Screen & keyboard: T-Mobile myTouch 3G

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the T-Mobile myTouch 3G. 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 Sound & display.
  4. Touch and slide the menu upward.
  5. Touch Brightness.
  6. Touch and slide the slider left or right to adjust brightness.
  7. 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 Screen timeout.
  5. Touch a duration:     
    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 10 minutes
    • 30 minutes

 

 

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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 Shortcuts, Widgets, or Folders.
  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 the icon that you want to remove.
  2. Touch and slide the icon to the trash can at the bottom of the screen.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

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

 

To use a picture that you took

  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 square to the desired location.
  6. Touch Save.

 

To use a pre-loaded wallpaper

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Wallpaper.
  3. Touch Wallpaper gallery.
  4. Touch the desired image.
  5. Touch Set wallpaper.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

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. Touch a text field to display the on-screen keyboard.
  2. Rotate the device sideways to display the landscape keyboard.

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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.

Note: Touch ?123, to display the number keyboard if you are on the alphabet keyboard.

  1. Touch ALT.
  2. Touch the desired symbol.

Note: On the alphabet keyboard, touch and hold the period to display additional symbols or a letter to display accents.

 

 

Text entry mode

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

 

  1. Touch a text field to display the on-screen keyboard.  Note: Touch ABC or  ?123 to switch between the alphabet and number keyboards.

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  1. Touch letters and numbers on the keyboard to enter text.
  2. Touch the space bar to enter the suggested word or touch a word from the candidate list above the on-screen keyboard.

Note: Touch and hold the word on the far left of the candidate list to add it to the user dictionary.

  1. Press the Back key to hide the on-screen keyboard.

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

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

 

 

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Multitasking

Turn on / off multitasking

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

 

 

Switch windows

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

 

 

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