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  • Brand: Samsung
  • Product: Smartphone
  • Model/name: Galaxy J1 SM-J100H
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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
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Table of Contents
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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
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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
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Please read this manual before using the device to ensure safe and proper use.
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Descriptions are based on the device’s default settings.
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Some content may differ from your device depending on the region, service provider,
model specifications, or device’s software.
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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.
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Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by apps supplied by providers other
than Samsung.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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Getting started
Package contents
Check the product box for the following items:
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Device
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Battery
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Quick start guide
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The items supplied with the device and any available accessories may vary
depending on the region or service provider.
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The supplied items are designed only for this device and may not be compatible
with other devices.
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Appearances and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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You can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make
sure they are compatible with the device before purchase.
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Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Using unapproved accessories may cause
the performance problems and malfunctions that are not covered by the warranty.
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Availability of all accessories is subject to change depending entirely on
manufacturing companies. For more information about available accessories, refer
to the Samsung website.
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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
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Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects.This may cause
connectivity problems or drain the battery.
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Using a Samsung-approved screen protector is recommended. Unapproved screen
protectors may cause the sensors to malfunction.
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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
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Press and hold to turn the device on or off.
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Press to turn on or lock the screen.
Recent apps
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Tap to open the list of recent apps.
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Tap and hold to access additional options for the current
screen.
Home
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Press to turn on the screen while the screen is locked.
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Press to return to the Home screen.
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Press and hold to launch Google.
Back • 	
Tap to return to the previous screen.
Volume • 	
Press to adjust the device volume.
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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.
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Only microSIM cards work with the device.
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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.
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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 ).
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► Single SIM models: Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured contacts
facing downwards.
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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.
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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.
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3	 Insert the battery.
2
1
4	 Replace the back cover.
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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.
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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.
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When the battery power is low, the battery icon appears empty.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The device can be used while it is charging, but it may take longer to fully charge
the battery.
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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.
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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.
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If the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a
Samsung Service Centre.
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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:
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When you are not using the device, switch to sleep mode by pressing the Power button.
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Close unnecessary apps using the task manager.
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Deactivate the Bluetooth feature.
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Deactivate theWi-Fi feature.
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Deactivate auto-syncing of apps.
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Decrease the backlight time.
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Decrease the screen brightness.
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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.
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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.
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Use caution to insert the memory card right-side up.
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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.
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Frequent writing and erasing of data shortens the lifespan of memory cards.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Basics
Using the touch screen
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Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact with other electrical devices.
Electrostatic discharges can cause the touch screen to malfunction.
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To avoid damaging the touch screen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply
excessive pressure to it with your fingertips.
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The device may not recognise touch inputs close to the edges of the screen, which
are outside of the touch input area.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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Home screen options
On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, or pinch your fingers together to access
the available options.
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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Wi-Fi: Refer toWi-Fi for more information.
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Location: Refer to Location for more information.
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Sound / Vibrate / Mute: Select a sound mode.
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Screen rotation: Allow or prevent the interface from rotating when you rotate the device.
Some apps do not allow screen rotation.
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Bluetooth: Refer to Bluetooth for more information.
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Mobile data: Refer to Data usage or Mobile networks for more information.
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U. power saving: Refer to Power saving feature for more information.
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Mobile hotspot: Refer toTethering and Mobile hotspot for more information.
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NFC (NFC-enabled models): Refer to NFC (NFC-enabled models) for more information.
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Sync:When you activate this feature, the device automatically syncs apps, such as
calendar or email.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Hiding apps: Hide apps in the Apps screen only.You can continue to use hidden
apps.
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Disabling apps: Disable selected default apps that cannot be uninstalled from the
device.You cannot use disabled apps.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Power saving feature
Use this mode to extend the device’s battery power. In ultra power saving mode, the device
performs the following:
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Displays colours on the screen as grey tones.
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Restricts the available apps to essential and selected apps only.
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Deactivates the mobile data connection when the screen turns off.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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► 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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► 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.
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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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