Connectivity & data: T-Mobile myTouch 3G Froyo

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Bluetooth®

Turn off and disconnect

 

How to turn off Bluetooth®


To turn off Bluetooth® connectivity, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Bluetooth to clear the check box and turn off Bluetooth.

 

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Turn on and pair

 

How to turn on and pair with a Bluetooth® device


To turn on and pair a Bluetooth® connection with another device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Bluetooth to select the check box and turn on Bluetooth.
  5. Touch Bluetooth settings. The device searches for Bluetooth devices and display a list under Bluetooth devices.
  6. Touch the Bluetooth device that you want to connect to.
  7. If required, enter the PIN and touch OK.

 

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Data synchronization

 

How to turn on or turn off data synchronization


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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Accounts & Sync.
  4. Touch [Google account].
  5. Touch to select (turn on) or clear (turn off) the following check boxes:
    • Auto Sync
    • Gmail]
    • Calendar
    • Contacts.

 

Note: If the Data Roaming option is turned on while roaming, you incur charges for accessing the Internet, e-mail, or synchronizing while roaming. See

How to turn on or turn off data roaming.

 

 

 

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GPS / Google maps

Activate / deactivate

 

How to turn on or turn off the Global Positioning System (GPS)


To turn on or turn off the Global Positioning System (GPS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Location & security.
  4. Touch Use GPS satellites to select or clear the check box.

 

Find your location

 

How to find your location using My Location

 

To find your location using My Location, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch My location. Your location shows on the map as a blinking blue dot surrounded by a circle.

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Get directions

 

How to get driving directions on the device using the Global Positioning System (GPS)


To look up driving directions using the Global Positioning System (GPS), follow these steps:


By entering the address


  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Directions.
  4. Touch From.
  5. Enter the starting address.
  6. Touch Next.
  7. Enter the destination address.
  8. Touch the Route icon. The driving directions display.
  9. Touch Show map to view the directions on a map.
  10. Touch the Right or Left arrow to step through the directions on the map.
  11. Touch the List mytouch_img05.jpg icon to view the directions as a list again.

 

By selecting a destination


  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Directions.
  4. Touch the Location sourcemytouch_img06.jpg icon.
  5. Touch My current location.
  6. Touch To.
  7. Enter the destination address.
  8. Touch Route. The driving directions display.
  9. Touch Show map to view the directions on a map.
  10. Touch the Right or Left arrow to step through the directions on the map.
  11. Touch the List icon to view the directions as a list again.

 

Search for location

 

How to search for a business or a location

 

To search for a business or location, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Search.
  4. Enter one of the following:          
    • Address
    • Type of business and city (for example, sushi Seattle)
  5. Touch the Search mytouch_img07.jpg icon.
  6. If there are multiple search results, touch the desired search result. The location displays on the map.
  7. Touch the Left or Right arrow to display the next search result on the map.
  8. Touch the result balloon to view the location’s details,
  9. Touch the list icon in the corner of the screen to return to the search results.

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Select map mode

 

How to set the map mode to satellite, traffic, or other view

 

To set the map mode to view satellite images or traffic, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch the Layers icon in the upper right.
  4. Touch one of the following:
    • Traffic
    • Satellite
    • Terrain
    • Buzz
    • Latitude
    • More Layers:
      • My maps
      • Bicycling
      • Wikipedia
      • Transit Lines
      • Favorite places

 

 

 

 

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Internet and browser

Access Internet / Enter URL

 

How to access the Internet or enter a URL


To access the Internet or enter a URL on the mobile browser, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Browser icon.
  2. Enter the URL of the Web site.
  3. Touch Search icon.

 

Add a browser bookmark

 

How to add a bookmark to the device browser


To add a bookmark to the device browser, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Browser icon.
  2. Navigate to the page that you want to bookmark.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Touch Bookmarks.
  5. Touch Add bookmark…
  6. If desired, type a new name and location for the bookmark.
  7. Touch OK.

 

Browser settings (clear cache, view history)

 

How to clear the browser cache, cookies, or history

 

To clear the mobile browser cache, cookies, or history, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Browser icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch More.
  4. Touch Settings.
  5. Touch and slide the screen upward.
  6. Touch Clear cache or Clear history.
  7. Touch Ok.          
    • Note: View history is not supported.

 

Copy and paste text

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Browser icon.
  2. Navigate to the text that you wish to copy.          
    • Note: Zoom out before selecting text.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Touch More.
  5. Touch Select text.
  6. Touch and slide the text you wish to copy. The text is highlighted in pink.
  7. Touch and hold a text field where you want to paste the text.
  8. Touch Paste.

 

Go forward / back a page

 

How to navigate back and forward on a Web site


To go forward follow these steps:


From a Web page, touch a link or scroll to a link and press the trackball.

 

To go forward follow these steps:


From a Web page, press the Menu key and touch Forward.

 

To go back follow these steps:


From a Web page, press the Back key.

 

Turn on JavaScript setting

 

How to turn on JavaScript setting

 

To turn on JavaScript setting, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Browser icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch More.
  4. Touch Settings.
  5. Touch and slide the menu upward.
  6. Touch Enable JavaScript to select or clear the check box.

 

 

Search within a page

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Browser icon.
  2. Navigate to the page you wish to search.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Touch More.
  5. Touch Find on page.
  6. Touch Find on page to display the onscreen keyboard.
  7. Enter the search word(s).
  8. Touch Done. The found word(s) are highlighted in green on the Web page.
  9. Touch the Right or Left Arrow to move to the next found word.
  10. Touch the X button to close the search box.

 

Open new window

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Browser icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch New window.
  4. To switch windows, press the Menu key and touch Windows. Touch the desired window.

 

Zoom in/out

 

To magnify a section of a Web page, follow these steps:

 

  • From the Home screen, touch the Browser icon.
  • Navigate to the desired Web page.
  • Press the trackball twice. This activates scale and scroll. The Web page zooms out to fit the screen and the magnifying window appears.
  • Touch and drag the magnifying window to a part of the screen that you wish to magnify.
  • Release your finger.

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To zoom in and out on a Web page, follow these steps:


  1. From the Home screen, touch the Browser icon.
  2. Touch and slide the menu upward. The zoom controls will appear.
  3. Touch the + magnifier or the magnifier to zoom in and out.
  4. Touch the 1x icon to return the Web page to its actual size.

 

 

 

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Latitude

Disable Latitude

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Latitude.
  4. Touch your name.
  5. Touch Edit privacy setting.
  6. Touch Turn off Latitude.
  7. Touch OK to verify.

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Friends

Add friend

 

Add friends to Latitude to share your location with them and request to see their location. Only friends you have explicitly invited or accepted can see your location.

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Latitude.
  4. Press the Menu key.
  5. Touch Add friends.
  6. Touch Select from Contacts or Add via email address.
  7. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Select from contacts
      1. Touch Select from Contacts.
      2. Touch the desired contact(s).
      3. Touch Add friends.
      4. Touch OK.
    • Enter the e-mail address
      1. Touch Add via email address.
      2. Touch Type email address.
      3. Enter the e-mail address.
      4. Touch Done.
      5. Touch Add friends.

Note: You will need to send the invitation to a friend’s Gmail address.
 
Note: When the friend accepts your invitation, you will see their location on the map.


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Remove friend


  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Latitude.
  4. Press the Menu key.
  5. Touch the friend that you want to remove.
  6. Touch Remove.
  7. Touch Remove again to verify.

 

Join latitude

 

Latitude allows you to share your location with friends and view their locations on a map.

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Touch OK to the ‘See your friends on the map’ message.
  3. Press the Menu key.
  4. Touch Join Latitude.

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  5. Touch Agree & share to share your location with friends that you choose.

 

 

 

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Change settings

Change your photo

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Latitude.
  4. Touch Change your photo.
  5. Touch one of following options:
    • Take a picture
      1. Touch the desired picture.
      2. Touch and slide to move the square.
      3. Touch and slide a side of the square to resize the square.
      4. Touch Save.
    • Pick from gallery
      1. Frame the subject.
      2. Press the trackball or touch the camera icon to take a picture.
      3. Touch Attach.
      4. Touch and slide to move the square
      5. Touch and slide a side of the square to resize the square
      6. Touch Save.

 

Note: You must be signed in to Google Talk to update your photo.

 

Change your status

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Latitude.
  4. Touch Change your status.
  5. Touch Type status message.
  6. Enter your status message.
  7. Touch OK.

 

City level sharing

 

When you select the city level sharing option for a friend, that friend will see your photo icon in the middle of your current city location without an arrow beneath it and without an accuracy circle in the map view.

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Latitude.
  4. Touch the desired friend.
  5. Touch share only city level location. Your friend will now only see your city location.
  6. To turn off city level sharing, touch Share best available location.

 

Hide your location from all friends

 

You can hide your current location from all friends or from individual friends at any time. When you hide your location, your friends will not see your photo icon on the map and they will not see a location for you in their list view.

 

  • From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  • Press the Menu key.
  • Touch Latitude.
  • Touch your name.
  • Touch Edit privacy setting.
  • Touch Hide your location.
  • To unhide, touch Detect your location.

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Hide your location from one friend

 

You can hide your current location from all friends or from individual friends at any time. When you hide your location, your friends will not see your photo icon on the map and will not see a location for you in their list view.

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Latitude.
  4. Touch the friend that you want to hide from.
  5. Touch Hide from this friend.
  6. To unhide, touch Unhide from this friend.

 

Set your location automatically

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Latitude.
  4. Touch your name.
  5. Touch Edit privacy setting.
  6. Touch Detect your location.

 

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Set your location manually

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Maps icon.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Touch Latitude.
  4. Touch your name.
  5. Touch Edit privacy setting.
  6. Touch Set your location.

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  7. Select one of the following options:        
    • Touch Select Point on map.
      1. Touch your location on the map.
      2. Touch Set.
    • Touch Search map.
      1. Enter your address.
      2. Touch the magnifying glass icon.

 

 

 

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Tethering

 

Tethering is not supported

 

Most myTouch 3G phones do not provide the option to tether.

 

 

 

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Voice search

 

How to use Voice Search to search the Internet with Google


You can search the internet with Google by speaking your search topic. To search using your voice, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Applications button.
  2. Touch Voice Search.
  3. If required, touch Yes to allow Google to use your location to improve your search results.
  4. Speak your search.
  5. To voice search again, touch the microphone icon in the upper right corner of the browser screen

 

Use location

 

How to turn Use Location on or off


Use location allows Google to use your physical location to improve your search results and other services. To turn Use Location on or off, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Applications button.
  2. Touch Voice Search.
  3. Speak your search.
  4. In the search results window, press the Menu key.
  5. Touch Settings.
  6. Touch Use location to turn it on or off.

 

SafeSearch

 

How to turn SafeSearch on or off


You can change the level of your search filter. By default, the search filter is set to moderate to remove explicit images. To change the SafeSearch settings, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Applications button.
  2. Touch Voice Search.
  3. Speak your search.
  4. In the search results window, press the Menu key.
  5. Touch Settings.
  6. Touch SafeSearch.
  7. Touch one of the following options:          
    • Off
    • Moderate
    • Strict
  8. Touch OK.

 

 

 

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VPN

 

Add new network


How to add a new VPN network


 

The Virtual Private Network (VPN) controlpanel allows you to configure and connect to VPN networks. To add a new VPN network, follow these steps:


 

  1. From the Home screen,press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless &networks.
  4. Touch VPN settings.
  5. Touch Add VPN.
  6. Touch one of thefollowing:
    • Add PPTPVPN
    • Add L2TPVPN
    • AddL2TP/IPSec PSK VPN
    • AddL2TP/IPSec CRT VPN
  7. Enter the requiredsettings.
  8. Press the Menukey.
  9. Touch Save.


 

Connect to network


How to connect to a VPN network


 

To connect to a VPN network, follow these steps:


 

  1. From the Home screen,press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless &networks.
  4. Touch VPN settings.
  5. Touch the desired VPNnetwork. If required, enter the username and password.
  6. Touch Connect.

 

 

 

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Wi-Fi

Add / scan new networks

Add network from available

 

How to add a new Wi-Fi network from available networks

 

To add a new Wi-Fi network from available networks, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Wi-Fi.
    Note: You must turn on Wi-Fi to view Wi-Fi networks.
  5. Touch the Wi-Fi network that you want to connect to.
  6. If required, enter a key or password.
  7. Touch Connect.

 

Add network manually

 

How to manually add a new Wi-Fi network


To manually add a new Wi-Fi network, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Wi-Fi Settings.
  5. Verify Wi-Fi is turned on.
  6. Touch Add a Wi-Fi network.
  7. Touch the Network SSID field.
  8. Enter the Network SSID.
  9. Touch Done.
  10. Touch Security.
  11. Touch the security type.
  12. If required, enter additional security settings.
  13. Touch Save.

 

Scan for / connect to available networks

 

How to scan for and connect to available Wi-Fi networks


To scan for and connect to available Wi-Fi networks, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Wi-Fi settings.
    Note: You must turn on Wi-Fi to view Wi-Fi networks.
  5. Press the Menu key.
  6. Touch Scan.
  7. Touch the Wi-Fi network that you want to connect to.
  8. If required, enter a key or password.
  9. Touch Connect.

 

Edit saved network

Delete network

 

How to delete a Wi-Fi network from the device


To delete a Wi-Fi network, follow these steps:


Note: You can only delete a manually added network.

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Wi-Fi settings.
  5. Touch the Wi-Fi network that you want to delete.
  6. Touch Forget.

 

HotSpot - find location

 

How to find a HotSpot location


To locate a T-Mobile HotSpot from your device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Wi-Fi settings.
    Note: You must turn on Wi-Fi to view HotSpots.
  5. Touch the HotSpot that you want to connect to.
  6. If required, enter a key or password.
  7. Touch Connect.

 

HotSpot - log in

 

How to log in to a T-Mobile HotSpot


To log in to a T-Mobile HotSpot from your device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Wi-Fi settings.
    Note: Wi-Fi must be turned on to view HotSpots.
  5. Touch the HotSpot that you want to connect to.
  6. If required, enter a key or password.
  7. Touch Connect.

 

Note: Many public HotSpots require a log in. If required, touch Wi-Fi Hotspot Login. This launches a Web page to log in to the Wi-Fi provider's  network.

 

 

MAC address – locate

 

How to locate the Wi-Fi MAC address


To locate the Wi-Fi MAC address for your device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch and slide the menu upward.
  4. Touch About phone.
  5. Touch Status.
  6. Touch and slide the menu upward.
  7. View the Wi-Fi MAC address.

 

Turn on / turn off Wi-Fi

 

How to turn on and turn off Wi-Fi


To turn on or turn off Wi-Fi on your device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Wireless & networks.
  4. Touch Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi on or off by selecting or clearing the check box.

 

Wireless coverage indicators

 

What are the wireless coverage indicators for Wi-Fi


To understand the different Wi-Fi coverage indicators on the display screen, refer to the following:

 

Icon

Description

 

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Connected to Wi-Fi network

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Wi-Fi network available

 

 

 

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