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Venue 8 Pro
User's Guide
Computer Model: Venue 8 Pro 5855
Regulatory Model: T03D
Regulatory Type: T03D001


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  • Page 1 Venue 8 Pro User’s Guide Computer Model: Venue 8 Pro 5855 Regulatory Model: T03D Regulatory Type: T03D001...
  • 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 Features..................5 Setting up your tablet..............8 .................... 8 Charging the tablet ........9 Power and battery-charge status light behavior ..........10 Power and battery-charge status light icons ..................10 Turning on your tablet ................11 Inserting a micro-SIM card ................ 12 Removing the micro-SIM card .................
  • Page 4 .....................25 Network problem ..................26 Touchscreen problem ....................26 System problem Entering BIOS setup program..........28 ....................28 With keyboard .................... 28 Without keyboard Specifications................29 Getting help ................33 ..................33 Self-help resources Contacting Dell................34 Locating your Service Tag and Express Service Code..35...
  • Page 5: Features

    Front camera Allows you to capture photos, and record videos. Service Tag label Provides the Service Tag and Express Service Code needed when contacting Dell. Speaker Provide audio output. USB 3.0 and power-adapter Connect a power adapter to provide port (USB-C) power to your tablet and charge the battery.
  • Page 6 Feature so on. Provides data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps. NOTE: You need to use converters (sold separately) to connect standard USB, HDMI, and DisplayPort devices. Power and battery-charge Indicates the power-state and the status light battery-charging status of the tablet. Micro-SIM card slot Insert a micro-SIM card to connect to a mobile broadband network.
  • Page 7 Feature 15. Headset port Connect a headphone, a microphone, or a headphone and microphone combo (headset).
  • Page 8: 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 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 9: Power And Battery-Charge Status Light Behavior

    Connect the power adapter to an electrical outlet and charge the tablet until the battery is fully charged. NOTE: A fully discharged battery takes about 4 to 5 hours to fully charge. Power and battery-charge status light behavior You can check the power and battery-charge status from the battery- charging status light or the battery icon displayed at the bottom of the Windows desktop: Behavior...
  • Page 10: Power And Battery-Charge Status Light Icons

    NOTE: If you try turning on the tablet when the battery charge is critically low and the battery is insufficiently charged, the Dell logo flashes on the screen, the battery-charging status light illuminates for 2 seconds, and then the tablet turns off.
  • Page 11: Inserting A Micro-Sim Card

    Swipe up from the bottom of the display to switch to the login screen select your account and enter your password to log in to Windows. NOTE: If the login screen is not enabled, the Start screen appears when you swipe up on the lock screen. The tablet is ready for use when the Windows Start screen is displayed.
  • Page 12: Removing The Micro-Sim Card

    Close the slot cover. Removing the micro-SIM card CAUTION: Removing the micro-SIM card while it is in use may cause data loss or result in application errors. Open the slot cover. Press the micro-SIM card inward and release it. The micro-SIM card pops out. Slide the micro-SIM card out of the slot.
  • Page 13: Inserting A Microsd Card

    Close the slot cover. Inserting a microSD card NOTE: Turn off your tablet before inserting the microSD card. Open the slot cover and locate the microSD card slot. CAUTION: Ensure that the microSD card is aligned as shown in the image.
  • Page 14: Removing The Microsd Card

    Close the slot cover. Removing the microSD card CAUTION: Removing the microSD card while it is in use may cause data loss or result in application errors. In the notification area at the bottom-right corner of the Windows desktop, tap (Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media).
  • Page 15: Using Headphones

    Close the slot cover. Using headphones WARNING: Listening to loud audio 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 headphones to the headset port on the tablet.
  • Page 16 Insert the earphones in your ears and adjust the volume to a comfortable level. CAUTION: To prevent damaging your headphones when disconnecting it from the tablet, pull the connector and not the cable. NOTE: When you connect an audio device to the headset port, the integrated speaker on your tablet is muted automatically.
  • Page 17: 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 18: 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 19: 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 20: 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 21: 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 22 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 23 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 24: 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 25: Network Problem

    when not in range of any wireless networks. • Enable airplane mode. • Press and hold the Battery charge values Move the tablet in range power button for 10 are not accurate of a network it can seconds to forcefully connect to or turn off the tablet, Battery is fully charged...
  • Page 26: 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 27 Turning on your tablet. • Refresh the tablet. Restoring your operating system. Tablet cannot boot into Contact Dell’s support Windows service. Go to contactdell. Software or feature is Software updates may not working as have been downloaded expected in the background.
  • Page 28: 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 29: Specifications

    Specifications Dimensions and weight Height 216 mm (8.50 in) Width 130 mm (5.11 in) Depth 9.45 mm (0.37 in) Weight (maximum): WiFi 0.395 kg (0.87 lb) WWAN 0.405 kg (0.89 lb) System information Processor Intel Cherry Trail-T CPU Z8500 Operating system •...
  • Page 30 Ports and connectors One USB Type C Communications Wi-Fi Dual-band 802.11b/g/n/ac Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1 LE Display 8" WXGA 8” WUXGA Type TFT LCD (Wide View TFT LCD (Wide View Angle Technology) Angle Technology) Luminance (typical) 400 nits 400 nits Dimensions: Height (maximum) 184.90 mm (7.28 in) 184.90 mm (7.28 in) Width (maximum)
  • Page 31 Camera Sensor type CMOS sensor CMOS sensor technology technology Resolution of motion Up to 1920 x 1080 (2.1 Up to 1920 x 1080 (2.1 video Resolution of still Up to 1920 x 1080 (2.1 Up to 2592 x 1944 (5 MP) image Imaging rate Up to 30 frames per...
  • Page 32 Environmental requirements Storage -15.20 m to 10,668 m (-50 ft to 35,000 ft)
  • Page 33: 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 services Dell Help & Support app Get started app Help + Tips app Accessing help In Windows search, type Help and Support, and tap Enter.
  • Page 34: 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 35: 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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