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07-22-2010, 04:07 PM
See programs and applications
To open the application list, drag the Application tab upwards.

Customize the Home screen(s)
You can customize your Home screen to display applications, shortcuts, and widgets. Add an application, widget, or shortcut to the Home screen.Touch and hold a vacant spot on the Home screen or press the plus (+) button at the bottom of the screen.

Touch Application, Shortcut, or Widget from the pop-up menu.
Touch the desired application, shortcut, or widget, and, if necessary, select the desired type of widget to place on the Home screen.
The icon is added to the Home screen.

To remove an icon from the Home screen:

Touch and hold the icon that you want to remove.
Slide the icon to the trash can at the bottom of the screen.

Open or select items
Tap any icon to start using the application.

Return to the Home screen
Tap the Home key.

Access the system status (signal strength, network, battery level, etc.)
From the Home screen press Menu and then tap Settings > About Phone > Status.

Read and dismiss notifications (alarm, reminders, new message indicator, etc.)
When you see a notification in the status bar, tap the bar and slide your finger down the screen to open the list of notifications. Alternatively, from the Home screen, you can press Menu and then tap Notifications. To open the notification, tap the item. To clear notifications, tap Clear notifications at the top of the notification window. To close the notification window, slide your finger up the screen.

Add an applications shortcut
To quickly add an application shortcut to the Home screens, tap the Programs icon, tap and hold an application icon, and then release it in the desired location.

Turn the screen off
Press the Power/Hang up button.

Quickly unlock the screen
Press the Menu button.

Rearrange the icons on the Home screen
Tap and hold on the desired icon or widget, drag the icon/widget to the desired location or screen, and release.

Switch Scenes
Press the Menu button, and then tap Scenes. Choose the desired Scene.

Change the style of widget displayed
Remove and re-add the desired widget choosing the desired style.