Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Manual

Download the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Manual here. Below you will find the user manual for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom mobile phone. The manual was one of the first versions of the Samsung S4 Zoom to become available on the internet. The phone since then has been one of the best sellers for Samsung and it was a good phone to bring to market. If you want to know more about the phone then see the user manual below.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Manual

You can also find the Samsung USB driver on this website. At first look not even I was sure what the phone was suppose to be. It was a camera + mobile phone all wrapped into one. It is this feature which has made the phone a best seller as it was very unique in design. I have never been a heavy follower of Android as it to me always appeared so much slower than the Windows operating system from Nokia or the mobile phone simply did not have enough power to push the OS to its max.


Connecting to Wi-Fi

If you want to use the Internet or share stuff with other devices, make sure to hook up your device to a Wi-Fi network. Turning Wi-Fi on and off: To switch your Wi-Fi on or off, just swipe down to open the notifications panel, and then tap the Wi-Fi button.

Using Wi-Fi in Europe: Your device is good to go for indoor Wi-Fi action in all European countries. However, don’t take it outdoors, okay? Saving battery by turning off Wi-Fi: When you’re not using Wi-Fi, it’s smart to turn it off. This helps save your device’s battery.

Joining Wi-Fi networks: Go to the Applications screen, then tap Settings → Connections → Wi-Fi. After that, slide the Wi-Fi switch to the right. Look for a Wi-Fi network from the list, type in the password if needed, and tap Connect. Networks that need a password will have a lock icon. Once you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network, your device will automatically connect to it whenever it’s around

Adding Wi-Fi networks: If the Wi-Fi network you want isn’t showing up on the list, hit the “Add Wi-Fi network” at the bottom. Type in the network name under “Network SSID,” choose the security type, put in the password if it’s not an open network, and then tap “Connect.”

Forgetting Wi-Fi networks: You can make your device forget any network it has ever connected to, even the one you’re currently on. Just pick the network from the list and tap “Forget.” This way, your device won’t automatically reconnect to it.


Setting up accounts

Using Google and Samsung Apps: If you want the best experience with your device, you’ll need a Google account for Google applications like the Play Store and a Samsung account for Samsung Apps.

Adding accounts: When you open a Google app without signing in, follow the on-screen instructions to set up a Google account. To sign in or sign up for a Google account, go to Settings → Accounts → Add account → Google on the Applications screen. Tap “New” to sign up or “Existing” if you already have one, and follow the on-screen instructions to finish setting up your account. You can use more than one Google account on your device.

Don’t forget to set up a Samsung account too!

Removing accounts: If you ever need to remove an account, go to Settings → Accounts on the Applications screen. Select an account name under “My accounts,” choose the account you want to remove, and tap “Remove account.”


Transferring files

Transferring Files between Device and Computer:

You can easily move audio, video, images, or other file types between your device and computer. Keep in mind that the supported file formats may vary based on your device’s software version and the computer’s operating system.

Supported File Formats:

  • Music: mp3, m4a, mp4, 3gp, 3ga, wma, ogg, oga, aac, and flac
  • Image: bmp, gif, jpg, and png
  • Video: 3gp, mp4, avi, wmv, flv, and mkv
  • Document: doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, pdf, and txt

Connecting with Samsung Kies: Samsung Kies is a handy computer application that helps manage media libraries, contacts, and calendars, syncing them with Samsung devices. To use it:

  1. Connect your device to the computer using the USB cable.
    • Samsung Kies should launch automatically. If not, double-click the Samsung Kies icon on your computer.
  2. Transfer files between your device and the computer with the help of Samsung Kies.
    • For more details, refer to the Samsung Kies help.
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Connecting with Windows Media Player: If you prefer using Windows Media Player:

  1. Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on your computer.
  2. Connect your device to the computer using the USB cable.
  3. Open Windows Media Player and sync music files.

These methods make it easy to manage your media and documents between your device and computer, providing flexibility and convenience.


Securing the device

To safeguard your personal data on the device, use the following security features and unlock methods:

  1. Setting Face Unlock:
    • Go to Settings → My device → Lock screen → Screen lock → Face unlock.
    • Fit your face within the frame to capture it.
    • Set a backup unlock PIN or pattern in case face unlock fails.
  2. Setting Face and Voice Unlock:
    • Navigate to Settings → My device → Lock screen → Screen lock → Face and voice.
    • Fit your face within the frame and set a voice command.
    • Also, set a backup unlock PIN or pattern.
  3. Setting a Pattern:
    • On the Applications screen, go to Settings → My device → Lock screen → Screen lock → Pattern.
    • Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more and verify it.
    • Set a backup unlock PIN in case you forget the pattern.
  4. Setting a PIN:
    • Tap Settings → My device → Lock screen → Screen lock → PIN.
    • Enter at least four numbers and verify the password.
  5. Setting a Password:
    • Access Settings → My device → Lock screen → Screen lock → Password.
    • Enter at least four characters, including numbers and symbols. Verify the password.

Unlocking the Device:

  • Press the Power button or the Home button to turn on the screen.
  • Enter the unlock code.

Note: If the unlock code is forgotten, visit a Samsung Service Centre to reset it.


Upgrading the Device:

  1. Upgrading with Samsung Kies:
    • Launch Samsung Kies and connect the device to the computer.
    • Samsung Kies automatically recognizes the device and displays available updates.
    • Click the Update button to start upgrading. Refer to Samsung Kies help for detailed instructions.
    • Ensure not to turn off the computer or disconnect the USB cable during the upgrade.
  2. Upgrading Over the Air (FOTA):
    • Access Settings → More → About device → Software update → Update.
    • Upgrade the device directly using the firmware over-the-air service.


  • This upgrade feature may not be available in all regions or with every service provider.
  • While upgrading, do not connect other media devices to the computer, as it may interfere with the update process.


Calls on the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

Managing Contacts and Call Settings:

Adding Contacts:

  • From the keypad, enter the phone number you want to save.
  • Tap “Add to contacts” to include the number in your contacts list.

Viewing Call Logs:

  • To check your call history, tap “Logs.”
  • To filter the call log, tap → “View by,” and choose an option.

Fixed Dialling Number (FDN):

  • The device can restrict outgoing calls to specific numbers with set prefixes.
  • Tap → “Call settings” → “Additional settings” → “Fixed Dialling Numbers” → Enable FDN.
  • Enter the PIN2 provided with the SIM or USIM card.
  • Tap “FDN list” to add numbers with allowed prefixes.

Call Barring:

  • You can prevent specific types of calls, such as international calls.
  • Tap → “Call settings” → “Additional settings” → “Call barring.”
  • Select a call type, choose a call barring option, and enter a password.

These features provide control over your contacts and calls, letting you manage who you connect with and view your call history easily. Likewise see also the Samsung Galaxy A9 (Basic Settings) on here.


Receiving calls

Handling Calls on Your Device:

Answering a Call:

  • When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle, or press the headset button.
  • If the call waiting service is active, answering a second call puts the first call on hold.

Rejecting a Call:

  • When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle, or press and hold the headset button.
  • To send a message when rejecting a call, drag the reject message bar upwards.
  • Create rejection messages at → “Call settings” → “Set up call reject messages.”

Automatically Rejecting Calls from Unwanted Numbers:

  • Tap → “Call settings” → “Call rejection” → “Auto reject mode” → “Auto reject numbers.”
  • Tap “Auto reject list,” then “Create.”
  • Enter a number, assign a category, and tap “Save.”

Missed Calls:

  • If you miss a call, appears on the status bar.
  • Open the notifications panel to view the list of missed calls.

Call Waiting:

  • This service allows you to suspend a current call and switch to an incoming call.
  • To use it, tap → “Call settings” → “Additional settings” → “Call waiting.”

Call Forwarding:

  • Redirect incoming calls to a specified number.
  • Tap → “Call settings” → “Additional settings” → “Call forwarding.”
  • Select a call type and condition, enter a number, and tap “Enable.”
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These features help you manage your calls efficiently, ensuring you can answer, reject, or redirect calls according to your preferences. Likewise see the Samsung Galaxy A9 (Transferring Data).



Using Bluetooth for Wireless Connections:

Overview: Bluetooth enables direct wireless connections between two devices over short distances, allowing data or media file exchange. Likewise see also the Nokia 520 Bluetooth Settings on here.

Important Considerations:

  1. Data Security:
    • Samsung is not responsible for data loss, interception, or misuse during Bluetooth transfers.
    • Ensure you share and receive data only with trusted and properly secured devices.
  2. Operating Distance:
    • Obstacles between devices may reduce the Bluetooth operating distance.
  3. Device Compatibility:
    • Some devices, especially those not tested or approved by Bluetooth SIG, may be incompatible with your device.
  4. Legal Use:
    • Do not use Bluetooth for illegal purposes, such as pirating files or tapping communications for commercial gain.
    • Samsung is not responsible for the repercussions of illegal Bluetooth use.

Activating Bluetooth:

  • Go to Settings → Connections → Bluetooth on the Applications screen.
  • Drag the Bluetooth switch to the right to activate it.

Pairing with Other Bluetooth Devices:

  1. On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections → Bluetooth → Scan.
  2. Detected devices will be listed.
  3. Select the device you want to pair with.
  4. Accept the autogenerated passkey on both devices to confirm the pairing.

Bluetooth provides a convenient and wireless way to exchange data, but it’s crucial to be mindful of security, compatibility, and legal considerations while using this feature. Likewise see also the Samsung Galaxy A9 (SDCard & SIM).


Sending and Receiving Data via Bluetooth:

  1. Open the Gallery app.
  2. Select an image.
  3. Tap → Bluetooth.
  4. Choose one of the Bluetooth devices.
  5. Accept the Bluetooth authorization request on the receiving device to receive the image.
  6. The transferred file is saved in the Bluetooth folder.
  7. If a contact is received, it is automatically added to the contacts list.

Screen Mirroring:

  • Use this feature to connect your device to a large screen with an AllShare Cast dongle or HomeSync, or with other devices supporting the Wi-Fi Miracast feature.
  • On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections → Screen Mirroring.
  • Drag the Screen Mirroring switch to the right.
  • Select a device, open or play a file, and control the display with your device’s keys.
  • To connect to a device using a PIN, tap and hold the device name to enter the PIN.


Important Notes:



This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.


Miracast-enabled devices without High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) may not be compatible.

Network Connection:

Some files may be buffered during playback based on the network connection.

Energy Saving:

Deactivate the feature when not in use to save energy.

Wi-Fi Frequency:

If you specify a Wi-Fi frequency, AllShare Cast dongles or HomeSync may not be discovered or connected.

TV Mode:

Select an appropriate TV mode for the best experience when playing videos or games on a TV.


These features offer convenient ways to share data via Bluetooth and extend your display to larger screens using Screen Mirroring, providing a versatile and enjoyable user experience.


Syncing with the Samsung account

Syncing Files with Samsung Account or Sync Settings:

  • To sync files, tap your Samsung account or access Sync settings.

Backing Up or Restoring Data:

  • Tap “Backup” or “Restore” to perform data backup or restoration using your Samsung account.

Syncing with Dropbox:

  1. Tap “Link Dropbox account.”
  2. Enter your Dropbox account details.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
  4. Once signed in, tap “Allow.”
  5. The device will automatically sync files with Dropbox whenever changes are made.

These steps provide you with options to sync, back up, and restore your data using your Samsung account or Dropbox, ensuring your files are safe and accessible across devices. Likewise see also the Samsung E1265 Duos Mobile Manual.



Activating Wi-Fi and Accessing Options:

Activate Wi-Fi to connect to a network for internet access or other devices.

Tap Wi-Fi → .


  • Advanced: Customize Wi-Fi settings.
  • WPS Push Button: Connect to a secured Wi-Fi network with a WPS button.
  • WPS PIN Entry: Connect to a secured Wi-Fi network with a WPS PIN.
  • Help: Access help information for Wi-Fi.


Setting Wi-Fi Sleep Policy:

  • Tap Wi-Fi → → Advanced → “Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep.”
  • Configure the option to avoid automatic Wi-Fi disconnection when the screen is off.


Setting Network Notification:

  • Enable network notification by tapping Wi-Fi → → Advanced and ticking “Network notification.”
  • The device notifies you when open Wi-Fi networks are available.


Wi-Fi Direct:

  • Connect two devices directly via Wi-Fi without requiring an access point.
  • Tap Wi-Fi → Wi-Fi Direct.


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This S4 Zoom came out with a Pega-Dual +XMM6262 chipset and a camera second to none being a 16MP BSI CMOS with a Flash built in. It also came with BT 4.0, WiFi a/b/g/n 2.4G/5GHz, NFC and the usual GPS abilities. The phone is a water down version of its big brother being the Samsung NX which is a much better camera and mobile device in my view.

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