What are the different buttons and other physical features of my TracFone Samsung Galaxy S® Showcase™?

See the physical features of your mobile device from each view below.

  • Front View of Your Phone

    • Light Sensor: Use the ambient light level to adjust the screen brightness/contrast. In dim light conditions, the device increases screen brightness to compensate.
    • Proximity Sensor: Detects how close an object is to the screen. While talking on the device, the keypad will lock to prevent accidental key presses.
    • Earpiece and Sub-microphone: Listen to callers. In Speakerphone mode, captures your voice. While recording video, captures audio.
    • Indicator Icons: Show the information needed to operate your phone, such as the received signal strength, phone battery level, time, unread emails, missed calls, time, date, etc.
    • Widget: Widgets can be added for various functions. Widgets provide quick access to information without opening an application first.
    • Application Icons: Shortcuts to your favorite applications on the Home screen.
    • Search Key: Access to Google™ Search, where you can search for items on the internet.
    • Back Key: Step backward when navigating a menu or web page.
    • Microphone: Use during calls to allow callers to hear your voice. Can also use for recording.
    • Home Key: Return to the main Home screen from any Home screen or menu. Press and hold to display your recently used applications and a shortcut to the Task Manager.
    • Menu Key: Access to sub-menus with additional options for different features and applications, such as Home screen, Phone, Contacts, Messaging, and Web.
    • Primary Shortcuts: Quick access to important features such as Phone, Contacts, Messaging, and Applications.
  • Side View of Your Phone

    • Volume Keys: Adjust the ringer volume while in standby mode or adjust the voice volume during a call. When receiving an incoming call, briefly press down either volume key to mute the ring tone.
    • Power/Lock Key: Power your device on and off. Also allows you to lock or unlock the touchscreen.
  • Rear View of Your Phone

    • 3.5mm Headset Jack: Plug in an optional headset.
    • USB Power/Accessory Port: Connect a Travel Charger or other optional accessories, such as a USB data cable, or a headset for hands-free conversations.
    • External Speaker: Plays ringtones, call audio when in Speakerphone mode, music, and other sounds.
    • Camera Flash: Used to provide adequate light when taking pictures in dark places.
    • Camera Lens: Used to take pictures and record videos.

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