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    Getting Started...

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    Tungsten, the Tungsten logo, “T” (Stylized), Addit, Blazer, Graffiti, HotSync, the HotSync logo, Palm, Palm Powered, Palm OS, the Palm logo, and VersaMail are among the trademarks or registered trademarks owned by or licensed to palmOne, Inc. All other brand and product names are or may be trademarks of, and are used to identify products or services of, their respective owners.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About This Guide ...vii Tips for viewing this guide...vii What’s in this guide? ...viii Sidebars...ix Chapter 1: Basics ...1 Locating the controls on your handheld...2 What software is on my handheld?...5 What’s on the CD? ...7 Using the status bar...10 Rotating the screen...11 Using the 5-way navigator ...12 Entering information on your handheld ...15...

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    Using Drive Mode to work with info on another computer ...40 Beyond the basics...43 Chapter 4: Managing Your Contacts ...44 Adding a contact ...45 Locating a contact on your list...47 Beaming a contact ...48 Beyond the basics...49 Chapter 5: Managing Your Calendar ...50 Scheduling an appointment...51 Checking your schedule ...53 Setting an alarm...54...

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    Chapter 9: Managing Your Tasks ...78 Creating a task...79 Organizing your tasks...80 Marking a task complete ...81 Beyond the basics...82 Chapter 10: Writing Memos...83 Creating a memo ...84 Viewing and editing a memo ...85 Beyond the basics...86 Chapter 11: Writing Notes in Note Pad...87 Creating a note ...88 Viewing and editing a note ...89 Beyond the basics...90...

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    Chapter 14: Sending and Receiving Text Messages ... 114 Sending a text message ...115 Viewing a text message ...116 Beyond the basics...117 Chapter 15: Browsing the Web... 118 Accessing a web page ...119 Beyond the basics...120 Chapter 16: Expanding Your Handheld...121 What type of expansion cards can I use? ...122 How can expansion cards help me?...122 Removing an expansion card ...123...

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    About This Guide [ ! ] Before You Begin Complete the steps in Read This First in your handheld package to set up your handheld and install the software on your computer and your handheld. Tungsten™ T5 Handheld This guide tells you everything you need to know to start using your handheld— from the things you’ll do every day, to the things that make your handheld not only useful, but fun.

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    What’s in this guide? The info in this guide includes step-by-step instructions, links to cross-references, and sidebars. Step-by-step instructions Here you’ll find how-to information. Look for these cues in instructions: Continued [ ! ] IMPORTANT [ & ] OPTIONAL NOTE WINDOWS ONLY MAC ONLY Links...

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    Sidebars [ ! ] To access the User Guide, you need to be connected to the Internet. Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Before You Begin Things you must complete before you can do the steps described in a procedure or group of procedures.

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    CHAPTER 1 Basics In this chapter Whether you’re at work, at home, or on the go, you’ll quickly understand why Locating the controls on handhelds are also called personal your handheld digital assistants (PDAs). Like a good What software is on my personal assistant, your handheld handheld? helps you keep track of your schedule,...

  • Page 11: Locating The Controls On Your Handheld

    CHAPTER 1 Basics Locating the controls on your handheld Front panel controls Screen Home Calendar Screen 5-way navigator Quick buttons Tungsten™ T5 Handheld 5-way navigator Files Quick buttons Contacts Displays the applications and information on your handheld. The screen is touch-sensitive. Display the input area by tapping the Input icon Use the input area to enter info with Graffiti®...

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    CHAPTER 1 Basics Top and side panel controls Key Term IR port IR Short for infrared. Expansion Beaming uses infrared card slot technology to send information between two IR ports that are within a few feet of each other. Did You Know? Beaming lets you quickly share appointments, addresses, phone...

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    CHAPTER 1 Basics Back panel controls Key Term USB The type of connector or cable that’s commonly used to connect accessories to a Speaker computer. Multi- connector Speaker Reset button Multi-connector Bluetooth radio (internal) Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Bluetooth (internal) Reset button Lets you listen to alarms, game and system sounds, and music.

  • Page 14: What Software Is On My Handheld

    CHAPTER 1 Basics What software is on my handheld? Your handheld comes with many applications preinstalled and ready to use. Can’t find some of these applications? Press the Favorites Home button twice to view all applications in Files the Applications View. Calendar Contacts Documents...

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    CHAPTER 1 Basics Tasks Memos Note Pad Addit™ Calculator Quick Tour Card Info Dialer Expense HotSync Prefs World Clock Drive Mode Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Send and receive short text (SMS) messages using the built-in Bluetooth technology on your handheld. Stay on top of your to-do list. Enter things you need to do, prioritize them, set alarms, and then monitor your deadlines.

  • Page 16: What's On The Cd

    Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, and Memos is synchronized with Outlook. Information for Expense, Note Pad, and Media is still synchronized with Palm Desktop software. Install applications from your Windows computer to your handheld or to an expansion card that is seated in the expansion card slot for use on your handheld.

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    Keep the Getting Started Guide with you and view it on your handheld. You can also install this file on your handheld to carry it with you on the go; it installs to the Palm Desktop Help automatically during the initial CD installation process;.

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    CHAPTER 1 Basics QuickTime Java Technologies Handmark Solitaire Adobe Reader for Palm OS Power by Hand eReader VPN Client Software Tutorial Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Works with the palmOne Media desktop application. Required to prepare videos in certain formats for viewing on your handheld.

  • Page 19: Using The Status Bar

    CHAPTER 1 Basics Using the status bar Use the Find dialog box to The status bar at the bottom of the handheld screen gives you access to valuable tools and is locate specific items of accessible in all views. information in your handheld’s program Home memory—for example, a...

  • Page 20: Rotating The Screen

    CHAPTER 1 Basics Rotating the screen You can switch between landscape and portrait view by selecting Screen rotation Did You Know? status bar. Landscape view is useful for viewing spreadsheets, email, web pages, and photos. You can customize which way the screen rotates in landscape mode by choosing right- or left- handed rotation.

  • Page 21: Using The 5-way Navigator

    CHAPTER 1 Basics Using the 5-way navigator The 5-way navigator lets you access information quickly with one hand and without the stylus. The 5-way does various things based on which type of screen you’re on. To use the 5-way, press Up, To remove the selection Down, Right, Left, or Center.

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    CHAPTER 1 Basics Moving around in Applications View Right or Left Center Moving around list screens In list screens, select and move between entries such as notes, memos, contacts, or photos. Up or Down Center Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Scrolls to the next or previous application category.

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    CHAPTER 1 Basics Moving around entry screens In entry screens, scroll within the current entry or between entries. Up or Down Right or Left Center Moving around dialog boxes In a dialog box, use the 5-way to make selections from items such as boxes and pick lists. Center Tungsten™...

  • Page 24: Entering Information On Your Handheld

    CHAPTER 1 Basics Entering information on your handheld There are several ways to enter information directly on your handheld. The most popular methods are using Graffiti 2 writing or using the onscreen keyboard from the input area. You can also move Write letters on the left and manage information between your handheld and a computer.

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    CHAPTER 1 Basics Using the onscreen keyboard You can use the onscreen keyboard in any application where you need to enter text, numbers, or Key Term symbols on your handheld. Entry A piece of information entered in an application such as a contact in Contacts or an appointment in Calendar.

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    CHAPTER 1 Basics Tungsten™ T5 Handheld [ & ] OPTIONAL Select from among four different keyboards. abc - lowercase Caps shift Tap here to display lowercase keyboard ABC - uppercase 123 - numeric Tap here to display Tap here to display uppercase keyboard numeric keyboard Done...

  • Page 27: Using Menus

    CHAPTER 1 Basics Using menus Menus let you access additional commands and settings. They are easy to use, and once you master them in one application, you know how to use them in all your applications. You can also open the handheld menus by tapping the application title in the upper-left...

  • Page 28: Handheld Do's And Don'ts

    CHAPTER 1 Basics Handheld do’s and don’ts To protect your handheld from damage and ensure reliable performance, follow these guidelines. Handheld do’s • Use the flip cover that came with your handheld. • Use only the stylus to tap the screen—no pens, pencils, paper clips, or other sharp objects. •...

  • Page 29: Beyond The Basics

    Organizing your applications and information by filing them into categories Keeping information private by turning on security options • Beaming information and applications to other Palm Powered™ devices • Sending information and applications to other Bluetooth devices by using Bluetooth technology on your handheld...

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    CHAPTER 2 Finding and Opening Files and Applications Part of what makes your handheld so In this chapter useful is how quickly and easily you Using Favorites and can access its built-in features—as well Applications as the information you store on it. Your Using Files handheld offers a number of options Opening files and folders...

  • Page 31: Using Favorites And Applications

    CHAPTER 2 Finding and Opening Files and Applications Using Favorites and Applications Your handheld lets you display two views to quickly see and open the files and applications you use most. Favorites lets you create a list of the items you want to quickly access, while Press Home once to open Applications displays all applications on your handheld.

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    CHAPTER 2 Finding and Opening Files and Applications Using Applications The Applications View shows all of the applications on your handheld. Use the category pick list in the upper-right corner of the screen to view applications by category or to see all applications. You can customize the Home button to open To access an item from Applications, press Home...

  • Page 33: Using Files, Opening Files And Folders From Within An Application

    CHAPTER 2 Finding and Opening Files and Applications Using Files The Files application enables you to easily open, view, and move among the files and folders on your handheld’s internal flash drive or on an expansion card inserted into your handheld’s Sort your Files display by expansion slot.

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    CHAPTER 2 Finding and Opening Files and Applications Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— Moving all that’s in this guide, and Around...

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    CHAPTER 3 Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer You can do a lot with your handheld on In this chapter its own: enter or look up a contact, Program memory and the write a memo, keep track of your internal drive appointments.

  • Page 36: Program Memory And The Internal Drive

    Your handheld contains two types of storage: program memory and the internal flash drive. Did You Know? The internal drive saves Program memory Your handheld includes 55MB of program memory for Palm OS information on your and information. If an app or information is located in your handheld’s program memory, you can handheld permanently.

  • Page 37: How Can I Work With Information

    Keeping files in their native format is useful. On Windows computers, Palm Desktop software includes palmOne™ Media, which you can use to transfer photos and videos to your handheld. On Windows computers, Palm Desktop also On your handheld you...

  • Page 38: When Would I Use Each Method

    Information in Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Memos, Notes ® (Windows only: Expense, VersaMail application) Use Palm Desktop or Outlook (Windows) to enter information on to your computer. Synchronize to transfer the new or updated information on your computer to your handheld.

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    Photos and videos Method 1: Use the desktop Media application from within Palm Desktop (Windows) or drag the files to the Send To Handheld droplet icon on your desktop (Mac). Synchronize to install the files to the Photos &...

  • Page 40: Synchronizing Information

    Entering information using desktop software technology on your handheld. Use Palm Desktop or Outlook to enter information on your computer. When you synchronize, the information is updated in your handheld’s program memory. Did You Know? If you use the default settings, information from all the following applications is transferred each...

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    CHAPTER 3 Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer WINDOWS ONLY Double-click the Palm Desktop icon on your computer desktop, and then click the icons in the launch bar to access the various applications. The Palm Desktop online...

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    Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer MAC ONLY Double-click the Palm Desktop icon in the Palm folder on your computer, and then click the icons in the launch bar to access the various applications. Synchronizing information Launch bar Tungsten™...

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    CHAPTER 3 Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer How to synchronize Key Term ® HotSync Technology that allows you to synchronize the information in your handheld’s program memory with the information on your computer. If the Select User dialog box appears during synchronization, select the username whose...

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    Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Open Palm Desktop software. Copy the application: a. Click the Quick Install icon in the launch bar at the left of the window. b. Drag and drop the application onto the Quick Install window.

  • Page 45: Using File Transfer To Transfer Info To Your Handheld

    Select the applications or files you want to install: a. Drag and drop the applications or files onto the Send To Handheld droplet in the Palm folder. b. In the Send To Handheld dialog box, select your username and click OK.

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    CHAPTER 3 Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer [ ! ] IMPORTANT Transfer are not automatically backed up during synchronization. Use File Transfer to copy or Use File Transfer to back move the updated files and folders to your computer, or to back up the contents your handheld's up the contents of your entire internal drive to your computer.

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    CHAPTER 3 Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer In the File Transfer window you can also manage folders by creating, renaming, moving, and deleting folders, as well as changing folder attributes. Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Drag, copy, or move files, folders, or applications from the desktop into the File Transfer window to the location you want on your handheld’s internal drive.

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    CHAPTER 3 Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Access or move files from your handheld to a computer that has FIle Transfer installed: a. Connect the USB sync cable to the USB port on the rear of the computer, and then insert the other end into your handheld.

  • Page 49: Using Drive Mode To Work With Info On Another Computer

    CHAPTER 3 Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer Using Drive Mode to work with info on another computer On a Mac computer, use Drive Mode to move files between a computer and your handheld’s internal drive. When you use File Transfer or Drive Mode, If you are at a Windows computer that doesn’t have File Transfer installed—a computer at a hotel...

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    CHAPTER 3 Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Prepare your handheld and your computer: a. Connect the USB sync cable to the USB port on the rear of the computer, and then insert the other end into your handheld. b.

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    CHAPTER 3 Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer If you are working with an expansion card, you must eject the handheld from the computer before removing the card in order to avoid losing info on the card. Tungsten™...

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    CHAPTER 3 Moving and Managing Info Between Your Handheld and Your Computer Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld—...

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    CHAPTER 4 Managing Your Contacts In this chapter Say goodbye to a paper address book that you need to update manually Adding a contact every time someone moves, changes Locating a contact on your their email address, or gets a new work list extension.

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    CHAPTER 4 Managing Your Contacts Adding a contact If the first character you enter in the Last Name or Company field is an asterisk (*) or another symbol, that contact always appears at the top of the Contacts list. That’s useful for an entry like “If Found Call [your phone number].

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    CHAPTER 4 Managing Your Contacts If multiple contacts share information, such as a company name and address, you can enter the first contact, and then copy the information into other contacts. Did You Know? If you want a reminder about a birthday, select the Reminder box, enter the number of days before the birthday that...

  • Page 56: Locating A Contact On Your List

    CHAPTER 4 Managing Your Contacts Locating a contact on your list You can also press Right on the 5-way navigator (or tap the Quick Look Up icon at the top of the screen) to open the Quick Look Up line. Press Up and Down to select the letter of the name you want in each box, and...

  • Page 57: Beaming A Contact

    CHAPTER 4 Managing Your Contacts Beaming a contact You can create a contact with your own information and select it as your business card by opening the Record menu and selecting Business Card. Beam your business card to other handhelds by holding down the Contacts button until the Beam dialog box appears.

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    CHAPTER 4 Managing Your Contacts Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— Contacts all that’s in this guide, and much more—go to...

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    CHAPTER 5 Managing Your Calendar In this chapter Staying on top of your schedule is an important part of being productive Scheduling an appointment both at work and at home. Calendar Checking your schedule can help you remember appointments and spot schedule conflicts. You can Setting an alarm view your calendar by day, week, or Beyond the basics...

  • Page 60: Scheduling An Appointment

    CHAPTER 5 Managing Your Calendar Scheduling an appointment Key Term Event The name for an entry in the Calendar application, including appointments, birthdays, reminders, recurring meetings, and so on. You can also scroll to a date by pressing Right or Left on the 5-way navigator or by tapping the arrows at the top of...

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    CHAPTER 5 Managing Your Calendar To enter reminders, holidays, anniversaries, and other events that take place on a particular date but not at a particular time, select No Time. Color-code your calendar. Tap the bullet next to the description to file the appointment in a category.

  • Page 62: Checking Your Schedule

    CHAPTER 5 Managing Your Calendar Checking your schedule Sometimes you want to look at your schedule for a particular date, while other times you want to see an overview of a week or month. Press the Calendar button repeatedly to cycle through the Agenda View, Day View, Week View, and Month View.

  • Page 63: Setting An Alarm

    CHAPTER 5 Managing Your Calendar Setting an alarm Did You Know? Setting your alarm sounds in World Clock instead of in Calendar gives you different alarm sound choices. Check out the other options in the Event Details dialog box. For example, Repeat creates an event that recurs daily, weekly, or at whatever...

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    • Erasing old appointments by purging them Organizing events by type and color-coding them Keeping events private by turning on security options • Beaming events to other Palm Powered™ devices ® • Sending events to other Bluetooth devices by using Bluetooth wireless...

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    CHAPTER 6 Managing Your Office Files In this chapter With its ability to store large amounts of important information, your How can I create and handheld lets you take your office with manage Office files? you—including your Microsoft Office Beyond the basics files.

  • Page 66: How Can I Create And Manage Office Files

    CHAPTER 6 Managing Your Office Files How can I create and manage Office files? The Documents application provides powerful editing and file management features for Office files on your handheld. What’s more, Documents makes it easy for you to share files between your The Documents computer and your handheld, using either File Transfer or synchronization.

  • Page 67: Opening Files From Within Documents

    CHAPTER 6 Managing Your Office Files Opening files from within Documents In the Documents application, you can view and open any Word, Excel, or PowerPoint file on your handheld. When you are working on a file, save it to a specific location on your handheld’s internal drive by selecting Menu on the...

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    CHAPTER 6 Managing Your Office Files Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— Email all that’s in this guide, and much more—go to...

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    CHAPTER 7 Viewing Photos and Videos In this chapter A picture may be worth a thousand words, but what happens when you Supported file types have a lots of pictures—or videos—that Viewing photos or videos you are trying to keep organized? Or maybe just a few that are so Organizing photos or videos into albums...

  • Page 70: Supported File Types

    To view a video on your handheld, on a Windows computer, open Media from within conversion, so you can Palm Desktop software, add the video, and then synchronize to send the video to your handheld. view it on the computer in On a Mac computer, drag the video to the Send To Handheld droplet, and then synchronize.

  • Page 71: Viewing Photos Or Videos

    CHAPTER 7 Viewing Photos and Videos Viewing photos or videos Select Slide Show to display all photos and videos in an album, automatically, one after another. Tap a photo or video to stop the slide show. Did You Know? Photos and videos located in the Photos &...

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    CHAPTER 7 Viewing Photos and Videos Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Select the photo or video you want to view. Select a photo or video to view Tap anywhere in the photo or video to return to the selection screen. Done...

  • Page 73: Organizing Photos Or Videos Into Albums

    CHAPTER 7 Viewing Photos and Videos Organizing photos or videos into albums If a photo is stored on your handheld, you can only add it to an album located on the handheld. Likewise, if a photo is stored on an expansion card, you can only add it to an album that is on the same card.

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    CHAPTER 7 Viewing Photos and Videos If you are not already in the album to which you want to add or remove photos or videos, select the pick list in the upper- right corner and select the album you want. If the buttons don’t appear when viewing a photo, make sure the...

  • Page 75: Sharing Photos And Videos

    • Attach a photo or video to an email message. • Beam a photo or video to other Palm Powered™ devices. • Copy a photo or video to your handheld using File Transfer and then carry it to and work with it on another computer using File Transfer (if it is installed on the computer where you are a guest) or Drive Mode.

  • Page 76: Sending A Photo Or Video Using Bluetooth Technology

    CHAPTER 7 Viewing Photos and Videos Sending a photo or video using Bluetooth technology Did You Know? If you select Send before selecting a photo or video, a dialog box appears from which you can select the item you want to send. Also use the buttons at the bottom of the screen to switch between...

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    CHAPTER 7 Viewing Photos and Videos Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— all that’s in this guide, and Media much more—go to...

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    CHAPTER 8 Listening to Music In this chapter Are you tired of listening to small talk during that long commute on the bus Transferring MP3 files to your or train? Do you need something handheld smaller than a CD player when you’re Transferring music from a CD out for a walk or at the gym? to your handheld...

  • Page 79: Transferring Mp3 Files To Your Handheld

    CHAPTER 8 Listening to Music Transferring MP3 files to your handheld The RealPlayer software that comes with your handheld is compatible with the popular MP3 audio file format. Use the RealPlayer desktop application on your computer to copy MP3 files to your You can also transfer MP3 handheld’s internal drive.

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    CHAPTER 8 Listening to Music MAC ONLY You can also transfer MP3 files on a Mac computer by dragging the music file to the Send To Handheld droplet. Select the destination for the file, and then synchronize to transfer it. Tungsten™...

  • Page 81: Transferring Music From A Cd To Your Handheld

    CHAPTER 8 [ ! ] Before You Begin Windows: Install RealPlayer desktop application on your computer. Insert the software installation CD and follow the onscreen instructions for installing extra software. You must install this software, even if you already have a version of RealPlayer installed on your computer.

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    CHAPTER 8 Listening to Music If you want to select only a few songs, click Deselect All and then check the box next to the songs you want to select. Did You Know? The RealPlayer application on your handheld plays music files in the MP3 format only.

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    CHAPTER 8 Listening to Music For tips on using RealPlayer on your computer, go to the Help menu in RealPlayer or visit www.real.com. Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Prepare your handheld: a. Go to Favorites and then select Music b. Connect your handheld and your computer to the USB sync cable. [ ! ] IMPORTANT Do not press the HotSync button on your cable.

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    CHAPTER 8 Listening to Music On your handheld, tap Songs to view a list of the songs available for you to play. The songs you just transferred are at the bottom of the list. Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Transfer the selected songs to your handheld: a.

  • Page 85: Playing Music On Your Handheld

    CHAPTER 8 Listening to Music Playing music on your handheld For tips on using RealPlayer, open the Options menu and select Help. Did You Know? RealPlayer continues playing the songs in your list until it reaches the end of your list or until you tap the Stop button, even if your handheld screen is off.

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    CHAPTER 8 Listening to Music Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— RealPlayer all that’s in this guide, and much more—go to...

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    CHAPTER 9 Managing Your Tasks In this chapter Some of the most successful people in the world are also the busiest. When Creating a task asked how they manage to do it all, Organizing your tasks busy people usually say, “I make lists. ” The Tasks application on your Marking a task complete handheld is the perfect place to make...

  • Page 88: Creating A Task

    CHAPTER 9 Managing Your Tasks Creating a task If no task is currently selected, you can create a new task simply by starting to write in the input area. Set an alarm for the selected task. Tap Details, check the Alarm box, tap the Alarm box, enter the alarm settings, and then select OK.

  • Page 89: Organizing Your Tasks

    CHAPTER 9 Managing Your Tasks Organizing your tasks Sometimes you want to look at all the things you need to do, while at other times you want to see Did You Know? only certain types of tasks. Overdue tasks have an exclamation point (!) next to the due date.

  • Page 90: Marking A Task Complete

    Options menu and select Preferences. NOTE differently. Palm Desktop software checks off all overdue instances of the task, and Microsoft Outlook checks off only the oldest instance of the task. Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Go to Applications and select Tasks Check the box on the left side of the task.

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    • Storing extra information about a task by adding a note Keeping tasks private by turning on security options Sending tasks as attachments to email messages • Beaming tasks to other Palm Powered™ devices ® • Sending tasks to other Bluetooth...

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    CHAPTER 10 Writing Memos In this chapter Your handheld contains applications for storing the most common types of Creating a memo information: contact names and Viewing and editing a memo numbers, appointments, and so on. Memos is the tool to use for capturing Beyond the basics information that is meaningful to you but does not fall into one of these...

  • Page 93: Creating A Memo

    CHAPTER 10 Writing Memos Creating a memo In the Memos list, you can also just start writing to create a new memo. The first letter is automatically capitalized. Use Phone Lookup to quickly add a name and phone number to a memo.

  • Page 94: Viewing And Editing A Memo

    CHAPTER 10 Writing Memos Viewing and editing a memo The Memos list shows the first line of each memo, so make sure that first line is something you will recognize. Did You Know? You can connect your handheld to a portable keyboard and type your memos on the go without carrying around a heavy...

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    Microsoft Word Organizing memos by arranging them into categories and sorting them Keeping memos private by turning on security options • Beaming memos to other Palm Powered™ devices ® • Sending memos to other Bluetooth...

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    CHAPTER 11 Writing Notes in Note Pad In this chapter Need to jot down a phone number or a reminder to yourself? Avoid fumbling Creating a note for scraps of paper, and write Viewing and editing a note important reminders in Note Pad. You can use Note Pad to do everything you Beyond the basics might do with a piece of paper and a...

  • Page 97: Creating A Note

    CHAPTER 11 [ ! ] Before You Begin Make sure full-screen writing is turned off. You cannot create or edit notes in Note Pad when full-screen writing is on. You can change the color of the pen and paper (background). From the Note Pad list screen, open the Options menu, select Preferences, and then tap...

  • Page 98: Viewing And Editing A Note

    CHAPTER 11 Writing Notes in Note Pad Viewing and editing a note Sort the Note Pad list alphabetically, by date, or manually. Open the Options menu, select Preferences, and then select the Sort by pick list. If you sort manually, you can rearrange the list by dragging notes to another position in the...

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    Setting alarms when you use notes as reminders Organizing notes by arranging them into categories and sorting them Keeping notes private by turning on security options • Beaming notes to other Palm Powered™ devices ® • Sending notes to other Bluetooth...

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    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections In this chapter Your handheld helps keep your world organized by storing contact What can I do with the built- information and documents, recording in Bluetooth wireless technology? appointments, and so on. Now, your handheld can actually connect you to What types of connections can I make? the world—wirelessly, using...

  • Page 101: What Can I Do With The Built-in Bluetooth Wireless Technology

    CHAPTER 12 Key Term Bluetooth Technology that enables devices such as handhelds, mobile phones, and computers to connect wirelessly to each other. [ ! ] Before You Begin Any device you connect to must also be a Bluetooth device. Check the user guide for your device to enable the Bluetooth features.

  • Page 102: Entering Basic Bluetooth Settings

    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections Entering basic Bluetooth settings NOTE cannot turn off the input area when working with Bluetooth technology. You can also open the Bluetooth settings screen by selecting Bluetooth controls on the status bar and then selecting Prefs from the screen that appears.

  • Page 103: Setting Up A Phone Connection

    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections Setting up a phone connection [ ! ] IMPORTANT enabled with data services. If you receive a message that your phone is not ready to accept a connection, check to make sure that your phone is prepared to make a Bluetooth connection.

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    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections Key Term Passkey Like a password, the passkey is a security measure. Connections can happen only between your handheld and a device that has the same passkey. For example, to connect to your mobile phone, you need to enter the same passkey on your handheld and on your phone.

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    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections Key Term GPRS Acronym for General Packet Radio Service, a method of sending information wirelessly at high speeds. Select Yes in step 6 only if you have a GPRS account for your mobile phone. Contact your ISP (for example, AOL or Earthlink) if you are not sure about any of the...

  • Page 106: Accessing Email And The Web Wirelessly

    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections Accessing email and the web wirelessly After you set up a connection with a mobile phone, you can send and receive email or browse the Did You Know? web wirelessly using this connection. You can select Bluetooth controls on the status bar NOTE to quickly check Bluetooth...

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    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections Key Term Service Way of connecting to a mobile phone to send information wirelessly, for example, through a high-speed (GPRS) carrier or a dial-up account with an Internet service provider (ISP). When you enter a URL in the web browser or select Get and Send in the ®...

  • Page 108: Setting Up A Connection For Wireless Synchronization

    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections Setting up a connection for wireless synchronization WINDOWS ONLY ® To open HotSync Manager on your computer in step 2 of the onscreen instructions (see procedure step 3b, below), click the HotSync Manager icon on the taskbar in the lower-right corner of your computer screen.

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    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections MAC ONLY Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Go to Applications and select Prefs Open the Edit Connection screen: a. From the Communications Preferences list, select Connection. b. Tap New. Set up the connection to your computer: a. Enter a name for the connection, such as BT to Mac.

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    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections Just as it is safer to use Cont’d. different personal identification numbers (PINs) for different bank accounts, your passkeys are more secure if you use a different passkey for each device with which you want to connect—one passkey for a connection to a phone, a different one for a connection to a...

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    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Synchronize your handheld with your computer: a. Go to Applications and select HotSync b. Make sure Local is selected, and select the connection you created in step 3 from the pick list. c.

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    CHAPTER 12 Making Wireless Connections Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— Connecting all that’s in this guide, and much more—go to...

  • Page 113

    CHAPTER 13 Sending and Receiving Email Messages In this chapter If you already know how efficient email is for staying in touch with personal Setting up an account and business contacts, VersaMail Getting and reading email personal email software brings you a new level of convenience: email on the Sending an email message go.

  • Page 114: Setting Up An Account

    CHAPTER 13 Sending and Receiving Email Messages Setting up an account Key Term Protocol Settings your email provider uses to receive email messages. Most providers use the Post Office Protocol (POP); a few use the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP). If your email provider appears on the Mail Service pick list, you don’t...

  • Page 115

    CHAPTER 13 Sending and Receiving Email Messages Your username is usually Cont’d. the part of your email address appearing before the @ symbol, not your entire email address. Check with your ISP if you are not sure what username to enter. Did You Know? Your incoming mail server is also called your...

  • Page 116

    CHAPTER 13 Sending and Receiving Email Messages Check with your email service provider for the names of your incoming and outgoing mail servers. Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Enter your email address and mail server info: NOTE If you chose a common email provider from the Mail Services pick list on the Account Setup screen, this screen is already filled in.

  • Page 117: Getting And Reading Email

    CHAPTER 13 Sending and Receiving Email Messages Getting and reading email If you checked the Synchronize Only Account box, you must synchronize your handheld with your computer to download messages to your handheld. Did You Know? You can set up your handheld to automatically check for and download new email...

  • Page 118: Sending An Email Message

    CHAPTER 13 Sending and Receiving Email Messages Sending an email message If you checked the Synchronize Only Account box, you must synchronize so that messages you compose on your handheld can be sent out through your computer’s email application. Did You Know? You can set up your handheld to automatically try...

  • Page 119: Working With Attachments

    CHAPTER 13 Sending and Receiving Email Messages Working with attachments You can easily download, view, save, and send attachments with email messages. Among the Did You Know? attachment types you can download and work with are Word docs, Excel spreadsheets, web When you see both a red pages, photos and videos, contacts, appointments, and tasks.

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    CHAPTER 13 Sending and Receiving Email Messages Did You Know? The maximum message size you can download is 60KB for the body text and approximately 5MB total, including attachments. If an attachment is too large, it cannot be downloaded to the handheld.

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    CHAPTER 13 Sending and Receiving Email Messages Attaching a file from your handheld You can attach files on your handheld to email messages you send. For example, you can attach Did You Know? photos or videos, Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and entries from Contacts or Calendar. The maximum size message you can send is 60KB for the body text...

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    CHAPTER 13 Sending and Receiving Email Messages Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— all that’s in this guide, and Email much more—go to...

  • Page 123

    CHAPTER 14 Sending and Receiving Text Messages In this chapter If you need to get a short message to a friend or coworker fast, send a text Sending a text message message from your handheld via your Viewing a text message mobile phone (GSM phone required;...

  • Page 124: Sending A Text Message

    CHAPTER 14 [ ! ] Before You Begin Before you can send and receive text messages, you must set up a phone connection on your handheld to send and receive information wirelessly. Key Term SMS Abbreviation for Short Message Service. More commonly known as text messages, SMS messages can be...

  • Page 125: Viewing A Text Message

    CHAPTER 14 Sending and Receiving Text Messages Viewing a text message Use the buttons at the bottom of the message screen to reply to or delete a message after you open it. Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Go to Applications and select SMS Select Send &...

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    CHAPTER 14 Sending and Receiving Text Messages Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— all that’s in this guide, and much more—go to www.palmOne.com/...

  • Page 127

    CHAPTER 15 Browsing the Web In this chapter You use the web for so many things: checking email, finding driving Accessing a web page directions, getting news, buying gifts. Beyond the basics Now you can take the web with you almost anywhere you go.

  • Page 128: Accessing A Web Page

    CHAPTER 15 [ ! ] Before You Begin To browse the web, you must set up a connection to the Internet from your handheld. Key Term URL Stands for “uniform resource locator, ” the technical name for a web address. For example, the URL for Yahoo! is http:// www.yahoo.com.

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    CHAPTER 15 Browsing the Web Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— all that’s in this guide, and much more—go to www.palmOne.com/...

  • Page 130

    CHAPTER 16 Expanding Your Handheld In this chapter A Chinese proverb says, “Life just gives you time and space; it's up to What type of expansion you to fill it. ” But doesn’t it always cards can I use? seem that no matter how much space How can expansion cards you have, you still need more? help me?

  • Page 131: What Type Of Expansion Cards Can I Use, How Can Expansion Cards Help Me

    CHAPTER 16 Expanding Your Handheld What type of expansion cards can I use? Your handheld is compatible with SDIO, SD, and MultiMediaCard expansion cards. SDIO Key Term expansion cards let you add accessories to your handheld. SD and MultiMediaCard expansion SDIO An acronym for cards let you store information and applications.

  • Page 132: Removing An Expansion Card

    CHAPTER 16 Expanding Your Handheld Removing an expansion card NOTE remove this card before you can put a real card in the slot. To prevent damaging the card and the info on it, always wait for your handheld to finish writing to the expansion card before you remove the card from the slot.

  • Page 133: Inserting An Expansion Card

    CHAPTER 16 Expanding Your Handheld Inserting an expansion card Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Insert the card into the expansion slot with the label side facing the front of the handheld. Push Push the card in with your thumb until you feel the card “click” in place and hear the confirmation tone.

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    Adding applications from your computer to an expansion card, and installing other files such as photos, videos, or music • Exchanging applications and information with other Palm Powered™ devices by exchanging cards or beaming items between handhelds • Sending applications and information to other Bluetooth using Bluetooth technology on your handheld ®...

  • Page 135

    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld In this chapter Although customizing your handheld is optional, it’s like changing the preset Setting the date and time radio stations in your car. Since you’re Preventing your handheld probably not driving around with the from turning on by accident dealer’s preset radio stations, why not Changing the screen fonts...

  • Page 136: Setting The Date And Time

    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld Setting the date and time You can set the current date and time based on your location. These settings are used by all the applications on your handheld that require a date, time, or location. You can rename the location to the city where you live.

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    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Set the date: a. Tap the Set Date box. b. Tap the arrows to select the current year. c. Tap the current month. d. Tap the current date. Set the time: a. Tap the Set Time box. b.

  • Page 138: Preventing Your Handheld From Turning On By Accident

    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld Preventing your handheld from turning on by accident Does your handheld turn itself on accidentally in your briefcase, pocket, or purse? You can lock the buttons on the front of your handheld so you prevent this from happening and don’t drain the When Keyguard is on, battery.

  • Page 139: Changing The Screen Fonts

    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld Changing the screen fonts In many applications, you can change the font style to make text easier to read. There are four font styles available in applications that let you change the font style. Small font Tungsten™...

  • Page 140

    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Open the Select Font dialog box: a. Open an application. b. Select Menu on the status bar. c. Select Options, and then select Font. Tap the font style you want to use, and then select OK. Small Done Small bold...

  • Page 141: Changing The Background Of Your Screen

    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld Changing the background of your screen Use your favorite photos as the background for the Favorites and Applications Views and the Agenda View in Calendar. Choose the same photo for all screens or make them different. Tungsten™...

  • Page 142: Correcting Problems With Tapping

    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld Correcting problems with tapping Is your screen not responding to taps? Are you getting unexpected results when you tap? For Key Term example, when you tap the number keyboard icon, does the Bluetooth dialog box open instead? If Touchscreen Another this happens, it’s time to align the screen.

  • Page 143: Selecting Sound Settings

    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld Selecting sound settings Are sounds too soft or too loud? Set the volume levels for the system, game, and alarm tones, or turn sounds off altogether with the Silent profile. You can choose different types of sounds for Calendar, Tasks, and World Clock.

  • Page 144: Changing Entries In Favorites

    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld Changing entries in Favorites Change the entries in the Favorites View to include the applications, files, folders, or web links you Did You Know? use most often. You can quickly change multiple favorites on a page by selecting Menu on the status bar, and then selecting Edit...

  • Page 145

    CHAPTER 17 Customizing Your Handheld Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— Customizing all that’s in this guide, and much more—go to...

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    Although we can’t anticipate all the questions you might have, this chapter provides answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. How do I upgrade from another Palm Powered™ device? 1. Synchronize your old handheld with your old desktop software.

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    CHAPTER 18 Common Questions Why can’t I find an icon in Applications View? • Tap the category pick list in the upper-right corner of the Applications View screen and select All. You may need to scroll down a bit, but you should now see an icon for each of the applications on your handheld.

  • Page 148

    • If you don’t see the HotSync Manager icon, click Start on the Windows taskbar, and then select Programs. Go to the Palm Desktop program group and select HotSync Manager. Click the HotSync Manager icon when it appears in the system tray.

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    Common Questions MAC ONLY • Make sure HotSync Manager is enabled: Open the Palm folder and double-click the HotSync Manager icon. On the HotSync Controls tab, be sure Enabled is selected. If it is not, click it. On the Connection Settings tab, make sure USB has a checkmark next to it.

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    CHAPTER 18 Common Questions What do I do if my handheld is not responding? On rare occasions your handheld may not respond to tapping or pressing of buttons. If this happens, first check that Keyguard is not turned on. After a soft reset, the Preferences screen If Keyguard is off and your handheld is still not responding, you need to reset your handheld.

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    CHAPTER 18 Common Questions Why can’t I see a file I moved from my computer to my handheld? Your handheld stores information in two locations: program memory and the internal flash drive. When you view files on your handheld using File Transfer on your computer or Files on your handheld, only files on the internal drive are displayed.

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    CHAPTER 18 Common Questions Beyond the basics User Guide Click the link to the left to go to the User Guide on the web and learn about these related topics: For everything you need to know about your handheld— Common all that’s in this guide, and Questions much more—go to...

  • Page 153: Product Regulatory Information

    Product Regulatory Information FCC Statement This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

  • Page 154

    CE Declaration of Conformity palmOne, Inc., Declares the Product: Model Name/Number: Manufacturer’s Name: Tungsten™ T5 Handheld Tungsten™ Product Family Tested to Comply With FCC Standards FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE ® Handheld PDA & HotSync cable Tungsten T5 palmOne...

  • Page 155

    Manufacturer’s Address: Meets the following European Council Directives: • 89/336/EEC (EMC Directive) • 99/5/EC (R&TTE Directive) • 73/23/EEC (Low Voltage Directive). Conforms with the following specifications: • EN 55024: 1998 (Emissions & Immunity) • EN55022:1998, CISPR 22 1997, Class B Radiated and Conducted Emissions •...

  • Page 156

    Advarsel! Lithiumbatteri—Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig håndtering. Udskiftning må kun ske med batteri af samme fabrikat og type. Levér det brugte batteri tilbage tilleverandøren. Varoitus Paristo voi räjähtää, jos se on virheellisesti asennettu. Vaihda paristo ainoastaan valmistajan suosittelemaan tyyppiin. Hävitä käytetty paristo valmistajan ohjeiden mukaisesti. Advarsel Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri.

  • Page 157

    Static Electricity, ESD, and Your palmOne™ Handheld Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can cause damage to electronic devices if discharged into the device, so you should take steps to avoid such an occurrence. Description of ESD Static electricity is an electrical charge caused by the buildup of excess electrons on the surface of a material. To most people, static electricity and ESD are nothing more than annoyances.

  • Page 158

    Conditions that enhance ESD occurrences Conditions that can contribute to the buildup of static electricity in the environment include the following: • Low relative humidity. • Material type (The type of material gathering the charge. For example, synthetics are more prone to static buildup than natural fibers like cotton.) •...

  • Page 159: Index

    INDEX SYMBOLS * (asterisk) characters 45 ; (semicolon) characters 109 NUMERICS 5-way navigator scrolling application categories 23 AC charger accessing additional software 9 applications 138 documentation on the web ix email accounts 5, 95, 97, files 27 information 12 internal flash drive 27 program memory 27 web pages 119,...

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    appointments See also Calendar application; events adding notes to 55 color-coding combining tasks with 50 creating recurring 55 deleting 55 filing 52 repeating 54 scheduling 51–52 setting duration of 52 sharing 3 ASF media files 61 asterisk (*) characters 45 attachments adding 112 downloading 110...

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    scheduling appointments in 51–52 setting alarms 54 Calendar icon 5 calendar views 53 calibration 133 capitalization 84 Card Info application Card Info icon 6 carrying cases 122 categorizing contacts 49 events 55 information memos 86 notes in Note Pad 90 tasks 80 CDs 72 changing...

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    controls, handheld 2 copying applications 125 contacts 46 photos 68 videos 68 corporate email accounts 113 CPUs connecting to 92 Drive Mode and 40–42 File Transfer and 36–39 installing software on vii preinstalled software for 7 synchronizing handheld with 99 synchronizing with 31 troubleshooting File Transfer problems troubleshooting synchronization...

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    song lists 75 tasks videos 68 web pages 119 World Clock 6 do’s and don’ts 19 documentation vii, 8, 20, 25, 43, 49, 55, 59, 68, 77, 82, 86, 90, 103, 113, 117, 120, 125, 136, Documents application 5 creating files 57 editing files 57 opening files 58 viewing files 57...

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    additional information for 125 benefits of 122 deleting applications from 125 deleting songs on 77 displaying contents of 125 displaying information about 6 dummy card 123 inserting naming 125 overview 121 preventing damage to 123 removing 123 saving multimedia files on transferring audio files to 70–75 types of 122 Expense application 6...

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    2 icon on status bar 10 inserting expansion cards installation CD 7 installing additional software 7 applications 7 Palm Desktop software 7 third-party applications 137 internal flash drive 27 backing up 37 difference between program memory and 27 viewing contents...

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    keyboards connecting to portable 85 Keyguard 3, 129, Keyguard Preferences screen 129 landscape view 11 laptops 92 Large bold icon 131 Large font icon 131 linking to outside sources 43 links (documentation) viii list screens 13 listening to music 3, 69, 70, lists additional information for 68 displaying song 75...

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    Outlook Express 106 overdue tasks 80 owner information 129, Owner Preferences screen 129 paging through documentation vii Palm Desktop software 137 completing repeated tasks and 81 described 7 installing 7 transferring info to handheld 29 Palm OS handhelds beaming to...

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    sharing notes with 90 sharing tasks with 82 paper clip icon 110, passkeys Password check box 106 passwords 95, 96, entering 106 pasting text 86 PC Setup screen 99 PCs See personal computers PDAs 1 PDF files 9 pen 88 Pen selector 88 pen widths 88 performance 19...

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    Protocol pick list 106 purging old appointments 55 questions and answers 137 quick buttons location of 2 opening applications from 5 Quick Connect option 49 Quick Install software 7 using 35 Quick Look Up icon 47 Quick Look Up line 47 Quick Tour radio Read This First vii...

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    notes 90 tasks 82 Security settings 129 Select a Color Theme dialog box 135 Select Font dialog box 131 Select User dialog box 34 selecting information 2 selection highlight semicolon (;) characters 109 Send To Handheld droplet 8 using 35 sending email 97, 103, 106,...

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    tapping 133, Task Preferences settings 82 tasks adding contact information to 47 adding notes to 82 assigning due dates to 79 attaching to email 82 categorizing 80 combining with appointments 50 completing 81 creating 79 defining recurring 82 displaying managing 78 organizing 80 prioritizing 79 saving 79...

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    videos copying 68 deleting 68 displaying 68 sharing 66 transferring to handheld 30 view formats 55 viewing application icons 138 calculators 6 expansion card information 6 expense reports 6 files on internal flash drive 27 images 61 information 2 items in lists memos 85 notes 89 PDF files 9...

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