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How to Switch between Calls on Your Droid X

You're on your new Droid X phone, chatting it up. Suddenly, someone else calls you. The Droid X alerts you to a new call. The phone may vibrate or make a sound. Look at the front of the phone to see what's [more…]

How to Use the Droid X Keyboard

To input text information on your Droid X phone, you use the onscreen keyboard. The Droid onscreen keyboard looks similar to the keyboard on your computer. You operate the onscreen keyboard by touching [more…]

An Overview of the Droid X Keyboard

To input text information on your Droid X phone, you use the onscreen keyboard. The Droid onscreen keyboard looks similar to the keyboard on your computer. You operate the onscreen keyboard by touching [more…]

How to Use Swype on Your Droid X

The Droid X's Swype utility lets you type like greased lightning on a touchscreen. Swype allows you to type without lifting your finger from the keyboard; you literally swipe your finger over the touchscreen [more…]

How to Edit Text on Your Droid X

Although you probably won't be editing your next great novel on your Droid X phone, you might want to fix the typos and ensure that the automatic word selection thing did its job properly. Happily, you [more…]

How to Browse the Web on Your Droid X

When you want to access the Internet on your Droid X, start the Browser app. The Droid's Browser app is a lot like a standard computer Web browser but with a few important differences. Look for the Browser [more…]

How to Make a Conference Call on Your Droid X

Your Droid X allows you to make a conference call if you need to talk to multiple people at the same time. To make a conference call on your Droid, you make one call, and then you add a second call. Touch [more…]

How to Forward Calls on Your Droid X

Call-forwarding is the process by which you use your Droid X phone to send a call you're receiving elsewhere. For example, you can send to your office all calls your Droid receives when you're on vacation [more…]

How to Change Your Droid X's Ringtone

On the Droid X, you can choose which default ringtone you want for your phone, plus you can ringtones for individual contacts. By assigning different ringtones to different contacts, you can tell who's [more…]

How to Use Visual Voice Mail on Your Droid X

A better option than using carrier voice mail on your Droid X is to set up and use Visual Voice Mail, a feature on the Droid X that provides more flexibility than standard carrier voicemail when dealing [more…]

How to Add a Contact to Your Droid X Contacts List

You can add contact information to your Droid X's Contacts list in a number of ways. You can build a list of contacts on your Droid from scratch, but that method is tedious. More likely, you collect contacts [more…]

How to Send a Text Message to a Contact on Your Droid X

The program that handles texting on your Droid X is called Text Messaging. The Droid keeps it simple. The nerdy term for texting is SMS, which stands for Short Message Service. Because most cell phones [more…]

How to Send a Text Message to a Phone Number on Your Droid X

The program that handles texting on your Droid X is called Text Messaging. You may want to create a contact for anyone you plan to message. But if you don’t want to first create a contact, you can still [more…]

How to Send a Multimedia Message on Your Droid X

Your Droid X can send multimedia (called MMS) messages, which include a bit of audio or video or a picture. You use the same Messaging app on your Droid X that you do to send regular text messages. [more…]

How to Search the Web on Your Droid X

If you want to search the Web with your Droid X, use the Google widget. Type something that you want to search for in the Droid's Google widget or touch the Microphone button to dictate what you want to [more…]

How to Take a Picture with Your Droid X's Camera

To use your Droid X phone as a camera, you need to know that the back of the phone holds the lens. When you have your Droid camera correctly positioned, you can snap as many pictures as you want [more…]

How to Adjust Your Droid X's Camera

Your Droid X is more phone than camera — still, it has various camera adjustments you can make in its Camera app. You can find those Droid camera adjustment controls in a couple of places: [more…]

How to Record Video with Your Droid X

You can use your Droid X to record video. You can record about ten minutes of video on your Droid, though that length can be limited by how much storage space is available on the MicroSD card. [more…]

How to Turn Your Droid X into a 3G Hotspot

You can configure the Droid X to share its cellular data network connection with as many as eight other devices. Those devices connect wirelessly with your Droid, accessing a shared 3G network just like [more…]

How to View the Pictures on Your Droid X

To access images and videos stored on your Droid X, you start the Gallery app. You can find it on the Applications Tray. When the Droid Gallery opens, you see images organized into categories. [more…]

How to Share Pictures and Video from Your Droid X

You can share the images and videos on your Droid X over the Internet. Occasionally, you stumble across the Share command when working with photos and videos in the Droid Gallery. This command is used [more…]

How to Download from the Web to Your Droid X

On a Droid X, a download is a transfer of information from another location to your phone. You can download information from a Web page into your Droid phone, but it doesn't work exactly like downloading [more…]

How to Set a Web Home Page on Your Droid X

The home page is the first page you see when you start the Browser application on your Droid X. The Droid also displays your home page when you fire up a blank window. The Droid X comes configured with [more…]

How to Change Web Browser Settings on Your Droid X

The Browser program on the Droid X has more options and settings than just about any other program. You can do a few things to improve the way the Web looks on your Droid phone's browser. [more…]

How to Use Facebook on Your Droid X

Social media is the in thing right now, and no social media site is larger or more popular than Facebook. With your Droid X, you can keep track of your Facebook friends wherever you go. [more…]

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