1. htcone_meight's Avatar
    Hi all,

    I'm new to HTC I've always used Samsung in the past so I watched some online videos on how to personalize it and I find I'm missing several settings and options. For example I don't have the 'transfer content from another phone' or 'activate lock screen options' or the ability to edit my app list page. It's really strange. I also don't have the 'people' app but have 'contacts' instead

    Any ideas why this might be? Is there a setting I need to enable somewhere?

    thanks.
    03-09-2015 08:03 AM
  2. Deathunter-M8's Avatar
    Carriers push/install modified firmwares on the smartphones they sell. So did you bought it cash or on a contract with a carrier?

    Sent from my HTC One M8
    03-09-2015 08:31 AM
  3. IAmSixNine's Avatar
    On my TMO stock 4.4.4 i see "Get content from another phone" right on the main settings page.
    Its right below backup & restore on the main page.

    My M8 has People and my Note 3 has contacts. Both running KitKat.
    My nexus 5 on lollipop has contacts.
    Its probably just a naming thing. As long as you have one or the other you should be good.
    03-09-2015 10:56 AM
  4. dty06's Avatar
    Some OEMs (manufacturers) will use the stock Google software, some will make their own and provide it with the phone. For example, Sense is the HTC user interface and it's different from the stock Google UI or the TouchWiz UI from Samsung.

    The settings may be found in different places depending on the carrier as well.
    03-09-2015 02:38 PM
  5. htcone_meight's Avatar
    Hi yes I bought it cash and I have a lot of the settings options missing...
    03-09-2015 03:06 PM
  6. whitelunchbag's Avatar
    Can you post some screenshots of your settings menu?

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    03-09-2015 05:25 PM

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