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MOTOROLA DEXT™ with MOTOBLUR™

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  • Page 1 SMART GETS SOCIAL. MOTOROLA DEXT™ with MOTOBLUR™...
  • Page 3 So, whether you want to read, watch, or play, we can MOTOROLA DEXT. help. • Download thousands of cool apps from Android Market™ and the Motorola app store, to play and surf to your heart’s content. • MOTOBLUR backs it all up too. So relax, already. Caution:...
  • Page 4: Your Phone

    Your phone When you open your phone, the home screen adjusts for you. 3.5mm Headset Jack Notification 11:35 On=Charged. 298 minutes away from cake. Flashing=New 15 minutes ago notification. Trevor Gilley Black turtleneck and a Ringer Off 5 minutes ago 11:35 Switch Power Key...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Let’s go let’s get you up and running Let’s go ........3 Touchscreen &...
  • Page 6 Set up & go To add an account, touch it. Then, enter the user name or email and password that you set up on that Create or log into a MOTOBLUR account to get your account. contacts, email, messages, and status information, for all your accounts, all in one place, all the time.
  • Page 7: Touchscreen & Keys

    Touchscreen & keys search for and connect to wireless networks. There’s more in “Wi-Fi™ connections” on page 42. a few essentials Cool content & more Touch tips Browse and download thousands of the coolest apps Here are some tips on how to navigate around your on the planet from Android.
  • Page 8 Key tips Drag To scroll through a list or Menu, home, & back Contacts move slowly, drag across Alex Pico Press Menu to open the touchscreen. Try it: In menu options in your the home screen, touch Dan Smith home screen, lists, and Contacts , then drag Kate Shunney...
  • Page 9: Home Screen

    Home screen To change how long your phone waits before the screen goes to sleep automatically, press Menu > quick access to the things you need most Settings Display & security Screen timeout > > Quick start: Home screen Tip: To make the screen lock when it goes to sleep, use “Screen lock”...
  • Page 10 Use & change your home screen Search On your home screen, shortcuts are icons that open To search, use a Search widget (if you have one on your favorite apps, Web bookmarks, contacts, mail your home screen), or open your phone and press labels, or music playlists.
  • Page 11: App Menu

    Phone status & notifications App menu At the top of the screen, icons 11:35 Quick start: App menu on the left notify you about new messages or events (flick the bar The app menu shows you all of down for details). Icons on the your applications.
  • Page 12: Social Networking

    What is MOTOBLUR? Touch and hold an empty spot on your home screen Add to Home screen to open the menu. MOTOROLA DEXT with MOTOBLUR is the first phone with social skills. Widgets Social Status Touch > . The widget appears...
  • Page 13: Social Networking

    Edit & delete accounts When you sign into social networking accounts, you’ll Contacts see your friends and contacts in your list, and Accounts Find it: > Social Status your status and updates can appear in Open account Touch and hold an account, then touch Happenings widgets.
  • Page 14: Calls

    Calls if it’s dark. Your touchscreen goes dark to avoid accidental touches. it’s good to talk Active call ( 00:12 ) Call Timer Quick start: Calls Sara Walker Dialer Find it: End Call Mobile 1-555-555-2505 Hang up. Speed Dial List Tap to open, then press Dialer Recent...
  • Page 15 Answer To answer a call, drag During a call: Press Power/Lock button to ignore the right (when your phone is Speaker • To use the speakerphone, touch Slide to Answer Answer unlocked, is just a touch • To use a Bluetooth™ device, press Menu >...
  • Page 16 Frequent calls network). To set call forwarding, press Menu > Settings Call settings Call forwarding > > Dialer Frequent Find it: > Call When you’re on a call and a second call comes in, • To call a number, touch it. waiting Answer lets you answer it by touching...
  • Page 17: Contacts

    Emergency calls Contacts Note: Your service provider programs one or more contacts like you’ve never had before emergency phone numbers (such as 911 or 112) that Quick start: Contacts you can call under any circumstances, even when your phone is locked. Emergency numbers vary by country. Contacts Find it: Your pre-programmed emergency number(s) may not...
  • Page 18 View & use contacts Delete . You can set a ringer, address, and other details With a MOTOROLA DEXT with MOTOBLUR, you’ll that will be saved on your phone and your MOTOBLUR know what everybody’s up to and when. Every time account.
  • Page 19 SIM card, or one friend with two email addresses. To Where are contacts saved? Your phone saves new combine these two contacts: contacts in its memory, your MOTOBLUR account, Contacts and other accounts you select: In Contacts Find it: Settings touch Menu >...
  • Page 20: Messaging

    Contacts Messaging To create a group in your , press Menu > Add group . Enter a group name, then touch to add sometimes it’s best to text, or IM, or email . . . members. Contacts Quick start: Messaging To show only one group in your , touch Contacts...
  • Page 21 or menus—every message streams right to the phone, In text messages and emails, press Menu to add viewable exactly the way you want. files or choose other options. Messaging Universal Inbox Find it: > > Send & receive attachments Universal Inbox Note: shows all of your messages To send a file in a message, open a new message,...
  • Page 22 Contacts create on your phone, touch touch your Google™ account, and touch the Settings Gmail press Menu > , then uncheck the checkmark to turn off New contacts account under Tip: For social network accounts, see “Add account” Email • is for most personal email accounts.
  • Page 23: Text Entry

    Text entry To... think keyboard, now think smaller Delete a character (hold to Press Delete delete more) Typing tips Delete the current line Press Alternate To use the full keypad, just open your phone: Delete To... Jump to the beginning/end Press Alternate Enter symbols...
  • Page 24 Format text in emails holding Menu . To close the keypad, press Back When you create an email, you can format your message. To select text for formatting, press and Text Entry hold Shift , then press Scroll Touch to open the touchscreen keypad.
  • Page 25: Tips & Tricks

    Tips & tricks • To change the sounds, corrections, and other Android settings for your touchscreen keypad, touch a few handy hints keyboard Shortcuts • To change the automatic correction settings for your Device keyboard full keypad, touch To... Return to the home Press Home screen...
  • Page 26 Shortcuts . Then, you can Sync media to your visit choose from the desktop / laptop motorola.com/mymedialink Applications Contacts lists. Sync contacts from Use the MOTOBLUR portal: your desktop / www.motorola.com/mymoto Move a widget or...
  • Page 27 • widgets that stream information to your home To... screen, like news or weather (“Use & change your Delete a widget Touch and hold a widget or home screen” on page 8). shortcut shortcut until you feel a • unused online accounts that you registered with vibration, then drag it to the MOTOBLUR (“Edit &...
  • Page 28: Personalize

    Music Personalize • : Set this widget to an artist, album, song, Party shuffle playlist, or just press Menu > add your personal touch There’s more about “Music” on page 31. Widgets News • : Change the widget name, choose how long it shows new stories, or choose a news source.
  • Page 29 Sounds features features set orientation set volume for media and videos Settings Display & security Menu > > > Orientation Settings Sound & ringtones Media Menu > > > volume set animation Settings Display & security play tones when using dial pad Menu >...
  • Page 30: Photos & Videos

    Photos & videos To take the photo, lightly press Camera halfway until the autofocus box turns green, then press all the see it, capture it, share it! way to take the photo. Photos You will see a thumbnail of your photo in the bottom right corner.
  • Page 31 Play a slideshow options Picture Gallery Touch > , touch a picture, then Color Effects Choose your color settings, like touch to start a slideshow. To stop the slideshow, None Negative , or touch the display. To return to the gallery, Reset Undo all of your camera setting press Back...
  • Page 32 Edit your photos Play your videos Picture Gallery Video Gallery Find it: > > picture > Find it: > > video Edit Menu > To crop a photo, touch the crop tool, stretch and drag the crop square to the image you want, then touch the crop save icon.
  • Page 33: Music

    Music Set up 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 phone, you need: Just open your music library, then select what you •...
  • Page 34 CD to your With a memory card inserted, and your phone computer. showing the home screen, connect a Motorola micro USB data cable from your phone’s micro USB To rip a music CD on your computer, you can use port to a USB port on your computer.
  • Page 35 Transfer using USB controls To use a USB cable, see “Transfer files with a USB volume Press the side volume keys. connection” on page 43. Library view library Press Menu > Play music Party turn shuffle on/off Press Menu > shuffle Music library Add to...
  • Page 36: Web

    To add a song to the playlist you're playing, Add to playlist press Menu > in the music player. you don’t need a computer, surf the web with your To edit, delete and rename playlists, touch and hold the phone playlist in the music library.
  • Page 37 Web touch tips Note: If you can’t connect, contact your service provider. Zoom & magnify Connect In Web pages, when you scroll (drag or flick), zoom icons appear at the bottom of your screen. Your phone uses the mobile phone network (over the air) to automatically connect to the Web.
  • Page 38 Browser options personal data, only download apps from sources you trust, like “Apps for all” on page 40. Press Menu to see browser options: Note: All apps downloaded are stored in your phone options memory. Enter the Web address (URL) you To download apps: want.
  • Page 39: Youtube

    YouTube™ Note: If you don’t have a YouTube account, visit www.youtube.com to find out more. To create an go and create your own classic account or sign in, go to “Your account” on page 38. Quick start: YouTube Watch YouTube videos YouTube Find it: >...
  • Page 40: Locations

    Your account Locations toss away your maps Log in or create account YouTube Find it: > > Menu > Google Maps™ account Where am I? What's around here? Let Google Maps If you have a YouTube account, enter your username, help you explore your surroundings and find what Sign in password and touch...
  • Page 41 Latitude To remove friends: Latitude Press Menu > to show your friends Join Latitude list, then touch a friend in your list. See where your friends and family are on Google Remove Touch Maps™. Plan to meet up, check that your parents got home safely, or just stay in touch.
  • Page 42: Apps For All

    Turn on & scan. Bluetooth Help Android Market, press Menu > Device name Change your phone’s DEXT Bluetooth name. Browse & install apps Discoverable Scroll to and touch the app you want to install. Then, Let other Bluetooth devices Make device discoverable Install find your phone.
  • Page 43 Connect new devices To manually reconnect your phone with a paired Bluetooth device, touch the device name in the Note: This feature requires an optional accessory. devices list. To connect with a new device, you need to pair with it. You only need to do this once for each device—to Disconnect devices connect again, just turn on the device.
  • Page 44: Wi-Fi™ Connections

    Wi-Fi™ connections Turn Wi-Fi power on or off Wi-Fi home, office, or hotspot Find it: Press and hold Power > Note: To extend battery life, turn off Wi-Fi power when Quick start: Wi-Fi not in use. Settings Wireless controls Find it: Menu >...
  • Page 45: Memory Card & File Transfer

    You can’t use the files on your connection: memory card while it is connected. • You can use Motorola Media Link (MML) on your On your computer: computer to bridge your digital world—manage, Memory card & file transfer...
  • Page 46: Synchronize

    Synchronize • To use MML, open it and select a tab to Photos Videos Music manage , or . You can back keep up-to-date up content with the Synch button, drag and drop content, or upload files to social Google™ data synchronization networking sites.
  • Page 47: Tools

    Accounts Add account Tools Find it: > > > Corporate Sync stay on top of things Enter your username (username@company.com), Alarm clock password, email address, and server details (server address is the same URL you use to access your Alarm Clock Find it: >...
  • Page 48 Quickoffice Your calendar events can be January 2009 viewed in different ways: Use Quickoffice to view recent documents and files on Agenda Press Menu > your memory card. Week . When you highlight an Quickoffice Find it: > event in the day and week views, more details appear.
  • Page 49: Management

    Settings Wireless controls Management Press Menu > > > Mobile networks to show options for roaming stay in control networks, network selection, operator selection, and access point names. Wireless manager Settings Wireless controls Find it: Menu > > Manage all your wireless connections: Wi-Fi™, Bluetooth™, airplane mode, &...
  • Page 50: Security

    If you lose your phone, you can log into your Follow the instructions to draw MOTOBLUR account from a computer to locate your your lock pattern. phone or clear the data on it: www.motorola.com/mymotoblur. When prompted, draw the pattern to unlock the phone. Security...
  • Page 51 Passcode lock • Press Menu to unlock—if you've set a lock pattern or passcode, you'll be asked to enter it. Settings To set the passcode, press Menu > > Display & security Security lock Security lock type > > Forgot your pattern or passcode? Passcode lock >...
  • Page 52 Change > > Log into your MOTOBLUR account: SIM PIN www.motorola.com/mymotoblur. PUK code On the phone profile page, follow the link to locate your phone. To unlock your SIM PIN, you need to enter your PIN unlock code (PUK code) when prompted.
  • Page 53: Troubleshooting

    If you have questions or need assistance, go to www.motorola.com/support, where you can select from a number of customer care options. You can also contact the Motorola Customer Support Center at 1-800-461-4575 (Canada) or 1-888-390-6456 (TTY/TDD United States for hearing impaired)
  • Page 54: Safety, Regulatory & Legal

    • Don’t let the phone or battery come in contact with water. Water can get • Remove the battery and inspect it to confirm that it has a “Motorola Original” into the phone’s circuits, leading to corrosion. If the phone and/or battery get hologram;...
  • Page 55 • New batteries or batteries stored for a long time may take more time to charge. body, as described in this guide, is 1.11 W/kg. The SAR value for this mobile device • Motorola batteries and charging systems have circuitry that protects the battery in its data transmission mode (body-worn use) is 1.07 W/kg. Body-worn from damage from overcharging.
  • Page 56: Open Source Software Information

    Furthermore, the purchase of Motorola products shall not be deemed to grant either directly or by GPS & AGPS...
  • Page 57: Your Location

    If you wear the mobile device on your body, always place the mobile device in a might improve if you move closer to windows, but some window sun shielding Motorola-supplied or approved clip, holder, holster, case, or body harness. If you do films can block satellite signals.
  • Page 58: Operational Warnings

    Do not let your battery, charger, or mobile device get wet. Also, using a mobile device or accessory may be prohibited or restricted in certain areas. Always obey the laws and regulations on the use of these products. Responsible driving practices can be found at www.motorola.com/callsmart (in English only).
  • Page 59: Caution About High Volume Usage

    These products are not toys and may be hazardous to small children. For example: For more information about hearing, see our Web site at • A choking hazard may exist for small, detachable parts. direct.motorola.com/hellomoto/nss/AcousticSafety.asp (in English • Improper use could result in loud sounds, possibly causing hearing injury. only).
  • Page 60: United States And Canada

    Motorola has not approved any changes or modifications to this device by the user. microwaves Any changes or modifications could void the user’ s authority to operate the Don’t try to dry your phone in a microwave oven. equipment. See 47 CFR Sec. 15.21.
  • Page 61: Products And Accessories

    (c) use of the Products or Accessories for commercial is” and without warranty. purposes or subjecting the Product or Accessory to abnormal usage or conditions; or (d) other acts which are not the fault of Motorola, are excluded from coverage.
  • Page 62: Who Is Covered

    What Will Motorola Do? SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR LOSS OF REVENUE OR Motorola, at its option, will at no charge repair, replace or refund the purchase price PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR DATA, SOFTWARE OR of any Products, Accessories or Software that does not conform to this warranty.
  • Page 63: Export Law Assurances

    Please retain your original dated sales receipt for your records. For warranty service of your Motorola Personal Communications Product you will need to provide a copy California Perchlorate Label of your dated sales receipt to confirm warranty status.
  • Page 64: Smart Practices While Driving

    Note: For information on how to backup or wipe data from your mobile device, • Get to know your Motorola mobile device and its features such as speed go to www.motorola.com/support dial and redial. If available, these features help you to place your call without •...
  • Page 65 • Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving; if necessary, suspend the call in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions. Rain, sleet, snow, ice, and even heavy traffic can be hazardous. • Do not take notes or look up phone numbers while driving. Jotting down a “to do”...
  • Page 66 Motorola reserves the right to change or modify any information or specifications without notice or obligation. MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. The MOTOBLUR Logo is a trademark of Motorola. The Bluetooth trademarks are owned by their proprietor and used by Motorola, Inc.