Droid 2 Tricks to Remember
Part of the Droid 2 For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Here is an assortment of handy time-saving tricks to keep in mind to boost your productivity (or your hopeless addiction to your new Droid 2 phone).
Use the arrow keys on the sliding keyboard to easily hop between links on a Web page.
Dictation! You can speak into the phone as an effective and quick alternative to using the onscreen keyboard.
Use the Swype keyboard for rapid text entry.
Press and hold a key on the multitouch keyboard to confirm that your stubby fingers have selected the right character.
When using the sliding keyboard, use the arrow keys to navigate between menu items. Keep your eyes peeled for sliding keyboard shortcuts!
Quickly put the Droid 2 into vibration mode by pressing the Down Volume button until the phone jiggles.
When you’re on the phone, press the power button to lock the phone and turn off the touchscreen.
After initially touching your finger on the screen, use the magnifier to precisely move and locate the cursor.
When downloading updates, new apps, or for faster Web browsing, activate the Droid 2’s WiFi.
Use the Search soft button to look for things on the phone, on the Internet, or in a specific app.