Set up the device: T-Mobile myTouch 4G

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the T-Mobile myTouch 4G. 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:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the App drawerApp Drawer Icon.png
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings
  3. Tap Applications
  4. Tap Development
  5. Check desired options

 

 

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Language

Change language

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

  1. From the Home screen, tap the App drawer App Drawer Icon.png
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings
  3. Scroll to and tap Language & keyboard
  4. Tap Select Language
  5. Select preferred language

 

 

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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. Enter your existing Gmail username and password or tap to Create New
  2. Follow the prompts to sign in to your device and select sync options.

 

 

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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, press the Menu Menu Icon.png key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Date & time.
  4. Touch  to select or deselect Automatic.

 

 

Set time & date

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

  1. From  the Home screen, press the Menu Menu Icon.png key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Scroll  to and touch Date & time.
  4. If  necessary, touch Automatic to clear  the check box and turn off automatic update.
  5. Touch Set date.
  6. Touch  and slide up or down to select the desired Month.
  7. Touch  and slide up or down to select the desired Day.
  8. Touch  and slide up or down to select the desired Year.
  9. Touch OK.
  10. Touch Select  time zone.
  11. Touch the desired time zone.
  12. Touch Set time.
  13. Touch  and slide up or down to select the desired Hour.
  14. Touch  and slide up or down to select the desired Minute.
  15. Touch AM or PM.
  16. Touch OK.
  17. If desired, touch to  select Use 24-hour format.
  18. If desired, touch Select date format.
  19. Select one of the  following options:  
    • 12/31/2010
    • 31/12/2010
    • 2010/12/31
    • Fri, Dec 31, 2010
    • Fri, 31 Dec 2010
    • 2010 Dec 31, Fri

 

 

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