Due to inactivity, your session will end in approximately 2 minutes. Extend your session by clicking OK below.

Due to inactivity, your session has expired. Please sign in again to continue.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage Support

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

Filter all topics below.


Activation, Setup & User Guides

Activate, Switch or Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) FAQs

Learn how to activate a new device, swap devices on an existing line, switch to Verizon and bring your own phone (BYOD), get a new SIM card and more.

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.

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone

Learn how to set up your new smartphone with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new phone with this list of practical tips.

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 User Guide (PDF)

This User Guide can help you get the most out of your device.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Activate / Set Up Device

Here's how to complete initial activation setup for your Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Add an Existing Google™ Account

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Adjust Account Sync Settings

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Create a New Google™ Account

Here's how to create a new Google (Gmail) account for your ZTE Vantage.

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

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

Alerts & Reminders

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Manage Alerts / Notifications

Here's how to change the notification sound for incoming notifications and/or messages on your ZTE Vantage.

Back Up & Transfer Content

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.

Supported File Types for Transfer Via Bluetooth® - Blackberry®

Here's info on supported file types for Bluetooth transfers on a Blackberry 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 - Move Music Files from Device

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Move Music Files to Device

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Move Pictures / Videos to Device

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

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.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Charging Your Phone

Learn how to charge your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Getting to Know Your Phone

An interactive map of the Home screen and buttons on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Getting to Know the Back of Your Phone

Discover more about the back of your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Turning Your Phone On and Off

Learn how to power on and shut down your ZTE Blade Vantage.

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.

Turn Battery Optimization On / Off - Android™ (ZTE)

Battery optimization helps conserve battery power on your ZTE device and is turned on by default.

ZTE Blade Vantage - Insert / Remove Battery

Here's how to insert / remove the battery for your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Extend Battery Life

Here's how to extend battery life on your Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Power Saver Settings

Here's how to adjust power saver settings on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Turn Power Saver On / Off

Here's how to turn power saver settings on or off on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View Battery Info

Here's info on the battery specs (Usage Time, Standby Time, etc.) for your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View Battery Status

Here's how to see battery usage, life remaining and charging status of your Blade Vantage.

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® 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.

Resolving Car Kit mode

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

ZTE Blade Vantage - Turn Bluetooth On / Off

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

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Pairing with a Bluetooth® Device

See how to pair your ZTE Blade Vantage with your Bluetooth device.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Send Contact via Bluetooth®

Here's how to send contact info via Bluetooth on your ZTE Vantage.

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.

What is Wi-Fi Calling? - FAQs

Make, receive calls over a Wi-Fi network if cellular service isn't available. Enjoy free calls to any number in the US even while traveling internationally.

ZTE Blade Vantage - Add / Remove Speed Dial Number

Here's how to add or remove a speed dial number on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Calling a Contact

An interactive guide on how to call a contact using your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Calling a New Number

Discover how to use your ZTE Blade Vantage to call a new number.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Calling with HD Voice

Discover how to make a call in HD Voice on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Ignoring a Call and Replying with a Text

A visual guide for ignoring a call and sending a text message to the caller with your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Returning to a Call

A visual guide on how to return to a call after multitasking, like browsing the internet, on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Switching Between Calls

Learn how to switch between two phone calls on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Teaching Kids How to Call 911

Learn how to teach kids to call 911 on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Using Handsfree Calling

Discover how to use your voice to place a call with your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Viewing a Missed Call and Adding It as a Contact

Discover how to view a missed call and add it as a new contact on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Block / Unblock Numbers

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Call a Number

Here's how to make a phone call on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Manage DTMF Tones

Here's how to check DTMF settings if you're calling into automated systems and dialpad entries aren't recognized on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Place a Conference Call

Here's how to place a conference call on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Redial

Here's how to redial a number from the call history on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View / Delete Call History

Here's how to view or clear the call history on your ZTE Vantage.

Camera, Photos & Videos

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 Simulator: Accessing the Camera from the Lock Screen

See how to quickly access the Camera app on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Capturing and Viewing Screenshots

Learn how to take a picture of the screen and view it on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Changing the File Size of Pictures and Videos

An interactive guide on how to change the size of your pictures or videos with your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Recording a Video

Learn how to record a video using your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Sharing Photos

A visual guide for sharing photos by email, social networks and more using your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Taking a Picture

Discover how to take a photo using your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Taking a Picture While Recording a Video

Discover how to take a picture while recording a video on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Taking a Selfie

An interactive guide on how to take a selfie with your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Transferring Photos to an SD Card

A visual guide for transferring photos to the SD Card in your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Turning the Flash On and Off

A visual guide for how to take a picture with the flash on using your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Zooming In and Out

Learn how to zoom in and out when taking photos on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Common Camera Settings

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Move Pictures / Videos to Device

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Record and Share a Video

Here's how to record and share a video on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Share Picture from Gallery

Here's how to send a picture from the photo gallery on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Share Video from Gallery

Here's how to send a video from your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Take and Share a Picture

Here's how to take and send a picture on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View Pictures / Videos

Here's how to view pictures and videos on your ZTE Vantage.

Computer/PC Connectivity

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - USB Debugging Mode

Here's how to enter USB debugging mode by connecting your ZTE Vantage to a PC with Android SDK.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Windows® Device Manager Conflicts

Here's how to resolve conflicts when transferring media between your Blade Vantage and computer.

Contacts

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 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 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.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Adding a Contact

Learn how to add a new contact to your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Adding and Removing Contacts from Favorites

Discover how to add or delete contacts from your Favorites list on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Assigning a Picture to a Contact

Find out how to add a picture to a contact on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Assigning a Ringtone to a Contact

Learn how to assign a ringtone to a contact, so you know who's messaging your ZTE Blade Vantage without looking at it.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Creating a Group and Adding Contacts to It

A visual guide for how to create a group of contacts on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Sharing a Contact's Information

Learn how to share the information for one of your contacts with someone else using your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Add a Contact

Here's how to add a contact on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Contact Display Options

Here's how to configure how you want contacts to display on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Delete a Contact

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Edit a Contact

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

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

Here's how to export the contact list to an SD / Memory Card on your ZTE Vantage.

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

Here's how to import your contact list from an SD / Memory Card on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Link / Unlink Contacts

If you have duplicate or missing contacts here's how to link or unlink them.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Send Contact via Bluetooth®

Here's how to send contact info via Bluetooth on your ZTE Vantage.

Data

Bonus Data FAQs

Learn about the options to add bonus data to your devices on the new Verizon Plan.

Data Gifting FAQs

Learn about the data gifting program where you can give extra data to others as a gift, and receive it too.

Data Utilization 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.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Allow / Deny Data Roaming

Here's how to check settings if you can't connect to the internet or send / receive messages on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Manage Data Usage

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Restrict Data Usage by App

Here's how to view / restrict the amount of data an app uses on your Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Turn Data On / Off

Here's how to turn the mobile data on or off for your ZTE Vantage.

Date & Time

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Set Date and Time

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

Device ID & Info

Damaged Device Fee 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.

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 - View Device ID (ESN / IMEI / MEID)

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View MAC Address

Here's how to view the Wi-Fi MAC address on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View Phone Number

Here's how to view the phone number assigned to your ZTE Vantage.

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.

ZTE Blade Vantage - Adjust Display Settings

Here's how to adjust the display settings including sleep (screen timeout) and screen saver on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Accessing Settings

Explore how to access settings on your ZTE Blade Vantage to change alert sounds, turn off GPS and more.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Adjusting the Screen Timeout and Brightness

A visual guide for saving battery life on your ZTE Blade Vantage by adjusting the screen timeout.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Changing Roaming Settings for a Trip

Find out how to change roaming settings on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Changing the Ringtone

Learn how to change the ringtone on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Configuring Location Settings

Learn how to manage location settings on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Managing Data Usage

Discover how to manage data usage on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Setting the Phone to Silent

Explore ways to mute your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Turning Airplane Mode On and Off

An interactive guide for setting your ZTE Blade Vantage to Airplane mode.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Using Battery Saver Mode

Learn how to switch to Battery Saver mode to save your ZTE Blade Vantage's battery life for the most important functions.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Manage Do Not Disturb Settings

If you're not receiving calls or alerts for your texts and email, here's how manage do not disturb settings on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Manage Screen Lock Settings

Here's how to adjust the screen lock settings for your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Reset All Settings

Here's how to reset all settings on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Turn Airplane Mode On / Off

Here's how to change the airplane mode setting on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Turn Screen Inversion On / Off

Here's how to fix the color scheme on your ZTE Vantage if it's reversed.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Turn Screen Rotation On / Off

Here's how to turn screen rotation on or off on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View Contact Sync Source

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

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.

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.

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 Simulator: Forwarding an Email

Learn how to forward an email on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Including an Email Attachment

Learn how to attach a file, like a document or photo, to an email with your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Replying to an Email

Discover how to reply to an email on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Sending an Email

A step-by-step visual guide for sending an email from your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Sending an Email to a Group

See how to send a group email on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Setting Up Corporate Email

Learn how to access your work email on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Setting Up Personal Email

See how to access your existing email account on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Switching Between Email Accounts

See how to access different email accounts on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Add a Personal Email Account

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Delete Email Messages

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Email Account Common Settings

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Email Account Data Usage Settings

Here's how to modify data usage options for the personal email account on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Email Account Notification Settings

Here's how to adjust settings if you're not getting notifications for the personal email on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Email Account Password and Server Settings

Here's how to update the personal email password/server settings for your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Email Account Signature Settings

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Email Account Sync Frequency Settings

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Manage Corporate Email Settings

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Perform a Gmail™ Sync

Here's how to check settings if your Google email, contacts, calendar, etc. aren't syncing on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Remove Gmail™ Account

Here's how to remove a Gmail account from your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Remove a Personal Email Account

Here's how to remove an email account from your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Reply to an Email Message

Here's how to reply to an email message on your ZTE Vantage.

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

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View Email Messages

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

GPS & Location Based Services

E911 Compliance FAQs

Review information about calling 911 from your mobile phone.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Turn GPS Location On / Off

Here's how to turn GPS on or off on your ZTE Vantage.

Google Backup & restore

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Google™ Backup and Restore

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

Home Screen

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Adding Apps and Widgets to the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to place apps and widgets on the Home screen of your ZTE Blade Vantage for quick access to them.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Adding Folders to the Home Screen

Find out how to add folders to the Home screen on your ZTE Blade Vantage to help organize your apps.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Adding and Deleting a Home Screen

See how to add and delete Home screens on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Adjusting Apps and Widgets on the Home Screen

Learn how to rearrange and resize apps and widgets on the Home screen of your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Changing the Default Home Screen

See how to change the default Home screen on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Removing Apps and Widgets from the Home Screen

See how to remove apps and widgets from the Home screen of your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Use Shortcuts to Unlock the Screen

Learn to use shortcuts to unlock the screen on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Access Notification Panel

Here's how to access the notifications panel on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Add Folders to Home Screen

Here's how to add a folder to a Home screen on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Add Shortcuts to Home Screen

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Add Widgets to Home Screen

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Remove Items from Home Screen

Here's how to remove items from the Home screens of your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Rename Home Screen Folder

Here's how to rename a Home screen folder on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View / Manage Home Screen Panels

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

Hotspot

Verizon Mobile Hotspot FAQs – Get sharable Wi-Fi internet

Learn to use Mobile Hotspot on your phone or tablet to connect devices to the internet, using your current data plan. Find Unlimited & prepaid plans with Mobile Hotspot.

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

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - 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 ZTE Blade Vantage.

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

Here's how to configure Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings (e.g., password, manage users, etc.) for your ZTE Vantage.

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

Here's how to turn the Mobile Hotspot for your ZTE Vantage on or off.

Internet & Web Browser

Access Websites - Mobile Web

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

Determining Internet Connection Speeds

Here's info on how to test your connection speeds if they're slower than expected.

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.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Bookmarking a Website

Learn how to bookmark a website on your ZTE Blade Vantage, so it's easy to find later.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Navigating to a Website

Discover how to find a website using your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Searching the Web Using Your Voice

Explore how to search the web using your voice with your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Using Web Browser Windows

A visual walkthrough of opening, closing and switching between windows or tabs in the web browser of your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Change the Browser Start / Home Page

Here's how to change the first page you see when opening the browser on your ZTE Vantage.

Language

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Changing the Language

Discover how to change the language settings on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Language Selection

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

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Device Locking FAQs

To prevent identity theft and fraud, devices bought from Verizon are locked and cannot be used on another carrier's network for the first 60 days after purchase.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Setting Screen Security

A visual guide for setting screen security on your ZTE Blade Vantage to help protect your private information.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Unlocking the Screen

See how to unlock the screen on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Set Lock Screen Notifications

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Set Up Face Recognition

Here's how to set up facial recognition to unlock the screen on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Set Up Screen Lock

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Smart Lock

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Turn Off Screen Lock

Here's how to turn off the screen lock setting on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Unlock Screen

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

Memory/Storage

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 - Insert or Remove SD / Memory Card

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Check Device Storage

Here's how to check memory or free up space if your ZTE Vantage runs slow or crashes or you can't save media.

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

Here's how to export the contact list to an SD / Memory Card on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Format SD / Memory Card

Here's how to erase all data on the memory card of your ZTE Blade Vantage.

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

Here's how to import your contact list from an SD / Memory Card on your ZTE Vantage.

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

Here's how to move files from internal storage on your ZTE Vantage to an SD / Memory Card.

Mobile Hotspot

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Setting Up Mobile Hotspot

An interactive guide for setting up your ZTE Blade Vantage as a Mobile Hotspot, so you can share your data connection with other devices.

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.

How to Use Apple Music - FAQs

Learn how to get Apple Music with select Verizon Plans, FAQs including who's eligible, how to sign up, how to use the Apple Music app and promotions.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Move Music Files from Device

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Move Music Files to Device

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

Navigating & Multitasking

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Multitasking Between Apps

See how to easily switch between and close apps that are running on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Navigating Multiple Home Screens

A visual guide for swiping between multiple Home screens on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Using Split Screen Mode

See how to easily switch between and close apps that are running on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Using the Notification Panel

Find out how to access and clear the Notification Panel on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

Operating System & Software

ZTE Blade Vantage - Software Update

Get instructions on how to download the latest software update for performance improvements and fixes to your device, including the most up to date Android security patches.

ZTE Blade Vantage 2 Software Update

Get instructions on downloading the latest software update for performance improvements and fixes to your Blade Vantage 2, including current Android security patches.

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

Here's how to factory reset your Blade Vantage if it has a blank / frozen screen or calling, app, audio or syncing issues.

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

If your ZTE Vantage has a blank / frozen screen or calling, app, audio or syncing issues, here's how to erase and reset it.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Install Device Software Update

Here's how to check for or install software updates on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View Software Version

Here's how to view the software version your ZTE Vantage is running.

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 FAQs - Replace & activate a new card

Learn how to setup and activate a new SIM card. Replace a lost card or install a new one when you bring your own device (BYOD) to switch to Verizon wireless.

SIM Card Tips and Tricks

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

ZTE Blade Vantage - Insert / Remove SIM Card

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

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Inserting and Removing a the Nano SIM Card

Find out how to insert and remove a nano SIM card from your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Modify SIM PIN

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Turn SIM PIN On / Off

Here's how to turn the SIM PIN setting on or off for your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View SIM Card Number

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

Social Networking

Manage Facebook® Privacy

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

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Adding a Facebook® Account

Discover how to access your Facebook account on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Logging Out of Facebook®

Learn how to log out of Facebook on your ZTE Blade Vantage to help protect your account.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Posting Facebook® Status Updates

A visual walkthrough on how to update your Facebook status and post photos using your ZTE Blade Vantage.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

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

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Save a Ringtone

Here's how to save a audio file as a ringtone on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Set Ringtones

Here's how to change ringtones on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Use Speakerphone

Here's how to use the speakerphone functionality on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Vibrate Mode

Here's how to change vibrate settings on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Volume Controls

Here's how to adjust the call, text and alerts volume if your Blade Vantage isn't making any sounds.

Status Indicators/Lights

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View Signal Strength

Here's how to view the signal received on your ZTE Vantage.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

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.

Texting FAQs - International messaging & email to text

Learn about sending and receiving texts, including how to block texts, restore deleted texts, text to and from email, and send international messages.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Auto Receive Messages

If you're not getting multimedia (picture / video) messages, here's how to change message settings on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Compose and Send Email Message

Here's how to compose and send an email message from your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Create and Send a Text Message

Here's how to create and send a text message on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Cut, Copy and Paste Text

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Delete Messages

Here's how to delete text messages on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Set Default Messaging App

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Text Message Notification Settings

Here's how to set up text notifications on your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Text Message Signature

Here's how to change text message signature settings on your ZTE Vantage.

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

Here's how to receive delivery confirmation for messages sent from your ZTE Vantage.

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

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - View Text Messages

Here's how to view text messages on your ZTE Vantage.

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone

Learn how to set up your new smartphone with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new phone with this list of practical tips.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Using Google Now

See how to use Googleto automatically give you updates and information you want on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Using Screen Search

Discover how to do a screen search using Google on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Using Voice Actions

Discover how to use your voice in Google Now to write an email on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Capture a Screenshot

Here's how to capture a screenshot from your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Set Up Printing

Here's how to set up a printing service on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Manage TTY Settings

Here's how to change the TTY settings on your ZTE Vantage.

Wallpapers/Theme

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Changing the Theme

Learn how to change the theme on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Changing the Wallpaper

Learn how to change the background of the Home screen on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Set Wallpaper

Here's how to change the wallpaper on your ZTE Vantage.

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

ZTE Blade Vantage Simulator: Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network

Learn how to use your ZTE Blade Vantage to connect to a Wi-Fi network, so you can access the internet without using data.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Access Wi-Fi Direct

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Add a Virtual Private Network

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Add a Wi-Fi Network

Here's how to add a Wi-Fi network to your ZTE Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Auto Switch Between Wi-Fi & Mobile Data Networks

Here's how to allow your ZTE Vantage to auto switch between Wi-Fi and mobile data.

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

Here's how to manually add a Wi-Fi network on your ZTE Vantage if the Wi-Fi network you want to add isn't shown.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Network Mode Settings

Here's how to view the Network mode setting on your ZTE Blade Vantage.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Remove Wi-Fi Connection

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

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Reset Network Settings

Here's how to reset network settings on your ZTE Vantage if you can't connect to the internet.

ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Tethered Modem Connection

Here's how to set up a tethered connection via USB or Bluetooth for your ZTE Vantage.

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

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

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

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