Screen & keyboard: T-Mobile G2x

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the T-Mobile G2x. Find out more on this page:

 

Backlight

Home screen

Keyboard

Multitasking

 

 

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 turn Automatic brightness off.
  6. Touch and slide your finger to the left or right to manually 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. Select the desired Screen timeout option.

 

 

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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:
    1. Shortcuts
    2. Widgets
    3. Folders
    4. Wallpapers
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  3. 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 until it vibrates.
  2. Drag the widget, shortcut, or folder to the trash can at the bottom of the screen.
  3. When the item turns red, 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. Select one of the following options:
    • Gallery
      • Locate and tap the desired Image.
      • If desired, adjust the image area.
      • Tap Save.
    • LG Live wallpapers (Gingerbread 2.3 only)
      • Scroll to and tap the desired LG Live wallpaper.
      • Tap Set wallpaper.
    • Live wallpapers
      • Scroll to and tap the desired Live Wallpaper.
      • Tap Set wallpaper.
    • Wallpapers
      • Scroll to and tap the desired Wallpaper.
      • Tap Set wallpaper.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

We’re sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

From the home screen, tap the All apps icon.

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap Language & keyboard.
  3. Tap Input Method.
  4. Choose desired keyboard.

 

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. Tap a text entry field.
  2. Tap ?123  to switch to symbols and numbers.
  3. Tap ALT key for more symbol options.
  4. Tap ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

Use the on-screen keyboard to enter text in any message or text field.

 

 

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 feature.

 

 

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