Screen & keyboard: Samsung Dart T499

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the Samsung Dart T499. Find out more on this page:

 

Backlight

Home screen

Keyboard

Multitasking

 

 

Backlight

Brightness

To make the screen backlight brighter or darker, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness.
  5. Slide the bar to the left or right to increase or decrease the screen brightness.

 

 

Timeout

To change the time before the backlight times out, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Screen timeout.
  5. Select the amount of time you wish to have your screen remain on.

 

 

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Home screen

Add widget or shortcut

To add a widget or shortcut to the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

On any Home screen, touch and hold an empty space until you see the Add to Home screen menu.

Tap one of the following:

 

Widgets

Scroll to and tap the widget you want.

 

Shortcuts

Scroll to and tap the shortcut you want.

 

Folders

Scroll to and tap the folder you want.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

To delete a widget or shortcut from the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. On any Home screen, touch and hold a widget, shortcut, or folder until you hear a low sound or feel a mild vibration, which tells you that the item is ready to be moved.
  2. Drag the widget, shortcut, or folder to Trash can icon at the bottom of the screen.
  3. When the item turns red, release your finger.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

To change the Home screen wallpaper picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. Touch and hold a vacant spot on any Home screen until the Add to Home screen menu appears.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. Tap one of the following options:
    • Gallery
      1. Locate and tap the image you want.
      2. Touch inside the box and drag the box to the desired location.
      3. Touch and drag the frame edges to resize the box.
      4. Tap Save.
    • Wallpaper gallery
      1. Scroll to and tap the image you want.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language and keyboard.
  4. Tap Select input method.
  5. Tap the desired keyboard you wish to use.

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

To enter symbols and numbers with the keyboard, follow these steps:

 

Swype on-screen keyboard

  1. Tap the SYM key.
  2. To return to letter entry, tap the ABC key.

 

Samsung on-screen keyboard

  1. Tap the ?123 key.
  2. To return to letter entry, tap the ABC key.

 

 

Text entry mode

To change the text entry or predictive text mode, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Language and keyboard.
  4. Tap Select input method.
  5. Tap one of the following options:
    • Swype
    • Samsung keypad

OR

  1. Touch and hold any text field.
  2. Tap Input method.
  3. Tap one of the following options:
    • Swype
    • Samsung keypad

 

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

 

 

Multitasking

Turn on / off multitasking

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

Switch windows

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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