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92Getting Connected

10.1Comm Manager

Comm Manager acts like a central switcher that lets you enable or disable phone features as well as manage your data connections easily.

To open Comm Manager

Tap theComm Manager icon () on theToday screen.

Simply tap the corresponding button to enable or disable a feature.

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1Tap to toggle between enabling or disabling flight mode. For more information about flight mode, see "Turn the phone function on and off" in Chapter 3.

2Tap to toggle between turning on or off Bluetooth.Tap Settings > Bluetooth to configure Bluetooth on your device. See "Using Bluetooth" for details.

3Tap to disconnect active data connections.You cannot reconnect data connections in Comm Manager.

4Tap to toggle between enabling or disabling the phone function.Tap Settings > Phone to customize phone settings.

5Tap to toggle between automatically receiving (as items arrive) or manually retrieving Outlook e-mails.For more information, see "Schedule synchronization with Exchange Server" in Chapter 4.

6Tap to toggle between turning on the phone's ringer or setting the phone to vibration/mute mode.

7Tap to open ActiveSync so you can synchronize the device and computer. For more information about the configuration settings for ActiveSync, see Chapter 4.

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10.2 Connecting to the Internet

You can use Wi-Fiordial-upto connect your device to the Internet or your company network.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fiprovides wireless Internet access over distances of up to 100 meters.To access the Internet viaWi-Fion your device, you need access to a wireless network or hotspot.

Note The availability and range of your device’sWi-Fisignal depends on the number, infrastructure, and other objects through which the signal passes.

To turnWi-Fion and off

At the lower left side of your device, slide the WLAN Switch upward to turn Wi-FIon, downward to turnWi-Fioff.The icons on the switch represent the following:

:Wi-Fiis turned on.:Wi-Fiis turned off.

To connect to a wireless network or hotspot

1.After Wi-Fihas been turned on, your device then scans for available wireless networks or hotspots

in your area.The network names of the detected wireless networks will be displayed on a pop-upmessage window.Tap the desired wireless LAN, then tapOK.

2.On the next pop-upmessage window, tapThe Internet if the wireless LAN connects your device to the Internet. Otherwise, tapWork if the wireless LAN connects your device to a private network.

3. If the wireless LAN is secured by a network key, enter this key, then tapConnect.

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

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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 username and password for certain closed wireless networks, however.

To save battery power while connected to a wireless network

1.Tap Start > Settings > Connectionstab > Wireless LANto open the Wireless LAN Settings screen.

2.On the Power Mode tab of the Wireless LAN Settings screen, move thePower Save Mode slider to a position that optimizes performance with the least power consumption.

For example, move the slider to the left (Best Performance) to have the optimal WLAN performance; move to the right (Best Battery) to obtain the maximum battery usage.

To check the wireless LAN status

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

Title bar. When you enableWi-Fion your device, theWi-FiON icon () will appear 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 will move back and forth while your device is scanning for a wireless LAN signal. Once your device successfully connects to a wireless LAN, the arrows stop moving.

Wireless LAN screen - Main tab. Here, it shows the name of the wireless network that your device is currently connected to.The configuration and signal quality of the wireless network are also shown.

ConfigureWireless Networks screen.Tap Start > Settings > Connectionstab >Wi-Fi>Wirelesstab.

This screen displays the wireless networks currently available.

Wireless LAN: Main tab

Wi-FI:Wireless tab

To connect to a wireless network in the list, scroll to the name of the desired wireless network, then tap Connect.

Tap a wireless network in the list to view or change its connection settings.

You can also add new wireless networks, if available, by tapping Add New.

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Dial-up

When you are not within the coverage of a wireless network or hotspot, use phone dial-upto connect your device to the Internet. Settings for connecting to Verizon’s 1xRTT/EVDO network are already preconfigured on your device, and your device is ready to connect to the Internet. Please do not change these settings as this may cause your data connection to stop working.

To set up a new dial-upconnection to your ISP

If you need to use another dial-upconnection from an ISP (Internet Service Provider), you can manually add it to your device.

To establish a dial-upconnection on your device, you need the same settings that you normally use when you dial up from your computer.This includes the ISP server phone number, your user name and password.

1.Tap Start > Settings > Connectionstab > Connections.

2.Under VerizonWireless, tap Add a new modem connection.

3.On the Make New Connection screen, enter a name for the connection.

4.In the Select a modem list, selectCellular Line, then tapNext.

5.Enter the ISP server phone number, then tap Next.

6.Enter your user name, password, and any other information required by your ISP.

7.Tap Finish.

Notes • To view help information for any screen, tap theHelp icon ().

To modify your connection settings, tap Manage existing connections on the Connections screen, and complete the connection wizard.

Work network connections

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection allows you to access your company network through your device’s Internet connection. Whereas a proxy connection lets you access the Internet using an existing connection to your corporate or WAP network.

To set up a connection to a private network

1.Obtain the following information from your network administrator:

Server phone number

User name and password

Domain (and other required settings, such as IP address)

2.Tap Start > Settings > Connectionstab > Connections.