Your new Acer M900 Smartphone is a multi-functional tool packed with intuitive features and powerful applications that make organizing your information and synchronizing it with your personal activities an easy, efficient task. Your Acer M900 Smartphone lets you: • Synchronize email with your server while on the move.
• DC power-in (5 V, 1 A) • Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional Edition Other sources of help To help you use your Acer M900 Smartphone, we have designed a set of guides: For information on: Programs on your Acer M900...
1. Tap Start > Help to access the Help menus. 2. Tap Contents to view all help topics or Search to find help on specific topics. Other sources of help...
Chapter 1: Set Up Unpack your smartphone Your Acer M900 Smartphone comes packed in a cardboard box. Carefully unpack the box and remove the contents. If any of the following items are missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately: • Acer M900 Smartphone •...
Micro SD card slot Video conference camera Light sensor Bluetooth/WLAN/GPS indicator Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide Description Connect to a USB cable/headphones/ charger. Scroll through items on the display. Press inwards to activate the selected item. Expand your device’s memory capacity.
No. Item Phone speaker Charge indicator Touchscreen Talk/send button End button GPS button Back button Fingerprint reader Microphone Stylus Power button Record button Reset pinhole Camera button Speaker Main camera Flash Battery cover Lower locking panel Get to know your smartphone Description Emits audio from your smartphone;...
Flashing Charge indicator: State Color Flashing Steady Green Flashing Steady Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide Description GPS active WLAN connected Bluetooth on Description Battery is low and needs recharging/alarm notification (missed call, new message, etc.) Battery is charging Phone is active...
To take full advantage of your Acer M900 Smartphone’s tele- phony capabilities, you must install a SIM card. The SIM card holder is located beneath the battery. Open the battery compartment Gently, but firmly slide the battery cover down to release it. Remove the battery cover.
SIM card holder by pushing it down. Lift up the holder and remove the SIM card. Note: Place your Acer M900 Smartphone on a flat but soft surface when performing this step, to avoid scratching or damaging the screen.
Replace the battery and battery cover as shown in “Insert the SIM and replace the battery“ on page 15. SIM card lock Your Acer M900 Smartphone may come with a SIM card lock, i.e., you will only be able to use the SIM card provided by your network operator.
0000) to complete the setup process. Use the embedded numeric keypad or onscreen number pad to enter the Mas- ter Password. Tap the screen to set up your Acer M900 Smartphone. Follow the onscreen instructions to align the screen, practice using the...
• Acer Backup Utility: Creates backup copies of your cal- endar, contacts, tasks, personal profile, network set- tings, My Documents and messages. • Acer Voice Commander: Uses voice commands to look up contacts, make phone calls, retrieve calendar infor- mation and control media playback.
Home screen. You will be asked if you want to view the Icon Matrix or Acer 3D view as the default. The Acer 3D view gives you icon-based access to many of the applications and features of your Acer M900 Smartphone. You...
the left or right (only part of the screen will be visible at any time). Tap an icon to launch the following features: No. Feature Description Clock View your set locations on the globe. Email Launch the email application; also indicates any unread mails.
Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide Description Favorites folder. Open the toolkit to customize your Acer M900 Smartphone. Quick Menu Open the for quick access to frequently used applications and programs.
Icon Matrix. Connect to your PC and synchronize data You can synchronize the data on your Acer M900 Smartphone with the data on your PC using the supplied USB sync cable and the Windows Vista Sync Center.
This chapter shows you how to make voice and video calls, and the various options available to you during your call. Before making a call The phone function needs to be turned on before you can make voice and video calls;...
, the Talk/send button, or tap Start > Phone. Make a voice/video call To make a call from your Acer M900 Smartphone you can dial the number using the onscreen number pad or the embedded numeric keypad. Please refer to “The embedded numeric keypad“...
Dial from the Speed Dial Dial a number from Call History Your Call History is also displayed above the onscreen number pad, and displays all received, dialed, and missed calls. Tap a number to view the call details. To redial any number in the call history, select the number and press Missed calls will be displayed in the telephone icon on the Home Page as well as at the top of the screen using the...
Turn on the speakerphone. Mute the call. Put the current call on hold. Add a note. Tap to enter the contacts list. End the call. Display the keypad. Open the menu. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
The voice call/video call menu Tap Menu on the voice call or video call screen to access the menu. The menu options available are: Action Hold Mute/Unmute Turn Speaker- phone On/Off Turn Hands-free On/Off Conference Paste Save to Contacts Save the entered number to contacts. Create Note Call History Speed Dial...
Switch from the front camera to the back camera. Decrease screen brightness. Increase screen brightness. Mute the call. Change the image layout, make your or your con- tact’s video the main picture, or view both videos side-by-side. End the call. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
Onscreen call options Answer a call Press or tap Answer to answer a call. For incoming video calls, position your Acer M900 Smartphone so your picture is shown clearly on the screen. Reject a call Press or tap Ignore to reject a call.
We suggest you check all call rates with your network provider, to avoid excessive phone bills. If you are using your Acer M900 Smartphone abroad, roaming charges will apply. Consult your network provider for roaming rates specific to the country you are visiting before you leave.
You can write or type notes during a call to record important information and view it at a later date. 1. Tap Note on the voice call screen. 2. Use the onscreen keyboard to enter letters and characters or the stylus to write handwritten notes. 3.
• Tap Filter to organize the call history view. For exam- ple, tap Filter > Missed and only missed calls will be displayed. • Tap Delete All Calls to delete all calls from the call his- tory list. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide ; then tapping Call History.
The stylus The stylus is used to select items and enter information. On your Acer M900 Smartphone, the stylus replaces the mouse. Carefully remove the stylus from its holder to use. Tap: Touch the screen once with the stylus to open items and select options.
Tap OK to confirm and save. As the buttons have icons printed on them, Acer strongly recommends retaining the default settings. This avoids confusion when using your Acer M900 Smartphone. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
You can activate an onscreen keyboard in certain applications when entering data. Tap the keyboard icon at the bottom of the screen to display the keyboard. Tap again to hide the keyboard. Tap the arrow next to the keyboard symbol to select different input options. Mode Description Block Recognizer* Write using letters, numbers, symbols and punc-...
Your Acer M900 Smartphone has a key layout similar to your desktop or notebook computer for greater ease of use. Your Acer M900 Smartphone keyboard also has an embedded numeric keypad (highlighted in orange) for entering number data or dialing phone numbers.
Shift/Caps lock The embedded numeric keypad The keyboard of your Acer M900 Smartphone features an embedded numeric keypad. The numbers are printed on the keys in an orange background. To use the keypad, press the <Fn> key twice to illuminate the blue...
In these cases, tap Options to view further settings. 4. Tap OK to confirm and save. Enable word completion Your Acer M900 Smartphone makes writing emails, messages and documents more efficient with the help of the word com- pletion feature. This feature suggests words as you type.
You can also configure voice recording options, zoom levels and grammar rules on the Input Settings screen. 1. Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Input > Options tab. 2. Select and configure the settings as appropriate. 3. Tap OK to confirm and save. Note: Refer to the Help menus for more information on adjusting input settings.
This chapter shows you how to set up and use the SMS, MMS and email functions of your Acer M900 Smartphone. The messaging screen All SMS, MMS and email messages are accessed via the messag- ing screen. To access the messaging screen, tap Start > Messaging > Mes- sages.
Tap Folder Options to open and modify the settings for that folder. Text (SMS) messages You can use your Acer M900 Smartphone to send text mes- sages to other mobile phones. Each text message can contain up to 160 characters.
1. Tap Start > Messaging > Messages. Then tap the drop-down menu in the top left corner of the messaging screen. 2. Tap the Text Messages folder and the Inbox appears. 3. Tap a message to open it. 4. Tap Reply to reply to the message and the message window appears.
4. Enter the recipient (along with other recipients in the Cc and Bcc fields if necessary) and subject of the MMS. 5. To attach a picture or video clip, tap Insert Picture/Video... and select the file you want to attach. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
6. To attach an audio file, tap Insert Audio... and select the file you want to attach. The audio file will be displayed in the message. 7. To insert text, tap Insert Text and enter your message. All attachments and text will now be displayed in the mes- sage window.
Email Your Acer M900 Smartphone uses Outlook Mobile to manage email accounts. Tap Start > Messaging to open the messaging window. Tap Setup E-mail to set up your email account. Enter your email address and pass- word to set up the account. Select if you want to save your password or not.
In the Acer 3D view, scroll from side to side by dragging your finger or stylus to the left or right (only part of the screen will be visible at any time) to reveal more icons.
Open your calendar to view upcoming appoint- ments. My pictures View content in Favorites folder. Open the toolkit to customize your Acer M900 Smartphone. Quick Menu Open the for quick access to frequently used applications and programs. Add Contacts from your SIM and phone contact lists to this handy “favorites”...
Icon Description New email, SMS or WLAN access available WLAN connected Connected to PC via Signal strength No signal Antenna off (tele- phone is off) No phone service Incoming telephone call GPRS available 3G network available GPRS connected EDGE available EDGE connected Icon Description...
Personalize your Acer M900 Smartphone You can enter your personal information to easily identify your Acer M900 Smartphone. This is especially useful if it should ever be lost or stolen. To enter owner information, tap Start > Settings > Owner Information.
Tap OK to confirm and save. Name your Acer M900 Smartphone Your Acer M900 Smartphone uses a name to identify itself when connected to other computers. To specify a name, tap Start > Settings > System tab > About > Device ID.
Camera Your Acer M900 Smartphone features two cameras, a 300K pixel VGA camera mounted on the front of the unit, and a 5- megapixel digital camera mounted on the rear. This section will take you through all the steps to get you up and taking photos and videos with your Acer M900 Smartphone.
Displays the current magnification. Slide your finger from side-to-side across the fingerprint reader to adjust magnification. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide Central Focus - Focus on the item in the center of the frame. Face Detection - Detect and focus on faces.
1. Frame your subject and steady your Acer M900 Smart- phone. 2. Adjust any settings you require, such as brightness and scene mode. To zoom in or out slide your finger from side- to-side across the fingerprint reader. 3. Press the camera button down halfway until the image comes into focus.
MMS or email message, view the picture’s information, delete the picture or return to the thumbnail view. You can also zoom into the picture or zoom out and navigate to the previous or following file. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
Edit photos You can crop or rotate your saved photos. 1. Tap Start > Programs > Pictures & Videos. 2. All your photos and videos are displayed as thumbnails. Select a photo to edit. 3. Tap Menu to view the list of editing options. Photo and video options...
Fingerprint Reader Security settings Your Acer M900 Smartphone has an integrated fingerprint reader that you can use to secure your phone and personal information or as a navigation device. To start using the security features of your phone, you will need to enroll your fingerprint as described in “Set up fingerprint security“...
Ensure it is a password you won’t forget and that other people won’t be able to guess easily. Private Folder Your Acer M900 Smartphone supports a Private Folder that is only accessible via a fingerprint or password. To set up the private folder, tap Start >...
Once you’ve moved the cursor to the desired location, tap the fingerprint reader lightly to activate a link, launch a program or do any other function that would normally be done by right-click- ing a mouse. The top slider adjusts the sensitivity of the fingerprint reader, controlling how fast the mouse or cursor moves when the reader detects finger motion.
Tip: To disable tapping, move the slider all the way over to “Fast.” This effectively disabled tapping since it is impossible to tap that quickly. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide control will be displayed. Use this control to control is used to adjust tap settings. The...
You can enter flight mode to turn off telephone, Bluetooth and WLAN functions and use the Acer M900 Smartphone as a handheld device during a flight. Check with your airline to make sure this is permitted onboard.
This section will show you how to adjust detailed settings for your phone, wireless and Bluetooth connections. Phone connections Once you have inserted a SIM card, the Acer M900 Smartphone will automatically detect your network provider. For all phone settings, tap Settings > Phone. Here you can adjust ringtone, security, services, network and CB (Cell Broad- cast) settings.
Phone Data Manager Help menus for detailed informa- tion on how to do this. Select a network You can set the Acer M900 Smartphone to detect your net- work automatically or set it manually. Detect a network automatically: 1.
Adjust wireless network settings You can use your Acer M900 Smartphone to connect to a wire- less local area network (WLAN) to exchange information with your PC or network and access the Internet.
1. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Wi-Fi > Wireless tab. 2. Scroll through the list to view all available networks. 3. Tap the Networks to access list to sort by All available, Only access points or Only computer-to-computer connections. Create new wireless network connections 1.
You can create and adjust Bluetooth connections, accessibility settings and service settings to get the most out of the Acer M900 Smartphone’s Bluetooth functions. Bluetooth connections You can use Bluetooth to exchange information between your Acer M900 Smartphone and other mobile devices.
Bluetooth devices as an effective COM port. Phone settings Many phone settings are automatically configured by your Acer M900 Smartphone when you insert a SIM card. The device will communicate with your service provider and automatically obtain all necessary settings, such as network name, voice mail and text message center numbers.
Call alert is muted and vibrate is turned off. 2. Select a profile and use the lists and sliders to adjust set- tings to customize your profile. 3. Tap Advance to set further options for each profile. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
4. Tap OK to confirm and save. Manage contacts Your Acer M900 Smartphone features an address book that allows you to save contacts to either the internal memory or onto your SIM card. Further options are explained in this section that are accessible via the Contact screen menu.
4. Edit the information as required. 5. Tap OK to save the contact to your internal memory. Send contacts via text or beam You can send your contacts details to other phones using text messaging or via beam. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
1. Tap Start > Contacts. 2. Select a contact. 3. Tap Menu > Send Contact > Messages. 4. Select the contact information you want to send and tap Done. 5. Specify a recipient and tap Send. Send contacts via beam 1.
If the original name card is a landscape design, it is recommended to rotate the Acer M900 Smartphone before taking the picture. Hold the camera lens 10 to 12 cm above the namecard. Move the camera up and down so that the namecard is framed by the red markers in the four corners of the screen.
Manage namecard information Tap Manage to open the namecard database. Note: The database only stores images and information for namecards that have already been recognized. Tap the “Wand” icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen to open a letter table. Tap a letter to display the infor- mation for all the namecards filed under that letter.
Acer M900 Smartphone. Connect to a PC The packaged mini USB sync cable enables you to synchronize the information on your Acer M900 Smartphone with the data on your computer using ActiveSync. Plug the mini USB sync cable...
To edit an appointment, tap the entry and then tap Menu > Edit to open the task entry screen. Note: For more information on other options available in the calen- dar and task screens, refer to the Help menus. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
In order to browse the Internet with your Acer M900 Smart- phone, you must be connected to a 3G or wireless network or to a computer with an Internet connection via ActiveSync. Tap Start > Internet Explorer to open the browser.
Important: There are restrictions on the range of frequencies that may be legally listened to in many countries. The FM Tuner on your Acer M900 Smartphone has three predefined geographical regions: EUROPE, JAPAN and USA. You may only set a frequency within the range specified for each region.
You can use Windows Media Player to play videos you have taken with your Acer M900 Smartphone as well as other media files, such as MP3 music files. The following formats are supported: Type Formats Audio WMA, MP3, WAV, AAC...
You may need to log into your provider’s server to download instant satellite data and enable the GPS function. Note: All the following connections allow your Acer M900 Smart- phone to download the latest GPS data. If there is more than one connection available, the system will automatically select the best connection, in the following order: Sync connection to PC;...
Smartphone This section takes you through all settings that can be adjusted under the Personal tab in the Settings screen. Adjust the volume To adjust the volume, tap The volume control appears. • Use the upper slider to adjust the ring volume. •...
Acer M900 Smartphone is running on battery power. 3. Tap the External Power tab. Select the timing of the back- light to turn on or off when your Acer M900 Smartphone is running on external power. 4. Tap the Backlight Level tab. Adjust the backlight brightness level and automatic level selection options.
You can set the current date and time for two locations, and set multiple alarms. Refer to “Set the date and time” on page 52 for information on how to set the time and date. Set alarms 1. Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Clock & Alarms > Alarms tab.
2. Select the interval after which your Acer M900 Smartphone will turn off if not in use. You can specify two intervals: one for when on battery power, and one for when on external power. View power status Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Power > Battery tab to view battery power status.
You may have to perform a reset if your Acer M900 Smart- phone fails to respond when buttons are pressed or the screen is tapped. Note: Before performing a reset, ensure that your Acer M900 Smartphone is not locked. Press any key or tap the screen to see if the fingerprint screen opens.
Acer M900 Smartphone. Clean boot Warning! You should only perform a clean boot when all other reset options have failed to restore your Acer M900 Smartphone to an operational state. A clean boot will restore your Acer M900 Smartphone to the state it was when you got it from the factory.
Record button. You will see a screen asking you to confirm the clean boot, press the camera button to confirm. If you do not press the camera button, your Acer M900 Smartphone will reboot to as normal. Reset your Acer M900 Smartphone...
Tips This chapter shows you how to use accessories with your Acer M900 Smartphone, as well as provide useful tips for when you are using your Acer M900 Smartphone. Use the stereo headset Your Acer M900 Smartphone comes packaged with a stereo headset with built-in microphone for handsfree use when making calls.
GPRS or UMTS. You can also use a USB connection or the Bluetooth function of your Acer M900 Smartphone to connect to your PC or lap- top and act as a modem. You must first set up an ISP connec- tion on your PC or laptop.
Your Acer M900 Smartphone will now act as a modem. Use a Bluetooth connection You can also use Bluetooth to link your PC to your Acer M900 Smartphone to connect to the Internet. Ensure that Bluetooth is enabled from the Comm. Manager (refer to “Comm. Man- ager”...
Ensure that your computer’s Bluetooth adapter is switched on. • Open Bluetooth Places and click Add..., then follow the steps of the Add Bluetooth Device Wizard. • Double click on your Acer M900 Smartphone device name. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
• Select Let me choose my own passkey when requested, and enter a passkey. • Your Acer M900 Smartphone will ask to allow pairing, and for the Passkey. Enter the same code you entered above and tap OK. • Windows will automatically connect to your Acer M900 Smartphone and detect what services are available.
Insert a micro SD card Your Acer M900 Smartphone features a memory expansion slot that accepts a micro SD card to expand memory and stor- age capacity. Open the micro SD reader cover and insert the micro SD card into the slot. Make sure the gold connectors are facing upwards.
FAQ, troubleshooting and error messages This section lists frequently asked questions that may arise dur- ing the use of your Acer M900 Smartphone, and gives easy answers and solutions to these questions. Aspect Question Audio Why is there no sound coming...
Even when fully recharged, the battery seems to run down very quickly. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide Answer You may be trying to play a file that is not supported. Refer to “Multimedia playback” on page 81 for more information.
3. If you are using a GPRS/3G network, check the settings from Start -> Set- tings -> Connections Page -> Connec- tions. If the Acer M900 Smartphone is currently roaming, and the Exclude international GPRS/3G roaming is checked, you will need to uncheck it.
• Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide 119 mm 62 mm 17.1 mm...
fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind onto or into the product. • To avoid damage of internal components and to pre- vent battery leakage, do not place the product on a vibrating surface. • Never use this product when engaging in sporting activities, exercising, or in any vibrating environment which may cause a short circuit or damage, and even a risk of explosion from the battery pack.
When the talk and standby times are noticeably shorter than normal, buy a new battery. Use only Acer approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Acer approved chargers designated for this device. Unplug the charger from the electrical plug and the device when not in use.
Operating environment Warning! For safety reasons, turn off all wireless or radio transmit- ting devices when using your Acer x960 Smartphone device under the following conditions. These devices may include, but are not limited to: wireless LAN (WLAN), Bluetooth and/or 3G.
• Always keep the device more than 15.3 cm (6") from the pacemaker. • Not carry the device near your pacemaker when the device is switched on. If you suspect interference, switch off your device, and move it. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
Hearing aids. Some digital wireless devices may interfere with some hearing aids. If interference occurs, consult your service provider. Vehicles RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in motor vehicles such as electronic fuel injection systems, electronic antiskid (antilock) braking systems, electronic speed control systems, and air bag systems.
Emergency numbers vary by location. 4. Press If certain features are in use, you may first need to turn those features off before you can make an emergency call. Consult this guide or your service provider for more information. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://www.acer-group.com/public/Sustainability/ sustainability01.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recy- cled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws.
Smartphone 1. DO take care not to scratch the screen of your Acer M900 Smartphone. Keep the screen clean. When working with your Acer M900 Smartphone, use the supplied stylus or plastic-tipped pens intended for use with touch-sensitive screens. Never use an actual pen or pencil or other sharp object on the screen surface.
Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this Smartphone series is in compli- ance with the essential requirements and other relevant provi- sions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Compliant with Russian regulatory certification: LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques.
In general the following applies: The closer you are to a base station, the lower the transmission output of your mobile telephone. The highest SAR value for this device, measured in accordance with the standard, is 0.925 W/kg. Acer M900 Smartphone User Guide...
This mobile device meets the guidelines for exposure to radio waves. Your mobile device is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed not to exceed the limits for exposure to radio waves recommended by international guidelines. 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.