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A626/A686/A696
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    MyPal Pocket PC A626/A686/A696 User Manual...

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    Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 Getting Started ...1 Introducing MyPal ...1 Installing and removing the battery ...5 Connecting to a power source ...5 Setting up GPS ...6 Additional storage ...7 Activating MyPal ...8 Basic screens on MyPal ...9 Chapter 2 Basics ... 11 Viewing system information ...11 Entering information ...11 Finding and organizing information ...18...

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    PowerPoint Mobile ...56 Pocket MSN ...58 Windows Media Player for Pocket PC ...61 Remote Presenter ...62 Chapter 6 Internet Explorer Mobile ... 65 Using Internet Explorer Mobile ...65 Mobile Favorites folder ...66 Chapter 7 Get Connected ...71 Connecting to the Internet ...71 Connecting to Work ...72 Setting up connections ...72 Ending a connection ...75...

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    MyPal A626/A686/A696 specifications Processor Intel Operating Microsoft system Memory 128MB Flash ROM, 64MB SDRAM Display 3.5-inch, brilliant TFT LCD 65,000 Full-color, 16-bit display QVGA, 240x320 resolution Touch Pad Support Anti-glare technology Battery 1200 mAh removable/rechargeable Li-ion battery Expansion slot One slot-SD card slot (SDIO/SD/MMC), at least 4GB...

  • Page 6: Package Contents

    If any item is missing or damaged, contact your dealer or retailer immediately. Standard items • ASUS MyPal A626/A686/A696 Pocket PC • USB travel sync cable • AC adapter • Microsoft Companion CD: includes Microsoft 2002 and Microsoft •...

  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Getting Started

    A626) Intel XScale processor, equipped with 64MB SDRAM and 256MB ® Flash ROM (MyPal A696) or 128MB Flash ROM (MyPal A626/A686), and bundled with the Microsoft utilities, you have everything you need in your pocket! MyPal A626/A696 comes with additional Wi-Fi feature that allows you to connect to wireless LAN and Internet.

  • Page 8: Back Features

    • keyboard. This button allows you to move through the program icons, folders, or files in a menu by scrolling up or down, left or right. If ASUS MyPal is bundled with GPS map software, you may use the ®...

  • Page 9: Left Side Features

    NOTES As a precaution, the Power button is automatically disabled when you remove the battery cover. You can only turn on the power when the battery cover is installed to the unit. The battery cover is removable, and allows you to remove or replace the main battery.

  • Page 10: Bottom Features

    NOTE To shutdown the device, press the Power button for about four seconds then tap Yes. All open files will be unsaved. Bottom features Stylus Infrared (IR) Port Reset switch - allows you to perform a soft reset in case the device •...

  • Page 11: Installing And Removing The Battery

    The GPS car kit (MyPal A686/A696 only) The GPS car kit includes: Car holder - holds the Pocket PC. • Gooseneck - securely attaches the Pocket PC to the car’s windshield. • Installing and removing the battery NOTE Opening the battery cover automatically turns off the power. There is a mechanism at the upper left side of the battery compartment that switches the power off automatically when you slide out the battery cover.

  • Page 12: Setting Up Gps

    AC adapter/ Power cable NOTE The battery can not be charged via old typed PC or notebooks with 100mAh USB charging. As soon as the power cable is connected to a power source, the battery will start charging and the power LED will show a steady red light.

  • Page 13: Additional Storage

    USB connector and causing the device to breakdown. Additional storage MyPal A626/A686/A696 comes with the standard SD card slot. The SD card slot can be inserted with SD or MMC memory cards. It also supports SDIO cards of various functionalities including 802.11b/g, modem, etc.

  • Page 14: Activating Mypal

    Activating MyPal You need to properly calibrate and activate your device before using it. This process ensures accurate positioning when entering text and selecting menus. Calibrating and activating your device 1. Press the power button. 2. The Welcome screen appears when you turn on the device for the first time, or after performing a clean reset.

  • Page 15: Basic Screens On Mypal

    Tap to display the Bluetooth Tap to shift display to landscape or portrait orientation Tap to display the Wi-Fi Tap to open ASUS Status menu where you can see common device status and settings (such as backlight setting, battery level, memory usage, and more)

  • Page 16: Start Menu

    Start menu From the Start menu, you can select programs, settings, and help topics. To display the Start menu, tap the icon from the top of the screen. Menu bar At the bottom of the screen of a program is the Menu bar. You can use the menus and buttons on the Menu bar to perform commands and actions.

  • Page 17: Chapter 2 Basics

    Chapter 2 Basics Viewing system information Your device allows you to easily display the built-in specifications. NOTE You cannot change the information you see in the system information screens. To display the system information: > Settings > System tab > System Information icon 1.

  • Page 18: To Type With The Soft Keyboard

    To type with the soft keyboard: > Keyboard. 1. Tap 2. Tap the keys on the on-screen keyboard with the stylus to enter information. Word completion feature When you use the Input Panel and the soft keyboard, your device anticipates the word you are typing and displays it above the Input Panel. When you tap the displayed word, it is inserted into your text at the insertion point.

  • Page 19: To Use Block Recognizer

    To use Block Recognizer: With the Block Recognizer, you can input character strokes that are similar to those used on other devices. > Block Recognizer. 1. Tap 2. Write a letter within the writing area. When you write a letter, it is converted to a typed text that appears on the screen.

  • Page 20: Writing On The Screen

    Writing on the screen In any program that accepts writing, such as the Notes program, and in the Notes tab in Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks, you can use the stylus to write directly on the screen. Write the way you do on paper. You can edit and format what you have written and convert the writing to text at a later time.

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    If the conversion is incorrect, you can select different words from a list of alternates or return to the original writing. 1. Tap and hold the incorrect word. 2. When the pop-up menu appears, tap Alternates to display a list of alternate words for the selection.

  • Page 22: Drawing On The Screen

    Drawing on the screen You can draw on the screen in the same way that you write on the screen. The difference between writing and drawing on the screen is how you select items and how they can be edited. For example, selected drawings can be resized, while writing cannot.

  • Page 23: Recording A Message

    Recording a message In any program where you can write or draw on the screen, you can also quickly capture thoughts, reminders, and phone numbers by recording a message. In Calendar, Tasks, and Contacts, you can include a recording in the Notes tab. In the Notes program, you can either create a standalone recording or include a recording in a written note.

  • Page 24: Finding And Organizing Information

    To change the recording format: 1. In the note list, tap Menu > Options > Global Input Options link > Options tab. 2. Select your desired recording format from the Voice recording format pull-down menu then tap ok when done. NOTE Compared to other settings, the Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) provides slightly better sound quality but takes up 50...

  • Page 25: Customizing Your Device

    Customizing your device You can customize your device by adjusting the settings, using the built-in programs, and installing additional software. To see the available options: > Settings > Personal or System tab. • NOTE Tap and hold the slider on the right side of the screen to display other Settings icons.

  • Page 26: Setting A Password

    Changing the start menu To change the menu items: > Settings > Menus icon. 1. Tap 2. Check the box opposite the items that you wish to appear on the Start Menu. 3. Tap ok. NOTE Items that are not added in the Start menu can be found in the Programs.

  • Page 27: Changing The Screen Display Orientation

    3. Select the password type, Simple 4 digit or Strong alphanumeric. 4. Key-in a password. If you selected the Strong alphanumeric type of password, you need to key-in the password twice. 5. Tap the Hint tab to create a kind of reminder in case you forget your password.

  • Page 28: Changing The Screen Theme

    To enable the ClearType feature: > Settings > System tab > Screen icon > Clear Type tab. 1. Tap 2. Check the Enable Clear Type box, then tap ok. To change the screen text size: > Settings > System tab > Screen icon > Text Size tab. 1.

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    To customize the button setttings: 1. Tap the Up/Down Control tab. 2. Tap the slider to your desired settings of Up/Down button reaction time. 3. Tap the Advance tab to set options for the key light and hold switch. 4. Tap ok when done. Using Mode Switcher and Task Switcher On the rightmost group of buttons on the device (see Chapter 1), its right button functions, by default, as the Mode Switcher button which...

  • Page 30: Setting The Backlight

    Setting the backlight To set the backlight: > Settings > System tab > Backlight icon. 1. Tap 2. Adjust the display brightness by dragging the slider towards Dark or Bright until you achieve your desired screen brightness. 3. Tap the Advance tab and customize the backlight settings when using battery power and AC power.

  • Page 31: Selecting Sounds And Notifications

    Selecting sounds and notifications Your device can remind you of things you have to do in several ways. For example, if you have set up an appointment in Calendar, a task with a due date, or an alarm in Clock, you will be notified in any of the following ways. •...

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    Changing the wakeup settings > Settings > Personal tab > Wakeup Source icon. 1. Tap 2. Check the boxes of the items to control what functions/conditions will turn on the device’s power. Pressing any one of the function buttons on the front panel wakes up the device.

  • Page 33: Using Simple Applications

    Changing the memory settings To display the memory allocation: > Settings > System tab > Memory icon. 1. Tap 2. Tap ok when done. To check the storage card memory: > Settings > System tab > Memory icon > Storage Card tab 1.

  • Page 34: Bubble Breaker

    Calculator Tap the Calculator icon to use basic calculator functions. Games Tap the Games icon to display the available games. Bubble Breaker The main objective of this game is to burst all the bubbles. To do so, tap two or more bubbles of the same color that are connected to each other. The more bubbles you burst at a time, the higher your score.

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    4. Tap Menu > Set as Today Background... to use the picture as your wallpaper in the Today screen. Tap Menu > Beam picture... if you wish to send the picture to another device with IR port. 5. Tap Send on the Menu bar to attach the picture to an e-mail. To use Auto Correct: Tap Menu >...

  • Page 36: Checking Device Status

    3. Tap ok to make the changes. NOTE If you clear the box beside the Show system status icon, the ASUS Status icon will not show on the Today screen. To make the ASUS Status icon appear again, tap System tab > ASUS Status icon.

  • Page 37: Chapter 3 Synchronize And Enhance

    Chapter 3 Synchronize and Enhance Microsoft ActiveSync ® The Microsoft ActiveSync ® MyPal. With ActiveSync, you can synchronize the information on your desktop computer with the information on your device. Synchronization compares the data on your device with your desktop computer and updates both computers with the most recent information.

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    Installing ActiveSync The ActiveSync program is already installed on your device. To synchronize information on your device with your computer, you must also install ActiveSync on your computer. Install ActiveSync from the Companion CD that came with your product package. NOTE Before starting the ActiveSync installation, make sure that you have Microsoft...

  • Page 39: Synchronizing Your Device

    Synchronizing your device Connecting your device to a computer 1. Connect the mini USB device plug of the sync cable to the mini USB connector at the left side of your device. 2. Connect the other end of the sync cable to a USB port on your computer.

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    2. Check the box if you want to synchronize directly with a server. Ask your network administrator for the server address and logon credentials. Click Next and follow the on screen instruction to connect to a server. 3. Select the type of information that you wish to synchronize, then click Next.

  • Page 41: Checking Synchronized Information

    Checking synchronized information After your first synchronization, take a look at Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks on your device. You will notice that the calendar information in Microsoft Outlook on your computer was copied to your device, and the information that you have on your device was copied to your computer. NOTE Open Microsoft Outlook on your...

  • Page 42: Synchronization Options

    2. To start synchronization, connect your device to your computer, then tap Sync. To end synchronization, tap Stop. You may synchronize via IR (infrared port) or before changing synchronization settings. To do this, you need to stop synchronization with your computer first. NOTE For more information on synchronization, tap ActiveSync screen, then tap Help.

  • Page 43: Chapter 4 Microsoft ® Pocket Outlook

    Chapter 4 Microsoft Microsoft Pocket Outlook includes Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Notes, ® and Messaging. You can use these programs individually or together. For example, you can use an e-mail address stored in Contacts to address e-mail messages in Messaging. Using ActiveSync , you can synchronize information in Microsoft Outlook ®...

  • Page 44: To Create An Appointment

    Creating appointments To create an appointment: 1. If you are in Day or Week view, tap your desired date for the appointment, 2. Tap Menu > New Appointment. 3. Using the input panel, enter a description and a location. Tap to select the field.

  • Page 45: Using The Summary Screen

    Using the summary screen When you tap an appointment in Calendar, a summary screen appears. To change the appointment, tap Edit. Tap to change details of the appointment Creating meeting requests You can set up meetings with users of Outlook and Pocket Outlook. The meeting request will be created automatically and sent either when you synchronize Inbox or when you connect to your e-mail server.

  • Page 46: Contacts

    Contacts Contacts maintains a list of your friends and colleagues so that you can easily find the information you look for, whether you are at home or on the road. Using the Bluetooth or the infrared port (IR) on the device, you can quickly share Contacts information with other device users.

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    4. To add notes, tap the Notes tab. You can enter text, draw, or create a recording. For more information on creating notes, see the section “Notes” later in this chapter. 5. Tap ok to return to the contact list when done.

  • Page 48: Finding A Contact

    Finding a contact There are four ways to find a contact. 1. In the contact list, enter a contact name in the box under the navigation bar. To show all contacts again, clear text from the box or tap the Undo button to the right of the box.

  • Page 49: Tasks

    Tasks Use Tasks to keep track of what you have to do. Tap Menu > Sort by or Filter to sort or filter displayed tasks respectively. Creating tasks To create a task: > Programs > Tasks > Menu > 1. Tap New Task to display a blank task form.

  • Page 50: Notes

    5. To add notes, tap the Notes tab. You can enter text, draw, or create a recording. For more information on creating notes, see the section “Notes” later in this chapter. 6. Tap ok to return to the task list when done. Using the summary screen Tapping a task on the task list displays a summary screen.

  • Page 51: Creating Notes

    To set the default input mode for entering note text: > Programs > Notes > Menu > Options. 1. Tap 2. In the Default mode box, select one of the following: Writing if you want to draw or enter handwritten text in a note. •...

  • Page 52: Messaging

    Messaging Use Messaging to send and receive e-mail messages in one of these ways: • Synchronize e-mail messages with Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Outlook on your desktop computer • Send and receive e-mail messages by connecting directly to an e-mail server through an Internet service provider (ISP) or a network Synchronizing e-mail messages You can e-mail messages as part of the general synchronization process.

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    and messages that have been deleted on the e-mail server are removed from the device Inbox folder. Messages that you receive directly from an e-mail server are linked to your e-mail server rather than your desktop computer. When you delete a message on your device, it is also deleted from the e-mail server the next time you connect, based on the settings you selected in ActiveSync.

  • Page 54: Reading Messages In Inbox

    Reading messages in Inbox The messages you receive appear in your Inbox folder. By default, the most recently received messages appear on top of the list. Unread messages appear in boldface. Tap to select email account, and the folder that you wish to display Tap an e-mail message from your Inbox to display it.

  • Page 55: Composing Messages

    Composing messages To compose a message: 1. Tap New to display a blank e-mail screen. Enter the e-mail address here Tap to send the message 2. In the To field, enter the e-mail address of your recipient. You may either type the e-mail address or select a name from the Contacts list by tapping “To”.

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    NOTE To enter preset or frequently used messages, tap Menu > My Text and select your desired message. To create or edit a preset message before adding it to the message body, tap Menu > My Text > Edit My Text Messages, select a message to change or select a blank line at the bottom of the list, then enter your text and tap ok.

  • Page 57: Chapter 5 Companion Programs

    The companion programs consist of Microsoft Excel Mobile, Microsoft ® Media™ Player, ASUS Hands-Free, and Remote Presenter for Pocket PC. To switch to a companion program on your device, tap Programs on the menu, then tap the program that you wish to open.

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    Tap to show or hide the input panel Saving Word Mobile documents To save a Word Mobile document: When you have finished editing your document, tap ok. By default, the document is saved using the first line as the file name. For example, if your first line in the document has the words Things to do, these words appear as the file name in your Word documents list.

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    Opening an existing Word Mobile document Word Mobile contains a list of the files stored on your device. Tap a file in the list to open. To delete, make copies of, and send files, tap and hold a file in the list, then select the appropriate action on the pop-up menu. Tap to select the folder you want to display Tap to create a new document...

  • Page 60: Excel Mobile

    Excel Mobile Excel Mobile provides fundamental spreadsheet tools, such as formulas, functions, sorting, and filtering. To display the toolbar, tap View > Toolbar. Tap to access view options NOTE You can open only one Excel Mobile document at a time; when you open a second document, you will be asked to save the first.

  • Page 61: Tips For Working In Excel Mobile

    Saving an Excel Mobile document To save an Excel Mobile document: When you have finished editing your document, tap ok. By default, your document is saved as Book1 as the file name. You can change the file name to one that is more descriptive of your document. See the procedure below for saving options.

  • Page 62: Powerpoint Mobile

    Show and hide window elements. Tap View > Show. • Freeze and unfreeze panes on a worksheet. First select the cell • where you want to freeze panes. Tap View > Freeze Panes. You might want to freeze the top and leftmost panes in a worksheet to keep the row and column labels visible as you scroll through a sheet.

  • Page 63: Setting Show Options

    Viewing a PowerPoint Mobile file To go to the previous or next slide: 1. While viewing a PowerPoint file, tap the arrow on the lower-left side of the screen to open the menu. 2. In the menu, tap Next or Previous to go forward or go back in your PowerPoint Mobile file.

  • Page 64: Pocket Msn

    4. Select your desired options. When done, tap ok. Pocket MSN Pocket MSN on your device is an instant messaging program that allows you to: • See who among your contacts is online and chat with them by sending and receiving instant messages. •...

  • Page 65: Companion Programs

    NOTE If you already use MSN Messenger on your computer, your contacts will show up on your device. MSN Messenger contacts The MSN Messenger screen shows all of your messenger contacts at a glance, divided into Online and Not Online categories. From this view, while connected, you can chat, send an e-mail, block the contact from chatting with you, or delete contacts from your list using the pop-up menu.

  • Page 66: Chatting With Contacts

    Chatting with contacts Tap a contact name to open a chat window. Enter your message in the text entry area at the bottom of the screen, or tap My Text to enter a preset message, then tap Send. To invite another contact to a multi-user chat, tap Menu >...

  • Page 67: Windows Media Player For Pocket Pc

    Tap to display the message folders Tap a message to open it Tap to create a new e-mail Tap to send the e-mail Windows Media Player for Pocket PC Use Microsoft Windows Media Player for Pocket PC to play digital audio ®...

  • Page 68: Remote Presenter

    Tap to view in full screen Tap to view the favorites Tap to view the playlist Tap to skip to the beginning of the current file or to the previous file NOTE For more information on using Windows Media Player for Pocket PC, tap Remote Presenter The Remote Presenter allows you to wirelessly control your presentation.

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    Using Remote Presenter To connect your Pocket PC to your PC/notebook: > Programs > Remote Presenter to launch the application. 1. Tap A reminding message appears, then tap Next. The Pocket PC then automatically scans for all available bluetooth- enabled devices. 2.

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    Chapter 5...

  • Page 71: Chapter 6 Internet Explorer Mobile

    Chapter 6 Internet Explorer Mobile Use Microsoft Internet Explorer Mobile to view Web or WAP pages in any of these ways. • During synchronization with your desktop computer, download your favorite links and mobile favorites that are stored in the Mobile Favorites sub-folder in the Internet Explorer on the desktop computer.

  • Page 72: Mobile Favorites Folder

    2. Tap Zoom to see another pop-up for selecting your desired text size display. Browsing the Internet To browse the Internet: 1. Set up a connection to your ISP or corporate network using Connections. See Chapter 7 for details. 2. Do one of the following to connect and start browsing: Tap Favorites on the Menu Bar, then tap the favorite that you wish •...

  • Page 73: Mobile Favorites

    Mobile Favorites If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or later on your desktop computer, you can download mobile favorites to your device. Synchronizing mobile favorites downloads Web content to your device so that you can view pages while you are disconnected from your ISP and desktop computer.

  • Page 74: Viewing Mobile Favorites And Channels

    NOTE You will need to manually download content or set a schedule to keep the information updated on your desktop computer and device. Before synchronizing with your device, in Internet Explorer on your desktop computer, click Tools > Synchronize. You will see the last time content was downloaded to the desktop computer, and you can manually download content if needed or set a schedule to automatically update contents.

  • Page 75: Adding/deleting Mobile Favorites And Folders

    Adding/Deleting mobile favorites and folders To add a favorite: 1. Tap Menu > Favorites > Add/Delete tab. 2. Tap the Add button to show the Add Favorite screen. 3. Type a name for the favorite that you wish to add in the Name field. 4.

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    Chapter 6...

  • Page 77: Chapter 7 Get Connected

    Chapter 7 Get Connected You can set up connections to the Internet and corporate network at work to do such activities as browse the Internet or intranet, send and receive e-mail and instant messages, and synchronize information using ActiveSync. Connections can be made using a modem, wireless network, or network (Ethernet) card.

  • Page 78: Connecting To Work

    To select the network > Settings > Connections tab > Connections > Advanced 1. Tap tab. 2. Tap Select Networks. 3. In the appropriate lists, select My ISP or My Work Network. To view intranet URLs > Settings > Connections tab > Connections > Advanced 1.

  • Page 79: Vpn Server Connections

    2. To create a new connection, in either My ISP or My Work Network, tap Add a new modem connection, then follow the instructions in the New Connection wizard. 3. To view additional information for any screen in the wizard or while changing settings, tap NOTE To change modem connection settings in either My ISP or...

  • Page 80: Network Card Connections

    To change proxy server settings: > Settings > Connections tab > Connections icon. 1. Tap 2. Under My Work Network category, tap Setup my proxy server. 3. Check the boxes beside This network connects to the Internet and This network uses a proxy server to connect to the Internet. 4.

  • Page 81: Ending A Connection

    NOTE You may need proxy server and VPN connection settings. For more information, see your network administrator. Ending a connection • When connected via modem or VPN, tap then tap Disconnect. • When connected via cable or cradle, detach your device from the cable or cradle.

  • Page 82: Using Dialing Rules

    Using dialing rules Additional numbers may need to be dialed depending on your given location when connecting. For example, if you want to dial from work, a 9 prefix must often be dialed, or an area code is needed. To avoid creating a new modem connection for each situation, set dialing rules for the locations from which you often connect to.

  • Page 83: Infrared (ir) Connection

    3. To run a program from the computer that are specifically sized for use with your Pocket PC, you can select the Limit size of server desktop to fit on this screen option to better fit the program on the device screen. 4.

  • Page 84: Receiving Infrared Beams

    Receiving infrared beams To receive a file via infrared beam: 1. When another infrared device within range beams file or data to you, your device receives the file or data and prompts a receiving data status. 2. After data transmission, tap Yes to accept or No to reject.

  • Page 85: Chapter 8 Bluetooth

    Chapter 8 Bluetooth Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology. Devices with Bluetooth capabilities can exchange information without requiring a physical connection. Unlike infrared, you do not need to line up devices to exchange information through Bluetooth. The devices only need to be within a range of about 10 meters (30 feet) in an open space environment.

  • Page 86: Bluetooth Settings

    Bluetooth settings To configure Bluetooth settings: > Bluetooth Settings. 1. Tap 2. Tap one of the tabs at the bottom of the Settings screen to access and modify various settings. Accessibility Allows you to: • Specify a name that identifies your Pocket PC as a Bluetooth device.

  • Page 87: Bluetooth Manager

    Serial Port - indicates the serial • port address assignments. Tap Advanced to check the current serial port addresses. These cannot be changed. See the section “Remote device services” for details. Personal Network Server - allows • hosting of a Bluetooth-based personal area network.

  • Page 88: Connection Wizard

    To launch the Bluetooth Connection Wizard: 1. Tap New from the Bluetooth Manager Menu bar. The Bluetooth Connection Wizard screen appears. 2. Select a type of connection that you want to set up. Tap Next. 3. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the connection.

  • Page 89: Remote Device Services

    Remote device services Wireless serial port Using a Bluetooth serial port is equivalent to using a physical serial cable connection between two devices. As with a physical connection, you have to configure the application that will use the serial port. To configure the Bluetooth Serial Port: >...

  • Page 90: Bluetooth File Explorer

    5. On the second Bluetooth connection screen, enter a name for the connection, dial-up phone number, and the other prompted information. Then tap ok. 6. Enter the required information on the succeeding screens. Bluetooth File Explorer The Bluetooth File Explorer appears automatically after a file transfer connection is established.

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    To change the remote device folder: 1. To move down in the directory structure of the remote device, tap the New Folder from the main window of Bluetooth File Explorer. 2. To move up in the directory structure of the remote device, tap the down-arrow to the right of the currently selected folder and select the New Folder from the drop-down list.

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    To get a file from the remote device: 1. Select the folder containing the file. 2. Tap the file that you wish to get or copy. 3. From the File menu, tap Get. Tap and hold the desired file and select Get from the pop-up menu. The file is copied to the local folder listed in the Local Folder field at the bottom of the screen.

  • Page 93: Send Via Bluetooth

    Send via Bluetooth You can conveniently send your Outlook contacts, calendar items, and tasks individually or collectively to the remote device via Bluetooth. To send data via Bluetooth: 1. Tap , then open either Contacts, Calendar, or Tasks. 2. Tap and hold the item you wish to send to the remote device, then tap Send via Bluetooth from the pop-up menu.

  • Page 94: Bluetooth Personal Area Network

    Bluetooth Personal Area Network A Bluetooth personal area network is a private, temporary, ad-hoc network of up to eight (8) devices. A Bluetooth personal area network allows you to easily exchange information that normally requires a TCP/IP network. Most chat utilities, multi-player games, etc. are fully functional in a Bluetooth personal area network environment.

  • Page 95: Setting Up High Quality Audio Setup Or Hands-free/headset Setup

    To join a personal network: 1. In the Bluetooth Manager, tap New > Join a personal network. 2. On the wizard screen, select Join a personal network, then tap Next. 3. Select the host of the personal network, then tap Next to establish a connection to the personal area network.

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    Chapter 8...

  • Page 97: Chapter 9 Wi-fi

    MyPal A626/A696 comes with a built-in Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi that allows you to connect to wireless local area networks and the Internet. Using the IEEE 802.11b/g standard for wireless LAN, MyPal A626/A696 can connect at speeds of up to 10-17 Mbps (in an open area) to an access point (Infrastructure mode) or to another wireless device (Ad-hoc mode).

  • Page 98: Configuring Wireless Networks

    Configuring wireless networks To configure a wireless network: 1. After selecting a wireless network to connect your device to, tap Settings. The Settings screen then appears. 2. Tap Network Cards > Wireless tab. 3. On the Configure Wireless Networks screen, tap on an available wireless LAN, then make your desired changes as necessary.

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    > Settings > Connections tab > Network Cards. • Tapping 2. In the Wireless tab of the Configure Wireless Networks screen, tap Add New. 3. In the General tab of the Configure Wireless Network screen, enter the Network name by using the input panel. Then choose whether the wireless network connects to The Internet or Work network.

  • Page 100: The Wi-fi Manager

    The Wi-Fi Manager The Wi-Fi Manager shows connection status and information on a wireless network, and allows you to manually scan your area for available wireless networks. To open Wi-Fi Manager: > WLAN Setting. Or, • Tap > Settings > Connections tab > Wi-Fi Manager. •...

  • Page 101: Site Survey

    Setting IP Info This tab displays the device’s Internet Protocol (IP) information including the host name, domain, DNS server, IP address, etc. In this tab, you can renew the IP address when the wireless network uses the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Tapping the Renew button forces the device to refresh its server-assigned IP address.

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    Refer to the table of icon indications and column descriptions below. Table of icon indications: Icon Indicates that the wireless network is an Access Point with disabled Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption an Access Point with enabled WEP encryption an Access Point with disabled WEP encryption and MyPal is currently connected to this network an Access Point with enabled WEP encryption and MyPal is currently connected to this network...

  • Page 103: Appendix Notices

    Appendix Notices Federal Communications Commission 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 104: Ul Safety Notices

    UL Safety Notices Required for UL 1459 covering telecommunications (telephone) equipment intended to be electrically connected to a telecommunication network that has an operating voltage to ground that does not exceed 200V peak, 300V peak-to-peak, and 105V rms, and installed or used in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70).

  • Page 105: Checklist Of Regulatory Statement

    Checklist of Regulatory Statement 15.21 You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authorization to use the device. CAUTION: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Prohibition of co-location This device must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter...

  • Page 106

    Safety Information In order to maintain compliance with the FCC RF exposure guidelines, this equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator and your body. Use only with supplied antenna. Unauthorized antenna, modification, or attachments could damage the transmitter and may violate FCC regulations.

  • Page 107

    E2775 A686/626/696 15G06A245000...

  • Page 108

    ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. (Asia-Pacific) Technical Support Hotline E-mail Website ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) Technical Support PDA Support E-mail PDA Hotline ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Technical Support Hotline Email Website 0800-093-456 (Toll-free call from Taiwan only) +886-2-2895-9254 http://vip.asus.com/eservice/techserv.aspx http://tw.asus.com +886-2-2894-3447 +886-2-2890-7698 http://vip.asus.com/eservice/techserv.aspx...

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