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Understanding Your Phone 12
Unlocking the Phone
When you first turn on the device, the screen is locked (as shown) and displays the Smart unlock guide (see “Smart
unlock” on page 129..) Press and hold the lock icon on the side of the phone or draw a character to unlock the
Smart unlock must be set up before you can draw a character to unlock the phone. For more information, refer to “Smart unlock”
on page 129.
If you want to permanently unlock the phone:
From the Home screen, press then touch
Touch panel auto-lock
The Widget bar provides quick access to the items you use most frequently (Web, Photos, Music, Message Inbox, IM,
Voice Recognition, Calendar, Bluetooth, Today, Message composer, Games and apps, Voice mail, Widget memo,
Digital clock, Analog clock, Dual clock, Birthday, Voice recorder, Calculator, YouTube, Alarm, Facebook, MySpace,
Twitter, digg, AccuWeather, Yahoo! Search, Yahoo! Finance, and More widgets). For more information about the
Widget bar, see “Widget Settings” on page 31.
Function categories are also shortcuts to the Dialer (for dialing a number), Contacts (accessing the Contacts), Web
(for Internet connection), and Messages (displays the icons for application access). While viewing the Main Menu, the
Menu category changes to Home. The Home icon returns you to the Home screen where the time, date, and Widget
This list identifies the symbols you’ll see on your phone’s display screen:
Displays the received signal strength. The greater the number of bars, the stronger the signal.
Displays when you are out of your service area.
Displays the level of your battery. The more bars you see, the more power you have remaining.