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Droid Bionic: Music Organization and Playlists

A playlist is a collection of tunes you create on the Droid Bionic. You build the list by combining songs from an album or artist or from whatever music you have on your phone. You can then listen to the [more…]

Droid Bionic: Build a New Music Playlist

The Droid Bionic ships with one music playlist already set up for you: the Recently Added playlist, shown in the figure. This playlist contains all the songs you’ve purchased for, or imported to, your [more…]

Your Droid Bionic Is a Radio

You can purchase and download music to your Droid Bionic, or you can use it as a player for free internet radio. Though they’re not broadcast radio stations, some sources on the Internet ― [more…]

Take and Delete Pictures on Your Droid Bionic

To use your Droid Bionic phone as a camera, you have to hold the phone away from your face. Before doing this, start the Camera app, which you can find on the App menu or, more conveniently, on the Dock [more…]

Take a Panoramic Photo with Your Droid Bionic

A panorama is a wide shot, like a landscape, a beautiful vista, or a group photograph. One Droid Bionic camera mode enables you to combine several images into a panoramic shot. Follow these steps: [more…]

Droid Bionic Camera Adjustments: Image Location and Effects

The Droid Bionic not only takes a picture but also keeps track of where you're located on Planet Earth when you take the picture — if you’ve turned on that option. The feature is called Geo-Tag, and here's [more…]

Use the Droid Bionic Video Mode

When the action is hot — when you need to capture more than a moment (and maybe the sounds) — you switch the Droid Bionic camera into Video mode. [more…]

Droid Bionic: Understand the Digital Wireless Networks

The Droid Bionic needs a wireless network to access the Internet. Though you can’t see it, wireless communication is going on all around. No need to duck ― the wireless signals are intercepted only by [more…]

How to Activate Wi-Fi on Your Droid Bionic

Wi-Fi for your Droid Bionic is the same wireless networking standard used by computers for communicating with each other and the Internet. To make Wi-Fi work on your Droid Bionic requires two steps. First [more…]

Access a Wi-Fi Network on Your Droid Bionic

Wi-Fi for the Droid Bionic is the same wireless networking standard used by computers for communicating with each other and the Internet. After activating the Droid Bionic’s Wi-Fi radio, you can connect [more…]

Create a Mobile Hotspot with Your Droid Bionic

You and your Droid Bionic can get on the Internet anywhere you receive a digital cellular signal. But pity the poor laptop that sits there, unconnected, seething with jealousy. [more…]

Droid Bionic: Tether the Internet Connection

A more intimate way to share the Droid Bionic’s digital cellular connection is to connect the phone directly to a computer and activate the tethering feature. This is a solid way to provide Internet access [more…]

Activate Bluetooth on Your Droid Bionic

One type of computer network for the Droid Bionic that you can use is Bluetooth. Bluetooth is simply a wireless protocol for communication between two or more Bluetooth-equipped devices. [more…]

Use a Bluetooth Headset with Your Droid Bionic

To make the Bluetooth connection between the Droid Bionic and a set of those earphones, you pair the devices. That way, the Droid Bionic picks up only your earphone and not anyone else’s. [more…]

Droid Bionic: Print to a Bluetooth Printer

The concept of printing from a cell phone is new and certainly unique. No longer are documents and pictures permanently entombed in your Droid Bionic. Follow the advice here and you’ll be printing wirelessly [more…]

Droid Bionic: Use MOTOPRINT and Print to Retail

The Droid Bionic comes with the wireless network printing app MOTOPRINT. You can use this app to print from your phone to any wireless printer on a computer Wi-Fi network. Follow these steps: [more…]

Connect Your Droid Bionic to a Computer

The most direct way to mate a Droid Bionic with a computer is to use a USB cable. Coincidentally, a USB cable comes with the phone. It’s a match made in heaven, but, like many matches, it often works less [more…]

Droid Bionic: Configure the USB Connection

Upon successful connection of your Droid Bionic to a computer, you have the option of configuring the USB connection. You have several choices, as shown in this figure. [more…]

Disconnect the Droid Bionic from the Computer

When you’re using any USB connection option other than Charge Only, you must properly disconnect the phone from the computer. Never just yank out the USB cable. Doing so can damage the phone’s storage, [more…]

Sync Your Droid Bionic to a Computer

The synchronizing procedure involves hooking your Droid Bionic to a computer and then swapping information back and forth. This process can be done automatically by using special software, or it can be [more…]

Manually Sync Your Droid Bionic to Your Computer

When you can’t get software on your computer to synchronize automatically with your Droid Bionic, you have to resort to doing a manual connection. Yes, it can be complex, but it’s often the only way to [more…]

Understand Storage on Your Droid Bionic

Information stored on your Droid Bionic (pictures, videos, music) is kept in two places: on the removable MicroSD card and on the phone’s internal storage. That’s about all you need to know, though if [more…]

Connect Your Droid Bionic to an HDMI Monitor

The Droid Bionic has the ability to project its media — pictures, video, and music — onto other devices. As you would expect, getting the phone to connect to other media devices isn’t the simplest task [more…]

Droid Bionic: Share Media with DLNA

After wandering into the land of mysterious acronyms, you’ll encounter one DLNA, which stands for Digital Living Network Alliance. Your Droid Bionic is a DLNA device, which means that it can easily share [more…]

Play Music on the Droid Bionic

To listen to music on the Droid Bionic, you first find a song in the library, and then you touch the song title. The song plays in another window, shown in this figure. [more…]


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