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User Guide LG-P500 P/N : MMBB0393940 (1.1) G www.lg.com ENGLISH General Inquiries <LG Customer Information Center> 0844-847-5847 or +44-844-847-5847 * Make sure the number is correct before making a call.
Bluetooth QD ID B016768 WiFi (WLAN) This device is intended for use in all European countries. The WLAN can be operated in the EU without restriction indoors, but cannot be operated outdoors in France,Russia and Ukraine. Congratulations on your purchase of the advanced and compact LG-P500 phone by LG, designed to operate with the latest digital mobile communication technology. Disposal of your old appliance 1 When this crossed-out, trash bin symbol is attached to a product, the product is subject to European Directive 2002/96/EC. 2 Dispose of all electrical and electronic products separatel..
• Some of the contents of this manual may not apply to your phone depending on your phone’s software or your service provider. • This handset is not recommended for the visually impaired because of its touch-screen keypad. • Copyright ©2010 LG Electronics, Inc. All rights reserved. LG and the LG logo are registered trademarks of LG Group and its related entities. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. • Google™, Google Maps™, Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Talk™ and Android Market™ are trademarks of Google, Inc. LG-P500 LG-P500 User Guide This gui..
2 Contents Important notice ..................... 5 Getting to know your phone .15 Installing the SIM card and battery ................................ 17 Installing the memory card ...19 Formatting the memory card .20 Your Home screen ................ 21 Touch-screen tips ................ 21 Note .................................... 21 Proximity sensor .................. 21 Lock your phone .................. 21 Unlock screen ...................... 22 Home ................................. 23 Adding widgets to your home screen ................................. 23 Getting back to a recently ..
3 Starring Messages ............... 37 Composing and Sending Email ................................... 38 Working with Account Folders ................................ 39 Adding and Editing Email Accounts ............................. 39 Social Networking ............... 39 Adding your account to your phone ................................. 40 Viewing and updating your status ................................. 40 Removing accounts on your phone ................................. 41 Camera ................................. 42 Getting to know the viewﬁnder ............................ 42 Usin..
4 Gmail™ .............................. 57 Google Talk™ ...................... 57 Utilities .................................. 59 Setting your alarm ................ 59 Using your calculator ............ 59 Adding an event to your calendar .............................. 59 Changing your calendar view 60 ThinkFree Ofﬁce ................... 60 Voice recorder ..................... 61 Recording a sound or voice...61 Sending the voice recording..61 The Web ................................ 62 Browser ............................... 62 Using options ....................... 62 Adding and acce..
5 Important notice Please check to see if any problems you have encountered with your phone are described in this section, before taking the phone in for service or calling a service representative. 1. Phone memory When available space on your phone memory is less than 10%, your phone can not receive a new message. You need to check your phone memory and delete some data such as applications or messages to make more memory available. To manage the application On the home screen, touch Applications tab and select Settings > Applications > Manage applications . When all applications app..
6 To check the battery charge level On the home screen, touch Applications tab and select Settings > About phone > Status . The battery status (charging, discharging) and level (as a percentage of fully charged) are displayed at the top of the screen. To monitor and control what uses the battery On the home screen, touch Applications tab and select Settings> About phone> Battery use. The top of the screen displays battery usage time. Either how long since last connected to a power source or, if connected to a power source, how long you were last running on battery power. The bod..
7 4. Using Unlock pattern Set unlock pattern to secure your phone. Opens a set of screens that guide you through drawing a screen unlock pattern. WARNING: Precautions to take when using the Pattern Lock, It is very important that you remember the unlock pattern you set. You will not be able to access your phone if you use an incorrect pattern 5 times. You have 5 opportunities to enter your unlock Pattern, PIN or Password. If you used all the 5 opportunities, you can attempt it after 30 seconds. When you can’t recall your unlock Pattern, PIN, or Password: If you logged in Google account on..
8 hold the Menu key during Android Logo is displayed. Your phone will boot all the way to the main screen and display "safe mode" in lower left corner. Select Settings > Applications > Manage applications , and choose the application then select an Uninstall icon. After uninstalling the application, turn off and reboot your phone. * Using Hard Reset (Factory Reset) If it does not restore to the original condition, use Hard Reset to initialise your phone. If user turns on the phone with pressing and holding Power + Home + Down volume key at the same time (for 10 seconds), the phone wil..
9 To turn Wi-Fi on and connect to a Wi-Fi network On the home screen, touch Applications tab and select Settings > Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi settings . Touch Wi-Fi to turn it on and begin scan for available Wi-Fi networks. - List of available Wi-Fi networks is displayed. Secured networks are indicated by a lock icon. Touch a network to connect to it. - If the network is open, you are prompted to confirm that you want to connect to that network by touching Connect . - If the network is secured, you're prompted to enter a password or other credentials. (Ask your network administra..
10 8. Opening and Switching Applications Multi-tasking is easy with Android because open applications keep running even when you open another application. There’s no need to quit an application before opening another. Use and switch among several open applications. Android manages each application, stopping and starting them as needed, to ensure that idle applications don’t consume resources unnecessarily. To stop the application you use On the home screen, touch Applications tab and select Settings > Applications > Manage applications . Scroll to the desire application and touch ..
11 • Transfer multimedia files (photos, videos, music) conveniently with a simple drag & drop between a PC and phone • Transfer the messages from a phone to a PC • Use your phone as a Modem • S/W update without loosing your data Installing LG PC Suite from your microSD memory card Insert your microSD memory card on your phone. ( It may already be inserted on your phone.) Before connecting the USB data cable, make sure that the Mass storage only mode is enabled on your phone. (On the applications menu, choose Settings > SD card & phone storage , then select Mass storage on..
12 10. Connecting your phone to a computer via USB NOTE: To synchronise your phone via USB cable with your PC, you need to install the LG PC suite program on your PC. You can download this program from the LG website (www.lg.com) .Go to http://www.lg.com and select your region, country & language.Visit LG Website for more information. As PC suite is embedded at inboxed SD card. you can simply copy it to your PC. LG-P500 does not support: - PC Connection via Bluetooth - LG Air Sync (Web Sync, R-Click) - OSP (On Screen Phone) - To-do in Calendar - Memo - Java Application User’s guide fo..
13 11. Unlock screen when using data connection Your display will go dark if untouched for a period of time when using data connection. To turn on your LCD screen, just touch it. Note: When uninstalling PC Suite IV, USB and Bluetooth Drivers are not automatically removed. Therefore, they must be uninstalled manually. Tip! To use a microSD card on you phone again, you need to open the Notiﬁcation drawer and touch "Turn off USB storage". During this time, you can’t access the microSD card from your phone, so you can’t use applications that rely on the microSD card, such as Camera, Galle..
14 13. When Screen freezes If the phone does not respond to user input or the screen freezes: Remove the battery, insert it again and power on the phone. If it still does not work, please contact to the service centre. 14. Do not connect your phone When you power on/off your PC Make sure to disconnect your phone and PC via data cable as it might have errors on your PC. Important notice
15 Getting to know your phone To turn on the phone, press and hold Power key for 3 seconds. To Turn off the phone, press Power key for 3 seconds and touch Power Off. Home key - Returns to home screen from any screen. Menu key - Check what options are available. Earpiece Back key - Returns to the previous screen. Search key - Search the web and contents in your phone. Power/Lock key - Powers your phone on/off by pressing and holding the key. - Turns off the screen and locks. WARNING: Placing a heavy object on the phone or sitting on it can damage its LCD and touch screen functionalities. Do ..
16 Back cover Battery SIM card slot microSD memory card slot Camera lens Charger, micro USB cable connector Stereo earphone connector Volume keys - On the home screen: controls ringer volume. - During a call: controls your earpiece volume. - When playing a track: controls volume continuously. Power/Lock key Microphone Getting to know your phone
17 Installing the SIM card and battery Before you can start exploring your new phone, you’ll need to set It up. To insert the SIM card and battery: To remove the back cover, Hold the phone on your hand firmly. With the other hand, firmly press your thumb on the back cover. And lift off the battery cover with your forefinger. 1 Slide the SIM card into the SIM card holder. Make sure the gold contact area on the card is facing downwards. 2
18 Insert the battery into place by aligning the gold contacts on the phone and the battery. Replace the back cover of the phone. 3 4 Charging your phone Slide back the cover of the charger connector on the side of your LG-P500. Insert the charger, and plug it into an electrical outlet. Your LG-P500 must be charged until you can see . NOTE: The battery must be fully charged initially to improve battery lifetime. NOTE: The LG-P500 has an internal antenna. Be careful not to scratch or damage this rear area, as that will cause loss of performance. Getting to know your phone
19 Installing the memory card To store multimedia files such as captured images by using a built-in camera, you must insert a memory card to your phone. To insert a memory card: NOTE: The LG-P500 supports upto a 32GB memory card. Turn the phone off before inserting or removing the memory card. Remove the back cover. 1 Open the slot protection and insert the memory card into the slot. Make sure the gold contact area is facing downwards. 2
20 Close the slot protection. WARNING! Do not insert or remove the memory card when the phone is on. Otherwise, it may damage the memory card as well as your phone, and the data stored on the memory card may be corrupted. Formatting the memory card Your memory card may already be formatted. If it isn’t, you must format it before you can use it. NOTE: All ﬁles on the card are deleted when you format the card. 3 On the home screen, touch Applications tab to open the applications menu. Scroll and touch Settings . Scroll and touch SD card & phone storage . Unmount SD Card. Touch Format ..
21 Touch-screen tips Here are some tips on how to navigate around your phone. Touch - To choose a menu/ option or open an application, touch it. Touch and hold - To open an options menu or grab an object you want to move, touch and hold it. Drag - To scroll through a list or move slowly, drag across the touch screen. Flick - To scroll through a list or move quickly, flick across the touch screen (drag quickly and release). Note • To select an item, touch the centre of the icon. • Do not to press too hard; the touch screen is sensitive enough to pick up a light, firm touch. • Use the t..
22 - If there are any programs running when you set the pattern, they may be still running in lock mode. It is recommended to exit all programs before entering the lock mode to avoid unnecessary charges. (e.g., phone call, web access and data communications) Setting unlock pattern: You can draw your own unlock pattern by connecting four or more dots. If you set a pattern, the phone's screen is locked. To unlock the phone, draw the pattern you set on the screen. Caution: When you set an unlock pattern, you need to create your Gmail account first. Caution: If there are more than 5 pattern dra..
23 screen you were working on opens. Home Simply swipe your finger to the left or right to view them. You can also customise each panel with widgets, shortcuts which are shortcuts to your favourite applications, folders and wallpapers. NOTE: Some screen images may be different depending on your phone provider. In your LG home screen, you can view quick keys on the bottom of the screen. The quick keys provide easy, one-touch access to the functions you use the most. Touch the Phone icon to bring up the touch-dialling pad to make a call. Touch to open contacts Touch the Applications tab at th..
24 on the desired panel and release your finger from the screen. Tip! To add an application icon to home screen, touch and hold an application you want to add to home screen. Tip! To delete an application icon on the home screen, click and hold the shortcut icon you want to delete and drag to . Tip! You cannot delete the preloaded applications. (Only their icons can be deleted from the screen.) Getting back to a recently used applications Touch and hold the Home key. The screen will show you a pop up with icons of applications that you've used recently. Touch an icon to open its application..
25 strength, new messages, battery life, and active Bluetooth and data connections. Below is a table explaining the meaning of icons you’re likely to see in the status bar. [Status bar] Icon Description No SIM card No signal Wi-Fi is on and connected Wired headset Call forward Call hold Speakerphone Call mute Missed call Bluetooth on Icon Description Bluetooth connected System warning Alarm New voicemail Flight mode Silent Vibrate No SD card Battery fully charged Battery is charging Data in Data out Data in and out USB to PC Download Upload GPS is acquiring
26 Icon Description GPS is on Onscreen Keyboard You can also enter text using the onscreen keyboard. The onscreen keyboard displays automatically on the screen when you need to enter text. To manually display the keyboard, simply touch a text field where you want to enter text. Qwerty Keypad (Phone Keypad) Shift Key - Touch once to capitalise the next letter you type. Double-tap for all caps. XT9 Key - Turn on or off XT9 Mode. Setting key Number and Symbols Key - Touch to change input to number and symbol entry. caps. Enter Key Key Remove keypad from the screen. Delete Key Go forward or bac..
27 Abc mode This mode allows you to enter letters by touching the key labelled with the required letter once, twice, three or four times until the letter is displayed. 123 Mode This mode allows you to enter numbers in a text message (a telephone number, for example) more quickly. Touch the keys corresponding to the required digits before manually switching back to the appropriate text entry mode. Entering accented letters When you select French or Spanish as the text entry language, you can enter special French or Spanish characters (e.g., “a”). After the corresponding letter character ..
28 The first time you open the Google application on your phone, you will be required to sign in with your existing Google account. If you do not have a Google account, you’re prompted to create one. Creating your Google account On the home screen, touch Applications tab to open the applications menu. Tap Google mail and tap Next > Create to start the Gmail™ set up wizard. Touch a text field to open the touch keyboard, and enter your name and username for your Google account. When you entering the text, you can move to the next text field by touching Next on the keyboard. When you’..
29 After sign in, you can use Gmail™, Google Calendar, Android Market™ and Google Map™; Download applications from Android Market™; back up your settings to Google servers; and take advantage of other Google services on your phone. IMPORTANT • Some applications, such as Calendar, work only with the first Google Account you add. If you plan to use more than one Google Account with your phone, be sure to sign into the one you want to use with such applications first. When you sign in, your contacts, Gmail messages, Calendar events, and other information from these applications and s..
30 Making a call Touch to open the keypad. Enter the number on the keypad. To delete a digit, touch the Clear icon . Touch the Call icon to make a call. To end a call, touch End icon . TIP! To enter “+” to make international calls, touch and hold down . Calling your contacts Touch to open your contacts. Scroll through the contact list or enter the first letter(s) of the contact you want to call by touching Search . In the list, touch the contact you want to call. 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 Answering and rejecting a call When screen locked When your phone rings, Drag the Answer icon to the right. Dra..
31 Making a second call During your initial call, touch . Then, select the number you want to call. Dial the number, or search your contacts. Touch the Call icon to connect the call. Both calls will be displayed on the call screen. Your initial call will be locked and put on hold. Touch to toggle between calls. Or touch to make a conference call. To end active calls, touch End call . If there is no active call, it will end the Hold call . To end all calls at the same time, press the Menu key and select End all calls. NOTE: You will be charged for each call you make. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Viewing your..
32 Contacts You can add contacts on your phone and synchronise them with the contacts in your Google Account or other accounts that support syncing contacts. Searching for a contact There are two ways to search for a contact: On the Home screen On the home screen, touch to open your contacts. Touch Search and enter the contact name using the keypad. Adding a new contact On the home screen, touch , and enter the new contact’s number, then press the Menu key , touch Add to contact and then Create new contact . If you want to add a picture to the new contact, touch . Choose from Take a pictu..
33 Touch the gold star to the right of the contact’s name. The star turns grey and the contact is removed from your favourites. 3
34 Messaging/E-mail Messaging Your LG-P500 combines SMS and MMS into one intuitive, easy-to-use menu. Sending a message Touch icon on the home screen, and touch New message to open a blank message. Enter a contact name or call number in the To field. As you enter the contact name, matching contacts appear. You can touch a suggested recipient. You can add multiple contacts. NOTE: You will be charged for a text message for every person you send the message to. Touch type to compose below to start entering your message. Press the Menu key to open the options menu. Choose from Call , Add subjec..
35 NOTE: When you get an SMS message during a call, there will be ring notiﬁcation. Threaded box Messages (SMS, MMS) exchanged with another party can be displayed in chronological order so that you can conveniently see an overview of your conversation. Using smilies Liven up your messages using smilies. When writing a new message, press the Menu key, then choose Insert Smiley . Changing your message settings Your LG-P500 message settings are predefined, so you can send messages immediately. You can change the settings based on your preferences. WARNING: In this mode, the MMS Client device..
36 Inbox (if you have only one account) or the Accounts screen (if you have multiple accounts). The Accounts screen The Accounts screen lists your Combined Inbox and each of your email accounts. Open the Email application. If you’re not on the Account screen, press the Menu Key and touch Accounts . Select the Email service provider. - Touch to open your Combined Inbox, with messages sent to all of your accounts. - Touch to open a list of just your starred messages. - Touch the folder icon to open the account’s folders. You can touch an account to view its Inbox. The account from which y..
37 about who sent it, the date it was sent, and other related information. You can touch that status indicator to open Quick Contact. Responding to a Message You can reply to it, forward it or even just delete it. To mark a message as unread You can set a message to appear as though it has not been read – for example, to remind yourself to read it again later. f While reading a message, press the Menu Key and touch Mark as unread . To delete a message f While reading a message, touch the Delete button. OR f While reading a message, press the Menu Key and touch Delete . For many types of a..
38 Composing and Sending Email To compose and send a message While in the Email application, press the Menu Key and touch Compose . Enter an address for the message’s intended recipient. As you enter text, matching addresses are offered from your Contacts. Separate multiple addresses with commas. Press the Menu Key and touch Add Cc/Bcc to be able to Cc or Bcc other contacts/ email addresses. Enter the text of the message. Press the Menu Key and touch Attach to send a photo with the message. Touch the Send button. If you’re not ready to send the message, touch the Save as draft button to..
39 folder/label and select Refresh from the options menu. Working with Account Folders Each account has Inbox, Outbox, Sent, and Drafts folders. Depending on the features supported by your account’s service provider, you may have additional folders. Adding and Editing Email Accounts To add an email account Press the Menu Key and touch Add account . Touch the Next button. Or, if you need to enter email account settings. Enter a name for the account, confirm how you want your name to appear in outgoing mail, then touch the Done button. 1 2 3 To change an account’s settings Open the Accoun..
40 Twitter accounts to your phone. If you don’t have an account, you can visit their sites to set it up. NOTE: An additional costs may be incurred when connecting and using online services. Check your data charges with your network provider. Adding your account to your phone On the home screen, choose any SNS application you want to use. If you don't have an account yet, touch Sign up now and input details. Enter your e-mail address and password that you set up on your community, then tap Log in . Wait while your details are checked with your community. Check your community is turned ON ...
41 Tip! You can use information about friends only in SNS or sync all data to Contacts. Removing accounts on your phone Choose Settings > Accounts & Sync settings > Choose an accounts you want to delete > Touch Remove account .
42 Getting to know the viewfinder Zoom – Zoom in or zoom out. Alternatively you can use the side volume keys. Brightness – This defines and controls of the amount of sunlight entering the image. Slide the brightness indicator along the bar, towards “-” for a lower brightness image, or towards “+” for a higher brightness image. Settings – Touch this icon to open the settings menu. See Using the advanced settings . Focus – Touch this icon to select the options menu. See Using the focus mode . Scene mode – Choose from Auto , Portrait , Landscape , Sports , Night , and Sunset ..
43 TIP! You can close all the shortcut options to give a clearer viewﬁnder screen. Just touch the centre of the viewﬁnder once. To recall the options, touch the screen again. Using the focus mode You can select the focus mode as following options; Auto Focus – Set the camera to focus automatically. Macro – Macro mode allows you to take extreme close-ups. If you are trying to take a close-up shot but the focus box remains red, try turning the macro mode on. Face tracking – If you set Face tracking and take a photo, your camera detects and focuses on human faces automatically. Manua..
44 Once you’ve taken the photo Your captured photo will appear on the screen. Share Touch to share your photo as Bluetooth , Email , Facebook, Gmail , Messaging, Picasa or Twitter . NOTE: Additional charges may apply when MMS messages are downloaded while roaming. Set as Touch to use the image as Contact icon or Wallpaper . Rename Touch to edit the name of the selected picture. Touch to delete the image. Touch to take another photo immediately. Your current photo will be saved. Touch to view a gallery of your saved photos. Using the advanced settings In the viewfinder, touch to open all a..
45 Colour effect – Choose a colour tone for your new photo. Once you’ve made your selection, use the Back key to close the colour tone menu. You are then ready to take a picture. NOTE: You can change a colour picture to black and white or sepia, but you cannot change a black-and-white or sepia picture to colour. Timer – The self-timer allows you to set a delay after the shutter is pressed. Select Off , 3 seconds , 5 seconds , or 10 seconds . This is ideal if you want to be included in a photo. Shot mode – Choose from Normal, Continuous shot, Beauty shot, Art shot, Face effect and Ca..
46 TIP! When you exit the camera, all settings will return to their defaults, except image size and image quality. Any nondefault settings must be reset, such as colour tone and ISO. Check these before you take your next photo. TIP! The settings menu is superimposed over the viewﬁnder, so when you change elements of the image colour or quality, you will see a preview of the image change behind the settings menu. Viewing your saved photos You can access your saved photos from within the camera mode. Just touch and touch the screen then you will see Slideshow and Menu . TIP! Flick left or r..
47 Getting to know the viewfinder Zoom – Zoom in or zoom out. Alternatively you can use the side volume keys. Before starting record a video, you can use the zoom function. You can not control the zoom function during recording. Brightness – This defines and controls of the amount of sunlight entering the Video. Slide the brightness indicator along the bar, towards “-” for a lower brightness Video, or towards “+” for a higher brightness Video. Settings – Touch this icon to open the settings menu. See Using the advanced settings . Video size – Touch to set the size (in pixels..
48 Shooting a quick video Slide the camera mode button down position, the icon will change to . The video camera’s viewfinder will appear on the screen. Holding the phone horizontally, point the lens towards the subject of the video. Press the capture button once to start recording. REC will appear at the bottom of the viewfinder with a timer showing the length of the video. Touch on the screen to stop recording. After shooting a video A still image representing your video will appear on the screen. Play Touch to play the video. Share Touch to share your video as Bluetooth , Email , Gmail..
49 the white balance correctly, you may need to determine the light conditions. Choose from Auto , Incandescent , Sunny , Fluorescent , and Cloudy . Colour effect – Choose a colour tone to use for your new view. Duration – Set a duration limit for your video. Choose between Normal and MMS to limit the maximum size to send as an MMS message. If you set as MMS , you can record 300k video. Also you can choose QVGA and QCIF only in this mode. TIP! When choosing MMS duration, the Video quality will be set as QCIF and you can shoot longer videos. Video quality – Choose from Super fine , Fin..
50 Your photos and videos Adjusting the volume when viewing a video To adjust the volume of a video while it is playing, use the volume keys on the left side of the phone. Setting a photo as wallpaper Touch the photo you want to set as wallpaper to open it. Touch the screen to open the options menu. Touch Set as , then touch Set Wallpaper . 1 2 3
51 You can store multimedia files to a memory card to have easy access to all your image and video files. Touch Applications tab, then select Gallery . You can open a list of catalogue bars that store all your multimedia files. NOTE: Make sure you install a memory card into the phone to save photos and access all your pictures. Without a memory card, the phone will not display any photos or videos without Picasa images which are in your Picasa album. View model Touch Gallery and you will see Folder view. Touch any folder and it will turn to Grid view mode. If you tap any photo, it will turn..
52 send the message normally. TIP! If you have a SNS account and set it up on your phone, you can share your photo to SNS community. Sending a video To send a video, touch and hold the video you want. Select Share . Choose from Bluetooth, Email, Gmail™, Messaging, or YouTube™. When you choose Email, Gmail™ or Messaging , your video will be attached to a message, then you write and send the message normally. Using an image Choose images to use as wallpaper or identify callers. Touch and hold a photo, then select Set as. Choose from Contact icon, or Wallpaper. 1 2 3 1 2 Creating a slide..
53 Activate Mass Storage Only . Touch Turn on USB storage . You can view the mass storage contents on your PC and transfer the files. NOTE: You need to install and SD card ﬁrst. Without an SD card, you cannot use USB mass storage. NOTE: If you installed LG Android Platform Driver, you will see pop up with 'Turn on USB storage' immediately. Music Your LG-P500 has a built-in music player that lets you play all your favourite tracks. To access the music player, touch Music. Playing a song On the home screen, touch Applications tab and select Music . Touch Songs . 3 4 1 2 Select the song you ..
54 of copyrighted material. Before downloading or copying the file, please check the national laws of the relevant country concerning the use of such material. Using the radio Your LG-P500 has a built-in FM radio so you can tune in to your favourite stations and listen on the go. NOTE: You must attach your headphones to listen to the radio. Insert them into the headphone jack. Searching for stations You can tune in to radio stations by searching for them manually or automatically. They will then be saved to specific channel numbers, so you don’t have to keep re-tuning in. You can store up..
55 Listening to the radio Touch Listen Via and you can set Speaker or Wired headset to listen to the radio. TIP! To improve radio reception, extend the headset cord, which functions as the radio antenna. WARNING: If you connect a headset not speciﬁcally made for radio reception, radio reception may be poor. 1
56 First, set up a Google account. Enter your user name and password. After signing in, your contacts, email, and calendar in your Google account will automatically synchronise with your LG-P500. Tip! If you change your Google account after signing in, or you want to log out, please use the below step: Menu > Settings > Applications > Manage applications > Google Apps > Clear data. Google Maps™ Check your current location and traffic and receive directions to your destination. The LG-P500 must be connected to Wi-Fi or 3G/GPRS. NOTE: Google Maps™ does not cover all cities ..
57 Android Market™, they appear in the LG-P500 menu. You can check downloaded application by tapping Downloads tab. You can check other's comment regarding an application or you can post your comments. Select a category from Apps and Games to browse its contents. It will show you T op paid, Top free and Just in . Choose an application to install. NOTE: When you want to ﬁnish the game, use the Home or Back key. You will return to the home screen. Or use the Menu key of the game. Gmail™ Gmail™ is configured when you first set up your phone. Depending on your synchronisation settings, ..
58 Search – It search any chat that contains your entered word or sentences. Sign Out – Sign out from chat. When you touch Talk icon from the Home screen, you will be Signed in automatically if you set Automatically sign in active. Settings – Adjust indicator or notification. etc. More – From here, you can close all chats and check Invites and Blocked list. Google applications
59 Setting your alarm On the home screen, touch Applications tab and select Clock . If you want to add a new alarm, touch . Set the time and touch to turn on the alarm. After you set the time, the LG-P500 will let you know how much time is left before the alarm sounds. Set Repeat, Ringtone or Vibrate and add Label to name the alarm. Touch Done . Press the Menu key to add alarm or adjust Snooze duration or alarm volume from settings. Using your calculator On the home screen, touch Applications tab and select Calculator . Touch the number keys to enter numbers. 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 For simple calcul..
60 If you would like to add a note to your event, touch Description and enter the details. If you want to repeat the alarm, set Repetition , and set Reminders , if necessary. Touch Done to save the event in the calendar. A coloured square in the calendar will mark all days that have saved events. An alarm will sound at the event start time to help you stay organised. Changing your calendar view On the home screen, touch Applications tab and select Calendar . Press the Menu key. Select the calendar view for a particular day, week, or month. 6 7 8 1 2 ThinkFree Office ThinkFree Office allows ..
61 Voice recorder Use the voice recorder to record voice memos or other audio files. Recording a sound or voice On the home screen, touch Applications tab and select Voice Recorder . Touch to begin recording. Touch to end recording. Press the Menu key and select Use as to set as the Phone ringtone. NOTE: Touch Go to list to access your album. You can listen to the saved recording. Sending the voice recording Once you have finished recording, you can send the audio clip by touching the Menu key and Share . Choose from Bluetooth, Email, Gmail™ and Messaging . When you 1 2 3 4 1 2 select Ema..
62 Browser Browser gives you a fast, full- colour world of games, music, news, sports, entertainment, and much more, right on your mobile phone. Wherever you are and whatever you’re into. NOTE: Additional charges apply when connecting to these services and downloading content. Check data charges with your network provider. Using options Press the Menu key to view options. New window – Open a new window. Bookmark – Add/Show Bookmark, show Most Visited Site and History. Window – Show all your open windows. Refresh – Touch to refresh the web page. Forward – Goes to the page you con..
63 Adding and accessing bookmarks Press the Menu key then select Bookmarks . Touch a bookmark and enter a name for the bookmark followed by its URL. To access the bookmark, simply touch the bookmark. You will be connected to the bookmarked page. Changing Web browser settings Press the Menu key then select More > Settings . 1 2 3
64 Wireless & networks Here, you can manage Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Also, you can set mobile networks, airplane mode. Airplane mode – After setting Airplane mode, all wireless connections will be disabled. Sound Adjust sound, notification default settings ,vibrate mode. You can manage audible and Haptic feedback also. Display Brightness – Adjust the brightness of the screen. Auto-rotate screen – Set to switch orientation automatically when you rotate the phone. Animation – Set to display an animation Screen timeout – Set the time for screen timeout. Location & Security Use wi..
65 When you turn on your phone or wake up the screen, you're prompted to draw your unlock pattern to unlock the screen. Set up Sim card lock – Set up SIM card lock or change SIM PIN. Visible passwords – Select to show passwords as you type them or deselect to hide passwords as you type them. Select device administrators – Add or more administrations Use secure credentials – Allows you to access secure certificates Install from SD card – choose to install encrypted certificates from your SD card. Set password – set or change the credential storage password. Clear storage - Clear ..
66 SD card & phone storage Check total available SD card space. Touch Unmount SD card for safe removal. Format the SD card , if you want to delete all data from the SD card. Search Touch Google search and you can adjust Google search settings. Adjust Searched items so you can get necessary information effectively . Choose from Web , Apps, Contacts, Messaging Search, Music or Twitter . Date and time Set date, time, time zone, and formats. Locale and text Set local language and region, text input, and autocorrect options. Accessibility You use the Accessibility settings to configure any a..
67 With Wi-Fi, you can use high- speed Internet access within the coverage of the wireless access point (AP). You can enjoy wireless Internet with Wi-Fi, without extra charges. Turn on Wi-Fi From Home Screen , open Notification drawer and touch on. From Menu, Choose settings > Wireless & network settings > Wi-Fi . To connect to Wi-Fi Choose Wi-Fi network you want to connect. If you see , you need to enter password to connect. TIP! If you are out of Wi-Fi area and choose 3G connection, additional chareges may be applied. USB tethering You can share your phone's internet connection ..
68 TIP! If your phone turns into sleep mode even when it is connected to Wi-Fi, the Wi-Fi connection will be disabled automatically. In this case, if your phone has access to 3G data, it may be connected to the 3G network automatically, and additional charges may be applied.) NOTE: The LG-P500 supports WEP, WPA/WPA2-PSK and 802.1x EAP. security. If your Wi-Fi service provider or network administrator sets encryption for network security, ﬁll in the key in the pop-up window. If encryption is not set, this pop-up window will not be shown. You can obtain the key from your Wi-Fi service provi..
69 Phone Software update LG Mobile Phone Software update from internet For more information on using this function, please visit the http://update.lgmobile.com or http://www.lg.com/common/ index.jsp → select country and language. This Feature allows you to update the firmware of your phone to the latest version conveniently from the internet without the need to visit a service centre. As the mobile phone firmware update requires the user’s full attention for the duration of the update process, please make sure to check all instructions and notes that appear at each step before proceedin..
70 Ambient Temperatures Max: +55°C (discharging), +45°C (charging) Min: -10°C Technical data Declaration of Conformity Declaration of Conformity LG-P500 The conformity to above standards is veriﬁed by the fo lowing Notiﬁed Body(BABT) BABT, Forsyth House, Churchﬁeld Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 2TD, United Kingdom Notiﬁed Body Identiﬁcation Number : 0168 I hereby declare under our sole responsibility that the product mentioned above to which this declaration relates complies with the above mentioned standards and Directives Name Issued Date Doo Haeng Lee / Director Septe..
71 These Accessories are available for use with the LG-P500. ( Items described below may be optional. ) Travel Adapter Data cable Connect your LG-P500 and PC. Battery User Guide Learn more about your LG- P500. Stereo headset NOTE: • Always use genuine LG accessories. • Failure to do this may void your warranty. • Accessories may vary in different regions. Accessories
72 How to save music/video files to the phone Connect your phone to the PC using the USB cable. Touch and drag down the status bar on the home screen. Select USB connected > Turn on USB storage > Open folder to view files . If you didn't install LG Android Platform Driver on your PC, you need set it manually. For more information, refer to 'Transferring files using mass storage devices' . Save music or video files from the PC to the phone's removable storage. - You may copy or move files from the PC to the phone's removable storage using a card reader. - If there is a video file with ..
73 How to move the contacts from the old phone to the current phone Export your contacts as a CSV file from your old phone to the PC using a PC sync program. Download Mobile Sync for Android at www.lg.com and install it in the PC. Run the program and connect your Android mobile phone to the PC using the USB cable. Select the Contacts icon. Go to Menu > File > Import and select the CSV file saved in the PC. If the fields in the imported CSV file are different from the ones in Mobile Sync for Android, you need to map the fields. After mapping the fields, click OK. Then, the contacts are..
74 * Exporting contacts: Run the Contacts application. Touch the address you want to export to. Press Menu and Select Share > Bluetooth > Check If Bluetooth is turned on and select Scan for devices > Choose the device you want to send data from the list. * Sending multi-selected contacts: Run the "Contacts" application. To Select more than one contact press Menu key and touch Multiselect . Select the contacts you want to send or press Menu key and touch Select all > Touch Share > Bluetooth > Select all . Select Share > Bluetooth > Check If Bluetooth is turned on and ..
75 This chapter lists some problems you might encounter while using your phone. Some problems require you to call your service provider, but most are easy to correct yourself. Message Possible causes Possible Corrective Measures USIM error There is no USIM card in the phone or it is inserted incorrectly. Make sure that the SIM card is correctly inserted. No network connection/ Loosing network Weak Signal outside of GSM network area. Operator applied new services Move towards a window or into an open area. Check the Network Operator coverage map. See if the SIM card is older than 6~12month. ..
76 Message Possible causes Possible Corrective Measures Calls not available Dialing error New SIM card inserted Prepaid Charge limit reached New network not authorised. Check for new restrictions. Contact Service Provider or reset limit with PIN 2. Phone cannot be switched on On/Off key pressed long enough Battery is not charged Battery contacts are dirty Press the On/Off key down for at least two seconds. Keep charger attached for a longer time Clean the contacts. Take out the battery and insert again. Charging error Battery is not charged. Outside Temperature is too hot or cold Contact pr..
77 Message Possible causes Possible Corrective Measures Impossible to receive/ send SMS & Picture Memory Full Delete some existing messages in the phone. Files not open Unsupported file format Check the file format that can be supported SD Card not working FAT 16 file system supported only Check SD card file system via card reader Or format SD card using phone The screen does not turn on when I receive a call. Proximity sensor problem If you use any protection tape or case, check it is covered the area around proximity sensor. Make sure that the area around the proximity sensor is clean..
78 Please read these simple guidelines. Not following these guidelines may be dangerous or illegal. Exposure to radio frequency energy Radio wave exposure and Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) information. This mobile phone model LG-P500 has been designed to comply with applicable safety requirements for exposure to radio waves. These requirements are based on scientific guidelines that include safety margins designed to assure the safety of all persons, regardless of age and health. • The radio wave exposure guidelines employ a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or S..
79 Product care and maintenance WARNING Only use batteries, chargers and accessories approved for use with this particular phone model. The use of any other types may invalidate any approval or warranty applying to the phone, and may be dangerous. • Do not disassemble this unit. Take it to a qualified service technician when repair work is required. • Repairs under warranty, at LG’s option, may include replacement parts or boards that are either new or reconditioned, provided that they have functionality equal to that of the parts being replaced. • Keep away from electrical applianc..
80 • Do not charge the phone when it is on soft furnishings. • The phone should be charged in a well ventilated area. • Do not subject this unit to excessive smoke or dust. • Do not keep the phone next to credit cards or transport tickets; it can affect the information on the magnetic strips. • Do not tap the screen with a sharp object as it may damage the phone. • Do not expose the phone to liquid or moisture. • Use the accessories like earphones cautiously. Do not touch the antenna unnecessarily. Efficient phone operation Electronics devices All mobile phones may get interfe..
81 • When your vehicle is equipped with an air bag, do not obstruct with installed or portable wireless equipment. It can cause the air bag to fail or cause serious injury due to improper performance. • If you are listening to music whilst out and about, please ensure that the volume is at a reasonable level so that you are aware of your surroundings. This is particularly imperative when near roads. Avoid damage to your hearing Damage to your hearing can occur if you are exposed to loud sound for long periods of time. We therefore recommend that you do not turn on or off the handset clo..
82 • Do not use near fuel or chemicals. • Do not transport or store flammable gas, liquid, or explosives in the same compartment of your vehicle as your mobile phone and accessories. In aircraft Wireless devices can cause interference in aircraft. • Turn your mobile phone off before boarding any aircraft. • Do not use it on the ground without permission from the crew. Children Keep the phone in a safe place out of the reach of small children. It includes small parts which may cause a choking hazard if detached. Emergency calls Emergency calls may not be available under all mobile ne..
83 • Replace the battery when it no longer provides acceptable performance. The battery pack maybe recharged hundreds of times until it needs replacing. • Recharge the battery if it has not been used for a long time to maximise usability. • Do not expose the battery charger to direct sunlight or use it in high humidity, such as in the bathroom. • Do not leave the battery in hot or cold places, this may deteriorate the battery performance. • There is risk of explosion if the battery is replaced by an incorrect type. • Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s in..
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