Htc – Sensation XE with Beats Audio – Quick Start

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HTC Sensation XE with
Beats Audio™
Quick guide
For the complete user guide and other helpful resources,
go to
Please also read the Safety and regulatory guide that’s
included in the box.
91H0xxxx-xxM Rev.A
Get HTC Sync
You can use the HTC Sync software to sync contacts,
calendar, and other information between your computer
and your phone. Copy HTC Sync from the microSD card
that came with your phone and install it on your computer.
1. Connect your phone to your computer using the USB
cable that came with your phone.
2. On your phone, tap Disk drive and then tap Done.
3. On your computer, access your phone’s storage card
which is recognized as a removable disk.
4. Copy HTCSync.exe to your computer.
5. Unmount your phone as required by your computer’s
operating system to safely remove it.
6. On your computer, double-click HTCSync.exe and follow
the onscreen instructions to install HTC Sync.
Visit our support website ( from
time to time to check for the most recent HTC Sync
Battery saving tips
Set your phone to automatically switch to power saver
mode when the battery level reaches a certain level.
1. From the Home screen, press , and then tap
2. Tap Power, and make sure the Enable power saver
check box is selected.
3. Tap Turn power saver on at and Power saver settings to
set power saver options.
Use your phone’s 8 megapixel camera with dual flash to
take high resolution photos. The camera even captures
videos in full HD with stereo audio recording. And when
you switch and use the front camera, you can easily take
your own closeup shots or videos.
From the Home screen, tap > Camera or Camcorder.
On the Viewfinder screen, press to customize your
camera settings such as when you want to change the
photo resolution or video quality. Check out the complete
user guide for more details.
Capture your big moments Connect to the Internet
It’s simple. When you turn your phone on for the first
time (with the SIM card inserted), it should connect
automatically to your mobile operator’s data service.
Note If presented with a list of mobile operators, make sure to
select the correct one for your SIM card. Contact your mobile
operator for more details.
If you want to connect to the Internet using Wi-Fi, you
1. Press from the Home screen, and then tap
Settings > Wireless & networks.
2. Select the Wi-Fi check box to turn Wi-Fi on.
3. Tap Wi-Fi settings. Then choose a Wi-Fi network to
connect to.
If you select an open network, you’ll be automatically
connected. If you select a secured network, enter the
key, and then tap Connect.
Fast browsing
Enjoy fast web browsing on your phone. With the powerful
dual core processor and Adobe® Flash® support, no
websites are out-of-bounds. From the Home screen,
tap > Internet.
Dance to your fave beats
When playing your favorite songs, you get high fidelity
sound for richer music experience. From the Home screen,
tap > Music.
Plug in the Beats™ headphones that came with your
phone. Stylish and compact, the Beats headphones bring
added listening pleasure. With studio quality music presets
from Beats on your phone, your music collection sounds
its best.
Keep in contact
There are several ways you can add contacts to your
Adding a new contact
1. From the Home screen, tap > People.
2. Tap .
3. Enter the contact information in the relevant fields.
4. Tap Save.
If you want to import contacts from your SIM card, press
, and then tap Import/Export > Import from SIM card.
Synchronizing contacts from your online accounts
You can sync your phone with contacts in your Google
Account, Facebook, and even Exchange ActiveSync
account. See the complete user guide to see how it’s done.
Watch movies on the go
With the HTC Watch™ online video service, get a glimpse
of the latest movie trailers and enjoy watching Hollywood
blockbusters or TV shows. You can choose to either rent
or buy videos, and start watching a video as it’s being
Tap > Watch, sign up for your HTC Watch account,
and browse through the collection of movies and TV
shows in the online video store.
Note: Initially, you may be able to watch movie trailers only
in HTC Watch. Rental and purchasing services will
gradually be available worldwide. Please stay tuned.Before you do anything else,
please read this
Charge the battery
The battery in your phone hasn’t been charged yet. While your
phone is charging, it’s important that you do not remove the battery
pack. Doing so can damage your phone. Also, please don’t try to
take your phone apart. (If you do, it may invalidate your warranty.)
Choose a rate plan wisely
Your phone can use up a lot of Internet bandwidth really quickly.
Before you use your phone, we strongly recommend that you talk to
your mobile operator about data rates.
Using data services while roaming will be costly. Check with
your mobile operator for data roaming rates before you use data
Know about privacy laws
Some countries have strict laws about how and when you can
record phone conversations. It’s a good idea to find out what the
laws are where you live before you use your phone’s recording
And finally, a few important words from our legal team
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event
shall HTC or its affiliates be liable to you, any user, or third party for
any indirect, special, consequential, incidental or punitive damages
of any kind, arising in contract, tort, or otherwise, including, but not
limited to, injury, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill, loss of business
opportunity, loss of data, and/or loss of profits, regardless of the
foreseeability thereof or whether HTC or its affiliates have been
advised of the possibility of such damages. And in no event shall the
total liability of HTC or its affiliates exceed the amount received from
you, regardless of the legal theory under which the cause of action
is brought. The foregoing does not affect any statutory rights which
may not be disclaimed.
Get to know your phone Lock screen
When your phone becomes idle, it turns the display off
and goes to sleep mode to save battery power. Simply
press POWER to turn the display back on.
To unlock the screen, just pull the ring upward.
You can also drag an app
icon to the ring to unlock
the screen and directly go
to that app.
Or, if you have an event
reminder, set alarm, or an
incoming call, drag the icon
of the action you want to
the ring.
Set up your phone
The first time you switch on your phone, you’ll be guided
to transfer contacts using Bluetooth, set up your email and
social network accounts, and more.
Be sure to sign in to your Google Account so you can use
Google apps like Gmail™ on your phone.
Your Home screen
Almost anything you want is only a swipe and a tap away
on your Home screen.
Smoothly roll around the
screens to see your favorite
apps or widgets that show
live updates of social network
feeds, weather forecasts, email,
and more.
You can also pinch the Home
screen to see all panels in Leap
Before you turn on your phone
Get everything in order before you press the POWER
Removing the thin film from the battery
1. Securely hold the phone facing up, and then press and
hold the RELEASE button at the bottom of the phone.
2. Slightly lift the bottom part of the front panel, and then
gently pull your phone out of its back cover.
3. Peel off the thin film of the battery that’s inside your
phone. Pull the flap of the film to release the battery.
Inserting your SIM card
Insert the SIM card (with its gold contacts facing down
and cut-off corner facing out) all the way into the SIM
card slot.
Inserting your storage card
There’s already a microSD card in your phone, which is
in the right side. (Push the microSD card in to eject and
remove it. To reinsert, push it in until it clicks into place).
Inserting the battery
1. Insert the battery (with its exposed copper contacts
first) into the battery compartment.
2. With the exposed side of the back cover facing up,
insert the top part of the phone into the back cover.
3. Press the phone down to lock the cover into place.
Charging the battery
Use the supplied power adapter and USB cable to charge
your phone.
Make your first call
1. On the Home screen, tap Phone.
2. Enter the number or contact you want to call, and then
tap Call.
3. To hang up, tap End call.
Send a txt msg
1. From the Home screen, tap > Messages.
2. On the All messages screen, tap .
3. Enter the recipient in the To field.
4. Tap “Add text”, and then enter your message.
5. When done, tap Send.
Personalize your phone
Customize your phone just the way you want it. You can
change the wallpaper, skin, widgets, apps, or shortcuts.
You can also choose a sound set that uses different
ringtones and notification sounds.
You can personalize the lock screen too and add the
things you want to see at a glance on an idle screen, such
as your photos or live weather updates in your current
Tap from the Home screen to get get started.
Notification LED
Touch screen
Volume control
headset jack
USB connector
Front camera

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