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Connections Change settings for various connections, such as the Wi-Fi feature and Bluetooth. On the Settings screen, tap Connections. • Wi-Fi: Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other network devices. Refer to Wi-Fi for more information. • Bluetooth: Use Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. Refer to Bluetooth for more information. • Phone visibility: Allow other devices to find your device to share content with you. When this feature is activated, your device will be visible to other devices when they search for available devices using their Transfer files to device option. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • Data usage: Keep track of your data usage amount and customise the settings for the limitation. Set the device to automatically disable the mobile data connection when the amount of mobile data you have used reaches your specified limit. You can also activate the data saver feature to prevent some apps running in the background from sending or receiving data. Refer to Data saver for more information. • Flight mode: Set the device to disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services. Follow the regulations provided by the airline and the instructions of aircraft personnel. In cases where it is allowed to use the device, always use it in flight mode. • NFC and payment (NFC-enabled models): Set the device to allow you to read near field communication (NFC) tags that contain information about products. You can also use this feature to make payments and buy tickets for transportation or events after downloading the required apps. Refer to NFC and payment for more information. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • Mobile Hotspot and Tethering: Use the device as a mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices when the network connection is not available. Connections can be made via Wi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth. Refer to Mobile Hotspot and Tethering for more information. • Mobile networks: Configure your mobile network settings. • SIM card manager (dual SIM models): Activate your SIM or USIM cards and customise the SIM card settings. Refer to SIM card manager (dual SIM models) for more information. • Location: Change settings for location information permissions. • More connection settings: Customise settings to control other features. Refer to More connection settings for more information. Wi-Fi Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Finetwork and access the Internet or other network devices. Turn off Wi-Fi to save the battery when not in use. Connecting to a Wi-Fi network   On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it.   Select a network from the Wi-Fi networks list. Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon. Enter the password and tap CONNECT. • Once the device connects to a Wi-Fi network, the device will reconnect to that network each time it is available without requiring a password. To prevent the device connecting to the network automatically, select it from the list of networks and tap FORGET. • If you cannot connect to a Wi-Fi network properly, restart your device’s Wi-Fi feature or the wireless router. Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi Direct connects devices directly via a Wi-Finetwork without requiring an access point.   On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it.   Tap Wi-Fi Direct. The detected devices are listed. If the device you want to connect to is not in the list, request that the device turns on its Wi-FiDirect feature.   Select a device to connect to. The devices will be connected when the other device accepts the Wi-Fi Direct connection request. Sending and receiving data You can share data, such as contacts or media files, with other devices. The following actions are an example of sending an image to another device.   Launch the Gallery app and select an image.   Tap  → Wi-Fi Direct and select a device to transfer the image to.   Accept the Wi-Fi Direct connection request on the other device. If the devices are already connected, the image will be sent to the other device without the connection request procedure. Ending the device connection   On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi.   Tap Wi-Fi Direct. The device displays the connected devices in the list.   Tap the device name to disconnect the devices. Bluetooth Use Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. • Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception, or misuse of data sent or received via Bluetooth. • Always ensure that you share and receive data with devices that are trusted and properly secured. If there are obstacles between the devices, the operating distance may be reduced. • Some devices, especially those that are not tested or approved by the Bluetooth SIG, may be incompatible with your device. • Do not use the Bluetooth feature for illegal purposes (for example, pirating copies of files or illegally tapping communications for commercial purposes). Samsung is not responsible for the repercussion of illegal use of the Bluetooth feature. Pairing with other Bluetooth devices   On the Settings screen, tap Connections →Bluetooth, and then tap the switch to activate it. The detected devices will be listed.   Select a device to pair with. If the device you want to pair with is not on the list, set the device to enter Bluetooth pairing mode. Refer to the other device’s user manuals. Your device is visible to other devices while the Bluetooth settings screen is open.   Accept the Bluetooth connection request on your device to confirm. The devices will be connected when the other device accepts the Bluetooth connection request. Sending and receiving data Many apps support data transfer via Bluetooth. You can share data, such as contacts or media files, with other Bluetooth devices. The following actions are an example of sending an image to another device.   Launch the Gallery app and select an image.   Tap  → Bluetooth, and then select a device to transfer the image to. If your device has paired with the device before, tap the device name without confirming the auto-generated passkey. If the device you want to pair with is not in the list, request that the device turns on its visibility option.   Accept the Bluetooth connection request on the other device. Unpairing Bluetooth devices   On the Settings screen, tap Connections →Bluetooth. The device displays the paired devices in the list.   Tap  next to the device name to unpair.   Tap Unpair. Data saver Reduce your data usage by preventing some apps running in the background from sending or receiving data. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Data usage → Data saver and tap the switch to activate it. When the data saver feature is activated, the  icon will appear on the status bar. To select apps to use data without restriction, tap Allow app while Data saver on and select apps. NFC and payment Your device allows you to read near field communication (NFC) tags that contain information about products. You can also use this feature to make payments and buy tickets for transportation or events after downloading the required apps. The device contains a built-in NFC antenna. Handle the device carefully to avoid damaging the NFC antenna. Reading information from NFC tags Use the NFC feature to send images or contacts to other devices, and read product information from NFC tags.   On the Settings screen, tap Connections and tap the NFC and payment switch to activate it.   Place the NFC antenna area on the back of your device near an NFC tag. The information from the tag appears. Ensure that the device’s screen is turned on and unlocked. Otherwise, the device will not read NFC tags or receive data. Making payments with the NFC feature Before you can use the NFC feature to make payments, you must register for the mobile payment service. To register or get more information about the service, contact your service provider.   On the Settings screen, tap Connections and tap the NFC and payment switch to activate it.   Touch the NFC antenna area on the back of your device to the NFC card reader. To set the default payment app, open the Settings screen and tap Connections → NFC and payment →Tap and pay → PAYMENT, and then select an app. The payment services list may not include all available payment apps. Sending data with the NFC feature Allow data exchange when your device’s NFC antenna touches the other device’s NFC antenna.   On the Settings screen, tap Connections → NFC and payment and tap the switch to activate it.   Tap the Android Beam switch to activate it.   Select an item and touch the other device’s NFC antenna to your device’s NFC antenna.   When Touch to beam. appears on the screen, tap your device’s screen to send the item. If both devices try to send data simultaneously, the file transfer may fail. Mobile Hotspot and Tethering Use the device as a mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices when the network connection is not available. Connections can be made via Wi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Mobile Hotspot and Tethering. You may incur additional charges when using this feature. • Mobile Hotspot: Use the mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers or other devices. • Bluetooth tethering: Use Bluetooth tethering to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers or other devices via Bluetooth. • USB tethering: Use USB tethering to share the device’s mobile data connection with a computer via USB. When connected to a computer, the device is used as a wireless modem for the computer. Using the mobile hotspot Use your device as a mobile hotspot to share your device’s mobile data connection with other devices.   On the Settings screen, tap Connections →Mobile Hotspot and Tethering → Mobile Hotspot.   Tap the switch to activate it. The  icon appears on the status bar. Other devices can find your device in the Wi-Finetworks list. To set a password for the mobile hotspot, tap → Configure Mobile Hotspot and select the level of security. Then, enter a password and tap SAVE.   On the other device’s screen, search for and select your device from the Wi-Fi networks list.   On the connected device, use the device’s mobile data connection to access the Internet. SIM card manager (dual SIM models) Activate your SIM or USIM cards and customise the SIM card settings. Refer to Using dual SIM or USIM cards (dual SIM models) for more information. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → SIM card manager. • Calls: Select a SIM or USIM card for voice calls. • Text messages: Select a SIM or USIM card for messaging. • Mobile data: Select a SIM or USIM card for data services. • Confirm SIM card for calls: Set the device to display the SIM or USIM card selection pop-up window when returning a call or calling from a message. The pop-up window will appear only if the SIM or USIM card used for the previous call or message is different from your preferred SIM or USIM card. • Dual SIM always on: Set the device to allow incoming calls from the other SIM or USIM card during a call. When this feature is enabled, you may incur additional charges for call forwarding depending on the region or service provider.