Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300 User Manual (EN)

Small, tiny, compacts, and handy. Those are the four terms that can be expressed from Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300. And with just only 2.8-inch display screen, this Galaxy phone, had a compact size in therefore you can bring into your pocket. In other word, the Galaxy Pocket is pocketable. It weights 97 grams / 3.42 ounces with 103.7 x 57.5 x 12 mm for the dimension size or about 4.08 x 2.26 x 0.47 inches.

Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT S5300 Radio and Music Features

Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT S5300 Radio and Music Features

Anyone who love to have small budget phone and small physical body of Android device, should try to have this Galaxy Pocket. Although, the hardware and specs also not-so-advanced. The 2.8″ display screen only uses TFT capacitive touchscreen with 240 x 320 pixels resolution at 256K colors. Of course with this compact size, if you usually uses larger screen to type in onscreen qwerty keyboard, you need somehow a kind of new ability and behavior therefore you’ll “conquest” the 2.8″ screen.

Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300 User Manual Resume

The device layout that we gave you below is a kind of basic understanding that must be known for anyone who own and want to operate the Samsung Galaxy Pocket. For example, it’s not funny if you own this phone but you can’t find the power button on the body of the phone just to turn the power on. Therefore learning the Volume key location and its function, what the usage of option key, back key and home key, and their location is a must. For details guidance about this, get the PDF User Manual on this page and find page 11 of the Manual.

Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT S5300 User Guide Keys Parts

Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT S5300 User Guide Keys Parts

Usually, the frequently question relating with Android phone, especially, at this time the Samsung Galaxy Pocket, are How to do Master Reset and How to change the language. On changing the language of Galaxy Pocket, it can be done from the settings ~> Locale and text ~> Select language ~> tap you desired language available in there ~> Done. Page 31 of the Manual will give you the same information.

Another FAQ that come from this Galaxy Pocket are how you can pairing the bluetooth, how to connect the Wi-Fi to Wi-Fi hotspot, how to use USB connection with Samsung Kies (lot of trouble, we don’t have much solution about the kies, try third party applications instead), and also how you can use the Maps for navigation or set the alarm clock.

As for Hard Reset tutorial, you can open page 115 of the Manual under Troubleshooting chapter. In there, it said that if you Galaxy Pocket freezes or hangs you can do restart the phone by press and hold the Power key for about 8 to 10 seconds. But in case the problem still occurred, you can do factory data reset aka hard reset: Settings ~> Privacy ~> Factory data reset ~> Reset phone ~> Erase everything.

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Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300 Specifications

Wit TouchWiz UX UI, the Android Operating System runs on Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300 is the Gingerbread v2.3. There is no such kin of dedicated RAM or dedicated GPU, but the processor is attached with 832Mhz ARM 11.

Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT S5300 Features

Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT S5300 Mobile Phone Features

For the entertainment, you have a Stereo FM radio with RDS on this Galaxy Pocket, therefore if you get bored you can still listening your favorite radio station to refresh your mind. Or you can play your favorite MP3 song that you’ve downloaded.

For your information, the internal memory on this GT-S5300 is 3GB. For the user available memory for store the video, photos or personal data, it only has arount 1-2GB. Therefore we recommend that you expand the memory with microSD card. How? There is a microSD external slot available for up to 32GB.

Unfortunately there is no front facing camera on the phone. By this, you can’t use video calling on the Galaxy Pocket. The main rear camera is attached with 2 Megapixel Camera without LED Flash. Although it would be bad on taking the photo or video on darker room, but you still get quite good picture if you use on the bright sun light. It supports geo-tagging and QVGA@15fps video recording.

Galaxy Pocket S5300 is a GSM mobile phone. It supports HSDPA dual band 900 / 2100 Mhz for up to 3.6 Mbps. If you want high speed internet connection, get the Wi-Fi hotspot near you, and use the Wi-Fi connectivity on the phone to surf the net or your favorite social network. It’s Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n type and the good news is it suports Wi-Fi mobile portable hotspot. Bluetooth, USB are included (version 3.0 with A2DP, microUSB v2.0)

The phone is available in black color casing only. The battery can be used up to 5 and half hours on 3G connection. It uses Li-ion type with 1200 mAh.

Table of Contents of Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300 User Manual

Getting Started
Personal information
Market (Google Play)
News and Weather
Samsung Apps
Google Search
My files
Polaris Viewer
SIM Toolkit
Task manager
Voice Search,
Safety information

Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300 User Manual PDF Download

The tutorial with images below special for you that looking for the answer on how you can properly inserted the SIM card and memory card after you well enough on the knowledge of removing the battery cover (rear casing) of Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300.

Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT S5300 User Manual Remove Cover Insert SIM Memory Battery

Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT S5300 User Manual Remove Cover Insert SIM Memory Battery

If you wanna learn more about the phone especially on the entertainment feature such as how you can take a picture with Galaxy Pocket, how you can listen the Radio and tuning or find your favorite Radio channel, all can be found on the User Guide / User Manual of GT-S5300 below.

The tutorial, the step by step guideline on how you can learn to use the Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT-S5300 properly. How you could learn to pair the bluetooth, change settings including date, language, display, or basic start guide such as inserting SIM or charging battery.
Samsung Galaxy Pocket GT S5300 User Manual Review
Date Published: 04/10/2013
The Manual of the Galaxy Pocket in most aspects can be read easily and it provides good explanation and good operating instruction. Not bad at all.
4 / 5 stars
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  1. Ryder Mananyetso says

    I bought Samsung GT-S5300 and it was recently blocked on purpose, now I’ve tried all sort resetting option I could find, but none of them work. I cant even locked or sign in to open it please help

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