Contents Foreword Highlights Smart key Voice wakeup New camera modes LINK+ Thumb mode Fingerprint ID Safe Getting started Your phone at a glance Locking and unlocking the screen Dual SIM settings Connecting to a Wi-Fi network Turning on mobile data Connecting your phone to a computer Importing contacts from your old phone Touchscreen gestures...
Contents Turning on pocket mode Call settings Managing contacts Searching for a contact Importing or exporting contacts Adding a contact to your favourites Contact groups Messaging and email Sending a text message Replying to a message Managing messages Setting up an email account Sending an email Checking your email Account settings...
Contents Wi-Fi network Sharing your phone's mobile data Transferring data using Bluetooth Transferring data using Wi-Fi Direct Transferring data between your phone and computer Apps Managing applications Backup Phone Manager Calendar Clock Weather Notes FM Radio Phone settings Turning on location services Modifying sound settings Modifying display settings Enabling one-hand UI...
Foreword This guide is intended to be used with phones running EMUI 3.1. All pictures and illustrations are for your reference only and may differ from the final product. The features described in this guide may not be available on all phones or carriers due to local service supplier policy.
Highlights Smart key The smart key is a multi-functional key on the left side of your phone. Different gestures you perform with the smart key will launch different functions. It's completely customisable so you can define what each gesture does. To customise the smart key, go to Settings >...
Highlights New camera modes Front flash The front flash compensates for dark scenes and backlit objects to achieve better lighting conditions. On the home screen, touch Camera. Touch to switch to the front camera. Touch > to turn on the front flash. Touch to start shooting.
Highlights Time-lapse mode Use this mode to create an accelerated video of a slow-changing scene, such as the sunset or sunrise. On the home screen, touch Camera. Swipe left or right to select Time-lapse. Touch to start recording. Touch to stop recording. The captured video will be played back at an accelerated pace.
Highlights Thumb mode Thumb mode makes it easier to use phones with large screens and quickly share QR contact cards with friends. One-hand layout On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch One-hand UI > One-hand layout. Enable One-hand layout. You can then swipe the virtual navigation bar to either side to change the screen layout, bringing everything within reach.
Highlights Moving the screen down On the contacts, dialler, messaging or email screen, if you can't reach items near the top of the screen, touch the upper half of the screen and drag down and release (after 1 second) to shift the entire interface down closer to your thumb. From the dialler, contacts or messaging screen, drag down and then release to display your personal QR contact card.
Highlights Fingerprint ID Use your fingerprint to unlock the screen or encrypt important or private information. This function is only available on phones that have a fingerprint sensor. Registering a fingerprint Use your fingerprint to unlock the screen or view encrypted data. To better protect your privacy, you can use the fingerprint screen unlock feature only when the unlocking method is set to PIN or Password.
Highlights Safe The safe helps you secure important files and protects your privacy. Enabling the safe On the home screen, touch Files. Under Categories or Local, touch Safe. Touch Enable. Follow the onscreen instructions to enter your password and set up the security question and then touch Done.
Getting started Your phone at a glance Smart controller Status indicator Proximity sensor/Ambient Earpiece light sensor microSD card slot/ Front camera Nano-SIM card slot Smart key Navigation bar Speaker microphone Micro-USB port Power button Volume button Fingerprint scanner Rear camera Front ﬂash...
Getting started Dual color temperature Headset socket flash Noise reduction microphone Do not block the area around the ambient light and proximity sensor. If you attach a protective film to the screen, make sure it does not block the sensor. ButtonsNavigation bar Touch to return to the previous screen or exit the Return...
Getting started Locking and unlocking the screen Locking the screen • Method 1: Press the power button to manually lock the screen. • Method 2: After being idle for a specified period of time, the screen will lock itself automatically. Unlocking the screen When the screen is off, press the power button to turn it on.
Getting started Dual SIM settings This feature only applies to dual SIM phones. Enabling or disabling a SIM card You can enable one or both SIM cards. When you disable a SIM card, you will not be able to use it to make or receive calls, send text messages or access the Internet. On the home screen, touch Settings.
Getting started Connecting to a Wi-Fi network Swipe down from the status bar to open the notification panel. Under Shortcuts, touch and hold to enter the Wi-Fi settings. Turn on Wi-Fi. Your phone then scans for available Wi-Fi networks and lists them on the screen.
Getting started Importing contacts from your old phone You can import contacts from your old phone in any of the following ways: Copy your contacts on your SIM card to your new SIM card phone. For details, see Importing contacts from a SIM card.
Getting started Touchscreen gestures Touch: Tap an item once. For example, touch to confirm an option or open an application. Touch and hold: Touch and leave your finger on the screen for 2 seconds or more. For example, touch and hold a blank area on the home screen to enter editing mode.
Getting started Pinch two fingers out: Spread two fingers apart on the screen. For example, pinch two fingers out to zoom in on a picture or web page. Pinch two fingers together: Pinch two fingers together on the screen. For example, pinch two fingers together to zoom out on a picture or web page.
Getting started Motion control Motion control lets you control your phone using simple motions and gestures. For example, mute the phone by turning it over or raise the phone to your ear to answer and make calls quickly. On the home screen, touch Settings.
Getting started • Shake: Touch and hold a blank area on the home screen to enter editing mode. Shake your phone to organise your icons. • Tilt: In home screen editing mode, touch and hold an icon or widget and tilt your phone to the left or right to move the icon or widget to the next screen.
Getting started Receiving location data Alarms enabled from GPS Silent mode enabled Battery full Charging Call in progress Battery low New messages Missed calls New voicemail New emails Wi-Fi network available Selecting an input method Uploading data Connected to a Wi-Fi Phone memory full network Downloading data...
Getting started Home screen Your home screens are where you can find your favourite widgets and all your applications. We did away with the application list to give you a more convenient and direct path to your applications. Status bar: displays notifications and icons. Swipe down from the status bar to open the notification panel.
Getting started Switching between home screens Swipe left or right to view the extended home screen. Touch Home to return to the default home screen. Swipe left or right to view all home screens. Automatic screen rotation If you rotate your phone when browsing a web page or viewing a photo, the screen orientation changes automatically between landscape and portrait mode.
Getting started • Deleting an application or widget: On the home screen, touch and hold the application icon or widget you want to delete until is displayed. Drag the unwanted application icon or widget to • Creating a folder: On the home screen, drag an icon on top of another icon to create a folder containing both applications.
Getting started Notifications Status indicator The status indicator on your phone indicates the following status information: • Blinking red: The battery level is low. • Steady red (when charging): The battery level is low. • Steady yellow (when charging): The battery level is medium. •...
Getting started Accessing applications Opening and switching between applications On the home screen, touch an icon to open the corresponding application. To switch to another application, touch Home to return to the home screen and touch the icon of the application you want to open. If you have installed many applications on your phone and you can't find the application you want quickly on the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen and search for the application in the search bar.
Getting started • Swipe up from the bottom of the screen until is displayed to close all applications in the list. Locked applications will not be closed. Personalising your phone Changing the home screen style You can choose from the standard and simple home screen styles as desired. On the home screen, touch Settings.
Getting started • Touch the Random change switch to make the home screen wallpaper change automatically at periodic intervals. Changing the ringtone On the home screen, touch Settings. Under General, touch Sound. • Touch SIM card 1 phone ringtone / SIM card 2 phone ringtone or Notification ringtone and then choose one of the following tabs: •...
Settings on the home screen. Under All, touch Language & input > Default keyboard and then select an input method. Huawei Swype input method Slide across letters to enter a word. Switch between lowercase and uppercase letters. Touch and hold to access input method settings.
Getting started Android input method • Touch to switch between lowercase and uppercase letters. • Touch and hold or quickly touch twice to enable caps lock. Enter numbers and symbols. • Touch to enter a comma. • Touch and hold to open the input options menu. •...
Getting started Editing text You can select, cut, copy and paste text on your phone. • Select text: Touch and hold the text to bring up . Then drag to select more or less text or touch Select all to select all text in a text box. •...
Calls and contacts Making a call Smart dialling Smart dialling lets you quickly find contacts by entering parts of their names or numbers. On the home screen, touch Dialler. Under Dialler, enter the initials or first few letters of a contact's name or part of the contact's phone number.
Calls and contacts Making an emergency call In the event of an emergency, you can make emergency calls from your phone, even without a SIM card. However, you must be in an area with cellular coverage. On the home screen, touch Dialler.
Calls and contacts Answering or rejecting a call When a call comes in, you can press the volume button to mute the ringtone. • Drag right to answer the call. • Drag left to reject the call. • Drag up to reject the call and send the caller a message. On the dialler screen, touch >...
Calls and contacts In-call menu Place the current call on hold. To resume the call, touch again. (Make sure your carrier supports this feature.) Mute the call so that the other party can't hear you. Start a three-way call. (Make sure your carrier supports this feature.) Activate the speaker for a hands-free call.
Calls and contacts Answering a third-party call Before you answer a third-party call, make sure that you have enabled call waiting. For details, contact your carrier. If a call comes in when you are already in another call, drag right to answer the new call and place the first call on hold.
Calls and contacts You can also touch and hold the number you want to add and then touch Create new contact or Save to existing contact. Deleting call records On the home screen, touch Dialler. Under Dialler, you can: • Touch and hold a contact name or phone number and then touch Delete entry to delete the call record.
Calls and contacts Enabling call waiting The call waiting function allows you to answer an incoming call during an active call and freely switch between the two. On the home screen, touch Dialler. Under Dialler, touch > Settings. Touch Card 1 settings or Card 2 settings and then Additional settings. Touch the Call waiting switch to enable this function.
Calls and contacts Touch Touch Delete. Searching for a contact On the home screen, touch Contacts. Enter the contact name or initials. Matching contacts are displayed as you type. Importing or exporting contacts Your phone supports .vcf contact files. .vcf is a standard file format for storing contact information, including names, addresses and phone numbers.
Calls and contacts Select Supports Bluetooth and then touch Next. Turn on Bluetooth on the device from which you want to import contacts and set the device to be visible to other Bluetooth devices. Touch Next. Your phone then turns on Bluetooth and scans for Bluetooth devices. Touch the Bluetooth device from which you want to import contacts.
Calls and contacts Select the contacts you want to export or touch Select all to select all contacts and then touch Touch OK. Sharing contacts On the home screen, touch Contacts. Touch > Import/Export > Share contacts. Select the contacts you want to share or touch Select all to select all contacts. Touch .
Calls and contacts Select the contacts you want to add to the group or touch Select all to select all contacts and then touch Editing a contact group On the home screen, touch Contacts. Touch Groups and select the group you want to edit. Touch and add new members to the group.
Messaging and email Sending a text message On the home screen, touch Messaging. In the list of message threads, touch Select the recipient box and enter the contact name or phone number. You can also touch to open your contact list and choose a contact or contact group. Select the text field to begin composing your message.
Messaging and email Managing messages Forwarding a message On the home screen, touch Messaging. In the list of message threads, touch a contact name or phone number to view the conversation thread. Touch and hold the message you want to forward and then touch Touch the recipient text box and enter the contact name or phone number.
Messaging and email Deleting a thread On the home screen, touch Messaging. From the message list, touch > Delete. Select the thread you want to delete and touch Touch Delete. Setting up an email account Adding an email account When adding an account, contact your email service provider if you are unsure about the settings required.
Messaging and email Follow the onscreen instructions to configure your account. The system will then automatically connect to the server. Once your Exchange account is set up, Inbox will be displayed. Sending an email On the home screen, touch Email. Touch Touch From: to choose an email account.
Messaging and email Account settings Switching between email accounts If you have added multiple email accounts on your phone, make sure you are on the right account before viewing or sending emails. On the home screen, touch Email. In Inbox, touch in the upper left corner to open the account list.
Camera and gallery Capture screen Switch between flash modes. Swipe left or right to switch between common capture modes. View captured photos or videos. • Touch to take a photo. • Touch and hold to take burst shots. Release your finger to stop taking photos.
Camera and gallery Taking a photo On the home screen, touch Camera. Frame the scene you want to capture. Let your camera focus automatically or touch the screen to focus on an object. If the focus box turns red, the camera was unable to focus. Touch If the GPS tag switch was enabled when the photo was taken, the photo can be viewed in Gallery under Map.
Camera and gallery • Best photo: Your phone takes several photos in rapid succession and automatically picks the best one for you. • Watermark: Add various watermarks to your photos. • Audio note: You can record a brief audio clip after you take a photo. •...
Camera and gallery Using best photo mode On the home screen, touch Camera. Touch > Best photo to switch to best photo mode. Touch to shoot. Your phone takes several photos in a row and automatically selects the best photo. Touch You can also select other photos.
Camera and gallery Object tracking mode On the home screen, touch Camera. Touch > Touch Object tracking to enable object tracking mode. Touch an object on the screen. Your camera will track and stay focused on this object as you're shooting. Object tracking mode and smile capture can't be used at the same time.
Camera and gallery Video shooting modes Your phone may not feature all of these shooting modes. On the video recording screen, touch > to select a video shooting mode. • Beauty mode: Automatic facial enhancement during recording. • Object tracking: Touch an object on the screen. Your camera will track and stay focused on this object as you're shooting the video.
Camera and gallery Gallery Viewing photos On the home screen, touch Gallery. You can then: • Select the Photos tab and view photos in a timeline. • Select the Photos tab, select Map and view photos grouped according to location. •...
Camera and gallery • Touch to add a label to the photo. Hiding photos On the home screen, touch Gallery. Under Albums, touch > Hide albums. Touch the switch next to the album to hide the photos. Not all local albums on the phone's internal storage can be hidden. Deleting a photo On the home screen, touch Gallery.
Camera and gallery You can also swipe down from the status bar to open the notification panel and touch under Shortcuts. Scanning a QR code Scanning a QR code using gallery On the home screen, touch Gallery. Choose a QR code photo. Touch the photo.
Music and videos Adding songs Before you can listen to your music, you need to copy your songs onto your phone. Add songs to your phone by: • Copying songs from your computer using the USB cable. • Downloading songs from the Internet. •...
Music and videos Playing a playlist On the home screen, touch Music. Touch Playlists. Select the playlist you want to play and then touch one of the songs in the playlist or shuffle all songs. Deleting a playlist On the home screen, touch Music.
Music and videos Lock the screen. After the screen is locked, all video operations will be disabled until you unlock it. • Swipe left or right to rewind or fast-forward the video. • Swipe up or down on the left side of the screen to adjust the screen brightness.
Network and sharing Enabling mobile data On the home screen, touch Settings and then go to the All tab. Under Wireless & networks, touch More. Touch Mobile network. Touch the Mobile data switch to enable your phone's mobile data service. When you don't need Internet access, disable mobile data to save battery power and reduce mobile data usage.
Network and sharing Touch Wi-Fi. Turn on Wi-Fi. Touch > Advanced settings. Then you can: • Touch WPS connection and press the WPS button on the Wi-Fi router. • Touch WPS PIN connection and enter the PIN generated on your phone into the router.
Network and sharing Touch Tethering & portable hotspot. Touch the USB tethering switch to share your mobile data connection. You can't use your phone's USB tethering function when the phone is in USB mass storage mode. Bluetooth tethering You can share your phone's mobile data connection with other devices using Bluetooth. On the home screen, touch Settings and then go to the All tab.
Network and sharing Touch Device name. Rename the phone and touch OK. Sending a file using Bluetooth To exchange data with another Bluetooth device, turn on Bluetooth on both devices and make sure they are both discoverable. Touch and hold the file you want to send and then touch Share > Bluetooth. Your phone will automatically search for and display available devices.
Network and sharing Receiving a file using Wi-Fi Direct When a file transfer request is made using Wi-Fi Direct, the File transfer dialogue box will be displayed. Touch Accept to receive the file. Open the notification panel and touch Notifications to check the file transfer progress. By default, received files are saved to the Wi-Fi Direct folder in Files.
Network and sharing Connecting in USB flash drive mode If you have a microSD card in your phone, you can use your phone as a USB flash drive and transfer files between the microSD card and a computer. Use a USB cable to connect your phone to the computer. Swipe down from the status bar to open the notification panel.
Apps Managing applications Downloading applications Applications can be downloaded through a variety of channels, including: • App market on your phone. • Web pages using the phone browser. • Web pages using your computer. • Third-party app download software on your computer. Installing an application On the home screen, touch Files.
Apps Uninstalling an application On the home screen, touch and hold the icon of the application you want to uninstall until you see at the top of the screen. Drag the icon to and follow the onscreen instructions to uninstall the application. Some pre-installed applications can't be uninstalled.
Apps Phone Manager Phone Manager is Huawei's unique system management application that lets you better protect and manage your phone. With Phone Manager, you can: • Scan for problems and clean system trash to optimise your system. • Enable power saving mode to maximise your phone's standby time.
Apps • Enable Do not disturb. Your phone will ring only when you receive calls from allowed contacts. Tones and vibrations for other calls, messages and notifications will be disabled. Security and privacy On the home screen, touch Phone Manager. Then you can: •...
Apps • In month, week or day view, swipe left or right to change the month, week or day that is displayed. Viewing global holidays On the home screen, touch Calendar. Touch > Subscribe. Touch Add > Global holidays. Touch the switch next to the country whose holidays you want to view. Your phone will automatically access the Internet and download the country's holiday information.
Apps Clock Alarm On the home screen, touch Clock. Under Alarm, you can: • Add an alarm: Touch and set the alarm time, ringtone, repetitions and more. Touch to apply the settings. • Enable or disable an alarm: Touch the switch next to an alarm to enable or disable it. •...
Apps Timer On the home screen, touch Clock. Under Timer, drag the dot clockwise along the wheel to set the countdown time. Touch to set a tone for the timer. When you are done, touch to start the timer. When the timer ends, your phone will play a tone. Follow the onscreen instructions and swipe across the screen to stop the tone.
Apps Touch Updating the weather On the home screen, touch Tools > Weather. Swipe left or right to find the city whose weather you want to update. Swipe down from the top of the screen to manually update the weather. You can also configure automatic weather updates.
Apps Searching for stations On the home screen, touch Tools > FM Radio. Touch > . The FM Radio will automatically search for and save stations it finds. Your phone will automatically search for and save stations the first time you open the FM radio.
Phone settings Turning on location services Make sure you have turned on location services before using a map or navigation application. On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Location services. Touch Access to my location to enable your phone's location services. Touch Mode.
Phone settings • Touch SIM card 1 vibrates when ringing or SIM card 2 vibrates when ringing to enable or disable vibration when your phone rings. If your phone has dual SIM support, you can apply different vibration settings for each SIM card. •...
Phone settings Enabling one-hand UI One-hand UI makes using a phone with a large screen much easier. On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch One-hand UI. On the One-hand UI screen, you can: • Go to the One-hand layout screen and enable One-hand layout. Swipe left or right on the virtual navigation bar to reposition the screen to either side.
Phone settings Using the suspend button The suspend button is a quick launch tool that gives you a direct path to common functions on your phone, such as return to home screen and phone optimisation. On the home screen, touch Settings and then go to the All tab.
Phone settings Set a screen unlock PIN as an alternative method to unlock your phone should you forget your unlock pattern. Setting a screen unlock PIN On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Screen lock & passwords. Touch Password > PIN. Enter a PIN containing at least four digits and then enter the PIN again to confirm.
Phone settings Setting your SIM card PIN A personal identification number (PIN) is delivered with your SIM card to protect your phone data. If you enable SIM card lock, you must enter the PIN each time you turn on your phone. Before you perform the following operations, make sure you have obtained your SIM card PIN from your carrier.
Phone settings Deleting an account On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Accounts. On the Accounts screen, select an account type. Select the account you want to delete. Follow the onscreen instructions to delete the account. Synchronising email On the home screen, touch Settings.
It is recommended that you update through your phone's online update feature or download official update packages from Huawei's official website. • All your personal data may be erased during a system update. It is recommended that you back up important data before updating your phone.
Phone settings Setting the date and time On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Date & time. On the Date & time screen, you can: • Touch the Automatic date & time switch to use the network time or set the time manually.
Phone settings Privacy protection You can prevent other users from accessing your private content. Enable privacy protection and set two different screen unlock passwords, one for yourself and one for guests. Enabling privacy protection On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Security.
Phone settings After privacy protection is disabled, the owner password will function as the screen unlock password and the guest password will become invalid. Accessibility Your phone is equipped with accessibility features for visually impaired users. You can enable or disable these features as needed, such as zoom gestures and enlarged font size. On the home screen, touch Settings.
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