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  • Page 1 Obsidian User Guide...
  • Page 2 © Copyright 2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Obsidian products are powered by Microsoft ® Windows Mobile ® Professional with Messaging and Security Feature Pack. Microsoft Windows, the Windows logo, Outlook, Windows Mobile Device Center, and ActiveSync are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Welcome to your Obsidian Product registration ..........................1 2 Getting to know your Obsidian What's in the box? ..........................2 Your Obsidian at a glance ........................2 3 Set up your Obsidian Remove Battery Cover ......................... 3 Insert SIM card .............................
  • Page 4 Dial international numbers ....................13 Make a conference call ...................... 13 Call history ......................... 14 Set up Call Forwarding ...................... 15 Set up Call Barring ......................15 Set up Caller ID ......................... 15 Voice Commander ..........................16 6 Customize Settings Name your Obsidian ...........................
  • Page 5 Identify the folder types ...................... 36 Synchronize e-mail ......................37 9 Send and receive e-mail messages Send and receive e-mails ........................38 Compose and send e-mail messages ................38 Reply to or forward a message ..................38 Add an attachment to a message ..................38 Receive attachments ......................
  • Page 6 Set a default reminder for all new appointments ............... 52 Update an appointment ..................... 52 Cancel an appointment ...................... 52 14 Track your tasks Manage your Tasks ..........................53 Create a task ........................53 Create and assign a category .................... 53 Set the start and due dates for a task ................
  • Page 7 HP Photosmart Mobile ........................67 View pictures and videos stored on your Obsidian or a storage card ........ 68 Attach a voice note to a picture ..................68 Print pictures ........................68 View a slideshow ....................... 69 E-mail pictures ........................69 Associate a contact with a picture ..................
  • Page 8 Connect to a computer using Bluetooth ................83 Use your Obsidian as a wireless modem with Bluetooth ........... 84 Bluetooth device profiles ....................84 Access services ......................... 84 Set up an incoming or outgoing Bluetooth communications (COM) port ......85 End a Bluetooth connection ....................
  • Page 9 26 Advanced settings for data connections Advanced Settings for Data connections ................... 98 Connect to intranet URLs ....................98 Change an intranet URL ....................98 Set up an automatic choice for connections ..............98 Set up a WAP gateway ...................... 99 Configure advanced proxy settings ...................
  • Page 11: Product Registration

    Please read the user instructions contained in this guide before using your Obsidian. This guide will give you a comprehensive understanding of all the features and functions available in your HP Obsidian and enables you to use them to its fullest potential.
  • Page 12: Your Obsidian At A Glance

    Getting to know your Obsidian What's in the box? The following items are included in the box with your Obsidian: ● HP Obsidian ● Stylus NOTE: Turn the Obsidian around to view the back panel. The stylus is located on the back panel at the bottom-left corner of your Obsidian.
  • Page 13: Insert Sim Card

    Insert battery Once you have inserted the SIM card, insert the battery. With the HP logo facing out, push the top of the battery in first. Push up on the battery cover to lock it in place. Replace battery cover Push up on the battery cover to lock it in place.
  • Page 14: Turn On Your Obsidian

    Your obsidian will fully charge in approximately 2–4 hours. Charging might take more time when your Obsidian is connected to a powered computer or non-HP accessories. To charge the battery: Plug the USB cable into the phone.
  • Page 15 Transfer data from your old device (optional) If you were using a Windows Mobile phone prior to purchasing your Obsidian, you can synchronize that phone with your computer using Microsoft Outlook and ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center. Once you have synchronized your previous Windows Mobile phone with your computer, you can synchronize your new Obsidian with your computer—transferring contacts, appointments, e-mail messages, tasks, notes, mobile Internet Explorer favorites, and files.
  • Page 16 Getting started with your Obsidian (Image of Obsidian with callouts, reuse same image from GSG) Start with the Today screen The Today screen displays current information and alerts, including new e-mail messages, text messages, upcoming appointments, voicemails, and missed calls. Also, you can open items from the Today screen.
  • Page 17 Using Your Keyboard ● Numbers and Symbols—To enter numbers and symbols, press FN (function), and then press the required key. When you press FN twice, it locks FN and all entered characters are numbers or symbols. ● Uppercase Characters—To enter uppercase characters, press CAPS, and then press the required key.
  • Page 18 Icon Status Icon Status Missed call Voice call active Call on hold No SIM card installed SIM card fault New voice mail New e-mail message or text (SMS) Instant message received message Battery level low Battery charging Battery level Vibrate Silent Speakerphone on Wi-Fi on...
  • Page 19 Icon Status Icon Status High Speed Download Packet Access HSDPA connecting (HSDPA) service available HSDPA in use Alarm reminder Notification received ActiveSync connected ActiveSync inactive Bluetooth connected High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) service available PIN Setup You can set up a PIN (Personal Identification Number) to protect your phone. After you set up a PIN and then lock your phone, you will need to enter the PIN you created to unlock your phone.
  • Page 20 Chapter 4 Getting started with your Obsidian...
  • Page 21 Make and receive phone calls Make and receive phone calls Make a call To make a call: Starting from the Today screen, use the keypad to dial a phone number. Press Send. To end the call, press End. NOTE: Starting from the Today screen, as you enter a number or contacts name, your Obsidian searches Contacts, Call History, Speed Dial lists, and the SIM card to find a matching name and number.
  • Page 22: Make Emergency Calls

    Use Call Waiting Use call waiting to be notified of incoming calls when you are on another call. You can view the number of the person calling you, put your current caller on hold, and answer the incoming call. To use call waiting: Press Send to move the current phone call to call waiting.
  • Page 23: Use Voicemail

    Make a call from Contacts To make calls from the contacts list: Press Send. Tap the contact name. Tap the number twice or press Send twice to place a call. TIP: If you have a long list of contacts, enter the first few letters of a contact's name. Your Obsidian searches the entire contact list to display the name.
  • Page 24 When you are connected, tap Hold. Dial the second number, and then tap Talk. When you are connected, tap Menu , and then tap Conference. NOTE: To add more parties to the conference call, dial each number, connect, tap Menu , and then tap Conference.
  • Page 25: Set Up Call Barring

    Set up Call Forwarding If you cannot take calls or do not want to receive certain types of calls, you can set your device to forward incoming calls directly to your voicemail or to another phone number. Forwarded calls will not ring on your device.
  • Page 26 NOTE: To add more parties to the conference call, dial a number, connect, tap Menu , and then tap Conference. Voice Commander Use the Voice Commander application to look up contacts, dial a contact by name, get calendar information, play and control your music, as well as launch applications on your Obsidian. To start using Voice Commander, press Start, and then tap Voice Commander.
  • Page 27: Enter Owner Information

    Customize Settings You can modify certain settings to customize your Obsidian. Name your Obsidian Use the device name to identify your Obsidian in the following situations: ● When synchronizing with a computer. ● When connecting to a network. ● To identify your device during Bluetooth pairing (discoverable). NOTE: If you synchronize multiple devices with the same computer, create a unique name for each device.
  • Page 28: Adjust Volume

    Select Visiting to set these options while traveling. Tap OK. Change regional settings Specify the display formats for number, currency, time, and date in regional settings. NOTE: Changing the Region automatically changes the related settings. If you want to, you can further customize them after that.
  • Page 29 Customize your screen You can customize your Obsidian screen settings. Change the screen orientation, correct screen tap and alignment problems, smooth font edges, and adjust the text size to suit your requirements. To correct screen alignment: Press Start , tap Settings , tap System , and then tap Screen. On the Alignment tab, tap Align Screen.
  • Page 30: Change The Power Management Settings

    Customize your Today screen You can customize your Today screen to suit your preferences. You can select themes, change the background image, and choose the applications displayed on the Today screen. To select a new theme for your Obsidian: Press Start, tap Settings, and then tap Today. On the Appearance tab, in the Select a theme for your device list, tap a theme.