How to Install Software on an HTC S620

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How to Install Software on an HTC S620
Add programs to your Windows Mobile smartphone. (Ron Levine/Lifesize/Getty Images)

The HTC S620, also known as the HTC Excalibur, is a Qwerty smartphone running Windows Mobile 5. Like all smartphones, the S620 can install additional programs, but, unlike modern Android or iOS devices, there is no integrated app store. To install new software, you'll need to download a CAB install file on your computer and transfer it onto the device. Windows Mobile smartphones work best when connected to Windows XP, Vista or 7 computers.

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Things you need

  • HTC S620 smartphone
  • SD card
  • CAB installer file
  • Windows desktop or laptop
  • USB-miniUSB cable

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  1. 1

    Turn on your computer and log in. Click the "Start" button, then "Computer" or "My Computer." Navigate to the folder that holds the CAB installer file for the program you want to add.

  2. 2

    Turn on your S620 smartphone. Attach the phone to the computer with the included USB cable.

  3. 3

    Click the "Start" button, then "Computer" or "My Computer." Double-click the phone storage drive. (If the storage drive doesn't appear, enable the "USB Mass Storage" function in your phone's Connection Settings page.) Drag the CAB file from its folder to the phone. Disconnect the phone from the computer.

  4. 4

    Tap the "Start" button on the phone, then select "Programs." Select "File Explorer." Navigate to the SD card or storage folder, then select the CAB file and press the centre button.

  5. 5

    Follow the instructions as they appear on the screen, selecting "Next" or "OK" as necessary. When the process is finished, the screen will display a message that says "Your software was installed successfully." Tap the "Start" button on the phone, then select "Programs." Select your newly installed program to start it.

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