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  1. 1. User Guide
  2. 2. Congratulations More information On your computer—Go to DROID by Motorola DROID by Motorola gives you a premium browsing So, whether you want to read, watch, or play, we can and messaging experience with the very latest from help. Google™, all in a thin touch QWERTY slider. • Browsing. Get more from the Web, with a huge screen and full HTML. Search, browse, everything you want to do, all made easier. • Maps, entertainment, and more. The latest technology and apps. Google Maps™ to find your way. YouTube™ to stay entertained. Easy access to Google and thousands of Android applications to expand your world. Caution: Before assembling, charging or using your phone for the first time, please read the important legal and safety information packaged with your phone. Once your phone is up and running, touch Menu > Settings > About phone > Safety information to read the full information. Congratulations 1
  3. 3. Your phone the important keys & connectors When you open or turn your phone, Power Key the screen adjusts for you. Press to put the display to 3.5mm Headset Jack sleep, or hold to turn off. Volume Keys Micro USB Connector Touchscreen Charge or connect Home Key to PC. Touch to return to the home Messaging Market screen. Menu Key Touch to open Phone Contacts Browser Maps menu options. Camera Key Shift Scroll & Select Back Key Search Key Search Touch to go Touch for text Press for Delete back. search. text search. Microphone Return Space Alternate Menu 2 Congratulations
  4. 4. Let’s go Tip: Remember to write down your user name and let’s get you up and running password, and keep them in a safe place. Assemble & charge Turn it on & off 1 MicroSD in (may 2 Battery in To turn on your phone, press and already be inserted) hold Power (on top of the phone). To turn off your phone, press and hold Power , then touch Power off. 3 Cover on 4 Charge up Wi-Fi connect If you want to use a Wi-Fi computer network for even faster Internet access, touch Menu > Settings 3H > Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi settings. Cool content & more Browse and download thousands of the coolest apps Note: Your device is always on when being charged. on the planet from Android Market™. Caution: Please read “Battery Use & Safety” on Your phone comes with a microSD memory card page 42. installed—you can load it up with photos, videos, and music from your computer using “USB drag & drop” Set up & go on page 38. The first time you turn on your phone, a setup wizard guides you through signing in to your existing Google™ account. If you don’t have a Google account, you can create one using the wizard. Let’s go 3
  5. 5. Touchscreen & keys Drag a few essentials To scroll through a list or J move slowly, drag across the Rick Wasser Touch tips touchscreen. Try it: In the L Here are some tips on how to navigate around your home screen, touch Wallace Mans phone. Contacts, then drag your M Contacts list up or down. Jennie Jenkins Touch R Tip: When you drag or flick a To choose an list, a scroll bar appears on Leo Heaton icon or option, the right. Drag the scroll bar to move the list to a letter touch it. Phone Contacts Browser Maps A - Z. Flick To scroll through a list or move quickly, flick across the Touch & hold touchscreen (drag quickly and release). To open special options, Tip: When you flick a long list, touch the screen to stop J touch and hold an icon or it from scrolling. Rick Wasser other item. Try it: In the home L Zoom screen, touch Contacts, Wallace Mans Get a closer look at maps or web pages. To zoom in, then touch and hold a contact M to open options. double-touch the screen. To zoom out, double touch Jennie Jenkins the screen again. R Leo Heaton W Mick West 4 Touchscreen & keys
  6. 6. Key tips To change how long your phone waits before the screen goes to sleep automatically, touch Menu Menu, home, & back > Settings > Sound & display > Screen timeout. Tip: To make the screen lock when it goes to sleep, use “Screen lock” on page 40. Power key menu Press and hold Power to open the power key Back Key Menu Key Home Key Search Key menu, where you can turn off the phone (Power off), or turn Airplane mode or Silent mode on or off. Touch Home to close any menu or app and return to the home screen. In the home screen, touch and Adjust volume hold Home to show the last few apps you used, Press the volume keys to then touch an app to open it. change the ring volume (in Touch Search for text search, or touch and hold for the home screen), or the voice search. earpiece volume (during a Volume Keys Touch Menu to open menu options, or touch call). Back to go back. Spin the screen Sleep & wake up When you rotate the phone 90 degrees To save your battery, prevent counterclockwise, the touchscreen can rotate to stay accidental taps, or when you want right-side up: to wipe smudges off your Find it: Menu > Settings > Sound & display touchscreen, put the touchscreen to > Orientation sleep by pressing Power . To wake up the touchscreen, just press Power again, or open the phone. Touchscreen & keys 5
  7. 7. Home screen The home screen extends beyond what you see on quick access to the things you need most the screen to give you more room for adding shortcuts, widgets, and more. Flick the home screen Quick start: Home screen left and right to see more panels or to add widgets or shortcuts. The home screen gives you all your latest information in one place. It’s what you see when you turn on the phone or touch Home from a menu. It’s basically like this: Status Indicators Messaging Market Status Bar Touch & drag this bar down to check notifications. Phone Contacts Browser Maps Widgets Messaging Market Add a widget, such as a clock, music player, or a calendar that shows upcoming appointments. To open a widget, touch it. To add widgets, touch Shortcuts Phone Contacts Browser Maps Touch to open. Menu > Add > Widgets. Note: If you install apps from Android Market that Applications Tab have widgets, touch and hold the home screen, then Drag up to see select a widget to add to the home screen. all your apps. Note: Your home screen might look a little different. 6 Home screen
  8. 8. Shortcuts You can open a new app while already running another. To add shortcuts to the home screen, open the Touch Home to return to the home screen. Open Applications tab, then touch and hold the shortcut you the Applications tab and touch the app you want. To want. It will be added to the home screen. Or, touch switch from one running app to another, touch and Menu > Add > Shortcuts. hold Home to see what apps are already open, then touch the one you want. You can view up to the Apps last six apps that you ran. Your phone comes with some apps already, and you Search can download and install more. To open an app, touch it. To search, touch Search on the front of the phone, or touch Search on the QWERTY keypad. Applications tab For a text search, touch All the apps on your phone, the text box & type including the apps that using the touch keypad came with your phone, and Messaging Market or the QWERTY keypad. the ones you download and Then, touch the icon for a text search. install, are listed in Google Search alphabetical order in your Applications tab. Search by voice. To open the Applications tab, touch and drag Phone status & notifications up. The status bar at the top of the screen contains icons Running multiple apps that tell you about messages and phone status. To view your notifications, touch the status bar and drag it No need to close an app before opening another one. down. Icons on the right tell you about phone status: Your phone runs multiple apps, all at once. Bluetooth™ active network (full signal) Home screen 7
  9. 9. GPS active network (roaming) Calls Wi-Fi active downloading it’s good to talk volume voicemail message Quick start: Calls vibrate 3G (fastest data) Dialing options silent flight mode Find it: Home > Phone mute call battery (charging) signal (roaming) battery (full charge) speakerphone active alarm set Phone Call log Contacts Favorites Tip: To see today’s date, touch and hold the status bar at the top of the screen. 1 2 ABC 3 DEF Contacts Touch to open, then touch an 4 GHI 5 JKL 6 MNO entry to call. Recent Calls 7 PQRS 8 TUV 9 WXYZ Touch to open, then touch an entry to call. 0 Call Enter a phone number and touch here to call it. 8 Calls
  10. 10. In-call options • To use a Bluetooth™ device, touch Bluetooth. During a call, touch Bluetooth to use a Speaker Enter numbers during a call Bluetooth™ device. To enter numbers during a call, touch Dialpad. Add Call End Dialpad Tip: You can touch Home or Bluetooth Mute Speaker Back to leave the Add call End Dialpad active call display. To reopen it, touch Home > Phone > Return to Bluetooth Mute Speaker call in progress. To mute a call, touch Mute. Make & answer calls Recent calls To make a call, touch Home > Phone, enter a Find it: Home > Phone > Call log number, then touch . • To call a number, touch it. To answer a call, drag to the right. • To send a text message, create a contact, view a To end a call, touch End. contact, or other options, touch and hold an entry. To ignore a call, drag to the left. • To clear the list, touch Menu > Clear call log Handsfree Frequent calls Note: Using a mobile device or accessory while Find it: Home > Phone > Favorites driving may cause distraction and may be illegal. • To call a number, touch it. Always obey the laws and drive safely. • To send a text message, view a contact, or other During a call: options, touch and hold an entry. • To use the speakerphone, touch Speaker. Calls 9
  11. 11. Conference calls Web To start a conference call, call the first number. After you don’t need a PC, surf the web with your phone they answer, touch Add call and call the next number. When the next number answers, touch Merge call. Quick start: Browser Find it: Home > Browser Your phone number Find it: Menu > Settings > About phone > Status Web Images Local News more Connection > My phone number Over the air or Wi-Fi. Google Search Emergency calls My Loca on: Off - Turn On Links Note: Your service provider programs one or more Touch to open. emergency phone numbers (such as 911 or 112) that you can call under any circumstances, even when your Web Address To enter a URL, phone is locked. Emergency numbers vary by country. touch . Your pre-programmed emergency number(s) may not work in all locations, and sometimes an emergency Sign In Drag or flick to scroll. iGoogle Preferences Help iGoogle Preferences Hel oogl Preferences Help iGoog eference elp call cannot be placed due to network, environmental, or interference issues. New window Bookmarks Windows Touch to display 1 Touch Home > Phone (if your phone is options. locked, touch Emergency Call). Refresh Forward More 2 Enter the emergency number. 3 Touch to call the emergency number. Note: If you can’t connect, contact your service provider. Note: Your mobile device can use AGPS satellite signals to help emergency services find you (“GPS & AGPS” on page 44). 10 Web
  12. 12. Connect Select links Your phone uses the mobile phone network (over the When you touch a air) to automatically connect to the Web. link, your phone Baseball Dayton Team - Get the latest Baseball Dayton high school Baseball news, rankings, schedules, stats, scaores, results & athletes. . . - Op ons Note: Your service provider may charge to surf the outlines it and goes to Dayton Flyers Baseball rosters, game schedules, photos, ar cles ... Dayton Flyers Baseball are ranked #2306 on Fanbase. Find ar cles, photos, videos, rosters, and results for seasons... - Op ons Dayton Wings Baseball Team - Ohio History Central - A product of ... Web or download data. that page. If you touch Get the latest Baseball Dayton high school Baseball news, rankings, schedules, stats, scaores, results & athletes. . . - Op ons Searches related to: dayton baseball and hold the link, your To use a wireless network, touch Menu > Settings phone shows options, like Open in new window or > Wireless & networks. Touch Wi-Fi to turn it on and Bookmark link. touch Wi-Fi settings to search for nearby wireless networks. Touch a network to connect. Browser options Touch Menu to see browser options: Web touch tips Zoom & magnify options In Web pages, when you scroll (drag or flick), zoom Refresh Reloads the current page. icons appear at the bottom of your screen. Windows View the browser windows that are currently open. New window Add a new browser window to OHIO HISTORY CENRAL An Online Encyclopedia of Ohio History your list. About Ohio History Central Ohio Quick Facts Ohio Across Time Useful Links Subscribe Sponsors Register Members Scrapbooks Search Choose your text size A A A A Back/Forward Navigate to previously viewed pages. Browse DHC Index Category Topic Multimedia Time Period Region Darwin Wings Baseball Team Add bookmark Home History Organiza ons Darwin Wings Baseball Team The Darwin Wings was a minor league baseball club in Darwin, Ohio, beginning in the 1939 season. Related Entries Baseball Add the current page to your Darwin, Ohio n, The Wings played in the Middle Atlan c League and were affiliates of the Chicago Panthers. They were renamed the Ducks before the 1941 season. The Ducks moniker was a reference to Ducky Heinz, the team’s manager and club owner. Wings bookmark list. Touch to see Zoom In/Out your bookmarks. More Shows additional browser options. Web 11
  13. 13. Google Maps™ Find it: Home > Maps where you are, where you’re going Note: This feature is not available in all areas. Check with your service provider. My Location Quick start: Google Maps Accurate to 1800 meters Where am I? Where do I want to go? Don’t worry—let Google Maps™ find out for you. Map View Drag or flick to scroll. Touch to show zoom. Search Directions Layers Touch to show options. My Location Join Latitude More Google Maps™ opens by default in “Map mode” To. learn more about the different map modes, go to “Select map mode” on page 13. Set your location sources Set your phone to determine your location using GPS satellite signals (highly accurate, but uses battery 12 Google Maps™
  14. 14. power) or using the mobile network (less accurate, but 3 Enter an end point address or touch and select conserves battery power). Contacts or Points on map. To set your location, touch Menu > Settings 4 Select your mode of transport (car, public transport > Location & security > Use GPS satellites and/or Use or walk), then touch Go. Your directions are shown wireless networks. as a list. To view your directions on a map, touch Show on map. Find your location 5 When you have finished, touch Menu > More Note: Don’t forget to set your location sources. > Clear map. From the main Map screen, touch Menu > My Location. Your location is shown on the map as . Select map mode The bigger the circle, the less accurate the location. Touch Menu > Layers to select from Traffic, Satellite, Latitude or recent searches, viewed Find any location positions or directions. 1 Touch Menu > Search. Touch Menu > Layers > More layers to select from 2 Enter text in the search box, like an address, My Maps, Wikipedia, or Transit Lines. business, or city, then touch . Touch Clear Map to clear your selections. Tip: If it’s an address you have visited before, select Map view from the list shown. Shows a map, complete with names of streets, rivers, 3 Touch the search box to view all the results, then lakes, mountains, and borders. This is the default view. touch the one you want. Select Show on map, Get directions, Call or Add as a contact. Satellite view Get directions Shows map on top of aerial photo. 1 Touch Menu > Directions. Traffic view 2 Enter a starting point address or touch and select If available in your area, real-time traffic conditions are My current location, Contacts, or Points on map. shown on the roads as color-coded lines. Google Maps™ 13
  15. 15. Latitude invites them to sign in to Latitude with their Google where are your friends & family? account. Note: This feature is not available in all areas. Check To remove friends: with your service provider. 1 Touch Menu > Latitude to show your friend’s list, then touch a friend in your list. Join Latitude 2 Touch Remove. See where your friends and family are on Google Maps™. Plan to meet up, check that your parents got Share location home safely, or just stay in touch. When you receive a request to share location details Don’t worry, your location is not shared unless you you can choose to: agree to it. You need to join Latitude, and then invite • Accept and share back—see your friend’s location, your friends to view your location or accept their and your friend can see yours. invitations. When using Google Maps, touch Menu > Join Latitude. Read the privacy policy and if you • Accept, but hide my location—see your friend's agree with it, touch Agree & share. location, but they can't see yours. • Don't accept—location information is not shared Add & remove friends between you and your friend. Find it: Home > Maps > Menu > Latitude Hide your location To add friends: Touch Menu > Latitude to show your friend’s list. 1 Touch Menu > Add friends. Touch your contact name, then touch Menu 2 Touch Select from Contacts or Add via email > Privacy > Hide your location. address, then touch a contact > Add friends. If your friends already use Latitude, they’ll receive an Turn off Latitude email request and a notification. If they have not yet Touch Menu > Latitude to show your friend’s list. joined Latitude, they’ll receive an email request that Touch Menu > Privacy > Turn off Latitude. 14 Latitude
  16. 16. YouTube™ YouTube user-generated content web site lets you go and create your own classic share videos with YouTube users everywhere. You don’t need a YouTube account to browse and view Quick start: YouTube videos. Post that great video you’ve taken and see how many Note: If you don’t have a YouTube account, visit hits you get. to find out more. To create an account or sign in, go to “Your account” on Find it: Home > > YouTube page 16. YouTube Watch videos TM See popular video categories, like Most viewed, Most discussed and Most recent. Touch a category, then Most Viewed Categories touch the video to start playing it. To see more video Lady Gaga On Saturda... Touch a video to play. categories, touch Menu > Categories. Lady Gaga appeared together... 02:58 1 day ago 857,862 views Search for videos gol de cabeza de paler... Golazo de Martin Palermo dura... Find it: Menu > Search 00:51 13 hours ago 268,275 views Enter text, then touch .To clear your search history, okailove1004 okailove touch Menu > Settings > Clear search history. 05:23 1 day ago 250,567 views View all Most viewed Share videos Send someone a link to a video that you are watching. Search Upload Touch to show 1 Touch Menu > Share. options. 2 Address and complete your email, then touch Send. My account Categories Settings YouTube™ 15
  17. 17. Your account Apps for all Log in or create account get the app you want Find it: Menu > My account Android Market™ 1 To create your YouTube account, touch the “Don’t Note: You must set up a Gmail account (see “Gmail” have a YouTube account? Click here to create one” on page 18) in order to buy and download apps from link. the Android Market. If you already have a YouTube account, enter your Find it: Home > Market user name and password, and touch Sign in. Get all the fun games and cool apps you want! Market 2 For a new account, enter a user name, complete the provides you with access to software developers fields, then touch I accept. everywhere, so you can find the app you want. If you need help or have questions about Android Market, Upload videos touch Menu > Help. Find it: Menu > Upload Browse & install apps 1 Touch the video you want to upload. You can change the video title, description, set the access, and add Scroll to and touch the app you want to install. Then, tags. touch Install (if app is free) or Buy. 2 Touch Upload. Warning: If an app you are downloading requires access to your data or control of functions on your phone, you’ll be asked to give your permission. After selecting Install, the app will download. After selecting Buy, you may be asked to sign in to an additional Google™ account. Sign in and select Purchase now to proceed. Follow the on-screen instructions. To see the download progress, open the notifications window. 16 Apps for all
  18. 18. After you download an app, the icon for that app Motorola, Inc., and Verizon Wireless are not appears on your Applications tab (see “Apps” on responsible for your use of those applications or page 7). information you choose to submit or share with others. Specific terms and conditions, terms of use, and Manage & restore apps privacy policies apply to those applications and To manage your apps, from your phone’s home screen services. Please review carefully any and all terms and touch Menu > Settings > Applications > Manage conditions applicable to those applications and applications. services including those related to any location-based Touch the app to open the details screen—from here services for any particular privacy policies, risks, or you can review, uninstall, and more. waivers. To reinstall any downloaded items, touch Home Your Verizon Wireless customer agreement terms and > Market > Download. All previously installed apps conditions and certain other specifically identified are listed and available for download. terms govern your use of any Verizon Wireless products and services. Important customer information Please be advised that many services and applications offered through this unique device are provided by Google™ and various application developers. If you use, link to, or download a Google service, or an application such as a non-Verizon Wireless location-based GPS type service, chat room, marketplace, or social network, from this device, you should carefully review the terms of such service or application. If you use any of these non-Verizon Wireless services or applications, personal information you submit may be read, collected, or used by the service or application provider and/or other users of those forums. Apps for all 17
  19. 19. Manage your life Tips stay on top of things • To search for messages, touch Menu > Search. • To set new email notifications, such as having a What can you manage? special sound play when you receive a message, Email, contacts, and calendar on your phone give you touch Menu > Settings > Email notifications, access to the same personal information that you add, then select the ringtone and vibrate options. view, and edit on your computer with the use of • To label an email thread, touch and hold a message, Microsoft™ Outlook™. then touch Change labels. You can: Shortcuts • View Google™ and Exchange contacts in one list. To refresh list, touch Menu + U. • Schedule and respond to meeting requests. To compose new, touch Menu + C. • Access your company directory. To open conversation, press Enter. For more information, see “Synchronize with Microsoft™ Office Outlook™” on page 20. To archive conversation, touch Menu + Y. To jump to top of list, press Alternate + up. Gmail To jump to end of list, press Alternate + Create a new email down. Find it: Home > > Gmail > Menu To page up, press Shift + spacebar. > Compose To page down, press spacebar. Enter the recipient email address and message, then touch Send. Email Tip: Touch Menu for options, like Attach or Add Set up an account Cc/Bcc. Find it: Home > > Email 18 Manage your life
  20. 20. The email setup wizard will guide you through setting View your calendar in September 2009 up your email account. different ways: Touch Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Menu > Agenda, Create a new email Day, or Week. When Find it: Home > > Email > Menu you highlight an event 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 > Compose in the day and week Enter the recipient email address and message, then views, more details 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 touch Send. appear. Tip: Touch Menu for options, like Attach or Add Add calendar events Cc/Bcc. 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 From any calendar view, touch Menu Calendar > New event. Enter 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Find it: Home > > Calendar event details and touch Done. 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 Manage calendar events 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 To edit an event, touch and hold the event, then touch Edit event. Edit event details, then when you’re done, touch Done. Manage your life 19
  21. 21. Google data synchronization address is the same URL you use to access your Find it: Menu > Settings > Accounts & sync company’s email using the Web on your computer). The Google apps on your phone give you access to the Note: Contact your business IT department for same personal information (emails, events, and server details. contacts) that you have on a computer using Gmail, 2 Touch Next. Calendar, and Contacts. It’s easy to synchronize the 3 Set up your sync options: select email, contacts, or Google apps information you want to keep up to date. calendar. Select apps to synchronize 4 Touch Save & sync. 1 Touch Background data. Tip: To save battery power do not touch Background data. 2 Touch Add account to add the apps you want to synchronize, like Google, Facebook, or Corporate. Synchronize with Microsoft™ Office Outlook™ If you use Microsoft™ Office Outlook™ on your work computer, your phone can synchronize emails, and events with your Microsoft™ Exchange server. Find it: Menu > Settings > Accounts & sync > Add account > Corporate 1 Enter your user name (, password, email address, and server details including domain name and security type (server 20 Manage your life
  22. 22. Contacts Call, text, or email contacts contacts like you’ve never had before Find it: Home > Contacts For View contact, Call contact, Text contact, Add to Quick start: Contacts favorites, or other options, touch and hold the contact. Find it: Home > Contacts Edit or delete contacts Find it: Home > Contacts Phone Call log Contacts Favorites J Displaying 5 contacts Touch the contact, then touch Menu > Edit contact or Delete contact. Jennie Jenkins Tip: When editing a contact, you can set a ringtone, L Contacts List address, and other details that will be saved on your Leo Heaton Touch to view phone. M contact information. Touch & hold to edit, Create contacts Mick West delete, & more. Find it: Home > Contacts > Menu > New R contact Rick Wasser Menu Options Touch Menu to W edit sync groups or Wallace Mans to add/import new contacts. Tip: To search the list, just open your phone and type a name. When you flick or drag this list, a scroll bar appears on the right. Drag the scroll bar to move the list faster. Contacts 21
  23. 23. Select the account to save the contact to, then type Messaging the contact name and details. sometimes it’s best 2 text, or IM, or email . . . Edit contact Quick start: Messaging Google Find it: Home > Messaging Touch Home to choose a Inbox different type for this entry. weftl-request@lists.weft.o... Given name WEFTI Digest, Vol 40, Issue 1 4:12 PM wefta-request@lists.weft.... Family name WEFTa Digest, Vol 34, Issue 2 4:12 PM Fred Vescio Touch + to add another John Haddon is calling t... 4:11 PM Phone entry. The Kenton Review The Kenton Review Newslett... 3:40 PM Phone Touch - to remove this entry. Message List Home Steven Sherer Steven Sherer also commen... 9:57 AM Touch to open a message. Touch & hold to move, Jack bradley Email To see more details, flick up. FW: Coming Home to Parad... 10/3/2009 delete, & more. Jack bradley Home For the seventeenth time ... 10/3/2009 Email Laura Lehman When are you coming to... 10/032009 Done Revert When you’re finished, touch Done. Tip: To see more messages, flick or drag up. Groups Read & reply to messages Find it: Contacts > Menu > Display options • To open a message and all of its replies, touch it. You can put your Contacts into groups that you create • To respond to a message, just open it and enter (like “friends” “family” or “work”). Then, you can find , , your response in the text box at the bottom. contacts faster by showing one group at a time. • To open options, touch and hold a message. 22 Messaging
  24. 24. Create messages Touch to change your online status message. Find it: Messaging > New message Enter the recipient and message. In text messages and emails, touch Menu for options, like Insert Friends list smiley or Attach. Touch to Touch to change change your on android phone your status. picture. Send & receive attachments Hey what’s up? Opened chats. Touch a callout To send a file in a message, open a new message and to open the chat touch Menu > Attach. Jen screen and start Friends list chatting with When you receive a message with an attachment, Alfred your friend. open the message and touch the file name to offline download it. Then, touch the name again to open it. Alvin Some file formats can be converted to HTML for faster offline viewing, and your phone will show a button that says Anson Online Get HTML version. offline status: Available Tip: To send and receive large attachments faster, use Anu Idle a Wi-Fi connection, in “Wi-Fi” on page 37. Busy Offline Google Talk™ Touch Menu to see a list of your Google Talk Google Talk instant messaging lets you chat with other friends, send invitations to add new friends, and much Google Talk users on phones or on the web. more. Find it: Home > > Talk Instant messages To send and receive instant messages, you can use an instant messaging app (such as Google Talk™) or your browser. Messaging 23
  25. 25. • To download and use an instant messaging app, Text entry touch Home > Market > Apps think keyboard, now think smaller > Communication, then choose an app for your provider. Once you download the app, you’ll see it Typing tips on your Applications tab (see “Apps” on page 7). Here are some tips for using your phone’s keypad: • If you don’t see an app for your IM provider, you can • To choose symbols from a list, press Alternate use your Web browser. Touch Home > Symbols . > Browser, then enter your provider’s Web site and touch Go. Once you’re there, follow the link to • To enter alternate characters in the corners of keys, sign in. press Alternate . Note: Your IM options will depend on your IM provider. • To enter several alternate characters until you To browse instant messaging apps from your press Alternate again, press Alternate computer, go to twice. • To enter one capital letter, press Shift . Voicemail • Enter only capital letters, until you press Shift When you have a new voicemail, shows at the top again, press Shift twice. of your screen. To hear the voicemail, touch Phone, then touch and hold . • To select text, press and hold Shift , then press left or right. • To cut or copy selected text, touch and hold text > Cut or Copy. • To paste cut or copied text, touch and hold > Paste • To delete a character (hold to delete more), press Delete . • To delete the current line, press Alternate + Delete . 24 Text entry
  26. 26. • To jump to the beginning/end of a line, press Note: You must set Orientation to on to use this Alternate + Scroll . feature—touch Menu > Settings > Sound & display • To start a new line (email), press Return . > Orientation. To change text entry settings, change languages, and To change your settings for this keypad, from the home see the dictionary of terms you’ve used, from the screen, touch Menu > Settings > Language & home screen, touch Menu > Settings > Language keyboard > Android keyboard. & keyboard. Text entry settings Touchscreen keypad When you use the touchscreen keypad, your phone When your phone is closed, you can open a display suggests words from your dictionary and chosen keypad by touching a text field. To close the keypad, language. Your phone also automatically enters touch Back . apostrophes in some words, like “dont.” Find it: Menu > Settings > Language & keyboard To Text Entry • To change the language and style for your Next Touch to open touchscreen keypad, touch Select locale. the touchscreen q w e r t y u i o p keypad. • To edit your dictionary, touch User dictionary. a s d f g h j k l • To change the sounds, correction, and other settings z x c v b n m DEL x Delete for your touchscreen keypad, touch Android keyboard. ?123 , . Next Return • To change the automatic correction settings for your Shift Space full keypad, touch Device keyboard. Symbols/Numbers Touch to open a keypad for symbols and numbers. Text entry 25
  27. 27. Tips & tricks Battery tips a few handy hints Want to extend your battery life? Try these: • To turn off automatic applications sync, touch General tips Menu > Settings > Accounts & sync. • To return to home screen, touch Home . • To turn off Bluetooth power, touch Menu • To see recently dialed numbers, touch Phone > Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth. > Call log. • To turn off Wi-Fi, touch Menu > Settings • To sleep/wake your phone, press Power . > Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi. • To set screen timeout, touch Menu > Settings • To add a Power Control widget, touch Menu > Sound & display > Screen timeout. > Add > Widgets > Power Control. • To search, touch Search . Note: The Power Control widget is a simple way to • To show last few apps, touch and hold Home . enable/disable Wi-Fi, Bluetooth™ wireless, GPS, Sync (turns on/off all active accounts, Google, and • To turn sound on/off, press and hold Power Exchange), and display brightness. > Silent mode. You can expect the following battery charge times: • To turn airplane mode on/off, press and hold Power > Airplane mode. Usage—up to 385 minutes • To go to the top of a list, press and hold Standy—up to 270 hours Alternate > Scroll up. Note: All usage times are approximate. Battery • To go to the bottom of al list, press and hold performance depends on network configuration, signal Alternate > Scroll down. strength, operating temperature, features selected, and voice, data and other application usage patterns. 26 Tips & tricks
  28. 28. Personalize Wallpaper add your personal touch To apply a new wallpaper: 1 Find an empty spot on your home screen, then Widgets touch and hold. To create a new widget: 2 Touch Wallpapers. 1 Find an empty spot on your home screen where you 3 Touch Media gallery to select a photo as your want to add a widget, then touch and hold. wallpaper, or touch Wallpaper gallery to choose a Tip: You can flick left or right to open other panels wallpaper that comes with your phone. on your home screen. 2 Touch Widgets. Sounds 3 Touch the type of widget. If necessary, enter the • To set volume for media and videos, touch Menu widget settings. > Settings > Sound & display > Media volume. You can personalize widgets with content that you • To play tones when using dial pad, touch Menu choose. > Settings > Sound & display > Audible touch tones. Ringtones • To play sound on a screen selection, touch Menu To personalize your ringtones: > Settings > Sound & display > Audible selection. Find it: Menu > Settings > Sound & display Display settings > Phone ringtone or Notification ringtone • To set display brightness, touch Menu To set your vibrate options: > Settings > Sound & display > Brightness. Find it: Menu > Settings > Sound & display • To set orientation, touch Menu > Settings > Phone vibrate > Sound & display > Orientation. • To set animation, touch Menu > Settings > Sound & display > Animation. Personalize 27
  29. 29. Quick launch shortcuts Photos & videos To set keyboard shortcuts to launch your favorite app, see it, capture it, share it! touch Menu > Settings > Applications > Quick launch > Assign application. Photos To use a quick launch shortcut, touch Search and Take & share photos the assigned key, like Search and B to launch the Take that family photo, and post it online for everyone browser. to see. Language & region Note: To get the clearest photos, wipe the lens clean Set your menu language and region: with a soft, dry cloth before you take a photo. Find it: Menu > Settings > Language & keyboard Find it: Press Camera > Select locale Thumbnail of Last Photo Touch to view. Drag up to change to camcorder. Touch to take the photo. Note: Photos are stored on your microSD memory card. Picture Resolution is 5MP unless you change it. , To take the photo, touch and hold , or press Camera . A thumbnail of the photo you’ve just taken is shown on the right. Touch the thumbnail to view it. 28 Photos & videos
  30. 30. • To set the photo as a wallpaper or contact photo, options touch Menu > Set as. Picture Choose from Fine, Super fine, and • To send the photo in a message or post it online, quality Normal. touch Menu > Share. For more info on sharing your photos, see “Share your photo gallery” on Focus mode Choose from Auto, Infinity, and page 29. Macro. • To delete the photo, touch Menu > Delete. • For more options, touch Menu > More. View your photos Find it: Home > Photo options > Gallery amera pictures In the viewfinder, touch Menu > Settings to open > Camera pictures the camera menu: Play a slideshow options Touch Home > > Gallery > Camera Store location Save the details of where the pictures, touch a picture, photo was taken. then touch Menu Scene mode Set the scene, from loads of > More > Slideshow to options. start a slideshow. To stop Flash mode Choose from Automatic, On, and the slideshow, touch the Off. display. To return to the gallery, touch Back . White balance Choose from Daylight, Cloudy, and more. Share your photo gallery Color effect Choose from Sepia, Blue tint, and Find it: Home > more. > Gallery > Camera pictures Picture size Set the size of your photo. Photos & videos 29
  31. 31. To send your photo in a message or post it online: Note: To get the clearest videos, wipe the lens clean 1 Touch and hold a photo, then touch Share. with a soft, dry cloth before you record a video. 2 Choose how you want to share—like Bluetooth, Thumbnail of Email, or Messaging. Last Video Touch to view. Manage your photos Drag down to Find it: Home > > Gallery > Camera change to pictures camera. Touch and hold a photo, then: • To delete the photo, touch Delete. • To set the photo as a contact picture or wallpaper, Tip: To send your video in a message, set the video touch Set as. quality to Low (for MMS messages) by touching Tip: To copy photos to/from a computer, go to “USB Menu > Settings > Video Quality. drag & drop” on page 38. To record the video, touch . Touch to stop the video. Or, press Camera . To stop the video Edit your photos recording, press Camera again. Touch Home > > Gallery > Camera A thumbnail of the video you’ve just taken is shown on pictures, touch & hold picture, then touch and hold the right. Touch the thumbnail, then touch Menu : Rotate, Delete, or Crop. • To send the video in a message or post it online, Videos touch Share. For more info on sharing your photos, see “Share your photo gallery” on page 29. Record & share videos • To play the video, touch . Touch Home > Camera, then drag the switch up. • To delete the video, touch Delete. 30 Photos & videos
  32. 32. Play your videos Music Find it: Home > > Gallery > Camera when music is what you need... videos > video Quick start: Music Touch, touch, play—instant music. Just open your music library, then select what you want to play. Find it: Home > > Music Music Artists Albums 00:01 00:34 Progress Bar Video Controls Songs Playlists Bigfoot Live (EP) Note: To see the controls while the video is playing, The Beautiful Stepdown touch the display. 0:53 6:19 Categories Music Controls Touch a category, then touch a song or playlist. Tip: When a song is playing, you can add it to a playlist by touching Menu > Add to playlist. Music 31
  33. 33. Set up music What headphones can I use? What music transfer tools do I need? Your phone has a 3.5mm headset jack for wired stereo listening. You can go wireless with Bluetooth™ stereo To put music on your computer and then load it on headphones or speakers (see “Bluetooth™ wireless” your phone, you need: on page 35). • A Microsoft™ Windows™ PC or Apple™ Macintosh™ Get music • A USB data cable. Transfer music using USB You need a memory card Transfer music files from a computer to your memory card. Your music is stored on your memory card. Your phone supports removable microSD memory cards. To make 1 With a memory card inserted, and your phone sure your memory card is installed, go to “Assemble & showing the home screen, connect a Motorola charge” on page 3. micro USB data cable from your phone’s micro USB port to a USB port on your computer. Your phone Tip: To see the available memory on your memory should show in the status bar. card, touch Menu > Settings > SD card & phone storage. Note: You may need to remove the USB data cable from the charger power head. What music file formats can I play? Note: Make sure to connect the phone to a high Your phone can play many types of files: AMR-NB/WB, power USB port. Typically, these are located directly MP3, PCM/WAV, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MIDI, OGG, and on your computer. WMA. Note: Your phone supports Microsoft™ Windows™ Note: Your phone does not support any DRM XP Windows Vista™, and Apple™ Macintosh™. , protected files. Other operating systems may not be compatible. 2 Your phone shows a USB connection dialog, at the top of the screen. Flick down, then touch USB 32 Music
  34. 34. connection. You can’t use the files on your memory Find it: Home > > Music card while it is connected. 3 Touch Mount (if asked) to connect your memory Music card. 4 Find “Removable Device” (your memory card) in the “My Computer” window. 5 Drag and drop your music to a folder on your Artists Albums memory card. Categories Tip: To help manage your music, create a “Music” Touch to list songs folder on your memory card. or playlists. 6 When you’re done, use the “Safely Remove Hardware” feature to finish. Songs Playlists Play music Your music is stored by artists, albums, songs, and Music library playlists. Touch a category, then touch the song or Open your music library, then select what you want to playlist you want to play. Touch Menu > Party play. shuffle to randomly play all your songs. Music 33
  35. 35. Music player • View playlist—Touch . Just touch a song or playlist to get going. • Shuffle—Touch . • Repeat—Touch . • Volume—Press the side volume keys. • View library—Touch Menu > Library. • Turn shuffle on/off—Touch Menu > Party shuffle. • Add to playlist—Touch Menu > Add to playlist. Open Playlist • Use as ringtone—Touch Menu > Use as Shuffle On/Off ringtone. Repeat Off/All /Current • Delete—Touch Menu > Delete. Bigfoot Artist Hide, wake, turn off Live (EP) Album Touch Home to use another app. Your music The Beautiful Stepdown Song Title continues to play. Music Controls When you see in the status bar, a song is playing, 1:14 3:45 flick down to see details. Touch the song to return to Total Song Time the music controls. Progress Bar To turn off your music touch . Music player controls Playlists • Play/pause—Touch / . To add a song from the music library to a playlist, touch and hold the song then touch Add to playlist. Choose • Previous/next—Touch / . an existing playlist, or touch New to create a new • Fast forward/rewind—Touch and hold / . playlist. 34 Music
  36. 36. To add a song to the playlist you’re playing, touch Bluetooth™ wireless Menu > Add to playlist in the music player. lose the wires and go wireless To edit, delete and rename playlists, touch and hold the playlist, in the music library. Quick start: Bluetooth wireless Find it: Menu > Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth settings Bluetooth settings Bluetooth Touch to turn on & scan. Device name (#########) 38.4 MHz Class 1.5 Discoverable Make device discoverable Scan for devices Touch to re-scan. Bluetooth devices (found device name) Touch to connect. Pair with this device For more information about Bluetooth wireless connections supported by this device, go to Turn Bluetooth power on or off Find it: Touch Menu > Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth. Bluetooth™ wireless 35
  37. 37. Note: To extend battery life, turn Bluetooth power off Reconnect devices when not in use. To automatically reconnect your phone with a paired device, simply turn on the device. Connect new devices To manually reconnect your phone with a paired Note: This feature requires an optional accessory. device, touch the device name in the Bluetooth To connect with a new device, you need to pair with it. devices list. You only need to do this once for each device—to connect again, see “Reconnect devices” on page 36. Disconnect devices 1 Make sure the device you are pairing with is in To automatically disconnect your phone from a paired discoverable mode. device, simply turn off the device. Note: Refer to the guide that came with the device To manually disconnect your phone from a paired for details. device, touch the device name in the devices list, then 2 Touch Menu > Settings > Wireless & networks touch Menu > Disconnect. > Bluetooth settings. Edit properties 3 Touch Bluetooth to turn on and scan. If Bluetooth is To edit the device name, touch Menu > Settings already on, touch Scan for devices. > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth settings > Device 4 Touch a device to connect. name. Enter a name and touch OK. 5 If necessary, touch OK, or enter the device passkey (like 0000) to connect to the device. When the device is connected, the Bluetooth indicator appears in the status bar. Note: Using a mobile device or accessory while driving may cause distraction and may be illegal. Always obey the laws and drive safely. 36 Bluetooth™ wireless
  38. 38. Wi-Fi Turn Wi-Fi on or off home, office, or hotspot Find it: Menu > Settings > Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi. Quick start: Wi-Fi Note: To extend battery life, turn off Wi-Fi power when Find it: Menu > Settings > Wireless & networks not in use. > Wi-Fi settings Note: Your phone's Wi-Fi features and power levels Wi-Fi search & connect are not allowed for outdoor operation in France. To To find networks in your range: avoid unlawful interference with radio signals, do 1 Touch Menu > Settings > Wireless & networks not use the Wi-Fi features in France unless you are > Wi-Fi settings. indoors. 2 Touch Wi-Fi to turn on and scan. If Wi-Fi is already Use a wireless network for fast Internet access and to on, touch Menu > Scan. Your phone lists the download data. networks it finds within range. Wi-Fi settings Tip: To see your phone’s MAC address or other Wi-Fi details, touch Menu > Advanced. Wi-Fi Touch to turn on & scan. 3 Touch a network to connect. Network notification 4 If necessary, enter Network SSID, Security, and Notify me when an open network is available Wireless password, and touch Connect. When your Wi-Fi networks phone is connected to the network, the wireless indicator appears in the status bar. Your network Touch to connect. Tip: When you are in range and Wi-Fi is on, you will automatically reconnect to available networks you’ve Add Wi-Fi network connected to before. Wi-Fi 37