KYOCERA hydro User Guide

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  • Page 1 Kyocera Hydro EDGE User Guide © 2013 Kyocera Corporation. All rights reserved. KYOCERA is a registered trademark of Kyocera...
  • Page 2: Table of Contents Table of Contents Get Started ................................................................................................................................ 1 User Guide Notes ............................................................................................................... 1 Your Phone at a Glance ...................................................................................................... 1...
  • Page 3 Call Using the Phone Dialpad .....................................................................................31 Call from Call Logs .....................................................................................................31 Call from Contacts ......................................................................................................32 Call a Number in...
  • Page 4 Save a Phone Number .......................................................................................................51 Edit a Contact ....................................................................................................................51 Add a Group Contact .........................................................................................................54 Edit a Group Contact .........................................................................................................54...
  • Page 5 Sign In and Chat .........................................................................................................74 Manage Your Friends .................................................................................................75 Mobile Indicators ........................................................................................................76 Sign Out .....................................................................................................................76 Google Talk Settings ..................................................................................................76...
  • Page 6 Connect to a Different Wi-Fi Network ..........................................................................96 Connections Optimizer.......................................................................................................96 Data Services ....................................................................................................................97 Launch a Web Connection..........................................................................................97 Data Connection Status...
  • Page 7 Video Camera Settings ....................................................................................................113 View Pictures and Videos Using Gallery ..........................................................................114 Open or Close Gallery ..............................................................................................114 View Pictures and...
  • Page 8 Voice Search ............................................................................................................131 Eco Mode ........................................................................................................................132 Bluetooth .........................................................................................................................132 Turn Bluetooth On or Off...........................................................................................132 The Bluetooth Settings Menu ....................................................................................133 Change...
  • Page 9 Volumes ...................................................................................................................147 Call Ringtone and Vibrate Settings ...........................................................................147 Sound System Settings ............................................................................................148 Display Settings ...............................................................................................................149 Brightness ................................................................................................................149 Wallpaper .................................................................................................................149...
  • Page 10 Date & Time Settings .......................................................................................................160 Accessibility Settings .......................................................................................................160 Services ....................................................................................................................160 Accessibility System Settings ...................................................................................161 Developer Options Settings .............................................................................................162 Activate...
  • Page 11: Get StartedGet Started The following topics give you all the information you need to set up your phone and the service...
  • Page 12Set Up Your Phone You must first install and charge the battery to begin setting up your phone. Insert and...
  • Page 13  Insert your thumbnail or fingernail into the slot and lift the battery cover gently.  Insert the battery,...
  • Page 14Note: When you insert the battery, your phone may power on automatically. 2. Charge your battery.  Plug the smaller...
  • Page 15Important: Voicemail Password – Boost Mobile strongly recommends that you create a password when setting up your voicemail to protect...
  • Page 16: Phone BasicsPhone Basics Your phone is packed with features that simplify your life and expand your ability to stay connected to...
  • Page 17 such as during a phone call. It also automatically turns off the keyboard backlight and brightens the display when...
  • Page 18 ● microSD Card Slot (Internal) allows you to insert an optional microSD card to support external memory. ● Battery...
  • Page 19Turn Your Screen On and Off Your phone allows you to quickly turn the screen off when not in use...
  • Page 20Touch and Hold To open the available options for an item (for example, a keyboard), touch and hold the item....
  • Page 21Swipe or Slide To swipe or slide means to quickly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across the screen. Flick...
  • Page 22Pinch and Spread Pinch the screen using your thumb and forefinger to zoom out, or spread the screen to zoom...
  • Page 23Note: The Auto-rotate screen check box needs to be selected for the screen orientation to automatically change. Touch Home >...
  • Page 24 ● Application Launcher: Touch to display available applications and widgets on the phone. ● Favorites Tray: Contains up to...
  • Page 25 1. Lightly pinch any home screen with your thumb and index finger to display the home screen thumbnails. –...
  • Page 26Favorites Tray The favorites tray takes up to five icons and appears on every home screen. You can replace those...
  • Page 27Sort the Apps on Your Phone 1. Touch Home > > Menu > Sort by…. 2. Select an option: ...
  • Page 28Retrieve the Current Location Information 1. Touch Add location on the widget. 2. Touch Find current location. Your current location...
  • Page 29 3. The following options are available:  Set location: Set the location to be displayed on the widget. ...
  • Page 30Notification Icons Icon Notification Missed call New email New Gmail New SMS or MMS message Event Music application is running...
  • Page 31To select a keyboard from Settings: 1. Touch Home > Menu > System settings > Language & input > Default....
  • Page 32Tip: For tips on using Swype, touch and hold the Swype key and then touch How to Swype. Some of...
  • Page 33 Key Description Enter: Touch to confirm your entry or move to a new line. Shift: Touch to toggle between the...
  • Page 34 2. Say the text you wish to enter into the microphone. Swype User Dictionary To add a word to...
  • Page 35 • Sound on keypress: Select to play tones when a key is touched. • Pop-up on keypress: Select to...
  • Page 36Android Keyboard Overview Note: Key appearance may vary depending on the selected application or text field. Some of the keys...
  • Page 37 Key Description Go: Touch to go to a Web address. Space: Touch to insert a space. Touch and hold...
  • Page 38 3. Touch next to Android keyboard. 4. Touch Voice input key and select On main keyboard or On symbols...
  • Page 39  Input languages: Touch to select the input language. The dictionary for the selected language will be enabled. ...
  • Page 40Tip: Touch or SELECT ALL to select all the text on the page. 3. Touch . – or – Touch...
  • Page 41: Phone CallsPhone Calls Make Phone Calls There are several convenient ways to place calls from your phone. Call Using the Phone...
  • Page 42 2. Touch the Call log tab to display the Call log list. 3. Touch the phone icon next to...
  • Page 43To call the 911 emergency number when the pattern screen lock, the PIN screen lock or the password screen lock...
  • Page 44Call Using the Plus (+) Code When placing international calls, Plus Code Dialing automatically enters the international access code for...
  • Page 45  Only for Internet calls to use Internet calling only for calls to Internet calling addresses.  Ask for...
  • Page 46Set Up Visual Voicemail Setting up Visual Voicemail follows many of the same procedures as setting up traditional voicemail. You...
  • Page 47Note: Touch Inbox at the top left on the screen to move to other folders, such as Trash or Archive....
  • Page 48  Touch to pause the playback. Touch to resume.  Touch or to turn the speakerphone on or off...
  • Page 49  You will be asked to set a Display name if it is not set. – or – Type...
  • Page 50Change Your Main Greeting via the Voicemail Menu Your main greeting can be changed directly via the Visual Voicemail system....
  • Page 51 Without a password, anyone who has access to your phone is able to access your voicemail messages. Voicemail Notification...
  • Page 52Phone Call Options Your phone application provides many useful features and options to help you make the most of your...
  • Page 53Touch Menu during a call to display a list of additional in-call features. Touch an option to select it. ●...
  • Page 54 2. Once you have established the connection, touch Add call, and dial the second number (or place the call...
  • Page 55  You can determine if an entry was an incoming, outgoing, or a missed call from the icons shown...
  • Page 56 2. Touch Menu > Settings. 3. Select the North American dialing check box when placing international calls while in...
  • Page 57 attention of the FCC, and the wireless industry and the PSAP community are currently working to resolve this. Phone...
  • Page 58: PeoplePeople The People application lets you store and manage contacts from a variety of sources, including contacts you enter and...
  • Page 59 ● Add contact: Touch to add a contact. See Add a Contact. ● Add group: Touch to add a...
  • Page 60  Sort list by to choose how your contacts are sorted.  View contact names as to choose how...
  • Page 61  EMAIL  ADDRESS  EVENTS  GROUPS  Add another field: Touch to include additional information such as...
  • Page 62 4. Add or edit the information, and then touch DONE. Note: To select a type (label) for a phone...
  • Page 63Assign a Ringtone to a Contact Know who’s calling without looking at your phone by assigning a specific ringer to...
  • Page 64Add a Contact Widget to the Home Screen You can create a widget of your contact on the home screen...
  • Page 65  Touch the group’s name to rename it.  Touch Type person’s name to add an entry to the...
  • Page 66To enter or edit your own information: 1. Touch Home > > People > . 2. Touch My information >...
  • Page 67Your People then reflects any updated contact information.  This update process works both ways. For example, any changes on...
  • Page 68: Accounts and MessagingAccounts and Messaging With the data service and your phone’s messaging capabilities, you have the opportunity to share information through...
  • Page 69 authenticate your account should you ever encounter problems or forget your password. It is strongly encouraged for Android users...
  • Page 70  Select messages and conversations: Touch the box before the email or conversation.  View the inbox of your...
  • Page 71Tip: You can also access new messages through the Notifications bar. When a new Gmail message arrives, you’ll see the...
  • Page 72Add a Corporate Account If you synchronize your phone with your corporate account, you can read, manage, and send email...
  • Page 73Compose and Send Email Compose and send email using any account you have set up on your phone. Increase your...
  • Page 74 3. Touch , or touch > Reply all, to reply to the message. Manage Your Email Inbox Your email...
  • Page 75Email Account Settings You can edit settings for your individual email accounts, such as email address and password, name display...
  • Page 76  Download attachments: Check if you want to automatically download attachments via Wi-Fi.  Email notifications: Check to display...
  • Page 77 3. Fill in one or more recipients. You can:  Enter phone numbers or email addresses in the To...
  • Page 78 4. Touch Type message and then start composing your message. 5. Touch and select from the following file attachments:...
  • Page 79Save and Resume a Draft Message While composing a text or multimedia message, touch Back > Yes to save your...
  • Page 80Note: If a message contains a link to a Web page, touch the message and then touch the link to...
  • Page 81Reply to a Message 1. Touch Home > > Messaging. 2. On the Messaging screen, touch a text or multimedia...
  • Page 82 2. On the Messaging screen, touch Menu > Settings. You can set the following: Storage Settings ● Delete old...
  • Page 83  Choose ringtone: Select a ringtone that is specific to new text and multimedia messages. Note that the ringtone...
  • Page 84Sign In and Chat You need to sign in the Google Talk before starting chatting. ► Touch Home > >...
  • Page 85Start a Chat 1. Touch a friend on the friends list. 2. Touch the text box, and then type your...
  • Page 86Unblock Friends 1. On the friends list screen, touch Menu > Settings and touch your account. 2. Touch Blocked friends....
  • Page 87  Invitation notifications: Select to show a notification in the status bar when someone invites you to become a...
  • Page 88: Apps and EntertainmentApps and Entertainment All your phone’s features are accessible through the Apps list. Note: Available applications and services are subject...
  • Page 89 4. Touch an app to read a description about the app and user reviews. 5. Touch Install (for free...
  • Page 90 2. Touch Menu > My apps. 3. Touch the app to uninstall for a refund. The details screen for...
  • Page 91 4. Touch OK. Get Help with Google Play The Google Play Store app offers an online help option if...
  • Page 92 2. Touch the Search icon and search for "scout." 3. Touch Scout GPS Navigation & Traffic from the results...
  • Page 93Google Maps Use the Google Maps app to determine your location, find directions, browse local businesses and attractions, rate and...
  • Page 94 3. Touch a matching result on the drop-down list or touch on the keyboard. A callout label appears on...
  • Page 95 4. Touch GET DIRECTIONS. The directions to your destination appear in a list or on the map. Touch NAVIGATION...
  • Page 96 2. From the Maps main screen, touch Maps on the top left of the screen, and then touch Join...
  • Page 97If your friends already use Latitude, they receive an email request and a notification on Latitude. If they have not...
  • Page 98 ● Manage sharing: Select from the following:  Share best available location: Share your precise location information.  Share...
  • Page 99  Check-in notifications: Enable notifications that suggest places to check in.  Manage your places: View and modify your...
  • Page 100The following options are available for the control: ● Drag the slider to rewind or fast-forward. ● Touch to pause....
  • Page 101 ● More by artist to show another album of the selected artist. ● Shop for artist to open the...
  • Page 102Reorder the Queue ► On the queue screen, touch next to the item you want to play the next and...
  • Page 103 2. Touch next to the song you want to play and touch Play. Delete a Playlist 1. Open the...
  • Page 104 – or – Touch Continue to continue using your phone. When the notification icon appears, slide the status bar...
  • Page 105: Web and DataWeb and Data Your phone’s data capabilities let you wirelessly access the Internet or your corporate network through a variety...
  • Page 106Note: The next time your phone connects to a previously accessed secured wireless network, you will not be prompted to...
  • Page 107The Connections Optimizer works by searching for available "remembered" Wi-Fi networks. If you do not leave your Wi-Fi antenna on...
  • Page 108Tip: To change the phone’s default launch page to your current page, touch Menu > Settings > General > Set...
  • Page 109 3. Touch Home > Menu > System settings > Security > Install from SD card, and install the necessary...
  • Page 110Browser Your phone’s Web browser gives you full access to both mobile and traditional websites on the go, using data...
  • Page 111 1. Place your thumb and index finger on the screen. 2. Bring them together (pinch) to zoom out. Go...
  • Page 112Select Text on a Web Page You can highlight text on a Web page and copy it, search for it,...
  • Page 113Adjust Browser Settings You can control many of the settings for your browser through the browser settings menu, including general...
  • Page 114 • Remember passwords: Stores user names and passwords for visited sites. Clear the check mark to disable this function....
  • Page 115 • Auto-fit pages: Allows Web pages to be resized to fit as much of the screen as possible. •...
  • Page 116Set the Browser Home Page Customize your Web experience by setting your browser’s home page. 1. Touch Home > >...
  • Page 117Create Bookmarks from History Tab 1. Touch Home > > Browser > Menu > Bookmarks. 2. Touch the HISTORY tab....
  • Page 118: Camera and VideoCamera and Video You can use the camera or video camera to take and share pictures and videos. Your phone...
  • Page 119 ● Settings Button: Opens the camera settings menu and lets you change the camera settings. For more information, see...
  • Page 120 ● Gallery: Opens the Gallery application. See View Pictures and Videos Using Gallery. ● Share: Displays the available applications...
  • Page 121 ● Available Time: From the left, displays the current recording time, the remaining recording time with the current settings,...
  • Page 122 • Normal: Takes a normal picture. • Continuous shooting: Takes up to nine pictures continuously while touching and holding...
  • Page 123 • Auxiliary line: Selects from OFF or Grid. • Auto-review: Selects from Moment auto-review, Auto-review, or OFF. • Default...
  • Page 124 • Default settings: Resets all the video camera settings to the factory default settings. Touch OK to confirm. View...
  • Page 125Note: Depending on the number of pictures stored, it may take some time for Gallery to load all your albums...
  • Page 126Watch Video Use the onscreen controls to play, pause, or stop the video. 1. Touch Home > > Gallery. 2....
  • Page 127 4. Touch the following icon to edit the picture and scroll left and right to select your favorite effect....
  • Page 128 5. To adjust the crop box size, touch and hold the edge of the box. When directional arrows appear,...
  • Page 129Send Pictures or Videos by Multimedia Message Multimedia Messaging (MMS) lets you send pictures and videos using your phone’s messaging...
  • Page 130 4. Touch > Google+. 5. Follow the instructions on the screen. Share Pictures on Picasa You need to be...
  • Page 131: Tools and CalendarTools and Calendar Learn how to use many of your phone’s productivity-enhancing features. Calendar Use Calendar to create and manage...
  • Page 132 9. Set the event reminder time and select how you are notified. Note: You can add another reminder time...
  • Page 133 1. Slide the status bar down to open the Notifications panel. Note: If you have other pending event reminders,...
  • Page 134When in Day view, slide left or right across the screen to view earlier or later days. Week View Week...
  • Page 135Month View In Month view, you’ll see markers on days that have events. When in Month view: ● Touch the...
  • Page 136Edit Calendar Events Edit your calendar events to keep your calendar up to date. 1. Touch Home > > Calendar....
  • Page 137Synchronize a Corporate Calendar If you have set up a corporate account on your phone, you can also synchronize corporate...
  • Page 138Note: When you first open the alarms, two alarms are set up by default and ready for you to customize....
  • Page 139Change Alarm Settings You can configure the settings of the alarm feature. 1. Touch Home > > Clock. 2. Touch...
  • Page 140Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) You can use your phone’s built-in automatic speech recognition (ASR) software (Voice Dialer) to dial a...
  • Page 141 1. Touch Home > Menu > System settings > Language & input. 2. Touch Text-to-speech output. 3. Select your...
  • Page 142Eco Mode The Eco Mode allows you to save battery life while using your phone. 1. Touch Home > >...
  • Page 143 Touch the on icon to turn Bluetooth off. Note: Turn off Bluetooth when not in use to conserve battery...
  • Page 144 3. Make sure that the headset is discoverable, so that your phone can find the headset. Refer to the...
  • Page 145Disconnect a Bluetooth Device 1. Touch Home > Menu > System settings > Bluetooth. 2. On the PAIRED DEVICES list,...
  • Page 146  Contact: Display a contact and then touch Menu > Share > Bluetooth. 4. If you are prompted to...
  • Page 147Insert a microSD Card Remove the battery cover and the battery to insert a compatible microSD card into your phone....
  • Page 148 3. Gently push the microSD card inward and release it. The card is now halfway out of the microSD...
  • Page 149Format the microSD Card Formatting a microSD card permanently removes all files stored on the card. 1. Touch Home >...
  • Page 150 1. Connect the phone to your computer using the supplied USB cable. 2. The PC connection screen automatically opens....
  • Page 151 1. Touch Home > Menu > System settings. 2. Touch a category such as Google and Email under ACCOUNTS...
  • Page 152Reinstall Your Google Application Your Google™ app purchases are reloaded remotely and can be re-installed after the update is applied....
  • Page 153: SettingsSettings The following topics provide an overview of items you can change using your phone’s Settings menus. Wi-Fi Settings The...
  • Page 154 • Avoid poor connections: Avoids using a Wi-Fi network unless it has a good Internet connection. • MAC address:...
  • Page 155 3. Touch next to Data usage cycle to change the period of time for which the chart will display...
  • Page 156Tip: You can see the Wi-Fi usage. Touch Menu > Show Wi-Fi usage to check it. More Settings The More...
  • Page 157Sound Settings The Sound settings menu lets you control your phone’s audio, from ringtones and alerts to touch tones and...
  • Page 158Persistent Alerts Set alerts, such as beep, vibration, or LED blinking for notifications. 1. Touch Home > Menu > System...
  • Page 159 1. Touch Home > Menu > System settings > Sound. 2. Select the Screen lock sound check box. Vibrate...
  • Page 160  Live Wallpapers to set a live wallpaper. Select an image. You may touch Settings... to select custom settings...
  • Page 161Screen Proximity Safety Set the distance between your phone and your face that triggers your phone’s proximity sensor to work....
  • Page 162Battery Settings Monitor your phone’s battery usage through this settings menu. View which functions are consuming your battery’s charge and...
  • Page 163 2. Touch one of the following tabs to select the applications to be displayed:  DOWNLOADED to display the...
  • Page 164 ● PIN ● Password Important: To protect your phone and data from unauthorized access, Boost Mobile recommends using the...
  • Page 165Use a PIN to Unlock the Screen 1. Touch Home > Menu > System settings > Security > Screen lock....
  • Page 166 2. Select the Vibrate on touch check box. Owner Information Display the text on the lock screen. 1. Touch...
  • Page 167Device Administrators You can disable the authority to be a device administrator of certain applications. If disabled, you will typically...
  • Page 168Language & Input Settings Your phone’s language and input settings let you select a language for the phone’s menus and...
  • Page 169  Backup account: Select a Google account for your phone backup.  Automatic restore: This option lets you restore...
  • Page 170  Select a check box next to the item to sync.  Touch Menu > Sync now to sync...
  • Page 171 3. Touch SETTINGS to configure its settings. Accessibility System Settings Configure your phone's accessibility system settings. Large Text Use...
  • Page 172 3. Select Short, Medium, or Long. Enhance Web Accessibility Install web scripts that make the web content more accessible....
  • Page 173: Important Safety InformationImportant Safety Information This phone guide contains important operational and safety information that will help you safely use your phone....
  • Page 174Following Safety Guidelines To operate your phone safely and efficiently, always follow any special regulations in a given area. Turn...
  • Page 175 ● Areas where the air contains chemicals or particles such as grain, dust, or metal powders. ● Any other...
  • Page 176Charging ● Dry your phone with a clean cloth before charging. ● Do not touch the charger, charging cable, or...
  • Page 177 compatibility. If you have questions about return or exchange policies, consult your service provider or phone retailer. Hearing aid...
  • Page 178 ● Improper battery use may result in a fire, explosion or other hazard. ● Do not short-circuit a battery...
  • Page 179Radio Frequency (RF) Energy Understanding How Your Phone Operates Your phone is basically a radio transmitter and receiver. When it’s...
  • Page 180All phones must meet the federal standard, which incorporates a substantial margin of safety. As stated above, variations in SAR...
  • Page 181Owner’s Record The model number, regulatory number, and serial number are located on a nameplate inside the battery compartment. Record...
  • Page 182: Manufacturer’s WarrantyManufacturer’s Warranty Your phone has been designed to provide you with reliable, worry-free service. If for any reason you have...
  • Page 183to fire, water or excessive moisture or dampness or extreme changes in climate or temperature; (iii) Products operated outside published...
  • Page 184: End Users License AgreementEnd Users License Agreement Kyocera Communications, Inc. (“Kyocera”) End User License Agreement CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“AGREEMENT”)...
  • Page 185which you use it, including, but not limited to, applicable restrictions concerning copyright and other intellectual property rights and/or the...
  • Page 186of the software would result in foreseeable risk of loss, injury or death to any person. This includes operation of...
  • Page 187: Copyright InformationCopyright Information © 2013 Kyocera Corporation. All Rights Reserved. KYOCERA is a registered trademark of Kyocera Corporation. Boost, the Logo,...
  • Page 188: Index Index 3-Way Calling, 43 Change device name, 133 About Phone, 162 Connect, 133 Accessibility Settings, 160 Disconnect, 135 Auto-rotate...
  • Page 189 Clear, 45 Data, 95 Make call from, 31 Data Services, 97 Options, 45 Status indicators, 98 View, 44 Data...
  • Page 190Gallery, 114 Folders, 16 Close, 115 Manage, 14 Open, 114 Move or remove items, 15 View pictures and videos, 115...
  • Page 191 View memory, 138 Phone Layout (illustration), 6 MMS Phone Number Message Conversations, 69 Save to contacts, 51 Notifications, 69...
  • Page 192Save a Phone Number, 51 Status Bar, 19 Scout GPS Navigation & Traffic, 81 Status Icons, 19 Screen Lock, 153...
  • Page 193 Share via messaging, 119 Set up, 4, 40 Share via YouTube, 120 Volume, 147 View, 115 Volume Button, 7...