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  • Brand: Dell
  • Product: Mobile
  • Model/name: Venue Pro
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, German

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Dell™ Venue Pro
User's Manual
COMMENT
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Notes, Cautions, and Warnings
NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make
better use of your device.
CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates potential damage to hardware or loss
of data if instructions are not followed.
WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage,
personal injury, or death.
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Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2010 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission
of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden.
Trademarks used in this text: Dell™ and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc.
Microsoft®, Windows®, Excel®, Powerpoint®, Windows Live®, Hotmail®, Xbox Live®,
Zune®, and SharePoint® are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Adobe Acrobat™ is a trademark
of Adobe Systems Incorporated which may be registered in certain jurisdictions.
Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the
entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary
interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
October 2010 A00
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Statement
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions:
1) this device may not cause harmful interference and
2)thisdevicemustacceptanyinterferencereceived,includinginterferencethatmaycause
undesired operation of the device.
FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement:
For body worn operation, this phone has been tested and meets FCC RF exposure
guidelines when used with an accessory that contains no metal and that positions the
handset a minimum of 1.5 cm from the body. Use of other accessories may not ensure
compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines.
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Contents 3
Contents
1 Package Contents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
2 Getting to Know Your Dell™
Venue Pro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
3 Setting Up Your Dell™ Venue Pro. . 11
Getting Your Phone Ready for Use . . . . . . . . 11
Turning On Your Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Turning Off Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Turning On the Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
First-Time Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
4 Using Your Dell™ Venue Pro . . . . . . 16
Physical QWERTY Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Start Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Touch Screen Gestures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Screen Orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Applications list . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Status Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Wallpaper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
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4 Contents
Navigating Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
On-Screen Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
On-Screen Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
5 Communicating With People Using
Your Dell™ Venue Pro . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Setting Up E-mail and Social Networking
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Using E-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Calling. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Managing Contacts Using the People
Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Messaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
6 Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Using bing Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Browsing the Internet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Using Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Marketplace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Games and Xbox LIVE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
7 Customizing Your Dell™ Venue Pro 70
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8 Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Playing Music and Video Using Zune . . . . . . . 81
Listening to FM Radio Using Zune . . . . . . . . 84
Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Alarms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Voice Recognition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
9 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
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6 Package Contents
Package Contents
Check the contents of your package to verify that you have the
following:
NOTE: The contents of your package may vary based on your region.
U.S.A
Dell Venue Pro phone
Battery
Getting Started Guide
Safety, Environmental, and Regulatory Information
Warranty and Support Information
MicroUSB cable
Charger
US plug
Headset with microphone
Europe
Dell Venue Pro phone
Battery
Getting Started Guide
Safety, Environmental, and Regulatory Information
Warranty and Support Information
MicroUSB cable
Charger
UK plug
EURO plug
Headset with microphone
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Getting to Know Your Dell™ Venue Pro 7
Getting to Know Your Dell™
Venue Pro
This section provides information about the features available on your
Dell Venue Pro phone.
Feature Function(s)
1 Earpiece Use to listen to phone conversations.
2 Back Touch to:
• Return to the previous screen or web
page.
• Cancel an operation.
• Close an on-screen keyboard or a
menu.
3 Start
• Touch to return to the Start screen
from anywhere on the phone,
including from a running application.
• Touch and hold for speech commands.
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4 Search button
Touch to open the search box to find
items from the Internet, contacts from
the contact list, or applications from
Marketplace.
5 Proximity sensor Detects and turns off the screen when
you bring the phone close to your ear to
make or receive calls, in order to prevent
unintentional touch on the screen.
Feature Function(s)
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Feature Function(s)
1 Power and sleep/wake button • Press and hold to turn on the phone.
• Press and hold to turn off the phone.
• Press to turn off the display.
• Press to wake up the phone from the
sleep mode.
2 Camera Capture photos and videos.
3 Speakers Audio output for video, music, and FM radio.
4 Micro USB connector • Connects to a USB cable to transfer files
to a computer.
• Connects to a charger to charge the
phone.
5 Back cover Secures the battery in place.
6 Camera flash For using flash while capturing photos and
videos.
7 Headphone connector Connects to headphones.
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Feature Function(s)
1 Volume control buttons During a phone call or while playing
media such as music, FM radio, and
video:
• Press to increase or decrease the
volume by one level.
• Press and hold continuously to
increase or decrease volume level.
2 Camera button • Press to start the camera.
• Press to capture a photo or video.
• A half press of the button enables
auto-focus.
• When recording a video, press to
stop.
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Setting Up Your Dell™ Venue Pro 11
Setting Up Your Dell™ Venue
Pro
This section provides information on setting up your Dell Venue Pro
phone for the first time.
Getting Your Phone Ready for Use
1 Remove the back cover
a Slide the back cover up towards
the top of the phone.
b Lift the back cover off the phone.
NOTE: Do not turn on the phone when the back cover is removed.
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2 Insert the SIM card
3 Insert the battery
Align the angled corner of the SIM card with the angled corner in the card
holder and insert the card. If the card does not fit in the card holder easily,
check to ensure that you have aligned the corner on the card with the
corner on the card holder.
Align the metal contacts on the battery with the contacts on the battery
holder and place the battery.
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4 Close the back cover
a Align the tabs on the back cover
with the slots on the phone.
b Place the cover onto the back of
the phone, and then slide the
cover towards the bottom of the
phone to secure the cover in
place.
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5 Charge the phone
NOTE: Charge the battery in an environmental temperature between
0°C and 45°C.
Turning On Your Phone
NOTE: Use this phone in an environmental temperature between -10°C
and 55°C.
1 Press the power and sleep/wake button to turn on your phone.
2 The Windows Phone 7.0 operating system screen appears when
the phone goes through a cold boot process.
3 If your SIM card is locked by a Personal Identification Number
(PIN), type the PIN by touching corresponding number keys on
the on-screen keypad. Touch the enter button to confirm your
input.
The battery is not fully charged when first unpacked.
a Connect the microUSB cable's connector into the connector on the
phone.
b Connect the cable's USB connector into the supplied USB wall charger
adapter.
c Connect the USB wall charger adapter into a power outlet and charge the
phone till the battery is fully charged.
NOTE: The phone is fully
charged within four hours when
connected to a power outlet.
NOTE: To charge your phone
using a computer, connect the
microUSB cable's connector to
the phone, and the cable's USB
connector to a USB port on the
computer.
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Turning Off Your Phone
Press and hold the power and sleep/wake button.
Turning On the Screen
If the device is on, but the screen is off, press the power and
sleep/wake button to turn on the screen.
First-Time Setup
After the first-time cold boot, touch the get started button to let the
phone take you through an initial setup process:
1 The phone detects whether an Internet connection is available.
NOTE: Connecting to the Internet requires an active Wi-Fi or mobile
data connection (GPRS, EDGE, 3G, or HSPA). See Connectivity settings
for more information on how to set up a data connection.
2 The phone asks whether to retrieve time zone, date, and time
information directly from the Internet server, or to set up time
zone, date, and time manually.
3 Download the Microsoft Software Agreement.
4 To connect your phone to Windows Live and use services
including Windows Live®
Messenger,
Hotmail®
, Zune®
, and Xbox
LIVE®
, touch the sign in button to sign in with your existing
Windows Live ID, or touch the create one button to register a new
Windows Live ID.
NOTE: Signing in to Windows Live also synchronizes all your Windows
Live e-mails and contacts on your phone.
5 The phone is ready for use when the Start Screen appears.
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Physical QWERTY Keyboard
You can use the physical QWERTY keyboard to type text into a text
field in your phone.
To access the keyboard
Slide the phone up to access the keyboard.
NOTE: The on-screen keyboard closes automatically when the physical
QWERTY keyboard is active.
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Keyboard controls
1 Press to type alphabets in the text field.
2 • Press the key to switch between the uppercase and lowercase
typing modes. in the status bar indicates that the lowercase
typing mode is active; indicates that the uppercase typing mode
is active.
• Press and hold the key to enable the Caps Lock mode, as the icon
indicates in the status bar. Press again to disable the Caps Lock
mode.
3 • Press the blue fn key to enable the blue numbers and symbols. The
icon will show up in the status bar to confirm this function is
enabled. The input mode will automatically switch to the alphabet
mode after you type a number or a symbol.
• To enable continuous number and symbol input, press and hold the
fn key. The icon will show up in the status bar to confirm this
function is enabled. Press the same key to disable this mode.
4 Press the key to add accents to vowels. Multiple presses cycle
through available accents. Press and hold the key to view the accent
picker, and touch the accent to type in the text field.
NOTE: The accent key only works when the cursor immediately follows
a vowel.
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Start Screen
The Start screen is the starting point for
your phone activities, and is made up of
customizable “tiles”—shortcuts or links
that provide easy access to your favorite
or frequently used features, applications,
contacts, web pages, and media playlists.
Tiles are dynamic and updated in real
time to display notifications of new text
messages, e-mails, upcoming calendar
events, missed calls, and latest feed
updates on your social networks such as
Twitter, Facebook, and Windows Live.
To open the Start screen
From any phone activities, touch Start .
5 • Press the space bar to type a space.
• Double-press the space bar to insert a period.
6 Press the key to view the emoticon picker. Touch the desired
emoticon to type the emoticon in the text box.
7 • Press the sym key to open the on-screen symbol picker where you
can touch the numbers, symbols, and punctuation marks that you
want to type.
• When the symbol picker appears, touch or for more available
symbols.
• Press the sym key to close the on-screen symbol picker.
8 • Press the key to enter a new line of text.
• Press the key to confirm your text input.
9 • Press the key to delete a typed character, symbol, or a space.
• Press and hold the key to quickly delete typed text.
Tiles
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To add a tile to the Start screen
You can “Pin” an application, media item, or favorite contact to add it
as a tile on the Start screen.
1 Touch and hold an application that you would like to pin as a tile
on the Start screen.
2 From the context menu that appears, touch pin to start, or pin
favorites to start.
NOTE: After you open a contact profile from the People application,
touch the pin icon in the application bar at the bottom to pin the
contact to the Start screen.
To reposition a tile on the Start screen
1 Touch and hold the tile until it stands out to become movable.
NOTE: When the moving mode is activated, you can touch another tile
to make it movable.
2 Drag or flick the tile to another location on the screen.
3 Release the tile in the desired location.
4 Touch the tile or the blank area on the screen to disable the
moving mode.
To remove a tile from the Start screen
1 Touch and hold the tile you want to remove.
2 Touch the unpin icon .
To navigate the Start screen
1 Flick or pan the Start screen upwards or downwards until it
displays the desired tile.
NOTE: To stop the Start screen from moving, touch anywhere on the
Start screen.
2 Touch the tile to open the associate application or feature.
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To change the tile color
You can change the tile color by changing the accent color.
1 Touch Start →applications → Settings.
2 Under system, select theme.
3 Touch the Accent color text box.
4 Touch a desired color sample from the ACCENTS list.
To change the background color of the Start screen
1 Touch Start →applications → Settings.
2 Under system, select theme.
3 Touch the Background list box.
4 From the Background list box, touch dark or light to change the
background color.
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Touch Screen Gestures
Your phone has a multi-touch sensitive screen. You can touch the
screen to navigate and control the phone. The following touch screen
gestures are supported on your phone:
Touch Gestures Allows you to:
Touch
Touch gently on the screen with your
fingertip.
• Select screen items including
buttons, icons, images, entries, and
options.
• Start applications.
• Input text using the on-screen
keyboard or numeric keypad.
• Stop any type of screen content
from scrolling, for example the
Applications list or a web page.
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Touch and hold
Touch and hold your finger on the
screen.
“Pin” an application, media item, or
favorite contact to the Start screen to
add it as a tile.
• To pin an item, touch and hold the
item until the context menu
appears, and then touch pin to
start or pin favorites to start.
• To remove a tile, touch and hold
the tile, and then touch .
Flick or swipe
Slide a finger quickly in the direction
you want the screen content to move.
Quickly scroll through different
screens of content: the Start screen,
Applications list, web pages, lists,
entries, photos, and so on.
Touch Gestures Allows you to:
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Pan
1 Touch a desired area on the screen.
2 Keeping your finger in contact with
the screen, move your fingertip
slowly in the direction you want the
screen content to move.
• Move a tile somewhere else on
Start at a controlled rate. Touch and
hold the tile, then move it wherever
you'd like.
• Scroll through lists, menus, or
pages.
Pinch or Zoom-Out Pinch
Move two fingers closer together on
the screen to zoom-out.
Zoom-out on websites, maps, or
pictures.
Touch Gestures Allows you to:
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Stretch or Zoom-In Stretch
Move two fingers away from each
other on the screen to zoom-in.
Zoom-in on websites, maps, or
pictures.
Double-tap
Tap the screen quickly twice. Toggle between the zoom-in and
zoom-out states of a screen view,
such as a picture or web page. The
application defines the zoomed-in
and zoomed-out scales and zooms in
or out accordingly.
Touch Gestures Allows you to:
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Screen Orientation
Your phone supports two types of orientation: portrait and landscape.
For optimal viewing experience, the screen rotates automatically to
portrait or landscape view depending on how you hold the phone.
Portrait orientation
In portrait-mode, the screen is vertically oriented where the height of
the screen is greater than the width.
Landscape orientation
In landscape-mode, the screen is horizontally oriented where the
width of the screen is greater than the height, and is suited for
browsing the Internet, watching videos, and playing games.
NOTE: The Start screen and Applications list always appear in portrait
mode. Landscape mode is not supported on certain applications or while
the physical QWERTY keyboard is open.
NOTE: Certain applications downloaded from the Internet may not
support automatic screen orientation to portrait or landscape.
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Applications list
The Applications list contains the list of all the applications available on
your phone.
NOTE: If you have an application tile on your Start Screen, you will be
able to access that application simply by touching the tile. For all other
applications that are not pinned to your Start Screen, you will need to go
to the applications list to access them.
To display the Applications list
To navigate the Applications list
1 Flick or pan the Applications list upwards or downwards until it
displays the desired application.
NOTE: To stop the Applications list from moving, touch anywhere on
the screen.
2 Touch the application to open it.
1 Touch Start to open the Start screen.
2 Touch or flick the Start screen to the left to view the Applications list.
3 To return to the Start screen from the Applications list, touch or flick
the Applications list to the right.
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Status Bar
At the top of your smart phone screen, there is a thin bar known as the
Status bar. The Status bar displays icon indicators for current time,
battery power, signal strength, network connectivity, ringtone settings,
and other system information.
NOTE: The Status bar hides the icons after a short period of time. To
display the icons, touch the Status bar.
1 Signal strength
2 Connected to a 3G (HSPA) data network
3 Connected to a Wi-Fi network
4 Silent mode is enabled
5 Battery status
6 Current time
7 SIM card is locked
8 Vibrate mode is enabled
9 Phone is charging
10 Airplane mode is enabled
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Wallpaper
The display turns off automatically after a time-
out period of inactivity. The wallpaper then
appears after you wake up the display by pressing
the power and sleep/wake button, or when you
slide open the QWERTY keyboard.
The wallpaper helps prevent unintentional touch
on the screen, displays the date and time, missed
calls, new messages, upcoming events, and the
alarm set indicator.
To set the screen time-out period
1 Touch Start →applications → Settings.
2 Under system, touch lock & wallpaper.
3 Touch the Screen time-out box and select the desired time period.
To hide the wallpaper
Flick the wallpaper up to view the last displayed screen. If the
wallpaper is locked by a password, type the password to unlock it.
To lock the wallpaper with a password
1 Touch Start →applications → Settings.
2 Under system, touch lock & wallpaper.
3 Touch or drag the Password toggle switch to turn on the password
function.
4 Type your password into both the New password and Confirm password
boxes.
5 Touch the done push button.
To change the wallpaper
Using the Settings option
1 Touch Start →applications → Settings.
2 Under system, touch lock & wallpaper.
3 Touch change wallpaper.
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4 Flick to view a picture collection such as all or Wallpapers. Touch
the desired collection.
5 Touch the thumbnail view of a picture to display the picture.
6 Pan the picture using the cropping frame to decide which portion
of the picture you would like to use as the wallpaper. You can also
enlarge the picture using the stretch or zoom-in gesture, then
pan a desired area to crop as the wallpaper.
NOTE: The cropping tool is not available for the Wallpapers pictures in
their original size.
7 Touch the crop button to set the picture as wallpaper.
Using the Pictures option
1 Touch Start →applications → Pictures.
2 Flick to view a picture collection such as all or Wallpapers. Touch
the desired collection.
3 Touch the thumbnail view of a picture to display the picture.
4 Touch or touch and hold the picture to view the context
menu. Touch use as wallpaper.
5 Pan the picture using the cropping frame to decide which portion
of the picture you would like to use as the wallpaper. You can also
enlarge the picture using the stretch or zoom-in gesture, then
pan a desired area to crop as the wallpaper.
NOTE: The cropping tool is not available for the Wallpapers pictures in
their original size.
6 Touch the crop button to set the picture as wallpaper.
To set the time and date
1 Touch Start →applications → Settings.
2 Under system, touch date & time.
3 To set the date and time automatically according to the carrier
network, touch or flick the Set automatically toggle switch to
enable the function.
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To set the date and time manually, touch or flick the Set
automatically toggle switch to disable the function, then type the
date and time values into the respective text boxes.
4 Touch or flick the 24-hour clock toggle switch to enable or
disable the 24-hour format.
Navigating Applications
An application is a piece of software which allows you to perform a
specific task. Your phone is preloaded with a variety of applications,
and additional ones can be downloaded from the Marketplace.
Panoramic Screen
Many of the applications on your phone are presented as a panorama,
which move in a continuous loop and extend horizontally beyond the
physical borders of the display. You can browse through the content
by flicking or panning the screen horizontally.
Panoramic screen layers
When you flick or pan the panoramic screen, the four layers forming
the panoramic screen move horizontally at different speeds:
1 Panorama title
The panorama title is the title of the overall panoramic application. It lets
you identify the application in use.
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On-Screen Controls
Application Bar
The application bar displays frequently used task buttons. The bar is
aligned along the bottom of the screen.
Application bar menu
The application bar displays the sequential dots if additional tasks
or commands are organized into an application bar menu.
• To bring up the application bar menu, touch or drag the
sequential dots up, or touch, flick, or drag the left or right end
of the application bar.
• To close the application bar menu, you can:
– Touch, flick, or drag the top right or top left corner of the
application bar menu.
– Touch outside the application bar menu.
2 Panorama section
Panorama sections are the contents, options, or controls grouped
according to their specific functionality within the panoramic
application.
3 Background image
The background image is the lowest layer of the panoramic screen,
giving the screen a magazine-like feel.
4 Section title
The section title is used to identify each section within the application.
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Context Menu
Contains specific commands for items selected. Touch and hold an
item such as a picture or contact to display the context menu.
To close the context menu, touch the item, the back button , or
anywhere outside the context menu.
Push Button
Touch a push button to initiate or quit an action.
Toggle Switch
Touch and drag a toggle switch to toggle between two possible
choices, mostly for enabling or disabling a feature or state.
NOTE: You can change the toggle switch color by changing the accent
color. For information on changing the accent color, see To change the
tile color.
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Check Box
Allows you to select one or more options from a multi-selection list.
Touch the check box or the accompanying text label to select or clear
an option.
Radio Button
Represents a set of related, but mutually exclusive options. Touch a
radio button or the accompanying text label to select only one option
at a time.
Slider Track
Controls music or video playback using a slider track. Touch or drag
the track or the progress indicator inside the track.
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Text Box
Allows you to type or edit text into your phone. Touch the text box to
activate the on-screen keyboard and to type the text.
Using the Cursor
To move the cursor between letters
To highlight a word or move the cursor between words
1 Touch and hold anywhere within the text box, until the cursor stands
out and turns blue. Without lifting your finger, drag the blue cursor to
another location in the text box.
2 Release the cursor in the desired location.
1 Touch the space where you want to place the cursor. The cursor then
moves to that space.
2 Touch a word you want to highlight. The cursor becomes a color
marker to highlight the word.
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List Box
Displays a list of choices. Touch a desired item and the list box
highlights the item selected from the list.
On-Screen Keyboard
To open the on-screen keyboard
You can type text using the on-screen keyboard. When you touch a
field that requires text input, the on-screen keyboard appears. The
keyboard automatically rotates to either the portrait or landscape
mode based on the orientation of your phone.
To close the on-screen keyboard
• Touch anywhere outside the text box.
• Slide out the physical QWERTY keyboard.
• Touch the back key .
Keyboard layouts
NOTE: Depending on the current input text, the on-screen keyboard is
deployed in several context specific layouts to provide appropriate typing
aides.
Input Text Keyboard layout
Text message QWERTY layout with the emoticon
and line feed keys
Web address QWERTY layout with the .com and
enter keys
E-mail address QWERTY layout with the .com and
@ keys
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Keyboard controls
Search QWERTY layout with a search key
Phone number 12-number keypad layout
1 Touch to type the letter shown on the key into the text box where the
cursor appears.
2 • Touch to switch between the uppercase and lowercase typing
modes.
• Touch twice to enable the Caps Lock mode. Touch the same key
to disable the Caps Lock mode.
3 • Touch &123 to enable the numbers and symbols input mode.
• Touch abcd to switch back to the alphabet input mode.
4 Touch to view the emoticon picker. Touch a desired emoticon to
type in the text box. When the emoticon picker appears, touch or
to see other available emoticons.
5 • Touch space to include a space.
• Touch space twice to insert a period that immediately follows the text
typed in the text box.
Input Text Keyboard layout
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To configure the keyboard settings
1 Touch the Start →applications → Settings.
2 Under system, select keyboard.
3 Touch the settings you want to enable or disable.
6 • Touch to start a new line of text.
• Touch to confirm your text input.
7 • Touch to delete a typed character, symbol, or a space.
• Touch and hold to quickly delete typed text.
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NOTE: If you have an application tile on your Start Screen, you will be
able to access that application simply by touching the tile. For all other
applications that are not pinned to your Start Screen, you will need to go
to the applications list to access them.
Setting Up E-mail and Social Networking
Accounts
NOTE: To proceed with your account settings, you require an active Wi-
Fi or mobile data network connection (GPRS, EDGE, 3G, or HSPA) to be
able to connect to the Internet. For more information about configuring
your phone for Internet connectivity, see Connectivity settings.
To sign in with your existing account
1 Touch Start →People tile →flick to what’s new, or touch
Start →applications → Settings→email & accounts.
2 Touch set up account or add an account.
3 Select the account you want to use for Windows Live, Outlook,
Google, or Facebook. If the account type is not displayed, touch
other account or advanced setup to create a new one.
4 Type your account e-mail address and password into the text
boxes.
5 Touch the sign in button to sign in.
NOTE: You can also touch the Email setup tile from the Start screen to
sign in with an existing e-mail account. The tile then becomes the one
for that account.
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To configure your account settings or to create a new account
1 Touch Start →applications → Settings.
2 Under system, select email & accounts→add an account→
advanced setup.
3 Type the user name and password, and touch Next. To configure
an Exchange server account for your push mail, touch Exchange
ActiveSync. To configure other types of accounts which allow
you to view e-mail using a web browser, touch Internet email
account.
4 Type all the information required to set up your account, such as
your account name, password, and server address.
NOTE: Contact your service provider’s technical support if you are not
sure what data is required to set up your account.
5 When setting up an Internet e-mail account, flick down to the
bottom and touch advanced settings to set how often the
account downloads or syncs your email, contacts, and other
content.
6 Touch the sign-in button to enable your account using the new
settings.
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Using E-mail
NOTE: You require an active Wi-Fi or mobile data network connection
(GPRS, EDGE, 3G, or HSPA) to be able to send and receive your e-mail.
For more information about configuring your phone for Internet
connectivity, see Connectivity settings.
Once you have successfully set up your e-mail account on your
phone, the Start screen displays the tile for that account. For example,
the Hotmail tile is the starting point for your Hotmail account.
To open your e-mail account
When a new e-mail arrives, your e-mail tile such as on the Start
screen displays the number of new messages to alert you. Touch the
e-mail tile to open your email inbox. All your received e-mails are
delivered to your inbox.
1 Flick to or touch the label title to view the e-mails marked with that
label.
2 • Touch the e-mail thread to read the content inside.
• Touch the left end margin of the e-mail thread to select the e-mail,
then touch to delete e-mail, or touch to move it to another
folder.
NOTE: To clear a selected e-mail thread, touch the check box.
3 Touch to open the editing screen to compose and send a new e-
mail.
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To read e-mails
1 Touch the e-mail tile for example on the Start screen.
2 Touch the e-mail thread to read the content.
To quickly find an e-mail
Other than flicking the list of e-mails, touch search and type the
name of the sender in the text box, keyword of the e-mail subject, or
the content you are looking for. The screen displays the matching e-
mail and highlights the text that matches the text you have entered in
the text box.
4 Touch to select multiple e-mails to delete or move to another
folder.
5 Touch to select another e-mail folder and view the e-mails inside.
6 Touch to sync your e-mail account and download new e-mail to
your phone.
1 Touch the contact name to open the profile of the contact who has
been saved on your phone. You can touch send email and select an e-
mail account you want to use to e-mail the contact.
2 Touch the buttons from left to right to: Reply to or forward the e-mail;
delete the e-mail; read the newer e-mail; read the older e-mail.
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To compose and send an e-mail
1 Touch the e-mail tile on the Start screen.
2 Touch the new button to send a new message.
3 You may do either:
• In the To: text box, touch , and then choose a contact.
• Touch in the To: text box, and type the contact's e-mail address.
Your phone will offer suggestions as you type.
4 Touch in the Subject: text box and type a subject.
5 Touch below the Subject: text box, compose your message, and
then touch send .
NOTE: To send an e-mail to multiple contacts, separate their e-mail
addresses with a semicolon while typing.
1 Type the email address, subject, and content.
NOTE: To send an e-mail to multiple contacts, separate their e-mail
addresses with a semicolon while typing.
2 Touch to open a list of contacts with e-mail addresses, and select the
name of the contact you want to send the e-mail.
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Calling
To call by dialing
1 Touch Start →Phone tile , or touch Start →applications
→ Phone.
2 Touch from the application bar at the bottom to access the
on-screen keypad.
3 Type the phone number to call using the on-screen dialpad.
4 Touch the call push button to call the typed number.
To call a contact
1 Touch Start →People tile , or touch Start →
applications → People to open the People application.
2 Flick to the all section to view all the contacts saved on your
phone. Flick the list of contacts and touch the name of the
contact you would like to call.
NOTE: To quickly locate a contact without flicking the list, touch an
alphabet tile along the left side of the contacts list, then from the
alphabet board that opens, touch the alphabet that the contact name
starts with.
3 Touch the send task button to send the e-mail.
4 Touch the attach task button to attach files stored on your phone (such
as pictures and documents).
5 Touch the close task button to:
• Save: save the e-mail to your drafts folder.
• Discard: Delete the e-mail.
• Cancel: Return to the e-mail composing screen to continue editing.
Touch or drag the application bar upward to choose from these options:
6 priority: Set e-mail priority.
7 show cc & bcc: Send the e-mail to others as a carbon copy (Cc) or blind
carbon copy (Bcc).
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NOTE: To select a contact from previous calls, flick to the recent section
and touch a contact tile.
3 From the profile screen of the contact, touch the call [number,
mobile, work, home, etc.] to call the contact.
To manage missed, outgoing, and received calls
1 Touch Start →Phone tile , or touch Start →applications
→ Phone.
2 Flick the call history to locate a call displayed either with a phone
number or with a contact’s name.
3 You can choose to do the following:
• Touch to call back the contact or phone number.
• Touch and hold a contact name or phone number, then touch
delete item to erase the call from the call history.
• Touch the contact or phone number to open the profile screen,
then:
a Touch the call [number, mobile, work, home, etc.] to call
back.
b Touch text number [mobile] to send a text or multimedia
message to the caller.
c Touch send email to e-mail the caller.
d Touch from the application bar to add the phone number
as a new contact or as an existing contact’s new number;
touch to edit the caller’s contact information if the caller is
already a contact saved in the People application.
• To erase all calls from the call history, touch or drag the
application bar upwards→delete all.
To answer a call
Touch the answer button to answer an incoming call.
To cancel dialing or end an active call
Touch the end call push button.
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To reject an incoming call
Touch the ignore button.
To listen to your voicemail
1 Touch Start →Phone tile , or touch Start →applications
→ Phone.
2 Touch the voicemail icon on the application bar at the
bottom.
NOTE: If no voicemail number is stored on your SIM card, you will be
asked to create one. See To adjust call settings for information on how to
save your voicemail number.
To manage ongoing calls
1 Touch to end a call.
2 Touch to open the call history.
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To adjust call settings
You can change call settings to suit your personal needs, or enable the
call services available from your network service provider.
1 Touch Start →Phone tile , or touch Start →applications
→ Phone.
2 Touch or drag the application bar upwards→call settings.
3 Touch to open or close the call control area.
4 Touch to open or close the on-screen keypad to dial another call.
5 WARNING: Ensure that you turn off the speakerphone before
you hold the phone close to your ear as this could damage your
hearing.
Touch to turn the loudspeaker on or off.
6 Touch to hold an active call or resume a held call.
7 Touch to turn the microphone on or off.
8 Touch to make another call from the call history. The first call is
placed on hold automatically. Touch to open the keypad and dial
manually.
9
• Touch this area to swap between held
and active calls.
• Touch this area to view the active call
screen from anywhere else.
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Touch to connect both held and active calls to conduct a
conference call.
My phone number You can store your own phone number here.
Voicemail number Touch the button to edit and save your voicemail
number, which you can dial by touching the
voicemail icon from the application bar.
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Show my caller ID to Touch the list box and select to show your caller ID
to everyone, no one, or only your contacts as you
call them.
Call forwarding Forward incoming calls to a designated phone
number when your phone is busy, unreachable, or
does not answer.
1 Touch or drag the toggle switch to enable Call
forwarding.
2 Touch the phone number button, then type the
number to forward calls to.
NOTE: Your network service provider must support
call forwarding service.
• Call barring: Blocks certain types of incoming or
outgoing calls.
International assist This feature allows you to acquire automatic
assistance while making international calls or calling
abroad. Touch or drag the toggle switch to turn the
feature on or off.
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SIM security Protect your SIM card against unauthorized use with
a personal identification number (PIN). After a PIN is
enabled to lock your SIM, you will need to type the
PIN each time you turn on the phone in order to
unlock your SIM.
NOTE: The SIM card is permanently locked if you
type the incorrect PIN for three consecutive times.
You must type the Personal Unblocking Key (PUK) to
unlock the SIM card. Contact your service provider to
obtain the PUK.
NOTE: You can make emergency calls without
unlocking the SIM.
To enable SIM PIN:
1 Touch or drag the toggle switch to turn on SIM
security.
2 Type PIN into the phone then touch enter.
• To change SIM PIN:
1 Touch the change SIM PIN button.
2 Type the current SIM PIN then touch enter.
3 Type the new SIM PIN twice then touch enter.
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Managing Contacts Using the People
Application
Touch Start →People tile , or touch Start →applications
→ People to open the People application, where you can
manage your contacts and communicate with them through calls, text
messages, e-mails, and Internet social networking websites such as
Windows Live, Facebook, and others.
To add a new contact manually
1 Touch Start →People tile , or touch Start →
applications → People.
2 Flick to the all section, and touch .
3 Touch and fill the contact information you need. Flick the screen
to find more items to fill.
4 Touch on the application bar to save the contact.
To add a new contact from the application bar of the Phone application:
1 Touch Start →Phone tile , or touch Start →applications
→ Phone.
2 Do either of the following:
• Touch to view the People application, and then touch to
add a new contact.
• Touch , type the phone number, and touch save to save the
number to a new or an existing contact.
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To find a contact
1 Touch Start →People tile , or touch Start →
applications → People.
2 Flick to the all section containing all the contacts, or to the recent
section to find the contact tiles from the call history.
3 Flick the contacts and touch a desired entry to view the contact
profile.
To quickly locate a contact
1 Touch Start →People tile , or touch Start →
applications → People.
2 Do either of the following:
• Touch an alphabet tile along the left side of the all contacts list.
From the quick jump grid that opens as an alphabetical board,
touch the alphabet that the contact name starts with. The screen
displays the contacts whose names start with the selected
alphabet.
• Touch search and type the name of the contact to search in
the text box. The screen displays the matching contact names
and highlights the letters that match your typing.
To call, e-mail, or send a message to a contact
1 Touch Start →People tile , or touch Start →
applications → People.
2 Locate the contact that you want to call, mail, or send a message
(for more information, see To quickly locate a contact).
3 Touch the name or number of the desired contact.
4 You could either:
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