Motorola tried very hard to make it simple to use Android smartphones. Moto E is their latest efforts.
Although it is simple and intuitive to use, many Moto E owners still have a lot of problems or questions in using the pocket-friendly Moto E. Especially for those who just switched from feature phones.
When you get problems with your Moto E, you will know how difficult it is to get a simple and straightforward solution.
Moto E how-to guides are here to help you.
If you have any questions on using your Moto E, these Moto E how-to guides will be your lifesaver!
We try to make all guides simple and easy to follow. They are written mainly for new Android users. But seasoned Android users can benefit from these guides because some of them are Moto E specific.
Each guide will show you the tips and tricks on using your Moto E, as well as solutions for most-commonly encountered problems related to using Moto E.
If you want to download PDF version of the official Moto E user manual in English and your own languages, please visit our Moto E user manual page.
The Moto E guides listed on this page are usually generic to all generations of Moto E. Some Moto E6 specific guides are listed on Moto E6 guides page.
This Moto E how-to guides page is a live page, so it will be regularly updated to add more and more how-to guides for Moto E owners.
If you cannot find a guide for your question/problem, please leave a comment below. We (and other Moto E owners) will try to answer your questions, and we may also add a new guide for you.
Currently, the following topics are covered in Moto E how-to guides. More topics are coming soon
You can take a screenshot on Moto E, including on Moto E 2nd Gen, without using any apps. You just need press and hold Power and Volume down buttons simultaneously. Of course, timing is important. This guide shows you the procedure in detail and tips and tricks on taking a screenshot on Moto E and Moto E 2nd gen.
To make your Moto E even sweeter, Motorola just released Motorola Alert app for Moto E, and this app is currently exclusive to Moto E! Of course, the app will be compatible with Moto X and Moto G in the future.
Motorola Assist is a free app offered by Motorola. It automates some task for you like a personal assistant. Although the sleeping mode is superseded by Downtime in Android Lollipop, the Driving assist, Meeting assist and Home assist are still unique and provide the best value for your Moto E. No other Android vendors offer such a useful app. Please read this guide on how to use Motorola Assist on Moto E.
How to customize notifications tones on Moto E?
Moto E notification icons and their meanings
How to change the language for Moto E?
How to manage contacts in Moto E?
How to use Motorola Migrate?
How to customize Moto E home screen?
How to use SD card on Moto E?
How to transfer files between Moto E and PC?
How to use WiFi hotspot on Moto E?
How to reset Moto E?
How to use FM radio on Moto E? (this guide was written for Moto G, but it works identically on Moto E.)
You can block some annoying callers on Moto E directly, although you can ask your phone company to block them for you. The simple way is to transfer the call to voicemail. You can also use apps to get more controls on blocking certain callers. This guide will show you how to do this. It works on Moto E, including Moto E 2nd Gen, Moto G (including Moto G 2nd Gen), and Moto X (including Moto X 2nd gen).
When Moto E behaves abnormally, you may want to solve the problem instead of resetting your Moto E. In this case, you may first try to clear Moto E cache partition. If the problem still persists, you may try to reboot Moto E into safe mode to find out whether the problem is caused by some third-party apps. This guide will show you how to reboot into Moto E safe mode.
- More coming soon!
If you have any questions on using Moto E, please let us know by leaving a comment in the comment box below.