SAMSUNG A42 Smartphone User Guide

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About your phone

For optimal functionality of your new device, please use the pre-installed SIM card.

microSD card sold separately
Use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables. To avoid injury or damage to your device, do not use incompatible, worn or damaged batteries, chargers or cables.

Samsung account

Get the most out of your phone with your Samsung account.
You can sign in to your Samsung account, create an account, or sign up with your Google account.
With your phone and your Samsung account, you can:

  • Use Samsung Pay
  • Schedule repairs
  • Back up your phone
  • Restore your phone and more

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Switching made simple

Whether you’re coming from an iOS or Android platform, you can easily transfer your data with Smart Switch.

Back up your old phone

Back up your old phone using your favorite back-up app.

Samsung Smart Switch
  1. From your new Galaxy device, tap Settings > Accounts and backup > Bring data from old device.
  2. Download Smart Switch and tap Receive data.
  3. Select your old device type and follow the prompts to connect your phones.


From the Apps panel, tap Settings  to customize your phone.

Essential apps

Introducing a better way to pay

Say goodbye to forgotten passwords.

Simple, high-quality video calling for smartphones, tablets, computers and smart displays.

Store and back up your photos and videos.

Store, share and access your files from any device.

For more information

Google Duo:
Google Photos:
Google Drive:

Additional information

Your wireless device and
third-party services

Verizon Wireless is the mobile carrier associated with this wireless device, but many services and features offered through this device are provided by or in conjunction with third parties. Verizon Wireless is not responsible for your use of this device or any non-Verizon Wireless applications, services and products, including any personal information you choose to use, submit or share with others. Specific third-party terms and conditions, terms of use and privacy policies apply. Please review carefully all applicable terms, conditions and policies prior to using this wireless device and any associated application, product or service.

Hearing aid compatibility information

This phone has been tested and rated for use with hearing aids for some of the wireless technologies that it uses. However, there may be some newer technologies that have not been tested yet for use with hearing aids. It is important to try the different features of this phone thoroughly and in different locations, using your hearing aid or cochlear implant, to determine if you hear any interfering noise. Ask your service provider or the manufacturer of this phone for information on hearing aid compatibility. If you have questions about return or exchange policies, ask your service provider or phone retailer.

©2021 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Other company and product names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Screen images simulated. Appearance of phone may vary. Images shown are for reference only. If you use a screen protector, make sure it allows for use of touch-screen features.

For more information
To download Smart Switch

Documents / Resources

SAMSUNG A42 Smartphone [pdf] User Guide
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SAMSUNG A42 Smartphone [pdf] User Guide
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