Phone Calls. Samsung Galaxy S4, SPH-L720ZPASPR

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Phone Calls

With the Sprint National Network and your phone, you can enjoy clear calling across the country.

Make Phone Calls

There are several convenient ways to place calls from your phone.

Call Using the Keypad

The most “traditional” way to place a call is by using the phone’s dialer screen.

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. Tap the number keys on the keypad to enter the phone number. As you enter digits,

Smart Dial searches for contacts that match. If you see the number you want to dial, tap it to place the call immediately without entering the rest of the number.

3. Tap to call the number.

4. To end the call, tap .

Call from Logs

All incoming, outgoing and missed calls are recorded in the Call log. You can place a call to numbers or contacts that display in this area.

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. Tap the Logs tab. A list of recent calls displays.

3. Tap the phone icon to the right of a number or contact to place a call.

 For additional options, tap the name or number.

Tip: You can also swipe the entry from left to right to place a call, or from right to left to send a message.

Call from Contacts

You can place calls directly from your Contacts list using either of the following procedures.

Note: You can access Contacts directly from the Phone app. Tap and then tap the

Contacts tab at the top of the screen.

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1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap a contact and then tap .

- or -

Touch the contact’s picture icon, then tap .

- or -

Swipe your finger across the contact from left to right.

Call a Number in a Text Message

While viewing a text message, you can place a call to a number that is in the body of the

message. For more information, see Text and Multimedia Messaging .

1. Press and tap Messaging.

2. Open the message with the phone number and then tap the phone number.

3. Tap Call to dial the number.

Call a Number in an Email Message

While viewing an email or Gmail message, you can place a call to a number that is in the body of the message.

1. Press and tap > Email.

2. Open the message with the phone number and then tap the phone number.

3. The Phone screen opens, with the phone number automatically entered and ready to be dialed. To place the call, tap .

Call Emergency Numbers

You can place calls to 911 even if the phone’s screen is locked or your account is restricted.

Note: To call the 911 emergency number when the phone’s screen is locked, press turn the screen on, and then touch Emergency call at the bottom of the lock screen.

to

1. Press

2. Tap

and tap Phone.

.

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Enhanced 911 (E911) Information

This phone features GPS (Global Positioning System), which is used for E911 emergency location service, where available.

When you place a call to 911, the GPS feature of your phone provides information about your approximate location. Depending on several variables, including availability and access to satellite signals, it may take up to 30 seconds or more to determine and report your approximate location.

Important: Always report your location to the 911 operator when placing an emergency call.

Some designated emergency call takers, known as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), may not be equipped to receive GPS location information from your phone.

Receive Phone Calls

When you receive a phone call from a contact, the Incoming call screen appears and displays the caller ID icon, name, and phone number of the calling party. When you receive a phone call from someone who is not stored in Contacts, only the default caller ID icon and phone number appear on the Incoming call screen.

Note: If your phone is turned off, all calls automatically go to voicemail.

Answer an Incoming Call

The following procedure shows you how to answer an incoming call.

■ When the call comes in, touch and slide

to the right to answer the call.

Mute the Ringing Sound

You can mute the ringtone without rejecting the call by doing either of the following.

● Press the Volume Key down.

● Place the phone face down on a level surface. See

Motions and Gestures for options,

including the Mute/pause Motion to mute incoming calls by turning over the phone.

Reject an Incoming Call

The following procedure shows you how to reject and incoming call.

■ When the call comes in, touch and slide

to the left.

Reject a Call with a Text Message

You can automatically reject an incoming call by sending a text message to the caller.

1. Touch and drag Reject call with message toward the top of the screen.

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2. Select an existing message and tap

- or -

.

Tap Create new message to compose a new text message.

Phone Call Options

The Phone app provides many useful features and options to help you make the most of your calling experience.

Dialing Options

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. While dialing a call, tap for options, including:

Send message: Send a text message to the number you dialed.

Add to Contacts: Save the number to a new contact, or update an existing contact.

See Add a Contact for more information.

Speed dial setting: View speed dials.

Add 2-sec pause: Insert a 2-second pause into the number you are dialing. This can be useful when storing numbers for automated phone menus.

Add wait: Insert a pause into the number you are dialing, to wait for input from you.

This can be useful when storing numbers for automated phone menus.

Call settings: Configure call settings. For more information, see Call Settings .

Caller ID

Caller ID identifies a caller while the phone is ringing, by displaying the number of the incoming call.

Block Caller ID

You can block your Caller ID (visible to other when you make a call), before making a call. The blocking only lasts for that call, then returns to regular Caller ID.

To permanently block your number, you must call Sprint Customer Service.

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. Tap .

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Call Waiting

When you’re on a call, Call Waiting alerts you to incoming calls by sounding a tone. Your phone’s screen informs you that another call is coming in and displays the caller’s phone number (if it is available).

To respond to an incoming call while you’re on a call:

1.

Slide to the right. (This puts the first caller on hold and answers the second call.)

2.

To switch back to the first caller, tap Swap.

3-way Calling

With 3-Way Calling (also known as Conference calling), you can talk to two people at the same time. When using this feature, the normal airtime rates will be charged for each of the two calls.

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. Tap the number keys to enter a phone number, and then tap .

3. Once you have established the call, tap Add call and dial the second number. (This puts the first caller on hold and dials the second number.)

4. When you’re connected to the second party, tap Merge. If one of the people you called hangs up during your call, you and the remaining caller stay connected. If you initiated the call and are the first to hang up, all callers are disconnected.

5. To end the three-way call, tap .

Call Forwarding

Call Forwarding lets you forward all your incoming calls to another phone number – even when your phone is turned off. You can continue to make calls from your phone when you have Call

Forwarding is activated.

Note: You are charged a higher rate for forwarded calls.

To activate Call Forwarding:

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. Tap .

3. Enter the area code and phone number to which you want your calls forwarded.

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4. Tap . (You will hear a tone to confirm the activation of Call Forwarding.)

To deactivate Call Forwarding:

1. Press

2. Tap

and tap Phone.

.

3. Tap . (You will see a message and hear a tone to confirm the deactivation.)

In-call Options

While you’re on a call, you will see a number of onscreen options. Tap an option to select it.

Add call: displays the keypad so you can dial another call.

Keypad: displays the keypad, where you can enter numbers using DTMF (Dual Tone

Multi-Frequency). This can be useful if you need to enter an access code or other information while on an active call.

End call: terminates the call.

Speaker: controls whether the call audio plays through the speaker or the earpiece.

 Tap Speaker to play the audio through the speaker. (You can adjust the speaker volume using the Volume Key.) A green line appears under the Speaker button.

 Tap Speaker again to use the phone’s earpiece. The green line will disappear when

Speaker is not activated.

Warning: Because of higher volume levels, do not place the phone near your ear during speakerphone use.

Mute: turns the onboard microphone either on or off.

 Tap Mute during a call to mute the microphone. A green line will appear under the

Mute button.

 Tap Mute again to unmute the microphone. The green line will disappear when Mute is not activated.

Note: If Mute is activated, the speaker mode is deactivated.

Headset: connects to a Bluetooth headset.

 Tap Headset during a call to activate a Bluetooth headset. A green line will appear under the Headset button.

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 Tap Headset again to de-activate the Bluetooth headset. The green line will disappear when the Headset is not activated.

Tap for more options:

Contacts: Launches Contacts.

Memo: Launches Memo, to create memo during a call.

Message: Launches Messaging, to create a new message.

Speed Dials

You can assign a shortcut number to a phone number in your Contacts List for speed dialing.

There are one hundred available numbered spaces. Speed dial 1 is reserved for Voicemail.

Assign Speed Dials

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. Tap > Speed dial setting.

3. Tap an unused space and then select a contact to assign to the number. The selected contact number will display in the speed dial list.

Remove Speed Dials

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. Tap > Speed dial setting.

3. Tap > Remove, and then tap the X next to the speed dials you want to remove.

Edit Speed Dials

1.

Press and tap Phone.

2.

Tap > Speed dial setting.

3.

Tap > Change order, and then tap the entry you want to move. This will highlight the entry.

4.

Tap an unassigned space. (For example, if you select an entry in space 12, and space 8 shows "Not assigned," you can tap space 8 to move the entry.)

Making a Call Using a Speed Dial

1. Press and tap Phone.

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2. Touch the speed dial digits, holding the last digit until the number dials.

Voicemail

Your phone automatically transfers all unanswered calls to your voicemail, even if your phone is in use or turned off. You should set up your Sprint Voicemail and personal greeting as soon as your phone is activated. Always use a password to protect against unauthorized access.

Set Up Voicemail

The following steps will guide you through setting up your standard voicemail from the Phone app.

For information about setting up voicemail using the Visual Voicemail app, see Visual Voicemail .

You should set up your Sprint Voicemail and personal greeting as soon as your phone is activated. Always use a password to protect against unauthorized access. Your phone automatically transfers all unanswered calls to your voicemail, even if your phone is in use or turned off.

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. Press and hold .

3. Follow the system prompts to:

 Create your password.

 Record your name announcement.

 Record your greeting.

Note: Voicemail Password – Sprint strongly recommends that you create a password when setting up your voicemail to protect against unauthorized access. Without a password, anyone who has access to your phone can access your voicemail messages.

Retrieve Your Voicemail Messages

You can access your voicemail by using the following process.

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. Press and hold .

3. Follow the system prompts to enter your voicemail password and manage voicemail.

Note: You can also access Visual Voicemail from the Phone keypad by tapping .

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Voicemail Notification

There are several ways your phone alerts you to a new message.

● By sounding the notification ringtone.

● By displaying

in the Notifications area of the Status bar when a new voicemail message(s) are received.

● By displaying the number of new voicemail message(s) on the Voicemail app icon.

Note: Your phone accepts voicemail even when it is turned off. However, your phone only notifies you of new messages when it is turned on and you are in a Sprint service area. When you are outside the Nationwide Sprint Network, you may not receive notification of new voicemail messages. Sprint recommends that you periodically check your voicemail by dialing 1

+ area code + your wireless phone number. Roaming rates apply when you access voicemail while outside the Nationwide Sprint Network.

Visual Voicemail

Visual Voicemail offers a new way to manage your voicemail. Use Visual Voicemail to:

View your voicemails as text.

Choose messages to view. You don’t have to listen to them in the order they arrived.

Archive important messages.

Compose new messages, and send them to Email, as a text message, or directly to

Voicemail.

Share messages via Email and text message.

With a Premium account, you can read your voicemails, have them auto-forwarded to

Email, or share them with Facebook

®

or Twitter.

1. Press and tap Apps > Voicemail.

2. Follow the prompts to set up an account and learn about using Visual Voicemail.

Note: You can also access Visual Voicemail from the Home Screen by swiping to the left or tapping on the Phone keypad.

Logs

The Logs tab of the Phone application lists all recent incoming, outgoing, and missed calls.

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View Logs

The following procedures will guide you through viewing your call logs list.

1. Press and tap Phone > Logs.

2. To choose logs to display, tap > View, and then tap All calls, Missed calls, Dialed

calls, Received calls, or Rejected calls to filter the list.

Logs Options

The following procedures will guide you through accessing and understanding your call log options.

1. Press and tap Phone > Logs.

2. Touch and hold a call to display the options list.

Copy to dialing screen

Send number

Add to Contacts/View contact

Add to reject list

Delete

Clear Logs

Follow these steps to clear the Logs list.

1. Press and tap Phone > Logs.

2. Tap > Delete.

3. Tap Select all or tap individual entries to select them.

4. Tap Delete and then tap Delete to confirm.

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