Samsung GALAXY S III




Using my mobile phone

Returning my mobile phone to standby mode
List of display icons
Turning the key lock on my mobile phone on or off

Guide to phone keys and sockets on my mobile phone



Want to know more about the phone keys and sockets on your mobile phone? Follow these easy instructions.


On/Off
  • Several functions are associated with On/Off:
  • Tap On/Off to turn your mobile phone on or off.
  • Tap On/Off to turn on the key lock.
  • Tap and hold On/Off to access the functions silent mode and flight mode.

The Menu key
  • Several functions are associated with the Menu key:
  • Tap the Menu key to open a pop-up menu.
  • Tap and hold the Menu key to go your mobile phone's search function.

The Return key
  • Tap the Return key to exit an active menu item.

The Home key
  • Several functions are associated with the Home key:
  • Tap the Home key to return to standby mode.
  • Tap and hold the Home key to view a list of the most recently used menu items and applications.

The Volume key
  • Several functions are associated with the Volume key:
  • Tap the upper or lower part of the Volume key to adjust the ring volume.
  • Tap the upper or lower part of the Volume key during a call to adjust the volume.
  • Tap the upper or lower part of the Volume key to silence the incoming call alert.

Socket
  • Connect the charger or data cable to the phone socket and to a power point or your computer's USB port.

Headset socket
  • Connect the headset to the headset socket at the top of your mobile phone.

Camera lens at the back of your mobile phone
  • Point the camera lens at the back of your mobile phone at the required object to take a picture, record a video clip or during a video call.

Camera lens at the front of your mobile phone
  • Point the camera lens at the front of your mobile phone at the required object during a video call.

*Please refer to the Samsung website for more information or further support.*

Writing text on my mobile phone
Ending active applications on my mobile phone
Restarting my mobile phone

First use

Charging the battery for my mobile phone
Turning my mobile phone on and off
Inserting SIM and battery into my mobile phone
Activating a Google account on my mobile phone
Inserting a memory card into my mobile phone

Sound settings

Setting the ring volume for my mobile phone
Choosing a ringtone for my mobile phone
Turning vibration on my mobile phone on or off
Turning silent mode on my mobile phone on or off
Choosing a message tone for my mobile phone

Display settings

Choosing a language for my mobile phone
Personalising the phone display for my mobile phone
Setting date and time for my mobile phone

Security codes

Turning use of phone lock code on my mobile phone on or off
Changing my mobile phone PIN
Turning my mobile phone PIN on or off
Changing the phone lock code for my mobile phone
Unblock SIM

Software update

Checking the software version for my mobile phone
Restoring factory default settings on my mobile phone
Backing up the phone memory on my mobile phone
Updating the software on my mobile phone

Network

Turning flight mode on my mobile phone on or off
Choosing a network for my mobile phone
Choosing network mode for my mobile phone

Making calls

Making a call with my mobile phone
Making a call with hidden caller identification
Using call waiting on my mobile phone
Turning call waiting on my mobile phone on or off
Answering a call on my mobile phone
Turning caller identification on my mobile phone on or off
Diverting calls to another number
Making a video call with my mobile phone
Using speed dialing on my mobile phone

Contacts

Copying contacts between my SIM and my mobile phone
Copy contacts from social network sites and email accounts
Creating a contact for my mobile phone
Merging identical contacts on my mobile phone
Assigning a contact to a speed dialing key

Voicemail

Diverting calls to my voicemail
Saving my voicemail number
Calling my voicemail
Cancelling all diverts on my mobile phone

SMS

Writing and sending SMS
Reading SMS
Setting up my mobile phone for SMS

MMS

Writing and sending MMS
Reading MMS
Setting up my mobile phone for MMS

Email

Writing and sending email
Choosing a default email account for my mobile phone
Setting up my mobile phone for Exchange email
Reading email
Delete email configuration
Setting up my mobile phone for email

Organiser

Using the calendar on my mobile phone
Setting an alarm on my mobile phone
Creating a note on my mobile phone

Internet

Setting up my mobile phone for internet
Using my browser
Clearing browser data on my mobile phone

Apps

Downloading and using applications from Google Play
Downloading and using apps from Samsung Apps

Camera, pictures and video clips

Sending pictures and video clips from my mobile phone
Viewing pictures and video clips on my mobile phone
Using my mobile phone camera
Transferring pictures and video clips from my mobile phone to my computer
Using the video recorder on my mobile phone
Uploading pictures or video clips to social network sites

GPS, maps and navigation

Choosing GPS settings on my mobile phone

Voice control (S Voice)

Choosing voice control (S Voice) settings on my mobile phone
Using voice control (S Voice) on my mobile phone

Music

Using the music player on my mobile phone
Creating a playlist for my music player
Transferring audio files from my computer to my mobile phone
Using the radio on my mobile phone

Data usage

Turning data roaming on my mobile phone on or off
Activating or deactivating data connections on my mobile phone
Checking data usage on my mobile phone

Connecting mobile phone and computer

Using tethering on my mobile phone

Wi-Fi

Connecting my mobile phone to Wi-Fi network
Using my mobile phone as Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Turning Bluetooth on my mobile phone on or off
Pairing Bluetooth devices
Choosing Bluetooth settings for my mobile phone
Transferring files via Bluetooth

NFC

Turning NFC on my mobile phone on or off
Reading NFC tags on my mobile phone
Turning S Beam on my mobile phone on or off
Transferring files using S Beam

Facebook

Using Facebook on my mobile phone
Installing Facebook on my mobile phone

Twitter

Installing Twitter on my mobile phone
Using Twitter on my mobile phone

Gmail

Writing and sending Gmail
Retrieving and sending Gmail

Google Maps

Using GPS navigation in Google Maps
Using map functions in Google Maps

YouTube

Using YouTube on my mobile phone