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Samsung Galaxy A3

Samsung Galaxy A3

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Guide to phone keys and sockets

The list below shows you what the different keys and sockets on your phone are used for.

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Several functions are associated with On/Off:

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Press On/Off to turn your phone on or off.

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Press On/Off to turn on the screen lock.

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Press and hold On/Off to access silent mode and flight mode.

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Press the Return key to exit an active menu item or hide the keypad.

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Press the application key to view a list of the most recently used menu items and applications.

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Several functions are associated with the Home key:

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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Press and hold the Home key to search the internet.

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Several functions are associated with the Volume key:

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Press the upper or lower part of the Volume key to adjust the ring volume.

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Press the upper or lower part of the Volume key during a call to adjust the volume.

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Press the upper or lower part of the Volume key to silence the incoming call alert.

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Connect the charger or data cable to the socket and to a wall socket or your computer's USB port.

Step 15 of 17

Connect the headset to the headset socket.

Step 16 of 17

Point the camera lens at the back of your phone at the required object to take a picture or record a video clip.

Step 17 of 17

Point the camera lens at the front of your phone at the required object to take a picture or record a video clip.

1. On/Off

Several functions are associated with On/Off:
Press On/Off to turn your phone on or off.
Press On/Off to turn on the screen lock.
Press and hold On/Off to access silent mode and flight mode.

2. The Return key

Press the Return key to exit an active menu item or hide the keypad.

3. The Application key

Press the application key to view a list of the most recently used menu items and applications.

4. The Home key

Several functions are associated with the Home key:
Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
Press and hold the Home key to search the internet.

5. The Volume key

Several functions are associated with the Volume key:
Press the upper or lower part of the Volume key to adjust the ring volume.
Press the upper or lower part of the Volume key during a call to adjust the volume.
Press the upper or lower part of the Volume key to silence the incoming call alert.

6. Socket

Connect the charger or data cable to the socket and to a wall socket or your computer's USB port.

7. Headset socket

Connect the headset to the headset socket.

8. Camera lens at the back of your phone

Point the camera lens at the back of your phone at the required object to take a picture or record a video clip.

9. Camera lens at the front of your phone

Point the camera lens at the front of your phone at the required object to take a picture or record a video clip.

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