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User Guide
LG-P509
www.lg.com
P/N : MFL67008601 (1.0)
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  • Page 1 ENGLISH User Guide LG-P509 www.lg.com P/N : MFL67008601 (1.0)
  • Page 2 Bluetooth QD ID B016768...
  • Page 3: Overview

    Congratulations on your purchase of the advanced and compact LG-P509 phone by LG, designed to operate with the latest digital mobile communication technology. Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone depending on the software of the phone or your service provider.
  • Page 4 OVERVIEW This guide provides you with everything you need to get started. For more information and support, where you can: • Review the User Manual and troubleshooting FAQs. • View the latest troubleshooting solutions in the Support Forums or ask a question of your own. You can also access Help information on your phone: Application...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Getting back to a recently Messaging.........82 used applications....44 Sending a message ... 82 Working with Menus ..50 Managing Notifications ... 51 Threaded box ....83 Using smilies....... 83 Searching Your Phone and the Web ......53 6 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 6 Changing your message Shooting a quick video ..101 settings .........84 After shooting a video ..102 Opening Email and the Using the advanced Accounts Screen ....84 settings ....... 102 Reading Your Messages ..8 Watching your saved Responding to a videos ........104 Message .......8 Adjusting the volume Starring Messages ....87...
  • Page 7 FAQ ......142 Applications......125 For Your Safety ...154 Accounts & sync ....125 Privacy ........125 SD card & phone storage .........12 Search ........12 Language & keyboard ..12 Voice input & output..12 Accessibility ......127 Date and time ....127 8 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 8: Important Notice

    Important notice Please check to see if any problems you have encountered with your phone are described in this section, before taking the phone in for service or calling a service representative. 1. Phone memory When available space on your phone memory is less than 10%, your phone cannot receive a new message.
  • Page 9: Optimizing Battery Life

    From the Home screen, touch the Application Launcher icon g Settings g About phone g Status. The battery status (charging or discharging) and level (as a percentage of fully charged) are displayed at the top of the screen. 10 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 10: Installing An Open Source Os

    To monitor and control what uses the battery From the Home screen, touch the Application Launcher icon g Settings g About phone g Battery use. The top of the screen displays battery usage time. Either how long since last connected to a power source or, if connected to a power source, how long you were last running on battery power.
  • Page 11: Using Unlock Pattern

    When you can’t recall your Unlock pattern, PIN, or Password: If you logged into your Google account on the phone and failed to use the correct pattern 5 times, touch the Forgot pattern button. Then, you are 12 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 12: Using Hard Reset

    required to sign in with your Google account and prompted to create a new unlock pattern. If you haven’t created a Google account on the phone or you forgot it, you need to perform a Hard Reset. Caution: If you perform a Hard Reset, all user applications and user data will be deleted.
  • Page 13 Launcher icon g Settings g Wireless & networks g Wi-Fi settings. Touch Wi-Fi to turn it on and begin scanning for available Wi-Fi networks. • A list of available Wi-Fi networks is displayed. Secured networks are indicated by a lock icon. 14 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 14: Using A Microsd Card

    Touch a network to connect to it. • If the network is open, you are prompted to confirm that you want to connect to that network by touching Connect. • If the network is secured, you're prompted to enter a password or other credentials. (Ask your network administrator for details.) The Status bar will display an icon that indicates your Wi-Fi status.
  • Page 15: Opening And Switching Applications

    Touch the desired application and touch Force stop to stop using it. TIP: Getting back to recent Apps Press and hold the Home Key. A screen will display a list of the most recently used applications. 1 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 16 9. Connecting your phone to a computer via Use the USB cable with your phone to connect the phone to a USB port on your computer. You will receive a notification that the USB is connected. Opens the Notifications panel for USB Connected and touch Turn on USB storage.
  • Page 17 Please hold the mobile phone straight up as a regular phone. While making/receiving calls or sending/receiving data, try to avoid holding the lower part of the phone where the antenna is located. It may affect call quality. 18 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 18 12. When the screen freezes If the phone does not respond to user input or the screen freezes: Remove the battery, insert it again and power on the phone. If it still does not work, please contact the service center. 13.
  • Page 19: Understanding Your Phone

    Power/Lock Key for 3 seconds and touch Power off. Then touch OK to confirm. 1. Proximity Sensor senses proximity towards other objects (such as your head) so that touch commands are not accidentally activated during a call. 20 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 20 WARNING: Placing a heavy object on the phone or sitting on it can damage its LCD and touch screen functionalities. Do not cover on the LCD’s proximity sensor with a protective film. This can cause the sensor to malfunction. Phone icon accesses Dialer, Call log, Contacts, and Favorites.
  • Page 21 In many applications, you may touch this key to search within the application itself. Touch and hold to open Google search by voice. Back Key returns to the previous screen. Also closes pop-up display items such as menus and dialog boxes. 22 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 22: Rear View

    Rear View 1 3.5mm Headset Jack 2 Camera Lens 3 Volume Keys 4 Back Cover 5 Microphone 6 Accessory/ Charger Port 3.5mm Headset Jack allows you to plug in an optional headset for convenient, hands-free conversations. The 3.5mm jack also allows you to plug in headphones to listen to music.
  • Page 23: Installing The Sim Card And Battery

    USB cable, or other compatible accessories. Tip! The LG-P509 does not support Video call. Tip! If the LG-P509 has errors when you use it or you cannot turn it on, remove the battery, install it again and turn it on after 5 seconds.
  • Page 24 Slide the SIM card into the SIM card slot. Make sure the gold contact area on the card is facing downwards.
  • Page 25 Replace the battery cover over the back of the phone (as demonstrated below). Apply a steady downward pressure until the battery cover clicks into place. 2 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 26: Charging Your Phone

    Charging your Phone Your LG-P509 comes with a wall adapter and a USB cable which connect together to charge your phone. To charge your phone: NOTICE: Please use only an approved charging accessory to charge your LG phone. Improper handling of the charger port, as well as the use of an incompatible charger, may cause damage to your phone and void the warranty.
  • Page 27 When the battery level becomes low, the phone will notify you. Once the battery level becomes exceedingly low, the phone will shut off without notice. As a result, unsaved items may be lost. 28 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 28: Charging With Usb

    NOTE : The battery must be fully charged initially to improve battery lifetime. The LG-P509 has an internal antenna. Be careful not to scratch or damage this rear area, as that will cause loss of performance. Charging with USB You can use your computer to charge your phone.
  • Page 29: Turning The Phone On And Off

    Installing the memory card To store multimedia files, such as captured images and videos, you must insert a memory card into your phone. NOTE: The LG-P509 supports up to a 32 GB memory card. 30 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 30 To insert a memory card: Turn the phone off before inserting or removing the memory card. Remove the back cover. Slide the slot protection upwards to unlock it and flip it up to open it. Then insert the memory card into the slot, making sure the gold contact area is facing downwards.
  • Page 31: Formatting The Memory Card

    NOTE: All files on the memory card are deleted when you format it. From the Home screen, touch the Application Launcher icon to open the applications menu. Touch Settings. Touch SD card & phone storage. 32 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 32 Touch Unmount SD Card and OK to confirm. Touch Format SD card, then confirm your choice. If you set the pattern lock, enter the pattern lock and select Erase Everything. The card will then be formatted and ready to use. NOTE: If there is content on your memory card, the folder structure may be different after formatting since all the files will be deleted.
  • Page 33: Notifications Panel

    The Status bar uses different icons to display phone information, such as signal strength, new messages, battery life, and active Bluetooth and data connections. Below is a table explaining the meaning of icons you’re likely to see in the Status bar. 34 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 34: Icon Description

    [Status bar] Icon Description No SIM card installed No signal Connected to a Wi-Fi network Wired headset connected Call forwarded Call on hold Speakerphone is on Phone microphone is muted Missed call...
  • Page 35 No microSD card installed Battery is fully charged Battery is charging Data in Data out Data in and out Phone is connected via USB cable Downloading data Uploading data GPS is on Receiving location data from GPS 3 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 36: Your Home Screen

    Your Home screen Getting to Know the Home Screen The Home screen is your starting point to access all the features on your phone. It displays application shortcuts, icons, widgets, and other features. Status Bar Shows device status information including the time, signal strength, battery status, and notification icons.
  • Page 37 Slide your finger left or right across the Home screen. The Home screen spans five panels, allowing more space for icons, widgets, shortcuts, etc. Location Indicator The dots indicate which Home screen pane you are viewing. 38 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 38: Touch Screen Tips

    Touch screen tips Here are some tips on how to navigate around your phone. Touch - To choose a menu/option or open an application, touch it. Touch and hold - To open an options menu or grab an object you want to move, touch and hold it. Drag - To scroll through a list or move slowly, drag across the touch screen.
  • Page 39: Lock Your Phone

    Be careful not to touch any other keys. Lock your phone When you are not using your LG-P509, press the Power/Lock Key to lock your phone. This helps prevent accidental presses and saves battery power. Also, if you do not use the phone for a while, the...
  • Page 40: Unlock Screen

    Caution: To set an unlock pattern, you must first create a Gmail account. Unlock screen Whenever your LG-P509 is not in use, it will return to the lock screen. Drag the unlock icon from left to right to unlock the screen.
  • Page 41: Silent Mode

    To wake up your phone, press the Menu, Home, Back, Search or Power/Lock Keys. The lock screen will appear. Touch the unlock icon and drag your finger to the left to unlock your Home screen. The last screen you were working on opens. 42 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 42: Home Screen

    NOTE: Some screen images may be different depending on your phone provider. In your LG Home screen, you can view quick keys at the bottom of the screen. The quick keys provide easy, one-touch access to the functions you use the most.
  • Page 43: Getting Back To A Recently Used Applications

    Press and hold the Home Key. The screen will show you a pop-up with icons of applications that you've used recently. Touch an icon to open the desired application or press the Back Key to return to the current application or screen. 44 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 45 Your Home screen Opening and Closing the Launch screen Opening the Launch screen With your LG-P509, it’s easy to access the Launch screen no matter what feature you’re currently using. Simply press the Home key , then touch the Application Launcher icon...
  • Page 46 Moving application positions From the Home screen, touch the Application Launcher icon Press the Menu Key and touch Move item. Drag the application icon to the position you want, then lift your finger. Application icons to the right of the position shift accordingly. Adding a category From the Home screen, touch the Application Launcher icon...
  • Page 47 Touch the Application Launcher icon Touch the icon for the other application you want to open. Switching between multiple applications Press and hold the Home Key . A window opens with icons of applications that you’ve used recently. 48 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 48 Touch the application icon you want to open. Or touch the Back Key to return to the current application. Touch an icon to open an application you’ve used recently. Adding application icons to the Home screen Customize your Home screen with the applications you use most often.
  • Page 49: Working With Menus

    More to open the additional items. Options menus contain items that apply to the current screen or to the application as a whole. Touch to open more menu items. 50 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 50: Managing Notifications

    Context menus Context menus contain options that apply to a specific item on the screen. To open a Context menu, touch and hold an item on the screen. Not all items have Context menus. If you touch and hold an item that has no Context menu, nothing will happen.
  • Page 51 Touch a notification to view it. The Notification panel will close and the application that corresponds to your response will open. For example, new voicemail notifications 52 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 52: Searching Your Phone And The Web

    dial your voicemail box, and network disconnect notifications open the list of configured networks so you can reconnect. To clear all notifications Open the Notifications panel. Touch Clear at the top right of the panel. All event-based notifications will be cleared; ongoing notifications will remain in the list.
  • Page 53 Touch the Search icon to search for the entered terms. If what you want to search for what appears in the suggestions list, touch that item to conduct the search. 54 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 54: Locking The Screen

    Locking the Screen You can lock your screen so that only you can unlock it to make calls, access your data, buy applications, etc. Setting a Lock Pattern for the First Time Press the Home Key , then touch the Application Launcher icon Touch Settings g Location &...
  • Page 55 Touch Change screen lock (under the Screen unlock section). Draw your current lock pattern. Touch Pattern to change it (or touch None to remove it). Draw the pattern you wish to use and touch Continue. Redraw the pattern and touch Confirm. 5 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 56 Using a PIN or Password to Lock the Screen Press the Home Key , then touch the Application Launcher icon Touch Settings g Location & security. Touch Change screen lock (under the Screen unlock section). Enter your current lock pattern and touch PIN to lock the screen with a number sequence or touch Password for an alphanumeric lock sequence.
  • Page 57 Turn the power off. Press and hold the following keys for 5 seconds: Down Volume Key + Home Key + Power/Lock Key. When the power turns on, release these keys. 58 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 58: Customizing The Home Screen

    Customizing the Home Screen You can personalize your Home screen by adding application icons, shortcuts, widgets, and other items to any Home screen. You can also change the wallpaper. To add an item to the Home screen Go to the Home screen pane where you want to add the item.
  • Page 59 Drag the item to a new location on the screen. Pause at the left or right edge of the screen to drag the item onto the next available Home screen pane. When the item is where you want it, lift your finger. 0 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 60 To remove an item from the Home screen Touch and hold the item, note that the Launch icon changes to an icon of a trash can. Drag the item to the Trash Can icon. When the icon turns red, lift your finger. To change the Home screen wallpaper Press the Home Key, then press the Menu Key and touch Wallpaper.
  • Page 61: Applications

    The following applications are available: Browser Open the browser to start surfing the web. The browser is fully optimized and comes with advanced functionality to enhance the Internet browsing feature on your phone. 2 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 62 Calculator This feature allows you to use the phone as a calculator. The calculator provides the basic arithmetic functions: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. You also have access to an advanced panel, which includes more advanced functions. Calendar With the Calendar feature, you can: •...
  • Page 63 There is also a search tool included to help you locate places of interest or a specific address. You can view locations on a vector, aerial map, or at the street level. 4 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 64 Market Android Market provides access to downloadable applications and games to install on your phone. Android Market also allows you to provide feedback and comments about an application, or flag an application that might be incompatible with your phone. Messaging This application allows you to use the Short Message Service (SMS) to send and receive text messages to and from other mobile phones.
  • Page 65 Google Talk on the phone or on the web via instant messaging. TeleNav GPS Navigator TeleNav GPS Navigator is a driving aid that uses both audible and visual directions for GPS navigation.  LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 66 ThinkFree Office ThinkFree Office Mobile for Android provides a central place for managing your documents online or offline. Video Player The Video Player application plays video files stored on your microSD card. Visual Voicemail Visual Voicemail enables users to view a list of people who left a voicemail message, and listen to any message they want without being limited to chronological order.
  • Page 67: Onscreen Keyboard

    • Android keyboard: The Android keyboard can also be used to enter text. To switch to the Android keyboard, touch and hold a text field, then touch Input method g Android keyboard. 8 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 68: Using The Swype Keyboard

    Using the Swype Keyboard The default keyboard uses Swype™. Swype uses error correcting algorithms. Swype also includes a touch predictive text system. Toggles from 123/ABC Mode to SYM Mode Allows you to view Swype Tips and Help. Swype Text Entry Tips You can access the Swype Tips application and watch a video or tutorial on using Swype.
  • Page 69: Swype Settings

    • Language: Allows you to select the current text input language. Default language is set to US English. Word prediction: Uses a built-in word database • to predict words while entering text in Swype. 70 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 70 • Audio feedback: Turns sounds generated by the Swype application on and off. • Vibrate on keypress: Activates a vibration sensation as you enter text using the keypad. • Enable tip indicator: Turns on an on-screen flashing indicator that provides helpful user information.
  • Page 71 This menu provides help and a tutorial to guide you through the process. • Swype help: Displays the Swype User Manual. • Tutorial: Provides an on-screen tutorial. About The about menu provides the current software version for the Swype application. 72 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 72: Google Account Set-Up

    Google Account Set-up The first time you open a Google application on your phone, you will be required to sign in with your existing Google account. If you do not have a Google account, you’re prompted to create one. Creating your Google account From the Home screen, touch the Application Launcher icon to open the applications menu.
  • Page 73: Signing In Your Google Account

    When you sign in, your contacts, Gmail messages, Calendar events, and other information from these applications and services on the web are synchronized with your phone. You will be prompted to sign in or 74 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 74 to create a Google Account the first time you start an application that requires one, such as Gmail or Android Market™. • If you want to use the backup feature to restore your settings to this phone from another phone that was running Android release 2.0 or later, you must enable that option during set up.
  • Page 75: Call

    In the contact list, touch the contact you want to call. When the Contact’s details are displayed, touch the phone number you want to dial. 7 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 76: Answering And Rejecting A Call

    Answering and rejecting a call When the screen is locked When your phone rings, drag the Answer icon to the right. Drag the Decline icon to the left to reject an incoming call. Drag the Excuse msg bar upwards from the bottom if you want to send a message to the caller.
  • Page 77: Making A Second Call

    TIP: Touch any single call log entry to view the date, time, and duration of the call. TIP: Press the Menu Key, then touch Clear call log to delete all the recorded items. 78 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 78: Call Settings

    Call settings You can configure phone call settings, such as call forwarding, and other special features offered by your carrier. From the Home screen, press the Menu Key and touch Settings. Touch Call settings.
  • Page 79: Contacts

    If you want to add a picture to the new contact, . Choose from Take a picture or Pick touch from gallery. Select the contact type by touching Touch a category of contact information and enter the details about your contact. Touch Save. 80 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 80: Favorite Contacts

    Favorite contacts You can classify frequently called contacts as favorites. To add a contact to your favorites From the Home screen, touch to open your contact list. Touch a contact to view its details. Touch the star to the right of the contact’s name. The star turns gold and is added to your favorites.
  • Page 81: Messaging/E-Mail

    Messaging/E-mail Messaging Your LG-P509 combines SMS and MMS into one intuitive, easy-to-use menu. Sending a message Touch the Messaging icon on the Home screen, and touch New message to open a blank message. Enter a contact name or number in the To field.
  • Page 82: Threaded Box

    WARNING: The 10-character limit may vary from country to country depending on how the SMS is coded and language. WARNING: If an image, video, or audio file is added to an SMS message, it will be automatically converted into an MMS message, and you will be charged accordingly.
  • Page 83: Changing Your Message Settings

    Messaging/E-mail Changing your message settings Your LG-P509 message settings are predefined, so you can send messages immediately. You can change the settings based on your preferences. Opening Email and the Accounts Screen You can use the Email application to read email from services other than Gmail.
  • Page 84 The Accounts screen The Accounts screen lists your Combined Inbox and each of your email accounts. Open the Email application. If you’re not on the Account screen, press the Menu Key and touch Accounts. - Touch to open your Combined Inbox, with messages sent to all of your accounts.
  • Page 85: Reading Your Messages

    You can set a message to appear as though it has not been read – for example, to remind yourself to read it again later. While reading a message, press the Menu Key • and touch Mark as unread. 8 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 86: Starring Messages

    To delete a message While reading a message, touch Delete. • -OR- While reading a message, press the Menu Key • and touch Delete. For many types of accounts, deleted messages are moved to a Trash folder, so you can retrieve them in case they were deleted by mistake.
  • Page 87: Composing And Sending Email

    Touch Discard to abandon and delete a message, including any saved drafts. If you aren’t connected to a network, for example, if you’re working in airplane mode, the messages that you send are stored in your Drafts folder 88 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 88: Working With Account Folders

    until. If it contains any pending messages, the Drafts is displayed on the Accounts screen. Please note that messages sent using an Exchange account will not be located on the phone; they will, however, be located on the Exchange server itself. If you want to see your sent messages in the Sent folder (or with the Sent label), you will often need to open the Sent folder/label and select Refresh from...
  • Page 89: Social Networking

    If you don’t have an account, you can visit their sites to set it up. NOTE: An additional costs may be incurred when connecting and using online services. Check your data charges with your network provider. 90 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 90: Adding Your Account To Your Phone

    Adding your account to your phone From the Home screen, choose any social networking application you want to use. Enter your e-mail address and password that you set up on your community, then touch Log in. TIP: If you add a social networking widget on your Home screen, the widget will show your status when your phone updates from the network.
  • Page 91: Removing Accounts On Your Phone

    Messaging/E-mail Removing accounts on your phone From the Home screen, press the Menu Key and touch Settings g Accounts & sync g touch the account you want to delete g Remove account. 92 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 92: Camera

    Camera Getting to know the viewfinder Zoom Zoom in or zoom out. Alternatively, you can use the side volume keys. Brightness This defines and controls the amount of sunlight entering the image. Slide the brightness indicator along the bar, towards “-” for a lower brightness image, or towards “+”...
  • Page 93: Using The Focus Mode

    If you are trying to take a close-up shot but the focus box remains red, try turning the macro mode on. Face tracking –Allows your camera detects and focuses on human faces automatically. Manual – Set the camera to focus manually. 94 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 94: Taking A Quick Photo

    Taking a quick photo Open the Camera application. Holding the phone horizontally, point the lens towards the subject you want to photograph. Touch and hold the capture button lightly, and a focus box will appear in the center of the viewfinder screen.
  • Page 95: Using The Advanced Settings

    This is useful under darker conditions. Select from ISO values of Auto, 400,200 and 100. White balance – Choose from Auto, Incandescent, Sunny, Fluorescent, and Cloudy. Color effect – Choose a color effect for your new photo. 9 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 96 Once you’ve made your selections, use the Back Key to close the menu. You are then ready to take a picture. NOTE: You can change a color picture to black and white or sepia, but you cannot change a black-and-white or sepia picture to color. Timer –...
  • Page 97 TIP: The settings menu is superimposed over the viewfinder, so when you change elements of the image color or quality, you will see a preview of the image change behind the settings menu. 98 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 98: Viewing Your Saved Photos

    Viewing your saved photos You can access your saved photos from within the camera mode. Just touch and you will be directed to the Gallery. TIP: Flick left or right to view other photos or videos. - Touch to see a slideshow. - Touch to share the contents or delete Touch More for the following options below.
  • Page 99: Video Camera

    Choose your video image size from VGA (640x480), QVGA (320x240) or QCIF (176x144). Scene mode Set the camera to adjust to the environment. Choose from Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night and Sunset. 100 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 100: Shooting A Quick Video

    Settings Touch this icon to open the settings menu. See Using the advanced settings on page 102. Camera mode Slide this icon up to switch to camera mode. Start recording Touch this icon to begin recording. Gallery This enables you to access your saved photos &...
  • Page 101: After Shooting A Video

    Touch to access the Gallery and view your recorded video. Using the advanced settings Using the viewfinder, touch to open the advanced options. After selecting the option, touch the Back Key. 102 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 102 White balance – The white balance ensures any the white areas in your video are realistic. To enable your camera to adjust the white balance correctly, you may need to determine the light conditions. Choose from Auto, Incandescent, Sunny, Fluorescent, and Cloudy.
  • Page 103: Watching Your Saved Videos

    Touch a video once to start playing it automatically. Adjusting the volume when viewing a video To adjust the volume of a video while it is playing, use the volume keys on the right side of the phone. 104 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 104: Your Photos And Videos

    Your photos and videos Setting a photo as wallpaper Touch the photo you want to set as wallpaper to open it. Touch the screen to open the options menu, then touch Menu. Touch More g Set as g Wallpaper.
  • Page 105: Multimedia

    Full view mode. Timeline view The LG-P509 Gallery also provides a timeline view of your photos and videos. From Grid view mode, drag to the right to display your photos by date and location.
  • Page 106: My Images Options Menu

    My Images options menu Select a photo, then press the Menu Key twice to see the available options. Sending a photo To send a photo, touch and hold the photo you want. Select Share. Choose from Email, Bluetooth, Picasa, Facebook, Messaging, Twitter or Gmail. When you choose Email, Gmail or Messaging, your photo will be attached to a message.
  • Page 107: Using An Image

    Touch Slideshow. Checking your photo You can view a photo’s detailed information, such as Name, Date, Time, Size and Type. Touch and hold a photo, then touch More g Details. 108 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 108: Transferring Files Using Usb Mass Storage Devices

    Transferring files using USB mass storage devices To transfer files using USB devices: Connect the LG-P509 to a PC using a USB cable. If you didn't install the LG Android Platform Driver on your PC, you need to change settings manually.
  • Page 109: Music

    Multimedia Music Your LG-P509 has a built-in music player that lets you play all your favorite tracks. Playing a song From the Home screen, touch the Application Launcher icon and select Music. Touch Songs. Select the song you want to play.
  • Page 110: Using The Radio

    Using the radio Your LG-P509 has a built-in FM radio so you can tune in to your favorite stations and listen on the go. NOTE: You must attach your headphones to listen to the radio.
  • Page 111: Resetting Channels

    Listening to the radio Touch Listen Via and you can choose to listen via Speaker or Wired headset. WARNING: If you connect a headset not specifically made for radio reception, radio reception may be poor. 112 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 112: Google Applications

    Google account will automatically synchronize with your LG-P509. Google Maps™ Check your current location and traffic and receive directions to your destination. The LG-P509 must be connected to Wi-Fi or 3G/GPRS. NOTE: Google Maps™ does not cover all cities and countries.
  • Page 113: Market

    You can also check other's comment regarding an application or you can post your comments. Select a category from Apps and Games to browse its contents. You can choose from Top paid, Top free and Just in. Choose an application to install. 114 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 114: Google Mail

    NOTE: When you want to finish the game, use the Home or Back Key. You will return to the Home screen. You can also use the Menu Key of the game. WARNING: To protect your phone and personal data, download applications only from trusted sources, such as Android Market™.
  • Page 115: Google Talk

    Signed in automatically if you set Automatically sign in active. Settings – Allows you to adjust various Google Talk settings. More – Allows you to close all chats, check Invites and view your Blocked list. 11 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 116: Utilities

    Touch Add alarm and set the time. Then touch to turn on the alarm. After you set the time, the LG-P509 will let you know how much time is left before the alarm sounds. Set Repeat, Ringtone or Vibrate and add Label to name the alarm.
  • Page 117: Adding An Event To Your Calendar

    Touch Done to save the event in the calendar. A colored square in the calendar will mark all days that have saved events. An alarm will sound at the event start time to help you stay organized. 118 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 118: Changing Your Calendar View

    Changing your calendar view From the Home screen, touch the Application Launcher icon and select Calendar. Press the Menu Key. Select one of the following Calendar views: Day, Week, Month, or Agenda. ThinkFree Office ThinkFree Office allows you to read documents and provides limited edit functions for Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Page 119: Voice Recorder

    Menu Key and touching Share. Choose from Bluetooth, Email, Gmail and Messaging. When you select Email, Gmail and Messaging, the voice recording will be attached to a message. Then you can write and send it normally. 120 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 120: The Web

    The Web Browser Browser gives you a fast, full-color world of games, music, news, sports, entertainment, and much more, right on your mobile phone, wherever you are and whatever you’re into. NOTE: Additional charges apply when connecting to these services and downloading content. Check data charges with your network provider.
  • Page 121: Adding And Accessing Bookmarks

    Touch Add and enter a name followed by its URL. To access the bookmark, simply touch the bookmark image. You will be connected to the bookmarked page. Changing Web browser settings Press the Menu Key, then touch More g Settings. 122 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 122: Settings

    Settings Wireless & networks Allows you to manage Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections. You can also set Mobile networks and Airplane mode. Airplane mode – When Airplane mode is activated, all wireless communications are disabled. Sound Allows you to adjust sound and notification settings. You can also manage vibrate mode, audible, and haptic feedback.
  • Page 123 Use secure credentials – Allows you to access secure certificates. Install from SD card – Choose to install encrypted certificates from your SD card. Set password – Set or change the credential storage password. 124 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 124: Applications

    Clear storage - Clear credential storage of all contents and reset its password Applications You can manage applications. Unknown Sources – Enable this setting to install non-Market applications. Manage Applications – Manage and remove installed applications. Running services - Check currently running services Development –...
  • Page 125: Sd Card & Phone Storage

    Choose from Web, Apps, Contacts, Messaging Search, Music or Twitter. Language & keyboard Set local language and region, text input, and autocorrect options. Voice input & output Allows you to set various settings for the Voice recognizer and Text-to-speech. 12 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 126: Accessibility

    Accessibility You use the Accessibility settings to configure any accessibility plug-ins you have installed on your phone. NOTE: Requires additional plug-ins to become selectable. Date and time Set date, time, time zone, and time and date formats. About phone View legal information and check phone status and software version.
  • Page 127: Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi, the Wi-Fi connection will be disabled automatically.In this case, if your phone has access to 3G data, it may be connected to the 3G network automatically, and additional charges may be applied. 128 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 128: Sharing Your Phone's Mobile Data Connection

    NOTE: The LG-P509 supports WEP, WPA/ WPA2-PSK and 802.1x EAP. security. If your Wi-Fi service provider or network administrator sets encryption for network security, fill in the key in the pop-up window. If encryption is not set, this pop-up window will not be shown. You can obtain the key from your Wi-Fi service provider or network administrator.
  • Page 129: Usb Tethering & Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings

    USB tethering – Allows you to share your phone’s mobile network data connection with your computer, via a USB connection. Tip: To use USB tethering, you need to install “LG USB Driver” on to your PC first. LG USB Driver is downloadable from the following site: http://www.lgmobilephones.com...
  • Page 130: To Share Your Phone's Data Connection Via Usb

    Portable Wi-Fi hotspot – Allows you to share your phone’s mobile network data connection as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot. Help – Opens a menu with information about USB tethering and portable Wi-Fi hotspots as well as information about where to learn more. To share your phone’s data connection via For the most current information about which operating systems support USB tethering and how...
  • Page 131 Wi-Fi Before you start! To use USB tethering, you need to install “LG USB Driver” on to your PC first. LG USB Driver is downloadable from the following site: http://www.lgmobilephones.com Click Mobile Support Select the Carrier Select the Model (LG-P509) Click USB Cable Driver to download.
  • Page 132: To Share Your Phone's Data Connection As A Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot

    NOTE: When using the USB tethering, your phone can be connected to 3G network only. Under the status of the USB tethering, Wi-Fi network connection will be disabled. To share your phone’s data connection as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot You can’t share your phone’s data connection and SD card via USB at the same time.
  • Page 133: To Rename Or Secure Your Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot

    You can change the network SSID (name) that other computers see when scanning for Wi-Fi networks. You can also touch the Security menu to • configure the network with Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) security, with a preshared key (PSK). 134 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 134 If you touch the WPA2 PSK security option, a • password field is added to the Configure Wi-Fi hotspot menu. If you enter a password, you will need to enter that password when you connect to the phone’s portable Wi-Fi hotspot with a computer or other device.
  • Page 135: Divx Mobile

    DivX Certified® to play DivX® video up to 320 x 240. DivX®, DivX Certified® and associated logos are trademarks of DivX, Inc. and are used under license. 13 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 136: Technical Data

    Technical data Ambient Temperatures Max: +55°C (discharging), +45°C (charging) Min: -10°C...
  • Page 137: Accessories

    LG- P509 and PC. Stereo headset User Guide Charger Learn more about your LG-P509. NOTE: • Always use genuine LG accessories. Failure to do this may invalidate your warranty. • Accessories may vary. 138 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 138: Before Using The Mobile Phone, Please Read First

    Home screen. Touch USB connected > Turn on USB storage > Open folder to view files. If you didn't install the LG Android Platform Driver on your PC, you need set it manually. Save music or video files from the PC to the phone's removable storage.
  • Page 139 Menu Key and touch Select all g Touch Share g Bluetooth g Check if Bluetooth is turned on and select Scan for devices g Choose the device you want to send data to from the list. 140 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 140 • Connecting to FTP (Only the FTP server is supported on this handset): From the Home screen, press the Menu Key and touch Settings g Wireless & networks g Bluetooth settings. Then, select the Discoverable checkbox and search for this phone from other devices. Choose this phone from the list.
  • Page 141: Faq

    The Contacts data can be How can I back Contacts synchronized between your up Contacts? phone and Gmail Backup Data Is it possible to Only two-way synchronization set up one-way Synchroniz is available. sync with Gmail? ation 142 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 142 Category Question Answer Sub-Category The Inbox is automatically Is it possible synchronized. You can view Data to synchronize other folders by pressing the Synchroniz all the Email ation Menu Key and touch folders? Folders to choose a folder. Should I have to Google Once you log into Gmail, you log into Gmail...
  • Page 143 Navigation my phone? installed and used. Is it possible to Phone Only Gmail & MS Exchange synchronize my Function server(Company Email contacts from Server) contacts can be Synchroniz all my email synchronized. ation accounts? 144 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 144 Category Question Answer Sub-Category If you transferred a contact with the W & P functions saved into the number, you will not be able to use those features. You will need to re- save each number. Is it possible to Phone How to save with Wait and save a contact...
  • Page 145 2. Press and hold: Home Key + Power Key + Down Volume Key. 3. Turn the power on, while keeping the three keys pressed. 4. When the LG logo is shown, release the keys. 14 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 146 Category Question Answer Sub-Category 1. From the Home screen, press the Menu Key 2. Touch Settings g Location & security. 3. Touch Set unlock pattern Phone (under the Screen unlock How do I create Function pattern section of the the Unlock Unlock settings).
  • Page 147 2. Touch Settings g Display. seconds. How Function 3. Under Display settings, can I change the touch Screen timeout. Screen time amount of time 4. Touch the preferred for the backlight screen backlight timeout to turn off? time. 148 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 148 Category Question Answer Sub-Category I’ve turned off 1. From the Home screen, haptic feedback press the Menu Key Phone on my phone. Function 2. Touch Settings g Sound. However, when I dial a number, Tactile 3. Touch Haptic feedback the phone still feedback to remove the checkmark vibrates.
  • Page 149 Can I use music library list. In the menu that Function files for my opens, touch Use as phone Alarm? Alarm ringtone. 2. In an alarm clock setting screen, select the music as a ringtone. 150 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 150 Category Question Answer Sub-Category Will my alarm Phone be audible or will Function it go off if the No, this is not supported. phone is turned Alarm off? If my Ringer Phone Volume is set to Your Alarm is programmed Function Off or Vibrate, to be audible even in these...
  • Page 151 Solution Attention: a factory reset? Factory Reset If a factory reset is performed, all installed application and user data will be erased. Please remember to back up any important data before performing a factory reset. 152 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 152 How can I keeping the three keys perform a factory Recovery pressed. reset if I can’t Solution 4. When the LG logo is access the Factory Reset shown, release the keys. phone’s setting Attention: menu? If a factory reset is...
  • Page 153: For Your Safety

    • Replace the battery only with another battery that has been qualified with the system per this standard, IEEE-Std-1725-200x. Use of an unqualified battery may present a risk of fire, 154 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 154 explosion, leakage or other hazard. • Promptly dispose of used batteries in accordance with local regulations. • Battery usage by children should be supervised. • Avoid dropping the phone or battery. If the phone or battery is dropped, especially on a hard surface, and the user suspects damage, take it to a service center for inspection.
  • Page 155 Always cover the receptacle when not in use. • Recharge the battery after long periods of non-use to maximize battery life. Battery life will vary due to usage pattern and environmental conditions. 15 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 156 • Never store your phone in temperature less than -4 °F or greater than 122 °F. • Charging temperature range is between 32 °F and 113 °F. Do not charge the battery out of recommended temperature range. Charging out of recommended range might cause the generating heat or serious damage of battery.
  • Page 157 Do not use harsh chemicals (such as alcohol, • benzene, thinners, etc.) or detergents to clean your phone. This could cause a fire. 158 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 158: General Notice

    (i.e., TV or radio) may cause interference to the phone. • Do not use the phone if the antenna is damaged. If a damaged antenna contacts skin, it may cause a slight burn. Please contact an LG Authorized Service Center to replace the damaged antenna.
  • Page 159 FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device and its accessories may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device and its accessories must accept any interference received, including interference that causes undesired operation. 10 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 160 Part 15.21 statement Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Part 15.105 statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 161 0.79 inches (2 cm) from the body. To comply with FCC RF exposure requirements, a minimum separation distance of 0.79 inches (2 cm) must be maintained between the user’s body and the back of the 12 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 162 phone, including the antenna, whether extended or retracted. Third-party belt-clips, holsters, and similar accessories containing metallic components should not be used. Avoid the use of accessories that cannot maintain 0.79 inches (2 cm) distance between the user’s body and the back of the phone and have not been tested for compliance with FCC RF exposure limits.
  • Page 163: Consumer Information About Radio

    (RF) from cell phones and adverse health outcomes. Still the scientific community does recommend conducting additional research to address gaps in knowledge. That research is being conducted around the world and FDA continues to 14 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 164 monitor developments in this field. You can access the joint FDA/FCC website at http://www.fda.gov (under “c” in the subject index, select Cell Phones > Research). You can also contact the FDA toll-free at (888) 43-332 or (888) INFO-FDA. In June 2000, the FDA entered into a cooperative research and development agreement through which additional scientific research is being conducted.
  • Page 165 1.30 W/kg and when worn on the body, as described in this user guide, is 0.72 W/kg (body-worn measurements differ among phone models, depending upon available accessories and FCC requirements). While there may be differences between SAR 1 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 166 levels of various phones and at various positions, they all meet the government requirement for safe exposure. The FCC has granted an Equipment Authorization for this model phone with all reported SAR levels evaluated as in compliance with the FCC RF emission guidelines.
  • Page 167 The FDA/FCC website further states that “some groups sponsored by other national governments have advised that children be discouraged from using wireless phones at all”. For example, the Stewart Report from the United Kingdom [“UK”] 18 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 168 made such a recommendation in December 2000. In this report a group of independent experts noted that no evidence exists that using a cell phone causes brain tumors or other ill effects. [The UK’s] recommendation to limit cell phone use by children was strictly precautionary;...
  • Page 169 Potential Health Risks of Radio Frequency Fields from Wireless Telecommunication Devices 283 Sparks Street Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7X9 Canada Telephone: (13) 991-990 World Health Organization Avenue Appia 20 1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland Telephone: 011 41 22 791 21 11 http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs193/ 170 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 170 International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection c/o Bundesamt fur Strahlenschutz Ingolstaedter Landstr. 1 8574 Oberschleissheim Germany Telephone: 011 49 1888 333 215 http://www.icnirp.de American National Standards Institute 1819 L Street, N.W., th Floor Washington, D.C. 2003 Telephone: (202) 293-8020 http://www.ansi.org National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 800...
  • Page 171: Tia Safety Information

    Measurements; International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection Those standards were based on comprehensive and periodic evaluations of the relevant scientific literature. For example, over 120 scientists, engineers, and physicians from universities, government health agencies, and industry reviewed 172 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 172 the available body of research to develop the ANSI Standard (C95.1). The design of your phone complies with the FCC guidelines (and those standards). Antenna Care Use only the supplied or an approved replacement antenna. Unauthorized antennas, modifications, or attachments could damage the phone and may violate FCC regulations.
  • Page 173: Hearing Aids

    Hearing Aids Some digital wireless phones may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event of such interference, you may want to consult your service provider (or call the customer service line to discuss alternatives). 174 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 174 Other Medical Devices If you use any other personal medical device, consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately shielded from external RF energy. Your physician may be able to assist you in obtaining this information. Health Care Facilities Turn your phone OFF in health care facilities when any regulations posted in these areas instruct you...
  • Page 175 If in-vehicle wireless equipment is improperly installed and the air bag inflates, serious injury could result. 17 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 176: Fda Consumer Update

    hone Consumer careless FDA Consumer Update Update Please The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s hone Center for Devices and Radiological The U.S. Food and Drug Health Consumer Update on Mobile Administration’s Center for Devices Phones: d also be and Radiological Health Consumer er is not 1.
  • Page 177 • Cooperate in providing users of wireless phones with the best possible information on possible effects of wireless phone use on human health. The FDA belongs to an interagency working group 178 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 178 of the federal agencies that have responsibility for different aspects of RF safety to ensure coordinated efforts at the federal level. The following agencies belong to this working group: • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health • Environmental Protection Agency •...
  • Page 179 RF exposures far below the FCC safety limits. 4. What are the results of the research done already? The research done thus far has produced conflicting results, and many studies have suffered from flaws in their research methods. Animal 180 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 180 experiments investigating the effects of Radio Frequency (RF) energy exposures characteristic of wireless phones have yielded conflicting results that often cannot be repeated in other laboratories. A few animal studies, however, have suggested that low levels of RF could accelerate the development of cancer in laboratory animals.
  • Page 181 RF exposure during day-to-day use of wireless phones. Many factors affect this measurement, such as the angle at which the phone is held, or which model of phone is used. 182 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 182 6. What is the FDA doing to find out more about the possible health effects of wireless phone The FDA is working with the U.S. National Toxicology Program and with groups of investigators around the world to ensure that high priority animal studies are conducted to address important questions about the effects of exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) energy.
  • Page 183 Manufacturers of wireless phones must report the RF exposure level for each model of phone to the FCC. The FCC website (http://www. 184 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 184 fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety) gives directions for locating the FCC identification number on your phone so you can find your phone’s RF exposure level in the online listing. 8. What has the FDA done to measure the Radio Frequency energy coming from wireless phones? The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) is developing a technical standard for...
  • Page 185 But if you are concerned about the RF exposure from these products, you can use measures like those described above to reduce your RF exposure from wireless phone use. 18 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 186: Medical Equipment

    10. What about children using wireless phones? The scientific evidence does not show a danger to users of wireless phones, including children and teenagers. If you want to take steps to lower exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) energy, the measures described above would apply to children and teenagers using wireless phones.
  • Page 187 The FDA continues to monitor the use of wireless phones for possible interactions with other medical devices. Should harmful interference be found to occur, the FDA will conduct testing to assess the interference and work to resolve the problem. 188 LG-P509 | User Guide...
  • Page 188 12. Where can I find additional information? For additional information, please refer to the following resources: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) RF Safety Program (http://www.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety) International Commission on Non-lonizing Radiation Protection (http://www.icnirp.de) World Health Organization (WHO) International EMF Project (http://www.who.int/emf) National Radiological Protection Board (UK) (http://www.hpa.org.uk/radiation/) Driving Check the laws and regulations on the use of...
  • Page 190: What This Warranty Covers

    Limited Warranty Statement 1. WHAT THIS WARRANTY COVERS : LG offers you a limited warranty that the enclosed subscriber unit and its enclosed accessories will be free from defects in material and workman- ship, according to the following terms and conditions:...
  • Page 191: How To Get Warranty Service

    LG may choose at its option to use functionally equivalent reconditioned, refur- bished or new units or parts or any units. In addition, LG will not re-install or back-up any data, applications or software that you have added to your phone.

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