www.samsung.com User Manual English (LTN). 04/2016. Rev.1.1 SM-J105B SM-J105B/DL SM-J105M SM-J105M/DS..
2 Table of Contents Basics 4 Read me first 5 Package contents 6 Device layout 8 Battery 13 SIM or USIM card 16 Memory card 18 Turning the device on and off 18 Touchscreen 21 Home screen 27 Lock screen 28 Notification panel 30 Entering text 31 Screen capture 32 Opening apps 32 Device and data management Applications 36 Installing or uninstalling apps 37 Phone 41 Contacts 42 Messages 44 Internet 45 Email 46 Camera 52 Gallery 54 S Planner 56 Video 57 Voice Recorder 58 My Files 58 Memo 59 Clock 60 Calculator 61 Radio 62 Google apps Settings 64 Introduction 64 Wi-Fi 66 Bluetooth 68 Airplane mode..
Table of Contents 3 73 Lock screen and security 74 Privacy 74 Accessibility 75 Accounts 76 Backup and reset 76 Language and input 77 Battery 77 Storage 78 Date and time 78 User manual 78 About device Appendix 79 Troubleshooting..
4 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 ..
Basics 5 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 Package contents Check the product box for the following items: • Device • Battery • 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 specification..
Basics 6 Device layout Front camera Power key Back key Microphone Receiver Touchscreen Home key Recents key Multipurpose jack Volume key Loud speaker Rear camera GPS antenna Headset jack Back cover Main antenna..
Basics 7 • Connectivity problems and battery drain may occur in the following situations: – If you attach metallic stickers on the antenna area of the device – If you attach a device cover made with metallic material to the device – If you cover the device’s antenna area with your hands or other objects while using certain features, such as calls or the mobile data connection. • Using a Samsung-approved screen protector is recommended. Unapproved screen protectors may cause the sensors to malfunction. • Do not allow water to contact the touchscreen. The touchscreen may malfunc..
Basics 8 Battery Installing the battery 1 Remove the back cover. Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover. Do not bend or twist the back cover excessively. Doing so may damage the cover. 2 Insert the battery with the battery’s gold-colored contacts properly aligned with the device’s contacts. 2 1..
Basics 9 3 Replace the back cover. Removing the battery 1 Remove the back cover. 2 Pull out the battery...
Basics 10 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. 1 Plug the small end of the charger into the multipurpose jack of the device, and plug the large end of the charger into an electric socket. Connecting the charger improperly may cause serious damage to the device. Any damage caused by misuse is not covered by the warranty. 2 After fully charging, disconnect the devic..
Basics 11 Viewing the remaining charging time While charging, open the Home screen and tap → Settings → Battery . The actual charging time may vary depending on the status of your device and the charging conditions. The remaining charging time may not be displayed when you charge the device in very cold or very hot conditions. Reducing the battery consumption Your device provides various options that help you conserve battery power. • When you are not using the device, switch to sleep mode by pressing the Power key. • Activate power saving mode. • Close unnecessary apps. • Deact..
Basics 12 • 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 the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a Samsung Service Center. Ultra power saving ..
Basics 13 SIM or USIM card Installing the SIM or USIM card Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider. • Only microSIM cards work with the device. • Some LTE services may not be available depending on the service provider. For more information about service availability, contact your service provider. 1 Remove the back cover and battery. 2 ► Single SIM models : Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-colored contacts facing downwards...
Basics 14 ► Dual SIM models : Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-colored contacts facing downwards. Insert the primary SIM or USIM card into SIM card slot 1 ( 1 ) and the secondary SIM or USIM card into SIM card slot 2 ( 2 ). 1 2 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. 3 Replace the battery and back cover...
Basics 15 Removing the SIM or USIM card 1 Remove the back cover and battery. 2 Pull out the SIM or USIM card. ► Single SIM models : ► Dual SIM models :..
Basics 16 Using dual SIM or USIM cards (dual SIM models) If you insert two SIM or USIM cards, you can have two phone numbers or service providers for a single device. Activating SIM or USIM cards On the Home screen, tap → Settings → SIM card manager . Select a SIM or USIM card and tap the switch to activate it. Changing the display name and icon of SIM or USIM cards On the Home screen, tap → Settings → SIM card manager . Select a SIM or USIM card, tap Name or Icon . Set a display name and icon for each card. Switching between cards When two SIM or USIM cards are activated, card sele..
Basics 17 1 Remove the back cover. 2 Insert a memory card with the gold-colored contacts facing downwards. 3 Replace the back cover. Removing the memory card Before removing the memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. On the Home screen, tap → Settings → Storage → Unmount SD card . 1 Remove the back cover. 2 Pull out the memory card. 3 Replace the back cover. Do not remove the memory card while the device is transferring or accessing information. Doing so can cause data to be lost or corrupted or damage to the memory card or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses that r..
Basics 18 Formatting the memory card A memory card formatted on a computer may not be compatible with the device. Format the memory card on the device. On the Home screen, tap → Settings → Storage → Format SD card → FORMAT SD CARD → DELETE ALL . 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. 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 fi..
Basics 19 Tapping To open an app, to select a menu item, to press an on-screen button, or to enter a character using the keyboard on the screen, tap it with your finger. Tapping and holding Tap and hold an item or the screen for more than 2 seconds to access available options. Dragging To move an item, tap and hold it and drag it to the target position...
Basics 20 Double-tapping Double-tap on a webpage or image to zoom in. Double-tap again to return. Swiping Swipe to the left or right on the Home screen or the Apps screen to view other panels. Swipe upwards or downwards to scroll through a webpage or a list of items, such as contacts. Spreading and pinching Spread two fingers apart on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Pinch to zoom out...
Basics 21 Home screen Home screen The Home screen is the starting point for accessing all of the device’s features. It displays widgets, shortcuts to apps, and more. To view other panels, swipe to the left or right. A widget An app A folder A screen indicator Favorite apps Apps screen icon..
Basics 22 Home screen options On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, or pinch your fingers together to access the available options. Customize the Home screen by adding, deleting, or rearranging Home screen panels. You can also set the Home screen wallpaper, add widgets to the Home screen, and more. • Wallpapers : Change the wallpaper settings for the Home screen and the locked screen. • Widgets : Add widgets to the Home screen. Widgets are small apps that launch specific app functions to provide information and convenient access on your Home screen. Adding items Tap and hold a..
Basics 23 Moving and removing an item Tap and hold an item on the Home screen, and then drag it to a new location. To move the item to another panel, drag it to the side of the screen. You can also move frequently used apps to the shortcuts area at the bottom of the Home screen. To remove an item, tap and hold the item. Then, drag it to Remove at the top of the screen. Creating folders 1 On the Home 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. 3 Tap Enter..
Basics 24 Managing panels On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area to add, move, or remove a panel. To add a panel, swipe to the left, and then tap . To move a panel, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location. To remove a panel, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to Remove at the top of the screen. To set a panel as the main Home screen, tap . Apps screen The Apps screen displays icons for all apps, including newly installed apps. On the Home screen, tap to open the Apps screen. To view other panels, swipe to the left or right. Moving items This feat..
Basics 25 3 Drop the app when a folder frame appears around the apps. A new folder containing the selected apps will be created. 4 Tap Enter folder name. and enter a folder name. To change the folder color, tap . To add more apps to the folder, tap and hold another app, and then drag it to the folder...
Basics 26 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 / Currently accessing SIM or USIM card (dual SIM models) Roaming (outside of normal service area) GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected HSDPA network connected HSPA+ network connected / LTE network connected (LTE-enabled models) Wi-Fi connected ..
Basics 27 Icon Meaning Airplane mode activated Error occurred or caution required Battery power level 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, press the Power key or the Home key and swipe in any direction. You can change the way that you lock the screen to prevent others from accessing your personal information. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Lock screen and security → Screen lock type , and then select a screen lock method. The dev..
Basics 28 Pattern Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more, and then draw the pattern again to verify it. Set a backup PIN to unlock the screen when you forget the pattern. PIN A PIN consists of numbers only. Enter at least four numbers, and then enter the password again to verify it. Password A password consists of characters and numbers. Enter at least four characters including numbers and symbols, and then enter the password again to verify it. Notification panel Using the notification panel When you receive new notifications, such as messages or missed calls, indicator icons appea..
Basics 29 You can use the following functions on the notification panel. ► Single SIM models : Launch Settings . Tap a notification and perform various actions. Clear all notifications. Rearrange quick setting buttons. Maximize brightness for better visibility in bright conditions. Quick setting buttons Adjust the brightness. ► Dual SIM models : Launch Settings . Tap a notification and perform various actions. Clear all notifications. Select a SIM or USIM card. Rearrange quick setting buttons. Maximize brightness for better visibility in bright conditions. Quick setting buttons Adjust t..
Basics 30 Using quick setting buttons Tap quick setting buttons to activate some features. Swipe to the left or right on the buttons area to view more buttons. To view more detailed settings, tap and hold a button. To rearrange buttons, tap EDIT , tap and hold a button, and then drag it to another location. Entering text Keyboard layout A keyboard appears automatically when you enter text to send messages, create memos, and more. Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter text, you must change the input language to one of the supported languages. Break to the next line. Delete ..
Basics 31 Additional keyboard functions Tap and hold to use various functions. Other icons may appear instead of the icon depending on the last function that was used. • : Enter text by voice. Open the keyboard. Start or pause entering text by voice. • : Enter emoticons. • : Change the keyboard settings. Copying and pasting 1 Tap and hold over text. 2 Drag or to select the desired text, or tap Select all to select all text. 3 Tap Copy or Cut . 4 Tap and hold where the text is to be inserted and tap Paste . Screen capture Capture a screenshot while using the device. Press and hold the ..
Basics 32 Opening apps On the Home screen or the Apps screen, select an app icon to open it. To open an app from the list of recently used apps, tap and select a recent app window. Closing an app Tap and drag a recent app window to the left or right to close it. To close all running apps, tap CLOSE ALL . Device and data management Transferring data from your previous device You can transfer data from a previous device to your new device via Samsung Smart Switch. The following versions of Samsung Smart Switch are available. • Mobile version: Transfer data between mobile devices. You can do..
Basics 33 Transferring data from a computer Back up data from your previous device to a computer and import the data to your new device. 1 On the computer, visit www.samsung.com/smartswitch to download Smart Switch. 2 On the computer, launch Smart Switch. If your previous device is not a Samsung device, back up data to a computer using a program provided by the device’s manufacturer. Then, skip to the fifth step. 3 Connect your previous device to the computer using the USB cable. 4 On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to back up data from the device. Then, disconnect your pr..
Basics 34 Updating the device The device can be updated to the latest software. Updating over the air The device can be directly updated to the latest software by the firmware over-the-air (FOTA) service. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → About device → Software update → Download updates manually . To automatically check for available updates, tap the Download updates automatically switch to activate it. Updates will be downloaded only when the device is connected to a Wi-Fi network. Updating with Smart Switch Connect the device to a computer and update the device to the latest softw..
Basics 35 Backing up and restoring data Keep your personal information, app data, and settings safe on your device. You can back up your sensitive information to a backup account and access it later. You must sign in to your Google account to back up or restore data. Refer to Accounts for more information. Using a Google account On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset , and then tap the Back up my data switch to activate it. Tap Backup account and select an account as the backup account. To restore data using a Google account, tap the Automatic restore switch to activate it. W..
36 Applications Installing or uninstalling apps Galaxy Apps Purchase and download apps. You can download apps that are specialized for Samsung Galaxy devices. Tap Galaxy Apps on the Apps screen. This app may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Installing apps Browse apps by category or tap SEARCH to search for a keyword. Select an app to view information about it. To download free apps, tap INSTALL . To purchase and download apps where charges apply, tap the price and follow the on-screen instructions. To change the auto update settings, tap → Settings → Auto u..
Applications 37 Managing apps Uninstalling or disabling apps On the Apps screen, tap EDIT . The icon appears on the apps that you can disable or uninstall. Select an app and tap TURN OFF or UNINSTALL . Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap Settings → Applications → Application manager , select an app, and then tap DISABLE or UNINSTALL . • DISABLE : Disable selected default apps that cannot be uninstalled from the device. • UNINSTALL : Uninstall downloaded apps. Enabling apps On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Applications → Application manager , scroll to DISABLED , select an a..
Applications 38 3 ► Single SIM models : Tap to make a voice call, or tap to make a video call. Add the number to the contacts list. Preview the phone number. Hide the keypad. Delete a preceding character. Access additional options. ► Dual SIM models : Tap or to make a voice call, or tap to make a video call. Add the number to the contacts list. Preview the phone number. Hide the keypad. Delete a preceding character. Access additional options...
Applications 39 Making calls from the locked screen On the locked screen, drag outside the large circle. Making calls from call logs or contacts list Tap LOG or CONTACTS , and then swipe to the right on a contact or a phone number to make a call. Making an international call 1 Tap to open the keypad if the keypad does not appear on the screen. 2 Tap and hold 0 until the + sign appears. 3 ► Single SIM models : Enter the country code, area code, and phone number, and then tap . ► Dual SIM models : Enter the country code, area code, and phone number, and then tap or . Receiving calls Answe..
Applications 40 Missed calls If a call is missed, the icon appears on the status bar. Open the notification panel to view the list of missed calls. Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap Phone → LOG to view missed calls. Options during calls During a voice call The following actions are available: • HOLD : Hold a call. Tap RESUME CALL to retrieve the held call. • Add call : Dial a second call. • Extra volume : Increase the volume. • Bluetooth : Switch to a Bluetooth headset if it is connected to the device. • Speaker : Activate or deactivate the speakerphone. When using the spea..
Applications 41 Contacts Introduction Create new contacts or manage contacts on the device. Adding contacts Creating contacts manually 1 Tap Contacts on the Apps screen. 2 Tap and select a storage location. 3 Enter contact information. • : Add an image. • / : Add or delete a contact field. 4 Tap SAVE . To add a phone number to the contacts list from the keypad, open the Apps screen and tap Phone . If the keypad does not appear on the screen, tap to open the keypad. Enter the number and tap Add to Contacts . To add a phone number to the contacts list from received calls or messages, open..
Applications 42 Searching for contacts On the Apps screen, tap Contacts . Use one of the following search methods: • Scroll up or down the contacts list. • Drag a finger along the index at the right side of the contacts list to scroll through it quickly. • Tap the search field at the top of the contacts list and enter search criteria. Once a contact is selected, take one of the following actions: • : Add to favorite contacts. • / : Make a voice or video call. • : Compose a message. • : Compose an email. Messages Introduction Send and view messages by conversation. Sending mess..
Applications 43 3 Add recipients and enter a message. ► Single SIM models : Enter a message. Select contacts from the contacts list. Enter recipients. Attach files. Send the message. Access additional options. ► Dual SIM models : Enter a message. Select contacts from the contacts list. Enter recipients. Attach files. Send the message. Access additional options. 4 ► Single SIM models : Tap SEND to send the message. ► Dual SIM models : Tap or to send the message...
Applications 44 Viewing messages Messages are grouped into message threads by contact. You may incur additional charges for receiving messages when you are roaming. 1 Tap Messages on the Apps screen. 2 On the messages list, select a contact. 3 View your conversation. Internet Browse the Internet to search for information and bookmark your favorite webpages to access them conveniently. 1 Tap Internet on the Apps screen. 2 Tap the address field. 3 Enter the web address or a keyword, and then tap Go ...
Applications 45 To view the toolbars, drag your finger downwards slightly on the screen. Move to the previously visited page. Access additional options. Refresh the current webpage. Open the homepage. Open the browser's tab manager. View your bookmarks, saved webpages, and recent history. Email Setting up email accounts Set up an email account when opening Email for the first time. 1 Tap Email on the Apps screen. 2 Enter the email address and password, and then tap NEXT . To manually register a company email account, tap MANUAL SETUP . 3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the set..
Applications 46 Sending emails 1 Tap to compose an email. 2 Add recipients and enter an email text. 3 Tap SEND to send the mail. Reading emails On the emails list, tap an email to read. Camera Introduction Take photos and record videos using various modes and settings. Basic shooting You can take photos or record videos. View your photos and videos in Gallery . Tap Camera on the Apps screen. 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 vide..
Applications 47 Taking photos or recording videos 1 Tap the image on the preview screen where the camera should focus. 2 Tap to take a photo or tap to record a video. • Spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out. Camera settings Quick settings Record a video. Take a photo. Switch between the front and rear cameras. Shooting modes Preview thumbnail Hide or show the setting icons. Current mode On the preview screen, swipe to the right to access the list of shooting modes. Or, swipe to the left to view photos and videos you have captured. • The preview screen ..
Applications 48 Launching Camera on the locked screen To quickly take photos, launch Camera on the locked screen. On the locked screen, drag outside the large circle. • This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • Some camera features are not available when you launch Camera from the locked screen while the security features are activated. Auto mode Auto mode allows the camera to evaluate the surroundings and determine the ideal mode for the photo. On the preview screen, tap MODE → Auto . Pro mode Take photos while manually adjusting various shootin..
Applications 49 Panorama Take a series of photos horizontally or vertically and then stitch them together to create a wide scene. On the preview screen, tap MODE → Panorama . 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. • Avoid taking photos of indistinct backgrounds, such as an empty sky or a plain wall. Continuous shot Take a series of photos of moving subjects. On the preview screen, tap MODE → Continuous shot . Tap and hold to take several photos continuo..
Applications 50 Selfie Take self-portraits with the front camera. 1 On the preview screen, tap to switch to the front camera for self-portraits. 2 Tap MODE → Selfie . 3 Face the front camera lens. 4 When the device detects your face, tap the screen to take a photo of yourself. To take a photo using your palm, tap and tap the Gesture control switch to activate it. Show your palm to the front camera. After recognizing your palm, the device will take a photo after a few seconds. Camera settings Quick settings On the preview screen, use the following quick settings. The available options may ..
Applications 51 Camera settings On the preview screen, tap . The available options may vary depending on the shooting mode and which camera is being used. • Picture size (rear) : Select a resolution for photos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality photos, but they will take up more memory. • Video size (rear) / Video size (front) : Select a resolution for videos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality videos, but they will take up more memory. • Gesture control : Set the device to detect your palm, so you can use it to take self- portraits. • Save..
Applications 52 Gallery Introduction View and manage photos and videos stored in the device. Viewing images or videos 1 Tap Gallery on the Apps screen. 2 Select an image or a video. Video files show the icon on the preview thumbnail. To play a video, tap . More options Move to the previous screen. Share the image with others. Delete the image. Modify the image. To hide or show the menus, tap the screen...
Applications 53 Deleting images or videos Deleting an image or a video Select an image or a video and tap Delete at the bottom of the screen. Deleting multiple images and videos 1 On the Gallery main screen, tap and hold an image or a video to delete. 2 Tick the images or videos to delete. 3 Tap MORE → Delete ...
Applications 54 S Planner Introduction Manage your schedule by entering upcoming events or tasks in your planner. Creating events 1 Tap S Planner on the Apps screen. 2 Tap or double-tap a date. If the date already has saved events or tasks in it, tap the date and tap . 3 Enter event details. Select a calendar to use or sync with. Enter the location of the event. Enter a title. Set a start and end date for the event. Add more details. Set an alarm. 4 Tap SAVE to save the event...
Applications 55 Creating tasks 1 Tap S Planner on the Apps screen. 2 Tap → Tasks . 3 Enter task details and tap TODAY or TOMORROW to set a due date. To add more details, tap . 4 Tap SAVE to save the task. Syncing events and tasks with your accounts On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Accounts , select an account service, and then tap the Sync Calendar switch to sync events and tasks with the account. To add accounts to sync with, open the Apps screen and tap S Planner → MORE → Manage calendars → Add account . Then, select an account to sync with and sign in. When an account is adde..
Applications 56 Video Watch videos stored in the device and customize playback settings. Tap Video on the Apps screen. Select a video to play. Change screen ratio. Rewind or fast-forward by dragging the bar. Skip to the previous video. Tap and hold to rewind. Skip to the next video. Tap and hold to fast-forward. Access additional options. Pause and resume playback. Adjust the volume...
Applications 57 Voice Recorder Use this app to record or play voice memos. 1 On the Apps screen, tap Tools → Voice Recorder . 2 Tap to start recording. Speak into the microphone. Tap Pause to pause recording. Tap Call rejection to automatically reject incoming calls while recording a voice memo. Start recording. 3 Tap to finish recording...
Applications 58 My Files Access and manage various files stored in the device. On the Apps screen, tap Tools → My Files . • Category : View files by category. • Local storage : View files stored in the device. • STORAGE USAGE : View your device’s memory information. To search for files or folders, tap SEARCH . Memo Create memos and organize them by category. On the Apps screen, tap Tools → Memo . 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. • Image : Insert images. • Voice ..
Applications 59 Clock Introduction Set alarms, check the current time in many cities around the world, time an event, or set a specific duration. Alarm On the Apps screen, tap Clock → Alarm . Setting alarms Tap ADD 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 KEYPAD . To activate or deactivate alarms, tap the clock icon next to the alarm in the alarms list. Stopping alarms Tap DISMISS to stop an alarm. If you have previously enabled the snooze optio..
Applications 60 Stopwatch 1 On the Apps screen, tap Clock → Stopwatch . 2 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 . Timer 1 On the Apps screen, tap Clock → Timer . 2 Set the duration, and then tap START . To open the keypad to enter the duration, tap KEYPAD . 3 Tap DISMISS when the timer goes off. Calculator Perform simple or complex calculations. Tap Calculator on the Apps screen. Rotate the device to landscape orientation to display the scientific calcu..
Applications 61 Radio Listening to the FM radio Tap Radio on the Apps screen. Before you use this app, you must connect a headset, which serves as the radio antenna. The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically when running for the first time. Tap to turn on the FM radio. Select the radio station you want from the stations list and tap to return to the FM radio screen. View the list of available stations. Turn the FM radio on or off. Access additional options. Scan and save available stations automatically. Record a song from the FM radio. Add the current radio station to t..
Applications 62 Scanning radio stations Tap Radio on the Apps screen. Tap SCAN , and then select a scan option. The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically. Select the radio station you want from the stations list and tap to return to the FM radio screen. Google apps Google provides entertainment, social network, and business apps. You may require a Google account to access some apps. Refer to Accounts for more information. To view more app information, access each app’s help menu. Some apps may not be available or may be labeled differently depending on the region or se..
Applications 63 Play Movies & TV Download videos to watch from Play Store . Drive Store your content on the cloud, access it from anywhere, and share it with others. YouTube Watch or create videos and share them with others. Photos Search for, manage, and edit all your photos and videos from various sources in one place. Hangouts Chat with your friends individually or in groups and use images, emoticons, and video calls while you are chatting. Google Search quickly for items on the Internet or your device. Voice Search Search quickly for items by saying a keyword or phrase. Google Setti..
64 Settings Introduction Customize settings for functions and apps. You can make your device more personalized by configuring various setting options. On the Apps screen, tap Settings . To search for settings by entering keywords, tap SEARCH . Wi-Fi Connecting to a Wi-Fi network 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. 1 On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi , and then tap the switch to activate it. 2 Select a network from the Wi-Fi networks list. Networks that require a passwor..
Settings 65 3 Tap CONNECT . Once the device connects to a Wi-Fi network, the device will reconnect to that network each time it is available without requiring a password. To prevent the device connecting to the network automatically, select it from the list of networks and tap FORGET . Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi Direct connects devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access point. 1 On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi , and then tap the switch to activate it. 2 Tap Wi-Fi Direct . The detected devices are listed. If the device you want to connect to is not in the list, request that t..
Settings 66 Ending the device connection 1 Tap Wi-Fi on the Settings screen. 2 Tap Wi-Fi Direct . The device displays the connected devices in the list. 3 Tap the device name to disconnect the devices. Bluetooth Introduction 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 red..
Settings 67 Pairing with other Bluetooth devices 1 On the Settings screen, tap Bluetooth , and then tap the switch to activate it. The detected devices are listed. 2 Select a device to pair with. If your device has paired with the device before, tap the device name without confirming the auto-generated passkey. If the device you want to pair with is not in the list, request that the device turns on its visibility option. 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 o..
Settings 68 Unpairing Bluetooth devices 1 Tap Bluetooth on the Settings screen. The device displays the paired devices in the list. 2 Tap next to the device name to unpair. 3 Tap Unpair . Airplane mode This disables all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services. On the Settings screen, tap Airplane mode . Make sure the device is turned off during takeoff and landing. After takeoff, you can use the device in airplane mode if allowed by aircraft personnel. Mobile hotspot and tethering Use the device as a mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connect..
Settings 69 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 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 MORE → Configure Mobile Hotspot and select the level of security. Then, enter a password and tap SAVE . 3 On the other device’s screen, search for and select your device from the Wi-Fi networks ..
Settings 70 Limiting data usage 1 On the Settings screen, tap Data usage and tap the Set mobile data limit switch to activate it. 2 Drag the limit adjustment bar upwards or downwards to set the limit. 3 Drag the warning adjustment bar upwards or downwards to set a data usage alert level. The device will alert you when the warning level is reached. SIM card manager (dual SIM models) Activate your SIM or USIM cards and customize the SIM card settings. Refer to Using dual SIM or USIM cards (dual SIM models) for more information. On the Settings screen, tap SIM card manager . • Voice call : S..
Settings 71 More connection settings Options Customize settings to control other features. On the Settings screen, tap More connection settings . • Printing : Configure settings for printer plug-ins installed on the device. You can search for available printers or add one manually to print files. Refer to Printing for more information. • VPN : Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs). • Default messaging app : Select the default app to use for messaging. Printing Configure settings for printer plug-ins installed on the device. You can connect the device to a printer via W..
Settings 72 Printing content While viewing content, such as images or documents, tap Share → Print → → All printers , and then select a printer. Sounds and notifications Change settings for various sounds on the device. On the Settings screen, tap Sounds and notifications . • Sound mode : Set the device to use sound mode or silent mode. • Volume : Adjust the volume level for call ringtones, music and videos, system sounds, and notifications. • Ringtones and sounds : Change the ringtone and system sound settings. • Vibrations : Change the vibration settings. • Sound quality a..
Settings 73 Applications Manage the device’s apps and change their settings. On the Settings screen, tap Applications . • Application manager : View and manage the apps on your device. • Default applications : Select a default setting for using apps. • Application settings : Customize the settings for each app. This feature may not be supported by some devices. Wallpaper Change the wallpaper settings for the Home screen and the locked screen. On the Settings screen, tap Wallpaper . Lock screen and security Change the settings for securing the device and the SIM or USIM card. On the ..
Settings 74 Privacy Change the settings for maintaining your privacy. On the Settings screen, tap Privacy . • Location : Change settings for location information permissions. • Report diagnostic info : Set the device to automatically send the device’s diagnostic and usage information to Samsung. Accessibility Configure various settings to improve accessibility to the device. On the Settings screen, tap Accessibility . • Vision : Customize the settings to improve accessibility for visually impaired users. • Hearing : Customize the settings to improve accessibility for users with he..
Settings 75 Accounts Add your Samsung and Google accounts, or other accounts, to sync with. Adding accounts Some apps used on your device require a registered account. Create accounts to have the best experience with your device. 1 On the Settings screen, tap Accounts → Add account . 2 Select an account service. 3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account setup. To sync content with your accounts, select an account and select items to sync. Registering Samsung accounts You need a Samsung account when using some Samsung apps. You can back up or restore data saved in the dev..
Settings 76 Backup and reset Change the settings for managing settings and data. On the Settings screen, tap Backup and reset . • Backup account : Set up or edit your Google backup account. • Back up my data : Set the device to back up settings and app data to the Google server. • Automatic restore : Set the device to automatically restore settings and app data from the Google server when apps are reinstalled. • Factory data reset : Reset settings to the factory default values and delete all data. Language and input Change the settings for text input. Some options may not be availab..
Settings 77 Battery View battery power information and change power saving options. On the Settings screen, tap 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. • Ultra power saving mode : Extend standby time and reduce battery consumption by displaying a simpler layout and allowing limited access to an app. Refer to Ultra power saving mode for more information. • Display battery percentage : Set the device to display the remaining battery life. Storage View memo..
Settings 78 Date and time Access and alter the following settings to control how the device displays the time and date. On the Settings screen, tap Date and time . If the battery remains fully discharged or removed from the device, the time and date is reset. • Automatic date and time : Automatically update the time and date when moving across time zones. • Automatic time zone : Set the device to receive time zone information from the network when you move across time zones. • Set date : Set the current date manually. • Set time : Set the current time manually. • Select time zone ..
79 Appendix Troubleshooting Before contacting a Samsung Service Center, 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. • P..
Appendix 80 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 t..
Appendix 81 Calls are not connected • Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network. • Ensure that you have not set call barring for the phone number you are dialing. • Ensure that you have not set call barring for the incoming phone number. Others cannot hear you speaking on a call • Ensure that you are not covering the built-in microphone. • Ensure that the microphone is close to your mouth. • If using a headset, ensure that it is properly connected. Sound echoes during a call Adjust the volume by pressing the Volume key or move to another area. A cellular network o..
Appendix 82 The battery does not charge properly (For Samsung-approved chargers) • Ensure that the charger is connected properly. • If the battery terminals are dirty, the battery may not charge properly or the device may turn off. Wipe both gold-colored contacts and try charging the battery again. The battery depletes faster than when first purchased • When you expose the device or the battery to very cold or very hot temperatures, the useful charge may be reduced. • Battery consumption increases when you use messaging features or some apps, such as games or the Internet. • The b..
Appendix 83 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 Manage..
Appendix 84 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 dev..
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