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Charge the battery
The battery in your phone hasn’t been charged yet. While your phone is charging, it’s important
that you do not remove the battery pack. Doing so can damage your phone. Also, please don’t
try to take your phone apart. (If you do, it may invalidate your warranty.)
Choose a rate plan wisely
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strongly recommend that you talk to T-Mobile about data rates. If you’re on a standard data
plan, the costs could really add up. Switching to a flat-rate plan could be a lot cheaper.
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example, you may need to tell the person you’re speaking to before you start recording. It’s a
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proper usage of your phone to prevent injuries and to avoid damaging your phone. You can also
refer to this guide for regulatory information about your phone.
You can also visit our support website at www.htc.com/support to download the Safety and
regulatory guide and to access other helpful resources for your phone.
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Conventions used in this guide
In this user guide, we use the following symbols to indicate useful and important information:
This is a note. A note often gives additional information, such as what happens on your phone
when you choose to do or not to do a certain action. A note also provides information that may
only be applicable to some situations.
This is a tip. A tip gives you an alternative way to do a particular step or procedure, or lets you
know of an option that you may find helpful.
This indicates that something is very important. Important information is something that you need
to do in order to accomplish a certain task or to get a phone feature to work properly.
This provides safety precaution information, that is, information that you need to be careful about
to prevent potential problems when using your phone.
Contents
Basics
Inside the box ............................................................................................................................. 14
Your Phone .................................................................................................................................. 14
Front panel with keyboard opened
..............................................................................................14
Back panel
......................................................................................................................................... 15
Top panel
......................................................................................................................................... 16
Left and right panels
................................................................................................................ 16
Bottom panel
.................................................................................................................................. 17
Before turning on your phone...............................................................................................18
Back cover ..................................................................................................................................................... 18
SIM card .......................................................................................................................................................... 18
Storage card ................................................................................................................................................. 19
Battery............................................................................................................................................................20
Finger gestures ............................................................................................................................................ 21
Getting started ...........................................................................................................................22
Turning on your phone ............................................................................................................................ 22
Turning off your phone............................................................................................................................ 22
Setting up your phone for the first time ........................................................................................... 22
Sleep mode................................................................................................................................................... 23
Home screen................................................................................................................................25
Extended Home screen ........................................................................................................................... 25
Navigating the Home screen ................................................................................................................. 25
Phone status and notifications.............................................................................................26
Phone status icons..................................................................................................................................... 26
Notification icons ....................................................................................................................................... 27
Checking notifications .............................................................................................................29
Adjusting the volume.............................................................................................................. 30
Adjusting the ringer volume ..................................................................................................................30
Adjusting the media volume..................................................................................................................30
Connecting your phone to a computer .............................................................................31
Changing the connection type after connecting your phone to the computer................. 31
Copying files to and from the storage card....................................................................32
Searching your phone and the Web ..................................................................................33
Searching using the Genius button..................................................................................................... 33
Setting Web and Quick Search Box options................................................................................... 33
Searching the Web and your phone using the Quick Search Box ......................................... 33
Personalizing
Making your phone truly yours........................................................................................... 34
Changing the ringtone ........................................................................................................... 34
Personalizing your phone with myModes........................................................................35
Using a preset mode................................................................................................................................. 35
Creating and saving a new mode ........................................................................................................ 35
Renaming or deleting a mode .............................................................................................................. 35
Changing your wallpaper........................................................................................................................ 35
Changing the lock screen wallpaper .................................................................................................. 36
Changing the theme ................................................................................................................................. 36
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Personalizing your Home screen with widgets..............................................................37
Adding a widget to your Home screen............................................................................................. 37
Downloading widgets .............................................................................................................................. 37
Adding application icons and other shortcuts on your Home screen ..................38
Adding application icons........................................................................................................................ 38
Adding a shortcut...................................................................................................................................... 38
Adding folders on your Home screen .............................................................................. 39
Creating a new folder and adding items to it................................................................................. 39
Renaming a folder ..................................................................................................................................... 39
Rearranging or removing widgets and icons on your Home screen.................... 40
Moving a widget or icon .........................................................................................................................40
Removing a widget or icon....................................................................................................................40
Phone calls
Making calls ................................................................................................................................. 41
Calling somebody using your phone .................................................................................................. 41
Calling a contact in your phone using the Genius button .......................................................... 41
Calling a speed dial number ................................................................................................................... 41
Calling a phone number in a text message ..................................................................................... 42
Calling a phone number in an email ................................................................................................... 42
Making an emergency call...................................................................................................................... 42
Receiving calls ........................................................................................................................... 43
Answering an incoming call................................................................................................................... 43
Rejecting an incoming call .....................................................................................................................44
Rejecting a call and sending a text message..................................................................................44
Using in-call options ................................................................................................................ 45
Handling multiple calls............................................................................................................................. 45
Setting up a conference call.................................................................................................................. 45
Putting a call on hold ............................................................................................................................... 46
Muting the microphone during a call................................................................................................. 46
Turning the speakerphone on or off during a call ........................................................................ 46
Ending a call ................................................................................................................................................ 46
Using call history....................................................................................................................... 47
Adding a new phone number to your contacts from call history .......................................... 47
Checking a missed call ............................................................................................................................ 48
Clearing the call history list ................................................................................................................... 48
Call services ................................................................................................................................ 49
Turning Airplane mode on or off ....................................................................................... 49
Contacts
About Contacts......................................................................................................................... 50
Ways of getting contacts into your phone .................................................................... 50
Contacts screen ..........................................................................................................................51
Setting up My contact card .................................................................................................................... 51
Your contacts list........................................................................................................................................ 51
Adding a new contact ............................................................................................................................. 52
Importing contacts from your SIM card ........................................................................................... 52
Importing contacts from an Exchange ActiveSync account.................................................... 53
Merging contact information ................................................................................................................ 53
Editing a contact’s information............................................................................................................ 53
Searching for a contact........................................................................................................................... 54
Backing up your contacts to the storage card .............................................................................. 54
Contents
Importing contacts from the storage card ......................................................................................54
Deleting contacts.......................................................................................................................................54
Sending contact information as a vCard via Picture Message.................................................54
Sending your contact information as a vCard via Picture Message ...................................... 55
Contact information and conversations ...........................................................................56
Keyboard
Using the hardware QWERTY..............................................................................................57
Shift key ......................................................................................................................................................... 57
Fn key ............................................................................................................................................................. 57
Search key .................................................................................................................................................... 57
Menu key ....................................................................................................................................................... 58
Home key ...................................................................................................................................................... 58
Setting keyboard shortcuts ................................................................................................................... 58
Using the onscreen keyboard...............................................................................................59
Using the landscape onscreen keyboard ......................................................................................... 59
Entering text ................................................................................................................................................ 59
Entering words using Swype.................................................................................................................60
Switching to another input method ...................................................................................................60
Adjusting keyboard settings................................................................................................ 60
Touch Input settings.................................................................................................................................60
Text input ....................................................................................................................................................... 61
Messages
About Messages ........................................................................................................................62
Sending text and picture messages ................................................................................................... 62
New message notifications....................................................................................................65
WAP push messages ...............................................................................................................65
Managing message conversations..................................................................................... 66
Protecting a message from deletion .................................................................................................. 67
Deleting a message thread .................................................................................................................... 67
Deleting several message threads ...................................................................................................... 67
Deleting a single message ...................................................................................................................... 67
Viewing contact details and communicating with a contact ................................................... 67
Setting text and picture message options ..................................................................... 68
Adding the Messages widget .............................................................................................. 69
Accounts and sync
Synchronizing with online accounts ................................................................................. 70
Adding a social network account........................................................................................................70
Synchronizing with a Google Account ..............................................................................................70
Synchronizing with a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account .............................................. 71
Managing your accounts.......................................................................................................................... 71
Using HTC Sync..........................................................................................................................72
Downloading the latest HTC Sync upgrade .................................................................................... 72
Setting up HTC Sync to recognize your phone ............................................................................. 72
Setting up synchronization .................................................................................................................... 73
Setting up more sync options............................................................................................................... 73
Synchronizing your phone .....................................................................................................................74
Installing apps from your computer to your phone .....................................................................74
About Multimedia Sync by doubleTwist ..........................................................................75
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Social
Facebook for HTC Sense........................................................................................................76
Tweeting on your phone ........................................................................................................76
Peep screen ..................................................................................................................................................77
Sending a tweet ..........................................................................................................................................77
Searching for Twitter users to follow .................................................................................................77
Sending a direct message ...................................................................................................................... 78
Setting Peep options................................................................................................................................ 78
Adding the Twitter widget .................................................................................................................... 78
Using Friend Stream.................................................................................................................79
Friend Stream screen............................................................................................................................... 79
Updating your status................................................................................................................................80
Adding the Friend Stream widget ......................................................................................................80
Chatting in Google Talk ...........................................................................................................81
Signing in to Google Talk ........................................................................................................................ 81
Chatting with friends................................................................................................................................. 81
Changing your online status and picture ......................................................................................... 82
Managing your Friends list..................................................................................................................... 82
Changing Google Talk settings ............................................................................................................ 83
Email
Using Gmail..................................................................................................................................85
Viewing your Gmail inbox ...................................................................................................................... 85
Reading your messages .......................................................................................................................... 86
Sending a message ................................................................................................................................... 87
Managing conversations and messages ........................................................................................... 88
Changing Gmail settings.........................................................................................................................90
Mail .................................................................................................................................................. 91
Adding a POP3/IMAP email account.................................................................................................. 91
Viewing your email inbox ........................................................................................................................ 91
Exchange ActiveSync email .................................................................................................................. 92
Composing and sending an email message.................................................................................... 93
Viewing and replying to an email message..................................................................................... 94
Editing email account settings ............................................................................................................. 94
Deleting an email account...................................................................................................................... 94
Adding the Mail widget ........................................................................................................................... 94
Calendar
About Calendar......................................................................................................................... 95
Creating a calendar event..................................................................................................... 95
Inviting guests to your event (Google Account only) ................................................................ 96
Sending a meeting request using Calendar (Exchange ActiveSync only).......................... 96
Changing calendar views .......................................................................................................97
Month view................................................................................................................................................... 97
Day and Agenda views............................................................................................................................ 97
Week view .................................................................................................................................................... 98
Viewing, editing or deleting an event .............................................................................. 99
Viewing and editing an event ............................................................................................................... 99
Deleting an event....................................................................................................................................... 99
Calendar event reminders................................................................................................... 100
Viewing, dismissing, or snoozing event reminders .................................................................... 100
Displaying and synchronizing calendars .........................................................................101
Contents
Showing or hiding calendars ................................................................................................................ 101
Choosing which Google Calendars are synchronized on your phone ................................. 101
Changing Calendar settings ................................................................................................102
Reminder settings.................................................................................................................................... 102
Calendar view settings........................................................................................................................... 102
Sending a vCalendar ..............................................................................................................103
About the Calendar widget.................................................................................................103
Clock and Weather
About the Clock application ...............................................................................................104
Using Desk Clock.....................................................................................................................105
Using World Clock ..................................................................................................................106
Setting your home city .......................................................................................................................... 106
Setting the time zone, date, and time ............................................................................................. 106
Adding a city to the World Clock screen ....................................................................................... 107
Setting the alarm clock .........................................................................................................108
Setting an alarm ....................................................................................................................................... 108
Deleting an alarm ..................................................................................................................................... 108
Changing alarm sound settings.......................................................................................................... 109
Checking weather ....................................................................................................................110
Adding a city to the Weather screen................................................................................................ 110
Changing the order of cities on the Weather screen ...................................................................111
Deleting cities from the Weather screen...........................................................................................111
Changing weather options ......................................................................................................................111
About the Weather widget ................................................................................................... 111
Internet
Data connection ....................................................................................................................... 112
Turning the data connection on or off ..............................................................................................112
Enabling data roaming.............................................................................................................................112
Wi-Fi.............................................................................................................................................. 112
Turning Wi-Fi on and connecting to a wireless network ...........................................................112
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network with EAP-TLS security .............................................................113
Checking the wireless network status ...............................................................................................113
Connecting to another Wi-Fi network...............................................................................................113
Adding the Data connection and Wi-Fi widgets ......................................................... 114
Connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)............................................................ 115
Preparing your phone for VPN connection .....................................................................................115
Adding a VPN connection ......................................................................................................................115
Connecting to a VPN ................................................................................................................................115
Disconnecting from a VPN .....................................................................................................................115
Using your phone’s web browser....................................................................................... 116
Opening the browser................................................................................................................................116
Going to a web page ................................................................................................................................116
Setting your home page .........................................................................................................................116
Changing the screen orientation .........................................................................................................116
Browsing full versions of all web sites...............................................................................................116
Navigating on a web page .....................................................................................................................116
Zooming in or out on a web page.......................................................................................................117
Selecting a link in a web page ..............................................................................................................117
Opening a new browser window .........................................................................................................118
Switching between browser windows...............................................................................................118
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Finding text within a web page ...........................................................................................................118
Downloading applications from the web .........................................................................................119
Copying text, looking up information, and sharing......................................................................119
Viewing bookmarks and previously visited pages ......................................................................120
Setting browser options ......................................................................................................................... 121
Bluetooth
Using Bluetooth ....................................................................................................................... 122
Turning Bluetooth on or off.................................................................................................................. 122
Changing the phone name.................................................................................................................... 122
Connecting a Bluetooth headset or car kit ................................................................... 123
Reconnecting a headset or car kit ..................................................................................................... 123
Disconnecting or unpairing from a Bluetooth device ............................................... 124
Disconnecting a Bluetooth device.....................................................................................................124
Unpairing from a Bluetooth device ...................................................................................................124
Sending and receiving information using Bluetooth ................................................. 125
Sending information from your phone to another device........................................................ 125
Receiving information from another device ..................................................................................126
Adding the Bluetooth received folder to the Home screen ....................................................126
Camera
Camera basics .......................................................................................................................... 127
Viewfinder screen..................................................................................................................................... 127
Using the camera button as the shutter release .......................................................................... 128
Review screen ............................................................................................................................................ 128
Zooming ...................................................................................................................................... 129
Taking a photo..........................................................................................................................130
Face detection ...........................................................................................................................................130
Capturing a video..................................................................................................................... 131
Camera settings ....................................................................................................................... 132
Changing basic settings......................................................................................................................... 132
Changing advanced settings................................................................................................................ 132
Gallery
About the Gallery application ............................................................................................134
Selecting an album .................................................................................................................134
Viewing photos and videos ................................................................................................. 135
Browsing in filmstrip or grid view ...................................................................................................... 135
Viewing a photo in landscape orientation ...................................................................................... 135
Zooming in or out on a photo ............................................................................................................. 135
Watching video .........................................................................................................................................136
Viewing photos in your T-Mobile Album and social networks .............................. 137
Viewing photos on your T-Mobile Album ....................................................................................... 137
Viewing photos on Facebook.............................................................................................................. 137
Viewing photos on Flickr....................................................................................................................... 137
Working with photos ............................................................................................................. 138
Rotating and saving a photo................................................................................................................138
Cropping a photo .....................................................................................................................................138
Sharing......................................................................................................................................... 139
Sending photos or videos by email ...................................................................................................139
Sending a photo or video by picture message.............................................................................139
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Sending photos or videos using Bluetooth ................................................................................... 139
Sharing photos on Facebook .............................................................................................................. 140
Sharing photos on Flickr ....................................................................................................................... 140
Sharing photos on Picasa ..................................................................................................................... 140
Sharing videos on YouTube................................................................................................................. 140
Music
About the Music application................................................................................................ 141
Playing music ............................................................................................................................. 141
Browsing music in the Library ........................................................................................... 142
Creating a playlist.................................................................................................................... 143
Playing the songs in a playlist............................................................................................................. 143
Managing playlists ................................................................................................................................... 143
Setting a song as ringtone................................................................................................... 145
Checking if the song was added as a ringtone ............................................................................ 145
Sending music using Bluetooth ......................................................................................... 145
About the Music widget ....................................................................................................... 145
Maps and location
Using Google Maps.................................................................................................................146
Viewing locations..................................................................................................................................... 146
Viewing map layers ................................................................................................................................. 147
Searching for a location ........................................................................................................................ 148
Getting directions .................................................................................................................................... 149
Finding your friends with Google Latitude.................................................................................... 150
Viewing your friends’ locations .......................................................................................................... 150
Changing privacy settings......................................................................................................................151
More apps
Watching videos on YouTube............................................................................................ 152
Watching videos .......................................................................................................................................152
Searching for videos ................................................................................................................................152
Sharing a video link ..................................................................................................................................153
Capturing a video and sharing it on YouTube...............................................................................153
Viewing a PDF .......................................................................................................................... 154
Viewing documents, presentations, and spreadsheets ............................................ 155
Keeping track of your stocks.............................................................................................. 156
Adding a stock quote or stock market index ............................................................................... 156
Changing the stock list order.............................................................................................................. 156
Deleting stock quotes and indices .................................................................................................... 156
Setting stock information update frequency.................................................................................157
Manually updating stock information ...............................................................................................157
Adding the Stocks widget.....................................................................................................................157
Recording your voice............................................................................................................. 158
Recording your voice ..............................................................................................................................158
Sharing a voice clip ..................................................................................................................................158
Setting a voice clip as a ringtone .......................................................................................................158
Renaming a voice clip .............................................................................................................................158
Finding and installing apps from Android Market...................................................... 159
Finding and installing an application ............................................................................................... 159
Creating a Google Checkout account.............................................................................................. 160
Requesting a refund for an application........................................................................................... 160
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Opening an installed application ....................................................................................................... 160
Uninstalling an application.....................................................................................................................161
Getting help .................................................................................................................................................161
Security
Protecting your SIM card with a PIN ............................................................................... 162
Restoring a SIM card that has been locked out............................................................................162
Protecting your phone with a screen lock..................................................................... 163
T-Mobile Applications
Faves Gallery............................................................................................................................. 165
Adding Faves contacts...........................................................................................................................165
Communicating with a Faves contact..............................................................................................165
Editing a Faves contact .........................................................................................................................165
Changing the order of Faves contacts.............................................................................................166
Removing a Faves contact ...................................................................................................................166
Adding the Faves/Family widget.......................................................................................................166
T-Mobile My Account............................................................................................................. 167
Opening My Account ..............................................................................................................................167
My Account tabs .......................................................................................................................................167
T-Mobile Help............................................................................................................................ 167
Opening My Account ..............................................................................................................................167
My Account tabs .......................................................................................................................................167
Settings
Settings on your phone ........................................................................................................168
Changing display settings....................................................................................................170
Adjusting the screen brightness manually .....................................................................................170
Adjusting the time before the screen turns off ............................................................................170
Preventing automatic screen rotation..............................................................................................170
Recalibrating the G-sensor ...................................................................................................................170
Keeping the screen on while charging the phone .......................................................................170
Switching animation effects on or off ..............................................................................................170
Changing sound settings....................................................................................................... 171
Setting a sound profile ............................................................................................................................ 171
Enabling or disabling audible selection ............................................................................................ 171
Choosing the notification sound.......................................................................................................... 171
Changing the phone language ........................................................................................... 172
Optimizing your phone’s battery life ............................................................................... 173
Using the GSM network of T-Mobile ................................................................................................. 173
Checking the power usage of applications .................................................................................... 173
Managing memory .................................................................................................................. 174
Checking how much phone memory is available for use .........................................................174
Checking the available storage card space....................................................................................174
Clearing application cache and data ................................................................................................174
Uninstalling third-party applications.................................................................................................174
Freeing up more phone memory or storage card space..........................................................174
Checking information about your phone ....................................................................... 175
Backup, update and reset
Backing up phone data......................................................................................................... 176
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Checking if automatic backup is enabled .......................................................................................176
Restoring backed up data to your phone .......................................................................................176
Updating your phone’s system software ....................................................................... 177
Checking for phone system software updates manually ..........................................................177
Performing a hard/factory reset ....................................................................................... 178
Specifications
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Basics
Inside the box
You will find the following inside the box:
myTouch 3G Slide phone
USB cable
AC adapter
3.5mm stereo headset
Battery
microSD card
Quick start guide
Safety and regulatory guide
Your Phone
Front panel with keyboard opened
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1 Hardware QWERTY
See "Using the hardware QWERTY" to learn how to use the hardware QWERTY keyboard.
2 MENU
Press to open a list of actions that you can do on the current screen.
3 HOME
While on any application or screen, press to return to the Home screen.
While on the main (center) Home screen, press to show a snapshot of the Home screen and
extended Home screen.
Press and hold to open the recently-used applications window.
4 GENIUS button
Press to activate voice recognition to let you use your voice to call people on your Contacts list,
open applications, do a search, and more.
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Press to go back to the previous screen, close a dialog box, options menu, or the Notifications
panel, or hide the onscreen keyboard.
6 Trackpad
Swipe your finger over to highlight items or press to select items onscreen.
7 Earpiece
Listen to a phone call here.
8 Notification LED
This LED shows a:
Solid green light when the phone is connected to the power adapter or a computer and the
battery is fully charged.
Flashing green light when you have a pending notification.
Solid red light when the battery is being charged.
Flashing red light when the battery level reaches very low.
9 Touch screen
Back panel
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10 LED flashlight
11 Speaker
12 5 megapixel camera
13 Back cover
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Top panel
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14 POWER
When the phone is off, press to turn on the phone.
When the phone is on and the screen is unlocked, press to turn off or on the phone display.
With the screen unlocked, press and hold to open the phone options menu that lets you turn
off the phone, switch your phone to silent mode, vibration mode, or airplane mode, and turn
on/off the data connection.
15 3.5mm audio jack
Connect a 3.5mm stereo headset for hands-free conversation or for listening to music.
Left and right panels
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16 VOLUME UP
While on a call, press to increase earpiece volume.
While not on a call, press to increase the ringer volume.
While watching videos, press to increase the volume.
17 VOLUME DOWN
While on a call, press to decrease earpiece volume.
While not on a call, press to decrease the ringer volume.
While watching videos, press to decrease the volume.
18 CAMERA
When not using the camera, press and hold to open the camera.
When using the camera to take photos, press to take the shot.
When using the camcorder to shoot videos, press to start recording. Press again to stop
recording.
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Bottom panel
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19 USB connector
Connect the power adapter to charge the battery.
Connect the supplied USB cable to transfer files to your phone from your computer
Connect the supplied USB cable to sync your phone with doubleTwist on your computer.
See "About Multimedia Sync by doubleTwist" for details.
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Before turning on your phone
Back cover
Removing the back cover
Remove the back cover to access the battery compartment, SIM card slot, and storage card
slot.
1. With the phone turned off, hold your phone securely with the front facing down.
2. With your thumb or finger, lift up the back cover from the small notch at the bottom of the
phone .
Replacing the back cover
1. Secure and press the top part of the back cover first by aligning it into the two openings
located at the top part of the back of the phone.
2. Press the sides and the top part of the back cover down to lock the cover into place. You will
hear a click when the back cover is locked in place.
SIM card
The SIM card contains your phone number, service details, and phonebook/message memory.
Your phone supports both 1.8V and 3 V SIM cards.
Inserting the SIM card
1. Remove the back cover. Refer to "Removing the back cover."
2. If the battery is installed, remove the battery. Refer to "Removing the battery."
3. Slide the SIM card holder to the direction of “OPEN” (etched on the SIM card holder), and
then flip it open.
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4. Insert the SIM card with its gold contacts facing down and its cut-off corner facing out the
SIM card slot. Slide the SIM card completely into the slot. Make sure the SIM card goes
through the 2 “guides” on the SIM card slot.
5. Close the SIM card holder and then slide it to the direction of “LOCK” (etched on the SIM card
holder) to lock it.
Removing the SIM card
1. Remove the back cover. Refer to "Removing the back cover."
2. If the battery is installed, remove the battery. Refer to "Removing the battery."
3. Slide the SIM card holder to the direction of “OPEN” (etched on the SIM card holder), and
then flip it open.
4. Pull out the SIM card.
Storage card
Store your pictures, music, and applications in the microSD card that came with your phone.
Inserting the storage card
1. Remove the back cover. Refer to "Removing the back cover."
2. Insert the microSD card into the slot with its gold contacts facing down and push it in until it
clicks into place.
Removing the storage card
1. Remove the back cover. Refer to "Removing the back cover."
2. Push the storage card in to eject it from its slot.
3. Pull out the storage card.
Removing the storage card while the phone is on
When you need to remove the storage card while the phone is on, unmount the storage card
first to prevent corrupting or damaging the files in the storage card.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap SD card & phone storage.
3. Tap Unmount SD card.
4. Remove the storage card by following the instructions in "Removing the storage card."
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Battery
Your phone comes with a rechargeable Lithium-ion polymer or Lithium-ion battery and is
designed to use only manufacturer-specified original batteries and accessories. Battery
performance depends on many factors, including network configuration, signal strength, the
temperature of the environment in which you operate your phone, the features and/or settings
you select and use, items attached to connecting ports, and your voice, data, and other
program usage patterns.
Inserting the battery
1. Remove the back cover. Refer to "Removing the back cover."
2. Insert the contacts side of the battery first and then gently push the battery into place.
Removing the battery
1. Remove the back cover. Refer to "Removing the back cover."
2. Lift out the battery from the notch on the back of the phone.
Charging the battery
The battery is partially charged when shipped. Before you turn on and start using your phone, it
is recommended that you charge the battery. Some batteries perform best after several full
charge/discharge cycles.
1. Attach the power plug to the AC adapter.
2. Connect one end of the USB cable to the sync connector on your phone.
3. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the USB port of the AC adapter.
4. Plug in the AC adapter to an electrical outlet to start charging the battery.
As the battery is being charged, the notification LED shows a solid red light when the battery is
being charged. The light turns to solid green when the phone is fully charged.
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When you charge the battery while the phone is on, the charging battery icon (
) is displayed
in the status bar of the Home screen. After the battery has been fully charged, a full battery icon
(
) will be displayed in the status bar of the Home screen.
Only the AC adapter and USB sync cable provided with your phone must be used to charge the
battery
Do not remove the battery from the phone while you are charging it using the AC or car adapter.
As a safety precaution, the battery stops charging when it overheats.
Finger gestures
Tap
When you want to type using the keyboard, select items onscreen such as application and
settings icons, or press onscreen buttons, simply tap them with your finger.
Press and hold
To open the available options for an item (e.g. contact or link in a web page), simply press and
hold the item.
Swipe or slide
To swipe or slide means to quickly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across the screen
or trackpad.
Drag
Press and hold your finger with some pressure before you start to drag. While dragging, do not
release your finger until you have reached the target position.
Flick
Flicking the screen is similar to swiping, except that you need to swipe your finger in light,
quicker strokes. This finger gesture is always in a vertical direction, such as when flicking the
contacts or message list.
Rotate
For most screens, you can automatically change the screen orientation from portrait to
landscape by turning the phone sideways. When entering text, you can turn the phone sideways
to bring up a bigger keyboard. Refer to the Settings chapter for more details.
Pinch
For some applications, like Gallery or the web browser, you can “pinch” the screen using 2
fingers (for example, thumb and index fingers) to zoom in or zoom out when viewing a picture
or a web page.
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Getting started
Once you’ve installed your SIM card and battery, you can turn on your phone and start using it.
Turning on your phone
Press the POWER button.
When you turn on the phone for the first time, you will be prompted to set up your phone. For more
information on how to set up your phone for the first time, see "Setting up your phone for the first time."
Entering your PIN
Your T-Mobile SIM card is preset with a PIN (personal identification number), you will be
prompted to enter the PIN to proceed. Enter the SIM PIN, then tap OK.
To learn how to enable or disable the SIM PIN, see "Protecting your SIM card with a PIN.".
If you enter the wrong PIN three times, the SIM card is blocked. If this happens, you can unblock it with
the PUK (PIN Unblocking Key) obtained from T-Mobile. Refer to "Restoring a SIM card that has been
locked out" in the Security chapter for details.
Turning off your phone
If you do not need to use your phone, you can turn the power off to save battery life.
1. If the display is off, press the POWER button to turn the display back on.
2. Unlock your phone if the Lock screen is displayed. See "Unlocking the screen" to learn how to
unlock the screen.
3. Press and hold the POWER button for a few seconds.
4. When the Phone options options menu appears, tap Power off.
5. Tap OK when prompted to turn off the phone.
Setting up your phone for the first time
When you turn on your phone for the first time, your phone guides you to set up your Home
screen with widgets and shortcuts and email accounts. You can follow the onscreen instructions
to complete the setup, or skip the setup and do it at another time.
1. Your phone first sets up GPRS/3G, Picture Message, and WAP connections automatically
based on your T-Mobile SIM card.
If you did not insert your T-Mobile SIM card and you turned on your phone for the first time, your phone
displays a tutorial showing how to install the SIM card and battery. Turn off your phone and insert your
T-Mobile SIM card before proceeding to use the phone.
2. Read the introduction to your new T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide phone, and then tap Next.
3. Slide your finger across the screen to choose a theme, and then tap Select.
4. The following screens let you personalize your Home screen by adding widgets and shortcuts
such as email, calendar, music, and more. Select (by tapping) the items you want to add to
the Home screen, and then tap Next to continue adding other items.
5. Some phone features such as Weather require Google’s location service to automatically
determine your current location. On the Use Google Location screen, you can choose
whether to allow Google’s location service to collect information about your location and use
your location for searches and other Google services. Clear or select the checkboxes, and
then tap Next. The phone then sets up your phone according to the choices you have made.
This service may incur additional data transfer fees from T-Mobile. You can enable or disable this
service later in your phone’s location settings.
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6. After you are done selecting the items to add and location preferences, wait a few seconds
for the phone to set up your Home screen.After the phone is done setting up your Home
screen, do one of the following:
Tap Continue or a setup item onscreen to continue setting up your phone. Tapping
Continue takes you to setting up email accounts. Go to step 7 to learn how to set up your
email accounts.
Tap Home Screen to skip the remaining steps and go straight to the Home screen.
7. On the Set up accounts screen, choose the type of account you want to set up and follow the
onscreen instructions to complete the setup.
You need to be connected to the Internet to set up accounts.
To set up your Google Account, tap Google account > Next > Sign in, enter your Google
Account details, and then tap Sign in.
To learn how to set up POP3 and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync accounts, see the
"Accounts and sync" and "Email" chapters to learn how to set up these accounts.
After setting up an account, you will be taken back to the Set up accounts screen so you can
set up more accounts. When you are done setting up your accounts, tap Done.
8. Tap I use Social Networks and want to sync them. On the Set up social networks screen,
choose the type of social network account such as Facebook for HTC Sense and Twitter that
you want to access from your phone. Follow the onscreen instructions to log in to your social
network account. See the "Social" chapter for more information about Facebook for HTC
Sense.
After setting up an account, you will be taken back to the Set up social networks screen so
you can set up more accounts. When you are done setting up your social network accounts,
tap Done.
9. Tap Set up my Faves to add contacts to your Faves. Refer to "Faves Gallery" in the T-Mobile
Applications chapter to learn more about Faves.
10. Tap Home Screen to go to the Home screen.
Sleep mode
Sleep mode suspends your phone to a low power state while the display is off in order to save
battery power. You will still be able to receive messages and calls while the phone is in Sleep
mode.
For information on how to adjust the time before the screen turns off, see "Adjusting the time before the
screen turns off."
Switching to Sleep mode
Briefly press the POWER button to turn off the display temporarily and switch your phone to
Sleep mode. Your phone also automatically goes into Sleep mode when you leave the phone
idle after a certain period of time. Switching to Sleep mode also prevents accidental button or
touch screen presses when the phone is in your bag or pocket.
Waking up from Sleep mode
Your phone wakes up automatically when you have an incoming call. To wake up your phone
manually, press the POWER button or the trackpad. You will then see that the phone has locked
the screen. To find out how to unlock the screen, see "Unlocking the screen."
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Unlocking the screen
Press the bar on the lock screen and then slide your finger down to unlock the screen or to
answer an incoming call.
You can also unlock the screen by:
Pressing MENU.
Opening the hardware QWERTY.
If you have set up a screen unlock pattern, you will be prompted to draw the pattern on the screen before
it unlocks. For more information on how to create and enable the screen unlock pattern, see "Protecting
your phone with a screen lock."
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Home screen
The items that you will see on your Home screen depends on the that items that you have
chosen to include when you first set up the phone. Your Home screen may include shortcuts
and widgets. Tap the respective item to open the associated application.
The Home screen also lets you add more items to the Home screen. Add items like application
icons, shortcuts, folders, and widgets to give you instant access to information and applications
that you use most often. To learn how to personalize your Home screen, see the Personalizing
chapter.
Extended Home screen
The Home screen extends beyond the screen width to provide more space for adding icons,
widgets, and more. There are 4 “additional” screens apart from the main Home screen.
You can choose to add 2 more screens to your Home screen for a total of 7 screens. To add 2 more
screens, press HOME > MENU, tap Settings > Personalize, and then select the Home screen pages check
box. However, if you want to revert back to the default number of screens, you need to perform a factory
data reset. To learn how to perform a factory data reset, see "Performing a hard/factory reset."
Navigating the Home screen
You can go to the extended Home screen by sliding your finger horizontally across the screen
to go to the left or right side of the Home screen. While on an extended Home screen, press
HOME to return to the main Home screen.
Directly going to a particular screen using Leap view
1. On any Home screen, pinch the screen to show the Leap view that shows all 5 (or 7) screens
as thumbnails.
On the main (center) Home screen, you can also press HOME to show the Leap view.
2. Tap the screen you want to open.
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Phone status and notifications
Phone status icons
These are the icons that may appear on the phone status area of the status bar:
GPRS connected
GPRS in use
EDGE connected
EDGE in use
3G connected
3G in use
HSPA connected
HSPA in use
Connected to a Wi-Fi network
Bluetooth is on
Connected to a Bluetooth device
Airplane mode
Alarm is set
Speakerphone on
Data synchronizing
Signal strength
Roaming
No signal
No SIM card installed
Vibrate mode
Phone speaker is mute
Phone microphone is mute
Battery is very low (10% remaining)
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Battery is full
Battery is charging (animated)
Wired microphone headset connected
Wired headset connected
Notification icons
These are the icons that may appear on the notifications area of the status bar:
New Gmail message
New Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync or
POP3/IMAP email
New SMS/Picture Message
Problem with SMS/Picture Message
delivery
New Google Talk instant message
New voicemail
Upcoming event
Song is playing
General notification (for example, Phone
connected to computer via USB cable.)
Storage card is low on free space
Wi-Fi is on and wireless networks are
available
Data synchronizing or connected to HTC
Sync
New tweet
Voice is being recorded using Voice
Recorder
More (not displayed) notifications
Call in progress
Missed call
Call on hold
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Call forwarding on
Compass needs orientation
Uploading data (animated)
Downloading data (animated)
Waiting to upload
Downloaded Android Market application
installed successfully
Faves event notification
Driving mode activated using Genius
button
Update available for an application
downloaded from Android Market
Storage card is safe to remove or
storage card is being prepared
No storage card installed on the phone
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Checking notifications
Notification icons on the status bar report the arrival of new messages, calendar events, alarms
set and ongoing settings such as when call forwarding is on or the current call status. You can
open the Notifications panel to open the message, reminder, or event notification, see the
mobile operator name, and access recently-opened applications.
Opening the Notifications panel
When a new notification icon displays in the status bar, press and hold the status bar, then slide
your finger downward to open the Notifications panel.
If you have several notifications, you can scroll down the screen to view more notifications.
You can also open the Notifications panel on the Home screen by pressing MENU and then tapping
Notifications.
Closing the Notifications panel
Do one of the following:
Press and hold the bottom bar of the Notifications panel, then slide your finger up the screen.
Press BACK.
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Adjusting the volume
Adjusting the ringer volume changes the volume level of the phone ring tone, whereas adjusting
the media volume changes the volume level of sound notifications, music or video playback.
The ringer volume and media volume can be separately adjusted.
Adjusting the ringer volume
1. Press the VOLUME UP or VOLUME DOWN buttons on the left panel of the phone to adjust
the ringer volume to your desired level. The Ringer volume window appears on the screen to
display the volume levels. While in the lowest ringer volume level (Silent mode), press
VOLUME DOWN once to set your phone to Vibrate mode. The phone vibrates and the vibrate
mode icon (
) appears on the status bar.
2. While in Vibrate mode, press VOLUME UP once to switch to silent mode. The speaker mute
icon (
) displays on the status bar.
To quickly switch your phone to silent mode, press and hold the POWER button, and then tap Silent
mode on the options menu.
Adjusting the media volume
When playing music or watching video, press the VOLUME UP or VOLUME DOWN buttons on
the left panel of the phone to adjust the media volume. The Music/video volume window
appears on the screen to display the volume level.
You can also adjust the media volume on the Settings screen.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Sound & display > Media volume.
2. When the Media volume window appears, drag the slider to the left to lower the volume or to
the right to increase the volume.
3. Tap OK to close the window.
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Connecting your phone to a computer
By default, when you connect your phone to your computer using the USB cable, the computer
recognizes your phone as a disk drive.
Changing the connection type after connecting your phone to the computer
1. Open the Notifications panel. See "Opening the Notifications panel" to learn how to open the
Notifications panel.
2. Tap Disk drive, and then select one of the following:
Charge only. Select this mode if you only want to charge the phone’s battery using your
computer.
Sync. When selected, the phone automatically uses HTC Sync when connected to your
computer and lets you synchronize Outlook and Windows Address Book (Outlook
Express), contacts and calendar events between your computer and your phone.
You need to download and install HTC Sync first on your computer before this option is made available.
For more information, see "Using HTC Sync."
Disk drive. This mode is available only when you have installed a microSD card on your
phone. Select this mode when you want to use your storage card as a USB thumb drive,
and copy files between your phone’s storage card and your computer.
When Disk Drive mode is enabled while your phone is connected to the computer, you will
not be able to run applications that use the storage card, such as Music or Gallery. For more
information, see "Copying files to and from the storage card."
3. Tap Done.
To check or change the default connection type and to show or hide the Connect to PC dialog box, press
HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Connect to PC.
You can also use Multimedia Sync to synchronize media files from your computer to your
phone. For more information, see "About Multimedia Sync by doubleTwist" in the Accounts and
sync chapter.
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Copying files to and from the storage card
1. Connect the phone to your computer using the supplied USB cable.
If you change the default connection type, follow the procedure in "Changing the connection type after
connecting your phone to the computer" to change the connection type to Disk drive.
2. On your computer, the connected phone is recognized as a removable disk. Navigate to this
removable disk and open it.
3. Do one of the following:
Copy the files from the computer to the phone’s storage card’s root folder.
Copy the files from the phone’s storage card to a folder in your computer or computer
desktop.
4. After copying the files, unmount the removable disk (that is, the connected phone) as
required by your computer’s operating system to safely remove your phone.
5. Do one of the following:
Disconnect the phone from the computer.
If you want to keep the phone connected to the computer but want the phone to be able to
access the storage card, open the Notifications panel, tap Disk drive, select an option
except Disk drive, and then tap Done. See "Opening the Notifications panel" to learn how to
open the Notifications panel.
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Searching your phone and the Web
Use the GENIUS button or the Quick Search Box to search for information on your phone and
on the Web.
Searching using the Genius button
1. Press the GENIUS button.
2. Hold the phone near your mouth.
3. In a clear voice, say:
Search [search item] to open the web browser and search the Internet using Google.
Find [search item] to open Google Maps and locate the item you are searching for near
your location.
For example, you can say “Find pizza” to open Google Maps and show places related to pizza
near your current location.
Setting Web and Quick Search Box options
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Search.
3. Tap Google search settings, and then do the following:
Select Show web suggestions if you want to include suggestions from Google when doing
a search.
Select Search history to enable personalized search history. You need to sign in to your
Google Account to use this feature. The Show web suggestion check box needs to be
selected for this option to be enabled.
Press BACK when you are done.
4. Tap Searchable items, and then select the items you want included when doing a search.
Searching the Web and your phone using the Quick Search Box
Some applications, such as Contacts or Mail, have their own search box, which you can use to
search within those applications (the application’s icon is at the left of the search box.)
1. Open the hardware QWERTY and then press the Search key (to the right of Menu).
If you are in an application such as Mail, press the Search key to toggle between doing a search in the
application only and searching your phone and the Web.
2. Enter the search item in the Quick Search Box. As you type, matching items on your phone
and suggestions from Google web search are shown as a list.
The suggested items that appear will depend on the options that you have selected in the search
settings. See "Setting Web and Quick Search Box options" for details.
3. Do one of the following:
If what you’re searching for is in the list of suggestions, tap it in the list. The item opens in
the appropriate application.
If what you’re searching for is not in the list, tap
to search the Web. The web browser
opens, displaying results of a Google search on the Web.
You can also search using voice by tapping
on the search bar.
Personalizing
Making your phone truly yours
Make your phone look and sound just the way you want it. Personalize your phone with a
different wallpaper, ringtone, and notification sound for events such as incoming text, email,
calendar reminders, and more.
Your phone’s Home screen is highly customizable and extends beyond the screen width, giving
you plenty of space to add the information that matters most in your daily life and phone
features that make communication quicker and easier. You have up to five screens that extend
to the left and right sides of your display as your Home screen, on which you can add elements
such as widgets, program icons, shortcuts to information, and more.
See "Home screen" in the Basics chapter to learn how to add 2 additional screens.
To find out how to set notification sounds for events, see "Changing sound settings."
Changing the ringtone
Choose from the available selections of ringtones on your phone.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Tap Personalize > Default ringtone. The Phone ringtone selection menu then opens.
3. Scroll through the available ringtones and tap the ringtone you want to use. The ringtone
briefly plays when selected.
4. Tap OK.
You can also download or copy ringtones or songs to your phone’s storage card. To find out
how you can copy files to your storage card, see "Copying files to and from the storage card."
Ringtones or songs downloaded or copied to your storage card are not automatically added to
the ringtone selection menu. You need to go to the Music application and set a ringtone or song
in your storage card as your ringtone. To find out how to set a ringtone using the Music
application, see "Setting a song as ringtone" in the Music chapter.
See "Specifications" for a list of audio file formats supported by your phone.
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Personalizing your phone with myModes
Your phone becomes multiple phones in one when you use myModes. By using myModes, you
instantly turn your phone into your perfect weekend phone, travel phone, work phone, or pure
play phone.
Using a preset mode
Your phone features preset modes, each preconfigured with a different wallpaper and
collection of widgets that reflect different moments in your life.
1. Press HOME and then tap
.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap myModes > Change your mode > Mode.
3. Tap the mode you want to use.
Creating and saving a new mode
Create your own modes for your phone. You can add widgets and other elements, arrange the
layout, change the wallpaper, and save the whole Home screen as your personalized mode.
1. Press HOME and then tap
.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap myModes > Change your mode > Mode > Add a new
mode.
3. In the Pick a mode template menu, select a preset mode to use as a template.
4. Enter the myMode name you want to use and then tap Done.
5. Press HOME, and then add widgets and other elements that you want.
6. Arrange the layout of your Home screen according to your preference.
7. Change the Home screen wallpaper. You can also change the lock screen wallpaper.
8. When you are done designing your Home screen, tap
mode > Mode.
> myModes > Change your
9. Select another mode from the list except the one you have just created.
Renaming or deleting a mode
1. Press HOME and then tap
.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap myModes > Change your mode > Mode.
3. Press and hold the mode, and choose whether to rename or delete it.
Changing your wallpaper
Personalizing your Home screen wallpaper with your favorite photo is a quick and easy way
to change the feel of your phone and give it a fresh look. Browse the collection of wallpapers
included in your phone or choose from photos that you have taken with the camera.
1. Press HOME and then tap
.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap myModes > Change your mode > Wallpaper.
You can also press HOME > MENU, and then tap Wallpaper to change the wallpaper.
3. Do one of the following:
Tap Gallery to select a photo that you have taken using the camera or copied to your
storage card. Crop the photo and then tap Save.
Tap Shop to go to the T-Mobile website to buy a wallpaper to apply to your phone.
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Tap Wallpaper gallery to select from wallpapers that came from T-Mobile. Select from the
available wallpapers, and then tap Select.
Changing the lock screen wallpaper
1. Press HOME and then tap
.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap myModes > Change your mode > Lock Wallpaper.
3. Do one of the following:
Tap Set lock screen wallpaper to select a photo that you have taken using the camera
or copied to your storage card. Crop the photo and then tap Save.
Tap Wallpaper gallery to select from wallpapers that came from T-Mobile. Select from the
available wallpapers, and then tap Select.
Changing the theme
Change the look and feel of your phone with themes.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap myModes > Change your theme.
2. Select the theme you want to use, and then tap Select.
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Personalizing your Home screen with widgets
Widgets put at-a-glance important information and media content up front on your Home
screen. Some widgets are already added to your Home screen for your convenience. You can
add more from the available selections of widgets, or download more widgets.
Adding a widget to your Home screen
A wide selection of widgets is available for you to choose from, such as Calendar, Music, Photo
Album, Friend Stream, Twitter, and more.
1. Press HOME. Go to the part of the Home screen where there’s space to add a new widget.
To find out how, see "Navigating the Home screen" in the Basics chapter.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Add to Home to open the Add to Home options menu.
3. Tap Widget and then select a widget that you want.
Tap T-Mobile My Account to add widgets that let you keep track of your T-Mobile account usage,
messages, and payment information.
4. Most widgets are available in a variety of designs and sizes to suit your needs. Tap the right
or left arrow button at the bottom of the screen to view the different styles, and then tap
Select to choose one.
You can also add widgets that allow you to quickly switch on or off certain settings of your
phone, such as Wi-Fi, Mobile Network, Bluetooth, and more. Scroll down the widgets list, tap
Settings, and then tap the widget that you want.
Downloading widgets
A selection of fun and useful widgets are also available for download.
1. Press HOME. Go to the part of the Home screen where there’s space to add a new widget.
To find out how, see "Navigating the Home screen" in the Basics chapter.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Add to Home to open the Add to Home options menu.
3. Tap Widget and then tap Get More Widgets.
4. Tap to select a widget.
5. Tap Details to see a short description about the widget. After reading, press BACK.
6. When you’re ready to download and add the widget to your Home screen, tap Download.
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Adding application icons and other shortcuts on your
Home screen
Place application icons on your Home screen to open applications quicker. You can also add
shortcuts to settings and specific information such as a bookmarked webpage, someone’s
phone number, a music playlist, route directions, and many other items, to your Home screen.
The shortcuts available depend on the applications that are installed on your phone.
Adding application icons
1. Press HOME. Go to the part of the Home screen where there’s space to add a new shortcut.
To find out how, see "Navigating the Home screen" in the Basics chapter.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Add to Home to open the Add to Home options menu.
3. Tap Shortcut, scroll down the screen, and then tap Program.
4. Select the application.
To add an application icon on the Home screen, you can also press HOME, tap
, and then press
and hold an application icon. Without lifting your finger, drag the icon to an empty area on the Home
screen, and then release it.
Adding a shortcut
1. Press HOME. Go to the part of the Home screen where there’s space to add a new shortcut.
To find out how, see "Navigating the Home screen" in the Basics chapter.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Add to Home to open the Add to Home options menu.
3. Tap Shortcut and then select the type of information or setting.
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Adding folders on your Home screen
Use folders to group related applications and other shortcuts to keep your Home screen tidy
and organized.
You can also add information folders that show up-to-date information such as Bluetooth received files,
your Facebook phonebook, and more.
Creating a new folder and adding items to it
1. Press HOME. Go to the part of the Home screen where there’s space to add a new folder.
To find out how, see "Navigating the Home screen" in the Basics chapter.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Add to Home to open the Add to Home options menu.
3. Tap Folder and then tap New Folder.
4. Press and hold an application icon or a shortcut that you want to move to the folder. The
phone then vibrates. Don’t lift your finger.
5. Drag the application icon or shortcut and drop it on top of the folder.
Simply tap the folder to open it so you can access the applications and shortcuts inside the
folder.
Renaming a folder
1. Tap the folder to open it.
2. Press and hold the folder window’s title bar.
3. Enter a new folder name and then tap OK.
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Rearranging or removing widgets and icons on your
Home screen
Rearrange the widgets and icons on your Home screen to give room for adding more items to
the Home screen. You can also remove widgets and icons that you don’t frequently use.
Moving a widget or icon
1. Press and hold the widget or icon you want to move.
The phone vibrates and you’ll see a blue box around the widget or icon. Don’t release your
finger.
2. Drag the widget or icon to a new location on the screen.
Pause at the left or right edge of the screen to drag the widget or icon onto another Home
screen panel.
3. When the widget or icon is where you want it, release your finger.
If you’ve released your finger but a message shows that there’s no space to place the widget
or icon, drag it right or left again to another Home screen panel.
Removing a widget or icon
1. Press and hold the widget or icon you want to remove.
The phone vibrates and you’ll see a green box around the widget or icon. Don’t release your
finger.
2. Drag the widget or icon to the All programs (
then changes into the Trash button and turns red.
) button. The All programs button
3. When the widget or icon also turns red, release your finger.
Phone calls
Making calls
There are several convenient methods to make a call from your phone.
Your T-Mobile SIM cards are preset with a PIN (personal identification number) that is provided by
T-Mobile. When prompted, enter the preset PIN, then tap Enter. If you enter the wrong PIN three times,
the SIM card is blocked. If this happens, you can unblock it with the PUK (PIN Unblocking Key)
obtained from T-Mobile. See "Restoring a SIM card that has been locked out" in the Security chapter
for details.
Calling somebody using your phone
You can either dial a number directly, or you can use the Smart Dial (see Smart Dial) feature to
search and call a contact in your contacts lit or a number from call history.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
.
2. Begin entering the first few digits or characters by tapping the keys on the phone keypad. As
you enter digits or letters, the top part of the screen displays numbers and names that match
the keys you tapped.
If you enter a wrong digit, tap
hold
.
to erase that digit. To erase the entire number, press and
3. To browse through the filtered list on the top of the screen, slide your finger to the left or
right.
4. To place a call, do one of the following:
If there are no matching contacts in the list, after entering the number, tap Call.
Tap the phone number or contact from the list.
Smart Dial
The phone dialer’s Smart Dial feature makes it quick and easy for you to place a call. Simply
enter the phone number or first few letters of the person you want to call. Smart Dial
automatically searches and filters your contacts list (stored on your phone and SIM card) and
the phone numbers from the call history.
Calling a contact in your phone using the Genius button
1. Press the GENIUS button.
2. Hold the phone near your mouth.
3. In a clear voice, say “Call [contact name].” If there is more than one match, you will be asked
to confirm onscreen.
Calling a speed dial number
1. Press HOME, and then tap
.
2. On the phone keypad, press and hold the number that is associated with the contact you
want to call.
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The number 1 on the phone keypad is reserved for your voicemail. Press and hold this button
to call voicemail and retrieve your voicemail messages.
Adding a contact to speed dial
1. Press HOME, and then tap
.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Speed dial > Add new.
3. Enter the name of the contact you want to add. When the name comes up in the list, tap the
name.
4. On the Speed dial screen, select the phone number of the contact to use, and the phone
keypad assignment. Tap Save.
Calling a phone number in a text message
1. Press HOME, tap Messages, and then tap the message with the phone number.
2. In the message thread, tap the message with the phone number.
3. On the Select link screen, tap the number you want to call.
4. Edit the phone number if needed, and then tap Call.
To call the message sender, in the All messages list, press and hold the message, and then tap Call on the
options menu.
For more information about text messages, see the Messages chapter.
Calling a phone number in an email
1. Press HOME, and then tap Mail.
2. Open the email account where the email with the number is located.
3. In the email account’s inbox, tap the email to open it.
4. In the email body, tap the phone number. The phone dialer screen opens with the phone
number already entered.
The phone will recognize a number as a phone number if the number has a minimum of 5
digits and have at least one of the following:
Numbers preceded by a “+” in front. For example, +1-987-654-321 or +1987654321.
Numbers enclosed in parenthesis in front. For example, (02)987654321 or (02)987-654-321.
Numbers separated by dashes. For example, (02)-987-654-321 or 0987-654-321.
5. Tap Call.
For more information about email, see the Email chapter.
Making an emergency call
You can make emergency calls from your phone even if you don’t have a SIM card installed or
your SIM card has been blocked.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
.
2. Dial the international emergency number for your locale (for example, 000), and then tap
Call.
Additional emergency numbers may be included in your SIM card. Contact T-Mobile for details.
If you enabled the unlock screen pattern and/or the SIM lock, and you forgot the unlock pattern
or SIM PIN, you can still make emergency calls by tapping Emergency call on the screen.
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Receiving calls
When you receive a phone call from a contact, the Incoming call screen appears and displays
the caller ID icon, name, and phone number of the calling party. When you receive a phone call
from someone who is not stored in Contacts, only the default caller ID icon and phone number
appear on the Incoming call screen.
Answering an incoming call
Depending if the display is on or off, you need to:
If the display is on, tap Answer.
If the display is off, the display will turn on showing the Lock screen. Drag the bar down to
answer the call.
Muting the ringing sound without rejecting the call
Do one of the following:
Press the VOLUME DOWN button.
Place the phone face down on a leveled surface.
If the phone is already facing down, the phone will still ring when there are subsequent incoming calls.
Automatically scaling down the ring volume when picking up the phone
You can set your phone to automatically scale down the ring volume when you pick up the
phone to answer calls.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Settings > Sound & display.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then select the Quiet ring on pickup check box.
3. Press BACK.
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Rejecting an incoming call
Depending if the display is on or off, you need to:
If the display is on, tap Ignore to reject and send the call to your voice mail.
If the display is off, the display will turn on showing the Lock screen. While the Lock screen is
showing, drag the bar up to reject and send the call to your voicemail.
If the display is off, the display will turn on showing the Lock screen. While the Lock screen is
showing, press MENU, and then tap Ignore to reject and send the call to your voicemail.
Rejecting a call and sending a text message
You can automatically send a default text message to the caller and reject the incoming call.
To reject and send a message when you receive an incoming call, press MENU, and then tap
Send message.
Editing the default message
You can change the message that is sent out.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Phone settings > Edit default message.
3. Enter the new message, and then tap OK.
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Using in-call options
When a call is in progress, use the buttons onscreen to mute or unmute the microphone or to
turn on or off the speakerphone. You can also press MENU to open the call options to let you
add a call, place the call on hold, mute the microphone, and more.
Handling multiple calls
Your phone notifies you when you have another incoming call, and gives you the option of
rejecting or accepting the call. If you are already on a call and accept the new call, you can
choose to switch between the two callers.
1. When you receive another call, tap Answer to accept the second call, and to put the first call
on hold.
2. To switch between callers, tap the person you want to talk to on the screen.
3. To end the current call and return to the other call, tap End call.
You can start a conference call between all parties by merging the calls. To merge the call,
tap
at the bottom left of the screen.
Setting up a conference call
1. Make a call to the first conference call participant.
2. When connected, press MENU, tap Add call, and then dial the number of the second
participant. The first participant is put on hold when you dial the second participant.
3. When connected to the second participant, tap
(merge).
4. To add another participant to the conference call, press MENU, tap Add call, and then dial the
number of the contact you want to invite to the conference call.
5. When connected, tap
to add the participant to the conference call.
When you want to talk to a person in the conference call in private, tap
Private call on the options menu.
6. When finished, tap End call.
Not all mobile networks support conference calling. Contact T-Mobile for details.
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Putting a call on hold
Press MENU and then tap Hold to put the call on hold. When you put a call on hold, the Hold
call icon (
) appears in the status bar. Press MENU, and then tap Unhold to resume the call.
Muting the microphone during a call
On the screen, tap
to toggle between turning the microphone on or off. When the
microphone is turned off, the Mute icon (
) appears in the status bar.
Turning the speakerphone on or off during a call
On the screen, tap
The speakerphone icon (
to toggle between turning the speakerphone on or off.
) appears in the status bar when the speakerphone is on.
To avoid damage to your hearing, do not hold your phone against your ear when the speakerphone is
turned on.
Ending a call
Do one of the following to end the call:
On the screen, tap End call.
If the phone display is off, press POWER to turn on the screen so you can tap End call.
If you are using the provided wired headset, press the Play/Pause to end the call.
If the phone number of the person who called is not in your contacts list, you can choose to
save the number to your contacts list after you hang up.
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Using call history
When you miss a call, the missed call icon (
) appears in the title bar. Use the Call history
tab in Contacts to check who the caller was or view all your dialed numbers and received calls.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Phone.
2. Tap
at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
3. Do one of the following:
Tap the name or number in the list to call.
Press and hold a name or number in the list to display the options menu where you can
select to view the contact information (if the number is stored in your contacts list), edit the
number before you redial, send a text message, or delete from call history.
Tap
to show the call history for that particular contact.
You can also access call history from Contacts. See the Contacts chapter for more information.
Adding a new phone number to your contacts from call history
1. Press HOME, and then tap Phone.
2. Tap
at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
3. Press and hold the received call, number that is not in your contacts list, that you want to
save to your contacts list, and then tap Save to contacts.
4. In the blank contact record that appears, enter the contact name and other information.
The phone number is automatically added to the Mobile field in the Phone section.
To store it as another type of number, for example a home number, tap the Mobile button.
5. Scroll down the screen and tap Save.
To learn how to add new contacts or edit the contact information, see the Contacts chapter.
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Checking a missed call
You will see the missed call icon
in the status bar when you miss a call.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Phone.
2. Tap
at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
3. In the call history list, missed calls are indicated by the missed call icon (
).
You can also press and hold the status bar, and then slide your finger downward on the screen to open
the Notifications panel. The missed call number or contact name is displayed.
Clearing the call history list
1. Press HOME, and then tap Phone.
2. Tap
at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
3. Do one of the following:
To remove one name or number from the list, press and hold the name or number, and then
tap Delete from call history.
To clear the entire list, press MENU, and then tap Delete all.
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Call services
Your phone can directly link to the mobile phone network, and enable you to access and
change the settings of various phone services for your phone. Call services may include call
forwarding, call waiting, voicemail, and more. Contact T-Mobile to find out about the availability
of call services for your phone.
To open call services, press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Call.
Fixed Dialing Numbers
Restrict outgoing calls to a fixed set of numbers. To enable this feature, you must know your
SIM card’s PIN2 code.
Voicemail service
Shows the current voicemail service being used.
Voicemail settings
Specify another voice mail number aside from the voice mail number on your SIM card.
Clear voicemail notification
If you have a notification of a new voicemail, you can clear the notification with this option.
Phone settings
Edit the call reject message, choose whether to open the message editor when you reject a call
with a message, and choose whether to allow automatic saving of an unknown contact number
when a call with that number ends.
Cell broadcast
Enable or disable receipt of cell broadcast messages from your service provider.
Cell broadcast settings
Configure channels and language for cell broadcast messages.
Call forwarding
Select how you want your phone to handle busy, unanswered, and unreachable calls. You can
also set the call forwarding option for all incoming calls.
Call barring settings
Choose whether to block various categories of incoming and outgoing call.
Additional call settings
Enable or disable operator services such as caller ID and call waiting.
Turning Airplane mode on or off
In many countries, you are required by law to turn off the phone while on board an aircraft. A
way to turn off the phone function is to switch your phone to Airplane mode. When you enable
Airplane mode, all wireless radios on your phone are turned off, including the call function, data
services, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks.
2. Select or clear the Airplane mode check box to enable or disable Airplane mode.
When enabled, the Airplane mode icon (
) is displayed in the status bar.
When you disable Airplane mode, the call function is turned back on and the previous state of Bluetooth
and Wi-Fi is restored.
Contacts
About Contacts
In Contacts, you can easily manage your communications with contacts via phone, messaging,
and email. You can also view updates on their Facebook and Flickr accounts.
If you are synchronizing contacts with your Google account, with your PC, and/or with an
Exchange Server, any contacts stored in those accounts are displayed in Contacts. You can also
synchronize contacts from your Facebook account in Contacts. For more information on
synchronizing accounts, see "Ways of getting contacts into your phone" in this chapter.
Ways of getting contacts into your phone
You can add contacts to your phone from:
Gmail contacts Gmail contacts are imported to your phone after you set up a Google
Account. For details, see the "Using Gmail" in the Email chapter.
Phone contacts See "Adding a new contact" for details.
Exchange ActiveSync Server See "Synchronizing with a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
account" in the Accounts and sync chapter for details.
Contacts on your computer See "Using HTC Sync" in the Accounts and sync chapter for
details.
SIM card See "Importing contacts from your SIM card" for details.
Facebook See "Adding a social network account" in the Accounts and sync chapter for
details.
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Contacts screen
The Contacts screen gives you easy access to all your contacts, as well as even faster access to
the people and groups of people you contact most often.
The Contacts screen has the following tabs:
1
2
3
4
1. All tab
Gives you access to all contacts on your phone, including Google contacts, Exchange
ActiveSync contacts, Phone contacts, contacts stored on your SIM card, Facebook
contacts, and Faves Gallery contacts. You can also use this tab to open or update My
contact card. For more information, see "Setting up My contact card."
2. Faves tab
Gives you access to your Faves contacts. For more information about adding Faves
contacts, see "Faves Gallery" in the T-Mobile Applications chapter.
3. Online directories tab
Search for contacts on your Exchange ActiveSync account to your phone. You can also
view your friends list on your social network accounts.
4. Call history tab
Lists all your dialed numbers and received and missed calls. See "Using call history" in the
Phone calls chapter.
Setting up My contact card
My contact card provides a convenient way to store your personal contact information so that
you can easily send it via SMS, Picture Message, email, or Bluetooth.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. On the All tab of the Contacts screen, tap Me, and then tap Tap here to edit contact.
If you are logged in to your Facebook account through Facebook for HTC Sense, instead of Me, you
will see your the name you use in Facebook.
3. Enter your name and contact details.
4. Tap Save.
Your contacts list
The All tab of the Contacts screen shows all your contacts, including Google contacts,
Exchange ActiveSync contacts, Phone contacts, contacts stored on your SIM card, and
Facebook contacts.
If you signed in to your Google Account and Facebook account when you first set up the phone,
your contacts from those accounts will appear in the contacts list when you open Contacts.
When synchronizing your contacts from your other accounts for the first time, it may take some
time to finish the synchronization process.
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1
2
3
7
6
4
5
1. Create a new contact.
2. Tap to edit your My contact card.
3. SIM card contact
4. This icon appears when the contact:
Has sent you a new text or email message, or tried to call you but you missed the call.
Has updated his or her Facebook profile or has added photos on Flickr or Facebook.
Has upcoming Facebook events.
5. Tap to open the contact details screen for that contact.
6. This appears when the contact is a Facebook contact or you link the contact to his or her
Facebook account.
7. Tap the photo or icon to open a menu where you can quickly choose how to communicate
with the contact. Depending on the contact information stored, you can call, send a
message or email, see the contact’s Facebook profile, and map his/her address in Google
Maps.
To view only contacts of a particular type, for example Google contacts or Facebook contacts, press
MENU, tap View, and select the contact types.
Adding a new contact
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. On the All tab, tap Add contact at the top of the screen.
3. Select the Contact account, for example Google or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync. This
determines which account the contact will sync with. For more information, see "Ways of
getting contacts into your phone" in this chapter.
4. Do one of the following:
For Google, Exchange or Phone contact type, tap the Name field, enter the first and last
name of the contact, and choose the order in which to display the names. Tap OK.
For SIM contact type, tap the Name field, and then enter the name.
5. Enter the contact information in the fields provided.
6. Scroll to the bottom of the screen, and then tap Save.
Importing contacts from your SIM card
You can copy all your SIM contacts to your phone. You can import them as Phone contacts,
Google contacts, or Exchange ActiveSync contacts, if you have set up the relevant accounts.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
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2. On the All tab, press MENU, and then tap Import/Export > Import from SIM card.
3. If you have Google or Exchange ActiveSync accounts set up on your phone, tap the type for
the imported contacts.
4. Do one of the following:
To import all contacts, press MENU, and then tap Import all.
To import a contact, tap the contact on the screen.
Importing contacts from an Exchange ActiveSync account
Access contacts from your Exchange ActiveSync account, and then copy them to the phone.
You need to have your Exchange ActiveSync account set up on your phone. See "Synchronizing
with a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account" for details.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. On the Online directories tab, tap Company directory.
3. Enter the name, and then tap
.
4. In the list, tap the name of the contact you want to copy to your phone.
5. Tap Save to Contacts.
Merging contact information
Merge duplicated contacts on your phone to avoid clutter and confusion. If you have the same
contact appear in your Phone, Google, and Facebook accounts, you can merge the contact
information into one contact.
The phone automatically merges contacts that it finds to have similar data. If you need to
manually merge contacts or break the link between contacts, follow the procedures below.
Manually merging contact information
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. On the All tab, tap the name of the contact (not the icon or photo) you want to merge with
another contact on your phone.
3. At the upper right corner of the screen, tap
or
(if there are suggested links.)
4. On the screen, you can:
If there are suggested links, tap
to link the contact to the selected account.
Tap one of the options available in the Add contact section.
5. Tap Done.
Breaking the contact information link between contacts
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. On the All tab, tap the name of the contact (not the icon or photo) whose contact
information link you want to break.
3. On the upper right corner of the screen, tap
4. On the Linked contacts section, tap
.
beside the name of the contact to break the link.
5. Tap Done.
Editing a contact’s information
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. On the All tab, press and hold the contact, and then tap Edit contact.
3. Enter the new information for the contact.
4. Scroll to the bottom of the screen, and then tap Save.
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Searching for a contact
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. Press the SEARCH button on the phone.
3. In the search bar, enter the first few letters of the first or last name of the contact you are
looking for. Matching contacts are displayed.
If the list of matching contacts is long, you can view more results by pressing BACK to hide the onscreen
keyboard.
4. Tap the contact to open his or her contact details screen. See "Contact information and
conversations" for details.
Backing up your contacts to the storage card
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Import/Export > Export to SD card.
3. When asked to confirm, tap OK.
Importing contacts from the storage card
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Import/Export > Import from SD card.
You can only import contacts that were exported to the storage card using the Export to SD card
feature on the phone. See "Backing up your contacts to the storage card."
3. If you have Google or Exchange ActiveSync accounts set up on your phone, tap the type for
the imported contacts.
Press BACK to stop importing contacts from the storage card.
Deleting contacts
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. On the All tab, press MENU, and then tap Delete contacts.
3. Select the contacts you want to delete, and then tap Delete.
4. When prompted, tap OK.
Sending contact information as a vCard via Picture Message
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. On the All tab, press and hold the name of the contact (not the icon or photo) whose contact
information you want to send, and then tap Send contact as vCard.
3. Select the type of information you want to send, and then tap Send.
4. Enter the recipient’s number or email address, and then tap Send.
You cannot send a vCard using SMS.
You can also send the vCard via Bluetooth. To learn how to send files through Bluetooth, see the
"Bluetooth" chapter.
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Sending your contact information as a vCard via Picture Message
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. On the All tab, tap [Your name] My contact card.
3. Press MENU, and then tap Send my contact info.
4. Select the type of information you want to send, and then tap Send.
5. Enter the recipient’s number or email address, and then tap Send.
You cannot send a vCard using SMS.
You can also send your contact vCard via Bluetooth. To learn how to send files through
Bluetooth, see the "Bluetooth" chapter.
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Contact information and conversations
When you tap a contact on the Contacts screen, the contact details screen opens, showing you
the information stored for that contact, exchanged messages and phone calls with that contact,
Facebook notifications, and more.
The contact details screen has the following tabs:
1
2
3
4
5
6
1. Details tab
Shows the information you have stored for the contact, and allows you to get in touch with
the contact directly by tapping any of the displayed methods. For example, if the contact
has a stored work phone number, tap Call Work to call that number.
You can also add one of the contact’s phone numbers as a speed dial number. To learn how,
see "Adding a contact to speed dial" in the Phone calls chapter.
2. Messages tab
Shows your exchanged SMS messages with the contact. Tap a message to view it. To send a
new message, press MENU and tap Send message. For more information about messages,
see the "Messages" chapter.
3. Mail tab
Shows email messages you have received from the contact. Tap an email message to view
it. To send a new email message, press MENU, and tap New mail. For more information
about email, see the "Email" chapter.
4. Updates and events tab
Shows the contact’s Facebook status, updates, and events, and shows when he or she
uploads new photos to Flickr. When there is a notification of the contact’s birthday, you can
tap the notification to call the contact directly or send a message greeting.
You need to be logged in to your Facebook account to see the updates and events. If you
are not logged in, tap Link to Facebook.
5. Photos tab
Shows the contact’s Facebook and Flickr photo albums. Tap an album to look at the photos
in the album.
You need to be logged in to your Facebook and Flickr accounts to see the photo albums. If
you are not logged in, tap Link to Facebook and/or Link to Flickr.
6. Call history tab
Lists all your incoming, outgoing, and missed calls to and from the contact. Tap a list item to
call the contact using the displayed number.
Keyboard
Using the hardware QWERTY
1. To use the hardware QWERTY, hold your phone horizontally, with the control buttons on the
right.
2. Push the display up to reveal the keyboard. Your display will always use the landscape screen
orientation when the hardware QWERTY is open.
When the hardware QWERTY is open, you will not be able to use the onscreen keyboard.
Shift key
There are two Shift keys on your phone; one on the far left and the other on the far right of the
lower row of keys. Press the Shift key while typing a letter to type the letter's capital. On
number or symbol keys, pressing the Shift key causes the special character to appear.
Lock the Shift key to type a series of characters by pressing Shift twice. The cursor shape
changes while the key is locked:
.
Unlock the Shift key by pressing it once again.
Fn key
To type the characters shown in color on some of the keys, first press the Fn key, then the key
showing the special character. For example, if you need to type an open parenthesis “(“, you
would first press the Fn key, then the J key [Fn, J].
Lock the Fn key to type a series of characters by pressing Fn twice. The cursor shape
changes while the key is locked:
.
Unlock the Fn key by pressing it once again.
Search key
There is a SEARCH key (to the right of the Menu key), which you can use when the keyboard is
open. Pressing the Search key open the search box on top of the screen. Type your search
criteria in the text field, then select Search. See "Searching the Web and your phone using the
Quick Search Box" for more details.
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Menu key
There is a Menu key (just below Z), which you can use when the keyboard is open instead of
pressing the Menu control button. This means, with the keyboard open, you can open the menu
using your left hand (press the Menu key) and select a menu option with your right.
Home key
There is a Home key (to the left of Q), which you can use when the keyboard is open instead of
pressing the Home control button.
Setting keyboard shortcuts
You can create shortcuts using the hardware keyboard to open applications on the phone.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Applications > Quick launch.
3. Scroll down the screen and then tap a letter you want to use as a shortcut.
4. Tap the application you want to associate with the shortcut key.
Using the shortcut
1. Open the hardware keyboard.
2. Press and hold the SEARCH button (to the right of MENU) on the hardware keyboard.
3. Press the letter that is associated with the application you want to open.
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Using the onscreen keyboard
When you start a program or select a field that requires text or numbers, the onscreen
keyboard becomes available.
The hardware QWERTY needs to be closed for you to be able to use the onscreen keyboard.
Using the landscape onscreen keyboard
When entering text, you can choose to use the landscape orientation of the onscreen keyboard.
Turn the phone sideways to use a larger keyboard that lets you type easily using two thumbs.
The Orientation check box in HOME > MENU > Settings > Sound & display needs to be selected for
the screen orientation to automatically change.
The landscape orientation keyboard is not supported in all applications.
Press BACK to close the onscreen keyboard.
Entering text
Use the following keys while entering text using the onscreen keyboard:
Press and hold keys with white characters at the top to enter numbers, symbols, or accented
letters. The white character displayed on the key is the character that will be inserted when you
press and hold that key. Some keys have multiple characters or accents associated with them.
When there are multiple characters associated with the key, on the small window that opens,
tap the character you want to insert.
This is the Shift key. Tap to enter an uppercase letter. The next letter you type will be uppercase.
Tap twice to turn on caps lock.
Tap to switch to the numeric and symbol keyboard.
This is the Enter key. Tap to create a new line. For some screens that you need to enter your
log-in credentials or a URL address, this button is replaced with either Next, Done, or Go. Tap
Next to go to the next text field or tap Done/Go to hide the onscreen keyboard or go to the
web page.
This is the Backspace key. Tap to delete the previous character. Press and hold to quickly delete
words.
This is the Swype key. After entering a word using Swype, tap to open a small window where
you can choose a word to replace the word that you have entered. Press and hold to open a
window where you can view a tutorial on how to use Swype, see tips, and set Swype options.
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Entering words using Swype
Instead of tapping the keys on the onscreen keyboard, you can use Swype® to type words.
Swype lets you slide your finger on the onscreen keyboard to enter words. For example, if you
want to type “the”, you would put your finger on the “t” key, and then trace the word (by sliding
your finger) “the” on the onscreen keyboard.
Learn more about how to use Swype by pressing and holding
.
Adjusting Swype settings
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Language & keyboard > Swype.
Switching to another input method
By default, the Swype input method is used. You can choose to change the input method so
you can use the compact QWERTY, phone keyboard, or voice to enter text.
1. On an application (for example, Messages) that lets you enter text, press and hold the field
with the “Tap to compose” text.
2. On the Edit text options menu, tap Input method.
3. Select the input method you want to use.
Adjusting keyboard settings
To open the keyboard settings, on the Home screen, press MENU and then tap Settings >
Language & keyboard > Touch Input.
Touch Input settings
Keyboard types
Tap to select the keyboard layout to use. You can choose from QWERTY, Phone Keypad, or
Compact QWERTY.
The Phone Keypad and Compact QWERTY keyboard layouts are only available when you are using the
Touch Input input method. To learn how to switch to the Touch Input input method, see "Switching to
another input method."
Keyboard language
Tap to select the language layout of the keyboard.
Text input
Tap to set text input options when entering text, calibrate the keyboard, and set a sound and/or
vibration feedback whenever you tap a key. See "Text input" below for details.
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Tutorial
Learn how to use the onscreen keyboard with this interactive tutorial.
User Dictionary
Add, edit or remove words in the predictive text dictionary.
Text input
QWERTY
Prediction
Select to enable the word prediction feature which provides a list of possible words that reflect
the characters of the keys you have tapped as well as characters of nearby keys.
Spell correction
Select to correct typographical errors by selecting from a list of possible words that reflect the
characters of the keys you have tapped as well as characters of nearby keys.
Hardware QWERTY
Prediction
Select to enable the word prediction feature which provides a list of possible words that reflect
the characters of the keys you have pressed as well as characters of nearby keys.
Spell correction
Select to correct typographical errors by selecting from a list of possible words that reflect the
characters of the keys you have pressed as well as characters of nearby keys.
Phone keypad & compact QWERTY
Spell correction
Select to correct typographical errors by selecting from a list of possible words that reflect the
characters of the keys you have tapped as well as characters of nearby keys.
Word completion
When using the Compact QWERTY or Phone keypad, lets you select from a list of possible
combinations based on the characters that appear on the keys that you tapped.
Other settings
Sound feedback
Select to hear a clicking sound whenever you tap a key on the keyboard.
Vibrate when typing
Select to enable vibration feedback whenever you tap a key on the keyboard.
Finger touch precision
Calibration tool
Tap to re-calibrate the keyboard touch accuracy. Re-calibrate the keyboard if you feel that the
keyboard keys are not responding accurately to your taps.
Reset calibration
Tap to reset the calibration back to factory default.
Messages
About Messages
Messages lets you compose and send text (SMS) and picture messages (MMS) to other mobile
phones.
To open your message inbox, press HOME, and then tap Messages.
If the list of messages does not fit on the screen, you can scroll down to view more messages by
swiping your finger on the screen or trackpad.
1
2
1. Bold text indicates unread messages in the thread.
2. Tap to open the message or message thread and read the text or view the picture message.
Sending text and picture messages
Send short text messages (SMS) and picture messages (MMS) to other mobile phones. If you
exceed the limit on the number of characters for a single text message, your text message will
be delivered as one but will be billed as more than one message. These are called concatenated
messages.
Picture messages can contain text and a picture, a recorded voice, an audio or video file, a
picture slideshow, contact card (vCard), or appointment (vCalendar).
The Messages application automatically converts a text message into a picture message when you enter
an email address in the To field, add a message subject, attach an item, or compose a very long message.
Sending a text message
1. Press HOME, and then tap Messages.
2. On the All messages screen, tap New message. The Compose screen opens.
3. Fill in one or more recipients. You can:
Enter phone numbers directly in the To field. If you’re sending the message to several
phone numbers, separate the phone numbers with a comma.
As you enter information, any matching phone numbers from your contacts list are
displayed. Tap a match to enter that number or address directly.
Tap the
icon, and then select the phone numbers of the contacts to whom you want to
send the message. You can also select contact groups (your Google Account contact
groups if you are logged in) as recipients. When you have selected all the message
recipients, tap OK.
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4. Tap the text box that contains the text “Tap to compose”, and then start composing your
message.
5. When done, tap Send to send the text message.
To receive delivery reports and know when a text message is received, in the All messages screen, press
MENU and then tap Settings. In the SMS settings section, select the Delivery reports check box.
Sending a picture message (MMS)
1. Press HOME, and then tap Messages.
2. On the All messages screen, tap New message. The Compose screen opens.
3. Fill in one or more recipients. You can:
Enter phone numbers or email addresses directly in the To field. If you’re sending the
message to several recipients, separate the phone numbers or email addresses with a
comma.
As you enter information, any matching phone numbers or addresses from your contacts
list are displayed. Tap a match to enter that number or address directly.
Tap the
icon, and then select the contacts to whom you want to send the message.
You can also select contact groups (your Google Account contact groups if you are logged
in) as recipients. When you have selected all the message recipients, tap OK.
You can add a subject line by pressing MENU and then tapping Add subject.
4. Tap the text box that contains the text “Tap to compose”, and then start composing your
message.
5. Press MENU and then tap Attach.
6. On the Attach window, select from the following file attachments:
Picture. Select Camera to take a photo and attach it, or Pictures to attach a photo from
your storage card.
Video. Select Camcorder to capture a video and attach it, or Videos to attach a video from
your storage card.
Audio. Select Voice Recorder to make a voice recording and attach it, or Music & sounds to
attach a music file or voice recording from your storage card.
Location. You can attach location information. Send your current location (requires GPS to
be turned on) or a location you pick on a map. For more information about GPS and maps,
see "Maps and location."
Contact (vCard). Select a contact from your phone, and then select which contact
information you want to attach.
Appointment (vCalendar). Select the calendar event you want to attach.
Slideshow. Opens the Edit slideshow screen. Tap Add slide to create a new slide. Tap the
created slide (for example, Slide 1), tap Insert picture, and then select the picture you want
to add to the slide. You can also navigate to the text box and enter a caption for the picture.
When finished, tap Done to attach the slideshow to your message.
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When editing multiple slides, tap
to edit the next slide or tap
to return to the previous
slide.
While editing the slideshow, press MENU to let you preview the slideshow, add music or video to a
slide, remove a slide, and more.
7. When you have finished composing the picture message, tap Send.
To receive delivery reports and know when a picture message is received, in the All messages screen,
press MENU, and then tap Settings. Select the Delivery reports check box in the MMS settings section.
Saving and resuming a draft message
While composing a text or picture message, press BACK to automatically save your message as
a draft. To resume composing the message:
1. On the All messages screen, press MENU, and then tap Drafts.
2. Tap the message to resume editing it.
3. When you finish editing the message, tap Send.
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New message notifications
Depending on your notification settings, the phone will play a ring tone, vibrate, or display the
message briefly in the status bar when you receive a new text or picture message. To change
the notification for new text and picture messages, see "Setting text and picture message
options."
A new message icon
also appears in the notifications area of the status bar to notify you of
a new text or picture message. The Messages application icon (if shown on the Home screen)
also displays the number of new messages
.
To open the message, press and hold the status bar, and then slide the status bar down to open
the Notifications panel. Tap the new message to open and read it. For information on reading
and replying to messages see "Managing message conversations."
WAP push messages
WAP push messages contain a web link. Often, the link will be to download a file that you have
requested, for example a ring tone.
When you receive a WAP push message, a notification icon
is displayed in the status bar.
Opening the link contained in a WAP push message
1. Press and hold the status bar, and then slide the status bar down to open the Notifications
panel.
2. Tap the new message.
3. Tap Visit website.
Viewing all your WAP push messages
1. Press HOME, and then tap Messages.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Push messages.
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Managing message conversations
Text and picture messages that are sent to and received from a contact (or a number) are
grouped into conversations or message threads in the All messages screen. Threaded text or
picture messages let you see exchanged messages (similar to a chat program) with a contact
on the screen.
Reading a text message
Do one of the following:
On the All messages screen, tap the text message or message thread to open and read it.
If you have a new message notification, press and hold the status bar, and then slide the
status bar down to open the Notifications panel. Tap the new message to open and read it.
To return to the All messages screen from a text message thread, press MENU and then tap All
messages.
To view the details of a particular message, in the message thread, press and hold the message to
open the options menu, and then tap View message details.
If a message contains a link to a web page, tap the message and then tap the link to open it in the web
browser.
If a message contains a phone number, tap the message and then tap the phone number to dial the
number or add it to your contacts.
Viewing a picture message
1. Press HOME, and then tap Messages.
2. On the All messages screen, tap a picture message or message thread to open it.
3. Tap the attachment to open it.
If the attachment is a vCard contact, it is imported to your Phone contacts list. For
information about contacts, see the Contacts chapter.
If the attachment is a vCalendar file, you can choose the calendar where you want to save the
event. For information on using Calendar, see the Calendar chapter.
4. To save the attachment to the storage card, press and hold the sender’s name or number, and
then tap Save [attachment type] on the options menu.
When Auto-retrieve in MMS settings is disabled, only the message header is downloaded. To download
the entire message, tap the Download button at the right side of the message. For details, see
"Setting text and picture message options."
If you are concerned about the size of your data downloads, check the picture message size before
you download it.
Replying to a text or picture message
1. Press HOME, and then tap Messages.
2. On the All messages screen, tap a text or picture message thread to open it.
3. Tap the text box at the bottom of the screen, enter your reply message, and then tap Send.
To reply to a text message with a picture message, open the text message, press MENU and then tap
More > Add subject, or Attach. The text message is automatically converted into a picture message.
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Protecting a message from deletion
You can lock a message so that it will not be deleted even if you delete the other messages in
the conversation.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Messages.
2. On the All messages screen, tap a message thread.
3. Press and hold the message that you want to lock
4. Tap Lock message on the options menu.
A lock icon
is displayed at the right hand side of the message.
Deleting a message thread
1. Press HOME, and then tap Messages.
2. On the All messages screen, tap the message thread that you want to delete.
3. Press MENU, and then tap Delete.
4. When prompted to confirm, tap OK.
Any locked messages in the thread will not be deleted unless you select the Delete locked messages
check box.
Deleting several message threads
1. Press HOME, and then tap Messages.
2. On the All messages screen, press MENU, and then tap Delete.
3. Select the message threads you want to delete.
4. Tap Delete. Any locked messages will not be deleted.
Deleting a single message
1. While viewing a message thread, press and hold the message that you want to delete.
2. If the message is locked, tap Unlock message on the options menu, and then press and hold
the message to display the options menu again.
3. Tap Delete message on the options menu.
4. When prompted to confirm, tap OK.
Viewing contact details and communicating with a contact
When you have received a message from someone in your stored contacts, you can tap the
contact’s photo or icon in the message thread to open a menu of options. Depending on the
stored contact information, you can view the contact details, phone or send an email message
to the contact, and more.
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Setting text and picture message options
Press HOME, and then tap Messages. On the All messages screen, press MENU and then tap
Settings to set the text or picture message options. You can set the following:
SMS settings
Delivery reports
Select this option to receive a report on the delivery status of your message.
Service Center
Displays the message service center number used. Tap to change the number. It is
recommended that you do not change the number here for it may cause problems in receiving
and sending messages.
Manage SIM card messages
Tap to view text messages stored on your SIM card. You can also delete or copy these messages
to your phone’s memory.
MMS settings
Delivery reports
Select this option to receive a report on the delivery status of your message.
Read reports
Select this option if you want to receive a report whether each recipient has read or has deleted
the message without reading it.
Auto-retrieve
Select this option to automatically retrieve all your picture messages completely. When
selected, the picture message header plus the message body and attachments will
automatically download to your phone. If you clear this check box, only the picture message
header will be retrieved and shown in your All messages screen.
Roaming auto-retrieve
Select this option to automatically retrieve all your picture messages completely when roaming.
This may incur significant phone charges.
Priority setting
Set the message priority of picture messages sent.
Maximum message size
Set the maximum file size of a picture message. The picture message will not be sent out if it
exceeds the file size set here.
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Received messages
Received notification
Select this option if you want to receive a notification in the status bar when a new text or
picture message arrives.
Play notification sound
If you want the phone to ring when a new message arrives, select this option.
Notification sound
Select a ring tone that is specific to new text and picture messages. Note that the ring tone
briefly plays when selected.
Vibrate
Select this option if you want the phone to vibrate when a new text or picture message arrives.
Sent messages
Sent notification
Select this option if you want to receive a notification in the status bar when a message is sent
successfully.
Failure notification
Select this option if you want to receive a notification in the status bar when a message is not
sent successfully.
Play notification sound
If you want the phone to ring when a sent or failure notification is received, select this option.
Notification sound
Select a ring tone that is specific to sent or failure notifications. Note that the ring tone briefly
plays when selected.
Vibrate
Select this option if you want the phone to vibrate when a new text or picture message arrives.
Adding the Messages widget
Add the Messages widget to let you read your messages on the Home screen. To learn how to
add widgets, refer to "Adding a widget to your Home screen" in the Personalizing chapter.
Accounts and sync
Synchronizing with online accounts
®
®
Your phone can sync information and receive updates from your GoogleTM and Microsoft
Exchange ActiveSync accounts as well as popular online services such as Facebook ,
TwitterTM, and FlickrTM.
®
These are some of the types of information you can sync:
GmailTM and Exchange ActiveSync email.
Google and Exchange ActiveSync contacts, as well as your Facebook friends’ contact
information. For information on contacts, see the "Contacts" chapter.
Calendar events from your primary Google Account and from Exchange ActiveSync. For
information on using Calendar, see the "Calendar" chapter.
Status updates and links shared by your friends and yourself on social networks such as
Facebook and Twitter. For details, see the "Social" chapter.
Flickr and Facebook photo uploads. For information on viewing photos, see the "Gallery"
chapter.
Adding a social network account
You can sync with your accounts on popular online services such as Facebook, Twitter, and
Flickr.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Accounts & sync.
2. Tap Add account, and then tap the account type you want to add.
3. Follow the onscreen instructions to enter the account information.
When you have finished, the account is added to the list on the Accounts & sync screen.
Depending on how you configured the account, the new information may start synchronizing
with your phone.
Synchronizing with a Google Account
Signing in to your Google Account lets you synchronize Gmail and your Google contacts and
calendars between your phone and the web. You also need to sign in to a Google Account to
use Google applications such as Google Talk™ and Android Market.
You can add more than one Google Account on your phone. However, subsequent Google
Accounts can only synchronize Gmail and contacts. Other Google services use the first Google
Account you added.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Accounts & sync.
2. Tap Add account > Google.
3. Follow the onscreen instructions to sign in to an account or create a new account.
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Synchronizing with a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account
You can only add one Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account on your phone. You can sync
with Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) or later.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Accounts & sync.
2. Tap Add account > Exchange ActiveSync.
3. Enter the Exchange ActiveSync account details, and then tap Next.
Your corporate Exchange Server must support auto-detect for the phone to automatically set up the
Exchange ActiveSync account. If your corporate Exchange Server does not support auto-detect, you will
need to enter your Exchange Server settings after you tap Next. Ask your Exchange Server administrator
for details.
4. Select the types of information you want to synchronize, and then tap Finish setup.
Managing your accounts
Changing general sync settings
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Accounts & sync.
2. Select or clear the following:
Background data. If this is selected, applications can send and receive online account
information even if you are not currently using them.
Auto-sync. If this is selected, applications can use the sync schedule defined in the account
settings. If this is cleared, you will need to sync accounts manually. For instructions on doing
this, see “Synchronizing an account manually” below.
Changing account settings
You can change settings such as the sync frequency and the types of information synchronized,
the kinds of notification you receive, and the way that account information is displayed.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Accounts & sync.
2. Tap the account that you want to edit.
3. Edit the account settings.
Synchronizing an account manually
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Accounts & sync.
2. Tap the account that you want to sync.
3. Tap Sync now.
Removing an account
You can remove an account to delete it and all information associated with it from your phone,
for example messages, contacts, or settings. Removing an account does not delete information
from the online service itself.
You cannot remove some accounts, such the first Google Account you signed into on the phone, except
by deleting all personal information from your phone with a hard reset. For instructions on doing this, see
"Performing a hard/factory reset" in the Backup, update and reset chapter.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Accounts & sync.
2. Tap the account that you want to remove.
3. Tap Remove account, and then confirm that you want to remove the account.
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Using HTC Sync
Are you using Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express on your computer? You can use HTC Sync
to synchronize your Outlook contacts and calendar or your Outlook Express contacts with your
phone. Before you do a factory reset or a software (ROM) upgrade of your phone, you can also
use HTC Sync to back up and sync these information from your phone back to your computer.
Here’s what you’ll need to do to install, set up, and use HTC Sync on your computer:
1. Download and install HTC Sync from the HTC support website. See "Downloading the latest
HTC Sync upgrade" for details.
2. Connect your phone to your computer using the supplied USB cable and set up HTC Sync to
recognize your phone. Follow the steps in "Setting up HTC Sync to recognize your phone."
3. Choose what information to sync between your computer and your phone and how you want
to sync them.
To easily set up synchronization using HTC Sync’s guided wizard, follow the steps in
"Setting up synchronization."
To choose from more sync options, see "Setting up more sync options."
4. Sync your computer with your phone automatically or manually. See "Synchronizing your
phone" for details.
Here’s more you can do with HTC Sync:
If you have third-party applications on your computer (not from Android Market), you can
use HTC Sync to install them from your computer to your phone. For more information, see
"Installing apps from your computer to your phone."
Repair contacts and/or calendar data, only if needed.
Downloading the latest HTC Sync upgrade
On your computer, visit the HTC support website (www.htc.com/support) to check for the most
recent HTC Sync upgrade so you can download and install it on your computer.
Setting up HTC Sync to recognize your phone
After installing, set up HTC Sync to recognize your phone.
1. Connect your phone to the computer with the supplied USB cable. Or, if your phone is
already connected, press and hold the status bar and drag your finger down to open the
Notifications panel. Then tap the status that shows “Select to change USB connection type“.
2. On the Connect to PC screen in your phone, tap HTC Sync and then tap Done.
3. Your phone attempts to find HTC Sync on your computer. Wait for a few seconds for the
process to finish.
If your phone displays a message indicating that it’s unable to find HTC Sync, try disconnecting and
reconnecting the USB cable, and then repeat step 2.
4. When your phone finds HTC Sync, your computer will display the Phone Connection Wizard.
Click Next.
5. Enter the name you want for your phone, and then click Finish.
6. Check the HTC Sync icon at the bottom-right side of your computer screen. If it appears
green in color, that means your phone has successfully connected with your computer and
HTC Sync recognizes your phone.
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Setting up synchronization
You can set up HTC Sync to synchronize your computer’s Outlook contacts and calendar events
with your phone. If you’re using Outlook Express on your computer, you can only sync contacts
with your phone.
Before you begin setting up synchronization, make sure you have set up HTC Sync to recognize your
phone. If you have not yet done so, follow the steps in “Setting up HTC Sync to recognize your phone”.
1. On your computer, check and make sure the HTC Sync icon
at the bottom-right side of
the screen appears in green which means that your phone is connected to HTC Sync.
2. Double-click the green HTC Sync icon on your computer to open HTC Sync.
3. Click Synchronize Now. (You can also click Sync Manager > Settings.)
4. In the Synchronization Settings Wizard, click Next.
5. In the next few dialog boxes, choose whether to sync Outlook or Outlook Express, select the
type of information to sync (contacts and/or calendar), and choose to sync them
automatically or manually with your phone.
6. Click Finish.
HTC Sync then starts to sync your phone and your computer. Wait for the synchronization to
finish.
7. A summary report is then displayed. Click Close.
Setting up more sync options
HTC Sync gives you the flexibility to set many options, such as setting a sync schedule,
choosing how to resolve conflicts when the same items are found on both the phone and the
computer, and more.
1. On your computer, check and make sure the HTC Sync icon
at the bottom-right side of
the screen appears in green which means that your phone is connected to HTC Sync.
2. If HTC Sync is not open, double-click the green HTC Sync icon to open it.
3. Click Sync Manager > Settings.
4. In the Synchronization Settings Wizard dialog box, click Manual settings.
5. From the left side of the Sync Manager Settings dialog box, click the type of setting you want
to change, and then choose from the available options on the right. Settings that can be
changed include the following:
Contacts or Calendar folder to sync with
Change this only if you have personal folders created in your Outlook and you need to sync
with a personal folder. Click Contacts or Calendar on the left side of the dialog box, click the
Properties button, and then choose the personal folder to sync with.
Calendar events to sync with
Choose the number of days of calendar events to sync. Click Calendar on the left side of the
dialog box, click Properties, and then set the days under Date range.
Conflict policy
In cases when the same contacts and/or calendar items exist in both your phone and your
computer, choose whose data you want to keep when a conflict occurs.
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When to sync
Click Automatic sync on the left side of the dialog box. Then choose whether to sync
manually, auto sync everytime you connect your phone to your computer, or sync at a set
schedule.
6. Click Apply to save the sync options you’ve selected, and then click OK.
Synchronizing your phone
After you’ve installed and set up HTC Sync, you can sync your phone with your computer.
Synchronizing your phone with your computer automatically
Do the following first to make sure your phone will sync automatically with your computer:
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Applications > Development.
2. Make sure the USB debugging check box is selected.
Whenever you connect your phone to your computer, synchronization starts automatically.
Wait for the sync process to finish.
Synchronizing your phone with your computer manually
1. Connect your phone to the computer with the supplied USB cable. Or, if your phone is
already connected, press and hold the status bar and drag your finger down to open the
Notifications panel. Then tap the status that shows “Select to change USB connection type“.
2. On the Connect to PC screen in your phone, tap HTC Sync and then tap Done.
3. On your computer, check and make sure that the HTC Sync icon
at the bottom-right side
of the screen appears in green which means that your phone is connected to HTC Sync.
4. On your phone, tap Sync now.
Installing apps from your computer to your phone
If you have applications (.apk files) on your computer, you can use HTC Sync to install them to
your phone. We strongly recommend you install only applications that you trust.
1. On your phone, press HOME > MENU, tap Settings > Applications, and then select the
Unknown sources check box to allow applications from your computer to be installed to your
phone.
You only have to do this step once. You do not need to do this step again next time you install another
application from your computer to your phone.
2. Connect your phone to the computer with the supplied USB cable. Or, if your phone is
already connected, press and hold the status bar and drag your finger down to open the
Notifications panel. Then tap the status that shows “Select to change USB connection type“.
3. On the Connect to PC screen in your phone, tap HTC Sync and then tap Done.
4. On your computer, double-click the green HTC Sync icon
5. In HTC Sync, click Application Installer.
to open HTC Sync.
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6. In the Application Installer file types dialog box, make sure that the Android OS installer file
(apk) check box is selected and then click OK.
This dialog box only appears the first time you use the Application Installer.
7. Click Next.
8. Click Browse, locate the application (.apk) on your computer, and then click Open.
9. After selecting the application, click Next.
10. Click Finish. Check your phone’s screen to see if there are additional instructions to
complete the installation.
About Multimedia Sync by doubleTwist
Use Multimedia Sync by doubleTwist™ to synchronize media files such as photos and music on
your computer with your phone. Multimedia Sync will be installed on your computer when you
first connect your phone (with the microSD card inserted) using the supplied USB cable with
your computer. For more information about the Multimedia Sync by doubleTwist application,
visit the doubleTwist website.
Social
Facebook for HTC Sense
View your Facebook® updates in supported
applications on the phone. By signing in to
Facebook for HTC Sense, your Facebook contacts and their contact details are downloaded to
Contacts, you can browse through Facebook photo albums in Gallery, and read Facebook
status updates in Friend Stream. To learn how to sign in to Facebook for HTC Sense, see the
"Accounts and sync" chapter.
Contacts
Friend Stream
Gallery
Tweeting on your phone
Peep is a TwitterTM client that lets you enjoy “tweeting’’ on your phone. Send out tweets, read
and receive tweets from people, search for new Twitter users to follow, all from your phone.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Peep.
2. If you did not sign in to your Twitter account when you first turned on the phone, follow the
onscreen instructions to sign in to your Twitter account.
3. Peep opens in the All Tweets tab. Slide your finger on the bottom row to go to the tab you
want.
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1. Tap to view the Twitter user’s profile. This also shows you all tweets from this
Twitter user.
2. Tap to enter a tweet to send out.
3. Press and hold to open the options menu to let you reply, send a direct
message, retweet, add to favorite, and view the profile.
4. Shows all the tweets from people you follow and tweets that you have sent out.
5. Shows all tweets that mentions your username using the “@[your username]”
convention.
6. Shows all private/direct messages that you have received or sent out.
7. Shows tweets that were marked as favorites.
Sending a tweet
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Peep.
2. On the All Tweets tab, tap the text field with the words “What’s happening?”.
3. Enter your tweet, and then tap Update. Before tapping Update, you can:
Tap
to post a picture from Gallery or Camera to your default photo hosting site and
add the link to the picture into the tweet.
Tap
to insert your location into the tweet. You can choose to add a map link, insert
your location name, or insert your position coordinates.
Searching for Twitter users to follow
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Peep.
2. While on the Peep screen, open the hardware QWERTY, and then press the Search key.
3. Tap the text field with the words “Search Twitter”, enter the search criteria, and then tap
.
4. On the Search result screen, scroll through the list, and then tap the twitter user you want to
follow.
The search results will also list down tweets that contain the search word.
5. Press MENU, and then tap Follow.
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Unfollowing a Twitter user
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Peep.
2. On the All Tweets tab, tap Twitter user you want to stop following.
3. Press MENU, and then tap Unfollow.
Sending a direct message
You can only send a direct message to someone who is following you.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Peep.
2. Press MENU, and then tap New message.
You can also send a direct message from the All Tweets or Direct Message tab. On the All Tweets or
Direct Message tab, press and hold the person you want to send the direct message to, and then tap
Send direct message on the options menu.
3. Tap the To field, and then enter the name. As you enter characters, the names of the Twitter
users that match the characters you enter will appear. Tap the name when you see it.
4. Enter your message, and then tap Update.
Setting Peep options
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Peep.
2. Press MENU, and then tap More > Settings. You can set these options:
Account settings
Sign out of your Twitter account.
General settings
Choose whether to show the screen name or the real name of the people you follow.
Send & receive
Set the frequency to check for new tweets and set the number of tweets to download.
Services
Set your photo hosting site, photo quality, location options, and URL shortening host.
Notification settings
Select when to be notified and how you want to be notified.
Adding the Twitter widget
Add the Twitter widget to let you send and follow your tweets right on the Home screen.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Add to Home > Widget > Twitter.
2. Choose the widget style, and then tap Select.
3. Drag the widget to a blank space on the Home screen, and then release.
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Using Friend Stream
Streamline your social network accounts through Friend Stream. Update your status
simultaneously, view status updates, and look through photo updates from your Facebook,
Twitter, and other social network accounts using Friend Stream.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Friend Stream.
2. If you are not signed in to a social network account, press MENU, tap Settings > Accounts &
sync, and then tap the account you want to sign in to.
3. Friend Stream opens in the All Updates tab. Slide your finger on the bottom row to go to the
tab you want.
Friend Stream screen
Only updates from accounts that you are signed in to will be shown. You can filter the updates
that show in Friend Stream by pressing MENU, and then tapping Settings > Show updates.
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1. Depending on the type, tap to open Peep, post a Facebook comment, look at
the Flickr album, or open the link in the web browser.
2. Tap to enter and send a status update.
3. Shows all the messages from the social network accounts that you are signed
in to.
4. Shows only status updates from Facebook and Twitter.
5. Shows only photo updates from Facebook and Flickr.
6. Shows only links posted on Facebook.
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Updating your status
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Friend Stream.
2. On the All Updates tab, tap the text field with the words “What’s happening?”.
3. Tap
, and then on the Update Status dialog box, select which accounts you want
the status update to be posted. Tap Done.
The search results will also list down tweets that contain the search word.
4. Enter your status update, and then tap Update.
Adding the Friend Stream widget
Add the Friend Stream widget so you can update your status simultaneously and view status
updates from your social network accounts right on the Home screen.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Add to Home > Widget > Friend Stream.
2. Choose the widget style, and then tap Select.
3. Drag the widget to a blank space on the Home screen, and then release.
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Chatting in Google Talk
Google Talk is Google’s instant messaging program. It lets you communicate with other people
that also use Google Talk.
Signing in to Google Talk
If you signed in to your Google Account when you first set up the phone, you are already signed
in to Google Talk.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk > Next > Sign in.
2. Enter your Google Account username and password, and then tap Sign in.
When you are signed in to Google Talk, your online status in Google Talk will also appear in
other Google Apps such as Gmail and Google Maps.
Signing out of Google Talk
If you are not going to use Google Talk for an extended period of time, we recommend that you
sign out of Google Talk to save battery power.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, press MENU, and then tap More > Sign out.
Chatting with friends
Starting a chat
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. Tap a friend in the Friends list.
3. Chat with your friend by entering text in the text box at the bottom of the screen.
To insert a smiley, press MENU, and then tap More > Insert smiley. Tap a smiley to insert it into your
message.
4. After entering your message, tap Send.
Accepting an invitation to chat
When a friend sends you a Google Talk message, you receive a notification. Their entry in the
Friends list turns white and displays the message.
Do one of the following:
In the Friends list, tap the friend who sent you the invitation to chat.
Open the Notifications panel, and then tap the chat notification. See "Opening the
Notifications panel" in the Basic chapter to learn how to open the Notifications panel.
Returning to the Friends list
While on a chat screen, press MENU, and then tap Friends list.
Switching between active chats
You can switch between chats if you have more than one chat going.
1. While on a chat screen, press MENU, and then tap Switch chats.
2. On the screen that opens, tap the friend you want to chat with.
Inviting a friend to join a group chat
1. While on a chat screen, press MENU, and then tap Add chat.
2. Tap the friend you want to invite. The friend you invited and the current participants receive
an invitation to a group chat. Each one who accepts the invitation joins the group chat.
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Chatting on or off the record
Your Google Talk messages are stored, so you can review them later and even search for them
in the Chats folder in Gmail. But, if you’d rather not store the messages in a chat, you can go off
the record.
1. On a chat screen, press MENU, and then tap Chat off record.
To resume saving the messages in the chat, press MENU, and then tap Chat on record.
Ending a chat
Do one of the following:
In the Friends list, press and hold the friend you want to stop chatting with, and then in the
menu that opens, tap End chat.
While on a chat screen, press MENU, and then tap End chat.
Changing your online status and picture
Changing your online status
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, tap the online status icon (
status you want on the options menu.
) beside your name, and then select the
In addition to the standard status settings described in the table, you can also select a message
that you’ve entered previously. Or tap Clear custom messages to erase them and start over.
Your status and any message appear in your contact’s Friends lists and in other locations where
your status or status message are displayed.
Changing your status message
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, tap the text box to the left of your online status icon, and then enter your
status message.
3. Press or tap the Enter key.
Changing your picture
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, tap the picture to the left of your status message.
3. In the Select an album screen, tap the album where the picture you want to use is located.
4. Tap the picture you want to use.
5. Drag the green box to select the portion of the picture to crop, and then tap Save.
Managing your Friends list
Adding a friend
You can invite anyone with a Google Account to become your friend in Google Talk, so you can
chat with each other and view each others’ online status.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, press MENU and then tap Add friend.
3. Enter the Google Talk instant messaging ID or Google email address of the friend you want to
add.
Accepting an invitation to become a friend
When a contact invites you to become a friend in Google Talk, you receive a notification in the
Status bar and the invitation appears in your Friends list.
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2. In the Friends list, tap Chat invitation.
3. Do one of the following:
Tap Accept in the menu that opens to accept the invitation.
Tap Cancel if you don’t want to chat with and share your Google Talk status with the
sender.
Viewing the list of pending invitations to friends
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, press MENU, and then tap Invites. All the friends to whom you’ve extended
invitations to become friends on Google Talk appear in the list until they accept or cancel
your invitation.
3. Tap a pending invitation, and then tap Accept or Decline.
Viewing all friends or only those most popular with you
By default, only the friends that you frequently chat with — the most popular — are shown in
the Friends list. But you can view all friends instead.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, press MENU, and then tap All friends. To switch back to just the friends
with whom you chat most frequently, tap Most popular in the menu.
Making a friend popular
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, press and hold a friend’s name.
If you cannot see the friend, press MENU, and then tap All friends.
3. In the options menu, tap Always show friend.
Blocking a friend
You can block a friend from sending you messages. When blocked, your friend is also removed
from your Friends list.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, press and hold the friend’s name you want to block.
If you cannot see the friend, press MENU, and then tap All friends.
3. In the options menu, tap Always show friend. Your friend is removed from your friends list
and is added to the blocked friends list.
To unblock a friend, in the Friends list, press MENU and then tap Blocked. In the Blocked friends list, tap
the name of the friend you want to unblock, and then tap OK when prompted.
Changing Google Talk settings
Setting notifications for new Google Talk messages
You can set the phone to play a sound, vibrate, or display a notification icon in the status bar
each time you receive a new instant message.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, press MENU and then tap More > Settings.
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3. Select the IM notifications check box to receive a notification (
new instant message arrives.
) in the status bar when a
4. Do of the following:
Tap Select ringtone to select the ring tone to use when a new instant message arrives. The
ring tone briefly plays when selected. If you don’t want a ring tone to play when you receive
a new Google Talk message, select Silent.
Select the Vibrate check box to vibrate your phone when you receive a new Google Talk
message.
Showing or hiding the mobile indicator to friends
You can check what type of device your friend is using to chat in Google Talk. In the friends list,
check the image that appears to the right of your friend’s name.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, press MENU, and then tap More > Settings.
3. Select the Mobile indicator option.
Indicates that the friend is
using an Android phone.
Setting whether you sign into Google Talk automatically
You can sign in to your Google Talk account automatically every time you turn on your phone.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Talk.
2. In the Friends list, press MENU, and tap More > Settings.
3. Select the Automatically sign in check box.
Email
Using Gmail
Gmail is Google’s web-based email service. Gmail is configured when you first set up your
phone. Depending on your synchronization settings, Gmail on your phone is automatically
synchronized with one or more Gmail accounts on the web. For more information about
synchronization, see "Synchronizing with a Google Account" in the Accounts and sync chapter.
Viewing your Gmail inbox
The Inbox conversations list is your default Gmail view. All your received emails are delivered to
your Inbox.
Gmail groups each message you send with all the responses you receive. This conversation list
continues to grow as new replies arrive, so you can always see your messages in context. A new
message or a change to the subject of a current message will begin a new conversation.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gmail.
2. To scroll through the conversation list, swipe your finger up/down on the screen or the
trackpad.
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1. Folder (or Label) and number of unread email messages.
2. Unread messages are displayed in bold.
3. Checked email. Select one or more emails to apply an action.
Note: Batch operations needs to be enabled.
4. Actions for checked email(s). This will not show if there is no item selected in
the inbox.
5. Message label.
6. Starred message. Tap to add or remove the star. For more information, see
"Starring a message."
7. The Google Account you are currently viewing. To view another account, see
"Switching to another Google Account."
Switching to another Google Account
If you have set up more than one Google Account on your phone, you can switch between
accounts in Gmail. For more information on setting up Google Accounts, see "Synchronizing
with a Google Account" in the Accounts and sync chapter.
1. While viewing the Inbox, press MENU, and then tap Accounts.
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2. Tap the account to switch to.
Reading your messages
Depending on your notification settings, the phone plays a ring tone, vibrates, or displays the
email message briefly in the status bar when you receive a new email. A new email message
icon
also appears on the notifications area of the status bar to notify you of a new email.
For more information on email notification settings, refer to "Changing Gmail settings."
For information on automatic email synchronization, see "Changing Gmail synchronization
settings."
To refresh your inbox manually, press MENU and then tap Refresh.
1. Do one of the following:
When you receive a new email notification, press and hold the status bar, and then slide
down your finger on the screen to open the Notifications panel. Tap the new email to view
it.
While in the Inbox, tap the unread email or the conversation with the unread email to view
it.
2. To scroll through the messages in the conversation, swipe your finger up/down on the screen
or the trackpad.
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2. Message label.
3. Online status. Appears when the contact is a Google Talk friend and you are
signed in to Google Talk.
4. To manage the email message or conversation, do any of the following:
Tap Archive to remove the conversation from your Inbox while still keeping it stored in your
Google Account.
To display your archived messages, in the Inbox, press MENU and then tap View labels > All Mail.
Tap Delete to delete the conversation from your Google Account. If you delete the
conversation accidentally, you can tap Undo in the yellow bar at the top of the screen to
undelete it.
Tap Older to see the previous conversation in your Inbox.
Press MENU to see more options.
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Replying to or forwarding an email message
1. In the message thread, scroll down to the end of the conversation.
2. Tap Reply, Reply to all, or Forward.
3. Do one of the following:
If you selected Reply or Reply to all, enter your reply message.
If you selected Forward, specify the message recipients.
4. Tap Send.
Muting a conversation
If you’re part of a long message conversation that isn’t relevant, you can ‘mute’ the conversation
to keep all future additions out of your Inbox.
While viewing the message thread, press MENU and then tap More > Mute.
Reporting a conversation as spam
The Gmail webmail service works hard to prevent spam (unwanted and unsolicited “junk” mail)
from reaching your Inbox. But when spam makes it through, you can help improve the service
by reporting the conversation as spam.
While viewing the message thread, press MENU, and then tap More > Report spam.
Sending a message
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gmail.
2. In the Inbox, press MENU and then tap Compose.
3. Enter the message recipient’s email address in the To field. If you are sending the email to
several recipients, separate the email addresses with a comma. You can add as many
message recipients as you want.
As you enter email addresses, any matching addresses from your contacts list are displayed.
Tap a match to enter that address directly.
If you want to send a carbon copy (Cc) or a blind carbon copy (Bcc) of the email to other recipients,
press MENU and then tap Add Cc/Bcc.
4. Enter the email subject, and then compose your email.
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5. If you want to add a picture attachment, press MENU and then tap Attach. Navigate to the
picture you want to attach, and then tap the picture.
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2. Subject.
3. Attachment.
4. Enter your message here.
5. Tap to remove the attachment.
6. After composing your message, tap Send.
While composing the message, tap Save as draft or press the BACK button to save it as a draft. To view
your draft email messages, in the Inbox, press MENU and then tap View labels > Drafts.
Adding a signature to your messages
You can add a signature to email messages that you send.
1. In the Inbox, press MENU and then tap Settings > Signature.
2. Enter your signature in the text box, and then tap OK.
You can create a signature consisting of multiple lines of text. At the end of each line of text, tap or
press the Enter key on the keyboard to create another line.
Viewing your sent messages
In the Inbox, press MENU and then tap View labels > Sent.
Managing conversations and messages
Searching for messages
You can search for messages that contain one or more words in their contents or in their
addresses, subjects, labels, and so on. When you search for messages, all of the messages in
your Gmail account on the web are included (except those labeled Trash or Spam), not just
those that you’ve synchronized onto your phone.
1. In the Inbox, press SEARCH.
2. Enter the word or words to search for.
3. Tap
, or tap or press the Enter key on the keyboard.
A conversation list opens, displaying all of the conversations with messages that contain the
words you searched for. The words you searched for are displayed in the title bar. You work with
the conversations in this list just as you would with the conversations in your Inbox or any other
conversation list.
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Starring a message
You can star an important message so that you can easily find it again. Conversations with
starred messages are displayed with a star in your Inbox and other conversation lists. To view
just conversations with starred messages, see "Viewing conversations by label."
Do one of the following:
While reading a message, touch the star in its header.
When viewing a conversation, touch its star to start the newest message in the conversation.
To unstar a message, touch its star again. You can also touch a star in a conversation list to
unstar all messages in the conversation.
Labeling a conversation
You can organize conversations by labeling them. Gmail has several preset labels you can use,
and you can also add your own labels, using Gmail on the web.
1. While viewing the messages in a conversation, press MENU and then touch Change labels.
2. Select the labels that you want to assign to the conversation, and then tap OK.
Viewing conversations by label
You can view a list of the conversations that have the same label.
1. When viewing your Inbox or another conversation list, press MENU, and then touch View
labels.
2. Touch a label to view a list of conversations with that label.
The conversation list resembles your Inbox, but the label replaces “Inbox” in the title bar. You
work with labeled conversations lists in the same way as with your Inbox.
Changing Gmail synchronization settings
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gmail.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Settings > Labels.
3. To set the number of days to synchronize, tap Number of days to sync.
4. To set synchronization for a particular label, tap the label. You can select to synchronize the
default number of days, or you can sync all or none of the label’s messages.
Working with conversations in batches
You can archive, label, delete, or perform other actions on a batch of conversations at once, in
your Inbox or in another labeled list of conversations.
1. In the Inbox or other conversation list, select the check boxes for the conversations you want
to work with as a batch. When you select a check box, the Archive, Labels, and Delete
buttons are displayed at the bottom of the screen.
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2. Tap the Archive, Labels, or Delete button to perform one of those actions on the batch of
conversations, or press MENU for more options.
Changing Gmail settings
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gmail.
2. In the Inbox, press MENU and then tap Settings.
3. Set the following options:
Signature. Tap to enter a signature that is appended at the end of your emails.
Confirm delete. Select the check box to show a confirmation box when you delete a
conversation.
Batch operations. When selected, this adds a check box to the left of each conversation so
you can add it to a batch. See "Working with conversations in batches."
Clear search history. Remove the searches you have performed.
Labels. Tap to select how many days and which Gmail labels to synchronize.
Email notifications. Select the check box to show a notification icon on the status bar when
you receive a new email.
Tap Select ringtone if you want your phone to play a notification sound when a new email
message arrives. On the ring tone menu, select a ring tone specific to new email messages.
The ring tone plays briefly when selected. If you don’t want a ring tone to play when you
receive a new email message, tap Silent. To confirm your ring tone selection, tap OK.
Select Vibrate if you want your phone to vibrate when you receive a new email message.
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Mail
The Mail application lets you send and receive email from your webmail or other accounts, using
POP3 or IMAP.
It also lets you access your Exchange ActiveSync email and other features on your phone. For
information on this, see "Exchange ActiveSync email."
Adding a POP3/IMAP email account
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Mail.
2. Do one of the following:
If this is your first time to add an email account in Mail, tap Other (POP3/IMAP) on the
Choose a mail provider screen.
If you have already added an email account in Mail, tap
on the upper-right corner, and
then tap New Account. If the Choose a mail provider screen is displayed, tap Other (POP3/
IMAP).
3. Enter the Email address and Password for the email account and then tap Next.
If the account type you want to set up is not in the phone database, you will be asked to
enter more details.
4. Enter the Account name and Your name and then tap Finish setup.
Viewing your email inbox
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Mail.
2. Tap a tab at the bottom of the screen to filter the inbox.
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2. Filter tabs. See "Inbox filter tabs" for details.
3. Marked (Exchange ActiveSync only)
4. Meeting invitation (Exchange ActiveSync only)
5. Number of unread email messages.
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Inbox filter tabs
Received
Displays email messages as individual items.
Conversations
Displays messages as conversations, grouped according to the subject line. Tap a subject in the
list to show the email conversation.
VIP group
Displays messages from contacts in your VIP group. To add contacts to the VIP group from this
tab, tap Add contact to group, select the contacts you want to add, and then tap Save.
Unread
Displays unread messages.
Marked (Exchange ActiveSync only)
Displays all flagged messages.
Meeting invitations (Exchange ActiveSync only)
Displays meeting invitations which you have not yet accepted or declined.
Attachments
Displays all messages that have attachments.
Refreshing an email account
Whatever your automatic synchronization settings are, you can also synchronize your sent and
received emails manually at any time.
While in the account you want to synchronize, press MENU, and then tap Refresh.
Sorting email messages
1. On the email account Inbox, press MENU, and then tap Sort.
2. Select from the options to sort email messages by date received, priority, subject, sender, or
size.
Deleting an email message
1. On the email account Inbox, press and hold the message you want to delete.
2. On the options menu, tap Delete.
Deleting multiple email messages
1. On the email account Inbox, press MENU and then tap Delete.
2. Select the messages you want to delete, and then tap Delete.
Exchange ActiveSync email
If you synchronize your phone with your work Exchange ActiveSync account, you can read,
manage, and send email in the same easy way as with a POP3/IMAP account. However, you can
also access some powerful Exchange features.
For information on setting up an Exchange ActiveSync account, see "Synchronizing with a
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account" in the Accounts and sync chapter.
Setting out of the office status
You can set your Out of Office status and auto-reply message right from your phone.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Mail.
2. Switch to the Exchange ActiveSync account.
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3. Press MENU and then tap More > Out of the office.
4. Tap the field below I am currently, and then select Out of the office.
5. Set the dates and times for the period when you will be out of the office.
6. Enter the auto-reply message.
7. Tap Save.
Sending a meeting request
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Mail.
2. Switch to the Exchange ActiveSync account.
3. Press MENU and then tap More > New meeting invitation.
4. Enter the meeting details, and then tap Send.
Setting the priority for an email message
You can set the priority for an email message you send with your Exchange ActiveSync
account.
1. While composing the message, press MENU.
2. Tap Priority.
3. Select the priority for the message.
If you selected High or Low priority, the priority appears below the subject line of the message.
Composing and sending an email message
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Mail.
2. On the email account Inbox, press MENU and then tap Compose.
3. Fill in one or more recipients. You can:
Enter email addresses directly in the To field. If you’re sending the email to several
recipients, separate the email addresses with a comma.
As you enter email addresses, any matching addresses from your contacts list are
displayed. Tap a match to enter that address directly.
Tap the
icon, and then select the contacts to whom you want to send the message. You
can also select contact groups as recipients, or add contacts from the company directory if
you have set up an Exchange ActiveSync account on your phone. When you have selected
all the message recipients, tap Done.
If you want to send a carbon copy (Cc) or a blind carbon copy (Bcc) of the email to other recipients,
press MENU, and then tap Show Cc/Bcc.
4. Enter the subject, and then compose your message.
5. To add an attachment, press MENU, tap Add attachment, and choose from the following
options:
Picture. Select Camera to take a photo and attach it, or Pictures to attach a photo from
your storage card.
Video. Select Camcorder to capture a video and attach it, or Videos to attach a video from
your storage card.
Audio. Select Voice Recorder to make a voice recording and attach it, or Music & sounds to
attach a music file or voice recording from your storage card.
Location. You can attach location information. Send your current location (requires GPS to
be turned on) or a location you pick on a map. For more information about GPS and maps,
see the Maps and location chapter.
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Document. Attach a PDF file or an Office document such as a text file or a spreadsheet.
6. Tap Send to send the message immediately, or tap Save as draft if you want to send it later.
To open a draft email, in the email account Inbox, press MENU, and then tap Folders > Drafts.
Viewing and replying to an email message
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Mail.
2. On the email account Inbox, tap the email you want to view.
3. Tap Reply or Reply all to reply to the email.
For an Exchange ActiveSync account, you can mark an email. To mark an email, while viewing
an email, tap the white flag
on the upper-right corner of the screen. The flag turns red
when you mark the message.
You can copy, look up, translate, or share text from an email message. For information on how to do this,
see "Copying text, looking up information, and sharing" in the Internet chapter.
Editing email account settings
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Mail.
2. Switch to the email account you want to edit.
3. Press MENU and then tap More > Settings.
4. Select from the following settings:
Account settings
Change the email account settings such as the name, email address, password, and
description.
General settings
Set the font size when reading emails, enable, disable or set the signature, set the account as
the default email account, and set where to save email attachments.
Send & receive
Set the maximum email file size limit when receiving and frequency to check for new emails
and how many to check for. You can also set to have emails that you send bcc’d to yourself.
Notification settings
Set email notification settings.
Delete account
Tap to delete the email account.
5. Press BACK to save your changes.
Deleting an email account
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Mail.
2. Switch to the email account you want to delete.
3. Press MENU, and then tap More > Settings > Delete account.
Adding the Mail widget
Add the Mail widget to let you view your POP3/IMAP or Exchange ActiveSync emails on the
Home screen. To learn how to add widgets, refer to "Adding a widget to your Home screen" in
the Personalizing chapter.
Calendar
About Calendar
Use your phone’s Calendar to create and manage your events, meetings, and appointments.
You can also set up your phone to stay in sync with the following types of calendars:
On your phone, sign in to your Google Account so you’ll be able to sync your phone’s
Calendar with your Google Calendar online. If you have not signed in to your Google Account
yet, see the Accounts and sync chapter to find out how to sign in.
You can create multiple Google Calendars only in Google Calendar on the Web. After creating them in
Google Calendar on the Web, you’ll be able to see them in the Calendar application on your phone.
For more information about creating and managing multiple Google Calendars, visit the Google
website at the following URL: http://calendar.google.com.
If you’re using Microsoft Outlook on your computer, you can set up HTC Sync on your
computer to sync Outlook Calendar with your phone’s Calendar. See "Using HTC Sync" for
details.
If you have a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account and you have added it on your phone,
you can sync your phone’s Calendar with your Exchange ActiveSync calendar events. See the
Email and Accounts and sync chapters for details.
Creating a calendar event
You can create events that appear on your phone only, as well as events that sync with your
Google Calendar, your computer’s Outlook Calendar, or Exchange ActiveSync calendar.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Calendar.
2. On any Calendar view, press MENU and then tap New event.
When you are in the Month or Agenda view, you can also tap
to create a new event.
at the bottom-right of the screen
3. If you have more than one calendar, select a calendar in which to add the event:
Select My Calendar to create an event that will appear only on your phone.
Select PC Sync to create an Outlook Calendar event to sync with your computer.
Select Exchange to create an Exchange ActiveSync calendar event.
Select your Google Account to create a Google Calendar event. If you have several Google
Calendars on the Web, select one in which to add your event.
4. Enter a name for the event.
5. To specify the date and time of the event, do one of the following:
If there is a time frame for the event, tap the From and To date and time to set them.
If it is a special occasion such as a birthday or a whole-day event, set the From and To date,
then select the All day check box.
6. Enter the event location and description.
7. Set the reminder time.
You can add another reminder time in a Google Calendar event. Press MENU and then tap Add
reminder.
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8. If the event occurs on a regular basis, tap the Repetition box and then choose how often the
event occurs.
9. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and then tap Add.
Inviting guests to your event (Google Account only)
If you want to invite guests to your event, you need to create and add the event in your Google
Calendar. An invitation email will be sent to your guests using your Google Account.
1. Open Calendar and create a new event. Tap the Calendar field and then select your Google
Account (or one of your other Google Calendars). For the steps, see "Creating a calendar
event."
2. Add details about the event, such as date and time, location, and more.
3. In the Guests field, enter the email addresses of everyone you want to invite to the event.
Separate multiple addresses with commas ( , ).
If the people to whom you send invitations use Google Calendar, they’ll receive an invitation
in Calendar and by email.
4. Tap Add to add the event to your Google Calendar.
Sending a meeting request using Calendar (Exchange ActiveSync only)
If you have an Exchange ActiveSync account set up on your phone, you can use Calendar to
create a meeting appointment and send a meeting request email to the people you want to
invite to your meeting.
1. Open Calendar and create a new event. Tap the Calendar field and then select Exchange. For
the steps, see "Creating a calendar event."
2. Add details about the meeting, such as date and time, location, and more.
3. Press MENU and then tap Meeting Invitation.
4. Tap
and choose attendees from your contacts or Company Directory.
5. Enter your message and then tap Send.
6. Tap Add to add the meeting appointment to your Exchange ActiveSync Calendar.
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Changing calendar views
When you open Calendar, it displays the Month view by default. You can also display the
Calendar in Agenda, Day, or Week view. To change between calendar views, press MENU, and
then choose the type of view that you want.
Month view
In Month view, you’ll see markers on days that have events.
When in Month view:
Tap
on the bottom left of the screen to switch to Agenda view. Tap
on the bottom
right to create a new event.
Tap a day to view the events of that day.
Press and hold a day to open an options menu from which you can also choose to create an
event or switch to either Day or Agenda view.
Slide your finger up or down the screen to view earlier or later months.
Day and Agenda views
Day view displays a list of the events of one day and also shows weather information at the
bottom of the screen when you’re viewing events of the current day. Agenda view shows a list
of all your events in chronological order.
The color bars on the left side of the events indicate the type of calendar in which the event is
part of. To find out what each color represents, press MENU and then tap More > Calendars.
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When in Day view, slide left or right across the screen to view earlier or later days.
In Day view, the weather information appears only if the event is within the five-day forecast of the
Weather application.
Weather information does not appear in Day view when you change Day view to display as a time list.
See "Changing Calendar settings" for details.
Week view
Week view displays a chart of the events of one week.
When in Week view:
You can press and hold on a time slot to create a new event at that time.
Tap an event to view its details.
Slide left or right across the screen to view earlier or later weeks.
In a crowded Week view, it may be easier to select an event by using the trackpad. Then, press the
trackpad to view details about the selected event.
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Viewing, editing or deleting an event
You can view, edit, or delete events you created. You can also view event invitations that other
people sent to you.
Viewing and editing an event
1. Press HOME, then tap Calendar.
2. In Month view, tap the day when the event takes place, and then tap the event to open it.
3. The Event details screen then opens and shows the summary of the event.
When viewing the event summary, you can do the following:
Find the event’s location in Maps.
If it’s a Google Calendar or Exchange ActiveSync calendar event, check the participants of
the event.
Change the reminder time.
If it’s a Google Calendar event, respond whether you’ll attend the event.
Press the BACK button on your phone to save changes you made on the Event details
screen.
4. To edit more details about the event, press MENU while you’re on the Event details screen
and then tap Edit event.
5. Make your changes to the event.
6. When you’re done editing, scroll down to the bottom of the screen and then tap Save.
Deleting an event
There are a number of ways to delete an event.
While viewing the summary of an event on the Event details screen, press MENU and then
tap Delete event.
In Day, Agenda or Week view, press and hold an event and then tap Delete event.
When editing an event, scroll down to the bottom of screen and then tap Delete.
If the event repeats, you’ll be asked whether you want to delete just that occurrence, this and
all future occurrences, or all past and future occurrences in your Calendar.
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Calendar event reminders
If you have set at least one reminder for an event, the upcoming event icon
the notifications area of the status bar to remind you of the upcoming event.
will appear in
Viewing, dismissing, or snoozing event reminders
1. Tap the status bar, then slide your finger down the screen to open the Notifications panel.
2. Do one of the following:
Tap Clear to dismiss event reminders and all other notifications. Other types of notifications
such as new messages and missed calls will also be deleted.
After sliding open the Notifications panel, tap the calendar event reminder. You’ll then see a
list of all pending event reminders. Tap Snooze all to snooze all event reminders for five
minutes, or tap Dismiss all to dismiss all event reminders.
Press BACK to keep the reminders pending in the notifications area of the status bar.
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Displaying and synchronizing calendars
You can select which calendars to show or hide on your phone’s Calendar, and which ones to
keep synchronized.
Showing or hiding calendars
In any Calendar view, press MENU, tap More > Calendars, and then select or clear a calendar to
show or hide it. Tap All calendars to display all calendars.
The calendars are kept synchronized on your phone, whether or not you hide them.
Choosing which Google Calendars are synchronized on your phone
You can choose which Google Calendars to keep synchronized on your phone or which ones to
stop synchronizing.
Stop synchronizing a Google Calendar
1. In any Calendar view, press MENU and then tap More > Calendars.
2. Press MENU again and then tap Remove calendars.
3. Select a Google Calendar to remove from your calendars list, and then tap OK.
4. Press BACK to update Calendar with the new changes and return to the Calendar view you
were viewing.
The calendars that you remove from your calendars list will no longer be synchronized on your
phone, but you remain subscribed to them and can work with them in Google Calendar on the
Web.
Adding a Google Calendar to sync with
Only the calendars that you’ve created or subscribed to on the Web, but previously removed
from your calendars list, are shown in the list of calendars that you can add.
1. In any Calendar view, press MENU and then tap More > Calendars.
2. Press MENU again and then tap Add calendars.
3. Select a Google Calendar to add to your calendars list, and then tap OK.
4. Press BACK to update Calendar with the new changes and return to the Calendar view you
were viewing.
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Changing Calendar settings
You can change Calendar’s settings to specify how it displays events and how it notifies you of
upcoming events. In any Calendar view, press MENU and then tap More > Settings to access
Calendar’s settings.
Reminder settings
Choose how you want Calendar to issue event reminders when there are upcoming events.
All calendars
Select this check box to use the same event reminder settings for all types of calendars. If you
clear this check box, you can set different reminder settings for each calendar.
Set alerts & notifications
Configure event reminders to open an alert, send you a notification, or turn off event
notifications on your phone.
Default reminder time
Choose how soon before an event you want to be notified.
Select ringtone
Choose a ringtone to sound when you receive an event reminder.
Vibrate
Choose whether you want your phone to vibrate when you receive an event notification.
Hide declined events
Choose whether to show or hide events to which you’ve declined invitations.
Calendar view settings
Choose what appears in Calendar when opened and what’s shown in Day, Week, and Month
views.
Start in
Choose the default Calendar view that is displayed when you open Calendar.
Day views
Choose whether to display Day view in the form of an event list or time list.
First day of week
Set the Month and Week views to start on a Sunday or Monday.
Include weather
Make sure this check box is selected so that weather information is shown in Day view’s event
list.
City
By default, Day view displays your current location’s weather. You can change it to display the
weather of another city.
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Sending a vCalendar
You can send a calendar event as a vCalendar to someone’s phone or your computer using
Bluetooth. You can also send it as a file attachment with your message.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Calendar.
2. In Month view, tap the day when the event takes place.
3. Press and hold the calendar event you want to send, and then tap Share vCalendar.
4. Choose whether to send the event using Bluetooth or send it by email.
5. If you chose to send using Bluetooth, in the next few steps, you’ll be asked to turn on
Bluetooth on your phone and connect to the receiving Bluetooth device so the vCalendar can
be sent. Follow the steps in "Sending information from your phone to another device" in the
Bluetooth chapter.
If you chose to send by email, a new message window opens and automatically includes the
vCalendar as an attachment. Your default email account that’s selected in the Mail application
will be used to send. For more information about using the Mail application, see the "Email"
chapter.
You can also choose to send the vCalendar in a multimedia message. For more information about
sending a multimedia message, see the Messages chapter.
About the Calendar widget
There’s a Calendar widget available that you can add to your Home screen, and it comes in
different calendar views. Tapping a day or event on the widget brings you to the Calendar
application.
To find out how you can add a widget, see "Personalizing your Home screen with widgets" in
the Personalizing chapter.
Clock and Weather
About the Clock application
The Clock application is more than just a regular date and time clock. It functions as a desk
clock that shows the date, time, and weather information, and it can turn into a night clock or
screensaver. It has a world clock that shows you the current time in several locations across the
globe. There’s also an alarm clock, stopwatch, and countdown timer.
To open the Clock application, press HOME, and then tap
> Clock.
Tap the tabs at the bottom row or slide your finger across the tabs to switch between the
different functions of the Clock application.
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2
3
4
1. Desk Clock tab
2. World Clock tab
3. Alarm Clock tab
4. Stopwatch tab
5. Timer tab
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Using Desk Clock
Opening the Clock application brings you directly to the Desk Clock screen.
The Desk Clock displays the current date, time, and weather, an alarm clock indicator, and a
battery charging indicator. You can dim the screen to show only the time and date on the Desk
Clock.
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2
4
3
1. The alarm clock indicator shows whether the alarm clock is on or off. To find out
how to turn on and set the alarm clock, see "Setting the alarm clock."
2. Below the date and time, you’ll see the weather information of your current
location. Tapping the weather information brings you to the Weather application
where you can see weather forecasts of the next few days. See "Checking
weather" for more information about the Weather application.
3. The battery charging indicator shows the battery charge level. You’ll see it only
when your phone is plugged with the power adapter or connected to your
computer.
4. Tap this button to dim the screen and display only the time and date on the Desk
Clock. To light up the screen again, tap anywhere on the screen or press the BACK
button on your phone.
5. Tap this button to dim the screen and go into screensaver mode. When in
screensaver mode, the time and date will change position on the screen after
every few minutes. To light up the screen again, tap anywhere on the screen or
press the BACK button on your phone.
You can change the Desk Clock screen to display the date and time of another time zone. To
find out how to select a different time zone, see "Setting the time zone, date, and time."
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Using World Clock
Use the Clock application’s World Clock screen to check the current time in several places
around the globe simultaneously. You can also set your home city, add more cities to the world
clock list, and manually set your time zone, date, and time.
Setting your home city
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Clock.
2. Tap the World Clock tab.
3. Press MENU and then tap Home settings.
4. Enter your home city’s name. As you enter letters, the list is filtered to show matching cities
and countries.
5. Scroll through the list and tap your home city.
Setting the time zone, date, and time
To set the time zone, date, and time on your phone manually, you need to turn off auto time
synchronization first.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Clock.
2. Tap the World Clock tab.
3. Press MENU and then tap Local time settings to open the Date & time settings screen.
4. Clear the Automatic check box.
5. Tap Select time zone. Scroll through the list and then tap the time zone that you want.
6. To change the date, tap Set date. Adjust the date by rolling the day, month, and year scroll
wheels onscreen and then tap Done.
7. To change the time, tap Set time. Adjust the time by rolling the hour and minute scroll wheels
onscreen and then tap Done.
8. Tap the Use 24-hour format check box to toggle between using a 12-hour or a 24-hour time
format.
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9. Tap Select date format then select how you want dates to be displayed. (The selected date
format also applies to the date displayed in the alarm clock.)
You can also press HOME > MENU and then tap Settings > Date & time to open the Date & time settings
screen.
Adding a city to the World Clock screen
Add more cities to the World Clock screen so you can instantly check the date and time in
these cities. In addition to the current and home cities, the World Clock screen can display up to
15 cities.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Clock.
2. Tap the World Clock tab.
3. Tap Add city. Enter the city name you want to add. As you enter letters, the list is filtered to
show matching cities and countries.
4. Scroll through the matching list and tap the city that you want to add.
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Setting the alarm clock
You can use the Clock application’s Alarms screen to set up one or more wake-up alarms.
Setting an alarm
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Clock.
2. Tap the Alarms tab.
3. Select the check box of an alarm. and then tap that alarm.
4. On the Set alarm screen, drag your finger up or down to roll the time scroll wheels and set
the alarm time.
5. Scroll through the Set alarms screen to see all the available alarm options. You can:
Enter the alarm Description and choose the Alarm sound to use.
Tap Repeat. Select what days of the week to sound the alarm and then tap OK.
Select the Vibrate check box if you want your phone to also vibrate when the alarm goes
off.
6. When you’ve finished setting the alarm, tap Done.
To turn off an alarm, clear the check box (by tapping it) of that alarm.
If you need to set more than three alarms, press MENU while you’re on the Alarms screen and then
tap Add alarm.
Deleting an alarm
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Clock.
2. Tap the Alarms tab.
3. On the Alarms screen, press MENU and then tap Delete.
4. Select the alarms you want to delete and then tap Delete.
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Changing alarm sound settings
If you’ve set one or more alarms, you can change their settings such as the alarm volume, how
long to snooze the alarm, and more.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Clock.
2. Tap the Alarms tab.
3. On the Alarms screen, press MENU and then tap Settings. You can change the following
settings:
Alarm in silent mode
This option is selected by default, which allows the alarm to sound even when your phone’s
volume is set to silent mode. Clear this check box if you want to silence the alarm when the
volume is in silent mode.
Alarm volume
Set the volume level that you want for the alarm.
Snooze duration
Set how long to snooze between alarms.
Side button behavior
Choose what happens to the alarm when pressing the side button (VOLUME UP/DOWN) of
your phone. You can set the button to snooze, dismiss the alarm, or disable the button.
The side button works only when the phone’s screen is not locked. While on the lock screen,
tap the onscreen Snooze button to snooze, or slide down the screen to dismiss the alarm.
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Checking weather
You can use the Weather application to check the current weather and weather forecasts for
the next four days of the week. In addition to your current location’s weather, this application
also displays the weather forecasts of other cities around the globe.
If you declined to turn location service on during first-time setup of your phone, turn location service on
in your phone’s settings so that you’ll be able to check your current location’s weather in the Weather
application and the Weather widget. Press HOME > MENU, tap Settings > Location, and then select the
Use wireless networks check box.
1. Connect to the Internet using your phone’s Wi-Fi or data connection. To find out how, see the
"Internet" chapter.
2. Press HOME, and then tap
> Weather.
3. On the Weather screen, you’ll first see your current location’s weather. To check the weather
in other cities, swipe your finger up or down the screen.
4. The Weather application automatically downloads and displays the latest weather updates.
You can also download the most recent weather anytime by tapping
.
5. To see more weather details on the Web, tap Weather at the bottom center of the Weather
screen.
Adding a city to the Weather screen
Add more cities to the Weather screen so you can instantly check the weather forecasts in
these cities. In addition to your current location, the Weather screen can display up to 15 cities.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
2. On the Weather screen, tap
> Weather.
.
3. Enter the location you want to add on the text field. As you enter text, the list is filtered to
show the possible locations based on the letters you entered.
4. Tap the desired city to select it.
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Changing the order of cities on the Weather screen
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Weather.
2. On the Weather screen, press MENU and then tap Rearrange.
3. Press and hold
at the end of the item you want to move. When the row is highlighted in
green, drag it to its new position, then release.
4. Tap Done.
Deleting cities from the Weather screen
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Weather.
2. On the Weather screen, press MENU and then tap Delete.
3. Select the cities you want to remove and then tap Delete.
Changing weather options
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Weather.
2. On the Weather screen, press MENU and then tap Settings.
3. You can change the following weather settings:
Select or clear the Update automatically check box, depending on whether you want your
phone to automatically download weather updates.
To set an auto update schedule, tap Update frequency and choose a schedule.
Tap Temperature scale to choose whether to display weather in Celsius or Fahrenheit.
About the Weather widget
Use the Weather widget to instantly check weather forecasts of your current location and other
cities without having to open the Weather application.
The Weather widget comes in different looks and styles. You can add this widget to the Home
screen, if it’s not yet added. To find out how you can add a widget, see "Personalizing your
Home screen with widgets" in the Personalizing chapter.
Internet
Data connection
Your phone will be automatically configured to use T-Mobile’s data connection when you turn
on your phone (if the SIM card is inserted) for the first time.
Turning the data connection on or off
Turning your data connection off can help optimize your battery life. It can also save money on
data charges. However, when your data connection is turned off, you may not always receive
automatic updates to your email, social network accounts, and other synchronized information.
1. Press HOME > MENU and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks.
2. Select the Mobile network check box to turn on the data connection; clear the check box to
turn off the data connection.
Enabling data roaming
Data roaming lets you connect to T-Mobile’s partner networks and access data services when
you are out of T-Mobile’s coverage area.
1. Press HOME > MENU and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks.
2. Tap Mobile networks and then select the Data roaming check box.
Accessing data services while roaming may incur significant charges. Inquire about the data roaming
tariffs with T-Mobile before enabling data roaming.
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi provides wireless Internet access over distances of up to 300 feet (100 meters). To use
Wi-Fi on your phone, you need access to a wireless access point or “hotspot”.
The availability and range of the Wi-Fi signal depends on the number, infrastructure, and other objects
through which the signal passes.
Turning Wi-Fi on and connecting to a wireless network
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless controls.
2. Select the Wi-Fi check box to turn Wi-Fi on. The phone will scan for available wireless
networks.
3. Tap Wi-Fi settings. The network names and security settings of detected Wi-Fi networks are
displayed in the Wi-Fi networks section.
4. Tap a Wi-Fi network to connect. If you selected an open network, you will be automatically
connected to the network. If you selected a network that is secured with WEP, enter the key
and then tap Connect.
Depending on the network type and its security settings, you may also need to enter more
information or choose a security certificate.
When your phone is connected to a wireless network, the Wi-Fi icon
appears in the status
bar and tells you the approximate signal strength (number of bands that light up). If Network
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notification in Wi-Fi settings is enabled, this icon
appears in the status bar whenever the
phone detects an available wireless network within range.
The next time your phone connects to a previously accessed secured wireless network, you will not be
prompted to enter the key or other security information again, unless you reset your phone to its factory
default settings.
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network with EAP-TLS security
You may need to install a network certificate (.p12) to your phone before you can connect to a
Wi-Fi network with EAP-TLS authentication protocol.
1. Save the certificate file to the root folder of the storage card.
2. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Security.
3. Tap Install from SD card.
4. Select the network certificate needed to connect to the EAP-TLS network.
5. Follow the steps in the previous section to connect to the Wi-Fi network.
Checking the wireless network status
1. Press HOME > MENU and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks.
2. On the Wireless & networks screen, tap Wi-Fi settings, and then tap the wireless network that
the phone is currently connected to.
A message box is then displayed showing the Wi-Fi network name, status, speed, signal
strength, and more.
If you want to remove the wireless network settings on your phone, tap Forget on this window. You need
to enter the settings again if you want to connect to this wireless network.
Connecting to another Wi-Fi network
1. On the Wireless controls screen, tap Wi-Fi settings. Detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed in
the Wi-Fi networks section. To manually scan for available Wi-Fi networks, on the Wi-Fi
settings screen, press MENU and then tap Scan.
2. Tap another Wi-Fi network to connect to it.
If the wireless network you want to connect to is not in the list of detected networks, scroll down the
screen, then tap Add Wi-Fi network. Enter the wireless network settings, and then tap Save.
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Adding the Data connection and Wi-Fi widgets
Add the Data connection and/or Wi-Fi widget to the Home screen to make it faster for you to
turn on or off these connections. Tap the widget to turn on or off the connection.
To learn how to add widgets, refer to "Adding a widget to your Home screen" in the
Personalizing chapter.
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Connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
From your phone, you can add, set up, and manage virtual private networks (VPNs) that allow
you to connect and access resources inside a secured local network, such as your corporate
network.
Preparing your phone for VPN connection
Depending on the type of VPN you are using at work, you may be required to enter your login
credentials and/or install security certificates before you can connect to your company’s local
network. You can get this information from your network administrator.
Also, your phone must first establish a Wi-Fi or data connection before you can initiate a VPN
connection. For information about setting up and using these connections on your phone, see
"Data connection" and "Wi-Fi" in this chapter.
Setting up secure credential storage
If your network administrator instructs you to download and install security certificates, you
must first set up the phone’s secure credential storage.
1. Press HOME > MENU, tap Settings > Security, and then tap Set password.
2. Enter a new password (at least 8 characters without any spaces) for the credential storage,
scroll down and confirm the password, and then tap OK.
3. Select the Use secure credentials check box.
You can then download and install the certificates needed to access your local network Your
network administrator can tell you how to do this.
Adding a VPN connection
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks > VPN settings.
2. Tap Add VPN, and then tap the type of VPN you want to add.
3. Tap the VPN settings and set them up according to the security details you have obtained
from your network administrator.
4. When finished, press MENU, and then tap Save.
The VPN is then added to the VPNs section of the VPN settings screen.
Connecting to a VPN
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks > VPN settings.
2. In the VPNs section, tap the VPN that you want to connect to.
3. When prompted, enter your log in credentials, and then tap Connect.
When you are connected, the VPN connected icon
appears in the notification area of the
title bar.
4. Open the web browser to access resources such as intranet sites on your corporate network.
See "Using your phone’s web browser."
Disconnecting from a VPN
1. Press and hold the title bar, and then slide down your finger to open the Notifications panel.
2. Tap the VPN connection to return to the VPN settings screen, and then tap the VPN
connection to disconnect from it.
When your phone has disconnected from the VPN, the VPN disconnected icon
in the notification area of the title bar.
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Using your phone’s web browser
Open the web browser to start surfing the web. The browser is fully optimized and comes with
advanced features that let you enjoy Internet browsing on your phone.
You must have an active data connection or Wi-Fi connection to access the Internet.
Opening the browser
Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
Going to a web page
1. On the browser screen, press MENU and then tap the URL field on top of the screen.
2. Enter the web page address using the keyboard. As you enter the address, matching web
page addresses may appear on the screen. Tap an address to go directly to that web page or
continue entering the web page address.
3. Tap or press the Enter key on the keyboard.
Setting your home page
1. Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
2. Press MENU, and then tap More > Settings > Set home page.
3. On the Set home page screen, select the home page you want to use.
Changing the screen orientation
The phone automatically changes the screen orientation depending on how you are holding
your phone.
The Orientation check box in HOME> MENU > Settings > Sound & display needs to be selected for the
screen orientation to automatically change.
Browsing full versions of all web sites
Some web sites display a mobile version of their pages to phone web browsers. You can choose
to view the full version of all pages, even for these sites.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
2. Press MENU, tap More > Settings, and then clear the Mobile view check box.
Navigating on a web page
You can swipe your finger on the screen or the trackpad to navigate and view other areas of the
web page.
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Zooming in or out on a web page
Tap the screen twice quickly to zoom in, then tap the screen twice quickly again to zoom out.
You can also use your fingers to pinch or spread the screen to zoom in and out.
Use your thumb and index fingers to ‘spread’ the web page to zoom in.
Use your thumb and index fingers to ‘pinch’ the web page to zoom out.
Selecting a link in a web page
You can tap a link with your finger to open it, or press and hold a link for more options.
Link
What to do
Web page address
(URLs)
Tap the link to open the web page.
Press and hold the link to open a menu that allows you to open,
bookmark, copy to the clipboard, or share the link via email.
Email address
Tap to send an email message to the email address.
Press and hold, then tap Copy on the menu to copy the email address to
the clipboard. You can paste the email address later when creating a
new contact or sending a new email message.
The browser also recognizes some phone numbers and addresses that allow you to call the
phone number or locate the address in Google MapsTM. When you navigate to a recognized
phone number or address, it is highlighted.
Link
What to do
Location address
Tap the address to open Google Maps and locate the address.
Phone number
Tap to open the phone dialer to call the phone number.
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You can also navigate to a link on a web page and select it using the trackpad. This is
particularly useful when viewing text and links at a small size. Links are enclosed in a colored
box when selected.
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1. Link is selected.
2. Link is not selected.
After selecting a link with the trackpad, you can press the trackpad to open the link, or press
and hold the trackpad for more options.
Opening a new browser window
Open multiple browser windows to make it easier for you to switch from one web site to
another. You can open up to 4 browser windows.
1. While viewing a web page, press MENU and then tap Windows.
2. Tap the “+” button.
A new browser window opens and goes to the home page that is set.
Switching between browser windows
1. While viewing a web page, press MENU and then tap Windows.
2. Select the browser window you want to view by sliding your finger on the screen from right
to left.
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1. Tap to close the web page.
2. Tap to display the web page in full screen.
Finding text within a web page
1. While viewing a web page, press MENU and then tap More > Find on page.
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2. Enter the search item. As you enter characters, matching characters will be highlighted. Tap
the left or right arrow to go to the previous or next matching item.
Downloading applications from the web
Before you can download applications from the web, you must first enable downloading from
the phone settings.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Applications.
2. Select the Unknown sources check box.
3. When the Attention dialog box opens, tap OK.
All downloaded applications are saved to the storage card. Before you download an application from the
web, make sure that you have installed a storage card on your phone. For information on how to install a
storage card, refer to the Basics chapter.
Applications downloaded from the web can be from unknown sources. To protect your phone and
personal data, download applications only from trusted sources such as Android Market. Refer to
"Finding and installing apps from Android Market" in the More apps chapter for details.
Viewing your downloads
While viewing a web page, press MENU and then tap More > Downloads.
Copying text, looking up information, and sharing
You can select text and then:
Copy it.
Look it up on Wikipedia or Google Dictionary.
Get a translation of the text from Google Translate.
Share the text in a new email, text, or multimedia message or in your status update on a
social network.
Selecting text
1. Press and hold on a word.
To select text in a link, press and hold the link, and then tap Copy text.
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2. Drag the start and end markers to highlight the surrounding text you want to select.
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1. Tap to copy, search/translate, or share the text.
2. Start and end markers. Drag to increase or decrease the text selection area.
When you select a larger block of text, the appearance of the markers changes. You can drag
these markers up or down to select multiple paragraphs of text.
Copying and pasting text
1. After you have selected the text you want to copy, tap
to the clipboard.
. The selected text is then copied
2. In a text entry field (for example while composing a message), press and hold at the point
where you want to paste the text.
3. Tap Paste.
Searching or translating text
1. After you have selected the text you want to search or translate, tap
.
2. Tap one of the following tabs:
Wikipedia. Look for related information on Wikipedia, based on the text that you
selected.
Google Translate. Translate the text to another language.
Google Dictionary. Look up the selected text in the dictionary.
Pasting text in a new message or social network status update
1. After you have selected the text you want to share, tap
.
2. Select an option to paste the selected text in a new email, text or multimedia message or in
your status update on a social network such as Twitter. See the Email, Messages, and Social
chapters for more information on using these features.
Viewing bookmarks and previously visited pages
You can store as many bookmarks as you want on your phone. You can also access a
convenient History list of the sites you have visited, or quickly view the pages that you access
most often.
Internet
Bookmarking a web page
1. While viewing a web page, press MENU, and then tap Add bookmark. The New bookmark
screen opens.
2. Edit the bookmark name if needed, and then tap Done.
Opening a bookmark
1. Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Bookmarks.
3. On the Bookmarks tab
, navigate to the bookmark you want to open, and then tap it.
Editing a bookmark
1. Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Bookmarks.
3. On the Bookmarks tab
, press MENU and then tap Edit.
4. Tap the bookmark you want to edit.
5. Enter your changes, and then tap Done.
Viewing a previously visited page
1. Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Bookmarks.
3. On the History tab
, navigate to the page you want to view and then tap the page.
Clearing the list of previously visited pages
1. Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Bookmarks.
3. On the History tab
, press MENU, and then tap Clear history.
Viewing a page that you often visit
1. Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Bookmarks.
3. On the Most visited tab
, navigate to the page you want to view, and then tap the page.
Clearing the list of most visited pages
1. Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Bookmarks.
3. On the Most visited tab
, press MENU, and then tap Clear all.
Changing the view of bookmarks or most visited pages
1. Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Bookmarks.
3. On the Bookmarks tab
or the Most visited tab
, press MENU, and then tap
Thumbnails, List, or Grid to change the view. For example, if you are in Thumbnails view and
you want to view bookmarks in a grid, press MENU > List, and then press MENU > Grid.
Setting browser options
Customize the web browser to suit your browsing lifestyle. Set display, privacy, and security
options when using the web browser.
1. Press HOME, and then tap Internet.
2. Press MENU, and then tap More > Settings.
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Using Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology that allows devices to
exchange information over a distance of about eight meters without requiring a physical
connection.
Turn off Bluetooth when not in use to conserve battery power, or in places where using a wireless
device is prohibited, such as on board an aircraft and in hospitals.
Turning Bluetooth on or off
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks.
2. Select or clear the Bluetooth check box.
An even easier way to turn Bluetooth on or off is with the Bluetooth widget on the Home
screen. For instructions on adding a widget to the Home screen, see "Adding a widget to your
Home screen" in the Personalizing chapter.
Changing the phone name
The phone name identifies your phone to other devices.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks.
2. If the Bluetooth check box is not selected, select it to turn Bluetooth on.
3. Tap Bluetooth settings > Device name.
4. Enter the name for your phone in the dialog box, and then tap OK.
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Connecting a Bluetooth headset or car kit
You can listen to music over an Bluetooth stereo headset, or have hands-free conversations
using a compatible Bluetooth headset or car kit. It’s the same procedure to set up stereo audio
and hands-free.
For you to listen to music with your headset or car kit, the headset or car kit must support the
A2DP Bluetooth profile.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth settings.
2. If Bluetooth is not switched on, tap the Bluetooth check box to switch it on.
3. Make sure that the headset is discoverable, so that your phone can find the headset. Refer to
the instructions that came with the headset to find out how to set it in discoverable mode.
4. Tap Scan for devices. Your phone will start to scan for Bluetooth devices within range.
5. When you see the name of your headset displayed in the Bluetooth devices section, tap the
name. Your phone then automatically tries to pair with the headset.
6. If automatic pairing fails, enter the passcode supplied with your headset.
The pairing and connection status is displayed below the hands-free headset or car kit name in
the Bluetooth devices section. When the Bluetooth headset or car kit is connected to your
phone, the Bluetooth connected icon
is displayed in the status bar. Depending on the type
of headset or car kit you have connected, you can then start using the headset or car kit to
listen to music and/or make and receive phone calls.
Reconnecting a headset or car kit
When you have paired a headset with your phone, you should be able to reconnect it
automatically by turning on Bluetooth on your phone, and then turning on the headset.
However, sometimes you will need to reconnect manually, for example if you have been using
your headset with another Bluetooth device.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth settings.
2. If Bluetooth is not switched on, tap the Bluetooth check box to switch it on.
3. Make sure that the headset is discoverable.
4. Tap the headset’s name in the Bluetooth devices section.
5. If prompted to enter a passcode, try 0000 or 1234, or consult the headset/car kit
documentation to find the passcode.
If you still cannot reconnect to the headset or car kit, follow the instructions in "Unpairing from
a Bluetooth device", and then follow the instructions under "Connecting a Bluetooth headset or
car kit."
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Disconnecting or unpairing from a Bluetooth device
Disconnecting a Bluetooth device
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth settings.
2. In the Bluetooth devices section, press and hold the device to disconnect.
3. Tap Disconnect.
Unpairing from a Bluetooth device
You can make your phone forget its pairing connection with another Bluetooth device. To
connect to the other device again, you may need to enter or confirm a passcode again.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth settings.
2. In the Bluetooth devices section, press and hold the device to unpair.
3. Tap Unpair.
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Sending and receiving information using Bluetooth
You can use Bluetooth to transfer information between your phone and another
Bluetooth-enabled device such as a phone or notebook computer. The first time you transfer
information between your phone and another device, you need to enter or confirm a security
passcode. After that, your phone and the other device are paired, and you will not need to
exchange passcodes to transfer information in the future.
Sending information from your phone to another device
You can send the following types of information, depending on the device you are sending to:
Images and videos
Calendar events
Contacts
Audio files
1. Set the receiving device to discoverable mode. You may also need to set it to “Receive
Beams” or “Receive Files”. Refer to the device’s documentation for instructions on receiving
information over Bluetooth.
2. On the phone, open the application that contains the information or file you want to send. For
example, if you want to transfer a photo, press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
3. Follow the steps for the type of item you want to send:
Photo or video (in Camera). After capturing a photo, on the preview screen, tap the Share
button
, and then tap Bluetooth.
Photos and videos (in Gallery). On the Albums tab, tap an album. Tap the Share button
, tap Bluetooth, select the items you want to share, and then tap Next.
Calendar event. In the Calendar’s Day view, Agenda view, or Week view, press and hold the
event, and then tap Share vCalendar > Bluetooth.
Contact. On the Contacts screen’s All tab, press and hold the contact, and then tap Send
contact as vCard. Tap the down arrow icon, and then select Bluetooth from the displayed
list.
Music track. With the track displayed on the Now playing screen, press MENU, and then tap
Share > Bluetooth.
Voice recording. On the main Voice Recorder screen, tap the Share button
tap Bluetooth.
, and then
4. If you are prompted to turn on Bluetooth, tap Yes.
5. Tap the name of the receiving device.
6. If prompted, accept the connection on the receiving device, and enter the same passcode on
both your phone and the other device, or confirm the auto-generated passcode.
7. On the receiving device, accept the file.
The location where the information is saved depends on the type of information and the
receiving device:
If you send a calendar event or contact, it is normally added directly to the corresponding
application on the receiving device. For example, if you send a calendar event to a
compatible phone, the event is shown in that phone’s calendar application.
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If you send another file type to a Windows computer, it is normally saved in the Bluetooth
Exchange folder within your personal document folders.
On Windows XP, the path may be: C:\Documents and Settings\[your username]\My
Documents\Bluetooth Exchange
On Windows Vista, the path may be: C:\Users\[your username]\Documents
If you send a file to another device, the saved location may depend on the file type. For
example, if you send an image file to another mobile phone, it may be saved in a folder
named “Images”.
Receiving information from another device
Your device is capable of receiving a wide variety of file types with Bluetooth, including photos,
music tracks, and documents such as PDFs.
To receive files from another device, you need to have an SD card installed in your phone.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth settings.
2. If Bluetooth is not switched on, tap the Bluetooth check box to switch it on.
3. Tap the Discoverable check box.
4. On the sending device, send one or more files to your phone. Refer to the device’s
documentation for instructions on sending information over Bluetooth.
5. If prompted, enter the same passcode on both your phone and the other device, or confirm
the auto-generated passcode. A Bluetooth authorization request is displayed on your phone.
6. If you want to automatically receive files from the sending device in future, select the Always
trust device check box.
7. Tap OK.
8. When your phone receives a file transfer request notification, slide down the notifications
panel, and then tap Accept.
9. When a file is transferred, a notification is displayed. To open the file immediately, slide down
the notifications panel, and then tap the relevant notification.
When you open a received file, what happens next depends on the file type:
Media files and documents are usually opened directly in a compatible application. For
example, if you open a music track, it starts playing in the Music application.
For a vCalendar file, select the calendar where you want to save the event, and then tap
Import. The vCalendar is added to your Calendar events. For information on using Calendar,
see the "Calendar" chapter.
For a vCard contact file, if there are multiple vCard files on your storage card, you can choose
to import one, several, or all of those contacts to your contacts list.
Adding the Bluetooth received folder to the Home screen
You can add a folder to the Home screen that shows all files you have received with Bluetooth.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Add to Home.
2. On the Add to Home screen, tap Folder > Bluetooth Received.
3. Press and hold the Bluetooth received folder icon, and drag it to the Home screen position
you want.
To view the folder contents, tap the folder icon. To open a file, tap the file name.
Camera
Camera basics
Whether traveling for business or fun, enjoy taking photos and videos of your trip and
encounters with your phone’s camera.
Be sure to plug in your microSD card before you use your phone’s camera. Photos and videos captured
with the camera will be stored onto your microSD card.
If you have not yet inserted your microSD card to your phone, follow the steps in "Inserting the storage
card" in the Basics chapter to insert it.
To open the camera in photo mode and take photos, press HOME and then tap
>
Camera.
To open the camera directly in video mode so you can immediately start capturing videos,
press HOME, and then tap
> Camcorder.
Viewfinder screen
The camera displays in landscape view only. You’ll find the following controls on the Viewfinder
screen:
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1. Menu tab
Tap to open the menu panel and change camera settings. See "Camera
settings" for details.
2. View button
Tap to open the Gallery application so you can browse through and view the
photos and videos in your storage card. See the "Gallery" chapter for details.
3. Auto-focus indicator
Whenever you point the camera at a different subject or location, the screen
shows the auto-focus indicator at the center as the camera automatically
focuses on the center of the screen.
When you tap another area on the screen, the indicator will move to where you
tapped and the camera will automatically focus on that area.
4. Zoom button
Tap to display or hide the onscreen zoom bar. See "Zooming" for details.
5. Flash button
Tap to switch between the different camera flash modes.
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Using the camera button as the shutter release
Press the CAMERA button to take a photo or begin capturing video. Press it again to stop
capturing video.
Review screen
After capturing a photo or video, the Review screen will display the photo or the starting image
of the video that you have just captured. You can tap the onscreen buttons to delete the photo
or video, view it in the Gallery application, or share it.
Back
Return to the Viewfinder screen.
Delete
Delete the captured photo or video.
Share
Send the captured photo or video to another phone or your computer using Bluetooth, send it
by email, or select a social network where you want to upload it to.
View
Open and use the Gallery application to view the captured photo or video, rotate your captured
photo, and more. See the "Gallery" chapter for details.
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Zooming
Before taking a photo or video, you can first use the onscreen zoom bar to zoom in or out of
your subject.
1. To display the onscreen zoom bar, tap the Zoom button
or down the Viewfinder screen.
. You can also slide your finger up
While the zoom bar is shown on the Viewfinder screen, you will also see the remaining photo
shots or remaining video recording duration on the upper-right side of the screen.
2. You can do the following:
To slowly zoom in or out, slide your finger up or down the Viewfinder screen. You can also
drag your finger across the zoom bar.
Tap
to zoom in to the highest magnification.
Tap
to zoom out to the actual size.
3. After you’re done, wait for a few seconds for the zoom bar to automatically disappear from
the screen. You can also tap the Zoom button again or tap the Viewfinder screen to hide it.
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Taking a photo
1. Press HOME and then tap Camera.
2. Before taking the photo, you can zoom in first on your subject. See "Zooming" to find out
how to use the onscreen zoom bar.
3. On the Viewfinder screen, tap the Flash button repeatedly to select a camera flash mode
depending on your lighting conditions:
Auto flash
Flash on
Flash off
4. Frame your subject on the Viewfinder screen.
5. Let the camera auto focus on the center of the screen, or you can touch another area on the
screen that you want to focus on.
6. Press the CAMERA button to take the photo.
7. Choose what you want to do with the photo you’ve just taken. See "Review screen" for
details.
Camera flash doesn’t turn on?
Using the flash eats up much battery power. To save battery power, the camera
disables the flash (even when you have set the camera flash mode to Auto flash or
Flash on) when one of the following occurs:
You have an incoming call
The flash will be disabled temporarily when you have an incoming call. After the call
ends, you’ll be able to use the flash again.
If you have set the flash to Flash on, it turns back on after you answer and end the call.
Your phone’s battery level reaches 15% or lower
Recharge the battery so that the camera can have enough battery power to use the
flash.
Cold weather may lower battery performance which affects the flash
To make sure the camera has enough battery life to power up the flash, keep your
phone warm. When not in use, put the phone inside your jacket to keep it warm, and
try to avoid sudden temperature changes that may affect battery performance.
Face detection
When you’re auto focusing the phone’s camera to take photos of people, the camera can
automatically recognize faces and adjust the focus.
Face detection does not work in video mode.
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Capturing a video
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Camcorder.
2. Before capturing video, you can zoom in first on your subject. See "Zooming" to find out how
to use the onscreen zoom bar.
3. Frame your subject on the screen.
4. Let the camera auto focus on the center of the screen, or you can touch another area on the
screen that you want to focus on.
5. Press the CAMERA button to start capturing video.
6. To stop capturing, press the CAMERA button again.
7. Choose what you want to do with the video you’ve just captured. See "Review screen" for
details.
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Camera settings
Open the menu panel to change basic camera settings and access more camera settings. You
can also switch between photo and video modes from the menu panel.
Changing basic settings
1. On the Viewfinder screen, tap
to open the menu panel.
2. To change basic camera settings, tap one of these icons in the menu panel:
Exposure
There’s a Brightness bar that allows you to adjust the brightness level. Slide your finger up or
down the Brightness bar to increase or decrease brightness.
Image properties
Slide your finger across each of the slider bars to adjust the contrast, saturation, and
sharpness.
Effect
You can apply a special effect to photos and videos that you will capture. Scroll through the
Effect menu and choose from effects such as sepia, solarize, posterize, and more.
Changing advanced settings
1. On the Viewfinder screen, tap
to open the menu panel.
2. Tap
in the menu panel to display the Settings menu and access more camera settings.
The following are settings that you can change from the Settings menu:
White balance
White balance enables the camera to capture colors more accurately by adjusting to your
current lighting environment. White balance settings include: Auto, Incandescent,
Fluorescent, Daylight, and Cloudy.
ISO (photo mode only)
You can choose an ISO level or set it back to Auto. Higher ISO numbers are better for taking
pictures in low light conditions.
Resolution
Select a photo or video resolution to use for capturing.
Widescreen (photo mode only)
When this check box is selected (default), photo resolutions available for selection are in 5:3
ratio and you can use the entire Viewfinder screen to frame your subject. When not selected,
photo resolutions available for selection are in standard 4:3 ratio.
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Quality (photo mode only)
Select the quality level to use for capturing photos.
Self-timer (photo mode only)
If you need to take a self-portrait or group photo, you can set the self-timer to either 2 or 10
seconds.
Geo-tag photos (photo mode only)
Select this check box when you want to store GPS location in your captured photos.
Recording length (video mode only)
Set the maximum duration or file size for capturing video.
Record with audio (video mode only)
Select or clear the check box, depending on whether you want to record audio when
capturing videos.
Metering mode
Set how the camera measures the amount of light to calculate the best exposure:
Spot metering mode allows the camera to measure light around the focus point.
Center area mode allows the camera to measure light in the center.
Average mode allows the camera to measure light in the whole image.
Review duration
Set the time for a captured photo or video to be displayed on the Review screen before the
camera changes back to the Viewfinder screen.
Flicker adjustment
When taking indoor shots under fluorescent lighting, keep this setting on Auto or change it
to the proper frequency (50Hz or 60Hz) of the power in your country to reduce flicker.
Auto Focus
This option enables or disables centered auto focus. Auto focus is enabled by default.
Face detection (photo mode only)
This option allows the camera to recognize faces and automatically adjust the focus. Face
detection will be turned off if you disable Auto Focus.
Shutter sound
Select or clear this check box, depending on whether you want the camera to play a shutter
sound when you press the shutter release.
Time stamp (photo mode only)
Select this check box when you want the date and time to be added on captured photos.
Grid (photo mode only)
Select this check box when you want to display a grid on the Viewfinder screen so you can
easily frame and center your subject before taking the photo.
Reset to default
Tap to change the camera back to default settings.
Gallery
About the Gallery application
Using the Gallery application, you can view photos and watch videos that you’ve taken with
your phone’s camera, downloaded, or copied onto your storage card. You can also take a look
at your photos and your friends’ photos that are on your social networks (Facebook and Flickr
only).
For photos that are in your storage card, you can do basic editing such as rotate and crop. You
can also easily make a photo as your contact picture or wallpaper and share photos to your
friends.
Selecting an album
To open the Gallery application, press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
The Gallery application opens in the Albums screen where your photos and videos are
organized by albums for easy viewing.
The following are preset albums:
Camera shots lets you view photos and videos that are stored in the camera’s folder.
Photos and videos that you set as your favorites will be grouped under My favorites.
All photos lets you view all photos that are stored in all the folders on the storage card.
All videos lets you view all videos that are stored in all the folders on the storage card.
All downloads lets you view photos and videos that you downloaded.
Folders in your storage card that contain photos and videos will also be treated as albums and
will be listed below the preset albums. The actual folder names will be used as the album
names.
Simply tap an album to view the photos and/or videos in that album.
If there are photos or videos under the root path of your storage card (that are not contained in folders),
they will be grouped under the Other album.
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Viewing photos and videos
After selecting an album from the Gallery application’s Albums screen, you can browse through
the photos and videos of that album either in filmstrip or grid view. Tap a photo or video to view
it in full screen.
Browsing in filmstrip or grid view
By default, photos and videos are presented in a horizontal filmstrip. Slide your finger left or
right across the filmstrip to go through the photos and videos.
From the filmstrip view, press MENU and then tap Grid view to browse photos and videos by
thumbnails. Slide your finger up or down to scroll through the thumbnails.
To change back to displaying photos and videos in a filmstrip, press MENU and then tap
Filmstrip view.
Whether you’re in filmstrip or grid view, you can press and hold on a photo or video to open a
selection menu and choose what to do with the photo or video.
If you want to select another album, tap
to return to the Gallery application’s Albums screen.
Viewing a photo in landscape orientation
Turn your phone sideways to the left to view the picture in landscape mode. The picture
orientation automatically adjusts to how you hold the phone.
Zooming in or out on a photo
There are two ways you can zoom in or out of a photo:
Tap the screen twice quickly to zoom in, then tap the screen twice quickly again to zoom out.
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You can also use pinch zooming. Press your thumb and index finger on the screen and then
spread your fingers apart to zoom in. Pinch your fingers together to zoom out.
Zooming in
Zooming out
Watching video
The screen automatically switches to landscape mode when you play a video. Use the onscreen
controls to play, pause, or stop the video.
The video is displayed in full screen size. You can tap
to make it best fit on the screen
based on the video size. Tap the button again to change back to full screen size.
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Viewing photos in your T-Mobile Album and social
networks
Using the Gallery application, you can view your photos and your friends’ photos that are in
your T-Mobile Album and social networks (Facebook and Flickr only).
Viewing photos on your T-Mobile Album
You need to be logged in to your Live Gallery account to view T-Mobile Album photos.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. Tap the T-Mobile Album tab.
Viewing photos on Facebook
You need to be logged in to your Facebook account to view Facebook photos.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. Tap the Facebook tab.
3. Tap your account name or your friend’s account on the list to view the pictures in the
account.
You can view photos in your online albums the same way as how you view photos in your
storage card.
Viewing photos on Flickr
You need to be logged in to your Flickr account to view Flickr photos.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. Tap the Flickr tab.
You may be asked to give authorization for the application to connect to the Flickr website. If
this happens, you need to give authorization to access your Flickr account.
3. Tap your account name or your friend’s account on the list to view the photos in the account.
You can view photos in your online albums the same way as how you view photos in your
storage card.
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Working with photos
Whether you’re browsing photos in filmstrip or grid view in the Gallery application, you can
press and hold on a photo to open a selection menu and choose what to do with it. You can
choose to delete the photo, rotate or crop it, and more.
Rotating and saving a photo
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. From the Gallery application’s Albums screen, tap an album.
3. Choose whether to browse photos and videos in the album in filmstrip or grid view. See
"Browsing in filmstrip or grid view" for details.
4. Press and hold on the photo that you want to rotate.
5. In the menu that opens, tap Rotate, and then select either Rotate left or Rotate right.
You can also rotate a photo while you’re viewing it in full screen. Press MENU, tap Rotate, and then select
either Rotate left or Rotate right.
Cropping a photo
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. From the Gallery application’s Albums screen, tap an album.
3. Choose whether to browse photos and videos in the album in filmstrip or grid view. See
"Browsing in filmstrip or grid view" for details.
4. Press and hold on the photo that you want to crop.
5. In the menu that opens, tap Crop. A crop box then appears on the photo.
6. To adjust the crop box size, press and hold the edge of the box. When directional arrows
appear, drag your finger inward to or outward to resize the crop box.
7. To move the crop box to the part of the photo that you want to crop, drag the crop box to the
desired position.
8. Tap Save to apply the changes to the picture.
The cropped picture is saved in the storage card as a copy. The original picture remains
unedited.
You can also crop a photo while you’re viewing it in full screen. Press MENU, tap More > Crop, and follow
the same cropping steps as above.
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Sharing
Using the Gallery application, you can send photos and videos via email or picture message.
You can share photos on your social networks (such as Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, and Twitter)
and share videos on YouTube. You can also send them to another phone or your computer
using Bluetooth.
Sending photos or videos by email
You can send several photos, videos, or both in an email message. They are added as file
attachments in your email.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. Tap the album where the photos or videos you want to share are in.
3. Tap
and then on the Share options menu, tap Gmail or Mail.
4. Select the photos or videos you want to share and then tap Next.
5. Compose your message and then tap Send.
If you selected Mail and you have multiple email accounts, the default email account will be used.
Sending a photo or video by picture message
Although you can send several photos or videos in a multimedia message, it may be better to
just send one at a time, especially if the files are big in size.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. Tap the album where the photo or video you want to share is in.
3. Tap
and then on the Share options menu, tap Messages.
4. Tap the photo or video you want to send.
5. The photo or video is automatically added into the picture message.
6. Compose your message and then tap Send.
Sending photos or videos using Bluetooth
You can select several photos, videos, or both and send them to someone’s phone or your
computer using Bluetooth.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. Tap the album where the photos or videos you want to share are in.
3. Tap
and then on the Share options menu, tap Bluetooth.
4. Select the photos or videos you want to share and then tap Next.
5. In the next few steps, you’ll be asked to turn on Bluetooth on your phone and connect to the
receiving Bluetooth device so the files can be sent. Follow the steps in "Sending information
from your phone to another device" in the Bluetooth chapter.
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Sharing photos on Facebook
You need to be logged in to your Facebook account to be able to upload pictures.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. Tap the album where the photos you want to share are in.
3. Tap
and then on the Share options menu, tap Facebook for HTC Sense.
4. Select the pictures you want to share and then tap Next.
5. Select which album to upload to and set privacy settings for the uploaded pictures. Tap
Done.
Sharing photos on Flickr
You need to be logged in to your Flickr account to be able to upload pictures.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. Tap the album where the photos you want to share are in.
3. Tap
and then on the Share options menu, tap Flickr.
4. Select the pictures you want to share and then tap Next.
5. Select which album to upload to and set privacy settings for the uploaded pictures. Tap
Done.
Sharing photos on Picasa
You need to be signed in to a Google Account to be able to upload pictures to the PicasaTM
photo organizing service.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. Tap the album where the photos you want to share are in.
3. Tap
and then on the Share options menu, tap Picasa.
4. Select the pictures you want to share and then tap Next.
5. Select the online album where you want to upload the pictures, or tap
album.
to create a new
6. Tap Upload. You can view the photos online at http://picasaweb.google.com.
Sharing videos on YouTube
You can share your videos by uploading them to YouTube™. Before you do this, you must create
a YouTube account and sign in to that account on your phone.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Gallery.
2. Tap the album where the videos you want to share are in.
3. Tap
and then on the Share options menu, tap YouTube.
4. Select the videos you want to share and then tap Next.
5. Enter the prompted information, such as description and tags, and select a privacy option.
6. Tap Upload.
Music
About the Music application
Enjoy listening to songs and music on your phone using the Music application. You need to
copy music files to your storage card first to use the Music application to play music. To find out
how to copy files, see "Copying files to and from the storage card" in the Basics chapter.
Playing music
To open the Music application, press HOME, and then tap
> Music.
The Music application opens in the Playback screen. Use the onscreen controls to control music
playback, select a song to play, repeat songs, and more. On the Playback screen, you can also
swipe your finger from right to left or left to right to go to the next or previous music album.
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1. Tap to turn shuffle on or off. (Shuffle is off when button is gray.)
2. Press and drag your finger across the progress bar to jump to any part of the song.
3. Tap to go to the Library.
4. Tap to go to the previous song in the Now playing list.
5. Tap to play, pause, or resume playing the song.
6. Tap to go to the next song in the Now playing list.
7. Tap to toggle between showing the Now playing list and Playback screen.
8. Tap to cycle through the repeat modes: Repeat all songs, Repeat current song, and Don’t
repeat.
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When you are playing music and the screen turns off, you can control the music playback right
from the Lock screen when you “wake up” the phone by pressing POWER. If you do not see the
playback controls on the Lock screen, tap anywhere on the screen to display the playback
controls.
Press the VOLUME UP or VOLUME DOWN button to adjust the playback volume.
If you are using the wired headset to listen to music, press the center button to toggle between
playing and pausing playback. Press the previous or next button to go to the previous or next song.
Browsing music in the Library
Tap
at the bottom-left corner of the Music application’s Playback screen or Now playing list
to go to the Library.
In the Library, your music is organized into different categories such as Albums, Artists, Genres,
Composers, and more. Select a category by tapping one of the category tabs at the bottom of
the screen.
When you tap a song in a category to play it, the Now playing list is updated with the song list
from your selected category.
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Creating a playlist
Personalize your music experience by creating music playlists. Make a playlist containing just
your favorite songs or create one to match your mood for the day. You can make as many
playlists as you like.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
2. Tap
> Music.
at the bottom-left corner of the screen to go to the Library.
3. In the Library, tap or slide your finger on the bottom row to go to the Playlists category.
4. Tap Add playlist.
5. Enter a playlist name, and then tap Add songs to playlist.
6. Tap or slide your finger on the bottom row to change among the different categories. If you
go to the Songs category, you can see a complete list of songs on your storage card.
7. Select the check boxes of songs you want to add to the playlist and then tap Add.
8. Tap Save.
Playing the songs in a playlist
1. In the Library, tap or slide your finger on the bottom row to go to the Playlists category.
2. Tap a playlist to open it.
3. Tap the first song or any song in the playlist.
When you tap a song in the list to play it, the Now playing list is updated with the song list
from your playlist.
Managing playlists
After creating a playlist, you can add more songs to it, rearrange their order, and more.
Adding more songs to a playlist
1. In the Library, tap or slide your finger on the bottom row to go to the Playlists category.
2. Tap a playlist to open it.
3. Press MENU and then tap Add songs.
4. Go to the Songs category or any other category.
5. Select the songs you want to add to the playlist and then tap Add.
While playing back a song, press MENU and then tap Add to playlist to add the current song to a
playlist.
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Rearranging songs in a playlist
1. In the Library, tap or slide your finger on the bottom row to go to the Playlists category.
2. Tap a playlist to open it.
3. Press MENU and then tap Change order.
4. Press and hold
at the end of the song title you want to move. When the row is
highlighted, drag it to its new position, then release.
5. Tap Done.
Deleting songs from a playlist
1. In the Library, tap or slide your finger on the bottom row to go to the Playlists category.
2. Tap a playlist to open it.
3. Press MENU and then tap Remove songs.
4. Select the songs you want to delete and then tap Remove.
Deleting playlists
1. In the Library, tap or slide your finger on the bottom row to go to the Playlists category.
2. Press MENU and then tap Delete playlists.
3. Select the playlists to delete and then tap Delete.
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Setting a song as ringtone
You can select a song from the Music application’s Library and set it as your phone’s ringtone or
a ringtone for a certain contact.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
2. Tap
> Music.
at the bottom-left corner of the screen to go to the Library.
3. In the Library, select the song that you want to use as ringtone and then play it back.
4. On the Playback screen, press MENU and then tap Set as ringtone.
5. In the Set as ringtone options menu, tap Phone ringtone or Contact ringtone.
If you select Contact ringtone, you need to select the contacts you want to associate the
song with in the next screen.
Checking if the song was added as a ringtone
1. On the Home screen, press MENU and then tap Settings.
2. On the Settings screen, tap Sound & display > Phone ringtone. The song should be in the
ringtone list and selected.
Sending music using Bluetooth
You can select a song from the Music application’s Library and send it to someone’s phone or
your computer using Bluetooth.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
2. Tap
> Music.
at the bottom-left corner of the screen to go to the Library.
3. In the Library, select the song that you want to use as ringtone and then play it back.
4. On the Playback screen, press MENU and then tap Share > Bluetooth.
5. In the next few steps, you’ll be asked to turn on Bluetooth on your phone and connect to the
receiving Bluetooth device so the music can be sent. Follow the steps in "Sending
information from your phone to another device" in the Bluetooth chapter.
About the Music widget
You can use the Music widget to play music right from your Home screen. To find out how you
can add this widget to your Home screen, see "Personalizing your Home screen with widgets"
in the Personalizing chapter.
Maps and location
Using Google Maps
Google Maps lets you track your current location, view real-time traffic situations, and receive
detailed directions to your destination. It also provides a search tool where you can locate
places of interest or an address on a vector or aerial map, or view locations in street level.
You need an active mobile data or Wi-Fi connection to use Google Maps.
The Google Maps application does not cover every country or city.
Viewing locations
Turning on location services
Before you open Google Maps and find your location or search for places of interest, you must
enable location sources.
1. Press HOME > MENU and then tap Settings > Location.
2. Select Use wireless networks, Use GPS satellites, or both.
Selecting Use GPS satellites lets you locate places of interest at street level. However, this requires a clear
view of the sky and more battery power.
Finding your location
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Maps.
2. On the Google Maps screen, press MENU and then tap My Location. Your location is shown
on the map as a blinking blue dot.
Moving on the map
Swipe your finger on the screen or the trackpad to view other areas of the map.
Zooming in or out of a map
Tap
to zoom in; tap
to zoom out.
Getting an address and additional information for a location
Touch & hold a location on the map. A balloon opens over the location, with the address and a
thumbnail from street view (if available). Tap the balloon to see more information or to get
directions to that location.
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Looking at a location in Street View
Street View mode (available only in selected areas) provides a street-level view of the location.
1. Do one of the following:
Touch and hold a location on the map, and then tap the balloon that appears.
Search for the place you want to view. See "Searching for a location" for details. When you
find the place, tap its balloon.
2. On the location details screen, tap Street view.
3. To navigate in Street View, do any of the following:
Swipe your finger on the screen or the trackpad to pan up or down or to look in other
directions.
Tap the displayed arrows to move up and down the street.
Press MENU to select from other navigation options.
While viewing a Street View of a location, press MENU and then tap Compass mode to turn Compass
mode on. Tilt, pan, or turn your phone to view the area around the selected location.
Clearing the map
After you get directions or search on a map (as described in the other parts of this section), you
can clear away the various markers such activities draw on the map.
When viewing a map, press MENU and then touch More > Clear map.
Viewing map layers
Initially, Google Maps opens with a street map. You can view additional map layers, such as
satellite images, traffic information, your Google Latitude friends’ locations, and Wikipedia
information on locations. You can also view maps that you and other people have created in
Google Maps on the web.
Multiple layers can be viewed at the same time.
Not all locations have information to support all Map layers or all zoom levels. To learn more about
layers, visit Google Maps on the web: http://maps.google.com/
1. While viewing a map, press MENU, and then tap Layers.
2. Select any of the following.
Traffic (available only in selected areas). Real-time traffic conditions are displayed over
roads as color-coded lines. Each color represents how fast the traffic is moving.
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Satellite. Google Maps uses the same satellite data as Google Earth™. Satellite images are
not real-time. Google Earth acquires the best imagery available, most of which is
approximately one to three years old.
Latitude. When you have joined Latitude, you can view your friends’ locations as a layer on
the map. For information, see "Finding your friends with Google Latitude."
To select more layers such as transit lines or maps that you have created in Google Maps on
the web, tap More layers.
To clear layers and view only the street map, tap Clear map.
Searching for a location
1. While viewing a map, press MENU, and then tap Search.
2. Enter the place you want to search in the search box. You can enter an address, a city, or type
of business or establishment (for example, museums in london).
As you enter information, a list of all the places which you have searched or visited before appears on
the screen. You can also tap an address on the menu to show its location on the map.
3. Tap
. The search results are displayed on the map.
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2. Tap to go to the previous or next search item on the map if there are multiple
search results.
4. Tap the balloon to show the Address, Details (if available), and Reviews (if available) for the
search item.
Getting directions
Use Google Maps to get detailed directions to your destination.
1. While viewing a map, press MENU and then tap Directions.
2. Enter the starting point in the first text box, then enter your destination in the second text
box. By default, your current location is entered in the Starting point box.
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2. Destination.
3. Choose how you want to get to your destination.
You can also tap to open the location source menu and select a starting point and destination
address.
3. Tap the icon for car, public transit, or walking directions.
4. Tap Go. The directions to your destination appear in a list. Tap a direction instruction on the
list to show the map.
When you are finished viewing or following the directions, press MENU and then tap More >
Clear map to reset the map. Your destination is automatically saved in the Google Maps history.
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Finding your friends with Google Latitude
Google Latitude™ user location service lets you and your friends share locations and status
messages with each other. It also lets you send instant messages and emails, make phone calls,
and get directions to your friends’ locations.
Your location is not shared automatically. You must join Latitude, and then invite your friends to
view your location or accept their invitations.
Joining Latitude
1. While viewing a map, press MENU and then tap Join Latitude.
2. Read the privacy policy. If you agree with it, tap Agree & share.
After you join Latitude, you can start sharing your locations with your friends. Only friends that
you have explicitly invited or accepted can see your location.
Opening Latitude
After you join Latitude, you can open it to find your friends and view their updates.
While viewing a map, press MENU, and then tap Latitude.
Inviting friends to share their locations
1. While viewing a map, press MENU, and then tap Latitude.
2. In Latitude, press MENU, and then tap Add friends.
3. Choose how to add friends:
Select from Contacts. Select any number of friends from your Contacts.
Add via email address. Enter an email address.
4. Tap Add friends.
5. If prompted, tap Yes.
If your friends already use Latitude, they receive an email request and a notification on
Latitude. If they have not yet joined Latitude, they receive an email request that tells them to
sign in to Latitude with their Google Account.
Responding to an invitation
When you get a sharing request from a friend, you can:
Accept and share back. You and your friend can see each other’s locations.
Accept, but hide my location. You can see your friend’s location, but they can’t see yours.
Don’t accept. No location information is shared between you and your friend.
Viewing your friends’ locations
You can view your friends’ locations on a map or in a list.
When you open Maps, your friends’ locations are shown. Each friend is represented by their
picture (from Contacts) with an arrow pointing to their approximate location. If a friend has
chosen to share city-level locations, their picture does not have an arrow and appears in the
middle of the city.
To see a friend’s profile and connect, touch the photo. Your friend’s name appears in a balloon.
Touch the balloon to open a screen with details about your friend and many connection
options.
When you open Latitude you see a list of your Latitude friends, with a summary of their last
known locations, status, and so on. Touch a friend in the list to open a screen with details about
the friend and many connection options.
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Connecting with and managing friends
Tap a friend’s contact details balloon in map view or tap a friend in list view to open the friend’s
profile. In the profile screen, you can communicate with your friend and set privacy options.
Show on map
Shows the friend’s location on the map.
Chat using Google Talk
Opens a Google Talk chat window with that friend.
Send email
Opens Gmail with a message addressed to the friend.
Get directions
Gets directions to the friend’s location.
Sharing options
Select from the following:
Best available location. Share your precise location information.
Share only city level location. Share only the city you are in, not the street-level location. Your
friend can see your photo icon in the middle of the city you are in. To share more precise
location again, tap Best available location.
Hide from this friend. Stop sharing your location with this friend, in a list or on a map.
Remove this friend
Remove the friend from your list and stop sharing locations with him or her altogether.
Changing privacy settings
You have control over how and when you can be found by your friends. Only the last location
sent to Latitude is stored with your Google Account. If you turn off Latitude or are hiding, no
location is stored.
1. In Google Maps, press MENU, and then tap Latitude.
2. Tap your own name, and then tap Edit privacy settings.
3. Set the following options to your preferences:
Detect your location
Let Latitude detect and update your location as you move. The update frequency is
determined by several factors, such as how recently your location has changed.
Set your location
Choose from several options to manually select your location.
Hide your location
Hide your location from all your friends.
Turn off Latitude
Disable Latitude and stop sharing your location or status. You can always join Latitude again.
More apps
Watching videos on YouTube
YouTube is an online video streaming service that allows you to view videos that have been
uploaded by YouTube members.
Press HOME, and then tap
> YouTube. YouTube presents the videos grouped into
categories, such as Most viewed, Most discussed, Most recent, and Top rated.
You do not need a YouTube account to browse and view videos. However, to use all the features of
YouTube (such as sharing a video), you must create a YouTube account from your computer and sign
in to that account from your phone.
You must have an active Wi-Fi or data connection to access YouTube.
Watching videos
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> YouTube.
2. On the YouTube screen, scroll through the list of videos, and then tap a video to watch it. The
screen automatically switches to landscape view when you play a video.
3. While watching a video, you can:
Tap the screen to display the playback controls. When the playback controls are displayed,
you can pause, skip forward or backward, or drag the slider to the point in the video you
want to watch.
Press MENU to rank, comment on, share, flag as inappropriate, and interact with the video
in other ways.
4. Press BACK to stop playback, and return to the videos list.
Searching for videos
1. Press HOME, and then tap
2. On the YouTube screen, press
> YouTube.
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3. Enter a search keyword, and then tap
.
4. The number of search results appears below the status bar. Scroll through the results and tap
a video to watch it.
Clearing the search history
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> YouTube.
2. Press MENU and then tap Settings.
3. Tap Clear search history, and then tap OK when prompted.
More apps
Sharing a video link
You can share a video by sending its link to your contacts.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> YouTube.
2. On the YouTube screen, tap a video to watch from the available categories.
3. While watching a video, press MENU, and then tap Share.
4. Select how you want to share the video link.
Capturing a video and sharing it on YouTube
You need to be signed in to your Google Account to upload your video to YouTube.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
2. Tap
> YouTube.
.
3. Press the CAMERA button to start capturing video. When you are done capturing, press
the CAMERA button again. Tap Done.
4. Enter a title, description, and tags for your video.
5. Set the privacy level.
6. Tap Upload.
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Viewing a PDF
Use PDF Viewer to view PDF files that you have copied to the phone’s storage card.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> PDF Viewer.
2. On the Open file screen, tap the file you want to view.
3. Slide your finger on the screen to pan or go through the pages of the PDF. While viewing a
PDF, press MENU, and then tap:
Open to open another PDF file.
Toolbar/Toolbar off to toggle between showing and hiding the toolbar.
View to view the PDF in normal view or reformatted view. Choosing Reformatted
reflows the text and resizes the images to fit the width of the screen, depending on the
zoom level.
Zoom to change the zoom level to either Fit to screen or Fit to width. This is not available
when Reformatted is selected for View.
Go to to go to a specific page on the PDF.
More to search the PDF and view file properties or information about the PDF Viewer.
Turn your phone sideways (turn to the left) to view the PDF file in landscape mode. The screen
orientation automatically adjusts depending on how you hold the phone.
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Viewing documents, presentations, and spreadsheets
Quickoffice lets you view Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Excel, and Microsoft
PowerPoint files on your phone. Quickoffice supports viewing of Microsoft Office 2003 and
2007 Word (.doc), Excel (.xls), PowerPoint (.ppt) and text (.txt) files.
Make sure you have copied the files to the phone’s storage card before you open Quickoffice. See
"Copying files to and from the storage card" in the Basics chapter to learn how to copy files to the
storage card.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Quickoffice.
2. On the Open file screen, tap the file you want to open.
In the Open file screen, press MENU and then tap Sort to let you sort the list by Name or Date.
3. Slide your finger on the screen to pan or go through the pages of the file.
4. While viewing a file, you can:
Pinch the screen to zoom in or out or use the zoom controls on the screen to zoom in
or out.
For Excel files, press MENU, and then tap Worksheet to view other worksheets on the file.
For Word and PowerPoint files, tap a URL link to open the web page in the web browser.
When you open Word documents, Quickoffice reformats the text to make it fit the width of
the screen. Double-tap the screen to switch to normal view so you can view the page
layout.
Quickoffice does not reflow text in tables.
When you view PowerPoint files, after your zoom in on a slide, you can double-tap the
screen to zoom out automatically and fit the slide to the width of the screen.
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Keeping track of your stocks
Use Stocks to get the latest stock updates for stock quotes and market indices you follow.
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3
2
1. List of your stock quotes and stock market indices. Tap an item to view its
intraday chart and other details.
2. Tap to update the stock information.
3. Tap to add a stock quote or stock market index.
4. Shows the time the information was last updated.
Adding a stock quote or stock market index
1. Press HOME, and then tap
2. On the Stocks screen, tap
> Stocks.
at the bottom-right corner of the screen.
If there are no stock quotes or indices onscreen, tap Tap here to add a stock or index at the top of the
screen.
3. Enter the stock quote or stock market index on the text field, and then tap
.
4. On the results list, tap the stock quote or stock market index you want to add.
Changing the stock list order
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Stocks.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Rearrange.
3. Press and hold
at the end of the item you want to move. When the row is highlighted in
green, drag it to its new position, and then release.
4. Tap Done.
Deleting stock quotes and indices
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Stocks.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Delete.
3. Select the items you want to delete and then tap Delete.
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Setting stock information update frequency
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Stocks.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Settings.
3. Select the Auto-sync data check box.
Downloading stock information automatically may incur additional fees from T-Mobile.
4. Tap Set download frequency, and then select frequency to check for updates.
Manually updating stock information
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Stocks.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Update.
Adding the Stocks widget
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Add to Home > Widget > Stocks.
2. Choose the widget style, and then tap Select.
3. Drag the widget to a blank space on the Home screen, and then release.
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Recording your voice
Voice Recorder is useful for quickly recording thoughts. You can also record your voice and set
it as a ringtone.
You need to have a microSD card installed on your phone to use Voice Recorder.
Recording your voice
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Voice Recorder.
2. Hold the device’s microphone near your mouth.
3. Tap
to start recording a voice clip. Tap
4. Tap
to play back the voice recording.
to stop recording.
5. To quickly share the voice recording through Bluetooth, email, or message, tap
.
Sharing a voice clip
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Voice Recorder.
2. On the Voice Recorder screen, tap
.
3. On the All recording screen, press and hold the voice recording you want to share, and then
tap Share on the options menu.
4. On the Share options menu, select how you want to share the voice recording.
To learn how to send files through Bluetooth, see the Bluetooth chapter.
Setting a voice clip as a ringtone
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Voice Recorder.
2. On the Voice Recorder screen, tap
.
3. On the All recording screen, press and hold the voice recording you want to set as a ringtone,
and then tap Set as ringtone on the options menu.
Renaming a voice clip
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Voice Recorder.
2. On the Voice Recorder screen, tap
.
3. On the All recording screen, press and hold the voice recording you want to rename, and then
tap Rename on the options menu.
4. Enter the name, and then tap Save.
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Finding and installing apps from Android Market
Android MarketTM is the place to go to find new apps for your phone. Choose from a wide
variety of free and paid apps ranging from productivity apps, entertainment, to games. When
you find an app you want, you can easily download and install it on your phone with just a few
taps of your finger.
To access Android Market, you must first connect to the Internet using your phone’s Wi-Fi or
data connection and sign in to your Google Account.
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2
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1. Tap to search Android Market for apps to install on your phone.
2. Tap to display the available apps or games on Android Market, or display
the apps that you have already downloaded and installed from Android
Market.
3. Featured apps list. Tap an app to read a description about the app and
user reviews.
Paid apps are currently only available in certain countries.
Finding and installing an application
When you install apps from Android Market and use them on your phone, they may require
access to your personal information (such as your location, contact data, and more) or access
to certain functions or settings of your phone. Download and install only apps that you trust.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Market.
2. When you open Android Market for the first time, the Terms of Service window will appear.
Tap Accept to continue.
3. To find an app in Android Market, you can:
Browse through featured apps. Scroll through the list of featured apps when you open
Android Market.
Browse apps by categories. First, tap Apps or Games, and then tap a category. Under a
category, you can filter the apps by Top paid, Top free or Just in.
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Paid apps are currently only available in certain countries.
Search for an app. Tap
on the Android Market home screen, enter the name or type of
app you’re looking for, and then tap
to the right of the search box.
4. Tap an app to read a description about the app and user reviews.
5. Tap Install (for free applications) or Buy (for paid applications).
You need a Google Checkout account to purchase items on Android Market. See "Creating a Google
Checkout account" to set up a Google Checkout account if you do not have one.
6. The subsequent screen notifies you whether the app will require access to your personal
information or access to certain functions or settings of your phone. If you agree to the
conditions, tap OK to begin downloading and installing the app.
If you selected a paid application, after tapping OK, you’re redirected to the Google Checkout
screen to pay for the application before it’s downloaded to your phone
Read it carefully! Be especially cautious with applications that have access to many functions or a
significant amount of your data. Once you tap OK on this screen, you are responsible for the results of
using this item on your phone.
After installing an app, tap
on the upper-left side of the screen to return to Android Market
home. You can also press MENU, and then tap Home.
Creating a Google Checkout account
You must have a Google Checkout account associated with your Google Account to purchase
items from Android Market.
Do one of the following:
1. On your computer, go to http://checkout.google.com to create a Google Checkout account.
2. The first time you use your phone to buy an item from Android Market, you’re prompted to
enter your billing information to set up a Google Checkout account.
When you’ve used Google Checkout once to purchase an application from Android Market, the phone
remembers your password, so you don’t need to enter it the next time. For this reason, you should
secure your phone to prevent others from using it without your permission. See the "Security" chapter to
learn how to secure your phone.
Requesting a refund for an application
If you are not satisfied with an application, you can ask for a refund within 24 hours of the
purchase. Your credit card is not charged and the application is uninstalled from your phone.
If you change your mind, you can install the application again, but you can’t request a refund a
second time.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Market > Downloads.
2. Tap the application to uninstall for a refund. The details screen for the application opens.
3. Tap Uninstall & refund. Your application is uninstalled and the charge is cancelled.
4. Choose the reason for removing the application, and then tap OK.
Opening an installed application
Do one of the following:
On the status bar, check if you see the
icon. If you see the
icon, open the Notifications
Panel, and then tap the app to open it. See "Opening the Notifications panel" in the Basics
chapter to learn how to open the Notifications Panel.
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Press HOME, and then tap
the app to open it.
Press HOME, and then tap
tap it.
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> Market > Downloads. On the Download screen, tap
. On the All programs screen, locate the app, and then
Uninstalling an application
You can uninstall any application that you have downloaded and installed from Android Market.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
> Market > Downloads.
2. On the Downloads screen, tap the application you want to uninstall, and then tap Uninstall.
3. When prompted, tap OK to remove the application on your phone.
4. Choose the reason for removing the application, and then tap OK.
Getting help
If you ever need help or have questions about Android Market, press MENU, and then tap Help.
The web browser will take you to the Android Market Help web page.
Security
Protecting your SIM card with a PIN
You can protect your SIM card from unauthorized use by assigning a PIN (personal
identification number).
The default SIM PIN is provided by T-Mobile.
1. Press HOME > MENU, then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, tap Security > Set up SIM card lock, and then select the Lock SIM
card check box.
3. Enter the default SIM card PIN, and then tap OK. To change the SIM card PIN, tap Change SIM
PIN.
Emergency calls can be placed at any time, without requiring a PIN. See "Making an emergency call" in
the Phone calls chapter for more details.
Restoring a SIM card that has been locked out
If you enter the wrong PIN more times than the maximum number of attempts allowed, your
SIM card will become “PUK-locked.” You need a PUK code to restore access to the phone. This
code may have been provided by T-Mobile when you received your SIM card.
1. On the phone dialer screen, enter the PUK code, and then tap Next.
2. Enter the new PIN you want to use, and then tap Next.
3. Enter the new PIN again, and then tap Next.
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Protecting your phone with a screen lock
You can further secure your phone by requiring a screen unlock pattern every time your phone
is turned on or every time it wakes up from sleep mode (screen is off).
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Security > Set unlock pattern.
3. Read the information on the screen, and then tap Next.
4. Study the example pattern on the screen, and then tap Next.
5. Draw the screen unlock pattern by connecting at least four dots in a
vertical, horizontal and/or diagonal direction. Lift your finger from
the screen when finished.
You must slide your finger on the screen to create the pattern and not tap
individual dots.
6. The phone records the pattern. Tap Continue.
7. When prompted, draw the screen unlock pattern again, and then
tap Confirm.
Clear the Use visible pattern check box if you do not want the unlock
pattern to display on the screen when you unlock it.
To change your unlock screen pattern, press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Security > Change
unlock pattern.
When you fail to draw the correct unlock pattern on the screen after five attempts, you will be
prompted to wait for 30 seconds before you can try again. If you forgot your screen unlock
pattern, tap Forgot pattern. You will be prompted to sign in using your Google Account name
and password, and create a new screen unlock pattern before the Home screen displays.
You need to be connected to a data or Wi-Fi connection to be able to sign in to your Google Account.
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Faves Gallery
Faves Gallery helps you stay connected to the people who matter most in your life.
Adding Faves contacts
To add Faves contacts, you can create new contacts or add existing contacts from your phone.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
.
If you do not have any contacts in your Faves, a message box will appear to let you add Faves contacts
quickly. In the message box, tap Add Fave. Go directly to step 3.
2. Press MENU, and then tap Add new Fave.
3. Choose whether to create a new contact or use an existing contact.
If you choose Create new contact, you need to fill in the contact details for the contact.
If you choose Select from Address Book, just select a contact from your Contacts list. The
contact information will be automatically entered. If the contact does not have a photo
associated with him/her, you will be asked to add a photo.
If you want to be able to email the Faves contact, you need to enter the email address when creating a
new contact or import an existing contact that has an email address.
4. Tap
to associate the contact with an image. You can choose to take a picture or use an
existing image on your phone.
5. Tap Save when you are done.
Communicating with a Faves contact
You have different ways to communicate with a Faves contact.
1. Press HOME, and then tap
.
2. Select the Faves contact you want to communicate with.
3. On the screen, select how you want to communicate with the
contact. You can do the following:
Call
Send email (Uses Gmail to send the email)
Send message
Send IM (Uses Google Talk to chat)
Share a photo or video using picture message
Check the timeline (Tap the contact’s photo to view the activity
log for the selected contact.)
Editing a Faves contact
1. Press HOME, and then tap
.
2. Select the myFaves contact you want to edit by positioning the contact’s photo in the center
of the screen.
3. Press and hold the contact’s photo, and then tap Edit Fave on the options menu.
4. Edit the contact details and contact icon, and then touch Save.
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Changing the order of Faves contacts
1. Press HOME, and then tap
.
2. Select the myFaves contact you want to reorder by positioning the contact’s photo in the
center of the screen.
3. Press and hold the contact’s photo, and then tap Reorder Fave on the options menu.
4. Swipe your finger on the screen to the left or right to move the contact’s photo to the
position you want.
5. After re-ordering, tap Done.
Removing a Faves contact
1. Press HOME, and then tap
.
2. Select the Faves contact you want to remove by positioning the contact’s photo in the center
of the screen.
3. Press and hold the contact’s photo, and then tap Remove Fave on the options menu.
Adding the Faves/Family widget
Slide your finger left or right on the Home screen to find the Faves/Family widget. If you do not
find the Faves/Family widget on the Home screen, follow this procedure to add the widget to
the Home screen.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Add to Home > Widget > Faves/Family Widget.
2. Choose the widget style, and then tap Select.
3. Drag the widget to a blank space on a Home screen, and then release.
Setting or changing the default communication method
1. Press HOME, and then tap Contacts.
2. Go to the Faves tab, and then tap the Faves contact.
3. Press MENU, and then tap More > Set widget action.
4. Tap the default communication method on the screen.
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T-Mobile My Account
T-Mobile My Account lets you quickly view a summary of your account, and view device
information.
Opening My Account
Press HOME, and then tap
> My Account.
My Account tabs
There are four tabs in My Account: Activity, Alerts, Billing, and Plan & Services. Tap the tab to
view the available options.
Activity
Check a summary of your phone usage.
Alerts
Check for alerts from T-Mobile.
Billing
Pay your bill online.
Check a summary of your phone bill.
Plan & Services
View information about your plan and services.
T-Mobile Help
Quickly customize some phone features and manage your phone.
Opening My Account
Press HOME, and then tap
> Help.
My Account tabs
There are four tabs in Help: Personalize, Quick Tools, Tips & Tricks, and Storage & Battery. Tap
the tab to view the available options.
Personalize
Personalize your phone to fit your style.
Quick Tools
Manage your phone and connection settings.
Tips & Tricks
View help topics about your phone and its applications.
Storage & Battery
Check storage levels for the phone and microSD card.
Check the phone battery level.
Settings
Settings on your phone
Control and customize phone settings on the Settings screen.
To open the Settings screen, press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
Personalize
Expand the Home screen, set the Home screen or Lockscreen wallpaper to use, and set the
default ring tone to use for incoming calls.
Wireless & networks
Configure your phone’s wireless connections, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, enable the Airplane
mode, or set the options for mobile networks, roaming, Virtual Private Networks, and more.
Call
Set up call services such as voice mail, call forwarding, call waiting, and caller ID.
Sound & display
Set the phone and notification ring tones, automatic screen orientation, and set the screen
brightness and screen timeout.
Accounts & sync
Log in or out from your social network accounts, Google Account, and Exchange ActiveSync
account. You can also manage synchronization and other settings for your accounts. See the
"Accounts and sync" chapter for details.
Location
Select the sources to use when determining your location.
Search
Select items to include when you do a search on your phone and set Google search options.
Privacy
Select whether to allow or block Google from using your location when suggesting results and
for other Google services. You can also enable or disable the automatic backup feature of the
phone and reset the phone. See the "Backup, update and reset" chapter for more details.
Connect to PC
Set the default USB connection type when you connect your phone to your computer. See
"Connecting your phone to a computer" in the Basics chapter for details.
Security
Set the screen unlock pattern, enable the SIM card lock, or manage the phone’s credential
storage. See the "Security" chapter for details.
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Applications
Manage applications and installation of new programs. You can also set shortcuts for the
hardware QWERTY.
SD card & phone storage
Check the available storage card and phone memory. You can also unmount and format the
storage card
Date & time
Set the date and time, time zone, and date or time format. To turn off auto time synchronization
and be able to manually change time zone settings, see "Setting the time zone, date, and time"
in the Clock and Weather chapter.
Language & keyboard
Set the operating system language and region. You can also set onscreen keyboard options.
Accessibility
Enable or disable preset or downloaded accessibility plugins that respond to user interaction
such as receiving sound feedback when a new browser window is opened.
Text-to-speech
If you have installed a text-to-speech (voice data) application, use this option to configure the
text-to-speech settings.
About phone
Set the system software update method and view the phone status such as the network type,
signal strength, battery power level, and network name. You can also check the battery use of
individual applications or view the legal information and software version of your phone. See
"Checking information about your phone" for details.
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Changing display settings
Adjusting the screen brightness manually
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Sound & display.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Brightness.
3. Clear the Automatic brightness check box.
4. Drag the brightness slider to the left to decrease or to the right to increase the screen
brightness. Tap OK.
Adjusting the time before the screen turns off
After a period of inactivity, the phone screen turns off to conserve battery power. You can set
the idle time before the screen turns off.
1. Press HOME > MENU, then tap Settings > Sound & display.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Screen timeout.
3. Tap the time before the screen turns off.
To quickly turn off the screen, press the POWER button.
Preventing automatic screen rotation
By default, the screen orientation automatically adjusts depending on how you hold the phone.
Not all application screens support automatic rotation.
1. Press HOME > MENU, then tap Settings > Sound & display.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then clear the Orientation check box.
Recalibrating the G-sensor
Recalibrate the screen if you feel that the screen orientation does not respond properly to the
way you hold the phone.
1. Press HOME > MENU, then tap Settings > Sound & display.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap G-Sensor calibration.
3. Place the phone on a flat and level surface, and then tap Calibrate.
4. After the recalibration process, tap OK.
Keeping the screen on while charging the phone
You can keep the phone screen from turning off while you are charging the phone.
1. Press HOME > MENU, then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Applications > Development.
3. Select the Stay awake check box.
Switching animation effects on or off
You can turn off the animation or enable only some animations when switching between
screens.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Sound & display.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Animation.
3. On the options menu, select the animation setting you want.
Settings
Changing sound settings
Setting a sound profile
Switch to vibrate or silent mode, or use the normal phone sound settings.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Sound & display > Sound profile.
2. On the Choose a Profile options menu, tap the sound profile you want to use.
Enabling or disabling audible selection
You can choose to play a sound when you are selecting items onscreen.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Sound & display.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then select or clear the Audible selection check box.
Choosing the notification sound
You can select the sound to play when your phone receives new notifications.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Sound & display > Notification sound.
2. Select your preferred notification sound in the list, and then tap OK.
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Changing the phone language
When you turn your phone on for the first time, you are prompted to select the language you
would like to use. You can also change the language on the fly whenever you like. Changing the
language adjusts the keyboard layout, date and time formatting, and more.
The languages available to choose from may depend on the version of phone you have.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Language & keyboard > Select locale.
2. Tap the language and corresponding region you want to use.
3. Press HOME to return to the Home screen. You may need to wait briefly as the new language
is applied to your phone.
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Optimizing your phone’s battery life
When you’re on the go, it’s not always easy to charge your phone’s battery as often as you’d
like. Follow these tips to extend the time between charges:
Turn off wireless functions such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and data connection when you’re not
using them. See the Internet and Bluetooth chapters for details.
Use only GSM networks. See "Using the GSM network of T-Mobile" for details.
Do not use GPS satellites to determine your GPS location. See the "Maps and location"
chapter for details.
Lower the screen brightness. See "Adjusting the screen brightness manually" for details.
Switch off screen animations. See "Switching animation effects on or off" for details
Cut down on activities such as Internet browsing. Wireless data consumes a lot of power.
Avoid making very long phone calls or using the camera for extended periods of time.
Consider carrying a spare battery for times when you can’t charge your battery for an
extended period.
Batteries gradually lose storage capacity over time. Consider replacing your battery after
eight months to a year, or if you notice that the battery life is decreasing.
Using the GSM network of T-Mobile
Switch to using the GSM network of T-Mobile if you are not using a data connection to connect
to the Internet. Connecting to your T-Mobile’s GSM network consumes less battery power.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings > Wireless & networks.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Mobile networks > Network mode.
3. Tap GSM only.
Checking the power usage of applications
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap About phone > Battery > Battery use.
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Managing memory
Checking how much phone memory is available for use
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap SD card & phone storage. The available phone memory
is displayed in the Internal phone storage section.
Checking the available storage card space
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap SD card & phone storage. The total and available
storage card space is displayed in the SD card section.
Clearing application cache and data
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Applications > Manage applications.
3. On the Manage applications screen, tap the application whose cache and/or data you want
to delete.
Press MENU to bring up sort and filter options.
4. In the Application info screen, tap Clear data and/or Clear cache.
Uninstalling third-party applications
You cannot uninstall applications that are preinstalled on the phone.
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Applications > Manage applications.
3. Press MENU, and then tap Filter > Downloaded.
4. On the Manage applications screen, tap the application you want to uninstall.
5. On the Application info screen, tap Uninstall.
Freeing up more phone memory or storage card space
If your phone is running low on memory, try the following:
In your web browser, clear all temporary Internet files and history information. See the
"Internet" chapter for more information.
Uninstall downloaded programs from Android Market you no longer use. See "Finding and
installing apps from Android Market" in the More apps chapter for details.
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Checking information about your phone
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap About phone.
3. Select one of the following:
System software updates
Enable or disable the automatic check feature for software updates for your phone. You can
also tap Check now to manually check for software updates.
Network
Check information about T-Mobile and its service status.
Phone identity
Check information about your phone and the SIM card you are using.
Battery
Check information about the battery such as its current battery level, status, and what
programs are using the battery.
Hardware information
Check the Wi-Fi MAC and Bluetooth addresses.
Software information
Check the version and other information about the Android platform being used by the phone.
You can also check the version of the web browser.
Legal information
Read legal information from HTC and Google, and licenses used by the phone.
Learn more
Provides the link to the HTC website so you can learn more about your phone.
Backup, update and reset
Backing up phone data
Your phone features an automatic backup system that backs up your web browser bookmarks,
messages, dictionary, and settings, to the microSD card. The phone automatically backs up the
data whenever a change occurs.
The phone backs up the following data:
SMS and picture messages
Messages application settings
Web browser (the Internet application) bookmarks
Keyboard dictionary
Settings
Wireless & networks
Sound & display
Location
Applications
Date & time
Language & keyboard - Only Locale setting
You need a microSD card installed on your phone to back up phone data. See "Inserting the storage
card" in the Basics chapter to learn how to install a microSD card to your phone.
Checking if automatic backup is enabled
1. Press HOME > MENU, and then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Privacy > Back up my data & settings.
3. Make sure that the Back up my data & settings check box is selected.
Restoring backed up data to your phone
After you do a factory reset or update your phone, you will be asked if you want to restore the
backed up data after you turn on your phone.
Make sure that the microSD card where you backed up the data is installed on the phone.
1. After you do a factory reset or update your phone system software, wait for the phone to
restart.
2. When there is a valid back up file in the microSD card, the Restore my data and settings
dialog box will appear. When you see this dialog box, tap OK.
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Updating your phone’s system software
From time to time, system software updates for your phone may be available. Your phone can
check and then notify you if an update is available. You can then download and install the
update to your phone.
Depending on the type of update, the update may erase all your personal data and customized
settings, and also remove any programs you have installed. Make sure that you have backed up
the information and files you want to keep. See "Backing up phone data" for details.
Checking and downloading system software updates may incur additional data transfer fees from
T-Mobile.
1. When there is an update available, the Install system software update dialog box will appear
onscreen.
2. On the dialog box, select Install now, and then tap OK.
Select Install later if you want to install the system update at a later time. When you are ready to install,
open the Notifications panel, and then tap System update is ready.
3. Wait for the update process to finish. When the update is finished, the phone will
automatically reset.
Checking for phone system software updates manually
1. Press HOME > MENU, then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap About phone > System software updates.
3. On the System software update screen, tap Check now.
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Performing a hard/factory reset
You can return your phone to its original state, as it was when it left the factory. This is also
called a hard reset. You might want to do this if you are giving your phone to a friend or relative
and you want to remove all your data first, or if your phone has a persistent problem that is not
solved by powering off the phone and then powering it on again.
A factory reset is a drastic measure. It permanently erases all your personal data and
customized settings, and also removes any programs you have installed. Make sure that you
have backed up the information and files you want to keep.
If your phone hangs or freezes, we recommend that you do a “soft” reset instead of a hard/factory
reset. To perform a soft reset, remove the battery, wait for a few seconds, and then re-install it. After
re-installing the battery, turn on the phone.
Performing a factory reset via settings
The most convenient way to do a factory reset is via the phone settings.
1. Press HOME > MENU, then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the screen, and then tap Privacy > Factory data reset.
3. On the Factory data reset screen, tap Reset phone, and then tap Erase everything.
Performing a factory reset using phone buttons
If you cannot turn on your phone or access the phone settings, you can still perform a factory
reset by using the buttons on the phone.
1. With the phone turned off, press and hold the VOLUME DOWN button, and then briefly press
the POWER button.
2. Wait for the screen with the 3 Android images to appear, and then release the VOLUME
DOWN button.
3. Press VOLUME DOWN to select CLEAR STORAGE, and then press POWER.
4. When asked to confirm, press VOLUME UP.
Specifications
CPU speed
600 MHz
Platform
Android™ 2.1 (Éclair) with HTC Sense™
Memory
ROM: 512 MB
RAM: 512 MB
Dimensions (LxWxT)
4.55 x 2.37 x 0.60 inches (115.5 x 59.6 x 15.15 mm)
Weight
5.8 ounces (165 grams) with battery
Display
3.4-inch TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen with 320 X 480 HVGA
resolution
Network
HSPA/WCDMA:
2100/AWS MHz
Upload speed of up to 2 Mbps and download speed of up to 7.2
Mbps
Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
(Band frequency, HSPA availability, and data speed are operator
dependent.)
Onscreen navigation
Trackpad
GPS
Internal GPS antenna
Sensors
G-Sensor
Digital compass
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Connectivity
Camera
Bluetooth® 2.1 with FTP/OPP for file transfer, A2DP for wireless
stereo headsets, and PBAP for phonebook access from the car kit
Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 b/g
3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Standard micro-USB (5-pin micro-USB 2.0)
5 megapixel color camera with auto focus and flash
Audio supported
formats
Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma
Recording: .amr
Video supported
formats
Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv
Recording: .3gp
Battery
Rechargeable Lithium-ion polymer or Lithium-ion battery
Capacity: 1300 mAh
Talk time: Up to 400 minutes for WCDMA
Up to 540 minutes for GSM
Standby time: Up to 286 hours for WCDMA
Up to 243 hours for GSM
(The above are subject to network and phone usage.)
Expansion slot
microSD™ memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)
AC adapter
Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
DC output: 5V and 1A
Special features
Friend Stream
Slide-out QWERTY keyboard
Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
Index
Symbols
3G 112
A
Adding a city to the Weather screen 110
Adding a city to the World Clock screen 107
Adding a new contact 52
Adding a widget to your Home screen 37
Adding application icons and other shortcuts on
your Home screen 38
Adding folders on your Home screen 39
Adjusting the volume 30
Airplane mode 49
Alarm clock 104
Alarm sound 109
Album (Gallery application) 134
Android Market 159
Answering an incoming call 43
Audio supported formats 179
B
Backing up phone data 176
- automatic backup 176
Backing up your contacts to the storage card 54
Battery 179
Battery times 179
Bluetooth 122
- connecting headset or car kit 123
- sending and receiving information 125
Bookmarks 120
Browser 116
C
Calendar application 95
Calendar widget 103
Call history 47
Call services 49
Camera 127
Capturing video 131
Checking information about your phone 169
Checking weather 110
Conference call 45
Connecting your phone to a computer 168
Contacts 50
- contact information and conversations 56
- Contacts screen 51
Copying files to and from the storage card 32
Creating a calendar event 95
Creating a playlist 143
Cropping a photo 138
D
Data connection 112
Date and time 104
Deleting a mode 35
Deleting contacts 54
Desk Clock 105
Downloading HTC widgets 37
E
Editing a contact’s information 53
Email 85
- adding a POP3/IMAP account 91
- deleting 86, 92
- sending 87, 93
- sending photos or videos 139
- settings 89, 94
Ending a call 46
Event reminders 100
Exchange ActiveSync 71
Extended Home screen 25
F
Face detection 130, 133
Facebook 76
- sharing photos 140
Factory reset 178
Faves Gallery 165
Finger gestures 21
Flash (camera) 130
Flickr 140
Folders 39
Friend Stream 79
- Friend Stream widget 80
G
Gallery application 134
Genius button 14
Gmail 85
Google Account 70
Google Maps 146
GPS satellites 146
H
Hard reset 178
Index
Hardware keyboard 57
Home city 106
Home page 116
Home screen 25
Home screen wallpaper 35
HTC Sync 72
P
Importing contacts from an Exchange ActiveSync account 53
Importing contacts from the storage card 54
Importing contacts from your SIM card 52
Internet 112
Inviting guests to your event (Google Account
only) 96
PDF Viewer 154
Peep 76
Personalizing 34
Phone status icons 26
Photo capture 130
Picasa 140
Picture message 62
Picture messages 62
Playing music 141
Playlist 143
Protecting your phone with a screen lock 163
Protecting your SIM card with a PIN 162
PUK 162
Putting a call on hold 46
K
Q
Keyboard 57
Quick Search Box 33
Quickoffice 155
I
181
L
Library (Music) 142
Location sources 146
M
Mail 91
Making an emergency call 42
Making calls 41
Managing memory 174
Maps 146
Meeting request 93, 96
Memory 179
Merging contact information 53
Message 62
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync 71
Missed call 48
MMS 62
Multimedia Sync by doubleTwist 75
Music application 141
Music widget 145
Mute the microphone 46
myModes 35
N
Notification icons 27
Notification ring tone 171
Notifications panel 29
O
Onscreen keyboard 59
Optimizing your phone’s battery life 173
R
Rearranging or removing widgets and icons on
your Home screen 40
Recalibrating the G-sensor 170
Recording your voice 158
Rejecting a call and sending a text message 44
Rejecting an incoming call 44
Removing the back cover 18
Renaming a mode 35
Review screen (Camera) 128
Ringtone 145
Rotating and saving a photo 138
S
Search 33
Searching for a contact 54
Searching your phone and the Web 33
Sending a meeting request using Calendar (Exchange ActiveSync only) 96
Sending a photo or video by picture message
139
Sending a vCalendar 103
Sending contact information 54
Sending music using Bluetooth 145
Sending photos or videos by email 139
Sending photos or videos using Bluetooth 139
Setting a song as ringtone 145
Setting the time zone, date, and time 106
Setting up My contact card 51
Setting up your phone for the first time 22
Setting your home city 106
Settings 168
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- alarm sound 109
- calendar 102
- camera 132
- display settings 170
- phone language 172
- sound settings 171
- weather 111
Sharing photos on Facebook 140
Sharing photos on Flickr 140
Sharing photos on Picasa 140
Sharing videos on YouTube 140
Shortcuts 38
Sleep mode 23
SMS 62
Social network accounts 70
Speakerphone 46
Specifications 179
Speed dial 41
Stocks 156
Stopwatch 104
Swype 60
Sync with computer 72
Synchronizing with online accounts 70
W
T
Z
Taking a photo 130
Text message 62
Time zone 106
Timer 104
T-Mobile myFaves 56
Turning off your phone 22
Turning on your phone 22
Twitter 76
Twittering on your phone 76
Zooming (camera) 129
Zooming in or out on a photo 135
U
Uninstalling third-party applications 174
Updating your phone’s system software 177
V
vCalendar 103
Video capture 131
Video supported formats 179
Videos 152
Viewfinder screen (Camera) 127
Viewing a PDF 154
Viewing photos and videos 135
Viewing photos on Facebook 137
Viewing photos on Flickr 137
Viewing photos on your T-Mobile Album 137
Voice Recorder 158
VPN 115
WAP push messages 65
Watching video (Gallery application) 136
Weather 110
Weather widget 111
Web browser 116
Widgets 37, 40
Wi-Fi 112
World Clock 106
Y
Your Phone 14
Your phone
- charging the battery 20
- inserting the battery 20
- inserting the SIM card 18
- inserting the storage card 19
- removing the battery 20
- removing the SIM card 19
- removing the storage card 19
- replacing the bottom cover 18
YouTube 140, 152
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