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Advanced Apps & Services

Setting the Browser home page

  1. Press android home icon > android program icon > Browser.
  2. Press menu icon to open the browser menu.
  3. Tap More > Settings > Set home page.
  4. Delete the current address and enter a new webpage.
  5. Tap OK to complete the process.

How do I change my CREDO ID Pack?

  1. Press android home icon > .
  2. Tap on any available ID Pack to set as your new ID or tap Get New to download a new ID pack.
    Note: Selection of ID Packs may vary based on but not limited to device types.

What Comes in the CREDO ID Pack?

  • Preinstalled applications include Huffington Post, Congress, Twitter and Facebook.
  • The CREDO Widget is a CREDO Mobile-developed widget that lets you follow our latest CREDO Action Campaigns.
  • The CREDO Tips App contains recommend apps and links as well as tips.
  • CREDO Mobile wallpapers
  • The following contacts are preloaded:
    • Congress (US Capitol Switchboard)
    • CREDO Action Alerts (short code)
    • CREDO Customer Alerts (short code)
    • CREDO Customer Service
    • White House

Copying and Pasting Text

In applications that require text entry, such as Messaging, use the copy and paste functions to move text from one application to another.

  1. Open the application or received message that you want to copy text from.
  2. Touch and hold the text body to display the options menu.
  3. Tap Copy message text or Copy all to copy the text.
  4. Open the application that you want to paste the text into.
  5. Touch and hold the text box where you want to paste the text.
  6. Tap Paste.

Copying Text from a Webpage

  1. When viewing a webpage, tap menu icon > More > Select text.
  2. Touch and drag your finger to highlight the text that you want to copy.
  3. Release your finger to copy the highlighted text to the clipboard.
  4. Open the application that you want to paste the selected text into.
  5. Touch and hold the text box where you want to paste the text.
  6. Tap Paste.

Making a Three-Way Call

With Three-Way Calling, you can talk to two people at the same time. When using this feature, the normal airtime rates will be charged for each of the two calls.

  1. Make a phone call tap add call > Add call.
  2. Make another phone call. (Your first call is automatically put on hold.)
  3. When you are connected to the second party tap merge calls > Merge calls.

If one of the people you called hangs up during your call, you and the remaining caller stay connected. If you initiated the call and are the first to hang up, all callers are disconnected.

Call Waiting

When you're on a call, Call Waiting alerts you to incoming calls by beeping. Your device's screen informs you that another call is coming in and displays the caller's phone number (if it is available and you are in digital mode). Touch and drag answer call to the right to accept or decline call to the left to ignore the incoming call.

Using Google Play™

Google Play provides direct access to a large selection of applications that you can download and install on your device. How to access:

  1. Press android home icon > android program icon > Play.
  2. If you don't already have a Google account, you will need to set one up. Go to http://www.gmail.com.
  3. Tap Accept to agree to the Google Play terms of service when you first access the service.
  4. Explore Google Play.

Taking Pictures

Taking pictures with your device's built-in camera is as simple as choosing a subject, pointing the lens and pressing a button.

  1. Press android home icon > android program icon > Camera to activate camera mode.
  2. Using the device's display screen as a viewfinder, aim the camera lens at your subject.
  3. Press the camera button or touch until the shutter sounds.

Connecting Your Device to Your Computer

You can transfer music, pictures and videos to and from your device with the USB Mount feature. This feature is supported by most Windows and Mac operating systems, but it is dependent on your computer's setup. If you experience problems connecting your device to your computer and a restart doesn't help, you may need to purchase a microSD™ to USB converter, such as a MobileMate.

  1. Connect your device to your computer using a compatible USB cable. (Wait for the connection to be completed. When connected, the host computer will automatically detect your device.)
  2. The USB icon () now appears on the left side of the status bar on your device.
  3. Your device may ask you if you want to turn USB Mass Storage on, Tap Turn on USB storage or Press > Notifications to open the Notifications panel and tap Turn on USB storage.
  4. Locate the newly created drive letter on your computer. You can drag and drop files onto your device now.

Bookmarking a site

  1. Press > programs icon > Browser.
  2. Go to the site you'd like to bookmark. (You may want to bookmark our Mobile Member Services site: credomobile.com/members.)
  3. Press menu icon to open the browser menu.
  4. Select More > Add bookmark.
  5. You'll get a pop-up with the bookmark info on it. Tap OK to save it.

To access your bookmarks, simply tap bookmark icon next to the address bar at the top of your screen.


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