Set up the device: Samsung T229

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the Samsung T229. 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. We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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Language

Change language

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

 

  1. From the main screen, press Menu.
  2. Scroll and select Settings.
  3. Scroll and select Phone settings.
  4. Scroll and select Language.
  5. Select 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. Make sure that your device is fully charged
  2. insert the SIM card in the phone.
  3. Power on the phone.
  4. Make initial selections about the Time and Date.
  5. 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. Scroll to and select Phone settings.
  4. Select Time & date.
  5. From Time zone updating, press the Navigation key right or left to select from the following:
  • Manual only
  • Automatic
  • Prompt first

 

 

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. Scroll to and select Phone settings.
  4. Select Time & date.
  5. From Time zone updating, press the Navigation key right or left to select Manual only.
  6. Scroll to Time zone.
  7. Press the OK key.
  8. Press the Navigation key left or right to select your time zone.
  9. Select OK.
  10. Select Yes to update the time.
  11. Scroll to Time.
  12. Enter the time.
  13. Press the OK key to select am or pm.
  14. Scroll to Date.
  15. Enter the date.
  16. Scroll to Time format.
  17. Press the Navigation key right or left to select 12 hours or 24 hours.
  18. Scroll to Date format.
  19. Press the Navigation key left or right to select from the following:
    • MM/DD/YYYY
    • DD/MM/YYYY
    • YYYY/MM/DD
  20. Select Yes to overwrite network time.

 

 

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