Screen & keyboard: T-Mobile myTouch by LG

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the T-Mobile myTouch by LG. 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, touch the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Display.
  4. Touch Brightness.
  5. Touch  and drag the Slider to manually  adjust screen brightness.
  6. Touch OK.

 

 

Timeout

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

 

  1. From  any Home screen, touch the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Display.
  4. Touch Screen timeout.
  5. Touch  the duration you prefer before the backlight dims, during inactivity.

 

 

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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:
    • Widgets
    • Shortcuts
    • Folder
    • Wallpapers
  3. Touch 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 the item you want to delete until it vibrates.
  2. Drag the item to the  trash can at the bottom of the screen.
  3. When the item turns  red, lift 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. Touch Wallpaper.
  3. Touch the Wallpapers or the following options:
    • Gallery
      1. Locate and touch the image you want to use.
      2. If desired, adjust the image area.
      3. Touch Save.
    • Live wallpaper
      1. Touch the desired wallpaper.
      2. Touch Set wallpaper.
    • Downloaded wallpaper
      1. Touch to select from the Gallery or Live wallpapers.
      2. Touch the image you want to use.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen,  touch Applications.
  2. Scroll to and touch Settings.
  3. Touch Language & keyboard.
  4. Touch Input method and touch one of the  following options:
    • Swype
    • Android keyboard

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. Touch a text field.
  2. Touch the SYM or the ?123 key.
  3. Touch to enter the desired number or Symbol.
  4. Touch the 123 ABC or ABC key to return to text entry mode.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

To enter text using predictive text mode:

  1. Touch and hold in a text entry field.
  2. Touch Input method.
  3. Touch Android keyboard.
  4. Touch the Settings icon on the keyboard.
  5. Touch Android keyboard settings.
  6. Touch to select the Show suggestions or Auto-complete check boxes.
  7. Touch the Back key to return to the text field.
  8. Enter text. Word options will appear above the on-screen keyboard.
  9. Touch the desired word in the list.

 

To enter text using traditional mode:

  1. Touch and hold in a text entry field.
  2. Touch Input method.
  3. Touch Android keyboard.
  4. Touch the Settings icon on the keyboard.
  5. Touch to clear the Show suggestions or Auto-complete check boxes.
  6. Touch the Back key to return to the text field.
  7. Enter text. Word options will appear above the on-screen keyboard.
  8. Touch the desired word in the list.

 

 

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 turn on/off.

 

 

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