Samsung Captivate (SGH-i897) EP.2
Get the most out of your Captivate Galaxy S smart phone. Watch this service show for How-to tutorials, helpful user tips, and Captivate troubleshooting from the experts at SPSTV.
How to Sign In to Your Google Account - Captivate
Follow along with this video to learn how to sign in to your Google account on the Samsung Captivate (SGH-i897).
What are the different buttons and other physical features of my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Front View of Your Phone Front View External speaker: allows you to hear the caller. Home screen indicator: shows which Home screen is presently displayed. Application icons: you can place shortcuts to your favorite applications on the Home screen. Primary shortcuts: allows quick
What is the Notification Panel and how do I use it on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Can I read eBooks on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Opening eBooks Your mobile device comes preloaded with the Google Play™ Books eReader from Google™. Additional eBook readers are available from the Google Play™ Store.
Does my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate support haptic (vibration) feedback?
Haptic Feedback Your mobile device can be configured to provide you with haptic feedback, using the device’s vibrate function. Instead of sounding a tone when you touch the screen and input is accepted, the device will provide short pulses of vibration that you will feel, indicating that the
How do I create a Calendar event on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Create Calendar Event To create a calendar event on your mobile device, first open the Calendar and touch the date that you wish to add the event to. Touch Menu > Create at the bottom of the screen. Enter a title for the event, and adjust the date and time settings as needed. Select the
Can I change the Default Language that my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate uses?
Language Yes, your Galaxy S™ Captivate supports English, Spanish, French, Italian, Korean, and German. To change the language on your device, simply touch Applications > Settings > Locale and text > Select locale.
How do I delete a Calendar event on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Delete Calendar Event To delete a calendar event on your mobile device, first open the Calendar and touch the date that you wish to delete an event from. Select the event that you want to delete. From the event information screen, touch the Menu key and then touch Delete.
Can I Open Microsoft® Office files and/or Adobe® Acrobat® PDFs on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Quickoffice ® You can open Microsoft ® Office documents and Adobe ® Acrobat ® PDF files using the Quickoffice ® application that comes pre-installed on your mobile device. Quickoffice will automatically open when you attempt to view an Office document or PDF file. Quickoffice also allows you
Where can I find the International Mobile Equipment Identifier (IMEI) for my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
IMEI You can find your device International Mobile Equipment Identifier (IMEI) by touching Applications > Settings > About phone > Status. Scroll down to find your IMEI.
How do I access Voicemail on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Voicemail You can access your voicemail by touching Phone, located at the bottom of every Home screen, and then pressing and holding the number 1. Your voicemail should have been set up by your mobile service provider when the device was activated. If you are having issues accessing your
How do I manage Alarms on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Alarm To create a new alarm, touch Applications > Clock > Alarm tab > Create alarm. Set the options below to the desired settings. Time: Touch the or to set the new time for the event, at which time an alarm will sound. Alarm repeat: Use this option to set the repeating status for the
Can I change the Wallpaper that is shown on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Changing the Wallpaper Choose what you see on the Home screen (behind your shortcuts and widgets) while powering on/off the mobile device, and when in standby mode. Note: Using animated Live Wallpapers can deplete your battery faster than image wallpapers. From the Home screen, touch the
What are the Widgets on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate for?
Widgets A widget is a simple application extension that is often part of a larger application already installed on the device. Widgets come in all shapes and sizes, are customizable, and reside on any available Home screen for quick access. Widgets provide you with quick access to information
How do I Mount a microSD™ card in my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Mounting a microSD™ Card By default, your mobile device should mount the microSD card automatically. If it does not, you can manually mount the card by opening Settings > SD card and phone storage > Mount SD card. This will preprare the card for use as a storage location on your device.
How do I use the Airplane Mode setting on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Flight Mode Current FAA regulations require you to set your device to its Flight or “offline” mode. This feature turns off all of your device’s wireless transmitting features, like Wi-Fi ® , Bluetooth ® , and the connection to your wireless service provider. To quickly access and activate
What is the Voice Recorder application on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate for?
Voice Recorder Voice Recorder provides an easy way to remember where you parked your car at the airport, record reminders of things you need to do, or send a more personalized message to someone using your voice instead of text. The Voice Recorder allows you to record an audio file up to one
How do I reject an incoming call on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Reject Calls When receiving an incoming call on your mobile device, you have the option of rejecting the call and sending it to voicemail. You do this by touching and sliding the End icon to the left. Reject Call with Message Alternatively, you have the option of rejecting the call and
How do I set up speed dials on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Speed Dials To set up speed dials on your mobile device touch Phone, located at the bottom of every Home screen. Then touch the Menu key and touch Speed dial setting. Touch one of the available speed dial locations (2 - 9) in the list and select a contact from your contact list. To make a
What are the Location Settings (Positioning Methods) that are available on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
GPS and Location Settings The Location settings allow you to choose how your mobile device will determine the location of your phone. You can access location settings by touching Applications > Settings > Location and security. Use Wireless Networks Your device will utilize wireless network
What Accessibility options are available on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Accessibility Your Samsung mobile device comes with the ability to read aloud the names of the features that you are accessing. This allows those with visual impairments to use the phone with greater ease. To access these accessibility features, touch Applications > Settings > Accessibility.
How do I customize the Applications menu on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Customize the Applications Menu You can customize the look and feel of your device’s applications menu. Touch Applications to display the current applications. Touch the Menu key and touch View type. You can select from Alphabetical grid, Alphabetical list, or Customizable grid. If you
How do I insert the SIM Card into my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Insert SIM Card Your mobile device uses a SIM card to provide you with access to your carrier’s 4G LTE cellular network. Important! The SIM card information and its contacts can be easily damaged by scratching or bending, so be careful when handling, inserting, or removing the card. Keep all
How do I safely remove the microSD™ card on my Samsung Galaxy S™ Captivate?
Remove microSD™ Card To safely remove the microSD™ card on your mobile device, you must first unmount the microSD card. To unmount the microSD card, touch the Applications icon and scroll to and touch Settings. Then scroll to and touch SD card and phone storage. Your microSD card’s