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ZTE Cymbal® LTE Support

Find device-specific support and online tools for your ZTE Cymbal LTE.

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Activation, Setup & User Guides

Perform Over-The-Air Activation (OTA)

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

ZTE Cymbal User Guide (PDF)

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Activate / Set Up Device

Here's how to perform the initial setup of your Cymbal.

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.

Transfer Contacts - Basic Phone to Basic Phone

Here's how to transfer your contacts from a basic phone to another basic phone.

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

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Move Music Files from Device

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Move Music Files to Device

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your ZTE Cymbal to a computer.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Move Pictures / Videos to Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your ZTE Cymbal.

Basics

How to Check Verizon Coverage in the US

Learn how to check for Verizon wireless coverage while in the US. Find steps to check coverage and determine what the indicators on your device mean.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Charging Your Phone

Learn how to charge your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Getting to Know Your Phone

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Getting to Know the Back of Your Phone

Discover more about the back of your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Turning Your Phone On and Off

Learn how to power on and shut down your ZTE Cymbal.

Battery & Power

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

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

ZTE Cymbal LTE - Insert / Remove Battery

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Format SD / Memory Card

Here's how to erase all data on the memory card of your Cymbal LTE.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - View Battery Info

Here's info on the battery specs (e.g., Use Time, Standby Time, etc.) for your Cymbal.

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.

Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection - Basic Phones

Here's how to delete a paired Bluetooth device from your Basic handset.

ZTE Cymbal LTE - Turn Bluetooth On / Off

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Pairing with a Bluetooth® Device

See how to pair your ZTE Cymbal with your Bluetooth device.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection

Here's how to delete a Bluetooth from your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Send Contact via Bluetooth®

Here's how to send a contact via Bluetooth on your Cymbal.

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 - Basic Phone

Here's how to answer call on your Basic phone 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.

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.

Turn Airplane / Standalone Mode On / Off - Non-Supported Devices

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Calling a Contact

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Calling a New Number

Discover how to use your ZTE Cymbal to call a new number.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Ignoring a Call and Replying with a Text

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Switching Between Calls

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Teaching Kids How to Call 911

Learn how to teach kids to call 911 on your ZTE Cymbal.

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

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Answer Options

Here's how to set up answer options on your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Block / Unblock Numbers

Here's how to send unwanted calls directly to voicemail for your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Call a Number

Here's how to call a number from your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Delete Call History

Here's how to delete the call history on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Place a Conference Call

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Redial

Here's how to redial a number from your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Reset Call Timers

Here's how to reset call timers on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Speed Dial

Here's how to assign a speed dial to a contact in your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - View Call History

Here's how to view the call history on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - View Call Timers

Here's how to view call timers on your Cymbal LTE.

Camera, Photos & Videos

Ensure Picture / Video Message does not Exceed File Size Limit

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

Supported file types for Picture / Video Messaging

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Capturing and Viewing Screenshots

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Changing the File Size of Pictures and Videos

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Recording a Video

Learn how to record a video using your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Sharing Photos

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Taking a Picture

Discover how to take a photo using your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Common Camera Settings

Here's how to change common camera settings on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Move Pictures / Videos from Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your ZTE Cymbal to a computer.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Move Pictures / Videos to Device

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from a computer to your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Record and Send Video via Messaging

Here's how record and send video via messages on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Send Existing Picture via Messaging

Here's how to send a saved picture from the gallery of your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Send Existing Video via Messaging

Here's how to send a saved video from the gallery of your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Take and Send a Picture via Messaging

Here's how to take a picture and send it via text message on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - View Pictures / Videos

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

Computer/PC Connectivity

Resolve Windows Device Manager Conflicts

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

Contacts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Adding a Contact

Learn how to add a new contact to your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Assigning a Picture to a Contact

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Assigning a Ringtone to a Contact

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Creating a Group and Adding Contacts to It

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Sharing a Contact's Information

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Add a Contact

Here's how to add a contact to your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Delete a Contact

Here's how to remove a contact from your ZTE Cymbal LTE.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Edit a Contact

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Send Contact via Bluetooth®

Here's how to send a contact via Bluetooth on your Cymbal.

Data

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Manage Data Usage

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Turn Data On / Off

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - View / Restrict Data Usage by App

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

Date & Time

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Set Date and Time

Here's how to change the incorrect date and/or time on your Cymbal.

Device ID & Info

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - View Device ID (ESN / IMEI / MEID)

Here's how to view the device ID (ESN / IMEI / MEID) for your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - View Phone Number

Here's how to view the phone number for your Cymbal.

Device Settings

Configure Company Name ID

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

ZTE Cymbal LTE - Adjust Brightness / Display Settings

Here's how to adjust screen brightness and other display settings (e.g., Brightness, font size, etc.) for your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Accessing Settings

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Adjusting the Screen Timeout and Brightness

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Changing Roaming Settings for a Trip

Find out how to change roaming settings on your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Changing the Ringtone

Learn how to change the ringtone on your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Configuring Location Settings

Learn how to manage location settings on your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Managing Data Usage

Discover how to manage data usage on your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Performing a Factory Reset

Learn how to do a factory reset on your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Turning Airplane Mode On and Off

An interactive guide for setting your ZTE Cymbal to Airplane mode.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Adjust Backlight

Here's how to adjust the backlight on your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Set Shortcut

Here's how to set a shortcut via a navigation key on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Turn Airplane Mode On / Off

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

Email/Gmail

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

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

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

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

Standard Email Messaging Ports

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

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

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Turn Message Delivery Confirmation Setting On / Off

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

GPS & Location Based Services

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Turn GPS Location On / Off

Here's how to turn GPS location services for your Cymbal on or off.

Home Screen

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Managing Navigation Button Shortcuts

Learn to use shortcuts to navigate the screen on your ZTE Cymbal.

Internet & Web Browser

Access Websites - Mobile Web

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Bookmarking a Website

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Clearing Browsing Data

A visual walkthrough of clearing browsing data in the web browser of your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Navigating to a Website

Discover how to find a website using your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Add a Browser Bookmark

Here's how to add a browser bookmark on your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Allow / Block Browser Cookies

Here's how to allow or block browser cookies if you can't browse the internet or view website images on your device.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Clear Temporary Internet Files

Here's how to clear temporary internet files if you're unable to browse the internet or a web page won't display.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Delete a Browser Bookmark

Here's how to delete a browser bookmark on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Edit a Browser Bookmark

Here's how to edit a browser bookmark on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Launch a Browser Bookmark

Here's how to launch a browser bookmark on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Open Web Browser

Here's how to launch a web browser on your Cymbal.

Language

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Changing the Language

Discover how to change the language settings on your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Language Selection

Here's how to change the language on your Cymbal.

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Setting Screen Security

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Unlocking the Screen

See how to unlock the screen on your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Lock Code

Here's how to set up a PIN to lock or unlock the screen on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Set Up Phone Lock

Here's how to set up screen lock options on your Cymbal LTE.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Unlock Screen

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

Memory/Storage

ZTE Cymbal LTE - Insert or Remove SD / Memory Card

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Check Device Storage

Here's how to free up space if your Cymbal runs slow or crashes or resets, or you can't save media.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Memory Save Location

Here's how to save location settings on your Cymbal.

Music

Sync Music to the Phone with Windows® Media Player 11

Here's how to sync music to the phone with Windows Media Player 11.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Move Music Files from Device

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Move Music Files to Device

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Play Music Files

Here's how to play a music files on your Cymbal.

Navigating & Multitasking

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Navigating a Feature Phone and Its Virtual Device

See how to navigate your ZTE Cymbal and its virtual device.

Operating System & Software

ZTE Cymbal LTE - Software Update

Get instructions on how to download the latest software update for improvements and fixes to your device.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Auto Firmware Over-The-Air (FOTA) Upgrade

Here's how to do an OTA activation/software update on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Install Device Software Update

Here's how to check for and install a software update on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - View Software Version

Here's how to view the software version on your Cymbal.

SIM Card

ZTE Cymbal LTE - Insert / Remove SIM Card

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

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Inserting and Removing a microSD Card

Find out how to insert and remove a microSD card from your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Inserting and Removing the Nano SIM Card

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Enable / Disable / Modify SIM PIN

Here's how to modify the SIM PIN for your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - View SIM Card Number

Here's how to view the SIM card number on your Cymbal.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Set Ringtones

Here's how to select a ringtone for your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Use Speakerphone

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Volume Controls

Here's how to adjust volume controls on your Cymbal.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Create and Send a Text Message - VZAccess® Manager

Here's how to create and send a text message via VZAccess Manager.

Send Picture/Video Message using Email

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

Verizon Messages - Website - Print Text Messages

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Auto Receive Messages

Here's how to auto receive picture / video messages on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Create and Send a Text Message

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Delete Messages

Here's how to the delete messages on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Record and Send Video via Messaging

Here's how record and send video via messages on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Save a Picture / Video Message

Here's how to save a picture / video from messages on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Send Existing Picture via Messaging

Here's how to send a saved picture from the gallery of your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Send Existing Video via Messaging

Here's how to send a saved video from the gallery of your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Take and Send a Picture via Messaging

Here's how to take a picture and send it via text message on your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Text Message Signature

Here's how to add a text message signature to your Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - View Text Messages

Here's how to view messages on your Cymbal.

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Finding More Help

Discover how to find videos and tutorials to learn more about using your ZTE Cymbal.

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Capture a Screenshot

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

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Manage TTY Settings

Here's how to manage the TTY call settings for your Cymbal.

Wallpapers/Theme

ZTE Cymbal Simulator: Changing the Wallpaper

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

ZTE Cymbal® LTE - Set Wallpaper

Here's how to set or change the wallpaper on your Cymbal.

Wi-Fi & Network

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

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