User guide HTC Desire 520..
Contents Features you'll enjoy Personalization 8 Imaging 9 Sound 10 Unboxing HTC Desire 520 11 Back cover 12 Battery 13 nano SIM card 16 Storage card 17 Switching the power on or off 18 Want some quick guidance on your phone? 19 Phone setup and transfer Setting up HTC Desire 520 for the first time 20 Transferring content from an Android phone 21 Ways of transferring content from an iPhone 21 Transferring iPhone content through iCloud 22 Other ways of getting contacts and other content 22 Transferring photos, videos, and music between your phone and computer 23 Using Quick Settings 23 Gettin..
Turning HTC BlinkFeed on or off 60 Restaurant recommendations 60 Ways of adding content on HTC BlinkFeed 61 Customizing the Highlights feed 62 Saving articles for later 62 Posting to your social networks 63 Removing content from HTC BlinkFeed 63 Camera Camera basics 64 Selfies and people shots 67 Panoramic shots 70 Other camera features 70 Camera settings 71 Gallery Viewing photos and videos in Gallery 72 Adding photos or videos to an album 75 Copying or moving photos or videos between albums 75 Tagging photos and videos 75 Searching for photos and videos 76 Trimming a video 77 Saving a pho..
Forwarding a message 93 Copying a text message to the nano SIM card 93 Deleting messages and conversations 94 Entertainment HTC Music 95 FM Radio 98 HTC Connect 98 Power and storage management Battery 103 Phone storage 106 File Manager 107 Sync, backup, and reset Online sync 109 Backup 110 HTC Sync Manager 115 Reset 117 People Your contacts list 118 Setting up your profile 119 Adding a new contact 119 Editing a contact’s information 120 Getting in touch with a contact 121 Importing or copying contacts 121 Merging contact information 122 Sending contact information 123 Contact groups 123 P..
Google Search and apps Google Now 136 Google Search 138 Google Chrome 139 Google Drive 140 Google Maps 142 YouTube 144 Other apps Clock 146 Weather 147 Internet connections Turning the data connection on or off 148 Managing your data usage 148 Wi-Fi connection 150 Connecting to VPN 150 Using HTC Desire 520 as a Wi-Fi hotspot 152 Wireless sharing Turning Bluetooth on or off 153 Connecting a Bluetooth headset 153 Unpairing from a Bluetooth device 154 Receiving files using Bluetooth 154 Settings and security Turning location services on or off 156 Do not disturb mode 156 Airplane mode 157 Sche..
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Important note on recoverable data Files and other data that have been deleted, cleared, removed, or erased from your device may still be recoverable by third-party data recovery software. Even a factory reset may not permanently erase all data from your phone, including personal information. 7 Important note on recoverable data..
Features you'll enjoy Personalization Designed with you in mind, HTC Desire 520 is filled with innovations that help it to adapt to your life. Themes Make HTC Desire 520 feel more personal by customizing how it looks with your own photos and then mix and match with different sets of icons, sounds, color schemes, and more. See What is the Themes app? on page 49. HTC Sense Home Your Home screen adapts to your needs at home, at work, and on the go. See What is the HTC Sense Home widget? on page 38. HTC BlinkFeed Get your favorite topics, news, social media, and more conveniently delivered to o..
Imaging Take fun selfies and create interesting photos to share with family and friends. Front camera features Enjoy using a variety of selfie-friendly features with the Camera app. § Instant selfie shots – Flash a smile, and the camera instantly captures your smiling face. Or, Just say "Cheese"! See Using Auto Selfie on page 68 and Using Voice Selfie on page 69. § HDR – Improve the lighting in your selfies look with HDR. See Using HDR on page 70. § Make-up level – Make your complexion look smoother by adjusting the Make-up level before you take your selfie. See Skin touch-ups for ..
Sound Easily connect wireless speakers to your phone. HTC Connect Simply swipe up the screen with three fingers to stream music or video from HTC Desire 520 to your speakers or TV. Control the volume and playback with your phone! You can even enjoy your favorite music on multiple speakers. See What is HTC Connect? on page 98. 10 Features you'll enjoy..
Unboxing HTC Desire 520 Familiarize yourself with the parts of the phone before use. 1. POWER button 2. VOLUME control 3. Proximity sensor 4. Receiver 5. 3.5mm headset jack 6. Front camera 7. Speaker 8. USB connector You need a 4G/LTE ™ plan to use your operator's 4G/LTE network for voice calls and data services. Check with your operator for details. § If you want to use a case or screen protector, don’t cover and block the proximity sensor. Purchase a case or screen protector designed for HTC Desire 520. § Avoid liquid or dust from entering the microphone hole to prevent damage to th..
Back cover Removing the back cover 1. With one hand, securely hold HTC Desire 520 with the bottom edge facing up and the back facing you. 2. With your other hand, press your thumb on the back cover and use your finger to open a small gap from the opening at the bottom. Then continue to lift the cover open from the bottom and the sides. 12 Unboxing..
Replacing the back cover 1. Align the back cover onto the top part of HTC Desire 520. 2. Press the sides and the lower part down from top to bottom to lock the cover into place. You will hear a click when the back cover is locked in place. Battery Removing the battery 1. Take the back cover off. 2. With your thumb or finger, lift the battery from the battery compartment. 13 Unboxing..
Inserting the battery Use only original batteries that came in the box or replacements that we recommend. 1. Take the back cover off. 2. Insert the battery (with its exposed copper contacts first) into the battery compartment. 14 Unboxing..
Charging the battery Before you turn on and start using HTC Desire 520, it is recommended that you charge the battery. § If the battery has been discharged for several days, you may need to charge HTC Desire 520 for several minutes before powering it on. § Use only the adapter and the USB cable that came with HTC Desire 520 to charge the battery. When the battery power is too low, make sure to use the power adapter to charge, not the USB cable connection with your computer. § Do not remove the battery from HTC Desire 520 while you are charging it using the power or car adapter. 1. Insert..
nano SIM card HTC Desire 520 uses a nano SIM card. Use a standard nano SIM card only. Inserting a modified card that is thicker than the standard nano SIM card may cause the card to not fit properly or damage the card slot. Inserting a nano SIM card 1. Take the back cover off. 2. Remove the battery. 3. Remove the tray. 16 Unboxing..
4. With the nano SIM card's gold contacts facing up and its cut-off corner facing out, insert the card into the tray. 5. Position the tray at the edge of the slot at an angle. Then carefully slide the tray into the slot. Removing a nano SIM card Make sure to switch off HTC Desire 520 before removing the card. 1. Take the back cover off. 2. Remove the battery. 3. Remove the tray. 4. Remove the nano SIM card from the tray. Storage card Use a storage card to store your photos, videos, and music. When you need to free up phone storage space, you can also move certain apps to the storage card, i..
§ Moving apps to the storage card doesn't back up the apps. If you do a factory reset, your phone loses the apps. You'll need to reinstall them. § When you remove the storage card and insert it in another phone, the apps on the storage card won't be installed automatically to the other phone. You'll need to reinstall them. Inserting the storage card 1. Take the back cover off. 2. Remove the battery. 3. Insert the microSD ™ card into the storage card slot with its gold contacts facing down and push it all the way in. Removing the storage card 1. Take the back cover off. 2. Remove the bat..
Switching the power off 1. If the display is off, press the POWER button to turn it back on. 2. Press and hold the POWER button for a few seconds. 3. Tap Power off on the options menu. Want some quick guidance on your phone? Check out the friendly walkthroughs and the FAQs in the Help app to learn how to use your phone. § When you see a Tips & Help tile in HTC BlinkFeed ™ , just tap the tile to know more about the tip. § From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Help . You can then tap Tips & Help > Search help articles & videos , and enter what you're looking for..
Phone setup and transfer Setting up HTC Desire 520 for the first time When you switch on HTC Desire 520 for the first time, you’ll be asked to set it up. You can enable TalkBack to navigate by voice feedback before selecting the language. Press and hold two fingers on the screen until you hear a message saying that accessibility mode is enabled. Walk through the on-device setup to choose your Internet connection, sign in to your accounts, set up your screen lock, and more. During the setup, there are different ways you can choose to transfer or restore content to HTC Desire 520. It is rec..
Transferring content from an Android phone On your old Android phone, download the HTC Transfer Tool and use it to transfer your content to HTC Desire 520. The types of locally stored content on your old phone that the HTC Transfer Tool can transfer include contacts, messages, calendar events, music, photos, videos, and some settings. More types of data such as call histories, email accounts, and some HTC app settings can be transferred from HTC phones that have HTC Sense ™ 5.5 or higher. You need Android version 2.2 or later to use the HTC Transfer Tool on your old phone. 1. From the Hom..
Transferring iPhone content through iCloud If you have an iCloud account, sync iPhone content to your iCloud storage, and then transfer the content to HTC Desire 520. You can transfer the following types of content from iCloud: contacts, bookmarks, text messages, messages from iMessage, calendar events, and photos. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Get content from another phone . 2. Tap iPhone > Import from iCloud backup . 3. Follow the steps shown onscreen to back up your iPhone content to your iCloud storage. 4. Enter your iCloud email address and password, and then tap ..
Transferring photos, videos, and music between your phone and computer Here are ways you can transfer your media from or to your computer. § Connect HTC Desire 520 to your computer. Your computer will recognize it just like any removable USB drive, and you can copy your media between them. § Download and use the HTC Sync Manager software on your computer. You can set it up to automatically get music, photos, and videos off HTC Desire 520 to your computer. You can also sync playlists from your computer to the phone. If you have an iPhone, you can also connect it and transfer camera roll ph..
Customizing Quick Settings You can remove, replace, or rearrange the tiles in Quick Settings. 1. With two fingers, swipe down from the top of the screen to open Quick Settings. 2. Tap and do one of the following: § In the Quick Settings list, press and hold next to the item you want to move and drag it to rearrange the list. § Under Hidden items, press and hold and drag it up to make it available in Quick Settings. There is a limit to the number of tiles that can be shown in Quick Settings. You may need to remove an existing item to make space for another one. To remove an item, drag it b..
Getting to know your settings Want to change the ringtone, set up a Wi-Fi connection, or add your accounts? Do this and more in Settings. 1. Open Settings either from the Quick Settings panel or the Apps screen. § With two fingers, swipe down from the status bar to open Quick Settings, and then tap . § From the Home screen, tap to switch to the Apps screen, and then tap Settings . 2. Here are some of the basic settings you can change: § Tap the On/Off switch next to an item such as Wi-Fi to turn it on or off. Tap the item itself to configure its settings. § Tap Sound & notification ..
3. Tap Download . 4. When download is complete, select Install now , and then tap OK . After updating, HTC Desire 520 will restart. Installing an application update When Internet connection is on and there's an available update for your HTC or mobile operator apps, the update notification icon appears in the status bar. 1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap the update notification. The Updates screen opens with the list of application updates to be installed. 2. Tap an item to view its details, and then tap . 3. When you're done reviewing the updates, tap Install . You'll be a..
Getting apps from Google Play Google Play is the place to go to find new apps for HTC Desire 520. Choose from a wide variety of free and paid apps ranging from productivity apps, entertainment, to games. § You need a Google Wallet ™ account to buy paid apps or to make in-app purchases. If you already have a Google Account, just add Google Wallet by signing in with your existing username and password at wallet.google.com . § The name of the Play Store app may differ depending on your region. § The ability to purchase apps varies by region. Finding and installing an app When you install ..
Downloading apps from the web You can download apps directly from websites. § Apps downloaded from websites can be from unknown sources. To help protect HTC Desire 520 and your personal data, we strongly recommend that you only download from websites you trust. § Before you can install the downloaded app, make sure that you've set HTC Desire 520 to allow installation of third-party apps in Settings > Security > Unknown sources . 1. Open the browser, and then go to the website where you can download the app you want. 2. Follow the website's download instructions for the app. After in..
Your first week with your new phone Basics HTC Sense Home After you've turned on and set up HTC Desire 520 for the first time, you'll see the Home screen. § Set up the HTC Sense Home widget to experience the convenience of a Home screen that automatically adjusts when you're at home, work, or outdoors. See What is the HTC Sense Home widget? on page 38. § Swipe right and you'll find HTC BlinkFeed. You can customize HTC BlinkFeed to show posts from your social networks, headlines from your favorite news media, and more. For details, see What is HTC BlinkFeed? on page 59. § Swipe left and y..
Fourth navigation button options Hide navigation bar Turn off screen Auto rotate Notifications Quick settings See Adding a fourth navigation button on page 30. Adding a fourth navigation button You can add a fourth navigation button to make it easier to turn the display off, toggle auto-rotate, and more. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Personalize . 2. Tap Change navigation buttons . 3. Tap a fourth navigation button to add it. To have only three navigation buttons, make sure none of the fourth button options are selected. 4. Tap Done to save and apply your customization. Re..
Sleep mode Sleep mode saves battery power by putting HTC Desire 520 into a low power state while the display is off. It also stops accidental button presses when HTC Desire 520 is in your bag. Switching to Sleep mode To turn off the display and switch to Sleep mode, you can: § Briefly press the POWER button. § Double-tap the lock screen. HTC Desire 520 also automatically goes into Sleep mode when it’s left idle for a while. You can change the time before HTC Desire 520 sleeps by setting the screen timeout. For details, see Setting when to turn off the screen on page 158. Waking up from ..
Pick up to lower volume In a business meeting or restaurant, pick HTC Desire 520 up when a call comes in to lower the ring volume automatically. You can turn this feature on or off. Go to Settings, tap Sound & notification , and then select or clear Quiet ring on pickup . Increase ring volume automatically while phone is in your pocket or bag Pocket mode makes HTC Desire 520 recognize when your phone is in your bag or pocket and raise the ring volume so that you can hear it in noisy environments. You can turn this feature on or off. Go to Settings, tap Sound & notification , and the..
Touch gestures Use touch gestures to get around the Home screen, open apps, scroll through lists, and more. Tap Tap the screen with your finger when you want to select onscreen items such as application and settings icons, or press onscreen buttons. Press and hold To open the available options for an item (for example, a contact or link in a webpage), just press and hold the item. Swipe or slide Quickly swipe your finger horizontally across the screen to go to other Home screen panels. Swipe vertically to scroll through a list, document, and more. 33 Your first week with your new phone..
Drag Press and hold your finger with some pressure before you start to drag. While dragging, don't release your finger until you have reached the target position. Flick Flicking the screen is similar to swiping, except that you need to swipe your finger in light, quicker strokes, such as when moving right and left on the Home screen, or flicking through a contacts or message list. Press and flick On the Home screen, you can easily move a widget or icon from one screen to another. Press and hold the widget or icon with one finger, and flick the screen to the new location with another finger...
Slide with two fingers In some apps, like Gallery, Messages, Mail, or the web browser, slide two fingers apart to zoom in when viewing a picture or text. Slide two fingers together to zoom out of the picture or text. Two-finger swipe Swipe down from the status bar using two fingers to access Quick Settings. 35 Your first week with your new phone..
Three-finger swipe § Swipe up the screen with three fingers and HTC Connect ™ streams music or video from HTC Desire 520 to your speakers or TV respectively. You can also share streaming media from apps such as YouTube ® . § Swipe down to disconnect from your speakers or TV. Media gesture is turned on in Settings by default, which makes the three-finger gesture work for sharing media. Opening an app § Tap an app on the launch bar at the bottom of the Home screen. § Tap to go to the Apps screen, and then tap the app you want to use. § On the Apps screen, tap , and then enter the name..
Switching between recently opened apps When you're multitasking and using different apps on HTC Desire 520, you can easily switch between the apps you've recently opened. Press to see recently-opened apps. § To switch back to an app, just tap it. § To remove an app from the list in grid view, drag it up. If you're using the card view, drag it left or right. § To view more opened apps, swipe right to view their thumbnails. § Tap > Settings > Layout , and then choose between card or grid view. Refreshing content In some apps, you can easily refresh content that's synced or downloade..
HTC Sense Home widget What is the HTC Sense Home widget? Get quick access to apps, shortcuts and folders you use most frequently based on where you are. With the HTC Sense Home widget, HTC Desire 520 continually adapts to how you use it. For example, apps you use most frequently for work, will show up when you're at your office. The HTC Sense Home widget changes depending on whether you're at home, work, or somewhere else. Setting up the HTC Sense Home widget Setting up the HTC Sense Home widget is quick and easy. § If you don't see the HTC Sense Home widget, add it to your Home screen. Se..
Setting your home and work locations In the HTC Sense Home widget, set your home and work locations based on your address, Wi-Fi network, or both. You can associate multiple addresses and Wi-Fi networks to each of these locations. Using your set addresses or Wi-Fi networks, the HTC Sense Home widget will be able to determine where you are and display the appropriate apps. 1. On the Home screen, swipe right or left until you see the HTC Sense Home widget. 2. Tap > > Set locations . 3. Choose the location you want to set. 4. Tap and do one of the following: § Tap Address and then enter..
Adding apps to the HTC Sense Home widget Add your favorite apps, shortcuts, or folders to the HTC Sense Home widget. 1. From the Home screen, tap . 2. Press and hold the app, shortcut, or folder you want to add to the widget. 3. Drag the item to where you want in the HTC Sense Home widget. The app, shortcut or folder will be added to the HTC Sense Home widget and pinned in place. Turning smart folders on and off Smart folders are folders in the HTC Sense Home widget that dynamically change contents depending on the apps you download and use. If you don't want to see recently downloaded or r..
Setting up Smart Lock Set up your phone to detect your face or another trusted device before you can unlock the screen. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Security . 2. Tap Screen lock , and then select and set up a screen lock. This will be your backup screen lock method. 3. On the Security screen, tap Smart Lock . 4. Confirm your screen lock. 5. Choose what you want your phone to detect before it unlocks. 6. Follow the onscreen instructions. 7. Tap Lock phone after , and then specify the idle time before the screen is locked. To help make Smart Lock more reliable and more sec..
Turning the lock screen off Rather not have to unlock your phone every time you wake it up? You can turn the lock screen off in Settings. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Security . 2. Tap Screen lock > No lock screen . To turn the lock screen on again, in Security settings, tap Screen lock > Lock screen . 42 Your first week with your new phone..
Notifications Notifications panel Notification icons inform you of new messages, calendar events, alarms, and activities in progress such as files downloading. When you see notification icons, open the Notifications panel to check out details of the notifications that you've received. To open the Notifications panel, slide down from the top of the screen. § Some notifications allow you to take immediate action. For example, tap a missed call notification to return the call or reply with a text message. § Tap the notification icon on the left to open the corresponding app. § To dismiss ju..
Managing app notifications You can set the priority of app notifications or completely block notifications for apps you don't want to be notified about. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Sound & notification . 2. Tap App notifications , and then tap the app you want manage. You can also press and hold a notification in the notifications panel, and then tap . 3. Tap the On/Off switch next to Block or Priority depending on what you want to do. Settings for app notifications are applied to notifications in the Notifications panel and the lock screen. Working with text Selecti..
§ Just swipe right to access the numeric and symbol keyboard. Or swipe left to switch between languages. § The keys have secondary numbers, punctuation symbols, or other characters that you can insert without having to switch to the numeric and symbol keyboard. For example, just press and hold a key on the first row to insert a number. § Choose from a wide selection of emoji. § Show or hide navigational arrow keys on the keyboard. If you enable the arrow keys in Settings, they'll only appear on the portrait keyboard. Entering text The onscreen keyboard becomes available when you tap a t..
Entering text with word prediction Ever started typing something you weren't sure how to spell? With word prediction, you'll see suggested words displayed just above the keyboard. Word prediction and next word prediction are enabled by default. To enter text in word prediction mode, do any of the following: § Tap the space bar to insert a highlighted word in the suggestion list. § Tap a word from the suggestion list. § Tap the arrow next to the suggestion list to see more choices. In some keyboard languages such as English and Spanish, if you've accidentally chosen a wrong word from the ..
Editing or deleting words in the dictionary 1. Go to Settings, and then tap Language & keyboard > HTC Sense Input . 2. Tap Personal dictionary . § To edit a word, tap the item in the list. § To delete items from the dictionary, tap > Delete . Select the words you want to remove, and then tap Delete . Using the Trace keyboard Instead of tapping the keys on the onscreen keyboard, you can "trace" to type words. This feature is available only for Latin-based languages. 1. Turn on the Trace keyboard in Settings > Language & keyboard > HTC Sense Input . 2. On the onscreen ke..
HTC Help Having hardware or connection problems? Before calling for support, you can first use the Help app to troubleshoot or perform diagnostics on your phone. This helps you in finding the problem cause, and in determining whether you can resolve the problem or you need to call for support. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Help . 2. Tap Tips & Help and then tap . If HTC Help is not preinstalled on your phone, you can download it from Google Play. 48 Your first week with your new phone..
Personalizing Themes What is the Themes app? Themes brings a quick and easy way for you to customize HTC Desire 520 with wallpapers, sounds, icons, and more. Log in with your HTC account to browse from the available themes in the Themes store, or make your own. Downloading themes Find and download pre-made themes that make it easy for you to personalize your HTC Desire 520. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Themes . 2. Tap Get Started . 3. Sign in with your preferred account. 4. On the Recommended screen, swipe left or right under each category to browse recommended items..
Creating your own theme from scratch You can create and customize your own theme and even share it for others to download. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Themes . 2. Tap > Choose Home image to set the main wallpaper for your theme. 3. Select an image from Gallery or take a photo with Camera. 4. Move or enlarge the crop box to the area of the image you want to include and tap Done . 5. Tap Next . 6. Swipe up or down to the pre-defined style to select for your theme. If you don't want to customize your theme further, tap Next to save your theme. 7. Tap Edit , then tap..
7. Tap until you see the mix and match screen. Continue making changes until you're satisfied with the result. 8. Tap Save copy to save your new theme, or if you're editing a theme that you copied tap Save to save the changes. Finding your themes Themes you created or downloaded can be found in your theme collection. You'll also find the themes you bookmarked. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Themes . 2. Tap > My themes . Sharing themes Share themes, wallpapers, icons, and more with friends and family. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Themes . 2. B..
More ways to personalize Personalization settings Aside from using Themes, you can also make HTC Desire 520 look and sound the way you want in Settings. § Choose a ringtone and other sounds that you like to use. See Ringtones, notification sounds, and alarms on page 52. § Personalize your Home screen with a different wallpaper. See Home wallpaper on page 52. § Change the fonts. See Changing the display font on page 53. § Change the apps on the launch bar. See Launch bar on page 53. § Populate your Home screen with widgets and shortcuts. See Adding Home screen widgets on page 54 and Add..
Changing the display font You can change the font style and size of the display font or you can download new fonts online. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Personalize . 2. Under Font, tap Font style and choose one of the built-in fonts or tap to go online and download new fonts. 3. Tap Font size to choose the size of the font. Downloading fonts You must be logged on to your HTC Account to download fonts. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Personalize . 2. Under Font, tap Font style and then tap . 3. Tap to select a category. 4. Select a font style, and then tap ..
Adding Home screen widgets Widgets make at-a-glance important information and media content easily available. Choose from a selection of widgets and add the most useful ones to your Home screen. 1. Press and hold an empty space on a widget panel. 2. In the pop-menu, tap Add apps and widgets . 3. Tap > Widgets . 4. Scroll through the widgets, or tap to search for a specific widget. Some widgets are available in different styles and sizes. 5. Press and hold and then drag the widget to a widget panel you want to add it to. You can also add widgets that allow you to quickly switch on or off ..
4. Scroll through the apps or shortcuts, or tap to search for one. 5. Press and hold and then drag an app or a shortcut to a widget panel you want to add it to. To add an app from the Apps screen, press and hold the app, and then drag it to a widget panel. Editing Home screen panels Adding or removing a widget panel § You won't be able to add a new widget panel if you've already reached the maximum limit. § HTC BlinkFeed always appears as the first panel (if it's not removed). A widget panel cannot be added before HTC BlinkFeed. 1. Press and hold an empty space on a widget panel. 2. In th..
Moving a widget or icon You can easily move a widget or icon from one widget panel to another. 1. Press and hold the widget or icon with one finger. 2. With another finger, flick left or right to rotate the screen to another widget panel. 3. Release the widget or icon. Removing a widget or icon 1. Press and hold the widget or icon you want to remove, and then drag it to . 2. When the widget or icon turns red, lift your finger. Changing your main Home screen Set HTC BlinkFeed or a widget panel as your main Home screen. 1. Press and hold an empty space on a widget panel. 2. In the pop-up menu..
Grouping apps on the widget panel and launch bar 1. Press and hold an app, and then drag it over to another app to automatically create a folder. 2. Tap the folder to open it. 3. Tap the folder window’s title bar, and then enter a new folder name. 4. Add more apps into the folder. Tap , select your apps, and then tap Done . You can also add shortcuts to settings or information to a folder. Add a shortcut first to a widget panel, and then drag it over to the folder. Removing items from a folder 1. On the launch bar or widget panel, tap a folder to open it. 2. Press and hold an app or short..
3. Press and hold an app, and then drag it over to another app to automatically create a folder. 4. To add more apps, drag each app over to the folder. 5. To name the folder, open the folder, tap its title bar, and then enter a folder name. 6. When done, tap . Removing apps from a folder 1. On the Apps screen, tap > Custom . 2. Tap > Rearrange apps . 3. Tap the folder to open it. 4. Press and hold an app, and then drag it out to the Apps screen. Wait until you see the occupying icon move away before releasing your finger. 5. When you're done removing apps, tap . Hiding or unhiding app..
HTC BlinkFeed What is HTC BlinkFeed? Get the latest about your interests or stay in touch with friends right on HTC BlinkFeed. Set up which social networks, news sources, and more will appear. § Swipe up or down to browse stories on HTC BlinkFeed. § Tap tiles that have recommendations for points of interests and restaurants to get directions, read reviews, and more. § Tap a tile to view the content or to comment on a post or status update. § While viewing a news article, swipe left or right to see more stories. § While in HTC BlinkFeed, you can press or to scroll to the top. § Scroll ..
Turning HTC BlinkFeed on or off 1. On the Home screen, slide two fingers together. 2. Tap . 3. Do one of the following: § To turn on HTC BlinkFeed, swipe right until you see BlinkFeed , then tap it. § To turn off HTC BlinkFeed, swipe to the thumbnail and then tap Remove . Restaurant recommendations Can't think of what to eat? Get recommendations for restaurants nearby in HTC BlinkFeed. § Make sure you've given HTC Sense Home permission to access your location. See Setting up the HTC Sense Home widget on page 38. § Make sure you've added personalized content to HTC Sense. See Ways of add..
Viewing restaurant recommendations View photos of the restaurant, get directions to the restaurant, and more. 1. When you see a restaurant recommendation tile, tap it to view more information. 2. You can do the following: § Tap the photo tile or View Photos to browse photos of the restaurant. § Tap the map icon or address to see the location in Google Maps ™ . From there, you can get directions. § If you see a phone number, tap the phone number to call the restaurant. § If you see numbers at the bottom, tap on a number to see alternative restaurant recommendations. Ways of adding cont..
Searching and adding a topic of interest Looking for a more specific topic? Search for and select topics of interest to display them on HTC BlinkFeed. 1. On HTC BlinkFeed, swipe right to open the slideout menu. 2. Tap Search for content , and then enter the topic you're looking for. 3. Tap a result, and then tap to add it under Custom topics. Subscribing to multiple regional editions Want to keep up to date on current events in more than one region? You can show one or more editions of your choice on HTC BlinkFeed. 1. On HTC BlinkFeed, swipe right to open the slideout menu. 2. Tap > Add ..
Posting to your social networks You can easily post a status update from HTC BlinkFeed. You need to sign in to your social networks before you can post a status update from HTC BlinkFeed. 1. On HTC BlinkFeed, swipe right to open the slideout menu. 2. Tap > Compose , and then choose a social network. 3. Compose your status update and post it on your social network. Removing content from HTC BlinkFeed Whether it's a tile or an entire feed, you can remove content you don't want to see on HTC BlinkFeed. § To remove a tile, press and hold the tile you want to remove, and then tap Remove . §..
Camera Camera basics Camera screen Take great photos and videos with the camera. 1. On the Home screen, tap the camera icon to open the Camera app. 2. Tap to see all controls on the Viewfinder screen. Choose a scene to use for taking photos. Choose an ISO level or set it back to Auto . Higher ISO works best in low light conditions. Choose an exposure value. The higher the exposure value is, the brighter your photos or videos will be. Choose a white balance setting that matches your current lighting environment. Choose from more basic and advanced camera settings. Choosing a capture mode Swi..
Zooming § Before taking a photo or video, slide two fingers apart to zoom in or together to zoom out. § When you're recording video, you can freely zoom in or out while recording. Turning the camera flash on or off Tap the flash icon to choose a flash setting. When using or , the camera intelligently sets the best flash brightness for your photo. Taking a photo 1. On the Home screen, tap the camera icon to open the Camera app. 2. Switch to Camera mode, if you're not in this mode. See Choosing a capture mode on page 64 for details. 3. Point the camera at what you want to capture. The camer..
§ If there are parts of the image that are in shadows and others are in highlights, use HDR to capture multiple shots of different exposures and combine them into one shot. Keep HTC Desire 520 steady or place it on a level surface when using HDR. § When taking a panoramic photo, consider the whole scene and focus on an object that has a neutral tone to help keep the exposure balanced in the composite image. Other tips § In Camera settings, tap Grid to help frame the subject better or improve the composition. § If taking photos under fluorescent or incandescent bulbs and the subject appe..
4. While recording, tap whenever you want to capture a still shot. 5. Tap to stop recording. Using the volume buttons for taking photos and videos In the Camera app, you can set the VOLUME buttons to function as the shutter release or zoom controls. 1. On the Home screen, tap the camera icon to open the Camera app. 2. On the Viewfinder screen, tap . 3. Tap > Volume button options . 4. Choose how you want to use the volume buttons when you're in the Camera app. Closing the Camera app To give you a full view of the Viewfinder screen, HTC Desire 520 replaces , , and with small dots. Tap a d..
3. Tap . 4. Tap to select the Portrait scene. Angle of selfies Do you want the angle of your shots to look exactly the same as how you see yourself on the Viewfinder screen? 1. Switch to Selfie mode. To find out how to switch between capture modes, see Choosing a capture mode on page 64. 2. On the Viewfinder screen, tap to show the camera options. 3. Tap > Camera options . 4. Select the Save mirror image option. Skin touch-ups for people shots Beautify the skin of your subjects before taking their shots. 1. Switch to Camera mode. To find out how to switch between capture modes, see Choos..
Using Voice Selfie Voice Selfie lets you easily take photo or video selfies using voice control. You just need to turn this feature on in the camera settings. This feature may not be available in all languages. 1. On the Home screen, tap the camera icon to open the Camera app. 2. Switch to Selfie mode. To find out how to switch between capture modes, see Choosing a capture mode on page 64. 3. On the Viewfinder screen, tap to show the camera options. 4. Tap > Camera options . 5. Select the Voice Selfie option, and then press . 6. Pose and frame yourself on the Viewfinder screen. 7. Look a..
Panoramic shots Taking a panoramic photo Get a wider shot of landscapes in one sweep. Some camera features are not available when you’re in Sweep panorama mode, such as zooming. 1. On the Home screen, tap the camera icon to open the Camera app. 2. Tap > Panorama . 3. When you're ready to take the shot, tap . 4. Pan left or right in either landscape or portrait view. Hold HTC Desire 520 as smoothly as you can to automatically capture frames. You can also tap to stop capturing anytime. The camera stitches the frames into a single photo. Other camera features Using HDR When shooting portr..
Camera settings Saving your settings as a capture mode Save a scene or your custom settings as a new capture mode so you can conveniently use it anytime you need it. 1. On the Home screen, tap the camera icon to open the Camera app. 2. Tap , and then tap a capture mode you want to use. Some capture modes may not support modifying the camera settings. 3. On the Viewfinder screen, tap to show the camera options. 4. Modify the settings as desired. 5. When done, tap > Save custom camera . 6. Enter a name, and then tap Save . Tap on the Viewfinder screen, and then tap your created capture mod..
Gallery Viewing photos and videos in Gallery Reminisce about good times. Use Gallery to view all your photos and videos. View them by time, album, or location. When viewing your photos and videos, the onscreen navigation buttons will be hidden. Tap anywhere on the screen to see Gallery controls and onscreen navigation buttons. Viewing photos and videos organized by time Switch to Timeline view when you want to view your photos and videos according to when they were taken. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Gallery . 2. Tap > Timeline to switch to Timeline view. You'll t..
Viewing your favorite photos Easily see all your favorite photos in one place. You can add photos to the My favorites album. § To add a photo, find and view the photo in full screen, tap the photo, and then tap > Favorite . § To view these favorite photos, open the My favorites album. § To remove a photo from the My favorites album, press and hold the thumbnail and then tap Remove . Showing or hiding albums Have too many albums cluttering up Gallery? You can choose to show or hide albums. 1. In Gallery, tap > Albums . 2. Tap > Show/hide albums . 3. Choose which albums you'd like..
4. Zoom out or pan across the map until a numerical location indicator appears. The number in the location indicator shows how many photos were taken in that area. 5. Tap the location indicator to see the photos taken in that area. Want to know where you took a particular photo? While viewing the photo in full screen, tap anywhere on the screen, and then tap > Show on map . ( Show on map is available when you've enabled Geo-tag photos in Camera.) Adding location information Want to specify more than just the city? You can add names of points of interests (POI) to your photos too. 1. In G..
Adding photos or videos to an album 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Gallery . 2. Tap , and then choose how you want to view your photos and videos. 3. Open a group of photos and videos, such as an event in Timeline view or an album. 4. Tap > Add to album . 5. Select the photos or videos you want to add, and then tap Next . 6. Create an album or select an album that you've already created in Gallery. To create a new album to move or copy to, tap . To add a single photo or video to an album, press and hold the photo or video. Tap Add to album , and then select the dest..
8. If you need to remove a tag you've added, just tap the tag, and then tap OK . 9. Tap Save . To tag a single photo or video, press and hold the photo or video. Tap Add tag , and then enter your keywords. Viewing your tagged photos and videos 1. In Gallery, tap > Tags . You'll see tiles of your used tags, with numbers that indicate how many photos and videos belong to each tag. 2. Tap a tile to open it and view tagged photos and videos. Renaming a tag You can rename a tag that you've already added to your photos and videos. 1. In Gallery, tap > Tags . 2. Find the tile of the tag you ..
4. Tap . 5. Select what you want from the matching results. Trimming a video 1. In Gallery, open the video you want to play in full screen. 2. Tap the onscreen controls to pause or resume playback, adjust the volume, and more. Tap to share the video on your home network. 3. To trim the video, tap > Edit . 4. Drag the trim sliders to the part where you want the video to begin and end. 5. Tap to preview your trimmed video. 6. Tap . The trimmed video is saved as a copy. The original video remains unedited. Saving a photo from a video It's easy to save a still shot from a video. While you're..
Photo Editor Basics Choosing a photo to edit You can select photos to edit from Photo Editor or Gallery. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Photo Editor . 2. Tap Gallery to open an existing photo on your phone, and then browse for the item to edit. Or, tap Camera if you want to take a new photo to edit. A slideout menu appears where you can choose editing options. You can also tap while viewing a photo in full screen from the Gallery app. Adjusting your photos Use the available adjustment tools to crop, rotate, flip, or straighten photos. 1. From Photo Editor, choose the p..
5. Tap , and then tap to toggle between the before and after photos. 6. Tap to save changes. The edited photo is saved as a new photo. The original photo remains unedited. Creating and applying a custom filter 1. From Photo Editor, choose the photo you want to edit. See Choosing a photo to edit on page 78 to find out how. 2. In the slideout menu that opens, tap Essentials . 3. Tap , and then scroll to the end of the predefined filters bar. 4. Tap Custom . 5. Make changes to the filter by adjusting the controls on exposure, saturation, white balance, and more. 6. If you need to rearrange the..
Creative effects Shapes Add some pattern to your photo by adding and blending shapes. 1. From Photo Editor, choose the photo you want to edit. See Choosing a photo to edit on page 78 to find out how. 2. In the slideout menu that opens, tap Effects > . 3. Choose a shape to add to your photo. 4. Select a shape color by dragging the color slider. 5. Drag the shape to move it. 6. Drag your fingers apart or together on the shape to adjust its size. 7. Press and hold the shape with two fingers and then drag your fingers in a circular motion to rotate it. 8. Tap to open the toolbar. 9. Tap , ch..
4. Choose a shape to add to your photo. 5. Tap to switch to the shape layer. You should see the shape layer icon . 6. Drag the shape mask to move it. 7. Drag your fingers apart or together on the shape mask to adjust its size. 8. Press and hold the shape mask with two fingers, and then drag your fingers in a circular motion to rotate it. 9. Tap to return to the image layer , and then drag your fingers apart or together on the image to adjust the image size inside the mask. 10. Tap to open the toolbar. 11. Tap , choose a different blending option for the selected layer, and then tap . 12. Ta..
4. Tap to switch to the shape layer. You should see the shape layer icon . 5. Drag the shape to move it. 6. Drag your fingers apart or together on the shape to adjust its size. 7. Press and hold the shape with two fingers, and then drag your fingers in a circular motion to rotate it. 8. Tap to return to the image layer , and then drag your fingers apart or together on the image to adjust its size. 9. Tap to open the toolbar. 10. Tap , adjust the settings for your photo layer, and then tap . 11. Tap to save changes. The edited photo is saved as a new photo. The original photo remains unedite..
8. Tap > , tap a setting, and then drag the slider to adjust its values. 9. If you want to adjust your background layer to blend with the top layer, tap to switch to the background layer. 10. Tap a setting and drag the slider to adjust its values, and then tap . 11. Tap to save changes. The edited photo is saved as a new photo. The original photo remains unedited. Elements Add animated elements to your photo. 1. From Photo Editor, choose the photo you want to edit. See Choosing a photo to edit on page 78 to find out how. 2. In the slideout menu that opens, tap Effects > . 3. Tap an el..
Face Fusion Wonder what you would like if you shared the same features as another person? Face Fusion uses a person’s photo and a target face to merge the two photos into one. To use Face Fusion, be sure that: § The faces in each photo have to be 100 x 100 pixels or larger in size. § Facial shots are without glasses and are not covered by hair, a hat, or any other item. § Subjects should look towards the camera for best results. 1. From Photo Editor, choose the photo you want to edit. See Choosing a photo to edit on page 78 to find out how. 2. In the slideout menu that opens, tap Effec..
Phone calls Making a call with Smart dial You can either dial a number directly, or use Smart dial to quickly place a call. Smart dial searches and calls a stored/synced contact or a number from your call history. 1. On the Home screen, tap the phone icon to open the Phone app. 2. Enter the phone number or first few letters of the contact’s name to see the top matching contact. 3. If there are a number of matches found (for example, 8 matches), tap the number to see all the matches. 4. Tap the contact you want to call. § To check other phone numbers associated with the contact, tap besid..
Dialing an extension number To skip voice prompts when dialing an extension number, do one of the following: § After dialing the main number, press and hold * . A comma ( , ) is added to the number you are dialing. Enter the extension number, and then tap the call button. You will be connected to the mainline and then to the extension number. § After dialing the main number, press and hold # to add a semicolon ( ; ). Enter the extension number after the semicolon , and then tap the call button. After connecting to the main line, tap Send to dial the extension number. You can save phone nu..
Making an emergency call In some regions, you can make emergency calls from HTC Desire 520 even if the nano SIM card has been blocked or if you don't have one installed. If you don't have a network signal, you won't be able to make an emergency call. 1. On the Home screen, tap the phone icon to open the Phone app. 2. Dial the emergency number for your locale, and then tap Call . If you've enabled but forgotten your lock password or lock pattern, you can still make emergency calls by tapping Emergency call on the screen. Receiving calls When you receive a phone call from a contact, the Incom..
Putting a call on hold To put the call on hold, tap > Hold . The status bar then displays the hold call icon . To resume the call, tap > Unhold . Switching between calls If you’re already in a call and you accept another call, you can switch between the two calls. 1. When you receive another call, tap Answer to accept the second call and put the first call on hold. 2. To switch between the calls, tap the person you want to talk to on the screen. Turning the speakerphone on or off during a call To decrease potential damage to your hearing, do not hold HTC Desire 520 to your ear when ..
4. To add another participant, tap , and then dial the number of the contact. 5. When connected, tap to add the participant to the conference call. Tap to access options such as ending the call with a participant. 6. To end the conference call, tap End Call . Call History Use Call History to check missed calls, your dialed numbers, and received calls. 1. On the Home screen, tap the phone icon to open the Phone app. 2. Swipe to view the Call History tab. 3. Do one of the following: § Tap a name or number in the list to call. § Press and hold a name or number in the list to display the opti..
Home dialing When you're on a trip abroad, it's easy to dial friends and family from home. Your home country code is automatically added when you call your contacts while roaming. But when manually entering a phone number to call, you need to enter a plus (+) sign and country code before the number. Using a roaming service may incur additional charges. Check with your mobile operator for rates before using a roaming service. Changing the default country code for Home dialing 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then tap Settings > Call . 2. Tap Home dialing settings . 3. Select a country, ..
Messages Sending a text message (SMS) 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Messages . 2. Tap . 3. Enter a contact name or mobile number in the To field. 4. Tap the area that says Add text , and then enter your message. 5. Tap , or press to save the message as a draft. § There is a limit on the number of characters for a single text message (displayed above ). If you exceed the limit, your text message will be delivered as one but will be billed as more than one message. § Your text message automatically becomes a multimedia message if you enter an email address as the reci..
Sending a group message Group messaging makes it easy to send a message to multiple contacts all at once. You can choose to send a group SMS or group MMS. The text or MMS message you send for each recipient will count towards your monthly message allowance. For example, if you send a group text message to five contacts, five text messages will be deducted from your monthly message allowance. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Messages . 2. Tap . 3. Tap , and then select multiple recipients. 4. To send a group SMS, tap Group conversation , and then select Individual message..
Replying to a message 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Messages . 2. Tap a contact (or phone number) to display the exchange of messages with that contact. 3. Tap the area that says Add text , and then enter your message. 4. Tap . Replying to a contact's other phone number When a contact has multiple phone numbers stored on HTC Desire 520, you can select which phone number to reply to. Keep in mind that if you don't select another number, your response will be sent to the phone number that your contact used to send the last message. 1. While viewing the exchange of messa..
Deleting messages and conversations Open the Messages app and do any of the following: Delete a message Open the conversation thread with a contact, tap the message, and then tap Delete message . To delete multiple messages within a conversation, tap > Delete messages > Delete by selection , and then select the messages to delete. Delete a conversation Press and hold a contact (or phone number), and then tap Delete . To delete multiple conversations, tap > Delete threads , and then select the conversations to delete. In the Messages settings, tap General > Delete old messages to..
Entertainment HTC Music Listening to music Enjoy your favorite songs on HTC Desire 520 using the Music app. When you open the Music app for the first time, you'll be asked if you would like to automatically download related content, such as album covers and artist photos, to HTC Desire 520. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Music . 2. Swipe to the different tabs to browse by category. 3. Tap a song to play. 4. Tap the onscreen icons to control music playback, repeat songs, and more. Press and drag your finger across the progress bar to jump to any part of the song. Turn s..
3. Tap , and then enter a playlist name. 4. To add songs, tap beside the title text box, browse your music collection, and then tap a song to add. Repeat this step to add more songs. 5. You can also: Rearrange songs Drag to move the song to its new position. Delete songs Select the songs you want to remove from the playlist. Change playlist name Type the new name of the playlist in the title text box. 6. Tap Save . You'll find newly created playlists on the Music app's Playlists tab. To edit or delete a playlist you've created, from the Playlists tab, tap a playlist to open it, and then tap..
Setting a song as a ringtone Pick a song from your Music library and set it as your ringtone or as ringtone for a favorite contact. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Music . 2. Play the song that you want to set as a ringtone. 3. Tap > Set as ringtone . 4. Tap Phone ringtone or Contact ringtone . If you select Contact ringtone , choose the contacts you want to associate the ringtone with. Trimming an MP3 ringtone Use the Music app's ringtone trimmer if you want to set only a part of the song as ringtone. 1. Play the song that you want to set as a ringtone. 2. Tap > ..
4. Tap the screen to display the lyrics in full screen. 5. To jump to another part of the song, tap the screen to make the progress bar appear. Press and drag your finger across the progress bar, or press and hold or . Not all languages are supported. Finding music videos on YouTube It's easy to find music videos of the song you’re listening to on YouTube. On the Now playing screen, tap > Search > YouTube . FM Radio Listening to FM Radio Listen to your favorite radio stations using the FM Radio app. You need to connect a headset first to the audio jack of HTC Desire 520 to use FM Ra..
§ Bluetooth speakers § HTC certified consumer electronic devices or accessories that have the HTC Connect logo: Some devices may need to be paired before you can share to them. To see a list of supported devices or accessories, go to htc-connect.com/certified-devices.html . For more information about HTC Connect, see www.htc-connect.com . Using HTC Connect to share your media Before you start, make sure you have set up your speakers, TV, or appliance to connect to your Wi-Fi network. Refer to its documentation on how to set it up. 1. Open and play any music or other media content that you..
4. Once connected, use your phone to control the volume, pause or resume playback, and more. 5. To stop wireless media sharing and disconnect from the device, swipe down with three fingers on the screen. Streaming music to Blackfire compliant speakers BLACKFIRE RESEARCH Play music simultaneously to multiple Blackfire compliant speakers from HTC Desire 520. Before you start, make sure your speakers are connected to your Wi-Fi network. Refer to the documentation that comes with your speakers to set up and connect them to your Wi-Fi network. 1. After connecting your speakers to your Wi-Fi netw..
Renaming the speakers You can rename your Blackfire compliant speakers in Settings. 1. Make sure the speakers are connected to your Wi-Fi network. 2. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > HTC Connect . HTC Desire 520 then turns Wi-Fi on automatically and scans for media devices on your Wi- Fi network. You'll then see the available Blackfire speakers listed. 3. Tap next to a speaker name. 4. Enter the new speaker name, and then tap Done . Streaming music to speakers powered by the Qualcomm AllPlay smart media platform Before you start, make sure your speakers are connected to your Wi-..
HTC BoomSound Connect app If you're using Qualcomm AllPlay powered speakers, download and install the HTC BoomSound ™ Connect app to HTC Desire 520 to manage them, queue your songs to a shared speaker, and more. 1. Connect HTC Desire 520 to a speaker or grouped speakers. For details, see Streaming music to speakers powered by the Qualcomm AllPlay smart media platform on page 101. 2. When you're prompted to download HTC BoomSound Connect, download and install the app. 3. Open the BoomSound Connect app. 4. Use the controls in the app to control music playback and adjust the speaker volume. ..
Power and storage management Battery Displaying the battery percentage You can check the percentage of remaining battery power right from the status bar. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Power . 2. Select Show battery level . Checking battery usage See a ranking list of apps that are using the battery. You can also see how much and how long the battery has been used for each app. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Power . 2. Tap Battery usage , and then tap an app to check how it's using the battery. You'll see how much battery power is used by resources such as ..
Extreme power saving mode In times when you don't need to use much of your phone, turn Extreme power saving mode on to extend battery life longer. In this mode, standby time can last longer than usual, and you can only use the most basic functions such as phone calls, text messaging, and email. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Power . 2. Tap the Extreme power saving mode On/Off switch to turn extreme power saving mode on or off. If you want to set when to automatically switch this mode on, tap Extreme power saving mode and select a battery level. Tips for extending battery li..
Manage your apps § Install the latest software and application updates. Updates sometimes include battery performance improvements. § Uninstall or disable apps that you never use. Many apps run processes or sync data in the background even when you're not using them. If there are apps that you don't need anymore, uninstall them. If an app came preloaded and can't be uninstalled, disabling the app can still prevent it from continuously running or syncing data. See Disabling an app on page 161. Limit background data and sync Background data and sync can use a lot of battery power if you hav..
Phone storage Types of storage Want to know what types of storage you can use for your apps, data, and files? HTC Desire 520 has these storage types: Phone storage This storage combines both the internal storage, where apps, email, data, and text messages are stored, and the file storage, where photos, videos, and music files are kept. If you are running out of phone storage, see Making more storage space on page 106 for some tips on how to free up space. Storage card Use a storage card for storing more files. You can also set some apps to store data or files directly to the card. § Moving..
Manage photos and videos § After taking continuous camera shots, keep only the best shot. Discard the rest, if you don't need them. § After editing a photo or trimming a video, the original file is kept. Delete original files or move them elsewhere, such as to your computer. § If you're only sending videos through MMS, use a lower resolution. Hi-res video takes up more space. In Camera settings, tap Video Quality to change the resolution. Back up data and files Keep only the most recent data in your apps and files that you often need to use. You can back up your other data and files. For..
Sorting your files 1. In File Manager, tap > Sort . 2. Choose how you want to sort your files and folders. Copying or moving files 1. In File Manager, browse for the file or folder. 2. Select items to copy or move. 3. Tap Copy or Move to . 4. Press , and then browse for the folder where you want to copy or move the files. Or tap > Create folder to create a new folder. 5. Tap Paste . Favoriting files 1. In File Manager, browse for the file or folder. 2. Select items to favorite. 3. Tap . To remove an item from the Favorites tab, select the item and tap Remove from favorites . Deleting ..
Sync, backup, and reset Online sync Adding your social networks, email accounts, and more You can sync contacts, calendars, and other information from your social networks, email accounts, and online services on HTC Desire 520. Depending on the account type, signing in to your online accounts lets you sync updates between HTC Desire 520 and the Web. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Accounts & sync . 2. Tap . 3. Tap the account type you want to add. 4. Follow the onscreen instructions to enter your account information. § In Settings > Accounts & sync , tap the Auto..
3. Tap next to the account you want to remove. Or if you're on the Account settings screen, tap . 4. Tap Remove . Some personal data may be retained by the third-party app after you have removed the account from HTC Desire 520. Backup Ways of backing up files, data, and settings Worried that you might lose important stuff on HTC Desire 520? Back up HTC Desire 520 before you erase the storage, do a factory reset, or upgrade to a new phone. HTC Backup Use the built-in HTC Backup to back up your accounts, settings, contacts stored on your phone, text messages, and more to the cloud so that it ..
Messages Back up your text messages to the phone storage or storage card, or save them as an email attachment. Contacts § Save contacts and other personal data to your online accounts so you can just sync them when switching to another phone. § If you have locally stored contacts in the People app, export them to the phone storage or storage card. Files Manually copy and paste files by connecting HTC Desire 520 to your computer as a disk drive. Other data Check other apps to see if they support exporting data to the phone storage or storage card. Using HTC Backup Save the time and frustra..
Restoring your backup to HTC Desire 520 from Google Drive If you backed up your phone to your online storage before, you can restore your backup to HTC Desire 520, or to a new HTC phone. § Depending on the amount of content, restoring your backup to your phone through your data connection may incur additional data costs and take a long time. Using a Wi-Fi connection is recommended. § To restore paid apps, you need to download and install them from Google Play. 1. When you turn on a new HTC phone for the first time or after a factory reset, select Restore from HTC Backup on the Transfer or..
Switching from your previous online storage to Google Drive After you've restored a saved backup from your Dropbox storage to HTC Desire 520, remember to change your backup storage and use Google Drive from now on. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap HTC Backup . 2. Tap Change backup settings . 3. Tap > Select storage service . 4. Select Google Drive , and then tap OK . 5. Sign in to your Google Account, if you haven't done so. Backing up your data locally If you want to separately back up your content such as contacts and text messages on HTC Desire 520, here are some t..
Backing up your text messages Keep important text messages by backing them up to the phone storage. You can easily restore backed up text messages after you've deleted them from your message list. Text messages in the secure box and blocked messages will not be backed up. To include such messages to your backup, move them first to the general message box. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Messages . 2. Tap > Back up/Restore SMS > Back up > Back up SMS . 3. To help protect your data, set a password for your backup. Be sure to remember this password. You'll need to..
HTC Sync Manager About HTC Sync Manager HTC Sync Manager supports a computer running a Windows or OS X operating system. Here's what you can do with HTC Sync Manager. View and manage media on your computer and phone § Browse and manage music, photos, and videos that are on your computer and your phone. § Import iTunes and Windows Media ® Player playlists from your computer to HTC Sync Manager. § Play music, videos, and playlists using the built-in player. Transfer content § Transfer iPhone photos, text messages, contacts, and more to your HTC phone. You can also find and install the sa..
Installing HTC Sync Manager on your computer § You can install HTC Sync Manager on Windows XP or later versions. To install it on a Mac computer, you need OS X 10.6 or later versions. § If you have problem in installing HTC Sync Manager, close all your running programs and reinstall. If the problem persists, temporarily disable your anti-virus program and try installing again. 1. Download the HTC Sync Manager installer from the HTC support site: htc.com/hsm/ . 2. Launch the installer and follow the onscreen instructions. 3. Connect your phone to your computer using the supplied USB cable...
Getting help To find out more about using HTC Sync Manager, download the user guide PDF from the HTC support site ( htc.com/hsm/ ). Or open the Help that comes with the software. On Windows, click in HTC Sync Manager, and then click Help . Reset Restarting HTC Desire 520 (Soft reset) If HTC Desire 520 is running slower than normal, is unresponsive, or has an app that is not performing properly, try rebooting and see if that helps solve the problem. 1. If the display is off, press the POWER button to turn it back on. 2. Press and hold the POWER button, and then tap Restart . 3. When asked to..
People Your contacts list The People app lists all contacts you've stored on HTC Desire 520 and from online accounts you're logged in to. Use the People app to easily manage communications with people that matter to you. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap People . 2. On your contacts list, you can: § View your profile and edit your contact information. § Create, edit, find, or send contacts. § Tap a contact photo to find ways to quickly connect with the contact. § See when a contact has sent you new messages. To sort your contacts by their first or last name, tap > ..
Finding people Search for contacts stored on HTC Desire 520, your company directory if you have an Exchange ActiveSync account, or social networks you've signed into. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap People . 2. On the People tab, you can: § Find people in your contacts list. Tap , and then enter the first few letters of the contact name in the Search people box. § Find people on your company directory. Tap , enter the first few letters of the contact name in the Search people box, and then tap Search contacts in your Company Directory . Aside from searching for a cont..
How do I add an extension number to a contact number? While creating a new contact or editing a contact's details in People, you can add an extension number to their number so you can skip the voice prompts when calling. 1. After entering the number of the main line, do one of the following: § Tap P(,) to insert a pause before the phone dials the extension number. To insert a longer pause, enter P(,) several times. § Tap W(;) to be prompted to confirm the extension number. 2. Enter the extension number. Editing a contact’s information Social network contacts cannot be edited. 1. From th..
Getting in touch with a contact 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap People . 2. Tap a contact's photo (not the name), and then choose how you want to get in touch with that contact. For more ways of getting in touch with your contact, tap an icon below the contact photo. Importing or copying contacts Importing contacts from your nano SIM card 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap People . 2. On the People tab, tap > Manage contacts . 3. Tap Import/Export contacts > Import from SIM card . 4. If prompted, select which account you'd like to import your con..
Copying contacts from one account to another Contacts from your social network accounts may not be copied. 1. On the People tab, tap > Manage contacts . 2. Tap Copy contacts , and then choose a contact type or online account to copy from. 3. Select a contact type or account you want to save to. Merging contact information Avoid duplicate entries by merging contact information from different sources, such as your social network accounts, into one contact. Accepting contact link suggestions When HTC Desire 520 finds contacts that can be merged, you’ll see a link notification when you ope..
Sending contact information 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap People . 2. On the People tab, do one of the following: To send Do this Someone's contact information Press and hold the name of the contact (not the icon or photo), and then tap Send contact as vCard . Your contact information Press and hold My profile , and then tap Send my profile . 3. Choose how you want to send the vCard. 4. Select the type of information you want to send. 5. Tap Send . Sending multiple contact cards 1. On the People tab, tap > Send contacts . 2. Select the contacts whose contact inform..
Sending a message or email to a group If you send a text message to a group of five people, it will count as five messages towards your monthly text message allowance. 1. On the Groups tab, tap the group you want to send a message or email to. 2. Go to the Group action tab. 3. Choose if you want to send a group message or group email. Editing a group 1. On the Groups tab, press and hold the group, and then tap Edit group . 2. You can: § Change the group name. You can only change the name for groups that you have created. § Add more contacts to the group. Tap > Add contact to group . §..
Organizing your private contacts 1. On the People tab, tap > Manage contacts > Private contacts . 2. To add contacts to the private contacts list, tap , select the contacts you want to add, and then tap Save . 3. To remove private contacts from the list, tap > Remove private contact , select the contacts you want to remove, and then tap Remove . 125 People..
Calendar and Email Viewing the Calendar Use the Calendar app to view your events, meetings, and appointments. If you've signed into your online accounts, related events will also appear in Calendar. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Calendar . 2. Tap , and then choose a calendar view. If you see the current date icon, tap it to return to the current date. Month view In month view, you will see markers on days that have events. Upcoming events for the day are also shown at the bottom of the screen. § Swipe left or right across the screen to view succeeding or previous mon..
Scheduling or editing an event You can create or edit events on HTC Desire 520, and also sync events with your Exchange ActiveSync calendar. You can also create, modify, and sync events with your Google calendar. Editing events is not supported for all accounts. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Calendar . 2. On any Calendar view, do one of the following: Create an event Tap . Tap , and then select the calendar you will add the event to. Edit an event View an event, and then tap . 3. Enter and set the event details. Aside from setting the event name, date, time, and locat..
3. Select or clear an account you wish to show or hide. If you have multiple calendars under an online account, tap to select the items to include. 4. Tap Save . Calendars are synced on HTC Desire 520, even if they are hidden. Sharing an event You can share a calendar event as a vCalendar using Bluetooth or by sending it as a file attachment with your email or message. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Calendar . 2. Do one of the following: § While viewing an event, tap > Share via . § In day, agenda or week view, press and hold an event and then tap Share via . 3. C..
Dismissing or snoozing event reminders If you have set at least one reminder for an event, the upcoming event icon will appear in the notifications area of the status bar to remind you. 1. Slide the Notifications panel open. 2. If the notification shows that there are multiple reminders, tap it to see all the reminders. You can then choose to snooze or dismiss them. 3. If you see a single event notification, spread your two fingers on the notification to expand it. You can then: § Tap Snooze or Dismiss . Or drag the notification left or right to dismiss it. § Tap Send mail to send a quick..
Checking your mail The Mail app is where you read, send, and organize email messages from one or more email accounts that you’ve set up on HTC Desire 520. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Mail . The inbox of one of your email accounts appears. 2. Do any of the following: § Tap an email message to read. § To display email messages in another mail folder, tap > Folder , and then tap the folder you want to view. § To switch between email accounts or view email messages from all your accounts, tap . § To change an email account's settings, select the account first a..
Sending an email message 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Mail . 2. Switch to the email account that you want to use. 3. Tap . 4. Fill in one or more recipients. Want to loop in more recipients in a carbon copy (Cc) or blind carbon copy (Bcc) of the email message? Tap > Show Cc/Bcc . 5. Enter the subject, and then compose your message. 6. Do any of the following: § Add an attachment. Tap and then choose what you want to attach. § Set the priority for an important message. Tap > Set priority . 7. Tap . To save the email as draft and send it later, tap > Save . ..
Quickly replying to an email message You can quickly respond to a new email message from the Home screen or lock screen. 1. When you receive a new email message notification, slide the Notifications panel down. 2. On the email preview, tap Reply all . If you have several notifications and you don't see the email options, expand the email preview by sliding two fingers apart on the notification. 3. Compose your reply message and tap . Saving an image in an email message § Depending on your mail size limit settings, you may need to tap Display images to see images that are embedded in an ema..
Deleting email messages 1. Switch to the email account you want to use. 2. Select the email messages you want to delete. To select all, select one email message first, and then tap > Select all . 3. Tap Delete . Searching email messages 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Mail . 2. Tap . 3. If you want to refine or filter your search, tap , check the search options, and then tap OK . For example, you can focus the search on a part of an email or filter email messages that have attachments or tagged as high priority. 4. In the search box, enter the words you want to searc..
Setting your Out of the office status 1. Switch to your Exchange ActiveSync account. 2. Tap > Out of the office . 3. Tap your current office status, and then select Out of the office . 4. Set the dates and times. 5. Enter the auto-reply message. 6. If you want a different auto-reply message for recipients outside your organization, tap the Send replies to external senders option, and then enter the auto-reply message in the box. 7. Tap Save . Sending a meeting request 1. Switch to your Exchange ActiveSync account. 2. Tap > New meeting invitation . 3. Enter the meeting details. 4. Tap ..
What is Smart Sync? Smart Sync automatically extends the sync time the longer the Mail app is inactive. Set your email account to Smart Sync when you don't need to check new email messages frequently. Smart Sync helps save battery power. If you want to receive email messages as they arrive, select another Peak time sync and Off-peak sync schedule in the email account's Sync, Send & Receive settings. 135 Calendar and Email..
Google Search and apps Google Now Getting instant information with Google Now Do you want to check the weather or your morning commute time before you start your day? Google Now ™ delivers quick and up-to-date information that matters to you—all without the search. Depending on your location, time of day, and previous Google searches, Google Now displays information cards that include: § The day's weather and the weather forecast for upcoming days. § The traffic conditions on your way to work or your commute back home. § The directions and travel time to your next appointment. § The..
Changing card settings You can easily customize the settings of Google Now cards to suit your information needs. For example, you can change the weather units in the Weather card or your transportation mode in the Traffic card. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Google . 2. Do any of the following: § To change a card setting, such as the weather unit on the Weather card, tap , and then tap the arrow buttons when available. § To change specific card information such as your work address, sports teams, or stocks you follow, tap on the search bar, and then tap Customize . C..
Google Search Searching HTC Desire 520 and the Web You can search for information on HTC Desire 520 and on the Web. In the Google Search app, start your search by entering a keyword or by using Google Voice Search ™ . To open Google Search, from the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Google . Or just swipe up from the onscreen navigation buttons. Some apps, such as People or Mail, have their own search function, which you can use to search only within those apps. Performing searches on the Web and HTC Desire 520 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Google . If you've..
Setting search options 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Google . 2. Tap , and then tap Settings . 3. Tap an option you want to set. To get help or provide feedback, tap , and then tap Help & feedback . Google Chrome Browsing the Web Visit your favorite websites or search the Web using Google Chrome ™ . 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Chrome . 2. Tap the URL box at the top of the screen. 3. Enter the webpage address or search keywords. 4. On a webpage, you can: § Tap a link to open it, or press and hold a link to see more options. § Tap an ema..
3. On the Add bookmark screen, you can edit the bookmark name and save the bookmark in a new category folder. 4. Tap Save . To view and open a bookmark, tap > Bookmarks . Navigate to the bookmark you want to open, and then tap it. Clearing your browsing history 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Chrome . 2. While viewing a webpage, tap > History , and then tap Clear browsing data at the bottom of the screen. 3. Choose which types of data to delete, and then tap Clear . Private browsing You can use incognito tabs to browse the Web with more privacy. Browser cookies ar..
Activating your free Google Drive storage Use up to 115GB of free Google Drive storage. In addition to the default storage that you get from Google Drive, HTC Desire 520 features an additional 100GB of online storage free for two years. Sign in to your Google Account on HTC Desire 520—and not from your computer or other non-HTC phones—to claim this offer. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Drive . 2. If this is your first time to open the Drive app, walk through the product tour until you see the additional storage offer. If you've opened this app before and currently ..
Google Maps About Google Maps Google Maps lets you track your current location, view real-time traffic situations, and receive detailed directions to your destination. It also provides a search tool where you can locate places of interest or an address on a map, or view locations at street level. § To find your location with Google Maps, you need to enable location sources. § The Google Maps app does not cover every country or city. Getting around maps When you open Google Maps, you can easily find your location on the map or check out nearby places by panning and zooming in and out on th..
Searching for a location Use Google Maps to search for a location, such as an address or a type of business or establishment (for example, museums). 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Maps . 2. Tap the search box and then enter the place you want to search for. 3. Tap the Enter key on the keyboard or tap a suggested search item. If there is only one search result, it will be marked with a place marker . 4. If there are multiple search results, they will be indicated by red dots or smart map icons. Swipe up from the bottom to see all of the search results or tap List result..
5. Tap Choose destination , and then enter or select your destination. If you're taking public transit, tap to set the date and time of travel, or tap Options to set your route preferences. 6. Tap a route or transit option to view the directions on the map. You'll also see the travel duration on the info sheet at the bottom of the screen. 7. Tap the info sheet to view the directions in a list. When you’re finished viewing or following the directions, tap to reset the map. Your destination is automatically saved in the Google Maps history. YouTube Watching videos on YouTube Check out the l..
4. Enter the playlist name, and then tap OK . If you don't want to share the video playlist, select Private before you tap OK . 5. To add another video to your playlist, browse or search for the video, and then tap next to the video title. 6. Tap Add to , and then tap the playlist name. To access and watch your video playlists, minimize the video screen and then tap to open the slideout menu. Tap the playlist you want. 145 Google Search and apps..
Other apps Clock Using the Clock Get more from the Clock app than just the regular date and time. Use HTC Desire 520 as a world clock to see the date and time in cities across the globe. You can also set alarms or track your time using the stopwatch or timer. Setting an alarm You can set up one or more alarms. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Clock . 2. On the Alarms tab, select the check box of an alarm and then tap that alarm. 3. Under Set alarm, use the scroll wheels to set the alarm time. 4. If you want the alarm for multiple days, tap Repeat . 5. Tap Done . § To tu..
Weather Checking Weather Use the Weather app and widget to check the current weather and weather forecasts for the next few days. In addition to your current location, you can view weather forecasts for other cities around the globe. 1. Tap the Weather Clock widget on your Home screen to open the Weather app. You'll see the weather for different cities, including where you are. 2. Tap a city to view weather information. 3. Swipe to the Hourly and Forecast tabs to view the forecast in your selected location. 4. To check the weather in other cities, tap , and then select the city you want. 5...
Internet connections Turning the data connection on or off Turning your data connection off saves battery life and money on data charges. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Settings . 2. Tap the Mobile data On/Off switch to turn the data connection on and off. If you don’t have the data connection turned on and you’re also not connected to a Wi-Fi network, you won’t receive automatic updates to your email, social network accounts, and other synced information. Managing your data usage If you're on a limited data allowance, it's important to keep track of the activiti..
Keeping track of your data usage Monitor your data usage to help prevent going over your monthly data allowance. Data usage measured by HTC Desire 520 may differ from, and be less than, your actual data usage. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Settings . 2. Under Wireless & Networks, tap More . 3. Tap Data usage . 4. On the Mobile tab, select Limit mobile data usage and tap OK to automatically disable your data connection when you reach the set limit. 5. Drag the upper LIMIT line to set your monthly data limit. 6. Select Alert me about data usage , and then drag the l..
Wi-Fi connection To use Wi-Fi, you need access to a wireless access point or “hotspot”. The availability and strength of a Wi-Fi signal varies depending on objects the Wi-Fi signal has to pass through (such as buildings or a wall between rooms). Turning Wi-Fi on or off 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Settings . 2. Tap the Wi-Fi On/Off switch to turn Wi-Fi on or off. 3. Tap Wi-Fi to see a list of detected wireless networks. § To manually scan for Wi-Fi networks, tap > Scan . § If the wireless network that you want is not listed, tap > Add network to manually ..
§ Install security certificates. § Enter your login credentials. § Download and install a required VPN app, if you're connecting to a secured enterprise network. Contact your network administrator for details. Also, HTC Desire 520 must first establish a Wi-Fi or data connection before you can start a VPN connection. Adding a VPN connection You must first set a lock screen PIN or password before you can use credential storage and set up the VPN. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Settings . 2. Under Wireless & Networks, tap More . 3. Tap VPN > > Add VPN profile..
Using HTC Desire 520 as a Wi-Fi hotspot Share your data connection with other devices by turning HTC Desire 520 into a Wi-Fi hotspot. § Make sure the data connection is turned on. § You must have an approved data plan associated with your account from your mobile service provider to use this service. Devices connected to your Wi-Fi hotspot use data from your subscribed data plan. 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Settings . 2. Under Wireless & Networks, tap More . 3. Tap Mobile network sharing > Portable Wi-Fi hotspot . The first time you turn on the Wi-Fi hotspo..
Wireless sharing Turning Bluetooth on or off 1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Settings . 2. Tap the Bluetooth On/Off switch to turn the Bluetooth connection on and off. 3. Tap Bluetooth to see a list of available devices. Turn off Bluetooth when not in use to save battery power, or in places where using a wireless device is prohibited, such as on board an aircraft and in hospitals. Connecting a Bluetooth headset You can listen to music over a Bluetooth A2DP stereo headset, or have hands-free conversations using a compatible Bluetooth headset. Before you connect your head..
Reconnecting a Bluetooth headset Normally, you can easily reconnect your headset by switching on Bluetooth on HTC Desire 520, and then turning on the headset. However, you might have to connect manually if your headset has been used with another Bluetooth device. 1. Turn Bluetooth on and check the list of paired devices. See Turning Bluetooth on or off on page 153. 2. Tap the headset’s name in the Paired Devices section. 3. If prompted to enter a passcode, try 0000 or 1234 , or consult the headset documentation to find the passcode. If you still cannot reconnect to the headset, follow the..
6. When a file is transferred, a notification is displayed. Slide the Notifications panel down, and then tap the relevant notification to view the file. 7. You can also tap > Show received files to view files received via Bluetooth. 155 Wireless sharing..
Settings and security Turning location services on or off In order to find your location on HTC Desire 520, you need to enable location sources. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Location . 2. Tap the On/Off switch to turn location services on and off. 3. Under Location sources, select the location mode you want. For example, for a better estimate of your location, choose High accuracy . To save battery power, choose Battery saving . Turning off a location source (for example GPS) means no applications on HTC Desire 520 will collect your location data through that location sou..
3. Tap Do not disturb mode , and then select Priority . 4. Select a specific length of time for Do not disturb mode to last, or select Until turned off to end the mode when your phone is turned off, and then tap OK . 5. Tap the priority notifications On/Off switch next to the items you wish to bypass Do not disturb mode. 6. Tap Calls or message from to select who can contact you while in Do not disturb mode. 7. Tap Manage approved contacts , and then tap to add Do not disturb exceptions. To remove contacts or numbers from the exceptions list, tap > Remove contact . Setting a Do not distu..
Scheduling when to turn data connection off To help conserve power and data usage, you can set a time period when the data connection will automatically turn off during low peak times. This takes effect after the screen has been off for 15 minutes and there's no network activity (no downloads, streaming, or data usage). 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Power . 2. Tap Sleep mode . 3. To manually change the settings, clear Learn sleep time automatically if it's selected. 4. Under Sleep time, choose the start and end time when data connection is disabled. 5. Tap the Sleep mode O..
Touch sounds and vibration Some people like the sound or vibration feedback they get when touching the screen, and some don't. You can turn on or off various types of touch sounds and vibration on HTC Desire 520. § Touch tones when tapping the phone dial pad § Touch sounds when tapping onscreen items § Screen lock sounds § Pull-to-refresh sounds § Vibration when pressing hardware buttons § Touch sound and vibration when tapping the HTC Sense keyboard Turning touch sounds and vibration on and off 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Sound & notification . 2. Under System..
Installing a digital certificate Use client and Certificate Authority (CA) digital certificates to enable HTC Desire 520 to access VPN or secured Wi-FI networks, and also to provide authentication to online secure servers. You can get a certificate from your system administrator or download it from sites that require authentication. § You must set a lock screen PIN or password before installing a digital certificate. § Some apps such as your browser or email client let you install certificates directly in the app. See the app's help for details. 1. Save the certificate file in the root fo..
Disabling an app Apps, even if not used often, may be running in the background and downloading data. If an app cannot be uninstalled, you can disable it. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Apps . 2. Swipe to the All tab. 3. Tap the app, and then tap Disable . Assigning a PIN to a nano SIM card You can help to protect the nano SIM card by assigning a Personal Identification Number (PIN). 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Security . 2. Tap Set up SIM card lock . 3. Choose to lock the card, enter 1111 as the default PIN of the card, and then tap OK . 4. To change th..
Get audible feedback Use TalkBack to hear audible feedback on what you do on your phone. See Navigating HTC Desire 520 with TalkBack on page 163. Use your voice You can use your voice to perform an action on HTC Desire 520. § Search for information on the Web using Google Voice Search. See Searching the Web with your voice on page 138. § Enter text with your voice. See Entering text by speaking on page 47. Accessibility settings Use these settings to turn accessibility functions or services on or off. When you’ve downloaded and installed an accessibility tool, such as a screen reader th..
Navigating HTC Desire 520 with TalkBack Use TalkBack if you need to navigate HTC Desire 520 by spoken feedback. When you touch the screen, HTC Desire 520 vibrates and gives you an audible response so you know what you are touching. Not all languages are supported. Turning TalkBack on 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Accessibility . 2. Tap TalkBack , and then tap the On/Off switch. 3. Read the TalkBack disclaimer and then tap OK . A short tutorial explaining how to use TalkBack will begin playing after you turn on TalkBack. TalkBack works best if you turn off automatic screen ..
Scroll through a screen Use two fingers to swipe up, down, left or right. Unlock the lock screen Use two fingers to swipe up from the bottom of the screen. Open the Notifications panel Use two fingers to swipe down from the top of the screen. Assigning TalkBack shortcuts TalkBack has customizable gestures that can be used to open the Notifications panel, view recent apps, access TalkBack controls, and more. The steps below are described using the regular gestures. Use the corresponding TalkBack gestures if you already have TalkBack turned on. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > ..
Changing the TalkBack reading speed The steps below are described using the regular gestures. Use the corresponding TalkBack gestures if you already have TalkBack turned on. 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Accessibility . 2. Tap Text-to-speech output > Speech rate . 3. Select a speech rate. You can test the speech rate by tapping Listen to an example . TalkBack language settings 1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Accessibility . 2. Tap Text-to-speech output > Google Text-to-speech Engine , and do one of the following: Select a different language Tap Langua..
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Index A Accounts - syncing 109 Airplane mode 157 Alarms - setting 146 Apps - arranging 57 - grouping into a folder 57 - hiding or unhiding 58 - icons on Home screen 54 - installing 28 - installing from Google Play 27 - installing from the web 28 - on Home screen 54 - restoring 27 - uninstalling 28 - updating 26 Auto Selfie 68 B Backup - about 110 - HTC Backup 111 - HTC Sync Manager 115 - options 110 - restoring backed up apps 27 Battery - charging 15 - checking usage 103 - saving battery power 104 BlinkFeed See HTC BlinkFeed Bluetooth - connecting a Bluetooth headset 153 - receiving informa..
Copying - text 44 D Data connection - data roaming 148 - turning on or off 148 - usage 148 Data transferiPhone - from iCloud 22 Data transfer - from Android phone 21 - from iPhone 21 - transferring contacts 22 Display - changing the time before the screen turns off 158 - screen brightness 158 - screen rotation 158 - Sleep mode 31 Double exposure 82 E Email See Mail Exchange ActiveSync - flagging an email 133 - meeting request 134 - Out of office 134 - sending a meeting request 134 expanded storage 106 F Face Fusion 84 Face unlock 41 Factory reset 117 Files - copying 106 Finger gestures 33 F..
- arranging widget panels 55 - changing your main Home screen 56 - feeds 59 - folder 57 - launch bar 53 - rearranging widgets and icons 55 - removing widgets and icons 55 - shortcuts 54 - wallpaper 52 - widget panel 29 - widgets 54 Hotspot See Wireless router HTC Backup 111 HTC BlinkFeed - about 59 - adding regional editions 62 - deleting items 63 - posting to social networks 63 - saving articles for later 62 - selecting feeds 61 - setting up custom topics 62 - showing social network and app feeds 61 - turning on or off 60 HTC Clock 146 - setting an alarm 146 HTC Connect - about 98 - stream..
- locking 94 - replying 93 - sending 91 microSD card 17 MMS See Multimedia message Morph See Face Fusion Multimedia message - attachment 91 - group MMS 92 - sending 91 Music - adding a song to a queue 96 - album covers 96 - artist photos 96 - listening 95 - lyrics 97 - playing music from the Lock screen 95 - playlist 95 - setting a song as ringtone 97 - transferring from iPhone 116 N Notifications - panel 43 O Online accounts - adding accounts 109 - removing accounts 109 - syncing manually 109 - what can you sync with 109 Online storage - Google Drive 140 P Pair a Bluetooth headset 153 Peop..
R Radio See FM Radio Recent apps 37 Reset 117 Ringtone - editing 97 - setting song as ringtone 97 Router See Wireless router S Screen 31, 37, 158 - adjusting brightness 158 - capture 37 - changing the time before the screen turns off 158 - idle screen 31 - rotation 158 - Sleep mode settings 158 Screen lock 40 Screen shot See Capture screen SD card 17 Search - searching phone and Web 138 - voice search 138 Security - protecting phone with screen lock 40 - security certificates 150 self-timer 69 selfie - Auto Selfie 68 - self-timer 69 - Voice Selfie 69 Sense Home - adding apps to widget 40 - ..
V Video Highlights See Zoe VideoPic 66 Videos - editing 77 - recording 66 - taking photo while recording 66 - transferring from computer 23 - watching 77 Voice input 47 Voice search 138 Voice Selfie 69 VPN 150, 151 - adding a connection 151 - connecting 151 - disconnecting 151 W Waking up phone - through power button 31 Wallpaper - changing 52 Weather - checking weather 147 Wi-Fi 150 - connecting via WPS 150 - turning on 150 Widgets - adding 54 - changing settings 54 - rearranging 55 - removing 55, 56 - resizing 54 Wireless media sharing See HTC Connect Wireless router 152 Word prediction 4..