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User handbook
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    P505 P505 P505 P505 P505 User handbook User handbook User handbook User handbook User handbook...

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    Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.

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    User handbook topics User handbook topics User handbook topics User handbook topics User handbook topics This user handbook contains the information you need to efficiently use the Pocket PC. • • • • • Chapter 1 - Getting started Chapter 1 - Getting started Chapter 1 - Getting started Chapter 1 - Getting started Chapter 1 - Getting started ......

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    • • • • • Chapter 9 - Using Pocket Internet Explorer Chapter 9 - Using Pocket Internet Explorer Chapter 9 - Using Pocket Internet Explorer ....9 - 1 9 - 1 Chapter 9 - Using Pocket Internet Explorer...

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    P505 Pocket PC specifications P505 Pocket PC specifications P505 Pocket PC specifications P505 Pocket PC specifications P505 Pocket PC specifications P r o c e s s o r s P r o c e s s o r s...

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    P505 Pocket PC box P505 Pocket PC box P505 Pocket PC box P505 Pocket PC box P505 Pocket PC box Your box includes several accessories for the Pocket PC. After unpacking, check the items against the list below and make sure that they are in good condition.

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    Chapter 1 This chapter introduces the physical features of the Pocket PC and tells you how to set up and power up the device.

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Chapter summary Chapter summary Chapter summary Chapter summary Chapter summary • • • • • Introducing P505 Pocket PC Introducing P505 Pocket PC ......Introducing P505 Pocket PC ................1 - 3 1 - 3 1 - 3...

  • Page 9: Introducing P505 Pocket Pc

    Introducing P505 Pocket PC Introducing P505 Pocket PC The P505 Pocket PC is a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and a tri-band mobile phone in one. The P505 versatility lets you enjoy all the benefits of a powerful PDA while providing you with an efficient mobile communication solution so you can be connected anywhere you are.

  • Page 10: Front Features (flip Closed)

    Call key Call key Call key - calls a number; answers a call; displays dialled numbers. Call key Soft-key (left) Soft-key (left) • Soft-key (left) Soft-key (left) Soft-key (left) - launches the phone menu; enters a phone menu. P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 11: Front Features (flip Open)

    LED indications table LED indications table LED indications table LED indications table LED indications table L E D L E D L E D L E D L E D C o l o r C o l o r C o l o r C o l o r C o l o r...

  • Page 12: Side Features

    Voice command button Voice command button • Voice command button Voice command button Voice command button - launches the Voice Commander application. P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 13: Top Features

    Top features Top features Top features Top features Top features Headphone port Infrared (IR) port SD card slot Headphone port Headphone port • Headphone port Headphone port Headphone port - connects to a headphone. Infrared (IR) port Infrared (IR) port •...

  • Page 14: Back Features

    The device automatically turns on when you install and lock the battery. • The P505 comes with an internal battery that allows you to swap a fully-charged and a used battery within thirty minutes without losing any data.

  • Page 15: The Stylus

    The stylus The stylus The stylus The stylus functions on the P505 the same way a mouse functions on a standard PC. Use the stylus to open programs, execute commands, or to enter information by writing on the screen or by tapping on the on-screen keyboard.

  • Page 16: Installing A Sim Card And Battery

    SIM for use, subject to your contract with the operator. • The battery comes uninstalled in the P505 box. Install the SIM card first before installing the battery. To install a SIM card and the battery: 1 1 1 1 1 SIM card slot 1.

  • Page 17: Placing On The Cradle

    Placing on the cradle Placing on the cradle Placing on the cradle Placing on the cradle Placing on the cradle Position the device on the cradle as shown. Match the connectors and carefully insert the device until it fits in place. Connecting the AC adapter Connecting the AC adapter Connecting the AC adapter...

  • Page 18: Charging The Battery

    Power tab, and the Power Power Power icon. When the device is on and the flip is closed, a battery icon appears in the top left corner of the phone interface indicating the battery power level. 1-12 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 19: Installing And Removing An Sd Card

    Additional storage Additional storage Additional storage Additional storage Additional storage Your device comes with a SecureDigital™ memory card slot for additional storage or network card installation. N O T E N O T E N O T E Install an SD card if you wish to use the Smart Keeper backup N O T E N O T E application.

  • Page 20: Activating The Pocket

    N O T E N O T E N O T E It is important that you properly calibrate and activate your device before using it. This process ensures accurate positioning when entering text and selecting menus. 1-14 P505 Pocket PC...

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    Chapter 2 This chapter teaches you the basic Pocket PC functions. You will learn how to enter text, find and organise information, customise the device, and know the bundled utilities.

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    ............2 - 4 3 2 - 4 3 Adding or removing programs Adding or removing programs Adding or removing programs ..................2 - 4 3 2 - 4 3 2 - 4 3 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 23: Today Screen

    Basic Pocket PC screens Basic Pocket PC screens Basic Pocket PC screens Basic Pocket PC screens Basic Pocket PC screens Today screen Today screen Today screen Today screen Today screen Normally, the Today Today Today Today screen appears when you turn on your device Today and open the phone flip for the first time each day.

  • Page 24: Start Menu

    P e r s o n a l P e r s o n a l folder. P e r s o n a l P e r s o n a l Tap to open the a menu P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 25: Vodafone Menu

    Vodafone menu Vodafone menu Vodafone menu Vodafone menu Vodafone menu The Vodafone menu provides quick access to commonly used PDA and mobile applications. You can launch the Vodafone menu by tapping the Vodafone Vodafone Vodafone item in the Today screen. Vodafone Vodafone Tap an icon to launch the application.

  • Page 26: Pop-up Menus

    The pop-up menu items vary depending on the program or application. For example, the File Explorer File Explorer File Explorer File Explorer File Explorer pop-up menu includes more items than in Tasks Tasks Tasks Tasks Tasks. P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 27: Entering Text Using The Input Panel

    Entering information Entering information Entering information Entering information Entering information You can enter information in your device in any of the following ways. • Use the input panel to enter text using the on-screen keyboard or the Letter Recognizer • Write directly on the screen with the stylus •...

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    Input Panel. When you tap the displayed word, it is inserted into your text at the insertion point. The more you use your device, the more words it learns to predict. Tap here if this is the word you wish to use P505 Pocket PC...

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    To change the settings for word completion: To change the settings for word completion: To change the settings for word completion: To change the settings for word completion: To change the settings for word completion: 1. Tap 2. Tap Settings Settings Settings Settings...

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    • tap twice to select a word • tap three times to select a paragraph Edit Edit 2. Tap Edit Edit Edit on the Command bar and select an action, or use one of the tools in the Input Panel. 2-10 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 31: Writing On The Screen

    Writing on the screen Writing on the screen Writing on the screen Writing on the screen Writing on the screen Notes Notes In any application that accepts writing, such as Notes Notes Notes, and in the Calendar Calendar Contacts Contacts Tasks Tasks notes tab in Calendar...

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    To convert writing to text: Tools Tools Recognise Recognise 1. Tap Tools Tools Tools, then select Recognise Recognise Recognise. The writing is turned into text 2. If the conversion is correct, tap to save your note. 2-12 P505 Pocket PC...

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    If the conversion is incorrect, you can select different words from a list of alternates or return to the original writing. 1. Tap and hold the incorrect word. 2. When the pop-up menu appears, tap Alternates Alternates Alternates to display a list Alternates Alternates of alternate words for the selection.

  • Page 34: Drawing On The Screen

    Edit menu. P e n P e n 3. Resize the drawing by deselecting the P e n P e n P e n button (if selected) and dragging a selection handle to your desired size. 2-14 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 35: Recording A Message

    Recording a message Recording a message Recording a message Recording a message Recording a message In any application where you can write or draw on the screen, you can also quickly capture thoughts, reminders, and phone numbers by recording a message. In Calendar Calendar Calendar...

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    • • • • • Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) provides slightly better sound quality but takes up 50 times more storage space than GSM recordings. 2-16 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 37: Using A Preset Message

    Using a preset message Using a preset message Using a preset message Using a preset message Using a preset message When composing e-mail, MMS, or SMS messages, or when using MSN Messenger, use My Text My Text My Text My Text to quickly My Text insert preset or frequently used messages to the text entry area.

  • Page 38: Finding And Organizing Information

    Larger than 64 KB Larger than 64 KB Larger than 64 KB in Type. Larger than 64 KB Larger than 64 KB Type a word to find Tap to search for the word Topics found containing the searched word 2-18 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 39: Using Help

    Using Help Using Help Using Help Using Help Using Help To use the Help feature: To use the Help feature: To use the Help feature: To use the Help feature: To use the Help feature: H e l p H e l p 1.

  • Page 40: Customizing Your Device

    Settings to display the Settings Settings Settings Settings screen. Settings Settings 2. Tap the Personal Personal Personal Personal, System System System System or Connections Connections Connections Connections tab on the bottom Personal System Connections of the screen. 2-20 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 41: Changing System Settings

    Changing system settings Changing system settings Changing system settings Changing system settings Changing system settings To change the audio settings: To change the audio settings: To change the audio settings: To change the audio settings: To change the audio settings: 1.

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    N O T E N O T E N O T E Turning off the backlight when the device is not in use or using a lower level of display brightness saves battery power and improves battery life. 2-22 P505 Pocket PC...

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    To change the date and time settings: To change the date and time settings: To change the date and time settings: To change the date and time settings: To change the date and time settings: 1. Tap Settings Settings Settings Settings, then the System System System...

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    N O T E N O T E 1. Turning off the backlight when the device is not in use. 2. Decreasing the display brightness level. 3. Switching the processor to power saving mode. See page 2-28 for details. 2-24 P505 Pocket PC...

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    To change the regional settings: To change the regional settings: To change the regional settings: To change the regional settings: To change the regional settings: 1. Tap , then tap Settings Settings Settings Settings to Settings Settings Settings display the Settings Settings Settings screen.

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    Screen Screen N O T E N O T E N O T E N O T E N O T E Perform a screen alignment if the screen does not respond correctly to stylus taps. 2-26 P505 Pocket PC...

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    To change the SmartKeeper utility settings: To change the SmartKeeper utility settings: To change the SmartKeeper utility settings: To change the SmartKeeper utility settings: To change the SmartKeeper utility settings: 1. Tap , then tap Settings Settings Settings to Settings Settings display the Settings Settings...

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    A u t o m a t i c M o d e Sets the processing speed according to the application you are running. This is the default. 4. Tap to return to the previous window. 2-28 P505 Pocket PC...

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    To change the 5-way joystick functions: To change the 5-way joystick functions: To change the 5-way joystick functions: To change the 5-way joystick functions: To change the 5-way joystick functions: N O T E N O T E N O T E N O T E N O T E By default, the 5-way...

  • Page 50: Customizing Personal Settings

    Notifications Notifications 4. Tap the Notifications Notifications Notifications tab and set the event notification details. 5. Tap to save your settings and return to the previous window. 2-30 P505 Pocket PC...

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    Backing up your data Backing up your data Backing up your data Backing up your data Backing up your data Besides the SmartKeeper application that allows you to back up all your data, the device also includes a Backup utility that lets you back up your system files and/or data contained in the main system memory.

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    The flash disk has more or less 10 Mb of free space that you can use to save or back up data from your device. Data saved on the flash disk are permanently stored even after you hard reset the device. 2-32 P505 Pocket PC...

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    6. The screen shows the status of the backup process. When done, a message appears indicating that the backup is complete, and shows the total size of the backed up files. In case the program fails to back up any items, it will show the items on the screen.

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    Start Start 6. Tap Start Start Start to begin the backup process. 7. When the backup process is complete, the screen displays the message “Complete” and a list of all the backed up items. 8. Tap 2-34 P505 Pocket PC...

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    To restore all data: To restore all data: To restore all data: To restore all data: To restore all data: Programs Programs 1. Tap , then tap Programs Programs Programs. N O T E N O T E N O T E N O T E N O T E If you saved your backup file into an SD memory card, you...

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    O K O K. 6. Tap Start Start Start Start to begin the restore Start process. 7. When the restoration is done, a message appears prompting you to reset the device. 8. Tap to reset. 2-36 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 57: Games

    Other applications Other applications Other applications Other applications Other applications Your device includes the most common Windows ® applications and more. To access programs: To access programs: To access programs: To access programs: To access programs: 1. Tap , then tap Programs Programs Programs.

  • Page 58: Camera

    File Explorer File Explorer icon to Tap the Find Find Find icon to find files, access or find your files. See folders, or programs in your Pocket page 2-19 for details. PC. See page 2-18 for details. 2-38 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 59: Midlet Manager

    MIDlet Manager MIDlet Manager MIDlet Manager MSN Messenger MSN Messenger MSN Messenger MIDlet Manager MIDlet Manager MSN Messenger MSN Messenger MIDlet Manager MIDlet Manager MSN Messenger MSN Messenger Tap the MIDlet Manager MIDlet Manager MIDlet Manager icon Tap the MSN Messenger MSN Messenger MSN Messenger icon to install, run, or display Java...

  • Page 60: Photo Contacts

    The Pocket Excel Pocket Excel Pocket Excel application The Pocket MSN Pocket MSN Pocket MSN allows you to allows you to create browse Internet pages and spreadsheets in your Pocket PC. connect to the Pocket MSN website. 2-40 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 61: Pocket Word

    Pocket Word Pocket Word Pocket Word SIM Manager SIM Manager SIM Manager Pocket Word Pocket Word SIM Manager SIM Manager Pocket Word Pocket Word SIM Manager SIM Manager The Pocket Word Pocket Word Pocket Word application is The SIM Manager SIM Manager SIM Manager application the PDA version of the...

  • Page 62: Voice Recognition

    The Windows Media Player Windows Media Player Windows Media Player icon to launch the Voice allows you to play video and Commander application that audio files on your Pocket PC. allows you to record voice commands. 2-42 P505 Pocket PC...

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    Adding or removing programs Adding or removing programs Adding or removing programs Adding or removing programs Adding or removing programs Programs added to your device at the factory are stored in ROM (Read-Only Memory). You cannot remove this software, and you will never accidentally lose ROM contents.

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    Many programs provide special installation instructions. *.xip *.xip *.exe *.exe 4. Tap the file, such as a *.xip *.xip *.xip or *.exe *.exe *.exe file. The installation wizard begins. Follow the directions on the screen. 2-44 P505 Pocket PC...

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    To add a program to the Start menu: To add a program to the Start menu: To add a program to the Start menu: To add a program to the Start menu: To add a program to the Start menu: 1.

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    Chapter 3 This chapter tells you how to use the Microsoft ® ActiveSync ® application that synchronises data between your Pocket PC and your desktop or notebook computer.

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    ......3 - 5 3 - 5 3 - 5 Connecting your device to a computer ......3-5 Setting up a partnership ..........3-6 Checking synchronised information ........3-8 Manually initiating synchronisation ........3-9 Synchronisation options ..........3-10 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 69: Introduction Introduction

    Introduction Introduction Introduction Introduction Introduction What is ActiveSync What is ActiveSync ? ? ? ? ? What is ActiveSync What is ActiveSync What is ActiveSync ® ® ® ® ® The Microsoft ® ActiveSync ® is one of the most important bundled programs in your Pocket PC.

  • Page 70: Installing Activesync

    1. Insert the Companion CD into your computer. The CD autoruns and displays the initial screen, then the Main Menu from which you can start the installation. Start Here Start Here 2. Click Start Here Start Here Start Here from the Main Menu to begin. P505 Pocket PC...

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    Overview Overview 3. Read the Overview Overview Overview before installing ActiveSync ® 3.7 to make sure that you perform the installation sequence correctly. 4. If you have not installed Outlook, install it now. Click Install Install Install Install Install Outlook 2002 Outlook 2002 Outlook 2002 Outlook 2002...

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    8. Follow the succeeding screen instructions. Click Finish Finish Finish Finish Finish to complete the installation. 9. Restart Windows ® when prompted, then proceed to the next section to connect your device to your computer and start synchronisation. P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 73: Synchronising Your Device Synchronising Your Device

    Synchronising your device Synchronising your device Synchronising your device Synchronising your device Synchronising your device Connecting your device to a computer Connecting your device to a computer Connecting your device to a computer Connecting your device to a computer Connecting your device to a computer To connect your device to your computer: To connect your device to your computer: To connect your device to your computer:...

  • Page 74: Setting Up A Partnership

    Synchronise with the Synchronise with the desktop computer desktop computer desktop computer desktop computer. Click desktop computer N e x t N e x t. N e x t N e x t N e x t P505 Pocket PC...

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    3. Select the type of information that you wish to synchronise. Click N e x t N e x t N e x t. N e x t N e x t If you wish to customise a synchronised item, highlight the item then click Settings Settings Settings...

  • Page 76: Checking Synchronised Information

    1. Tap , then tap ActiveSync ActiveSync ActiveSync ActiveSync ® to display the ActiveSync ® ActiveSync screen. Connection status Tap to connect and synchronise Tap to stop synchronisation Tap to synchronise via IR or change synchronisation settings 3-10 P505 Pocket PC...

  • Page 77: Synchronisation Options

    2. To start synchronisation, make a connection between your device and your computer, then tap S y n c S y n c S y n c. S y n c S y n c To end synchronisation, tap S t o p S t o p S t o p S t o p.

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    To specify synchronisation rules: To specify synchronisation rules: To specify synchronisation rules: 1. Click on the Rules Rules Rules Rules Rules tab. 2. Select your desired settings from the available options. 3. Click O K O K when done. 3-12 P505 Pocket PC...

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    Chapter 4 This chapter details the procedures in using the Microsoft ® Pocket Outlook Calendar, Tasks, Notes, and Contacts.

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    Creating contacts ............4-14 Using the summary screen ..........4-15 Changing a contact information display ......4-15 Getting in touch with your contacts ......4-16 Finding a contact ............4-19 Adding a photo to a contact .......... 4-20 P505 Pocket PC...

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