Samsung galaxy s8/s8+ user manual

Brand: Samsung
Product: galaxy s8/s8+
Category: Electronic, cellphones
Language: English

S M A R T P H O N E User Manual Please read this manual before operating your device and keep it for future reference.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Special Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Bixby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Edge Screen2 Flexible Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Water and Dust Resistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Set Up Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Assemble Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Start Using Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Set Up Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Table of Contents Learn About Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Back View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Home Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Notification Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Customize Your Home Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Bixby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Entering Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Face Recognition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Fingerprint Scanner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 ATT_G950U_G955U_EN_UM_TN_QC9_033017_FINAL
Iris Scanner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Multi Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Emergency Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Edge Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Using Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Applications Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 AT&T Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Camera and Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Galaxy Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Google Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 My Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101 Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Samsung Connect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113 Samsung Gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113 Samsung Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .114 Samsung Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Samsung Pay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118 Samsung+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121 Secure Folder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121 Smart Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121 Table of Contents iii
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 How to Use Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Phone Visibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 Data Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 Airplane Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132 NFC and Payment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133 Mobile Hotspot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 Tethering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137 Mobile Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137 Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 Nearby Device Scanning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 MirrorLink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Virtual Private Networks (VPN) . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Reset Network Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Ethernet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Sounds and Vibration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Sound Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 Easy Mute . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 Vibrations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 Ringtone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147 Notification Sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147 Do Not Disturb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 System Sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Key-Tap Feedback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Sound Quality and Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Table of Contents iv
Separate App Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .151 Block App Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Customize App Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 Screen Brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 Blue Light Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 Screen Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155 Screen Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155 Screen Zoom and Font . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Full Screen Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Easy Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157 Icon Frames . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157 LED Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 Status Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 Navigation Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 Screen Timeout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 Keep Screen Turned Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 Screen Saver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 Wallpapers and Themes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161 Wallpapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Themes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Icons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Always On Displays (AODs) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Device Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Quick Optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 Performance Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Table of Contents v
Language and Input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169 Date and Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .172 Report Diagnostic Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . .172 Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .173 Factory Data Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .173 Software Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .175 Lock Screen and Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176 Set a Screen Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .177 Always On Display Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .178 Lock Screen and AOD Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . .178 Samsung Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179 Find My Mobile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179 Unknown Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 Secure Folder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 Secure Startup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 Encrypt SD Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181 Factory Data Reset Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181 Set Up SIM Card Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181 View Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181 Security Update Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Device Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Credential Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 Advanced Security Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185 Samsung Cloud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186 My Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .187 Add an Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .187 Backup and Restore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 Google Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 Table of Contents vi
Special Features Learn about your mobile device’s special features.
Bixby Bixby allows you to quickly set reminders, create voice dictation, and search and access content on your phone and on the Internet. For more information, see “Bixby” on page 29. Edge Screen The Edge screen provides a variety of useful tools for notifications, information feeds, and timekeeping. For more information see “Edge Screen” on page 44. Flexible Security Use your face, fingerprint, or iris to unlock your device. Face Recognition Configure facial recognition security to add an extra layer of security when using your phone. For more information, see “Face Recognition” on page 35. Fingerprint Scanner Use your fingerprint as an alternative to entering passwords in certain apps. You can also use your fingerprint to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account. For more information, see “Fingerprint Scanner” on page 36. Iris Scanner Use iris recognition as an alternative to entering passwords in certain apps. You can also use your eyes to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account. For more information, see “Iris Scanner” on page 37. Special Features 2
Water and Dust Resistance This device is rated IP68 using the Ingress Protection rating system. For more information, see “Maintaining Water and Dust Resistance” on page 208. Special Features 3
Getting Started Learn about your mobile device hardware, assembly procedures, and how to get started using your new device.
Set Up Your Device Learn how to set up your device for the first time.
Set Up Your Device Assemble Your Device This section helps you to assemble your device. Install the SIM Card and a Memory Card When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are provided with a plug-in SIM card. During activation, your SIM card is loaded with your subscription details, such as your Personal Identification Number (PIN), available optional services, and other features. Warning: Please be careful when handling the SIM card to avoid damaging it. Keep all SIM cards out of reach of small children. You can also install an optional microSD, microSDHC, or microSDXC memory card (not included) to add more memory space to your device. A memory card can be installed at any time. It is not necessary to install it prior to using the device. Caution: Exercise care when using the removal tool to eject the internal SIM card/Memory card tray. 1. Insert the removal tool into the hole on the SIM card/Memory card tray, and then push until the tray pops out. 2. Place the SIM card on the tray. Make sure that the card’s gold contacts face down into the device and that the card is positioned as shown. 3. Place the memory card on the tray with the gold contacts facing down. 6
Set Up Your Device 4. Slide the SIM card/Memory card tray back into the slot. Note: Your device is IP68 rated for dust and water resistance. To maintain the water-resistant and dust‑resistant features of your device, make sure that the SIM card/Memory card tray openings are maintained free of dust and water, and the tray is securely inserted prior to any exposure to liquids. For more information, refer to “Maintaining Water and Dust Resistance” on page 208. Charge the Battery Note: You should dry the inside of the charging port before inserting a power connector to charge your device. If the charging port is not fully dry, your device may operate abnormally. For example, it may charge more slowly or overheat. For more information, refer to “Maintaining Water and Dust Resistance” on page 208. Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard Li-Ion battery. A USB charger (charging head and USB cable) is included with the device for charging the battery from any standard outlet. The battery comes partially charged. You can use the device while charging. Note: For fastest charging times, use the Adaptive Fast Charger that came with your device. This charger provides faster charging only when connected to devices that support Adaptive Fast Charging. 1. Insert the USB cable into the USB charger/ Accessory port. 7
Set Up Your Device Caution: Use only charging devices and batteries approved by Samsung. Samsung accessories are designed for your device to maximize battery life. Using other accessories may void your warranty and may cause damage. 2. Connect the USB cable to the charging head, and then plug the charging head into a standard outlet. 3. Unplug the charging head from the outlet and remove the USB cable from the device when charging is complete. Note: This device is also compatible with wireless charging devices approved by Samsung, which are sold separately. When to Charge the Battery When the battery is low and only a few minutes of operation remain, the device sounds a warning tone at regular intervals. In this condition, your device conserves its remaining battery power by dimming the screen. When the battery level becomes too low, the device automatically turns off. For a quick check of your battery level: ► View the battery charge indicator located in the top right corner of your device’s display. A solid color indicates a full charge. ( ) While charging, the device and the charger may become hot when using wireless charging or fast charging. This does not affect the device’s lifespan or performance and is in the device’s normal range of operation. The charger may stop charging if the battery becomes too hot. 8
Set Up Your Device If the device heats up while charging the battery: 1. Disconnect the charger from the device and close any running apps. 2. Wait for the device to cool down, and then begin charging the device again. If the lower part of the device overheats, check for damage to the connected USB cable. Replace the damaged USB cable with a new Samsung-approved cable. If using a wireless charger, do not place foreign materials between the device and the wireless charger. Micro-USB Connector You can use the included Micro-USB connector to connect a Micro-USB cable (such as from your old device) to your new device for charging with the charging head, or for connecting to a computer. Note: The Micro-USB connector does not support On‑the‑Go (OTG) devices such as memory sticks, external hard drives, or keyboard and mouse accessories. Reverse Charging The included USB connector allows you to charge another device through a USB cable. You can also use the USB connector for transferring contacts, photos, and other content from an old device. For more information, see “Transfer Data from Your Old Device” on page 14. 9
Set Up Your Device Start Using Your Device Turn Your Device On or Off The instructions below explain how to turn your device on or off. To turn the device on: ► Press and hold the Power key until the device turns on. To turn the device off: 1. Press and hold the Power key until the Device options menu is displayed. 2. Tap Power off, and confirm if prompted. Lock or Unlock Your Device Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your device. By default, the device locks automatically when the screen times out. To lock the device: ► Press the Power key. The default Screen lock on your device is Swipe. To choose a more secure screen lock, see “Set a Screen Lock” on page 177. To unlock the device: ► Press the Power key or double‑tap Home, and then drag your finger across the screen. 10
Set Up Your Device Restart the Device If your device stops responding to taps or finger gestures and you are unable to turn it off, you can restart your device. ► Press and hold the Power key and the Volume down key at the same time for more than seven seconds. Set Up Your Device Use the Set Up Wizard The first time you turn your device on, a Welcome screen is displayed. It guides you through the basics of setting up your device. Follow the prompts to choose a default language, connect to a Wi-Fi® network, set up accounts, choose location services, learn about your device’s features, and more. Voice Assistant provides voice prompts and descriptions of items on the screen to improve accessibility. Google Account Your new device uses your GoogleAccount to fully utilize its Androidfeatures, including Gmail, Google Duo, and the Google Play store. When you turn on your device for the first time, set up your existing Google Account or create a new Google Account. – or – To create a new Google Account or set up your Google Account on your device at any time, use Accounts settings. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Cloud and accounts > Accounts. 3. Tap Add account > Google. 11
Set Up Your Device Factory Reset Protection When you sign in to a Google Account on your device, Factory Reset Protection is activated. Factory Reset Protection (FRP) prevents other people from using your device if it is reset to factory settings without your permission. For example, if your device is lost or stolen and a factory data reset is performed, only someone with your Google Account username and password can use the device. You will not be able to access the device after a factory data reset if you do not have your Google Account username and password. For more information, see “Factory Data Reset” on page 173. Caution: Before shipping your device back to Samsung or taking it to your nearest Samsung‑authorized service center, you should remove your Google Account before resetting the device back to factory settings. For more information, visit: samsung.com/us/support/frp. Enable Factory Reset Protection Adding a Google Account to your device automatically activates the Factory Reset Protection (FRP) security feature. Disable Factory Reset Protection To disable FRP, remove all Google Accounts from the device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Cloud and accounts > Accounts > Google. If you have more than one Google Account set up on your device, tap the Google Account you want to remove. 3. Tap  More options > Remove account. 12
Samsung Account Create a Samsung account for access to Samsung content and apps on your device. When you turn on your device for the first time, set up your existing Samsung account or create a new Samsung account. – or – To create a new Samsung account or set up your Samsung account on your device at any time, use Accounts settings. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Cloud and accounts > Accounts. 3. Tap Add account > Samsung account. Add an Email Account Use the Email app to view and manage all your email accounts in one app. When you turn on your device for the first time, set up your existing email account or create a new email account. – or – To create a new email account or set up your email account on your device at any time, use Accounts settings. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Cloud and accounts > Accounts. 3. Tap Add account > Email. Set Up Your Device 13
Transfer Data from Your Old Device Use Smart Switchto transfer contacts, photos, and other content from your old device. You can also use the included USB connector to copy content quickly and easily from your old device, without installing the Smart Switch app. Note: The USB option must be set to Media device (MTP) on the other device. Transferring content with a USB cable may increase battery consumption. Make sure your battery is fully charged. 1. Select Smart Switch during setup. – or – From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps > Settings > Cloud and accounts > Smart Switch. 2. Follow the prompts and select the content to transfer. Visit samsung.com/smartswitch for more information and to learn how to use the USB connector to transfer content faster. Set Up Your Voicemail You can access your voicemail from a Home screen. 1. From the Home screen, tap Phone > Voicemail. 2. Follow the tutorial to create a password, record a greeting, and record your name. For more information on voicemail, see “Voicemail” on page 110. Set Up Your Device 14
Learn About Your Device Learn some of the key features of your mobile device, including the screens and icons, as well as how to navigate the device and enter text using the keyboard.
Front View EarpieceProximity sensorsIris detection LEDVolume keysBixby key Front camera Iris scanner Power key Learn About Your Device 16
Proximity sensor Volume keys -Turns off the screen and disables touch functionality when the device is in close proximity to the human body. -Adjust the volume for ringtones, calls, notifications, and system sounds. -In the camera app, press a volume key to take a photo. -Turns the screen back on and enables touch functionality when the device is outside a specific range to the human body. Bixby key -Launch the Bixby voice assistant. For more information, see Power key “Bixby” on page 29. -Briefly press to turn the screen on or off. -Press and hold to select a power control option. -Press twice quickly to launch the camera. Learn About Your Device 17
Back View Rear camera Microphone Flash Fingerprint sensor Heart rate sensor Headset jackSpeaker Microphone USB charger/Accessory port Learn About Your Device 18
Home Screen Status bar Edge screen Home screen indicator App shortcuts Recent apps Back Home Learn About Your Device 19
Learn About Your Device Status Bar The Status bar at the top of the Home screen provides device information (such as network status, battery charge, and time) on the right side and notification alerts on the left. Status Icons Battery full 4G LTE active Battery low Signal strength Network not available Battery charging Wi-Fi active Vibrate mode Wi-Fi available Mute mode 20
Learn About Your Device Notification Icons Missed call New message Call in progress File download in progress Call on hold File upload in progress New email GPS active New Gmail App updates available New voicemail App updates complete 21
Notification Panel Settings Quick settings View all Notification cards Learn About Your Device 22
Learn About Your Device View the Notification Panel You can access the Notification panel from any Home screen. 1. Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification panel. 2. Swipe down the list to see notification details. To open an item, tap it. To clear a single notification, drag the notification left or right. To clear all notifications, tap Clear all. 3. Drag upward from the bottom of the screen or tap Back to close the Notification panel. You can also open or close the Notification panel by swiping up or down on the fingerprint sensor. To open using the Fingerprint scanner: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > Finger sensor gestures. 3. Tap On/Off to enable this feature. 23
Quick Settings In addition to notifications, the Notification panel also provides quick access to device functions such as Wi-Fi, allowing you to quickly turn them on or off. To view additional Quick settings and customize the Quick settings that display: 1. Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification panel. 2. Drag View all downward. Tap a setting to turn it on or off. Tap  More options to reorder Quick settings or to change the button layout. 3. Drag View all upward to close the Quick settings. Learn About Your Device 24
Learn About Your Device Customize Your Home Screen Screens Your device comes with multiple Home screens to hold app shortcuts and widgets. You can add, remove, change the order of screens, as well as choose a different main Home screen. 1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen. 2. Use these options to manage screens: Align shortcuts: Tap Align to move all apps shortcuts into a line at the top of a screen. Remove a screen: Tap Remove. Set a screen as the main Home screen: Tap Main Home screen at the top of a screen. This screen is displayed when you tap Home. Change the order of screens: Touch and hold a screen, and then drag it to a new position. Add a screen: Swipe to the end of the screens, and then tap Add. Hello Bixby: Swipe right, and tap On/Off to enable. Wallpapers and Themes Set visual themes for all system screens and icons on your device. Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with wallpaper. You can display a favorite picture or choose from preloaded wallpapers. 1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen. 2. Tap Wallpapers and themes to customize. For more information, see “Wallpapers and Themes” on page 161. 25
Widgets Widgets are simple application extensions that run on a Home screen. There are many kinds of widgets, including links to a specific contact, Internet bookmarks, Gmail and email accounts, and many others. To add a widget to a Home screen: 1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen. 2. Tap Widgets. 3. Touch and hold a widget, drag it to a Home screen, and release it. To remove a widget: 1. From a Home screen, touch and hold a widget to open the options menu. 2. Tap Remove. Removing a widget does not delete the widget, it just removes the widget from the Home screen. Home Screen Settings Customize your Home and Apps screens. 1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen. 2. Tap Home screen settings to customize: Home screen layout: Set your device to have a Home and Apps screen, or only a Home screen where all apps are located. Home screen grid: Choose a dimension option to determine how icons are arranged on the Home screen. The numbers indicate how many icons can be placed horizontally by how many icons can be placed vertically. Learn About Your Device 26
Learn About Your Device Apps screen grid: Choose a dimension option to determine how icons are arranged on the Apps screen. The numbers indicate how many icons can be placed horizontally by how many icons can be placed vertically. Apps button: Add an apps button to the Home screen for easy to access to the Apps screen. Hide apps: Select apps to hide, tap Apply. Hello Bixby settings: Configure Hello Bixby features. App Shortcuts You can use app shortcuts to launch an app from any Home screen. To add a shortcut: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Touch and hold an app shortcut to open the options menu. 3. Tap Add shortcut to home. To remove a shortcut: 1. Touch and hold an app shortcut to open the options menu. 2. Tap Remove shortcut. Removing a shortcut does not delete the app, it just removes the shortcut from the Home screen. 27
To move a shortcut from one Home screen to another: 1. Touch and hold an app shortcut to release it. 2. Drag the app shortcut to a new Home screen, and then release it. Folders Place folders on a Home screen to organize items. Create a Folder You can create an app folder on a Home screen. 1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an app shortcut and drag it on top of another app shortcut until a highlighted box appears. 2. Release the app shortcut to create the folder. Enter folder name: Enter a name for the folder. Palette: Change the color. Add apps: Place more apps in the folder. Tap apps to select them, and then tap Add. 3. Tap anywhere outside of the folder to close it. To add more apps, touch and hold an app shortcut and drag it to the folder. Remove a Folder from a Home Screen You can remove a folder that you added to a Home screen. 1. Touch and hold the folder to open the options menu. 2. Tap Delete and confirm when prompted. Learn About Your Device 28
Bixby Bixby Sees Bixby is an assistant that learns from you to help you do more. It responds to voice commands, works with select apps like email and messages, sets reminders, and can help you understand your settings and set up your Samsung devices. Bixby Talks Use voice and written commands to interact with Bixby. Bixby can help you: Make a call Send a text Change your settings Find a photo Bixby Vision is built into your camera to give you a deeper understanding of what you’re looking at. Use object/content recognition to translate, shop, or identify a landmark. For more information, see “Bixby Vision” on page 65. Bixby Recommends Bixby learns your patterns to display what you need when you need it. It uses display cards with your most recent email messages, weather, upcoming reminders, daily workout, news, and other configurable content. Bixby Reminds Use Bixby to set reminders at any time. Bixby can tell you to pick up milk on the way home, or even keep track of your place in an article online. Learn About Your Device 29
Navigation Learn the basics for how to navigate through your device. Touchscreen Navigation Please note that a touch screen responds best to a light touch from the pad of your finger or a capacitive stylus. Using excessive force or a metallic object on the touch screen may damage the tempered glass surface and void the warranty. Use the following motions and gestures on your touchscreen to navigate the device: Tap Lightly tap items to select or launch them. Tap the keyboard to enter characters or text. Tap an item to select it. Tap an app shortcut to launch the application. Double-Tap Lightly tap items twice to select or launch them. Double-tap an image to zoom in or out. Touch and Hold Touch and hold items on the screen to activate them. Touch and hold a field to display a pop-up menu of options. Swipe Lightly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across the screen. Swipe the screen to unlock the device. Swipe the screen to scroll through the Home screens or menu options. Learn About Your Device 30
Drag Touch and hold an item, and then move it to a new location. Drag an app shortcut to add it to a Home screen. Drag a widget to place it in a new location on a Home screen. Pinch and Spread Pinch the screen using your thumb and forefinger or spread by moving your fingers apart. Pinch the screen to zoom out while viewing a picture or a web page. Spread your fingers on the screen to zoom in while viewing a picture or a web page. Common Options The device uses basic command options to perform common actions.  More options: Tap to view more menu options for a screen. This often allows you to select items to delete or share. Delete: Tap to select items to delete. Share: Tap to select items to share, and then choose a sharing method. Edit: Tap to customize the screen. On/Off: Tap to turn the option on or off. ( )( )Checkbox: Tap to enable or select. When enabled, a checkmark is displayed. You can often tap a checkbox at the top of the screen to select all. Menu: Tap to view available options for the field. Learn About Your Device 31
Learn About Your Device Entering Text Text can be entered using a keyboard or by speaking. Use the Samsung Keyboard Enter text using a QWERTY keyboard. Predictive text Options Special Keys Symbol: Tap to insert symbols. Touch and hold Options for the following: Voice input: Enter text using Samsung voice input. Clipboard: Access the clipboard. Emoticon: Insert an emoticon at the cursor position. One-handed keyboard: Change the keyboard layout to accommodate use with one hand. Keyboard settings: Access keyboard settings. 32
Learn About Your Device Configure the Samsung Keyboard Use Samsung Voice Input To customize the Samsung keyboard: Instead of typing, enter text by speaking. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > General management > Language and input > Virtual keyboard > Samsung keyboard for options. Languages and types: Set the keyboard type and choose which languages are available on the keyboard. To switch between languages, slide the Space bar sideways. Predictive text: Predictive text suggests words that match your text entries, and can automatically complete common words. Predictive text can learn your personal writing style from your contacts, messages, Gmail, and social networking sites — improving its accuracy of predicting your text entries. To enable Samsung voice input: 1. Tap Voice input on the Samsung keyboard. You may need to touch and hold Options (left of the Space bar) to find it. Additional keyboard settings provide assistance with capitalization, punctuation, and much more. 2. Speak your text. 33
Learn About Your Device Configure Samsung Voice Input To customize Samsung voice input: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > General management > Language and input > Virtual keyboard > Samsung voice input for options. Add input languages: Select languages for Samsung voice input. Hide offensive words: Hide potentially offensive words with asterisks. 34
Face Recognition Use face recognition as an alternative to entering passwords in certain apps. You can set the device to use Face Recognition, to unlock the screen by recognizing your face. Face recognition is less secure than Pattern, PIN or Password. Your device could be unlocked by someone or something that looks like your image. Some conditions may affect face recognition, including wearing glasses, hats, beards, or heavy make-up. When registering your face, ensure that you are in a well-lit area and the camera lens is clean. Register a Face To use your face to unlock your device, you must set a pattern, PIN, or password. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Lock screen and security > Face recognition. 3. Follow the prompts to register your face. Face Recognition Face recognition can be used for other accounts accessed from your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Lock screen and security > Face recognition for the following options: Remove face data: Delete existing faces. Face unlock: Tap On/Off to enable or disable face recognition security. Learn About Your Device 35
Face unlock when screen turns on: Unlock your phone with face recognition as soon as the screen turns on. Fingerprint Scanner Use fingerprint recognition as an alternative to entering passwords in certain apps. You can also use your fingerprint to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account. Note: Fingerprint recognition uses the unique characteristics of each fingerprint to enhance the security of your device. The likelihood of the fingerprint sensor confusing even small areas of two different fingerprints is very low. But in rare cases, the sensor may recognize a fingerprint that is similar to a registered fingerprint. Register a Fingerprint To use your fingerprint to unlock your device, you must set a pattern, PIN, or password. You can register up to three fingerprints. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Lock screen and security > Fingerprint scanner. 3. Follow the prompts to register your fingerprint. Fingerprint Verification Fingerprint verification can be used for other accounts accessed from your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Lock screen and security > Fingerprint scanner for the following options: To rename a fingerprint, tap the fingerprint, enter a new name, and then tap Rename. Learn About Your Device 36
To add a fingerprint, tap Add fingerprint and follow the prompts to register a fingerprint and password. To delete a fingerprint, touch and hold the fingerprint, and then tap Remove. Confirm when prompted. Samsung Pass: Access your online accounts using your fingerprint. Samsung account: Verify your identity using your fingerprint when logging in to your Samsung account. Samsung Pay: Use your fingerprints to make payments quickly and securely. Fingerprint unlock: Tap On/Off to enable or disable fingerprint security. Iris Scanner Use iris recognition as an alternative to entering passwords in certain apps. You can also use your irises to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account. Warning: Some people may have dizziness, seizures, epileptic seizures or blackouts triggered by light flashes or patterns, even if they have never had a seizure or blackout before. Anyone who has had a seizure, loss of awareness, or other symptom linked to an epileptic condition, or has a family history of such symptoms or conditions, should see a doctor before using the Iris scanner. DO NOT stare directly into the infrared iris recognition LED as prolonged use can cause eye strain. Do not stare at the iris recognition LED light when your eyes are less than 20 cm (~8 inches) away from the device, for best results keep your eyes between 25‑35 cm (~10 14 inches) away for optimum recognition. Learn About Your Device 37
Note: The Iris scanner is not intended to be used as a medical device and the biometric data collected and stored locally by the mechanism is not intended to be used for any diagnostic, therapeutic, or preventative purposes. Please follow all instructions for use of this feature. Register Irises For best results, remove eyeglasses and sunglasses. Do not use the Iris scanner in bright sunlight or areas with excessive reflected light (for example, by the pool or seashore). Do not use the Iris scanner in low light. Look straight at the device (not up, down or sideways), and hold your head still for the scan. Tinted contact lenses and surgically repaired or replaced iris lenses may interfere with operation of the Iris scanner. Do not walk or operate a vehicle while using the Iris scanner. For more information, refer to the online support content or visit samsung.com/us/irisscanner. To use your eyes to unlock your device, you must set a pattern, PIN, or password. For best results, perform the set up process indoors, and remove your glasses or contact lenses. Note: To register just one of your eyes, tap the link on the setup screen to register one iris. To register your irises: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Lock screen and security > Iris scanner. 3. Follow the prompts to register your irises. Learn About Your Device 38
Iris Verification Iris verification can be used for other accounts accessed from your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Lock screen and security > Iris scanner for the following options: Remove iris data: Delete existing irises. Preview screen mask: Choose a mask to display when using the iris scanner. Samsung Pass: Use your irises to verify your identity using Internet and other supported apps. Samsung account: Enable to use your irises to verify your Samsung account when you access a feature or app that requires it. Samsung Pay: Use your irises to make payments quickly and securely. Iris unlock: Enable to unlock the device using your irises. Iris unlock when screen turns on: Unlock your phone with your irises as soon as the screen turns on. Tips for using iris recognition: View a tutorial on how to use the iris scanner. Learn About Your Device 39
Multi Window Multitask by using multiple applications at the same time. Window Controls Tap Window controls in the middle of the window border for options. Snap window: Snap the selected window to the half of the screen it occupies. Switch windows: Switch locations between Multi window apps. Open in pop-up view: Open the selected app in a pop-up window. Close app: Close the selected app. Learn About Your Device 40
Enable Multi Window 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > Multi window. To use the Recent apps key to open apps in a split screen view, tap Use Recents button. To view an app in pop-up view, tap Pop-up view action. Use Multi Window Apps that support Multi window display together on a split screen. You can switch between the apps and adjust the size of their display on the screen. Multi window is not available for all apps. 1. From any screen, touch and hold Recent apps. 2. Tap two apps that support Multi window to open them in split screen view. - or -If you are currently using an app that supports Multi window, tap another app to add it in split screen view. You can also launch recently used apps directly into Multi window view. Only applications that support Multi window have the Multi window icon. 1. Tap Recent apps. Recently used apps that support Multi window have a Multi window icon in their title bar. 2. Tap Multi window in the title bar to launch an application in split screen view. Other recently used apps that support Multi window display below the launched app. 3. Tap an app icon to add it to the split screen view. Learn About Your Device 41
Emergency Mode Emergency mode conserves your device’s remaining power when you are in an emergency situation. Emergency mode saves battery power by: Restricting application usage to only essential applications and those you select. Turning off Mobile data when the screen is off. Turning off connectivity features such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®. Activate Emergency Mode To activate Emergency mode: 1. Press and hold the Power key. 2. Tap Emergency mode. When accessing for the first time, read the Terms and conditions. If you accept them, tap the Checkbox, and then tap Agree. 3. Tap Turn on. Turn Off Emergency Mode After Emergency mode is turned off, the Location settings may stay the same as they were in Emergency mode. ► From the Emergency mode Home screen, tap More options > Turn off Emergency mode. Learn About Your Device 42
Use Emergency Mode Features While in Emergency mode, your device conserves power. The following apps and features are available on the Home screen: Flashlight: Use the device’s flash as a steady source of light. Emergency alarm: Sound an audible siren. Share my location: Send your location information to your emergency contacts. Phone: Launch the call screen. Internet: Launch the Web browser. Add: Add other available apps. -Email: Launch the Email app. -Facebook: Launch Facebook. -Maps: Launch Google Maps. Battery charge: Display estimated battery charge remaining. Estimated usage time remaining: Display estimated standby time that can be reached based on current battery charge and usage. Emergency call: Dial the emergency telephone number (for example, 911). This kind of call can be made even without activated cellular service.  More options:-Turn off Emergency mode: Disable Emergency mode and return to standard mode. -Remove: Choose apps to remove from the screen. -Manage emergency contacts: Manage your medical profile and ICE (In Case of Emergency) group contacts. -Settings: Configure the available settings. Only a limited number of settings are enabled in Emergency mode. Learn About Your Device 43
Edge Screen The Edge screen provides a variety of useful tools for notifications, information feeds, and timekeeping. Edge Panels Edge panels can be used to access apps, tasks, and contacts, as well as view news, sports, and other information on the Edge screen. To view Edge panels: ► When the screen is turned on, swipe the Edge panel handle from the edge of the screen to the center. Keep swiping to view other panels. To configure Edge panels: 1. From any screen, open the Edge screen, and then tap Edge panel settings. 2. Tap On/Off to enable the feature. The following options are available: Checkbox: Enable or disable each panel. Edit (if available): Configure individual panels by tapping. Download: Search for and download more Edge panels from Galaxy Apps.  More options > Reorder: Change the order of the panels by dragging them to the left or right.  More options > Uninstall: Remove an Edge panel from your device.  More options > Handle settings: Drag Edge panel handle to change the position of the Edge panel handle along the edge of the screen, and then configure the following Edge panel handle settings: -Position: Choose either Right or Left to set which side the Edge screen appears on. Learn About Your Device 44
-Size: Drag the slider to adjust the size of the Edge screen handle. -Transparency: Drag the slider to adjust the transparency of the Edge screen handle. -Vibration: Enable vibration when the Edge panel handle is tapped. 3. Tap Back to save changes. Apps Edge You can add up to ten apps in two columns to the Apps edge panel. To use the Apps edge: 1. When the screen is turned on, swipe the Edge panel handle from the edge of the screen to the center. Keep swiping until the Apps edge panel is displayed. 2. Tap an app to open it. To configure Apps edge: 1. From any screen, open the Edge screen, and swipe until the Apps edge panel is displayed. 2. Tap Add application to add other apps to the Apps edge. To add an app to the Apps edge, find it on the left side of the screen and tap it to add it to an available space on a column on the right. To change the order of the apps on the Edge panel, drag each app to the desired location. To remove an app, tap Delete. 3. Tap Back to save changes. Learn About Your Device 45
People Edge People edge allows you to quickly communicate with contacts in your My people list. To use People edge: 1. When the screen is turned on, swipe the Edge panel handle from the edge of the screen to the center. Keep swiping until the People edge panel is displayed. 2. Tap a contact, and tap select Messages or Call. To configure People edge: 1. From any screen, open the Edge screen, swipe until the People edge panel is displayed. 2. Tap Add contact to edit the People edge. To add a contact, tap Select contact. To remove a contact, tap Delete. To change the order of the contacts on the Edge panel, drag each contact to the desired location. 3. Tap Back to save changes. Smart Select Select an area on the screen to capture as an image or GIF animation. You can also pin a captured image to always display on the screen. To use Smart select: 1. When the screen is turned on, swipe the Edge panel handle from the edge of the screen to the center. Keep swiping until the Smart select panel is displayed. 2. Tap an option: Rectangle: Select an area in a rectangular shape. Oval: Select an area in an oval shape. Animation: Select an animated GIF. Learn About Your Device 46   
Pin to top: Pin the selection to the top of your screen. 3. Make your selection. Edge Lighting Set the Edge screen to light up when you receive calls or notifications while the phone is turned over. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Edge screen > Edge lighting. 3. Tap On/Off to enable the feature. 4. Choose one of the following options: When screen is on: Show edge lighting only when the screen is on. When screen is off: Show edge lighting only when the screen is off. Always: Show edge lighting at all times. 5. Tap Manage notifications to choose the apps that can activate Edge lighting when a notification is received. Quick Reply Reject an incoming phone call with a text message by placing your finger on the heart rate sensor for two seconds. The call is rejected, and a preset message is sent to the caller. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Edge screen. 3. Tap Edge lighting >  More options > Quick reply. 4. Tap On/Off to enable Quick reply. To edit the text reply, tap the message and use the keyboard to change the text. Learn About Your Device 47
About Edge Screen You can view the current software version and license information for the Edge screen feature. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Edge screen > About Edge screen. Learn About Your Device 48
Apps Learn how to change the way apps are displayed, organize apps into folders, and uninstall or disable apps.
Using Apps The Apps list displays all preloaded apps and apps that you downloaded. You can uninstall, disable, or hide apps from view. Access Apps You can access and launch all applications from the Apps list. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap an app’s shortcut to launch it. To return to the main Home screen, tap Home. Add an Apps Shortcut In addition to swiping to access apps, you can add an Apps button to the Home screen. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap More options > Settings > Apps button. 3. Tap Show Apps button. Download and Install New Apps Find new apps to download and install on your device. Play Store: Download new apps from the Google Play store. Visit play.google.com/store/apps to learn more. Galaxy Apps: View and download Samsung apps that are optimized for use with Galaxy devices. Visit samsung.com/levant/apps/mobile/galaxyapps to learn more. Apps 50
Uninstall Apps You can uninstall or disable apps you download and install. Preloaded apps cannot be uninstalled. Apps that are disabled are turned off and hidden from view. To uninstall an app: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Touch and hold an app to open the options menu. 3. Tap Uninstall and confirm when prompted. Organize Apps Arrange the Order App shortcuts can be listed alphabetically or in your own custom order. To change the order apps are listed: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Touch and hold an app shortcut or folder, and then drag it to a new location. To alphabetize your apps: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap  More options > Sort. 3. Tap Alphabetical order. Apps 51
Use Folders You can organize App shortcuts in a folder on an Apps list screen. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Touch and hold an app shortcut, and then drag it on top of another app shortcut until a highlighted box is displayed. 3. Release the app shortcut to create the folder. Enter folder name: Name the folder. Palette: Change the folder color. Add apps: Place more apps in the folder. Tap apps to select them, and then tap Add. 4. Tap anywhere outside of the folder to close it. To launch apps in a folder: ► Tap a folder, and then tap an app shortcut to launch it. To delete a folder: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Touch and hold a folder to delete, and then tap Delete. Confirm when prompted. To add a folder to a Home screen: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Touch and hold a folder, and then drag it to the top or bottom of the screen to move it to a Home screen. 3. Drag the folder to the desired location, and then release it. Apps 52
4. Tap  More options for the following options: Applications Settings Sort by size/name: Sort the apps by size or name. You can download and install new applications on your device. Use Application manager settings to manage your downloaded and preloaded applications. Default apps: Choose or change apps that are used by default for certain features, like email or browsing the Internet. Warning: Because this device can be configured with system software not provided by or supported by Google or any other company, you operate this software at your own risk. App permissions: Control which apps have permissions to use certain features of your device. If you have disabled apps, you can choose whether to display them. Show/Hide system apps: Show or hide system (background) apps. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. Special access: Select which apps can have special access permissions to features on your device. 2. TapSettings > Apps. 3. If you have disabled applications: Tap Menu at the top left of the screen. Reset app preferences: Reset options that have been changed. Existing app data is not deleted. Tap All apps, Enabled, or Disabled. Apps 53
5. Tap an application to view and update information about the application. The following options are displayed: Uninstall/Disable: Uninstall or disable the application. Preloaded apps can only be disabled. Force stop: Stop an app that is misbehaving. Restart your device if stopping an app, process, or service causes your device to stop working correctly. Mobile data: View mobile data usage. Battery: View battery usage since the last full charge. Storage: Manage the app’s storage usage. Memory: View memory usage. Notifications: Configure notifications from the app. Permissions: View permissions granted to the app for access to your device’s information. Set as default: Set the app as a default for a certain category of apps. Apps that can appear on top: Choose apps that can run on top of other running apps. Apps that can change system settings: Choose which apps can change system settings. Apps 54
► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, andthen tap AT&T folder > AT&T Protect Plus. AT&T Apps Enjoy these apps from AT&T. Certain apps require a data plan or paid subscription. Visit att.com to learn more or contact your service provider for additional information. AT&T Call Protect More control over nuisance calls. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap AT&T folder > AT&T Call Protect. AT&T Protect Plus Access the Mobile Protection Pack and with a paid subscription, replace your device if it is lost or damaged, locate your device if it is lost, and receive backup and device support. You must purchase the Mobile Protection Pack within 30 days of purchase/ activation of a new device. Device Help Access online information to help with your device questions. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap AT&T folder > Device Help. DIRECTV Sync your device to your DIRECTV account. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap AT&T folder > DIRECTV. Apps 55   
DIRECTV Remote Change channels, adjust the volume and schedule recordings using the Remote app. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap AT&T folder > DIRECTV Remote. DriveMode Auto reply when you are driving and do not want to answer the phone. You can auto reply to messages, emails, and phone calls. You can also allow up to five of your contacts to contact you while using DriveMode®. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap AT&T folder > DriveMode. Facebook Keep up with friends and family with the Facebook app. Share updates, photos, and videos, as well as text, chat, and play games. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap Facebook. Lookout Configure and manage key security options, such as anti-virus and anti-malware technology, a lost and stolen device locator service, an application privacy adviser, and a backup service. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap AT&T folder > Lookout. Apps 56
myAT&T Manage your AT&T account. You can review and pay your bill, check minutes and data usage, upgrade to a new device, or change your plan. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap AT&T folder > myAT&T. Setup & Transfer Transfer your contacts, call logs, messages and media when switching phones. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap AT&T folder > Setup & Transfer. Smart Limits Set limits on purchases and texts, block data and phone numbers, and view phone activity with this family smartphone manager. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap AT&T folder > Smart Limits. Uber Hire a private driver in more than 130 cities and 30 countries. Uber is an entirely new and modern way to travel. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap Uber. YP Use Yellow Pages to tap into local businesses, locations, and events, and connect to your search in real-time. Provides quick and ready access to businesses, map locations, and storage of your favorite searches. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap YP. Apps 57
Calculator The Calculator provides basic and advanced arithmetic functions. Basic Operation You can use your calculator to perform basic operations. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Calculator, and enter the first number using the numeric keys. 3. Tap the appropriate arithmetic function key, and enter the next number. 4. Tap Equals to view the result. 5. Tap Clear to clear the results. View Calculator History You can view and clear your Calculator history. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Calculator > History. To return to the calculator, tap Keypad. To clear the calculator history, tap Clear history. Convert Units of Measurement You can quickly convert units of measurement using the unit converter. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Calculator > Unit converter. 3. Select a category and use the drop down menus to choose units of measurement. 4. Enter the numeric value to view the conversion. Apps 58    
Scientific Calculator The Calculator app also provides advanced arithmetic functions. To use the Scientific calculator: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Calculator, and turn the device to landscape view. If Auto rotate is not enabled, tap Rotate screen. Apps 59  
Calendar View Calendar To choose a calendar view: Manage your events and tasks. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. Add Calendars 2. Tap Calendar > View, and then tap an option: Add existing calendars to the Calendar app. Year: Display all twelve months of this year. Swipe across the screen to display another year. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. Month and agenda: Display the current month. Swipe across the screen to display another month. Events and tasks are also displayed. 2. Tap Calendar >  More options. 3. Tap Manage calendars > Add account, and select an account type. Week: Display the current week. Swipe across the screen to display another week. 4. Enter your account information and follow the prompts. Day: Display today’s schedule by hour. Swipe across the screen to display another day. Tasks: Display all tasks. 3. Tap Today to return to the current date. Apps 60   
Create an Event You can use your Calendar to create events. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Calendar > Add to add an event. 3. Enter details for the event, and then tap Save. Share an Event You can share events you create from your Calendar. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Calendar, and tap an event to edit it. 3. Tap Share, choose a sharing method, and follow the prompts. Delete an Event You can delete events you create from your Calendar. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Calendar, and tap an event to edit it. 3. Tap Delete. Confirm when prompted. Create a Task You can use your Calendar to create tasks. Tasks are items you add to the calendar to be accomplished on a certain day. A task appears as a checklist item and is removed once you mark the task as complete. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Calendar > View > Tasks. 3. Tap Add to add a task. 4. Enter details for the task, and then tap Save. Apps 61     
Delete a Task You can delete tasks you create from your Calendar. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Calendar, and tap a day on the calendar to view the tasks for the day, or tap View > Tasks. 3. Tap the Checkbox by the task to mark it as complete and remove it from the calendar. To delete an individual task, tap the task to open it, and then tap Delete. Confirm when prompted. Calendar Settings These settings allow you to modify settings associated with using the Calendar. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Calendar >  More options > Settings. 3. Tap an option and follow the prompts. Apps 62   
Camera and Video Settings Gallery Animated filters and Beauty Take a picture Record video Switch cameras Flash Bixby Vision HDR Modes, camera, or effects Apps 63
Camera Shortcut Open the Camera by quickly pressing the Power key twice. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > Quick launch camera, and tap On/Off to enable. Take Pictures Take pictures with your device’s front or rear camera. If you have a memory card installed, pictures and videos are stored to the memory card. If no card is installed, pictures and videos are saved to your phone’s memory. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Camera, and use the display screen as a viewfinder by aiming the camera at the subject. While composing your picture, use the available options or these gestures: To focus the shot, tap the screen. When you tap the screen, a brightness scale is displayed. Slide the light bulb up or down to adjust the brightness. To add an effects filter, swipe to the left and tap a preview filter to apply it to the screen. To add a shooting mode, swipe to the right and select a mode. To quickly switch between the front and rear cameras, swipe the screen up or down. To add a camera setting, tap a Quick settings icon or Settings. 3. Tap Take a picture to take the picture. Apps 64
Bixby Vision Turn on Bixby Vision and point your camera at an object or location to search for products online, discover new places nearby, or translate text. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Camera > Bixby Vision and follow the prompts. Record Videos Record high-quality videos using your phone. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Camera, and aim the camera at your subject, and then tap Record. The following actions are available: Tap Capture to take a picture while recording. Tap Pause to pause recording. Tap Resume to resume recording. Tap Stop to stop recording. Video Enhancer Enhance the image quality of your videos. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > Video enhancer. 3. Tap On/Off to enable this feature. Configure Shooting Mode Several visual effects are available. Some modes are not available when taking self-portraits. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Camera, and swipe to the right for the Mode options. Each section indicates which camera (front or rear) the modes are available for. Apps 65
Rear camera Auto: Allow the camera to evaluate the surroundings and determine the ideal mode for the picture. Pro: Manually adjust the ISO sensitivity, exposure value, white balance, and color tone while taking pictures. Panorama: Create a linear image by taking pictures in either a horizontal or vertical direction. Slow motion: Record videos at a high frame rate for viewing in slow motion. You can play a specific section of each video in slow motion after recording it. Hyperlapse: Create your own time lapse video by recording at various frame rates. The frame rate is automatically adjusted depending on the scene being recorded and the movement of the device. Food: Take pictures that emphasize the vivid colors of food. Front camera Selfie: Take selfie shots and apply various effects, such as an airbrushed effect. Wide selfie: Take wide-angle selfie shots to fit more people into your pictures. Common Selective focus: Change the focus of pictures after they have been taken. You can focus on subjects near to the camera, far away from the camera, or both. Virtual shot: Create multi-directional views of objects. Download: Download additional shooting modes from the Galaxy Apps store.  More options: See more options for the camera modes. Apps 66
Share Pictures and Videos The Gallery application lets you share pictures and videos on your social networks and messaging apps. You can also send them to another phone or your computer using Bluetooth. For more information, see “Share Pictures and Videos” on page 86. Camera Settings You can adjust your camera’s settings using the icons on the main camera screen and the full camera settings menu. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Camera > Settings to configure settings for the Camera. Available options vary depending on the camera or recording mode used. Rear camera Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution pictures take up more memory. Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution videos take up more memory. Tracking AF: Focus on and track a subject selected on the preview screen. Shape correction: Correct distortion in pictures automatically. Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos. Front camera Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution pictures take up more memory. Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution videos take up more memory. Apps 67
Save pictures as previewed: Save the self-portrait or self-recording as viewed on the camera screen, not as flipped images. Ways to take pictures: - Tap screen: Tap the screen to take selfies. -Show palm: Hold your hand out with your palm facing the camera to have your picture taken in a few seconds. -Tap heart rate sensor: Once your face has been recognized, tap the heart rate sensor to take a selfie. Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos. Common Motion photo: Create a short video by taking pictures. Video stabilization: Activate anti-shake. Anti-shake helps to keep the focus steady when the camera is moving. Grid lines: Display viewfinder grid lines to help composition when selecting subjects. Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to the picture. Review pictures: Set to show pictures after taking them. Quick launch: Open camera by pressing the Power key twice in quick succession. Voice control: Take pictures by saying “Smile,” “Cheese,” “Capture,” or “Shoot,” or record videos by saying “Record video.” Floating Camera button: Add an extra camera button that you can move anywhere on the screen in Auto and Selfie modes. Storage location: Select the memory location for storage. This option only appears if an optional memory card (not included) is installed. Apps 68
Volume key function: Use the Volume key as the camera key, the record key, a zoom key, or for system volume. Shutter sound: Play a tone when you take a picture. Reset settings: Reset the camera settings. Apps 69
Clock The Clock app offers features for keeping track of time and setting alarms. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Clock, and tap a tab to use a feature: Alarm: Set an alarm to ring at a specific time. World clock: View the time of day or night in other parts of the world. World clock displays time in hundreds of different cities, within all 24 time zones around the world. Stopwatch: Measure intervals of time. Timer: Use a timer to count down to an event based on a preset time length (hours, minutes, and seconds). Alarm Set an alarm to ring at a specific time. Create an Alarm Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or recurring alarms, and choose options for how to be notified. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Clock > Add alarm. 3. Tap the following items to configure an alarm: Date: Choose the day for this alarm. Time: Set a time for the alarm. Repeat: Choose when to repeat the alarm. Alarm name: Enter a name for the alarm. Snooze: Allow snoozing. Set interval and repeat values for the alarm while snoozing. Apps 70
Alarm tone and volume: Choose a sound to play for the alarm, and drag the slider to set the volume of the alarm. Vibration: Choose whether the alarm uses vibration alert. Read time aloud: Read the time aloud when the alarm rings. 4. Tap Save to save the alarm. Delete an Alarm You can delete an alarm that you created. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Clock, and find the alarm in the alarm list (under Alarm), and then touch and hold it to select it. 3. Tap Delete. World Clock The World clock lets you keep track of the current time in multiple cities around the globe. To list a city on the main World clock screen: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Clock > World clock. 3. Tap Add city. 4. Tap Search and enter the name of the city. 5. Tap the city name in the list, and tap Add. To remove a city from the main World clock screen: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Clock > World clock. 3. Find the city to remove, and then touch and hold it to select it. 4. Tap Delete. Apps 71
Stopwatch The Stopwatch lets you time events down to a hundredth of a second. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Clock > Stopwatch and use the following options: Start: Begin timing. Stop: Stop timing. Lap: Keep track of lap times. Resume: Continue timing after stopping the clock. Reset: Reset the Stopwatch to zero. Timer The Timer provides a countdown timer for up to 99 hours, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Clock > Timer. 3. Use the keypad and tap Hours, Minutes, and Seconds to set the length of the Timer. The following options are available: Start: Begin the Timer. Pause: Pause the Timer. Resume: Resume the Timer. Cancel: Stop the Timer. Apps 72
Choose a storage account for the contact. You can store the contact on the device or sync it with an account. Contacts Store and manage your contacts with the Contacts app, which can be synchronized with a variety of your existing personal accounts. TapContact photo to assign a picture to the new contact. For more information on connecting with and managing your accounts through your device, see Enter a name and other contact information. “Add an Account” on page 187. -Tap Add field to enter additional entries. Note: The Contacts app is different from the Contacts tab in the Phone app. Although both list the contacts in your phone and accounts, the available options and functions are different. -Tap Remove field to remove an entry. -Tap View more for additional fields. -Tap the label to the right of an entry to choose a label for the field (for example, Home or Work). Add a Contact Tap Scan business card to import contact information from a business card through the device’s camera. Use the following procedure to add a new contact. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts > Create contact, and then tap contact fields to enter information. 3. Tap Save. Apps 73
Edit a Contact When editing a contact, you can tap a field and change or delete the information, or you can add more fields to the contact’s list of information. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts, and then tap the contact to select it. 3. Tap Details > Edit. 4. Tap any of the fields to add, change, or delete information. 5. Tap Save. Share, Import, or Export Contacts When you share a contact, the contact’s information is sent as a vCard file (VCF) or as a text file. You can share a vCard using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct, attach it to a message, or save it to a storage location. Share a Contact 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts, and then tap the contact to select it. 3. Tap Details > Share. 4. Choose whether to send the contact as a vCard file (VCF) or as a Text. 5. Choose a sharing method and follow the prompts. Import Contacts Your phone can import contacts from an installed memory card (not included). 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts >  More options > Manage contacts. 3. Tap Import/Export contacts. 4. Tap Import and follow the prompts. Apps 74
Export Contacts If you are saving contacts to an account that does not automatically back them up to the Cloud, you can manually back them up to an optional installed memory card for re-import if needed. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts >  More options > Manage contacts. 3. Tap Import/Export contacts. 4. Tap Export and follow the prompts. Link or Unlink Contacts When you have contacts from various accounts, you may have multiple similar entries for a single contact. Contacts lets you link multiple entries into a single contact. To link contacts: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts, and then tap the contact to select it. 3. Tap Details >  More options > Link contacts. 4. Tap contacts to choose them. 5. Tap Link. To unlink contacts: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts, and then tap the contact to select it. 3. Tap Details >  More options > Manage linked contacts. 4. Tap Disconnect beside contacts to unlink them from the main contact. Apps 75
Mark Contacts as Favorites When you mark contacts as favorites, they are easily accessible from other apps. Favorites display together on the Favorites tab in the Phone app. To mark contacts as Favorites: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts, and then tap the contact to select it. 3. Tap Details. 4. Tap Add to Favorites (the star brightens). To remove contacts from Favorites: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts, and then tap the contact to select it. 3. Tap Details. 4. Tap Remove from Favorites (the star dims). Delete Contacts You can delete a single contact or choose multiple contacts to delete. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts, and then touch and hold a contact to select it. You can also tap other contacts or tap the All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all contacts. 3. Tap Delete, and then confirm when prompted. Groups You can use groups to organize your contacts. Your device comes with preloaded groups, and you can create your own. You might create a group for your family, for coworkers, or a team. Groups make it easy to find contacts, and you can send messages to the members of a group. Apps 76
Create a Group You can create your own contact groups. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts >  More options > Groups. 3. Tap Create, and then tap fields to enter information about the group: Group name: Enter a name for the new group. Group ringtone: Customize the sounds for the group. Add member: Select contacts to add to the new group, and then tap Done. 4. Tap Save. Add to or Remove Contacts from a Group You can add more contacts to a group, or remove contacts. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts >  More options > Groups, and then tap a group. 3. Tap Edit. To add a contact, tap Add member, and then tap the contacts you want to add. When finished, tap Done. To remove a contact, tap Delete next to a contact. 4. Tap Save. Send a Message to a Group You can send a text message to members of a group. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts >  More options > Groups, and then tap a group. 3. Tap  More options > Send message. Apps 77
Send an Email to a Group You can send an email to members of a group. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts >  More options > Groups, and then tap a group. 3. Tap  More options > Send email. 4. Tap contacts to select them, or tap the All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all, and then tap Done. Only group members that have an email address in their records are displayed. 5. Choose an email account and follow the prompts. Delete a Group Preset groups cannot be deleted. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts >  More options > Groups, and then tap a group. 3. Tap  More options > Delete. 4. Tap Group only to only delete the group or tap Group and members to delete the group and the contacts in the groups. Contacts Settings These settings allow you to modify settings associated with using the Contacts app. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Contacts >  More options > Settings. 3. Tap an option and follow the prompts. Apps 78
Email Use the Email app to view and manage all your email accounts in one app. To add an email account, see “Add an Email Account” on page 13. To access Email: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Email. Create and Send an Email This section describes how to create and send an email using the Email app. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Email > Compose new email. 3. Tap the To field to manually add an email address or tap Add from Contacts to select a recipient from Contacts or Groups. If manually entering recipients, enter additional recipients by separating each entry with a semicolon (;). More recipients can be added at any time before the message is sent. If adding a recipient from your Contacts, tap the contact to place a checkmark, and then tap Done. The contact is displayed in the recipients field. Tap Show additional fields to add Cc and Bcc fields. 4. Tap the Subject and Message fields to enter text. Tap Attach to add files, images, audio, and more to your email. Tap  More options for additional email options. 5. Review your message and tap Send. Apps 79
Manage the Inbox There are several tools available from the Inbox screen. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Email. Tap a message to read and reply or forward it. Tap Search to search for key words in your email inbox. Tap Edit for additional message options like sorting, deleting, sharing and more. Tap Sort by to customize how messages display. View Multiple Email Accounts You can view email you receive for multiple accounts on the Combined inbox screen or you can view email accounts individually. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Email. 3. Tap Mailbox at the top left of the screen to view the current account mailbox. 4. Tap the account name to view: All accounts: View all email in a combined inbox. [Account Name]: View email for only one email account. Apps 80
Remove Email Accounts To remove an email account: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Email. 3. Tap Mailbox > Settings. 4. Tap the account you want to remove. 5. Tap Remove. Confirm when prompted. Email Settings These settings allow you to modify settings associated with using the Email app. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Email. 3. Tap Mailbox > Settings. Under General, tap an option, and then follow the prompts. Tap an account to configure specific settings for only that account. Apps 81
Galaxy Apps Samsung Galaxy Apps provides a quick and easy way to find and download free premium apps that are compatible with your Galaxy device. A Samsung account is required to purchase and download apps. To access the Samsung Galaxy Apps website: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Galaxy Apps. Apps 82
Gallery View, edit, and manage pictures and videos. View Pictures Launching Gallery displays available folders. When another app, such as Email, saves a picture, a Download folder is automatically created to contain the image. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Gallery, and tap Pictures, Albums, or Stories to choose the way items are displayed. 3. Tap a picture to view it, or first tap an album or folder, and then tap a picture. 4. When viewing a picture: Swipe left or right to view the next or previous picture. Tap Favorite to mark the picture as a favorite, and then access it from the Favorites album. To start a slideshow with pictures and videos in the current folder, tap  More options > Slideshow. To set the picture as the photo for a contact, tap  More options > Set as profile picture. To set the picture as wallpaper, tap  More options > Set as wallpaper. To set a picture as the Always On Display, tap  More options > Set as Always On Display image. To send the picture to your connected printer, tap   More options > Print. Apps 83
Bixby Vision Turn on Bixby Vision to find products online, discover new places nearby, or translate text. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Gallery, and tap Pictures, Albums, or Stories to choose the way items are displayed. 3. Tap a picture to view it, or first tap an album or folder, and then tap a picture. 4. Tap Bixby Vision and follow the prompts. Edit Pictures You can edit pictures stored on your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. TapGallery, and tap an picture to view it. Details: View and edit information about the image, including the date created, location, and properties. Auto adjust: Apply adjustments determined by built-in correction software. Edit: View and use the editing tools.  More options > Rotate left or Rotate right torotate the picture. Apps 84
Play Video You can play videos stored on your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Gallery, and tap a folder or category to open it. 3. Tap a video to view it. 4. Tap Play video to play the video. Edit Video You can trim segments of a video. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Gallery, and tap a video to view it. 3. Tap Edit and tap an option: Trim: Cut segments of the video. Effects: Add visual effects to the video. Audio: Adjust the volume levels and add background music to the video. Movie Maker: Download Movie Maker to edit your multimedia files. 4. Tap Save, and then confirm when prompted to save your new video. Apps 85
Share Pictures and Videos You can share pictures and videos from your Gallery. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Gallery, and tap a folder to open it. 3. In a folder, tap  More options > Share, select pictures and videos, and then tap Share to send them to others or share them with social network services. – or – While viewing a single picture or video, tap Share to send it to others or share it with social network services. Direct Share Share content with specific people directly using the sharing panel from within any app. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > Direct share, and tap On/Off to enable. Once enabled, contacts you have shared with in the past will appear as icons in the Share window for each app. Apps 86
Delete Pictures and Videos You can delete pictures and videos stored on your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Gallery, and tap a folder to open it. 3. Tap  More options > Edit. 4. Tap pictures and videos to select them, or tap the All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all pictures and videos. 5. Tap Delete, and confirm when prompted. – or – When viewing a single picture or video, tap Delete. Take a Screenshot Capture an image of your screen. It will automatically create a Screenshots album in the Gallery app. ► From any screen, press and hold the Power and Volume down keys. Screenshot Options 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features. 3. Tap On/Off to enable each of the following: Smart capture: Capture an image of any scrollable areas of the screen that are currently hidden, as well as the area that is visible, and crop and share the screenshot immediately. Palm swipe to capture: Capture an image of the screen by swiping the edge of your hand across it, from side to side, keeping in contact with the screen. Apps 87
Google Apps Enjoy these apps from Google. Certain apps require a Google Account. Visit google.com to learn more. Android Pay Pay with your Android phone at over one million store locations across the US and within mobile apps. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Android Pay. Visit support.google.com/androidpay to learn more about Android Pay. Chrome Browse the Internet and bring your open tabs, bookmarks and address bar data from your computer to your mobile device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Chrome. Visit support.google.com/chrome to learn more about Chrome. Drive Open, view, rename, and share your Google Docsand files. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Google folder > Drive. Visit support.google.com/drive to learn more about Google Drive. Apps 88
Duo Make one-to-one video calls. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Google folder > Duo. Visit support.google.com/duo to learn more about Google Duo. Gmail Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based email service. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Google folder > Gmail. Visit support.google.com/mail to learn more. Google Search not only the Internet, but also the apps and contents of your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Google. Maps Find your current location and get directions and other location-based information. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. TapMaps. Visit support.google.com/maps to learn more. You must enable location services to use Google Maps. For more information, see “Location” on page 138. Apps 89
Photos Automatically backs up your photos and videos to your Google Account. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Google folder > Photos. Visit support.google.com/photos to learn more about Google Photos. Play Movies & TV Watch movies and TV shows purchased from Google Play. You can stream them instantly or download them for viewing when you are not connected to the Internet. You can also view videos saved on your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Google folder > Play Movies & TV. Visit play.google.com/store/movies to learn more. Play Music Play music and audio files on your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Play Music.Visit support.google.com/music to learn more. Play Store Find new apps, movies and TV shows, music, books, magazines, and games in Google Play store. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Play Store. Visit support.google.com/play to learn more. Apps 90
YouTube View and upload YouTubevideos right from your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap YouTube. Visit support.google.com/youtube to learn more. Apps 91
Internet Access the Internet with a fully-featured web browser. To access the Internet: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Internet. Command Keys The following command keys are available: Add to Bookmarks: Add the current web page to bookmarks or as a shortcut on the Home screen. Refresh: Refresh or reload the current web page. Back or Back: Return to the previous page. Forward: Go forward to a recent page. Home: Display your Internet Home screen. Bookmarks: Manage bookmarked pages, saved pages, and history. Tabs: Manage open tabs. The number on the icon indicates the number of tabs that are currently open. View a Web Site To view a web site: ► Tap the address field, enter the web address, and then tap Go on the keyboard. To zoom in or out: ► Tap the screen twice or pinch the screen to zoom out. Stretch the screen to zoom in. Apps 92
Browser Tabs Use tabs to view multiple web pages at the same time. To open a new tab: ► TapTabs > New tab. To close a tab: 1. Tap Tabs. 2. Tap Close tab by the tabs you want to close. Bookmarks The Bookmarks page stores Bookmarks, Saved pages, and History. Save and Open Bookmarks Bookmarking a web page saves the web address so that you can access it quickly. To bookmark the current web page: 1. Tap Add to Bookmarks. – or – Tap More options > Add to Bookmarks. 2. Type a title for the bookmark and tap Save. To open a bookmarked web page: 1. Tap Bookmarks > Bookmark. 2. Tap a bookmark entry. Apps 93
Saved Pages Saving a web page stores the web page content on your device so that you can access it offline. To save the current web page: ► Tap More options > Save webpage. To view saved web pages: 1. Tap Bookmarks > Saved pages. 2. Tap a saved page to open it in the browser. View History To view a list of recently visited web pages: ► Tap Bookmarks > History. Share Pages To share a web page address with others: ► Tap More options > Share, and follow the prompts. Secret Mode Pages viewed in Secret mode are not listed in your browser history or search history, and leave no traces (such as cookies) on your device. Secret tabs are a darker shade than the normal tab windows. Any downloaded files remain on your device after you close the secret tab. To enable Secret mode: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Internet. 3. Tap Tabs. 4. Tap Turn on secret mode. 5. Tap Set password to protect your Secret mode data with a password. – or – Tap Don’t use password. Apps 94
To turn off Secret mode: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Internet. 3. Tap Tabs > Turn off secret mode. Internet Settings These settings allow you to modify settings associated with using the Internet app. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Internet. 3. Tap More options > Settings. 4. Tap an option and follow the prompts. Apps 95
Messages Learn how to send and receive different messages using the Samsung Messages app on your device. Types of Messages The Samsung Messages app provides the following message types: Text Messages (SMS) Multimedia Messages (MMS) The Short Message Service (SMS) lets you send and receive text messages to and from other mobile phones or email addresses. To use this feature, you may need to subscribe to your service provider’s message service. The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you send and receive multimedia messages (such as picture, video, and audio messages) to and from other mobile phones or email addresses. To use this feature, you may need to subscribe to your service provider’s multimedia message service. Messaging icons are displayed at the top of the screen and indicate when messages are received and their type. Apps 96
Create and Send Messages This section describes how to create and send a message using the Messages app. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Messages > Compose. 3. Tap contacts, if desired, and then tap Compose. Tap the Recipient field to manually enter a recipient. You can also select the recipient based on Groups or recent calls. Enter additional recipients by separating each entry with a semicolon (;) and then using the previous procedure. More recipients can be added at any time before the message is sent. 4. Tap the Enter message field to enter a message. Attach: Add images, audio, and more to your message. Emoticon: Choose an available emoticon from the list and add it into your message at the cursor location. 5. Review the message and tap Send. Note: If you exit a message before you send it, the message is automatically saved as a draft. Apps 97
Send SOS Messages Send a message with your location to designated contacts when you are in an emergency situation. To enable SOS messages: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > Send SOS messages, and then tap On/Off to enable this feature. 3. Tap Send messages to > Add and add recipients by creating new contacts or selecting from Contacts. To include a picture from your front and rear camera in your SOS messages, tap Attach pictures. To include a 5 second audio recording in your SOS message, tap Attach audio recording. To send an SOS message: ► Press the Power key quickly three times. View New Messages When you receive a new message, New message appears on the Status bar. To view the message: ► Open the Notification panel and tap the message. For more information, see “Notification Panel” on page 22. – or – From a Home screen, tap Messages, and then tap the new message to view it. To play a multimedia message attachment (audio or video), tap Play. To scroll through the list of messages, swipe up or down the page. Apps 98
Delete Messages To delete messages, follow these steps: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Messages >  More options > Edit. 3. Tap each message you want to delete or tap the All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all messages. 4. Tap Delete and confirm when prompted. Message Search You can search through your messages by using the Message Search feature. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Messages > Search. 3. Enter a word or phrase to search for, and then tap Search on the keyboard. Messages Settings Configure the settings for text messages, multimedia messages, push messages, and more. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Messages >  More options > Settings. Emergency Alerts This device is designed to receive wireless emergency alerts from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System (CMAS), which may also be known as the Personal Localized Alerting Network (PLAN). For more information, contact your wireless provider. Emergency alerts allows customers to receive geographically-targeted messages. Alert messages notify customers of imminent threats to their safety within their area. There is no charge for receiving an Emergency alert message. Apps 99
There are three types of Emergency alerts: Alerts issued by the President Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life (extreme and severe) AMBER alerts (missing child alert) Users may choose not to receive Imminent alerts (extreme and severe) and AMBER alerts. Note: Alerts issued by the President cannot be disabled. To disable Imminent and AMBER alerts: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Messages >  More options > Settings > Emergency alert settings. 3. Tap Emergency alerts. All alerts are enabled (on) by default. 4. Tap an alert option to disable it. Apps 100
My Files Access files stored on your device, including images, videos, music, and sound clips. To view files in My Files: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > My Files. 3. Tap a category to view the relevant files or folders. 4. Tap a file or folder to open it. File Groups Files stored in the device are organized into the following groups: Recent files: View recently accessed files. -This option appears if one or more files have been accessed recently. Categories -Images: View image files. -Audio: View audio files. -Videos: View video files. -Documents: View document files. -Downloads: View all apps and files that have been downloaded to the device. -Installation files: View all APK files. Phone storage -Internal storage: View folders and files located on the device. - SD card: View folders and files located on the optional SD card (not included). Apps 101
Cloud storage -Samsung Cloud Drive: Use a Samsung account for cloud storage. - Google Drive: Use a Google account for cloud storage. Note: Cloud drives vary depending on the services you sign in to. My Files Options Use My File options to search, edit, clear file history, and more. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > My Files. The following options are available: Search: Search for a file or folder.  More options: Tap for the following options: -Clear recent file history: Clear the Recent files category. This option only appears if files have been accessed recently. -Get more space: View storage information for your device. -Settings: View settings for the My Files app. Apps 102
Phone More options Voicemail Hide the keypad Call Video call Apps 103
Make a Call You can make a call from a Home screen. Using the Dialer 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. 2. Enter a number on the keypad and tap Call. Tap Keypad if the keypad is not displayed. From Contacts Swipe a contact or number to the right to make a call or send a message. To enable this feature: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > Swipe to call or send messages. 3. Tap On/Off to enable this feature. To make a call from Contacts: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps > Contacts. 2. Swipe your finger across a contact to the right to call the contact. From Recents All incoming, outgoing, and missed calls are recorded in the Call log. If the number or caller is listed in your contacts list, the associated name is also displayed. 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. 2. Tap Recents. A list of recent calls is displayed. 3. Tap a contact, and then tap Call. Apps 104
Direct Calls Call the contact whose call log, message, or contact details are currently on the screen by bringing the device close to your ear. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > Direct call, and tap On/Off to enable. Answer a Call When a call is received, the phone rings and the caller’s phone number or name is displayed, if it is stored in the Contacts list. ► On the incoming call screen, drag Answer to the right to answer the call. If you are using an app, a pop-up screen is displayed for the incoming call. ► On the incoming call pop-up screen, tap Answer to answer the call. Decline a Call ► On the incoming call screen, drag Decline to the left to reject the call and send it to your voicemail. If you are using an app, a pop-up screen is displayed for the incoming call. ► Tap Decline to reject the call and send it to your voicemail. Decline with Message ► On the incoming call screen, drag Send message upward and select a message. If you are using an app, a pop-up screen is displayed for the incoming call. ► Tap Send message and select a message. End a Call To finish your call: ► Tap End when you are ready to end your call. Apps 105
While on a Call Adjust the Call Volume ► Press the Volume keys to increase or decrease the volume. – or – Tap More options > Turn on extra volume to quickly add more volume to the incoming audio. Multitasking If you exit the call screen and return to a Home screen, your active call is indicated by Call on the Status bar. This lets you continue with your current call and do something else, such as access the contacts list, view a recent email, or locate a picture. To return to the call screen: ► Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification panel, and then tap Call notification. To end a call from any application: ► Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification panel, and then tap End call. Switch to Headset or Speaker Listen to the call using the speaker or through a Bluetooth headset (not included). ► Tap Speaker to hear the caller using the speaker. – or – Tap Bluetooth to hear the caller using a Bluetooth headset. Apps 106
Call Log The numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or missed are stored in the Call log. 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. 2. Tap Recents. A list of recent calls is displayed. If the caller is in your Contacts list, the caller’s name is displayed. Save a Contact from a Recent Call Use recent call information to create a contact or update your Contacts list. 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. 2. Tap Recents. 3. Tap the call that contains the information that you want to save to your Contacts list. 4. Tap Details. 5. Tap Create contact. – or – If you want to replace the number for an existing contact, tap Update existing. Delete Call Records To delete Call log entries: 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. 2. Tap Recents. 3. Touch and hold the call you want to delete from the Call log. 4. Tap Delete. Apps 107
Block a Number Create a Speed Dial You can assign 999 speed dial numbers. By adding a caller to your Block list, future calls from this number are sent directly to your voicemail, and messages are not received. 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. 2. Tap Recents. 3. Tap the caller you want to add to the Block list. 4. Tap Details > More options > Block contact. Confirm when prompted. You can also modify the Block list in Settings: ► From a Home screen, tap Phone > More options > Settings > Block numbers. Speed Dial You can assign a shortcut number to a contact for speed dialing their default number. 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. Tap Keypad if the keypad is not displayed. 2. Tap More options > Speed dial. The Speed dial screen displays the reserved speed dial numbers. 3. Tap an unassigned number. Tap Menu to select a different Speed dial number than the next one in sequence. Number1 is reserved for Voicemail. 4. Type in a name or number, or tap Add from Contacts to assign a contact to the number. The selected contact is displayed in the Speed dial number box. Apps 108
Make a Call with Speed Dial You can make a call using Speed dial. 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. Tap Keypad if the keypad is not displayed. 2. Touch and hold the Speed dial number. If the Speed dial number is more than one digit long, enter the first digits, and then hold the last digit. Remove a Speed Dial Number You can remove an assigned Speed dial number. 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. 2. Tap More options > Speed dial. 3. Find the contact to remove from Speed dial. 4. Tap Remove. Emergency Calls You can dial the emergency telephone number in your region regardless of the phone’s cellular service status. Make an Emergency Call You can dial the emergency telephone number from your phone whether or not cellular service has been activated. If your phone is not activated, you can only make an emergency call. 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. 2. Enter the emergency telephone number (911 in North America) and tap Call. 3. Complete your call. During this type of call, you have access to most in-call features. Apps 109
Make an Emergency Call from a Locked Screen The emergency telephone number can be dialed even if the phone is locked, allowing anyone to use your phone to call for help in an emergency. When accessed from a locked screen, only the emergency calling feature is accessible to the caller. The rest of the phone remains secured. 1. Drag Phone upward to open the call screen. 2. Tap Emergency call to display the Emergency dialer. 3. Enter the emergency telephone number (911 in North America) and tap Call. 4. Complete your call. During this type of call, you have access to most in-call features. Voicemail Use your phone’s voicemail feature. For information on setting up voicemail, see “Set Up YourVoicemail” on page 14. 1. From the Home screen, tap Phone > Voicemail. You may be prompted to enter a password. 2. Follow the voice prompts from the voicemail center. Apps 110
Optional Calling Services Place a Multi-Party Call If your service plan supports this feature, you can make another call while a call is in progress. 1. From the active call, tap Add call to dial the second call. 2. Dial the new number and tap Call. When the call is answered: Tap Swap to switch between the two calls. Tap Merge to hear both callers at once (multi-conferencing). Video Calls To make Video calls: 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone. 2. Enter a number and tap Video call. Note: Not all devices support video calling. The receiver has the option to accept the video call or answer the call as a regular voice call. Wi-Fi Calling You can make calls over Wi-Fi when you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. Wi-Fi Calling is a service provided by your wireless service provider. Please contact your wireless service provider for details on cost and functionality. Apps 111
To configure Wi-Fi Calling: Phone Settings 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. To access settings: 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi Calling. ► From a Home screen, tap Phone > More options > Settings.3. Tap On/Off to enable this feature. 4. Tap an option to customize your preferences for calling: Wi-Fi Preferred Cellular Network Preferred Never use Cellular Network 5. Tap  More options to view a tutorial or top questions about Wi-Fi Calling. Apps 112
Samsung Connect Control your devices by monitoring them in one place. Check the status of your devices by looking at the dashboard. Note: Non-Samsung connected device errors or defects are not covered by the Samsung warranty; contact the non-Samsung device manufacturer for support. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Connect, and sign in with your Samsung account. 3. Follow the prompts to begin using Samsung Connect. Samsung Gear Connect your device to your Samsung Gear using this application. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Gear. Apps 113
Samsung Health Use Samsung Health to plan, track, and manage your health goals and activities, including exercise, sleep, and meals. Caution: The information gathered from this device, Samsung Health, or related software is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease. The accuracy of the information and data provided by this device and its related software, including heart rate readings, may be affected by factors such as environmental conditions, skin condition, specific activity performed while using/wearing the device, settings of the device, user configuration/ user-provided information, placement of the sensor on the body, and other end-user interactions. For more information on proper wear and use, see samsung.com/us/heartratesensor. To access Samsung Health: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Health, and read and accept the terms and conditions. 3. Set up your health profile and goals. Before You Start Exercising This app can be used to monitor your exercise. While moderate physical activity, such as brisk walking, is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program, particularly if you have any of the following conditions: Heart disease; Asthma or lung disease; Diabetes, or liver or kidney disease; Arthritis. Apps 114  
You should also check with your doctor if you have symptoms suggestive of heart, lung, or other serious disease, such as: Pain or discomfort in your chest, neck, jaw, or arms during physical activity; Dizziness or loss of consciousness; Shortness of breath with mild exertion or at rest, or when lying down or going to bed; Ankle swelling, especially at night; A heart murmur or a rapid or pronounced heartbeat; Muscle pain when walking upstairs or up a hill that goes away when you rest. Finally, the American College of Sports Medicine recommends that you see your doctor before engaging in vigorous exercise if two or more of the following apply: You are a man older than age 45 or a woman older than age 55; You have a family history of heart disease before age 55; You smoke or quit smoking in the past six months; You have not exercised for three months or more; You are overweight or obese; You have high blood pressure or high cholesterol; You have impaired glucose tolerance, also called prediabetes. When in Doubt — Check It Out If you are unsure of your health status, have several health problems, or are pregnant, you should speak with your doctor before starting a new exercise program. Working with your doctor ahead of time is a good way to plan an exercise program that is right and safe for you. Consider it the first step on your path to physical fitness. Apps 115
Samsung Notes Use Samsung Notes to write and save notes. Compose a Note You can create notes using the Samsung Notes app. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Notes. 3. Tap Create and type a note. Available options include: Text: Use the keyboard to type text. Pen: Use your finger or a stylus (not included) to write text. Brush: Create a drawing. Image: Insert an image into the note. Voice: Use your voice to insert text into the note. 4. Tap Save when finished. Edit Notes You can make edits to notes you create. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Notes. 3. Tap a note to view it. 4. Tap the content and make edits. 5. When you are finished, tap Save. Browse Notes You can browse notes you create. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Notes. Browse note entries by swiping up or down. To search for a note, tap Search. Apps 116
Notes Options You can edit, share, or manage notes. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Notes. 3. While browsing notes, tap  More options for the following options: Edit: Select notes to share, delete, or move. Sort by: Change the way notes are organized. List/Grid view: Switch between List view and Grid view. Settings: View settings for the Samsung Notes app. Apps 117
Samsung Pay Samsung Payis the new way to pay with your Samsung Galaxy device. It is simple, secure and works in more stores than any other mobile payment service. Samsung Pay is accepted almost anywhere you can swipe or tap your credit card. Note: Make sure the NFC feature is enabled on your device. For more information, see “NFC and Payment” on page 133. Note: For added security, your credit and debit card information is not stored on a cloud service. If you are using the Samsung Pay app on multiple devices, you must sign in to the app and add all payment cards on each device. Set Up Samsung Pay Samsung Pay is secure, easy to set up, and simple to use with your Samsung Galaxy device. To set up Samsung Pay: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung Pay, and tap Start and follow the prompts. Note: You must log in to your Samsung account or create a new Samsung account to use Samsung Pay. Apps 118
Simple Pay Access Samsung Pay from the Screen off, Lock Screen or Home screen using Simple Pay. To customize Simple Pay: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung Pay. 3. Tap More options > Settings > Use Favorite Cards. 4. Tap On/Off to enable Simple Pay on each screen. To use Simple Pay: 1. From any screen, swipe up from the bottom of the screen. Your payment card and Simple Pay are displayed. 2. Drag the card down to close Simple Pay. Use Samsung Pay Use Samsung Pay quickly and conveniently whenever you have your device with you. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Samsung Pay. – or – From any screen, swipe up from the bottom of the screen. 3. Select a card to pay with and authorize payments by scanning your finger on the fingerprint sensor or entering your Samsung Pay PIN. 4. Hold your phone over the store’s card reader. When your payment is complete, a receipt is sent to your registered email. Apps 119
Use Gift Cards with Samsung Pay Purchase, send, and redeem gift cards from an expanding selection of your favorite retailers. To view the list of supported retailers: 1. Visit samsung.com/us/samsung-pay. 2. Scroll down to “Gift cards” and click the See merchants link. Secure Your Information Samsung Pay is designed with the latest security technology and works on most recent Samsung Galaxy devices. Payments are authorized with your fingerprint or PIN and each transaction uses a unique token each time, so your device only allows payments with your consent. If your device is ever lost, you can use the Find My Mobile function to remotely wipe your data for even more protection. For more information, see “Find My Mobile” on page 179. For more information about Samsung Pay, visit: samsung.com/SamsungPay. For Samsung Pay support, visit: samsung.com/us/support/owners/app/samsung-pay. Apps 120
Samsung+ Get live help, discover new features, and unlock promotions for your Samsung device. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap Samsung folder > Samsung+. Visit samsung.com/us/samsung-plus to learn more. Secure Folder Lock your private content and apps to enhance security. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap Samsung folder > Secure Folder. For more information, see “Secure Folder” on page 180. Smart Switch Use Smart Switch to transfer contacts, photos, and other content from your old device. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap Samsung folder > Smart Switch. For more information, see “Transfer Data from Your Old Device” on page 14. Apps 121
Settings Configure your device’s connections and settings, add accounts, and customize Home screens, apps, and features.
Settings How to Use Settings Access Settings There are a couple of ways to access your device settings. ► From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap Settings. – or – Drag down from the Status bar to display the Notification panel, and then tap Settings. Search for Settings If you are not sure exactly where to find a certain setting, you can use the Search feature. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps, and then tap Settings. 2. Tap Search. Enter a word or words in the Search field. As you type, settings that match display on the screen. Tap an entry to go to that setting. 123
Connections Manage connections between your device and a variety of networks and other devices.
Settings Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is a term used for certain types of Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN). Wi-Fi communication requires access to a wireless Access Point (AP). Connect to a Wi‑Fi Network To scan for a Wi-Fi network and connect to it: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Wi‑Fi, and then tap On/Off to turn on Wi-Fi. When Wi-Fi is turned on, your device automatically scans for available networks and displays them. 3. Tap the network you want to connect to. When you select an open network, you are automatically connected to the network. Otherwise, enter a password to connect. Manually Connect to a Wi‑Fi Network You can connect your device to a Wi-Fi network manually. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Wi‑Fi, and then tap On/Off to turn on Wi-Fi. 3. Swipe to the bottom of the screen and tap Add network. 4. Enter information about the Wi-Fi network: Network name: Enter the name of the Wi-Fi network. Security: Select a security option and enter your password. Show advanced options: Add advanced options such as IP settings and Proxy settings. 5. Tap Connect to store the new information and connect to your target wireless Access Point. 125
Wi‑Fi Options The Wi-Fi settings menu allows you to set up many of your device’s advanced Wi-Fi services. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Wi‑Fi, and then tap On/Off to turn on Wi-Fi. 3. Tap Advanced for options: Smart network switch: Connect automatically to a mobile network connection when the Wi-Fi connection is unstable. Network notification: Receive notifications when open networks in range are detected. Hotspot 2.0: Connect automatically to Wi-Fi access points that support Hotspot 2.0. Manage networks: Manage your saved Wi-Fi networks. WPS push button: Set up a connection to a WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other equipment. WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your device to set up a PIN-secured connection to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment (not configurable). Keep Wi‑Fi on during sleep: Specify when to disconnect from Wi-Fi. Auto connect to AT&T Wi‑Fi: Automatically connect to an AT&T Wi-Fi Hotspot when detected. Install network certificates: Install authentication certificates. Wi‑Fi control history: View devices that have turned your Wi-Fi on or off. MAC address: View your device’s MAC address, which is required when connecting to some secured networks (not configurable). Settings 126
IP address: View your device’s IP address (not configurable). Wi‑Fi Direct Wi-Fi Direct allows direct device-to-device connections using Wi-Fi, without having to connect to a Wi-Fi network. Connect to a Device with Wi‑Fi Direct Use Wi-Fi Direct to connect directly to other Wi-Fi Direct devices. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Wi‑Fi, and then tap On/Off to turn on Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi must be on to configure settings. 3. Tap Wi‑Fi Direct. Your device automatically scans for nearby Wi-Fi Direct devices. 4. Select a device, and then follow the prompts to complete the connection. Share Data with Wi‑Fi Direct Share data with another device using Wi-Fi Direct. 1. Connect your phone to the device using Wi-Fi Direct. 2. From an app, tap Share or More options > Share. 3. Tap Wi‑Fi Direct and follow the prompts. Disconnect from Wi‑Fi Direct Disconnect your phone from a Wi-Fi Direct device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Wi‑Fi > Wi‑Fi Direct. 3. Tap a device to disconnect it. Settings 127
1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps.Bluetooth 2. TapSettings > Connections > Bluetooth, andthen tap On/Off to turn on Bluetooth. Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology that connects your device wirelessly to a number of Bluetooth devices, such as headsets and hands-free car Bluetooth systems, and Bluetooth-enabled computers, printers, and wireless devices. Make sure that the target device is discoverable so that your device can find it. Refer to the instructions that came with the device to find out how to set it to discoverable mode. The Bluetooth communication range is approximately 30 feet. When Bluetooth is first turned on, it scans for nearby Bluetooth devices and displays them. Pair with a Bluetooth Device To manually perform a new scan, tap Scan. The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish trusted connections between your device and another Bluetooth device. 3. Tap the name of the target device when you see it displayed in the Bluetooth devices section. Your device automatically tries to pair with the target device. If automatic pairing fails, enter the passcode supplied with the target device. Pairing between two Bluetooth devices is a one-time process. Once a pairing is created, the devices continue to recognize their partnership and exchange information without having to re-enter a passcode. Settings 128
Rename a Paired Device Once you have paired your device to another device, you can rename the paired device to make it easier to recognize. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn on Bluetooth. 3. Tap Settings next to the previously paired device, and then tap Rename. 4. Enter a new name, and tap Rename. Share Data with Bluetooth Use Bluetooth to transfer information between your phone and another Bluetooth-enabled device. To send data to another device using Bluetooth: 1. From an app, tap Share or More options > Share. 2. Tap Bluetooth and follow the prompts. To receive data from another device using Bluetooth: 1. When another device attempts to send a file to your phone using Bluetooth, you will see a request to accept the file. 2. Tap Accept. 3. To open the file, drag down the Notification panel and tap File received. Connect with a Bluetooth Device Listen to music using a Bluetooth stereo headset, or have hands-free conversations using a compatible Bluetooth headset or car kit. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn on Bluetooth. 3. Tap a device from the “Paired devices” list. Settings 129
Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device Disconnect a Bluetooth device from your phone. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn off Bluetooth. Unpair from a Bluetooth Device When you unpair from a Bluetooth device, the two devices no longer recognize each other. To connect again, you have to pair the devices. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn on Bluetooth. 3. Tap Settings next to the paired device, and then tap Unpair to delete the paired device. Phone Visibility Allow other devices to find your mobile device and transfer files. To enable or disable Phone visibility: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Phone visibility, and then tap On/Off. Data Usage Monitor how your data is being used, and set limits and restrictions to conserve it. Your service provider may account for data usage differently. Settings 130
Turn Data Saver On or Off Data saver prevents some apps from sending or receiving data in the background, as well as reduce the frequency of data use. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Data usage > Data saver. 3. Tap On/Off to turn Data saver on or off. 4. To permit certain apps to have unrestricted data usage, tap Allow app while Data saver on, and then tap On/Off next to each app that you want to permit to have unrestricted data usage. Turn Mobile Data On or Off Enable or disable mobile data use on your phone. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Data usage > Mobile data to turn mobile data on or off. Create an Alert for Mobile Data Usage Receive alerts when mobile data use reaches a warning amount you set. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Data usage > Mobile data usage. 3. Tap Settings > Data warning. 4. Enter the data usage warning amount, and then tap Set to save. Check Mobile Data Usage by Apps Monitor your apps’ mobile data usage. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Data usage > Mobile data usage. 3. Tap an app to view data usage details. Settings 131
Additional Mobile Data Usage Options Configure more options for mobile data usage. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Data usage. The following options are available: Bill cycle: Set the day of the month to start the bill cycle for your device. Wi‑Fi data usage: View data usage over Wi-Fi connections. Restrict networks: Select networks to prevent apps that are running in the background from using them. Airplane Mode Airplane mode disconnects your device from all networks and turns off connectivity features, such as phone calls and Wi-Fi. While in Airplane mode, you can use other features such as playing music, watching videos, and other offline applications. Turn Airplane Mode On or Off To enable or disable Airplane mode: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Airplane mode, and then tap On/Off to enable or disable the option. Settings 132
NFC and Payment NFC (Near Field Communication) allows data exchange when you touch your device with another compatible device. Enable NFC Activate NFC to allow your device to exchange data with other NFC devices. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > NFC and payment, and then tap On/Off to enable or disable the option. Android Beam When Android Beam is activated, you can beam app content to another NFC-capable device by holding the devices close together. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > NFC and payment. 3. Tap On/Off to turn NFC on. 4. Tap Android Beam, and then tap On/Off to enable or disable the option. Tap and Pay Tap and pay allows you to select the default payment application you want to use for making purchases on your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > NFC and payment. 3. Tap On/Off to turn NFC on. 4. Tap Tap and pay. 5. Choose the app that you want as your default. Tap Others to choose other types of payment apps. Settings 133
Mobile Hotspot Activate Mobile hotspot to allow other devices to use your device’s Internet connection. Note: You must have a tethering plan on your service account in order to use Mobile hotspot. Warning: Mobile hotspot consumes battery power and uses data service. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot. 3. Tap On/Off to turn Mobile hotspot on or off. Connect a Device to Your Mobile Hotspot Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to Mobile hotspot. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot. 3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot. 4. Activate Wi-Fi on the target device. 5. Scan for Wi-Fi hotspots and select your device’s Mobile hotspot. 6. Enter your device’s Mobile hotspot password on the target device. Settings 134
Change the Mobile Hotspot Password You can change your Mobile hotspot password. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot. 3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot. 4. Tap the password and enter a new password. 5. Tap Save. Allowed Devices List Control whether devices connect to your Mobile hotspot with the Allowed devices list. After you add devices to the list, they can scan for your device and connect using your device’s Mobile hotspot name and password. Note: Using your device as a Mobile hotspot consumes battery power and uses data service. While Mobile hotspot is active, your device’s applications use the Mobile hotspot data service. Roaming while using your device as a Mobile hotspot incurs extra data charges. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot. 3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot. 4. Tap  More options > Allowed devices, and then tap Add to enter the other device’s Device name and MAC address. 5. Tap Add to add the device. To restrict connections to your Allowed devices list, tap Allowed devices only. Settings 135
Configure Mobile Hotspot Settings Manage your Mobile hotspot security and connecting settings. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot. 3. Tap  More options > Configure mobile hotspot for the following settings: Network name: View and change the name of your Mobile hotspot. Hide my device: Make your device invisible to others. Security: Choose the security level for your Mobile hotspot. Password: If you choose a security level that uses a password, enter the password. A default password is displayed on the Mobile hotspot screen. Show advanced options: Access advanced options, including Broadcast channel, and to specify the channel your device uses for Mobile hotspot. Wi‑Fi Sharing Your Wi-Fi network may be shared with other devices. Be aware that your device may switch between your saved Wi-Fi networks without notice. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot. 3. Tap Wi‑Fi sharing to enable this feature. Settings 136
Tethering You can use USB tethering to share your device’s Internet connection with a computer. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering. 3. Connect the computer to the device using the USB cable. 4. Tap USB tethering to turn on tethering. Mobile Networks Control your device’s access to networks and mobile data service. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Mobile networks for options: Mobile data: Enable or disable mobile data features, such as email, web browsing, video calling, and push notifications over the cellular network. Enhanced LTE services: Enable HD Voice and advanced communication services where available. International data roaming: Allow your device to connect to International data and Enhanced LTE services while roaming. Significantly higher charges may result. Disable 2G: Disable 2G service on the device. Access Point Names: Choose or add APNs. Network operators: Choose available and preferred networks. Settings 137
Location Some apps, such as Google Maps, may require one or more location services be turned on for full functionality. Locating Method Before using any features that require location assistance, you must enable your device’s location services. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Location. 3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services. 4. Tap Locating method to select how your location is determined: High accuracy: Uses GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks. Battery saving: Uses Wi-Fi and mobile networks (no GPS). Phone only: Uses GPS only. 5. Tap Improve accuracy to use other connections for determining your location: Wi‑Fi scanning: Allow apps and services to scan for Wi-Fi networks automatically, even when Wi-Fi is turned off. Bluetooth scanning: Allow apps to scan for and connect to nearby devices automatically through Bluetooth, even when Bluetooth is turned off. Recent Location Requests Apps that have requested your location are listed under Recent location requests. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Location. 3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services. 4. Tap an entry under Recent location requests to view the app’s settings. Settings 138
Location Services Google Location History stores and uses your device’s most recent location data. Google apps, such as Google Maps, can use this data to improve your search results based on places that you have visited. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > Location. 3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services. 4. Tap Google Location History and sign in to your Google Account for more options. Nearby Device Scanning Scan for nearby devices to connect to and set them up easily. You receive a notification when there are available devices to connect to. This function uses Bluetooth Low Energy scanning even if Bluetooth is turned off on your device. To enable nearby device scanning: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > More connection settings > Nearby device scanning. 3. Tap On/Off to enable the feature. Printing Print images and documents to Samsung printers and other compatible printers (not included). 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > More connection settings > Printing. 3. Tap Download plug‑in, and follow the prompts to add a print service. Settings 139
MirrorLink Mirror your device’s display on your car’s entertainment and information screen using a USB connection. Note: To use this feature, your car system must support MirrorLink. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > More connection settings > MirrorLink. 3. Connect your device to your car’s system using the USB cable. 4. Tap Connect to car via USB and follow the prompts. Tap  More options > MirrorLink device ID to view the MirrorLink ID for your device. Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Set up and manage your Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). You must set a secured screen lock before setting up a VPN. For more information, see “Set a Screen Lock” on page 177. Set Up and Manage a VPN Use the VPN settings menu to add, edit, or delete a VPN connection to your device. To add a VPN: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > More connection settings > VPN. 3. Tap Add VPN and follow the prompts to set up your VPN. Settings 140
To edit or delete a VPN: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > More connection settings > VPN. 3. Tap Settings next to the VPN that you want to edit or delete. 4. Edit the VPN and tap Save. – or – Tap Delete to delete the VPN. Connect to or Disconnect from Your VPN Once you have set up a VPN connection, connecting to and disconnecting from the VPN is easy. To connect to a VPN: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > More connection settings > VPN. 3. Tap the VPN, enter your log in information, and tap Connect. To disconnect from a VPN: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > More connection settings > VPN. 3. Tap the VPN, and then tap Disconnect. Settings 141
Reset Network Settings You can reset Wi-Fi, Mobile data, and Bluetooth settings with Reset network settings. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > More connection settings > Reset network settings. 3. Tap Reset settings, and confirm when prompted. Ethernet Configure an Ethernet connection with your device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Connections > More connection settings > Ethernet, and follow the prompts. Settings 142
Sounds and Vibration Configure the sounds and vibrations used to indicate notifications, screen touches, and other interactions.
Settings Sound Mode You can switch between sound modes, while preserving the individual sound settings you have made. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Sound mode, and then choose a mode: Sound: Use the sounds, vibrations, and volume levels you have chosen in Sound settings for notifications and alerts. Vibrate: Vibrate for notifications and alerts. This uses the Vibration intensity you choose in Sound settings. Mute: Mute all sounds and notifications. Easy Mute Mute sounds and video by covering the screen or turning over the device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > Easy mute, and tap On/Off to enable. Vibrations Configure your device’s vibrations. Vibrate While Ringing Your device can vibrate in addition to ringing when you receive a call. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Vibrate while ringing to enable this option. 144
Vibration Intensity Set vibration intensity levels for calls, notifications, and feedback. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Vibration intensity. 3. Drag the sliders to set the intensity for each setting. Vibration Pattern Choose from preset vibration patterns or create your own pattern. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Vibration pattern. 3. Tap a pattern to preview and select it. Volume Set the system volume level and default volume for call ringtones, notifications, and other audio. Volume Key Default Set the Volume key to adjust the ringtone or media volume by default. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Default volume key control. 3. Tap Ringtone or Media to set. Settings 145
Set the Volume You can also set the Ringtone volume from a Home screen by pressing the Volume key. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Volume and drag the sliders to set the default volume for: Ringtone Media Notifications System Media Volume Limiter Limit the maximum output of the device’s volume. You can also set a PIN to prevent unauthorized users from changing this setting. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Volume. 3. Tap  More options > Media volume limiter. Tap On/Off to enable this feature. - When enabled, drag the Custom volume limit slider to set the maximum output volume. Tap Set volume limit PIN to prevent changes to the volume setting. Settings 146
Ringtone Choose from preset ringtones or add your own. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Ringtone. 3. Tap a ringtone to hear a preview and select it. – or – Tap Add from phone to use an audio file as a ringtone. Notification Sounds Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new messages and event reminders. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Notification sounds and configure the following options: Default notification sound: Choose a default sound for all notifications. Messages notifications: Choose a sound for message notifications, and enable or disable vibration alert. Calendar notifications: Choose a sound for calendar notifications, and enable or disable vibration alert. Email notifications: Configure email account notifications. An email account must be configured for this option to be available. Settings 147
Do Not Disturb This setting allows you to block all notifications and alerts. The options below determine what notifications can make sounds, and during what time periods you want to enter this mode. To activate Do not disturb mode: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Do not disturb and configure the following: Turn on now: Enable this option. Turn on as scheduled: Configure Days, Start time, and End time to set up a do not disturb schedule. Allow exceptions: Customize which notifications are allowed while your device is in Do not disturb mode. Hide visual notifications: Select options for preventing visual notifications for apps silenced by Do not disturb. System Sounds Set various other system sound options. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration, and tap to enable each option: Touch sounds: Play tones when you touch or tap the screen to make selections. Screen lock sounds: Play a sound when you unlock the screen. Charging sound: Play a sound when a charger is connected. Vibration feedback: Enable vibration when the navigation keys are tapped. Settings 148
Key-Tap Feedback Play tones when the dialing keypad or the keyboard is tapped. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration, and then tap to enable each option: Dialing keypad tones: Play a tone when the dialing keypad is tapped. Keyboard sound: Play a sound when the Samsung keyboard is tapped. Keyboard vibration: Enable vibrations when the Samsung keyboard is tapped. Sound Quality and Effects You can enable sound effects when connected to a headset. Sound effects are only available when headphones or a compatible Bluetooth headset (not included) is connected. Choose from advanced sound options to customize your audio experience. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Sound quality and effects. 3. Tap Equalizer and choose a setting, or tap Advanced or Basic to customize your sound settings. Settings 149
4. Tap On/Off to enable each option: UHQ upscaler: Enhance the sound resolution of music and videos for a clearer listening experience. Surround: Recreate the effects of rich surround sound. Tube Amp Pro: Simulate the soft timbre of a tube amplifier. Concert hall: Simulate the reverb of a concert hall. 5. Tap Adapt sound and follow the prompts to customize your sound settings. Separate App Sound You can choose to have an app play sound on a speaker or headphones separate from the rest of the sounds on your phone. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Sounds and vibration > Separate app sound. 3. Tap On/Off to enable Separate app sound, and then set the following options: App: Choose an app to play its sound on a separate audio device. Audio device: Choose the audio device that you want the app’s sound to be played on. Settings 150
Notifications Select which apps you want to receive alerts from. Alerts include notifications, sounds, and vibrations.
Settings Block App Notifications Block notifications for apps. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Notifications. 3. Tap On/Off next to an app or All apps to enable or disable notifications. Customize App Notifications Customize notification settings for each application individually. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Notifications. 3. Tap an app, and select an option: Allow notifications: Receive notifications from this app. Show silently: Do not make a sound or vibrate, and block previews in pop-ups. Set as priority: Allow notifications from this app to sound and turn on the screen while Do not disturb is turned on. 152
Display Configure your display’s brightness, screen timeout delay, and other display settings.
Settings Screen Brightness Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings or personal preference. You may also want to adjust screen brightness to conserve battery power. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display. 3. Customize options under Brightness: Drag the Brightness slider to set a custom brightness level. Tap Auto brightness to automatically adjust the screen brightness based on the lighting conditions. Blue Light Filter Use the Blue light filter at night to help you sleep better. You can set a schedule to automatically turn this feature on and off. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Blue light filter, and then choose one of the following options: Tap Turn on now to enable this feature. Tap Turn on as scheduled to set a schedule for when Blue light filter should be enabled. You can choose Sunset to sunrise or Custom schedule. 3. Drag the Opacity slider to set the opacity of the filter. 154
Screen Mode Choose a screen mode to match your type of viewing. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Screen mode and choose a screen mode: Tap Adaptive display if you want your device to automatically optimize the display to match the type of image displayed and other criteria, such as battery level. – or – Choose a specific type of screen mode based on what you are viewing. Screen Resolution You can change the screen resolution level. All apps will close when you change the resolution. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Screen resolution and choose a screen resolution level. 3. Tap Apply to change the resolution. Settings 155
Screen Zoom and Font You can set the screen zoom level and the font size and style. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Screen zoom and font for the following options: Drag the Screen zoom slider to adjust the zoom level. Drag the Font size slider to adjust the size of text. Tap a Font style to select a font, or tap Download fonts to find new fonts from Galaxy Apps. 3. Tap Apply to set the screen zoom and font. Full Screen Apps Choose which apps you want to use in the full screen aspect ratio. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Full screen apps and tap apps to enable or disable this feature. Settings 156
Easy Mode Switch between the default screen layout and a simpler layout. The Easy mode layout has larger text and icons, making for a more straightforward visual experience. To enable Easy mode: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Easy mode. 3. Tap Easy mode to enable this feature. When Easy mode is enabled, you can swipe down the page and select which apps you want to display on the Home screens. 4. Tap the apps you want to add or remove. 5. Tap Apply to save your settings. To disable Easy mode: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Easy mode > Standard mode. 3. Tap Apply to exit Easy mode. Icon Frames You can show icons with shaded frames to make them stand out on the Home screen and Apps list screen. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Icon frames and choose one of the following options: Icons only: Show icons only. Icons with frames: Show icons with shaded frames. 3. Tap Done, and confirm when prompted. Settings 157
LED Indicator Navigation Bar Light up the LED indicator when charging, voice recording, or receiving notifications. You can configure the Navigation bar background color and button layout. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > LED indicator to turn the feature on or off. Status Bar Configure display options for the Status bar. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Status bar. Tap Show recent notifications only to display only the three most recent notification icons on the Status bar. Tap Show battery percentage to display the battery charge percentage next to the battery icon on the Status bar. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Navigation bar for the following settings: Background color: Choose a color for the background of the Navigation bar. Unlock with Home button: Touch and hold Home while the screen is off to skip the Lock screen and go directly to the Home screen. Button layout: Choose the order of the navigation keys. Home button sensitivity: Adjust the amount of pressure needed to touch and hold Home by moving the slider. Settings 158
Screen Timeout Screen Saver Turn the screen off after a set amount of time. Screen saver controls what is displayed on the screen when the device is docked (dock not included) or while charging. You can choose to display colors or photos. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Screen timeout and choose a time period. Keep Screen Turned Off You can prevent the screen from turning on while the device is in a dark place, such as a pocket or a bag. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Keep screen turned off to enable or disable the feature. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Display > Screen saver. 3. Tap On/Off to enable Screen saver. 4. Configure options: Colors: Tap the selector to display a changing screen of colors. Photo table: Display pictures in a photo table. Tap Settings for options. Photo frame: Display pictures in a photo frame. Tap Settings for options. Photos: Display pictures from your Google Photos account. Tap Settings for options. 5. Tap Preview for a demonstration of Screen saver. Settings 159
Smart Stay Smart stay detects your face with the front camera so that the screen stays on while you are looking at it. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > Smart stay, and tap On/Off to turn the feature on. One-Handed Mode Change the screen layout to accommodate operating your device with one hand. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Advanced features > One‑handed mode. 3. Tap On/Off to enable or disable the following: Gesture: Swipe up diagonally from either bottom corner to reduce the display size. Button: Tap Home three times in quick succession to reduce the display size. Settings 160
Wallpapers and Themes You can change the appearance of your device with custom wallpapers, themes, and icons.
Settings Wallpapers Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with wallpaper. You can display a favorite picture or choose from preloaded wallpapers. To change wallpaper: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Wallpapers and themes > Wallpapers. 3. Tap View all to see all available wallpaper images. 4. Tap an image to choose it. Infinity wallpapers will be applied to all screens. Other wallpapers will prompt you to select which screen you want to use it for. If available, tap Motion effect to add movement to your screens. 5. Tap Set as wallpaper, and confirm if prompted. Themes Set the theme to be applied to your Home and Lock screens, wallpapers, and app icons. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Wallpapers and themes > Themes. 3. Tap a theme to view a preview of the theme. Tap View all to see all available themes. 4. Tap Apply to apply the selected theme. 162
Icons Apply custom icons to replace built-in app icons. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Wallpapers and themes > Icons. 3. Tap an icon set to view a preview of the icons. Tap View all to see all available icon sets. 4. Tap Apply to apply the selected icon set. Always On Displays (AODs) Apply custom layouts for the Always On Display. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Wallpapers and themes > AODs. 3. Tap a layout to view a preview of the AOD. Tap View all to see all available layouts. 4. Tap Apply to apply the selected layout. Settings 163
Device Maintenance View the status of your device’s battery, storage, and memory. You can also automatically optimize your device’s system resources.
Settings Quick Optimization The quick optimization feature improves device performance through the following actions: Identifying apps that use excessive battery power and clearing unneeded items from memory. Deleting unnecessary files and closing apps running in the background. Scanning for malware. To use the quick optimization feature: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Device maintenance. 3. Tap Optimize now. Battery View how battery power is used for device activities. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Device maintenance > Battery for options: Battery usage: View details of battery usage by item. Power saving mode: Extend battery life by selecting a power saving mode level. Choose Off, Mid, or Max. Estimated remaining battery life for each mode is provided. App power monitor: Put apps to sleep so that they do not use battery power when not in use. Tap Save power to enable. Unmonitored apps: Select apps to exclude from being put to sleep by the App power monitor.  More options > Advanced settings: Configure advanced battery settings and notifications, such as Fast cable charging, or showing a battery percentage in the Status bar. 165
Performance Mode Optimize your device’s performance features to best fit your usage. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Device maintenance > Performance mode. Choose one of the following options: Optimized (recommended): Balance battery life and screen resolution for everyday use. Game: Enhance your gaming experience by making games run more smoothly. Entertainment: Enjoy music and videos with ultra high quality sound and enhanced images. High performance: Experience the highest quality display settings. Storage View the device memory and usage. Mount, unmount, or format an optional memory card (not included). Device Memory View and manage the memory used by the device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Device maintenance > Storage. Used memory is divided into: Documents Images Audio Videos Apps Settings 166
To increase available memory: 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Device maintenance > Storage. 3. Tap Clean now and follow the prompts. Memory Card (SD Card) Once an optional memory card (not included) has been installed in your device, the card memory is displayed in the Storage setting. For more information, see “Install the SIM Card and a Memory Card” on page 6. Mount a Memory Card When you install an optional memory card, it is automatically mounted (connected to the device) and prepared for use. However, should you unmount the card without removing it from the device, you need to mount it before it can be accessed. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Device maintenance > Storage. 3. Tap  More options > Storage settings. 4. Under Portable storage, tap your SD card, and then tap Mount. Remove a Memory Card Warning: To prevent damage to information stored on the memory card, unmount the card before removing it from the device. 1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps. 2. Tap Settings > Device maintenance > Storage. 3. Tap  More options > Storage settings. 4. Under Portable storage, tap your SD card, and then tap Unmount. 5. Remove your memory card from the device. Settings 167
Format a Memory Card Warning: When formatting an SD card, you should back up your music and photo files that are stored on the