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  • Page 2: Care And Safety

    Use only AC adapters and cables approved by ASUS for use with this device. Refer to the rating label on the bottom of your device and ensure that your power adapter complies with this rating.
  • Page 3: Proper Disposal

    Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. DO NOT throw this product in fire. DO NOT short circuit the contacts. DO NOT disassemble this product. ZenTalk Fans Forum (http://www.asus.com/zentalk/global_forward.php) Hi-Res Audio • Supports 192kHz/24bit digital USB audio output. • Supports FLAC, WAVE audio formats in 192kHz/24bit, 88.2kHz/24bit, 48kHz/24bit, 44.1kHz/24bit...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Basics Welcome! ..............................7 Get your ASUS Phone ready! ......................8 Starting for the first time ........................17 Using the touchscreen........................19 There’s no place like Home Zen Home features .....................22 Home screen ............................22 Quick settings ............................24 System notifications ...........................25 Personalizing your Home screen ................26 App &...
  • Page 5 ASUS Support......................40 Keeping in touch Call in style ........................41 Dual SIM feature...........................41 Making calls ............................42 Receiving calls ............................44 Other call options ..........................45 Managing multiple calls ........................46 Recording calls .............................46 Managing contacts .....................47 Setting up your profile ........................47 Adding contacts ...........................47 Adding an extension number to a contact number ...............48...
  • Page 6 Zen Everywhere Special Zen Tools ......................78 Flashlight ..............................78 Calculator ...............................79 Quick memo ............................80 Sound Recorder ...........................82 Maintain your Zen Keeping your device up-to-date ................84 Updating your system ........................84 Storage ..............................84 Backup and reset ..........................84 Securing your ASUS Phone ......................85 Appendix Notices .........................88 Index...
  • Page 7: Basics

    Welcome! Explore the intuitive simplicity of ASUS Zen UI! ASUS Zen UI is a charming and intuitive interface exclusively for ASUS Phone. 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.
  • Page 8: Get Your Asus Phone Ready

    • To avoid network connection and battery issues: • DO NOT place a metallic sticker on the antenna area. • DO NOT use a metallic protective frame/case on your ASUS Phone. • D O NOT cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects while using some functions such as making calls or using the mobile data connection. • We recommend that you use ASUS-compatible screen protectors. Using non-ASUS-compatible screen protectors may cause your ASUS Phone's sensor to malfunction. NOTES: • The Nano SIM card slots support GSM, WCDMA, FDD-LTE, and TDD-LTE network bands. • The microSD card slot supports microSD and microSDXC card formats. IMPORTANT! • We do not recommend using a screen protector as it can interfere with the proximity sensor. If you want to use a screen protector, ensure that it does not block the proximity sensor.
  • Page 9 Your ASUS Phone comes with two Nano SIM card slots that allow you to set up and use two mobile network services without having to carry two mobile devices at the same time.
  • Page 10 4. Push the tray to close it. IMPORTANT! Both Nano SIM card slots support 4G/3G/2G network band. But only one Nano SIM card can connect to 4G service at a time. CAUTION! • Do not use sharp tools or solvent on your device to avoid scratches on • Use only a standard Nano SIM card on your ASUS Phone. Removing a Nano SIM card CAUTION: Be extra careful when handling a Nano SIM card. ASUS is not responsible for any loss or damage incurred to your Nano SIM card. To remove a Nano SIM card: 1. Turn off your device. 2. Push a pin into the hole on the Nano SIM card slot to eject the tray out.
  • Page 11: Installing 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. • Do not insert a Nano SIM card into the memory card slot! If a Nano SIM card happens to be inserted into the memory card slot, bring your device to an ASUS-qualified service personnel. To install a memory card: 1. Turn off your device. 2. Push a pin into the hole on the Nano SIM card 2 /microSD card slot to eject the tray out.
  • Page 12: Removing A Memory Card

    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. To remove a memory card: 1. Turn off your device. 2. Push a pin into the hole on the Nano SIM card 2 /microSD card slot to eject the tray out.
  • Page 13 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 USB Type C cable to charge your ASUS Phone. Using a different AC power adapter and cable may damage your device.
  • Page 14 Not Charging Charging Full   NOTES: • Use only the power adapter that came with your device. Using a different power adapter may damage your device. • Using the bundled power adapter and ASUS Phone signal cable to connect your ASUS Phone to a power outlet is the best way to charge your ASUS Phone. • The input voltage range between the wall outlet and this adapter is AC 100V - 240V. The output voltage of the USB Type C cable is +9V 2A, 18W. 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.
  • Page 15 Reverse charging mode (optional): When this mode is selected, your ASUS Phone turns off to provide rapid reverse charging that can output a high speed, high charging current up to 1.5A - depending on the device being charged. In this mode, your ASUS Phone can still monitor the charge levels. When battery power on your ASUS Phone is below 20%, your ASUS Phone automatically turns on and changes to OTG charging mode.
  • Page 16: Sleep Mode

    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.
  • Page 17: Starting For The First Time

    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.
  • Page 18 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. – When not in use, press the power button to put the device in sleep mode.
  • Page 19: Using The Touchscreen

    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.
  • Page 20: Moving Through Pages Or Screens

    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...
  • Page 21: Zooming Out

    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.
  • Page 22: There's No Place Like Home

    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...
  • Page 23 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. Nano SIM card 1 Shows that a Nano SIM card is inserted in Nano SIM card slot 1.
  • Page 24: Quick Settings

    Quick settings 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. NOTE: A blue button indicates that the feature is currently enabled while a gray button indicates a disabled feature.
  • Page 25: System Notifications

    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. 3. Tap to go back and view the current ASUS Quick Settings notification panel.
  • Page 26: Personalizing Your Home Screen

    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.
  • Page 27: Wallpapers

    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. 1.
  • Page 28: Extended 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. Select a wallpaper, then tap Apply. Applying an animated wallpaper To apply an animated wallpaper: 1.
  • Page 29: Setting Up The Date And Time

    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. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:...
  • Page 30: Lock Screen

    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...
  • Page 31: Customizing The Quick Access Buttons

    Customizing the quick access buttons By default, your lock screen includes quick access buttons for these apps: Camera, Phone, and Internet. Change this default settings and customize these buttons to launch other apps on the lock screen using the following steps: 1. Launch Quick settings then tap 2. Scroll down the Settings screen, select Lock screen, then select Quick access. 3. From the Customized quick access field, slide the bar to ON to enable this feature. 4.
  • Page 32: Work Hard, Play Harder

    Chrome. Sign in to your Google account to sync tabs, bookmarks, and browsing history across all your devices. If you don’t have a Google account, register for one. NOTE: For details on creating a Google account, see Gmail. IMPORTANT! Before doing any Internet surfing or Internet-related activities, ensure that your ASUS Phone is connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network. For more details, see Staying connected.
  • Page 33: Sharing Pages

    Clearing the browsing data Clear the browsing data that are temporarily stored in your ASUS Phone to improve the loading performance of your Chrome browser. The browsing data includes browsing history, cache, cookies/site data, saved passwords, and autofill data.
  • Page 34: Gmail

    4. Enter your email address. To create a new Google account, tap Or create a new account. 5. Follow the next steps to sign in to your Google account. NOTE: If you want to set up your work account on your ASUS Phone, ask for the email settings from your network administrator.
  • Page 35: Google Calendar

    Google Calendar Bring your schedule to life and keep track of all your important events or reminders. Events that you create or edit will automatically sync with all Google Calendar versions that you’ve logged into. Creating events To create an event: 1. From the Home screen, tap Google > Calendar. 2. Tap then tap Event. 3. Enter your event name, and select the date and time for the event. You may set the event as an all-day or recurring event. • All-day event: From the All day field, move the slider to the right. • Recurring event: Tap , then select how often you want the event to recur or repeat.
  • Page 36: Creating Reminders

    Creating reminders To create a reminder: 1. From the Home screen, Google > Calendar. then tap Reminder. 2. Tap 3. Enter your reminder name and tap DONE. 3. Set the date and time for the reminder. You may set the event as an all-day or recurring event. • All-day reminder: From the All day field, move the slider to the right.
  • Page 37: Do It Later

    • Popular third-party apps that support Do It Later include Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube, and iMDb. • Not all apps can share and add tasks to Do It Later. Calling later You can set a task to call someone at your convenient time from the Do It Later. To call later: 1. From the Home screen, tap ASUS > Do It Later. 2. Tap then tap 3. Find the contact that you want to call later. Messaging later You can set a task to send a text message at a later time from Do It Later.
  • Page 38: Deleting To-Do Tasks

    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.
  • Page 39: The Cloud

    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.
  • Page 40: Asus Support

    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.
  • Page 41: 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 Nano SIM cards. With this feature, you can enable/disable the Nano SIM cards, or set one as a preferred network.
  • Page 42: Making Calls

    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.
  • Page 43 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. 3. Enter the extension number.
  • Page 44: Receiving Calls

    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.
  • Page 45: Other Call Options

    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. Other call options During an active call, tap and tap any of the possible call options for when a call is in...
  • Page 46: Managing Multiple Calls

    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.
  • Page 47: Managing Contacts

    From your Home screen, do any of the following to launch the Contacts app: • Tap ASUS > Contacts. > Contacts. • Tap Setting up your profile Make your ASUS Phone truly your own and set up your profile info. 1. Launch the Contacts app then tap ME or 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 contacts Add contacts to your device, corporate, Google, or other email accounts and fill in more important contact information such as contact numbers, email addresses, special events for VIPs, and more.
  • Page 48: Adding An Extension Number To A Contact 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: • Insert a comma (,) after the main number, then enter the contact’s extension number. There’ll be a short pause before the extension number is dialed automatically. To extend the pause, insert another comma. • Insert a semi-colon (;) after the main number, then enter the contact’s extension number. When dialing the contact number, you’ll be prompted to confirm the extension number. Tap Yes on the confirmation message. 2. When you’ve completed the info, tap Done. Setting up your VIPs Group your phone contacts as VIPs to get notified about upcoming anniversaries, birthdays, and other important events. You’ll also get alerts about any unread messages or emails, or any missed calls from your VIPs. IMPORTANT! Ensure that you have set up your contacts as phone contacts. For details, see Importing contacts.
  • Page 49: Marking Your Favorite Contacts

    VIPs. • Importing contacts Import your contacts and their respective data from one contact source to your ASUS Phone, email account, or a Nano SIM card. 1. Tap ASUS > Contacts. > Import/Export then select to copy the contacts from the following options: 2. Tap...
  • Page 50: Social Networking With Your Contacts

    Syncing your social network account Sync your social network account to add the social network accounts of your contacts to your ASUS Phone. 1. Do any of the following to launch the Settings app: •...
  • Page 51: Send Messages And More

    Send messages and more Google Messenger Google Messenger, an intuitive and delightful app, lets you send/receive SMS/MMS messages, as well as send group texts, photos, or audio messages. You can add emojis or stickers to your messages, share your location, archive your messages, and easily block SMS senders. You can also take photos or record videos and easily share these files.
  • Page 52: Fun And Entertainment

    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. • Do not insert a cable with electric power output into the audio jack port. • Listening at a high volume for long periods can damage your hearing. NOTES: • We highly recommend to use only compatible headsets or the bundled headset with this device. • Unplugging the audio jack, while listening to music automatically pauses the music played. • Unplugging the audio jack, while watching a video, automatically pauses the video playback.
  • Page 53: Google Play Music

    Sign in to your Google or Gmail account to be able to use Google Play Music. Once you've signed in to your acccount, all music files on your ASUS Phone, including the uploaded or purchased ones from Google Play, are added to your library.
  • Page 54: Your Precious Moments

    Your precious moments Your precious moments Capture moments Launching the Camera app Capture images and record videos using your ASUS Phone’s Camera app. Refer to any of the steps below to open the Camera app. From the lock screen Drag down until the camera app is launched. From the home screen Using Camera for the first time After launching the Camera for the first time, two consecutive features appear to help you get started: Tutorial and Image locations.
  • Page 55: Camera Home Screen

    Camera home 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 Enable or disable the flash function...
  • Page 56: Image 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. Shoot mode Set your shutter speed to Timer mode or change the Burst speed under this option. Focus &...
  • Page 57 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. Focus & exposure Enable Touch auto-exposure under this option. Chapter 6: Your precious moments...
  • Page 58: Advanced Camera Features

    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. Time Rewind After selecting Time Rewind, your shutter starts taking burst shots two seconds before you actually press the shutter button.
  • Page 59: Depth Of Field

    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.
  • Page 60: Smart Remove

    Miniature 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 > Miniature. 1. From the Camera app screen, tap 2. Tap to select your focus area, then use your two fingers to adjust the focus area’s...
  • Page 61: Gif Animation

    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.
  • Page 62: Using The Gallery

    Using the Gallery 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.
  • Page 63: Viewing The Photo Location

    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). To view the details of a photo: > Settings > Location. 1. Turn on the location access from 2. Ensure that you have shared your location to Google Map or Baidu. 3. Launch the Gallery app, and select the photo whose photo details you want to view. 4. Tap the photo then tap Tap to show the photo location details Chapter 6: Your precious moments...
  • Page 64: Sharing Files From The Gallery

    > Delete. 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. 3. Once the image is opened, tap it again to show its functions.
  • Page 65 • 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.
  • Page 66: Using Minimovie

    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.
  • Page 67: Staying Connected

    • 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. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:...
  • Page 68: Connecting To A Wi-Fi Network

    1. On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi to display all detected Wi-Fi networks. 2. Tap a network name to connect to it. For a secured network, you may be prompted to key in a password or other security credentials. NOTES: • Your ASUS Phone automatically reconnects to the network that you connected with previously. • Turn off the Wi-Fi feature when you're not using it to help save battery power. Disabling Wi-Fi To disable Wi-Fi: 1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:...
  • Page 69: Pairing Your Asus Phone To A Bluetooth® Device

    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. 1. On the Settings screen, tap Bluetooth to display all available devices. IMPORTANT! • If the device that you want to pair is not in the list, ensure to enable its Bluetooth feature and is discoverable. • See the user guide that came with your device to learn how to enable its Bluetooth and and set it to discoverable. 2. Tap > Refresh to scan for more Bluetooth devices. 3. In the list of available devices, tap the Bluetooth device that you want to pair with. 4. Ensure that the same passkey show on both devices, then tap Pair. NOTE: Turn off the Bluetooth feature when you're not using it to help save battery power. Unpairing your ASUS Phone from the Bluetooth® device 1. On the Settings screen, tap Bluetooth to display all available and paired devices.
  • Page 70: Tethering

    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.
  • Page 71: Travel And Maps

    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: •...
  • Page 72: Weather Home Screen

    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 Swipe up to see other weather information. Swipe to the left or right to see the weather information of other cities in your location list.
  • Page 73: Clock

    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. • • From your ASUS Phone’s home screen, tap the digital clock display. World Clock to access the world clock settings of your ASUS Phone.
  • Page 74: Alarm 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.
  • Page 75: Timer

    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. Tap this to access the settings of the timer feature.
  • Page 76: Zenlink

    ZenLink ZenLink Knowing ZenLink Stay connected with the ASUS-exclusive ZenLink for maximum productivity. With these ZenLink apps, you can connect with other devices to share and receive files. Your ZenLink comprises of the following apps: Share Link and Remote Link. NOTE: Some of these ZenLink apps may not be available in your ASUS Phone. Share Link 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. Share Link app sends and receives files faster than using Bluetooth. Sharing files 1. From your Home screen, tap ZenLink > Share Link. 2. Tap Send file then select from the options that appear on your screen.
  • Page 77: Receiving Files

    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.
  • Page 78: Zen Everywhere

    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.
  • Page 79: Calculator

    Flashlight menu options Tap this to enable or disable the flashlight mode. Tap this to enable or disable the SOS mode. Tap this icon to toggle between the flashlight’s speed while blinking. Tap this to turn on or turn off the light. Calculator One-swipe and a tap is all it takes to launch your Calculator.
  • Page 80: Quick Memo

    Calculator screen Quick memo Quick memo is a note-taking tool that gives you the freedom to either scribble or type down important notes you need to remember. After creating notes, you can share them via Share Link and social media sites or turn them into memo-it-later tasks. Tap this share or set a memo as a memo-it-later task Tap to add a new page Chapter 10: Zen Everywhere...
  • Page 81 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: > Quick Memo. 1. Tap 2. Select either to scribble or to type down your note.
  • Page 82: Sound Recorder

    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...
  • Page 83 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...
  • Page 84: Maintain Your Zen

    System update window. Storage 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...
  • Page 85: Securing 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.
  • Page 86 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. Chapter 11: Maintain your Zen...
  • Page 87 Setting your ASUS Phone identity 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. To display your ASUS Phone’s identity: 1.
  • Page 88: Appendix

    This device is restricted to indoor use only when operating in the 5150 to 5350 MHz frequency range. For 5GHz WLAN: This equipment may be operated in: Using GPS (Global Positioning System) on your ASUS Phone To use the GPS positioning feature on your ASUS Phone: • Ensure that your device is connected to the Internet before using Google Map or any GPS- enabled apps. • For first-time use of a GPS-enabled app on your device, ensure that you are outdoors to get the best positioning data.
  • Page 89 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...
  • Page 90: Index

    App shortcuts 26 - sharing pages 33 - adding 26 Clock 73 - removing 27 - alarm clock 74 ASUS Phone 8 - launching 73 - chargiing 13 - stopwatch 74 - microSD card - timer 75 - installing 11...
  • Page 91 Gallery 62 Panorama 59 -deleting files 64 - see also Advanced camera features 58 - editing images 64 - posting photos to Calendar event wall 65 - sharing files 64 Quick settings 24 - viewing files from social network or cloud - adding or removing buttons 25 storage 62 - viewing the photo location 63...
  • Page 92 Weather 71 - launching 71 - Weather home screen 72 WebStorage 39 Widgets 26 Wi-Fi 67 - connecting 68 - disabling 68 - enabling 67 ZenLink 76 - see Share Link 76 Zen UI 7...

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