HTC Windows Phone 8X (PM23300)

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Browse the Web

Use your device to go on the Internet and access a website.

Browser options

Adjust the settings on your device's web browser.

Download apps & games

Use your device to play games.

Remove an app

Install or remove an app from your device.

Take notes

Write notes and memos using the OneNote app.


Battery optimization

There are several settings you can adjust on your device to conserve your battery.

Charge the battery

This article describes how to charge the battery.



Save a contact to your device.

In-call options

These are features to help you manage your phone call.

Make & receive a call

Make a call by directly dialing a number.

Speed dial

Use the dialpad to quickly call a contact.


Airplane mode

This feature allows you to use your device without a wireless signal.


Connect your device to another Bluetooth device or accessory.

Connect to Wi-Fi

Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network.

Mobile hotspot

Use your device as a mobile hotspot so that you can share its Internet connection with other devices.


Turn your device's Wi-Fi connection on or off.


Adjust volume

Change the loudness of your ringtone.

Cleaning your device

Get tips on the best way to keep your device clean.

Device layout

This article describes the various controls of the device.

Device setup

This article walks you through the setup of your phone using your device's Setup Wizard.

Gestures & navigation

This article describes the primary actions needed to interact with your device.

Insert SIM card

The SIM card accesses the wireless network and is often pre-installed.

Keyboard & typing

Access special characters and predictive text on your keyboard.

Learn & customize the home screen

Add, delete or move application shortcuts and widgets to view the info you want in the location you prefer.

Learn the home screen

The main home screen delivers the latest info such as new message notifications and upcoming appointments, as well as offers shortcuts to frequently used applications such as email and web.

Power device on or off

The power button is generally found on the top or side edge of your device.


Perform a web search using the Bing search engine.

What's in the box

These items are in the box with your new Windows Phone 8X by HTC.


Email options

Combine two inboxes for streamlined viewing of emails.

Email settings

Add a unique signature to emails sent from your device.

Send & receive email

Create and send an email from your device.

Send & receive messages

Create and send a new text.

Set up email

Add your email accounts so you can read and send email on your device.


Voice control

Speak commands to your device using Voice Control.


Create a new appointment in your device's calendar.


Camera & video settings

Access and adjust settings such as flash, white balance and contrast to take the best pictures.

Camera modes

Use the device camera and Vision to identify QR and bar codes, digitize text, and perform Bing searches.

Play music

Listen to your favorite music.

Take a picture

Use the device to take a picture and store it in memory.

Take a video

Use the camera to record video and store it in memory.

Transfer media to & from computer

Copy photos or other media between your device and a computer.

View & share photos or videos

Share your pictures and video via messaging or social networks.


Find my phone

Find a lost device using the Find My Phone feature.

Lock & unlock

Learn to lock and unlock the front screen of your device.

Parental Controls

Kid's Corner allows children to safely use the cellular device, with parent controls and app restrictions set by the user.

Set or change password security

Set a password to access your device.


Change alerts

Change the way your device notifies you of new messages, missed calls and new voicemails.

Change ringtones

Set a new ringtone.

Date & time

Manually change the date and time to keep up with your travels.


Adjust the brightness level of the screen.

Find IMEI & device ID

Identify your current operating system version and device specific ID.

Ring & vibrate settings

Turn off your ringer or set the phone completely to silent when desired.


Adjust the length of time before the screen automatically locks when idle.


Software version

Check for updates to your devices operating system.


Available memory

Find how much storage space is available on your memory card.


View call log

View a log of outgoing, incoming and missed calls.


Reset device

Erase all data from your device, including personal account information. Do a master reset to return the device to the manufacturer's original settings.


Access voicemail

Use visual voicemail to conveniently check and manage voicemail messages.

Set up voicemail

Set up the visual voicemail feature on your device.