then tap your Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account.

3. Tap Sync all.

To preserve data on an optional installed memory card:

As an added precaution, to preserve any data on an optional installed microSD card, please remove it from your phone prior to starting the update process.

Update your Phone

1. Press and tap > Settings > General.

2. Tap System Update to use these options:

Update: Check for updates, and update your phone’s software.

Auto update: When enabled, your phone will automatically check for updates, regardless of the type of network connection (wireless or Wi-Fi).

Wi-Fi only: When enabled, your phone will only check for updates when it is connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Update PRL: Download and the latest Preferred Roaming List (PRL), used by your phone to access the network.

Update Profile: Update the user profile related to your wireless service account. If you choose to change your user name online, use this option to update the user name on your phone.

UICC Unlock: Unlock your device’s Universal Integrated Circuit Card.

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Key Features

  • 14.5 cm (5.7") 1920 x 1080 pixels OLED
  • 2.3 GHz
  • 3 GB 32 GB MicroSD (TransFlash) 64 GB
  • 4G Single SIM MicroSIM
  • 802.11a, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), 802.11b, 802.11g, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) Bluetooth 4.0 Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • Single camera 13 MP
  • 3200 mAh
  • Android 4.3

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