Tips & Tricks
(text only – no demos)
? Activating silent mode: Press the Side Keys, then tap Off. ? Speakerphone: You can activate the speakerphone during a call by
tapping Speaker On. To then deactivate the speakerphone, tap Speaker
? Mute/unmute while on a call: Simply tap Mute/Unmute. ? Access recent incoming, outgoing, and missed calls: Press the Send
Key while in home screen mode.
? Call Waiting: The handset will alert you to an incoming call with a special
tone in the earpiece, and the display will show that a second call is waiting.
If Call Waiting is on, you can put the first call on hold and answer the
second call by tapping Answer.
? Rejecting an incoming call: You can reject an incoming call by tapping
? Calibrating the touchscreen: If the touch screen is not responding as
you expect, calibrate Incite from home screen mode by tapping Start >
Settings > System > Screen > Align Screen. ? Locking/Unlocking the touchscreen: To lock the touchscreen, press the
Keypad Lock/Unlock Key located on the right side of the phone. You can
then unlock the touchscreen by pressing the key once more and tapping
Unlock. You’ll be prompted to tap Unlock again to confirm unlocking the
? Changing the touchscreen settings: You can customize the touch
screen’s feedback to vibrate, play sounds, or remain silent. To adjust this
setting from home screen mode, tap the Menu icon > Settings
subcategory icon > Touch Feedback.
? Accessing voicemail: From standby mode, tap the Phone icon. On the
virtual keypad, press and hold 1.
? Phone Lock: With this feature enabled, your phone is automatically
locked and requires a security code to be unlocked. Even if the phone is
locked, you will be able to receive calls. To access lock settings from
home screen mode, tap Start > Settings > Lock. ? Resetting the phone: You can perform a soft reset on your phone by
pressing the Reset Button located on the left side of the phone.
? Zoom: Adjust the zoom by tapping the Zoom icon in viewfinder mode.
Then press and drag the indicator bar to the desired setting. The camera
resolutions of 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, and 1024 x 768 pixels do not
support this feature.
? Brightness: Adjust the brightness by tapping the Brightness icon in
viewfinder mode. Then press and drag the indicator bar to the desired
? Shop Music: Purchase music in a flash. From home screen mode, tap the
Menu icon > Multimedia subcategory icon > AT&T Music > Shop
Music. Some sites are data intensive, so users should have the
appropriate data plan, such as PDA Personal or PDA Enterprise. Please
consult with your sales associate for the appropriate data plan.
? XM Radio: This preinstalled Java application allows you to listen to digital
radio channels on Incite. Get unlimited access to commercial-free music in
a variety of genres. From home screen mode, tap the Menu Icon >
Multimedia subcategory icon > AT&T Music > XM Radio.
? Changing the text input mode: While entering text, you can choose
which type of virtual keypad you wish to use. Tap the Input Selector
Arrow at the bottom center of the screen and select one of the available
? Editing a message: Insert pictures, sounds, and video clips by tapping
Menu > Insert while composing a message.
? Cut/Copy/Paste: Highlight the area you would like to cut/copy, and then
tap and hold down the stylus on the screen. A shortcut menu will appear,
and you can select Cut or Copy. To paste, go where you want to insert
the text and tap and hold down the stylus on the screen. Select Paste on
the shortcut menu.
? IM Shortcut: From the customizable Today screen, tap IM to access the
IM client of your choice.
? IM Auto Sign On: You can set IM to automatically launch when the phone
is powered on or when IM starts.
? Text Templates: Make frequently used text into a template for faster text
messaging. To edit a template while composing a message, tap Menu >
My Text > Edit My Text Messages. Tap an existing message, and then
input your word or phrase.
? Personalizing your CV home page: To quickly access your favorite web
sites, you can add links to the CV home page. From the CV home page,
tap EDIT. Select the content you would like to add or delete from the CV
home page by tapping the name of a site.
? Music Videos: Access music videos from the hottest artists as well as
view programming from MTV, VH1, CMT, Music Choice, and more. From
home screen mode, tap the Menu icon > Multimedia subcategory
icon > AT&T Music > Music Video. You will be taken to the appropriate
section of CV.
? MEdia Net: AT&T’s branded web portal.
? Launching MEdia Net: Access the mobile web quickly. From home
screen mode, tap the Menu icon > Multimedia subcategory icon >
? Personalizing your MEdia Net home page: From the MEdia Net home
page, tap EDIT. Select the content you would like to add or delete from
the MEdia Net home page by tapping the name of a link.
? Turn on Bluetooth visibility: Make your device visible to other Bluetooth
devices. From home screen mode, tap the Menu icon > Settings
subcategory icon > Bluetooth > Accessibility. Tap the box next to
Other devices can discover me.
? USB Connection: There are two ActiveSync connection options. To
choose a connection type from home screen mode, tap the Menu icon >
ActiveSync > Menu > Connections. Select a connection from the drop
o USB: Connect your phone to your PC through an optional USB
cable. While connected to your computer, your phone’s battery will
o BlueToothActiveSync: If your PC is equipped with Bluetooth
hardware, you can sync to it via Bluetooth. This connection requires
no additional hardware.
Transferring photos or music to the microSD card: After downloading ActiveSync from www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/en-
us/help/synchronize/default.mspx, you may transfer your photos or music from
your PC to the microSD card when your Incite is hooked up to a PC via an
optional USB cable or Bluetooth. Note: Windows XP requires ActiveSync
software. Windows Vista requires Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center.
? Checking the amount of free memory on Incite: View memory
consumption on your phone. From home screen mode, tap Start >
Settings > System > Memory. You can then see the amount of free
space on Incite (Storage and Program) or microSD card (Storage Card).
To avoid running low on memory, you should regularly delete or transfer
data to a compatible memory card or PC.