Asus MyPal A632 User Manual

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  • Page 1 MyPal A636/A632 User Manual...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 Getting Started ... 1 Introducing MyPal ... 1 Installing and removing the battery ... 5 Connecting to a power source ... 5 Setting up GPS ... 6 Additional storage ... 7 Activating MyPal ... 8 Basic screens on MyPal ...
  • Page 4 Chapter 6 Internet Explorer Mobile ... 65 Using Internet Explorer Mobile ... 65 Mobile Favorites folder ... 66 Chapter 7 Get Connected ... 70 Connecting to the Internet ... 70 Connecting to Work ... 71 Setting up connections ... 71 Ending a connection ...
  • Page 5 MyPal A636/A632 specifications Processor Operating system Memory Display Battery Expansion slot Communication Audio Size Weight Important To avoid damaging your Pocket PC and accessories, it is best to operate this unit (including the protection case) within a temperature range of 20-30 humidity.
  • Page 6: Package Contents

    If any item is missing or damaged, contact your dealer or retailer immediately. Standard items • ASUS MyPal A636/A632 Pocket PC • USB travel sync cable • AC adapter • Microsoft Companion CD: includes Microsoft and Microsoft •...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Getting Started

    MyPal A636 comes with additional Wi-Fi feature that allows you to connect to wireless LAN and Internet. MyPal A636 has a single SD card slot, whereas MyPal A632 comes with dual slots: SD and mini SD slots. Front features Power/Notification LED...
  • Page 8: Back Features

    This button allows you to move through the program icons, folders, or files in a menu by scrolling up or down, left or right. ® If ASUS MyPal is bundled with GPS map software, you may use the buttons to zoom in, zoom out and adjust the volume.
  • Page 9: Side Features

    • Mini SD slot (A632 only) - accommodates a mini SD memory card. Mini SD card slot mini SD (MyPal A632 only) Top features Stylus Power button • External antenna cover - covers the external antenna port. If the GPS signal is weak, connect an optional external antenna to the port.
  • Page 10: Bottom Features

    • Power button - turns the device power on or off if you press the button quickly. NOTE To shutdown the device, press the Power button for about four seconds then tap Yes. All open files will be unsaved. Bottom features •...
  • Page 11: Installing And Removing The Battery

    Installing and removing the battery NOTE Opening the battery cover automatically turns off the power. There is a mechanism at the upper left side of the battery compartment that switches the power off automatically when you slide out the battery cover. This is a safety measure for protecting the power circuitry, so please make sure not to lose the battery cover.
  • Page 12: Setting Up Gps

    Setting up GPS To receive GPS signal: Flip open the GPS antenna panel from the back of the device. You may rotate the panel as illustrated below on the bottom right. NOTE For best signal reception, the GPS antenna panel should be oriented parallel to the ground.
  • Page 13: Additional Storage

    Additional storage MyPal A636 comes with the standard SD card slot while MyPal A632 has an additional mini SD card slot. The SD card slot can be inserted with SD or MMC memory cards. It also supports SDIO cards of various functionalities including 802.11b, modem, etc.
  • Page 14: Activating Mypal

    Activating MyPal You need to properly calibrate and activate your device before using it. This process ensures accurate positioning when entering text and selecting menus. Calibrating and activating your device 1. Press the power button. 2. The Welcome screen appears when you turn on the device for the first time, or after performing a hard reset.
  • Page 15: Basic Screens On Mypal

    Tap to display the Bluetooth Tap to display the Wi-Fi Tap to shift display to landscape or portrait orientation Tap to open ASUS Status menu where you can see common device status and settings (such as backlight setting, battery level, memory usage, and more)
  • Page 16: Start Menu

    Start menu From the Start menu, you can select programs, settings, and help topics. To display the Start menu, tap the icon from the top of the screen. Menu bar At the bottom of the screen of a program is the Menu bar. You can use the menus and buttons on the Menu bar to perform commands and actions.
  • Page 17: Chapter 2 Basics

    Chapter 2 Basics Viewing system information Your device allows you to easily display the built-in specifications. NOTE You cannot change the information you see in the system information screens. To display the system information: 1. Tap > Settings > System tab > System Information icon 2.
  • Page 18 To type with the soft keyboard: 1. Tap > Keyboard. 2. Tap the keys on the on-screen keyboard with the stylus to enter information. Word completion feature When you use the Input Panel and the soft keyboard, your device anticipates the word you are typing and displays it above the Input Panel. When you tap the displayed word, it is inserted into your text at the insertion point.
  • Page 19 To use Block Recognizer: With the Block Recognizer, you can input character strokes that are similar to those used on other devices. 1. Tap > Block Recognizer. 2. Write a letter within the writing area. When you write a letter, it is converted to a typed text that appears on the screen.
  • Page 20: Writing On The Screen

    Writing on the screen In any program that accepts writing, such as the Notes program, and in the Notes tab in Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks, you can use the stylus to write directly on the screen. Write the way you do on paper. You can edit and format what you have written and convert the writing to text at a later time.
  • Page 21 If the conversion is incorrect, you can select different words from a list of alternates or return to the original writing. 1. Tap and hold the incorrect word. 2. When the pop-up menu appears, tap Alternates to display a list of alternate words for the selection.
  • Page 22: Drawing On The Screen

    Drawing on the screen You can draw on the screen in the same way that you write on the screen. The difference between writing and drawing on the screen is how you select items and how they can be edited. For example, selected drawings can be resized, while writing cannot.
  • Page 23: Recording A Message

    Recording a message In any program where you can write or draw on the screen, you can also quickly capture thoughts, reminders, and phone numbers by recording a message. In Calendar, Tasks, and Contacts, you can include a recording in the Notes tab. In the Notes program, you can either create a standalone recording or include a recording in a written note.
  • Page 24: Finding And Organizing Information

    To change the recording format: 1. In the note list, tap Menu > Options > Global Input Options link > Options tab. 2. Select your desired recording format from the Voice recording format pull-down menu then tap ok when done. NOTE Compared to other settings, the Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) provides slightly better sound quality but takes up 50...
  • Page 25: Customizing Your Device

    Customizing your device You can customize your device by adjusting the settings, using the built-in programs, and installing additional software. To see the available options: • > Settings > Personal or System tab. NOTE Tap and hold the slider on the right side of the screen to display other Settings icons.
  • Page 26: Setting A Password

    Changing the start menu To change the menu items: 1. Tap > Settings > Menus icon. 2. Check the box opposite the items that you wish to appear on the Start Menu. 3. Tap OK. NOTE Items that are not added in the Start menu can be found in the Programs.
  • Page 27: Changing The Screen Display Orientation

    3. Select the password type, Simple 4 digit or Strong alphanumeric. 4. Key-in a password. If you selected the Strong alphanumeric type of password, you need to key-in the password twice. 5. Tap the Hint tab to create a kind of reminder in case you forget your password.
  • Page 28: Changing The Screen Theme

    To enable the ClearType feature: 1. Tap > Settings > System tab > Screen icon > Clear Type tab. 2. Check the Enable Clear Type box, then tap OK. To change the screen text size: 1. Tap > Settings > System tab > Screen icon > Text Size tab. 2.
  • Page 29 To customize the button setttings: 1. Tap the Up/Down Control tab. 2. Tap the slider to your desired settings of Up/Down button reaction time. 3. Tap the Advance tab to set options for the key light and hold switch. 4. Tap OK when done. Using Mode Switcher and Task Switcher On the rightmost group of buttons on the device (see Chapter 1), its right button functions, by default, as the Mode Switcher button which allows you...
  • Page 30: Setting The Backlight

    Setting the backlight To set the backlight: 1. Tap > Settings > System tab > Backlight icon. 2. Adjust the display brightness by dragging the slider towards Dark or Bright until you achieve your desired screen brightness. 3. Tap the Advance tab and customize the backlight settings when using battery power and AC power.
  • Page 31: Selecting Sounds And Notifications

    Selecting sounds and notifications Your device can remind you of things you have to do in several ways. For example, if you have set up an appointment in Calendar, a task with a due date, or an alarm in Clock, you will be notified in any of the following ways. •...
  • Page 32: Changing The Memory Settings

    Changing the wakeup settings 1. Tap > Settings > Personal tab > Wakeup Source icon. 2. Check the boxes of the items to control what functions/conditions will turn on the device’s power. Pressing any one of the function buttons on the front panel wakes up the device.
  • Page 33: Using Simple Applications

    To view the running programs: 1. Tap > Settings > System tab > Memory icon > Running Programs tab. 2. If you wish to free some system memory currently used by the running programs, select a program then tap Stop. To stop all running programs, tap Stop All.
  • Page 34 Solitaire The main objective of this game is to use all the cards in the deck to build up four suit stacks in ascending order, beginning with the aces. NOTE For details on the game rules, see the Help information on your device by tapping Games.
  • Page 35: Checking Device Status

    Quickly view essential device information such as storage usage and battery life by using Asus Status. To open Asus Status: 1. Tap the Asus Status icon at the lower right corner of the screen. 2. A menu opens displaying general information about your device.
  • Page 36 3. Tap OK to make the changes. NOTE If you clear the box beside the Show system status icon, the Asus Status icon will not show on the Today screen. To make the Asus Status icon appear again, tap > System tab > Asus Status icon.
  • Page 37: Chapter 3 Synchronize And Enhance

    Chapter 3 Synchronize and Enhance ® Microsoft ActiveSync ® The Microsoft ActiveSync MyPal. With ActiveSync, you can synchronize the information on your desktop computer with the information on your device. Synchronization compares the data on your device with your desktop computer and updates both computers with the most recent information.
  • Page 38 Installing ActiveSync The ActiveSync program is already installed on your device. To synchronize information on your device with your computer, you must also install ActiveSync on your computer. Install ActiveSync from the Companion CD that came with your product package. NOTE Before starting the ActiveSync installation, make sure that you have Microsoft...
  • Page 39: Synchronizing Your Device

    Click Next to continue installing and replace the current version. Click Cancel to quit and keep the current version. 10. Wait until the wizard finishes copying all the necessary files, and updates your system. NOTE You may connect your Pocket PC to your computer right after installing ActiveSync.
  • Page 40 A sync relationship is a file that allows you to synchronize your device with your desktop computer. This file is stored on your desktop computer. An additional file that enables your desktop computer to recognize your device is stored on your device. To set up a sync relationship: 1.
  • Page 41: Checking Synchronized Information

    Immediately after you set up a sync relationship, ActiveSync starts automatically and initiates the first synchronization between your device and your computer. Refer to the succeeding sections for more details on synchronization. Checking synchronized information After your first synchronization, take a look at Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks on your device.
  • Page 42: Manually Initiating Synchronization

    Manually initiating synchronization Once you have set up ActiveSync and completed the first synchronization process, you can initiate synchronization from your device at any time. To manually initiate synchronization: 1. Tap > Programs > ActiveSync to display the ActiveSync screen. Tap to stop/start synchronization 2.
  • Page 43: Synchronization Options

    Synchronization options The Microsoft ActiveSync program allows you to customize your synchronization settings at any time. You can select the items to synchronize, set the synchronization schedule, and specify the synchronization rules. To display the synchronization options: • From the ActiveSync window on your desktop computer, click on the Options icon, or •...
  • Page 44: Installing Other Applications

    Installing other applications The Companion CD packs a variety of useful applications. You may install some of the applications directly from the CD and download other available applications from the Internet. To install applications from the Companion CD: 1. Place the Companion CD into the optical drive of your computer. 2.
  • Page 45: Chapter 4 Microsoft

    Chapter 4 Microsoft ® Microsoft Pocket Outlook includes Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Notes, and Messaging. You can use these programs individually or together. For example, you can use an e-mail address stored in Contacts to address e-mail messages in Messaging. ® Using ActiveSync , you can synchronize information in Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange on your desktop computer with your device.
  • Page 46: To Create An Appointment

    Creating appointments To create an appointment: 1. If you are in Day or Week view, tap your desired date for the appointment, 2. Tap Menu > New Appointment. 3. Using the input panel, enter a description and a location. Tap to select the field.
  • Page 47: Using The Summary Screen

    Using the summary screen When you tap an appointment in Calendar, a summary screen appears. To change the appointment, tap Edit. Tap to change details of the appointment Creating meeting requests You can set up meetings with users of Outlook and Pocket Outlook. The meeting request will be created automatically and sent either when you synchronize Inbox or when you connect to your e-mail server.
  • Page 48: Contacts

    Contacts Contacts maintains a list of your friends and colleagues so that you can easily find the information you look for, whether you are at home or on the road. Using the Bluetooth or the infrared port (IR) on the device, you can quickly share Contacts information with other device users.
  • Page 49 4. To add notes, tap the Notes tab. You can enter text, draw, or create a recording. For more information on creating notes, see the section “Notes” later in this chapter. 5. Tap OK to return to the contact list when done.
  • Page 50: Finding A Contact

    Finding a contact There are four ways to find a contact. 1. In the contact list, enter a contact name in the box under the navigation bar. To show all contacts again, clear text from the box or tap the Undo button to the right of the box.
  • Page 51: Tasks

    Tasks Use Tasks to keep track of what you have to do. Tap Menu > Sort by or Filter to sort or filter displayed tasks respectively. Tap to create a new task Creating tasks To create a task: 1. Tap >...
  • Page 52: Notes

    5. To add notes, tap the Notes tab. You can enter text, draw, or create a recording. For more information on creating notes, see the section “Notes” later in this chapter. 6. Tap OK to return to the task list when done. Using the summary screen Tapping a task on the task list displays a summary screen.
  • Page 53: Creating Notes

    To set the default input mode for entering note text: 1. Tap > Programs > Notes > Menu > Options. 2. In the Default mode box, select one of the following: • Writing if you want to draw or enter handwritten text in a note. •...
  • Page 54: Messaging

    Messaging Use Messaging to send and receive e-mail messages in one of these ways: • Synchronize e-mail messages with Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Outlook on your desktop computer • Send and receive e-mail messages by connecting directly to an e-mail server through an Internet service provider (ISP) or a network Synchronizing e-mail messages You can e-mail messages as part of the general synchronization process.
  • Page 55 and messages that have been deleted on the e-mail server are removed from the device Inbox folder. Messages that you receive directly from an e-mail server are linked to your e-mail server rather than your desktop computer. When you delete a message on your device, it is also deleted from the e-mail server the next time you connect, based on the settings you selected in ActiveSync.
  • Page 56: Reading Messages In Inbox

    Reading messages in Inbox The messages you receive appear in your Inbox folder. By default, the most recently received messages appear on top of the list. Unread messages appear in boldface. Tap to select email account, and the folder that you wish to display Tap an e-mail message from your Inbox to display it.
  • Page 57: Composing Messages

    Composing messages To compose a message: 1. Tap New to display a blank e-mail screen. Enter the e-mail address here Tap to send the message 2. In the To field, enter the e-mail address of your recipient. You may either type the e-mail address or select a name from the Contacts list by tapping “To”.
  • Page 58 NOTE To enter preset or frequently used messages, tap Menu > My Text and select your desired message. To create or edit a preset message before adding it to the message body, tap Menu > My Text > Edit My Text Messages, select a message to change or select a blank line at the bottom of the list, then enter your text and tap OK.
  • Page 59: Chapter 5 Companion Programs

    Chapter 5 Companion Programs The companion programs consist of Microsoft Excel Mobile, Microsoft ® Media™ Player for Pocket PC. To switch to a companion program on your device, tap Programs on the menu, then tap the program that you wish to open. Word Mobile Word Mobile works with Microsoft Word on your desktop computer to give you easy access to copies of your documents.
  • Page 60 This is a new Word document. Tap to show or hide the input panel Saving Word Mobile documents To save a Word Mobile document: When you have finished editing your document, tap OK. By default, the document is saved using the first line as the file name. For example, if your first line in the document has the words Things to do, these words appear as the file name in your Word documents list.
  • Page 61 To specify save options: 1. With the document open, tap Menu > File > Save As to open the Save As screen. 2. Type a file name in the Name field. 3. Tap the down arrow in the Folder field, then select a folder where you want to save the file.
  • Page 62: Excel Mobile

    Viewing documents If you are opening a Word document created on a desktop computer, select Wrap to Window on the View menu so that you can see the entire document. You can also adjust the viewing size of a document by zooming. To zoom in or out of a document: Tap View >...
  • Page 63 Opening an existing Excel Mobile document 1. Tap > Programs > Excel Mobile to display a list of Excel Mobile files. 2. Tap the file that you wish to open. Saving an Excel Mobile document To save an Excel Mobile document: When you have finished editing your document, tap OK.
  • Page 64: Powerpoint Mobile

    Tips for working in Excel Mobile Take note of the following when working on large worksheets in Pocket Excel: • View in full-screen mode to see as much of your worksheet as possible. Tap View > Full Screen. To exit full-screen mode, tap Restore. •...
  • Page 65 To open a PowerPoint Mobile file: 1. Tap > Programs > PowerPoint Mobile to display a list of PowerPoint files. 2. Tap the file you wish to open. Viewing a PowerPoint Mobile file To go to the previous or next slide: 1.
  • Page 66: Pocket Msn

    Setting show options 1. While viewing a PowerPoint file, tap the arrow on the lower-left side of the screen to open the menu. 2. Tap Show Options. In the Orientation tab, select the slideshow orientation you want to use. 3. Tap the Playback tab. Tap Override playback options for all files if you do not want to use the embedded settings of a PowerPoint file that you created in your desktop computer.
  • Page 67 Signing up in MSN Messenger To sign in to MSN Messenger service: 1. Tap the Tap here to sign in link. Tap Sign In or Menu > Sign In. 2. On the MSN - Sign In screen, enter your e-mail address and password. Then tap Sign In.
  • Page 68: Chatting With Contacts

    Chatting with contacts Tap a contact name to open a chat window. Enter your message in the text entry area at the bottom of the screen, or tap My Text to enter a preset message, then tap Send. To invite another contact to a multi-user chat, tap Menu >...
  • Page 69: Companion Programs

    Using MSN Hotmail With MSN Hotmail, you can access your hotmail mailbox on your Pocket PC and send and receive e-mails. To open MSN Hotmail: 1. Tap Pocket MSN on the Today screen then tap MSN Hotmail. > Programs > Pocket MSN > MSN Hotmail. Tap to display the message folders Tap a message to...
  • Page 70: Windows Media Player For Pocket Pc

    Windows Media Player for Pocket PC ® Use Microsoft Windows Media Player for Pocket PC to play digital audio and video files that are stored on your device or on a network. To switch to Windows Media Player for Pocket PC, tap Tap to view in full screen Tap to view the playlist Tap to skip to the beginning of the...
  • Page 71: Chapter 6 Internet Explorer Mobile

    Chapter 6 Internet Explorer Mobile Use Microsoft Internet Explorer Mobile to view Web or WAP pages in any of these ways. • During synchronization with your desktop computer, download your favorite links and mobile favorites that are stored in the Mobile Favorites sub-folder in the Internet Explorer on the desktop computer.
  • Page 72: Mobile Favorites Folder

    Changing View settings To change View settings: 1. Tap Menu > View then select view options. Tap Full Screen, for example, to set explorer window to full-screen mode. To disable full-screen mode, tap and hold anywhere on the explorer, then select Full Screen again. 2.
  • Page 73: Mobile Favorites

    Mobile Favorites If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or later on your desktop computer, you can download mobile favorites to your device. Synchronizing mobile favorites downloads Web content to your device so that you can view pages while you are disconnected from your ISP and desktop computer.
  • Page 74: Viewing Mobile Favorites And Channels

    NOTE You will need to manually download content or set a schedule to keep the information updated on your desktop computer and device. Before synchronizing with your device, in Internet Explorer on your desktop computer, click Tools > Synchronize. You will see the last time content was downloaded to the desktop computer, and you can manually download content if needed or set a schedule to automatically update contents.
  • Page 75: Adding/Deleting Mobile Favorites And Folders

    Adding/Deleting mobile favorites and folders To add a favorite: 1. Tap Menu > Favorites > Add/Delete tab. 2. Tap the Add button to show the Add Favorite screen. 3. Type a name for the favorite that you wish to add in the Name field. 4.
  • Page 76: Chapter 7 Get Connected

    Chapter 7 Get Connected You can set up connections to the Internet and corporate network at work to do such activities as browse the Internet or intranet, send and receive e- mail and instant messages, and synchronize information using ActiveSync. Connections can be made using a modem, wireless network, or network (Ethernet) card.
  • Page 77: Connecting To Work

    Connecting to Work 1. Obtain the following information from your network administrator: server phone number, user name, and password. 2. Tap > Settings > Connections tab > Connections. 3. Under My Work Network, set up either a modem, network card, wireless network, or VPN server connection.
  • Page 78: Vpn Server Connections

    VPN server connections A VPN connection helps you to securely connect to servers, such as a corporate network, via the Internet. Ask your network administrator for your user name, password, domain name, TCP/IP settings, and host name or IP address of the VPN server. To set up a VPN server connection: 1.
  • Page 79: Ending A Connection

    Network card connections Use a network (Ethernet) card to connect directly to a network. Once connected, you can view the Internet or intranet, or download e-mail. You do not need to create a new connection on your device. For more information, see your network administrator.
  • Page 80: Setting Up A Wap Gateway

    • When connected via Infrared, move the device away from the other computer or device. • When connected via a network (Ethernet) card, remove the card from your device. • When connected via a wireless network, switch off the connection. Setting up a WAP gateway To access WAP sites through Pocket Internet Explorer, configure your device to use a WAP gateway.
  • Page 81: Using Terminal Services Client

    To avoid creating a new modem connection for each situation, set dialing rules for the locations from which you often connect to. Three dialing locations, Home, Mobile, and Work, have been created for you, and you can create more. If a connection cannot be made, your device gives you an opportunity to change the dialing location.
  • Page 82: Infrared (Ir) Connection

    Navigating within Terminal Services Client The contents of the window on the computer may be too wide to fit the screen of your Pocket PC. You may see two sets of scroll bars on your device: one for scrolling the computer window contents, and one for scrolling your device's Terminal Services Client screen.
  • Page 83: Receiving Infrared Beams

    Receiving infrared beams To receive a file via infrared beam: 1. When another infrared device within range beams file or data to you, your device receives the file or data and prompts a receiving data status. 2. After data transmission, tap Yes to accept or No to reject.
  • Page 84: Chapter 8 Bluetooth

    Chapter 8 Bluetooth Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology. Devices with Bluetooth capabilities can exchange information without requiring a physical connection. Unlike infrared, you do not need to line up devices to exchange information through Bluetooth. The devices only need to be within a range of about 10 meters (30 feet) in an open space environment.
  • Page 85: Bluetooth Settings

    Bluetooth settings To configure Bluetooth settings: 1. Tap > Bluetooth Settings. 2. Tap one of the tabs at the bottom of the Settings screen to access and modify various settings. General Allows you to: • Select or create a user profile. •...
  • Page 86 Services Under Bluetooth Services, you may enable/disable services such as File Transfer, Information Exchange, Serial Port, Personal Network server and Audio Gateway. Tap a service from the list, then choose whether to enable and share the selected service to other devices and whether to require authorization as well as passkey authentication between Bluetooth devices.
  • Page 87: Bluetooth Manager

    Bluetooth Manager The Bluetooth Manager allows you to pre-configure, manage, and use various types of Bluetooth connections to connect to remote devices. To open the Bluetooth Manager: • > Bluetooth Manager. There are two tabs in the Bluetooth Manager: • My Shortcuts - displays a list of pre-configured connections, if any.
  • Page 88: Remote Device Services

    Business Card Exchange The Business Card Exchange feature allows you to send or receive a business card to or from a remote device, or exchange business cards with multiple remote devices. To access Business Card Exchange: 1. Tap Menu > Business Card Exchange from the Menu bar.
  • Page 89: Bluetooth File Explorer

    Dial-up networking The Dial-up Networking feature allows you to connect your Pocket PC to another Bluetooth-enabled device through a phone line. Once connected, you can browse the Internet, check/read emails, etc. on your Pocket PC. The Bluetooth device that will provide the Dial-up Networking service to your Pocket PC should have access to a telephone system, either a hard- wired or a cellular connection, and capable of answering a call.
  • Page 90 The Bluetooth File Explorer also allows you to set a folder in your device for receiving inbound files. You may configure this folder for each of your connection shortcuts. See the section “To set a local folder”. Bluetooth File Explorer menus File Send a File...
  • Page 91 To get a file from the remote device: 1. Select the folder containing the file. 2. Tap the file that you wish to get or copy. 3. From the File menu, tap Get. Tap and hold the desired file and select Get from the pop-up menu. The file is copied to the local folder listed in the Local Folder field at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 92: Send Via Bluetooth

    Send via Bluetooth You can conveniently send your Outlook contacts, calendar items, and tasks individually or collectively to the remote device via Bluetooth. To send data via Bluetooth: 1. Tap , then open either Contacts, Calendar, or Tasks. 2. Tap and hold the item you wish to send to the remote device, then tap Send via Bluetooth from the pop-up menu.
  • Page 93: Bluetooth Personal Area Network

    Bluetooth Personal Area Network A Bluetooth personal area network is a private, temporary, ad-hoc network of up to eight (8) devices. A Bluetooth personal area network allows you to easily exchange information that normally requires a TCP/IP network. Most chat utilities, multi-player games, etc. are fully functional in a Bluetooth personal area network environment.
  • Page 94: Setting Up High Quality Audio Setup Or Hands-Free/Headset Setup

    To join a personal network: 1. In the Bluetooth Manager, tap New > Join a personal network. 2. On the wizard screen, select Join a personal network, then tap Next.. 3. Select the host of the personal network, then tap Next to establish a connection to the personal area network.
  • Page 95: Chapter 9 Wi-Fi

    Chapter 9 Wi-Fi MyPal A636 comes with a built-in Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi allows you to connect to wireless local area networks and the Internet. Using the IEEE 802.11b standard for wireless LAN, MyPal A636 can connect at speeds of up to 11 Mbps to an access point (Infrastructure mode) or to another wireless device (Ad-hoc mode).
  • Page 96: Configuring Wireless Networks

    Configuring wireless networks To configure a wireless network: 1. After selecting a wireless network to connect your device to, tap Settings. The Settings screen then appears. 2. Tap Network Cards > Wireless tab. 3. On the Configure Wireless Networks screen, tap on an available wireless LAN, then make your desired changes as necessary.
  • Page 97 • Tapping > Settings > Connections tab > Network Cards. 2. In the Wireless tab of the Configure Wireless Networks screen, tap Add New. 3. In the General tab of the Configure Wireless Network screen, enter the Network name by using the input panel. Then choose whether the wireless network connects to The Internet or Work network.
  • Page 98: The Wi-Fi Manager

    The Wi-Fi Manager The Wi-Fi Manager shows connection status and information on a wireless network, and allows you to manually scan your area for available wireless networks. To open Wi-Fi Manager: • > WLAN Setting. Or, • Tap > Settings > Connections tab > Wi-Fi Manager. There are four tabs in the Wi-Fi Manager: Wi-Fi Status This tab indicates whether Wi-Fi is currently connected, and shows...
  • Page 99: Site Survey

    Setting IP Info This tab displays the device’s Internet Protocol (IP) information including the host name, domain, DNS server, IP address, etc. In this tab, you can renew the IP address when the wireless network uses the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Tapping the Renew button forces the device to refresh its server-assigned IP address.
  • Page 100 Refer to the table of icon indications and column descriptions below. Table of icon indications: Icon Indicates that the wireless network is an Access Point with disabled Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption an Access Point with enabled WEP encryption an Access Point with disabled WEP encryption and MyPal is currently connected to this network an Access Point with enabled WEP encryption and MyPal is currently connected to this network...
  • Page 101: Appendix Notices

    Appendix Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement 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.
  • Page 102: Ul Safety Notices

    UL Safety Notices Required for UL 1459 covering telecommunications (telephone) equipment intended to be electrically connected to a telecommunication network that has an operating voltage to ground that does not exceed 200V peak, 300V peak-to-peak, and 105V rms, and installed or used in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70).
  • Page 103: Checklist Of Regulatory Statement

    Checklist of Regulatory Statement 15.21 You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authorization to use the device. CAUTION: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 104 Safety Information In order to maintain compliance with the FCC RF exposure guidelines, this equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator and your body. Use only with supplied antenna. Unauthorized antenna, modification, or attachments could damage the transmitter and may violate FCC regulations.

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