Screen & keyboard: Samsung T249

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the Samsung T249. 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 the main screen select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Display settings.
  5. Scroll to and select Backlight.
  6. Scroll to and select Brightness.
  7. Press the Navigation key right or left to adjust the brightness.
  8. Select save.

 

 

Timeout

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

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Display settings.
  5. Scroll to and select Backlight.
  6. Select Duration.
  7. At On, scroll left or right to select one of the following options:
    • 10 sec
    • 15 sec
    • 30 sec
    • 1 min
    • 3 min
    • 10 min
  8. Scroll down to Dim.
  9. Scroll left or right to select one of the following options:
    • Off
    • 5 sec
    • 15 sec
    • 30 sec
    • 1 min
    • 3 min
  10. Select Save.

 

 

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Home screen

Add widget or shortcut

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

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. From the main screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Select Personalize.
  4. Scroll to and select Display settings.
  5. Select Wallpaper.
  6. Select one of the following options:
    • Fresh Wallpaper
      1. Scroll to and select the desiredwallpaper category and wallpaper.
      2. Scroll to and select BUY NOW to download to your phone.
      3. Select Set as.
      4. Select Wallpaper.
    • Default wallpapers
      1. Press the Navigation key right to scroll to the desired wallpaper.
      2. Select Save.
    • Photos
      1. Scroll to and select the desiredwallpaper.
      2. Select Save.
    • Downloadedimages
      1. Scroll to and select the desiredwallpaper.
      2. Select Save.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

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

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

For Symbols


Insert the plus sign

 

  1. While creating a text message, press the Right soft key.
  2. Scroll to and select Symbol.
  3. Scroll to the symbol list that contains the plus sign and press the associated number key.

 

Insert the at symbol (@)

 

  • In ABC mode, quickly press the 1 key two times.

 

Insert a period (.)

 

  • In ABC or T9â mode, press the 1 key once.

 

Insert a dash

 

  • In ABC mode, quickly press the 1 key four times.

 

For Numbers

  1. While in a text field, press the Right Soft  key.
  2. Scroll to and select Numeric.
  3. Enter the desired number(s).

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

To enter text using predictive mode:

 

  1. While creating a text message, press the Right soft key.
  2. Scroll to and select one of the following:
    • T9
    • ABC mode
    • Number
    • Symbol

 

  1. Press each key once to enter a word.
  2. Press the Navigation key up or down to select the desired word.

 

To enter text using traditional mode:

 

  1. While creating a text message, press the Right soft key.
  2. Scroll to and select one of the following:
    • T9
    • ABC mode
    • Number
    • Symbol
  3. Press each key multiple times.
  4. For example, press the 2 key once for the letter a and press the 2 key twice for the letter b.

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

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

 

 

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