Screen & keyboard: Windows Phone 8X by HTC

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the Windows Phone 8X by HTC. 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 the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and tap brightness.
  4. If necessary, turn off Automatically adjust.
  5. Tap the Level field.
  6. Select from the following options:
    • low
    • medium
    • high

 

 

Timeout

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

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap lock screen.
  4. Tap the Screen times out after field.
  5. Select from the following options:
    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 3 minutes
    • 5 minutes
    • 15 minutes
    • 30 minutes
    • never

 

 

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Home screen

Add a tile

To add a tile to the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Touch and hold the application you want to add.
  3. Tap pin to start.

 

 

Delete tile

To delete a tile from the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch and hold the tile you want to delete.
  2. When the Pin icon appears, release your finger from the screen.
  3. Tap the Pin icon to delete.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap lock screen.
  4. Under 'Background,' tap the choose background field.
  5. Select one of the following options:
    • photo
      1. Navigate to and select the desired image.
      2. When finished, tap the Check mark icon.
    • Bing
      • This makes the Bing home page your device's lock screen.
    • HTC
      1. Tap open app.
      2. Scroll to the desired app.
      3. Tap the Add icon.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

We're sorry, but changing the default keyboard is not available on this device.

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. From the alphabet keyboard, tap the &123 key.
  2. Tap the desired symbol(s) or number(s).
  3. To see additional symbols, tap the Arrow key.
  4. To access emoticons, tap the smiley face key.
  5. Tap abcd to switch back to the alphabet keyboard.

 

 

Text entry mode

We're sorry, but changing the text entry mode is not available on this device.

 

 

Turn on/off haptic feedback

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

 

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