Mobile : Droid Charge Tips & Tricks

Loaded with lots of great features and the Android™ 2.2 platform, the Droid Charge is built to keep you connected when you're on the go. Here's a look at some of the things you can do with this powerful smartphone.


Remaining in Camera Mode: When using the camera, press the Lock key (it's also the Power key for the phone) so that the phone locks and stays in Camera mode, even if another key is pressed by accident. This will ensure that other features on the phone aren't unintentionally opened. Simply press the Power key again to unlock Camera mode.
Choosing the Focal Point of a Photo: When the camera is activated, the user can touch the screen to move the guideline to the focal point of the photograph instead of keeping it at the center.


Live Wallpapers
Live wallpapers are animated wallpapers, some use motion to react to user touch. The phone has both static and live wallpapers to choose from. Keep in mind that live wallpapers, however, do consume more battery power.

Account Syncing

Setting Up a Google™ Account to Access Android™ Features
Adding a Google account will let users take advantage of Android and Google features such as Gmail™, Google Play™ and Google Talk™. Touch Applications > Settings > Accounts and sync to add a new Google account.

4G LTE Network

3G and 4G LTE Support
When a 4G LTE connection is not available, the phone transitions to the 3G network without interruption in the current task or service.

Notifications Panel

Accessing the Notifications Panel
To access the Notifications Panel, place a finger near the top of the phone’s display and sweep down the screen. The screen will show notifications, such as new emails and messages; Wi-Fi®, GPS and Bluetooth® status; mobile data status; and auto rotation lock on/off. Swipe back up the screen to close.

Pinch-to-Zoom Capabilities

Zooming in on Images in the Browser and Gallery
The Android™ platform enables users to pinch-to-zoom on any image or page within the browser or photo gallery. For example, go to Applications > Gallery. Select a photo. Use the thumb and forefinger to pinch in and out on the screen. Users can also pinch-to-zoom emails and in the camera apps.


Choosing the Swype Language
Swype, a unique keyboard input method, can be used in four languages: Chinese, U.S. English, Korean and Spanish. To set the language, go to Applications > Settings > Language & Keyboard > Swype > Language. Touch the circle by the preferred language.

Exclusive Samsung Widgets

Adding Friends to Buddies Now
See real-time status updates from favorite friends with the Buddies Now widget, which lives on the Home screen. To add a friend, touch the Plus Sign to open Contacts. Touch the name of a contact to add them to the Buddies Now list.


Using Sweeping Motions to Call and Message a Contact
While in the Contacts list, slide a finger left to right on a contact’s name to automatically call them, or slide a finger right to left to launch the Messaging function and send them a message.

Battery Life

Using the Power-Saving Mode
The Power Saving Mode enables users to conserve battery life by allowing the phone to analyze the displayed image and automatically adjust LCD brightness. To activate, go to Applications > Settings > Display Settings. Touch Power Saving Mode so that an orange checkmark appears in the box.

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