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Your HTC One S

User guide

2 Contents

Contents

Unboxing

HTC One S

8

SIM card

9

Charging the battery

10

Switching the power on or off

10

Setting up HTC One S for the first time

11

Want some quick guidance on using your phone?

11

Your first week with your new phone

Features you'll enjoy on HTC One S

12

Home screen

13

Finger gestures

14

Sleep mode

15

Getting contacts into HTC One S

17

Making your first call

17

Sending your first text message

18

Getting photos, videos, and music on or off HTC One S

18

Copying and sharing text

19

Capturing the HTC One S screen

20

Switching between recently opened apps

20

Notifications

20

Getting to know your settings

22

Getting the battery to last longer

22

Updating the HTC One S software

22

Syncing your media and data with HTC Sync Manager

23

Camera

Camera basics

24

Taking a photo

25

Recording video

25

Taking continuous camera shots

26

Camera scenes

26

Improving portrait shots

26

Taking a group shot

27

Taking a panoramic photo

27

Using HDR

27

Shooting in low light

28

Recording videos in slow motion

28

Improving video stability

28

Changing camera and video settings

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Personalizing

Making HTC One S truly yours

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Personalizing HTC One S with scenes

30

Changing your wallpaper

31

Applying a new skin

32

Personalizing your Home screen with widgets

32

Adding apps and other shortcuts on your Home screen

33

Rearranging or removing widgets and icons on your Home screen

34

Personalizing the launch bar

35

Grouping apps into a folder

35

Rearranging the Home screen

36

Personalizing with sound sets

37

Rearranging application tabs

38

Customizing the lock screen style

39

Securing HTC One S with a personal touch

39

Phone calls

Making a call with Smart dial

40

Using Speed dial

40

Calling a phone number in a text message

41

Calling a phone number in an email

41

Calling a phone number in a Calendar event

41

Making an emergency call

41

Receiving calls

41

What can I do during a call?

43

Setting up a conference call

45

Internet calls

45

Call history

46

Home dialing

47

Call services

47

Messages

About the Messages app

48

Sending a text message (SMS)

48

Sending a multimedia message (MMS)

48

Resuming a draft message

50

Checking your messages

50

Replying to a message

51

Forwarding a message

51

WAP push messages

52

Managing message conversations

52

Backing up your text messages

53

Setting message options

54

Search and Web browser

Searching HTC One S and the Web

55

Browsing the Web

55

Private browsing

57

Adding and managing your bookmarks

57

Saving web content for later

58

Viewing your browsing history

58

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Downloading files and apps

59

Setting browser options

60

Photos, videos, and music

Gallery

61

Music

68

Movie Editor

72

Wireless Display

73

Accounts and sync

Adding your social networks, email accounts, and more

74

Adding one or more Google Accounts

74

Managing your online accounts

75

People

About the People app

76

Your contacts list

76

Setting up your profile

77

Adding a new contact

78

Importing or copying contacts

78

Merging contact information

79

Contact information and conversations

80

Contact groups

81

Adding People widgets

82

Sending contact information

83

Backing up your contacts

83

Social

Facebook for HTC Sense

85

Twitter for HTC Sense

85

About Friend Stream

85

Updating your status in Friend Stream

86

Enjoying Facebook in Friend Stream

86

Tweeting in Friend Stream

87

Chatting in Google Talk

88

Using Google+

88

Email

Gmail

89

Mail

90

Calendar

About Calendar

97

Creating an event

97

Viewing the Calendar

97

Managing Calendar events

98

Accepting or declining a meeting invitation

99

Setting reminders for your events

100

Dismissing or snoozing event reminders

100

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Showing or hiding calendars

100

Changing Calendar settings

100

Online storage and services

Dropbox

101

SkyDrive

105

HTC Watch

107

HTC Car

On the road with HTC Car

111

Playing music in HTC Car

111

Finding your way with HTC Car

112

Staying connected to your contacts

113

Changing HTC Car settings

113

Travel and maps

Location settings

114

Locations

114

Google Maps

123

Essential apps

Using the Clock

127

Checking Weather

129

Viewing a PDF

130

Working on documents

130

Taking notes

132

Completing tasks

135

Keeping track of your stocks

138

Google Play and other apps

Getting apps from Google Play

139

Watching videos on YouTube

140

Listening to FM Radio

141

Recording voice clips

141

Sharing games and apps

142

Your phone and computer

Where apps, data, and files are stored

143

Connecting your phone to a computer

143

Copying files to or from the phone storage

144

HTC Sync Manager basics

144

Playing music in HTC Sync Manager

148

Viewing photos and videos in HTC Sync Manager

149

Setting up HTC Sync Manager to recognize HTC One S

150

Setting up HTC One S to sync with your computer

150

Syncing HTC One S and your computer

154

Ripping music from a CD with HTC Sync Manager

154

Sharing your mobile data connection by USB tethering

155

Connecting to the Internet through a computer

155

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Internet connections

Data connection

156

Wi-Fi

157

Connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)

158

Using HTC One S as a wireless router

159

Bluetooth

Bluetooth basics

161

Connecting a Bluetooth headset or car kit

161

Disconnecting or unpairing from a Bluetooth device

162

Sending information using Bluetooth

163

Receiving information using Bluetooth

164

Settings and security

Turning Airplane mode on or off

166

Changing display settings

166

Changing sound settings

167

Changing the display language

168

More ways to extend battery life

169

Backing up settings to Google

169

Accessibility settings

169

Protecting your SIM card with a PIN

170

Protecting HTC One S with a screen lock

170

Encrypting data on HTC One S

171

Checking information about HTC One S

172

Managing memory

172

Other essentials

Status icons

174

Printing

175

Using the onscreen keyboard

176

Entering words with predictive text

177

Entering text by speaking

179

Entering text by tracing

179

Restarting HTC One S

180

Resetting HTC One S

180

Trademarks and copyrights

Index

7 Conventions used in this guide

Conventions used in this guide

In this user guide, we use the following symbols to indicate useful and important information:

This is a note. A note often gives additional information, such as what happens when you choose to do or not to do a certain action. A note also provides information that may only be applicable to some situations.

This is a tip. A tip gives you an alternative way to do a particular step or procedure, or lets you know of an option that you may find helpful.

This indicates important information that you need in order to accomplish a certain task or to get a feature to work properly.

This provides safety precaution information, that is, information that you need to be careful about to prevent potential problems.

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Unboxing

HTC One S

1. BACK

2. HOME

3. RECENT APPS

4. VOLUME

5. Proximity sensor

6. Front camera

7. POWER

8. 3.5mm headset jack

9. Notification LED

10. USB connector

If you want to use a screen protector, please don't cover and block the proximity sensor. You can purchase the dedicated screen protector for HTC One S that already has a small opening for the sensor.

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SIM card

HTC One S uses a microSIM card. The microSIM card contains your phone number, service details, and memory for storing phonebook contacts and/or text messages.

Inserting the SIM card

1. Open the top cover from the small opening near the POWER button.

2. Insert the SIM card.

Removing the SIM card

Make sure to switch off HTC One S before removing your SIM card.

1.Open the top cover from the small opening near the POWER button.

2.Push the SIM card in to eject it from its slot.

3.Slide the SIM card out with your thumb or finger.

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Charging the battery

Before you turn on and start using HTC One S, it is recommended that you charge the battery.

Only the power adapter and USB cable provided in the box must be used to charge the battery.

1. Insert the small end of the USB cable into the USB connector.

2.Insert the other end of the USB cable into the power adapter.

3.Plug in the power adapter to an electrical outlet to start charging the battery.

As a safety precaution, the battery stops charging if it overheats.

Switching the power on or off

Switching the power on

Press the POWER button. Easy.

When you turn on HTC One S for the first time, you’ll need to set it up.

Switching the power off

1.If the display is off, press the POWER button to turn it back on, then unlock the screen.

2.Press and hold the POWER button for a few seconds.

3.Tap Power off on the options menu.

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Setting up HTC One S for the first time

When you switch on HTC One S for the first time, you’ll be asked to set it up.

Just follow the onscreen instructions and you’ll be up and running in no time.

Some features that need to connect to the Internet such as location-basedservices andauto-syncof your online accounts may incur extra data fees. Don’t worry. You can enable or disable them in settings later on.

When HTC One S has started, you'll see Quick Tips on some screens (such as the Home screen) that will guide you in using HTC One S. The tips for a screen won't display again after you've closed them.

To view the Quick Tips again, slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap >

About > Help > Show all quick tips.

Want some quick guidance on using your phone?

Show Me helps you get the most out of HTC One S in seconds.

§Need to know how to do something right away? Just type in some keywords and get clear, up-to-dateanswers right on HTC One S.

§Ever have the feeling that you're not getting the most out of your phone? Browse through the friendly walkthroughs on Show Me to learn how. The topics range from intro to advanced and the Show Me widget even recommends topics that you might like.

To open Show Me from the Home screen, tap > Show Me.

If you haven't downloaded Show Me content yet, or if there's updated content available, just tap the download link to get it.

Searching Show Me

1.In Show Me, tap , and then enter the words you want to search for.

2.Tap a search result to jump straight to that item.

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Your first week with your new phone

Features you'll enjoy on HTC One S

HTC One S gives you an amazing camera, great sound experience, and more.

Capture every moment as it happens

Launch the camera from the lock screen and take your shots instantly with no delay. Here are some of the great camera features you can use:

§With Video Pic, you can snap a picture while you're shooting video. See Taking a photo while recording a video on page 26.

You can also capture a photo from a previously recorded video. See Taking a photo while watching a video on page 62.

§With a single press of the shutter button, take three shots of your subject at different exposures and combine them into a nice, evenly exposed photo. See Using HDR on page 27.

§Use Continuous shooting mode to capture 20 consecutive shots or more. See Taking continuous camera shots on page 26.

Beats By Dr. Dre Audio™

Beats Audiointegration gives you a rich, authentic sound experience, whether you’re listening to music, watching a YouTube® video, or playing a game. To find out more, seeMaking your music sound better on page 69.

Dropbox integration with HTC Sense

Always have access to your photos, videos, and documents anywhere by storing them in Dropbox. When you set up your Dropbox account from HTC One S, you can even get an additional 23 GB of free Dropbox storage for two years. To find out how, see Using Dropbox on HTC One S on page 101.

HTC Car

With the HTC Car app, keep yourself entertained while finding your way on the road. You can use turn-by-turnnavigation, browse maps, take calls, and listen to music or Internet radio. To find out more, seeHTC Car on page 111.

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Rich and seamless browsing experience

Enjoy HTML5 and Flash® content on the go. And no more panning left and right. The web browser's text reflow automatically adjusts text to the width of your screen. To find out more about using the web browser, seeBrowsing the Web on page 55.

You can also keep a copy of what you're browsing so you can read it later even without an Internet connection. See Saving web content for later on page 58.

Smart dial

The phone dialer’s Smart dial feature makes it quick and easy for you to place a call. Just enter the phone number or first few letters of the contact name. See Making a call with Smart dial on page 40.

Home screen

Your Home screen is where you make HTC One S your own. You can add your favorite applications, shortcuts, folders and widgets so they’re always just a tap away. To find out how, see Personalizing on page 30.

Extended Home screen

As you start to do more things with HTC One S, you might find that one Home screen is not enough. No problem.

Slide your finger horizontally to the left or right on the screen and you’ll discover more space for adding icons, widgets, and more.

Press to return to the main Home screen.

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Using Leap view

§To jump straight to the screen that you want, press or pinch the screen to show the Leap view. It reveals all Home screens as thumbnails. Just tap the one you want and you’ll leap right there.

§In Leap view, if there's space to add a new screen, you can tap Add panel to do so. An empty Home screen appears and you can start customizing from there.

Finger gestures

Tap

When you want to type using the keyboard, select items onscreen

 

such as application and settings icons, or press onscreen buttons,

 

simply tap them with your finger.

Press and

To open the available options for an item (for example, a contact or

hold

link in a webpage), simply press and hold the item.

Swipe or

To swipe or slide means to quickly drag your finger vertically or

slide

horizontally across the screen.

Drag

Press and hold your finger with some pressure before you start to

 

drag. While dragging, do not release your finger until you have

 

reached the target position.

Flick

Flicking the screen is similar to swiping, except that you need to swipe

 

your finger in light, quicker strokes, such as when flicking the contacts

 

or message list.

Rotate

For most screens, you can automatically change the screen

 

orientation from portrait to landscape by turning HTC One S sideways.

 

When entering text, you can turn HTC One S sideways to bring up a

 

bigger keyboard.

 

 

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Pinch

In some apps, like Gallery or the web browser, you can “pinch” the

 

screen using two fingers (for example, thumb and index finger) to

 

zoom in or zoom out when viewing a picture or a webpage.

Two-finger

In some apps that have sorting, like Mail or People, you can use two

scrolling

fingers to scroll the screen. The screen displays the sorting order, and

 

you can easily scroll to the information you want.

Press and

On the Home screen, you can easily move a widget or icon from one

flick

screen to another. Press and hold the widget or icon with one finger,

 

and flick the screen to the new location with another finger.

 

 

Sleep mode

Sleep mode saves battery power by putting HTC One S into a low power state while the display is off. It also stops accidental button presses when HTC One S is in your bag. You’ll still receive messages and calls though, and missed calls and messages appear on the lock screen.

To prevent missed calls or messages from appearing on the lock screen, slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap > Privacy.

Switching to Sleep mode

Briefly press the POWER button to turn off the display and switch to Sleep mode. HTC One S also automatically goes into Sleep mode when it’s idle for a while.

Waking up from Sleep mode

To wake HTC One S up manually, press the POWER button. You’ll need to unlock the screen.

HTC One S automatically wakes up when you have an incoming call.

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Unlocking the screen

Pull the ring up to unlock the screen.

If you have set up a screen unlock pattern, pin, or password, you will be asked to draw the pattern on the screen or enter the PIN or password before it unlocks.

If you've set an event reminder or an alarm, you can drag orto the ring to snooze or dismiss the event or alarm.

Opening an app or folder from the lock screen

§On the lock screen, drag an app or folder icon to the ring to unlock the screen and directly go to the app or folder.

The shortcuts on the lock screen are the same ones on your Home screen's launch bar. To change the lock screen shortcuts, replace the apps or folders on the launch bar.

§When there's a notification or info shown on the lock screen such as a missed call or new message, you can drag it to the ring to directly go to its app.

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Getting contacts into HTC One S

There are several ways you can add contacts to HTC One S. You can sync HTC One S with contacts from your Google® Account, computer, Facebook®, and more.

Sync with your

Sync the contacts from your old phone to your computer, and

computer

then use HTC Sync or HTC Sync Manager to sync HTC One S

 

with your computer's Microsoft® Outlook®, Outlook Express or

 

Windows® Contacts.

Gmail

Google contacts are imported to HTC One S after you sign in to

 

your Google Account. You can also create more Google

 

contacts right from HTC One S.

Social network

Log in to your favorite social networks to import contact

accounts

information from them.

Phone contacts

You can choose to create and store contacts directly in

 

HTC One S or transfer existing ones from your old phone.

SIM card

Copy all your SIM contacts to HTC One S.

Microsoft

HTC One S syncs your work contacts from the Microsoft

Exchange

Exchange ActiveSync Server in your workplace.

ActiveSync®

 

Transfer

Use the Transfer app to transfer not only your contacts, but also

 

calendar events and text messages from your old phone to

 

HTC One S.

 

 

Transferring contacts from your old phone

Easily transfer contacts from your old phone to HTC One S through Bluetooth®. Depending on your old phone’s model, you may also transfer other types of data such as calendar events and text messages to HTC One S.

1.From the Home screen, tap > Transfer.

2.Tap Next to begin.

3.Choose your old phone's name and model.

4.On your old phone, turn Bluetooth on, set it to discoverable mode, and then follow the instructions on the screen.

Making your first call

1.On the Home screen, tap .

2.Enter the phone number or first few letters of the contact’s name.

3.From the list, tap a contact to call.

4.To hang up, tap End Call.

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Sending your first text message

1.From the Home screen, tap > Messages.

2.Tap .

3.Tap , and then select the contacts you want to send the message to.

4.Tap the box that says Add text, and then enter your message.

5.Tap to insert a smiley or add quick text.

6.Tap Send.

Getting photos, videos, and music on or off HTC One S

There are two ways you can transfer your media.

§Connect HTC One S to your computer, and select the Disk drive mode. Your computer will recognize it just like any removable USB drive, and you can copy your media between them.

§Download and use our HTC Sync Manager software. You can easily set it up to sync folders containing media and playlists on your computer with HTC One S. HTC Sync Manager can also automatically get photos and videos off HTC One S to your computer.

Download and install HTC Sync Manager, when available, from our website. Or in the meantime, download and use the latest version of HTC Sync to sync your media and data.

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Copying and sharing text

In apps such as the web browser and Mail, you can select and copy text, and then paste or share it.

Selecting text

1.Press and hold on a word.

2.Drag the start and end markers to highlight the surrounding text you want to select.

To copy the address of a linked webpage, press and hold the link, and then tap

Copy link URL.

Copying and pasting text

1.After you have selected the text you want to copy, tap Copy. The selected text is then copied to the clipboard.

2.In a text entry field (for example while composing an email), press and hold at the point where you want to paste the text.

3.Tap Paste.

Sharing text

1.After you have selected the text you want to share, tap Share.

2.Choose where to paste and share the selected text, such as in an email message or social network status update.

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Capturing the HTC One S screen

Want to show off your high game score, write a blog post about HTC One S features, or post a status update about a song you're playing? It's easy to take a picture of the screen and share it from Gallery.

Press and hold POWER and then press . The screen is saved in the Camera shots album in Gallery.

Switching between recently opened apps

You can easily access apps you've just recently opened.

1.Press .

2.Slide your finger left or right to see recently-openedapps.

3. Tap an app to open it.

Notifications

Notification LED

The notification LED shows a:

§Solid green light when HTC One S is connected to the power adapter or a computer and the battery is fully charged.

§Flashing green light when you have a pending notification.