Connections & network: Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G (T769)

Learn how to connect to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, and data networks (2G, 4G, LTE) on the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G (T769). Find out more on this page:

 

Bluetooth

Emergency Alerts

GPS

Network

NFC

System Manager

Wi-Fi

 

 

Bluetooth

Pair Bluetooth device

To turn on Bluetooth and pair with a headset or other device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Wireless and network, tap Bluetooth to turn on and enable.
  4. On the other device, turn on Bluetooth and make it discoverable.
  5. On your phone, tap Scan for devices.
  6. On the Bluetooth devices list, tap the device for pairing.
  7. If prompted, enter the password and tap OK.
  8. Tap Accept On the other device, to accept the pairing.

 

 

Turn on / off Bluetooth

To turn on or turn off Bluetooth, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch and drag the Status bar down.
  2. Tap Bluetooth to disable.

 

 

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Emergency Alerts

Turn on / off Emergency Alerts

To turn on or turn off Emergency Alert messages that push to the device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
  2. Tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap CMAS alerts.
  5. Tap to select or clear the following check boxes:
    • Imminent Extreme alert
    • Imminent Severe alert
    • AMBER alert

Note: Presidential alerts are automatically enabled and cannot be disabled.

 

 

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GPS

Turn on / off GPS

To turn on or turn off GPS, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch and drag the Status bar down.
  2. Tap GPS to enable or disable.

 

 

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Network

APN & data settings

To set the Access Point Name (APN) and turn on data settings, follow these steps:

 

  1. If you have a battery saver app, check its settings. Some battery saver apps disable the APNs or data connection when the battery level gets low. You need to adjust these settings or uninstall the app to keep the data connection working
  2. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Settings.
  4. Touch Connections tab then tap More networks.
  5. Open the Access Point Names or APNs. menu (in steps above)
  6. If there is a T-Mobile APN, touch it. If not, press the Menu key, and touch New APN.
  7. Verify and update the following settings for the Data APN:
    • Name: T-Mobile
    • APN: epc.tmobile.com or fast.t-mobile.com (for LTE devices)
    • Proxy: <Not set>
    • Port: <Not set>
    • Username: <Not set>
    • Password: <Not set>
    • Server: <Not set>
    • MMSC: http://mms.msg.eng.t-mobile.com/mms/wapenc
    • MMS proxy: <Not set>
    • MMS port: <Not set>
    • MMS protocol: WAP 2.0
    • MCC: 310
    • MNC: 260
    • Authentication type: <Not set>
    • APN type: <Not Set> OR Internet+MMS (depending on software version)
  8. Press the Menu key.
  9. Touch Save.
  10. In the list of APNs, delete all others that may appear. If there is a FOTA APN, you may leave that one. To do this:
    1. Touch the APN you want to delete.
    2. Press the Menu key.
    3. Touch Delete APN.
  11. Verify that there is a circle next to the one remaining APN to show it is activated.
  12. Perform a soft reset.
  13. Test your data connection, by accessing a web page or sending a picture message (MMS) to yourself.

 

 

Manual network selection

To manually select the wireless network the device connects to, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap Mobile networks
  5. Tap Network operators.
  6. Tap Search now.
  7. Tap OK.
  8. Tap the desired network.
  9. If prompted, tap OK to disable data services and continue search.

 

The device detects and registers on wireless networks inside T-Mobile’s calling area, but roaming networks are usually restricted to T-Mobile SIM cards. You can manually select a network only in areas where T-Mobile does not own GSM spectrum.

 

 

Switch 2G / 4G / LTE

To change the band between 2G, 4G, and LTE, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Wireless and network, tap More.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap Network Mode.
  6. Tap to select one of the following options:      
    • GSM/WCDMA (Auto mode)
    • GSM Only
    • WCDMA only

 

 

Turn on / off Airplane mode

Airplane mode turns off wireless connections. This allows you to use apps and menus, but not make calls or use the internet.

 

To turn on or turn off airplane mode, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap to select or clear Airplane mode check box to enable or disable wireless services.

 

 

Turn on / off data roaming

To turn on or turn off data roaming, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Wireless and network, tap More.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap to select the Data roaming check box to connect data services.

 

 

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NFC

Read NFC tag

To read the NFC tag information from another NFC device or a printed tag, follow these steps:

 

  1. Gently place the back of your phone against the NFC antenna location of the other device, or the printed tag.
  2. When your phone has successfully read the tag, it will play a notification sound

 

 

Turn on / off NFC

To turn on or turn off NFC, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Wireless and network, tap More.
  4. Tap to select the NFC check box.

 

 

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System Manager (Carrier IQ)

Opt in / out of System Manager

System Manager makes it easier for T-Mobile to help with problems that happen when using your device. To opt in or opt out of System Manager, follow these steps:

 

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

 

 

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Wi-Fi

Delete Wi-Fi network profile

To delete a saved Wi-Fi network profile, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network tap Wi-Fi.
  4. If necessary, tap to select the Wi-Fi box to turn on and enable.
  5. Tap the Wi-Fi network you want to delete.
  6. Tap Forget.

Note: If the Wi-Fi network is still in-range, the device will still show it in the list of available networks, however the connection configuration will be deleted.

 

 

Scan & connect to Wi-Fi network

To scan for and connect to available Wi-Fi networks, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network tap Wi-Fi.
  4. If necessary, tap to select the Wi-Fi box to turn on and enable.
  5. Tap Scan.
  6. Tap the network you want to connect to.
  7. If security is enabled, enter the password.
  8. Tap Connect.

 

Turn on / off Wi-Fi

To turn on or turn off Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch and drag the Status bar down.
  2. Tap the Wi-Fi icon to enable.

 

 

Wi-Fi indicators

To determine when you have an active Wi-Fi connection, refer to these icons:

 

connectivity1.JPGConnected to a Wi-Fi network
connectivity2.JPGWi-Fi networks are available, but not connected

 

 

 

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