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  • Brand: Samsung
  • Product: Tablet
  • Model/name: Galaxy Tab 4
  • Filetype: PDF
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Table of Contents

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A N D R O I D T A B L E T
User Manual
Please read this manual before operating your
device and keep it for future reference.
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GEN_SM-T230_UM_Eng_NC4_TN_042414_F3
Warning! This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity.
Intellectual Property
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relating to the SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating there to (the “Galaxy Tab
System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions. Intellectual
Property includes, but is not limited to, inventions (patentable or unpatentable), patents, trade secrets, copyrights, software,
computer programs, and related documentation and other works of authorship. You may not infringe or otherwise violate the
rights secured by the Intellectual Property. Moreover, you agree that you will not (and will not attempt to) modify, prepare
derivative works of, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to create source code from the software. No
title to or ownership in the Intellectual Property is transferred to you. All applicable rights of the Intellectual Property shall remain
with SAMSUNG and its suppliers.
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under the open source licenses, please visit:
http://opensource.samsung.com.
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OR BENEFITS.
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SAMSUNG IS NOT LIABLE FOR PERFORMANCE ISSUES OR INCOMPATIBILITIES CAUSED BY YOUR EDITING OF REGISTRY SETTINGS,
OR YOUR MODIFICATION OF OPERATING SYSTEM SOFTWARE.
USING CUSTOM OPERATING SYSTEM SOFTWARE MAY CAUSE YOUR DEVICE AND APPLICATIONS TO WORK IMPROPERLY. YOUR
CARRIER MAY NOT PERMIT USERS TO DOWNLOAD CERTAIN SOFTWARE, SUCH AS CUSTOM OS.
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registered trademarks and are wholly owned by the Bluetooth SIG.
microSDTM
, microSDHCTM
, and the microSD logo are Trademarks of the SD Card Association.
Google, the Google logo, Android, the Android logo, Google Play, Gmail, Google Mail, Google Maps, Google Music, Google Talk,
Hangouts, Picasa, YouTube and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc.
Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of the Wireless Fidelity Alliance, Inc.
Peel and the Peel logo are marks owned by Peel Technologies, Inc. and may be registered.
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Table of Contents
Section 1: Getting Started ...........................4
Understanding This User Manual . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Turning Your Device On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Setting Up Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Holding the Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Securing Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Section 2: Understanding Your Device .....10
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Front and Sides . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Back, Top, and Bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Navigating Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Using the Touch Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Multi Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Home Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Status Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Shortcuts and Widgets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Wallpapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Apps Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Task Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Screen Capture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Entering Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Section 3: Accounts and Contacts ...........30
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Your Google Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
Your Samsung Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Favorites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Section 4: Messaging ...............................38
Types of Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Gmail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Hangouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41
Google+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41
Section 5: Multimedia ...............................42
Listening to Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
Play Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
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Music Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
WatchON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Section 6: Camera and Video ................... 46
Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Section 7: Connections ............................ 56
Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Wi-Fi Direct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Connect to a Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Section 8: Applications ............................ 63
Updating Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Accessing Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Chrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Dropbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Gmail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Google . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Google Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Google+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Hancom Viewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Hangouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Memo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
My Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Netflix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Play Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Play Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Play Newsstand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Play Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
S Voice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Samsung Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Screen Saver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Voice Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
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WatchON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75
World Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76
Section 9: Settings ....................................77
About Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77
Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78
Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78
Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78
Airplane Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79
Data Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79
Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80
More Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81
Nearby Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82
Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85
Multi Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85
Lock Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86
Wallpaper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88
Font . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89
Notification Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89
Accessibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90
Blocking Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92
Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93
Language and Input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93
Hands-Free Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96
Palm Motion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97
Smart Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97
General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .98
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .98
Cloud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99
Backup and Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99
Date and Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101
Application Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101
Default Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103
Power Saving Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104
Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106
About Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110
Index .........................................................111
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Getting Started 4
Section 1: Getting Started
This section helps you to quickly start using your device.
Understanding This User Manual
The sections of this manual generally follow the features of
your device. A robust index for features begins on page 111.
This manual gives navigation instructions according to the
default display settings. If you select other settings,
navigation steps may be different.
Unless otherwise specified, all instructions in this manual
assume that you are starting from a Home screen. To get to a
Home screen, you may need to unlock the device. For more
information, refer to “Securing Your Device” on page 9.
Note: Instructions in this manual are based on default settings
and may vary from your device depending on the
software version on your device and any changes to the
device’s settings.
Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this user
manual start with the device unlocked, at the Home
screen. All screen images in this manual are simulated.
Actual displays may vary depending on the software
version of your device and any changes to the device’s
settings.
Special Text
In this manual, some text is set apart from the rest. This
special text is intended to point out important information,
share quick methods for activating features, define terms,
and more. The definitions for these methods are as follows:
• Note: Presents alternative options for the current feature,
menu, or sub-menu.
• Tip: Provides quick or innovative methods or useful
shortcuts.
• Important: Points out important information about the
current feature that could affect performance.
• Warning: Brings important information to your attention
that can help to prevent loss of data or functionality or
damage to your device.
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Text Conventions
This manual provides condensed information about how to
use your device. To make this possible, the following text
conventions are used to represent often-used steps:
Battery
Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard Li-Ion
battery. A Wall/USB Charger (Charging Head and USB cable)
are included with the device for charging the battery.
Warning! Use only approved charging devices. Approved
accessories are designed to maximize battery life.
Using other accessories may invalidate your
warranty and may cause damage.
Battery Indicator
The Battery icon in the Status Bar shows the battery
power level. When battery power is 15% or less, your device
prompts you to charge the battery. If you continue to operate
the device without charging, the device powers off. For
battery use information, see “About Device” on page 110.
➔ Arrows are used to represent the sequence of
selecting successive options in longer, or
repetitive, procedures.
For example:
From a Home screen, touch ➔ Settings
➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
Certain features and options use an OFF/ON
button.
For example:
Touch the OFF/ON button to turn Bluetooth
ON or OFF .
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Getting Started 6
Charging the Battery
Your device comes with a Wall/USB Charger (Charging Head
and USB cable) to charge your device from any standard
AC power outlet.
Note: The battery comes partially charged. You must fully
charge the battery before using your device for the first
time. After the first charge, you can use the device
while charging.
Important! You cannot charge the battery using the USB
cable and your PC.
Note: If the battery is completely discharged, allow it to
charge for a few minutes before you try to turn on the
device.
1. Insert the USB cable into the device’s Charger/
Accessory Port.
2. Insert the USB cable into the Charging Head.
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3. Plug the Charging Head into a standard AC power
outlet.
Warning! While the device is charging, if the touch screen
does not function due to an unstable power supply,
unplug the USB power adapter from the power
outlet or unplug the USB cable from the device.
4. When charging is complete, unplug the Charging Head
from the power outlet and remove the USB cable from
the device.
Turning Your Device On and Off
Turning Your
Device On
 Press and hold the
Power/Lock Key.
For more information, refer to
“Unlocking the Device” on
page 9.
Turning Your
Device Off
1. Press and hold the
Power/Lock Key.
2. On the Device options
menu, touch Power off
➔ OK.
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Getting Started 8
Setting Up Your Device
When you turn on your device for the first time, it displays a
Welcome screen. Follow the prompts to set up features and
preferences on your device.
Some screens can be skipped (touch Next) or re-displayed
(touch Back).
Note: If your screen dims or turns off, press the
Home key to continue.
Memory Card
Your device supports removable microSD or microSDHC
memory cards with maximum capacities of 64 GB (not
included). Memory cards are used to store music, photos,
videos, and other files.
Installing a Memory Card
1. Open the memory card slot cover and turn to expose
the slot.
2. With the gold contacts facing down, carefully slide the
memory card into the slot, pushing gently until it clicks
into place.
3. Close the memory card slot cover.
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Holding the Device
Your device’s internal antenna is located along the top back
of the device. Do not block the antenna; doing so may affect
signal quality and may cause the device to operate at a
higher power level than is necessary.
Securing Your Device
By default, the device locks automatically when the screen
times out or you can lock it manually.
 Unlock the tablet by swiping your finger across the
screen. This is the default Screen lock (Swipe), and
offers no security.
Prevent others from using or accessing personal data
and information stored in the device by using a secure
Screen Lock.
For more information about creating and enabling a secure
Screen Lock, see “Lock Screen” on page 86.
For other settings related to securing your device, see
“Security” on page 106.
Locking the Device Manually
 Press the Power/Lock Key.
Unlocking the Device
1. Press the Power/Lock Key. The Lock screen displays.
2. Swipe across the screen as shown. This is the default
Swipe screen lock and offers no security.
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Understanding Your Device 10
Section 2: Understanding Your Device
This section outlines key features of your device and
describes the screen and the icons that appear when the
device is in use. It also shows how to navigate through
the device.
Features
• 7-inch WXGA (800 X 1280) TFT (PLS) LCD touch screen
• Android Version: KitKat 4.4
• Wi-Fi, 1.2GHz quad-core processor
• Full HTML Web Browser
• Bluetooth 4.0 Wireless technology. For more information,
refer to “Bluetooth” on page 59.
• Built-in Wi-Fi technology (802.11 a/b/g/n)
• 3 megapixel camera and camcorder, plus 1.3 megapixel
full HD forward-facing camera for video chat
• Full integration of Google applications (Gmail, Google Now,
Google Settings, Google Maps, YouTube, and Voice Search)
• Photo gallery that supports
• Messaging Features:
– Gmail
– Email (corporate and personal)
– Google Hangouts (Instant Messaging and Video Chat)
• HD Video player (1080p) that supports MPEG4, H.263,
H.264, and WMV formats
• Music player that supports MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+,
WMA, WAV, and FLAC formats
• Support for microSHD and microSDHC memory cards
• Preloaded applications such as Google Play Books, Google
Play Store, and more. For more information, refer to
“Applications” on page 63.
Note: This device does not support some USB storage media
devices. To find accessories for your Galaxy Tab 4, go to
Go to samsung.com/us/mobile/galaxy-tabaccessories
and use your model number to find compatible
accessories.
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Front and Sides
The following items can be found on the front and sides of
your device.
1. Front-Facing Camera Lens: Takes photos or records
videos.
2. Microphone: Records audio.
3. Power/Lock Key: Press and hold to turn the device on
or off. Press to lock the device or to wake the screen
for unlocking.
4. Volume Key: From a Home Screen, press to adjust
master volume. During music playback, press to adjust
volume.
5. Infrared Blaster: Emits infrared signals used for
controlling external devices.
6. Memory Card Slot: Install a memory card for storage
of files (not included).
7. Back Key: Return to the previous screen or option.
8. Home Key: Display the central Home Screen.
9. Recent Key: Touch and hold to display recently
used apps.
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3
4
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Understanding Your Device 12
Back, Top, and Bottom
The following items can be found on the back, top, and
bottom of your device.
1. 3.5mm Headset Jack: Plug in for headphones.
2. Camera: Takes photos or recording videos.
3. Speaker: Plays music, notification tones, and audio.
4. Charger/Accessory Port: Plug in a USB cable for
charging or to sync music and files.
4
1
3
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Navigating Your Device
Use command keys and the touch screen to navigate.
Command Keys
Recent Apps
To display a list of recently used apps:
 Touch Recent apps. Touch an app to open it.
To close an app:
 Drag the app preview up or down.
To end all running apps:
 Touch Close all.
To manage running apps, downloads, device memory, and
storage:
 Touch Recent apps ➔ Task Manager.
For more information, refer to “Task Manager” on page 27.
Home
To display the main Home screen:
 Touch Home.
To launch Google Now:
 Touch and hold Home.
Back
To return to the previous screen, option, or step:
 Touch Back.
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Understanding Your Device 14
Using the Touch Screen
Use only fingers to touch the screen.
Caution! Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact
with other electrical devices. Electrostatic
discharges can cause the touch screen to
malfunction.
Caution! To avoid damaging the touch screen, do not touch it
with anything sharp or apply excessive pressure to it
with your fingertips.
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.
Finger Gestures
Touching
To open an application, select a menu item, press an
onscreen button, or enter a character using the onscreen
keyboard, touch it with a finger.
Touching and Holding
Touch and hold an item for more than 2 seconds to access
available options.
Dragging
To move an icon, thumbnail, or preview to a new location,
touch and hold it and drag it to the target position.
Double-Tapping
Double-tap on a web page, map, or image to zoom in a part.
Double-tap again to zoom out again.
Swipe
Swipe left or right on the Home screen or the Applications
screen to see another panel. Swipe up or down to scroll
through a web page or a list, such as contacts.
Pinching and Spreading
Spread two fingers apart on a web page, map, or image to
zoom in. Pinch to zoom out.
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Rotating the Screen
Many applications allow display in either portrait or
landscape orientation. Rotating the device causes the display
to automatically adjust to fit the new screen orientation.
To prevent the display from rotating automatically, open the
Notification Panel and deselect Screen rotation.
Note: Some applications do not allow screen rotation. Some
applications display a different screen depending on the
orientation. For example, the calculator turns into a
scientific calculator when rotated to landscape.
Sweeping
Sweep your hand across the screen to capture a screenshot.
The image is saved in Gallery ➔ Screenshots album.
Note: It may not be possible to capture a screenshot while
using some applications.
Covering
Cover the screen with a palm to pause media playback.
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Capturing Screenshots
 Press and hold the Power/Lock Key and Home
to capture and save an image of the current screen.
Note: A copy of the screenshot is automatically saved to the
clipboard.
To view the screenshot:
1. From a Home screen, touch ➔ My Files.
2. Under Categories ➔ touch Images.
3. Touch a screenshot file to display it.
Multi Window
Multi task by using up to four applications at the same time.
Note: Only applications displayed on the Multi window panel
can be used with the Multi window feature.
Activate Multi Window
1. From a Home screen, touch ➔ Settings ➔
Device tab.
2. Touch the OFF/ON button under Multi window to turn
Multi window ON .
3. If desired, touch Multi window and then touch Open
in multi window view to automatically view content in
Multi window when you open files from My Files or
Video player, or attachments from email.
Note: You can also activate Multi window from the Notification
Panel. For more information, refer to “Notification
Panel” on page 22.
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Note: Once Multi window is activated, to show the Multi
window panel, touch and hold Recent apps. The
Multi window panel appears at the right side of the
screen. To hide the Multi window panel, touch
Back.
Multi Window Panel
Multi window apps are displayed on the Multi window panel.
Display the Multi window panel:
1. Activate Multi window (see “Activate Multi Window” on
page 16).
2. Swipe the right edge of the screen toward the center to
display the Multi window panel. After a few seconds,
the panel will be hidden again.
Using Multi Window Applications
You can use Multi window to run two applications at the
same time.
1. With Multi window activated, swipe the right edge of
the screen toward the center to display the Multi
window panel.
2. Drag an app off the panel and release. Drag up to three
more apps off of the panel and release them into one of
the highlighted windows.
Multi Window
Controls
Panel
Controls
Multi Window
Panel
App 1 App 2
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Window Controls
Select an application window and touch in the middle of
the windows. Window controls appear:
Panel Configuration
You can rearrange the apps on the Multi window panel, add
new apps, or remove apps.
On the Multi window panel:
1. Touch to access the panel controls.
2. Touch Edit.
Configuring Apps
To remove an app from the panel:
 Touch and drag it off of the panel and place it in the
storage area.
To add an app to the panel:
 Touch and drag it from the storage area to the panel.
To relocate an app:
 Touch and drag it to a new location.
To save your changes:
 Touch Done.
Switch locations between Multi window
applications.
Shareitemsbetweentheapplicationwindows.Drag
an item to share from one window to another. Some
applications may not support this feature.
Maximize the application.
Close the application.
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Home Screen
The main Home screen is the starting point for many
applications and functions and it contains items like
application icons, shortcuts, folders, or Google widgets,
which gives you instant access to information and
applications. This is the default page and accessible from
any menu by pressing Home.
Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this user
manual start with the device unlocked, at the Home
screen.
Apps Screen
Refresh
Content
Status
Indicators
App
Shortcuts
Notifications
Status
Bar
Widgets
Current
Screen
Google
Search
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Extended Home Screen
The Home screen consists of the Home panel plus additional
panels that extend beyond the display width to provide more
space for adding shortcuts and widgets.
Slide your finger horizontally across the screen to scroll to
the left or right side panels. As you scroll, the indicator at the
bottom of the display shows your current position.
Customizing the Home Screens
To customize the Home screens to suit your preferences:
1. Navigate to one of the Home screen panels.
2. Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen
pop-up displays.
3. Touch Set wallpaper to change the Home screen
wallpaper. For more information, refer to “Wallpapers”
on page 25.
4. Under Add to home screen touch:
• Apps and widgets to add app or widget shortcuts on
the Home screen.
• Folder to add a folder on a Home screen. For more
information, refer to “Folders” on page 25.
• Page to add a Home screen.
Display Settings
You can customize display screen settings to your
preferences. For more information, refer to “Display” on
page 85.
Adding and Removing Home Screen Panels
Your device comes with seven Home screen panels. You can
customize the Home screen by removing or adding panels.
Note: The default Home screen displays when you touch
Home.
 From a Home screen, pinch the screen from the left
and right side to the center to display the editing
screen.
Tip: Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen
pop-up displays. Under Add to Home screen, touch
Page to add a Home screen.
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Use these controls to configure panels:
1. Remove: Touch and drag a panel to the Trash Can to
remove the panel from the Home screen.
2. Default Home Page: Touch the Home icon on a panel
to set it as the default home screen.
3. Add: Touch to add a new panel, up to a total of seven.
This option is available when less than seven panels
have been added.
To rearrange the order of panels:
 Touch and drag a panel to a new location.
To return to the Home screen:
 Touch Back.
Google Search Bar
The Google Search Bar provides an on-screen Internet
search engine powered by Google.
1. From the main Home screen, swipe the screen to the
left to bring up the next Home screen.
2. Touch the Google Search bar .
3. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter the item you want
to search for, then touch .
4. Touch to use Google Voice Search. Follow the
onscreen instructions.
Remove
Default
Home
Screen
Add
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Notifications
Notification icons appear on the Status Bar at the top of the
screen to report new messages, calendar events, device
status, and more. For details about these notifications, open
the Notification Panel.
Notification Panel
To view the Notification Panel:
1. On the Home screen, touch and hold the Status Bar
and then drag downward to display the Notification
Panel.
2. Scroll down the list to see additional notification
details.
3. Touch an item to view or open it.
4. To clear a single notification, drag the notification left
or right. Touch to clear all notifications.
To close the Notification Panel:
 Swipe upward from the bottom of the screen or touch
Back.
Accessing Additional Panel Functions
In addition to notifications, the Notification Panel also
provides quick and ready access to separate device
functions. These can be quickly activated or deactivated by
toggling them on or off. You can also select which functions
are displayed.
1. To go to Settings, touch Settings. For more
information, refer to “Settings” on page 77.
2. Touch to display additional quick settings buttons.
• Touch to configure the Notification panel. For more
information, refer to “Notification Panel” on page 89.
• Touch to display your primary quick settings
buttons and notifications.
3. To set the display brightness, touch the Brightness
slider and drag it to set the brightness. For more
information, refer to “Display” on page 85.
4. To adjust the system volume, touch the Sound
slider and drag it to set the Notification sound level or
touch to set the level for Notifications, Media, and
System sounds. For more information, refer to “Sound”
on page 83.
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Status Bar
The Status Bar at the top of the home screen provides device
information (such as network status, signal strength, battery
charge, and time) on the right side and notification alerts on
the left.
To display the Status Bar:
 From a Home screen, swipe downward from the top of
the screen. The grey Status Bar will appear. It will
disappear after a few seconds.
Status Bar Icons
Some common status and notification icons are shown
below.
Messaging Icons
Connectivity Icons
Device Status Icons
New email
New Gmail
Wi-Fi connected
Bluetooth is active
Connected to computer
Wi-Fi Direct is active and your tablet is connected
to another device.
The Nearby device setting is enabled.
Battery full
Battery charging
Battery low
GPS enabled
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Other Icons
Shortcuts and Widgets
You can add, reposition, or remove shortcuts and widgets
from the Home screen.
• Shortcuts: Icons on the Home screen that launch
applications.
• Widgets: Small applications that run on the Home screen.
Adding a Shortcut or Widget
You can customize the Home screen by adding shortcuts
and widgets.
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold on an empty area
of the screen until the Home screen pop-up displays.
Touch Apps and Widgets.
– or –
Touch to display the Apps screen.
2. For shortcuts, touch the Apps tab. For widgets, touch
the Widgets tab.
3. Touch and hold the shortcut or widget, and then drag it
to the Home screen and release.
Removing a Shortcut or Widget
Shortcuts and widgets can be removed from the
Home screen.
 Touch and hold the shortcut or widget until it detaches,
and then drag it to Remove and release.
Note: Removing a shortcut does not delete the application;
it simply removes the shortcut from the Home screen.
Mute mode enabled
Error occurred or caution required
Alarm activated
Airplane mode activated
Blocking mode activated
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Folders
Place folders on the Home screen to organize items.
Adding Folders
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold on an empty area
of the screen until the Home screen pop-up appears.
2. Touch Folder.
3. Enter a name for the folder and touch OK.
Using Folders
 Touch the folder to open it and access the shortcuts
inside.
 To add shortcuts to the folder, touch and hold the
shortcut, and then drag it to the folder and release.
 To delete a folder, touch and hold the folder until it
detaches, and then drag it to Remove and release.
Note: All shortcuts contained in the folder will also be deleted.
Wallpapers
You can choose a picture to display on the Home Screen,
Lock screen, or on both the Home and Lock screens. Choose
from preloaded wallpapers, or select a photo you have
downloaded or taken with the Camera.
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold on an empty area
of the screen until the Home screen pop-up displays.
2. Touch Home Screen, Lock screen, or Home and
lock screens for options:
• Gallery: Access the Gallery to select a photo.
• Live wallpapers: Choose from pre-loaded interactive
animated wallpapers (Home screen only).
• Photos: Access Google Photos to select a photo (Home
screen only).
• Wallpapers: Choose from pre-loaded wallpaper
images.
Note: You can also set the wallpaper in Settings. From a
Home screen, touch ➔ Settings ➔ Device tab
➔ Wallpaper.
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Apps Screen
The Apps screen displays all applications installed on your
tablet. Applications that you download and install from
Google Play or from the web are also added to a Home
screen.
For more information, refer to “Applications” on page 63.
To arrange the Apps icons in alphabetical order:
1. From a Home screen, touch .
2. Touch Menu ➔ View type.
3. Touch Alphabetical grid.
To manually change the order of the icons on the
Apps screen:
1. From a Home screen, touch .
2. Touch Menu ➔ Edit.
3. Touch and hold an icon and drag it to a new position.
4. Touch Save to save the changes.
You can place shortcuts to applications on the Home screen
for quick access to the application. For more information,
refer to “Adding a Shortcut or Widget” on page 24.
To view your downloaded applications:
1. From a Home screen, touch .
2. Touch Download to view downloaded apps.
3. Touch an icon on the Downloaded applications
screen to launch the application.
– or –
Add an App Shortcut to a Home screen by dragging the
App icon onto the Home screen. For more information,
refer to “Adding a Shortcut or Widget” on page 24.
Application Information
To view information about an App, such as the amount of
storage it uses, force the App to stop, uninstall updates, and
clear data:
1. From a Home screen, touch ➔ Settings ➔
General tab ➔ Application manager.
2. Touch the All tab, scroll through the apps list, and
touch the app to open a screen with details about
the App.
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Task Manager
Your device can run applications simultaneously and some
applications run in the background.
Use Task Manager to see which applications are running on
your device and to end running applications to extend battery
life. You can also uninstall applications from your device and
see how much memory is used by applications.
To access the Task Manager:
1. Touch Recent apps ➔ Task manager.
2. Touch each tab for options:
3. Active applications: View applications running on
your device. Touch End to terminate an application or
End all to terminate all running applications.
4. Downloaded: View applications installed from Google
Play. Touch Uninstall to remove an application from
your device.
5. RAM manager: Display the amount of Random Access
Memory (RAM) currently in use. Touch Clear memory
to clear inactive and background processes.
6. Storage: View internal (System storage) and external
(SD card) storage memory statistics.
Screen Capture
 Touch and hold the Power/Lock Key and Home
to capture and save an image of the current screen.
Note: A copy of the screenshot is automatically saved to the
clipboard.
To view the screen shots:
1. From a Home screen, touch ➔ Gallery.
2. Touch to open the Screenshots album.
3. Touch a screen capture to view it.
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Entering Text
Use the Samsung keyboard or the voice input feature to
enter text.
Note: Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter
text, you must change the input language to one of the
supported languages.
Using the Keyboard
To choose a text input method while entering text:
1. Touch any text field.
2. Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward.
The Notification Panel screen displays.
3. Touch Select input method, and then select the
type of keyboard to use.
Entering Uppercase
Touch before entering a character. For all caps, touch
it twice.
Changing the Keyboard Type
Touch and hold Options, and then touch to change
the keyboard type. Options are: Normal, Floating, and Split.
Changing Language Keyboards
Add languages to the keyboard, and then slide the space key
left or right to change language keyboards.
Handwriting
Touch and hold Options ➔ Handwriting, and then
write a word with a finger. As you write, suggestions are
offered in the word options area in case the correct letters
were not recognized. Select a suggested word.
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Use handwriting gestures to perform actions, such as editing
or deleting characters and inserting spaces. To view the
gesture guides, touch and hold Options, and then touch
Settings ➔ Help ➔ Keyboard ➔ Using handwriting
gestures.
Entering Text By Voice
Activate the voice input feature and then speak into the
microphone. The device displays what you speak.
If the device does not recognize your words, touch the
underlined text and select an alternative word or phrase from
the drop-down list.
To change the language or add languages for voice
recognition, touch the current language.
Copying and Pasting
Touch and hold over text, drag or to select more or less
text, and then touch Copy to copy or Cut to cut. The selected
text is copied to the clipboard.
To paste it into a text entry field, touch and hold at the point
where it should be inserted, and then touch Paste.
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Section 3: Accounts and Contacts
This section explains how to manage accounts and contacts.
Accounts
Your device can synchronize with a variety of accounts. With
synchronization, information on your device is updated with
any information that changes in your accounts.
• Samsung Account: Add your Samsung Account.
• Dropbox: Add your Dropbox Account.
• Email: Add an Email Account to sync Contacts.
• Google: Add your Google Account to sync your Contacts,
Calendar, and Gmail.
• LDAP: Add an LDAP Account to find entries in an LDAP
directory.
• Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync: Add your Exchange
Account to sync Contacts, Calendar, and Email.
• Facebook: Add a Facebook Account to sync apps.
• Twitter: Add a Twitter Account.
Setting Up Accounts
Set up and manage your synchronized accounts with the
Accounts setting.
1. From a Home screen, touch ➔ Settings ➔
General tab ➔ Accounts ➔ Add account.
2. Touch the account type.
3. Follow the prompts to enter your account credentials to
complete the set up process.
Your tablet communicates with the appropriate account
servers to set up your account. When complete, your
account displays in the Accounts area of the Settings
screen.
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Your Google Account
In order to utilize your device to the fullest extent, you will
need to create a Google Account when you first use your
device. With a Google Account, Google applications will
always be in sync between your tablet and computer.
1. From a Home screen, touch ➔ Settings ➔
General tab ➔ Accounts ➔ Add account ➔ Google.
2. Follow the prompts to sign into your existing account or
create a new account.
Your Samsung Account
Create a Samsung Account for access to Samsung apps
and services, and much more.
1. From a Home screen, touch ➔ Settings ➔
General tab ➔ Accounts ➔ Add account ➔
Samsung account.
2. Follow the prompts to sign into your existing account or
create a new account.
Contacts
Store contact information for your friends, family, and
colleagues to quickly access information or to send a
message.
To access Contacts:
 From a Home screen, touch ➔ Contacts.
Add a Contact
1. Touch Contacts ➔ Create. The Save contact
to pop-up displays.
2. To choose where the contact is stored, touch Phone or
an account.
– or –
Touch Add new account to add a different account.
For more information, refer to “Setting Up Accounts”
on page 30.
3. Touch each field to enter information. Touch to add
another entry, or to remove an entry. Touch to
choose a label.
• Picture: Touch the picture icon to assign a picture to
the new contact.
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• Name: Enter the name. Touch to display additional
name fields.
• Phone: Enter a phone number.
• Email: Enter an email address.
• Groups: Assign the contact to a group.
• Add another field: Add additional fields for the
contact.
4. Touch Save.
Note: Your personal Contact entry is always listed at the top of
the Contacts list under ME. Touch Set up profile to add
your contact information.
1. Touch Contacts.
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its
information.
3. Touch Edit.
4. Touch any field to edit. For more information, refer to
“Add a Contact” on page 31.
Deleting Contacts
1. Touch Contacts.
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to display it.
3. Touch Delete.
4. At the prompt, touch OK.
Contacts Display Options
There are various ways to display your contacts.
1. Touch Contacts.
2. Touch the Groups tab, Favorites tab, or Contacts tab
to view contacts in various ways:
• Groups: Display contacts sorted into groups—such as
Not assigned, Co-workers, Family, Friends, etc. The
number of contacts in each group is displayed next to
the group name. Touch a group name to show only
contacts in that group. For more information, refer to
“Create a New Group” on page 35.
• Favorites: Show only your favorite (or starred),
contacts. For more information, refer to “Favorites” on
page 37.
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• Contacts: Show all your contacts. Touch the Search
field and enter a keyword to list contacts that contain
that keyword.
3. While viewing Groups, Favorites, or Contacts, touch
Menu for options.
4. While viewing the Contacts tab, touch Menu ➔
Settings for Contact settings.
Linked Contacts
Your device can synchronize with multiple accounts,
including Google, Corporate Exchange, and other email
providers. When you synchronize contacts from these
accounts with your device, you may have multiple contacts
for the same person.
Linking, or joining, imported contact records allows you to
see all of a contact’s numbers and addresses together in a
single contact entry. Linking also helps you keep your
contacts updated, because any changes that your contacts
make to their information in the respective accounts are
automatically updated the next time you synchronize with
that account.
Linking Contacts
1. Touch Contacts.
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to display it.
3. Touch Menu ➔ Link contact.
4. Touch the contact you want to link. The linked contact’s
information is displayed with the original contact’s
information.
5. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to link other contacts.
Separating Contacts
1. Touch Contacts.
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to display it.
3. Touch Menu ➔ Separate contact. A list of linked
contacts is displayed.
4. Touch to separate a linked contact.
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My Personal Contact
Your own personal Contact entry is listed under ME at the top
of the Contacts list. You can send your personal Contact entry
as a vCard via Bluetooth or as a message attachment.
Creating Your Personal Contact Entry
1. Touch Contacts.
2. Touch Set up profile, then enter your information in the
Contact fields. For more information, see “Add a
Contact” on page 31.
Sharing Your Personal Contact Entry
You can send your personal Contact entry as a vCard via
Bluetooth to other Bluetooth devices, or as a message
attachment.
1. Touch Contacts.
2. Touch your personal Contact entry to display your
Contact information.
3. Touch Menu ➔ Share namecard via.
4. Choose a sending method, then follow the prompts to
send the profile.
Sharing Contact Information
You can send a contact’s information using Bluetooth to other
Bluetooth devices, or in an Email or Gmail as an attachment.
Note: Not all Bluetooth devices accept contacts and not all
devices support transfers of multiple contacts. Check
the target device’s documentation.
1. Touch Contacts.
2. Touch Menu ➔ Share namecard via.
3. Touch Selected contact to share only the displayed
contact, or touch Multiple contacts.
4. Touch a sending method, such as Bluetooth or email.
5. Follow the prompts to send the contact information.
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Importing and Exporting Contacts
To back up and restore your contacts, you can export your
contacts list to a storage device (such as a PC), or import
your contacts list from a storage device.
1. Use the USB cable to connect your device to the
storage device.
2. Touch Contacts.
3. Touch Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Import/Export.
4. Touch an option and then follow the prompts.
Groups
Assign contacts to Groups to make searching for contacts
faster or to quickly send messages to group members.
Create a New Group
Create a new group when you add or edit a contact.
1. Touch Contacts ➔ Groups tab.
2. Touch Create.
3. Touch the Group name field and enter a name.
4. Touch Add member, touch individual contacts or touch
Select all, and then touch Done to add the selected
contacts to the group.
5. Touch Save.
Tip: Contacts can belong to more than one group. While
editing a contact, touch the Groups field to add additional
groups.
Once you create a new group, the Contacts list can be set to
display only the contacts in that group. For more information,
refer to “Contacts Display Options” on page 32.
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Adding Group Members
To add a contact to a group, just edit a contact’s Group field.
To add multiple contacts to a group:
1. Touch Contacts ➔ Groups tab.
2. Touch the group to which you want to add members.
3. Touch Menu ➔ Add member.
The contacts that can be added display.
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to add.
5. Touch Done to add the contacts to the group.
Removing Group Members
1. Touch Contacts ➔ Groups tab.
2. Touch the group from which you want to remove
members.
3. Touch Menu ➔ Remove member.
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to
remove.
5. Touch Done to remove the contacts.
Contacts are removed from the group and the group
name is removed from each contact’s Group field.
Renaming a Group
1. Touch Contacts ➔ Groups tab.
2. Touch the group you want to rename.
3. Touch Menu ➔ Edit group.
4. Touch the Group name field and enter a new name.
5. Touch Save.
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Deleting Groups
1. Touch Contacts ➔ Groups tab ➔ Menu ➔
Delete groups.
2. Touch individual groups or touch Select all, then
touch Done.
3. Touch Group only to delete only the group or Group
and group members to delete both the group and the
group’s members.
Favorites
Mark contact records with a gold star to identify them as
favorites.
Mark a Contact as a Favorite
1. Touch Contacts.
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to display it.
3. Touch the Star so that it turns gold .
Tip: You do not have to edit the contact to mark it as a
favorite.
View Favorites
1. Touch Contacts.
2. Touch the Favorites tab. Only your starred contacts are
displayed.
– or –
Touch the Groups tab, then touch Starred in Android
to list only your starred contacts that are being saved
to your Google Account.
Remove Favorites
1. Touch Contacts ➔ Favorites tab.
2. Touch Menu ➔ Remove from Favorites.
3. Touch individual contacts or touch Select all, then
touch Done to remove.
Note: To remove the currently displayed contact from your
favorites list, touch the Star next to the contact’s
name so that it is no longer gold .
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Section 4: Messaging
This section describes how to send and receive messages
and other features associated with messaging.
Types of Messages
Your device supports these types of messages:
• Gmail
• Email
• Hangouts
• Google+
Note: Your Wi-Fi-only device does NOT support voice calling
and messaging services. Please disregard any “dial”
and “message” related menus because some Gmail
options are identically set in all Android devices.
Gmail
Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based
email service.
 From a Home screen, touch ➔ Gmail.
Setting Up Your Gmail Account
If you did not set up a Google Account during the initial
configuration, the first time you launch Gmail, your device
prompts you to set up your Google Account.
1. Touch Gmail.
2. Follow the prompts to sign in or create a new account.
The device communicates with the Google server to set
up your account and synchronize your email. When
complete, your Gmail displays in the Inbox.
Note: You can use more than one Google Account on your
device. From a Home screen, touch ➔
Settings ➔ General tab ➔ Accounts ➔ Add
account to add an additional Google Account.
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Composing and Sending Gmail
1. Touch Gmail.
2. Touch Compose, then touch fields to compose
the message. While composing a message, touch
Menu for options.
3. Touch SEND to send this message.
– or –
Touch Menu ➔ Save draft to save a draft of this
message.
Refreshing Your Gmail Account
Refresh your account to update your device from the Gmail
servers.
1. Touch Gmail.
2. While viewing your Inbox, drag your finger downward
across your messages.
Gmail Settings
Use the Gmail Settings to configure your Gmail preferences.
1. Touch Gmail.
2. Touch Menu ➔ Settings for settings.
Email
Use Email to view and manage all your email accounts in one
application.
 From a Home screen, touch ➔ Email.
Configuring Email Accounts
You can configure Email for most accounts in just a
few steps.
1. Touch Email.
2. The first time you set up an email account, at the Set
up email screen, enter an Email address and
Password, then touch Next.
– or –
For additional accounts, touch Menu ➔ Settings ➔
Add account.
3. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your email
account.
The device communicates with the appropriate server
to set up your account and synchronize your email.
When complete, your email appears in the Inbox for
the account.
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Note: To configure email account settings at any time, use
Menu ➔ Settings. Touch the account to display
Account settings.
Composing and Sending Email
1. Touch Email.
2. If you have multiple accounts set up, choose an
account from the menu at the top of the screen.
3. Touch Compose, then touch fields to enter
recipients and the email text.
4. While composing a message:
• Touch Menu to display options: Schedule sending,
Priority, Tracking options, and Security options.
• Touch Attach to add a file to the message.
Available options depend on the type of email account.
5. Touch the body of the email to enter the text of your
email. Touch the text option buttons to edit and format
your message text.
6. Touch Send to send the message.
– or –
Touch Save to save the email to the Drafts folder.
– or –
Touch Discard to discard the email.
Managing Your Email Accounts
If you add more than one email account, you can view email
you receive for all accounts in the Combined view screen or
you can view email accounts individually.
1. Touch Email.
2. Touch the drop-down menu at the top left of the
screen to select:
• Combined view: View all email in a combined inbox.
• <Account Name>: View email for the account.
Refreshing Your Email Account
Refresh your account to update your device from your email
servers.
1. Touch Email.
2. In the Application Bar, touch Refresh.
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Deleting Email Accounts
To delete an Email account:
1. Touch Email.
2. Touch Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Delete account.
Email Settings
Use the Email Settings to configure your Email preferences.
Note: Available settings depend on the email provider.
1. Touch Email.
2. Touch Menu ➔ Settings, then touch General
settings. Some common options are:
• Display: Set how email is shown in the email list and
when you open them.
• Composing and sending: Set what functions are
available while composing and sending email.
• Auto advance: Set the screen to show after deleting a
message. Choices are: Next email, Previous email, or
Email list.
• Confirm deletions: Ask for confirmation before
deleting email.
• Priority senders: Enter email addresses that you want
treated as a priority.
• Spam addresses: Manage your spam address list.
• Rules for filtering: Create rules for filtering email
based on names, address, or subject.
3. Touch an account to configure specific settings for that
account.
Hangouts
Google Hangouts is an online place to meet friends and
family, share photos, and host video calls. Conversation logs
are automatically saved to a Chats area in your Gmail
account.
 From a Home screen, touch ➔ Hangouts.
Google+
Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a
lot easier. You can set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream
to get updates from your Circles, or use Instant Upload to
automatically upload videos and photos to your own private
album on Google+.
 From a Home screen, touch ➔ Google+.
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Section 5: Multimedia
This section explains how to use the music features of your
device including Google Play Music and Music Player.
WatchON is also described.
Listening to Music
You can listen to music using your device’s built-in speakers,
through a wired headset, or through a Bluetooth headset.
For more information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 59.
Press the Volume Key on the side of the device to activate
onscreen volume control, then touch and drag on the scale to
set the volume. You can also press the Volume Key to adjust
playback volume.
Play Music
Note: Some options require a Google Account.
Google Play Music is a Google service that gives you instant
access to your personal music collection stored on the
Internet and your device. Google Play Music lets you browse,
shop, and play back songs purchased from the Google Play
Store app, as well as songs you have loaded from your own
music library
For more information, visit music.google.com.
 From a Home screen, touch ➔ Play Music.
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Music Player
Use the Music application to listen to music.
To access Music Player:
 From a Home screen, touch ➔ Music.
Note: Some file formats are not supported depending on the
software installed on the device. Some files may not
play properly depending on the encoding method used.
Playing Music
Select a music category, and then select a song to play.
Touch the album image at the bottom of the screen to open
the music player screen.
The following Music controls are available:
Streams the current music file to another device via
Samsung Link.
Volume control and SoundAlive.
Volume control showing volume muted.
Assign the current song as a Favorite.
Lists the current playlist songs.
Touch and hold to rewind the song. Touch to go to
previous song.
Pause the song.
Start the song after pausing.
Touch and hold to fast-forward the song. Touch to go
to next song.
Shuffles the current list of songs randomly.
Songs play in order and are not shuffled.
Plays the entire song list once.
Replays the current list when the list ends.
Repeats the currently playing song.
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To listen to songs at equal volume levels:
 Touch Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Player ➔ Smart
volume.
Caution! When Smart volume is activated, the volume may
end up louder than the device volume level. Use
caution to avoid long-term exposure to loud sounds
to prevent damage to your hearing.
Note: Smart Volume may not be activated for some files.
To set a personalized sound while listening to songs with a
headset:
 Touch Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Player ➔ Adapt Sound
➔ On.
When you turn the volume up to level 14 or higher, the adapt
sound option is not applied to music playback. If you turn the
volume down to level 13 or lower, the option is reapplied.
Setting a Song as an Alarm Ringtone
To use the currently-playing song as an alarm ringtone:
 Touch Menu ➔ Set as alarm tone.
Creating Playlists
To create a playlist of songs.
1. Touch the Playlists tab.
2. Touch Menu ➔ Create playlist.
3. Enter a title and touch OK.
4. Touch Add tracks, select songs to include, and then
touch Done.
To add the currently-playing song to a playlist:
 Touch Menu ➔ Add to playlist.
Playing Music by Mood
Play music grouped by mood. The playlist is automatically
created by the device.
 Touch Menu ➔ Music square and select a cell of
mood.
– or –
Select multiple cells by dragging your finger across
multiple cells.
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WatchON
Enjoy all of your favorite movies and TV shows with
WatchON.
Important! Before you use WatchON, verify that you have an
active Internet connection available. For more
information, refer to “Wi-Fi” on page 56.
Notes
1. Before beginning your initial WatchON application
setup, make sure that your TV is turned off.
2. Sign into your Samsung account before using
WatchON. For more information, refer to “Your
Samsung Account” on page 31.
Initial Configuration
1. From a Home screen, touch ➔ WatchON.
The Set up WatchON screen displays.
2. Touch Set up WatchON.
The Privacy policy displays.
3. Read the Privacy policy, check the I have read and
accept the terms of the above privacy policy box,
and touch Next.
4. Follow the onscreen instructions.
WatchON Menu
1. From a Home screen, touch ➔ WatchON.
2. Touch Menu for the following options.
• Sign in: Sign in to your Samsung account to improve
your WatchON experience.
• Settings: Configure Samsung WatchON settings.
Follow the onscreen instructions.
• Help: Displays Samsung WatchON help information
and a Contact us telephone number.

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