Settings

Note

Using this app, you can change the device settings.

Open the applications list

Application menu button

Open the Settings application

Settings icon

You will be greeted with the following settings list:

Settings list 1

The list goes on two screens:

Settings list 2

The available options are grouped in three sections, plus in the In-app menu:

Settings in-app menu

  1. Personalization
    1. Themes

    2. Language & region

    3. Notification light

    4. Profiles

    5. Date and time

    6. Display

    7. Text input

  2. Connectivity
    1. Location

    2. Internet connections

    3. VoIP and IM accounts

    4. Phone

  3. General
    1. Device lock

  4. In-app menu
    1. Restore original settings

    2. Clear device

Themes

You have a list of available themes that you can pick from, to have an uniform design look of the interface.

Select theme

Note

You can install more themes from the Application Manager.

Language & region

You will be greeted with the following screen:

Language & region

The following options will be available:

  1. Device language

  2. Date format (read-only)

  3. Date format

  4. Decimal separator (read-only)

  5. Thousands separator (read-only)

Warning

Saving these settings will require the device to reboot

Device language

You will be shown a list, through which you can scroll and select your desired interface language:

Device language

Note

You can also type to search, but you will need to have a method of Input and keyboard layout which includes the potentially special characters of the language you search for, since native language names are being used.

Date format (read-only)

This shows how the date is being displayed based on the currently set Device language.

Date format

Note

This is probably a bug, while it should be named Regional format, instead of date format. See Known bugs.

You will be shown a list, through which you can scroll and select the country corresponding to the your desired regional format:

Date format

Decimal separator (read-only)

This shows which decimal separator is being used, based on the currently set Date format.

Thousands separator (read-only)

This shows which thousands separator is being used, based on the currently set Date format.

Notification light

You will be shown a menu from where you select the desired settings regarding notifications using the LED light.

Notification light 1

The options go on two screens:

Notification light 1

The following options are available:

  1. Device on

  2. Missed call

  3. Text message received

  4. E-mail message received

  5. Instant message received

  6. Charging

  7. Other notifications

Check the situations when you would like to have notifications signaled by the LED (if your device has one - see see Device specific info [wip])

Device on

Use the notification light to show that the device is on, when the display is off.

Missed call

Notify missed calls.

Text message received

Notify when there’s an incoming text message (SMS).

E-mail message received

Notify when there’s a new e-mail message received.

Instant message received

Notify when there’s an incoming instant message (IM).

Charging

Notify when the device’s battery is charging.

Other notifications

Notify all other events.

Profiles

Selecting Profiles gives you the list of the existing sound profiles.

Besides the default General and Silent, you can make your own custom profiles.

Profiles custom

Here you have the following options:

  1. Delete (profile)

  2. Edit (profile)

  3. New (profile)

When finished modifying settings, tap on Done.

Delete (profile)

Tap on Delete to remove the selected custom profile.

The default profiles cannot be deleted, so the Delete button won’t be present if you have no custom profiles configured.

Profiles main

Edit (profile)

Tap on Edit to modify the selected profile.

Editing profiles gives the same options as when creating a New (profile).

New (profile)

Start by giving the new profile a name. See Input and keyboard about how to input text.

Profiles new name

Then, when you tap on Done, a menu with options will appear.

Profiles new settings 1

The menu goes on more pages.

Profiles new settings 2

Some options’ availability depends on enabling others.

Profiles new settings 3

We have the following settings for a profile:

  1. Statusbar icon

  2. Vibrate

  3. Ringing tone

  4. SMS alert

  5. IM tone

  6. E-mail alert

  7. System sounds

  8. Key sounds

  9. Touch screen sounds

  10. Touch screen vibrate (profi_fi_touch_screen_vibrate)

  11. Autoanswer

  12. Autoanswer timer slider

  13. Disable proximity check

  14. Speaker

Statusbar icon

Here you can choose which icon will be shown in the Status menu.

Profiles statusbar icon

Tapping on the folder icon allows you to pick a custom icon from the filesystem.

Profiles statusbar icon custom

Vibrate

Checking this enables vibration for the current profile.

Ringing tone

Here you can select which sound will be played as ringing for an incoming call.

Profiles ringing tone

Tapping on more allows you to pick a custom audio file from the filesystem as ringing tone.

Profiles add tone

SMS alert

Here you can select which sound will be played as an alert for an incoming text message (SMS).

Profiles SMS alert

Tapping on more allows you to pick a custom audio file from the filesystem as SMS alert, similar as for picking a custom Ringing tone.

IM tone

Here you can select which sound will be played as an alert for an incoming instant message (IM).

Profiles IM alert

Tapping on more allows you to pick a custom audio file from the filesystem as IM alert, similar as for picking a custom Ringing tone.

E-mail alert

Here you can select which sound will be played as an alert for a new email.

Profiles e-mail alert

Tapping on more allows you to pick a custom audio file from the filesystem as e-mail alert, similar as for picking a custom Ringing tone.

System sounds

Here you can select the volume level of system sounds.

Profiles system sounds

You can select between:

  • Off - there will be no system sounds played.

  • Level 1 - the system sounds will be less loud

  • Level 2 - the system sounds will be louder

Key sounds

Here you can select the volume level of key sounds (sounds made when pressing/tapping a key on the keyboard).

Profiles key sounds

You can select between:

  • Off - pressing keys will make no sound.

  • Level 1 - the key sounds will be less loud

  • Level 2 - the key sounds will be louder

Touch screen sounds

Here you can select the volume level of touch screen sounds (sounds made when tapping on the screen).

Profiles touch screen sounds

You can select between:

  • Off - touching the screen will make no sound.

  • Level 1 - the touch screen sounds will be less loud

  • Level 2 - the touch screen sounds will be louder

Touch screen vibrate (profi_fi_touch_screen_vibrate)

Check to enable vibrating when touching the screen.

Autoanswer

Check to enable automatic call answering.

Autoanswer timer slider

Set the the time after which the call is automatically answered.

Disable proximity check

Check to disable proximity check when automatically answering calls.

If this is checked, the call will be automatically answered even if the device is not held to the ear.

Speaker

Check to answer the call in loudspeaker mode (?).

Date and time

You will be greeted with the following menu:

Date and Time main screen

The following options will be available:

  1. 24-hr clock

  2. Time zone

  3. Date

  4. Time

24-hr clock

When ticked, the clock will be displayed as 24-hour (also called military time).

Date and Time 24-hour display

Untick it, and hit the Save button, and then the clock will be displayed as 12-hour clock (AM and PM).

Date and Time 12-hour display

Time zone

You will be shown a map, where the current place is shown (and its time zone and name written on the bottom of the screen), and from where you can change it, by selecting the place which is closest to your location (or one which is in your local timezone). You can select the place by choosing it from the map.

Choose time zone - London

When ready, tap on Done, at the top of the screen, if you want to save the changes.

Note

You can also search for a place by tapping on the magnifier on top of the screen. Choose time zone - search

And then you can type to search for a place to select as your local time place.

Choose time zone  - select Chisinau

Your new time zone location will then be displayed.

Choose time zone - Chisinau

When ready, tap on Done. Otherwise, search for a different place.

Date

A menu will appear, from which you can select the current date.

Adjust date

Then tap on Done when ready selecting.

Time

A menu will appear, from which you can select the current time.

Adjust time

Then tap on Done when ready selecting.

Display

Here you can adjust the display settings.

Display

You have the following options:

  1. Brightness

  2. Backlight time-out

  3. Lock screen automatically

  4. Display stays lit when charging

Brightness

By dragging the slider to the left or right, you can decrease, or respectively increase the display brightness level, in five steps.

Note

Unexpected behavior: From the five steps available, the last two seems to correspond to the same brightness level (tested using Droid 4), so this means that there are only four brightness levels.

Backlight time-out

Here you can set the backlight timeout (how much the screen will be still on after the last interaction with the device).

Display backlight timeout

You have the following options:

0 seconds - The display will never turn off automatically

10 seconds - The display will turn off after 10 seconds of user inactivity

30 seconds - - The display will turn off after 30 seconds of user inactivity

1 minute - The display will turn off after 1 minute of user inactivity

2 minutes - The display will turn off after 2 minutes of user inactivity

Note

You can temporarily set the backlight timeout to zero, thus disabling automatic turn-off, by using the Brightness applet menu from the #. Brightness slider. This won’t change the timeout settings above.

Lock screen automatically

Check to lock screen automatically when it turns off.

Display stays lit when charging

Check to always keep the display on when charging the device (when power is plugged in).

Text input

When you select Text input from Settings, the following menu is shown:

Text input 1

The menu is long, so it goes on two pages:

Text input 2

You will have the following options:

  1. Hardware keyboard layout

  2. Use virtual keyboard

  3. Word completion

  4. Auto-capitalization

  5. Insert space after word

  6. 1st language

  7. 2nd language

  8. Dictionary (of the 1st language)

  9. Dictionary (of the 2nd language)

  10. Use dual dictionaries

Hardware keyboard layout

Hardware keyboard layout

Note

The layout for the hardware keyboard doesn’t seem to change. Possible bug. See Known bugs

Use virtual keyboard

This enables the use of virtual (on-screen) keyboard.

If this is disabled, the virtual keyboard won’t work, but you can still use the hardware keyboard, if your device has one (see Device specific info [wip]).

Word completion

This enables automatic word completion.

Note

Word completion doesn’t seem to work. Possible bug. See Known bugs

Auto-capitalization

This enables automatic capitalization of words at the beginning of sentences (the first letter after full stop + space, or full stop + new line will be uppercase - the first letter after only new line won’t be uppercased). The effects of this setting can be changed by using the SHIFT key (for the exact key name on your device, see Device specific info [wip]).

Insert space after word

This option enables adding a space after each word chosen through the Auto-capitalization option.

1st language

From here you can select the layout number one, of the virtual keyboard.

Keyboard first language

You can have two layouts set, between which you can switch. Select the second layout from the option 2nd language.

Dictionary (of the 1st language)

Keyboard first language dictionary

2nd language

From here you can select the layout number two, of the virtual keyboard.

Keyboard second language

You can have two layouts set, between which you can switch. Select the first layout from the option 1st language.

Dictionary (of the 2nd language)

Keyboard second language dictionary

Use dual dictionaries

This option is active only if you have two languages set. Then, the Text input menu’s second page looks like this:

Text input two languages

Then, when this is enabled, words are being searched for in both languages, when using Word completion.

Location

Here you can adjust the location-related settings, such as those for the GPS, or for the network-based location detection:

Location 1

There’s also a second page:

Location 2

The options here are in two categories:

  1. GPS

  2. Network positioning

GPS

For the GPS, the options are the following:

  1. Enable (GPS)

  2. GPS device

  3. Pair new device

Enable (GPS)

Checking this enables the GPS device, using it for satellite-based location detection.

GPS device

Here you can select between the available GPS devices, such as the internal one, or any externally connected ones.

GPS device

Pair new device

Here you can connect to (pair) an external GPS device, to use it for location detection.

Note

Unexpected behavior: Pressing on Pair new device to pair a new external GPS device seems to not do anything.

Network positioning

Here are the settings for the network-based location detection:

  1. Enable (Network positioning)

  2. Location server

Note

Possible Leftovers: The network positioning service seems to not work. supl.nokia.com is given as default server, which seems to not be reachable anymore.

Enable (Network positioning)

Checking this enables network positioning, using it for mobile network-based location detection.

Location server

Choose the server which is being used to provide network positioning.

Internet connections

From here you can configure the ways to connect to internet, through Wi-Fi, or through mobile networks.

Internet connections main

You have the following options:

  1. Connect automatically

  2. Search interval

  3. Switch to Wi-Fi when available

  4. Connections

  5. Save (Internet connections)

Tip

If you just want to connect to a visible Wi-Fi network, or to an already-known-to-work mobile connection, it’s easier to do it from the Internet connection menu.

Connect automatically

This options specifies whether any type of connection should be automatically activated, and which.

Internet connect automatically

  1. Always ask

  2. Wi-Fi

  3. Mobile connection (Orange)

  4. Any connection

Always ask

Never automatically connect, ask each time instead.

Wi-Fi

Automatically connect to available saved Wi-Fi networks.

Mobile connection (Orange)

Automatically connect to mobile data.

Note

In this case the available network was Orange, so the name of the network appears here as an option for auto-connect.

Any connection

Connect automatically to any available connection, be it Wi-Fi or mobile.

Note

To set the priority, Wi-Fi over mobile, or the other way around, see Switch to Wi-Fi when available.

Search interval

Internet connections search interval

Switch to Wi-Fi when available

Check to give priority to Wi-Fi over mobile data, when a saved Wi-Fi connection is available.

Especially useful when connecting to Any connection is active.

Connections

Here you can see the list of saved Wi-Fi networks, and the available mobile network:

Internet connections list

And you have the following options:

  1. New (Wi-Fi connection)

  2. Edit (Wi-Fi connection)

  3. Edit (Mobile connection)

  4. Delete (Connections)

  5. Done (Connections)

New (Wi-Fi connection)

You will be carried through a multi-page configuration wizard.

On each of the steps, after you finished configuring the options on that page, you go forward by pressing Next, or backwards, to the previous page, by pressing Previous.

Internet connections Wi-Fi setup

Tap Next to continue.

Internet connections Wi-Fi name

Write a network name. See Input and keyboard about how to input text.

The network name is a local name, like a bookmark, so it can be different than the network’s actual name (SSID).

Tap Next to continue.

Internet connections Wi-Fi scan

You will be asked whether to scan for available Wi-Fi networks.

If you want to add a hidden network, or one that is not in range, select No here.

You will then be able to manually add the network settings:

Internet connections Wi-Fi manual 1

  1. Network name (SSID)

  2. Network is hidden (keep checked if the network you want to add is hidden)

  3. Network mode:

    Internet connections Wi-Fi manual 2

    • Infrastructure (AP-mode)

    • Ad hoc (No need of an AP)

  4. Security method:

If you select Yes when you are asked to scan for Wi-Fi networks, then you will receive the list of available Wi-Fi networks:

Internet connections Wi-Fi available

Select the desided one.

Tap Next to continue.

Internet connections Wi-Fi key

If the network is protected, you will be asked to input the key (password).

Tap Next to continue.

Internet connections complete

The configuration should be done now, but if you need advanced settings, tap on Advanced, otherwise just tap on Finish.

If you select Advanced, you will be shown this four-tabbed menu, from where you can make the changes you need for your particular situation.

The first tab is Proxies. If you need to setup a proxy for this connection, you can do this here.

Internet connections Wi-Fi settings 1

Internet connections Wi-Fi settings 2

Check Use proxy to enable it. Then you have the following options:

  • HTTP proxy

  • Port number (for HTTP)

  • HTTPS proxy

  • Port number (for HTTPS)

  • FTP proxy

  • Port number (for FTP)

  • RTSP proxy

  • Port number (for RTSP)

  • Do not use proxy for (Domains for which the proxy shouldn’t be used)

  • Automatic configuration (Check to use an automatic proxy configuration)

  • Web address (The address where the automatic proxy configuration is to be found)

The second tab is IP Address. IP related settings go here.

Internet connections Wi-Fi settings 3

If you want to set IP addresses manually, and not use DHCP to get the addresses automatically, uncheck Auto-retrieve IP address and then set manually the following:

  • IP address

  • Subnet mask

  • Default gateway

Internet connections Wi-Fi settings 4

If you want to set-up DNS manually, uncheck Auto-retrieve DNS and then set manually the following:

  • Primary DNS address

  • Secondary DNS address

The third tab is Providers

Internet connections Wi-Fi settings 5

The options are:

  • Provider type

  • Provider ID

The fourth tab is Other. Here you can find the other settings, not belonging to the other categories:

Internet connections Wi-Fi settings 6

  • Wi-Fi transmission power (How much power the device outputs while connected to Wi-Fi, the default being 100mW)

  • WPA2-only mode (Only WPA2 will be allowed as a protocol for securing Wi-Fi connections)

  • Power saving (The level of Wi-Fi power saving)

Edit (Wi-Fi connection)

Here you can edit the settings of a Wi-Fi connection. Tap on Finish on any step, when done.

The steps are almost the same as when creating a New (Wi-Fi connection).

Edit (Mobile connection)

Here you can edit the settings of a mobile connection. Tap on Finish on any step, when done.

Internet connections mobile edit 1

You can edit the Connection name.

Tap Next to continue.

Internet connections mobile edit 2

  1. Access point name (APN)

  2. User name (The user name for the mobile data connection, it might not be required)

  3. Password (The password for the mobile data connection, it might not be required)

Tap Next to continue.

Internet connections complete

The configuration should be done now, but if you need advanced settings, tap on Advanced, otherwise just tap on Finish.

The advanced settings are almost the same as for creating a New (Wi-Fi connection).

Delete (Connections)

It deletes the currently selected Wi-Fi connection (inactive for mobile connections).

Done (Connections)

Tap here when done configuring, to exit the Connections menu and return to Internet connections.

Save (Internet connections)

Tap here when done configuring, to save the settings made, and exit the Internet connections menu.

VoIP and IM accounts

Here you can edit the settings of VoIP and IM accounts.

Accounts

Selecting an account will allow you to edit its settings, which is the same as creating a new account. See below how to create new accounts.

Tapping on New will allow you to configure new accounts.

When you configure a new account, or if you have no accounts set, you will be shown a list of services from which you can pick to configure your accounts with.

Account Setup service

You have the following options (protocol, and in brackets, the connection manager):

  1. IRC (idle)

  2. Jabber (gabble)

  3. SIMPLE (haze)

  4. XMPP (haze)

IRC (idle)

Here you can configure an IRC account, using the idle connection manager.

IRC (Idle) account setup

You have the following basic options:

  1. Nickname (accounts_fi_nickname)

  2. Server (accounts_fi_server)

  3. Real name (accounts_fi_real_name)

Nickname (accounts_fi_nickname)

The nickname displayed in the chat server and channels.

Server (accounts_fi_server)

The address of the server to connect to.

Real name (accounts_fi_real_name)

The real name of the user.

For more settings, tap on Advanced settings.

IRC (Idle) settings

You will have the following advanced options:

  1. User name

  2. Password

  3. Port

  4. Use SSL

User name

The user name of the account, if you need one to connect to the server.

Password

The password of the account, if you need one to connect to the server.

Port

The network port used to connect to the server (to modify it if it’s different than the default).

Use SSL

Check to use an SSL connection to the server.

Jabber (gabble)

Here you can configure a Jabber (now called XMPP) account, using the gabble connection manager.

Jabber (Gabble) account setup

You have the following options:

Register new account - If you don’t already have an account, tap here to go to New Jabber account (gabble)

Address - If you already have a Jabber (XMPP) account, you can just enter your XMPP address (or JID - Jabber ID) here

Password - …and here, the corresponding password.

Advanced settings - If you need special settings, tap here, to go to Advanced settings (Jabber)

Then tap on Sign in, to connect.

Advanced settings (Jabber)

Here are some extra settings, in case you need a special configuration.

Jabber (Gabble) settings 1

They go on two pages.

Jabber (Gabble) settings 2

Available options:

Connect to server - The address of the server to connect to, in case it’s different than the one in the address.

Port - The port on the server to connect to.

Resource - The identifier (name) of the client/device. Use this to differentiate between your devices connected through the same account.

STUN server - The STUN server to connect to, in case it’s needed, if you are behind a NAT.

STUN port - The port of the STUN server to connect to.

Encryption required - Check if encryption is required for making the connection to the server.

Use old SSL - Use the old SSL protocol, and not the new TLS protocol.

Ignore SSL certificate errors - Check to ignore SSL certificate errors, for instance if using a self-signed or an expired Digital certificate.

New Jabber account (gabble)

Here you can register a new Jabber (now called XMPP) account, on a server of your choice.

Jabber (Gabble) new

Address - Enter here the XMPP address (or JID - Jabber ID) you want to register, in the form of user@server.

Password - …and here, the chosen new password (See here How to choose a good password).

Verify password - Enter the chosen password here, to verify that you entered it correctly.

Then tap on Register.

Note

If registering doesn’t work, check if that particular server allows this.

SIMPLE (haze)

Here you can configure a SIMPLE (based on SIP) account, using the haze connection manager.

SIMPLE (Haze) account setup

Available options:

Address - The SIP address (read-only)

Password - The password of the SIP account

Advanced settings - They’re called advanced settings, but you will most likely need to configure them, so then tap here, to go to Advanced settings (SIMPLE).

Then tap on Sign in, to connect.

Advanced settings (SIMPLE)

Here are some extra settings, which you will most likely need:

SIMPLE (Haze) settings 1

They go on two pages.

SIMPLE (Haze) settings 2

Available options:

User name - The user name of the SIP account.

Transport - Pick the transport mode, between Auto, TCP, UDP or TLS.

SIMPLE (Haze) transport

Outbound proxy - The SIP server used as a proxy for outbound connections.

Port - The port on the SIP server to connect to.

Discover public address - Discover your public address.

Loose routing - Enable loose routing, which is being used since SIP version 2. It might break compatibility with some servers having older versions.

Keep-alive mechanism - Select the method of keeping the connection active between the device and the server.

SIMPLE (Haze) keepalive mechanism

Keep-alive period - Select how often to check if the connection between the device and the server is active.

SIMPLE (Haze) keepalive interval

Auto-detect STUN - Check to enable automatic detection of the STUN server.

XMPP (haze)

Here you can configure an XMPP (formerly Jabber) account, using the haze connection manager.

The procedure is the same as for Jabber (gabble).

XMPP (Haze) account setup

You have the following options:

Register new account - If you don’t already have an account, tap here to go to New XMPP account (haze)

Address - If you already have a Jabber (XMPP) account, you can just enter your XMPP address (or JID - Jabber ID) here

Password - …and here, the corresponding password.

Advanced settings - If you need special settings, tap here, to go to Advanced settings (XMPP)

Then tap on Sign in, to connect.

Advanced settings (XMPP)

The settings are the same as Advanced settings (Jabber)

New XMPP account (haze)

The procedure is the same as for a New Jabber account (gabble)

Phone

Here you can edit the settings of telephony. When done, tap on Save.

The settings go on more pages, and are split into three categories:

  1. Call

  2. Network

  3. SIM card

    Note

    The availability and the configuration of some options depend on the mobile network operator.

    Phone 1

    Phone 2

    Phone 3

    Phone 4

Call

Send my caller ID

Options about Caller ID

Call waiting

Check to enable Call waiting.

Call forwarding

Options about Call forwarding

Forward to

Destination of the forwarded calls, if Call forwarding is active.

Network

Network selection

Options about network selection:

Automatic - automatically select the first available authorized one

Manual - manually pick from the authorized ones

Network mode

Select the network mode:

Dual - Automatically switch between the best available type (3G or 2G).

3G - Use only 3G networks

GSM - Use only GSM (2G) networks

Phone network mode

Data roaming

Options about mobile data connection in Roaming:

Always ask - Always ask before enabling mobile data connection when in Roaming.

Always allow - Always enable mobile data connection, even when in Roaming.

Phone data roaming

Home network data counter

Here you can see the amount of mobile data used in the home network (the network of your provider).

Phone home network data

Options available:

Sent (read only) - the amount of sent data

Received (read only) - the amount of received data

Cleared (read only) - last time the counter was cleared

Enable transfer warning - Enable being warned when the amount of transferred data exceeds a certain threshold.

Display warning for every - When to be warned about the amount of transferred data. Enabled only if Enable transfer warning is active.

Roaming network data counter

Here you can see the amount of mobile data used in Roaming (other networks than of your provider’s).

Phone home network mode

The settings are the same as for Home network data counter.

SIM card

Here there are options about the SIM card.

PIN code request

Check to enable asking for the PIN code to enable the SIM card.

PIN code

Set the PIN code.

Device lock

Here there are settings for locking the access to the device (also called “locking the screen”).

Device lock

You have the following options:

  1. Autolock

  2. Change lock code

Autolock

This option sets the automatic lock of the device after a certain amount of time, or disables this.

Device autolock

Available options:

Disabled

After 5 minutes

After 10 minutes

After 30 minutes

After 1 hour

Change lock code

This option sets the lock code used to unlock the device, after it’s been automatically or manually locked.

To change the code, you’ll be asked to first enter the current code.

Device lock enter current

Restore original settings

Tap on Restore original settings in the In-app menu

Settings in-app menu

This option restores the original settings of the phone, and then reboots the device.

Rerstore original settings

Tap Yes to perform this operation.

Tap No to cancel.

Warning

If you tap on Yes, all the modifications you did in settings will be lost, including internet connection settings and accounts.

Clear device

Tap on Clear device in the In-app menu

Settings in-app menu

This option clears all user data, except for installed programs, and then reboots the device.

Clear device

Tap Yes to perform this operation.

Tap No to cancel.

Warning

If you tap on Yes, all your modifications and files on the device will be lost, except for installed programs.