Answers to some common questions
  • 1.
    Phone Features

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

    Change ringtones
    From Settings, tap Personalize> Ringtone

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  • 2.
    General Tips

    View the last few applications that were opened
    Press and hold the Home button until the list appears

    Stop all applications from running
    Press and hold the Power button then select Restart from the pop up menu.

    Put the device in vibrate mode
    Tap the Volume down button until the device vibrates

    Put the device in silent mode
    Tap the Volume down button until Music Note with a line through it appears on the status bar of the home screen

    Put the device in Airplane mode
    Press and hold the Power button then tap Airplane mode from the menu

    Access settings
    From the home screen, press Menu then tap Settings

    Access the Android Market
    Tap the All Programs icon then tap Market

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

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

    Search
    Press the magnifying glass button

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

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

    Set a screen lock
    From Settings, tap Security then tap Setup screen lock

    Zoom in/out on the camera
    Drag your finger up or down the zoom bar as desired

     

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  • 3.
    Browser

    Access the browser
    From the Home screen, tap the Internet Icon

    Open a desired webpage
    Tap 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 on the screen

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

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

    Switch windows
    Press Menu then Windows then tap on the desired window

    Create a bookmark
    Press Menu then New bookmark while on the desired webpage

    Rotate the screen
    Simply turn the device to rotate the screen.  Please note that the screen does not rotate in all applications.

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  • 4.
    Social Networking Integration

    Update both Twitter and Facebook status at once
    From the Home screen, open the Applications menu then tap on Friend Stream.  Tap Share and enter the desired information.

    View my Facebook photo albums
    From the Home screen, open the Applications menu then tap on Gallery.  Tap Facebook on the right side and select your name.

    View my friends Facebook photo albums
    From the Home screen, open the Applications menu then tap on Gallery.  Tap Facebook on the right side and select the desired friend.

    View Flickr albums
    From the Home screen, open the Applications menu then tap on Gallery.  Tap Flickr on the right side and choose the desired album.

    View Facebook events on my HTC Status?
    From the Home screen, open the Applications menu then tap on Calendar.  Facebook events will show here, including birthdays.  Birthdays will also appear in a friend’s contact card or on the dialer screen.

    View my Facebook wall?
    From the Home screen, open the Applications menu then tap on Friend Stream.  Press Menu and tap on My profile > Facebook > Wall.

    View a Facebook friend’s birthday
    From the Home screen, open the Applications menu and tap on People.  Select the desired Facebook-linked friend.

    View Facebook friend’s latest status updates
    From the Home screen, open the Applications menu then tap on Friend Stream.  Press Menu and tap on Friends > Facebook, select the desired friend, then tap Wall.

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  • 5.
    Calendar

    Open the calendar
    From the home screen, tap the All Programs button 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 Menu > Agenda

    Open an appointment
    Tap on the appointment

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

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  • 6.
    Facebook Share Button

    Update my Facebook status
    From the Home screen, press the Facebook share button

    Check-in to a location using Facebook
    From the Home screen, press and hold the Facebook share button

    Upload multiple photos to Facebook at one time
    Navigate to the Gallery, open the desired album, and press the Facebook share button. 
    Select the desired photos to upload then press Next.

    Choose what Facebook album to upload photos to
    When viewing a photo, press the Facebook share button, then tap the Upload photos to: dropdown and select the desired album.

    Create a new Facebook album to up photos to
    When viewing a photo, press the Facebook share button, then tap the Upload photos to: dropdown, scroll to the top of the list, and select Create album.

    Tag and label photos before uploading to Facebook?
    From the Home screen, open the Applications menu and tap on Gallery, open the desired album, and press the Facebook share button.  Tap Add tag and description, enter the desired information, then press Done.

    Post to a Facebook friend’s wall
    From the Home screen, press the Facebook share button.  Tap the Post to dropdown and select the desired friend.

    Post a website on Facebook
    Browse to the desired website in the Internet application, then press the Facebook share button.

    Share music on Facebook
    Open the desired music file in the Music application, then press the Facebook share button.

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  • 7.
    Attachments

    Download an attachment
    Tap on the down arrow next to the name of the attachment

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

    Save an attachment
    After downloading the attachment, tap on the paperclip icon for the attachment then select Save to SD card

    Open an attachment
    After downloading the attachment, tap on the paperclip icon for the attachment then select Open

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  • 8.
    On the Home Screen

    See programs and applications
    To open the application list, tap the All Programs button.

    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. Touch and hold a vacant spot on the Home screen or press the paint icon at the bottom right of the screen then Add items to home
    2. Touch Application, Shortcut, or Widget from the pop-up Menu.
    3. Touch the desired application, shortcut, or widget, and, if necessary, 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. Touch and hold the icon that you want to remove.
    2. Slide the icon to the 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 press Menu then tap Settings > About Phone > Network

    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 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 any of the Home screens, tap the Programs icon, then tap and hold an application icon, then release in the desired location

    Turn the screen off
    Press the Power

    Rearrange the icons on the home screen
    Tap and hold on the desired icon or widget then drag the icon/widget to the desired location or screen and release

    Switch scenes
    Press the Menu button, then tap Scenes.  Choose the desired Scene.

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

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  • 9.
    Typing

    Turn on CAPS
    Tap the up arrow/Shift key twice

    Access the special characters on the top of each letter
    Tap the Alt button then the desired special character key

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  • 10.
    Navigating Screens

    Switch home screens
    Slide your finger left or right across the home screen, or use the trackball to slide left and right

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  • 11.
    Messages

    Access Messages
    On the Home Screen, touch Messages

    Create a new message
    Open Messages then tap Compose Message

    Reply to a message
    Tap on the desired message then tap in the Compose area to reply

    Forward a message
    Tap and hold the desired message then tap Forward on the menu

    Delete a message
    Tap and hold the desired message then tap Delete message on the menu

    Attach a picture to a message
    While composing a message, touch the Paperclip icon. Choose Picture from the Menu.

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