Select Your Device
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (8.0)
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Verizon Ellipsis™ Jetpack®
Galaxy Tab E (8.0)
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Galaxy J7 / J7 V
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Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 5510L
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Apple® iPad® 2
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Cadence by Kyocera
LG K20™ V
DROID TURBO 2
Moto Z Force Droid Edition
Apple Watch® Series 3
Verizon Wireless Home Phone
Samsung 3G Network Extender
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Samsung Galaxy J3 Eclipse
Google Pixel 2 XL
Jetpack® MiFi® 7730L
Pixel™, Phone by Google
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot - AC791L
Samsung Galaxy S8+
LG Exalt® LTE
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GizmoGadget™ by LG
moto g6
Google Pixel 2
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Motorola moto z2 force edition
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G7 ThinQ
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DROID MAXX by MOTOROLA
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)
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Droid Turbo by Motorola
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Verizon 4G LTE Broadband Router
V20™
KYOCERA DuraXVLTE
Microsoft Lumia 735
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot 890L
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Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 4510L
Verizon LTE Internet and Home Phone
Pixel™ XL, Phone by Google
ASUS ZenFone™ V
Moto Z Droid Edition
Stylo™ 2 V
Verizon MiFi® 4G LTE Global USB Modem U620L
Apple® iPhone® 4
Pantech 4G LTE Global USB Modem UML290
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime™
LG G4™
Droid Turbo in Ballistic Nylon
Hum+ by Verizon
DuraForce PRO with Sapphire Shield
Samsung Galaxy J1™ Prepaid
Samsung Convoy® 4
ZTE Blade™ Vantage Prepaid
Microsoft Surface 3
DuraXV
Verizon Wear24™
GizmoPal™
LG K8 V
LG Cosmos™ 3
ZTE Cymbal® LTE
Motorola moto e4 plus™
PRIV™ by BlackBerry®
Ellipsis® Jetpack® MHS800L
Apple® iPhone® 4s
GizmoPal® 2 by LG
Samsung Galaxy Note® 3
Galaxy J3 Mission
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 4620L
LG G3
Verizon Verizon SmartHub with Voice
LG Optimus Zone™ 3
ZenFone™ V Live
Samsung Gear S3 frontier
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge +
DROID MAXX 2
Verizon Wireless Home Phone T2000
Motorola moto e5 play
BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930 smartphone
LG V30®
Verizon 4G LTE USB Modem 551L
Verizon Global USB Modem USB730L
Samsung Galaxy S® III
Verizon Ellipsis® 10
Samsung 4G LTE Network Extender 2
Galaxy J7 V (2nd Gen.)
Toyota Connected Car
Moto G Play
Kyocera DuraXV+
LG V10™
LTE Internet (Installed)
LG Exalt™
Apple® iPad® (6th Generation) 9.7-inch
Galaxy Tab E
Sonim XP5
ZenPad™ Z10
Samsung Convoy™ 3
Samsung Galaxy S® 6 edge
ZenPad™ Z8
DROID MINI by MOTOROLA
Galaxy J3 V (3rd Gen.)
Moto X™ by Motorola
DROID RAZR M by MOTOROLA
BlackBerry Classic
moto g6 play
ASUS ZenPad™ Z8s
LG Extravert™ 2
Apple® iPad® (9.7-inch)
Brigadier™ by Kyocera
Samsung Galaxy J3 (3rd Gen.)
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 4620LE
Casio G'zOne Ravine® 2
Casio G'zOne Commando®
Verizon 4G LTE USB Modem UML295
Sony Xperia® Z3v
Samsung Convoy™ 2
LG ZONE® 4
Ellipsis™ Jetpack® MHS815L
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MHS291L
Samsung Intensity™ II
HTC One® (M8)
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2nd Gen.)
LG K4™ LTE
Samsung Gusto® 2
BlackBerry® Q10 smartphone
HTC 10™
Samsung Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH-LC11
LG Revere®
Humx
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
LG G2
LG G Vista
Apple® iPad Pro® (12.9-inch)
Casio G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE
Apple® iPad Pro® (10.5-inch)
Apple® iPad Air® 2
LG G Pad 8.3 LTE
Verizon MiFi™ 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot - OTA
Apple® iPad mini™ with Retina display
Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
ASUS ZenFone™ AR
Gear S2
Gear S®
Samsung Galaxy S® 4 mini
Samsung Brightside™
Arlo Go
Verizon GizmoTab™
DROID ULTRA by MOTOROLA
Samsung Convoy™
BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone
Samsung Galaxy Note® II
DROID RAZR by MOTOROLA
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Casio G'zOne Ravine®
Samsung Galaxy Tab®
HTC Desire® 530
Verizon Wireless USB760 Modem
HTC One M9
BlackBerry® Z30 smartphone
LG Octane™
BlackBerry® Bold 9650 smartphone
Apple® iPad Pro®
Verizon MiFi™2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (7.0)
LG Accolade™
Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1
Nokia Lumia 928
HTC One®
Apple® iPad® with Wi-Fi + 4G
Samsung Haven™
Moto X™ (2nd Gen.)
LG Cosmos™ 2
HP Elite x2 1012
HTC Desire® 526
LG Revere® 2
Samsung Intensity™ III
Samsung Gusto®
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
HTC Desire® 626
Apple® iPad mini® 4
Apple® iPad®
Apple® iPad Pro® (9.7-inch)
DROID RAZR MAXX HD by MOTOROLA
Apple® iPad Air®
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)
LG VX8300
Galaxy Note® Edge
Samsung Knack™
Yealink One TalkSM IP DECT Phone Bundle
LG enV®3
LG 4G LTE USB Modem VL600
LG Terra™
Samsung Galaxy Camera®
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)
Motorola MOTO™ W755
Nokia Lumia 822
LG Exalt™II
Spartan GoCam™
Apple® iPad mini™
LG G Pad™ X8.3
Samsung Gear S3 classic
G Pad™ 7.0 LTE
Delphi Connect with 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot
Pantech Hotshot™
Nexus 6
LG Cosmos™ Touch
Ellipsis® Kids
Casio G'zOne Boulder®
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (8.0)
Motorola Barrage™
Sony Xperia® Z2
Samsung Galaxy S® III mini
Samsung Smooth™
LG enV®2
Samsung Galaxy Tab® (10.1)
Apple® iPad® with Wi-Fi and MiFi® 2200 Hotspot
Verizon Ellipsis® 10 HD
LG Cosmos™
LG VX5500
HTC One® (M8) for Windows®
Verizon Fivespot™ Global Ready™ 3G Mobile Hotspot
LG Extravert™
Samsung Alias™ 2
Casio G'zOne Rock™
LG enV® TOUCH
Lexus Connected Car
Samsung Intensity™
Verizon Wireless UMW190 Global USB Modem
Nokia Lumia Icon
Watch Urbane™ 2nd Edition LTE
G Pad™ 10.1 LTE
Verizon Wireless UM175 USB Modem
Verizon Wireless G'zOne Type-S
LG VX5400
DROID RAZR HD by MOTOROLA
Lancet™ for Android®
Motorola XOOM™ 4G LTE
Pantech Jest™ 2
Lucid™3 by LG
Nokia Lumia 2520
Samsung Galaxy Stellar™
DROID RAZR MAXX by MOTOROLA
Motorola W385
Apple® iPad mini™ 3
Samsung SCH-u340
HTC Desire® 612
Samsung Galaxy Tab® S
Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1 2014 Edition
Verizon Wireless Escapade®
HTC One® remix
Enact™ by LG
Samsung Galaxy Note® Pro
Samsung SCH-u430
HP Spectre x2
Samsung Gear S2 classic
LG VX8360
Samsung Galaxy™ Stratosphere™ II
Samsung SCH-a870
Google Nexus 7
Verizon Wireless PC770 2-in-1 Card and ExpressCard®
DROID 4 by MOTOROLA
Lucid™ by LG
Lancet™
Hydro ELITE by KYOCERA
Motorola MOTO™ VU204
Motorola Adventure™ V750
LG VX8350
Samsung SCH-u410
Samsung Reality™
Lucid™2 by LG
LG VX5300
Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
Verizon Wireless Coupe™
Motorola V325i
Apple® iPad® with Retina display
LG VX5200
Motorola V325
Samsung SCH-u540
LG VX3300
Verizon Wireless CDM8975
LG VX3200
Motorola W315
LG Clout™
Samsung SCH-a650
Motorola V325xi
Luge™ by Motorola Prepaid
Motorola Entice™
Samsung SCH-a630
moto z3
Apple Watch Series 4
Apple® iPhone® XS Max
Yealink One TalkSM CP920 IP Conference Phone
Apple® iPhone® XS
Motorola RAZR V3m in Gray
Samsung Galaxy Note9

Accessories

Accessories FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about accessories from Verizon Wireless.

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Total Equipment Coverage, Wireless Phone Protection and Extended Warranty
[General Information]
Learn which device insurance program is right for you. Get coverage for a device that is lost, stolen, damaged or get an extended warranty to cover defects.
How to Replace a Lost, Stolen or Broken Device
[General Information]
Learn how to file an insurance claim. See options for replacing your phone or tablet if it's lost, stolen, broken, defective or otherwise needs replacement.
Activate, Switch or Bring Your Own Device FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn how to set up a new or old device on an existing line of your account online through My Verizon.
Device Return Instructions
[General Information]
Easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for returning a device to Verizon Wireless.
Bring Your Own Device to Your Account
[General Information]
Learn how to use My Verizon to bring your own device (BYOD) to a new or existing line on your account.
Transfer Contacts and Other Content Between Devices with this Interactive Guide
[Online Tool]
Use our online tool to guide you step by step to back up and transfer content. Choose the best method from Verizon Cloud, the Content Transfer app or USBcomputer.
Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Learn how to set up your new smartphone with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new phone with this list of practical tips.
Verizon Cloud - How to Use Guide
[How to Use Guide]
Get step-by-step instructions for how to sign up for and use Verizon Cloud online. Upload and back up your contacts, pictures, videos, music, documents and more.
Activating Your New or Certified Pre-owned Verizon Wireless Smartphone
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to activate and set up your new Apple® iPhone® or Android® smartphone with Verizon Wireless.
How to Activate Your Device
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to activate a new device, or switch between devices, on your existing My Verizon account.
Length: 3:07
What is Verizon Cloud?
[Video]
Watch this video to learn about the features of Verizon Cloud - like content transfer, media storage, photo printing and more.
Length: 2:12
Swap Phone Numbers between Devices on Your Account
[General Information]
Learn how to swap numbers quickly between two devices on your account using My Verizon. Get instructions on how to order a new sim card.
How to Swap Phones on Your Account
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to switch your device with another person on your account.
Length: 1:54
Getting Started with Your New Smartphone
[Video]
Are you upgrading to a new smartphone? This video shows the steps to transition from your old phone to your new one.
Length: 2:00
Activate New Device - Existing Verizon Customer
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to activate your new device.
Set Up Device - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Back Up & Transfer Content

Transfer Contacts & Other Content Between Devices
[General Information]
Find the best way to transfer your pictures, videos, contacts and other content from one device to another. See step-by-step instructions for devices by operating system.
Use the Content Transfer App to Move Content Between Devices
[Video]
With the Content Transfer app, it's easy to transfer your contacts and other content from your old phone to your new phone. Find out how.
Length: 2:58
Access Content Transfer App - Android® Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to download and install the Content Transfer app to your Android Smartphone.
Download and Install Content Transfer App - Android® Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to download and install the Content Transfer app on an Android smartphone.
S Beam™ On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Export / Import / Synchronize Contacts - Comma Separated Values (.csv) File or Vcard
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to export contacts to or import contacts from a .csv file or Vcard.
Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch™ Mobile App
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to transfer content from your old device to your current Samsung phone.
Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Yahoo! Mail
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to export your contacts to a CSV file using Yahoo Mail.
Transfer Data via Android Beam - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To wirelessly transfer data from your Galaxy S 5 to another NFC-capable device, view this.
Media Share - Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Transfer Content - Apple® iPhone® to Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to transfer content (e.g., contacts, photos, videos, etc.) from your iPhone to a new device.
Transfer Content - Content Transfer App - Android® Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to use the Content Transfer app on your Android smartphone to transfer content between devices

Basics

Remove Connected Device (E911) - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to remove a device from your Connected Devices list via the My Verizon website.
Determining Verizon Wireless Service Availability - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to determine if your location has Verizon Wireless service available.
Check Verizon Wireless Coverage - International
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're planning a trip here's how to check for coverage around the world.
Update Connected Device Emergency Address (E911) - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to update the e911 address, used by emergency personnel, on your device.
Dust and Water Resistance - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's some info on how dust and water resistant your Galaxy S5 device is.
View Signal Strength - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view signal strength on the Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Getting to Know Your Phone
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive map of the Home screen and buttons on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Turning the Phone On and Off
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to power on and shut down your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Battery & Power

Power & Charging Issues - Non-Removable Battery Devices
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're having issues with your non-removable battery charging or not holding a charge, view this info.
Battery Issues - Battery Usage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This outlines potential causes of battery issues (device not charging/holding a charge, short battery life).
Remove Battery - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Power & Charging Issues - Removable Battery Devices
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're having issues with your removable battery charging or not holding a charge, here are some helpful tips.
Battery Troubleshooting Basics
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to extend battery life and troubleshoot battery issues on your phone.
Wireless Charging FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about wireless charging with your mobile device.
Soft Reset - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Battery Optimization On / Off - Android® 6.0 and higher (Samsung)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery optimization helps conserve battery power on your Samsung device and is turned on by default.
Battery Conservation Tips and Tricks for Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Do you want your battery to last longer between charging? This video shows you how to change power settings to extend the battery life on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Length: 4:18
Extend Battery Life - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's some tips on how to extend the battery life of your Galaxy S5.
Power Saving Mode on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Learn how to use the Ultra Power Saving Mode to extend your battery life on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Length: 1:18
Insert Battery - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to insert the battery for your Galaxy S 5.
Power Saver Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Overview - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Battery Status - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to see charging status, remaining battery life and which apps or processes use your battery.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Using Ultra Power Saving Mode
[Interactive Simulation]
See how to switch to Ultra Power Saving mode to help lengthen the battery life of your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn more about Bluetooth wireless networking, and how to use it on your Verizon Wireless devices.
Audible Tones (Beeping) Can Be Heard On a Bluetooth® Headset
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's some support info for beeping or audible tones while using Bluetooth headsets.
Connect your Vehicle to Bluetooth®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Bluetooth® Help Guide
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's info on pairing Bluetooth with your vehicle and some FAQs.
Setting Up Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Learn to connect your Samsung Galaxy S 5 to a Wi-Fi network and pair with a device through Bluetooth in this video.
Length: 2:11
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Pairing with a Bluetooth® Device
[Interactive Simulation]
See how to pair your Samsung Galaxy S 5 with your Bluetooth device.

Calendar

Calling & Dialing

HD Voice for Android FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn how to get HD voice, featuring call audio that sounds like you’re face-to-face, 6-way conference calls and simultaneous calling and data use, all on Verizon’s 4G LTE network.
Wi-Fi Calling FAQs
[FAQs]
Make and receive calls over a Wi-Fi network if cellular service isn't available. Enjoy free calls to any number in the US even while traveling internationally.
Remove a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to remove a temporary call or message block via the My Verizon website.
Add a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to temporarily block unwanted calls and messages via the My Verizon website.
Verizon Messages - HD Video Calling
[Video]
The Verizon Messages offers HD voice and video calling on your tablet through the app. Watch this video to learn how to set up HD calling and make calls.
Length: 1:46
Place an International Call
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's info on rates and dialing instructions for international calling from inside or outside the US.
Alaska Service FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about Verizon Wireless services offered in Alaska, including plans, what devices are available and upcoming enhancements.
DTMF - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Call History - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view or clear the call history on your Galaxy S5.
Ensure The 10-Digit Mobile Number Or Email Address is Being Entered Correctly
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This may help if you're having trouble sending a picture/text message. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Add Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To add a free temporary block to stop unwanted calls and messages, view this info.
Call Waiting - Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Making Calls on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Connect with friends and family through calls and messages using your Samsung Galaxy S 5. Watch this video to see an overview of the features in the Phone app like speaker, Bluetooth®, recent history and contacts.
Length: 1:24
Add a Speed Dial - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restriction Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Auto Reject or Ignore Call - Android
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Airplane Mode - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Call a Number - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Activate Wi-Fi Calling - Samsung
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to activate the Wi-Fi Calling feature on your Samsung smartphone.
Redial - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove a Speed Dial - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Calling a Contact
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide on how to call a contact using your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Calling a New Number
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to use your Samsung Galaxy S 5 to call a new number.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Ignoring a Call and Replying with a Text
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for ignoring a call and sending a text message to the caller with your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Returning to a Call
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide on how to return to a call after multitasking, like browsing the internet, on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Switching Between Calls
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to switch between two phone calls on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Teaching Kids How to Call 911
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to teach kids to call 911 on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Using Hands-Free Calling
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to use your voice to place a call with your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Viewing a Missed Call and Adding It as a Contact
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to view a missed call and add it as a new contact on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Camera, Photos & Videos

Ensure Picture / Video Message does not Exceed File Size Limit
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're having issues sending/receiving pictures and videos, this may help.
How to Use the Advanced Camera Features on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Explore fun camera settings on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Length: 2:59
Google™ Photos
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Camera/Camcorder Overview for Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Learn the basics of taking, sharing and storing photos on your Samsung Galaxy S 5. Watch this video to see step by step instructions to get you started with using the camera and camcorder.
Length: 2:03
Common Camera Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's info on common camera settings (e.g., flash, timer, etc.) for your Galaxy S 5.
Camera Settings Support
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Accessing the Camera from the Lock Screen
[Interactive Simulation]
See how to quickly access the Camera app on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Capturing and Viewing Screenshots
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to take a picture of the screen and view it on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Changing the File Size of Pictures
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to adjust the picture settings for easy sharing in emails, social network posts and more on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Recording a Video
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to record a video using your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Sharing Photos
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for sharing photos by email, social networks and more using your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Taking a Picture
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to take a photo using your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Taking a Picture While Recording a Video
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to take a picture while recording a video on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Taking a Selfie
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide on how to take a selfie with your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Turning the Flash On and Off
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for how to take a picture with the flash on using your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Zooming In and Out
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to zoom in and out when taking photos on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Computer/PC Connectivity

Create a Paired Connection - Windows® 7
[Device-Specific Instructions]
USB Debugging Mode - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your computer/PC doesn't recognize your wireless device/USB when it's inserted/connected, this may help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Contacts

Transfer Contacts and Other Content Between Devices with this Interactive Guide
[Online Tool]
Use our online tool to guide you step by step to back up and transfer content. Choose the best method from Verizon Cloud, the Content Transfer app or USBcomputer.
Back Up Contacts - Verizon Cloud - Android® Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to back up your contacts with Verizon Cloud on your Android device.
Managing Contacts Using My Verizon
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to manage your contacts using My Cloud Media & Contacts in your My Verizon account. See how to remove, restore and sync your contacts.
Length: 2:21
Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Your Android Device
[Video]
Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts on your Android device.
Length: 3:21
Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Google
[Video]
Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts by using your Google account.
Length: 2:45
Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps import contacts/numbers to Gmail from a saved file (.csv). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Check for Duplicate Contacts Stored in Multiple Accounts - Android® Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to resolve duplicate contacts if you are using multiple backup options on your device.
Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard File - Gmail
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to export contacts from your Gmail account to a CSV file.
Delete a Contact - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Import / Export Contacts from Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard Files - Macintosh Contacts
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's steps on how to import and export contacts to your Macintosh computer.
Choose Contacts to Display on Device
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to see where your contacts are displayed or if your phone is displaying duplicate contacts.
Import Contact / Address Book Info to a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Microsoft® Outlook
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to import your contacts into Microsoft Outlook using a CSV file.
Add a Contact - Push To Talk Plus
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to add a contact using Push to Talk Plus.
Caller ID Image - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Import Contacts - Android® - Gmail
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Edit a Contact - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Contact - Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adding a Contact
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to add a new contact to your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adding and Removing Contacts from Favorites
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to add or delete contacts from your Favorites list on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Assigning a Picture to a Contact
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to add a picture to a contact on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Assigning a Ringtone to a Contact
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to assign a ringtone to a contact, so you know who's calling your Samsung Galaxy S 5 without looking at it.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Creating a Group and Adding Contacts to It
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for how to create a group of contacts on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Sharing a Contact's Information
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to share the information for one of your contacts with someone else using your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
View Contact Sync Source - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To view where a phonebook contact was imported from, see this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.

Data

Bonus Data FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the options to add bonus data to your devices on the new Verizon Plan.
Data Usage FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about how your devices use data and what tools are available to monitor your data allowance. See how to view current and historical data usage and set up data alert messages.
PopData FAQs - Purchase 30- or 60-minute 4G LTE Data Sessions
[FAQs]
PopData is an all-you-can-stream data connection that's faster and more secure than most public Wi-Fi hotspots. Available in 30 and 60-minute sessions.
Data Utilization FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about a free online tool that helps you understand how the devices on your account are using data. Access it through My Verizon and My Verizon Mobile.
Data Gifting FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the data gifting program where you can give extra data to others as a gift, and receive it too.
Set up Verizon Prepaid Service - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to activate prepaid service on an Android device.
Turn Facebook® Video Auto Play On / Off
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to turn automatic video play for Facebook on or off.
Turn Data On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Manage Data Usage - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to change the data usage cycle, view data usage and set data warnings and/or limits on your device.
Data Roaming - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't connect to the Internet / have no network connection or can't send/receive email/text/pics/videos, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Conserve Data Usage - Google+
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Date & Time

Auto Date and Time - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you want your smartphone to automatically populate the date and time based on your location, view this info.

Device ID & Info

Damaged Device Fee FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's charged if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement and your returned device has been misused.
Check for Water Damage - Samsung
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to help determine if your Samsung device has liquid damage.
View Device Info - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you need the Device ID for a lost or stolen phone for an insurance claim or police report, this info can help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Identifying Device Damage - How to Use Guide
[How to Use Guide]
Get detailed guidelines on what type of damage or misuse excludes you from obtaining a warranty replacement for your broken device.
Locating ESN or MEID Numbers on Handsets
[General Information]
How to locate the ESN or MEID number on handsets.
View MAC Address - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to help determine if your device has damage.
View Phone Info - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Phone Number - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Settings

Account Sync Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
DTMF - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Adjust Display Settings - Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Up Kids Mode - Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Screen Rotation On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If the screen/display on your device doesn't flip or rotate, this shows how to fix it. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to turn on TalkBack settings for your Android device.
Configure Company Name ID
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Air View - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Up Printing - Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Adjust Font Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Touch Screen Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to adjust the touch screen sensitivity for your Galaxy S 5.
Quick Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Airplane Mode - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Acccessing Settings
[Interactive Simulation]
Explore how to access settings on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 to change alert sounds, turn off GPS and more.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adjusting the Screen Timeout
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for saving battery life on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 by adjusting the screen timeout.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Changing the Ringtone
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to change the ringtone on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Configuring Location Settings
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to manage location settings on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Managing Data Usage
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to manage data usage on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Setting to Silent
[Interactive Simulation]
Explore ways to mute your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Turning Airplane Mode On and Off
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide for setting your Samsung Galaxy S 5 to Airplane mode.
Turn Screen Inversion On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If the color scheme on your Galaxy S 5 is reversed, view this.

Email/Gmail

Unlock a Gmail™ Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to unlock your Gmail Account if you don't know your username or password.
Account Sync Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Setting Up Personal and Work Email on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Set up your personal and corporate email quickly and efficiently on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 from Verizon Wireless. Watch this video to learn how.
Length: 3:10
Create Gmail Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Update the Gmail Password - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Recover Gmail™ Sign-in Information
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to reset your Google/GMail account if you are having problems.
Remove Gmail™ Account - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Removing then re-adding a Gmail account often fixes login / not receiving email issues. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Internet Spam Blocking - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To permanently block text message spam sent from email addresses, email domains and/or text nicknames, view this.
Standard Email Messaging Ports
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps import contacts/numbers to Gmail from a saved file (.csv). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard File - Gmail
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to export contacts from your Gmail account to a CSV file.
Delete Gmail™ Messages - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Gmail™ Messages - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view a Gmail message on your device.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Windows®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to allow your email to be accessed from multiple computers or mobile devices.
Gmail™ Notifications - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to manage your Gmail notification settings.
Gmail™ Sync - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Compose and Send Gmail™ Message - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to compose and send a Gmail message.
Reply to a Gmail™ Message - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to reply to a Gmail message.
Gmail™ Auto Signature - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to add, edit or remove a signature for your Gmail messages.
Remove Corporate Email Account (Exchange ActiveSync®) - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Removing then re-adding a corporate email account (Exchange ActiveSync) often fixes login / not receiving email issues. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
View Email Messages - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Gmail™ Account Address / Username - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view your Gmail email address and username.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Macintosh®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Delete Email Messages - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Forwarding an Email
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to forward an email on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Including an Email Attachment
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to attach a file, like a document or photo, to an email with your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Replying to an Email
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to reply to an email on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Sending an Email
[Interactive Simulation]
A step-by-step visual guide for sending an email from your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Setting Up Corporate Email
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to access your work email on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Setting Up Personal Email
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to access your existing email account on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Switching Between Email Accounts
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to access different email accounts on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Troubleshooting Personal and Corporate Email
[Video]
Learn to fix your personal and corporate email with just a few simple steps.
Length: 3:21

Find My Phone

How to Find Your Phone
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to locate a lost or stolen device. Find instructions for using a recovery method for your Android, Apple, Windows, Blackberry or Basic phone.
Turn Find My Device On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's info on how to remotely locate, lock, ring or erase your Android device.
Remotely Lock Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to remotely locate and lock your device.
Remotely Erase Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's info on how to remotely locate and erase your Android device.
Remotely Ring Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to cause your Android device to remotely ring so you can locate it.
Remotely Locate Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's info on how to locate your Android device remotely.

Gestures & Motions

Gestures - Google Maps™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Motions and Gestures - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Google Backup & restore

GPS & Location Based Services

Find My Mobile - Samsung
[Device-Specific Instructions]
E911 Compliance FAQs
[FAQs]
Review information about calling 911 from your mobile phone.
Find Driving Directions - Google™ Maps
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Wireless Location Based Services FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about location based services.
Find Current Location - Google Maps™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Download an Offline Map (Google Maps™)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't get online or want to avoid global data charges while traveling, here's how to download a map.
Improving GPS Performance
[Device-Specific Instructions]
GPS Location Settings - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view / change GPS location settings, which can affect battery life and location accuracy.
Add Layers - Google Maps™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Home Screen

Mode Change - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How to Customize Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Add apps and widgets to your home screen. Create folders and customize your wallpaper. Watch this video to learn how on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Length: 3:11
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adding Apps and Widgets to the Home Screen
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide on how to place widgets and apps on the Home screen of your Samsung Galaxy S 5 for quick access to them.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adding Folders to the Home Screen
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to add folders to the Home screen on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 to help organize your apps.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adding and Changing a Lock Screen Shortcut
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide on how to add a shortcut to the Lock screen of your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adding and Deleting a Home Screen
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for adding and deleting Home screens on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adjusting Apps and Widgets on the Home Screen
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to rearrange and resize widgets and apps on the Home screen of your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Changing the Default Home Screen
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to change the default Home screen of your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Removing Apps and Widgets from the Home Screen
[Interactive Simulation]
See how to remove apps and widgets from the Home screen of your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Using Shortcuts to Unlock the Screen
[Interactive Simulation]
Find out how to use shortcuts to unlock the screen of your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot FAQs
[FAQs]
Get an Internet connection by accessing your device's Wi Fi using Mobile Hotspot. Learn how to connect devices. Understand how your plan will be charged.
How to Turn On the Mobile Hotspot on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Share your mobile network connection with other devices when you use the Mobile Hotspot feature on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 from Verizon. See how to turn on Mobile Hotspot and change your network name in this video.
Length: 1:55
Mobile Hotspot Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to configure Mobile Hotspot settings (e.g., password, allowed devices, etc.).

Internet & Web Browser

View Browser History - Android
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Data On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Allow / Block Browser Cookies - Chrome™ Browser - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't browse the internet or view website images via the Chrome browser on your device, view this info.
Save Pictures from Browser - Chrome™ Browser - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to save a photo on your Android Chrome Browser.
How to Browse the Web and Bookmark Pages on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Browse the web on the go with Google Chrome™ on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 from Verizon. This video shows you how to o open additional web pages and add a bookmark. Learn about settings, such as clearing your browser history and changing the size of the text for more comfortable reading.
Length: 3:21
Disable Work Offline - Internet Browser
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to check if you're offline if you can't connect to the internet via computer with Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox.
Turn JavaScript On / Off - Chrome™ Browser - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't view web pages on your device, checking your JavaScript settings often helps.
Determining Internet Connection Speeds
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your connection speeds are slower than expected here's info on how you can test them.
Reboot the Router
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't connect to your Wi-Fi router, rebooting or restarting the may help.
Clear Temporary Internet Files - Chrome™ Browser - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're getting a 'page cannot be displayed' error or can't browse the internet, follow these steps.
Access Websites - Chrome™ Browser - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to access the Chrome browser on your Android device.
Safety Assistance - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Web Browser - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Bookmarking a Website
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to bookmark a website on your Samsung Galaxy S 5, so it's easy to find later.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Navigating to a Website
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to find a website using your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Searching the Web Using Your Voice
[Interactive Simulation]
Explore how to search the web using your voice with your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Using Web Browser Windows
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual walkthrough of opening, closing and switching between windows or tabs in the web browser of your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Keyboard

Turn Voice Input On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to use voice input instead of the keyboard on your Android device to type hands-free.

Language

Asian Language FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn the basics about using Asian languages on smartphones or tablets, including how to find a device that offers the language you want.
Language Selection - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Changing the Language
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to change the language settings on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Change Device Password - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How to change the method used to lock or unlock your Galaxy S 5.
Unlock Screen - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to unlock the screen on your Galaxy S 5.
Turn Off Screen Lock - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn SIM PIN On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restore Default Settings - Samsung
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Lock Screen and Security for Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Increase the security of your phone. This video shows how to set a pattern lock on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 from Verizon.
Length: 2:24
Set Up Screen Lock - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Setting Screen Security
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for setting screen security on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 to help protect your private information.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Unlocking the Screen
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to unlock the screen on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Smart Lock - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Memory/Storage

View Storage Meter / Upgrade Memory - Verizon Cloud - Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to increase or check your Verizon Cloud storage space via the Cloud website.
Remove SD Card - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Format SD Card via PC
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to format or erase your memory card using a computer.
Check Memory - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Insert SD Card - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Format SD Card - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Mobile Hotspot

Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Setting Up Mobile Hotspot
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide for setting up your Samsung Galaxy S 5 as a Mobile Hotspot, so you can share your data connection with other devices.

Music

Rename a Music Playlist - Google Play™ Music - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to rename a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.
Create Music Playlist - Google Play™ Music - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to create a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.
Play Music Files - Google Play™ Music - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to play music files via the Google Play Music app.
Add a Song to a Music Playlist - Google Play™ Music - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to add a song to a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.
Delete a Music Playlist - Google Play™ Music - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to delete a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.
Remove a Song from a Music Playlist - Google Play™ Music - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to remove a song from a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.
Apple Music Promotion FAQs
[FAQs]
Find out how to get the Apple Music promo, who's eligible for it, how to sign up, and how to use the Apple Music app.
Opt In - Apple Music - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Opt In - Apple Music - My Verizon app
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to add Apple Music from your My Verizon app.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Creating a Station
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to create a station on Milk Music™ with your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Listening to Music
[Interactive Simulation]
Explore how to listen to music using Milk Music™ on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Using Samsung Milk Music™ Dial
[Interactive Simulation]
See how to use the Milk Music dial on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Navigating & Multitasking

Multi window - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Using Multi Window on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Use two apps at the same time with Multi Window on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 from Verizon. In this video, learn how to let two apps share the same screen so you can easily perform two tasks, like checking movie times and emailing. See how to change the sizes of the windows and pair together two frequently...
Length: 2:37
Using the Toolbox on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Toolbox is a floating shortcut menu on your Home screens. Learn how to use this advanced feature on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 from Verizon.
Length: 2:09
Navigating Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Are you new to the Samsung Galaxy S 5? Watch this video to learn how to get around your phone including unlocking the phone, viewing the notifications panel, tips on apps and more.
Length: 3:07
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Multitasking Between Apps
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide on how to easily switch between and close apps that are running on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Navigating Multiple Home Screens
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for swiping between multiple Home screens on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Using the Notification Panel
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to access and clear the Notification Panel on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Near Field Communication (NFC)

S Beam™ On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Using NFC to Connect and Share on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Have you seen people tapping their phones together to share photos? With NFC, or Near Field Communications, on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 from Verizon, you can share playlists, videos, pictures, contacts and more. Check out this video where you'll find out exactly how to use this fun feature.
Length: 2:22
Turn NFC On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Transfer Data via Android Beam - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To wirelessly transfer data from your Galaxy S 5 to another NFC-capable device, view this.
Tap & Pay - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Operating System & Software

Samsung Galaxy S 5 Software Update
[Updates]
Discover the benefits of the most recent software update and view instructions to see how to download the software to your device.
Software Update - Software Upgrade Assistant (Samsung)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to update software on Samsung devices via PC or Mac if an Over-the-Air (OTA) update fails.
Android Operating System (OS) FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Android operating system, including what it is, how to find your current OS version, how to get an update and more.
View Software Version - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Repair Assistant - Software Upgrade Assistant (Samsung)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to repair Samsung software via the Software Upgrade Assistant if an over the air update failed.
Initial Setup - Software Upgrade Assistant (Samsung)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to install the Samsung Upgrade Assistant on your computer/PC or Mac.
Enable / Disable Auto Updates - Software Upgrade Assistant (Samsung)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to update software on Samsung devices via PC or Mac if an Over-the-Air (OTA) update fails.
Factory Data Reset (Powered On) - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
A factory data (hard) reset may help with: screen not working (blank or frozen screen), application issues (app crashing, app freezing, app running slow), keypad/touch screen not working, audio problems (can't hear, making noises), not being able to place or receive calls, device not syncing. Before performing...
Reset All Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restoring your device to default settings helps when the device crashes and resets itself or when apps freeze/hang or reset the device. Performing these steps resets all system settings (e.g., ringtones, sound settings, display settings, etc.) back to their default values. Personal data such as downloaded...
Factory Data Reset (Powered Off) - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your Galaxy S5 has a blank or frozen screen or calling, app, audio and syncing issues, view this.
Remove Ransomware From the Device - Android
[Device-Specific Instructions]

SIM Card

4G LTE SIM Card FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about 4G LTE SIM cards, which are necessary for using our 4G LTE network with your mobile device.
Locate the 4G SIM PIN / PUK - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're unable to make or receive calls or connect to the internet, this could help.
Remove SIM Card - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Inserting/Removing a SIM is helpful when receiving activation errors (SIM not detected/Not valid/failure/not recognized/misaligned), having trouble with the browser or have a blank/frozen screen on a 4G device. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit...
4G SIM Card Tips and Tricks
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View SIM Card Number - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Unblock SIM PIN - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If the SIM PIN for your Galaxy S 5 is blocked, here's how to unblock it.
Insert SIM Card - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Inserting/removing a SIM is helpful when receiving activation errors (SIM not detected/Not valid/failure/not recognized/misaligned), having trouble with the browser or have a blank/frozen screen on a 4G device. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit...
Turn SIM PIN On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Modify SIM PIN - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Find your 4G SIM PIN / PUK
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to find the SIM PIN and PUK numbers for your 4G LTE SIM card.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Inserting and Removing a Nano SIM Card
[Interactive Simulation]
Find out how to insert and remove a nano SIM card from your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Inserting and Removing a microSD Card
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to put and remove a microSD card into your Samsung Galaxy S 5 to add memory for photos, videos, music, documents and more.

Social Networking

Manage Facebook® Privacy
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adding a Facebook® Account
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to access your Facebook account on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Logging Out of Facebook®
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to log out of Facebook on your Samsung Galaxy S 5 to help protect your account.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Posting Facebook® Status Updates
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual walkthrough on how to update your Facebook status and post photos using your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Speakerphone - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Resolve Volume Issues
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Ringtones - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Volume Controls - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
When you aren't getting notifications or your device doesn't vibrate/ring when receiving calls/texts/emails, you might need to adjust volume controls.
Vibrate Mode - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Call Sound Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Off All Sounds - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Starter Mode

Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Accessing Easy Settings
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to access settings in Easy mode on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Accessing and Clearing the Notification Panel
[Interactive Simulation]
See how to access and clear the notification panel while in Easy mode on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adding and Removing Apps from Favorites
[Interactive Simulation]
Find out how to set up the Favorite Apps screen while in Easy mode on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Adding and Removing Contacts from Favorites
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to set up the Favorite Contacts screen in Easy mode on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Making a Phone Call
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to make a phone call in Easy mode on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Navigating Multiple Home Screens
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for navigating multiple Home screens in Easy mode on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Switching Back to Standard Mode
[Interactive Simulation]
See how to switch back to Standard mode from Easy mode on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Switching to Easy Mode
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to switch to Easy mode for simplified Home screens on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Create and Send a Text Message - My Verizon website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to send a text message from your computer/PC via your My Verizon account.
Messaging / Texting FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about sending and receiving texts, including how to block unwanted texts, restore deleted texts and troubleshoot issues.
Verizon Messages - Basic Use
[Video]
Learn about the basic use of Verizon Messages, a text messaging app that lets you easily send and receive messages, attach photos to texts or group message.
Length: 1:24
Text to Landline FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about sending a text message to a non-mobile phone, including how much it costs and how the recipient will get the message.
Send Picture/Video Message using Email
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Delete Messages - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Verizon Messages - On the Move
[Video]
With Verizon Messages, schedule a message to be sent at a later time or date and use driving mode to stay safe while you're on the road.
Length: 2:04
View Text Messages - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Verizon Messages - Getting Creative
[Video]
Add a personal touch to your messages with some of the easy tools in Verizon Messages. Customize pictures, and even send an eGift from one of over 30 merchants.
Length: 1:31
Ensure the 10-digit Mobile Number or Email Address is Entered Correctly for International Messages
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to troubleshoot sending an international text message.
Cancel Text Messaging Subscriptions
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Picture/Video Messaging Email Address
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Auto Receive Messages - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Print Text Messages - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Text Message Signature - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Learn how to set up your new smartphone with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new phone with this list of practical tips.
Access Menus with Long Press - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Capture a Screenshot - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Finding More Help
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to find videos and tutorials to learn more about using your Samsung Galaxy S 5.
Toolbox - Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

TTY Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to turn on TalkBack settings for your Android device.
Accessibility Settings - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to configure common accessibility settings for your Android smartphone or tablet.
Magnification Gestures / Touch Zoom - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to configure your magnification gestures on your Android smartphone or tablet.
Turn Assisted Dialing On / Off - Samsung Smartphones
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're getting an error message when placing calls, view this info.

Wallpapers/Theme

Set Wallpaper - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Changing the Wallpaper
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to change the background of the Home screen on your Samsung Galaxy S 5.

Wi-Fi & Network

Wi-Fi FAQs
[FAQs]
Use Wi-Fi to get a wireless connection to the Internet. Learn how to use Wi Fi to avoid data charges.
Auto Switch Between Wi-Fi & Mobile Data Networks - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To automatically switch from a weak or unstable Wi-Fi network to the Verizon Wireless cellular network to preserve a consistent data connection, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Setting Up Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on Your Samsung Galaxy S 5
[Video]
Learn to connect your Samsung Galaxy S 5 to a Wi-Fi network and pair with a device through Bluetooth in this video.
Length: 2:11
Add a Wi-Fi Network - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Network Mode Setting - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Access Wi-Fi Direct - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Activate Wi-Fi Calling - Samsung
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to activate the Wi-Fi Calling feature on your Samsung smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Simulator: Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to use your Samsung Galaxy S 5 to connect to a Wi-Fi network, so you can access the internet without using data.
Troubleshooting a Wi-Fi Connection
[Video]
Having issues with your Wi-Fi connection? Have no fear! Follow these simple steps to get your Wi-Fi connection up and running.
Length: 2:55
Turn Wi-Fi On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5
[Device-Specific Instructions]

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