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  • Page 1 User guide.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Types of Messages ..............19 Email ..................19 Gmail ..................21 Message+ .................22 Section 3. Apps ..........23 Managing Applications ............23 Using Recent Apps ............... 32 The Pre-loaded Applications ..........33 Tech Coach for Ellipsis 8 HD Customers ......40...
  • Page 3 Using Camera ................. 43 Using Google Photos ............56 Using Clock ................61 Using Play Store ..............66 Using Maps ................67 Widgets ..................67 Notification Panel ..............70 Section 4. Connections ........72 Wi-Fi...................72 Bluetooth ..................76 Wi-Fi Direct ................80 Tethering ................. 82 Connecting to a Computer ..........
  • Page 4 Section 7. Warranty Information ....162 Warranty Period ..............162 Limited Warranty Statement ..........162 Disclaimer of Warranties; Exclusion of Liability ..163...
  • Page 5: Section 1. Getting Started

    Section 1. Getting Started Understanding this User Guide The sections of this guide generally follow the features of your device: • The safety information beginning on page 87 provides the important information that you should know before using your device. This guide gives navigation instructions according to the default display settings.
  • Page 6 Special Text In this guide, you’ll find text that is set apart from the rest. These are intended to point out important information, share quick methods for activating features, to define terms, and more. The definitions for these methods are as follows: •...
  • Page 7 Text Conventions This guide provides condensed information about how to use your device. To make this possible, the following text conventions are used to represent often-used steps: Arrows are used to represent the  sequence of selecting successive options in longer, or repetitive, procedures. For example: “From the Home screen, tap Apps ...
  • Page 8: Front

    Front Front camera Speaker Home Recent apps Back Front Camera: Take pictures and record videos. Speaker: Emit sound.
  • Page 9: Back

    Back Microphones Rear camera microSD card slot SIM card slot USB/Charger port Headset jack USB/Charger Port: Charge or sync music and files by connecting the provided USB cable.
  • Page 10 CAUTION: • Use only an approved charger to charge your tablet. Improper handling of the charging port, as well as the use of an incompatible charger, may cause damage to your device and void the warranty. • Your tablet is equipped with an internal rechargeable battery that is non-removable.
  • Page 11: Sides

    Sides Power/Lock button microSD card slot SIM card slot Volume buttons Nano SIM Card Slot: Contain the 4G LTE SIM card (pre-installed).
  • Page 12: Volume Buttons

    NOTE: • Your tablet only supports nano SIM cards. The nano SIM card should come pre-installed in your device. The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Nano SIM Card is compatible with any Verizon Wireless 4G LTE certified device that uses the same size nano SIM card.
  • Page 13: Charge The Tablet

    Charge the Tablet Before turning on your tablet, charge it fully. Be sure to use the charger that came with your tablet. 1. Connect one end of the USB cable to the USB/ charger port of your tablet. 2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the charger.
  • Page 14: Memory Card

    Memory Card The device supports up to 128GB microSD memory cards. The microSD card is sold separately. The manufacturer does not guarantee the product’s compatibility with microSD cards from all providers. 1. With the tablet facing down, open the microSD card slot cover.
  • Page 15: Turning Your Tablet On/Off

    Turning Your Tablet On/Off • To turn your tablet on, press and hold the Power/Lock button until the screen lights up. • To turn your tablet off, press and hold the Power/Lock button until the tablet options are shown. Tap Power off. Unlocking the Screen 1.
  • Page 16: Setup Wizard

    Setup Wizard The Setup Wizard will launch when you start using the device for the very first time, which will guide you through the required basic settings of the tablet. Complete the Setup Wizard to choose your preferred language, activate network connection, set up your account, and more.
  • Page 17: Setting Up Your Google Account

     Accounts  Add account. Tap one of the options and enter your email address, password, and any other necessary information. • Cloud is for registering your Verizon account before using Verizon Cloud. • Exchange is for Exchange server work email accounts.
  • Page 18: Setting Up Social Networking Accounts

    Setting Up Social Networking Accounts You can use social networking sites, such as Facebook or Twitter over web browser or by downloading the respective app to your tablet. To download and start using the app, do the following: 1. From the Home screen, tap or tap Apps ...
  • Page 19: Section 2. Messaging

    Google’s web-based email. • Message+: Send and receive text, picture and video messages seamlessly from your phone, tablet or the web using your Verizon Wireless phone number. NOTE: Depends on your network and service plan, some of the Messaging service may not be available. For more information, please contact Verizon Wireless service center.
  • Page 20 From the Home screen, you can also tap Apps  Settings  Accounts  Add account, and then select your email provider and follow the onscreen instructions to set up your email account. Composing Email 1. From the Home screen, tap Email 2.
  • Page 21: Gmail

    Synchronizing Your Email Account You can refresh your account to update your device from the servers. 1. From the Home screen, tap Email 2. Swipe down to refresh. Change Email Account Settings You can use Account settings to change your email account settings.
  • Page 22: Message

    Message+ Verizon Messages allows you to send and receive text, picture and video messages seamlessly from your phone, tablet or the web using your Verizon Wireless phone number. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Message+...
  • Page 23: Section 3. Apps

    Section 3. Apps Managing Applications The Apps screen holds all applications installed on your tablet. Applications that you download and install from Play Store or from the web are displayed on the Apps screen. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps 2.
  • Page 24 • Open an app: Tap its icon to launch the app. • Place an app shortcut on the Home screen: Tap and hold the app icon, slide your finger, and lift your finger to drop the icon in place on the desired home screen page. TIP: To remove the shortcut of the app from the Home screen, tap &...
  • Page 25 Downloading and Installing New Apps From the Home screen, tap Play Store to find new apps. Browse the app stores and follow the prompts to download and install apps on your tablet. Uninstalling Apps You can remove apps that you have downloaded and installed on your device.
  • Page 26 2. From the Apps screen, tap and hold the app’s icon then drag it to the Home screen.
  • Page 27 Organizing the App Shortcuts Once you create many app shortcuts on your Home screen, you can organize the desktop by moving or deleting the existing app shortcut. You can also create a “folder” to manage these app shortcuts. • Moving the app shortcut Tap and hold the app shortcut until it displays as movable mode, and then drag it to the place you want.
  • Page 28 You can also move the app shortcut to a different screen. Tap and hold the app shortcut until it displays as movable mode, and then drag it to the edge of the current screen. Wait for awhile and the screen will switch to the next home screen automatically.
  • Page 29 • Creating app folder Once you create many app shortcuts on your Home screen, you can create “folder” to manage the app shortcuts. To make a new folder on your Home screen, stack one app on top of another. 1. On the Home Screen, tap and drag an app shortcut onto another app shortcut until a white circle appears.
  • Page 30 2. You can add multiple apps in your folder by repeating step 1. 3. To open the folder, tap on the folder icon. 4. From the opened folder, you can: • Tap the app shortcut to launch the application. • Tap Unnamed Folder to change the folder name.
  • Page 31 Viewing App Info While creating a shortcut for the app, you can view the detailed app information. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps 2. While holding an app on the Apps screen, the App info will appear on the top of the Home Screen.
  • Page 32: Using Recent Apps

    Using Recent Apps The Recent Apps screen displays a list of app shortcuts based from your recently launched apps. You can also use this screen to go back to or switch between the apps you recently launched. To access the Recent Apps screen: 1.
  • Page 33: The Pre-Loaded Applications

    3. From the Recent Apps list, you can: • Tap on the app you want to launch. • To remove the app from the list, swipe it left or right. • To clear the list, tap Clear All. The Pre-loaded Applications From the Home screen, tap Apps to display the pre-loaded apps.
  • Page 34 The Clock also provides you with the alarm, timer, and stopwatch functions. Cloud Verizon Cloud allows you to back up your contacts, photos, videos, music, documents, and text and media messages to secure cloud storage. Contacts Contacts allows you to create a new contact and...
  • Page 35 Docs Docs allows you to create, edit, or share documents and work together with others. Downloads Files, apps, and other items that you have downloaded from the Web, Gmail, Email, or in other ways, are stored in your device’s internal storage. Use Downloads to view, reopen, or delete what you have downloaded.
  • Page 36 Google Google allows you to search the web, or applications, contacts and music stored on your device. Hangouts The instant messaging and video chat platform developed by Google, Hangouts, will let you reach friends easily and happily. Help You can get information about using your device, including videos, useful tips, and other information.
  • Page 37 NOTE: You can use My Verizon Mobile free of charge. You will not incur any airtime or megabyte charges when you use My Verizon Mobile in the national Enhanced Service Area.
  • Page 38 Play Music Play Music lets you shop for millions of songs from your favorite artists, including hundreds of free tracks from the biggest names in Rock, Pop, Hip- Hop, and more. Play Newsstand Play Newsstand enables you to subscribe to the news and magazines you are interested and build your very own newsroom on your device.
  • Page 39 Tech Coach agents help to optimize your new device for your mobile lifestyle. For more information, refer to the “Tech Coach for Ellipsis 8 HD Customers” section. Voice Search Voice Search allows you to search the web and access things on your device just by speaking.
  • Page 40: Tech Coach For Ellipsis 8 Hd Customers

    • The Tech Coach service is powered by highly skilled, U.S.-based technicians who are standing by to provide comprehensive, premium technical support for the Ellipsis 8 HD device and any app, service, or smart accessory it connects with. • From initial device set-up and troubleshooting, to...
  • Page 41 – based on topics that are relevant to you. • Tech Coaches are able to remotely connect to your Ellipsis 8 HD – and even remotely draw on your screen – to explain features and capabilities of your device.
  • Page 42 • For quick access to Tech Coach right from your Ellipsis 8 HD tablet, simply: - Tap the Ask Tech Coach widget on your tablet’s home screen and tap Call ( ) or Chat ( ), or - From any screen, pull down from the top of...
  • Page 43: Using Camera

    Using Camera The Camera app allows you to take pictures and record videos using your device. To launch Camera, tap Camera Taking Pictures After launching Camera, the image from the camera lens will be displayed on the screen. Follow the instructions below to take a picture: •...
  • Page 44 screen orientation and the onscreen menu/ function icons will adjust depending on how you are holding the device. • You can use the screen display as a viewfinder. To compose your picture, aim the camera at the subject. • Use the onscreen menu icons or tap to set up the camera, including changing image settings, selecting the banding filter, and more.
  • Page 45 Onscreen Controls On the camera screen, the onscreen controls allow you to take the picture and change the camera settings. Countdown timer Settings Camera switch Focus frame Viewfinder Shutter (photo) Shutter (video) Mode selection • Shutter: Tap to take a picture or tap record a video.
  • Page 46 Panorama mode, and Color effect mode. NOTE: • In Automatic mode, the images are captured with the camera default settings. • In HDR mode, the camera captures multiple pictures at a variety of different exposures in a quick cycle and then combines those pictures together for better color and brightness balance.
  • Page 47 • Settings: Tap to change the camera settings. • Camera switch: Switch between front and rear camera. Taking Selfie 1. From the Home screen, tap Camera 2. Tap to switch to the front camera. 3. Tap to take the shot. NOTE: •...
  • Page 48 • To use the selfie camera function directly from the locked screen, tap and swipe the screen upwards to enter the Selfie mode. • You can also take a selfie with or without the flash. Tap to enable the flash. To disable the flash, simply tap . Selfie with Flash Selfie without Flash...
  • Page 49 Quick Selfie Modes Quick Selfie Modes allows you to open the camera in preset selfie mode with flash off, flash on, self- timer on (3 seconds by default), or HDR mode. NOTE: • Each quick selfie mode will open the Camera app automatically.
  • Page 50 Selfie with Flash Selfie without Flash Selfie with Self-Timer Selfie in HDR Mode...
  • Page 51 3. Use one of the following methods to take the shot: • Tap • Press Volume down or Volume up button on the right side of the tablet. Recording Videos 1. From the Home screen, tap Camera 2. Tap to start recording. 3.
  • Page 52 • Tap to take a photo. • Tap to pause the recording. Tap resume. 4. Tap to stop recording. Taking Panorama Shots 1. From the Home screen, tap Camera 2. Tap and select Panorama ( ) to switch to Panorama mode. 3.
  • Page 53 4. Move the device slowly towards the desired shooting direction. The device automatically starts shooting when it detects the panorama direction. 5. When the shooting guide reaches the end of the shooting point, the shooting ends. You can also manually stop the shooting by tapping Configure the Camera Settings to enter the Settings menu.
  • Page 54: Video Mode

    Menu Option Description Settings menu options Anti Banding Configure the anti-banding settings. Picture quality Set the image quality. Select the desired ISO sensitivity level. Exposure Adjust the proper exposure level to fix the overall brightness of the image. Set the setting to On to enable the face Face detection function.
  • Page 55: General Settings

    General Settings Menu Option Description GPS location Select ON to enable to include the location of the captured picture or recorded video. Shutter Sound Select ON to enable the shutter sound. Grid line Select ON to display the grid lines to help composition when taking the photo.
  • Page 56: Using Google Photos

    Menu Option Description White Balance Set the white balance setting. Available options: • Incandescent: Set this option to take the picture or record the video under incandescent lighting. • Fluorescent: Set this option to take the picture or record the video under fluorescent lighting.
  • Page 57 To open Google Photos: 1. From the Home screen, tap Google Photos 2. Tap and sign in to your Google account to personalize the gallery. Google Photos’ Tabs The images in Google Photos are organized by the individual photos under Photos tab or by albums under Albums tab.
  • Page 58 • Search your photos to search for an image by its name. • to access more options: - Select... to select images for sharing, adding to different albums, creating a movie, animation, collage, or deletion. (Under Photos tab only) - Layout to change the layout of the displayed images.
  • Page 59 • Tap to access the menu options: Menu Option Description Slideshow View a slideshow of all recorded files. Loop video (for Check to allow continuous video playback. video only) Add to album Select to create an album or to add a photo or video to an existing album.
  • Page 60 • Tap (Photo Editor) to display the tools, allowing you to edit or apply an effect to the picture. - Tap to configure image settings, such as automatic touch-up, light, color, pop, and vignette. - Tap to adjust image color tone. - Tap to crop or rotate the image.
  • Page 61: Using Clock

    Using Clock The Clock app displays the current time, can be used to set alarm(s), and more. Opening Clock Do one of the following to open the Clock: • Tap the clock area on the Home screen; or • From the Home screen, tap Apps ...
  • Page 62 You can also add the Analog Clock widget to your tablet’s Home screen. Tap the analog clock icon to open the Clock app. Setting an Alarm To set an alarm, do the following: 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps ...
  • Page 63 4. To set the time, slide the pointer, and tap OK. 5. To set repeat mode, check Repeat checkbox and select the desired week days. 6. To set the ringtone, tap the Ringtone icon ( ), and select the alarm sound. Then tap OK to confirm.
  • Page 64 3. Enter the time you want, and then tap 4. When the timer is running, you can add an additional minute, pause the timer, or delete the current timer. NOTE: The timer beeps when the time is up.
  • Page 65 Using the Stopwatch 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Clock 2. Tap the Stopwatch icon ( ) on the top of the screen. 3. Tap to start the stopwatch. • To record a lap while the watch is running, tap the icon.
  • Page 66: Using Play Store

    4. If you want to pause the stopwatch, tap • To reset the stopwatch, tap the icon. 5. To share your results, tap the Share icon ( ). Using Play Store Play Store lets you access lots of fun games and apps using your Google account.
  • Page 67: Using Maps

    Using Maps You can use Google Maps to view and find places, establishments and get directions. You can also check your current location and share the information with others. Accessing Google Maps  Maps 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps ...
  • Page 68 Adding a Widget on the Home Screen 1. From the Home screen, tap and hold the screen. 2. Tap WIDGETS. You can swipe your finger up or down to browse more widgets.
  • Page 69 3. Tap and hold the selected widget, then drag it to the Home screen. NOTE: You may be prompted to perform additional tasks such as permission, registration, or activation before you can use a selected widget. If there is not enough space on the screen where you placed the widget, the widget will not be added to the screen.
  • Page 70: Notification Panel

    Notification Panel The notification panel displays the battery status, date/time, network signal, and notifications. It also provides shortcuts to different device settings. Opening the notification panel • Tap and slide the status bar downwards. Opening the panel using Opening the panel using 1 finger 2 fingers •...
  • Page 71 Quick Settings menu Tap the desired icon to enable/disable the function or access the respective setting/application. Battery status Settings User Time/ Brightness Date Bluetooth Wi-Fi Mobile Network Hotspot signal Airplane mode Do not distrub Cast Location Auto rotate Ask Tech Calculator Coach Screenshot...
  • Page 72: Section 4. Connections

    Section 4. Connections You can use your device to connect to the Internet and to other devices. This section lets you learn how to use connection features of the device, including Wi-Fi, VPN, Bluetooth, and more. Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is a term used for certain types of wireless local area networks, which lets you access the Internet through a wireless connection.
  • Page 73 2. Tap the Wi-Fi switch from Off to On 3. When you turn Wi-Fi service on, the device will automatically scan for available wireless networks. 4. From the list of the available wireless networks, choose a Wi-Fi to connect. • If you choose an Open network, you will be automatically connected to the network.
  • Page 74 5. When your device is connected to a wireless network, the Wi-Fi icon ( ) will appear in the status bar indicating the signal strength (number of bands that light up). 6. The next time your device connects to a previously accessed secured wireless network, you will not be prompted to enter the key again, unless you reset your device to its factory...
  • Page 75 5. Tap SAVE to apply the settings. Checking Connection Status You can check the current wireless connection status from one of the following: • When your device is connected to a wireless network, the Wi-Fi icon ( ) will appear in the status bar, showing the signal strength (number of bands that light up).
  • Page 76: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology that allows Bluetooth-enabled devices to exchange information over a distance of about 30 feet (10 meters) without requiring a physical connection. Turning Bluetooth On 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings ...
  • Page 77: Bluetooth Profiles

    Bluetooth Mode Bluetooth on your device operates in two different modes: • On: Bluetooth is turned on, and all other Bluetooth- enabled devices can detect your device. • Off (default): Bluetooth is turned off. You cannot send/receive data using Bluetooth. Bluetooth Profiles Bluetooth profiles are specifications for services supported by individual devices.
  • Page 78 • Personal Area Network: PAN profile supports connections between multiple Bluetooth devices. Pairing Bluetooth Devices Before you can send/receive data using Bluetooth, you need to establish trusted connections between your device and the other Bluetooth devices. Follow the steps to pair your device with another Bluetooth device: 1.
  • Page 79 passkeys, or the device will automatically pair. Unpairing the Bluetooth Devices Unpairing a device from the Bluetooth devices list removes its connection record. You will need to complete all the settings of pairing again to re- connect the devices. Follow the steps to unpair your device with another Bluetooth device: 1.
  • Page 80: Wi-Fi Direct

    Bluetooth Settings 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Bluetooth. 2. Tap the Bluetooth switch from Off to On 3. Tap to display the settings menu, including: • Refresh: Tap this option to scan again for nearby Bluetooth enabled devices. •...
  • Page 81 with other Wi-Fi Direct devices. Turning Wi-Fi Direct On or Off 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  WiFi. 2. Tap the Wi-Fi switch from Off to On Then tap to display the settings menu. 3. Tap Advanced  Wi-Fi Direct. Connecting to Wi-Fi Direct Devices 1.
  • Page 82: Tethering

    3. In the scanned list, tap a device to connect with it, or tap Multi-connect to connect to multiple devices (not all devices support multi-connect). 4. Follow the prompts on both devices to complete the connection. Tethering Your device features Tethering allowing you to share your device mobile data network connection with other devices via USB or Bluetooth.
  • Page 83 USB Tethering You can use USB tethering to share your tablet’s network connection with another device that connects to your tablet via USB cable. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  More. 2. Connect the other device to your tablet via USB cable.
  • Page 84: Connecting To A Computer

    2. On the Bluetooth tethering option, tap the Bluetooth tethering switch from Off to On to enable this function. NOTE: Tethering consumes battery power and increases your data usage. Roaming while using tethering will incur extra data charges. Connecting to a Computer You can connect your tablet to a Windows computer through a USB cable.
  • Page 85 tap the USB connection notification. 3. Select a connection method: • Charging: Charge the device only. • File Transfer (MTP): Transfer media files with Windows, or using Android file transfer on a Mac (see www.android.com/ filetransfer). • Photo Transfer (PTP): Transfer photos using camera software, and transfer files to computers that do not support MTP.
  • Page 86 4. Transfer files to the tablet. When finished, you can disconnect the USB cable. NOTE: When you connect your tablet to a computer via USB cable, the data connection takes precedence over charging, and the tablet will only charge when it is turned off.
  • Page 87: Section 5. Settings

    Section 5. Settings More Wireless and Network Settings This section teaches you how to control your tablet’s wireless connections. Wi-Fi Set up and manage Wireless Access Points (WAPs). Your tablet supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ Turning Wi-Fi On or Off From the Home screen, tap Apps ...
  • Page 88 Wi-Fi settings You can set up and manage connections to Wi-Fi networks. This device complies 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wireless standard that supports both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz bands. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Wi-Fi to display the Wi-Fi list, and then you can: •...
  • Page 89 Advanced Wi-Fi settings From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Wi-Fi   Advanced to display the advanced settings screen for the following options: • Show Wi-Fi popups: Check if you want to see a popup message about Wi-Fi availability while opening apps.
  • Page 90 • Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: You can specify whether to automatically turn off Wi-Fi when the backlight goes out and the tablet locks. This option can affect the behavior of devices you connect to your tablet, such as when tethering or using your tablet as a mobile hotspot.
  • Page 91: Mobile Hotspot

    • MAC address: This option displays your device unique identifier, used when connecting to Wi-Fi, or when other devices connect to your tablet via Wi-Fi (not configurable). • IP address: This option displays your device IP (internet Protocol) address (not configurable). Mobile Hotspot You can use Mobile Hotspot to share your tablet’s mobile data network connection with a PC or other...
  • Page 92 Roaming while using your device as a mobile hotspot will incur extra data charges. Using mobile hotspot may require a subscription to Mobile Hotspot/Mobile Broadband Connect service. For more information, contact Verizon Wireless. Configure Mobile Hotspot 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps ...
  • Page 93 • Security: Select the security type. • Password: Set the password that user will need to enter it on the device that you are connecting to the hotspot with. NOTE: Check the Show password check box to reveal the password. 3.
  • Page 94 • Rename this device: Tap this option to display your device default name. You can change the device name. • Show received files: This option displays a list of files transferred to your tablet from other devices via Bluetooth. Data Usage You can control your device connection to mobile data service, and monitor your data usage.
  • Page 95 Data usage is measured by your device. Your service provider may account for usage differently, so you may want to consider using a conservative limit. Contact Verizon customer support or use My Verizon Mobile for more accurate data usage. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps ...
  • Page 96 Viewing data usage by app or process 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Data usage. 2. Tap  Show Wi-Fi to display the status of using mobile data service. Tap a process or app to see data usage for the process or app, and to configure specific settings.
  • Page 97 Managing data usage 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Data usage. 2. Tap to display the settings menu, including: • Restrict background data: Tap this option to restrict background mobile data. If this function is enabled, some apps and services will not work unless you are connected to Wi-Fi.
  • Page 98 • Display in GB: Tap this option to display your data usage for the current cycle in GB. In this mode, tap Display in MB to display your data usage for the current cycle in MB. Airplane Mode When you are in an airplane or in the area where data transferring is not allowed, enable the Airplane mode.
  • Page 99 You can set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). You must set pattern, PIN or password screen lock before setting up a VPN. If you have not yet set a screen lock, you will be prompted to do so the first time you launch VPN. To add a VPN: 1.
  • Page 100 You can set options for roaming, networks and Access Point Names. Depending on your service plan, the changes you make to Mobile Networks settings may incur extra charges. Consult Verizon Wireless for more information. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps ...
  • Page 101: Device

    View Verizon Account You can launch any type of browser application to view information and manage your Verizon account. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  More  View Verizon Account. Device Configure device settings in this section.
  • Page 102 Adaptive Brightness When this function is enabled, your device will automatically adjust the screen brightness depending on the surrounding light conditions. NOTE: Adaptive brightness is enabled by default. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Display. 2. On the Adaptive brightness option, tap the switch from On to Off to disable this...
  • Page 103 3. Select a picture or wallpaper, then follow the onscreen instructions to set it as the background. TIP: You can also set wallpaper from the Home screen. Tap and hold on the Home screen, then select WALLPAPERS from the Home screen menu. Live Wallpapers Photos...
  • Page 104 Wallpapers Sleep You can set the length of delay between the last button press or screen touch and the automatic screen timeout (dim, then lock). 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Display  Daydream. 2. Tap the switch from Off to On enable the function.
  • Page 105 3. Select the desired setting. Press power button twice for camera You can quickly open the camera without unlocking the screen. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Display  Press power button twice for camera. 2. Tap the switch from Off to On enable the function.
  • Page 106 Daydream You can specify what the screen displays when your device is docked or while charging. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Display  Daydream. 2. Tap the switch from Off to On enable the function. 3.
  • Page 107 2. Select the desired font size. Your setting is automatically saved. When Device is Rotated Use this function to allow the screen orientation changes automatically when you rotate the device. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Display  When device is rotated. 2.
  • Page 108 Cast Use this function to display your device screen on a TV. NOTE: The TV needs to support Miracast. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Display  Cast. 2. Select the desired device to connect. Sound and Notification Sound You can set default volume for music, video, games, and other media, alarms, notifications, and system...
  • Page 109 • Media • Alarm • Notification Do Not Disturb In this mode, your tablet is muted so that it does not make any sounds or vibrate. However, you can modify the interruption settings, by selecting the priority interruptions and configure interruption schedules.
  • Page 110 Set Automatic Rules 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Sound & notification Do not disturb  Automatic rules. 2. Select the rule category between Weekend, Weeknight, and Event. 3. Tap the switch from Off to On enable the category.
  • Page 111 NOTE: Tap to delete the rule. Notification Ringtone You can select a default ringtone for message and other notifications. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Sound & notification  Default notification ringtone. 2. Select the desired ringtone.
  • Page 112 3. When done, tap OK. NOTE: To configure the notification settings, select When device is locked, App notifications, or Notification access option and set the desired settings. Do Not Disturb Access Tap Do not Disturb access to view a list of apps that have been granted for do not disturb access .
  • Page 113 Charging Sound When you enable the Charging sounds function, tones play when the USB cable is plugged in or removed from the tablet. NOTE: Charging sounds is enabled by default. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Sound & notification  Other sounds.
  • Page 114 2. On the Touch sounds option, tap the touch sounds switch from On to Off disable tones. NOTE: To enable the keyboard/typing sound, go to Language & input > Google Keyboard > Preferences > Sound on keypress and set the switch from Off Storage You can monitor usage for your tablet’s internal memory, and for installed memory cards (sold...
  • Page 115 Under Device storage, you can view the total space and available space on the device. 2. Tap Internal storage to view the internal storage usage by system, apps, images, videos, audio, other, and cached data. NOTE: Tap Explore to view the internal storage content. ...
  • Page 116 2. Do one of the following: • Tap SD card to view the memory card content. • Tap to unmount the memory card for safe removal. Battery You can view the battery status or enable the battery saver or optimization function. 1.
  • Page 117 2. The remaining battery power is displayed on the screen. Do one of the following: • Tap  Battery saver  On to enable the battery saver function. NOTE: - When the battery saver is enabled, it will reduce your device’s performance, location services, and most background data in order to extend the battery life.
  • Page 118 Application Manager You can use Application manager to manage applications on your device. You can download and install applications from Play Store, from other sources, or create applications using the Android SDK and install them on your device. Manage Apps You can manage and remove applications from your device.
  • Page 119 Configure Apps 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Application manager  2. Do any of the following: • App permission: Set app access permission for different permission categories, such as body sensors, calendar, camera, contacts, location, microphone, phone, SMS, storage, and additional permissions.
  • Page 120 system settings. • Battery optimization: Enable or disable the battery optimization an app. Apps Settings 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Application manager  . 2. Do any of the following: • Show system: View all the system apps. Tap the app in the list for modifying its parameters.
  • Page 121 APPS at the popup message to reset preferences. • Uninstall apps: Select the apps you want to uninstall and tap UNINSTALL. NOTE: To select all apps for uninstallation, tap SELECT ALL. • Memory: View average memory usage and memory usage by apps. Tablet Users 1.
  • Page 122: Personal

    user uses your account with the restricted access to the apps and content. Personal Location You can select how your tablet determines its location. Configure Location Mode 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Location. 2. Tap the switch from On to Off to switch off the location function.
  • Page 123 • Battery saving: Use your Wi-Fi and cellular networks to determine the location. • Device only: Use only the built-in GPS to determine the location. Security Device Security 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Security. 2. Tap any of the following: •...
  • Page 124 - PIN: Enter a numeric PIN (Personal Identification Number), which you create, to unlock your tablet. Follow the onscreen instructions to save the PIN. - Password: Enter an alphanumeric password, which you create, to unlock your tablet. Follow the onscreen instructions to save the password.
  • Page 125 • Power button instantly locks: Switch on to instantly lock the Power/Lock button, except when kept unlocked by Smart Lock. • Lock screen message: Enter a lock screen message. • Smart Lock: This options becomes available after you set a screen lock. You can set your tablet unlocked when it is safe with you.
  • Page 126 • Set up SIM card lock: Lock SIM card and require PIN to use tablet. • Make password visible: Switch on to reveal passwords. • Device administrators: Select the device administrators. NOTE: Available administrators depend on the accounts you have set up. •...
  • Page 127 have trusted certificates installed. • Trust agents: View or deactivate trust agents. • Screen pinning: Select ON to lock the device temporarily in a specific app. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up screen pinning. • Apps with usage access: Permit usage access for a specific app that tracks what other apps you are using, how frequently as well as track the carrier, language settings,...
  • Page 128 Accounts You can manage accounts, including your Google, social networking, cloud server, and Email accounts. Adding an Account 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Accounts  Add account. 2. Select an account type. Then follow the onscreen instructions to log in to the account and complete setup.
  • Page 129 Language and Input You can select a language for your device screens, and configure other input options. Language 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Language & input. 2. Tap Language. 3. Select a language from the list. Spell Checker 1.
  • Page 130 5. Select Google Spell Checker or Indic English spell checker to lookup contact names when running a spell checker. Personal Dictionary 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Language & input. 2. Tap Personal dictionary. 3. Do the following: •...
  • Page 131 • To delete a word: Select the word to delete and tap DELETE. Keyboards and Input Methods 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Language & input  Current Keyboard. 2. Tap CHOOSE KEYBOARDS. 3. Select a default text entry mode. Google Keyboard 1.
  • Page 132 • Languages: Select languages for the keyboard. • Theme: Select this option to set the keyboard theme or show the keyboard border. • Text correction: Select this option to display suggested words while typing, use the previous word in making suggestions, learn from Google apps and services and your typed data to improve suggestions, allow the spacebar and punctuation to automatically...
  • Page 133 Contact for suggestions, or allow double tap on the spacebar to insert a period followed by a space at the end of a sentence. • Gesture typing: Enable this option to input a word by sliding through the letters, see the gesture trail, delete word by sliding left from the delete key, or move the cursor by sliding across the space bar.
  • Page 134 2. Configure the following: • Languages: Select language(s). • “Ok Google” detection: Enable the From the Google app function to start a voice search from the Google app. You can also enable the From any screen function to let the system respond to your voice when the screen is on or the device is charging.
  • Page 135 • Offline speech recognition: Select this option to manage the downloaded languages. • Block offensive words: When you enable this option, the system will automatically hide recognized offensive voice results. • Bluetooth headset: When you enable this option, you can record audio through the Bluetooth headset if available.
  • Page 136 • Language: Select this option to choose a language for text readout. • Settings for Google Text-to-speech Engine: Select the respective option check box to enable auto-updates voices or download voices data using only Wi-Fi. • Install voice data: Select this option to install the voice data required for speech synthesis.
  • Page 137 Mouse/trackpad You can configure the cursor speed. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Language & input. 2. Tap Pointer speed. Drag the slider to set the speed, and then tap OK to confirm the setting. Back Up and Reset Back Up My Data and Account You can enable or disable backup of your current settings and application data to the Google server...
  • Page 138 3. Tap Back account to set the backup account. Automatic Restore When you enable this option, the system will restore backed up settings when you reinstall an application. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Backup & reset. 2.
  • Page 139 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Backup & reset. 2. Tap Factory data reset  RESET TABLET to erase all data on your tablet. NOTE: Factory Data Reset can take up to 15 minutes to complete.
  • Page 140: System

    System Date and Time By default, your tablet receives date and time information from the wireless network. When you are outside network coverage, you may want to set date and time information manually using the date and time settings. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps ...
  • Page 141 option, your tablet receives the time zone from the wireless network. • Set date: When the Automatic date & time setting is disabled, you can set the current date manually. Tap OK to save the setting. • Set time: When the Automatic date & time setting is disabled, you can set the current time manually.
  • Page 142 3. Tap the switch from from Off to On enable this function. 4. A pop-out message appears, tap OK to start using TalkBack. When you activate TalkBack, spoken feedback starts immediately. As you navigate your tablet, TalkBack describes your actions and alerts you of notifications.
  • Page 143 Captions The device will display subtitles where available. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Accessibility. 2. Tap Captions. 3. Tap the switch from from Off to On enable this function. 4. Configure the following settings: • Language: This option allows you to specify the language in which you want captions to appear.
  • Page 144 3. Tap the switch from from Off to On enable this function. Large Text When this function is enabled, it increases the text size on your device to the largest available. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings ...
  • Page 145 Auto-rotate Screen When this function is enabled, the screen orientation changes automatically when you rotate your device. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Accessibility. 2. On the Auto-rotate screen option, tap the switch from On to Off to disable this function.
  • Page 146 Speak Passwords When this function is enabled, characters entered in password fields are read out by your device. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Accessibility. 2. On the Speak passwords option, tap the switch from Off to On to enable this function.
  • Page 147 Touch & Hold Delay This option allows you to adjust the amount of time required for your device to notice that you are touching an object on the screen. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  Accessibility. 2.
  • Page 148 3. Tap the switch from Off to On enable this function. 4. On the Correction mode option, select the desired color correction mode. Printing You can print photos or documents from your device, via Wi-Fi, to a compatible printer (not included).
  • Page 149  Add printer to add a wireless printer. NOTE: Tap System Updates You can check for any available software updates and view the currrent software and configuration versions. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  System updates. 2.
  • Page 150 About Tablet You can view information about your tablet, including status, legal information, hardware and software version. 1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  Settings  About tablet. 2. Select an option to view the details: • Status: This option display the battery, network and other status information.
  • Page 151 • Kernel version: This option displays the kernel version of your tablet. • Build number: This option displays your tablet build number. • Software version: This option displays the software version of your tablet. • Hardware version: This option displays the hardware version of your tablet.
  • Page 152: Section 6. Health And Safety Information

    Section 6. Health and Safety Information This section outlines the safety precautions associated with using the device. Important Safety Precautions Please read the safety and operation instructions before using your device or any accessories that came with it. Retain these instructions for future use. •...
  • Page 153 • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations prohibit using the radio of wireless devices while in the air. Turn off all wireless connections on your device before boarding an aircraft. Using your device on an aircraft might affect aircraft instrumentation, communication, and performance;...
  • Page 154: Additional Safety Guidelines

    Additional Safety Guidelines About Charging • Use only the charger supplied with your device. Use of another type of charger will result in malfunction and/or danger. • Do not use the charger in a high moisture environment. Never touch the charger when your hands or feet are wet. •...
  • Page 155: Caring For Your Device

    Requirements for Battery System Compliance to IEEE 1725. Use of an unqualified battery or charger may present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard. Do not short circuit a battery or allow metallic conductive objects to contact battery terminals. Replace the battery only with another battery that has been qualified with the system per this standard, IEEE-Std-1725.
  • Page 156 • Keep your device away from excessive moisture and extreme temperatures. • Do not place anything on top of your device or drop objects on your device. • Do not drop your device or subject it to severe shock. • Do not subject your device to sudden and severe temperature changes.
  • Page 157: Federal Communication Commission Interference

    • Do not use alcohol or any abrasive material when cleaning the accessories. • Do not expose the accessories to extreme heat or direct sunlight for prolonged periods. • Store the accessories in a cool and dry place. Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 158: Rf Exposure Information (Sar)

    • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. FCC Caution: Any Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user‘s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 159 the actual SAR level of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value. This is because the device is designed to operate at multiple power levels so as to use only the poser required to reach the network. In general, the closer you are to a wireless base station antenna, the lower the power output.
  • Page 160 §15.19 (a)(3) 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. §15.21 Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user‘s...
  • Page 161: Weee

    • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. WEEE This device must not be disposed of as normal household waste, in accordance with the EU directive for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE - 2002/96/EC).
  • Page 162: Section 7. Warranty Information

    Section 7. Warranty Information Warranty Period The manufacture warrants this device is free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for twelve (12) months commencing upon the date of purchase by the first consumer purchaser. If proof of purchase cannot be provided, the manufacture date as recorded by manufacture based upon the serial number will be deemed to be the start of Warranty Period.
  • Page 163: Disclaimer Of Warranties; Exclusion Of Liability

    During the warranty period, manufacture will, at its sole option,(using new or refurbished replacement parts), repair any defective devices. Repaired devices will be warranted for a period equal to the remainder of the original Limited Warranty on the original device or for NINETY (90) days, whichever is longer.
  • Page 164 Manufacture is not liable for performance issues or incompatibilities caused by your editing of registry settings, or your modification of operating system software. Using custom operating system software may cause your device and applications to work improperly. Your carrier may not permit users to download certain software, such as custom OS.
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