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Using Task Manager

TaskManager lets you view and stop running programs, configure thebutton, and enable the Quick Menu on the Home screen.

ToopenTaskManager:

Tap the QuickMenu button on the top right corner of the Home screen to open the Quick Menu, and then

tap .

– or –

On the Home screen, slide to the Settings tab and then tapAllSettings. On theSystem tab, tapTaskManager.

Toswitchbacktoarunningprogram:

Tap the program name in the Quick Menu.

– or –

On the Task Manager screen, tap and hold the program name on the Running tab, and then tapActivate.

ToconfiguretheExit button:

You can configure the Exit button () to shut down running programs when the button is tapped, or to just temporarily close the program screen but keep the program running.

1.On the Task Manager screen, tap the Button tab.

2.Select the Enablethe“X”buttontoendrunningprogramscheck box.

Note When theEnable the “X” button to end running programs check box is not selected, tapping theExit button will only close a program screen. The program is not ended and continues to run in the background.

3.Choose the action for shutting down programs (by tapping the button, or by tapping and holding thebutton).

4.Tap ok.

TocloserunningprogramsfromtheTaskManager:

1.On the Task Manager screen, tap the Running tab.

2.Do one of the following:

Select the check box of the programs that you want to close, and then tap StopSelected.

Tap StopAll to close all programs in the list.

Tap Menu>StopAllbutSelected to close all programs except those which check boxes are selected.

Tip

You can also close running programs from the Quick Menu on the Home screen. See “Quick Menu” on page

 

23 for details.

 

 

Toaddarunningprogramtotheexclusivelist:

If you add a running program to the ExclusiveProgramsList, it will not be closed when you tapStopSelected orStopAll and will not be listed in the Quick Menu on the Home Screen.

1.On the Task Manager screen, tap the Running tab.

2.Tap and hold the program name, and then tap AddExclusive.

Tip

To remove a program from the exclusive list, tap the Exclusive tab, select the check box of the program, and then

 

tap Remove.

 

 

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TosetthesortingpreferenceandprogramiconsizeintheQuickMenu:

1.On the Task Manager screen, tap the Others tab.

2.In SortprogramsinQuickMenuby, choose whether to sort according toProgramname orMemoryusage. The list will be sorted in ascending order.

3.In ProgramiconsizeinQuickMenu, choose whether to use Smallsizeor Largesize.

Protecting Your Device

You can help keep your data more secure by requiring a password every time the device is turned on.

Tosetadevicepassword:

1. On the Home screen, slide to theSettings tab and then tapAllSettings.

2.On the Personal tab, tapLock.

3.Select the Promptifdeviceunusedfor check box, and then specify the idle time before the device requires a password.

4.In the Passwordtype box, select the type of password you would like to use.

Tip If your device is configured to connect to a network, use an alphanumeric password for increased security.

5.Enter the password in both the Password andConfirm boxes.

6.Tap ok. The next time the device is turned on, you will be prompted to enter your password.

Notes • To ensure that you can always make emergency calls, do not begin your password with the digits of your local emergency number.

If you entered a hint, the hint will be displayed after the wrong password is entered five times.

Each time a wrong password is entered, the device response time gets longer until the device appears to be not responding.

If you forget your password, you can hard reset or clear the device memory. Before you do this, make sure you back up your data and files so that you can restore them back to your device. For more information about hard resetting the device and clearing the memory, see “Resetting Your Device” on page 115.

Managing Memory

Toseehowmuchmemoryisavailableforuse:

1. On the Home screen, slide to theSettings tab and then tapAllSettings.

2.On the System tab, tapMemory>Main tab. The amount of memory allocated to data storage versus program storage is displayed, as well as the amount of memory in use versus the available memory.

Toseetheavailableinternalstoragememory:

1. On the Home screen, slide to theSettings tab and then tapAllSettings.

2.On the Systemtab, tap Memory>StorageCardtab.

If your device is running low on memory, try the following to free memory on your device:

Close programs which are not in use.

Move files and email attachments to the internal storage.

Delete unnecessary files. Tap Start>Programs>FileExplorer. Tap and hold the file, and tapDelete.

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Delete large files. To find large files on your device, tap Start>Programs>Search. In theType list, tap

Largerthan64KB, and tap Search.

In Opera Mobile or Internet Explorer Mobile, delete temporary Internet files and clear history information.

Remove programs you no longer use.

Reset your device.

Adding and Removing Programs

Additional programs that you purchased can be installed and uninstalled on your device. Your device does not allow you to uninstall most of the preinstalled programs.

Note Before you purchase additional programs for your device, make sure that they are compatible with your device.

Toinstallaprogram:

1.Download the program to your computer (or insert the CD or disk that contains the program into your computer).

You may see a single *.exe file, a*.zip file, aSetup.exe file, or several versions of files for different device types and processors. Be sure to select only the programs designed for your device.

2.Read any installation instructions or documentation that comes with the program. Many programs provide special installation instructions.

3.Connect your device to the computer.

4.Double-clickthe installation setup file.

Touninstallaprogram:

1.Tap Start> Settings> Systemtab > RemovePrograms.

2.In the Programsinstoragememory list, select the program you want to remove, and then tapRemove.

Resetting Your Device

Soft Reset

Occasionally, you may need to reset your device. A soft (or normal) reset of your device clears all active program memory and shuts down all active programs. This can be useful when your device is running slower than normal, or a program is not performing properly. A soft reset is also necessary after the installation of some programs. If a soft reset is performed when programs are running, unsaved work will be lost.

Toperformasoftreset:

1.Pull out the stylus.

2.Remove the back cover.

3.Use the stylus to press the Reset button located at the bottom of the back side of the device. Your device restarts and displays the Home screen.

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Reset button

Hard Reset

You can also perform a hard reset (also known as a full reset). A hard reset should only be performed if a normal reset does not solve a system problem. After a hard reset, the device is restored to its default settings—theway it was when you first purchased it and turned it on. Any programs you installed, data you entered, and settings you customized on your device will be lost. Only Windows Mobile software and other preinstalled programs will remain.

Warning Your device will be set back to factory default settings. Make sure that any additional installed programs and/or user data have been backed up before you perform a hard reset.

Toperformahardreset:

1.Turn off the power.

2.Press and hold the VolumeDown and Enter keys, and then press the Power key.

3.Release the Power key, but continue pressing the VolumeDown and Enter keys until you see the following message on the screen:

This operation will delete all your personal data, and reset all settings

to manufacturer default. Press VolUp to restore manufacturer default, or press other keys to cancel.

4.Release the VolumeDown and Enter keys, and then press the VolumeUp key to perform the hard reset, or press any other button to cancel the reset.

Clearing Storage

You can also use Clear Storage to reset your device back to factory default settings or format internal storage.

1. On the Home screen, slide to theSettings tab and then tapAllSettings.

2.On the Systemtab, tap ClearStorage.

3.In the drop-downmenu, select whether toClearStorageonly,Formatinternalstorageonly, orClearstorageand formatinternalstorage.

4.Enter “1234” and then tapYes.

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Windows Update

You can update Windows Mobile on your device with the latest updates, security patches or fixes, if these are available.

TosetupWindowsUpdate:

The first time you run Windows Update, you need to set up how you want Windows Update to check for patches on the Microsoft Web site.

1. On the Home screen, slide to theSettings tab and then tapAllSettings.

2.On the Systemtab, tap WindowsUpdate.

3.On the Update Setup screen, tap Next.

4.Choose how you want to check for updates (Manual orAutomatic) and then tapNext.

Note If you selectAutomatic, you will be asked if you want to use your current data plan to check forupdates. Select or clear theUse my data plan to check for and download updates check box and tapNext.

5. Tap Finish.

Tocheckforupdates:

1. On the Home screen, slide to theSettings tab and then tapAllSettings.

2.On the Systemtab, tap WindowsUpdate.

3.Tap CheckNow.

Note Windows Mobile updates may not be available at all times. Check the Windows Mobile Web site for update information.

TochangeWindowsUpdateoptions:

1. On the Home screen, slide to theSettings tab and then tapAllSettings.

2.On the Systemtab, tap WindowsUpdate.

3.Tap Menu and select the option you want to change.

Tap Connections to change how the device connects to the Internet when checking for updates.

Tap ChangeSchedule to change how Windows Update checks for Windows Mobile updates.

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Using the Strap Holder

The strap holder at the bottom panel of your device allows you to attach a wrist strap, neck lanyard, or string accessory.

Toattachastrap,lanyardorstringaccessorytothestrapholder:

1.Remove the back cover.

2.Insert the loop of the strap, lanyard, or string accessory through the strap holder hole on the back cover.

Tip To pass a loop through the strap holder easier, push the loop into the strap holder hole using a pointed object such as a needle or toothpick.

3.Use the stylus to pry off the rubber cap on the small hook at the bottom of the back side of the device, and then attach the loop over the small hook.

4.Slightly pull the strap, lanyard, or string accessory to fix it securely in place, and then replace the rubber cap.

5.Replace the back cover.

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Section 3

Sprint Service

Section 3A

Sprint Service Features: The Basics

UsingVoicemail(page120)

UsingSMSTextMessaging(page123)

UsingCallerID(page125)

RespondingtoCallWaiting(page126)

MakingaThree-WayCall(page126)

UsingCallForwarding(page126)

Nowthatyou’veexploredyourdevice’sfundamentals,it’stimetolearnaboutthecallingfeaturesthatenhanceyourSprint service. This section outlines your basic Sprint service features.

Using Voicemail

Setting Up Your Voicemail

For instructions on how to set up your voicemail, see “Setting Up Your Voicemail” on page 5.

Voicemail Notification

There are several ways your device alerts you to a new voicemail message:

By displaying the voicemail icon ( ) in the title bar and apop-upmessage.

By displaying the number of voicemails on the TouchFLO 3D Home tab.

By sounding the assigned alert or ringer type

By showing a white light flashing twice at the top and bottom of the LED ring of the Navigation Control.

New Voicemail Message Alerts

When you receive a new voice message, your device alerts you that you have voicemail.

Tocallyourvoicemail:

The number of new voicemails is shown on the TouchFLO 3D Home tab. Tap it to call your voicemail.

— or —

Press the Talkkey to display the Phone screen, and then tap and hold on the Phone keypad.

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Retrieving Your Voicemail Messages

You can listen to voice messages directly from your device or from any other touch-tonephone.

Note When you are roaming off the Sprint National Network, you may not receive notification of new voicemail messages. It is recommended that you periodically check your voicemail by dialing 1 + area code + your wireless phone number. When your voicemail answers, pressand enter your passcode. You will be charged roaming rates when accessing voicemail while roaming off the Sprint National Network.

Your device accepts messages even when it is turned off. However, you are notified of new messages only when your device is turned on and you are in a Sprint service area.

UsingOne-TouchMessageAccess

Press the Talk key to display the Phone screen, and then tap and hold on the Phone keypad.

UsingAnotherPhonetoAccessMessages

1.Dial your wireless phone number.

2.When your voicemail answers, press *.

3.Enter your passcode.

Tip

When you call into voicemail, you first hear the header information (date, time, and sender information) for the

 

message. To skip directly to the message, press

during the header.

 

 

 

VoicemailKeyGuide

Below are some Phone keypad functions that you can use while listening to voicemail messages. For further details and menu options, see “Voicemail Menu Key” on page 122.

Date/Time

Send Reply

Advance

Replay

Rewind

Forward

Erase

Return Call

Save

Cancel

Help

Skip

Voicemail-to-VoicemailMessageReply

Reply to a voice message received from any other Sprint Voicemail user.

1.After listening to a voice message, tap on the Phone keypad.

2.Follow the voice prompts to record and send your reply.

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UsingExpertMode

Using the Expert Mode setting for your personal voicemail box helps you navigate through the voicemail system more quickly by shortening the voice prompts you hear at each level.

1.Tap and hold to access your voicemail. (If your voicemail box contains any new messages, tap

to access the main voicemail menu.)

2.Tap to change your Personal Options, following the system prompts.

3.Tap for Expert Mode.

4.Tap to turn Expert Mode on or off.

Voicemail-to-VoicemailMessageForwarding

Forward a voice message, except those marked “Private,” to other Sprint Voicemail users.

1.After listening to a voice message, tap on the Phone keypad.

2.Follow the voice prompts to enter the phone number.

3.Follow the voice prompts to record your introduction and forward the voice message.

ExtendedAbsenceGreeting

When your device is turned off or you are off the Sprint National Network for an extended period, your device can play this greeting instead of your normal personal greeting.

1.From the main voicemail menu, tap on the Phone keypad for Personal Options.

2.Tap for Greetings.

3.Tap to record an Extended Absence Greeting.

Voicemail Menu Key

Following the prompts on the voicemail system, you can use the keypad on the Phone screen to navigate through the voicemail menu. The following list outlines the voicemail menu structure.

Listen

Date and Time Information

Send a Reply Message

Advance a Few Seconds

Replay

Rewind a Few Seconds

Forward Message

Erase

Return This Call

Save

Options

Skip to the Next Message

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Send a Message

Personal Options

Settings

Skip Passcode

Autoplay

Play Back Date, Time, and Caller Info.

Change Passcode

Group Distribution Lists

Numeric Paging

Return to Personal Options Menu

Greetings

Personal Greetings

Name Announcement

Extended Absence Greeting

Return to Personal Options Menu

Expert Mode

Place a Call

Exit

Using SMS Text Messaging

With SMS Text Messaging, you can send and receive instant text messages between your device and another messaging-readydevice. When you receive a new text message, it will notify you by sounding the assigned alert or ringer type and then displaying the SMS icon () in the title bar.

In addition, SMS Text Messaging includes a variety of preset messages, such as “I’m running late,” “I’ll be right there,” and more, which make composing messages fast and easy. You can use your device to customize your own preset messages (up to 160 characters).

Creating a New Text Message

FromtheTouchFLO3DHomeScreen

1.On the Home screen, slide to the Messages tab.

2.Touch the New icon () on the upper right side of the screen.

Tip To send a text message to a favorite contact, first select the photo of the desired contact in thePeople tab to open his or her contact card and then touchSend text message. For more information about working with favorite contacts, see“People” on page 40.

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FromtheMessagingScreen

1.Tap Start>Messaging>TextMessages.

2.Tap Menu>New.

FromtheContactsScreen

1.Tap Start>Contacts.

2.Tap the contact’s name to open his or her contact card.

3.Touch Sendtextmessage.

Composing and Sending a Text Message

After creating a new text message, follow the steps below to enter your message and then send it.

1. To add recipients, enter their mobile phone numbers in theTo field, separating them with a semicolon. You can also tapTo or tapMenu>AddRecipient to add mobile phone numbers from Contacts.

2. Enter your message.

Tip To choose from preset messages, tapMenu > My Text and tap a desired message. To check the spelling, tap

Menu > Spell Check.

3. TapSend.

Tips • For more information about entering text and symbols, see“Entering Text” on page 54.

If you want to know when a text message is received, before sending the message that you are composing, tap Menu > Message Options..., and then select theRequest message delivery notification check box.

To always receive a delivery notification, tap Menu > Tools > Options... in the text message list, tap

Text Messages, and then select the Request delivery notificationscheck box.

Managing Threaded Text Messages

Text messages that are sent to and received from a contact (or number) are grouped as a single thread in your inbox. Threaded text messaging lets you see exchanged messages (similar to a chat program) with a contact on the screen.

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Toreplytoatextmessage:

1.In the Text Messages inbox, tap a message thread to open it.

2.At the bottom of the screen, type your reply message and then tap Send.

Enter your reply message here

Todeleteamessageinthethread:

1.In the Text Messages inbox, tap a message thread to open it.

2.Press the Navigation Control up or down to select a message in the thread that you want to delete.

3.Tap Menu>Delete.

Todeleteallmessagesinathread:

1.In the Text Messages inbox, select a message thread by pressing the Navigation Control up or down.

2.Tap Delete.

Changing the Text Messaging Mode

By default, the Text Messaging inbox is in Threaded mode. When text messages are threaded, there are certain functions that cannot be used, such as marking messages as unread, forwarding, and moving text messages to other mailbox folders.

You can change the Text Messaging inbox to Classic mode so that each text message will be individually stored in the inbox and you can use theabove-mentionedfunctions with your text messages.

TochangetheTextMessaginginboxtoClassicmode:

1.Tap Start>Settings>Systemtab>TextMessaging.

2.In TextMessagingLayout, select Classic.

3.Reset your device. See “Soft Reset” on page 115 for instructions on how to reset.

Using Caller ID

Caller ID allows people to identify a caller before answering the phone by displaying the number of the incoming call. If you do not want your number displayed when you make a call, follow these steps.

1.Press the Talk key to display the Phone screen.

2.Tap on the Phone keypad.

3.Enter the number you want to call.

4.Press the Talkkey to place the call.

To permanently block your number, call Sprint Customer Service.

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Responding to Call Waiting

When you’re on a call, Call Waiting alerts you to incoming calls by sounding two beeps. Your device’s screen informs you that another call is coming in and displays the caller’s phone number (if it is available and you are in digital mode).

Torespondtoanincomingcallwhileyou’reonacall:

Press the Talkkey. (This puts the first caller on hold and answers the second call.)

Toswitchbacktothefirstcaller:

Press the Talkkey again.

Tip For those calls where you don’t want to be interrupted, you can temporarily disable Call Waiting by pressing*7 0 before placing your call. Call Waiting is automatically reactivated once you end the call.

Making a Three-WayCall

With Three-WayCalling, you can talk to two people at the same time. When using this feature, the normal airtime rates will be charged for each of the two calls.

1. Place the first call, or take an incoming call.

2. Press the Talkkey to put the first call on hold, and dial a second number.

3. When you’re connected to the second party, press the Talkkey to begin thethree-waycall.

If one of the parties in the current call hangs up, you and the remaining caller still remain connected.

If you initiated the call and are the first to hang up, all other callers are disconnected.

Using Call Forwarding

Call Forwarding lets you forward all your incoming calls to another phone number – even when your device is turned off. You can continue to make calls from your device when Call Forwarding is activated.

Note You cannot forward your calls to an international number.

ToactivateCallForwarding:

1.On the Phone keypad, tap .

2.Enter the area code and phone number to which your future calls should be forwarded.

3.Press the Talk key. (You will see a message and hear a tone to confirm the activation of Call Forwarding.)

TodeactivateCallForwarding:

1.On the Phone keypad, tap .

2.Press the Talk key. (You will see a message and hear a tone to confirm the deactivation.)

Note You are charged a higher rate for calls you have forwarded.

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Section 3B

Internet

WaysofConnectingtotheInternet(page127)

GettingStartedWithDataServices(page130)

NavigatingtheWeb(page132)

UsingWindowsLive(page137)

UsingRSSHub(page142)

UsingYourDeviceAsaModem(page146)

AccessingSprintInstantMessaging(page147)

UsingSprintPictureMail(page149)

EmailMessaging(page151)

WorkingWithCompanyEmailandMeetingAppointments(page157)

YourdeviceallowsyoutowirelesslyconnecttotheInternet,andwithSprintdataservices,youhaveaccesstoadynamic varietyofdataservicesyouwillreallyuse. Data services such as email, instant messaging, Web browsing, and RSS feeds let you have fun, stay in touch, and stay informed no matter where you go on the Sprint National Network.

Ways of Connecting to the Internet

Your device’s networking capabilities allow you to wirelessly access the Internet or your corporate network through one of the following connections:

Wi-Fi(see“Connecting via Wi-Fi” below)

Data Services (see “Getting Started With Data Services” on page 130)

Note You can also add and set up the following connections:

VPN: A VPN connection is used to access your corporate network by using an existing Internet connection.

Proxy: A Proxy connection is used to access the Internet using an existing connection to your corporate or WAP network.

Connecting via Wi-Fi

Wi-Fiprovides wireless Internet access over distances of up to 300 feet (100 meters). To useWi-Fion your device, you need access to a wireless access point or “hotspot.”

Note The availability and range of your device’sWi-Fisignal depends on factors such as the number of walls and other objects through which the signal must pass and background interference caused by microwave ovens and other devices that generate RF signals.

TurningWi-FiOnandOff

1.On the Home screen, slide to the Settings tab.

2.Tap Communications to open the Comm Manager.

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3.On the Comm Manager screen, tap Wi-Fi to enable or disable the wireless function.

When enabled, the On indicator is activated and available wireless networks will be detected. Follow the steps in“Connecting to a Wireless Network” on page 128 to choose and connect to a wireless network.

ConnectingtoaWirelessNetwork

After Wi-Fiis turned on, your device scans for available wireless networks in your area.

1.The network names of the detected wireless networks are displayed on a pop-upmessage window. Tap the desired wireless network, and then tapOK.

Note When you select an open (unsecured) network, you will be automatically connected to the network after tappingOK. You do not need to do steps 2 and 3.

2. On the nextpop-upmessage window, do one of the following:

Tap TheInternet if the wireless network connects your device to the Internet.

– or –

Tap Work if the wireless network connects your device to a private or corporate network.

3. Enter the network key and then tapConnect.

Next time you use your device to detect wireless networks, you will not see the pop-upmessages again, and you will not be prompted to enter the network key of the previously accessed wireless network (unless you perform a hard reset or clear storage which will erase custom settings on your device).

Note Wi-Finetworks areself-discoverable,which means no additional steps are required for your device to connect to aWi-Finetwork. It may be necessary to provide a user name and password for certain closed wireless networks.

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CheckingWirelessNetworkStatus

 

 

 

You can check the current wireless connection status from any of the following screens of your device:

 

Titlebar. When you enableWi-Fion your device, theWi-FiON icon

appears on the title bar. After Wi-Fiis

 

turned on, your device scans for available wireless networks and the wireless signal icon

appears on

 

the title bar. The arrows in this icon move back and forth while your device is scanning for a wireless

 

network signal. Once your device successfully connects to a wireless network, the arrows stop moving.

Internet

WirelessLANscreen. On the Home screen, slide to the Settings tab and then tapMenu>WirelessNetworks.

 

On the Main tab, you will see the wireless network that your device is currently connected to. The

 

configuration and signal quality of the wireless network are also shown

 

 

ConfigureWirelessNetworksscreen. On the Home screen, slide to theSettings tab and then tapAllSettings. In theConnections tab, tapWi-Fi.This screen displays the wireless networks currently available. To connect to a wireless network in the list, tap and hold on the desired network, and then tapConnect. Tap a wireless network in the list to view or change its connection settings. You can also add new wireless networks, if available, by tappingAddNew.

SavingBatteryPowerWhileUsingWi-Fi

Using Wi-Fiquickly consumes battery power. Turn offWi-Fiwhen not in use. You can also enable power saving settings.

1.On the Home screen, slide to the Settings tab.

2.On the Settings screen, tap Menu>WirelessNetworks>PowerMode tab.

3.On the PowerMode tab, move thePowerSaveMode slider to a position that optimizes performance with the least power consumption.

For example, move the slider to the left (BestPerformance) to have the optimal wireless network performance; move to the right (BestBattery) to obtain the maximum battery usage.

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Getting Started With Data Services

Sprint enhances data services with increased broadband speed, and gives you clearer, high-qualityvisuals and sound when you preview videos and music online. It also offers you exciting services such as Sprint TV, the Sprint Music Store, and YouTube. (For more information about Sprint TV, the Sprint Music Store, and YouTube, see“Entertainment: TV, Music, and Video” on page 164.)

Data Services

Here is a brief list of the data services available for your device. For more information, please visit us online at www.sprint.com.

SprintPictureMail – Take photos or capture videos and then send them as picture messages from your device(page 149).

Messaging – Send and receive email messages(page 151) and instant messages(page 147) on your device.

WebBrowsing – Experiencefull-colorgraphic versions of popular Web sites from your device. You can use the Opera Mobile(page 132) or Internet Explorer Mobile browser(page 135) to search and browse Web sites.

InformationServices – View the latest news, sports, stock quotes, travel information, and more. You can download and use Sprint’s Pocket Express(page 140), or use thebuilt-inRSS Hub program(page 142).

PhoneasModem – Use your device as ahigh-speedInternet connection for your laptop computer. Use thebuilt-inInternet Sharing program(page 146) to transform your device into a USB or Bluetooth modem for your computer.

Your User Name

When you buy your device and sign up for service, you’re automatically assigned a user name. When you use data services on your device, your user name is submitted to identify you to the Sprint National Network. Your user name will be automatically programmed into your device. You don’t have to enter it.

FindingYourUserName

If you aren’t sure what your user name is, you can easily find it on your device.

Tap Start>Settings>Systemtab >DeviceInformation>Versiontab.

Tip If you choose to change your user name and select a new one online, you must then update the user name on your device. TapStart > Settings > System tab> Update Profile.

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Connecting to Data Services

 

To connect to data services and access the Internet, you can simply launch the Web browser on your

 

device. You can also connect to data services from the Connections settings screen or the Comm Manager.

 

ConnectingtoDataServicesUsingOperaMobile

Internet

Tap Start>OperaBrowser.

 

— or —

 

On the Home screen, slide to the Internet tab and then touchLaunchBrowser or the globe image.

 

Your data connection starts and the Sprint Powerdeck home page is displayed:

 

Sprint Powerdeck Home Page

ConnectingtoDataServicesfromtheConnectionsScreen

1. On the Home screen, slide to theSettings tab and then tapAllSettings.

2.On the Connectionstab, tap Connections.

3.Under the Sprintitem, tap Manageexistingconnections.

4.Tap and hold Sprint to open a shortcut menu, and then tapConnect.

ConnectingtoDataServicesfromtheCommManager

1.Do one of the following to open the Comm Manager:

On the Home screen, slide to the Settings tab and then tapCommunications.

— or —

Tap Start>Programs>CommManager.

— or —

Tap Start>Settings>Connectionstab >CommManager.

2.Tap DataConnection. The ON/OFF button turns yellow and the indicator is in the ON position when your device is connected to data services.

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DataConnectionStatusIcons

Your device displays the current status of your data connection through status icons at the top of the screen. The following symbols are used for data connections:

or

A high-speedconnection to the Sprint Mobile Broadband network (EVDO) or a Sprint

1xRTT data connection is available. These icons in conjunction with the data

 

 

connection icons below let you know what type of connection your device is using.

 

Your device has an active connection to the Sprint Mobile Broadband (EVDO) or

 

Sprint 1xRTT data network. When active, data is being transferred and you cannot

 

receive calls.

 

Your device’s data connection is idle. You can receive incoming calls.

If none of the above status icons are displayed, your device does not have a current data connection. To launch a connection, see “Connecting to Data Services” on page 131.

DisconnectingfromDataServices

1.Do one of the following to open the Comm Manager:

On the Home screen, slide to the Settings tab and then tapCommunications.

— or —

Tap Start>Programs>CommManager.

— or —

Tap Start>Settings>Connectionstab >CommManager.

2.Tap DataConnection. The ON/OFF button turns white and the indicator is in the OFF position when your device has disconnected from data services.

Navigating the Web

To search, browse, and navigate the Web on your device, you can use either the Opera Mobile or Internet Explorer Mobile application.

Using Opera Mobile

OperaMobile™ is afull-featuredInternet browser, optimized for use on your device.

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