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Motorola Droid 3 User Manual

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  • Page 1 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 2 Help Center • Answers: Touch > DROID3™ by Motorola DROID3 by Motorola lets you do more and be more. • Updates: Smartphone updates, computer software, Pound out emails and texts faster than ever before, online help, and more at www.motorola.com/mydroid3.
  • Page 3 Your phone the important keys & connectors 3.5mm Power/ Headset Lock Key Connector 12:45 1 :5 3 Volume/ Zoom Keys Home Key Touchscreen Menu Key Back Delete 72º CHICAGO Micro USB My Accounts Mobil Browser Browser Help Center Search Connector Enter Scroll &...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Let’s go ..........3 Touchscreen &...
  • Page 5: Let's Go

    Caution: Please read “Battery Use & Safety” on Let’s go page 60. let’s get you up and running Note: GSM and UMTS-based global services work only with a SIM card supplied by Verizon Wireless® or Assemble & charge by another GSM or UMTS service provider. When you set your phone to use a GSM 900/1800 or UMTS 2100 cover off microSD in (may be...
  • Page 6 Press and hold Power/Lock top of your phone to turn it on. Select a language. Follow the setup wizard to create or log in to your Gmail account. Note: If you have an existing Gmail account, your contacts from that account are synced to your phone.
  • 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 www.motorola.com/products. 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 again or touch Home Menu, home, back, & search To change how long your smartphone waits before the screen goes to sleep automatically, touch Menu 72º Settings Display Screen timeout Home >...
  • Page 9 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: Home Screen

    The home screen extends left and right to give you Home screen more room for adding shortcuts, widgets, and more. quick access to the things you need most Flick the home screen left and right to see more panels or to add widgets or shortcuts. Quick start: Home screen The home screen gives you all your latest information Use &...
  • Page 11 • resize a widget, touch Search and hold the widget until Touch Search on the front of the phone, or touch you feel a vibration, then Search on your phone’s slide-out keypad. Then use Kristine Kelley Not even ready to drag.
  • Page 12 May 14, 2011 11:35 Verizon Wireless Clear Notifications Mary Micci Copy Revisions 2:50 PM Jim Somers Meet me outside the theater... 2:47 PM New email paul.wang6@gmail.com(2) 2:45 PM New voicemail Dial *86 2:41 PM Tip: To see today’s date, touch and hold the status bar at the top of the screen.
  • Page 13: Calls

    In-call options Calls it’s good to talk 12:45 11:35 2:02 12:45 1 :5 3 Call Timer Connected 00:12 Quick start: Calls Kristine Kelley Mobile (555) 555-7931 Dialing options Chicago, IL From the home screen, touch . Recent Calls List 12:45 2:02 Hang up.
  • Page 14 Mute Ignore—Touch • To mute a call, touch • . You can send a text message Ignore Cancel to the caller and touch , or touch Speaker • To use the speakerphone, touch 12:45 2:02 12:45 Note: Using a mobile device or accessory while 1 :5 3 driving may cause distraction and may be illegal.
  • Page 15 Clear list • To clear the list, touch Menu > calls (outside the U.S.) Your phone has an assisted dialing feature that makes 12:45 2:02 12:45 1:35 1 :5 3 dialing easy. For local calls, just dial the local number. For international calls, dial the country code, the area Recent Contacts...
  • Page 16 TTY setting. Select a network Emergency calls DROID3 Global by Motorola switches effortlessly Note: Your service provider programs one or more between CDMA, GSM 900, GSM 1800, and emergency phone numbers (such as 911 or 112) that...
  • Page 17 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 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 Sara • Use a SIM Walker details. You can transfer contacts from your old phone to Phone your new Motorola phone using your SIM card—see Remove the Home “Transfer contacts using your SIM” on page 17. entry. Email • More...
  • Page 20 Save When you’re finished, touch Tip: Your phone updates your contacts and social networking account whenever you change a friend in Where are contacts saved? Your phone saves new your social networking accounts. contacts in its memory and to your Google™ account. It also updates your social networking account.
  • Page 21: Text Entry

    Text entry To... think keyboard, now think smaller Enter one capital letter Press Shift Enter only capital letters Press Shift Touchscreen keypad twice. Press again to When your phone is closed, you can open a revert to lowercase. touchscreen keypad by touching a text entry field. Select text Hold Shift...
  • Page 22 Tips: Swype™ text entry Swype lets you enter words on your touchscreen • To enter apostrophes in common words (like “I’ll”), keypad with one continuous motion. To enter a word, drag through the as though it was an apostrophe. just drag your finger over the letters in the word. •...
  • Page 23 • To change the language and the style for your Select locale touchscreen keypad, touch • To change the sounds, corrections, and other Swype settings for your touchscreen keypad, touch Multi-touch keyboard • To change the automatic correction settings for your Built-in keyboard full keypad, touch Text entry...
  • Page 24: Tips & Tricks

    Battery tips Tips & tricks Want to extend your battery life? Try these: a few handy hints • To select a battery profile that suits your phone use, Settings Battery & Data touch Menu > > General tips manager Battery mode >...
  • Page 25: Messaging

    messages. To show only one type of message, touch a Messaging Universal Inbox message type instead of sometimes it’s best to text, or IM, or email . . . • To open a text message or social networking message and all of its replies, touch it. Quick start: Messaging •...
  • Page 26 Messaging Settings While viewing the attachment, touch it to save it, share • to set the notification for each it, and more. account type (along with other preferences, for email). Tip: To send and receive large attachments faster, use a Wi-Fi connection, in “Wi-Fi” on page 45. Voicemail When you have a new voicemail, appears at the top...
  • Page 27: Social Networking

    No opening and closing apps and menus. Social Status & Networking Widgets Add accounts Social Status widgets are Motorola widgets used to You can add your more accounts to your social display status announcements from your social networking account. If you don’t have accounts on networking accounts.
  • Page 28: Media Connections

    • Play media—Select media for playback on another MEDIA CONNECTIONS device in a Wi-Fi network. connect and enjoy Copy media to server • —Sync the media files on your smartphone with other devices. Share, copy, & play media Copy media to phone •...
  • Page 29 Mirror mode Connect your smartphone to your HDTV, monitor, or projector so you can view and interact with your smartphone on the big screen. Show off your photos, videos, and downloaded movies. Enjoy the big screen for gaming, movies, the web, and more. Just attach an HDMI cable (sold separately) to your smartphone and plug it into your big screen.
  • Page 30: Photos & Videos

    Note: Photos are stored on your smartphone’s internal Photos & videos memory unless you switch it to a microSD memory see it, capture it, share it! card (sold separately). To view your photos, see “Share photos & videos” on Photos page 30 Take photos Photo options...
  • Page 31 Videos HD videos You can capture HD-quality videos to watch on an Record 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 32 Bluetooth Choose how you want to share—like View & share photos & videos Email Text Messaging , or an online album. Gallery Find it: > Manage photos & videos 11:35 12:45 2:02 1 :5 3 12:45 Gallery Find it: > Add social network Touch a thumbnail image from your camera roll or library, then:...
  • Page 33: Music

    Shuffle all . (The options you see are different for Music different categories.) when music is what you need... Set up music Quick start: Music What music transfer tools do I need? Note: Copyright—do you have the right? Always follow To put music on your computer and then load it on the rules.
  • Page 34 Use these music player controls: Get music • Play/pause—Touch Transfer music from your computer to your smartphone using a USB cable. See “USB connection” • Previous/next—Touch on page 47 to learn how. • Fast forward/rewind—Touch and hold Or, download your favorite music from V CAST Music. •...
  • Page 35 To add a song to the playlist you're playing, press Add to playlist Menu > in the music player. To edit, delete and rename playlists, touch and hold the playlist in the music library. Music...
  • Page 36: 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: Your service provider may charge to surf the Browser Find it: >...
  • Page 37 Browser options Touch Menu to see browser options: options New Window Open a new browser window. Bookmarks See your bookmarks. Windows View the browser windows that are currently open. Refresh Reload the current page. Back/Forward Go to previously viewed pages. More View additional browser options.
  • Page 38: 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 39 Note: Some apps are designed so that your Wallpaper smartphone can “animate” them by rotating, fading, To apply a new wallpaper: moving, and stretching one or more images. Touch and hold an empty spot on your home screen. Wallpapers Touch Date &...
  • Page 40 Location Find places. where you are, where you’re going Search Maps E Ontario St Ontario St Center the E Ohio St Grand Red map on Set your location sources E Grand Av your current Set your phone to determine your location using GPS location.
  • Page 41: Location

    Restaurants ATMs Gas Stations , and more based Touch on your current location. Select from Contacts Touch , then touch a contact. Add via email address Or, touch , then enter an email address. Google Latitude™ Latitude Add friends Find it: >...
  • Page 42 see. With a couple of clicks, you buy tickets and Hide your location reserve seats! How cool is that? Settings To hide your location, touch Menu > Detect your location > It's customizable, expandable—make it exactly the handheld concierge you need. Socializing Social Location Find it:...
  • Page 43: Apps & Updates

    Manage & restore apps Apps & updates Market My apps Find it: > > Menu > get the app you want There are lots of apps available and many are free. So you might find that you have downloaded and installed Android Market™...
  • Page 44 Like all apps, downloaded apps will use up memory, provider and/or other users of those forums. data, battery, and processing power—some more Motorola Mobility, Inc. and Verizon Wireless are not than others. For example, simple settings widget responsible for your use of those applications or will use less than a streaming music player app.
  • Page 45: Bluetooth® Wireless

    Touch to turn on Bluetooth Note: Refer to the guide that came with the device & off & to scan. for details. Device name Motorola Phone Settings Wireless & networks Touch Menu > > Bluetooth settings > Discoverable...
  • Page 46 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 Bluetooth device, touch the device name in the devices...
  • Page 47: Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi Wi-Fi settings home, office, or hotspot Touch to turn on & scan. Wi-Fi Quick start: Wi-Fi Network notification Settings Wireless & networks Open Network Find it: Menu > > Notify me when an open network is available Wi-Fi settings >...
  • Page 48 Wi-Fi Security Touch to turn on and scan. If Wi-Fi is already selecting a type, and entering the correct Scan Wireless password on, touch Menu > . Your phone lists the networks it finds within range. Setup Tip: To see your phone’s MAC address or other Mobile Hotspot Configure Find it:...
  • Page 49: 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 50 USB Mass Storage • —Drag and drop files between your computer and memory card folders. When you’re done, use “Safely Remove Hardware” before disconnecting the USB cable. Note: You can’t use the files on your memory card while it is connected. Charge Only •...
  • Page 51: Tools

    Calendar Tools Calendar Find it: > stay on top of things Calendar: Month All calendars Touch to view your July 2011 Agenda calendar events by Alarm clock Week , or . When you Alarm & Timer Find it: > highlight an event, more To turn on an alarm, touch details appear.
  • Page 52 , then say what • Dialer & text entry: As you type, each number or you want to search for, like “Motorola accessories” . letter is read out loud. • Text entry: Touch a text entry field to open the •...
  • Page 53 Settings Tip: Navigate through your apps and menus to hear • Text-to-speech: Touch Menu > Voice input & output Text-to-speech settings how voice readouts work on your phone. > > From here, you can set options like speed and To change your voice settings, see “Voice settings” on language.
  • Page 54 course if you don’t want to type at all, then use your Display brightness voice—touch on the touchscreen keypad. Set a brightness level that works for you. Touch Settings Display Brightness Menu > > > . Make Hearing aids Automatic brightness sure that is unchecked so you To help get a clear sound when using a hearing aid or...
  • Page 55 • Position: During a call, hold the phone to your ear Apps as normal, and then rotate/move it to get the best Want more? No problem. Android Market™ provides position for speaking and listening. access to thousands of apps, and many provide useful accessibility features.
  • Page 56: Management

    Settings Wireless & networks Touch Menu > > Management Mobile networks > to show options for roaming stay in control networks, network selection, operator selection, and access point names. Wireless manager Data roaming (outside the U.S.) Settings Wireless & networks Find it: Menu >...
  • Page 57 • Using your computer: On your computer, go to www.motorola.com/mydroid2global and check the “Software” links. If an update is available, simply follow the installation instructions. Management...
  • Page 58: Security

    You can set a pattern, PIN, or password to prevent Security unauthorized access to your device. help keep your phone safe Screen lock Quick start: Security Note: You can make emergency calls on a locked Settings Location & security Find it: Menu >...
  • Page 59 You need to be assigned permissions before you can Passcode lock remote wipe data from your phone and memory card. Settings To set the passcode, touch Menu > Contact your IT system administrator for the Location & security Set up screen lock >...
  • Page 60: Global Phone

    Slide the SIM card into the SIM card holder until Global Phone it stops. Global Phone offers you reliable, consistent voice Insert the battery so that service at home and abroad. Use one phone and one the metal contacts on the number for voice coverage in more than 220 countries.
  • Page 61: Service & Repairs

    Go to www.motorola.com/repair (United States) or www.motorola.com/support (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 62: Safety, Regulatory & Legal

    Unable to Charge , take the following steps: product. • Remove the battery and inspect it to confirm that it has a “Motorola Original” Important: Handle and store batteries properly to avoid injury or damage. Most hologram; battery issues arise from improper handling of batteries, and particularly from the •...
  • Page 63: Third Party Accessories

    In some circumstances, third party accessories can be Discontinue use and consult a physician if any of the following symptoms occur: dangerous and may void your mobile device’ s warranty. For a list of Motorola convulsion, eye or muscle twitching, loss of awareness, involuntary movements, or accessories, visit www.motorola.com/products...
  • Page 64: Symbol Key

    Children Symbol Key Your battery, charger, or mobile device may contain symbols, defined as follows: Keep your mobile device and its accessories away from small children. These products are not toys and may be hazardous to small children. For example: Symbol Definition •...
  • Page 65: Exposure To Rf Energy

    Additional information can be found at www.motorola.com/rfhealth. Read and follow the directions from the manufacturer of your implantable medical device. If you have any questions about using your mobile device with your...
  • Page 66: Fcc Notice To Users

    See 47 CFR Sec. 15.19(a)(3). 0168 Motorola has not approved any changes or modifications to this device by the user. Product Any changes or modifications could void the user’ s authority to operate the Approval equipment.
  • Page 67: Smart Practices While Driving

    • Get to know your Motorola mobile device and its features such as voice commands and “read out loud” features. If available, these features help Your Location you to use your device without taking your attention off the road.
  • Page 68 Motorola or other third-party servers. This releases a patch or software fix for your mobile device that updates the device’s information is used to help improve products and services offered by Motorola. security, install it as soon as possible.
  • Page 69: California Perchlorate Label

    To help protect your mobile device, always make sure that any battery, Hearing Aid Compatibility Some Motorola products are measured for compatibility with hearing aids. If the box connector and compartment covers are closed and secure. for your particular model has “Rated for Hearing Aids” printed on it, the following explanation applies.
  • Page 70: Content Copyright

    > . In addition, this the purchase of Motorola products shall not be deemed to grant either directly or by Motorola device may include self-contained applications that present supplemental implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license under the copyrights, patents, or notices for open source packages used in those applications.
  • Page 71: Export Law Assurances

    Export Law Assurances 3. A representative of Motorola, or of a Motorola Authorized Repair Center, will help determine whether your Product requires service. You may be required to down- This product is controlled under the export regulations of the United States of...
  • Page 72: Who Is Covered

    This Limited Warranty applies only to new Products which are a) manufactured by or uses as defined by Motorola, including but not limited to as set forth by Motorola in for Motorola as identified by the “Motorola” trademark, trade name, or logo legally the Products' User Manual, Quick Start Guide, Online Tutorials, and other affixed to them;...
  • Page 73: What Other Limitations Are There

    The Limited Warranty does not apply to any PRODUCTS OR SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED. non-Motorola product or any software, even if packaged or sold with the Motorola • IN NO EVENT SHALL MOTOROLA BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR Product hardware, unless otherwise required by applicable local law.
  • Page 74 Alternatively, you may return unwanted mobile devices and electrical extreme heat or cold accessories to any Motorola Approved Service Center in your region. Details of Don’t use, recharge or store your mobile device in temperatures below Motorola approved national recycling schemes, and further information on Motorola 0°C (32°F) or above 35°C (95°F).
  • Page 75: California Perchlorate Label

    Furthermore, equipment battery model. the purchase of Motorola products shall not be deemed to grant either directly or by This mobile device has been tested and rated for use with hearing aids for some of implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license under the copyrights, patents, or the wireless technologies that it uses.
  • Page 76 For instructions on how to obtain a copy of any source code being made publicly allows you to subscribe to updates on new products or special promotions. available by Motorola related to software used in this Motorola mobile device, you Registration is not required for warranty coverage.
  • Page 77 Limited Global Warranty Motorola 8. A representative of Motorola, or of a Motorola Authorized Repair Center, will help determine whether your Product requires service. You may be required to down- Tablet Computer load, or otherwise obtain and accept software updates from Motorola or a Motor- Note: This Limited Warranty is not applicable in Quebec, Canada.
  • Page 78 The Limited Warranty does not apply to any uses as defined by Motorola, including but not limited to as set forth by Motorola in non-Motorola product or any software, even if packaged or sold with the Motorola the Products' User Manual, Quick Start Guide, Online Tutorials, and other Product hardware, unless otherwise required by applicable local law.
  • Page 79 SOFTWARE OR APPLICATIONS CONTAINED THEREIN, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE PRODUCTS OR SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED. • IN NO EVENT SHALL MOTOROLA BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR UNDER OTHER LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), FOR DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCTS, OR FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS;...
  • Page 80 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.
  • Page 82 www.motorola.com...