Samsung Galaxy S7 Basic Settings

Samsung Galaxy S7 Basic Settings

The following topics provide an overview of items you can change using your phone’s Settings menus.
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From the Home screen, tap App > Settings to access your phone’s settings menu.
The table below outlines the top-level settings categories.

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Wi-Fi Calling uses Wi-Fi networks to help improve voice and data coverage. It sends and receives calls and text messages over a Wi-Fi network and may offer better coverage in buildings and areas of poor cellular reception.

Enable and set Wi-Fi options.
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Enable Bluetooth connections.

Use the Hotspot feature to share your phone’s data connection with other devices via Wi-Fi.

Airplane mode
Turn Airplane mode on or off.

Data usage
Check your phone’s data usage.

Mobile networks
View and configure your mobile network connections and settings.

NFC and payment
Enable Near-Field Communication (NFC) functions, including Tap and pay services.

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Set wireless and network functions, including selecting a default messaging app, printing services, and setting up a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
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Sounds and notifications
Set ringtone, operation tones, etc.

Set display features, font, brightness, etc.

Edge screen
Set options for the Edge screen.

Motions and gestures
Enable phone controls by using motions and gestures.

Manage applications, default apps, and system processes.

Set wallpaper for the Home and Lock screens.

Select visual themes for your phone.

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

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Privacy and safety
Configure privacy and safety features, including location method and emergency messaging.

Easy mode
Enable Easy mode for your phone, simplifying the layout and interface.

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

Set up accounts such as Samsung, Google, and more.

Backup and reset
Set up backup options for your phone, as well as resetting the phone to its factory defaults.

Language and input
Set up language and input methods for your phone.

Display the battery charge as a percentage on the status bar, view battery usage by application and system process, and configure power saving modes.

View total and available system memory.

Date and time
Set your phone’s date and time.

View tips and guidelines for using your phone.

Activate Samsung Galaxy S 7
Activate your device with the Sprint network.

System update
Update your system’s software, PRL, and Profile.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Basic Settings

That most descriptions in this guide are based on your phone's setup at the time of purchase. Unless otherwise noted, instructions begin from the phone's Home screen, which is displayed by pressing the Home key. Some operation descriptions may be simplified on Galaxy S 7