Set up the device: Samsung Galaxy S II

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the Samsung Galaxy S II. Find out more on this page:

 

Developer options

Language

First time use

Time & date

 

 

Developer options

Turn off developer options

If developer options are turned on, it can cause red border on the screen, errors when connecting to computers, or other problems. To turn off all developer options, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Developer options.

 

 

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Language

Change language

To change the language of the device and menus, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language and input.
  4. Tap Language.
  5. Tap and choose on desired language.

 

 

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First time use

Prepare the battery and SIM card

Before using the device, you need to insert the battery and SIM card. To prepare the battery and SIM card, see these steps:

 

 

 

Setup wizard

After turning on your device the first time, you may see a setup wizard to help you set up your device. To do this initial setup, follow these steps:

 

  1. Create or sign into your Gmail account.
  2. Make some initial decisions about how you want to use your phone.

 

 

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Time & date

Auto-update time (NITZ)

To set the device clock to automatically update based on what time zone it is in, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Date and time.
  4. Tap to select or clear the Automatic check box

 

 

Set time & date

To set the time and date of the device clock, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Date and time.
  4. If necessary, tap to clear the Automatic check box.
  5. Tap Set date.
  6. Tap the Plusand Minusicons to set the current date.
  7. Tap Set.
  8. Tap Set time.
  9. Tap the Plus and Minus icons to set the time.
  10. Tap Set.
  11. Tap to select or clear the Use 24-hour format check box.
  12. Tap Select date format.
  13. Tap one of the following options:
    • MM/DD/YYYY
    • DD/MM/YYYY
    • YYYY/MM/DD

 

 

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