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Basic Settings

Your phone’s settings menu provides access to all your phone settings, from connections, display, and sounds, to accounts, applications, and more.

Access Settings

  1. Tap all apps icon > settings app icon Settings.
  • The settings menu opens.
  1. Select categories and then select your settings options.
  • Settings are made and applied.

Tip: You can also access settings from the notification panel. Swipe down from the top of the screen to open the Notification panel, and then tap settings icon.

The table below outlines the top-level settings categories.



Airplane mode

Turn Airplane mode on or off.


Enable and set Wi-Fi options.

Wi-Fi Calling

Enable and set up Wi-Fi Calling.


Enable Bluetooth connections.

Mobile data

Settings for your mobile network and data connection.

HTC Connect

Options where to play media.


Settings for data usage, NFC, Mobile network sharing, VPN, and USB connection.


Options for customizing your phone’s wallpaper, navigation bar, themes, sound, and more.

Fingerprint scanner

Options to add and manage your fingerprints and the fingerprint sensor.

Accounts & sync

Set up your email and social network accounts.


Select your phone’s location access options.


Set up a screen lock and other security features.


Set accessibility options such as screen magnification, TalkBack, and more.

Backup & reset

Options for selecting the backup account, restoring a backup, and resetting the phone.

Get content from another phone

Options for transferring content from an old phone to your new HTC phone.


Options for all Google apps and features on your phone.

Edge Sense

Turn Edge Sense on or off or to set it up.

Display, gestures & buttons

Change the display, motion gestures, and G-Sensor settings.

HTC BoomSound for built-in speakers

Turn HTC BoomSound for built-in speakers on or off.

HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation

Tune your HTC USonic earphones (included in the box) and create an audio profile that is optimized for your hearing.

Sound & notification

Set your sound profile, volumes, incoming call options, and system sounds.


Options for received calls, voicemail settings, and others including hearing aids and CDMA call settings (TTY mode, DDTM mode, plus code dialing, etc).


View all downloaded or running apps, uninstall apps, search for an app and more.


View your phone and SD card storage, set the SD card mode, and more.


Check your battery level, and battery usage, turn on power saver and extreme power saving mode, and more.


View your phone memory use and check which apps use the most memory.

Language & keyboard

Change the language and the onscreen keyboard settings.

Date & time

Change the date and time and date/time format.


Choose print services using Google Cloud Print.

System updates

Options for updating your profile, PRL, UICC, and phone software.


View your phone’s hardware and software information.

Tip: You can also swipe right on the Settings screen to see the list of main settings and quickly jump from one setting to another. You can also tap search icon in Settings to easily find options and settings.