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Basic Settings

From the home screen, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon to access your phone’s settings menu.

The table below outlines the top-level settings categories.




View and configure your connections to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and other mobile network settings.

Wi-Fi Calling

Enable and set Wi-Fi calling options.

Hotspot and Tethering

Use the Mobile Hotspot feature and tethering feature to share your phone’s data connection with other devices using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or USB connection.

Sounds and vibration

Configure ringtone and vibration settings.


Select which apps can send you alerts, notifications, sounds, and vibrations.


Set display features, font, brightness, and more.

Wallpapers and themes

Set wallpaper for the home and lock screens, and select visual themes for your phone.

Advanced features

Configure features for playing games, using the phone with one hand, screen capture gestures, and more.

Device maintenance

See an overview of the status of your device’s battery, storage, memory, and performance mode.


Manage default apps, default apps, and system processes.

Lock screen and security

Set your phone’s lock screen options. Set security features such as device administrators, encryption, and trusted credentials.

Cloud and accounts

Set up and manage accounts, back up and sync your data, and transfer content from old devices.


Configure your device’s Google settings.


Set accessibility options such as screen magnification, hearing aid compatibility, and more.

General management

Configure your phone’s language and input options, set the date and time, reset your phone, and report diagnostic information.

System updates

Update your system’s software, PRL, and Profile.


View tips and guidelines for using your phone.

About device

View device status, legal information, and hardware information about your phone.

Activate this device

Activate your device.

Access Settings

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon.

    screenshot of 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. Pull down the status bar and tap Settings open settings icon.