Screen & keyboard: Motorola Moto X

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the Motorola Moto X. Find out more on this page:

 

Backlight

Home screen

Keyboard

Multitasking

 

 

Backlight

Brightness

To make the screen backlight brighter or darker, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness.
  5. Adjust the brightness by sliding to the left or right.
  6. Tap Ok.

 

 

Timeout

To change the time before the backlight times out, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Screen timeout.
  5. Select one of the following:
    • 15 seconds
    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes

 

 

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Home screen

Add widget or shortcut

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap the Widgets tab.
  3. Scroll through the list of available Widgets.
  4. Touch and hold a widget to drag it to the location you want it.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

  1. Locate the Widget or shortcut you want to remove.
  2. Touch and hold the item until it vibrates.
  3. Drag it to the X Remove icon at the top of the screen.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

To change the Home screen wallpaper picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. Touch and hold any blank spot on the Home screen.
  2. Select one of the following locations:
    • Gallery
    • Live Wallpapers
    • Wallpapers
  3. Select the picture you want, and touch Set wallpaper.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

This feature is not available with your device.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Under Keyboards, tap Default.

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

To enter symbols and numbers with the keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. Tap a text entry field.
  2. Tap ?123  to switch to symbols and numbers.
  3. Tap the  =\< key for more symbol options.
  4. Tap ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

 

Text entry mode

To change the text entry or predictive text mode, follow these steps:

 

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Turn on / off haptic feedback

To turn on or turn off haptic feedback vibration, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any home screen tap Applications.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Sound.
  4. Tap Vibrate on touch

 

 

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Multitasking

Turn on / off multitasking

This feature is not supported on this device.

 

 

Switch windows

This feature is not supported on this device.

 

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