how to use safe mode on the ZTE Star 1 through the hardware keys

how to use safe mode on the ZTE Star 1 through the hardware keys

Learn turn on and use safe mode

Safe mode allows you to turn on the ZTE Star 1 with third-party apps disabled. Then you can easily remove all apps that may be causing a conflict or software problem.

To turn on safe mode and use it to fix app problems, follow next steps:

1. Remove the battery from the ZTE Star 1.
2. Re-insert the battery.
3. Press and hold the Power key.
4. When you see the ZTE Star 1 screen, release the Power key. Immediately after releasing the Power key, press and hold the Volume down key.
5. Continue to hold the Volume down key until the device finishes restarting.
6. ‘Safe mode’ displays in the lower-left corner. Release the Volume down key when you see ‘Safe Mode.’
7.Uninstall any third-party apps that gave you problems.

Uninstall third party applications
1. From any Home screen, Touch the Menu key.
2. Touch Settings.
3. Touch the Applications manager.
4. Locate and Touch the application you want to delete or uninstall.
Note: Downloaded applications are located in the Download tab.
5. Touch Uninstall.
6. Touch OK .
7. Touch OK again to confirm.

Learn turn off safe mode

To turn off safe mode, follow next steps:

1. Press and hold the Power key.
2. Touch Power off.
3. Remove the battery.
4. Re-insert the battery.
5. Press the Power key to turn on the ZTE Star 1, but do not touch any keys during the restart.

How to save and extend battery life on the ZTE Star 1

How to save and extend battery life on the ZTE Star 1

Battery saving mode

To turn on, turn off, or use battery life saving features on the ZTE Star 1, follow these steps:

From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
Tap Settings.
Tap Power saving.
If necessary, enable Powering saving by tapping the switch.

Battery saving mode settings

To change settings for the battery life saving feature, follow these steps:

From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
Tap Settings.
Tap Power saving.
If necessary, enable Powering saving by tapping the switch.
Tap the following options to turn on or turn off the option:
CPU power saving
Screen power saving
Turn off haptic feedback

Tips to save battery life

To save and extend battery life on ZTE Star 1, follow these steps:

Lower screen brightness and timeout duration
From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
Tap Settings.
Tap Display.
Tap Screen timeout.
Tap to set a duration of 1 minute or less.
Tap Brightness.
Tap to select or clear the Automatic brightness adjustment check box to enable or disable.
When disabled you can touch and drag the Brightness slider left or right to adjust brightness.
Tap OK.

Turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot
From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
Tap Settings.
Tap the desired service to access the settings and disable.
Note: You may need to tap More Settings to see all available options.

Toggle from 4G to 2G
From the home screen, tap the Menu key.
Tap Settings.
Tap More settings.
Tap Mobile networks.
Tap Network Mode.
Tap to select one of thefollowing:
GSM/WCDMA (Auto mode)
GSM Only
WCDMA only

Update to the latest software
Use Samsung Kies to install the latest update.

Set ZTE Star 1 to sleep when unused
Press and then quickly release the Power key to set the screen to sleep mode.

how to set up the time and date on the ZTE Star 1

how to set up the time and date on the ZTE Star 1

Auto-update time

To set the ZTE Star 1 clock to automatically update based on what time zone it is in, follow these steps:

Note: The default setting for your ZTE Star 1 is to automatically update the time zone.

From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
Tap Settings.
Tap Date and time.
Tap to select or clear the Automatic check box

Set time & date

To set the time and date of the ZTE Star 1 clock, follow these steps:

From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
Tap Settings.
Tap Date and time.
If necessary, tap to clear the Automatic check box.
Tap Set date.
Tap the Plusand Minusicons to set the current date.
Tap Set.
Tap Set time.
Tap the Plus and Minus icons to set the time.
Tap Set.
Tap to select or clear the Use 24-hour format check box.
Tap Select date format.
Tap one of the following options:
MM/DD/YYYY
DD/MM/YYYY
YYYY/MM/DD

How to Block or Unblock calls from a number on ZTE Star 1

How to Block or Unblock calls from a number on ZTE Star 1

Block calls from a number

To block incoming calls from a number on ZTE Star 1, follow these steps:

Note: To block any incoming call that is not added to the reject list, touch the red Phone icon and drag it to the left. To block the call but provide a message, touch Reject call with message and drag up.

From any Home screen, tap Phone.
If necessary, tap Keypad.
Tap the Menu key.
Tap Call settings.
Tap Call rejection.
Tap Auto reject mode.
Tap the ‘Auto reject mode’ Switch to enable.
Tap Auto reject list.
Tap Create.
Enter the number you want to reject.
Note: You can also tap the Contacts icon to select contacts in your logs or contact list.
Tap Match criteria.
Tap one of the following options:
Same as
Start with
Ends with
Includes
Tap Save.
If desired, tap to select the Unknown check box to block unknown callers.
Note: You will receive a message notifying you when a call has been rejected.

Unblock a number

To allow incoming calls from a number you previously blocked on ZTE Star 1, follow these steps:

From any Home screen, tap Phone.
If necessary, tap Keypad.
Tap the Menu key.
Tap Call settings.
Tap Call rejection.
Tap Auto reject list.
Tap to clear the check box next to the number you want to temporarily remove from auto reject.

how to block calls on the ZTE Star 1

You can block unwanted calls through services offered by your phone company or with devices you can buy separately.
Learn how to block unwanted calls from a number,follow these steps:

Note: To block any incoming call that is not added to the reject list, touch the red Phone icon and drag it to the left. To block the call but provide a message, touch Reject call with message and drag up.

1. From the Home screen, Touch Phone.
2. If necessary, Touch Keypad.
3. Touch the Menu key.
4. Touch Call settings.
5. Touch Call rejection.
6. Touch Auto reject mode.
7. Touch the ‘Auto reject mode’ Switch to enable.
8. Touch Auto reject list.
9. Touch Create.
10 Enter the number you want to reject.
Note: You can also Touch the Contacts icon to select contacts in your logs or contact list.
11. Touch Match criteria.
12. Touch one of the following options:
Same as
Start with
Ends with
Includes
13. Touch Save.
14. If desired, Touch to select the Unknown check box to block unknown callers.
Note: You will receive a message notifying you when a call has been rejected.

Learn how to Unblock a number

To allow incoming calls from a number you previously blocked, follow these steps:

1. From any Home screen, Touch Phone.
2. If necessary, Touch Keypad.
3. Touch the Menu key.
4. Touch Call settings.
5. Touch Call rejection.
6. Touch Auto reject list.
7. Touch to clear the check box next to the number you want to temporarily remove from auto reject.