If P505 Series by LG has an alias name of LG Phoenix, this P506 come with unique name: LG Thrive, for simple call, it can be said as LG Thrive P506. Both of Phoenix and Thrive had been bundled with Data Networks Provider from AT&T Carrier (may varied depend on Country or Region, AT&T specially for US Region). It works under Quad band 2G and 3G GSM Networks for GSM 850 / 900 /1800 and 1900 Mhz (frequency): GPRS/UMTS/HSDPA (for HSDPA can be used up to 7.2Mbps Megabyte per second).
Just likes P505, P506 is Android Powered Phone. Currently it been released under Android 2.2 aka Android Froyo in the middle of April 2011. Along with Android, it also powered with 600MHz ARM 11 Processor with Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset with Andreno 200 GPU. We couldn’t find any information regarding the RAM and ROM used by this Smartphone, though it been said it used 160MB Storage Memory with 32GB for internal memory microSD card supported (up to, 2GB included in package).
LG Thrive P506 AT&T User Manual Quick Start Guide Resume
LG provided a good Manual for this Thrive P506. You can choose whether you wanna use a simple and fast Manual Tutorial by reading and downloading the Quick Start Guide of The Thrive or the User Manual / User Guide (full / complete ) if you wanna read deep elaboration and explanation how to use this Thrive. All had already shared under “Manuals Download Tab”. For the screenshot image below we captured from User Manual PDF of LG P506 though a better looks also available from QSG / Getting Started Guide PDF Manual.
The Picture above shown you the keys and parts of the LG Thrive with a little explanation about the functions of the keys and parts. For example the Search Keys is a button that would help you to search the web and contents in your phone, the Power/Lock Keys has functions to Power Your Phone on/off by Pressing and Holding the Keys or Turns your screen on and off and locks it. You can also find the locations of SIM Card slot and microSD card slot. It available on page 14 and 15 of the User Manual of the Thrive.
In a case you forgot your PIN or Password or you haven’t create Google Account, the simple solution for this problem is by performing Hard Reset aka Master Reset. In LG Thrive you can do it like this: Turn the Power Off > Press and Hold these Keys for 10 second at the same time: Power/Lock Keys + Home Keys + Up Volume Keys > When Power Turn on, Release all the keys. This steps also known as Factory Reset. But if just wanna Reset the Data, you can uses Factory Data Reset Step: Touch Privacy > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone > Erase Everything.
The Hard Reset tutorial above can be read for full tutorial at page 9 of the User Manual. But if you like to know how to use the Alarm and how to setting it, you can go to page 57 of the User Manual PDF of Thrive, you can learn how to Add Alarm, Repeat, Vibrate it and etc.
There was a lot of Tutorial and Step by step instruction that you can read after you download the PDF File of this UM of P506, for example you can find how to use the Wi-Fi to connect to the Internet if you are in the reachable hotspot area, you can learn how to pairing the Bluetooth, how to use Google Maps, how to download Application and games from android Market, using the Camera to take picture or video and many more.
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LG Thrive P506 AT&T Datasheet Specifications
Let talk about the design boy of LG Thrive P506. The Thrive equipped with Touchscreen Display at 3.2 inches in Diameter size with Tempered Glass Capacitive Touchscreen and also support for pinch to zoom. It uses 480 x 320 pixels Resolution with 262K Color Thin Film Transistor (TFT). Proximity Sensor and Accelerometer Sensor also installed. Proximity for Auto Display Turn off while in Calling Use near ears, and Accelerometer for Auto Rotate between Landscape and Portrait Dispaly Orientation.
As an Android Smartphone, LG Thrive had preloaded with Google Applications such as Google Maps, Google Latitude, Google Place, Android Market, Google Mail / GMail, Google Search, Google Voice Search, Google Maps Navigator, Google Talk, Google Calendar, and other. If you like to open Microsoft Document such as Word, Excel, or Powerpoint (.doc, .xls and .ppt) you can use ThinkFree Office that already “ready to use” in your P506. For AT&T Preloaded Application, you can get, AT&T Code Scanner, AT&T Hot Spots, AT&T Navigator, YPmobile, AT&T Radio or AT&T U-verse Live TV. Of course Social Network Application such as Faceook or Twitter also available.
This Device Handset also attached with Single Rear Digital Camera at 3.2 Megapixel with 4x Digital Zoom for both Camera or Video (supports Video Recording / Camcorder), Auto Focus, Image Editor, Geo Tagging, and some other Camera features (Timer, Shot Mode, ISO, White Ballance etc). Because it can be used to make Geo Tagging, of course the Thrive also equipped with GPS with A-GPS support.
For Connectivity Features and Media Player Features, you can read the following information: Divx Video Playback, Video Player supports for WMV, MP4 and 3GP formats, Music Audio Player supports for MP3, AAC, AAC+ and WMA format, Buletooth version 2.1 plus Enhanced Data Rate EDR up to 100 Bluetooth Pairings. Wi-Fi IEEE WLAN 802.11 for b/g type and USB with microUSB v2.0 for High Data Transfer connectivity.
One thing that you should know is because this Thrive P506 is a Touch Bar Smartphone, you will only get onScreen Virtual Qwerty Keyboard for typing input messages for email texting. For Complete Specification, you can download the “Datasheet PDF” available at “Manuals Download” Tab.
Table of Contents of LG Thrive P506 AT&T User Manual
Your Home screen
Google Account Set-up
Setting the Alarm
Using the calculator
Adding Event to Calendar
Change Calendar View
Recording Sound or Voice
Using Car Home
AT&T Mobile Care
Turn on Wi-Fi
Connect to Wi-Fi Network
Location and Security
Using Unlock Pattern, PIN Password
Account n Sync Settings
SD Card and Phone Storage
Language and Keyboard
Voice Input and Output
Data and Time
Q&A Questions and Answers
For Your Safety
LG Thrive P506 AT&T User Manual Quick Start Guide Datasheet Specifications PDF Download
Before you able to use the Phone for the first time, you need to know how to assemble the Phone with its part properly. The Image below would guide you on how to open the back cover battery casing, how to inserting the SIM card and microSD Card, how to installing the battery and close the cover again. It available under Getting Started Chapter on page 15 to page 17 of the Thrive’s UM.
The Download links Manual below consist two language (English and Spanish /Espanol) User Manual and two other additional PDF File: The Quick Start Guide and Datasheet. The Datasheet is a PDF information regarding the Specifications and some features that embedded in the Thrive. Just download and read it to find out more.
- Download User Guide Manual of LG Thrive P506 AT&T | Language: English | PDF Size: 8.25MB | Pages: 97
- Download User Guide Manual of LG Thrive P506 AT&T | Language: Spanish | PDF Size:8.32 MB | Pages: 106
- Download LG Thrive P506 AT&T Quick Start Guide | Language: English | PDF Size: 7.11MB | Pages: 16
- Download LG Thrive P506 AT&T Datasheet Specifications | Language: English | PDF Size: 1.3MB | Pages: 2