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Motorola DROID 4 Getting Started Manual

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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

  • Page 4 ACCESSORIES......... . 44 MOTOROLA LAPDOCK™ 100 ......44 HD DOCK .
  • Page 5: Welcome

    WELCOME WELCOME THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING VERIZON WIRELESS You’re now connected to America’s largest, most reliable Verizon 4G LTE Network. That’s ten times faster than 3G. So go ahead, make yourself heard. For more information, visit This book will show you how to unleash the potential of your new device.
  • Page 6: Important Customer Information

    IMPORTANT CUSTOMER INFORMATION DATA PLANS AND FEATURES Content and Internet Access Many services and applications offered through your device are provided by third parties. Before you use, link to or download a service provided by a third party, or an application such as a non-Verizon Wireless location-based GP style service, chat room, marketplace or social network from your device, you should review the terms of such service...
  • Page 7: My Verizon

    MY VERIZON MY VERIZON Save time. Save money. Register now at Manage your account. Quickly check your voice, text and data usage or make adjustments to your plan at any time. Get personalized support. My Support answers your questions quickly. Pay bills your way.
  • Page 8: Basics

    BASICS BASICS SMARTPHONE FEATURES 3.5mm Power Headset Jack Press = sleep Hold = power 11:23 HD Webcam Volume Keys Jen Uriegas JP Jordan Lisa Jones David Kelley 4.0" qHD Touchscreen Micro USB Connector http : //www Charge or Voicemail Email Browser Market connect...
  • Page 9: First Steps

    FIRST STEPS INSTALL THE 4G SIM CARD Note: A Subscriber Identity Module (SIM Card) is a “smartcard” that houses personal information, such as your mobile phone number, calling plan, account information, and content, such as contacts, text messages, and call history. The Verizon Wireless 4G SIM Card is compatible with any Verizon Wireless 4G certified device.
  • Page 10 Cover on. Charge up. Note: This product uses a non-removable battery. The battery should only be replaced by a Motorola-approved service facility. Any attempt to remove or replace your battery may damage the product and void your warranty.
  • Page 11 Tip: In the unlikely event that your device becomes unresponsive, try a forced reboot—press and hold both Power and the down volume key for up to 10 seconds. Warning: Please use only an approved charging accessory to charge your device. Improper handling of the charging port, as well as the use of an incompatible charger, may cause damage to your device and void your warranty.
  • Page 12 TURN ON YOUR SMARTPHONE FOR THE FIRST TIME It’s important to fully charge the battery before turning on your smartphone. Turn on. Select a language. 11:23 Jen Uriegas n Uriegas JP Jordan Lisa Jones David Kelley Welcome Touch the android to begin. Emergency dial Change language Create account,...
  • Page 13: Set Up Your Smartphone

    Note: You don’t need to have a Google Gmail account to use your phone. Feel free to skip this step if you don’t have a Gmail account. Note: If you have an existing Google Gmail account, your contacts from that account are synced to your smartphone. Note: Your smartphone supports data-intensive apps and services.
  • Page 14: Welcome Home To Motorola Android

    MOTOROLA ANDROID Switching from an Apple™ or Blackberry phone? Get all your important information set up on your new Motorola Android smartphone in a few easy steps. The Welcome Home To Motorola Android application transfers contacts, email addresses, calendar meetings, events, tasks, music, playlists,...
  • Page 15 3 Follow the application instructions on your computer to transfer data from your old phone to your Motorola smartphone. The Welcome Home To Motorola application will prompt you to connect your old phone to the computer with a USB cable, and backup the data you want to transfer.
  • Page 16: Touchscreen Tips

    TOUCHSCREEN TIPS Here are some tips on how to navigate around your smartphone. Touch: Choose an icon or option. Touch & hold: Show options. Drag: Scroll or move slowly. Flick: Scroll or move quickly. Zoom: Slide fingers apart or together to zoom in or out on Google Maps™, web pages, or photos.
  • Page 17: Lock & Unlock Touchscreen

    LOCK & UNLOCK TOUCHSCREEN To lock the screen, press Power , or let the screen time out (don’t press anything). To unlock the screen, press Power , then drag to the right. 11:23 Verizon Wireless 11:23 Thursday, February 16 Drag to the right to unlock the screen.
  • Page 18: Home Screen

    HOME SCREEN Use the home screen to see what’s most important to you—you’ll see it when you turn on your phone or touch Home from another screen. 11:23 Phone Status Bar Notifications Jen Uriegas Lisa Jones JP Jordan David Kelley Drag this bar down to see details.
  • Page 19 Tip: From the home screen, touch Home to see thumbnails of the five home screen panels. Touch a thumbnail to go to the panel. To add an app shortcut to the home screen, touch and hold an Shortcuts empty spot on the home screen, touch and select a shortcut.
  • Page 20: Notifications

    NOTIFICATIONS Icons at the top of December 16, 2011 11:23 the screen notify Verizon Wireless Clear you about Notifications messages and Wi-Fi networks available smartphone Select a Preferred Network status. To see Jim Somers your Meet me outside the... 2:47 PM notifications, New email touch the status...
  • Page 21: App Menu

    APP MENU You can find all h t t p : / / w w w of your apps in one place. From Voicemail Email Browser Market the home screen, touch Phone Text Camera Apps open the app menu. Flick left and right to see all of your app panels.
  • Page 22: Make & Answer Calls

    MAKE & ANSWER CALLS Phone To make a call, touch , enter a number, then touch Tip: If the screen is locked, drag to the right first. Connected Call Timer 00:12 Verizon Wireless Kristine Kelley Mobile (555) 555-7931 Chicago, IL End Call Hang up.
  • Page 23 To answer a call when the screen is active, touch . When the screen is locked, answer by Answer dragging to the right. To ignore a call when the screen is active, touch . When the screen is locked, ignore the Ignore call by dragging to the left.
  • Page 24: Contacts

    CONTACTS Contacts like you’ve never had before, downloaded from your accounts. View, search, and use them Contacts your way. Touch > Group Create & view Dialer Recent Contacts Favorites groups of contacts. Displaying 297 contacts Add contacts. In case of emergency Contacts List Touch to view contact information.
  • Page 25: Voicemail

    VOICEMAIL SET UP VOICEMAIL 1 Dial ). If you hear a greeting, touch # to interrupt it. 2 Follow the tutorial to select a password and record a voice signature. ACCESS VOICEMAIL FROM YOUR SMARTPHONE 1 Dial ). If you hear your greeting, touch # to interrupt it.
  • Page 26: Visual Voicemail

    other charges will be incurred when using voicemail from your wireless device. Mobile to Mobile minutes do not apply to voicemail retrievals; you will be charged to maintain your connection to voicemail. Verizon Wireless is not liable for missed messages or deletions of messages from your voice mailbox, even if you have saved them.
  • Page 27: Ringtones

    RINGTONES Make your phone dance to your tune. Choose a ringtone, change the tone, or silence your smartphone. To personalize your ringtones, touch Menu Settings Sound Phone ringtone > > > Notification ringtone To silence your phone and make it vibrate for Settings Sound incoming calls, touch Menu...
  • Page 28 connect. When your smartphone is connected to the network, the Wi-Fi connected indicator appears in the status bar. Tip: When you are in range and Wi-Fi is on, you will automatically reconnect to available networks you’ve connected to before. Wi-Fi ENHANCED CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi Enhanced Connectivity offers a seamless transition between connections when you switch from the Verizon network to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 29: Bluetooth

    To activate your Wi-Fi hotspot, touch Mobile Hotspot Mobile Hotspot > > When your Wi-Fi hotspot is active, other Wi-Fi enabled devices can connect by entering your SSID Security hotspot’s , selecting a type, and Wireless password entering the correct Note: Risks can be associated with connecting to the public internet.
  • Page 30: Hearing Aid Compatibility Information

    Bluetooth 3 Touch to turn on and scan. If Scan for Bluetooth power is already on, touch devices 4 Touch a device to connect. 5 If necessary, touch , or enter the device 0000 passkey (like ) to connect to the device. When the device is connected, the Bluetooth connected indicator appears in the status...
  • Page 31: Remove The Rear Cover

    Verizon Wireless store for assistance. Note: This product uses a non-removable battery. The battery should only be replaced by a Motorola-approved service facility. Any attempt to remove or replace your battery may damage the product and void your warranty.
  • Page 32: Apps & Features

    APPS & FEATURES APPS & FEATURES VERIZON APPS Make your smartphone do more with music, ringtones, wallpapers, apps and games. Check the latest scores. Keep up with Twitter and Facebook™. Even plan a vacation. We’ve got apps that help you do it all.
  • Page 33: The Webtop Application

    (see “ACCESSORIES” on page 44). The Motorola Lapdock™ 100 includes a 10.1” display, keyboard, and trackpad. The HD Dock connects to an HD display, plus any wireless keyboard and mouse. Also connect your favorite speakers via a 3.5mm audio jack.
  • Page 34: Motocast

    MOTOCAST Note: Copyright—do you have the right? Always follow the rules. See “Content Copyright” in your legal and safety information. Stream or download music, pictures, videos, and documents from your computer directly to your smartphone. MotoCast lets you pull content from your home or work computers at blazing fast 4G LTE speeds, providing secure, nearly instant remote access to your files.
  • Page 35: Motoprint

    MOTOPRINT Print email, documents, pictures, and contacts directly to shared printers on a Wi-Fi network—no printer drivers necessary. MOTOPRINT automatically discovers networked printers for you. You can even save your favorite printers and geo-tag their location for future use. Email Quickoffice To print something from the , or...
  • Page 36: Messaging

    MESSAGING Talk with your fingers. Make a bold statement with the touch of a button. For rates and complete information, go to Messaging From the home screen touch > Universal Inbox > Check for messages now. Universal Inbox (14) Create messages.
  • Page 37 To respond to a text message, just open it and enter your response in the text box at the bottom. For email, touch to choose a reply option. To forward an email message, open it and Forward touch > To open options, touch and hold a message.
  • Page 38: Music

    MUSIC Keep your music with you! Put music on your phone, or stream music from your computer with MotoCast. From the home screen, touch Music My library > > Artists Brooks Fairfax Brooks Fairfax Max Keppler and AnnaLee Scott 2 songs 2 songs When You're Around Running Roughshod...
  • Page 39: Photos

    PHOTOS Take high-quality photos with your 8MP camera. Camera From the home screen, touch > Tip: From the phone unlock screen, drag to the left to activate the camera. See your Switch between front last photo. & back cameras. Shots Zoom Take Remaining...
  • Page 40: Videos

    VIDEOS Capture HD videos with your 1080p HD camcorder. Upload your creations or send them to family and friends. From the home screen, touch Camera > , then drag the camera switch to the right to select the camcorder. Watch your Switch between front last video.
  • Page 41: Gallery

    GALLERY View all of your photos and your friends’ photos/videos from different media sites like Picasa™, Flickr, PhotoBucket, and Facebook™. You can add comments to others’ photos, and see comments that others have posted. You can even view photos stored on your computer with MotoCast.
  • Page 42: See It All

    RINGTONES Pick from our over 90,000 tracks and assign a different song to each person in your address book. RINGBACK TONES Entertain your callers with Ringback Tones—songs or sounds they’ll hear while waiting for you to answer. VERIZON WIRELESS MEDIA STORE Go online to find loads of cool apps, as well as the latest games and music.
  • Page 43: Play It Up

    PLAY IT UP There’s plenty to play, with hundreds of gaming apps: Browse, buy and download games on your Market phone via Market apps (touch > Browse and buy games online at Note: Data charges may apply. VERIZON SAFEGUARDS Your family;...
  • Page 44 Your wireless device can determine its (and your) physical, geographical location (“Location Information”) and can associate Location Information with other data. Additionally, certain applications, services and programs are capable of accessing, collecting, storing and using Location Information and disclosing Location Information to others.
  • Page 45: Vz Navigator

    VZ NAVIGATOR® More than just directions, VZ Navigator gets you where you’re going and keeps you informed once you get there. Receive traffic alerts, find gas prices and directions to the station, search local businesses, share your location with friends, or speed-dial roadside assistance.
  • Page 46: Accessories

    ACCESSORIES The Total Package. DROID™ 4 by Motorola is the ACCESSORIES total package! Highlight its abilities with a suite of accessories that turn your smartphone into a navigation device, a mobile cloud computing powerhouse, an HD media hub, or a stereo system.
  • Page 47: Hd Dock

    Lapdock with your next Motorola smartphone. HD DOCK Connect to your HDTV and external speakers so you can watch movies, share pictures and home videos with friends, and browse the web—all on the big screen. HD Dock also enables the webtop application, giving you access to all of your smartphone’s functions plus the full...
  • Page 48: P893 Universal Portable Power Pack

    When you park your car, the Motorola Car Finder App automatically notes your location and provides directions back to the car, right on your smartphone. P893 UNIVERSAL PORTABLE POWER PACK The new P893 Universal Portable Power Pack is an on-the-go charger for your smartphone.
  • Page 49: Adapter For Webtop Application

    ADAPTER FOR WEBTOP APPLICATION With this simple adapter, you can connect your smartphone directly to an HDTV or monitor, and enjoy all the benefits the webtop application has to offer. Browse the web with the latest Firefox® browser, watch a video, or view your photos on the big screen.
  • Page 50 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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