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How to Use Twitter on Your Droid X

You can use Twitter through your Droid X to share your existence with others or simply to follow what others are up to or thinking. You can create a Twitter account by using your Droid, but it's a lot [more…]

How to Sync Your Droid X with Your Computer Using doubleTwist

To move information from your Droid X phone into a computer — and vice versa — you can use the free third-party utility doubleTwist. doubleTwist isn't an Android app: You use it on your computer. It lets [more…]

How to Connect to a Wi-Fi Network on Your Droid X

If there's a wireless network around, you can connect your Droid X to that Wi-Fi network to access the Internet without using your 3G network. This can come in handy if you aren't getting a good 3G connection [more…]

How to Use a Bluetooth Headset with Your Droid X

You use Bluetooth, a wireless protocol for communication between two or more gadgets, on your Droid X by using one of those wireless earphones you see stuck on people's heads. You must turn on your Droid's [more…]

How to Use the Droid X Maps App

When you use the amazing Droid X Maps app, you no longer have to hang your head in shame over not being able to refold a map. The Maps app on your Droid involves no folding whatsoever. Instead, it charts [more…]

How to Work with 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. Touch a [more…]

The Controls on Your Droid X

The Droid X attempts to intimidate you with some new terms for its features and controls, not to mention that you may not be aware of all its available hardware features. These control terms are the same [more…]

How to Set Up a Google Account for Your Droid X

If you want to get the most from your Droid X phone, you really, really need to have a Google account. If you don't have a Google account, run — don't walk or mince — to a computer and follow these steps [more…]

How to Play Music on Your Droid X

Music headquarters on your Droid X phone is the app named, oddly enough, Music. You can start the Music app on your Droid by touching its icon on the Applications Tray, which makes the main Music browsing [more…]

How to Create a Playlist on Your Droid X's Music App

Playlists are customized (by you) groups of tunes that have something in common. What they have in common is up to you. Droid X allows you to create playlists in its Music app. To start a new playlist [more…]

How to Listen to the Radio on Your Droid X

With the proper software installed on your Droid X, your phone can also be used as a radio. Whether you're in the mood for good old FM radio or something from the Internet, your Droid has you covered. [more…]

How to Check Your Schedule with the Droid X Calendar App

You can use your Droid X as your calendar and date keeper. Your Droid can easily serve as a reminder of obligations due or delights to come. It all happens thanks to Google Calendar and the Calendar app [more…]

How to Add an Event to the Droid X Calendar

The key to making the Droid X's Calendar app work is to add events: appointments, things to do, meetings, or full-day events such as birthdays and vacations. You can easily create a new event in the Calendar [more…]

How to Set an Alarm on Your Droid X

When you want your Droid to wake you up, you can take advantage of the Alarm & Timer app. You can set more than one alarm, and the Droid X remembers what times you've set in the past. [more…]

How to Use the YouTube App on Your Droid X

To view the mayhem on YouTube from your Droid X, or to contribute something yourself, use the YouTube app. Like all apps on the Droid X, you can find the YouTube app on the Applications Tray [more…]

How to Receive E-Mail on Your Droid X

The Droid X works flawlessly with Gmail e-mail accounts. In fact, if Gmail is already set up to be your main e-mail address, you can access your Gmail messages all the time by using your Droid phone. You [more…]

How to Send E-Mail from Your Droid X

Crafting an e-mail message on your Droid X works exactly like creating one on your computer. Depending on what e-mail accounts you have associated with your Droid, you can use the Gmail, Email, or Messaging [more…]

How to Set Up a Non-Gmail E-Mail Account on Your Droid X

On your Droid X, you can add one or more of your Internet e-mail accounts so that you can receive e-mail on your phone at any time. When you have and use non-Gmail e-mail accounts, you can configure the [more…]

How to Configure E-Mail on Your Droid X

Your Droid X allows you to configure e-mail accounts you access from the phone. You can create a custom e-mail signature that appears on messages you send from your Droid X, among other setting options [more…]

How to Get Apps for Your Droid X from the Android Market

New apps await delivery into your Droid X. To get to them, touch the Market icon (either on the main Home screen or the Applications Tray) to open the Droid's Market app. You can browse for apps, games [more…]

How to Manage Your Droid's Android Market Apps

The Android Market isn't only where you buy apps for your Droid X; it's also where you perform app management. App management includes reviewing apps you've downloaded to your Droid, updating apps, and [more…]

How to Put Your Droid X in Airplane Mode

As anyone who has been flying recently knows, using a cellular phone while on an airborne plane is strictly forbidden. You can, however, use your Droid X to listen to music, play games, or do anything [more…]

How to Use Your Droid X Internationally

Not only can you use your Droid X to call folks who live in other countries, you can also take your Droid overseas and use it in another country. International calling of any sort on the Droid is easy [more…]

How to Enable Security on Your Droid X

You may want to secure your Droid X for a number of reasons. If you're just worried about securing the Droid from accidental dialing while it's in your pocket, simply use the sliding lock on the touchscreen [more…]

How to Troubleshoot Droid X Problems

You may run into some problems with your wonderful Droid X. Here's a list of common Droid difficulties and how to remedy them: [more…]

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