Motorola Droid 3 User Manual & Quick Start Guide for Verizon Wireless

The number 3 on Droid 3 means that this Smartphone by Motorola is the third Generation of Droid Series. Yes, it is the 3rd G of Motorola Droid. Previously, Motorola Droid, and Motorola Droid 2 is the little sister of this Motorola Droid 3. In United State, this Motorola Droid3 available along with Verizon Wireless Carrier and seems to be also known as Motorola Droid 3 XT862 (the Product Series). Motorola Droid 3 almost had the same design in all aspects likes Motorola Droid 2 or Droid one. Of course, although it come with the same concept architecture body design, the Specs and features are more fascinated than the previous ones.

Motorola Droid 3 User Manual Quick Start Guide Global Verizon Wireless Specs Overview

Motorola Droid 3 User Manual Quick Start Guide Global Verizon Wireless - Specs Overview

As we already mentioned above, Motorola Droid 3 and Droid 2 uses Slide Side form factor design but in the details specs the Droid 3 has a better specifications. For example, the Droid 3 manufactures with 4.0 inches diagonal diameter display touchscreen and thinner than Droid 2 which has 3.7 inches diagonal diameter: Droid 3 with 13 mm thickness, Droid 2 with 13.7 mm. Both of the still using TFT Capacitive Touchscreen with 16M colors, but for the resolution the Droid 2 uses 480 x 854 pixels, otherwise Motorola Droid 3 has 540 x 960 pixels (almost like the Resolution of iPhone 4 with its Retina Display)

As a Slider Phone (Side slide), the full four 4 rows Qwerty keyboard also attached on open slide mode, just like you can see on the picture above. The Touchscreen that uses Thin Film Transistor also installed and completed with Proximity Sensor for Auto turn Off Screen and lock while in calling activity, Accelerometer for Auto Rotate Orientation UI, and supports Multi touch and Touch sensitive method and controls. Droid 3 has 184 grams in weight, a little bit weightier than Droid 2 with 173 grams. Don’t worry about get scratched in the Display because the Touchscreen also polished with Corning Gorilla Glass Display

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You can get two option of Manual of Motorola Droid 3 under “PDF Download” Tab section on this page. It can be the Full version of User Manual or you can choose to read the Quick Start Guide for fast and quick reading and tutorial. The User Manual, unfortunately only available for English US Version language, but for the QSG (or sometime also called as Getting Started Guide GSG) you can get in one file the English and Spanish Version at once.

About the picture that we gave you below, it only one part of content that available in User Manual of Droid 3 which would help you to understand the keys and parts of the device body and layout. Where is the location of Power/ Lock Key, the 3.5mm Headset Connector, Volume or Zoom Keys, Home, Microphone, HDMI Connector, Camera, and many more. Just open the page 4 and you’ll see the same picture and elaboration just like the picture that we embedded here.

Motorola Droid 3 User Manual Quick Start Guide Global Verizon Wireless Keys Parts Layout Resume

Motorola Droid 3 User Manual Quick Start Guide Global Verizon Wireless - Keys Parts Layout - Resume

To Do Factory Data Reset or Hard Reset (Sometime also well-known as Master Reset) you can follows our step by step tutorial here: Go to Menu (Touch / Tab it) > Settings > Privacy > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone. Remember you had to backup all your data including photos, videos, music audio before you perform this action because all the data will be erased completely. Go to page 53 of PDF User Manual of Droid 3 to find more about this “Reset” option.

How about using the Wi-Fi Hotspot so you can share the 3G HSDPA 10.2 Mbps with your family or frame as WLAN connectivity? Or how you can use the Wi-Fi such as turning it on or off, search the access point hotspot and connect it, or more? Don’t worry, you can read the full elaboration and tutorial about this under “Wi-Fi” Chapter on page 42 to page 44 of the Manual.

How about using the Alarm Clock and you wanna know how to set the Alarm Clock, dismiss it, snoozed it, or add and change the time. See the guidance about this on page 46. You can also find how to use the Bluetooth and pairing it with other device, learning to use the 8MP camera or 1.3MP to create video recording or make video calling, using the phone to download apps from android market, learn to use turn by turn navigation with Google Maps Navigation, using Facebook, and Twitter, and many more tutorial.

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Motorola Droid 3 Verizon Wireless Specifications

How about the main hardware and Operating System OS installed in Motorola Droid 3? How about the Camera features, how about the connectivity features? OK let talk about these.

Motorola Droid 3 armored with DUAL CORE 1 GHz TI OMAP4 Processor (Speed) and works together with 512 ROM and has 16 internal built in Storage memory (on board). The 3rd Generation of Droid by Motorola also supports for microSD card slot up to 32GB. This means for total maximum Memory you can have up to 48GB (16 + 32 ). Quite space enough on storing any Audio Music, Data or Video files in your Droid 3. This Smartphone also base on Android OS by Google and using the Gingerbread version of Android, or Android Version 2.3.

Motorola Droid 3 User Manual Quick Start Guide Global Verizon Wireless Specifications

Motorola Droid 3 User Manual Quick Start Guide Global Verizon Wireless - Specifications

By Having Android Gingerbread, you can also find preloaded Google Applications such as Google Mail, Google Calendar, Google Maps, Navigation, Street View, Latitude, YouTube, Gtalk and of course Android Market and other Google Apps. Along with Verizon Wireless, the Droid 3 also has VCas Music, V Cast Video, My Verizon, Verizon Media Manager, Back Up Assistant and else.

As the latest version of Droid by Motorola, the Droid 3 also embedded with fabulous photography features by attached with Dual Camera on the rear side as a main camera with 8 Megapixel Resolution and front facing camera for Video Calling which has 1.3Megapixel Camera. The main camera, the 8MP camera also accompanied by many features and tools, such as LED Flash Light, Touch Focus, Geo taggging with GPS (A-GPS supports), Video Recording HD up to 1080p@30fps, Face Detection, 8x Digital Zoom, Automatic Focus, and Image Editor for giving the image effects, editing enhancement image, rotate, crop, resize, flip and else.

Along with Verizon or for Global Version of Droid 3, this device works under CDMA or GMS (Optional depend on the carrier) support for EVDO Rev A up to 3.1 Mbps and HSDPA 10.2 Mbps or HSUP 5.76Mbps. Almost all bluetooth wireless technology profile such as A2DP for Wireless Stereo Headset, or others profiles like HFP, HIDP, OPP, GAP, PAN, PBAP, SPP, GOEP, AVRCP, GAVDP are also supported along with Enhanced Data Rate EDR with version of bluetooth of 2.1. For Wi-Fi it uses WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, supports for Wi-Fi Hotspot portable as router, and DLNA. For cable connection with USB it uses microUSB v2.0.

For Playable format of Audio Music and Video with Android Media Player you can read as follows: AAC, H.263, H.264, MP3, MPEG-4, WAV, eAAC+, WMA v10, WMA v9, MIDI, AAC+. Swype Technology for fast typing in onscreen Virtual Qwerty Keyboard also installed with multimode keyboard and next word prediction. Let’s Golf and N.O.V.A are two preisntalled Games that ready to be played.

Table of Contents of Motorola Droid 3 User Manual Verizon Wireless

You Phone
Let’s go
Touchscreen and Keys
Home Screen
Text Entry
Tips and Tricks;
General Tips
Battery Tips,
Social Networking
Media Connections;
Share copy and Play Media
HD Viewing
Mirror Mode,
Photos and Videos
Browser Quick Star
Play web Videos
browser Options
Display Settings
Date and Time
Language and Region,
Set your Location Sources
Google Maps
Google Latitude
Apps and Updates;
Android Market
Browser and Install Apps
Manage and Restore Apps
Choose Carefully
Important Customer Information,
Bluetooth Wireless
Memory Card and File Management
Alarm clock
Wireless Manager
Update my Phone,
Security (screen lock)
Global Phone
Service and Repair
Safety Regulatory and Legal

Motorola Droid 3 User Manual Verizon Wireless Quick Start Guide PDF Download

We have to say sorry because we miss type about the caption and title of the image below. Actually the image did not had a tutorial how to turn on / off (power on / off) of Motorola Droid 3, otherwise it supposed to be the tutorial how you charge the battery, though the help on turning on the phone do had exist on the User Manual of on the Quick Start Guide PDF. The picture below is a series of image how you can open the back cover casing of the phone (case), learning how you can remove and assemble the battery, inserting and installing the SIM Card and also microSD Card and replace back the cover. It available on page 5 of the UM under “Let’s go” Section.

Motorola Droid 3 User Manual Quick Start Guide Global Verizon Wireless Open Back Cover Casing Insert SIM Card Install microSD Assemble Battery Power Turn On Off PDF Download

Motorola Droid 3 User Manual Quick Start Guide Global Verizon Wireless - Open Back Cover Casing Insert SIM Card Install microSD Assemble Battery Power Turn On Off - PDF Download

To download the User Guide or the Quick Start Guide of Motorola Droid 3, we recommend to use the Download Manager such as the one that we mentioned in the widget (Free Download Manager) otherwise you can also read it only on “Read Online” Tab Section on this page. Enjoy

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  1. Steven Stoddard says

    I downloaded some ring tones, but do not know how to load on to my new Droid 3. Can someone please send me some instructions on this? Appreciate the assistance.

  2. Steven Stoddard says

    I downloaded some ring tones on my new Droid 3, but can not figure out how to use them. Please advise. Appreciate the assistance.

  3. Dee says

    I want to delete some emails from friends/family but want to keep the pictures that are included. Is there a way to do this?

  4. Sharyl says

    I loaded the ring tones but cant seem to get them put on the phone to the right people. Say Chicken Frring tone when my daughter calls me. Please Please help me this phone is to smart for me.

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