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TCL SIGNA - Support Overview

Find device-specific support and online tools for your prepaid TCL SIGNA.

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Accessories

Download and Install Samsung Gear Manager - Android® 

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

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Activate Your Device FAQs

Find answers to questions about activating a mobile phone with Verizon.

Activate Your New or Certified Pre-owned Smartphone

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

Connect Your Device Directly to the PC

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

How to use Verizon Cloud

Get step-by-step instructions for how to sign up for and use Verizon Cloud online. Upload and back up your contacts, pictures, videos, music, documents and more.

Obtaining USB Drivers for your Wireless Device

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

Perform Over-The-Air Activation (OTA)

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

Prepare for an International Trip

Here's how to check for service availability around the world and find the best plan for your trip abroad.

Set up Verizon Prepaid Service - Android™

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

Swap devices with someone on your account

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

TCL SIGNA - Activate / Set Up Device

Here's how to quickly set up your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Add an Existing Google Account

Here's how to add your Google (Gmail) account on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Adjust Account Sync Settings

Here's how to view and adjust sync settings on your SIGNA if you're not receiving email and app notifications.

TCL SIGNA - Turn Android Device Protection On / Off

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

TCL SIGNA User Guide (PDF)

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

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone

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

Validate Emergency Address (E911)

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

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

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

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

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

Video: What is Verizon Cloud?
(length: 1:20)

Watch this video to learn about the features of Verizon Cloud - like content transfer, media storage, photo printing and more.
Length: 1:20

Back Up & Transfer Content

Content Transfer Center

Find the best way to transfer your pictures, videos, contacts and other content from one device to another. See step-by-step instructions for devices by operating system.

Export / Import / Synchronize Contacts - Comma Separated Values (.csv) File or Vcard

Here's how to export contacts to or import contacts from a .csv file or Vcard.

Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Yahoo! Mail

Here's how to export your contacts to a CSV file using Yahoo Mail.

TCL SIGNA - Move Files from Internal Storage to SD / Memory Card

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

TCL SIGNA - Move Media Files to / from Computer

Here's how to transfer pictures, video or music files between your SIGNA and a computer.

Transfer Content - Apple® iPhone® to Android™

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

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

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

Verizon Cloud - Transfer Content - Android Smartphone

Here's how to use the Verizon Cloud app on your Android smartphone to transfer content between devices.

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

With the Content Transfer app, it's easy to transfer your contacts and other content from your old phone to your new phone. Find out how.
Length: 2:58

Basics

Certified Like-New Replacement

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

How to Check Verizon Wireless Service Availability

Learn how to check if your location has Verizon wireless service available. Follow these instructions to see if there's coverage in your area.

How to Clean / Disinfect Your Device

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

Battery & Power

Battery Issues - Battery Usage

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

Battery Troubleshooting Basics

Here's how to extend battery life and troubleshoot battery issues on your phone.

Power & Charging Issues - Non-Removable Battery Devices

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

Power & Charging Issues - Removable Battery Devices

If you're having issues with your removable battery charging or not holding a charge, here are some helpful tips.

Power Cycle the Wireless Device

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

TCL SIGNA - Turn Power Saver On / Off

Here's how to turn 'Battery saver' on or off to help manage battery performance for your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - View / Extend Battery Life

Here's how to extend battery life, view charging status / remaining battery and determine what uses the most power on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - View Battery Info

Here's how to check the battery specs (e.g., Usage Time, Standby Time, etc.) for your SIGNA.

Turn Battery Optimization On / Off - Android 6.x and higher (Kazuna)

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

Bluetooth

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

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

Connect your Vehicle to Bluetooth®

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

Create a Paired Connection - Windows

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

Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection - Android™

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

Resolving Car Kit mode

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

TCL SIGNA - Turn Bluetooth On / Off

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

Calling & Dialing

Add / Remove Spam Blocks - My Verizon Website

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

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

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

Call Waiting - Smartphone

Here's how to answer call on your Android / BlackBerry / Windows smartphone while you're on another call.

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

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

Move Pictures / Videos to Device - Android™ Smartphone

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

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

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

TCL SIGNA - Add / Remove Speed Dial Number

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

TCL SIGNA - Block / Unblock Numbers

Here's how to block messages and send unwanted calls directly to Voicemail for your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Call a Number

Here's how to place a call from your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Place a Conference Call

Here's how to place a conference call from your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Turn Video Call On / Off

Here's how to turn Video Calling for your SIGNA on or off.

TCL SIGNA - View / Delete Call History

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

Verizon Wi-Fi Calling FAQs

Learn how to make and receive calls over a Wi-Fi network if cellular service isn't available.

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

The Verizon Messages offers HD voice and video calling on your tablet through the app. Watch this video to learn how to set up HD calling and make calls.
Length: 1:46

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

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

Camera, Photos & Videos

Access Google™ Photos - Android™

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

Ensure Picture / Video Message does not Exceed File Size Limit

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

Supported file types for Picture / Video Messaging

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

TCL SIGNA - Common Camera Settings

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

TCL SIGNA - Record and Share a Video

Here's how to record and send a video using your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Share Picture from Gallery

Here's how to share a saved picture from your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Share Video from Gallery

Here's how to share a saved video from your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Take and Share a Picture

Here's how to take and share a picture from your SIGNA.

Computer/PC Connectivity

Create a Paired Connection - Windows® 7

Here's how to create a paired connection with your device using Windows 7.

Resolve Windows Device Manager Conflicts

Here's how to resolve driver conflicts if your device doesn't properly interface with your computer.

TCL SIGNA - USB Debugging Mode

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

Contacts

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

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

Choose Contacts to Display on Device

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TCL SIGNA - Add a Contact

Here's how to add a contact to your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Contact Display Options

Here's how to configure how your contacts display on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Delete a Contact

Here's how to remove a contact from your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Edit a Contact

Here's how to edit a contact on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Link / Unlink Contacts

Here's how to link or unlink duplicate contacts in your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - View Contact Sync Source

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

Verizon Cloud - Android Smartphone - Back Up Contacts / Media

Here's how to back up your contacts and media using Verizon Cloud on your Android smartphone.

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

Watch this video to learn how to manage your contacts using My Cloud Media & Contacts in your My Verizon account. See how to remove, restore and sync your contacts.
Length: 2:21

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

Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts by using your Google account.
Length: 2:45

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

Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts on your Android device.
Length: 3:21

Data

Bonus Data FAQs

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

Conserve Data Usage - Google+

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

Data Gifting FAQs

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

Data Utilization FAQs

Learn about a free online tool that helps you understand how the devices on your account are using data. Access it through My Verizon and My Verizon Mobile.

PopData FAQs - Purchase 30- or 60-minute 4G LTE Data Sessions

PopData is an all-you-can-stream data connection that's faster and more secure than most public Wi-Fi hotspots. Available in 30 and 60-minute sessions.

TCL SIGNA - Allow / Deny Data Roaming

Here's how to turn data roaming for your SIGNA on or off.

TCL SIGNA - Manage Data Usage

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

TCL SIGNA - Turn Data On / Off

Here's how to turn mobile data for your SIGNA on or off.

Turn Facebook® Video Autoplay On / Off

Here's how to turn automatic video play for Facebook on or off.

Date & Time

Auto Date and Time - Android™

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

TCL SIGNA - Set Date and Time

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

Device ID & Info

Damaged Device Fee FAQs

Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's charged if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement and your returned device has been misused.

How to Locate ESN or MEID Serial Numbers on Phones

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

My Verizon Website - View Device Info

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

TCL SIGNA - View Device ID (ESN / IMEI / MEID)

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

TCL SIGNA - View MAC Address

Here's how to view the Wi-Fi MAC address for your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - View Phone Number

Here's how to view the mobile number for your SIGNA.

Understanding ESN and MEID Numbers

Understand what an ESN and MEID is and how to find it on your phone.

Device Settings

Configure Company Name ID

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

Disable Automatic Configuration and Proxy Server Settings

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

TCL SIGNA - Adjust Brightness / Display Settings

Here's how to adjust screen brightness and other display settings (e.g., Sleep, Font size, etc.) for your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Manage Do Not Disturb Settings

Here's how to check Do Not Disturb settings if your SIGNA isn't receiving calls or alerts for texts and email.

TCL SIGNA - Reset All Settings

If your SIGNA crashes, resets or runs slowly, or apps freeze or cause the device to reset, view this info.

TCL SIGNA - Reset Network Settings

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

TCL SIGNA - Turn Airplane Mode On / Off

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

TCL SIGNA - Turn Screen Inversion On / Off

Here's how to reverse the color scheme on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Turn Screen Rotation On / Off

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

Turn TalkBack / Screen Reader On or Off - Android

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

Email/Gmail

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval

View this info on leaving email messages on the server after retrieval.

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Macintosh®

Here's how to leave a copy of messages on the server after you retrieve them.

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Windows®

Here's how to allow your email client (e.g., Windows Live, etc.) to leave a copy of an email on the server once deleted using your Windows computer.

Create Gmail™ Account

Here's how to create a Gmail account.

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

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

Gmail for Android - Reply to a Message

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

Gmail™ for Android™ - Auto Signature

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

Gmail™ for Android™ - Compose and Send a Message

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

Gmail™ for Android™ - Delete Messages

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

Gmail™ for Android™ - Manage Notifications

Here's how to manage your Gmail notification settings for your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - View Messages

Here's how to view a Gmail message on your Android smartphone / tablet.

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

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

Leave or Remove Copies of Email Messages on the Messaging Server

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

Recover Gmail™ Sign-in Information

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

Standard Email Messaging Ports

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

TCL SIGNA - Add a Personal / Corporate Email Account

Here's how to set up a personal / corporate email account on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Compose and Send Email Message

Here's how to create and send an email message from your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Delete Email Messages

Here's how to delete email messages from your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Email Account Common Settings

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

TCL SIGNA - Email Account Data Usage Settings

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

TCL SIGNA - Email Account Notification Settings

Here's how to manage notifications for a personal email account on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Email Account Password and Server Settings

Here's how to update personal email password and server settings for your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Email Account Signature Settings

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

TCL SIGNA - Email Account Sync Frequency Settings

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

TCL SIGNA - Manage Corporate Email Settings

Here's how to update work email settings for your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Perform a Gmail Sync

Here's how to sync Google email, contacts, etc. on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Remove Gmail Account

Here's how to remove a Gmail (Google) account from your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Remove a Personal / Corporate Email Account

Here's how to delete a personal / corporate email account from your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - View and Reply to an Email Message

Here's how to view and reply to an email message from your SIGNA.

Unlock a Gmail™ Account

Here's how to unlock your Gmail Account if you don't know your username or password.

Update the Gmail Password - Android™

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

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

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

Find My Phone

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Locate Device

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

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Lock Device

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

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Ring Device

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

How to Find Your Lost or Stolen Phone or Tablet

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

Turn Find My Device On / Off - Android™

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

GPS & Location Based Services

E911 Compliance FAQs

Review information about calling 911 from your mobile phone.

GPS Location Settings - Android™

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

Google Maps™ - Add Layers

Here's how to add layers in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Download an Offline Map

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

Google Maps™ - Find Current Location

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

Google Maps™ - Find Driving Directions

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

Improving GPS Performance

Here's info on improving GPS performance on your device.

TCL SIGNA - Turn GPS Location On / Off

Here's how turn GPS location for your SIGNA on or off.

Gestures & Motions

Google Maps™ - Gestures

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

Google Backup & restore

TCL SIGNA - Google Backup and Restore

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

Home Screen

TCL SIGNA - Customize Your Home Screen

Here's how to add / remove Home screen items (widgets, apps or folders) and set the wallpaper on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Screen Overlay Detected

Here's what to do if you're seeing a 'Screen overlay detected' error on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - View / Manage Home Screen Panels

Here's how to view, add and remove Home screen panels for your SIGNA.

Hotspot

Verizon Mobile Hotspot FAQs – Get sharable Wi-Fi internet

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

Internet & Web Browser

Access Websites - Mobile Web

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

Chrome Browser - Android - Access Websites

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

Chrome Browser - Android - Clear Temporary Internet Files

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

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Add a Browser Bookmark  

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

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

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

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Delete a Browser Bookmark  

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

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Edit a Browser Bookmark  

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

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Open a Browser Bookmark  

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

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Save Pictures from Browser

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

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

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

Delete Temporary Internet Files and Cookies - Safari

Here's how to clear temporary internet files and cookies for the Safari web browser on your Macintosh computer.

Disable Work Offline - Internet Browser

Here's how to check if you're offline if you can't connect to the internet via computer with Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox.

How to Check Your Internet Connection Speed

Here's how to test your connection speeds for your smartphone / tablet / jetpack / router / laptop etc. if it's slower than expected.

Power Cycling and Launching Mobile Web Browser

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

TCL SIGNA - Change the Browser Start / Home Page

Here's how to change the Home page in Chrome on your SIGNA.

View Browser History - Android™

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

Keyboard

Turn Voice Input On / Off - Android™

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

Language

TCL SIGNA - Language Selection

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

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Device Locking FAQs

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

TCL SIGNA - Enable / Disable / Modify Screen Lock

Here's how to set up, change or disable the screen lock option (e.g., password, pattern, etc.) for your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Manage Screen Lock Settings

Here's how to configure the screen lock settings for your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Set Lock Screen Notifications

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

TCL SIGNA - Set Up Face Recognition

Here's how to set up a facial recognition scan to access your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Smart Lock

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

TCL SIGNA - Unlock Screen

Here's how to unlock the screen on your SIGNA.

Memory/Storage

Format SD / Memory Card via PC

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

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

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

TCL SIGNA - Check Device Storage

Here's how to check available space if your SIGNA runs slowly / crashes, apps freeze or you can't save media.

TCL SIGNA - Format SD / Memory Card

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

TCL SIGNA - Insert or Remove SD / Memory Card

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

Verizon Cloud - Website - View Storage Meter / Upgrade Memory

Here's how to increase or check your Verizon Cloud storage space via the Cloud website.

Music

Apple Music - My Verizon app - Opt In

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

How to Use Apple Music FAQs

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

Move Music to Device - Android™ Smartphone

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

Subscribe to Apple Music - My Verizon Website

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

Navigating & Multitasking

TCL SIGNA - Use Multi Window

Here's how to use two apps simultaneously on your SIGNA.

Operating System & Software

Protect Against Downloading Ransomware Malware - Android™

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

Reboot the Router

If you can't connect to your Wi-Fi router, rebooting or restarting the may help.

Remove Ransomware From the Device - Android™

Here's how to remove ransomware from your device.

TCL SIGNA - Factory Data Reset (Powered Off)

Here's how to factory / hard reset your SIGNA if the screen freezes or call, app, audio or sync issues occur and the device won’t start up.

TCL SIGNA - Factory Data Reset (Powered On)

Here's how to factory / hard reset your SIGNA if the screen freezes or call, app, audio or sync issues occur.

TCL SIGNA - Install Device Software Updates

Here's how to check for and install software updates on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - View Software Version

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

TCL SIGNA Software Update

Get instructions on downloading the latest software update for performance improvements and enhancements to your TCL SIGNA.

SIM Card

My Verizon Website - Locate the SIM PIN / PUK

If your SIM card is locked and you're unable to make or receive calls or connect to internet, here's how to find the SIM unlock PIN / PUK.

SIM Card FAQs - Replace & activate a new card

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

SIM Card Tips and Tricks

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

TCL SIGNA - Enable / Disable / Modify SIM PIN

Here's how to change the SIM PIN for your SIGNA or turn it on or off.

TCL SIGNA - Insert / Remove SIM Card

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

TCL SIGNA - View SIM Card Number

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

Unblock SIM PIN - Android Smartphones / Tablets

Here's how to unblock the SIM PIN for your Android smartphone / tablet.

Social Networking

Manage Facebook® Privacy

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

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Resolve Volume Issues

Here's some tips for fixing volume issues.

TCL SIGNA - Save a Ringtone

Here's how to save an audio file as a ringtone on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Set Ringtones / Notification Sounds

Here's how to select or change ringtones / notification sounds on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Use Speakerphone

Here's how to utilize the speakerphone functionality on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Vibrate Mode

Here's how to turn vibrate mode for your SIGNA on or off.

TCL SIGNA - Volume Controls

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

Status Indicators/Lights

TCL SIGNA - View Signal Strength

Here's how to view signal strength on your SIGNA.

TV

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

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

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Cancel Text Messaging Subscriptions

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

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

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

Save a Picture / Video Message - Android™ Smartphone

Here's how to save a picture or video file sent as a message to your Android smartphone.

Send Picture/Video Message using Email

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

TCL SIGNA - Cut, Copy and Paste Text

Here's how to cut, copy and paste text on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Set Default Messaging App

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

TCL SIGNA - Turn Premium SMS Permissions On / Off

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

Text Message Notification Settings - Android™

Here's how to turn text message notifications for your Android smartphone on or off via the Messaging app.

Text to Landline FAQs

Learn about sending a text message to a non-mobile phone, including how much it costs and how the recipient will get the message.

Texting FAQs - International messaging & email to text

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

Verizon Messages - Website - Print Text Messages

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

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

Learn about the basic use of Verizon Messages, a text messaging app that lets you easily send and receive messages, attach photos to texts or group message.
Length: 1:24

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

Add a personal touch to your messages with some of the easy tools in Verizon Messages. Customize pictures, and even send an eGift from one of over 30 merchants.
Length: 1:31

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

With Verizon Messages, schedule a message to be sent at a later time or date and use driving mode to stay safe while you're on the road.
Length: 2:04

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Android™ - Access Menus with Long Press

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

TCL SIGNA - Capture a Screenshot

Here's how to capture a screenshot on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Set Up Printing

Here's how to set up and add a printer to your SIGNA.

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone

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

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Accessibility Settings - Android™

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

Configure TalkBack / Screen Reader Settings - Android

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

Magnification Gestures / Touch Zoom - Android™

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

TCL SIGNA - Manage RTT Settings

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

Turn Assisted Dialing On / Off - Kazuna

Here's how to turn assisted dialing for your Kazuna smartphone on or off.

Turn TalkBack / Screen Reader On or Off - Android

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

Wi-Fi & Network

TCL SIGNA - Access Wi-Fi Direct

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

TCL SIGNA - Add a Virtual Private Network

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

TCL SIGNA - Add a Wi-Fi Network

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

TCL SIGNA - Auto Switch Between Wi-Fi & Mobile Data Networks

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

TCL SIGNA - Change Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Password

Here's how to change the Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot password on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Configure Broadcast Settings - Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot

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

TCL SIGNA - Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings

Here's how to configure Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot settings (e.g., password, network name, etc.) on your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Network Mode Settings

Here's how to view network settings for your SIGNA.

TCL SIGNA - Remove Wi-Fi Connection

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

TCL SIGNA - Restart Device

Here's how to restart your SIGNA if it crashes and resets, freezes or runs slowly.

TCL SIGNA - Restart in Safe Mode

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

TCL SIGNA - Tethered Modem Connection

Here's how to use your SIGNA as a modem to connect to the internet via USB or Bluetooth.

TCL SIGNA - Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off

Here's how to turn Mobile Hotspot for your SIGNA on or off.

TCL SIGNA - Turn Wi-Fi Calling On / Off

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

TCL SIGNA - Turn Wi-Fi On / Off

Here's how to turn Wi-Fi for your SIGNA on or off.

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

Having issues with your Wi-Fi connection? Have no fear! Follow these simple steps to get your Wi-Fi connection up and running.
Length: 2:55

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

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