Screen & keyboard: T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the T-Mobile myTouch 3G 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 key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Display.
  4. Touch and slide the menu upward.
  5. Touch Brightness.
  6. Touch to select or clear the Automatic brightness check box.
  7. If Automatic brightness is turned off, touch and slide the slider left or right to adjust brightness.
  8. Touch OK.

 

 

Timeout

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Display.
  4. Touch and slide the menu upward.
  5. Touch Screen timeout.
  6. Touch a duration:
    • 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 the Home screen.
  2. Touch Shortcut, Widget, or Folder.
  3. Touch the desired shortcut.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

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

 

  1. Touch and hold a widget on the Home screen.
  2. Drag the widget 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, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Wallpaper.
  3. Touch Gallery.
  4. Touch the desired image.
  5. Touch and slide the green square to the desired location.
  6. Touch Save.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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

 

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 the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll and select Language and keyboard.
  4. Select desired keybaord.

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

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

 

  1. Touch a text field to display the on-screen keyboard.
  2. If you are on the ABC keyboard, touch SYM, to display the number and symbol keyboard.
  3. Touch the desired symbol.
    • Note: Touch the Shift button to display additional symbols.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

  • Touch ABC to access the alphabet keyboard and enter letters.
  • Touch SYM to access the number keyboard and enter numbers.

 

 

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 the feature.

 

 

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Multitasking

Turn on / off multitasking

To turn on or turn off multitasking, follow these steps:

 

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

 

 

Switch windows

To switch tasks or windows, follow these steps:

 

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

 

 

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