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Nokia 6
User Guide
Issue 2019-04-04 en-GB


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  • Page 1 Nokia 6 User Guide Issue 2019-04-04 en-GB...
  • Page 2: About This User Guide

    Important: For important information on the safe use of your device and battery, read “For your safety” and “Product Safety” info in the printed user guide, or at before you take the device into use. To find out how to get started with your new device, read the printed user guide.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Nokia 6 User Guide Table of Contents 1 About this user guide 2 Get started Keys and parts ......... .
  • Page 4 Nokia 6 User Guide 5 Camera Camera basics ......... .
  • Page 5 Nokia 6 User Guide 11 Software updates and backups Update your phone software ........
  • Page 6: Get Started

    Nokia 6 User Guide 2 Get started KEYS AND PARTS Explore the keys and parts of your new phone. Your phone 1. Main camera 7. Charger connector 2. Audio connector 8. Home 3. Microphone 9. Earpiece 4. SIM cards and micro SD card 10.
  • Page 7: Insert Or Remove The Sim And Memory Cards

    Nokia 6 User Guide operation. Do not connect to products that create an output signal, as this may damage the device. Do not connect any voltage source to the audio connector. If you connect an external device or headset, other than those approved for use with this device, to the audio connector, pay special attention to the volume levels.
  • Page 8: Charge Your Phone

    Nokia 6 User Guide Remove the SIM and memory cards Open the SIM and memory card trays, remove the cards, and slide the trays back into their respective slots. Only use original nano-SIM cards. Use of incompatible SIM cards may damage the card or the device and may corrupt data stored on the card.
  • Page 9: Switch On And Set Up Your Phone

    Nokia 6 User Guide If the battery is completely discharged, it may take several minutes before the charging indicator is displayed. SWITCH ON AND SET UP YOUR PHONE When you switch your phone on for the first time, your phone guides you to set up your network connections and phone settings.
  • Page 10: Lock Or Unlock Your Phone

    Nokia 6 User Guide Choose which SIM to use When, for example, making a call, you can choose which SIM to use by tapping the corresponding SIM 1 or SIM 2 button after you dial the number. Your phone shows the network status for both SIMs separately. Both SIM cards are available at the same time when the device is not being used, but while one SIM card is active, when, for example, making a call, the other may be unavailable.
  • Page 11 Nokia 6 User Guide Tap and hold to drag an item Place your finger on the item for a couple of seconds and slide your finger across the screen. Swipe Place your finger on the screen and slide your finger in the direction you want.
  • Page 12 Nokia 6 User Guide Scroll through a long list or menu Slide your finger quickly in a flicking motion up or down the screen and lift your finger. To stop the scrolling, tap the screen. Zoom in or out Place 2 fingers on an item, such as a map, photo, or web page, and slide your fingers apart or together.
  • Page 13 Nokia 6 User Guide Lock the screen orientation The screen rotates automatically when you turn the phone 90°. To lock the screen in portrait mode, swipe down from the top of the screen and tap Auto-rotate to switch to Portrait .
  • Page 14: Basics

    Nokia 6 User Guide 3 Basics PERSONALISE YOUR PHONE Learn how to personalise the Home screen and how to change ringtones. Change your wallpaper Tap Settings > Display > Wallpaper . Change your phone ringtone 1. Tap Settings > Sound .
  • Page 15: Notifications

    Nokia 6 User Guide Close all running apps Press �, swipe up through all apps, and tap CLEAR ALL . NOTIFICATIONS Stay in touch with what‘s happening on your phone with notifications. Use the notification panel When you receive new notifications, such as messages or missed calls, indicator icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen.
  • Page 16: Control Volume

    Nokia 6 User Guide CONTROL VOLUME Change the volume If you have trouble hearing your phone ringing in noisy environments or calls are too loud, you can change the volume to your liking by using the volume keys on the side of your phone.
  • Page 17: Save On Data Roaming Costs

    Nokia 6 User Guide Extend battery life To save power: 1. Charge wisely: Always charge the battery 6. Stop apps from running in the background: Press � and close the apps you don’t fully. need. 2. Select only the sounds that you need: Mute unnecessary sounds, such as key 7.
  • Page 18: Write Text

    Nokia 6 User Guide To follow your data usage, tap Settings > Data usage . Stop data roaming Tap Settings > More > Mobile networks and switch Data roaming off. WRITE TEXT Learn how to write text quickly and efficiently using your phone’s keyboard.
  • Page 19: Date And Time

    Nokia 6 User Guide Add an accent to a character Tap and hold the character, then tap the accent or the accented character, if supported by your keyboard. Delete a character Tap the backspace key. Move the cursor To edit a word you just wrote, tap the word and drag the cursor to the place you want.
  • Page 20: Clock And Alarm

    Nokia 6 User Guide Set date and time Tap Settings > Date & time . Update the time and date automatically You can set your phone to update the time, date, and time zone automatically. Automatic update is a network service and may not be available depending on your region or network service provider.
  • Page 21: Calculator

    Nokia 6 User Guide Set an alarm You can use your phone as an alarm clock. 1. Tap Clock > � ALARM . 2. To add an alarm, tap �. 3. To modify an alarm, tap it. To set the alarm to repeat on specific dates, select Repeat and highlight the days of the week.
  • Page 22 Nokia 6 User Guide Increase or decrease the font size Do you want to have larger fonts on your phone? 1. Tap Settings > Accessibility . 2. Tap Font size . To increase or decrease the font size, drag the Font size slider.
  • Page 23: Connect With Your Friends And Family

    Nokia 6 User Guide 4 Connect with your friends and family CALLS Make a call 1. Tap �. 2. Type in a number or tap � and select a contact you want to call. 3. Tap �. If you have a second SIM card inserted, tap the corresponding icon to make a call from a specific SIM.
  • Page 24: Send And Receive Messages

    Nokia 6 User Guide Add a contact 1. Tap Contacts > �. 2. Fill in the information. 3. Tap Save . Edit a contact 1. Tap Contacts and tap the contact you want to edit. 2. Tap �. 3. Edit the information.
  • Page 25: Email

    Nokia 6 User Guide 1. Tap Messages . typing their name and tap the contact. 4. After choosing all of the recipients, tap �. 2. Tap �. 5. Write your message in the text box. 3. To add a recipient, type their number in the recipient’s box.
  • Page 26: Get Social

    Nokia 6 User Guide Delete an email account 1. Tap Settings . 2. Tap Accounts . 3. Tap the account you want to delete and then tap � > Remove account . Send email � > Add from Contacts .
  • Page 27: Camera

    Nokia 6 User Guide 5 Camera CAMERA BASICS Why carry a separate camera when your phone has all you need for capturing memories? With your phone camera, you can easily take photos or record videos. Take a photo Shoot sharp, vibrant photos – capture the best moments in your photo album.
  • Page 28: Save Your Photos And Videos To A Memory Card

    Nokia 6 User Guide Take photos with a timer Want to have time to get in the shot too? Try out the timer. 1. Tap Camera . 2. Tap �. The button shows the timer setting. To change it, tap it again.
  • Page 29 Nokia 6 User Guide Copy your photos and videos to your computer Do you want to view your photos or videos on a larger screen? Move them to your computer. You can use your computer’s file manager to copy or move your photos and videos to the computer.
  • Page 30: Internet And Connections

    Nokia 6 User Guide 6 Internet and connections ACTIVATE WI-FI Using a Wi-Fi connection is generally faster and less expensive than using a mobile data connection. If both Wi-Fi and mobile data connections are available, your phone uses the Wi- Fi connection.
  • Page 31: Browse The Internet

    Nokia 6 User Guide BROWSE THE INTERNET Use your phone to connect your computer to the internet It’s simple to use the internet on your laptop on the go. Turn your phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot and use your mobile data connection to access the internet with your laptop or other device.
  • Page 32 Nokia 6 User Guide Switch between tabs In Chrome, 1. Tap the box next to the address bar. 2. Tap the tab you want. Close a tab In Chrome, 1. Tap the box next to the address bar. 2. Tap X on the tab you want to close.
  • Page 33: Close A Connection

    Nokia 6 User Guide CLOSE A CONNECTION Close internet connections Save your battery by closing internet connections that are open in the background. You can do it without closing any apps. 1. Tap Settings > Wi-Fi . 2. Switch Wi-Fi to Off .
  • Page 34 Nokia 6 User Guide 1. Tap Settings > Bluetooth . 4. To pair your phone and the device, tap the device in the list of discovered Bluetooth 2. Switch Bluetooth to On . devices. 3. Make sure the other device is switched on.
  • Page 35: Nfc

    Nokia 6 User Guide 1. Tap Settings > Bluetooth . to other phones. 2. Make sure Bluetooth is switched on in both 4. You can see the Bluetooth phones within phones. range. Tap the phone you want to connect 3. Make sure the phones are visible to each other.
  • Page 36 Nokia 6 User Guide • Tap tags to get more content for your phone or to access online services • Pay with your phone, if supported by your network service provider The NFC area is on the back of your phone. Tap other phones, accessories, tags, or readers with the NFC area.
  • Page 37: Vpn

    Nokia 6 User Guide Disconnect the connected accessory If you don‘t need to be connected to the accessory anymore, you can disconnect the accessory. Tap the NFC area of the accessory again. For more information, see the accessory‘s user guide.
  • Page 38: Music And Videos

    Nokia 6 User Guide 7 Music and videos MUSIC Listen to your favourite music wherever you are. Play music 1. Tap Play Music > � > Music library . 2. Tap the artist, album, song, genre, or playlist you want to play.
  • Page 39: Videos

    Nokia 6 User Guide VIDEOS Have your favourite media with you while on the move – watch videos wherever you are. Play a video Tap Photos and tap the video you want to play. Tip: To pause playback, tap �. To resume, tap �.
  • Page 40 Nokia 6 User Guide View your saved stations list Tap � > Favourite List . Remove a station from favourites Tap � when listening to a station. Tip: To listen to a radio station using the phone‘s speakers, tap � Speaker on . Keep the headset connected.
  • Page 41: Organise Your Day

    Nokia 6 User Guide 8 Organise your day CALENDAR Keep track of time – learn how to keep your appointments, tasks, and schedules up to date. Manage calendars 1. Tap Calendar . 2. Tap �. 3. Check the calendars you want to see. Customise your calendar to suit your needs. Tap Settings to find more alternatives.
  • Page 42: Notes

    Nokia 6 User Guide NOTES Make a note Notes on paper are easy to lose. Instead, jot them down with the Keep app. This way, you always have your notes with you. 1. Tap Keep > Take a note .
  • Page 43: Maps

    Nokia 6 User Guide 9 Maps FIND PLACES AND GET DIRECTIONS Find a spot Google Maps helps you find specific locations and businesses. 1. Tap Maps . 2. Enter search words, such as a street address or place name, in the search bar.
  • Page 44: Download And Update Maps

    Nokia 6 User Guide DOWNLOAD AND UPDATE MAPS Download a map Save new maps to your phone before a journey, so you can browse the maps without an internet connection when travelling. 1. Tap Maps > � > Offline areas > Select your own map.
  • Page 45 Nokia 6 User Guide GPS and GLONASS retrieve location info using the mobile network and assist in calculating your current location. Some satellite positioning systems may require small amounts of data to be transferred over the mobile network. If you want to avoid data costs, when travelling, for example, you can switch the mobile data connection off in your phone settings.
  • Page 46: Apps And Services

    Nokia 6 User Guide 10 Apps and services GOOGLE PLAY Your Android phone can live up to its full potential with Google Play – apps, music, movies, and books are all readily available for your entertainment. All you need is a Google account.
  • Page 47 Nokia 6 User Guide Get music, films, or books with Google Play With Google Play, you can gain access to songs, movies, and books. Tap Music , Movies , or Books to learn more. You need to have a Google account added to your phone to use Google Play services. Charges may apply to some of the content available in Google Play.
  • Page 48: Software Updates And Backups

    Nokia 6 User Guide 11 Software updates and backups UPDATE YOUR PHONE SOFTWARE Stay in step with the beat – update your phone software and apps wirelessly to get new and enhanced features for your phone. Updating the software may also improve your phone performance.
  • Page 49: Storage

    Nokia 6 User Guide Reset your phone 1. Tap Settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset . 2. Follow the instructions shown on your phone. STORAGE Use the Storage menu to check how much memory you have available.
  • Page 50 Nokia 6 User Guide 2. Tap the app name. 3. Tap DISABLE . You may not be able to disable all apps. If an installed app depends on a removed app, the installed app may stop working. For details, see the user documentation of the installed app.
  • Page 51: Protect Your Phone

    Nokia 6 User Guide 12 Protect your phone PROTECT YOUR PHONE WITH A SCREEN LOCK You can set your phone to require authentication when unlocking the screen. Set a screen lock 1. Tap Settings > Security > Screen lock .
  • Page 52 Nokia 6 User Guide PUK or PUK2 codes PUK or PUK2 codes are required to unblock a PIN or PIN2. If the codes are not supplied with your SIM card, contact your network service provider. Lock code Also known as a security code or password.
  • Page 53 Nokia 6 User Guide 1. Open on a computer, tablet or phone connected to the Internet and sign in to your Google Account. 2. If you have more than one phone, click the lost phone at the top of the screen.
  • Page 54: Product And Safety Information

    Nokia 6 User Guide 13 Product and safety information FOR YOUR SAFETY Read these simple guidelines. Not following them may be dangerous or against local laws and regulations. For further information, read the complete user guide. SWITCH OFF IN RESTRICTED AREAS...
  • Page 55 Nokia 6 User Guide AUTHORISED SERVICE Only authorised personnel may install or repair this product. BATTERIES, CHARGERS, AND OTHER ACCESSORIES Use only batteries, chargers, and other accessories approved by HMD Global Oy for use with this device. Do not connect incompatible products.
  • Page 56: Network Services And Costs

    Nokia 6 User Guide The device and/or its screen is made of glass. This glass can break if the device is dropped on a hard surface or receives a substantial impact. If the glass breaks, do not touch the glass parts of the device or attempt to remove the broken glass from the device.
  • Page 57: Emergency Calls

    Nokia 6 User Guide Important: 4G/LTE might not be supported by your network service provider or by the service provider you are using when travelling. In these cases, you may not be able to make or receive calls, send or receive messages, or use mobile data connections. To make sure your device works seamlessly when full 4G/LTE service is not available, it is recommended that you change the highest connection speed from 4G to 3G.
  • Page 58: Take Care Of Your Device

    Nokia 6 User Guide TAKE CARE OF YOUR DEVICE Handle your device, battery, charger, and accessories with care. The following suggestions help you keep your device operational. • Keep the device dry. Precipitation, • Unauthorised modifications may damage humidity, and all types of liquid or...
  • Page 59: Crossed-Out Wheelie Bin Symbol

    Nokia 6 User Guide CROSSED-OUT WHEELIE BIN SYMBOL Crossed-out wheelie bin symbol The crossed-out wheelie bin symbol on your product, battery, literature or packaging reminds you that all electrical and electronic products and batteries must be taken to a separate collection point at the end of their working life.
  • Page 60: Small Children

    IMPLANTED MEDICAL DEVICES To avoid potential interference, manufacturers of implanted medical devices recommend a minimum separation of 6 inches (15.3 centimetres) between a wireless device and an implanted medical device. Persons who have such devices should: © 2019 HMD Global Oy. All rights reserved.
  • Page 61: Hearing

    Nokia 6 User Guide • Always keep the wireless device more opposite the medical device. than 6 inches (15.3 centimetres) from the • Switch the wireless device off if there is medical device. any reason to suspect that interference is taking place.
  • Page 62: Potentially Explosive Environments

    Nokia 6 User Guide dangerous and invalidate your warranty. Check regularly that all wireless device equipment in your vehicle is mounted and operating properly. Do not store or carry flammable or explosive materials in the same compartment as the device, its parts, or accessories. Do not place your device or accessories in the air bag deployment area.
  • Page 63: About Digital Rights Management

    Nokia 6 User Guide Device models may have different versions and more than one value. Component and design changes may occur over time and some changes could affect SAR values. For more information, go to Note that mobile devices may be transmitting even if you are not making a voice call.
  • Page 64 All are subject to change without notice. HMD Global Oy is the exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones & tablets. Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation. HMD Global Privacy Policy, available at, applies to your use of the device.

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