Changing Sync Settings

  1. Go to the Start screen and swipe to the left.
  2. Scroll down and tap Settings.
  3. Then tap email + accounts.
  4. Select the desired account.
  5. Check/uncheck Content to sync, as desired.
  6. Make any other changes to the settings available.
  7. When finished, touch the checkmark icon.

Syncing with Windows Phone App

  1. Connect your HTC 8XT to the computer via the USB cable.
  2. Your HTC 8XT will automatically install a driver software.
  3. Then click Next.
  4. The Windows Phone app for desktop (Preview 3) | Windows Phone 8 | Windows Phone How-to | Windows Phone (United States) browser window will open on your computer.
  5. Click download now.
  6. After the download completes, open the program by clicking the file name -> then click Run to install the program.
  7. In case a User Account Control prompt appears, click Yes.
  8. Then read the Windows Phone app for desktop License Agreement -> if you agree with the terms, tap I accept the terms in the license agreement -> click Next.
  9. Select the desired option and tap Next.
  10. Then click Install.
  11. Click Done.
  12. When the app is installed, click Get started.
  13. In the Name your phone field, enter a name for your HTC 8XT.
  14. Then select the desired synching options.
  15. When done, click Continue.
  16. The program will then import media saved on the PC from Windows Libraries.
  17. View music, podcasts, ringtones, photos or videos by switching between the tabs across the top of the screen.
  18. To sync podcasts, ringtones, etc, click the desired checkbox.
  19. After the desired synching settings have been selected, click Sync.
  20. You smartphone will then sync with the PC.
  21. You can also check the media saved to the smartphone by clicking phone.
  22. The media found on the phone will then be displayed.
  23. Congratulations! The Windows Phone app has been successfully installed.

Setting the Sync Schedule

  1. Go to the Start screen and swipe to left.
  2. Scroll down and tap Settings.
  3. Then tap email + accounts.
  4. Select the desired account and touch the Download new content field.
  5. Select the desired syncing settings (choose to sync as items arrive, every 15 minutes, every 30 minutes, etc.).
  6. Then touch the checkmark icon.
  7. Congratulations! The synch schedule has been set up.

Tip: If you’re experiencing a low battery life, try to sync less frequently.

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