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7.1Messaging

Messaging is where your text messages and youre-mailaccounts are located. When you receive new messages, you can open them from theToday screen. Simply tap the type of message that you want to open.

New message(s)

To select a messaging account

Tap Start > Messaging.The Account Picker screen then appears where you can select an account; or

While you are in a message list of a certain account, for exampleText Messages, tap Menu > GoTo when you want to switch to other types of messaging accounts.

Account Picker screen

To configure message account settings

Tap Menu > Options on the Account Picker screen; or

Tap Menu >Tools > Options while you’re in a message list.

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7.2 Text Messages

Send short text messages up to 160 characters long to other mobile phones. For quicker and easier typing, use the sliding keyboard to enter your message.

Send text messages

To compose and send a message

1.Tap Start > Messaging.

2.On the Account Picker screen, tap Text Messages.

3.Tap Menu > New.

4.Enter the mobile phone number of one or more recipients,

separating them with a semicolon.To access phone numbers from Contacts, tap To.

5.Enter your message.

To quickly add common messages, tap Menu > MyText and tap a desired message.

To check the spelling, tap Menu > Spell Check.

6.Tap Send.

Tips • To enter symbols, tapShift using theon-screenkeyboard.To access more symbols, use the Symbol Pad. See Chapter 2 for details.

If you want to be notified when your text message is received by the recipient, before sending your text message, tap Menu > Message Options then select theRequest message delivery notification check box.

To always receive a notification, tap Menu >Tools > Options in the text message list, tapText Messages, then select theRequest delivery notifications check box.

To reply to or forward a text message

1.Select or open the message.

2.Tap Reply, or Menu > Reply All, or Menu > Forward.

To automatically resend text messages that failed delivery

If text messages were not successfully sent due to network

problem or loss of signal coverage, they will be queued in the Text Messages Retry program and automatically resent. While

text messages remain queued, you can choose to delete some or all of them by following these steps:

1.Tap Start > Programs >Text Messages Retry.

2.Do one of the following:

To delete a text message, select the message then tap Menu > Dismiss.

To delete all queued text messages, tap Menu > Dismiss All.

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7.3MMS Messages

Creating and sharing multimedia messages (MMS) with your friends and family are easy with your device. You can attach pictures or video, and an audio clip in an MMS.You can even use the device camera to capture photos and video clips while composing a new MMS message, and send them along with your message.

To access MMS

1.Tap Start > Messaging.

2.On the Account Picker screen, tap MMS.

MMS message folders

Notes • Please note that MMS is a charged service. In order to use MMS successfully, this has to be provisioned on your mobile account. Please contact Verizon Wireless to have this provisioned as part of your calling plan.

Please ensure the size of your MMS message is within the allowed limits when sending to another mobile phone user or sending to an e-mailaddress.

Change MMS settings

When you send an MMS message, a notification (text message) will first be sent to the recipient, while your MMS message will be temporarily stored on an MMS server of your wireless service provider. When others send you an MMS message, similarly, the MMS message will be stored on the MMS server until you retrieve it. Hence, your device must be configured with the location of the MMS server for you to be able to send and receive MMS messages on your device.

When you purchase your XV6800, it is already preset with Verizon’s MMS server settings. If you accidentally lost the preset settings or you changed to another wireless service provider, follow the steps below to configure MMS settings.

To configure MMS settings

1.Tap Start > Messaging > MMS.

2.Tap Menu > MMS Configuration.The MMS Configuration screen appears.

3.In the Preferences tab, select or clear the provided check boxes according to your needs.You can choose to retrieve MMS messages immediately, accept or reject messages, request a delivery receipt, specify a resolution for images you send, and more.

4.Tap the Servers tab and check if your device is preset with MMS server settings.

If there are no preset settings, tap New and enter the following information, which you can get from your wireless service provider:

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Server name. A descriptive name, such as your wireless service provider name.

Gateway. Location of the MMS server, which is usually in the form of an IP address.

Port number. HTTP port number used for connecting to the MMS server and for file transfer.

Server address. URL address of the MMS server.

Connect via. Select the connection that your device uses for MMS.

Sending size limitation. Select the maximum MMS message size allowed by your wireless service provider.

WAP version. Select eitherWAP 1.2 orWAP 2.0, depending on which one is being used by your wireless service provider.

5.Tap OK.

The MMS server settings will then be added as an entry on the MMS Configuration screen.

Notes • If your device already has preset MMS settings, it is recommended that you do not change these settings. If you change the preset settings, your device may not be able to send and receive MMS messages.

If you add several MMS service providers to the MMS Configuration screen, you can choose one as your default MMS provider. Select the MMS provider's name in the list then tap Set As Default.

Create and send MMS messages

After configuring the required settings, you can start to compose and send MMS messages.

To compose an MMS message

You can compose MMS messages in a combination of various slides, where each slide can consist of an image or video clip, audio, and/or text.

1.On the MMS screen, do one of the following:

Tap Menu > New > New Flix Message to create an MMS message containing video and text, then skip to step 3.

Tap Menu > New > New Pix Message to create an MMS message containing images, audio, and text.

2.When you see the Choose a Media Message screen, tap a preset template, or tap Custom to open a blank MMS message.

Note If you prefer to always use a blank MMS message, select theAlways choose custom check box.

3.In To, enter the recipient’s phone number ore-mailaddress directly, or tapTo,Cc, orBcc to choose a phone number or ane-mailaddress from Contacts.

4.Enter a subject for your message.

5.Tap the Insert icon () to select and insert a photo, GIF animation, or video clip.

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6.By default, My Documents will be displayed. Navigate folders by tapping the folder thumbnails.To return to an upper level folder, tap the Down arrow ( ) and tap the folder name.

7.When selecting a photo, GIF animation, or video clip, you can:

Tap to view it first, then tapto insert the selected photo or video clip into the MMS message you are composing.

Tap to take a photo and insert it into the MMS message.

Tap to record an MMS video clip and insert it into the MMS message.

Tap to quit selection and return to the MMS message.

8.Enter text. See“To add text to an MMS message”for details.

9.If you’re composing a pix message, you can insert an audio clip. See“To add an audio clip to an MMS message”for details.

10.TapSend to send the MMS message.

Notes • You can also send an MMS message directly from the Pictures & Videos or Camera program. Do one of the following:

In Pictures & Videos, select a picture, GIF animation, or video, and tap Menu > Send. InSelect an account, tapMMS if you're sending video, or tapNew Pix Message (MMS) if you're a sending an image or GIF animation.

Capture a photo or an MMS video clip using the camera, and tap the Send icon. In the Send File dialog box, tap

Send via MMS.

To add text to an MMS message

When entering text into an MMS message, you can do the following:

Tap inside the text box and enter your own text.

Choose from common words or phrases.Tap to add a text string from the CannedText list.

Tip To edit or delete a phrase on the CannedText list, tap and hold a string, then tapEdit orDelete from the shortcut menu.To create and add a new phrase to the list, tapNew.

To add an audio clip to an MMS message

You can add an audio clip to a pix message.

1.While composing a pix message, tap Tap here to insert an audio clip.

Open the folder that contains audio files. When navigating folders, tap the Down arrow ( ) to return to the upper folder.

2.Select an audio file. When selected, you can:

Tap to play the audio clip, tapto pause, or tapto stop playback.

Tap to insert it into your MMS message, or tapto quit selection and return to your MMS message.

To record a new audio clip and add it to your MMS message, tap then tapto start recording, andto stop recording.The new audio clip is automatically inserted into your MMS message.

To add slides

If you’re composing a pix message, you can add more slides to your message by tapping Edit > Insert Slide. While on a slide, you can:

Tap to preview the entire MMS message.

Tap to go to the previous slide, or tapto go to the next slide.

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To customize the background color, text alignment and other options

While composing your MMS message, you can do the following:

Tap Options > Background to choose a background color from the list.

Tap Options >Text onTop to place text above the photo, GIF animation, or video.

Tap Options >Text Below to place the text below the photo, GIF animation, or video.

Tap Options > Message Options to specify the sending time, validity, priority, class, and other settings for a message.

Tap Edit > Attachments to include a contacts card, calendar appointment, or any file as an attachment.

To create an MMS message from a template

While on an MMS message, tap Edit > New fromTemplate to compose a message using a predefined template.

Note To save a message as a template, open the message and tapEdit > Save asTemplate.

View and reply MMS messages

To view an MMS message

Use the playback controls ,, and.

Tap Menu > Objects to see a list of files included in the message. On the Message Objects screen, you can do the following:

To save a file, select it, and tap Tools > Save.

To use an audio file as a ring tone, tap Tools > Set as Ringtone.

To reply to an MMS message

Tap Menu > Reply to reply to the sender of the message, or tapMenu > Reply All to reply to all persons listed inTo, Cc, and Bcc of the message.

7.4Setting Up E-mailAccounts

Types of E-mailAccounts

Before you can send and receive e-mail,you need to set up youre-mailaccount on your device.You can set up the following types ofe-mailaccounts on your device:

Outlook e-mailthat you synchronize with your PC or your company’s Exchange Server

E-mailaccount that you have from an Internet Service Provider (ISP)

Work account that you access using a VPN connection

Other web-basede-mailaccounts such as Gmail®,Yahoo!® Mail Plus, etc.

Set up your device to synchronize Outlook e-mailwith the computer

If you have installed the synchronization software on your PC and created a partnership with your device, then your device is ready to send and receive Outlook e-mail.If you have not yet installed the synchronization software nor created a partnership, please do so by following the procedures in Chapter 5.

Tip To set up your companye-mailaccount so that you can access Outlooke-mailmessages wirelessly, you must set up your device to synchronize via a wireless LAN orover-the-airconnection with your company’s Exchange Server. For more information about synchronizing with your companye-mailserver, see Chapter 8.

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E-mailSetupWizard

Windows Mobile’s E-mailSetup Wizard lets you easily set up your personal and worke-mailaccounts.You can add ane-mailaccount from an Internet Service Provider (ISP) or othere-mailprovider as well asweb-basedaccounts.

Note For more information about setting up your company Outlooke-mailaccount, see Chapter 8.

To set up a POP3 or IMAP4 e-mailaccount

Set up a POP3 or IMAP4 e-mailaccount on your device if you have ane-mailaccount from an Internet service provider (ISP) or othere-mailprovider, or aweb-basedaccount such as Gmail,Yahoo! Mail Plus, etc.You can also add a work account that you access using a VPN server connection as a POP3/IMAP4 account.

1.Tap Start > Messaging > NewE-mailAccount.

2.Enter your e-mail address, and select the Try to gete-mailsettings automatically from the Internet

check box. By selecting the option, the device attempts to download e-mailserver settings so that you do not need to enter them manually.TapNext.

3.After Auto Setup finishes, tap Next.

Note If Auto Setup is unsuccessful, selectInternet e-mail from theYour e-mail provider list on the next screen. You will also be asked to entere-mailserver settings during the setup process. See“To specifye-mailserver settings”for details.

4.Enter your name.You can also edit the Account display name field to specify the name of your ISP ore-mailprovider.TapNext.

5.Enter your login name if it does not show automatically in the User name field. Also enter your password, and select theSave password check box.TapNext.

6.At this point, e-mailsetup is complete. In theAutomatic Send/Receive list, choose how frequent you wante-mailmessages to be automatically sent and downloaded on your device.

Note TapReview all download settings to select download options, set thee-mailformat as HTML or plain text, and more. For more information, see“To customize download and format settings.”

7.Tap Finish.

To specify e-mailserver settings

If Auto Setup is unsuccessful, contact your ISP or e-mailprovider for theIncoming mail server andOutgoing mail server settings so you can enter them on your device.

Other options that you can select include the following:

Select the Outgoing server requires authentication check box, if required by your provider.

If the outgoing e-mailserver requires a di erent user name and password for sendinge-mail,clear the

Use the same user name and password for sending e-mailcheck box.You will be prompted to enter these information.

Tap Advanced Server Settings, then select theRequire SSL check boxes if youre-mailprovider uses an SSL connection for more securede-mail.From theNetwork connection list, select the data connection that you use for connecting to the Internet.

To customize download and format settings

Before you tap Finish when setting up your POP3 or IMAP4e-mailaccount, you can tapReview all download settings to choose download options, message format, and other settings.