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User Guide

LG LX290

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05/28/09

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hazclic en Support > Phones & Devices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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www.sprint.com and click Support >

 

 

 

Phones & Devices.

 

 

 

 

 

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Table of Contents

Tip

Looking forsomething? If you don’t see it in the

 

headings listed here, try the Index on page 125.

 

 

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .i

YourPhone’s Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .i

Section 1: Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1

1A. Setting Up Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2

Setting UpYour Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .2

ActivatingYour Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.3

Setting UpYourVoicemail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.3

Sprint Account Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.4

Getting Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.5

Section 2: YourPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.7

2A. Phone Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.8

Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.8

Viewing the Display Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

11

TurningYour Phone On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

14

Battery and Charger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

14

NavigatingThrough the Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

17

DisplayingYour Phone Number . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.18

Making and Answering Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

18

EnteringText . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

26

2B. Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30

Sound Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30

Display Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34

Location Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36

Messaging Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37

Airplane Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39

TTYUse With Sprint Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39

Phone Setup Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41

Security Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43

2C. History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48

Viewing History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.48

History Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

49

Making a Call From History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

49

Saving a Number From History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

50

Prepending a Number From History . . . . . . . . . . .

50

Erasing History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

51

2D. Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52

Adding a New Contacts Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52

Saving a Phone Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.53

Contacts Entry Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.53

Editing a Contacts Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.54

Adding a Number to a Contacts Entry . . . . . . . .

.54

Editing a Contacts Entry’s Numbers . . . . . . . . . .

.55

Assigning Speed Dial Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.55

Selecting a RingerType for an Entry . . . . . . . . . .

.56

Assigning a Picture to an Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.57

Finding Contacts Entries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.57

Secret Contacts Entries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.58

Dialing Sprint Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.58

Wireless Backup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.59

2E. CalendarandTools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

61

Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.61

Alarm Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.64

Notepad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.65

EZ Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.66

Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.66

Unit Converter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.66

World Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.67

Updating Phone Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.67

 

Updating the PRL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.67

2F.

Voice Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

68

 

Voice Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.68

 

ManagingVoice Memos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.69

2G.

Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

71

 

Taking Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.71

 

Storing Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.74

 

Sending Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.75

 

Printing Pictures FromYour Phone . . . . . . . . . . .

.77

 

Other Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.78

2H.

Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

79

 

Turning Bluetooth On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.79

 

Using the Bluetooth Settings Menu . . . . . . . . . .

.80

 

Pairing Bluetooth Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.81

 

Sending Items Using Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.81

Section 3: Sprint Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83

3A. Sprint Service:The Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . .84

Voicemail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84

Text Messaging (SMS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87

Sending Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89

SendingVoice Memo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90

Caller ID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.91

Call Waiting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

91

Making aThree-Way Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

91

Call Forwarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

92

Roaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

92

3B. Web and Data Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96

Getting Started With Data Services . . . . . . . . . . . .96

Messaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100

Downloading Games, Ringers and More . . . . .103

Browser Options Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107

Data Services FAQs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108

3C. GPS Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110

GPS Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110

Sprint Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110

Sprint Family Locator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111

Section 4: Safety and Warranty

Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113

4A. Important Safety Information . . . . . . . . .

114

UsingYour Phone With a Hearing Aid Device .

.116

Caring for the Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

118

Radio Frequency (RF) Energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

119

Owner’s Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

121

User Guide Proprietary Notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

121

4B. Manufacturer’s Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . .122

Manufacturer’s Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125

General Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.114

Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to

 

Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

115

Introduction

 

Your Phone’s Menu

This UserGuide introduces you to Sprint® service and all the features of your new phone. It’s divided into four sections:

Section 1: Getting Started

Section 2: YourPhone

Section 3: Sprint Service

Section 4: Safety and Warranty Information

User

Because of updates in phone software, this

Guide

printed guide may not be the most current

Note

version foryourphone.Visit www.sprint.com

and log on to MySprintWireless to access

 

 

the most recent version of the userguide.

 

 

 

 

WARNING

Please refer to the Important Safety

 

Information section on page 114 to learn

 

about information that will help you safely

 

use your phone. Failure to read and follow

 

the Important Safety Information in this

 

phone guide may result in serious bodily

 

injury, death, or property damage.

 

 

The following table outlines your phone’s main menu structure (Grid view). For more information about using your phone’s menus, see “Navigating Through the Menus” on page 17.

1:Web

2:Messaging

1:Voicemail

1: CallVoicemail

2:Voicemail Details

3:ClearIcon

2:Send Message

1:Text

2: Picture

3: Email

4: IM

5:Audio

3:Messages

4:Email

5:IM

i

6: Settings

1: Reset Envelope

2: Notificaton

1: Message & Icon 2: Icon Only

3: CallbackNumber

1: None

2: My Phone Number

3: Other

 

4: Preset Messages

 

5: Signature

 

1: None

2: Custom

 

 

3: Maps

1: Sprint Navigation

2: Sprint Family Locator

4: History

5: MissedAlerts

6: Contacts

7: Photos

1: Camera

Press the right softkey for the following options:

<PREVIEW>

 

1: Color Tone

2: White Balance

3: Resolution

4: Quality

5: Fun Frames

6: Brightness

<OTHERS>

 

1: SelfTimer

2: ShutterSound

3: Status Bar

4: Night Mode

5:Go to Album

2:My Photos

3:My Destinations

4:OtherSettings

1:Status Bar

2:Location

ii

8: My Stuff

Games

Get New

My Content Manager

Block Breaker2 Deluxe DEMO

PAC-MAN Plus DEMO by Namco

Tetris Demo

Ringers

Get New

My Content Manager

 

 

Screen Savers

Get New

My Content Manager

 

 

Applications

Get New

My Content Manager

NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile

NFLMobile Live

ScanLife

CallTones

Options

Memory Status

Get New

My Content Manager

 

 

 

9: Settings/Tools

1: Settings

1: Display

1: Main Screen

1: Screen Saver

2: Backlight

3: Menu Styles

4: Foregrounds

5 Picture ID

 

 

 

2: Font Size

 

 

 

1: Messages

2: Browser

3: Notepad

4: Dial Digits

 

 

3: Keypad Light

 

 

 

4: Language (Idioma)

 

 

 

1: English

2: Español

 

 

5: Status Light

 

iii

2: Sounds

1:Volume

1: Ringer

2: Earpiece

3: Speakerphone

4: Keytones

5: Messaging

6: Alarm & Calendar

7: Applications

8: Alerts

9: PowerOn/Off

 

 

 

2: RingerType

 

 

 

1: Incoming Calls

2: Messaging

3: Alarm & Calendar

 

 

 

3:VibrateType

 

 

 

1: Incoming Calls

2: Messaging

3: Alarm & Calendar

 

 

 

4: Alerts

 

 

 

1: Beep Each Minute

 

2: Out of Service

 

3: Connect

 

4: Signal Fade/Call Drop

 

 

 

5: Keytones

 

 

 

1:Tone Length

2:ToneVolume

 

 

3: Airplane Mode

 

 

 

4: Bluetooth

1: On/Off

2:Visibility

3: MyDevice Name

4: MyDevice Info

5:Voice Priority

5: Messaging

1: Reset Envelope

2: Notification

1: Message & Icon 2: Icon Only

3: CallbackNumber

1: None

2: My Phone Number

3: Other

 

4: Preset Messages

5: Signature

1: None 2: Custom

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6:Keyguard 7:Text Entry

1:Auto-Capital

2:Auto-Space

3:Word Choice List

4:Word Prediction

5:Word Completion

6:Word Scan

7:Dual Language

8:Prediction Length

9:Use MyWords

*: MyWords

0:Help

8:Phone Information

1:Phone Number

2:Icon Glossary 3:Version

4: MyAccount

5: Advanced

9: More...

1: Accessibility

1:TTY

2: Font Size

 

 

2: Call Setup

 

 

 

1: Auto-Answer

2: Abbreviated Dialing

3: Call Answer

4: Call End

5: Contacts Match

 

 

 

3: Contacts Settings

 

 

 

1: Speed Numbers

2: Hide Secret

3: My Name Card

4: Wireless Backup

5: Services

 

 

 

4: Data

 

 

 

1: On/Off

2: Net Guard

3: Update Profile

 

 

 

5: Headset Mode

 

 

 

1: Normal

2: Discreet

 

 

6: Location

 

v

7: Navigation Keys

8: Restrict and Lock

1: RestrictVoice

2: Lock Data

3: Lock Photos

4: Lock My Phone

 

 

9: Roaming

 

 

 

1: Set Mode

2: Call Guard

3: Data Roaming

 

 

 

*: Security

 

 

 

1: Lock My Phone

2: Change Lock Code

3: Special Numbers

4: Edit Contacts List

5: Delete/Reset

 

 

 

0:Wireless Backup.

 

(Aftersubscribing)

 

1: Alerts

2:View Status

3:Troubleshooting

4: Learn More

5: Unsubscribe

 

 

 

2:Tools

 

1: Alarm Clock

 

 

 

2: Bluetooth

 

3: Calendar

4:World Clock

5: USB Mode

6: Calculator

1: Calculator

2: EzTip Calculator

 

 

7:Voice Control

 

8: Memo

 

9: Unit Converter

 

*: Update Phone

 

 

 

In Call Menu

Mute/Unmute

Speaker

Contact Details/Save

Main Menu

3-Way Call

Contacts

Voice Memo

Phone Info

 

 

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Section 1

Getting Started

1A. Setting Up Service

Setting UpYourPhone (page 2)

ActivatingYourPhone (page 3)

Setting UpYourVoicemail (page 3)

Sprint Account Passwords (page 4)

Getting Help (page 5)

Setting UpYourPhone

1.Install the battery.

Press down on the top part of the battery cover with your thumb and slide the cover downward to remove it from the back of the phone.

Insert the battery into the opening, making sure the connectors align ( ). Gently press down to secure the battery ( ).

Replace the battery cover and slide it upward until it clicks into place.

2.Press and hold to turn the phone on.

If your phone is activated, it will turn on, search for Sprint service, and enter standby mode.

If your phone is not yet activated, see “Activating Your Phone” on page 3 for more information.

3.Make your first call.

Slide the phone open and use your keypad to enter a phone number.

Press .

Note Yourphone’s battery should have enough charge to turn on, find a signal, set up yourvoicemail, and make a call.You should fully charge yourbattery as soon as possible. See “Charging the Battery” on page 16 fordetails.

2 1A. Setting Up Service

ActivatingYourPhone

If you purchased yourphone at a Sprint Store, your phone should be activated and ready to use.

If you received yourphone in the mail and it is fora new Sprint account ora new line of service, it is designed to activate automatically.To confirm your activation, make a phone call.

If you received yourphone in the mail and you are activating a new phone foran existing numberon your account, you will need to go online to activate your new phone.

From your computer’s Web browser, go to www.sprint.com/activate and complete the onscreen instructions to activate your phone.

When you have finished, make a phone call to confirm your activation. If your phone is still not activated or you do not have access to the Internet, contact Sprint Customer Service at 1-888-211-4727 for assistance.

Tip Do not press END while the phone is being activated. Pressing END cancels the activation process.

Note If you are having difficulty with activation, contact Sprint CustomerService by dialing 1-888-211- 4727 from any otherphone.

Setting UpYourVoicemail

All unanswered voice calls to your phone are automatically transferred to your voicemail, even if your phone is in use or turned off. You should set up your Sprint Voicemail and personal greeting as soon as your phone is activated.

1.From standby mode, press and hold .

2.Follow the system prompts to:

Create your passcode.

Record your name announcement.

Record your greeting.

Setting Up Service

1A. Setting Up Service

3

Note Voicemail Passcode

Sprint strongly recommends that you create a passcode when setting up yourvoicemail to protect against unauthorized access. Without a passcode, anyone who has access to yourphone is able to access yourvoicemail messages.

For more information about using your voicemail, see “Setting Up YourVoicemail” on page 84.

SprintAccountPasswords

As a Sprint customer, you enjoy unlimited access to your personal account information, your voicemail account, and your data services account. To ensure that no one else has access to your information, you will need to create passwords to protect your privacy.

AccountUsernameandPassword

If you are the account owner, you will create an account username and password when you sign on to www.sprint.com. (Click Need toregisterforaccess? to get started.) If you are not the account owner (if someone else receives the bill for your Sprint service), you can get a sub-account password at www.sprint.com.

VoicemailPassword

You will create your voicemail password (or passcode) when you set up your voicemail.

DataServicesPassword

With your Sprint phone, you may elect to set up an optional data services password to control access and authorize Premium Service purchases.

For more information, or to change your passwords, sign on to www.sprint.com or call Sprint Customer Service at

1-888-211-4727.

4 1A. Setting Up Service

Getting Help

ManagingYourAccount

Online:www.sprint.com

Access your account information.

Check your minutes used (depending on your Sprint service plan).

View and pay your bill.

Enroll in Sprint online billing and automatic payment.

Purchase accessories.

Shop for the latest Sprint phones.

View available Sprint service plans and options.

Learn more about data services and other products like Sprint Picture Mail, games, ringers, screen savers, and more.

FromYourSprintPhone

Press to check minute usage and account info.

Press to make a payment.

Press to access a summary of your Sprint service plan or get answers to other questions.

FromAnyOtherPhone

Sprint CustomerService: 1-888-211-4727.

Business Customer Service: 1-800-927-2199.

Sprint 411

Sprint 411 gives you access to a variety of services and information through your phone, including residential, business, and government listings; movie listings or showtimes; driving directions, restaurant reservations, and major local event information. You can get up to three pieces of information per call, and the operator can automatically connect your call at no additional charge.

There is a per-call charge to use Sprint 411, and you will be billed for airtime.

TocallSprint411:

Press .

Setting Up Service

1A. Setting Up Service

5

Sprint OperatorServices

Sprint Operator Services provides assistance when placing collect calls or when placing calls billed to a local telephone calling card or third party.

ToaccessSprintOperatorServices:

Press .

For more information or to see the latest in products and services, visit us online at www.sprint.com.

6 1A. Setting Up Service

Section 2

Your Phone

2A. Phone Basics

YourPhone (page 8)

Viewing the Display Screen (page 11)

TurningYour Phone On and Off (page 14)

Battery and Charger(page 14)

NavigatingThrough the Menus (page 17)

DisplayingYourPhone Number(page 18)

Making and Answering Calls (page 18)

EnteringText (page 26)

Tip

Phone Software Upgrades – Updates to your

 

 

phone’s software may become available from time

 

to time. Sprint will automatically upload critical

 

 

updates to yourphone.You can also use the menu

 

to check forand download updates. Press

>

 

Settings/Tools >Tools > Update Phone to search

forand download available updates.

YourPhone

1.Earpiece

2.Signal Strength Indicator

3.Display Screen

4.Softkeys

5.TALKKey

6.BACKKey

7.Keypad

9.Status Light

10.Battery Strength Indicator

11.Navigation Key

12.END/POWER Key

13.MENU/OKKey

14. Shortcut Keys

8. Microphone

8 2A. Phone Basics

18. Camera Lens

19. Speaker

15. Headset Jack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16. Side Volume Buttons

 

 

 

 

 

 

20. SpeakerButton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17. Charger/Accessory

 

 

 

 

 

21. Camera Button

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jack

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key Functions

1.

Earpiece lets you hear the caller and automated

 

 

prompts.

 

2.

SignalStrengthIndicator represents the signal

 

 

strength by displaying bars. The more bars

 

 

displayed, the better the signal strength.

 

3.

DisplayScreen displays all the information needed

 

 

to operate your phone, such as the call status, the

 

 

Contact list, the date and time, and the signal and

Basics

 

battery strength.

4.

Softkeys let you select softkey actions or menu

 

items corresponding to the bottom left and right

Phone

 

lines on the display screen.

5.

TALKKey allows you to place or receive calls,

 

 

answer Call Waiting, and use Three-Way Calling.

 

6.

BACKKey deletes characters from the display in

 

 

text entry mode. When in a menu, press this key

 

 

to return to the previous menu.

 

7.

Keypad lets you enter numbers, letters, and

 

 

characters, and navigate within menus.

 

8.

Microphone allows other callers to hear you

 

 

clearly when you are speaking to them.

 

2A. Phone Basics

9

9.Status Light indicates incoming calls, new messages, or other events by blinking. It is red while charging and turns green when charging is completed.

10.BatteryStrengthIndicator represents the amount of remaining battery charge currently available in your phone. When all bars are displayed in the battery icon, the phone’s battery is fully charged. When no bars are displayed, the phone’s battery is completely discharged or empty.

11.NavigationKeys allow you to scroll through the phone’s screen.

12.END/POWERKey lets you turn the phone on or off, end a call, or return to standby mode. While in the main menu, it returns the phone to standby mode and cancels your input. When you receive an incoming call, press to decline the call and mute the ringer.

13.MENU/OKKey lets you access the phone’s menus and selects the highlighted choice when navigating through a menu. While in Standby Mode, pressing the key will take you to the Main Menu.

14.ShortcutKeys allows you to directly access the following menus.

 

: Text Message

 

: Email

 

: Alarm

 

: Calendar

15.HeadsetJack allows you to plug in either a stereo or mono headset for convenient, hands-free conversations. CAUTION! Inserting an accessory into the incorrect jack may damage the phone.

16.SideVolumeButtons allows you to adjust the ringer volume in standby mode or adjust the voice volume during a call.

17.Charger/AccessoryJack allows you to connect the phone to the phone charger and to optional accessories, such as a USB cable. CAUTION! Inserting an accessory into the incorrect jack may damage the phone. Keep it clean for optimal photo quality.

18.CameraLens, as part of the built-in camera, lets you take pictures. Keep it clean for optimal photo quality.

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19.Speaker let you hear the different ringers and

sounds. You can mute the ringer when receiving incoming calls by pressing , , or any of the side keys. The speaker also lets you hear the caller’s voice in speakerphone mode.

20.SpeakerButton lets you place or conduct calls in speakerphone mode. Holding down this key for 3 seconds activates the Voice Control function.

21.CameraButton lets you activate the camera and take pictures.

Viewing the Display Screen

Your phone’s display screen provides information about your phone’s status and options. This list identifies the symbols you’ll see on your phone’s display screen:

Tip

To view a list of yourphone’s icons and

 

descriptions, from the main menu select

 

Settings/Tools > Settings > Phone Information >

 

Icon Glossary.

Status Bar– Service Icons

1XSignalStrength–Shows your current signal strength. (The more lines you have, the stronger your signal.)

NoService– Means your phone cannot find a signal.

Roaming– Indicates you are “roaming” off the

 

Nationwide Sprint Network.

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3GServiceActivated– Indicates that Sprint 3G data

 

service is available. When active, the icon is

 

animated.

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3GServiceDeactivated– Indicates that Sprint 3G

 

data service is deactivated.

 

3GServiceUnavailable– Indicates that Sprint 3G

 

data service is unavailable.

 

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Status Bar– Messaging Icons

NewUrgentMessage– Indicates you have new urgent messages.

MultipleAlerts– Indicates that different kinds of alerts exist.

NewTextMessage– Indicates you have new text messages.

NewMMSMessage– Indicates you have new multimedia messages.

NewVoicemail– Indicates you have voicemail messages. (Press and hold to call your voicemail box.)

NewEmail– Indicates you have new email.

Status Bar– Status Icons

AirplaneMode– Indicates that the phone is in Airplane Mode.

FullBattery Shows your current battery charge level. (Icon shown is fully charged.)

LowBattery Shows the battery is low.

LocationOn– Indicates your phone’s location feature is on.

LocationOff– Indicates your phone’s location feature is off.

RingerOnly– Indicates ringer only is set for call alert.

VibrateOnly– Indicates ringer volume is set to vibrate.

1Beep– Indicates one beep is set for call alert.

1Beep&Vibrate– Indicates one beep and vibration is set for call alert.

VibrateAll–The ringer is set to vibrate all.

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Status Bar– Status Icons

RingerOff–The ringer is set to off.

SilenceAll– All sounds are turned off.

Ringer&Vibrate– Indicates ringer and vibrate mode is set.

Calendar– Indicates that you have an event scheduled.

MissedCallAlert– Indicates a missed call.

TTY–Indicates your phone is operating in TTY mode.

Speaker–Indicates speaker is activated.

BluetoothEnabled(Hidden)

BluetoothEnabled(Visible)

Bluetoothconnected

Bluetoothconnected(Headset)

AlarmClock– Indicates alarm is activated.

Status Bar– Status Icons

MissedCalls–Indicates a missed call.

IncomingCalls–Indicates call was an incoming call.

OutgoingCalls–Indicates call was an outgoing call.

Camera/Picture–Indicates camera mode.

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CameraResoluton1.3M–Indicates camera

 

resolution is set to 1.3M.

 

CameraResolutonMed–Indicates camera

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resolution is set to Med.

 

CameraResolutonLow–Indicates camera

 

resolution is set to Low.

 

NightModeSetting–Indicates Night mode is set.

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TurningYourPhone On and Off

TurningYourPhoneOn

Press and hold

for three seconds.

Once your phone is on, it may display “Looking for Service.” When your phone finds a signal, it automatically enters standby mode – the phone’s idle state. At this point, you are ready to begin making and receiving calls.

If yourphone is unable to find a signal aftersearching, a PowerSave feature is automatically activated. When a signal is found, yourphone automatically returns to standby mode.

In Power Save mode, your phone searches for a signal periodically without your intervention.You can also initiate a search for Sprint service by pressing any key (when your phone is turned on).

Tip The PowerSave feature conserves yourbattery powerwhen you are in an area where there is no signal.

TurningYourPhoneOff

Press and hold for two seconds until you see the powering down animation on the display screen.

Your screen remains blank while your phone is off (unless the battery is charging).

Batteryand Charger

WARNING Use only Sprint-approved or LG-approved batteries and chargers with your phone. The failure to use a Sprint-approved or LG-approved battery and charger may increase the risk that your phone will become damaged or even cause the battery to catch fire.

Sprint-approved or LG-approved batteries and accessories can be found at Sprint Stores or through LG; or call 1-866-866-7509 to order. They’re also available at www.sprint.com.

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BatteryCapacity

Your phone is equipped with a Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) battery. It allows you to recharge your battery before it is fully drained. The battery provides up to 6 hours of continuous digital talk time.

When the battery reaches 5% of its capacity, the battery icon blinks. When there are approximately two minutes of talk time left, the phone sounds an audible alert and then turns off.

Note Long backlight settings, searching forservice, vibrate mode, browseruse, and othervariables may reduce the battery’s talk and standby times.

Tip Watch yourphone’s battery level indicatorand charge the battery before it runs out of power.

InstallingtheBattery

1.

Press down on the top part of the battery cover with

 

your thumb and slide the cover downward to

 

remove it from the back of the phone.

 

2.

To install, insert the battery into the opening on the

 

back of the phone, aligning the battery contacts

 

with the contacts in the compartment (

) and then

 

gently press the battery down until it clicks into

 

place (

).

 

 

 

 

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3.Replace the cover and slide it upward until it clicks into place.

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RemovingtheBattery

1.Make sure the power is off so that you don’t lose any stored numbers, messages or data.

2.Press down on the top part of the battery cover with your thumb and slide the cover downward to remove it from the back of the phone ( ).

3.Hold the phone in one hand so that the battery is facing you.

4.Hold the top edge of the battery and lift the battery from the battery compartment ( ).

WARNING Do not handle a damaged or leaking Li-Ion battery, to prevent possible injury.

ChargingtheBattery

Charge your battery as soon as possible so you can begin using your phone.

Keeping track of your battery’s charge is important. If your battery level becomes too low, your phone automatically turns off, and you can lose any information you were just working on.

Always use a Sprint-approved or LG-approved desktop charger, travel charger, or vehicle power adapter to charge your battery.

Plug the flat end of the charger into the phone’s charger/accessory jack and the other end into an electrical outlet. Make sure that the end going into the phone has the “B” side facing up when inserting.

Ared status light means the battery is charging.

A green status light means the battery is at least 90 percent charged.

With the Sprint-approved Li-Ion battery, you can recharge the battery before it becomes completely run down.

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NavigatingThrough the Menus

The navigation key on your phone lets you scroll through onscreen items. Many menus feature a scroll bar on the right to help you keep track of your position in the menu.

To navigate through a menu, press the navigation key left, right, up or down. If you are in a first-level menu, such as Messaging, you may also navigate to the next or previous first-level menu by pressing the navigation key right or left.

For a diagram of your phone’s menu, please see “Your Phone’s Menu” on page i.

SelectingMenuItems

As you navigate through the menu, menu options are highlighted. Select any option by highlighting it and pressing . If the option is numbered, you can select it by pressing the corresponding number on the phone’s keypad.

For example, to view your text messages:

1.

From standby mode, press

to access the main

 

 

menu.

 

 

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2.

Select Messaging by highlighting it and

 

pressing .

 

 

 

Phone

3.

Select Messages by highlighting it and

 

pressing

. (If you have any messages, they are

 

 

displayed.)

 

 

 

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For the purposes of this guide, the above steps condense into:

Press > Messaging > Messages.

BackingUpWithinaMenu

Togo to thepreviousmenu:

Press .

Toreturn tostandbymode:

Press .

DisplayingYourPhone Number

Press >Settings/Tools>Settings>Phone Information>PhoneNumber. (Your phone number and other information about your phone and account will be displayed.)

Making andAnswering Calls

Making Calls

1.Slide the phone open and enter a phone number from standby mode. (If you make a mistake while dialing, press to erase the numbers.)

2.Press . (To make a call when you are roaming

and Call Guard is enabled, select RoamCall and press and select YES. See “Call Guard” on page 94.)

3.Press or close the phone when you are finished.

Tip

 

To redial yourlast outgoing call, press TALK twice.

 

 

 

 

 

To redial otherrecent calls, press TALK, highlight a

 

 

number, and press TALK again.

 

 

 

 

 

When making calls off the Nationwide Sprint

 

 

Network, always dial using 11 digits (1 + area code

 

 

+ phone number).

 

 

 

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You can also place calls from your phone by using speed dialing numbers from your Contacts (page 25), using your call history listings (page 49), and voice dialing a call with Voice Control (page 68).

Dialing Options

When you enter numbers in standby mode, press OPTIONS (right softkey) and choose from a variety of dialing options.

To initiate an option, highlight it and press .

Tip

To speed dial a phone number from standby

 

mode, press and hold the speed dial number. If

 

the speed dial number is two digits, enter the first

 

digit, and then press and hold the second digit.

 

(For information on setting up speed dial

 

numbers, see “Assigning Speed Dial Numbers”

 

on page 55) (This feature will not work when you

 

are roaming off the Nationwide Sprint Network;

 

when roaming you must dial using eleven digits [1

 

+ the area code + the seven-digit phone

 

number.])

ContactDetails allows you to check Contacts details for numbers that are already saved in the phone.

Save allows you to save the phone number in your

 

Contacts. (See “Saving a Phone Number” on

 

page 23.)

 

HardPause allows you to enter a hard pause. (See

 

“Dialing and Saving Phone Numbers With Pauses” on

 

page 24.)

 

2-secPause allows you to enter a two-second pause.

 

(See “Dialing and Saving Phone Numbers With

 

Pauses” on page 24.)

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Tip

When you enternumbers in standby mode, press

 

SENDMSG (left softkey) to quickly send a text

 

 

message, picture mail, orvoice message to the

Phone

 

dialed number.

 

 

Answering Calls

 

1.Make sure your phone is on. (If your phone is off, incoming calls go to voicemail.)

2.Press to answer an incoming call. (Depending on your settings, you may also answer incoming calls by pressing any number key or by sliding the phone open. See “Call Answer Mode” on page 41 for more information.)

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Your phone notifies you of incoming calls in the following ways:

The phone rings or vibrates.

The indicator light flashes.

The backlight illuminates.

The screen displays an incoming call message.

If the incoming call is from a number stored in your Contacts, you will see the entry’s name. You may also see the caller’s phone number, if available.

Depending on your settings, you may also see the following options.

Answer to answerthe call.

Silence to mute the ringer.

Send toVoicemail to send the call to voicemail.

Ignore withText to send a text message.You can send the preset message oredit it.

AnsweringaRoamCallWithCallGuard

Enabled

Call Guard is an option that helps you manage your roaming charges when making or receiving calls while outside the Nationwide Sprint Network. Please see “Roaming “ on page 92 for more information about roaming.

Select YES to answer the call. (See “Call Guard” on page 94 for additional information.)

Note When yourphone is off, calls go directly to voicemail.

EndingaCall

Close the phone or press

.

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Missed CallNotification

When you do not answer an incoming call, your screen displays the missed alerts list.

Todisplay themissedcallentryfrom thenotification

screen:

Highlight the entry and press . (To dial the phone number, press .)

Todisplayamissedcallentryfromstandbymode:

1.Press >MissedAlerts.

2.Select the entry you wish to view and press .

Calling Emergency Numbers

You can place calls to 911 (dial

 

 

 

 

 

),

even if your phone is locked or your account is restricted.

Note When you place an emergency call, yourphone automatically enters Emergency mode.

During an emergency call, press to select your options.

SpeakerOn orSpeakerOff to route the phone’s audio

 

through the speakerorthrough the earpiece.

 

Select SpeakerOn to route the phone’s audio

 

through the speaker. (You can adjust the speaker

 

volume using the volume keys on the side of the

 

phone.)

 

 

Select SpeakerOff to use the phone’s earpiece.

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Phone Number to display yourwireless phone number.

 

ToexitEmergencymode:

Phone

1. Press

to end a 911 call.

 

2. Press EXIT (right softkey).

 

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Enhanced911(E911)Information

This phone features an embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) chip necessary for utilizing E911 emergency location services where available.

When you place an emergency 911 call, the GPS feature of your phone seeks information to calculate your approximate location. Depending on several variables, including availability and access to satellite signals, it may take up to 30 seconds or more to determine and report your approximate location.

IMPORTANT Always reportyourlocation to the 911 operatorwhen placing an emergencycall.

Some designated emergency call takers, known as Public SafetyAnswering Points (PSAPs) may not be equipped to receive GPS location information from yourphone.

In-Call Options

Pressing OPTIONS (right softkey) during a call displays a list of available in-call features.To select an option, highlight the option and press .The following options may be available through the options menu:

Speaker to route the phone’s audio through the speaker. (You can adjust the speakervolume using the volume keys on the side of the phone.)

WARNING Because of higher volume levels, do not place the phone near your ear during speakerphone use.

Save to save a phone numberin yourContacts. (See “Saving a Phone Number” on page 23.)

ContactDetails to display the contact details. (If the contact is saved in the Contacts.)

Main Menu to display the phone’s main menu.

3-Way Call to set up a three-way conversation.

Contacts to access the Contacts menu.

Voice Memo to record the current conversation.

Phone Info to check the phone number, version, etc.

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Press MUTE (left softkey) during a call to mute the microphone. Press UNMUTE (left softkey) to unmute the microphone.

End-of-Call Options

When a call ends, press OPTIONS (right softkey) to select an available action:

NewGroup to save the number to a new group listing.

ContactDetails to display the number's Contacts entry (if the number is saved in Contacts).

SaveContact to save the number to Contacts (if the number is not already saved).

Delete to delete the entry from recent history.

DeleteAll to delete all entries from recent history.

Note The End-of-Call options are limited forcalls identified as No ID orRestricted.

Savinga Phone Number

Your phone can store up to 7 phone numbers in each of 600 Contacts entries. Each entry’s name can contain 64 characters.Your phone automatically sorts the Contacts

entries alphabetically. (For more information, see “Contacts” on page 52.)

Tosaveanumberfromstandbymode:

1.

Enter a phone number.

 

2.

Press OPTIONS (right softkey), highlight Save and

 

 

press .

 

3.

Highlight NewEntry for a new contact or Existing Entry

 

 

to add a number to an existing contact and

 

 

press .

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4.

Select Mobile,Home,Work,Pager,Fax,or Other for the

 

phone label.

Phone

5.

Enter the new contact name and press DONE (left

 

softkey) to save the new entry.

 

 

– or –

 

Search for an existing contact name and press to save the new number. Press DONE (left softkey) to save the new entry.

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Findinga Phone Number

You can search Contacts for entries by name.

1.While in Standby Mode, press CONTACTS (right softkey) and enter the first letter or letters of an entry. (The more letters you enter, the more specific the search.)

2.To display an entry, highlight it and press . To dial a number, highlight it and press .

Dialing and Saving Phone NumbersWith

Pauses

You can dial or save phone numbers with pauses for use with automated systems, such as voicemail or credit card billing numbers.

There are two types of pauses available on your phone:

Hard Pause sends the next set of numbers when you press SendTones (left softkey).

2-SecondPause automatically sends the next set of numbers after two seconds.

Note You can have multiple pauses in a phone number and combine 2-second and hard pauses.

Todialorsavephonenumberswithpauses:

1.Enter the phone number.

2.Press OPTIONS (right softkey) > HardPause or

2-secPause.

3.Enter additional numbers.

4.Press to dial the number.

– or –

To save the number in your Contacts list, press OPTIONS (right softkey), highlight Save, and press .

Abbreviated Dialing

Abbreviated dialing lets you prepend the first five or six digits (for example, the area code and prefix) to any four or five digits you enter. (See “Setting Abbreviated Dialing” on page 42.)

Toplaceacallusingabbreviateddialing:

Enter the last four or five digits of the number and press .

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Contacts Match Dialing

Retrieve any number saved in your Contacts by entering only three consecutive digits of the number. (See “Setting Contacts Match Dialing”on page 42.)

Toplaceacallusingcontacts matchdialing:

1.Enter three consecutive digits of a Contacts entry’s phone number. (The matched numbers are shown at the bottom of the screen.)

2.Highlight a phone number and press to call the displayed number.

Dialing From the Contacts List

1. Press >Contacts.

Shortcut From standby mode, press CONTACTS (right softkey) to list entries.

2.Highlight the entry you want to call and press to dial the entry’s default phone number.

– or –

To dial anothernumberfrom the entry, highlight the name and press , and then highlight a numberand press .

Speed Dialing

 

You can store up to 98 numbers in your phone’s speed

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dial memory. Dial speed dial entries using one keypress

for locations 2–9 or two keypresses for locations 10–99.

TouseOne-TouchDialingforspeeddiallocations2–9:

Phone

 

While in Standby Mode, press and hold the

 

appropriate key for approximately two seconds. The

 

display confirms that the number has been dialed

 

when it shows “Connecting...”.

 

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TouseTwo-TouchDialingforspeeddiallocations10–99:

1.Press the first digit.

2.Press and hold the second digit for approximately two seconds. The display confirms that the number has been dialed when it shows “Connecting...”.

Note Speed dialing is not available when you are roaming; when you are roaming off the Nationwide Sprint Network, you must always dial using eleven digits (1 + area code + number).

EnteringText

Selecting aText Input Mode

Your phone provides convenient ways to enter words, letters, punctuation, and numbers whenever you are prompted to enter text (for example, when adding a Contacts entry or when using email and text messaging).

1.From a screen where you can enter text, press OPTIONS (right softkey) and select TextMode to change the text input mode.

2.Select one of the following options:

Abc to use multi-tap entry – press once for “a,” twice for “b,” three times for “c” (see “ABC Mode” on page 27).

PredictiveText to enter text using a predictive text-entry system that reduces the number of keypresses required to enter a word (see page 28).

123 to enter numbers by pressing the numbers on the keypad (see page 29).

Symbols to enter symbols (see page 29).

Emoticon to enter emoticons (see page 29).

Settings to enter text entry settings.

Tip

When entering text, press

 

to change letter

 

 

capitalization (Abc>ABC>abc).

 

 

 

 

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ABC Mode

Characters scroll in the following order:

1. Select the Abc mode. (See “Selecting a Text Input Mode” on page 26.)

2. Press the corresponding keys repeatedly until the

 

correct letter appears. (For example, to enter the

 

word “Bill,” press

twice,

three times,

 

three times, and

three times again.) (If you

 

make a mistake, press

to erase a single

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word.)

 

to erase an entire

character. Press and hold

Phone

By default, the first letter of a sentence is capitalized and

 

the following letters are lowercased. After a character is

 

entered, the cursor automatically advances to the next

 

space after two seconds or when you enter a character

 

on a different key.

 

 

 

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PredictiveText Input

Predictive Text Input lets you enter text using fewer keypresses per word. (To select the Predictive Text mode when entering text, see “Selecting a Text Input Mode” on page 26.)

Predictive Text Input uses an intuitive word database to analyze the letters you enter and create a suitable word.

Note The word may change as you type.

1.When entering text, select the PredictiveText input mode. (See “Selecting a Text Input Mode” on page 26.)

2.Enter a couple of letters of a word, with one key press per letter. When you enter a letter of a word, a small window will appear and show the words starting with the letters.

(If you make a mistake, press to erase a single character. Press and hold to erase an entire word.)

3.Scroll to the desired word and press to select it.

AddingaWordtothePredictiveTextDatabase

1.If a word you want to enter is not displayed in the list in step 3 above, select Add Word? to add a word to the Predictive Text Input database.

2.Enter the word and press . The word will appear as an option the next time you scroll through options during Predictive Text Input.

Tip You can also add words directly to the database. From a text entry screen, press OPTIONS (right softkey) > Text Mode > Settings > Add MyWord. Entera word and press SAVE (left softkey).

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Entering Numbers, Symbolsand

Emoticons

Toenternumbers:

Select the 123 mode and press the appropriate key. (See “Selecting a Text Input Mode” on page 26.)

Toentersymbols:

 

Select the Symbols mode. (See “Selecting a Text

 

Input Mode” on page 26.)To enter a symbol, press

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the appropriate key indicated on the display.

 

Toenter emoticons

Phone

Select the Emoticons mode and press the

appropriate key. (See “Selecting a Text Input Mode”

 

on page 26.)

 

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2B. Settings

SoundSettings(page30)

DisplaySettings(page34)

LocationSettings(page36)

MessagingSettings(page37)

AirplaneMode(page39)

TTYUseWithSprintService(page39)

PhoneSetupOptions(page41)

SecuritySettings(page43)

Sound Settings

RingerTypes

Ringer types help you identify incoming calls and messages. You can assign ringer types to individual Contacts entries, types of calls, and types of messages.

SelectingRingerTypesfor IncomingCalls

Your phone provides a variety of ringer options that allow you to customize your ring and volume settings. These options allow you to identify incoming calls by the ring.

1.Press >Settings/Tools>Settings>Sounds> RingerType>IncomingCalls.

2.Select ContactEntries or Unknown#s. (You can identify incoming calls from the contacts or unknown by setting the different ringer type.)

ContactEntries

AllContacts: You can set a ringer type for the calls from all contacts.

OneContact: You can set a specific ringer type for the calls from one specific contact.

Unknown#s

You can set a ringer type for anonymous calls. (A list of ring type categories will be displayed.)

3.Select a category, and then use your navigation key to scroll through the available ringers. A sample ringer will sound as you highlight each option.

4.Press to assign a ringer.

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SelectingRingerTypesforMessages

1.Press >Settings/Tools>Settings>Sounds> RingerType>Messaging.

2.Select Voicemail, Messages Email. (A list of ring type categories will be displayed.)

3.Select a category, and then use your navigation key to scroll through the available ringers. A sample ringer will sound as you highlight each option.

4.Press to assign a ringer.

SelectingRingerTypesforAlarm&Calendar

1.Press >Settings/Tools> Settings > Sounds > RingerType > Alarm & Calendar.

2.Select a category, and then use your navigation key to scroll through the available ringers. A sample ringer will sound as you highlight each option.

3.Press to assign a ringer.

GettingNewRingers

A wide variety of new ringers is available from the Sprint Digital Lounge, and you can access them right from your phone. (Additional charges may apply, but some are free.)

1.Press >Settings/Tools>Settings>Sounds> RingerType>IncomingCalls,MessagingorAlarm& Calendar.

2. Select a call or message type to display a list of ringer type categories.

3. Select DownloadedRingers>GetNew. (The browser starts and displays the Ringers menu.)

4. Use your navigation key and keypad to search

 

through available ringers. When you find one you

 

want, highlight it and press .

 

5. To purchase the ringer, highlight Buy and press .

 

(Your phone automatically downloads the ringer.)

Settings

continue:

6. When the download is finished, select an option to

 

Listen to listen to the ringer.

 

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