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HTC One comes with easy setup HTC Get Started online service

HTC One buyers will be able to customize their handsets online via the HTC Get Started service, from personalizing the look and feel of the smartphone to adding accounts, feeds and bookmarks.
March 11, 2013

Those of you thinking of buying an HTC One when it hits stores in the near future should know that the Taiwan-based Android manufacturer has a handy online service called HTC Get Started to help you with the initial configuration of the flagship device.

The service can be tested already, even before actually buying the device, just hit up the second Source link below. Users can get themselves familiarized with the various menus and settings that can be customized when first using the device.

From the start screen, you can choose your language and your appropriate HTC One version – you’ll not that other One-branded devices could be available in the list – and then make your way through different settings.

Naturally, in order to perform the setup, you’ll actually need the phone, so until you’re ready to buy it, get yourself acquainted with the various menus of what appears to be a simple customizing procedure.

Depending on what menus you select, you’re going to experience the HTC One’s user interface specific to that action on the virtual HTC One screen found on the right side of the page.

In addition to feed settings, you can also choose what apps to have preloaded on the device, customize ringtones, notification sounds and alarms, setup bookmarks (yes, you can add Android Authority right away to your list,) select the appropriate wallpaper (or upload your chosen one) and lock screen for your handset.

After personalizing the look of your HTC One, you’ll be invited to add various accounts that you may be interested in accessing from the handset, including DropBox, Yahoo, Hotmail, Microsoft Exchange or other email accounts.

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Once that’s all over, all you need to do is sign in and have your settings saved and sent to the handset. Naturally, this process is optional. In case you want to customize the handset later, you can always skip these steps. Oh, and if you happen to move to the HTC One from the iPhone, you should know you can import your iOS backup straight to your new HTC handset.

Are you buying an HTC One this year, or are you going to go for something different?