Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 User Manual for Virgin Mobile

Although this Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 comes along with Virgin Mobile Carrier, but you can have this 4.0 inches smartphone with No Contract or sometime known as Prepaid Phone. And the Virgin Mobile means that the phone works under CDMA technology. Therefore you can’t use the device for GSM SIM or GSM data networks.

Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 Virgin Mobile Phone Overview

Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 Virgin Mobile Phone Overview

On the paragraph above, we mentioned that the display of Galaxy Reverb has 4″ size; but this not the exact diagonally measured. The exact size of the display is 3.97 inches (2.04 x 3.40 inches). It uses TFT Capaacitive touchscreen with 16M colors and 480 x 800 pixels resolution (233 ppi). The display support multi-touch and it’s touch-sensitive control.


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In the specifications section, we didn’t mention the preloaded applications which were installed on the Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 for Virgin Mobile. But by reading the User Manual of the device, you can find quick tutorial all of the applications available on the Galaxy Reverb. The guidance are provided on page 61 to page 83, under Section 7.

Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 Virgin Mobile User Manual Keys Parts Device Layout

Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 Virgin Mobile User Manual Keys Parts Device Layout

These include application such as Calculator, Calendar (you can set reminder/ alarm clock in this app), Clock (snooze or set the alarm to wake you up in the morning for example), Email, Gallery, Gmail, Google+, Internet, Latitude, Local, Maps, Media Hub, Memo, Mobile ID, Music Player, My Files (to browser your file like in windows explorer), Navigation (find your way to your home or office or destination), Play Store, Video Player, Google Talk, VPN Clicne, Youtube, Samsung Apps, and more.

An on the sections 9 that get you the tutorial of the Settings menu on Galaxy Reverb, you’ll find almost the same content like most of Android ICS had. There are tutorial for Data usage, change and adjust sound, change brightness of the display, set the wallpaper, change language, set the account and sync it, location service, data connection and wireless networks, Power saving, battery, security, and more. Read further detail on page 92 to page 123 of the Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 User Manual.

Special for Hard Reset tutorial, go to page 116 of the Manual and you’ll find this instruction: Apps ~> Settings ~> Backup and reset ~> Factory data reset ~> Reset phone ~> Erase everything. Do this factory reset in case your Reverb screen frequently feezes or stop responding aka hang. And before you do the Hard Reset, please resolve this issue by rebooting / restarting the phone (press and hold power button for about 10 seconds). If rebooting or force restarting the phone can solve your hang/ frozen problem on the SPH-M950, you don’t need to do Hard Reset.

If you phone goes slower and slower on processing each applications, try to give a space on your memory. Uninstall unnecessary apps / games, or clear the cached of the apps via Applications Manager.


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Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 for Virgin Mobile Specifications

The battery, used on the phone is Li-ion type with 1700 mAh capacitiy. With this assembled battery inside the Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950, the phone weight 129 grams/ 4.55 ounces. And the battery powered the single-core 1.4GHz Scorpion processor, made a live the Qualcomm MSM8655 Snapdragon chipset, and made work the Adreno 205 GPU along with the Android Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System (version 4.0.4). It uses 768MB RAM and 4GB ROM Internal memory, yet up to 64GB for external expandable memory card slot.

Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 Virgin Mobile Black Casing Color

Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 Virgin Mobile Black Casing Color

The battery is claimed only need to be recharged after 7 hours and 30 minutes of talk-time usage, and even can stand for up to 169 hours in stand by mode. We talked about the weight the phone above, what about the dimensions size of the phone? Answer: 122 x 64 x 11.3 in millimeters | 4.80 x 2.52 x 0.44 in inches.

Comes with Virgin Mobile Carrier, the Reverb supports for CDMA 2G 800 / 1900 Mhz and also 3G CDMA200 1xEVDO. The EV-DO connection uses EV-DO Rev.A that can cover up to 3.1 Mbps (download). The USB uses microUSB version 2.0, the Wi-Fi uses 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot and DLNA, the Bluetooth uses version 4.0 supports for A2DP. Besides the A2DP profile, here are some other profiles of the Bluetooth 4.0 installed on this Galaxy Reverb:AVRCP, GAVDP, GOEP, HFP 1.5, HID, HSP, OPP, PBAP, SBC, SDAP/SDP, SPP, vCard 2.1.

As long as I know, the “original Samsung Galaxy S2″ is attached with 8 Megapixel rear facing camera, but it seems the Galaxy Reverb not in the level of this SGS2. The Reverb is only embedded with 5 Megapixel Camera which is only able to record video up to 480p either. Although it has LED Flash, supports Geo-tagging, and also has 1.3MP front facing camera.

It’s touch-bar phone with black color only (for the casing/cover).


Table of Contents of Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 User Manual for Virgin Mobile

Getting Started
Understanding Your Phone
Contacts and Accounts
Calling
Messaging
Applications
Connections
Settings
Health and Safety Information
Warranty Information
Index


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Special for tutorial on how you can turn on the Reverb’s Wi-Fi then connect to the Wi-Fi hotspot router area, using the Wi-Fi Direct for wireless high data transfer, pairing the bluetooth to other bluetooth device such as using A2DP profiles as Wireless headset, Connect the phone to the Computer via USB Cable and sycn the data with Samsung Kies, please read all the explanation on how to do that on page 84 to page 91 of the User Manual of Reverb.

Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 Virgin Mobile User Manual Remove Cover Insert SIM Charge Battery Power On

Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 Virgin Mobile User Manual Remove Cover Insert SIM Charge Battery Power On

And the image that we gave you above is the series of tutorial available on Getting Started Section 1 that would help you to know how to remove the back cover of the Reverb, assemble battery, insert the memory card (microSD). Unfortunately, there is no tutorial on how to install the SIM card of Virgin Mobile, although it’s supposed to already been inserted, that you don’t need to manually insert it. Further reading, download the Manual below (Spanish and English).

Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 User Manual for Virgin Mobile User Manual consists of some basic tutorial such as Hard Reset, Keys Parts, Insert SIM Card, Charge Battery and how to use its features, camera, wi-fi, bluetooth, etc
Good Presentation on Samsung Galaxy Reverb SPH-M950 User Manual
Date Published: 04/30/2013
The Manual has good explanation on some basic guidance. It's has a good presentation with some clear images tutorial. Although not in its best
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