Samsung – Galaxy Book Wi-Fi – User Manual

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TABLET
User Manual
Please read this manual before operating
your device and keep it for future reference.Special Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
S Pen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Samsung Flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Cortana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Set Up Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Assemble Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Set Up Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Learn About Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Back View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Keyboard Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Start Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Action Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Tablet Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Split Screen View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
S Pen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Air Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Enter Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Table of Contents
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Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Install Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Uninstall Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Open Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Close Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Samsung Flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Samsung Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Samsung Recovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Access Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Network and Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Personalization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Device Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Time and Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Book Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Lock Screen and Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Lock Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Privacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Update and Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Accessibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Ease of Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Getting Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Videos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Simulators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65iv Table of Contents
Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Samsung Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Legal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Legal Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67Learn about your mobile
device’s special features.
Special Features2 Special Features
S Pen
The S Pen

is a stylus that assists you in performing
different functions. For more information, see “S Pen”
on page 31.
Samsung Flow
Easily unlock and sign in to your tablet with a
smartphone equipped with a fingerprint scanner.
For more information see “Samsung Flow” on page 40.
Cortana
Cortana is your digital agent. She’ll help you get things
done. The more you use Cortana, the more personalized
your experience will be.
For more information see “Cortana” on page 22.Learn about your mobile
device hardware, assembly
procedures, and how to get
started using your new device.
Getting StartedSet Up Y our
Device
Learn how to set up your device for the first time.Set Up Your Device 5
Assemble Y our Device
This section helps you to assemble your device.
Install an Optional Memory Card
You can also install an optional microSD

, microSDHC

,
or microSDXC

memory card (not included) to add more
memory space to your device. A memory card can be
installed at any time. It is not necessary to install it
prior to using the device.
Caution: Exercise care when using the removal tool to
eject the internal Memory card tray.
1. With the tablet face up, insert the card tray removal
tool that came with your tablet into the hole of the
Memory card tray.
2. Insert the new microSD card into the microSD card
tray with the gold contacts facing down.
3. Gently close the Memory card tray.Set Up Your Device 6
Charge the Battery
Before turning on your tablet, charge it fully.
Note: For fastest charging times, use the Adaptive
Fast Charger that came with your device. This charger
provides faster charging only when connected to
devices that support Adaptive Fast Charging.
1. Insert the USB cable into the USB charger/
Accessory port.
2. Connect the USB cable to the charging head, and
then plug the charging head into a standard outlet.
3. Unplug the charging head from the outlet and
remove the USB cable from the device when
charging is complete.
Caution: Use only charging devices and batteries
approved by Samsung. Samsung accessories are
designed for your device to maximize battery life. Using
other accessories may invalidate your warranty and
may cause damage.
When to Charge the Battery
When the battery is low and only a few minutes of
operation remain, the device sounds a warning tone at
regular intervals.
In this condition, your device conserves its remaining
battery power by dimming the screen.
When the battery level becomes too low, the device
automatically turns off.Set Up Your Device 7
For a quick check of your battery level:
► View the battery charge indicator located in the
bottom right corner of your device’s display. A solid
color ( ) indicates a full charge.
While charging, the device and the charger may
become hot when using wireless charging or fast
charging. This does not affect the device’s lifespan or
performance and is in the device’s normal range of
operation.
The charger may stop charging if the battery becomes
too hot.
If the device heats up while charging the battery:
1. Disconnect the charger from the device and close
any running apps.
2. Wait for the device to cool down, and then begin
charging the device again.

If the lower part of the device overheats,
check for damage to the connected USB cable.
Replace the damaged USB cable with a new
Samsung‑approved cable.Set Up Your Device 8
Battery Saver
Save the battery power by limiting the device’s
functions.
1. On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
System > Battery.
2. Tap the checkmark next to Turn battery saver
on automatically if my battery falls below to
activate it.

Drag the slider to the desired remaining battery
percentage.
Start Using Y our Device
Turn Your Device On or Off
The instructions below explain how to turn your device
on or off.
To turn the device on:
► Press and hold the Power key until the device
turns on.
To turn the device off:
► Tap Start > Power > Shut down.
– or –
In Tablet mode, tap Power > Shut down.
– or –
Press and hold the Power key until the locked
screen appears, and then drag the locked screen
downwards.Set Up Your Device 9
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.
To lock the device:
► Press the Power key.
The default Screen lock on your device is Swipe.
To choose a more secure screen lock, see “Lock Screen”
on page 56.
To unlock the device:
► Press the Power key, and then swipe your finger up
the screen.
Restart the Device
To restart the device:
► Tap Start > Power > Restart.
– or –
In Tablet mode, tap Power > Restart.
If your device is frozen and unresponsive:
1. Press and hold the Power key for more than
10 seconds until the device turns off.
2. Press and hold the Power key again to restart it.Set Up Your Device 10
Set Up Y our Device
Use the Set Up Wizard
The first time you turn your device on, a Welcome
screen is displayed. It 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, learn
about your device’s features, and more.
Transferring Data Between Devices
Move audio, video, image, or other types of files
between your tablet and a mobile device.
Caution: Do not disconnect the USB cable from the
device when you are transferring files. Doing so may
cause data loss or device damage.
Note: The devices may not connect properly if they are
connected via a USB hub. Directly connect devices via
your device’s USB charger/Accessory port.
1. Connect a mobile device to your tablet using the
USB cable.
2. Transfer files between your tablet and the
connected device.
Add an Email Account
You can add an email account to your device.
1. On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings.
2. Tap Accounts > Email & app accounts.
3. Tap Add an account and follow the prompts.Set Up Your Device 11
Updating the Device
Keep your device up to date by downloading and
installing updates, such as service packs and patches,
for the operating system and other Microsoft
®
apps.
The device is set to download and install updates
automatically.
To check for available updates manually:
1. On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings.
2. Tap Update & security > Windows update >
Check for updates.Learn About
Y our Device
Learn some of the key features of your mobile
device, including the screens and icons, as well as
how to navigate the device and enter text using the
keyboard.Learn About Your Device 13
Front View
Light sensor
Speaker
Front camera
Speaker
Volume key
Power key
USB charger /
Accessory ports
Headset jackLearn About Your Device 14
Back View
Rear camera
Microphone Microphone
Keyboard dock portLearn About Your Device 15
Keyboard Cover
Stand
Connector
Keyboard
TouchpadLearn About Your Device 16
Connecting the device to the Keyboard cover allows
you to use a traditional keyboard and touchpad. The
touchpad will register pressure on the right or left side,
so you can use the touchpad like a mouse. You can
also stand your device upright using the stand on the
Keyboard cover.
Connecting the Keyboard Cover
1. Connect the keyboard dock port at the bottom of
the device to the connector on the Keyboard cover.
2. Attach the stand to the device, and then set the
device in position.
Note: Use care when connecting and removing the
tablet from the keyboard case. Make sure that the
Keyboard Cover is securely attached to your device. If
not, check the location of the keyboard dock port and
reconnect the Keyboard Cover to your device.Learn About Your Device 17
Function Keys
Use function keys to easily access features and change
settings, such as brightness and volume.
► Simultaneously press and hold the Fn key and press
a function key.
If you lock the Fn key, you can use function keys
without pressing the Fn key.
To lock the Fn key:
► Tap the Fn Lock key.
Key Function
F1 Launch Settings.
F2 Decrease the brightness of the display.
F3 Increase the brightness of the display.
F4
Switch between the LCD and an external
display when an external display is
connected to the device.
F5 Lock the touchpad.
F6 Mute or unmute the audio.
F7 Decrease the volume.
F8 Increase the volume.
F9 Turn the Keyboard light on or off.
F10 Open the task view screen.
F11
Enter full screen mode. This function may
not be available depending on the app.
F12 Activate or deactivate Airplane mode.Learn About Your Device 18
Touchpad
Use the touchpad to move the cursor or select items.
The left and right side of the touchpad function the
same as the left and right buttons of a mouse.
Note: Use only your fingers on the touchpad.
Basic Touchpad Functions
Move
To move the cursor, move your finger on the touchpad.
Click
Tap the touchpad.
Double-Click
Double-tap the touchpad or left side of the touchpad
twice.
Right-Click
Tap the right side of the touchpad to perform the
right-click function.
Drag
To move an item, select and drag it to the target
position while touching and holding the touchpad.
Configure Touchpad Gestures
Configure touchpad gestures to use the touchpad more
efficiently.
1. Tap Start >  Settings > Devices >
Mouse & touchpad.
2. Configure the settings under Touchpad.Learn About Your Device 19
Keyboard Settings
When you close the Keyboard Cover, your device will
enter sleep mode. When you open the cover and set
the device in position using the stand, the screen will
turn on.
1. Tap Start > Windows system > Control panel >
Hardware and sound > Power options.
2. Tap Choose what closing the lid does from the list
on the side.
3. Configure the When I close the lid: settings.Learn About Your Device 20
Start Screen
Most used
apps
Taskbar
Cortana Notification area Shortcuts
App tiles
Task view
StartLearn About Your Device 21
App Tiles
You can pin your favorite apps on the app tile area of
the Start menu for quick access.
Add an App Tile
1. On the taskbar, tap  Start.
2. Touch and hold an app in the list, and then tap
 Pin to start.

To move a tile, touch and hold a tile, and then
drag it to a new location.

To adjust the size of a tile, touch and hold a tile,
and then tap More options > Resize.

For more options like reviewing an app or
uninstalling it, touch and hold a tile, and then
tap More options > More.
Remove an App Tile
1. On the taskbar, tap  Start.
2. Touch and hold an app in the list, and then tap
 More options > Unpin from start.Learn About Your Device 22
Taskbar
The bottom area of the screen is the taskbar. You
can access the Start menu, launch Cortana, view
notification icons, and more on the taskbar.
Cortana
Search for a wide variety of content on the device or
web with a keyword.
► Tap Ask me anything on the taskbar and enter a
keyword in the search field.
– or –
Tap  Microphone, to use your voice.

To narrow your search to apps, tap
 Find results in apps.

To narrow your search to documents, tap
 Find results in settings.

To narrow your search to documents, tap
 Find results in documents.

To narrow your search to folders, tap
 Find results in folders.

To narrow your search to photos, tap
 Find results in photos.

To narrow your search to videos, tap
 Find results in videos.

To narrow your search to music, tap
 Find results in music.

To narrow your search to the Internet, tap
 Find results in web.
Task View
Task view allows you to work on various tasks
simultaneously from multiple desktops.
1. On the taskbar, tap Task view.
2. Select a thumbnail to activate the desktop.
Note: You can also access Task view by swiping from
the left edge of the screen.Learn About Your Device 23
To add a desktop:
► On the desktop thumbnails list, tap New desktop.
To delete a desktop:
► On the desktop thumbnails list, tap  Delete on
a desktop.
To move a window to a different desktop:
► On a desktop, touch and hold a window, and then
tap Move to, and select a desktop to move the
window.
Manage Shortcuts
To pin a shortcut:
1. On the taskbar, tap  Start.
2. Touch and hold an app tile, and then tap
 More options.
3. Tap More > Pin to taskbar.
To delete a shortcut:
1. Touch and hold an app tile, and then tap
 More options.
2. Tap More > Unpin from taskbar.
To move a shortcut to another location:
► Drag it to a new location.
Manage Taskbar Notifications
Customize what system icons display in the notification
area.
1. On the taskbar tap  Start >  Settings >
Personalization.
2. Tap Taskbar, and under notification area select
system icons to display.Learn About Your Device 24
Navigation
Learn the basics for how to navigate through your
device.
Touchscreen Navigation
Please note that 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.
Use the following motions and gestures on your
touchscreen to navigate the device:
Tap
Lightly tap items to select or launch them.

Tap the keyboard to enter characters or text.

Tap an item to select it.

Tap an app shortcut to launch the application.
Double-Tap
Lightly tap items twice to select or launch them.

Double-tap an image to zoom in or out.
Touch and Hold
Touch and hold items on the screen to activate them.

Touch and hold a field to display a pop-up menu of
options.Learn About Your Device 25
Swipe
Lightly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across
the screen.

Swipe the screen to unlock the device.

Swipe the screen to scroll through the Home screens
or menu options.
Drag
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 on a
Home screen.
Pinch and Spread
Pinch the screen using your thumb and forefinger or
spread by moving your fingers apart.

Pinch the screen to zoom out while viewing a picture
or a web page.

Spread your fingers on the screen to zoom in while
viewing a picture or a web page.Learn About Your Device 26
Action Center
Notification
Quick action
buttonsLearn About Your Device 27
Use the Action Center
You can view new notifications from Windows and apps,
and use quick action buttons.
► To open the Action center panel, on the taskbar, tap
Action center.
– or –
Swipe from the right edge of the screen.
Quick Action Buttons
Quick action buttons allow you to easily adjust
frequently used settings, such as activating Wi-Fi.
1. On the taskbar, tap Action center.
2. Tap Expand to view all quick action buttons.
To change the top four buttons:
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
System > Notifications & actions, and then change
quick actions.
Notifications
View notifications notification from Window and apps.
1. On the taskbar, tap Action center.
2. Tap Expand to view the full notification.

To take action, tap the notification.

To delete the notification, tap Close.

To clear all notifications, tap Clear all.Learn About Your Device 28
Tablet Mode
You can switch between PC mode and tablet mode.
In Tablet mode, the full Start menu screen will be the
Start screen. Switching to tablet mode makes the
device more touch-friendly.
To switch to tablet mode, on the taskbar:
► Tap  Action center > Tablet mode.
– or –
Swipe from the right edge of the screen towards the
center of the screen, and then tap Tablet mode.
To return to PC mode:
► Tap Tablet mode again.Learn About Your Device 29
Split Screen ViewLearn About Your Device 30
Use Split Screen View
In tablet mode, you can open two windows at the same
time in the split screen view by selecting windows from
the task view screen.
Note: Some apps may not support this feature.
1. On the taskbar, tap Task view to view
currently open apps.
– or –
Swipe from the left edge of the screen.
2. Touch and hold an app and select Snap left or
Snap right.
3. Select another app to launch.
To adjust the window size:
► Drag the handle between the app windows left or
right to adjust the size of the windows.Learn About Your Device 31
S Pen
The S Pen is a stylus that assists you in performing
different functions.
Direct Pen Input
When filling out a form field in an app (like the Name
or Number fields in the Contacts app), you can open a
Handwriting window that allows you to handwrite an
entry with the S Pen.
To use the Handwriting window:
1. Hover the S Pen over a text field until the
Handwriting window displays.
2. Use the space provided in the window to write an
entry by hand using the S Pen. While writing, your
entries are converted into text.

To edit the converted text, use the Space, Delete,
and Enter icons.

To change the position of the cursor, drag the
pointer below the cursor to the desired position
for editing.Learn About Your Device 32
Replace the S Pen Tip
You can replace the tip of the S Pen.
To replace the tip:
1. Use tweezers to pull out the S Pen tip.
2. Insert the new pen tip in the end of the S Pen and
press until it clicks in place.
The supplied S Pen is already calibrated. Do not
calibrate the screen for pen input randomly. Doing so
may cause performance degradation or malfunction.Learn About Your Device 33
Air Command
Air command allows you to quickly activate
frequently-used applications or perform actions.
To launch the Air command menu:
► Hold the S Pen near the screen so that the pointer
displays, and then press the S Pen button once.
– or –
On the taskbar, tap Start > Samsung >
Air command.
Create Note
Create and edit notes using Samsung Notes.
To quickly create a note:
► From Air command, tap  Create note.
For more information, see “Samsung Notes” on
page 41.
View all Notes
View and edit notes using Samsung Notes.
To quickly view notes:
► From Air command, tap  View all notes.
For more information, see “Samsung Notes” on
page 41.
Smart Select
The Smart select feature provides a capture tool to
select content on a screen.
To launch Smart select:
1. From Air command, tap  Smart select.
2. Tap a shape at the top of the screen, and select
content. The following options appear:

 Pen: Draw on the captured screen using the
S Pen.Learn About Your Device 34

 Calligraphy: Draw or write using a
calligraphy style pen.

 Highlighter: Highlight text.

 Eraser: Erase the writing or drawing on the
screen shot.

 Undo: Undo the last action.

 Redo: Redo the last action that was undone.

 Extract text: Identify and extract text from
the selected content.

 Crop: Trim the selection.

 Share: Choose a sharing method to share
your content.

 Save: Save the content to your pictures.
Screen Write
Screen write allows you to capture a screen shot and
then write notes on the screen shot.
To use Screen Write:
► From Air command, tap  Screen write.
The current screen is captured, and a pen tool
displays. The following editing tools are provided:

 Pen: Draw on the captured screen using the
S Pen.

 Calligraphy: Draw or write using a
calligraphy style pen.

 Highlighter: Highlight text.

 Eraser: Erase the writing or drawing on the
screen shot.

 Undo: Undo the last action.

 Redo: Redo the last action that was undone.Learn About Your Device 35

 Extract text: Identify and extract text from
the selected content.

 Crop: Trim the selection.

 Share: Choose a sharing method to share
your content.

 Save: Save the content to your pictures.
Show Window
Display your tablet screen on a desktop monitor.
To use Show Window:
► Connect to a desktop monitor, and from
Air command, tap  Show window.Learn About Your Device 36
Enter Text
Use the Onscreen Keyboard
In tablet mode, the onscreen keyboard appears
automatically when you enter text to send emails,
create notes, and more.
► To use the onscreen keyboard in PC mode, on the
taskbar, tap  Keyboard.
Icon Function
Floating keyboard: Switch to the floating
keyboard.
Close: Close the keyboard.
Return: Break to the next line.
Keyboard options: Change the input
language or the keyboard layout, or add
input languages.
Arrow right: Move the cursor to the right.
Arrow left: Move the cursor to the right.
Emoticons: Enter emoticons.Learn About Your Device 37
Icon Function
Shift: Enter uppercase. For all caps, tap it
twice.
Delete: Delete a preceding character.
Change the Input Language
► Tap Keyboard > Language preferences >
Add a language, and then select a language to add.

When you add languages, you can select other
input languages by tapping Keyboard.
Additional Keyboard Functions
► Tap Keyboard to use various functions.

Standard: Switch to the standard
keyboard.

Floating/Split: Switch to the floating or
split keyboard. You can move the keyboard to
another location by dragging the keyboard.

Handwriting: Switch to handwriting mode.
Use the Keyboard Cover
When your device is in PC mode and connected to the
Keyboard Cover, you can enter text using the traditional
keyboard. Learn how to change the
way apps are displayed,
organize apps into folders,
and uninstall or disable
apps.
Apps39 Apps
Install Apps
Browse apps by category or tap the search field to
search for a keyword.
1. On the taskbar, tap Start > Store.
2. Select an app to view information about it.

To download free apps, tap Free.

To purchase and download apps where charges
apply, tap the price and follow the prompts.
Uninstall Apps
Note: Some apps cannot be uninstalled.
1. On the taskbar, tap Start > Settings > System >
Apps & features.
2. Tap an app, and then tap Uninstall.
3. Tap Uninstall to confirm.
Open Apps
To open an app:
► On the taskbar, tap Start, and then select an
app icon to open it.
– or –
To open an app from the task view screen, on the
taskbar, tap Task view, and then select a
window.
Close Apps
To close an app:
► Tap Close at the top of the app window to
close it.40 Apps
Samsung Flow
You can use a smartphone equipped with a fingerprint
scanner to unlock and sign in your tablet. After you
sign in, you can read and reply to messages and
notifications from your phone on your tablet.
You must download Samsung Flow on to your
smartphone from either Galaxy Apps or the Google Play
store.
To access Samsung Flow:
► On the taskbar, tap Start > Samsung Flow.
Unlock Your Device with
Samsung Flow
1. Enable NFC on your smartphone.
2. Tap the back of your phone on the right side of your
keyboard cover (on/near the NFC sticker) and follow
the instructions.41 Apps
Samsung Notes
Use Samsung Notes to write and save notes on your
device.
Compose a Note
You can create notes using the Samsung Notes app.
1. On the taskbar, tap Start >  Samsung Notes.
2. Tap Create note and type a note. Available
options include:

Pen: Use your finger or a stylus to write text.

Brush: Create a drawing.

Image: Insert an image into the note.
3. Tap Save when finished.
Edit Notes
You can make edits to notes you create.
1. On the taskbar, tap Start >  Samsung Notes.
2. Tap a note to view it.
3. Tap the content and make edits.
4. When you are finished, tap Save.
Browse Notes
You can browse notes you create.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Samsung Notes.

Browse note entries by swiping up or down.

To search for a note, tap Search.42 Apps
Samsung Recovery
Back up your data and settings, and restore your
device to a previously backed up point or to the factory
default.
To use this app, you must sign in to the device with an
administrator account, or enter the administrator’s
password.
When you restore your device, it will erase the data or
apps saved after the selected backup point. Ensure you
back up important data regularly.
Back Up the Current System
Back up important data to an external storage device
regularly to prevent restore.
1. Connect an external storage device.
2. On the taskbar, tap Start > Samsung >
Samsung recovery > Backup management >
New backup.
3. Enter backup information and select the external
storage device, and then tap Recover.
4. When the backup start window appears, tap OK.
5. When the backup complete window appears,
tap OK.

When the backup is finished, the backup image
will appear on the backup management screen.43 Apps
Restore to Factory Default
Restore the device to its factory default settings.
Before performing a factory data reset, ensure you
back up all important data stored on the device.
1. On the taskbar, tap Start > Samsung.
2. Tap Samsung recovery > Backup management >
Factory image > Recover.
3. Tap Recover > OK.
Restore to a Backup Point
Select a backup point saved on an external storage
device to restore the device to that point.
1. Connect the external storage device to your device.
2. On the taskbar, tap Start > Samsung >
Samsung recovery.
3. Tap Backup Management, select a backup image,
and then tap Recover.
4. Tap Recover.Configure your device’s
connections and settings,
add accounts, and customize
Home screens, apps,
and features.
SettingsSettings 45
Access Settings
Customize settings for functions and apps. You can
make your device more personalized by configuring
various setting options.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings.

To search for settings by entering keywords, tap
the Search field at the top of the screen.Connections
Manage connections between your device and a
variety of networks and other devices.Settings 47
Devices
Change settings related to your connected devices.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Devices, and tap an option:

Printers & scanners: Change setting to connect
printers and scanners.

Connected devices: Add devices and change
settings for metered connections.

Bluetooth: Activate or deactivate the Bluetooth
feature. You can search for other Bluetooth
devices and pair with them.

Mouse & touchpad: Change the mouse and
touchpad settings.

Typing: Change the onscreen keyboard settings.

Pen & Windows Ink: Configure settings for
using a connected pen and the Windows Ink
workspace.

AutoPlay: Activate or deactivate the AutoPlay
feature and change related settings.

USB: Set the device to notify you if there are
issues when connecting to USB devices.
Network and Internet
Change the network and Internet settings.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Network & Internet, and tap an option:

Status: View your network status.

Wi-Fi: Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a
Wi-Fi network and change the related settings.
– Turn off Wi-Fi to save the battery when not
in use.

Dial-up: Configure the dial-up settings.Settings 48

VPN: Set up and connect to virtual private
networks (VPNs).

Airplane mode: Activate or deactivate Airplane
mode. This disables all wireless functions on
your device. You can use only non-network
services.

Mobile hotspot: Configure your device to be
used as a mobile hotspot to share your mobile
data connection with other devices.

Data usage: Keep track of your data usage
amount.

Proxy: Configure the proxy settings.Display
Configure your display’s brightness, screen timeout
delay, and other display settings.Settings 50
Personalization
Change the display settings, such as a wallpaper, color,
and theme.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Personalization, and tap an option:

Background: Change the wallpaper and related
settings.

Colors: Change the colors of the taskbar, items
on the Start menu, and more.

Lock screen: Change the locked screen
wallpaper and select items to show on the
locked screen.

Themes: Select a theme to apply and change
related settings.

Start: Change the settings related to the
Start menu.

Taskbar: Configure settings for the taskbar.Device
Maintenance
Device maintenance provides an overview of the
status of your device’s battery, storage, RAM, and
device security. You can also automatically optimize
your device’s system resources.Settings 52
System
Change the system settings.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
System, and tap an option:

Display: Change the display settings, such as
the font size and the brightness of the display.

Apps & features: View and manage apps and
features on the device.

Default apps: Select a default setting for
using apps.

Notifications & actions: Select Quick action
buttons to display on the action center panel
and change the notification settings.

Power & sleep: Set the device’s backlight timer.
You can also set the Wi-Fi settings for when the
device is in sleep mode.

Battery: View battery power information and
change the power saving options.

Storage: View memory information for your
device and select where new apps and data are
saved by default.
– The actual available capacity of the internal
memory is less than the specified capacity
because the operating system and default
apps occupy part of the memory. The
available capacity may change when you
update the device.

Offline maps: Download maps to search for
places and get directions offline and change
settings for offline maps.

Tablet mode: Switch to tablet mode and change
the related settings.Settings 53

Multitasking: Change settings for multitasking.

Projecting to this PC: Project connected devices
to this device.

Apps for websites: Choose which apps you
prefer to open with a browser instead of
installing the app.

About: Access device information and change
the device name or other settings.
Time and Language
Change settings to control how the device displays the
time and date, and select your country or region.
Note: If the battery remains fully discharged or is
removed from the device, the time and date resets.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Time & language, and tap an option:

Date & time: Change the time and date settings.

Region & language: Set your country or region,
and add your display languages.

Speech: Change the settings for the
text-to-speech feature.
Book Settings
Configure settings for the following features provided
by Samsung:
► On the taskbar, tap Start > Book settings, and
tap an option:

Pen: Customize which apps open when you press
the S Pen button.

Battery Life Extender: Prolong your battery life
by setting a maximum battery charge level.

Power button: View the actions for the Power
button in sleep and hibernation modes.Settings 54

AMOLED: Change the screen mode to match
your type of viewing. Adaptive display will
automatically optimize the display.

Pattern Log-in: Use a pattern to unlock your
device.

Legal information: View legal information for
your device.

About device: View information about your
device.Lock Screen
and Security
Secure your device and protect your data
with Lock Screen and Security settings.Settings 56
Lock Screen
Pressing the Power key turns off the screen and locks
it. Also, the screen turns off and automatically locks if
the device is not used for a specified period.
To unlock the screen:
► Press the Power key and drag the locked screen
upwards.
You can change the way that you lock the screen
to prevent others from accessing your personal
information.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Accounts > Sign-in options, and then select a
screen lock method.

You must add a password before you can use the
other lock methods.
Password
Create your Microsoft account password.
1. On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Accounts > Sign-in options.
2. Tap Add, and enter a password, enter the password
again to verify it, and then enter a password hint.
PIN
A PIN consists of numbers only.
1. On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Accounts > Sign-in options.
2. Tap Add, and enter a password, enter the password
again to verify it, and then enter a password hint.Settings 57
Picture Password
A picture password consists of circles, straight lines,
and taps.
1. On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Accounts > Sign-in options.
2. Tap Add, and enter a password, enter the password
again to verify it, and then enter a password hint.
Privacy
Change the privacy settings.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Privacy, and tap an option:

General: Change the general privacy settings.

Location: Change settings for location
information permissions.

Camera: Activate or deactivate the camera
feature. Select apps to allow them to use the
camera feature.

Microphone: Activate or deactivate the
microphones. Select apps to allow them to use
the microphones.

Notifications: Choose apps that can access your
notifications.

Speech, inking, & typing: Set the device to
collect personal information, such as contacts
and recent calendar events. You can also
manage your cloud settings.

Account info: Set apps to access and use your
account information.

Contacts: Select apps to allow them to access
your contacts.

Calendar: Activate or deactivate the calendar
app. Select apps to allow them to access the
calendar app.

Call history: Select apps to allow them to access
your call logs.Settings 58

Email: Activate or deactivate the email app.
Select apps to allow them to access the email
app and send emails.

Messaging: Activate or deactivate the
messaging app. Select apps to allow them to
access the messaging app and send messages.

Radios: Change the settings to allow apps to use
radios, such as Bluetooth.

Other devices: Change the settings for external
devices, such as wireless devices or hardware.

Feedback & diagnostics: Set the frequency
of Windows feedback and select an option to
send the device’s diagnostic and usage data to
Microsoft.

Background apps: Select apps to run in the
background.
Update and Security
Change the Windows update, data backup, and device
security settings.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Update & security, and tap an option:

Windows Update: Check for available updates
and update Windows to the latest version.

Windows Defender: Activate the Windows
Defender feature to scan for malware. You can
also set the device to send security problems to
Microsoft automatically.

Backup: Backup your files using the File History
feature.

Recovery: Reset the device or restart it using
the advanced start-up feature.

Activation: View the Windows activation
information. You can change your Windows
product key.Settings 59

Find My Device: Activate or deactivate the Find
My Device feature to help locate the device
when lost or stolen. Access the Microsoft
webpage to track your device’s last known
location and control the device.

For developers: Change the development
settings.

Window Insider Program: Get previews of
future updates and improvements to Windows
and provide feedback.Accounts
Set up and manage accounts, including your
Samsung account, email, and social networking
accounts.Settings 61
Accounts
Change the account settings.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Accounts, and tap an option:

Your info: View and edit your account
information.

Email & app accounts: Add your Microsoft
account and manage your app accounts.

Sign-in options: Change the device sign-in
options. You can select a screen lock method
to prevent others from accessing your personal
information.

Access work or school: Add a work or school
account to access to your organization’s
resources, such as apps and network.

Family & other people: Add additional accounts
for your family members or other users to use
the device with their own personalized settings.

Sync your settings: Change settings to sync
your settings with other devices using your
Microsoft account.Accessibility
Accessibility services are special features that make
using the device easier for those with certain physical
disabilities.
For more information about Accessibility for
Samsung products, please contact us at
accessibility@sea.samsung.com.Settings 63
Ease of Access
Change settings to improve the device’s accessibility.
► On the taskbar, tap Start >  Settings >
Ease of Access, and tap an option:

Narrator: Activate the screen reader and change
the related settings. When you activate this
feature, the device reads aloud all the elements
on the screen, such as text and buttons.

Magnifier: Activate a magnifier and change the
related settings. When you activate this feature
you can zoom in on the screen to view a larger
version of the content.

High contrast: Apply high contrast themes to
the display to improve screen visibility.

Closed captions: Change the caption settings.

Keyboard: Change the onscreen keyboard
settings.

Mouse: Change the pointer and mouse settings.

Other options: Change additional accessibility
settings.Additional resources
for your device.
Getting Help65 Getting Help
Videos
samsung.com/spsn
Simulators
samsungsimulator.com
Tips
samsung.com/us/support/tips/galaxy
Samsung Support
samsung.com/us/supportView legal information
for your device.
Legal67 Legal
Legal Information
Important legal information can be accessed in
writing on the mobile device or at: samsung.com
READ THIS INFORMATION BEFORE USING YOUR
MOBILE DEVICE.
Samsung Limited Warranty – This product is
covered under the applicable Samsung Limited
Warranty INCLUDING THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
PROCEDURE FOR WARRANTY AND OTHER
CLAIMS, and your right to opt out of arbitration
within 30 calendar days of the first consumer
purchase. You may opt out by either sending
an email to optout@sea.samsung.com with the
subject line “Arbitration Opt Out” or by calling
1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864). For more detailed
procedures, please refer to the “Dispute Resolution
Procedures and Arbitration and Opt Out” section of
the Limited Warranty.
Windows End User License Agreement for Software
(EULA)
The online version of the End User License Agreement
(EULA) for your device can be found online at:
samsung.com/us/Legal/WindowsTabletEULA
Intellectual Property
All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by
or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its
respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG mobile
device, including but not limited to, accessories, parts,
or software relating thereto (the “mobile device”), is
proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal
laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.
Intellectual Property includes, but is not limited to,
inventions (patentable or unpatentable), patents, trade
secrets, copyrights, software, computer programs, and
related documentation and other works of authorship. 68 Legal
You may not infringe or otherwise violate the rights
secured by the Intellectual Property. Moreover, you
agree that you will not (and will not attempt to)
modify, prepare derivative works of, reverse engineer,
decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to create
source code from the software. No title to or ownership
in the Intellectual Property is transferred to you. All
applicable rights of the Intellectual Property shall
remain with SAMSUNG and its suppliers.
Open Source Software
Some software components of this product, including
but not limited to ‘PowerTOP’ and ‘e2fsprogs’,
incorporate source code covered under GNU General
Public License (GPL), GNU Lesser General Public
License (LGPL), OpenSSL License, BSD License and
other open source licenses. To obtain the source code
covered under the open source licenses, please visit:
opensource.samsung.com
Disclaimer of Warranties; Exclusion
of Liability
The information below explains that a user accepts
this Product as sold, including the hardware and
software components as created and packaged for
sale. If the user changes these parameters through
a unique modification, Samsung will not be held
responsible for damages or issues that result from
these end-user changes.
Except as set forth in the Standard Limited Warranty
that accompanies the Product, the purchaser takes
the product “as is”, and Samsung makes no express
or implied warranty of any kind whatsoever with
respect to the product, including but not limited to
the:

merchantability of the product or its fitness for
any particular purpose or use;

design, condition or quality of the product;

performance of the product; 69 Legal

workmanship of the product or the components
contained therein; or

compliance of the product with the requirements
of any law, rule, specification or contract
pertaining thereto.
Nothing contained in the User Manual shall be
construed to create an express or implied warranty
of any kind whatsoever with respect to the Product.
In addition, Samsung shall not be liable for any
damages of any kind resulting from the purchase or
use of the product or arising from the breach of the
express warranty, including incidental, special or
consequential damages, or loss of anticipated profits
or benefits.
Modification of Software
Samsung is not liable for performance issues or
incompatibilities caused by your editing of registry
settings, or your modification of Operating System
(OS) software.
Using custom OS software may cause your device and
applications to work improperly. Your carrier may not
permit users to download certain software, such as
custom OS.
Restricting Children’s Access to
Your Mobile Device
Your device is not a toy. Do not allow children to
play with it because they could hurt themselves and
others, damage the device, or make calls that increase
your device bill. Keep the device and all its parts and
accessories out of the reach of small children.70 Legal
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Address:
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Phone: 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864)
Internet: samsung.com
©2017 Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Samsung, Samsung Galaxy, and S Pen are all
trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Other marks are the property of their
respective owners.
Some multimedia (audio/video) files contain Digital
Rights Management (DRM) technology to verify you
have the right to use the files. Preloaded apps on your
device may not be compatible with DRM-protected
files.
Screen images are simulated. Appearance of device
may vary.
The actual available capacity of the internal memory is
less than the specified capacity because the operating
system and default applications occupy part of the
memory. The available capacity may change when you
upgrade the device.

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