First Time Setup And Activation Verizon Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+

Underneath We’ll Get Into A Portion Of Arrangements on First Time Setup And Activation Verzion Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+:

 

The Samsung Galaxy S9 makes it one stride further. The most extreme screen resolution on the Samsung Galaxy S9 is 2,960×1,440 pixels (otherwise called WQHD+). You have the freedom to modify the resolution of your phone screen, to preserve battery life. The screen resolution can be brought down to 1,480×720 pixels, which still falls under the HD classification.

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 device has not had any outline upgrades from its predecessors. Your fresh out of the plastic new Samsung Galaxy S9 will convey a similar edge to edge innovation with WQHD+ super AMOLED Infinity displays.

The back panel has had a few changes made. A finger sensor has been placed beneath the camera. The Samsung Galaxy S9 accompanies another Intelligent Scan Technology. It comprises of a bio-metric feature that makes utilization of your face and iris to open / unlock the phone. This should likewise be possible in testing lighting conditions like in entire haziness or even under serious daylight. This could turn out to be a distinct advantage of the smartphone.

 

If powered off, press and hold the Power button until the Samsung Galaxy S9 screen appears then release.

Power button

From the Start screen, select the appropriate language then tap the right Arrow icon.

Allow several seconds for activation to complete.

From the Terms and Conditions screen, select (check) the following then tap AGREE (lower-right) to continue:

Review the info before continuing.

Agree to all

Terms and Conditions

Must be selected to continue.

Privacy Policy

Must be selected to continue.

Diagnostic data

If presented with the Verify your account screen, do the following:

Enter the last 4 digits of the account owner’s social security number or billing password then follow the onscreen prompts.

Turn off your old phone to ensure the activation process completes.

From the Phone Activation screen, tap NEXT.

From the Set up Wi-Fi screen, select the network you’d like to connect to and enter the password (if applicable) then tap CONNECT > NEXT.

If you’d prefer to setup a Wi-Fi connection at a later time, tap SKIP (lower-right).

From Google Sign in screen, perform one of the following:

To add an existing account, click here.

To create a new Google account, click here.

From the Protect your phone screen, select one of the following then tap NEXT:

Set up Intelligent Scan

Set up Face Recognition

Set up Iris Scanner

Set up Fingerprint Scanner

Set up PIN, pattern or password.

No, thank you

If selected, tap SKIP > SKIP ANYWAY.

From the Google services screen, select any of the following to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap NEXT (scroll to the bottom).

Automatically back up device data

Use Google’s location service to help apps

Improve location accuracy

Help improve your Android experience

From the Meet your Google Assistant screen, tap NEXT > YES, I’M IN to allow permission.

To disallow, tap NO THANKS.

From the Verizon Cloud screen, tap NEXT to begin setup.

From the Email Accounts screen, add your email account(s). Click here to see how.

From the Security & Privacy screen, review the info then tap ACCEPT to continue.

From the Personalize your phone screen, tap SKIP.

From the Setup Wizard is complete screen, tap DONE.

Verizon Cloud

Tap the items you would like Verizon Cloud to back up then tap NEXT.

Enabled when a check mark is present.

Choose how you would like Verizon Cloud to back up content:

Wi-Fi Only

Both Wi-Fi and Mobile Networks

Tap DONE WITH CLOUD.

Go back to continue with step 12 of first time setup

Email Setup

Tap the account type.

Enter the Email address and password then tap Sign in (lower-right).

Depending upon the email account type, the available options may vary

If Microsoft Exchange Active Sync was selected, then complete these steps

Enter the appropriate info (e.g., Username, Password, Security type, etc.) then tap Next.

If not presented, skip to step 6.

Enter the appropriate info (e.g., SMTP server, Port, Security type, etc.) then tap Next.

Configure account options (e.g., Sync frequency, Inbox download size, etc.) as desired then tap Next.

Depending upon the email account type, the available options may vary

Enter an account name (optional) then tap Next.

If presented, ensure a name is entered for outgoing messages

Tap DONE WITH EMAIL.

Go back to continue with step 13 of first time setup

Corporate Email Setup (Exchange Active Sync)

 

The following is provided for informational purposes only.

Verizon verifies access to data services only, which can be checked by viewing a website.

For all advanced-level configuration and troubleshooting, contact your Exchange/IT admin for assistance.

Enter your corporate email address and password then tap SIGN IN (lower-right).

If needed, engage your Exchange/IT admin for additional support on:

Email address
Server address
Domain
Port number
Username
Password
Activate device administration

To apply corporate security policy (e.g., Set up password, Device encryption).

Device encryption can exceed 60 minutes.

Sync options (e.g., Email, Contacts, Calendar)

Set up Intelligent Scan

Facial and Iris recognition is utilized to unlock the device.

Review the info then tap CONTINUE.
If presented, select a lock screen option (e.g., Pattern, PIN, Password) then follow the steps to complete the process.
If necessary, refer to Set Up Screen Lock for assistance.
Review the disclaimer then tap OK.
Review the info then tap CONTINUE.
Review the info then tap CONTINUE.
While holding the phone 8-20 inches away, position your face within the circle displayed on-screen.
Review the info then tap CONTINUE.
While holding the phone 10-14 inches away, open your eyes wide and look at the screen.
Position your eyes within the circles shown on the screen until your irises have been registered.
If necessary, follow any additional instructions to complete the process.
If presented, tap the Notifications switch (upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap DONE.
When on, configure any of the following:
Hide content
Tap to turn on or off.
Notification icons only
Tap to turn on or off.
Transparency
Slide the blue bar left or right to adjust the level while viewing the preview at the top.
Auto-reverse text color
Tap to turn on or off.
Reverses the color of notification text based upon background color.
If presented, tap TURN ON.
Go back to continue with step 9 of first time setup

 

Set up Face Recognition

Facial recognition is utilized to unlock the device.

Review the disclaimer then tap OK.
Review the info then tap CONTINUE.
If presented, select a lock screen option (e.g., Pattern, PIN, Password) then follow the steps to complete the process.
If necessary, refer to Set Up Screen Lock for assistance.
Review the info then tap CONTINUE.
While holding the phone 8-20 inches away, position your face within the circle displayed on-screen.
From the Faster recognition screen, tap the switch (upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap OK (at the bottom).
When off, greater security is provided making it harder to unlock your phone using an image or video.
If presented, tap the Notifications switch (upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap DONE.
When on, configure any of the following:
Hide content
Tap to turn on or off.
Notification icons only
Tap to turn on or off.
Transparency
Slide the blue bar left or right to adjust the level while viewing the preview at the top.
Auto-reverse text color
Tap to turn on or off.
Reverses the color of notification text based upon background color.
If presented, tap TURN ON.
Go back to continue with step 9 of first time setup

Set up Fingerprint Scanner

A fingerprint is utilized to unlock the device.

If presented, tap CONTINUE and select a lock screen option (e.g., Pattern, PIN, Password) then follow the steps to complete the process.
If necessary, refer to Set Up Screen Lock for assistance.
To register your fingerprint, swipe your fingertip down over the sensor (back of the device; below the camera) to scan.
View the on-screen tutorial for assistance.
Repeat this step as necessary until the process is complete.
Tap DONE (lower-right).
From the Try it out screen, touch the fingerprint sensor to unlock.
If presented, tap the Notifications switch (upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap DONE.
When on, configure any of the following:
Hide content
Tap to turn on or off.
Notification icons only
Tap to turn on or off.
Transparency
Slide the blue bar left or right to adjust the level while viewing the preview at the top.
Auto-reverse text color
Tap to turn on or off.
Reverses the color of notification text based upon background color.
If presented, tap TURN ON (lower-right).
Go back to continue with step 9 of first time setup

Set up Iris Scanner

Iris recognition is utilized to unlock the device.

Caution Cautions:

To protect your eyes, keep the screen at least 8 inches away during iris recognition.
Don’t attach unapproved screen protectors (privacy protection films, tempered glass protectors, etc.) to your device.
Don’t use iris recognition with infants. Doing so may damage their eyesight.
Anyone with a history of symptoms linked to an epileptic condition should consult with a physician prior to using the iris scanner.
Review the disclaimer then tap NEXT > OK.
If presented, tap CONTINUE.
If presented, select a lock screen option (e.g., Pattern, PIN, Password) then follow the steps to complete the process.
If necessary, refer to Set Up Screen Lock for assistance.
Review the info then tap CONTINUE.
While holding the phone 10-14 inches away, open your eyes wide and look at the screen.
Position your eyes within the circles shown on the screen until your irises have been registered.
If necessary, follow any additional instructions to complete the process.
Review the info then tap the right Arrow icon > (lower right) to continue.
Repeat this step until all notifications are read.
If presented, tap the Notifications switch (upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap DONE.
When on, configure any of the following:
Hide content
Tap to turn on or off.
Notification icons only
Tap to turn on or off.
Transparency
Slide the blue bar left or right to adjust the level while viewing the preview at the top.
Auto-reverse text color
Tap to turn on or off.
Reverses the color of notification text based upon background color.
If presented, tap TURN ON.
Go back to continue with step 9 of first time setup

Set Up Pattern Lock

An unlock pattern is created to access the device.

Tap Pattern.
From the Secure Startup screen, select one of the following then tap CONTINUE:
Require pattern when phone turns on
Do not require
Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least 4 dots) then tap CONTINUE.
Draw the same pattern again then tap CONFIRM.
If presented, tap the Notifications switch (upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap NEXT.
When on, configure any of the following:
Hide content
Tap to turn on or off.
Notification icons only
Tap to turn on or off.
Transparency
Slide the blue bar left or right to adjust the level while viewing the preview at the top.
Auto-reverse text color
Tap to turn on or off.
Reverses the color of notification text based upon background color.
Go back to continue with step 9 of first time setup

Set Up PIN Lock

A PIN number is created to access the device.

Tap PIN.
From the Secure Startup screen, select one of the following then tap CONTINUE:
Require pattern when phone turns on
Do not require
Enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap CONTINUE.
Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.
If presented, tap the Notifications switch (upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap NEXT.
When on, configure any of the following:
Hide content
Tap to turn on or off.
Notification icons only
Tap to turn on or off.
Transparency
Slide the blue bar left or right to adjust the level while viewing the preview at the top.
Auto-reverse text color
Tap to turn on or off.
Reverses the color of notification text based upon background color.
Go back to continue with step 9 of first time setup

Set Up Password Lock

A password is created to access the device.

Tap Password.
From the Secure Startup screen, select one of the following then tap CONTINUE:
Require pattern when phone turns on
Do not require
Enter a password (4 to 16 characters, including at least one letter) then tap CONTINUE.
Re-enter the password then tap OK.
If presented, tap the Notifications switch (upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap NEXT.
When on, configure any of the following:
Hide content
Tap to turn on or off.
Notification icons only
Tap to turn on or off.
Transparency
Slide the blue bar left or right to adjust the level while viewing the preview at the top.
Auto-reverse text color
Tap to turn on or off.
Reverses the color of notification text based upon background color.
Go back to continue with step 9 of first time setup.

 

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