Menu tree: Samsung Galaxy Note II (Android 4.1.2)

Find the settings you need in the Samsung Galaxy Note II (T889) menu. For Android 4.3 settings, see Menu tree: Samsung Galaxy Note II (Android 4.3).

 

 

Table of contents

To return to the top of the document, press the Home key.

 

 

 

Note: [xxxxx] = Menu headings. You cannot tap these items.

 

From any Home Screen

Home screen (Touch and hold on any vacant area on a Home screen)

  • Set Wallpaper
    • Home screen
      • Gallery
      • Live wallpapers
      • Wallpapers
    • Lock screen
      • Gallery
      • Wallpapers
    • Home and lock screens
      • Gallery
      • Live wallpapers
      • Wallpapers

[Add to Home Screen]

  • Apps and widgets
    • Apps tab
      • [see below: Apps icon > Apps tab]
    • Widgets tab
      • [see below: Apps icon > Widgets tab]
    • Downloads tab
  • Folder
  • Page

 

Status bar (touch and drag down)

 

  • World clock application
  • Settings icon (see below: Menu key (tap) > Settings
  • Wi-Fi (on/off)
  • GPS (on/off)
  • Vibrate (on/off)
  • Screen rotation (on/off)
  • Multi-window (on/off)
  • Bluetooth (on/off)
  • Airplane mode (on/off) (*touch top of screen and drag left*)
  • Power saving (on/off) (*touch top of screen and drag left*)
  • Driving mode (on/off) (*touch top of screen and drag left*)
  • AllShare Cast (on/off) (*touch top of screen and drag left*)
  • Brightness slider
  • Brightness auto (on/off)

      [Ongoing]

  • Minutes
  • Messages
  • My Account

[Notifications]

  • Clear (notifications)
  • [list of notifications]

 

 

Power key (Press and hold)

  • Power off
  • Airplane mode (on/off)
  • Restart
  • Mute (on/off)
  • Vibrate (on/off)
  • Sound (on/off)

 

 

Home key (Press and hold)

  • [List of recently visited applications]
  • Task manager task manager icon.jpg icon
    • Active applications tab
      • End all (applications)
      • End (an application)
      • Menu key
        • List by
    • Downloaded tab
      • Menu key
        • List by
    • RAM tab
      • Clear memory
    • Storage tab
      • System storage
      • SD card
    • Help tab (*touch top of screen and drag left*)
  • Google search icon
  • Trash can icon

 

 

Back key (tap to go back one screen)

Back key (When Multi window is turned on, touch and hold to open Multi window sidebar)

  • [list of applications]
  • Edit

Menu key (touch and hold to launch a Google search)

Menu key (tap)

  • Add apps and widgets

  • Create folder

  • Set wallpaper

  • Edit page

  • Search

  • Settings


              Note: [xxxxx] = Menu headings. You cannot tap these items.

 

[Network connections]

Wi-Fi (Settings)

      • List of available networks
      • Add Wi-Fi network
      • Scan
      • Wi-Fi Direct
      • Menu key
        • WPS push button
        • WPS PIN entry
        • Advanced
          • Network notification (on/off)
          • Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep
          • Check for internet service (on/off)
          • MAC address IP address
          • IP address 

 

Wi-Fi Switch (on/off)

Bluetooth (settings)

 

      • Your device name. Tap to make discoverable / hidden. (*Bluetooth must be turned on*)

      • [List of available devices]

      • Scan (*Bluetooth must be turned on*)

      • Menu key

        • Visibility time-out

          • 2 minutes

          • 5 minutes

          • 1 hour

          • Never time out

        • Received files  

        • Rename device

 

Bluetooth Switch (on/off)

Data usage

      • Mobile data (on/off)

      • Set mobile data limit (on/off)

      • Data usage cycle (tap to change)

      • Graph

        • Data-used boundary bars (White) (*Touch and drag these bars to view the data used for a date range. Date range and data used values appear below the graph*)

        • Set data warning bar (Orange)

        • Set data limit bar (Red)

      • Upgrade data service

      • [List of applications using data]

      • Menu key

        • Data roaming (on/off)

        • Restrict background data (on/off)

        • Auto sync data (on/off)

        • Show Wi-Fi usage (on/off)
        • Mobile hotspots

 

More settings

                      [Network]

      • Airplane mode (on/off)
      • Mobile networks
        • Mobile Data (on/off)
        • Data roaming (on/off)
        • Access Point Names
          • T-Mobile US LTE
        • Network mode
          • Automatic LTE / 4G / 3G / 2G
          • Automatic 4G / 3G / 2G
          • 2G only
        • Network operators
          • Search now
          • Select automatically
          • Default setup
      • Tethering and Mobile HotSpot
        • Mobile Hotspot (settings)
          • Device name (tap to change connection mode)
            • Allow all devices
            • Only allowed devices
          • Allowed devices
          • Configure
            • Network SSID
            • Security
            • Password
            • Show password
            • Show advanced options (on/off)
              • [When 'show advanced options' is turned on]
                • Broadcast channel
                • Maximum connections
        • Mobile Hotspot Switch (on/off)
        • USB tethering (on/off) (*Unavailable if the USB cable is not connected to your computer*)
        • Help
      • VPN
        • Add VPN (*Security password must be enabled. You will be prompted to create one*)
        • [List of available VPN networks]
      • Wi-Fi calling (settings)
        • Connection preferences
          • Wi-Fi Preferred
          • Cellular Network Preferred
          • Never use Cellular Network
        • Help
      • Wi-Fi Calling Switch (on/off)

 

                      [File / data transfer]

      • NFC Switch (on/off)
      • NFC (Settings)
        • Android Beam Switch (on/off)
      • S Beam Switch (on/off)
      • S Beam (Information)
        [Nearby devices]
      • Nearby Devices
        • File sharing (on/off)
          [Advanced]
        • Shared contents
        • Device name
        • Allowed devices list
        • Not-allowed devices list
        • Download to
        • Upload from other devices
      • AllShare Cast
        • AllShare Cast Switch (on/off)
        • Scan
        • Help
      • Kies via Wi-Fi

Home screen mode

      • Standard mode
      • Easy mode
      • Cancel
      • Apply

 

Blocking mode Switch (on/off)

Blocking mode (settings) (to adjust, Blocking mode Switch must be On)

      [Features]

      • Disable incoming calls (on/off)
      • Disable notifications (on/off)
      • Disable alarm and timer (on/off)
      • Disable LED indicator (on/off)

      [Set time]

      • Always (on/off)
      • From
      • To

      [Allowed contacts]

      • Allowed contacts
      • Allowed contact list

 

Sound

      • Volume
        • Music, video, games and other media slider
        • Ringtone slider
        • Notifications slider
        • System slider
      • Vibration intensity

      [Ringtones and notifications]

      • Device ringtone
        • [list of ringtones]
        • Add
      • Device vibration
        • [list of vibration patterns]
      • Create
      • Default njotifications
      • Vibrate when ringing (on/off)

      [System]

      • Keytones (on/off)
      • Touch sounds (on/off)
      • Screen lock sounds (on/off)
      • Haptic feedback (on/off)

 

Display

[General]

      • Wallpaper
        • Home screen
        • Lock screen
        • Home and lock screens
      • Notification panel
        • (*Adjust the quick settings that appear when you touch the status bar and drag it down*)
      • LED indicator
        • Charging (on/off)
        • Low battery (on/off)
        • Notifications (on/off)
        • Voice recording (on/off)
      • Multi window (on/off)
      • Page buddy (settings)
        • S Pen page (on/off)
        • Earphones page (on/off)
        • Docking page (on/off)
        • Roaming page (on/off)
        • Page buddy help
      • Page buddy Switch (on/off)

[Screen]

      • Screen mode
        • Dynamic
        • Standard
        • Natural
        • Movie
      • Brightness
        • Auto brightness (on/off)
        • Brightness slider
      • Auto-rotate screen (on/off)
      • Screen timeout
      • [Features]
      • Smart rotation (on/off)
      • Smart stay (on/off)

      [Font]

      • Font style
      • Font size

        [More settings]

      • Touch key light duration
      • Display battery percentage (on/off)
      • Auto adjust screen tone (on/off)

 

Storage

[Device memory]

      • Device memory (bar graph)
      • Total space
      • Applications (*tap to access application manager*)
      • Pictures, videos (*Tap to access Gallery*)
      • Audio (music, ringtones, podcasts)
      • Downloads
      • Miscellaneous files
      • Available space

[SD card]

      • Total space
      • Available space
      • Unmount SD card
      • Format SD card


Power saving mode Switch (On/Off)

Power saving mode (settings)

      • CPU power saving (on/off)
      • Screen power saving (on/off)
      • Background color (on/off)
      • Turn off haptic feedback (on/off)

[power saving tips]

      • Learn about Power saving mode


Battery

      • percentage charged
      • Battery use graph -- tap to expand
      • List of apps using battery
      • Refresh icon


Application manager

      • Downloaded screen
      • Running screen (*to access, swipe left*)
      • All screen (*to access, swipe left*)
      • Menu key
        • Sort by size
        • Reset app preferences

[Personal]

Location services

      • Use wireless networks (on/off)
      • Use GPS satellites (on/off)
      • Location and Google search (on/off)

 

Lock screen

      • Screen lock
        • Swipe
        • Motion
        • Face unlock
        • Face and voice
        • Pattern
        • PIN
        • Password
        • None
      • Lock screen options (on/off)
      • Popup Note on lock screen (on/off)
      • Owner information

 

Security

      • Encrypt device
      • Encrypt external SD card

[SIM card lock]

      • Set up SIM card lock

[Passwords]

      • Make passwords visible (on/off)

                      [Device administration]

      • Device administrators
      • Unknown sources (on/off)

[Credential storage]

      • Trusted credentials
      • Install from device storage
      • Clear credentials


One-handed operation

      • Keypad & in-call buttons (on/off)
      • Samsung keyboard (on/off)
      • Calculator (on/off)
      • Unlock pattern (on/off)
      • Learn more about one-handed operation

 

Language and input

      • Language

[Keyboards and input methods]

      • Default
        • Samsung keyboard
        • Swype
        • Set up input methods
      • Google voice typing (on/off)
      • Google voice typing settings settings icon.jpg icon
        • Choose input languages
        • Block offensive words (on/off)
        • Download offline speech recognition
      • Samsung keyboard (on/off)
      • Samsung keyboard settings settings icon.jpg icon
        • Portrait keyboard types
          • Qwerty
          • 3/4
        • Input languages
        • Predictive text (settings)
        • Predictive text Switch (on/off)
        • Continuous input (on/off)
        • Pen detection (on/off)
        • One-handed operation (on/off)
        • Handwriting
        • Advanced
        • Tutorial
        • Reset settings
      • Swype (on/off)
      • Swype settings settings icon.jpg icon
        • How to Swype
        • Gestures
        • Preferences
        • Language options
        • Swype Connect
        • Personalization
        • Updates

[Speech]

      • voice search
      • Voice recognizer
      • Text-to-speech output
        • Samsung text-to-speech engine (select)
        • Samsung text-to-speech settings settings icon.jpg icon
          • Language
          • Settings for Samsung TTS
        • Google text-to-speech engine (select)
        • Google text-to-speech engine settings settings icon.jpg icon
          • Language
          • Settings for Google Text-to-Speech
          • Install voice data

                              [General]

        • Speech rate
        • Listen to an example
        • Driving mode (settings)
          • Incoming call (on/off)
          • Message (on/off)
          • New emails (on/off)
          • New voicemail (on/off)
          • Alarm (on/off)
          • Schedule (on/off)
          • Unlock screen
        • Driving mode Switch (on/off)

[Mouse / trackpad]

      • Pointer speed

 

Cloud

[Personal data management]

      • Add account

[Content sync (with Dropbox)]

      • Set account

 

Back up and reset

      • Back up my data (on/off)
      • Backup account
      • Automatic restore (on/off)

[Personal data]

      • Factory data reset
      • Collect diagnostics


              [Accounts]

[*As accounts are added (for example, Google), they are listed here. Tap an account to view privacy settings, adjust sync settings, or remove an account]

Add account

      • Samsung account
      • ChatON
      • Dropbox
      • Email
      • Facebook
      • Google
      • LDAP
      • Microsoft Exchange Activesync

 

Motion

      • Quick glance (on/off)
      • Direct call (on/off)
      • Smart alert (on/off)
      • Double tap to top (on/off)
      • Tilt to zoom (on/off)
      • Pan to move icon (on/off)
      • Pan to browse images (on/off)
      • Shake to update (on/off)
      • Turn over to mute / pause
      • [Advanced settings and tutorial]
      • Advanced settings
      • Learn about motions
      • [Hand motions]
      • Palm swipe to capture (on/off)
      • Palm touch to mute / pause (on/off)
      • [Hand motion tutorial]
      • Learn about hand motions

 

S Pen

[General]

      • Dominant hand
      • Pen / attach detach sound
      • Open Popup Note
      • Battery saving (on/off)
      • S Pen keeper (on/off)

[Air View]

      • Air view (settings)
      • Air view Switch (on/off)
      • Sound and haptic feedback (on/off)

[Pen gestures]

      • Quick Command settings

[S Pen help]

      • S Pen help

 

Accessory

      • Dock sound (on/off)
      • Audio output mode (on/off)
      • Desk home screen display (on/off)
      • [HDMI]
      • Audio output
        • Stereo
        • Surround

 

Date and time

      • Automatic date and time (on/off)
      • Set date
      • Set time
      • Automatic time zone (on/off)
      • Select time zone
      • Use 24-hour format (on/off)
      • Select date format

 

Accessibility

      • Auto-rotate screen (on/off)
      • Screen timeout
      • Speak passwords (on/off)
      • Answering / ending calls
      • Accessibility shortcut (on/off)

      [Services]

      • TalkBack

      [Vision]

      • Font size
      • Negative colors (on/off)
      • Text-to-specch output
      • Enhance web accessibility

      [Hearing]

      • Sound balance
      • Mono audio (on/off)
      • Turn off all sounds (on/off)
      • Flash notification (on/off)

[Mobility]

      • Tap and hold delay

 

Developer options        

      • Desktop backup password
      • Stay awake
      • Protect SD card
      • [Debugging]
      • USB debugging
      • Allow mock locations
      • Select app to be debugged
      • Wait for debugger
      • [Input]
      • Show touches
      • Show pointer location
      • [Drawing]
      • Show layout boundaries
      • Show GPU view updates
      • Show screen updates
      • Window animation scale
      • Transition animation scale
      • Animation duration scale
      • Disable hardware overlays
      • Force GPU rendering
      • [Monitoring]
      • Strict mode
      • Show CPU usage
      • GPU rendering profile
      • Enable traces
      • [Apps]
      • Do not keep activities
      • Limit background processes
      • Show all ANRs

 

About device

      • Software update
      • Status
        • Battery status
        • Battery level
        • Network
        • Signal strength
        • Mobile network type
        • Service state
        • Roaming
        • Mobile network state
        • My phone number
        • IMEI
        • IMEISV
        • IP Address
        • Wi-fi MAC Address
        • Bluetooth address
        • Serial number
        • Up time
        • Device status
      • Legal information
      • Model number
      • Android version
      • Baseband version
      • Kernel version
      • Build number

 

Apps icon

Apps tab

      • AllShare Play
      • Amazon
      • Calculator
      • Calendar
      • Camera
      • ChatON
      • Chrome
      • Clock
      • Contacts
      • Downloads
      • Dropbox
      • Email
      • Flipboard
      • Gallery
      • Game Hub
      • Gmail
      • Google
      • Google settings
      • Google+
      • Group Play
      • Help
      • Internet
      • Kies air
      • Local
      • Maps
      • Media Hub
      • Messaging
      • Messenger
      • Mobile Hotspot
      • MobileLife Widget
      • Music Hub
      • Music Player
      • My files
      • Navigation
      • Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Download now)
      • Paper Artist
      • Phone
      • Play Books
      • Play Magazine
      • Play Movies & TV
      • Play Music
      • Play Store
      • Polaris Office 4.0
      • S Note
      • S Suggest
      • S Voice
      • Samsung Apps
      • Settings
      • T-Mobile My Account
      • T-Mobile Name ID
      • T-Mobile TV
      • Talk
      • Video Player
      • Visual Voicemail
      • Voice recorder
      • Voice Search
      • VPN Client
      • YouTube
      • Zynga Games

Widgets tab

      • Alarm (2x1)
      • AllShare Cast (1x1)
      • Assistive light (2x1)
      • Bonus apps (4x2)
      • Book (1x1)
      • Bookmark (1x1)
      • Bookmarks (3x2)
      • Calendar (2x3)
      • Calendar (mini today)
      • Calendar (month)
      • Contact (1x1)
      • Direct dial (1x1)
      • Direct message (1x1)
      • Directions and navigation (1x1)
      • Dropbox folder (1x1)
      • Dual clock (analog 4x2)
      • Dual clock (digital 2x2)
      • Dual clock (digital 4x2)
      • Email (4x4)
      • Favorite apps (4x4)
      • Favorite contacts (4x2)
      • Favorite contacts (4x4)
      • Favorite settings (4x4)
      • Flipboard (4x2)
      • Flipboard (4x1)
      • Game hub (4x2)
      • Gmail (3x3) 
      • Gmail label (1x1)
      • Google Play Books (2x3)
      • Google Play Music (4x1)
      • Google Search (4x1)
      • Google Search (4x1)
      • Google+ posts (4x2)
      • Media hub (4x2)
      • Messaging (3x3)
      • Music hub (4x1)
      • Music player (4x1)
      • Music playlist (1x1)
      • My call sound (1x1)
      • Picture frame (2x2)
      • Play - My library (4x4)
      • Play recommendations (4x2)
      • Play Store (2x2)
      • S Bookmarks (3x2)
      • S Note (4x3)
      • S Note (Direct)
      • S Note (Page)
      • S Suggest (4x4)
      • Settings shortcut (1x1)
      • Simple alarm clock (4x2)
      • Software update (1x1)
      • T-Mobile Data Usage (2x1)
      • T-Mobile Min/Msg usage (2x1)
      • T-Mobile TV (4x2)
      • T-Mobile TV (small) 4x1
      • Traffic (1x1)
      • Video player (2x1)
      • Weather (4x2)
      • Yahoo! Finance (4x2) 
      • Yahoo! News (4x2)
      • YouTube (3x2)
      • Zynga games (4x2)

 

Phone

  • keypad tab

    • keypad
    • Menu key
      • Send message
      • Speed dial setting
      • One-handed operation on
      • Call settings
        • Call rejection
          • Auto reject mode (settings)
          • Auto reject mode Switch (on/off)
          • Auto reject list
        • Set reject messages
        • Ringtones and keypad tones
        • Call alert
        • Call answering / ending
        • Auto screen off during calls (on/off)
        • Accessory settings for call
        • My call sound
        • Use extra vol. for calls (on/off)
        • Increase volume in pocket (on/off)
        • Call forwarding
        • Wi-Calling (settings)
        • Wi-Calling Switch (on/off)
        • Additional settings
        • [Voicemail]
        • Voicemail service
        • Voicemail settings
        • Ringtone
        • Vibrate
        • TTY mode
        • Hearing aids (on/off)

 

  • Logs tab

    • [Call log]
    • Menu key
      • View by
      • Delete
      • Call duration
      • Call settings (see above: Keypad tab)
  • Favorites tab

    • [list of favorites]
    • Menu key
      • Add to favorites
      • Remove from favorites
      • Grid view 
      • Call settings (see above: Keypad tab)
  • Contacts tab

    • Groups tab (*Only appears when the Contacts tab is tapped*)
      • [list of groups]
      • Menu key
        • Create (a group)
        • Search
        • Change order
        • Delete groups
    • Search
    • [contacts list]
    • Add contact icon
    • Menu key
      • Delete
      • Import / export
        • Import from USB storage
        • Export to USB storage
        • Import from SD card
        • Export to SD card
        • Import from SIM card
        • Export to SIM card
        • Share namecard via
      • Merge with Samsung account
      • Merge with Google
      • Accounts
      • Speed dial setting
      • Send message
      • Send email
      • Contacts to display
      • Settings
        • (Display) Only contacts with phones (on/off)
        • List by
          • First name
          • Last name
        • Display contacts by
        • Service numbers
          • 411 & more
          • Customer care
          • Voice Mail
        • Contact sharing settings
          • settings
            • send all namecards
            • send individual namecards


Messaging

S Note

Internet

  • Menu key
    • Home
    • New window
    • Add bookmark
    • Add shortcut to home screen
    • Share page
    • Find on page
    • Desktop view (on/off)
    • Save for offline reading
    • Brightness
    • Downloads
    • Print
    • Settings
      • General
        • Set home page
        • Form auto-fill (on/off) 
        • Auto-fill text
      • Privacy and security
        • Clear cache
        • Clear history
        • Show security warnings (on/off)
        • Accept cookies (on/off)
        • Clear all cookie data
        • Remember form data (on/off)
        • Clear form data
        • Enable location (on/off)
        • Clear location access
        • Remember passwords (on/off)
        • Clear passwords
        • Enable notifications
        • Clear notifications 
      • Accessibility
        • Force zoom (on/off)
        • Text size (various settings)
        • Inverted rendering (on/off)
      • Advanced
        • Select search engine
        • Open in background (on/off)
        • Enable Javascript (on/off)
        • Allow multiple tabs per app (on/off)
        • Enable plug-ins
        • Default storage
        • Website settings
        • Default zoom
        • Open pages in overview (on/off)
        • Auto-fit pages (on/off)
        • Block pop-ups (on/off)
        • Text encoding
        • Reset to default
      • Bandwidth management
        • Preload search results
        • Page preloading
        • Load images (on/off) 
      • Labs

 

Home screen 1

  • S Note widget
  • Phone
  • Messaging
  • S Note
  • Internet
  • Apps

 

Home screen 2

  • Zynga games widget
  • T-Mobile TV widget
  • Mobile Hotspot
  • Need for Speed
  • Amazon
  • Phone
  • Messaging
  • S Note
  • Internet
  • Apps

 

Home screen 3 (Main)

  • Time / weather widget
  • Google search widget
  • Contacts
  • Calendar
  • Email
  • Camera
  • Phone
  • Messaging
  • S Note
  • Internet
  • Apps

 

Home screen 4

  • Media Hub widget
  • Dropbox
  • Play Store
  • Gallery
  • Settings
  • Phone
  • Messaging
  • S Note
  • Internet
  • Apps

 

Home screen 5

  • S Suggest widget
  • Phone
  • Messaging
  • S Note
  • Internet
  • Apps