XP8 USER GUIDE - Sonim Technologies

XP8 USER GUIDE - Sonim Technologies
                                                           USER GUIDE

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XP8 USER GUIDE - Sonim Technologies
GENERAL INFORMATION                                        Congratulations on the purchase of a Sonim XP8
                                                           (XP8800) mobile phone! This phone is LTE smartphone
Copyright © 2018 Sonim Technologies, Inc.                  enabled and has an intuitive feature-rich user interface,
Sonim and the Sonim logo are trademarks of Sonim           which allows you to make the best use of offered
Technologies, Inc. Other company and product names         functions.
may be trademarks or registered trade-marks of the
respective owners with whom they are associated.
                                                           PHONE MODELS COVERED
THIRD PARTY TRADEMARKS                                     This user guide covers Sonim XP8 phone with the model
                                                           number XP8800. The model name can be seen on
Google, Android, Google Calendar, Google Now, Google       backside of the phone.
Play and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc.
Disposal of Old Electrical and Electronic Equipment
                                                           SONIM SUPPORT INFORMATION
          The symbol of the crossed-out wheeled            For additional product and support information, visit
          bin indicates that within the countries in the   www.sonimtech.com.
          European Union, this product, and any en-
          hancements marked with this symbol, cannot       USE THE GUIDE EFFECTIVELY
          be disposed as unsorted waste but must be        Familiarize yourself with the terminology and symbols
          taken to separate collection at their end- of-   used in the guide to help you use your phone effectively.

DISPOSAL OF BATTERY                                        HOME          This is the screen displayed when the
                                                           SCREEN        phone is in standby mode.
          Please check local regulations for disposal of
          batteries. The battery should never be placed    TOUCH &       Touch and hold an item on the screen by
          in municipal waste. Use a battery disposal       HOLD          touching it and not lifting your finger until
          facility if available.                                         an action occurs.

                                                           DRAG          Touch and hold an item for a moment and
GUIDELINE FOR HEADPHONE AND                                              then, without lifting your finger, move your
                                                                         finger on the screen until you reach the
EARPHONE                                                                 target position.
          To prevent possible hearing damage, please
          do not listen at high volume levels for long     SWIPE OR Quickly move your finger across the
          periods.                                         SLIDE    surface of the screen, without pausing
                                                                    when you first touch. For example, you
                                                                    can slide a home screen left or right to
REGISTER YOUR PHONE                                                 view the other home screens.
Please register your phone at http://sonimxperience.       DOUBLE        Tap quickly twice on a webpage, map or
com/registration_portal/portal/registration.php to         TAP           other screen to zoom.
receive product information and updates.
                                                           PINCH         In some applications, you can zoom
                                                                         in and out by placing two fingers on
                                                                         the screen at once and pinching them
                                                                         together or spreading them apart.

Sonim devices are covered by a 3-Year comprehensive
warranty. The battery is covered by a 1-Year limited

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TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                          USING YOUR SONIM XP8                                                               14
   GENERAL INFORMATION	                                                                2     Switching On the Phone�������������������������������������������������� 15
   Third Party Trademarks����������������������������������������������������� 2             Setting Up Your Phone���������������������������������������������������� 15
   Disposal of Battery������������������������������������������������������������ 2         Managing Home Screen�������������������������������������������������� 15
   Guideline for Headphone and Earphone�������������������������� 2                          Key Description��������������������������������������������������������������� 15
   Register your Phone���������������������������������������������������������� 2           Notification Bar Icons������������������������������������������������������ 16
   Phone Models Covered����������������������������������������������������� 2               Phone Operations Without SIM Card����������������������������� 16
   Sonim Support Information ���������������������������������������������� 2                Setting up and Using Lock Screen��������������������������������� 16
                                                                                              Changing the Wallpaper�������������������������������������������������� 17
   SAFETY GUIDELINES	                                                                  5
                                                                                              Capturing a Screenshot�������������������������������������������������� 17
   Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) regulations for Mobile
   Phones������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6
                                                                                              SUGGESTIONS	                                                                       18
   Avoid High Temperatures�������������������������������������������������� 6
   Personal Medical Devices������������������������������������������������� 6               WIRELESS & NETWORKS SETTINGS	                                                      19
   Child Safety������������������������������������������������������������������������ 7    Wi-Fi��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 19
   Emergency Calls���������������������������������������������������������������� 7         Bluetooth�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 19
   Battery Safety Warning for IEEE1725������������������������������� 8                      Data Usage���������������������������������������������������������������������� 20
   Charging Safety Warning�������������������������������������������������� 8               More��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20

   BATTERY USAGE	                                                                      9
                                                                                              MANAGING DEVICE SETTINGS	                                                          22
   Inserting the Battery���������������������������������������������������������� 9
                                                                                              Display����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 22
   Disposal of Battery������������������������������������������������������������ 9
                                                                                              Notifications��������������������������������������������������������������������� 22
   Charging the Battery��������������������������������������������������������� 9
                                                                                              Sound������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 22
   Warning������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 9
                                                                                              Apps��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 23
   Verifying and Optimizing Battery Usage������������������������� 10
                                                                                              USB Power Saving���������������������������������������������������������� 23
   Tips to Extend the Battery Life���������������������������������������� 10
                                                                                              Storage����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 23
                                                                                              Battery������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 24
   YOUR SIM/MEMORY CARD	                                                            11
                                                                                              Memory���������������������������������������������������������������������������� 24
   Removing the Back Cover���������������������������������������������� 11
                                                                                              Users�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 24
   Removing the Battery������������������������������������������������������ 11
                                                                                              Tap & pay������������������������������������������������������������������������� 24
   Inserting the SIM Card����������������������������������������������������� 12
                                                                                              Gestures��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 24
   Inserting Memory Card���������������������������������������������������� 12

   GETTING STARTED	                                                                 13       MANAGING PERSONAL SETTINGS	                                                        25
   What Is In the Box?��������������������������������������������������������� 13           Location��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 25
                                                                                              Security���������������������������������������������������������������������������� 25
   Phone Specifications������������������������������������������������������� 13

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Accessories���������������������������������������������������������������������� 26       Managing Message Settings������������������������������������������� 37
   Programmable Keys�������������������������������������������������������� 26               Deleting Messages���������������������������������������������������������� 38
   Accounts�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 26      Setting up Gmail Accounts��������������������������������������������� 38
   Google������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 26    Sending an E-mail from POP3/IMAP Account��������������� 38
   Languages & Input����������������������������������������������������������� 27            Reading Gmail����������������������������������������������������������������� 38
   Backup & Reset��������������������������������������������������������������� 27
                                                                                               BELL PUSH-TO-TALK SERVICES                                                          39
   MANAGING SYSTEM SETTINGS	                                                         29
   Date & Time��������������������������������������������������������������������� 29        SONIM SCOUT                                                                         40
   Accessibility��������������������������������������������������������������������� 29      Setup�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 40

   Printing����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 29   Utilities������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 40

   About Phone�������������������������������������������������������������������� 30         Support���������������������������������������������������������������������������� 40

   MANAGING CONTACTS	                                                                31       USING APPLICATIONS                                                                  41
   Adding New Contact First Time�������������������������������������� 31                     Camera���������������������������������������������������������������������������� 41

   Adding a New Contact ��������������������������������������������������� 31                Calendar��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 42

   Viewing Contact Details�������������������������������������������������� 31               Clock�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 42

   Editing the Contact Details���������������������������������������������� 31               Calculator������������������������������������������������������������������������� 42

   Sending a Message from Contacts�������������������������������� 31                         Sound Recorder�������������������������������������������������������������� 42

   Menu Options������������������������������������������������������������������ 31          File Manager�������������������������������������������������������������������� 43

   Searching a Contact�������������������������������������������������������� 33             SIM Toolkit����������������������������������������������������������������������� 43

   Deleting a Contact����������������������������������������������������������� 33           Downloads����������������������������������������������������������������������� 43

   Sharing a Contact������������������������������������������������������������ 33           FM Radio������������������������������������������������������������������������� 43
   Adding Favorites�������������������������������������������������������������� 33
                                                                                               REGULATORY INFORMATION- USA MARKET
   Adding Groups���������������������������������������������������������������� 33           45
                                                                                               RF Exposure Information (SAR)�������������������������������������� 45
   MANAGING CALL SETTINGS	                                                           34
                                                                                               Federal Communication Commission Interference
   Making a Call������������������������������������������������������������������� 34        StatemenT����������������������������������������������������������������������� 45
   Dialing a Number via Contact����������������������������������������� 34                   FCC Caution�������������������������������������������������������������������� 45
   Adding Contact from Home Screen������������������������������� 34                          Industry Canada Statement (IC: 8090A-PG4032)���������� 46
   Viewing Call History��������������������������������������������������������� 34
   Call History Screen���������������������������������������������������������� 34           INDEX47
   Deleting Call History�������������������������������������������������������� 34

   SENDING MESSAGES AND MAILS                                                        37
   Sending SMS/MMS Message ���������������������������������������� 37

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SAFETY GUIDELINES                                               The symbol of the crossed-out wheeled
                                                                   bin indicates that this product, and any
   Please read and understand the following                        enhancements marked with this symbol,
   safety guidelines before you use the                            can not be disposed as unsorted waste
                                                                   but must be taken to separate collection
   phone. These guidelines provide details to                      at their end-of-life.
   enable you to operate your phone safely
   and conform to any legal requirements                           Ensure that only qualified personnel install
                                                                   or repair your phone.
   regarding the use of cellular phones.

                    Do not to use the phone at a refueling         The Sonim XP8800 is water-proof and
                    point. Observe restrictions when using         can be submerged to 2 metres for 30
                    radio equipment at fuel depots, chemical       minutes.
                    plants or where blasting operations are in       • Water droplets may condense under
                    progress.                                          the display cover if the phone is
                                                                       immersed in water with significant
                    Electrical interference may obstruct the           drop in temperature. This does not
                    use of your phone. Observe restrictions in         indicate water leakage. The droplets
                    hospitals and near medical equipment.              will disappear at room temperature.
                                                                   The Sonim XP8800 is dust-resistant,
                                                                   rugged and shock-resistant. However, it is
                    Switch off your cellular phone when in
                                                                   not dust-proof or unbreakable if subjected
                    an aircraft. Wireless phones can cause
                                                                   to overwhelming impact. For best results
                    interference or danger to an aircraft. In an
                                                                   and long product life, one should protect
                    aircraft, the phone can be used in flight
                                                                   the Sonim XP8800 from salt water, dust
                                                                   and strong impacts.

                    Do not expose the device to high
                    temperatures (in excess of 55°C).

                    Adhere to road safety laws. Do not hold/
                    use a phone while you are driving; find a
                    safe place to stop first. Use hands-free
                    microphone while you are driving.

                    Avoid using the phone in close proximity
                    to personal medical devices, such as
                    pacemakers and hearing aids.

                    Use only Sonim XP8800 approved
                    charging equipment to charge your phone
                    and avoid damage to your phone.

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HEARING AID COMPATIBILITY (HAC)                              Hearing devices may also be rated. Your hearing device
   REGULATIONS FOR MOBILE PHONES                                manufacturer or hearing health professional may help you
                                                                find this rating. For more information about FCC Hearing
   In 2003, the FCC adopted rules to make digital wireless      Aid Compatibility, please go to http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/
   telephones compatible with hearing aids and cochlear         dro.
   implants. Although analog wireless phones do not usually
   cause interference with hearing aids or cochlear implants,   This phone has been tested and rated for use with
   digital wireless phones sometimes do because of              hearing aids for some of the wireless technologies that
   electromagnetic energy emitted by the phone’s antenna,       it uses. However, there may be some newer wireless
   backlight, or other components. Your phone is compliant      technologies used in this phone that have not been
   with FCC HAC regulations (ANSI C63.19- 2011). While          tested yet for use with hearing aids. It is important to
   some wireless phones are used near some hearing              try the different features of this phone thoroughly and
   devices (hearing aids and cochlear implants), users may      in different locations, using your hearing aid or cochlear
   detect a buzzing, humming, or whining noise. Some            implant, to determine if you hear any interfering noise.
   hearing devices are more immune than others to this          Consult your service provider or the manufacturer of this
   interference noise and phones also vary in the amount        phone for information on hearing aid compatibility. If you
   of interference they generate. The wireless telephone        have questions about return or exchange policies, consult
   industry has developed a rating system for wireless          your service provider or phone retailer.
   phones to assist hearing device users in finding phones
   that may be compatible with their hearing devices. Not
   all phones have been rated. Phones that are rated have
                                                                AVOID HIGH TEMPERATURES
   the rating on their box or a label located on the box. The   Leaving the device in hot or cold places, such as in a
   ratings are not guarantees. Results will vary depending      closed car in summer or winter conditions, reduces the
   on the user’s hearing device and hearing loss. If your       capacity and lifetime of the battery. For the best results,
   hearing device happens to be vulnerable to interference,     try to use the device between -20°C and +55°C (-4°F
   you may not be able to use a rated phone successfully.       and 131°F). A device with a hot or cold battery may
   Trying out the phone with your hearing device is the best    not work temporarily, even when the battery is fully
   way to evaluate it for your personal needs.                  charged. Battery performance is particularly limited in
                                                                temperatures well below freezing.
   This phone has been tested and rated for use with
   hearing aids for some of the wireless technologies that
   it uses. However, there may be some newer wireless           PERSONAL MEDICAL DEVICES
   technologies used in this phone that have not been           Mobile phones may affect the operation of cardiac
   tested yet for use with hearing aids. It is important to     pacemakers and other implanted equipment. Please
   try the different features of this phone thoroughly and      avoid placing the mobile phone over the pacemaker, for
   in different locations, using your hearing aid or cochlear   example in your breast pocket. When using the mobile
   implant, to determine if you hear any interfering noise.     phone, place it at the ear opposite the pacemaker. If a
   Consult your service provider or the manufacturer of this    minimum distance of 15 cm (6 inches) is kept between
   phone for information on hearing aid compatibility. If you   the mobile phone and the pacemaker, the risk of
   have questions about return or exchange policies, consult    interference is limited. If you suspect that interference
   your service provider or phone retailer.                     is taking place, immediately turn off your mobile phone.
   M-Ratings: Phones rated M3 or M4 meet FCC                    Contact your cardiologist for more information. For
   requirements and are likely to generate less interference    other medical devices, consult your physician and the
   to hearing devices than phones that are not labeled. M4      manufacturer of the device. Comply with instructions to
   is the better/higher of the two ratings.                     switch off the device or deactivate the RF transmitter
                                                                when required, especially when posted in hospitals and
   T-Ratings: Phones rated T3 or T4 meet FCC requirements       aeroplanes. Equipment used in these places may be
   and are likely to be more usable with a hearing device’s     sensitive to radio waves emitted from the device and
   telecoil (“T Switch” or “Telephone Switch”) than unrated     adversely affect their operation. Also, observe restrictions
   phones. T4 is the better/ higher of the two ratings. (Note   at gas stations or other areas with flammable atmosphere
   that not all hearing devices have telecoils in them.)        or when close to electro-explosive devices.
   Your phone meets the M4/T4 level rating.

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   Do not allow children to play with your mobile phone or
   its accessories. Keep it out of their reach. They could hurt
   themselves or others, or could accidentally damage the
   mobile phone or accessories. Your mobile phone and
   its accessories may contain small parts, which could be
   detached and create a choking hazard.

   Mobile phones operate using radio signals, which cannot
   guarantee connection under all conditions. Therefore
   you should never rely solely upon any mobile phone for
   essential communications (e.g. medical emergencies).
   Emergency calls may not be possible in all areas, on all
   cellular networks, or when certain network services and/
   or mobile phone features are in use. Check with your
   local service provider.
           It is not allowed to connect any external devices
           to all ports/interface (USB, Top x-pand and side
           connector) in Hazardous area.

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         Do not disassemble or open crush, bend or                 The equipment shall only be charged when in the
         deform, puncture or shred.                                non-hazardous area using a charger specifically
                                                                   supplied for use with the unit USB cable and
                                                                   AC charger S42A02(US plug)/ S42A00(EU plug)/
         Do not modify or remanufacture, attempt to                S42A01(UK plug).
         insert foreign objects into the battery, immerse or
         expose to water or other liquids, expose to fire,         DC5 V/2A pin recommend to use charger with
         explosion or other hazard.                                SELV function.
         Only use the battery for the system for which it is

         Only use the battery with a charging system that
         has been qualified with the system per CTIA
         Certification Requirements for Battery System
         Compliance to IEEE 1725. Use of an unqualified
         battery or charger may present a risk of fire,
         explosion, leakage, or other hazard.

         Do not short circuit a battery or allow metallic
         conductive objects to contact battery terminals.

         Promptly dispose of used batteries in
         accordance with local regulations.

         Replace the battery only with another battery
         that has been qualified with the system per this
         standard, IEEE-Std-1725. Use of an unqualified
         battery may present a risk of fire, explosion,
         leakage or other hazard. Only authorized service
         providers shall replace battery. (If the battery is
         non-user replaceable).

         Battery usage by children should be supervised.

         Avoid dropping the phone or battery. If the
         phone or battery is dropped, especially on a hard
         surface, and the user suspects damage, take it
         to a service center for inspection.

         Improper battery use may result in a fire,
         explosion or other hazard.

HAZARDOUS LOCATION USAGE WARNING                                                                                     8
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BATTERY USAGE                                                DISPOSAL OF BATTERY
   Sonim XP8 phone comes with a removable battery. For
   any battery related queries, contact Sonim customer                 Please check local regulations for disposal of
   support.                                                            batteries. The battery should never be placed in
                                                                       municipal waste. Use a battery disposal facility if
      • Use only a Sonim XP8800 certified battery that is              available.
        designed for this phone model.
      • The use of other batteries may void the warranty
        terms of your phone and cause damage.                   CHARGING THE BATTERY
      • It is recommended to protect the battery from
        extreme temperature environments and moisture.          The battery delivered with your mobile phone is not fully
      • Please keep the battery out of the reach of children.
                                                                We recommend that you charge your mobile for 2.5
                                                                hours before you use your mobile phone for the first time.
                                                                       Only the power supplies with outputs meet the
     1. UNSCREW COVER                                                  SELV requirements can be used for charging.
                                                                       The maximum allowable input voltage for the
        To open the battery cover, rotate the battery                  phone is 9v.
        cover screw in a counter clockwise direction.
        Sometimes, the battery cover may be tight and
        some extra effort is required to open it. You can              There is a risk of explosion while charging if the
        use the screwdriver provided to open the screw.                battery has been replaced by an incorrect type.

                                                                       If the battery is completely out of charge, it can
     2. LIFT THE COVER                                                 take several minutes for the charging icon to
        Lift the back cover to reveal the battery slot.                appear when the charger is connected.


                                                                       ONLY THE BATTERY CAN BE REPLACED IN
        Insert the battery and flush into the battery slot             NON-HAZARDOUS LOCATION.
        such that the metallic contacts at the bottom of
        the battery are aligned with the metallic contacts
        within the battery compartment.                           1. INSERT CHARGER
                                                                     Insert the charger plug into a power
        Close the battery cover. Rotate the battery               2. CONNECT TO THE PHONE
        cover screws in clockwise direction. You can                 The charging port is located in the
        use the screwdriver provided to tighten the                  lower side of the phone, below the back
        screws. Ensure not to over-tighten the screws.               cover. Insert the charger connector to
                                                                     the charging port.

BATTERY USAGE                                                                                                                9
     3. CHARGING ANIMATION/ICON                                 Follow these tips to extend your phone’s battery life.
       • If the battery is being charged when the
         phone is switched off, a battery charging                 • If you are not using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or GPS, use
         animation with current battery level is                     the Settings to turn them off. The GPS setting is
         displayed.                                                  located in Settings > Personal > Location.
       • If the battery is being charged while the                 • Set screen brightness to Low and set a shorter
         phone is switched on, the battery icon                      Sleep timeout (15 seconds). The display settings are
         on the status bar shows the animation                       located in Settings > Device > Display.
         indicating that the battery is being                      • If you are travelling and do not have access to
         charged.                                                    mobile data or Wi-Fi network, switch to Airplane
       • After the battery is fully charged the                      mode. Select Airplane mode from Quick Settings.
         charging animation stops and you can
         disconnect the charger from the phone.

   You can check the battery usage status and also close
   some applications to save battery power. In the all
   application screen, select Settings ( ) > Device >
   Battery ( ).
   The current battery level (charging or not charging) is
   displayed on the top of the screen. The discharge graph
   on the top of the screen shows the battery level over time
   since you last charged the device, and how long you
   have been running on battery power.
   The list at the bottom of the screen shows the breakdown
   of battery usage for individual apps and services. Touch
   any listed items for more details. The details screen for
   some apps includes buttons that allow you to adjust
   settings affecting power usage, or stop the application

          If you stop some apps or services, your device
          may not work correctly.

BATTERY USAGE                                                                                                               10
   Purchase a SIM card from a mobile operator. The SIM
   card associates your network services (for example,
   phone number, data services, and so on) with your

        To open the battery cover, rotate the
        battery cover screw in an counter clockwise


        After removing the back cover, remove the
        battery by using Sonim screw driver tool.

        Lift the back cover to reveal the battery slot.

        You can use the Sonim provided
        screwdriver tool to open the screws.

YOUR SIM/MEMORY CARD                                      11
       Use the Sonim provided        Slide (push forward) and
       screwdriver to unscrew        lift the silver clip over the
       the battery cover screw       designated slot.
       on the back of the phone.

    2. LIFT THE COVER              2. PLACE THE
       Remove the battery             MEMORY CARD
       cover and the battery.        Place the memory card in
                                     the designated slot and
                                     close the silver clip.

                                   3. USE SONIM
       Slide the silver clip and      SCREWDRIVER
       insert the SIM card. Lock
       the silver clip.              You can use the Sonim
                                     provided screwdriver tool to
                                     open the screws.

YOUR SIM/MEMORY CARD                                                 12
GETTING STARTED                                           FEATURE          DESCRIPTION
                                                             Dedicated keys   Power Key/ PTT Key/Volume key
                                                                              (Up and Down)/Yellow Key/Alarm
   WHAT IS IN THE BOX?                                                        key/
   The list of items in the Sonim XP8 phone box are:
                                                                              Home/Recent/Back keys
      •   Sonim XP8 phone
      •   Battery                                            Ports            Water-proof USB3.1 type-C, High
      •   Quick Start Guide                                                   Speed, OTG
      •   Screw Driver                                                           DISPLAY
      •   Type C Cable
                                                             Size             5” 1080p with outdoor visibility &
      •   Quick Charger
                                                                              low power consumption
   PHONE SPECIFICATIONS                                                       Glove touch
                                                             Color            16.7 M
    Chipset             Qualcomm SDM630, Octa core
                        64bits processor                     Brightness       500 nits
    Band                LTE: 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/14/20/25/                          AUDIO
                        26/27/28/29/30/38/39/40/41/B66       Microphone       3 Mics with noise cancellation
                        UMTS: B1/B2/B4/B5/B8                 Speaker          Dual front facing ultra-loud speaker
                        GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz                             HD voice support
    Antenna             2X Rx / 1X Tx antenna for LTE        Receiver         Receiver Compliant HAC; HD voice
    Wi-Fi               Dual bands (2.4G/5G)                                  support
                        802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/e/k/r/h with                         MULTIMEDIA
                        hotspot                              Audio Formats    AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+,
                        Wi-Fi Direct (Miracast™)                              AAC+V2, MP3
    Memory              64GB eMMC 5.1/ 4GB LPDDR4x           Video Formats    3GP,MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV,
                        CONNECTIVITY                                          MPEG-2, MPEG-4,H.263, H.264,
    Bluetooth           BT5.0/BLE (Low Energy)
                                                             Image Formats    JPEG
                        English and Canadian French          Graphic
    Supported                                                                 JPEG, PNG, and BMP
    Capacity(mAh)       4900 mAh, removable Li-ion
                                                             FM Radio         Yes
    Battery Life        Standby: up to 653 hours
                        Talk time: up to 22 hours            Camera           12MP Auto focus with low light
                        Music playback: up to 11 hours                        sensor
                        Video playback: up to 16 hours                        8MP camera with fix focus
                        Web browsing: up to 19 hours
                                                             LED Torch Light Reuse with camera flash LED
                        -20oC to +55oC
    Size                152mm x 79.5 mm x 18 mm
    Weight              approx. 335 gms

GETTING STARTED                                                                                                      13

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                                                                                              28   27   26


                         1                                                          14



                     2                3


                                                                 9   9
                                                                     10   11

      1.    Sonim XPand Connector             16.   LED Notification
      2.    USB-C                             17.   Receiver
      3.    Volume Up/Down                    18.   Notification Bar
      4.    Power ON Button                   19.   Alarm Key
      5.    PTT Button                        20.   Yellow Key
      6.    Display                           21.   Sonim SecureAudio Connector          22                  23
      7.    App Tray                          22.   Memory Card Slot Under
      8.    Speakers                                Battery
      9.    Back Button                       23.   SIM Cards Slot under Battery
      10.   Home Button                       24.   Back Cover Screw
      11.   Microphone                        25.   Battery Cover
      12.   Recent Button                     26.   Rear Facing Camera
      13.   Google Search Bar                 27.   Torch/Flash Light
      14.   Battery Level Indicator           28.   Microphones
      15.   Front Camera

YOUR SONIM XP8                                                                                                    14
SWITCHING ON THE PHONE                                               1             2
Press and hold Power button for 2 seconds.                                                         1. Message/Alert
When the phone is switched on, it tries to register with                                           2. Service
the network. After successful registration, the name of the                                           Indicator
service provider is displayed.                                                                        and Signal
                                                                                                      Strength bar
       Ensure that a valid SIM card is inserted in your                                     4      3. Battery charge
       phone.                                                                                         indicator and
                                                                                                   4. Home screen
SETTING UP YOUR PHONE                                                                              5. Application
                                                                                                      Grid or Menu
For instructions on using your phone’s buttons, charger,
battery, and other hardware features, check the printed
Quick Start Guide provided along with your phone.

The first time you turn on your device, it will take you      KEY DESCRIPTION
through the steps to get the set up. You will be prompted     The navigation keys are located below the display screen.
to do the following:
  1. Choose the language you want your phone to use.           ICONS       DESCRIPTION
  2. Connect to a Wi-Fi network or your cellular data                      Back:
  3. Sign-in with your Google Account.                                     Opens the previous screens in the working
If you have Gmail account, use the same e-mail address                     sequence till the home screen is displayed.
and password to sign-in. By signing in, all your e-mail,                   Once the home screen is displayed it will
contacts, calendar events, and other data associated                       remain there even when you press the
with that account will be synced to your phone. If you                     back key.
have more than one Google Account, you can add them
later.                                                                     Home:

If you do not have a Google Account, you can create one                    Short press on any app: Shows the home
during the setup process. You can also skip this step and                  screen.
create later.                                                              Long press: Google Assistant

MANAGING HOME SCREEN                                                       Recent:
After you complete the phone setup, the home screen                        Short Press:
is displayed. The home screen is the beginning point to                    Opens a list of thumbnail images of apps
access all the device’s features.                                          you have worked on recently. To open an
                                                                           app, touch it. To remove any application
       Device comes equipped with pre-installed                            from this list, swipe the application to left
       screen protector for added protection.                              or right.
                                                                           Double press: Launches the menu options
                                                                           of any application.

 YOUR SONIM XP8                                                                                                            15
NOTIFICATION BAR ICONS                                     ICONS      DESCRIPTION
   The icons displayed at the top of the screen provides
   information about the status of the device. The details               FM Radio
   such as date and time, battery charge status, and data
   service are displayed when the phone is in standby                    Missed call
   mode. Other indicators such as Bluetooth connectivity
   status, airplane mode, alarm and call forward (only if                New SMS or MMS
   Always forward is enabled) and Wi-Fi connectivity are
   displayed, if the feature is activated.
                                                                         Alarm activated

                                                                         Silent mode activated

                 Battery level indicator                                 Vibration mode activated

                 Battery charging in progress                            Flight mode activated

                 No signal                                               Error/information notification - attention
                 Signal strength                                         Screenshot captured

                 No SIM card                                             Music is played

                 Roaming                                                 Device storage space is running out

                 FOTA update available

                 4G LTE network connected                    PHONE OPERATIONS WITHOUT SIM CARD
                                                             You can perform the following operations without
                 HSPA or UMTS network connected              inserting a SIM card in your phone.
                                                                • Make an emergency call.
                 GPRS network connected                         • View and modify all settings except few data usage
                                                                  and mobile network related settings.
                 EDGE network connected                         • Activate and share files through Bluetooth.
                                                                • Access the Internet using Wi-Fi connectivity.
                                                                • Access your phonebook, multimedia files, all tools
                 Wi-Fi connected                                  and applications.
                                                                • View and modify your profile settings.
                 Bluetooth activated
                                                             SETTING UP AND USING LOCK SCREEN
                 Call in progress                            You must lock your phone to protect it from unauthorized
                 Call forward (only if Always forward is        • From Home screen, tap on System settings or
                 enabled)                                         select Menu > Settings (    ).
                                                                • Scroll down and select Security (  ) , located
                 New E-mail                                       under Personal settings.
                                                                • Select Screen lock and select one of the following
                                                                  options to configure phone:

YOUR SONIM XP8                                                                                                          16
• None: Disables the screen lock.
        • Swipe: When the screen is locked, slide your
          finger from bottom to top to unlock it.
        • Pattern: When enabled, enter you own pattern.
          When the phone is locked, unlock it using the
          pattern. When the phone screen is locked, you
          can answer an incoming call, without unlocking
          the screen.
        • PIN: When enabled, enter you own PIN value.
          When the phone is locked, unlock it using the PIN.
          When the phone screen is locked, you can answer
          an incoming call, without unlocking the screen.
        • Password: When enabled, enter you own
          Password. When the phone is locked, unlock it
          using the password. When the phone screen is
          locked, you can answer an incoming call, without
          unlocking the screen.

   You can set an image or a photo stored in your phone as
   your home screen wallpaper. To change the wallpaper,
   select from one of the following Wallpaper collections.
      • Long tap on Home screen > Wallpapers. Select
        Wallpapers from the pop-up.
        • My photos: includes photos and screenshots
           taken using the phone’s camera.
        • Wallpapers: Tap on System settings > Display
           > Wallpapers. It includes images that are pre-
           loaded with the phone.

   You can take the screenshot of the current screen and it
   is stored in your phone’s photos. To take a screenshot:
    1. Ensure that the image to be captured is displayed on
       the current screen.
    2. Press the Power and Volume down button
       simultaneously. The screenshot is captured and
       stored in the Photos. A screen Capture (        )
       icon is also displayed on the notification bar.

YOUR SONIM XP8                                                 17
  Your Android device offers suggestions and reminders
  about the features and you can easily remove them from
  the Settings.

  You can save payment information to your Google
  account for easier online checkout process.

  You can set your device on Silent mode at certain. You
  can add a rule by tapping on Add rule (   )

  You can choose the wallpaper from Live Wallpapers,
  Photos and Wallpapers.

  You can unlock your device using your fingerprint. You
  have to register your fingerprint to lock and unlock your

  Toggle ON Onbody detection to keep your device
  unlocked while it’s on you. It uses accelerometer and
  other sensors to keep your device unlocked when it
  detects that the device is carried in your hand, pocket or

SUGGESTIONS                                                    18
WIRELESS & NETWORKS SETTINGS                               WRITE TO NFC TAG
                                                               1. Touch and hold the connected network.
   WI-FI                                                       2. Select Write to NFC tag.
                                                               3. Enter the password to set up Wi-Fi NFc tag.
   Wi-Fi is a wireless network technology that can provide
   Internet access at distance up to 100 feet, depending on
   the Wi-Fi router and surroundings.                         ADVANCED
   You can access Internet when you connect your XP8          On the Wi-Fi screen, tap Option (   ) > Advanced. The
   to a Wi-Fi network. To connect your phone to a Wi-Fi       following options are displayed:
   network;                                                      • Install certificates: You can browse a certificate for
    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings            installation.
       (    ).                                                   • Wi-Fi Direct: Select Option key > Searching to
    2. Select Wi-Fi (     ).                                       search for the peer devices and also select Rename
    3. Set the Wi-Fi to ON position located under                  device to rename the device.
       Wireless & networks settings.                             • WPS Push Button: Press the WPS Push Button in
       A list of Wi-Fi access points present within your           your router, when prompted.
       phone’s accessible range are displayed.                   • WPS Pin Entry: Enter the given PIN number on your
                                                                   Wi-Fi router.
    4. Select your preferred network. Enter the WEP/
       WPS/WPA key (if it is a secured network) and           BLUETOOTH
       select Connect. To verify the password before
       connecting, enable Show password.                      Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communication
                                                              technology used to communicate between the devices
              It is always recommended to make your           over a distance of about 8 meters.
              Wi-Fi network connection secure and also to
              connect your phone to a secure network.         Using Bluetooth, you can perform the following tasks:
                                                                 • Transfer media files and contacts between mobile
   CONNECT TO NETWORK                                              devices connected using Bluetooth.
                                                                 • Access Internet through a Bluetooth device.
    1. Touch and hold the network from the list.                 • Use Bluetooth connected headphones for playing
    2. Enter the password on the prompted window.                  media file.
    3. Select Connect to network and get connected to
       the network.                                           PAIRING A BLUETOOTH DEVICE
                                                              To activate Bluetooth and pair your XP8 phone with other
   MODIFY NETWORK                                             Bluetooth devices:
    1. Long press on connected network.                        1. From the Notifications or Apps menu, tap on
    2. Select Modify network. You can change the                  Settings (    ).
       network password. The other network setting             2. Enable Bluetooth located under Wireless &
       details such as Advanced options, Proxy, IP                networks settings.
       settings can be updated.                                3. Tap on Bluetooth (      ) and turn on Bluetooth.
    3. Select Save to save the changes.                           Available devices are listed.
                                                               4. Tap on Option ( ) > Refresh to view more
   FORGET NETWORK                                                 available devices. A list of accessible Bluetooth
                                                                  devices are displayed.
    1. Touch and hold the connected network.                   5. Tap on your preferred device.
    2. Select Forget network.                                  6. Select Pair in your device after comparing the
       The selected network gets disconnected and                 pairing codes between your device and the other
       displayed in the Wi-Fi list.                               device.
       If you have to get connected to the same network,          The device is displayed in Paired devices list.
       enter password.

MANAGING WIRELESS & NETWORKS SETTINGS                                                                                       19
RENAME THIS DEVICE                                          3. Turn on Airplane mode.
    1. From the Bluetooth screen, tap on Option ( ) >         NFC
       Rename this device to rename the selected device.
    2. Enter the name and tap on RENAME.                      When NFC (Near-Field Communication) is a set of
                                                              communication protocols that enable two electronic
   SHOW RECEIVED FILES                                        devices one of which is usually a portable device such as
   From the Bluetooth screen, tap on Option (    ) > Show     a smartphone, to establish communication by bringing
   received files to view the received files.                 them within 4 cm of each other.

   The received files are listed.                              1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
                                                                  (    ).
                                                               2. Tap on More located under Wireless & networks
   CARKIT AUTO-PAIRING                                            settings. Turn on NFC to allow data exchange
    1. From the Bluetooth screen, check Option ( ) >              when the phone touches another device.
       CarKit Auto-Pairing.
    2. Select Yes as phone automatically connects to          ANDROID BEAM
       the carkit on connecting to dock.                       1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
                                                                  (    ).
   DATA USAGE                                                  2. Tap on More located under Wireless & networks
   Data usage refers to the amount of data utilized by your       settings. Turn ON to beam app content to another
   phone during data transfers through the Internet. The          NFC capable device by holding the devices close
   data usage charges are dependent of the wireless plan          together.
   provided by your service provider.                         WI-FI HOTSPOT
   To monitor your data usage, adjust your data usage         When you setup your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can
   settings.                                                  connect other devices to this phone through Wi-Fi and
    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings       access the Internet.
       (    ).                                                 1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
    2. Tap on Data usage (      ), which is located under         (    ).
       Wireless & networks settings.                           2. Select More located under Wireless & networks
    3. Under Usage, you can view the data usage for a             settings.
       particular time frame.                                  3. Select Tethering & portable hotspot.
    4. Turn on Data saver to access unrestricted data.         4. Select Set up Wi-Fi hotspot to set up a mobile
    5. Select Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi data usage to check the               hotspot.
       data usage for a particular time frame.                 5. Enter Network name, Security details and
    6. Tap on Network Restrictions to view the metered            Password. Select Save.
       networks listed.
                                                              BLUETOOTH TETHERING
                                                              When the Bluetooth Tethering is activated, you can share
                                                              your phone’s Internet connection with the other Bluetooth
                                                              paired devices.
   When your phone is set in airplane mode, network
   connectivity or mobile data connectivity is disabled.       1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
   But you can access your camera, media files and other          (    ).
   features that do not require mobile data connectivity.      2. Select More located under Wireless & networks
   To activate airplane mode:                                  3. Tap on Tethering & Portable hotspot.
    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings        4. Enable Bluetooth Tethering.
       (    ).
    2. Tap on More located under Wireless & networks

MANAGING WIRELESS & NETWORKS SETTINGS                                                                                     20
    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
       (    ).
    2. Select Wireless & Networks > More > VPN.
    3. Tap on the icon (    ) to add a new VPN profile.
    4. In Edit VPN profile screen, enter the Name, Type
       (select from the drop-down list), and the server
    5. Enter Username and password.
    6. Select Save.

    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
       (     ) > Wireless & networks settings > More >
       Cellular network >
      • You can use mobile data services such as web
         browsing and other services over the cellular
      • Turn on Data Roaming to have a network
         connectivity when you are in a roaming network out
         of your country.
      • Tap on Preferred network type and the following
         options are displayed:
         • LTE/WCDMA/GSM
         • WCDMA/GSM
         • WCDMA only
         • GSM only
      • Turn on Enhanced 4G LTE Services.
       You can use advanced communication services
       where ever it is available.
      • Access Point Names: Tap on Access Point
        Names (APN) to view and edit the network access
        points. Tap Add network (    ) to add a new access
      • Network operators: Tap on Network operator to
        view and modify your network operator from the list
        of available networks.

    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
       (     ).
    2. Select Wireless & Networks > More > Network
       settings reset.
    3. Select RESET SETTINGS.
       It reset all the network settings including Wi-Fi,
       Cellular data, Bluetooth, and NFC.

MANAGING WIRELESS & NETWORKS SETTINGS                         21
MANAGING DEVICE SETTINGS                                       • Shown silently
                                                                  • No sensitive content on lock screen
                                                                  • Never shown on lock screen
   DISPLAY                                                        • Overrides Do Not Disturb
    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings         4. Tap on Settings. The following options are
       (     ) > Device > Display (     ).                         displayed:
    2. Set one of the following options to configure your         • Pulse LED light
       phone’s display:                                           • Flash notification alert
      • Brightness level:                                         • On the lock screen
         • Adaptive Brightness: Set the brightness of the
           phone display. This also optimizes the battery       SOUND
           power consumed.                                      1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
         • Show network operator: If enabled, shows                (     ) > Device > Sound (     ).
           network name on the status bar.                      2. Media volume: Adjust the volume as per your
      • Wallpaper: Set the wallpaper for your home screen.         requirement.
         You can select from one of the following wallpaper     3. Alarm volume: Adjust the alarm volume as per
         collections:                                              your requirement.
         • Live Wallpapers: Includes photos which are           4. Ring volume: Adjust the ring volume as per your
           available online.                                       requirement.
         • Photos: Includes photos and screenshots taken        5. Also vibrate for calls: Enable this option to set
           using the phone’s camera.                               the device on vibrate during calls.
         • Wallpapers: Includes images that are pre-loaded      6. Increase ringtone: Enable this option to increase
           with the phone.                                         the ringtone.
      • Sleep: Set the sleep time so that the screen            7. Hac mode: Enable this option to make your
         brightness is turned down after specified time of         device hearing aid compatible.
         phone inactivity. This setting also optimizes the      8. FENS: Enable this option to reduce the noise
         battery power.                                            cancellation.
      • Screen saver: You can set any of the application as     9. Do not disturb:
         a screen saver.                                          • Priority only allows:
      • Ambient Display: If enabled, the screen display will         • Alarms: Enable alarms.
         be active when you receive a notification.                  • Reminders: Enable this option to set the
      • Font size: Set the font size of the text displayed in          reminders.
         the screen.                                                 • Events: Enable this option to pop-up th events.
      • Display size: You can set the items on your screen           • Messages: You can set the priority for the
         smaller or larger. Some apps on your screen might             messages based on From anyone, From
         change position.                                              contacts only, From starred contacts only, and
      • One handed operation: If enabled, you can use                  None.
         one hand to dial a number or unlock the device.             • Calls: You can set the priority for the calls based
      • When device is rotated: You can either rotate the              on From anyone, From contacts only, From
         contents of the screen or stay in potrait view.               starred contacts only, and None.
      • Cast: You can cast your screen from your device.             • Repeat callers: Enable this option allow a person
         Connect your device to the same Wi-Fi network as              to call for the second time within a 15 minutes
         your Miracast™ or TV. Tap on Option ( ) > check               period.
         the box next to Enable wireless display.                 • Automatic rules: You can add a new rule for Event
                                                                     or Time.
   NOTIFICATIONS                                                  • Block visual disturbances:
    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings              • Block when screen is on: Prevents notification
       (    ) > Device > Notifications (      ).                       from popping on the screen.
    2. Tap on All apps drop-down list.                               • Block when screen is off: Prevents notifications
    3. You can set the notification on the following rules:            from turning on the screen or pulsing the
      • All apps                                                       notification light.
      • Blocked

MANAGING DEVICE SETTINGS                                                                                                     22
10. Phone ringtone: Select the required ringtone            APPS
       from the list and tap on OK to set as the ringtone.
    11. Default notification ringtone: Select the               1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
       required notification ringtone from the list and tap        ( ) > Device > Apps (       ).
       on OK to set as the ringtone.                            2. Select All apps drop-down list. You can select
    12. Default Alarm ringtone: Select the required                any of the following options:
       alarm ringtone from the list and tap on OK to set            • All apps
       as the ringtone.                                             • Enabled
    13. Emergency Broadcast:                                        • Disabled
      • Emergency alert settings:                               3. Select the required app from the list. Open the
         • Show extreme threats: Check this option to              app and select FORCE STOP.
           display alerts for extreme threats to life and       4. On the Apps screen, tap on Options ( ). The
           property.                                               following options are displayed:
         • Show severe threats: Check this option to get            • Show system
           the severe threats to life and property displayed.       • Reset app preferences
         • Show AMBER alerts: Check this option to get          5. Tap the icon ( ) on Apps screen. Configure
           the child abduction emergency bulletins.                apps window is displayed. The following options
         • Turn on notifications: When checked,                    are displayed:
           emergency alert broadcast are displayed.               • App permissions: The list of apps with the
         • Alert reminder: You can set the alert reminder for       permissions are displayed.
           the following time frame: Once, Every 2 minutes,       • Default: The assigned default apps are displayed.
           Every 5 minutes, Every 15 minutes, and Off.            • Advanced: Displays the list of Special access.
         • Speak alert message: Check this option to
           use text-to-speech to speak emergency alert          USB POWER SAVING
           messages.                                            1. From Home screen or App screen, tap on Settings
         • Vibrate: Check this option to set the device on         (    ) > Device > USB Power Saving ( ).
           vibrate during alert.                                2. Automatic Power ON: If enabled, the device
         • Emergency notification preview: Plays a sample          gets automatically power ON when the USB is
           emergency alert tone.                                   connected.
       ETWS Settings:                                           3. Automatic Power OFF:
                                                                     • Automatic Power OFF: If enabled, the device
        • Show ETWS test broadcasts: Display test
                                                                       gets automatically power OFF at the set time.
          broadcasts for earthquake, tsunami warning
                                                                     • Power off device at: If you enable Automatic
                                                                       power off, this option will be active. You can set
        • Settings for Brazil (Show channel 50
                                                                       the time for the device to be power off.
          broadcasts): Channel 50 is used in Brazil for area
                                                                     • Automatic power OFF: If this is enabled, upon
          update information when this option is checked.
                                                                       USB disconnection, the device is power off after
        • Settings for India (Show channel 60 broadcast):
                                                                       the set hours.
          Channel 60 is used in India for operator specific
                                                                     • On USB disconnect, power off: You can set the
          information when this option is checked.
                                                                       hours for the device to be powered off once the
    14. Other sounds: Turn ON the following options to
                                                                       USB is disconnected.
       get the sound:
        • Keypad sounds
        • Dial pad tones
        • Screen locking sounds                                 1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
        • Touch sounds                                             (    ) > Device > Storage (  ).
        • Vibrate on tap                                        2. On Internal shared storage, the following options
    15. Cast: You can cast your screen from your device.           are displayed with memory used for each app:
       Connect your device to the same Wi-Fi network                 • Shows the used memory
       as your Miracast™ or TV. Tap on Option ( ) >                  • Apps
       check the box next to Enable wireless display.                • Images
                                                                     • Videos
                                                                     • Audio

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• System                                            USERS
        • Other
        • Cached data                                       1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
        • Explore                                              (    ) > Device > Users ( ).
    3. Tap on More ( ) > Storage Cleanup. You can           2. Tap on You (owner). Change the Profile info and
       clean the following junk files:                         tap on OK.
      • Cache junk                                          3. Tap on Guest > Settings ( ) and enable Turn
      • Residual junk files                                    on phone calls.
      • Obsolete apks                                       4. Tap on Add user ( ). You can set up a new
       Select the above files and tap on CLEAN JUNK.           user. You have three users listed: You (owner of
                                                               the device), New user, and Guest.
                                                            5. Tap on Lock screen settings.
   BATTERY                                                    • Add users: Turn on this option to add user when
    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings          the device is locked.
       (    ) > Device > Battery ( ).                         • Emergency information: Tap on Info tab and enter
    2. Set the Battery saver ON by selecting the option          the following details. These details belongs to the
       given for Turn on automatically:                          owner of the device:
         • Never                                                 • Name
         • at 5% battery                                         • Address
         • at 15% battery                                        • Blood type
                                                                 • Allergies
               Battery saver turns off automatically when        • Medications
               your device is charging.                          • Organ donor
                                                                 • Medical notes
       You can also view the battery usage data.
                                                               Tap on Contacts > Add contact (      ). Choose
    3. Enable Show battery percentage to view the              a contact from the phonebook to set as a
       battery level percentage inside the status bar.         emergency contact.
    4. Tap on Use since last full charge > Screen. The
       following options are displayed:                     TAP & PAY
        • Adjust power use: You can adjust the screen
           brightness and screen timeout.                   1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
        • Use details: The details such as Time on and         (   ) > Device > Tap & pay (       ).
           Computed power use are displayed.                2. Tap on Payment default and select Google Pay.
    5. On the Battery screen, tap on Refresh icon ( )       3. Tap on Use default and select either one of the
       to refresh the battery level percentage.                options as per your requirement:
    6. On the Battery screen, tap on Option ( ) >             • Except when another payment app is open
       Battery optimization. From the drop-down list,         • Always
       you can select All apps or Not optimized apps.       4. Tap on Option ( ) > How it works to know more
    7. On the Battery optimization screen, tap on              about the feature’s functionality.
       Option ( ) > Reset app preferences.
   MEMORY                                                   1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings        ( ) > Device > Gestures ( ).
       (   ) > Device > Memory ( ).                         2. Turn on Jump to Camera to quickly open
    2. Go to Memory and select the time from the drop-         camera. Press the power button twice. This works
       down list. You can view the applications usage          from any screen.
       based on the set time frame.                         3. Enable Toggle Torch to quickly toggle torch,
    3. Select Memory used by apps to check the                 double-shake the device twice.
       memory used for each application for the set time

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MANAGING PERSONAL SETTINGS                                           • Messaging: Turn ON this option to share your
                                                                          real-time location details. A link is created and
                                                                          new message window is displayed. You can
   LOCATION                                                               selecte the recipient and send the message.
   You can enable and configure the Location settings.                  • More: You can share your real-time location
                                                                          details through the following ways: Messaging,
    1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings                   Bluetooth, Copy to clipboard, Save to Drive,
       (     ) > Personal.                                                Gmail, Facebook, Messenger and SMS.
    2. Select Location (        ). Enable and modify                    • On Location Sharing screen, tap on More ( )
       required location settings.                                        and the following options are displayed: Location
    3. Set the Mode to one of the following options:                      Settings, About and Help.
         • High accuracy: uses AGPS, Wi-Fi, mobile                  5. Check the option Use assisted GPS to use server
           networks, and other sensors to get the highest-             to assist GPS. Uncheck to reduce the network
           accuracy location for your device. It uses location         usage.
           help to estimate your location faster and more           6. You can view the apps which have requested
           accurately.                                                 location recently under Recent location
         • Battery saving: allows your device to estimate              requests.
           your location using low battery-intensive location       7. On Location screen, tap on More ( ) >
           sources, such as Wi-Fi and mobile networks. It              Scanning. The following options are displayed:
           uses location help to estimate your location faster        • Wi-Fi scanning: Turn ON this option to improve
           and more accurately.                                         location by allowing system apps and services to
         • Device only: allows your device to estimate                  detect Wi-Fi networks at any time.
           your location using GPS only. It uses the satellite        • Bluetooth scanning: Turn ON this option to
           information to provide location information. This            improve location by allowing system apps and
           mode may use more battery power and take                     services to detect Bluetooth devices at any time.
           longer time to determine your location.
    4. Under Location services, the following options              SECURITY
       are displayed:
                                                                   You can activate and protect your phone from
      • Accelerated Location: Tap on Agree to improve
                                                                   unauthorized access by configuring the security settings.
         location performance and battery saving.
      • Google Location History: Turn ON the location               1. From Notifications or Apps menu, tap on Settings
         history:                                                      (    ) > Personal > Security (     ).
         • This device: Turn on to view the last reported           2. Select Device security > Screen lock and select
           location date.                                              one of the following options to configure the
         • Other devices on this account: The other                    phone:
           devices which are connected via Bluetooth are              • None: Disables the phone lock.
           listed here and the date of the last location is also      • Swipe: When the phone is locked, swipe the screen
           reported.                                                     upwards to unlock it.
         • Tap on Manage Timeline to manage the time                  • Pattern: You can unlock the device using the
           based on your location history.                               pattern.
      • Google Location Sharing: On Location Sharing                  • PIN: When enabled, enter you own PIN value. When
         screen, tap on Share your real-time location                    the phone is locked, unlock it using the PIN.
         button (     ). The following options are displayed:         • Password: When enabled, enter your own
         • For 1 hour: You can increase or decrease the                  password. When the phone is locked, unlock it
           time to share your real-time location. Minimum                using the password.
           time is 15 minutes and the maximum is three                 When the phone is locked, you can answer an
           days.                                                       incoming call, without unlocking the phone.
         • Until you turn this off: If you enable this option,
           until you turn it ON, you cannot share your real-           Tap on Settings (    ) and the following options are
           time location.                                              displayed:
         • Select People: Turn ON this option to share your             • Make pattern visible: You can toggle this option
           real-time location details to the selected people              to make the pattern visible.
           from your contacts.                                          • Automatically lock: When the security is set

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