Set up the device: T-Mobile Sparq

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the T-Mobile Sparq. Find out more on this page:

 

Developer options

Language

First time use

Time & date

 

 

Developer options

Turn off developer options

If developer options are turned on, it can cause red border on the screen, errors when connecting to computers, or other problems. To turn off all developer options, follow these steps:

 

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Language

Change language

To change the language of the device and menus, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Scroll and select Settings.
  3. Select Languages.
  4. Choose the language that you would prefer to use.

 

 

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First time use

Prepare the battery and SIM card

Before using the device, you need to insert the battery and SIM card. To prepare the battery and SIM card, see these steps:

 

 

 

Setup wizard

After turning on your device the first time, you may see a setup wizard to help you set up your device. To do this initial setup, follow these steps:

 

  1. Make sure that the battery has been fully charged.
  2. Turn on the device.
  3. The device is ready for use.

 

 

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Time & date

Auto-update time (NITZ)

To set the device clock to automatically update based on what time zone it is in, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Scroll to and select Clock.
  3. Scroll to and select Clock again.
  4. Scroll down to Auto update.
  5. Scroll left or right to select On or Off.
  6. When finished, select OK.
  7. Restart your phone.

 

 

Set time & date

To set the time and date of the device clock, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Scroll to and select Clock.
  3. Scroll to and select Clock again.
  4. Scroll down to the Time field and enter the current time.
  5. Scroll down to the Date field and enter the current date.
  6. When finished, select OK.

 

 

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