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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE...
  • Page 3 Introducing the world’s most powerful 4G QWERTY the safety of all persons, regardless of age and health. smartphone! DROID 4 by Motorola has tons of The highest SAR values measured for this device are advanced features for everything you want to do—video, listed in the regulatory information packaged with web browsing, multimedia, and more.
  • Page 4: Your Smartphone

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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Safety, Regulatory & Legal ......57 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 6 Motorola smartphone. David Kelley Jen Uriegas n Uriegas JP Jordan Lisa Jones To migrate data from your old phone to your Motorola Welcome smartphone: Touch the android to begin. Emergency dial Change language Use your computer browser to navigate to, and download...
  • Page 7 Next, you will be instructed to install the Cool content & more Home: Motorola Android app on your Motorola Browse and download thousands of the coolest apps on smartphone, connect the smartphone to your computer the planet from Android Market™.
  • Page 8: Touchscreen & Keys

    Wireless store for assistance. Note: This product uses a non-removable battery. The Touchscreen on/off battery should only be replaced by a Motorola-approved Your touchscreen is on when you need it and off when service facility. Any attempt to remove or replace your you don’t.
  • Page 9 Touch tips Key tips It’s all in the touch: Menu, home, back, & search • Touch: Choose an icon or option. Touch Home close any menu or app • Touch & Hold: Show options. and return to the home • Drag: Scroll or move slowly.
  • Page 10 Adjust volume Quick tips Press the volume keys to change ring If you’re not sure what to do next, try one of these: volume (in the home screen) or To... earpiece volume (during a call). Get the details—Open a text Touch the message, When playing music or video files, message, see details for a...
  • Page 11: Home Screen

    Note: Your home screen might look a little different. Home screen The home screen extends left and right to give you more quick access to the things you need most room for adding shortcuts, widgets, and more. Flick the home screen left and right to see more panels or to add Quick start: Home screen widgets or shortcuts.
  • Page 12 Calendar Social Networking Social Status , or Search Universal Inbox widgets). Touch Search , then use the window that appears. There’s more about social networking widgets in “Your social networking account” on page 26. Touch here to enter text. • resize widgets, touch and hold a corner until you...
  • Page 13 Tip: Blue connection icons (network, data, Wi-Fi) appear Status bar icons when your smartphone is connected to your Google™ network (full signal) 3G (fast data) account. White connection icons mean your smartphone is not communicating with the Google servers. network (roaming) 4G (fastest data) Note: Applications you download from Android network...
  • Page 14: Apps & Updates

    Browse & install apps Apps & updates Get all the fun games and cool apps you want! Android get the app you want Market™ provides direct access to apps, games, books, and movies that you can download and install on your Quick start: Apps &...
  • Page 15 • Like all apps, downloaded apps will use up memory, Motorola Mobility, Inc. and Verizon Wireless are not data, battery, and processing power—some more responsible for your use of those applications or than others. For example, a simple battery level information you choose to submit or share with others.
  • Page 16 On your computer, go to particular privacy policies, risks or waivers. and check the Your Verizon Wireless customer agreement terms and “Software” links. If an update is available, follow the conditions and certain other specifically identified terms installation instructions.
  • Page 17: Calls

    Tip: Search for contacts right from the dialpad! For Calls Jeff example, to find in your contacts list, touch it’s good to talk Matching contacts appear above the number field. In-call options Quick start: Calls Dialing options Connected 00:12 Verizon Wireless Call Timer Phone From the home screen, touch...
  • Page 18 Tip: You can touch Home or Back to leave the Tip: To silence an incoming call alert, press Power active call display. To reopen it, touch Home the volume keys. Phone > Note: When you hold the smartphone to your ear, the Note: Using a mobile device or accessory while driving display goes dark to prevent accidental touches.
  • Page 19 be placed due to network, environmental, or Conference calls interference issues. To start a conference call, call the first number. After the Add call Phone call connects, touch . Dial the next number, or Touch (if your smartphone is locked, touch Emergency Call select it from contacts or favorites.
  • Page 20: Contacts

    Gmail to import the file. For more details, go to Tip: To search the list, touch to open a touchscreen or log in to your Gmail account on your computer and select “Help” . keypad, then type a name. When you flick or drag the list, a scroll bar appears that you can drag to move the •...
  • Page 21 Contacts Find it: > Link contacts Contacts You might have two or more contacts for the same • To find a contact, touch in the screen and person, maybe a Gmail contact who is also stored on type the contact name. your phone, or one friend with two email addresses.
  • Page 22 Create contacts Favorites Contacts Find it: > > To add a contact to your Favorites list, touch and hold the Add to favorites contact, then touch Add contact Add contact Add contact To see your Favorites list: Google contact Contacts Favorites Find it: >...
  • Page 23: Messaging

    Groups Messaging Contacts Find it: > > > group name sometimes it’s best to text, or IM, or email . . . You can put your contacts into groups that you create (like “friends” , “family” , or “work”). Then, you can find Quick start: Messaging contacts faster by showing one group at a time.
  • Page 24 To show only one type of message, touch a message While viewing the attachment, touch it to save it, share Universal Inbox type instead of it, and more. • open a text message or social networking Tip: To send and receive large attachments faster, use a message and all of its replies, touch it.
  • Page 25: Text Entry

    Email Text entry The first time you turned on your smartphone (see “Set keys when you need them up & go” on page 4), you probably logged in to your Gmail™ account. You can also set up and use additional Typing tips email accounts.
  • Page 26 Swype™ text entry Touchscreen keypad Enter words with one continuous motion. Just drag your When your smartphone is closed, you can open a finger over the letters in the word. keypad on your screen by touching a text box. To close the keypad, touch Back To enter a word, Anne...
  • Page 27 Multi-touch keyboard To... Enter text a letter at a time. As you type, your Paste cut or copied Touch and hold location to smartphone suggests words from your dictionary and Paste text at cursor location paste, then touch chosen language. The smartphone also automatically enters apostrophes in some words, like “dont.
  • Page 28: Social Networking

    Twitter messages will always appear as “read” on your Social networking smartphone, but your smartphone notifies you when my life, your life you receive a new message. Tip: To download updates faster, see “Wi-Fi networks” Your social networking account on page 43. Integrate and sync all your contacts, emails, and social networking sites.
  • Page 29: Tips & Tricks

    Battery tips Tips & tricks Want to extend your battery life? Try these: a few handy hints Smart • To help minimize battery use, touch > Actions . Check out the sample rules that enable General tips Nighttime Battery Saver Battery battery savings: , and...
  • Page 30: Webtop Application

    Connect the webtop application Webtop application Connect your smartphone to a Motorola Lapdock™ to smart mobile computing automatically launch the webtop application. Connect your smartphone to an HDTV or monitor using Quick start: Webtop the HD Dock, HD Station, or Adapter for webtop...
  • Page 31: Digital Living

    Send current web page to phone Digital living When you find an interesting web page in the webtop connect and enjoy application, you can send it to your smartphone to view after undocking. In the Firefox browser, select File MotoCast >...
  • Page 32: Photos & Videos

    same account you created on your smartphone, then Photos & videos select which computer files you want to share. see it, capture it, share it! Use remote files Music Gallery You can use your smartphone’s Photos Files apps to access the shared files stored on Take &...
  • Page 33 Note: Photos are stored in your phone’s internal Camera settings memory, unless you switch it to the microSD memory In the viewfinder, drag the tab in the lower-left corner of Widescreen card. Photo resolution can be set to 8MP or the screen (or touch Menu ) to adjust camera (6MP).
  • Page 34 Your phone stores the video, and shows a thumbnail Videos image of the video in the corner of the screen. To see Record & share videos the video you just took, touch the thumbnail. Then: Camera Find it: > , then touch or drag the camera •...
  • Page 35 Camcorder settings View photos & videos In the viewfinder, drag the tab in the lower-left corner of Gallery Find it: > the screen (or touch Menu ) to adjust camcorder View all of your photos and your friends’ photos/videos settings: from different media sites like Picasa™, Flickr, PhotoBucket, and Facebook®.
  • Page 36: Music

    Note: To see the controls when a video is playing, touch Music the display. when music is what you need... Share photos & videos Gallery Find it: > > photo or video Quick start: Music Keep your music with you! You can put music on your Touch , then choose how you want to share—like phone, or stream music from your computer with...
  • Page 37 To play music stored on your phone or computer, touch Set up music My library What music transfer tools do I need? Note: Copyright—do you have the right? Always follow Open the categories menu. the rules. See “Content Copyright” in your legal and safety information.
  • Page 38 stereo headphones or speakers (see “Bluetooth® Play music handsfree devices” on page 44). Touch a song or playlist to start playing music. Get music Transfer Max Keppler and AnnaLee Scott Artist & Song Title Transfer music from your computer to your smartphone When You're Around using a USB cable connection.
  • Page 39 Music player controls Hide, wake, turn off Touch Home to use another app. Your music To... continues to play. Play/pause Touch When you see in the status bar, a song is playing. Flick down to see details. Touch the song to return to the Select previous/next Touch music controls.
  • Page 40: Web

    Connect Your smartphone uses the mobile phone network (over surf the web with your smartphone the air) or a Wi-Fi connection to automatically access the Web. Quick start: Browser Note: Surfing the Web or downloading data over the Browser h ttp: / / w w w Find it: mobile phone network uses your monthly data subscription allowance.
  • Page 41: Personalize

    You can download “Apps & updates” on page 12. Personalize add your personal touch Browser options Touch Menu to see browser options: Widgets Options Add widgets New window Open a new browser window. Touch and hold an empty spot on your home screen. Bookmarks See your bookmarks.
  • Page 42 News • : Change the widget name, choose how long it To set a song as a ringtone: shows new stories, or choose a news source. To Music Find it: > and play the song, then touch choose a source, touch , then choose preset More Use as ringtone...
  • Page 43: Location

    Display settings Location Settings • To set display brightness, touch Menu > where you are, where you’re going Display Brightness > > Settings • To set orientation, touch Menu > Google Maps™ Display Auto-rotate screen > > Maps Find it: >...
  • Page 44: Wireless

    Turn on Bluetooth connections. Follow the prompts to speak or type your destination. Device name Network notification Motorola Phone Open network For more information, go to Notify me when an open network is available Discoverable Make device discoverable
  • Page 45 When your smartphone is connected to the network, Wi-Fi networks the Wi-Fi connected indicator appears in the status Turn Wi-Fi power on or off bar. Settings Wireless & networks Find it: Menu > > Tip: When you are in range and Wi-Fi power is on, you Wi-Fi >...
  • Page 46 Configure Mobile Hotspot Touch to change hotspot Bluetooth® handsfree devices security and configuration settings: Turn Bluetooth power on or off • Network SSID—Enter a unique name for your Settings Wireless & networks Find it: Menu > > Next hotspot and touch Bluetooth >...
  • Page 47 Windows® computer, you need to touch install free MOTOPRINT Host software on the computer. You can download MOTOPRINT Host at Change device name Settings Wireless & networks Touch Menu > >...
  • Page 48: Memory Card & File Management

    This may take a few minutes. page 3. With your smartphone showing the home screen, Tip: To move media stored in internal memory to your connect a Motorola micro USB data cable from your Settings Storage memory card, touch Menu >...
  • Page 49: Tools

    Drag and drop files between your computer and Tools smartphone folders. When you’re done, use “Safely stay on top of things Remove Hardware” before disconnecting the USB cable. Calendar Note: If you’re using a memory card, you can’t use the Calendar Find it: >...
  • Page 50 Manage calendar events Alarm clock Edit To edit an event, touch and hold it, then touch Alarm & Timer Find it: > event Save . When you’re done, touch To turn on an alarm, touch the Delete To delete an event, touch and hold it, then touch check box.
  • Page 51 • Search: Touch and hold Search , then say what open it. you want to search for, like “Motorola accessories” . • Dialer & text entry: As you type, each number or • Text entry: Touch a text entry field to open the letter is read out loud.
  • Page 52 Caller ID Volume & vibrate When you want to hear who’s calling: Choose volume and vibrate settings that work for you. Settings Sound Touch Menu > > • Read out loud: Have your caller announced—touch Settings Call settings Caller ID Volume Menu >...
  • Page 53 Hearing Aids” printed on it, then please read the Touchscreen & keys following guidance. All these touch features are great, and sometimes it’s nice to hear or feel your touches too. Touch Menu Note: Ratings are not a guarantee of compatibility. See Settings Sound >...
  • Page 54: Management

    Management You can use your phone in TTY mode with standard stay in control Settings Call teletype machines. Touch Menu > > settings > TTY mode and select the mode you need: Smart actions TTY Full • : Type and read text on your TTY device. Tired of doing the same tasks over and over again? Let TTY HCO •...
  • Page 55: Security

    messages) remain off in airplane mode. Emergency calls Security to your region's emergency number can still be made. help keep your smartphone safe Network Quick start: Security You should not need to change any network settings. Settings Location & security Find it: Menu >...
  • Page 56 PIN lock Screen lock Settings Location & To set a PIN, touch Menu > > To prevent accidental touches, you can make the screen security Change screen lock Settings > > lock when it goes to sleep. Touch Menu > Location &...
  • Page 57 Lock & unlock Reset To lock the screen/smartphone: To reset your smartphone to factory settings and erase all the data on your smartphone, touch Menu • Press Power Settings Privacy Factory data reset Reset > > > > • Let the screen time out (don’t press anything). phone •...
  • Page 58: Troubleshooting

    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 59: Safety, Regulatory & Legal

    • Remove the battery and inspect it to confirm that it has a “Motorola Original” hologram; disregarded—the battery should only be replaced by a Motorola-approved service facility, •...
  • Page 60 In some circumstances, third party accessories can be dangerous and may void device. your mobile device’s warranty. For a list of Motorola accessories, visit Caution About High Volume Usage...
  • Page 61: Glass Parts

    2.5 cm (1 inch) away from the body. • Using accessories not supplied or approved by Motorola may cause your mobile device to exceed RF energy exposure guidelines. For a list of Motorola-supplied or approved accessories, visit our website at:
  • Page 62: Follow Instructions To Avoid Interference Problems

    • DO NOT carry the mobile device in the breast pocket. • Use the ear opposite the implantable medical device to minimize the potential for The following CE compliance information is applicable to Motorola mobile devices that carry EU Conformance interference.
  • Page 63: Industry Canada Notice To Users

    See 47 CFR Sec. 15.19(a)(3). Radio Navigation Plan. These changes may affect the performance of location technology on Motorola has not approved any changes or modifications to this device by the user. Any your mobile device. changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. See 47 Your mobile device can also use Assisted Global Positioning System (AGPS), which obtains CFR Sec.
  • Page 64: Your Location

    Location-based information includes information that can be used to determine the • Keep software up to date—If Motorola or a software/application vendor releases a approximate location of a mobile device. Mobile devices which are connected to a wireless patch or software fix for your mobile device that updates the device’s security, install it as network transmit location-based information.
  • Page 65: California Perchlorate Label

    Phones Don’t drop your mobile device. Some Motorola phones are measured for compatibility with hearing aids. If the box for your Hearing Aid Compatibility particular model has “Rated for Hearing Aids” printed on it, the following explanation applies.
  • Page 66: Content Copyright

    Trying out the phone with your hearing device is the Motorola related to software used in this Motorola mobile device, you may send your request best way to evaluate it for your personal needs.
  • Page 67: Product Registration

    Please retain your original dated sales receipt for your records. For warranty service of your Motorola Mobility Inc. Limited Global Motorola product you will need to provide a copy of your dated sales receipt to confirm Warranty Mobile Phones warranty status.
  • Page 68: What Will Motorola Do

    Products repaired or replaced pursuant to the terms of this Limited Warranty. including but not limited to as set forth by Motorola in the Products' User Manual, Quick Start If damage is outside the scope of warranty coverage, repair services may be available, but all Guide, Online Tutorials, and other documentation), improper storage (e.g.
  • Page 69: What Other Limitations Are There

  • Page 70 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.