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OWNER'S MANUAL
LG-E900
This guide helps you to start using your phone. If you need more
information, please visit www.lg.com
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Summary of Contents

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    General Inquiries <LG Customer Information Center> 0844-847-5847 or +44-844-847-5847 * Make sure the number is correct before making a call. LG-E900_Orange_UK.indb 1 OWNER’S MANUAL LG-E900 This guide helps you to start using your phone. If you need more information, please visit www.lg.com P/NO : MFL66983328 (1.1) H...

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    Copyright©2010 LG Electronics, Inc. All rights reserved. LG and the LG logo are registered trademarks of LG Group and its related entities. LG-E900_Orange_UK.indb 2 This device is intended for use in all European countries. WiFi The WLAN can be operated in the EU without...

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    • Copyright ©2010 LG Electronics, Inc. All rights reserved. LG and the LG logo are registered trademarks of LG Group and its related entities. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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    Congratulations on your purchase of the advanced and compact LG-E900 phone by LG, designed to operate with the latest digital mobile communications technology. Disposal of your old appliance 1 When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC.

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    Copyrights and trademarks Rights to all technologies and products that comprise this device are the property of their respective owners: • This product includes software licensed from MS, an affiliate of the Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft and software bearing the Microsoft name are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Marketplace ... 34 Getting Started ������������������������������� 35 Signing in with a Windows Live ID ... 35 Importing your contacts... 36 Staying in Sync ... 36 4 LG-E900 | User Guide Communicating ������������������������������ 37 Phone ... 37 Messaging ... 40 Email ... 42 Facebook ...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    The Web ������������������������������������������ 68 Browser ... 68 Connectivity ������������������������������������ 69 Bluetooth ... 69 Wi-Fi ... 70 Play To ... 72 Settings ������������������������������������������ 73 system ... 73 applications ... 75 Orange application... 77 Software update ����������������������������� 79 Phone software update ... 79 Accessories ������������������������������������...

  • Page 8: Guidelines For Safe And Efficient Use

    6 LG-E900 | User Guide The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/kg*.

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    The highest SAR value for this device when tested for use at the ear is 0.935 W/kg. This device meets RF exposure limit guidelines when used either in the normal use position against the ear or when positioned at least 1.5 cm away from the body.

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    Change or Modifi cations that are not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. 8 LG-E900 | User Guide Product care and maintenance WARNING Only use batteries, chargers and accessories approved for use with this particular phone model.

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    Do not drop. • Do not subject this unit to • mechanical vibration or shock. Switch off the phone in any area • where you are required by special regulations. For example, do not use your phone in hospitals as it may affect sensitive medical equipment.

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    These requests are designed to prevent possible interference with sensitive medical equipment. 10 LG-E900 | User Guide Road safety Check the laws and regulations on the use of mobile phones in the area when you drive.

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    Avoid damage to your hearing Damage to your hearing can occur if you are exposed to loud sound for long periods of time. We therefore recommend that you do not turn on or off the handset close to your ear. We also recommend that music and call volumes are set to a reasonable level.

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    • to the manufacturer’s instructions. Please recycle when possible. Do not dispose as household waste. If you need to replace the battery, • take it to the nearest authorised LG Electronics service point or dealer for assistance. • wall char Actu •...

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    Always unplug the charger from the • wall socket after the phone is fully charged to save unnecessary power consumption of the charger. Actual battery life will depend on • network configuration, product settings, usage patterns, battery and environmental conditions. 12/1/10 1:58 PM...

  • Page 16: Assembling, Getting To Know Your Phone

    Return to the Start screen; Start the Voice Recognition function (press and hold). Back button Return to the previous screen. Mouthpiece 14 LG-E900 | User Guide WARNING: Placing a heavy object on the phone or sitting on it can damage its LCD and touch screen functionality.

  • Page 17: Open View

    Volume keys • When the screen is idle: volume of system tone & ring tone. • During a call: earpiece volume. • When playing a track: controls track volume. Open view External camera lens Camera flash Charger, data cable (USB cable port) TIP! Before connecting a USB cable, wait until the phone has powered up and been registered on the network.

  • Page 18: Installing The Usim And Battery

    2 Remove the battery Using the cut-out at the bottom, lift the battery out of its compartment. 16 LG-E900 | User Guide WARNING: Do not remove the battery when the phone is switched on, as this may damage the phone.

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    5 Charging your phone Open the charger port cover on the side of your LG-E900. Insert the charger connector into the port and plug the charger into a mains electricity outlet. You cannot switch on the phone if...

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    WARNING: Unplug the charger from the mains and phone during lightning storms to avoid electric shock or fire. 18 LG-E900 | User Guide WARNING: Make sure that no sharp items come into contact with the battery. This could pose a fire risk.

  • Page 21: Navigating Your Windows Phone, Using The Touch Screen

    Navigating your Windows Phone Using the touch screen Touch screen tips Your phone's touch screen lets you easily select items or perform functions. Learn basic actions to use the touch screen. NOTE: • To avoid scratching the touch screen, do not use sharp objects. •...

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    The double tap commands the phone to zoom in or out, as appropriate. 20 LG-E900 | User Guide Touch and hold To touch and hold, the finger is pressed down and held there for a few seconds.

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    Flick Flicking is for moving objects sideways. The finger is pressed down and moved in the desired direction. To end the gesture, the finger is lifted up. Either the content will follow (as with moving a map into the centre of the screen) or it can be used for reordering items.

  • Page 24: Getting To Know Your Start Screen, Knowing And Navigating The Screen

    From this screen you can access menu options, make a call, view the status of your phone and much more. 22 LG-E900 | User Guide Knowing and navigating the screen Start screen is the beginning of the Windows Phone 7 experience for you after you power on your phone.

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    Tiles on the Start screen A tile is an easily recognisable visual shortcut for an application or its content. You can place tiles anywhere on the phone Start experience. Tiles that use the tile notification feature can update the tile graphic or title text, or increment a counter, enabling you to create a personalised, “at a glance”...

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    Zoom in on photos for a closer look. Send an email or MMS messages with attached photos. Play musics, videos and podcasts stored in the device by connecting to your PC to synchronise your stuff. Listen to FM radio. Go to marketplace. 24 LG-E900 | User Guide Icon NOTES area, s Applic...

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    Icon Description Search the Application Store for your Windows Phone applications and musics you can purchase or download, using your Wi-Fi or cellular data network connection. Read reviews or write your own reviews for your favourite apps. Download and install the applications on your Start screen.

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    [Status bar] Icon Description Signal strength Data connection 2G-GPRS 2G-EDGE Call forwarding Roaming 26 LG-E900 | User Guide Icon Description Wireless network signal strength Bluetooth status Ringer mode Input status Battery power level System clock Cust...

  • Page 29: Customising The Start Screen

    Customising the Start screen You can customise the layout of Tiles on the Start screen. You can pin all sorts of things to the screen, including apps, websites, map locations, and even contacts. If you pin a contact to the Start screen, you’ll get all of that person’s feed updates-right from the tile.

  • Page 30: Accessing Applications, Getting To Know The Application Bar

    If you rotate the phone while using some features, the interface will automatically switch to landscape view. 28 LG-E900 | User Guide Getting to know the application bar To set an application, you can use the below application bar and application bar menu at the bottom of the screen.

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    icon Application bar The Application bar provides a view that displays icon buttons with text hints and an optional context menu if you tap the visual row of dots or flicks up the Application bar. This view can be hidden again by tapping outside of the menu area or on the dots, using the back button, or selecting a menu item or Application bar icon.

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    Application bar icons The following are some of the application setting icons that are frequently used. close question mark search video favourites add to favourites share play 30 LG-E900 | User Guide minus cancel sync exclamation back delete save camera e-mail...

  • Page 33: Customising Your Windows Phone

    > change wallpaper. 3 Select an image and save. You can also change the Screen time-out and password. NOTE: • LG is not responsible for any use of default images or wallpapers provided on your phone. 12/1/10 1:58 PM...

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    NOTE: The brightness level of the display will affect how quickly the phone consumes battery power. 32 LG-E900 | User Guide Locking your SIM card You can lock your phone by activating the PIN supplied with your SIM card.

  • Page 35: Entering Text

    Entering text You can enter text by selecting characters on the virtual keypad. You cannot enter text in some languages. To enter text, please check out and select from the supported languages for writing. (Settings > System > keyboard) must Entering text with the Phonepad 1 Tap the input panel icon.

  • Page 36: Downloading Applications From Marketplace

    • Tap a list item to go to the correct Marketplace page. 34 LG-E900 | User Guide • While browsing or searching for an app, you can tap on an application or game and the Details page for the app will appear.

  • Page 37: Getting Started, Signing In With A Windows Live Id

    Getting Started When you turn on your phone for the first time, you will be guided through essential settings. Please follow the instructions on the screen to activate your phone. The following are the recommended steps. SELECT LANGUAGE > WINDOWS PNONE SETTINGS > TIME ZONE and sign in with your Windows Live ID Signing in with a Windows Live ID go to http://account live.com/ResetPassword.aspx.

  • Page 38: Importing Your Contacts, Staying In Sync

    4 Click collection, and then drag everything you want to sync to the phone icon in the lower left. 36 LG-E900 | User Guide Phon Makin 1 Tou...

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    Communicating Phone Making phone calls 1 Touch 2 Tap 3 Enter the number on the keypad. To delete a digit, touch 4 Touch to make a call. call 5 To end a call, touch end call You can also place calls using the Phone tile on the Start screen.

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    TIP! Touch any single call log entry to view the date, and time of the call. 38 LG-E900 | User Guide TIP! Tap the Application bar tab, then touch delete all to delete all the recorded items.

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    Searching for a contact There are two ways to search for a contact: On the Start screen 1 On the Start screen, touch the People hub tile to open your contacts (People hub). 2 Touch and enter the contact name using the keypad. TIP! To search for the initial of a name, touch the Contacts tab at the top of the screen and select Groups.

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    Repeat to add more recipients, and their names will be added automatically in the To: box. 40 LG-E900 | User Guide • Enter the person's mobile phone number or their email address in the To: box. To enter additional recipients, tap Enter after each one.

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    Forwarding a text message 1 On the Start screen, tap Messaging , and then tap the conversation that has the text message you want to forward. 2 Tap and hold a message, and then tap Forward. 3 Type the person's name, mobile phone number, or email address in the To: box.

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    Windows Live ID, you can use the steps below to set up your primary Windows Live ID or additional Windows Live IDs. 42 LG-E900 | User Guide On the Start screen, flick left to the Apps list, tap Settings, and then tap Email &...

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    Setting up a Microsoft Exchange email account You can use the following steps to set up an email account that is on a Microsoft Exchange Server. (For example, your email account at work might be on a Microsoft Exchange Server.) You can also use the steps in the following procedure to set up other email accounts that use Exchange ActiveSync—including a...

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    • Tap in the To: text box, and then start typing an email address. Your phone will offer suggestions as you type. 44 LG-E900 | User Guide • To remove a recipient, tap their name or email address, and then tap Remove.

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    • To delete multiple emails, tap on n tap the far left of an email you want to delete. A check box will appear. Tap the check box next to each email you want to delete, and then tap Delete. Retrieving your email You can automatically or manually check your account for new email.

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    2 Tap Settings and go to email & accounts. 3 Touch and hold the account you want to delete and tap delete. 46 LG-E900 | User Guide Facebook Setting up a Facebook account When you set up your Facebook account on your phone, Facebook info is available throughout your phone.

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    Entertainment Camera Before using the camera, you will be asked whether you want to allow it to use your location. Allowing this option will add location info to your pictures, so you can see where they were taken. Taking a picture 1 On the Start screen, flick left to the &...

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    The video is automatically saved in the Camera Roll album on your phone. 48 LG-E900 | User Guide After shooting a video 1 After you record a video, flick right, and then tap it to play it in the video viewer.

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    TIPS! • If you want to watch videos video downloaded from a website on your phone, connect your phone to your PC and sync them to your phone. You can't automatically download videos to your phone. • To find a video you took on your phone that you synced to your computer, open the Zune software, then click Collection >...

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    White Balance Automatically adjusts the colour of the subject. You can record in natural colours depending on the subject and lighting conditions. 50 LG-E900 | User Guide You can change the settings by scrolling the wheel. After selecting the appropriate option, to open tap and set the related setting.

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    Setting Options Colour effect Quality Anti-shake Flash Video Resolution The more pixels, the larger the file size, which means that Restore to default NOTE: Before taking a photo, you can tap Settings > Applications > pictures & camera to access the following settings: GPS, SkyDrive. Function Select the desired setting options on the menu: off, sepia, mono, negative, solarise...

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    • Times Square wall. A showcase of local pictures from your All view. The mosaic of picture-perfect moments 52 LG-E900 | User Guide changes every fifth time you turn on your phone. If you sync your phone using the Zune software before you visit the Pictures hub, you'll see your pictures here when you arrive.

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    NOTE: When you go to the Pictures hub for the first time, you'll see 8 pictures from the 7 folder in the Times Square wall. To see a mosaic of your own pictures here, your you need to tap the 7 folder to delete it. The Times Square wall will now randomly take pictures from your Camera Roll, as well as albums you sync from your PC or...

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    Sharing pictures 1 On the Start screen, tap Pictures. 2 Find a picture you want to share. Pictures from online albums can't be 54 LG-E900 | User Guide uploaded. 3 Tap and hold the picture, then tap Share. 4 Choose how you want to share or...

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    Favourites in the Pictures gallery Using the Favourites album on your Pictures hub has the advantage of putting your most interesting pictures in one place for easy viewing. Pictures in Favourites are also the only ones you can pin to the Start screen (if you have certain pictures that make you happy every time you see them).

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    NOTE: If you want this information to stay with your pictures when you upload them to Facebook or SkyDrive, turn on Keep location info on upload pictures. 56 LG-E900 | User Guide Music & Videos Zune software Sync files with my phone to move music &...

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    the available categories, then tap the desired item. • Press the Search button , enter a song title, album title or artist name, your then tap the desired item. 4 Follow the instructions to get your music, videos, pictures, and so on into your collection.

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    • To search Zune Marketplace, press the Search button, and then enter a song title, album title or artist name. (Zune Marketplace may not 58 LG-E900 | User Guide be available in some countries or regions.) 4 Tap the item you want to play.

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    Adjusting playback 1 When playing an item, use the following controls to adjust playback (some controls aren't available for all media types, such as videos). To do this this Music: Tap the album image, and then tap Repeat to play the current playlist repeatedly.

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    2 To hide the playlist, wait a few seconds or press the Back button. 60 LG-E900 | User Guide TIP! To play a different song in the playlist, flick up or down as necessary, and then tap the name of the item you want to play.

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    Games Games hub From the Games hub, you can play games not just on the phone; you can also connect to and extend your gaming experience to your computer and your Xbox console. • Spotlight. Read up on Xbox LIVE game news, tips and trends from the Xbox LIVE team.

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    • When you long tab a dial on radio, a short menu that you can choose to pin to start, settings, radio mode:speaker appears. 62 LG-E900 | User Guide • Tap Favourites to show your favourite stations. TIP! •...

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    Adding or remove a favourite station To tune into stations more quickly, try adding a few as favourites. 1 Tune in to a station. 2 Do one of the following: • To add the station as a favourite, tap Add Favourite •...

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    App list and tap the Calculator application. 2 Touch the number buttons to enter numbers. 64 LG-E900 | User Guide 3 For simple calculations, touch the function you want (+, –, x, or ÷), followed by =. 4 For more complex calculations,...

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    6 Tap How long to choose the time the appointment lasts. 7 If you would like to set reminder, occurs and status, touch more details and select the options you want. , tan, 8 If you want attendees to add the appointment, tap add someone to choose a contact.

  • Page 68: Windows Applications, Maps

    Check your current location and receive directions to your destination. Your Windows Phone 7 must be connected to Wi-Fi or 3G/GPRS. 66 LG-E900 | User Guide directions and enter a start location and end location to get directions. It will...

  • Page 69: Marketplace, Hotmail

    search and enter the location you want to find out. It will move the map to the place. NOTE: If you turn aerial view on at the bottom of the page by flicking upward and tapping it, you can search for the aerial location.

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    Using options Touch the Menu options bar to find more options. 68 LG-E900 | User Guide forward - Go forward to the visited page. share Page - Send the page link by Email or Messaging.

  • Page 71: Connectivity, Bluetooth

    Connectivity Bluetooth Turning on the Bluetooth wireless feature 1 On the Start screen, tap the arrow to go to your App list. 2 Tap Settings > System > Bluetooth. 3 To turn on Bluetooth, drag the slider of the status to On. ages.

  • Page 72: Wi-fi

    European countries. WLAN can be operated in the EU without restriction indoors, but cannot be operated outdoors in France. 70 LG-E900 | User Guide Connecting to a wireless network 1 On the Start screen, tap the arrow to go to your App list.

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    Editing your Wi-Fi connection Suppose you need to change the settings for a wireless network, or the network doesn’t appear. 1 Go back to the Wi-Fi Settings screen to select the network to edit, and then tap and hold the network you want to edit.

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    • Playback may be buffered, depending on the network connection and the connected DLNA DMR-enabled players. 72 LG-E900 | User Guide Playing your files on another DLNA-DMR enabled device 1 On the Start screen, tap the arrow to go to your App list and select Play To.

  • Page 75: Settings, System

    Settings In this menu, you can personalise the settings on your phone. Touch the Start screen to go to app list and tap settings. system ringtones & sounds Set Ringer and Vibrate and choose Ringtone, New text message, New voicemail, New mail. Set to play a sound for Appointment reminders, Key press, Lock and unlock, All other notifications.

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    & language Set Display language, Region format, Short date, Long date, First day of week, System locale and Browser & search language. 74 LG-E900 | User Guide ease of access Set TTY/TDD mode speech Set to Play audio confirmations and Use Speech when the phone is locked.

  • Page 77: Applications

    feedback Send feedback to help improve Windows Phone applications games Connect to Xbox LIVE On/Off. Internet Explorer Check whether you allow cookies on help your phone or not. Also you can set if you let Bing suggest sites as you type. Choose website preference.

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    - Sort list by First name / Last name. - Display names by First Last / Last, First. 76 LG-E900 | User Guide phone Set Voicemail number. Show my caller ID to everyone / no one / my contacts...

  • Page 79: Orange Application

    search Toggle Use my location On/Off . o one It uses your location to provide you with better local search results. Check to get suggestions from Bing as you type. delete history Delete previously entered search terms from your phone. Orange application Orange daily Orange daily is a news...

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    • Orange Maps Orange Maps turns your phone into a fully equipped navigation tool. Live searches give you up to date information about what’s around you too. 78 LG-E900 | User Guide Soft Phon Windo to upd to the alerte...

  • Page 81: Software Update, Phone Software Update

    Software update Phone software update Windows Phone Update enables you to update the firmware of your phone to the latest version. Your phone are alerted to Windows Phone Updates automatically by the Windows Phone Update service, and the updates are installed on the phone by using the Zune software running on the user's personal computer.

  • Page 82: Accessories

    Consult your local dealer for availability. (Items described below may be optional.) Charger Battery Stereo headset NOTE: • Always use genuine LG accessories. • Failure to do this may invalidate your warranty. • Accessories may vary in different regions. 80 LG-E900 | User Guide Data cable Connect your LG-E900 and PC.

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    Suppliers Details Name LG Electronics Inc Address LG Electronics Inc. LG Twin Towers 20, Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Korea 150-721 Product Details Product Name GSM 850 / E-GSM 900 / DCS 1800 / PCS 1900 Quad Band and WCDMA Terminal Equipment...

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    Bluetooth Which profiles are supported Bluetooth supported Profile for Windows Phone 7? 82 LG-E900 | User Guide Question Answer * Check you do not have headphones connected to the phone. • Ensure that your device is connected to the Stereo headset.

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    Category Sub-Category Bluetooth Bluetooth Connection Bluetooth Bluetooth cted Connection Contact Bluetooth transmission Bluetooth Print Data Backup Data Synchronisation Question What are the functions Connecting to Stereo/Mono Headset, Car Kit is available via Bluetooth? possible. Is it possible to use internet when synchronising between phone and pc? It's not supported.

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    Is it possible to use W(Wait) & Phone W&P option P(Pause) option, when saving Function phone number to contacts? 84 LG-E900 | User Guide Question Answer By using microsoft application "Zune" which can be downloaded from MS website. Zune supports whole flash backup, but does not support backup of user data seperately.

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    Category Sub-Category Phone Office Mobile Function Phone Ring Tone Setting How do I set the Ring Tone? Function Phone Ring Tone Setting Function or the Question It's only possible to read. • Please note that Microsoft Office Mobile doesn't support all the features that are found in Microsoft Is it possible to edit files in Office 2010.

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    Is there any option to save Phone camera or erase a picture, right after Function it's taken? 86 LG-E900 | User Guide Question Answer Your Windows Phone 7 supports 6 different languages (Deutsch, English (United Kingdom/ United States), Español, Français, Italiano).

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    SIM lock depends on the network operator that My Windows Phone has a sold you the Windows Phone. Please contact the SIM lock, can LG help me in network operator or the store that sold you the this case? Windows Phone.

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    Recovery Password missing Solution How do you obtain your password, if forgotten? 88 LG-E900 | User Guide Question Answer Some streaming protocols are not supported (e.g. RTSP). HTTP-Progressive and IIS SmoothStreaming is supported depending on the website you are visiting and the application you are using.

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    Category Sub-Category Factory Rest Recovery Solution Web update Question 1. Factory Reset. Go to tap Applications list > Settings > about > reset your phone. Resetting your phone will erase all your personal content, including applications that you purchased and downloaded, and wil restore the factory settings.

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    How to do when the Recovery Factory Reset performance is much lower Solution than before? 90 LG-E900 | User Guide Question Answer 1. Factory Reset. Go to tap Applications list > Settings > about > reset your phone. Resetting your phone will erase all your personal...

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