How to Set Up HTC One M9 For the First Time – When you have got your new HTC One M9 in your hand, you will first need to set it up. Here are steps you should take to set up your HTC One M9 for the first time:
1. Turn on the phone and choose your language
First, you need to make sure that your HTC One M9 is charged and the SIM is inserted. Turn on your new HTC One M9 and choose your language. Before selecting your language, you can enable TalkBack to navigate by voice feedback. All you have to do is to press and hold two fingers on the screen until you hear a message saying that accessibility mode is enabled. Choose your language and press Start to continue.
2. Connect to Wi-Fi
Next, you should connect to Wi-Fi. There will be a list of nearby wireless networks and you should see the name of your Wi-Fi network. Fill in your wireless password or WEP or WPA key. When you’ve connected to your preferred Wi-Fi network, tap Next.
3. Sign in to Google Account
Now you will be asked if you already have a Google account. If you have a google account, tap Yes to sign in. If you wish to create a new Google account, press No to start creating a new Google account.
When you have sign in with your Google account, tap the right-facing arrow to move to the next page. Now you will be asked to add a credit or debit card to your account. You can skip this step if you don’t wish to add a credit or debit card. But if you are planning to purchase apps through the Play Store near in the future, adding a credit or debit card will be needed.
4. Terms of Service
Now you should go to the Terms of Service. Tap OK to agree and continue to the next step.
5. Google Service
Now you should go to Google services page. Here you can back up your data to a google account. You can also restore previous backups from a previous Android phone to your new HTC One M9. The datas includes apps, app setting, system setting, and WiFi password. Simply tick the Back up your data option.
In Google services page, you can also turn on Google’s location services. This service will help improving your internet searches. Simply thick the boxes if you wish to turn it on or untick the boxes if you don’t wish to. Tap Next when you finish.
6. Set time and date
Next you should enter time and date setting page. The time and date will be set correctly by the mobile network. Confirm the details and press Next.
7. HTC Advantage
You will then be taken to HTC Advantage page. You can advance content back up and restore features. You will get 50GB Google Drive storage space for free. If you wish to do this later, you can skip this. if you wish to do this now, you can sign in with your Google account.
8. Fast and Easy Setup
Now you will enter Fast and easy set up page. Here, you can set up your new HTC One M9 from your computer. You can set up email, personalize your ringtones, wallpaper, and find apps. You can skip this step if you wish to set up though your phone.
9. Transfer or Restore
Now you will go to Transfer or Restore page. There are different options you can choose to set up your new phone. If you have content from another phone that you want to transfer, whether it’s from an Android or other phone, select Get content from old phone.
If you have a previous phone backup that you want to restore from your online storage, select Restore from HTC Backup. To make it easier for you to back up and restore content from HTC One to another HTC phone in the future, select Back up phone daily. More detail on Transfer or Restore tutorial will be available in other article.
If you wish to do this later, choose skip.
10. Accounts and sync
Now you will enter Accounts and sync page. You will now being asked to sign in to any email or social networking accounts you have. Simply tap the account you wish to add, and sign in.
11. Personalize and Secure
You will now be taken to Personalize and Secure page. Write down a name for your new HTC One M9. this name will usually show up when connecting your handset to a computer or another device. You can choose a method to secure your phone by tapping Screen lock. Tap next when you are done.
12. HTC Back Up
Now you will go to HTC Back Up page. You can choose to back up your HTC One M9 daily. Simply check the back up phone daily box. Tap Next to continue.
13. Tell HTC
Now you will go to Tell HTC page. If you wish to help HTC improve its product, tick the box. if you don’t wish to, untick the box and tap finish.
Now, you are done! You have new completed the setup wizard for your new HTC One M9 and you can start enjoying your new phone. More HTC One M9 tutorials are also available here.