Discover new ways to use your HTC phone through our quick tutorial videos.
HTC Desire 500 will restart.
Updates screen opens with the list of application updates to be installed.
HTC Desire 500 has these storage types:
This storage combines both the internal storage, where apps, email, data, and text messages are stored, and the file storage, where photos, videos, and music files are kept.
When you are running out of phone storage, you can free up space by uninstalling apps, changing download settings, or moving files to your storage card, your computer, or an online storage service.
Use a storage card for storing more files. You can also set apps such as
Camera to store directly to the card.
When you plug in an external USB storage device (such as a USB flash drive or an SD card reader), you can view photos and videos stored on the device right from
Gallery and play songs stored on the device in
Music. You can also open PDFs and edit Office documents.
You need a special cable to connect
HTC Desire 500 and a USB storage device.
HTC Desire 500 supports USB storage devices (except portable hard drives) up to 64 GB.
If you're using an online storage account that's accessible from
HTC Desire 500, you can store your files to your online storage.
HTC Desire 500 gives you options for quick and easy setup. Transferring your old phone's content such as your contacts, messages, and media can be done right from
HTC Desire 500.
HTC Sync Manager, you can even migrate content from an
iPhone content to your HTC phone.
HTC BlinkFeed, personalize your Home screen with the information and updates that matter most to you. See a variety of content such as feeds about news and your interests, social network updates,
HTC Desire 500 tips, and more. The content is constantly refreshed when you're connected to the Internet. See
Checking feeds on your Home screen.
Create highlight videos without editing or share your photos to friends and family on the fly.
Dropbox to access your photos, videos, and documents from
HTC Desire 500, your computer, and other mobile devices. When you sign in to your
Dropbox account from
HTC Desire 500, you may be eligible to get an additional 23 GB of free
Dropbox storage for two years. To find out how, see
HTC Desire 500.
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.
Make sure that the NFC area (shaded part) of
HTC Desire 500 and the other phone's NFC area are close to one another. Experiment by slightly moving the phones until a connection is made.
Camera app to capture that perfect moment. While waiting to take your next photo, switch
HTC Desire 500 to Sleep mode. When you're ready to take more photos and videos, just press POWER again to use the camera.
Use the controls on the Viewfinder screen to add effects, zoom in or out, and more.
On the Viewfinder screen, do any of the following:
When using Flash on or Auto flash mode, the camera intelligently sets the best flash brightness for your photo.