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  • Page 1 Y625 User Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Read Before Proceeding ................1 Safety Precautions ......................1 Personal Information and Data Security ................. 2 Legal Notice ........................3 Getting Started ....................6 Your phone at a glance ....................6 Key Functions at Your Fingertips ..................7 Important Information About the Battery ..............7 Power Saving Tips ......................
  • Page 3 Copying a Text Message to Notes or Calendar ............23 Customizing Message Settings ..................23 Email ......................24 Adding an Email Account .................... 24 Adding Other Email Accounts ..................24 Viewing an Email Message ..................24 Saving an Email Attachment ..................24 Creating and Sending an Email Message ..............
  • Page 4 Customizing Your Account Synchronization ..............44 Using Other Applications ................46 Calendar ........................46 File Manager ........................ 46 Clock ........................... 47 Calculator ........................47 Notes ........................... 48 Managing Your Mobile Phone ..............49 Setting the Date and Time ................... 49 Setting the Display .......................
  • Page 5: Read Before Proceeding

    Read Before Proceeding Safety Precautions Please read the safety precautions carefully to ensure the correct use of your mobile phone. Do not crash, throw, or puncture your mobile phone. Avoid the falling, squeezing, and bending of your mobile phone. Do not use your mobile phone in a moist environment, such as the bathroom. Prevent your mobile phone from being soaked or washed in liquid.
  • Page 6: Personal Information And Data Security

    Be sure to obtain third-party applications from a legitimate source. Downloaded  third-party applications should be scanned for viruses. Install security software or patches released by Huawei or third-party application  providers. Some applications require and transmit location information. As a result, a third-party ...
  • Page 7: Legal Notice

    Huawei does not own the intellectual property of the third-party software and applications that are delivered with this product. Therefore, Huawei will not provide any warranty of any kind for third party software and applications. Neither will Huawei provide support to...
  • Page 8 Huawei shall not be responsible for the legality, quality, or any other aspects of any software installed on this product, or for any uploaded or downloaded third-party works in any form, including but not limited to texts, images, videos, or software etc.
  • Page 9 Privacy Policy To better understand how we protect your personal information, please see the privacy policy at http://consumer.huawei.com/privacy-policy.
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started All the pictures in this guide are for your reference only. Your phone’s actual display features may be different to those described here, depending on its software version. Your phone at a glance Volume key Charge/Data port Earpiece Front camera Ambient light Headset jack...
  • Page 11: Key Functions At Your Fingertips

    Do not block the area around the ambient light and proximity sensor. When you attach a protective film to the screen, make sure it does not block the sensor. Key Functions at Your Fingertips Press and hold to power on your mobile phone. ...
  • Page 12: Power Saving Tips

    Power Saving Tips The longevity of battery power depends on the network to which you connect, and how you use your mobile phone. Try the following to conserve battery power: When your mobile phone is not in use, turn off the screen backlight. ...
  • Page 13: Using The Touchscreen

    Touch Power off. Touch OK. Restarting Your Mobile Phone Press and hold (Power key) to open the phone options menu. Touch Reboot. Touch OK. Using the Touchscreen Touchscreen Actions Touch: Tap the screen with your finger to select an item, confirm a selection, or start an ...
  • Page 14: Unlocking The Screen

    Unlocking the Screen Press (Power key) to wake up the screen. Slide to unlock the screen. If you have set up a screen unlock pattern, you will be prompted to draw the pattern on the screen to unlock it.
  • Page 15: Home Screen

    Home Screen Touch and hold a shortcut until the item expands in size, you can then drag it to your desired location or move it to the Uninstall. You can also drag an icon from another area of the screen to the shortcut position. Notification and Status Icons Signal strength No signal...
  • Page 16: Notification Panel

    Phone storage space is getting Sign-in or synchronization problem Wi-Fi network available Connected to a Wi-Fi network Portable Wi-Fi hotspot on Connected to a PC Notification Panel Your mobile phone will notify you when you receive a new message or there is an upcoming event.
  • Page 17: Customizing The Home Screen

    Customizing the Home Screen Adding a New Home Screen Item Touch and hold an item until mobile phone vibrates. Select the desired position and release it. Moving a Home Screen Item Touch and hold an item on the home screen until the item expands in size. Without lifting your finger, drag the item to the desired position on the screen, and then release it.
  • Page 18: Changing The Wallpaper

    Raise to ear: When a call comes in, raise your phone to your ear to answer it. Similarly,  from the call or contact details screen, raise your phone to your ear to call the corresponding number . Magic touch When the screen is turned off, you can use gestures to wake it up or open the specified applications.
  • Page 19: Changing The Home Screen Style

    Changing the home screen style Your phone supports the standard and simple home screen styles. On the home screen, touch Under All, touch Home screen style. Choose Simple check box. Touch Standard home to switch from simple home screen to standard home screen.
  • Page 20: Calling

    Calling To make a phone call, you can dial a number using the keypad or touch a number saved in your contact list, on a webpage, or in other places. When you are in a call, you can answer other incoming calls or redirect them to your voicemail. You can also set up conference calls with several participants.
  • Page 21: Answering Or Rejecting A Call

    Answering or Rejecting a Call Answering or Rejecting an Incoming Call When you receive a phone call, the incoming call screen opens. If you have previously saved the caller’s number in contact, the caller's name and number are displayed. If the caller’s number is not saved in contact, the caller’s number is displayed.
  • Page 22: Using The Call Log

    To initiate a conference call, dial the number of the first participant. After you have connected to the first participant, keep the connection open, touch Enter the phone number of the next person you want to invite for the conversation and touch , or select someone from your call log or contact.
  • Page 23: Contact

    Contact The contact application enables you to save and manage information such as phone numbers and addresses of your contacts. After you save contact information on your mobile phone, you have easy access to the contact with whom you want to communicate. Opening the Contact Application On the home screen, touch All of your contacts are displayed alphabetically in a list that you can scroll through.
  • Page 24: Editing A Contact

    Editing a Contact You can make changes to the information you have stored for a contact at any time. In the contact list, touch the contact whose details you want to edit, and then touch Touch the category of contact information you wish to change: Name, Phone, Email, or any other information you recorded earlier.
  • Page 25: Sending Contacts

    Sending Contacts In the contacts list, Select contacts that you want to send. touch > Share. Select the way you prefer to send the contacts you have selected, for example, Bluetooth or Email.
  • Page 26: Messaging

    Messaging The Messaging application allows you to exchange text messages (SMS) and multimedia messages (MMS) with anyone using an SMS-or-MMS-capable phone. Creating and Sending a Text Message On the home screen, touch Touch Enter a phone number or a contact's name in the To field, or touch to select a contact.
  • Page 27: Opening And Viewing A Multimedia Message

    Select a slide to start editing it. Touch Done to finish composing your message and return to the multimedia message screen. Touch > Slide show > Add slide to add more slides. When the message is ready to be sent, touch Send. Opening and Viewing a Multimedia Message In the message list, touch the message thread you wish to view.
  • Page 28: Email

    Email Your mobile phone also puts email at your fingertips. With your phone’s Email application, you can use your email account with Yahoo!, AOL, or other popular email services on your phone. Adding an Email Account When using the Email application for the first time, you must configure an email account. The Email setup wizard helps you to configure your account.
  • Page 29: Creating And Sending An Email Message

    Touch the email message you want to view. Touch attachment(s). Touch > Save for saving the attachment. Creating and Sending an Email Message Select the email account you want to use. In the To field, enter the recipients’ name or email address. Enter the subject of your message and compose the message.
  • Page 30 On the home screen, touch Touch > Settings, touch the desired account. Change your name, signature and more.
  • Page 31: Getting Connected

    Getting Connected Mobile Networks Your mobile phone will be automatically configured to use your network operator’s 2G/3G service (if available) when you turn on the phone for the first time. Note that the SIM card must be inserted. Checking the Network Connection On the home screen, touch Touch More…...
  • Page 32: Wi-Fi Direct

    Before you use Wi-Fi Direct to connect two devices, ensure that you have turned on the Wi-Fi network connection on both devices.Currently, data transfers using Wi-Fi Direct are supported only between Huawei devices. On the home screen, touch Under All, touch the Wi-Fi switch to turn on Wi-Fi.
  • Page 33: Sharing Your Phone's Data Connection

    Receiving a file using Wi-Fi Direct When a file comes in through Wi-Fi Direct, your phone automatically starts to receive it. You can open the notification panel to check the file transfer progress. By default, received files are saved to File Manager. Sharing Your Phone’s Data Connection You can share your mobile phone's data connection with a single computer via a USB cable: USB tethering.
  • Page 34: Turning On Bluetooth

    If you are using Bluetooth, remember to stay within 10 meters (33 feet) of the other Bluetooth devices to which you want to connect. Be aware that obstacles like walls or other electronic equipment may interfere with your Bluetooth connection. Turning on Bluetooth On the home screen, touch Under All, touch the Bluetooth switch to turn on Bluetooth.
  • Page 35: Browser

    Browser Your mobile phone comes with an Internet browser pre-installed. Opening the Browser On the home screen, touch When known or open Wi-Fi networks and mobile data networks are available at the same time, your phone will preferably select a Wi-Fi network for Internet access. Touch to open the browser options menu: Homepage: touch to return home window.
  • Page 36: Setting A Home Page

    Setting a Home Page On the home screen, touch In a browser window, touch > Settings. Touch General > Set homepage. From the displayed option menu, choose the web page you want to set as the home page. Managing Bookmarks You can store as many bookmarks as you want on your mobile phone.
  • Page 37: Entertainment

    Entertainment In addition to being a communication device and personal assistant, your mobile phone also provides you with a multitude of entertainment possibilities. You can take photos, create videos and audio clips, and download and listen to music. Taking Photos and Recording Videos The camera is a combination of camera and camcorder that you can use to shoot and share pictures and videos.
  • Page 38: Viewing Your Photos

    Taking a photo using audio note On the home screen, touch Touch > Audio note. Frame the scene you want to capture. Your phone will automatically determine a focal point. Touch . The phone then records an audio clip for 10 seconds. Record your thoughts for the photo you've just taken.
  • Page 39: Using The Gallery

    Touch to delete the photo.  Touch to edit, rotate, crop and etc.  Recording a Video On the home screen, touch If necessary, change the camcorder settings. Frame the scene with which you want to start your video. Touch to start recording a video.
  • Page 40: Enjoying Music

    You can zoom in or zoom out on the picture. The picture viewer supports the automatic rotation function. When you rotate your mobile phone, the picture adjusts itself to the rotation. Rotating a Picture When viewing a picture, touch Select either Rotate left or Rotate right. The picture is saved with the new orientation. Enjoying Music Opening the Music Library On the home screen, touch...
  • Page 41: Listening To The Fm Radio

    Creating a Playlist In the music library, touch and hold a file. Touch Add to…. Touch Create new playlist, edit the playlist name and touch Save to add the song. Adding Music to a Playlist From the music library select a way to view your music. Touch and hold a music file, and then touch Add to….
  • Page 42: Google Services

    Google Services Availability of Google applications, services, and features may vary according to your country or carrier. Please follow local laws and regulations to use them. When you turn on your mobile phone for the first time, touch a Google services such as Google, Gmail, or Play Store, and you will be prompted to sign in to your Google account.
  • Page 43: Creating And Sending An Email

    Switching Between Accounts In the mail list, touch Inbox on the top of the screen. Touch the account that contains the email you want to read. Creating and Sending an Email In the mail list, touch Enter the message recipient’s email address in the To field. If you are sending the email to several recipients, separate the email addresses with commas.
  • Page 44: Maps

    Maps Maps lets you find your current location, view real-time traffic conditions (depending on availability in your locale), and get detailed directions to various destinations. You can view satellite images, traffic maps, or other kinds of maps of your current or other locations. Enabling the Location Service Before you open Maps to find your location or search for places of interest, you must enable the location service.
  • Page 45: Play Store

    Opening YouTube On the home screen, touch Google > Searching for a Video On the YouTube screen, touch Enter a search keyword, and then touch Search icon on the keypad. You will see a number of search results displayed below the notification bar. Scroll through the results and touch a video to watch it.
  • Page 46: Uninstalling An Application

    To check the progress of a download, open the notification panel. Most applications are installed within seconds. After the application has been downloaded and installed on your mobile phone, the content download icon appears in the notification bar. If you want to install a non-Market application, touch >...
  • Page 47: Synchronizing Information

    Synchronizing Information Some applications on your mobile phone give you access to the same personal information that you can add, view, and edit on your computer. If you add, change, or delete your information in any of these applications on the web, the updated information also appears on your mobile phone.
  • Page 48: Customizing Your Account Synchronization

    Adding an Exchange Account On the home screen, touch > Add account. Touch Corporate. Follow the instructions and enter the required information about the exchange account you want to add. For details, contact the server administrator. Touch Next to display the Account setup screen. Configure the settings. Touch Next to display the account settings.
  • Page 49 Configuring General Synchronization Settings On the home screen, touch On the ACCOUNTS, select the added account type such as Corporate, Email, or Google. On the account screen, touch the account and do the following: Select or clear the check box to control whether applications and services can transmit ...
  • Page 50: Using Other Applications

    Using Other Applications Calendar Calendar is your personal assistant that helps you manage, arrange, and keep track of all important events. Opening Calendar On the home screen, touch Creating a New Event In any calendar view, touch , and then open the event details screen. If you have more than one calendar, select the calendar where you want to save the event.
  • Page 51: Clock

    Moving or Copying a File On the home screen, touch Select CATEGORIES or LOCAL. Touch to copy, cut. Select the files or folders you want to copy or move. Select the path where you want the file to be copied or moved. Touch PASTE to move or copy the file to the selected path.
  • Page 52: Notes

    Opening Calculator On the home screen, touch Tools > Notes Notes features a simple text processor. In the note list, you can add, edit, and delete notes. On the home screen, touch Touch Add note to create the first note. Enter the information and touch to save the note.
  • Page 53: Managing Your Mobile Phone

    Managing Your Mobile Phone To configure your mobile phone, touch Setting the Date and Time When your mobile phone is using the date and time settings provided automatically by the network, you cannot manually set the date, time, and time zone. On the Settings screen, touch Date &...
  • Page 54: Setting Ringers

    Setting Ringers Adjusting the Volume You can adjust the volume while on the home screen or on most of the application screens (such as the screen displayed during a call or when playing music or videos). Press the Volume keys to adjust volume to the level you desire. You can also adjust the volume from the settings screen.
  • Page 55: Setting Phone Services

    Setting Phone Services Customizing Call Settings Mobile phone service providers offer different services such as call forwarding, call waiting, fixed dialing numbers, and voicemail. You can customize many of these services if they are part of your calling plan. On the home screen, touch , then touch >...
  • Page 56: Managing Applications

    Select the Lock SIM card check box. Use the keyboard to enter the PIN, and then touch OK. To change the PIN at any time, touch Change SIM PIN. You can dial emergency numbers any time from your mobile phone. Protecting Your Mobile Phone with a Screen Lock To keep your data more secure, lock the screen and/or require a screen unlock pattern every time your mobile phone is turned on or wakes up from sleep mode.
  • Page 57: Resetting Your Mobile Phone

    Touch an application directly to view its details.  Uninstalling an Application You cannot uninstall the applications that are pre-installed on the system. On the Settings screen, touch Apps. Touch an application, and then touch Uninstall. Moving an Application to the microSD Card Some applications are designed to be stored on your phone’s USB storage or microSD card (depending on the model of your phone), rather than in its internal storage.
  • Page 58: Online Update

    Restoring Factory Data If you reset your phone to its factory settings, all of your personal data stored on the phone, including information about your Google account, any other accounts that you have configured, your system and application settings, and any applications you have installed will be erased.
  • Page 59 All pictures and illustrations in this guide, including but not limited to the phone color, size, and display content, are for reference only. The actual product may vary. Nothing in this guide constitutes a warranty of any kind, express or implied. Model: HUAWEI Y625-U13 HUAWEI Y625-U21 6011613_01...

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