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  • Page 1 User Guide.
  • Page 2 Circumstances may arise where because of a default on ASUS’ part or other liability, you are entitled to recover damages from ASUS. In each such instance, regardless of the basis on which you are entitled to claim damages from ASUS, ASUS is liable for no more than damages for bodily injury (including death) and damage to real property and tangible personal property;...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Removing a memory card ........................10 Installing a nano SIM card ........................11 Removing a nano SIM card ......................12 Charging your ASUS Phone ......................13 Turning your ASUS Phone on or off ....................16 Starting for the first time ........................17 Using the touchscreen........................18 Secure and personalize Securing your ASUS Phone ..................20...
  • Page 4 Your precious moments Capture moments .......................45 Launching the Camera app ......................45 Camera home screen .........................46 Photo Locations ...........................46 Camera settings ...........................47 Video settings ............................47 Others settings .............................47 Advanced camera features ......................48 Using the Photos app ....................53 Viewing files from your social network or cloud storage ............53 Viewing the photo location ......................53 Sharing files from the Photos ......................53 Deleting files from the Photos ......................54...
  • Page 5 Bluetooth® ........................62 Enabling Bluetooth® ...........................62 Pairing your ASUS Phone to a Bluetooth device ..............63 Unpairing your ASUS Phone from the Bluetooth device ............63 Airplane mode ......................64 Enabling Airplane mode ........................64 Disabling Airplane mode ........................64 Mobile Hotspot and Tethering ...................65 USB Tethering ............................65 Mobile Hotspot ............................66...
  • Page 6: Conventions Used

    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 7: Proper Disposal

    Proper disposal Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions. Do not throw your device in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment and mercury- containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste.
  • Page 8: Get Your Zen Ready

    Get your Zen ready! Get your Zen ready! Parts and features Take a hold of your device and have it up and running in a jiffy. Depth sensing RGB sensor/ Microphone camera Camera flash Volume button Laser focus Back camera Front camera Nano SIM/ microSD card...
  • Page 9: Installing A Memory Card

    • The microSD card is sold separately. CAUTION! Be extra careful when handling a memory card. ASUS is not responsible for any data loss or damage incurred to your memory card.
  • Page 10: 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 > > Settings > Storage > To remove a memory card: With the phone facing up, insert the tool that came with your phone into the hole on the SIM/ microSD card tray and gently press to open the tray.
  • Page 11: Installing A Nano Sim Card

    To prevent connector damage, ensure to use a standard nano SIM card without a SIM adapter or the use of a cutter. CAUTION! Be extra careful when handling a nano SIM card. ASUS is not responsible for any data loss or damage incurred to your nano SIM card.
  • Page 12: Removing A Nano Sim Card

    Removing a nano SIM card CAUTION! Be extra careful when handling a nano SIM card. ASUS is not responsible for any data loss or nano SIM damage incurred to your card. To remove a nano SIM card: With the phone facing up, insert the tool that came with your phone into the hole on the SIM/ microSD card tray and gently press to open the tray.
  • Page 13: Charging Your Asus Phone

    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! • For safety purposes, use ONLY the bundled power adapter and cable to avoid damaging your device and prevent the risk of injury.
  • Page 14 • Charge your ASUS Phone for eight (8) hours before using it in battery mode for the first time. • The status of battery charge is indicated by the following icons: Not Charging Charging Full   When fully-charged, disconnect the USB cable from your ASUS Phone first before unplugging the AC power adapter from the power outlet. NOTE: • You can use your device while charging but it may take longer to fully charge the device. • Charging your device via USB port of a computer may take longer to fully charge the device. • If your computer does not provide enough power for charging via USB port, charge your ASUS Phone using the AC power adapter plugged to a power outlet instead.
  • Page 15 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’s battery. – Close all running apps that are not in use.
  • Page 16: Turning Your Asus Phone On Or Off

    Turning your ASUS Phone on or off Power on your device To turn your phone on, press and hold the Power button. Power off your device To turn your phone off, press and hold the Power button. Then tap Power off > OK.
  • Page 17: Starting For The First Time

    Starting for the first time When you turn your ASUS Phone on for the first time, Setup Wizard will guide you through the setup process. Follow the onscreen instructions to select your language, select input methods, set up your mobile network, Wi-Fi, sync accounts, and configure your location services.
  • Page 18: 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: •...
  • Page 19: Zooming Out

    Zooming in Spread apart your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom in an image in Photos or Maps, or zoom in a web page. Zooming out Bring together your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom out an image in Photos or Maps, or zoom out of a web page.
  • Page 20: Secure And Personalize

    ID, you also need to set up your screen lock method for device startup. Starting your ASUS phone for the first time To set up your fingerprint ID when using your ASUS Phone for the first time: 1. Ensure that the fingerprint identification module and your finger are clean and dry.
  • Page 21 Setting up your fingerprint ID from Settings To set up your fingerprint ID from Settings: 1. Ensure that the fingerprint scanner and your finger are clean and dry. 2. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following: • Launch Quick settings then tap >...
  • Page 22 In the next screen, tap Fingerprint. Follow the instructions to set up your backup screen lock method. Select how you want to display your notifications on the lock screen, then tap Done. Chapter 2: Secure and personalize...
  • Page 23 Tap Next and follow the instructions to register your fingerprint. When finished, tap Done. NOTE: You can add more fingerprint IDs from Settings > Security > Fingerprint. Chapter 2: Secure and personalize...
  • Page 24: Lock Screen

    Lock Screen By default, the lock screen appears after turning on your device and while waking it up from suspend mode. From the lock screen, you can proceed to your device’s Android system by swiping on your touch screen panel. Your device’s lock screen can also be customized to regulate access to your mobile data and apps.
  • Page 25: Lock Screen Options

    Tap the screen lock option you would like to use. NOTE: For more details, refer to the section Lock screen options. Lock screen options Choose from these options to lock your ASUS Phone. Swipe Swipe up to unlock your ASUS Phone.
  • Page 26 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. Password Key in at least four characters to create a password. Chapter 2: Secure and personalize...
  • Page 27: Customizing The Quick Access Buttons

    Fingerprint Select your backup screen lock method and register your fingerprint Customizing the quick access buttons By default, your lock screen includes quick access buttons for these apps: Phone, Email, and Chrome. Change this default settings and customize these buttons to launch other apps on the lock screen using the following steps: Launch Quick settings then tap Select Lock screen.
  • Page 28: Zen Home Features

    Zen Home features Home screen Get reminders of important events, app and system updates, weather forecasts right from your Home screen. Swipe down this area to display System notifications and Quick settings Tap to display Time and Weather settings Tap to open Voice Search Tap to open Google Search page Tap to open All Apps screen Tap to open an app...
  • Page 29 Understanding notification icons These icons are shown on the status bar and will guide you of the current status of your ASUS Phone. Network signal bar Shows the signal strength of your mobile network. Wi-Fi Shows the signal strength of your Wi-Fi connection.
  • Page 30: Quick Settings

    ASUS Phone. Each of these features are represented by a button. To launch the Quick settings panel, swipe down with two fingers from the top of your ASUS Phone. NOTE: A blue button indicates that the feature is currently enabled while a gray button indicates a disabled feature.
  • Page 31: System Notifications

    From System notifications, you can see the latest updates done and system changes made on your ASUS Phone. Most of these changes are data and system-related. To launch the System notifications panel, swipe down with one finger from the top of your ASUS Phone.
  • Page 32: Personalizing Your Home Screen

    Personalizing your Home screen Stamp your own personality on your Home screen. Select an attractive design as your wallpaper, 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. Widgets You can put widgets, which are small dynamic apps, on your Home screen.
  • Page 33: Wallpapers

    Wallpapers Let your apps, icons, and other Zen elements sit on an attractively designed wallpaper. You may add a translucent background tint to your wallpaper for readability and clarity. You can also select a Live Wallpaper to make your screen come alive. Tap to adjust the transparency of the status bar Tap to apply a background tint Tap to select wallpaper...
  • Page 34: Setting Up The Date And Time

    Editing your Home screen You can extend your Home screen, select a scroll effect, change the icon and font, adjust the size and color of the icon and font, and align the icons to the top or bottom of your screen. 1.
  • Page 35: Setting Up Your Ringtone And Alert Sounds

    Select Sound & Vibration. Set up your preferred sound settings. Clock Customize the time zone settings of your ASUS Phone, set alarms, and use your ASUS Phone as a stop watch using the Clock app. Launching Clock Launch the Clock app using either of the following options: >...
  • Page 36: World Clock

    World Clock to access the world clock settings of your ASUS Phone. Tap this to access the Clock app settings Tap this to add a new city to mark on your world clock’s map Alarm clock to access the alarm clock settings of your ASUS Phone.
  • Page 37: Setting The Timer

    ASUS Phone as a stopwatch. Tap this button to start running the stopwatch feature Timer You may set multiple timer options for your ASUS Phone. To do this, follow the steps below. Setting the timer to access the timer feature of your ASUS Phone.
  • Page 38: Weather

    Use the numeric keypad to input your target time then tap start to start the timer. Numeric keypad 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 Weather From your Home screen, tap the weather icon.
  • Page 39: Voice Search

    • Start saying your voice command. NOTE: Speak clearly and use concise phrases when talking to your ASUS Phone. It also helps to start your commands with a verb related to the ASUS Phone feature you want to use. Chapter 2: Secure and personalize...
  • Page 40: Power Saver

    Power Saver Fully maximize or extend the power of your ASUS Phone even when it is idle or while it stays connected to your network. Setting up Power Saver Optimize the power of your ASUS Phone according to your needs with some smart power saving options.
  • Page 41: Keeping Your Device Up-To-Date

    2. On the Settings screen, slide down to display other items then tap System updates. 3. Tap Check for new system update. NOTE: You can preview the last time your ASUS Phone’s system was updated at the Last update check: of the System update window.
  • Page 42: Keeping In Touch

    To set up your Contacts settings, tap Setting up your profile Make your ASUS Phone truly your own and set up your profile info. Launch the Contacts app then tap SET UP MY PROFILE or ME. Fill in your info such as name, email address, mobile or home number. To add other info, tap ADD ANOTHER FIELD.
  • Page 43: Adding Contacts

    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. Launch the Contacts app then tap Fill in the necessary information such as mobile or home number, email address, or group where you want to put the contact in.
  • Page 44: Setting Up Your Vips

    . All contacts that you added appear on your VIP list. Importing contacts Import your contacts and their respective data from one contact source to your ASUS Phone, email account, or a nano SIM card. > Manage contacts. Launch the Contacts app then tap Tap Import/Export then select where you would like to import your contacts from.
  • Page 45: Your Precious Moments

    NOTE: Screenshots are for reference only. Actual apps shown on-screen may vary per model. 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 home screen...
  • Page 46: 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...
  • Page 47: Camera Settings

    Camera 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. On the camera’s home screen, tap > Scroll down and configure the available options. Video settings Adjust the appearance of your recorded videos by configuring your camera’s settings using the steps below.
  • Page 48: Advanced Camera Features

    Have fun during and after taking photos of your family and friends using the Beautification feature of your ASUS Phone. When enabled, this feature allows you to make live beauty enhancements on your subject’s face before you press the shutter button.
  • Page 49: Depth Of Field

    Take well-lit photos even on night time or on low-light situations using the Night feature of your ASUS Phone. NOTE: Keep your hands steady before and while the ASUS Phone is capturing the image to prevent blurry results. Capturing Night photos >...
  • Page 50 Take advantage of your rear camera’s high megapixel specs without worrying about pressing the shutter button. Using face-detection, you can set your ASUS Phone to detect up to four faces using the rear camera then automatically capture your selfie or group selfie.
  • Page 51: Time Rewind

    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 From the Camera app’s home screen, tap...
  • Page 52: Time Lapse

    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 53: Using The Photos App

    View images and play videos on your ASUS Phone using the Photos app. This app also allows you to edit, share, or delete image and video files stored in your ASUS Phone. From Photos, you can display images in a slideshow or tap to view the selected image or video file.
  • Page 54: Deleting Files From The Photos

    Editing images The Photos app also features its own image editing tools that you can use to enhance images saved on your ASUS Phone. From the Photos app’s home screen, tap the folder where the files are located. After opening the folder, tap the image you want to edit.
  • Page 55: Work Hard, Play Harder

    Your browser’s state-of-the-art Chromium-based engine lets you surf the Internet at a fast loading speed. IMPORTANT! Before doing any Internet surfing or Internet-related activities, ensure that your ASUS Phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network. For more details, see the Staying connected section.
  • Page 56: Clearing The Browser Cache

    Key in an account name that you want to be displayed in the outgoing messages, then tap Next to log into your inbox. NOTE: If you want to set up your work account on your ASUS Phone, ask for the email settings from your network administrator.
  • Page 57: Adding Email Accounts

    Adding email accounts If you have more than one existing email account, you can add more email accounts so you can receive, read, and send emails right from your ASUS Phone. From the Home screen, tap Email to launch the Email app.
  • Page 58: Do It Later

    Create important to-do tasks to organize your work or social activities in your professional or social life. > ASUS > Do It Later. From the Home screen, tap and select any of the icons for the task you want to create.
  • Page 59: File Manager

    Tap MicroSD to view the contents of your microSD card. Accessing Cloud storage IMPORTANT! Ensure that Wi-Fi or mobile network is enabled on your ASUS Phone. For more details, see the Staying connected section. To access files saved on your cloud storage accounts: >...
  • Page 60: Tango

    Tango Tango lets you see more of your world! Just hold up your ASUS Phone and watch in awe as the virtual objects appear on top of your surroundings. So no matter where you are, there’s always a richer, deeper experience to engage, explore, and enjoy!
  • Page 61: Staying Connected

    Staying connected 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 Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following: •...
  • Page 62: Disabling Wi-Fi

    Bluetooth® Use the Bluetooth feature of your ASUS Phone to send or receive files and stream multimedia files with other smart devices over short distances. With Bluetooth, you can share your media files with your friends’ smart devices, send data for print with a Bluetooth printer, or play music files with a Bluetooth speaker.
  • Page 63: 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.
  • Page 64: Airplane Mode

    Airplane mode Airplane mode disables wireless communication, allowing you to use your ASUS Phone safely while in-flight. Enabling Airplane mode Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following: • Launch Quick settings then tap > Settings. • Slide the Airplane mode switch to the right to turn on the Airplane mode.
  • Page 65: Mobile Hotspot And Tethering

    Mobile Hotspot and Tethering When Wi-Fi service is not available, you can use your ASUS Phone as a modem or turn it into a mobile 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 66: Mobile Hotspot

    Save. From the Mobile Hotspot and Tethering screen, tap Mobile Hotspot to turn on the mobile hotspot on your ASUS Phone. Connect other devices to your ASUS Phone’s hotspot connection the same way you connect to a Wi-Fi network. IMPORTANT! • Turning on the Mobile Hotspot disables your Wi-Fi connection.
  • Page 67: Bluetooth Tethering

    Bluetooth Tethering Enable Bluetooth tethering on your ASUS Phone to share its Internet connection with other devices. Enable Bluetooth on your ASUS Phone and the other device. Pair both devices. NOTE: For more details, see the Pairing your ASUS Phone to a Bluetooth device section.
  • Page 68: Index

    Fingerprint ID sensor 20 - Setting up your fingerprint ID from Settings Camera 45 - Camera home screen 46 - Starting your ASUS phone for the first time - Camera settings 47 - From the home screen 45 - Others settings 47...
  • Page 69 Quick settings 30 Adding or removing buttons 31 Ringtone 35 - set up 35 - Sound & Vibration 35 Securing 20 Setting your ASUS Phone identity 40 Storage 41 System - updating 41 System notifications 31 Tango 60 - Using Tango 60...