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Dell XPS 12 User Manual

Dell XPS 12 User Manual

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XPS 12
User's Guide
Computer Model: XPS 12 9250
Regulatory Model: T02H
Regulatory Type: T02H001

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  • Page 1 XPS 12 User’s Guide Computer Model: XPS 12 9250 Regulatory Model: T02H Regulatory Type: T02H001...
  • Page 2 WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. Copyright © 2015 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. This product is protected by U.S. and international copyright and intellectual property laws. Dell and the Dell logo are trademarks ™...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Tablet features................5 Accessories................... 8 ....................8 Keyboard features Setting up your tablet..............9 .................... 9 Charging the tablet ..................10 Turning on your tablet ................. 10 Inserting a microSD card ................11 Removing the microSD card ..............11 Inserting a micro-SIM card (optional) ............
  • Page 4 With keyboard .................... 26 Without keyboard Specifications................27 Troubleshooting................30 ....................30 Battery problem ..................... 31 Network problem ..................32 Touchscreen problem ....................32 System problem Getting help ................34 ..................34 Self-help resources Contacting Dell................35 Locating your Service Tag and Express Service Code..36...
  • Page 5: Tablet Features

    Tablet features Feature Microphones (2) Provides sound input for audio recording, voice calls, and so on. Front camera-status light Turns on when the front camera is in use.
  • Page 6 Allows docking to the keyboard dock. NOTE: The keyboard backlight turns on for 2 seconds when the tablet-docking pins and keyboard- docking pins are aligned correctly. 13. Service Tag label Provides the Service Tag and Express Service Code needed for contacting Dell.
  • Page 7 Feature 14. Security-cable slot Connects a security cable to prevent unauthorized movement of your tablet. 15. Power button • Press to turn on the tablet if it is turned off or in sleep state. • Press to turn off the screen.
  • Page 8: Accessories

    Accessories Your tablet supports the following accessories: • Dell Keyboard • Dell Premier Magnetic Folio Keyboard features Feature Keyboard-docking pins Allows docking the tablet here. NOTE: The keyboard backlight turns on for 2 seconds when the tablet- docking pins and keyboard-docking pins are aligned correctly.
  • Page 9: Setting Up Your Tablet

    Setting up your tablet WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, read the safety information that shipped with your tablet. For additional best practices information, go to www.dell.com/ regulatory_compliance. Charging the tablet CAUTION: Charge the battery in an ambient temperature of 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F).
  • Page 10: Turning On Your Tablet

    Turning on your tablet When you turn on the tablet for the first time, you must finish Windows setup to start using your tablet. For more information, see the Quick Start Guide that shipped with your tablet. Press and hold the power button for 2 seconds to turn on your tablet. The lock screen appears.
  • Page 11: Removing The Microsd Card

    Removing the microSD card CAUTION: Removing the microSD card while it is in use may cause data loss or result in application errors. Tap All Settings → Devices → Connected devices. Under Connected devices, tap the SD Card and then tap Remove device. NOTE: If a warning message appears stating the microSD card cannot be removed, ensure all data transfers involving the microSD card are complete.
  • Page 12: Removing The Micro-Sim Card (Optional)

    Insert the micro-SIM card into the card slot until it locks into place. Close the slot cover. Removing the micro-SIM card (optional) CAUTION: Removing the micro-SIM card while it is in use may cause data loss or result in application errors. Open the slot cover.
  • Page 13: Using Headset

    Close the slot cover. Using headset WARNING: Listening to loud music for an extended period of time can lead to hearing loss. You can connect a headset, headphones, microphone, or other audio equipment to the headset port of your tablet. Connect headset to the headset port on the tablet.
  • Page 14 Wear the headset and adjust the volume to a comfortable level. Adjust the microphone to an optimal level when using voice-enabled applications. NOTE: When you connect an audio device to the headset port, the integrated speaker on your tablet is muted automatically. CAUTION: To prevent damaging your headset when disconnecting it from the tablet, pull the connector and not the cable.
  • Page 15: Using Your Tablet

    Using your tablet NOTE: For detailed information on using Windows, see Getting help. Turning off your tablet Using the power button on the Start screen Tap Start. Tap the power button → Shut down to turn off the tablet. Using the power button Press and hold the power button for at least 4 seconds.
  • Page 16: Wi-Fi

    NOTE: You can disable or enable tablet mode using the icon in the Action center. You can also choose to automatically switch to PC mode when the tablet is docked. When in PC mode, the Start screen is replaced by the Start menu. To learn more about using Windows, see Getting help.
  • Page 17: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Turning Bluetooth on or off Swipe-in from the right edge of the display to access the Action Center. Tap Bluetooth to turn Bluetooth off or on. Pairing with Bluetooth-enabled devices NOTE: Bluetooth connection between your tablet and Apple devices are not supported.
  • Page 18: Adjusting Screen Brightness

    Adjusting screen brightness Swipe-in from the right edge of the display to access the Action Center. Tap the brightness icon to adjust the screen brightness. Auto adjust To enable or disable automatic screen brightness adjustment: Swipe-in from the right edge of the display to access the Action Center. Tap All Settings →...
  • Page 19: Restoring Your Operating System

    You can choose to save your personal files while restoring or you can return the operating system in the state you received it from Dell. Resetting your tablet CAUTION: Back up all the required data before you proceed.
  • Page 20 Gestures Functions Touch and hold your finger on • Open the context menu of an item to the display. perform further actions. Drag Move items such as images and icons on the screen. Touch and hold your finger on an item on the screen. Keeping your finger in contact with the display, move your fingertip to the...
  • Page 21 Gestures Functions Zoom out Reduce the view of an image or web page. Touch the display with two fingers and then move the fingers closer. Rotate Rotate an object by 90 degrees. Touch the display with two or more fingers and then move the fingers in a clockwise or counter-clockwise arc.
  • Page 22: Docking Your Tablet

    Docking your tablet Place the keyboard on the Dell Premier Magnetic Folio.
  • Page 23 Align the tablet-docking pins to the keyboard-docking pins and dock the tablet to the keyboard dock. NOTE: The keyboard backlight turns on for 2 seconds when the tablet-docking pins and keyboard-docking pins are aligned correctly.
  • Page 24 Close the Dell Premier Magnetic Folio.
  • Page 25: Undocking Your Tablet

    Undocking your tablet Open the Dell Premier Magnetic Folio. Slide and lift the tablet away from the keyboard and folio.
  • Page 26: Entering Bios Setup Program

    When the Dell logo appears, press F2. Without keyboard Press the power button to turn on your tablet. Press and hold the Volume Up button when the Dell logo appears on the screen. When the F12 boot selection menu appears, select BIOS Setup using the Volume Up button.
  • Page 27: Specifications

    Specifications Dimensions and weight Thickness 8 mm (0.31 in.) Width 291 mm (11.46 in.) Height 193.1 mm (7.60 in.) Weight (maximum) 0.72 kg (1.59 lb) System information Processor 6th Generation Intel Core m Processor Operating system Windows 10 LPDDR3 Storage •...
  • Page 28 Communications Wi-Fi Dual-band 802.11ac Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1 LE Video controller Type Intel HD graphics 515 Display 12.5-inch full HD Type 12.5-inch ultra HD Resolution: 1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160 Aspect ratio 16:9 Brightness 400 nits Viewing angle Contrast ratio 1500:01 Color depth 16.7 M...
  • Page 29 Power adapter Input current 1.30 A Output current 1.5 A Rated output voltage 20 VDC Temperature range: Operating 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) Storage –40°C to 70 °C (–40°F to 158°F) Environmental requirements Temperature range: Operating 0°C to 35 °C (32°F to 95 °F) Non-operating -40°C to 65 °C (-40°F to 149 °F) Relative humidity (maximum):...
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    Charge the battery in an is below 0°C (32°F) or ambient temperature higher than 35°C (95°F). between 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F). The battery or power Contact Dell. See adapter is damaged. Contacting Dell. Battery does not charge The battery is in •...
  • Page 31: Network Problem

    when not in range of any wireless networks. • Enable airplane mode. • Press and hold the Battery charge values power button for 10 are not accurate seconds to forcefully turn off the tablet, Battery is fully charged and force the system (battery charge is at to obtain a new 100%) but the battery-...
  • Page 32: Touchscreen Problem

    • Ensure they are within Bluetooth range. Touchscreen problem Problems Possible causes Possible solutions Touchscreen responds • The screen is dirty. • Moisten a soft, slowly or improperly lint‑free cloth with • A protective cover either water or a may prevent the display cleaner, and tablet from wipe the surface of...
  • Page 33 Turning on your tablet. • Reset the tablet. See Resetting your tablet. Tablet cannot boot into Contact Dell’s support Windows service. Go to www.dell.com/support. Software or feature is Software updates may not working as have been downloaded expected in the background.
  • Page 34: Getting Help

    Getting help Self-help resources You can get information and help on Dell products and services using these self-help resources: Information about Dell products and www.dell.com services Dell Help & Support app Get started app Help + Tips app Accessing help In Windows search, type Help and Support, and tap Enter.
  • Page 35: Contacting Dell

    Select the appropriate service or support link based on your requirement or choose the method of contacting Dell that is convenient for you. Dell provides several online and telephone-based support and service options.
  • Page 36: Locating Your Service Tag And Express Service Code

    Express Service Code You must provide the Service Tag and Express Service Code of your tablet when contacting Dell for customer service or technical assistance. NOTE: The telephone systems prompts you to enter the Express Service Code that helps in routing your call efficiently.

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