How To Use S Planner On Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

How To Use S Planner On Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
How To Use S Planner On Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 includes a powerful planner to help you organize your schedules more conveniently and effectively. Learn to create and manage events and tasks, and set alarms to remind yourself of important events and tasks.

Note: A shortcut to S Planner displays on a Home screen by default.

  • From a Home screen, touch S Planner.

or

  • From a Home screen, touch Apps > S Planner.
  • Touch a tab to choose a calendar view:
    • Year: Display all twelve months of this year. Sweep across the years at the bottom of the screen to display another year.
    • Month: Display the current month. Touch a month and year at the bottom of the screen to display another month.
    • Week: Display the current week. Touch a week at the bottom of the screen to display another week.
    • Day: Display todays schedule by hour. Touch day at the bottom of the screen to display another day.
    • List: Display only event and task names and dates for a selected year. Touch a year at the bottom of the screen to display another year. Touch a date to hide or show the event or task name.
    • Task: Display your list of tasks. Touch the sort field to change how your tasks are sorted. Tasks can be sorted by due date, priority, date, week, month, or group.
  • Swipe left or right across the screen to view other days or other weeks. Swipe up or down the screen to view other events.
  • To find an event or task, touch lens icon Search. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter a search term. Possible events display as you type. Touch lens icon on the keyboard to remove it. Touch an event to send, edit, or delete the event.
  • Touch + icon Add event / Add task and then touch Done to add a new event to your calendar. For more information, refer to How to create an Event or Task on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 below.
  • Touch Menu for these options:
    • Zoom in: In the Week and Day views, increase the size of the area being viewed.
    • Zoom out: In the Week and Day views, decrease the size of the area being viewed.
    • Go to: Use the Set date pop-up to enter a date and then touch Set to display that date on your calendar.
    • Delete: Delete events for the year, month, week, day, week, month, before today, or all events, depending on the S Planner view.
    • Sync: Manually synchronizes the calendar entries among all of your current accounts, for example, Gmail, Exchange, and so on.
    • Settings: Customize the calendar. For more information, refer to S Planner Settings below.
    • Show controls / Hide controls: Show or hide a small month calendar and a list of events in landscape mode.
  • Touch Today to return to the current date.
  • Touch Calendars to configure which events to display. Touch Add account > + icon Add account to add additional accounts from which calendar events can be synced.

How to create an Event or Task on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

To create an event or task:

From a Home screen, touch S Planner.

Double-tap the date for which you want to enter an all day event or task.

  • Touch the Add event or Add task tab.
  • Touch the My calendar field and touch a calendar to which the even or task should be added.
  • Use the keyboard to enter the event or task name.

or

  • Touch the date for which you want to enter an event or task.
  • Touch + icon.
  • Touch the Add event or Add task tab.
  • Enter the event or task information.
  • Touch Save.

How to manage Events on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

You can delete, send, and edit events on your mobile device:

  • From a Home screen, touch S Planner.
  • Touch an event. A pop-up displays event information.
  • Touch Delete and then touch OK to delete the event. Touch Menu > Send via and then touch Bluetooth, ChatON, Dropbox, Email, or Wi-Fi Direct to share the event.
  • Touch Edit to update the event details.

or

  • Touch Options and then touch Delete, Send, or Edit.

How to add additional S Planner Accounts

To add additional accounts:

  • From a Home screen, touch S Planner > Calendars > Add account.

or

  • From a Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > Accounts and sync. The Accounts and sync screen displays.
  • Touch Add account to display the Add account option.
  • Touch an account type and enter your account information.

S Planner Settings

To set up Calendar preferences:

  • From a Home screen, touch S Planner.
  • Touch Menu > Settings. The following options display:
  • View settings
    • First day of week: Choose a day to begin each week.
    • Hide declined events: Enable or disable display of events.
    • Lock time zone: Allows you to lock event times and dates based on your selected time zone, which is defined by the following field.
    • Select time zone: If Lock time zone is enabled, used this option to select a time zone to lock event times and dates.
    • Show week number: Show the week number to the left of each week in the Month view.
    • Calendars: Enable calendars for your various accounts.
  • Event notification
    • Set alerts & notifications: Touch to select, which allows you to set the Alert, Status bar notification, or Off.
    • Select ringtone: Choose a tone for calendar notifications.
    • Default reminder time: Set the default time for a notification before an event is to occur.
    • Notifications while screen is off: Enable or disable the display of notifications on the full screen while the screen is turned off.
  • Sync settings
    • Sync events/tasks: Displays the General sync settings.
  • (Accounts): Touch an account and then touch the check box to enable or disable the calendar sync for that account.

Note

This article will work on both Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1.

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