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    Your HTC Wildfire SUser guide

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    Getting startedInside the box 8

    HTC Wildfire S 8

    Back cover 10

    SIM card 10

    Storage card 13

    Battery 14

    Switching the power on or off 17

    Entering your PIN 17

    Finger gestures 17

    Setting up HTC Wildfire S for the first time 18

    Ways of getting contacts into HTC Wildfire S 18

    Home screen 19


    Adjusting the volume 21

    Sleep mode 22

    Status and notifications 22

    Notifications panel 25

    Connecting HTC Wildfire S to a computer 27

    Copying files to or from the storage card 27

    Copying text, looking up information, and sharing 28


    Making HTC Wildfire S truly yours 30

    Personalizing HTC Wildfire S with scenes 30

    Changing your wallpaper 31

    Applying a new skin 32

    Personalizing your Home screen with widgets 32

    Adding icons and other shortcuts on your Home screen 33

    Adding folders on your Home screen 34

    Rearranging or removing widgets and icons on your Home screen 34

    Rearranging the Home screen 35

    Using sound sets 36

    Changing your ringtones and alarms 37

    Rearranging or hiding application tabs 38

    Phone calls

    Different ways of making calls 39

    Making a call on the Phone dialer screen 39

    Using Speed dial 40

    Calling a phone number in a text message 40

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    Calling a phone number in an email 41

    Making an emergency call 41

    Receiving calls 42

    What can I do during a call? 43

    Setting up a conference call 45

    Internet calls 45

    Using Call history 46

    Using Home dialing 47

    Call services 48

    Turning Airplane mode on or off 49

    Search and Web browser

    Searching HTC Wildfire S and the web 50

    Using the web browser 51

    Downloading from the Web 54

    Viewing bookmarks and previously visited pages 54

    Setting browser options 56

    Accounts and sync

    About online accounts 57

    Synchronizing with a Google Account 57

    Adding a social network account 58

    Managing your online accounts 58


    Transferring contacts from your old phone 60

    About the People app 61

    Setting up your profile 62

    Importing contacts from your SIM card 62

    Adding a new contact 63

    Importing a contact from an Exchange ActiveSync account 63

    Merging contact information 64

    Filtering your contacts list 65

    Backing up your contacts to the storage card 66

    Contact information and conversations 66

    Sending contact information as a vCard 67

    Contact groups 68

    Adding People widgets 70


    Facebook for HTC Sense 72

    Facebook app 73

    Whats the difference between Facebook app and Facebook for HTC Sense? 74

    Tweeting on the go using Peep 75

    Using Friend Stream 77

    Chatting in Google Talk 79


    Camera basics 82

    Taking a photo 83

    Recording video 84

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    Adding effects 85

    After capturing 85

    Changing camera settings 86

    Photos, videos, and music

    Gallery 88

    Music 95

    Market and other apps

    Finding and installing apps from Android Market 99

    Using the Clock 101

    Checking Weather 104

    Keeping track of your stocks 106

    Watching videos on YouTube 107

    Listening to FM Radio 108

    Recording your voice 109

    Sharing games and apps 111

    MessagesOpening Messages 112

    Sending a text message (SMS) 112

    Sending a multimedia message (MMS) 113

    Resuming a draft message 115

    Viewing and replying to a message 115

    Viewing and saving an attachment from a multimedia message 116

    Push messages 117

    Managing message conversations 118

    Setting message options 119


    Gmail 121

    Mail 122


    About Calendar 130

    Creating an event 130

    Changing Calendar views 132

    Managing Calendar events 133

    Dismissing or snoozing event reminders 134

    Displaying and synchronizing reminders 134

    Changing Calendar settings 136

    About the Calendar widget 136

    Maps and location

    Location settings 137

    Google Maps 138

    HTC Sync

    About HTC Sync 142

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    Installing HTC Sync that came with the storage card 143

    Setting up HTC Sync to recognize HTC Wildfire S 143

    Getting to know the workspace 144

    Setting up synchronization 144

    Synchronizing HTC Wildfire S 147

    Installing an app from your computer to HTC Wildfire S 148

    Synchronizing another device with your computer 148

    Downloading the latest HTC Sync upgrade 148


    Signing up for your HTCSense.com account 149

    Using HTCSense.com 149

    Deleting your HTCSense.com account 151


    Using the onscreen keyboard 152

    Entering words with predictive text 153

    Entering text by speaking 155

    Editing text 156Adjusting input settings 157

    Internet connections

    Data connection 158

    Wi-Fi 159

    Connecting to a virtual private network (VPN) 160

    Using HTC Wildfire S as a modem (USB tethering) 162

    Connecting HTC Wildfire S to the Internet through a computer (Internet Pass-through) 162

    Using HTC Wildfire S as a wireless router 162


    Bluetooth basics 164

    Connecting a Bluetooth headset or car kit 164

    Disconnecting or unpairing from a Bluetooth device 165

    Sending information using Bluetooth 166

    Receiving information using Bluetooth 168


    Protecting your SIM card with a PIN 170

    Protecting HTC Wildfire S with a screen lock pattern, PIN, or password 170

    SettingsSettings on HTC Wildfire S 172

    Changing display settings 173

    Changing sound settings 175

    Changing the language 176

    Optimizing battery life 176

    Managing memory 177

    Checking information about HTC Wildfire S 178

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    Update and reset

    HTC Wildfire S software updates 179

    Restarting HTC Wildfire S 180

    Resetting HTC Wildfire S 180

    Trademarks and copyrights


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    Conventions used in this guide

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


    This is a note. A note often gives additional information, such as what happens

    when you choose to do or not to do a certain action. A note also provides

    information that may only be applicable to some situations.

    This is a tip. A tip gives you an alternative way to do a particular step or procedure,

    or lets you know of an option that you may find helpful.

    This indicates important information that you need in order to accomplish a certain

    task or to get a feature to work properly.

    This provides safety precaution information, that is, information that you need to be

    careful about to prevent potential problems.

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    Getting started

    Inside the box

    You will find the following inside the box:

    HTC Wildfire S

    Battery (preinstalled)

    microSD card (preinstalled)

    USB cable

    3 .5mm stereo headset

    Power adapter

    Quick start guide

    Safety and regulatory guide

    Call center card (hotline card)

    Warranty card

    HTC Wildfire S

    Front panel1. Notification LED

    2. Proximity sensor

    3. Earpiece

    4. Touch screen

    5. Home

    6. Menu

    7. Back

    8. Search

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    Back cover

    Removing the back cover

    Remove the back cover to access the battery compartment, SIM card slot, and

    storage card slot.

    1. Turn off HTC Wildfire S and hold it securely with the front facing down.

    2. With your finger, pry open the back cover from the small opening near the

    POWER button.

    Replacing the back cover

    1. Press the bottom part of the back cover first by aligning into the openings

    located at the bottom part of the back of HTC Wildfire S.

    2. Press the sides and the top part of the back cover down to lock the cover into

    place. You will hear a click when the back cover is locked in place.

    SIM card

    The SIM card contains your phone number, service details, and phonebook/message

    memory. Both 1.8V and 3V SIM cards can be used.

    Some legacy SIM cards may not function with HTC Wildfire S. You should consult

    with your mobile operator for a replacement SIM card. There may be fees for this


    Inserting the SIM card

    1. Take the back cover off.

    2. Remove the battery.

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    3. Slide the SIM card holder in the direction of OPEN (etched on the SIM card

    holder), and then flip it open.

    4. Insert the SIM card with its g

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