SAMSUNG SM-M515F Smartphone User Manual

USER MANUAL

SM-M515F/DSN English. 08/2020. Rev.1.0

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Table of Contents

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Basics
4 Read me first 6 Device overheating situations and
solutions 9 Device layout and functions 13 Battery 16 SIM or USIM card (nano-SIM card) 18 Memory card (microSD card) 21 Turning the device on and off 22 Initial setup 23 Samsung account 25 Transferring data from your previous
device (Smart Switch) 27 Understanding the screen 38 Notification panel 40 Screen capture and screen record 41 Entering text
Apps and features
44 Installing or uninstalling apps 46 Bixby Vision 49 Phone

54 Contacts 58 Messages 61 Internet 63 Camera 82 Gallery 88 AR Zone 99 Always On Display 100 Multi window 103 Samsung Members 103 Samsung Galaxy 103 Samsung Notes 104 Calendar 106 Radio 107 Voice Recorder 108 My Files 108 Clock 110 Calculator 110 Game Launcher 112 Game Booster 113 Sharing content 115 Music Share 116 Samsung Global Goals 117 Google apps

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Settings
119 Introduction 119 Connections
120 Wi-Fi 122 Bluetooth 124 NFC and payment 126 Data saver 126 Mobile data only apps 127 SIM card manager 127 Mobile Hotspot and Tethering 129 More connection settings 130 Sounds and vibration 131 Dolby Atmos (surround sound) 131 Separate app sound 132 Notifications 132 App icon badges 133 Display 134 Dark mode settings 134 Blue light filter 135 Changing the screen mode or
adjusting the display colour 136 Font size and style 136 Screensaver 136 Wallpaper 137 Themes 137 Lock screen 138 Smart Lock 138 Biometrics and security 139 Face recognition 142 Fingerprint recognition

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145 Privacy 146 Location 146 Accounts and backup
147 Samsung Cloud 148 Google 148 Advanced features
149 Motions and gestures 150 Dual Messenger 151 Digital Wellbeing and parental controls 152 Digital Wellbeing 154 Device care 154 Optimising your device 154 Battery 156 Storage 156 Memory 156 Security 157 Ultra data saving 157 Apps 157 General management 158 Accessibility 159 Software update 160 User manual 160 About phone
Appendix
161 Troubleshooting 166 Removing the battery

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Read me first
Please read this manual before using the device to ensure safe and proper use. · Descriptions are based on the device’s default settings. · Some content may differ from your device depending on the region, service provider, model specifications, or device’s software. · Content (high quality content) that requires high CPU and RAM usage will affect the overall performance of the device. Apps related to the content may not work properly depending on the device’s specifications and the environment that it is used in. · Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by apps supplied by providers other than Samsung. · Samsung is not liable for performance issues or incompatibilities caused by edited registry settings or modified operating system software. Attempting to customise the operating system may cause the device or apps to work improperly. · Software, sound sources, wallpapers, images, and other media provided with this device are licensed for limited use. Extracting and using these materials for commercial or other purposes is an infringement of copyright laws. Users are entirely responsible for illegal use of media. · You may incur additional charges for data services, such as messaging, uploading and downloading, auto-syncing, or using location services depending on your data plan. For large data transfers, it is recommended to use the Wi-Fi feature. · Default apps that come with the device are subject to updates and may no longer be supported without prior notice. If you have questions about an app provided with the device, contact a Samsung Service Centre. For user-installed apps, contact service providers.
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· Modifying the device’s operating system or installing softwares from unofficial sources may result in device malfunctions and data corruption or loss. These actions are violations of your Samsung licence agreement and will void your warranty.
· Depending on the region or service provider, a screen protector is attached for protection during production and distribution. Damage to the attached screen protector is not covered by the warranty.
· You can see the touchscreen clearly even in strong outdoor sunlight by automatically adjusting the contrast range based on the surrounding environment. Due to the nature of the product, displaying fixed graphics for extended periods may result in afterimages (screen burn-in) or ghosting.
­ It is recommended not to use fixed graphics on part or all of the touchscreen for extended periods and turn off the touchscreen when not using the device.
­ You can set the touchscreen to turn off automatically when you are not using it. Launch the Settings app, tap Display Screen timeout, and then select the length of time you want the device to wait before turning off the touchscreen.
­ To set the touchscreen to automatically adjust its brightness based on the surrounding environment, launch the Settings app, tap Display, and then tap the Adaptive brightness switch to activate it.
· Depending on the region or model, some devices are required to receive approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). If your device is approved by the FCC, you can view the FCC ID of the device. To view the FCC ID, launch the Settings app and tap About phone Status. If your device does not have an FCC ID, it means that the device has not been authorised for sale in the U.S. or its territories and may only be brought to the U.S. for the owner’s personal use.
· Depending on the region, you can view the regulatory information on the device. To view the information, launch the Settings app and tap About phone Regulatory information.
Instructional icons
Warning: situations that could cause injury to yourself or others
Caution: situations that could cause damage to your device or other equipment

Notice: notes, usage tips, or additional information

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Device overheating situations and solutions
When the device heats up while charging the battery
While charging, the device and the charger may become hot. During wireless charging or fast charging, the device may feel hotter to the touch. This does not affect the device’s lifespan or performance and is in the device’s normal range of operation. If the battery becomes too hot, the charging speed may decrease or the charger may stop charging.
Do the following when the device heats up:
· Disconnect the charger from the device and close any running apps. Wait for the device to cool down and then begin charging the device again.
· If the lower part of the device overheats, it could be because the connected USB cable is damaged. Replace the damaged USB cable with a new Samsung-approved one.
· When using a wireless charger, do not place foreign materials, such as metal objects, magnets, and magnetic stripe cards, between the device and the wireless charger.

The wireless charging or fast charging feature is only available on supported models.

When the device heats up during use
When you use features or apps that require more power or use them for extended periods, your device may temporarily heat up due to increased battery consumption. Close any running apps and do not use the device for a while.
The following are examples of situations in which the device may overheat. Depending on the functions and apps you use, these examples may not apply to your model.
· During the initial setup after purchase or when restoring data · When downloading large files · When using apps that require more power or using apps for extended periods
­ When playing high-quality games for extended periods ­ When recording videos for extended periods

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­ When streaming videos while using the maximum brightness setting ­ When connecting to a TV · While multitasking (or, when running many apps in the background) ­ When using Multi window ­ When updating or installing apps while recording videos ­ When downloading large files during a video call ­ When recording videos while using a navigation app · When using large amount of data for syncing with the cloud, email, or other accounts · When using a navigation app in a car while the device is placed in direct sunlight · When using the mobile hotspot and tethering feature · When using the device in areas with weak signals or no reception · When charging the battery with a damaged USB cable · When the device’s multipurpose jack is damaged or exposed to foreign materials, such as liquid, dust, metal powder, and pencil lead · When you are roaming
Do the following when the device heats up:
· Keep the device updated with the latest software. · Conflicts between running apps may cause the device to heat up. Restart the device. · Deactivate the Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth features when not using them. · Close apps that increase battery consumption or that run in the background when
not in use. · Delete unnecessary files or unused apps. · Decrease the screen brightness. · If the device overheats or feels hot for a prolonged period, do not use it for a while. If
the device continues to overheat, contact a Samsung Service Centre.

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Precautions for device overheating
If you begin to feel uncomfortable due to the device overheating, stop using the device. When the device heats up, the features and performance may be limited or the device may turn off to cool down. The feature is only available on supported models.
· If the device overheats and reaches a certain temperature, a warning message will appear to prevent device failure, skin irritations and damages, and battery leakage. To lower the device’s temperature, the screen brightness and the performance speed will be limited and battery charging will stop. Running apps will be closed and all calling and other features will be limited, except for emergency calls, until the device cools down.
· If the second message appears due to a further increase of the device’s temperature, the device will turn off. Do not use the device until the device’s temperature drops below the specified level. If the second warning message appears during an emergency call, the call will not be disconnected by a forced shut down.
Precautions for operating environment
Your device may heat up due to the environment in the following conditions. Use caution to avoid shortening the battery’s lifespan, damaging the device, or causing a fire.
· Do not store your device in very cold or very hot temperatures. · Do not expose your device to direct sunlight for extended periods. · Do not use or store your device for extended periods in very hot areas, such as inside a
car in the summertime. · Do not place the device in any areas that may overheat, such as on an electric heating
mat. · Do not store your device near or in heaters, microwaves, hot cooking equipment, or high
pressure containers. · Do not use a cable whose covering is peeled off or damaged, and do not use any charger
or battery that is damaged or malfunctioning.

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Device layout and functions
Package contents
Refer to the quick start guide for package contents. · The items supplied with the device and any available accessories may vary depending on the region or service provider. · The supplied items are designed only for this device and may not be compatible with other devices. · Appearances and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. · You can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make sure they are compatible with the device before purchase. · Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Using unapproved accessories may cause the performance problems and malfunctions that are not covered by the warranty. · Availability of all accessories is subject to change depending entirely on manufacturing companies. For more information about available accessories, refer to the Samsung website.

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Device layout
Proximity/Light sensor
SIM card / Memory card tray
Front camera
Touchscreen
Multipurpose jack (USB Type-C) Flash
GPS antenna Rear camera (Quadruple)

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Speaker Volume key Side key (Power/Fingerprint recognition sensor)
Microphone NFC antenna

Speaker Microphone

Main antenna Earphone jack

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· When using the speakers, such as when playing media files or using speakerphone, do not place the device close to your ears.
· Be careful not to expose the camera lens to a strong light source, such as direct sunlight. If the camera lens is exposed to a strong light source, such as direct sunlight, the camera image sensor may be damaged. A damaged image sensor is irreparable and will cause dots or spots in pictures.
· If you use the device with its glass or acrylic body broken, there may be a risk of injury. Use the device only after it has been repaired at a Samsung Service Centre.
· If dust or foreign materials enter the microphone, speaker, or receiver, the device’s sound may become quiet or certain features may not work. If you attempt to remove the dust or foreign materials with a sharp object, the device may be damaged and its appearance may be affected.
· Connectivity problems and battery drain may occur in the following situations:
­ If you attach metallic stickers on the antenna area of the device
­ If you attach a device cover made with metallic material to the device
­ If you cover the device’s antenna area with your hands or other objects while using certain features, such as calls or the mobile data connection
· Using a Samsung-approved screen protector is recommended. Unapproved screen protectors may cause the sensors to malfunction.
· Do not cover the proximity/light sensor area with screen accessories, such as a screen protector, stickers, or a cover. Doing so may cause the sensor to malfunction.
· The light may flicker at the top of the device during calls due to proximity sensor operation.
· Do not allow water to contact the touchscreen. The touchscreen may malfunction in humid conditions or when exposed to water.

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Hard keys

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Key Volume key Side key
Soft buttons

Volume key
Side key (Power/Fingerprint recognition sensor)
Function · Press to adjust the device volume. · When the device is off, press and hold to turn it on. · Press to turn on or lock the screen. · Place your finger on the Side key to register your fingerprints.

Recents button

Back button

Home button
When you turn on the screen, the soft buttons will appear at the bottom of the screen. The soft buttons are set to the Recents button, Home button, and Back button by default. Refer to Navigation bar (soft buttons) for more information.

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Battery
Charging the battery
Charge the battery before using it for the first time or when it has been unused for extended periods.
Use only Samsung-approved battery, charger, and cable specifically designed for your device. Incompatible battery, charger, and cable can cause serious injuries or damage to your device.
· Connecting the charger improperly may cause serious damage to the device. Any damage caused by misuse is not covered by the warranty.
· Use only USB Type-C cable supplied with the device. The device may be damaged if you use Micro USB cable.
To save energy, unplug the charger when not in use. The charger does not have a power switch, so you must unplug the charger from the electric socket when not in use to avoid wasting power. The charger should remain close to the electric socket and easily accessible while charging.
1 Connect the USB cable to the USB power adaptor.
2 Plug the USB cable into the device’s multipurpose jack.

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3 Plug the USB power adaptor into an electric socket.
4 After fully charging, disconnect the charger from the device. Then, unplug the charger
from the electric socket.
Reducing the battery consumption
Your device provides various options that help you conserve battery power. · Optimise the device using the device care feature. · When you are not using the device, turn off the screen by pressing the Side key. · Activate power saving mode. · Close unnecessary apps. · Deactivate the Bluetooth feature when not in use. · Deactivate auto-syncing of apps that need to be synced. · Decrease the backlight time. · Decrease the screen brightness.
Battery charging tips and precautions
· When the battery power is low, the battery icon appears empty. · If the battery is completely discharged, the device cannot be turned on immediately
when the charger is connected. Allow a depleted battery to charge for a few minutes before turning on the device. · If you use multiple apps at once, network apps, or apps that need a connection to another device, the battery will drain quickly. To avoid losing power during a data transfer, always use these apps after fully charging the battery. · Using a power source other than the charger, such as a computer, may result in a slower charging speed due to a lower electric current. · The device can be used while it is charging, but it may take longer to fully charge the battery. · If the device receives an unstable power supply while charging, the touchscreen may not function. If this happens, unplug the charger from the device.

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· While charging, the device and the charger may heat up. This is normal and should not affect the device’s lifespan or performance. If the battery gets hotter than usual, the charger may stop charging. If this occurs during wireless charging, disconnect the device from the charger to let it cool down, then charge the device again later.
· If you charge the device while the multipurpose jack is wet, the device may be damaged. Thoroughly dry the multipurpose jack before charging the device.
· If the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre.
Fast charging
The device has a built-in fast charging feature. You can charge the battery more quickly while the device or its screen is turned off.
Increasing the charging speed
To increase the charging speed, turn the device or its screen off when you charge the battery. If the fast charging feature is not activated, launch the Settings app, tap Device care Battery Charging, and then tap the Fast charging switch to activate it.
· While charging, you cannot activate or deactivate this feature. · You cannot use the built-in fast charging feature when you charge the battery
using a standard battery charger. · If the device heats up or the ambient air temperature rises, the charging speed may
decrease automatically. This is a normal operating condition to prevent damage to the device.

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SIM or USIM card (nano-SIM card)
Installing the SIM or USIM card
Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider. You can insert two SIM or USIM cards so you can have two phone numbers or service providers for a single device. In some areas, data transfer speeds may be slower if two SIM cards are inserted in the device than when one SIM card is inserted.
· Use only a nano-SIM card. · Use caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not
responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards.
Some services that require a network connection may not be available depending on the service provider.

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1 Insert the ejection pin into the hole next to the tray to loosen the tray.
Ensure that the ejection pin is perpendicular to the hole. Otherwise, the device may be damaged.
2 Pull out the tray gently from the tray slot. 3 Place the SIM or USIM card on the tray with the gold-coloured contacts facing
downwards.
4 Gently press the SIM or USIM card into the tray to secure it.
If the card is not fixed firmly into the tray, the SIM card may leave or fall out of the tray.
5 Insert the tray back into the tray slot.
· If you insert the tray into your device while the tray is wet, your device may be damaged. Always make sure the tray is dry.
· Fully insert the tray into the tray slot to prevent liquid from entering your device.

Using dual SIM or USIM cards
If you insert two SIM or USIM cards, you can have two phone numbers or service providers for a single device.
Activating SIM or USIM cards
Launch the Settings app and tap Connections SIM card manager. Select a SIM or USIM card and tap the switch to activate it.
Customising SIM or USIM cards
Launch the Settings app, tap Connections SIM card manager, and then select a SIM or USIM card to access the following options:
· Icon: Change the icon of the SIM or USIM card. · Name: Change the display name of the SIM or USIM card. · Network mode: Select a network type to use with the SIM or USIM card.

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Setting preferred SIM or USIM cards
When two cards are activated, you can assign voice calls, messaging, and data services to specific cards. Launch the Settings app, tap Connections SIM card manager, and then set the feature preferences for your cards in Preferred SIM card.

Memory card (microSD card)
Installing a memory card
Your device’s memory card capacity may vary from other models and some memory cards may not be compatible with your device depending on the memory card manufacturer and type. To view your device’s maximum memory card capacity, refer to the Samsung website.
· Some memory cards may not be fully compatible with the device. Using an incompatible card may damage the device or the memory card, or corrupt the data stored in it.
· Use caution to insert the memory card right-side up.
· The device supports the FAT and the exFAT file systems for memory cards. When inserting a card formatted in a different file system, the device will ask to reformat the card or will not recognise the card. To use the memory card, you must format it. If your device cannot format or recognise the memory card, contact the memory card manufacturer or a Samsung Service Centre.
· Frequent writing and erasing of data shortens the lifespan of memory cards. · When inserting a memory card into the device, the memory card’s file directory
appears in the My Files SD card folder.

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1 Insert the ejection pin into the hole next to the tray to loosen the tray.
Ensure that the ejection pin is perpendicular to the hole. Otherwise, the device may be damaged.
2 Pull out the tray gently from the tray slot.
When you remove the tray from the device, the mobile data connection will be disabled.
3 Place a memory card on the tray with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards. 4 Gently press the memory card into the tray to secure it.
If the card is not fixed firmly into the tray, the memory card may leave or fall out of the tray.
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5 Insert the tray back into the tray slot.
· If you insert the tray into your device while the tray is wet, your device may be damaged. Always make sure the tray is dry.
· Fully insert the tray into the tray slot to prevent liquid from entering your device.

Removing the memory card
Before removing the memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. Launch the Settings app and tap Device care Storage Advanced SD card Unmount.
Do not remove external storage, such as a memory card or USB storage, while the device is transferring or accessing information, or right after transferring data. Doing so can cause data to be corrupted or lost or cause damage to the external storage or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses, including loss of data, resulting from the misuse of external storage devices.

Formatting the memory card
A memory card formatted on a computer may not be compatible with the device. Format the memory card on the device. Launch the Settings app and tap Device care Storage Advanced SD card Format.
Before formatting the memory card, remember to make backup copies of all important data stored in the memory card. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss of data resulting from user actions.

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Turning the device on and off
Follow all posted warnings and directions from authorised personnel in areas where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals.
Turning the device on
Press and hold the Side key for a few seconds to turn on the device. When you turn on your device for the first time or after performing a data reset, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device.
Turning the device off
1 To turn off the device, press and hold the Side key. Alternatively, open the notification
panel and tap .

2 Tap Power off.
To restart the device, tap Restart.
Forcing restart
If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the Side key and the Volume Down key simultaneously for more than 7 seconds to restart it.
Volume Down key Side key

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Emergency mode
You can switch the device to emergency mode to reduce battery consumption. Some apps and functions will be restricted. In emergency mode, you can make an emergency call, send your current location information to others, sound an emergency alarm, and more.
To activate emergency mode, press and hold the Side key, and then tap Emergency mode. Alternatively, open the notification panel and tap Emergency mode. To deactivate emergency mode, tap Turn off Emergency mode.
The usage time left shows the time remaining before the battery power runs out. Usage time left may vary depending on your device settings and operating conditions.

Initial setup
When you turn on your device for the first time or after performing a data reset, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device.
1 Press and hold the Side key for a few seconds to turn on the device.
2 Select your preferred device language and select .
3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
The Home screen will appear. If you do not connect to a Wi-Fi network, you may not be able to set up some device features during the initial setup.

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Samsung account
Your Samsung account is an integrated account service that allows you to use a variety of Samsung services provided by mobile devices, TVs, and the Samsung website. To check the list of services that can be used with your Samsung account, launch the Settings app and tap Accounts and backup Accounts Samsung account Apps and services. Alternatively, visit account.samsung.com.
Creating a Samsung account
If you do not have a Samsung account, you should create one.
1 Launch the Settings app and tap Accounts and backup Accounts Add account
Samsung account. Alternatively, launch the Settings app and tap .
2 Tap Create account.
3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete creating your account.

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Signing in to your Samsung account
If you already have a Samsung account, sign in to your Samsung account. You can also sign in using your Google account.
1 Launch the Settings app and tap Accounts and backup Accounts Add account
Samsung account. Alternatively, launch the Settings app and tap .
2 Enter your Samsung account ID and password and tap Sign in.
If you want to sign in using your Google account, tap Continue with Google.
3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete signing in to your Samsung account.
Finding your ID and resetting your password
If you forget your Samsung account ID or password, tap Find ID or Reset password on the Samsung account sign-in screen. You can find your ID or reset your password after you enter the required information.
Removing your Samsung account
When you remove your Samsung account from the device, your data, such as contacts or events, will also be removed.
1 Launch the Settings app and tap Accounts and backup Accounts.
2 Tap Samsung account Personal info Sign out.
3 Tap Sign out, enter your Samsung account password, and then tap OK.

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Transferring data from your previous device (Smart Switch)
You can use Smart Switch to transfer data from your previous device to your new device. Launch the Settings app and tap Accounts and backup Smart Switch.
· This feature may not be supported on some devices or computers. · Limitations apply. Visit www.samsung.com/smartswitch for details. Samsung
takes copyright seriously. Only transfer content that you own or have the right to transfer.
Transferring data wirelessly
Transfer data from your previous device to your device wirelessly via Wi-Fi Direct.
1 On the previous device, launch Smart Switch.
If you do not have the app, download it from Galaxy Store or Play Store.
2 On your device, launch the Settings app and tap Accounts and backup Smart
Switch.
3 Place the devices near each other.
4 On the previous device, tap Send data Wireless.
5 On the previous device, tap Allow.
6 On your device, select an item to bring and tap Transfer.
7 Follow the on-screen instructions to transfer data from your previous device.
After the data is done transferring, you can view a list of the transferred data on your device.

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Backing up and restoring data using external storage
Transfer data using external storage, such as a microSD card.
1 Back up data from your previous device to external storage.
2 Insert or connect the external storage device to your device.
3 On your device, launch the Settings app and tap Accounts and backup Smart Switch
Restore.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions to transfer data from external storage.
Transferring backup data from a computer
Transfer data between your device and a computer. You must download the Smart Switch computer version app from www.samsung.com/smartswitch. Back up data from your previous device to a computer and import the data to your device.
1 On the computer, visit www.samsung.com/smartswitch to download Smart Switch.
2 On the computer, launch Smart Switch.
If your previous device is not a Samsung device, back up data to a computer using a program provided by the device’s manufacturer. Then, skip to the fifth step.
3 Connect your previous device to the computer using the device’s USB cable.
4 On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to back up data from the device.
Then, disconnect your previous device from the computer.
5 Connect your device to the computer using the USB cable.
6 On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to transfer data to your device.

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Understanding the screen
Controlling the touchscreen
· Do not allow the touchscreen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touchscreen to malfunction.
· To avoid damaging the touchscreen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply excessive pressure to it with your fingertips.
· It is recommended not to use fixed graphics on part or all of the touchscreen for extended periods. Doing so may result in afterimages (screen burn-in) or ghosting.
· The device may not recognise touch inputs close to the edges of the screen, which are outside of the touch input area.
· It is recommended to use fingers when you use the touchscreen.
Tapping
Tap the screen.

Tapping and holding
Tap and hold the screen for approximately 2 seconds.
Dragging
Tap and hold an item and drag it to the target position.

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Double-tapping
Double-tap the screen.

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Swiping
Swipe upwards, downwards, to the left, or to the right.
Spreading and pinching
Spread two fingers apart or pinch on the screen.

Navigation bar (soft buttons)
When you turn on the screen, the soft buttons will appear on the navigation bar at the bottom of the screen. The soft buttons are set to the Recents button, Home button, and Back button by default. The functions of the buttons can change according to the app currently being used or usage environment.

Button

Recents

Home

Back

Function · Tap to open the list of recent apps. · Tap to return to the Home screen. · Tap and hold to launch the Google Assistant app. · Tap to return to the previous screen.

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Hiding the navigation bar
View files or use apps on a wider screen by hiding the navigation bar. Launch the Settings app, tap Display Navigation bar, and then tap Full screen gestures under Navigation type. The navigation bar will be hidden and the gesture hints will appear. Tap More options and select an option you want.
· Swipe from bottom: The gesture hints will appear where the soft buttons are located. To use the soft buttons, drag the gesture hint of the desired button upwards.
· Swipe from sides and bottom: ­ Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to move to the Home screen. ­ Swipe up and hold to view the list of recent apps. ­ Swipe inward from either side of the screen to return to the previous screen. ­ Swipe inward from one of the bottom corners to launch the Google Assistant app.

Swipe from bottom

Swipe from sides and bottom

If you want to hide the gesture hints at the bottom of the screen, tap the Gesture hints switch to deactivate it.

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Home screen and Apps screen
The Home screen is the starting point for accessing all of the device’s features. It displays widgets, shortcuts to apps, and more. The Apps screen displays icons for all apps, including newly installed apps.
The screen may appear differently depending on the region or service provider.

A widget Navigation bar (soft buttons)

Screen indicator Favourite apps

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Switching between Home and Apps screens
On the Home screen, swipe upwards or downwards to open the Apps screen. To return to the Home screen, swipe upwards or downwards on the Apps screen. Alternatively, tap the Home button or the Back button.
Finder

Home screen

Apps screen

If you add the Apps button on the Home screen, you can open the Apps screen by tapping the button. On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, tap Home screen settings, and then tap the Apps button switch to activate it. The Apps button will be added at the bottom of the Home screen.

Apps button

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Launching Finder
Search for content on the device quickly.
1 On the Apps screen, tap Search. Alternatively, open the notification panel, swipe
downwards, and then tap .

2 Enter a keyword.
Apps and content on your device will be searched. If you tap on the keyboard, you can search for more content.
Displaying the screen in landscape mode
On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, tap Home screen settings, and then tap the Rotate to landscape mode switch to activate it. Rotate the device until it is horizontal to view the screen in landscape mode.

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Moving items
Tap and hold an item, and then drag it to a new location. To move the item to another panel, drag it to the side of the screen. To add a shortcut to an app on the Home screen, tap and hold an item on the Apps screen, and then tap Add to Home. A shortcut to the app will be added on the Home screen. You can also move frequently used apps to the shortcuts area at the bottom of the Home screen.
Creating folders
Create folders and gather similar apps to quickly access and launch apps. On the Home screen or the Apps screen, tap and hold an app, and then drag it over another app. A new folder containing the selected apps will be created. Tap Folder name and enter a folder name.

· Adding more apps Tap on the folder. Tick the apps to add and tap Done. You can also add an app by dragging it to the folder.
· Moving apps from a folder Tap and hold an app to drag it to a new location.
· Deleting a folder Tap and hold a folder, and then tap Delete folder. Only the folder will be deleted. The folder’s apps will be relocated to the Apps screen.
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Editing the Home screen
On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, or pinch your fingers together to access the editing options. You can set the wallpaper, add widgets, and more. You can also add, delete, or rearrange Home screen panels.
· Adding panels: Swipe to the left, and then tap . · Moving panels: Tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location. · Deleting panels: Tap on the panel.

· Wallpapers: Change the wallpaper settings for the Home screen and the locked screen. · Themes: Change the device’s theme. Visual elements of interface, such as colours, icons,
and wallpapers, will change depending on the selected theme. · Widgets: Widgets are small apps that launch specific app functions to provide
information and convenient access on your Home screen. Tap and hold a widget, and then drag it to the Home screen. The widget will be added on the Home screen. · Home screen settings: Configure settings for the Home screen, such as the screen grid or layout.
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Displaying all apps on the Home screen
Without using a separate Apps screen, you can set the device to display all apps on the Home screen. On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, and then tap Home screen settings Home screen layout Home screen only Apply. You can now access all your apps by swiping to the left on the Home screen.

Indicator icons
Indicator icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen. The icons listed in the table below are most common.
· The status bar may not appear at the top of the screen in some apps. To display the status bar, drag down from the top of the screen.
· Some indicator icons appear only when you open the notification panel. · The indicator icons may appear differently depending on the service provider or
model.

Icon

Meaning

No signal

Signal strength

Roaming (outside of normal service area)

GPRS network connected

EDGE network connected

UMTS network connected

HSDPA network connected

HSPA+ network connected

/

LTE network connected

Wi-Fi connected

Bluetooth feature activated

Location services being used

Call in progress

Missed call

New text or multimedia message

Alarm activated

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Icon

Meaning

Mute mode activated

Vibration mode activated

Flight mode activated

Error occurred or caution required

Battery charging

Battery power level

Lock screen
Pressing the Side key turns off the screen and locks it. Also, the screen turns off and automatically locks if the device is not used for a specified period. To unlock the screen, swipe in any direction when the screen turns on. If the screen is off, press the Side key to turn on the screen. Alternatively, double-tap the screen.

Locked screen
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Changing the screen lock method
To change the screen lock method, launch the Settings app, tap Lock screen Screen lock type, and then select a method.
When you set a pattern, PIN, password, or your biometric data for the screen lock method, you can protect your personal information by preventing others from accessing your device. After setting the screen lock method, the device will require an unlock code whenever unlocking it.
· Swipe: Swipe in any direction on the screen to unlock it. · Pattern: Draw a pattern with four or more dots to unlock the screen. · PIN: Enter a PIN with at least four numbers to unlock the screen. · Password: Enter a password with at least four characters, numbers, or symbols to unlock
the screen. · None: Do not set a screen lock method. · Face: Register your face to unlock the screen. Refer to Face recognition for more
information. · Fingerprints: Register your fingerprints to unlock the screen. Refer to Fingerprint
recognition for more information.
You can set your device to perform a factory data reset if you enter the unlock code incorrectly several times in a row and reach the attempt limit. Launch the Settings app, tap Lock screen Secure lock settings, unlock the screen using the preset screen lock method, and then tap the Auto factory reset switch to activate it.

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Notification panel
When you receive new notifications, such as messages or missed calls, indicator icons appear on the status bar. To see more information about the icons, open the notification panel and view the details.
To open the notification panel, drag the status bar downwards. To close the notification panel, swipe upwards on the screen.

You can use the following functions on the notification panel.

Access the power options.

Quick setting buttons
Control media on your device and connected nearby devices.
View the notification details and perform various actions.

Launch Settings.
Control connected nearby devices.

Access the notification settings.

Clear all notifications.

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Using quick setting buttons
Tap quick setting buttons to activate certain features. Swipe downwards on the notification panel to view more buttons.

Finder Access additional options.

Adjust the brightness of the display.
To change feature settings, tap the text under each button. To view more detailed settings, tap and hold a button. To rearrange buttons, tap Button order, tap and hold a button, and then drag it to another location.
Controlling media playback
Take control of music or video playback easily using the Media feature. You can also continue playback on another device.
1 Open the notification panel and tap Media. 2 Tap the icons on the controller to control the playback.
To continue playback on another device, tap and select the device you want.
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Screen capture and screen record
Screen capture
Capture a screenshot while using the device and write on, draw on, crop, or share the captured screen. You can capture the current screen and scrollable area.
How to capture a screenshot
Use the following methods to capture a screenshot. You can view the captured screenshots in Gallery. Method 1) Key capture: Press the Side key and the Volume Down key simultaneously. Method 2) Swipe capture: Swipe your hand to the left or right across the screen.
· It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps and features. · If capturing a screenshot by swiping is not activated, launch the Settings app, tap
Advanced features Motions and gestures, and then tap the Palm swipe to capture switch to activate it.
After capturing a screenshot, use the following options on the toolbar at the bottom of the screen:

· : Capture the current content and the hidden content on an elongated page, such as a webpage. When you tap , the screen will automatically scroll down and more content will be captured.
· : Write or draw on the screenshot or crop a portion from the screenshot. You can view the cropped area in Gallery.
· : Share the screenshot with others.
If the options are not visible on the captured screen, launch the Settings app, tap Advanced features Screenshots and screen recorder, and then tap the Screenshot toolbar switch to activate it.

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Screen record
Record the screen while using your device.
1 Open the notification panel, swipe downwards, and then tap (Screen recorder) to
activate it.
2 Select a sound setting and tap Start recording.
After a countdown, recording will start. · To write or draw on the screen, tap . · To record the screen with a video overlay of yourself, tap .
3 When you are finished recording the video, tap .
You can view the video in Gallery.
To change the screen recorder settings, launch the Settings app and tap Advanced features Screenshots and screen recorder Screen recorder settings.

Entering text

Keyboard layout
A keyboard appears automatically when you enter text to send messages, create notes, and more.
Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter text, you must change the input language to one of the supported languages.

Additional keyboard functions

View more keyboard functions.

Enter uppercase. For all caps, tap it twice.
Enter symbols.

Delete a preceding character.
Break to the next line. Enter a space.

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Changing the input language
Tap Languages and types Manage input languages and select the languages to use. When you select two or more languages, you can switch between the input languages by swiping to the left or right on the space key.
Changing the keyboard
On the navigation bar, tap to change the keyboard.

To change the keyboard type, tap Languages and types, select a language, and then select the keyboard type you want.
· If the keyboard button ( ) does not appear on the navigation bar, launch the Settings app, tap General management Language and input On-screen keyboard, and then tap the Show Keyboard button switch to activate it.
· On a 3×4 keyboard, a key has three or four characters. To enter a character, tap the corresponding key repeatedly until the desired character appears.
Additional keyboard functions
Some features may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
· : Enter emoticons. · : Enter stickers. You can also enter your emoji stickers that look like you. Refer to Using
your emoji stickers in chats for more information. · : Attach animated GIFs. · : Enter text by voice. · : Change the keyboard settings. · : Search for content on the device quickly and enter it. · : Translate text and enter it.
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· : Open the text editing panel. · : Change the keyboard mode. · : Change the keyboard size.
Copying and pasting
1 Tap and hold over text. 2 Drag or to select the desired text, or tap Select all to select all text. 3 Tap Copy or Cut.
The selected text is copied to the clipboard.
4 Tap and hold where the text is to be inserted and tap Paste.

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Apps and features
Installing or uninstalling apps
Galaxy Store
Purchase and download apps. You can download apps that are specialised for Samsung Galaxy devices. Launch the Galaxy Store app.
This app may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Installing apps
Browse apps by category or tap to search for a keyword. Select an app to view information about it. To download free apps, tap Install. To purchase and download apps where charges apply, tap the price and follow the on-screen instructions.
To change the auto update settings, tap Auto update apps, and then select an option.
Play Store
Purchase and download apps. Launch the Play Store app.
Installing apps
Browse apps by category or search for apps by keyword. Select an app to view information about it. To download free apps, tap Install. To purchase and download apps where charges apply, tap the price and follow the on-screen instructions.
To change the auto update settings, tap Settings Auto-update apps, and then select an option.
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Managing apps
Uninstalling or disabling apps
Tap and hold an app and select an option. · Disable: Disable selected default apps that cannot be uninstalled from the device. · Uninstall: Uninstall downloaded apps.
Some apps may not support this feature.

Enabling apps
Launch the Settings app, tap Apps Disabled, select an app, and then tap Enable.
Setting app permissions
For some apps to operate properly, they may need permission to access or use information on your device. To view your app permission settings, launch the Settings app and tap Apps. Select an app and tap Permissions. You can view the app’s permissions list and change its permissions. To view or change app permission settings by permission category, launch the Settings app and tap Apps Permission manager. Select an item and select an app.
If you do not grant permissions to apps, the basic features of the apps may not function properly.

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Bixby Vision
Introduction
Bixby Vision is a service that provides various features based on image recognition. You can use Bixby Vision to quickly search for information by recognising objects. Use a variety of useful Bixby Vision features.

Search (including similar images)

Translate or extract text.

Scan QR code. Shopping

· To use this feature, the device must be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network. · The available features and search results may vary depending on the region or
service provider. · This feature may not be available or you may not get correct search results
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Launching Bixby Vision
Launch Bixby Vision using one of these methods. · In the Camera app, tap MORE on the shooting modes list and tap BIXBY VISION. · In the Gallery app, select an image and tap . · In the Internet app, tap and hold an image and tap Bixby Vision. · If you added the Bixby Vision app icon to the Apps screen, launch the Bixby Vision app.
Translating or extracting text
Recognise and show the translated text on the screen. You can also extract text from a document or an image file. For example, if you want to know what a sign says while travelling abroad, use the Bixby Vision features. The device will translate the sign’s text into the language you select.
1 Launch the Camera app, tap MORE on the shooting modes list, and then tap BIXBY
VISION.
2 Select and keep the text within the screen to recognise it.
The translated text will appear on the screen.
· To extract text, tap . If you tap , you can use additional features with the extracted text, such as sharing or saving it.
· To change the source or target language, tap the language settings panel at the bottom of the screen.
Searching for similar images and related information
Search for images similar to the recognised object online and related information. You can view various images with properties similar to the object, such as colour or shape, and view the related information. For example, if you want to know the information about a building, use the Bixby Vision features. The device will search for and show you related information or images with similar characteristics.
1 Launch the Camera app, tap MORE on the shooting modes list, and then tap BIXBY
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2 Select and keep the object within the screen to recognise it.
3 Select a search result.
The similar images and related information will appear.
Searching for shopping information
Recognise a product to search for information even when you do not know the product’s name. For example, if you want to search for the product’s information online, use the Bixby Vision features and the device will search for it and show you the results.
1 Launch the Camera app, tap MORE on the shooting modes list, and then tap BIXBY
VISION.
2 Select and keep the object within the screen to recognise it.
3 Select a search result.
The information about the product will appear.
Reading QR codes
Recognise QR codes and view a variety of information, such as websites, photos, videos, maps, and business cards.
1 Launch the Camera app, tap MORE on the shooting modes list, and then tap BIXBY
VISION.
2 Select and keep the QR code within the screen to recognise it.
The information connected to the QR code will appear.

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Phone

Introduction
Make or answer voice and video calls.

Making calls
1 Launch the Phone app and tap Keypad. 2 Enter a phone number. 3 Tap to make a voice call, or tap to make a video call.

Add the number to the contacts list.

Access additional options. Search for a contact.

Preview the phone number.

Delete a preceding character.

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Making calls from call logs or contacts list
Launch the Phone app, tap Recents or Contacts, and then swipe to the right on a contact or a phone number to make a call. If this feature is deactivated, launch the Settings app, tap Advanced features Motions and gestures, and then tap the Swipe to call or send messages switch to activate it.
Using speed dial
Set speed dial numbers to quickly make calls. To set a number to speed dial, launch the Phone app, tap Keypad or Contacts Speed dial numbers, select a speed dial number, and then add a phone number. To make a call, tap and hold a speed dial number on the keypad. For speed dial numbers 10 and up, tap the first digit(s) of the number, and then tap and hold the last digit. For example, if you set the number 123 as a speed dial number, tap 1, tap 2, and then tap and hold 3.
Making calls from the locked screen
On the locked screen, drag outside the circle.
Making an international call
1 Launch the Phone app and tap Keypad.
2 Tap and hold 0 until the + sign appears.
3 Enter the country code, area code, and phone number, and then tap .

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Receiving calls
Answering a call
When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle.
Rejecting a call
When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle. To send a message when rejecting an incoming call, drag the Send message bar upwards and select a message to send. To create various rejection messages, launch the Phone app, tap Settings Quick decline messages, enter a message, and then tap .
Missed calls
If a call is missed, the icon appears on the status bar. Open the notification panel to view the list of missed calls. Alternatively, launch the Phone app and tap Recents to view missed calls.
Blocking phone numbers
Block calls from specific numbers added to your block list.
1 Launch the Phone app and tap Settings Block numbers.
2 Tap Recents or Contacts, select contacts or phone numbers, and then tap Done.
To manually enter a number, tap Add phone number, enter a phone number, and then tap .
When blocked numbers try to contact you, you will not receive notifications. The calls will be logged in the call log.
You can also block incoming calls from people that do not show their caller ID. Tap the Block unknown callers switch to activate the feature.

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Options during calls
During a voice call
The following actions are available: · : Access additional options. · Add call: Dial a second call. The first call will be put on hold. When you end the second call, the first call will be resumed. · Hold call: Hold a call. Tap Resume call to retrieve the held call. · Bluetooth: Switch to a Bluetooth headset if it is connected to the device. · Speaker: Activate or deactivate the speakerphone. When using the speakerphone, keep the device away from your ears. · Mute: Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you. · Keypad / Hide: Open or close the keypad. · : End the current call.
During a video call
Tap the screen to use the following options: · : Access additional options. · Camera: Turn off the camera so that the other party cannot see you. · Switch: Switch between the front and rear cameras. · : End the current call. · Mute: Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you. · Speaker: Activate or deactivate the speakerphone. When using the speakerphone, keep the device away from your ears.

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Adding a phone number to Contacts
Adding a phone number to Contacts from the keypad
1 Launch the Phone app and tap Keypad. 2 Enter the number. 3 Tap Add to Contacts. 4 Tap Create new contact to create a new contact, or tap Update existing contact to add
the number to an existing contact.
Adding a phone number to Contacts from the calls list
1 Launch the Phone app and tap Recents. 2 Tap a caller’s image and tap Add, or tap a phone number and tap Add to Contacts. 3 Tap Create new contact to create a new contact, or tap Update existing contact to add
the number to an existing contact.
Adding a tag to a phone number
You can add tags to numbers without saving them to Contacts. This allows you to view the caller’s information when they call without having them listed in Contacts.
1 Launch the Phone app and tap Recents. 2 Tap a phone number . 3 Tap Add note, enter a tag, and then tap Add.
When a call comes from that number, the tag will show under the number.

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Contacts
Introduction
Create new contacts or manage contacts on the device.
Adding contacts
Creating a new contact
1 Launch the Contacts app and tap . 2 Select a storage location. 3 Enter contact information.
Select a storage location.

Add an image.

Enter contact information.

Open more information fields.

Depending on the selected storage location, the types of information you can save may vary.
4 Tap Save.
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Importing contacts
Add contacts by importing them from other storages to your device.
1 Launch the Contacts app and tap Manage contacts Import or export contacts
Import.
2 Select a storage location to import contacts from.
3 Tick VCF files or contacts to import and tap Done.
4 Select a storage location to save contacts to and tap Import.
Syncing contacts with your web accounts
Sync your device contacts with online contacts saved in your web accounts, such as your Samsung account.
1 Launch the Settings app, tap Accounts and backup Accounts and select the account
to sync with.
2 Tap Sync account and tap the Contacts switch to activate it.
For the Samsung account, tap Sync settings and tap the Contacts switch to activate it.
Searching for contacts
Launch the Contacts app. Use one of the following search methods:
· Scroll up or down the contacts list. · Drag a finger along the index at the right side of the contacts list to scroll through it
quickly. · Tap at the top of the contacts list and enter search criteria.

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Tap the contact. Then take one of the following actions: · : Add to favourite contacts. · / : Make a voice or video call. · : Compose a message. · : Compose an email.
Sharing contacts
You can share contacts with others by using various sharing options.
1 Launch the Contacts app and tap Share.
2 Select contacts and tap Share.
3 Select a sharing method.
Saving and sharing profile
Save and share your profile information, such as your photo and status message, with others using the profile sharing feature.
· To use this feature, you must sign in to your Samsung account. · The profile sharing feature may not be available depending on the region or
service provider. · The profile sharing feature is only available for contacts who have activated the
profile sharing feature on their device.
1 Launch the Contacts app and select your profile.
2 Tap Tap here to share your profile and tap the switch to activate it.
· To use the profile sharing feature, your phone number must be verified. You can view your contacts’ updated profile information in Contacts.
· To change the scope of contacts to share your profile with, tap Select what’s shared, select an item to share, and then select an option.

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Creating groups
You can add groups, such as family or friends, and manage contacts by group.
1 Launch the Contacts app and tap Groups Create group. 2 Enter a group name.
To set a group ringtone, tap Group ringtone and select a ringtone.
3 Tap Add member, select contacts to add to the group, and then tap Done. 4 Tap Save.
Sending a group message
You can send a group message to a group’s members at the same time. Launch the Contacts app, tap Groups, select a group, and then tap Send message.
Merging duplicate contacts
When you import contacts from other storages, or sync contacts with other accounts, your contacts list may include duplicate contacts. Merge duplicate contacts into one to streamline your contacts list.
1 Launch the Contacts app and tap Manage contacts Merge contacts. 2 Tick contacts and tap Merge.
Deleting contacts
1 Launch the Contacts app and tap Delete. 2 Select contacts and tap Delete.
To delete contacts one by one, open the contacts list and tap a contact. Then tap Delete.

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Messages
Introduction
Send and view messages by conversation.
Sending messages
You may incur additional charges for sending messages when you are roaming.
1 Launch the Messages app and tap . 2 Add recipients and enter a message.
To record and send a voice message, tap and hold , say your message, and then release your finger. The recording icon appears only while the message input field is empty.

Recipient

Enter recipients.

Attach files. Enter a message.
3 Tap to send the message.

Send the message. Enter stickers.

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Viewing messages
Messages are grouped into message threads by contact.
You may incur additional charges for receiving messages when you are roaming.
1 Launch the Messages app and tap Conversations. 2 On the messages list, select a contact or a phone number.
· To reply to the message, tap the message input field, enter a message, and then tap .
· To adjust the font size, spread two fingers apart or pinch on the screen.
Sorting messages
You can sort messages by category and manage them easily.
1 Launch the Messages app and tap Conversations. 2 Tap New category Add category.
If the category option does not appear, tap Settings and tap the Conversations categories switch to activate it.
3 Enter a category name and tap Done. 4 Select conversations to add to the category and tap Done.
Blocking unwanted messages
Block messages from specific numbers added to your block list.
1 Launch the Messages app and tap Settings Block numbers and messages
Block numbers.
2 Tap Conversations and select a contact or a phone number. Or, tap Contacts, select
contacts, and then tap Done. To manually enter a number, enter a phone number under Enter phone number and tap
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Setting the message notification
You can change notification sound, display options, and more.
1 Launch the Messages app, tap Settings Notifications, and then tap the switch to
activate it.
2 Change the notification settings.
Setting a message reminder
You can set an alert at an interval to let you know that you have unchecked notifications. If this feature is not activated, launch the Settings app, tap Accessibility Advanced settings Notification reminders, and then tap the switch to activate it.
Deleting messages
1 Launch the Messages app. 2 On the messages list, select a contact or a phone number. 3 Tap and hold a message, then tap Delete.
To delete multiple messages, tick messages you want to delete.
4 Tap Delete.

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Internet

Introduction
Browse the Internet to search for information and bookmark your favourite webpages to access them conveniently.

Browsing webpages
1 Launch the Internet app. 2 Tap the address field. 3 Enter the web address or a keyword, and then tap Go.

To view the toolbars, drag your finger downwards slightly on the screen. To switch between tabs quickly, swipe to the left or right on the address field.

Bookmark the current webpage.

Refresh the current webpage.

Open the homepage. Move between pages.

View your bookmarks.
Open the browser’s tab manager.
Access additional options.

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Using secret mode
In secret mode, you can separately manage open tabs, bookmarks, and saved pages. You can lock secret mode using a password and your biometric data.
Activating secret mode
In the toolbar at the bottom of the screen, tap Turn on Secret mode. If you are using this feature for the first time, set whether to use a password for secret mode. In secret mode, the device will change the colour of the toolbars.
In secret mode, you cannot use some features, such as screen capture.

Changing security settings
You can change your password or the lock method. Tap Settings Privacy and security Secret mode settings Change password. To use your registered biometric data as a lock method along with the password, tap an option switch under Biometrics to activate it.
Deactivating secret mode
In the toolbar at the bottom of the screen, tap Turn off Secret mode.

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Camera
Introduction
Take photos and record videos using various modes and settings. Camera etiquette
· Do not take photos or record videos of other people without their permission. · Do not take photos or record videos where legally prohibited. · Do not take photos or record videos in places where you may violate other people’s
privacy.
Launching Camera
Use the following methods to launch Camera: · Launch the Camera app. · Press the Side key twice quickly. · On the locked screen, drag outside the circle. · Some methods may not be available depending on the region or service provider. · Some camera features are not available when you launch the Camera app from the locked screen or when the screen is turned off while the screen lock method is set. · If photos you take appear blurry, clean the camera lens and try again.
Taking photos
1 Tap the image on the preview screen where the camera should focus.
· Spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out. Alternatively, drag the lens selection icon to the left or right. Zooming features are available only when using the rear camera.
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Options for current shooting mode

Select a lens.

Scene optimiser button

Shooting modes Preview thumbnail
Take a photo.

Current mode
Switch between the front and rear cameras.

· The preview screen may vary depending on the shooting mode and which camera is being used.
· The camera automatically shuts off when unused.
· Make sure that the lens is not damaged or contaminated. Otherwise, the device may not work properly in some modes that require high resolutions.
· Your device’s camera features a wide-angle lens. Minor distortion may occur in wide-angle photos or videos and does not indicate device performance problems.
· When you take photos or videos with a high resolution or a high zoom ratio, the focus may not be clear if the subject is close. Take photos or videos from a good distance.

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Using the camera button
Tap and hold the camera button to record a video. To take burst shots, swipe downwards on the camera button and hold it.
Options for current shooting mode
On the preview screen, use the following options.

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Options for current shooting mode

The available options may vary depending on the shooting mode.
· : Activate or deactivate the flash. · : Select the length of the delay before the camera automatically takes a photo. · : Select an aspect ratio for photos. · : Activate or deactivate the motion photo feature. If you activate the feature, a video
clip will also be taken from a few seconds before tapping the camera button. · : Stabilise a video. · : Activate or deactivate the night hyperlapse feature. · : Select a frame rate. · : Select an aspect ratio for videos. · : Apply a filter effect or beauty effects. · : Record fun videos with virtual handwriting or drawings on faces or anywhere else.
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· : Select a metering method. This determines how light values are calculated. Centre-weighted uses the light in the centre portion of the shot to calculate the exposure of the shot. Spot uses the light in a concentrated centre area of the shot to calculate the exposure of the shot. Matrix averages the entire scene.
· : In FOOD mode, focus on a subject inside the circular frame and blur the image outside the frame.
· : In FOOD mode, adjust the colour tone.
Changing shooting modes
To change the shooting mode, drag the shooting modes list to the left or right, or swipe to the left or right on the preview screen. Select a shooting mode you want.

Shooting modes list

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Selecting a camera for shooting
On the preview screen, select the camera you want and take a photo or record a video.
This feature is only available in some shooting modes.
· (Ultra wide): The Ultra wide camera lets you take wide-angle photos or record wideangle videos which look just like the actual view. Use this feature to take landscape photos. To correct the distortion in photos taken with the Ultra wide camera, tap on the preview screen, tap Save options, and then tap the Ultra wide lens correction switch to activate it.
· (Wide-angle): The wide-angle camera lets you take basic photos or record normal videos.

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Photo mode (Intelligent camera)
The camera adjusts the shooting options automatically depending on the surroundings to capture photos easily. The intelligent camera feature automatically recognises the subject and optimises the colour and any effects. On the shooting modes list, tap PHOTO and tap to take a photo.
Taking high-resolution photos
Take high-resolution photos. You can crop the high-resolution photos by enlarging the area you want and saving it as a high-resolution file.
The resolution may vary depending on the model.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap PHOTO. 2 In the shooting options, tap . 3 Tap to take a photo.

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Scene optimiser
The camera adjusts the colour settings and applies the optimised effect automatically by recognising the subject. On the shooting modes list, tap PHOTO. When the camera recognises the subject, the scene optimiser button will change and the optimised colour and effect will be applied.
· If this feature is not activated, tap on the preview screen and tap the Scene optimiser switch to activate it.
· To use additional features, tap on the preview screen, tap Scene optimiser, and then tap the switches next to the features you want.
· If you do not want to use this feature, tap the scene optimiser button on the preview screen.

Shot suggestions
The camera suggests the ideal composition for the photo by recognising the position and angle of your subject. On the preview screen, tap and tap the Shot suggestions switch to activate it.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap PHOTO.
A guide will appear on the preview screen.
2 Point the guide at the subject.
The camera recognises the composition, and the recommended composition appears on the preview screen.
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3 Adjust the position and angle of the camera to fit the composition.
When the ideal composition is achieved, the guide will change to yellow.
4 Tap to take a photo.

Ideal composition Guide

Taking selfies
You can take self-portraits with the front camera.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap PHOTO. 2 On the preview screen, swipe upwards or downwards, or tap to switch to the front
camera for self-portraits.
3 Face the front camera lens.
To take self-portraits with a wide-angle shot of the landscape or people, tap .
4 Tap to take a photo.
Applying filter and beauty effects
You can select a filter effect and modify facial features, such as your skin tone or face shape, before taking a photo.
1 On the preview screen, tap . 2 Select a filter effect or beauty effects and take a photo.
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Creating filters Select an image with a colour tone you like from Gallery, and save the colour tone as a new filter. When you then take a photo with the filter, you can get a similar look.
1 On the preview screen, tap My filters.
When you create a filter for the first time, select a sample image with a colour tone you want to use and tap Next Save filter.
2 Tap and select an image with a colour tone you want to use.
To change the filter name, tap the name.
3 Tap Save filter.
Locking the focus (AF) and exposure (AE)
You can lock the focus or exposure on a selected area to prevent the camera from automatically adjusting based on changes to the subjects or light sources. Tap and hold the area to focus, the AF/AE frame will appear on the area and the focus and exposure setting will be locked. The setting remains locked even after you take a photo.
Video mode
The camera adjusts the shooting options automatically depending on the surroundings to record videos easily.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap VIDEO.
2 Tap to record a video.
· To switch between the front and rear cameras while recording, swipe upwards or downwards on the preview screen or tap .
· To capture an image from the video while recording, tap . · To change the focus while recording a video, tap where you want to focus. To use auto
focus mode, tap AF to cancel the manually set focus.
3 Tap to stop recording the video.

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Stabilising videos (Super steady)
When recording videos, stabilise them using the Super steady feature. Tap VIDEO on the shooting modes list, tap on the shooting options to activate it, and then record a video.
Single take mode
Take photos or videos in single take mode when you want to get a variety of results with just one shot. Your device automatically captures the best shot and videos and creates photos with optimised filters or videos with certain sections repeated.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap SINGLE TAKE.
2 Tap and move the camera to capture the scene you want.

3 When you are finished, tap the preview thumbnail.
A variety of optimised results for the scene will appear. To view other results, drag the icon upwards. To save the results individually, tap Select, tick the items you want, and then tap .
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Pro mode
Capture photos while manually adjusting various shooting options, such as exposure value and ISO value. On the shooting modes list, tap MORE PRO. Select options and customise the settings, and then tap to take a photo.
Available options
· : Select an ISO value. This controls camera light sensitivity. Low values are for stationary or brightly lit objects. Higher values are for fast-moving or poorly lit objects. However, higher ISO settings can result in noise in photos.
If the shutter speed is set manually, you cannot set the ISO setting to AUTO.
· : Adjust the shutter speed. A slow shutter speed allows more light in, so the photo becomes brighter. This is ideal for photos of scenery or photos taken at night. A fast shutter speed allows less light in. This is ideal for capturing photos of fast-moving subjects.
· : Adjust the colour tone. · : Change the focus mode. Drag the adjustment bar towards or to manually
adjust the focus. To switch to auto focus mode, tap MANUAL. · : Select an appropriate white balance, so images have a true-to-life colour range. You
can set the colour temperature. · : Change the exposure value. This determines how much light the camera’s sensor
receives. For low-light situations, use a higher exposure. If the shutter speed is set manually, you cannot change the exposure value. The exposure value will change and be displayed based on the shutter speed setting.

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Separating the focus area and the exposure area
You can separate the focus area and the exposure area. Tap and hold the preview screen. The AF/AE frame will appear on the screen. Drag the frame to the area where you want to separate the focus area and the exposure area.

Panorama mode
Using panorama mode, take a series of photos and then stitch them together to create a wide scene.
To get the best shots using panorama mode, follow these tips: · Move the camera slowly in one direction. · Keep the image within the frame on the camera’s viewfinder. If the preview
image is out of the guide frame or you do not move the device, the device will automatically stop taking photos. · Avoid taking photos of indistinct backgrounds, such as an empty sky or a plain wall.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap MORE PANORAMA. 2 Tap and move the device slowly in one direction. 3 Tap to stop taking photos.
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Food mode
Take photos of food with more vibrant colours.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap MORE FOOD. 2 Tap the screen and drag the circular frame over the area to highlight.
The area outside the circular frame will be blurred. To resize the circular frame, drag a corner of the frame.
3 Tap and drag the adjustment bar to adjust the colour tone. 4 Tap to take a photo.
Night mode
Take a photo in low-light conditions, without using the flash. When you use a tripod, you can get brighter and steadier results.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap MORE NIGHT. 2 Tap and hold your device steady until shooting is complete.
Macro mode
Take photos of subjects at close range. On the shooting modes list, tap MORE MACRO.

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Live focus mode
The camera allows you to take photos where the background is blurred and the subject stands out clearly. You can also apply a background effect and edit it after taking a photo.

Blur

Spin

Zoom

Colour point

· Use this feature in a place that has sufficient light. · The background blur may not be applied properly in the following conditions:
­ The device or the subject is moving. ­ The subject is thin or transparent. ­ The subject has a similar colour to the background. ­ The subject or background is plain.

Taking portraits that stand out using the Live focus feature
1 On the shooting modes list, tap MORE LIVE FOCUS. 2 Drag the background blur adjustment bar to the left or right to adjust the blur level.

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3 When Ready appears on the preview screen, tap to take a photo.

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Background blur adjustment bar

Editing the background of the Live Focus photos
You can also edit the background effect and the intensity of the background effect for a photo taken with the Live focus feature.
1 Select a photo taken with the Live focus feature and tap Change background effect.
2 Select a background effect you want.
To adjust the intensity of the background effect, drag the adjustment bar to the left or right.

3 Tap Apply to save the photo.

Adjust the intensity of the background effect.
Change the background effect.

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Super Slow-mo mode
Super slow motion is a feature that records a quickly passing moment slowly so that you can appreciate it later. After the video is recorded, background music will be added automatically.
· Some super slow motion features may differ depending on the model. · Use this feature in a place that has sufficient light. When recording a video indoors
with insufficient or poor lighting, some of the following situations may occur: ­ The screen may appear dark due to the small amount of light. ­ The screen may flicker in certain lighting conditions, such as in places with fluorescent lighting. ­ Noise may occur.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap MORE SUPER SLOW-MO.

Camera settings

Start recording a video.
2 Tap .
The device will capture the moment in super slow motion and save it as a video.
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3 On the preview screen, tap the preview thumbnail.
4 Tap Play super slow-mo video.
Random background music will automatically accompany the video during playback. To edit the super slow motion section, drag the section editing bar to the left or right.

Change the background music.
Super slow motion section

Section editing bar End bracket

Start bracket

Slow motion mode
Record a video for viewing it in slow motion. You can specify sections of your videos to be played in slow motion.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap MORE SLOW MOTION.
2 Tap to start recording.
3 When you are finished recording, tap to stop.
4 On the preview screen, tap the preview thumbnail.
5 Tap Play slow motion video.
The fastest section of the video will be set as a slow motion section and the video will start playing. Up to two slow motion sections will be created based on the video. To edit the slow motion section, drag the section editing bar to the left or right.

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Hyperlapse mode
Record scenes, such as passing people or cars, and view them as fast-motion videos.
1 On the shooting modes list, tap MORE HYPERLAPSE.
2 Tap and select a frame rate option.
If you set the frame rate to Auto, the device will automatically adjust the frame rate according to the changing rate of the scene.
3 Tap to start recording.
4 Tap to finish recording.
5 On the preview screen, tap the preview thumbnail and tap Play hyperlapse to view the
video.
Customising camera settings
On the preview screen, tap . Some options may not be available depending on the shooting mode.
Intelligent features · Scene optimiser: Set the device to adjust the colour settings and apply the optimised effect automatically depending on the subject or scene. · Shot suggestions: Set the device to suggest the ideal composition for the photo by recognising the position and angle of your subject. · Smart selfie angle: Set the device to automatically switch to a wide-angle selfie when there are more than two people in the frame. · Scan QR codes: Enable or disable the QR code reader.
Pictures · Swipe Shutter button to edge to: Select an action to perform when you swipe downwards on the camera button and hold it. · Save options: Select how you want to save photos.

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Videos
· Rear video size: Select a resolution for videos you want to take with the rear camera. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality videos, but they will take up more memory.
· Front video size: Select a resolution for videos you want to take with the front camera. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality videos, but they will take up more memory.
· High efficiency video: Record videos in the High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC) format. Your HEVC videos will be saved as compressed files to conserve the device’s memory. · You cannot play the HEVC videos on other devices or share them online. · Super slow motion and slow motion videos cannot be recorded in the HEVC format.
· Video stabilisation: Activate anti-shake to reduce or eliminate blurry image resulting from camera shake while recording a video.
Useful features
· Auto HDR: Take photos with rich colours and reproduce details even in bright and dark areas.
· Pictures as previewed: Set the device to save photos as they appear on the preview screen when taken with the front camera without flipping them.
· Grid lines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects. · Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to the photo.
· GPS signal strength may decrease in locations where the signal is obstructed, such as between buildings or in low-lying areas, or in poor weather conditions.
· Your location may appear on your photos when you upload them to the Internet. To avoid this, deactivate the location tag setting.
· Shooting methods: Select additional shooting methods for taking a photo or recording a video.
· Settings to keep: Keep the last settings you used, such as the shooting mode, when you launch the camera.
· Storage location: Select the memory location for storage. This feature will appear when you insert a memory card.
· Watermark: Add a watermark in the bottom left corner when taking pictures. · Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.

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· Contact us: Ask questions or view frequently asked questions. · About Camera: View the Camera app version and legal information.

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Gallery
Introduction
View images and videos stored in your device. You can also manage images and videos by album or create stories.
Using Gallery
Launch the Gallery app.

· Videos: View the videos saved in your device. · Favourites: View your favourite photos and videos. · Recent: View recent photos and videos. · Suggested: View recommended content.
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Grouping similar images
Launch the Gallery app and tap to group similar images and display only the best shots as a preview of the images. When you tap the image preview, you can view all the images in the group.
The icon appears only when there are similar images.

Searching for images
Launch the Gallery app and tap to view images sorted by category, such as types or locations. To search for images by entering keywords, tap the search field.
Viewing images
1 Launch the Gallery app and tap Pictures. 2 Select an image.
Access additional options.
Bixby Vision

Modify the image. Add the image to favourites.

Share the image with others. Delete the image.

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Cropping images by enlarging an area
1 Launch the Gallery app and tap Pictures. 2 Select an image. 3 Double-tap or spread two fingers apart on the area you want to save and tap .
The cropped area will be saved as a file.

Viewing videos
1 Launch the Gallery app and tap Pictures. 2 Select a video to play.

Saved image thumbnail

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3 Tap Play video to play the video.

Rewind or fast-forward by
dragging the bar.
Capture the current screen.

Access additional options.
Create an animated GIF.

Switch to the pop-up video
player.
Lock the playback screen.
Skip to the previous video. Tap and hold to
rewind.

Change screen ratio.
Rotate the screen.
Skip to the next video. Tap and hold to fast-forward.
Pause and resume playback.

Drag your finger up or down on the left side of the playback screen to adjust the brightness, or drag your finger up or down on the right side of the playback screen to adjust the volume.
To rewind or fast-forward, swipe to the left or right on the playback screen.

Viewing albums
You can view your images and videos sorted by folders or albums. Launch the Gallery app, tap Albums, and then select an album.
Creating albums
You can add albums and sort files.
1 Launch the Gallery app and tap Albums. 2 Tap Create album. 3 Enter a title for the album and tap Create.

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Moving photos and videos to albums
1 Launch the Gallery app and tap Albums. 2 Select an album and tap Add items. 3 Tap Pictures, or tap Albums and select an album with the images or videos you want. 4 Tick files and tap Done. 5 Tap Move.
The files will be deleted from the original folder and moved to the album. To copy the files, tap Copy.
Deleting albums
1 Launch the Gallery app and tap Albums. 2 Tap and hold an album to delete, and tap Delete.
Creating album groups
You can add groups and sort albums.
1 Launch the Gallery app and tap Albums. 2 Tap Create group. 3 Enter a title for the group and tap Create. 4 Select the group, tap Add albums, tick albums, and then tap Add.
The albums will be moved to the group.

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Viewing stories
When you capture or save images and videos, the device will read their date and location tags, sort the images and videos, and then create stories. To create stories automatically, you must capture or save multiple images and videos. Launch the Gallery app, tap Stories, and then select a story.
Editing stories
· To add images or videos to a story, select a story and tap Story album Add. · To remove images or videos from a story, select a story, tap Story album Edit, tick
images or videos to remove, and then tap Remove from story.
Deleting stories
1 Launch the Gallery app and tap Stories.
2 Tap and hold a story to delete, and tap Delete.
Deleting images or videos
1 Launch the Gallery app.
2 Select an image or a video to delete.
To delete multiple files, tap and hold a file to delete on the list and tick more files to delete.
3 Tap or Delete.
Using the recycle bin feature
You can keep the deleted images and videos in the recycle bin. The files will be deleted after a certain period. Launch the Gallery app, tap Settings, and then tap the Recycle bin switch to activate it. To view files in the recycle bin, launch the Gallery app and tap Recycle bin.

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AR Zone
Introduction
AR Zone provides you AR related features, such as AR Emoji and AR Doodle. Choose a feature and capture fun photos or videos.
Launching AR Zone
Use the following methods to launch AR Zone: · Launch the AR Zone app. · Launch the Camera app and tap MORE AR ZONE. Available features may vary depending on the region, service provider, or model.

· AR Emoji Camera: Create an emoji that looks just like you, and take photos and record videos using your emojis or character emojis.
· AR Doodle: Record fun videos with virtual handwriting or drawings on faces or anywhere else.
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· AR Emoji Studio: Edit or decorate your emoji and create clothes with custom patterns and colours for your emoji.
· AR Emoji Stickers: Create your own stickers with your emoji’s expressions and actions. · Deco Pic: Capture photos or videos with various stickers.
Creating AR Emoji
Create an emoji that looks just like you, and take photos and record videos using your emojis or character emojis. You can customise your emoji’s features, such as the face shape or hairstyle, and decorate your emoji with various accessories. You can also express yourself in fun ways using your emoji stickers during a conversation.

Your emoji

Character emoji

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Creating an emoji
Make an emoji that looks like you. Emoji stickers with various expressions will be automatically generated.
1 Launch the AR Zone app and tap AR Emoji Camera .
2 Align your face on the screen and tap to take a photo.
3 Select your emoji type and tap Next.
4 Decorate your emoji and tap Next.
5 Tap All done.
Your emoji and its emoji stickers are now created. Refer to AR Emoji Stickers for more information about emoji stickers.

You can use the AR Emoji Camera feature in both the front and rear cameras. To switch between cameras, swipe upwards or downwards on the preview screen.
Deleting an emoji
Launch the AR Zone app and tap AR Emoji Camera. Tap Manage emojis, tick the emoji you want to delete, and then tap Delete. The emoji and its emoji stickers will be deleted.
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AR Emoji Camera
Capturing photos or videos with your emojis
Create fun photos or videos with your emoji using various shooting modes.

SCENE

MASK

MIRROR

PLAY

1 Launch the AR Zone app and tap AR Emoji Camera. 2 Select the emoji you want to use.

3 Select the mode you want to use.
· SCENE: Your emoji mimics your expressions. · MASK: Your emoji’s face appears over your face so it looks like you are wearing a mask. · MIRROR: Your emoji mimics your body movements. · PLAY: Your emoji moves on a real background.
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4 Tap to take a photo or tap and hold to record a video.
You can view and share the photos and videos that you have captured in Gallery.
Capturing photos or videos with character emojis
Character emojis mimic your expressions.
1 Launch the AR Zone app and tap AR Emoji Camera. 2 Select a character emoji you want to use.

3 Tap to take a photo or tap and hold to record a video.
You can view and share the photos and videos that you have captured in Gallery.
AR Emoji Stickers
Create your own stickers with your emoji’s expressions and actions. You can use your emoji stickers when sending messages or on a social network.

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Creating your own stickers
1 Launch the AR Zone app and tap AR Emoji Stickers. 2 Tap Make custom stickers at the bottom of the screen. 3 Edit stickers how you want.
· : Select the sticker’s background. · : Select an expression. · : Select an action. · : Add stickers. · : Enter text. · : Write or draw on stickers.
4 Tap Save.
You can view the stickers you have created by tapping Custom.

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Using your emoji stickers in chats
You can use your emoji stickers during a conversation via messages or on a social network. The following actions are an example of using your emoji stickers in the Messages app.
1 While composing a message in the Messages app, tap on the Samsung keyboard.
2 Tap the emoji icon.
3 Select one of your emoji stickers.
The emoji sticker will be inserted.

Emoji icon
Deleting emoji stickers
On the Samsung keyboard, tap , tap at the bottom of the keyboard, and then tap Manage sticker sets. Select the emoji stickers you want to delete and tap Delete.
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AR Emoji Studio
Edit or decorate your emoji in the AR Emoji Studio. You can also create clothes with custom patterns and colours for your emoji.
Available options may vary depending on the region or service provider.
Launch the AR Zone app and tap AR Emoji Studio. AR Emoji Studio will appear.
Select an emoji to edit.

Edit the emoji. What’s new

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Designing your emoji’s clothes
1 Launch the AR Zone app and tap AR Emoji Studio.
2 Tap Design your own clothes.
3 Select a clothing type and select an image or pattern to use.
If you tap Gallery, you can design clothes using images saved in your device.
4 Design your outfit and tap Save.
When a pop-up window appears, tap Try it on. Then, you can see your emoji in the outfit you designed.

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AR Doodle
Record fun videos with virtual handwriting or drawings on faces or anywhere else. When the camera recognises a face or space, the doodles on the face will follow the face as it moves, and the doodles in the space will be fixed in the same place even if the camera moves.
1 Launch the AR Zone app and tap AR Doodle.
When the camera recognises the subject, the recognition area will appear on the screen.
2 Write or draw in the recognition area.
· If you switch to the rear camera, you can also write or draw outside the recognition area.
· If you tap and then begin to doodle, you can record yourself doodling.
Hide the pen tools.
Enter text.
Delete doodle.
Recognition area

Change the pen type and
colour.

Undo Redo

3 Tap to record a video. 4 Tap to stop recording the video.
You can view and share the video in Gallery.

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Deco Pic
Capture photos or videos with various stickers.
1 Launch the AR Zone app and tap Deco Pic. 2 Select a sticker you want to use.

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3 Tap to take a photo or tap and hold to record a video.
You can view and share the photos and videos that you have captured in Gallery.
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Always On Display
You can view information, such as the clock or calendar, or control music playback on the screen when it is turned off. You can also check notifications for new messages or missed calls. The Always On Display is set to appear only when you tap the screen. To change the settings to make it appear continuously or during a set time, launch the Settings app, tap Lock screen Always On Display, and then select a mode you want.
The brightness of the Always On Display may change automatically depending on the lighting conditions.
Opening notifications on the Always On Display
When you receive message, missed call, or app notifications, notification icons will appear on the Always On Display. Double-tap a notification icon to view its notification.

If the screen is locked, you must unlock it to view notifications.
Deactivating the Always On Display feature
Open the notification panel, swipe downwards, and then tap (Always On Display) to deactivate it. Alternatively, launch the Settings app, tap Lock screen, and then tap the Always On Display switch to deactivate it.
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Multi window
Introduction
Multi window lets you run two apps at the same time in the split screen view. You can also run multiple apps at the same time in the pop-up view.
Some apps may not support this feature.

Split screen view

Pop-up view

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Split screen view
1 Tap the Recents button to open the list of recently used apps.
2 Swipe to the left or right, tap an app’s icon, and then tap Open in split screen view.
The selected app will launch in the upper window.
3 On the lower window, swipe left or right to select another app to launch.
To launch apps not on the list of recently used apps, tap the Home button or Back button and select an app.

Adjusting the window size
Drag the bar between the app windows up or down to adjust the size of the windows. When you drag the bar between the app windows to the top or bottom edge of the screen, the window will be maximised.
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Pop-up view
1 Tap the Recents button to open the list of recently used apps.
2 Swipe to the left or right, tap an app’s icon, and then tap Open in pop-up view.
The app screen will appear in the pop-up view.
Minimise the window.
Maximise the window.
Close the app.
Adjust the transparency level.

Moving pop-up windows
To move a pop-up window, tap the window’s toolbar and drag it to a new location.

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Samsung Members
Samsung Members offers support services to customers, such as device problem diagnosis, and lets users submit questions and error reports. You can also share information with others in the Galaxy users’ community or view the latest news and tips. Samsung Members can help you solve any problems you might encounter while using your device.
To submit your feedback or post your comments, you must sign in to your Samsung account. Refer to Samsung account for more information.

Samsung Galaxy
Access the Samsung website and view various information related to products. Launch the Samsung Galaxy app.

Samsung Notes
Create notes by entering text from the keyboard or by handwriting or drawing on the screen. You can also insert images or voice recordings into your notes.
Creating notes
1 Launch the Samsung Notes app and tap . 2 Select an input method from the toolbar at the top of the screen and compose a note.

Enter text using the keyboard. Write or draw with pens. Paint with brushes.

Insert files.

3 When you are finished composing the note, tap Save.

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Deleting notes
1 Launch the Samsung Notes app. 2 Tap and hold a note to delete.
To delete multiple notes, tick more notes to delete.
3 Tap Delete.

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Calendar
Manage your schedule by entering upcoming events in your planner.
Creating events
1 Launch the Calendar app and tap or double-tap a date.
If the date already has saved events or tasks in it, tap the date and tap .
2 Enter event details.

Enter a title. Set the duration. Enter the location.
Set an alarm. Add a note.

Change the event’s colour.
Select a calendar to save the event to. Add more details.

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3 Tap Save to save the event.
Syncing events with your accounts
1 Launch the Settings app, tap Accounts and backup Accounts, and then select the
account to sync with.
2 Tap Sync account and tap the Calendar switch to activate it.
For the Samsung account, tap Sync settings and tap the Calendar switch to activate it.
To add accounts to sync with, launch the Calendar app and tap Add new account. Then, select an account to sync with and sign in. When an account is added, a blue circle is displayed next to the account name.

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Radio
Launch the Radio app. Before you use this app, you must connect an earphone, which serves as the radio antenna.
· This app may not be available depending on the region or service provider. · The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically when running for the
first time.

Record audio from the FM radio. Turn the FM radio on or off.
Enter radio station frequency manually.
Fine-tune the frequency.

Scan and save available stations automatically. Access additional options.
Add the current radio station to the favourites list.
Search for an available radio station.

View the list of favourite stations.

View the list of available stations.

Playing through the speaker
You can listen to the radio through the speaker instead of the connected earphone. Tap Play through speaker.

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Voice Recorder
Introduction
Use this app to record or play voice memos.
Making voice recordings
1 Launch the Voice Recorder app. 2 Tap to start recording. Speak into the microphone.
· Tap to pause recording. · While making a voice recording, tap BOOKMARK to insert a bookmark.

3 Tap to finish recording. 4 Enter a file name and tap Save.

Start recording.

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My Files
Access and manage various files stored in the device. Launch the My Files app. View files that are stored in each storage. To check for unnecessary data and free up the device’s storage, tap Analyse storage. To search for files or folders, tap .

Clock
Introduction
Set alarms, check the current time in many cities around the world, time an event, or set a specific duration.
Alarm
Launch the Clock app and tap Alarm.
Setting alarms
Tap in the alarms list, set an alarm time, select the days on which the alarm will repeat, set other various alarm options, and then tap Save. To open the keypad to enter an alarm time, tap the time input field. To activate or deactivate alarms, tap the switch next to the alarm in the alarms list.
Stopping alarms
Tap Dismiss to stop an alarm. If you have previously enabled the snooze option, tap Snooze to repeat the alarm after a specified length of time.
Deleting alarms
Tap and hold an alarm, tick alarms to delete, and then tap Delete.

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World Clock
Launch the Clock app and tap World Clock.
Creating clocks
Tap , enter a city name or select a city from the map, and then tap Add. To use the time zone converter, tap Time zone converter.
Deleting clocks
Tap and hold a clock, tick clocks to delete, and then tap Delete.
Stopwatch
1 Launch the Clock app and tap Stopwatch. 2 Tap Start to time an event.
To record lap times while timing an event, tap Lap.
3 Tap Stop to stop timing.
· To restart the timing, tap Resume. · To clear lap times, tap Reset.
Timer
1 Launch the Clock app and tap Timer.
To add a frequently used timer, tap , set the duration and name, and then tap Add.
2 Set the duration, and then tap Start.
To open the keypad to enter the duration, tap the duration input field.
3 Tap Dismiss when the timer goes off.

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Calculator

Perform simple or complex calculations.

Launch the Calculator app.

· : View the calculation history. To clear the history, tap Clear history. To close the calculation history panel, tap .

·

: Use the unit conversion tool. You can convert various values, such as area, length, or

temperature, into other units.

· : Display the scientific calculator.

Game Launcher

Introduction
Game Launcher gathers your games downloaded from Play Store and Galaxy Store into one place for easy access. You can set the device to game mode to play games more easily.

Access additional options.

Open games with or without sound.

Downloaded apps

Library panel

View your gameplay information.

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Using Game Launcher
1 Launch the Game Launcher app.
If Game Launcher does not appear, launch the Settings app, tap Advanced features, and then tap the Game Launcher switch to activate it.
2 Drag the Library panel upwards and tap a game.
Games downloaded from Play Store and Galaxy Store will be automatically shown on the Game Launcher screen. If you cannot see your games, drag the Library panel upwards and tap Add apps.
Removing a game from Game Launcher
Drag the Library panel upwards, tap and hold a game, and then tap Remove from Game Launcher.
Changing the performance mode
You can change the game performance mode. Launch the Game Launcher app, tap Game performance Game performance, and then select the mode you want.
· Focus on performance: This focuses on giving you the best possible performance while playing games.
· Balanced: This balances the performance and the battery usage time. · Focus on power saving: This saves battery power while playing games.
Battery power efficiency may vary by game.

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Game Booster
Introduction
Game Booster lets you play games in a better environment and provides you with useful options via the Game Booster panel.
Using Game Booster
To open the Game Booster panel while playing games, tap on the navigation bar. If the navigation bar is hidden, drag upwards from the bottom of the screen to show it. If you have set the navigation bar to use Full screen gestures, open the notification panel and tap Tap to open Game Booster.
· You can set to open the Game Booster panel from the navigation bar while the navigation bar is set to Full screen gestures. On the Game Booster panel, tap Block during game and tap the Full screen gestures switch to activate it.
· Available options may vary depending on the game.

· : Configure settings for Game Booster. · Monitoring temperature / Monitoring memory: Set the device to automatically adjust
settings to prevent device overheating and to stop apps running in the background to better manage memory. · Block during game: Lock some features during games. · Navigation button lock: Hide the buttons on the navigation bar. To display the buttons, tap on the navigation bar. · Screen touch lock: Lock the touchscreen while the game is being played. To unlock the touchscreen, drag the lock icon in any direction. · Screenshot: Capture screenshots.
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Launching apps in pop-up windows while playing games
You can launch apps in pop-up windows while playing a game. Tap and select an app from the apps list. To edit the apps list, tap .

Sharing content
Share content by using various sharing options. The following actions are an example of sharing images.
You may incur additional charges when sharing files via the mobile network.
1 Launch the Gallery app and select an image. 2 Tap and select a sharing method, such as message and email.

When you have a communication or sharing history, the people you contacted will appear on the sharing options panel. To directly share content with them via the corresponding app, select a person’s icon. If the feature is not activated, launch the Settings app, tap Advanced features, and then tap the Direct share switch to activate it.
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Quick Share
Share content with nearby devices via Wi-Fi Direct or Bluetooth, or with SmartThings supported devices.
This feature does not support sharing videos with TVs or SmartThings supported devices. To watch videos on TV, use the Smart View feature.
1 Launch the Gallery app and select an image.
2 On the other device, open the notification panel, swipe downwards, and then tap
(Quick Share) to activate it.
3 Tap and select a device to transfer the image to.
4 Accept the file transfer request on the other device.
Setting who can find your device Set who is allowed to find and send content to your device.
1 Open the notification panel, swipe downwards, and then tap (Quick Share) to
activate it.
2 Tap and hold (Quick Share).
The Quick Share settings screen will appear.
3 Select an option under Who can share with you?.
· Contacts only: Allow only your contacts to share with your device. · Everyone: Allow any nearby devices to share with your device.
Smart View
View your device’s displayed content on a large screen by connecting your device to a screen mirroring-enabled TV or monitor.
1 Launch the Gallery app and select an image.
2 Tap Smart View and select a device to mirror your device’s screen or display
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Shared album
Create a shared album to share photos or videos with others, and download your files whenever you want.
To use this feature, you must sign in to your Samsung account.
1 Launch the Gallery app and select an image. 2 Tap Shared album. 3 Select an album to share.
If there is no album to share, tap Create shared album and follow the on-screen instructions to create an album.

Music Share
The Music Share feature allows you to easily share your Bluetooth speaker or headset that is already connected to your device with others. For example, you can play music stored on your friend’s smartphone via your Bluetooth car stereo while keeping it and your smartphone connected.
This feature is available only on devices that support the Music Share feature.

1 Your smartphone Launch the Settings app, tap Connections Bluetooth, tap the
switch to activate it, and then connect the smartphone to your Bluetooth car stereo. If the smartphone and your Bluetooth car stereo are already connected, proceed to the next step.
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2 Your smartphone Open the notification panel, swipe downwards, and then tap
(Music Share) to activate it. You can use additional features, such as setting who to share your device with, by launching the Settings app and tapping Connections Bluetooth Advanced Music Share.
3 Friend’s smartphone Open the notification panel, swipe downwards, and then tap
(Bluetooth) to activate it. The list of the devices that can be connected will appear.
4 Friend’s smartphone Select your Bluetooth car stereo connected to your smartphone.
5 Your smartphone Accept the connection request.
Your friend’s smartphone and your smartphone will be connected.
6 Friend’s smartphone Play a music file.
The music will play on your Bluetooth car stereo.

Samsung Global Goals
The Global Goals, which were established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, consist of goals that aim to create a sustainable society. These goals have the power to end poverty, fight inequality, and stop climate change.
With Samsung Global Goals, learn more about the global goals and join the movement for a better future.

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Google apps
Google provides entertainment, social network, and business apps. You may require a Google account to access some apps. To view more app information, access each app’s help menu.
Some apps may not be available or may be labelled differently depending on the region or service provider.
Chrome
Search for information and browse webpages.
Gmail
Send or receive emails via the Google Mail service.
Maps
Find your location on the map, search the world map, and view location information for various places around you.
YT Music
Enjoy various music and videos provided by YouTube Music. You can also view the music collections stored on your device and play them.
Play Movies & TV
Purchase or rent videos, such as movies and TV programmes, from Play Store.
Drive
Store your content on the cloud, access it from anywhere, and share it with others.

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YouTube
Watch or create videos and share them with others.
Photos
Search for, manage, and edit all your photos and videos from various sources in one place.
Google
Search quickly for items on the Internet or your device.
Duo
Make a simple video call.

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Settings
Introduction
Customise device settings. You can make your device more personalised by configuring various setting options. Launch the Settings app. To search for settings by entering keywords, tap .
Connections
Options
Change settings for various connections, such as the Wi-Fi feature and Bluetooth. On the Settings screen, tap Connections.
· Wi-Fi: Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other network devices. Refer to Wi-Fi for more information.
· Bluetooth: Use Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. Refer to Bluetooth for more information.
· NFC and payment: Set the device to allow you to read near field communication (NFC) tags that contain information about products. You can also use this feature to make payments and buy tickets for transportation or events after downloading the required apps. Refer to NFC and payment for more information.
· Flight mode: Set the device to disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services. Follow the regulations provided by the airline and the instructions of aircraft personnel. In cases where it is allowed to use the device, always use it in flight mode.
· Mobile networks: Configure your mobile network settings.
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· Data usage: Keep track of your data usage amount and customise the settings for the limitation. Set the device to automatically disable the mobile data connection when the amount of mobile data you have used reaches your specified limit. You can activate the data saver feature to prevent some apps running in the background from sending or receiving data. Refer to Data saver for more information. You can also select apps to always use the mobile data even when your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network. Refer to Mobile data only apps for more information.
· SIM card manager: Activate your SIM or USIM cards and customise the SIM card settings. Refer to SIM card manager for more information.
· Mobile Hotspot and Tethering: Use the device as a mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices when the network connection is not available. Connections can be made via Wi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth. Refer to Mobile Hotspot and Tethering for more information.
· More connection settings: Customise settings to control other features. Refer to More connection settings for more information.
Wi-Fi
Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other network devices.
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections Wi-Fi and tap the switch to activate it.
2 Select a network from the Wi-Fi networks list.
Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon. Enter the password and tap Connect.
· Once the device connects to a Wi-Fi network, the device will reconnect to that network each time it is available without requiring a password. To prevent the device from connecting to the network automatically, tap next to the network and tap the Auto reconnect switch to deactivate it.
· If you cannot connect to a Wi-Fi network properly, restart your device’s Wi-Fi feature or the wireless router.

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Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct connects devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access point.
1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections Wi-Fi and tap the switch to activate it.
2 Tap Wi-Fi Direct.
The detected devices are listed. If the device you want to connect to is not in the list, request that the device turns on its Wi-Fi Direct feature.
3 Select a device to connect to.
The devices will be connected when the other device accepts the Wi-Fi Direct connection request.
Sending and receiving data You can share data, such as contacts or media files, with other devices. The following actions are an example of sending an image to another device.
1 Launch the Gallery app and select an image.
2 Tap Wi-Fi Direct and select a device to transfer the image to.
3 Accept the Wi-Fi Direct connection request on the other device.
If the devices are already connected, the image will be sent to the other device without the connection request procedure.
Ending the device connection
1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections Wi-Fi.
2 Tap Wi-Fi Direct.
The device displays the connected devices in the list.
3 Tap the device name to disconnect the devices.

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Bluetooth
Use Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. · Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception, or misuse of data sent or received via Bluetooth. · Always ensure that you share and receive data with devices that are trusted and properly secured. If there are obstacles between the devices, the operating distance may be reduced. · Some devices, especially those that are not tested or approved by the Bluetooth SIG, may be incompatible with your device. · Do not use the Bluetooth feature for illegal purposes (for example, pirating copies of files or illegally tapping communications for commercial purposes). Samsung is not responsible for the repercussion of illegal use of the Bluetooth feature.
Pairing with other Bluetooth devices
1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections Bluetooth and tap the switch to activate it.
The detected devices will be listed.
2 Select a device to pair with.
If the device you want to pair with is not on the list, set the device to enter Bluetooth pairing mode. Refer to the other device’s user manuals.
Your device is visible to other devices while the Bluetooth settings screen is open.
3 Accept the Bluetooth connection request on your device to confirm.
The devices will be connected when the other device accepts the Bluetooth connection request.

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Sending and receiving data
Many apps support data transfer via Bluetooth. You can share data, such as contacts or media files, with other Bluetooth devices. The following actions are an example of sending an image to another device.
1 Launch the Gallery app and select an image.
2 Tap Bluetooth and select a device to transfer the image to.
If the device you want to pair with is not in the list, request that the device turns on its visibility option.
3 Accept the Bluetooth connection request on the other device.
Unpairing Bluetooth devices
1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections Bluetooth.
The device displays the paired devices in the list.
2 Tap next to the device name to unpair.
3 Tap Unpair.

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NFC and payment
Your device allows you to read near field communication (NFC) tags that contain information about products. You can also use this feature to make payments and buy tickets for transportation or events after downloading the required apps.
The device contains a built-in NFC antenna. Handle the device carefully to avoid damaging the NFC antenna.
Reading information from NFC tags
Use the NFC feature to read product information from NFC tags.
1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections and tap the NFC and payment switch to
activate it.
2 Place the NFC antenna area on the back of your device near an NFC tag.
The information from the tag appears.

Ensure that the device’s screen is turned on and unlocked. Otherwise, the device will not read NFC tags or receive data.

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Making payments with the NFC feature
Before you can use the NFC feature to make payments, you must register for the mobile payment service. To register or get more information about the service, contact your service provider.
1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections and tap the NFC and payment switch to
activate it.
2 Touch the NFC antenna area on the back of your device to the NFC card reader.
To set the default payment app, open the Settings screen and tap Connections NFC and payment Tap and pay PAYMENT, and then select an app.
The payment services list may not include all available payment apps.

Sending data with the NFC feature
Transfer data, such as images or contacts, with other devices by touching your device’s NFC antenna to the other device’s NFC antenna.
1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections NFC and payment and tap the switch to
activate it.
2 Tap the Android Beam switch to activate it. 3 Select an item and touch the other device’s NFC antenna to your device’s NFC antenna. 4 When Touch to beam. appears on the screen, tap your device’s screen to send the item.
If both devices try to send data simultaneously, the file transfer may fail.

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Data saver
Reduce your data usage by preventing some apps running in the background from sending or receiving data. On the Settings screen, tap Connections Data usage Data saver and tap the switch to activate it. When the data saver feature is activated, the icon will appear on the status bar.

Data saver feature activated

To select apps to use data without restriction, tap Allow app while Data saver on and select apps.
Mobile data only apps
Select apps to always use the mobile data even when your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network. For example, you can set the device to use only mobile data for apps that you want to keep secure or streaming apps that can be disconnected. Even if you do not deactivate the Wi-Fi feature, the apps will launch using the mobile data. On the Settings screen, tap Connections Data usage Mobile data only apps, tap the switch to activate it, and then tap the switches next to the apps you want.
You may incur additional charges when using this feature.

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SIM card manager
Activate your SIM or USIM cards and customise the SIM card settings. Refer to Using dual SIM or USIM cards for more information. On the Settings screen, tap Connections SIM card manager.
· Calls: Select a SIM or USIM card for voice calls. · Text messages: Select a SIM or USIM card for messaging. · Mobile data: Select a SIM or USIM card for data services. · Confirm SIM card for calls: Set the device to ask which SIM or USIM card to use for the
next call when you make a call without using your preferred SIM or USIM card for calls. · Dual SIM always on: Set the device to allow incoming calls from the other SIM or USIM
card during a call. When this feature is enabled, you may incur additional charges for call forwarding depending on the region or service provider.
Mobile Hotspot and Tethering
Use the device as a mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices when the network connection is not available. Connections can be made via Wi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth. On the Settings screen, tap Connections Mobile Hotspot and Tethering.
You may incur additional charges when using this feature.
· Mobile Hotspot: Use the mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers or other devices.
· Bluetooth tethering: Use Bluetooth tethering to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers or other devices via Bluetooth.
· USB tethering: Use USB tethering to share the device’s mobile data connection with a computer via USB. When connected to a computer, the device is used as a wireless modem for the computer.

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Using the mobile hotspot
Use your device as a mobile hotspot to share your device’s mobile data connection with other devices.
1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections Mobile Hotspot and Tethering Mobile
Hotspot.
2 Tap the switch to activate it.
The icon appears on the status bar. Other devices can find your device in the Wi-Fi networks list. To set a password for the mobile hotspot, tap Configure Mobile Hotspot and select the level of security. Then, enter a password and tap Save.
3 On the other device’s screen, search for and select your device from the Wi-Fi networks
list. To connect without entering the password, tap and scan the QR code with the other device.
If the mobile hotspot is not found, on your device, set Band to 2.4 GHz, tap Configure Mobile Hotspot, and then deselect Hide my device.
4 On the connected device, use the device’s mobile data connection to access the Internet.
Auto Hotspot You can share your device’s mobile data connection with other devices signed in to your Samsung account without entering a password. Tap the Auto Hotspot switch to activate it.

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More connection settings
Customise settings to control other connection features. On the Settings screen, tap Connections More connection settings.
· Nearby device scanning: Set the device to scan for nearby devices to connect to. · Printing: Configure settings for printer plug-ins installed on the device. You can search
for available printers or add one manually to print files. Refer to Printing for more information. · VPN: Set up virtual private networks (VPNs) on your device to connect to a school or company’s private network. · Private DNS: Set the device to use the security enhanced private DNS. · Ethernet: When you connect an Ethernet adaptor, you can use a wired network and configure network settings.
Printing
Configure settings for printer plug-ins installed on the device. You can connect the device to a printer via Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi Direct, and print images or documents.
Some printers may not be compatible with the device.
Adding printer plug-ins Add printer plug-ins for printers you want to connect the device to.
1 On the Settings screen, tap Connections More connection settings Printing
Download plugin.
2 Search for a printer plug-in in Play Store.
3 Select a printer plug-in and install it.

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4 Select the installed printer plug-in.
The device will automatically search for printers that are connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your device.
5 Select a printer to add.
To add printers manually, tap Add printer.

Printing content While viewing content, such as images or documents, access the options list, tap Print All printers…, and then select a printer.
Printing methods may vary depending on the content type.

Sounds and vibration
Options
Change settings for various sounds on the device. On the Settings screen, tap Sounds and vibration.
· Sound mode: Set the device to use sound mode, vibration mode, or silent mode. · Vibrate while ringing: Set the device to vibrate and play a ringtone for incoming calls. · Temporary mute: Set the device to use silent mode for a certain period. · Ringtone: Change the call ringtone. · Notification sound: Change the notification sound. · Volume: Adjust the device’s volume level. · Vibration pattern: Select a vibration pattern. · Vibration intensity: Adjust the force of the vibration notification. · System sound/vibration control: Set the device to sound or vibrate for actions, such as
controlling the touchscreen.

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· Sound quality and effects: Set the device’s sound quality and effects. Refer to Dolby Atmos (surround sound) for more information.
· Separate app sound: Set the device to play media sound from a specific app separately on the other audio device. Refer to Separate app sound for more information.
Dolby Atmos (surround sound)
Select a surround sound mode optimised for various types of audio, such as movies, music, and voice. With Dolby Atmos, you can experience moving audio sounds that flow all around you. On the Settings screen, tap Sounds and vibration Sound quality and effects Dolby Atmos, tap the switch to activate it, and then select a mode.
Before you use this feature, you must connect an earphone.

Separate app sound
Set the device to play media sound from a specific app on the connected Bluetooth speaker or headset separate from the sound of other apps. For example, you can listen to the Navigation app through your device’s speaker while listening to playback from the Music app through the vehicle’s Bluetooth speaker.
1 On the Settings screen, tap Sounds and vibration Separate app sound and tap the
switch to activate it.
2 Select an app to play media sounds separately and tap the Back button.
3 Select a device for playing the selected app’s media sound.

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Notifications
Options
Change the notification settings. On the Settings screen, tap Notifications.
· Suggest actions and replies: Set the device to suggest actions and replies for notifications.
· Show snooze option: Set whether to show the snooze option. · App icon badges: Change the settings for app icon badges. Refer to App icon badges for
more information. · Status bar: Set how to display notification icons and whether to show the remaining
battery percentage on the status bar. · Do not disturb: Set the device to mute all sounds except for allowed exceptions. · Recently sent: View the apps that received recent notifications and change the
notification settings. To customise notification settings for more apps, tap See all All and select an app from the apps list.
App icon badges
You can set the device to display a number or dot badge on apps that have notifications. You can also set it to display no badges.
1 On the Settings screen, tap Notifications App icon badges and tap the switch to
activate it.
2 Select an option under Badge style.

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Display
Options
Change the display and the Home screen settings. On the Settings screen, tap Display.
· Light / Dark: Activate or deactivate dark mode. · Dark mode settings: Reduce eye strain by applying the dark theme when using the
device at night or in a dark place. Refer to Dark mode settings for more information. · Brightness: Adjust the brightness of the display. · Adaptive brightness: Set the device to keep track of your brightness adjustments and
apply them automatically in similar lighting conditions. · Blue light filter: Activate the blue light filter and change the filter settings. Refer to Blue
light filter for more information. · Screen mode: Change the screen mode to adjust the display’s colour and contrast. Refer
to Changing the screen mode or adjusting the display colour for more information. · Font size and style: Change the font size and style. Refer to Font size and style for more
information. · Screen zoom: Change the screen zoom setting. · Full screen apps: Select apps to use with the full screen aspect ratio. You can also set the
device to hide the front camera from the screen. · Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s
backlight. · Home screen: Configure settings for the Home screen, such as the screen grid or layout. · Navigation bar: Change the navigation bar settings. Refer to Navigation bar (soft
buttons) for more information. · Accidental touch protection: Set the device to prevent the screen from detecting touch
input when it is in a dark place, such as a pocket or bag. · Touch sensitivity: Increase the touch sensitivity of the screen for use with screen
protectors. · Show charging information: Set the device to display the remaining battery percentage
and the estimated time until it is fully charged when the screen is off. · Screensaver: Set the device to launch a screensaver when the device is charging. Refer to
Screensaver for more information.

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Dark mode settings
Reduce eye strain by applying the dark

Documents / Resources

SAMSUNG SM-M515F Smartphone [pdf] User Manual
SM-M515F, Smartphone

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