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Alcatel U5 3G Manual

These are the most common features used which you will find in the Alcatel U5 3G Manual. The most common issue is how to setup your email on the Alcatel U5 3G. This is explained with a select number of service providers. You will need to find out how it works for your service provider or ISP in your country. Blocking calls, manually changing the network as well as how to setup the APN settings as well as how to enable and disable your mobile data especially when roaming.

Alcatel U5 3G Manual

You can find how to setup your email as this and the network settings are the most difficult. You will note that there are more telephone manuals for Alcatel on this website. Lets start with the email setup on the Alcatel U5 3G mobile phone.

How to setup your email on the Alcatel U5 3G

To setup your email on the Alcatel U5 3G mobile phone. First you will need to press the apps button on the p[hone as you can see on the screenshot. Then you will need to press the settings button, accounts and then “add account”. Next you will enter your email address under manual setup and then proceed to add the POP details and your password with the SMTP address. You can now test the email address. Below are some of the details for the most popular online mail services.

Summary

Alcatel U5 3G Manual

Press on apps (see screenshot);

Next Press Settings;

Press Accounts;

Then Press Add account;

Press Email.

Enter your email address and;

Press Manual Setup; Press POP3;

Enter your password and Press NEXT.

Enter the incoming server settings, press NEXT.

Enter the outgoing server settings, press NEXT.

Finalise your account options , then press NEXT.

Enter the relevant information, then press FINISH.

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Google (Gmail)

Type: IMAP
Email format: username@gmail.com
Username format: Full email address
Incoming server: imap.gmail.com
Incoming server port: 993
Outgoing server (SMTP Server): smtp.gmail.com
Outgoing server port: 465
TLS/SSL: Yes

Type: POP
Email format: username@gmail.com
Username format: Full email address
Incoming server: pop.gmail.com
Incoming server port: 995
Outgoing server (SMTP Server): smtp.gmail.com
Outgoing server port: 587
TLS/SSL: Yes
Yahoo Mail

Type: IMAP
Email format: username@yahoo.com
Username format: Full email address
Incoming server: imap.mail.yahoo.com
Incoming server port: 993
Outgoing server (SMTP): smtp.mail.yahoo.com
Outgoing server port: 587
TLS/SSL: Yes

Type: POP
Email format: username@yahoo.com
Username format: Full email address
Incoming server: pop.mail.yahoo.com
Incoming server port: 995
Outgoing server (SMTP): smtp.mail.yahoo.com
Outgoing server port: 587
TLS/SSL: Yes
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Manual Network Selection for the Alcatel U5 3G

To manually select the network from your phone you will need to press on the apps button like the picture above. Next you will need to press on settings, and then press on more. Then press on mobile networks and the network operators. Now select the network you want.

  • Press on Apps
  • No Press Settings
  • Press Mobile Networks
  • Then Press Network operators
  • Now Press and select your network.
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How to Block calls from individual numbers on the Alcatel U5 3G

If you want to Block a telephone number on your phone then you will need to click on the apps button. See the picture above for the button. Next click on phone and then on the menu icon. Now you will need to click on settings and then on call blocking. Press “add a number” and enter the phone number which you wish to block. The number is now blocked. This is the most common issue out of the Alcatel U5 3G Manual.

  • Press on apps;
  • Then Press on phone;
  • Press on the menu icon;
  • Press on the settings button;
  • Then Press on call blocking and add the number;
  • The number is now blocked.
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Setup your internet settings on the Alcatel U5 3G APN Settings

This website does not have the APN settings however our sister website has all these details. To setup your Alcatel U5 you will need to click on app, settings and then click on more. Then press mobile networks and access point names. Press your APN profile. You can see the APN setting as well as the MMS settings for your service provider and country in the following links: APN settings in Africa, APN settings in Europe and APN settings in Asia. These you will not find in the Alcatel U5 3G Manual.

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How to Enable or disable mobile data with the Alcatel U5

In order to enable or disable mobile data you will need to do the following. Press apps on your phone. Then press settings, then data usage. Follow this by pressing mobile data to enable or to disable the mobile data. Thats about it.

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How to Set date and time

Click on the apps button and the click on settings. Press date & time. The Press set date and click OK. Then Press set time and adjust the time and click on OK.

Copy contacts from the SIM to the phone

Press the apps button on the Alcatel U5 3G. Press Contacts the then the menu icon. Press import/export and the Press USIM and click Next.Press phone contact and then click Next. Click on which contacts you wish to import from your SIM. Then click OK.

Copy contacts from the phone to the SIM

Press the apps button on the Alcatel U5 3G. Press Contacts the then the menu icon. Press import/export and the Press USIM and click Next.Press phone contact and then click Next. Click on which contacts you wish to export to your SIM.

Change the notification sound for SMS

If you want to change the sound to the arrival of an SMS on the Alcatel U5 3G. Press on the apps button. Then click on Messaging and click on the menu icon. Press settings and then Notifications. Press Sound and select what you want as a sound. Click Ok.

Change your email settings to check email (frequency)

Press the apps button as you can see in the picture. Press email and then the menu icon. Press Settings and then your Email Account. Press on Sync frequency and Press what you want the timing to be.

Enable or disable delivery reports for MMS

You can enable or disable the MMS delivery reports. Firstly Press the apps button and then Messaging. After that click the menu icon and the Settings. Now Press MMS and Press enable or disable delivery reports. These can all be found in the Alcatel U5 3G Manual.

Enable or disable SMS message delivery reports

If you want to enable or disable delivery notifications after sending an SMS on the Alcatel U5 3G then complete the following. You will find this in the Alcatel U5 3G Manual Click on apps and the Messaging. Then the menu icon. Press Settings and then Text Message. Press enable to disable on the Request delivery report.

How to check mobile internet data usage

To check your mobile data use for the internet. Do the following. Click on the app as is shown in the picture. Then click on Settings and then click on Data usage. You can now see how much data you have used.

Connect to a Bluetooth device

If you want to connect to another Bluetooth device then do the following. Click on the apps button. Then Settings, then Bluetooth. Make sure the device in discoverable. Connect to the device and then see the pairing code and press Pair.

How to turn off data roaming when abroad

When going abroad, and you dont want to roam as its expensive. Click on the app icon. Press Settings, then More and Press on Mobile networks. Then Press Data roaming and then click on Disable.

How to transfer your contacts via Bluetooth

You can transfer your contacts on the Alcatel U5 3G as follows which you can find in the Alcatel U5 3G Manual, Press the apps button as shown in the picture above. Then click on Contacts and click on the account you want to share with. Click on menu icon and click on Share and then click on Bluetooth. Click on the device you want to transfer your contacts to.

How to transfer a file via Bluetooth

If you want to send a file on the Alcatel U5 3G then this is how you do it via Bluetooth. Click on the app icon and then click on Gallery and click on the media you want to send. Click on the Share icon and then click Bluetooth. Click on the phone you want to send it to. If you see nothing check your Bluetooth and the other phones Bluetooth.

How to check your IMEI

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The check the IMEI on the Alcatel U5 you can press the menu icon while on a call. Press add call and press the keypad button. Type *#06# and the IMEI will be sent back to you via a text.

The top arrow is the menu icon and the add call is what you press to bring up the keypad. See the rest of the instructions above and below for more features on the Alcatel mobile phone.

Enable or disable Caller ID

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You can enable or disable caller ID as follows following the Alcatel U5 3G Manual. Click on apps, the Phone and menu icon. Click on Settings and Call Settings, then press Additional Settings and press Caller IS. Press Show Number or Hide Number.

Enable or disable call waiting

Press the apps button. Press Phone and then the Menu Icon and then Settings. Press Call Settings and then Additional Settings. Press call waiting to enable or disable. You can also do this with USSD codes.

To check call waiting status, type *#43#.
To enable call waiting, type *43#.
To disable call waiting, type #43#.

Backup data to your memory card

If you want to make a backup of your data onto your SDCard then this is how it works. Press the apps button and then press Settings and then Storage. Press internal share storage and then Explore. Find your data you wan to backup and then hold the files and press Copy and then press the menu icon and Copy to. Now press SDCard. It will now copy your data.

How to Format your memory card

This is from the Alcatel U5 3G Manual. Ensure that you made a backup before you format the SDCard. Press the apps button and then Settings and Storage. Then press SDCard and then the menu icon followed by pressing the Storage Settings. Next click on Format and the press Erase & Format. The format has now completed.

How to perform a factory reset on the Alcatel U5 3G

To complete a factory rest on the Alcatel you will follow the next steps. This is permanent. Press the apps icon and then Settings. Press Backup & Reset and then press the Factory Data Reset. Now press the Reset Phone and press Erase Everything. The factory reset or default reset will now start.

Restore data from your memory card

If you made a backup as above and then did a factory reset as above. You can now restore the data backup back onto your phone. Press the apps button then Settings and then Storage. Now press SDCard and find the data you want to restore back to your phone. Hold the files, press the Menu Icon and then press Copy to. Press the internal storage folder. The data will now be restored from the SDCard backup.

Setting your voicemail number

From the Alcatel U5 3G Manual this is done as follows. Press the apps button and then press Phone and then the Menu Icon and then Settings. Now click on Call Settings and then Voicemail. Press Setup and then press the Voicemail number. Enter the voicemail number and press OK. If you want to check your voicemail dial 222.

Change your ringtone on the Alcatel U5 3G

If you want to change your ringtone the this is how to do this. Press the apps button and then press Settings and then Sound. Now press Phone Ringtone and then select your ringtone.

Activate silent mode on your phone

The Alcatel U5 3G Manual shows that to use the silent mode. You will need to press the app button and then press on Settings and then press Sound. You turn of the sound right there.

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