Samsung Admire SCH-R720 User Manual for MetroPCS & Unlocked CDMA (Generic Version)

As we mentioned before when we discussing Samsung Vitality that we gonna write the “things” (User Guide / User Manual and Specifications / Features) of Samsung Admire, now we are ready to follow our promised. At this article we are going to focus on two version of Samsung Admire. One dedicated for MetroPCS Carrier (the picture of Samsung Admire SCH R720 for MetroPCS can be seen at the picture below), and the second on Samsung Admire that can be inserted for all CDMA Provider, Samsung Admire SCH R720 CDMA Generic Unlocked.

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide Metro PCS Specs Overview

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide Metro PCS - Specs Overview

Because Samsung Admire is just an alias name for Samsung Vitality (for Cricket Carrier), the design, features and specifications would be exactly the same as Samsung Vitality. Although you may had already read and understand the specs and features of Vitality, we still gonna re-inform about Samsung Admire Specs and Features at this post.

The design. Using touch candy bar form factor with four dedicated keys in front and stylish with rounded four corners. Here some of the key features of Admire: Android Powered Smartphone with Gingerbread 2.3 version, EV-DO Rev.A (3G), 3.5 inches HVGA, and 3.2 MP Camera. The details elaboration of Specs can be read on “Specifications” Tab Section.

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide for MetroPCS & Unlocked CDMA Generic Version Resume

We gave you two User Guide / User Manual (UG/UM) of Samsung Admire SCH R720 under “PDF Download Tab” but for the Read Online section, we only provided the UG for MetroPCS carrier – English version. The big differences between this two UG for MetroPCS and CDMA Generic might be occured on the section that discussing the Carrier Tools/ Features. UG MetroPCS did had, but for UG CDMA Generic didn’t.

There is also one thing that seem to be “important missing part” on UG for CDMA Generic (unlocked, we will called as UG-CG). On UG-CG, because this apparently for unlocked version that can be inserted / used by all Carrier (as long as it’s CDMA), the UM should be provide how to insert the SIM Card tutorial. But after searching the UG-CG contents, unfortunately we couldn’t find for inserting SIM guidance.

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide Metro PCS CDMA Generic Unlock Layout Parts Keys Resume

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide Metro PCS CDMA Generic Unlock - Layout Parts Keys - Resume

On the picture above, we gave you an image appearance of Samsung Admire for MetroPCS (the blue-black color) and for CDMA Generic (the red black color body case) with its layout front and back side panel and also its keys and parts with its description of the functions. Independently, you can read it from UG of Admire (English version) on page 18 and 19 under “Section 2: Understanding Your Phone”.

Of course because Admire is Android Smartphone, you can also get the preloaded google applications tutorial such as how you can use the Google Talk, learning to sync with your google account, Google Mail, how to use the Google Maps, downloading hundred of thousand of applications from Android Market, watching the Youtube, and more.

Learning to know how to pairing the bluetooth, syc and connect your Admire with USB cable to computer (need Samsung Kies applications), Capturing and recording video via 3.2 MP camera, Using the GPS (supports A-GPS), connect to the internet via Wi-Fi Hotspot (when your are on reachable Wi-Fi area) and more.

Specially for Hard Reset / Master Reset or sometime familiar to be called as Factory Data Reset, you can learn the tutorial how to do this by opening page 96 of UM of Admire R720. Go the Settings Menu > Touch Privacy > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone > Erase Everything.

If you see a blank page, just Reload your browser.

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide Specifications Details

First of all, the picture that we embedded in this section is belong to Samsung Admire R720 for Unlocked version aka Generic CDMA. For MetroPCS picture it already shared at the very fist paragraph on this page (see the first image on preamble section)

The HVGA term in 3.5 inches TFT Capacitive Touchscreen as we mentioned above is belong to the screen resolution of the display that has 320 x 480 pixels (has 256K colors). The screen also equipped with light sensor, proximity sensor and also accelerometer sensor (some features that supposed to be included in most of Touchscreen for bright view control, auto turn of the screen in calling activity, and auto orientation rotation). It also supports multi touch screen that you can use not only one finger but almost all of you finger (if needed).

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide Unlocked CDMA Generic Specifications

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide Unlocked CDMA Generic - Specifications

The CDMA technology used by this Admire is 800Mhz PCS, Dual Band 1700Mhz/2100Mhz, and 1900Mhz AWS frequency and support EVDO Rev.0 / EVDO Rev.A up to 3.1 Mbps. This candy bar form factor design has about 116 x 60 x 12 mm (approximately 4.56 x 2.38 x 0.46 inches with 4.14 oz 117 grams).

This phone seems to be categorized as middle end phone (average). The Single core 800Mhz Processor speed with 3.2 Megapixel Camera (Auto Focus, Video Recording, Image stabilizer, Image Editor included) are two indicator on categorizing this phone to average middle end technology. Although the Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread Operating system is already up to date and quite good enough (we are Android Lover though 😀 ).

We unsure about the internal memory storage (we couldn’t get any info about this) although the external memory for microSD or microSDHC is capable for up to 32GB. Wi-FI WLAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth version 3.0 with A2DP Support (Bluetooth® Profiles: A2DP, AVRCP, GAVDP, GOEP,HSP, HFP, OPP, PBAP; Wi-Fi; HTML Browser; GPS), USB with microUSB v2.0 are some of connectivity capable for this Samsung Admire (just commonly features though).

According to the official page of Samsung Admire here and here, the SCH R720 also capable to play theses following Music File / Audio formats: AAC, AMR-NB,AMR-WB,EVRC,HE-AACv1,HE-AACv2,MP3,QCELP, WMA, WAV. It been said also that there is a feature that would allows you to get quick access to Social networking such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedLn, FourSquare, Youtube (migh be through Samsung Hub).

Table of Contents of Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide for MetroPCS & Unlocked CDMA Generic Version

Getting Started
Understanding Your Phone
Call Functions
Accounts and Contacts
Entering Text
Web and Social Networking;
Navigating the web
Entering a URL
Using MetroWEB Windows
Using Bookmarks
Copying Fields or Text
MetroWEB Menu
MetroWEB Settings,
Social Networking:
Facebook Chat
Yahoo Messenger
Windows Live Messenger,
Picture and Video
VPN Virtual Private Network
Memory Card,
Accessing Applications
Managing the Applications Screen
Google Search
IM and Social
Google Latitude
M Studio
Google Maps
Android Market
Metro Navigator
MetroPCS Easy WiFi
My Files
Google Navigation
News and Weather
Google Places
Pocket Express
Google Talk
ThinkFree Offices
Virtual Card
Visual Voice Mail
Voice Dialer
Voice Search
Accessing Settings
Wireless and Networks
Call Settings
Sound Settings
Display Settings
Location and Security
Accounts and Sync
Language and Keyboard
Voice Input and Output
Date and Time
About Phone,
Health and Safety Information
Warranty Information

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide for MetroPCS & Unlocked CDMA Generic Version PDF Download

We already mentioned that it supposed to be available for tutorial on how to inserting the SIM Card on the User Guide of Samsung Admire (especially for CDMA Generic version), but there is non of those kind of tutorial. The tutorial getting started (basic guide) available are shown on the picture that we shared below: Opening back cover casing battery compartment, remove and assemble battery, insert the microSD storage memory, and learning to charging the phone. That’s all. See section 1 Getting started via page 10 to page 12 to further understanding.

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide Metro PCS CDMA Generic Unlock Assemble Battery Remove Open Back Cover Casing Compartment Insert SIM Card Install MicroSD Card Storage Memory Charging PDF Download

Samsung Admire SCH R720 Manual User Guide Metro PCS CDMA Generic Unlock - Assemble Battery Remove Open Back Cover Casing Compartment Insert SIM Card Install MicroSD Card Storage Memory Charging - PDF Download

We provided four User Manual of Samsung Admire. Divided by Carrier and Language: for MetroPCS English and Spanish version and UG for CDMA Genering English and Spanish version too. Just download and enjoy.

  • Download User Guide Manual of Samsung Admir SCH R720 | Language: English | Carrier: MetroPCS | Page: 136 | PDF Size: 3.46MB
  • Download User Guide Manual of Samsung Admir SCH R720 | Language: Spanish | Carrier: MetroPCS | Page: 136 | PDF Size: 3.45MB
  • Download User Guide Manual of Samsung Admir SCH R720 | Language: English | Carrier: CDMA Generic Unlocked | Page: 135 | PDF Size: 3.16MB
  • Download User Guide Manual of Samsung Admir SCH R720 | Language: Spanish | Carrier: CDMA Generic Unlocked | Page: 135 | PDF Size: 3.25MB
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    1. Francine Chin says

      How do I text more that one contact at a time. In other words, I want to send one message to mulitple recipients. I cant figure how to do it???

      • Jen says

        @ francine Chin

        you jus go to new message, where is says To: put the number or contact you want to send, then it will add a comma then put another name or number as many as you can. dont know the limit and thats it. I have the Handcent app which is better. Than the factory messaging app that comes with the phone

    2. stan brown says

      i need hard copy of manual for this phone. i can’t continue going back to my pc to do sumple things like e.g. ending a call. best buy stated you would send me one if i requested it. i need one asap! my mailing adress- 11335 quailhollow drive, jacksonville,fl. 32218 tel. number=904-751-4688 for admire smartphone-904-600-2357

      • India says

        I had the same problem at first , you need to go into settings. Click : Wireless & networks . Scroll down to : Mobile Networks , then click it. You will see Data enabled , click it to put a check mark in the box. Clicking that will allow you to download pictures & sent pictures when you have signal also go on the internet when your wifi is turned off.

    3. says

      out of state and no stores nearby for Metro. Need to turn flash on camera on phone
      Need to get an indicator light when incoming calls
      Need to download itunes onto phone

      please help, thanks

    4. sharie hayes says

      When recieving a text message with picture attached, when i click download, where does it go? its not in gallery

    5. Richard says

      How do I get text messages to display automatically upon receipt without having to Hit Power, swipe phone open, then hit the Messaging icon?

    6. aaron says

      holy wow man, your grammar and syntax is absolutely terrible! its like instructions written by Yoda , only the Yoda that was raised in east oakland but graduated from shanghai’s equivalent of hi school… not saying to make fun, im expressing frustration. it’s really bad to where its just very difficult to get past and actually follow where youre going with it. i hope your instruction manual isnt as terribly composed as this page be, be-for your just to sadistical to be being the wright won to say for us all what we does do to be getting to out from you dinstructions manual guide user . thank you for trying!

    7. Olivia Wilson says

      Is there a way you can still listen to music while taking a picture? Everytime i try, it stops the picture ,

    8. Georgia Riley says

      I have an android admire (sch-r720) and I’ve had my phone reset at metro and they, briefly, showed me how to do it without having to bring it there. I don’t remember where they informed me to go. Does nebody out there help me. I’m quite sure that I have a virus now, from web, and will go away if my phone gets reset. And, do I take a chance of losing pics, videos, or anything by resetting.

      • Enedelia Marquez says

        How do I enable cookies browser. On my Samsung admire phone?

        Also it says server overloaded. How can I fix that problem.

      • jeremy says

        those are not cameras they are for when you take the phone away from your face and the screen come on they are like motion censors

    9. John Whitsett says

      I am trying to move pictures from the phone to the SD card and cannot find out how. Ive followed the manual and it does not give me such an option. I can email/text/bluetooth them but cannot seem to move them from phone to card to phone. Please advise

    10. says

      how do i sync music etc. from my hp laptop. when usb connected mysamsung android sch 720 does not show “usb connected” in notifications window as manual indicates. have windows media player and itunes on laptop i’d like to sync mussic from

    11. JACKIE JARRELL says

      I need help, I some how lost all my contacts off my phone, and it wont add them back the screen says no contacts listed. how can this be fixed?

    12. David gonzales says

      My samsung admire wont connect to camera after I hard reset my phone ,it says cannot connect to camera.wats wrong with it?

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    14. Ali says

      When I receive voice mails, I no longer see the voice mail icon on my screen, only the “missed call” icon appears. What might I have done wrong?

    15. ceco says

      zdraveite,samsunng metro r 720 smartfon li e kade se postavia sim kartata sled kato ima edin slot za micro sd molq kajete mi .

    16. Janice W. says

      I’m have 2 issues. One is I can’t access my emails when trying to load messages it says connection error. Secondly, how do I access my gmail that stores my emails from my email app. I’m having a very difficult time trying to retreive my gmail and email accounts. H E L P!!!!!

      • Suluh says

        if your videos/photos are stored on external memory, you can use your PC applications like get data back from FAT or data recovery program to retrieve your data.

    17. Kristina says

      How can I get on the im and social? It says “You have not signed up for this service yet”. its driving me crazy. I cant play games and connect to facebook because of it, I cant send pictures to my facebook or anything please HELP

    18. marie says

      On my call log it will have the day that your call came in. For instants, so n so called yesterday. Or today. But why does it have so n so called tomorrow. Is that in my settings or what.

    19. Shawn says

      Hey i wanted transfer ph photos to sd card unfortunately after transferin photos to sd card i hit format….Accidentally…

      is there n possible way to retrieve lost photos

    20. Mike says

      I want to change from the android pic to ones from my gallery. How do I do it? In texting I wany it to go from saying me to showing my name instead. How can this be made possible?

      • Suluh says

        Did you mean Android Wallpaper? Go to Settings ~> Display ~> Home screen wallpaper ~> Gallery ~> Choose one image from Gallery ~> Save ~> Done

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