Screen & keyboard: T-Mobile Prism

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the T-Mobile Prism. Find out more on this page.

 

Backlight

Home screen

Keyboard

 

 

Backlight

Brightness

To make the screen backlight brighter or darker, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness.
  5. If necessary, tap to uncheck the Automatic brightness box.
  6. Touch and slide the slider left or right to adjust brightness.
  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 Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Screen timeout.
  5. Tap one of the following options:
    • 15 seconds
    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 10 minutes
    • 30 minutes

 

 

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Home screen

Add widget or shortcut

To add a widget or shortcut to the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. Touch and hold a vacant spot on any Home screen.
  2. Select one of the following options:
    • Shortcuts
      • Locate and tap the desired shortcut.
    • Widgets
      • Locate and tap the desired widget.
    • Folders
      • Locate and tap the desired folder.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

  1. Touch and hold a shortcut, widget, or folder on any Home screen.
  2. Drag the shortcut, widget, or folder to the trash can at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Release your finger.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold the screen until the Add to Home screen menu displays.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. Select one of the following options:
    • Gallery
      1. Locate and tap the desired image.
      2. If desired, touch and slide the box to adjust image area and scale.
      3. When finished, tap Save.
    • Live wallpapers
      1. Scroll to and tap the desired image.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.
    • Wallpapers
      1. Scroll to and tap the desired image.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap and hold.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.

Select one of the following:

  • Gallery
  • Live wallpapers
  • Wallpapers

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & keyboard.
  4. Tap Select input method.
  5. Choose desired keyboard.

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. From within any text entry screen, tap the text entry field.
  2. For Swype keyboard:
    1. Tap +!= to switch to symbols and numbers.
    2. Tap the desired symbol or number.
    3. Tap ABC to switch back to text entry.
  3. For Android keyboard:
    1. Tap ?123 to switch to symbols and numbers.
    2. Tap the desired symbol or number.
    3. Tap ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

  1. Touch and hold a text field.
  2. Tap Input method.
  3. Select from the following keyboard input modes:
    • Android keyboard
    • Swype

 

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

To turn on or turn off haptic feedback vibration, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Sound.
  4. Tap Haptic feedback to endable/disable option.

 

 

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