Toshiba AT105-SP0160M User Manual

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If you need assistance:
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Calling from outside the United States (949) 859-4273
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    User’s Guide If you need assistance: ❖ Toshiba’s Support Web site ❖ Toshiba Customer Support Center Calling within the United States (800) 457-7777 Calling from outside the United States (949) 859-4273 For more information, see page 106 in this guide.

  • Page 2: Regulatory Information


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    Only Peripherals complying with the FCC Class B limits may be attached to this equipment. Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. Shielded cables must be used between the external devices and the device's ports.

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    Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conformé à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Wireless Interoperability The Toshiba Wireless LAN Card products are designed to be interoperable with any wireless LAN product that is based on Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) radio technology, and is compliant to: ❖...

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    Wireless LAN device prior to turning on the equipment. Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the Toshiba Wireless LAN Card is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Toshiba Wireless LAN Card shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.

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    The actual SAR values for your device, while in use, are normally well below the stated values. The operating power of your device is automatically decreased when full power is not needed for the wireless connection to increase system efficiency and to minimize interference on the network. The lower the power output of the device the lower its SAR value.

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    To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding. Equipment (or its transmit antenna) that is installed outdoors is subject to licensing. Pour empecher que cet appareil cause du brouillage au service faisant l’objet d’une licence, il doit etre utilize a l’interieur et devrait etre place loin des fenetres afin de Fournier un ecram de blindage maximal.

  • Page 8: Bluetooth Wireless Technology Interoperability

    ® Bluetooth Always use Bluetooth networks over two or more (up to a total of seven) Toshiba portable computers using these cards. Please contact Toshiba product support on Web site in Europe or in the United States for more information.

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    The radiated output power of the Bluetooth the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the Bluetooth from Toshiba shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized. Wireless WAN and Your Health NOTE This information may not be applicable to your model.

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    Part 2 section 1093. Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation The radiated output power of the TOSHIBA Wireless WAN Card is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the TOSHIBA Wireless WAN Card shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.

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    CE Compliance CE Compliance does not apply to systems with Wireless WAN (3G) modules installed. Canada – Industry Canada (IC) Wireless WAN complies with RSS-129, RSS-133 Industry Canada. The installer of this radio equipment must ensure that the antenna is located or pointed such that it does not emit RF field in excess of Health Canada limits for the general population;...

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    U.S. Export Administration Regulations is prohibited. Notice While Toshiba has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice.

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    Corporation. Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Toshiba is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. Broadcom is a registered trademark of Broadcom Corporation and/or its affiliates in the United States, certain other countries, and/or the EU.

  • Page 14: Table Of Contents

    Other icons used...21 Your device’s features and specifications ...21 Other documentation ...21 Service options ...22 Precautions...22 File management tips ...23 Toshiba’s online resources ...23 Chapter 1: Getting Started... 24 Features and components...24 Front ...25 Back ...26 Right side...27 Left side ...28 Top ...28...

  • Page 15: Table Of Contents

    Sign in to your Google™ Account ...43 Setting up Wi-Fi connections ...45 Registering your Toshiba device ...46 Backing up your data ...46 Backing up data using TOSHIBA File Manager...46 Backing up data using your Google™ Account...46 Restoring your data using your Google™...

  • Page 16: Table Of Contents

    Contents Customizing your Home screens ...56 Adding an item to a Home screen ...56 Moving an item from the Home screen...57 Removing an item from a Home screen...57 Changing the wallpaper...57 Turning off the device ...58 Options for turning off the device ...58 Using Shut down mode ...58 Using Sleep mode...59 Syncing and managing your accounts ...60...

  • Page 17: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 3: Working with Apps... 85 Downloading Toshiba Apps ...85 TOSHIBA Media Player ...85 Apps ...86 Downloading from Android Market™ ...86 Preinstalled Apps on your tablet ...86 Uninstalling Apps on your tablet ...87 Chapter 4: Exploring the Features on your Device... 88 Using the onscreen keyboard...88...

  • Page 18: Table Of Contents

    Power and the batteries ...108 Display problems ...109 Sound system problems ...109 Wireless networking problems...110 If you need further assistance...110 Before you contact Toshiba ...111 Contacting Toshiba ...111 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites...112 Toshiba’s worldwide offices...112 Appendix A: Power Cord/Cable Connectors...114 Glossary...115...

  • Page 19: Introduction

    Toshiba’s Web site at While Toshiba has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice.

  • Page 20: This Guide, Safety Icons

    Introduction This guide This guide This guide introduces the features on your device as well as some basic procedures needed to perform tasks on your tablet powered by Android™. You can: ❖ Read the entire guide from beginning to end. ❖...

  • Page 21: Other Icons Used, Your Device's Features And Specifications, Other Documentation

    A Legal/Safety/Regulatory document ❖ A Quick Start Card ❖ A standard limited warranty ❖ It may also contain guides for other programs that may come with your system. For accessory information, visit Toshiba’s Web site at Introduction Other documentation System icons...

  • Page 22: Service Options, Precautions

    To stay current on the most recent applications, application updates, and hardware options for your device, as well as other product information, be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at If you have a problem or need to contact Toshiba, see Goes Wrong”...

  • Page 23: File Management Tips, Toshiba's Online Resources

    Do not turn off the device if a drive indicator light indicates a drive is active. Toshiba’s online resources Toshiba maintains a number of online sites to which you can connect. These sites provide information about Toshiba products, give help with technical questions and keep you up to date with future upgrades.

  • Page 24: Chapter 1: Getting Started, Features And Components

    Chapter 1 Getting Started This chapter provides tips for using your device effectively, summarizes how to connect components, and explains what to do the first time you use your device. Please read and adhere to all safety information carefully and make sure you fully understand the instructions before you attempt to use your device in order to avoid potential hazards that could cause bodily injury, property damage, or damage the device.

  • Page 25: Front

    Front Camera indicator light Internal microphone 10.1” HD display (Sample Illustration) Front view ❖ Front Camera indicator light—Glows blue when the front Camera is in operation. For more information, see cameras” on page ❖ Internal microphone—Allows you to record sounds for your application.

  • Page 26: Back

    Getting Started Features and components Back (Sample Illustration) Back view ❖ Camera—Allows you to take still photos and videos. For more information, see ❖ Removable back cover—Can be removed to replace the battery. For more information, see page Camera Removable back cover “Using the cameras”...

  • Page 27: Right Side

    Right side SD™ Card slot (Sample Illustration) Right side view ❖ SD™ Card slot—Supports the use of Secure Digital™ (SD™) media. For more information, see page ❖ Screen rotation lock/unlock switch—Allows you to lock the orientation of the display screen so that the current view does not rotate with movement.

  • Page 28: Left Side

    Getting Started Features and components Left side Speaker (Sample Illustration) Left side view ❖ Docking connector—Allows connection to a docking station. Remove the docking connector cover to access to the docking connector. For more information, see station” on page ❖ Speakers—Allow you to listen to sounds on your device.

  • Page 29: Bottom

    Bottom DC-IN (Sample Illustration) Bottom view NOTE Remove the port cover to access the ports. ❖ DC-IN—Allows connection of the AC adaptor to charge the battery or run your device on AC power. For more information, “Using the device for the first time” on page ❖...

  • Page 30: Connecting To A Power Source

    Always use the Toshiba AC adaptor that was provided with your device, or use AC adaptors specified by Toshiba to avoid any risk of fire or other damage to the device. Use of an incompatible AC adaptor could cause fire or damage to the device possibly resulting in serious injury.

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    To connect AC power to the device: Connect the power cord/cable to the AC adaptor. (Sample Illustration) Connecting the power cord/cable to the AC adaptor Handling the cord on this product will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.

  • Page 32: Battery Notice, Charging The Battery

    The battery life cited in the product specifications is only achieved on the select models and configurations tested by Toshiba under the specific test settings at the time of publication and is not an estimate of a system’s battery life under any conditions other than the...

  • Page 33: Changing The Battery, Removing The Battery From The Device

    Changing the battery When your battery has run out of power, you have two options: plug in the AC adaptor or install a charged battery. Never short-circuit the battery pack by either accidentally or intentionally bringing the battery terminals in contact with another conductive object.

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    Getting Started Changing the battery Lift up and gently remove the cover. (Sample Illustration) Removing the back cover Slide the battery release lock to the unlocked position. (Sample Illustration) Unlocking the battery release lock Slide and hold the battery release latch to disengage the battery with one hand, then using the other hand, lift up from the center to remove the battery from the tablet.

  • Page 35: Inserting A Charged Battery

    If the battery is leaking or its case is cracked, put on protective gloves to handle it, and discard it immediately. Always dispose of used batteries in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Inserting a charged battery To insert a battery: Wipe the connectors of the charged battery with a clean cloth to ensure a good connection.

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    Getting Started Changing the battery (Sample Illustration) Locking the battery release lock Seat the back cover in place, and then slide the cover lock to the locked position. Locked position (Sample Illustration) Replacing the back cover lock Turn the device right side up. Reconnect any cables that were removed in step 3 of “Removing the battery from the device”...

  • Page 37: Taking Care Of Your Battery, Safety Precautions, Optimizing Battery Life

    ❖ ❖ ❖ Do not turn on the device's power again until an authorized Toshiba service provider has checked it for safety. Continued use could cause a fire or rupture possibly resulting in serious injury or device failure including but not limited to the loss of data.

  • Page 38: Maintaining Your Battery

    Getting Started Taking care of your battery ❖ If you know you will not be near a Wi-Fi time, switch to Airplane mode. For more information, see “Wireless and networks settings” on page To check the battery charge level: Touch the Apps ( The Apps menu appears.

  • Page 39: Disposing Of Used Batteries

    If you cannot find the information you need elsewhere, call Toshiba at: (800) 457-7777. In addition, Toshiba’s recycling initiatives include recycling programs, events, and consumer promotions. For details, please visit

  • Page 40: Using The Device For The First Time, Turning On The Power

    Getting Started Using the device for the first time Using the device for the first time The device is now ready for you to turn it on and begin using it. Turning on the power To turn on the device: Make sure any external devices (such as the AC adaptor, if you plan to use AC power rather than battery power) are properly connected and ready.

  • Page 41: Setting Up Your Device

    Setting up your device NOTE To take full advantage of features for your device, Toshiba recommends that you have access to a Wi-Fi Google™ Account before setting up your device. The first time you power on your tablet the Welcome screen appears and you will be asked to choose a language.

  • Page 42: Setting Location Preferences, Setting The Date And Time

    Getting Started Using the device for the first time Touch the name of the network you want to connect to, and then touch Confirm. (If the network is a secured/locked network, you will be asked to enter the appropriate credentials before confirming.) Setting location preferences After you choose an available Wi-Fi...

  • Page 43: Sign In To Your Google™ Account

    ❖ Set the option, “Use network provided time” to OFF. This allows you to manually enter the date/time information. Select the region. The default setting is “Pacific Standard time.” Set the date by touching the up/down arrows, and then touch Next to continue. Sign in to your Google™...

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    Getting Started Using the device for the first time The “Sign in with your Google Account” screen appears. (Sample Image) Sign in with your Google Account screen ❖ Enter your existing Google Account information, and then touch Sign in. ❖ If you do not already have a Google Account, you can create a new one by touching Create account.

  • Page 45: Connections

    Touch and hold the Lock ( ) icon and drag it to the edge of the large circle surrounding it. The last screen viewed appears. ® Setting up Wi-Fi and Bluetooth ® Wi-Fi Touch the Apps ( screen, and touch the Settings ( ) icon, the Wireless & networks ( ) icon, Wi-Fi settings, and then Wi-Fi, if not turned on.

  • Page 46: Registering Your Toshiba Device, Backing Up Your Data, Manager, Account

    Backing up data using TOSHIBA File Manager Using the TOSHIBA File Manager, you can back up your data to an SD™ Card or other external media. For more information, see “TOSHIBA File Manager Utility” on page Backing up data using your Google™...

  • Page 47: Restoring Your Data Using Your Google Account

    Restoring your data using your Google™ Account If your data was previously backed up using this service you can sign in to your Google™ Account and choose to restore your settings from your Google Account to your device. (Sample Image) Backup and Restore screen The data that is backed up may include the following: ❖...

  • Page 48: Navigation And Features

    Getting Started Navigation and features Navigation and features Your device exemplifies the innovative blending of touch-screen technology and intuitive application design making the most of your tablet device. Google™ Search bar Voice recognition Home screens System bar (Sample Image) Central Home screen Icons and buttons you may find on your display screen.

  • Page 49: Home Screen

    Icon Name Battery status icon Customize button Voice recognition button Google Search bar Home screen The total number of available Home screens is five. Move between screens by swiping your finger to the left or right. (Sample Image) 5 available Home screens Your device’s five home screens have several standard features, including icons and a customizable background pattern (wallpaper).

  • Page 50: Touch Screen Navigation

    Getting Started Navigation and features Icons An icon represents a shortcut of either a widget, application, bookmark, or game that can be quickly launched by touching the icon on a Home screen. Each Home screen may display icons for any of the following: ❖...

  • Page 51: Navigating The Home Screen, System Bar

    Double-tap—Tap quickly twice to zoom in. For example, double- tap a section of a Web page to zoom in on that section. Double-tap again to zoom out. Pinch—In some apps (such as Maps, Browser, and Gallery), you can zoom in and out by placing two fingers on the screen at once and pinching them together (to zoom out) or spreading them apart (to zoom in).

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    Getting Started Navigation and features the desired control, or touch a blank area of the System bar to restore the full view. At the top of the screen you will find the Google™ Search bar ), and next to that is the search by voice ( ) button. Also available at the top of the screen are the Apps ( the Customize ( Status icons...

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    Opening a notification Touch the time display in the System bar on the lower right of your Home screen. The Notification summary panel opens. (Sample Image) Notification summary panel screen Touch a notification summary to view it or to respond to it. Touch the notification’s Close button to remove it from the Notifications list.

  • Page 54: Securing Your Tablet

    Toshiba is not responsible for any losses that may occur, as a result of the inability to access your device. When you initially turn on or wake the tablet, the lock screen requires you to drag the Lock ( ) icon to unlock the screen, see “Waking the tablet”...

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    You can encrypt all the data on your tablet: Google™ Accounts, application data, music and other media, downloaded information, etc. If you do, you must enter a numeric PIN or password each time you power on your tablet. ❖ Encryption is irreversible. The only way to revert to an unencrypted device is to perform a factory data reset, which will erase all your data.

  • Page 56: Customizing Your Home Screens, Adding An Item To A Home Screen

    Getting Started Customizing your Home screens Customizing your Home screens You can add Apps icons, Widgets, Bookmark shortcuts, and other items to any available free space on any Home screen. You can also change the Wallpaper. For more information on the Home screens, see features”...

  • Page 57: Moving An Item From The Home Screen, Removing An Item From A Home Screen

    Moving an item from the Home screen To move an item to a new location on the current Home screen or to move it to another Home screen, touch & hold the icon, and then drag and drop it to the new location. Removing an item from a Home screen Touch &...

  • Page 58: Turning Off The Device, Options For Turning Off The Device, Using Shut Down Mode

    Getting Started Turning off the device Turning off the device It is a good idea to turn off your device when you are not using it for a while. If you are using the device for the first time, leave the device plugged into a power source (even though the device is off) to fully charge the battery.

  • Page 59: Using Sleep Mode

    To turn off your device using Shut down mode: Press and hold the Power button. A pop-up screen appears, asking whether you would like to shut down. (Sample Image) Shut down pop-up screen In the pop-up window, touch OK to completely shut down the tablet.

  • Page 60: Syncing And Managing Your Accounts, Add An Account

    Getting Started Syncing and managing your accounts ❖ Waking your device from Sleep mode takes less time and consumes less battery power than restarting after shutting down the device. ❖ When starting up again, the device returns to the screen last viewed.

  • Page 61: Remove An Account, Navigation, Maps, Places, And Latitude

    Touch Add account. Follow the onscreen instructions to enter the required account information. Configure the account settings. For more information, see “Accounts & sync settings” on page The account is added to the list in the Accounts & sync settings. Remove an account To remove an account and all the associated information, including email, contacts, settings, etc.:...

  • Page 62: Managing Downloads

    Getting Started Managing downloads Maps: Finds your current location to access real-time traffic conditions, and obtain detailed directions by foot, public transportation, or car, using the free Google Maps application (Beta). Places: Quickly find local establishments, such as restaurants, banks, or gas stations, using the free Google Places application. Latitude: Locate points-of-interest directly on a street map or satellite image.

  • Page 63: Factory Data Reset

    Factory data reset This restores the device to the out of box state. All data on the device is erased, including system/application settings, user downloaded/installed applications and data such as photos, music, videos, contacts, etc. The recovery process deletes all data, restoring the tablet to its out-of-box state.

  • Page 64: Caring For Your Device, Cleaning The Device

    Getting Started Caring for your device Caring for your device This section gives tips on cleaning and moving your device. For information about taking care of your device’s battery, see care of your battery” on page The screen is made of glass so avoid contact with sharp, rough, or abrasive objects or substances as screen may break or scratch if not handled properly.

  • Page 65: Customizing Your Device's Settings, Apps And Settings Menus, Chapter 2: Settings

    Customizing your device’s settings You can customize the settings for the various functions on your Toshiba tablet, such as screen orientation, or sound settings. Apps and Settings menus This menu contains most of the tools you will need to customize...

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    “Using the cameras” on page Touch to access and download available Toshiba apps. Touch to access your Gmail email account. Touch to open the Maps app, see Places, and Latitude” on page Touch to open Android Market to view and download available apps for your tablet.

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    Touch to view the Downloads application, see “Managing downloads” on page Touch to open the multimedia player, see Media Player” on page Touch to view the books that have been downloaded to your tablet. ) icon. Then swipe to the second ) icon. Settings “Navigation, “TOSHIBA...

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    Settings Customizing your device’s settings The following are some of the icons you may find in the Settings menu. Icon Name ® Wi-Fi Sound Screen Multimedia Location & security Configure how you want the tablet to determine your Applications Accounts & sync Privacy Storage Language &...

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    Customizing your device’s settings Access Settings from the Quick Settings menu You can open the Quick Settings menu to view and control the tablet settings you most often use, as well as access the Settings menu. Touch the Time ( screen in the System bar.

  • Page 70: Wireless And Networks Settings

    Settings Customizing your device’s settings Touch the Settings ( ) icon to open the Settings menu, and then select the setting you wish to change. The following are icons you will find in the Quick Settings menu. Icon Name Airplane mode ®...

  • Page 71: Setting Up Your Wi-fi ® Connection

    Customizing your device’s settings Touch the Wireless & networks ( The Wireless & networks menu appears. Touch the item you wish to change in the Wireless & networks menu. Below are some of the categories to choose from: ❖ Airplane mode—Select to turn off the tablet’s radios that transmit data.

  • Page 72: Sound Settings

    Settings Customizing your device’s settings ❖ Discoverable—Select to make your tablet discoverable by other Bluetooth ❖ Bluetooth devices—Displays a list of Bluetooth that you’ve previously configured and those detected when the tablet last scanned for Bluetooth ❖ Find nearby devices—Touch to search for and display information about nearby Bluetooth Sound settings The Sound settings can be configured to set the audio for media...

  • Page 73: Screen Settings, Multimedia Settings

    Screen settings You can change the Screen settings for various things, such as orientation of the display or brightness level for energy conservation. To change the Screen settings: Touch the Apps ( The Apps menu appears. Swipe to the second screen, and touch the Settings ( ) icon. The Settings menu appears.

  • Page 74: Location And Security Settings

    Settings Customizing your device’s settings Touch the Multimedia ( ) icon. The Multimedia menu appears. Touch the item you wish to change in the Multimedia menu. Location and security settings Use the Location & security settings to configure how you want the tablet to determine your location (this affects accuracy), and the way in which you want to share your location with Google™...

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    Toshiba is not responsible for any losses that may occur, as a result of the inability to access your device. ❖...

  • Page 76: Applications Settings

    Settings Customizing your device’s settings ❖ Use secure credentials—Under Credential storage, select to allow applications to access your tablet’s encrypted store of secure certificates and related passwords as well as other credentials. Credential storage is used to establish some kinds of VPN and Wi-Fi Bluetooth®...

  • Page 77: Accounts & Sync Settings

    ❖ Battery use—Displays a list of the applications using battery power since you last charged your tablet. Accounts & sync settings You can add, remove, and manage your Google™ Accounts and other accounts, using the Accounts & sync settings. For more information, see “Syncing and managing your accounts”...

  • Page 78: Privacy Settings

    Settings Customizing your device’s settings The account’s screen displays. ❖ Account screen—The options available on this screen depend on the account screen you have displayed. You can choose to turn ON/OFF synchronize for each account, or touch the Synchronize button at the top right of the Application bar to synchronize data now.

  • Page 79: Storage Settings, Language & Input Settings

    ❖ Factory data reset—See The recovery process deletes all data, restoring the tablet to its out-of-box state. Be sure to save your data to external media before executing the recovery), see Storage settings The Storage settings can be used to monitor the used and available space in your tablet’s internal storage and other storage media installed on your tablet.

  • Page 80

    Settings Customizing your device’s settings Below are some of the categories you can choose from: ❖ Select language—Select to open the Language screen, and then select your preferred language for use on your tablet. ❖ User dictionary—Select to open a list of the words you’ve added to the dictionary.

  • Page 81

    NOTE The Install voice data setting is not available if a synthesizer application is already installed on your device. ❖ Speech rate—Touch to select the speed in which you would like the synthesizer to speak. ❖ Language—Touch to select the text language you wish your synthesizer to speak.

  • Page 82: Accessibility Settings, Date & Time Settings

    Settings Customizing your device’s settings Accessibility settings Use the Accessibility settings to configure any plug-ins that are installed on the tablet. To change the Accessibility settings: Touch the Apps ( The Apps menu appears. Swipe to the second screen, and touch the Settings ( ) icon. The Settings menu appears.

  • Page 83: About Tablet

    Below are some of the categories you can choose from: ❖ Automatic date & time—Clear the selection to set the date and time manually. ❖ Automatic time zone—Clear the selection to set the time zone manually. ❖ Set date—If Automatic date & time is cleared, a screen opens to set the date manually.

  • Page 84

    Settings Customizing your device’s settings ❖ Battery use—Select to open a list of the applications and operating system components used since you last charged the tablet. ❖ Legal information—Select to open a screen that displays legal information about the system software included with your tablet.

  • Page 85: Downloading Toshiba Apps, Toshiba Media Player, Chapter 3: Working With Apps

    Chapter 3 Working with Apps Downloading Toshiba Apps You can download Toshiba apps from the Toshiba App Place™ by touching the App Place NOTE To download apps, you must be connected to the Internet. TOSHIBA Media Player The TOSHIBA Media Player is a multimedia player that allows users to experience outstanding multimedia viewing enjoyment.

  • Page 86: Apps, Downloading From Android Market, Preinstalled Apps On Your Tablet

    ❖ Capture Video—Turns on the camera application in video mode. ❖ Help—For more information, refer to the TOSHIBA Media Player Help file. TOSHIBA Resolution+ NOTE Viewing enhancements may vary depending upon content quality and display device capability/functionality/settings. Depending on the quality of the content, some video noise may be visible.

  • Page 87: Uninstalling Apps On Your Tablet

    Uninstalling Apps on your tablet To uninstall applications from your tablet. Touch the Apps ( Touch & hold the icon that represents the application you want to delete, and then drag it to the Trash can. Confirm the deletion. NOTE Applications that came preinstalled on your tablet cannot be deleted from the device.

  • Page 88: Using The Onscreen Keyboard, Chapter 4: Exploring The Features On Your Device

    Chapter 4 Exploring the Features on your Device Using the onscreen keyboard Your tablet comes with an onscreen keyboard. (Sample Image) Onscreen keyboard Enter text using the onscreen keyboard. Some applications open a text field that when touched, opens the onscreen keyboard allowing you to enter text.

  • Page 89: Type To Enter Text

    Type to enter text To begin typing, touch the text field in the application you are using to open the onscreen keyboard. (Sample Image) Touching a text field to type An insertion point tab ( If text has been previously entered you can drag the insertion point by its tab to move it to the location in the text line you wish to begin typing from.

  • Page 90

    Exploring the Features on your Device Using the onscreen keyboard Touch Paste ( The text is inserted into the new text field. NOTE Text can be copied and pasted from one app to another. ❖ Touch the space bar or a punctuation mark to auto complete a word you are typing.

  • Page 91: Speak To Enter Text, Using The Built-in Speakers, Using External Speakers Or Headphones

    Speak to enter text You can use the speech-recognition feature to input text to the onscreen keyboard. Touch the text field. Touch the Microphone ( ) key on the keyboard. Speak your text when you are prompted to “Speak now.” The speech-recognition types the words you say.

  • Page 92: Recording Sounds, Using The Cameras, Using An Sd™ Card

    Using an SD™ Card For detailed information regarding supported SD™ Cards, see the detailed specifications for your device at The SD™ Card reader supports the use of Secure Digital™ (SD™) media. This media can be used with a variety of digital products: digital music players, cellular phones, PDAs, digital cameras, digital video camcorders, etc.

  • Page 93: Inserting Memory Media, Removing Memory Media

    To avoid damaging your tablet device when using a micro or mini SD™ Card, an SD™ adapter is required. Inserting memory media When inserting memory media, do not touch the metal contacts. You could expose the storage area to static electricity, which can destroy data.

  • Page 94: Adding Optional External Devices, Using External Devices

    Exploring the Features on your Device Adding optional external devices Grasp the card and pull it straight out. (Sample Illustration) Removing memory media Adding optional external devices After starting your device for the first time you may want to: ❖ Connect a mouse (see ❖...

  • Page 95: Connecting An Hdmi™-compatible Television Or Display Device, Using An External Keyboard, Using An External Mouse

    ❖ A Mini-USB port—Supports data transfer. (Sample Illustration) External device ports on the bottom of the tablet Connecting an HDMI™-compatible television or display device To connect an HDMI™-compatible television or display device to the device: ❖ Connect one end of an HDMI™ cable (not included with your device) to the HDMI™...

  • Page 96: Using A Docking Station, Station

    Connecting your tablet to a docking station Connect the power cord to the AC adaptor (provided with your tablet device). NOTE Additional Toshiba AC adaptors can be purchased separately at Connect the AC adaptor cord to the DC-IN on the back of the dock.

  • Page 97

    Remove the docking connector cover on the side of your tablet. Docking connector cover (Sample Illustration) Removing the docking connector cover Align the docking interface located on your tablet with the docking connector on the dock. (Sample Illustration) Aligning the docking interface with the docking connector NOTE Not all USB devices are compatible.

  • Page 98: Chapter 5: Utilities

    The utilities described in this chapter, and the icons shown in the sample images are applicable only if the related utility is available on your system. ❖ TOSHIBA Service Station ❖ TOSHIBA File Manager Utility ❖ TOSHIBA Adaptive display ❖ TOSHIBA Resolution+®...

  • Page 99: Toshiba Service Station

    This agreement authorizes the utility to collect certain basic information about your device and send it to the Toshiba severs as part of the process of obtaining updates. (Sample Image) TOSHIBA Service Station Acceptance screen...

  • Page 100: Check For Application Updates, Downloading Updates

    Touch the Accept button (recommended) to accept the agreement or touch the Decline button to decline. NOTE The TOSHIBA Service Station utility will not be able to notify you of new software and application updates if you choose to decline the agreement.

  • Page 101: Installing Updates, Downloading And Installing System Updates

    The application installer launches. Confirm the installation to continue. Downloading and installing System updates TOSHIBA Service Station downloads both application and system updates. System updates require the device to be rebooted during the update process. Installing a system update is similar to an application update, however you will be reminded that the device will automatically reboot during the update process.

  • Page 102: Toshiba File Manager Utility

    TOSHIBA File Manager Utility TOSHIBA File Manager Utility Using the TOSHIBA File Manager, you can back up your data to an SD™ Card, or an external USB storage device. Insert an SD™ Card into the SD™ Card slot, or an external USB device via the USB port on your tablet.

  • Page 103: File Browsing Screen, Operation Of Files/folders

    Cut—Touch to cut the selected files/folders and paste them to a target path. After choosing the correct path, touch Paste to move the files/folders to the target directory. TOSHIBA File Manager Utility ) icon at the bottom of the screen. Utilities...

  • Page 104

    Utilities TOSHIBA File Manager Utility ❖ Delete—Touch to delete the selected files. Confirm the deletion in the pop-up window. Touch OK or Cancel to continue. Touch & hold a file/folder to display a pop-up menu, enabling you to Cut, Copy, Delete or Rename the selected file/folder.

  • Page 105: Toshiba Adaptive Display, Toshiba Resolution

    TOSHIBA Adaptive display The Toshiba Adaptive display provides an enhanced visual experience in varying locations and conditions. It automatically adjusts the display brightness and gamma based on ambient light. It also automatically adjusts locally stored pictures and video content for optimal viewing.

  • Page 106: Chapter 6: If Something Goes Wrong, Problems When You Turn On The Device

    This chapter aims to help you solve many problems by yourself. It covers the problems you are most likely to encounter. If all else fails, contact Toshiba. You will find information on Toshiba’s support services at the end of this chapter.

  • Page 107: The Operating System Is Not Working, Internet Problems

    The operating system is not working Once you are familiar with the Home screens and used to the way the operating system responds, you can easily detect if the it is not working correctly. For example: ❖ The operating system responds differently from the normal routine ❖...

  • Page 108: Power And The Batteries

    If Something Goes Wrong Power and the batteries Power and the batteries Your device receives its power through the AC adaptor and power cord/cable or from the system battery. Power problems are interrelated. For example, a faulty AC adaptor or power cord/cable will neither power the device nor recharge the batteries.

  • Page 109: Display Problems, Sound System Problems

    This is normal for all batteries. To purchase a new battery, see your accessories information included with your device, or visit the Toshiba Web site the most recent software and hardware options for your device, and for other product information.

  • Page 110: Wireless Networking Problems, If You Need Further Assistance

    The terms and concepts used assume a basic understanding of networks, and may be for more advanced users. If you need assistance or if you are not familiar with the terminology, please contact Toshiba. ❖ Your device is equipped with an internal Wi-Fi that your Wireless connection is enabled.

  • Page 111: Before You Contact Toshiba, Contacting Toshiba

    Toshiba’s Technical Support Web site For technical support, or to stay current on the most recent software and hardware options for your device, and for other product information, be sure to regularly check the Toshiba Web site at Toshiba voice contact Before calling Toshiba, make sure you have: ❖...

  • Page 112: Other Toshiba Internet Web Sites, Toshiba's Worldwide Offices

    If Something Goes Wrong Other Toshiba Internet Web sites For technical support, call the Toshiba Customer Support Center: Within the United States at (800) 457-7777 Outside the United States at (949) 859-4273 Other Toshiba Internet Web sites

  • Page 113

    United States Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. 9740 Irvine Boulevard Irvine, California 92618 United States For more information on additional Toshiba worldwide locations, please visit: If Something Goes Wrong Toshiba’s worldwide offices Mexico Toshiba de México S.A. de C.V.

  • Page 114: Appendix A: Power Cord/cable Connectors

    Appendix A Power Cord/Cable Connectors Your device ships with the correct power supply for the country of purchase. This appendix shows the shapes of the typical AC power cord/cable connectors for various parts of the world. UL approved United Kingdom BS approved Australia AS approved...

  • Page 115: Glossary

    Glossary TECHNICAL NOTE: Some features defined in this glossary may not be available on your device. Acronyms The following acronyms may appear in this User’s Guide. Apps EPROM HDMI HTML Alternating Current Applications bits per second Central Processing Unit Direct Current Dots Per Inch Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory Federal Communications Commission...

  • Page 116

    Glossary IEEE WLAN Terms The following terms may appear in this User’s Guide. active-matrix display—A liquid crystal display (LCD) made from an array of liquid crystal cells using active-matrix technology. Also known as a “TFT display,” in its simplest form there is one thin film transistor (TFT) for each cell.

  • Page 117

    adapter—A device that provides a compatible connection between two units. For example, the tablet’s internal display adapter receives information from the software and translates it into images on the screen. An adapter can take a number of forms, from a microprocessor to a simple connector.

  • Page 118

    Glossary bus—An electrical circuit that connects the central processing unit (CPU) with other parts of the tablet, such as the video adapter, disk drives, and ports. It is the pathway through which data flows from one device to another. See also bus speed. bus speed—The speed at which the central processing unit (CPU) communicates with the other parts of the tablet.

  • Page 119

    cursor—An on-screen symbol (usually a flashing vertical line) that indicates the position where characters will appear when you enter data. default—The setting selected by a program when the user does not specify an alternative setting. device—A component attached to the tablet. Devices may be external (outside the tablet’s case) or internal (inside the tablet’s case).

  • Page 120

    Glossary extension—See file extension. external device—See device. file—A collection of related information, saved on disk with a unique name. A file may be a program, information used by a program, or a document. See also document. file name—A set of characters that uniquely identifies a file within a particular folder.

  • Page 121

    icon—A small image displayed on the screen that represents a function, file, or program. interlaced—A method of refreshing the display screen, in which only every other line of pixels is refreshed. Interlaced screens take two passes to create a complete screen image. Compare non-interlaced. internal device—See device.

  • Page 122

    Glossary network—A collection of computers and associated devices that are connected by communications facilities. A network allows you to share data and peripheral devices, such as printers, with other users and to exchange electronic mail. non-interlaced—A method of refreshing the tablet screen, in which each pixel of every line is refreshed as the electron beam scans across and down the screen.

  • Page 123

    Read-Only Memory—See ROM. reboot—See boot, restart. removable disk—A disk that can be removed from a disk drive. A Flash drive is one example of a removable disk. resolution—A measure of the sharpness of the images that can be produced by a printer or displayed on a screen. For a printer, resolution is expressed in dots per inch (dpi).

  • Page 124

    Glossary Transfer—To move files or data from one location to another. Universal Serial Bus (USB)—USB is a serial bus that supports data transfer. USB allows hot swapping of peripherals. See also bus, hot swapping. unmount—To prepare the external storage media for removal from the device.

  • Page 125: Index

    Index about tablet battery use 84 legal information 84 settings 83 status 83 system updates 83 version information 84 AC adaptor 30 Accessibility Accessibility settings 82 accessibility settings 82 Accessibility scripts Accessibility settings 82 Accessibility settings Accessibility 82 Accessibility scripts 82 KickBack 82 SoundBack 82 TalkBack 82...

  • Page 126

    26 back cover lock/unlock switch 28 background data accounts & sync 77 backing up data 23 backup data 46 Google™ Account 46 TOSHIBA File Manager 46 battery Call2Recycle™ 39 care 37 changing 33 charge indicator light 31 charging 32...

  • Page 127

    HDMI™-compatible TV or display device 95 power cord/cable 31 power source 31 current input method language & input settings 81 customize device settings 65 data backing up 23 restoring 47 date & time settings 82 date & time settings automatic date & time 83 automatic time zone 83 Select date format 83 select time zone 83...

  • Page 128

    Index Google™ Apps Android Market™ downloading 86 location & security 74 HDMI™ Out port 29 headphone jack 29 Home screen adding items 56 moving items 57 removing items 57 Home screens apps 49 bookmarks 49 customizing 56 icons 49 thumbnails 49 widgets 49 icon apps 65...

  • Page 129

    79 settings 78 Quick Settings menu settings 69 recording sounds 92 recovery factory data reset 63 registering your Toshiba device 46 removable back cover 26 removing battery from the device 33 restoring your data 47 running services applications settings 76...

  • Page 130

    Index screen screen auto-rotate 73 settings 73 screen auto-rotate screen 73 screen brightness screen settings 73 screen rotation lock/unlock switch 27 screen settings animation 73 screen brightness 73 screen time-out 73 screen time-out screen settings 73 SD™ Card using 92 SD™...

  • Page 131

    Toshiba App Place™ downloading apps 85 TOSHIBA Apps Place TOSHIBA Media Player, TOSHIBA Resolution+® 86 Toshiba Apps Place Media Player 85 TOSHIBA File Manager Utility file browsing 103 files/folders 103 rename files/folders 104 TOSHIBA Resolution+® 86 TOSHIBA Service Station Application updates 100...

  • Page 132

    & time settings 83 user dictionary language & input settings 80 using Quick Settings Settings 69 Utilities 98 TOSHIBA Adaptive display 105 TOSHIBA File Manager Utility TOSHIBA Resolution+® 105 TOSHIBA Service Station 99 version information about tablet 84 visible passwords location &...

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