Kit Guide: Huawei P10 Plus - using it


It can be confusing if you're not sure where things are on a new phone, so this guide will help you out with the basics.

1. Making phone calls


These steps will get you chatting on your phone in seconds.

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The first page is the dialler, where you can type in a name or mobile number. Once it's in, you just tap the green phone icon to call.


You can press the Contacts tab at the top to look through a list of your contacts. Tap one to call them.

Sending texts & multimedia messages (MMS)


It can be quick and easy to send texts, and these steps will show you how.

Sending texts

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Tap New message for a blank text.


Type a contacts name or mobile number in the 'To' box.


Write your message in the Type message box, then when you've finished, press the right arrow to send it.

Sending attachments & multimedia messages (MMS)

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Write your text as normal, then tap the paperclip.


Choose what you want to add, then press the tick in the top-right corner.


You'll see a preview of it added to your message. When you're happy, press the right arrow to send.

Deleting a message thread

A message thread is the list of messages between you and another person. To delete a full conversation, press and hold on their name in your Inbox, then when it's got a tick next to it, press Delete at the bottom.

3. Sending emails and attachments


You'll be more familiar with sending emails after following these steps.

Sending an email

Before you can start sending, the email account has to be set up on your phone.

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With your Inbox open, press Compose at the bottom to open a blank email.


Type the person's email address in the 'To' box.


You can add a Subject to the box if you want.


Write your message in the box below, then when you're finished, press the right arrow at the top to send it.

Adding an attachment

Here's how to add things like pictures and videos to your emails.

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Write out your email, then tap the paperclip in the bottom-right corner.


Pick where the item you want to attach is.


Tap the files you want, then press the tick in the top-right corner.


You'll see the item added to your email. When you're happy, press the right arrow at the top to send.

4. Setting alarms


Using your phone as your alarm clock can be a great convenience, so these steps will help you with it.

Go to Apps > Settings > Clock to set and manage alarms.

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Make sure the Alarm tab is chosen at the top, then press Add at the bottom.


Slide the numbers to set the hour and minute that you want the alarm to sound at.



Press Repeat and choose which days you want the alarm to sound.


When you're finished, press the tick in the top-right corner, and it'll be set.

Hopefully you're a bit more comfortable with using your Huawei P10 Plus now. If you wanted to chat to a Team Knowhow Expert for some more help, you can get in touch here.

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