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TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 26, 2010
Ever wanted to uninstall an application or remove an icon from your launcher, but can’t find the delete button? The easiest way to delete any icon on your launcher is to hold down the Option (Orange...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 22, 2010
Have you ever received a text message or IM from a contact and wanted to quickly call that person back? Instead of searching for your contact with Universal Search, you have two quick options to get...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 21, 2010
Using the touchscreen controls while operating the Camera or Camcorder can be a bit awkward at times or make it tough to take a self-photo.  Good thing that there are a few keyboard shortcuts that...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 20, 2010
Every so often, there is a a Forum posting asking about an icon on the top bar of the phone that looks like a Phone with 9 dots underneath. You mean this? This is the icon for “TTY”. What...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 19, 2010
Have you ever wondered how to rearrange the order of your emails accounts on the main screen of your Email app?  You probably noticed that the order of those accounts are initially determined by the...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 16, 2010
To save a picture from within a website, just press-and-hold the Option (Orange or Silver) Key and click on the picture, then select "Copy to Photos".  Although the Photo will be saved to the...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 15, 2010
Want to take a shot of your screen?  Simply press Option (orange or silver key) + Sym + P at the same time.  You will find a copy of the screenshot (as a .png file) in the "Screen captures”...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 15, 2010
Ever wanted to redial the last number you called, but can’t find a “Redial” option on the phone…well, it’s really easy to do with webOS. Open the Phone App ( ) Press the physical Enter keyboard...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 15, 2010
Even been looking at a notification in your dashboard and wanted to minimize it back to a small icon?  If you click within the currently active app, it will minimize the notification, but that click...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 13, 2010
Have you ever logged on to a Wi-Fi network, only to realize that you don’t want your phone to auto-connect to that network again? Here's how to remove a Wi-Fi network from your device. You must have...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 12, 2010
Restarting your device is sometimes necessary if your phone locks up on you or you just want to clean out the memory of your phone. There are quite a few ways to do this, using either the hardware...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 09, 2010
As we discussed in prior tips, Universal search is an extremely powerful tool that lets you search for your Contacts, Applications, the web and Google Maps from anywhere on your phone and in a matter...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 08, 2010
Universal search is an extremely powerful tool within webOS that allows you to access all kinds of data on your phone within a matter of seconds and from anywhere on your device. To access Universal...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 07, 2010
Universal search is an extremely powerful tool within webOS that allows you to access all kinds of data on your phone within a matter of seconds and from anywhere on your device. To access...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 06, 2010
Universal search is an extremely powerful tool within webOS that allows you to access all kinds of data on your phone within a matter of seconds and from anywhere on your device. To access Universal...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 02, 2010
One action that any webOS user should know is how to "swipe off the screen" to delete items from a list.  While not immediately obvious, you will quickly realize how simple this action is and see how...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jul 01, 2010
Performing a Swipe Up from the gesture area or pressing the Center Button (for Pre) / Center LCD (for Pre Plus, Pixi or Pixi Plus) will perform different actions, depending on where you are in...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 30, 2010
The “Switch Applications” advanced gesture allows you to quickly switch between your open cards without first going into card view. This is performed by completing a full-swipe from left-to-...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 29, 2010
The forward swipe is the exact opposite of the Back Swipe: a half-swipe from left-to-right in the gesture area. Like the Back Swipe, it can be done on either side of the gesture area, just make...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 28, 2010
The Back Swipe is one of the most used gestures in webOS, replacing the need for a “Back” button throughout webOS. Whenever you need to go back one-level within an app (for example, to go from...
Article
by Adam Marks
Jun 26, 2010
We are happy to announce that PreCentral's “Tip of the Day” feature. We know that there is already a whole PDF file in the Precentral forums with over 300 tips, but have found that most webOS...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 25, 2010
There are only a few spots available in the Quick Launch Bar on your webOS phone and, honestly, you really can get by quite well by taking the phone icon off. It was one of the first things I moved...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 24, 2010
Setting a Speed Dial is a great way to quickly call up to 23 of your most common contacts. Once set, all you need to do is open the keyboard and press one key on the keyboard to access that number...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 22, 2010
  Taking a screenshot or screen capture on your Palm Pre or Palm Pixi is easy. Simply press Option (orange or silver key) + Sym + P at the same time.  You will find a copy of the screenshot (as a...
TIP
by Adam Marks
Jun 22, 2010
Moving icons on your Palm Pre is a great way to personalize your device and make it more useful for you. I know a bunch of others with a Palm Pre or Pixi, and I was amazed at how many of them didn't...