Samsung Galaxy S6 Manual

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www.samsung.com User Manual English (EU). 03/2015. Rev.1.0 SM-G920F SM-G920FQ SM-G920I 2 Table of Contents Basics 4 Read me first 5 Package contents 6 Device layout 8 SIM or USIM card 10 Battery 14 Turning the device on and off 15 Touchscreen 18 Home screen 24 Lock screen 25 Notification panel 28 Entering text 31 Screen capture 31 Opening apps 32 Multi window 37 Device and data management 41 Connecting to a TV 43 Sharing files with contacts 44 Emergency mode Applications 45 Installing or uninstalling apps 46 Phone 49 Contacts 51 Messages 53 Internet 54 Email 55 Camera 71 Gallery 73 Smart Manager 75 S Planner 76 S Health 79 S Voice 81 Music 82 Video 83 Voice Recorder 85 My Files 86 Memo 86 Clock 88 Calculator 89 Google apps Settings 91 Introduction 91 Wi-Fi 93 Bluetooth 95 Flight mode 95 Mobile hotspot and tethering 96 Data usage 97 Mobile networks 97 NFC and payment 100 More connection settings 102 Sounds and notifications 103 Display 103 Motions and gestures Table of Contents 3 104 Applications 104 Wallpaper 105 Themes 105 Lock screen and security 110 Privacy and safety 113 Easy mode 113 Accessibility 114 Accounts 115 Backup and reset 115 Language and input 116 Battery 116 Storage 117 Date and time 117 User manual 117 About device Appendix 118 Accessibility 133 Troubleshooting 138 Removing the battery (non-removable type) 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 issues caused by apps supplied by providers other than Samsung. • Samsung is not liable for performance issues or incompatibilities caused by edited registry settings or modified operating system software. Attempting to customise the operating system may cause the device or apps to work improperly. • Software, sound sources, wallpapers, images, and other media provided with this device are licensed for limited use. Extracting and using these materials for commercial or other purposes is an infringement of copyright laws. Users are entirely responsible for illegal use of media. • You may incur additional charges for data services, such as messaging, uploading and downloading, auto-syncing, or using location services depending on your data plan. For large data transfers, it is recommended to use the Wi-Fi feature. • Default apps that come with the device are subject to updates and may no longer be supported without prior notice. If you have questions about an app provided with the device, contact a Samsung Service Centre. For user-installed apps, contact service providers. • Modifying the device’s operating system or installing softwares from unofficial sources may result in device malfunctions and data corruption or loss. These actions are violations of your Samsung licence agreement and will void your warranty. Basics 5 • Depending on the region or model, some devices are required to receive approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). If your device is approved by the FCC, you can view the FCC ID of the device. To view the FCC ID, tap Apps → Settings → About device. 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 • Quick start guide • The items supplied with the device and any available accessories may vary depending on the region or service provider. • The supplied items are designed only for this device and may not be compatible with other devices. • Appearances and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. • You can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make sure they are compatible with the device before purchase. • Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Using unapproved accessories may cause the performance problems and malfunctions that are not covered by the warranty. • Availability of all accessories is subject to change depending entirely on manufacturing companies. For more information about available accessories, refer to the Samsung website. Basics 6 Device layout Microphone Loud speaker Back key Multipurpose jack Front camera Speaker SIM card tray Power key Touchscreen Recents key Headset jack Home key (Fingerprint recognition sensor) LED indicator Proximity/Light sensor Main antenna Infrared port Flash Volume key NFC antenna/Wireless charging coil Rear camera Microphone GPS antenna Basics 7 • Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause connectivity problems or drain the battery. • Using a Samsung-approved screen protector is recommended. Unapproved screen protectors may cause the sensors to malfunction. • Do not allow water to contact the touchscreen. The touchscreen may malfunction in humid conditions or when exposed to water. Keys Key Function Power • Press and hold to turn the device on or off. • Press to turn on or lock the screen. Recents • Tap to open the list of recent apps. • Tap and hold to launch the split screen view. Home • Press to turn on the screen while the screen is locked. • Press to return to the Home screen. • Press and hold to launch Google. Back • Tap to return to the previous screen. Volume • Press to adjust the device volume. Basics 8 SIM or USIM card Installing the SIM or USIM card Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider. • Only nano-SIM 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 Insert the ejection pin into the hole on the SIM card tray to loosen the tray. Ensure that the ejection pin is perpendicular to the hole. Otherwise, the device may be damaged. Basics 9 2 Pull out the SIM card tray gently from the SIM card tray slot. 3 Place the SIM or USIM card on the SIM card tray with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards. Use caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards. 4 Insert the SIM card tray back into the SIM card tray slot. Removing the SIM or USIM card 1 Insert the ejection pin into the hole on the SIM card tray to loosen the tray. 2 Pull out the SIM card tray gently from the SIM card tray slot. 3 Remove the SIM or USIM card. 4 Insert the SIM card tray back into the SIM card tray slot. Basics 10 Battery Charging the battery Charge the battery before using it for the first time or when it has been unused for extended periods. Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device. • When the battery power is low, the battery icon appears empty. • If the battery is completely discharged, the device cannot be turned on immediately when the charger is connected. Allow a depleted battery to charge for a few minutes before turning on the device. • If you use multiple apps at once, network apps, or apps that need a connection to another device, the battery will drain quickly. To avoid disconnecting from the network or losing power during a data transfer, always use these apps after fully charging the battery. • Using a power source other than the USB power adaptor, such as a computer, may result in a slower charging speed due to a lower electric current. Connect the USB cable to the USB power adaptor, and then plug the end of the USB cable into the multipurpose jack. Basics 11 Connecting the charger improperly may cause serious damage to the device. Any damage caused by misuse is not covered by the warranty. • 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 Centre. After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the device, and then unplug it from the electric socket. To save energy, unplug the charger when not in use. The charger does not have a power switch, so you must unplug the charger from the electric socket when not in use to avoid wasting power. The charger should remain close to the electric socket and easily accessible while charging. Reducing the battery consumption Your device provides various options that help you conserve battery power. • Optimise the device using the Smart manager. • When you are not using the device, switch to sleep mode by pressing the Power key. • Activate power saving mode. • Close unnecessary apps. • Deactivate the Bluetooth feature when not in use. • Deactivate the Wi-Fi feature when not in use. • Deactivate auto-syncing of apps. • Decrease the backlight time. • Decrease the screen brightness. Basics 12 Fast charging The device has a built-in fast charging feature. You can use this feature to charge the battery more quickly while the device or its screen is turned off. About Fast charging • Fast charging uses battery charging technology that charges the battery faster by increasing the charging power. The device supports Samsung’s Adaptive fast charging feature and Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0. • To use Fast charging on your device, connect it to a battery charger that supports Adaptive fast charging or Quick Charge 2.0. Increasing the charging speed To increase the charging speed, turn the device or its screen off when you charge the battery. • While charging the battery when the device is turned off, the icon appears on the screen. • You cannot use the fast charging feature when the screen is turned on. Turn off the screen to increase the charging speed. • You can check the remaining charge time on the screen. The actual remaining time may vary depending on the charging conditions. • You cannot use the built-in fast charging feature when you charge the battery using a standard battery charger. • If the device heats up or the ambient air temperature rises, the charging speed may decrease automatically. This is a normal operating condition to prevent damage to the device. Basics 13 Wireless charging The device has a built-in wireless charging coil. You can charge the battery using a wireless charger (sold separately). 1 Place the centre of the device’s back on the centre of the wireless charger. You can check the remaining charge time on the screen. The actual remaining time may vary depending on the charging conditions. 2 After fully charging, disconnect the device from the wireless charger. • You can check the battery’s charging status from the battery icon on the screen. • When there are foreign materials between the device and the wireless charger, the device may not charge properly. • If you use the wireless charger in areas with weak network signals, you may lose network reception. • Use Samsung-approved wireless chargers. If you use other wireless chargers, the battery may not charge properly. Power saving mode Save the battery power by limiting the device’s functions. On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → Battery → Power saving mode, and then tap the switch to activate it. To automatically activate power saving mode when the remaining battery power reaches the preset level, tap Start power saving and select an option. Basics 14 Ultra power saving mode Use this mode to extend the device’s battery power. In ultra power saving mode, the device performs the following: • Displays colours on the screen as grey tones. • Restricts the available apps to essential and selected apps only. • Deactivates the mobile data connection when the screen turns off. • Deactivates the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features. On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → Battery → Ultra power saving mode, and then tap the switch to activate it. To deactivate ultra power saving mode, tap MORE → Disable ultra power saving mode. The usage time left shows the time remaining before the battery power runs out. Usage time left may vary depending on your device settings and operating conditions. Turning the device on and off Press and hold the Power key for a few seconds to turn on the device. When you turn on your device for the first time or after performing a data reset, follow the on- screen instructions to set up your device. To turn off the device, press and hold the Power key, and then tap Power off. • If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the Power key and the Volume key down simultaneously for more than 7 seconds to restart it. • Follow all posted warnings and directions from authorised personnel in areas where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals. Basics 15 Touchscreen • Do not allow the touchscreen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touchscreen to malfunction. • To avoid damaging the touchscreen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply excessive pressure to it with your fingertips. • The device may not recognise touch inputs close to the edges of the screen, which are outside of the touch input area. • Leaving the touchscreen idle for extended periods may result in afterimages (screen burn-in) or ghosting. Turn off the touchscreen when you do not use the device. • It is recommended to use fingers when you use the touchscreen. 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. Basics 16 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. Double-tapping Double-tap on a webpage or image to zoom in. Double-tap again to return. Basics 17 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 18 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, or tap one of the screen indicators at the bottom of the screen. A widget An app A folder Screen indicators Favourite apps Apps screen icon Basics 19 Home screen options On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, or pinch your fingers together to access the available options. Customise 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. • Themes: Change the device’s theme. Visual elements of interface, such as colours, icons, and wallpapers, will change depending on the selected theme. • Screen grid: Change the size of the grid to display more or less items on the Home screen. Basics 20 Flipboard Briefing View the latest articles in various categories. You can get up to date on news that interests you using this feature. On the Home screen, tap or swipe to the right to open Flipboard Briefing. Swipe upwards or downwards to browse articles in each news category. To deactivate Flipboard Briefing, tap and hold an empty area on the Home screen. Then, swipe to the right and deselect the tick box at the top of the Flipboard Briefing panel. Adding items Tap and hold an app or a folder from the Apps screen, and then drag it to the Home screen. To add widgets, tap and hold an empty area on the Home screen, tap Widgets, tap and hold a widget, and then drag it to the Home screen. Moving and removing an item Tap and hold an item on the Home screen, and then drag it to a new location. To move the item to another panel, drag it to the side of the screen. You can also move frequently used apps to the shortcuts area at the bottom of the Home screen. To remove an item, tap and hold the item. Then, drag it to Remove at the top of the screen. Basics 21 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 folder name and enter a folder name. To change the folder colour, tap . To add more apps to the folder, tap and hold another app, and then drag it to the folder. 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 . Basics 22 Apps screen The Apps screen displays icons for all apps, including newly installed apps. On the Home screen, tap Apps to open the Apps screen. To view other panels, swipe to the left or right, or select a screen indicator at the bottom of the screen. Moving items On the Apps screen, tap EDIT. Tap and hold an item and drag it to a new location. To move the item to another panel, drag it to the side of the screen. Creating folders 1 On the Apps screen, tap EDIT. 2 Tap and hold an app, and then drag it over another app. 3 Drop the app when a folder frame appears around the apps. A new folder containing the selected apps will be created. Basics 23 4 Tap Enter folder name and enter a folder name. To change the folder colour, tap . To add more apps to the folder, tap and hold another app, and then drag it to the folder. Indicator icons Indicator icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen. The icons listed in the table below are most common. The status bar may not appear at the top of the screen in some apps. To display the status bar, drag down from the top of the screen. Icon Meaning No signal Signal strength Roaming (outside of normal service area) GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected HSDPA network connected HSPA+ network connected / LTE network connected (LTE-enabled models) Wi-Fi connected Bluetooth feature activated GPS activated Call in progress Missed call New text or multimedia message Alarm activated Mute mode activated Vibration mode activated Basics 24 Icon Meaning Flight 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 device requires an unlock code whenever unlocking it. If the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it. Pattern Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more, and then draw the pattern again to verify it. Set a backup PIN to unlock the screen when you forget the pattern. Basics 25 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. Fingerprint Register your fingerprints to unlock the screen. Refer to Fingerprint recognition for more information. Notification panel Using the notification panel When you receive new notifications, such as messages or missed calls, indicator icons appear on the status bar. To see more information about the icons, open the notification panel and view the details. To open the notification panel, drag the status bar downwards. To close the notification panel, swipe upwards on the screen. Basics 26 You can use the following functions on the notification panel. Launch Settings. Launch S Finder. Tap a notification and perform various actions. Clear all notifications. Adjust the brightness. Rearrange quick setting buttons. Quick setting buttons Launch Quick Connect. 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. S Finder Search for a wide variety of content with a keyword. Searching for content on the device Open the notification panel and tap S Finder. Enter a keyword in the search field or tap and say a keyword. To get more refined results, tap the filter buttons under the search field, and then select filter details. Basics 27 Setting search categories You can set search categories to search for content in specific search fields. Tap MORE → Select search locations and select categories. Quick Connect Automatically search for nearby devices and quickly connect to them. • When connecting to a device that does not support the Quick connect feature, ensure that Wi-Fi Direct or the Bluetooth feature is activated. • Connection methods may vary depending on the type of connected devices or the shared content. Connecting to other devices 1 Open the notification panel and tap Quick Connect. If you are using this feature for the first time, select a visibility option and tap ENABLE QUICK CONNECT. When the panel opens, the Wi-Fi and the Bluetooth features are activated automatically and the device searches for nearby devices. If you have installed Samsung Link on your device, the list of devices registered with Samsung Link will appear at the top of the screen. 2 Select a device from the list and connect to it by following the on-screen instructions. The next steps may vary depending on the connected device. To change your device’s visibility setting, tap SETTINGS → Device visibility, and then select an option. Re-searching for devices If the desired device does not appear in the list, search for the device. Tap REFRESH and select the device from the list of detected devices. Basics 28 Sharing content Share content with the connected devices. 1 Open the notification panel and tap Quick Connect. 2 Select a device from the list of detected devices. 3 Tap Share content and select a media category. 4 Follow the on-screen instructions to send content to the connected device. The next steps may vary depending on the selected media category. 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 a preceding character. Enter punctuation marks. Enter uppercase. For all caps, tap it twice. Change the keyboard settings. Enter a space. Changing the input language Tap → Select input languages, and then select the languages to use. When you select two or more languages, you can switch between the input languages by swiping to the left or right on the space key. Basics 29 Changing the keyboard layout Tap , select a language under Input languages, and then select a keyboard layout to use. On 3x4 keyboard, a key has three or four characters. To enter a character, tap the corresponding key repeatedly until the desired character appears. 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. Change the language. Open the keyboard. Start or pause entering text by voice. • : Add an item from the clipboard. • : Enter emoticons. • : Switch to the floating keyboard. You can move the keyboard to another location by dragging the tab. Switch to the standard keyboard. • : Change the keyboard settings. Basics 30 Copying and pasting 1 Tap and hold over text. 2 Drag or to select the desired text, or tap Select all to select all text. 3 Tap Copy or Cut. The selected text is copied to the clipboard. 4 Place the cursor where the text is to be inserted and tap → Paste. To paste text that you have previously copied, tap Clipboard and select the text. Dictionary Look up definitions for words while using certain features, such as when browsing webpages. 1 Tap and hold over a word that you want to look up. If the word you want to look up is not selected, drag or to select the desired text. 2 Tap Dictionary on the options list. If a dictionary is not preinstalled on the device, tap next to a dictionary to download it. 3 View the definition in the dictionary pop-up window. To switch to the full screen view, tap . Tap the definition on the screen to view more definitions. In the detailed view, tap to add the word to your favourite words list or tap SEARCH WEB to use the word as a search term. Basics 31 Screen capture Capture a screenshot while using the device. Press and hold the Home key and the Power key simultaneously. You can view captured images in Gallery. You can also capture screenshots by swiping your hand to the left or right across the screen. Refer to Motions and gestures for more information. It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps and features. 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. Basics 32 Multi window Introduction Multi window lets you run two apps at the same time in the split screen view. You can also run multiple apps at the same time in the pop-up view. Some apps may not support this feature. Split screen view Pop-up view Basics 33 Split screen view 1 Tap to open the list of recently used apps. 2 Swipe upwards or downwards and tap on a recent app window. The selected app will launch in the upper window. 3 Select another app to launch. You can also launch the split screen view by tapping and holding . Basics 34 Using additional options When using apps in the split screen view, select an app window and tap the circle between the app windows to access the following options: • : Switch locations between app windows. • : Drag and drop text or copied images from one window to another. Tap and hold an item in the selected window and drag it to a location in another window. Some apps may not support this feature. Basics 35 • : Minimise the window. • : Maximise the window. • : Close the app. Adjusting the window size Drag the circle between the app windows up or down to adjust the size of the windows. Pop-up view 1 On the Apps screen, launch an app to use in the pop-up view. 2 Drag down diagonally from either end of the top edge. The app screen will appear in the pop-up view. Minimise the window. Close the app. Maximise the window. Drag and drop content. Basics 36 Moving pop-up windows To move a pop-up window, tap and hold the circle on a window and drag it to a new location. Launching the pop-up view from the split screen view 1 On the split screen view, tap an app window to launch it in the pop-up view. 2 Tap and hold the circle between the app windows. The selected app will launch in a pop-up window. Basics 37 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 (Smart Switch Mobile): Transfer data between mobile devices. You can download the app from Galaxy Apps or Play Store. • Computer version: Transfer data between your device and a computer. You can download the app from www.samsung.com/smartswitch. • Samsung Smart Switch is not supported on some devices or computers. • Limitations apply. Visit www.samsung.com/smartswitch for details. Samsung takes copyright seriously. Only transfer content that you own or have the right to transfer. Transferring data from a mobile device Transfer data from your previous device to your new device. The following actions are an example of transferring data from your previous Android device. To import data from a mobile device with a different operating system, refer to the on-screen instructions. 1 When you turn on your new device for the first time, tap DOWNLOAD AND OPEN in the Smart Switch installation pop-up window to install the app. If the Smart Switch installation pop-up window does not appear on the screen, you can download the app from Galaxy Apps or Play Store. 2 On your previous device, download and install Smart Switch from Galaxy Apps or Play Store. 3 Launch Smart Switch Mobile on both devices. 4 On your previous device, tap ANDROID TO GALAXY → SEND CONTENT. The devices will automatically connect. Basics 38 5 On your previous device, select data to send to your new device and tap SEND. 6 On your new device, tap RECEIVE on the connection request pop-up window to receive the data. The data transfer will begin. 7 On both devices, tap FINISH when the data transfer is complete. 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 previous device from the computer. To select data to back up, click Settings → Back up, and then select data. 5 Connect your new device to the computer using the USB cable. 6 On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to transfer data to your new device. Basics 39 Using the device as a removable disk for data transfer Move audio, video, image, or other types of files from the device to the computer, or vice versa. Do not disconnect the USB cable from the device when you are transferring files. Doing so may cause data loss or device damage. The devices may not connect properly if they are connected via a USB hub. Directly connect the device to the computer’s USB port. 1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable. 2 Open the notification panel, and then tap Connected as a media device → Media device (MTP). Tap Camera (PTP) if your computer does not support Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) or not have any appropriate driver installed. 3 Transfer files between your device and the computer. 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 → Update now. To automatically check for available updates, tap the Auto update switch to activate it. To download updates only when a Wi-Fi connection is activated, tap the Wi-Fi only switch to activate it. Basics 40 Updating with Smart Switch Connect the device to a computer and update the device to the latest software. 1 On the computer, visit www.samsung.com/smartswitch to download and install Smart Switch. 2 On the computer, launch Smart Switch. 3 Connect the device to the computer using a USB cable. 4 On the computer, click the update button in the connection window. • Do not turn off the computer or disconnect the USB cable while the device is updating. • While updating the device, do not connect other media devices to the computer. Doing so may interfere with the update process. Before updating, disconnect all other media devices from the computer. Backing up and restoring data Keep your personal information, app data, and settings safe on your device. You can back up your sensitive information to a backup account and access it later. You must sign in to your Google or Samsung account to back up or restore data. Refer to Accounts for more information. Using a Samsung account On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset → Back up my data, select the items to back up, and then tap BACK UP NOW. To set the device to automatically back up data, tap the Auto back up switch to activate it. To restore data using a Samsung account, tap Restore. Current data will be deleted from the device to restore the selected items. Basics 41 Using a Google account On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset, and then tap the Back up my data switch to activate it. Tap Backup account and select an account as the backup account. To restore data using a Google account, tap the Automatic restore switch to activate it. When you reinstall apps, backed up settings and data will be restored. Performing a data reset Delete all settings and data on the device. Before performing a factory data reset, ensure you back up all important data stored on the device. Refer to Using a Google account or Using a Samsung account for more information. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset → Factory data reset → RESET DEVICE → ERASE EVERYTHING. The device automatically restarts. Connecting to a TV Introduction Register a TV to your device to easily share content between them. Some files may be buffered during playback, depending on the network connection. Registering a TV Register a TV to your device. Once you register a TV, you can easily share the screen between your device and TV and use the Briefing on TV feature. 1 Turn on the TV and place your device close to the TV. 2 Open the notification panel and tap Quick Connect. 3 Select the TV and tap Register TV. Basics 42 Sharing screen You can mirror your device’s screen on a TV or vice versa. This feature is compatible with Samsung Smart TVs released in 2015 or later that support the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) feature. Mirroring your device’s screen to a TV When your device recognises the registered TV while you are watching a video, the icon will appear on the device. Tap the icon to stream the video from your device to your TV. If the TV is turned off and registered with Quick Connect, it will automatically turn on and your device’s screen will appear on the TV screen. Some video player apps may not support this feature. Mirroring a TV screen to your device 1 Open the notification panel and tap Quick Connect. The registered TV appears on the list. 2 Select the registered TV. 3 Tap TV to mobile device. The TV screen will appear on your device. Using the Briefing on TV feature Your registered TV turns on automatically according to the preset time set on your device and displays the time, weather, and your schedule information on the screen. To use this feature, your device and the TV must be connected to the same access point. This feature is compatible with Samsung Smart TVs released in 2015 or later that support the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) feature. 1 Open the notification panel and tap Quick Connect. The registered TV will appear on the list. Basics 43 2 Select the registered TV. 3 Tap Briefing on TV. Time, weather, and schedule information will be displayed at the right side of the TV screen. Sharing files with contacts Share files with your contacts using the simple sharing feature. The following actions are an example of sharing images. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. 1 Tap Gallery on the Apps screen. 2 Select images to share. 3 Tap Share → Contacts. If you are using this feature for the first time, read and agree to the terms and conditions. Your phone number will be verified and then the simple sharing feature will be activated. 4 Select recipients and tap DONE. • If the recipients’ devices do not support the simple sharing feature, a link to the files will be sent to them via text message. The link will expire after a certain period. • You may incur additional charges when sharing files via the mobile network. Basics 44 Emergency mode Emergency mode changes the screen to grey tones to reduce battery consumption. Some apps and functions will be restricted. In emergency mode, you can make an emergency call, send your current location information to others, sound an emergency alarm, and more. Press and hold the Power key, and then tap Emergency mode. Add more apps to use. Make an emergency call. Remaining battery power and usage time left Turn on the flash. Make a call. Send your current location information in a message. Browse the Internet. Access additional options. Sound alarms. 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. Deactivating emergency mode To deactivate emergency mode, tap MORE → Disable Emergency mode. Alternatively, press and hold the Power key, and then tap Emergency mode. 45 Applications Installing or uninstalling apps Samsung Galaxy Apps Purchase and download apps. You can download apps that are specialised 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 update apps, and then select an option. Play Store Purchase and download apps. Tap Play Store on the Apps screen. Installing apps Browse apps by category or tap to search for a keyword. Select an app to view information about it. To download free apps, tap INSTALL. To purchase and download apps where charges apply, tap the price and follow the on-screen instructions. To change the auto update settings, tap → Settings → Auto-update apps, and then select an option. Applications 46 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 DISABLE 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 app, and then tap ENABLE. Phone Introduction Make or answer voice and video calls. Making calls 1 Tap Phone on the Apps screen. 2 Enter a phone number. If the keypad does not appear on the screen, tap to open the keypad. Applications 47 3 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. 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 Enter the country code, area code, and phone number, and then tap . Applications 48 Receiving calls Answering a call When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle. Rejecting a call When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle. To send a message when rejecting an incoming call, drag the reject message bar upwards. To create various rejection messages, open the Apps screen and tap Phone → MORE → Settings → Call rejection → Rejection messages, enter a message, and then tap . 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: • 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 speakerphone, speak into the microphone at the top of the device and keep the device away from your ears. • Keypad / Hide: Open or close the keypad. • Mute: Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you. • Email: Send an email. • Message: Send a message. Applications 49 • Internet: Browse webpages. • Contacts: Open the contacts list. • S Planner: Open the calendar. • Memo: Create a memo. • : End the current call. During a video call Tap the screen to use the following options: • : Switch between the front and rear cameras. • : End the current call. • : Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you. 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. Applications 50 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 the Apps screen and tap Phone → LOG → a contact. Importing contacts Import contacts from storage services to your device. On the Apps screen, tap Contacts → MORE → Settings → Import/Export contacts → IMPORT and select an import option. 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 favourite contacts. • / : Make a voice or video call. • : Compose a message. • : Compose an email. Applications 51 Sharing profile Share your profile information, such as your photo and status message, with others using the profile sharing feature. • This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • This feature is only available for contacts who have activated the profile sharing feature on their device. On the Apps screen, tap Contacts → your profile → Profile sharing, and then tap the switch to activate it. If you are using this feature for the first time, read and agree to the terms and conditions. Your phone number will be verified and then the profile sharing feature will be activated. To set additional items to share, tap Shared profile info and select items. To set a contact group to share your profile with, select a contact group under Share with. Messages Introduction Send and view messages by conversation. Sending messages You may incur additional charges for sending messages when you are roaming. 1 Tap Messages on the Apps screen. 2 Tap . Applications 52 3 Add recipients and enter a message. Access additional options. Enter a message. Select contacts from the contacts list. Enter emoticons. Enter recipients. Attach files. Send the message. 4 Tap SEND to send the message. 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. Applications 53 Internet Browse the Internet to search for information and bookmark your favourite 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. To view the toolbars, drag your finger downwards slightly on the screen. Open the homepage. Move to the previously visited page. Open the browser's tab manager. Access additional options. Refresh the current webpage. View your bookmarks, saved webpages, and recent history. Applications 54 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 setup. To set up another email account, tap MORE → Settings → Add account. If you have more than one email accounts, you can set one as the default account. Tap MORE → Settings → MORE → Set default account. 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. Applications 55 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 videos in places where you may violate other people’s privacy. 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. • To capture an image from the video while recording, tap Capture. Applications 56 • To change the focus while recording a video, tap where you want to focus. To focus on the centre of the screen, tap . Camera settings Hide or show the setting icons. Quick settings Record a video. Take a photo. Switch between the front and rear cameras. Shooting modes Preview thumbnail 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 may vary depending on the shooting mode and which camera is being used. • The camera automatically shuts off when unused. • Make sure that the lens is clean. Otherwise, the device may not work properly in some modes that require high resolutions. • The front camera lens is suitable for taking wide-angle photos. Minor distortion may occur in wide-angle photos and does not indicate device performance problems. • The maximum recording time may reduce when you record video at high resolution. Applications 57 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. Launching Camera quickly Press the Home key twice quickly to launch Camera. Camera always launches in auto mode. Some camera features are not available when you launch Camera from the locked screen or when the screen is turned off while the security features are activated. HDR (High Dynamic Range) Take photos with rich colours and reproduce details even in bright and dark areas. To activate or deactivate HDR mode, open the preview screen and tap until you reach the desired option. • : The device automatically activates HDR mode depending on the shooting conditions. • : HDR mode is activated. • : HDR mode is deactivated. Without effect With effect Applications 58 Tracking AF Set the device to track and automatically focus on a selected subject, even when the subject is moving or when you change the shooting composition. 1 On the preview screen, tap

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