Messaging: Motorola DEFY

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E-mail

Account – Add new POP3 or IMAP account

How to add a POP3 or IMAP e-mail account

 

To set up an e-mail account in the e-mail client, follow these  steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Accounts.
  3. Tap Add account.
  4. Tap Email.
  5. Enter your e-mail address.
  6. Enter your password.
  7. Tap Next
  8. If desired, enter an account name.
  9. Enter the name you want to display on  outgoing messages.
  10. Tap Done.

 

Account – Add new Exchange e-mail account

How to add an Exchange e-mail account

 

To set up an e-mail account in the e-mail client, follow these  steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Accounts.
  3. Tap Corporate sync.
  4. Enter your Domain\username.
  5. Enter your Password.
  6. Enter your e-mail address.
  7. Enter the Exchange server account  information.
  8. Tap Next.
  9. Enter a name for your account.
  10. Tap Done.

 

Account – Add new Gmail account

How to add a Gmail account

 

To set up a Gmail account in the e-mail client, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Tap Next.
  4. Tap Create.
  5. Enter a first name, last name, and username.
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Enter a password and confirm the password.
  8. Tap Next.
  9. Tap the security question drop down menu and  tap a question.
  10. In the Answer field, enter your answer.
  11. In the Secondary  Email field, enter an alternative e-mail address.
  12. Tap Create.
  13. Read the terms of service and tap I agree, Next.
  14. Enter the letters from the displayed image.
  15. Tap Next.

 

Account – Change settings

How to change e-mail account settings

 

To change the settings for an e-mail  account, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Accounts.
  3. Tap the account you want to change.
  4. Edit the desired settings.
  5. Tap OK.

 

Account – Delete Account

To delete an e-mail  account, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Accounts.
  3. Long touch the account you want to delete.
  4. Tap Delete Account.
  5. Tap OK.

 

Account – Switch between accounts

How to switch between e-mail accounts

 

To switch between e-mail accounts, follow  these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the e-mail account you want to view.

 

Alert – Set incoming (Android 2.1)

How to turn on or turn off e-mail alerts  from the phone

 

To turn on or turn off  e-mail alerts, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Email Settings.
  5. Tap Notification  settings.
  6. Tap to clear the check box for Notifications.

 

Alert – Set incoming (Android 2.2)

How to turn on or turn off e-mail alerts  from the phone

 

To turn on or turn off  e-mail alerts, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Email Settings.
  5. Tap Notification.
  6. Tap to clear the check box for Notifications.

 

Attachment - Add

How to attach media files to e-mail  messages

 

To attach files to e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, tap the e-mail account you  want to use.
  4. Tap the Plus icon to create a new message.
  5. In the To field, enter the recipient’s e-mail address. Tap the e-mail address if it  displays.
  6. Tap Subject and enter a subject.
  7. Tap the text body and enter your message.
  8. Tap the Menu key.
  9. Tap Attach  Files.
  10. Locate and tap the file you want to attach.
  11. When finished, tap Send.

 

E-mail message - Delete

How to delete e-mail messages

 

To delete e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the  Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Email.
  3. Touch  and hold the e-mail message you want to delete.
  4. Tap Delete.

 

E-mail message - Forward

How to forward e-mail messages

 

To forward e-mail messages, follow these  steps:

 

  1. From the  Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If  necessary, tap the e-mail account you want to use
  4. Tap the  e-mail you  want to forward.
  5. Tap the Forward/Reply icon.
  6. Tap Forward.
  7. Enter  the recipient’s e-mail address in the To field or tap the Contacts icon and  tap the desire contact(s).
  8. Tap the  message text field to open the virtual keyboard.
  9. Enter your  message.
  10. When finished, tap Send.

 

E-mail message - Read

How to read e-mail messages

 

To read e-mail messages, follow  these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, tap the e-mail account you  want to use
  4. Scroll to and tap the e-mail you want to read.

 

E-mail message - Reply

How to reply to e-mail messages

 

To reply to e-mail messages, follow these  steps:

 

  1. From the  Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If  necessary, tap the e-mail account you want to use
  4. Tap the e-mail you wish to reply to.
  5. Tap the Forward/Reply icon.
  6. Tap Reply.
  7. Enter your  message.
  8. When  finished, tap Send.

 

E-mail message - Send

How to send e-mail messages from the phone

 

To write and send e-mail messages, follow  these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, tap the e-mail account you  want to use
  4. Tap the Plus icon to create a new message.
  5. Enter  the recipient’s e-mail address in the To field or tap the Contacts icon and  tap the desire contact(s).
  6. Tap the  message text field to open the virtual keyboard.
  7. Enter your  message.
  8. When  finished, tap Send.

 

Folders – Switch between

How to switch between e-mail folders

 

To switch between e-mail folders within the  e-mail account, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, tap the e-mail account you  want to use
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. Tap Folders.
  6. Tap the desired folder to view.


Inbox - Refresh

How to refresh the e-mail inbox

 

To refresh the e-mail inbox and download  new messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, tap the e-mail account you  want to use
  4. Tap Menu.
  5. Tap Refresh.

 

 

 

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Instant Messaging

AOL® Instant Messenger™ (AIM®)

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BlackBerry Messenger

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Google Talk

Add contact (Android 2.1)

How to add a contact for Google Talk

 

To add a contact for Google Talk, follow these  steps:

 

  1. From the Friends list, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Add  friend.
  3. Enter the friend’s e-mail address.
  4. Tap Send invitation.

 

Add contact (Android 2.2)

How to add a contact for Google Talk

 

To add a contact for Google Talk, follow these  steps:

 

  1. From the Home Screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Talk.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Add friend.
  5. Enter the friend’s e-mail address.
  6. Tap Send invitation.

 

Block contact (Android 2.1)

How to block Google Talk instant messages  (IM)

 

To block instant messages (IM) in Google Talk, follow these  steps:

 

Block


  1. From the Friends list, touch and hold the friend  you want to block.
  2. Tap Block  friend.

Unblock

  1. From the Friends list, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Blocked.
  3. Tap the friend you want to unblock.

 

Block contact (Android 2.2)

How to block Google Talk instant messages  (IM)

 

To block instant messages (IM) in Google Talk, follow these  steps:

 

Block


  1. From the Home Screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Talk.
  3. From the Friends list, tap the Menu key.
  4. Touch and hold the friend you want to block.
  5. Tap Block friend.

 

Unblock


  1. From the Home Screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Talk.
  3. From the Friends list, tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Blocked.
  5. Tap the friend you want to unblock.

 

Delete contact (Android 2.1)

How to delete a contact for Google Talk

 

To delete a contact for Google Talk, follow these  steps:

 

  1. From the Friends list, touch and hold the  friend.
  2. Tap Remove  friend.
  3. Tap OK.

 

Delete contact (Android 2.2)

How to delete a contact for Google Talk

 

To delete a contact for Google Talk, follow these  steps:

 

 

  1. From the Home Screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Talk.
  3. From the Friends list, touch and hold the friend.
  4. Tap Remove friend.
  5. Tap OK.

 

Log in / log out

How to sign in to or sign out of Google  Talk

 

To sign in to or sign out of Google Talk, follow these steps:

 

Sign in


  1. From the Home screen, tap Applications.
  2. Tap Talk.
  3. Tap Next.
  4. Tap one of the following options:
    • Create
      1. Enter your first name in  the First name field.
      2. Tap the Last name field.
      3. Enter your last name.
      4. Tap the Username field.
      5. Enter a username.
      6. Tap Next.
    • Sign In
      1. Tap the Username field to open the virtual  keyboard.
      2. Enter your username.
      3. Tap the Password text field and  enter your password.
      4. Tap Done.
      5. Tap Sign in.
    • Sign out
      1. From Friends list, tap the Menu key.
      2. Tap More.
      3. Tap Sign  out.

 

Send message to contact (Android  2.1)

How to send instant messages (IM) to a  listed contact for Google Talk

 

To send instant messages (IM) to  a contact for Google Talk, follow these steps:

 

  1. From  the Friends list, tap the friend you want to message.
  2. Enter  your message.
  3. Tap Send.

 

Send message to contact (Android 2.2)

How to send instant messages (IM) to a  listed contact for Google Talk

 

To send instant messages (IM) to  a contact for Google Talk, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home Screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Talk.
  3. From the Friends list, tap the friend you want to message.
  4. Enter your message.
  5. Tap Send.

 

Send message to unlisted contact

How to send instant messages (IM) to an  unlisted contact for Google Talk

 

Sending messages to an unlisted contact for Google  Talk is not supported

 

Set away status

How to set away status in Google Talk

 

To set away status for Google Talk, follow these  steps:

 

  1. From  the Friends list, tap the Dot icon  to the right of Status Message
  2. Tap one  of the following options:     
    • Available
    • Busy
    • Invisible


 

ICQ® instant messenger

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Windows Live™ Messenger

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Yahoo!® Messenger

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MMS (picture / video messaging)

Delete message (Android 2.1)

How to delete picture or video messages  (MMS)

 

To delete picture messages (MMS),  follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Text messaging.
  4. Locate the message you want to delete.
  5. Touch and hold the message.
  6. Tap Delete  conversation.
  7. Tap Yes.


Delete message (Android 2.2)

How to delete picture or video messages  (MMS)

 

To delete picture messages (MMS),  follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Text messaging.
  4. Locate the message you want to delete.
  5. Touch and hold the message.
  6. Tap Delete  conversation.
  7. Tap Delete.

 

Read messages

How to read or view picture messages (MMS)

 

To read or view picture or video messages  (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap text messaging.
  4. Scroll to and tap the message you want to  view.

 

 

Send picture - Saved

How to send saved pictures as picture messages  (MMS)

 

To send saved pictures as picture  messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Gallery.
  3. Tap the desired folder and picture.
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. Tap Share.
  6. Tap Text Messaging.
  7. Perform one of the following actions:   
    • In the To field, enter the recipient’s phone  number.
    • Tap the Contacts icon and tap the desired  contact(s). Tap Add.
  8. Tap the Enter  message here text field.
  9. Enter your message.
  10. When finished, tap Send.

 

Send picture - Take new

How to take and send picture messages (MMS)

 

To take and send picture messages  (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Frame the subject.
  4. Tap the Shutter icon to take the photo.
  5. Tap the photo you just took.
  6. Tap Share.
  7. Tap Text Messaging.
  8. Perform  one of the following actions:       
    • In the To field, enter the recipient’s phone  number.
    • Tap the Contacts icon and tap the desired  contact(s). Tap Add.
  9. Enter your message.
  10. When finished, tap Send.

 

Send video - Saved

How to send saved videos as videos messages  (MMS)

 

To saved videos as video messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Gallery.
  3. Tap the desired folder.
  4. Tap Menu.
  5. Tap Share.
  6. Tap Text Messaging.
  7. Perform one of the following actions:     
    • In the To field, enter the recipient’s phone  number.
    • Tap the Contacts icon and tap the desired  contact(s). Tap Add.
  8. Tap the Enter  message here text field.
  9. Enter the text of your message.
  10. Tap Send.

 

Send video – Take new

How to take and send video messages (MMS)

 

To take and send video messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Camcorder.
  3. Frame the subject.
  4. Tap the Record button to start recording.
  5. Tap the Stop button to stop.
  6. Tap the video you just recorded.
  7. Tap Share.
  8. Tap Text Messaging.
  9. Perform  one of the following actions:       
    • In the To field, enter the recipient’s phone  number.
    • Tap the Contacts icon and tap the desired  contact(s). Tap Add.
  10. Enter your message.
  11. When finished, tap Send.

 

Voice Notes - Delete

How to delete Voice Notes

 

Deleting Voice Notes is not supported

 

Voice Notes - Record / save

How to record Voice Notes

 

Recording Voice  Notes is not supported

 

 

Voice Notes - Send

How to send Voice Notes

 

Sending Voice Notes is not supported.

 

 

 

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SMS (text messaging)

Add/View service center number

We’re sorry, but this is not an available feature on your particular phone model.

 

Delete message (Android 2.1)

How to delete text messages (SMS)

 

To delete text messages (SMS), follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Text messaging.
  4. Locate the message you want to delete.
  5. Touch and hold the message.
  6. Tap Delete  conversation.
  7. Tap Yes.

 

Delete message (Android 2.2)

How to delete text messages (SMS)

 

To delete text messages (SMS), follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Text messaging.
  4. Locate the message you want to delete.
  5. Touch and hold the message.
  6. Tap Delete  conversation.
  7. Tap Delete.

 

Read message

How to read text messages (SMS)

 

To read text messages (SMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Text Messaging.
  4. Scroll to and tap the message you want to  view

 

Send message

How to write and send text messages (SMS)

 

To write and send text messages (SMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Text messaging.
  4. Tap the Plus icon to create a new message.
  5. Enter your message
  6. Tap Send


 

 

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Social Networking

Add accounts

How to add social networking accounts to  widgets

 

To add social networking accounts to widgets,  follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications key.
  2. Tap Accounts.
  3. Tap Add  account.
  4. Tap the icon for the desired account.
  5. Enter your login information.
  6. Tap Next.

 

Delete accounts

How to delete social networking accounts  from widgets

 

To delete social networking accounts from  widgets, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications key.
  2. Tap Accounts.
  3. Tap the account you want to delete.
  4. Tap Remove  account.
  5. Tap Yes to confirm.

 

Update your status

 

To update the status on widgets, follow  these steps:

 

  1. Tap the Menu Key.
  2. Tap Set Status.
  3. Enter your status.
    Note: If you have more than one account, you can  use the drop down menu to limit the accounts you update.
  4. Tap Post.

 

View accounts

How to view social networking accounts in  widgets

 

To view social networking accounts in  widgets, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch and slide the screen to  the left.
  2. Tap the Accounts icon.

 

 

 

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Text entry

Choose text entry mode

How to change the text entry method and  choose input mode options

 

There are multiple methods to enter text into text fields. To switch  between text entry modes (such as predictive text mode, manual text mode, and  uppercase or lowercase), follow these steps:

 

  1. From any text field, touch and hold the  screen until the Edit text menu  displays.
  2. Tap Input  method.
  3. Tap one of the input methods:
  4. Swype
  5. Multi-touch keyboard


Copy, cut, and paste

How to cut, copy, or paste text

 

To cut, copy, or paste text in a text field or message, follow these  steps:

 

  1. From any text field, touch and hold the text  field.
  2. Tap Select text.
  3. Slide the sliders to select text.
  4. Touch and hold the selected text.
  5. Tap Copy or Cut.
  6. Touch and hold a text field where you want  to paste the text.
  7. Tap Paste.

 

Delete text

How to delete or erase text

 

To delete or erase text from a text field or message, follow these  steps:

 

  1. Tap the Delete key to delete letters.
  2. Touch  and hold the Delete key to delete  words.

 

Enter symbols and numbers

How to enter symbols or numbers in a text  field

 

To insert punctuation, numbers, and symbols  while entering text on the phone, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any text screen, tap the text entry  field to open the virtual keyboard.
  2. Tap SYM to switch to numbers and symbols.
  3. Tap 123  ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

On-screen keyboard settings

How to adjust on-screen keyboard settings

 

To adjust on-screen keyboard settings, follow these  steps:

 

  1. From the Home  screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language  & keyboard.
  4. Tap any of the following options:     
    • Select locale
    • Input method
    • Swype
    • Multi-touch keyboard
    • User dictionary


Enter text using Swype

How to enter text using Swype

 

To enter text using Swype, follow these steps:

  1. Tap the first  letter of the word that you want to enter.
    Note: Do not lift your finger from  the screen.
  2. Drag your finger from the first letter to the  second letter and continue dragging to the next letter until you reach the last  letter in the word.
  3. Lift your finger from the screen.
  4. If prompted, tap the word from the list displayed.

 

 

 

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Text to speech

Set up and turn on

How to set up and turn on text-to-speech  speech synthesis

 

The text-to-speech feature allows  applications to speak a string of text. To set up voice data for speech  synthesis, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home  screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap Text-to-speech.
  4. Tap Install  voice data.
    Note: If text-to-voice is already installed, this  option is grayed out.

 

Settings

How to change the text-to-speech settings

 

To change the text-to-speech settings,  follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home  screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap Text-to-speech.
  4. Tap any of the following settings to edit:     
    • Speech rate
    • Language

 

 

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