Danger T-Mobile Sidekick Owner`s manual

Danger T-Mobile Sidekick Owner`s manual
T-Mobile Sidekick Owner’s Manual
Release 1.1
October 21, 2003
Copyright © 2002-2003. Danger, Inc. All rights reserved.
Confidential material of Danger, Inc., 124 University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301
May not be duplicated or copied without the prior written consent of Danger, Inc.
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1. Device Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Parts of Your T-Mobile Sidekick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Device Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wireless Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sound Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Control Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Terminology Used in This Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Headset/Camera Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Infrared Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
USB Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Typing and Navigating in Text Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Carrying Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Use Your Device Safely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
FCC Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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2. About Your SIM Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
What Is a SIM Card? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Exactly What Information Is on My Device SIM? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
My SIM Card Came Locked! How Do I Unlock It? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Can I Remove My SIM? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
How Do I Handle My SIM? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
What Happens If I Lose My SIM? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
What Happens If I Put A Different SIM in My Device? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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3. Customizing Your Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Settings Screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
System Info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
AutoText . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Battery & Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Date & Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Jump Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Key Guard & Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sound Profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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4. The Jump Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About the Jump Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
How to Find the Jump Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Application Splash Screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
How to Select an Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Jump Screen Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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5. Browsing the Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Browser Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Status Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Navigation/View Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Go To a Web Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Go to Your Home Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Search the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Use Bookmarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
See Recently-Viewed Web Pages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View Page Info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Refresh a Web Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Stop a Web Page from Loading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Web Browser Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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6. Making Phone Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Phone Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Title Bar Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Manage Your Speed Dial List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Headset or Handset? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adjusting Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Place a Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Features While on a Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Answer a Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
End a Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Your Call Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Listen to Voice Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Phone Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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7. Instant Messaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Instant Messaging Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Add a Screen Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sign On . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sign Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Switch Screen Names . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Remove Existing Screen Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Buddy List Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Manage Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Manage Buddies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
IM Conversations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
:) Smileys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Set an Away Message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Instant Messaging Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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8. Email Messaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Email Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Browse Email Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Status Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
View Your Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Move Messages to Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Send Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Add Email Senders to the Address Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Add Email Recipients to the Address Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Discard Email Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Send a Photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
Manage Email Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
Manage Your Email Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
Email Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
Space Limitations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
9. Phone Messaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Phone Messages Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Browse Messages Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Status Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View Text Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sort Text Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Send Text Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Add Text Message Senders to the Address Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Call Back Sender of a Message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Retrieve Messages from the Trash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Phone Messages Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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10. Keeping Contacts in the Address Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Address Book Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
How Much Information Can I Store? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Browse Contacts Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
T-Mobile Contact Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View Contacts by Category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sort Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Create a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Edit a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard/Retrieve a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Contact a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Find a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Empty the Address Book Trash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Address Book Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Calendar Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Create an Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Edit an Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard an Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Ways to View Your Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Upcoming View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Day View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Week View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Month View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Year View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Trash View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Go To a Specific Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Calendar Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Camera Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Insert the Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About Capture Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Take a Photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View Your Photo Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Email Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Change the Name of a Photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sort Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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13. Keeping To Do Lists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
To Do Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Browse Tasks Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Task Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sort Tasks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Task Details Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Create a New Task . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Edit a Task . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mark a Task Completed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard a Task . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Manage Your To Do Trash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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14. Keeping Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Notes Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View Your Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sort Your Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Add a Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Edit a Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard a Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Manage Your Notes Trash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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15. Playing Rock & Rocket. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Rock & Rocket Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Object . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
What Happens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Scoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Hints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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16. Playing UI Evolution Arcade Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Arcade Splash Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bubbles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Code Monkey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Shuffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Lab Ratz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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17. The Catalog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Catalog Splash Screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Icon Legend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Purchase Limits - Slots and Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Browse the Catalog Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The Item Details Screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Purchase an Item . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Application Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Assign Ringtones to Application Alerts and Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View Your Purchases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Reorder Downloaded Applications on the Jump Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard Purchased Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Jump Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
More About the Desktop Interface Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Signing Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Opening Email on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Your Inbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View Your Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Send a New Message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Attach Photos and Files to a Message . . . . . . . . . . .
Web Email Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Collect Mail from an External Account . . . . . . . . . . .
Move Messages to Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard Email Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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20. Using Address Book on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Opening Address Book on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Browse Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
How Many Contacts Can I Store? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Browse Contacts Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Address Book Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Add a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Edit a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard/Retrieve a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Import Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Communicate with a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Empty the Trash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Opening Calendar on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View an Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Add an Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Edit an Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard an Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Manage Your Trash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Import Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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22. Camera Gallery on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Opening Camera Gallery on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sort Your Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Full-Screen Photo View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Rename Your Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard a Photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Attach Photo(s) to an Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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23. Keeping a To Do List on the Web. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Opening To Do on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About To Do Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Browse Tasks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Add a New Task . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Edit a Task . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mark a Task as Complete . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Discard a Task . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235
Discard Completed Tasks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235
Manage Trash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235
24. Keeping Notes on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Opening Notes on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Browse Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Add a Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Edit a Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Discard a Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Manage Your Trash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Opening Settings on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Account Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
System Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Read the topics in this chapter to get a quick understanding of how your device operates:
• Parts of Your T-Mobile Sidekick on page
10
• Device Display on page 10
• Wireless Options on page 14
• Sound Controls on page 15
• Keyboard on page 15
• Control Buttons on page 16
• Wheel on page 19
• Terminology Used in This Manual on page
19
•
•
•
•
•
Headset/Camera Jack on page 22
The Battery on page 22
Infrared Port on page 24
USB Port on page 24
Typing and Navigating in Text Fields on
page 24
• Using the Carrying Case on page 27
• Use Your Device Safely on page 27
• FCC Compliance on page 28
Parts of Your T-Mobile Sidekick
The illustration below identifies the basic parts of your device.
Each part is described in more detail in the topics below.
Device Display
Your device comes with a swivel display lid that covers the keyboard in the closed position. Even when closed,
the LCD faces up and the control buttons are exposed, so you can use your device. When you open the display
lid (by rotating it clockwise), the display automatically flips 180-degrees. Read more details below.
Warning! The hinge in the swivel display lid is assisted by a very strong magnet. Be careful to keep the device
away from magnetically sensitive items, such as credit cards and floppy disks.
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Opening and Closing the Display
1
To open the display, place your left thumb on the lower-left corner and your right forefinger on the upperright corner of the display and gently push in a clockwise direction. The display will spring smoothly into
position:
2
To close the display, reverse the motion to pivot the lid counter-clockwise and lock it into the closed
position.
Display Control
The Display Control dialog box contains a slider that you use to adjust your device display at any time:
Note for grayscale devices: The slider controls contrast rather than brightness.
There are two ways you can open the Display Control:
• Method 1: Press the Jump
any application, at any time.
and Back
buttons together. You can use this method from any screen, in
• Method 2: Press Jump
to open the Jump screen. Press Menu
Select Controls > Display.
to open the Jump screen menu.
Adjust your display brightness/contrast to complement your current lighting environment. Rotate the wheel up to
increase brightness/contrast; rotate the wheel down to decrease brightness/contrast.
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Standard Display Screen Indicators
The display screen is your view into the T-Mobile applications, so what you see on the screen depends on what
application you are using. However, there are some standard indicators that display on the screen at all times.
These indicators are located at the top of the screen in the area circled in the example below.
Screen identifier. Lets you know what application screen you are currently viewing.
Current date and time.
Battery charge. The more bars that fill the battery icon, the more power in the battery.
Battery charging. When your device is connected to the battery charger, a lightning
bolt icon displays over the battery icon and the bars in the battery move from left to
right. You’ll know the battery is full-charged when the lightning bold icon disappears
and the battery bars stay in the full position.
When your device is too hot, this thermometer indicator flashes over the battery.
When your device is too cold, this thermometer indicator flashes over the battery.
Wireless signal strength. The more signal bands showing, the stronger the signal
strength of the wireless connection at your current location.
No wireless connection. If you see this X over the radio tower icon, it means you have
temporarily lost network connection.
Connectivity status indicators. Animated one dot = connected to the GPRS network,
trying to get IP address; animated two dots = obtained IP address, connecting to data
server; animated three dots = connected to data server; signing in; = signed in and
connected to data service; ready to go!
Full data and voice service available.
Voice-only (GSM) service available.
You are roaming on wireless services but have GPRS data roaming turned off on the
Jump menu > Controls> Wireless...> Wireless Options screen.
You have turned off your wireless connection from the Jump menu > Controls> Wireless... > Wireless Options screen.
Your SIM card has a problem, which is prohibiting access to wireless services.
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Sound Profile setting. When you have sound turned off (“Mute”), the title bar will indicate whether you have flash or vibration set. From left to right, the icons indicate: total
mute (no flash or vibrate), flash only (no vibrate), vibrate.
You can read about other indicators and icons in the chapters describing each application.
Notifications
When you receive a new email, text message, instant message, or voice mail message, the service will give you
a visual notification in the title bar, no matter what application you’re currently viewing. Here’s an example of a
new email notification:
The notice will appear in a balloon just once. But, until you read or listen to your new message, you’ll see a little
icon in the title bar, reminding you that there’s a message waiting:
In the example above, there’s an email message waiting to be read. Other icons you might see notify you of the
following:
New
New
New
New
email message waiting.
text message waiting.
instant message (IM) waiting.
voice message waiting.
Web page has finished loading.
If you have more than one reminder, the relevant message icons will display in sequence.
You can also choose to be notified of new messages using ringtones. Read more about ringtone notifications in
the following topics:
• Set Web Page Load Complete Alert
• Set Phone Ringtones
• Edit a Buddy (Use to specify buddy-specific IM rings.)
• Set Buddy Alert Rings (Use to specify default IM rings.)
• Set Email Ringtones
• Set Phone Messages Ringtones
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Turning on Backlighting
To help you use your device in a dark environment, enable the automatic backlighting feature:
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
2
In the Backlight section of the screen, select the Automatically turn on when using device check box.
Note for color devices: To use the device’s light meter while the backlight is on, select the Use back light
only when needed check box.
then select Settings > Battery & Display.
3
Select the length of time you want backlighting to stay on from the Turn on after pop-up menu.
4
Press Jump
to return to the Jump screen.
Now, when you press any button or key on your device, or flip open the screen, backlighting will turn on for the
set amount of time. Note that as long as you press a key or button before the set time elapses, the backlight will
stay on.
Tip: Even if you have not enabled automatic backlighting, you can still quickly turn on backlighting by pressing
Jump + Back , which opens the Display Control, or by pressing Menu + Jump . The backlight turns on
and remains on for the time specified in the Backlight pop-up menu.
Wireless Options
If you want control over your wireless connectivity, you can do so from the Wireless Options dialog:
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
dialog box.
then select Controls > Wireless... to open the Wireless Options
2
In the Wireless group box, use the option buttons to turn your wireless connection on/off. This is how you
turn off your wireless connection while on a plane or in a hospital, or anywhere where wireless connectivity
may interfere with the environment.
3
In the Roaming group box, select the Allow GPRS Data Roaming check box to allow GPRS data roaming;
clear the check box to disallow data roaming. Be aware that even if you have roaming turned on (box is
checked), your wireless carrier may have disabled roaming for the SIMs they distribute.
Note! When roaming outside the home network, you may incur additional charges for data transfer with or
without taking any actions, such as receiving email messages. To avoid additional charges while roaming,
clear the Allow GPRS Data Roaming check box. If you do roam with GPRS Data Roaming not allowed, you
will still be able to make and receive voice calls.
4
Once you’ve made your wireless option choices, select Done
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Sound Controls
The Sound Controls dialog box contains settings that you can open at any time, from any screen:
There are two ways you can open the Sound Controls:
• Method 1: Press the Menu
any application, at any time.
and Back
buttons together. You can use this method from any screen, in
• Method 2: Press Jump
to open the Jump screen. Press Menu
Select Controls > Sound.
to open the Jump screen menu.
Select a sound profile from the Sound Controls dialog box. Use the wheel to scroll through all available profiles,
then press the wheel to select a profile and dismiss the dialog box.
For details about creating and editing sound profiles, read Sound Profiles on page 47.
Keyboard
Your device keyboard contains five rows of keys, including a key for the “at” symbol (@) and a Directional pad
(“D-pad”) that “rocks” into eight different directions or positions. The topics below describe the keyboard in more
detail.
Directional Pad (D-Pad)
The D-pad is the round navigational device in the lower-right corner of the keypad that you can “rock” in eight
directions: up, down, left, right, plus the 4 corners (northwest, northeast, southwest, and southeast), which you
use by pressing two adjacent keys at the same time. You use the D-pad to navigate while playing games and to
navigate within text boxes. A text box is an area on the screen in which you can type characters. Here’s a couple
examples of text boxes:
• To, From, Subject fields in an email, IM, or text message
• Go To dialog box in the Web Browser
Press the up/down and left/right arrows to move in those directions among characters in a text box. Press the
corners of the D-pad (two adjacent arrows at the same time) to jump up/down one line and forward/backward
a character. Read more in Typing and Navigating in Text Fields on page 24.
ALT Key
You type special characters (shown in red on some of the keys) by first pressing the ALT key, then the key
showing the special character. For example, if you need to type a semicolon (;), you would first press the ALT
key, then the J key. (This action is also represented in the user documentation as ALT, J.)
• Lock the ALT key to type a series of special characters by pressing the key twice.
• Unlock the ALT key by pressing it once again.
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Note! You can also lock the Shift key by pressing it twice. Unlock by pressing once again.
Read about how text cursors change when using the ALT or Shift keys in The Text Cursor on page 25.
@ Key
When you type an email address, you use the “at” symbol (@) to separate the username from the domain; for
example, [email protected] Use the @ key (located in the bottom row of keys) to insert the @ symbol in
an email address easily.
On/Off Button
Power off the device to conserve the maximum amount of power. While the power is off, your device will not
receive messages or phone calls. Incoming calls are forwarded to voice mail.
To power your device on and off, use the On/Off button. It is located just to the left of the “Z” key on the
keyboard and is marked with the power symbol:
.
Control Buttons
Your T-Mobile device comes with four main control buttons, which you can still use when the display lid is in the
closed position, as shown below:
Read more details about the control buttons in the topics below.
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Menu Button
The Menu button is located in the upper-left corner of the device and is marked by a diamond. When you see the
diamond
on the device screen or in the documentation, this refers to the Menu button. Use the Menu button
to do the following:
• Press Menu
Press Menu
once to open a drop-down menu listing actions you can take from the current screen:
again to close the drop-down menu.
• With a menu open, press and hold Menu
while rotating the wheel one click down to jump to the last
menu item; rotate one click up to jump to the top item.
• On any screen where you can scroll, press and hold Menu
screen, rather than line-by-line.
• Press Menu
keys:
while rotating the wheel to scroll screen-by-
in combination with a shortcut key to perform an action. There are two types of shortcut
- User-definable - Read more in Jump Shortcuts on page 40.
- System-defined - You’ll find the system-defined shortcuts listed in the menus to the right of a given
option. For example, in the Email application, the shortcut for composing a new message is Menu
+
N.
About Context Menus - The options that appear in any given menu are dependent on what screen you are
viewing. These types of menus are often referred to as “context menus”. For example, if you are viewing the
main screen of the Email application, the menu will list options such as “New Message” and “Check for New
Email”. However, if you are viewing the main screen in the Address Book, the menu will list options such as “New
Contact”, “Sort...”, and “My Info”. So the items that appear depend on the “context” (or screen) you are in when
you open the menu.
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Jump Button
The Jump button is located in the lower-left corner of the device and is marked by a circle. When you see the
circle
on the device screen or in the documentation, this refers to the Jump button. Use the Jump button to
open the Jump screen. No matter where you are in the applications--what screen you are viewing--if you press
the Jump button, you’ll return to the Jump screen, with the Phone application highlighted:
Rotate the wheel to scroll through the applications. To go to an application you have highlighted, press the
wheel.
Read more in the Wheel on page 19 and The Jump Screen on page 51.
Back Button
The Back button is located in the lower-right corner of the device and is marked by a cross. When you see the
cross
on the device screen or in the documentation, this refers to the Back button. Use the Back button to do
the following:
• Press Back
once to go back to the screen you were previously viewing; press twice to go back two
screens, and so on.
• In a dialog box or on a screen, press Back once to save any changes you’ve made to the information. If
you’ve made changes within a dialog box, the dialog box closes as well.
• If a menu is open, press Back
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Wheel
The wheel is located in the upper-right corner of your device. You use it to highlight and press buttons or links on
the screen. Use your thumb to rotate the wheel away from you (up) or toward you (down), moving through
selectable items. You can also press the wheel down. More specifically, here’s how you can use the wheel:
• Rotate the wheel toward you to advance the current selection through all the “selectable” elements on
a screen and scroll down a Web page.
• Rotate the wheel away from you to reverse through all the “selectable” elements on a screen and to
scroll up a Web page.
• Press down on the wheel (as you would a mouse button) to select a highlighted item or open a pop-up
menu.
• Press and hold the wheel to open pop-up context menus.
Tip: To turn on the “flashlight feature” (the wheel lights continuously), from the Jump screen press Menu
(simultaneously). To turn the light off, press Menu
+ F again.
+F
Terminology Used in This Manual
The instructions in this manual use many terms that may be confusing. To help you understand exactly what the
instruction is telling you to do, we’ve included some definitions:
Term
What It Means
Action button
A button that contains a word or phrase
describing what will happen if you select
(press) the button. Action buttons often contain the keyboard shortcut as well.
Check box
A small box that is either checked or clear
(does not contain a check mark). If you
check a check box, the action described next
to the box will turn “on”. Clearing the check
box will turn the action “off”.
Context menu
A context menu contains only the actions
that you can take on the item you are highlighting. In regular menus, the actions you
cannot take on the current screen are
dimmed, but in a context menu, these
actions don’t appear at all.
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Term
What It Means
Dialog box
A dialog box is a floating window that presents you with buttons and options that
allow you to make decisions and carry out
actions.
Example
Some dialog boxes are self-dismissing; others you must select an action button. You
can dismiss a self-dismissing dialog box anytime by pressing Back .
Highlight
This action is only applicable on your device.
All “selectable” elements can be highlighted
by rotating the wheel then stopping over the
item. Once highlighted, the element’s
appearance changes to reverse video.
In the example to the right, 3 - Janey is highlighted.
Keyboard shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts are presented in the documentation as follows:
+ K = Press the Menu button and hold
while pressing the K key.
,
= Press the Menu button first, then
the Back button (in succession).
So, if two keys or buttons are separated by a
plus sign (+), you press them simultaneously
to make the action occur; if they’re separated by a comma (,), then you press one
after the other.
Menu
A floating window containing a list of actions
you can take on the screen. Press the Menu
button to open this list of actions.
Option (button)
Choices presented to you, usually in a dialog
box. You can only select one of the options
and do so by pressing the wheel once the
option is highlighted. (Note: Sometimes
these are called “radio buttons”.)
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Term
What It Means
Example
Pop-up menu
A menu that pops open (“up”) when
selected. Once the menu is open, you can
rotate the wheel to highlight an item, then
press to select it. You can quickly highlight
an option by starting to type it.
Pop-up menu that’s closed:
Press
To press, you push down and quickly release
the wheel, key, or control button. It’s the
same action you take when you click a
mouse button while using your computer.
Before you can press an item on the screen
(such as an OK button, menu option, check
box, or list item) you must rotate the wheel
to “highlight” the item so it appears in
reverse video. Pressing the highlighted item
“selects” it.
Press & hold
Push down on a key or control button and
hold it down for at least one second.
Rotate
Used to describe the push wheel’s rotational
movement. You can rotate the push wheel
up (away from you) or down (toward you).
Select
Refers to the action you take to take an
action on a screen element, such as selecting
an action button or option button, or pressing a contact name to open it for edit.
Slider bar
A control that lets you set a value from a
continuous range of possible values, such as
screen contrast/brightness or sound volume.
Text field (or
text box)
A rectangular area in which you can type or
edit text. To make a text field editable, you
must first highlight the field by rotating the
wheel, then press to make it editable.
Pop-up menu that’s open:
In the example to the right, the name of the
photo is in an editable text field.
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Headset/Camera Jack
The jack where you insert your headset or camera is located on the right side of the device. See illustration in
Parts of Your T-Mobile Sidekick on page 10. Be sure to press the headset or camera lead in firmly to secure the
connection:
Warning! Be sure to remove the camera from the jack when you’re not using it; especially when you’re storing
your device in a backpack, pocket, bag, or purse.
The Battery
When you first receive your device, the battery will be fully charged, but in deep sleep. To wake it, connect your
device to the charger.
Your device comes with a built-in rechargeable lithium ion (Li-Ion) battery. Note that you cannot access or
remove the battery from your device.
Read the following topics for more information about your device’s battery:
•
•
•
•
Charging Your Device’s Battery
Battery Charging Time
Use and Standby Times
Conserving Battery Power
Charging Your Device’s Battery
It is recommended that you charge your device every day. If the device is left without a sufficient battery charge
for a long period of time (i.e., a week), the information contained in the device’s memory (RAM) will no longer be
stored on the device. Once the device is re-connected to the charger, your stored information will automatically
be reloaded to the device via the service.* Note though, that if you’re disconnected from the service and then
the battery drains, any data you entered on the device previous to the battery’s draining and after you were
disconnected will be lost.
*Please be aware that if your monthly bill varies with the amount of data you use (that is, you have a “per
megabyte” rate plan), restoring your data to your device will count against your monthly quota, and may result
in extra charges.
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To charge the battery, do the following:
1
Attach the battery charger to your device.
Locate the battery charger that came with your device. Insert the charger lead (the small round end of the
adapter) into your device’s power jack (the small round hold located at the top of your device) and plug the
adapter cord into a standard electrical wall outlet.
While the charger is connected to your device, a lightning bolt will display over the battery icon in the title
bar.
2
Let the device charge for at least four (4) hours to ensure maximum battery life.
Rest the device in a safe place and let the battery charge for at least four hours, or overnight. As the device
is charging, you will see the bars in the battery icon fill repeatedly from left to right in an animated fashion.
When your device is fully-charged, the bars will stop moving in the full position:
.
Note: If your battery is fully-charged and you unplug the battery charger then connect it to the charger
again, the bars in the battery icon will fill from left to right for two hours, even though it is fully-charged.
Battery Charging Time
Initial charging time for your device’s lithium ion battery is approximately four hours. Recharging time is the
same, depending on how discharged the battery has become.
If your battery has become completely discharged, your device will turn off automatically. Once you connect the
device to the battery charger, give your device approximately 10 minutes to gain enough power to be turned on.
Use and Standby Times
With a fully-charged battery, you can use your device for one day. In power-saving (or even key guard) mode,
the battery should last seven days. These times are approximate however; battery operation times vary
according to how you use your device, signal conditions, and other network settings made by T-Mobile. To view
your battery consumption, from the Jump screen, press Menu
then select Settings > Battery & Display.
Note that this reading is approximate. Read more in Battery & Display on page 37.
Conserving Battery Power
Your device has a power-saving feature that automatically reduces power to the device after a user-configurable
number of minutes of inactivity. In power-saving mode your device will still receive messages and calls. To wake
the device, simply press any control button or key. Note that you must have enabled Key Guard before your
device will go into power-saving mode automatically. Read more in Battery & Display on page 37.
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You can also conserve battery power by signing out of Instant Messaging when you are not using the
application. If you are really concerned about saving battery and can detach from the network, from the Jump
screen press Menu , then select Controls > Wireless... On the Wireless Options dialog box that opens, select
the Wireless Off option. Note too that removing your SIM card will cause the battery to drain faster than when
the SIM card is installed. Therefore, it’s recommended that you leave your SIM card installed at all times.
Infrared Port
You’ll find an infrared port on the back of your device, to the right of the power jack shown in the illustration
above. In a future release, the infrared port will be used for beaming information between devices.
USB Port
The USB port is located on the top of your device, just to the left of the power jack as shown in the illustration
below. If your device should ever need recovery software installed (this would have been diagnosed by Customer
Care), you would need to connect your device to your desktop or laptop computer using a USB Mini-B type cable.
Typing and Navigating in Text Fields
Many of the applications have screens in which you type text, such as the Email Compose screen, the individual
Settings screens, the Browser’s Go To dialog box, etc. You will primarily use the keyboard to type text, which is
easy to use, but read the sections below for some hints to make typing, editing, and navigating in text fields
easier.
Navigating in Text Fields
Use the Directional Pad to navigate within a text box:
• Press the up/down and left/right arrows to move in those directions among characters in a text box.
• Press the ALT button while using the D-pad up and down arrows to jump to the top or bottom of a text
box.
• Press the ALT button while using the D-pad left and right arrows to jump to the beginning and end of a
line of text.
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Cut, Copy, and Paste
To cut, copy, or paste text you have typed in any text box, follow these instructions:
1
Position your text cursor next to the text you want to cut or copy. (Use the D-pad’s arrows to position the text
cursor.)
2
Hold down the Shift key while pressing a D-pad arrow. As you select text, it is shown highlighted. (To deselect, release the Shift key and press a D-pad arrow.)
3
Press Menu
and select Edit Text to open the Edit Text submenu. You can also open the Edit Text context
menu by pressing and holding the wheel. Select the operation you want to perform on the selected text. Note
the standard shortcuts:
4
Cut
Menu
+X
Copy
Menu
+C
Paste
Menu
+V
Select All
Menu
+A
You can paste text that you have copied to the device clipboard to any other text box in any application.
Simply position your cursor where you want to paste the text, then use the Paste shortcut Menu + V. (You
can also open the menu and select Edit Text > Paste.) Note that the device clipboard only stores one set of
copied or cut text at a time.
Deleting Text
• To delete a character to the left of the cursor, press the DEL key
• To delete a character to the right of the cursor, press SHIFT +
.
.
Locking the Shift and ALT Keys
• To lock the SHIFT key, press SHIFT twice. To unlock, press SHIFT once again.
• To lock the ALT key, press ALT twice. To unlock, press ALT once again.
The Text Cursor
While you’re typing, the text cursor shape reflects your current “mode” of typing:
Regular typing mode
Shift key is held down
Shift key is locked down
Alt key is held down
Alt key is locked down
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Device Basics
Entering Special Unicode Characters
In any text box, to enter special Unicode characters, press Menu
opens, displaying special characters alphabetically.
+ Spacebar. The Special Character selector
Use the D-pad to navigate through the list: left-right to flip through the alphabet, symbol, and favorite sets; updown to select specific characters. Press the wheel to insert a highlighted character. Here are some useful tips in
using the Special Character panel:
• With the panel open, you can show the same characters capitalized by pressing Shift + the character (like
“a”). Toggle back to lowercase by press the letter again.
• To see all special characters, select All (at the bottom of the panel) or use the menu shortcut Menu
A, and the selector grid expands.
To navigate between character sets (Latin-1 Supplement is shown above), press Menu
of the sets listed on the menu.
+
then select one
• To see a specific character set, type the letter in the text box, select the letter (using Shift + D-pad arrow),
then press Menu
+ Spacebar.
• To type a character using its Unicode value, press ALT + Spacebar, then type the 4-character Unicode
value. You can view the Unicode value of any character on the grid by doing any one of the following
- highlight a character for two seconds
- highlight a character then press Menu
+I
- highlight a character then press and hold the wheel
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Favorites List - You can save up to nine special characters in a “Favorites” list. You can view the Favorites list
by scrolling through the selector panels:
• To add a character to your Favorites list, highlight a character in the selector grid, then press Menu
The character is added to your list.
+ N.
• To enter a character that appears on your Favorites list, you can either open the Special Character selector
and select that character; or, you can press Menu
+ Spacebar, <favorite shortcut key>.
Recent List - The system will save the last 10 special characters you typed and display them in a “Recent” list.
You can view the Recent list by scrolling through the selector panels.
• To open the Recent list directly, while in a text box press Menu
• To enter the last special character you typed, simply press Menu
+ Spacebar, Spacebar.
+ Spacebar, 0.
Using the Carrying Case
Use the carrying case included in your box to both protect the screen and carry your device securely.
Remember! The best way to protect the screen from scratches and other damage is to always carry the
device in the case.
Use Your Device Safely
While using your device, please remember to follow the safety rules listed below.
• Do not use your device while driving a vehicle. If you must use your device, pull off the road
to a safe spot first.
• Turn off your device while on an aircraft. Because wireless devices interfere with navigation
systems, FCC regulations prohibit use of your device in the air. Please follow airline rules and switch off
your device when directed.
• Turn off your device while in a hospital. Adhere to posted signs in hospitals, where an active
wireless device could interfere with hospital equipment and pacemakers.
• Use only approved device batteries and accessories. Please do not insert or connect
incompatible products to your device. Do not taunt your device.
• Turn off your device while at a fueling station or near blasting. Do not use wireless
devices near fuel or other chemicals. Follow posted restrictions at these sites.
• When traveling abroad, never plug the battery into a power source that does not correspond to
both the voltage and frequency specified on the charger.
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• Always use the battery charger included with your device. Use of an unauthorized battery
charger may result in bodily injury or property damage.
• Never dispose of your device by incineration.
• Never allow any metallic objects to become inserted into your device, such as staples
or paper clips.
• Never use or store your device in the following locations:
-
Anywhere it may be exposed to water (e.g., bathroom or sauna)
Conditions of high humidity (e.g., rain or fog)
Conditions of extreme high temperatures (e.g., near fire or in a sealed automobile)
In direct sunlight
Locations or sites subject to strong vibration
To turn off your device when required, press and hold the keyboard On/Off Power key for three seconds.
To turn off the radio, press the Jump button, then press Menu
and select Controls > Wireless.... On the
Wireless Options dialog box that appears, select the Wireless Off option.
Warning! The hinge in the swivel display lid is assisted by a very strong magnet. Be careful to keep the device
away from magnetically sensitive items, such as credit cards and floppy disks.
FCC Compliance
TESTED TO COMPLY WITH FCC STANDARDS. FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE.
For body worn operation, this phone has been tested and meets the FCC RF exposure guidelines when used with
accessories supplied or designated for this product. Use of other accessories may not ensure compliance with the
FCC RF exposure guidelines.
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2. About Your SIM Card
If you are unfamiliar with Smart Cards or SIM cards, you might be interested to learn more by reading the
following questions and answers:
• What Is a SIM Card? on page 29
• Exactly What Information Is on My Device SIM?
on page 29
• My SIM Card Came Locked! How Do I Unlock It?
on page 30
• Can I Remove My SIM? on page 30
• How Do I Handle My SIM? on page 31
• What Happens If I Lose My SIM? on
page 31
• What Happens If I Put A Different SIM
in My Device? on page 31
What Is a SIM Card?
A SIM (Subscriber Identification Module) card is distributed to you by your wireless carrier and comes packaged
in a plastic holder about the size of a credit card. After you carefully snap the SIM card from its plastic holder,
your SIM is ready to fit into a slot within your device. The SIM card contains a chip that holds information
required to operate a device. For more information about inserting your SIM card, read How to Insert Your SIM
on page 31.
Exactly What Information Is on My Device SIM?
Your device SIM stores the following information:
• International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) Number - Number that uniquely identifies you as a
subscriber on the network. The number is made up of three parts: a three-digit mobile country code, a
two-digit mobile network code, and a (up to) 10-digit mobile subscriber identify number.
• Mobile Subscriber ISDN (MSISDN) Number - Your mobile telephone number. (ISDN stands for
Integrated Services Digital Network.)
• SIM PIN - A Personal Identification Number (PIN) that you set using the Jump Settings > Key Guard &
Security screen. This code protects your SIM from being used by another person in another device in the
event it is lost or stolen.
• Text Messages - Short Message Service messages that you receive and save. Text messages use the
Short Message Service. Note that outgoing messages (“sent”) are not saved to the SIM.
• Contact Information - Contact information (name:number) is only stored on your SIM if you’ve used
your SIM previously in a mobile phone and stored names and numbers in that phone.
Note that you can import previously-stored contact info into your device Address Book by following the
instructions in Import Contacts from SIM on page 137.
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My SIM Card Came Locked! How Do I Unlock It?
When you receive your device, the SIM card may be locked by default. If this is the case, before you can connect
to the network or register your new device account, you’ll be prompted to enter a PIN. The default PIN is
provided by your wireless carrier. You can always change your SIM PIN using the Key Guard & Security screen.
Read more in Lock Your SIM Card on page 43.
Can I Remove My SIM?
Yes, you can; but we recommend you never remove the SIM from your device. Without a SIM card, you cannot
place phone calls to 611 (T-Mobile Customer Care), but you can call 911 (Emergency). You can only view data
that has been cached in the device memory.
If you find you must remove your SIM, please follow the directions that follow.
How to Remove Your SIM
1
Turn off your device by pressing the power on/off key.
2
Your SIM card fits into a slot on the left side of your device behind the end cap. Remove the end cap using
the finger notch:
3
You will see the SIM card in its slot; press the end of the SIM in toward the device and release. The SIM
should spring gently out of its slot.
4
Remove the SIM carefully. Be sure to read How Do I Handle My SIM? on page 31.
5
Replace the end cap by pressing the prongs in slightly and inserting the cap. Make sure the cap is flush with
the case.
6
Turn your device back on by pressing the power on/off key.
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How to Insert Your SIM
1
Remove the end cap covering the SIM slot using the finger notch.
2
Press the SIM card into its slot with the gold contacts facing down and the cut corner going in first, beneath
the Menu button.
When you release the SIM make sure it is locked into position and it doesn’t spring out.
3
Replace the end cap by pressing the prongs in slightly and inserting the cap. Make sure the cap is flush with
the case.
How Do I Handle My SIM?
Handle your SIM card very carefully since the card and gold contacts can be easily damaged by scratches or
bends. Be sure to keep SIM cards out of reach of small children.
What Happens If I Lose My SIM?
Call your carrier’s Customer Care number. They will be able to assist you.
What Happens If I Put A Different SIM in My Device?
We do not recommend you insert a different SIM into your device. If you do, your device may or may
not function; and even if it does function, it will have limited functionality. Note that if you are going to import
contact information from another SIM, follow the instructions provided in Import Contacts from SIM on page
137.
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3. Customizing Your Device
Your device is designed so you can set up many of its features to suit your preferences. Learn how in this
chapter:
•
•
•
•
•
The Settings Screens on page 32
AutoText on page 36
Battery & Display on page 37
Date & Time on page 39
Jump Shortcuts on page 40
•
•
•
•
•
•
Key Guard & Security on page 41
Keyboard on page 45
Language on page 46
Network on page 46
Sound Profiles on page 47
System Info on page 36
The Settings Screens
You customize your device by selecting options listed on the settings screens. There are two types of settings
screens:
• Device-wide settings - From these screens you set device-wide preferences, such as application
shortcuts, sound profiles, key guard idle time, etc. To open these screens, press Jump to go to the Jump
screen, then press Menu
and select the Settings submenus.
• Application-specific settings - From these screens you set application-specific preferences, such as call
forwarding options, browser home page, etc. To open these screens, press Jump
to go to the Jump
screen, then select any application (Web Browser, Phone, Email, etc.). Once within an application, press
Menu
and select Settings.
We recommend you step through the device Settings screens and then the application-specific Settings screens
to completely customize your device for your personal use. Use the tables below to guide you through the
screens.
Device Settings
From the Jump screen, press Menu
and select Settings to see the Settings submenus listed in the summary
table below. For more details on each Setting screen, follow the links in the first column.
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Device Settings Screen
Customizable Items and Options
System Info on page 36
In System Info you will find the following information about your account and
device:
• Username
• Phone number
• SIM ID
• Device ID
• Device OS (operating system)
• Radio firmware (version)
• Recovery ROM (version)
• Library (version)
• Build Configuration
• Versions of firmware and applications
AutoText on page 36
• Capitalize new sentences check box
• Automatic Word Replacement check box and list of replacement rules from
which you can add or delete
Battery & Display on page
• Battery charge indicator
• Backlight settings
• Automatic backlight check box and pop-up menu from which you select
how long the backlight stays on
37
Date & Time on page 39
• Time Zone setting pop-up menu
• Current date & time text fields
• Format pop-up menu (12- or 24-hour clock)
Jump Shortcuts on page 40
• User-definable list of keyboard shortcuts to application screens. (Jump
shortcuts use the Jump button plus another key.)
Key Guard & Security on
•
•
•
•
•
page 41
Automatic key guard setting and display message
Privacy code setting (three-digit security code)
Identification Tag text box
SIM Card Lock settings
Change SIM PIN (available when SIM card is locked)
Keyboard on page 45
• Keyboard repeat delay slider bar
• Keyboard repeat rate slider bar
Language on page 46
• Language pop-up menu
Network on page 46
• Scan for other networks
• Change Network APN pop-up menu
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Device Settings Screen
Sound Profiles on page 47
Customizable Items and Options
•
•
•
•
Sound profile pop-up menu
Edit/Discard/Reorder/Add sound profiles
Pending message alert ringtone pop-up menu
Schedule sound profiles settings
Application-Specific Settings
From the Jump screen, select any application (Web Browser, Instant Messenger, Email, etc.). Then open the
menu and select Settings to see these options. For more details on each Setting screen, follow the links in the
first column.
Application Settings
Screen
Web Browser Settings on
page 60
Instant Messaging Settings
on page 93
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Customizable Items and Options
• Home page URL text box and Use Current Page button
• Default search engine pop-up menu. Select from: Google, AltaVista,
Yahoo!, MSN, Excite, Lycos.
• Completed page load alert pop-up menu
• Show Pictures in Web pages check box
• Clear History, Clear Cache, Clear Cookies buttons
•
•
•
•
Show graphical smileys check box
Allow users to see when I’m idle check box
Show Accept Message dialog box check box
Play Buddy alerts pop-up menus:
- Ring when buddies sign on
- Ring when buddies sign off
- Ring when new message arrives
• Block User(s) List
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Application Settings
Screen
Customizable Items and Options
Email Settings on page 114
• Accounts
- New account
- Edit primary account
- Discard accounts
• General
- Show message count/size in folder view check box
- Include original message in reply check box
- New message alert pop-up menu
• Attachments
- Remove attachments larger than... pop-up menu
- Remove attachments of these types... check boxes
• Message Management
- Save outgoing email in Sent folder check box
- Empty Trash every night check box
- Auto-discard email when mailbox is full check box
- Only discard messages older than 7 days check box
Phone Settings on page 75
• General
- Your device phone number
- Accumulated Call Time and Reset button
- Call volume slider bar
• Call Forwarding & Voice Mail set-up screen
• Ringtones set-up screen
• Speed Dial set-up screen
Phone Messages Settings
• Show message count/size in folder view check box
• New message alert check box
• Advanced
- Use custom service center number check box
- Message validity period pop-up menu
on page 125
Address Book Settings on
page 134
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• Categories set-up screen. Use to create New Category, Edit Category, or
Discard Category.
• Labels set-up screen. Use to create New Label, Edit Label, or Discard Label.
• Import SIM Contacts
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System Info
Use the System Info screen to look up information you may need when contacting Customer Care. You can also
look up your phone number from this screen, in case you ever forget it.
To open this screen, do the following:
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
then select Settings > System Info to open the System Info screen:
Use the wheel to scroll down the screen to read all the information. To dismiss the System Info screen, press
Back .
AutoText
To help you type accurately, the AutoText screen includes rules that automatically correct common typing errors.
You can add to or discard rules that are included by default. To open the AutoText screen, do the following:
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
2
If you want the first letter in new sentences to be capitalized automatically, rotate the wheel to highlight the
Capitalize first letter of sentences check box, then press the wheel to select it (a check will appear in the
box).
3
If you want the replacement rules listed on the screen to be in effect, use the wheel to highlight then select
the Automatic Word Replacement check box.
4
To discard any of the replacement rules, rotate the wheel to highlight the rule, press Menu
then select
Discard [ ]. You are prompted to confirm that you really want to remove the rule. Select either Cancel or
Discard.
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5
To add a new replacement rule, press Menu
opens:
then select New Rule. The New Replacement Rule dialog box
Type the word or phrase that you commonly misspell in the first text box, then type the correct spelling in the
second box. For example:
Select Done [ ] to save the replacement rule, or Cancel if you don’t want to save it after all.
6
To return all AutoText settings to those set when you first received your device, press Menu
Restore Defaults. You’ll be asked to confirm this decision.
then select
Battery & Display
You can see how charged your battery is by checking the Battery & Display screen. You’ll also be able to set how
long backlighting stays on after you press one of the control buttons or keyboard keys, or set it so that the
backlight never turns on (saving battery).
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
then select Settings > Battery & Display to open the Battery &
Display screen. Note that this screen will differ, depending on whether you’re using a grayscale or color
device:
Grayscale Battery & Display screen:
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1
Color Battery & Display screen:
2
In the first group box, Battery, you can observe the percentage of charge remaining in your battery (this
number is approximate). If your battery is connected to the charger, however, you’ll see a lightning bolt on
top of the battery icon and the word “Charging” instead of the charge-remaining percentage.
Grayscale devices: In the Battery group box you can enable Power-Saving Mode, which means your
screen will “blank” after a period of idle time has past. To enable, you must check the box and setting an idle
time. (For color devices, power-saving mode is not available.) Select from the following idle times:
•
•
•
•
•
5 minutes
10 minutes
30 minutes
1 hour
3 hours
Note! You must first set a Key Guard time in order for power-saving mode to work! For details, read Key
Guard & Security.
Grayscale devices: If your device goes into power-saving mode (the screen blanks), the wheel will glow a
color, indicating the amount of charge left in the battery:
• Green glow = 100 - 50% charge
• Yellow glow = 50% charge
• Orange/red glow = 25 - 0% charge! Connect your charger immediately!
3
In the second group box, Backlight, you can set your backlighting options:
• If you want backlighting to turn on automatically after you press a control button or key, or open the
display, then select the Automatically turn on when in using device check box.
• Color devices: You can choose to have the built-in light meter automatically turn the backlight on when
required by light conditions. To choose this option, select the Use backlight only when needed check
box. This option saves battery life.
• If you never want backlighting to turn on automatically, then make sure you haven’t select any automatic
backlight check box.
Note: You can always manually turn on backlighting by pressing Jump
+ Back , which opens the
Display Control, or by pressing Menu
+ Jump .
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4
When backlighting turns on (either automatically or if you turn it on manually), the backlight will stay on for
the amount selected in the Turn off after pop-up menu. To open the pop-up menu, rotate the wheel to
highlight the menu, then press the wheel to open it. You can select from:
• 15 seconds
• 30 seconds
• 1 minute
• 2 minutes
• 5 minutes
Scroll to highlight the time you want, then press the wheel to select it.
Tip: As long as you press a key or button before the set time elapses, the backlight will stay on.
Date & Time
The T-Mobile service knows the Coordinated Universal Time, or UTC. (Note that UTC is also known as Greenwich
Mean Time, or GMT.) UTC reflects the mean solar time along the Earth's prime meridian. The prime meridian is
arbitrarily based on the meridian that runs through the Greenwich Observatory outside of London, where the
present system originated.
To set your device time correctly, you must select your time zone. Note that you cannot change the Date and
Time field settings unless you are disconnected from the network (read more in Override System Date & Time
Settings on page 39).
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
then select Settings > Date & Time to open the Date & Time screen:
2
To open the Time Zone pop-up menu, rotate the wheel to highlight the menu, then press the wheel to open
it. Use the wheel to highlight the time zone you want your device to reflect, then press the wheel to select it.
3
Press Back
to save your settings.
Override System Date & Time Settings
If you are not connected to the network, you can override the system-set date and time settings by doing the
following:
1
On the Date & Time Settings screen, highlight either the date or time box then press the wheel to activate
the pop-up date selector. The first selectable field expands into a pop-up:
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2
Rotate the wheel until you see the correct value, or simply type it.
3
To select the value, press the wheel. The date selector collapses.
4
Rotate the wheel to move to the next selectable field, then press to open the date selector:
5
Proceed until all fields are set as you wish.
6
Press Back
to save your settings.
Jump Shortcuts
You can always press Jump
to return to the Jump screen, where you can then select one of the applications.
However, if you want to jump to a specific application quickly, you can set a shortcut key. Your device comes with
a default set of shortcut keys, but you can change them, as described below.
Change Default Shortcuts
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
2
On the Settings menu, scroll to highlight Jump Shortcuts, then press the wheel to open the Jump Shortcuts
screen:
3
Scroll to highlight the application for which you want to change a Jump shortcut, then press the wheel. The
Key Mapping dialog box appears. In the illustration below, Address Book was highlighted when the Key
Assignment dialog box opened:
4
Press the key you want to use to jump to the application you’ve highlighted. The Key Mapping dialog box
disappears and your shortcut is saved.
5
Now, to use a Jump Shortcut from any screen at any time, press Jump
application.
6
To delete a shortcut key mapping, scroll the wheel to highlight the application name, then press the Delete
key.
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then select Settings.
plus the shortcut key to open that
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Key Guard & Security
The device’s Key Guard and Security screen allows you to do the following:
• Set Up Key Guard
• Turn On/Off Privacy Lock
• Lock Your SIM Card
Set Up Key Guard
Key guard is a feature that allows you to protect the device’s control buttons from being pressed accidentally
while your device is in your pocket or bag. While in key guard mode, your device is also in a power-saving mode,
so you save battery power.
Turn on Key Guard Manually
You can turn on key guard manually in two ways:
• Press and hold Back
• Press Jump
for three seconds.
to return to the Jump screen, then press Menu
and select Key Guard.
Turn on Key Guard Automatically
You can set key guard to turn on automatically by doing the following:
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
& Security screen:
then select Settings > Key Guard & Security to open the Key Guard
2
In the Key Guard group box, rotate the wheel to highlight the pop-up menu, as shown above.
3
If you want to change the default setting, press the wheel to open the pop-up menu and reveal all the timeidle choices:
• Guard after 2 minutes
• Guard after 5 minutes
• Guard after 15 minutes
• Guard after 30 minutes (color device only)
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• Guard after 1 hour (color device only)
• Guard after 2 hours (color device only)
• Never automatically guard (grayscale device only)
4
Rotate the wheel to select the option you want, then press the wheel to select it.
Color devices: To prevent device damage, after your device has been in key guard mode for 2 hours, a screen
saver will appear. The screen saver is a small image that moves To dismiss the screen saver, press any key or
open the device.
Unlock Your Device
To unlock your device (take it out of key guard mode), simply press Menu
+ Back
.
Set a Key Guard Display Message
You can display a one-line personal message that displays on the screen while the device is in key guard mode:
1
From the Key Guard & Security screen, scroll to highlight the Key Guard Display Message text box.
2
Type your message. Your message must fit on one line, which is approximately 20-30 characters.
3
Your settings are saved as soon as you make them.
4
To remove your message, simply delete the text from the Key Guard Display Message box by pressing
ALT + .
About Privacy Lock and Key Guard
If you have set a privacy lock (as described below), then you will be prompted to enter your 3-digit code before
your device will unlock from key guard mode.
Turn On/Off Privacy Lock
If you want to secure your device from unauthorized access once your device has gone into key guard mode,
you will first need to set up a privacy code by following the instructions below.
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
& Security screen.
2
Scroll down to the Privacy Lock group box:
3
Using the wheel, select the Turn On Privacy... button:
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The combination dialog box opens.
4
Enter a three-digit code using the keyboard or the dial. After you do so, a Verify Your Combination dialog box
will appear.
5
Re-enter the three digits to verify.
6
A “new combination enabled” message appears. After reading the confirmation message, select OK.
7
You are returned to the Key Guard & Security screen with the Turn Off Privacy... button highlighted.
8
If you want to turn off Privacy Lock at any time, simply highlight then select this button.
9
At the prompt, enter your three-digit code using the keyboard or dial.
10 You are returned to the Key Guard & Security screen, where you can Turn On Privacy at any time.
Note: If you accidentally lock yourself out of your device, you can still make an emergency phone call by
pressing Menu
+ Jump .
Fill in Your Identification Tag
Use your device’s Identification Tag as a device identifier if someone types an incorrect privacy code when
attempting to unlock your device from key guard. This can be important if you lose your device and another
person tries to use it. Your device may come with the ID Tag pre-filled in with information about contacting TMobile Customer Care if the device is found, but you can create your own message by doing the following:
1
From Key Guard & Security screen, scroll to the Identification Tag group box.
2
Use the wheel to highlight the Identification Tag text box. If there is default text, delete it by pressing
ALT +
repeatedly.
3
Type identifying information about yourself, such as:
Note that you can only type four lines in your Identification Tag.
4
If, for some reason, you do not want to display your Identification Tag, delete the text in the Identification
Tag box by pressing ALT +
repeatedly.
5
Press Back
to save your settings.
Lock Your SIM Card
By locking your SIM card, you ensure that no one except yourself can use your device while your SIM card is in
place (assuming you are the only person who knows the SIM PIN). Note that your SIM may be installed with a
default PIN (ask T-Mobile Customer Care if you don’t know the default SIM PIN).
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To lock your SIM, do the following:
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
& Security screen.
then select Settings > Key Guard & Security to open the Key Guard
2
Scroll to the SIM Card Lock group box:
3
Highlight and press the Enable SIM Lock... button. The Enable SIM Lock dialog box appears:
4
Type your PIN and select Enable [ ]. You’ll receive a confirmation dialog box that your SIM card is now
locked. Now, you will be prompted to type your SIM PIN whenever you unlock key guard.
Unlock Your SIM Card
1
To unlock your SIM card, from the Key Guard & Security screen, press the Disable SIM Lock... button:
The Unlock SIM dialog box appears.
2
Type your PIN, then select OK. Your SIM card is unlocked.
Change Your SIM PIN
If you have SIM Lock enabled, then you can change your SIM PIN. (Check with T-Mobile Customer Care to
determine if there is a default SIM PIN.)
1
From the Key Guard & Security screen, scroll to the SIM Card Lock group box:
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2
Select the Change SIM PIN... button, as shown above. The Change SIM PIN dialog box opens:
3
In the text boxes, type your old PIN, the new PIN (4-8 digits), and then your new PIN again to confirm.
4
Select Submit
to dismiss the dialog box and save your new PIN. You will receive a confirmation dialog box
to let you know your PIN was changed successfully.
Keyboard
You can set how the keyboard responds to your touch:
• Keyboard repeat delay - If you hold down a key long enough, it will start repeating in your text box. This
setting determines how long you must hold down a key before it starts repeating.
• Keyboard repeat rate - Once you’ve held down a key long enough so it starts repeating, this setting
determines how fast the key repeats.
To set these preferences, do the following:
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
then select Settings > Keyboard to open the Keyboard screen:
2
You set your keyboard preferences by using “slider bars”. Rotate the wheel to highlight the slider you want
adjust, then press the wheel to “open” the slider bar. An opened slider bar looks like this:
3
Rotate the wheel up to increase the setting; rotate the wheel down to decrease the setting. This means
that to:
• Increase the time you have to hold down a key before it starts to repeat, move the slider to the right.
• Increase how fast keys are repeated, once they start repeating, move the slider to the right.
4
When the slider is where you want it to be, press the wheel. The settings are saved as soon as you make
them.
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Language
If you must change the default language used on your device at any time, you can do so from the Languages
screen:
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
then select Settings > Language to open the Languages screen:
2
All available languages (locales) are listed in the Language pop-up menu. Select the language that you wish
to set as your default. If your pop-up menu is dimmed, then you have no other languages available.
Note! Your device will restart before a language change takes effect!
3
Press Back
to save your setting.
Network
If you wish to change the network to which your device is connected, you can do this from the Networks screen.
(You can always tell what network you’re currently on by pressing Jump . The current network is shown at the
bottom of the Phone splash screen.)
Note: If you change your settings on the Network screen and want to restore them to factory default settings,
simply open the menu and select Restore Defaults.
Network Selection
You have two methods of selecting a network: automatic and manual. By default, your device is set to select
a network automatically, but you can use the Network screen to select one manually:
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
the Network Selection group box:
2
The Scan and Select Manually button is highlighted by default. Simply press the wheel to start the scan.
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3
When the available network(s) have been located, you’ll see the Choose Network dialog box. Press the wheel
to open the pop-up menu:
Scroll to highlight the network you want to switch to, then press the wheel to select it. Select Done
.
Note: It is also from this screen that you set your device to scan for networks automatically.
4
Once your device has connected to the network you selected, the Network screen will reflect your selection:
Sound Profiles
You control your device’s sound on the Sound Profiles screen. From this screen you can select and define the
sound profiles that govern the way system and application sounds are played, if at all. On this screen you can
also select a default pending message alert ringtone and schedule regular times when you want your device to
switch to a certain profile.
About Sound Profiles
Your device will make three categories of sounds in response to specific system or application events:
• Rings & Reminders - Phone calls and Calendar events
• Message Alerts - Email message, voice mail, text message, IM message, Web page loaded, etc.
• System Sounds - Empty Trash event, open display, open menu, send email message, press key, etc.
Your system comes with four default sound profiles. The profiles have editable names and settings for each of
the sound types:
Default Profile Rings & Reminders Message Alerts
System Sounds
Wheel Flash
Vibration
Loud
100% volume
100% volume
66% volume
Yes
Yes
Normal
100% volume
50% volume
0% volume
Yes
Yes
Soft
30% volume
20% volume
0% volume
Yes
Yes
Mute
0% volume
0% volume
0% volume
Yes
Yes
You can add one more profile to make a total of five sound profiles.
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Select and Edit Sound Profiles
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
screen.
then select Settings > Sound Profiles to open the Sound Profiles
2
In the Sound profile currently active group box of the screen, you can see which profile is currently active.
To the right of and just below the profile name, the attributes of the profile are represented by icons:
3
To select a different profile, highlight the Sound Profile pop-up menu (it is highlighted in the example above)
then press the wheel to open the pop-up menu. Rotate the wheel and highlight the profile you want, then
press the wheel to select it.
To add a new profile, open the Sound Profile pop-up menu and select New Profile. The edit profile screen
will open. By default, all profile attributes are selected and the volume for all sounds is set to 100%. Make
your edits just as you would an existing profile.
4
To edit the profiles’ attributes, select the Edit button. The profile edit screen will open:
5
Select the profile you want to edit from the pop-up menu (highlighted in the illustration above). You can
change the following profile attributes:
• Name text box - Type the name you want to assign the profile.
• Flash Wheel check box - Select if you want to accompany your ringtone with a flashing wheel (note that
this only works if the ringtone you select has a flashing component).
• Vibrate check box - Select if you want the device to vibrate whenever a ringtone plays.
• Volume sliders - For each type of sound, you can adjust the volume. Highlight the sound type then press
the wheel to open the slider:
Rotate the wheel up to increase the sound; rotate the wheel down to decrease the sound. Press the
wheel to set the volume and close the slider.
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6
To change the order in which the profiles to display in the Sound Controls dialog box, select the Reorder
button. The reorder dialog box looks like the following:
To use the reorder dialog box, first highlight the sound profile you want to move, then press the wheel and
release. Rotate the wheel to position the profile where you want it. Then press the wheel to lock its position.
7
To restore default settings for all sound profiles, press Menu
8
To save your settings, press Back
then select Restore Defaults.
.
Select a Ringtone for Message Alerts
Your device will remind you if you have a pending message alert (for a new email message, voice mail message,
etc.) with a ringtone that you can select from the Sound Profiles screen.
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
then select Settings > Sound Profiles to open the Sound Profiles
screen. Scroll down to the Pending message alert group box:
2
Select a ringtone from the Play pop-up menu, then select how frequently you want the reminder to play from
the time pop-up menu. You can select from 2, 5, and 10 minutes.
3
Now when you receive a new message notification, until you check your message, a reminder ring will play
every few minutes. If you don’t want to include an application’s message alerts in this reminder ring, then
you must set that application’s notification ringtone to “None”.
4
To save your settings, press Back
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Schedule Sound Profiles
You can schedule your device to switch sound profiles at regular times, either on a daily or weekly basis, from
the Sound Profiles screen.
1
From the Jump screen, press Menu
then select Settings > Sound Profiles to open the Sound Profiles
screen. Scroll down to the Schedule Sound Profiles group box:
2
Use the every day settings to reset your sound profiles up to twice each day. Use the every week settings to
change your sound profile at midnight every weekday or weekend day.
3
To save your settings, press Back
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4. The Jump Screen
In this chapter you can read all about your device’s “home base” -- the Jump screen:
• About the Jump Screen on page 51
• How to Find the Jump Screen on page 52
• The Application Splash Screens on page 52
• How to Select an Application on page 52
• The Jump Screen Menu on page 53
About the Jump Screen
The Jump screen is a view that displays all the applications you can use on your device in a ring of application
icons (on the left) and application “splash screens” (on the right). You use the Jump screen by scrolling through
the applications by rotating the wheel...until the application you want to open displays. Then press the wheel to
open the application.
The Jump screen is illustrated below, with the Phone application displayed:
Read more about splash screens in The Application Splash Screens on page 52.
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How to Find the Jump Screen
Simply press the Jump button
to view the Jump screen. You can “jump” to this view from any screen, in any
application, at any time, by pressing the Jump button.
When you go to the Jump screen by pressing the Jump button
default.
, the Phone application is highlighted by
The Application Splash Screens
As you view the Jump screen and scroll through each application using the wheel, the splash screen applicable to
that application highlighted displays to the right of the Jump screen wheel.
Some splash screens contain application status information. For example, in the illustration of the Jump screen
above, the Phone splash screen shows the device owner that her total phone call time is 43 seconds.
Jump splash screens that contain timely user information are described in more detail in the following topics:
• Phone Splash Screen on page 63
• Instant Messaging Splash Screen on page 79
• Email Splash Screen on page 96
• Phone Messages Splash Screen on page 118
• Calendar Splash Screen on page 138
• To Do Splash Screen on page 160
• Notes Splash Screen on page 167
• Camera Splash Screen on page 153
How to Select an Application
1
Press Jump
2
Scroll through the applications using the wheel. Stop when the application you want to use is highlighted.
3
Press the wheel to open the application.
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The Jump Screen Menu
While on the Jump screen, press Menu
to open the Jump screen menu:
Here’s what each menu option does:
• Settings - Opens the Settings hierarchical menu, from which you can make device-wide settings:
Read more in 3. Customizing Your Device on page 32.
• Controls... [
+
] - Opens the Controls submenu:
Read more in Sound Controls on page 15.
• Key Guard [Hold
] - Puts your device into key guard mode, which locks the keys and control buttons.
• Hints... - Opens a series of help screens.
• Network Status - Lists current network status details:
Press Menu
• Power Off [
off.
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+ M to see more details.
] - Turns off your device. You’ll see a series of shut-down messages as the device powers
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5. Browsing the Internet
Get away from it all and still browse the Internet! You’ll love the Web Browser application on your T-Mobile
device. To learn how to take advantage of all your Web Browser features, read the topics in this chapter:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Browser Splash Screen on page 54
Status Indicators on page 54
Keyboard Shortcuts on page 55
Navigation/View Shortcuts on page 55
Go To a Web Page on page 56
Go to Your Home Page on page 56
Search the Web on page 57
• Use Bookmarks on page 57
• See Recently-Viewed Web Pages on
page 59
• View History on page 59
• View Page Info on page 60
• Refresh a Web Page on page 60
• Stop a Web Page from Loading on page
60
• Web Browser Settings on page 60
Browser Splash Screen
To open the Web Browser application, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the Web Browser icon in the
left-hand “ring” of applications. You will see the Web Browser “splash” screen on the right side of the screen
when you’ve highlighted the Web Browser application icon:
Status Indicators
When a Web page is being loaded, you will see (at the bottom of your screen), the following status indicators:
The remote server is being contacted for the page you
requested.
The page you requested is being downloaded from the
remote server onto the service.
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The page you requested is being displayed to the device.
You may not see this indicator if the Web page displays
quickly.
If a Web page is longer than your display, you will see a vertical scroll bar along the right of your screen. Use the
wheel to scroll down the page, or use the shortcuts described in Navigation/View Shortcuts below.
If you leave the Web Browser application while a page is being loaded, you can set a preference so you will be
notified in the title bar when the Web page finishes loading.
Once the marquee notification has finished scrolling, a little globe icon
will remain in the title bar until you
view the page. Also, if you set a new message alert, a ringtone will sound when the page finishes loading. Read
more in Set Web Page Load Complete Alert on page 61.
If a Web page is longer than your display, you will see a vertical scroll bar along the right of your screen. Use the
wheel to scroll down the page, or use the shortcuts described in Navigation/View Shortcuts on page 55 below.
Keyboard Shortcuts
While you’re in the Web Browser, you can use the following shortcuts for Menu items:
Bookmarks
+K
Add Bookmark...
+N
Go To
+O
Navigate >
Forward
+
Home
+H
Recent Pages
+B
Page Info
+Q
Refresh
+R
Stop Loading
+.
Mail URL
+M
Navigation/View Shortcuts
You can use the following shortcuts to navigate or change your view when using the Web Browser:
• Scroll down a page:
- Press down arrow on D-pad, or
- Rotate wheel toward you, or
- Hold down
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• Scroll up a page:
- Press up key on D-pad, or
- Rotate wheel away from you, or
- Hold down
while rotating wheel away from you (to scroll up screen-by-screen)
• Toggle to full screen (hide title bar)
- Press
+ SHIFT + T
• Go Back to last-viewed Web page
- Press the Back button
Go To a Web Page
To open any Web page, do the following while you’re in the Web Browser application:
1
Start typing the address (URL) of the Web page you want to visit. The Go To dialog box opens automatically,
showing the address you are typing. Note! You do not need to type the “www.” or “.com” portion of the Web
address. You can also open the Go To dialog box from the Web Browser menu.
2
Use the wheel to select a choice:
• If you highlight a matching URL then press the wheel, you will be taken directly to the URL selected.
However, if you want to paste the URL in the Go To dialog box then edit it, hold the Shift key down while
you press the wheel. The URL is pasted in the Go To dialog box and you can edit the Web address there.
• If one of the possible matches is an entry in your Bookmark list, then that match will be identified with a
bookmark icon: .
• If you highlight the Search for entry then press the wheel, a search for that entry will conducted by the
search engine you’ve specified in Set Your Search Engine on page 61.
• The Edit option only appears if the current page’s URL contains a match for your Go To entry. If you
highlight and select the Edit entry, the current page’s URL will appear in the Go To dialog box, ready for
you to edit. You can also edit the current page’s URL by pressing Menu
then selecting Go To [ + O].
Note: To navigate back and forward between Web pages you’ve visited, press Menu
then select Navigate to
open the Navigate submenu, which contains a Forward option and links to Web pages you’ve visited, and
History.
Go to Your Home Page
Your home page is set in the Web Browser Settings screen as described in Set Your Home Page on page 61. You
can go to your home page in either of two ways while in the Web Browser:
• Press Menu
then select Navigate > Home.
• Use the keyboard shortcut by pressing
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Search the Web
To search the Web for keywords, do the following while you’re in the Web Browser application:
1
Start typing the word(s) you want to include in the search. The Go To dialog box opens automatically,
showing the word(s) you are typing.
2
The Search option appears directly below the word(s) you are typing:
When you are finished typing your search words, use the wheel to scroll down to highlight the Search option
(as shown below), then press.
3
Your Web search is then conducted by the search engine you have specified in Set Your Search Engine on
page 61. Your search results display on the search engine’s Web page. Use the wheel to scroll to the result
you want to follow and press.
Use Bookmarks
A bookmark is a saved link to a Web page that has been added to a list of saved links. When you are looking at
a particular Web page and want the ability to get back to it later quickly, create a bookmark for it. You can create
up to 500 bookmarks on your device and up to 50 custom folders in which to organize them. (Read how in Add
Bookmarks on page 58.)
View Bookmarks
While in the Web Browser, you can see the bookmarks you have already set by doing either of the following:
• Press Menu
then select Bookmarks.
• Use the keyboard shortcut by pressing
+ K.
The Bookmarks screen looks like the following:
Notice, you can create folders to organize your bookmarks. “Expand” or “collapse” the bookmarks contained
within a given folder by highlighting the folder and pressing the wheel. Press to expand, press again to collapse
the list.
Read more about folders in Add/Edit/Delete Bookmark Folders on page 58.
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Add Bookmarks
To add a bookmark to your list of bookmarks, do the following while in the Web Browser:
1
Open the Web page you want to bookmark.
2
Press Menu
3
The Add Bookmark screen opens with the Name and URL fields filled in:
then select Add Bookmark... [
+ N].
The Folder pop-up menu is highlighted by default. Press the wheel to open the list of options. Scroll to
highlight the folder in which you want the bookmark to appear, then press the wheel to select it. If you select
New Folder, the New Folder dialog box will appear, asking you to name the folder.
4
When finished, press Done
. Your bookmark is added.
Edit and Discard Bookmarks
You can change the address (URL), name, or folder of an existing bookmark, or discard a bookmark by doing the
following while in the Web Browser:
1
From the Web Browser, press Menu
2
Scroll to highlight the bookmark you wish to modify.
then select Bookmarks [
3
Press Menu
+ K]. The Bookmarks screen opens.
to open the Bookmarks menu, and then:
• To edit a bookmark name, select Edit [ + E] to open the Edit Bookmark dialog box. Change the
bookmark name, URL, or folder as you wish; then press Done .
• To discard a bookmark, select Discard [
bookmark is actually removed.
]. You will be asked to confirm your action before the
Add/Edit/Delete Bookmark Folders
You can organize your bookmarks into folders that you name. To add, edit, or delete a bookmark folder, do the
following while in the Web Browser:
1
From the Web Browser screen, press Menu
opens.
then select Bookmarks [
+ K]. The Bookmarks screen
2
Scroll to highlight the folder you wish to modify. If you are adding a folder, don’t worry about what folder is
highlighted.
3
Press Menu
to open the Bookmarks menu, and then:
• To edit a folder name, select Rename... [
name as you wish and press Done .
• To discard a folder, select Discard [
discarded.
+ E] to open the Rename dialog box. Change the folder
]. You will be asked to confirm your action before the folder is
• To add a folder, select New Folder... The New Folder dialog box appears. Type the new folder name and
press Done .
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See Recently-Viewed Web Pages
To see a list of Web pages that you have visited recently, relative to the page you are currently viewing, use the
Recent Pages screen while in the Web Browser application:
1
From the Web Browser screen, press Menu , then select Navigate and press the wheel again to open the
submenu. Your recently-viewed pages are listed in the center of the submenu. You can also open the Recent
Pages dialog box by pressing [ + B]. On this dialog box, notice that the page you are currently viewing is
marked with a diamond and its listing is positioned relative to where you’ve been:
2
Scroll to highlight a page you wish to return to, then press the wheel to go there.
By using Recent Pages, you can easily navigate forward and backward among pages you’ve visited.
You can clear your Recent Pages list from the Settings screen. Read more in Clear History on page 62.
View History
To see a chronological list of Web pages you have visited (up to 100), open the History screen while in the Web
Browser application:
1
From the Web Browser screen, press Menu
then select History. The History screen opens:
2
To return to any of the pages listed, simply scroll to highlight the URL, the press the wheel to select it.
You can clear your history from the Settings screen. Read more in Clear History on page 62.
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View Page Info
To view the current page’s URL and page title, press Menu
dialog box will open:
then select Page Info [
+ Q]. The Page Info
Refresh a Web Page
You can refresh (reload from the originating server) the Web page you are currently viewing in either of two
ways:
• Press Menu
then select Refresh.
• Use the keyboard shortcut by pressing
+ R.
Stop a Web Page from Loading
You can stop a Web page from loading in either of two ways:
• Press Menu
then select Stop Loading.
• Use the keyboard shortcut by pressing
+ ..
Web Browser Settings
You can customize a number of settings from the Web Browser Settings screen:
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Specifically, you can:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Set Your Home Page
Set Your Search Engine
Set Web Page Load Complete Alert
Show Pictures
Clear History
Clear Cache
Clear Cookies
The sections below explain what each setting means.
Set Your Home Page
To set your Web home page (the page you want the browser to open by default), do the following while in the
Web Browser application:
1
From the Web Browser screen, press Menu
2
On the Settings screen, scroll to the Home Page text field and type the URL of your preferred home page.
then select Settings.
Alternatively, you could select the Use Current Page button if you want to use the Web page that was
displayed on the screen before you opened the Settings screen.
3
Press Back
to save your setting.
Set Your Search Engine
To set the search engine you want to use by default, do the following while in the Web Browser application:
1
From the Web Browser screen, press Menu
2
On the Settings screen, scroll to highlight the Search Engine pop-up menu.
then select Settings.
3
Press the wheel to open the list of options.
4
Scroll to your preferred search engine and press the wheel to select it.
5
Press Back
to save your setting.
Set Web Page Load Complete Alert
If you want an alert to sound when a Web page has finished loading (assuming you are in another application at
the time the page loads), then select a ringtone from this pop-up menu.
Show Pictures
You can decide if you want the Web Browser to display Web pictures on your device by doing the following while
in the Web Browser application:
1
From the Web Browser screen, press Menu
2
On the Settings screen, scroll to highlight the Show Pictures in Web pages check box.
3
To have pictures display, press the wheel to select the check box; to prevent pictures from displaying, press
the wheel to clear the check box. Web pages should load faster if you clear this check box.
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Clear History
History contains a chronological list of Web pages you have visited (up to 100). To remove all Web pages from
the list, scroll to highlight the Clear History button, then press the wheel to select it. Note that when you clear
your history, you also clear your Recent Pages list.
Clear Cache
The device cache stores temporary Internet files such as Web pages and files (such as graphics). The device
allocates up to 800 KB for the cache. This speeds up the display of pages you frequently visit or have already
seen because the browser can open them from your device memory rather than the Web.
To clear your cache, scroll to highlight the Clear Cache button, then press the wheel to select it. Note that this
may take a while. You’ll be notified when the cache has been cleared.
Clear Cookies
Many Web sites save information to your system (the Web proxy service in this case) so sites can “remember”
information you’ve entered (including which pages you’ve visited within their site) for future reference. This
information is stored in a small text file, called a cookie. Know that only the information you type while visiting a
Web site can be stored. Also, know that the presence of a cookie does not allow any external Web site access to
other information on your device. A Web site can only read the cookie that it created.
If you want to delete all the cookies stored for your account on the Web proxy service database, scroll to
highlight the Clear Cookies button, then press the wheel to select it.
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6. Making Phone Calls
Your Phone application has many unique features that will make it easier than ever to stay connected! Read the
topics in this chapter to learn how to take advantage of all the application has to offer:
•
•
•
•
•
•
Phone Splash Screen on page 63
Keyboard Shortcuts on page 64
Title Bar Indicators on page 64
Manage Your Speed Dial List on page 64
Headset or Handset? on page 66
Adjusting Volume on page 66
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Place a Call on page 67
Features While on a Call on page 70
Answer a Call on page 72
End a Call on page 72
Your Call Log on page 73
Listen to Voice Mail on page 75
Phone Settings on page 75
Phone Splash Screen
To open the Phone application, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the Phone icon in the left-hand “ring”
of applications. You will see the Phone “splash” screen on the right side of the screen when you’ve highlighted
the Phone application icon:
The splash screen shows the total call time elapsed since you last reset the counter (read more in Accumulated
Call Time and Reset on page 76) as well as the network operator to which your device is currently connected.
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Keyboard Shortcuts
While you’re in the Phone application, you can use the following shortcuts for menu items:
End Call
Dial with Wheel
+W
Add Contact...
[email protected]
Edit Contact...
+E
New Speed Dial...
+D
Call Log
+L
Second Call...
+N
Mute/Un-mute Call
+M
Note that while you’re on a phone call:
• Press @ (at sign) to create a * (star) tone.
• Press . (period) to create a # (pound) tone.
Title Bar Indicators
Your device title bar will show you the status of your Phone application; for example:
The phone symbol shown above, plus others you might see at some time, are explained below:
You have one call active; time elapsed is 3 minutes, 40 seconds. Note that the
phone icon and the time display alternately. If you have two calls active, you’ll see
one phone icon blinking and the time displayed will be for the foreground call.
Call forwarding is turned on. Your phone will not ring.
You have unheard voice mail.
Manage Your Speed Dial List
You can store up to eight speed dial numbers for easy dialing. Note that shortcut #1 is reserved for your voice
mailbox number and cannot be reassigned.
Once you store a speed dial number, you can easily dial that number by pressing and holding the shortcut
number for at least two seconds. Very convenient! You can always check your Speed Dial list assignments by
opening the Recent pop-up menu on the main dialing screen.
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You can add, edit, or delete speed dial numbers from the Settings > Speed Dial screen or from the New Speed
Dial menu item. Details follow.
Adding a Number to Your Speed Dial List
To add a number to your Speed Dial list, do the following while in the Phone application:
1
From the main Phone screen, press Menu
Entry dialog box opens:
then select New Speed Dial... [
+ D]. The New Speed Dial
2
The next-available shortcut number is selected by default in the pop-up menu. You can use this number or
any other number that isn’t already assigned.
3
Type the Name and Number of the contact. As you type the name, possible matches from your Address
Book contacts will appear in a pop-up menu for easy selection.
4
Select Create
. Your speed dial number is saved.
Editing an Existing Speed Dial Number
To edit an existing speed dial number, do the following while in the Phone application:
1
From the main Phone screen, press Menu
screen appears.
2
Scroll to highlight the entry you want to edit, then press the wheel. The Edit Speed Dial Entry dialog box
appears. Make your change to the shortcut key, name, or phone number. You can also discard the speed dial
entry from this dialog box.
3
When finished, select Done
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Removing an Existing Speed Dial Number
To remove an existing speed dial number, do the following while in the Phone application:
1
From the main Phone screen, press Menu
screen appears.
then select Settings > Speed Dial. The Set Up Speed Dial
2
Scroll to highlight the entry you want to remove.
3
Press the DEL key
4
You’ll receive a confirmation dialog box; select Discard. The speed dial entry is removed.
.
Headset or Handset?
When making a phone call, you can use the device as a handset or use the headset.
• Handset - Make sure the display lid is in the closed position. Hold the phone as a receiver, speaking into
the microphone located between the Menu and Jump buttons.
Tip! The listening sound is best when you hold the phone tight against your ear and the “mouthpiece”
slightly away from your face, as shown in the illustration above. The microphone is sensitive enough to
pick up your voice even if you hold it at this angle (about 20-30 degrees relative to your face).
• Headset - Plug your headset lead into your device headset/camera jack as shown above.
Adjusting Volume
While you’re on an active call, you can adjust the speaker volume:
1
Scroll to highlight the speaker volume button
opens:
2
Rotate the wheel to adjust the volume up or down: rotating up (away from you) increases volume; rotating
down (toward you) decreases volume.
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Place a Call
There are many ways you can “dial” a call with your device. This section describes all the methods. Pick the one
that suits you:
• Keyboard Dialing on page 67
• Keypad Dialing on page 67
• Redialing a Number on page 68
• Speed Dialing on page 68
• Dialing Recent Numbers on page 68
• Dialing Using Letters on page 68
• Dialing from the Call Log on page 68
• Dialing from the Look Up Screen on page 69
• Dialing from Contact Information on page 69
Dialing Method
Instructions
Keyboard Dialing
With the device display lid open, type the number using the number
keys.
Press Send Call to place the call.
Keypad Dialing
Scroll to highlight the dial mode button:
Then press the wheel to open the on-screen keypad:
Scroll to highlight a number, then press the wheel to select it. Continue
until your number is complete. If you type an incorrect number by
mistake, use the Delete key to erase it.
Press Send Call to send the call.
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Dialing Method
Instructions
Redialing a Number
You can redial a number you just disconnected by pressing the
button.
Speed Dialing
You can place a call using an assigned speed dial number. Press and
hold the shortcut number key for at least two seconds to send the call.
Tip: If you’ve forgotten your speed dial number assignments, open the
pop-up menu on the main dialing screen. Your Speed Dial
list is shown at the top.
Dialing Recent Numbers
The Phone application stores a list of the last 10 numbers you’ve called,
received, or missed. To open this list, scroll to highlight
,
then press the wheel to open the pop-up menu:
Scroll to highlight the number you want to call, then press the wheel to
send the call.
The symbols to the left of the name/number tell you the “category” of
the recent call:
- Incoming
- Outgoing
- Missed
In addition, at the top of the recently-called list is a list of your stored
Speed Dial numbers.
Dialing Using Letters
If you want to dial a phone number that appears as letters (such as 1800-FLOWERS), you can use the keyboard’s alpha keys to type the
number. The Phone application will “interpret” the letters and send the
numeric equivalent.
Dialing from the Call Log
The Call Log is described in detail in Your Call Log on page 73, but (in
brief) here’s how to dial using the Call Log:
• Open the menu and select Call Log [ + L].
• Scroll to highlight the number you want to call, then press the wheel
to send the call.
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Dialing Method
Instructions
Dialing from the Look Up
Screen
You can open a “Look Up” view into your Address Book that just lists
your contacts and phone numbers. To use this screen to dial a number:
• Scroll to highlight
, then press the wheel to open the
Look Up screen.
• An abbreviated Browse Contacts screen appears, showing names
and phone numbers.
• To find a contact quickly, start typing the name and the Match dialog
box will open, narrowing your search. Alternatively, you can scroll
through your contacts until you find the phone number you want to
call, then press the wheel to send the call.
• You return to the Phone application screen.
Dialing from Contact
Information
You can call a contact stored in your Address Book directly from their
contact information:
• From the Jump screen select Address Book.
• Open the information for the contact you want to call.
• Scroll to highlight the phone number of interest.
• Either press and hold the wheel to open the context menu and select
Call or press Menu
and select Call.
• You return to the Phone application as the call is sent.
Dialing Pauses
You can embed pauses into a phone number you dial by inserting either the comma (,) or semicolon (;) in the
number sequence. Each behaves a little differently:
• comma (,) - When a comma is reached in the sequence, a three-second pause is inserted before the next
number is dialed.
• semicolon (;) - When a semicolon is reached in the sequence, a dialog box opens, prompting you to select
OK if you want the next number in sequence dialed.
So, if you want to dial a number that will then ask you to select an option (e.g., “Press 1 to contact Sales; press
2 to contact Customer Support; press 3 to contact Technical Support.”), and then another option (e.g., “Press 1
to leave a message; press 2 to hold for a representative.”), you could type:
1-800-555-4488,2,2
In the example above, you would be placed on hold to wait for a representative without having to listen through
and select the options. If you used semicolons (;) instead of commas (,) in the sequence above, you would need
to watch the display of your device and respond to the dialog box prompts to dial the option numbers.
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Features While on a Call
While you’re on a call, you can:
•
•
•
•
Enter Additional Numbers
Mute Your Call
Make a New Call
Make a Conference Call
Enter Additional Numbers
Sometimes after connecting to a phone number, you’ll need to enter additional numbers (such as menu item
choices or your voice mailbox security code). You can enter these numbers by using either of these two
methods:
• Method 1 - Use the keyboard. Note that you can press @ (at sign) to create a * (star) tone, and press
. (period) to create a # (pound) tone.
• Method 2 - Select
to open the on-screen keypad. Scroll to highlight the number or symbol you
want, then press the wheel to select it. Repeat for each character you need to enter. Press Back
to
dismiss the keypad when finished.
Mute Your Call
During an active call you can mute your side of the conversation by opening the menu and selecting Mute Call
[ + M]. To open your side of the call to the listener again, open the menu and select Un-mute Call [ + M].
Make a New Call
While on an active call, you can place another call:
1
With your current call active, let the person you’re speaking to know you’re about to put them on hold.
2
Press Menu
3
Place your second call number using one of the dialing methods described in Place a Call on page 67.
4
Your first call still appears on your screen, in the lower panel:
5
To switch between callers, select the
then select New Call... [
+ N]. The active call is placed on hold automatically.
button, highlighted by default in the lower panel. After you
select this button, the active caller is put on hold and their call is shown in the lower panel.
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6
To end either call, select End Call
while the call is active. To end the call on hold without resuming it,
scroll to highlight the End Call button, then press the wheel. To end both calls at once, press Menu
then
select End All Calls.
Make a Conference Call
You can make up to a five-way conference call using your device (plus have one caller on hold). To do this, first
you need to have one caller on the line. Then:
1
Press Menu
2
Call your second party (using any of the dialing methods). When that party answers, press Menu
select Conference. Your conference call displays as follows:
then select New Call... [
+ N]. Your foreground call is put on hold.
3
To add another party to the conference call, press Menu
conference call is placed on hold.
4
Call (using any of the dialing methods) your third party. When that party answers, press Menu
Add to Conference.
5
You can continue selecting New Call... [ + N] from the menu until you have five callers on the conference
call. Note: You can call a sixth party, but either the conference call will need to be placed on hold or the sixth
party. From that state you can “switch” calls between the sixth party and the conference call.
6
From the conference call screen you can highlight an individual caller and press the wheel to open a context
menu that offers the following actions:
then select New Call... [
then
+ N] again. Your
then select
• Hold Other Callers - To leave the caller you have highlighted in the foreground call, but put all the other
callers in the conference on hold. select this option.
• Disconnect Caller - To drop the highlighted caller from the conference call, select this option. The other
parties on the conference call remain.
7
To end the conference call, select End Call
Menu
then select End All Calls.
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Answer a Call
When you receive a new incoming phone call, you will see a notification screen like the following:
Since the Answer button is highlighted by default, all you have to do is press the wheel to answer the call.
To send the call directly to voice mail, highlight and select the Forward to Voice Mail button, or simply
press Back .
There are a couple of special cases you should know about:
• If your device is locked when a call comes in press the wheel to answer the call. Once you’re on the
call, the phone screen will include a button that allows you to
the device so you can use the
Menu, Back, and Jump buttons.
• If you are already in a call when another call comes in (call waiting), the notification screen will
include a button to Switch Calls. If you press this button, the first call will be put on hold. Alternatively,
you can press the Forward to Voice Mail button
to send the incoming call straight to voice mail.
About Caller ID
If your caller does not have Caller ID blocked on their phone account, then the incoming call notification screen
will include the caller information. In addition, if you have the caller in your Address Book, the notification screen
will be further personalized with the label on the phone number and an identity icon, if you have stored this
information.
For example, in the case that the caller does not have Caller ID blocked and you have the caller in your Address
Book, you could get a notification screen that looks like the one in the illustration above for caller Gloria Grant.
End a Call
There are a few ways you can end your phone call:
• If you are in the Phone application, select the
button.
• If you are in an application other than Phone, press Menu
• Regardless of where you are, press Back
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Your Call Log
Your Call Log lists the calls that you have either:
• received (“incoming”),
• placed (“outgoing”), or
• didn’t pick up (“missed”)
The Log stores up to 10 calls in each of the three categories (Incoming, Outgoing, or Missed), for a total of 30
calls. When you reach the maximum limit in one of the categories, the oldest call is removed from the Log to
make room for the new call. You can also clear your Log at any time (read more in Clear Your Call Log on page
75).
Views of Your Call Log
The Log is convenient because you can view your calls by category if you want. Your Call Log holds a history of
your last 100 calls (first in-first out method of storing). Here’s how you can set your Log view:
1
Press Menu
then select Call Log [
view you last selected.
2
From the Call Log screen, press Menu
• All Calls - [
then View to open the submenu view options:
+ 0]
• Incoming - [
+ 1]
• Outgoing - [
+ 2]
• Missed - [
+ L]. The Log opens in either the default view (All Calls), or in the
+ 3]
If you don’t have any calls in the category you selected, the screen will display the message “No calls in Call
Log”.
3
The view you select “sticks” until you change it from the menu. Note that your currently-selected view is
indicated by a bullet in the menu (“Incoming” in the example below):
An example Call Log is shown below, with the view set to All Calls:
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Note the call category icons:
- Incoming
- Outgoing
- Missed
Place a Call From the Log
You can use your Call Log to return or make calls. Here’s how:
1
Press Menu
2
Scroll to highlight the number you want to call, then press the wheel. Your call is placed.
then select Call Log [
+ L]. Your Call Log appears.
Add/Edit Speed Dial from the Log
If one of your Log entries is also on your Speed Dial list, you can easily edit this entry from the Log. If an entry
in your Log is not on your Speed Dial list, you can easily add the number to your Speed Dial list from the Log:
1
Press Menu
2
Scroll to highlight the number you want to call, then press Menu
Edit Speed Dial... (the appropriate entry will appear).
then select Call Log [
3
Either the Edit Speed Dial Entry or New Speed Dial Entry dialog box appears, as appropriate.
4
Type or edit the Shortcut Key, Name, and Number information.
5
Select Create
or Done
+ L]. Your Call Log appears.
and select New Speed Dial... [
+ N] or
to dismiss the dialog box and save the changes.
Add Contact List from the Log
If one of your Log entries is also in your Address Book, you can easily edit this entry from the Log. If an entry in
your Log is not in your Address Book, you can easily add that contact to your Address Book from the Log:
1
Press Menu
2
Scroll to highlight the name/number you want to add or edit, then press Menu
[ + @] or Edit Contact... [ + E] (the appropriate entry will appear).
then select Call Log [
+ L]. Your Call Log appears.
3
Either the Add Contact or Edit Contact dialog box appears, as appropriate, with the caller’s existing
information filled in, or (if a new contact) the caller’s name and number filled in--if that information is
available. The Add Contact dialog box look like the following:
and select Add Contact...
4
Complete or edit the fields, as you wish. When finished, select Add or Edit (as appropriate).
5
The contact information is saved and you are returned to the Phone application.
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Clear Your Call Log
To remove all entries in all three Call Log categories (incoming, outgoing, and missed), do the following while in
the Phone application:
1
Press Menu
2
Press Menu
then select Clear Log.... You’ll receive a confirmation dialog. Select Clear Log to have all
calls disappear and your screen will report “No calls in Call Log”. Select Cancel
if you don’t want to clear
your Log after all.
then select Call Log [
+ L]. Your Call Log appears.
Listen to Voice Mail
There are several ways you can call your voice mailbox to retrieve your voice mail.
• From a land line, call your voice mailbox number.
• Using your device keyboard, press and hold the #1 key for at least two seconds (this is the speed dial
shortcut to voice mail). The call to your voice mailbox is placed.
Phone Settings
You can set a variety of preferences from your Phone Settings screen. To open the Phone Settings screen, do the
following while in the Phone application:
From the main Phone screen, press Menu
from the following settings screens:
then select Settings to open the Settings submenu. You can select
• General Settings
• Call Forwarding & Voice Mail
• Set Phone Ringtones
• Set Speed Dial Shortcuts
Each settings screen is described in the sections below.
General Settings
To reach the General settings screen, press Menu
opens:
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• My Phone Number
Just in case you forget your device’s phone number, it’s shown on this screen. If, for some reason, your
phone number does not appear, you can manually enter it by selecting the Enter Number button. Note
that entering a number on this screen does not actually change your phone number. If you need to change
your phone number, contact T-Mobile.
• Accumulated Call Time and Reset
If you are keeping track of your calling time and need to reset the time to zero, select the Reset button. If,
for some reason your phone number is not read from your SIM card, then you can enter it manually by
selecting Enter Number. In the normal course of events, this should not be necessary.
• Phone Volume
Select the Phone Volume button to open the slider. Rotate the wheel up to increase volume; rotate the
wheel down to decrease volume.
Call Forwarding & Voice Mail
If you don’t want to answer your phone for some reason and want the call to forward to another number (voice
mail or somewhere else), you set this up by doing the following while in the Phone application:
1
From the main Phone screen, press Menu
Up Forwarding screen appears.
then select Settings > Call Forwarding & Voice Mail. The Set
2
In the Settings section, scroll to highlight Call Forwarding & Voice Mail, then press the wheel. The Set Up
Forwarding screen opens. The currently-selected (active) forwarding option is the one selected on the pop-up
menu.
3
You have the following forwarding options:
• Forward to Voice Mail
• Forward All Calls
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You can choose to forward to Voice Mail or Other... If you select Other..., a dialog box opens in which you
must type the other number:
• Forward to Custom Number
For each call situation (Busy, Unanswered, or Out-of-range), you can select a forwarding number. Again,
you can choose from Voice Mail, Other..., or Disable (to disable forwarding). If you select Other..., then
the Forwarding dialog box opens, in which you must type the other number.
To turn off forwarding altogether, select the Disable option for each call situation.
Set Phone Ringtones
You can set up your device so that you’re notified of an incoming call or new voice mail by a ringtone you select.
You do this from the Phone Settings screen:
1
From the main Phone screen, press Menu
screen appears.
2
In the first group box you can open the Sound Controls by selecting that button.
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3
In the second group box, you can set your Incoming phone call ring. Select the pop-up menu to open it
and see all the possible rings you can select:
4
If you do not want to be notified of a new incoming call or voice mail, select None.
5
If you do want to be notified of a new incoming call or voice mail, then select from one of the possible
ringtone categories. To view the songs for a particular category, press the wheel. In the example above, all
the songs in the Chimes category are shown. To dismiss any of the submenus, press Back .
Note that the category and song currently in effect are highlighted.
6
To select one of the songs for your ringtone, press the wheel when the song is highlighted and marked with
a bullet.
7
Press Back
to save your settings.
Set Speed Dial Shortcuts
You can store up to eight speed dial numbers (#2 - #9). Shortcut #1 is permanently reserved for voice mail.
You can add new or edit existing speed dial numbers from the Settings > Speed Dial screen. Read details in
Manage Your Speed Dial List on page 64.
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7. Instant Messaging
What could be more fun than sending instant messages while you’re on the go? Not much! Read all about how
to use the AOL Instant MessengerTM service in this chapter:
• Instant Messaging Splash Screen on page
79
• Keyboard Shortcuts on page 80
• Add a Screen Name on page 80
• Sign On on page 81
• Sign Off on page 82
• Switch Screen Names on page 82
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
The Buddy List Screen on page 83
Manage Groups on page 84
Manage Buddies on page 86
IM Conversations on page 89
:) Smileys on page 91
Set an Away Message on page 91
Instant Messaging Settings on page 93
Instant Messaging Splash Screen
To open the Instant Messaging application, first press Jump
, then scroll to highlight the AIM® icon in the left-
hand “ring” of applications. You will see the AOL Instant MessengerTM “splash” screen on the right side of the
screen when you’ve highlighted the AIM® application icon:
The splash screen lists all your active conversations along with the buddy screen name and the conversation
number. The screen also tells you how many of your buddies are online at the time and the screen name you’re
currently using. You can use the conversation shortcuts (
) to jump to a conversation from the Jump screen.
If you are out-of-network and therefore unable to connect to AIM, you will see an X in the radio signal area of
the notifications bar:
If you have been disconnected from the IM server, you will see this icon in the notifications bar:
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Keyboard Shortcuts
While using AIM, you can use the following keyboard shortcuts for menu items:
Send IM...
+M
New Buddy...
+N
New Group...
+N
Edit Buddy
+E
Discard...
Move
+O
End Conversation
End All Conversations
+.
Shift +
Smileys
+Y
Away Messages
+W
Open a particular
conversation
+ <conversation number>
Note that the shortcut keys to conversations work while in
the AIM application and from the Jump screen.
Add a Screen Name
Before you can use AIM on your device, you must have an AOL Instant Messenger account. If you don’t
already have an AOL or AIM account, no problem! Just follow the instructions below.
1
From the AOL Instant Messenger sign on screen, select New User from the Screen Name pop-up, then
select the Sign On button.
2
The New User dialog box opens:
Select the Create New Screen Name button; you’ll be taken to the new AIM Registration page via the
device Web Browser.
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Complete the online forms that appear on your screen. When you’re done, you’ll be returned to the AIM Sign
On screen, with your new screen name showing as one of the options in the Screen Name pop-up menu:
Sign On
Once you have at least one screen name, you’re ready to sign on!
Signing On for the First Time
1
From the Jump screen, select AOL Instant Messenger. The Sign On screen appears.
2
Type your Screen Name and Password in the fields. To save yourself the trouble of typing these again, select
the Save Password check box.
3
Scroll to highlight the Sign On button, then press the wheel.
4
This screen name will now appear in the Screen Name pop-up menu.
Signing On After the First Time
1
From the Jump screen, select AOL Instant Messenger. The Sign On screen appears.
2
The last screen name you used to sign on appears pre-populated in the Screen Name field. If you’ve selected
the Save Password check box, then your password is also pre-populated. If you want to use this screen
name, select the Sign On button.
3
If you want to use a different screen name to sign on, either type a screen name and password directly in the
fields, or use the Screen Name pop-up menu.This menu lists all the screen names that have been used to
sign on to AIM from your device.
Note that if this is the first time you’ve signed on to AIM using your device, there will be no entries in the
pop-up menu (except New User and Remove Name...).
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To open the pop-up menu, scroll to highlight
, then press the wheel. The pop-up appears:
Scroll to highlight the screen name you want to use to sign on, then press the wheel.
5
Type your password. Again, if you want the device to remember this screen name/password combination,
select the Save Password check box.
6
Select the Sign On button. You’re in.
7
If you want to add an existing AOL screen name to the list, or remove a screen name, read Add a Screen
Name on page 80 and Remove Existing Screen Name on page 82.
Sign Off
To sign off from AIM at any time, press Menu
and select Sign Off.
Switch Screen Names
You can switch screen names at any time:
1
From any of the AIM screens, press Menu
2
From the Screen Name pop-up menu, scroll to highlight the screen name you want to use to sign on, then
press the wheel.
then select Sign Off. The Sign On screen appears.
3
Select the Sign On button.
Remove Existing Screen Name
You can remove one or more names from your Screen Name pop-up menu. Note that if you do this, you will
not be deleting either your AIM or AOL account, you will just be removing the screen name from the list.
You can always add the name back in later by typing it in Screen Name/Password fields and then signing on.
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It’s easy to remove a name. Note that you must be signed off to remove a screen name.
1
From the Sign On screen, open the Screen Name pop-up menu and select Remove Name. The Remove
Screen Name(s) dialog appears:
2
Scroll to highlight the pop-up menu and press the wheel to open it:
Scroll to highlight the name you wish to remove.
3
Scroll to highlight the Remove button, then press the wheel.
4
To remove more names, select another name from the pop-up menu, then select Remove.
5
Continuing removing until finished, then select Done
on the Screen name pop-up menu.
. Now, the name(s) you’ve removed will not appear
Tip: To put a removed screen name back on the Screen Names pop-up menu, simply sign on using that screen
name by typing the Screen Name and Password manually on the Sign On screen.
The Buddy List Screen
The Buddy List screen is your main view into the AOL Instant Messaging service. The screen shows a grouped
listing of all your buddies:
At the very top of the screen in the title bar you’ll see your screen name.
Next, all the groups you have created are listed and marked with a group icons, with the buddies in collapsible
lists.
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• To open (expand) a group’s list, scroll to highlight the group name, then press the wheel. The group icon
“opens”:
.
• To collapse the list, press again: the buddy names disappear and the group icon “closes”:
.
With the group contents expanded, to the far left of each buddy screen name you’ll see their open conversation
number (if you have a conversation open with them), and to the left there is an availability/status icon, if
applicable. Here’s what the icons mean:
Buddy is away (start a conversation to view their away message).
You’ve blocked this “buddy”.
The buddy is idle.
You have a new message from this buddy.
The buddy has signed on (icon displays only a few seconds).
The buddy has signed off (icon displays only a few seconds).
Buddy is signed on from a Sidekick. Their idle state is shown on the right.
Buddy is signed on from a wireless device. Their idle state is shown on the right.
Buddies who are “offline” are shown in the Offline folder in italic font.
Running vertically down the right side of the screen, all the conversations with unread messages are symbolized
by little balloons, with the conversation number in the balloon. Note also that if you have an unread message,
you will see the AIM icon in the title bar:
Manage Groups
You use “groups” to organize your buddies, much like you use folders to organize your email and text messages.
You can create new groups, rename existing groups, move groups, and discard existing groups. Note, however,
that you cannot discard the “system” group, Offline.
Add a Group
To add a new group to your Buddy List, do the following while in the IM application:
1
If your Buddy List isn’t displayed, press Back
2
Scroll to highlight one of the existing groups, then press Menu
New Group dialog box opens:
3
Type the new group in the Name box.
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until your Buddy List displays.
and select New > Group...[
+ N]. The
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Select Done
. The group is added to your list.
Rename a Group
Once you’ve created a group, you can change the group’s name:
1
If your Buddy List isn’t displayed, press Back
2
Scroll to highlight one of the existing groups, then press Menu
Rename Group dialog box opens:
3
Edit the new group Name.
4
Select Done
until your Buddy List displays.
and select Rename... [
+ E]. The
. The group is displayed with its new name on your Buddy List.
Move a Group
You can rearrange the order in which groups appear in your Buddy List:
1
If your Buddy List isn’t displayed, press Back
2
Scroll to highlight the group you wish to move.
until your Buddy List displays.
3
Press Menu
then select Move [
focused within a dotted line:
4
Rotate the wheel to position the group where you want in your Buddy List. Press the wheel to place the
group and exit move mode.
+ O] to enter “move mode”. The group you are moving is shown
Discard a Group
You can discard any of the groups you’ve created (along with the Buddies in that group). You cannot, however,
discard the Offline group, which has a special status as a “system group”.
1
If your Buddy List isn’t displayed, press Back
2
Scroll to highlight the group you wish to discard.
3
Press Menu
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then select Discard [
until your Buddy List displays.
]. A confirmation dialog opens.
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If you’re sure you want to remove this group and all its contents (buddies), select Discard. Note that if you
discard the buddies, they will be removed from your Buddy List altogether.
To cancel the action and keep the buddy on your list, press Cancel
.
Manage Buddies
You can add Instant Messaging buddies, change their group assignment, remove and move them.
Add a Buddy
To add a buddy to your list, follow the steps below:
1
If your Buddy List isn’t displayed, press Back
2
Press Menu
until your Buddy List displays.
3
Type the Screen Name, and in the File in pop-up menu, select the group in which you want to file the
buddy.
4
Select Done
then select New > Buddy.... The New Buddy dialog box appears:
. The buddy is added to your list!
Tip: If you’re having a conversation with a person not on your Buddy List, you can add them to your list quickly
by pressing Menu
then selecting New > Buddy.... Their screen name is pre-populated in the New Buddy
dialog box.
Edit a Buddy
Once you’ve added a buddy, you can change what group the buddy is in, and how you’re notified when the
buddy signs on/off or sends you a message. To edit a buddy, do the following while in the IM application:
1
If your Buddy List isn’t displayed, press Back
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Press Menu
then select Edit... [
3
From this screen you can:
+ E]. The Edit Buddy screen displays:
• Change the group in which you’ve filed the buddy.
• Set alerts (notifications) for when your buddy signs on, signs off, or sends you a new message.
4
After making your edits, press Menu
• Select Cancel [
• Select Done
then:
+ .] to cancel all changes.
to save your changes.
Move Buddies
You can move buddies within a group and to a different group without opening the Edit Buddy screen:
1
If your Buddy List isn’t displayed, press Back
2
Scroll to highlight the screen name of the buddy you wish to move.
until your Buddy List displays.
3
Press Menu
then select Move [
focused in a dotted line:
+ O] to enter “move mode”. The buddy you are moving is shown
Note: If the buddy you are moving is offline, once you select Move, the buddy is shifts from the Offline
group to the group in which they would appear if online.
4
Rotate the wheel to position the buddy in the group you want. (The buddy moves in real time.) Press the
wheel to place the buddy and exit move mode.
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Note: If the buddy you were moving was offline, once you press the wheel to place them in a new group,
they will return to the Offline folder (until they sign on again).
Discard a Buddy
To remove a buddy from your list, do the following while in the IM application:
1
If your Buddy List isn’t displayed, press Back
2
Scroll to highlight the screen name of the buddy you wish to discard.
3
Press Menu
4
If you’re sure you want to remove this buddy, select Discard. Otherwise, to cancel the action and keep the
buddy on your list, press Cancel .
then select Discard [
until your Buddy List displays.
]. A confirmation dialog opens.
Block/Unblock Buddies
If you want to block messages from a particular buddy, you can easily do so while in the IM application:
1
If your Buddy List isn’t displayed, press Back
2
Scroll to highlight the screen name of the buddy you want to block.
3
Press Menu
4
The buddy’s screen name still appears on your Buddy List, but now it’s in the Offline group and the
then select Block.
“forbidden” icon
5
until your Buddy List displays.
appears to next to the buddy’s name:
To unblock messages from this buddy, highlight their screen name in the Offline group and select Unblock
from the menu. The screen name moves under the group you had previously assigned to them and you will
start receiving messages from this buddy again.
You can also unblock one or more buddies from the Settings screen, as described in Manage Blocked Users
List on page 95.
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IM Conversations
Conversations are one-on-one chat sessions you have with your online buddies. With AIM, you can have up to 10
online conversations going at the same time. This section explains how to start and end conversations, as well as
how to keep track of all the conversations you have going at one time!
Start/End an IM Conversation
To send a message to one of your buddies, follow the instructions below.
1
From the Jump screen, select AOL Instant Messenger. The Sign On screen appears.
2
Sign on to AIM using the instructions in either:
• Signing On for the First Time on page 81
• Signing On After the First Time on page 81
3
If your Buddy List doesn’t display, press Next [ ] until your Buddy List appears.
4
From the Buddy List screen, you can start a conversation screen in either of two ways:
• Method 1: Scroll to highlight the screen name of the buddy with whom you want to message, then press
the wheel. A conversation screen opens.
Tip: If you have a long Buddy List, to find a buddy’s screen name quickly, start typing the first few
characters of the buddy’s screen name and the auto-find feature will highlight the closest matching screen
name.
• Method 2: Press Menu
then select Send IM... [
+ M]. The Send Instant Message dialog box opens:
In the Send to text box, type the screen name of the buddy you want to message. You can also open the
pop-up menu and select a screen name (all your buddies are listed there). Select Start Conversation
(or press Return). A conversation screen with this buddy opens with your initial message showing.
5
You use the lower panel to type your messages. Here’s an example of a conversation-in-progress:
Note! If you send a message and it appears in the top panel in italic, this indicates that you’ve been
temporarily disconnected from the IM service. You will be reconnected automatically as soon as possible, at
which time your message will appear in regular font, not italic.
6
To end a conversation, press Menu
then select End Conversation [
+ .].
Tip: If you want to Sign Off and end all your conversations at once, simply return to the Buddy List screen, press
Menu
then select Sign Off.
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IM Conversation Indicators
Most every screen you view within Instant Messaging, including the splash screen, contains balloon indicators
, one for each active conversation in which you have an unread message.
In addition, each open conversation is numbered and usually displays to the right of the buddy name in any of
the lists
. If you’re in the AIM application or on the AIM Jump screen and you press Menu
<conversation number>, you will be taken to that conversation screen.
+
Switch Between IM Conversations
The easiest way to switch between conversations is to press Menu
+ <conversation number>. You can also
press Menu
and select IM Conversations [ + D] to open a submenu of all your active conversations. From
this list, select the conversation you want to make active.
Open Links Embedded in Conversations
If a buddy sends you an email address, URL, or phone number in a conversation, you can take an action on that
item from the menu, as shown in the example below, using the URL embedded link:
If the conversation contains an embedded email address or phone number too, the menu options will appear as
follows:
Simply select the appropriate menu option from the open conversation window to:
• go to the URL via the Web Browser application
• compose an email via the Email application
• place a phone call via the Phone application
Note that your conversation will stay open while you use another application to take one of these actions.
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:) Smileys
While you’re in a conversation you can add smileys (emoticons) to your message. To add a smiley, do the
following:
1
With an open IM conversation on your screen, press Menu
submenu:
then select Smileys [
+ Y] to open the
2
Scroll to highlight the smiley you want to insert into your conversation, then press the wheel to place it. You
can also insert a smiley by typing the ASCII equivalent (the center column in the menu).
Note: On devices that do not support the graphical smileys, the ASCII version of the smiley will be displayed.
Set an Away Message
Tip: To create new custom away message categories, you must go to your Web browser client on your computer
and edit or create them there.
To set an away message you must first be signed on to AIM (read more in Sign On on page 81). Once you’re
signed on:
1
If your Buddy List isn’t displayed, press Menu
2
Press Menu
then select Away Messages [ + W] to open the submenu. The default categories are
shown in the example below. (You can create new categories only from the AIM Web browser client on your
computer.)
3
Scroll to highlight the away message you want to select, then press the wheel.
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If you select I’m Away..., then a new dialog box will open in which you can type the message that will be sent
to the sender while you’re away:
After you type your I’m Away message and press Set, the I’m Away dialog box will stay open until you return
and select the I’m Back button:
5
If you select one of the other unavailable messages, The I’m Away dialog box opens with a standard (but
appropriate) message. This dialog box will remain on your screen in Instant Messaging until you press the
I’m Back button.
6
While you’re away, other device users will see the Away icon
next to your name in their Buddy List. If you
have any open conversations when you set an away message, your away message will appear in your
buddy’s conversation screen.
7
To change your status from away to available, select the I’m Back button.
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Instant Messaging Settings
You can set many preferences from the Settings screen. To open this screen, do the following while in the IM
application:
From either the IM Sign On screen or the Buddy List screen, press Menu
screen appears:
then select Settings. The Settings
From this screen you can:
• Show Graphical Smileys on page 93
• Set Up Accept Messages on page 94
• Set Buddy Alert Rings on page 94
• Manage Blocked Users List on page 94
Show Graphical Smileys
You can choose to display graphical smileys in your IM conversations, or not. Scroll to highlight the check box,
then press the wheel to select it if you want to display smileys. Press the wheel again to clear the check box if
you want to suppress the graphical smileys. If you do not select this option, then if you insert smileys in your
message, the ASCII version will display.
Expose Idle State
If you want users who have you on their Buddy List to see when you’re “idle”, then scroll to highlight the Allow
users to see when I’m idle check box, then press the wheel to select it. If you leave this check box unchecked,
then the idle icon will not appear next to your screen name on other’s Buddy Lists when you’ve been idle for 10
minutes or more.
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Set Up Accept Messages
You can set up AIM so that if someone not on your Buddy List sends you an instant message, you will first see
an alert asking you if you want to accept the message. To set this up, do the following:
1
From the Buddy List screen, press Menu
2
Look at the Show “Accept Message” dialog box check box. If you want to see the dialog box when
someone not on your Buddy List sends you a message, scroll to highlight the check box, then press the wheel
to select it. If you want to turn off Accept Message, clear the check box by highlighting the check box, then
press the wheel to clear it.
then select Settings. The Settings screen appears.
3
With Accept Message checked, when you receive a message from someone not on your Buddy List, you’ll get
an alert like the following:
4
Choose from the following courses of action:
• Block User - The sender of the message will be blocked from sending you any messages, including the
one they’re trying to send. You won’t see any more Accept Message dialog boxes for this sender, until you
“unblock” them. (Read more in Block/Unblock Buddies on page 88.)
• Decline - The sender of the message will be blocked from sending you any messages, including the one
they’re trying to send, for as long as you are signed in. The next time you sign on, if this person sends you
another message, you’ll receive the Accept Message dialog box again.
• Accept - You will see the message from the sender.
Set Buddy Alert Rings
In order for Buddy Alert Rings to work, you must enable these alerts from the Settings screen.
1
From the Buddy List screen, press Menu
2
Look at the Play buddy alerts group box:
then select Settings. The Settings screen appears.
To enable buddy alerts, scroll to highlight the Play buddy alerts check box, then press the wheel to select
it. (To disable buddy alerts, select the check box again to clear it.)
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Once you enable buddy alerts, you can select different alert rings for the following events:
• Sign On - Ring sounds when a buddy signs on.
• Sign Off - Ring sounds when a buddy signs off.
• New Message - Ring sounds when you receive a new instant message.
To pick an alert, first select a ringtone “category” from the pop-up menu on the left, then select a
corresponding “sound” from the submenus.
4
Your changes are saved as soon as you make them.
You can override these settings for individual buddies on the Edit buddy screens. Read more in Edit a Buddy on
page 86.
Manage Blocked Users List
If you do not want to receive messages from an individual on your Buddy List, you can “block” messages from
them. The instructions for doing this, and unblocking a buddy’s messages, are in Block/Unblock Buddies on page
88. You can also unblock buddies from the Settings screen, as described below.
1
From the Buddy List screen, press Menu
2
Scroll down to the bottom of the screen to the Blocked User(s) List group box:
3
To unblock any of the users in your list, scroll to highlight the screen name of the buddy you want to unblock,
then press the wheel to select it. The Blocked User dialog box opens:
4
The Unblock
button is selected by default. Press the wheel to select it and unblock the buddy. (To cancel
your action and keep your buddy on the blocked list, select the Cancel button.)
5
Once you unblock a buddy, their screen name appears again under the assigned group name on the Buddy
List screen.
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8. Email Messaging
The Email application on your device is easy to use and rich in features. Not only do you get your own device
email account, but you can also pull in other email from up to three of your external email accounts. Read the
topics in this chapter to take full advantage of this flexible application.
•
•
•
•
•
•
Email Splash Screen on page 96
Browse Email Screen on page 97
Status Indicators on page 98
Keyboard Shortcuts on page 98
View Your Email on page 100
Move Messages to Folders on page
102
• Send Messages on page 103
• Add Email Senders to the Address Book on page 105
• Add Email Recipients to the Address Book on page
105
• Discard Email Messages on page 106
• Manage Email Folders on page 107
• Manage Your Email Accounts on page 110
• Email Settings on page 114
• Space Limitations on page 117
Email Splash Screen
To open the Email application, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the Email icon in the left-hand “ring”
of applications. You will see the Email “splash” screen on the right side of the screen when you’ve highlighted the
Email application icon:
The splash screen is handy because it shows all your unread messages, sorted first by folder then order
received (newest message first). If you have unread messages in more than one folder, the folder will also
display on the splash screen, as shown above.
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Browse Email Screen
The Browse Email screen is your main view into the Email application:
The Browse Email screen lists all your emails, grouped into folders, ordered by date. (Read more about ordering
this list in Sort Email Messages on page 102.)
In the illustration above you’ll see the “system folders”-- Inbox, Saved, Sent, Drafts, and Trash -- plus all the
folders you have created to organize your emails, identified by a folder-type icon:
To the right of the folder name, if it has unread messages, the number of unread messages is shown in
parentheses. In the example above, Inbox (1) contains one unread message. The Inbox is shown in “expanded”
view (its list of emails is showing), with the first message in bold, indicating it is “unread”. The Saved folder is
shown collapsed. The Sent folder contents are collapsed, as are the Drafts folder contents (empty folders are
always shown collapsed, of course). The Trash folder is shown in expanded view and contains two emails.
As shown in the illustration above, individual emails are grouped in collapsible folder lists. To open (expand) a
folder’s list of emails, scroll to highlight the folder name, then press the wheel. To collapse the list, press again.
Press again to expand, etc.
Tip: To scroll quickly between folders, press the ALT key while using the D-pad up and down arrows. To scroll
quickly between unread messages, hold the SHIFT key while using the D-pad up and down arrows.
To open an individual email, scroll to highlight the email, then press the wheel. To learn more about reading your
email, read View Your Email on page 100. To learn about adding folders, read Manage Email Folders on page
107.
To the left of items in the Browse Email screen, there could be an icon that indicates the status of a message. To
interpret these icons, as well as understand the folder icons, read Status Indicators on page 98.
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Status Indicators
From the Browse Email screen, in the title bar, you’ll always see how full your mailbox is, by percentage and
megabyte (MB).
Icons shown the to left of each folder name or email message tell you their status. Plus, all unread messages
are shown in bold. Here’s what the icons mean:
You have replied to this message.
You forwarded this message.
This email has an attachment.
There was an error when sending this email. A few errors include: the message was not
sent at all, the message was sent but could not be saved to the Sent folder because you
reached your mailbox quota, the message was sent but without the forwarded attachment
because the original message no longer exists, and so on. You will only see this status
indicator next to messages in the Sent folder.
This email is waiting to be sent. You will see this status indicator next to messages in the
Sent and Drafts folders.
This email is being sent. You will see this status indicator next to messages in the Sent
and Drafts folders.
Icons identifying the Inbox folder, with contents collapsed/expanded.
Icons identifying the Sent folder, with contents collapsed/expanded.
Icons identifying the Saved folder, with contents collapsed/expanded.
Icons identifying the Drafts folder, with contents collapsed/expanded.
Icons identifying a user-defined folder, with contents collapsed/expanded.
Icons identifying the Trash folder, with contents collapsed/expanded.
Keyboard Shortcuts
While using the Email application, you can use keyboard shortcuts to open options from the following Email
menus:
•
•
•
•
•
Browse Email Menu Shortcuts (with message highlighted)
Browse Email Menu Shortcuts (with folder highlighted)
Compose Menu Shortcuts
Settings Shortcuts
Settings> Accounts Menu Shortcuts
Each menu’s shortcuts are listed in the tables below.
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Browse Email Menu Shortcuts (with message highlighted)
New Message...
+N
Reply...
+R
Reply All...
+L
Forward...
+J
Add Contact...
[email protected]
Move...
+O
Discard
Check for New Email
+U
Mark Read/Unread
+K
More options in Email Read view:
Next
Previous
Browse Email Menu Shortcuts (with folder highlighted)
New Message
+N
Rename... (folder)
+E
Discard Message
Mark all msgs (in
folder) as read
+K
Compose Menu Shortcuts
Send
+M
Save as Draft
Add CC
+G
Add BCC
+H
Attach Photo...
+P
Cancel Message
+.
Settings Shortcuts
Done
Cancel
+.
Settings> Accounts Menu Shortcuts
Done
New Account
+N
Discard
+
Cancel
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View Your Email
To view a list of all your email messages, use the Browse Email screen. You can get to this screen via the Jump
screen after selecting Email. If you are already in one of the Email screens, press Back until the Browse Email
screen appears:
Read more in Browse Email Screen on page 97.
Read an Email
To open an individual email for reading, do the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, make sure the folder in which you’ve stored the email is shown in expanded
view. (Scroll to highlight the folder name, then press the wheel to expand/collapse the emails contained in
the folder.)
2
Scroll to highlight the message you want to read, then press the wheel to open it. Your email contents display
in the screen.
3
To dismiss the email and return to the Browse Email screen, press Back
.
Open an Attachment
You know an email has an attachment if there is a paperclip icon ( ) just to the left of the message, as
displayed in the Browse Email screen. Attachments that are supported include other emails and files of the
following formats:
• .gif
• .jpg, .jpeg
• .png
• .bmp
• .doc (Word)
• .pdf (Adobe Acrobat)
To open a supported attachment, first open the email, then use the wheel to scroll to the bottom of the email
message where the attachment will appear.
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Open Hypertext Links in Messages
If a link to a Web address or email address is embedded in a message, these links will appear at the bottom of
the email message as “selectable” buttons:
To to go the Web address via the device Web Browser, select the Web address link. To compose an email
message to the email address, select the “mailto” link.
Playing Audio File Attachments
If you receive a message containing an audio file that is a .midi, .wav, .aiff, or .rmf format, you will be able to
play the attachment:
1
Open a message that contains an audio attachment of one of the supported types.
2
Scroll down to the bottom of the message where the attachment is displayed:
3
Select Play to listen to the ringtone.
Change the Status of an Email to Unread
When you have an unread email message, it is listed on the Email splash screen, and it is shown in bold on the
Browse Email screen. Once you’ve read the message, it disappears from the splash screen and appears in
regular type on the Browse Email screen. There may be times when you want to mark a read message as
unread, and vice versa. You can do this from either the Browse Email screen or the Email Read screen:
• From the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the message you want to mark as read/unread, then
press [ + K]. The message changes status. (Unread messages appear in bold; read messages appear in
regular font.)
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• From the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the message you want to mark as read/unread, then
press the wheel to open the message. Press Menu
then select Mark Unread/Mark Read [ + K]. The
message changes status.
To mark all messages in a folder as read/unread, highlight the folder name in the Browse Email screen, then
press
+ K.
Tip: To scroll quickly between unread messages, hold the SHIFT key while using the D-pad up and down arrows.
Sort Email Messages
You can decide how you want messages to be sorted on the Browse Email screen. Note that the sort you select
applies to all folders.
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
then select Sort to open the submenu:
2
If you want to change this default sort behavior, scroll to highlight the sort you prefer, then press the wheel.
By default, messages are sorted by Date, newer at top.
Move Messages to Folders
You can move messages to different folders by doing the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the folder that holds the email you want to move, then
press the wheel to expand its contents.
2
Scroll to highlight the message you want to move.
3
Press Menu
then select Move... [
can move the message.
4
Scroll to highlight the folder into which you want to move the message, then press the wheel. The message
moves.
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Send Messages
Compose a New Message
To write a new email message, do the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
opens:
2
Complete your message:
then select New Message... [
+ N]. The Compose screen
• From field - If you have set up external email accounts, then you can choose what address you want to
use to send the message. To open the pop-up menu with your addresses, scroll to highlight the From
field, then press the wheel.
• To field - Start typing the first or last name of a contact in the To field, and the Email application will
communicate with the Address Book and offer you completion suggestions (based on your existing
Address Book contacts). The suggestions appear in a pop-up menu. Use the wheel to highlight, then press
to select one of the address suggestions, or you can type a new one directly in the To field.
Hint: If you want to select one of the suggestions and add another To field in one step, press comma (,)
to select the suggestion.
To create a new line so you can add more recipients, do one of the following:
-
type a semicolon (;)
-
type a comma (,)
-
press
-
press Menu
+ RETURN
then select Add To
• CC and BCC fields - Optional fields you can display by opening the Compose menu and selecting Add CC
or Add BCC. You cannot show both BCC and CC fields; only one or the other. To create a new line so you
can add more recipients, press the comma (,) key or press
+ RETURN. You can also add a new CC or
BCC line by pressing Menu
then selecting Add CC or Add BCC.
• Subject field - Type your subject line; a subject line can be up to 256 characters in length.
• Message body - Type your message body; the message body can be up to 256 K.
• Signature - Edit or use the default message you set up in Settings > Accounts > Signature; keep your
signature to four lines.
3
To send your message, scroll to highlight the Send button, then press the wheel. Or you can open the
Compose screen menu then select Send [ + M].
4
To discard your message, open the Compose screen menu and press Cancel [
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Note about attachments: You cannot attach files to emails you compose on your device (except for photos),
but you can forward emails with attachments. Read more in Open an Attachment on page 100 and Email Photos
on page 158.
Save an Email Message as a Draft
If you are composing an email message and want to save it so you can resume composing or sending at a later
time, save your message in the Drafts folder:
1
With the message you’re composing on the screen, press Menu
2
The message is saved to the Drafts folder.
then select Save as Draft
.
3
To re-open a draft message, from the Browse Email screen scroll to highlight the draft message you want to
open, then press the wheel. The message reopens in the Compose screen for editing.
Note: If, after editing, you still want to keep the message as a draft, be sure to Save as Draft again--don’t
discard the message or it will be permanently discarded, that is, not saved to your Trash folder from which you
could retrieve it.
Reply to an Email Message
To reply to an email message, do the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the message to which you want to reply. Open the message
if you wish by pressing the wheel.
2
Press Menu
then select one of:
• Reply... [
+ R] to address your reply only to the individual who sent you the message.
• Reply All [
+ L] to address your reply to the sender and all individuals copied on the message.
3
The Reply screen opens with the To: field filled in according to the menu option you selected. The original
message is appended to the end of the message only if you have selected the Setting, “Include original
message in reply.” Read more in Include Original Message in Your Replies on page 114.
4
Finish composing your email and then select Send [
+ M] when ready.
Forward an Email Message
To forward an email message to one or more addresses, do the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the message you want to forward. Open the message if you
wish by pressing the wheel.
2
Press Menu
3
The Forward screen opens, with a new message ready for you to address. The forwarded message, including
any attachments, is appended to the end of the new message.
4
Finish composing your message and then select Send [
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then select Forward... [
+ J].
+ M] when ready.
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Add Email Senders to the Address Book
If you receive an email message from an individual you would like to include as a contact in the Address Book,
do the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the message whose sender you want to add as a contact.
Open the message if you wish by pressing the wheel.
2
Press Menu
3
The Add Contact to Address Book dialog box opens with the new contact’s name and email address added:
4
Complete the information, then select Add
then select Add Contact [
+ @].
.
Read more about editing contact information in the Address Book application in 10. Keeping Contacts in the
Address Book on page 127.
Note! If you add a sender that is already listed as a contact in your Address Book, you will create a duplicate
entry for that contact.
Add Email Recipients to the Address Book
If you compose an email and want to add any of the recipients to your Address Book, do the following while in
the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
2
Compose the new message at least to the point where you have listed the recipients.
3
With your text cursor in the To: field, press Menu
Address Book dialog box opens.
4
If you have only one email recipient, the dialog box shown in Add Email Senders to the Address Book on
page 105 appears. Complete the information you want to include in the contact information, then press Add
.
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then select New Message [
+ N].
then select Add Contact [
+ @]. The Add Contact to
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If you have more than one email recipient, this dialog box appears:
• If you want the first email recipient ([email protected] in the illustration above) added to your
Address Book, select the Include this contact check box (it is selected by default), complete the contact
information you want to include, then select Next. The next recipient’s blank contact information appears.
• Continue through recipients until you reach the final recipient. If there are any recipients you do not want
to include, clear the Include this contact check box before selecting Next.
• When you’ve progressed through the screens for all recipients, select Add All
recipients to your Address Book.
6
to add all the selected
If you want to provide more complete information for the added recipient(s), go to the Address Book
application to edit the contact information. Read more in Edit a Contact on page 132.
Note! If you add an entry that is already listed as a contact in your Address Book, you will create a duplicate
entry for that contact.
Discard Email Messages
To discard an email message:
1
From the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the message you want to discard. Open the message if you
wish by pressing the wheel.
2
Press Menu
3
The message is moved to the Trash folder.
4
If you want to discard a message while you’re composing it, press Menu
[ + .]. Note that cancelled “draft” messages are not saved to the Trash.
then select Discard [
].
then select Cancel Message
To discard all messages in a folder:
1
From the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the folder that holds the messages you want to discard.
2
Press Menu
3
You will receive a confirmation message, asking if you want to move all the messages in the folder to the
Trash. Select Discard [ ] to proceed; select Cancel
if you want to keep the messages in the folder after
all.
then select Discard Messages [
].
To restore a discarded message:
1
From the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the Trash folder, then press the wheel to expand its
contents.
2
Scroll to highlight the message you want to restore.
3
Press Menu
4
Scroll to highlight the folder to which you want to restore the message, then press the wheel.
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then select Move [
+ O]. The Move Message to Folder dialog box appears.
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To empty all messages from the Trash:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
2
A confirmation dialog box appears. Select Empty Trash to discard the messages in the Trash (permanently);
select Cancel
to keep your messages in the Trash.
then select Empty Trash.
Send a Photo
To send a photo you’ve taken with your device via an email message, do the following while in the Email
application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
appears.
then select New Message [
+ N]. The Compose screen
2
Complete the To, Subject, and Message fields.
3
Press Menu
then select Attach Photo... [ + P] to open your Photo Gallery. Scroll the wheel to highlight,
then press the wheel to select a photo to send. You can select multiple photos. All selected photos have
check marks.
4
When you’ve finished selecting photos, open the menu and select Attach Checked... .
5
Your message returns to the screen, including attached photos.
6
Select Send [
+ M] when you’re ready.
Manage Email Folders
You can create up to 50 folders in which to store and organize your email messages, in addition to the 5 system
folders (Inbox, Saved, Draft, Sent, and Trash). For more information about the system folders, read the next
topic, The Email System Folders on page 108.
You cannot discard or edit the names of the system folders (Inbox, Saved, Sent, Drafts, Trash), but you can
name the folders you create. To add new, edit, or discard existing user-defined email folders, read the following
topics:
• Create an Email Folder on page 109
• Edit an Existing Email Folder Name on page 109
• Discard an Existing Email Folder and Message Contents on page 109
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The Email System Folders
The Email application uses five “system” folders--Inbox, Saved, Drafts, Sent, and Trash--shown in the illustration
below:
Here’s a little more information about each system folder:
• Inbox - The Inbox folder is the default drop point for any new messages you receive. Note that you can
specify that messages from external accounts be dropped into folders you create. (Read more in Manage
Email Folders on page 107.)
• Sent - As you send an email message, the message is displayed in the Sent folder (expanded view), with
its status just to the left. In the illustration above you’ll see the status indicators showing the top message
is being sent (
problem ( ).
), the second is waiting to be sent ( ), and the third was not sent due to a delivery
After a message has been sent, it disappears from the Sent folder, unless you specify in the Email Settings
screen that you want to Save outgoing messages in Sent folder. If you’ve set this preference, a copy of
every message you compose and send will be saved in the Sent folder.
• Saved - If you have specified (in Email Settings) to have the system automatically discard messages when
your mailbox is full (oldest first), you can “save” messages from this auto-deletion process by moving them
to this Saved folder. (Read more in Auto-discard email when mailbox is full. on page 116)
• Drafts - If you start composing a message but want to pause in writing it or wait to send it, then you can
save the message in the Drafts folder and later open it and continue. (Read more in Save an Email
Message as a Draft on page 104.)
Note that messages in the Drafts folder are protected from the auto-deletion process. (Read more in Autodiscard email when mailbox is full. on page 116)
• Trash - Every message you discard from other folders is moved to the Trash folder. Discarded messages
accumulate in the Trash until you explicitly use the menu option to Empty Trash. As long as a message
stays in the Trash, however, you can restore it to another folder. (Read more in Discard Email Messages on
page 106.)
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Create an Email Folder
To create a new folder, do the following while in the Email application:
1
On the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight any folder.
2
Press Menu
3
Type the name of your new folder, then press Done .
Note: You cannot use special characters in folder names, except for the underscore (_) and dash (-).
then select New Folder. The New Folder dialog box appears:
Your new folder will now appear on the Browse Email screen and is ready to hold messages.
Edit an Existing Email Folder Name
Note: You cannot edit the Inbox, Saved, Sent, Drafts, or Trash folders’ names as they are system folders.
To edit any other folder name, do the following while in the Email application:
1
On the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the folder whose name you want to edit.
2
Press Menu
then select Rename... [
Name field, ready for editing:
+ E]. The Edit Folder dialog box appears with the text cursor in the
Note: If you rename a folder that is used to save mail from an external account, the Email Folder field on
that Accounts screen will update automatically to the new folder name.
3
Make your edit to the name, then press Done . Remember, you cannot use special characters in folder
names, except for the underscore (_) and dash (-).
Discard an Existing Email Folder and Message Contents
You cannot discard the Inbox, Sent, Drafts, or Trash folders as they are “system” folders. To discard any other
folder (and its contents), do the following while in the Email application:
1
On the Browse Email screen, scroll to highlight the folder you want to discard.
2
Press Menu
3
A confirmation dialog box appears, asking if you want to discard the folder. Select Discard Folder and
Messages to confirm the deletion, or press Cancel
to cancel the deletion.
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].
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Manage Your Email Accounts
In addition to the email account that came with your device, you can receive email from (up to) three accounts
you might have with external email providers. You set this up on the Email Accounts screen while in the Email
application:
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
appears:
then select Settings > Accounts. The Accounts Setting screen
Select the account from which you want to send email messages by default in the Primary Account pop-up
menu. Note that if you discard the account you’ve specified as “primary”, then your device email account will
automatically become your primary account.
The account listed at the top of the page is your device account and cannot be removed. Listed below your
primary account are any other accounts you may have added.
You can do the following from this screen:
• Add an External Account
• Edit an Email Account
• Discard an Email Account
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Add an External Account
To add an account, do the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
opens.
2
From the Accounts screen, press Menu
opens:
3
Complete the Mail Server field.
then select Settings > Accounts. The Email Accounts screen
then select New Accounts [
+ N]. The New Accounts screen
This is the name of your mail server. If you don’t know the name of your email server, your email provider will
be able to tell you, or you can reference the table below for samples. If you have an email account through
your ISP, contact them for more assistance.
Web Email Provider
Yahoo®Mail
Email Server
pop.mail.yahoo.com
Mail.com
Softhome.net
pop1.mail.com
mail.SoftHome.net
4
Select the Protocol from the pop-up menu. If you aren’t sure what protocol your email server uses, select
Auto-detect (the default selection).
5
Complete the Port field. Unless your email provider has specified otherwise, leave the port at 110.
6
Complete the Username field. This is the name you use to log in to your account.
7
Complete the Password field. This is the password you use for your external email account.
8
Select an Email Folder. Open the pop-up menu by pressing the wheel, then scroll to highlight the folder in
which you would like all retrieved mail to be placed. Press the wheel to select it.
Tip: You can create a folder specifically for this purpose; read Manage Email Folders on page 107 for
instructions on creating email folders. If you do create a new folder for this account later, you can edit this
account and change the Email Folder. Read more in Edit an Email Account on page 112.
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Select Create to have the system set up the email account so you can view it on your device and the Email
Desktop Interface.
Select the More Options button to open the Edit Account screen to set options such as:
• Collect/not collect email from the account.
• Remove retrieved email from mail server as it’s fetched to the device or the Email Desktop Interface.
• From Name/Address - All messages sent from this account will use this Name/Address.
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• Reply-To Name/Address - All messages sent from this account will specify this Reply-To Name/Address.
• Copy Outgoing Messages (CC or BCC) - All messages sent from this account will be CC’d or BCC’d to the
email address you specify.
Read about setting these options in Edit an Email Account on page 112.
Edit an Email Account
To edit an existing account, do the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
2
From this screen you can change how the messages from each of your accounts are signed. Limit your
signature to four lines:
then select Accounts. The Email Accounts screen opens.
3
Scroll to highlight the
button opposite the name of the account you want to edit, then press the wheel
to open that account’s Edit Account screen. The account name is displayed in the title bar
Note! For your primary account, you’ll only be able to edit the fields shown below:
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In the General group box, you can turn certain functionality on or off:
• The Collect email from this account check box is checked by default. If, at some point in the future, you
want the Email application to stop collecting email messages from the external account, select the check
box to clear the check mark in the box. The account information is saved in case you want the application
to start collecting email messages from that account later.
• The Remove retrieved email from server is not checked by default. This means that as your messages
are fetched to your device and Email Desktop Interface, those messages are also kept on the email server.
If you want the messages on the server to be removed as they’re downloaded to your device, then check
this box.
5
The Account group box on the Edit Account screen contains the basic external email account information
you entered when you first set up the account. You can edit any of the fields if you need to.
You can decide the folder in which you want messages from this account delivered. Select from all existing
folders (including those you’ve created) from the Email Folder pop-up menu. Note that if you later rename
the folder you selected, this setting will update automatically.
Also, this group box contains fields where you can specify display names and to/from email addresses.
• From Name - Your name as you'd like it to appear on message sent through this account.
• From Address - The email address you’d like to appear in the From field on outgoing messages from this
account.
• Reply-To Name - The email name that will appear in the To field when people reply to a message you
send from this account.
• Reply-To Address - The email address that you want used when people reply to messages sent from this
account.
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When you are finished making your edits, select Done
then select Cancel [ + .].
. To cancel any changes you’ve made, press Menu
Discard an Email Account
Note: You cannot discard your device email account (the account listed first in the Accounts screen).
To discard any other email account, do the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
2
Scroll to highlight the
3
Open the menu and select Discard [
4
A confirmation dialog box appears. Select OK to discard the account; select Cancel to cancel the deletion.
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then select Accounts. The Email Accounts screen opens.
button opposite the account name you want to discard.
+
].
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Email Settings
You can decide how Email behaves on your own device by specifying your preferences on the Email Settings
screens: General, Attachments, Message Management. Each screen is described in the sections below.
Show Message Size/Count
By default, for each message, the Browse Email screen displays message sender, title, and date. If you want to
see more information (how many messages you have in each folder, and how large each message is) then do the
following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
appears.
2
Look for the General group box:
then select Settings > General. The General Settings screen
Check the Show message count/size in folder view box to turn on the feature. Clear the check box to turn
off the feature.
3
Press Back to save your setting and return to the Browse Email screen. With this feature turned on, notice
the additional information that displays in the far right columns on the Browse Email screen:
When this check box is not checked, the view will look similar to the illustration in Browse Email Screen on
page 97.
Include Original Message in Your Replies
If you want to include the sender’s original message text in your reply to that message, then do the following:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
appears.
2
In the General group box, select the Include original message in reply check box. Clear the check box to
turn off the feature.
3
Press Back
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then select Settings > General. The General Settings screen
to save your setting and return to the Browse Email screen.
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Set Email Ringtones
You can select if and how your device lets you know (or “notifies” you) when a new email message has arrived.
If you turn on notifications (explained below), you will receive a balloon notification in the title bar (shown
below) and a ringtone will play when you receive a new message.
To turn on new message notification and to select a ringtone, do the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
appears.
then select Settings > General. The General Settings screen
2
Look for the group box that reads New message alert.
As long as you have a ringtone selected, you’ll hear this ringtone when you receive a new email message.
You’ll receive this and the balloon notification no matter what screen you’re viewing or application you’re in
(except no balloon notifications will appear while you’re playing games). If you do not want a ringtone to play
or a balloon notification to appear, select None from the pop-up menu:
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If you want to change the default ringtone, select a notification “category” from the pop-up menu, then press
the wheel to open the submenu of “songs”:
You will hear a preview of the song as you highlight it. Press the wheel to select the song.
4
Press Back
when you’re finished with your settings. If you don’t want to save the changes, press [
+ .].
Automatic Message Management
To help you manage your mailbox size, the Message Management Settings screen offers you some ways to keep
the total size down automatically. Remember, your mailbox cannot store more than 6 MB of messages, including
attachments. Once you’ve reached this limit (if you don’t have any of the automatic message management
options checked), new email will “bounce” (be returned to sender).
To set automatic message management, do the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
Management Settings screen appears.
2
Notice the following options:
then select Settings > Message Management. The Message
• Save outgoing messages in Sent folder.
If you want a copy of each email you send to be saved to your Sent folder, check this check box. If you
change your mind at some point, select the check box to clear the check.
• Empty Trash every night.
If you want your Trash to be emptied automatically each night, then check this check box.
• Auto-discard email when mailbox is full.
With this option selected, once your mailbox is full, the system will automatically make room for new
messages by permanently discarding old messages, starting with the oldest message. The system looks
for old messages to discard in all your Email folders, except for the Saved and Drafts folders. (Read
more in The Email System Folders on page 108.)
You can further specify that the system not delete messages less than 7 days old by checking the Only
discard messages 7 days or older check box.
3
Press Back
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Attachment Limits
Another way you can manage the size of your mailbox is to limit the size and types of attachments that the Email
application will deliver to you. Make these settings by doing the following while in the Email application:
1
From the Browse Email screen, press Menu
Settings screen appears.
then select Settings > Attachments. The Attachments
2
If you want to set a size limit for attachments, check the box that reads Remove attachments larger than,
then open the pop-up menu and select the maximum size of attachments you want delivered. Select from
100 KB, 250 KB, 500 KB, or 1 MB.
3
If you want attachments removed from your incoming email messages, you must check the boxes for the
attachment types you want removed. Note that the attachments that are viewable on the device are grouped
at the top of the list.
4
Press Back
when you’re finished with your settings. If you don’t want to save the changes, press
+ ..
Space Limitations
You can store up to 6 MB of email messages (including attachments) using the Email application. Once you near
your storage space limit, you will receive a warning and recommendation that you discard some messages and
empty your Trash. If your mailbox is over 75% full, you’ll be alerted to this fact on the Email splash screen.
A more efficient way to handle your space limitation is to have the system automatically remove messages from
your mailbox by setting preferences. This is all described in Automatic Message Management on page 116.
If your mailbox is full, new incoming messages will “bounce”, which means they will be returned to the sender.
Note that you will not be notified when a message bounces.
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9. Phone Messaging
Phone Messages is a two-way text messaging application that lets you send, receive, and reply to short text
messages directly from your phone. It’s fun! Learn all about Phone Messages by reading the topics in this
chapter:
• Phone Messages Splash Screen on page
118
• Browse Messages Screen on page 119
• Status Indicators on page 120
• Keyboard Shortcuts on page 120
• View Text Messages on page 121
• Sort Text Messages on page 122
• Send Text Messages on page 122
• Add Text Message Senders to the Address
Book on page 124
• Call Back Sender of a Message on page 124
• Discard Messages on page 125
• Retrieve Messages from the Trash on page 125
• Phone Messages Settings on page 125
Phone Messages Splash Screen
To open the Phone Messages application, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the Phone Messages icon in
the left-hand “ring” of applications. You will see the Phone Messages “splash” screen on the right side of the
screen when you’ve highlighted the Phone Messages application icon:
The splash screen shows all your unread text messages in the order received, with the message received
most recently on top. If you press the wheel to open the Phone Messages application, open any of the unread
messages, then return to the splash screen, you’ll see that the message you’ve opened has disappeared from the
splash screen list.
Note: Phone Messages messages are text messages that are delivered via the “Short Message Service”, also
referred to simply as “SMS”.
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Browse Messages Screen
The Browse Messages screen is your main view into the Phone Messages application. The Browse Messages
screen lists all your text messages, grouped into folders, ordered by date. (Read more about ordering your lists
in Sort Text Messages on page 122.)
Title Bar - The title bar of the Phone Messages screen shows you how full your SIM card is (text messages are
stored on your SIM card):
Folders - In the illustration of the Browse Messages screen above you’ll see the two “system” folders--Inbox,
and Trash, identified by a folder-type icon:
To the right of the folder name, if you have enabled Show Message Count/Size on page 126, the number of
unread versus total number of messages is shown in parentheses.
• In the example above, Inbox (1/3) contains three messages, of which one is unread. The Inbox is shown
in “expanded” view (its list of messages is showing), with the first message in bold, indicating it is
“unread”.
• The Trash folder is empty and shown collapsed.
Individual messages are grouped in collapsible folder lists. To open (expand) a folder’s list of messages, use the
wheel to highlight the folder name, then press. To collapse the list, press again. Press again to expand, etc.
Message Sender - If the sender of the text message is in your Address Book, then the phone number will
resolve to a contact name, which displays in the left column. If the sender is not in your Address Book, then the
sender’s phone number will display.
Message Lead-In and Preview - The first few words of the text message will display to the left of the
sender’s name/phone number. The first few lines of the message highlighted will display in the “preview pane”,
which appears just below the list of messages.
Open a Message - To open an individual message, highlight the message and press the wheel. To learn more
about reading your message, read View Text Messages on page 121.
Status Indicators - To the left of each item in the Browse Messages screen is an icon that indicates the status
of the folder or message. To interpret these icons, read Status Indicators on page 120.
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About Text Message Folders
Phone Messages uses two “system” folders--Inbox and Trash. Note that you may also see a folder named “Sent”
if you put a different SIM in your device.
Here’s a little more information about each system folder:
• Inbox - The Inbox folder is the default drop point for any new messages you receive.
• Trash - Every message you discard from other folders is moved to the Trash folder. Discarded messages
accumulate in the Trash until you explicitly use the menu option to Empty Trash. As long as a message
stays in the Trash, however, you can retrieve it. (Read more in Retrieve Messages from the Trash on page
125.)
Status Indicators
Icons shown the to left of each folder name or text message tell you their status. Plus, all unread messages
are shown in bold. Here’s what the icons mean:
You have replied to this message.
You forwarded this message.
Icons identifying the Inbox folder, with contents collapsed/expanded.
Icons identifying the Trash folder, with contents collapsed/expanded.
Keyboard Shortcuts
While in the Phone Messages application, you can use keyboard shortcuts to open options from the menus.
Browse Messages Menu Shortcuts
New Message...
+N
Reply...
+R
Forward
+J
Call Back...
+P
Add Contact...
[email protected]
Discard
Compose Message Menu Shortcuts
Send
+M
Add Contact...
[email protected]
Cancel Message
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View Text Messages
To view a list of all your text messages, open the Phone Messages application from the Jump screen. The Browse
Messages screen appears, listing all your messages:
Read a Text Message
To open an individual text message for reading, do the following:
1
Make sure the folder in which you’ve stored the message is shown in expanded view. (Press the folder name
to expand/collapse the messages contained in the folder.)
2
Use the wheel to highlight the message; a message preview shows in the lower half of the screen. To have
the message display in full-screen view, then press the wheel. Your message contents display on the screen.
3
To dismiss the message and return to the Browse Messages screen, press Back
.
Embedded Text Message Links
If a text message contains a phone number of Web address, you will be able to call that number or go to that
Web page easily by using the screen shortcuts:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, highlight then select the message to open it for reading.
2
Let’s assume the message you received contains both a phone number and Web address:
You see that there are two buttons below the message: one for calling the number in the message, and one
for going to the Web address in the message.
Note: The Web address must be prefixed with either the “http://” or “https://” protocol indicator to be
recognized and displayed as a URL link in the message.
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To launch the Phone application and have the number automatically placed, select the button containing the
Phone icon.
4
To launch the Web Browser and go to the URL automatically, select the button containing the Browser icon.
Sort Text Messages
By default, the messages listed in the Browse Messages screen are organized with the newer messages at the
top (ascending order). To change the order in which your messages are displayed in the Browse Messages
screen, do the following:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, press Menu
2
Use the wheel to select the sort option you prefer. You can only sort text messages by date:
and select Sort to open the Sort submenu.
• newer messages at the top of the list, or
• newer messages at the bottom of the list
3
Press Done [ ] to dismiss the menu and save your setting.
Send Text Messages
You can send text messages by doing any of the following:
• Compose a New Text Message on page 122
• Reply to a Text Message on page 123
• Forward a Text Message on page 123
Compose a New Text Message
To write a new text message you must first open the Compose screen:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, press Menu
screen opens:
2
Complete your message:
then select New Message... [
+ N]. The Compose
• To field - Start typing the first or last name of a contact in the To field, and the Phone Messages
application will communicate with the Address Book and offer you completion suggestions (based on your
existing Address Book contacts). The suggestions appear in a pop-up menu. Use the wheel to highlight
one of the address suggestions, then press the wheel to select it, or you can type a new one directly in the
To field.
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Message body - Type your message body; you can only type 160 characters. At the bottom of the screen
you’ll see a counter that keeps track of how many characters you’ve typed. Some special characters on the
keyboard cannot be used in a text message; these include brackets ([]), braces ({}), tildes (~), and carets
(^). If you happen to type one of the “illegal” characters, no entry will be made in the message body. A
sample message is shown below:To send your message, do one of the following:
• From the Compose screen, press Menu
• Press Back
4
then select Send [
+ M].
; a dialog box appears asking you to select Discard or Send. Select Send
.
To discard your message, either:
• From the Compose screen, press Menu
• Press Back
then select Cancel Message [
+ .].
; a dialog box appears asking you to select Discard or Send. Select Discard.
Reply to a Text Message
To reply to a text message, do the following:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, scroll to highlight the message to which you want to reply. Open the
message if you wish by pressing the wheel.
2
From either the Read or Browse Messages screen, press Menu
3
The Reply screen opens with the To field filled in.
then select Reply... [
4
Complete and send your message, as described in Compose a New Text Message on page 122.
+ R].
Forward a Text Message
To forward a text message to another individual, do the following:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, scroll to highlight the message you want to forward. Open the message if
you wish by pressing the wheel.
2
From either the Read or Browse Messages screen, press Menu
3
The Forward screen opens ready for you to address. The message is appended to the end of the new
message.
4
Complete and send your message, as described in Compose a New Text Message on page 122.
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Add Text Message Senders to the Address Book
If you receive a message from an individual you would like to include as a contact in your Address Book, do the
following:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, scroll to highlight the message whose sender you want to add as a
contact. Open the message if you wish by pressing the wheel.
2
From either the Read or Browse Messages screen, press Menu
[ + @].
3
The Add Contact to Address Book dialog box opens with the new contact’s phone number added:
4
At this point you can:
then select Add Contact...
• Add the new contact without any other information by pressing Back
.
• Provide more contact information by filling in the fields in the dialog box.
• Simply select Cancel to return to the Phone Messages application without saving any of the new contact’s
information.
Read more about editing contact information in the Address Book application in 10. Keeping Contacts in the
Address Book on page 127.
Call Back Sender of a Message
To use the Phone application to call the sender of a text message, do the following:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, scroll to highlight the message from the person you wish to call back.
Open the message if you wish by pressing the wheel.
2
You can call the sender back in either of two ways:
• Select
• Press Menu
in the message.
then select Call Back [
+ P].
Either method takes you to the Phone application; verify the number and press Send Call.
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Discard Messages
To discard a message:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, scroll to highlight the message you want to discard. Open the message if
you wish by pressing the wheel.
2
From either the Read or Browse Messages screen, press Menu
3
The message is moved to the Trash folder.
then select Discard [
].
To empty all messages from the Trash, from the Browse Messages screen, press Menu
then select
Empty Trash. The contents of your Trash folder are emptied after you confirm that you want to permanently
discard them.
Retrieve Messages from the Trash
As long as a message is in the Trash, you can retrieve it to another folder:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, scroll to highlight the Trash folder.
2
Press the wheel to expand the contents of the folder (if they are not already expanded).
3
Scroll to highlight the message you want to retrieve.
4
Press Menu
discarded it.
then select Retrieve Message. The message now is restored to the folder from which you
Phone Messages Settings
You can decide how Phone Messages behaves on your own device by specifying your preferences on the Phone
Messages Settings screen:
Each option is described in the sections that follow.
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Show Message Count/Size
By default, for each message, the Browse Messages screen displays the sender’s phone number, first few words
of the message, and the date sent. If you also want to see how many unread/total messages you have, and how
much space (by %) each message takes up on your SIM card, then do the following while in the Phone
Messages application:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, press Menu
2
In the General group box, select the Show message count/size in folder view check box to show the extra
information on the Browse Messages screen. Clear the check box to hide the extra information from view.
then select Settings. The Settings screen appears.
3
Press Back
to save your setting and return to the Browse Messages screen.
Set Phone Messages Ringtones
You can select the way your device lets you know (or “notifies” you) when a new text message has arrived. If
you have a ringtone selected, you will also receive a balloon notification in the title bar when a new message
arrives. To select a notification method, do the following:
1
From the Browse Messages screen, press Menu
2
In the second group box, you can set your New message alert. Select the pop-up menu to open it and see
all the possible ringtone categories from which you can select.
then select Settings. The Settings screen appears:
3
If you do not want to be notified of a new incoming message, select None.
4
If you do want to be notified of a new message, then select from one of the possible ringtone categories. To
view the songs for a particular category, press the wheel with the category highlighted and the submenu will
open. To dismiss any of the submenus, press Back . To preview a song, keep the song highlighted for a
few moments (make sure you haven’t muted your device).
Note that the category and song currently in effect are highlighted.
5
To select one of the songs for your ringtone, press the wheel when the song is highlighted.
6
Press Back
to save your settings.
Advanced Phone Messages Settings
Two settings are available in the Advanced group box:
• Use Custom Service Center number - Enter a number in the Phone Number box only if your wireless
carrier advises you to do so.
• Message validity period - This number refers to how long your outgoing messages will attempt to be
delivered. Leaving the setting at the default number of days should be fine.
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Organize all the information that helps you keep track contacts in the Address Book. Read all about the Address
Book features in this chapter:
• Address Book Splash Screen on page 127
• How Much Information Can I Store? on page
128
• The Browse Contacts Screen on page 128
• T-Mobile Contact Information on page 128
• Keyboard Shortcuts on page 129
• View Contacts by Category on page 130
• Sort Contacts on page 130
•
•
•
•
•
•
Create a Contact on page 131
Edit a Contact on page 132
Discard/Retrieve a Contact on page 133
Contact a Contact on page 133
Find a Contact on page 134
How Much Information Can I Store? on page
128
• Empty the Address Book Trash on page 134
• Address Book Settings on page 134
Address Book Splash Screen
To open the Address Book application, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the Address Book icon in the
left-hand “ring” of applications. You will see the Address Book “splash” screen on the right side of the screen
when you’ve highlighted the Address Book application icon:
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How Much Information Can I Store?
You can store 2000 contacts (on color devices) or 1000 contacts (on grayscale devices) in your
Address Book. For each contact you can keep these categories of information:
• Ten Phone numbers
• Five Email addresses
• Three Web addresses (URLs)
• Three Street addresses
• One Note
The Browse Contacts Screen
The Browse Contacts screen is the main view into your Address Book. On this screen, individual contacts are
listed, along with the first phone number that appears in the Phone section of their contact information:
You can specify to show “All” your contacts on this screen or just one category of contacts. Read more in View
Contacts by Category on page 130 and Sort Contacts on page 130.
T-Mobile Contact Information
Your device comes with T-Mobile Customer Care contact information already entered for you. To find this
information, do the following while you are in the Address Book:
1
On the Browse Contacts screen, scroll to the Customer Care entry; press the wheel to open the contact
details screen.
Tip: If you don’t see the Customer Care entry, open the menu and make sure either the All or Work category
is selected.
2
To phone T-Mobile Customer Care:
• From the contact details screen, scroll to highlight the phone number.
• Press Menu
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Keyboard Shortcuts
While in the Address Book application, you can use the keyboard shortcuts shown in the tables below to open
options from the following menus:
•
•
•
•
Browse Contacts Menu Shortcuts
Contact Details Menu Shortcuts
Trash Menu Shortcuts
Settings - Categories and Labels Menu Shortcuts
Browse Contacts Menu Shortcuts
New Contact...
+N
Discard
View All
+0
View Trash
+T
Contact Details Menu Shortcuts
Done
Discard Contact
+
Cancel Edits
+.
Trash Menu Shortcuts
View All
+0
Settings - Categories and Labels Menu Shortcuts
Done
New Category/
Label...
+N
Discard
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View Contacts by Category
To view only one category of contacts on the Browse Contacts screen, do the following:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
categories you have defined are listed.
then select View to open the View submenu. All the
2
The category of contacts currently displaying on the Browse Contacts screen is indicated by a bullet:
3
Rotate the wheel to highlight the category you want to view, then press.
4
The menu dismisses and the Browse Contacts screen refreshes to show only the contacts in the category you
selected.
Sort Contacts
On the Browse Contacts screen, individual contacts can be sorted by first or last name. To specify your sort
preference, do this:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
then select Sort to open the Sort submenu:
Note that the sort option currently selected is marked by a bullet.
2
Rotate the wheel to highlight the sort option you prefer, then press.
3
The menu dismisses and the Browse Contacts screen refreshes to reflect your new sort preference.
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Create a Contact
You can add a contact to your Address Book by starting from scratch; or by duplicating an existing contact’s
information, then editing it. Both methods are described below.
Add a New Contact from Scratch
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
Identity screen opens:
then select New Contact... [
+ N]. The New Contact
The Identity screen holds basic contact information, including a pop-up menu of icons you can assign to the
contact. Complete at least one of the fields, then select Done .
2
The full contact screen appears:
From this screen you can:
• select the contact category (“Adventurers” in the example above)
• add phone numbers (up to ten)
• add email addresses (up to five)
• add Web addresses, or URLs (up to three)
• add a note
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To add information, scroll the wheel to highlight the appropriate
button, and press. A screen opens in
which you can add the information. For example, the following illustration is of the Phone Number screen:
3
Add contact information to each screen, then select Done
have added all the information you wish.
. Continue through the Contacts screen until you
Note! Before you can save the contact information, you must have provided one of the following pieces of
information:
• First or Last name
• Phone Number
• Email address
• Company name
4
To save all the pieces of information you’ve added to the contact screen, press Menu
[ ].
then select Done
Tip: If you cannot select Done from the menu because it is dimmed, then you must return to the contact
screen and add one of the required pieces of information listed above.
To cancel adding the new contact, press Menu
then select Cancel Contact [
+ .].
Create a New Contact by Duplicating an Existing Contact
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, highlight the contact whose information you want to copy, then press the
wheel to open the contact’s information screen.
2
Press Menu
then select Duplicate Contact. A contact information screen opens with an exact copy of the
highlighted contact’s information.
Note! If you save this contact information without changing any of the information, you will have two
duplicate entries for this contact.
3
Edit the information for the new contact, then press Menu
and select Done [ ].
Edit a Contact
To edit an existing contact:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, highlight the contact’s name then press the wheel. The contact’s
information appears for editing.
2
Edit information as you wish, then press Menu
Menu
then select Cancel Edits [ + .].
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Discard/Retrieve a Contact
To remove an existing contact from your Address Book:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, highlight the contact’s name.
2
Press Menu
3
The contact is moved to the Trash without a confirmation prompt.
then select Discard Contact [
].
To retrieve a discarded contact:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
Trash appear.
then select View > Trash [
+ T]. The contacts in the
2
Highlight the contact you wish to retrieve from the Trash.
3
Press Menu
then select Retrieve Contact [ + R]. The contact information is moved back to your
Address Book in the category to which it was previously assigned.
Contact a Contact
Using stored contact information, you can quickly communicate with a contact by phone, text message, or email:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, highlight the name of the contact with whom you wish to communicate.
2
Press and hold the wheel to open the context menu. Scroll to highlight one of the following, then press to
initiate the highlighted action:
• <Label><phone number> - to switch to the Phone application and place a call to your contact
• Email <address> - to switch to Email and compose an email to that contact
• Send Text Message <phone number> - to switch to the Phone Messages application and compose a text
message to send to that contact
• Go to <URL>- to switch to the Web Browser application and open the contact’s Web page
• Look up <address> - to switch to the Web Browser application and open a map to the address
3
You can also bring up the context menu while in the contact’s information screen. Highlight a number or
address then press and hold the wheel. If you open this context menu from a specific entry, you’ll also have
the option to discard the information.
You can always use menu items to perform these actions from the contact information screen, assuming you
have the relevant contact information highlighted when opening the menu.
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Find a Contact
If you have a large number of contacts in your Address Book, you can easily search and find a specific contact by
using the Match dialog box. The Match search is limited to the category of contacts you are currently viewing in
the Browse Contacts screen. So, if you want to search your entire Address Book, make sure you have selected
the All category from the menu. In the example below, the category being searched is Friends.
1
From the Browse Contacts screen (in any filtered view), press Menu
box opens.
then select Match... The Match dialog
2
Start typing the first letter(s) of the contact you wish to find. The nearest match is highlighted:
3
Either continue typing the name to narrow the search, or scroll to find your contact.
4
Press the wheel to open the contact details.
Empty the Address Book Trash
All discarded contacts are moved to the Trash category. Since this information takes up storage space on your
device, you should periodically remove items from Trash by doing the following:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
appear.
then select View > Trash. The contacts in the Trash
2
Press Menu
then select Empty Trash. A confirmation dialog box appears. Select Empty Trash to
proceed. All contacts in the Trash are permanently removed.
Address Book Settings
Use the Settings screen (shown below) to set up “categories” for organizing contacts, as well as “labels” for
identifying types of contact information. “Ski Friends” is an example of a contact category, and “Cabin #” is an
example of an information label. You can also import contacts from your SIM card. Read below for details.
Create, Edit, and Delete Categories
Each contact in your Address Book contacts is stored in a category. By default, your Address Book contains the
following categories:
• Work
• Family
• Friends
You can edit the names of these categories, delete them, and create new ones, up to 10 total.
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To edit an existing category:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
appears, showing all existing categories:
then select Settings > Categories. The Categories screen
2
Scroll to highlight the category you wish to edit, then press the wheel. The Edit Category dialog box appears:
3
Edit the name as you wish, then select Done
to save the change. To cancel your edit, select Cancel.
To create a new category:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
appears.
2
Press Menu
3
Type the name of your new category. Remember, categories describe a group of contacts; for example, you
might have a number of medical doctors you want to group into a category named “MDs”.
4
Select Done to save the category. If you change your mind and don’t want to create the new category
after all, select Cancel.
5
You will now be able to assign contacts to this new category, as well as use it to filter messages. Read more
in View Contacts by Category on page 130.
then select New Category [
then select Settings > Categories. The Categories screen
+ N]. The New Category dialog box appears:
To discard a category:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
appears.
2
Scroll to highlight the category you wish to discard.
3
Press Menu
4
A confirmation dialog opens, asking if you want to discard the category permanently. Select Discard if you
want to; otherwise, select Cancel.
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then select Discard... [
then select Settings > Categories. The Categories screen
].
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Create, Edit, and Delete Labels
All pieces of information you store about an individual contact are described using “labels”. For example, in the
screen below, in the Phone section, “Home” and “Vacation” are labels used to differentiate Gloria’s home phone
number from the phone number she uses when on vacation.
By default, the Address Book includes the following labels:
• Home
• Work
• Mobile
• Fax
• Personal
You can edit the names of these labels, discard them, and create new ones, up to 10 total.
To edit an existing label:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
showing all existing labels:
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2
Scroll to highlight the label you wish to edit, then press. The Edit Label dialog box appears:
3
Edit the name as you wish, then select Done
to save the change. To cancel your edit, select Cancel.
To add a label:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
2
Press Menu
then select New Label [
then select Settings > Labels. The Labels screen appears.
+ N]. The New Label dialog box appears:
Type your new label name. Remember, labels describe bits of information about an individual contact; for
example, you could create a label named “Social” to describe the email addresses your friends use for socialtype email. Each friend could also have an email address labeled “Work”.
3
Select Done to save the label. If you change your mind and don’t want to create the new label after all,
select Cancel.
4
You will now be able to assign contact information to this new label, as well as view it on the Browse
Contacts screen, where it describes the contact information that is displayed.
To discard a label:
1
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
2
Scroll to highlight the label you wish to discard.
3
Press Menu
4
A confirmation dialog opens, asking if you’re sure you want to discard the label. Select Discard if you want
to; otherwise, select Cancel to keep the label.
then select Discard... [
then select Settings > Labels. The Labels screen appears.
].
Import Contacts from SIM
From the Import SIM Contacts screen you can import to your Address Book any contacts you may have stored on
a SIM card from another T-Mobile GSM-enabled phone. Follow the instructions below to do this:
1
Follow the instructions provided in How to Remove Your SIM on page 30 to remove your T-Mobile-supplied
SIM from your device.
2
Follow the instructions in How to Insert Your SIM on page 31 to insert the SIM containing the contacts you
want to import.
3
From the Browse Contacts screen, press Menu
then select Settings > Import SIM Contacts.
• If your SIM card contains no contact information, a dialog box will tell you that “No contacts were found on
the SIM card.”
• If your SIM card does contain contact information, a dialog box will appear, giving you status as the import
progresses. When the import has finished, you’ll be notified how many contacts were imported.
Note! If you import a contact already present in your Address Book, that contact will appear twice.
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11. Scheduling Events with Calendar
We hope you enjoy using the Calendar application! For info on using the Calendar, read the topics in this
chapter:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Calendar Splash Screen on page 138
Keyboard Shortcuts on page 139
Create an Event on page 139
Edit an Event on page 143
Discard an Event on page 143
Ways to View Your Events on page 143
Upcoming View on page 146
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Day View on page 147
Week View on page 148
Month View on page 149
Year View on page 150
Trash View on page 150
Go To a Specific Day on page 151
Calendar Settings on page 151
Calendar Splash Screen
To open the Calendar application, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the Calendar icon in the left-hand
“ring” of applications. You will see the Calendar “splash” screen on the right side of the screen when you’ve
highlighted the Calendar application icon:
The splash screen shows the events you’ve scheduled for the current day, with the event coming up soonest at
the top of the list.
What’s an Event?
An event is anything you want to schedule on your Calendar. An event can be a doctor’s appointment, a birthday
or anniversary, a tennis game with a friend, a dinner date, anything you want to schedule. If you want, your
device can remind you of an event by vibrating, flashing, or playing a ringtone. You can also set an event to
repeat automatically, like someone’s birthday once a year.
To get going immediately, follow the instructions in Create an Event on page 139.
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Keyboard Shortcuts
While you’re in the Calendar application, you can use the following shortcuts for menu items:
New Event...
+N
Discard Event
Show Today
+H
Go To...
+O
View >
+D
Upcoming View
+0
Day View
+1
Week View
+2
Month View
+3
Year View
+4
Trash
+T
Next/Previous
Next/Previous
Next/Previous
Next/Previous
Day
Week
Month
Year
Create an Event
When you want to add an event to your schedule you can either:
• Add an Event from Scratch on page 140, or
• Copy an Existing Event on page 143
The two methods are described below in detail. Be patient! You have many options when setting up events, so
these instructions are rather long and complicated. But then, so is your schedule!
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Add an Event from Scratch
1
From any Calendar view, press Menu
then select New Event [
+ N]. A blank New Event screen appears:
2
Start by giving the Event a title. The shorter the title, the more likely it will display on some of the tighter
views, like the Week view. If you don’t give it a title, the system will name it “Untitled”.
3
Select an icon for your event by rotating the wheel up to highlight the Icon selector:
.
Press the wheel to open the icon pop-up menu. Rotate the wheel to highlight an icon, then press to select it.
You can pick from the following icons:
4
Give your event a place in the Location field.
5
Specify the timing of your event by opening the pop-up menu. Select from one of the following options:
• Start & End
• Start & Duration
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• All Day
6
To pick dates, use the date selector
. Highlight the month selector with the wheel, then press
to open the month selector pop-up. Rotate the wheel until the month you want is highlighted, and press to
select it. Rotate the wheel down one click to advance to the date selector, use the wheel to open the pop-up
and select a date, and so on through the year selector.
Tip: To highlight a date quickly when a date selector is open, simply type the date and the highlight will
resolve to the closest match in the list.
You can also use the calendar date selector to select the event start date. Highlight the calendar icon
then press. The current month appears, with today’s date highlighted:
If you want another day, month, or year, rotate the wheel (or press the D-pad arrows) until you highlight the
day in the month and year you want. (Tip: To scroll month-by-month, press Menu
and rotate the wheel.)
When you have the date you want highlighted, press the wheel to have this date appear in the Event Details
screen. If you ever want to return the focus to today’s date, press T.
7
To make the event repeat on a regular interval, select the Repetition check box, then select an option from
the Repeat pop-up menu. You will see something similar to the following, depending on the timing of your
event:
8
Depending on your choice, you’ll have to decide how long, how often, etc. If you selected Other..., the Other
Repetition Options dialog box will open. You can select from these repeat options:
• Repeat on a fixed interval - Pick the fixed interval details:
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• Repeat on specific days - Select how often you want the event to repeat and then select the appropriate
days:
9
To set a reminder for the event (and each time it repeats), select the Reminder check box.
You can set your reminder to happen a number of minute(s), hour(s), or day(s) before the event.
You are reminded by a device alert (sound and on-screen message). Depending on what you set for the
remind time, you’ll receive a reminder like the following before your event:
10 You can also add a note to your event. Simply highlight the Notes text box and type. Your note can be any
length.
11 Here’s an example of a filled-in event:
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Copy an Existing Event
1
From an Upcoming, Day, or Week view, scroll to highlight the event you want to duplicate, then press the
wheel to open its Events Details screen.
2
Press Menu
then select Duplicate Event. The screen appears to remain unchanged; however, you are
really looking at a copy of the original event.
3
Make your edits on the Event Details screen to reflect the details of your new event.
4
When you’ve finished editing the screen, press Menu
then select Done
.
Edit an Event
You can always edit an existing event by doing the following while in the Calendar application:
1
From an Upcoming, Day, or Week view, scroll to highlight the event you want to edit, then press the wheel to
open its Events Details screen.
2
Make your edits on the Event Details screen as you wish.
3
When you’ve finished editing the details, press Back
prompted to:
. If you’ve changed a repeating event, you’ll be
• Change this date
• Change this & future dates
• Change all dates
Select the appropriate action and select Save.
Discard an Event
You can always discard an existing event by doing the following while in the Calendar application:
1
From an Upcoming, Day, or Week view, scroll to highlight the event you want to discard.
2
Press Menu
3
The event is moved to the Trash view. If you’ve discarded a repeating event, you’ll be prompted to:
then select Discard [
].
• Discard this date
• Discard this & future dates
• Discard all dates
Select the appropriate action and press Save.
Ways to View Your Events
The Calendar application offers a number of convenient ways to view all your scheduled events. To go to a
particular view within Calendar, press Menu
then select View to open the submenu. The submenu lists your
view choices: Upcoming, Day, Week, Month, Year, or Trash.
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A bullet always appears next to the view currently on your screen:
Notice that from anywhere in the Calendar application you can use the shortcuts shown above to switch views.
For example, to switch from Upcoming to Month view, simply press
+ 3.
To read more about each view, follow the link in the first column of the table below.
View
What you see in this view
What you can do from this view
Upcoming
View
A list of all scheduled events
for the next five days.
Navigate up/down the list by rotating the wheel up
or down, or by pressing the D-pad up/down arrows.
Edit an event’s details by highlighting the event, then
pressing the wheel.
Day View
A list of all scheduled events
(past and future), organized by
day. One-hour time slots are
shown down the left side of
the screen.
Events are shown in shaded
boxes, with their titles and
time span (as space allows).
Week View
A table showing the current
week. The days of the week,
starting with Sunday, are
shown as column headings
and one-hour time slots are
shown down the left side of
the screen.
Events are grey boxes, sometimes containing a partial title
(depending on space).
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Navigate up/down the list by rotating the wheel, or
by pressing the D-pad up/down arrows.
Use the menu to Go to Today, Next Day, or Previous Day.
Edit an event’s details by highlighting the event, then
selecting the wheel.
Navigate up/down the list by rotating the wheel, or
by pressing the D-pad up/down arrows.
Navigate among days in the week by pressing the Dpad left/right arrows. You can scroll to previous or
future weeks by continuing to use the arrow keys.
Use the menu to Go to Today, Next Week, or Previous Week.
Edit an event’s details by highlighting the event, then
pressing the wheel.
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View
What you see in this view
What you can do from this view
Month View
A table showing the current
month, with the current day
highlighted.
Navigate between days by rotating the wheel. Navigate between months by pressing the D-pad left/
right arrows.
Use the menu to Go to Today, Next Month, or Previous Month.
Edit an event’s details by highlighting the event, then
pressing the wheel. The Day view appears. Press the
wheel again to edit the event’s details.
Year View
A grid of the year, grouped by
month, with the current month
and day selected.
Navigate between months by rotating the wheel, or
by pressing the D-pad up/down arrows.
Use the menu to Go to Today, Next Year, or Previous Year.
Navigate within a month by first highlighting the
month, then pressing the wheel. Now, with the
month highlighted, you can move around days by
rotating the wheel.
Open a specific Day view by first highlighting the
month, then pressing the wheel, then highlighting
the day and pressing. From there you can edit an
event’s details.
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Upcoming View
The Upcoming view shows you all your events scheduled for the next five days.
To open the Upcoming Events view, from the Jump screen select Calendar, then press Menu
Views > Upcoming [ + 0].
then select
Upcoming View Features
• In the Today section, you only see the events that have not expired, as of that minute.
• To open an Event Detail screen, use the wheel to highlight the event title, then press. At this point you can
edit the details if you want. To dismiss the screen and return to the view, press Back .
• All-day events are shown with an event icon just to the left of the event name, like “Write Econ paper” in
the example above.
Upcoming View Navigation Tips
• Use the wheel to scroll through the five days, backward and forward. You are constrained in your scrolling
to the current day and four days forward.
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Day View
The Day view shows you all the events you have scheduled for the current day, listed down the screen, starting
with the earliest event at the top.
To open the Day view, from the Jump screen select Calendar, then press Menu
Day [ + 1].
and select Views >
Day View Features
• The full day will not display on your screen (not enough room), so the Day view always opens with the
events occurring at the current time centered on the screen.
• All-day events are shown at the top of the screen and will always stay in view, even when you scroll.
• If one or more events have overlapping times, the events will appear adjacent to each other, like the
“Night class - Econ” and “Write mom” events in the example above.
• Hours of the day are listed down the left edge of the screen. PM hours are shown against a dark
background; AM hours are shown against a light background.
Day View Navigation Tips
• Use the wheel to scroll up and down the day’s time slots.
• To go to the next or previous day’s view, instead of scrolling, you can always press Menu
Next Day [ ] or Previous Day [ ].
then select
• But if you do keep scrolling up or down, you will enter the previous or next day’s time slots, and beyond.
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Week View
The Week view shows you the events you’ve scheduled for the current week, with one exception: all-day events
are not shown in this view.
To open the Week view, from the Jump screen select Calendar, then press Menu
[ + 2].
and select Views... > Week
Week View Features
• The current day’s time slot lines are bold, like Sep 3 in the example above.
• An event you’ve highlighted is shown with a black background.
• Events in the past (“expired events”) are shown in blocks with a white background.
• If you have overlapping events, they will appear adjacent to each other.
• To open an Event Details screen, highlight the event, then press. View or edit the event details. To dismiss/
save your edits to the Event Details screen, press Back .
Week View Navigation Tips
• Use the wheel to scroll up and down through the time slots; use the D-pad left/right arrows to advance
back and forward through the days, even beyond the current week to the previous and next weeks.
• You can always use the menu to go to Next Week [
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Month View
The Month view is designed to give you a sense of where you are in the month (the current day is highlighted in
black).
To open the Month view, from the Jump screen select Calendar, then press Menu
[ + 3].
and select Views > Month
Month View Features
• The current day block is shown highlighted in black.
• If you have at least one event scheduled for a given day, that day contains a little square icon in the lowerright corner of the day block
.
• To drill down to an Event Details screen, highlight the day, then press to open the Day view. Make sure the
event you want to open is highlighted, then press again. View or edit the event details. To dismiss the
screen, press Back .
Month View Navigation Tips
• Use the wheel to scroll forward and backward through days.
• To scroll backward and forward through months, use the D-pad up/down arrows.
• You can always use the menu to go to Next Month [
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Year View
The Year view opens to the current year and lets you look forward and backward across months in one glance.
This view is handy if you need to plan an event that is at least a month ahead, such as your summer vacation!
To open the Year view, from the Jump screen select Calendar, then press Menu
[ + 4].
and select Views > Year
Year View Features
• The current month is shown highlighted in black.
• The current day is shown in a white circle.
• To drill down into a more focused view, first highlight the month you’re interested in, then press. Now you
can rotate the wheel to highlight a specific day. Once you’ve highlighted the day you want, press the
wheel. The Day view opens to your selected date. (From there you can view events.)
Year View Navigation Tips
• Use the wheel or D-pad up/down arrows to scroll from month to month.
• To move forward and backward among years, press Menu
Previous Year [
].
and select either Next Year [
] or
Trash View
Whenever you discard an event by using the menu option or the DEL key [
Trash, in case you want to retrieve it.
], your event is “saved” in the
To retrieve an event:
1
From your current view, press Menu
2
Scroll to highlight the event you want to retrieve.
then select View > Trash [
3
Press Menu
+ T]. The Trash view opens.
then select Retrieve Event. The event returns to its original time slot.
To empty the Calendar Trash:
1
From your current view, press Menu
2
Press Menu
then select Empty Trash. After confirming your intent to discard your events permanently, a
message appears on the screen stating “The Trash is empty.”
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then select and select View > Trash [
+ T]. The Trash view opens.
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Go To a Specific Day
Regardless of where you are in a particular view, you can always return to the current day (“today”) by pressing
Menu
then selecting Go to Today [ + H]. Your view remains the same, but the current day is highlighted.
If you want to go to a particular day:
1
From your current view, press Menu
which you can select a date to view.
then select Go To... [
+ D]. The Go to Date dialog box opens, from
2
Select Done and your current view jumps to highlight the day you specified.
Calendar Settings
You can customize some of the behavior of the Calendar by opening the Calendar Settings screen. Each
customization option is described below.
Event Reminder Ringtone
You can set a ringtone to remind you of an upcoming event.
1
From any of the Calendar views, press Menu
2
Look at the first group box, labeled Event reminder ring:
then select Settings. The Settings screen opens.
3
Select the pop-up menu to open it and see all the possible rings you can select.
4
If you do not want to be notified of an upcoming event with a ringtone, select None.
5
If you do want to be notified of an upcoming event with a ringtone, then select from one of the possible
ringtone categories:
To view the songs for a particular category, press the wheel. To dismiss any of the submenus, press Back
.
Note that the category and song currently in effect are highlighted.
6
To select one of the songs for your ringtone, press the wheel when the song is highlighted.
7
Press Back
to save your ringtone setting.
Time Settings
When you create a new event, you may want to change some of the default settings to suit your typical
schedule. Here’s how:
1
From any of the Calendar views, press Menu
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2
Scroll down to the group box labeled Time Settings:
3
Select the timing method you want to use when creating a new event: duration or end time. You can always
change this and the other time settings on the individual event details screen, but this setting will be the
timing method selected by default.
4
Use the time selector to specify your default event duration.
5
Finally, set your default reminder preference.
6
Press Back
to save your time settings.
Event Management
To keep to your quota of 1000 events, use these event management settings.
1
From any of the Calendar views, press Menu
2
Scroll down to the group box labeled Event Management:
3
Permanently discard “old” events by selecting the Discard events older than 30 days button. The screen
displays the number of events that are counted as older than 30 days. Note that if you have a recurring event
that continues into the future, then the past instances of that event are not counted as older than 30 days.
4
If you want to discard all events in one easy step, select the Discard all events button.
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then select Settings. The Settings screen opens.
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12. Taking Photos
Smile! You’re always ready to document a fun time with the Camera application. What’s more, you can instantly
involve family or friends by sending them the photo via email. You can save up to 36 pictures in your Gallery for
viewing either on your device or the Web.
Just put the camera into the headset/camera jack and you’re ready to start taking photos! Find out exactly how
to use your device’s camera by reading the topics in this chapter:
•
•
•
•
•
Camera Splash Screen on page 153
Keyboard Shortcuts on page 154
Insert the Camera on page 154
About Capture Modes on page 155
Take a Photo on page 155
•
•
•
•
•
View Your Photo Gallery on page 156
Email Photos on page 158
Change the Name of a Photo on page 158
Sort Photos on page 159
Discard Photos on page 159
Camera Splash Screen
To open the Camera application, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the Camera icon in the left-hand
“ring” of applications. You will see the Camera “splash” screen on the right side of the screen when you’ve
highlighted the Camera application icon:
Two photos from your Gallery will display on the splash screen! You can store up to 36 photos in your Gallery.
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Keyboard Shortcuts
You can use the following keyboard shortcuts for performing actions from the Camera menu:
Capture New
+N
View Full Screen/Thumbnails
+D
Rename Photo...
+E
Discard...
Mail Checked To...
+M
Insert the Camera
Here’s how to attach the camera to your device:
1
Before you can insert the camera into your device, you must expose the camera’s “lead”, which is protected
by a plastic case. You can tell which end of the camera is the case because it has a hook for attaching to a
key chain or cord. To remove the case, hold the camera with both hands (one hand on each end) and twist
the case 90 degrees, then pull to expose the lead:
2
Insert the lead firmly into the device headset/camera jack:
Be sure to push the camera in all the way! You’ll know it’s in far enough when the wheel lights up.
3
As soon as you insert the camera into the jack (assuming you’re already in the Camera application), your
device will display the Capture screen.
4
Before you take your first photo, be sure to read the next section, About Capture Modes on page 155.
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About Capture Modes
There are two “modes” you can be in when taking a picture:
Preview
After you capture an image, it is displayed on the screen. From this screen you can decide
to keep it, retry the shot, or rename it. The capture mode is set to Preview by default.
AutoSave
You can take many photos in a row, without being prompted to save or delete the picture.
Photos are saved to your device for later review in your Gallery.
Take a Photo
To capture a photo, the camera must first be inserted in the jack and you must be viewing the Capture screen. If
you’ve just inserted the camera, the Capture screen will open automatically; however, if you’ve been to another
screen after inserting the camera, you’ll need to return to the Capture screen:
1
From either the Capture or Gallery screen, press Menu
2
The Capture screen appears with the image currently in focus in the “viewfinder”:
3
then select Capture New.
You must now select a capture mode. (Read more in About Capture Modes on page 155.)
• By default, the Capture screen opens in Preview mode, indicated by this icon:
• If you’d rather capture in AutoSave mode, then rotate the wheel to highlight the Preview button, then
press the wheel to open the pop-up menu. Scroll to highlight AutoSave, then press the wheel.
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4
Position the camera so the image you want to capture displays in the “viewfinder” on the Capture screen. If
the image is upside down, select the Flip button to turn it right-side up. You can also use the D-pad’s up and
down arrow keys to flip the picture. Note that you can rotate the camera 180 degrees, which means you can
take a picture of yourself!
5
When you’re ready to capture the image, select the “shutter” button
6
The screen lens “closes” first, then opens, displaying your captured photo:
7
If you want to give your photo a name (other than the default “Photo #”), scroll to highlight the name text
field, then edit the name as you wish. If you keep the photo, you can always rename it later from the Gallery.
8
Select either Retry or Keep It
.
.
• If you select Retry, the photo is permanently deleted.
• If you select Keep It, you’ll be able to view your photo from the Gallery.
View Your Photo Gallery
You can save up to 36 photos on your device (called your “Gallery”). You can view your Gallery in two ways:
• Thumbnail View - screen displays six photos at a time, rendered at 75% of original size
• Full Screen View - screen displays one photo at a time, rendered at 150% of original size
By default, your Gallery opens in Thumbnail view. To switch between views, press
+ D.
Thumbnail View
The Thumbnail view is illustrated below.
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Use the wheel to scroll through your Gallery. Below the thumbnails you’ll see a handy Gallery navigation bar. You
can always see where you are in your sequence of photos since the highlighted image is outlined. You can also
see at a glance which images are selected by looking for the check mark indicator.
The number of photos you have left (out of the 36 you can save) is displayed in the title bar:
.
Full Screen View
To get a magnified look at any of your photos (twice as large as displayed in the Thumbnail view), highlight a
picture in the Thumbnail view, then from the menu select View Full Screen. The selected image appears on the
screen:
You get a Gallery navigation bar on the Full Screen view as well. An image is considered “highlighted” if it is
currently in full-view on the screen.
How to Select Photos
In order to perform an action on one or more photos, you must first select the photos. Note! You can select
photos in either Thumbnail or Full Screen view.
1
From the Gallery screen, scroll through the photos, highlighting the photo you wish to select.
2
Press the wheel to cause a check mark to appear in the lower-left corner of the image. The corners of the
selected image will be outlined as well:
3
Continue to scroll through your Gallery, highlighting an image, then pressing the wheel to select it, until
you’ve selected all the images you wish.
4
To select a series of contiguous photos, rotate the wheel to highlight the first photo in the series, then
press and hold the Shift key down while continuing to scroll through the Gallery. After the last image you
want in the series is highlighted, press the wheel and release the Shift key. To deselect the photos, repeat.
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To select all the photos in your Gallery, highlight the first image in the Gallery, hold the Shift key down
while scrolling to the last picture you want in the series, then press. Note that this method also works for
selecting a subset of contiguous photos in the Gallery, as described above.
6
Your Gallery navigation bar shows you which images you’ve selected:
When Your Gallery Is Full
If your Gallery becomes full (36 pictures stored), the title bar will read “No Photos Remaining” and you will
receive a notice if you try to take another photo:
If you want to take new photos, first discard some existing photos, as described in Discard Photos on page 159.
Email Photos
You can send through the email application any photos you’ve stored in your Gallery, from either the Thumbnail
or Full Screen view. Note! You can attach all the images in your Gallery if you want, up to 36.
1
From the Gallery screen, scroll through your photos. When you find a photo you want to email, highlight the
photo then press the wheel to select it.
2
Continue to select photos until you’ve selected all the images you want to send.
3
Review the Gallery navigation bar at the bottom of the screen to make sure you’ve selected only the images
you want to attach to your email message:
4
Press Menu
then select Mail Checked To... [
photos shown as attachments.
5
Complete the email, then select Send [
+ M]. A new email compose screen will appear, with your
+ M].
Change the Name of a Photo
You can always re-name photos you’ve stored in your Gallery, from either the Thumbnail or Full Screen view.
Note! A photo name can be no longer than 32 characters.
1
Scroll to highlight the photo you want to rename, the press the wheel to select it.
2
Press Menu
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+ E]. The Rename Photo dialog box opens:
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3
The text cursor is located at the end of the current name. Delete the old name and type your new image
name as you like.
4
Select Done
to save the change and dismiss the dialog box.
Sort Photos
You can sort the order in which your photos appear in your Gallery by doing the following while in the Camera
application. By default, your photos are sorted by date & time, with the newest photos at the beginning of the
Gallery. To change the default sort order, do the following:
1
From either the Thumbnail or Full Screen Gallery view, press Menu
You can choose from:
then select Sort to open the submenu.
• Date, newer at top
• Date, newer at bottom
• Name, A to Z
• Name, Z to A
2
Scroll to highlight your sort choice, then press the wheel to select it and dismiss the menu.
Discard Photos
You can always discard photos you’ve stored in your Gallery, from either the Thumbnail or Full Screen view.
To discard one photo at a time:
1
Scroll to highlight the image you want to discard.
2
Press the wheel to select it.
3
Press Menu
4
Select Discard to delete the image from your Gallery. If you decide to keep the photo after all, then select
Cancel .
then select Discard... [
]. A confirmation dialog box appears.
To discard more than one photo at a time:
1
Use the multiple selection methods described in How to Select Photos on page 157.
2
Press Menu
3
Select Discard to delete the image from your Gallery. If you decide to keep the photos after all, then select
Cancel .
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13. Keeping To Do Lists
Make sure you never forget another thing to do! Keep yourself organized with the To Do application. Get started
now by reading the topics in this chapter:
• To Do Splash Screen on page 160
• Task Details Screen on page 163
• Keyboard Shortcuts on page 161
• Create a New Task on page 163
• Create a New Task on page 163
• Edit a Task on page 164
• Task Views on page 162
• Mark a Task Completed on page 165
• Create a New Task on page 161
• Sort Tasks on page 162
• Discard a Task on page 165
• Manage Your To Do Trash on page 165
To Do Splash Screen
To open the To Do application, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the To Do icon in the left-hand “ring”
of applications. You will see the To Do “splash” screen on the right side of the screen when you’ve highlighted
the To Do application icon:
The splash screen lists seven of your tasks, including those that are overdue. If you have more tasks, a note at
the bottom of the screen tells you how many more. You can store a total of 50 tasks, including the tasks that
you’ve discarded to the Trash.
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Keyboard Shortcuts
Use the following keyboard shortcuts while you’re using the To Do application:
New Task
+N
Mark Completed
+K
Mark Incomplete
+K
Discard
View Tasks
+0
View Trash
+T
The Browse Tasks Screen
When you first open the To Do application from the Jump screen, you’ll see a list of all your tasks, similar to the
following:
Overdue tasks are shown with an exclamation point icon . Tasks that are due “today” are marked with a
sunburst icon . Opposite each task name is the due date, or Today, or Tomorrow (if applicable). Then to the
right of the due date is the task’s priority icon:
Completed tasks are shown with a check mark
and the font is shown in regular font, as opposed to bold.
You can decide if you want to view your tasks by due date, priority, or status (completed or incomplete). The list
in the example above shows tasks sorted by due date. Read more in Sort Tasks on page 162.
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Task Views
There are two task “views”. You select the view you want by pressing Menu
• View Tasks [
+ 0] (shows all tasks)
• View Trash [
+ T] (contains the tasks you’ve discarded)
and selecting one of:
Sort Tasks
You can sort the tasks on the Browse Tasks screen by the following attributes:
• Due Date (today, tomorrow, or other date)
• Priority (highest, high, medium, low, lowest)
• Status (completed, incomplete)
The default sort is by due date. To change your sort, do the following:
1
From the Browse Tasks screen, press Menu
sort options:
2
The sort option currently active is marked by a bullet and is shown in regular font. Rotate the wheel to select
another option, then press the wheel to select it and dismiss the menu.
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Task Details Screen
For each task there is a details screen, which contains more information about the task than can fit in the Browse
Tasks screen. The details screens are editable, so when opened, you can change the information.
To open a task’s details, on the Browse Tasks screen rotate the wheel to highlight a task, then press. The details
screen opens. Here’s an example:
Notice that the status field is highlighted by default, making it easy for you to mark a task completed.
Create a New Task
Follow these steps to create a new To Do task while in the To Do application.
1
From the Browse Tasks screen, press Menu
opens:
then select New Task [
+ N]. A blank Task Details screen
2
In the Task field, type a title for your To Do. Your title can be up to 40 characters long.
3
Skip over the Completed check box for now.
4
Scroll to highlight to the Due pop-up menu, then press the wheel. Select one of:
• Never
• Today
• Tomorrow
• This week (by the next Saturday)
• Next week (by a week from the next Saturday)
• Other...
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5
If you select Other..., the Task Due Date dialog box opens:
Pick the Date on which the task is due by using either the date or calendar selector:
• The month section of the date selector
is highlighted by default. Press the wheel to open
the selector pop-up, rotate the wheel until the month you want is highlighted (rotate up for months later in
the year; rotate down for months earlier), then press. Rotate the wheel until the day you want is
highlighted, then press again. Now pick the year by rotating the wheel until the year you want is
highlighted, then press.
• You can also use the calendar date selector to select a task due date. Use the wheel to highlight the
calendar icon
, then press. The current month appears with today’s day highlighted by default:
Rotate the wheel to highlight the date you want, then press to select it. If you want to assign a date in a
future month, press Menu
then rotate the wheel to scroll month-by-month until you get to the month
you want. To return to today’s date, press T. When you have the date you want highlighted, press the
wheel to set this date in the Task Details screen.
When finished selecting a Task Due Date, press Done
. You are returned to the New Task screen.
6
Scroll to highlight the Priority pop-up menu, then press the wheel. Select one of:
7
You can also add a note to your task. Simply highlight the Notes box and type. Your note can be up to 500
characters in length.
8
To save your new task, press Menu
screen.
then select Done
. Your new task appears in your Browse Tasks
Edit a Task
You can edit any of your tasks by opening the task’s detail screen:
1
From the Browse Tasks screen, use the wheel to highlight the task you want to edit, then press. The Task
Details screen opens.
2
You can change any of the fields, just as if you were creating the task from scratch. Note that you can mark
the task completed by using the wheel to select the Completed check box. You can mark a completed task
as incomplete by selecting the Completed check box again to clear the box of the check.
3
You can discard the task altogether by pressing Menu
and selecting Discard [
].
Tip: Your task is not deleted permanently; it’s discarded, which means it’s been moved to the Trash, where
you can retrieve it.
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4
When finished with your edits, press Menu
then select Done . If you decide you don’t want to save the
edits you’ve just made to the task details, press Menu
then select Cancel [ + .].
Mark a Task Completed
If you’ve completed a task, make sure to mark it completed. That way you can choose to sort completed (or
incomplete) tasks on the Browse Tasks screens (read more in Sort Tasks on page 162). Also, you can easily
discard all completed tasks from the menu (read more in Discard a Task on page 165).
To mark a task as completed, do this:
1
On the Browse Tasks screen, scroll to highlight the task you want to mark completed.
2
Press Menu
3
A check mark now appears in the box to the left of the task title.
then select Mark Completed [
4
If you change your mind about having completed a task, you can mark it as incomplete by highlighting the
task, pressing Menu
then selecting Mark Incomplete [ + K].
+ K].
Tip: You can also mark a task as completed/incomplete from the Task Details screen. Read more in Edit a Task
on page 164.
Discard a Task
You can discard a task from either the Browse Tasks screens or the Task Details screen.
• From the Browse Tasks screen, scroll to highlight the task you want to discard, then press Menu
select Discard
.
• From the Task Details screen, press Menu
then select Discard [
and
].
Either way, the task is moved to the Trash, where you can retrieve it...until you empty the Trash.
You can also discard all completed tasks with one command from the Browse Tasks screen: press Menu
select Discard Completed.
and
Manage Your To Do Trash
All the tasks you’ve discarded will appear in the Trash view, until you empty the Trash.
Retrieve a Task You’ve Previously Discarded
All tasks that you have discarded are stored in the Trash, just in case you want to retrieve them later:
1
From the Browse Tasks screen, press Menu
2
Scroll to highlight the task you want to retrieve.
3
Press Menu
4
The task disappears from the Trash screen and appears in the Browse Tasks screen.
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then select Retrieve Task [
then select Trash [
+ T]. The Trash screen opens.
+ R].
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Empty the To Do Trash
Remember that you can store 50 tasks, including the tasks you’ve sent to the Trash. If you’re running out of
space, empty your Trash:
1
From the Browse Tasks screen, press Menu
2
Press Menu
3
A confirmation dialog box opens, asking if you’re sure you want to permanently discard the tasks. Select
Empty Trash, or select Cancel if you change your mind about permanently discarding your trashed tasks.
4
The Trash empties.
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then select Trash [
+ T]. The Trash screen opens.
then select Empty Trash.
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14. Keeping Notes
Save all kinds of important information with the Notes application. Check or update your notes on either your
device or the Web. To learn about using the Notes application, read the topics in this chapter:
• Notes Splash Screen on page 167
• Keyboard Shortcuts on page 168
• View Your Notes on page 168
• Sort Your Notes on page 169
•
•
•
•
Add a Note on page 170
Edit a Note on page 170
Discard a Note on page 170
Manage Your Notes Trash on page 171
Notes Splash Screen
To open the Notes application, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the Notes icon in the left-hand “ring”
of applications. You will see the Notes “splash” screen on the right side of the screen when you’ve highlighted
the Notes application icon:
The splash screen lists the first four of your notes, in alphabetical order. The total number of notes you have is
also shown (12 total in the example above). You can create and save up to 50 notes (on color devices) or 20
notes (on grayscale devices), which includes the notes that you’ve discarded to the Trash.
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Keyboard Shortcuts
While you’re in the Notes application, you can use the following shortcuts for menu items:
New Note
+N
Discard Note
View Notes
+0
View Trash
+T
View Your Notes
There are two notes “views”. You select the view you want by pressing Menu
• View Notes [
+ 0] (shows all notes)
• View Trash [
+ T] (contains the notes you’ve discarded)
and selecting one of:
The view of all your notes is further explained below. Read more about the Trash view in Manage Your Notes
Trash on page 171.
The Browse Notes Screen
The Browse Notes screen lists all your notes in the order you specify in Sort submenu (read more in Sort Your
Notes on page 169). By default, the notes are displayed folded. This means that only the first line of the note is
shown:
Note: The ellipsis (...) indicates there’s more to the note than what is shown in the folded view. Unfolding is
explained in the topic below.
Use the wheel to scroll through the notes. You’ll know you’ve highlighted a note when its border appears darker
than the notes around it:
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Unfolding/Folding a Single Note
To unfold a single note, do the following while in the Notes application:
1
From the Browse Notes screen, scroll to highlight the note then press the wheel. The note expands, showing
the full text. Unfolded, focused notes are editable:
2
If your note is longer than the screen, use the wheel to scroll up/down the note contents. You can also use
the D-pad arrows to navigate within the text.
3
To fold your note again, press the wheel. The note folds, showing only the first line:
Unfolding/Folding All Your Notes
To unfold all your notes, do this while in the Notes application:
1
From the Browse Notes screen, press Menu
2
Scroll up/down through the list of notes.
then select Unfold All.
3
At any time, if you want to fold a notes’ contents, first highlight the note, then press the wheel. The contents
of the note collapse, but the note is still highlighted.
4
To re-fold all your notes, press Menu
and select Fold All. All the notes’ contents collapse. The note that
was highlighted when you folded all the notes remains highlighted.
Sort Your Notes
In the Browse Notes view, you can specify the order in which your notes are displayed. By default, notes are
sorted alphabetically, A to Z, but you can change that by doing the following while in the Notes application:
1
From the Browse Notes screen, press Menu
following options:
then select Sort to open the submenu. Select from the
• Alphabetically, A to Z
• Alphabetically, Z to A
• Last modified, newest on top
• Last modified, newest on bottom
• Creation date, newest on top
• Creation date, newest on bottom
2
Scroll to highlight your choice, then press the wheel to select it.
3
Press Back
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Add a Note
Before you add a note, here’s some note facts you need to know:
• How many notes can I have? You can store a total of 50 notes (on color devices) or 20 notes (on
grayscale devices), including the notes that you’ve discarded to the Trash. If you’ve run out of space, you
may want to empty your Trash (read more in Manage Your Notes Trash on page 171).
• How long can each note be? Each note can be 8000 characters (on color devices) or 1000 characters
(on grayscale devices) at most, and that includes spaces and line returns.
To create a new note, follow these steps while in the Notes application:
1
From the Browse Notes screen, press Menu
2
A blank note opens. Type your note using the keyboard. (Read more in Typing and Navigating in Text Fields
on page 24.) Anything you type over 8000 characters (on color devices) or 1000 characters (on grayscale
devices) will not be saved with the note.
then select New Note [
3
Your note is saved as you type it. When you’re done, it is added (in the proper sort order) to your notes in the
Browse Notes screen.
+ N].
Edit a Note
You can always edit an existing, unfolded note by doing the following while in the Notes application:
1
On the Browse Notes screen, make sure you are viewing the note unfolded. If it’s folded, highlight the note
with the wheel, then press to unfold it.
2
The text cursor will be positioned at the spot where you last were typing in the note. Use the D-pad to move
within the text; use the keyboard to edit your note. (Read more in Typing and Navigating in Text Fields on
page 24.)
3
Your edits are saved as soon as you make them.
Discard a Note
Discarding a note means moving it to the Trash:
1
From the Browse Notes screen, highlight the note you wish to discard. (It doesn’t matter if the note is folded
or unfolded.)
2
Press Menu
3
The note moves to the Trash, where you can later retrieve it or discard it for good.
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Manage Your Notes Trash
All your notes are displayed either in the Browse Notes screen or the Notes Trash screen, shown below:
To switch from viewing all your notes to just the notes in your Trash, press Menu
and select View Trash
[ + T]. The Notes Trash screen appears. From this screen you cannot edit any of the notes, but you can:
• Retrieve a Note You’ve Previously Discarded, or
• Empty Your Notes Trash
Retrieve a Note You’ve Previously Discarded
All notes that you have discarded are stored in the Trash, just in case you want to retrieve them later:
1
From the Browse Notes screen, press Menu
opens.
then select View Trash [
2
Scroll to highlight the note you want to retrieve.
3
Press Menu
4
The note now appears in the Browse Notes screen, where you can edit it.
+ T]. The Notes Trash screen
then select Retrieve Note.
Empty Your Notes Trash
Remember that you can store 50 notes (on color devices) or 20 notes (on grayscale devices), including the notes
you’ve sent to the Trash. If you’re running out of available space, empty your Trash:
1
From the Browse Notes screen, press Menu
opens.
2
Press Menu
3
A confirmation dialog box opens, asking if you’re sure you want to permanently discard the notes. Select
Empty Trash (or select Cancel
if you change your mind about permanently discarding your trashed
notes).
4
The Notes Trash screen appears with the message “The Trash is empty.”
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then select View Trash [
+ T]. The Notes Trash screen
then select Empty Trash.
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15. Playing Rock & Rocket
When you have a minute, try the exciting Rock & Rocket game! Dispatch those rocks before they smash your
rocket to smithereens!
• Rock & Rocket Splash Screen on page 172
• The Object on page 172
• What Happens on page 173
• Scoring on page 173
• Hints on page 173
• Controls on page 173
Rock & Rocket Splash Screen
To open the Rock & Rocket game, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the Rock & Rocket icon in the lefthand “ring” of applications. You will see the Rock & Rocket “splash” screen on the right side of the screen when
you’ve highlighted the Rock & Rocket application icon:
The Object
Destroy as many rocks as you can before running out of rocket ships.
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What Happens
You start each game with four rockets (
+
) and four hits (
). Each time you’re hit by either a small,
medium, or large-sized rock, you take a hit. After taking four hits, your rocket is destroyed and another rocket
appears (assuming you have any left). If you get too close to a rock, your shield activates and it costs you a hit.
The wheel will change color from clear to yellow to red as you take hits. The good news is you have unlimited
ammunition!
You can also be hit by the Alien Antagonist
! If you hit an Antagonist, cover your eyes or you’ll be subject
to an alien oath. Very bad! Also (minor detail), if you’re hit by the Alien Antagonist, you die baby.
Scoring
Each time you make a hit, you’ll score:
Alien - 25 points
Large rocks - 50 points
Medium rocks - 100 points
Small rocks - 150 points
For every 15,000 points (in any one game) you’ll earn another rocket, up to six at any one time. As you get more
points, the soundtrack tension builds!
Your high score is saved on the service and always displays on the Rock & Rocket preview and start screens.
Hints
The Antagonist Alien likes to lure you into rock fields. Beware. Also, if you hit a big rock, it breaks into a smaller
rocks. You can only completely eradicate the smallest rocks.
Controls
To make this happen...
Do this...
Turn rocket
Rotate wheel
Fire
Press wheel (press and hold to fire at
regular intervals)
Thrust rocket forward
Press Jump button
Pause game
Press Back button
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16. Playing UI Evolution Arcade Games
Note: Your device will contain these games only if you are using a T-Mobile grayscale device.
• Arcade Splash Screen on page 174
• Bubbles on page 175
• Code Monkey on page 176
• Shuffle on page 177
• Lab Ratz on page 178
Arcade Splash Screen
To find the Arcade, scroll through the applications on the Jump screen until you see the Arcade splash screen:
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Bubbles
Burst those bubbles before they fill the tank!!
The Object
The object of Bubbles is to pop all the bubbles before they fill the tank (the tank is full when at least one string
of bubbles goes from the bottom to top of tank). Bubbles pop only when they completely fill a row (any row, not
just the top row).
What Happens
Bubbles rise from the bottom center of the tank in four-bubble formations, like this one:
. As each formation
rises, you can rotate the formation to fit the blanks in the row at the top of the tank. You can also shift the
formation to the left or right. Once you fill a row with bubbles, the bubbles pop and disappear.
Scoring
Each time you pop a row of bubbles, you get 100 points.
Hints
Watch the box on the right called Next to see what bubble formation will be rising next. By knowing the next
formation, you can better strategize where to put the bubble currently rising.
Controls
To make this happen...
Do this...
Move bubble formation left
Rotate the wheel up, or
Press left D-pad arrow
Move bubble formation right
Rotate the wheel down, or
Press right D-pad arrow
Rotate bubble formation
Press wheel or Return key
Send bubble formation straight up
Press spacebar
Pause game
Press Back button
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Code Monkey
Can you crack the Monkey Code?
The Object
The Code Monkey has created a hidden Monkey Code. The object of Code Monkey is to guess the combination of
monkey faces, bananas, and monkey wrenches in as few guesses as possible.
What Happens
The Code Monkey has placed four random items in the Monkey Code, choosing from four monkey faces, a
banana, and a monkey wrench:
Use the wheel or D-pad arrows to cycle through the options, then press the wheel or Return key to enter your
guess.
The Code Monkey won’t divulge the Monkey Code unless you guess it right. But the Code Monkey will give you
feedback on your guesses: A smiley face means you’ve got the right face/banana/wrench in the right spot. A
frowny face means you’ve got the right face/banana/wrench in the wrong spot. And no face means wrong face/
banana/monkey entirely. The tricky part is figuring out which feedback face matches which monkey/banana/
wrench. You win when you get four smiley faces.
For example, let’s say the Monkey Code is banana/banana/wrench/wrench, and you guess monkey1/monkey2/
banana/wrench:
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The Code Monkey feedback at the bottom is one smiley face and one frowny face. The smiley face refers to the
wrench, which is the right item in the right place (fourth). The frowny face refers to the banana, which is the
right item in the wrong place. (The Code Monkey has it in the first two spots, and you guessed third.)
Scoring
If you’re quick with a banana, you’ll crack the Monkey Code in five moves or fewer. But sometimes even the most
seasoned banana cryptologists can’t outsmart the Code Monkey.
Hints
Use logic to solve the Monkey Code. Try starting your guesses with only one monkey face.
Controls
To make this happen...
Do this...
Choose a guess
Rotate the wheel up/down, or
Press up/down D-pad arrow
Enter your guess
Press wheel or Return key
Move selector up/down
Press D-pad left/right arrow
Pause game
Press Back button
Shuffle
Can you move that lone box around to line up a row or column of the same pattern?
The Object
The object of Shuffle is to make the big box disappear before the timer runs out.
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What Happens
Move that lone square around the larger box, then push it in to shove out another lone box on the opposite side.
Line up like colors or patterns in a row or column and that entire row or column will disappear. But hurry--the
timer is ticking!
Scoring
Gain bonus points by clearing a big box quickly, or by wiping away multiple rows with one push.
Hints
Sometimes it’s better to push a different box out the other side then to circle all the way around with the current
one.
Controls
To make this happen...
Do this...
Move square clockwise
Rotate the wheel down, or
Press down D-pad arrow
Move square counter-clockwise
Rotate the wheel up, or
Press up D-pad arrow
Insert square
Press wheel or Return key
Add more blocks
Press spacebar
Pause game
Press Back button
Lab Ratz
Don’t let the Lab Ratz escape!
The Object
The object of Lab Ratz is to guide the Lab Ratz through a tunnel from their cage on the left to their cage on the
right, using only the tunnel pieces that fall into your hands.
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What Happens
Someone left the Ratz’s cage door open, and they’ll need a tunnel built to get them from the left cage to the
right one. Tunnel pieces (up/down, left/right, 4-way, and 90-degree turns) fall in random order--you can see the
next piece at the upper right. The Ratz will escape onto the floor if the finished tunnel doesn’t connect them to
the cage on the right.
Use the D-pad to position the next piece on the grid. The white Ratz will escape when the timer runs out. Don’t
let them hit the floor or the game is over.
Scoring
For each tunnel piece that the Ratz move through, you’ll receive 100 points. The longer the tunnel, the more
points you earn!
Hints
Keep an eye on the upper right--the next piece to drop is the one on top. And the one after that is just below it.
And the one after that...
Don’t be afraid to plan ahead! And watch out for hungry cats!
Controls
To make this happen...
Do this...
Move pieces left, right, up, down
Press D-pad left, right, up, down arrows
Place a tunnel piece
Press the spacebar
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17. The Catalog
Use the Catalog application to download applications and ringtones to your device!
• Catalog Splash Screens on page 180
• Icon Legend on page 185
• Purchase Limits - Slots and Blocks on
page 182
• Browse the Catalog Contents on page
183
• The Item Details Screens on page 185
• Purchase an Item on page 186
• Application Installation on page 188
• Assign Ringtones to Application Alerts and
Notifications on page 188
• View Your Purchases on page 188
• Reorder Downloaded Applications on the Jump
Screen on page 189
• Discard Purchased Items on page 190
Catalog Splash Screens
To open the Catalog application, first press Jump , then scroll to highlight the Catalog icon in the left-hand
“ring” of applications. You will see the Catalog “splash” screen on the right side of the screen when you’ve
highlighted the Catalog application icon:
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Press the wheel to open the Catalog Categories screens. The Categories screens are similar to the Jump
screen; there’s a menu of Catalog categories (such as applications, ringtones) from which you can select if you
want more details about the items available for purchase:
Also from this screen you can view your purchase Purchase history by scrolling down to the bottom of the ring
and selecting Purchases
. Read more about the Browse Purchases screen in View Your Purchases on page
188.
Note: The Catalog contents are downloaded to your device each time you open the Catalog, so there will be a
brief delay before the contents display.
Icon Legend
There are many icons used in the Catalog to communicate bits of information in a concise manner. A legend is
available from any Catalog screen menu (press Menu
then select Icon Legend). For your convenience, all
icons are defined below:
You have purchased this item.
Item is new to the Catalog.
Item is a ringtone.
Item is a game.
Item is an application.
Item is a recurring subscription.
Number of blocks required for downloading this item.
This item is an upgrade.
Installation was not successful.
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Purchase Limits - Slots and Blocks
Your device is able to store a maximum of:
• 100 blocks for applications
• 10 slots for ringtones
Once you fill up your blocks and slots, you will not be able to download anything new from the Catalog until you
discard some of your purchases. Read more about discarding items you have already purchased in Discard
Purchased Items on page 190.
About Ringtone Slots
Each ringtone you purchase takes up 1 out of a possible 10 ringtone slots. If you try to purchase a ringtone when
all your slots are full, you will receive an alert, allowing you to remove a ringtone to make room for the one you
want to purchase:
Caution! If the Ringtone Slots Are Full dialog box opens as you are receiving ringtones after a hard reset of your
device, any ringtone you choose to remove will be permanently discarded. If that ringtone happens to be one
you purchased, you will have to re-purchase it to use it again. However, if this dialog appears during the process
of purchasing a ringtone and you choose to remove the ringtone you are purchasing, you will not be charged for
the ringtone.
About Application Blocks
Each application purchase takes up a set number of “blocks”. Individual blocks are shown grouped so it’s easier
to count them. They will appear on the Item Details screens. Here are some groupings you might commonly see:
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You are allowed a maximum of 100 application blocks on your device. If you try to purchase an item when you’ve
already reached or are about to exceed your quota, then you will receive a message that you must discard some
blocks before you can purchase another item. You will be told how many blocks you’ll need to discard.
Browse the Catalog Contents
All the items you can purchase from the Catalog are organized into “categories”, such as applications and
ringtones. To browse the items within these categories, do the following:
1
From the Jump screen, highlight the Catalog application and press the wheel to open the Category splash
screens:
2
Rotate the wheel to browse the Catalog categories. When you see a category that interests you, press the
wheel to open that category’s Browse Items screen:
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3
Individual items are grouped into folders. Highlight, then press the wheel to open a folder’s items. Once you
find an item you’re interested in, highlight the item, then press the wheel to open the Item Details screen:
4
For ringtones, you’ll be able to listen to a bit of the song from this screen. Simply select the Preview button
and the preview song will download and play for you.
You can stop the song anytime by pressing Stop Playing [ ]. For more details, read The Item Details
Screens on page 185.
5
To purchase the item, select the Purchase button. This will launch you into a simple Purchase process. Read
more in Purchase an Item on page 186.
6
To dismiss the Item Details screen, press Back
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The Item Details Screens
Each item has a details screen that contains all the relevant purchase information. Details differ, depending on
the type of item and the content provider. Ringtone and application items details screens are both illustrated
below.
Ringtone Item Details
Application Item Details
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Purchase an Item
If you want to purchase an item, first open its Item Details screen, then follow the on-screen instructions:
1
From the Jump screen, highlight the Catalog application and press the wheel to open the Category splash
screen. Select the category that contains the item you want to purchase to open that category’s Browse
Items screen.
2
Highlight the folder containing the item of interest, then press the wheel to expand its contents. Select the
item you want to purchase to open its Item Details screen. In this example we’ll be purchasing the Calculator
application:
3
Notice the following information about this item:
• This application requires 8 blocks. You know you can fit this application on your device because the title
bar tells you that you have 92 blocks available.
• This application will cost you $2.00/month and will automatically renew each month; that is, you’ll be
charged $2.00/month for using the application until you explicitly cancel by discarding the application.
Read more in Discard Purchased Items on page 190.
• This item is at version level 1.6. (This may be relevant information should there be an upgrade available in
the future.)
4
Read More Info on this item by scrolling down. Select the Preview button to advance through some screen
shots of the application. From the preview screens you can select the Purchase button to start the Purchase
process, or Cancel to return to the Item Details screen.
5
From either the preview screen or the Item Details screen, select the Purchase button. The Purchase
Information screen appears:
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6
Before you select Purchase, select the View Purchase Terms button to read the term of the sale. Some
possible purchase terms are:
• One-time purchase (one-time fee)
• Monthly subscription (until cancelled)
• Upgrade to a one-time purchase (one-time fee)
• Upgrade to a monthly subscription (cancels previous version)
Return to the Purchase Information screen by selecting the Back to Purchase button. Note that by
continuing with the purchase you agree to the end-user agreement. (You can find this agreement from the
Jump screen menu > Settings > About Sidekick > Menu > View Agreement.) If you want to cancel the
purchase process at this point and return to the Item Details screen, select Cancel .
7
On the Purchase Information screen, select Purchase. When your purchase has been processed, you will
see the Thank You screen and information about the delivery.
8
If you have purchased a ringtone, your device will send you a notification once it has been downloaded. If
you have purchased an application, as soon as the application has been downloaded, a dialog box will
appear, asking you if you want to install and restart your device now, or later. Select Install & Restart if it’s
convenient:
Dismiss the screen by selecting Done
.
If it’s inconvenient to install now, select Install Later. Then, when you’re ready to install, go to the Purchases
screen and select the item. (Read more in Application Installation on page 188.)
9
If you’ve downloaded a ringtone, you can now assign that ringtone to a particular application ring,
reminder, or alert from the applications’ settings screens. From the ringtone selector, look in the folder named
“Imported” for all your downloaded ringtones.
If you’ve downloaded an application, look for that application at the lower end of the Jump screen ring
of applications, before your previously-downloaded applications.
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Application Installation
If you have downloaded an application, that application must be installed (unlike ringtones, which are available
for use as soon as they are downloaded). After an application downloads to your device, you will be asked if you
want to install the application now or later. Since the device must restart after installation, you may want to
install later. If you do choose later, when you’re ready to install follow these instructions:
1
From the Jump screen, highlight the Catalog application and press the wheel. Scroll down to select
Purchases.
2
From your Purchases screen, open the application’s category folder, then select the application to open the
Purchase Details screen for that item.
3
Select the Install & Restart button.
Your application will be ready to use as soon as your device restarts. If there has been an error in the installation
process, the item will be notated with an
on the View Purchases screen.
Assign Ringtones to Application Alerts and Notifications
Once you have downloaded a ringtone, you will be able to assign that ringtone to a particular application ring,
reminder, or alert:
1
Open one of the applications for which you can set a ringtone (for example, Web Browser, Instant Messaging,
Email, Phone, Phone Messages, Calendar, and individual contacts in Address Book).
2
Open the Settings screen in which you set ringtones.
3
Open the ringtone selector and look in the Imported folder:
4
Select the ringtone you want to assign and you’re set!
View Your Purchases
To review what you have purchased, or to see the download/installation status of an item you have purchased,
open the Browse Purchases screen:
1
From the Jump screen, highlight the Catalog application and press the wheel to open the Category splash
screen.
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2
Scroll down to select Purchases and open the Browse Purchases screen. The screen is organized into
category groups (folders), like the Browse Items screens:
3
In the example above, you can see that the selected item (“Call Me Crazy”) has not been installed yet
because it is shown in italic font and has the “transmitting” icon
next to it. Once you have installed the
item, it will no longer display in italic font and the “transmitting” icon will disappear.
4
Select any of the items in the lists to view more details:
Reorder Downloaded Applications on the Jump Screen
All the applications you purchase appear at the lower end of the application “ring” on the Jump screen. Within
this downloaded group of applications, you can change the order in which they appear.
1
From the Jump screen, highlight the application you want to move.
2
Press Menu
3
Rotate the wheel up if you want to move the application up in position; rotate the wheel down to move the
application down in position. When you’ve placed the application where you want it, press the wheel.
then select Move Application....
Note: If you cannot move the application any further up or down, then you’re at the upper or lower limit of
the downloaded applications.
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Discard Purchased Items
If you want or need to discard (permanently) any ringtones or applications from your device, then follow these
instructions.
1
From the Jump screen, select the Catalog, then scroll down and select Purchases.
2
From the Purchases screen, open the folder containing the item you want to remove. (To open a folder,
highlight the folder then press the wheel.)
3
Rotate the wheel to highlight the item you want to remove.
4
Press Menu
5
You will receive a dialog box, confirming that you want to remove the item. Select Discard to remove the
item permanently, or Cancel
to keep the item after all.
then select Discard [
].
Note: You can also remove applications from the Jump screen. Highlight the application you want to remove,
then press Menu
and select Discard... [ ].
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18. The Desktop Interface
All the personal data you store on your device in the Email, To Do, Calendar, Address Book, Notes, and Camera
applications is also available for viewing or editing on the Web from any computer connected to the Internet.
This is accomplished through wireless data synchronization, which means that no matter where you enter or
receive personal information--on the device or the Web Desktop Interface--you’ll be able to open that
information in both places. Read more in this chapter:
• Jump Page on page 191
• More About the Desktop Interface
Applications on page 192
• Signing Out on page 192
Jump Page
Follow the instructions in the “Start Guide” (included in the box) to sign in to the Desktop Interface. After you
sign in, the page that opens is your “Jump page” and contains the most up-to-date information you have in the
Email, Notes, To Do, Calendar, and Camera applications:
Like the “splash screens” on your device, the Jump page displays current information so you can quickly see if
you have received any new emails, what events are coming up on your Calendar, tasks that need taking care of,
your notes, and your recent three photos.
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Go to any of the applications by clicking the icon in the top button bar:
More About the Desktop Interface Applications
You can read details on using all the applications on the Web in these chapters:
19. Sending Email from the Web on page 193
20. Using Address Book on the Web on page 207
21. Using Calendar on the Web on page 218
22. Camera Gallery on the Web on page 229
23. Keeping a To Do List on the Web on page 232
24. Keeping Notes on the Web on page 236
25. Settings on the Web on page 239
Signing Out
For security’s sake, we recommend that you always click Sign Out when leaving the applications on the Web
interface:
This ensures that no one else can read your information!
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All the email messages you receive on your device are also viewable on the desktop Web interface. Read about
how to use the Web Email application in this chapter:
•
•
•
•
•
Opening Email on the Web on page 194
Your Inbox on page 194
View Your Email on page 195
Send a New Message on page 196
Attach Photos and Files to a Message on
page 197
•
•
•
•
Web Email Settings on page 198
Accounts on page 203
Discard Email Messages on page 206
Collect Mail from an External Account on
page 205
• Move Messages to Folders on page 206
Opening Email on the Web
First, open your Jump page by following the instructions provided in the “Start Guide”, included in the box with
your device. From your Jump page, open the Email application by clicking
on the button bar, or by clicking
Email in the Email section of the Jump page. By default, your Inbox displays:
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On the left side of the page you see the sidebar, which contains links to views into your email and actions you
can take on your email:
Each action and view is described in the sections that follow.
Your Inbox
When you open Email, your Inbox is displayed by default. All messages in the Inbox are listed in chronological
order, from most recent to oldest. For each message, the From, Subject, Date, and Size are listed. In addition,
icons immediately to the left of the message tell you if you’ve replied to the message ( )or if the message has
an attachment ( ). Unread messages are listed in bold.
You can do the following from your Inbox:
• Sort your email by any of the column headings in either ascending or descending order.
• Open an individual message by clicking either the From or Subject of the message.
• Discard email by checking the box to the left of the email, then clicking Discard Checked.
• Move the email message to a different folder by checking the box to the left of the message, then
highlighting a folder in the Move checked to box at the top or bottom of the page and clicking Go.
• Empty all the messages in the folder by clicking Empty Folder.
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View Your Email
Sort Email
You can sort your email list by any of the column headings: From, Subject, Date, or Size. By default, messages
are sorted by date, in descending order, indicated by the down arrow next to the column heading:
.
To change the sort arrangement, simply click the heading name on which you want to sort the email. To reverse
the order to descending, simply click the heading name again. The arrow indicates whether the sort is ascending
(new messages at bottom ), or descending (new messages at top ).
Note: If you change the sort order from the default (descending by date), after you leave the Email application
and then return to it, the sort order will remain the way you last set it (i.e., the setting is “sticky”).
Read an Email
1
From your Inbox (or another folder), click either the From or Subject of the message.
You can also open a message directly from the Jump page by clicking the message’s From, Subject, or Date.
2
Once you’ve read your message, you can take any of the following actions:
• Reply to the message by clicking Reply or Reply All. This opens a New Message page, with the From and
To fields automatically filled in.
• Forward the message by clicking Forward. This opens a New Message page, with the forwarded message
included. If the forwarded message contained any attachments, you can remove those you don’t want to
include in the forwarded message by first checking the attachment and then clicking the Remove
Checked button.
• Discard the message by clicking Discard.
• Move the message to a different folder by highlighting a folder in the Move to box at the top or bottom of
the page and clicking Go.
• Add the sender to your Address Book by clicking Add Contacts after their email address in the From field.
• Proceed to your next message by clicking Next Message at the top of the page; or go to the previous
message by clicking Previous Message at the top of the page (these options will only appear if you have
a next or previous message).
3
To close the message and return to your Inbox view, simply click the folder name in the Email sidebar.
Open an Attachment
You know a message has an attachment if there is a paper clip icon just to the left of the message ( ). All
attachments are listed as links and display below the message body. Click the link to open or save the
attachment.
Graphic attachments of the following formats are displayed under the message body:
• .gif
• .jpg, .jpeg
• .png
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Send a New Message
To compose and send a new email message, do the following.
1
Click the New Message link in the sidebar. The New Message page opens:
Note: If you are on the Jump page, you can open the New Message page directly by clicking New Message
in the Email section of the page.
2
Compose your message.
• From field – If you have set up external accounts, select the address you want to use from the drop-down
list in this field.
• To field – Type in the email address of the person to whom you are sending the message. Separate
addresses with a comma (,). If you want to select from a list of your Address Book contacts, click the Look
Up Addresses button and you’ll be able to check off addresses from a list of all your contacts who have
email addresses on file.
• CC and BCC fields – Optional fields.
• Subject field – Type your subject line; it can be up to 256 characters long.
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• Attach
Photos button – if you want to attach a photo from your Photo gallery to send as an
attachment to the message, click this button to open your photos. Check the box(es) for the photo(s) you
want to attach, then click Send Checked. You are returned to the New Message page, with the selected
photos now attached.
• Browse and Attach File buttons - if you want to attach a file from your local desktop or laptop computer’s
hard drive, click the Browse button to open your local file selection dialog box. You can select up to 36
files (including photos), for no more than 2 MB. Click Attach once you’ve selected a file.
• Message body – Type your message; there are no limits to how long a message body can be.
• Signature – Edit or use the default signature. Signatures can be up to 320 characters and it is
recommended that you limit yourself to four lines. Set your default signature on the Accounts page, as
described in Device Account on page 203.
3
To send the message, click Send.
4
To save the message as a draft, click Save as Draft. You’ll be returned to your Inbox. You can click Drafts in
the sidebar at any time to complete and send the message, or discard it.
5
To discard the message, click Cancel. You’ll be returned to your Inbox.
Attach Photos and Files to a Message
You can attach up to 36 files (including photos) to each new email message, not to exceed 2 MB. (Note that
these limits do not apply to messages with attachments that you forward.) If you have selected the Email setting
to Save copies of outgoing messages in Sent folder, then your attachments will be saved with the copy of
your message.
Attach Gallery Photos to a Message
1
From the New Message page, just above the Message field, click Attach
2
Your Photo Gallery appears. Check each photo you want to attach. (Note: If you want to attach a digital
photo you’ve taken with a stand-alone camera, then follow the instructions in Attach Files to a Message on
page 198.)
3
When finished selecting, click Send Checked.
4
Your New Message page reappears, with the photo name(s) listed in the Attachments field.
5
If you want to select more Photos, click Attach
Photos to repeat the photo selection process. If you try
to add more files than the space and number limits allow (36 files or 2 MB), you’ll receive a message letting
you know. Also, as you add attachments you’ll be able to see, just below the Attachments field, how much
space they take up:
6
From the New Message page, if you want to remove any of the attached photos, check the photo name(s)
and then click Remove Checked.
7
When you’ve finished composing your message, click Send. If you change your mind and do not want to
send the message, click Cancel.
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Attach Files to a Message
1
From the New Message page, just above the Message field, click Browse button.
2
A standard dialog box appears, allowing you to navigate your local file system and select a file to send. With
the file highlighted, select Open. The file name appears in the Browse box. Click Attach.
3
The filename(s) is now listed in the Attachments field in the New Message page and the total size of
attachments.
4
If you want to select more files to send, click Browse to repeat the file selection process. If you try to add
more files than the space and number limits allow (36 files or 2 MB), you’ll receive a message letting you
know. Also, as you add attachments, you’ll be able to see, just below the Attachments field, how much
space they take up (see illustration above).
5
From the New Message page, if you want to remove any of the attached files, check the filename(s) and then
click Remove Checked.
6
When you’ve finished composing your message, click Send. If you change your mind and do not want to
send the message, click Cancel.
Web Email Settings
There are four categories of email settings that you can configure on the Desktop Interface:
• General – In this section you can select to include the original message in any email message reply.
• Message Management – In this section you can specify whether or not you want a copy of sent email
saved in your Sent folder, and select an option for managing your mailbox to avoid having incoming email
bounced due to a full mailbox.
• Attachments – In this section you specify which attachments you want downloaded with your messages.
This feature will help you manage your mailbox size.
• Folders – By default, the following 5 email folders are created for your Web email: Inbox, Trash, Saved,
Drafts, and Sent. These folders are not editable, but you can create up to 50 folders that you can then edit
or discard.
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General Settings
To control whether the original email message is included in your reply:
1
Click Settings and Folders in the Email sidebar. This opens the Settings page; the General tab is selected by
default.
2
Select the Include original message in reply check box if you want the original message to appear by
default in the reply, set off with a greater-than sign (>). You can type your reply above the message, or
interspersed, as shown below:
3
If you don’t want the original message to appear in the reply, do not select the check box.
4
To save your setting, click Save before leaving the page.
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Message Management
To control automatic saving of sent email messages:
1
Click Settings and Folders in the Email sidebar. This opens the Settings page; select the Message
Management tab:
2
In the Sent Messages section, check the box if you want copies of your sent email saved to your Sent folder
(the box is not checked by default).
If you do not want copies of your sent email saved, clear the check box.
3
Click Save at the bottom of the page.
To manage your messages:
1
Click Settings and Folders in the Email sidebar.
2
Under the Message Management tab, in the TRASH MANAGEMENT section, check the Automatically
empty the Trash every night box if you want your Trash to be emptied automatically every night no matter
how full your mailbox is.
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3
Under the Message Management tab, in the AUTOMATIC MESSAGE MANAGEMENT section, select one
of the following options:
• Never automatically discard messages, even when mailbox is full. Selecting this option means that
you will manually manage your messages. This option is selected by default.
• Automatically discard messages older than 7 days when mailbox is full. Selecting this option means
that if there is no room for an incoming message, messages older than seven days in all your folders
(except Saved and Drafts folders) will be automatically deleted (not moved to Trash first).
• Automatically discard messages of any age when mailbox is full. Selecting this option means
messages of any age will be discarded to make room for new messages. “Read” messages are discarded
before “unread” messages.
4
Click Save at the bottom of the page.
Attachments
From this page you control the size and type of attachments that are downloaded with messages:
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Folders
You can create up to 50 folders, in addition to the 5 system folders (Inbox, Saved, Drafts, Sent, and Trash).
To add an email folder:
1
Click Settings and Folders in the Email sidebar to open the Settings page.
2
Select the Folders tab. This opens the Folders page, where all current folders are listed, along with the
number of messages in each folder and the folder size.
3
To add a new folder, click Add Folder in the lower-right corner of the page. In the box provided, type the
name of the new folder. Note that spaces and underscores are allowed in folder names, but punctuation is
not.
4
Click Add the Folder. You’re returned to the Folders page, where the folder you just created is now shown.
5
Click Save at the bottom of the page.
To edit an existing email folder:
1
Click Settings and Folders in the Email sidebar to open the Settings page, then select the Folders tab.
2
The names of editable folders are displayed in editable text boxes. Make whatever changes you wish to the
folder names, then click Save Changes. To discard your edits, click Cancel.
3
Click Save at the bottom of the page.
To discard an email folder:
1
Click Settings and Folders in the Email sidebar to open the Settings page, then select the Folders tab.
2
Click Discard opposite the folder you want to delete. A warning page appears, informing you that all emails
in the folder will be deleted along with the folder.
3
To complete the discard, click Discard. You are returned to the Folders page; the discarded folder no longer
appears.
If you decide to keep the folder and the messages, click Cancel.
4
Click Save at the bottom of the page.
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Accounts
Click Accounts from the sidebar to open the Accounts page. From this page you can set up preferences for your
device email account, as well as add up to three external email (POP or IMAP) accounts:
Primary Account
If you have one or more external accounts set up (as in the illustration above), then you specify your “primary”
account from this page. This will be the account that you send email from by default (you can always manually
change the From field in a new email message).
In the example above, the device email is the primary account because the option Send mail from your
device address by default is selected. To change your primary account to an external account, simply select
the Send mail from this address by default option for that account, then click Save.
Device Account
For your device account, you can edit the following information by clicking Edit Device Account.
• From address – the email address that want to appear in the From field on mail sent through this account
• From Name – your name as you want it to appear on mail sent through this account
• Reply-to address – the address to which replies will be sent
• Reply-to name – the name displayed for the reply-to address
• Signature – limit to 320 characters or less; four lines max recommended
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External Accounts
The Accounts screen is where you set up external email accounts from which email can be retrieved. You can
specify up to three accounts.
To add an account:
1
Click Accounts in the Email sidebar. This opens the Accounts page.
2
Click New Account in the lower-right corner of the page. The New Account page opens:
3
Type your username in the box provided.
4
Type your email server name. If you do not know the server name, you can obtain this information from the
email service provider. Also, refer to Add an External Account on page 111 for more information.
5
From the drop-down menu, select the protocol used by your email server. Keep the selection on Auto-detect
if you don’t know which one to pick.
6
Fill in the email server Port; leave as 110 unless you know it is different.
7
Type your email password.
8
If you want the email to be removed from the mail server as it’s collected and sent to your device, check the
Remove mail from server as it is collected box. By default, email retrieved from a mail server will remain
on the server.
9
Select the folder you want mail from this server to be delivered to; Inbox is selected by default.
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10 If you want mail collected from this account, leave the Collect email from this account box checked. If you
don’t want mail collected, click the check box to clear it.
11 When the form is complete, click More Options.
12 Complete the signature and name information:
• From address – The email address that want to appear in the From field on messages sent through this
account.
• From Name – Your name as you want it to appear on messages sent through this account.
• Reply-to address – The address to which replies will be sent.
• Reply-to name – The name displayed for the reply-to address.
• Signature – Limit to 256 characters or less; four lines max recommended.
• Copy Outgoing Messages option – All messages you send from this account can be CC’d or BCC’d to an
email address you specify.
13 Click Save when the page is complete. You’re returned to the Accounts page, with the new account listed.
14 Before your account is completely set up, the email account will be verified. If there is a problem with the
account information you provided, an error message will appear at the top of the Accounts page. Click Edit
this account to try to fix the error or to delete the account.
To edit an email account:
1
Click Accounts in the Email sidebar. This opens the Accounts page.
2
Click Edit this Account opposite the account you want to edit. Your account information appears in an
editable form.
3
Make edits as you wish, then click Save.
To delete an email account:
1
Click Accounts in the Email sidebar. This opens the Accounts page.
2
Click Edit this Account opposite the account you want to discard. Your account information appears in an
editable form.
3
Click Discard.
Collect Mail from an External Account
Email from any accounts you have set up is fetched on a regular basis. You can also start a non-scheduled check
of your account email by doing the following:
1
Click Fetch Email in the Email sidebar.
2
Email messages from your accounts are collected and filed in the folder specified in the account information.
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Move Messages to Folders
You can move messages around within folders by doing the following:
1
Open the folder the message is currently in, then check the box opposite the message. You can check as
many messages as you wish.
2
Open the Move checked to list box in the upper or lower-right corner. All folders (except for the Drafts and
Sent folders) are shown in the list.
3
Highlight the folder into which you want to move the message. Then click Go.
Discard Email Messages
To discard an email message:
1
Open the folder where the message is located, then check the box opposite the message you want to
discard. Open the message if you wish.
2
Click Discard Message. The message is moved to the Trash folder.
3
To retrieve your discarded message, click Trash in the Email sidebar. Check the box opposite the message
you want to retrieve, then highlight a folder from the Move checked to box and click Go. This will move the
message back to the selected folder.
To empty all messages from a particular folder, select the folder in the sidebar, then click Empty Folder at
the top or bottom of the page.
To empty all messages from the Trash, click Empty Trash in the Email sidebar. You’ll be asked to confirm
your action since the messages will be permanently deleted. Click Empty Folder to proceed, or click Cancel to
return to the Trash folder.
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20. Using Address Book on the Web
You’ll want to add all the people you know to your Address Book on the Web. From the Web you can not only
add and edit contact information, you can import contacts from other desktop applications. Read about how to
use Address Book on the Web in this chapter:
• Opening Address Book on the Web on page
207
• Browse Contacts on page 208
• How Many Contacts Can I Store? on page
208
• Browse Contacts Page on page 208
• Address Book Settings on page 209
• Add a Contact on page 212
•
•
•
•
Edit a Contact on page 214
Discard/Retrieve a Contact on page 215
Import Contacts on page 216
Communicate with a Contact on page
217
• Empty the Trash on page 217
Opening Address Book on the Web
First, open your Jump page by following the instructions provided in the “Start Guide”, included in the box with
your device. Open your Address Book by clicking
on the Jump page button bar. By default, the Browse
Contacts view is displayed; all contacts are listed in alphabetical order, with their phone numbers and email
addresses:
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Your Web Address Book is always synchronized with the Address Book on your device.
Browse Contacts
The Browse Contacts page lists a view of your contacts on the right side of the page, as shown in the illustration
above.
On the left side of the page you see the sidebar, which includes links for New Contact, Browse Contacts (the
current selection), Trash, Empty Trash, Import, and Settings:
How Many Contacts Can I Store?
You can store 2000 contacts (on color devices) or 1000 contacts (on grayscale devices) in your
Address Book. For each contact you can keep these categories of information:
• Ten Phone numbers
• Five Email addresses
• Three Web addresses (URLs)
• Three Street addresses
• One Note
Browse Contacts Page
The Browse Contacts page contains a summary view of your contacts. You can set how you view these contacts
by specifying sort criteria and order, and you can also show subsets of your contacts by applying a filter based on
category. Read this section for detailed information.
Sort Contacts
By default, contacts are sorted in alphabetical order by Last name. You can choose to sort your contacts in
ascending (A to Z) or descending (Z to A) order by first or last name.
Note the arrow at the top of the First (name) column (
). This arrow acts as a toggle switch; if it is
pointing down, it means the list is sorted in descending order, and clicking it will cause the list to be resorted in
ascending order (arrow pointing up). Clicking it again would resort the list in descending order.
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If you decide to sort by last name, click the Last (name) column heading. The page will refresh, with the Last
(name) column now in first position, the First (name) column in second position, and the contacts sorted
alphabetically by last name.
Filter Contacts
You can specify to show “All” your contacts on this page or just one category of contacts. Read more about
categories in Create, Edit, and Discard Categories on page 209.
1
Highlight a category from the View Category list box:
2
Click Go to the right of the box. The page will refresh, and only contacts that are assigned to that category
will be displayed.
Address Book Settings
The Address Book Settings page allows you to customize your contact information by creating categories and
labels. In addition, the Settings page gives you the option of easily removing all your contacts.
Create, Edit, and Discard Categories
All your Address Book contacts are stored in categories. By default, your Address Book contains these categories:
• Work
• Family
• Friends
You can edit the names of these categories as well as create new ones, up to 10 total.
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To create a new category:
1
In the Address Book sidebar, click Settings; the Settings page appears. The page has two tabs across the
top: Categories and Labels. Categories is selected by default:
2
In the blank box at the bottom of the list of categories, type the name of your new category, and select a
color from the pop-up menu (if you do not wish to use the assigned color). Remember, categories describe a
group of contacts; for example, you might have a number of medical doctors you want to group into a
category named “MDs”.
3
If you have more categories to add, click Add Another Category and another empty box will appear.
4
When finished adding categories, click Save. The page refreshes, and your new categories are included in
the list in alphabetical order. A new blank box is added at the bottom in case you want to add another
category.
5
You will now be able to assign contacts to this new category, as well as use it to filter messages.
To edit an existing category:
1
In the Address Book sidebar, click Settings; the Settings page appears, with Categories selected by default.
2
All categories appear in editable text boxes; edit the category you want to change, then click Save at the
bottom of the page.
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To discard a category:
1
In the Address Book sidebar, click Settings; the Settings page appears, with Categories selected by default.
2
Select the check box next to the category you want to discard, then click the Discard Checked button. The
category is permanently discarded; any contacts assigned to the category are also permanently discarded.
3
Click Save.
Create, Edit, and Discard Labels
All pieces of information you store about an individual contact are described using “labels”. For example, you
might have two phone numbers for a contact, one of which is labeled “Home” and the other “Work”. By default,
the Address Book includes the following labels:
• Home
• Work
• Mobile
• Fax
• Personal
You can edit the names of these labels and create new ones, up to 10 total.
To add a label:
1
In the Address Book sidebar, click Settings; then click the Labels tab at the top of the page to open the
Labels page:
2
In the blank box at the bottom of the list of labels, type the name of your new label.
3
If you have more labels to add, click Add Another Label and another empty box will appear.
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4
When finished adding labels, click Save. The page refreshes, and your new labels are included in the list in
alphabetical order. A new blank box is added at the bottom in case you want to add another label.
5
After saving, you will be able to assign contact information to this new label, as well as view it on the Browse
Contacts page describing the contact information displayed.
To edit an existing label:
1
In the Address Book sidebar, click Settings; then click the Labels tab at the top of the page to open the
Labels page.
2
Edit the label as you wish, then click Save.
To discard a label:
1
In the Address Book sidebar, click Settings; then click the Labels tab at the top of the page to open the
Labels page.
2
Click Discard Label to the right of the label you want to delete. The label’s text box is cleared.
3
Click Save.
Manage Contacts
If you want to clear your Address Book of all contacts in one action, do the following:
1
In the Address Book sidebar, click Settings; then click the Categories tab at the top of the page.
2
This page tells you how many contacts you’ve stored. To discard them all, click Empty My Address Book. To
empty the contacts in a particular category, click Empty Contents in the category row.
3
You will be asked to confirm your discard and warned that proceeding will permanently discard all contacts
from your Address Book; they will not be moved to Trash. To continue, click Discard. If you change your
mind, click Cancel.
If you want to move all the contacts in one category into another, do the following:
1
In the Address Book sidebar, click Settings; then click the Categories tab at the top of the page.
2
Select the check box next to the category of contacts you want to move.
3
From the Move checked to drop-down list, select the category to which you want to move the contacts,
then click Go.
4
Click Save.
Add a Contact
You can add a contact to your Address Book by starting from scratch, or by duplicating an existing contact’s
information, then editing it. Both methods are described below.
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Add a New Contact from Scratch
1
On the Address Book sidebar, click New Contact. The New Contact Summary page opens:
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2
The New Contact Summary page is divided into the following sections:
• Basic Information – includes the contact’s name, employment information, nickname, birthday, and the
category of the contact
• Phone Numbers
• Addresses
• Internet – includes email addresses and URLs
• Notes
• Icon
You can fill in as much of the information as you wish, including multiple addresses, phone numbers, and
Internet addresses. You must, however, add at least a first name, last name, company name, email address,
or phone number to establish a contact.
3
When you’ve completed the form, click Save. The page will refresh, and the new contact information will be
displayed.
4
If you wish to add any other information to the contact, click Edit, then click the tab that corresponds to the
type of information you wish to add or edit.
Create a New Contact by Duplicating an Existing Contact
1
From the Browse Contacts page, select the contact whose information you want to duplicate. The contact’s
information displays.
2
Click Copy at the top or bottom of the page. An editable form of the contact’s information will appear; the
page is labeled “Copying <Contact Name>”.
3
Edit the information to create your new contact, then click Save.
Note: If you save this contact information without making any change, you will have duplicate entries for
this contact.
Edit a Contact
To edit an existing contact, do the following:
1
From the Browse Contacts page, click the contact’s name. The contact’s information displays.
2
Click Edit at the top or bottom of the page. The contact’s Summary information page is displayed in an
editable form.
3
Edit information as you wish.
4
Click Save when you’ve made all your changes, or click Cancel to discard your changes and return to your
last Browse Contacts view.
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Discard/Retrieve a Contact
To remove an existing contact from your Address Book:
1
From the Browse Contacts page, click the contact’s name. The contact’s information displays.
2
Click Discard at the top or bottom of the page. The contact is moved to the Trash without a verification
prompt.
3
You can also remove a contact from the Browse Contacts page by checking the box for the contact, then
clicking Discard Checked.
To retrieve a discarded contact:
1
Click Trash in the sidebar. The list of discarded contacts displays.
2
Check the box to the left of the contact you wish to retrieve from the Trash.
3
From the Move checked to drop-down list, select the category you want to move the contact to, then click
Go. The contact is restored, and assigned to the selected category.
To remove all contacts:
For instructions, read Manage Contacts on page 212.
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Import Contacts
You can import contact information from other programs into your Address Book. Note that you must first save
that contact information in the form of a flat, tab-delimited file.
1
Click Import in the sidebar. The Import page opens. This page includes step-by-step instructions for
completing the import process:
2
Complete the form as instructed on the page, then click Import.
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Communicate with a Contact
Using stored contact information, you can quickly communicate with a contact by Email:
1
From the Browse Contacts page, click the email address of the contact with whom you wish to communicate.
The Email application opens, with the New Message page displayed. The To field is automatically filled in
with the contact’s Email address.
2
Complete the message form, then click Send. You can also choose to Save as Draft, or to discard the
message by clicking Cancel.
3
Once you take action on the message, your Email Inbox opens. You are not returned to the Address Book.
Empty the Trash
All discarded contacts are moved to the Trash category. You should periodically remove items from Trash by
doing the following:
1
From the Browse Contacts page, click Trash in the sidebar. The contacts in the Trash appear.
2
Click Empty Trash at the top or bottom of the page. You’ll be asked to confirm your action since the contacts
will be permanently discarded. Click OK to proceed, or click Cancel to return to the Trash.
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21. Using Calendar on the Web
You can view the schedule you created on your device while you’re at your desktop computer! Not only can you
create, edit, and discard events from the Web interface, you can import Calendar events from popular desktop
applications. Learn all about Calendar on the Web by reading the topics in this chapter:
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Opening Calendar on the Web on page 218
Settings on page 220
View Events on page 221
Add an Event on page 223
Edit an Event on page 226
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Discard an Event on page 227
Manage Your Trash on page 227
Import Contacts on page 228
Manage Events on page 221
Opening Calendar on the Web
First, open your Jump page by following the instructions provided in the “Start Guide”, included in the box with
your device. Open the Calendar application by clicking
on your Jump page button bar, or by clicking the
Calendar icon in the Calendar section of the Jump page. The Day View opens by default, with the current day
displayed:
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On the left side of the page you see the sidebar:
In addition to links to the various Calendar pages, you’ll see the current and next month displayed. To go to the
Day view for any day in these two months, click the day.
Your Web Calendar is always synchronized with the Calendar on your device.
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Settings
The Settings page contains the following sections:
• Time Settings - Define default settings for how you view and set up new events.
• View Settings - Customize the Calendar views
• Manage Events - Discard multiple events easily.
To open the Settings page, click Settings in the Calendar sidebar:
Time Settings
1
When creating events, decide between the following two options when setting the event schedule:
• Use duration - If selected, the New Event page will ask you to specify an event start time and duration
rather than a start time and end time.
• Use end time - If selected, the New Event page will ask you to specify an event start and end time rather
than a start time and duration.
2
Default Event Duration - Set the default event duration by selecting hours and minutes from the drop-down
menus.
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Default Reminder - Set the default reminder time by selecting from the drop-down menus.
View Settings
1
Day View Grid Size - Set the increment in which time is displayed in the day view by selecting a value from
the drop-down list.
2
Starting View - Determine the view in which your Calendar will open when selected from the Jump page.
3
Day view start time... - Set the time at which the day view will start unless there are earlier events
scheduled.
4
Day view end time... - Set the time at which the day view will end unless there are later events scheduled.
5
To save any change you make to your settings, click Save.
Manage Events
If you want to clean up your Calendar, but don’t want to have to discard events one by one, you can do so from
the Manage Events section of the Settings page. You may want to use this feature if you are preparing to import
events from another program and want to remove all events first. Or, you might have a large number of events
that are more than a month in the past that you would like to remove. Using the options under Manage Events,
you can easily accomplish this.
1
To discard all events older than 30 days, click the Discard Past Events link. You will be asked to confirm the
discard because the events will be permanently discarded, not moved to Trash. Click Discard to continue, or
click Cancel to return to the Manage Events page.
2
To discard all your events, regardless of how old they are, click the Discard All Events link. You will be
asked to confirm the discard because the events will be permanently discarded, not moved to Trash. Click
Discard to continue, or click Cancel to return to Managing Events.
3
To save any change you make to your settings, click Save.
View Events
You can view your events in Day, Week, or Month view. Each view is described below.
Week View
In the Week view, you see all events for a single selected week. For each event, you see the start and end time,
and the title of the event in the hour time block in which the event begins. If events overlap, they are shown
consecutively.
From within the Week view, you can move around your Calendar as follows:
• back one week by clicking Previous at the top of the page
• forward one week by clicking Next at the top of the page
• to a specific day in the current or next month by selecting the day in the month calendars displayed in the
sidebar
• to the Day view for a specific day in the week currently being viewed by clicking the day at the top of the
Week view
• to the current day by either clicking the day in the month calendar in the sidebar (the current day is
highlighted) or by clicking Go opposite the Month/Day/Year box at the bottom of the sidebar.
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At the bottom of the Week view, all tasks you’ve entered in the To Do application that are due on the displayed
day (but not yet completed) will be listed. You can mark a task as completed by clicking the check box. Also, you
can open the Task Information page by clicking the task name. On that page, you can mark a task as completed
by clicking Mark Completed.
Day View
In the Day view, you can see all events for a single selected day. For each event, you see:
• title of the event
• event’s icon (if you assigned an icon)
From within the Day view, you can move around your calendar as follows:
• back one day by clicking Previous at the top of the view
• forward one day by clicking Next at the top of the view
• to the current day either by clicking the day in the month calendar in the sidebar (the current day is
highlighted) or by clicking Go opposite the Month/Day/Year box at the bottom of the sidebar
At the bottom of the Day view, all tasks you’ve entered in the To Do application that are due on that day (but not
yet completed) will be listed. You can mark a task as completed by clicking the check box
. Also,
you can open the Task Information page by clicking the task name. On that page, you can mark a task as
completed by clicking Mark Completed.
Month View
In the Month view, you can see all events for a single selected month. For each event, you see:
• title of the event
• start time of the event
From within the Month view, you can move around your Calendar as follows:
• back one month by clicking Previous at the top of the view
• forward one month by clicking Next at the top of the view
• to the Day view for a specific day in the previous, next, or current month by clicking the date in the Month
view or in the month calendars displayed in the sidebar.
• to the current day by either clicking the day in the month calendar in the sidebar (the current day is
highlighted) or by clicking Go opposite the Month/Day/Year box at the bottom of the sidebar
When you are viewing the month that contains the current day, it’s highlighted to make it easily identifiable.
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View an Event
You can select and view an event’s details from any of the views by clicking the event name. This opens the
Event Details page, where the following information is displayed:
If you want to edit the event, click Edit to open the event in an editable form.
Add an Event
From the Calendar sidebar, click New Event. This opens the New Event page.
Tip: From the Daily and Week views, you can quickly open the New Event page by clicking the time slot in which
you want to add the event.
Event information is divided into two categories: Basics and Reminder & Repetition. The Basics tab is selected by
default.
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Complete Basic Information
1
In the TITLE box, type in a short, descriptive name for the event. If you don’t, you’ll be prompted to add a
title.
2
In the DATE box, select the date for the event. By default, the current day is selected.
3
In the TIME section, set the start time and duration of the event, or the start and end time of the event
(which option is presented depends on your Settings; by default, it is start time and duration).
4
In the NOTES box, type any comments you want to make about the event. This is optional.
5
In the ICON section, select an icon to represent the event.
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Complete Reminder & Repetition Information
If you wish to set up reminders or if the event is a repeating event, click the Reminder & Repetition tab:
1
To make the event repeat on a regular interval, in the REPETITION section, select a repeat interval from
these choices:
• Just this once (that is, no repetition; this is selected by default).
• Every day.
• Every day (where day equals the day of the week on which the event is first scheduled to occur; for
example, Every Wednesday).
• Every month on the nn (where nn is the date of the first occurrence of the event; e.g., Every month on
the 3rd).
• Every month on the nn day (where nn day equals the specific day in the month when the event first
occurs; e.g., Every month on the first Wednesday).
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• Every year on date (where date equals the date of the first occurrence of the event; e.g., Every year on
Sep 3.
If you want additional repetition options, click More Options. You will then have the following options:
• Just this once (i.e., no repetition; this is selected by default).
• Every n day(s).
• Every week|other week|3 weeks|4 weeks|5 weeks on S M T W T F S (select one or more days of the
week).
• Every n month(s) on the day of month (where day of month equals the specific day in the month when
the event first occurs; e.g., Every 2 months on the 21st).
• Every n month(s) on the nth day of the week of the month (where day of the week equals the day of
the week on which the event is first scheduled to occur; e.g., Every 3 months on the 1st Monday of the
month.
• Every n year(s) on Month Day (e.g., Every 1 year on April 15).
• Specify a date on which the event will stop repeating.
2
In the REMINDER section, specify whether or not (and when) you want to be reminded when the event is
going to occur: don’t remind, or by device alert.
3
Click Save.
Add an All-Day Event:
1
From the Calendar sidebar, click New All-Day Event. This opens the New Event page.
2
Type a title to identify your event.
3
Select the date on which the event begins; then select the number of days it will last.
4
Type a note if you wish.
5
Select an icon to represent the event.
6
If you wish to set up reminders or if the event is a repeating event, click the Reminder & Repetition tab.
7
In the REMINDER section, specify whether or not you want to be reminded when the event is going to
occur, and specify a method of reminding.
8
To make the event repeat on a regular interval, in the REPETITION section, select a repeat interval. The
choices are the same as for events that do not last all day.
9
Specify a date on which the event will stop repeating.
10 Click Save.
Tip: You can convert a timed event to an all-day event by editing the task details and selecting Convert to All
Day.
Edit an Event
1
Open the event details page by clicking the event name from any of the Calendar views.
2
Click Edit. This opens the event in an editable form; the event Basics tab is selected by default.
3
Make your changes to the basic event information. Note that if you are editing a timed event, you can
convert it to an all-day event by clicking Convert to All Day. If the event is an all-day event, you can change
it to a timed event by clicking Convert to Timed.
4
Click the Reminder & Repetition tab if you wish to edit reminder or repetition information.
5
When you done with your edits, click Save.
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Discard an Event
1
Highlight the event from any of your Calendar views, then click Edit.
2
Click Discard at the top or bottom of the page. The event is moved to the Trash.
Manage Your Trash
Once an event is in the Trash, you can delete it (completely remove it from the system) or retrieve it (move it
back into your calendar).
1
To open your Trash, click Trash in the Calendar sidebar. All discarded events are displayed on the right side
of the page.
2
To retrieve an event, check the box on the left side of the event, then click Retrieve Checked. The event will
be removed from the list in the Trash; a message at the top of the page confirms the retrieval.
3
To remove the events from your system completely, click the Empty Trash button. You’ll be asked to confirm
your action since the events will be permanently deleted. Click Empty Trash to proceed, or click Cancel to
return to the Trash.
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Import Contacts
You can import event information from other programs into your Calendar. Note that you must first save that
information in the form of a flat, tab-delimited file.
1
Click Import in the sidebar. The Import page opens:
2
This page includes step-by-step instructions for completing the import process. Complete the form as
instructed, then click Import.
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22. Camera Gallery on the Web
View all your device photos full-size and in color! Just sign in to the desktop Web interface of the Camera
application and click the link to Camera to open your gallery. Learn more by reading the topics in this chapter:
• Opening Camera Gallery on the Web on
page 229
• Sort Your Photos on page 231
• Full-Screen Photo View on page 230
• Rename Your Photos on page 231
• Discard a Photo on page 231
• Attach Photo(s) to an Email on page 231
Opening Camera Gallery on the Web
First, open your Jump page by following the instructions provided in the “Start Guide”, included in the box with
your device. Open the Camera application by clicking
on the Jump page button bar or by clicking Camera
Gallery in the gallery section of the Jump page. Your Camera Gallery opens:
By default, all photos are shown on the page in chronological order, newest (most recent) photos first (upper left
corner). You can change the sort order, explained in the next section.
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Sort Your Photos
You can easily resort your photos by selecting a different sort order from the Sort drop-down list.
1
Open the Sort drop down list.
2
Select your sort order; you can choose from:
• Newest First (default selection)
• Oldest First
• Alphabetical
3
Click Go.
4
This sort order will stay in effect until you sign out. The next time you open your Camera Gallery, the order
will revert to the default order (Newest First). Note that the order your photos are displayed will not
necessarily match the order you set on the device.
Full-Screen Photo View
You can view each photo in a full-screen view by clicking it in the Thumbnail view:
You can edit the name of the photo from this view, as well as mail the photo to an emial recipient or discard the
photo. If you edit the name of the photo, remember to click Save Name Changes before leaving the page. To
return to the Thumbnail view, simply click the Gallery button.
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Rename Your Photos
When you take a photo, it is saved as a color .jpg with a default name. Since the default names are nonintelligent (e.g, Photo 5.jpg), you may want to change the name to something more descriptive. Photo names
are displayed in editable text boxes; to change a name:
1
Click in the photo name text box to make it editable. You can do this from either the Gallery Thumbnail view
or the Full-Screen view.
2
Type the new name. Keep in mind that names can be no longer than 32 characters.
3
Click Save Name Changes.
Discard a Photo
Warning! Unlike other Web applications, there is no Trash for photos. You do not have the option of discarding a
photo from your Camera Gallery, then later retrieving it.
To discard one or more photos:
1
Select the check box to the left of the photo(s) you want to discard. Click Check All if you want to discard all
your photos. You can also discard a single photo from its Full-Screen view by clicking Discard.
2
Click Discard Checked. You will be asked to confirm your deletion.
3
Click OK to permanently discard the photo(s), or click Cancel to keep your photos.
Attach Photo(s) to an Email
You can easily attach photos to your emails. There are two ways to do this.
From the Camera Gallery page:
1
Select the check box to the left of the photo(s) you want to attach to your email.
2
Click Send Checked. This opens the Compose Email page, with the selected photo(s) already attached.
3
Write your email, then send it.
From the Email Compose page:
1
Click Attach
2
Check the photo(s) you want to attach, then click Send Checked. Your Camera Gallery is dismissed and your
email is displayed, with the images shown as attachments.
3
If you decide to attach additional photos, click Attach
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23. Keeping a To Do List on the Web
Keep up-to-date with all your tasks using the desktop Web interface of the To Do application. All the tasks you
create, edit, or discard from the Web are synchronized with your tasks on the device. Read these topics to learn
how to manage all your tasks from the Web:
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Opening To Do on the Web on page 232
About To Do Items on page 233
Browse Tasks on page 233
Add a New Task on page 234
Edit a Task on page 234
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Mark a Task as Complete on page 235
Discard a Task on page 235
Discard Completed Tasks on page 235
Manage Trash on page 235
Opening To Do on the Web
First, open your Jump page by following the instructions provided in the “Start Guide”, included in the box with
your device. Open the To Do application by clicking
in your Jump page button bar, or by clicking the To Do
icon in the To Do section of the Jump page. This opens the Browse Tasks page:
Your Jump page shows all your tasks that are both “upcoming” and “not completed”.
On the left side of the page you see the sidebar, which includes links for New Task, Browse Tasks (the current
selection), Trash, and Empty Trash:
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About To Do Items
Every task in your To Do list has the following “attributes”:
• Title - a short description of your task (up to 40 characters)
• Due Date - the date the task is due (note that tasks can’t be due at a particular time during the day)
• Notes - information in addition to the title, up to 250 characters (which is the size of a medium
paragraph)
• Completion Status - Complete or Incomplete
• Due Date Status - Past Due, Due Today, or Upcoming
How many tasks can I store? You can store up to 50 tasks at one time, including the tasks you’ve moved
to the Trash. By clicking the Discard Completed button at the bottom of any of the To Do Browse pages, you
can choose to discard all completed tasks.
Browse Tasks
When you open the Browse Tasks page, by default, all incomplete tasks are displayed, sorted as follows:
• Overdue tasks appear at the top of the list, with a status of Overdue in red.
• Due Today tasks are listed in the order you entered them.
• Upcoming tasks are listed in chronological order in bold.
For each task, the title, status (if overdue or completed), and due date (if applicable) are displayed.
To view all tasks, including completed tasks, select All from the View drop-down list, then click Go. All tasks –
overdue, finished, and incomplete – are listed together in chronological order.
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Add a New Task
1
In the To Do sidebar, click New Task, or click New Task in the To Do section of the Jump page. This opens
the New Task page:
2
Fill in the form with the information describing the task.
• Task Name - Can be up to 40 characters long.
• Due by - Select one of the options (Never, Today, Tomorrow, or Other). If you select Other, specify a
specific date by typing in a month, day, and year (today’s date is filled in by default). The task will also
appear on your Calendar on the assigned date.
• Priority - Select from Highest to Lowest.
• Notes - Add a note if you wish, up to 250 characters long.
3
Click Save. If you don’t want to save the note after all, click Cancel.
Edit a Task
1
On the Browse Tasks page, select the task you want to edit by clicking the title of the task. The Task Details
page opens. Click Edit to open the Task Details in an editable form.
2
Make your changes to the task’s Basic Information or Notes sections. When finished, click Save. If you
decide to discard your changes, click Cancel. If you want to discard the task, click Discard.
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Mark a Task as Complete
To change the status of a task to complete:
1
On the Browse Tasks page, check the box to the left of the task you want to mark as completed.
2
Click Marked Checked as Completed.
3
Click Save at the bottom of the page.
Note: You can also mark a task as completed by opening the Task Details page and then clicking Mark
Completed.
To mark a completed task as incomplete, open the Task Details page and click Mark Incomplete.
Discard a Task
1
On the Browse Tasks page, check the box to the left of the task you want to discard. You can select as many
tasks as you wish.
2
Click Discard Checked at the bottom of the list of tasks. All selected tasks will be moved to Trash; a
message at the top of the page confirms your action.
Discard Completed Tasks
You can easily remove all completed tasks by clicking Discard Checked on the Browse Tasks page. The
completed tasks are moved to the Trash.
Manage Trash
You can have a total of 50 tasks in the system at one time, including items in the Trash. This means you’ll want
to periodically empty your Trash, or you’ll be left with no space for new tasks. Once a task is in the Trash, you
can discard it (completely remove it from the system) or retrieve it (move it back into your list of tasks).
1
To open your Trash, click Trash in the sidebar on the To Do page. All discarded tasks are displayed on the
right side of the page in descending order of due date.
2
To remove the tasks from your system completely, click Empty Trash. You’ll be asked to confirm your action
since the tasks will be permanently deleted. Click OK to proceed, or click Cancel to return to the Trash.
3
To retrieve a task, select the check box on the left side of the task, then click Retrieve Checked. The task
will be removed from the list in the Trash; a message at the top of the page confirms the retrieval.
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24. Keeping Notes on the Web
• Opening Notes on the Web on page 236
• Browse Notes on page 236
• Add a Note on page 237
• Edit a Note on page 237
• Discard a Note on page 237
• Manage Your Trash on page 238
Opening Notes on the Web
First, open your Jump page by following the instructions provided in the “Start Guide”, included in the box with
your device. Open the Notes application by clicking
on your Jump page button bar, or by clicking the Notes
icon in the Notes section of the Jump page. By default, the Browse Notes view is displayed:
Browse Notes
The Browse Notes page lists all your current notes on the right side of the page in alphabetical order, as shown
in the illustration above.
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On the left side of the page you see the sidebar, which includes links for New Note, Browse Notes (the current
selection), Trash, and Empty Trash:
Add a Note
1
In the Notes sidebar, click New Note. This opens the New Note page.
Tip: If you are on the Jump page, you can open the New Note page directly by clicking New Note in the
Notes section of the page.
2
When the New Note page opens, your cursor is automatically placed in a text box; type your note. It can be
up to 8000 characters (on color devices) or 1000 characters (on grayscale devices), including returns and
spaces. Any email addresses in the note will be linked to the Email application's Compose page. Web
addresses in the note will be displayed as active links (see note below).
Note: The Web address must be prefixed with either the “http://” or “https://” protocol indicator to be
recognized and displayed as a URL link in the note.
3
When you finish your note, click Save. If you decide not to keep the note, click Cancel to return to the
Browse Notes page.
4
After clicking Save, you are returned to the Browse Notes page, with the note you just created added to the
list on the right.
Edit a Note
1
On the Browse Notes page, click Edit in the far right column for the note you want to edit. The note opens in
an editable text box.
2
Make your changes to the note, then click Save. If you decide to discard your changes, click Cancel. You can
also Discard the note from this page.
3
After clicking Save, you are returned to the Browse Notes page. The note you just edited will appear with
your changes, and the modified time will be updated to reflect the date and time you saved the edited note.
Discard a Note
1
On the Browse Notes page, check the box to the left of the note you want to remove. You can select as many
notes as you want.
2
Click Discard Checked at the top or bottom of the list of notes. All selected notes will be moved to Trash; a
message at the top of the page confirms the discard.
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Keeping Notes on the Web
Manage Your Trash
You can have a total of 50 notes (on color devices) or 20 notes (on grayscale devices) in the system at one time,
including the notes in Trash. This means you’ll want to periodically empty your Trash, or you’ll be left with no
space for new notes. Once a note is in the Trash, you can delete it (completely remove it from the system) or
retrieve it (move it back into your list of notes).
1
To open your Trash, click Trash in the Notes sidebar. All discarded notes are displayed on the right side of the
page in alphabetical order.
2
To remove the notes from your system completely, click the Empty Trash button. You’ll be asked to confirm
your action since the messages will be permanently discarded. Click Empty Trash to proceed, or click
Cancel to return to the Trash.
3
To retrieve a note, check the box on the left side of the note, then click Retrieve Checked at the bottom of
the page. The note will be removed from the list of notes in Trash; a message at the top of the page confirms
the retrieval. The modification date and time are not updated since the note itself has not been modified.
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25. Settings on the Web
Go to Settings on the Web to set your time zone, view system information, change your name as it appears on
outgoing emails, and make other system-wide settings. Read the topics in this chapter to learn more:
• Opening Settings on the Web
• Account Information
• System Information
Opening Settings on the Web
First, open your Jump page by following the instructions provided in the “Start Guide”, included in the box with
your device. Open your Settings on the Web by clicking Settings on the Jump page’s top menu bar. You will see
tabs on this page for the different settings categories. Account Information is selected by default:
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Settings on the Web
Account Information
Change Full Name
Go to this section if you want to change the name that appears at the close of your email messages. Simply type
the name that you want to appear in the text boxes, then click Save.
Time Zone
To view your current time zone settings, look in this section of the Account Information page. Your current home
time zone, the time and date, and the Daylight Saving Time status is displayed.
To change your home time zone, do the following make a selection from the drop-down list box, then click Save
to submit your change.
System Information
The System Information tab displays the following in a non-editable format:
• Username - The ID you use to sign in to the T-Mobile service.
• Device phone number - In case you forget it.
• SIM ID - You may need this number if you need to contact Customer Care
• Device ID - You may need this number if you need to contact Customer Care.
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Index
Symbols
# (pound) tone, entering while on a call, 70
* (star) tone, entering while on a call, 70
.aiff file, playing on device, 101
.bmp files, attached to email, 100
.doc files, attached to email, 100
.gif files, attached to email, 100
.jpg files, attached to email, 100
.midi file, playing on device, 101
.pdf files, attached to email, 100
.png files, attached to email, 100
.rmf file, playing on device, 101
.wav file, playing on device, 101
@ key, using, 16
A
Add to Address Book dialog box, 105
adding
Address Book category, 134
Address Book label, 137
Address Book label on Web, 211
AIM buddy, 86
AIM group, 84
AIM screen names, 80
Calendar event, 139
email recipients to Address Book, 105
email sender to Address Book, 105
new sound profile, 48
new To field line in email message, 103
note, 170
note on the Web, 237
text message sender to Address Book, 124
Web bookmark, 58
Web bookmark folder, 58
Address Book application
adding a category, 134
adding a label, 137
default categories, 134
default labels, 136
discarding a category, 135
discarding a label, 137
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editing a category, 134
editing a label, 136
editing existing category, 135
filtering contacts, 130
importing contacts from SIM, 137
labels, 136
mapping a contact’s address, 133
Settings screen, 134
sorting contacts, 130
storage maximums, 128
Address Book Web application
accessing, 207
adding a contact, 212
communicating with contacts, 217
creating categories, 210
creating labels, 211
default categories, 209
discard all contacts, 212
discarding a label, 212
discarding categories, 211
discarding contacts, 215
editing a label, 212
editing categories, 210
editing contacts, 214
editing labels, 212
filtering contacts, 209
importing contacts, 216
opening, 207
sorting contacts, 208
adjusting volume
when on the phone, 66
AIM
adding a friend to your Buddy List, 86
adding a group to your Buddy List, 84
adding screen names, 80
blocking a buddy, 88
buddy availability icons, 84
Buddy List screen, 83
custom buddy alerts, 87
discarding a buddy, 88
discarding a group, 85
editing a buddy, 86
enabling sound for alerts, 94
ending a conversation, 89
keyboard shortcuts, 80
limit to number of open conversations, 89
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new message alert, 84
preview screen, 79
removing screen names, 82
renaming a group, 85
setting away messages, 91
settings, 93
signing off, 82
signing on, 81
starting a conversation, 89
switching screen names, 82
switching to a conversation, 90
unblocking a buddy, 88
alerts
customizing for individual buddies, 87
setting for email, 115
setting up for AIM, 94
when receiving new AIM message, 84
Alt key
locking, 15
unlocking, 15
answering the phone, 72
application
selecting, 52
version numbers, 36
application blocks, about, 182
application splash screens,about, 52
ascending order, sorting contacts in, 130
assigning
keys for application shortcuts, 40
Speed Dial numbers, 78
assigning downloaded ringtones, 188
attachments to email
opening on the Web, 195
photos, 158
status indicator, 98
attachments to email (incoming)
opening, 100
supported, 100
attachments to email (outgoing)
attaching files from your computer, 198
attaching photos, 197
limits, 197
audio attachments to email messages, playing,
101
AutoSave capture mode, 155
AutoText
creating rules, 36
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discarding rules, 36
restoring default settings, 36
availability icons, AIM, 84
away messages, 91
B
Back button, using, 18
backlighting, turning on/off, 14
balloon indicators in AIM, 90
battery
charge indicator, 12
charging, 22
charging time, 23
conserving power, 23
use & standby times, 23
when completely discharged, 23
battery charger
attaching to device, 23
connection indicator, 12
BCC field, Compose screen, 103
blocking an AIM buddy, 88
blocks, in Catalog, 182
bookmarks
definition, 57
bookmarks (Web)
adding, 58
discarding, 58
editing, 58
bookmarks, Web Browser
limits, 57
brightness, screen
adjusting, 11
Browse All Notes screen, 168
browse Catalog contents, 183
Browse Contacts screen
about, 128
menu shortcuts, 129
Browse Email screen
about, 97
menu shortcuts, 99
Browse Messages screen (Phone Messages)
menu shortcuts, 120
Browse Tasks screen, To Do application, 161
Bubbles, how to play, 175
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adding, 86
blocking, 88
discarding, 88
editing, 86
unblocking, 88
buddies, moving, 87
buddy availability icons, 84
Buddy List screen, 83
setting up, 76
turning off, 77
Call Log
about, 73
add/edit contact information, 74
add/edit speed dial entry, 74
clearing, 75
views, 73
call timer, Phone application
viewing and resetting, 76
C
call waiting, how to respond, 72
cache, size in Web Browser, 62
Calendar application
copying an existing event, 143
creating an event, 139
discarding an event, 143
editing an event, 143
emptying Trash, 150
event definition, 138
going to a specific day, 151
going to the current day, 151
keyboard shortcuts, 139
retrieving an event from Trash, 150
selecting an event icon, 140
setting an event reminder, 142
setting an event to repeat, 141
splash screen, 138
using the date selector, 141
view shortcuts, 144
views, about, 143
Calendar Web application
accessing, 218
adding an all-day event, 226
creating an event, 223
discarding all events, 221
discarding an event, 227
discarding events older than 30 days, 221
editing an event, 226
emptying Trash, 227
importing events, 228
retrieving an event from Trash, 227
setting an event reminder, 225
setting day view grid size, 220
setting day view start and end times, 220
setting default event duration, 220
setting default view, 220
viewing an event, 223
views, about, 221
call forwarding
Caller ID, about, 72
calling
a phone number, 67
a second phone number, 70
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calling back sender of text message, 124
Camera application
attaching to email, 158
capturing a photo, 155
changing an image name, 158
discarding an image, 159
flipping an image, 156
Gallery, 156
maximum images device can store, 156
menu shortcuts, 154
selecting images, 157
shutter button, 156
sorting photos, 159
what to do when Gallery is full, 158
camera jack, illustration, 22
Camera Web application
accessing, 229
attaching to email, 231
discarding photos, 231
renaming photos, 231
sorting photos, 230
camera, inserting in device, 154
capitalize new sentences, AutoText feature, 36
capture modes, about, 155
carrying case, how to use, 27
Catalog application
about application blocks, 182
about slots, 182
assigning downloaded ringtones, 188
browsing the contents, 183
definition of blocks, 182
discarding downloaded items, 190
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icon legend, 181
installing applications, 188
Items Details screen, 185
organization of screens, 181
previewing ringtones, 184
Purchase Information screen, 186
reordering downloaded apps, 189
viewing purchases, 188
categories
Catalog items, 181
categories (Address Book)
creating, 134
creating on the Web, 210
discarding, 135
discarding on the Web, 211
editing existing, 135
editing on the Web, 210
filtering by, 130
CC field, Compose screen, 103
charging your device, 22
clear cache in Web Browser, 62
clear cookies in Web Browser, 62
clear history in Web Browser, 62
clearing your Call Log, 75
code
default SIM PIN, 30
setting privacy code for device, 42
Code Monkey, how to play, 176
comma, using as pause in dialing sequence, 69
completed tasks, discarding, 165
completing a task, 165
Compose Message screen (Phone Messages)
menu shortcuts, 120
Compose screen
menu shortcuts, 99
composing
new email message, 103
new text message, 122
conference calling, with Phone application, 71
connectivity status indicators, 12
Contact Info screen
menu shortcuts, 129
contact information
dialing from information, 69
minimum required to create a contact, 132
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contacting an Address Book contact, 133
contacting Customer Care, 128
contacts
communicating with using Web application,
217
discarding on Web, 215
contacts (Address Book)
adding email recipient, 105
adding email sender, 105
adding on the Web, 212
adding text message sender, 124
browsing a list, 128
communicating with, 133
creating, 131
discarding, 133
editing, 132
editing on Web, 214
finding, 134
number you can store, 128
retrieve, 133
searching for, 134
sorting, 130
context menus, about, 17
contrast, screen
adjusting, 11
control buttons
about, 16
Back button, 18
illustration, 16
Jump button, 18
Menu button, 17
wheel, 19
conversations
ending all at once, 80
ending an AIM, 89
ending one, 80
how many you can have open, 89
indicators, 90
starting an AIM, 89
switching to a particular AIM session, 90
counter, number of photos remaining, 157
creating
Address Book category, 134
Address Book contact, 131
Address Book label, 137
Address Book label on Web, 211
an event, 139
email folders, 109
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new note, 170
new To Do task, 163
cursor, text
meaning of shape, 25
custom buddy alerts, 87
custom email folders, number you can create, 107
Customer Care
contacting, 128
cut, copy, & paste feature, 25
D
date & time
indicator, 12
setting, 39
date selector, using, 141
Day Calendar view
details, 147
summary, 144
default
Address Book categories, 134
Address Book labels, 136
SIM PIN number, 30
default setting
restoring for AutoText, 36
default settings, restoring for sound profiles, 49
deleting
entries in Call Log, 75
external email account, 113
text, 24
descending order, sorting contacts in, 130
device ID
viewing through the Web interface, 240
where to view number, 36
device phone number
listed in Phone Settings, 76
listed in System Info, 36
diagram of parts of device, 10
dialing
from contact information, 69
recent numbers, 68
using letters, 68
with keyboard, 67
with keypad, 67
dialing pauses, 69
dialog boxes
Add to Address Book, 105
directional pad
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about, 15
using, 15
Discard Category, Address Book menu option, 135
Discard Label, Address Book menu option, 137
Discard Note keyboard shortcut, 168
discarding
a Calendar event, 143
a note, 170
a note on the Web, 237
Address Book category, 135
Address Book contact, 133
Address Book contact on Web, 215
Address Book label, 137
Address Book label on the Web, 212
AIM buddy, 88
AIM group, 85
all Address Book contacts on the Web, 212
all completed tasks, 165
downloaded Catalog items, 190
email folder, 109
email folder and contents, 106
email message, 106
photo, 159
text message, 123125
To Do task, 165
Web bookmark folder, 58
Web Browser bookmark, 58
Display Control
illustration, 11
opening, 11
Display Controls
brightness slider bar, 11
contrast slider bar, 11
display icons, 12
display, opening and closing, 11
displaying, 43
dots in title bar, meaning, 12
downloaded applications, where to find on Jump
screen, 187
D-pad
about, 15
using, 15
draft, saving email as, 104
Drafts folder
about, 108
icon, 98
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due date, setting for a To Do task, 164
E
Edit Category dialog box, 135
Edit Folder dialog box, 109
editing
Address Book category, 135
Address Book contact, 132
Address Book contact on Web, 214
Address Book label, 136
Address Book label on the Web, 212
Address Book label on Web, 212
AIM buddy, 86
Calendar event, 143
current Web page’s URL, 56
email folder, 109
existing Speed Dial number, 65
external email accounts, 112
Identity information, 131
note, 170
note on the Web, 237
To Do task details, 164
Web bookmark, 58
Web bookmark folder, 58
ellipsis
meaning in a folded note, 168
Email application, 104
adding email recipients to contacts, 105
adding email sender to contacts, 105
discarding a draft message, 103
discarding a folder and its contents, 106
discarding an in-progress message, 106
Drafts folder icon, 98
emptying Trash, 107
forwarding email message, 104
Inbox folder icon, 98
including original message in replies, 114
number of custom folders you can create, 107
opening hypertext links, 101
reading an email message, 100
restoring a discarded message, 106
Saved folder icon, 98
saving an email as draft, 104
saving outgoing messages, 116
sending a message, 103
Sent folder, 116
Sent folder icon, 98
setting alerts, 115
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setting ringtones, 115
setting up external email accounts, 110
Settings screen, 114
sorting messages, 102
space limitations, 117
specifying primary email account, 110
splash screen, 96
status indicators, 98
Trash folder icon, 98
user-defined folder icon, 98
email folder
discarding, 106
Email Folder field, Accounts screen, 111
email folders
about, 108
creating, 109
discarding, 109
editing, 109
setting preferences, 107
system folders, 97
email message
restoring from Trash, 106
email messages
attaching a photo on the Web, 231
composing, 103
discarding, 106
discarding on the Web, 206
forwarding, 104
moving to another folder, 102
replying, 104
sending message, 103
sorting, 102
Email Settings screen
menu shortcuts, 99
email signature, creating or editing, 112
email status, changing to unread, 101
Email Web application
about your Inbox, 194
accessing, 193
automatically saving copies of sent mail, 200
collecting mail from POP3 accounts, 205
discarding an email, 206
editing folders, 202
editing POP3 accounts, 203
including original message in reply, 199
managing your mailbox size, 200
moving messages to folders, 206
opening an attachment, 195
reading an email, 195
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sending an email, 196
settings, 198
specifying primary email account, 203
emailing
photos, 158
emergency phone call, making when locked out,
43
emoticons
options for adding to a conversation, 91
shortcut key for adding to conversation, 80
emptying
Address Book Trash, 134
Calendar Trash, 150
Email Trash, 107
Notes Trash, 171
Phone Messages Trash, 125
To Do Trash, 166
enabling mute, 15
end all conversations at once, 80
end one conversations, 80
ending
AIM conversation, 89
phone call, 72
end-user agreement, where to view on device, 187
entering special characters, 26
entering Unicode characters, 26
error sending email
status indicator, 98
event
copying to create new, 143
creating, 139
creating on the Web, 223
definition, 138
discarding, 143
discarding on the Web, 227
editing, 143
editing on the Web, 226
retrieving a discarded event on the Web, 227
selecting an icon on device, 140
setting an event reminder on the Web, 225
viewing on the Web, 223
event reminder rings, repeating, 49
external email accounts
deleting, 113
editing, 112
setting up, 110
external email accounts screen
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menu shortcuts, 99
F
favorite Web page, saving, 57
files
attaching to Web Email messages, 198
filtering contacts in the Address Book, 130
finding an Address Book contact, 134
flashlight, turning on, 19
Flip menu option, Camera application, 156
flipping a captured image, 156
folder, 102
moving messages on the Web, 206
folders, bookmarks (Web)
editing, 58
folders, Web bookmarks
adding, 58
discard, 58
folding notes, 168
Forward..., Email menu item, 104
forwarded
email status indicator, 98
forwarding
email message, 104
phone message, 123
forwarding calls, setup, 76
From Address field, Edit Accounts screen, 113
From field, Compose screen, 103
From Name field, Edit Accounts screen, 113
full photo Gallery, what to do!, 158
full screen view
toggling in Web Browser, 55
Full Screen view, photo Gallery, 157
G
Gallery
photo views, 156
selecting all photos, 158
sorting photos, 159
what to do when photo Gallery is full, 158
games
Bubbles, 175
Code Monkey, 176
Lab Ratz, 178
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Rock & Rocket, 172
Shuffle, 177
graphic files
.bmp attachments, 100
.gif attachments, 100
.jpg attachments, 100
.png attachments, 100
graphical smileys
options for adding to a conversation, 91
shortcut key for adding to conversation, 80
groups
adding to IM, 84
discarding, 85
renaming, 85
H
handling a SIM, 31
handset
using as phone, 66
headset
jack, 22
using with phone, 66
highlighting a note, 168
history of visited Web pages
viewing, 59
home page
opening in Web Browser, 56
set for Web Browser, 61
hypertext links
open in email, 101
I
icon legend
in the Catalog, 181
icons
buddy availability in AIM, 84
Drafts folder, 98
Inbox folder, 98
incoming call, 74
meaning of icons in title bar, 12
missed call, 74
outgoing call, 74
Saved folder, 98
selecting for an event on device, 140
Sent folder, 98
Trash folder, 98
user-defined folder, 98
Identification Tag
filling in, 43
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removing, 43
Identity screen
editing, 131
illegal characters, in text messages, 123
IM buddies
adding, 86
blocking, 88
discarding, 88
editing, 86
unblocking, 88
IM conversation
opening an embedded URL, 90
placing a call to an embedded phone number,
90
sending a message to an embedded email address, 90
IM groups
adding, 84
discarding, 85
renaming, 85
images
maximum device can store, 156
importing contacts from SIM card, 137
IMSI number, 29
Inbox
on the Web, 194
Inbox folder
about, 108
icon, 98
including original message in replies, 114
incoming call icon, 74
indicators
AIM conversations, 90
battery charge, 12
battery charger connection, 12
current date & time, 12
network connection lost, 12
out-of-network, 79
Phone application status, 64
radio signal strength, 12
screen identifier in title bar, 12
standard display, 12
infrared port, about, 24
inserting a SIM, 31
inserting the camera in your device, 154
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Catalog, 188
Instant Messaging application
adding a friend to Buddy List, 86
adding a group to Buddy List, 84
adding screen names, 80
away messages, 91
blocking a buddy, 88
buddy availability icons, 84
Buddy List screen, 83
custom buddy alerts, 87
discarding a buddy, 88
discarding a group, 85
editing a buddy, 86
enabling sound, 94
end a conversation, 80
end all conversations at once, 80
ending an AIM conversation, 89
moving buddies in your list, 87
Offline group, 88
opening an embedded URL, 90
placing a call to an embedded phone number,
90
preview screen, 79
removing screen names, 82
renaming a group, 85
sending a message to an embedded email address, 90
settings, 93
signing off, 82
signing on, 81
starting an AIM conversation, 89
switching AIM conversations, 90
switching screen names, 82
unblocking a buddy, 88
Instant Messaging Service
keyboard shortcuts, 80
Item Details screen, in the Catalog, 185
items to buy, in the Catalog, 183
J
jacks
camera, 22
headset, 22
Jump button
location, 52
use, 18
Jump page (Web), about, 191
Jump screen
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about, 51
about splash screens, 52
opening, 52
selecting an application, 52
Jump screen menu, 53
Jump shortcuts, setting, 40
K
Key Assignment dialog box, 40
key guard
activating automatically, 41
activating manually, 41
unlocking device, 42
key guard display message
how to set up, 42
message length limit, 42
keyboard
@ key, 16
dialing, 67
repeat delay, 45
repeat rate, 45
setting preferences, 45
symbols defined, 15
keyboard shortcuts
Add Bookmark, 55
AIM, 80
back in Web Browser, 55
Calendar application, 139
Go To dialog box, 55
History, 55
Home Page, 55
in Phone application, 64
in Web Browser application, 55
Instant Messaging application, 80
Notes menu items, 168
Refresh, 55
scrolling in Web pages, 55
Stop Loading, 55
To Do application, 161
View Bookmarks, 55
Web Browser, 55
keypad dialing, 67
L
Lab Ratz, how to play, 178
labels
creating in Address Book, 137
discarding Address Book labels, 137
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discarding Address Book labels on Web, 212
editing Address Book, 136
editing Address Book label on Web, 212
labels (Address Book)
about, 136
creating on the Web, 211
default, 136
edit on the Web, 212
language
setting for device, 46
legend
Catalog icons, 181
light flasher notification, setting, 47
limits
Email mailbox, 117
length of a note, 170
length of photo name, 158
number of Address Book contacts, 128
number of calls held in Phone Log, 73
number of custom email folders, 107
number of image attachments to email, 158
number of notes you can store, 170
number of To Do tasks you can store, 160
open conversations in AIM, 89
To Do task notes, 164
To Do task title, 163
Web Browser bookmarks, 57
limits on attachments in outgoing email messages,
197
links in email, 101
list of tasks in To Do application, 161
locale
changing language for device, 46
locked out, making emergency phone call, 43
locking
Alt key, 15
device, 42
shift key, 16
SIM card, 43
Log, number of calls held in Phone Log, 73
Look Up screen, in Phone application, 69
lost SIM
what to do, 31
managing Calendar events on the Web, 221
managing your Speed Dial list, 64
map a contact’s address, 133
mark message as read
all in a folder, 102
individual message, 101
mark message as read/unread
individual message, 101
Mark Unread, Email Read menu item, 102
Match dialog box, 134
menu
Jump screen, 53
Menu button
about, 17
using to scroll in a menu, 17
using to scroll screen-by-screen, 17
menu shortcuts
Browse Contacts screen, 129
Browse Email screen, 99
Camera application, 154
Compose screen, 99
Contact Info screen, 129
Email Settings screen, 99
external email accounts screen, 99
Phone Messages Browse Messages screen,
120
Phone Messagse Compose Message screen,
120
message
move to another folder, 102
message body
Compose Message screen, 123
Compose screen, 103
message on sleep screen
how to set up, 42
messages, sorting, 102
minimum info required to create a contact, 132
missed call icon, 74
modes
capturing images, 155
Month Calendar view
details, 149
summary, 145
M
moving buddies, 87
Mail Server field, Accounts screen, 111
moving email messages, 102
MSISDN number, 29
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mute
enabling, 47
switching to, 15
muting a phone call, 70
N
network connection lost indicator, 12
network status, checking, 53
networks, selecting manually, 46
new AIM message alert, 84
New Category dialog box, 135
New Category, Address Book menu option, 135
New Note keyboard shortcut, 168
Notes application
adding a new note, 170
Browse All Notes screen, 168
discarding a note, 170
editing an existing note, 170
emptying the Trash, 171
folding notes, 168
folding/unfolding notes, 169
highlighting a note, 168
keyboard shortcuts to menu items, 168
length limit, 170
managing the Trash, 171
number limit, 170
retrieving a note from Trash, 171
sorting, 169
views, 168
Notes Trash screen, 171
Notes Web application
accessing, 236
adding a new note, 237
discarding a note, 237
editing a note, 237
emptying the trash, 238
retrieving a note, 238
notification when Web page loads, 55
notifications
setting for email, 115
number of active calls possible, 71
number of Address Book contacts you can store,
128
numbers
IMSI, 29
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MSISDN, 29
O
off, turning device off, 27
Offline group, AIM, 88
on/off button, 16
one dot in title bar, meaning, 12
opening
a Web page, 56
an email attachment on the Web, 195
Display Control, 11
email message, 100
Jump screen menu, 53
phone message, 121
Sound Controls, 15
the Jump screen, 52
opening/closing display, 11
outgoing call icon, 74
out-of-network indicator, 79
P
page (Web) load complete, alert, 61
password
changing for Web access, 240
Password field, Accounts screen, 111
pauses
inserting in dialing sequence, 69
PDF files, reading as attachments, 100
Phone application
add/edit contact information from Log, 74
add/edit speed dial entry from Log, 74
adjusting volume in active call, 66
alpha key mapping, 68
answering calls, 72
Call Log, 73
call waiting behavior, 72
Caller ID, 72
clearing Call Log, 75
conference calling, 71
dialing from Phone Look Up screen, 69
editing an existing Speed Dial number, 65
ending a call, 72
how many active calls are possible, 71
inserting pauses in dialing sequences, 69
keyboard shortcuts, 64
muting a call, 70
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number of calls held in Log, 73
placing a call, 67
recent numbers, 68
removing a Speed Dial number, 66
resetting your call timer, 76
setting up ringtones, 77
settings, 75
Speed Dial setup, 78
splash screen, 63
title bar indicators, 64
turning off call forwarding, 77
using device as handset, 66
using headset, 66
voice mail, 75
phone call
adjusting volume, 66
ending, 72
phone message
forwarding, 123
Phone Message Inbox folder, about, 120
Phone Message Trash folder, about, 120
Phone Messages application
add text message sender to contacts, 124
calling a sender back on the phone, 124
discarding messages, 125
emptying Trash, 125
forwarding a message, 123
illegal characters in messages, 123
message folders, 120
reading a phone message, 121
replying to a message, 123
retrieving a message from the Trash, 125
sending a message, 123
Settings screen, 125
status indicators, 120
system folders, 119
phone number of your device, 76
phone number, where to look up, 36
phoning, placing a call, 67
photo name length limit, 158
photos
attaching to Web Email messages, 197
capturing, 155
counter, 157
discarding, 159
discarding on the Web, 231
maximum device can store, 156
remaining, 157
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renaming, 158
renaming on the Web, 231
selecting, 157
selecting all, 158
sorting, 159
sorting on the Web, 230
PIN for SIM card, 43
placing phone calls
placing a second call, 70
placing telephone calls
placing a call, 67
POP3 accounts
adding to Email Web application, 203
collecting mail from, 205
Port field, Accounts screen, 111
port, USB Mini-B type, 24
pound (#) tone, entering while on a call, 70
power jack
using, 23
powering the device on/off, 16
power-saving mode
enabling, 38
waking, 23
Preview capture mode, 155
preview ringtones, 184
preview screens
AIM, 79
primary email account
specifying on the device, 110
specifying on the Web, 203
priority
assigning to a To Do task, 164
privacy, 42
turn on/off for device, 42
privacy code, device, 42
privacy lock, setting, 42
Protocol field, Accounts screen, 111
Purchase Information screen, in Catalog
application, 186
purchases, viewing in Catalog application, 188
R
radio signal strength indicator, 12
reading
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a phone message, 121
an email message, 100
an email message on the Web, 195
recipient (of email)
add to Address Book, 105
Recovery ROM version number, where to view on
device, 36
redialing a number
Phone application, 68
refreshing a Web page, 55
reminder for an event, setting, 142
reminder rings
setting, 49
remove downloaded Catalog items, 190
removing
AIM screen names, 82
Speed Dial number, 66
removing a SIM, 30
renaming
AIM group, 85
retrieve a text message from the Trash, 125
Retrieve Contact, Address Book menu option, 133
retrieving
a Calendar event from Trash, 150
a trashed note, 171
a trashed note on the Web, 238
a trashed task, 165
an Address Book contact, 133
ringtone slots
about, 182
ringtones
assigning rings you’ve purchased, 188
previewing, 184
saving an audio attachment, 101
setting for email, 115
setting up for Phone, 77
roaming charges, about, 14
Rock & Rocket, how to play, 172
S
reorder sound profiles, 49
safety, while using device, 27
Saved folder
about, 108
icon, 98
repeat rate, keyboard, 45
saving an audio attachment as a ringtone, 101
repeating events, setting, 141
replied to
email status indicator, 98
reply
include original message, 114
saving an email as draft, 104
renaming a photo, 158
reorder downloaded applications, 189
Reply All..., Email menu item, 104
reply, including original message in email replies,
199
Reply..., Email menu item, 104
replying
to a message, 104
replying to a text message, 123
replying to an email, 104
Reply-To Address field, Edit Accounts screen, 113
Reply-To Name field, Edit Accounts screen, 113
resetting your telephone call timer, 76
restoring a discarded email message, 106
restoring default settings, 49
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saving outgoing email messages, 116
scan for networks, 46
scheduling sound profiles, 50
screen
backlighting, 14
protecting from damage, 27
screen brightness slider bar, 11
screen contrast slider bar, 11
screen identifier in title bar, 12
screen image
control, 11
screen names
adding, 80
removing, 82
switching, 82
scrolling
quickly in a menu, 17
screen-by-screen, 17
Web page, 55
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search engine
set for Browser, 61
searching the Web, 57
second phone call, placing, 70
securing your device with a code, 42
selecting
all photos in Gallery, 158
an application from the Jump screen, 52
photos, 157
series of contiguous photos, 157
semicolon, using as pause in dialing sequence, 69
sender (of email)
add to Address Book, 105
sender (of text message)
add to Address Book, 124
sending
email message, 103
email messages on the Web, 196
text message, 123
sending email status indicator, 98
Sent folder, 116
about, 108
icon, 98
setting up
call forwarding, 76
date & time on your device, 39
Jump shortcuts to applications, 40
keyboard repeat delay, 45
ringtones for Phone, 77
speed dialing, 78
time zones, 39
voice mail, 76
settings, 32
Address Book application, 134
device-wide, 32
Email application, 114
for Web applications, 239
Instant Messaging application, 93
Phone application, 75
Phone Messages application, 125
Web Browser application, 60
Settings on the Web
accessing, 239
shift key
lock, 16
unlock, 16
shortcuts
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for changing views in Calendar, 144
in Phone application, 64
key mapping to open the applications, 40
to applications, 40
Show (Web) Pictures check box, 61
Shuffle, how to play, 177
shutter button, 156
signal strength indicator, 12
signature, email, 112
signing off
from AIM, 82
signing on
to AIM, 81
SIM
about swapping, 31
general information, 29
handling, 31
information saved on, 29
inserting, 31
lost! what to do, 31
removing, 30
what you can do on device without a SIM, 30
SIM card
about, 29
importing contacts from, 137
lock/unlock, 43
SIM ID, where to view number, 36
SIM Lock Code
where stored, 29
SIM PIN, default number, 30
size of Web Browser cache, 62
sleep mode
about, 23
slots
in Catalog, 182
smileys
options for adding to a conversation, 91
shortcut key for adding to conversation, 80
Sort By..., Address Book menu option, 130
sorting
contacts in the Address Book, 130
email messages, 102
notes, 169
To Do tasks, 162
sound
enabling for AIM alerts, 94
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setting up ringtones in Phone application, 77
turning off for device, 15
Sound Controls
illustration, 15
mute device, 15
opening, 15
Sound Profile indicators
in title bar, 13
sound profiles, 49
add new profile, 48
reordering in list, 49
scheduling, 50
space limitations
Address Book contacts, 128
email messages, 117
length of a note, 170
length of photo name, 158
number of To Do tasks, 160
special characters, entering, 26
specific day, opening in Calendar, 151
specify application-specific settings, 32
Speed Dial list
about, 64
assigning numbers, 78
managing, 64
Speed Dial number
editing, 65
speed dialing, using to call, 68
splash screens
about, 52
Calendar application, 138
Email application, 96
Notes application, 167
Phone application, 63
To Do, 160
standby battery time, 23
star (*) tone, entering while on call, 70
starting an AIM conversation, 89
status
changing email to unread, 101
changing To Do task to completed/incomplete, 165
status indicators
attachment to email, 98
email, 98
error sending email, 98
forwarded email, 98
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on Web pages, 54
Phone Messages, 120
replied to email, 98
sending email, 98
waiting to send email, 98
status, checking network, 53
Subject field, Compose screen, 103
support audio attachment types, 101
swapping SIMs, 31
switching
conversations in AIM, 90
screen names in AIM, 82
system email folders, 97
system folders
Phone Messages application, 119
system information, where located on your device,
36
T
task
creating a new task on the Web, 234
creating new, 163
discarding, 165
discarding completed tasks on the Web, 235
discarding on the Web, 235
editing on the Web, 234
emptying Trash on the Web, 235
incomplete, viewing on the Web, 233
marking as complete/incomplete on the Web,
235
marking as completed/incomplete, 165
notes (To Do) size limit, 164
retrieving a discarded task on the Web, 235
title (To Do) size limit, 163
viewing all on the Web, 233
viewing details, 163
views in To Do application, 162
Task Details screen, To Do application
about, 163
adding a note, 164
assigning a priority, 164
editing, 164
text cursors, meaning of shape, 25
text edit
cut, copy, & paste, 25
text message
composing, 122
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discarding, 123125
replying, 123
sending message, 123
text messages, where stored, 29
text, tips when typing, 24
three dots in title bar, meaning, 12
Thumbnail view, photo Gallery, 156
Time Zone
setting on the Web, 240
title bar
meaning of icons, 12
Sound Profile indicators, 13
To Do application
adding a note to task details, 164
assigning a priority, 164
Browse Tasks screen, 161
creating a new task, 163
discarding a task, 165
discarding all completed tasks, 165
editing a task, 164
emptying the Trash, 166
keyboard shortcuts, 161
limit on number of tasks, 160
limit to task notes, 164
limit to task title, 163
managing the Trash, 165
marking a task as completed/incomplete, 165
retrieving a task from Trash, 165
setting a due date, 164
sorting tasks, 162
splash screen, 160
Task Details screen, 163
task views, 162
using the date selector, 164
To Do Web application
accessing, 232233
adding a new task, 234
all tasks, viewing, 233
Browse Tasks page, 233
description of To Do items, 233
discarding a task, 235
discarding completed tasks, 235
editing a task, 234
emptying Trash, 235
marking a task as complete/incomplete, 235
retrieving a discarded task, 235
viewing incomplete tasks, 233
To field
add new line, 103
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Compose Message screen, 122
Email Compose screen, 103
today, opening in Calendar, 151
Trash
Address Book application, 134
emptying Calendar Web Trash, 227
emptying contents, Notes Web application,
238
emptying Notes Trash on the Web, 235
Notes application, 171
To Do application, 165
Trash (Email) folder
empty all contents, 107
Trash (Phone Messages) folder
empty all contents, 125
Trash (To Do), emptying, 166
Trash Calendar view
details, 150
Trash folder
about, 108
icon, 98
turning the device on/off, 16
turning wireless on/off, 14
two dots in title bar, meaning, 12
typing text tips, 24
U
unavailable
setting an AIM away message, 92
unblocking an AIM buddy, 88
unfolding/folding
all notes, 169
single note, 169
Unicode characters, entering, 26
unlocking
Alt key, 15
device, 42
shift key, 16
SIM card, 30
your SIM card, 43
unread emails
listed on splash screen, 96
unread text messages
listed on splash screen, 118
Upcoming Calendar view
details, 146
summary, 144
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USB Mini-B port, 24
Use Current Page button, 61
user information
settings for Web applications, 240
user-defined folder icon, 98
Username field, Accounts screen, 111
V
vibration
setting as device notification, 47
viewing all your Notes, 168
viewing contacts in the Address Book, 130
viewing history of visited Web pages, 59
views
Call Log, 73
Day, details, 147
Day, summary, 144
Month, details, 149
Month, summary, 145
setting in To Do application, 162
Trash, details, 150
Upcoming, details, 146
Upcoming, summary, 144
Week, details, 148
Week, summary, 144
Year, details, 150
Year, summary, 145
views in Calendar application
about, 143
views in Calendar Web application
about, 221
Day view, 222
Month view, 222
Week view, 221
views of photo Gallery, 156
voice mail
calling, 75
setting up, 76
Speed Dial number, 64
volume
adjusting when on the phone, 66
Web
searching, 57
setting your home page, 61
setting your search engine, 61
showing pictures, 61
Web bookmarks
viewing existing, 57
Web Browser
setting alert when page finishes loading, 61
Web Browser application
bookmark limits, 57
clear cache, 62
clear cookies, 62
clear history, 62
Web Browser settings, 60
Web page load alert, 55
Web pages
opening with Web Browser, 56
refreshing, 55
scrolling, 55
status indicators, 54
Web settings
changing name display on emails, 240
device ID, 240
Time Zone, 240
user information, 240
Week Calendar view
details, 148
summary, 144
wheel
using as a flashlight, 19
wheel, using, 19
Wireless Options
roaming charges, 14
turning roaming on/off, 14
wireless, turning on and off, 14
Word files, reading as attachment, 100
Y
Year Calendar view
details, 150
summary, 145
W
waiting to send email
status indicator, 98
waking device from power-saving mode, 23
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