Alcatel OT-981A User Guide

Alcatel OT-981A Manual

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    ... ...18 Using Hardware Keyboard...27 Using Onscreen Keyboard ...28 Text editing ...28 Phone ...29 Call log ...33 Contacts ...34 Google Messaging...Connecting to virtual private networks ...75 2 Text input ...27 2.1 2.2 2.3 3 phone call, Call log and Contacts ...29 3.1 3.2...
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    7 Android Market ...77 7.1 7.2 7.3 Locate the item you want to download and install ...77 Download and install ...78 Manage your downloads ...80 Camera/Camcorder/ ...82 Gallery ...85 YouTube ...87 Music ...88 Get My Location ...91 Search ...
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    ...123 Date & time ...124 About cellphone ...125 12 Making the most of your cellphone ...126 12.1 PC suite ...126 13 Alcatel Mobile Phones Limited Warranty ...127 14 Accessories ...129 15 Troubleshooting ...130 16 Specifications ...134 3
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    ..., which may result as a consequence of improper use or use contrary to the instructions contained herein. • TRAFFIC ... off when you are near gas or flammable liquids. Strictly obey all signs and instructions ... while small children use your cellphone. When replacing the cover please note that your ...
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    ... Parents should monitor their children's use of video games or other features that incorporate flashing ... precautions: - Play at the farthest distance possible from the screen. When you play games on your cellphone, ..., stop the game and see a doctor. Prolonged exposure to music at full volume using ...
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    ...: - Do not attempt to open the battery (due to the risk of toxic fumes and burns).... IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS Home A.C./ Travel chargers... office equipment use. Due to different applicable electrical specifications, a charger you purchased...
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    .... The highest SAR value for this model cellphone when tested is 0.883 W/Kg (OT-980A), 0.701 W/ Kg (OT-... ear and 1.11 W/Kg (OT-980A), 1.16 W/Kg (OT-981A) for use close to the body. While ... energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio...
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    ... names are those of their respective owners. OT-980A/OT-981A Bluetooth QD ID B016877 ... Hearing Aid", to assist hearing device users in finding phones that may be compatible with their hearing ..."Hearing Aid Compatibility with Mobile Phones" leaflet or visit our website http://www.alcatel-mobilephones....
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    General information ...• Website: www.alcatel-mobilephones.com • Hot Line Number: In the United States, call 877-702-....com Your cellphone is a transceiver that operates on following networks: OT-980A: GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks in ...) UMTS in dual-band (850/1900 MHz) OT-981A: GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks in ...
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    Disclaimer There may be certain differences between the user manual description and the cellphone's operation, depending on the software release of your cellphone or specific operator services. TCT Mobile shall not be held legally responsible for such differences, if...
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    ... may vary depending on the countries and the operators where the handset is used; in no event shall the list of possible applications and software provided with the handsets be considered as an undertaking from TCT Mobile; it shall remain merely as information ...
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    1 1.1 Your cellphone ...Keys and connectors Touchscreen Headset connector Volume up Volume down Call key Menu key End key Back key Home key Micro-USB connector Search key Left/Right navigation keys 12
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    ...Log • Return to current call screen if the user navigates to other applications during call....extended. Long press: Enter the recently used applications list. Go back to the previous menu ...cellphone is off, power on the cellphone. When cellphone is on, enter Phone options: Silent mode, Airplane mode,...
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    1.2 Getting started 1.2.1 Set-up Removing or installing the back cover Inserting or removing the SIM card (1) You must insert your SIM card to make phone calls. Please power off your cellphone and remove battery before inserting or removing the SIM ...
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    Installing or removing the battery • Insert and click the battery into place, then close the cellphone cover. • Unclip the cover, then remove the battery. Installing and ... unlocked. To remove the microSD card while the cellphone is on, you must unmount the storage card from the cellphone ...
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    Charging the battery Standard charger UK charger Connect the battery charger. • Charging may take about 20 minutes to start...electric extension cables). • When using your cellphone for the first time, charge the battery fully (approximately 3 hours). You are advised to fully charge the battery ...
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    ... in a safe place when not in use. Set up your cellphone for the first time The first time you power on the ..., contacts, calendar and other Google applications (1). • Enter your user name and password, then touch Sign in. If you forget your password, you can go to http://www.google.com/ to retrieve...
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    ... options appear, select Power off. 1.3 Home screen You can bring all the items (applications, shortcuts, folders and widgets) you love or use most frequently to your Home screen for... Small dots at the lower left and right of the screen indicate which screen you are viewing. 18
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    1.3.1 Using the touchscreen Touch To access an application, touch it with your finger. Touch and Hold To enter the available options for an ...the cellphone sideways to have a better screen view. 1.3.2 Status bar From status bar, you can view both cellphone status (to the right side) and notification ...
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    Status icons GPRS connected GPRS in use EDGE connected EDGE in use 3G connected 3G in use HSPA (3G+) connected HSPA (3G+) in use Connected to a Wi-Fi network Bluetooth is on ... low Battery is low Battery is partially drained Battery is full Battery is charging GPS is on Receiving location data from...
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    ...Gmail message New text or multimedia message Problem with text or multimedia message delivery New ...New voicemail Upcoming event Data is synchronizing Problem with sign-in or synchronization microSD card is full ... data Download finished Connected to VPN Disconnected from VPN System update available 21...
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    ... and drag up to close it. From Notification panel, you can open items and other reminders indicated by notification icons or view wireless service information. Touch to clear all event-...cellphone provides a Search function which can be used to locate information within applications, the cellphone ...
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    ...key from other applications • Enter the text/phrase you want to search for. . Search by voice • Touch ...display a dialog screen. • Speak the word/phrase you want to search for. A list of search results ...screen To protect your cellphone and privacy, you can lock the cellphone screen by creating ...
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    ... Press End key once to lock the screen. To unlock cellphone screen Draw the unlock pattern you have created to wake up the screen. If you did not set the unlock screen, drag the green lock icon to the right to unlock it. Drag to the right to...
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    ... To improve the organization of the Home screen items (shortcuts, widgets), you can add them to a folder by touching and dragging them ...a range of options. Pictures includes pictures you have taken, cropped or downloaded. Wallpaper gallery includes all preset wallpapers in the cellphone. Slide left ...
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    ... recently-used applications To consult recently-used applications, you can press and hold the Home key from ... Home screen, then touch Settings\Sound & display, you can set ringer, media and cellphone ringtone ... to your preference. Besides the above two ways, you can also switch between silent mode and...
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    2 2.1 Text input ... Your cellphone is equipped with two kinds of keyboard: Hardware Keyboard and Onscreen Keyboard. Using Hardware Keyboard Slide up the cellphone to open the Hardware Keyboard. Delete key Enter key Shift key ALT key Space key Press once: Input a capitalized character Shift+...
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    ...cellphone sideways or upright to adjust the onscreen keyboard orientation. You can also adjust it by settings (Press Menu key on Home screen\Settings\Sound & display). 2.3 Text editing You can edit the text you have entered. • Touch and hold text you have entered • An option list pops up ...
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    3 3.1 Phone call, Call log and Contacts ...Phone ... 3.1.1 Placing a call The user can easily start a call using Phone. Enter this menu using one of the following two ways: • Touch Application tab from Home screen and select Phone. • Press Call ...
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    ... typing the PIN code. 3.1.2 Answering or rejecting a call When you receive an incoming call, drag the green cellphone ... Hang up the call by pressing End key. When you receive an incoming call, but don't want to answer, you may decline it by dragging the red cellphone icon to the left. The caller ...
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    ...network to avoid missing calls. It works like an answering machine that you can consult at any time. To access your voicemail, touch on Phone tab. To set... number, enter Settings\Call settings\Voicemail settings. If you receive a voicemail, a voicemail icon appears on the Status...
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    ... handle multiple calls at the same time. Swap calls When you accept two calls, press Menu key to .... The current call is put icon on hold and you have joined in the other call. Conference calls (1)..., touch icon . • Enter the cellphone number of the person you want to add to conference and press Call ...
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    3.2 Call log You can access your call memory by pressing Call key from the Home screen and touching Call log tab. ... Received calls Touch or touch & hold a contact or number to view information or further operations. You can view detailed information of a call, launch a new call or send message to a...
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    ...... Contacts enables quick and easy access to the people you want to reach. You can view and create contacts on your...contacts or other applications on the web or on your cellphone. When using Contacts for the first time you are required to add new contacts, import contacts from SIM card (please refer...
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    ... Application tab on the Home screen, then select Contacts.You can also access this feature by pressing Call .... Touch and hold a contact to display its option menu. You can also press Menu key to ..., and MicroSD card. Launch synchronization with the account you set. Select and delete unwanted contacts....
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    ... contact list screen and touch New contacts. You are required to enter the contact's name and other contact information. By scrolling up and down the screen, you can move from one field to another easily. ...s option menu, then touch Add to favorites. Or you can also touch a contact to view details ...
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    ...To change the default cellphone number, touch and hold the number you want to set as the default number from the contact's appears after details screen...option menu then touch Delete contact. Touch OK to confirm. The contact you have deleted will also be removed from other applications on cellphone or...
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    ... Communicating with your contacts From the contacts list, you can communicate with your contacts by making a...contact. You can also touch to the right side of the contact from contact details screen. Use ... on Quick contact bar depend on the information you have for the contact and the applications and ...
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    ... importing, exporting and sharing This cellphone enables you to import contacts from a SIM card/MicroSD ..., then touch Import all/ Export all. You can share a contact with others by sending ... the application to perform this action. 3.3.6 Displaying contacts You can configure which groups of contacts, ...
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    ... contacts in a single action. Touch the contact which you want to add information to, press Menu key ... key again and touch Join. At this time, you are required to select the contact whose information you ... and finally touching Add account tab. You are required to select the kind of accounts to add, ...
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    ... screen, touch the account you want to delete, then touch Remove account and confirm. Useful icons: ...on the cellphone or online will be automatically synchronized to each other. Sync manually You can synchronize an account manually on Accounts & Sync Settings screen by pressing Menu key and touching ...
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    ... Talk and Google Voice ...Google Messaging ... You can create, edit and receive SMS ... charged as several SMS.When the total number of characters you have entered is approaching the 160-character limit... top right corner of the text box to remind you how many characters are allowed to be entered in one ...
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    Sending a multimedia message MMS enables you to send video clips, images, photos, animations, slides and sounds to other compatible mobiles and e-mail addresses. An SMS will be converted to MMS automatically when media files (image, video, audio, slides, etc.) are attached or Subject or email ...
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    Touch to go to previous or next slide. Touch to preview the current slide. Touch to edit the title of this slide. 4.1.2 Manage ...the status bar to open Notification panel, touch the new message to open and read it. You can also access the Messaging application and touch the message to open. Messages...
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    ... the current message. Copy the current message content. You can paste it to the enter bar of the new message you are going to compose. 4.1.3 Adjust message settings You can... of text messages to save. • Multimedia message limit • Service center Touch to set number of multimedia messages ...
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    ...not read a multimedia message sent by you. Select to download the full MMS message (including ...and attachment) automatically to your cellphone. Otherwise, download only the MMS message header. Select ... and attachment) automatically when roaming. Otherwise, download only the MMS message header to avoid...
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    4.2 Gmail/Email The first time you set up your cellphone, you can select to use an existing Gmail or to create a ...4.2.1 Gmail ...As Google's web-based email service, Gmail is configured when you first set up your ...from one single Gmail account at a time, if you own more than one account, you...
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    ... read your emails When a new email arrives, you will be notified by a ringtone or vibration, and an icon will ... touch the new mail to read it. If you want to go back to the Inbox label while ... loop. Touch to forward the message to another person. You are required to enter the new recipient's email ...
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    Managing Gmails by Label To conveniently manage conversations and messages, you can organize them using a Label. To label a conversation when reading a... Archive To archive the email message. To display the archived messages, you can press Menu key in inbox screen and touch...
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    ...• Batch operation To add a signature text to the end of each mail you send. Select to activate a query when deleting a message or conversation,...Touch to remove the search history. Touch to open the Label screen, where you can manage conversation synchronization. Select to activate notification when...
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    ... service provider in the cellphone, you will be prompted to go to the email account settings screen to enter settings manually. Or you can touch Manual setup to directly enter the incoming and outgoing settings for the email account you are setting up. • Enter ...
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    ... Talk ... Google's instant messaging service, Google Talk, lets you communicate with your friends whenever they are connected to this service. To access this feature and sign in, touch ... then touch Talk. All friends added by using Google Talk from the web or cellphone will be displayed in...
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    ... message and finally touch Send. You can invite other friends to join ... to chat and then select the friend you want to add. When chatting with more than ... Talk ID or Gmail address of the friend you want to add, and then touch ... can select Accept or Cancel in response. You can also check all invitations...
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    ...are available: • From Friends list screen, touch and hold the friend you want to stop chatting with to open Option menu, touch End chat. •...for your choice: • To view all friends/ By default, only friends that you frequently most popular communicate with are displayed in Friends list. friends To...
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    ... function on status bar when a new message arrives. You can also set a notification ringtone by ... ringtone or select Vibrate to activate vibration alert for this service. Select to display an indicator icon along ... Google Talk account automatically every time you turn on your cellphone. Select to set ...
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    5 5.1 Google Calendar & Alarm clock & Calculator ...Google Calendar ... Use Google Calendar to keep track of important meetings, appointments, etc. To... Application tab from Home screen, then touch Calendar. 5.1.1 Multimode view You can display the Calendar in daily, weekly, monthly, or agenda view....
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    ... • Invite guests to the event. Enter the email addresses of the guests you want to invite with commas to separate. If the guests use Google Calendar, they ... touch New event to enter the event details screen of the time you have previously selected. 5.1.3 To delete or edit event To ...
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    ... ... Your cellphone has a built-in alarm clock. To access this function, touch the Application tab from Home screen, then touch Alarm Clock. A clock graphic will display on the main screen of this application by default, you may select to hide it by pressing Menu key and touching Hide clock. 58
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    ... for the alarm Select to activate vibration Touch to select days you want alarm to sound Touch to set a name for ...sounds: None, Snooze or Dismiss 5.3 Calculator ... With Calculator, you can solve many mathematical problems. To access this function, touch Application tab from Home screen, then touch...
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    ... hold CLEAR to delete all at one time. You can clear the calculator's history by pressing Menu ... Paste (1) To select all entered text To select what you want to select from entered text To delete all... select your preferred input method To paste what you have previously copied to the entering bar (1)...
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    ... Internet 6.1.1 GPRS/EDGE/3G The first time you turn on your cellphone with SIM card inserted, it will automatically configure network service: GPRS, EDGE or 3G. To check the network connection you are using, press Menu key on Home screen, then touch ...
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    To activate/deactivate Data roaming When roaming, you can decide to connect/disconnect to a data service. • Press Menu key from Home screen. • ... limit your data connection to 2G networks only To save battery and extend battery life, you can set to activate 2G networks (...
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    6.1.2 Wi-Fi Using Wi-Fi, you can connect to the Internet when your cellphone is within range of a wireless network. Wi-Fi can be ... you selected is secured, you are required to enter a password or other credentials (you may contact network operator for details). When finished, touch ...
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    ... network information. • Touch Save. When successfully connected, you cellphone will be connected automatically the next time ... connection to networks which you no longer wish to use. • Turn on Wi-Fi,... network in the dialog that opens. 6.2 Browser ... Using Browser, you can enjoy surfing the Web....
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    ... finger on the screen in any direction to locate the information you want to view. To zoom in/out of a web ...\Find on page. • Enter the text or phrase you want to find. • The first word with matching ... to the previous or next matching items. • When finished, you can touch to close the search bar....
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    To copy text on a web page You can copy text from a web page and paste it into ... More\Select text. • Place your finger at the start of the text you want to copy and then drag it to the ..., press Menu key then touch Windows. • Touch a window you want to view. To close a window, touch on the window ...
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    ... key on web page screen, then touch More\Page info). To forward the pages you have opened (press Menu key on web page screen, then touch ...on web page screen, then touch More\Share page). 6.2.2 Manage links, history, downloads To manage a link, cellphone number or address displayed on a web page • ...
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    ... a web application/view your downloads Before downloading a web application, you need to enable your cellphone ... a file, touch and hold the item you want to download, then touch Save on the menu that opens.... Menu key and touch More\ Downloads.You can clear the downloaded item list by pressing Menu key...
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    ... To bookmark a web page • Open the web page you want to bookmark. • Touch the bookmark icon at ... touch Bookmarks. • On the Bookmarks tab, touch the bookmark you want to open. • You can also touch and ...the Bookmarks tab, touch and hold the bookmark you want to edit. • Touch Edit bookmark. •...
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    6.2.4 Settings A series of settings are available for your adjustment. To access Browser settings, press Menu key from Browser screen, and touch More\ Settings. Page content settings • Text size • Default zoom • Open pages in overview • Text encoding • Block pop-up windows • Load images...
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    ...Show security warning Advanced settings • Website settings • Reset to default Touch to view advanced settings for ... Touch to clear all browser data and reset all settings to default. 71 Mark to... passwords. Mark to show warning if there is a problem with a site's security. Touch to clear locally ...
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    6.3 Connecting to Bluetooth devices Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology that you can use to exchange data, or connect to other Bluetooth devices for... change device name To make your cellphone more recognizable, you can change your cellphone name which is visible...
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    ... opens. 6.4 Connecting to a computer via USB With the USB cable, you can transfer media files and other files between ... the computer To connect your cellphone to the computer: • Download PC suite from website (www.alcatel-mobilephones.com) and install it on your computer. • Use the USB cable ...
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    ... powered off. To remove the microSD card while the cellphone is on, you must unmount the storage card from the cellphone first, ...card, USB Mass Storage & phone storage. • Touch Unmount SD card. You can now safely remove..., USB Mass Storage & phone storage. • Touch Unmount SD card. You can format a ...
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    ... Virtual private networks (VPNs) allow you to connect to the resources inside a secured local ...type of VPN to add. In the screen that opens, follow the instructions from your network administrator to configure each ...\Wireless & networks\VPN settings. • VPNs you have added are listed; touch the VPN ...
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    ... Touch Settings\Wireless & networks\VPN settings. • VPNs you have added are listed; touch & hold the VPN you want to edit. • Touch Edit network. • After finishing, press Menu key ...touch Save. To delete: • Touch and hold the VPN you want to delete, in the dialog that opens, touch Delete ...
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    7 Android Market (1) ... Android Market is an online software store, where you can download and install applications and games to your Android Powered Phone. To open Android Market: • Touch Application tab from Home screen, and then touch Market. • ...
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    Touch Apps or Games on Android Market screen to browse its contents, and then select ... download & install: • Navigate to the item you want to download, and select to enter the details screen from... you touch OK to continue, you are responsible for the results of using this item on your cellphone. 78
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    ...icon on the status bar. To open the application you have downloaded: • On Android Market screen, touch ...key. • Mark the check box if you agree with the terms of service. • Touch Buy now... of the screen. When finished, Android downloads the application. To request a refund If you are not satisfied...
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    ..., and touch OK. 7.3 Manage your downloads After you downloaded and installed an application, the ..., press Menu key and touch Downloads. Touch the application you want to uninstall for a refund, touch...to confirm. Update notification On Android Market screen, press Menu key and touch Downloads. Press...
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    Rate Open the details screen for an application, touch the stars under My review, touch the number of stars to award and confirm by touching OK. Flag You can report an inappropriate application to Android Market by flagging it. Open the details screen ...
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    ... all pictures and videos are stored is correctly installed. Also, be sure to open the protective lens cover before use to avoid it affecting your picture quality. To ... then touch Camera or Camcorder. Touch to view pictures or videos you have taken. Drag up or down to switch ...
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    ... automatically saved. Further operations when viewing a picture or a video you have taken: Touch to delete the picture or ...just taken or shot. Touch to share the picture or video you have just taken or shot by MMS, ... taking a picture or shooting a video. Touch to play the video you have just shot. 83
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    8.1.1 Settings in framing mode Before taking a photo/shooting a video, you can adjust a number of settings by pressing Menu key in framing mode and touching Settings. Camera settings: • White balance • Anti Banding • Color effect • Picture size • Brightness • Night mode Touch to adjust ...
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    ...from Home screen, then touch Gallery. Alternatively you can access it from Camera/Camcorder framing mode ... Menu key and touching Gallery. From this menu, you can access Camera or Camcorder for taking a... scroll up or down to locate the picture/video you want to view or play. • Touch the picture/video...
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    ... as contact ID or wallpaper, etc. Locate the picture you want to work on, press Menu key from ... Gallery provides multi-select function, so that you can work with pictures/ videos in batches. Press..., touch Multiselect, mark the checkbox before the file you want to work on, then perform further actions,...
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    8.3 YouTube ... YouTube is an online video-sharing service where the user can download, share and view videos. It supports a streaming function that allows you to start watching videos almost as soon as they begin downloading from the ...
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    ...Back key to return to video list. 8.4 Music ... Using this menu, you can play music files stored ...your cellphone. Music files can be downloaded from computer to MicroSD card using a USB cable. To access this ...Menu key from playback screen to display option menu, then touch Use as phone ringtone. 88
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    ... playlist, or Repeat the current track. Touch to skip to the next track in the album, playlist, or shuffle. Touch to pause/resume playback. Touch to skip to the previous track in the album, playlist, or shuffle. Adjust volume To adjust the volume, you can press Volume up and Volume down key. 89
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    ... shuffle off. 8.4.3 Working with playlists Playlists allow you to conveniently organize all the songs stored in ... delete a song or a playlist Locate the song or playlist you want to delete, touch and hold or... touch Delete. To rename a playlist Locate the playlist you want to rename, touch and hold to...
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    ... Home screen, touch Settings\Location & Security. • Mark the check box of Use wireless networks to set Wi-Fi and/or mobile networks as My Location data source. • Or mark the check box of Use GPS satellites to set GPS as My Location data source. 9.1.2 Open Google Maps and view My Location Press ...
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    ...a map, touch the plus or minus side of the zoom control , or you can also zoom in/out by double-tapping a ...a map, press Menu key and touch Search, or you can directly press Search key on ... will appear on the map highlighted by markers with letter labels. You can touch a marker to open a balloon that ...
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    9.3 Star a location Just like bookmarking a web address on the Internet, you can star any position on the map for later use. 9.3.1 How to star (or unstar) a ... opens. • Touch a location in the list to view it . Press Menu key and touch Refresh to update the list. 93
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    ...or to edit your start point by one of the following methods: entering an address, using My Location, selecting a start point on a map, ... & End. • Then select a transport mode: driving by car, using public transport, or walking directions. • Finally touch Go. • A couple of suggested routes will ...
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    9.4.2 Preview suggested routes and decide on a route more preferable or feasible to you You can preview each turn in your route in Navigation, Satellite, ... a left or right arrow to preview the next or previous leg of your route. • You can view turn-by-turn directions in a list by touching key to ...
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    ...next to the estimated time of arrival at your destination. You can also view the traffic conditions ...route, you can request an alternative route from Google Maps with turnby-turn Navigation service.... on the map. 9.5 Arrangement of Layers Layers allow you to view locations and additional information...
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    ... Clear Map on Layers screen. 9.5.4 To view more layers You can browse more layers to add to the... locations and share yours with them With Google Latitude, you can: • see your friends' locations on ...your friends with a text message, instant message, or phone call. • you can share, set, hide your ...
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    ... Menu key from maps screen. • Touch Join Latitude. When you joined Latitude, the menu item changes to Latitude...Accept, but hide my location • Don't accept You and your friend can share locations with...view yours. No locations can be shared between you and your friend. 9.6.3 To view your friends'...
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    9.6.4 To connect with your friends Select a contact, you can communicate with your friend and set privacy options. • Show on map Locate the friend's position on the map. • Chat using Google Send instant message to the friend. Talk • Send email • Directions • Hide...
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    ...: • Detect your location • Set your location Enable Latitude to detect your location automatically when you move around. Select a location on the map manually. • Hide your location Hide your location from all friends. • Turn off latitude ...
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    ...of your cellphone memory. To use it, you have to install your memory card first. See page 14 for instructions on inserting the memory card.... or audios you have captured; other data transferred via Bluetooth, USB cable, etc. When you download an application from PC to MicroSD card, you can locate the ...
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    ..., things to do and all those things you may want to keep for future reference. Existing...Home screen, then touch TaskManager. TaskManager allows you to view or terminate running processes and applications ... Touch an item from the list to play. While playing, use Pause, Forward and Back functional icons...
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    ... voice/sound for seconds/hours. To view all recordings you have made, press Menu key from ..., press Menu key to display option menu, you can touch Share to send the recording to ... recording Touch to end recording, a popup window will display for you to rename, save or discard the recorded file. Touch ...
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    ... from Home screen, then touch SyncMLClient. You have to configure your own sync-... the synchronization source at the other side. Also you might be asked to decide on the following options:... to server, and import from server What to sync: supported synchronization applications are Directory and Calendar...
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    ... of the preinstalled 3rd party applications, please refer to the leaflet provided with the cellphone. You can also download thousands more 3rd party applications by going to Android Market on your cellphone. (1) Application availability depends on...
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    ... connections including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and more. 11.1.2 Wi-Fi Using Wi-Fi you can now surf the Internet without using your SIM card whenever you are in range of a wireless network. The ...to connect your cellphone to the wireless network. For detailed instructions on using Wi-Fi, please refer to ...
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    ... provides mobile devices with access to network resources and software applications on their home network, when they connect ... open at all times, throughout the working day, as the user connects via various wireless networks, ...you can view Access point names, you can select to use only 2G networks or ...
  • Alcatel OT-981A | User Guide - Page 110
    ...select your carrier's voicemail service or another service. Voicemail Settings If you are using your carrier's voicemail service, this opens a dialog where you can enter the cellphone number to use for listening to and managing your voicemail. You can...
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    ... deaf, have bad hearing or speech impairments. After connecting the cell phone and TTY machine it connects to a relay service, which converts incoming speech to text for the person using the TTY and converts outgoing text from the TTY machine to...
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    11.3 Sound & display Use the Sound & Display settings to configure many aspects of call and ... mode • Ringer volume • Media volume • Phone ringtone • Phone vibrate • Notification ringtone • Audible touch ... Mark the check box to enable playing tones when using dial pad. Mark the check box to...
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    Display settings • Orientation • Animation • Brightness • Screen timeout Slider settings • Slider sound • Slide ringtone • Slide opens to answer • Slide opens to unlock • Slide closes to lock Mark the check box to activate playing sound when opening the slider. Touch to set your ...
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    ..., and so on. When you select this option, you're asked whether you consent to sharing your location anonymously with Google's location service. Use GPS satellites Check to use your cellphone's global positioning system (GPS) satellite ...
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    ...box to draw lines between points in the unlock pattern you draw. • Use tactile feedback Mark the check box to have the cellphone vibrate briefly as you touch each dot... screen where you can configure the PIN required to use the cellphone, and where you can change the SIM/RUIM PIN. ...
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    ...(at least 8 characters). Clear storage Touch to clear credential storage of all contents and reset its password. 11.5 Applications You use the Applications settings to view details about the applications installed on your cellphone, to manage their ...
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    ... more gray bars show what processes the running service needs and how much memory they're using (how much memory you would recover if you stopped the service). Depending on the service, when you touch it in the list it either opens a dialog in which you...
  • Alcatel OT-981A | User Guide - Page 118
    ... settings to add, remove, and manage your Google and other supported accounts. You also use these settings to control how and ... background, whether or not you are actively working in them. Unmarking this setting can save battery power and lowers (but does not eliminate) data use. Auto-...
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    ... accounts you've added to the cellphone. If you touch an account in this screen, its account screen opens.... account. For Google Accounts, it lists the kinds of data you can synchronize to the cellphone, with checkboxes so you... turn synchronizing on and off for each kind. You can also press Menu key ...
  • Alcatel OT-981A | User Guide - Page 120
    ... other accounts, your system and application settings, and any downloaded applications. Resetting the cellphone does not erase any system software updates you've downloaded or any files on your microSD card, such as music or photos. If you ...
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    ... on any MicroSD card installed in your cellphone and the amount you have used to store photos, videos, music, and other files. ... display the amount of internal phone storage used by the operating system, its components, applications (including those you downloaded), and their permanent and temporary ...
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    ... saying that cellphone memory is limited, you are required to free up space by deleting some unwanted applications, downloaded files etc. 11.8.3 USB Mass Storage Unmount/Eject ... to list available UMS Mount Points. 11.9 Search You use the Search settings to configure Google Search, Quick ...
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    ...Select Locale Touch to select language and region you want. 11.10.2 Android keyboard For ... to have the cellphone vibrate briefly each time you touch a key on the onscreen keyboard. • Sound on ... box to play a brief sound each time you touch a key on the onscreen keyboard. • Auto-capitalization ...
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    ... has a physical keyboard 11.10.4 User dictionary Touch to open a list of the words ...have the cellphone vibrate briefly as feedback as you navigate the user interface, press buttons, and ... the check box to play a sound as you navigate to the cellphone's user interface. (1) Availability depending ...
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    11.12 Text-to-speech (1) You use the Text-to-Speech settings to configure the Android ... Market and find yourself guided through the process of downloading and installing the data... select the language of the text you want the synthesizer to read. This is particularly useful in combination with Always...
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    ... displayed. Automatic Mark the check box to use network-provided values. Or unmark to set all values manually. Set date Touch to open a dialog where you can manually set the cellphone's date. Select time zone Touch to open a dialog where you can set the cellphone's ...
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    ... and operating system components you have used since you last connected the cellphone .... Legal information Touch to view legal information. User manual (1) This is where you can read ... in the cellphone. It opens with PDF viewer by default. (1) User manual availability in cellphone depends on your ...
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    12 • Contacts Making the most of your cellphone ... 12.1 PC suite You can download software upgrade for free from the website: www. alcatel-mobilephones.com. The PC suite includes: It allows you to back up contact entries so that you don't have ...
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    13 Alcatel Mobile Phones Limited Warranty ... TCT Mobile North America LTD warrants to the original retail purchaser of ... voided if any of the following conditions occur: • Non-compliance with the instructions for use or installation, or with technical and safety standards applicable in...
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    ... or exclusions may not apply to you. How to obtain Support: Contact the customer care center by calling (877-7023444) or going to www.alcatel-mobilephones.com. We have placed many self-help tools that may help you to isolate the problem and eliminate the ...
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    14 Accessories (1) ... The latest generation of Alcatel GSM cellphones offers a built-in handsfree feature that allows you to use the cellphone from ... Battery USB cable Stereo headset Only use your cellphone with the Alcatel batteries, chargers and accessories in your box....
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    ... not using your cellphone • Check the battery charge level My cellphone will not charge properly • Make sure you are using an Alcatel battery and charger provided in the box. • Make sure your battery is inserted. It must be inserted before ...
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    ... card is valid • Try selecting the available network(s) manually • Try connecting at a later time if ... Unable to make outgoing calls • Make sure you have dialled a valid number and ...not appear when a call is received • Check that you have subscribed to this service with your operator • Your ...
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    ...Check the signal strength level I am unable to use the features described in the manual • Check with your operator to make sure that your subscription includes this service I am... be full • Contact your network operator to check service availability and check MMS parameters • Verify...
  • Alcatel OT-981A | User Guide - Page 135
    ... to connect my cellphone to my computer • Install Alcatel's PC suite first of all • Open Notification panel to check if the PC Suite Agent has activated • Check that you have marked the ... system meets the requirements for Alcatel's PC Suite installation I am unable to download new files • ...
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    16 Platform Memory Specifications Qualcomm® MSM7227™ Android™ 2.1 ROM: 512 MB RAM: 256 MB Processor Dimensions (LxWxT) Weight Display Network 112.5×...320 QVGA resolution UMTS: Dual-band 850/1900 MHz (OT-980A), 1700/2100 MHz (OT-981A) GSM/GPRS/EDGE: Quad-band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz (...
  • Alcatel OT-981A | User Guide - Page 137
    ... supported formats Video supported formats Battery MP3, AAC (AAC, AAC+), AMR-NB, ... H.264 (playback only) • Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery • Capacity: 1150 mAh Expansion Slot MicroSDମ.sensor • Digital Compass Special Features Note Specifications are subject to change without prior notice....
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    ALCATEL is a trademark of Alcatel-Lucent and is used under license by TCT Mobile Limited. © Copyright 2010 TCT Mobile Limited All rights reserved TCT Mobile Limited reserves the right to alter material or technical specification without prior notice. English - CJA3171ALAAA



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