Screen & keyboard: T-Mobile myTouch Q by Huawei

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the T-Mobile myTouch Q. 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. Navigate to the Home screen where you want to add the item.
  2. Touch and hold a vacant spot on the screen.
  3. Tap one of the following options:
    • Shortcuts
    • Widgets
    • Folders
    • Wallpapers
  4. Tap the item you want to add.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

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

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. Touch and hold an empty spot on any Home screen.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. Tap one of the following options:
    • Gallery
      1. Locate and tap the desired image.
      2. If desired, touch and slide the box to adjust the image area and scale.
      3. When done, tap Save.
    • Live wallpapers
      1. Tap the desired image.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.
    • Wallpapers
      1. Tap the desired image.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. We're sorry, this option is not available for your device.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

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

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

For Swype keyboard:

  1. From within any text entry screen, tap the text entry field.
  2. Tap +!= to switch to symbols and numbers.
  3. Tap symbols.png to view more symbols.
  4. Tap the desired symbol or number.
  5. Tap ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

For Android keyboard:

  1. From within any text entry screen, tap the text entry field.
  2. Tap ?123 to switch to symbols and numbers.
  3. Tap ALT to view more symbols.
  4. Tap the desired symbol or number.
  5. Tap ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

To enter text using Swype:

  1. Drag your finger from the first letter to the second letter and continue dragging to the next letter until you reach the last letter in the word.
  2. Lift your finger from the screen.
  3. If prompted, tap the word from the list displayed.

 

To enter text using predictive text mode:

  1. Tap to enter the desired letters of a word.
  2. Tap the word from the list displayed.

 

To enter text using traditional mode:

  1. Touch and hold a text field.
  2. Tap Input method.
  3. Select Android keyboard.
  4. Enter the desired text.

 

 

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 enable/disable option.

 

 

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