What Are USB Settings And How Do I Use Them On My Samsung Reality™ (SCH-u370) Phone?

USB (Universal Serial Bus) is a type of plug-in connection that is used to connect devices, including some handsets, to desktop or laptop PC's. In a handset, USB is useful for quickly transferring files to and from phones, or for synchronizing information with a PC application. The SCH-U370 (Reality) handset has the capability to transfer files directly between a PC and a memory card (residing within the handset) with a compatible USB data cable using the mass storage feature or media sync with Windows Media Player. The minimum size limit for the microSD memory card is 32MB. This phone does support the use of a microSDHC 16GB capacity memory card.

    The plug-in microSD memory card and its contents can be easily damaged by scratches or bending. Use caution when inserting or removing the card and keep all memory cards out of reach of children.  

  • Use USB Mass Storage Feature
    1. Connect the USB data cable to both the PC and handset
    2. From the home screen, press Menu
    3. Press Settings & Tools
    4. Press Tools (2)
    5. Scroll down then press USB Mass Storage (0)
    6. The display will now show "Connected to the PC..." Calls Disabled"
    7. The PC will now show a new removable disk in Windows Explorer
    8. Select the desired action (such as Open folder to view/copy files) and click OK
    9. After copying selected files from the PC to the microSD card, inserted in the phone, touch DISCONNECT on the phone to restore phone service then touch Yes to confirm
  • Configure USB Setting for Media Sync Mode
    1. From the home screen, press Menu
    2. Press Settings & Tools
    3. Scroll down then press USB Mode (0)
    4. Press either Media Sync Mode or Ask On Plug from the following:
      • Media Sync Mode: When the USB data cable is connected, the device is ready to sync media like music, pictures, and videos from a PC to the microSD memory card inserted in the phone
      • Modem Mode: Allows the use of the Verizon Wireless Mobile Office kit to utilize the handset as a modem for a computer (This may require additional service activation available through Verizon Wireless)
      • Ask On Plug: The handset will prompt you to select the USB mode each time the USB data cable is connected to the phone and to the USB port of a computer

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