HTC Desire S User Manual & Quick Start Guide

HTC Desire Series (Desire, Desire Z, Desire HD) are the headsets / smartphones that has pretty good on acceptance of the Market. If you were on of Desire Lover, and wanna get the newest version of this series, The HTC Desire S, it was better if you read our review and get to know deeper about this phone through the Specification of Desire S, and also Features and Applications that available in User Guide / User Manual (in purpose to dig deeper and deeper about this phone, the best way is read the User Guide or you just wanna know the ways you can use the phone with its instruction, help or tutorial, before the phone finally in your hand).

HTC Desire S designed as the same concept with the Others Desire Series. It used Full combination between Touchscreen Display and Candy Bar form factor. The Display Touchscreen used S-LCD Capacitive with 16M colors along with Proximity Sensor for Auto Turn Off, HTC Sense v.3.0 for User Interface Application, Multi Touch Input Method and Auto Rotate Orientation with Accelerometer Sensor. It designed using 3.7 inches Diameter at 480 x 800 pixels Resolution.

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For the Operating System, it still used Android Platform. It installed with Android 2.3 aka Android Gingerbread OS from Google. That why the Phone installed also with many of Google Mobile Service / Apps such as Google Search, YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa, Google Maps, Google Maps Navigation, GMail, Android Market, Voice Search and many more.

HTC Desire S Manual User Guide Resume

Every time you bought a gadget, you will need to know and understand what the gadget had and can do. It including the parts of the gadget feature visibility and how to use it. The wiser ways to do that is by reading the User Guide a.k.a User Manual. If you don’t had plenty of time or didn’t had any patient “emotion”, you can read the Quick Start Guide, instead of reading the User Manual.

HTC Desire S Manual User Guide Keys Parts Layout Resume

HTC Desire S Manual User Guide Keys Parts Layout Resume

The Picture available in the Image above, is telling you how you can understand the keys and parts of the Phone such as the turn on button, search button, camera location, volume button and more. It just small part of the content that available in User Guide of HTC Desire S (if you wondering, just open page 8 and page 9 – PDF Manual File).

Let open other page available in the User Manual. How about page 146? At this page, it full dedicated to guide you to understand how you can use Clock App’s Alarm such as the step by step setting an alarm (to wake you up in the morning for example), add the Alarm, delete the alarm, snooze it and more.

If you are a Social Networking User, for example Twitter user, and you wanna know is there any pre-installed / installed application client that already included in HTC Desire S? The Answer is Yes, it had. The Twitter Client for Desire S known as Peep App. You can make tweet, follow others twitter account and more by using this Peep Twitter Client App. The tutorial how to use it can be found at page 120. Of course the tutorial for Most Popular Social Network Service in the world wide web, the Facebook, also available (available in Facebook for HTC Sense and Facebook for Android).

The easiest ways to handle any problem regarding your Phone (in this case HTC Desire), such as the Desire S stop working or it works too slow on processing any applications, all you had to do just go to Reset Options (usually called as Master Reset or sometime also known as Hard Reset). The instruction to do this available in page 198: Factory Reset Performs – Troubleshooting).

More? Just read it by yourself and you will find the tutorial such as how to pairing the bluetooth, how to connecting to hot spot using Wi-Fi, how to change language setting or date and time, how to use the Camera, how to change sound setting, using security keys and lock, and many more. The PDF File available in “Manuals Download” Tab (The Links).

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HTC Desire S Specifications Detail

HTC Desire S comes with 1 GHz Scorpion Processor CPU Speed (Code Name: Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon, Adreno 205 GPU) along with 1.1 GB ROM and 768 MB RAM. This smartphone also included with card slot for external memory which designed specially for microSD, up to 32GB.

For the Data Networks Technology, it can handle both 2G Network (GSM: GPRS, EDGE at 850 / 900 / 1800 and 1900 Mhz) up to 114 kbps (download) and up to 14.4 Mbps for HSDPA 3G Networks and 5.76 Mbps HSPA/WCDMA (at frequency technology: 900/2100 Mhz).

HTC Desire S Manual User Guide Quick Start Specifications Details

HTC Desire S Manual User Guide Quick Start Guide - Specifications Details

Today, there no ways that the smartphone with high end class available without Wi-Fi / WLAN. Of course the HTC Desire also attached with this features. It used Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b,g,n and can be used as DLNA (hotspot router wireless). For Data transfer purpose and wireless connectivity, the Bluetooth and USB are a must! Desire S used Bluetooth version 2.1 plus Enhanced Data Rate a.k.a EDR and used microUSB v2.0 for High Speed Data Transfer. Without a doubt, the Bluetooth also supports with wireless stereo headsets profiles or A2DP.

Let move to Photographic Features. The Desire S comes with 5 Megapixel Camera on the back / rear body of the Phone (see the image above to make sure where it been placed, for the details of others parts you can go to “Manual Resume” Tab Section). It also employed with Geo tagging features (along with GPS, A-GPS), Touch-Focus, Image Stabilizer, LED Flash, AutoFocus, Camcorder / Video Recording, and Image Editor. This gadget also has front camera (VGA) that (you had to know about this) supposed to be used for Video Calling.

Multimedia Player: AAC and MP3 as two example of Audio formats that capable to be played in HTC Desire S along with others music formats such as AMR, OGG, MID, M4A, WAV and WMA. For Video formats, the most used video formats likes 3GP and MP4 are also supported. Though it also can be used to play 3G2 (H.263/H.264), AVI, WMV aka Windows Media Video (version 9) and also XVID (wing DivX Player).

Additional Features: FM Radio, Organizer, Document Viewer with QuickOffice (including edit and create) for .doc, .xls, .ppt, and .txt (Microsoft Office Document for Word, Power Point, Text and Excel formats), eBook Reader (with KoBo online bookstore), Twitter, Facebook Applications, Clock, Web Browser Full HTML supported, and more.

Table of Contents of HTC Desire S Manual User Guide

Getting Started
Phone Calls
Search and Web Browser
Photos, Videos, and Music
Accounts and Sync
Facebook for HTC Sense
Facebook App
Tweeting on Your Phone using Peep
Using Friend Stream
Chatting in Google Talk,
Maps and Location
Market and Other Apps;
Finding and Installing Apps from Android Market
Using the Clock (Set Alarm, etc)
Check Weather
Reading eBooks (PDF Viewer)
Reading News Feeds
Keeping Track of Your Stocks
Working on Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations
Watching Videos on YouTube
Listening to FM Radio
Recording Your Voice
Using Flashlight
Sharing Games and Applications,
HTC Sync
Internet Connections;
Data Connection
About Connection Widgets
Connect to Virtual Private Network VPN
Using Phone as Modem USB Tethering
Connecting Phone to Internet via Computer (Internet Pass-through)
Using Phone as Wireless Router Hot Spot,
Update and Reset
Trademarks and Copyrights

HTC Desire S Manual User Guide Quick Start Guide PDF Download

This picture that we provided below represent the captured images (only images though in the full version it also contains the text instructional guideline) for Assembling the Battery, Inserting the SIM Card and also the Memory Card, Charging the Phone, Removing SIM or microSD, Open and Close the Cover (back Casing).

HTC Desire S Manual User Guide Quick Start Guide Assembling Battery Insert SIM microSD Card Open Cover Casing PDF Download

HTC Desire S Manual User Guide Quick Start Guide - Assembling Battery Insert SIM microSD Card Open Cover Casing - PDF Download

For the User Guide and also Quick start Guide of HTC Desire S, you can download from the links below. Enjoy!

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  1. Jessi says

    accidentally dropped my HTC Desire S and the top cover of can mic and speaker opened a bit. help? what to do?

  2. jeff neu says

    Just bought a Desire S phone. I found that I am unable to text any kind of swear/cuss words. What’s up with this? I am assuming that it must be a setting that prevents me from doing this. Can’t seem to figure this one out. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Jeff

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