GETTING STARTED FAQs
COMMON QUESTIONS
COMMON QUESTIONS
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  • 1:
    Phone Features
    Silence your phone
    Press and hold the Power button, and then tap Silent mode.

    Change volume during a call
    Use the Volume Up/Down on the side of the device.

    Change ringtones
    From Settings, tap Sound & display > Phone ringtone.

    Set a music file as a ringtone
    Open the music file in the Music application, and then tap Menu > Set as ringtone.

    Dial a specific contact
    Open the Phone application and spell out the contact using the Phone keypad.

    Disable the Save to Contacts feature
    Open the Phone application, tap Menu > Phone Settings and uncheck the Save to contacts button.

    View call history
    Open the Phone application, and then tap Menu > Call history.
     
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  • 2:
    General Tips
    View which applications have recently been accessed
    Press and hold the Home button until the task list appears.

    Stop applications from running
    Soft reset the device.

    Put the device in Vibrate mode
    Press and hold the Power button, and then tap Vibrate mode.

    Put the device in Silent mode
    Press and hold the Power button, and then tap Silent mode.

    Put the device in Airplane mode
    Press and hold the Power button, and then tap Airplane mode.

    Access settings
    From the Home screen, tap Menu > Settings.

    Access the Android Market™
    Tap All Programs, and then tap Market.

    Install an application from the Android Market
    Choose the desired application in the Market, and then tap Install.

    Remove an application that was installed to the device
    From Settings, tap Applications, and then tap Manage applications. Locate the desired application, tap it, and then tap Uninstall.

    Search
    Tap the magnifying glass icon.

    Enable or disable Wi-Fi®
    From Settings, tap Wireless & networks, and then tap Wi-Fi to enable or disable.

    Enable or disable Bluetooth®
    From Settings, tap Wireless & networks, and then tap Bluetooth to enable or disable.

    Set a screen lock
    From Settings, tap Security, and then tap Set unlock pattern.

    Zoom in/out on the camera
    Tap the screen, and then swipe your finger up/down on the screen to zoom.

    Enable or disable the camera flash
    While in the camera, tap the lightning bolt icon to choose the desired flash setting.

    Sync social networking accounts
    From Settings, tap Accounts & sync, and then tap Add account. Choose the desired account type.

    Use the FM Radio
    Ensure you have a wired headset connected; then launch the FM Radio application in All Programs.

    Use Google™ Voice search   
    Tap and hold the magnifying glass icon, and then speak when prompted.
     
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  • 3:
    Navigating Screens
    Switch screens on the Home screen
    Slide your finger left or right across the Home screen, or use the trackball to slide left and right.

    View all Home screens at the same time
    Use the new Leap feature¬ómake a pinching motion on any Home screen to view all Home screens. You can also press the Home key twice.
     
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  • 4:
    Messages
    Access Messages
    Tap Programs, and then Messages.

    Create a new message
    Open Messages, and then tap New Message.

    Reply to a message
    Tap the desired message, and then tap in the Compose area to reply.

    Forward a message
    Tap and hold on the desired message, and then tap Forward.

    Delete a message
    Tap and hold the desired message, and then tap Delete message.

    Attach a picture to a message
    While composing a message, press Menu, and then tap Attach. Choose Picture from the Menu.

    Change notification options (sound, vibrate, etc.)
    In Messages tap Menu > Settings and modify the Received or Sent messages options as desired.
     
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  • 5:
    Browser
    Access the browser
    From the Home screen, tap All Programs, and then tap Internet.

    Open a desired webpage
    Tap in the address bar and enter the desired URL.

    Zoom into a webpage
    Use two fingers to make a pinching motion on the screen, or just double tap the screen.

    Zoom out of a webpage
    Use two fingers to make an outward pinching motion on the screen, or just double tap the screen.

    Start a Google search
    Tap the magnifying glass button to bring up the search window.

    Switch windows
    Tap Menu > Windows, and then tap the desired window.

    Close windows
    Tap Menu > Windows, and then hit the X on the window you want to close.

    Create a bookmark
    Tap Menu > Add bookmark while on the desired webpage.

    Rotate the screen
    Simply rotate the device either to portrait or landscape mode.
     
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  • 6:
    On the Home Screen
    See programs and applications
    To open the application list tap the All Programs up arrow on the bottom left of Home screen.

    Customize the Home screen(s)
    You can customize your Home screen to display applications, shortcuts, and widgets. Add an application, widget, or shortcut to the Home screen.
    1. Tap and hold a vacant spot on the Home screen or press the plus (+) button at the bottom of the screen.
    2. Select Widget, App, Shortcut, or Folder from the pop-up menu.
    3. Select the desired type of widget to place on the Home screen.
    4. The icon is added to the Home screen.

    To remove an icon from the Home screen:
    1. Tap and hold the icon that you want to remove.
    2. Slide the icon to the Remove trash can at the bottom of the screen.

    Open or select items
    Tap any icon to start using the application.

    Return to the Home screen
    Tap the Home key.

    Access the System Status (signal strength, network, battery level, etc.)
    From the Home screen tap Menu > Settings > About Phone.

    Read and dismiss notifications (alarm, reminders, new message indicator, etc.)
    When you see a notification in the status bar, tap the bar and slide your finger down the screen to open the list of notifications. Alternatively, from the Home screen, you can press Menu, and then tap Notifications. To open the notification, tap the item. To clear notifications, tap Clear notifications at the top of the notification window. To close the notification window, slide your finger up the screen.

    Add an applications shortcut
    To quickly add an application shortcut to a Home screen, tap the All Programs icon, and then tap and hold an application icon, and release in the desired location.

    Turn off the screen
    Press the Power button.

    Rearrange the icons on the Home screen
    Tap and hold on the desired icon or widget, and then drag the icon/widget to the desired location or screen.

    Switch scenes
    Tap Menu > Scenes. Choose the desired Scene.

    Change the style of widget displayed
    Remove and re-add the widget choosing the desired style.

    Change the wallpaper
    Tap Menu > Wallpaper and choose the desired wallpaper.

    Make a call
    Press the Phone button at the bottom of any Home screen.
     
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  • 7:
    Attachments
    Download an attachment
    Tap the down arrow next to the name of the attachment.

    View all emails with attachments
    Scroll to the paper clip icon in the inbox.

    Save an attachment
    After downloading the attachment, tap the paperclip icon for the attachment, and then select Save to SD card or Internal Memory.

    Open an attachment
    After downloading the attachment, tap the paperclip icon for the attachment, and then select Open.
     
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  • 8:
    Calendar
    Open the calendar
    From the Home screen, tap the Programs button, and then tap Calendar.

    Create a new appointment
    While in the calendar, tap the plus (+) sign and fill in the necessary information.

    Switch to Agenda View
    While in the calendar, tap the three-horizontal-line button in the bottom-left corner.

    Open an appointment
    Tap the appointment.

    Delete an appointment
    Tap and hold on the appointment and select Delete event from the menu.

    Enable or disable calendars
    While in the calendar, tap Menu > More > Calendars and check/uncheck the desired calendars.

    Add the calendar to a Home screen
    Locate an empty spot on the home screen and tap the Add to Home (+) icon > Widget > Calendar (HTC) and select the desired calendar type.
     
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  • 9:
    Typing
    Access the keyboard
    Tap in a text box and the keyboard will appear.

    Close the keyboard
    Tap the arrow down icon on the bottom left of the keyboard.

    Turn on CAPS
    Tap the arrow up/Shift key twice. You will see a line appear under the arrow up.

    Access the special characters on the top of each letter
    Tap and hold the desired key until the desired character appears.

    Access the number pad
    Tap the 12# button on the keyboard.

    Change the keyboard settings
    Navigate to Settings > Language & keyboard > Touch Input.
     
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