Help & How to
- Open the HTC Support site at: http://www.htc.com/us/support/
- Under Download HTC Sync Manager, click Get It Now.
- Click the Download button.
- Read, and click the I agree... check box.
- Click the Download button.
- Save the file to the Desktop of your PC.
- For trouble-free installation, first quit all running programs and temporarily exit from your anti-virus program before you start installing HTC Sync Manager.
- You need to have administrator rights if you're installing HTC Sync Manager on Windows Vista or later versions.
- Connect HTCAndroid device to your computer using the supplied USB cable.
- On the Choose a connection type screen of HTC Android device, select HTC Sync Manager (or Disk drive for older devices), and then tap Done.
- When you see the AutoPlay window appear on your computer screen, click HTC Sync Manager.
- If there's no HTC Sync Manager found on your computer, your web browser may automatically open and take you to the HTC website. If not, use the instructions above to download it.
- Download the HTC Sync Manager installer to your computer.
- Double-click the installer you've downloaded to your Desktop.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to install HTC Sync Manager.
The first time you open HTC Sync Manager, the Getting Started window opens, allowing you to add media to your library.
- Open the HTC Sync Manager.
- When you see the Getting Started window, you can choose to:
- Automatically create media library: Automatically search for all music, photos, and videos on your computer and add them to your HTC Sync Manager library.
- Manually create media library: Choose folders to import media files from. You can also inport media files and playlists from other media applications.
- If you chose to manually create your media library:
- Click Music library > Add to choose a folder to import music files from.
- Click Gallery library > Add to choose a folder to import photos and videos from.
Adding new media to HTC Sync Manager automatically
You can set HTC Sync Manager to automatically add media to your library whenever there are new music, photos, or videos on your computer. Simply add the folders that you want HTC Sync Manager to check for new media.
- Do one of the following:
- In the Music library settings:
- Click Add to choose folders that you want HTC Sync Manager to check for new music files.
- Click Import to choose what other media applications on your computer (such as iTunes and Windows Media Player) you want to import music from.
- Click Import playlists to get playlists from other media applications.
- Click Gallery library > Add to choose folders that you want HTC Sync Manager to check for new photos or videos.
- Click Apply to save your settings.
- Click OK.
Importing more media to HTC Sync Manager
To import more music, photos, and videos, just drag them to HTC Sync Manager.
- Click Music > LIBRARY, and then drag a folder (or any music file inside that folder) to the LIBRARY screen.
- Click Gallery > ALBUMS, and then drag a folder (or any photo or video file inside that folder) to the ALBUMS screen.
When you drag a folder or media file, the whole folder will be added as an album to the library. The folder path will also be added to the list of watched folders in the settings.
The HTC Sync Manager main screen
From the main screen, you can see your media libraries and play your media. You can also sync with HTC Android device when it's connected, or import music from a CD in your computer.
- Click Music or Gallery to switch between these two libraries. While you're in one of these libraries, click to return to the previous screen.
- Play a music track or video. Use the controls at the bottom center of the screen to control the playback.
- Click to change settings, check for software updates, and more.
- Click to see a list of connected devices.
What file formats are supported by HTC Sync Manager?
Video formats and codecs:
- 3GP and 3G2 (3rd Generation Partnership Project)
- MP4 (MPEG-4)
Audio formats and codecs:
- AAC and M4A (Advanced Audio Coding)
- FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec)
- AAC and M4A (High Efficiency AAC v1 and v2)
- MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3)
- WAV (Resource Interchange File Format)
- WMA (Windows Media Audio)
- JPEG and JPG
Note: WMA and WAV formats are only supported in Windows.