Motorola XT300
gives you a high quality imaging, video and multimedia
experience. Your new phone also syncs feeds,
messages, emails, photos and much more—from
sources like Facebook™, Twitter, MySpace, Gmail™
and your email at work—and serves them all up just
the way you want them.
• Stream and store multimedia on any DLNA™
Certified device in your home network. No memory
cards to swap, no cables to attach.
• Answers: Touch
> Help centre.
You can also flick your home screen left or right to
see the Tips & tricks widget.
• Updates: Phone updates, PC software, online help
and more at
• MOTOBLUR: After you create a MOTOBLUR
account, open it at
• Accessories: Find accessories for your phone at
• Syncs your favourite social networking sites—all
your messages, all the latest updates—so you can
stay connected, right from your home screen.
Caution: Before assembling, charging or using your
phone for the first time, please read the important
legal and safety information packaged with your
Note: Certain apps and features may not be available
in all countries.
Your phone
the important keys & connectors
3.5 mm
Lock key
Press = sleep.
Hold = turn off.
When you open or turn your phone on,
the screen adjusts for you.
No recent status updates.
Update now!
Micro USB
Zoom keys
Home key
No recent unseen messages
Discard changes
Back key
Text mess
Menu key
Touch to open
menu options.
Search key
Your phone
Scroll &
Touch for text
search or hold
for voice search.
Alt lock
Voice recognition
@ symbol
Let's go
Let's go. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Touchscreen & keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Home screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Social networking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Text entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Messaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
YouTube™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Apps for all . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Bluetooth™ wireless . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Wi-Fi™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Digital living . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Tips & tricks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Personalise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Photos & videos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Memory card & file transfer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Safety, regulatory & legal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
let's get you up and running
Assemble & charge
1 SIM in
2 microSD in (may
already be inserted)
3 Battery in
4 Cover on
5 Charge up
Caution: Please read “Battery use & safety” on
page 59.
4 Add your accounts to
Tip: To save battery life, see “Battery tips” on page 39.
Set up & go
Create or log into a MOTOBLUR account to get your
contacts, email, messages and status information, for
all accounts, all in one place, all the time. There’s more
in “Your MOTOBLUR account” on page 11.
Registration is secure and should only take a few
1 Press and hold
If you have not created
on top
of your phone to turn it
account, you’ll need to
register: enter your
name, your current
2 Select a language.
email address (where
3 Register or log in.
MOTOBLUR can send
account information)
se cchoose a language
and a new
MOTOBLUR account
Creating your MOTOBLUR account
Emergency call
Let's go
Corporate Sync
To add an account,
touch it. Then, enter
the user name or email
and password that you
set up on that account.
Tip: For more, or to
add accounts anytime,
go to “Add accounts”
on page 11.
Note: This phone supports data-intensive apps and
services. It is strongly recommended that you
purchase a data plan that meets your needs. Contact
your service provider for details.
Wi-FiTM connect
If you want to use a Wi-Fi network for even faster
Internet access, touch Menu
> Settings
> Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi settings.
Cool content & more
Browse and download thousands of the coolest apps
on the planet from Android Market™, see “Apps for
all” on page 32.
Your phone comes with a microSD memory card
installed—you can fill it with photos, videos and music
from your computer using “Memory card” on
page 51.
Touchscreen & keys
a few essentials
Touch tips
Here are some tips on how to navigate around your
To choose an icon or
option, touch it.
Text Mess
Touch & hold
To open special options,
touch and hold an icon
or other item. Try it: On
the home screen, touch
Contacts, then
touch and hold a
contact to open
Contacts: A-Z
All contacts
Arthur Bando
Barry Smyth
Arthur Bando
Cheyenne Medina
View contact
Christine Fanning
Call contact
Send text message
Touchscreen & keys
Pinch to zoom out.
Arthur Baudo
acker Dr
E Ontario St
E S WaterSt
E Wacker Pl
M W Lake St M
E Randolph
Lake Randolph/
N Micigan Ave
Jim Somers
W Lake St
do ph
e ra
St Metra
W Lake
Lake Randolph/
R ankd o lpphh SStt
Kat Bleser
N Micigan Ave
N Clark St
N Dearborn St
N Park St
M W Lake St M
Wacker Dr
E Wacker Pl
E Ohio St
E Grand Ave
N New St
Cheyenne Medina
N Rush St
Grand Red
N Co l u m b u s
Ontario St
N Micigan Ave
Barry Smyth
Christine Fanning
Tip: When you drag or
flick a list, a scroll bar
appears on the right.
Drag the scroll bar to
move the list to a letter
A – Z.
arborn St
Contacts: A-Z
All contacts
N Wabash Ave
To scroll through a list or
move slowly, drag across
the touchscreen. Try it:
on the home screen,
then drag your Contacts
list up or down.
Kristin Cullen
Key tips
To scroll through a list or move quickly, flick across the
touchscreen (drag quickly and release).
Menu, home, back & search
Tip: When you flick a long list, touch the screen to stop
it from scrolling.
Get a closer look at maps,webpages or photos. To
zoom in, touch the screen with two fingers and then
slide them apart. To zoom out, drag your fingers
Touchscreen & keys
Menu key
Home key
Back key
Search key
Touch Home
to close any menu or app and return
to the home screen. On the home screen, touch and
hold Home
to show the last few apps you used,
then touch an app to open it.
Touch Search
voice search.
for text search, or touch and hold for
Touch Menu
to open menu options, or touch
to go back.
Sleep & wake up
To save your battery, prevent
accidental touches or when you
want to wipe smudges off your
touchscreen, put the touchscreen to
sleep by pressing Power/Lock
To wake up the touchscreen, just
press Power/Lock
again, or open the phone.
To change how long your phone waits before the
screen goes to sleep automatically, touch Menu
> Settings > Display > Screen timeout.
Tip: To make the screen lock when it goes to sleep,
use “Screen lock” on page 56. To unlock the screen,
press Power/Lock
or open the phone. Then drag
to the right.
Power/Lock key menu
Press and hold Power/Lock
to open the
Power/Lock key menu, where you can turn off the
phone (Power off), or turn Flight mode or Silent mode
on or off.
Adjust volume
Press the volume keys to change
the ring volume (on the home
screen) or the earpiece volume
(during a call).
When playing music or video files,
press the volume keys to adjust
media volume.
Rotate the screen
When you rotate the phone, the touchscreen can
rotate to stay right-side up:
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Display > Auto-rotate
Quick tips
If you’re not sure what to do next, try one of these:
Get the details—Open a
text message, see details
for a contact or open items
in other lists.
Touch the message,
contact or item.
Touchscreen & keys
Home screen
quick access to the things you need most
See screen menu—Open a
menu for the current
Touch Menu
See item options—Open
an options menu (if
available) for an item on the
Touch & hold the
Start again—Go back to
the home screen.
Touch Home
Wake up your
phone—Turn on a sleeping
Press Power/
or open
the phone.
Quick start: Home screen
The home screen gives you all your latest information
in one place. It's what you see when you turn on the
phone or touch Home
from a menu. It’s basically
like this:
No recent status updates.
Update now!
Status indicators
Flick bar down to see
Touch to open. Touch &
hold to move or delete.
No recent unseen messages
Flick left & right to
open more panels.
Text Mess
Touch to open.
Touch to see
all your apps.
Home screen
Note: Your home screen might look a little different.
You can flick the home screen left and right to see
more panels, seven in all. You’ll have plenty of room for
adding shortcuts, widgets and more.
To add shortcuts to the home screen, open the app
menu, then touch and hold the shortcut you want. It
will be added to the home screen. Or, touch Menu
> Add > Shortcuts.
A widget is small app on the home screen that
typically displays information such as weather, news
and social networking updates. You can add a widget,
such as a clock, music player or a calendar that shows
upcoming appointments. To open a widget, touch it.
To add a widget, touch an empty spot on the home
screen. (You can also touch Menu
> Add >
Motorola widgets or Downloaded widgets.) If your
home screen is full, you won’t see the Add option.
You’ll need to move or delete widgets or shortcuts to
make room.
You can change the size of some widgets. Just touch
and hold the widget. When the widget’s outline turns
white, drag one of the corners to make it the size you
Note: If you install apps from Android Market that
have widgets, touch and hold the home screen, then
select a widget to add to the home screen.
App menu
Quick start: App menu
The app menu shows
you all of your
applications. To open it
from the home screen,
Text Mess
Flick up and down to
see all of your apps. Any
new apps that you download (see page “Android
Market™” on page 32) are added to the app menu.
To close the app menu, touch Home
or Back
Recent apps
Touch and hold Home
to see the last few apps you
used, then touch the app you want. Touch Home
to return to the home screen.
Home screen
To search, touch Search
on the front of the phone,
or press Search
on the keyboard.
Touch here to enter text.
to search by
Icons on the right tell
you about the phone's
Home screen
3 :00
Mary Morgan
Copy revisions
2:50 PM
Jim Somers
Meet me outside the theater...
2:47 PM
New email
[email protected](2)
New voicemail
network (full signal)
GPS active
network (roaming)
Wi-Fi™ active
3G (fastest data)
flight mode
sync active
alarm set
mute call
battery (charging)
speakerphone active
battery (full charge)
Tip: To see today’s date, touch and hold the status bar
at the top of the screen.
Phone status & notifications
The status bar at the
top of the screen
contains icons that tell
you about messages
and phone status. To
view your notifications,
touch the status bar
and drag it down.
Bluetooth™ active
2:45 PM
Social networking
Update your status
my life, your life
After you add a social networking account, you can
update and see your current status in the Social
networking and Social status widgets on your home
Your MOTOBLUR account
The first time you turned on your phone, you
registered for a MOTOBLUR account that manages
your messages, contacts and more (“Set up & go” on
page 4). You can log into this account from a computer
to upload contacts, reset your password, get help or
even locate your phone:
phone with social skills.
Now, the only service that can sync all your friends,
emails, messages and Facebook™, MySpace, Twitter
feeds and happenings with continuous updates and
back-ups, along with the ability to remotely locate and
wipe your phone if it is ever lost or stolen, just got
Introducing the latest MOTOBLUR. MOTOBLUR offers
new features that give you more control, including
customisable filters that let you view your messages
and happenings any way you like, the ability to move
and resize preloaded widgets and new ways to
manage your Battery Life and data consumption.
To update your status, just touch your Social
networking or Social status widget and enter text. If
you have more than one account, you can use the
pull-down menu to limit which accounts are updated. If
you don’t see a Social networking or Social status
widget, flick your home screen left or right to check all
To add a Social networking or Social status widget:
1 Touch and hold an empty spot on your home screen
to open the Add to Home screen menu.
2 Touch Motorola widgets > Social networking or
Social status. The widget appears in the empty spot
and will show your status the next time your phone
updates from the network.
Add accounts
If you skipped setting up a MOTOBLUR account when
you first turned on your phone, you’ll need to set up a
MOTOBLUR account before you can add other
accounts. From your home screen, touch Set up your
Blur account and follow the steps in “Set up & go” on
page 4.
Social networking
Note: You can add your Facebook, MySpace, Twitter
or other accounts to your phone. If you don’t have
accounts, you can visit their websites to set them up.
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Accounts > Add
To sign into your account, use the username or email
address and password that you set up on that account
(the same as on your PC).
When you sign into social networking accounts, you’ll
see your friends and contacts in your Contacts list, and
your status and updates can appear in Social
networking and Social status widgets.
Note: Twitter and MySpace messages will always
appear as “read” on your phone, but your phone
notifies you when you receive a new message.
MySpace marks your messages as “read” online.
View account updates & features
After you add a social networking account, you can see
and respond to friends’ updates with the Social
networking and Social status widgets on your home
screen. If you don’t see one, set one up in “Widgets”
on page 9.
When you touch the Social networking or Social status
widgets to open an update, you can touch the social
network’s icon to open its website.
Note: Your network or other factors might affect the
speed of widget updates.
Edit & delete accounts
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Accounts
For email accounts, see “Messaging” on page 22.
Touch and hold an account, then touch Open account
to edit it or touch Remove account to remove it (along
with its contacts and messages).
Tip: To download updates faster, use “Wi-Fi™” on
page 35.
Note: You can’t delete your MOTOBLUR or Google™
accounts. They are locked when you set them up.
Restore accounts
You can restore accounts by logging into MOTOBLUR
with your MOTOBLUR username and password (see
“Set up & go” on page 4).
Social networking
In-call options
it’s good to talk
Quick start: Calls
Call timer
Kristine Kelley
Mobile (555) 555-7931
Dialling options
Chicago, IL
From the home screen, touch
calls list
Touch to open,
then touch an
entry to call.
Touch to delete
digits you
End call
Going to pottery tonight. Looking
forward to it, it’s been forever...
Add call
End call
Dial pad
Dial pad
Touch to enter
numbers during a call.
Add contact
Enter a phone
number &
touch here to
call it.
During a call:
Voice dial
• To mute a call, touch Mute.
• To use a Bluetooth™ device, touch Bluetooth.
(The device must be turned on and previously
paired—see “Connect new devices” on page 34.)
• To use the speakerphone, touch Speaker.
Note: Using a mobile device or accessory while
driving may cause distraction and may be illegal.
Always obey the laws and drive safely.
Tip: You can touch Home
or Back
to leave the
active call display. To reopen it, touch Home
Dialler, enter a number,
To answer a call, touch
To end a call, touch
End call
or drag
to the right.
to the left.
Note: Your phone includes a proximity sensor. When
you hold the phone to your ear, the display goes dark
to prevent accidental touches. When you move your
phone away from your ear, the display lights up again.
• To send a text message, view a contact or other
options, touch and hold an entry.
To start a conference call, call the first number. After
the call connects, touch Add call. Dial the next number,
or select it from contacts or favourites. When the next
number answers, touch Merge calls.
Dialler > Recent
Find it: Menu
> Settings > About phone > Status
> My phone number
Call forwarding & waiting
Find it: Menu
• To call a number, touch it.
• To send a text message, create a contact, view a
contact or other options, touch and hold an entry.
• To clear the list, touch Menu
Your phone number
You can forward calls all the time, or only when your
phone is busy, unanswered or unreachable (not on the
Recent calls
> Clear list.
> Settings > Call settings > Call
When you’re on a call and a second call comes in, Call
waiting lets you answer it by tapping Answer. You can
turn off Call waiting to send second calls straight to
your voicemail:
Dialler > Recent or Favourites
• To call a number, touch it.
To ignore a call, touch Ignore or drag
Find it:
Find it:
Conference calls
Make, answer & end calls
To make a call, touch
then touch
Frequent calls
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Call settings
> Additional settings > Call waiting
Note: Your mobile device can use GPS and AGPS
signals to help emergency services find you. See "GPS
& AGPS" in your legal and safety information.
Restrict outgoing calls
To restrict your phone so that it can only dial a few
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Call settings > Fixed
dialling number
• To turn fixed dialling on, tap FDN disabled.
• To add or delete the allowed numbers, tap Manage
FDN list.
Emergency calls
Note: Your service provider has programmed one or
more emergency phone numbers into your phone
(such as 000 or 112) that you can call under any
circumstances, even when your phone is locked.
Emergency numbers vary by country. Your
pre-programmed emergency number(s) may not work
in all locations, and sometimes it may not be possible
to place an emergency call due to network,
environmental or interference issues.
Dialler (if your phone is locked, touch
Emergency call).
1 Touch
2 Enter the emergency number.
3 Touch
to call the emergency number.
Call or email contacts
contacts like you’ve never had before
Find it:
Quick start: Contacts
View contact, Call contact, Send text message, Send
email and more, touch and hold the contact.
Find it:
View & use contacts
Contacts: A-Z
All contacts
Arthur Baudo
Touch menu
choose which group to
Barry Smyth
Cheyenne Medina
Christine Fanning
Jim Somers
Kat Bleser
Create contacts
you’ll know what everybody’s up to and when. Every
time you pick up a call, check a message or look up a
friend’s contact information, you’ll not only see their
name and number, but their social network status and
smiling face too.
Find it:
Contacts list
Touch - open.
Touch & hold - call, text &
Drag left/right - views
(History, A-Z, Status).
Kristin Cullen
Tip: To search the list, open your phone, then type a
name. When you flick or drag the list, drag the scroll
bar that appears to move the list faster.
• To find a contact, type the contact name.
Tip: To search the list, open your phone (or touch
and hold Menu
to open a touchscreen keypad),
then type a name. When you flick or drag this list, a
scroll button appears on the right. Drag the scroll
button to move the list faster.
Touch a contact to open its details. While viewing
details, you can start a call or message by touching a
phone number or other info. Flick the screen left or
right to see Social networking updates or History.
Tip: To change which account provides the pictures
for your Contacts, from the home screen touch
Accounts > Menu
> Picture source.
• To change which group of contacts is shown (All,
Facebook and so on), touch the filter name at the
• To change how you view the list of contacts, flick
left or right at the bottom of the screen to select
History (recently used), A-Z (list without status), or
Status (list with status).
Edit or delete contacts
Find it:
Touch the contact, then touch Menu
> Edit or
Link contacts
You might have two Contacts for the same person,
such as a friend with two email addresses. To combine
these two contacts:
Find it:
Create contacts
Contacts > Menu
Where are contacts saved? Your phone saves new
contacts in its memory, your MOTOBLUR account and
other accounts you select: In Contacts,
touch Menu
> More > Settings to choose which
accounts get updated. New contacts won’t be on your
SIM card, but they will download to any new
MOTOBLUR phone when you log into your
MOTOBLUR account.
Synchronise contacts
When you change one of your Contacts, your phone
automatically updates your MOTOBLUR account
online. Also, your phone updates your Contacts and
MOTOBLUR account whenever you change a friend in
your social networking accounts.
So, you don’t have to do anything to synchronise your
Contacts with your other accounts! MOTOBLUR takes
care of it for you.
Touch a contact to open it, then touch Menu
> Link contact and touch the second entry. Your social
networking account remembers this connection.
Find it:
When you’re finished, touch Save.
> Add contact
Find it:
Contacts > Menu
> Display group
You can put your Contacts into groups that you create
(like “friends”, “family” or “work”). You can then find
contacts faster by showing one group at a time.
Slide out the keyboard or touch any entry area to open
the touchscreen keyboard.
Transfer contacts
Get all your contacts, all in one place. Here’s a few
helpful hints:
When you create a MOTOBLUR account, all your
contacts from the online accounts you add (like
Gmail, Facebook etc.) are automatically downloaded
to your phone.
If you already have a MOTOBLUR account, just sign
in on your new Motorola phone and all of your
contacts will be reloaded.
To add an email or social networking account to
MOTOBLUR, see “Add accounts” on page 11.
• Use Gmail
All your Gmail contacts will be automatically synced
to your phone. Various computer applications for
mobile phones and email accounts allow you to
export your contacts as a ".CSV" file. You can then
use Gmail to import the file. For more details, go to or log in to
your Gmail account on your computer and select
• Use a SIM
You can transfer contacts from your old phone to
your new Motorola phone using your SIM card—see
“Transfer contacts using your SIM” on page 18.
• More
There are other methods and tools to help you at
Transfer contacts using your SIM
1 On your old phone, copy all the contacts you want
to your SIM card.
Tip: For Motorola Android phones, touch
Manage SIM card > Export contacts to save your
contacts to your SIM card.
2 Insert your SIM card in your new phone, see
“Assemble & charge” on page 3.
3 Import the contacts from your SIM card,
Contacts, then press Menu
Settings > Import from SIM card.
Link contacts
Text entry
You might have two or more Contacts for the same
person, maybe a Facebook friend who is also stored
on your SIM card, or one friend with two email
addresses. To combine these contacts:
keys when you need them
Find it:
Touch a contact to open it, then press Menu
Link contact and touch the second entry.
You can slide your phone open to use its keyboard, or
you can open a keyboard on your screen by touching a
text field or touching and holding Menu
. To close
the keyboard, touch Back
Different keyboards open for different text entry
screens. For example, this keyboard opens when you
create an email message:
Tornado al
Touch for voice
line feed
Touch to open a keypad for
symbols or numbers.
Voice recognition
To use voice recognition, touch
recipient’s name or voice input.
, then speak the
Text entry
Swype lets you enter words with one continuous
motion. To enter a word, just drag your finger over the
letters in the word.
Text entry
For double
circle the
To select an input method, touch and hold a text entry
area on the screen to open the Edit text menu. Touch
Input method, then touch the method you want:
Input methods
Swype™ text entry
Tip: Speak naturally but clearly. Use the microphone in
a similar way to the speakerphone, so there's no need
to shout or hold the phone close to your mouth.
go above
the keypad.
Typing tips
• To enter apostrophes in common words (like “I’ll”),
drag through the n as though it was an apostrophe.
• To enter several symbols, touch SYM.
Enter alternative characters
From the number
keyboard, touch
Touch again to return
to numbers.
Enter one capital letter
Touch Shift
Enter only capital letters,
until you touch Shift
Touch Shift
twice. Touch again to
revert to lowercase.
Cut or Copy selected text
Touch and hold text,
then touch Cut or
Paste cut or copied text
Touch and hold
location to paste
then touch Paste.
Delete a character (hold to
delete more)
Touch Delete
• To correct a word, double-tap it. Swype shows a
small menu of other word options. Swype might
also show a menu if it can’t guess your word.
• If Swype doesn’t know a word, you can still touch
the letter keys to enter it. Swype remembers, so
next time you can just drag over the letters.
Multi-touch keyboard
Enter text a letter at a time. As you type, your phone
suggests words from your dictionary and chosen
language. Your phone also automatically enters
apostrophes in some words, like "dont". You can also
touch two keys at the same time, such as Shift
with a letter.
To change your text entry settings and see the
dictionary of terms you’ve used, from the home
Text entry
screen, touch Menu
> Settings > Language &
Text input settings
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Language & keyboard
sometimes it’s best to text or IM or email . . .
Quick start: Messaging
Find it:
Messaging > Universal inbox
• To edit your dictionary, touch User dictionary.
• To change the language and the style for your
touchscreen keyboard, touch Select locale.
• To change input method and settings, touch Swype
or Multi-touch keyboard (see “Input methods” on
page 20).
Create message
Universal inbox (3)
Mary Morgan
2:50 PM
Copy revisions
Hi Paul, please take a look at the...
Jim Somers
2:47 PM
Meet me outside the theatre at 8
and don’t forget your ID. Would yo...
Arthur Bando
2:45 PM
Message list
Touch to open a message.
Touch & hold to delete, &
Meeting invitation
Meeting is set for next Thursday at...
Mary Morgan
2:41 PM
Paul, we’re going to need help w...
Touch to select multiple messages to move,
delete and more. Or, touch Menu
> Select
all or Unselect all.
Tip: To see more messages, flick or drag up.
Read & reply to messages
Find it:
Messaging > Universal inbox
Note: Universal inbox shows all of your messages
together—text, email and social networking
messages. To show only one type of message, touch a
message account type instead of Universal inbox.
• To open a text message or social networking
message and all of its replies, touch it.
• To respond to a message, just open it and enter
your response in the text box at the bottom.
To forward a text message, touch and hold a
message in the conversation, then touch Forward
For email, touch
to choose
a reply or forward option.
Tip: Try the Messages widget in “Widgets” on page 9.
Create messages
To send a file in a message, open a new message and
touch Menu
> Insert.
When you receive a message with an attachment,
open the message and touch the file name to
download it. Then, touch the name again to open it.
Some file formats can be converted to HTML for faster
viewing, and your phone will show Get HTML version.
While viewing the attachment, touch it to save it, share
it and more.
Tip: To send and receive large attachments faster, use
a Wi-Fi™ connection in “Wi-Fi™” on page 35.
Set up messaging
• To open options, touch and
hold a message.
Find it:
Send & receive attachments
Choose a message type, such as
Text messaging or Facebook. Then enter the recipient
and message. In text messages and emails, touch
for options like Insert... or Attach files.
To add email accounts, touch
> Add account.
• Corporate sync is for Exchange server work email
accounts. Enter details from your IT administrator.
Tip: You might need to enter your domain name
with your username (like domain/username).
• Email is for most personal email accounts. For
account details, contact the account provider.
Note: While you are using a Wi-Fi network, you cannot
access Yahoo Mail accounts. You can still use your
browser to see these accounts at
To change your settings, touch
> Menu
, then touch:
• Manage accounts to add or remove an account.
• Edit universal inbox to choose which accounts
show messages in the Universal inbox.
• Messaging settings to set the notification for each
account type (along with other preferences, for
Tip: For social network accounts, see “Add accounts”
on page 11.
The first time you turned on your phone (see page 4),
you logged in to your Gmail™ account. You can add
any other email account that you set up.
To add other email accounts to your Messaging widget
and Universal inbox, touch
> Menu
, then touch Manage accounts > Add
account. On the Setup accounts screen, touch Email
and enter your email account information.
Instant messages
To send and receive instant messages, you can use an
instant messaging app or your browser. Your device
comes preloaded with Google Talk™. You can also
download an instant messaging app from the Android
• To download and use an instant messaging app,
Market > Apps
> Communication, then choose an app for your
provider. Once you download the app, you’ll see it in
“App menu” on page 9.
• If you don’t see an app for your IM provider, you can
use your web browser. Touch Home
Browser, then enter your provider’s website.
Once you’re there, follow the link to sign in.
Note: Your IM options will depend on your IM
provider. To browse instant messaging apps from
your computer, go to
Google Talk™
Your phone comes with Google Talk™, so you can
send and receive instant messages. Google Talk lets
you chat with other Google Talk users on phones or on
the web.
Find it:
Touch Menu
to see a list of your Google Talk
friends and send invitations to add new friends. To find
out more visit
When you have a new voicemail,
shows at the top
of your screen. To hear the voicemail,
Dialler, then touch
surf the web with your phone
If you need to change your voicemail number, on the
home screen touch Menu
> Settings > Call
settings > Voicemail settings.
Find it:
Quick start: Browser
1 : 53
Over the air:
Mobile network: , ,
Web address
Touch to enter a URL.
Near me now
Sign in
New window
Touch Menu
browser options.
Note: If you can’t connect, contact your service
Your phone uses the mobile phone network (over the
air) or a Wi-Fi connection to automatically access the
Note: Your service provider may charge you to surf the
web or download data.
To use a wireless network, touch Menu
> Settings
> Wireless & networks. Touch Wi-Fi to turn it on and
touch Wi-Fi settings to search for nearby wireless
networks. Touch a network to connect.
Navigate to previously viewed
More browser options and
Select links
When you touch a link,
source/ - Options
your phone outlines it and
Android Community - Tracking the Android
goes to that page. If you
touch and hold the link,
your phone shows options, like Open in new window
or Bookmark link.
Download apps
See options
To download apps:
Touch Menu
to see browser options:
Warning: Apps downloaded from unknown sources
can include spyware, phishing or viruses that affect
your phone, phone performance and personal data. For
security, download apps only from trusted sites like
1 If you want to download apps from any webpage,
press Menu
> Settings > Applications >
Unknown sources.
2 To launch the browser, touch
See your bookmarks.
3 Find the app you want to download and touch the
download link.
View the browser windows that
are currently open.
Reloads the current page.
Open a new browser window.
New window
Note: Downloaded apps are stored in your phone’s
Manage your downloads
To view files or apps you’ve downloaded, touch
> Browser >
> More > Downloads.
throw away you maps
To clear your download history, press Menu
> Cancel all
Clear list. To cancel, press Menu
Your phone comes with Google Maps Navigation™, a
navigation system with voice guidance that shows you
the way.
Find it:
Turn-by-turn directions. You’ll never wonder where to
3D lane guidance. Preview your route and
destination. You can look around to see landmarks and
Connected navigation. Get live traffic reports and
alerts. Select alternative routes.
Note: Availability may vary by market.
Navigation linked to contacts. Store an address or
location information and you’re two touches away from
seeing it on a map.
For step-by-step instructions, go to
Google Maps™
Set your location sources
Note: Google apps™ are not available with all service
providers. For details, ask your service provider.
Quick start: Maps
Set your phone to determine your location using GPS
satellite signals (highly accurate, but uses battery
power) or using the mobile network (less accurate, but
conserves battery power).
Where am I? What’s around here? Don’t worry—let
Google Maps™ help you explore your surroundings
and find what you’re looking for.
To set your location, touch Menu
> Settings
> Location & security > Use GPS satellites and/or Use
wireless networks.
Find it:
Find your location
E Ontario St
N Rush St
N Wabash Ave
Grand Red
N Clark St
N Dearborn St
Wacker Dr
Note: Don’t forget to set your location sources.
E Ohio St
N Micigan Ave
Ontario St
E Grand Av
Map view
Drag or flick to scroll.
Lake Randolph/
1 Touch Menu
W Lake St
N Micigan Ave
E Randolph
My Location
Join Latitude
> Search.
2 Enter text in the search box, such as an address,
business or city, then touch
St Metra
Touch Menu
Note: The map image you see may be a little different.
The bigger the circle, the less accurate the location.
Find any location
E S WaterSt
E Wacker Pl
M W Lake St M
From the main Map screen, touch Menu
> My
Location. Your location is shown on the map as
Tip: If it’s an address you have visited before, select
from the list shown.
3 Touch the search box to view all the results, then
touch the one you want.
Get directions
Map view
Find your way with turn-by-turn directions. You can
even have them spoken so you can keep your eye on
the road.
Shows a map, complete with names of streets, rivers,
lakes, mountains and borders. This is the default view.
1 Touch Menu
> Directions.
2 Enter a starting point address or touch
and select
My current location, Contacts or Points on map.
3 Enter an end point address or touch
Contacts or Points on map.
and select
4 Select your mode of transport (car, public transport
or walking), then touch Go. Your directions are
shown as a list. To view your directions on a map,
touch Show on map.
5 When you have finished, touch Menu
> Clear map.
> More
Select map mode
Touch Menu
> Layers to select from Traffic,
Satellite, Latitude, or recent searches, viewed
positions or directions.
Touch Menu
> Layers > More layers to select
from My maps, Wikipedia or Transit lines.
Touch Clear map to clear your selections.
Satellite view
Shows map on top of aerial photo.
Traffic view
If available in your area, real-time traffic conditions are
shown on the roads as colour-coded lines.
where are your friends & family?
Join Latitude
Keep track of where your friends and family are on
Google Maps™. Plan to meet up, check that your
parents got home safely or just stay in touch.
Don’t worry, your location is not shared unless you
agree to it. You need to join Latitude, and then invite
your friends to view your location or accept their
invitations. When using Maps (in any mode except in
Street View), touch Menu
> Join Latitude. Read
the privacy policy and if you agree with it, touch Agree
& share.
Add & remove friends
Find it:
Maps > Menu
> Latitude
To add friends:
1 Touch Menu
Hide your location
> Add friends.
2 Touch Select from contacts, then touch a contact.
Or, touch Add via email address, then enter an
email address.
To hide your location from a friend, touch Menu
> Latitude to show your friends list. Touch your
contact name, then touch Menu
> Edit privacy
settings > Hide your location.
3 Touch Add friends.
Turn off Latitude
If your friends already use Latitude, they’ll receive an
email request and a notification. If they have not yet
joined Latitude, they’ll receive an email request that
invites them to sign in to Latitude with their Google
Touch Menu
Touch Menu
To remove friends:
1 Touch Menu
> Latitude to show your friends
list, then touch a friend in your list.
2 Touch Remove this friend.
Share location
When you receive a request to share location details
you can choose to:
• Accept and share back—See your friend’s location,
and your friend can see yours.
• Accept, but hide my location—See your friend's
location, but they can't see yours.
• Don't accept—Location information is not shared
between you and your friend.
> Latitude to show a friends list.
> Edit privacy settings > Turn off
Note: If you don’t have a YouTube account, visit to find out more. To create an
account or sign in, go to “Your account” on page 32.
go and create your own classic
Quick start: YouTube
Find it:
Watch videos
See popular video categories, like Featured, Most
viewed, and Top rated. Touch a category, then touch
Most viewed
Touch a video to play.
Lester Day on...
Lester Day appeared...
1 day ago
gol de cabeza de pante...
Search for videos
Golazo de Juan Pantera dura...
13 hours ago
Find it:
View all Most viewed
05:23 1 day ago
View all
My account
YouTube > Menu
> Search
Most viewed
Enter text, then touch Search. To clear your search
history, touch Menu
> Settings > Clear search
the video to start playing it. To see more video
categories, touch Menu
> Categories. To see a
video in high quality, touch Menu
> Settings
> High quality video.
to show
Share videos
Send someone a link to a video that you are watching.
1 Touch the video to select it.
The YouTube user-generated content website lets you
share videos with YouTube users everywhere. You
don’t need a YouTube account to browse and view
2 Touch menu
> Share.
3 Choose how you want to share—like Bluetooth,
Email, Text messaging and more.
4 Touch Send.
Your account
Apps for all
Log in or create account
get the app you want
Find it:
YouTube > Menu
> My
Find it:
1 To create your YouTube account, touch the “Don’t
have a YouTube account? Touch here to create one”
If you already have a YouTube account, enter your
username and password and touch Sign in.
2 For a new account, enter a username and complete
the fields, then touch I accept.
Upload videos
Find it:
Android Market™
YouTube > Menu
> Upload
1 Touch the video you want to upload. You can change
the video title, description, set access rights and
add tags.
2 Touch Upload.
Get all the fun games and cool apps you want! Android
Market provides access to applications from
developers worldwide, so you can find the app you
want. If you need help or have questions about
Android Market, press Menu
> Help.
Browse & install apps
Tip: Choose your apps and updates carefully, from
trusted sites like
Market, as some may impact your
phone’s performance—see “Choose carefully” on
page 33.
Find it:
Select a category or touch Search
to find the app
you want. Then, touch Install (if app is free) or Buy.
When installing an app, make sure you read the alerts
that tell you what information the app will access. If
you don’t want the app to have access to this
information, cancel the installation.
Manage & restore apps
Find it:
Apps for all
Market > Downloads
There are lots of apps available and many are free. So
you might find that you have downloaded and installed
lots of apps on your phone. That’s fine, but you may
want to uninstall apps that you no longer use.
To uninstall, touch an app in the list and then touch
If you have trouble removing an app, turn off your
phone, then press and hold the S key while you turn
on your phone. Your screen will show Safe mode in the
lower left-hand corner, and you can remove the app.
To restore an app, touch the app in the list—the
Downloads list shows previously installed apps.
• In Market, check the apps’ ratings and comments
before installing. This will help you choose the best
ones for you.
• If you doubt the safety of an app, don't install it.
• Like all apps, downloaded apps will use up memory,
data, battery and processing power—some more
than others. For example, a simple settings widget
will use less than a streaming music player app.
After installing an app, if you're not happy with how
much memory, data, battery or processing power
it's using, uninstall it. You can always install it again
For other app management features, including clearing
app data and cache, press Menu
> Settings >
Applications > Manage applications, then touch an
app in the list.
Choose carefully
Apps are great. There's something for everyone. Play,
communicate, work or just for fun. But remember,
choose your apps carefully. Here's a few tips to help:
• To help prevent spyware, phishing or viruses
affecting your phone or privacy, use apps from
trusted sites, like
Apps for all
Bluetooth™ wireless
Turn Bluetooth power on or off
lose the wires and go wireless
Find it: Menu
> Bluetooth
Quick start: Bluetooth wireless
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Wireless & networks
> Bluetooth settings
> Settings > Wireless & networks
Note: To extend battery life, turn Bluetooth power
off when not in use.
Connect new devices
Bluetooth settings
Note: This feature requires an optional accessory.
Touch to turn on,
off & to scan.
Device name
1 Make sure the device you are pairing with is in
discoverable mode.
Make device discoverable
Note: Refer to the guide that came with the device
for details.
Enhanced stereo
Improved battery life and MP3 audio
quality for supporting devices
Scan for devices
Touch to re-scan.
2 Touch Menu
> Settings > Wireless & networks
> Bluetooth settings.
Touch to connect.
3 Touch Bluetooth to turn on and scan. If Bluetooth
power is already on, touch Scan for devices.
Bluetooth devices
Device name
Pair with this device
Note: Your phone's Bluetooth features and Bluetooth
Class 1 power levels are not allowed for outdoor
operation in France. To avoid unlawful interference
with radio signals, do not use the Bluetooth features in
France unless you are indoors.
Bluetooth™ wireless
To connect with a new device, you need to pair with it.
You only need to do this once for each device—to
connect again, just turn on the device.
4 Touch a device to connect.
5 If necessary, touch OK, or enter the device passkey
(like 0000) to connect to the device. When the
device is connected, the Bluetooth indicator
appears in the status bar.
Note: Using a mobile device or accessory while
driving may cause distraction and may be illegal.
Always obey the laws and drive safely.
Note: The Bluetooth enhanced audio setting is not
recommended for older Bluetooth headsets as it may
not deliver acceptable sound quality.
Quick start: Wi-Fi
Reconnect devices
Note: Your phone's Wi-Fi features and power levels
are not permitted for outdoor operation in France. To
avoid unlawful interference with radio signals, do not
use the Wi-Fi features in France unless you are
To reconnect your phone to a paired device
automatically, simply turn on the device.
To manually reconnect your phone with a paired
device, touch the device name in the Bluetooth
devices list.
Disconnect devices
To disconnect your phone from a paired device
automatically, simply turn off the device.
To manually disconnect your phone from a paired
device, touch the device name in the devices list, then
touch Menu
> Disconnect.
home, office or hotspot
Find it: Menu
> Wi-Fi settings
> Settings > Wireless & networks
Use a wireless network for fast Internet access and to
download data.
Wi-Fi settings
Touch to turn on & scan.
Network notification
Notify me when an open network is
Wi-Fi networks
Edit properties
Your network
Touch Menu
> Settings > Wireless & networks
> Bluetooth settings > Device name. Enter a name
and touch OK.
Add Wi-Fi network
Touch to connect.
Turn Wi-Fi on or off
Find it: Touch Menu
networks > Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi hotspot
> Settings > Wireless &
Note: To extend battery life, turn off Wi-Fi power when
not in use.
Wi-Fi search & connect
To find networks in your range:
1 Touch Menu
> Settings > Wireless & networks
> Wi-Fi settings.
2 Touch Wi-Fi to turn on and scan. If Wi-Fi is already
on, touch Menu
> Scan. Your phone lists the
networks it finds within range.
Tip: To see your phone’s MAC address or other
Wi-Fi details, touch Menu
> Advanced.
3 Touch a network to connect.
4 If necessary, enter Network SSID, Security and
Wireless password, and touch Connect. When your
phone is connected to the network, the wireless
appears in the status bar.
Tip: When you are in range and Wi-Fi is on, you will
automatically reconnect to available networks you’ve
connected to before.
Note: You need to subscribe to the Wi-Fi hotspot
service to use this feature. Contact your service
You can set up your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot to
provide portable, convenient Internet access to other
Wi-Fi enabled devices.
Protect your network, add security to your Wi-Fi
Note: Risks can be associated with connecting to the
public Internet. Your phone allows you to create a 3G
Mobile Hotspot, which may be accessible to
unauthorised users. It is highly recommended that you
use a password and/or other steps to protect your
phone from unauthorised access.
Find it:
3G Mobile Hotspot >
> Advanced > WiFi AP mode
Touch a setting to modify it:
• SSID—Enter a unique name for your hotspot and
touch Next.
• Security—Select the type of security you want and
touch Save: WEP, WPA or WPA2. Enter a unique
password. Other users can access your Wi-Fi
hotspot only if they enter the correct password.
Note: WEP is the weakest option because it is
highly vulnerable to hacking. WPA2 is recommended
by IEEE.
• Channel—Select a channel that minimises potential
interference. You may need to try different channels
after your hotspot has been active for a time.
Touch Save when the settings are complete.
Activate hotspot
Find it:
3G Mobile Hotspot > Tap to start
mobile hotspot service
When your Wi-Fi hotspot is active, other Wi-Fi enabled
devices can connect by entering your hotspot’s SSID,
selecting a Security type and entering the correct
Wireless password.
If you can’t activate the Wi-Fi hotspot:
1 Contact your service provider for the Access Point
Name (APN) settings.
2 Touch Menu
> Settings > Wireless & networks
> Mobile networks > Access point names > service
provider, then enter the settings from your service
3 Touch APN type, then enter dun (all lowercase) and
touch OK.
Digital living
connect and enjoy
Note: Copyright—do you have the right? Always follow
the rules. See "Content copyright" in your legal and
safety information.
Media share
Media share gives you an easy way to share your
media content—photos, videos and tunes—with
friends and family.
Share your media via DLNA devices: The Media
share wizard guides you through the easy setup steps.
Swap photos & videos: Share any photos or videos
on your phone, even the ones you created.
More tunes: Enjoy favourites from your phone playlist
on your sound system at home. Or get music from
your portable music player and add it to your phone’s
music library.
You need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network or
another device:
• Connect to your computer with a USB cable
(see “Connect through a USB cable” on page 52).
• Connect to a Wi-Fi network or use your own Wi-Fi
hotspot (see “Wi-Fi™” on page 35).
Media share will lead you the rest of the way.
Digital living
Your Media share world
Note: If you’re using a Wi-Fi connection, you must
allow access to other devices to download media from
your phone and to share your files. If you want to
access media files on other devices, they must allow
To use Media share, touch
Media share.
Then select the Media share feature you want to use.
• Share media—Allow other devices to access media
files on your phone. Without downloading any
media from your phone, other people can view your
pictures or videos or play your songs on their own
• Sync media—Sync the media files on your phone
with other devices.
• Copy media—Copy a picture from one phone to
• Play media—Select media for playback on another
device in a Wi-Fi network.
Share using DLNA
DLNA lets you expand the ways you can enjoy your
photos and videos on a DLNA Certified computer, TV
or monitor, using your own Wi-Fi network.
Digital living
Make sure your phone is
connected to an active
Wi-Fi network and has
access to a DLNA
Certified device.
1 Touch
2 Touch Play media, Copy
media to server, Copy
media to phone or
Share media. Then
follow the instructions
you see on your phone.
Play media
Copy media
to server
Copy media
to phone
Share media
Tips & tricks
Battery tips
a few handy hints
Your phone is like a small computer, giving you a lot of
information and apps, at 3G speed, with a touch
display! Depending on what you use, that can take a
lot of power.
Return to the home
Touch Home
See recently dialled
> Recent.
Touch Search
Sleep/wake your
Press Power/Lock
Set screen timeout
Touch Menu
> Settings
> Display > Screen timeout.
Show last few apps
Touch and hold Home
Turn sound on/off
Press and hold
> Silent mode.
Turn flight mode
Press and hold
> Flight
To start getting the most out of your battery,
touch Menu
> Settings > Battery manager >
Battery mode. Choose Performance mode for
constant data transfer and battery use, Maximum
battery saver when your battery is low.
Want to extend your battery life? Try these:
• To select a battery profile that suits your phone use,
touch Menu
> Settings > Battery manager.
• To turn off automatic applications sync, touch
> Settings > Data manager > Data
• To turn off Bluetooth power, touch Menu
> Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth.
• To turn off Wi-Fi™, touch Menu
> Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi.
> Settings
Tips & tricks
add your personal touch
Create widgets
1 Find an empty spot on your home screen where you
want to add a widget. You can flick left or right to
open other panels on your home screen.
2 Touch and hold the empty spot until you see the
Add to home screen menu.
3 Touch Motorola widgets or Downloaded widgets.
4 Touch the type of widget. If necessary, enter the
widget settings.
• News: Change the widget name, choose how long it
shows new stories or choose a news source. To
choose a source, touch , then choose preset
Bundles or Channels or choose Custom to enter a
URL for a Webpage or an RSS feed.
• Weather: Change temperature units or add
locations. To add locations, touch , enter a city
and touch Search. When you open the weather
widget, flick left to see other locations you have
To personalise your ringtones:
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Sound > Phone
ringtone or Notification ringtone
Set up widgets
To set your vibrate options:
You can customise some widgets. Touch a widget to
open it, then touch Menu
Find it: Menu
You may already have several useful widgets on your
home screen:
• Messages: Change the widget name or choose how
long it shows new messages. To add email
accounts, “Set up messaging” on page 23.
1 Touch and hold an empty spot on your home screen.
• Music: Set this widget to an artist, album, song,
playlist or just touch Menu
> Party shuffle.
There’s more about “Music” on page 46.
> Settings > Sound > Vibrate
To apply a new wallpaper:
2 Touch Wallpapers.
3 Touch Live Wallpapers, Media gallery or Wallpapers
and choose a wallpaper.
Date & time
• To set volume for media and videos, touch
> Settings > Sound > Volume.
Set date, time, time zone and formats:
• To play tones when using dial pad, touch Menu
> Settings > Sound > Audible touch tones.
• To play sound on a screen selection, touch
> Settings > Sound > Audible selection.
Display settings
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Date & time
Language & region
Set your menu language and region:
Find it: Menu
> Select locale
> Settings > Language & keyboard
• To set display brightness, touch Menu
> Settings > Display > Brightness.
• To set orientation, touch Menu
> Display > Auto-rotate screen.
• To set animation, touch Menu
> Display > Animation.
> Settings
> Settings
Note: Some apps are designed so that your phone
can "animate" them by rotating, fading, moving and
stretching one or more images.
Quick launch shortcuts
You can add shortcuts directly to the home screen by
touching and holding an empty spot on the home
screen, touching Shortcuts and selecting a shortcut.
Photos & videos
Note: Photos are stored on your microSD memory
card. Picture resolution is widescreen or 5MP, unless
you change it.
see it, capture it, share it!
To take the photo, press the Camera key
to lock the focus, then press all the way to take the
Take & share photos
Take that family photo and post it online for everyone
to see.
Find it: Press the Camera key
Tip: You can also touch
Switch to
Photos & videos
• To set the photo as a wallpaper, contact photo or
social network photo, touch Set as.
• To send the photo in a message or post it online,
touch Share. For more info on sharing your photos,
see “Share photos & videos” on page 45.
• To delete the photo, touch Delete.
Tag photos with
your location.
The photo you’ve just taken is shown on the screen.
Touch the photo, then:
Photo capture
Adjust for greater
creative control.
• To upload the photo to the web, touch Quick
Photo options
You can make adjustments to optimise your shot.
Touch a button on the right side of the screen to make
changes (touch the screen to turn on the buttons if
• Scenes—Adjust for better image capture in different
environments: Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Sport and
more. Touch the screen when finished to return to
the viewfinder.
• Effects—Change photo look: Normal, Negative,
Black and white and more.
Note: To get the clearest videos, wipe the lens clean
with a soft, dry cloth before you record a video.
• Flash—Set Flash on, Flash off or Auto flash.
• Switch to—Toggle between photo and camcorder
Camera settings
In the viewfinder, touch Menu
> Settings to open
the camera menu and adjust these settings:
• Picture resolution—Adjust for optimal resolution for
widescreen TV, or different sizes.
Switch to
• Quick upload album—Automatically upload photos
to accounts you select, such as Facebook, MySpace,
Photobucket and more.
Review time—How long your phone displays a new
photo before returning to the viewfinder.
Face detection— Detects a face in the viewfinder
and adjusts image quality accordingly.
Video capture
Adjust for greater
creative control.
To record the video, press the Camera key
the video recording, press the Camera key
. To stop
The video you’ve just taken is shown on the screen.
Touch the video, then:
Record & share videos
Find it:
Tag videos with
your location.
• To send the video in a message or post it online,
touch Share. For more info on sharing your videos,
see “Share photos & videos” on page 45.
• To play the video, touch
• To delete the video, touch Delete.
Photos & videos
Video options
View photos & videos
You can make adjustments to optimise your video.
Touch one of the buttons on the right side of the
viewfinder to make changes (you may need to touch
the screen to make the buttons appear):
Find it:
• Scenes—Adjust for better video capture in different
environments: Auto and Night.
2 folders
All photos
1 photos
• Effects—Change video look: Normal, Negative,
Black and white and more.
• Light—Turn a light on or off to adjust for the lighting
where you are recording.
All videos
3 videos
• Switch to—Toggle between camcorder and camera.
Camcorder settings
In the viewfinder, touch Menu
> Settings to open
the camcorder menu and adjust these settings: Video
Resolution, Review time, Shutter animation and
Touch a folder to display all of its photos or videos.
option for the photos or videos you want to access.
• Camera roll—All of the captured photos and videos
on your phone.
• My tags—Photos and videos grouped by tag.
• Folders—Photos and videos grouped by the folders
where they’re saved.
• All photos—All photos, no groupings.
• All videos—All videos, no groupings.
Note: To see the controls while the video is playing,
touch the display.
Photos & videos
View photos & videos
Tip: Turn the phone sideways for a widescreen view.
The Gallery first displays photos and videos as
thumbnails. Scroll through the thumbnails by flicking
them up or down. Touch a thumbnail to select it for
viewing or playback.
2 Touch and hold a photo or video, then select Quick
upload, Share, Edit, Delete or More (Set as).
Tip: To copy photos to/from a computer, go to “View &
transfer files” on page 51.
When you select a thumbnail, it is enlarged to normal
viewing size. Videos are paused at the beginning.
Touch the play
and pause
buttons on the
screen to control video playback.
Note: To see the buttons while the video is playing,
touch the display.
Share photos & videos
Find it:
To send your photo in a message or post it online:
1 Select an image.
2 Touch and hold a photo or video, then touch Share.
3 Choose how you want to share—like Bluetooth,
Email, Text messaging and more.
Manage photos & videos
Find it:
1 Select an image.
Photos & videos
when music is what you need...
Your music community
Listen to the radio, watch videos, read music news
and more.
Find it:
Connected Music Player
My music
Music videos
Song identification
Music videos. Watch videos from YouTube™,
pre-recorded TV programmes and your own videos.
Community. Find songs, see what people are
listening to all around the world and see what’s hot on
the music charts.
Song identification. Get information about a song
that is playing. Select Tell me what is playing and hold
your phone close to the source of the music.
Note: Recognition will not take place if the music is
from a live concert or a musical performance in which
digital recording is not even.
Configuration data. Some features in Connected
Music Player, such as Music videos and news,
Community, Song identification and Song lyrics,
require data traffic. Set the data mode: Tap
> Settings > Data usage.
Quick start: Music
Touch, touch, play—instant music. Just open your
music library, then select what you want to play.
My music. Listen to your tunes.
Radio. Surf the airwaves for fresh music. There’s
something for everyone. You need a headset for FM
radio. Check out SHOUTcast™ Radio for music from all
generations and types.
Find it:
Music library
• Microsoft™ Windows™ PC or
Apple™ Macintosh™.
Song title
• a USB data cable.
• Memory card. Your music is stored on your memory
card. Your phone supports removable microSD
memory cards up to 32 GB capacity. To make sure
your memory card is installed, go to “Assemble &
charge” on page 3.
Shuffle all songs
Song lyrics...
Tip: To see the available memory on your memory
card, from the home screen, touch Menu
Settings > SD card & phone storage.
What music file formats can I play?
Tip: When a song is playing, you can add it to a playlist
by touching Menu
> More > Add to playlist.
To listen to music during a flight, turn off all your
network and wireless connections: press and hold
> Flight mode.
Set up music
What music transfer tools do I need?
Your phone can play many types of files: MP3, M4A,
Note: Your phone does not support any DRM
protected files.
What headphones can I use?
Your phone has a 3.5 mm headset jack for wired stereo
listening. You can go wireless with Bluetooth™ stereo
headphones or speakers (see “Bluetooth™ wireless”
on page 34).
To put music on your PC and then load it on your
phone, you need:
Get music
Not literally. If you’re new to digital music transfer, this
means transferring music from a music CD to your PC.
1 With a memory card inserted and your phone
showing the home screen, connect a Motorola
micro USB data cable from your phone’s micro USB
port to a USB port on your PC. Your phone should
in the status bar.
To rip a music CD on your PC, you can use Microsoft™
Windows™ Media Player. You can download Windows
Media Player from
Note: Your phone supports Microsoft™ Windows™
XP, Windows Vista™ and Apple™ Macintosh™.
Other operating systems may not be compatible.
Rip a CD
1 On your PC, open Windows Media Player.
2 Insert a music CD into the PC’s CD ROM drive.
Note: Make sure you change the format to MP3 in
“Rip > Format > Rip settings.”
2 Your phone shows a USB connection dialogue.
Touch USB Drive. You can’t use the files on your
memory card while it is connected.
3 On your PC, open Windows Media Player.
3 In the Windows Media Player window, click on the
“Rip” tab.
4 On the “Sync” tab, select “More options.” Under
“Device,” select your phone.
4 Highlight the songs you want to import, and click
“Start rip“.
5 Select “Properties,” check the “Create folder
hierarchy on device” box, and click “OK.”
The songs are imported to the Windows Media Player
6 Drag your music files over to the “Sync list” and
press “Start sync.”
Transfer using Windows Media Player
Transfer using USB
Transfer music files from a PC to your memory card.
To use a USB cable, see “Memory card & file transfer”
on page 51.
Note: Copyright—do you have the right? Always follow
the rules. See “Content copyright” in your legal and
safety information.
Play music
Music player
Music library
Just touch a song or playlist to get going.
Open your music library, then select what you want to
Find it:
g title
Artist and song details
Music > My music
Music library
Touch to list songs or
Song lyrics...
Progress bar
Total song time
Shuffle all songs
Music controls
Touch for Radio, Music
videos, Community or
Song identification.
Your music is stored by artists, albums, songs and
playlists. Touch a category, then touch the song or
playlist you want to play. Touch Shuffle all songs to
randomly play all your songs, or touch Search
look for a song.
Music player controls
Press the side volume keys.
display lyrics
Touch Menu
> More >
Settings > Display lyrics.
send blip
Love this song or hate it?
Let your friends know.
Touch Menu
> Send
add to playlist
Touch Menu
> More >
To add a song to the playlist you're playing,
touch Menu
> More > Add to playlist in the music
> More >
To edit, delete and rename playlists, touch and hold the
playlist in the music library.
Add to playlist.
use as ringtone
Touch Menu
Set as ringtone.
Touch Menu
> More >
Touch Home
to use another app. Your music will
continue to play.
When you see
in the status bar a song is playing,
flick down to see details. Touch the song to return to
the music controls.
FM Radio
Plug in a 3.5 mm headset and surf the airwaves for
fresh music.
Find it:
Hide, wake, turn off
To turn off your music touch
To add a song from the music library to a playlist, touch
and hold the song then touch Add to playlist. Choose
an existing playlist, or touch New playlist to create a
new playlist.
Music > Radio
Memory card & file transfer
copy photos, music and more to your phone
Memory card
Note: You need the memory card installed for some
features on your phone, such as Camera.
When you connect your phone or type the MPP URL
into your computer’s browser, you’ll see the MPP
home screen.
Open your recent activity
(Home), Contacts, Photos,
Settings, File manager or
Open details about your phone’s
network signal, battery or
Delete or share files on your phone
Find it:
Files > Phone files
Touch a file or folder to open, then touch and hold a file
to Delete or Share.
Remove or format your memory card
Note: Do not remove your memory card while your
phone is using it or writing files to it.
Before you remove or format your memory card you
need to unmount it. Touch Menu
> Settings > SD
card & storage > Unmount SD card.
To format your memory card, touch Format SD card.
Warning: All data on your memory card will be
View & transfer files
Your can use Motorola Phone Portal (MPP) to connect
your phone and computer with a cable or a Wi-Fi
Show All recent activity, or only
your SMS (text messages) or
Choose your language.
Note: MPP works best with Internet Explorer 7 or
newer, with JavaScript and cookies enabled.
Memory card & file transfer
Connect through a Wi-Fi network
Note: Most public Wi-Fi networks (like the ones at
coffee shops) don’t let devices connect to each other.
In that case, you need a USB cable connection.
1 Touch
Phone portal.
2 If your phone is
connected to a Wi-Fi
network, it shows an
MPP URL. Use a
computer on the
network to enter the
URL in a browser. It
opens the MPP
home screen!
Connect through a USB cable
Tip: When your phone’s Wi-Fi is on, it automatically
reconnects to nearby networks it has used. To turn
Wi-Fi on or off, touch Menu
> Settings >
Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi.
If your phone is not connected to a Wi-Fi network, it
asks you to connect. Touch OK to open the Wi-Fi
settings screen, then turn on Wi-Fi and touch a
network to connect.
For network passwords, ask other network users or
administrators. For your phone’s MAC address and
Wi-Fi details, touch Menu
> Advanced.
Memory card & file transfer
When your phone is connected ( appears in the
status bar), touch Back
to close the settings.
Soon, MPP shows an URL at the bottom of your
screen. Using a computer on the same Wi-Fi
network, just type the URL into the browser to open
the MPP home screen!
1 Turn on your phone and
computer and connect
them with a USB-to-micro
USB cable.
Your computer might guide
you through installing
Motorola drivers.
2 Once your computer has the correct Motorola
drivers, it opens the MPP home page in your
browser. A Motorola icon
appears in your task
bar, in the lower right of your computer screen.
If you have Motorola Media Link, it will launch
instead of MPP. To use MPP, right-click
in your
task bar, select “when the phone connects, launch”
and choose MPP. Disconnect and reconnect your
phone to launch MPP.
Add calendar events
stay on top of things
From any view, touch Menu
> More > New event.
Enter the event start time and other details. You can
even set a reminder so you don’t forget about the
event. (When you set the reminder time to 0 minutes,
it plays at the event start time.)
Alarm clock
Alarm & timer
To turn on an alarm, touch the
tick box. When an alarm
sounds, drag Dismiss to turn it
off or touch the screen to
When you finish entering event details, touch Save.
To add an alarm, touch
> Add alarm, then
enter alarm details.
Tip: Reminders will play only if you’ve selected a
notification ringtone (see “Ringtones” on page 40).
Manage calendar events
Find it:
To edit an event, touch and hold it, then touch Edit
event. When you’re done, touch Save.
Alarm name
8:30 AM
To enable or disable an alarm,
touch the tick box.
To delete an event, touch and hold it, then
touch Delete event.
Alarm name
9:00 AM
Find it:
To go to today, touch Menu
Tue. Fri
> Today.
Alarm name
Your calendar events can be
viewed in different ways:
Touch Menu
> Agenda,
Day or Week. When you
highlight an event, more
details appear.
Find it:
January 2010
28 29
Your calculator has basic and advanced views. To
change views, touch Menu
> Advanced
panel/Basic panel. To clear history, touch Menu
> Clear history.
stay in control
Wireless manager
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Wireless & networks
Manage all your wireless connections: Wi-Fi™,
Bluetooth™, flight mode & mobile networks
(“Network” on page 54).
Flight mode
Use flight mode to turn all your wireless connections
off—useful when flying. Press Power/Lock
> Flight mode.
• Using your phone:
You may get an automatic notification of an available
update on your phone. Follow the instructions to
download and install.
To manually check for updates, touch Menu
Settings > About phone > System updates.
Your phone downloads any updates over your
mobile network. Remember, these updates can be
quite large (25 MB or more) and may not be
available in all countries. If you don’t have an
unlimited data plan, or mobile network updates are
not available in your country, you can update using a
Note: When you select flight mode, all wireless
services are disabled. You can then turn Wi-Fi and/or
Bluetooth back on, if permitted by your airline. Other
wireless voice and data services (such as calls and text
messages) remain off in flight mode. Emergency calls
to your region's emergency number (e.g. 999) can still
• Using your computer:
Update my phone
You shouldn’t need to change any network settings.
Contact your service provider for help.
Stay up-to-date with the latest software for your
phone. You can check, download and install updates
using your phone or your computer:
On your computer, go to and check the
"Software" links. If an update is available, simply
follow the installation instructions.
Touch Menu
> Settings > Wireless & networks
> Mobile networks to show options for roaming
networks, network selection, operator selection and
access point names.
Note: To make any call, including an emergency call,
the network setting for your phone must be the same
as the local wireless network. For example, in Europe,
set the phone’s network to GSM.
help keep your phone safe
Quick start: Security
Find it: Menu
> Settings > Location & security
Location & security settings
Set up screen lock
Lock screen with a pattern, PIN or password
Select & set up a
screen lock method.
Security lock timer
20 minutes
SIM card lock
Set up SIM card lock
Set SIM card lock & change
Visible passwords
Show password as you type
Touch to see the passwords
you enter.
Device administration
Select device administrators
Add or remove device administrators
You can set a pattern, PIN or password to prevent
unauthorised access to your device.
Screen lock
Forgotten your pattern or passcode?
Note: You can make emergency calls on a locked
phone (“Contacts” on page 16). A locked phone still
rings, but you need to unlock it to answer.
In the password unlock screen, from the home
screen, touch Menu
> Forgot passcode? to unlock
your phone with your MOTOBLUR email address and
MOTOBLUR password, or follow the onscreen
Lock the screen in the following ways:
• Press Power/Lock
• Let the screen time out (don’t press anything).
• Switch the power off.
To unlock the screen, press Power/Lock
to the right.
. Then drag
Lock pattern
To set the lock pattern, touch Menu
> Settings
> Location & security > Set up screen lock > Pattern.
Follow the instructions to draw your lock pattern.
When prompted, draw the pattern to unlock the
Passcode lock
To set the passcode, touch Menu
> Settings
> Location & security > Set up screen lock
> Password.
Enter password, then confirm it.
When prompted, enter the password to unlock the
In the pattern unlock screen, after you enter an
incorrect pattern five times, you can touch Forgot
passcode? to unlock your phone with your MOTOBLUR
email address and MOTOBLUR password.
Lock your SIM
Enable SIM PIN
To lock your SIM (the next time you power up the
phone you will need to enter your SIM PIN), from the
home screen, touch Menu
> Settings > Location &
security > Set up SIM card lock > Lock SIM card. Enter
your SIM PIN code.
Caution: If you enter an incorrect PIN code three
times, your phone locks your SIM card and asks for
your PIN unlock code. Contact your service provider.
Change SIM PIN
From the home screen, touch Menu
> Settings >
Location & security > Set up SIM card lock > Change
PUK code
To unlock your SIM PIN, you need to enter your PIN
unlock code (PUK code) when prompted.
2 On the phone profile page, follow the link to locate
your phone.
MOTOBLUR locates your phone using GPS and
AGPS (see “GPS & AGPS” on page 63).
Note: Your PUK code is supplied by your service
Remote clear
To wipe your phone data:
To reset your phone to factory settings and erase all
the data on your phone, touch Menu
> Settings >
Privacy > Factory data reset > Reset phone.
1 Log into your MOTOBLUR account:
Warning: All downloaded apps and user data on your
phone will be deleted. Data on your memory card will
not be deleted.
Lost, stolen, broken, cleared
Don't you just hate it when your life is on your phone
and it all goes wrong? Lose it, break it, reset it, or even
worse—stolen! Relax, MOTOBLUR can help find your
phone, clear it (if you need to) and best of all, restore
all your stuff.
Track your phone
To locate your phone:
1 Log into your MOTOBLUR account:
2 On the phone profile page, follow the link to delete
Warning: All downloaded apps and user data on
your phone will be deleted. Data on your memory
card will not be deleted.
Restore your phone
If you lose your phone don’t worry, your contacts are
backed-up on MOTOBLUR.
If you get your next MOTOBLUR product, just log into
your existing MOTOBLUR account on your phone to
recover all your stuff automatically.
To recover your Android Market apps, see “Manage &
restore apps” on page 32.
we’re here to help
Crash recovery
In the unlikely event that your phone stops responding
to touches and key presses, try a quick reset. Remove
the back cover and battery (“Assemble & charge” on
page 3), then replace them and switch your phone on
as usual.
Safety, regulatory & legal
Battery use & safety
Important: Handle and store batteries properly to avoid injury or damage.
Most battery issues arise from improper handling of batteries, and particularly from
the continued use of damaged batteries.
• Don't disassemble, crush, puncture, shred or otherwise attempt to
change the form of your battery.
• Don’t let the mobile device or battery come into contact with water.*
Water can get into the mobile device’s circuits, leading to corrosion. If the mobile
device and/or battery get wet, get them checked by your service provider or
contact Motorola, even if they appear to be working properly.*
• Don't allow the battery to touch metal objects. If metal objects, such as
jewellery, stay in prolonged contact with the battery contact points, the battery
could become very hot.
• Don’t place your mobile device or battery near a heat source.* Excessive
heat can damage the mobile device or the battery. High temperatures can cause
the battery to swell, leak or malfunction. Therefore:
• Don’t dry a wet or damp battery with an appliance or heat source, such as
a hair dryer or microwave oven.
• Do avoid leaving your mobile device in your car in high temperatures.*
• Do avoid dropping the battery or mobile device.* Dropping these items,
especially on a hard surface, can potentially cause damage.*
• Do contact your service provider or Motorola if your mobile device or
battery has been damaged by being dropped or by high temperatures.
* Note: Always make sure that the battery compartment is closed and secure to
avoid direct exposure of the battery to any of these conditions.
Important: Use Motorola Original products for quality assurance and
safeguards. To aid consumers in identifying authentic Motorola batteries from
non-original or counterfeit batteries (that may not have adequate safety protection),
Battery use & safety
Motorola provides holograms on its batteries. Consumers should confirm that any
battery they purchase has a "Motorola original" hologram.
Motorola recommends that you always use Motorola-branded batteries
and chargers. Motorola mobile devices are designed to work with Motorola
batteries. If you see a message on your display such as Invalid battery or
Unable to charge, take the following steps:
• Remove the battery and inspect it to confirm that it has a "Motorola Original"
• If there is no hologram, the battery is not a Motorola battery;
• If there is a hologram, replace the battery and try charging it again;
• If the message remains, contact a Motorola authorised service centre.
Important: Motorola’s warranty does not cover damage to the mobile device caused
by non-Motorola batteries and/or chargers.
Warning: Use of a non-Motorola battery or charger may present a risk of fire,
explosion, leakage or other hazard.
Proper and safe battery disposal and recycling: Proper battery disposal is not
only important for safety, it also benefits the environment. Consumers may recycle
their used batteries in many retail or service provider locations. Additional
information on proper disposal and recycling may be found on the web:
Disposal: Promptly dispose of used batteries in accordance with local
regulations. Contact your local recycling centre or national recycling
organisations for more information on how to dispose of batteries.
Warning: Never dispose of batteries in a fire because they may explode.
Battery charging
Notes for charging your product’s battery:
• When charging your battery, keep it near room temperature. Never expose
batteries to temperatures below 0°C (32°F) or above 45°C (113°F) when charging.
• New batteries are not fully charged.
• New batteries or batteries stored for a long time may take more time to charge.
• Motorola batteries and charging systems have circuitry that protects the battery
from damage from overcharging.
Battery charging
Driving precautions
Responsible and safe driving is your primary responsibility when behind the wheel
of a vehicle. Using a mobile device or accessory for a call or other application while
driving may cause distraction. Using a mobile device or accessory may be prohibited
or restricted in certain areas, always obey the laws and regulations on the use of
these products.
While driving, NEVER:
• Type or read texts.
• Enter or review written data.
• Surf the web.
• Input navigation information.
• Perform any other functions that divert your attention from driving.
While driving, ALWAYS:
• Keep your eyes on the road.
• Use a hands-free device if available or required by law in your area.
• Enter destination information into a navigation device before driving.
• Use voice activated features (such as voice dial) and speaking features (such as
audible directions), if available.
• Obey all local laws and regulations for the use of mobile devices and accessories
in the vehicle.
• End your call or other task if you cannot concentrate on driving.
Remember to follow the "Smart practices while driving" in this guide and at (in English only).
Some people may be susceptible to epileptic seizures or blackouts when exposed to
flashing lights, such as when playing videos or games. These may occur even if a
person has never had a previous seizure or blackout.
If you have experienced seizures or blackouts, or if you have a family history of such
occurrences, please consult your doctor before playing videos or games or enabling
a flashing-lights feature (if available) on your mobile device.
Discontinue use and consult a doctor if any of the following symptoms occur:
convulsion, eye or muscle twitching, loss of awareness, involuntary movements or
disorientation. It is always a good idea to hold the screen away from your eyes,
leave the lights on in the room, take a 15-minute break every hour and stop use if
you are tired.
Caution about high volume usage
Warning: Exposure to loud noise from any source for extended
periods of time may affect your hearing. The louder the volume sound
level, the less time is required before your hearing could be affected.
To protect your hearing:
• Limit the amount of time you use headsets or headphones at high volume.
• Avoid turning up the volume to block out noisy surroundings.
• Turn the volume down if you can't hear people speaking near you.
If you experience hearing discomfort, including the sensation of pressure or fullness
in your ears, ringing in your ears or muffled speech, you should stop listening to the
device through your headset or headphones and have your hearing checked.
For more information about hearing, see our website at (in English
Repetitive motion
When you repetitively perform actions such as pressing keys or entering
finger-written characters, you may experience occasional discomfort in your hands,
arms, shoulders, neck or other parts of your body. If you continue to have discomfort
during or after such use, stop use and see a doctor.
Small children
Keep your mobile device and its accessories away from small children.
These products are not toys and may be hazardous to small children. For example:
• A choking hazard may exist for small, detachable parts.
• Improper use could result in loud sounds, possibly causing hearing injury.
• Improperly handled batteries could overheat and cause a burn.
Glass parts
Some parts of your mobile device may be made of glass. This glass could break if
the product is dropped on a hard surface or receives a substantial impact. If glass
breaks, do not touch or attempt to remove. Stop using your mobile device until the
glass is replaced by a qualified service centre.
Operational warnings
Do not dispose of your battery or mobile device with your
household waste. See “Recycling” for more information.
For indoor use only.
Obey all posted signs when using mobile devices in public areas.
Potentially explosive atmospheres
Areas with potentially explosive atmospheres are often, but not always, posted and
can include fuelling areas, such as below decks on boats, fuel or chemical transfer
or storage facilities or areas where the air contains chemicals or particles, such as
grain dust or metal powders.
When you are in such an area, turn off your mobile device and do not remove,
install or charge batteries. In such areas, sparks can occur and cause an explosion
*or fire.
Symbol key
Your battery, charger or mobile device may contain symbols, defined as follows:
Important safety information follows.
Do not dispose of your battery or mobile device in a fire.
Your battery or mobile device may require recycling in
accordance with local laws. Contact your local regulatory
authorities for more information.
Listening at full volume to music or voice through a headset may
damage your hearing.
Radio frequency (RF) energy
Exposure to RF energy
Your mobile device contains a transmitter and receiver. When it is ON, it receives
and transmits RF energy. When you communicate using your mobile device, the
system handling your call controls the power level at which your mobile device
Your mobile device is designed to comply with local regulatory requirements in your
country concerning exposure of human beings to RF energy.
RF energy operational precautions
For optimal mobile device performance, and to be sure that human exposure to RF
energy does not exceed the guidelines set forth in the relevant standards, always
follow these instructions and precautions:
• When placing or receiving a phone call, hold your mobile device just like you
would a landline phone.
• If you wear the mobile device on your body, always place the mobile device in a
Motorola-supplied or approved clip, holder, holster, case or body harness. If you
do not use a body-worn accessory supplied or approved by Motorola, keep the
mobile device and its antenna at least 2.5 centimetres (1 inch) from your body
when transmitting.
• Using accessories not supplied or approved by Motorola may cause your mobile
device to exceed RF energy exposure guidelines. For a list of Motorola-supplied
or approved accessories, visit our website at:
Specific absorption rate (ICNIRP)
RF energy interference/compatibility
Your mobile device is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed not to exceed
the limits for exposure to radio waves recommended by international guidelines.
These guidelines were developed by the independent scientific organisation ICNIRP
and include safety margins designed to assure the protection of all persons,
regardless of age and health, and to account for any variations in measurements.
The guidelines use a unit of measurement known as the specific absorption rate (SAR).
The ICNIRP SAR limit for mobile devices used by the general public is 2 watts per
kilogram (W/kg), and the highest SAR value for this mobile device when tested at the
ear is 0,64 W/kg. As mobile devices offer a range of functions, they can be used in
other positions, such as on the body as described in this guide. In this case, the
highest tested SAR value is 0,72 W/kg. The tests are carried out in accordance with
international guidelines for testing. The SAR information includes the Motorola testing
protocol, assessment procedure and measurement uncertainty range for this product.
As SAR is measured utilising the mobile device's highest transmitting power, the
actual SAR of this mobile device while operating is typically below that indicated
above. This is due to automatic changes to the power level of the mobile device to
ensure it only uses the minimum level required to reach the network.
While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various mobile devices
and at various positions, they meet the governmental requirements for safe
exposure. Please note that improvements to this product model could cause
differences in the SAR value for later products; in all cases, products are designed to
be within the guidelines.
The World Health Organisation has stated that present scientific information does
not indicate the need for any special precautions for the use of mobile devices. They
note that if you want to reduce your exposure, then you can do so by limiting the
length of calls or using a hands-free device to keep the mobile device away from the
head and body.
Additional Information can be found on the websites of the World Health
Organisation ( or Motorola Mobility, Inc.
Nearly every electronic device is subject to RF energy interference from external
sources if inadequately shielded, designed or otherwise configured for RF energy
compatibility. In some circumstances, your mobile device may cause interference
with other devices.
Follow instructions to avoid interference problems
Turn off your mobile device in any location where posted notices instruct you to do
In an aircraft, turn off your mobile device whenever instructed to do so by airline
staff. If your mobile device offers a flight mode or similar feature, consult airline
staff about using it in-flight.
Implantable medical devices
If you have an implantable medical device, such as a pacemaker or defibrillator,
consult your doctor before using this mobile device.
Persons with implantable medical devices should observe the following precautions:
• ALWAYS keep the mobile device more than 20 centimetres (8 inches) from the
implantable medical device when the mobile device is turned ON.
• DO NOT carry the mobile device in the breast pocket.
• Use the ear opposite the implantable medical device to minimise the potential
for interference.
• Turn OFF the mobile device immediately if you have any reason to suspect that
interference is taking place.
Read and follow the directions from the manufacturer of your implantable medical
device. If you have any questions about using your mobile device with your
implantable medical device, consult your health care provider.
Your model wireless phone meets international
guidelines for exposure to radio waves.
Information from the World Health
“Present scientific information does not indicate the need for any special
precautions for the use of mobile phones. If you are concerned, you may want to
limit your own or your children’s RF exposure by limiting the length of calls or by
using hands-free devices to keep mobile phones away from your head and body.”
Source: WHO fact sheet 193
Further information:
WHO information
European Union directives conformance
EU conformance
[Only indoor use allowed in France
for Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi]
Hereby, Motorola declares that this product is in compliance with:
• The essential requirements and other relevant provisions of directive 1999/5/EC
• All other relevant EU directives
The above gives an example of a typical product approval number.
You can view your product's Declaration of Conformity (DoC) to Directive 1999/5/EC
(to R&TTE Directive) at To find your DoC, enter the
product approval number from your product's label in the "Search" bar on the
FCC notice to users
The following statement applies to all products that have received FCC
approval. Applicable products bear the FCC logo and/or an FCC ID in the
format FCC ID:xxxxxx on the product label.
Motorola has not approved any changes or modifications to this device by the user.
Any changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment. See 47 CFR Sec. 15.21.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation. See 47 CFR Sec. 15.19(3).
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Re-orient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC notice
Your mobile device can use Global Positioning System (GPS) signals for
location-based applications. GPS uses satellites controlled by the U.S. government
that are subject to changes implemented in accordance with the Department of
Defense policy and the Federal Radio Navigation Plan. These changes may affect
the performance of location technology on your mobile device.
Your mobile device can also use Assisted Global Positioning System (AGPS), which
obtains information from the mobile network to improve GPS performance. AGPS
uses your wireless service provider's network and therefore airtime, data charges
and/or additional charges may apply in accordance with your service plan. Contact
your wireless service provider for details.
confirm that the navigational instructions are consistent with what you see. All
drivers should pay attention to road conditions, closures, traffic and all other factors
that may impact driving. Always obey posted road signs.
Smart practices while driving
Driving safety
Your location
Location-based information includes information that can be used to determine the
approximate location of a mobile device. Mobile devices that are connected to a
wireless network transmit location-based information. Devices enabled with GPS or
AGPS technology also transmit location-based information. Additionally, if you use
applications that require location-based information (e.g. driving directions), such
applications transmit location-based information. This location-based information
may be shared with third parties, including your wireless service provider,
applications providers, Motorola and other third parties providing services.
Emergency calls
When you make an emergency call, the mobile network may activate the AGPS
technology in your mobile device to tell the emergency responders your approximate
AGPS has limitations and might not work in your area. Therefore:
• Always tell the emergency responder your location to the best of your ability; and
• Remain on the phone for as long as the emergency responder instructs you.
Performance tips
• Go outside and away from underground locations, covered vehicles, structures
with metal or concrete roofs, tall buildings and foliage. Indoor performance might
improve if you move closer to windows, but some window sun shielding films
can block satellite signals.
• Move away from radios, entertainment equipment and other electronic devices.
When using navigation features, note that mapping information, directions and
other navigational data may contain inaccurate or incomplete data. In some
countries, complete information may not be available. Therefore, you should visually
Check the laws and regulations on the use of mobile devices and their
accessories in the areas where you drive. Always obey them. The use
of these devices may be prohibited or restricted in certain areas—
for example, hands-free use only may be required. Go to (in English only) for more information.
Your mobile device lets you communicate by voice and data, almost anywhere,
anytime, wherever wireless service is available and safe conditions allow. When
driving a car, driving is your first responsibility. If you choose to use your mobile
device while driving, remember the following tips:
• Get to know your Motorola mobile device and its features such as speed
dial, redial and voice dial. If available, these features help you to place your
call without taking your attention off the road.
• When available, use a hands-free device. If possible, add an additional
layer of convenience to your mobile device with one of the many
Motorola original hands-free accessories available today.
• Position your mobile device within easy reach. Be able to access your
mobile device without removing your eyes from the road. If you receive an
incoming call at an inconvenient time, if possible, let your voicemail answer it for
• Let the person you are speaking to know you are driving; if necessary,
suspend the call in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions. Rain,
sleet, snow, ice and even heavy traffic can be hazardous.
• Do not take notes or look up phone numbers while driving. Jotting down a
“to do” list or going through your address book takes attention away from your
primary responsibility—driving safely.
• Dial sensibly and assess the traffic; if possible, place calls when your
car is not moving or before pulling into traffic. If you must make a call while
moving, dial only a few numbers, check the road and your mirrors, then continue.
• Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations that may be
distracting. Make people you are talking to aware you are driving and suspend
conversations that can divert your attention away from the road.
• Use your mobile device to call for help. Dial 000 or another local emergency
number in the case of fire, traffic accident or medical emergencies (wherever
wireless phone service is available).
• Use your mobile device to help others in emergencies. If you see a road
accident, crime in progress or other serious emergency where lives are in danger,
call 000 or another local emergency number (wherever wireless phone service is
available), as you would want others to do for you.
• Call roadside assistance or a special non-emergency wireless
assistance number when necessary. If you see a broken-down vehicle
posing no serious hazard, a broken traffic signal, a minor traffic accident where
no one appears injured or a vehicle you know to be stolen, call roadside
assistance or another special non-emergency wireless number (wherever
wireless phone service is available).
Privacy & data security
Motorola understands that privacy and data security are important to everyone.
Given that some features of your mobile device may affect your privacy or data
security, please follow these recommendations to enhance protection of your
• Monitor access—Keep your mobile device with you and do not leave it where
others may have unmonitored access. Lock your device’s keypad where this
feature is available.
• Keep software up to date—If Motorola or a software/application vendor
releases a patch or software fix for your mobile device that updates the device’s
security, install it as soon as possible.
• Secure personal information—Your mobile device can store personal
information in various locations including your SIM card, memory card and phone
memory. Be sure to remove or clear all personal information before you recycle,
return or give away your device. You can also back up your personal data to
transfer to a new device.
Privacy & data security
Note: For information on how to back up or wipe data from your mobile device,
go to
• Online accounts—Some mobile devices provide a Motorola online account
(such as MOTOBLUR). Go to your account for information on how to manage the
account and how to use security features such as remote wipe and device
location (where available).
• Applications—Install third party applications from trusted sources only.
Applications can have access to private information such as call data, location
details and network resources.
• Location-based information—Location-based information includes
information that can be used to determine the approximate location of a mobile
device. Mobile phones that are connected to a wireless network transmit
location-based information. Devices enabled with GPS or AGPS technology also
transmit location-based information. Additionally, if you use applications that
require location-based information (e.g. driving directions), such applications
transmit location-based information. This location-based information may be
shared with third parties, including your wireless service provider, applications
providers, Motorola and other third parties providing services.
• Other information your device may transmit—Your device may also transmit
testing and other diagnostic (including location-based) information, and other
non-personal information to Motorola or other third-party servers. This
information is used to help improve products and services offered by Motorola.
If you have further questions regarding how the use of your mobile device may
impact your privacy or data security, please contact Motorola at
[email protected], or contact your service provider.
Use & care
To care for your Motorola phone, please observe the following:
Use & care
Don’t expose your mobile device to water, rain, extreme humidity,
sweat or other liquids. If it does get wet, don’t try to accelerate drying
with the use of an oven or dryer, as this may damage the phone.
extreme heat or cold
Avoid temperatures below 0°C/32°F or above 45°C/113°F.
Don’t try to dry your phone in a microwave oven.
dust and dirt
Don't expose your phone to dust, dirt, sand, food or other inappropriate
cleaning solutions
To clean your phone, use only a dry soft cloth. Do not use alcohol or
other cleaning solutions.
shock and vibration
Don’t drop your phone.
To help protect your mobile device, always make sure that the battery
compartment and any connector covers are closed and secure.
Mobile devices & accessories
Please do not dispose of mobile devices or electrical accessories (such as chargers,
headsets or batteries) with your household waste or in a fire. These items should be
disposed of in accordance with the national collection and recycling schemes
operated by your local or regional authority. Alternatively, you may return unwanted
mobile devices and electrical accessories to any Motorola approved service centre
in your region. Details of Motorola approved national recycling schemes and further
information on Motorola recycling activities can be found at:
Packaging & product guides
Product packaging and product guides should only be disposed of in accordance with
national collection and recycling requirements. Please contact your regional
authorities for more details.
Software copyright notice
Motorola products may include copyrighted Motorola and third-party software
stored in semiconductor memories or other media. Laws in the United States and
other countries preserve for Motorola and third-party software providers certain
exclusive rights for copyrighted software, such as the exclusive rights to distribute
or reproduce the copyrighted software. Accordingly, any copyrighted software
contained in Motorola products may not be modified, reverse-engineered,
distributed or reproduced in any manner to the extent allowed by law. Furthermore,
the purchase of Motorola products shall not be deemed to grant, either directly or by
implication or estoppel or otherwise, any licence under the copyrights, patents or
patent applications of Motorola or any third-party software provider, except for the
normal, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use that arises by operation of law in
the sale of a product.
Software copyright notice
Content copyright
Copyright & trademarks
The unauthorised copying of copyrighted materials is contrary to the provisions of
the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. This device is intended
solely for copying non-copyrighted materials, materials in which you own the
copyright or materials which you are authorised or legally permitted to copy. If you
are uncertain about your right to copy any material, please contact your legal
Certain features, services and applications are network dependent and may not be
available in all areas; additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply.
Contact your service provider for details.
All features, functionality and other product specifications, as well as the
information contained in this guide, are based upon the latest available information
and believed to be accurate at the time of printing. Motorola reserves the right to
change or modify any information or specifications without notice or obligation.
MOTOROLA, the Stylised M Logo, MOTOBLUR and the MOTOBLUR logo are
trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC. The
Bluetooth trademarks are owned by their proprietor and used by Motorola Mobility,
Inc. under licence.
is a Certification Mark of the Wireless Fidelity Alliance, Inc.
Java and all other Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Google, the Google logo,
Google Maps, Google Maps Navigation, Gmail, Google Talk, YouTube, Picasa,
Android and Android Market are trademarks of Google, Inc. Facebook is a registered
trademark of Facebook, Inc. DLNA, the DLNA logo and DLNA CERTIFIED are
trademarks, service marks or certification marks of the Digital Living Network
Alliance. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Me and Windows Vista are registered
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. All
rights reserved. All other product or service names are the property of their
respective owners.
© 2010 Motorola Mobility, Inc. All rights reserved.
Caution: Changes or modifications made in the radio phone, not expressly approved
by Motorola, will void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
Manual Number: 68014412001
Content copyright
Open source software information
For instructions on how to obtain a copy of any source code being made publicly
available by Motorola related to software used in this Motorola mobile device, you
may send your request in writing to the address below. Please make sure that the
request includes the model number and the software version number.
OSS Management
600 North US Hwy 45
Libertyville, IL 60048
The Motorola website also contains information
regarding Motorola's use of open source.
Motorola has created the website to serve as a
portal for interaction with the software community-at-large.
To view additional information regarding licences, acknowledgments and required
copyright notices for open source packages used in this Motorola mobile device,
please press Menu
> Settings > About phone
> Legal information > Open source licences. In addition, this
Motorola device may include self-contained applications that present supplemental
notices for open source packages used in those applications.
OSS information
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