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Basic Settings

From home, tap Apps apps icon > Settings settings app icon to access your phone’s settings menu.

The table below outlines the top-level settings categories.

Category

Description

Connections

View and configure your connections settings, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and mobile network.

Wi-Fi calling

Enable and set Wi-Fi calling options.

Hotspot and Tethering

Use the Mobile Hotspot feature and tethering feature to share your phone’s data connection with other devices using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or USB connection.

Sounds and vibration

Configure ringtone and vibration settings.

Notifications

Select which apps can send you alerts, notifications, sounds, and vibrations.

Display

Set display features, font, brightness, etc.

Wallpapers and themes

Set wallpaper for the home and lock screens, and select visual themes for your phone.

Advanced features

Configure features for the S Pen, playing games, using the phone with one hand, screen capture gestures, and more.

Device maintenance

See an overview of the status of your device’s battery, storage, RAM, and device security.

Applications

Manage default apps, default apps, and system processes.

Lock screen and security

Set your phone’s lock screen options. Set security features such as device administrators, encryption, and trusted credentials.

Accounts

Set up and manage accounts, back up and sync your data, reset your phone, and transfer content from old devices.

Google

Configure your device’s Google settings.

Accessibility

Set accessibility options such as screen magnification, hearing aid compatibility, etc.

General management

Configure your phone’s language and input options, set the date and time, and report diagnostic information.

System Update

Update your system’s software, PRL, and Profile.

About device

View device status, legal information, and hardware information about your device.

Access Settings

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Settings settings app icon.

    screenshot of settings
  • The settings menu opens.
  1. Select categories and then select your settings options.
  • Settings are made and applied.

Tip: You can also access settings from the notification panel. Pull down the status bar and tap Settings settings icon.

Access Connection Settings

  • From home, tap Apps apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Connections connections settings icon.

The table below outlines your Connection settings.

Category

Description

Wi-Fi

Enable and set Wi-Fi options.

Bluetooth

Enable Bluetooth connections.

Data usage

Check your phone’s data usage.

Airplane mode

Turn Airplane mode on or off.

Mobile networks

View and configure your mobile network connections and settings.

Location

Enable one or more location services.

More connection settings

Set wireless and network functions, including scanning for nearby devices, using printing services, and setting up a Virtual Private Network (VPN).