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    T A B L E T

    UserManual Pleasereadthismanualbeforeoperatingyourdevice

    andkeepitforfuturereference.

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    TableofContents

    GettingStarted.................................................................1

    FrontView

    ...........................................................................2

    BackView...........................................................................3

    AssembleYourDevice...............................................4

    SetUpYourDevice...................................................... 5

    SetUpAccountsonYourDevice ........................6

    KnowYourDevice.........................................................7

    HomeScreen

    ....................................................................8

    StatusBar.........................................................................11

    Navigation,Motions,andGestures..................12

    NotificationPanel .........................................................13

    MultiWindow..................................................................14

    EnterText..........................................................................16

    Applications......................................................................18

    AppsScreen...................................................................19

    GoogleApplications..................................................21

    OtherApplications......................................................23

    Calculator..........................................................................24

    Calendar............................................................................25

    CameraandVideo......................................................27

    Clock....................................................................................29

    Contacts.............................................................................30

    Email....................................................................................34

    GalaxyApps...................................................................35

    Gallery.................................................................................36

    Internet................................................................................38

    Memo..................................................................................40

    MusicPlayer....................................................................41

    MyFiles..............................................................................42

    VideoPlayer....................................................................44

    Settings..................................................................................45

    Wi-FiSettings..................................................................46

    Wi-FiDirect

    .......................................................................48

    Bluetooth...........................................................................49

    AirplaneMode...............................................................51

    DataUsage......................................................................52

    Printing................................................................................53

    VirtualPrivateNetworks(VPNs).........................54

    EthernetConnection..................................................55

    SoundsandNotifications........................................5

    DisplaySettings

    ............................................................59

    MotionsandGestures

    ...............................................61

    ApplicationManager ..................................................62

    DefaultApplications...................................................64

    ApplicationsSettingsShortcuts..........................65

    Users....................................................................................66

    WallpaperSettings......................................................67

    LockScreenandSecurity......................................68

    LocationSettings

    ..........................................................70

    PrivateMode...................................................................71

    ReportDiagnosticInfo..............................................72

    Accessibility.....................................................................73

    Accounts............................................................................75

    BackupandReset

    .......................................................76

    LanguageandInputSettings

    ...............................77

    Battery.................................................................................79

    Storage

    ...............................................................................80

    Accessories.....................................................................82

    DateandTimeSettings...........................................83

    AboutYourDevice......................................................84

    iii

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    GettingStarted

    Learn about your mobile

    device hardware, assembly

    procedures, and how toget started using your new

    device.

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    FrontView

    Proximityand

    gesture sensors

    Frontcamera

    Power/Lockkey

    Volumekey

    Recentapps Back

    Homekey

    Back:Taptoreturntothepreviousscreen,orto

    closeadialogbox,menu,orkeyboard.

    Frontcamera:Takeself-portraitsandrecord

    videosofyourself.

    Homekey:PresstoreturntotheHomescreen.

    Power/Lockkey:Pressandholdtoturnthe

    deviceonoroff.Presstolockorwakeupthe

    screen.Pressandholdtoturnthedeviceoffor

    restartit,orforquickaccesstoAirplaneMode.

    Proximityandgesturesensors:Detectsthe

    presenceofobjectsnearthedevice.

    Recentapps:Taptodisplayrecentappsortouch

    andholdtolaunchsplitscreenview.

    Volumekey:Presstoadjustthevolumeofyour

    devicessoundsandaudio.

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    Microphone

    MicroSDcardslot

    Speaker

    USBcharger/

    Accessory port

    Rearcamera

    Speaker

    Headsetjack

    BackView

    Headsetjack:Connectanoptionalheadset

    (not included).

    Microphone:Recordsaudioanddetectsvoice

    commands.

    MicroSDcardslot:Installanoptionalmemory

    card(notincluded)forstorageoffiles.

    Rearcamera:Takepicturesandrecordvideos.

    Speaker:Playsmusicandothersounds.

    USBcharger/Accessoryport:Connectthe

    Charger/USBcable(included),andotheroptiona

    accessories(notincluded).

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    AssembleYourDevice

    This section helps you to

    assemble your device.

    InstallaMemoryCard

    YoucaninstallanoptionalmicroSDormicroSDHC

    memorycard(notincluded)toexpandavailable

    memoryspace.

    Note:Amemorycardcanbeinstalledatanytime;it

    isnotnecessarytoinstallitpriortousingthedevice.

    Formoreinformationoninstallingamemorycard,

    seeInstallaMemoryCard.

    ChargetheBattery

    Yourdeviceispoweredbyarechargeable,standard

    Li-Ionbattery.AWall/USBCharger(charginghead

    andUSBcable)isincludedwiththedevicefor

    chargingthebatteryfromanystandardoutlet.

    Thebatterycomespartiallycharged.Afullydischargedbatteryrequiresuptofourhoursof

    chargetime.Youcanusethedevicewhilecharging.

    Caution:UseonlySamsung-approvedcharging

    devicesandbatteries.Samsungaccessoriesare

    designedtomaximizebatterylife.Usingother

    accessoriesmayinvalidateyourwarrantyandmay

    causedamage.

    1. InserttheUSBcableintotheport.

    2. ConnecttheUSBcabletothecharginghead,

    andthenplugthechargingheadintoastandard

    outlet.

    3. Whenchargingiscomplete,unplugthecharging

    headfromtheoutletandremovetheUSBcable

    fromthedevice.

    Caution:Failuretounplugthewallchargerbeforeyou

    removethebatterycancausedamagetothedevice.

    WhentoChargetheBattery

    Whenthebatteryisweakandonlyafewminutesof

    operationremain,thedevicesoundsawarningtone

    atregularintervals.

    Inthiscondition,yourdeviceconservesits

    remainingbatterypowerbydimmingthescreen.

    Whenthebatterylevelbecomestoolow,thedevice

    automaticallyturnsoff.

    Foraquickcheckofyourbatterylevel,viewthe

    batterychargeindicatorlocatedintheupper-

    rightcornerofyourdevicesdisplay.Asolid

    color indicatesafullcharge.( )

    Youcanalsochoosetodisplayapercentage

    value.Viewingapercentagevaluecanprovide

    abetterideaoftheremainingchargeonthe

    battery.Formoreinformation,seeBattery.

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    SetUpYourDevice

    TurnYourDeviceOnorOff

    TurntheDeviceOn

    PressandholdthePower/Lockkeyuntilthe

    devicevibratesandstartsup.

    TurntheDeviceOff

    1. PressandholdthePower/Lockkeyuntilthe

    devicevibratesandtheDeviceoptionsmenu

    displays.

    2. TapPoweroff.

    WelcomeScreen

    Thefirsttimeyouturnyourdeviceon,theWelcome

    Screendisplays.Itwillguideyouthroughthebasics

    ofsettingupyourdevice.

    Followthepromptstochooseadefaultlanguage,

    connecttoaWi-Finetwork,setupaccounts,choose

    locationservices,learnaboutyourdevicesfeatures,

    andmore.

    SecureYourDevice

    Useyourdevicesscreenlockfeaturestosecure

    yourdevice.

    LocktheDevice

    Bydefault,thedevicelocksautomaticallywhenthe

    screentimesout.

    Tolockthedevice,pressthe Power/Lockkey.

    UnlocktheDevice

    ThedefaultScreenlockonyourdeviceisSwipe.

    Tounlockyourdevice,pressthe Power/Lock

    keyorHomekey,andthentouchanddragyour

    fingeracrossthescreen.

    SetUpaSecureScreenLock

    ThedefaultScreenlockisSwipe,whichoffersno

    security.Tochooseamoresecurescreenlock,see

    SetaScreenLock.

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    SetUpAccountsonYourDevice

    GoogleAccount

    YournewdeviceusesyourGoogleAccountto

    fullyutilizeitsAndroidfeatures,includingGmail,

    Google Hangouts,andtheGooglePlayStore.

    Whenyouturnonyourdeviceforthefirsttime,set

    upyourexistingGoogleAccount,orcreateanew

    Google Account.

    or

    TocreateanewGoogleAccountorsetupyour

    GoogleAccountonyourdeviceatanytime,use

    Accountssettings.For moreinformation,seeAccounts.

    FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings >Accounts>Addaccount>

    Google.

    SamsungAccount

    CreateaSamsungaccountforaccesstoSamsung

    contentandappsonyourdevice.

    Whenyouturnonyourdeviceforthefirsttime,set

    upyourexistingSamsungaccountorcreateanew

    Samsungaccount.

    or

    TocreateanewSamsungaccountorsetupyour

    Samsungaccountonyourdeviceatanytime,

    useAccountssettings.For moreinformation,see

    Accounts.

    FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Accounts>Addaccount>

    Samsung account.

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    KnowYourDevice

    Warning:Pleasenotethatatouchscreen

    respondsbesttoalighttouchfromthepad

    ofyourfingeroranon-metallicstylus.Using

    excessiveforceorametallicobjectwhen

    pressingonthetouchscreenmaydamagethe

    temperedglasssurfaceandvoidthewarranty.

    Learn some of the key

    features of your mobile

    device, including the screensand icons, as well as how to

    navigate the device and enter

    text using the keyboard.

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    Notificationicons

    Widget

    Homescreenindicator

    Appshortcuts

    StatusBar

    Statusicons

    Appfolders

    Appsscreen

    HomeScreen

    AppsFolder:Foryourconvenience,thereareseveralapplicationsthataregroupedintoafolder

    onthemainHomescreen.

    Appshortcuts:Shortcutstoyourfavorite

    applications.

    Appsscreen:Allowsquickaccesstoallofyour

    applications.

    Homescreenindicator:Indicateswhich

    Home screenispresentlydisplayed.

    Notificationicons:Displaynewmessagesandemails,notifications,availablesoftwareupdates,

    andsoon.

    StatusBar:Displaysdevicestatusicons(right)

    andnotificationicons(left).

    Statusicons:Displayinformationaboutthe

    device,suchasthenetworksignalstrength,

    batterylevel,thetime,andsoon.

    Widget:Self-containedapplicationthatrunson

    theHomescreen(notashortcut).

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    The Home screen is the starting

    point for using your device.

    Customize your Home screen

    by adding application shortcuts,

    widgets, folders, and using

    wallpapers.

    ManageHomeScreens

    YourdevicecomeswithmultipleHomescreensto

    holdappsandwidgets.YoucanrearrangetheHome

    screensinadifferentorder.

    1. Touchandholdanemptyspaceonthescreen.

    2. Usetheseoptionstomanagescreens:

    Addascreen:Swipetotheendofthe

    screens,andthentap Add.

    Removeascreen:Touchandholdona

    screen,andthendragitto Remove.

    SetascreenasthemainHomescreen:

    Tap MainHomescreenatthetopofa

    screen.Thisscreendisplayswhenyoupress

    theHomekey.

    Changetheorderofscreens:Touchandholdonascreen,andthendragtoanewposition.

    3. TostopeditingtheHomescreens,tap Back.

    AppShortcuts

    Youcanuseappshortcutstolaunchanappfrom

    anyHomescreen.

    AddaShortcuttoaHomeScreen

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps.

    2. Touchandholdanappshortcut,dragittoaHomescreenandreleaseit.

    RemoveaShortcut

    1. Touchandholdashortcuttorelease it.

    2. Dragtheiconto Removeandrelease it.

    Note:Removingashortcutdoesnotdeletetheapp,it

    justremovestheshortcutfromtheHomescreen.

    Widgets

    Widgetsareself-containedappsthatrunona

    Home screen.Thereareallkindsofwidgets,

    includinglinkstoaspecificcontact,Internet

    bookmarks,Gmailandemailaccounts,and

    many others.

    AddaWidgettoaHomeScreen

    1. Touchandholdanemptyspaceonthescreen,

    andthentapWidgets.

    2. Touchandholdawidget,dragittoa

    Home screenandreleaseit.

    RemoveaWidget

    1. FromaHomescreen,touchandholdawidgetto

    release it.

    2. Dragthewidgetto Removeandrelease it.

    Note:Removingawidgetdoesnotdeletethewidget,

    itjustremovesthewidgetfromtheHomescreen.

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    Folders

    PlacefoldersonaHomescreentoorganizeitems.

    AddaFoldertoaHomeScreen

    1. FromaHomescreen,touchandholdanapp

    shortcut.

    2. Dragtheshortcutontoanotherappshortcutandrelease.

    3. Enterafoldername.

    4. Tap Back.

    Afolderiscreatedwiththeshortcutsinside.

    UseFolders

    1. Tapafoldertoopenitandaccesstheshortcuts

    inside.

    2. Toaddshortcutstoafolder,drageachapp

    shortcutontothefolderandrelease.

    3. Tap Foldercolorstochangethefolders

    colorscheme.

    4. Todeleteafolder,touchandholdthefolderuntil

    itdetaches,andthendragitto Removeand

    release.

    ChangetheWallpaper

    ChangethelookoftheHomeandLockscreens

    withwallpaper.Youcandisplayafavoritepictureor

    choosefrompreloadedwallpapers.

    1. FromaHomescreen,pinchthescreen.

    or

    Touchandholdanemptyspaceonthescreen.

    2. TapWallpapers,andthenchooseHomescreen

    Lockscreen,orHomeandlockscreens.

    3. Tapawallpapertoseeasample,andthentap

    SETASWALLPAPER.

    Formoreinformation,see

    Text-To-SpeechOptions.

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    StatusBar

    The Status Bar at the top of the

    Home screen provides deviceinformation (such as network

    status, battery charge, and time)

    on the right side and notification

    alerts on the left.

    StatusIcons

    Batteryisfullycharged.

    Batteryislow.

    Batteryischarging.

    Vibratemodeisenabled.

    Mutemodeisenabled.

    Wi-Fiisactive.

    NotificationIcons

    Newemailhasarrived.

    NewGmailhasarrived.

    Downloadofafileorappisinprogress.

    Fileisbeinguploadedorsent.

    Locationservice(GPS)isactive.

    Appupdatesareavailablefromthe

    GooglePlayStore.

    Appinstallationorupdatesarecomplete.

    Keyboardisinuse.

    11 Statu

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    Navigation,Motions,andGestures

    TouchscreenNavigation

    Tap

    Lightlytapitemstoselectorlaunchthem.

    Taptheonscreenkeyboardtoentercharacters

    or text.

    Tapanitemtoselectit.

    Tapanappicontolaunchtheapplication.

    TouchandHoldActivateonscreenitemsbyatouchandhold

    gesture.Forexample:

    TouchandholdawidgetonaHomescreento

    moveit.

    Touchandholdafieldtodisplayapop-upmenu

    ofoptions.

    SwipeorSlide

    Toswipe,lightlydragyourfingerverticallyorhorizontallyacrossthescreen.

    Swipethescreentounlockthedevice.

    Swipethescreentoscrollthroughthe

    Home screensormenuoptions.

    Drag

    Todrag,touchandholdonanitem,andthenmove

    ittoanewlocation.

    DraganappshortcuttoaddittoaHomescreen.

    Dragawidgettoplaceitinanewlocationona

    Home screen.

    PinchandSpread

    Pinchthescreenusingyourthumbandforefingerorspreadbymovingyourfingersapart.

    Pinchorspreadthescreentozoominoroutwhile

    viewingapictureoraweb page.

    Pinchorspreadthescreentozoominoroutwhile

    takingapicture.

    MotionsandGestures

    Controlyourdevicebymakingspecificgestureswithyourhandabovethedevicesscreen.

    EnableMotionsandGestures

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Motionsandgestures.

    2. TapON/OFFtoenableeachfeature:

    Frdetails,seeMotionsandGestures.

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    Viewadditional

    Quick settings

    Quicksettings

    Adjustscreenbrightness

    Searchforcontenton

    your device

    Tapnotificationtolaunchapporviewdetail

    Settings

    Changeoraddusers

    Viewadditional

    Quicksettings

    Clearallnotifications

    NotificationPanel

    Notification icons on the Status

    Bar display calendar events,

    device status, and more. For

    details, open the NotificationPanel.

    ViewtheNotificationPanel

    1. SwipedownontheStatusBartodisplaythe

    NotificationPanel.

    2. Scrolldownthelisttoseenotificationdetails.

    Tapanitemtoopenit.

    Toclearasinglenotification,dragthe

    notificationleftorright.Tap Cleartoclear

    allnotifications.

    3. ToclosetheNotificationPanel,swipeupward

    fromthebottomofthescreenortap Back.

    QuickSettings

    Inadditiontonotifications,theNotificationPanel

    alsoprovidesquickaccesstodevicefunctionssuch

    asWi-Fi,allowingyoutoquicklyturnthemonoroff.

    ToviewadditionalQuicksettings:

    Swipeleftorrightacrossthevisibleicons.

    TocustomizetheQuicksettingsthatappear:

    TapEDIT.

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    App1

    Windowcontrols

    App2

    MultiWindow

    Multi-task by using multiple

    applications at the same time.

    ActivateMultiWindow

    AppsthatsupportMultiwindowdisplaytogetheron

    asplitscreen.Youcanswitchbetweentheapps,

    adjustthesizeoftheirdisplayonthescreen,and

    copyinformationfromoneapptotheother.

    Note:Multiwindowisnotavailableforallapps.

    1. Fromanyscreen,touchandhold

    Recent apps.

    2. Ifyouarecurrentlyusinganappthatsupports

    Multiwindow,tapanapptoaddinsplitscreen,

    ortaptwonewappstoopeninsplitview.

    Youcanalsolaunchrecentlyusedappsdirectlyinto

    Multi windowview:

    1. Tapthe Recent appskey.

    2. RecentlyusedappsthatsupportMulti window

    havea Multi windowiconinthetitlebar.Tap

    theMulti windowiconinthetitlebartolaunch

    theapplicationinMulti windowview.

    3. Otherrecentlyusedappsthatsupport

    Multi windowappearbelowthelaunchedapp.

    TaptheappicontoaddittotheMulti window

    view.

    Note:OnlyapplicationsthatsupportMultiwindow

    havetheMultiwindowicon.

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    WindowControls

    Selectanapplicationwindowandtap Control

    buttoninthemiddleofthewindowtodisplaythe

    windowcontrols.

    ControlButtons

    Switchwindows:Switchlocations

    betweenMultiwindowapplications.

    Draganddropcontent:Moveitems

    betweentheapplicationwindows.Dragan

    itemtosharefromonewindowtoanother.

    Someapplicationsmaynotsupportthis

    feature.

    Minimizewindow:Minimizetheselected

    appwindow.Thisturnstheappintoa

    circular,movableiconthatcanbeopened

    bytappingonit.

    Maximizewindow:Opentheselectedwindowinfullscreenview.

    Closeapp:Closetheselectedapplication.

    15 Multi Wi

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    EnterText

    UsetheSamsung Keyboard

    TypeyourtextinputusingaQWERTYkeyboard.

    PredictiveText

    Optionskey

    SpecialKeys

    Taptoinsertnumbersandsymbols.

    Taptoinsertletters.

    TouchandholdtheOptionskeyto:

    UseGoogleVoiceTyping.

    Useyourhandwritingtoentertext.

    Accesstheclipboard.

    Insertemoticons.

    Changethelayoutofthekeyboard.

    Accesskeyboardsettings.

    Note:TheavailableOptionskeysdependonthe

    applicationinuse.Notalloptionsareavailableforall

    apps.

    PredictiveText

    Predictivetextsuggestwordsmatchingyourtext

    entries,and,optionally,completescommonwords

    automatically.Predictivetextcanlearnyourpersonal

    writingstylefromyourcontacts,messages,email,

    andsocialnetworkingsites improvingitsaccuracy

    ofpredictingyourtextentries.

    ConfiguretheSamsungKeyboard

    TocustomizetheSamsungKeyboard:

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Languageandinput.

    2. TapSamsungkeyboardforoptions.

    16 Ente

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    UseGoogleVoiceTyping

    Insteadoftyping,speakyourtextinput.

    ToenableGoogleVoiceTyping:

    1. OntheSamsungKeyboard,tap GoogleVoice

    Typing.Youmayneedtotouchandholdthe

    Optionskey(leftoftheSpacekey)tofindit.

    2. Speakyourtext.

    ConfigureGoogleVoiceTyping

    TocustomizeGoogleVoiceTyping:

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Languageandinput.

    2. TapGooglevoicetypingforoptions.

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    Applications

    The Apps screen displays all

    applications installed on your

    device, both preloaded appsand apps you download and

    install yourself.

    Learn how to change the way

    apps appear, organize apps

    into folders, and uninstall or

    disable apps.

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    pplications

    AppsScreen

    The Apps screen shows all

    preloaded apps and apps thatyou downloaded. You can

    uninstall, disable, or hide apps

    from view.

    Shortcutstoappscanbeplacedonanyof

    theHomescreens.Formoreinformation,see

    AddaShortcuttoaHomeScreen.

    AccessApplications

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps.

    2. Tapanapplicationsicontolaunchit.

    3. ToreturntothemainHomescreen,pressthe

    Homekey.

    DownloadandInstallNew Apps

    Findnewappstodownloadandinstallonyourdevice.

    GooglePlayStore:DownloadnewappsfromtheGooglePlaystore.Visit

    play.google.com/store/appstolearnmore.

    GALAXYApps:ViewanddownloadSamsungappsthatareoptimizedforusewithGALAXY

    devices.Visitapps.samsung.comtolearnmore.

    UninstallorDisableApps

    Youcanuninstallordisableappsyoudownloadand

    install.

    Preloadedappscannotbeuninstalled.

    Appsthataredisabledareturnedoffandhidden

    fromview.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps.

    2. TapEDIT.Appsthatcanbeuninstalledor

    disabledshow Uninstall/Disableontheir

    icon.

    3. Tap Uninstall/Disableandfollowtheprompts

    toeitheruninstallordisabletheapp.

    OrganizeYourApps

    TheAppsiconscanbeorganizedinfoldersand

    rearrangedinyourowncustomorder.

    ChangetheOrderAppsAreListed

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps.

    2. TapEDIT.

    3. Touchandholdanappiconorfolderanddragit

    tothelocationyouwant:

    4. TapDONEwhenfinished.

    19 Apps Sc

    http://play.google.com/store/appshttp://apps.samsung.com/http://apps.samsung.com/http://play.google.com/store/apps
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    UseFolderstoOrganizeApps

    Tocreateafolder:

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>EDIT.

    2. Touchandholdanappiconanddragitontopof

    anotherappiconuntilahighlightedboxappears.

    3. Releasetheappicontocreatethefolder.

    TapEnterfoldernametonamethefolder.

    Tapthe Paletteicontochangethecolor

    (ifdesired).

    4. Tapanywhereoutsideofthefoldertocloseit.

    Toaddmoreapps,touchanholdanappicon

    anddragittothefolder.

    5. TapDONEwhenyouarefinished.

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    GoogleApplications

    Enjoy these applications from

    Google.

    Note:CertainapplicationsrequireaGoogleaccount.

    Visitgoogle.comtolearnmore.

    Chrome

    UseGoogleChrometobrowsethe

    Internetandbringyouropentabs,

    bookmarksandaddressbardatafrom

    yourcomputertoyourmobiledevice.

    Drive

    Open,view,rename,andshareyour

    GoogleDocsandfiles.

    Gmail

    SendandreceiveemailwithGmail,

    Googlesweb-basedemailservice.

    Google

    SearchnotonlytheInternet,butalsothe

    appsandcontentsofyourdevice.

    GoogleNow

    GoogleNowworksinthebackgroundto

    collectinformationyouregularlylookup

    andorganizeitintoconvenientcardsthat

    appearwhenyouneedthem.

    PressandholdtheHomekey.

    Note:WhenGoogleNowisenabled,you

    canalsoaccessitbytouching Google.

    GoogleSettings

    QuicklyandeasilychangeGoogleapp

    settingstosuityourpreferences.

    Note:Youmustbesignedintothe

    applicationyouwanttoconfigure.For

    example,signintoGoogle+toconfigure

    Google+settings.

    Google+

    StayconnectedandsharewithGoogle+.

    Chatwithfriendsandfamily,postphotos,andseewhatothersaresharing.

    Hangouts

    Hangoutsisanonlineplacetomeet

    friendsandfamily,sharephotos,and

    hostvideocalls.Conversationlogsare

    automaticallysavedtoaChatsareain

    yourGmailaccount.

    MapsUseGoogleMapstofindyourcurrent

    location,getdirections,andother

    location-basedinformation.

    Note:Youmustenablelocationservicesto

    useMaps.PleaseseeLocationSettings.

    Photos

    ThisapplicationautomaticallybacksupyourphotosandvideostoyourGoogle+

    account.

    PlayBooks

    WithGooglePlayBooks,youcanfind

    millionsoffreee-booksandhundredsof

    thousandsmoretobuyintheeBookstore.

    https://www.google.com/https://www.google.com/
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    PlayGames

    Discoverhundredsofgamesfordownload

    andpurchasethroughtheGooglePlay

    Store.

    PlayMovies&TV

    WatchmoviesandTVshowspurchasedfromGooglePlay.Youcanstreamthem

    instantly,ordownloadthemforviewing

    whenyouarenotconnectedtothe

    Internet.Youcanalsoviewvideossaved

    onyourdevice.

    PlayMusic

    WithGooglePlayMusic,youcanplay

    musicandaudiofilesonyourdevice.

    PlayNewsstand

    Subscribetoyourfavoritemagazinesto

    readonyourdeviceatyourleisure.

    Play Store

    Findnewapps,moviesandTVshows,

    music,books,magazines,andgamesin

    GooglePlaystore.

    VoiceSearch

    Usevoicecommandstosearchtheweb

    withGoogle.

    YouTube

    ViewanduploadYouTubevideosright

    fromyourdevice.

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    OtherApplications

    HancomOfficeViewer

    OpensandmanagesHancomOffice

    Hanword(*.hwp)andHanshow(*.show)

    documents.

    MicrosoftApps

    DownloadanduseMicrosoftapplications

    onyourtablet.

    Milk

    ExclusivetoGalaxyowners,MilkMusicis

    aradioservicethatgivesyoumoreofthe

    musicyoulove,curatedbytopDJsand

    industryprosandallforfree.

    Netflix

    WatchTVshowsandmovies,streaming

    fromNetflix.

    OneDriveOneDriveisaplacetoeasilystoreand

    sharephotos,videos,documents,and

    more,whichyoucanthenaccessfrom

    yourpersonalcomputer,tablet,orphone.

    OneNote

    Youcanstayorganizedusingtext,

    pictures,oraudionotes.CreateQuick

    NotesorreviewandeditsharedOneNotenotebooksusingOneDrive.

    ScreenSaver

    Whenyourtabletscreenautomatically

    timesout,insteadofablankscreen,

    enabletheGalaxyTabAScreenSaver,

    anaction-packedvideotourofallthe

    fantasticfeaturesthatyouwillfindonyour

    GalaxyTabA.

    SideSync3.0

    SideSyncisaPC-Mobilesolutionthat

    enablesthescreens,windows,anddata

    tobesharedeasilybetweenaPCandSamsungAndroidDevice.

    SmartManager

    Accessinformationaboutyourbattery,

    tabletstorage,anddevicesecurity.

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    Calculator

    The Calculator provides basic

    and advanced arithmeticfunctions.

    BasicOperation1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Calculator.

    2. Enterthefirstnumberusingthenumerickeys.

    3. Taptheappropriatearithmeticfunctionkey.

    4. Enterthenextnumber.

    5. Toviewtheresult,tapthe Equalskey.

    AdditionalFunctions

    Tocleartheresults:

    Tap Clear.

    Toclearthecalculatorhistory:

    TapHISTORY>CLEARHISTORY.

    Tocopyallorpartofthecalculationtothe

    clipboard:

    Touchandholdanentryinthedisplay field.

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    Calendar

    Manage your events and tasks.

    CreateanEvent

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Calendar.

    2. Tap Addandenterdetailsfortheevent.

    3. Whenfinished,tapSAVE.

    DeleteanEvent1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Calendar.

    2. TaptoviewaneventandtapDELETE.

    ShareEvents1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Calendar.

    2. Tapaneventtoviewit.

    3. TapSHAREandtapasharingformat.

    4. IntheShareviawindow,tapasharingmethod

    andfollowtheprompts.

    CreateaTask

    Tasksareitemsyouaddtothecalendartobe

    accomplishedonacertainday.Ataskappearsas

    achecklistitemandisremovedonceyoumarkthe

    taskascomplete.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Calendar.

    2. Tapthedropdownmenuinthetopleftcorner

    (bydefault,theMonthandYearareshown)and

    tapTASKS.

    3. TaptheEnternewtaskfieldtoenteranewtask

    4. YoucanchoosetosetthetaskforTODAY,

    TOMORROW,ortapthe Expandicontoview

    andsetthefollowingoptions:

    Duedate:TaptheON/OFFswitchtoselecta

    dateonthecalendarforthetask.

    Reminder:Taptosetareminderalert.

    Notes:Taptosaveanotewithyourtask.

    Priority:Taptoassignaprioritytothetask.

    5. TapSAVEtosavethetask.

    DeleteaTask

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Calendar.

    2. TapTASKStoviewyourtasks.

    3. Tapthecheckboxbythetasktomarkitas

    completeandremoveitfromthecalendar.

    4. Todeletethetaskpermanently,tapthetaskto

    openit,andthentapDELETE.

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    CalendarSettings

    Thesesettingsallowyoutomodifysettings

    associatedwithusingtheCalendar.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Calendar.

    2. TapMORE>Settings.

    3. Tapanoptionandfollowtheprompts.

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    Hideorshow

    settings

    Quick

    settings

    Camera

    settings

    Viewpicturesandvideosin

    theGallery

    Recordvideo

    Takeapicture

    Switchbetween

    thefrontandbackcameras

    Change

    shootingmode

    CameraandVideo

    TakePictures

    Takepictureswithyourdevicesfrontorback

    cameras.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Camera.

    2. Usingthedisplayscreenasaviewfinder,

    composeyourshotbyaimingthecameraatthe

    subject.Whilecomposingyourpicture,usethe

    onscreenoptions,orthesegestures:

    Touchthescreenwithtwofingersandpinchor

    spreadthemonthescreentozoominandout.

    Tapthescreentofocusontheareayou

    touched.

    3. Ifdesired,beforetakingthephoto,youcan

    touchonscreeniconstoaccessvariouscamera

    optionsandsettings.Youcanalsotouchthe

    screentomovethefocusfieldtotheareayou

    touch.

    4. Tap Capturetotakethepicture.

    Note:YoucanalsopresstheVolumekeyupor

    downtotakeapicture.Thisisthedefaultactionofthe

    Volumekey.YoucanalsosettheVolumekeytoactas

    thevideorecordkeyorasazoomkey.

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    ShootingMode

    Severalvisualeffectsareavailable.Somemodesare

    notavailablewhentakingself-portraits.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Camera.

    2. TapMODEtodisplaythefollowingoptions:

    Rearcamera

    Auto:Allowthecameratoevaluatethe

    surroundingsanddeterminetheidealmodefor

    thepicture.

    Panorama:Createalinearimagebytaking

    picturesineitherahorizontalorvertical

    direction.

    Continuousshot:Usethistotakephotos

    continuously,fourphotospersecond.

    Beautyface:Takeapicturewithlightenedfacesforgentlerimages.

    Sound&shot:Enrichpicturesbyadding

    backgroundsoundsforafewseconds.

    Sports:Takefastactionphotos.

    Frontcameraonly

    Intervalshot:Selectthebestpicturesfrom

    aseriesofcontinuousshotstakenatset

    intervals.

    Camera Settings

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Camera.

    2. Quicksettingsarelistedacrossonesideof

    thecameraviewfinder.Availableoptionsvary

    dependingonthecameraorrecordingmode

    used.

    3. Tap Settingstoconfiguresettingsfor

    Camera.Availableoptionsvarydependingonthe

    camera/recordingmodeused.

    Picturesize:Selectaresolution.Usehigher

    resolutionforhigherquality.Higherresolution

    picturestakeupmorememory.

    Videosize:Selectaresolution.Usehigher

    resolutionforhigherquality.Higherresolution

    videostakeupmorememory.

    Gesturecontrol:Detectpalmandautomaticallytakeapicturetwosecondslater.

    Saveashorizontallyflipped:Savethe

    self-portraitorself-recordingasareversed(or

    mirrored)image.

    Gridlines:Displayviewfindergridlinestohelp

    compositionwhenselectingsubjects.

    Locationtags:AttachaGPSlocationtagto

    thepicture.

    Reviewpictures:Settoshowpicturesaftertakingthem.

    Storagelocation:Selectthememorylocation

    forstorage.

    Volumekeyfunction:UsetheVolumekeyto

    takepictures,recordvideo,ortozoominand

    out.

    Resetsettings:Resetthecamerasettings.

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    Clock

    The Clock app offers features for

    keeping track of time and settingalarms.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Clock.

    2. Tapatabtouseafeature:

    ALARM:Thisfeatureallowsyoutosetan

    alarmtoringataspecifictime.

    WORLDCLOCK:Viewthetimeofdayor

    nightinotherpartsoftheworld.World Clock

    displaystimeinhundredsofdifferentcities,withinall24timezonesaroundtheworld.

    STOPWATCH:Measureintervalsoftime.

    TIMER:Useatimertocountdowntoanevent

    basedonapresettimelength(hours,minutes,

    andseconds).

    CreateanAlarm

    Createanalarmevent.Youcansetone-timeor

    recurringalarms,andchooseoptionsforhowtobe

    notified.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Clock.

    2. Tapthefollowingtoconfigureanalarm:

    Date:Choosethedayforthisalarm.

    Time:Setatimeforthealarm.

    Repeat:Repeatthealarmeveryweek.

    Alarmtone:Ifyouhavechosenanalarmtype

    thatincludessound,chooseasoundtoplayforthealarm.

    Volume:Ifyouhavechosenanalarmtype

    thatincludessound,dragtheslidertosetthe

    volumeofthealarm.

    Alarmtone:Ifyouhavechosenanalarmtype

    thatincludessound,chooseasoundtoplay

    forthealarm.

    Snooze:Allowsnoozing,andsetintervaland

    repeatvaluesforthealarmwhilesnoozing.

    Increasingvolume:Whenon,thealarmwill

    startplayingatoneatalowvolumeatan

    intervalbeforethealarmtime,andslowly

    increaseinvolume.Availablewhenyouhave

    chosenanalarmtypethatincludessound.

    Alarmname:Enteranameforthealarm.

    3. TapSAVEtosavethealarm.

    DeleteanAlarm

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Clock.

    2. Findthealarminthealarmlist(undertheAlarm

    tab),andthentap Deleteintheupperright

    cornerofthealarmentry.

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    Contacts

    Store and manage your contacts

    with the Contacts app, whichcan be synchronized with a

    variety of your existing personal

    accounts, including Google,

    Email, Facebook, and your

    Samsung account.

    Formoreinformationonconnectingwithand

    managingyouraccountsthroughyourdevice,see

    Accounts.

    ManageContacts

    AccessyourlistofcontactsbyusingtheContacts

    app.ToaccessyourContactslist:

    FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    FindaContactYoucansearchforacontact,orscrollthelisttofind

    onebyname.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. TaptheSearchfield,andthenentercharacters

    tofindcontactsthatmatch.

    or

    Tapaletteronthesideofthelisttojumpdirectly

    tothatletterinthealphabeticallist.Youcanalso

    pressandslideacrossthealphabeticallistto

    selectaletterwithbetterprecision.

    AddaContact

    Usethefollowingproceduretoaddanewcontact.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. Tap Createcontact,andthentapcontact

    fieldstoenterinformation.

    Chooseastorageaccountforthecontact.You

    canstorethecontactonthedevice,yourSIM

    card,orsyncitwithanaccount.

    Tap Contactphototoassignapictureto

    thenewcontact.

    Enteraname,phonenumber,emailaddress,

    andassignthecontacttoagroup,.Tap

    ADD ANOTHERFIELDtoaddadditional

    contactinformation.

    - Tap Addtoenteradditionalentries.

    - Tap Removetoremoveanentry.

    - Tap Expandforadditionalfields.

    - Tapthelabeltotherightofanyentrytochoosealabelforthefield(forexample,

    HomeorWork).

    3. TapSAVE.

    EditaContact

    Wheneditingacontact,youcantapafieldand

    changeordeletetheinformation,oryoucanadd

    additionalfieldstothecontactslistofinformation.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. Tapthecontacttodisplayit,andthentapEDIT.

    3. Tapanyofthefieldstoadd,change,ordelete

    information.

    4. TapSAVE.

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    ShareaNameCard

    Whenyoushareanamecard,thecontacts

    informationissentasavCardfile(.vcf).Youcan

    shareavCardviaBluetoothorWi-FiDirect,attachit

    toamessage,orsaveittoastoragelocation.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. Tapacontacttodisplayit,andthentapMORE>

    Sharenamecard.

    3. Chooseasharingmethodandfollowthe

    prompts.

    LinkContacts

    Whenyouhavecontactsfromvarioussources

    (Gmail,Facebook,andsoon),youmayhave

    multiplesimilarentriesforasinglecontact.Contacts

    letsyoulinkmultipleentriesintoasinglecontact.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. Tapthecontacttodisplayit,andthentap

    Linkedcontacts.

    3. TapLINKANOTHERCONTACT,andthenselect

    contactstolinktotheoriginalcontact.

    4. TapLINK.

    UnlinkContacts1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. Tapthecontacttodisplayit,andthentap

    Linkedcontacts.

    3. Tap Separatebesidecontactstounlinkthem

    fromthemaincontact.

    CreateaShortcuttoaContact

    YoucancreateashortcuttoacontactonaHome

    screentoaccesstheirinformationdirectlyfroma

    Homescreen.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. Touchandholdacontacttoselectit.

    3. TapMORE>AddshortcuttoHomescreen.The

    newshortcutdisplaysinanemptyareaofthe

    homescreen.

    DeleteContacts

    Youcandeleteasinglecontactorchoosemultiple

    contactstodelete.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. Touchandholdonacontacttoselectit.Youcan

    alsotapthecheckboxatthetopofthescreento

    selectall.

    3. TapDELETE.

    Favorites

    Whenyoumarkcontactsasfavorites,theyare

    easilyaccessiblefromotherapps.Favoritesdisplay

    togetherontheFavoritestabinContacts.

    MarkContactsasFavorites

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. Tapacontacttodisplayit,andthentap

    Favorite(thestarturnsgold ).

    RemoveContactsfromFavorites

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. Tapacontacttodisplayit,andthentap

    Favorite(thegoldcolorisremoved ).

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    Groups

    Youcanusegroupstoorganizeyourcontacts.Your

    devicecomeswithpreloadedgroups,andyoucan

    createyourown.Youmightcreateagroupforyour

    family,forcoworkers,orateam.Groupsmakeit

    easytofindcontacts,andyoucansendmessages

    tothemembersofagroup.

    CreateaGroup

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. TapGROUPS,andthentapADD.

    3. Tapfieldstoenterinformationaboutthegroup:

    TapCreategroupin[location]tochoose

    wheretosavethegroup.Youcansaveittoa

    specificaccount,tothedevicememory,orto

    allaccounts.Tapentriestoselectorunselectthem.

    TapGroupnametoenteranameforthenew

    group.

    TapAddmemberandselectcontactstoadd

    tothenewgroup,andthentapDONE.

    4. TapSAVE.

    RenameaGroup

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>Contacts.

    2. TapGROUPS,andthentapagroup.

    3. TapMORE>Editgroupandenteranewname.

    4. TapSAVE.

    AddContactstoaGroup

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. TapGROUPS,andthentapagroup.

    3. TapADD,andthentapthecontactsyouwant

    to add.

    4. TapDONE.

    SendanEmailtoaGroup

    Youcansendanemailtomembersofa group.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. TapGROUPS,andthentapagroup.

    3. TapMORE>Sendemail.

    4. Tapcontactstoselectthem,ortaptheselectedcheckboxatthetopofthescreentoselectall,

    andthentapDONE.Onlygroupmembersthat

    haveemailaddressesintheirrecordsareshown.

    5. Chooseanaccountandfollowtheprompts.

    DeleteaGroup

    Presetgroups,suchasFamily,cannotbedeleted.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. TapGROUPS.

    3. TapDELETE.

    4. Tapthegroupcategorytoopen.

    5. TapthegroupstoselectthemortaptheSelect

    groupcheckboxatthetopofthescreento

    selectall

    6. TapDELETE.

    7. TapGrouponlytoonlydeletethegrouportap

    Groupsandmemberstodeletethegroupsand

    thecontactsinthegroups.

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    ContactSettings

    Thesesettingsallowyoutomodifysettings

    associatedwithusingtheContactsapp.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Contacts.

    2. TapMORE>Settings>Contacts.

    3. Tapanoptionandfollowtheonscreen

    instructions.

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    Email

    Use the Email app to view and

    manage all your email accountsin one application.

    ToaccessEmail:

    FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Email.

    ConfigureEmailAccounts

    YoucanconfigureEmailformostaccountsinjusta

    fewsteps.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Email.

    2. Followtheonscreeninstructionstosetupyour

    emailaccount.

    Toaddadditionalaccounts:

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Email.

    2. TapMORE>Settings.

    3. Tap Addaccount.

    Thedevicecommunicateswiththeappropriate

    servertosetupyouraccountandsynchronizeyour

    email.Whencomplete,youremailappearsinthe

    Inboxfortheaccount.

    Note:Toconfigureemailaccountsettingsatany

    time,tapMORE>Settings.Taptheemailaccountto

    displayitssettings.

    RefreshYourEmailAccountRefreshyouraccounttoupdateyouremail

    accounts.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Email.

    2. Tap Refresh.

    ManageYourEmailAccounts

    Youcanviewemailyoureceiveforallaccountson

    theCombinedviewscreenoryoucanviewemail

    accountsindividually.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Email.

    2. Tapthedropdownmenuatthetopleftofthe

    screentoviewthecurrentaccountmailbox.

    3. Tapontheaccountnametoview:

    Combinedview:Viewallemailinacombined

    inbox.

    [AccountName]:Viewemailforonlyone

    emailaccount.

    DeleteEmailAccounts

    TodeleteanEmailaccount:

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Email.

    2. TapMORE>Settings.

    3. Taptheaccountyouwanttoremove.

    4. TapREMOVE.ConfirmbytappingREMOVEon

    theprompt.

    EmailSettings

    Thesesettingsallowyoutomodifysettings

    associatedwithusingtheEmailapp.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Email.

    2. TapMORE>Settings.

    3. Tapanoptionandfollowtheonscreen

    instructions.

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    GalaxyApps

    Samsung Galaxy Apps is a

    free storefront that providesa quick and easy way to find

    and download apps that are

    compatible with your Galaxy

    device.

    Galaxy Essentials is a collection

    of specially chosen applications

    available through SamsungApps.

    From Galaxy Essentials, you

    can access and download a

    collection of premium content,

    free of charge.

    ToaccesstheSamsungGalaxyAppswebsite: FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Galaxy Apps.

    ToaccessGalaxyEssentials:

    1. SwipeacrosstheGalaxyAppsscreenandthen

    tapGalaxyEssentials.

    or

    SwipeacrosstheHomescreensandlocateand

    taptheGalaxyEssentialswidget.

    2. Followtheonscreeninstructionstodownload

    GalaxyEssentialsappsspeciallychosenfrom

    SamsungApps.

    Note:ASamsungaccountisrequiredtopurchase

    anddownloadapps.

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    Gallery

    View, edit, and manage pictures

    and videos.

    Note:Somefunctionsdescribedinthissection

    areonlyavailableifthereareimagesorvideosin

    the Gallery.

    ViewImagesandVideos

    LaunchingGallerydisplaysavailablefolders.When

    anotherapplication,suchasEmail,savesanimage,

    aDownloadfolderisautomaticallycreatedtocontaintheimage.Likewise,capturingascreenshot

    automaticallycreatesaScreenshotsfolder.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Gallery.

    2. Tapthedropdownmenuintheupperleft

    corner,andthentapTime,Albums,Events,or

    Categoriestochoosethewayitemsdisplay.

    3. Tocreateanewalbum,tapAlbums,andthentap

    MORE>Createalbum.

    4. TolaunchtheCameraapp,tapCAMERA.

    5. WheninAlbumsview,tapanalbumtoopenit.

    6. Tapanimageorvideotoviewitinfull screen

    mode.Scrollleftorrighttoviewthenextor

    previousimageorvideo.

    ZoomInandOut

    Useoneofthefollowingmethodstozoominorout

    onanimage:

    Double-tapanywhereonthescreentozoominorzoomout.

    Spreadtwofingersapartonanyplacetozoomin.

    Pinchthescreentozoomout.

    PlayVideos

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Gallery.

    2. Tapafolderorcategorytoopenit.

    3. Tapavideotoviewit.

    4. Tap Playtoplayavideo.

    EditImages

    1. Whileviewinganimage,tapthescreenonceto

    seetheimageoptions.

    2. Tap Edittoviewandusetheeditingtools.

    ImageOptions

    Whileviewinganimage:

    TapMORE:

    Details:Informationaboutthepictureorvideo

    suchastitle,type,size,andsoon.

    Slideshow:Startaslideshowwiththeimages

    andvideosinthecurrentfolder.

    Setascontactpicture:Settheimageasa

    contactsphoto.

    Setaswallpaper:Settheimageaswallpaper.

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    ShareImagesandVideos

    Useoneofthefollowingmethods:

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Gallery.

    2. Tapafolderorcategorytoopenit.

    3. TapMORE>Share.

    4. Tapimagestoselectthem,andthentapSHARE.

    5. Tapasharingserviceandfollowthepromptsto

    sendtheimageorimages.

    DeletingImagesandVideos

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Gallery.

    2. Tapafolderorcategorytoopenit.

    3. TapMORE>Edit.

    4. Tapimagesandvideostoselectthem.

    5. TapDELETE.

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    Internet

    Access the Internet with a fully

    featured web browser.

    AccesstheInternet

    FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Internet.

    CommandKeysandOptions

    Thefollowingcommandkeysandoptionsareavailableonthebrowserwindow:

    Backor Backkeytoreturntothe

    previouspage.

    Forwardtogoforwardtoarecentpage.

    RefreshtorefreshorreloadthecurrentWeb page.

    HOMEtodisplayyourInternetHomescreen.

    BOOKMARKStomanagebookmarkedpages,

    savedpages,andbrowsinghistory.

    ViewaWebSite

    Toviewawebsite:

    Taptheaddressfield,enterthewebaddress,

    andthentapGoonthekeyboard.

    Tozoominorout:

    Tapthescreentwiceorpinchthescreento

    zoomoutandstretchthescreentozoomin.

    BrowserTabs

    Usetabstoviewmultiplewebpagesatthesame

    time.

    Toopenanewtab:

    Tap New tab.

    Tocloseawindow:

    Tap Closetabonthetab.

    BookmarksTobookmarkthecurrentwebpage:

    1. TapBOOKMARKS>ADD.

    2. TypeatitleforthebookmarkandtapSAVE.

    Toopenabookmarkedwebpage:

    TapBOOKMARKSandtapanentry.

    SavedPages

    Tosaveawebpage:

    TapMORE>Save webpage.

    Toviewalistofsavedwebpages:

    TapBOOKMARKS>SAVEDPAGES.

    History

    Toviewalistofrecentlyvisitedwebpages:

    TapBOOKMARKS>History.

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    SharePages

    Toshareawebpageaddresswithothers:

    TapMORE>Shareandfollowtheprompts.

    SecretMode

    Pagesviewedinsecretmodedonotappear

    withinyourbrowserhistoryorsearchhistory,and

    leavenotraces(suchascookies)onyourdevice.

    Secrettabsareadarkershadethanthenormal

    tab windows.

    Note:Anydownloadedfileswillremainonyourdevice

    afteryoucloseasecrettab.

    Toopenanewsecrettab:

    TapMORE>New secrettab.

    InternetSettings

    Thesesettingsallowyoutomodifysettings

    associatedwithusingtheInternetapp.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Internet.

    2. TapMORE>Settings.

    3. Tapanoptionandfollowtheonscreen

    instructions.

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    Memo

    Use the Memo app to write and

    save notes on your device.

    ComposeaMemo

    1. Tap Apps> Memo.

    2. Tap Newmemoandtypeamemo.

    Tochangethecategory,tap Category.

    Toinsertanimageintothememo,tap

    Image.

    Touseyourvoicetoinserttextintothememo,

    tap Voice.

    Toaddtasks,tap Tasks.

    3. Whenfinishedcreatingyourmemo,tapSAVE.

    ManageMemos

    1. Tap Apps> Memo.

    2. Tapamemoentrytoopenit.

    3. Toeditamemo,tapthecontentofthememo.

    4. Todeletememos,tapMORE>Edit,select

    memos,andtapDELETE.

    5. Tosendamemotoothers,tapMORE>Share,

    selectamemo,andthenselectamethodto

    sharethememo.

    BrowseMemos1. Tap Apps> Memo.

    2. Browsememoentriesbyscrollingupordown.

    3. Tosearchforamemo,tapSEARCH.

    MemoOptions

    Whilebrowsingmemos,tap MOREforthe

    followingoptions:

    Edit:Selectnotestodeleteormove.

    Share:Sharememos.

    Managecategories:Createandmanage

    categoriestoorganizeyourmemos.

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    MusicPlayer

    Playbackposition

    Markasfavorite

    Elapsedplayingtime

    Shufflesongs

    Rewindsongorgo

    to previoussong

    Addsongsto

    the Queue

    Moreoptions

    Volume

    Lengthofsong

    Repeatmodeforthesongorplaylist

    Scanforwardor

    go to nextsong

    Pause/Play

    Listen to your favorite songswith the Music player. Navigate

    through your music library, play

    songs, and create customized

    playlists.

    ListentoMusic

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Music.

    2. Tapalibrarycategoryatthetopofthescreento

    viewyourmusicfiles.

    3. Scrollthroughthelistofsongsandtapanentry

    tobeginplayback.

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    MyFiles

    Access files stored on your

    device, including images, videos,songs, and sound clips.

    ToaccesstheMyFilesapp:

    FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    My Files.

    FileGroups

    Filesstoredinthedeviceareorganizedintothe

    followinggroups:

    Recentfiles:Viewrecentlyaccessedfiles.

    Category:Filesaregroupedinthefollowing

    categories:

    Images:Viewimagefiles.

    Videos:Viewvideofiles.

    Audio:Viewmusicandsoundfiles.

    Documents:Viewdocumentfiles.

    Downloadhistory:Viewallappsandfilesthat

    havebeendownloadedtothedevice.

    Localstorage:Viewfoldersandfilesintheir

    storagelocations.

    Devicestorage:Viewfoldersandfileslocated

    onthedevice.

    Cloudstorage:ContainsshortcutstoFTPservers

    orothercloudstoragelocationsthatyouhaveadded.

    GoogleDrive:Signintoviewfoldersandfiles

    locatedinyourGoogleDriveaccount.

    ToviewfilesinMyFiles:

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>My Files.

    2. Tapacategorytoviewtherelevantfilesor

    folders.

    3. Tapafileorfoldertoopenit.

    MyFilesOptions

    OnthemainMyFilesscreen,thefollowingoptions

    areavailable:

    SEARCH:Searchforafileorfolder.

    MORE:Tapforthefollowingoptions:

    Edit:EditfilesshowninRecentfiles.

    Clearrecentfilehistory:CleartheRecent

    filescategory.

    Show/Concealhiddenfiles:Showorconceal

    hiddenfiles.

    STORAGEUSAGE:Taptoviewmemoryinformationforyourdevice.

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    CategoryOptions

    Aftertappingonacategory,thefollowingoptions

    areavailable:

    SEARCH:Searchforafileintheselected

    category.

    VIEWAS:Changetheappearanceofthefilesor

    folders.

    MORE:Tapforthefollowingoptions:

    Edit:Selectfilesorfolders.

    Share:Selectfilestoshare.

    Sortby:Changethesortorderofthefiles.

    Show/Concealhiddenfiles:Showorconceal

    hiddenfiles.

    OptionsforSelectedFilesand

    Folders

    TapMORE>Edit,selectafileorfolder,andthen

    useoneofthesefunctions:

    DELETE:Deletefilesorfolders.

    MORE:Selectoneofthefollowingoptions:

    - Move:Movefilesorfolderstoanother

    folder.

    - Copy:Copyfilesorfolderstoanotherfolder

    - Rename:Renameafileorfolder.Thisoptiononlyappearswhenjustonefileor

    folderisselected.

    - AddshortcutonHomescreen:AddashortcuttheHomescreen.

    - Compress:Createazipfoldercontainingtheselectedfiles.Thisoptiononlyappears

    inLocalStoragecategories.Aselectedzip

    folderhastheadditionaloptionsofExtract

    andExtracttocurrentfolder.

    - Details:Viewdetailsoftheselectedfile(s)orfolder(s).

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    ListvideosVideofile Moreoptions

    name

    Playback Adjustvolumeposition

    Elapsed Lengthofvideo

    playingtime

    Move Move

    controlsleft controls right

    ChangePop-upplayer

    screenratio

    Rewind Scanforwardor

    videoorgo go to nextvideotoprevious

    videoPause/Play

    VideoPlayer

    UsePop-UpPlayerPlay and manage videos stored

    on your device. Multi-taskwithPop-UpPlayertransformyourvideoplayerintoapop-upwindow.Thevideowillcontinue

    toplay,andthepop-upwindowcanberesizedorToaccessVideo: movedanywhereonthescreen.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap

    Apps>

    Video.1. FromaHomescreen,tap

    Apps>

    Video.

    2. Scrollthroughthevideosstoredonyourdevice.2. Tapavideotoviewit,andthentap

    Pop-upto

    continueplayingthevideoinafloatingwindow.3. Tapavideotoviewit.

    Dragthewindowtoanylocationonthescreen

    Usetwofingerstopinchorspreadtoresize

    thefloatingwindow.

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    Settings

    Configure your devices

    connections and settings,

    add accounts, and customizethe home screen, apps, and

    features.

    SomeoptionsuseanON/OFFbuttontoturn

    theoptionon oroff .( ) ( )

    Forsomeoptions,youmusttapafield,

    suchasEmailaddress,todisplayandset

    options.

    Someoptionsareenabledordisabledby

    tappinga checkbox.Whenenabled,a

    checkmarkdisplays.Tapthecheckmarkto

    removeitanddisabletheoption.

    HowtoUseSettings

    ToaccessSettings:

    FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    or

    FromaHomescreen,dragdownfromthe

    StatusBartodisplaytheNotificationPanel,

    andthentap Settings.

    SearchforSettings

    Ifyouarenotsureexactlywheretofinda

    certainsetting,youcanusetheSettingsearch

    feature.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSEARCH.

    EnterawordorwordsintheSearch

    box.Asyoutype,settingsthatmatchwil

    appearonthescreen.

    Tapanentrytogotothatsetting.

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    Wi-FiSettings

    Wi-Fi is a term used for certain

    types of Wireless Local AreaNetworks (WLAN). Wi-Fi

    communication requires access

    to a Wireless Access Point

    (WAP).

    TurnWi-FiOnorOff

    TurningWi-Fionmakesyourdeviceabletodiscoverandconnecttocompatiblein-rangeWAPs.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapWi-Fi,andthentapON/OFFtoturnWi-Fion

    oroff.

    ScanandConnecttoaWi-Fi

    Network1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapWi-Fi,andthentapON/OFFtoturnWi-Fion.

    WhenWi-Fiisfirstturnedon,yourdevicewill

    automaticallyscanforavailablenetworksand

    displaythem.

    3. Tapthenetworkyouwanttoconnectto.

    Whenyouselectanopennetwork,youare

    automaticallyconnectedtothenetwork.

    Otherwise,enterapasswordtoconnect.

    ManuallyConnecttoa

    Wi-FiNetwork1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapWi-Fi,andthentapON/OFFtoturnWi-Fion

    3. TapMORE>Addnetwork.

    4. EnterinformationabouttheWi-Finetwork:

    Networkname:EnterthenameoftheWi-Fi

    network.

    Security:Selectasecurityoptionandenter

    yourpassword.

    Showadvancedoptions:Tapifyouneedto

    addadvancedoptionssuchasProxysettings,

    IP settings,orKeymanagement.

    5. TapCONNECTtostorethenewinformationand

    connecttoyourtargetWAP.

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    Wi-FiOptions

    TheWi-Fisettingsmenuallowsyoutosetupmany

    ofyourdevicesadvancedWi-Fiservices.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapWi-Fi,andthentapON/OFFtoturnWi-Fion.

    3. TapWi-FiDirecttoconfigureaWi-FiDirect

    connectionwithanearbydevice.

    4. TapMOREforoptions:

    Addnetwork:ManuallyaddaWi-Finetwork.

    WPSpushbutton:Setupaconnectiontoa

    WPS(Wi-FiProtectedSetup)routerorother

    equipment.

    WPSPINentry:ViewthePINusedbyyour

    devicetosetupaPIN-securedconnection

    toaWi-Firouterorotherequipment(not

    configurable).

    KeepWi-Fionduringsleep:Specifywhento

    disconnectfromWi-Fi.

    Alwaysallowscanning:AllowGooglelocation

    serviceandotherappstoscanfornetworks,

    evenwhenWi-Fiisturnedoff.

    Installnetworkcertificates:Install

    authenticationcertificates.

    Wi-FiStatusIndicators

    StatusBariconsshowyourcurrentWi-Ficonnection

    status:

    WhenWi-Fiisconnected,active,and

    communicatingwithaWirelessAccessPoint

    (WAP), displays.

    IfaWi-Fiaccesspointisavailable,butyourdevice

    isnotconnectedtoit, displays.Itmayalso

    displayifthereisacommunicationissuewiththe

    targetWirelessAccessPoint(WAP).

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    Wi-FiDirect

    Wi-Fi Direct allows direct

    device-to-device connections viaWi-Fi, without having to connect

    to a Wi-Fi network.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapWi-Fi,andthentapON/OFFtoturnWi-Fion.

    Wi-Fimustbeontoconfiguresettings.

    3. TapWi-FiDirect.Yourdeviceautomatically

    scansfornearbyWi-FiDirectdevices.

    4. Afterscanningfordevices,selectadevice,

    andthenfollowthepromptstocompletethe

    connection.

    Wi-FiDirectStatusIndicator

    Whenyourdeviceisconnectedtoanotherdevice

    usingWi-FiDirect, displaysintheStatusBar.

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    Bluetooth

    Bluetooth is a short-range

    communications technology thatallows you to connect wirelessly

    to a number of Bluetooth

    devices, such as headsets

    and hands-free car Bluetooth

    systems, and Bluetooth-enabled

    computers, printers, and wireless

    devices.

    Note:TheBluetoothcommunicationrangeis

    approximately30feet.

    TurnBluetoothOnorOff

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapBluetooth,andthentapON/OFFtoturn

    Bluetoothonoroff.

    ScanforBluetoothDevices

    WhenyouwanttopairwithanotherBluetooth

    device,youcanscanfornearbydevicesthatare

    visible.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapBluetooth,andthentapON/OFFtoturn

    Bluetoothon.

    3. WhenBluetoothisfirstturnedon,itscansfor

    nearbyBluetoothdevicesanddisplaysthem.

    Tomanuallyperformanewscan:

    TapSCAN.

    PairBluetoothDevices

    TheBluetoothpairingprocessallowsyouto

    establishtrustedconnectionsbetweenyourdevice

    andanotherBluetoothdevice.

    PairingbetweentwoBluetoothdevicesisaone-time

    process.Onceapairingiscreated,thedevices

    willcontinuetorecognizetheirpartnershipand

    exchangeinformationwithouthavingtore-entera

    passcode.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapBluetooth,andthentapON/OFFtoturn

    Bluetoothon.

    3. Makesurethatthetargetdeviceisdiscoverable

    sothatyourdevicecanfindit.Refertothe

    instructionsthatcamewiththedevicetofindout

    howtosetittodiscoverablemode.

    4. TapSCAN.Yourdevicewillstarttoscanfor

    Bluetoothdeviceswithinrange.

    5. Whenyouseethenameofthetargetdevice

    displayedintheBluetoothdevicessection,tapthename.Yourdevicethenautomaticallytriesto

    pairwiththetargetdevice.Ifautomaticpairing

    fails,enterthepasscodesuppliedwiththetarget

    device.

    Note:Duetodifferentspecificationsandfeatures

    ofotherBluetooth-compatibledevices,displayand

    operationsmaybedifferent,andfunctionssuchas

    transferorexchangemaynotbepossiblewithall

    Bluetooth-compatibledevices.

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    DeleteaPairedDevice(Unpairing)

    WhenyouunpairfromaBluetoothdevice,thetwo

    deviceswillnolongerrecognizeeachother.To

    connectagain,youdneedtopairthedevices.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapBluetooth,andthentapON/OFFtoturn

    Bluetoothon.

    3. FromtheBluetoothsettingsscreen,tap

    Settingsnexttothepreviouslypaireddevice,

    andthentapUnpairtodeletethepaireddevice.

    BluetoothStatusIndicators

    WhenBluetoothisturned on, displaysinthe

    StatusBar.

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    AirplaneMode

    Airplane mode disconnects your

    device from all networks andturns off connectivity features,

    such as Wi-Fi.

    While in airplane mode, you

    can use other features, such as

    playing music, watching videos,

    and other online applications.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapAirplanemode.

    3. TapON/OFFtoenableordisabletheoption.

    Note:YoucanalsocontrolAirplanemodefrom

    theDeviceoptionsmenu.Pressandholdthe

    Power/Lockkey,andthentapAirplanemode.

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    DataUsage

    Monitor your mobile data usage.

    Note:Yourserviceprovidermayaccountfordata

    usagedifferently.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Datausageforthefollowing

    information:

    Datausagecycle:Tapthedrop-downmenu,

    andthenchooseatimeperiodfordatausage.

    Datausagefortheperioddisplaysonthe

    graph,alongwithusagebyapplicationbelow.

    Byapplication:Viewdatausagebyapplication.

    2. TapMOREforthefollowingoptions:

    Restrictnetworks:SelectWi-Finetworks

    thataremobilehotspots.Youcanrestrict

    appsfromusingthesenetworks,andyoucan

    configureappstowarnyoubeforeusingthese

    networksforlargedownloads.

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    Printing

    Print images and documents

    to Samsung printers andother compatible printers

    (not included).

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapMoreconnectionsettings>Printing.

    3. Tapaprintserviceandfollowtheprompts.

    Note:TapDownloadplug-intoinstalladditionalprint

    servicedrivers.

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    VirtualPrivateNetworks(VPNs)

    You can set up and configure

    Virtual Private Networks on yourdevice.

    Note:YoumustsetascreenlockPINorpassword

    beforesettingupaVPN.Formoreinformation,see

    LockScreenandSecurity.

    AddaVPN

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapMoreconnectionsettings>VPN.

    3. TapADDVPNandfollowthepromptstosetup

    your VPN.

    ConnecttoaVPN

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapMoreconnectionsettings>VPN.

    3. TaptheVPN,enteryourlogininformation,and

    tapCONNECT.

    EditorDeleteaVPN

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapMoreconnectionsettings>VPN.

    3. TouchandholdtheVPNthatyouwanttoeditor

    delete.

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    EthernetConnection

    Manage your Ethernet

    connections.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Moreconnectionsettings.

    2. TapEthernetandfollowthepromptstoconnect

    toanEthernetnetwork.

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    SoundsandNotifications

    Configure the sounds and

    vibrations used to indicatenotifications, screen touches,

    and other activities.

    ChangetheSoundMode

    Youcanswitchbetweensoundmodes,while

    preservingtheindividualsoundsettingsyouhave

    made.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Soundmode,

    andthenchooseamode:

    Sound:Yourdeviceusesthesounds,

    vibrations,andvolumelevelsyouhavechosen

    inSoundsettingsfornotificationsandalerts.

    Mute:Yourdevicemutesallsoundsand

    notifications.

    AdjusttheVolume

    Setthesystemvolumelevel,andsetdefaultvolume

    forcallringtones,notifications,andotheraudio.

    Tip:YoucanalsosetSystemvolumefromthehome

    screenbypressingtheVolumekey.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Volume.

    3. Dragthesliderstosetthedefaultvolumefor:

    Ringtone

    Notifications

    System

    RingtonesandSound

    ChangetheNotificationSound

    Chooseasoundfornotifications,suchasfornew

    messagesandeventreminders.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Ringtonesand

    sounds>Defaultnotification sound.

    3. Tapasoundtopreviewit,andselectit.

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    SetNotificationSoundsforSamsung

    Applications

    Choosenotificationalertsfornewmessages,

    calendarevents,andemail.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Ringtonesand

    sounds,andtaptoconfigureeachoption:

    Calendar:Configureeventnotifications.

    Email:Configureemailaccountnotifications.

    SystemSounds

    Setvarioussystemsoundoptions.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Ringtonesand

    sounds,andtaptoenableeachoption:

    Touchsounds:Playtoneswhenyoutouchor

    tapthescreentomakeselections.

    Screenlocksounds:Playasoundwhenyou

    unlockthescreen.

    Keyboardsound:Playasoundwhenthe

    Samsungkeyboardistapped.

    SoundQualityandEffects

    Choosefromadvancedsoundoptionstocustomize

    youraudioexperience.

    AdaptSound

    Findthebestsoundsettingforyourpreferences

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Soundquality

    andeffects.

    3. TapAdaptSoundandfollowthepromptsto

    customizeyoursoundsettings.

    OtherAdvancedOptions

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Soundquality

    andeffects.

    3. TapON/OFFtoenableeachoption:

    SoundAlive+:Recreatetheeffectsofrichsurroundsound.

    TubeAmp:Simulatethesofttimbreofatube

    amplifier.

    DoNotDisturb

    Thissettingallowsyoutoblockallnotifications

    andalerts.Theoptionsbelowdeterminewhat

    notificationscanmakesounds,andduringwhattime

    periodsyouwanttoenterthismode.

    ToactivateDoNotDisturbmode:

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Donotdisturb.

    3. TapON/OFFtoenablethisoption.

    AllowExceptions

    ThisoptionletsyoucustomizewhatnotificationsareallowedwhileyourdeviceisinDonotdisturbmode.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Donotdisturb.

    3. TapAllowexceptions,andtapON/OFFto

    enabletheexceptionsyouwanttoallow.

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    SetSchedule

    ThisoptionallowsyoutoturnDonotdisturbmode

    onandoffautomaticallyatscheduledtimes.

    Note:SchedulingisnotavailableifDonotdisturb

    modehasbeenturnedonmanually.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Donotdisturb.

    3. TapSetschedule,andsettheDays,Starttime,

    andEndtime.

    NotificationsonLockScreen

    Choosewhatnotificationscandisplaywhilethe

    deviceislocked.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>Notifications

    onlockscreen,andchooseanoption:

    Showcontent

    Hidecontent

    Donotshownotifications

    AppNotifications1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapSoundsandnotifications>App

    notifications,andchooseanapptoenableor

    disablenotifications.

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    DisplaySettings

    Adjust display options and

    features, including the wallpaper,Multi window, screen brightness,

    and font options.

    AdjusttheScreenBrightness

    Adjustthescreenbrightnesstosuityour

    surroundingsorpersonalpreference.Youmayalso

    wanttoadjustscreenbrightnesstoconservebattery

    power.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Display.

    2. TapBrightnessforoptions:

    TapAutotoallowthedevicetoadjust

    brightnessautomatically.

    Tosetacustombrightnesslevel,clearthe

    Automaticbrightnesscheckmarkanddragthe

    Brightnessslider.

    Note:YoucanalsocontrolBrightnessfromthe

    Notificationpanel.DragdowntheStatus Baratthetop

    ofthescreentofindtheBrightnessoptions.

    ChangetheFontStyleandSize

    Youcansetthefontstyleandsizeforalltextthat

    displaysonthescreen.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Display.

    2. TapFonttochooseafontstyleandfontsize.

    Dragtheslidertoadjustthefontsize.

    Tapafontstyletoselectafont,ortap

    Downloadfontstofindnewfontsfrom

    Galaxy Apps.

    3. TapOKtosetthefontsizeandstyle.

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    SettheScreenTimeoutDelay

    Choosehowlongthedisplayscreenremainslitafter

    youtapthescreenorpressanykey.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Display.

    2. TapScreentimeout,andthenchooseatime

    period.

    SmartStay

    Usingthefrontcameratodetectyourface,the

    screenwillnottimeoutaslongasyouarefacing

    thescreen.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Display.

    2. TapDisplay>Smartstaytoturnthefeatureon.

    SelectaScreenMode

    Chooseascreenmodetomatchyourtypeof

    viewing.Youcanchoosetohavethedevice

    automaticallyadaptthedisplaydependingonthe

    typeofimagebeingdisplayed,andothercriteria

    suchasbatterylevel.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Display.

    2. TapScreenmode,andthenchooseascreen

    mode.

    Tohaveyourdeviceautomaticallyoptimize

    thedisplaytomatchthetypeofimagebeing

    displayedandothercriteria,suchasbattery

    level,tapAdaptdisplay.

    or

    Chooseaspecifictypeofscreenmodebased

    onwhatyourareviewing.

    Daydream(ScreenSaver)

    TheDaydreamsettingcontrolswhatthescreen

    displayswhenthedeviceisdocked(docknot

    included),orwhilecharging.Youcanchooseto

    displaycolors,ordisplayphotosstoredonyour

    device.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Display.

    2. TapDaydream.TapON/OFFtoturnDaydream

    on.Configureoptions:

    Colors:Taptheselectortodisplayachanging

    screenofcolors.

    GooglePhotos:Displaypicturesfromyour

    GooglePhotosaccount.Tap Settingsfor

    options.

    PhotoFrame:Displaypicturesinaphoto

    frame.Tap Settingsforoptions.

    PhotoTable:Displaypicturesinaphototable.

    Tap Settingsforoptions.

    3. TapMORE>Previewtoseeademonstrationof

    Daydream.

    4. TapMORE>Selectwhentodaydreamto

    choseanoption.

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    MotionsandGestures

    Control certain device actions

    by touching the screen with thepalm of your hand.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapMotionsandgestures

    3. TapanoptionandtapON/OFFtoenableeachof

    thefollowing:

    Mute:Mutesoundsandvideobycoveringthe

    screenwithyourhand.

    Palmswipetocapture:Captureanimageof

    thescreenwhenyousweepyourhandleftor

    rightacrossthescreen.

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    ApplicationManager

    You can download and install

    new applications on your device.Use Application manager

    settings to manage your

    downloaded and preloaded

    applications.

    Warning:Becausethisdevicecanbeconfigured

    withsystemsoftwarenotprovidedbyorsupported

    byGoogleoranyothercompany,end-usersoperate

    thesedevicesattheirownrisk.

    MemoryUsage

    SeehowmemoryisbeingusedbyDownloadedor

    Runningapplications.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Applications>

    Application manager.

    2. Swipeacrossthescreentodisplay

    DOWNLOADED,SDCARD,RUNNING,

    DISABLED,orALLtodisplaymemoryusageforthatcategoryofapplications.

    ThegraphontheDOWNLOADEDtabshows

    usedandfreedevicememory.SDCARDshows

    usedandfreememoryonanoptionalSDcard

    (if installed).ThegraphontheRUNNINGtab

    showsusedandfreeRAM.DISABLEDshowsany

    appsyouhavedisabledfromtheAppslist.

    DownloadedApps

    Displaysappsyouhavedownloadedontoyourdevice.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Applications>

    Application manager.

    2. TapDOWNLOADEDtoviewalistofallthe

    downloadedapplicationsonyourdevice.

    ToswitchtheorderoftheDOWNLOADEDlist,

    tapMORE>SortbysizeorSortbyname.

    Toresetallofyourapplicationpreferences,

    tapMORE>Resetapppreferences.

    Tapanapplicationtoviewandupdate

    informationabouttheapplication,including

    memoryusage,defaultsettings,and

    permissions.Thefollowingoptionsare

    displayed:

    - FORCESTOP:Stopanappthatismisbehaving.Restartyourdeviceifstopping

    anapp,process,orservicecausesyour

    devicetostopworkingcorrectly.

    - INSTALL/UNINSTALL:Deletetheapplicationfromthedeviceoruninstall

    updatesmadetoappsthatcannotbe

    deleted.

    - DISABLE:Disableappsthatcannotbedeleted.

    - MOVETOSDCARD:MovetheapptoanoptionalSDcard(ifinstalled)tofreeup

    spaceonyourtablet.

    - CLEARDATA:Clearapplicationdatafrommemory.

    - CLEARCACHE:Clearanapplicationstemporarymemorystorage.

    - CLEARDEFAULTS:Clearanapplicationscustomization.

    - Permissions:Viewinformationabouttheapplicationsaccesstoyourdeviceand

    data.

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    RunningServices

    Viewandcontrolservicesrunningonyourdevice.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Applications>

    Application manager.

    2. TapRUNNINGtoviewalistofrunningservices.

    Alltheapplicationsthatarecurrentlyrunningonthedevicedisplay.

    3. TapSHOWCACHEDPROCESSEStodisplay

    allthecachedprocessesthatarerunning.Tap

    SHOWSERVICESINUSEtoswitchback.

    4. Taponeoftheapplicationstoviewapplication

    information.

    STOP:Stopstheapplicationfromrunning

    onthedevice.Thisisusuallydonepriorto

    uninstallingtheapplication.(Notallservices

    canbestopped.Stoppingservicesmayhave

    undesirableconsequencesontheapplication

    orAndroidSystem.)

    REPORT:Reportfailureandotherapplication

    information.

    Note:Optionsvarybyapplication.

    DisabledApps

    Viewandconfiguredisabledappsonyourdevice.

    Note:Thisscreenonlyappearsifyouhavedisabled

    anappontheAppslist.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps> Settings>

    Applications>Application manager.

    2. TapDISABLEDtoviewalistofapplicationsyou

    havedisabled.

    ToswitchtheorderoftheDISABLEDlist,tap

    MORE>SortbysizeorSortbydate.

    Toresetallofyourapplicationpreferences,tapMORE>Resetapppreferences.

    Tapanapplicationtoviewandupdate

    informationabouttheapplication,including

    memoryusage,defaultsettings,and

    permissions.Thefollowingoptionsare

    displayed:

    - FORCESTOP:Stopanappthatismisbehaving.Restartyourdeviceifstopping

    anapp,process,orservicecausesyour

    devicetostopworkingcorrectly.

    - ENABLE:ThiswillmovetheapplicationbacktotheAppsscreen.

    - MOVETOSDCARD:Movetheapptoan

    optionalSDcard(ifinstalled)tofreeupspaceonyourtablet.

    - CLEARDATA:Clearapplicationdatafrommemory.

    - CLEARCACHE:Clearanapplicationstemporarymemorystorage.

    - CLEARDEFAULTS:Clearanapplicationscustomization.

    - Permissions:Viewinformationabouttheapplicationsaccesstoyourdeviceand

    data.

    Note:Optionsvarybyapplication.

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    DefaultApplications

    If you have multiple applications

    of the same type, such as emailapps, you can select one app to

    be the default.

    You can also use a simpler

    Home screen which provides

    an easier user experience for

    first-time users.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Applications>

    Default Applications.

    2. TapHomeandselectaHomescreenmode:

    TouchWizeasyhome:Providesaneasieruser

    experienceforthefirst-timetabletusers.

    TouchWizhome:TheHomescreenthat

    originallydisplaysonyourdevice.

    3. Tocleardefaultsyouhavesetup,tapCLEAR.

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    ApplicationsSettingsShortcuts

    Shortcuts to the settings for

    various apps are available in oneconvenient location.

    ToquicklyaccessthesettingsforCalendar,Camera,

    Contacts,Email,Internet,Music,orWeather.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings>Applications.

    2. UnderApplicationsettings,taponeofthe

    followingtodisplaythesettingsfortheselected

    app:

    Calendar

    Camera

    Contacts

    Email

    Internet

    Music

    Weather

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    Users

    Share this tablet with multiple

    people by creating Useraccounts.

    Users have their own space,

    which they can customize with

    their own apps, wallpaper, and

    so on. Users can also adjust

    settings like Wi-Fi which affect

    everyone.

    Restricted profiles allow only

    limited access to apps and

    content.

    SetUpUserProfiles

    Setupuserprofilesandthenselectonewhenunlockingthedevicetousepersonalizedsettings.

    1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapUsers.

    3. Toaddanewuserorprofile,tap Adduseror

    profile.

    DeletingaUserorProfile1. FromaHomescreen,tap Apps>

    Settings.

    2. TapUsers.

    3. Tap DeletenexttoaUserprofiletodeleteit.

    Note:OnlytheDeviceOwnercandeleteotherUser

    accounts.

    UseUserProfiles

    Toaccessthedevicewithauserprofile,selecta