Screen & keyboard: HTC Wildfire S

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the HTC Wildfire S. 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 Menukey.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness.
  5. If necessary, tap the Automatic brightness check box.
  6. Touch and drag the Slider to manually adjust screen 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 Menukey.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Screen timeout.
  5. Tap to select the desired amount of time.

 

 

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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:
    • Widget
    • App
    • Shortcut
    • Folder
  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 the item you want to delete until it vibrates.
  2. Drag the item to the trash can trash_icon.png icon. The item will turn red.
  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 Wallpaper.
  3. Select one of the following options:
    • HTC wallpapers
      1. Scroll to the desired wallpaper.
      2. Tap Preview.
      3. Tap Apply.
    • Live wallpapers
      1. Scroll to the desired wallpaper.
      2. Tap Preview.
      3. Tap Apply.
    • Gallery
      1. Locate and tap the image you want to use.
      2. If desired, adjust the image area.
      3. Tap Save.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. 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, tap the Menu Menukey.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language &keyboard.
  4. Tap Touch Input.
  5. Tap Keyboard types.
  6. Select from the following options:
    • Standard
    • Phone
    • Compact

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. Tap a text entry field.
  2. Tap the Symbol (=@#)key.
  3. Tap to enter the desired number or Symbol. If you don’t see they symbol you are looking for, tap the ½ key.
  4. Tap the ABC 123 key to return to text entry mode.
  5. On the on-screen keyboard, tap the Symbol (=@#) key or the ABC123 key.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

  1. Tap a text entry field,
  2. On the on-screen keyboard, tap the Symbol (=@#) key or the ABC123 key.

 

 

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 the feature.

 

 

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