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                  Accent               Strokes                  6
                   Space                                        7
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                 Backspace                                      9

                   Enter                               Accented letters
               Switching the                           Write the character as described above,
                text mode                              then write the accent above the entered
                                                       letter. Other such characters, for example,
             Punctuation marks                         ö and ü, follow the same principle.
                   Mark                Strokes
                 Full stop                                 grave
                     At
                     @                                     acute
             Note: Start each stroke at the dot.
                                                         circumflex
             Numbers
             Touch      to switch from text entry to        tilde
             number entry.
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             LG GT500 | User Guide
Setting up your email                   Username - Enter the account’s
You can stay in touch on the move       username.                              01
using email on your GT500. It’s quick   Password - Enter the account’s         02
and simple to set up a POP3 or          password.
                                                                               03
IMAP email account.                    Email address - Enter the
                                        account email address.                 04
 TIP! To scroll through a list
 of options, touch the last item        Reply email address - Enter the        05
 visible and slide your finger up       ‘reply to’ email address.
                                                                               06
 the screen. The list will move up      Outgoing mail server - Enter the
 so more items are visible.             outgoing email server address          07
                                        Incoming mail server - Enter the       08
1 Touch       from the home screen,     incoming email server address
  and touch Messaging.
                                        Maximum receive size - Choose
2 Select Message settings then          the size limit of your emails, the
  Email.                                maximum is 2MB.
3 Touch Add new.                        Mailbox type - Enter the mailbox
4 You can now choose how your           type, POP3 or IMAP.
  account works:                        Save to server - Choose whether
  Title - Enter a name for this         to save your emails to the server.
  account.                              For IMAP accounts copies are
  My name - Enter your name.            always saved.                        The basics




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             Messaging
               Save sent mail into - Select        Advanced settings - Choose
               whether to save sent emails         whether to use the advanced
               (when the mailbox type is set to    settings.
               IMAP). When the mailbox type is    SMTP port number - Normally,
               POP3, sent mails are always saved   this will be 25.
               into handset.                       SMTP TLS/SSL - Choose whether
               Retrieve only new - Choose          to use TLS/SSL for outgoing
               whether to discard emails already   server.
               downloaded previously.              Incoming server port - Normally,
               Access point - Choose your          this is 110 for POP3 accounts and
               Internet access point.              13 for IMAP accounts.
               Email to retrieve - Choose the      Incoming TLS/SSL - Choose
               way to download emails. Choose      whether to use TLS/SSL for
               from Header only or All including   incoming server.
               body for POP3, header only,         SMTP authentication - Choose
               header + body, or all for IMAP.    the security settings for the
               Auto retrieve - Choose whether      outgoing mail server
               to retrieve your new emails         SMTP Username - Enter the
               automatically.                      SMTP username.
                                                   SMTP Password - Enter the SMTP
                                                   password.
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  APOP secure login - Choose to          Sending an email using your
  activate APOP secure login for a       new account                               01
  POP3 account. IMAP accounts                                                     02
                                         1 Touch      in the Communicate
  are always set to off.
                                           menu to open a new blank
Now your account is set up, it will                                                03
                                           message.
appear in the list of accounts in your                                             04
                                         2 You can enter the recipient’s
Email folder.
                                           address and write your message.         05
Retrieving your email                      You can also attach images,
                                                                                   06
                                           videos, sounds or other file types.
You can automatically or manually
                                         3 Touch Send and your email will          07
check your account for new emails.
See Change your email settings on          be sent.                                08
page 2 to check automatically.           TIP! You can upload Word,
To check manually:                        Excel, PowerPoint and PDF
1 Touch      then Messaging.              documents to your GT500 so you
                                          can review them on the move.
2 Select Mailbox.
3 Touch the account you want to
  use then     .
4 Choose Retrieve and your
  GT500 will connect to your email
  account and retrieve your new
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             Messaging
             Changing your email settings         often your GT500 checks for new
             You can change your email settings   email messages.
             according to your own preferences.   Retrieve amount - Choose the
                                                  number of emails to be retrieved
              TIP! To scroll through a list       at one time.
              of options, touch the last item     Include message original
              visible and slide your finger up    - Choose to include the original
              the screen. The list will move up   message in your reply.
              so more items are visible.
                                                  Include attachment - Choose to
             1 Touch      from the home screen,   include the original attachment in
               and choose Messaging and           any reply.
               Message settings.                  Auto retrieval in Roaming -
                                                  Choose whether to retrieve your
             2 Select Email.
                                                  messages automatically when
             3 You can adapt the following        abroad (roaming).
               settings:
                                                  New email notification - Choose
               Email accounts - Manage your       whether to be alerted to new
               email accounts.                    emails.
               Allow reply Email - Choose         Signature - Create an email
               to allow the sending of read       signature and switch this feature
               confirmation messages.             on.
               Request reply Email - Choose       Priority - Choose the priority level
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               whether to request read            of your email messages.
               confirmation messages.
                                                  Mail sending size - Choose the
               Retrieve interval - Choose how     size of email you send.
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Message folders                         Templates - Use a list of commonly
You’ll recognise the folder structure   used text and multimedia message       01
used on your GT500, which is fairly     templates.                             02
self-explanatory.                       Emoticons - Add and insert
                                        emoticons for your messages.           03
Create new message - Open a new
blank message.                          Message settings - Change              04
Inbox - All the messsages you           the settings for your text and         05
receive are placed into your inbox      multimedia messages.
                                                                               06
From here you can view, delete
                                        Managing your messages                 07
and more, see Managing your
messages below for details.             You can use your Inbox to manage
                                        your messages.                         08
Mailbox - All the emails you receive
on your GT500 will be placed in          TIP! To scroll through a list
your mailbox.                            of options, touch the last item
Drafts - If you don’t have time to       visible and slide your finger up
finish writing a message, you can        the screen. The list will move up
save what you’ve done so far here.       so more items are visible.
Outbox - This is a temporary
storage folder while messages are       1 Touch      then Inbox.
being sent.                             2 Touch     and then choose to:
Sent items - Messages you send are        Delete - Delete marked messages.
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placed in this folder.                    Create new message - Open a
My Folders - Create folders to store      new blank message.
your messages.
                                                                             3
             Messaging
                Move to My folders - Move the      1 Touch        then choose
                marked messages to My folders.       Templates.
                Search - Search the messages       2 Choose Text templates or
                using a date and /or a phone         Multimedia templates. You can
                number.                              then touch       to Add template,
                Filter - View your message           Edit, Delete or Delete all
                by type. This will group SMS         templates. To edit a message just
                separately from MMS.                 select it, make your changes and
                Delete all - Delete all of the       touch Save.
                messages.
             If you see the message No space for
                                                   Using emoticons
             USIM messages you should delete       Liven up your messages using
             some messages from your inbox.        emoticons. You’ll find some
                                                   commonly used emoticons already
             If you see the message No space
                                                   on your phone.
             for messages you can delete either
             messages or saved files to create     1 Touch       then choose
             space.                                   Emoticons.
                                                   2 Touch Add new, or touch       to,
             Using templates                          Delete or Delete all emoticons.
             Create templates for the SMS
             and MMS messages you send             Changing your text message
             most frequently. You’ll find some     settings
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             templates already on your phone,      Your GT500 message settings are
             you can edit these if you wish.       pre-defined so that you can send
                                                   messages immediately. These
 
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settings can be changed according    Send long text as - Choose to send
to your preferences.                 long messages as Multiple SMS or        01
                                     as MMS.                                 02
 TIP! To scroll through a list
 of options, touch the last item     Changing your multimedia                03
 visible and slide your finger up    message settings
 the screen. The list will move up                                           04
                                     Your GT500 message settings are
 so more items are visible.                                                  05
                                     pre-defined so that you can send
Touch        then choose Messaging   messages immediately. These             06
settings and Text message. You       settings can be changed according
                                                                             07
can make changes to:                 to your preferences.
Text message centre - Enter the      Touch       then choose Message         08
details of your message centre.      settings and Multimedia message.
Delivery report - Slide the switch   You can make changes to:
left to receive confirmation that    Retrieval mode - Choose Home
your messages have been delivered.   or Roaming network. If you then
Validity period - Choose how long    choose Manual you will receive only
your messages are stored at the      notifications of MMS and you can
message centre.                      then decide whether to download
Message types - Convert your text    them in full.
into Voice, Fax, X.400 or Email.     Delivery report - Choose to allow
Character encoding - Choose how      and/or request a delivery report.     The basics
your characters are encoded. This    Read reply - Choose to allow and/
impacts the size of your messages    or send a read reply.
and therefore data charges.
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             Messaging
             Priority - Choose the priority level   Changing your other settings
             of your MMS.                           Touch       , choose Message
             Validity period - Choose how           settings then:
             long your message is stored at the     Videomail - Touch Add new or
             message centre.                        to add a new Videomail service.
             Slide duration - Choose how long       Contact your network operator for
             your slides appear on screen.          more information on the service
             Delivery time - Choose how long        they provide.
             before a message is delivered.         Voicemail - Touch Add new or
             Multi msg centre - Enter the details   to add a new Voicemail service.
             of your message centre.                Contact your network operator for
                                                    more information on the service
                                                    they provide.
                                                    Service message - Choose to
                                                    receive or block service messages.
                                                    You can also set your message
                                                    security by creating trusted and
                                                    untrusted lists of senders.
                                                    Info. service - Choose your
                                                    reception status, language and
                                                    other settings.
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Camera
Taking a quick photo                    TIP! Touch Shot
                                        You can take a photo by              01
 TIP! The camera lens has
                                        touching screen also. After          02
 its own cover. Twist the cover
                                        selecting an object with touch,
 open to use the camera and                                                  03
                                        you can see the subject in the
 quickly open the viewfinder.
                                        focus box. When the focus box        04
1 Press the      key on the right       turns green you can take a
                                                                             05
  side of the phone.                    photo simply by removing their
                                        finger from the screen.              06
2 You will be prompted to open
  the lens cover. The viewfinder will                                        07
  appear on screen.                     TIP! Face Tracking
                                        Automatically detects and            08
3 Holding the phone horizontally,
                                        focuses on human faces to help
  point the lens towards the subject
                                        you to take clearer pictures.
  of the photo.
4 Slightly press the capture button,
  a focus box will appear in the
  centre of the viewfinder screen.
5 Position the phone so you can
  see the subject of your photo in
  the focus box.
6 When the focus box turns green,                                         Get creative
  the camera has focused on your
  subject.
7 Press the capture button fully.
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               Camera
               After you’ve taken your photo              Touch to upload to your
               Your captured photo will appear       account blog.
               on screen. The name of the image          Touch to set the picture you
               runs along the bottom of the screen   have taken as Wallpaper.
               together with five icons down the
               right side.                                Touch to delete the photo
                                                     you have just taken and confirm by
                                                     touching Yes. The viewfinder will
                                                     reappear.




                     Touch to take another photo
               straightaway. Your current photo
               will be saved.
                   Touch to view a gallery of
               saved photos.
                    Touch to send the photo as a
               Message, Email or Bluetooth. See
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               page 3 for Sending a message, and
               page 109 for Sending and receiving
               your files using Bluetooth.

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Getting to know the viewfinder
                                                                                              01
                                            Settings - Touch this icon to open the            02
                                            settings menu. See Using the advanced
                                            settings on page 52 for details.                  03
                                            Camera mode - Camera mode is selected.
                                                                                              04
                                            Size
                                                                                              05
                                            Flash status
                                                                                              06
                                            Back - Touch here to return to the home           07
                                            screen.
                                                                                              08
                                            Gallery
                                            Flash - See Using the flash on page 50.
                                            Shot mode - See Choosing a shot mode
                                            on page 50.
                                            Exposure - See Adjusting the Exposure on
   Video - Touch to                         page 51.
   switch to video
   camera
                                            Zoom - Touch       to zoom in or      to
                                            zoom out. Alternatively you can use the side
                                            volume keys.
 TIP! You can close
                                                                                           Get creative
 all the shortcut options for a clearer
 viewfinder screen. Simply touch the
 centre of the viewfinder once. To recall
 the options touch the screen again.

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               Camera
               Using the flash                         Choosing a shot mode
               The flash is set to auto as default,    1 Touch         to open the available
               but there are other options.              shot mode.
               1 Select       from the right side of   2 Choose from seven options:
                 the viewfinder to enter the flash       Normal shot -This is the default
                 sub-menu.                               shot type, the photo will be taken
               2 There are three flash options:          in the normal way, as outlined in
                 Auto - Your camera will assess          taking a quick photo.
                 the lighting needed to take a           Smile shot - This shot type
                 good picture and use the flash as       is great for taking a photo of
                 necessary.                              people. Focus on the subject and
                 Red-eye reduction - The camera          press      then the photo will be
                 will flash twice in order to reduce     taken automatically when it smile.
                 red eye.                                Beauty shot - This enables you
                 Always off - The camera will            to take a photo of person’s face
                 never flash. This is useful if you      clearly and brightly. Especially
                 want to save battery power.             useful when you are close up.
               3 When you touch the option you           Art shot - Choose different
                 want to use the flash menu will         picture effects. (Original,
                 automatically close, ready for you      Black&White, Warm, Cold.)
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                 to take your picture.
               4 The flash status icon in the
                 viewfinder will change according
                 to your new flash mode.
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  Continuous shot - This                2 Slide the contrast indicator
  enables you to take seven               along the bar, towards        for       01
  shots automatically in very             a lower exposure, hazier image          02
  quick succession. See Taking            or towards       for a higher
  a continuous shot below for             exposure, sharper image.                03
  details.                                                                        04
  Panorama - This shot type is          Taking a continuous shot
                                        1 Touch        to open the available      05
  great for taking a photo of a large
  group of people or for capturing        shot types and select Continuous        06
  a panoramic view. See Taking a          shot.
                                                                                  07
  panoramic shot on page 52 for         2 Position the subject in the
  more details.                           viewfinder and press the capture        08
  Frame shot - Choose from one            button as you would to take a
  of the fun frames to transform          normal photo.
  your friend or just decorate their    3 The camera will take seven shots
  surroundings.                           in quick succession and display
                                          the first with seven thumbnails
Adjusting the exposure                    shown on the left side of the
Exposure defines the difference           screen.
between light and dark in an image.     4 Once you have highlighted the
A low contrast image will appear          image you want to keep, touch
foggy, whereas a high contrast                 . You will be given a chance    Get creative
image will appear much sharper.           to save more than one of the
1 Touch      .                            images.

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               Camera
               Taking a panoramic shot                  NOTE: Due to the image size the
               Capture life as it appears using a       panoramic photo will appear
               panoramic shot. The camera will let      slightly distorted in the Gallery
               you take three photos, all aligned,      view. Touch it twice to view it
               and combine them into one wide           properly.
               angle image.
                                                      Using the advanced settings
               1 Touch        to open the available
                                                      From the viewfinder touch
                 shot types and select Panorama
                                                      to open all the advanced settings
                 shot.
                                                      options.
               2 Take the first photo as normal. A
                 ghosted version of the right side    Preview settings
                 of the image will appear in the      Size - Change the size of the photo
                 viewfinder.                          to save on memory space or take a
               3 When you take the second and         picture preset to the correct size for
                 third photo, line the ghost of       contact. See Changing the image
                 the previous image up with the       size on page 55.
                 image in the viewfinder.
                                                      Scene mode - Set the camera to
               4 In the photo gallery, the photos     adjust to the environment. Choose
                 will be saved as as three separate   from Auto, Portrait, Landscape,
                 images and one panoramic             Night, Beach and Sport.
                 image.
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                                                      Colour Effect - Choose a colour
                                                      tone to apply to the photo you’re
                                                      taking. See Choosing a colour
                                                      effect on page 55.
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Blink detection - This enables the      Quality - Choose between Super
camera to stop taking a photo when      fine, Fine and Normal. The finer              01
it detects the blink of an eye.         the quality the sharper a photo will          02
White balance - Choose from Auto,       be, but the file size will increase as a
                                        result, which means you’ll be able to         03
Incandescent, Sunny, Flourescent
or Cloudy.                              store fewer photos in your memory.            04
Macro - Switch on to take close up      Back light compensation - when                05
shots.                                  you take a photo with a bright
                                        background, the subject may                   06
Self-timer - The self-timer allows      appear dark. Turn this function ON            07
you to set a delay after the capture    to compensate for this. The subject
button is pressed. Choose from                                                        08
                                        of the photo will be brighter.
Off, 3 seconds, 5 seconds or 10
seconds. Great for that group photo     Inner/Outer Camera - For self
you want to be part of.                 portraits, switch to the LG GT500’s
                                        inner camera. See Using the inner
ISO - ISO determines the sensitivity    camera on page 56 for details.
of the camera’s light sensor. The
higher the ISO, the more sensitive
the camera will be. This is useful in
darker conditions when the flash
can’t be used. Choose an ISO value
from Auto, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO                                                   Get creative
400, ISO 800 or ISO1600.



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               Camera
               Other settings                       TIP! When you exit the camera
               Memory - Choose whether to           all your settings will return to
               save your photos to the Handset      default, except image size and
               memory or to the External memory.    image quality. Any non-default
                                                    settings you require will need
               Geo-Tagging - Choose to switch on
                                                    to be reset, for example colour
               the EXIF information for the photo
                                                    tone and ISO. Check them
               to write GPS information.
                                                    before you shoot your next
               Zoom - Choose zoom from X, 8X       photo.
               or 16X.
               Image stabilization - Enables you    TIP! The settings menu
               to take a photo without camera       is superimposed over the
               instability or shake.                viewfinder, so when you change
               Focus - Select the way the camera    elements of the image colour
               will focus. Choose from Auto,        or quality you’ll be able to see
               Manual or Face tracking.             the image change in preview
                                                    behind the settings menu.
               Shutter sound - Select one of the
               three shutter sounds.
               Grid screen - Choose from Off,
               Simple cross or Trisection
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               Reset settings - Reset all the
               camera settings.


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Changing the image size                 Choosing a colour effect
The more pixels, the larger the         1 From the viewfinder touch       in       01
file size, which in turn means they       the top left corner.                     02
take up more of your memory. If         2 Select Colour Effect from the            03
you want to fit more pictures on to       Preview menu.
your phone you can alter the pixel      3 There are five colour tone options:      04
number to make the file size smaller.     Off, Black & White, Negative,            05
1 From the viewfinder touch        in     Sepia or Posterize.
                                                                                   06
  the top left corner.                  4 When you’ve made your selection
2 Select Size from the Preview            the colour tone menu can be              07
  menu.                                   closed by selecting the back icon,       08
3 Select a pixel value from the six       ready for you to take your picture.
  numerical options (8M: 3264
                                         TIP! You can change a
  X 2448, 5M: 2592x1944, 3M:
                                         photo taken in colour to black
  2048x1536, 2M: 1600x1200,
                                         and white or sepia after it’s
  1M: 1280x960, 640x480,
                                         taken, but you cannot change a
  320x240) or choose the preset:         picture taken in black and white
    Contacts - This sets the camera      or sepia back to colour.
    to take a photo the perfect
    size to be added to a phone
    contact.                                                                    Get creative




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               Camera
               Using the inner camera               4 To return to the main camera
               Your LG GT500 has a 60x80 inner      touch      and then select Outer
               camera, not just for video calling     Camera from the Preview menu.
               but for taking pictures too.
                                                    Viewing your saved photos
               1 To switch to the inner camera
                                                    1 You can access your saved photo’s
                 touch      then select Inner
                                                      from within the camera mode.
                 Camera from the Preview menu.
                                                      Simply touch       and your
               2 After a few seconds you’ll see       gallery will appear on screen.
                 yourself in the viewfinder. To
                 capture the image press the
                 capture button as normal.

                TIP! The inner camera has
                fewer settings as it has no flash
                or ISO. You can still alter the
                image size, scene mode, colour
                effect, image quality, white
                balance and set the self-timer by
                touching      in the same way as
                when using the main camera.

               3 After you’ve taken the photo
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                 you’ll be offered all the same
                 options available for an image
                 taken with the main camera.
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Video camera
Shooting a quick video                 8 Touch      on the screen or press
1 Press and hold the camera key on       the capture button a second time       01
  the right side of the phone.           to stop recording.                     02
2 Alternatively, touch     in the                                               03
  view finder in camera mode to
  switch to video mode.                                                         04
                                                                                05
 TIP! Quickly open the
 video camera by pressing and                                                   06
 holding the camera key.
                                                                                07
                                                                                08
3 The video camera’s viewfinder will
  appear on screen.
4 Holding the phone horizontally,
  point the lens towards the subject
  of the video.
5 Press the capture button once to
  start recording.
6 Rec will appear at the top of the
  viewfinder and a timer at the
  bottom showing the length of
  your video.                                                                Get creative

7 To pause the video touch       and
  resume by selecting      .

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               Video camera
               After you’ve shot your video               Touch to shoot another video
               A still image representing your      straight away. Your current video
               captured video will appear on        will be saved.
               screen. The name of the video runs
                                                        Touch to play the video.
               along the bottom of the screen
               together with five icons down the         Touch to send the video as a
               right side .                         message, by Email or by Bluetooth.
                                                    See page 3 for Sending a
                                                    message, or page 109 for Sending
                                                    and receiving your files using
                                                    Bluetooth.
                                                         Touch to upload to your
                                                    account blog.
                                                        Touch to view a gallery of
                                                    saved videos and pictures.
                                                         Touch to delete the video you
                                                    have just made and confirm by
                                                    touching Yes. The viewfinder will
                                                    reappear.
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Getting to know the viewfinder
                                            Settings - Touch this icon to open the            01
                                            settings menu. See Using the advanced             02
                                            settings on page 60 for details.
                                            Video mode - Video mode is selected.              03
                                            Image size                                        04
                                                                                              05

                                            Back - Touch here to return to the home
                                                                                              06
                                            screen.                                           07
                                            Gallery
                                                                                              08
                                            Exposure - See Adjusting the Exposure on
                                            page 60.
                                            Recording speed
                                            Stop recording
                                            Start recording
                                            Saving to handset memory/external
                                            memory
                                            Zoom - Touch       to zoom in or      to
 TIP! You can close all the                 zoom out. Alternatively you can use the side
 shortcut options for a clearer             volume keys.                                   Get creative
 viewfinder screen. Simply touch the
 centre of the viewfinder once. To recall
 the options touch the screen again.

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               Video camera
               Adjusting the exposure                   Colour Effect - Choose a colour
               Exposure defines the difference          tone to apply to the video you’re
               between light and dark in an image.      taking. See Choosing a colour tone
               A low contrast image will appear         on page 62.
               foggy, whereas a high contrast           White balance - The white balance
               image will appear much sharper.          ensures that any white in your
               1 Touch      .                           videos is realistic. In order for your
                                                        camera to correctly adjust the white
               2 Slide the exposure indicator
                                                        balance you may need to determine
                  along the bar, towards       for a
                                                        the light conditions. Choose from
                  lower exposure, hazier image, or
                                                        Auto, Incandescent, Sunny,
                  towards      for a higher contrast,
                                                        Fluorescent or Cloudy.
                  sharper image.
                                                        Quality - Choose between Super
               Using the advanced settings              fine, Fine and Normal. The finer
               From the viewfinder touch Settings       the quality the sharper a video will
               to open all the advanced settings        be. The file size will increase as a
               options.                                 result, which means you’ll be able
                                                        to store fewer videos in the phone’s
               Preview settings                         memory.
               Video size - Change the size of the      Duration - Set a duration limit for
               video to save on memory space. See       your video. Choose from Normal, or
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               Changing the video image size on         MMS to limit the size to be able to
               page 61.                                 send the video as an MMS.
               Scene mode - Choose from Auto
               or Night.
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 TIP! If you choose MMS                 Changing the video image
 duration, try choosing a lower         size                                        01
 image quality to enable you to         The more pixels, the larger the file        02
 shoot a longer video.                  size, which in turn means they take
                                                                                    03
                                        up more memory. If you want to fit
Inner/Outer camera - Switch to                                                      04
                                        more videos on to your phone you
your LG GT500’s inner camera to
                                        can alter the pixel number to make          05
record a video of yourself. See Using
                                        the file size smaller.
the inner video camera on page 62                                                   06
                                        1 From the viewfinder touch         in
for details.
                                           the top left corner.                     07
Other settings                          2 Select Video size from the                08
Memory - Choose whether to save            Preview menu.
your videos to the Handset memory       3 Select a pixel value from the five
or to the External memory.                 options:
Voice - Choose Mute to record a                   640x384(W) - The highest
video without sound.                       quality widescreen option.
Zoom - Choose zoom from X, 8X                    400x240(W) - This is
or 16X.                                    also widescreen, but of a lower
Reset settings - Reset all the video       resolution.
camera settings.                                  640x480 - Standard sized
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               Video camera
                        320x240 - Smaller image       Choosing a colour tone
                 size, therefore smaller file size.   1 From the viewfinder touch       in
                 Great for saving on memory             the top left corner.
                 space.                               2 Select Colour Effect from the
                        176x144 - Smallest image        Preview menu.
                 size and therefore smallest file     3 There are five colour tone options,
                 size.                                  Off (colour), Black & White,
               4 Touch the back icon to return to       Negative, Sepia, Posterize.
                 the viewfinder.                      4 Touch the colour tone you’d like
                                                        to use.
                    WARNING: The great
                editing software on your LG            TIP! You can change a
                GT500 is compatible with all           video shot in colour to black and
                video types except 60X38 and         white or sepia after it’s taken,
                60x80. Don’t record in this          but you cannot change a video
                format if you plan to edit your        shot in black and white or sepia
                video.                                 back to colour.

                TIP! For video format conversion      Using the inner video camera
                software, see the CD you
                                                      Your LG GT500 has a 320x20 inner
                received with your GT500.
                                                      camera, not just for video calling
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                                                      but for recording videos too.
                                                      1 To switch to the inner camera
                                                        touch      then select Inner
                                                        Camera from the Preview menu.
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2 After a few seconds you’ll see         Watching your saved videos
  yourself in the viewfinder. To start   1 In the viewfinder touch         .         01
  recording the image press the                                                      02
                                         2 Your gallery will appear on screen.
  capture button as normal, press a
                                         3 Touch the video you want to view          03
  second time to stop recording.
                                           once to bring it to the front of the
3 After you’ve shot the video you’ll                                                 04
                                           gallery. It will automatically begin
  be offered all the same options
                                           to play.                                  05
  available for a video shot using
  the main camera.                       Watching your videos on your 06
4 To return to the main camera           TV                           07
  touch       and then Outer             Connect your GT500 to your TV
  Camera.                                                                            08
                                         using the TV output cable.
 TIP! You can still alter the image      NOTE: The TV output cable is
 size, scene mode, colour effect,        available for purchase separately.
 white balance and quality by
 touching Settings in the same                WARNING: All formats
 way as when using the main               except 320x20 and 176x1
 camera.                                  are compatible with watching
                                          on TV.


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               Your photos and videos
               Viewing your photos and                 Using zoom when viewing a
               videos                                  video or photo
               1 Touch      on your camera                               +
                                                       To zoom in press repeatedly.
                 preview screen.                                          –
                                                       To zoom out press . Use the
               2 Your gallery will appear on screen.   thumbnail in the bottom right
               3 Touch the video or photo to open      corner to move the focus area.
                 it fully.
                                                       Adjusting the volume when
                      Sort by Date                     viewing a video
                                                       To adjust the volume of the audio
                                                       on a video whilst it is playing, touch
                                                       the volume bar on the left side of
                                                       the screen. Alternatively, use the
                                                       volume keys on the side of the
                                                       phone.
                TIP! Flick left or right to
                view other photos or videos.


                TIP! To delete a photo or
                video, open it and select      .
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Capturing an image from a               Viewing your photos as a
video                                   slide show                                 01
1 Select the video you would like to    Slideshow mode will show all the           02
  capture an image from.                photos in your gallery one at a time
                                                                                   03
2 Touch to pause the video on           as a slideshow. Videos can not be
  the frame you’d like to convert       viewed as a slideshow.                     04
  to an image select        from the    1 Touch the photo you would like           05
  right side of the screen.                to begin the slideshow to open it.
                                                                                   06
3 Select Save.                          2 Select       .
4 The image will appear on screen,      3 The slideshow will begin.                07
  with its assigned image name.                                                    08
5 Touch the image then          to
  return to the gallery.
6 The image will be saved in My
  folders and appear in the gallery.
  You need to exit the gallery and
  then re-open it for this to appear.

      WARNING: Some
 functions will not work properly
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               Your photos and videos
               There are options within slideshows:   Editing your photos
                    Touch to skip photos.             There are loads of great things you
                    Touch to pause the slideshow      can do to your photos to change
               on a particular photo.                 them, add to them or liven them
                                                      up a little.
                    Touch again to resume
                                                      1 Open the photo you’d like to edit
               playback.
                                                        and touch        to bring up the
                    Touch to increase or decrease       options.
               the speed of the slideshow.
                                                      2 Touch the icons to adapt your
               Setting a photo as wallpaper             photo:
               1 Touch the photo you would                   Crop your photo. Choose
                 like to set as wallpaper twice to      a square or circular crop area
                 open it.                               and move your finger across the
               2 Touch the screen to open the           screen to select the area.
                 options menu.
                                                              Draw something on your
               3 Touch        .
                                                        photo freehand. Select the
               4 The screen will switch to portrait     thickness of the line from the four
                 mode. You can zoom in and              options and the colour you would
                 out on the picture and move            like use.
                 the cropped section using a
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                 thumbnail at the bottom of the             Put writing on the picture.
                 screen.                                See Adding text to a photo on
               5 When you are happy with the            page 67.
                 picture touch       .
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     Decorate your photo with             photo, Adding a colour accent
stamps. Choose from the different         and Swapping the colours in a            01
stamps available and touch your           photo on page 70.                        02
photo wherever you’d like them                 It hleps to adjust the picture      03
to be.                                    taken using Auto color, brightness
                                          etc.                                     04
     Erase the editing you have
added to the picture. You can                                                      05
                                                Touch to return to the
choose the size of eraser that            gallery.                                 06
you use.
                                                                                   07
      Save the changes you have
                                                                                   08
made to the photos. Select to save
the changes over the Update, or
as a New file. If you select New file
enter a file name.

     Undo the last Effect or edit
you made to the photo.                  Adding text to a photo
    See Adding an effect to a           1 From the editing screen, touch
photo on page 68.                             .
                                        2 Select Signature to add
       Touch to open further
                                          unframed text or choose one of        Get creative
effect options including Rotate.
                                          the speech bubble shapes.
There are also more advanced
editing options. See Morphing a         3 Enter your text using the keypad
                                          and touch Done.
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               4 Move the text by touching it and        apply the changes or choose
                 sliding it to the place you’d like      to cancel.
                 it to be.                               Mosaic blur - Touch to apply a
                                                         blurred pixelated effect to the
               Adding an effect to a photo               photo.
               1 From the editing screen, touch          Oil painting - Oil painting effect.
                      .
                                                         Sketch - Apply an effect to make
               2 Choose to apply any of the              the picture look like a sketch.
                 eighteen options to the photo
                                                         Emboss - Emboss effect.
                 Face beautify - Automatically
                                                         Solarize - Change the effect of
                 detect a face in the image and
                                                         exposure to the light.
                 brighten it up.
                                                         Vivid - An effect of clearness and
                 Tunnel effect - Make your
                                                         brilliance.
                 picture look like it has been taken
                 using an old Lomo film camera!          Moonlight - Change the light to
                                                         look like moonlight.
                 Colour negative - Colour
                 negative effect.                        Antique - An old photo effect.
                 Black and white - Black and             Glow - A light beam effect.
                 white colour effect.                    Cartoon - A cartoon effect.
                 Sepia - Sepia effect.                   Water color - Make the picture
                 Blur - Apply a blurred effect.          look like a water colour painting.
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                 Sharpen - Move the marker along       3 To undo an effect simply touch
                 the bar to sharpen the focus of                .
                 the photo. Select the OK icon to
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 TIP! You can add more                      you’d like to morph. For example,
 than one effect to a photo.                if you are morphing a face, place        01
                                            a cross on the outside corner of         02
                                            each eye and one each side of
Crop a photo                                the lips.                                03
1 From the editing screen touch           4 Select a face to represent how           04
       .                                    you’d like to morph the photo.
2 Choose the shape you would like                                                    05
                                          5 Select       to save the changes.
  to use to crop the picture.                                                        06
3 Drag the box over the area you          Adding a colour accent to a                07
  would like to crop.                     photo
                                                                                     08
4 When you are happy with your            1 From the editing screen, touch
  selection, touch     .                          .
                                          2 Choose Colour accent.
Morphing a photo
                                          3 Select part of the photo. A
Morphing a photo is great for               traced line will appear around
changing the facial expressions of          everything in that area which is of
friends, or just for distorting a photo     the same or similar colour.
for artistic effect.                        For example, someone’s hair or
1 From the editing screen touch             jumper.
         .                                4 Alter the intensity of the
2 Choose Morphing and four                                                        Get creative
                                            accenting by touching        and
   crosses will appear on the photo.        then sliding the marker up or
3 Move the crosses around the               down the intensity bar.
   photo so they are on the parts
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               5 Touch OK.                             Editing your videos
               6 All colour will be removed from       The editing features are available for
                 the photo, apart from the section     all video types except 60X38 and
                 marked for colour accenting.          60x80.
               7 Select      to save the changes.      Don’t record in these formats if you
                                                       plan to edit your video.
               Swapping the colours in a
               photo                                   Trimming the length of your
               1 From the editing screen, touch        video
                      .                                1 Open the video you’d like to edit,
               2 Choose Colour swapping.                 select and touch the screen to
               3 Select part of the photo. A             bring up the options.
                 traced line will appear around        2 Select       and choose Trim.
                 everything in that area which is of   3 Touch and mark the new start
                 the same or similar colour.             and end points using         .
                 For example, someone’s hair or        4 Touch       to ensure you are
                 jumper.                                 happy with the new cut.
               4 Touch       and select a colour.      5 Touch       or, alternatively, touch
               5 Press OK.                                     to return to the gallery and
               6 The part of the photo selected for      discard the changes.
                 colour accenting will change to
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                 the selected colour.
               7 Select      to save the changes.

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                                       5 Touch        to choose how the
                                         videos merge together: None,              01
                                         Fade out, Pan zoom, Oval,                 02
                                         Uncover, Blind, Checker board,
                                                                                   03
                                         Dissolve, Split or Shape diamon.
                                       6 Press       followed by Yes to save       04
                                         the new merged video. Choose              05
                                         to save over the original file or as
Merging two videos together              a new file.                               06
1 Open the video you’d like to edit,   7 Repeat these steps to merge               07
  select and touch the screen to         more videos.
  bring up the options.                                                            08
2 Select       and choose Video        Merging a photo with a video
  merge.                               1 Open the video you’d like to edit,
3 The My videos folder will open.        select and touch the screen to
  Choose the video you would like        bring up the options.
  to merge.                            2 Select      and choose Image
4 Touch and slide the photo              merge.
  to merge it to the end or the        3 The My images folder will open.
  beginning of the video.                Choose the photo you would like
                                         to merge into your video and
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               4 Touch and slide the photo            5 Touch the area of the screen you’d
                 to merge it to the end or the          like the text to appear in.
                 beginning of the video.
                                                                Select the area you want
               5 Touch        to choose how the
                 photo and video merge together:
                 None, Fade out, Pan zoom, Oval,
                 Uncover, Blind, Checker board,
                 Dissolve, Split or Shape diamon.
               6 Press Save followed by Yes.
                 Choose to save over the original     6 Touch         to mark when you’d
                 file or as a new file.                 like the text to disappear.
               7 Repeat these steps to merge          7 Touch         to ensure you are
                 more photos.                           happy with the text overlay.
               Adding text to a video                 8 Touch         followed by Yes.
                                                        Choose to save over the original
               1 Open the video you’d like to edit,
                                                        file or as a new file.
                 select and touch the screen to
                 bring up the options.                9 Repeat these steps to add more
                                                        text.
               2 Select        and choose Text
                 overlay.
               3 Enter your text using the keypad
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                 and select Save.
               4 Touch and mark when you’d
                 like the text to appear using    .

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Overlaying a photo                       8 Touch         followed by Yes.
1 Open the video you’d like to edit,       Choose to save over the original        01
  select and touch the screen to           file or as a new file.                  02
  bring up the options.                  9 Repeat these steps to add more          03
2 Select       and choose Image            photos.
  overlay.                                                                         04
3 The My images folder will open.        Adding a voice recording                  05
  Choose the photo you would like        1 Open the video you’d like to edit,
                                           select and touch the screen to          06
  to overlay your video.
4 Touch and mark when you’d                bring up the options.                   07
  like the photo to appear using         2 Select       and choose Voice           08
        .                                  recording.
5 Touch the area of the screen you’d     3 The quality of the original audio
  like the photo to appear in. If the      will be affected by adding a voice
  photo is too big it will overlay the     recording. Touch Yes to continue.
  whole screen, not just the area        4 Touch to view your video.
  selected.                                When you get to the part you’d
6 Touch       to mark when you’d           like to record your voice over,
  like the photo to disappear.             press      .
7 Touch       to ensure you are
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                                                      3 The My sounds folder will open.
                                                        Choose the track you would like
                                                        to add to your video.
                                                      4 The original audio of your video
                                                        will be erased. Touch Yes to
                                                        continue.
                                                      5 If the audio is shorter than the
               5 Press       to stop recording and      video choose whether to play
                 playback.                              Once or to Repeat it.
               6 Touch         to ensure you are      6 Choose to save over the original
                 happy with the voice recording.        file or as a new file.
               7 Touch         followed by Yes to
                                                      Changing the speed of your
                 save. Choose to save over the
                 original file or as a new file.
                                                      video
                                                      1 Open the video you’d like to edit,
               8 Repeat these steps to add more
                                                        select and touch the screen to
                 voice recordings to the video.
                                                        bring up the options.
               Adding a soundtrack to your            2 Select        and choose Time
               video                                    scaling.
               1 Open the video you’d like to edit,   3 Select one of the four speed
                 select and touch the screen to         options: x4, x2, x1/4, x1/2.
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                 bring up the options.                4 Choose to save over the original
               2 Select      and choose Audio           file or as a new file.
                 dubbing.
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Adding a dimming effect
1 Open the video you’d like to edit,      01
  select and touch the screen to          02
  bring up the options.
                                          03
2 Select        and choose Dimming
  Effect.                                 04
3 Choose to save over the original        05
  file or as a new file.
                                          06
4 Your video will now fade in at the
  start and fade out at the end.          07
                                          08




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               Multimedia
               You can store any multimedia files    My images options menu
               into your phone’s memory so that      The options which are available to
               you have easy access to all of your   you in My images depend on what
               pictures, sounds, videos and games.   type of image you have selected.
               You can also save your files to a     All of the options will be available
               memory card. The advantage of         for pictures you have taken on the
               using a memory card is that you       phone’s camera, but only the Use
               can free up space on your phone’s     as, Print, Sort by and Memory
               memory.                               manager options are available for
               To access the Multimedia menu,        default images.
               touch       then Entertainment.
               Touch My stuff to open a list          TIP! When looking at
               of folders storing all of your         a picture, turn the phone to
               multimedia files.                      landscape to bring up further
                                                      options on the right side of
               Pictures                               the screen. Choose from send,
               My images contains a list of           upload, set as homescreen, edit
               pictures including default images      and delete.
               pre-loaded onto your phone,           Send - Send the image to a friend.
               images downloaded by you and
                                                     Edit - Edit the image.
               images taken on your phone’s
               camera.                               Move - Move an image from the
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                                                     phone memory to a memory card
                                                     or vice versa.
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phone memory to a memory card             4 If you choose Message or Email,
or vice versa.                              your photo will be attached to a         01
Use as - Choose from Main screen            message and you can write and            02
theme, Contacts image, Incoming             send the message as normal. If
call, Outgoing call, Switch on or off       you choose Bluetooth, you will           03
image.                                      be prompted to turn Bluetooth            04
Rename - Rename an image.                   on and your phone will search for
                                            a device to send the picture to.         05
Smart Light - Change the lighting
of your picture to improve it                                                        06
                                          Using an image
automatically.                                                                       07
                                          You can choose images to use as
Print - Print the selected image          wallpapers and screensavers or even        08
using a printer supported by              to identify a caller.
Pictbridge or Bluetooth.
                                          1 Touch        then Entertainment.
Slide show - View your images as a
                                          2 Touch My stuff then My images.
slide show.
                                          3 Select an image and touch         .
File info. - View the file information.
                                          4 Touch Use as and choose from:
Sending a photo                             Main screen theme - Set a
1 Touch      then Entertainment.            wallpaper for the home screen.
2 Touch My stuff then My images.            Contacts image - Allocate an
3 Select the picture you want to            image to a particular person
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  send, and touch Send. Choose              in your contacts list so that the
  from Message, Email, Bluetooth            picture shows when they call you.
  or Blog this.
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                 Incoming call - Set an image to     Printing an image
                 appear during incoming calls.       1   Touch      then Entertainment.
                 Outgoing call - Set an image to     2   Touch My stuff then My images.
                 appear during outgoing calls.
                                                     3   Select an image and touch   .
                 Switch on - Set an image to
                                                     4   Touch Print then choose between
                 appear when you switch the
                                                         Bluetooth and PictBridge.
                 phone on.
                 Switch off - Set an image to            TIP! You can to print via
                 appear when you switch the              bluetooth or by connecting to a
                 phone off.                              PictBridge printer.

               Marking up your images
                                                     Moving or copying an image
               A low- light photo can be adjusted
                                                     You can move or copy an image
               without lowering the quality of the
                                                     between the phone memory and
               picture.
                                                     the memory card. You might want
               1 Touch       then Entertainment.     to do this to either free up some
               2 Touch My stuff then My images.      space in one of the memory banks
               3 Select an image and touch           or to safeguard your images from
                  then touch Smart Light.            being lost.
               4 The light will automatically be     1 Touch        then Entertainment.
                  changed, and you will have an
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                                                     2 Touch My stuff then My images.
                  option to save the new image.      3 Select an image and touch       .
                                                     4 Select Move or Copy.

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Creating a slide show                Sounds
If you want to look at all of the    The My sounds folder contains          01
images on your phone, you can        the Downloaded sounds, Default         02
create a slide show to save you      sounds and Voice recordings.
                                                                            03
from having to open and close each   From here you can manage, send or
individual image.                    set sounds as ringtones.               04
1 Touch        then Entertainment.                                          05
                                     Using a sound
2 Touch My stuff then My images.
                                     1 Touch      then Entertainment.       06
3 Touch       then Slide show.
                                     2 Touch My stuff then My sounds.       07
Checking your memory status          3 Select Default sounds or Voice
                                                                            08
You can check to see how much of       recordings.
your memory space you have used      4 Select a sound and and it will
and how much you have left to use.     begin to play.
1 Touch      then Entertainment.     5 Touch      and select Use as.
2 Touch My stuff then My images.     6 Choose from Voice ringtone,
3 Touch      then Memory               Video ringtone, Message tone,
  manager.                             Start-up or Shut down.
4 Choose Handset memory or
  External memory.
  NOTE: If you do not have a                                             Get creative
  memory card inserted, you will
  not be able to select External
  memory.
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               Videos                                 Use as - Enables to set Voice
               The My videos folder shows a list of   ringtone or Video ringtone. (This
               downloaded videos and videos you       can be limited by Video frame size.)
               have recorded on your phone.           Edit - You can edit the file name.
               Watching a video                       File info. - View the Name, Size,
               1 Touch       then Entertainment.      Date, Time, Type, Duration,
                                                      Dimension, Protection and
               2 Touch My stuff then My videos.
                                                      Copyright details.
               3 Select a video to play.
                                                      NOTE: The TV output cable is
                TIP! GT500 supports both DivX         available for purchase separately.
                & Xvid video format playback
                to ensure greater content             Sending a video clip
                availability. Refer to page 99 in     1 Select a video and touch       .
                detail.                               2 Touch Send and choose from
                                                        Message, Email, Bluetooth or
                                                        YouTube.
               Using options while video is
                                                      3 If you choose Message or Email,
               paused
                                                        your video clip will be attached
               Touch       while in pause mode and
                                                        to the message and you can write
               choose from:
                                                        and send the message as normal.
               Capture - Capture the frozen frame       If you choose Bluetooth, you will
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               as a picture.                            be prompted to turn Bluetooth
               Send - Send the video in a message,      on and your phone will search for
               email or via Bluetooth.                  a device to send the video to.
               Delete - Delete the video.
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Games and Applications               Playing a game
You can download new games and       1 Touch    then Entertainment.           01
applications to your phone to keep   2 Touch Games & apps, then My            02
you amused when you have time          games & apps and Games.                03
to spare.                            3 Choose and touch a game to
                                       launch.                                04
Downloading a game
                                                                              05
1 Touch      then Entertainment.     Using the games options
2 Touch Games & apps, then My                                                 06
                                     menu
  games & apps and Games.            From the Games & apps folder, the        07
3 Select Download games.             following options are available:         08
4 You will connect to the web        Create new folder – Create a folder
  portal where you can find a        within Games & apps.
  games to download.                 Sort by - Sort the games and
 TIP! To delete any file in          applications by Date, Size or Name.
 My stuff, touch      then Delete.   Memory manager - View the
                                     memory status.
                                     File info. - View the game
                                     information.

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               Flash contents                       Documents
               The Flash contents folder contains   From Documents in My stuff, you
               all of your default and downloaded   can view all of your document
               SWF files.                           files. From here you can view Excel,
                                                    Powerpoint, Word, Text and
               Viewing an SWF/ SVG file             pdf files.
               1 Touch       then Entertainment.
               2 Touch My stuff then Flash          Viewing a file
                 contents.                          1 Touch      then Entertainment.
               3 Select the file to view.           2 Touch My stuff then Documents.
                                                    3 Select a document and touch
               Using options viewing the              View.
               SWF/ SVG file
               Touch        and choose from:
               Mute - Switch the sound off.
               Send - Send the file as a Message,
               Email or via Bluetooth.
               Wallpaper - Set the file as your
               wallpaper.
               File info. - View the Name, Size,
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Transferring a file to your             Others
phone                                   The Others folder is used to store         01
Bluetooth is probably the easiest       files which are not pictures, sounds,      02
way to transfer a file from your        videos, games or applications. It
                                                                                   03
computer to your phone. You can         is used in the same way as the
also use LG PC Suite via your sync      Documents folder. You may find             04
cable, see page 96 for details.         that when you transfer files from          05
To transfer using Bluetooth:            your computer to your phone that
                                        they appear in the Others folder           06
1 Make sure your phone and
                                        rather than the Documents folder.          07
   computer have Bluetooth
                                        If this happens you can move them.
   switched on and are visible to                                                  08
   one another.                         To move a file from Others to
                                        Documents:
2 Use your computer to send the
   file via Bluetooth.                  1 Touch        then Entertainment.
3 When the file is sent you will have   2 Touch My stuff then Others.
   to accept it on your phone by        3 Select a file and touch      .
   touching Yes.                        4 Touch Move, then touch Move
4 The file should appear in your            again.
   Documents or Others folder.

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               Creating a movie
               1 Touch       then Entertainment.              Muvee Studio
               2 Touch Muvee Studio.                      Classic Sepia
               3 Touch       to add an image. Touch
                 the images you want to include
                 then select Insert .
               4 Touch the style tab across the top
                 to choose a movie style.             Title           Credit

               5 Touch the sound tab at the
                 bottom of the screen to change               No Select
                 the sound, such as a voice
                 recording.
               6 Touch the Play button to see
                 what you’ve created.
               7 Touch       then Play Order to
                 change the order.
               8 Touch       then Save Location to
                 choose where to save the movie,
                 and touch Duration to choose
                 between long and short.
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               9 To save your movie, press play
                 and then touch the save icon in
                 the top left corner.

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Music                                    Transferring music onto your
Your LG GT500 has a built-in             phone                                       01
music player so you can play all         The easiest way to transfer music           02
your favourite tracks. To access         onto your phone is via Bluetooth or
                                                                                     03
the music player, touch        then      your sync cable.
Entertainment and Music. From            You can also use LG PC Suite, see           04
here you can access a number of          page 96 for details. To transfer using      05
folders:                                 Bluetooth:
Recently played - You can listen                                                     06
                                         1 Make sure both devices have
all of the songs you have played           Bluetooth switched on and are             07
recently.                                  visible to one another.                   08
All tracks - Contains all of the songs   2 Select the music file on the other
you have on your phone.                    device and choose to send it via
Artists - Browse through your music        Bluetooth.
collection by artist.                    3 When the file is sent you will have
Albums - Browse through your               to accept it on your phone by
music collection by album.                 touching Yes.
Genres - Browse through your             4 The file should appear in Music >
music collection by genre.                 All tracks.
Playlists - Contains any playlists you
have created.                                                                     Get creative
Shuffle tracks - You can listen to
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               Playing a song                           TIP! GT500 is the first worldwide
               1 Touch       then Entertainment.        handset to apply Dolby Mobile
               2 Touch Music, then All tracks.          for music, Providing trademark
               3 Select the song you want to play       Dolby sound quality to your
                 and touch Play.                        mobile phone.
               4 Touch to pause the song.              Using options while playing
               5 Touch     to skip to the next song.   music
               6 Touch      to skip to the previous    Touch       and choose from:
                 song.
                                                       Minimize - Make the music player
               7 Touch        to return to the         screen disappear so that you can
                 Music menu.                           continue using your phone as
                                                       normal.
                                                       Go to my music - Return to the
                                                       Music menu.
                                                       Visualization - Select a visual effect.
                                                       Add to playlist - Add the track to
                                                       one of your playlists.
                                                       Send - Send the song as a message
                                                       or via Bluetooth.
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                                                       Delete - Delete the song.
                                                       Use as - Use the song as one of Voice
                                                       ringtone, Video ringtone, Message
                                                       tone, Start-up or Shut down.
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File info. - View information          To play a playlist, select it and touch
including the Name, Size, Date,        Play.                                        01
Time, Type, Duration, Protection and   NOTE: To add a second playlist,              02
Copyright of the song.                 touch      then Add new playlist.
                                                                                    03
 TIP! To change the volume             Editing a playlist                           04
 while listening to music, touch
                                       From time to time, you may want to
     .                                                                              05
                                       add new songs or delete songs from
                                       a playlist. When you want to do this,        06
Creating a playlist                    you can edit the playlist.
                                                                                    07
You can create your own playlists by   1 Touch       then Entertainment.
choosing a selection of songs from                                                  08
                                       2 Touch Music, then Playlists.
the All tracks folder.                 3 Select the playlist.
1 Touch         then Entertainment.    4 Touch       and select:
2 Touch Music, then Playlists.           Add new songs – To add more
3 Touch Add New playlist, enter          songs to the playlist. Mark the
  the playlist name and touch Save.      ones you want and touch Done.
4 The All tracks folder will show.       Change list order - Change the
  Touch all of the songs that you        playing order of the playlist.
  would like to include in your
  playlist; a tick will show next to
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                 Send – Send a song as a message     Using the radio
                 or via Bluetooth.                   Your LG GT500 has an FM radio
                 Remove from list – Remove a         feature so you can tune into your
                 song from the playlist. Touch Yes   favourite stations to listen to on the
                 to confirm.                         move.
                 Memory info. - View the memory      NOTE: You will need to insert your
                 status.                             headphones in order to listen to
                 Remove all - Remove all tracks      the radio. Insert them into the
                 from the playlist.                  headphone socket (this is the same
                                                     socket that you plug your charger
               Deleting a playlist                   into).
               1 Touch       then Entertainment.
               2 Touch Music, then Playlists.        Searching for stations
               3 Touch then Delete or Delete all     You can tune radio stations into
                 to delete all of the playlists.     your phone by searching for them
                                                     either manually or automatically.
                                                     They will then be saved to specific
                                                     channel numbers so you don’t have
                                                     to keep re-tuning. You can save up
                                                     to 50 channels in your phone.
                                                     To auto tune:
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                                                     2 Touch FM radio then        .


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3 Touch Auto scan then Yes. The         Listening to the radio
  stations found will automatically     1 Touch     then Entertainment.      01
  be allocated to channel numbers                                            02
                                        2 Touch FM radio then touch the
  in your phone.
                                          channel number of the station      03
  NOTE: You can also manually             you would like to listen to.
  tune into a station by using                                               04
  and      displayed next to the         TIP! To improve the radio
                                                                             05
  radio frequency.                       reception, extend the headset
                                         cord, which functions as the        06
Resetting channels                       radio antenna.
                                                                             07
1 Touch        then Entertainment.
2 Touch FM radio then         .                                              08
3 Choose Reset to reset the current
  channel or choose Reset all to
  reset all of the channels. Each
  channel will return to the starting
  87.5Mhz frequency.




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                Organiser
                Adding an event to your                  colour cursor will mark the day
                calendar                                 that any events have been saved
                                                         to and a bell will ring at the start
                1 From the home screen select
                                                         time of your event, so that you
                  then touch Utilities and choose
                                                         can stay organised.
                  Organiser.
                  Select Calendar.                      TIP! You can set a holiday in
                2 Select the date you would like to     your calendar. Touch each day
                  add an event to.                      you are on holiday one at time,
                3 Touch       then Add event.           then touch      and select
                4 Touch Category then choose            Set holiday. Each day will be
                  from Appointment, Anniversary         shaded green.
                  or Birthday. Check the date and
                  enter the time you would like        Changing your default
                  your event to begin.                 calendar view
                5 For appointments and                 1 From the home screen select
                  anniversaries enter the time and       then touch Utilities and choose
                  date your event finishes in the        Organiser. Select Organiser
                  lower two time and date boxes.         settings.
                6 If you would like to add a subject   2 Touch Calendar and choose
                  or a note to your event, touch         either Month view or Week view.
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                  Note and type in your note.          3 Set week starts on.
                7 Set Alarm and Repeat.                4 Press Save to confirm your
                8 Select Save and your event will        choice.
                  be saved in the calendar. A square
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Adding an item to your To               TIP! You can back up and
do list                                 synchronise your calendar with          01
1 From the home screen select           your computer. See PC Sync on           02
  then touch Utilities and choose       page 96.
                                                                                03
  Organiser.
2 Select To do and touch Add to                                                 04
                                       Using date finder
  do.                                  Date finder is a handy tool to help      05
3 Set the date for the task, add       you calculate what the date will be      06
  notes and select a priority level:   after a certain amount of days has
  High, Medium or Low.                 passed. For example, 60 days from        07
4 Save your task by selecting Save.    10.10.07 will be 09.12.2007.             08
                                       This is great for keeping tabs on
Sharing a To do task                   deadlines.
1 From the home screen select          1 From the home screen select
      , then Utilities and choose         then touch Utilities and choose
  Organiser. Select To do.                Organiser.
2 Select the task you would like to    2 Select Date finder.
  share, then touch      .
                                       3 In the From tab set your required
3 Select Send. You can choose to          date.
  share your to do item by Text
                                       4 In the After tab set the number
  message, Multimedia msg.,
                                          of days.                           Get organised
  Email or Bluetooth.
                                       5 The Target date will be shown
                                          below.

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                Setting your alarm                      10 To power off the alarm, you can
                1 From the home screen select              choose snooze or stop.
                  then touch Utilities and choose         NOTE: You can set up to 5 alarms.
                  Alarms.
                                                         TIP! Touch on/off icon on the
                2 Touch Add alarm.                       right hand side of the alarm.
                3 Set the time you would like the
                  alarm to sound and touch Save.
                4 Choose whether you would like
                                                        Adding a memo
                  your alarm to repeat Daily, Mon       1 From the home screen select
                  - Fri, Mon - Sat, Sat - Sun, Except     then touch Utilities and choose
                  holiday or Choose weekday.              Memo.
                  The icons indicate the weekday        2 Touch Add memo.
                  you select.                           3 Type your memo, followed by
                5 Select Set alarm type to select a       Save.
                  type for your alarm.                  4 Your memo will appear on screen
                6 Touch Set alarm bell then select        next time you open the Memo
                  bell. To listen to sounds touch the     application.
                  sound, followed by        .
                                                         TIP! You can edit an existing
                7 Add a memo for the alarm.
                                                         memo. Select the one you want
                8 Finally you can set the snooze
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                                                         to edit and type your changes.
                  interval at 5, 10, 20, 30 minutes,
                  1hour or off.
                9 Once you have set your alarm,
                  touch Save.
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Voice recorder
                                                Voice recorder                 01
Use your voice recorder to record
voice memos or other sounds.                                                   02
1 Touch      then Utilities.                                                   03
2 Touch Voice recorder then
  and choose from:                                                             04
  Duration – Set the recording                                                 05
  duration. Choose from MMS msg.                                               06
  size, 1 min or No limit.
  Quality – Select the sound                                                   07
  quality. Choose from Super Fine,                                             08
  Fine or Normal.                    Sending the voice recording
  Go to my sounds – Open the         1 Once you have finished recording,
  Voice recordings folder in My        touch       .
  sounds.                            2 Touch Send and choose from
                                       Message, Email or Bluetooth. If
Recording a sound or voice             you choose Message or Email,
1   Touch      then Utilities.         the recording will be added to the
2   Touch Voice recorder.              message and you can write and
3   Touch to begin recording.          send it as normal. If you choose
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                                       Bluetooth, you will be prompted
4   Touch to end recording.
                                       to turn Bluetooth on.
5   Touch to listen to your
                                       NOTE: After you have finished
    recording.
                                       recording, touch       and choose
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                  Send, Files, Delete, Use as          3 Choose whether you would like
                  (to use the recording as your          to convert Currency, Surface,
                  ringtone), Duration, Quality, or       Length, Weight, Temperature,
                  Go to my sounds.                       Volume or Velocity.
                                                       4 You can then select the unit, and
                Using your calculator                    enter the value you would like to
                1 From the home screen select            convert from, followed by the unit
                       , then touch Utilities and        you would like to convert to.
                  choose Tools.                        5 The corresponding value will
                2 Select Calculator.                     appear on the screen.
                3 Touch the numeric keys to input
                  numbers.                             Using the stopwatch
                4 For simple calculations, touch the   1 From the home screen select
                  function you require (+, –, x, ÷),          , then touch Utilities and
                  followed by =.                         choose Tools.
                5 For more complex calculations,       2 Select Stopwatch.
                  touch       and choose from sin,     3 Touch Start to begin the timer.
                  cos, tan, deg, sec, csc, cot, rad,   4 Touch Lap if you want to record
                  log, ln or exp.                        a lap time.
                                                       5 Touch Stop to end the timer.
                Converting a unit
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                                                       6 Touch Resume to restart the
                1 From the home screen select
                                                         stopwatch at the time you
                      , then touch Utilities and
                                                         stopped it at, or touch Reset to
                  choose Tools.
                                                         begin the time again.
                2 Select Converter.
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Adding a city to your world             2 Select Jogging buddy.
time                                    3 Touch << >> to a set Distance or      01
1 From the home screen select             Time for your jog.                    02
  then touch Utilities and choose       4 You can switch Regular beep on
                                                                                03
  Tools.                                  or off.
2 Select World clock.                   5 Once GPS is connected, the start      04
3 Touch the       icon, followed by       button will light up. Touch           05
  Add city. Start typing the name         to start.
                                                                                06
  of the city you require and it will       - Reset button
  show at the top of the screen.                                                07
                                            - Start button
4 Touch the city to select it, and                                              08
                                           - Pause button
  it will be added to your World
  time list.                               - Stop button
                                        Regular beep - The phone beeps at
Jogging Buddy                           distance or time intervals to help
Whether walking, running or             you keep track without having to
jogging, GT500 provides up-to-          keep looking at the screen.
the-second information including
distance and time, and keeps an
exercise log for you using advanced

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GPS technology.
1 From the home screen select
   then touch Utilities and choose
   Tools.

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                Always ask mode                            Others - Data Service mode.
                If you set the “Always ask mode”         3 Insert the supplied CD into your
                as default, the phone will always          PC. Click on the LG PC Suite
                prompt you to select a type of USB         Installer which will appear on
                connection mode each time you              your screen.
                connect the phone to a PC via the        4 Select the language you would
                data cable. If you disable the “Always     like the installer to run in and
                ask mode”, the connection mode             click OK.
                will be the one you have manually        5 Follow the instructions on the
                set in Menu - Settings - Connectivity      screen to complete the LG PC
                - USB Mode and one of the options          Suite Installer wizard.
                Internet, Mass Storage or PC Suite.      6 Once installation is complete, the
                You can synchronise your PC with           LG PC Suite icon will appear on
                your phone to make sure all your           your desktop.
                important details and dates match,
                but also to backup your files to put     Connecting your phone and
                your mind at ease.                       PC
                                                         1 Connect the USB cable to your
                Installing LG PC Suite on your
                                                           phone and your PC.
                computer
                                                         2 Double click on the LG PC Suite
                1 From the home screen press and
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                                                           icon on your desktop.
                  choose Connectivity.
                                                         3 Click on Connection Wizard,
                2 Select USB connection mode               then USB.
                  and click OK.
                                                         4 Click on Next, then Next again,
                  Music - Music Sync mode.
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  then Finish. Your phone and PC      3 All of the documents, flash
  are now connected.                    contents, images, sounds and            01
                                        videos you have saved onto your         02
Backing up and restoring                phone will be displayed on the
your phone’s information                screen in the LG Phone folder.          03
1 Connect your phone to your PC                                                 04
  as outlined above.                   TIP! Viewing the contents of
                                       your phone on your PC helps              05
2 Click on the Backup icon, and
                                       you to arrange files, organise
  select Backup or Restore.                                                     06
                                       documents and remove
3 Choose to back up Contents           contents you no longer need.             07
  Data and/or Phonebook/
                                                                                08
  Schedule/Todo/Memo Data.            Synchronising your contacts
  Select the location you would       1 Connect your phone to your PC.
  like to backup information to, or   2 Click on the Contacts icon.
  restore information from. Click
                                      3 Your PC will now import and
  OK.
                                        display all contacts saved to your
4 Your information will be backed       USIM card and handset.
  up.
                                      4 Click on File and select Save. You
Viewing your phone files on             can now select where you would
                                        like to save your contacts to.
your PC
1 Connect your phone to your PC
                                        NOTE: To backup contacts saved       Get organised
                                        to your USIM card, click on the
  as outlined above.
                                        SIM card folder on the left side
2 Click on the Contents icon.
                                        of your PC screen. Right click on
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                  one of your contacts and choose     1 Disconnect your phone from
                  Select all, then Copy or Move to      your PC.
                  phone memory.                       2 From the home screen select
                  Right-click your contacts and               , then touch Settings .
                  select Copy to contact. Now click   3 Select Connectivity, then USB
                  on the Handset folder on the          connection mode.
                  left of your screen and all your
                                                      4 Touch Mass storage.
                  numbers will be displayed.
                                                      5 Connect your phone to your PC.
                Synchronising your messages             Your phone will read: Connecting
                1 Connect your phone to your PC.        as Mass Storage… followed by
                                                        Connected as Mass Storage
                2 Click on the Messages icon.
                                                        Mode. Do not disconnect during
                3 All of your PC and phone              transfer.
                  messages will be displayed in
                                                      6 A removable disk folder will open
                  folders on your screen.
                                                        automatically on your computer,
                4 Use the tool bar at the top of        two if you have a memory card
                  your screen to edit and rearrange     inserted, showing all the folders
                  messages.                             on your phone or memory card.
                Using your phone as a mass              NOTE: Your phone must be
                                                        unplugged from your PC to
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                storage device
                                                        initiate Mass Storage.
                Your phone can only be used as a
                mass storage device if you have a       NOTE: Mass storage backs up
                memory card inserted.                   content saved on your memory
                                                        card only, not your handset
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  memory. To transfer the content        begin. When the process is finished
                                                                                  01
  of your handset memory                 a Conversion complete pop up will
  (e.g. contacts) you’ll need to         be displayed.                            02
  synchronise using PC Sync.             The converted file can now be            03
                                         transferred to your phone, using
DivX Converter                           the Mass Storage functionality           04
Install the DivX converter which is      (see page 98 for details) or Upload      05
supplied on the same CD as the PC        contents using the PC Sync software
Sync software. DivX will convert                                                  06
                                         (see page 96 for details).
media files on your PC to a format                                                07
that enables you to upload and view
them on your phone.                                                               08
Once installed select DivX from the
Program Files on your PC, then DivX
converter followed by Converter.
Use the arrows in the application
to change the conversion format
to Mobile. If you right click on
the application box and select
Preferences, you can change the

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location of where the converted
files are saved.
Drag and drop the files into the
application for initial analysis. Then
select Convert for the process to
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          The web
          Browser                                 Adding and accessing your
          Browser gives you a fast, full colour   bookmarks
          world of games, music, news, sport,     For easy and fast access to your
          entertainment and loads more,           favourite websites, you can add
          straight to your mobile phone.          bookmarks and save web pages.
          Wherever you are and whatever           1 From the home screen select
          you’re into.                                   , then touch Utilities and
                                                     choose Browser.
          Accessing the web
                                                  2 Select Bookmarks. A list of your
          1 From the home screen select
                                                     Bookmarks will appear on the
            then touch Utilities and choose
                                                     screen.
            Browser.
                                                  3 To add a new bookmark, select
          2 To access the browser homepage
                                                         and touch Add new. Enter a
            directly, select Home. Alternately
                                                    name for your bookmark followed
            select Enter address and type
                                                    by the URL.
            in your desired URL, followed by
            Connect.                              4 Touch Save. Your Bookmark
                                                    will now appear in the list of
          NOTE: An additional cost is incurred
                                                    bookmarks.
          when connecting to this service and
          downloading content. Check your         5 To access the bookmark simply
          data charges with your network            touch the bookmark and then
          provider.                                 touch connect. You will be
                                                    connected to your bookmark.
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Using RSS reader                       Saving a page
                                       1 Access a webpage as described         01
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a
family of web feed formats used to       above.                                02
publish frequently updated content     2 Touch     and select Save this        03
such as blog entries, news headlines     page.
or podcasts. An RSS document,          3 Enter a name for the webpage so       04
which is called a feed, web feed, or     you can easily recognise it.          05
channel, contains either a summary     4 Touch Save.
of content from an associated web                                              06
site or the full text. RSS makes it     TIP! This menu will also allow         07
possible for people to keep up          you to edit titles of saved pages,
                                                                               08
with their favourite web sites in an    protect or unprotect the screen
automated manner that is easier         memo, and delete saved pages.
than checking them manually.
The user subscribes to a feed by
entering the feed’s link into the
reader or by clicking an RSS icon
in a browser that initiates the
subscription process. The reader
checks the user’s subscribed
feeds regularly for new content,
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          Accessing a saved page                Changing the web browser
          1 From the home screen select         settings
            then touch Utilities and choose     1 From the home screen select
            Browser.                                   then touch Utilities and
          2 Select Saved pages.                   choose Browser. Select Browser
          3 Select the page you would like to     Settings.
            view and it will open.              2 You can choose to edit Profiles,
                                                  Appearance settings, Cache,
          Viewing your browser history            Cookies, security, or Reset
          1 From the home screen select           Settings.
            then touch Utilities and choose     3 You can simply set these to on or
            Browser. Select History.              off by touching the switch icon.
          2 The web page you have accessed
            recently will be displayed. To      Using your phone as a
            access one of these pages, simply   modem
            select the item required.           Your GT500 can double as a modem
                                                for your PC, giving you email and
                                                internet access even when you can’t
                                                connect using wires. You can use
                                                either the USB cable or Bluetooth.
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Using the USB cable:                   Using Bluetooth:
1 Ensure you have the LG PC Suite      1 Ensure Bluetooth is switched On      01
  installed on your PC.                  and Visible for both your PC and     02
2 Connect your GT500 and your PC         GT500.
                                                                              03
  using the USB cable and launch       2 Pair your PC and GT500 so
  the LG PC Suite software.              that a passcode is required for      04
3 Click Communication on your            connection.                          05
  PC. Then click Settings and select   3 Use the Connection wizard on
  Modem.                                 your LG PC Suite to create an        06
4 Choose LG Mobile USB Modem             active Bluetooth connection.         07
  and select OK. It will now appear    4 Click Communication on your          08
  on screen.                             PC. Then click Setting.
5 Click Connect and your PC will       5 Click Modem.
  connect through your GT500.          6 Choose Standard Modem over
  NOTE: For more information on          Bluetooth link and click OK. It
  synchronising using the LG PC          will now appear on screen.
  Suite see page 96.                   7 Click Connect and your PC will
                                         connect through your GT500.
                                         NOTE: For more information on
                                         Bluetooth see page 110.
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           Settings
           Within this folder you can adapt        Theme - Quickly change the
           your settings to make your GT500        whole look of your screen.
           personal to you.                        Greeting message - Choose
           NOTE: For information on call           on or off and fill in the greeting
           settings see page 27.                   message.
                                                   Choose an image for Incoming
           Changing your screen                    calls, Outgoing calls, Start-up
           settings                                and Shut-down.
           1 Touch       then choose Settings.     Reset main menu - To reset the
           2 Touch Screen settings and then        main menu, touch Yes.
             choose from:                        3 Touch Save to save your settings.
             Wallpaper - Choose the theme
             for your home screen.               Personalising your profiles
             Dialling - Adjust the number size   You can quickly change your profile
             and colour.                         on the home screen. Simply touch
             Font - Adjust the font size.        the status summary icon on the top
             Backlight - Choose how long the     and touch the profile tab.
             backlight remains on for.           Using the settings menu you can
             NOTE: The longer the backlight is   personalise each profile setting.
             on for, the more battery power is   1 Press      and then choose
             used and you may need to charge       Settings.
             your phone more often.              2 Touch Profiles and then choose
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             Brightness - Adjust the screen        the profile you want to edit.
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3 You can then change all of the       Power save - Choose to switch
  sounds and alert options available   the factory set power saving          01
  in the list, including your Voice/   settings On, Off and Auto.            02
  Video ringtone and Volume,           Languages - Change the
  Message alerts and more.             language of your GT500’s display.     03
                                       Auto key lock - Lock the keypad       04
Changing your phone
                                       automatically in home screen.         05
settings
                                       Security - Adjust your security
Enjoy the freedom of adapting how
                                       settings, including PIN codes and     06
your GT500 works to your own
                                       handset lock.                         07
preferences.
                                       Memory manager - See Using            08
 TIP! To scroll through a list of      memory manager on page 108
 options, touch the last item          for more information.
 visible and slide your finger up      Reset settings - Reset all
 the screen. The list will move up     the settings to their factory
 so more items are visible.            definitions.
                                       Information - View the technical
1 Touch       then choose Settings.    information for your GT500.
2 Touch Phone settings then
  choose from the list below.
  Date & Time - Adjust your date
  and time settings or choose to
                                                                           Settings

  auto update the time when you
  travel or for daylight saving.
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           Settings
           Changing your touch settings Touch                then Settings. Touch
           Touch      then Settings. Choose       Connectivity.
           Touch settings. To reset the           Network settings - Your GT500
           touchpad and make it easier to use,    connects automatically to your
           select Touchpad calibration and        preferred network. To change these
           touch the crosses. Save the settings   settings use this option.
           when you are happy with them.          Internet profile - Set the profiles for
           Select Touchscreen effect to reset     connecting to the internet.
           touch Type, Tone and Vibration.        Access point - Your network
           Changing your connectivity             operator has already saved this
                                                  information. You can add new
           settings                               access points using this menu.
           Your connectivity settings have
                                                  GPS type - Choose either Assited
           already been set up by your
                                                  GPS or Stand alone.
           network operator, so you can enjoy
           your new phone from the off. If you
           want to change any settings, use
           this menu.
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 GPS                                    USB connection mode -
                                        Synchronise your GT500 using             01
 – GPS technology uses
   information from earth-orbiting      the LG PC Suite software to copy         02
   satellites to find locations.        files from your phone. See page
                                        96 for more information on               03
 – A receiver estimates the distance
   to GPS satellites based on the       synchronisation.                         04
   time it takes for signals to reach   If you use Music sync with Windows
   it, then uses that information to    Media Player, select Music sync in       05
   identify its location.               this menu. Music sync is available       06
 – It may take from a couple of         for only music contents. If you
   seconds to several minutes.                                                   07
                                        want to synchronize with external
 – Assisted GPS(A-GPS ) on this         memory, you can use ‘External            08
   mobile is used to retrieve           memory’ as Primary storage. If you
   location assistance data over        want to synchronise with internal
   packet data connection.
                                        memory, you can use ‘Internal
 – The assistance data is retrieved
                                        memory’ as Primary storage.
   from the Service server only
   when you needed.                     Server Synch - The Server sync
                                        function synchronises the data in
 – Take pictures of where you are
   and have the pictures tagged         a phone and the data on a server
   with information about your          such as contact address information,
   location.                            schedule items, to do items and
                                        memo items via a wireless network.
Note : GPS service has an error
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tolerance and it is unable to work in
buildings or underground.
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           Settings
           Streaming settings - Your network         Touch        followed by Settings.
           operator has already saved this           Select Phone settings then
           information. You may edit it if you’d     Memory Manager.
           like to make changes.                     Handset common memory - View
           TV out - Choose PAL or NTSC for           the memory available on your
           connecting your GT500 to a TV.            GT500 for Pictures, Sounds, Video,
           NOTE: The TV output cable is              Flash, MMS, Email, Java applications
           available for purchase separately.        and others.
           Java settings - Allows you to set         Handset reserved memory - View
           Profiles.                                 the memory available on your
           Divx VOD registration: This menu          handset for SMS, Contacts, Calendar,
           is for generating a DivX VOD              To do list, Memo, Alarm, Call history,
           registration code. Please visit http://   Bookmarks and Miscellaneous
           vod.divx.com to register and for          items.
           technical support.                        USIM memory - View the memory
                                                     available on your USIM Card.
           Using memory manager                      External memory - View the
           Your GT500 has three memories             memory available on your external
           available: the phone, the USIM            memory card (you may need
           Card and an external memory card          to purchase the memory card
           (you may need to purchase the             separately).
           memory card separately). You can          Primary storage settings - Choose
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           use memory manager to determine           the location you prefer items to be
           how each memory is used and see           saved to.
           how much space is available.
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 TIP! See page 1 for information      3 Touch Yes to turn Bluetooth on.
 on Installing a memory card.          4 If you have already paired the         01
                                         Bluetooth device, your GT500           02
                                         will not automatically search for
Using flight mode                        other Bluetooth devices. If not,       03
Turn on flight mode by selecting         your GT500 will search for other       04
     then Settings. Touch Profiles       Bluetooth enabled devices within
and choose Flight mode.                                                         05
                                         range.
Flight mode will not allow you to      5 Choose the device you want to          06
make calls, connect to the Internet,     send the file to and touch Select.     07
send messages or use Bluetooth.
                                       6 Your file will be sent.
                                                                                08
Sending and receiving your              TIP! Keep an eye on the
files using Bluetooth                   progress bar to make sure your
Bluetooth is a great way to send and    file is sent.
receive files as no wires are needed
and connection is quick and easy.      To receive a file:
You can also connect to a Bluetooth    1 To receive files your Bluetooth
headset to make and receive calls.       must be both On and Visible.
To send a file:                          See Changing your Bluetooth
                                         settings below for more
1 Open the file you want to send,
                                         information.
  typically this will be a photo,
  video or music file.                 2 A message will prompt you to
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                                         accept the file from the sender.
2 Touch        and choose Send.
                                         Touch Yes to receive the file.
  Choose Bluetooth.
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           3 You will see where the file has        Pairing with another
             been saved and you can choose          Bluetooth device
             to View the file or Use as
                                                    By pairing your GT500 and another
             wallpaper. Files will usually be
                                                    device, you can set up a passcode
             saved to the appropriate folder in
                                                    protected connection. This means
             your My stuff.
                                                    your pairing is more secure.
           Changing your bluebooth settings:
                                                    1 Check your Bluetooth is On and
           1 Touch      and choose Settings.          Visible. You can change your
           2 Choose Bluetooth then touch              visibility in the Settings menu.
                  and choose Settings.              2 Touch Search.
             Make your changes to:                  3 Your GT500 will search for devices.
             My device visibility - Choose to         When the search is completed
             be Visible or Hidden or Visible          Refresh will appear on screen.
             for 1 min.                             4 Choose the device you want to
             My device name - Enter a name            pair with and enter a passcode,
             for your GT500.                          then touch OK.
             Supported services - Choose            5 Your phone will then connect to
             how to use Bluetooth in                  the other device, on which you
             association with different services.     should enter the same passcode.
             See Using your phone as a              6 You passcode protected
             modem on page 102 or Using a             Bluetooth connection is now
             Bluetooth headset on page 111.           ready.
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             My address - Show your
             Bluetooth address.
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Using a Bluetooth headset
1 Check your Bluetooth is On and        01
  Visible.                              02
2 Follow the instructions that came     03
  with your headset to place your
  headset in pairing mode and pair      04
  your devices.                         05
3 Touch Ask always or Allow
                                        06
  without ask and touch Yes to
  Connect now Your GT500 will           07
  automatically switch to Headset       08
  profile.

 TIP! See page 27 for details on
 BT answer mode so that you
 can control how you answer
 calls when your Bluetooth
 headset is connected.




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           Wi-Fi
           Wireless Manager allows you            1. How to set up Wi-Fi
           to manage Wi-Fi Internet and           1 Wi-Fi On
           Bluetooth connections on your
                                                  2 AP (Access Point) Search
           device. It allows the phone to
                                                    – Searches which AP is available
           connect local wireless networks,
                                                      to be connected.
           or access the Internet wirelessly.
           Wi- Fi is faster and has a greater     3 AP Connect
           range than Bluetooth wireless            – Connects to the desired AP in
           technology.                                the AP search list.
           NOTE: GT500 supports WEP, WPA-           – If the AP is WEP or WPA-
           PSK/2 encryption not EAP, WPS              PSK/2 security type, enter the
           encryption. If your Wi-Fi service          security key.
           provider or network administrator
           sets the encryption for network        2. Wi-Fi network profile
           security, you should fill in the          support
           key in the pop-up window. If the       1 Wi-Fi profile support (how to
           encryption is not set, this pop-up       connect to frequently used AP or
           window is not shown. If you don’t        Hidden AP)
           know the key, you need to ask for it     1) If the AP does not appear in
           from your Wi-Fi service provider or         the search list, it is possible to
           network administrator.                      connect to it by saving it as a
                                                       profile.
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                                                    2) By saving the frequently used
                                                       AP as a profile, it is easier to
                                                       enter the Security key when
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     connecting to the AP that has        3 How to save the Wi-Fi profile
     the Security type.                     1) Select Saved networks from          01
  3) If the AP does not support the            the Options menu, then select       02
     DHCP, it is possible to connect           Add networks and enter values
     to the AP by using the static IP.         into each field.                    03
2 Description of each field in the          2) It is possible to select and        04
  Wi-Fi profile.                               save the AP search list after       05
  1) Network name: SSID (ID)                   selecting Wi-Fi On and then
                                               selecting Refresh (Searching        06
  2) Security type: WEP, WPA-PSK/2
     support.                                  AP).                                07
  3) Security key: saves the security       3) After connecting to the AP
                                                                                   08
     key.                                      that has the Security type, the
                                               Y/N popup will enable you to
  ) IP/DNS setting: this allows
                                               save the profile.
     you to set Automatic or Static
     depending on the DHCP
     support of the AP.
     If you set Static, enter the field
     value of the IP Address and
     DNS server to connect to the
     static IPwhen attempting to
     connect.
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