Asus P527 Quick Start Manual

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Quick Start Guide



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  • Page 1 Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 2: Package Contents

    Package contents Check your P527 package for the following items: P ASUS P527 device P Battery P AC Adapter P Mini-USB cable P Headset P Stylus P Car cell phone charger* P Car Kit (PDA holder and windshield suction pedestal)*...
  • Page 3 Getting to know your P57 Layout Left side features Front features Top features Rear features Right side features Bottom features...
  • Page 4: Device Components Description

    Device components description Item Power button Jog dial OK button Notification LED Earpiece receiver LCD touch screen Call key Left Soft key Start button Navigation key OK button Right Soft key End key Description Press once to set suspend mode or to wake device from sleep mode. Press and hold to turn the power ON or OFF.
  • Page 5 Item Location courier key Clear key Travelog button Alphanumeric keypad Bluetooth button FM keypad Message button Mode Switcher button Voice Commander/Record button Camera lens Stereo speaker Battery compartment Hold button Reset button Camera button Micro-SD slot Stylus Earphone port Mini-USB connector Description Long press to launch Location courier key.
  • Page 6: Getting Your Device Ready

    3. Replace the battery into the compartment with its copper contacts properly aligned to the copper conductor on the device. 4. Replace battery compartment cover. CAUTION: Use only an ASUS qualified battery for this device. Charging the battery The bundled battery pack is shipped only partially charged. Make sure to charge the battery at least four hours before using it for the first time.
  • Page 7: Powering Your Device

    Tap to read or make appointments Tap to sign in Windows Live Tap to launch Live search engine Tap to setup tasks Tap to display ASUS Launcher Status bar Indicates the battery status Tap to adjust volume Displays the signal status.
  • Page 8: Asus Status Icon

    ASUS Status icon The ASUS status icon allows you to easily check and see the current status of the following device components: CPU, USB, LCD brightness, Battery power, Memory, MicroSD card, and device storage. To check the status of these components, tap the ASUS Status icon on the Today screen.
  • Page 9: Using The Asus Launcher

    ASUS Launcher is an alternative program that allows you to conveniently and quickly launch applications, perform tasks, and change device settings. You can run the Program from Start > Programs > ASUS Launcher, or tap ASUS Launcher at the lower left corner of the Today screen.
  • Page 10: Entering Information

    Entering information Using the Input panel The Input panel comes with various input methods: Block Recognizer, Keyboard, Letter Recognizer, XT9, and Transcriber. Tap the Input panel icon to select input method. Input panel icon Input panel methods Block Recognizer Letter Recognizer Transcriber Keyboard...
  • Page 11: Making A Call

    Making a call You can make a phone call using the phone pad. You can also make calls directly from the Contacts, Call History, Speed Dial, or Voice Commander. Using the alphanumeric keypad To make a call using the alphanumeric keypad: 1.
  • Page 12: Receiving A Call

    Tap Reject List to activate Reject list and reject all incoming calls whose numbers are in the Reject list. • Tap Edit to open the CallFilter utility screen. • Tap Close to deactivate CallFilter. Call key to launch the ASUS CallFilter shortcut menu. The End key...
  • Page 13: Composing And Sending A Message

    Messages Sending a message Your device allows you to send and receive email, SMS, MMS, and Email messages when connected to a network. The following describes how to compose and send a message. Composing and sending a message 1. Tap Start > Messaging. 2.
  • Page 14: Synchronizing With Exchange Server

    Synchronizing with Exchange Server Before you can synchronize your device with an Exchange Server, install the Microsoft ActiveSync™ to your computer using the bundled P527 Getting Started CD. Activesync™ is the software that synchronizes your P527 with a Windows with a preinstalled ActiveSync™. To synchronize your device with Exchange Server: 1.
  • Page 15: Personalizing Your Device

    Personalizing your device You can customize the look and feel of your device according to your desired settings. Entering owner information To update the owner information: 1. Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab then tap the Owner Information icon or tap the screen.
  • Page 16: Setting Theme

    Setting phone sounds (ring type, ring tone, and keypad sound) To setup your phone sounds: 1. Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab. 2. Tap the Phone icon. 3. From the Phone screen, tap Ring type box to select desired ring type. Tap Ring tone box to select desired ring type.
  • Page 17: Setting Date And Time

    Setting Date and Time You can launch the Date and Time screen directly from the Today screen. To edit date and time: 1. Tap the clock icon on the Today screen. 2. Select the correct time zone and change the date or time. NOTE: During synchronization, the date and time on your device is updated with the date and time on your...
  • Page 18: Wireless Features

    Wireless features Using Bluetooth™ - Connecting with other Bluetooth- enabled devices 1. Ensure that Bluetooth is enabled on the device you want to add and the device is set as Discoverable. 2. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab then tap Bluetooth icon. 3.
  • Page 19 5. Enter the alphanumeric passcode of the device you want to connect then tap Next or press the Right Soft key. You can find the passcode in the documentation that came with the other device. 6. Enter the display name for this connection.
  • Page 20: Adding A Wireless Network

    Using Wi-Fi ® Turning on Wi-Fi Use the Wireless Manager to enable or disable Wi-Fi in your device. You can access the Wireless Manager by performing any of the following: 1. Launch the Wireless Manager. To do this, you can either: •...
  • Page 21: Using The Gprs Tool

    Using the GPRS Tool The GPRS Tool allows you to conveniently select and connect to your GPRS service provider. To connect via GPRS Tool: 1. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab then tap the Network Setting icon. You can also tap on the status bar then tap Settings from the pop-up callout.
  • Page 22: Disconnecting Gprs

    Connecting GPRS To connect GPRS: 1. Launch any application that connects to the Internet (e.g. Internet Explorer). The device will automatically connect your default GPRS connection. A pop-up callout appears to display the connection status. 2. When connected, you can start browsing the Internet.
  • Page 23: Gps Features

    GPS features Updating GPS data with GPS Catcher The GPS Catcher allows you to update the GPS data in your device. The GPS data contains important information about the status of satellite, current date and time for determining the satellite position. To update GPS data: 1.
  • Page 24: Turning On Gps

    Using Travelog The Travelog allows you to record your travel track and export it to show on Google Earth. Turning on GPS To turn on GPS: 1. Tap Start > Programs > Travelog > Menu. 2. Tap Turn On GPS. Then the device starts searching for GPS signal. 1.
  • Page 25: Recording Travel Track

    Recording Travel Track To record travel track: 1. Tap Start > Programs > Travelog > Menu > New Route. Enter a name for the route. If you want to record the check point, check the Record Check Point box and set an interval. Refer to the User Guide on GPS setting in Travelog Setting section for details about setting GPS and power saving.
  • Page 26: Exporting Route

    Exporting Route You can export your trip route into KMZ file and load it on Google Earth. To export a route: 1. From the Track screen, tap Menu > My Favorite. 3. Edit the route name and select the destination folder and storage place.
  • Page 27 4. When exporting, you can tap Cancel to stop exporting. 5. When finished, a notification message pops up. Tap The display modes of routes on Google Earth vary from the output mode and enhanced presentation mode you set in Export Setting. See the examples on the next page.
  • Page 28 Speed Mode with -D Presentation Normal Mode Speed Mode with -D Presentation...
  • Page 29: Using Location Courier

    Using Location Courier The Location Courier allows you to send your position throuth SMS messages to up to five receivers at the same time. You can also set a timer to send SMS messages periodically. To use Location Courier: 1. Tap Start > Programs > Location Courier. NOTE: The GPS automatically turns on when you launch the Location Courier application.
  • Page 30 3. Enter the number which you want to send the SMS to. Tap Add button to add a contact from the Contacts list. 5. Tap Options tab then check your desired properties. 4. Tap Contents tab then enter message. 6. Tap SMS Sending Rule tab then select time interval and check your desired properties.
  • Page 31: Other Features

    Other features Using Backup Backing-up files To backup files: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Programs > Backup > Backup. 2. Select the items you want to backup. Then tap Next. 3. Rename the file and select the storage location for the backup. Then tap Next. 4.
  • Page 32: Using Newstation

    Using NewStation NOTE: Ensure your device is connected to Internet when using NewStation. Reading RSS news To read RSS news: 1. Tap Start > Programs > NewStation. 2. Tap a category folder to open. 3. Tap a channel name to open. 4.
  • Page 33: Replaceable Batteries

    Notices Replaceable batteries If an equipment is provided with a replaceable battery and if replacement by an incorrect type could result in an explosion (e.g. with some lithium batteries), the following applies: – if the battery is placed in an OPERATOR ACCESS AREA, there shall be a marking close to the battery or a statement in both the operating and the servicing instructions;...
  • Page 34: Operator Access With A Tool

    Operator access with a tool If a TOOL is necessary to gain access to an OPERATOR ACCESS AREA, either all other compartments within that area containing a hazard shall be inaccessible to the OPERATOR by the use of the same TOOL, or such compartments shall be marked to discourage OPERATOR access.
  • Page 35 WARNING The user needs to switch off the device when exposed to areas with potentially explosive atmospheres such as petrol stations, chemical storage depots and blasting operations.
  • Page 36 IMEI integrity related requirements expressed in the GSM standards. Should you have any questions or comments regarding this matter, please have our best attention. Sincerely yours, Company: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. E-mail:
  • Page 37: Contact Information

    0800-093-456 (Toll-Free call from Taiwan only) Fax: 886-2-2895-9254 Online service: WWW: ASUSTek COMPUTER INC. (Asia-Pacific) Hotline: 886-2-2894-3447 Fax: 886-2-2890-7698 Online service: ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) Hotline: +1-812-282-2787 Fax: +1-812-284-0883 Online Service: WWW: ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany/Austria) Hotline: +49-2102-9599-10 Fax: +49-2102-9599-11 Online service: