How to Personalize Your HTC Windows Phone 8X ?

(This is part of the My HTC Windows Phone 8X Quick Start Guide Series)

Ready to make your HTC Windows Phone 8X truly yours ? Here’s a list of settings you can change base on your own preference.

a. Pin your favorite items on the Start Screen

You can Pin anything you want on the Start Screen: apps, songs, files, contacts, map locations, websites and more.

Simply tap and hold the item until the menu appears, and then select pin to start.
pin_to_start

To resize, move and delete a tile, simply tap and hold it, then adjust according to your needs.
Edit Tiles

b. Change the theme colour

To change the background and tile/icon color, go to app list > settings > theme. Choose your color for Background (dark or light) and Accent colour.
Settings Theme

c. Customize the lock screen: background and password

To customize the lock screen, go to app list > settings > lock screen. Here, you can change the lock screen background, select the app for quick and detailed status, and enable password.
settings_lock_screen

d. Change the screen timeout

To change the idle screen timeout, go to app list > settings > lock screen > Screen times out after
setting_lock_screen_timeout

e. Change the ringtone

To change the ringtones, go to app list > settings > ringtones+sounds > Ringtone

For individual contact ringtone, go to each contact in People to choose a different ringtone.
settings_ringtones

f. Change the notification tones

To change the notification tones, go to app list > settings > ringtones+sounds.  You can choose the notification tones for text, voicemail, email separately.
settings_notifications

g. Turn off keypad sound

To turn off the dial pad, keyboard tapping sound, go to app list > settings > ringtones+sounds > uncheck Key press.

h. Change language

To change the language, go to app list > settings > language+region > Phone language. Note: After you’ve selected a new language, the phone needs to be restarted.
Language and Region

i. Add additional input language

To add additional keyboard, go to app list > settingskeyboard > add keyboard
Keyboard and Add Keyboards

j. Change SIM PIN

To change SIM PIN, go to app list > phone > settings > change SIM PIN.
Phone Change SIM Pin

k. Increase ring volume while in a pocket or bag.

Go to app list > settings > attentive phone > check Pocket Mode.
Settings Attentive Mode

l. Change the font size

To change the font size, go to app list > settings > ease of access > Text size.
Ease of Access Text Size

(This is part of the My HTC Windows Phone 8X Quick Start Guide Series)

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