Dell Aero Quick Start Manual

Dell Aero Quick Start Manual

Dell aero: quick start
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AGPS is available
Wi-Fi is in range
Missed call
Wi-Fi signal strength
Outgoing call
Bluetooth® is enabled
Silent mode is enabled
SD card is installed
Vibrate mode is enabled
Flight mode is enabled
Battery charge level is 60%
USB device is connected
Battery is charging
New voicemail received
Roaming is enabled
EDGE is enabled
Network signal strength
3G is enabled
Find More Information
On the Web
Interactive web tutorials are available at Select Manufacturer > Dell.
Model > Aero from the drop-down menus.
Detailed support information including smartphone specifications, user manual, troubleshooting,
user forums, and knowledge base articles are available at
Enterprise and Government customers: visit for
smartphone tutorials, setup, and on-line technical support chat for instant answers to questions
about your smartphone and its features.
For information about your wireless account, service plan or network, visit
On the smartphone
Call AT&T Customer Care at 1-800-331-0500 or dial 611 from any AT&T mobile phone for
assistance with your service or device.
Find Accessories
Accessories for your smartphone are available at
AT&T store.
or visit your local


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Summary of Contents for Dell Aero

  • Page 1: Important Icons

    On the Web • Interactive web tutorials are available at Select Manufacturer > Dell. Model > Aero from the drop-down menus. • Detailed support information including smartphone specifications, user manual, troubleshooting, user forums, and knowledge base articles are available at
  • Page 2 Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own. © 2010 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents What’s in the Box? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Set Up Your Smartphone . . . . . . . . . 5 Basic Functions .
  • Page 4: What's In The Box

    What’s in the Box? Power adapter Smartphone MicroSD card Mini-USB headset (installed in your smartphone) Mini-USB to 3.5 mm Mini-USB to headset adapter USB cable Battery...
  • Page 5: Set Up Your Smartphone

    Set Up Your Smartphone Install the SIM Card and Battery Press the DELL™ logo with your thumb and use your other hand to slide a finger into the slot to lift the cover. Pull back the rubber tab. Hold the SIM card with the metal contacts facing down and insert the SIM card into the SIM card holder.
  • Page 6: Install The Sim Card And Battery

    Install the SIM Card and Battery Align the metal contacts on the battery with the contacts on the battery holder and insert the battery. Close the cover by inserting the tabs on the cover into the slots on the smartphone, and then snap the cover into place.
  • Page 7 Charge Your Smartphone CAUTION: Do not use unapproved battery chargers as they may damage your smartphone and invalidate any warranties. NOTE: The battery requires at least one full charging cycle to attain peak performance. Using the USB to mini-USB cable, connect your smartphone to the power adapter, and then plug the power adapter into a power outlet.
  • Page 8: Unlock The Phone

    Charge Your Smartphone When charging is complete, disconnect the power adapter from the smartphone. Press and hold the power button to turn on the smartphone. Unlock the Phone To unlock the phone, drag the slider across the screen.
  • Page 9: Basic Functions

    Basic Functions Make a Call On-Screen Dial Pad Tap the Phone icon Tap the on-screen dial pad to enter the number. Use the backspace icon to make corrections. NOTE: As you enter the first few digits or characters the number or name automatically appears on the screen. Call tab to dial the number.
  • Page 10: Change The Screen Orientation

    Change the Screen Orientation To change the orientation of the screen from portrait to landscape and vice versa, rotate the smartphone. Check Voicemail Tap the Phone icon Tap and hold 1. Follow the voice prompts to check your voicemail.
  • Page 11: Input Text

    Input Text Your smartphone has touch-screen keyboard capabilities that allow you to enter text by tapping the keys that appear on the screen. Commonly used phrases and words appear above the keyboard as you enter text. NOTE: To close the keyboard in the landscape mode, slide your finger downwards through the r and t keys.
  • Page 12 Universal Search Universal search allows you to search for content such as contacts, pictures, tasks, calendars, applications, and so on. You can also search for content on the Internet. Navigate Screens To return to the Home screen, tap and hold the back icon and drag the slider across the screen.
  • Page 13: Contacts

    Contacts Add a Contact From the Call Log Tap the Phone icon To open the call log screen, tap the Call log icon . The call log lists all incoming, outgoing, and missed calls. Tap a number from the list. and tap Add new Tap the Options icon contact.
  • Page 14: Ringtones And Sounds

    Ringtones and Sounds Manage Ringtones and Sounds > Tap Settings Ringtones and Sounds Ring, Vibrate, Silent, or Ring and Vibrate. • To change the ringtone, tap Select a ringtone and tap OK. • To play sound when touching the screen, tap Audible selection.
  • Page 15: Connection Manager

    Connection Manager Use the Connection Manager to change ringtones and sounds, view notifications, and enable/disable Mobile Network, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth®. Tap and slide the status bar downwards to open the Connection Manager. Tap the expand icon to view the options under Communication and Ringtones and Sounds.
  • Page 16: Text Messages

    Text Messages Read Messages On the Home screen, tap the new message alert on the notification widget. Send a Message > Messaging New Message. Tap the icon to open contacts, and select the contact you want to send a message to. To enter the number directly, tap the field beside To:.
  • Page 17: Camera And Multimedia Messages

    Camera and Multimedia Messages Capture a Picture To launch the camera application, press and hold the camera button. To auto focus, press the camera button halfway. To capture the picture, press the camera button completely. Capture a Video Launch the camera application and tap the Video icon Press the camera button to start or stop recording.
  • Page 18: Web/Internet

    Web/Internet Browse Tap the Browser icon Tap the address bar to enter the URL. GO to view the web page. Bookmark a Page Tap the Browser icon > Bookmarks. Tap Options Add new. Enter the bookmark name and location in the appropriate field.
  • Page 19: Email

    Email You can use your smartphone to manage multiple email accounts. Your smartphone allows you to check: • Personal email such as POP/IMAP accounts with your Internet service provider (ISP). • Internet mail accounts such as AOL, Gmail, Yahoo!, and so on. •...
  • Page 20: Set Up Personal Email

    Set Up Personal Email Tap the Email icon Add Account. Email Address, Password, and Enter the From Name. Next. Enter information under Advanced settings. Save. To add more accounts, tap the Account tab.
  • Page 21: Send An Email

    Send an Email Tap the Email icon Tap an email account to open the email screen. > Tap the Options icon Enter the recipient’s address or tap the icon to select a contact from the Phonebook. Enter a subject and message. to select Attach, Tap the Options icon Add, Add/Hide Bcc, Discard, or Priority.
  • Page 22: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Pairing With a Bluetooth Device Tap and slide the status bar downwards to open the Connection Manager. Communication. If Bluetooth® is turned off, tap NOTE: Ensure that Bluetooth is turned on before pairing with the Bluetooth device. to open Bluetooth settings. Tap to select a Bluetooth device listed in Bluetooth devices to initiate a connection.
  • Page 23: Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi Turning Wi-Fi On/Off To use Wi-Fi on your smartphone, you must connect to a wireless access point or hotspot. Tap and slide the status bar downwards to open the Connection Manager. Communication. OFF to turn it on. If Wi-Fi is turned off, tap to open Wi-Fi settings.
  • Page 24: At&T Provisioned Services

    AT&T Provisioned Services The following services are available for your AT&T smartphone: • AT&T Navigator : Find your way with voice guided turn-by-turn GPS driving directions, real-time traffic alerts and full-color 3D moving maps, and more. • AT&T Music : Provides the ultimate on-the-go music experience with songs, music videos, streaming video, a music player, and AT&T Radio.

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