Motorola Droid 2 User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User Guide BY MOTOROLA...
  • Page 3 Touch > DROID2 by Motorola You can also flick your home screen left or right to DROID2 by Motorola gives you a high quality imaging, see the Tips & Tricks widgets. video, and multimedia experience. Your new phone • Updates:...
  • Page 4: Your Phone

    Your phone the important keys & connectors 3.5mm Headset Connector Power/ Lock Key 12:45 2:02 1 :5 3 Micro USB Volume/ Connector Zoom Keys Home Key Touchscreen Delete LOCK Menu Key Back Enter Scroll & 72º 72º 72º 72º 72º CHICAGO CHICAGO CHICAGO...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Let’s go let’s get you up and running Your phone ..........2 Let’s go .
  • Page 6 Caution: Please read “Battery Use & Safety” on Whenever you select all contacts for one account, your page 53. phone shows every contact, in every group. Tip: To save battery life, see “Battery tips” on page 22. Wi-Fi connect If you want to use a Wi-Fi network for even faster Settings Internet access, touch Menu >...
  • Page 7: Touchscreen & Keys

    To zoom in or out, Don't use covers or slide two fingers screen protectors (even clear ones) that cover this apart or together. sensor. To find Motorola accessories for your phone, visit Drag or flick to scroll. Touchscreen on/off On when you need it and off when you don’t.
  • Page 8 Power/Lock . To wake up the touchscreen, just Key tips press Power/Lock Menu, home, back, & search To change how long your smartphone waits before the screen goes to sleep automatically, touch Menu Settings Display Screen timeout > > > 72º...
  • Page 9: Home Screen

    Quick tips Home screen If you’re not sure what to do next, try one of these: quick access to the things you need most To... Quick start: Home screen Get the details—Open a Touch the message, The home screen gives you all your latest information text message, see details contact, or item.
  • Page 10 Flick the home screen left and right to see more panels or to add widgets or shortcuts. There’s more about social networking widgets in “Your social networking account” on page 32. 7:36 7:36 Motorola • resize 7:36 oogle widgets , touch and hold a...
  • Page 11 Search Smartphone status & notifications To search, touch Search , then use the search The status bar at the top of the screen has icons that window that appears. tell you about messages and smartphone status. To view your notifications, touch the status bar and drag it Touch here to enter text, down.
  • Page 12: Apps & Updates

    The following are many of the most common Apps & updates indicators you will see. get the app you want Bluetooth® active network (full signal) GPS active network (roaming) Android Market™ Market Wi-Fi active 3G (faster data) Find it: > downloading active call Get all the fun games and cool apps you want! Android...
  • Page 13 • If you doubt the safety of an app, don't install it. Manage & restore apps • Like all apps, downloaded apps will use up memory, Market My apps Find it: > > data, battery, and processing power—some more There are lots of apps available and many are free. So than others.
  • Page 14: Calls

    Calls provider and/or other users of those forums. it’s good to talk Motorola Mobility, Inc. and Verizon Wireless are not responsible for your use of those applications or Quick start: Calls information you choose to submit or share with others.
  • Page 15 Mute • To mute a call, touch In-call options Speaker • To use the speakerphone, touch Call Timer Note: Using a mobile device or accessory while Connected 00:12 Verizon Wireless driving may cause distraction and may be illegal. Kristine Kelley Mobile (555) 555-7931 Always obey the laws and drive safely.
  • Page 16 • Ignore—Touch . You can send a text Ignore Recent calls message to the caller and touch , or touch Recent Find it: > Cancel • To call a number, touch . 12:45 2:02 12:45 1 :5 3 • To send a text message, create a contact, view a contact, or other options, touch and hold an entry.
  • Page 17 Settings Call settings Touch Menu > > > Frequent calls mode and choose a TTY setting. Favorites Find it: > • To call a number, touch it. Emergency calls • To send a text message, view a contact, or other Note: Your service provider programs one or more options, touch and hold an entry.
  • Page 18: Contacts

    Call contacts Contacts Contacts Find it: > contacts like you’ve never had before Touch a contact to open its details. If a phone number is available for the contact, you’ll see to the right of Quick start: Contacts the contact name. Touch to call the contact.
  • Page 19 Add a line for Postal address You can then use Gmail to import the file. For more another entry. Organization details, go to or log in to your Gmail account on your computer More Save your and select ”Help” .
  • Page 20: Text Entry

    subscription. It also updates your social networking Text entry account. keys when you need them Synchronize contacts Keyboards When you change one of your contacts, your phone You can slide your phone open to use its keyboard, or automatically updates your other social networking you can open a keyboard on your screen by touching a accounts.
  • Page 21 Input methods Swype™ text entry Swype lets you enter words with one continuous To select an input method, touch and hold a text entry motion. To enter a word, just drag your finger over the Edit text area on the screen to open the menu.
  • Page 22 Tips: Typing tips • To enter apostrophes in common words (like “I’ll”), To... drag through the as though it was an apostrophe. • To enter several symbols, touch Enter alternate characters From the number keyboard, touch • To correct a word, double-tap it. Swype shows a Alternate .
  • Page 23: Tips & Tricks

    Settings Language & screen, touch Menu > > Tips & tricks keyboard Input method > a few handy hints Text input settings General tips Settings Language & keyboard Find it: Menu > > • If you can’t to see the screen while wearing User dictionary •...
  • Page 24: Media Connections

    Battery tips Media connections Want to extend your battery life? Try these: connect and enjoy • To select a battery profile that suits your phone use, Settings Battery & data touch Menu > > Share, copy, & play media manager Battery mode >...
  • Page 25: Photos & Videos

    • Share media—Allow other devices to access media Photos & videos files on your smartphone. Without downloading any see it, capture it, share it! media from your smartphone, other people can view your pictures or videos, or play your songs, on Photos their own devices.
  • Page 26 To view a photo, see “View photos & videos” on Tagging photos page 26. Tag your photos so you can group them in different folders. Note: Photos are stored on your smartphone’s internal memory unless you switch it to a microSD memory To create a tag: Picture Resolution card (sold separately).
  • Page 27 Videos HD videos You can capture HD-quality videos to watch on an Record & share videos HDTV or monitor. Camcorder Find it: > To record an HD quality video, be sure to select the Note: To get the clearest videos, wipe the camera lens Video resolution correct .
  • Page 28 Tags • —Tag your videos so you can group them in Manage photos & videos different folders (see “Tagging photos” on page 24). Gallery Find it: > Settings Video Resolution Face Detection • —Set Touch a photo or video to view options: Exposure Shutter Tone , and...
  • Page 29: Music

    Set up music Music when music is what you need... What music transfer tools do I need? To put music on your computer and then load it on Quick start: Music your smartphone, you need: Note: Copyright—do you have the right? Always follow •...
  • Page 30 • Fast forward/rewind—Touch and hold Get music • View playlist—Touch Transfer music from your computer to your smartphone using a USB cable. See “USB connection” • Shuffle—Touch on page 43 to learn how. • Repeat—Touch • Volume—Press the side volume keys. Play music Library •...
  • Page 31: Google Ebooks

    Playlists Google eBooks™ To add a song from the music library to a playlist, touch reading unbound Add to playlist and hold the song then touch . Choose an existing playlist, or touch to create one. Quick start: Google Ebooks To add a song to the playlist you're playing, touch Books Find it:...
  • Page 32: Messaging

    Read books Messaging Touch a book to open it. While reading the book, turn sometimes it’s best to text, or IM, or email . . . the pages by flicking them. Quick start: Messaging Messaging Universal Inbox Find it: > >...
  • Page 33 messages. To show only one type of message, touch a While viewing the attachment, touch it to save it, share Universal Inbox message type instead of it, and more. • To open a text message or social networking Tip: To send and receive large attachments faster, use message and all of its replies, touch it.
  • Page 34: Social Networking

    Messaging Settings • to set the notification for each Social networking account type (along with other preferences, for my life, your life email). Your social networking account Instant messages You can set up a social network account that To send and receive instant messages, you can use integrates and syncs all your social networking Google Talk™.
  • Page 35: Web

    Images Places News more Social Status & Networking Widgets Social Status widgets are Motorola Widgets used to display status announcements from your social Instant (beta) is off: Turn on networking accounts. You can set these widgets to update your own status on selected accounts or on all...
  • Page 36 Connect Browser options Your phone uses the mobile phone network (over the Touch Menu to see browser options: air) or a Wi-Fi connection to automatically access the options Web. New Window Note: Your service provider may charge to surf the Open a new browser window.
  • Page 37: Personalize

    Bundles Channels Custom , or choose to enter a Personalize Webpage RSS feed URL for a or an add your personal touch Weather • : Change temperature units or add locations. To add locations, touch , enter a city, Widgets Search and touch .
  • Page 38 Date & time Touch and hold an empty spot on your home screen. Set date, time, time zone, and formats: Wallpapers Touch Settings Date & time Find it: Menu > > Live wallpapers Media gallery Touch , or Wallpapers , and choose a wallpaper. Language &...
  • Page 39: Location

    Google maps™ Location Maps Find it: > where you are, where you’re going Find places. Set your location sources Search Maps E Ontario St Ontario St Set your phone to determine your location using GPS Center the E Ohio St Grand Red map on satellite signals (highly accurate, but uses battery...
  • Page 40 Select from Contacts business locations, contact information, and driving Touch , then touch a contact. Add via email address directions. Or, touch , then enter an email address. More Help For help, touch Menu > > Add friends Touch Tip: Want to know what’s in your immediate area? Try Places Google Places™.
  • 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 Connect new devices Reconnect devices Note: This feature requires an optional accessory. To automatically reconnect your phone with a paired device, simply turn on the device. To connect with a new device, you need to pair with it. You only need to do this once for each device—to To manually reconnect your phone with a paired Bluetooth connect again, just turn on the device.
  • Page 43: Wi-Fi

    Turn Wi-Fi on or off Wi-Fi Settings Wireless & Find it: Touch Menu > > home, office, or hotspot networks Wi-Fi > Note: To extend battery life, turn off Wi-Fi power when Quick start: Wi-Fi not in use. Settings Wireless & networks Find it: Menu >...
  • Page 44 Security recommended that you set up hotspot Wi-Fi hotspot including password. Note: You need to subscribe to Wi-Fi hotspot service • Broadcast Channel—Select a channel that to use this feature. Contact your service provider. minimizes potential interference. You may need to You can set up your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot to try different channels after your hotspot is active for provide portable, convenient internet access to other...
  • Page 45: Memory Card & File Management

    Files > , then select a file storage location. Touch showing the home screen, connect a Motorola a file or folder to open it. Touch and hold a file to micro USB data cable from your phone’s micro USB Rename...
  • Page 46: Tools

    USB mass storage • —Drag and drop files Tools between you computer and memory card stay on top of things folders. When you’re done, use “Safely Remove Hardware” before disconnecting the Alarm clock USB cable. Alarm & Find it: > Note: You can’t use the files on your memory Timer...
  • Page 47 To edit an event, touch it, then touch the pencil at the top of the screen. • Search: Touch and hold Search , then say what you want to search for, like “Motorola accessories. ” To delete an event, touch and hold it, then touch Delete event Tools...
  • Page 48 • Text entry: Touch a text entry field to open the • Notification: When you flick the notifications bar touchscreen keypad. Touch , then say what you down, all notifications are read out loud. want to type. Tip: Navigate through your apps and menus to hear Tip: Speak naturally, but clearly.
  • Page 49 Voice Commands • Voice commands: Touch > • Pinch to zoom: To zoom in, touch the screen with Settings > Menu > . From here, you can refine two fingers and then slide them apart. To zoom out, Adaptation recognition of your voice ( ) and set drag your fingers together.
  • Page 50 And to make text entry even easier, you can use • Position: During a call, hold the phone to your ear features like auto-complete, auto-correct, and as normal, and then rotate/move it to get the best Settings auto-punctuate—touch Menu > position for speaking and listening.
  • Page 51: Management

    Apps Management Want more? No problem. Android Market™ provides stay in control access to thousands of apps, and many provide useful accessibility features. Wireless manager Market Find it: > Settings Wireless & networks Find it: Menu > > Select a category or touch Search to find the app Manage all your wireless connections: Wi-Fi, you want.
  • Page 52: Security

    Settings Wireless & networks Touch Menu > > Security Mobile networks > to show options for roaming help keep your phone safe networks, network selection, operator selection, and access point names. Quick start: Security Settings Location & security Find it: Menu >...
  • Page 53 When prompted, enter the password to unlock the Screen lock phone. Note: You must unlock a locked phone to make emergency calls (see below and “Emergency calls” on PIN lock page 15). A locked phone still rings (see “Make & To set up a numeric PIN to unlock the screen, answer calls”...
  • Page 54: Service & Repairs

    (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 55: Safety, Regulatory & Legal

    If you see a message on your display such as Invalid Battery or Unable to Charge, take the following steps: Battery Use & Safety • Remove the battery and inspect it to confirm that it has a “Motorola Original” hologram; Important: Handle and store batteries properly to avoid injury or damage. Most Battery Use &...
  • Page 56: Driving Precautions

    • Perform any other functions that divert your attention from driving. For more information about hearing, see our website at While driving, ALWAYS: (in English only). • Keep your eyes on the road. Repetitive Motion • Use a handsfree device if available or required by law in your area.
  • Page 57: Rf Energy Operational Precautions

    • If you wear the mobile device on your body, always place the mobile device in a with local laws. Contact your local regulatory authorities for more 032375o Motorola-supplied or approved clip, holder, holster, case, or body harness. If you do not information. 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 58: Implantable Medical Devices

    If you have any questions about using your mobile device with your implantable medical Additional information can be found at (World Health device, consult your healthcare provider. Organization) or (Motorola Mobility, Inc.). Specific Absorption Rate (IEEE) Information from the World Health...
  • Page 59: Industry Canada Notice To Users

    • All other relevant EU Directives operation. 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 60: Smart Practices While Driving

    Mobile devices which are connected to a • Get to know your Motorola mobile device and its features such as speed dial, wireless network transmit location-based information. Devices enabled with GPS or AGPS redial and voice dial.
  • Page 61 Motorola at, or available. contact your service provider. • 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 Use & Care as soon as possible.
  • Page 62: California Perchlorate Label

    Hearing Aid Compatibility with Mobile Don’t drop your mobile device. Phones Some Motorola phones are measured for compatibility with hearing aids. If the box for Hearing Aid Compatibility protection your particular model has “Rated for Hearing Aids” printed on it, the following explanation To help protect your mobile device, always make sure that the battery applies.
  • Page 63: Open Source Software Information

    Trying out the phone with your hearing by Motorola related to software used in this Motorola mobile device, you may send your device is the best way to evaluate it for your personal needs.
  • Page 64: States And Canada

    Please retain your original dated sales receipt for your records. For warranty service of Exclusions (Products and Accessories) your Motorola Personal Communications Product you will need to provide a copy of your Normal Wear and Tear. Periodic maintenance, repair and replacement of parts due to dated sales receipt to confirm warranty status.
  • Page 65: What Other Limitations Are There

    CONNECTION WITH THE ABILITY OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCTS, ACCESSORIES Motorola, at its option, will at no charge repair, replace or refund the purchase price of any OR SOFTWARE TO THE FULL EXTENT THESE DAMAGES MAY BE DISCLAIMED BY LAW.
  • Page 66 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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