Setting up your new phone for the first time

Setting up your new phone for the first time

When you switch on your new phone for the first time, you’ll be asked to set it up.
Tip: You can enable TalkBack to navigate by voice feedback before selecting the language. Press and hold two fingers on the screen until you hear a message saying that accessibility mode is enabled. To find out more, see Navigating HTC Desire 601 with TalkBack.
Walk through the on-device setup to choose your Internet connection, select how you want to set up your new phone, and more.
  • Select Set up from scratch to set up your accounts and personalize your new phone from your computer using the HTC Get Started service.

    Your phone shows you the URL of the HTC Get Started site and a pair code. On your computer's web browser, just go to the URL and enter the pair code to start your web setup. You need an HTC Account to save your accounts and settings on the Web and download them to your phone.

  • If you already finished the HTC Get Started setup before turning on your new phone, just download your web setup. Choose to import content, and then select Apply HTC Get Started setup.
  • If you have content from an old phone, you can choose to do a direct phone-to-phone transfer.
  • If you have used HTC Backup before, you can restore your backup to HTC Desire 601. See Restoring your backup from your online storage to HTC Desire 601.
  • To make it easier for you to back up and restore content from HTC Desire 601 to another HTC phone in the future, select Back up phone daily over Wi-Fi.
Note:
  • To find out more about HTC Get Started and HTC Account, see the Help and FAQ on the HTC Get Started site (www.htcsense.com/help/).
  • If you transferred content such as wallpaper and ringtone from an old phone, using HTC Get Started to personalize and download the same content types from the Web will change your settings on your new phone.
  • Some features that need to connect to the Internet such as location-based services and auto-sync of your online accounts may incur extra data fees. To avoid incurring data fees, disable these features under Settings. For more information on location services, see Turning location services on or off.
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