Important Droid 4 Tricks - dummies

Important Droid 4 Tricks

By Dan Gookin

Part of Droid 4 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You’ll be amazed at the things your Droid 4 can do. The following collection of time-saving tricks can increase your productivity with your new Droid 4.

  • 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 sliding keyboard menu shortcuts: Press the Menu key, and then press a key on the sliding keyboard to activate a command on the menu.

  • Press and hold down a key on the onscreen keyboard to confirm that your stubby fingers have selected the correct character.

  • When using the sliding keyboard, use the arrow keys to navigate between menu items.

  • Quickly put the Droid 4 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.

  • When downloading updates or new apps, or for faster web browsing, activate the Droid 4’s Wi-Fi.

  • Use the Search soft button to look for things on the phone, on the Internet, or in a specific app.