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  • Page 1 Acer E200 User Guide...
  • Page 2 © 2009 All Rights Reserved Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide First issue: 08/2009 Acer E200 Smartphone Model number: __________________________________ Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________ Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Getting to know your smartphone Features and functions ......5 Other sources of help ......6 Product registration .
  • Page 4 Taking care of your smartphone ....82 Safety regulations ......84 Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 5: Getting To Know Your Smartphone Features And Functions

    • 3.0” 400 x 240-pixel TFT-LCD touchscreen • MicroSD memory card slot with SDHC support • High-density, rechargeable 1140 mAh Lithium Polymer battery (replaceable) • Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional • Easy-to-use Acer features: Phonebook, Agenda, AcerSync, Phone Dialer with Favorites and Call History, Features and functions...
  • Page 6: Other Sources Of Help

    1. Tap Start > Utilities > Help to access the Help menus. 2. Tap Contents to view all help topics or Search to find help on specific topics. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide Refer to: This User Guide. Included on the smart- phone Companion CD, it provides online reference for using your smartphone.
  • Page 7: Product Registration

    • The latest news from Acer Hurry and register, as other advantages await you! How to register To register your Acer product, visit our website at registration.acer.com. Choose your country and follow the simple instructions. You can also click Start > Registration to register using your smartphone.
  • Page 8 Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1: Setting Up

    Your smartphone comes packed in a protective box. Carefully unpack the box and remove the contents. If any of the following items is missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately: • Acer E200 Smartphone • Stylus • Battery • Quick Guide •...
  • Page 10: Getting To Know Your Smartphone

    Power button Volume control Mini USB connector Battery cover release Press to release the battery cover. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide Description Press to turn the screen on/off or enter sleep mode; press and hold for more than three seconds to turn the smartphone off.
  • Page 11 No. Item Indicator LED Phone speaker Touchscreen Navigation buttons/ selection button Call button End button Embedded numeric keypad Microphone Stylus / reset button Camera button Camera Handsfree speaker Getting to know your smartphone Description Indicates battery charge status, phone connection status and any unread messages.
  • Page 12: Installing Or Removing The Battery

    Installing the battery Press the battery cover release inwards. Lift off the cover. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide Description Battery is charging. Battery charge is critically low. Battery level is too low to start the phone.
  • Page 13: Charging The Battery

    Place the battery into the battery compartment, lining up the battery connectors with those at the top of the compartment. Insert the tabs on the inside of the battery cover into the slots in your smartphone. Carefully slide the cover up until it clicks into place.
  • Page 14: Installing A Sim Or Microsd Card

    12. 3. Insert the SIM or microSD card as shown. 4. Replace the battery and battery cover. NOTE: Ensure that the microSD card is inserted all the way into the card slot. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 15: Turning On For The First Time

    Your smartphone may come with a SIM card lock, i.e., you will only be able to use the SIM card provided by your network operator. To cancel the SIM lock, contact your network provider. Turning on for the first time To turn on your smartphone for the first time, press and hold the power button until the system bootup screen appears.
  • Page 16: Phone Icons

    These icons allow you to access basic phone functions. They may not be changed or removed. Icon Description Opens the phone dialer to make a call. Opens the Windows Messaging program so you can send an email, SMS or MMS. Opens the Phonebook. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 17 You can display up to six shortcut icons on the Today screen. Icon Description Opens Internet Explorer so you can surf the Internet. Opens Windows Media Player so that you can enjoy audio or video files. Opens the Facebook application so that you can interact with other people on this popular Social Networking site.
  • Page 18: Synchronizing Data

    PC using the supplied USB sync cable and the Windows Sync Center or ActiveSync. Refer to “Connecting to a PC and installing software“ on page 53 for more details on connecting and synchronizing. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 19: Chapter 2: Making Calls

    This chapter shows you how to make phone calls, and the vari- ous options available to you during your call. Before making a call Check that the phone function is on before you make a call; you can activate the phone from the Comm.
  • Page 20: The Onscreen Number Pad

    Enter the number you want to call and press the Call button to start dialing. Dialing a number from Call History Your Call History is also displayed above the onscreen number pad, and displays recent received, dialed, and missed calls. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 21 Tap a number to view the call details. To redial any number in the call history, select the number and tap Missed calls will be displayed in the telephone icon on the Today screen as well as at the top of the screen using the icon.
  • Page 22: The Voice Call Screen

    Onscreen call options Answering a call Press to answer a call. Rejecting a call Press the End button or Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide Item Description Record the call. Mute the call. Put the current call on hold. Add a note.
  • Page 23: Putting A Call On Hold

    To end a call, press Recording a call To record a call, press Putting a call on hold To put a call on hold, tap Hold ( Tap again to resume the call. Swapping between calls When you receive a second call while already on a call, the number of the second caller will appear.
  • Page 24: Adding Notes

    2. Select to save it in the SIM or Phone. 3. Enter the contact’s information and tap Save. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide ), on the voice call screen. ) on the voice call screen to switch ) on the...
  • Page 25: Call History

    When you have a missed call, the screen, while the phone icon will display how many calls were missed. 1. Tap Phone to display the missed call details. 2. Select the call from the list and press Call History View recent calls by accessing Call History: open the onscreen number pad by pressing the Call button;...
  • Page 26 Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 27: Chapter 3: Input Devices

    Devices This section will take you through the various input methods available to you on your smartphone. The stylus The stylus is used to select items and enter information. Care- fully remove the stylus from its holder to use. Tap: Touch the screen once with the stylus to open items and select options.
  • Page 28: The Onscreen Keyboard

    Note: The handwriting function can take some practice getting used to. Tap the options (*) is active, to view writing demonstrations and access the Help menus. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide Description tuation marks to be converted to text. Displays a standard keyboard with larger keys for easier use.
  • Page 29 Your smartphone makes writing emails, messages and docu- ments more efficient with the help of the word completion feature. This feature suggests words as you type. 1. Tap Start > Settings > Personal > Input > Word Completion tab. 2. Select the options you want to activate. 3.
  • Page 30 Your smartphone features a numeric key- pad for entering number data or dialing phone numbers. Note: Refer to the Help menus for more information on adjusting input settings. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 31: Chapter 4: Messaging

    This chapter shows you how to set up and use the SMS, MMS and email functions of your smartphone. The messaging screen All SMS, MMS, and email messages are accessed via the mes- saging screen. To access the messaging screen, tap Text ( ).
  • Page 32: Text (Sms) Messages

    4. Enter your text message and tap Send. Sorting text messages You can sort your text messages by message type, sender, received messages and message subject. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide ). Then tap the drop-down menu in the top ) to view your inbox.
  • Page 33: Mms Messages

    Tap the Sort by drop-down menu in the top-right of the mes- saging screen, and select an option from the list. MMS messages MMS messages are similar to text messages but also allow you to attach multimedia files such as pictures, audio or video clips. Each MMS message can be up to 300 kB in size.
  • Page 34 7. To insert text, tap Insert Text and enter your message. All attachments and text will now be displayed in the mes- sage window. 8. Tap Send. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide ). Then tap the drop-down menu in the top...
  • Page 35 When a new MMS message arrives, a message icon appears at the top of the screen and a notification message is displayed. 1. Tap Text ( left corner of the messaging screen. 2. Tap the Messages folder and the Inbox appears. 3.
  • Page 36: E-Mail

    ISPs and will recom- mend settings if your email address is recognized. Otherwise your smart- phone will try to connect to the Inter- net to find the settings. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 37: Chapter 5: Using The Camera

    Chapter 5: Using the Camera Your smartphone features a 3.2-megapixel digital camera mounted on the rear. This section will take you through all the steps in taking photos and videos with your smartphone. To activate the camera, press the camera button or go to Start >...
  • Page 38: Camera Icons And Indicators

    (select the number of photos by tapping the icon repeatedly). • MMS - Take a photo that is suited for sending by MMS. Turn the time stamp on or off. Adjust the image resolution. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 39: Taking A Photo

    Icon Description Apply an effect to photos taken: • Normal - No effect is applied. • Greyscale - Takes black and white photos. • Negative - Uses negative colors when taking the photo. • Sepia - The photo is given a Sepia appearance. •...
  • Page 40: Shooting A Video

    Copy or Cut from the pop-up menu. Navigate to your microSD card in File Explorer, tap and hold in the folder you want to save the image/video to, and select Paste from the pop-up menu. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 41: Photo And Video Options

    After you have taken your photo or video, it is automatically saved. Note: The default locations for saving photos and videos are My Documents/My Pictures and My Documents/My Videos respectively. Tap the Album icon and select a photo to view. Tap the photo to display the option icons.
  • Page 42 Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 43: Chapter 6: Advanced Settings Putting Your Smartphone In Flight Mode

    Settings Putting your smartphone in flight mode You can enter flight mode to turn off telephone, Bluetooth and data connection and use your smartphone as a handheld device during a flight. Check with your airline to make sure this is permitted onboard. Switch your smartphone off during takeoff and landing as it may interfere with aircraft electronic systems.
  • Page 44: Comm. Manager

    Using the Comm. Manager To access the Comm. Manager, tap: 1. The communication icons at the top of the screen, or 2. Start > Comm. Manager, or 3. Start > Settings > Connections > Comm. Manager. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 45: Adjusting Connection Settings

    You can choose to activate one or all connections from the Comm. Manager window. Each connection icon will be highlighted when turned on. Adjusting connection settings This section will show you how to adjust detailed settings for your phone, data and Bluetooth connections. Phone connections Once you have inserted a SIM card, your smartphone will auto- matically detect your network provider.
  • Page 46: Selecting A Network

    Note: Contact your service provider should you have any problems obtaining voice mail and the text message service center numbers. Adjusting Bluetooth settings You can use Bluetooth to exchange information between your smartphone and other mobile devices. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 47 For all Bluetooth settings, tap Start > Settings > Bluetooth. Here you can adjust Bluetooth profiles, status, accessibility, and services settings. You can also view version information. Creating new Bluetooth connections The simplest way to set up and configure a new Bluetooth connection is through the Bluetooth Manager.
  • Page 48: Phone Settings

    2. Select Call Forwarding from the list and tap Get Settings. 3. Specify whether to forward all calls or only under certain conditions. Tap the checkboxes to select the option you require and enter number(s) to forward calls to. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 49: Phone Settings

    4. Tap OK to confirm and save. Setting up call waiting 1. Tap Start > Settings > Personal > Phone > Services tab. 2. Select Call Waiting from the list and tap Get Settings. 3. Select whether to be notified or not when a call is waiting. 4.
  • Page 50: Managing Your Phonebook

    2. Select and open the contact you want to edit. 3. Tap Menu > Edit this contact. 4. Edit the contact information and tap Save. Copying contacts You can copy contacts stored in internal memory to your SIM card, and vice versa. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 51 Copying a contact from internal memory to the SIM card Note: Copying a contact from internal memory to your SIM will only copy the contact’s name and phone number. Names longer than 14 characters will be truncated. 1. Tap Phonebook from the Today screen or Start > Phone- book.
  • Page 52: Sim Manager

    In the contact list, tap and hold on a contact to Dial that con- tact’s number or Copy to SIM. Tap Menu at the bottom of the screen to reveal: New SIM Contact: Add a new phonebook entry to the SIM card. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 53: Connecting To A Pc And Installing Software

    Refresh: Refresh the contact lists. SIM Information: View your SIM card information. My Phone Numbers: Displays the information of the inserted SIM card About: View the version and copyright information of SIM Manager. Copying contact information You can copy contact information to/from the Contacts list from/to the SIM card.
  • Page 54: Other Functions

    1. Tap Start > Settings > Connections > USB to PC. 2. Check the Enable advanced network functionality checkbox to enable. 3. Tap OK to confirm and save. Other functions Managing your calendar You can set appointments and event reminders with the calen- dar feature. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 55: Creating Tasks

    1. Tap Start > Agenda. 2. Tap Add an agenda. 3. Enter appointment information and reminder frequency. 4. Tap OK to confirm and save. To edit an appointment, tap the date and tap the entry to open the edit page. Creating tasks Tasks can be set to remind you of specific things you must do and the completion deadlines.
  • Page 56: Multimedia Playback

    WMA, MP3, WAV, AAC Video WMV, 3GP Playing video or audio files 1. Tap Start > File Explorer. 2. Locate the file to playback, and tap once to play it in Win- dows Media Player. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 57: Satellite Data Update

    Note: This application may not be available in your region or for your language. Steaming Media allows you to view streamed video off the Internet directly on your smartphone. If you try to open an audio or movie video that is not supported by Microsoft Windows Media Player, for example RTSP or HTTP, the system will automatically switch to Streaming...
  • Page 58: Personalizing Your Smartphone

    > Owner Information. Enter your name along with any other information you want to store. Tap the Notes tab to add any additional notes. Tap the Options tab to configure how this information is displayed. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 59: Adjusting The Volume

    Tap OK to confirm and save. Naming your smartphone Your smartphone uses a name to iden- tify itself when connected to other computers. To specify a name, tap Start > Settings > System > About > Device ID tab. Enter a name for your device. Add a description if necessary.
  • Page 60 4. Tap the Backlight Level tab. Adjust the backlight brightness level and automatic level selection options. 5. Tap OK to confirm and save. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 61: Setting The Date And Time

    Tip: Backlight settings greatly affect battery life. Configure these settings carefully to ensure that you get the most out of your battery. Managing system certificates System certificates are used to positively identify your smart- phone to other systems. Tap Start > Settings > System > Certificates to view all certificates.
  • Page 62: Removing Programs

    1. Tap Start > Settings > System > Remove Programs. 2. Tap the program you want to remove from the list. 3. Tap Remove and the program will be uninstalled. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 63: Updating Your Smartphone

    Configuring screen options You can change orientation, align the screen, enable ClearType and adjust text size to make viewing your smart- phone as comfortable as possible. 1. Tap Start > Settings > System > Screen > General tab. 2. Select screen orientation and tap Align Screen if you need to re-align the screen.
  • Page 64: Setting A Schedule

    A reser will clear the RAM of your smartphone. It is similar to turning a computer off and then turning it back on. Important: To reduce risking damage to your smartphone, only use the supplied stylus to reset the device. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 65: Clean Boot

    Use the tip of your stylus to lightly press the Reset button inside the stylus holder. Clean boot Warning! You should only perform a clean boot when all other reset options have failed to restore your smartphone to an opera- tional state.
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  • Page 67: Chapter 7: Accessories And Tips

    and Tips This chapter shows you how to use accessories with your smart- phone, as well as provide useful tips for when you are using your smartphone. Using the headset Your smartphone comes packaged with a headset with built-in microphone for handsfree use when making calls. To use the headset, plug it into the mini USB port on the left side of the unit.
  • Page 68: Using Your Smartphone As A Modem

    3. Click Next to begin the New Connection Wizard. 4. Select Connect to the Internet and click Next. 5. Select Set up my connection manually and click Next. 6. Select Connect using a dial-up modem and click Next. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 69: Using A Usb Connection

    7. Enter the name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider) and click Next. 8. Enter your ISP’s phone number. The number must begin with ‘*99#’. Click Next. 9. Select one option from the Connection Availability screen and click Next. 10.Enter your username and password and click Next. 11.Click Finish to complete the setup.
  • Page 70: Inserting A Microsd Card

    Your smartphone features a memory expansion slot that accepts a microSD card to expand memory and storage capac- ity. Please refer to “Installing a SIM or microSD card” on page 14 for proper instructions on installing a microSD card. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 71: Appendix

    FAQ, troubleshooting and error messages This section lists frequently asked questions that may arise dur- ing the use of your smartphone, and gives easy answers and solutions to these questions. Aspect Question Audio Why is there no sound coming from the device? Touch screen Why is the touch screen not...
  • Page 72: Error Messages

    Service unavailable - please try again later Connection unavailable - please check your network settings Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide Answer You may be trying to play a file that is not supported. Refer to “Multimedia” on page 73 for more information.
  • Page 73: Specifications

    Performance • Qualcomm MSM 7225, 528 MHz • System memory: • 256 MB of SDRAM • 512 MB of Flash ROM • Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional Edition Display • 3.0” TFT-LCD touchscreen • 400 x 240 resolution • 65K color support •...
  • Page 74 (changeable) Note: Length of battery operation will depend on power consump- tion which is based on system resource use. For example, constantly using the backlight or using power-demanding applications will shorten battery life between charges. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 75: Warnings And Precautions

    Dimensions Height Width Thickness Weight Warnings and precautions • Do not use this product near water. • Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand or table. If the product falls, it could be seriously dam- aged. • Slots and openings are provided for ventilation to ensure reliable operation of the product and to pro- tect it from overheating.
  • Page 76: Battery Information

    The full performance of a new battery is achieved only after two or three complete charge and discharge cycles. The bat- tery can be charged and discharged hundreds of times, but it will eventually wear out. When the talk and standby times are Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 77: Replacing The Battery Pack

    Use only Acer approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Acer approved chargers designated for this device. Unplug the charger from the electrical plug and the device when not in use. Do not leave a fully charged battery con- nected to the AC adapter, since overcharging may shorten its lifetime.
  • Page 78: Additional Safety Information

    Parts of the device are magnetic. Metallic materials may be attracted to the device, and persons with hearing aids should not hold the device to the ear with Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 79: Medical Devices

    the hearing aid. Do not place credit cards or other magnetic storage media near the device, because information stored on them may be erased. Medical devices Operation of any radio transmitting equipment, including wireless phones, may interfere with the functionality of inade- quately protected medical devices.
  • Page 80: Potentially Explosive Environments

    Areas with a potentially explosive atmospheres are often, but not always, clearly marked. They include below deck on boats, chemical transfer or storage facilities, vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as pro- Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 81: Emergency Calls

    pane or butane), and areas where the air contains chemicals or particles such as grain, dust or metal powders. Follow any restrictions. Do not use the device where blasting is in progress. Emergency calls Important: Wireless phones, including this device, operate using radio signals, wireless networks, landline networks, and user-programmed functions.
  • Page 82: Disposal And Recycling Information

    1. DO take care not to scratch the screen of your smartphone. Keep the screen clean. When working with your smart- phone, use the supplied stylus or plastic-tipped pens intended for use with touch-sensitive screens. Never use an Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 83 actual pen or pencil or other sharp object on the screen sur- face. 2. DO NOT expose your smartphone to rain or moisture. Do not let water enter the circuitry through the front panel buttons or expansion slots. In general, treat your smart- phone as you would a mobile phone or other small elec- tronic device.
  • Page 84: Safety Regulations

    LAN and/or Bluetooth modules). Information below is for products with such devices. Certificate Information (SAR) This device meets the EU requirements (1999/519/EU) on the limitation of exposure of the general public to electromag- netic fields by way of health protection. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 85 The limits are part of extensive recommendations for the pro- tection of the general public. These recommendations have been developed and checked by independent scientific organi- zations through regular and thorough evaluations of scientific studies. To guarantee the safety of all persons, regardless of age and health, the limits include a significant safety buffer.
  • Page 86 Mettre au rebut les batteries usagées conformément aux instructions du fabricant. ADVARSEL! Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri. Benytt samme batteritype eller en tilsvarende type anbefalt av apparatfabrikanten. Brukte batterier kasseres i henhold til fabrikantens instruksjoner. Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide Lithiumbatteri Eksplosionsfare fejlagtig...
  • Page 87 Declaration of Conformity We, Acer Incorporated, of 8F., No. 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd. Hsichih Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan Declare under sole responsibility that the product: To which this declaration relates, is in conformity with the following standards and/or other normative documents: EN 301 511 V9.0.2...
  • Page 88 Acer E200 Smartphone User Guide...
  • Page 89 ... 54 agenda ... 60 backlight settings battery ... 13 charging ... 74 information Bluetooth ... 46 connections ... 67 headset ... 48 call forwarding ... 20 call history dialing a call history number ... 25 options ... 49 call waiting ...
  • Page 90 ... 61 system certificates ... 55 tasks ... 59 Today screen ... 71 troubleshooting ... 15 turning on Acer E200 Smartphone unpacking USB connector ... 60 ...10 views voice calls the voice call screen volume adjusting Windows Media Player word completion ...29...