Getting to know your Galaxy S10

Unlocking your phone
Press the Power/Lock key on the side of the phone and swipe up on the screen.

SAMSUNG Galaxy S10 - Unlocking
SAMSUNG Galaxy S10 - Unlocking 2

To view the User Manual on the device, tap SettingsSettings > HelpHelp

Phone setupSAMSUNG Galaxy S10 - setup

Inserting a SIM/microSD card
Your SIM card may be pre-installed.
Remove SIM/microSD card tray
Use the tool to open the SIM/microSD card tray.
Insert SIM/microSD card
Slide the SIM card and the optional microSD card into the tray with the gold contacts facing down.
microSD card sold separately.
Charge your device
Before turning on your phone,charge it fully.
Use only charging devices and batteries approved by Samsung.  Samsung accessories are designed for your device to maximize battery life. Using other accessories may invalidate your warranty and may cause damage.

Smart Switch

Easily transfer photos, videos, music, appsand more with Samsung Smart Switch™.
Select Smart Switch during setup, or open it later from the Home screen by swiping up for Apps and tapping SettingsSettings > Accounts and backupbackup > Smart Switch.

SAMSUNG Galaxy S10 - Smart Switch

Note: For more information and a list of compatible devices, visit

Touch screen

Navigating your phone
• From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access Apps.
• Tap RecentRecent to view recently viewed apps.
• Tap BackBack to return to the previous screen.
• Tap HomeHome at any time to return to the main Home screen.
‐ Press and hold to launch Google Assistant.
Notification panel
Get quick access to alerts, including new messages, emails, and software updates.
• Touch and drag the Notification bar down to see the Notification panel.
• Swipe down to display additional Quick settings.
• Swipe right to clear individual notifications, or tap Clear to clear all notifications.

SAMSUNG Galaxy S10 - Notification


Tap and hold a blank space on a home screen to personalize:
• Wallpapers: Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with a variety of wallpapers. You can also customize icons and the Always On Display screen.
• Themes: Change the look for system screens and icons.
• Widgets: Quickly drag a widget to an empty space on a Home screen for quick access to applications.
To move or delete a widget from a Home screen:
‐ To move a widget, hold and drag it to a new location.
‐ To delete a widget, touch and hold it, and then tap Remove from Home.
• Home screen settings: Customize the look of the Home screen.
• To add a Home screen, scroll to the right (a screen is displayed with a plus sign) and tap+.
• To delete a Home screen, touch and hold the screen, and then tapRecycle.

SAMSUNG Galaxy S10 - Personalize

More information

On the web
Detailed support information, including device specifications and full user manual, are available at
On the phone
• Call Customer Care at 1-855-246-2461
• Dial 611 from your phone
Cricket offers a full line of accessories. For more information, go to or visit your local Cricket retailer.
The product meets FCC Radio Frequency Exposure Guidelines—FCC ID A3LSMG973U. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Google, Android, and Google Play are trademarks of Google, LLC. © 2019 Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung and Galaxy S, are all trademarks of Samsung  Electronics Co., Ltd. Screen images simulated. The appearance of device may vary.
© 2019 Cricket Wireless LLC. All rights reserved. Cricket and the Cricket logo are registered trademarks under license to Cricket Wireless LLC.

Printed in Korea GH68-49896A

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MessagesSAMSUNG Galaxy S10 - Messages

Send a message
1 . From the Home screen, tap MessagesMessages >New messageMessages.
2 . Enter a phone number or contact name in the Recipient field.
3 . Tap Enter message and enter your text.
• Tap+ to select an attachment.
• Touch and holdaudio to create an audio message.
• Tapsticker to add a sticker or a GIF.
4 . Tapsend the message to send the message.

Please don’t text and drive.

EmailSAMSUNG Galaxy S10 - Email

Email setup
1 . From the home screen, swipe up for Apps, and then tap EmailEmail.
2 . Choose an email service provider and follow the prompts to sign in.
Create and send an email message
1 . From the home screen,swipe up for Apps, and then tap EmailEmail.
2 . TapSAMSUNG Galaxy S10 - compose to compose a message.
• Enter an email address or name.
• Enter a subject.
• Enter a message.
• Tap ATTACH, to attach files.
3 . Tap SEND to send message.

Camera & video

Take a Picture
From the Home screen, tap CameraCamera.
• Tapphoto. to take a photo.
• Pinch to zoom in or out.
• Tapswipe or swipe up to take selfies.
• Swipe right or left to select a shooting mode.

Record a Video
From the Home screen, tap CameraCamera, then swipe left for Video.
• Taprecording to start recording.
• Tapcapture to capture a picture while recording.
• Tapcapture a wide to capture a wider area.
• Tappause recording to pause recording.
• Tapend recording to end recording.

Share a Picture or Video
1 . After taking a picture, tap the Image viewer at the bottom of the screen.
2 . Select the photo or video you want to share, and then tap ShareShare.
3 . Select the desired option to share your photo or video and follow the prompts.

Note: Double-tap the Power/Lock key to quickly launch the camera.

Hello Bixby

Hello Bixby allows you to quickly set reminders, create voice dictation, search and access content on your phone and on the Internet.
To launch Hello Bixby, press the Bixby button.

SAMSUNG Galaxy S10 - Bixby

Bixby Vision
Capture a photo of a product to shop for it online. Take a picture of a place to learn about local landmarks. Bixby Vision can also translate text, find recipes, look up nutritional information, and more.

1 . From the Home screen, tap CameraCamera > Bixby Vision and follow the prompts to complete the setup.
2 . TapAjustes > Settings to turn on/off search targets.

Apps and features

These apps and features make using your Galaxy S10 even better!

myCricket myCricket: Access billing, make a quick payment, view usage and access support.

Visual Voicemail Visual Voicemail: Quickly view, access and play back your voicemail messages, easily save important numbers to your Favorites lists and respond to messages by calling back or texting.
theSCOOP the SCOOP: Get news, local weather, sports scores, entertainment and more right to your phone.

Samsung Health Samsung Health: Provides core features to help keep your body fit and healthy.
Visit to learn more.

Bixby Home Bixby Home: Get what you need in a glance, without having to open a single app.
Swipe your home screen to the right to quickly set up and start using Bixby home. Visit to learn more.

Documents / Resources

SAMSUNG Galaxy S10 [pdf] User Guide
SAMSUNG, Galaxy S10

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