The manual for an HTC phone describes the necessary steps for setting up and personalizing the phone, such as arranging security locks and entering contacts, as well as more advanced features for its use. The manual also contains a guide to syncing and backing up data on an HTC phone.
The section called settings and security is a guide through basic functionality, including the adjustment of the brightness of the screen, how long the phone remains lit when it is not in use and how to activate and deactivate the phone's data connection, as well as how to toggle the phone in and out of airplane mode.
The section called entertainment in the manual of an HTC phone outlines how to play, rewind and fast-forward through songs, how to browse through songs by title, artist name or album name, how to make playlists of saved songs and how to select a portion of a particular song as the phone's ringtone. The manual also describes how to play media saved on an HTC phone through another audio-video device.
The HTC phone manual email application section guides readers through how to custom-sort the messages in their mailboxes, switch between multiple mail accounts, save messages they want to finish later as drafts and attach files to their messages.