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PDF Content Summary: User manual Table of contents Features 1 Wireless PowerShare 1 Meet Bixby 1 Camera 1 Security 1 Night mode 1 Water and dust resistance 1 Infinity display 1 Getting started 2 Front view 3 Back view 4 Assemble your device 5 Charge the battery 6 Wireless PowerShare 7 Accessories 8 Start using your device 9 Use the Setup Wizard 9 Transfer data from an old device 10 i SPT_G977P_EN_UM_TN_SDR_053119_FINAL Table of contents Lock or unlock your device 11 Accounts 12 Set up voicemail 13 Navigation 14 Navigation bar 19 Customize your home screen 21 Bixby 28 Digital wellbeing 29 Always On Display 30 Flexible security 31 Multi window 34 Edge screen 35 Enter text 40 Emergency mode 43 Apps 45 Using apps 46 Uninstall or disable apps 46 Search for apps 46 Sort apps 46 ii Table of contents Create and use folders 47 Samsung apps 48 Galaxy Essentials 48 Galaxy Store 48 Galaxy Wearable 48 Quick measure 48 Samsung Health 49 Samsung Members 50 Samsung Notes 51 Samsung Pay 52 SmartThings 54 Smart Switch 54 Calculator 55 Calendar 56 Camera 58 Contacts 64 Clock 69 Email 73 Gallery 76 iii Table of contents Internet 81 Messages 84 My Files 86 Phone 88 Google apps 96 Chrome 96 Drive 96 Duo 96 Gmail 96 Google 96 Maps 97 Photos 97 Play Movies & TV 97 Play Music 97 Play Store 97 YouTube 97 Settings 98 Access Settings 99 Search for Settings 99 iv Table of contents Connections 99 Wi-Fi 99 Bluetooth 101 Phone visibility 103 NFC and payment 103 Airplane mode 104 Mobile networks 104 Data usage 105 Mobile hotspot 106 Tethering 108 Call and message continuity 109 Nearby device scanning 109 Connect to a printer 109 MirrorLink 110 Virtual Private Networks 110 Private DNS 111 Ethernet 111 Sounds and vibration 112 Sound mode 112 v Table of contents Vibrations 113 Volume 113 Ringtone 114 Notification sounds 114 System sounds and vibration 114 Dolby Atmos 115 Equalizer 115 Headset audio options 115 Adapt sound 115 Separate app sound 116 Notifications 116 Manage notifications 116 Customize app notifications 117 Smart alert 117 Smart pop-up view 117 Display 118 Screen brightness 118 Blue light filter 118 Night mode 119 vi Table of contents Screen mode 119 Font size and style 119 Screen zoom 119 Screen resolution 120 Full screen apps 120 Screen timeout 120 Accidental touch protection 120 Touch sensitivity 120 Screen saver 121 Reduce animations 121 Lift to wake 121 Double tap to wake 121 Smart stay 122 One-handed mode 122 Device maintenance 122 Quick optimization 122 Battery 123 Device storage 123 Memory 123 vii Table of contents Language and input 124 Date and time 126 Troubleshooting 127 Lock screen and security 130 Screen lock types 130 Clock and information 131 Google Play Protect 131 Find My Mobile 131 Security update 132 Samsung Pass 132 Samsung Blockchain Keystore 133 Install unknown apps 133 Secure Folder 133 View passwords 133 Security update service 133 Device administration 134 Credential storage 134 Strong Protection 134 Advanced security settings 135 viii Table of contents Location 135 App permissions 136 Send diagnostic data 136 Samsung Ads 136 Accounts 137 Samsung Cloud 137 Add an account 137 Account settings 137 Synchronize accounts 138 Remove an account 138 Backup and restore 138 Google settings 139 Accessibility 139 Screen Reader 139 Visibility enhancements 140 Hearing enhancements 141 Interaction and dexterity 142 Advanced settings 144 Installed services 144 ix Table of contents Other settings 145 Help 145 Manage game features 145 Dual Messenger 145 About phone 145 Learn more 146 Videos 146 Smart Simulator 146 Tips 146 Samsung Care 146 Talk to an agent 146 Legal information 147 Intellectual property 148 Open source software 148 Disclaimer of warranties; exclusion of liability 149 Modification of software 149 Samsung Knox 150 Maintaining water and dust resistance 150 Restricting children’s access to your mobile device 151 x Table of contents Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 152 xi Features Wireless PowerShare Wirelessly charge your Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Watch or even a friend’s phone right from your device. See Wireless PowerShare on page 7. Meet Bixby Bixby learns what you like to do and works with your favorite apps and services to help you get more done. See Bixby on page 28. Camera Enjoy a full kit of pro lenses with an ultrawide lens that provides a full field of vision, just like the human eye. See Camera on page 58. Security Use your face or fingerprint to unlock your device. See Flexible security on page 31. Night mode Use a darker theme to keep your eyes comfortable at night. See Night mode on page 119. Water and dust resistance This device is rated IP68 using the Ingress Protection rating system. See Maintaining water and dust resistance on page 150. Infinity display Enjoy every inch of your dynamic AMOLED screen without the interruption of keys or buttons. 1 Getting started Front view Back view Assemble your device Start using your device 2 Getting started Front view Volume keys Bixby key Fingerprint scanner USB charger/ Accessory port Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 3 Front cameras Power key
Getting started Back view 4 SIM card tray Rear cameras Flash Speaker Microphone Headset jack
Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Getting started Assemble your device Your device uses a nano-SIM card. A SIM card may be preinstalled, or you may be able to use your previous SIM card. Contact your carrier for more details. Install SIM Place the SIM card into the tray with the gold contacts facing down. Charge your device Before turning on your device, charge it fully. NOTE Your device is IP68 rated for dust and water resistance. To maintain the water-resistant and dust-resistant features of your device, make sure that the SIM card tray openings are maintained free of dust and water, and the tray is securely inserted prior to any exposure to liquids. For more information, see Maintaining water and dust resistance on page 150. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 5 Getting started Charge the battery Your device is powered by a rechargeable battery. A charger (charging head and USB Type-C cable) is included with the device for charging the battery from a power outlet. NOTE Use only charging devices and batteries (if applicable) that are approved by Samsung. Samsung charging devices and batteries are designed for your device to maximize battery life. Using other charging devices and batteries may void your warranty and may cause damage. While charging, the device and the charger may become hot and stop charging. This usually does not affect the device’s lifespan or performance and is in the device’s normal range of operation. TIP Disconnect the charger from the device and wait for the device to cool down. For more information, visit samsung.com/us/support/answer/ANS00076952. 6 Getting started Wireless PowerShare Wirelessly charge your compatible Samsung devices using your phone. Some features are not available while sharing power. 1. From Quick Settings, tap Wireless PowerShare to enable this feature. 2. With the phone face down, place the compatible device on the back of the phone to charge. A notification sound or vibration occurs when charging begins. NOTE Wireless PowerShare works with most Qi-Certified devices. Requires minimum 30% battery to share. Speed and power efficiency of charge varies by device. May not work with some accessories, covers, or other manufacturer’s devices. If you have trouble connecting or charging is slow, remove any cover from each device. May affect call reception or data services, depending on your network environment. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 7 Getting started For best results when using Wireless PowerShare, please note: • Remove any accessories or cover before using the feature. Depending on the type of accessory or cover, Wireless PowerShare may not work properly. • The location of the wireless charging coil may vary by device, so you may need to adjust the placement to make a connection. When charging starts, a notification or vibration will occur, so the notification will help you know you've made a connection. • Call reception or data services may be affected, depending on your network environment. • Charging speed or efficiency can vary depending on device condition or surrounding environment. • Do not use headphones. Accessories Supported accessories (sold separately) can be configured through Settings. This option may only appear after you have connected an accessory to your device. ◌ From Settings, tap Advanced features > Accessories. 8 Getting started Start using your device Use the Power key to turn your device on or off. Do not use the device if the body is cracked or broken. Use the device only after it has been repaired. ◌ Press and hold the Power key. • To turn the device off, press and hold the Power key, and tap Power off. Confirm when prompted. • To restart your device, press and hold the Power key, and tap Restart. NOTE Best 5G performance requires optimal 5G connection and unobstructed antennas (rear of device); see carrier for network availability; 5G performance may be impacted by a case or cover. Use the Setup Wizard The first time you turn your device on, the Setup Wizard guides you through the basics of setting up your device. Follow the prompts to choose a default language, connect to a Wi-Fi® network, set up accounts, choose location services, learn about your device’s features, and more. 9 Getting started Transfer data from an old device Use Smart SwitchTM to transfer contacts, photos, music, videos, messages, notes, calendars, and more from your old device. Smart Switch can transfer your data via USB cable, Wi-Fi, or computer. Visit samsung.com/us/support/owners/app/smart-switch to learn more. 1. From Settings, tap Accounts and backup > Smart Switch. 2. Follow the prompts and select the content to transfer. Old device New Galaxy NOTE The USB option must be set to Media device (MTP) on the other device. Transferring content with a USB cable may increase battery consumption. Make sure your battery is fully charged. Visit samsung.com/smartswitch for more information and to learn how to use the On-the-Go adapter to transfer content faster. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 10 Getting started Lock or unlock your device Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your device. By default, the device locks automatically when the screen times out. For more information about screen locks, see Lock screen and security on page 130. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 11 Power key Press to lock. Press to turn on the screen, and then swipe the screen to unlock it. Getting started Accounts Set up and manage your email accounts, your GoogleTM Account, and Samsung account. TIP Accounts may support email, calendars, contacts, and other features. See your carrier for more information. Add a Google Account Sign in to your Google Account to access your Google cloud storage, apps installed from your account, and make full use of your device’s AndroidTM features. 1. From Settings, tap Accounts and backup > Accounts. 2. Tap Add account > Google. NOTE When you sign in to a Google Account, Factory Reset Protection (FRP) is activated. FRP requires your Google Account information when resetting to factory settings. For more information, see Factory reset protection on page 129. Add a Samsung account Sign in to your Samsung account to access exclusive Samsung content and make full use of Samsung apps. 1. From Settings, tap Accounts and backup > Accounts. 2. Tap Add account > Samsung account. TIP To quickly access your Samsung account, from Settings tap Samsung account. Add an email account Sign in to one or more of your email accounts to view and manage email messages. 1. From Settings, tap Accounts and backup > Accounts. 2. Tap Add account > Email. 12 Getting started Set up voicemail You can set up your voicemail service when you access it for the first time. You can access voicemail through the Phone app. 1. From Phone, touch and hold the 1 key. 2. Follow the tutorial to create a password, record a greeting, and record your name. 13 Getting started Navigation A touch screen responds best to a light touch from the pad of your finger or a capacitive stylus. Using excessive force or a metallic object on the touch screen may damage the tempered glass surface and void the warranty. Tap Lightly touch items to select or launch them. ● Tap an item to select it. ● Double-tap an image to zoom in or out. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 14 Getting started Swipe Lightly drag your finger across the screen. ● Swipe the screen to unlock the device. ● Swipe the screen to scroll through the Home screens or menu options. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 15 Getting started Drag and drop Touch and hold an item, and then move it to a new location. ● Drag an app shortcut to add it to a Home screen. ● Drag a widget to place it in a new location. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 16 Getting started Zoom in and out Bring your thumb and forefinger together or apart to zoom in and out. ● Bring your thumb and forefinger together on the screen to zoom out. ● Move your thumb and forefinger apart on the screen to zoom in. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 17 Getting started Touch and hold Touch and hold items to activate them. ● Touch and hold a field to display a pop-up menu of options. ● Touch and hold a Home screen to customize the Home screen. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 18 Getting started Navigation bar The Navigation bar, at the bottom of the screen, displays the navigation keys.
Recent apps Home Back
Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 19 Getting started Navigation gestures To make more space on the screen, you can hide the navigation keys, and instead use gestures to navigate the device. Simply swipe up on the screen where the navigation buttons used to display to navigate the device. ◌ From Settings, tap Display > Navigation bar > Full screen gestures. • Tap Gesture hints to display lines at the bottom of the screen where gestures must be done for each navigation button. TIP You can also quickly switch between navigation gestures and navigation buttons using the Quick settings menu. Button order Personalize your device by changing where the Recent apps and Back buttons display on the Navigation bar. ◌ From Settings, tap Display > Navigation bar, and tap an option under Button order. 20 Getting started Customize your home screen The Home screen is the starting point for navigating your device. You can place your favorite apps and widgets here. You can set up additional Home screens, remove screens, change the order of screens, and choose a main Home screen. App icons You can use app icons to launch an app from any Home screen. ◌ From Apps, touch and hold an app icon, and tap Add to Home. To remove an icon: ◌ Touch and hold an app icon, and tap Remove from Home. NOTE Removing an icon does not delete the app, it just removes the icon from a Home screen. Use folders Organize App shortcuts in folders on an Apps screen or Home screen. For more information, see Create and use folders on page 47. Wallpapers You can change the look of the Home and Lock screens by choosing a favorite picture or preloaded wallpaper. 1. From a Home screen, touch and hold the screen. 2. Tap Wallpapers. 3. Tap an image to choose it. 4. Tap Set as wallpaper, and confirm when prompted. 21 Getting started Themes Set a theme to be applied to your Home and Lock screens, wallpapers, and app icons. 1. From a Home screen, touch and hold the screen. 2. Tap Themes to customize. 3. Tap View all to see downloaded themes. 4. Tap a theme to preview and download it to My themes. 5. Tap a theme, and then tap Apply to apply the selected theme. Icons Apply different icon sets to replace the default icons. 1. From a Home screen, touch and hold the screen. 2. Tap Wallpapers > Icons to customize. 3. Tap View all to see downloaded icons. 4. Tap an icon set to preview and download it to My icons. 5. Tap an icon, and then tap Apply to apply the selected icon set. Widgets Add widgets to your home screens for quick access to info or apps. 1. From a Home screen, touch and hold the screen. 2. Tap Widgets, and then touch and hold a widget, drag it to a Home screen, and release it. Customize Widgets Once you have added a widget, you can customize where it's located and how it functions. ◌ From a Home screen, touch and hold a widget, and tap an option: • Remove from Home: Delete a widget from your screen. • Widget settings: Customize the function or appearance of the widget. • App info: Review the widget usage, permissions, and more. 22 Getting started Home screen settings Customize your Home and Apps screens. 1. From a Home screen, touch and hold the screen. 2. Tap Home screen settings to customize: • Home screen layout: Set your device to have separate Home and Apps screens, or only a Home screen where all apps are located. • Home screen grid: Choose a layout to determine how icons are arranged on the Home screen. • Apps screen grid: Choose a layout to determine how icons are arranged on the Apps screen. • Apps button: Add a button to the Home screen for easy access to the Apps screen. • App icon badges: Enable to show badges on apps with active notifications. You can also choose the badge style. • Lock Home screen layout: Prevent items on the Home screen from being removed or repositioned. • Add apps to Home screen: Automatically add newly-downloaded apps to the Home screen. • Quick-open notification panel: Enable this feature to open the Notification panel by swiping down anywhere on the Home screen. • Rotate to landscape mode: Rotate the Home screen automatically when your device’s orientation is changed from portrait to landscape. • Hide apps: Choose apps to hide from the Home and App screens. Return to this screen to restore hidden apps. Hidden apps are still installed and can appear as results in Finder searches. • About Home screen: View version information. 23 Getting started Easy mode The Easy mode layout has larger text and icons, making for a more straightforward visual experience. Switch between the default screen layout and a simpler layout. 24 Apps list 1. From Settings, tap Display > Easy mode. 2. Tap Easy mode to enable this feature. 3. Tap Apply to confirm. To disable Easy mode: 1. From Settings, tap Display > Easy mode > Standard mode. 2. Tap Apply to exit Easy mode. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Getting started Status bar The Status bar provides device information on the right side and notification alerts on the left. Status icons Battery full Battery low Charging Mute Vibrate Airplane mode Bluetooth active Wi-Fi active Location active Alarm Notification icons Missed calls Call in progress Call on hold New message Voicemail New email Download Upload Wi-Fi available App update Configure display options for the Status bar. ◌ From Quick settings, tap More options > Status bar for the following options: • Show notification icons: Choose how to display notification icons on the Status bar. • Show battery percentage: Display the battery charge percentage next to the battery icon on the Status bar. 25 Getting started Notification panel For quick access to notifications, settings, and more, simply open the Notification panel. Quick settings Notification cards Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 26 Device settings View all Getting started View the Notification panel You can access the Notification panel from any screen. 1. Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification panel. 2. Swipe down the list to see notification details. • To open an item, tap it. • To clear a single notification, drag the notification left or right. • To clear all notifications, tap Clear. • To customize notifications, tap Notification settings. 3. Drag upward from the bottom of the screen or tap Back to close the Notification panel. Quick settings The Notification panel also provides quick access to device functions using Quick settings. 1. Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification panel. 2. Drag View all downward. • Tap a quick setting icon to turn it on or off. • Touch and hold a quick setting icon to open the setting. • Tap Search to search the device. • Tap Settings to quickly access the device's settings menu. • Tap More options to reorder Quick settings or to change the button layout. 3. Drag View all upward to close Quick settings. 27 Getting started Bixby Bixby is a virtual assistant that learns, evolves, and adapts to you. It learns your routines, helps you set up reminders based on time and location, and is built in to your favorite apps. Visit samsung.com/us/support/owners/app/Bixby for more information. TIP You can customize how the Bixby key functions. From Settings, tap Advanced features > Bixby key. The Bixby Home page displays customized content based on your interactions. Bixby learns from your usage patterns and will suggest content you may like. ◌ From a Home screen, swipe right or press the Bixby key. Bixby Routines You can use Bixby to show you information or change device settings based on where you are and what you are doing. ◌ From Settings, tap Advanced features > Bixby Routines. Camera Bixby Vision is available on the Camera viewfinder to help understand what you see. ◌ From Camera, tap Bixby Vision and follow the prompts. Gallery Bixby Vision can be used on pictures and images saved in the Gallery app. 1. From Gallery, tap a picture to view it. 2. Tap Bixby Vision and follow the prompts. Internet Bixby Vision can help you find out more about an image you find in the Internet app. 1. From Internet, touch and hold an image until a pop-up menu is displayed. 2. Tap Bixby Vision and follow the prompts. 28 Getting started Digital wellbeing You can monitor and manage your digital habits by getting a daily view of how frequently you use apps, how many notifications you receive, and how often you check your device. You can also set your device to help you wind down before going to bed. ◌ From Settings, tap Digital wellbeing for the following features: • Screen time: Tap the time value in the dashboard circle for details on how long each app has been opened and used today. • Times opened: Tap the Unlocks number to see how many times each app has been opened today. • Notifications received: Tap the Notifications number to see how many notifications have been received from each app today. • Dashboard: View all dashboard information shown above. Each app can have a timer set to limit usage throughout the day. • Wind down: Enable to turn the screen to grayscale and limit notifications before going to bed. • Notifications: Configure notification settings for each app. 29 Getting started Always On Display View missed calls and message alerts, check the time and date, and view other customized information without unlocking your device using Always On Display (AOD). 1. From Settings, tap Lock screen > Always On Display. 2. Tap to enable the feature, and then set the following options: • Display mode: Customize when to show the AOD. • Screen orientation: Display the AOD in portrait or landscape mode. • Show music information: Show music details when the FaceWidgets music controller is in use. • Auto brightness: Automatically adjust the brightness of Always On Display. • About Always On Display: View the current software version and license information. NOTE Some display settings can appear on both the Lock screen and Always On Display. AOD themes Apply custom themes for Always On Display. 1. From a Home screen, touch and hold the screen, and tap Wallpapers > AODs. • Tap an AOD to preview and download it to My Always On Displays. 2. Tap View all to see downloaded AODs. 3. Tap an AOD, and then tap Set to apply the selected AOD. 30 Getting started Flexible security Use biometrics to securely unlock your device and log in to accounts. Face recognition You can enable Face Recognition to unlock your screen. • Face recognition is less secure than Pattern, PIN, or Password. Your device could be unlocked by someone or something that looks like your image. • Some conditions may affect face recognition, including wearing glasses, hats, beards, or heavy make-up. • When registering your face, ensure that you are in a well-lit area and the camera lens is clean. 1. From Settings, tap Biometrics and security > Face recognition. 2. Follow the prompts to register your face. TIP To use your face to unlock your device, you must set a pattern, PIN, or password. Face recognition management Customize how face recognition works. ◌ From Settings, tap Biometrics and security > Face recognition. • Remove face data: Delete existing faces. • Face unlock: Enable or disable face recognition security. • Stay on Lock screen: When you unlock your device with face recognition, stay on the Lock screen until you swipe the screen. • Faster recognition: Turn on for faster face recognition. Turn off to increase security and make it harder to unlock using an image or video of your likeness. • Brighten screen: Increase the screen brightness temporarily so that your face can be recognized in dark conditions. • Samsung Pass: Access your online accounts using face recognition. 31 Getting started Fingerprint scanner Use fingerprint recognition as an alternative to entering passwords in certain apps. You can also use your fingerprint to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account. 1. From Settings, tap Biometrics and security > Fingerprints. 2. Follow the prompts to register your fingerprint. TIP To use your fingerprint to unlock your device, you must set a pattern, PIN, or password. Fingerprint management Add, delete, and rename fingerprints. ◌ From Settings, tap Biometrics and security > Fingerprints for the following options: • The list of registered fingerprints is at the top of this list. You can touch and hold a fingerprint to remove or rename it. • Add fingerprint: Simply follow the prompts to register another fingerprint. • Check added fingerprints: Scan your fingerprint to see if it has been registered. Fingerprint verification settings Use fingerprint recognition to verify your identity in supported apps and actions. ◌ From Settings, tap Biometrics and security > Fingerprints. • Fingerprint unlock: Use your fingerprint for identification when unlocking your device. • Show icon when screen is off: Show the fingerprint icon when the screen is off. • Samsung Pass: Use your fingerprint for identification when using supported apps. • Samsung Pay: Use your fingerprints to make payments quickly and securely. 32 Getting started Biometrics Preferences Configure your preferences for biometric security options. ◌ From Settings, tap Biometrics and security > Biometrics preferences for the following options: • Preferred biometric: Choose your preferred biometric. Only biometrics that have already been set up are listed. • Screen transition effect: Show a transition effect when you use biometrics to unlock your device. 33 Getting started Multi window Multitask by using multiple apps at the same time. Apps that support Multi windowTM can be displayed together on a split screen. You can switch between the apps and adjust the size of their windows. 34 Split screen control 1. From any screen, tap Recent apps. 2. Tap the app icon, and then tap Open in split screen view. 3. Tap an app in the other window to add it to the split screen view. • Drag the middle of the window border to adjust the window size. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Getting started Edge screen The Edge screen is made up of several customizable edge panels. Edge panels can be used to access apps, tasks, and contacts, as well as view news, sports, and other information. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 35 Edge panel handle Swipe to the center of the screen to open the Edge screen. Getting started Configure Edge panels You can customize the Edge panels. 1. From the Edge screen, tap Edge panel settings. 2. Tap to enable the feature. The following options are available: • Checkbox: Enable or disable each panel. • Edit (if available): Configure individual panels. • More options: – Reorder: Change the order of the panels by dragging them to the left or right. – Uninstall: Remove an Edge panel from your device. – Edge panel handle: Customize the position and style of the Edge panel handle. – Galaxy Store: Search for and download more Edge panels from Galaxy Store. 3. Tap Back to save changes. Edge panel position You can change the position of the Edge panel handle. 1. From the Edge screen, tap Edge panel settings. 2. Tap More options > Edge panel handle for the following options: • Move: Drag to change the position of the Edge panel handle along the edge of the screen. • Position: Choose either Right or Left to set which side the Edge screen displays on. • Move from any screen: Touch and hold the Edge panel handle to change its position from any screen. 36 Getting started Edge panel style Change the style of the Edge panel handle. 1. From the Edge screen, tap Edge panel settings. 2. Tap More options > Edge panel handle for the following options: • Color: Choose the color of the Edge panel handle. • Transparency: Drag the slider to adjust the transparency of the Edge panel handle. • Size: Drag the slider to adjust the size of the Edge panel handle. Apps edge You can add up to ten apps in two columns to the Apps edge panel. 1. From any screen, drag the Edge panel handle to the center of the screen. Swipe until the Apps edge panel is displayed. 2. Tap an app or app pair to open it. To configure Apps edge: 1. From any screen, drag the Edge panel handle to the center of the screen. Swipe until the Apps edge panel is displayed. 2. Tap Add app to add other apps to the Apps edge. • To add an app to the Apps edge, find it on the left side of the screen and tap it to add it to an available space on the right column. • To create a shortcut for two apps to open in Multi window, tap Create app pair. • To create a folder shortcut, drag an app from the left side of the screen on top of an app in the columns on the right. • To change the order of the apps on the Edge panel, drag each app to the desired location. • To remove an app, tap Remove. 3. Tap Back to save changes. 37 Getting started Edge lighting Set the Edge screen to light up when you receive calls or notifications while the device is turned over. 1. From Settings, tap Display > Edge screen > Edge lighting. 2. Tap to enable the feature. 3. Tap Show Edge lighting, and tap one of the following options: • While screen is on: Show Edge lighting only when the screen is on. • While screen is off: Show Edge lighting only when the screen is off. • Always: Show Edge lighting at all times. Edge lighting advanced settings Customize the color, width, and transparency of the Edge lighting feature. 1. From Settings, tap Display > Edge screen > Edge lighting. 2. Tap Edge lighting style to customize: • Effect: Choose an edge effect. • Color: Choose a preset or custom color, and enable app colors. • Transparency: Drag the Transparency slider to adjust the transparency of the Edge lighting. • Width: Drag the Width slider to adjust the width of the Edge lighting. • Duration: Adjust how short or long the Edge lighting displays. 3. Tap Done when finished. Edge lighting interaction You can tap or swipe the Edge lighting pop-up to open an app, open an app in a pop- up, or dismiss a notification. 1. From Settings, tap Display > Edge screen > Edge lighting. 2. Tap Edge lighting interaction, and then tap to enable the feature. 38 Getting started Manage Edge lighting notifications Choose which notifications will light up the Edge screen. 1. From Settings, tap Display > Edge screen > Edge lighting. 2. Tap Manage notifications to choose the apps that can activate Edge lighting when a notification is received. About Edge screen You can view the current software version and license information for the Edge screen feature. ◌ From Settings, tap Display > Edge screen > About Edge screen. 39 Getting started Enter text Text can be entered using a keyboard or your voice. 40 Expand toolbar ◌ Tap a field to display the Samsung keyboard. • Tap Show predictive text to view suggested words while you type. • Tap Show toolbar functions to view all keyboard options. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Getting started Toolbar functions The toolbar provides additional helpful functions. ◌ From the Samsung keyboard, tap Expand toolbar for the following options: • Clipboard: Access the clipboard. • Emojis: Insert an emoji. • GIF keyboard: Add animated GIFs. • Live message: Record an animated drawing or written message. • Modes: Select a keyboard layout. • Settings: Access keyboard settings. • Stickers: Add illustrated stickers. • Text editing: Use an editing panel to help pinpoint text that you want to cut, copy, and paste. • Voice input: Use Samsung voice input. Configure the Samsung keyboard Set customized options for the Samsung keyboard. ◌ From the Samsung keyboard, tap Settings for the following options: • Languages and types: Set the keyboard type and choose which languages are available on the keyboard. – To switch between languages, slide the Space bar sideways. • Smart typing: Use predictive text and auto-correction features to prevent common typing mistakes. Type by swiping between letters. • Keyboard layout and feedback: Customize the appearance and function of the keyboard. • Reset to default settings: Return keyboard to original settings and clear personalized data. • About Samsung keyboard: View version and legal information for the Samsung keyboard. 41 Getting started Use Samsung voice input Instead of typing, enter text by speaking. Return to keyboard 1. From the Samsung keyboard, tap Voice input. 2. Tap the screen and speak your text. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 42 Getting started Configure Samsung voice input Set customized options for Samsung voice input. 1. From the Samsung keyboard, tap Voice input. 2. Tap Settings for options. • Keyboard language: Choose the language for the keyboard. • Voice input language: Select the language for Samsung voice input. • Hide offensive words: Hide potentially offensive words with asterisks. • About Samsung voice input: View version and legal information for Samsung voice input. Emergency mode Use Emergency mode to access helpful emergency features and conserve your device’s power during an emergency situation. To save battery power, Emergency mode: • Restricts application usage to only essential applications and those you select. • Turns off connectivity features and Mobile data when the screen is off. Activate Emergency mode To activate Emergency mode: 1. Press and hold the Power key. 2. Tap Emergency mode. • When accessing for the first time, read and accept the terms and conditions. 3. Tap Turn on. Emergency mode features While in Emergency mode, only the following apps and features are available on the Home screen: ● Flashlight: Use the device’s flash as a steady source of light. ● Emergency alarm: Sound an audible siren.43 Getting started ● Share my location: Send your location information to your emergency contacts. ● Phone: Launch the call screen. ● Internet: Launch the web browser. ● Add – Email: Launch the Email app. – Maps: Launch Google MapsTM. ● Battery charge: Displays estimated battery charge percentage. ● Estimated battery life: Displays estimated remaining battery charge time based on current battery charge and usage. ● Emergency call: Dial the emergency telephone number (for example, 911). This kind of call can be made even without activated service. ● More options: – Turn off Emergency mode: Disable Emergency mode and return to standard mode. – Remove apps: Choose apps to remove from the screen. – Manage emergency contacts: Manage your medical profile and ICE (In Case of Emergency) group contacts. – Settings: Configure the available settings. Only a limited number of settings are enabled in Emergency mode. Turn off Emergency mode When emergency mode is turned off, the device returns to standard mode. 1. Press and hold the Power key. 2. Tap Emergency mode. NOTE When Emergency mode is activated, Locating method is set to Battery saving. After Emergency mode is turned off, you may need to adjust your location settings. For more information, see Location on page 135. 44 Apps Using apps Samsung apps Google apps 45 Apps Using apps The Apps list displays all preloaded and downloaded apps. Apps can be downloaded from Galaxy Store and the Google PlayTM store. ◌ From a Home screen, swipe the screen upward to access the Apps list. Uninstall or disable apps Installed apps can be removed from your device. Some apps that are preloaded (available on your device by default) can only be disabled. Disabled apps are turned off and hidden from the Apps list. ◌ From Apps, touch and hold an app, and tap Uninstall/Disable. Search for apps If you are not sure where to find an app or a setting, you can use the Search feature. 1. From Apps, tap Finder search, and enter a word or words. As you type, matching apps and settings appear as results on the screen. 2. Tap a result to go to that app. TIP You can customize the search settings by tapping More options > Finder settings. Sort apps App shortcuts can be listed alphabetically or in your own custom order. ◌ From Apps, tap More options > Sort for the following sorting options: • Custom order: Arrange apps manually. • Alphabetical order: Sort apps alphabetically. TIP When apps are arranged manually (Custom order), empty icon spaces can be removed by tapping More options > Clean up pages. 46 Apps Create and use folders You can make folders to organize App shortcuts on the Apps list. 1. From Apps, touch and hold an app shortcut, and then drag it on top of another app shortcut until it is highlighted. 2. Release the app shortcut to create the folder. • Enter folder name: Name the folder. • Palette: Change the folder color. • Add apps: Place more apps in the folder. Tap apps to select them, and then tap Add. 3. Tap Back to close the folder. Copy a folder to a Home screen You can copy a folder to a Home screen. ◌ From Apps, touch and hold a folder, and tap Add to Home. Delete a folder When you delete a folder, the app shortcuts return to the Apps list. 1. From Apps, touch and hold a folder to delete. 2. Tap Delete folder, and confirm when prompted. 47 Apps Samsung apps The following apps are either preloaded or downloaded over-the-air to your device during setup. Galaxy Essentials Galaxy Essentials is a collection of specially chosen applications available through Samsung apps. You can access and download a collection of premium content. ◌ From Apps, tap More options > Galaxy Essentials. Galaxy Store Find and download premium apps that are exclusive to Galaxy devices. A Samsung account is required to download from Galaxy Store. ◌ From Apps, tap Galaxy Store. Galaxy Wearable Connect your device to your Samsung Watch using this application. For more information, visit samsung.com/us/support/owners/app/galaxy-wearable- watch. ◌ From Apps, tap Galaxy Wearable. Quick measure Measure items in inches or centimeters using your camera. ◌ From Apps, tap Samsung folder > Quick measure, and follow the prompts. 48 Samsung Health Use Samsung HealthTM to plan, track various aspects of daily life contributing to well-being such as physical activity, diet, and sleep. For more information, visit samsung.com/us/support/owners/app/samsung-health.
◌ From Apps, tap Samsung folder > Samsung Health.
NOTE The information gathered from this device, Samsung Health, or related software is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease. The accuracy of the information and data provided by this device and its related software, may be affected by factors such as environmental conditions, specific activity performed while using/wearing the device, settings of the device, user configuration/user-provided information, and other end-user interactions. Before you start exercising Although the Samsung Health application is a great companion to your exercise routine, it is always best to make sure you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen. While moderate physical activity, such as brisk walking, is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program, particularly if you have any of the following conditions: • Heart disease; Asthma or lung disease; Diabetes, or liver or kidney disease; and Arthritis. 49 Apps Apps Before beginning your exercise regimen check with your doctor if you have symptoms suggestive of heart, lung, or other serious disease, such as: • Pain or discomfort in your chest, neck, jaw, or arms during physical activity; • Dizziness or loss of consciousness; • Shortness of breath with mild exertion or at rest, or when lying down or going to bed; • Ankle swelling, especially at night; • A heart murmur or a rapid or pronounced heartbeat; • Muscle pain when walking upstairs or up a hill that goes away when you rest. It is recommended that before engaging in an exercise routine, you consult with your doctor or medical practitioner. If you are unsure of your health status, have several health problems, or are pregnant, you should speak with your doctor before starting a new exercise program. Samsung Members Get more and do more from your Galaxy device. Enjoy DIY support tools and exclusive experiences and content — for Samsung members only. Samsung Members may be preloaded on your device, or you can download and install it from Galaxy Store or the Google Play store. Visit samsung.com/us/support/owners/app/samsung-members to learn more. ◌ From Apps, tap Samsung folder > Samsung Members. 50 Apps Samsung Notes Use Samsung Notes to create notes containing text, images with footnotes, voice recordings, and music. You can share your notes easily using social networking services. Visit samsung.com/us/support/owners/app/samsung-notes to learn more. ◌ From Apps, tap Samsung Notes > Create. Access tools
Assign a category Add an attachment
Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 51 Set text options Apps Edit notes Make edits to notes you create. 1. From Samsung Notes, tap a note to view it. 2. Tap Edit, and make changes. When you are finished, tap Save. Notes options You can edit, share, or manage notes. ◌ From Samsung Notes, tap More options for the following options: • Edit: Select notes to share, delete, or move. • Sort by: Change the way notes are organized. • View by: Switch between Grid, List, or Simple list. Notes menu You can view your notes by category. ◌ From Samsung Notes, tap Menu for the following options: • All notes: View all notes. • Frequently used: Quick access to commonly used notes. • Trash: View deleted notes. • Categories: View notes by category. • Settings: View settings for the Samsung Notes app. Samsung Pay Samsung PayTM lets you make payments with your device. It is accepted almost anywhere you can swipe or tap your credit card. A Samsung account is required. For support, visit samsung.com/us/support/owners/app/samsung-pay. ◌ From Apps, tap Samsung folder > Samsung Pay, and tap Get started and follow the prompts. 52 Apps NOTE For added security, your credit and debit card information is not stored on a cloud service. If you are using the Samsung Pay app on multiple devices, you must sign in to the app and confirm all payment cards on each device. Some card issuers may limit the number of devices. Use Samsung Pay Use Samsung Pay by opening the app and holding your device over the store's card reader. 1. From Samsung Pay, select a card to pay with and authorize payments by scanning your finger or by entering your Samsung Pay PIN. 2. Hold your phone over the store’s card reader. • When your payment is complete, a receipt is sent to your registered email. NOTE Make sure the NFC feature is enabled on your device. For more information, see NFC and payment on page 103. Simple Pay Use Simply Pay to access Samsung Pay from the Lock Screen, Home screen, or Always On Display. 1. From Samsung Pay, tap Menu > Settings > Use Favorite Cards. 2. Tap to enable Simple Pay on each screen. To use Simple Pay: 1. From any screen, swipe up from the bottom of the screen. • Your payment card and Simple Pay are displayed. 2. Drag the card down to close Simple Pay. 53 Apps Use gift cards with Samsung Pay Purchase, send, and redeem gift cards from an expanding selection of your favorite retailers. To view the list of supported banks and gift card merchants, visit samsung.com/us/samsung-pay/compatible-cards/#bank. Secure your information Samsung Pay is designed with the latest security technology and works on most recent Samsung Galaxy devices. Payments are authorized with your fingerprint or PIN, and each transaction uses a unique token each time, so your device only allows payments with your consent. SmartThings SmartThings allows you to control, automate, and monitor your home environment through a mobile device to fit your specific needs. You can use the app to connect multiple devices at once or one device at a time. Check the status of your devices by looking at the dashboard. ◌ From Apps, tap Samsung folder > SmartThings, and sign in with your Samsung account. NOTE Non-Samsung connected device errors or defects are not covered by the Samsung warranty; contact the non-Samsung device manufacturer for support. Smart Switch Use Smart Switch to transfer contacts, photos, and other content from your old device. For more information, see Transfer data from an old device on page 10. ◌ From Apps, tap Samsung folder > Smart Switch. 54 Apps Calculator The Calculator app features both basic and scientific math functions, as well as a unit converter. ◌ From Apps, tap Calculator. Converter Convert between measurements. Scientific calculator If the icon is not History View past 55 visible, turn your device to landscape. calculations. Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Apps Calendar The Calendar app can be connected to your various online accounts to consolidate all your calendars in one place. ◌ From Apps, tap Calendar.
Change to other calendar views Go to today’s date Double-tap to edit event Create new event
Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 56 Apps Add calendars Add your accounts to the Calendar app. 1. From Calendar, tap Menu. 2. Tap Settings > Add new account and select an account type. 3. Enter your account information and follow the prompts. TIP Accounts may also support email, contacts, and other features. Create an event Use your Calendar to create events. 1. From Calendar, tap Add to add an event. 2. Enter details for the event, and then tap Save. Delete an event Delete events from your Calendar. 1. From Calendar, tap an event, and tap again to edit it. 2. Tap Delete, and confirm when prompted. 57 Apps Camera You can capture high-quality pictures and videos using the Camera app. ◌ From Apps, tap Camera. TIP If Quick launch is enabled, quickly press the Power key twice. Settings Gallery Switch cameras Capture 58 Scene optimizer Zoom Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Shooting modes Apps Navigate the camera screen Take stunning pictures with your device’s front and rear cameras. 1. From Camera, set up your shot with the following features: • Tap the screen where you want the camera to focus. – When you tap the screen, a brightness scale appears. Drag the light bulb to adjust the brightness. • To quickly switch between the front and rear cameras, swipe the screen up or down. • To change to a different shooting mode, swipe the screen right or left. • To change camera settings, tap Settings. 2. Tap Capture. Camera Features Your device features several camera modes and settings that are designed to take your photography to the next level. See below for some useful tips about your camera. Super Slow-mo Record videos at a high frame rate for viewing in slow motion. 1. From Camera, swipe left to Super slow-mo. 2. Tap Super Slow-mo to record. TIP Hold your device steady for best results. AR Emoji Turn yourself into an emoji that you can add to text messages. 1. From Camera, tap AR Emoji > Create my emoji. 2. Tap Capture, and follow the prompts to create your emoji. 59 Apps Live focus Add interactive focus effects to your pictures. 1. From Camera, swipe left to Live focus. 2. Tap a live focus effect. Drag the slider to fine-tune the effect. Record videos Record high-quality videos using your device. 1. From Camera, swipe right or left to change the shooting mode to Video. 2. Tap Capture to begin recording a video. • To take a picture while recording, tap Capture. • To temporarily stop recording, tap Pause. To continue recording, tap Resume. 3. Tap Stop when you are finished recording. Change shooting modes The Camera is equipped with a variety of shooting modes to capture pictures and videos in specific scenarios. ◌ From Camera, the shooting modes are located in a row near the bottom of the screen. • To change the shooting mode, swipe the screen right or left. • To view the entire list of shooting modes and each mode’s description, touch and hold a shooting mode. Configure shooting mode Allow the camera to determine the ideal mode for your pictures or choose from several shooting modes. ◌ From Camera, touch and hold a shooting mode. • Food: Take pictures that emphasize the vivid colors of food. • Panorama: Create a linear image by taking pictures in either a horizontal or vertical direction. 60 Apps • Pro: Manually adjust the ISO sensitivity, exposure value, white balance, and color tone while taking pictures. • Live focus: Take artistic pictures by adjusting the depth of field. • Photo: Allow the camera to determine the ideal mode for the picture. • Video: Allow the camera to determine the ideal mode for the video. • Live focus video: Record artistic videos with adjustable depths of focus. • Super slow-mo: Record videos at an extremely high frame rate for viewing in high quality slow motion. You can play a specific section of each video in slow motion after recording it. • Slow motion: Record videos at a high frame rate for viewing in slow motion. • Hyperlapse: Create a time lapse video by recording at various frame rates. The frame rate is adjusted depending on the scene being recorded and the movement of the device. Camera settings Use the icons on the main camera screen and the settings menu to configure your camera’s settings. ◌ From Camera, tap Settings for the following options: Intelligent features • Scene optimizer: Automatically adjust the color settings of your pictures to match the subject matter. • Shot suggestions: Get tips to help you choose the best shooting mode. • Flaw detection: Receive warning when someone blinks, the subject is not in focus, or the lens needs cleaning. Pictures • Motion photos: Create a short video by taking pictures. • Hold shutter button to: Choose whether to take a picture, take a burst shot, or create a GIF when holding the shutter button down. • Save options: Choose picture format and whether to flip your selfies. 61 Apps Videos • Rear video size: Select a resolution. Selecting a higher resolution for higher quality requires more memory. • Front video size: Select a resolution. Selecting a higher resolution for higher quality requires more memory. • Advanced recording options: Choose to record in either HDR10+ or HEVC formats. • Video stabilization: Activate anti-shake to keep the focus steady when the camera is moving. Useful features • HDR (rich tone): Enables the light sensitivity and color depth features of the device to produce a brighter and richer picture. • Tracking auto-focus: Keep a moving subject in focus. • Pictures as previewed: Save selfies as they appear in the preview without flipping them. • Grid lines: Display viewfinder grid lines to help compose a picture or video. • Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to the picture. • Camera modes: Set the default camera mode. You can also reorder or hide your shooting modes. • Shooting methods: – Press Volume key to: Use the Volume key to take pictures, record video, zoom, or control system volume. – Voice control: Take pictures speaking key words. – Floating shutter button: Add an extra shutter button that you can move anywhere on the screen. – Show palm: Hold your hand out with your palm facing the camera to have your picture taken in a few seconds. • Quick launch: Press the Power key twice in quick succession to open the camera. • Quick review: Review pictures after taking them. 62 Apps • Shutter sound: Play a tone when taking a picture. • Reset settings: Reset the camera settings. • About Camera: View app and software information. 63 Apps Contacts Store and manage your contacts. You can synchronize with personal accounts added to your device. Accounts may also support email, calendars, and other features. ◌ From Apps, tap Contacts > Create contact. Add profile picture Add, delete, and expand fields Devices andsoftware are constantly evolving— the illustrations you see here are for reference only. 64 Apps Edit a contact When editing a contact, you can tap a field and change or delete information, or you can add more fields to the contact’s list of information. 1. From Contacts, tap a contact. 2. Tap Edit. 3. Tap any of the fields to add, change, or delete information. 4. Tap Save. Call or message a contact You can quickly call or message a contact using their default phone number. 1. From Contacts, tap a contact. 2. Tap Call or Message. Direct share Share content directly with your contacts from within any app. Once enabled, your frequent contacts are displayed in the Share window. ◌ From Settings, tap Advanced features > Direct share, and tap to enable the feature. Favorites When you mark contacts as favorites, they are easily accessible from other apps. 1. From Contacts, tap a contact. 2. Tap Add to Favorites to mark the contact as a favorite. • To remove the contact from Favorites, tap Favorite. Share a contact Share a contact with others by using various sharing methods and services. 1. From Contacts, tap a contact. 2. Tap Share. 65 Apps 3. Tap either vCard file (VCF) or Text. 4. Choose a sharing method and follow the prompts. Groups You can use groups to organize your contacts. Create a group Create your own contact groups. 1. From Contacts, tap Menu > Groups. 2. Tap Create group, and then tap fields to enter information about the group: • Group name: Enter a name for the new group. • Group ringtone: Customize the sounds for the group. • Add member: Select contacts to add to the new group, and then tap Done. 3. Tap Save. Add or remove group contacts Add more contacts to a group, or remove contacts. ◌ From Contacts, tap Menu > Groups, and then tap a group. • To remove a contact, touch and hold a contact to select it, and then tap Delete. • To add a contact, tap More options > Edit group > Add member, and then tap the contacts you want to add. When finished, tap Done > Save. Send a message to a group Send a text message to members of a group. 1. From Contacts, tap Menu > Groups, and then tap a group. 2. Tap More options > Send message. 66 Apps Send an email to a group Send an email to members of a group. 1. From Contacts, tap Menu > Groups, and then tap a group. 2. Tap More options > Send email. 3. Tap contacts to select them, or tap the All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all, and then tap Done. • Only group members that have an email address in their records are displayed. 4. Choose an email account and follow the prompts. Delete a group Delete a group you have created. 1. From Contacts, tap Menu > Groups, and then tap a group. 2. Tap More options > Delete group. • To only delete the group, tap Group only. • To delete the group and the contacts in the group, tap Group and members. Manage contacts You can import or export contacts, as well as link multiple contacts into one contact entry. Import contacts Import contacts to your phone as vCard files (VCF). 1. From Contacts, tap Menu > Manage contacts. 2. Tap Import/export contacts. 3. Tap Import and follow the prompts. 67 Apps Export contacts Export contacts from your phone as vCard files (VCF). 1. From Contacts tap Menu > Manage contacts. 2. Tap Import/export contacts. 3. Tap Export and follow the prompts. Link contacts Consolidate contact information from multiple sources into one contact by linking entries into a single contact. 1. From Contacts, tap the contact to select it. 2. Tap More options > Link to another contact. 3. Tap contacts to choose them. 4. Tap Link. To unlink contacts: 1. From Contacts, tap the contact to select it. 2. Tap More options > Add/remove linked contacts. 3. Tap Unlink beside contacts to unlink them from the main contact. Delete contacts Delete a single contact or multiple contacts. 1. From Contacts, touch and hold a contact to select it. • You can also tap other contacts to select them for deletion. 2. Tap Delete, and confirm when prompted. 68
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