Get the most from your Essential Phone with How-To's, Tips & Tricks, and more.
Set up your Essential Phone
Switch from iPhone
Switch from another Android phone to Essential Phone
What comes with the Essential Phone?
Essential Phone Layout
Removing or switching the SIM card
Navigation & Gestures
Use fingerprint sensor for notifications
Network & Internet
Reset network settings
Rename your phone
Move files between your phone and computer
Apps & Notifications
Find phone settings
Download apps on your phone
Change icon shapes
Take a screenshot
Keyboard & Languages
Open keyboard settings
Security & Location
Unlock phone with fingerprint
Turn off touch vibration
Users & System
Start phone in Safe Mode
Reset your phone from Recovery Mode
Reset your phone
Find Serial Number
Back up your phone
Update your phone
Turn on Developer Options
Windows Drivers for Essential Phone
What carriers will the Essential Phone work on?
What kind of SIM card does the Essential Phone use?
Where can I download Beta / Developer Previews?
What kind of charger does the Essential Phone use?
Does the Essential Phone support video out over USB?
If your Essential Phone is unresponsive
Phone not downloading latest software update
"No SIM" Error
Not receiving texts from iPhone users
Phone supplying power to another device