Set up the device: T-Mobile Prism

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the T-Mobile Prism. Find out more on this page.

 

Developer options

Language

First time use

Time & date

 

 

Developer options

Turn off develop options

If developer options are turned on, it can cause red border on the screen, errors when connecting to computers, or other problems. To turn off all developer options, follow these steps:

 

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Language

Change language

To change the language of the device and menus, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & keyboard.
  4. Tap Select language.
  5. Tap the desired language.

 

 

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First time use

Prepare the battery and SIM card

Before using the device, you need to insert the battery and SIM card. To prepare the battery and SIM card, see these steps:

 

 

 

Setup wizard

After turning on your device the first time, you may see a setup wizard to help you set up your device. To do this initial setup, follow these steps:

 

  1. When the device boots up, tap on the green Android icon.
  2. You will be asked to either create, sign in or skip signing into your Gmail account.
  3. Choose whether you would like to use Google's location services.
  4. Once complete, your phone will begin setting up your home screen.

 

 

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Time & date

Auto-update time (NITZ)

To set the device clock to automatically update based on what time zone it is in, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Date & time.
  4. Tap to select (turn on) or clear (turn off) the Automatic check box.

 

 

Set time & date

To set the time and date of the device clock, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Date & time.
  4. Tap to clear (turn off) the Automatic check box.
  5. Tap Set date.
  6. Tap + or to set the month, day, and year.
  7. Tap Set.
  8. Tap Select time zone.
  9. Tap the desired time zone.
  10. Tap Set time.
  11. Tap + or to set the time.
  12. Tap Set.

 

 

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