Contents Foreword Exciting features Wide aperture mode Safe Launching the camera from gallery QR code Privacy protection Getting started Your phone at a glance Inserting the micro-SIM card and nano-SIM card Removing the micro-SIM card and nano-SIM card Inserting a microSD card Removing the microSD card Locking and unlocking the screen Dual SIM settings...
Sharing your phone's mobile data connection Transferring data through Bluetooth Transferring data using Wi-Fi Direct Transferring data between your phone and computer Transferring data between your phone and a USB storage device Multi-screen display Huawei Beam Applications Managing applications Backup...
Contents Smart Controller Phone Manager Calendar Clock Weather Note FM radio Phone settings Turning on location services Modifying tone settings Modifying display settings Turning on one-hand UI Turning on gloves mode Turning on the suspend button Changing the lock screen style Turning aeroplane mode on or off Setting your SIM card PIN Setting up an account...
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Exciting features Wide aperture mode In wide aperture mode, you can manually increase the aperture for a shallow depth of field and blurry background or decrease it to bring the foreground and background into focus. On the home screen, touch Camera.
Exciting features Adding files to the Safe On the home screen, touch Files. Under Categories or Local, touch Enter the password and touch Done. Touch Add. Follow the onscreen prompts and select the files that you want to add to the Safe.
Exciting features Scanning a QR code using Camera On the home screen, touch Camera. Frame the QR code with the camera. The camera will automatically scan the QR code entry. Touch the QR code entry to view details. Privacy protection If you have private data in your phone that you wish to keep hidden from others, you can enable privacy protection and set two different passwords, one for yourself and one for guests.
Exciting features Disabling privacy protection On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Security. Touch Privacy protection. Enter the owner password and touch Next. Touch the Privacy protection switch to disable privacy protection. After privacy protection has been disabled, your owner password will function as the screen unlock password and the guest password will become invalid.
Getting started Your phone at a glance Headset socket Front camera Status indicator Navigation bar Microphone Micro-USB port microSD card slot/Nano- Micro-SIM card slot SIM card slot Power button Volume button Proximity sensor/Ambient Earpiece light sensor Noise reduction Rear camera microphone...
Getting started Flash NFC sensor area Speaker Do not block the area around the ambient light and proximity sensor. If you attach a protective film to the screen, make sure it does not block the sensor. Navigation bar Touch to return to the previous screen or exit the Return current application.
Getting started Insert an eject tool or paper clip into the hole on the SIM card trays to eject them. Exercise caution when using the SIM eject tool to avoid injury or damaging your phone. Keep it away from children. Gently pull out the SIM card trays.
Getting started Removing the micro-SIM card and nano-SIM card Make sure your phone is turned off before you remove the micro-SIM card and nano-SIM card. Insert an eject tool or paper clip into the hole on the SIM card tray to eject it (a).
Getting started Gently take out the microSD card tray. Place the microSD card into the card tray. Make sure the gold contact area and bevelled edge of the microSD card are facing the right directions (a). Then push the card tray back into place (b). Removing the microSD card Unmount the microSD card before you remove it;...
Getting started Locking and unlocking the screen Locking the screen • Method 1: Press the power button to manually lock the screen. • Method 2: After being idle for a specified period of time, the screen will lock automatically. To set the screen lock method, touch Settings on the home screen.
Getting started Dual SIM settings Enabling or disabling a SIM card You can insert two SIM cards into your phone and use one or both of them at the same time. When you do not need to use a SIM card, disable it. On the home screen, touch Settings.
Getting started Connecting to a Wi-Fi network Swipe down from the status bar to open the notification panel. Under Shortcuts, touch and hold to display the Wi-Fi settings screen. Touch the Wi-Fi switch to turn on Wi-Fi. Your phone then scans for available Wi-Fi networks and displays them.
Getting started If you have a microSD card inserted, you can use your phone as a USB storage device, read data from the USB flash drive microSD card and transfer data to and from a computer. For details, see USB flash drive mode.
Getting started Touchscreen gestures Touch: Tap an item once. For example, touch an application to select or open it. Touch and hold: Touch and leave your finger on the screen for 2 seconds or more. For example, touch and hold a blank area on the home screen to enter editing mode.
Getting started Spread apart and pinch together: Spread two fingers apart to zoom in and pinch them together to zoom out on a map, web page or picture. Pinch three fingers together: On the home screen, pinch three fingers together to display screen thumbnails.
Getting started • Pick up: Pick up the phone to reduce the ring volume of incoming calls, alarms and timers. • 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.
Getting started • Double touch: Touch the screen twice to turn it on. • Draw: When your phone's screen is turned off, draw a letter to open the corresponding application. Motion control gestures may vary according to your phone model. Status icons Status icons may vary according to your region or network operator.
Getting started Receiving location data Vibration mode enabled from GPS Silence mode enabled Alarms enabled Charging Battery full Battery low Call in progress Missed calls New messages New emails New voicemail Selecting an input method Wi-Fi network available Connected to a Wi-Fi Uploading data network Downloading data...
Getting started Home Your home screens are where you can find your favourite widgets and all your applications. We did away with the application list to give you a more convenient and direct path to your applications. Status bar: displays notifications and icons. Swipe down from the status bar to open the notification panel.
Getting started Switching between home screens Running out of space on the home screen? Not to worry. Your phone lets you create additional home screens. Auto-rotate screen If you rotate your phone when browsing a web page or viewing a photo, your screen automatically changes between landscape and portrait views.
Getting started Organising applications and widgets on the home screen The following operations allow you to organise your application, widget or folder: • Adding a widget: On the home screen, touch and hold a blank area to display the Widgets option menu.
Getting started Notification Status indicator The status indicator on your phone indicates the following information depending on the phone's status: • Blinking red: The battery level is low. • Steady red (when charging): The battery level is low. • Steady yellow (when charging): The battery level is medium. •...
Getting started Touch to enable or disable automatic brightness. Touch the icons on the shortcuts tab to turn the functions on or off. Touch to customise the shortcut switch list. Accessing applications Starting applications and switching between them On the home screen, touch an application icon to open it. To switch to another application, touch Home to return to the home screen and then touch the icon of the application you want to open.
Getting started Changing the theme On the home screen, touch Themes. Select a theme and touch Changing the wallpaper Touch and hold a blank area on the home screen to enter editing mode. Touch Wallpapers. On the Wallpapers screen, you can: •...
Getting started Changing the font size On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Display. Touch Font size and select a font size. Texting Your phone comes with multiple text input methods. You can quickly enter text using the onscreen keyboard. •...
Getting started Huawei Swype input method Slide across letters to enter a word. Touch to switch between lowercase and uppercase letters. Touch and hold to go to the input settings screen. Touch to enter numbers and symbols. • Touch to enter a space.
Getting started Android input method • Touch to switch between lowercase and uppercase letters. • Touch and hold or quickly touch twice to turn on caps lock. Touch to enter numbers and symbols. • Touch to enter a comma. • Touch and hold to open the Input options...
Getting started Editing text You can select, cut, copy and paste text on your phone. • Select text: Touch and hold the text to bring up . Then drag to select more or less text or touch Select all to select all text in the text box.
Calls and contacts Making a call Smart dialling Smart dialling lets you quickly find contacts by entering parts of their names or numbers. On the home screen, touch Dialer. Under Dialer, enter the initials or first few letters of a contact's name or part of the contact's phone number.
Calls and contacts Making an emergency call In the event of an emergency, you will still be able to make emergency calls without using a SIM card. However, you must be in an area with network coverage. On the home screen, touch Dialer.
Calls and contacts Answering or rejecting a call When a call comes in, you can press the volume button to mute the ringtone. • Drag right to answer the call. • Drag left to reject the call. • Drag up to reject the call and send the caller a message. On the dialler screen, touch >...
Calls and contacts What you can do during a call Touch > to place the current call on hold, then touch again to resume the call. Touch to mute or unmute the microphone. Touch to start a three-way call. Make sure you have subscribed to this service before using three-way calling.
Calls and contacts Answering a third-party call Before you answer a third-party call, make sure that you have turned on call waiting. If a call comes in when you are already in another call, drag right to answer the new call and place the first call on hold. To switch between the two calls, touch >...
Calls and contacts Using the call log Records of all outgoing, incoming and missed calls are stored in your call log. Adding a contact from the call log On the home screen, touch Dialer. Under Dialer, touch beside the number you want to add. Touch You can also touch and hold the number you want to add and touch Create new contact...
Calls and contacts Call settings Enabling call forwarding Too busy to answer all your calls with one phone? Enable call forwarding to redirect calls to another number. On the home screen, touch Dialer. Under Dialer, touch > Call settings. Touch Call forwarding under Card 1 settings...
Calls and contacts Editing a contact On the home screen, touch Contacts. Touch and hold the contact you want to edit, then touch Edit. Edit the contact information. Touch Deleting a contact On the home screen, touch Contacts. Touch > Delete. Touch the contacts you want to delete or touch Select all to select all...
Calls and contacts Importing or exporting contacts Your phone supports contact files in .vcf format only. This is a standard contact file format. Contact names, addresses, phone numbers and other information can be saved as .vcf files. Importing contacts from a storage device On the home screen, touch Contacts.
Calls and contacts When the two devices are connected, your phone automatically imports the .vcf file from the other device. Importing contacts using Wi-Fi Direct On the home screen, touch Contacts. Touch > Import/Export > Import via Wi-Fi Direct. The phone then prompts you to turn on Wi-Fi and scans for Wi-Fi Direct devices.
Calls and contacts Sharing a contact On the home screen, touch Contacts. Touch > Import/Export > Share contacts. Touch the contacts you want to share or touch Select all to select all contacts. Touch , select a sharing mode, then follow the onscreen prompts to share the contact.
Calls and contacts Editing a contact group On the home screen, touch Contacts. Touch Groups and select the group you want to edit. Touch to add a new member to the group. Touch . You can then: • Touch Remove members to delete a member from the group.
Messaging and email Sending a text message On the home screen, touch Messaging. In the list of message threads, touch Touch the recipient text box and enter the contact name or phone number. You can also touch to enter the contact list screen and choose a contact or contact group.
Messaging and email Managing messages Forwarding a message On the home screen, touch Messaging. In the list of message threads, touch a contact name or phone number to view the conversation thread. Touch and hold the message you want to forward, and touch Touch the recipient text box and enter the contact name or phone number.
Messaging and email Deleting a thread On the home screen, touch Messaging. From the message list, touch and hold the thread you want to delete, then touch Adding an email account Adding a POP3 or IMAP email account Certain parameters must be set when you add a POP3 or IMAP email account. For details, contact your email service provider.
Messaging and email Follow the onscreen prompts to configure the email settings. The system then automatically connects to the server and checks server settings. When the Exchange account has been set up, the Inbox screen is displayed. Sending an email On the home screen, touch Email.
Messaging and email Setting up an account Switching between email accounts If you have logged into multiple email accounts on your phone, switch to the one you want to use before you view or send emails. On the home screen, touch Email.
Camera and Gallery Capture screen Touch to set the flash mode. Swipe left or right to switch the capture mode. Touch to view your photos and videos. • Touch to switch to photo mode. • Touch and hold to take burst shots. Release your finger to stop shooting.
Camera and Gallery Touch to switch between the rear and front cameras. Touch for more options. Taking a photo On the home screen, touch Camera. Frame the scene you want to capture. Your phone will automatically determine a focal point. You can also touch a point on the screen to focus the camera on it.
Camera and Gallery • Capture smiles: Touch and enable this under Capture smiles. Your camera will automatically take a photo when it detects a smile. • Object tracking: Touch and enable this under Object tracking. Touch an object on the capture screen. Your camera will keep it as the focal point while capturing a photo.
Camera and Gallery Taking a photo using audio control On the home screen, touch Camera. Touch > > Audio control. Touch Audio control to switch to audio control mode. Frame the scene you want to capture. Your phone will take a photo when the surrounding noise reaches a certain decibel level.
Camera and Gallery Video shooting mode On the video shooting screen, touch > to select a video shooting mode. • Beauty mode: Enable automatic beauty mode while recording. • Object tracking: Select an object as a focal point while recording. •...
Camera and Gallery Gallery Displaying photos in timeline mode On the home screen, touch Gallery. Touch at the bottom of your screen to display your photos in list or timeline mode. Playing a slideshow On the home screen, touch Gallery. View the album in timeline mode and touch >...
Camera and Gallery Deleting a photo On the home screen, touch Gallery. Touch the photo you want to delete and then touch > Delete. Sharing a photo or video You can share your photos or videos in various ways. On the home screen, touch Gallery.
Music and video Adding songs You can copy songs to your phone so that you can listen to them wherever you are. Add songs to your phone by: • Copying songs from your computer using the USB cable. For details, see mode.
Music and video Listening to music On the home screen, touch Music. Select a category. Touch the song you want to play. Touch the playing song to enter the main playback interface. • Swipe left or right to switch between the album cover, playlist and lyrics.
Music and video When a song is playing, touch Home to exit the playback screen without stopping the song. To return to the music playback screen, open the notification panel and touch the playing song. Creating a playlist On the home screen, touch Music.
Music and video Setting a song as the ringtone Want to hear your favourite song whenever you receive a call? Just make it your ringtone. On the home screen, touch Music. Select a category. On the song list screen, touch next to the song and then touch Set as phone...
Music and video • Swipe left or right to fast forward or replay the video. • Swipe up or down on the left side of the screen to adjust the screen brightness. • Swipe up or down on the right side of the screen to adjust the volume.
Network and sharing Turning on mobile data On the home screen, touch Settings then All. Wireless & Under networks, touch More. Touch Mobile networks. Touch Data enabled to enable your phone's mobile data service. When you don't need to access the Internet, turn off mobile data to save battery power and reduce mobile data usage.
Network and sharing Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using WPS Wi-Fi protected setup (WPS) lets you quickly connect to a Wi-Fi network. Simply press the WPS button or enter the PIN to connect your phone to a Wi- Fi router that supports WPS. On the home screen, touch Settings.
Network and sharing Wi-Fi hotspot Your phone can act as a Wi-Fi hotspot for other devices by sharing its mobile data connection. On the home screen, touch Settings then the tab. Wireless & Under networks, touch More. Tethering & portable hotspot Touch >...
Network and sharing Transferring data through Bluetooth Turning on Bluetooth and pairing your phone with another Bluetooth device On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Bluetooth. Touch Turn on Bluetooth to turn on Bluetooth. Your phone will automatically search for and display available Bluetooth devices. Touch a device and follow the onscreen prompts to pair it with your phone.
Network and sharing Receiving a file using Bluetooth When your phone receives a file transfer request, a File transfer dialogue box will be displayed. Touch Accept to start receiving the file. Open your notification panel and touch Notifications to check the file transfer progress. By default, received files are saved to the bluetooth folder in Files.
Windows Media Player. HiSuite mode HiSuite is a file transfer application developed by Huawei that lets you back up, synchronise and transfer data between your phone and computer. Use a USB cable to connect your phone to the computer.
Compatible USB storage devices include USB flash drives, card readers and phones that have a microSD card inserted. To purchase a USB OTG cable, please contact an authorised Huawei retailer or your device vendor. USB cable...
Android TV Box manual. Huawei Beam Huawei Beam lets you quickly share data between two Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled phones. To beam a web page or contact to another phone, place the two phones back to back and touch the content.
Huawei Beam. Sharing a web page or contact through Huawei Beam Before you use Huawei Beam to share a web page or contact, make sure that both phones are not locked and that NFC and Huawei Beam are enabled.
Applications Managing applications Downloading applications A wide selection of applications are available from a variety of sources. You can: • Download applications from App Centre. • Download applications from web pages using the browser on your phone. • Download applications using a computer, and copy the applications to your phone.
Applications System applications can't be shared. Uninstalling an application On the home screen, touch and hold the icon of the application you want to uninstall until is displayed at the top of the screen. Drag the icon to and follow the onscreen prompts to uninstall the application.
Applications Backing up data to a USB storage device only applies to phones that support USB OTG cables. For details about how to connect your phone to a USB storage device, see Transferring data between your phone and a USB storage device.
Applications Adding a remote control Your phone's Smart Controller is compatible with a number of different home appliances. Add a remote control for a supported home appliance to control it with your phone. On the home screen, touch Tools > Smart Controller.
Applications When customising a remote control, make sure the infrared sensor of the target remote control and that of your phone are about 5 cm apart. Deleting a remote control On the home screen, touch Tools > Smart Controller. Touch and hold the remote control you want to delete, then touch Delete. When prompted, touch Delete.
Applications Power saving On the home screen, touch Phone Manager. Touch Power saving to check your phone's power consumption and extend your phone's standby time. You can switch to different power saving modes as required. Harassment filter On the home screen, touch Phone Manager.
Applications Viewing the calendar On the home screen, touch Calendar. On the Calendar screen, you can: • Touch Month, Week to switch between month, week and day views. • On the month view, swipe left or right to switch between months. •...
Applications • Configure alarm settings: Touch , and set the snooze duration, whether the alarm rings in silent mode and what the volume buttons do when pressed. • Delete an alarm: Touch and hold the alarm you want to delete and then touch Using the world clock On the home screen, touch...
Applications Timer On the home screen, touch Clock. Under Timer, drag the red dot clockwise to set the countdown time. Touch to set a ringtone for the timer. When you are done, touch to start the timer. When the timer ends, your phone plays the timer ringtone and starts overtime timing.
Applications Updating the weather On the home screen, touch Tools > Weather. Swipe left or right to find the city whose weather you want to update. Swipe down from the top of your screen to manually update the weather. You can also set the weather to automatic update mode. Touch >...
Applications FM radio Connect a headset to the phone; the FM radio uses the headset as its antenna. Searching for stations On the home screen, touch Tools > Radio. Touch > to search for and save available stations. Your phone will automatically search for and save stations the first time you turn on the FM radio.
Applications Touch to go to the next station. Touch to add the current station to your favourites. Touch to search and view the station list, view your favourite stations and set a timer for turning off the FM radio.
Phone settings Turning on location services Before you use a map or navigation application, make sure you have turned on location services. On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Location access. Touch Access my location to turn on your phone's location services. Touch Location mode.
Phone settings • Touch Card 1 phone ringtone Card 2 phone ringtone to select a ringtone. • Touch Default notification tone to set a notification tone. • Touch System to turn the notification tone or vibration on or off when you touch or lock the screen, dial a number and more.
Phone settings Turning on one-hand UI One-hand UI makes using a phone with a large screen much easier. On the home screen, touch Settings then the tab. Under Smart assistance, touch More. Touch One-hand Touch One-hand UI to turn on one-hand UI. When one-hand UI is turned on, touch the arrow on either side of the screen to move the dialler or other operation area to the side of your choice.
Phone settings From the expanded menu, you can: • Touch to return to the previous screen or exit the current application. • Touch to return to the home screen. • Touch to display a list of recently used applications. • Touch to lock the screen.
Phone settings Setting a screen unlock pattern On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Security. Touch Screen lock > Pattern. Connect at least four dots to draw a pattern and then draw the pattern again to confirm. Set a screen unlock PIN as an alternative method to unlock your phone should you forget your unlock pattern.
Phone settings Turning aeroplane mode on or off Your phone's signal reception or transmission may interfere with an aeroplane's flight system. Power off your phone or switch to aeroplane mode as required when you are on a flight. In aeroplane mode, your phone's wireless features are disabled, but you can still listen to music or play games using your phone.
Phone settings Generally, SIM cards only allow a limited number of consecutive attempts if an incorrect PIN is entered. If this limit is exceeded, you must enter a PIN unblocking key (PUK), which you can obtain from your network operator. The number of consecutive PUK code attempts is also limited.
Using unauthorised third-party software to update your phone may damage your phone or put your personal information at risk. It is recommended that you update through your phone's online update feature or download official update packages from Huawei's official website. •...
Phone settings Online updates may incur excessive data charges. You are advised to update over a Wi-Fi network. Setting the date and time On the home screen, touch Settings. Date & Under All, touch time. Date & time On the screen, you can: •...
Phone settings Accessibility You can turn accessibility features on or off, such as zoom magnification and large font. On the home screen, touch Settings. Under All, touch Accessibility. Select the accessibility features you want to enable.
Safety information This section contains important information about how to use your device safely and how it operates. Read this information carefully before using your device. Electronic device Do not use your device if its use is prohibited or if it may cause danger or interference with other electronic devices.
Safety information • Do not store or transport the device in containers with flammable liquids, gases, or explosives. Traffic safety • Adhere to local laws and regulations while using the device. To reduce the risk of accidents, do not use your device while driving. •...
Safety information • If the device overheats, close any opened applications or stop using it until it cools down. If skin is exposed to an overheated device for an extended period, low-temperature burn symptoms, such as red spots or darker pigmentation, may occur.
Safety information • Unplug the charger from the electric socket and from the device when not in use. • Do not drop or cause an impact to the charger. • If the power cable is damaged or the plug is loose, stop using it immediately.
Safety information • If battery deformation occurs, it changes colour, or it overheats while charging or storing, stop using the device immediately and remove the battery. Continued use may lead to battery leakage, fire, or explosion. • Do not dispose of batteries in fire as they may explode. Damaged batteries may also explode.
Safety information • Do not place magnetic stripe cards, such as bankcards and phone cards, near the device for extended periods of time. Otherwise, these cards may be damaged. • Do not dismantle or attempt to modify the device or its accessories. This voids the warranty and releases the manufacturer from liability for damage.
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