Downloads & apps: Nokia Astound

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Games and applications

Download and install free application

 

To download free games or applications, follow these steps:

 

On the device

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Store.
  3. Search or browse for the desired game or application.
  4. Tap Download.
  5. If prompted, sign in to your Nokia account or create a new one.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions.

 

Download and install paid application

 

To download paid games or applications, follow these steps:

 

On a computer

 

  1. Download the game or application from My T-Mobile.
  2. On the device, a new text message will arrive.
  3. Tap Show.
  4. Tap the URL link in the message.
  5. Tap Buy.
  6. Tap Accept.
  7. When file has been saved to the device, tap Hide.

 

On the device

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Store.
  3. Search or browse for the desired game or application.
  4. Tap Buy.
  5. If prompted, sign in to your Nokia account or create a new one.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions.

 

Uninstall application

 

To delete or uninstall games or applications, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Help & Settings.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Application manager.
  5. Tap Installed apps.
  6. Scroll to and touch and hold the desired app.
  7. Select Uninstall.
  8. Tap Yes.

 

 

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Media

Album

Access from device

 

Access from device is not supported.

 

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

 

Send picture to Album

 

To send a picture to the T-Mobile Album service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Messaging again.
  4. Tap New message.
  5. Tap the To field and enter the short code 222.
  6. If desired, tap the Message field and enter a message.
  7. Tap the Checkmark icon.
  8. Tap the Attachment icon.
  9. Tap Image.
  10. Scroll to and tap the image you want to send.
  11. Tap the Send Message icon.

 

 

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Camera

Camera settings

 

To adjust the settings for how the camera takes or displays pictures, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Photos.
  3. Tap Camera.
  4. If prompted, disable image and video location tagging, or tap OK.
  5. Tap the screen to view all the camera settings icons.

 

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To adjust the settings for how the camera takes or displays pictures, follow these steps:

 

  1. Press the Camera key on the lower right-hand edge of the handset.
  2. If prompted, disable image and video location tagging, or tap OK.
  3. Tap the screen to view all the camera settings icons.

 

Settings on left-hand side of screen:

 

Zoom

 

Tap and move slider control to zoom in or out.

 

Options

 

  1. Tap Options to adjust the following options:
    • Use front camera / Use back camera
    • Video mode/Image mode
    • Settings
    • Go to Photos
  2. Tap Settings to adjust the following settings:
    • Image quality
    • Save location info
    • Show captured image
    • Default image name
    • Capture tone
    • Auto-rotate images
    • Memory in use
    • Restore camera settings

 

Settings on right-hand side of screen:

 

  • Video mode
    • Tap Camcorder icon to switch to Video mode.

 

Flash

 

  • Tap the Flash icon to adjust the following settings:
    • Automatic
    • Red-eye reduction
    • On
    • Off

 

Wrench (advanced settings)

 

  • Tap the Wrench WrenchIcon.png icon to adjust the following advanced settings:
    • Scene mode
    • Face detect.
    • Grid
    • Self-timer
    • Color tone
    • Wh. Balance
    • Exposure
    • Light sensit.
    • Contrast
    • Sharpness
    • Photos
    • Settings

 

... (advanced settings)- Software Version 024.002

 

  • Tap the ... icon to adjust the following advanced settings:
    • Scene mode
    • Face detect.
    • Grid
    • Self-timer
    • Color tone
    • Wh. Balance
    • Exposure
    • Light sensit.
    • Contrast
    • Sharpness
    • Photos
    • Settings

 

Pictures - Access

 

To view pictures, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Photos.
  3. Tap Photos.
  4. Scroll to and tap the desired photo.

 

Pictures - Delete

 

To delete pictures from the device memory, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Apps & Games.
  3. Tap Office.
  4. Tap File manager.
  5. Tap E: Mass memory.
  6. Tap Images.
  7. Tap Camera.
  8. Navigate to and tap and hold the file you wish to delete.
  9. Tap Delete.
  10. Tap Yes.

 

To delete pictures from the memory card, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Apps & Games.
  3. Tap Office.
  4. Tap File manager.
  5. Tap F: [name of memory card].
  6. Navigate to and tap and hold the file you wish to delete.
  7. Tap Delete.
  8. Tap Yes.

 

Pictures - Delete - Software Version 024.002

 

To delete pictures from the device memory, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Apps & Games.
  3. Tap Office.
  4. Tap File mgr.
  5. Tap E: Mass memory.
  6. Tap Images.
  7. Tap Camera.
  8. Navigate to and touch and hold the file you wish to delete.
  9. Tap Delete.
  10. Tap Yes.

 

To delete pictures from the memory card, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Apps & Games.
  3. Tap Office.
  4. Tap File mgr.
  5. Tap F: [name of memory card].
  6. Navigate to and tap and hold the file you wish to delete.
  7. Tap Delete.
  8. Tap Yes.

 

Pictures - Take / capture

 

To take a picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Photos.
  3. Tap Camera.
  4. If prompted, disable image and video location tagging, or tap OK.
  5. Tap the screen to view all the camera settings icons.
  6. Frame the subject.
    • Note: To use the front-facing camera, tap Options and tap Use front camera.
  7. Tap the Camera icon or press the Camera key to take the photo.

 

Pictures - Take / capture - Software Version 024.002

 

To take a picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. Press the Camera key, on the lower right-hand edge of the handset.
  2. If prompted, disable image and video location tagging, or tap OK.
  3. Tap the screen to view all the camera settings icons.
  4. Frame the subject.
    • Note: To use the front-facing camera, tap Options and tap Use front camera.
  5. Tap the Camera icon or press the Camera key to take the photo.

 

 

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Music player

Access music player

 

To access the music player, follow these steps:

 

From Home screen 2, tap Go to Music.

 

OR

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Music.
  3. Tap Music player.

 

FM radio

 

To set up or use the FM radio, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Music.
  3. Tap Radio.
  4. Connect a cable headset to the device’s 3.5mm connector to act as an antenna.
  5. Swipe up or down or tap the Search musicsearchback.png or musicsearchforward.png icons to find a desired station.

 

Move music - from computer to memory card

 

To move files from a computer to the device memory card, follow these steps:

 

Set USB default

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Help & Settings.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Connectivity.
  5. Tap USB.
  6. Tap Media transfer if not already set as default.

 

Move files

 

  1. Connect the large end of a USB cable to the computer.
  2. Connect the small end of the USB cable to the device.
    • On a Windows computer, a Removable Disk pop-up will appear.
      • Select Open device to view files and click OK.
    • On a Mac computer, double-click the new drive icon on the desktop.
      • In the window on the computer, double-click Memory card.
  3. Navigate to the Music folder.
  4. Drag and drop music files from the computer to the memory card to copy music to the card.

 

Playlist - Add files

 

To add music files to an existing playlist, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Music.
  3. Tap Music player.
  4. Tap Options.
  5. Tap Playlists.
  6. Scroll to and tap the desired playlist.
  7. Tap Options.
  8. Tap Add songs.
  9. Tap Songs (all) or scroll to and select the songs to add to the playlist.
  10. Tap Done.

 

Playlist - Create

 

To create a playlist, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Music.
  3. Tap Music player.
  4. Tap Options.
  5. Tap Playlists.
  6. Tap Options.
  7. Tap New playlist.
  8. Tap the text field to enter a name for the new playlist using the keyboard.
  9. Tap the Checkmark icon.
  10. Tap OK.
  11. Tap Songs (all) or scroll to and select the songs to add to the new playlist.
  12. Tap Done.

 

Playlist - Delete files

 

To delete files from a playlist, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Music.
  3. Tap Music player.
  4. Tap Options.
  5. Tap Playlists.
  6. Scroll to and tap the desired playlist.
  7. Scroll to and touch and hold the desired song.
  8. Tap Remove on the pop-up menu.
  9. Tap Yes.

 

Playlist - Delete playlist

 

To delete a playlist, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Music.
  3. Tap Music player.
  4. Tap Options.
  5. Tap Playlists.
  6. Scroll to and touch and hold the desired playlist.
  7. Tap Delete on the pop-up menu.
  8. Tap Yes.

 

Playlist - Play

 

To play music files, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Music.
  3. Tap Music player.
  4. If necessary, tap Options and then tap Playlists.
  5. Scroll to and tap the desired playlist.
  6. Tap Shuffle or scroll to and tap a desired song.

 

Supported music files

 

This device has a portable music player, which supports the following file formats and bitrates:

 

  • MP3
  • AAC
  • AAC+
  • eAAC+
  • WMA
  • MPEG4
  • WAV
  • MIDI
  • Real Audio

 

 

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Video

Access / play

 

To view videos stored on the device memory or on the memory card, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Videos & TV.
  3. Tap Videos.
  4. Scroll to and tap the desired video clip.

 

Record

 

To record video, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Photos.
  3. Tap Camera.
  4. If prompted, disable image and video location tagging, or tap OK.
  5. Tap the Camcorder icon.
  6. To use the Front camera, tap Options and tap Use front camera.
  7. Frame the shot and tap the Camcorder icon or press the Camera key.
  8. When finished, tap the Camcorder icon or press the Camera key again.

 

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To record video, follow these steps:

 

  1. Press the Camera key, on the lower right-hand edge of the handset.
  2. If prompted, disable image and video location tagging, or tap OK.
  3. Tap the Camcorder icon.
  4. To use the Front camera, tap Options and tap Use front camera.
  5. Frame the shot and tap the red Record Camcorder icon or press the Camera key.
  6. When finished, tap Stop or Pause or press the Camera key again.

 

 

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YouTube

Access YouTube

 

To access YouTube from the device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Videos & TV.
  3. Tap YouTube.
  4. If necessary, log in to your T-Mobile HotSpot account.
  5. View the YouTube home page.

 

Access YouTube - Software Version 024.002

 

To access YouTube from the device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Videos & TV.
  3. Tap YouTube.
  4. If necessary, tap Accept to accept terms and conditions, and then tap OK.
  5. If necessary, log in to your T-Mobile HotSpot account.
  6. View the YouTube home page.

 

Search for videos

 

To search for YouTube videos, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the YouTube home page, tap the Search field.
  2. Enter search text using the keyboard.
  3. Tap the Checkmark icon.
  4. Tap Search.
  5. Scroll to view the returned search results.

 

View video categories

 

To view YouTube video categories, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Videos & TV.
  3. Tap YouTube.
  4. Tap Browse Videos.
  5. Tap All Categories.

 

View video categories - Software Version 024.002

 

To view YouTube video categories, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Videos & TV.
  3. Tap YouTube.
  4. Tap Browse Videos.
  5. Tap one of the following options:
    • Top Rated
    • Most Viewed
    • Most Recent

 

Upload video

 

To upload videos, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Videos & TV.
  3. Tap YouTube.
  4. Tap Upload.
  5. If necessary, log into your YouTube account or create a new account.
  6. Tap Sign in.
  7. If necessary, enter other account information.
  8. Tap I accept to agree to the terms of service.
  9. Enter a title for your video.
  10. Tap Upload.

 

Watch video

 

To watch YouTube videos, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Videos & TV.
  3. Tap YouTube.
  4. Search for and tap the video you want to view.
  5. The video should start automatically.

 

 

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