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LG Dare Quick Start Manual

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Type: Quick Start Guide
Category: Cell Phone
Pages: 13
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V CAST MULTIMEDIA PHONE with TOUCH SCREEN

Quick Start Guide

 


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Getting to Know Your Phone

Power/End Key

Camera  

Key

Volume  

Up/Down

USB/Charging  

Port

Send Key

Microphone

Lock/ 

Unlock Key

microSD

TM

  

Port

Speakerphone  

Key

3.5mm  

Headset Jack

Clear & Back/ 

Voice Command/ 

Voice Memo Key

BACK SIDE

Camera

Flash

Quick Touch Keys

Messaging
Dial
Menu
Contacts
Favorites

Shortcut Menu*

Touch Screen 

(Adaptive Menu  

Interface)

*Customizable.

Speaker

Note: 

Standby mode is when the phone is waiting 

for input. No menu is displayed, and the phone isn’t 

performing an action. It is the starting point for all of 

the steps in the Quick Start Guide. 

 


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Touch Screen/Making a Call

Using the Touch Screen

•   To make a selection, simply use the tip of your  

finger to touch the on-screen text or a touch key. 

•   It’s not necessary to press hard. A light touch will do.
•   Touch 

Home

   to return to the standby screen.

Scrolling with the Touch Screen

•   To scroll using the touch screen, touch the screen and  

drag

 (or flick) 

up 

or

 down

•   You can also scroll 

left

 and 

right

 within the subcategories.

•   When viewing your contacts or songs, you can scroll using 

the 

Search Ribbon

 at the top of the screen. Either touch 

a highlighted letter or touch and 

drag

 your finger along the 

Search Ribbon

 to jump to contacts or songs that begin 

with the selected letter.

Making a Call from the Contact List

1.  Press the 

 

Key

 twice on the left side of the phone or 

touch 

 to unlock the touch screen.

2.  Touch 

Contacts

 

.

3.  To quickly find the contact you wish to call, scroll using the 

Search Ribbon

.

4.  Press 

Phone

 

 next to the contact’s name to place the call.

Search Ribbon

 


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Handwriting Recognition

Saving a Contact

1.  Press the 

 

Key

 twice on the left side of the phone or 

touch 

 to unlock the touch screen.

2.  Touch 

Contacts

 

, and then touch 

New

.

3.  Touch the 

Name

 field to begin entering your contact’s name.

4.  There are a variety of text entry methods on Dare. The 

default method is the alphabetical keypad, but you can 

also touch the icons on the right side of the display to 

access the virtual QWERTY keyboard or the handwriting 

recognition feature. For this demonstration, touch 

Handwriting Recognition

 

.

5.  Write the letters of your contact’s name in the dark gray 

area. To change case or shift between letters, numbers, and 

symbols, touch the icons on the left side of the screen. 

When you are finished, touch 

Done

.

6.  Enter additional information for your contact using the 

same steps as above. When you are finished, touch 

Save

.

Note:

 You can also use the Handwriting Recognition feature 

when composing messages, entering URLs, and writing 

notes. To learn more about this feature and its guidelines, 

refer to the User Manual.

 


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Shortcut Menu

Access frequently used features through the customizable  

Shortcut menu. In seconds, you can adjust both the  

order and content of this convenient menu.

Customizing the Shortcut Menu

1.  Press the 

 

Key

 twice on the left side of the phone or  

touch 

 to unlock the touch screen.

2.  Touch 

Shortcut menu

  , and then touch 

Set

.

3.  Touch the icon you want to change. 
4.  You can now select a new shortcut from the list of features. 
5.  When you are finished, touch 

Done

.

Moving Shortcuts to the Standby Screen

1.  Press the 

 

Key

 twice on the left side of the phone or 

touch 

 to unlock the touch screen.

2.  Touch 

Shortcut menu

  .

3.  Touch and 

drag

 the icon you want to move onto the 

standby screen.

4.  You can rearrange the icons on the standby screen by 

touching and 

dragging

 them.

Note:

 To reorder the icons on the 

Shortcut menu

,  

open the menu and then touch and 

drag

 the icons to  

the desired position to rearrange them.

 


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Favorites

Stay in touch with frequently called contacts quickly  

and easily with this fun feature.

1.  Press the 

 

Key

 twice on the left side of the phone or 

touch 

 to unlock the touch screen.

2.  Touch 

Favorites

 

.

3.  To add a new favorite, touch 

Add

 

.

4.  Touch a contact’s name, and then touch 

Done

.

5.  If your contact has an assigned picture ID, you’ll now  

see a thumbnail of that image on the Favorites menu.  

You can touch and 

drag

 the thumbnails to arrange them  

on the screen. 

6.  To begin composing a text message to a favorite, touch  

and 

drag

 the thumbnail over 

New Txt Message

 

  To quickly call a favorite, touch and 

drag

 the thumbnail  

over 

Dial

 

.

  To view information about a favorite, touch and 

drag

 the 

thumbnail over 

Info

 

.

 


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Intuitive Rotating Display

When you rotate the phone while listening to music, viewing your photos, 

or browsing the web, Dare automatically detects the change and rotates the 

on-screen display into portrait or landscape view. 

1.  Press the 

 

Key

 twice on the left side of the phone or  

touch 

 to unlock the touch screen.

2.  Touch 

Menu

 

, and then touch 

My Music

 

.

3.  Select a song from one of the categories, or touch 

Play All

.

4.  You can return to the standby screen and continue listening 

to music in the background by touching 

Home

 

.

5.  Access your song list by touching the down arrow 

.  

You can touch a song title to begin playing a new song.

6.  From the standby screen, touch the song title in the top  

bar to return to the music player.

7.  Rotate the phone counterclockwise to view  

the display in landscape mode.

Note: 

Dare’s display will rotate 360° when  

viewing pictures and using the music player.  

Rotate the phone 90° (counterclockwise)  

when browsing the web or accessing the  

virtual QWERTY keyboard as well as some  

Media Center applications. 

 


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Taking a Picture

Dare’s 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus lets you capture your favorite moments 

quickly and easily. Face detection, noise reduction, and scene mode options make 

automatic camera adjustments for improved pictures, and you can even create 

panoramic shots with this great device.

1.  Press the 

 

Key

 twice on the left side  

of the phone or touch 

 to unlock the  

touch screen.

2.  Rotate the phone counterclockwise, and  

then press the side 

 

Key

.

3.  To access camera options, touch the screen. 
4.  Touch 

Settings

 

, and then touch the right  

arrow   to scroll to additional options. 

5.  Touch 

Shot Type

 

, and then  

touch 

Panorama

.

6.  To take a panoramic picture, you will take  

three photos. For each photo, the right  

side of the previous image will partially  

appear in the viewfinder so you can  

better align your shot. Press 

 to take  

each picture. After the third picture, Dare  

will automatically combine the images into  

a single panoramic photo. 

7.  Touch 

Send

   to send the photo.

 


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Editing a Picture

With Dare’s Image Editor, enhance photos you’ve saved to your phone by  

using functions such as zoom, rotate, crop, add frames, adjust color settings,  

and much more.

1.  Press the 

 

Key

 twice on the left side of the phone or touch 

 to unlock  

the touch screen.

2.  Touch 

Shortcut menu

  , then touch 

My Pictures

 

 and select a photo.

3.  Touch 

Options

 

, and then touch 

Edit

.

4. Modify the picture using the provided editing tools. When you are finished 

editing, touch 

Done

 

 and then 

Save

 

.

5.  Touch 

Send

 to send the edited picture.

Home

Save

Undo

Back

Drawing

Image Adjustment

Color Settings

Icons & Frames

 


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Recording a Video

Dare’s built-in camcorder allows you to capture real-time action right from your 

phone. In addition to customizable options such as brightness and color effects, you 

can also choose to use high-speed video recording for slow video playback. This is a 

great option for up-close videos that showcase details of your subject. 

1.  Press the 

 

Key

 twice on the left side of the phone or touch 

 to unlock the 

touch screen.

2.  Rotate the phone counterclockwise, and then press and 

hold

 the side 

 

Key

.

3.  To access camcorder options, touch the screen. 
4.  Press 

 to start/stop recording, and then touch 

Send

   to send the video.

Home
Recording Time
High Rate (Speed)
Flash
My Videos

Back

Increase Brightness

Brightness Scroll Bar

Decrease Brightness

Settings

Zoom Out

Zoom In

Zoom 

Scroll Bar

 


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Editing a Video

Edit videos with Dare. Shorten lengthy videos, create still 

images to be added to My Pictures, and add fade in and  

out effects.

1.  Press the 

 

Key

 twice on the left side of the phone or 

touch 

 to unlock the touch screen.

2.  Touch 

Shortcut menu

  , then touch 

My Videos

 

.

3.  Select a video by touching the box to the left of the  

video image.

4.  Touch 

Options

 

, and then touch 

Edit & Save

.

5.  Choose one of the editing options and customize your 

video.

 


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Optional Accessories 

Accessories for convenience and fashion are available at 

www.VerizonWireless.com

.

Bluetooth Headset  

(HBM-760)

 

Swivel Holster

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proprietary to their respective owners. All phone images are simulated. 

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®

 trademark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. 

and any use of such marks by LG Electronics is under license. Dare

 is a 

trademark of Verizon Wireless.

Bluetooth Stereo Headset

(HBS-200)

Extended Battery  

(1,500 mAh) 

Bluetooth Stereo Speakers

Portable Stereo Speakers

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