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Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

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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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On/Off

Several functions are associated with On/Off:

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On/Off

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

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On/Off

Press On/Off to turn on the screen lock.

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On/Off

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

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The Return key

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

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The Application key

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

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The Application key

Press and hold the Application key to use two applications at the same time.

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The Home key

Several functions are associated with the Home key:

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The Home key

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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The Home key

Press and hold the Home key to search the internet.

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The Home key

Press the Home key twice in quick succession to turn on the phone camera.

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The Volume keys

Several functions are associated with the Volume keys:

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The Volume keys

Press the Top volume key or the Bottom volume key to adjust the ring volume.

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The Volume keys

Press the Top volume key or the Bottom volume key during a call to adjust the volume.

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The Volume keys

Press the Top volume key or the Bottom volume key to silence the incoming call alert.

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Socket

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

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Headset socket

Connect the headset to the headset socket.

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Heart rate sensor

Place the tip of your finger on the heart rate sensor to check your heart rate when using S Health.

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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.

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Camera lens at the front of your phone

Point the camera lens at the front of your phone at the required object during a video call.

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.
Press and hold the Application key to use two applications at the same time.

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.
Press the Home key twice in quick succession to turn on the phone camera.

5. The Volume keys

Several functions are associated with the Volume keys:
Press the Top volume key or the Bottom volume key to adjust the ring volume.
Press the Top volume key or the Bottom volume key during a call to adjust the volume.
Press the Top volume key or the Bottom 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. Heart rate sensor

Place the tip of your finger on the heart rate sensor to check your heart rate when using S Health.

9. 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.

10. Camera lens at the front of your phone

Point the camera lens at the front of your phone at the required object during a video call.

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