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  • Page 1 MOTOROLA DEFY Motorola XT300...
  • Page 3 Note: Certain apps and features may not be available in all countries. More • Updates: and more at • Accessories: Your phone is Phone updates, PC software, online help Find accessories for your phone at Congratulations...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Your phone the important keys & connectors 3.5mm headset jack Micro USB connector Charge or connect to PC. 20º LONDON Home key Return to the Browser Market Market Market Gallery Gallery Galler home screen. Menu key Touch for menu options, hold for Microphone touchscreen keypad.
  • Page 5: Let's Go

    Let's go let's get you up and running Assemble & charge SIM in MicroSD in (may already be inserted) Battery in Cover on Lock cover Charge up Caution: Please read “Battery use & safety” on page 49. Note: water-resistant. Turn it on & off To turn on your phone, press and hold Power (on the top of the phone).
  • Page 6: Connector 9

    Contact your service provider for details. Stands up to life Your Motorola DEFY stands up to water, dust and life, because accidents happen. Now your investment is safe and protected from life’s little challenges like that sudden rain shower and other everyday mishaps.
  • Page 7: Touchscreen & Keys

    Touchscreen & keys a few essentials Touch tips Here are some tips on how to navigate around your phone. Touch To choose an icon or option, touch it. Touch & hold To open special options, touch and hold an icon or other item.
  • Page 8 Key tips Menu, home, back & search Touch Home to close any menu or app and return to the home screen. From the home screen, touch and hold Home show the last few apps you've used, then touch an app to open it.
  • Page 9: Home Screen

    Home screen quick access to the things you need most Quick start: Home screen The home screen gives you all your latest information in one place. It's what you see when you turn on the phone or touch Home from a menu. It looks like this: Phone status 11:35...
  • Page 10: Status Indicators

    Running multiple apps No need to close an app before opening another one. Your phone runs multiple apps, all at the same time. You can open a new app while already running another. Touch Home to return to the home screen. Touch the app tab and then touch the app you want.
  • Page 11: Calls

    speakerphone active GPRS (fast data) App menu The app menu shows you all of your applications. To open it from the home screen, touch the app tab . To close it, touch again or touch Home Tip: To find an app in the main menu, touch and hold Menu to open a display keypad, then type the app name.
  • Page 12: End Calls

    In-call options 11:35 Hold End call Clair McPhail Hang up. Mobile (555) 555-2505 Dial pad Open a dial pad to enter numbers during a call. Add call Dialpad Speakerphone Bluetooth Mute Speaker Turn speakerphone on or off. Mute Mute or unmute the call. to choose Hold or to During a call, touch Menu adjust the Voice quality settings.
  • Page 13 Hands-free Note: Using a mobile device or accessory while driving may cause distraction and may be illegal. Always obey the laws and drive safely. During a call: To use the speakerphone, touch Speaker. • To use a Bluetooth™ device, touch Bluetooth. •...
  • Page 14 Restrict outgoing calls To restrict your phone so that it can only dial a few numbers: Find it: From the home screen, touch Menu Settings > Call settings > Fixed dialling number To turn fixed dialling on, touch FDN disabled. •...
  • Page 15: Contacts

    Contacts contacts like you’ve never had before Quick start: Contacts Contacts Find it: 11:3 Phone Call log Contacts Favorites Displaying 303 contacts Arthur Baudo Barry Smyth Cheyenne Medina Contacts list Touch to view a contact. Christine Fanning Touch & hold for more options.
  • Page 16: Messaging

    Type the name and details. 11:35 Add contact Given name Family name Touch to Phone open details. Emails Save Discard changes To see more details, flick up. When you’ve finished, touch Save. Messaging Messaging sometimes it’s best to text or IM or email . . . Quick start: Messaging Messaging >...
  • Page 17 Create messages Messaging > Menu Find it: > Enter the recipient and message. Touch Menu add files or choose other options. Change settings To change your settings, touch > Messaging settings: > Menu Text message limit to set the number of •...
  • Page 18: Text Entry

    • If you don’t see an app for your IM provider, you can use your web browser. Touch then enter your provider’s website. Once you’re there, follow the link to sign in. Note: Your IM options will depend on your IM provider. To browse instant messaging apps from your PC, go to
  • Page 19 Swype™ text entry Swype lets you enter a word with one continuous motion. To enter a word, just drag your finger over the letters in the word. & & & To change your Swype settings, touch Menu Settings > Language & keyboard > Swype. Tips: •...
  • Page 20 To... Cut, copy or paste text you've selected Delete a character (hold to delete more) Enter numbers and symbols Start a new line To change your text entry settings and see the dictionary of terms you’ve used, from the home >...
  • Page 21: Web

    surf the web with your phone Quick start: Browser Browser Find it: > Connection 11:35 Over the air: Mobile Network: , , Wi-Fi: Guildford Web address Touch to enter a URL. Drag or flick to scroll. Sign in iGoogle Settings Help Bookmarks...
  • Page 22 Browser options Touch Menu to see browser options: options New window Add a new browser window to your list. Bookmarks Displays a list of your bookmarks. Touch Add to add the current page to your list. Windows View the browser windows that are currently open.
  • Page 23: Location

    Location toss away your maps Navigation™ Your phone comes with Google Maps Navigation, a navigation system with voice guidance that shows you the way.  Navigation Find it: > Turn-by-turn directions. You’ll never wonder where to turn. 3D lane guidance. Preview your route and destination.
  • Page 24 Tip: Use pinch-to-zoom to zoom in and out. See “Pinch-to-zoom” on page 5. Set your location sources Set your phone to determine your location using GPS satellite signals (highly accurate, but uses battery power) or using the mobile network (less accurate, but conserves battery power).
  • Page 25 Map view Shows a map, complete with names of streets, rivers, lakes, mountains and borders. This is the default view. Satellite view Shows a map on top of an aerial photo. Traffic view If available in your area, real-time traffic conditions are shown on the roads as colour-coded lines.
  • Page 26: Youtube

    Hide your location To hide your location from a friend, touch Menu Latitude to show your friends list. Touch your contact > Privacy > Hide your name, then touch Menu location. Turn off Latitude > Latitude to show your friends list. Touch Menu >...
  • Page 27 The YouTube user-generated content website lets you share videos with YouTube users everywhere. You don’t need a YouTube account to browse and view videos. Note: If you don’t have a YouTube account, visit to find out more. To create an account or sign in, go to “Your account”...
  • Page 28: Apps For All

    Apps for all get the app you want ™ Android Market Note: You’ll need to set up a Gmail account in order to buy and download apps from the Android Market. Market Find it: > Get all the fun games and cool apps you want! Android Market provides you with access to software developers everywhere, so you can find the app you want.
  • Page 29: Bluetooth™ Wireless

    Bluetooth™ wireless lose the wires and go wireless Quick start: Bluetooth wireless Find it: From the home screen, touch Menu Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth settings 11:35 Bluetooth settings Bluetooth Device name MB525 Discoverable Make device discoverable Enhanced stereo Improved battery life and MP3 audio quality for supporting devices Scan for devices...
  • Page 30: Wi-fi

    Reconnect devices To reconnect your phone to a paired device automatically, simply turn on the device. To reconnect your phone to a paired device manually, touch the device name in the Bluetooth devices list. Disconnect devices To disconnect your phone from a paired device automatically, simply turn off the device.
  • Page 31 use the Wi-Fi features in France unless you are indoors. Turn Wi-Fi on or off Find it: From the home screen, touch Menu Settings > Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi Note: To extend battery life, turn off Wi-Fi power when not in use.
  • Page 32: Dlna

    • Channel—Select a channel that minimises potential interference. You may need to try different channels after your hotspot has been active for a time. Touch Save when the settings are complete. Activate hotspot 3G mobile hotspot > Tap to Find it: > start mobile hotspot service When your Wi-Fi hotspot is active, other Wi-Fi enabled devices will be able to connect by entering your...
  • Page 33: Tips & Tricks

    Press and hold Power > Flight mode. Touch and hold an empty spot on your home screen, then touch Motorola widgets > Bluetooth toggle, Wi-Fi toggle or GPS toggle. Visit Touch and hold an open area on...
  • Page 34 7). • GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth™ use: Touch and hold an empty spot on your home screen, then touch Motorola widgets > Bluetooth toggle, Wi-Fi toggle or GPS toggle to view and control. Tips & tricks •...
  • Page 35: Personalise

    Tip: You can flick left or right to open other panels on your home screen. Touch Motorola widgets or Downloaded widgets. Touch the type of widget. If necessary, enter the widget settings. You can personalise widgets with content that you choose.
  • Page 36: Photos & Videos

    Display settings • To set display brightness, from the home screen, > Settings > Sound & display touch Menu > Brightness. • To set animation, from the home screen, touch > Settings > Sound & display Menu > Animation. Date & time Set date, time, time zone and formats: Find it: From the home screen, touch Menu...
  • Page 37 To take the photo, touch The photo you’ve just taken will be shown on the screen. Touch the photo, then: • the photo as a wallpaper or contact photo, touch Set as. • send the photo in a message or post it online, touch Share.
  • Page 38 Videos Record & share videos Camcorder Find it: > 03:25:09 Tip: To send your video in a message, set the video resolution to Small (QCIF) by touching Menu > Settings > Video resolution. To record the video, touch The video you’ve just recorded will be shown on the screen.
  • Page 39: Music

    Music when music is what you need... Your music community Listen to the radio, watch videos, read music news and more. Music Find it: > 11:35 Connected Music Player My music Radio Music videos Community Song identification My music. Listen to your tunes. Radio.
  • Page 40: Set Up Music

    Music Find it: > 11:35 Song title Music library Song title Song Artists Albums Songs Playlists Shuffle all songs Song lyrics... Tip: When a song is playing, you can add it to a playlist > More > Add to playlist. by touching Menu To listen to music during a flight, turn off all your network and wireless connections: Press and hold...
  • Page 41: Get Music

    With a memory card inserted and your phone showing the home screen, connect a Motorola micro USB data cable from your phone’s micro USB port to a USB port on your PC. Your phone should show in the status bar.
  • Page 42: Play Music

    Play music Music library Open your music library, then select what you want to play. Music > My music Find it: > 11:35 Music library Artists Albums Categories Songs Touch to list songs or playlists. Playlists Shuffle all songs Touch for Radio, Music Videos, Community or Song identification.
  • Page 43 controls display lyrics Touch Menu Settings > Display lyrics. send blip Love this song or hate it? Let your friends know. Touch Menu blip. add to playlist Touch Menu Add to playlist. use as ringtone Touch Menu Set as ringtone. delete Touch Menu Delete.
  • Page 44: Memory Card & File Transfer

    > Unmount SD card. Then, to format your memory card, touch Format SD card. View & transfer files Your can use Motorola Phone Portal (MPP) to connect your phone and computer with a cable or a Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 45 If you have Motorola Media Link, it will launch instead of MPP . To use MPP , right-click task bar, select “when the phone connects, launch”...
  • Page 46: Tools

    Tools stay on top of things Alarm clock Alarm & timer Find it: > To turn on an alarm, touch the tick box. When an alarm sounds, drag Dismiss to turn it off or touch the screen to snooze. To add an alarm, touch Menu enter alarm details.
  • Page 47: Management

    Management stay in control Synchronise with Microsoft™ Office Outlook If you use Microsoft Office Outlook on your work computer, your phone can synchronise emails, events and contacts with your Microsoft Exchange server. Find it: From the home screen, touch Menu Settings >...
  • Page 48: Security

    Security help keep your phone safe Quick start: Security Find it: From the home screen, touch Menu Settings > Location & security You have lots of ways to keep your phone safe. 11:35 Location & security settings Security Screen lock Display a screen that prevents accidental key presses Security lock...
  • Page 49 Personalise your lock screen To change your timeout, from the home screen, > Settings > Sound & display > touch Menu Screen timeout. If you don't touch the screen or touch any keys for this amount of time, the screen will lock automatically.
  • Page 50: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting we’re here to help Crash recovery In the unlikely event that your phone stops responding to touches and key presses, try a quick reset. Remove the back cover and battery (“Assemble & charge” on page 3), then replace and turn on your phone as usual. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 51: Safety, Regulatory & Legal

    If you see a message on your display such as Invalid battery or Unable to charge, take the following steps: • Remove the battery and inspect it to confirm that it has a "Motorola Original" hologram; • If there is no hologram, the battery is not a Motorola battery;...
  • Page 52: Driving Precautions

    • End your call or other task if you cannot concentrate on driving. Remember to follow the "Smart practices while driving" in this guide and at (in English only). Seizures/blackouts Some people may be susceptible to epileptic seizures or blackouts when exposed to flashing lights, such as when playing videos or games.
  • Page 53: Follow Instructions To Avoid Interference Problems

    • If you wear the mobile device on your body, always place the mobile device in a Motorola-supplied or approved clip, holder, holster, case or body harness. If you do not use a body-worn accessory supplied or approved by Motorola, keep the mobile device and its antenna at least 2.5 centimetres (1 inch) from your body when transmitting.
  • Page 54: Implantable Medical Devices

    In this case, the highest tested SAR value is 0.58 W/kg. The tests are carried out in accordance with international guidelines for testing. The SAR information includes the Motorola testing protocol, assessment procedure and measurement uncertainty range for this product.
  • Page 55: Fcc Notice To Users

    Applicable products bear the FCC logo and/or an FCC ID in the format FCC ID:xxxxxx on the product label. Motorola has not approved any changes or modifications to this device by the user. Any changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 56: Smart Practices While Driving

    If you choose to use your mobile device while driving, remember the following tips: • Get to know your Motorola mobile device and its features such as speed dial, redial and voice dial. If available, these features help you to place your call without taking your attention off the road.
  • Page 57 (including location-based) information, and other non-personal information to Motorola or other third-party servers. This information is used to help improve products and services offered by Motorola. If you have further questions regarding how the use of your mobile device may impact your privacy or data security, please contact Motorola at, or contact your service provider.
  • Page 58: Software Copyright Notice

    Furthermore, the purchase of Motorola products shall not be deemed to grant, either directly or by implication or estoppel or otherwise, any licence under the copyrights, patents or...
  • Page 59: Content Copyright

    For instructions on how to obtain a copy of any source code being made publicly OSS information available by Motorola related to software used in this Motorola mobile device, you may send your request in writing to the address below. Please make sure that the request includes the model number and the software version number.
  • Page 60: Warranty Information

    In no event shall Motorola be liable for damages nor loss of data in excess of the purchase price nor for any incidental special or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use the Product, to the full extent such may be disclaimed by law.
  • Page 61: What Is Not Covered By The Warranty

    Motorola will not be responsible in any way for problems or damage caused by any ancillary equipment not furnished by Motorola which is attached to or used in...
  • Page 62 Motorola on your Product as a standard feature. OUT OF WARRANTY REPAIRS If you ask Motorola to repair your Product any time after the Warranty term or where this warranty does not apply due to the nature of the defect or fault, then Motorola...
  • Page 63 All features, functionality and other product specifications, as well as the information contained in this guide, are based upon the latest available information and believed to be accurate at the time of printing. Motorola reserves the right to change or modify any information or specifications without notice or obligation.
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