user guide
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1 Getting Started............................................................................................. 4
1.1 Your Phone ...................................................................................4
1.2 Phone Buttons ...............................................................................5
1.3 Phone Slots, Ports & Jacks ...............................................................5
1.4 Charge the Battery.........................................................................6
1.5 Insert Micro-SIM Card ....................................................................6
1.6 Using the Headset.........................................................................7
1.7 Turn on the Phone .........................................................................7
1.8 Set up Your Phone.........................................................................7
1.9 Sleep & Wake ................................................................................7
1.10 Touchscreen ............................................................................ ..8
1.11 Tips on using the touchscreen .....................................................8
2 Home Screen & Basic Features..................................................................... 9
2.1 Customizing Your Home Screen .....................................................10
2.2 Status & Notification Icons...........................................................10
2.3 Search .......................................................................................12
2.4 Securing your Phone.....................................................................13
2.5 Using the App Launcher ...............................................................14
2.6 Using the Play Store ....................................................................14
3 Onscreen Keyboard Basics ......................................................................... 15
3.1 Suggestions and Auto-Complete....................................................15
3.2 Swype Keyboard..........................................................................16
4 Making & Answering Calls ......................................................................... 17
4.1 Using the Phone Tab ....................................................................17
4.2 Answering & Rejecting Calls ..........................................................19
4.3 Using the Call Log Tab .................................................................20
4.4 Using the Contacts Tab .................................................................21
4.5 Import contacts from your Micro-SIM card .....................................22
4.6 Quick Contacts............................................................................23
4.7 Contact Settings...........................................................................23
4.8 Using the Favorites Tab................................................................24
5 Sending & Receiving Messages .................................................................. 25
5.1 Sending messages .......................................................................25
5.2 Managing Messages....................................................................26
5.3 Message Settings ........................................................................26
6 Take Photos & Videos ................................................................................. 28
6.1 Change Picture & Video Settings.....................................................29
6.2 View Your Pictures & Video ............................................................31
7 Browsing the Web ....................................................................................... 33
7.1 Bookmarks, Most Visited & History.................................................34
7.2 Using multiple browser windows .....................................................34
7.3 Set Your Home Page .....................................................................34
7.4 Changing Browser Settings .............................................................34
8 Playing Music.............................................................................................. 36
8.1 Playback Screen............................................................................36
8.2 Working with Playlists ...................................................................37
8.3 Managing Music on Your Phone .....................................................37
9 Connections ............................................................................................... 38
9.1 Using Wi-Fi ................................................................................38
9.2 Wireless Bluetooth® Connection ....................................................38
9.3 Near Field Communications (NFC) .............................................................39
9.4 Transfer Files between your Phone & Computer ................................39
9.5 Connecting to Virtual Private Networks ...........................................40
9.6 Sharing Your Phone’s Data Connection ...........................................40
10 Accounts ................................................................................................. 42
11 Email ...................................................................................................... 43
11.1 Working with Accounts..............................................................45
12 Calendar ................................................................................................. 46
12.1 Viewing Your Events..................................................................46
12.2 Storing & Displaying Calendars ..................................................47
12.3 Changing Calendar Settings........................................................48
13 Gmail ...................................................................................................... 49
13.1 Gmail Settings ..........................................................................50
14 Other Phone Functions .............................................................................. 51
14.1 Updating Software......................................................................51
14.2 Downloads ................................................................................51
14.3 Managing applications ...............................................................51
14.4 Clock .......................................................................................52
14.5 Calculator.................................................................................53
14.6 Global Positioning System (GPS)...............................................................53
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15 Changing Phone Settings.......................................................................... 55
15.1 Wireless & Networks Settings ....................................................55
15.2 Call Settings ............................................................................57
15.3 Sound settings ..........................................................................57
15.4 Display Settings .......................................................................58
15.5 Location & Security Settings ......................................................58
15.6 Applications settings .................................................................58
15.7 Accounts & Sync Settings .........................................................59
15.8 Privacy Settings .......................................................................59
15.9 Storage settings ........................................................................59
15.10 Language & Keyboard Settings .................................................60
15.11 Accessibility Settings...............................................................60
15.12 Date & Time Settings ..............................................................60
15.13 About Phone ..........................................................................60
16 Troubleshooting ....................................................................................... 61
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1 Getting Started
1.1 Your Phone
Congratulations on your new phone purchase.
This guide will help you to quickly come up to speed on the important
features of your phone.
Active Noise Cancellation
Microphone*
Keep in mind your phone has:
• Fast Processor: Featuring the 1.6GHz Intel® Atom™ Processor that enables fast
web browsing, super-responsive apps, and effortless multi-tasking, so that
enjoying the things you love to do has never been easier.
• Intelligent Camera: Featuring an advanced 8MP HD camera that lets you
capture images quickly - up to 10 photos a second - so you’ll never miss the
best shot, even in challenging environments.
Rear-Facing
Camera
Flash
Volume
• Great Entertainment: Easily create and share superb HD-quality video, and
with super-smooth playback, your phone becomes a personal theatre you can
take with you anywhere. Maximize your entertainment experience by
projecting your smartphone screen to your HD TV through an HDMI cable.
NOTE: Screen images and icons are simulated for the purpose of this guide.
Actual displays may vary. Instructions in this guide may change depending on
the software version on your device.
Micro-SIM
Card Tray
HDMI Port
Camera Button
Speaker
Speaker
USB/Power Port
*NOTE: Do not block microphone while on phone calls.
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1.2 Phone Buttons
Buttons
Power Button
Press to go back to the previous screen or to close a
menu or dialog box.
Press to display actions and settings specific to the
current screen.
Press to return to the center panel of the Home
screen.
3.5 mm Audio Jack
TIP: Press and hold
recently-used apps.
Front-Facing
Camera
Speaker
to display shortcuts to your most
Press to search your phone and the web. See Search
for more information.
Power button
Press and hold to turn your phone on. To turn the phone
off, press and hold then follow the instructions onscreen.
When your phone is on, press to wake your phone or put it
into sleep mode.
Volume
Press on the top to increase the volume or on the bottom
to decrease the volume.
TIP: Press either top or bottom to silence an incoming call.
Camera button
Press and hold to switch to the camera.
TIP: When in the camera app, press to take a picture, or to
start and stop recording a video.
1.3 Phone Slots, Ports & Jacks
Back
Search
Menu
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Microphone
(Do not cover)
Home
3.5 mm
audio jack
Plug in headphones or other audio device.
USB/Power port Connect USB cord to phone and power adapter to charge
the phone.
NOTE: You can plug the USB cord to phone and connect
to your PC.
Micro-SIM
card tray
Remove or replace micro-SIM card, using the provided
SIM eject tool to open the tray.
HDMI port
Plug in HDMI cable and connect to TV or other electronics
to transmit HD images.
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1.4 Charge the Battery
1.5 Insert Micro-SIM Card
Before using your phone for the first time, charge the phone for four hours.
If your micro-SIM card is not already installed in your phone, follow these
procedures to insert a micro-SIM card.
To charge the battery:
1. Attach one end of the USB cord to the phone’s micro-USB port and the
other end to the plug.
2. Plug the phone into the wall.
To insert the micro-SIM card:
1. Open the micro-SIM card tray with the included SIM eject tool.
2. Insert the micro-SIM card into the tray, making sure that it matches the
illustration on the tray.
3. Push the tray back into the phone.
Plug into wall.
2. Insert Micro-SIM card
into tray.
SIM eject tool
Connect
this end to
phone’s
USB port.
Connect this end
to plug.
1.4.1 Battery Tips
1. Insert SIM eject tool
into hole to open tray.
For the best battery life, let your battery drain down to 20% or less (indicated by
an orange battery icon in the status bar) before recharging, and do not leave
your phone plugged in after it is fully charged.
To make your charge last as long as possible:
• Change the screen timeout rate and display brightness
(see Display Settings).
• Disable Wi-Fi and NFC when not in use (see Wireless & Networks Settings).
3. Push tray back
into phone.
NOTE: Use SIM eject tool only as indicated.
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To turn the phone off:
1.6 Using the Headset
You can use your headset to listen to music or make phone calls.
• Hold down the power button and touch Power Off.
To use the headset:
1. Plug the headset into the audio jack on your phone.
2. Place the earbuds in your ears and position the microphone so that it picks
up your voice (if you’re making a call).
L
R
Hold down the power button,
then touch Power off to turn
the phone off.
TIP: Use the button near the right earbud to mute and unmute the
microphone.
1.7 Turn On the Phone
To turn on the phone:
• Hold down the power button to turn the phone on.
1.8 Set Up Your Phone
The first time you turn on your phone, you will be stepped through all of the
settings for configuring your phone. Doing so will allow you to set up your
contacts easily.
1.9 Sleep & Wake
When your phone is on, you can put the phone in sleep mode and lock your
phone. Your phone will also go into sleep mode if left idle, to save battery life.
Hold down the power button to
turn the phone on.
You can wake and unlock your phone when you’re ready to use it.
To put the phone in sleep mode:
• Briefly press the power button.
TIP: One press puts your phone into Sleep mode. Pressing and holding allows
you to choose Silent mode or Airplane mode.
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Your phone goes into sleep mode, without disrupting any running
application, download, or phone call.
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NOTE: If you press the power button for too long, you’ll see the power off
menu.
To wake the phone:
1. Press the Power button.
2. Place your finger on
1.10 Touchscreen
Use your fingers on the touchscreen to perform actions, open objects, slide
the screen, and more.
Below are the different ways of interacting with your touchscreen.
and slide it all the way to the right.
3. Your phone’s screen will resume display.
example, drag any icon on the Home screen to a new location.
NOTE: If your phone is secured, you must enter your password, pin, or pattern to
wake it. See Securing Your Phone for more details.
TIP: You can silence or unsilence your phone by sliding
waking your phone.
• Drag: Touch and hold an object then drag the object to a new location. For
to the left after
• Double-touch: Quickly touch the screen twice to zoom in when using the
Gallery or on zoomed-out Browser pages. For example, double-touch a news
site to zoom in on the text.
• Pinch: When using Gallery or zoomed-out Browser pages, place two fingers on
the screen at once, then move your fingers together to zoom out or move them
apart to zoom in. For example, pinch your fingers apart to zoom out of a news
site in the Browser.
• Slide: Quickly move your finger from one edge of the screen to the opposite
edge to scroll the display up, down, left or right. For example, quickly move
your finger from the left side of the Home screen to the right to scroll the
Home screen to a different panel.
• Touch: Touch an object on the screen to select or open it. For example,
touch
on the Home screen to open the Phone app.
• Touch and hold: Touch an object on the screen and continue to hold it to
reveal other options. For example, touch and hold an empty spot on the
Home screen to reveal options for adding items to the screen.
1.11 Tips on Using the Touchscreen
When the phone is in sleep
mode and you want to wake
the phone, press the power
button and then drag the
lock to the right.
• Do not use sharp tools, such as pens or a stylus, on the touchscreen—these
might scratch the screen.
• Do not allow the touchscreen to come in contact with other electrical
devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touchscreen to malfunction.
• Do not allow the touchscreen to get wet. The touchscreen may malfunction
in humidity or when exposed to water.
• For the best performance, remove the screen protection film before using
the device and tap the screen with your fingertip.
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2 Home Screen & Basic Features
The Home screen is a gateway to all of your phone’s applications and
features, and displays whenever you turn on your phone.
Touch and hold an empty
spot to add shortcuts and
widgets, or to change
the wallpaper.
Slide left or right to see
more panels.
Touch an app to open it.
TIP: The dots at the bottom of the screen indicate which one of the five
panels is displayed.
Touch to browse
the web.
Touch to make
a call.
To quickly access your phone’s main functions:
Touch to open the
App tray.
TIP: To move any icon, touch and hold the icon, then drag it to a
new location.
• Touch
to make a call. For more information on calling, see Making &
Answering Calls.
To open the Home screen:
• Touch
to choose an app from the App Launcher. For more information
on apps and the App Launcher, see Using the App Launcher.
• Open the Home screen at any time by pressing the
button.
The Home screen is split into five panels, with the center panel displayed
when the Home screen opens.
• Touch
to browse the web. For more information on browsing the web,
see Browsing the Web.
To scroll the Home screen:
• Slide the screen to the left or right.
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2.1 Customizing Your Home Screen
You can easily customize your Home screen—adding and removing items,
organizing items into folders, and changing the background picture
(or wallpaper).
TIP: Rearrange items on your screen by touching and holding them and then
dragging them to a new location. You can also delete them by touching and
holding and then dragging them to the trash.
You can perform the following actions with folders.
To open a folder
Touch the folder.
To add items to a folder
Drag an item on your Home screen into the
folder.
NOTE: You cannot put shortcuts in a
contact folder.
To remove items from a
folder
Touch and hold an item in the folder,
then release it on the Home screen or on
the trash icon.
To rename a folder
Open a folder, then touch and hold the title bar
and enter a new folder name.
2.2 Status & Notification Icons
The status bar at the top of the screen displays important information about
your phone.
Notification icons
Status icons
To customize your Home screen:
• Touch and hold an empty space on the Home screen, then touch the type of
item you want to add and follow the prompts.
The following types of items are available:
• Notification icons tell you about new and ongoing events, such as a new
email or ongoing download.
• Shortcuts are links to your favorite items, such as apps, web pages, contacts,
and so on.
• Status icons tell you about critical phone functions, such as battery life and
signal strength.
• Widgets are apps that run directly on your Home screen, such as a music
player, newspaper, or clock.
• Folders behave like a desktop folder, helping you organize your contacts and
other items.
• Wallpaper is static or animated background images for your screen.
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Touch to clear notifications.
2.2.1 Status Icons
Below are the status and notification icons you can expect to see.
Drag down to
display notifications.
Touch a notification to
respond.
NOTE: Installed apps may use their own unique notification icons.
Connected to mobile
network
Speakerphone on
Mobile network in use
Vibrate mode
Mobile network strength
To open the notifications panel:
• Drag the status bar to the bottom of the screen.
To respond to a notification:
• Touch a notification in the panel to open its application. For example,
touching a new email notification opens the Email app’s inbox.
Ringer silenced
Roaming
Phone microphone muted
No signal
Battery very low
No micro-SIM card
installed
Battery low
Connected to Wi-Fi network
Battery partially drained
Bluetooth wireless
technology on
Connected to wireless
product featuring
Bluetooth technology
Battery full
Battery charging
Airplane mode
GPS on
Alarm set
Receiving location data from
GPS
To clear notifications:
• Open the notifications panel and touch Clear at the top right.
Ongoing notifications, such as active downloads, will remain on the list.
To close the notifications panel:
• Drag the status bar back to the top of the screen.
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2.2.2 Notification Icons
2.3 Search
New text or
multimedia message
Call in progress
Problem with text
or multimedia
message delivery
Call in progress using a
Bluetooth headset
New voicemail
Missed call
Upcoming event
Call on hold
Data syncing
Call forwarding on
Problem with sign-in or
sync
Song playing
USB storage full
Uploading data
Search on your phone and on the web with the built-in Search function.
To run a search:
1. Press
.
2. Type a search term. As you type, Search displays matching results.
3. Touch a matching result to open it, or press
Open Wi-Fi
network available
Downloading data
Phone connected via
USB cable
Download/install finished
Phone sharing its
data connection via
USB tethering
Connected to or disconnected
from virtual private network
(VPN)
Phone sharing its data
connection as a Wi-Fi
hotspot
Carrier data threshold
approaching or exceeded
USB tethering and
Wi-Fi hotspot
Application update available
More notifications
System update available
TIP: Touch the
to search the web.
icon next to a result to enter that result as search text.
TIP: Find items in a search-enabled app, such as Email or Music, by opening
the app and pressing
.
To narrow your search:
• Touch
and specify where to search (for example, search only Contacts or
Messaging app).
TIP: You can specify which applications are available for search by touching
the options icon in the corner of the chooser
and selecting which apps to
search.
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2.3.1 Search Settings
2.4 Securing Your Phone
You can change the default Search settings.
You can configure your phone to require a password, pin, or pattern in
order to turn it on or wake it up. Securing your phone can help keep its
contents private.
To change Search settings:
• From the Search screen, press
Search Settings.
To secure your phone:
Search
Show web suggestions: Show suggestions as you type.
Searchable items
Select which applications to search by default.
NOTE: Only the selected applications will display and
be searched within the Search application.
Clear shortcuts
Erase previously searched-for results.
NOTE: Saving your previous searches makes it easy
to return to a frequently searched-for item.
1. From the Home screen, press
Settings
Locations & security.
2. Touch Set up screen lock to secure your phone or Change screen lock to
change the current security lock.
3. Select one of the following settings:
• None disables screen locking.
• Pattern lets you draw a custom pattern to unlock your phone.
• PIN lets you use a 4- to 16-digit number combination to unlock
your phone.
• Password lets you use a 4- to 16-character password to unlock your
phone.
NOTE: Once you have selected a lock for your phone, you will need to enter
this lock each time you turn on or wake up your phone.
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2.5 Using the App Launcher
2.6 Using the Play Store
Apps are small programs that add features to your phone. Many apps come
preinstalled, and additional apps can be purchased in the Play Store.
Almost any app you can imagine is available for purchase (and often for free)
in the Play Store.
You can use the App launcher to easily access all of your installed apps.
To use the Play Store:
• Touch
To use the app launcher:
• Touch
, then touch an app to open it.
, then touch
.
Search or browse for apps. You’ll be able to confirm that you want to purchase an
app, and see the permissions it requires, before installing it on your phone.
To add an app shortcut to the Home screen:
• Touch and hold an app. Once the Home screen displays, drop the app
onto an empty spot on the Home screen.
TIP: Google™ Play Store can only be used when Google account is activated.
1. Touch to open the App tray.
2. Touch an app to open it.
TIP: Use the doubleTwist™
app to seamlessly transfer
your songs, photos, and other
personal media from your PC to
your phone.
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3 Onscreen Keyboard Basics
The onscreen keyboard lets you use your touchscreen to dial numbers, type
emails, enter URLs, and more.
Onscreen Keyboard Options
While using the onscreen keyboard, the following options are available.
Switch keyboard display
To see additional symbols while in
symbol display, touch the ALT key.
To use the Onscreen Keyboard:
• Touch any text field to display the onscreen keyboard, then touch the
characters on the keyboard to enter text.
Touch the ?123 key to enter numbers and
symbols, or the ABC key to enter letters.
Capitalize the next letter
Touch
to capitalize the next letter
you enter.
Touch
again to turn CAPS LOCK on.
Delete text
Touch
to erase the last
character entered.
TIP: Move the insertion point by touching where you want to enter text.
Touch and hold
erase characters.
Change keyboard language
To view the keyboard in landscape orientation:
• Turn your phone sideways to rotate the keyboard, making it larger and easier to
use.
to continuously
If your keyboard has multiple languages
enabled, slide your finger across the
spacebar to change which language the
keyboard uses. See Language & Keyboard
Settings for information on enabling
multiple languages.
3.1 Suggestions and Auto-Complete
The keyboard includes suggestions and auto-complete to make entering long
words easy.
To close the onscreen keyboard:
• Press
.
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To turn on suggestions and/or auto-complete:
• From the Home Screen, press
Settings
Language & keyboard
Android Keyboard, then select Show Suggestions or Auto-complete.
3.2 SWYPE Keyboard
Swype(TM) is a powerful tool that lets you “swipe” your finger across the
keyboard to spell out and enter words.
To use the suggestions feature:
1. Begin entering text in a text field or message. Your phone displays
suggested words and punctuation directly above the keyboard.
2. Touch a suggested word or punctuation mark to enter it, or drag the display
to the right to see more suggestions.
TIP: Touch the spacebar after entering a word to append a period.
TIP: Change the keyboard language from the Home Screen by pressing
Settings
Language & keyboard
Select language, then
selecting desired language.
To use the auto-complete feature:
• Touch the spacebar (or any punctuation mark) to enter the highlighted word.
Swype and Android Keyboard cannot both be enabled simultaneously.
To select your keyboard:
1. From the Home Screen, press
Swype
Select input method.
Settings
Language & Keyboard
2. Touch Swype or Android Keyboard to select the desired input method.
NOTE: To learn more about Swype, follow the tutorial under
Language & Keyboard
Swype.
Settings
3.1.1 User Dictionary for Suggested Words
You can modify the dictionary which the onscreen keyboard uses to
suggest words.
To add a word to the user dictionary:
1. Type a word. The current word is highlighted in white at the left of the
suggested word list.
2. Touch and hold the word to add it to the user dictionary.
For information on editing and deleting words in the user dictionary,
see Language & Keyboard Settings.
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4 Making & Answering Calls
The Phone app allows you to make calls and easily store and find
your contacts.
You can move between the phone dialer, call history, contacts, and
favorites by touching the tabs at the top of the Phone app.
4.1 Using the Phone Tab
The Phone app’s Phone tab lets you make and manage calls.
To make a call:
1. From the Home screen, touch
.
2. Touch the numbers on the dial pad to dial a number, using
corrections.
3. Touch
to make
to dial the number.
NOTE: For international calls, first touch and hold 0 to enter + and then dial
the number.
NOTE: You can switch to any application without ending the call. Return to the
phone screen by expanding the notifications bar and touching
.
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The following actions are available while you are on a call.
To hold a call
Touch Hold to hold or resume the current call.
To mute a call
Touch Mute to mute or unmute the call.
To use speakerphone
Touch Speaker to turn speakerphone on or off.
Warning! To avoid damage to your hearing, do not
hold the phone against your ear when speakerphone
is turned on.
To use a Bluetooth
headset
To end a call
Touch Bluetooth to automatically transfer your calls
to a connected Bluetooth headset. See Wireless
Bluetooth Connection for more information.
Touch
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4.1.1 Working with Multiple Calls
You can make another call while on a call.
To add a call:
• While on a call, touch Add Call and dial another number.
To move between calls:
• Touch
.
• To merge calls into a conference call:
• Touch Merge Calls to join two or more calls together into a single
conference call.
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The following options are available when on a conference call.
4.2 Answering & Rejecting Calls
To drop a
participant
Touch Manage, then touch
To talk privately
to a participant
Touch Manage, then touch
. When you are done talking
privately, touch Merge Calls to add the participant back to
the conference call.
To end the call
Touch
to end the conference call and disconnect
all callers.
.
When you receive a call, you will see the following screen.
4.1.2 Voicemail
When you receive voicemail, a voicemail notification icon (
the notifications panel.
) appears in
To check voicemail:
• Within the Phone app, touch
.
TIP: You can also open the notifications panel and touch the
voicemail notification.
To accept a call:
• Slide
to the right.
If you are already in a call, that call will be placed on hold while you answer
the new call.
To reject a call:
• Slide
to the left.
The rejected call will automatically be directed to your voicemail.
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4.3 Using the Call Log Tab
The following options are available from the call log.
The call log lists calls you have made, missed, and received. It also lets you
call entries, send messages, and add caller information to contacts.
To see more details
Touch an entry.
To call the entry
Touch
To use the call log:
To send a text
message
Touch the entry to see more details, then touch
Send Text Message.
• From the Phone app, touch the Call Log tab.
.
For more information on messaging, see Sending &
Receiving Messages.
To add to contacts
Touch the entry to see more details, then touch
Add to Contacts.
For more information on adding contacts, see Using
the Contacts Tab.
To remove an entry
from the call log
Touch and hold the entry, then touch
Remove Call from Log.
To remove all entries Press
from the call log
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Clear Call Log.
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4.4 Using the Contacts Tab
The Contacts tab displays the contacts from your accounts along with any
contacts you have added.
To communicate with contacts:
• Touch the contact, then touch one of the following icons:
Touch
to call a contact.
NOTE: By default, contacts in your accounts and on your phone will be
synchronized, so that any changes to the contacts on your phone will be
matched in your accounts, and vice versa. See Accounts for more information.
Touch
to send a text message.
NOTE: Depending on your account settings, information you add or remove
from your phone will be synchronized with your external accounts. See
Accounts for more information.
Touch
to look up an address in Google Maps.
Touch
to start an IM chat.
To find a contact:
1. From the Phone app, touch the Contacts tab.
Scroll up and down to view all contacts.
2. Touch a contact to see more details.
Touch
to send an email.
To add a contact:
1. From the Contacts tab, press
New Contact.
2. Enter contact information, filling in as many or as few of the fields
as desired.
3. Touch Done to create a new contact, or touch Revert to discard the new
contact without saving.
NOTE: If you have multiple accounts, select the account to which you want to
add the new contact.
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2. Touch OK to confirm.
TIP: Log into your Google account to manage your contacts online. Add, edit
or remove contacts, and they’ll automatically sync to your phone.
NOTE: Read-only contact information—such as that from an external app—
will only be hidden, not deleted.
To join contacts:
1. From the Contacts tab, touch and hold a contact, then touch Edit contact.
2. Press
Join.
3. Touch a suggested contact to join the two contacts together.
TIP: You can show more suggestions by touching Show all contacts.
TIP: The name and picture of the contact you select first will be used for the
resulting joined contact.
NOTE: Contacts with the same name from two different accounts are
automatically joined.
TIP: Use the following controls to add information about the contact:
• Touch
to add another field of the same kind, such as multiple phone
numbers or email addresses.
• Touch
next to a field to delete the field.
• Touch
beneath the name fields to view more name fields.
• Touch More at the bottom of the contact screen to reveal other fields, such
as IM and website address fields.
• Touch
and follow the prompts to choose or take a photo for your
contact’s icon.
To edit a contact:
1. From the Contacts tab, touch and hold a contact, then touch Edit contact.
2. Modify the contact information, as described above.
3. Touch Done.
To delete a contact:
1. From the Contacts tab, touch and hold a contact, then touch
Delete contact.
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To separate contacts:
1. From the Contacts tab, touch and hold a joined contact, then touch
Edit contact.
2. Press
Separate contact.
4.5 Import Contacts from your Micro-SIM Card
If you’re moving your Micro-SIM card from another phone, you can import
contacts you have stored on your SIM card.
To import contacts from your Micro-SIM card:
1. From the Contacts tab, press
Import/Export
Import from SIM
card.
2. If you have more than one account on your phone, touch the account into
which you want to import the contacts.
3. Import a specific contact by touching and holding the contact and then
touching Import, or import all of the contacts on your Micro-SIM card by
pressing
Import/Export.
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4.6 Quick Contacts
4.7 Contact Settings
You can fine-tune how contacts are displayed with the following settings.
To set display options:
• From the Contacts tab, touch
Display Options.
Only contacts with phones
Some applications let you use Quick Contacts to easily call, message,
or otherwise communicate with a contact. Just look for the Quick
Contacts icon
.
Display only contacts with
phone numbers.
Sort list by
Set whether contacts are ordered by first
or last name.
To use quick contacts:
View contact names
1. Touch the
icon, then touch one of the app icons to communicate with
the contact using the selected app.
Set whether contacts display their first or
their last name first.
Choose contacts to display
Touch an account, then touch to select
the groups to display.
NOTE: This action only affects which
groups or contacts display on the
contact screen. Your sync settings
are not affected.
You can fine tune a specific contact’s options with the following settings.
To set contact options:
For example, touch
to message the contact.
TIP: Drag the Quick Contacts list to the left or right to reveal additional
app icons.
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• From the Contacts tab, touch a contact and then touch
Ringtone
Specify the desired ringtone.
Incoming calls
Send the contact’s calls directly
to voicemail.
Options.
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4.8 Using the Favorites Tab
The Favorites tab displays the contacts you communicate with
most frequently.
To use the Favorites tab:
• From within the Phone app, touch the Favorites tab.
To communicate with a favorite:
• Touch the contact, then touch an icon, as described under
Using the Contacts Tab.
To add a favorite:
1. From the Contacts tab, touch a contact.
2. Touch
.
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5 Sending & Receiving Messages
5.1 Sending Messages
The Message app allows you to send and receive text and multimedia
messaging threads (groups of sent and received messages).
To open the messaging app:
• From the Home screen, touch
.
To send a message:
1. From the Message app, touch New Message.
2. Enter a recipient in the To field.
Matching numbers and contacts appear as you type.
To view a message:
• Within the Message app, touch a messaging thread.
The messages inside the thread display, with the newest message at the
bottom of the screen.
TIP: Threads with new messages are displayed in bold.
3. Touch a matching contact or number to select it, or enter a new number to
message a new contact.
4. Touch the Type to Compose field and enter a message.
5. Touch Send to send your message.
TIP: You can add smileys, subject headings, and more. See Message Options,
below, for more information.
To view a multimedia attachment:
• If the message has a multimedia attachment, touch the attachment to
view it.
TIP: Touch and hold an attachment to download it to your phone.
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To attach multimedia to a message:
1. Press
5.2 Managing Messages
Attach.
2. Select the desired type of attachment (for example, a music file or a
captured picture), then follow the prompts to send the message.
To delete a messaging thread:
• Open the messaging window, and touch and hold a messaging thread. Then
touch Delete Thread.
Message Options
The following actions are available while composing a message.
Save message as a draft
Press
.
ALTERNATE: Exiting the Message app will also
save any draft messages.
TIP: Press
Delete Threads to delete all messaging threads.
To forward, lock, or view message details:
1. Open the messaging window, and touch a messaging thread.
2. Touch and hold a message, then choose one of the following:
Discard a draft
Clear the message text.
• Touch Forward, enter a recipient, and then touch Send to forward a
message.
Enter a smiley
Press
Insert Smiley and touch the
smiley you want to insert.
• Touch Lock message to keep a message from being automatically deleted.
Touch Unlock message to remove the lock from a message.
ALTERNATE: Touch and hold :-) on the onscreen
keyboard and drag to select a smiley.
• Touch View Message Details to see message details, such as when a
message was sent.
Resume working on a draft Touch a message thread marked “Draft.”
Add a subject heading to
your message
ALTERNATE: Enter the characters that make up
the smiley.
5.3 Message Settings
Press
Add Subject and enter the
subject heading.
• From the main Messaging window, press
To specify message settings:
Settings.
The following settings are available.
storage settings
Delete old messages
Automatically delete the oldest message in a
messaging thread whenever the message limits
are exceeded.
Text message limit
Set the number of text messages to save in
each messaging thread. If Delete old messages is
enabled, your oldest text message will be deleted
whenever this limit is exceeded.
Multimedia message limit Set the number of multimedia messages to save in
each messaging thread. If Delete old messages is
enabled, your oldest multimedia message will be
deleted whenever this limit is exceeded.
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Text Message (sms) Settings
Notification Settings
Delivery reports
Request a delivery report whenever you send a
text message.
Notifications
Receive a notification whenever a new message
is received.
Manage SIM card
messages
Open a window where you can work with
messages stored in a SIM card.
Select ringtone
Select the ringtone that plays when you receive a
message notification.
TIP: Select the ringtone “silent” to turn off
message ringtones.
Vibrate
Select to have the phone vibrate when you
receive a new message.
NOTE: This option can be useful for retrieving
messages from a previous phone’s SIM card.
Multimedia Message (mms) Settings
Delivery reports
Request a delivery report whenever you send a
multimedia message.
Read reports
Request reports when your multimedia messages
are read or deleted.
Auto-retrieve
Automatically download attachments from
incoming multimedia messages.
Roaming auto-retrieve
Turn on auto-retrieve even when on another
carrier’s network.
NOTE: Turning off this option lets you prevent
data roaming costs.
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Camera Buttons and Icons
Once opened, the Camera app displays the following icons and buttons:
6 Take Photos & Videos
The Camera app lets you take and share pictures and videos.
Touch the
mode.
To start the Camera app
• Press and hold the Camera button on the side of the phone until the Camera
app opens.
or
to switch between camera and video
Use the shutter button to take a picture or shoot a video.
Touch to select the front-facing camera for self-portraits or
the back-facing camera for high quality pictures.
Drag down the top of the screen (in portrait) or left (in
landscape) to display camera settings, such as brightness,
focus, and so on.
NOTE: See “Changing Picture & Video Settings,” below to
learn about changing camera settings.
To take a picture:
1. Frame your subject on the camera.
2. Touch the Shutter button to take your picture and save the image to the
Gallery.
To shoot a video:
1. From the Camera app, choose
.
2. Touch the Shutter button to begin recording. When done, press the Shutter
button again to stop and save the video to the Gallery.
TIP: You can also open the Camera by touching
in the app launcher.
TIP: If Auto-focus is selected, hold down the camera button halfway to focus
the area in the green box onscreen, and then push the camera button all the
way down to take a photo. See Changing Picture and Video Settings below to
learn about changing focus and other settings.
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6.1 Change Picture & Video Settings
To optimize settings for
specific scenes
To display camera settings:
Touch
(second from the right) and select
from a list of common photographic subjects,
such as fireworks or the beach. The Camera app
will enable all the right settings for taking a
picture of the selected subject. The following
settings are available:
• Drag down the top of the screen (in portrait) or left (in landscape) to display
camera settings, such as brightness, focus, and so on.
• Auto mode automatically selects settings
which are appropriate for most photographs.
You can use the Camera app’s settings to help capture the perfect photo.
Most of these settings are available only on the back-facing camera.
To change burst, photo
size and other settings
• Sports configures the camera for fast action
subjects and emphasizes shorter exposure time
to prevent motion blur.
• Portrait optimizes for photos of a person at
near to middle distances.
Touch
to display a menu controlling burst
capture, picture quality post view time, and
capture bracketing.
The following options are available:
• Landscapes sets focus to infinity and configures
the camera for landscape and scenery far from
the camera.
• Night favors settings for night time or low light
photography.
• Touch
to take a quick series (or burst) of
photos each time you touch the shutter button.
• Touch
to select the rate (in frames per
second) at which a burst of photos is captured.
• Touch
to specify the size of your photo in
megapixels.
• Touch
JPEG.
to select the quality of the captured
The remaining icons on this menu control the
number of seconds a captured photo is
displayed, and whether exposure and focus are
automatically varied during a burst photo
sequence.
To set video quality
• Night portrait better accommodates
photographing a person in low light conditions.
(Video only) Touch
the captured video.
to specify the quality of
• Fireworks pre-configures the camera to take
pictures of fireworks at night.
• Text mode configures the camera to take
pictures of text documents at short distance.
To change focus settings
Touch
to control how the camera focuses.
The following settings are available:
• Automatically focuses the camera for the best
focus setting for subjects in the range of 50
cm to infinity.
• Infinity sets the focus lens to focus on subjects
far away.
• Macro changes the focus range to close ranges
of 10 to 50 cm.
• Touch allows you to touch the area of the
screen on which you want to focus.
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To change the white
balance
Touch
(fourth from the right) to either
automatically or manually choose the correct
ambient light setting (such as Daylight or
Incandescent lighting).
NOTE: The preview window shows the effects of
the different white balance modes.
To change advanced
settings
The following advanced settings are available:
• Touch
to select the exposure time in
seconds. This setting only takes effect when
AE Mode is in either Manual or Aperture
Priority.
• Touch
[AE mode icon] to select an Auto
Exposure mode:
• Auto – set ISO and shutter speed
automatically, ignoring any manual settings.
To change exposure
Touch
to use either longer (+1, +2) or
shorter exposure (-1, -2).
To change flash settings
Touch
, and select a flash setting: Auto, Off,
On, or Torch for a constant light.
• Manual – use the current ISO and shutter
speed settings.
NOTE: When capturing a video, the available
Flash settings are Off and On.
• Shutter Priority – use the manual shutter
speed to automatically calculate the best
ISO value for a normally exposed image.
To change the zoom
Touch
and select a zoom.
To change the color effect
Touch
and specify color enhancements, such
as making the photo black and white or adding a
sepia filter.
To change the ISO value
Touch
to manually set an ISO value. The
default value is recommended for most users,
but advanced users can decrease the value for
well lit conditions or increase it for darker
conditions.
NOTE: The setting only takes effect when AE
Mode is in either Manual or Aperture Priority.
• Aperture priority – use the manual ISO
setting to calculate the best shutter speed
to get a normally exposed image.
• AE Metering Mode – specify whether
metering is done automatically, or to
optimize a small spot in the center of
the focus area, or the entire center of the
focused area.
• Touch
to override the camera’s automatic
setting and select indoor or outdoor settings.
• Touch
to enable or disable the following
settings. eXtreme Noise Reduction (XNR),
Advanced Noise Reduction (ANR), Red Eye
Correction, and Geometric Distortion Correction.
NOTE that XNR, ANR and GDC are normally
selected automatically by the camera.
• Touch
to addresses the artifacts produced
from incandescent lights that naturally flicker
at 50 Hz or 60 Hz. Be default, the camera
automatically attempts to detect the presence
of these banding artifacts and compensate for
them.
• Attempt
to save the GPS coordinates with
each picture.
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• Enable
to correct the lighting in photos
where the subject is standing in front of a
window or other brightly lit background.
• Touch
to enable an experimental feature
that writes the sensor raw image data to USB
storage. This option is not meant for end-user
operation.
• Touch
[rotation mode icon] to record image
rotation information in the image header or in the
image itself. Including the information in the
header may not display the image in the correct
rotation in some viewing applications. Including
the information in the image will make it always
display correctly, but may increase processing
time.
To reset capture settings
6.2 View Your Pictures & Video
Pictures and videos you take with the camera app are stored in the Gallery
app, and can be previewed within the main camera screen.
The Gallery app displays the pictures and videos you’ve taken on your phone,
downloaded from the web, or uploaded to a synchronized Picasa account
(Google’s web-based photo storage). Gallery stores all of your photographs and
videos in albums. Photographs and videos captured with the Camera app are
stored in the “Camera” album, while downloaded media is stored in the
“Downloads” album.
To preview your captures:
• Touch an image within the camera app to display your recently captured
pictures and videos.
• (Video only) Enable
to compensate for
shake produced by holding the camera in your
hand.
To open the Gallery app:
• (Video only) Enable
to turn on noise
reduction, reduce “noise” in the video frames.
To open an album and view the pictures and videos inside:
Touch Reset to return all the camera settings to
their default values. The settings are saved
between camera sessions even if you return to the
Android home screen and restart the camera
application.
• From the App Launcher, touch
.
• From within the Gallery app, touch the thumbnail for the album you want to
open.
Thumbnails for all pictures and videos inside the album will display.
TIP: You can slide left or right to see more albums.
To open a picture or video:
• Within an album, touch the thumbnail for the picture or video you want to
open.
More pictures and videos inside the album can be seen by sliding left or right.
While viewing an album, you can drag the slider at the top of the screen to
to display each pictures and video inside the album as one tile, or to
to group them into smaller albums within the main album. The latter setting is
useful for albums with many pictures and videos. At the top of the screen
press the button with the (Camera) icon to open the Camera app.
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6.2.1 Work with a Photo or Video
Share album(s)
Select at least one album, then touch Share and
select the application or device you wish to use
to share the album, such as Gmail to mail it.
The application or device you selected opens.
You can then use the app or device to finish
sharing the album(s).
Delete album(s)
Select at least one album, then touch the Delete
button at the bottom of the screen. The
album(s) and all pictures contained within are
removed from your phone. Only albums stored
on your phone can be deleted in this way.
After opening a photo or video, you can share it, delete it, and more.
Zoom in and out of a photo
While viewing a photo, touch
or
to zoom out.
See a slideshow of photos
While viewing a photo, touch the Slideshow
button. The remaining photographs in the
album will each be briefly displayed.
to zoom in,
Control a video
While watching a video, use the
button to
pause, the
button to rewind, or the
button to fast forward.
View photo or video details
Open a photo and press
, then touch
More
Details.
NOTE: To view video details, open an album,
then press
twice. Checkmark boxes will
appear next to each video. Touch a video to
check it, then press touch More
Details. If
one photo or video is checked, specific
information about that photo or video and
displays, while if multiple photos or videos are
checked, general information about all of them
will display.
Share a photo or video
Press
More
opened photo or video.
Delete a photo or video
Press
More
Delete to delete an
opened photo or video from your phone.
Share to share an
6.2.2 Working with Albums
You can share albums, delete them, and view their details.
Select an album
Press
twice. Checkboxes appear next to
each album. Touch an album’s checkbox to
select or unselect it, or press the Select All or
Unselect All buttons at the top of the screen to
select or unselect all albums.
View details for selected
album(s)
Select at least one album, then touch More
Details. Details about the selected
album(s) will display, such as the total
number of pictures contained.
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7 Browsing the Web
The browser application lets you surf the web on your Android phone.
To open the browser application:
• Press
.
The Browser window opens and displays your home page.
You can slide the screen up and down to scroll the browser window, and use
the touchscreen to interact with the web page.
To navigate the browser:
• Press
to move to the previous page.
• Press
Forward to move to the next page.
• Press
Refresh to refresh a page.
• Press
Stop to stop loading a page.
To enter a URL or search terms:
1. Touch the URL/Search field at the top of the screen.
2. Enter a URL or search term, using the on-screen keyboard.
As you enter information, matching search terms and websites display.
3. Touch
to open a URL or search for entered text, touch a matching
website to open it, or touch a matching term to search for it.
TIP: If the URL field is hidden, press
.
To zoom in and out:
• Double-touch to zoom in and out.
Once zoomed in, you can slide the screen up, down, left, and right to view
the entire page.
ALTERNATE: Pinch the screen to zoom in and out. See Touchscreen for more
information on how to pinch.
ALTERNATE: Slide your finger on the screen to reveal the zoom control, then
touch
or
to zoom in or out.
To search for text within a webpage:
TIP: Touching a phone number opens the number in the phone app; touching an
address on a web page opens the location in the Maps app; touching an email
address opens the address in the Email or Gmail app.
TIP: Touching and holding an object, such as an address or photo, brings up a
menu of commands. For example, touching and holding a photo allows you to
save the photo on your phone.
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• Press
search for.
More
Find on Page, then enter the text you want to
As you enter text into the search field, matching text on the page is
highlighted.
TIP: Touch
and
to scroll through all matching text.
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7.1 Bookmarks, Most Visited & History
7.3 Set Your Home Page
You can bookmark frequently-visited sites, as well as viewing your bookmarks,
history, and most-visited sites.
Your home page opens when the browser is first launched, or when you open a
new browser window. You can set which website to use as your home page in
the Settings window.
To bookmark a site:
1. Touch
at the top of the screen.
2. Touch Add.
To set your home page:
3. Edit the information if desired, then touch OK to confirm.
2. Enter a URL or touch Use Current Page.
1. Press
To view bookmarks, history, and most visited sites:
More
Settings
Set Home Page
3. Touch OK.
1. Touch
at the top of the screen.
2. Touch the Bookmarks, Most visited, or History tab.
7.4 Changing Browser Settings
3. Touch a website to open it.
You can configure a number of Browser settings, such as how pages display, or
whether to track private information.
TIP: Touch and hold a page to open a menu that lets you manage an entry by
editing, deleting, sharing, and so on.
To change your browser settings:
• Press
More
Settings
To clear your browser history:
• Press
Clear History to clear your browser history.
For information on configuring or disabling what Browser tracks, see
Changing Browser settings.
Popular Browser Settings
The table below lists some of the more popular browser settings.
Text Size
Increase or decrease the size of website text.
Default Zoom
Increase or decrease the default
magnification level.
Block pop-up windows
Prevent websites from opening pop-up windows
without your consent.
Load images
Check to display images in Browser, or uncheck
to disable all image loading.
NOTE: Turning image loading off will significantly
increase page loading speed.
Enable JavaScript*
Check to allow JavaScript* to run, or uncheck to
disallow JavaScript*.
NOTE: Many websites will not function correctly
without JavaScript*.
Enable plug-ins
Enable or disable plug-ins.
7.2 Using Multiple Browser Windows
You can have up to eight different browser windows open at one time.
To switch to another window:
• Press
Windows, then touch a window.
To close a window:
• Press
Windows, then touch
beside a window.
To open a new window:
• Press
Windows
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Clear cache
Touch Clear Cache to delete cache files.
NOTE: Browser stores text and images (a
“cache”) from the websites you visit, in order
to load them more quickly when you revisit the
page.
Accept cookies
Uncheck to prevent sites from storing cookies on
your phone.
NOTE: Many webpages store, read, and update
files (called cookies) on your phone. These can
be used for anything from storing passwords to
remembering your preferences.
Clear all cookie data
Touch to clear all cookies from your phone.
Enable location
Permit websites with location-specific content to
ask if you want to share your location using your
phone’s location information.
NOTE: Requires phone’s location feature to be
turned on.
Clear location access
Removes all access granted to websites to view
your location.
Remember passwords
Remembers passwords.
Clear passwords
Clear saved passwords.
Reset to default
Delete all Browser data, including history,
cookies, passwords, and bookmarks; restore all
Browser settings to their default state.
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To view music on your phone:
8 Playing Music
The Music app lets you listen to your music, see your music library, and
create and listen to playlists.
• Touch one of the four tabs at the top of the screen to display artists,
albums, songs, or playlists.
To open the Music app:
• From the App launcher, touch
.
The Music app opens and displays your library.
TIP: To use a song as a ringtone, touch and hold the song, then touch Use as
phone ringtone.
To play music:
• Touch a song to play it and all of the songs following it (for example, touch a
song in an album start playing the album at that point, or touch a song in a
playlist to start the playlist at that point.
TIP: Touch and hold an artist, album, or playlist, then touch Play to play every
song for that artist, album, or playlist.
8.1 Playback Screen
The Playback screen displays the current song and lets you shuffle your
music, pause a song, and more.
NOTE: If this is your first time using the Music app, the Music app may first
have to catalogue the audio and music files on your phone into a library.
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Remove songs from a playlist:
To see the current playlist
Touch
.
To play your songs in
random order
Touch
.
To repeat a playlist or song
Touch
or twice
Play the next song
Touch
.
Play the previous song
Touch
.
Pause or resume playing
Touch
to pause the current song, or
to resume.
1. From the music library, touch the Playlist tab, then touch a playlist.
2. Touch and hold a song, then touch Remove from Playlist.
once to repeat the current playlist,
to repeat the current song.
Rename or delete a playlist:
1. From the music library, touch the Playlist tab.
2. Touch and hold a playlist, then touch Rename or Delete.
8.3 Managing Music on Your Phone
You can search for and delete music on your phone.
To search for music on your phone
TIP: Touch
screen.
at the bottom of the library screen to return to the playback
• In the main Music screen, touch
, then type the name of an artist,
album or song to search your music library.
8.2 Working With Playlists
To delete a song from your phone:
1. Find the song you want to delete.
You can use playlists to organize your music files into sets of songs.
2. Touch and hold the song, then touch Delete.
3. Touch OK to confirm.
To create a playlist:
1. Touch and hold a song, then touch Add to Playlist
New.
2. Enter the name of the new playlist, then touch OK. The playlist is created,
with the song you selected as the new playlist’s first song.
3. Continue adding songs to the playlist by touching and holding each song
you want to add, then touching Add to Playlist and selecting the playlist.
Rearrange songs in a playlist:
1. From the music library, touch the Playlists tab, then touch a playlist.
2. Touch and hold the left side of a song entry, then drag a song up or down
to change its order in the playlist.
3. Press
8.3.1 Transferring Music from Computer
You can transfer music, audio, or playlist files from your computer onto your
phone, following the instructions for transferring files described in Transfer
Files between your Phone and Computer.
Once transferred, the Music app will automatically find and catalogue all
supported music, audio, and playlist files (including MP3, M4a, AMR, MIDI,
M3U, WPL, and PLS, and OGG Vorbis, as well as music purchased from
online stores, and music copied from your CD collection).
to save the new arrangement and exit the playlist.
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9 Connections
Your Android phone can connect to Wi-Fi networks, Bluetooth wireless
technology-enabled products (such as headsets), and your computer. You can
also connect to virtual private networks (or VPNs) and use your phone as a
hotspot.
To remove or modify a saved network:
1. From the Home screen, press
Settings
Wireless & networks
Wi-Fi settings.
2. Touch and hold the network, then touch Forget network or Modify network.
9.1 Using Wi-Fi
Your phone can connect to Wi-Fi networks. Once connected, you can use your
connection to browse the internet, check your email, and more.
Using a Wi-Fi network can help save on data costs for your phone.
To connect to a wireless network:
1. From the Home screen, press
NOTE: If the network is secured, enter the security information by touching
Open (under Security) and selecting the type of network security which the
network uses (for example, WEP or WPA). Then enter the requested security
information, such as a password.
Settings
Wireless & networks.
2. If Wi-Fi is not enabled, touch Wi-Fi to turn it on.
3. Touch Wi-Fi settings. The available networks display.
4. Touch a network, then touch Connect.
NOTE: For secured networks, enter the requested security information, then
touch Connect.
9.2 Wireless Bluetooth® Connection
You can use your phone to connect to wireless products featuring Bluetooth
technology up to eight meters away. To connect to a Bluetooth wireless
technology-enabled product for the first time, you must pair it with your
phone. Once paired, your phone will automatically connect to paired products.
To pair phone with Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled product:
1. From the Home screen, press
Settings
Wireless & networks.
2. If Bluetooth wireless technology is not enabled, touch Bluetooth to turn it
on.
TIP: If no networks are listed, make sure the Wi-Fi box has a checkmark.
3. Touch Bluetooth settings. The available Bluetooth wireless technologyenabled products display.
4. Select the product you wish to pair.
To add a network:
5. Confirm the product number and touch Pair to pair the product. Once
paired, your phone will automatically connect with the product.
1. From the Home screen, press
Settings
Wireless & networks
Wi-Fi settings.
2. Scroll to the bottom of the list of available networks and touch
Add Wi-Fi network.
3. Enter the network’s SSID (the name of the network).
4. Touch Save. Your phone saves the information entered, and uses it to
connect to the network whenever it is available.
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NOTE: If the product requires a pass code before pairing, try entering 0000
or 1234, or check the product’s documentation. If your phone doesn’t display
the Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled product, touch Scan for devices to
rescan. See the documentation that came with your product to learn how to
configure it to be discoverable by phone.
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To disconnect a Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled product:
1. From the Home screen, press
Bluetooth settings.
Settings
Wireless & networks
2. Touch a connected product, then touch OK to disconnect.
To reconnect a paired Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled product:
1. From the Home screen, press
Bluetooth settings.
Settings
Wireless & networks
9.4 Transfer Files Between Your Phone & Computer
You can transfer files between your phone and your computer by connecting
your phone to your computer’s USB port.
To transfer files between your phone and your computer
1. Use the USB cable that came with your phone (the “cord” of
your phone’s power cord) to connect your phone to your computer’s
USB port.
2. Touch a paired product to which you want to connect.
To unpair Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled product:
1. From the Home screen, press
Settings
Wireless & networks
Bluetooth settings.
2. Touch and hold a paired but disconnected product, then touch Unpair.
Warning! Follow any instructions that appear on your computer when
connecting to the USB port. Failure to follow these instructions may result
in damage to your files.
2. Once connected, you will see the following screen.
9.3 Near Field Communications (NFC)
NFC allows you to exchange information with other nearby smartphones and
similar devices with just a swipe or a tap. Possibilities include: using your
phone as a credit card; paying for public transportation, as well as receiving
up-to-date schedules; interacting with smart posters for more information on
select topics; sharing games, links and more with friends simply by tapping
phones.
NOTE: To use Near Field Communications, download an NFC-enabled app
from the Play Store.
To enable NFC:
• From the Home screen, press
touch NFC.
Settings
Wireless & networks
3. Touch Turn on USB Storage, then touch OK.
Once connected, your phone’s storage will appear as an accessible drive on
your computer. You can open the drive and copy files from it and to it just
as you would with a flash drive or memory card.
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NOTE: While your phone is connected to your computer, any applications
that require access to your phone’s files (such as Gallery and Music) will be
unusable.
To connect to a previously-added VPN
1. From the Home screen, press
VPN settings.
Settings
Wireless & networks
The VPNs you have added are listed at the bottom of the screen.
To disconnect your phone from the computer:
1. On your phone, touch Turn off USB storage.
2. Touch the desired VPN. Enter any requested information.
2. If this screen is no longer displaying, drag down the notification panel and
touch Turn off USB storage to redisplay the screen.
3. Once “Preparing USB card” stops displaying in the notification area, click
“Safely remove hardware and eject media” from your computer’s system
tray.
4. Select your phone from the displayed options.
5. Disconnect the USB cable from your phone and your computer.
9.5 Connecting to Virtual Private Networks
Virtual private networks (VPNs) allow you to connect to a secured local
network from outside the network. VPNs are commonly deployed by schools,
corporations, and other institutions that rely primarily on an on-location
network, but allow secure access from the outside.
3. Touch Connect.
To disconnect from a VPN:
• Open the notifications panel, and touch the active VPN notification.
9.6 Sharing Your Phone’s Data Connection
You can share your phone’s data connection with a computer, allowing that
computer to access the internet by using your phone’s data stream. You can
share your phone’s data connection with a single computer by using USB
tethering, or with up to eight computers at a time by enabling the Portable
Wi-Fi Hotspot setting.
NOTE: Not all carriers support sharing your phone’s data connection. Please
check with your carrier to find out more.
To connect to a VPN for the first time, add that VPN to your phone. You can
then connect to it automatically at any time.
To add a VPN to your phone:
1. From the Home screen, press
VPN settings
Add VPN.
Settings
Wireless & networks
2. Select the type of VPN, based on instructions from your VPN administrator,
and then follow your network administrator’s instructions to configure each
component of the VPN’s settings.
3. When you are done configuring the VPN, press
Save.
Your phone saves the VPN’s configuration and connects.
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9.6.1 Share Your Phone’s Data Connection via USB
Tethering You can share your phone’s data connection with a single
9.6.2 Share Your Phone’s Data Connection as a Wi-Fi
Hotspot You can turn your phone into a Wi-Fi Hotspot to let other
computer via the USB port. However, you can only do this when you are not
currently using the USB port to share files.
computers and devices use your phone’s data connection as a wireless network.
NOTE: Some operating systems, such as Windows XP, require you to prepare
your computer before enabling USB tethering. Visit www.android.com/tether
for more information.
To tether your phone:
1. Use the USB cable that came with your phone to connect your phone to
your computer’s USB port.
2. From the Home screen, press
Settings
Tethering & portable hotspot.
3. Touch USB Tethering to enable tethering.
Wireless & networks
Your phone will begin sharing its data connection with your computer. For
help with setting us USB tethering on your computer, please use the Help
available on the Tethering & portable hotspot settings page on your phone.
4. When you are finished, uncheck USB tethering, or simply disconnect the
USB cable.
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To turn your phone into a Wi-Fi Hotspot:
1. From the Home screen, press
Settings
Tethering & portable hotspot.
2. Touch Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot to enable it.
Wireless & networks
Your phone will broadcast its Wi-Fi SSID, and can be connected to like
any other wireless network.
Uncheck the Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot setting to stop sharing your phone’s
data connection.
Secure Your Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot
You can secure your phone’s Wi-Fi connection, so that other devices and
computers can only use it as a Wi-Fi hotspot after entering the required
security information.
To secure your phone’s portable Wi-Fi hotspot:
1. From the Home screen, press
Settings
Wireless & networks
Tethering & portable hotspot.
2. Ensure that Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot is checked, then touch
Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings
Configure Wi-Fi hotspot.
3. Change any desired security settings, then touch Save.
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To remove an account from your phone:
1. From Accounts & sync, touch the account to remove.
10 Accounts
You can keep your phone synchronized with your Google, email, and corporate
accounts, as well as synchronizing contacts with other applications.
2. Touch Remove Account.
3. Touch to confirm deletion.
NOTE: You can only remove your first Google account by deleting all personal
information from your phone.
To change an account’s synchronization settings:
1. From Accounts & sync, touch the account whose synchronization settings
you want to change.
2. In the screen that opens, check or uncheck the kinds of information you
want synchronized. For example, your Google account lets you
enable or disable synchronization of your book, contacts, Gmail account,
and calendar.
NOTE: Previously synchronized data remains on your phone until you
manually delete it.
To turn background data on or off:
• From Accounts & sync, check or uncheck Background data.
To open the Accounts screen
• From the Home screen, press
Settings
Accounts & sync.
To add an account to your phone:
1. From the Accounts screen, touch Add Account.
2. Select the type of account to add, such as a corporate account
(using Microsoft Exchange) or a Google account.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions for configuring your account
(or configure your account manually).
NOTE: The first time you open an app that uses accounts (such as Email,
Calendar, or Gmail) you will be prompted to add an account. The process for
adding an account within these apps is identical to that described above.
NOTE: Turning this option off extends battery life and lowers data usage, but
stops most background transmissions, such as receiving Gmail messages and
keeping track of Calendar events.
To turn automatic synchronization on or off:
• From Accounts & sync, check or uncheck Auto-sync.
NOTE: If this option is turned off, accounts and applications must be
synchronized manually.
To manually synchronize an account:
1. From Accounts & sync, touch the account to sync.
2. Touch the type of data to sync.
TIP: You can sync all types of data for the account by pressing
Sync Now.
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11 Email
The Email app allows you to access your web-based email (such as Yahoo or
Hotmail) and your corporate accounts (using Microsoft Exchange). The screen
shots in this chapter show a Gmail account set up using the Email app.
NOTE: Before using the Email app, first set up your accounts as
described below.
To use the Email app:
• Touch
.
Your inbox displays, displaying new messages at the top and unread
messages bolded.
NOTE: If you have more than one email account, you will be able to work with
an account’s inbox or a combined inbox. This is described under Working with
the Accounts screen.
TIP: To work with multiple messages in your inbox, touch the checkbox next to
each message you want to work with, and then touch Mark unread, Add star,
or Delete.
To add a new account:
If you’re launching the Email app for the first time, the Email Account Wizard
will open, and guide you through adding an account.
1. Enter your email address and password.
2. Touch Next, then wait for the Email app to connect with your mail provider.
3. Enter a display name (the name displayed to anyone to whom you send a
message.) You can also enter an optional account name, which will display in
the Email app’s list of accounts.
4. Touch Done to add the account.
NOTE: You can add another account at any time by pressing
Add Account in the Email app’s Accounts Screen.
To view an account’s folders:
1. Press
Folders to view a list of the account’s folders.
2. Touch a folder to open it.
To check for new messages:
• Press
Refresh.
TIP: Synchronized accounts refresh automatically.
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To read a message:
• Touch a message to open it.
To star a message
To open next or
previous message
Touch
Touch
.
or
at the top of the screen.
To send a message:
1. Press
Compose.
2. Enter the recipient, subject, and message text.
3. Touch Send to send the message, Draft to save it as a draft, or Discard
to discard unsaved drafts.
The following actions are available while working with a message.
To open or save an
attachment
Touch Open or Save to open or save an attachment.
To display images
Touch Show Pictures to display images within
a message.
To reply
Touch Reply to reply to the sender or Reply All to reply
to all recipients.
To forward
Press
To delete
Touch Delete.
Forward.
NOTE: Some accounts let you recover deleted
messages from a Trash folder.
To mark a
message unread
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Press
TIP: Add an attachment (such as a picture) by pressing
attachment and selecting an attachment.
TIP: Add a Cc or Bcc recipient by pressing
Add
Add Cc or Add Bcc.
Mark as unread.
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11.1 Working With Accounts
touch a folder to open it.
If you have more than one Email account, you can switch between inboxes
using the Accounts screen.
NOTE: Only folders containing messages are displayed.
NOTE: Adding and removing accounts is described in Accounts.
11.1.1 Account Settings
To change an account’s settings:
To open the Accounts screen:
• Press
• From the Accounts screen, touch and hold the account whose settings you
want to change, then touch Account settings.
Accounts.
Unread messages
Read messages
Account settings
You can change any of the following account settings.
Account name
Enter your account’s account name.
Your name
Enter the name people see when you send a message from
this account.
Signature
Enter the signature to append to messages sent from this
account.
Inbox check
frequency
Select how often the Email app checks this account for
new messages.
Default account
Select the default email account.
Default email address
NOTE: The default email account is used by default
whenever you send an email without specifying which
account to send it from, such as when you click on a
contact’s email address.
To open an inbox:
Email
notifications
Receive a notification whenever a new email arrives in this
account’s inbox.
Select ringtone
Select the ringtone for new email notifications.
TIP: Select the ringtone “silent” to turn off email
ringtones.
• Touch an account to open that account’s inbox, or touch Combined Inbox to
view all of your accounts’ messages in one inbox.
TIP: When working in the combined inbox, different account’s messages are
marked with colored bars.
TIP: Touch Starred or Drafts to view starred and draft messages from all of
your accounts.
Vibrate
Select to have the phone vibrate when you receive a new
message.
Incoming
and Outgoing
settings
Configure the server settings for this account.
To display an account’s folders:
• Touch
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next to an account to display an account’s folders, and then
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12.1 Viewing Your Events
12 Calendar
The Calendar app lets you create and manage events, meetings and
appointments. By default, your Calendar app automatically synchronizes with
any Google or Microsoft Exchange accounts you’ve added to your phone.
NOTE: See Accounts for information on how to add accounts to your phone,
and on how to configure the synchronization of existing accounts.
, then touch
• Agenda: Lists an agenda of your events in chronological order.
• Day: Displays a calendar view of one day, with a red line indicating the
current time.
• Week: Displays a calendar view of one week.
• Month: Displays a calendar view of one month, with scheduled times marked
with a vertical colored bar.
To use the Calendar app:
• Touch
The Calendar has four views:
.
TIP: Touch to see a day’s events.
The Calendar app opens, displaying your events from all of your
synchronized accounts.
NOTE: All-day and multiday events display at the top of the agenda, day,
and week views.
To change the calendar view:
• Press
and select a view option, or touch Today to return to
today’s events.
TIP: Events from each account display in a different color.
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To create an event:
1. In any of the calendar views, press
More
New Event.
ALTERNATE: In Day, Week, or Month view, touch and hold a spot on the
calendar, then touch New Event.
2. Specify the event name and time.
Enter any details, such as guest emails to invite to the event or a
reminder you want to set. View additional details by pressing
Show Extra Options.
3. Touch Done.
NOTE: If you have more than one calendar, you can choose the calendar to
which to add the event.
TIP: You can credit, edit, and delete events by touching and holding an event in
the calendar view.
12.2 Storing & Displaying Calendars
TIP: Slide up and down to move backwards and forwards.
For each of your synchronized calendar accounts, you can set whether the
calendars are stored on the phone and whether they are visible.
NOTE: The Calendar app synchronizes events from the previous month
through one year in the future.
NOTE: For information on adding and synchronizing accounts, see Accounts.
To view an event’s details:
To specify whether calendars are stored and displayed:
• Touch an event to view its details.
1. Press
More
Calendars.
2. Touch each account to toggle through the three settings:
The following actions are available while viewing an event’s details.
To respond to an invitation
Touch the drop-down menu below Attending,
then touch Yes, No, Maybe or No Response.
To add or remove reminders Touch
or
under Reminder.
To change a reminder
Touch Reminder and choose when you want to
be reminded.
To edit an event
Press
Edit Event.
To delete an event
Press
Delete Event.
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•
Store on the phone and show.
•
Store on the phone and hide.
•
Don’t store or show.
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12.3 Changing Calendar Settings
To change calendar settings:
• Press
More
Settings.
You can change any of the following settings:
Hide declined
events
Don’t show events which you have declined to attend.
Use home
time zone
When travelling, continue to show events in your home
time zone rather than the local time zone.
Home time zone
Specify the time zone to use for Use home time zone.
Set alerts &
notifications
Receive a notification for reminders, either as a ringtone
alert or status bar notification.
Select ringtone
Select the ringtone for new event notifications.
TIP: Select the ringtone silent to turn off event
ringtones.
Vibrate
Select to have the phone vibrate when you receive a new
event notification.
Default reminder
time
Select a default time to be reminded for events.
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To view account folders:
13 Gmail
You can create a Gmail account for your phone, or sync your phone with your
existing Gmail account.
• Touch the name of the currently-opened folder (in the upper right corner of
the screen), then touch a folder to open it.
To read a message:
NOTE: Before using the Gmail app, first set up your accounts as described in
Accounts.
TIP: To display older messages, touch x read messages at the top
of the screen.
To use the Gmail app:
• Touch
, then touch
• Touch a conversation.
.
The following actions are available while working with a message.
Your Gmail inbox displays.
To preview or
download an
attachment
Touch Preview or Download to open or save an
attachment.
To display images
Touch Show Picture to display images within the text of
a message.
To reply
Touch
to reply to the sender, or
reply to all recipients.
To forward
Touch
To delete
Touch Delete.
to
.
NOTE: Deleted conversations are placed under the
Trash label, and are automatically deleted after thirty
days.
To mark a message
unread
Press
To star a message
Touch
To open next or
previous message
Touch
Mark unread.
.
or
at the bottom of the screen.
NOTE: If you have multiple Gmail accounts, touch the top-right corner (with
the name of the Gmail account) to switch to another account.
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To send a message
1. From the inbox, Press
Compose.
2. Enter the recipient, subject, and message text.
3. Touch Send to send the message.
TIP: Touch
draft.
to save the draft, or touch
Discard to discard the
TIP: Add an attachment (such as a picture) to a message by pressing
Attach and selecting an attachment.
TIP: Add a Cc or Bcc recipient by pressing
Add Cc/Bcc.
13.1 Gmail Settings
To open Gmail settings
1. From your Inbox, press
More
Settings.
2. Touch General preferences to set Gmail settings or touch an account to
configure that account.
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14 Other Phone Functions
TIP: You can uncheck the selected checkboxes by touching Clear Selection.
Your phone has several other functions, including downloads, navigation, and
automatic updates.
To cancel downloads:
14.1 Updating Software
14.3 Managing Applications
As updated versions of your phone’s software become available, you can
download them directly onto your phone.
The Manage Applications screen lets you see and manage your installed
applications by uninstalling an application, changing where an application is
stored, and more.
To check for and install updates:
1. Press
Settings
About Phone.
• Press
Cancel All Downloads.
2. Touch System updates and then touch Check for Updates.
3. If updated software is available, it will automatically begin downloading to
your phone. You can monitor the download in the Notifications Panel.
4. When the update is finished downloading, touch Apply Update to install the
new software.
14.2 Downloads
You can use the Downloads application to view, open, or delete your
downloaded items.
NOTE: All downloaded items are stored on your phone’s device memory, under
the download directory. You can view and copy items from this folder by
connecting your phone to your computer, as described in Transfer Files
between your Phone and Computer.
To use the Downloads app:
1. Touch
, then touch
.
2. Touch an item to open it.
NOTE: You can touch a header (such as “Today” or “1 month ago”) to expand
or conceal all downloaded items under that header.
To delete a downloaded item:
• Touch the checkbox next to an item to select it, then touch Delete.
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To manage applications:
1. From the Home screen, press
, then touch Manage apps.
2. Touch the tabs at the top of the screen to select which list of apps to display
(apps which you downloaded onto your phone, apps which can be run on
your USB storage, apps which are currently running, or all apps.)
NOTE: Apps currently installed on your USB storage are marked with a
checkmark.
3. Touch an app to display its storage usage, software version, and what
actions it is permitted to perform.
To stop an application:
1. From the Manage Applications screen, touch the Downloaded tab to view
all applications you have downloaded.
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2. Touch the application you want to stop.
3. Touch Force Stop.
14.4 Clock
Important. Forcibly stopping an application may cause temporary errors on your
phone, and require you to restart your phone to restore full functionality.
To open the Clock app:
The Clock app displays the time and allows you to set alarms.
• Touch
, then touch
.
To uninstall an application:
1. From the Manage Applications screen, touch the Downloaded tab to
view all downloaded applications.
2. Touch the application you want to uninstall.
3. Touch Uninstall, then touch OK to confirm.
14.3.1 Changing Where an App is Stored
Apps can either be stored in the phone’s device memory or on the phone’s USB
storage. Since your phone’s device memory contains your private information, it
is tightly guarded by your phone’s operating system, and you cannot directly
access it when you connect your computer to your phone. Storage space on
your phone’s device memory is also very limited. You may therefore wish to
move an application from the phone’s device memory to the USB storage.
To change where an app is stored:
1. From the Manage Applications screen, touch On your USB storage to view
all applications currently, or potentially, installed on your phone’s USB
storage.
2. Touch the application whose location you want to change.
3. Touch Move to USB Storage to move the app from device memory to your
USB storage,
or touch Move to Phone to move the app back to device memory.
To add an alarm:
1. Touch
at the bottom of the clock screen.
2. Touch Add Alarm.
3. Set the alarm time.
4. Touch Set.
5. Customize any additional alarm settings, such as ringtone or repeat.
6. Touch Done.
To turn an alarm on and off:
1. Touch
at the bottom of the clock screen.
2. Touch the bar in front of the alarm to turn it on or off.
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14.5 Calculator
14.6 Global Positioning System (GPS)
The calculator app lets you use your phone as a calculator.
To use the calculator app
• Touch
, then touch
.
You can use the touchscreen to enter numbers, perform operations,
and clear the screen, just as you would on a basic calculator.
GPS is a satellite navigation system that provides incredibly accurate location
information. Receivers pull down information from an array of satellites to
calculate the user’s three-dimensional position. GPS technology can be found
in many devices, from phones and wristwatches, to ships and airplanes, to ATMs
and pet collars.
NOTE: The Google Maps and Google Nav apps are GPS-enabled. You can find
more apps that use GPS in the Play Store.
To enable GPS:
• From the Home screen, press
touch Use GPS satellites.
Settings
Location & security
TIP: Slide the screen to the left to see more advanced functions, such as pi,
sin, log, square root, and left and right parentheses.
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14.6.1 Maps
Google Maps lets you find any location using your phone.
14.6.2 Nav
Google Nav turns your phone into a GPS navigation device.
To use Google Maps
1. Touch
in the App Launcher.
To use Google Nav
1. Touch
in the App Launcher.
2. Enter an address.
2. Enter an address, a city, a business name, or a type of establishment in
the search box.
3. Touch
3. Touch
TIP: Select a contact or starred place to quickly navigate to a favorite location.
or touch a suggested location.
.
TIP: You can get directions or a street view for a location by touching the
location on the map and then choosing Directions or press
Street view.
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15 Changing Phone Settings
The settings window displays all of the settings that effect how your phone
looks and works.
The Wireless & networks section configures your phone’s connections, such as
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless technology.
Airplane mode
To open the settings window:
• From the Home screen, press
15.1 Wireless & Networks Settings
Settings.
You can touch a section, such as Wireless & networks, to reveal the settings
in that section.
Disable all wireless connections, including
Bluetooth wireless technology and 3G.
Activating airplane mode greys out some other
settings, such as Call Settings.
Wi-Fi
Turn on Wi-Fi, then configure any desired setting
under Wi-Fi Settings.
For information on using Wi-Fi, see Using Wi-Fi.
Wi-Fi settings
Configure your Wi-Fi connection with the following
settings.
• Network notification. Receive a notification when
an open Wi-Fi network becomes available.
The rest of this section describes many of the settings available on
your phone.
• Wi-Fi protected setup. Automatically connect to
a WPS access point using the WPS setup on the
device.
• Wi-Fi networks. Lists all networks you have
previously-added or connected to, as well as
nearby Wi-Fi networks.
TIP: Press
networks.
Scan to rescan the available
• Add Wi-Fi network (at bottom of Wi-Fi networks
list). Add a Wi-Fi network by entering its SSID
(network name) and any required security
information.
Press
Advanced in the Wi-Fi settings
screen to see additional Wi-Fi settings, such as Use
Static IP or MAC address.
Bluetooth
Turn on Bluetooth wireless technology.
For more information on pairing your phone with a
Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled product, see
Wireless Bluetooth Connection.
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Bluetooth settings
Configure your Bluetooth connection with the
following settings.
• Device name. Give your phone a custom device
name, visible on some Bluetooth wireless
technology-enabled products.
NFC
Touch to enable Near Field Communications, which
allows you to exchange information with other nearby
smartphones and similar devices.
NFC settings
Configure your NFC with the following setting:
• Smart Cards: Enable or disable the embedded
smart cards.
• Discoverable. Enable phone to be discoverable by
other Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled
products.
• Discoverable timeout. Set how long a device will
be discoverable.
• Scan for devices. Scan for any nearby Bluetooth
wireless technology-enabled products.
• Bluetooth devices. List Bluetooth wireless
technology-enabled products that are nearby or
have been previously connected.
TIP: Touch and hold a listed Bluetooth wireless
technology-enabled product to see other options,
such as Unpair.
Tethering & portable
hotspot
Configure your phone for tethering or for use as a
portable hotspot with the following settings.
• USB Tethering. Share your phone’s mobile data
network connection with your computer via a
USB connection.
• Portable Wi-Fi hotspot. Share your phone’s mobile
data network connection as a portable Wi-Fi
hotspot.
• Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings. Configure your
phone’s Wi-Fi hotspot settings, such as its SSID or
security.
For more information on tethering and hotspots, see
Sharing Your Phone’s Data Connection.
VPN Settings
Configure your Virtual Private Network using the
following settings.
• Add VPN. Add a VPN by selecting the type and
specifying any additional details, as provided by
your system administrator.
NOTE: To use Near Field Communications,
download an NFC-enabled app from the Play Store.
Mobile networks
Configure your mobile network using the
following settings.
• Data enabled. Clear this checkbox to prevent your
phone from transmitting data on any mobile
network. This is useful when you’re traveling
and wish to avoid charges for data use on a local
carrier’s network, and can also decrease the
battery usage.
Disabling data does not prevent your phone from
transmitting data on other networks, such as
Wi-Fi or Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled
products.
• Data roaming. Clear this checkbox to prevent your
phone from using other carrier’s mobile networks
when your own is unavailable.
• Access Point Names: Select from the available
access points.
• Data usage. Displays your data usage.
Touch this setting to see more details about
your network’s data use policy. For more
information on your data use policy, please
contact your carrier.
• Network operators: Scan for and select a
network operator.
• VPNs. Lists previously added and connected
VPNs. Touch a VPN to reconnect to it.
For more information on VPNs, see Sharing Your
Phone’s Data Connection.
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15.2 Call Settings
15.3 Sound Settings
Call settings let you configure features related to making calls, such as call
forwarding and voicemail.
Sound settings let you configure your phone’s sounds.
Fixed dialing numbers
Touch to manage fixed dialing number settings.
Voicemail service
Select the service to use for your voicemail.
Voicemail settings
Configure your voicemail.
Call forwarding
Configure call forwarding.
Additional settings
Configure your calls with the following settings.
Silent mode
Silence all sounds except media (such as videos and
music) and alarms.
Vibrate
Configure when the phone vibrates instead of
ringing.
Volume
Set the volume for each sound made by your phone,
such as media or incoming calls.
If you select “Use incoming call volume for
notifications,” you can use the “Ringtone” volume
to set the notification volume.
Phone ringtone
Select the ringtone for a phone call.
You can also select a song as a ringtone through the
Music App. See Playing Music for more information.
Notification ringtone
Select the notification ringtone.
Feedback
Specify the kind of feedback your phone provides,
such as audible touch tones or haptic (vibration)
feedback.
• Caller ID. Set whether your phone number is
displayed to the people you call.
• Call waiting. Enable call waiting on your phone.
Use Internet calling
Specify when to use Internet calling.
NOTE: Fixed Dialing Numbers are restricted outgoing calls. These are often
used as parental control over which phone numbers children can dial.
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15.4 Display Settings
15.6 Applications Settings
The Display settings configure your phone’s screen, such as its brightness
or rotation.
The Applications settings screen lets you view and configure the applications
installed on your phone.
Brightness
Adjust the screen’s brightness automatically, or
select the desired brightness.
For the longest battery life, use the lowest
comfortable brightness.
Auto-rotate screen
Check to automatically rotate the orientation of the
screen as you turn the phone sideways or upright.
Animation
Select whether to display transition animations.
Screen timeout
Set how long a phone will idle before the phone
enters sleep mode.
For the longest battery life, use the shortest timeout.
Unknown sources
Warning! Malicious applications can access the
contents of your phone and seriously compromise
your phone’s security and privacy. Always be careful
when downloading and installing an application
from anywhere other than the Play Store.
Manage applications
List all the applications and software installed on
your phone.
Touch an application to view more details and
manage the application.
See Managing Applications for more information.
15.5 Location & Security Settings
The Location & security settings screen lets you configure how your phone
gathers and uses information about your physical location, and how your
phone is locked and secured.
Permit installing applications from locations other
than Play Store, such as applications downloaded
from the web or received by email.
Running services
List applications, processes, or services currently
running or cached.
Storage and
battery use
See the storage and battery usage of applications.
Use wireless networks Use information from Wi-Fi and mobile networks to
determine your approximate physical location.
You must consent to sharing your location
anonymously with Google’s location service to
enable this feature.
Use GPS satellites
Use your phone’s global positioning system (GPS)
satellite receiver to pinpoint your physical location.
Set up screen lock/
Change screen lock
Secure your phone with a pattern, PIN, or password.
Set up SIM card lock
Require a PIN to use your phone.
Visible passwords
Briefly display each character of your password.
Otherwise, only asterisks display.
Credential storage
Store credentials for accessing VPNs or SSL web
servers.
See Securing Your Phone for more information.
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15.7 Accounts & Sync Settings
The Accounts & Sync settings screen lets you add, remove, and manage your
accounts (including Google and Microsoft Exchange accounts). For more
information on working with accounts and synchronizing data, see Accounts.
Background data
15.8 Privacy Settings
Use the Privacy settings to manage your personal information.
Back up my data
Permit applications to synchronize data in the
background, whether or not you are actively working
with them.
The following data can be backed up and restored:
Wi-Fi passwords, Browser bookmarks, a list of the
applications you’ve installed, the words you’ve
added to the user dictionary, and most of your
configured settings. Some third-party applications
may also take advantage of this feature.
Unchecking this setting can save battery life and
lower data use.
Auto-sync
Manage accounts
Permit applications to automatically
synchronize data.
Unchecking this setting means you must manually
synchronize data, either by opening an account and
touching Sync Now, or by opening an application and
synchronizing that application manually.
Add account
Unchecking this option stops backing up your data
and deletes any existing backups.
Automatic restore
Restore your settings and other data when you
reinstall an application, using your current
Google account.
Factory Data Reset
Erase all of your personal data from internal phone
storage. Resetting the phone does not erase any
software updates you’ve downloaded.
Lists all of the accounts added to your phone.
Touch an account to open it and see more
information.
Back up some of your personal data to Google
servers. If you replace your phone, you can restore
the data you’ve backed up.
Add an account to your phone.
Touch the kind of account you want to add, then
enter your account’s username and password.
You can also erase data downloaded to USB storage.
After resetting your phone, you’ll be returned to the
Google wizard when you next restart your phone.
15.9 Storage Settings
Use the storage settings to add Device Memory.
15.0 Changing Phone Settings
USB storage
Lists the total and available space on your phone’s
USB storage.
Erase USB storage
Permanently erases everything on your phone’s USB
storage.
Device memory
Lists the available device memory.
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15.10 Language & Keyboard Settings
The Language & keyboard settings let you set the default language for your
phone, and configure how your Onscreen Keyboard displays and functions. For
more information, see Onscreen Keyboard Basics.
Select language
Select the language for your onscreen keyboard.
User dictionary
Displays the user dictions used to identify words as
you type.
15.12 Date & Time Settings
The Date & time settings screen lets you configure how the date and time are
displayed on your phone. You can also use this screen to manually enter the
date and time, rather than obtaining the current time from the mobile network.
Automatic
Uncheck to set the date, time, and time zone on the
phone manually, rather than obtaining the current time
from the mobile network.
Set Date/time zone/
time
Manually set the phone’s date, time zone, and time.
This setting is only available if the Automatic
setting, above, is unchecked.
Use 24-hour format
Display the time using 24-hour time format—for
example, display 13:00 rather than 1:00 PM.
Select date format
Select the date format.
Touch a word to edit or delete it, or press
Add to add a word.
Android Keyboard
Configure your Android keyboard.
Swype
Configure your Swype Keyboard.
From the Home screen, press Settings
Language & keyboard
Swype
Select Input Method. Touch Swype or Android keyboard to select the desired
input method.
15.13 About Phone
15.11 Accessibility Settings
Set the accessibility features of your phone.
Accessibility
Enable all installed accessibility plug-ins.
Power button ends call Causes pressing the power button to end an
active call.
The About Phone settings screen displays information about your phone.
System updates
Check for Android system software updates.
Status
Touch to open the Status screen.
Battery use
Touch to display a list of the applications and
operating system components that have used the
battery since you last charged it.
You can touch an item to see more detailed
information about its battery use. See Battery Tips
for tips about optimizing your battery use.
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Legal information
Display legal information about the software
included with your phone.
Other information
Displays additional details about your phone.
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The device beeps and the battery icon flashes:
16 Troubleshooting
Use the following tips to troubleshoot any issues on your phone.
• Your battery is low. Recharge or replace the battery to continue using the
device.
Outgoing calls are not connected:
Phone doesn’t respond:
• Ensure that you have touched
to dial the number.
• Make sure the phone is fully charged.
• Ensure that you’re connected to the correct cellular network.
• Try turning the phone off, and then turning it back on.
• Ensure that you haven’t turned on outgoing call barring
(under Settings
Call Settings).
• If the above doesn’t work, press and hold power button for 10 seconds until the
phone turns off. Then release the power button, and then turn the phone back
on.
Incoming calls are not connected:
• Ensure that your device is turned on.
• Ensure that you’re connected to the correct cellular network.
• Ensure that you haven’t turned on incoming call barring
(under Settings
Call Settings).
Others cannot hear you speaking on a call:
• Ensure that you are not covering the built-in microphone.
• Ensure that the microphone is close to your mouth.
• If you’re using a headset, make sure that it is properly connected.
Audio quality is poor:
• Ensure that you are not blocking the device’s internal antenna.
• When you are in an area with weak signals or poor reception, you may have
to move to another area for better reception.
When dialling from contacts, the call is not connected:
• Ensure that the correct number is stored in the contact list.
• Re-enter and save the number if necessary.
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