ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Support Overview

Find device-specific support and online tools for your ZTE Blade Vantage 2.

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Accessories

Download and Install Samsung Gear Manager - Android® 

Here's how to install Samsung Gear Manager on your Android device.

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Activate Your New or Certified Pre-owned Verizon Smartphone

Get instructions on how to set up & activate a new or pre-owned smartphone with Verizon. Find out how to switch SIM cards & transfer content to your new device.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) - Switch to Verizon

Activate a device you own on an existing or new line on your Verizon account. Switch to Verizon from another carrier and learn how to port your number & BYOD.

Connect Your Device Directly to the PC

Here's how to connect your device directly to your PC.

How to use Verizon Cloud

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.

Obtaining USB Drivers for your Wireless Device

Here's some info to help you obtain USB drivers for your mobile device.

Perform Over-The-Air Activation (OTA)

Here's how to perform initial activation/setup on your 3G or 4G smartphone or basic phone.

Set up Verizon Prepaid Service - Android™

Here's how to activate prepaid service on an Android device.

Swap Phone Numbers between Devices on Your Account

Learn how to swap numbers quickly between two devices on your account using My Verizon. Get instructions on how to order a new sim card.

Validate Emergency Address (E911)

Here's info on validating your Emergency Address (E911).

Video: How to Activate Your Device
(length: 3:07)

Watch this video to learn how to activate a new device, or switch between devices, on your existing My Verizon account.
Length: 3:07

Video: How to Swap Phones on Your Account
(length: 1:54)

Watch this video to learn how to switch your device with another person on your account.
Length: 1:54

Video: What is Verizon Cloud?
(length: 2:12)

Watch this video to learn about the features of Verizon Cloud - like content transfer, media storage, photo printing and more.
Length: 2:12

View Verizon Wireless Coverage - International

Here's how to check for service availability around the world.

ZTE Blade Vantage 2 User Guide (PDF)

This User Guide can help you get the most out of your Blade Vantage 2. Learn about set up, advanced feature use and navigation.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Activate / Set Up Device

Here's how to quickly set up your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Add an Existing Google™ Account

Here's how to add an existing Google (Gmail) account to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Adjust Account Sync Settings

If you're not receiving email and app notifications, here's how to view sync settings on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Android™ Device Protection On / Off

Here's how to turn Android Device Protection for your Blade Vantage 2 on or off.

Alerts & Reminders

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Manage Alerts / Notifications

Here's how to change notification sounds for incoming calls or messages on your Blade Vantage 2.

Back Up & Transfer Content

Access Content Transfer App - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to access the Content Transfer app on your Android smartphone.

Content Transfer App - Transfer Content - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to use the Content Transfer app on your Android smartphone to transfer content between devices

Content Transfer Center

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.

Download and Install Content Transfer App - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to download and install the Content Transfer app on an Android smartphone.

Supported File Types for Transfer Via Bluetooth® - Blackberry®

Here's info on supported file types for Bluetooth transfers on a Blackberry device.

Transfer Content - Apple® iPhone® to Android™

Here's how to transfer content (e.g., contacts, photos, videos, etc.) from your iPhone to a new device.

Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch™ Mobile App (USB Cable Transfer)

Here's how to transfer content from your old device to your current Samsung phone.

Video: Use the Content Transfer App to Move Content Between Devices
(length: 2:58)

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Move Files from Internal Storage to SD / Memory Card

Here's how to move files from internal storage on your Blade Vantage 2 to an SD / memory card.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Move Music Files from Device

Here's how to transfer music files from your Blade Vantage 2 to a computer.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Move Music Files to Device

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your Blade Vantage 2 to a computer.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Move Pictures / Videos to Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your Blade Vantage 2.

Basics

Certified Like-New Replacement

Information regarding Verizon Wireless' Certified Like-New Replacement program.

How to Clean / Disinfect Your Device

Here's how to properly clean / disinfect / sanitize your smartphone / tablet / basic phone / smartwatch / jetpack.

My Verizon Website - Remove Connected Device (E911)

Here's how to remove a device from your Connected Devices list via the My Verizon website.

Battery & Power

Battery Issues - Battery Usage

This outlines potential causes of battery issues (device not charging/holding a charge, short battery life).

Power & Charging Issues - Non-Removable Battery Devices

If you're having issues with your non-removable battery charging or not holding a charge, view this info.

Power Cycle the Wireless Device

Here's how to power your device off then back on.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Extend Battery Life

Here's how to improve the battery life for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Insert Battery

Here's how to insert the battery into your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Power Saver Settings

Here's how to manage 'Power-saver' settings on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Remove Battery

Here's how to remove the battery from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Power Saver On / Off

Here's how to turn 'Power-saver' on or off to help manage battery performance for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Battery Info

Here's info on the battery specs (e.g., Usage Time, Standby Time, etc.) for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Battery Status

Here's how to view charging status, remaining battery and what uses the most battery on your Blade Vantage 2.

Bluetooth

Audible Tones (Beeping) Can Be Heard On a Bluetooth® Headset

Here's some support info for beeping or audible tones while using Bluetooth headsets.

Bluetooth FAQs

Learn about Bluetooth wireless pairing and how to use it to connect your devices. Establish connections for handsfree calls, wireless speakers and keyboards.

Bluetooth® Help Guide

Here's info on pairing Bluetooth with your vehicle and some FAQs.

Connect your Vehicle to Bluetooth®

To connect your vehicle to a Bluetooth-enabled device, here's a list of auto manufacturers' URLs for more help.

Create a Paired Connection - Windows®

Here's how to create a paired Bluetooth connection with a Windows computer.

Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection - Android™

Here's how to delete a Bluetooth connection from your Android device.

Resolving Car Kit mode

Here's what to do if your device is stuck in Car Kit mode.

ZTE Blade Vantage 2 - Turn Bluetooth® On / Off

Here's how to turn Bluetooth for your Blade Vantage 2 on or off and make it visible to other devices for pairing.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Send Contact via Bluetooth®

Here's how to send a contact on your Blade Vantage 2 via Bluetooth.

Calling & Dialing

Add / Remove Spam Blocks - My Verizon Website

Here's how to block text messages originating from email addresses or domains via the My Verizon website.

Add a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon Website

Here's how to temporarily block unwanted calls and messages via the My Verizon website.

Ensure the 10-Digit Mobile Number or Email Address is Being Entered Correctly

This may help if you're having trouble sending a picture/text message.

Move Pictures / Videos to Device - Android™ Smartphone

To transfer pictures and videos between from a computer / PC to an Android smartphone.

Remove a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon Website

Here's how to remove a temporary call or message block via the My Verizon website.

Video: Verizon Messages - HD Video Calling
(length: 1:46)

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

Wi-Fi Calling - Android™ - Determine Wi-Fi Call

Here's how to determine if your Android smartphone is connected to a Wi-Fi call.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Add a Speed Dial

Here's how to add a speed dial to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Block / Unblock Numbers

Here's how to send unwanted calls directly to voicemail for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Call a Number

Here's how to place a call from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Place a Conference Call

Here's how to place a conference call from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Remove a Speed Dial

Here's how to remove a speed dial from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View / Delete Call History

Here's how to view or clear the call history or delete individual calls from your Blade Vantage 2.

Camera, Photos & Videos

Access Google™ Photos - Android™

Here's how to access your Google photos app on your device.

Ensure Picture / Video Message does not Exceed File Size Limit

If you're having issues sending/receiving pictures and videos, here's some info regarding size limits.

Supported file types for Picture / Video Messaging

Here's some info on supported file types for picture / video messages.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Common Camera Settings

Here's info on common camera settings (e.g., flash, timer, front / rear camera, etc.) for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your Blade Vantage 2 to a computer.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Move Pictures / Videos to Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Record and Share a Video

Here's how to record and send a video using your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Share Picture from Gallery

Here's how to share a saved picture from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Share Video from Gallery

Here's how to share a saved video from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Take and Share a Picture

Here's how to take and share a picture from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Pictures / Videos

Here's how to view pictures and/or videos on your Blade Vantage 2.

Computer/PC Connectivity

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - USB Debugging Mode

Here's how to facilitate a connection between your Blade Vantage 2 and a computer with the Android SDK.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Windows® Device Manager Conflicts

Here's how to resolve conflicts if your Blade Vantage 2 can't transfer media files to a computer.

Contacts

Check for Duplicate Contacts Stored in Multiple Accounts - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to resolve duplicate contacts if you are using multiple backup options on your device.

Choose Contacts to Display on Device

Here's how to see where your contacts are displayed or if your phone is displaying duplicate contacts.

Export Contact / Address Book Info to .CSV Files - Microsoft® Windows Mail / Microsoft Outlook

Here's how export contacts from your device to comma-separated value (.csv) files via Microsoft Windows Mail / Microsoft Outlook.

Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard File - Gmail™

Here's how to export contacts from your Gmail account to a CSV file.

Import / Export Contacts from Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard Files - Macintosh Contacts

Here's steps on how to import and export contacts to your Macintosh computer.

Import /Export Contacts from a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Entourage

Here's how to import /export contacts from a comma separated values (*.csv) file via Entourage.

Import Contact / Address Book Info to a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Microsoft® Outlook

Here's how to import your contacts into Microsoft Outlook using a CSV file.

Import Contacts - Android™ - Backup Assistant

Here's how to import contacts from your old device to your new Android device using Backup Assistant.

Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™

Here's how to import your contacts from a CSV / vCard file to your Gmail account.

Import Contacts to Gmail (Non-Android Device)

Here's how to import contacts to Gmail from a non-Android device.

Verizon Cloud - Android™ Smartphone - Back Up Contacts

Here's how to back up your contacts with Verizon Cloud on your Android device.

Video: Managing Contacts Using My Verizon
(length: 2:21)

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

Video: Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Google
(length: 2:45)

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

Video: Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Your Android Device
(length: 3:21)

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Add a Contact

Here's how to add a contact to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Contact Display Options

Here's how to configure how your contacts to display on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Delete a Contact

Here's how to delete a contact from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Edit a Contact

Here's how to edit a contact on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card

Here's how to export contacts to an SD / memory card in your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card

Here's how to import contacts from an SD / memory card to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Link / Unlink Contacts

Here's how to link or unlink duplicate contacts in your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Contact Sync Source

Here's how to view where a phonebook contact on your Blade Vantage 2 was imported from.

Data

Conserve Data Usage - Google+

Here's how to save data on your Android smartphone / tablet via the Google+ app

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Allow / Deny Data Roaming

Here's how to turn data roaming for your Blade Vantage 2 on or off.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Manage Data Usage

Here's how to change the data usage cycle, view data usage and set data warnings and/or limits on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Data On / Off

Here's how to turn mobile data for your Blade Vantage 2 on or off.

Date & Time

Auto Date and Time - Android™

If you want your smartphone to automatically populate the date and time based on your location, view this info.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Set Date and Time

If your Blade Vantage 2 shows the incorrect date and/or time, here's how to correct it.

Device ID & Info

How to Locate ESN or MEID Serial Numbers on Phones

Learn how to find your phone's ESN (Electronic Serial Number) or the MEID (Mobile Equipment Identifier) number.

View Device Info - Verizon Website

Here's how to view info (e.g., ID, SIM number, trade-in value, etc.) for a device on your account via the My Verizon website.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Device ID (ESN / IMEI / MEID)

Here's how to view the device ID (IMEI) for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View MAC Address

Here's how to view the Wi-Fi MAC address for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Phone Number

Here's how to view the phone number for your Blade Vantage 2.

Device Settings

Configure Company Name ID

Here's how to configure settings for Company Name ID.

Disable Automatic Configuration and Proxy Server Settings

Here's how to disable automatic configuration and proxy server settings on your device.

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android™

Here's how to turn TalkBack for your Android device on or off.

ZTE Blade Vantage 2 - Adjust Display Settings

Here's how to adjust the display settings (e.g., Sleep, Display size, etc.) for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Manage Do Not Disturb Settings

If your Blade Vantage 2 isn't receiving calls or alerts for texts and email, here's how to check 'Do not disturb' settings.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Reset All Settings

If your Blade Vantage 2 crashes, resets or runs slow, or apps freeze or reset the device, view this.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Airplane Mode On / Off

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning on your Blade Vantage 2, view this info.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Screen Inversion On / Off

Here's how to reverse the color scheme on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Screen Rotation On / Off

Here's how to check settings if the display on your Blade Vantage 2 doesn't rotate or flip.

Email/Gmail

Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard File - Gmail™

Here's how to export contacts from your Gmail account to a CSV file.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Auto Signature

Here's how to add, edit or remove a signature for your Gmail messages on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Compose and Send a Message

Here's how to compose and send a Gmail message from your Android device.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Delete Messages

Here's how to delete Gmail messages from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Reply to a Message

Here's how to reply to a Gmail message from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™

Here's how to import your contacts from a CSV / vCard file to your Gmail account.

Leave or Remove Copies of Email Messages on the Messaging Server

Here's info on how to leave or remove copies of emails on the server.

Recover Gmail™ Sign-in Information

Here's how to reset your Google/GMail account if you are having problems.

Standard Email Messaging Ports

Here's info on standard email messaging ports, which can help with configuration of advanced email settings.

Update the Gmail Password - Android™

Here's how to update the password for your Gmail account from your Android device.

Video: Troubleshooting Personal and Corporate Email
(length: 3:21)

Learn to fix your personal and corporate email with just a few simple steps.
Length: 3:21

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Add a Personal Email Account

Here's how to add a personal email account to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Compose and Send Email Message

Here's how to create and send an email message from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Delete Email Messages

Here's how to delete email messages from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Email Account Common Settings

Here's info on common personal email settings (e.g., account name, etc.) for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Email Account Data Usage Settings

Here's how to modify data usage options for a personal email account on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Email Account Notification Settings

Here's how to manage notifications for a personal email account on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Email Account Password and Server Settings

Here's how to update personal email password and server settings for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Email Account Signature Settings

Here's how to enter or edit the personal email signature on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Email Account Sync Frequency Settings

Here's how to adjust the personal email sync frequency settings on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Manage Corporate Email Settings

Here's how to update work email settings for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Perform a Gmail™ Sync

Here's how to sync Google email, contacts, calendar, etc. on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Remove Corporate Email Account (Exchange ActiveSync®)

Here's how to remove a corporate / work email account from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Remove Gmail™ Account

Here's how to remove a Gmail (Google) account from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Remove a Personal Email Account

Here's how to remove a personal email account from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Reply to an Email Message

Here's how to reply to an email message from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Set Up Corporate Email (Exchange ActiveSync®)

Here's how to add a work email account to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Email Messages

Here's how to view email messages on your Blade Vantage 2.

Find My Phone

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Locate Device

Here's how to use Find My Device to remotely locate your Android device.

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Lock Device

Here's how to use Find My Device to remotely locate and lock your device.

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Ring Device

Here's how to make your Android device remotely ring so you can locate it.

How to Find Your Lost or Stolen Phone or Tablet

Learn how to locate, track & lock a lost or stolen device. Get the tablet or phone locator for any OS: Android, Apple, Windows, BlackBerry or basic phones.

Turn Find My Device On / Off - Android™

Here's info on how to remotely locate, lock, ring or erase your Android device.

GPS & Location Based Services

GPS Location Settings - Android™

Here's how to view / change GPS location settings, which can affect battery life and location accuracy.

Google Maps™ - Add Layers

Here's how to add layers in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Download an Offline Map

If you can't get online or want to avoid global data charges while traveling, here's how to download a map.

Google Maps™ - Find Current Location

Here's how to find your current location in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Find Driving Directions

Here's how to find driving directions with Google Maps.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn GPS Location On / Off

Here's how to turn GPS location for your Blade Vantage 2 on or off.

Gestures & Motions

Google Maps™ - Gestures

Here's how to use gestures with Google Maps on your device.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Motions and Gestures

Here's how to manage motion-activated services for your Blade Vantage 2.

Google Backup & restore

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Google™ Backup and Restore

Here's how to ensure your Gmail, contacts, apps, etc. are backed up on your Blade Vantage 2.

Home Screen

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Access Notification Panel

Here's how to access the notification panel on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Add Folders to Home Screen

Here's how to add folders to a Home screen on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Add Shortcuts to Home Screen

Here's how to add a shortcut to a Home screen on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Add Widgets to Home Screen

Here's how to add a widget (e.g., weather, clock, etc.) to a Home screen on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Remove Items from Home Screen

Here's how to remove items such as shortcuts, widgets and folders from the Home screen of your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View / Manage Home Screen Panels

Here's how to view / add / remove panels and set a default Home screen panel for your Blade Vantage 2.

Hotspot

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Configure Broadcast Settings - Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot

Here's how to check settings if you're having issues connecting to the Mobile Hotspot on your Blade Vantage 2.

Internet & Web Browser

Access Websites - Mobile Web

Here's how to access websites via the Mobile Web on your device.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Access Websites

Here's how to access websites using the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Add a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to add a bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Allow / Block Browser Cookies  

If you can't browse the internet or view website images via the Chrome browser on your device, view this info.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Clear Temporary Internet Files

Here's how to clear temporary internet files on your Chrome browser If you're getting a 'page cannot be displayed' error or can't browse the internet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Delete a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to delete a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Edit a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to edit a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Open a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to open a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Save Pictures from Browser

Here's how to save a photo via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Turn JavaScript On / Off

Here's how to check JavaScript settings, which often helps when you can't view web pages on your device.

Determining Internet Connection Speeds

If your connection speeds are slower than expected here's info on how you can test them.

Disable Work Offline - Internet Browser

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.

Power Cycling and Launching Mobile Web Browser

Here's how to power cycle your device and access the Mobile Web 2.0 browser on your device.

View Browser History - Android™

Here's how to view the browser history on your Android smartphone.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Open Web Browser

Here's how to open the Chrome browser on your Blade Vantage 2.

Keyboard

Turn Voice Input On / Off - Android™

Here's how to use voice input instead of the keyboard on your Android device to type hands-free.

Language

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Language Selection

Here's how to change the language used on your Blade Vantage 2.

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Manage Screen Lock Settings

Here's how to configure the screen lock settings for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Set Lock Screen Notifications

Here's how to manage how notifications appear on your Blade Vantage 2 when the screen is locked.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Set Up Screen Lock

Here's how to set up a screen lock option (password, pattern, etc.) for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Smart Lock

Here's how to turn on and customize the Smart Lock setting on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Off Screen Lock

Here's how to disable the screen lock setting (e.g., PIN, pattern, etc.) on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Unlock Screen

Here's how to unlock the screen on your Blade Vantage 2.

Memory/Storage

Format SD / Memory Card via PC

Here's how to format or erase your SD / memory card using a computer.

Insert the memory card that contained the songs from the play list

Here's what check if songs stored on your SD / memory card are missing from the playlist of your 3G Basic phone.

ZTE Blade Vantage 2 - Insert or Remove SD / Memory Card

Here's how to insert or remove an SD / memory card for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Check Device Storage

Here's how to check available space if your Blade Vantage 2 runs slow / crashes, apps freeze or you can't save media.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card

Here's how to export contacts to an SD / memory card in your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Format SD / Memory Card

Here's how to erase all data on the SD / memory card in your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card

Here's how to import contacts from an SD / memory card to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Move Files from Internal Storage to SD / Memory Card

Here's how to move files from internal storage on your Blade Vantage 2 to an SD / memory card.

Music

Apple Music - My Verizon app - Opt In

Here's how to add Apple Music from your My Verizon app.

Apple® Music - My Verizon Website - Opt In

Here's how to add Apple Music from the My Verizon website.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Add a Song to a Music Playlist

Here's how to add a song to a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Create Music Playlist

Here's how to create a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Delete a Music Playlist

Here's how to delete a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Play Music Files

Here's how to play music files via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Remove a Song from a Music Playlist

Here's how to remove a song from a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Google Play™ Music - Android™ - Rename a Music Playlist

Here's how to rename a music playlist via the Google Play Music app.

Move Music to Device - Android™ Smartphone

To transfer music files from a computer to an Android smartphone.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Move Music Files from Device

Here's how to transfer music files from your Blade Vantage 2 to a computer.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Move Music Files to Device

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your Blade Vantage 2.

Navigating & Multitasking

ZTE Blade Vantage 2 - Use Multi Window

Here's how to use two apps simultaneously on your Blade Vantage 2.

Operating System & Software

Android Operating System (OS) 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.

Protect Against Downloading Ransomware Malware - Android™

Here's info to help protect your device against ransomware.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Factory Data Reset (Powered Off)

Here's how to reset your Blade Vantage 2 if the screen freezes or call, app, audio or sync issues occur and the device won’t start.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Factory Data Reset (Powered On)

View this info if your Blade Vantage 2 has a blank or frozen screen or calling, app, audio and syncing issues.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Install Device Software Update

Here's how to check for and install software updates on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Software Version

Here's how to view the current software version for your Blade Vantage 2.

SIM Card

Find your 4G SIM PIN / PUK - Unlock SIM

Forgot how to unlock your SIM card? Learn how to get your PIN Unblocking Key (PUK) to use your SIM in a new device. Reset your SIM PIN security code.

SIM Card Tips and Tricks

Here are common tips and tricks for handling a SIM card.

ZTE Blade Vantage 2 - Insert / Remove SIM Card

Here's how to properly insert or remove a SIM card for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Modify SIM PIN

Here's how to change the SIM card lock code on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn SIM PIN On / Off

Here's how to turn the SIM card lock code on or off for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Unblock SIM PIN

Here's how to unblock the SIM PIN for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View SIM Card Number

Here's how to view the SIM card number associated with your Blade Vantage 2.

Social Networking

Manage Facebook® Privacy

If you want to change your Facebook privacy or security, here's how to access those options.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Record and Play File - Voice Recorder

Here's how to record and play a sound file on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Save a Ringtone

Here's how to save an audio file as a ringtone on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Set Ringtones

Here's how to select or change ringtones or notification tones on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Use Speakerphone

Here's how to utilize the speakerphone functionality on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Vibrate Mode

Here's how to turn vibrate mode for your Blade Vantage 2 on or off.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Volume Controls

Here's how to adjust volume if your Blade Vantage 2 doesn't vibrate or play sounds when receiving calls / messages.

Status Indicators/Lights

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Signal Strength

Here's how to view signal strength on your Blade Vantage 2.

TV

Verizon Cloud - Android™ Smartphone - Connect to / Disconnect from a TV

Here's how to display your Cloud content on a TV from your Android smartphone.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Device Screen on TV

Here's how to share your screen or media files with another screen (TV, game console, etc.) using your Blade Vantage 2.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Cancel Text Messaging Subscriptions

Here's how to cancel text messaging subscriptions from your phone.

Deregister iMessage - Cannot Send/Receive SMS/MMS On a Non-Apple Device

Here's info to help If you're unable to send or receive SMS / MMS messages on a Non-Apple device.

My Verizon Website - Create and Send a Text Message

Here's how to send a text message from your computer via the My Verizon website.

My Verizon Website - Print Text Messages

Here's how to print text messages from your computer via your My Verizon account.

Send Picture/Video Message using Email

Here's how to send picture / video message via email.

Text to Landline 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.

Video: Verizon Messages - Basic Use
(length: 1:24)

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

Video: Verizon Messages - Getting Creative
(length: 1:31)

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

Video: Verizon Messages - On the Move
(length: 2:04)

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Auto Receive Messages

Here's how to check settings on your Blade Vantage 2 if you're not receiving your picture / video messages.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Create and Send a Text Message

Here's how to create and send a text message via the Messages app on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Cut, Copy and Paste Text

Here's how to cut, copy and paste text on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Delete Messages

Here's how to delete text messages from your Blade Vantage 2 via the Messages app.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Set Default Messaging App

Here's how to set the default messaging app on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Text Message Notification Settings

Here's how to turn text message notifications on or off for the Messages app on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Message Delivery Confirmation Setting On / Off

Here's how to receive delivery confirmation for messages sent from your Blade Vantage 2 via the Messages app.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Premium SMS Permissions On / Off

Here's how to change permissions to allow or block sending premium texts from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - View Text Messages

Here's how to view text messages via the Messages app on your Blade Vantage 2.

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Android™ - Access Menus with Long Press

Here's how to view menu options for apps on the Home screen of your Android device.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Capture a Screenshot

Here's how to capture and view a screenshot from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Set Up Printing

Here's how to set up and add a printer to your Blade Vantage 2.

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Accessibility Settings - Android™

Here's how to configure common accessibility settings for your Android smartphone or tablet.

Configure TalkBack Settings - Android™

Here's how to configure TalkBack settings for your Android smartphone or tablet.

Magnification Gestures / Touch Zoom - Android™

Here's how to configure your magnification gestures on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android™

Here's how to turn TalkBack for your Android device on or off.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Manage RTT Settings

Here's how to use the real-time text (RTT) feature on your Blade Vantage 2.

Wallpapers/Theme

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Set Wallpaper

Here's how to set the Home or lock screen image on your Blade Vantage 2.

Wi-Fi & Network

Video: Troubleshooting a Wi-Fi Connection
(length: 2:55)

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

Wi-Fi Calling - Android™ - Determine Wi-Fi Call

Here's how to determine if your Android smartphone is connected to a Wi-Fi call.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Access Wi-Fi Direct

Here's how to use Wi-Fi Direct so you can easily connect your Blade Vantage 2 with other Wi-Fi capable devices.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Add a Virtual Private Network

Here's how to add a virtual private network (VPN) to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Add a Wi-Fi Network

Here's how to add an available Wi-Fi network to your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Change Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Password

Here's how to change the Mobile Hotspot password on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings

Here's how to configure Mobile Hotspot settings (e.g., password, network name, timeout, allowed devices, etc.) on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Manually Add a Wi-Fi Network

Here's how to add a Wi-Fi network if the one you want doesn't display on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Network Mode Settings

View this info on network mode settings if you're having issues with voice / data services on your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Remove Wi-Fi Connection

Here's how to remove a saved Wi-Fi network from your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Reset Network Settings

Here's how to reset settings if your Blade Vantage 2 can't connect to data or send / receive messages.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Restart in Safe Mode

Here's how to restart your Blade Vantage 2 into Safe Mode to help determine if an app is causing it to freeze, reset or run slow.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Tethered Modem Connection

Here's how to use your Blade Vantage 2 as a modem to connect to the internet via a USB or Bluetooth connection.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off

Here's how turn the Mobile Hotspot feature for your Blade Vantage 2 on or off.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Wi-Fi Calling On / Off

When turned on, Wi-Fi Calling may improve indoor call quality for your Blade Vantage 2.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - Turn Wi-Fi On / Off

Here's how to turn Wi-Fi for your Blade Vantage 2 on or off.