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Contents Basics Welcome! ..............................8 Get your ASUS Phone ready! ......................9 Starting for the first time ........................18 Using the touchscreen........................20 There’s no place like Home Zen Home features .....................23 Home screen ............................23 Quick settings ............................25 System notifications ...........................26 Personalizing your Home screen ................27 App &...
Sharing a note to the Cloud ......................43 File Manager........................43 Accessing the internal storage .......................43 Accessing the external storage device ..................43 Accessing Cloud Storage ........................43 The Cloud........................44 ASUS WebStorage ..........................44 ASUS Support......................45 Keeping in touch Call in style ........................46 Dual SIM feature...........................46 Making calls ............................48 Receiving calls ............................50...
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network .......................77 Disabling Wi-Fi ............................77 Bluetooth ........................77 ® Enabling Bluetooth® ...........................77 Pairing your ASUS Phone to a Bluetooth® device ..............78 Unpairing your ASUS Phone from the Bluetooth® device ............78 Tethering ........................79 Wi-Fi Hotspot ............................79 Bluetooth Tethering ..........................80 Travel and Maps Weather ........................81...
Maintain your Zen Keeping your device up-to-date ................97 Updating your system ........................97 Storage ..............................97 Backup and reset ..........................97 Securing your ASUS Phone ......................98 Appendix Notices ........................101 Index Index ..............................103...
Explore the intuitive simplicity of ASUS Zen UI! ASUS Zen UI is a charming and intuitive interface exclusively for ASUS Phones. It provides you with special apps, which are integrated in or with other apps, to fit your unique individual needs and make your life easier while letting you have fun with your ASUS Phone.
Get your ASUS Phone ready! Parts and features Take a hold of your device and have it running in a jiffy. Camera flash Audio jack Rear camera Sensor Front Receiver camera Volume key Power key Touch keys Groove Microphone Speaker...
Your ASUS Phone comes with two micro-SIM card slots that allows you to setup and use two mobile network services without having to carry two mobile devices at the same time.
ASUS Phone. NOTE: Both Micro SIM card slots support 2G/3G network bands. Removing a Micro-SIM card CAUTION: Be extra careful when handling a micro-SIM card. ASUS is not responsible for any loss or damage incurred to your micro-SIM card. To remove a micro-SIM card: 1. Turn off your device.
Your ASUS Phone supports a microSD™ and microSDHC™ memory card with up to 64 GB capacity. NOTE: Some memory cards may not be compatible with your ASUS Phone. Ensure that you use only compatible memory cards to prevent loss of data, damage to your device or memory card, or both.
CAUTION! Do not use sharp tools or solvent on your device to protect it from scratches. Removing a memory card CAUTION! • Be extra careful when handling a memory card. ASUS is not responsible for any data loss or damage incurred to your memory card. • Eject the memory card properly to safely remove it from device. To eject the memory card, go to Home > All Apps > Settings > Storage > Unmount external storage.
Remove the battery. 5. Remove the microSD card from the microSD card slot. 6. Put the rear cover back in place. CAUTION! Do not use sharp tools or solvent on your device to protect it from scratches. Chapter 1: Basics...
Charging your ASUS Phone Your ASUS Phone comes partially charged but you must charge it fully before using it for the first time. Read the following important notices and cautions before charging your device. IMPORTANT! • Use only the bundled AC power adapter and micro-USB cable to charge your ASUS Phone. Using a different AC power adapter and cable may damage your device.
ASUS Phone. • The input voltage range between the wall outlet and this adapter is AC 100V - 240V. The output voltage of ASUS_Z00SD’s micro USB cable is DC 5.2V, 1A. 4. When fully-charged, disconnect the USB cable from your ASUS Phone first before unplugging the AC power adapter from the power outlet. NOTES: • You can use your device while charging but it may take longer to fully charge the device.
Turning your ASUS Phone on or off Turning your device on To turn your device on, press and hold the power button until your device vibrates and starts up. Turning your device off To turn your device off: 1. If your screen is turned off, press the power button to turn it on. If your screen is locked, unlock the device screen.
Wi-Fi, sync accounts, and configure your location services. Use your Google or ASUS account to set up your device, if you do not have a Google or ASUS account yet, go ahead and create one.
Battery power conservation tips The battery charge is the lifeline of your ASUS Phone. Here are some battery power conservation tips that helps preserve the power of your ASUS Phone battery. – Close all running apps that are not in use.
Using the touchscreen Use these gestures on the touchscreen to launch apps, access some settings, and navigate your ASUS Phone. Launching apps or selecting items Do any of the following: • To launch an app, simply tap on it. • To select an item such as in File Manager app, simply tap on it. Moving or deleting items Do any of the following: • To move an app or widget, tap and hold then drag it to the location where you want it to be.
Moving through pages or screens Do any of the following: • Swipe your finger to the left or to the right to switch between screens or to flip through a Gallery of images. • Scroll your finger up or down to go through web pages or list of items. Zooming in Spread apart your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom in an image in Gallery or Maps, or zoom in a web page. Chapter 1: Basics...
Zooming out Bring together your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom out an image in Gallery or Maps, or zoom out of a web page. NOTE: You may not be able to zoom in/out of some web pages as these pages may have been designed specifically to fit your mobile screen.
There’s no place like Home There’s no place like Home Zen Home features Home screen Get reminders of important events, app and system updates, weather forecasts, and text messages from people who really matter to you, right from your Home screen. Swipe down this area once to display System notifications Swipe down this area twice to display Quick settings Tap to display Time settings...
Understanding notification icons These icons are shown on the status bar and will guide you of the current status of your ASUS Phone. Mobile network Shows the signal strength of your mobile network. Micro SIM card 1 Shows that a micro SIM card is inserted in micro SIM card slot 1.
The Quick settings panel provides a one-tap access to some of the wireless features and settings of your ASUS Phone. Each of these features are represented by a button. To launch the Quick settings panel, swipe down twice from the top of your screen.
To add or remove existing buttons from the ASUS Quick Settings notification panel: 1. Launch Quick settings then tap 2. Tap the box beside the feature to add or remove it from the ASUS Quick Setting Notification Panel. NOTE: A checked box indicates that the feature's button is accessible via the ASUS Quick Settings Notification Panel while an unchecked box means the opposite.
Personalizing your Home screen Stamp your own personality on your Home screen. Select an attractive design as your wallpaper, add shortcuts for quick access to your favorite apps, and add widgets for a quick review of important info. You can also add more pages so you can add and quickly access or view more apps or widgets on your Home screen.
Removing app shortcuts or widgets From your Home screen, tap and hold an app or widget, then drag it to Remove on top of your screen. The app that you’ve removed from your Home screen will remain in the All Apps screen. Grouping your app shortcuts in a folder Create folders to organize your app shortcuts on your Home screen.
Applying wallpaper and background tint To apply wallpaper and background tint: 1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Wallpapers. 2. Tick Background tint, then adjust the transparency level. 3. Tap then select a color. 4.
You can also choose to enable or disable the dial pad touch tones, touch sounds, screen lock sound, or you can choose to have your ASUS Phone vibrate when you tap on it. To set up the sound settings: 1.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Lock screen. 3. In the next screen, tap Screen lock. 4. Tap the screen lock option you would like to use. NOTE: For more details, see Securing yout ASUS Phone. Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home...
Customizing the quick access buttons By default, your lock screen includes quick access buttons for these apps: Phone, Messaging, and Camera. Change this default settings and customize these buttons to launch other apps on the lock screen using the following steps: 1.
Its clean and intuitive Zen interface powered by text-reflow technology optimizes web contents to better fit the screen of your ASUS Phone. With its magazine view mode via its Smart Reader feature, you can pleasurably read your favorite web contents online or offline without any distracting items such as banner ads.
Sharing pages Share interesting pages from your ASUS Phone to others via an email account, cloud storage account, Bluetooth, or other ASUS Phone apps. 1. Launch the browser. 2. From a web page, tap > Share page. 3. Tap the account or app that you want to use as medium in sharing the page.
5. Key in an account name that you want to be displayed in the outgoing messages, then tap Next to log into your inbox. NOTE: If you want to set up your work account on your ASUS Phone, ask for the email settings from your network administrator.
Setting up a Gmail account Set up your Gmail account to get into Google-related services and apps as well as receive, send, and browse emails right from your ASUS Phone. 1. Tap Google then tap Gmail. 2. Tap Existing and key in your existing Gmail account and password, then tap NOTES: • Tap New if you do not own a Google account.
Emailing invites to events You can email invites to an event right from your ASUS Phone as well as set an alert notice for the event. 1. Launch the Email app. > Meeting invitation. 2. Tap 3. In the Event name field, enter the name of the event.
Adding accounts to Calendar Aside from creating an event logged on your ASUS Phone, you can also use Calendar to create events that get automatically synced with your online accounts. But first, these accounts must be added to Calendar using the following steps: 1.
Creating an event from your account After adding online accounts that you would like to sync with Calendar, you may now use your ASUS Phone to create notifications for those online accounts by following these steps: 1. Tap ASUS > Calendar.
Adding to-do tasks Create important to-do tasks to organize your work or social activities in your professional or social life. 1. From the Home screen, tap ASUS > Do It Later. 2. Tap then fill in the necessary information. 3. If you want to set the importance level, select High in the Importance field.
You can mark an email as a reply later task and reply to it at a later time from the Do It Later app. 1. From the Home screen, tap ASUS > Do It Later. 2. Select the email that you want to reply now, then tap Reply now.
1. On the Supernote home screen, tap-and-hold the notebook you would like to share. 2. In the pop-up screen, tap Enable cloud sync. 3. Input your ASUS WebStorage account’s User name and Password details to proceed with syncing your notebook to the Cloud.
Accessing the internal storage To access the internal storage: 1. Tap ASUS > File Manager. > Internal storage to view the contents of your ASUS Phone then tap an item to select. 2. Tap Accessing the external storage device To access the external storage device: 1.
Cloud account such as ASUS WebStorage, Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox. ASUS WebStorage Register for or sign in to ASUS WebStorage and get free cloud storage. Automatically upload newly captured photos for instant sharing, sync files among different devices, or share files via your ASUS WebStorage account.
ASUS Support Find answers from FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) or directly interact with other Zen UI users to find and share solutions about Zen UI apps. To access ASUS Support: > ASUS Support. 1. Tap 2. Tap ZenUI Apps, then select the app that you want to find answers for.
Keeping in touch Keeping in touch Call in style Dual SIM feature The dual SIM feature of your ASUS Phone lets you manage the settings of the installed micro SIM cards. With this feature, you can enable/disable the micro SIM cards, or set one as a preferred network.
To assign a micro SIM card for data service, tap Cellular data then select from SIM1 or SIM2. SIM card for calls When you make a call, your ASUS Phone automatically uses the preferred micro SIM card to connect the call.
Making calls Your ASUS Phone offers you many ways to make a call. Call your friends from your contacts list, smart dial to quickly place a call, or enter a speed-dial number to call your frequently-called contact. NOTE: Organize your contacts in the Contacts app. For details, see Managing contacts.
Auto-dialing an extension number You can insert a short or long pause after dialing the main number, then the extension number is dialed automatically. 1. From the Phone app, enter the main number. 2. To insert a pause, tap and hold * until a comma (,) appears. NOTE: If you want a longer pause, tap and hold * again.
3. Tap to end the call. Receiving calls The touch screen of your ASUS Phone lights up when there is an incoming call. The display of the incoming call also varies, depending on the status of your ASUS Phone. Answering calls There are two ways to answer a call depending on the status of your ASUS Phone: • If your device is active, tap Answer or to reject a call, tap Decline.
Redialing your last-called number To redial your last-called number: 1. From the Phone app, tap to display your call logs. 2. Tap All calls > Outgoing calls, then tap the contact or number that you want to call. 3. Tap to end the call.
Your ASUS Phone provides you the convenience of making or taking two calls. Answering another call While you are talking on your ASUS Phone, you can hear a beeping sound, indicating of another incoming call. Tap Answer on the touch screen to receive an incoming call while on an active call.
Make your ASUS Phone truly your own and set up your profile info. 1. Launch the Contacts app then tap ME Set up my profile. NOTE: ME appears when you’ve set up your Google account on your ASUS Phone. 2. Fill in your info such as mobile or home number.
Adding an extension number to a contact number You can add a contact’s extension number to skip the voice prompts when making a call. 1. In the contact’s information screen, enter the contact’s main number and extension number in either of these two ways: •...
VIPs. • Importing contacts Import your contacts and their respective data from one contact source to your ASUS Phone, email account, or a micro SIM card. 1. Tap ASUS > Contacts. > Import/Export then select to copy the contacts from the following options: 2.
Messaging lets you send, promptly reply, or reply at a later time to important messages from your contacts in any of your SIM cards installed on your ASUS Phone. You can also email your message threads or conversations to others to keep them in the loop.
Sending messages 1. Launch the Messaging app then tap 2. In the Type name or number field, enter the number or tap to select a contact from your list. 3. Start composing your message in the Type text message field. 4.
Other messaging options When you are in an active message thread or while composing a message, you can tap and do any of these other options below. Add subject Tap to add the title of your message. Insert contact Insert a contact’s info into your message. Insert quick text Insert a predefined reply into the body of your message.
Fun and entertainment Fun and entertainment Using a headset Have the freedom to do other things while you’re in a call or enjoy listening to your favorite music, using a headset. Connecting the audio jack Insert the 3.5mm headset jack into the audio port of your device. WARNING! • Do not insert other objects into the audio jack port.
Music app automatically searches for music files from the internal and external storages on your ASUS Phone. You can organize these music files in a playlist or add them in a queue to play them sequentially. You can also stream music from cloud accounts such as ASUS WebStorage, Dropbox, OneDrive, and Drive.
Get answers to your questions and you can send to us your feedbacks. Streaming Cloud music Register or sign in to a cloud account and stream music from your cloud account to your ASUS Phone. IMPORTANT! Ensure that Wi-Fi or mobile network is enabled on your ASUS Phone. For details, see Staying connected.
Streaming music from the cloud To stream music from your cloud account. 1. From the Music home screen, tap 2. Under Cloud Music, tap the cloud account where you want to stream music from. 3. Select the song, then tap to play it. Creating a playlist Get your favorite songs from different sources such as internal storage, external storage, or cloud accounts and organize them in a playlist.
Tutorial and Image locations. Tutorial If it is your first time to use your ASUS Phone’s camera, you will encounter the following tutorial screen after launching the Camera app. Refer to the following steps to proceed from this screen.
Your ASUS Phone’s camera is equipped with auto-scene detection and auto-image stabilizer features. It also features a video stabilization function that helps prevent shakiness while video recording. Tap the icons to start using your camera and explore the image and video features of your ASUS Phone. Adjust settings...
Image settings Adjust the appearance of your captured images by configuring your camera’s settings using the steps below. IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images. 1. On the camera’s home screen, tap > 2. Scroll down and configure the available options. Image Configure the image quality using these options.
Video settings Adjust the appearance of your recorded videos by configuring your camera’s settings using the steps below. IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images. 1. On the camera’s home screen, tap > 2. Scroll down and configure the available options. Image Configure the video quality using these options.
Advanced camera features Explore new ways of capturing images or videos and make captured extra special moments using the advanced camera features of your ASUS Phone. IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images. Available features may vary per model.
1. From the Camera app screen, tap 2. Tap to choose how many people should be included in the photo. 3. Use the rear camera to detect faces and wait for your ASUS Phone to start beeping, counting down until it captures the photo. 4. Tap to save the photo.
Simulate the tilt-shift effect of DSLR lenses via the Miniature feature. Using this feature allows you to focus on specific areas of your subject, adding a bokeh effect that can be used on both photos and video using your ASUS Phone. Capturing Miniature photos >...
Time lapse The time lapse video feature of your ASUS Phone allows you to capture stills for automatic time lapse playback. In effect, events seem to move in a fast-forward manner though they actually occured and were recorded between long intervals.
View images and play videos on your ASUS Phone using the Gallery app. This app also allows you to edit, share, or delete image and video files stored in your ASUS Phone. From Gallery, you can display images in a slideshow or tap to view the selected image or video file.
Viewing the photo location Enable the location access on your ASUS Phone, and get the location details on your photos. Your photos’ location details include the area where the photos are taken, as well a map of the location via Google Map or Baidu (in China only).
Editing images The Gallery also features its own image editing tools that you can use to enhance images saved on your ASUS Phone. 1. From the Gallery screen, tap the folder where the files are located. 2. After opening the folder, tap the image you want to edit.
• This feature is only enabled after setting events on the Calendar. For more details on how to set events, see Calendar. • Only photos taken with your ASUS Phone's camera on the same date and time as a Calendar event can use this feature.
4. After selecting a theme, tap to save the slideshow. You can access your saved slideshows from ASUS > File Manager > Movies > MiniMovie. 5. You can then share the slideshow to social network sites or instant messaging apps such as Facebook, Google Plus, or Omlet Chat.
• For more details on your mobile network charges/fees and setttings, contact your mobile service provider. Wi-Fi The Wi-Fi technology of your ASUS Phone gets you connected to the wireless world. Update your social media accounts, browse the Internet, or exchange data and messages wirelessly from your ASUS Phone. Enabling Wi-Fi 1.
Bluetooth ® Use the Bluetooth feature of your ASUS Phone to send or receive files and stream multimedia files with other smart devices over short distances. With Bluetooth, you can share your media files with your friends’ smart devices, send data for print with a Bluetooh printer, or play music files with a Bluetooth speaker.
Pairing your ASUS Phone to a Bluetooth® device Before using the Bluetooth feature of your ASUS Phone in full scale, you have to pair it first with the Bluetooth device. The ASUS Phone automatically stores the pairing connection of the Bluetooth device.
Tethering When Wi-Fi service is not available, you can use your ASUS Phone as a modem or turn it into a Wi-Fi hotspot to get Internet access on your laptop, tablet, and other mobile devices. IMPORTANT! Most mobile service providers may require a data plan for you to be able to use the tethering function.
Bluetooth Tethering Enable Bluetooth on your ASUS Phone and use it as a modem for Internet access on your Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices such as a laptop or a tablet. 1. Enable Bluetooth on your ASUS Phone and the other device.
Travel and Maps Travel and Maps Weather Get real-time weather updates straight from your ASUS Phone using the weather app. Using Weather, you can also check other weather details from around the world. Launching the Weather app From your Home screen, launch the Weather app using either of the following options: >...
Weather home screen Set up and get your current location’s weather updates as well as other parts of the world. You can display the weather updates or daily weather forecast on the Calendar app. Tap to search for a city’s weather info Tap to get the area’s current weather info, refresh the weather info, edit the location list, or configure the weather settings...
Clock Customize the time zone settings of your ASUS Phone, set alarms, and use your ASUS Phone as a stop watch using the Clock app. Launching Clock Launch the Clock app using either of the following options: > Clock. •...
Alarm clock to access the alarm clock settings of your ASUS Phone. Tap this to delete any of the previously set alarms. Tap this to access the settings of the alarm clock feature. Tap this to set a new alarm time.
Timer You may set multiple timer options for your ASUS Phone. To do this, follow the steps below: Setting the timer 1. Tap to access the timer feature of your ASUS Phone. numeric keypad 2. Use the numeric keypad to input your target time then tap start to start the timer.
Share and receive files, apps, or media contents with Android mobile devices using Share Link app (for ASUS mobile devices) or SHAREit app (for other mobile devices) via a Wi-Fi hotspot. With this app, you can send or receive files that are larger than 100 MB and lets you share or receive multiple files at the same time.
3. Tap the files that you want to send then tap Done. 4. After your ASUS Phone detects the other devices, tap the device that you want to share your files with. Receiving files To receive files: then tap Share Link.
Remote Link touch pad to activate ASUS Smart gesture and avigate your computer. Slide your finger across this touch pad to navigate your computer. Tap this button to mimic left-button mouse function. Tap this button to mimic right-button mouse function.
Remote Link Windows® Media Player controller to control the Windows® Media player. Tap this button to go back to previous song/music file. Tap this button to go to next song/music file. Move this slider to minimize/maximize the volume. Move this seeking button to select a part of a song/music file that you want to listen or play. Remote Link keyboard input to use keyboard input. You can also use the microphone icon for voice input. Tap this button to key in your message via voice input.
Special Zen Tools Flashlight You can turn your ASUS Phone to an instant flashlight by launching your Quick settings panel from any screen or any open app. From the Quick settings panel, simply tap on the Flashlight icon to activate its function.
Flashlight menu options Tap this to enable or disable the flashlight mode. Tap this to enable or disable the SOS mode. Tap any of these icons to toggle between the flashlight’s speed while blinking. Tap this to turn on or turn off the light. Chapter 10: Zen Everywhere...
Calculator One-swipe and a tap is all it takes to launch your Calculator. When you open the Quick settings panel, the Calculator icon is there visibly on top of the list. Tap it to get started with your computations. Tap this to enable the calculator Calculator screen Chapter 10: Zen Everywhere...
Creating a sticky note You can turn Quick memo notes into a sticky note so you can view them wherever, on your ASUS Phone. To create a sticky note, just tap on the pin icon on the upper right corner of Quick memo after creating your note.
Sound Recorder Record audio files using your ASUS Phone by enabling the Sound Recorder app. Launching Sound Recorder To launch Sound Recorder, tap > Sound Recorder. Tap to customize the Sound Recorder settings Tap to view the list of saved audio recording files...
Recording List From the Recording List, you can play, rename, share, or delete a saved audio recording file. To view your recording list, tap from the Sound Recorder main screen. Tap to share, rename, or delete your selected recording Tap to play/pause your selected recording Chapter 10: Zen Everywhere...
There’s more to your Zen ASUS View Flip Case Place your ASUS Phone in the ASUS View Flip Case and check important information without opening the cover. NOTE: This accessory may be bundled with your ASUS Phone or purchased separately.
You can store data, apps, or files on your ASUS Phone (internal storage), on an external storage, or on an online storage. You need an internet connection to transfer or download your files on an online storage. Use the bundled USB cable to copy files to or from the computer to your ASUS Phone.
Use the security features of your ASUS Phone to prevent unauthorized calls or access of information. Unlocking your screen When the screen is locked, you can open it with the security unlocking options that the ASUS Phone offers you. then tap Settings > Lock screen.
Key in at least four numbers to set a PIN. IMPORTANT! Ensure to remember the PIN that you created to unlock your device. Pattern Slide your finger on the dots and create a pattern. IMPORTANT! You can create a pattern with a minimum of four dots. Ensure to remember the pattern that you created to unlock your device.
Know your ASUS Phone’s identity such as serial number, IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number, or model number. This is important, as when you may lose your ASUS Phone, you can contact your mobile carrier and provide the information to blacklist the unauthorized use of your ASUS Phone.
Appendix Notices EC Declaration of Conformity This product is compliant with the regulations of the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC. The Declaration of http://www.asus.com/support Conformity can be downloaded from Prevention of Hearing Loss To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods. À pleine puissance, l’écoute prolongée du baladeur peut endommager l’oreille de l’utilisateur.
H05VV-F, 2G, 0.75mm ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components as well as the packaging materials. Please go to http://csr.asus.com/english/Takeback.htm...
Camera 63 - turning on/off 17 - Camera home screen 64 ASUS Support 45 - first-time use 63 ASUS View Flip Case 96 - Image settings 65 - launching 63 - see Advanced camera features 67 - Video settings 66 Backup and reset 97...
Do It Later 40 - adding to-do tasks 40 HDR 67 - calling back now 41 - see also Advanced camera features 67 - catching up on my online reading now Headset - see also Reading the pages later 34 - connecting 59 - deleting to-do tasks 41 Home screen 23...
- see also Advanced camera features 67 Touchscreen 20 Panorama 68 - launching apps or selecting items 20 - see also Advanced camera features 67 - moving or deleting items 20 Playlist - moving through pages or screens 21 - adding songs to a playlist 62 - zooming in 21 - zooming out 22 Quick Memo 93...