HTC Desire 500 User Manual & Quick Start Guide

At least there are four things on HTC Desire 500 that has the same specs with HTC Desire 600. Although, most of the specs on HTC Desire 500 somehow are kind of the lower version of HTC Desire 600. The same specs for both of the device are occurred on the processor, GPU, front camera and also rear camera. Are there any chance that the User Manual and Quick Start Guide of Desire 500 same with Desire 600 in some chapter? Of course, They are. Just compare it if you don’t believe us.

HTC Desire 500 White and Black Colors Casing

HTC Desire 500 White and Black Colors Casing

HTC Desire 500 runs on Android Jelly Bean OS for version 4.2.2. It runs on quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A5 processor which accompanied with the Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon 200 chipset and Adreno 203 GPU. The Phone is installed with 4GB internal memory and 1GB RAM. This 4GB internal memory couldn’t be enough for most of you, but the microSD external memory card slot up to 64GB.

HTC Desire 500 User Manual & Quick Start Guide Resume

The Quick Start Guide of HTC Desire 500 only consists of the tutorial to install the SIM and microSD card, therefore, if you need more than that, you better read the User Guide (User Manual) of Desire 500 instead of its QSG.

HTC Desire 500 User Manual & QSG Keys Parts Layout Charge Battery

HTC Desire 500 User Manual & QSG Keys Parts Layout Charge Battery

For example, on the User Guide of Desire 500, under Personalizing chapter, you’ll find plenty of tutorial such as how you can add a widget to Home screen, rearrange it, or add apps and shortcuts to Home screen. Another tutorial from this chapter that start at page 54 to page 60, you can find how to change wallpaper on your Desire 500, how to change ringtone, sounds and notifications, or even customize the lock screen style.

To add a new contact, to import or copy contacts, to merging contact, to send a contact, to use Contact groups, and other relating with Contacts list, you should read the tutorial and guidance provided on the User Guide of this device under “People” chapter. Start from page 111.

You can learn how to connect Wi-Fi on page 146, how to use HTC Desire 500 as Wi-Fi Wireless Router Hotspot on page 150, and how to connect the phone to computer via USB on page 151. Specially for using the Google Maps and HTC Cars, you can read the instruction manual at page 124.

On page 110 of the Manual, you can learn how to do Factory Reset on this HTC Desire 500. You can perform Hard Reset from settings menu or do these following steps manually: Remove battery > Insert it > Press and Hold Volume down; Press and Hole Power key > 3 Android appears; Release both keys > Find Factory Reset with Volume Down key > Confirm to do Hard Reset by pressing the Power > Wait until the process is done.

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HTC Desire 500 Specifications

Desire 500 comes with 4.3-inch diagonally size of the display, with TFT capacitive touchscreen. The form factor designed for this device is touch-bar, which means there is no physical keyboard on it aka uses the on-screen keyboard. You can choose to have the on-screen alphanumeric or on-screen qwerty keyboard. For the later, you can also combine with Swype fast typing technology.

HTC Desire 500 Black Colors Phone Overview

HTC Desire 500 Black Colors Phone Overview

The 4.3″ display has 16M colors and 480 x 800 pixels resolution . You can say that the display approximately has 217 ppi for its pixel density. It supports multi-touch with HTC Sense UI 5.0 as Android User Interface. For some version, this Desire 500 supports for dual-SIM card with micro-SIM as SIM card type.

With slight rounded corner, the HTC Desire 500 has 131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 millimeter and 123 grams for its dimension size and weights. It equals to 5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 inches and 4.34 ounces. The Desire 500 has two colors: Black and Silver.

The 8 Megapixels camera attached on Desire 500 has autofocus, LED Flash and uses 1/3.2″ sensor size with 1.4µm pixel size. There are geo-tagging, touch focus, smile detection, face detection and also HD 720p@30fps video recording ability. The front camera is embedded with 1.6 Megapixel.

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM Radio, Dropbox free storage 25GB, Mobile Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Infraret, USB with microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host are also included as the features on HTC Desire 500. The Desire 500 works under GSM networks technology which supports 3G HSDPA up to 7.2Mbps and HSUPA 5.76Mbps.

Table of Contents of HTC Desire 500 User Manual

Setting up your phone
Your first week with your new phone
Camera and Gallery
Phone calls
Search and web browser
Phone storage
Dropbox integration,
Sync, backup, and reset
People Email
Travel and maps;
Location settings
Google Maps
HTC Car,
Google Play and other apps
Internet connections
Wireless sharing
Settings and security
Trademarks and copyrights

HTC Desire 500 User Manual & Quick Start Guide PDF Download

Remove Back Cover, then inserting both SIM card and external microSD card tutorial can be found both on the User Manual and Quick Start Guide. You can also refer to the image tutorial below and figure out how to install the sim and memory .

HTC Desire 500 User Manual & Quick Start Guide Remove Cover, Insert SIM, Memory Card, Battery

HTC Desire 500 User Manual & Quick Start Guide Remove Cover, Insert SIM, Memory Card, Battery

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  1. kirn says

    i recent;y got am htc desire 500 and the service really messes up i hardly get service at all mosty of the times i have to place my fone in one spot to recieve any service and im confused because i had a bb 8520 b4 n i got great service at home now i rarely even get most of the time i get no service and only wen im in areas really close to towers i recieve service can this be solved ?

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