Updated: Oct 2, 2022
By: Keegan Mathias, Marketing Specialist, November 7th, 2021
Now that you understand the navigation keys, we can start to get into the
features of your phone. This will be what you see after you press the menu
button on your phone while on the home screen. You can scroll left or right
through these, but for this, we’re going to take them from left to right.
This is where you will store and find all your phones contacts, saved to the
SIM or the phone itself. You can also edit speed dial and assign contacts to
speed dial numbers here.
To navigate this app, follow these steps:
Upon selecting OK, you will enter the Menu
You will see all your contacts immediately, and are able to scroll up and down through them to select the one you wish using the OK key
Contact settings will be found by pressing the MENU Key in the initial
Contacts menu. These settings include:
Create new contact
Speed Dial Settings:
Settings (Allows access to the following settings)
This app will be where you send and receive texts, MMS and other messages. You will be able to see your old conversations here and start new ones as well. To use this feature, try out these steps:
Scrolling up and down will allow you to see and select conversations you have had
Selecting Option via MENU will bring up the following menu:
If speed dial is a bit complicated, you can have nine contacts that show up with their contact picture show up in this app, helping make it easier to see your friends and family and make sure you’re calling the right person. To navigate photo dial first select OK, you will then see your first Photo Dial contact. To scroll through all eight, use the left and right arrow keys on either side of the OK button.
To select a contact, press MENU when they are on the screen, then use VOL- and the side arrows to choose whether you wish to text or call your contact. The selected option will be Orange. To go back, press SPKR.
Selecting MENU will allow them to be removed from the Photo Dial list. If there is no contact selected, MENU will allow you to assign one to this position.
If you’ve missed a call, you’ll want to enter the call history menu. This will allow you to see all your calls and missed calls. To see missed calls, scroll right with the side arrow.
Pressing MENU will give you the option to:
Create contact from call
Add to an existing contact
See details of the call
Delete from record
Delete all calls
This is where all your media will be stored, and where you can access it. Clicking OK will give access to the following folders:
Selecting the folder, you wish to see will let you select pictures
Selecting the folder, you wish to see will let you watch your videos
Access the music saved to your device
To access FM Radio, please connect headphones to your SC490, then select
“allow” when prompted about recording audio, and you will be able to listen
to the radio with your SC490
In this app you can navigate several functions your phone comes with to help you out in everyday ways. This menu contains the following functions:
Need to do some quick calculations? This is where you need to go.
Press the MENU button to access the options to add or delete alarms.
Pressing MENU will allow you to enter a new event or view an already entered one.
An easy timer function.
Need to time something? This is the function for that.
Have family across the world? Keep in touch of what time they’re at here.
Manage your storage space in this function.
Need SOS on or off? Or do you need to choose what the SOS feature sends and who gets that message? This where you can do that.
Enable or disable SOS feature
Enable low battery notifications
Edit SOS message
Add or remove numbers from SOS contact last
Looking to save some moments on video or take pictures of what you want to save? This is where you can capture those memories. To do this, you’ll want to try out these steps:
Press OK to take a photo
VOL+ and VOL- will adjust exposure
<,> will adjust Zoom
Pressing MENU will allow you to change mode to video
In the options you can change mode and enable a timer
Need to customize your phone? This is where you can change some functions, adjust settings, and get your SC490 working how you need it.
Network & Internet
Enable and connect to a Wi-Fi network
Check data usage
Turn on or off airplane mode
Mobile network will allow access to APN settings:
APN will allow for fixes to many issues
Turn off or on Bluetooth here
Apps & notifications
See recently used apps
Turn on or off app notifications
Check app permissions
Check battery percentage
Turn on power saving features
Turn on battery percentage display
Adjust menu style
Adjust sleep timer
Adjust screen display size
Adjust volume of the following features:
Turn on call vibration
Adjust do not disturb preferences
Adjust ringtone and notification songs
Dial pad tones
Dial number voice
Sound enhancement (bass boosting)
Check storage usage
Turn on screen lock: Can be done with Key or with PIN to be entered
Turn on show passwords
Change language or keyboard options
Adjust date (automatically set to your time zone)
About phone will allow you to update SC490
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