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  • Page 1 KWSA80K USER MANUAL...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    GETTING STARTED ......................21 WHAT IS IN THE BOX? ..................... 21 SPECIFICATIONS ......................21 USING KWSA80K ....................... 23 SWITCHING ON KWSA80K ....................24 SETTING UP KWSA80K ....................24 MANAGING HOME SCREEN ................... 25 BUTTON DESCRIPTION ....................25 STATUS BAR ICONS ......................26...
  • Page 3 SETTING UP AND USING LOCK SCREEN ..............28 CHANGING THE WALLPAPER ..................28 CAPTURING A SCREENSHOT ..................28 SUGGESTIONS ........................29 MANAGING WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTING .............. 30 Wi-Fi ..........................30 BLUETOOTH ........................31 DATA USAGE ........................32 MORE ..........................32 MANAGING DEVICE SETTINGS ..................
  • Page 4 MANAGING CONTACTS ..................... 53 ADDING NEW CONTACT FIRST TIME ................53 ADDING A NEW CONTACT ....................53 VIEWING CONTACT DETAILS ..................53 EDITING THE CONTACT DETAILS ................... 53 SENDING A MESSAGE FROM CONTACTS..............53 MENU OPTIONS ....................... 54 SEARCHING A CONTACT ....................57 DELETING A CONTACT....................
  • Page 5 SIM TOOLKIT ........................75 DOWNLOADS ........................75 FM RADIO ......................... 76 REGULATORY INFORMATION - USA MARKET ............... 78 RF EXPOSURE INFORMATION (SAR) ................78 FEDERAL COMMUNICATION COMMISSION INTERFERENCE STATEMENT ....78 FCC CAUTION ........................79 INDUSTRY CANADA STATEMENT (IC: 8090A-PG4032) ..........79 REGULATORY INFORMATION - EUROPEAN MARKET ...........
  • Page 6: General Information

    GENERAL INFORMATION THIRD PARTY TRADEMARKS Google, Android, Google Calendar, Google Now, Google Play and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc. DISPOSAL OF OLD ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT The symbol of the crossed-out wheeled bin indicates that within the countries in the European Union, this product, and any enhancements marked with this symbol, cannot be disposed as unsorted waste but must be taken to separate collection at their end- of-life.
  • Page 7: Use The Guide Effectively

    Familiarize yourself with the terminology and symbols used in the guide to help you use KWSA80K effectively. HOME This is the screen displayed when KWSA80K is in standby mode. SCREEN TOUCH & Touch and hold an item on the screen by touching it and not lifting HOLD your finger until an action occurs.
  • Page 8: Safety Guidelines

    Ensure that only qualified personnel install or repair the cellular device. • Do not use options not specified by KENWOOD. • Do not place KWSA80K on unstable surfaces. • Do not charge the transceiver and battery pack when they are wet.
  • Page 9: Hearing Aid Compatibility (Hac) Regulations For Mobile Phones

    KWSA80K is water-proof and can be submerged to 2 m for 30 minutes. • Ensure that the audio connector and the SIM slot are properly closed. This will prevent the deposit of water droplets on the connectors, when the cellular device is immersed in water.
  • Page 10: Avoid High Temperatures

    T-Ratings: Phones rated T3 or T4 meet FCC requirements and are likely to be more usable with a hearing device’s telecoil (“T Switch” or “Telephone Switch”) than unrated phones. T4 is the better/ higher of the two ratings. (Note that not all hearing devices have telecoils in them.) Your phone meets the M4/T4 level rating.
  • Page 11: Child Safety

    CHILD SAFETY Do not allow children to play with your mobile phone or its accessories. Keep it out of their reach. They could hurt themselves or others, or could accidentally damage the mobile phone or accessories. Your mobile phone and its accessories may contain small parts, which could be detached and create a choking hazard.
  • Page 12: Battery Safety Warning For Ieee1725

    (If the battery is non-user replaceable). Battery usage by children should be supervised. Avoid dropping KWSA80K or battery. If the phone or battery is dropped, especially on a hard surface, and the user suspects damage, take it to a service center for inspection.
  • Page 13: Charging Safety Warning

    CHARGING SAFETY WARNING The equipment shall only be charged when in the non-hazardous area using a charger specifically supplied for use with the unit USB cable and AC charger S42A02(US plug)/ S42A00(EU plug)/ S42A01(UK plug). DC5V/2A pin recommend to use charger with SELV function.
  • Page 14: Battery Usage

    KWSA80K comes with a removable battery. • Use only a KWSA80K certified battery that is designed for this model. • The use of other batteries may void the warranty terms of KWSA80K and cause damage. • It is recommended to protect the battery from extreme temperature environments and moisture.
  • Page 15 INSERT BATTERY Insert the battery and flush into the battery slot such that the three metallic contacts at the top of the battery are aligned with the metallic contacts within the battery compartment. CLOSE COVER Close the battery cover. Rotate the battery cover screws in clockwise direction.
  • Page 16: Intrinsically Safe (Is)

    • The equipment shall only be changed when in the non-hazardous area using a charger specifically supplied for use with the unit. •  Using the equipment shall prevent expose to the daylight or light. KWSA80K was tested in accordance low risk of mechanical danger, hence to avoid mechanical impact in normal use.
  • Page 17: Charging The Battery

    CHARGING THE BATTERY The battery delivered with KWSA80K is not fully charged. We recommend that you charge KWSA80K for 2.5 hours before you use KWSA80K for the first time. Only the power supplies with outputs meet the SELV requirements can be used for charging. The maximum allowable input voltage for KWSA80K is 9V.
  • Page 18: Verifying And Optimizing Battery Usage

    VERIFYING AND OPTIMIZING BATTERY USAGE You can check the battery usage status and also close some applications to save battery power. In the all application screen, select Settings ( ) > Device > Battery ( ). The current battery level (charging or not charging) is displayed on the top of the screen.
  • Page 19: Your Sim Card

    YOUR SIM CARD Purchase a SIM card from a mobile operator. The SIM card associates your network services (for example, phone number, data services, and so on) with KWSA80K. INSERTING THE SIM CARDS UNSCREW COVER Use the supplied screwdriver to unscrew the battery cover screw on the back side.
  • Page 20: Inserting The Memory Card

    INSERTING THE MEMORY CARD • Supports up to 128 GB MicroSD memory card. SLIDE THE SILVER CLIP Slide (push forward) and lift the silver clip over the designated slot. PLACE THE MEMORY CARD Place the memory card in the designated slot and close the silver clip.
  • Page 21: Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED WHAT IS IN THE BOX? The list of items in KWSA80K box are: • KWSA80K • USB-C Cable • Battery • Screwdriver • Wall Charger • Quick Start Guide SPECIFICATIONS FEATURE DESCRIPTION Chipset Qualcomm SDM630, Octa core 64bits processor...
  • Page 22 FEATURE DESCRIPTION Power/ PTT/ Volume (Up and Down)/ Emergency / Home/ Dedicated Buttons Recent/ Back Ports Water-proof USB3.1 type-C, High Speed, OTG DISPLAY 5” 1080p with outdoor visibility & low power consumption Size Glove touch Outdoor Visibility Capacity 16.7 M Receiver 500 nits AUDIO...
  • Page 23: Using Kwsa80K

    BASIC OPRATIONS Power ON Button PTT Button Volume Up / Down Apps (applications) Tray Speakers Back Button Home Button Front Microphone Recent Button Display Google Search Bar Battery Level Indicator Front Facing Camera LED Notification Receiver Status Bar SecureAudio Connector Programmable Button Emergency Button Back Microphone...
  • Page 24: Switching On Kwsa80K

    If you have Gmail account, use the same e-mail address and password to sign-in. By signing in, all your e-mail, contacts, calendar events, and other data associated with that account will be synced to KWSA80K. If you have more than one Google Account, you can add them later.
  • Page 25: Managing Home Screen

    MANAGING HOME SCREEN After you complete KWSA80K setup, the home screen is displayed. The home screen is the beginning point to access all the device’s features. Device comes equipped with pre-installed screen protector for added protection. Message/Alert Notifications Service Indicator and Signal Strength bar...
  • Page 26: Status Bar Icons

    The icons displayed at the top of the screen provides information about the status of the device. The details such as date and time, battery charge status, and data service are displayed when KWSA80K is in standby mode. Other indicators such as Bluetooth connectivity status, airplane mode, alarm and call forward (only if Always forward is enabled) and Wi-Fi connectivity are displayed, if the feature is activated.
  • Page 27: Phone Operations Without Sim Card

    Device storage space is running out PHONE OPERATIONS WITHOUT SIM CARD You can perform the following operations without inserting a SIM card in KWSA80K. • Make an emergency call. • View and modify all settings except few data usage and mobile network related settings.
  • Page 28: Setting Up And Using Lock Screen

    CHANGING THE WALLPAPER You can set an image or a photo stored in KWSA80K as your home screen wallpaper. To change the wallpaper, select from one of the following Wallpaper collections.
  • Page 29: Suggestions

    SUGGESTIONS Your Android device offers suggestions and reminders about the features and you can easily remove them from the Settings. PAY FASTER WITH GOOGLE You can save payment information to your Google account for easier online checkout process. SET DO NOT DISTURB SCHEDULE You can set your device on Silent mode at certain.
  • Page 30: Managing Wireless & Network Setting

    Wi-Fi is a wireless network technology that can provide Internet access at distance up to 30 m/ 100 feet, depending on the Wi-Fi router and surroundings. You can access Internet when you connect KWSA80K to a Wi-Fi network. To connect to a Wi-Fi network;...
  • Page 31: Bluetooth

    • Use Bluetooth connected headphones for playing media file. PAIRING A BLUETOOTH DEVICE To activate Bluetooth and pair KWSA80K with other Bluetooth devices: From the Home screen or Apps Menu, tap on Settings ( Enable Bluetooth located under Wireless & networks settings.
  • Page 32: Data Usage

    Select Yes as KWSA80K automatically connects to the carkit on connecting to dock. DATA USAGE Data usage refers to the amount of data utilized by KWSA80K during data transfers through the Internet. The data usage charges are dependent of the wireless plan provided by your service provider.
  • Page 33 Select Tethering & portable hotspot. Turn on USB tethering. Wi-Fi HOTSPOT When you setup KWSA80K as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can connect other devices to this phone through Wi-Fi and access the Internet. From Home screen or App menu, tap on Settings ( Select More located under Wireless &...
  • Page 34 From Home screen or App menu, tap on Settings( Select Wireless & Networks > More > VPN. Tap on the icon ( ) to add a new VPN profile. In Edit VPN profile screen, enter the Name, Type (select from the drop-down list), and the server address.
  • Page 35: Managing Device Settings

    Set one of the following options to configure KWSA80K’s display: • Brightness level: • Adaptive brightness: Set the brightness of KWSA80K display. This also optimizes the battery power consumed. • Show network operator: If enabled, shows network name on the status bar.
  • Page 36: Notifications

    NOTIFICATIONS From Home screen or App menu, tap on Settings ( ) > Device > Notifications Tap on All apps drop-down list. You can set the notification on the following rules: • All apps • Blocked • Shown silently • No sensitive content on lock screen •...
  • Page 37 • Block visual disturbances: • Block when screen is on: Prevents notification from popping on the screen. • Block when screen is off: Prevents notifications from turning on the screen or pulsing the notification light. Phone ringtone: Select the required ringtone from the list and tap on OK to set as the ringtone.
  • Page 38: Apps

    • Screen locking sounds • Touch sounds • Vibrate on tap Cast: You can cast your screen from your device. Connect your device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Miracast™ or TV. Tap on Options ( ) > check the box next to Enable wireless display.
  • Page 39: Storage

    STORAGE From Home screen or App screen, tap on Settings ( ) > Device > Storage On Internal shared storage, the following options are displayed with memory used for each app: • Shows the used memory • Apps • Images •...
  • Page 40: Battery

    BATTERY From Home screen or App screen, tap on Settings ( ) > Device > Battery Set the Battery saver ON by selecting the option given for Turn on automatically: • Never • at 5% battery • at 15% battery Battery saver turns off automatically when your device is charging.
  • Page 41: Users

    USERS From Home screen or App screen, tap on Settings ( ) > Device > Users Tap on You (owner). Change the Profile info and tap on OK. Tap on Guest > Settings ( ) and enable Turn on phone calls. Tap on Add user ( ).
  • Page 42: Tap & Pay

    TAP & PAY From Home screen or App screen, tap on Settings ( ) > Device > Tap & pay ( Tap on Payment default and select Google Pay. Tap on Use default and select either one of the options as per your requirement: •...
  • Page 43: Managing Personal Settings

    MANAGING PERSONAL SETTINGS LOCATION You can enable and configure the Location settings. From Home screen or App screen, tap on Settings ( ) > Personal. Select Location ( ). Enable and modify required location settings. Set the Mode to one of the following options: •...
  • Page 44: Security

    KWSA80K: • None: Disables KWSA80K lock. • Swipe: When KWSA80K is locked, swipe the screen upwards to unlock it. • Pattern: You can unlock the device using the pattern. • PIN: When enabled, enter you own PIN value. When KWSA80K is locked, unlock it using the PIN.
  • Page 45 KWSA80K is locked. • Fingerprint: User can set Fingerprint to secure the device. • Smart Lock: Keep your device unlocked in the following scenarios: • On-body detection • Trusted places • Trusted devices • Trusted face •...
  • Page 46: Accessories

    ACCESSORIES From Home screen or App screen, tap on Settings ( ) > Personal > Accessories ( Tap on CSM Settings. Turn on CSM settings to select any application to get CSM events. You can also register CSM application. PROGRAMMABLE BUTTONS You can assign any application to the programmable button.
  • Page 47: Languages & Input

    • Show debug items • Help & feedback LANGUAGES & INPUT You can set KWSA80K’s language to any of the languages displayed in the language list. From Home screen or App screen, tap on Settings ( ) > Personal >...
  • Page 48: Backup & Reset

    Tap on Backup account. You can set a backup account. Tap on Add account ) to add a new account. Turn on Automatic restore to reinstalling an application, restore backed up setting and data. Factory data reset: Tap on Factory data reset to erase all data from KWSA80K’s internal storage, including...
  • Page 49 • Your Google account • System and app data and settings • Downloaded apps • Music • Photos • Other user data You are currently signed into the following accounts: • Personal: • Google account • Other Third party applications •...
  • Page 50: Managing System Settings

    MANAGING SYSTEM SETTINGS DATE & TIME You can set and display the date and time on KWSA80K. You can also select the display format. From Home screen or App screen, tap on Settings ( ) > System > Date &...
  • Page 51 • Privacy policy Select System. • Captions: When Captions is ON, you can set the following options under Standard options: • Language • Text size • Caption style • Magnification gesture: You can set to ON to perform these gestures on the device screen: Zoom, Drag and Pinch •...
  • Page 52: Printing

    PRINTING From Home screen, tap on Settings ( ) > System > Printing ( You can install the printer and print the required photo or document. ABOUT PHONE From Home screen, tap on Settings ( ) > System > About phone ( Go to Check for Updates.
  • Page 53: Managing Contacts

    MANAGING CONTACTS You can use the phonebook to maintain phone numbers of your contacts. This feature enables you to add, dial phone numbers and send SMS and MMS messages. To access the contacts, from Home screen or App screen, select Contacts ( The contacts saved in the phonebook are displayed.
  • Page 54: Menu Options

    contact ( ) to add more recipients. Tap on the required contact. Tap on Attach ( ) to attach any of the following: • Pictures • Capture picture • Videos • Capture video • Audio • Record audio • Slideshow •...
  • Page 55 From Home screen or App screen, tap on Contacts ( Tap on Options ( ) > Import/export. Select Export to SIM card. Tap on the contact to be exported from KWSA80K to SIM card. Tap and select the contacts to be exported. Tap on ok. EXPORT TO .VCF FILE From Home screen or App screen, tap on Contacts ( Tap on Options ( ) >...
  • Page 56 • Android Beam: You can share the contact via Android Beam by selecting another device which is listed in your device. • Messaging: Send the contact details as a multimedia message to any mobile phone. • Save to Drive: You can share the contact and save it in the Drive in a selected folder which is synced with your PC.
  • Page 57: Searching A Contact

    MERGE CONTACTS From Home screen or App screen, tap on Contacts ( Select Options ( ) > Merge contacts. Contacts are merged. SEARCHING A CONTACT From Home screen or App screen, tap on Contacts ( Tap Search ( ) and enter the first few letters/ numbers of the contact name/ phone number to be searched.
  • Page 58: Adding Groups

    You can share the favorite contact using following apps: • Messaging • Android Beam • Bluetooth • Gmail • Save to Drive ADDING GROUPS From Home screen or App screen, tap on Contacts ( On Groups tab, you can add a contact by tapping on Add contact ( ), while adding you can select more fields.
  • Page 59: Managing Call Settings

    MANAGING CALL SETTINGS MAKING A CALL From Home screen or Apps Menu, tap on the Phone ( The Phone screen with Call history ( ), Dial pad ( ), and Call Options ( are displayed. To dial a number use one of the following options: •...
  • Page 60: Managing Call Settings

    MANAGING CALL SETTINGS You can change the incoming call ring tone, set KWSA80K to vibrate while ringing and also activate voicemail and other settings in Call settings screen. KWSA80K uses sounds and vibration to communicate with you, including ringtones, notifications, alarms, and navigation feedback.
  • Page 61 QUICK RESPONSES The quick responses are the messages that can be used to reject the call with a message. From Home screen or Apps menu, select Phone ( Tap on Options ( ) > Settings > Quick responses. The list of quick responses are displayed. Tap on the required quick response from the list to edit that particular message and tap on OK to save the message to the list.
  • Page 62 Use SIP Calling A dialog is open with the following options: • For all calls: If this option is selected and when KWSA80K is connected to Wi-Fi network or mobile Internet, each dialed call becomes an Internet call. • Only for SIP calls: If this option is selected, only SIP call can be dialed.
  • Page 63 Tap on Manage list. • Manage black list: Add a contact number to be blocked as a black list • Manage white list: Add a contact number to be blocked as a white list. ACCESSIBILITY TTY MODE If you enable TTY mode, hearing-impaired individuals can send and receive phone calls as text over the phone.
  • Page 64: Sending Messages And Emails

    You can use the Messaging in KWSA80K to send an SMS and MMS message to other mobile phones or any other equipment that can receive SMS and MMS.
  • Page 65: Managing Message Settings

    MANAGING MESSAGE SETTINGS You can customize the way you want to view and filter the messages. You can also set the default messaging application. To view and modify the message settings, To edit message settings, from Home screen or App screen, select Messaging Tap on Options ( ) >...
  • Page 66 SETTINGS DESCRIPTION If the Delete old messages by days is enabled, this Message expiry option gets activated. You can set the expiry days for the days messages to be deleted. ADVANCED SETTINGS Text (SMS) messages settings Message template Edit the quick message template. SMS signature Enable to add a SMS signature Edit SMS signature Edit the SMS signature...
  • Page 67: Deleting Messages

    DELETING MESSAGES To delete all the messages, From Home screen or App screen, tap on Messaging ( Long tap on the message and the message gets selected. You can also select all the messages by by tapping on Select All. Tap on Delete ( A confirmation message is displayed.
  • Page 68: Reading Gmail

    READING GMAIL Select Gmail account and tap on the Gmail to retrieve. To manually retrieve a new mail from Gmail account, select System/general Settings ( ) > Accounts > select a particular account, go to Options ( ) and tap on Sync now ( ) option.
  • Page 69: Sonim Scout

    SONIM SCOUT Sonim Scout is a solution that allows the user to register with Sonim and use a number of key enterprise features. Sonim Cloud account required to fully utilize SCOUT capabilities. For more information, visit To acces Sonim Scout, On the App screen, tap on Sonim Scout ( SETUP Setup tab consists of the following features:...
  • Page 70: Support

    SUPPORT Support tab consists of the following features: • Chat • Remote Support • SonimCare • Warranty Registration • Device Information • Terms of Use • Contact Sonim Support...
  • Page 71: Applications

    APPLICATIONS CAMERA KWSA80K has a rear camera with 12MP fixed focus for taking pictures. The saved pictures can be accessed/viewed from photos ( From Home screen or App screen, tap on Camera ( Select Camera mode to set the following modes: •...
  • Page 72: Calendar

    pictures. The following options are displayed: Auto, Incandescent, fluorescent, Daylight and Cloudy • Shutter Sound: You can enable/disable this option. • ZSl: Zero Shutter Delay (ZSD) is a feature that synchronises your shutter with capture icon. ZSD oN will capture images at the instant when you press the capture icon.
  • Page 73: Clock

    • Tap on Default ringtone and select the required ringtone. • You can enable the device to Vibrate when the alaram is set. • You can name the Label. • You can Delete the selected alarm. The alarm will work even when KWSA80K is set in silent mode.
  • Page 74: Calculator

    Tap on SHARE to share the file via any of the media. Tap on LAP to count the time duration for each lap. CALCULATOR The default calculator in this KWSA80K is designed to perform simple mathematical calculations. From App screen, tap on Calculator ( Tap/swipe on the left arrow mark to go to the Advanced panel.
  • Page 75: Sim Toolkit

    DOWNLOADS You can download and install/view your android applications/media files, when KWSA80K is connected to the Internet through Wi-Fi or mobile data connection. You can also download files from Gmail or other sources. To manage application downloads, tap on Downloads ( ) on App screen.
  • Page 76: Fm Radio

    ( ) are displayed on the Status bar. • Side Connector: As KWSA80K device does not support the jack, side connector is used to plug-in the jack and listen to FM radio over the headset. Tap on Options ( ) >...
  • Page 77 • Station #: Each station/channel is given a serial number in the list. • Rename: You can rename the station/channel name. • Delete: A confirmation message is displayed to delete the selected channel/station. Tap on Delete and the channel/station is deleted form the list.
  • Page 78: Regulatory Information - Usa Market

    REGULATORY INFORMATION - USA MARKET RF EXPOSURE INFORMATION (SAR) This device meets the government’s requirements for exposure to radio waves. This device is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission of the U.S.
  • Page 79: Fcc Caution

    to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to...
  • Page 80 • Cet appareil et son antenne ne doivent pas être situés ou fonctionner en conjonction avec une autre antenne ou un autre émetteur, exception faites des radios intégrées qui ont été testées. • The Country Code Selection feature is disabled for products marketed in the US/ Canada.
  • Page 81 3) the maximum antenna gain permitted for devices in the band 5725-5825 MHz shall comply with the e.i.r.p. limits specified for point-to-point and non point-to- point operation as appropriate. 4) Users should also be advised that high-power radars are allocated as primary users (i.e.
  • Page 82: Regulatory Information - European Market

    REGULATORY INFORMATION - EUROPEAN MARKET EU REGULATORY CONFORMANCE Here by, We, Sonim Technologies (Shenzhen) Ltd., declares that the radio equipment type KWSA80K is in compliance with the Directive 2014/53/EU. FREQUENCY BANDS FREQUENCY BANDS MAXIMUM OUTPUT POWER (UNIT:DBM) GSM900 32.7 GSM1800 29.56...
  • Page 83: Rf Exposure

    RF EXPOSURE A minimum separation distance of 0.5 cm must be maintained between the user’s body and the device, including the antenna during body-worn operation to comply with the RF exposure requirements in Europe. The SAR limit for mobile devices is 2.0 W/kg and the highest SAR value for this device: •...
  • Page 84: Declaration Of Conformity

    DoC is issued under its sole responsibility and that this product: Product description: Mobile Phone Type designation(s): KWSA80K Trademark: KENWOOD is in conformity with the relevant Union harmonization legislation: Radio Equipment Directive: 2014 / 53 / EU.
  • Page 85 © 2018...

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