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www.samsung.com User Manual English (EU). 01/2015. Rev.1.0 SM-J100F SM-J100G SM-J100H/DD SM-J100FN SM-J100H SM-J100H/DS
2 Table of Contents Read me first Getting started 6 Package contents 7 Device layout 9 Using the SIM or USIM card and battery 16 Using a memory card 18 Turning the device on and off 18 Locking and unlocking the screen Basics 19 Using the touch screen 22 Home screen layout 26 Notifications panel 28 Opening apps 28 Installing or uninstalling apps 30 Entering text 32 Screen capture 32 My Files 33 Power saving feature 33 Viewing help information Network connectivity 34 Mobile data 34 Wi-Fi 35 Tethering and Mobile hotspot Personalising 37 Managing the Home and Apps screens 39 Setting wallpaper and ringtones 40 Changing the screen lock method 41 Transferring data from your previous device 41 Setting up accounts Phone 42 Making calls 44 Receiving calls 44 Options during calls Contacts 46 Adding contacts 47 Searching for contacts
Table of Contents 3 Device & data manager 75 Upgrading the device 76 Transferring files between the device and a computer 77 Backing up and restoring data 77 Performing a data reset Settings 78 About Settings 78 CONNECTIONS 82 DEVICE 85 PERSONAL 87 SYSTEM Troubleshooting Messages & email 48 Messages 50 Email Camera 52 Basic shooting 53 Shooting modes 55 Camera settings Gallery 57 Viewing content on the device Useful apps and features 58 S Planner 59 Internet 60 Video 61 Clock 63 Calculator 63 Memo 64 Voice Recorder 65 Radio 66 Google apps Connecting with other devices 68 Bluetooth 70 Wi-Fi Direct 72 NFC (NFC-enabled models) 74 Mobile printing
4 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 theWi-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.
Read me first 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 Note: notes, usage tips, or additional information
6 Getting started 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 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.
Getting started 7 Device layout Microphone Touch screen Front camera Headset jack Multipurpose jack Home button Recent apps button Power button Earpiece Back button Proximity sensor Volume button NFC antenna (NFC-enabled models) Speaker GPS antenna (SM-J100H, SM-J100H/DD, SM-J100H/DS) Rear camera Flash Main antenna GPS antenna (SM-J100F, SM-J100FN, SM-J100G) Back cover
Getting started 8 • 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 touch screen.The touch screen may malfunction in humid conditions or when exposed to water. Buttons Button Function Power • Press and hold to turn the device on or off. • Press to turn on or lock the screen. Recent apps • Tap to open the list of recent apps. • Tap and hold to access additional options for the current screen. 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.
Getting started 9 Using the SIM or USIM card and battery Installing the SIM or USIM card and battery Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider, and the included battery. • 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. 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.
Getting started 10 2 ► Dual SIM models: Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured 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 ► Single SIM models: Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards. • Do not insert a memory card into the SIM card slot. If a memory card happens to be lodged in the SIM card slot, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to remove the memory card. • 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.
Getting started 11 3 Insert the battery. 2 1 4 Replace the back cover.
Getting started 12 Removing the SIM or USIM card and battery 1 Remove the back cover. 2 Pull out the battery. 3 ► Dual SIM models: Pull out the SIM or USIM card. ► Single SIM models: Pull out the SIM or USIM card.
Getting started 13 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.Tap one or both of the switches for the SIM or USIM cards to activate them. 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 and tap Register name or Select icon. Set a display name and icon for each card. Switching between cards When two SIM or USIM cards are activated, card selection icons appear on the dashboard of the notifications panel. Open the notifications panel and then select a card. Charging the battery Use the charger to charge the battery before using it for the first time. A computer can be also used to charge the battery by connecting them via the USB cable. 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.
Getting started 14 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. • 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 touch screen may not function. If this happens, unplug the charger from the device. • While charging, the device 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.
Getting started 15 After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the device, and then unplug it from the electric socket. Do not remove the battery before removing the charger.This may damage the device. 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 options that help you save the battery power. By customising these options and deactivating features in the background, you can use the device longer between charges: • When you are not using the device, switch to sleep mode by pressing the Power button. • Close unnecessary apps using the task manager. • Deactivate the Bluetooth feature. • Deactivate theWi-Fi feature. • Deactivate auto-syncing of apps. • Decrease the backlight time. • Decrease the screen brightness.
Getting started 16 Using a memory card Installing a memory card Your device accepts memory cards with maximum capacities of 128 GB. Depending on the memory card manufacturer and type, some memory cards may not be compatible with your device. • Some memory cards may not be fully compatible with the device. Using an incompatible card may damage the device or the memory card, or corrupt the data stored in it. • Use caution to insert the memory card right-side up. • The device supports the FAT and the exFAT file systems for memory cards.When inserting a card formatted in a different file system, the device asks to reformat the memory card. • Frequent writing and erasing of data shortens the lifespan of memory cards. • When inserting a memory card into the device, the memory card’s file directory appears in the My Files → SD card folder. 1 Remove the back cover. 2 Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards. 3 Replace the back cover.
Getting started 17 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 can damage the memory card or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses that result from the misuse of damaged memory cards, including the loss of data. 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 → Erase everything. Before formatting the memory card, remember to make backup copies of all important data stored in the device.The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss of data resulting from user actions.
Getting started 18 Turning the device on and off Press and hold the Power button 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 button, and then tap Power off. Follow all posted warnings and directions from authorised personnel in areas where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals. Locking and unlocking the screen Pressing the Power button 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 button or the Home button and flick your finger in any direction within the unlock screen area. You can change the unlock code to unlock the screen. Refer to Changing the screen lock method for more information.
19 Basics Using the touch screen • Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touch screen to malfunction. • To avoid damaging the touch screen, 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 touch screen idle for extended periods may result in afterimages (screen burn-in) or ghosting.Turn off the touch screen when you do not use the device. • It is recommended to use fingers when you use the touch screen. 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 a finger.
Basics 20 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 21 Flicking Flick left or right on the Home screen or the Apps screen to see another panel. Flick up or down 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 22 Home screen layout 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.Widgets are small apps that launch specific app functions to provide information and convenient access on your Home screen. To view other panels, scroll left or right, or tap one of the screen indicators at the bottom of the screen.To customise the Home screen, refer to Managing the Home screen. A widget An app A screen indicator A folder Favourite apps
Basics 23 Home screen options On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, or pinch your fingers together to access the available options.
Basics 24 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, scroll left or right, or select a screen indicator at the bottom of the screen.To customise the Apps screen, refer to Managing the Apps screen. Access additional options. An app Screen indicators
Basics 25 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 Bluetooth feature activated GPS activated Call in progress Missed call Connected to computer No SIM or USIM card New text or multimedia message Alarm activated Mute mode activated
Basics 26 Icon Meaning Vibration mode activated Flight mode activated Error occurred or caution required Battery power level Notifications panel Using the notifications 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 notifications panel and view the details. To open the notifications panel, drag the status bar downwards.To close the notifications panel, drag the bar from the bottom of the screen upwards.
Basics 27 You can use the following functions on the notifications panel. Launch Settings. Adjust the brightness. Activate or deactivate options. Tap and hold a button to view more detailed settings. Clear all notifications. Tap a notification and perform various actions. Select a SIM or USIM card. (dual SIM models) Maximise brightness for better visibility in bright conditions. Rearranging quick setting buttons To rearrange quick setting buttons on the notifications panel, open the Apps screen and tap Settings → Display → Notification panel.Tap and hold an item, and then drag the item to another location. Using the quick setting buttons You can activate or deactivate some features on the notifications panel.Tap the following options to activate or deactivate them.You can view more detailed settings if you tap and hold a button. • Wi-Fi: Refer toWi-Fi for more information. • Location: Refer to Location for more information. • Sound / Vibrate / Mute: Select a sound mode. • Screen rotation: Allow or prevent the interface from rotating when you rotate the device. Some apps do not allow screen rotation.
Basics 28 • Bluetooth: Refer to Bluetooth for more information. • Mobile data: Refer to Data usage or Mobile networks for more information. • U. power saving: Refer to Power saving feature for more information. • Mobile hotspot: Refer toTethering and Mobile hotspot for more information. • NFC (NFC-enabled models): Refer to NFC (NFC-enabled models) for more information. • Sync:When you activate this feature, the device automatically syncs apps, such as calendar or email. • Flight mode: Refer to Flight mode for more information. Opening apps On the Home screen or the Apps screen, select an app icon to open it. To open the list of recently-used apps, tap and select an app icon to open. Closing an app Tap and drag an app icon to the left or right to close it.To close all running apps, tap → . Installing or uninstalling apps Samsung GALAXY Apps Use this app to purchase and download apps. Tap GALAXY Apps on the Apps screen. This app may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Basics 29 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 button that shows the app’s price. To change the auto update settings, tap → Settings → Auto update apps, and then select an option. Play Store Use this app to 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. Managing apps Uninstalling or disabling apps To disable default apps, open the Apps screen and tap → Uninstall/disable apps. appears on the apps that you can disable. Select an app and tap OK. To uninstall downloaded apps, open the Apps screen and tap → Downloaded apps → → Uninstall. Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap Settings → Application manager, select an app, and then tap Uninstall.
Basics 30 Enabling apps On the Apps screen, tap → Show disabled apps, select apps, and then tap Done. Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap Settings → Application manager, scroll to DISABLED, select an app, and then tap Enable. • Hiding apps: Hide apps in the Apps screen only.You can continue to use hidden apps. • Disabling apps: Disable selected default apps that cannot be uninstalled from the device.You cannot use disabled apps. • Uninstalling apps: Uninstall downloaded apps. 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. Delete a preceding character. Enter uppercase. For all caps, tap it twice. Enter punctuation marks. Enter a space. Change the keyboard settings. Break to the next line. Changing the input language Tap → Select input languages, and then select the languages to use. If you select two or more languages, you can switch between the input languages by sliding the space key left or right.
Basics 31 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. Using additional keyboard functions Tap and hold to use various functions. Other icons may appear instead of depending on the last function that was used. • : Change the keyboard settings. • : Enter emoticons. • : Enter text by voice. Change the language. Open the keyboard. Start or pause entering text by voice. 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.
Basics 32 Screen capture Capture a screenshot while using the device. Press and hold the Home button and the Power button simultaneously.The image is saved in the Gallery → Screenshots folder. After capturing a screenshot, you can edit the image and share it with others. It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps. My Files Use this app to access various files stored in the device. Tap My Files on the Apps screen. Access additional options. View the download history. Search for files or folders. View files by categories. View files stored in the device.
Basics 33 Power saving feature 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 theWi-Fi and Bluetooth features. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Ultra power saving mode, and tap the Ultra power saving mode switch to activate it. To add an app to the Home screen, tap and select an app. To remove an app from the Home screen, tap → Remove, select an app with , and then tap OK. To change the settings for ultra power saving mode, such as network connectivity or sound, tap → Settings. To deactivate ultra power saving mode, tap → Disable ultra power saving mode. The estimated maximum standby time shows the time remaining before the battery power runs out if the device is not used. Standby time may vary depending on your device settings and operating conditions. Viewing help information To view help information for an app while you are using the app, tap → Help. Some apps may not include help information.
34 Network connectivity Mobile data Connect the device to a mobile network to use the Internet or share media files with other devices. Refer to Data usage for additional options. ► Dual SIM models: On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Data usage → a SIM or USIM card, and then tick Mobile data. ► Single SIM models: On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Data usage, and then tick Mobile data. Wi-Fi Connect the device to aWi-Fi network to use the Internet or share media files with other devices. Refer toWi-Fi for additional options. Turn offWi-Fi to save the battery when not in use. 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Wi-Fi, and then tap the Wi-Fi switch to activate it. 2 Select a network from theWi-Fi networks list. Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon. 3 Tap Connect. Once the device connects to aWi-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.
Network connectivity 35 Tethering and Mobile hotspot About tethering and mobile hotspots Use this feature to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers and other devices if an Internet connection is unavailable. Connections can be made viaWi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth. You may incur additional charges when using this feature. 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 Apps screen, tap Settings → Tethering and Mobile hotspot. 2 Tap the Mobile hotspot switch to activate it. • appears on the status bar. Other devices can find your device in theWi-Fi networks list. • To set a password for the mobile hotspot, tap → Configure 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 theWi-Fi networks list. 4 On the connected device, use the device’s mobile data connection to access the Internet.
Network connectivity 36 Using USB tethering Share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices via a USB cable. 1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Tethering and Mobile hotspot. 2 Connect your device to the computer via the USB cable. 3 Tick USB tethering. appears on the status bar when the two devices are connected. 4 On the computer, use your device’s mobile data connection. Using Bluetooth tethering Share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices via Bluetooth. Ensure that the computer that you connect to supports the Bluetooth feature. 1 Pair your device with the other device via Bluetooth. Refer to Pairing with other Bluetooth devices for more information. 2 On the Apps screen of your device, tap Settings → Tethering and Mobile hotspot. 3 Tick Bluetooth tethering. 4 On the connected device, open the Bluetooth settings screen, tap → Internet access. appears on the status bar when the two devices are connected. 5 On the connected device, use the device’s mobile data connection to access the Internet. The connection methods may vary depending on the connected devices.
37 Personalising Managing the Home and Apps screens Managing the Home screen Adding items Tap and hold an app from the Apps screen, and then drag it to the Home screen. To add widgets, open the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, 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 that appears at the top of the screen. Creating a folder 1 On the Home screen, tap and hold an app, and then drag it to Create folder that appears at the top of the screen. 2 Enter a folder name. 3 Tap , select the apps to move to the folder, and then tap Done.
Personalising 38 Managing panels On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area to add, move, or remove a panel. To add a panel, scroll left to the last panel, 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 . Managing the Apps screen Changing the sorting method On the Apps screen, tap → View as and select a sorting method. Hiding apps Hide apps that you do not want to see on the Apps screen. On the Apps screen, tap → Hide apps, select apps, and then tap Done. To display hidden apps, tap → Show hidden apps, select apps, and then tap Done. 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. To move an item to a new panel, drag it to Create page that appears at the top of the screen.
Personalising 39 Setting wallpaper and ringtones Setting wallpaper Set an image or photo stored in the device as wallpaper for the Home screen or the locked screen. 1 On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, and then tap Wallpapers. Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap Settings → Display → Wallpaper. 2 Select a screen to change or apply wallpaper to. 3 Select an option and an image. 4 Tap Set as wallpaper or Done. If you are using a dual SIM model, proceed to the next step. 5 Set the image as the wallpaper for one or both of the SIM or USIM cards. Changing ringtones Change ringtones for incoming calls and notifications. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Sound. ► Dual SIM models:To set a ringtone for incoming calls, tap Ringtones → a SIM or USIM card → Ringtones, select a ringtone, and then tap Done.To use a song stored in the device or in your account as a ringtone, tap Add. To set a ringtone for notifications, tap Ringtones → a SIM or USIM card → Notifications, select a ringtone, and then tap Done. ► Single SIM models:To set a ringtone for incoming calls, tap Ringtones, select a ringtone, and then tap Done.To use a song stored in the device or in your account as a ringtone, tap Add. To set a ringtone for notifications, tap Notifications, select a ringtone, and then tap Done.
Personalising 40 Changing the screen lock method 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 → Screen lock, 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. 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.
Personalising 41 Transferring data from your previous device Using backup accounts You can transfer backup data from your previous device to your new device using your Google or Samsung account. Refer to Backing up and restoring data for more information. Using Samsung Kies Import a backup of your data from your computer via Samsung Kies to restore data on your device.You can also back up data to the computer via Samsung Kies. Refer to Connecting with Samsung Kies for more information. Setting up accounts Adding accounts Some apps used on your device require a registered account. Create accounts to have the best experience with your device. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Accounts → Add account and select an account service. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account setup. To sync content with your accounts, select an account and tick items to sync. Removing accounts On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Accounts, select an account, and then tap → Remove account.
42 Phone Making calls Tap Phone on the Apps screen. ► Dual SIM models:Tap Keypad, enter a phone number, and then tap or to make a voice call, or tap to make a video call. Access additional options. Preview the phone number. View favourite contacts. Delete a preceding character. View the contacts list. View call and message logs. Add the number to the contacts list. Enter the number using the keypad.
Phone 43 ► Single SIM models:Tap Keypad, enter a phone number, and then tap to make a voice call, or tap to make a video call. Access additional options. Preview the phone number. View favourite contacts. Delete a preceding character. View the contacts list. View call and message logs. Enter the number using the keypad. Add the number to the contacts list. You can also make calls to phone numbers listed in Logs, Favourites, and Contacts. Making calls from call logs or contacts list Tap Logs or Contacts, select a contact or a phone number, and then tap or . Making an international call Tap Keypad. ► Dual SIM models:Tap and hold 0 until the + sign appears. Enter the country code, area code, and phone number, and then tap or . To block outgoing international calls, tap → Settings → Call → Additional settings → a SIM or USIM card → Call barring.Then, select a call type and tick International calls. ► Single SIM models:Tap and hold 0 until the + sign appears. Enter the country code, area code, and phone number, and then tap . To block outgoing international calls, tap → Settings → Call → Additional settings → Call barring.Then, select a call type and tick International calls.
Phone 44 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 → → Settings → Call → Call rejection → Set up call reject messages → . Missed calls If a call is missed, appears on the status bar. Open the notifications panel to view the list of missed calls. Alternatively, on the Apps screen, tap Phone → Logs to view missed calls. Options during calls During a voice call The following actions are available: • Add call: Dial a second call. • Keypad: Open the keypad. • End call: End the current call. • 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. • Mute:Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you. • Bluetooth: Switch to a Bluetooth headset if it is connected to the device. Tap to view more options.
Phone 45 During a video call Tap the screen to use the following options: • Switch: Switch between the front and rear cameras. • Mute:Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you. • End call: End the current call. Tap to view more options.
46 Contacts Adding contacts Moving contacts from other devices You can move contacts from other devices to your device. Refer toTransferring data from your previous device for more information. Creating contacts manually 1 On the Apps screen, tap Contacts → Contacts. 2 Tap and enter contact information. • : Add an image. • / : Add or delete a contact field. 3 Tap Save. To add a phone number to the contacts list from the keypad, tap Keypad, enter the number, and then tap Add to contacts.
Contacts 47 Searching for contacts On the Apps screen, tap Contacts → 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. Adding shortcuts for contacts to the Home screen Add shortcuts to contacts that you frequently communicate with on the Home screen. 1 On the Apps screen, tap Contacts → Contacts. 2 Select a contact. 3 Tap → Add shortcut to home screen.
48 Messages & email Messages Sending messages Send text messages (SMS) or multimedia messages (MMS). You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages when you are roaming. 1 Tap Messages on the Apps screen. 2 Tap . 3 Add recipients and enter a message. ► Dual SIM models: Access additional options. Enter a message. Select contacts from the contacts list. Enter recipients. Attach files. Send the message.
Messages & email 49 ► Single SIM models: Access additional options. Enter a message. Select contacts from the contacts list. Enter recipients. Attach files. Send the message. 4 ► Dual SIM models:Tap or to send the message. ► Single SIM models:Tap to send the message. Viewing incoming messages Incoming messages are grouped into message threads by contact. Select a contact to view the person’s messages. You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages when you are roaming. While viewing a message, tap to view more options.
Messages & email 50 Email Setting up email accounts Tap Email on the Apps screen. Set up an email account when opening Email for the first time. Enter the email address and password.Tap Next for a private email account or tap Manual setup for a company email account. After that, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. To set up another email account, tap → Manage accounts → . If you have more than one email account, you can set one as the default account.Tap → Manage accounts → → Set as default account. Sending emails Tap Email on the Apps screen. Tap at the bottom of the screen to compose a message. Add a CC or BCC. Add recipients. Add recipients from the contacts list. Enter a message. Enter a subject. Send the message. Access additional options. Attach images, videos and others. Save the message for later delivery. Discard the message.
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