Phone book & contacts: T-Mobile Dash 3G

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Caller groups

Caller groups are not supportedWe’re sorry, but this is not an available feature on your particular device mode.

 

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Mobile Backup (WM 6.5)

Activate Mobile Backup

How to activate Mobile Backup.


To activate Mobile Backup on the phone, follow these steps:


Note: Do not use Mobile Backup if you synchronize data with other applications such as ActiveSync and Microsoft MyPhone.


  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Device Management.
  3. Scroll to and select Mobile Backup.
  4. Select Yes.
  5. Select Yes to copy contacts from the SIM card to the phone memory, if desired.
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Auto-sync contacts

How to automatically synchronize contacts with T-Mobile.com using Mobile Backup.


To automatically synchronize contacts with T-Mobile.com using Mobile Backup, follow these steps:


Note: Do not use Mobile Backup if you synchronize data with other applications such as ActiveSync and Microsoft MyPhone.


  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Device Management.
  3. Scroll to and select Mobile Backup.
  4. Scroll to and select Sync mode.
  5. Select the Sync mode drop-down menu.
  6. Scroll to and select Always in sync.
  7. Select OK.
  8. Read the conflict warning and select OK.

 

Copy contacts manually

How to manually copy contacts using Mobile Backup.


To manually copy contacts using Mobile Backup, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Device Management.
  3. Scroll to and select Mobile Backup.
  4. Scroll to and select Sync mode.
  5. Select the Sync mode drop-down menu.
  6. Scroll to and select Manual sync.
  7. Select OK.
  8. Scroll to and select Sync now.

 

Synchronize calendar

Synchronizing the calendar is not supported.


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

 

Synchronize tasks

Synchronizing tasks is not supported.


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

 

View synchronization settings

How to view the Mobile Backup synchronization settings.


To view the Mobile Backup synchronization settings, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Device Management.
  3. Scroll to and select Mobile Backup.
  4. Scroll to and select Sync mode.
  5. View the Sync mode setting.

 

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myFaves

Basic functions

Access

How to access myFaves.


To access myFaves, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles
  2. Scroll right or left to view your myFaves contacts.
     

 

Call contacts

How to make an outgoing call to a myFaves contact.


To make a call to a myFaves contact, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll to the desired myFaves contact.
  2. Press the green Send key.
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Change myFaves menu style

How to change the myFaves menu style.


To change the myFaves menu style, follow these steps:


Note: You can scroll through the myFaves contact menu as either a list (default) or a circle.


  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select myFaves Settings.
  3. Select Menu style.
  4. Scroll to and select either List or Circle.
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Download new icons

How to download myFaves icons.


To download new myFaves icons, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Internet Explorer.
  3. Select Downloads.
  4. Scroll to and select Pics & Icons.
  5. Scroll to and select myFaves Icons to download.
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Hide/show myFaves main display


Hiding and showing the myFaves main display is not supported


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


 

Refresh myFaves


How to refresh the myFaves contact list


If the wrong myFaves contacts appear, refresh to match the current contact list that is stored with T-Mobile.


To refresh your myFaves contacts, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select myFaves Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Refresh myFaves.
  4. Select OK.
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View activity log


How to view the myFaves activity log


To view the myFaves activity log, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the myFaves contact.
  2. Select Activity log.

 

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Icons

Change icon - crop existing picture and assign to contact


How to change the icon for a myFaves contact using an existing picture


To change the icon for a myFaves contact using a picture you have saved, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the myFaves contact.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Select Edit Profile.
  4. Scroll to and select Change Icon or the icon file name.
  5. Scroll to and select My Pictures.
  6. Scroll to and select the desired image.
  7. Move the circle to the desired location.
  8. Select Crop.
  9. Select Save.
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Change Icon - take new picture and assign to contact


How to change the icon for a myFaves contact by taking a new picture


To change the icon for a myFaves contact by taking a new picture with the camera on the device, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select the myFaves contact.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Select Edit Profile.
  4. Scroll to and select Change Icon.
  5. Select Take Picture.
  6. Frame subject in the view screen.
  7. Press the trackball to take the picture.
  8. Press the trackball again to select the image.
  9. Move the circle to the desired location.
  10. Select Crop.
  11. Select Save.

 

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Manage Contacts

Add myFaves contact from phone


How to add a new contact to myFaves


To add a new contact or an existing phone book entry to myFaves, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll to and select an unassigned circle.
  2. Select Create New or Get From Contacts.
  3. Scroll to and select the contact or enter the contact’s name and phone number.
  4. Select Save.
  5. Select Yes.
  6. Select OK.
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Change order of contacts


How to change the order of myFaves contacts


To change the order of myFaves contacts on the display screen, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
  3. Select Options.
  4. Scroll to and select Change Order.
  5. Scroll to the new position.
  6. Select Done.
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Edit contact information


How to edit myFaves contact information


To edit myFaves contact names, numbers, icons, and ringtones, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
  3. Select Options.
  4. Select Edit Profile.
  5. Scroll to and select from the following to edit contact information. 
    • Name
    • Number
    • Icon
    • Ringtone
    • Birthday
    • Anniversary
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Replace contact


How to replace a myFaves contact


To replace an existing myFaves contact with another contact, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
  3. Select Options.
  4. Scroll to and select Replace Contact.
  5. Select Create New or Get From Contacts.
  6. Follow the instructions in the Add myFaves contact section to add a new contact.
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Set anniversary reminder


How to set an anniversary reminder for a myFaves contact


To set an anniversary reminder for a myFaves contact, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
  3. Select Options.
  4. Select Edit Profile.
  5. Scroll to and select Anniversary.
  6. Enter the anniversary date, if it is not already entered.
  7. Scroll to and select Reminder.
  8. Enter the desired number of days before the event for your reminder.
  9. Scroll to and select Popup.
  10. Enter the time of the reminder.
  11. Select Save.
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Set birthday reminder


How to set a birthday reminder for a myFaves contact


To set a birthday reminder for a myFaves contact, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
  3. Select Options.
  4. Select Edit Profile.
  5. Scroll to and select Birthday.
  6. Enter the birthday date, if it is not already entered.
  7. Scroll to and select Reminder.
  8. Enter the desired number of days before the event for your reminder.
  9. Scroll to and select Popup.
  10. Enter the time of the reminder.
  11. Select Save.

 

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Messaging

Send audio postcard


How to send audio postcards to a myFaves contact


To send audio postcards to a myFaves contact, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
  3. Scroll to and select Send Audio Postcard.
  4. Scroll right or left to the desired postcard frame.
  5. Frame subject in the view screen.
  6. Press the trackball to take the picture.
  7. Press the trackball again to save the picture and record an audio message.
  8. Select Record to start recording audio.
  9. Select Stop to end the recording.
  10. Select Send.
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Send e-mail message


How to send e-mail messages to a myFaves contact


To send e-mail messages to a myFaves contact, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
  3. Scroll to and select Send Email.
  4. Select specific e-mail address, if prompted.
  5. Scroll to and select your preferred e-mail application.
  6. Enter the message subject and content.
  7. Select Send.
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Send instant message (IM)


How to send instant messages (IM) to a myFaves contact


To send instant messages (IM) to a myFaves contact, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
  3. Scroll to and select Send IM.
  4. Scroll to and select your preferred IM application.
  5. Refer to the Instant Messaging section for instructions on sending an IM.
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Send picture / video message (MMS)


How to send picture or video messages (MMS) to a myFaves contact


To send pictures or videos as picture messages (MMS) to a myFaves contact, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
    • To send a picture
      1. Scroll to and select Send Picture.
      2. Select from the following:
        • Take Picture
        • My Pictures
      3. Scroll to and select the desired picture.
      4. Select Yes to confirm.
    • To send video
      1. Scroll to and select Send Video.
      2. Select from the following: 
        • Take Video
        • My Videos
      3. Scroll to and select the desired video.
      4. Select Yes to confirm.

 

Send text message (SMS)


How to write and send text messages (SMS) to a myFaves contact


To write and send text messages (SMS) to a myFaves contact, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
  3. Scroll to and select Send Message.
  4. Enter your message.
  5. Select Send.
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Send Voice Note


How to record and send Voice Notes to a myFaves contact


Voice Notes are audio clips within multimedia messages (MMS), which allows you to leave a message without calling or leaving voicemail.


To record and send Voice Notes to a myFaves contact, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, scroll down to the myFaves circles.
  2. Select the desired myFaves contact.
  3. Scroll to and select Send Message.
  4. Select Menu.
  5. Scroll to and select Insert.
  6. Scroll to and select Audio.
  7. Select Menu.
  8. Scroll to and select Capture Audio.
  9. Select Record to start recording audio.
  10. Select Stop to end the recording.
  11. Select Play to listen to your message, if desired.
  12. Select Menu.
  13. Select Add.
  14. Select Send.

 

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Phone book

Access

How to view all phone book contacts


To view all the phone book contacts, follow these steps:


From the Home screen, select Contacts.      OR


  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Contacts.

 

Add contact to phone book

How to add, create, or save a phone book entry to the device memory


To add a new phone book entry to the internal memory, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, enter the phone number.
  2. Select Save.
  3. Select New Contact.
  4. Select SIM Contact.
  5. Enter First name, Last name, Number, and/or Number type.
  6. Select Save.

 

Add contact to SIM

How to add, create, or save a contact entry to the SIM card phone book


To add a new contact entry to the SIM card phone book, follow these steps:


Note: In order to add contacts directly to the SIM card, the default saving setting must be set to SIM card or Ask on saving.


  1. From the Home screen, enter the phone number.
  2. Select Save.
  3. Select New Contact.
  4. Select SIM Contact.
  5. Enter the contact’s name and number.
  6. Select Done.

 

Assign picture or ringtone Caller ID

Please see Call Functions > Caller ID > Picture ID or Ringer ID.

 

Assign speed dial to contact

How to add a contact to speed dial


To assign a contact to speed dial, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, select Contacts.
  2. Scroll to and select the desired contact.
  3. Select Menu.
  4. Select Add to Speed Dial.
  5. Scroll to and select Keypad assignment.
  6. Scroll to and select the desired speed dial number.
  7. Select Done.

 

Copy contact - Phone to SIM

How to copy contact entries from the device memory to the SIM card


To copy contacts from the device memory to the SIM card, follow these steps


  1. From the Home screen, select Contacts.
  2. Scroll to and select the desired contact.
  3. Select Menu.
  4. Select Save to SIM.
  5. Select Done.

 

Copy multiple contacts - Phone to SIM

 

To copy multiple contacts from the phone to the SIM card, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Contacts.
  2. Select Menu, SIM Manager.
  3. Select Menu, Contacts to SIM.
  4. Select Menu, Check All.
  5. Select Save.

 

Copy contact - SIM to Phone

How to copy contact entries from the SIM card to the device memory


To copy contacts from the SIM card memory to the device memory, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, select Contacts.
  2. Scroll to the contact you wish to copy.
  3. Select Menu.
  4. Select SIM Manager.
  5. Select Menu.
  6. Select Save to Contacts.
  7. Select OK.

 

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