Screen & keyboard: T-Mobile Prism II

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the T-Mobile Prism II. 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 any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. If necessary, tap the General tab.
  4. Tap Brightness.
  5. If necessary, clear the Automatic brightness check box.
  6. Touch the Brightness slider and slide left or right to adjust.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

Timeout

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. If necessary, tap the All tab.
  4. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Display.
  5. Tap Sleep.
  6. Select the desired time interval.

 

 

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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 any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Select one of the following tabs:
    • APPS
    • WIDGETS
  3. Navigate to the desired application or widget.
  4. Touch and hold the desired application or widget.
  5. Slide your finger to a vacant location on a Home screen.
  6. Release your finger from the screen.
    Note: If necessary, select the type of file for the shortcut.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

  1. Touch and hold the widget or shortcut that you want to delete.
  2. Slide your finger over Remove at the top of the screen.
  3. Release your finger from the screen.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold a vacant area of the screen.
  2. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Choose from your gallery
      1. Tap Gallery.
      2. Navigate to and select the photo you want to use.
      3. Touch inside of the blue boxes and slide your finger to adjust the section selected.
      4. Touch the blue dots and slide your finger to adjust the size.
      5. Tap SAVE.
    • Choose from default wallpapers
      1. Tap Wallpapers.
      2. Navigate to and select the wallpaper you want to use.
      3. Tap Set wallpaper.
    • Choose from default animated wallpapers
      1. Tap Live Wallpapers.
      2. Navigate to and select the live wallpaper you want to use.
      3. Tap Set wallpaper.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

We're sorry, but changing the lock screen wallpaper is not available on this device.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. If necessary, tap the All tab.
  4. Scroll to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Language & input.
  5. Tap Default.
  6. Select the desired input method.

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. In a text entry field, tap the ?123 key to access symbols and numbers.
    Note: When in Swype keyboard mode, tap the +!= key instead.
  2. To see more symbols, tap the =\< key.
    Note: When in Swype keyboard mode, tap the 1/2 key instead.
  3. To return to the letter keyboard, tap the ABC key.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. If necessary, tap the All tab.
  4. Scroll to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Language & input.
  5. Tap the Android keyboard Settings icon.
  6. Adjust the available settings as necessary.
  7. Scroll down to and tap Advanced settings.
  8. Select or clear the Next word prediction check box.
  9. If desired, adjust the other available settings.

 

 

Turn on/off haptic feedback

We're sorry, but turning on and turning off haptic feedback is not available on this device.

 

 

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Multitasking

Turn on/off multitasking

We're sorry, turning multitasking on and off is not available on this device.

 

 

Switch windows

To switch tasks or windows, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any screen, touch and hold the Home key.
  2. A list of recently used applications will display. Select the window you want to switch to.

 

 

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