Searching HTC Status and the Web

Searching HTC Status and the Web

You can search for information on HTC Status and on the Web by using Google Search. Some applications, such as People or Mail, have their own search function, which you can use to search only within those applications.

Setting search options

  1. From the Home screen, press , and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Search > Google search.
  3. Choose the settings that you want.
    Show web suggestions Display suggestions for Google web searches below the search box as you type.
    Use My Location Include your location in searches to get local search results.
    Search history Use suggestions from the web-based Google search history, from your Google Account. Tap Manage search history to view or manage the web search history associated with your Google Account on the web browser.
  4. Press .
  5. Tap Searchable items, and then select the items you want included when doing a search.

Performing searches on the Web and HTC Status

  1. From the Home screen, press .
  2. Choose where you want to search.

    Initially, the Google search box displays the All icon , indicating that it’s configured to search on both the Web and HTC Status. You can target your searches to just the Web only or to just a single application’s information on HTC Status. Tap and then tap to set the searchable items.

  3. In the search box, enter the words you want to search for. As you type, matching items on HTC Status and suggestions from Google web search are shown as a list.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • If what you’re searching for is in the list of suggestions, tap it in the list. The item opens in the appropriate application.
    • To edit an item in the list, tap . The item will appear in the search box, where you can edit it.
    • If what you’re searching for is not in the list, tap to search the Web. The web browser opens, displaying the results of a Google search.

Quickly looking up information on the Web

Quick Lookup helps you learn about something right on the spot. When you enter a new word or phrase, you can easily look it up in popular websites or search services such as Google Search and Wikipedia®.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > Quick Lookup.
  2. Slide to the tab which has the information type you want to search. Then in the search box, enter what you want to search for.
  3. Tap .
Tip: After looking up the item on one tab, you can slide to other tabs to automatically look up the same term there.

Translating words to other languages

  1. From the Home screen, tap > Quick Lookup.
  2. Slide to the Google Translate tab.
  3. Under From language, choose the original language, then enter the word or phrase you want to translate.
  4. Under To language, choose from the languages available for translation.
  5. Tap Translate.
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