Screen & keyboard: T-Mobile Sparq

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the T-Mobile Sparq. 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 the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Select Phone settings.
  4. Select Display.
  5. Scroll to and select Brightness.
  6. Scroll left or right to adjust screen brightness.

 

 

Timeout

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Select Phone settings.
  4. Select Display.
  5. Scroll to and select Backlight.
  6. Select Screen.
  7. Select from the following options:
    • Immediately
    • 10 sec
    • 30 sec
    • 1 min

 

 

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Home screen

Add widget or shortcut

To add a widget or shortcut to the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Tools button.
  2. Select Edit widgets.
  3. Select desired widgets.
  4. Press Save.

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Tools button.
  2. Select Edit widgets.
  3. Uncheck desired widgets.
  4. Press Save.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, select the Personalize icon (right soft key, looks like a wrench).
  2. Scroll to and select Change wallpaper.
  3. Select from the following options:
    • My images
    • My creations
    • Phone
    • Memory card
  4. Select the folder containing the image you want to use.
  5. Scroll to the image you want to use.
  6. Select OK.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

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

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

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

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

Front facing keyboard

 

  1. Press the Star (*) key until you see 123 in the upper right corner of the screen to enter numbers.
  2. Enter the desired number.


Slide out QWERTY keyboard


  1. Press the Fn (function) key.
  2. Press the key containing the number or symbol you want to enter.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, select the Menu icon.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Select Phone settings.
  4. Scroll to and select Input mode.
  5. Select from the following options:
    • Smart ABC
    • Smart abc
    • Smart Abc
    • ABC
    • abc
    • Abc
    • Smart SPANISH
    • Smart spanish
    • Smart Spanish
    • SPANISH
    • spanish
    • Spanish
    • Smart FRENCH
    • Smart french
    • Smart French
    • FRENCH
    • french
    • French
    • Smart ITALIAN
    • Smart italian
    • Smart Italian
    • ITALIAN
    • italian
    • Italian
    • Add numbers

 

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

To turn on or turn off haptic feedback vibration, follow these steps:

 

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

 

 

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