There are loads of different things you can do with phones like the Nokia Asha 310, from changing themes to make your phone stand out, to taking photographs.
We’ve put together a list to help you get the best out of your Nokia Asha Touch.
It’s easy to customise the menu on your Nokia Asha Touch device, simply by tapping and holding the icon you want to move. Hold it for a couple of seconds, and you’ll see it get slightly brighter – you can then drag and drop it to new position on the menu screen. Tap the screen when you’ve finished moving icons.
Connectivity shortcuts for Asha Touch
There’s a drop-down menu on Asha Touch phones that makes turning Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and other options on and off a one-touch deal. Simply drag your finger down from the top of the screen to bring up the menu, and tap the icon you want to turn different wireless functions on or off.
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Changing the theme on your Nokia Asha can make a big difference to how it looks. Tap Settings, followed by ‘Themes’. Click ‘Select theme’, and then pick the theme you want. When you change the theme, you’ll see different colours for text, different background colours – even the icons can be updated depending on which theme you’ve downloaded.
Downloading new themes
The ability to change the look of your phone with themes is made even more impressive by the sheer number of personalised themes on the Nokia Store. To download them, open Settings, ‘Themes’, ‘Themes download’ and then ‘Nokia Store’. Make sure you’re logged into your Nokia account, and you’ll be able to browse and download the latest themes for your Nokia Asha.
Transferring photos by Bluetooth
Your photos are a lot more fun when you can share them, and it’s easy to share wirelessly with other phones, computers and digital devices. Simply open the Gallery from the menu, tap and hold the image you want to share, click ‘Send’ and then tap ‘via Bluetooth’. Select the device you want to send snaps to, and wait for them to transfer wirelessly.
Apps are another way you can revolutionise your Nokia Asha, with loads of different options available for gaming, productivity, entertainment and more. To download an app on your Nokia Asha, open the menu and click on Store. The Nokia Store lets you search by title if there’s something in particular that you’re looking for, and you can also search by category. Once you’ve found an app you like the look of, simply open it and then click ‘Download’.
Your phone may not have a dedicated shutter button, but it’s still particularly easy to take photographs. Open the menu, and click on Camera. All you need to do is click the shutter icon at the bottom of the screen in the centre to take a photograph.
Listening to music
Listening to music is a great way to pass the time, and you can store plenty of tracks on a microSD card. To access your songs, open the menu and press ‘Music’. There are four options across the bottom of the music player: Now playing, Library, Playlists and back. This makes it easy to control your music and find the albums, artists and tracks you really want to listen to.
Searching the Internet
Thanks to the Nokia Xpress Browser, searching the Internet on your Nokia Asha is also really easy. Open the menu and tap Internet, and you’ll find the default Xpress Browser homepage. You can type a web address at the top of the browser, or you can also type a search term into the box. There are also plenty of other options to make life easier, from Facebook and Twitter to Wikipedia.
Asha Touch phones have a file manager built in, and it couldn’t be simpler to use. Open the menu, scroll down and look for the icon called ‘Files’. Tap it, and you’ll see all the different folders on your phone. Memory Card sits at the top of the list, so you can access the latest files, with other folders – images, games, videos and lots of other options further down.