We’ve all been there when we’ve felt for our phone, realised it’s not there and subsequently, hit the panic stations. If you have a Motorola Dext, you’ve got no worries when it comes to your mobile going for walkies, as you can remotely locate your device and clear its data if someone else has it. This is done using Motoblur which you should have created an account for when you first turned on the Dext. If you lose your phone, try to locate it before you jump to conclusions. After all, it might just be down the side of the […]
Your Motorola Dext is designed so that you can easily lock your screen. This keeps unwanted noses out of your business and also stops you from pocket dialling people by accident. To enable this feature, start by going to MENU then choosing “settings” and selecting “security and location”. Turn the Screen Lock On and Off After selecting “security and location”, scroll down to “screen lock” and choose whether to turn this on or off by tapping it. Add a Security Lock This allows you to choose a pattern or password to prevent other people from being able to unlock the […]
Your phone only works as well as you know how to use it. Since contacts are probably one of the most important parts of your Motorola DEXT, follow these tips to get the most out of them: Learn to search contacts easily. Hold the menu key to open the display keypad on your DEXT. Start typing a contact name, then simply drag the list down until you find the right one. Change views. When viewing your contacts, you can change how the names are displayed. At the bottom of your screen you will see that you have three viewing options; […]
Do you want to turn the various wireless features for your Motorola Dext on and off? There’s an easier way to do this than the traditional method. Simply press and hold the power button on your phone. Access to all of these features will immediately pop up. Select one and this will automatically turn the feature on if it is off (or vise-versa). It’s as simple as that!
Remember the first Motorola Droid? Launched in the USA on the Verizon network it was accompanied by some excellent TV ads and had the added benefit that when an SMS was received, it said ‘droid‘ in an awesome, but slightly sinister way. The phone later came to the UK as the Motorola Milestone, and remains a very capable phone. However, Motorola and Verizon have made the second Droid phone official this week, under the name of the Droid X. At a press conference in New York, Motorola, Google and Verizon representatives got up on stage and took us through the features of their […]
Thank goodness they’ve dropped the Motoroi name for the UK release! The formerly Korean-only smartphone has been rumoured to be coming to the UK for a while, and Motorola have finally made it official along with the change of branding. The phone is now known as the XT720 Milestone, but it’s not clear if it’s a replacement to the original Milestone or another in the series – much like its Droid namesake in the USA. The XT720 has a 3.7″, 480×854 pixel capacitive touchscreen and will run Google Android 2.1, however Motorola have not yet revealed the speed of the Qualcomm processor […]
Periodically, there are going to be updates for your Motorola DEXT settings. You need to make sure that you remember to install these so that your phone continues to work properly. Luckily, Motorola makes it easy. All that you need to do to update your WAP, MMS and Internet settings on Motorola DEXT is to take advantage of the Motorola SETUP service available online. Firstly, you need to visit the Motorola UK home page. Then head to the DEXT section. From the column on the left, select the option that says “web/MMS/email settings”. This will take you to the SETUP page. […]