Screen & keyboard: T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide. 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, press the Menu mytouch4gmenu.png key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Display.
  4. Touch Brightness.
  5. Touch Automatic brightness or touch and slide  your finger left or right to adjust brightness.
  6. Touch OK.

 

 

Timeout

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

 

  1. From  the Home screen, press the Menu mytouch4gmenu.png key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Display.
  4. Touch Screen timeout.
  5. Select  one of the following options:
    • 15 seconds
    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 10 minutes
    • Never turn off

 

 

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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:
    • Shortcut
      1. Locate the desired shortcut.
      2. Touch the shortcut to add it to the selected Home screen.
    • Widget
      1. Locate the desired widget.
      2. Touch the widget to add it to the selected Home screen.
    • Folder
      1. Locate the desired folder.
      2. Touch the folder to add it to the selected Home screen.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

  1. Touch  and hold a shortcut, widget, or folder on any Home screen.
  2. Drag  the shortcut, widget, or folder to the trash can at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Release  your finger.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch and hold  the screen until the Add to Home menu displays.
  2. Touch Wallpaper.
  3. Touch Home.
  4. Select one of the following options:         
    • Gallery     
      • Locate and touch the desired image.
      • If desired, touch and slide the box to adjust image area and scale.
      • When finished, touch Save.
    • Live wallpapers     
      • Scroll to and touch the desired image.
      • Touch Set wallpaper.
    • Shop     
      • Scroll to and touch the desired image.
      • Touch the Downloads tab.
      • Touch Wallpaper & Animations.
      • Follow the on-screen prompts.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch and hold  the screen until the Add to Home menu displays.
  2. Touch Wallpaper.
  3. Touch Lock screen.
  4. Select one of the following options:        
    • Gallery    
      1. Locate and touch the desired image.
      2. If desired, touch and slide the box to adjust image area and scale.
      3. When finished, touch Save.
    • Live wallpapers    
      1. Scroll to and touch the desired image.
      2. Touch Set wallpaper.
    • Shop    
      1. Scroll to and touch the desired image.
      2. Touch the Downloads tab.
      3. Touch Wallpaper & Animations.
      4. Follow the on-screen prompts.

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the App Drawer App Drawer Icon.png
  2. Scroll to and select Settings
  3. Scroll to and select Language and Keyboard
  4. Scroll to and select Input
  5. Select desired keyboard settings

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. While your cursor is in a Text Entry Field, press the SYM Key
  2. Choose the desired number or symbol
  3. Press the ABC Key to return to the alphabetic keypad.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

  1. From the Home screen, tap the App Drawer App Drawer Icon.png
  2. Scroll to and select Settings
  3. Scroll to and select

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

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

  1. From the Home screen, tap App DrawerApp Drawer Icon.png
  2. Scroll to and select Settings
  3. Scroll to and select Language and Keyboard
  4. Scroll to and select Swype
  5. Select desired Swype settings

 

 

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Multitasking

Turn on / off multitasking

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Switch windows

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