Programming a cell phone is an important first step when you buy a new phone. Taking a few minutes to learn to program the phone will save you time later. Here are some tips on how to program a cell phone.
Things You'll Need
- Cell phone
- User manual
Turn the cell phone on. Press the menu key on the phone. A menu of options will pop up on the phone’s screen, which you can scroll through using cell phone keys.
Within the menu, find the "Contacts" submenu. The contact menu will have a "New Contact" option for you to enter telephone information, email addresses, home and business addresses. You can choose to add a contact to a group, which makes finding several similar contacts easier. You will have the option to give a contact a specific ringtone and a speed dial number.
Scroll to the "Sound Settings" option within the "Settings" and "Tools" submenu. This is where you change the volume of the phone’s ring or set it to vibrate or silent. You choose the ringtone within the "Sound Settings" menu as well.
Scroll to "Display Settings" within the "Settings and Tools" submenu. Here you can change the banner and wallpaper, among other settings. The banner and wallpaper are both displayed on the main screen of the cell phone.
Press the "End" key on the phone after you have programmed it. This will bring you back to the main screen. The "End" key is also the "Power" key on the cell phone.