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Using the web browser

Using the web browser

Do one of the following to open the web browser and start surfing the Web:
  • On the Home screen, tap Internet.
  • From the Home screen, tap > Internet.

Going to a webpage

  1. On the browser screen, tap the URL box on top of the screen.
  2. Enter the webpage address using the keyboard. As you enter the address, matching webpage addresses will appear on the screen.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Tap an address to go directly to that webpage.
    • Continue typing in the webpage address, then tap .

Changing the screen orientation

Turn HTC Rhyme sideways to display the web browser in landscape orientation.
Note: If the screen orientation doesn’t change automatically, turn on automatic screen orientation. From the Home screen, press MENU , tap Settings > Display, and then select the Auto-rotate screen check box.

Navigating and zooming on a webpage

  • You can swipe your finger on the screen to navigate and view other areas of the webpage.
  • Tap the screen twice quickly to zoom in, then tap the screen twice quickly again to zoom out. You can also use your fingers to spread or pinch the screen to zoom in and out.

Selecting a link on a webpage

You can tap a link to open it, or press and hold a link for more options.
Link What to do
Webpage address (URLs)
  • Tap the link to open the webpage.
  • Press and hold the link to open a menu that allows you to open, bookmark, copy to the clipboard, or share the link.
Email address
  • Tap to send an email message to the email address.
  • Press and hold, then tap Copy on the menu to copy the email address to the clipboard. You can paste the email address later when creating a new contact or sending a new email message.

Selecting an address or phone number on a webpage

On a webpage, you can:
  • Tap an address to view the location on a map.
  • Tap a phone number to call.

Opening a new browser window

Open multiple browser windows to make it easier for you to switch from one website to another.
  1. While viewing a webpage, press MENU and then tap Windows.
  2. Tap .
A new browser window opens.

Switching between browser windows

  1. While viewing a webpage, do one of the following:
    • Press MENU and then tap Windows.
    • Pinch the screen (zoom out) until you see the other browser windows.
  2. Slide your finger until the webpage you want to view appears.
  3. Tap a webpage to display it in full screen.
    Tip: Tap to close a webpage.
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