Select Your Device
Apple® iPhone® 6
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Samsung Galaxy S® 4
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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Apple® iPhone® 5c
Samsung Galaxy Note5
DROID TURBO 2
DROID MAXX by MOTOROLA
Verizon Ellipsis™ Jetpack®
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime™
Apple® iPhone® 5
Droid Turbo in Ballistic Nylon
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 5510L
LG G3
Droid Turbo by Motorola
LG G4™
Samsung 3G Network Extender
Apple® iPhone® 4s
Verizon Ellipsis™ 7
Apple® iPad® 2
Apple® iPhone® SE
Apple® iPhone® 4
Verizon Ellipsis® 8
Samsung Galaxy S® 6 edge
Verizon Jetpack® MiFi® 6620L
DROID MAXX 2
Samsung Galaxy S® III
Samsung Galaxy Note® 3
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge +
DROID MINI by MOTOROLA
LG Revere® 3
LG Cosmos™ 3
LG G2
LG G Vista
Samsung Galaxy J1™ Prepaid
Samsung Gusto® 3
Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 4510L
HTC One® (M8)
DROID RAZR M by MOTOROLA
Verizon MiFi® 4G LTE Global USB Modem U620L
LG V10™
Brigadier™ by Kyocera
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)
LG Extravert™ 2
Ellipsis™ Jetpack® MHS800L
Casio G'zOne Commando®
Pantech 4G LTE Global USB Modem UML290
Verizon Wireless Home Phone
HTC Desire® 526
DROID ULTRA by MOTOROLA
LG G5
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot 890L
LG Optimus Zone™ 3 Prepaid
DuraXV
Casio G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE
Verizon 4G LTE Broadband Router with Voice
HTC One M9
Samsung 4G LTE Network Extender
LG G Pad 8.3 LTE
Casio G'zOne Ravine® 2
Samsung Galaxy J3 V
Samsung Galaxy S® 4 mini
Samsung Galaxy Note® II
GizmoPal™
Verizon 4G LTE USB Modem 551L
Galaxy Note® Edge
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 4620L
Sony Xperia® Z3v
LG K4™ LTE
HTC Desire® 626
Transpyre™ Prepaid
LG K8 V
DROID TURBO 2 - Designed by You
Moto X™ by Motorola
Microsoft Lumia 735
Moto E™ Prepaid
Nokia Lumia 928
Nexus 6
Samsung Convoy™ 2
Moto G™ by Motorola
Samsung Brightside™
Moto X™ (2nd Gen.)
Verizon 4G LTE USB Modem UML295
LG Exalt™
Samsung Gusto® 2
hum by Verizon
Verizon Ellipsis® 10
GizmoPal® 2 by LG
GizmoGadget™ by LG
Samsung Convoy® 4
Nokia Lumia 822
BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930 smartphone
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MHS291L
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot - AC791L
Nokia Lumia Icon
Verizon 4G LTE Broadband Router
Samsung Intensity™ II
HTC One®
iPad® Pro
Verizon Wireless AirCard® 595
Gear S2
LG Revere®
Verizon MiFi™ 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot - OTA
LG Optimus Zone™ 2 Prepaid
Samsung Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH-LC11
LG Terra™
LG Cosmos™ 2
DROID RAZR by MOTOROLA
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 4620LE
LG Optimus Exceed™ 2
LG Octane™
Verizon LTE Internet and Home Phone
Blackberry Classic
Lucid™3 by LG
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (7.0)
Samsung Galaxy S® III mini
DROID RAZR MAXX HD by MOTOROLA
Samsung Intensity™ III
HTC One® (M8) for Windows®
DROID INCREDIBLE 4G LTE by HTC
Gear S®
iPad® Air 2
LG Revere® 2
LTE Internet (Installed)
Samsung Convoy™
Lancet™ for Android™
Verizon SureResponse®
HTC 10™
Lancet™
LG Accolade™
Watch Urbane™ 2nd Edition LTE
PRIV™ by Blackberry®
DROID RAZR MAXX by MOTOROLA
DROID RAZR HD by MOTOROLA
DROID DNA by HTC
LG enV®3
LG Exalt™II
Apple® iPad® mini with Retina display
BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone
BlackBerry® Q10 smartphone
LG G Pad™ X8.3
Apple® iPad® Air™
G Pad™ 10.1 LTE
HTC One® remix
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
Samsung Gusto®
Casio G'zOne Ravine®
LG Cosmos™
G Pad™ 7.0 LTE
Enact™ by LG
Apple® iPad® with Wi-Fi + 4G
Samsung Galaxy Stellar™
Galaxy Tab E (8.0)
Verizon Wireless USB760 Modem
Kyocera DuraXV+
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)
BlackBerry® Z30 smartphone
Ellipsis® Kids
Apple® iPad® mini
Motorola RAZR V3m
LG VX8300
DROID BIONIC by MOTOROLA
DROID 4 by MOTOROLA
DROID by MOTOROLA
Microsoft Surface 3
DROID 3 by MOTOROLA
Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
Lucid™ by LG
DROID INCREDIBLE 2 by HTC
DROID X by MOTOROLA
iPad Pro™ (9.7-inch)
Samsung Galaxy™ Stratosphere™ II
Samsung Illusion™
LG Extravert™
Hydro ELITE by KYOCERA
DROID X2 by MOTOROLA
BlackBerry® Bold 9650 smartphone
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)
Samsung Galaxy Tab®
Google Nexus 7
Lucid™2 by LG
Samsung Haven™
Motorola Barrage™
LG Vortex™
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (8.0)
HTC One® max
Verizon MiFi™2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot
LG 4G LTE USB Modem VL600
Galaxy Tab E
Motorola MOTO™ W755
HTC Desire® 612
Samsung Alias™ 2
LG Optimus Zone™
Samsung Intensity™
LG enV®2
Pantech Hotshot™
iPad® mini 4
LG enV® TOUCH
LG VX5500
Delphi Connect with 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot
Windows Phone 8X by HTC
Pantech Jest™ 2
Casio G'zOne Boulder®
Apple® iPad® with Retina display
Samsung Fascinate™
Pantech Breakout™
Moto X™ - Designed by You (2nd Generation)
Samsung Smooth™
BlackBerry® Tour™ 9630 smartphone
Pantech Perception™
Samsung Galaxy Note® Pro
BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930 smartphone without camera
Motorola XOOM™ 4G LTE
Moto X™ - Designed by You
LG Cosmos™ Touch
Samsung Galaxy™ Stratosphere™
Verizon Wireless UMW190 Global USB Modem
Samsung ATIV SE™
Spectrum™ 2 by LG
DROID CHARGE by SAMSUNG
LG VX8360
Samsung Knack™
LG Migosm
Samsung Galaxy Tab® (10.1)
Nokia Lumia 2520
THUNDERBOLT™ by HTC
Sony Xperia® Z2
Verizon Fivespot™ Global Ready™ 3G Mobile Hotspot
ZenPad™ Z8
Pantech Marauder™
Samsung Galaxy Legend™
DROID 2 GLOBAL by MOTOROLA
Samsung Galaxy Tab® S
Verizon Converged VOIP Device
Intuition™ by LG
Samsung ATIV Odyssey™
Casio G'zOne Brigade®
DROID INCREDIBLE by HTC
Samsung SCH-u340
Motorola W385
iPad® mini 3
Verizon Wireless AirCard® 595U USB Modem
LG VX5400
Dell™ Vostro™ V13 Laptop
Samsung Gear S2 classic
Verizon Wireless UM175 USB Modem
HTC Rhyme™
DROID 2 by MOTOROLA
Casio G'zOne Rock™
Luge™ by Motorola Prepaid
Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1
Verizon Wireless USB720 Modem
HTC Rezound™
Samsung Galaxy Tab® (7.7)
Verizon Wireless G'zOne Type-S
Samsung Galaxy Camera®
DROID PRO by MOTOROLA
BlackBerry® Pearl™ Flip 8230 smartphone
BlackBerry® Curve™ 9330 smartphone
LG Voyager™
Samsung Galaxy View
Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1 2014 Edition
Samsung SCH-u410
Motorola MOTO™ VU204
LG Ally™
Verizon Wireless Escapade®
LG VX8350
BlackBerry® Storm2™ 9550 smartphone Prepaid
BlackBerry® Curve™ 8530 smartphone
Blackberry Classic Non-Camera
Samsung Reality™
Apple® iPad® with Wi-Fi and MiFi® 2200 Hotspot
Delphi Connect
BlackBerry® Curve™ 8330 smartphone
Samsung Juke
Revolution™ by LG
Motorola Adventure™ V750
LG Enlighten®
Spectrum™ by LG
Apple® iPad®
Samsung Alias™
HTC Trophy™
Verizon Wireless Coupe™
LG VX5300
LG Dare™
Pantech Crux™
G'zOne Boulder™ Black and Silver
LG Chocolate® Touch
Verizon Wireless UM150 USB Modem
Samsung SCH-u430
Casio G'zOne Ravine® 2 Non-Camera
HP Spectre x2
Sony Xperia® PLAY
BlackBerry® Torch™ 9850 smartphone
Verizon Wireless USB727 Modem
Verizon Wireless PC5750 PC Card
Pantech Caper™ Prepaid
Verizon Wireless CDM8975
Casio EXILIM
LG VX5200
LG Chocolate® 3
Samsung Gem™
Motorola Entice™
LG Chocolate®
Motorola W315
Motorola MOTOKRZR K1m
Sierra Wireless AirCard® 555D
BlackBerry® Curve™ 9370 smartphone
BlackBerry® 8830 World Edition smartphone
Samsung Zeal™
Samsung Omnia® II
HP® Pavilion dm1-3010nr Notebook
LG Optimus Exceed™ Prepaid
Samsung SCH-a930
Samsung SCH-a650
BlackBerry® Curve™ 9310 smartphone
LG VX6100
Motorola E815
Samsung SCH-u540
Motorola MOTO™ Z6c World Edition
Motorola V325i
DROID ERIS by HTC
LG VX3300
Verizon Wireless G'zOne Type-S Push to Talk without Camera
LG Clout™
LG VX3200
LG VX8100
Nokia 2705 Shade™ Non-Camera
DROID XYBOARD 10.1 by MOTOROLA
Motorola RAZR V3c
Sharp KIN™ ONE
Verizon Wireless PC770 2-in-1 Card and ExpressCard®
LG VX4650
Samsung Continuum™
LG enV®
LG Versa™
Samsung SCH-a870
Sierra Wireless AirCard® 580
Samsung Gleam®
Samsung Rogue™
Jest™
Motorola DEVOUR™ with MOTOBLUR™
Pantech PN-215
LG VX4500
Verizon Wireless V740 ExpressCard
HP® Mini 1151NR Netbook
Motorola XOOM™
Verizon Wireless Razzle™
Verizon Wireless CDM8950
Gateway® LT2016u Netbook
Motorola Rival™
Samsung SCH-a670
Samsung N150 Netbook
DROID XYBOARD 8.2 by MOTOROLA
Motorola V325
LG VX8700
Samsung SCH-a950
LG Glance™
Motorola CITRUS™
Samsung Sway™
Nokia 6205
Verizon Wireless Adamant™
Samsung SCH-u550
Motorola MOTO™ Z6cx World Edition without Camera
Pantech PN-820
Motorola MOTO Q™ 9c
LG VX6000
Sharp KIN™ TWO
LG Fathom®
Nokia 2366i
Samsung FlipShot®
DROID R2D2 by MOTOROLA
Motorola Krave™ ZN4
Motorola RAZR V3m in Gray
Verizon Wireless Salute™
HP® Mini 110-3098NR Netbook
HP® Pavilion dm1-2010nr Entertainment Notebook
Spartan GoCam™
LG VENUS™
Nokia 6215i
Nokia 7705 Twist™
Samsung Trance™
Samsung Omnia®
Samsung SCH-i760
Nokia 7205 Intrigue™
HP® Mini 210-1076NR Netbook
Sharp KIN™ ONEm
Nokia 2705 Shade™
Verizon AD3700 Global USB Modem
Motorola MOTORIZR Z6tv
Samsung i700 Pocket PC
Verizon Wireless Blitz® Prepaid
Motorola Q™
LG VX9400
Samsung SCH-a630
Samsung SCH-a850
Motorola V60s
Samsung SCH-i730
Motorola V325xi
Motorola T730
Verizon Wireless USB1000 Global USB Modem
Verizon Wireless PN-300
Verizon Wireless CDM 7075
Kyocera KX1v
Motorola V265
Nokia 2128i
Compaq® Mini CQ10-688nr Netbook
Nokia 3589i
Sharp KIN™ TWOm
LG V
HTC Touch Pro™
Verizon XU870 Global ExpressCard®
HP® Mini 311-1037NR Netbook
Motorola MOTOSLVR L7C
Nokia 6315i
Verizon Wireless V640
Nokia 6236i
BlackBerry® 7250
Samsung SCH-a795
Samsung i600 Smartphone
Kyocera KX414
Samsung SCH-a310
Kyocera KX444
HTC Apache XV6700
Motorola C333
Samsung Renown™
Pantech PN-210
Samsung SCH-a970
Nokia 2285
Motorola MOTO Q™ music 9m
Nokia 2605 Mirage
Kyocera SE47
Kyocera KX2
Motorola C343
LG VX4700
Motorola MOTORAZR maxx Ve
Motorola V276
Kyocera K323
Motorola Rapture™ VU30
Motorola V276 Prepaid
Kyocera KPC650
Motorola T720
Samsung SCH-n330
HP® Mini 110-1046NR Netbook
Samsung SCH-u620
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4
BlackBerry® 7750
Samsung Saga™
Samsung SCH-a610
Verizon Wireless V620
Verizon Wireless XV6600 without Camera
Motorola T300p
Kyocera K404
Motorola V710
Nokia 6305i
Samsung SCH-a790
LG VX2000
Motorola V60p
Verizon KPC680 ExpressCard®
Samsung SCH-a990
Samsung SCH-a530
Motorola V120e
HTC Merge®
Nokia 6015i Prepaid
HTC Ozone™ with TALKS™ for Verizon Wireless
Samsung SCH-a890
Samsung Glyde™
Verizon Wireless U630 PC Card
Samsung SCH-i830
Moto Z Force Droid Edition
Moto Z Droid Edition
Motorola V65p

Accessories

Activation & Initial Setup

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Get the most out of your new smartphone with this list of practical tips to help you get started.
Verizon Cloud FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about our digital cloud storage service that you can use to back up and sync your contacts, photos, videos and more.
Activate, Switch or Bring Your Own Device FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn how to set up a new or old device on an existing line of your account online through My Verizon.
Device Replacement Program
[General Information]
See all your options for replacing your phone or tablet if it’s lost, stolen, broken, defective or otherwise in need of replacement.
Equipment Protection FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about our device insurance and protection programs that cover loss, theft, accidental physical and liquid damage, and defects after the manufacturer's warranty expires.
Transfer Your Contacts and Media
[Online Tool]
Find out how to transfer your contacts, pictures, videos and songs from your old phone to your new one with this helpful online tool.
Equipment Protection Programs
[General Information]
Learn about the different insurance and protection options for your device, including monthly cost, deductable and coverage.
How to Use Guide: Verizon Cloud
[How to Use Guide]
Get step-by-step instructions for how to sign up for and manage Verizon Cloud online. Learn how to upload contacts, pictures, videos, music, documents and more.
How to Activate Your Device
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to activate a device on your existing My Verizon account.
Length: 3:07
What is Verizon Cloud?
[Video]
Watch this video to learn about the features of Verizon Cloud - like content transfer, media storage, photo printing and more.
Length: 2:09
Quick Guide for Your Certified Like-New Replacement Device
[How to Use Guide]
Certified Like-New Replacement Device Activation and Shipping Guides
How to transfer content from your old Android phone to your new Android phone
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to transfer content from your old Android phone to your new Android phone using Verizon Cloud in a few simple steps.
Length: 2:09
How to Swap Phones on Your Account
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to switch your device with another person on your account.
Length: 1:54
Using My Verizon to Activate a Phone
[General Information]
Learn how to bring your own phone to your account online through My Verizon.
How to Switch Devices on Your Account
[General Information]
See how to swap phones on your account through My Verizon.
Perform Over-The-Air (OTA) Activation
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To perform initial activation/setup on your 3G smartphone or basic phone, view this info. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Getting Started with Your New Smartphone - Upgrade
[Video]
Are you upgrading to a new smartphone? This video shows the steps to transition from your old phone to your new one.
Length: 2:00
How to transfer content from your old Android phone to your new iPhone
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to transfer content from your old Android phone to your new iPhone using Verizon Cloud in a few simple steps.
Length: 2:08
How to transfer content from your old iPhone to your new Android phone
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to transfer content from your old iPhone to your new Android phone using Verizon Cloud in a few simple steps.
Length: 2:06
Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Get the most out of your new smartphone with this list of practical tips to help you get started.
Activation and Shipping Guide: 3G Android™ Smartphone
[How to Use Guide]
Instructions on activating a replacement 3G Android Smartphone and shipping your defective device back to us.
Email and Web for Smartphone Download & Set Up Instructions
[PDF]
Instructions for setting up email on your Smartphone.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Adding Additional Accounts
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to add additional accounts to your Illusion.

Back Up & Transfer Content

Back Up & Transfer Content Between Devices
[General Information]
Learn the simple way to back up and transfer content with Verizon Cloud and find out about other options.
Access Content Transfer App - Android™ Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Download and install the Content Transfer App to your Android Smartphone to assist with transferring contacts and media between devices.
Transfer Content - Content Transfer App - Android™ Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
On your Android Smartphone use the Content Transfer App to assist with transferring contacts and media between devices.
Media Share - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How to Use Guide: Transferring Media to an Android™ Smartphone
[How to Use Guide]
How to Use Guide for Transferring Media to an Android™ Smartphone
How to transfer your content from your old phone to your new phone
[Video]
With the Content Transfer app, it's easy to transfer your content from your old phone to your new phone. Find out how.
Length: 2:27
Transfer Music Files - Samsung Illusion™ i110
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To transfer or move music files / songs between your device and a computer/PC, use this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
USB Mass Storage - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Basics

Accessories FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about accessories from Verizon Wireless.
Determining Verizon Wireless Service Availability - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Our Verizon coverage map may show why you're having trouble with device setup/activation, media transfers, apps, data connections, email, messaging, and placing/receiving calls. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues...

Battery & Power

Battery Issues - Battery Usage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Wireless Charging FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about wireless charging with your mobile device.
Charging Issues - Removable Battery Devices
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your phone's removable battery isn't charging or holding a charge, this provides some helpful tips. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Battery Troubleshooting Basics
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove the Battery - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Soft Reset - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Soft reset can help if a device is resetting (turning off and on), isn't working (crashing, freezes, not ringing, not vibrating, not placing or receiving calls), device locks up, keypad doesn't respond. A soft reset is like rebooting your computer and is often used as the first step in any troubleshooting....
Galaxy Nexus by Samsung Battery Tips
[Video]
Instructional video that shows you how to use the power management application on your Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
Length: 1:13
Insert the Battery - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Manager - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Extend Battery Life - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Bluetooth

Bluetooth FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn more about Bluetooth wireless networking, and how to use it on your Verizon Wireless devices.
Using the Bluetooth® Headset Pairing Guide
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This links to our guide for connecting/pairing your device to Bluetooth headsets, speakers, keyboards and other accessories. Also links to the Bluetooth car compatibility matrix. Visit our Bluetooth FAQs for additional info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting...
How to Use Guide: Transferring Media to an Android™ Smartphone
[How to Use Guide]
How to Use Guide for Transferring Media to an Android™ Smartphone
Bluetooth® On/Off - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Calling & Dialing

Remove a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To add a free temporary block to stop unwanted calls and messages, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Placing an International Call
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Verizon Messages - HD Video Calling
[Video]
Verizon Messages now offers HD voice and video calling on your tablet, right through the app. Watch this video to learn how to set up HD calling and make calls.
Length: 1:46
Announcement 11 - Authentication error
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 2 - Invalid Number
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Ensure The 10-Digit Mobile Number Or Email Address is Being Entered Correctly
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This may help if you're having trouble sending a picture/text message. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Add Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Call Waiting - Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 3 - Suspended Service
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 4 - Dialing Change
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 9 - Roamer Dialing Instructions
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 1 - No page response
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 39 - Authentication Error
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Call History - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
DTMF - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Dial a Number - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Redial - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Viewing Missed Calls and Adding as a Contact
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to view missed calls and add a missed call as a contact on your Illusion Smartphone.

Camera, Photos & Videos

Ensure Picture/Video Message does not Exceed File Size Limit
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're having issues sending/receiving pictures and videos, this may help. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Google Photos
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Galaxy Nexus by Samsung Camera
[Video]
Instructional video that shows you how to use the camera on your Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
Length: 2:06
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Changing Shooting Mode
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide on how to change the shooting mode on your Illusion.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Deleting a Picture
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide on how to delete a picture on your Illusion.

Computer/PC Connectivity

Create a Paired Connection - Windows® 7
[Device-Specific Instructions]
USB Debugging Mode - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your computer/PC doesn't recognize your wireless device / USB when it's inserted/connected, this may help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Contacts

Transfer Your Contacts and Media
[Online Tool]
Find out how to transfer your contacts, pictures, videos and songs from your old phone to your new one with this helpful online tool.
Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv)/vCard file - Gmail™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps import contacts/numbers to Gmail from a saved file (.csv). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Import Contacts - Android™ - Gmail
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Caller-ID Image - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Adding a Contact to a Group
[Interactive Simulation]
A step-by-step guide for adding a contact to a group on your Illusion Smartphone.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Deleting a Contact
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to delete a contact from your contact list in your Illusion.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Joining Contacts
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide on how to join contacts in your Illusion.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Sharing Contact Information
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for sharing contact information on your Illusion Smartphone.

Data

Data Usage FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about how your devices use data, how to determine the right amount of data for the devices on your account, and tools to monitor your data usage
Promotional Data FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn the about the options to add promotional data to your devices on the new Verizon Plan.
Data Utilization FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about a free online tool that helps you understand how the devices on your account are using data. Access it through My Verizon and My Verizon Mobile.
Data Gifting FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the data gifting program where you can give extra data to others as a gift, and receive it too.
Turn Off/On Facebook® Video Auto Play
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Galaxy Nexus by Samsung Managing Data Usage
[Video]
Instructional video that shows you how to use the data management application on your Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
Length: 2:51
Conserve Data Usage - Google+
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Enable/Disable Data - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Data Roaming - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't connect to the Internet / have no network connection or can't send/receive email/text/pics/videos, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Date & Time

Date and Time Settings - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device ID & Info

Troubleshooting FAQs
[FAQs]
Frequently Asked Questions about device Troubleshooting from Verizon Wireless. Get quick answers to common device issues.
Damaged Device Fee FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's assessed if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement device and your returned device is found damaged.
Check for Water Damage - Samsung
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Device Info - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Locating the 4G SIM PIN / PUK
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to find the SIM PIN and PUK numbers for your 4G LTE SIM card.
How to Use Guide: Identifying Device Damage
[How to Use Guide]
A How to Use guide about identifying device damage.
Locating ESN or MEID Numbers on Handsets
[General Information]
How to locate the ESN or MEID number on handsets.
View Phone Information - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Signal Strength - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View MAC Address - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Settings

Turn TalkBack On/Off - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
System Select - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Accelerometer Rotation - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If the screen/display on your device doesn't flip or rotate, this shows how to fix it. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Adjust Display Settings - Samsung Illusion
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Adjust Font Settings - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Alerts - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
DTMF - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restriction Settings - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Changing Text Input Method
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for changing the text input method on your Illusion.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Changing the Home Screen Default
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to change the Home screen default on your Illusion.
System Select - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Touchscreen Settings - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Email/Gmail

Unlock a Gmail™ Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't remember your Gmail user name/password or your account has been locked, this info will help you. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Update the Gmail™ Password - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Internet Spam Blocking - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To permanently block text message spam sent from email addresses, email domains and/or text nicknames, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Launch Good Mobile Messaging - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Recover Gmail™ Sign-in Information
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps if you're receiving invalid Gmail user name/password errors or your account has been locked. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Create Gmail™ Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Standard Email Messaging Ports
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv)/vCard file - Gmail™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps import contacts/numbers to Gmail from a saved file (.csv). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Delete Gmail™ Messages - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Gmail™ Messages - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Gmail™ Notifications - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Windows®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Macintosh®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Gmail™ Auto Signature - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reply to a Gmail™ Message - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Gmail™ Sync - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Account Sync Settings - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Email and Web for Smartphone Download & Set Up Instructions
[PDF]
Instructions for setting up email on your Smartphone.
Gmail™ Notifications - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove Corporate Email Account (Exchange ActiveSync®) - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Removing then re-adding a corporate email account (Exchange ActiveSync) often fixes login / not receiving email issues. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Remove a Gmail™ Account - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Removing then re-adding a Gmail account often fixes login / not receiving email issues. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Remove a Personal (POP/IMAP) Account - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Removing then re-adding an email account often fixes login / not receiving email issues. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Accessing the Universal Inbox
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide for accessing the universal inbox features of your Illusion.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Sending an Email to a Group
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to send an email to a group using your Illusion Smartphone.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Setting Up Personal Email
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to set up a personal email account on your Illusion.
View Email Messages - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Find My Phone

How to Find Your Phone
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to locate a lost or stolen Android, Apple, Windows or Blackberry device.
Remotely Lock Device - Android™ Device Manager
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you would like to remotely locate, ring, lock or erase your device from a computer, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.

GPS & Location Based Services

Find My Mobile - Samsung
[Device-Specific Instructions]
E911 Compliance FAQs
[FAQs]
Review information about calling 911 from your mobile phone.
Find Current Location (Google Maps™)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Find Driving Directions (Google™ Maps)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Wireless Location Based Services FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about location based services.
Location Mode - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Download an Offline Map (Google™ Maps)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Improving GPS Performance
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add Layers (Google Maps™)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
GPS Location - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Gestures & Motions

Proximity Sensor On/Off - Samsung
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Gestures (Google Maps™)
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Home Screen

Turn Android™ Device Manager On or Off
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remotely Ring Device - Android™ Device Manager
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you would like to remotely locate, ring, lock or erase your device from a computer, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Remotely Erase Device - Android™ Device Manager
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you would like to remotely locate, ring, lock or erase your device from a computer, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Galaxy Nexus by Samsung Customizing
[Video]
Instructional video that shows you how to customize your Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
Length: 3:58
Window Shade - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about Mobile Hotspot which lets you share your device's Internet connection with other devices using Wi-Fi. Also, find out how to use it and how you're charged for it.
Mobile HotSpot - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Mobile HotSpot On/Off - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Managing Users in Mobile Hotspot
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to manage the users who can access your Illusion's Mobile Hotspot.

Internet & Web Browser

View Browser History - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Determining Internet Connection Speeds
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reboot the Router
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Clear Temporary Internet Files - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're having trouble connecting to the Internet or a web page won't display on your device, follow these steps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Enable/Disable Data - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Web Browser - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Browser Bookmark - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Browser Cookies On/Off - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't browse the Internet or view website images on your device, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
JavaScript Settings - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't view websites or pages won't load/render on your Samsung Illusion, checking your JavaScript settings often helps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Opening and Closing Browser Windows
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual walkthrough of opening and closing windows in your Illusion's Web browser.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Searching by Voice
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide for searching by voice on your Illusion.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Searching the Web
[Interactive Simulation]
Explore the most common ways to search the Web while on a Illusion.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Searching the Web from the Home Screen
[Interactive Simulation]
Explore how to search the Web from the Home screen of your Illusion.
Samsung Illusion™ Web Browsing
[Video]
Using Web Browsing on Your Samsung Illusion™
Length: 1:52
Websites - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Keyboard

Turn Voice Input On/Off - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
You can use voice input on your Android device to type hands-free instead of using your keyboard. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Language

Language Selection - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Remotely Lock Device - Android™ Device Manager
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you would like to remotely locate, ring, lock or erase your device from a computer, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Restore Default Settings - Samsung
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Password Options - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Phone Lock - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Locking and Unlocking the Device
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to use the security features to lock and unlock your Illusion Smartphone.
Turn Off Screen Lock - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Unlock the Device - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Memory/Storage

My InfoZone Widget FAQs
[FAQs]
Frequently Asked Questions about the InfoZone Widget
View Storage Meter/Upgrade Memory - Verizon Cloud - Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To see how much Cloud storage you have left or to add more storage for pictures, music, videos and documents, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Memory Card Formatting
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove the Memory Card - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check Memory - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Insert the Memory Card - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Memory Card Formatting - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Music

MP3 Player FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about playing music on your mobile device.
Play Music Files - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Transfer Music Files - Samsung Illusion™ i110
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To transfer or move music files / songs between your device and a computer/PC, use this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Navigating & Multitasking

Recently Used Apps - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Accessing the Notifications Panel
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to access the Notifications panel of your Illusion Smartphone.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Clearing Notifications
[Interactive Simulation]
Explore how to clear notifications on your Illusion Smartphone.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Getting Around on Your Device
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive map of the most important features of your Illusion Smartphone.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Turning the Device On and Off
[Interactive Simulation]
Explore how to power your Illusion Smartphone on and off.

Near Field Communication (NFC)

Galaxy Nexus by Samsung Using Android Beam
[Video]
Instructional video that shows you how use the Android Beam to on your Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
Length: 2:09

Operating System & Software

Android Operating System (OS) FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Android operating system, including what it is, how to find your version, how to get an update and more.
Samsung Software Upgrade Assistant
[Updates]
Connect your device to a computer with Internet access using your USB cable to download the Software Upgrade Assistant to your computer and update your device.
Samsung Software Repair Assistant
[Updates]
If you run into software issues while updating your device, our Software Repair Assistant tool can attempt to repair them. The tool may be helpful if your device isn't fully or can't power up to the Home screen.
Factory Data Reset (Powered On) - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
A factory data (hard) reset may help with: screen not working (blank or frozen screen), application issues (app crashing, app freezing, app running slow), keypad/touch screen not working, audio problems (can't hear, making noises), not being able to place or receive calls, device not syncing. Before performing...
Software Update: Samsung Illusion
[Updates]
Discover the benefits of the most recent software update available, and view instructions for how to download it to your Samsung Illusion.
Factory Data Reset (Powered Off) - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
A factory data (hard) reset may help with: screen not working (blank or frozen screen), application issues (app crashing, app freezing, app running slow), keypad/touch screen not working, audio problems (can't hear, making noises), not being able to place or receive calls, device not syncing. Before performing...
Install System Updates - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Software Version - Samsung Illusion
[Device-Specific Instructions]

SIM Card

Locate the 4G SIM PIN/PUK - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're unable to send/receive calls or connect to the Internet, this could help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
4G SIM Card Tips and Tricks
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Resolve Volume Issues
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Alerts - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Ringtones - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Speakerphone - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Vibrate Mode - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Volume Controls - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
When you aren't getting notifications or your device doesn't vibrate/ring when receiving calls/texts/emails, you might need to adjust volume controls. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions...

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Text Messaging FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn all about text messaging, including how much it costs, how to do it and more.
Create and Send a Text Message - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you'd like to send a text message from your computer/PC to another Verizon Wireless number, this info helps. If you're having issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Text to Landline FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about sending a text message to a non-mobile phone, including how much it costs and how the recipient will get the message.
Verizon Messages - Basic Use
[Video]
Verizon Messages is a text messaging app from Verizon Wireless. Use Verizon Messages on available smartphones to send and receive messages easily.
Length: 1:21
Send Picture/Video Message using Email
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Sideshare FAQs
[FAQs]
Sideshare is an Android app that lets you share information, like text and photos, while on calls. You can also review and edit content live during calls.
Verizon Messages - Getting Creative
[Video]
Add a personal touch to your messages with some of the easy tools in Verizon Messages. Customize pictures, and even send an eGift from one of over 30 merchants.
Length: 0:58
Verizon Messages - Scheduling Messages and Driving Mode
[Video]
With Verizon Messages, schedule a message to be sent at a later time or date and use driving mode to stay safe while you're on the road.
Length: 0:59
Cancel Text Messaging Subscriptions
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Picture / Video Messaging email address
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Auto Receive Messages - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Delete Messages - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Message Options - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Adjusting Video Setting for MMS Messages
[Interactive Simulation]
A how-to guide for adjusting your Illusion's video for MMS messages.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Sending a Message to a Group
[Interactive Simulation]
A step-by-step walkthrough for sending a group text message using your Illusion Smartphone.
View Text Messages - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Get the most out of your new smartphone with this list of practical tips to help you get started.
Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Get the most out of your new smartphone with this list of practical tips to help you get started.
Access Menus with Long Press - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Turn TalkBack On/Off - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Wallpapers/Theme

Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Changing the Wallpaper
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to change your Illusion's wallpaper or background.
Wallpaper - Picture - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Wi-Fi & Network

Wi-Fi FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about using Wi-Fi networks with a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet.
Add a Wi-Fi Network - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Samsung Illusion™ Using Wi-Fi Direct
[Video]
Using Wi-Fi Direct on Your Samsung Illusion™
Length: 1:52
Samsung Illusion™ Connecting to Wi-Fi
[Video]
Using Wi-Fi Connectivity on Your Samsung Illusion™
Length: 1:12
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Turning Off Wi-Fi®
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive guide to turning off Wi-Fi on your Illusion Smartphone.
Samsung Illusion™ Simulator: Turning On Wi-Fi®
[Interactive Simulation]
Explore how to turn on Wi-Fi for your Illusion.
Wi-Fi On/Off - Samsung Illusion™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

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