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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.




Enable and set Wi-Fi options

Wi-Fi Calling

Enable and set Wi-Fi Calling options


Enable Bluetooth connections

Mobile networks

Set mobile network functions


Share your mobile data service by turning your phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

Data usage

Check your phone’s data usage


Manage airplane mode, VPN, USB and Bluetooth tethering, or reset all network settings


Set wallpaper, brightness, etc.


Manage the notification settings for each application


Set ringtone, volume, vibration, etc.


Manage installed applications


Manage internal storage on your phone and options for your SD card and other connected storages


Monitor battery usage


Monitor memory usage


Manage user accounts that can access your phone

Call settings

Manage call settings

Connect to PC

Select the USB connection type between your phone and PC


Select your phone’s location access options


Set your security options such as screen lock, credential storage, etc.


Add and manage all your email, social networking, corporate, and picture/video sharing accounts


Configure Google services options

Languages & input

Set system language and input (keyboard, voice, mouse, trackpad) options

Navigation key

Switch the positions of the Back key and the Recent Apps key

Backup & reset

Back up your phone's data and settings and reset the phone to the original factory settings

Date & time

Set date, time, time zone, and time format


Enable and manage accessibility-related applications


Configure Google Cloud Print service

System updates

Update your PRL, user profile, Android software, phone firmware

About phone

Access important phone and legal information

Access Settings

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

    screenshot of apps list (scrolled down)
  • 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 quick settings icon.

Tip: At the top of the Settings screen, you can see setting suggestions. Tap to check or customize the recommended settings. You can also swipe right from the left edge of most setting screens to access the main settings quickly without going back to the main settings screen by screen.