Answers to some common questions
  • 1.
    Access the System Status (Signal strength, Network, battery level, etc)
    From the home screen tap Menu > Settings > About Phone
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  • 2.
    Change the keyboard settings
    Navigate to Settings > Language & keyboard and choose settings for the keyboard you are using
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  • 3.
    Stop applications from running
    Soft reset the device
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  • 4.
    Access settings
    From the home screen, tap Menu > Settings
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  • 5.
    Access the Android Market
    Tap All Programs then tap Market
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  • 6.
    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 Menu > Add to home
    2.Select Widget, Shortcut, or Folder from the pop-up menu
    3.Select the desired item to place on the home screen
    4.The item 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

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  • 7.
    Put the device in vibrate mode
    Press Volume Down until the device enters Vibrate mode
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  • 8.
    Enable or disable Wi-Fi
    From Settings, tap Wireless & networks then tap Wi-Fi to enable or disable
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  • 9.
    Change the style of widget displayed
    Remove and re-add the widget choosing the desired style
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  • 10.
    Access the number pad
    Tap SYM then tap and hold ABC
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  • 11.
    Open a desired webpage
    Tap in the address bar and enter the desired URL
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  • 12.
    Download an attachment
    Tap on the down arrow next to the name of the attachment
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  • 13.
    Switch modes
    Tap Menu > myModes. Choose the desired Mode.
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  • 14.
    Install an application from the Android Market
    Choose the desired application in the Market then tap Install
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  • 15.
    Swap cameras
    While in the camera, tap the Switch camera icon next to the zoom bar
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  • 16.
    Turn the screen off
    Press the Power button
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  • 17.
    Remove an application that was installed to the device
    From Settings, tap Applications > Manage applications. Locate the desired application, tap on it then tap Uninstall.
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  • 18.
    Attach a picture to a message
    While composing a message, press Menu then tap Attach or tap the paperclip icon in the compose area. Tap Photo.
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  • 19.
    View call history
    Open the Phone application then tap Call log
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  • 20.
    Switch to Agenda View
    While in the calendar, tap the three horizontal line button in the bottom left corner
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  • 21.
    Open or select items
    Tap any icon to start using the application
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  • 22.
    Close windows
    Tap Menu > Windows then hit the X on the window you want to close
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  • 23.
    Access Messages
    Tap All Programs then Messages
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  • 24.
    Access the keyboard
    Tap in a text box and the keyboard will appear
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  • 25.
    See programs and applications
    To open the application list tap the All Programs up arrow on the bottom of the home screen.
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  • 26.
    Add an applications shortcut
    To quickly add an application shortcut to a Home screen, tap All Programs, then tap and hold an application icon, then release in the desired location
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  • 27.
    Set a music file as a ringtone
    Open the music file in the Media Room application then tap Menu > Set as ringtone
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  • 28.
    Save an attachment
    After downloading the attachment, tap on the paperclip icon for the attachment then select Save to SD card
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  • 29.
    Open an attachment
    After downloading the attachment, tap on the paperclip icon for the attachment then select Open
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  • 30.
    Add the calendar to a home screen
    From the Home screen tap Menu > Add to home > Widget > Calendar and select the desired calendar type
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  • 31.
    Change the wallpaper
    Tap Menu > Wallpaper and choose the desired wallpaper
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  • 32.
    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
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  • 33.
    View all emails with attachments
    Scroll to the paper clip icon in the inbox
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  • 34.
    Access the special characters on the top of each letter
    Tap and hold the desired key until the desired character appears
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  • 35.
    Put the device in Airplane mode
    Press and hold the Power button then tap Airplane mode
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  • 36.
    Enable or disable the camera flash
    While in the camera, tap the lightning bolt icon to choose the desired flash setting
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  • 37.
    Use the FM Radio
    Ensure you have a wired headset connected then launch the Media Room application and select FM Radio at the bottom
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  • 38.
    Zoom in/out on the camera
    Tap on the zoom bar in the camera then swipe to zoom
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  • 39.
    View all home screens at the same time
    Use the new Leap feature -- make a pinching motion on any home screen to view all home screens. You can also press the Home button twice.
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  • 40.
    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.
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  • 41.
    Return to the Home Screen
    Tap the Home button
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  • 42.
    Change volume during a call
    Use the Volume Up/Down on the side of the device
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  • 43.
    Enable or disable Calendars
    While in the calendar, tap on Menu > More > Calendars and check/uncheck the desired calendars
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  • 44.
    Switch to Agenda View
    While in the calendar, tap the three horizontal line button in the bottom left corner
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  • 45.
    Reply to a message
    Tap on the desired message then tap in the Compose area to reply
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  • 46.
    Close the keyboard
    Press the Back arrow button
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  • 47.
    Switch windows
    Tap Menu > Windows then tap on the desired window
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  • 48.
    Sync social networking accounts
    From Settings, tap on Accounts & sync then tap Add account. Choose the desired account type.
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  • 49.
    Set a screen lock
    From Settings, tap Security then tap Set up screen lock
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  • 50.
    Delete an appointment
    Tap and hold on the appointment and select Delete event from the menu
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  • 51.
    Disable the Save to Contacts feature
    Open the Phone application, tap Menu > Phone Settings and uncheck the Save to contacts button
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  • 52.
    Make a call
    Press the Phone button at the bottom of any home screen
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  • 53.
    Silence your phone
    Press the Volume Down button until the phone displays Silent mode
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  • 54.
    Change ringtones
    From Settings, tap Sound & display > Phone ringtone
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  • 55.
    Open the calendar
    Tap All Programs then tap Calendar
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  • 56.
    Access the browser
    From the Home screen, tap All Programs then tap Internet
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  • 57.
    Search
    Tap the magnifying glass icon or use the Genius button
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  • 58.
    Start a Google search
    Tap the magnifying glass button to bring up the search window
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  • 59.
    Rotate the screen
    Simply rotate the device either to portrait or landscape mode
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  • 60.
    Turn on CAPS
    Tap the up arrow/Shift key twice. You will see a line appear under the arrow up.
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  • 61.
    Forward a message
    Tap and hold on the desired message then tap Forward
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  • 62.
    Delete a message
    Tap and hold on the desired message then tap Delete message
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  • 63.
    Create a new message
    Open Messages then tap Compose Message
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  • 64.
    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
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  • 65.
    Create a bookmark
    Tap Menu > Add bookmark while on the desired webpage
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  • 66.
    Zoom into a webpage
    Use two fingers to make a pinching motion on the screen, or just double tap on the screen
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  • 67.
    Zoom out of a webpage
    Use two fingers to make a outward pinching motion on the screen, or just double tap the screen
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  • 68.
    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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  • 69.
    View which applications have recently been accessed
    Press and hold the Home button until the Recent applications window appears
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  • 70.
    Enable or disable Bluetooth
    From Settings, tap Wireless & networks then tap Bluetooth to enable or disable
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  • 71.
    Open an appointment
    Tap on the appointment
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  • 72.
    Create a new appointment
    While in the Calendar, tap the plus (+) sign and fill in the necessary information
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  • 73.
    Dial a specific contact
    Open the Phone application and spell out the contact using the Phone keypad
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