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Supplementary Instructions for EVDO
This Supplementary Instructions manual points out cases where the operation of the computer will differ from that in the Operating
Instructions.
For U.S.A
Federal Communications Commission Radio
Frequency Interference Statement
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed 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 try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different
from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the Panasonic Service Center or an experienced ra-
dio/TV technician for help.
Warning
To assure continued compliance, use only shielded interface
cables when connecting to a computer or peripheral. Also, any
changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to
operate this equipment.
FCC RF Exposure Warning:
This equipment is provided with PC Card slot that could be
used with wireless transmitters, which will be specifically
recommended when they become available.
Names and Functions of Parts
Except the followings, refer to the Operating Instructions.
LED Indicators
(
integrated EM5625D EVDO modem)
User Manual for Toughbook with
Personal Computer
Model No.
Other third-party wireless transmitters have not been RF ex-
posure evaluated for use with this computer and may not
comply with FCC RF exposure requirements.
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits
set forth for an uncontrolled environment.
This equipment has been approved for portable operation,
and unless otherwise advised in separate supplemental in-
structions for individual wireless transmitter(s), requires mini-
mum 1.5 cm spacing be provided between antenna(s) and all
person's body (excluding extremities of hands, wrist and feet)
during wireless modes of operation.
This equipment may use multiple installed transmitters, which
may be capable of simultaneous transmission.
This equipment is provided with external antenna connector(s)
for connection to optional Car Mounter or Port Replicator for
mobile external mounted antenna(s). External antenna(s) must
be professionally installed and cannot exceed recommended
maximum antenna gain as described in individual provided
supplement instructions for wireless transmitters. Also, user
must maintain minimum 20 cm spacing between external
antenna(s) and all person's body (excluding extremities of
hands, wrist and feet) during wireless modes of operation.
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.
Responsible Party: Panasonic Corporation of North America
One Panasonic Way
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Tel No:1-800-LAPTOP5 (1-800-527-8675)
CF-18
Series
Antenna

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  • Page 1 Also, user Consult the Panasonic Service Center or an experienced ra- must maintain minimum 20 cm spacing between external dio/TV technician for help.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents The EM5625 wireless modem ......... .9 About your EM5625 .
  • Page 3 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Data Services ............23 Data features .
  • Page 4 Contents Monitoring hotspots ..........38 Viewing hotspot details .
  • Page 5 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Managing SMS messages ......... . 56 Delete SMS messages .
  • Page 6 Contents Voice Mail............67 Voice Mail notification .
  • Page 7 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Security ............85 Security features .
  • Page 8 Contents Activation Wizard ..........96 Activation Wizard - Select Option .
  • Page 9 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB 2130548...
  • Page 10: The Em5625 Wireless Modem

    1: The EM5625 wireless modem About your EM5625 Your EM5625 wireless modem allows you to do the following (subject to feature availability), without using a wireline phone or network: • Connect to the Internet, VPN and corporate networks • Send and receive e-mail •...
  • Page 11: Network Account And Coverage

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB • Quick 2 Net provides a simplified way to dial into an Internet connection (using circuit switched data). • SMS (Short Message Service) allows you to send and receive short text messages using the EM5625. •...
  • Page 12: System Select (Roaming Options)

    The EM5625 wireless modem System Select (roaming options) Note: Change the setting ONLY if instructed to do so by your service provider. To change the roaming setting: Network From the tab of the Options window, use the System select “ ”...
  • Page 13: Interpreting Icons

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB >>| The Watcher Window >>| Data Services >>| Text Messaging Services >>| Voice Services >>| WiFi Connections >>| Contact Management >>| Security >>| Customization Options >>| Activation Interpreting icons See Connection status area See Indicator area See Windows system tray icons See Call Log See Review SMS messages...
  • Page 14: Windows System Tray Icons

    The EM5625 wireless modem Windows system tray icons The bottom right of the screen is the Windows system tray. Watcher places an icon in this area when it is running. Click the icon to restore a minimized Watcher window. There is no active data or voice connection. The number of red bars indicates the signal strength.
  • Page 15 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB • Version of the PRL (Preferred Roaming List) This information may be requested by a technical service representative. HELP > About... To display the About... window, select 2130548...
  • Page 16: The Watcher Window

    2: The Watcher Window Watcher views Watcher has two formats: Full view and Compact view. You can control the Watcher window by: • Switching between full view and compact view (by using the view toggle button in the top right, or by selecting VIEW >...
  • Page 17: Compact View

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Compact view The compact view displays only the Connection status area and Indicator area of the Status box. This permits monitoring the connection with a minimum of screen space. You must use Full view to make voice calls, data connections, disconnect, or access Watcher features.
  • Page 18: Status Box

    The Watcher Window Status box The status box of Watcher has three areas: Connection status area Call status area Indicator area Related topic: >>| Interpreting icons Rev 0.21 Dec.04...
  • Page 19: Connection Status Area

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Connection status area The upper portion of the Status box shows connection icons to indicate status: EM5625 not detected. CDMA network signal strength, indicated by the number of bars (displayed in the left part of the connection status area).
  • Page 20: Call Status Area

    The Watcher Window WiFi signal strength (displayed in the right part of the connection status area) An error has occurred; the device is not working properly. If this icon persists, reset the device. Some icons are subject to feature availability. Call status area The call status is shown in the central part of the Status box while in Full view.
  • Page 21: Clear Status Messages

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB · The name and phone number of the caller (may be Unknown “ ”) You have new · If the call results in a voice mail message - “ Voice Mail! ” · If the call is not answered and no voice message is left - new missed call(s) “...
  • Page 22: Indicator Area

    The Watcher Window Indicator area The bottom line of the Status box displays icons for these events and settings: (If you have Outlook integration enabled and Outlook is running, the following information does not apply.) You have unread SMS messages. Voice Mail notification Missed Call notification Auto-Answer feature enabled...
  • Page 23: Tools Menu

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB TOOLS menu Options are subject to feature availability. TOOLS From the menu, you can call up other windows that allow you to: • Read and manage Short text messaging (Mobile Messenger...) — Unavailable if Outlook Integration is enabled;...
  • Page 24: Data Services

    3: Data Services Data features Subject to feature availability. Watcher allows you to: • Make a VZAccess (NationalAccess or BroadbandAccess) high-speed packet data connection • Make a Quick 2 Net circuit switched connection to the Internet • Connect to a dial-up server •...
  • Page 25: Connection Manager

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Note: Depending on the connection status of the EM5625, the text on the button is Connect, Cancel, or Disconnect. Connection Manager Subject to feature availability. >>| Connection Manager window >>| Add a data profile (Dial-up connections only) >>| Connection profile properties >>|...
  • Page 26: Add A Data Profile

    Data Services When Watcher starts, it verifies (and creates if needed) standard profiles appropriate to Verizon Wireless and your account. If your account includes access to dial-up data services, you can create custom data profiles. If you have a large number of defined data profiles, Watcher may take a long time to initialize.
  • Page 27: Specifying The Autolaunch Properties For The Connection

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Edit Select Editing properties: Connection Name • You cannot change the of an existing profile. (For dial-up connections, youYou can delete the profile and make a new one.) Use area • If the number is a long distance number, select the code check box to enter the area code.
  • Page 28: Restore Default Settings

    Data Services Browse the path to the program, or use the button to locate the program. Select Restore default settings Subject to feature availability. If you modify the profiles provided with your wireless device, and then want to restore their initial settings: Access the Connection Manager window.
  • Page 29: Delete A Data Profile

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Delete a data profile To delete a profile: Access the Connection Manager window. Connections Select the tab. Select the desired profile. Delete Select If you delete a profile that is standard with your account, the profile is re-created the next time you start Watcher.
  • Page 30: Make A High-Speed Data Connection

    Data Services “ ” in front of a number that is normally a local call, but that you are now calling long distance. Connect Click The connection progress is displayed in the Call status area. Related Topics: >>| End a data session >>| Default data profile >>|...
  • Page 31: Determine The Amount Of Data Transferred

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB You can set Watcher to automatically establish a VZAccess (NationalAccess or BroadbandAccess) packet data connection when it starts. If the packet data connection is lost, the connection is restarted automatically. This provides an “always-on” network connection (as far as permitted by network coverage).
  • Page 32: Quick 2 Net

    Data Services Quick 2 Net Subject to feature availability. Note: You cannot establish a Quick 2 Net (QNC) uses a circuit switched method to connect data connection if a voice call is to the Internet. The connection is slower (maximum speed of active.
  • Page 33: Determining The Signal Strength

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB This enables your device to receive voice calls and can save you money if you are billed for connection time and forget to disconnect a call. To set the inactivity timer: Data Data From the tab of the Options window, use the “...
  • Page 34: Wifi Connections

    1: WiFi Connections Enabling support for a WiFi network adapter Subject to feature availability. In addition to CDMA connections, Watcher allows you to manage and monitor connections with a WiFi network adapter. Your WiFi network adapter might be a PC Card or an internal module.
  • Page 35: Broadcasting And Non-Broadcasting Wifi Hotspots

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB You have a WiFi connection. The ToolTip shows the number of WiFi networks detected. WiFi signal strength. The indicator on the right side of the Status box shows the signal strength of the hotspot with the strongest signal. The number of bars increases as signal strength increases, to a maximum of five bars.
  • Page 36: Wep Keys

    WiFi Connections Related topics >>| Creating WiFi profiles >>| Monitoring hotspots WEP keys A WEP key is a security code used to control access to a hotspot. A WEP key may be required to connect to the hotspot (depending on how the hotspot is configured). If you attempt a connection to a hotspot (listed on the WiFi tab) that has a lock icon next to it, Watcher prompts you for the...
  • Page 37: Establishing A Wifi Connection

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB • Rank WiFi profiles ( ) for autoconnection • Restore default settings Establishing a WiFi connection A WiFi connection may be initiated automatically as soon as your wireless device is on, or Watcher is launched. This depends on your settings in Watcher and any other applica- tions that control your WiFi network adapter.
  • Page 38: Determining The Signal Strength

    WiFi Connections The connection is complete. An IP address has been assigned to the WiFi network adapter, and you can access Internet services. Related topics >>| Broadcasting and non-broadcasting WiFi hotspots >>| WEP keys >>| Monitoring hotspots >>| Creating WiFi profiles >>| Managing both VZAccess and WiFi connections Determining the signal strength...
  • Page 39: Monitoring Hotspots

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB • If both the VZAccess and WiFi profiles are set to autoconnect and both networks are available, then during start-up of Watcher a WiFi connection is initiated (if one is not already in place). If a VZAccess connection is in place, it is ended.
  • Page 40: Viewing Hotspot Details

    WiFi Connections From the WiFi tab , select the hotspot and select the connect button Note: If you have a VZAccess (NationalAccess or Broadban- dAccess) connection, you cannot initiate a WiFi connection in Watcher. You must first close the VZAccess connection. To cancel the connection process: From the WiFi tab , select the hotspot and select the...
  • Page 41: Managing Wifi Profiles

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB • Network—SSID of this hotspot • BSSID—(Basic Service Set Identifier) MAC address of the hotspot • Channel—Radio frequency channel used by the hotspot • WEP—Icon indicating whether a WEP key is required to use the hotspot •...
  • Page 42: Creating Wifi Profiles

    WiFi Connections Creating WiFi profiles You will need information from the wireless service provider (if the profile is for a subscribed WiFi service) or the IT department (if the profile is for a private WiFi network in a business or organization), for the following fields: •...
  • Page 43: Editing Wifi Profiles

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Editing WiFi profiles To edit a WiFi profile: Select the profile you want to edit: · Select the WiFi tab. Right-click the hotspot that corre- sponds to the profile you want to edit, and, from the Properties shortcut menu, select .
  • Page 44 WiFi Connections Select a profile that you want to move up or down in ranking. To move the profile up, use the up arrow button ; to move the profile down, use the down arrow button Repeat steps 2 and 3 until the profiles are in the order in which you would like Watcher to connect to them.
  • Page 45 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB 2130548...
  • Page 46: Text Messaging Services

    2: Text Messaging Services Short text messaging The SMS (Short Messaging Service) feature allows you to send and receive short text messages through the CDMA network. The exact message length limit is determined by the service provider; usually up to 160 characters. Note: To send/receive SMS messages, you must have Nationa- lAccess service ( ) or an active dial-up/Quick 2 NetSM (14.4kbps)
  • Page 47: Mobile Messenger Window

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB An icon in the Indicator area shows whether you have unread SMS messages. You have unread SMS messages. If you have urgent messages, the icon flashes. By selecting the icon, you can access the Mobile Messenger window to read the messages.
  • Page 48: Read Sms Messages

    Text Messaging Services >>| Forward SMS messages >>| Reply to SMS messages >>| Phone the sender of a text message >>| Add SMS callback to contacts >>| Delete SMS messages Read SMS messages Note: If Watcher is integrated with Outlook (subject to feature avail- ability), you can read SMS messages from Outlook.
  • Page 49: Reply To Sms Messages

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB To forward SMS messages: Ensure you have NationalAccess service ( ) or an active dial-up/Quick 2 NetSM (14.4kbps) connection ( In the Inbox of the Mobile Messenger window, select the message you want to forward. File >...
  • Page 50: Phone The Sender Of A Text Message

    Text Messaging Services Priority From the “ ” drop-down list, set the priority of this message. Send Click Related topics >>| Cannot send or receive SMS >>| SMS Failed Phone the sender of a text message Subject to feature availability. Note: If Watcher is integrated with Outlook (subject to feature avail- ability), you can phone the sender of an SMS message from Outlook.
  • Page 51: Mobile Messenger - Outbox

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Mobile Messenger - Outbox Subject to feature availability. Note: If Watcher is integrated with Outlook (subject to feature avail- ability), use Outlook to deal with outgoing SMS messages. You cannot access the Mobile Messenger window from Watcher, unless you disable Outlook integration.
  • Page 52: Sms Message Composition

    Text Messaging Services Before sending, you can override your callback number if desired. Related topics >>| Cannot send or receive SMS >>| SMS Failed SMS message composition Subject to feature availability. Note: If Watcher is integrated with Outlook (subject to feature avail- ability), you can create and send SMS messages from Outlook.
  • Page 53: Add Sms Recipients Window

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB To... From the SMS message composition window, click The Phone Book (Watcher) or Outlook contacts appear in the Add SMS Recipients window that opens. Add SMS Recipients window Subject to feature availability. You can have up to 10 recipients to a single SMS message. To add recipients: •...
  • Page 54: Revise A Draft Message

    Text Messaging Services Revise a draft message Subject to feature availability. Note: If Watcher is integrated with Outlook (subject to feature avail- ability), you can revise a draft SMS message in Outlook. You cannot access the Mobile Messenger window from Watcher, unless you disable Outlook integration.
  • Page 55: Override The Callback Number

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Override the callback number Subject to feature availability. You can override the callback number that is included in SMS messages you send. The default is the phone number of your EM5625. To override the callback number: Messaging From the tab of the Options window, select the...
  • Page 56: Review Sms Messages

    Text Messaging Services Review SMS messages Subject to feature availability. Note: If Watcher is integrated with Outlook (subject to feature avail- ability), use Outlook to deal with retained SMS messages and drafts. You cannot access the Mobile Messenger window from Watcher, unless you disable Outlook integration.
  • Page 57: Managing Sms Messages

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Click to save the setting. Managing SMS messages >>| Delete SMS messages >>| Expire SMS messages Delete SMS messages Note: If Watcher is integrated with Outlook (subject to feature avail- ability), use Outlook to delete SMS messages. To delete SMS messages: •...
  • Page 58: Voice Services

    3: Voice Services Voice features Subject to feature availability. Watcher provides these voice features: • Make and receive calls • 3-way calling • Redial the last number called or unanswered • Call Waiting Alert • Missed Call notification • Voice Mail notification •...
  • Page 59: Mute A Call

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Voice • Use the volume up and down buttons on the , or Sounds • Move the slider in the tab of the Options window. For alerts and rings played on the wireless device’s speaker, use the system volume control in the Windows system tray: Mute a call To mute the microphone during a call, select the mute...
  • Page 60: Service Alert

    Voice Services Note: The counting of the time To allow you time to end the call, the tone is played 10 seconds starts from when the connection before the minute elapses. is being established, and not To turn the Minute Alert feature on/off: from the time the other party Voice From the...
  • Page 61: Outgoing Calls

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB To access the Scratch Pad: Voice From the , use the button. Use the keyboard or the dial pad to enter text. The Scratch Pad automatically saves your data and closes when: There is an incoming voice call •...
  • Page 62: Dial A Voice Call

    Voice Services Related Topics: >>| Dial a voice call >>| Ending a voice call >>| Headset / TTY use >>| KeyGuard - prevent accidental dialing Dial a voice call Subject to feature availability. A call can be dialed in several ways: Voice •...
  • Page 63: Prefix Dialing With "1

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB To turn the Auto-Hyphenation feature on/off: Voice From the tab of the Options window, select or clear Auto-Hyphenation the “ ” check box. Click to save the setting. Prefix dialing with “1” The prefix feature automatically inserts a “1” before numbers dialed from all sources, except: •...
  • Page 64: 3-Way Calling

    Voice Services 3-way calling Subject to feature availability. If you are subscribed to a 3-way calling service, you can have a call between more than two parties. To establish a 3-way call: Connect with one of the parties. SEND Use the button to place that party on hold.
  • Page 65: Incoming Calls

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Voice From the tab of the Options window, select or clear Mute the “ ” check box. Click to save the setting. Incoming calls Subject to feature availability. When you have an incoming voice call: •...
  • Page 66: Any-Key Answer

    Voice Services An icon in the Indicator area shows the setting. Ring on Silent ring. The Call status area displays a message for incoming calls. To set how the device responds to an incoming call: • While not in a call, select the mute button to toggle the ring on and off.
  • Page 67: Call Waiting Alert

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB To set the number of rings for Auto-Answer: Voice Auto- From the tab of the Options window, use the “ answer incoming calls ” drop-down list to select the number of rings. To turn Auto-Answer off, select “ ”...
  • Page 68: Voice Mail

    Voice Services <esc> • Press on the keyboard. If the other party hangs up first, the call may be released without you taking any action. Voice Mail Depending on your account, you may have a voice mail feature. Unanswered calls are directed to your voice mail box where messages can be left.
  • Page 69: Access Your Voice Mail

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Access your Voice Mail Subject to feature availability. To access your voice mail: Click the icon (whether lit or not) Following a confirmation, Watcher places a voice call to the phone number used by your voice mail system. The voice mail number is automatically set up for you during the installation and activation process.
  • Page 70 Voice Services supported, but do not include spaces, brackets, or hyphens. Click to close the dialog. In the Messaging options tab, click to save the setting. Rev 0.21 Dec.04...
  • Page 71 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB 2130548...
  • Page 72: Contact Management

    4: Contact Management Phone Book Watcher has a Phone Book of contacts to track phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Subject to feature availability, you can use these entries to easily: • Make a voice call to a contact • Send an SMS message to a contact Note: If Watcher is integrated with Outlook (subject to feature avail- ability), you can also phone and send SMS messages to your Outlook contacts.
  • Page 73: Dial A Contact

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Add New Contact Right-click any entry, and select To edit an entry: In the Phone Book, select the entry. File > Edit Contact Click , or Edit Contact Right-click the entry, and select Related topics: >>| Synchronizing Phone Book contacts (in Watcher) with Outlook...
  • Page 74: Call Log

    Contact Management 4307767# The phone number “ ” is dialed (including the # key) to make the connection. The Call status area shows: Link Dial Mode. ‘Send’ for next link SEND 123# Use the button to dial the next “ ”.
  • Page 75: Copy The Call Log To A Text File

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB To reply to a call logged in the Call Log: • In the Call Log, double-click the entry you want to reply to, or File > Dial • Select the entry, then select From the Call Log you can place only voice calls. Copy the Call Log to a text file To save the information in the Call Log to a text file: File >...
  • Page 76: Call Log View Options

    Contact Management Call Log view options You can view all calls, or only specified calls: voice or data. View From the Call Log, select , then the item you want to view or hide. A check mark next to each item indicates if it is displayed.
  • Page 77 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB 2130548...
  • Page 78: Outlook Integration

    1: Outlook integration Enabling Outlook integration Subject to feature availability. When Outlook integration is enabled, a new toolbar is added to Outlook so that you can: • Read and send SMS messages from Outlook • Phone people in your contacts list or the sender of an SMS message.
  • Page 79 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Ensure you have NationalAccess service ( ) or an active dial-up/Quick 2 NetSM (14.4kbps) connection ( In Outlook, select the contact. New SMS Select the button If more than one phone number is associated with the contact, a window appears listing all the numbers.
  • Page 80: Viewing Sent Messages

    Outlook integration Send Select the button. File > Alternatively, you can save the message (by selecting Save ), then edit and send it later. Your message remains on the network until the recipient is in service, unless the expiry period is exceeded. Sent Items Messages you send are automatically saved to the folder in Outlook.
  • Page 81: Reading Sms Messages

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB SMS messages can be distinguished from e-mail messages by this icon: Double-click the message header, or select the header and Open press <Enter>, or right-click the header and select Related topics >>| Enabling Outlook integration >>| Sending SMS messages >>|...
  • Page 82: Forwarding Sms Messages

    Outlook integration Send Enter your message and select Related topics >>| Enabling Outlook integration >>| Reading SMS messages >>| Forwarding SMS messages >>| Cannot send or receive SMS >>| SMS Failed Forwarding SMS messages If Outlook integration is enabled, you can forward SMS messages from Outlook.
  • Page 83: Deleting Sms Messages

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB >>| Enabling Outlook integration >>| Reading SMS messages >>| Replying to SMS messages >>| Cannot send or receive SMS >>| SMS Failed Deleting SMS messages To delete SMS messages from Outlook: Inbox Outbox Sent Items Drafts In the folder of Outlook,...
  • Page 84: Synchronizing Phone Book Contacts (In Watcher) With Outlook

    Outlook integration >>| Enabling Outlook integration >>| Synchronizing Phone Book contacts (in Watcher) with Outlook Synchronizing Phone Book contacts (in Watcher) with Outlook If Outlook integration is enabled, you can synchronize your contacts in Watcher’s Phone Book with your Outlook contacts. Note: Only the name and phone number are synchronized.
  • Page 85 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB 2130548...
  • Page 86: Security

    2: Security Security features Watcher can lock the EM5625 so that others cannot use the wireless modem and account (except for emergency 911 calls). A four-digit lock code is needed to unlock the modem. You can set the EM5625 to lock: •...
  • Page 87: Warning

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Note: The security lock code is reset to the last four digits of any new phone number whenever an account is activated. This may change a custom value you have set. Warning If you lock the EM5625 and forget the lock code, you will not be able to use the EM5625 until you receive assistance from Verizon.
  • Page 88: Lock The Em5625 Immediately

    Security Click to save the setting. Related Topics: >>| Lock the EM5625 immediately >>| Change the lock code >>| Functionality when the EM5625 is locked >>| Unlock the modem Lock the EM5625 immediately >>| Warning To lock the EM5625 immediately: Close any active connection.
  • Page 89 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB 2130548...
  • Page 90: Customization Options

    3: Customization Options Options window TOOLS > Options... Access the Options by selecting You can customize features of Watcher (subject to feature availability): General • Auto-launch Watcher on module detection, launch minimized • Enable support for a WiFi network adapter •...
  • Page 91: General Tab In Options

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB • Auto-Retry • Any-Key Answer • Auto-Hyphenation • Prefix dialing for long distance • Key tone settings and mute • Audible alerts Restore Defaults button restores the factory settings of all options. General tab in Options From the General tab in the Options window, you can: •...
  • Page 92: Prompt Before Exit

    Customization Options Prompt before exit When you close Watcher, there is a prompt reminding you that any open connections will be closed and you cannot receive any incoming voice calls. To enable/disable this exit prompt: General From the tab of the Options window, select or clear Prompt before exit the “...
  • Page 93: Network Tab In Options

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Network tab in Options From the Network tab in the Options window, you can: • Set the roaming options (“System Select”) • Use a TTY instead of a headset • Update the system clock automatically from the CDMA network Update the system clock with CDMA time If you frequently change time zones, you can have your...
  • Page 94: Customize Sounds

    Customization Options >>| Minute Alert Customize sounds The .wav file assigned to each alert is shown. > To test the sound, select the button to the right of the event description. To change the sound file used: Browse... Select the button to right of the event description.
  • Page 95 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB 2130548...
  • Page 96: Activation

    4: Activation Activation overview Your EM5625 connects to a CDMA network. To use the network, you require an account with a service provider. The process of activation configures your EM5625 with the required account parameters (phone number, etc.). The Activation Wizard guides you through the process. If your EM5625 does not have an activated account, then, when you run Watcher or it autostarts, the Activation Wizard should autostart.
  • Page 97: Activation Wizard

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Configuring the EM5625 involves setting the phone number assigned by Verizon Wireless and may involve entering other network parameters and settings such as a user name and password to access services. If you purchased your wireless device directly from Verizon Wireless, you may already have an account;...
  • Page 98: Manual Activation

    Activation To begin activation of the EM5625, select the method and click Next Manual Activation Additional notes may advise you what to have ready. Consult the product documentation if needed. When you have collected the required information, call your service provider. Inform the representative that you are activating a Sierra Wireless EM5625 for Verizon.
  • Page 99: Voice-Assisted / Automated Activation

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB The modem reinitializes. After Verizon sets up your account on the network, your EM5625 should be configured and ready for use. Voice-Assisted / Automated Activation To use voice-assisted or automated activation: If prompted to, connect your headset (or TTY) to the wireless device.
  • Page 100: Troubleshooting

    5: Troubleshooting Not in Service • If you are inside a building or near a structure that may be blocking the signal, change the position or location of your computer. • Ensure you are within the CDMA network coverage area. For coverage information, contact Verizon.
  • Page 101: Optimize Performance

    Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB Optimize performance To optimize your settings to achieve the fastest speeds and conserve data while using e-mail: • Work in “offline” mode, and connect when you need to send and receive e-mail. • Save attachments to a desktop folder and then open from that folder, rather than opening the attachment directly from the message.
  • Page 102: Glossary

    6: Glossary Definitions One Times Radio Transmission Technology (the "one times" refers to the frequency spectrum). A high-speed standard for cellular communications. Supports Internet connections with data rates up to 153.6 kbps (downlink from the network) and 76.8 kpbs (uplink to the network). 1xEV-DO A high-speed standard for cellular packet data communica- tions.
  • Page 103 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB duration Time that has elapsed since the EM5625 started establishing the current call. Note: The timer starts when the connection is being estab- lished - not when the two parties are connected and can start talking.
  • Page 104 Glossary Transmission Control Protocol—The common underlying communication protocol used on the Internet. A connection handshake establishes a point to point logical connection. In contrast to UDP, TCP ensures both ends of the connection are present and active on the network. TCP ensures delivery of datagrams.
  • Page 105 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB 2130548...
  • Page 106 Index Numerics activation overview, 95 automated, 98 1 - dialing prefix, 62 manual, 97 1X connection voice-assisted, 98 overview, 9 Activation Wizard, 96 amount of data transferred, 30 auto-launch properties, 26 Call Log entry to contacts, 74 coverage indicator, 18 connection profile, 25 end, 31 contact, 71...
  • Page 107 Index BroadbandAccess CDMA coverage, 10 overview, 9 CDMA network amount of data transferred, 30 coverage, 10 auto-launch properties, 26 service providers, 95 coverage indicator, 18 signal strength, 32 end connection, 31 circuit switched data make connection, 29 overview, 9 restore default settings, 27 add dial-up profile, 25 restrict Watcher to default profiles, 24 end data session, 31...
  • Page 108 Index connection, data contact management, 71 3G and WiFi, 37 contacts add dial-up profile, 25 add entry, 71 amount of data transferred, 30 add from Call Log, 74 auto-launch properties, 26 add from SMS callback, 49 BroadbandAccess - overview, 9 dial, 72 BroadbandAccess and WiFi, 37 edit entry, 71...
  • Page 109 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB data connection data tab 1X - overview, 9 main window, 23 1X - make connection, 29 options screen, 91 3G and WiFi, 37 default connection, 27 add dial-up profile, 25 default profiles amount of data transferred, 30 restrict to, 24 auto-launch properties, 26 default settings - restore, 27...
  • Page 110 Index encryption, 58 hotspots add profile for, 41 data session, 31 broadcasting and non-broadcasting, 34 voice call, 66 connect to, 37, 37, 38 WiFi connection, 37 delete profile, 42 enhanced SMS delivery acknowledgement, 55 details - view, 39 error messages, 99 disconnect, 39 ESN, 95 edit profile, 42...
  • Page 111 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB menus HELP, 22 TOOLS, 22 NationalAccess VIEW, 21 overview, 9 messaging amount of data transferred, 30 overview, 45 auto-launch properties, 26 add callback to contacts, 49 coverage indicator, 18 addressing, 51 end connection, 31 cannot send or receive SMS, 99 make connection, 29 compose, 51...
  • Page 112 Index options priority overview of Options screen, 89 3G and WiFi, 37 data tab, 91 BroadbandAccess and WiFi, 37 general tab, 90 NationalAccess and WiFi, 37 messaging tab, 91 VZAccess and WiFi, 37 network tab, 92 WiFi and 3G, 37 security tab, 92 WiFi and BroadbandAccess/NationalAccess/VZA- sounds tab, 92...
  • Page 113 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB security signal strength change code, 87 CDMA network, 32 enable, 86 system tray, 13 features, 85 WiFi, 37 functionality, 86 WiFi - from connection status area, 19 unlock, 85 silent ring, 92 security tab (options), 92 send SMS, 53 overview, 45 send SMS from Outlook, 77...
  • Page 114 Index view Call Log, 75 compact, 16 text messaging full, 15 overview, 45 VIEW menu, 21 add callback to contacts, 49 views (Watcher), 15 addressing, 51 voice cannot send or receive, 99 feature summary, 57 compose, 51 answer, 64 create, 50 dialing, 61 delete, 56 ending a call, 66...
  • Page 115 Online Help for VZW EM5625 NB WiFi nection, during, 37 3G connection, during, 37 non-broadcasting hotspots, 34 add profile for hotspot, 41 profiles, 40 autoconnect, 42 rank hotspots for autoconnection, 42 BroadbandAccess/NationalAccess/VZAccess con- restore default settings, 27 nection, during, 37 signal strength, 37 broadcasting hotspots, 34 signal strength - from connection status area, 19...