Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100 Insert microSIM microSD Memory Card Battery, Factory Reset

The reason we choose this Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100 to be discussed at this time because the uniqueness of this device: An Android powered inside the physical Camera body. Yup, the Galaxy Camera runs on Android Jelly Bean OS (version 4.1; upgradable to JB v4.1.2) and it's a Camera (with 16.3MP Camera, 21x Optical Zoom, and pop-up Xenon flash). It's equipped with wide-angle 23mm lens, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, optimal image stabilization and HD video recording.

Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100
Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100

The processor quad-core 1.4Ghz Cortex A9 is used as the brain of the camera. It's also accompanied with Exynoss 4412 quad and Mali-400MP GPU. Most of Android phone's abilities are also acquired on this Galaxy Camera, except for data voice communication. There are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE data networks (depend on region and carrier), GSM data networks up to 3G HSDPA 21Mbps, microUSB, and also access to Google Play Store. You can even browser the internet via this device, including accessing your favorite social network such as facebook, twitter and else.

Open Flap Cover on Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100


The SIM Card (uses microSIM type), the Memory Card, and the battery compartment slot for Galaxy Camera GC100 is located on the bottom right side of the camera's body. There is a flap that is covered and protected three of them. You need to open this flap cover to be able to insert the SIM, Memory and Battery. Here are the correct way to do it.

Open Flap Cover Latch Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100
Open Flap Cover of Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100

Slide the latch to the left or to the center of the phone side body, that will open the flap cover. Now you can clearly see three slots in there. If you follow the picture above, the SIM slot locates on the top left (remember, TOP LEFT near hinge of the flap cover); the microSD memory card slot locates on the top right side; and the bottom side is the battery compartment.

Insert and Remove microSIM Card on Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100



There is a kind of marked tutorial symbol that would assist you to know where you should insert your SIM and microSD. Do not twisted with one on another. If you insert the memory card to sim card slot, there would be a problem for this mistake; and vice versa.

Insert Remove microSIM Card Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100
Insert and Remove microSIM Card on Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100

Make sure the cut-edge of the microSIM is on the top right (see the image) then align the card with sim slot, and push the sim card while the gold-colored contacts is facing up. If you push the microSIM until the end of the slot and release it, it should be the card locked properly. You can remove the microSIM card by pushing the card one more to make it unlocked and pop out from its slot, then pull the card out from the slot with your finger.

Insert and Remove microSD Memory Card on Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100


The same steps apply on how you can insert the microSD memory card (remember that the supported file format is FAT). Just open the flap, find the slot, align the memory card with its slot and make sure the gold-contacts facing upward, push it inside the slot until it reaches end and it's locked.

Insert microSD Memory Card Close Flap Locked Latch Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100
Insert microSD Memory Card, Close Flap Locked Latch on Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100

Removing the memory card can be done reversely. Push the card to make it unlocked and pop out from the slot, then pull it out.

Assemble and Remove Battery on Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100


Assemble Insert Remove Battery Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100
Assemble Remove Battery on Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100

Inserting the battery should be easy. It because the compartment is quite huge that you shouldn't get any problem on finding it. Align the battery metal contacts with the compartment connector, then push it in. That's it: It's done. To remove it, you just pull it out from the compartment. The battery which is used on this Samsung Galaxy Camer EK GC100 has 1650 mAh capacity of Li-ion type battery.

And finally, close the flap back to its place and the locked the flap cover by sliding the latch to the right (see the image). Done.

Charge the Battery of Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100 and do Factory Reset


Charging the battery can be done only by using the microUSB cable connector (included in the package). Connect the microUSB end (small end) to the multipurpose jack locates on the right side of the Galaxy Camera, then connect the USB end (larger end) to the Adapter Charger, then plug the Adapter into Power electricity socket (outlet). Done. Unplug the charger whenever the batter indicator is fully charged.

Charge Battery USB Cable Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100
Charge Battery of Samsung Galaxy Camera EK GC100

Whenever you encounter that the 4.8-inche HD Super Clear LCD (TFT) touchscreen stop responding or freezes, and it happened frequently, you can't solve the problem by rebooting it or forced to restart, you should try the last problem solver: Do Hard / Factory Reset. Go to Applications > Settings > Backup and reset > Factory data reset > Reset device > Erase everything.

Remember! Backup all you photos and videos before you do this Master Reset.

Source: Samsung.Com

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