RIGHT OUT OF THE box, the Samsung Galaxy S II is set up for you and ready to go. But what if you want to change the way it notifies you when there’s a call, fine-tune the way its location services work, or alter its music setup? You turn to this chapter, which describes all its settings, and explains what they do for you. To get to the Settings screen, press the Menu key when you’re on the Home screen or a pane. From there, scroll to the setting you want to change and tap it. Head into this chapter for the complete list and advice.
HERE’S WHERE YOU’LL FIND all the settings for how the Galaxy S II handles Wi-Fi, wireless, and network access.
When Flight mode is turned on, all your wireless radios are turned off, as airlines require during parts of the flight. But you can still use all your Galaxy S II apps in this mode.
Increasingly, airplanes offer Wi-Fi access, so you may not need to use Flight mode during the entire flight. You can turn off all your radios using Flight mode, but then turn on Wi-Fi, so you can connect to the airplane’s Wi-Fi hot spot while you’re in the air (usually at a price).
Tap to manage your Wi-Fi connections, including connecting to Wi-Fi hot spots, changing the way you connect to hot spots, and ...