Customization: T-Mobile SpringBoard

Table of Contents

 

 

Customize (keys, name) – Not supported

We’re sorry, but this feature is not available on your device.

 

 

Home screen

 

Add widget or shortcut

To add a widget or shortcut to the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. Tap the Plus icon on the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
    Note: You can also touch and hold a vacant spot on any Home screen until the customization screen displays.
  2. Tap one of the following options:
    • Widgets
      • Touch and drag the widget to the desired Home screen panel.
    • Apps shortcuts
      • Touch and drag the Application icon to the desired Home screen panel to create a shortcut.
    • More
      • Tap the shortcut you want.

 

Move widget or shortcut

To move a widget or shortcut on the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. On any Home screen, touch and hold a widget or shortcut until you hear a low sound or feel a mild vibration, which tells you that the item is ready to be moved.
  2. Drag the widget or shortcut to a new location.
  3. Release your finger.

 

Remove widget, or shortcut

To remove a widget or shortcut from the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. Touch and hold a widget or shortcut on any Home screen, until you hear a low sound or feel a mild vibration, which tells you that the item is ready to be moved.
  2. Drag the widget or shortcut to the Trash can icon on the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
  3. When the item turns red, release your finger.

 

 

Notification Ringtones

 

Change notification style

To change the notification style, from any Home screen, press the Down Volume key until the Silent Mode icon appears.

 

Change notification ringtone

To change the ringtone or melody, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Sound.
  4. Tap Notification ringtone.
  5. Tap the desired ringtone.
  6. Tap OK.

 

Delete ringtones – Not supported

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Download ringtones

To download free or paid notification ringtone applications, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Market.
  3. If prompted, tap Yes and follow the steps to add a Google account.
  4. If prompted, review Android Market Terms of Service and tap Accept.
  5. Under Categories, tap Personalization.
  6. Locate and tap the ringtone app you want to download.
  7. Tap Download or Buy.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions for purchasing and downloading the application.
    Note: The application downloads and installs. An alert appears on your tablet when download and installation are complete. The icon of the newly installed application appears on the Apps screen in alphabetical order.

 

 

Themes / Wallpaper

 

Screen saver – Not supported

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Theme – Not supported

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Wallpaper – Delete – Not supported

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Download wallpapers

To download free or paid wallpaper applications, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Market.
  3. If prompted, tap Yes and follow the steps to adding a Google account.
  4. If prompted, review Android Market Terms of Service and tap Accept.
  5. Under Categories, tap Live Wallpaper or Personalization.
  6. Locate and tap the wallpaper app you want to download.
  7. Tap Download or Buy.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions for purchasing and downloading the application.
    Note: The application downloads and installs. An alert appears on your tablet when download and installation are complete. The icon of the newly installed application appears on the Apps screen in its correct alphabetical position.

 

Wallpaper – Set

To change the wallpaper image that displays on the background of the display screen, follow these steps:

 

Note: When viewing an image on a web site, tap and hold the image and then tap Set as Wallpaper to set the image as the wallpaper.

 

  1. On any Home screen, tap the Plus icon on the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. Tap one of the following options:
    • Gallery
      1. Locate and tap the image you want.
      2. Touch inside the box and drag the box to the desired location.
      3. Touch and drag the frame edges to resize the box.
      4. Tap OK.
    • Live wallpapers
      1. Scroll to and tap the image you want.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.
    • Wallpapers
      • Scroll to and tap the image you want.