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V20™
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Pantech 4G LTE Global USB Modem UML290
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime™
LG G4™
Droid Turbo in Ballistic Nylon
Hum+ by Verizon
DuraForce PRO with Sapphire Shield
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ZTE Blade™ Vantage Prepaid
Microsoft Surface 3
DuraXV
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GizmoPal™
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LG Cosmos™ 3
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PRIV™ by BlackBerry®
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Galaxy J3 Mission
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LG G3
Verizon Verizon SmartHub with Voice
LG Optimus Zone™ 3
ZenFone™ V Live
Samsung Gear S3 frontier
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DROID MAXX 2
Verizon Wireless Home Phone T2000
Motorola moto e5 play
BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930 smartphone
LG V30®
Verizon 4G LTE USB Modem 551L
Verizon Global USB Modem USB730L
Samsung Galaxy S® III
Verizon Ellipsis® 10
Samsung 4G LTE Network Extender 2
Galaxy J7 V (2nd Gen.)
Toyota Connected Car
Moto G Play
Kyocera DuraXV+
LG V10™
LTE Internet (Installed)
LG Exalt™
Apple® iPad® (6th Generation) 9.7-inch
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moto g6 play
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Brigadier™ by Kyocera
Samsung Galaxy J3 (3rd Gen.)
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 4620LE
Casio G'zOne Ravine® 2
Casio G'zOne Commando®
Verizon 4G LTE USB Modem UML295
Sony Xperia® Z3v
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Ellipsis™ Jetpack® MHS815L
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MHS291L
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HTC One® (M8)
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LG K4™ LTE
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BlackBerry® Q10 smartphone
HTC 10™
Samsung Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH-LC11
LG Revere®
Humx
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
LG G2
LG G Vista
Apple® iPad Pro® (12.9-inch)
Casio G'zOne Commando® 4G LTE
Apple® iPad Pro® (10.5-inch)
Apple® iPad Air® 2
LG G Pad 8.3 LTE
Verizon MiFi™ 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot - OTA
Apple® iPad mini™ with Retina display
Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
ASUS ZenFone™ AR
Gear S2
Gear S®
Samsung Galaxy S® 4 mini
Samsung Brightside™
Arlo Go
Verizon GizmoTab™
DROID ULTRA by MOTOROLA
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BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone
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DROID RAZR by MOTOROLA
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Verizon Wireless USB760 Modem
HTC One M9
BlackBerry® Z30 smartphone
LG Octane™
BlackBerry® Bold 9650 smartphone
Apple® iPad Pro®
Verizon MiFi™2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot
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LG Accolade™
Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1
Nokia Lumia 928
HTC One®
Apple® iPad® with Wi-Fi + 4G
Samsung Haven™
Moto X™ (2nd Gen.)
LG Cosmos™ 2
HP Elite x2 1012
HTC Desire® 526
LG Revere® 2
Samsung Intensity™ III
Samsung Gusto®
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
HTC Desire® 626
Apple® iPad mini® 4
Apple® iPad®
Apple® iPad Pro® (9.7-inch)
DROID RAZR MAXX HD by MOTOROLA
Apple® iPad Air®
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)
LG VX8300
Galaxy Note® Edge
Samsung Knack™
Yealink One TalkSM IP DECT Phone Bundle
LG enV®3
LG 4G LTE USB Modem VL600
LG Terra™
Samsung Galaxy Camera®
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)
Motorola MOTO™ W755
Nokia Lumia 822
LG Exalt™II
Spartan GoCam™
Apple® iPad mini™
LG G Pad™ X8.3
Samsung Gear S3 classic
G Pad™ 7.0 LTE
Delphi Connect with 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot
Pantech Hotshot™
Nexus 6
LG Cosmos™ Touch
Ellipsis® Kids
Casio G'zOne Boulder®
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (8.0)
Motorola Barrage™
Sony Xperia® Z2
Samsung Galaxy S® III mini
Samsung Smooth™
LG enV®2
Samsung Galaxy Tab® (10.1)
Apple® iPad® with Wi-Fi and MiFi® 2200 Hotspot
Verizon Ellipsis® 10 HD
LG Cosmos™
LG VX5500
HTC One® (M8) for Windows®
Verizon Fivespot™ Global Ready™ 3G Mobile Hotspot
LG Extravert™
Samsung Alias™ 2
Casio G'zOne Rock™
LG enV® TOUCH
Lexus Connected Car
Samsung Intensity™
Verizon Wireless UMW190 Global USB Modem
Nokia Lumia Icon
Watch Urbane™ 2nd Edition LTE
DROID DNA by HTC
G Pad™ 10.1 LTE
Verizon Wireless UM175 USB Modem
Verizon Wireless G'zOne Type-S
LG VX5400
DROID RAZR HD by MOTOROLA
Lancet™ for Android®
Motorola XOOM™ 4G LTE
Pantech Jest™ 2
Lucid™3 by LG
Nokia Lumia 2520
Samsung Galaxy Stellar™
DROID RAZR MAXX by MOTOROLA
Motorola W385
Apple® iPad mini™ 3
Samsung SCH-u340
HTC Desire® 612
Verizon Wireless PC5750 PC Card
Samsung Galaxy Tab® S
Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1 2014 Edition
Verizon Wireless Escapade®
HTC One® remix
Enact™ by LG
Samsung Galaxy Note® Pro
Samsung SCH-u430
HP Spectre x2
Samsung Gear S2 classic
LG VX8360
Samsung Galaxy™ Stratosphere™ II
Samsung SCH-a870
Google Nexus 7
Verizon Wireless PC770 2-in-1 Card and ExpressCard®
DROID 4 by MOTOROLA
Lucid™ by LG
Lancet™
Hydro ELITE by KYOCERA
Motorola MOTO™ VU204
Motorola Adventure™ V750
LG VX8350
Samsung SCH-u410
Samsung Reality™
Moto X™ - Designed by You (2nd Generation)
Lucid™2 by LG
LG VX5300
Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
Verizon Wireless Coupe™
Motorola V325i
Apple® iPad® with Retina display
LG VX5200
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Verizon Wireless CDM8975
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LG Clout™
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Luge™ by Motorola Prepaid
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Samsung SCH-a630
moto z3
Motorola RAZR V3m in Gray

Accessories

Accessories FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about accessories from Verizon Wireless.

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Total Equipment Coverage, Wireless Phone Protection and Extended Warranty
[General Information]
Learn which device insurance program is right for you. Get coverage for a device that is lost, stolen, damaged or get an extended warranty to cover defects.
How to Replace a Lost, Stolen or Broken Device
[General Information]
Learn how to file an insurance claim. See options for replacing your phone or tablet if it's lost, stolen, broken, defective or otherwise needs replacement.
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.
Transfer Contacts and Other Content Between Devices with this Interactive Guide
[Online Tool]
Use our online tool to guide you step by step to back up and transfer content. Choose the best method from Verizon Cloud, the Content Transfer app or USBcomputer.
Verizon Cloud - How to Use Guide
[How to Use Guide]
Get step-by-step instructions for how to sign up for and use Verizon Cloud online. Upload and back up your contacts, pictures, videos, music, documents and more.
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: 2:12
Activating Your New Android Tablet
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to activate and set up your Android tablet with Verizon Wireless.
Mobile Broadband Self Activation - 4G LTE
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD Tech Coach Video
[Video]
The Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD includes 24 months of unlimited Tech Coach support at no additional cost. See how Tech Coach can help you with virtually any question.
Length: 1:00
Set Up Device - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Getting to Know Your Verizon Ellipsis™ 8 HD
[PDF]
Get to know your new Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD with this quick reference guide.
Turn Off Android® Device Protection - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to turn off Android Device Protection for your Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD.
Turn On Android® Device Protection - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to turn Android Device Protection for your Ellipsis 8 HD tablet on.

Alerts & Reminders

Back Up & Transfer Content

Transfer Contacts & Other Content Between Devices
[General Information]
Find the best way to transfer your pictures, videos, contacts and other content from one device to another. See step-by-step instructions for devices by operating system.
Use the Content Transfer App to Move Content Between Devices
[Video]
With the Content Transfer app, it's easy to transfer your contacts and other content from your old phone to your new phone. Find out how.
Length: 2:58
Download and Install Content Transfer App - Android® Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to download and install the Content Transfer app on an Android smartphone.
Restore and Download Photos / Videos - Verizon Cloud - Android® Tablet
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to restore content on your Android tablet using Verizon Cloud.
Export / Import / Synchronize Contacts - Comma Separated Values (.csv) File or Vcard
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to export contacts to or import contacts from a .csv file or Vcard.
Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Yahoo! Mail
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to export your contacts to a CSV file using Yahoo Mail.

Basics

Remove Connected Device (E911) - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to remove a device from your Connected Devices list via the My Verizon website.
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 or receiving calls.
Update Connected Device Emergency Address (E911) - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to update the e911 address, used by emergency personnel, on your device.
Sign In / Out - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD: Charging Your Tablet
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to charge your Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD.
Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD: Getting to Know Your Tablet
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive map of the Home screen and buttons on your Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD.
Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD: Getting to Know the Back of Your Tablet
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn more about the back of your Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD.
Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD: Turning Your Tablet On and Off
[Interactive Simulation]
Learn how to power on and shut down your Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD.

Battery & Power

Power & Charging Issues - Non-Removable Battery Devices
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're having issues with your non-removable battery charging or not holding a charge, view this info.
Battery Issues - Battery Usage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This outlines potential causes of battery issues (device not charging/holding a charge, short battery life).
Power & Charging Issues - Removable Battery Devices
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're having issues with your removable battery charging or not holding a charge, here are some helpful tips.
Battery Troubleshooting Basics
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to extend battery life and troubleshoot battery issues on your phone.
Turn Battery Optimization On / Off - Android 6.0 and higher (Ellipsis®)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery optimization conserves power on your Ellipsis device and is turned on by default.
Battery Overview - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Bluetooth

Bluetooth FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn more about Bluetooth wireless networking, and how to use it on your Verizon Wireless devices.
Bluetooth® Help Guide
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's info on pairing Bluetooth with your vehicle and some FAQs.

Calendar

Calling & Dialing

Verizon Messages - HD Video Calling
[Video]
The Verizon Messages offers HD voice and video calling on your tablet through the app. Watch this video to learn how to set up HD calling and make calls.
Length: 1:46
Call Waiting - Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Camera, Photos & Videos

Restore and Download Photos / Videos - Verizon Cloud - Android® Tablet
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to restore content on your Android tablet using Verizon Cloud.
Common Camera Settings - Verizon Ellipsis 8® HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
For additional common camera settings, (flash, timer, front / rear camera, etc.), view this.

Computer/PC Connectivity

Create a Paired Connection - Windows® 7
[Device-Specific Instructions]
USB Debugging Mode - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Contacts

Transfer Contacts and Other Content Between Devices with this Interactive Guide
[Online Tool]
Use our online tool to guide you step by step to back up and transfer content. Choose the best method from Verizon Cloud, the Content Transfer app or USBcomputer.
Managing Contacts Using My Verizon
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to manage your contacts using My Cloud Media & Contacts in your My Verizon account. See how to remove, restore and sync your contacts.
Length: 2:21
Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Your Android Device
[Video]
Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts on your Android device.
Length: 3:21
Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Google
[Video]
Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts by using your Google account.
Length: 2:45
Back Up Contacts - Verizon Cloud - Android® Tablet
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to back up your contacts on your Android tablet.
Edit a Contact - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Contact - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Delete a Contact - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Data

Bonus Data FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the options to add bonus data to your devices on the new Verizon Plan.
Data Usage FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about how your devices use data and what tools are available to monitor your data allowance. See how to view current and historical data usage and set up data alert messages.
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 Facebook® Video Auto Play On / Off
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to turn automatic video play for Facebook on or off.
Change Verizon Data Service Plan (Prepaid) - Android® Tablet
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to change the Prepaid Verizon data service plan on an Android tablet.
Forgot Verizon Data Service Username / Password (Prepaid) - Android® Tablet
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view your username or reset your password for your Verizon data service on your Android tablet.
Conserve Data Usage - Google+
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Data Roaming - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Manage Data Usage - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to change the data usage cycle, view data usage and set data warnings and/or limits on your device.
Turn Data On / Off - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Date & Time

Device ID & Info

Damaged Device Fee FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's charged if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement and your returned device has been misused.
View Device Info - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you need the Device ID for a lost or stolen phone for an insurance claim or police report, this info can 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.
Check for Physical Damage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to help determine if your device has damage.
View Device Info - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View MAC Address - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Phone Number - Verizon Ellipsis™ 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Settings

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to turn on TalkBack settings for your Android device.
Airplane Mode - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Screen Inversion On / Off - Verizon Ellipsis™ 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If the color scheme on your Ellipsis 8 HD is reversed, view this.

Email/Gmail

Unlock a Gmail™ Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to unlock your Gmail Account if you don't know your username or password.
Update the Gmail Password - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Launch Good Mobile Messaging - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Standard Email Messaging Ports
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Change Password - Good Mobile Messaging - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to change your Good Mobile Messaging password on Android devices.
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.
Delete Gmail™ Messages - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Gmail™ Messages - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view a Gmail message on your device.
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.
Gmail™ Notifications - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to manage your Gmail notification settings.
Compose and Send Gmail™ Message - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to compose and send a Gmail message.
Reply to a Gmail™ Message - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to reply to a Gmail message.
Gmail™ Auto Signature - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to add, edit or remove a signature for your Gmail messages.
View Gmail™ Account Address / Username - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view your Gmail email address and username.
Add a User Account - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
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™ Sync - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Troubleshooting Personal and Corporate Email
[Video]
Learn to fix your personal and corporate email with just a few simple steps.
Length: 3:21

Find My Phone

How to Find Your Phone
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to locate a lost or stolen device. Find instructions for using a recovery method for your Android, Apple, Windows, Blackberry or Basic phone.
Turn Find My Device On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's info on how to remotely locate, lock, ring or erase your Android device.
Remotely Lock Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to remotely locate and lock your device.
Remotely Erase Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's info on how to remotely locate and erase your Android device.
Remotely Ring Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to cause your Android device to remotely ring so you can locate it.
Remotely Locate Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's info on how to locate your Android device remotely.

Gestures & Motions

Gestures - Google Maps™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Google Backup & restore

GPS & Location Based Services

Find Driving Directions - Google™ Maps
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Wireless Location Based Services FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about location based services.
Find Current Location - Google Maps™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Download an Offline Map (Google Maps™)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't get online or want to avoid global data charges while traveling, here's how to download a map.
Improving GPS Performance
[Device-Specific Instructions]
GPS Location Settings - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view / change GPS location settings, which can affect battery life and location accuracy.
Add Layers - Google Maps™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot FAQs
[FAQs]
Get an Internet connection by accessing your device's Wi Fi using Mobile Hotspot. Learn how to connect devices. Understand how your plan will be charged.

Internet & Web Browser

View Browser History - Android
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Allow / Block Browser Cookies - Chrome™ Browser - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't browse the internet or view website images via the Chrome browser on your device, view this info.
Save Pictures from Browser - Chrome™ Browser - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to save a photo on your Android Chrome Browser.
Disable Work Offline - Internet Browser
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to check if you're offline if you can't connect to the internet via computer with Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox.
Turn JavaScript On / Off - Chrome™ Browser - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't view web pages on your device, checking your JavaScript settings often helps.
Determining Internet Connection Speeds
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your connection speeds are slower than expected here's info on how you can test them.
Reboot the Router
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't connect to your Wi-Fi router, rebooting or restarting the may help.
Clear Temporary Internet Files - Chrome™ Browser - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're getting a 'page cannot be displayed' error or can't browse the internet, follow these steps.
Access Websites - Chrome™ Browser - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to access the Chrome browser on your Android device.
Web Browser - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Keyboard

Turn Voice Input On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to use voice input instead of the keyboard on your Android device to type hands-free.

Language

Asian Language FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn the basics about using Asian languages on smartphones or tablets, including how to find a device that offers the language you want.
Language Selection - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Change Device Password - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To change the method used to lock or unlock your Ellipsis 8 HD, view this info.
Smart Lock - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Unlock Screen - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To unlock the screen on your Ellipsis 8 HD, check out this info.
Password Options - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Up Screen Lock - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD: Setting Screen Security
[Interactive Simulation]
A visual guide for setting screen security on your Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD to help protect your private information.

Memory/Storage

View Storage Meter / Upgrade Memory - Verizon Cloud - Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to increase or check your Verizon Cloud storage space via the Cloud website.
Format SD Card via PC
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to format or erase your memory card using a computer.
Format SD Card - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Insert SD Card - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check Memory - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove SD Card - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Music

Rename a Music Playlist - Google Play™ Music - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to rename a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.
Create Music Playlist - Google Play™ Music - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to create a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.
Play Music Files - Google Play™ Music - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to play music files via the Google Play Music app.
Add a Song to a Music Playlist - Google Play™ Music - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to add a song to a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.
Delete a Music Playlist - Google Play™ Music - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to delete a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.
Remove a Song from a Music Playlist - Google Play™ Music - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to remove a song from a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Operating System & Software

Android Operating System (OS) FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Android operating system, including what it is, how to find your current OS version, how to get an update and more.
Remove Ransomware From the Device - Android
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Software Update - Software Upgrade Assistant (Quanta)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to upgrade the software on your Quanta device if the software update failed.
Repair Assistant - Software Upgrade Assistant (Quanta)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you need help/assistance upgrading the software on your device or the software update failed, this info helps.
Initial Setup - Software Upgrade Assistant (Quanta)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to install the Quanta Ellipsis Upgrade Assistant on your laptop or computer.
Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD Software Update
[Updates]
Get instructions on how to download the latest software update for improvements and fixes, including: the most up to date Android security patches on your device.

SIM Card

Locate the 4G SIM PIN / PUK - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're unable to make or receive calls or connect to the internet, this could help.
4G SIM Card Tips and Tricks
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Unblock SIM PIN - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your SIM PIN is blocked, here's info on how to unblock it.
Find your 4G SIM PIN / PUK
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to find the SIM PIN and PUK numbers for your 4G LTE SIM card.
Insert SIM Card - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Modify SIM PIN - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove SIM Card - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD: Inserting and Removing a Nano SIM Card
[Interactive Simulation]
Find out how to insert and remove a nano SIM card from your Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD.
Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD: Inserting and Removing a microSD Card
[Interactive Simulation]
Discover how to put and remove a microSD card into your Verizon Ellipsis 8 HD to add memory for photos, videos, music, documents and more.

Social Networking

Manage Facebook® Privacy
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Resolve Volume Issues
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Volume Controls - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Ringtones - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Vibrate Mode - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Create and Send a Text Message - My Verizon website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to send a text message from your computer/PC via your My Verizon account.
Verizon Messages - Basic Use
[Video]
Learn about the basic use of Verizon Messages, a text messaging app that lets you easily send and receive messages, attach photos to texts or group message.
Length: 1:24
Verizon Messages - On the Move
[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: 2:04
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: 1:31
Text Message Signature - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Access Menus with Long Press - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Up Printing - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to turn on TalkBack settings for your Android device.
Accessibility Settings - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to configure common accessibility settings for your Android smartphone or tablet.
Magnification Gestures / Touch Zoom - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to configure your magnification gestures on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Wallpapers/Theme

Set Wallpaper - Verizon Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Wi-Fi & Network

Wi-Fi FAQs
[FAQs]
Use Wi-Fi to get a wireless connection to the Internet. Learn how to use Wi Fi to avoid data charges.
Network Mode Settings - Ellipsis® 8 HD
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Troubleshooting a Wi-Fi Connection
[Video]
Having issues with your Wi-Fi connection? Have no fear! Follow these simple steps to get your Wi-Fi connection up and running.
Length: 2:55

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