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  • Page 1 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 3 Congratulations DROID3™ by Motorola DROID3 by Motorola lets you do more and be more. Pound out emails and texts faster than ever before, efficiently and accurately, using the spacious fifth row QWERTY keypad with improved tactile response. Your new smartphone is a productivity powerhouse: •...
  • Page 4: Your Phone

    Your phone the important keys & connectors Power/ Lock Key Home Key Menu Key 72º Micro USB CHICAGO My Accounts Mobil Browser Connector HDMI Connector Microphone Your phone 3.5mm Headset Connector 12:45 1 2:45 12:45 2:02 1 :5 3 1 :5 3 Volume/ Zoom Keys Touchscreen...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Let’s go ..........3 Touchscreen &...
  • Page 6 Caution: Please read “Battery Use & Safety” on page 54. Note: GSM and UMTS-based global services work only with a SIM card supplied by Verizon Wireless®. When you set your phone to use a GSM 900/1800 or UMTS 2100 network (see “Select a network” on page 13), you may be prompted to enter a subsidy code.
  • Page 7: Touchscreen & Keys

    To zoom in or out, covered. Don't use slide two fingers covers or screen apart or together. protectors (even clear ones) that cover this sensor. To find Motorola accessories for your phone, visit Drag or flick to scroll. Settings Display Screen timeout >...
  • Page 8 Key tips Menu, home, back, & search 72º Home CHICAGO Voicemail Email Browser Browser Market Menu Touch Home to close any menu or app and return to the home screen. In the home screen, touch and hold Home to show the last few apps you used, then touch an app to open it.
  • Page 9: Home Screen

    Quick tips If you’re not sure what to do next, try one of these: To... Get the details—Open a Touch the message, text message, see details contact, or item. for a contact, or open items in other lists. See screen menu—Open Touch Menu a menu for the current...
  • Page 10 The home screen extends left and right to give you more room for adding shortcuts, widgets, and more. Flick the home screen left and right to see more panels or to add widgets or shortcuts. Use & change your home screen On your home screen, shortcuts are icons that open your favorite apps, web bookmarks, contacts, mail labels, or music playlists.
  • Page 11 Search Touch Search on the front of the phone, or press Search on your phone’s slide-out keypad. Then use the search window that appears. Touch here to enter text, then touch Go to search. Touch to Google search by voice. Touch to search: Apps Contact Search...
  • Page 12: Calls

    Calls it’s good to talk Quick start: Calls Dialing options From the home screen, touch 12:45 2:02 12:45 1 :5 3 Dialer Recent Contacts Favorites Most recent Abe Baudo Mobile 1-555-555-5555 May 25 PQRS WXYZ Calls In-call options Recent Calls List Touch to open, then touch an entry to call.
  • Page 13 Mute • To mute a call, touch • To use the speakerphone, touch Note: Using a mobile device or accessory while driving may cause distraction and may be illegal. Always obey the laws and drive safely. Tip: You can touch Home or Back active call display.
  • Page 14 calls (outside the U.S.) Your phone has an assisted dialing feature that makes dialing easy. For local calls, just dial the local number. For international calls, dial the country code, the area code (if applicable), then the phone number. Recent calls Recent Find it: >...
  • Page 15 When the next number answers, touch Select a network DROID3 by Motorola switches effortlessly between CDMA, GSM 900, GSM 1800, and UMTS 2100 networks, so you can make calls in over 200 countries worldwide.
  • Page 16: Contacts

    Cool down In very limited circumstances, such as where your phone has been exposed to extreme heat, “Cool Down” message screens will appear. To avoid possible damage to your battery and phone, you should follow these instructions until the phone is within its recommended temperature range.
  • Page 17 ”Help” . Use a SIM You can transfer contacts from your old phone to your new Motorola phone using your SIM card—see “Transfer contacts using your SIM” on page 15. More There are other methods and tools to help you at
  • Page 18 Import the contacts from your SIM card, Contacts touch > , then touch Menu Settings Import from SIM card > > Create contacts Contacts Find it: > > Menu Contacts Google contact from Sara Walker Phone Home Email Home Postal address Organization More...
  • Page 19: Text Entry

    Text entry think keyboard, now think smaller Touchscreen keypad When your phone is closed, you can open a touchscreen keypad by touching a text entry field. Tornado al ?123 Space Letters/Numbers Touch to open a keypad for symbols or numbers. Typing tips To use the full keypad, just open your phone: To...
  • Page 20 Swype™ text entry Swype lets you enter words on your touchscreen keypad with one continuous motion. To enter a word, just drag your finger over the letters in the word. Text entry Tips: • • • “ • Multi-touch keyboard book Enter text on a touchscreen keypad one letter at a For double...
  • Page 21: Tips & Tricks

    • To change the language and the style for your Select locale touchscreen keypad, touch • To change the sounds, corrections, and other settings for your touchscreen keypad, touch Multi-touch keyboard • To change the automatic correction settings for your Built-in keyboard full keypad, touch Tips &...
  • Page 22: Messaging

    Battery tips Want to extend your battery life? Try these: • To select a battery profile that suits your phone use, Settings touch Menu > > manager Battery mode > • To turn off automatic applications sync, touch Settings Battery & data manager Menu >...
  • Page 23 messages. To show only one type of message, touch a Universal Inbox message type instead of • To open a text message or social networking message and all of its replies, touch it. • To respond to a message, just open it and enter your response in the text box at the bottom.
  • Page 24: Social Networking

    Messaging Settings • to set the notification for each account type (along with other preferences, for email). Voicemail When you have a new voicemail, of your screen. Drag down the status bar and touch the notification. If you need to change your voicemail number, in the home screen touch Menu >...
  • Page 25: Media Connections

    Social Status & Networking Widgets Social Status widgets are Motorola widgets used to display status announcements from your social networking accounts. You can use these widgets to update your own status on selected accounts or on all social networks attached to the widget.
  • Page 26 • Play media—Select media for playback on another device in a Wi-Fi network. Copy media to server • —Sync the media files on your smartphone with other devices. Copy media to phone • —Copy a picture from one smartphone to another. •...
  • Page 27: Photos & Videos

    Photos & videos see it, capture it, share it! Photos Take photos Take that family photo, and post it online for everyone to see. Camera Find it: > Go to your Tag photos with gallery. your location. Locating Zoom Drag right to in/out.
  • Page 28 Videos Record videos Camcorder Find it: > Note: To get the clearest videos, wipe the camera lens clean with a soft, dry cloth before you record a video. Zoom Tag videos with in/out. your location. Salt Lake City, Utah Touch a setting to Drag right to see options.
  • Page 29 View & share photos & videos Gallery Find it: > 11:35 12:45 2:02 1 :5 3 12:45 Add social network View your captured photos & videos. See your online albums (like Picasa, Flickr, or Facebook). Camera roll See media from DNLA My library Online Connected devices on your...
  • Page 30: Music

    Music when music is what you need... Quick start: Music Note: Copyright—do you have the right? Always follow the rules. See “Content Copyright” in your legal and safety information. Music Find it: > To play music, touch a category, then touch the song or playlist you want to play.
  • Page 31 wireless with Bluetooth® stereo headphones or speakers (see “Bluetooth® wireless” on page 39). Get music Transfer music from your computer to your smartphone using a USB cable. See “USB connection” on page 43 to learn how. Or, download your favorite music from V CAST Music. V CAST Music Find it: >...
  • Page 32: Web

    While playing music, touch Menu Audio effects Library options: ringtone Use as notification , and Hide, wake, turn off Touch Home to use another app. Your music continues to play. When you see in the status bar, a song is playing. Flick down to see details.
  • Page 33 Connect Your smartphone uses the mobile phone network (over the air) or a Wi-Fi connection to automatically access the Web. Note: Your service provider may charge to surf the Web or download data. To use a wireless network, touch Menu Wireless &...
  • Page 34: Personalize

    Personalize add your personal touch Widgets Add widgets Touch and hold the empty spot on your screen. Tip: You can flick left or right to open other panels on your home screen. Widgets Touch and choose a widget. Set up widgets You can customize some widgets.
  • Page 35 Wallpaper To apply a new wallpaper: Touch and hold an empty spot on your home screen. Wallpapers Touch Live wallpapers Gallery Touch choose a wallpaper. Sounds • To play dial pad tones, touch Menu Sound Audible touch tones > > •...
  • Page 36: Location

    Location where you are, where you’re going 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). To set your location, touch Menu Location &...
  • Page 37 Restaurants ATMs Gas Stations on your current location. Google Latitude™ Latitude Find it: > Join Google Latitude See where your friends and family are on Google Maps™. Plan to meet up, check that your parents got home safely, or just stay in touch. Don’t worry, your location is not shared unless you agree to it.
  • Page 38 Hide your location To hide your location, touch Menu not detect your location Socializing Social Location Find it: > Make your own favorites list. Social Location Favorites Channels Friends Coffee Yelp Rest. Touch to see Local Deals Yelp Bars & Clubs Order Food To GO everything in in this collection.
  • Page 39: Apps & Updates

    Apps & updates get the app you want Android Market™ Market Find it: > Get all the fun games and cool apps you want! Android Market provides access to applications from developers worldwide, so you can find the app you want.
  • Page 40 Motorola Mobility, Inc. and Verizon Wireless are not responsible for your use of those applications or information you choose to submit or share with others.
  • Page 41: Bluetooth® Wireless

    > Bluetooth settings > Bluetooth settings Touch to turn on Bluetooth & off & to scan. Device name Motorola Phone Discoverable Make device discoverable Scan for devices Touch to re-scan. Bluetooth devices Motorola Headset Touch to connect. Pair with this device...
  • Page 42: Wi-Fi

    Note: The Bluetooth Enhanced Audio setting is not recommended for older Bluetooth headsets, as it may not deliver acceptable sound quality. Reconnect devices To automatically reconnect your phone with a paired device, simply turn on the device. To manually reconnect your phone with a paired device, touch the device name in the devices list.
  • Page 43 Wi-Fi settings Wi-Fi Network notification Open Network Notify me when an open network is available Secure Network Notify me when a secure network is available Wi-Fi networks Jenny’s Coffee Shoppe Secured with WEP Add Wi-Fi network Manage Networks Turn Wi-Fi on or off Settings Find it: Touch Menu...
  • Page 44: Memory Card & File Management

    Security selecting a type, and entering the correct Wireless password Setup Mobile Hotspot Find it: > Mobile Hotspot Touch a setting to modify it: • Network SSID—Enter a unique name for your Next hotspot and touch Open WPA2 PSK • Security—Select password.
  • Page 45 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 computer. Your phone should show in the status bar.
  • Page 46: Tools

    Tools stay on top of things Alarm clock Alarm & Timer Find it: > To turn on an alarm, touch the check box. When an alarm sounds, Dismiss slide to to turn it Snooze off or to delay for five minutes. To add an alarm, touch 7:00 Add alarm...
  • Page 47 : touch Menu Settings Accessibility > > • Search: Touch and hold Search you want to search for, like “Motorola accessories” . • Text entry: Touch a text entry field to open the touchscreen keypad. Touch want to type. Advanced panel >...
  • Page 48 Tip: Navigate through your apps and menus to hear how voice readouts work on your phone. To change your voice settings, see “Voice settings” on page 46. Caller ID When you want to hear who’s calling: • Read out loud: Have your caller announced—touch Settings Call settings Menu...
  • Page 49 Display brightness Set a brightness level that works for you. Touch Settings Display Menu > > > Automatic brightness sure that can set your own level. Touchscreen & keys All these touch features are great, and sometimes it’s nice to hear or feel your touches too. Touch Menu Settings Sound >...
  • Page 50 • Position: During a call, hold the phone to your ear as normal, and then rotate/move it to get the best position for speaking and listening. You can use your phone in TTY mode with standard teletype machines. Touch Menu settings >...
  • Page 51: Management

    Management stay in control Wireless manager Settings Wireless & networks Find it: Menu > > Manage all your wireless connections: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, airplane mode, & mobile networks (“Network” on page 49). Airplane mode Use airplane mode to turn all your wireless connections off—useful when flying.
  • Page 52: Security

    • Using your computer: On your computer, go to and check the “Software” links. If an update is available, simply follow the installation instructions. Security System updates...
  • Page 53 Screen lock Note: You can make emergency calls on a locked phone (see “Emergency calls” on page 13). A locked phone still rings, but you need to unlock it to answer. Lock the screen in the following ways: • Press Power/Lock •...
  • Page 54: Global Phone

    Global Phone Global Phone offers you reliable, consistent voice service at home and abroad. Use one phone and one number for voice coverage in more than 220 countries. Get one bill for both domestic and international calls. In order to get the full benefits of Global Phone service you must subscribe to a Global Phone calling plan and ensure that you have a SIM card installed.
  • Page 55: Service & Repairs

    Go to (United States) or (Canada), where you can select from a number of customer care options. You can also contact the Motorola Customer Support Center at: 1-800-734-5870 (United States), 1-888-390-6456 (TTY/TDD United States for hearing impaired), or 1-800-461-4575 (Canada).
  • Page 56: 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 57: 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 58: Rf Energy Operational Precautions

    • 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 cm (1 inch) from your body when transmitting.
  • Page 59: Implantable Medical Devices

    Additional information can be found at (World Health Organization) or (Motorola Mobility, Inc.). Information from the World Health Organization “A large number of studies have been performed over the last two decades to assess...
  • Page 60: Industry Canada Notice To Users

    See 47 CFR Sec. 15.19(a)(3). 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. See 47 CFR Sec.
  • Page 61: 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 62 Use your device’s security and lock features, where available. • Keep software up to date—If Motorola or a software/application vendor releases a patch or software fix for your mobile device that updates the device’s security, install it as soon as possible.
  • Page 63: California Perchlorate Label

    There is no special handling required by consumers. Hearing Aid Compatibility with Mobile Phones Some Motorola phones are measured for compatibility with hearing aids. If the box for Hearing Aid Compatibility your particular model has “Rated for Hearing Aids” printed on it, the following explanation applies.
  • Page 64: Open Source Software Information

    For instructions on how to obtain a copy of any source code being made publicly 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 65: States And Canada

    Please retain your original dated sales receipt for your records. For warranty service of your Motorola Personal Communications Product you will need to provide a copy of your dated sales receipt to confirm warranty status. Thank you for choosing a Motorola product.
  • Page 66: What Other Limitations Are There

    This warranty extends only to the first consumer purchaser, and is not transferable. What Will Motorola Do? Motorola, at its option, will at no charge repair, replace or refund the purchase price of any Products, Accessories or Software that does not conform to this warranty. We may use functionally equivalent reconditioned/refurbished/pre-owned or new Products, Accessories or parts.
  • Page 67 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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