Messaging: Google Nexus One

Table of Contents

 

 

 

 

 

E-mail

 

Account - Add new POP3 or IMAP account

 

How to add a POP3 or IMAP e-mail account

 

To set up a POP3 or IMAP e-mail account in the e-mail client, follow these steps:

 

Add first account with automatic setup

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the Email address field.
  4. Enter your e-mail address.
  5. Tap the Password field.
  6. Enter your password.
  7. Tap Done.
  8. Tap Next.
        Note: The e-mail server automatically completes account setup for standard Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo! POP3 and IMAP accounts.
  9. Tap OK.
  10. If desired, enter an account name.
  11. Tap Done.
  12. Enter the name you want to display on outgoing messages.
  13. Tap Done.
  14. When finished, tap Done.

 

Add first account with manual setup

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the Email address field.
  4. Enter your e-mail address.
  5. Tap the Password field.
  6. Enter your password.
  7. Tap Done.
  8. Tap Manual setup.
  9. Select one of the following options:
    • POP3 account
    • IMAP account
  10. If desired, scroll through and tap to add or change e-mail configuration settings.
  11. When finished, tap Done.
  12. Tap Next.
  13. Tap Finish.

 

Add more accounts with automatic setup

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the Menu  key.
  4. Tap Accounts.
  5. Tap the Menu  key.
  6. Tap Add account.
  7. Tap the Email address field.
  8. Enter your e-mail address.
  9. Tap the Password field.
  10. Enter your password.
  11. Tap Done.
  12. If desired, tap to select Send email from this account by default.
  13. Tap Next.
        Note: The e-mail server automatically completes account setup for standard Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo! POP3 and IMAP accounts.
  14. Tap OK.
  15. If desired, enter an account name.
  16. Tap Done.
  17. Enter the name you want to display on outgoing messages.
  18. Tap Done.
  19. When finished, tap Done.

 

Add more accounts with manual setup

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the Menu  key.
  4. Tap Accounts.
  5. Tap the Menu  key.
  6. Tap Add account.
  7. Tap the Email address field.
  8. Enter your e-mail address.
  9. Tap the Password field.
  10. Enter your password.
  11. Tap Done.
  12. If desired, tap to select Send email from this account by default.
  13. Tap Next.
  14. Tap Manual setup.
  15. Select one of the following options:
  16.      
    • POP3 account
    • IMAP account
    •   
  17. If desired, scroll through and tap to add or change e-mail configuration settings.
  18. When finished, tap Done.
  19. Tap Next.
  20. Tap Finish.

 

Account - Add new Exchange e-mail account

 

How to add an Exchange e-mail account

 

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

 

Note: To receive e-mail messages, you must sign up for the appropriate data plan, and your corporate e-mail must use Microsoft Exchange server.

 

Add first account

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the Email address field.
  4. Enter your e-mail address.
  5. Tap the Password field.
  6. Enter your password.
  7. Tap Done.
  8. Tap Manual setup.
  9. Tap Exchange.
  10. If prompted, view the tutorial.
  11. Enter the Exchange server address, domain, and security type.
        Note: Contact your system administrator if you do not have this information.
  12. Tap Next.
  13. Verify the data synchronization settings.
  14. Tap Next.
  15. Tap the Account name field.
  16. Enter a name for your account.
  17. Tap Done.

 

Add more accounts

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the Menu  key.
  4. Tap Accounts.
  5. Tap the Menu  key.
  6. Tap Add account.
  7. Tap the Email address field.
  8. Enter your e-mail address.
  9. Tap the Password field.
  10. Enter your password.
  11. Tap Done.
  12. Tap Manual setup.
  13. Tap Exchange.
  14. If prompted, view the tutorial.
  15. Enter the Exchange server address, domain, and security type.
        Note: Contact your system administrator if you do not have this information.
  16. Tap Next.
  17. Verify the data synchronization settings.
  18. Tap Next.
  19. Tap the Account name field.
  20. Enter a name for your account.
  21. 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:

 

Add first account

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. If prompted, review tips for adding a Google account.
  4. Tap Next.
  5. Tap Sign in.
  6. Tap the Username field.
  7. Enter your username in the form of username@gmail.com.
  8. Tap the Password field.
  9. Enter your password.
  10. Tap Done.
  11. Tap Sign in.

 

Add more accounts

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Tap the Menu  key.
  4. Tap Accounts.
  5. Tap Add account.
  6. If prompted, review tips for adding a Google account.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Tap Sign in.
  9. Tap the Username field.
  10. Enter your username in the form of username@gmail.com.
  11. Tap the Password field.
  12. Enter your password.
  13. Tap Done.
  14. Tap Sign in.
        Note: If prompted, enable or disable data backup to complete setup.

 

Account - Change settings

 

How to change e-mail account settings

 

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

 

Edit e-mail account

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Locate and tap the e-mail account you want to change.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap Account settings.
  6. Scroll through and tap to edit the desired settings.

 

Edit Gmail account

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Locate and tap the Gmail account you want to change.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap More.
  6. Tap Settings.
  7. Scroll through and tap to edit the desired settings.

 

Account - Delete

 

How to delete an e-mail account

 

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Locate, touch, and hold the e-mail account you want to change.
  4. Tap Remove account.
  5. Tap OK.

 

Account - Switch between accounts

 

How to switch between e-mail accounts

 

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

 

Switch between e-mail accounts

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Locate and tap the e-mail account you want to view.

 

Switch between Gmail accounts

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Locate and tap the Gmail account you want to view.

 

Alert - Set incoming

 

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

 

To turn on or turn off alerts, follow these steps:

 

Turn on or turn off e-mail alerts

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Locate and tap the e-mail account you want to edit.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap Account settings.
  6. Under Notification settings, tap to select and edit from the following options:    
    • Email notifications
    • Select ringtone
    • Vibrate
    •   

 

 

Turn on or turn off Gmail alerts

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Locate and tap the Gmail account you want to edit.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap More.
  6. Tap Settings.
  7. Under Notification settings, tap to select and edit the following options:    
    • Email notifications
    • Select ringtone
    • Vibrate
    •   

 

Attachment - Add

 

How to add attachments to e-mail messages

 

To add attachments to e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

Add attachment to e-mail

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the e-mail account you want to use.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap Compose.
  6. Tap the To field.
  7. Enter the e-mail address or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  8. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  9. Tap the Subject field.
  10. Enter a subject.
  11. Tap the Compose Mail field.
  12. Enter the text of your e-mail.
  13. Tap the Menu  key.
  14. Tap Add attachment.
  15. Locate and tap the file you want to attach.
  16. When finished, tap Send.

 

Add attachment to Gmail

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the Gmail account you want to use.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap Compose.
  6. Tap the To field.
  7. Enter the e-mail address or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  8. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  9. Tap the Subject field.
  10. Enter a subject.
  11. Tap the Compose Mail field.
  12. Enter the text of your message.
  13. Tap the Menu  key.
  14. Tap Attach.
  15. Locate and tap the file you want to attach.
  16. When finished, tap Send.

 

E-mail message - Delete

 

How to delete e-mail messages

 

To delete e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

Delete e-mail message

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the e-mail account you want to use.
  4. Scroll to, touch, and hold the e-mail message you want to delete.
  5. Tap Delete.

 

Delete Gmail message

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the Gmail account you want to use.
  4. Scroll to, touch, and hold the message you want to delete.
  5. Tap Delete.

E-mail message - Forward

 

How to forward e-mail messages

 

To forward e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

Forward e-mail message

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.  
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the e-mail account you want to use.
  4. Scroll to, touch, and hold the e-mail you want to forward.
  5. Tap Forward.
  6. Tap the To field.
  7. Enter the e-mail address or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  8. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  9. Tap the Compose Mail field.
  10. Enter the text of your e-mail.
  11. When finished, tap Send.

 

Forward Gmail message

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the Gmail account you want to use.
  4. Scroll to and tap the message you want to forward.
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the e-mail and tap Forward.
  6. Tap the To field.
  7. Enter the e-mail address or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  8. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  9. Tap the Compose Mail field.
  10. Enter the text of your message.
  11. When finished, tap Send.

 

E-mail message - Read

 

How to read e-mail messages

 

To read e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

Read e-mail message

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the e-mail account you want to view.
  4. Scroll to and tap the e-mail you want to read.

 

Read Gmail message

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the Gmail 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:

 

Reply to e-mail message

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the e-mail account you want to use.
  4. Scroll to and tap the e-mail to which you want to reply.
  5. Tap Reply or Reply all.
  6. Tap the Compose Mail field.
  7. Enter the text of your e-mail.
  8. When finished, tap Send.

 

Reply to Gmail message

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the Gmail account you want to use.
  4. Scroll to and tap the message to which you want to reply.
  5. Tap Reply or Reply to all.
  6. Tap the Compose Mail field.
  7. Enter the text of your message.
  8. When finished, tap Send.

 

E-mail message - Send

 

How to send e-mail messages from the phone

 

Note: You must add your e-mail account before starting this procedure. See How to add a POP3 or IMAP e-mail account link to Account - Add new POP3 or IMAP account or How to add a Gmail account link to Account - Add new Gmail account. To write and send e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

Send e-mail message

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the e-mail account you want to use.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap Compose.
  6. Tap the To field.
  7. Enter the e-mail address or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  8. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  9. Tap the Subject field.
  10. Enter a subject.
  11. Tap the Compose Mail field.
  12. Enter the text of your e-mail.
  13. Tap the Menu  key.
  14. Tap Add attachment.
  15. Locate and tap the file you want to attach.
  16. When finished, tap Send.

 

Send Gmail message

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the Gmail account you want to use.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap Compose.
  6. Tap the To field.
  7. Enter the e-mail address or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  8. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  9. Tap the Subject field.
  10. Enter a subject.
  11. Tap the Compose Mail field.
  12. Enter the text of your message.
  13. Tap the Menu  key.
  14. Tap Attach.
  15. Locate and tap the file you want to attach.
  16. When finished, tap Send.

 

Folders - Switch between

 

How to switch between e-mail folders

 

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

 

Switch between e-mail folders

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the e-mail account you want to use.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap Folders.
  6. Scroll to and tap the folder you want to view.

 

Switch between Gmail folders

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the Gmail account you want to use.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap Go to labels.
  6. Scroll to and tap the label you want to view.

 

Edit automatic synchronization - Turn on / off

 

How to turn on and turn off automatic synchronization

 

To turn on or turn off automatic synchronization, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu  key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Under Manage accounts, tap the desired account.
  5. Tap Sync Contacts to turn on or turn off automatic synchronization for Contacts.
  6. Tap Sync Gmail to turn on or turn off automatic synchronization for Gmail.
  7. Tap Sync Calendar to turn on or turn off automatic synchronization for Calendars.
  8. If desired, tap the Menu  key to begin manual synchronization.
  9. Tap Sync now.

 

Inbox - Refresh

 

How to refresh the e-mail inbox

 

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

 

Refresh e-mail inbox

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the e-mail account you want to use.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap Refresh.

 

Refresh Gmail inbox

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. If necessary, scroll to and tap the Gmail account you want to use.
  4. Tap the Menu  key.
  5. Tap Refresh.

 

 

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Instant Messaging

 

Google Talk


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 the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Talk.
  3. If prompted, review the Welcome message.
  4. Tap Next.
  5. Tap Sign in.
  6. Select one of the following options:  
    • Create              
      1. If prompted, review tips for adding a Google account.
      2. Tap the Username field.
      3. Enter your username in the form of username@gmail.com.
      4. Tap the Password field.
      5. Enter your password.
      6. Tap Done.
      7. Tap Sign in.
      8.         
    • Sign In              
      1. Tap the Username field.
      2. Enter your username in the form of username@gmail.com.
      3. Tap the Password field.
      4. Enter your password.
      5. Tap Done.
      6. Tap Sign in.
      7.       
    • Sign out            
      1. From the Friends list, tap the Menu key.
      2. Tap Sign out.
      3.       

 

Add a friend

 

How to add a friend in Google Talk

 

To add a friend in Google Talk, follow these steps:

 

Note: See How to sign in to or sign out of Google Talk link to Log in / log out.

 

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

 

Block a friend

 

How to block or unblock Google Talk instant messages (IM)

 

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

 

Note: See How to sign in to or sign out of Google Talk link to Log in / log out.

 

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 More.
  3. Tap Blocked.
  4. Tap the friend you want to unblock.
  5. Tap OK.

 

Delete a friend

 

How to delete a friend in Google Talk

 

To delete a friend in Google Talk, follow these steps:

 

Note: See How to sign in to or sign out of Google Talk link to Log in / log out.

 

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

 

Send message to a friend

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed friend in Google Talk

 

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

 

Note: See How to sign in to or sign out of Google Talk link to Log in / log out.

 

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

 

Send message to an unlisted friend - Not supported

 

Sending messages to unlisted friends is not supported

 

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

 

Set / change status

 

How to set or change status in Google Talk

 

To set or change status in Google Talk, follow these steps:

 

Note: See How to sign in to or sign out of Google Talk link to Log in / log out.

 

  1. From the Friends list, tap the Status icon.
  2. Tap the drop-down menu.
  3. Select one of the following options:
    • Available
    • Busy
    • Invisible

 

 

AOL® Instant Messenger™ (AIM®) - Not supported

 

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) is not supported

 

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

ICQ® instant messenger - Not supported

 

ICQ is not supported

 

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

 

Windows Live™ Messenger - Not supported

 

Windows Live Messenger is not supported

 

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

Yahoo!® Messenger - Not supported

 

Yahoo! Messenger is not supported

 

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

 

 

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MMS (picture / video messaging)

 

Delete message

 

How to delete picture or video messages (MMS)

 

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Locate the message you want to delete.
  4. Touch and hold the message.
  5. Tap Delete thread.
  6. Tap Delete.

 

Read messages

 

How to read or view picture messages (MMS)

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. 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 Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gallery.
  3. Locate and tap the folder that contains the image file you want to send.
  4. Touch and hold the file.
  5. Tap Share.
  6. Tap Messaging.
  7. Tap the To field.
  8. Enter the phone number or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  9. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  10. Tap the Menu  key to view more editing features, add attachments, and select additional recipient and delivery options.
  11. When finished, tap Send MMS.

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 Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Menu  key.
  4. Tap Compose.
  5. Tap the To field.
  6. Enter the phone number or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  7. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  8. Tap the Type to compose field.
  9. Enter the text of your message.
  10. Tap the Menu  key.
  11. Tap Attach.
  12. Tap Capture picture.
  13. Frame the subject.
  14. Tap the Camera icon to take the photo.
  15. When finished, tap OK.
  16. Tap the Menu  key to view more editing features, add attachments, and select additional recipient and delivery options.
  17. When finished, tap Send MMS.

Send video - Saved

 

How to send saved videos as videos messages (MMS)

 

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

 

  1.     From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gallery.
  3. Locate and tap the folder that contains the video file you want to send.
  4. Touch and hold the file.
  5. Tap Share.
  6. Tap Messaging.
  7. Tap the To field.
  8. Enter the phone number or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  9. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  10. Tap the Menu  key to view more editing features, add attachments, and select additional recipient and delivery options.
  11. When finished, tap Send MMS.

 

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 Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Menu  key.
  4. Tap Compose.
  5. Tap the To field.
  6. Enter the phone number or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  7. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  8. Tap the Type to compose field.
  9. Enter the text of your message.
  10. Tap the Menu  key.
  11. Tap Attach.
  12. Tap Capture video.
  13. Tap the Record icon to begin recording.
  14. Tap the Stop icon to stop recording.
  15. Tap the Play icon to review video.
  16. When finished, tap OK.
  17. Tap the Menu  key to view more editing features, add attachments, and select additional recipient and delivery options.
  18. When finished, tap Send MMS.

 

Voice Notes - Delete

 

How to delete Voice Notes

 

To delete Voice Notes, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Gallery.
  3. Locate and tap the folder that contains the voice file you want to delete.
  4. Touch and hold the file.
  5. Tap Delete.
  6. Tap OK.

 

Voice Notes - Send

 

How to send Voice Notes

 

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

 

To send Voice Notes, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Menu  key.
  4. Tap Compose.
  5. Tap the To field.
  6. Enter the phone number or contact name.
        Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.
  7. If the contact appears, tap the contact.
  8. Tap the Type to compose field.
  9. Enter the text of your message.
  10. Tap the Menu  key.
  11. Tap Attach.
  12. Tap Record audio.
  13. Tap the Record icon to begin recording.
  14. Tap the Stop icon to stop recording.
  15. Tap the Play icon to review audio.
  16. When finished, tap Use this recording.
  17. Tap the Menu  key to view more editing features, add attachments, and select additional recipient and delivery options.
  18. When finished, tap Send MMS.

 

 

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SMS (text messaging)

 

Service center number - Locate / view - Not supported

 

Adding or changing the service center number is not supported

 

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

 

Delete message

 

How to delete text messages (SMS)

 

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

 

Delete all text messages

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.

2.    Tap Messaging.

3.    Tap the Menu  key.

4.    Tap Delete threads.

5.    Tap Delete.

 

Delete individual text messages

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.

2.    Tap Messaging.

3.    Locate the message you want to delete.

4.    Touch and hold the message.

5.    Tap Delete thread.

6.    Tap Delete.

 

Read message

 

How to read text messages (SMS)

 

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

 

Read from new alerts

 

1.    When you receive a new message alert, from any screen, touch the upper right corner of the display and slide your finger down to open the Notification screen.

2.    Tap the message you want to read.

 

Read from the inbox

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.

2.    Tap Messaging.

3.    Locate and tap the message you want to read.

 

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 Launcher  button.

2.    Tap Messaging.

3.    Tap the Menu  key.

4.    Tap Compose.

5.    Tap the To field.

6.    Enter the phone number or contact name.
Note: Contacts appear as you enter text.

7.    If the contact appears, tap the contact.

8.    Tap the Type to compose field.

9.    Enter the text of your message.

10.  Tap the Menu  key to view more editing features, add attachments, and select additional recipient and delivery options.

11.  When finished, tap Send.

 

 

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Social Networking - Facebook

 

Log in / out

 

How to log in to or log out of Facebook

 

To log in to or log out of Facebook, follow these steps:

 

Log in

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.

2.    Tap Facebook.

3.    If prompted, review the End-User License Agreement.

4.    Tap I agree.

5.    Tap the Email field.

6.    Enter your Facebook e-mail address.

7.    Tap the Password field.

8.    Enter your Facebook password.

9.    Tap Login.

10.  Tap Next.

11.  If prompted, review the Helpful tips.

12.  Tap Finish.

13.  Tap the Facebook icon to access the following options:

 

  • News Feed
  • Profile
  • Friends
  • Photos
  • Events
  • Messages
  • Requests

 

 

Log out

 

1.    From any Facebook screen, tap the Menu  key.

2.    Tap Logout.

3.    Tap Yes.

 

Status

 

How to update your status in Facebook

 

To update your status in Facebook, follow these steps:

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.

2.    Tap Facebook.

3.    If prompted, review the End-User License Agreement.

4.    Tap I agree.

5.    Tap the Email field.

6.    Enter your Facebook e-mail address.

7.    Tap the Password field.

8.    Enter your Facebook password.

9.    If prompted, review the Helpful tips.

10.  Tap Finish.

11.  Tap the Facebook icon.

12.  Tap What’s on your mind?.

13.  Enter your update.

14.  Tap Share.

 

Settings

 

How to change Facebook settings

 

To change Facebook settings, follow these steps:

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.

2.    Tap Facebook.

3.    If prompted, review the End-User License Agreement.

4.    Tap I agree.

5.    Tap the Email field.

6.    Enter your Facebook e-mail address.

7.    Tap the Password field.

8.    Enter your Facebook password.

9.    If prompted, review the Helpful tips.

10.  Tap Finish.

11.  Tap the Facebook icon.

12.  From any Facebook screen, tap the Menu  key.

13.  Tap Settings.

14.  Select from the following options:

 

  • Refresh interval
  • Notifications
  • Messages
  • Friend requests
  • Event invites
  • Vibrate
  • Phone LED
  • Notification ringtone
  • Helpful tips

 

 

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Social Networking - MySpace

 

MySpace - Not supported

 

Adding a MySpace account for auto synchronization is not supported

 

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

 

 

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Social Networking - Twitter

 

Log in / out

 

How to log in to or log out of Twitter

 

To log in to or log out of Twitter, follow these steps:

 

Log in

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.

2.    Tap Twitter.

3.    If prompted, review the End User License Agreement.

4.    Tap Accept.

5.    Tap the User name or e-mail address: field.

6.    Enter your Twitter username or e-mail address.

7.    Tap the Password: field.

8.    Enter your Twitter password.

9.    Tap Done.

10.  Tap Login.

11.  Select from the following options:

 

  • Tweets
  • Lists
  • Mentions
  • Retweets
  • Direct messages
  • Search
  • Refresh

 

Log out

 

1.    From any Twitter screen, tap the Menu  key.

2.    Tap Home.

3.    Tap the Menu  key.

4.    Tap Sign out.

 

Status

 

How to update your status in Twitter

 

To update your status in Twitter, follow these steps:

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.

2.    Tap Twitter.

3.    Tap the User name or e-mail address: field.

4.    Enter your Twitter username or e-mail address.

5.    Tap the Password: field.

6.    Enter your Twitter password.

7.    Tap Done.

8.    Tap Login.

9.    Tap the Create tweet icon.

10.  Tap What’s happening?.

11.  Enter your update.

12.  Tap Update.

 

Settings

 

How to change Twitter settings

 

To change Twitter settings, follow these steps:

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Launcher  button.

2.    Tap the User name or e-mail address: field.

3.    Enter your Twitter username or e-mail address.

4.    Tap the Password: field.

5.    Enter your Twitter password.

6.    Tap Done.

7.    Tap Login.

8.    From any Twitter screen, tap the Menu  key.

9.    Tap Settings.

10.  Select from the following options:

 

  • Sync Contacts
  • Sync Twitter data
  • Refresh interval
  • Notifications
  • Tweets
  • Mentions
  • Direct Messages
  • Vibrate
  • Notification Light
  • Notification Ringtone
  • Animate background
  • Photo-upload service
  • URL-shortening service

 

 

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Text entry

 

On-screen keyboard - Use

 

How to use the on-screen keyboard

 

You can enter text using your on-screen keyboard in either portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) mode. To use the on-screen keyboard, refer to the following:

 

 

  • To open the on-screen keyboard, tap a text entry field.
  • To close the on-screen keyboard, tap the Clear / Back  key.                          

 

 

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Android keyboard Swype®

On-screen keyboard - Choose keyboard input mode

 

How to change keyboard input mode

 

There are two keyboard input modes for entering text into text fields: Swype® and Android keyboard. To switch between keyboard input modes, follow these steps:

 

1.    Touch and hold an active text field to open the Android keyboard.

2.    Touch and hold the text field until the Edit text menu displays.

3.    Tap Input method.

4.    Select from the following keyboard input modes:

 

  • Android keyboard
  • Swype

On-screen keyboard - Change keyboard settings

 

How to change keyboard settings

 

To change keyboard settings, follow these steps:

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Menu  key.

2.    Tap Settings.

3.    Tap Language & keyboard.

4.    Select from the following options:

 

  • Select language
  • Swype
  • Android keyboard
  • User dictionary

 

 

Change Swype® settings

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Menu  key.

2.    Tap Settings.

3.    Tap Language & keyboard.

4.    Tap Swype.

5.    Tap to select or clear the following options:

 

  • Language
  • Word Prediction
  • Audio feedback
  • Vibrate on keypress
  • Enable Tip Indicator
  • Auto-spacing
  • Auto-capitalization
  • Show complete trace
  • Word choice window
  • Speed vs. accuracy
  • Swype help
  • Tutorial

 

Change Android keyboard settings

 

1.    From the Home screen, tap the Menu  key.

2.    Tap Settings.

3.    Tap Language & keyboard.

4.    Tap Android keyboard.

5.    Tap to select or clear the following options:

 

  1. Vibrate on keypress
  2. Sound on keypress
  3. Auto-capitalization
  4. Voice input
  5. Input languages
  6. Quick fixes
  7. Show suggestions
  8. Auto-complete

 

 

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Swype®

 

Enter text using Swype®

 

How to enter text using Swype®

 

Swype® is a fast and easy way to enter text. Input any word with a continuous finger motion across the on-screen keyboard. 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.

 

Choose text entry mode

 

How to change text entry mode

 

To switch between text entry modes (such as predictive text mode, manual text mode, and uppercase or lowercase), follow these steps:

 

Text entry modeHow to type using this modeHow to change to this mode
Number modeUse the number key pad to enter numbers.

1. From within a text entry screen, tap the text entry field.

2. Tap SYM to switch to numbers and symbols.

3. Tap 123 ABC to switch back to text entry.
SymbolUse the number key pad to enter symbols and special characters.

1. From within a text entry screen, tap the text entry field.

2. Tap SYM to switch to numbers and symbols.

3. Tap 123 ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

 

 

 

Copy / cut and paste

 

How to copy or cut and paste text

 

To copy or cut and paste text, follow these steps:

 

  1. In any text entry field, touch and hold the text you want to copy or cut.
  2. Select from the following options:  
    • Select all
    • Select text
  3. Touch and hold at the beginning of the text you want to copy.
  4. Touch and hold again.
  5. Tap Cut or Copy.  
    • Cut all
    • Copy all
  6. Touch and hold a text field where you want to paste the text.
  7. Tap Paste.

 

Enter symbols and numbers

 

How to enter symbols or numbers in a text field

 

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

 

1.    From within any text entry screen, tap the text entry field.

2.    Tap SYM to switch to symbols and numbers.

3.    Tap the desired symbol or number.

4.    Tap 123 ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

Delete text

 

How to delete or erase text

 

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

 

1.    Place the cursor next to the text you want to delete.

2.    Tap the Clear / Back  key to delete text.

 

Text to speech

 

Install voice data

 

How to download and install voice data for text-to-speech synthesis

 

Note: The T-Mobile Comet comes with pre-installed text to speech content.

 

Change 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 Voice input & output.
  4. Tap Text-to-speech settings.
  5. Tap Speech rate.
  6. Select one of the following options:  
    • Slow
    • Normal
    • Fast
    • Very fast
  7. Tap Language.
  8. Select one of the following options:
    • English (United States)
    • Spanish (Spain)
    • French (France)
    • Italian (Italy)
  9. If desired, tap the Always use my settings checkbox to override application settings.
  10. If desired, tap Listen to an example to listen to a speech example based on your settings.

 

 

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