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Samsung Convoy™ 3 - Support Overview

Find device-specific support and online tools for your Samsung Convoy 3.

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Accessories

Using Verizon Wireless or Manufacturer Approved Accessories

Check out this info on using compatible accessories.

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Perform Over-The-Air Activation (OTA)

Here's how to perform initial activation/setup on your 3G or 4G smartphone or basic phone.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Display Easy Set-Up

Here's how to set the Home screen on your Samsung Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Manual Firmware Over-The-Air (FOTA) Upgrade

Here's how to perform an over-the-air firmware update on your Convoy 3 if it doesn't update automatically.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Phone Setup Wizard

Here's how to quickly navigate through the initial activation setup screens on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Remove SD / Memory Card

Here's how to remove the SD / memory card from your Convoy 3.

Back Up & Transfer Content

Content Transfer Center

Find the best way to transfer your pictures, videos, contacts and other content from one device to another. See step-by-step instructions for devices by operating system.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Move Music Files from Device

Here's how to transfer music files from your Convoy 3 to a computer.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Move Music Files to Device

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Move Pictures / Videos to Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Record and Send a Video to Online Album

Here's how to record a video on your Convoy 3 and send it to online storage.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Take and Send a Picture to Online Album

Here's how to take picture with your Convoy 3 and send it to online storage.

Synchronizing Music to the Phone with Windows® Media Player 10

Here's how to synchronize music to the phone with Windows® Media Player 10.

Transfer Contacts - Basic Phone to Basic Phone

Here's how to transfer your contacts from a basic phone to another basic phone.

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Basics

How to Check Verizon Coverage in the US

Here's how to to check for Verizon wireless coverage while in the US, find steps to check coverage and determine what the indicators on your device mean.

Battery & Power

Samsung Convoy 3 - Insert / Remove Battery

Here's how to insert / remove the battery for your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - View Battery Info

Here's info on the battery specs (e.g., Usage Time, Standby Time, etc.) for your Samsung Convoy 3.

Bluetooth

Audible Tones (Beeping) Can Be Heard On a Bluetooth® Headset

Here's some support info for beeping or audible tones while using Bluetooth headsets.

Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection - Basic Phones

Here's how to delete a paired Bluetooth device from your Basic handset.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Bluetooth® Discovery Mode

To make your Convoy 3 visible to Bluetooth devices, view this info.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Send Contact via Bluetooth®

Here's how to send a contact on your Samsung Convoy 3 via Bluetooth.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Turn Bluetooth® On / Off

Here's how to turn Bluetooth for your Convoy 3 on or off.

Calendar

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Add a Calendar Event

Here's how to add, delete or edit info in the calendar on your Convoy 3.

Calling & Dialing

Add / Remove Spam Blocks - My Verizon Website

Here's how to block text messages originating from email addresses or domains via the My Verizon website.

Add a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon Website

Here's how to temporarily block unwanted calls and messages via the My Verizon website.

Call Waiting - Basic Phone

Here's how to answer call on your Basic phone while you're on another call.

Compose Text With Numeric Keypad

Here's how to convert numbers to letters using a numeric keypad.

Ensure the 10-Digit Mobile Number or Email Address is Being Entered Correctly

This may help if you're having trouble sending a picture/text message.

Remove a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon Website

Here's how to remove a temporary call or message block via the My Verizon website.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Answer Options

Here's how to change the way your Convoy 3 answers calls.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Call a Number

Here's how to place a call from your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Delete Call History

Here's how to clear the call history on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Manage DTMF Tones

If you're calling into an automated system (e.g., Voicemail) from your Convoy 3 and your dialpad entries aren't recognized, view this info.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Place a Conference Call

Here's how to place a conference call from your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Redial

Here's how to manually redial a number called from your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Redial Settings

Here's how to manually redial a number from your Convoy 3 or set it to automatically retry.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Restriction Settings

To allow or restrict access to services on your Convoy 3, view this info.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Speed Dial

Here's how to add speed dial to your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Turn Airplane Mode On / Off

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning, view this info.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - View Call History

Here's how to view the call history of your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Voice Activated Dialing

Here's how to use the voice-activated dialing feature on your Samsung Convoy 3.

Turn Airplane / Standalone Mode On / Off - Non-Supported Devices

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning on your mobile device, view this info.

Camera, Photos & Videos

Ensure Picture / Video Message does not Exceed File Size Limit

If you're having issues sending/receiving pictures and videos, here's some info regarding size limits.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Common Camera Settings

Here's info on common camera settings (e.g., flash, timer, etc.) for your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Move Pictures / Videos to Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Move Pictures / Videos to SD / Memory Card

Here's how to move pictures / videos from internal storage on your Convoy 3 to an SD / memory card.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Record and Send Video via Messaging

Here's how to record and send a video using your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Record and Send a Video to Online Album

Here's how to record a video on your Convoy 3 and send it to online storage.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Send an Existing Picture to Online Album

Here's how to send a saved picture from your Convoy 3 to online storage.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Send an Existing Video to Online Album

Here's how to send an existing video on your Convoy 3 to an online storage.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Take and Send a Picture to Online Album

Here's how to take picture with your Convoy 3 and send it to online storage.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - View Pictures / Videos

Here's how to view pictures and/or videos on your Convoy 3.

Supported file types for Picture / Video Messaging

Here's some info on supported file types for picture / video messages.

Computer/PC Connectivity

Resolve Windows Device Manager Conflicts

Here's how to resolve driver conflicts if your device doesn't properly interface with your computer.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) Setting

Here's how to change USB transfer settings on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - USB Modem Mode

Here's how to change the USB mode on your Convoy 3.

Contacts

Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard File - Gmail™

Here's how to export contacts from your Gmail account to a CSV file.

Import / Export Contacts from Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard Files - Macintosh Contacts

Here's steps on how to import and export contacts to your Macintosh computer.

Import /Export Contacts from a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Entourage

Here's how to import /export contacts from a comma separated values (*.csv) file via Entourage.

Import Contact / Address Book Info to a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Microsoft® Outlook

Here's how to import your contacts into Microsoft Outlook using a CSV file.

Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™

Here's how to import your contacts from a CSV / vCard file to your Gmail account.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Add a Contact

Here's how to add a contact to your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Backup Assistant℠ - Back Up Contacts

Here's how to backup your contacts with Backup Assistant on your Samsung Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Backup Assistant℠ - Restore Contacts

Here's how to restore your contacts using Backup Assistant on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Caller ID Image

Here's how to set or change the image for a saved contact on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Delete a Contact

Here's how to delete a contact on the Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Edit a Contact

Here's how to edit a contact on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Send Contact via Bluetooth®

Here's how to send a contact on your Samsung Convoy 3 via Bluetooth.

Device ID & Info

Samsung Convoy® 3 - View Device ID (ESN / MEID)

Here's how to view the device ID (IMEI) for your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - View PRL / ERI ID

Here's how to view the Preferred Roaming List (PRL) and Enhanced Roaming Indicator (ERI) versions on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - View Phone Number

Here's how to view the phone number for your Convoy 3.

Device Settings

Configure Company Name ID

Here's how to configure settings for Company Name ID.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Adjust Backlight

Here's how to adjust the backlight on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Adjust Display Settings

Here's how to adjust the display settings (e.g., Clock, Font, etc.) for your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Adjust Font Settings

Here's how to adjust how text appears on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Alert Sounds

Here's how to adjust alert sounds on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Answer Options

Here's how to change the way your Convoy 3 answers calls.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Display Theme Settings

Here's how to change the display color scheme on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Manage DTMF Tones

If you're calling into an automated system (e.g., Voicemail) from your Convoy 3 and your dialpad entries aren't recognized, view this info.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Music Only (Airplane / Standalone) Mode

Here's how to put your Convoy 3 into a state where it can't connect to the Verizon network but can play music.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - NAM Selection

Here's how to switch your Convoy 3 between two different phone numbers that are programmed into it.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Phone Setup Wizard

Here's how to quickly navigate through the initial activation setup screens on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - System Select

Here's how to change the network mode selection setting on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Turn Airplane Mode On / Off

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning, view this info.

Email/Gmail

Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard File - Gmail™

Here's how to export contacts from your Gmail account to a CSV file.

Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™

Here's how to import your contacts from a CSV / vCard file to your Gmail account.

Standard Email Messaging Ports

Here's info on standard email messaging ports, which can help with configuration of advanced email settings.

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GPS & Location Based Services

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Turn GPS Location On / Off

Here's how to turn GPS location for your Convoy 3 on or off.

Home Screen

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Banner Settings

Here's how to configure the personalized greeting on the display screen of your Convoy 3.

Internet & Web Browser

Access Websites - Mobile Web

Here's how to access websites via the Mobile Web on your device.

Activate Mobile Web Service

Here's how to activate Mobile Web on your 3G Basic Phone.

Browsing the Internet with Mobile Web

Here's how to use Mobile Web to browse the internet on your 3G Basic phone.

Cancel Mobile Web Subscriptions

Here's how to cancel mobile web subscriptions on your device.

Clear Temporary Internet Files from the Browser

Here's how to clear temporary internet files (cache, cookies) from the browser.

Delete Temporary Internet Files and Cookies - Internet Explorer

Here's how to delete temporary Internet files and cookies in Internet Explorer.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Clear Temporary Internet Files

If your getting a 'page cannot be displayed' error or can't browse the internet on your Convoy 3, view this.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Open Web Browser

Here's how to open the default web browser on your Samsung Convoy 3.

Turn Browser Image Setting On / Off - Mobile Web

Here's how to turn the browser image setting for Mobile Web on or off.

Unsubscribe to Premium Content - Mobile Web

Here's how to cancel Mobile Web premium content subscriptions from your 3G Basic phone.

Language

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Language Selection

Here's how to change the language used on your Samsung Convoy 3.

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Samsung Convoy® / Convoy® 2 - Unlock Screen

To unlock the screen on your Samsung Convoy/ Convoy 2, check out this info.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Lock Code

Here's how to enter or change a lock code on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Set Up Phone Lock

Here's how to set up screen lock options on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Unlock Screen

Here's how to unlock the screen on your Convoy 3.

Memory/Storage

Check Memory - Basic Phone

Here's how to free up space if your basic phone runs slow / crashes, apps freeze or you can't save media.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Check Memory

Here's how to free up space if your Convoy 3 runs slow / crashes, apps freeze or you can't save media.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Format SD / Memory Card

Here's how to erase all data on the SD / memory card of your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Insert SD / Memory Card

Here's how to insert an SD / Memory card into your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Move Pictures / Videos to SD / Memory Card

Here's how to move pictures / videos from internal storage on your Convoy 3 to an SD / memory card.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Remove SD / Memory Card

Here's how to remove the SD / memory card from your Convoy 3.

Music

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Delete Music

Here's how to delete music from your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Move Music Files from Device

Here's how to transfer music files from your Convoy 3 to a computer.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Move Music Files to Device

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Music Only (Airplane / Standalone) Mode

Here's how to put your Convoy 3 into a state where it can't connect to the Verizon network but can play music.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Play Music Files

Here's how to play music files on your Convoy 3.

Sync Music to the Phone with Windows® Media Player 11

Here's how to sync music to the phone with Windows Media Player 11.

Operating System & Software

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Auto Firmware Over-The-Air (FOTA) Upgrade

Here's how to perform an over-the-air firmware update on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Manual Firmware Over-The-Air (FOTA) Upgrade

Here's how to perform an over-the-air firmware update on your Convoy 3 if it doesn't update automatically.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Master Reset

Here's how to restore your Samsung Convoy 3 to factory default settings.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - View Software Version

To view the software version your Samsung Convoy 3 is running, check out this info.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Adjust Keypad Volume

Here's how to adjust the keypad volume on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Alert Sounds

Here's how to adjust alert sounds on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Reset Call Timers

Here's how to reset the call timers on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Service Alerts

Here's how to manage service alerts (e.g., minute beep, call connect, etc.) on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Set Ringtones

Here's how to select or change ringtones on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Use Speakerphone

To utilize the speakerphone functionality on your Convoy 3, view this info.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Volume Controls

Here's how to adjust the volume if your Convoy 3 doesn't vibrate or play sounds when receiving calls / messages.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Create and Send a Text Message - VZAccess® Manager

Here's how to create and send a text message via VZAccess Manager.

Samsung Convoy® / Convoy® 2 - Create and Send a Text Message

Here's how to create and send a text message on your Convoy / Convoy 2.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Auto Receive Messages

If your Convoy 3 is not receiving multimedia (picture / video) messages, view this info.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Auto Save Messages

Here's how to set your Convoy 3 to automatically save sent messages.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Create and Send a Text Message

Here's how to create and send a text message on your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Delete Messages

Here's how to delete text messages from your Convoy 3 via the Messaging app.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Record and Send Video via Messaging

Here's how to record and send a video using your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Save a Picture / Video Message

Here's how to save a picture or video file sent as a message to your Convoy 3.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Send Existing Picture via Messaging

Here's how to send a saved picture from your Convoy 3 to a messaging recipient.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Send Existing Video via Messaging

Here's how to send a saved video from your Convoy 3 to a messaging recipient.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Text Message Signature

To add, remove or edit the text message signature on your Convoy 3, view this info.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Turn Message Delivery Confirmation Setting On / Off

To receive delivery confirmation for messages sent from your Samsung Convoy 3, view this.

Samsung Convoy® 3 - View Text Messages

Here's how to view text messages on your Convoy 3.

Send Picture/Video Message using Email

Here's how to send picture / video message via email.

Verizon Messages - Website - Print Text Messages

Here's how to print text messages from your computer via your My Verizon account.

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Cut, Copy and Paste Text

Here's how to cut, copy and paste text on your Convoy 3.

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Manage TTY Settings

To change the TTY settings on your Convoy 3, check out this info.

Wallpapers/Theme

Samsung Convoy® 3 - Display Theme Settings

Here's how to change the display color scheme on your Convoy 3.

Wi-Fi & Network

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