Set up the device: Samsung T249

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the Samsung T249. Find out more on this page:

 

Developer options

Language

First time use

Time & date

 

 

Developer options

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Language

Change language

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

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Phone settings.
  4. Scroll to and select 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. Make sure that the phone is fully charged.
  2. Power on the device.
  3. Make some initial selections for the time & date.
  4. Begin using 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 the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Time and Date.
  5. At Time zone updating, scroll left or right to one of the following options:
    • Automatic: to accept time and date updates from the network based on the phone’s location.
    • Manual only: to set the date and time manually, with no network input.
    • Prompt first: to notify you before accepting time and date updates from the network.
  6. Select Save.
    Note: When switching from Manual only to Automatic, the phone requires a reboot. Press OK to reboot the phone.

 

 

Set time & date

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

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Time and Date.
  5. At Time zone updating, scroll left or right to Manual only.
  6. To change the time zone, scroll to and select Time zone.
  7. Scroll left or right to the correct time zone.
  8. Select OK.
  9. Select Yes to update.
  10. Scroll to Set daylight saving time and scroll left or right to On or Off.
  11. To change the time, scroll down to Time.
  12. Enter the new time.
  13. Press the Center Select key to select am or pm.
  14. To change the date, scroll down to Date.
  15. Enter the new date.
  16. To change the time format, scroll down to Time format.
  17. Scroll left or right to one of the following options:
    • 12 hours
    • 24 hours
  18. To change the date format, scroll down to Date format.
  19. Scroll left or right to one of the following options:
    • MM/DD/YYYY
    • DD/MM/YYYY
    • YYYY/MM/DD
  20. When finished, select Save.

 

 

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