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    MOTOROLA ATRIX ™ User’s Guide...

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    This product meets the applicable limit for exposure to radio waves (known as SAR) of 1.6 W/kg (FCC). MOTOROLA ATRIX™ 4G The limits and guidelines include a Please use this quickstart to get a brief substantial safety margin designed to...

  • Page 4: Your Phone

    Your Phone the important keys & connectors 3.5mm Power / OMTP AT&T AT&T 11:35 11:35 Sleep Headset Hold= Volume power Press= AT&T 11:19 Enter message here sleep Done Webcam Message Light Micro Calendar Calendar Calendar Text Messa Market Market M k t Market ?123 h t t p : / / w w w .

  • Page 5: Find More Information

    AT&T store. Interactive web tutorials are available at Select Manufacturer: Motorola and Model: from the drop-down menus. For help with MOTOBLUR go to For detailed support information including device specifications, the user...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Let’s Go Find More Information ......3 let’s get you up and running Assemble & Charge Let’s Go .

  • Page 7: Let's Go

    Set Up & Go (where MOTOBLUR can send account information), and a new MOTOBLUR Set up & go When you first turn on your password. phone, you need to create or log 4.Add your accounts to MOTOBLUR. into your MOTOBLUR account.

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    Of course, it doesn't stop there. There are password, get help, or even locate your plenty of ways to protect your phone and phone: your information, in “Security” on page 56. Wi-Fi Connect If you want to use a Wi-Fi network for...

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    Dialer > Contacts, then touch and Touchscreen & Keys hold a contact to open options. a few essentials Quick start: Touchscreen • Drag a list, or the home screen, to see more. Try it: In the home screen, touch AT&T 11:19 Dialer Contacts...

  • Page 10: Touchscreen & Keys

    mode), or the Tips & tricks: Touchscreen & keys connections (Airplane off). phone (Power • To show options for list items (like Contacts), touch and hold them. To To save your battery, prevent accidental show options for your current display, touches, or when you want to wipe touch Menu smudges off your touchscreen, put the...

  • Page 11: Home Screen

    Menu, Home, Search, & Back Home Screen Keys quick access to the things you need most Use your home screen for quick access to Touch Menu to open menu options in apps, notifications, and more. your home screen, lists, and other places. Quick Start: Home Screen Touch Home to close any menu or app...

  • Page 12: Home Screen

    Motorola shortcuts On your home screen, are icons • To resize THURSDAY THURSDAY JULY JULY widgets, touch and that open your favorite apps, web 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm 0 0 pm to 4:00 pm +2 more +2 more Team Meeting: Design Review...

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    Search Personalize add your personal touch Customize your phone’s sounds and Text Search Type, then touch appearance to make it unique to you! Voice Search Quick Start: Personalize Choose what you search. Touch, then speak. Phone Status & Notifications From the home screen, touch Menu >...

  • Page 14: Personalize

    • On your home screen, to add Ringtones something or change your wallpaper, To change your ringtone and notifications, touch and hold an empty spot until you Settings > Sound. touch Menu > Add to Home screen open the menu. To use a song as a ringtone, touch >...

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    • Set animations: Your display’s Apps movements look smoother with get the app you want Download games, tools, or social animation, but a little faster without it. networking apps (like Facebook® and Settings Display Menu > > > Twitter) to keep in touch! Animation Quick start: Apps Language &...

  • Page 16: Apps

    Tip: Choose your apps and updates app to open details, then touch the carefully, from trusted sites like Market, Allow automatic updating checkbox. as some may impact your phone’s • To uninstall or manage apps, from the performance—see “Choose Carefully” on Settings home screen touch Menu >...

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    • If you doubt the safety of an app, don't on—when you see the “Motorola” logo install it. during power-up, press and hold both • Like all apps, downloaded apps will use up...

  • Page 18: Update Your Phone

    Full moon tonight everyone in your country, you can update using a computer. • Using your computer: On your computer, go to and check the Add Call End Call Dialpad Enter digits and touch “Software”...

  • Page 19: Calls

    • To call a number in the dialer, enter a Make & Answer Calls number then touch Dialer, enter a To make a call, touch When you enter a number to dial, number, then touch touch Menu to add a pause (pauses Tip: To enter the international dialing two seconds), or wait (waits for your code (+), touch and hold...

  • Page 20: Voice Dial, Speed Dial

    Don't use covers or screen To tag a favorite, open Contacts, touch a protectors (even clear ones) that cover contact, then touch the star to the right of this sensor. To find Motorola accessories their name. for your phone, visit

  • Page 21: Conference Calls, Your Phone Number, Recent Calls

    • To use the speakerphone, • To send a text touch Speaker. Dialer Recent Contacts Favorites message, store the All calls number, or other • To use a connected Bluetooth® device, 555-1212 options, touch and Bluetooth touch in the call display. 10 mins ago 555-1212 hold an entry.

  • Page 22: Call Forwarding

    settings Additional settings Caller > > • To turn fixed dialing on, touch disabled. • To add or delete the allowed numbers, Call Forwarding & Waiting Manage FDN list. touch Call forwarding can forward calls all the Cool Down time, or only when your phone is busy, unanswered, or unreachable (not on the In very limited circumstances, such as network).

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    may not work in all locations, and Contacts sometimes an emergency call cannot be contacts like you’ve never had before Keep each friend’s email, phone number, placed due to network, environmental, or Contacts and address in your for quick interference issues. access.

  • Page 24: Contacts

    • To filter the contacts by group (All hold a blank spot on your contacts, Facebook, and so on) touch home screen and then Motorola widgets the filter name at the top. touch > Mobile Contact quick tasks.

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    .CSV file on your account. computer. Then, go to Where are contacts edited or deleted?, log Your phone edits the contacts in its into your MOTOBLUR account, and memory, and also updates your upload the .CSV file.

  • Page 26: Link Contacts, Synchronize Contacts, Create Contacts

    More Settings Link Contacts > to choose which accounts get updated. New contacts won’t Contacts You might have two for the be on your SIM card, but they will same person; maybe a Facebook friend download to any new MOTOBLUR phone who is also stored on your SIM card, or when you log into your MOTOBLUR one friend with two email addresses.

  • Page 27: Social Networking

    To add a widget, touch and hold an empty To create or show a group in your spot on your home screen, then touch Contacts, touch Contacts: All contacts Motorola widgets Social Networking. > at the top of your screen and choose the AT&T...

  • Page 28: Social Networking

    • To add a social networking account, MOTOBLUR, friends appear in your Accounts phone’s Contacts, and status updates touch > > account. Social Status Social appear in Networking widgets. Social Networking • To open Accounts > Add account widget, touch it. Then, flick left or right Find it: >...

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    Text Messaging & Email hold an empty spot on your home screen, sometimes it’s best to text, or IM, or email... Send and receive text with photos or other Motorola widgets. then touch attachments, in quick text messages or full...

  • Page 30: Text Messaging & Email

    • To add a widget, touch and message, touch Menu , and choose the hold an empty spot on your home file. Motorola widgets. screen, then touch When you receive a message with an Touch the widget to open it, then Settings...

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    Settings, then uncheck the account faster viewing, and your phone will show a Get HTML version. contacts. button that says under Email Tip: To send and receive large • is for most personal and other attachments faster, see “Wi-Fi Networks” accounts that aren’t on a Microsoft on page 49.

  • Page 32: Instant Messages

    sends and receives messages (Fetch Web site. Once you’re there, follow the schedule). link to sign in. Messages To get Gmail™ in your widget • Apps: To search for an instant Universal Inbox, you’ll need to add messaging app, touch >...

  • Page 33: Text Entry

    Text Entry Note: Your touchscreen keyboard changes, depending on whether you’re think keyboard, now think smaller When you enter text, like in a message or entering a text message, email, or other search, you have keyboard options. text. Quick Start: Text Entry •...

  • Page 34: Text Entry

    • To copy and paste, double-tap a word Text Entry Settings to highlight it (if needed, drag the ends To change your text entry settings, touch of the highlight). Now touch and hold a Settings Language & Menu > > blank spot for the copy and paste menu.

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    Photos & Videos to open it, then touch Menu to see options. see it, capture it, share it! Capture photos and videos to send them • To open the video camcorder, touch the to friends or save them for later. camcorder icon in the camera or touch Quick Start: Photos &...

  • Page 36: Photos & Videos

    View & Share Your Photos & Touch a folder to show its photos or videos, then touch and hold a thumbnail Videos for options, or just touch it to open it. Gallery Find it: > • To zoom touch the screen with two fingers Kristine Kelley...

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    • To delete the photo or video, touch and Photo & Video Settings hold a thumbnail, then touch Delete. In the viewfinder, touch Menu > Settings To delete multiple files, touch Menu > to open a menu. Select multiple, check the thumbnails, options More >...

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    YouTube™ Music when music is what you need... Share videos with YouTube users Put music on your phone so you can listen everywhere. You don’t need a YouTube and create playlists anytime. account to browse and view videos. Quick Start: Music YouTube Find it: >...

  • Page 39: Music

    Menu when it is Apple™ Macintosh™, with music files and playing. a media program like Motorola Media • To edit, delete and rename playlists, Link (you can download it for free at touch and hold the playlist in the music

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    1.With a memory card inserted in your and to which location. Once you are phone, connect a Motorola cable from satisfied with the settings, you can start your phone’s micro USB port to a USB a sync by choosing the Sync button in port on your computer.

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    Browser • To enter a web page address in the browser or your home screen, just touch surf the web with your phone Browser Open or just touch Search Search find a page, then bookmark it, send it, or Note: If you can’t connect, contact your just explore.

  • Page 42: Browser

    Wi-Fi settings to search for nearby Manage your downloads wireless networks. Touch a network to To view files or applications you have connect. There’s more in “Wi-Fi Networks” Browser downloaded, touch > > on page 49. More > Downloads. > Download Apps To clear your download history, Clear...

  • Page 43: Starred Places

    Location local business information—including business locations, contact information, mobilize your map Maps Open or just touch Search and driving directions. find an address, then get directions, check • To find an address, enter it in the in, or save the location. search box at the top.

  • Page 44: Location

    • To rotate a map, touch the screen with worry, your location is not shared unless two fingers and then drag one in a circle you agree to it. After you join Google while the other one stays still. Latitude, you can invite your friends to view your location, or accept their •...

  • Page 45: At&t Features & Services

    • To hide your location, touch your AT&T Features & Services contact name, then touch Menu > Features & Services Settings Do not detect your > location. • AT&T Navigator™—Get driving directions quickly and conveniently. Settings • To sign out, touch Menu >...

  • Page 46: Entertainment Center

    Entertainment Center you connect your HDMI display and use do more than ever before The ATRIX 4G has a dual core 1GHz your phone as a controller. processor, 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of • An optional Lapdock™...

  • Page 47: Webtop Application & Entertainment Center

    Webtop Application Optional Laptop Dock or Webtop application HD Multimedia Dock The webtop application lets you browse, or use web apps, on a large screen in a full Laptop dock display, Firefox browser. Create and share TV, or Monitor documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, with online tools like Google Docs.

  • Page 48: Entertainment Center

    2.If needed, choose Entertainment When you’re done using the webtop Center. application, just disconnect your phone from the cable or dock. Entertainment Center Scroll & Select Entertainment Center lets you show all your phone’s photos, music, and TV or Monitor videos on that big screen in your living Volume room.

  • Page 49: Networks Settings

    Bluetooth® & Wi-Fi Connections • To connect Bluetooth devices, touch Settings Wireless & Menu > > lose the wires Connect your phone to Bluetooth networks Bluetooth Bluetooth > > headsets or fast Wi-Fi networks. settings Scan for devices > Bluetooth, if it is off). Touch a device Quick Start: Bluetooth &...

  • Page 50: Bluetooth® & Wi-fi Connections

    & networks > Bluetooth settings. To add a quick switch, touch and hold a 3.Touch Bluetooth to turn on and scan. If blank spot on your home screen, then Bluetooth power is already on, touch Motorola widgets Bluetooth touch > Scan for devices.

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    • To reconnect with a device, turn on the 3.Touch a network to connect. If device or touch the device name in the necessary, enter pass codes from the Bluetooth devices list. network administrator and touch Connect. • To disconnect a device, turn off the device, or touch the device name in the When Wi-Fi power is on and your phone...

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    To set up your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot: • Channel—If you notice interference after your hotspot has been active 1.Turn off Wi-Fi power by touching for a while, you can try different > Settings > Wireless & Menu channels. networks >...

  • Page 53: File Transfer, Airplane Mode

    3.Touch Play media, Copy media to File Transfer server, Copy media to phone, or copy photos, music, and more to your phone Your phone can store files on a microSD Share media. memory card, and transfer or play the files Your phone searches for DLNA devices on other devices.

  • Page 54: File Transfer

    Find it: Connect your phone to your • To remove format your memory computer with a USB cable, then follow card, you need to unmount it. Settings SD card & prompts to open Media Link: Touch Menu > > phone storage Unmount SD card.

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    Phone Portal Note: To connect a Wi-Fi network, see “Bluetooth® & Wi-Fi Connections” on page Phone Portal connects your phone’s 47. Most public Wi-Fi networks (like the memory card to your computer with a ones at coffee shops) don’t let devices cable or a Wi-Fi network.

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    Motorola Phone the and choose the Portal connection. Tip: Right-click in your computer task bar to choose the Motorola program that automatically launches when you connect your device. Quickoffice Use Quickoffice to view and edit files on your memory card.

  • Page 57: Schedule

    Drag or flick to scroll. Tips & tricks: Schedule Touch to open. Touch & hold to open options. • You can purchase a Motorola dock to turn your phone into an alarm clock, Touch to go to a weather station, music player and more,...

  • Page 58: Alarm Clock

    Alarm Clock Security Alarm & Timer help keep your phone safe Find it: > Protect your information, in case your phone is lost or stolen. To turn on an alarm, touch the check box. To add an alarm, touch Menu >...

  • Page 59: Security

    If you forget your pattern or password, Forgot password? touch Menu > Reset the unlock screen to unlock your phone To reset your phone to factory settings...

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    Lose 1.Log into your MOTOBLUR account: it, break it, reset it, or even worse—stolen! Relax, MOTOBLUR can help find your 2.On the phone profile page, follow the phone, clear it (if you need to) and best of link to delete data.

  • Page 61: Battery Tips

    Tips & Tricks • unused online accounts that you registered with MOTOBLUR (“Edit & a few handy hints Make it faster and easier to get the most Delete Accounts” on page 27). out of your phone every day. • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® use: Battery Tips Settings Wireless...

  • Page 62: Tips & Tricks

    Display Brightness > > > • Search: Touch and hold Search (dimmer setting) open voice search, then say what you want to search for, like “Motorola • display timeout delay: Touch Menu > accessories”. Settings Display Screen timeout > >...

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    • Menus and screens: When you touch • Ringtones: Assign a unique ringtone to Dialer > Contacts, an item in a menu or screen, your phone a contact—touch speaks the name. To select an item, open a contact, then touch Menu >...

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    Zoom Touchscreen & keys • Magnification window: You can open a You can hear or feel when you touch the Settings magnification window that you can drag touchscreen. Touch Menu > > Sound: around the screen: Touch Menu Settings > Accessibility. Touch >...

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    keyboard. Of course if you don’t want to • Position: During a call, hold the phone type at all, then use your voice—touch to your ear as normal, and then on the touchscreen keyboard. rotate/move it to get the best position for speaking and listening.

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    VCO: Voice-Carry-Over—speak into • To... your phone and read text replies on your TTY device. hear music Note: You’ll need a cable/adapter to play videos connect your TTY device to the headset jack on your phone. show pictures Refer to your TTY device guide for mode make and usage information.

  • Page 67: Troubleshooting

    (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). Troubleshooting...

  • Page 68: Safety, Regulatory & Legal

    Dropping these items, especially on a hard surface, can potentially cause damage.* Battery Use & Safety • Do contact your service provider or Motorola if your mobile device or battery has been Battery Use & Safety Important: Handle and store batteries properly to avoid injury or damage.

  • Page 69: Third Party Accessories, Driving Precautions, Battery Charging

    • If there is a hologram, replace the battery and try • Motorola batteries and charging systems have charging it again; circuitry that protects the battery from damage • If the message remains, contact a Motorola from overcharging. authorized service center. Third Party Accessories...

  • Page 70: Caution About High Volume Usage

    Remember to follow the “Smart Practices While surroundings. Driving” in this guide and at • Turn the volume down if you can’t hear people (in English only). speaking near you. Seizures/Blackouts If you experience hearing discomfort, including the Some people may be susceptible to epileptic...

  • Page 71: Repetitive Motion, Operational Warnings, Glass Parts

    Repetitive Motion Operational Warnings When you repetitively perform actions such as Obey all posted signs when using mobile devices in pressing keys or entering finger-written characters, public areas. you may experience occasional discomfort in your Potentially Explosive Atmospheres hands, arms, shoulders, neck, or other parts of your Areas with potentially explosive atmospheres are body.

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    • If you wear the mobile device on your body, always place the mobile device in a Motorola-supplied or Do not dispose of your battery or mobile approved clip, holder, holster, case, or body device with your household waste.

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    device offers an airplane mode or similar feature, radio waves (radio frequency electromagnetic fields) consult airline staff about using it in flight. adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). These limits include a substantial Implantable Medical Devices safety margin designed to assure the safety of all If you have an implantable medical device, such as a persons, regardless of age and health.

  • Page 74: Conformance Statement, Information From The World Health Organization

    The following CE compliance information is EU Conformance used is free of any metal and that it positions the applicable to Motorola mobile devices that carry one phone at least 2.5 cm (1 inch) away from the body. of the following CE marks:...

  • Page 75: Fcc Notice To Users, Industry Canada Notice To Users

    See 47 CFR Sec. 15.19(a)(3). This equipment has been tested and found to comply Motorola has not approved any changes or with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant modifications to this device by the user. Any changes to part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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    Location Services (GPS & AGPS) information may be shared with third parties, including your wireless service provider, applications The following information is applicable to Motorola GPS & AGPS providers, Motorola, and other third parties providing mobile devices that provide location based (GPS services.

  • Page 77: Smart Practices While Driving

    • Get to know your Motorola mobile device and continue. its features such as speed dial, redial and •...

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    Wi-Fi networks. Also, when and lock features, where available. using your device as a hotspot (where available) • Keep software up to date—If Motorola or a use network security. These precautions will help software/application vendor releases a patch or prevent unauthorized access to your device.

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    Don’t drop your mobile device. Use & Care Use & Care To care for your Motorola mobile device, please protection observe the following: To help protect your mobile device, always make sure that the battery compartment and...

  • Page 80: Hearing Aid Compatibility With Mobile Phones, California Perchlorate Label

    Motorola Approved Service Center vary in the amount of interference they generate. in your region. Details of Motorola approved national The wireless telephone industry has developed recycling schemes, and further information on...

  • Page 81: Content Copyright, Open Source Software Information, Software Copyright Notice

    Furthermore, personal needs. the purchase of Motorola products shall not be M-Ratings: Phones rated M3 or M4 meet FCC deemed to grant either directly or by implication,...

  • Page 82: Product Registration, Export Law Assurances

    Motorola related to software used in this Motorola For further information contact the U.S. Department mobile device, you may send your request in writing of Commerce or the Canadian Department of to the address below. Please make sure that the Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

  • Page 83: United States And Canada

    This limited warranty is a consumer's exclusive wired connection. remedy, and applies as follows to new Motorola Products and The balance of the Products, Accessories, and Software purchased by Accessories that...

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    Motorola, or its in the software products will be corrected. authorized service centers, are excluded from Software NOT Embodied in Physical Media.

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    Motorola reserves the right to change or modify any information or specifications without notice or obligation.

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