Asus MyPal A730 Handbook

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  • Page 1 MyPal A730 Handbook...
  • 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 • Chapter 2 - Learn the basics ...2-1 This chapter will teach you the basic functions in MyPal A730. You will learn how to enter, find, and organize information, customize the device, and use the bundled simple applications.
  • Page 4 • Chapter 7 - Pocket Internet Explorer ...7-1 This chapter gives information on using Pocket Internet Explorer, Mobile Favorites folder, and AvantGo interactive service. • Chapter 8 - Get connected ...8-1 This chapter provides the procedures for connecting to the Internet, and for transferring data using infrared (IR).
  • Page 5 MyPal A730 specifications Processor Operating system Memory Display Battery Card slot Connection Audio Camera Size Weight According to Microsoft Logo Test Kit - Battery Life Test ® Intel PXA270 520 MHz Microsoft ® Windows Mobile™ 2003 Second Edition 64 MB Flash ROM...
  • Page 6: Package Contents

    If any item is missing or damaged, contact your dealer or retailer immediately. Standard items • ASUS MyPal A730 • Cradle • USB sync cable • AC adapter/power cable...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 1 Introducing MyPal ... 1-2 Front features ... 1-2 Back features ... 1-4 Side features ... 1-5 Top features ... 1-6 Bottom features ... 1-6 The stylus ... 1-7 The cradle ... 1-7 Setting up MyPal ... 1-8 Removing and replacing the back cover ... 1-8 Installing and removing the battery ...
  • Page 8: Introducing Mypal

    Introducing MyPal ® The ASUS MyPal A730 is truly a good companion wherever you go. Powered by a 520 MHz Intel SDRAM and 64 MB Flash ROM, and bundled with the Microsoft Mobile ® 2003 Second Edition plus a host of useful utilities, you have...
  • Page 9 While in the main screen (Today screen), press once to launch the calendar program While in camera preview (ASUS Camera photo mode), press once to turn on the photo frame selection feature and display the first available frame. A different frame appears whenever you press the button.
  • Page 10: Back Features

    CAUTION! DO NOT touch the camera lens! • Camera flash - provides additional light when capturing videos or images. You can turn the flash on or off while in the ASUS Camcorder interface. Refer to Chapter 4 for information. •...
  • Page 11: Side Features

    While in the Notes program, press and hold to start recording, release to stop recording. While in the ASUS Camcorder program, press once to take a photo shot (Photo capture mode); or press once to start recording a video, press again to stop recording (Video recorder mode) •...
  • Page 12: Top Features

    Top features Headphone jack • Headphone jack - connects a headphone. • CF card slot - accommodates a CompactFlash (CF) card. • SD card slot - accommodates an SD memory card or an SDIO interface card (e.g. 802.11b, Bluetooth • Infrared (IR) port - allows you to copy or send data to another device with an IR port.
  • Page 13: The Stylus

    The stylus The stylus functions on a Pocket PC the same way a mouse functions on a standard PC. Use the stylus to tap or drag on the LCD touch screen to open programs or execute commands. • Tap. Touch the screen once with the stylus to open programs and select options.
  • Page 14: Setting Up Mypal

    Setting up MyPal Removing and replacing the back cover To remove the back cover: 1. Locate the latch on the right side of the device, then use the stylus to push the latch toward the “unlocked” icon. 2. Carefully slide the cover downward until it is disengaged from the device.
  • Page 15 To replace the back cover: 1. Carefully slide the cover from the bottom of the device making sure that the side rails match the grooves on the side of the device. 2. Use the stylus to push the latch toward the “locked” icon. Get started! Groove Rail...
  • Page 16: Installing And Removing The Battery

    Installing and removing the battery NOTE You need to remove the back cover to access the battery compartment. Refer to the section “Removing and replacing the back cover” on page 1-8 for instructions. To install the battery: 1. Position and insert the right side of the battery with its notches matching the tabs on the right side of the compartment.
  • Page 17: Placing On The Cradle

    To remove the battery: 1. Use the stylus to push and unlock the battery latch. 2. Push the battery downward to disengage it from the battery contacts on the compartment. 3. Flip up the upper edge of the battery to remove it from the compartment.
  • Page 18: Connecting The Ac Adapter

    Connecting the AC adapter IMPORTANT You need to charge the battery before using the device for the first time. To connect the AC adapter without the cradle: 1. Connect the power cable to the jack on the sync cable adapter. 2.
  • Page 19: Additional Storage

    802.11b, Bluetooth NOTE You need to install an SD memory card or CF card if you wish to use the ASUS backup features. Installing and removing an SD/SDIO card To install an SD/SDIO card: 1. With the label side (usually the side with the card manufacturer’s...
  • Page 20: Installing And Removing A Cf Card

    Installing and removing a CF card To install a CF card: 1. With the label side (usually the side with the card manufacturer’s name) face up, and the barcode/serial number side face down, insert the 50-pin female connector of the card into the CF card slot. NOTE A CF card fits only in one orientation, and slides smoothly into the slot if inserted correctly.
  • Page 21: 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. To calibrate and activate your device: 1. Press the power button. The Align screen appears when you turn on the device for the first time, or after performing a hard reset.
  • Page 22: Basic Screens On Mypal

    Basic screens on MyPal Today screen Normally, the Today screen appears when you turn on your device for the first time each day. NOTE When the device is already on and the screen displays another program, you may return to the Today screen any time by tapping the Today.
  • Page 23: Start Menu

    Start menu From the Start menu, you can select programs, settings, and help topics. To display the Start menu, tap the Command bar At the bottom of the screen is the Command bar. You can use the menus and buttons on the Command bar to perform tasks in programs. NOTE The menus and buttons vary depending on the programs you are using.
  • Page 24: Pop-Up Menus

    Pop-up menus With the pop-up menus, you can easily choose an action for an item. For example, you can use the pop-up menu in File Explorer to delete, copy, or beam an item. To access a pop-up menu, tap and hold the stylus on the item that you wish to perform action on.
  • Page 25 Chapter 2 Learn the basics Viewing system information ... 2-2 Entering information ... 2-3 Entering text using the Input Panel ... 2-3 Writing on the screen ... 2-6 Drawing on the screen ... 2-9 Recording a message ... 2-10 Finding and organizing information ... 2-12 Using the Find function ...
  • Page 26: Viewing System Information

    Viewing system information Your device allows you to easily display the built-in specifications. NOTE You can not change the information you see in the system information screens. To display the system information: 1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the System tab on the bottom of the Settings screen.
  • Page 27: Entering Information

    Entering information You can enter information in your device in any of the following ways. • Use the input panel to enter text using the soft keyboard or the Letter Recognizer • Write directly on the screen with the stylus •...
  • Page 28: To Use Letter Recognizer

    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. The more you use your device, the more words it learns to anticipate.
  • Page 29: To Use Block Recognizer

    To use Block Recognizer: With the Block Recognizer, you can input character strokes that are similar to those used on other devices. 1. Tap the arrow next to the Input Panel button, then tap Block Recognizer. 2. Write a letter in the box. When you write a letter, it is converted to a typed text that appears on the screen.
  • Page 30: 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 31: To Convert Writing To Text

    To edit your writing: 1. Tap and hold the stylus next to the text that you wish to select until the insertion point appears. 2. Without lifting, drag the stylus across the text to select it. If you accidentally write on the screen, tap Tools, then Undo and try again.
  • Page 32 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 33: 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 34: 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 35 6. The new recording appears in the Notes list, or as an embedded icon. To play the recording, tap it from the list, or if embedded in a note, tap the speaker icon. To change the recording format: 1. In the note list, tap Tools then Options.
  • Page 36: Finding And Organizing Information

    Finding and organizing information The Find and Help features on your device helps you quickly locate information. Using the Find function To find information: 1. Tap , then tap Find. 2. Enter the text that you want to find, select a data type, then tap Go to start the search.
  • Page 37: Using The File Explorer

    Using the File Explorer To use the File Explorer to find and organize files: 1. Tap , then tap Programs. 2. In the Program screen, tap the File Explorer icon to display the files in your device. Tap to display the contents of the Flash disk or the storage card Tap to display the contents of My Documents folder Learn the basics...
  • Page 38: 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: 1. Tap , then tap Settings to display the Settings screen. 2. Tap the Personal or System tab on the bottom of the screen. NOTE Tap and hold the slider on the right side of the screen to display other Settings icons.
  • Page 39: Changing The Date And Time

    Changing the date and time To change the date and time settings: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then the System tab. 2. Tap the Clock & Alarms icon. 3. Make your desired settings. To change the alarm settings: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then the System tab.
  • Page 40: Changing The Start Menus

    Changing the Start menus To change the menu items: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the Menus icon. 2. Check the box opposite the items that you wish to appear on the Start Menu. 3. Tap the New Menu tab. 4.
  • Page 41: Changing The Owner Information

    Changing the owner information To change the owner information: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the Owner Information icon. 2. Key-in the data that you wish to appear on the Today screen. 3. Add notes to the owner information by tapping the Notes tab. 4.
  • Page 42: Setting A Password

    Setting a password To set a password for your device: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the Password icon. 2 Check the box Prompt if device unused, then select the period from the available options by tapping the down arrow. 3.
  • Page 43: Changing The Screen Display Orientation

    Changing the screen display orientation To change the screen display orientation: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then the System tab. 2. Tap the Screen icon to show the screen options. 3. Select your desired orientation, then tap OK. Portrait orientation This setting NOTE To quickly change the screen display orientation, simply tap...
  • Page 44 Landscape orientation (right-handed) This setting Landscape orientation (left-handed) This setting 2-20 Shows this screen Shows this screen Chapter 2...
  • Page 45 To enable the ClearType feature: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then the System tab. 2. Tap the Screen icon to show the screen options. 3. Tap the Clear Type tab. 4. Check the Enable Clear Type box, then tap OK. To change the screen text size: 1.
  • Page 46: Changing The Screen Theme

    Changing the screen theme To change the screen theme: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the Today icon. 2. Select your desired theme from the available options. Check the box Use this picture as the background, then tap Browse to select an image from your picture files.
  • Page 47: Changing The Button Assignments

    Changing the button assignments To change the button assignments: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the Buttons icon. 2. Highlight a button by tapping on it. 3. Tap the down arrow to display the programs that you can assign to the button.
  • Page 48: Setting The Backlight

    Setting the backlight To set the backlight: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the System tab. 2. Adjust the display brightness by dragging the slider towards Dark or Bright until you achieve your desired screen brightness. 3. Tap the Battery Power tab and customize the backlight settings when using battery power.
  • Page 49: Changing The Battery Power Settings

    Changing the battery power settings To change the battery power settings: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the System tab. 2. Tap the Power icon to display the battery power status. This screen shows the detected percentages of the remaining battery power.
  • Page 50: 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 51: Changing The Audio Settings

    Changing the audio settings To change the Audio settings: 1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the Audio Settings icon to display the audio settings screen. 3. Adjust the volume, balance, treble, and bass, and stereo settings by dragging the slider to the left or to the right until you achieve your desired sound output.
  • Page 52: Changing The System Operation Settings

    Changing the system operation settings To change the system operation settings: 1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the System Settings icon to display the system operation mode options. 3. Make your desired changes. The Turbo Mode allows better CPU performance.
  • Page 53 To change the Wakeup settings: 1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the System Settings icon, then tap the Wakeup tab to display the wakeup options. 3. Check the box opposite Turn on PDA power when a program button is pressed to enable the feature.
  • Page 54: Changing The Memory Settings

    To change the USB Host settings: 1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the System Settings icon, then tap the USB Host tab to display the options. 3. Enable or disable the USB host feature by selecting the appropriate box.
  • Page 55 To check the storage card memory: 1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the Memory icon, then tap the Storage Card tab to display the memory information for the selected storage card. 3. If you wish to free storage card memory, delete some files from the storage card.
  • Page 56: Using Simple Applications

    Using simple applications Your device includes several simple application that are useful in your day- to-day use of your device. NOTE The major applications that came with the Microsoft Windows Mobile chapters. To access the applications: 1. Tap , then tap Programs. 2.
  • Page 57: Games

    Games Tap the Games icon to display the available games. Jawbreaker The main objective of this game is to burst all jawbreakers. To do so, tap two or more jawbreakers of the same color that are connected to each other. The more jawbreakers you burst at a time, the higher your score. NOTE For details on the game rules, see the Help information on your device.
  • Page 58 2. Tap Game, then tap Options to display the Options screen. Make your desired changes, then tap OK to return to the game. 3. Tap Info, then tap Statistics to: - view your scores - set the screen orientation - reset your scores 4.
  • Page 59 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.
  • Page 60: Pictures

    Pictures Use Pictures to view .jpg pictures stored on your device or on a storage card, send pictures to your friends, view a slideshow of your pictures, or set a picture as background on the Today screen. Refer also to the online help on your device for more information on using this feature.
  • Page 61 5. Tap Tools, then tap Beam Picture if you wish to send the picture to another device with IR port. Tap Send via E-mail... to attach the picture to an e-mail. Tap Set as Today Wallpaper... to use the picture as your wallpaper in the Today screen.
  • Page 62 8. Use the Crop tool to select a part of the picture and cut it. 9. Use the Zoom tool to enlarge the picture. 10. Tap Tools, then tap Save Picture As... to save your edited picture. 2-38 Chapter 2...
  • Page 63 Chapter 3 Synchronize and enhance ® Microsoft ActiveSync ® What is ActiveSync Installing ActiveSync Synchronizing your device ... 3-6 Connecting your device to a computer ... 3-6 Setting up a partnership ... 3-7 Checking synchronized information ... 3-9 Manually initiating synchronization ... 3-10 Synchronization options ...3-11 Installing other applications ...
  • Page 64: Microsoft ® Activesync

    ® Microsoft ActiveSync What is 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 65: Installing Activesync On Your Computer

    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 66 4. Read the Overview before installing ActiveSync 3.7.1 to make sure that you perform the installation sequence correctly. 5. If you have not installed Outlook, install it now. Click Install Outlook 2002 and follow the screen instructions to complete the installation.
  • Page 67 If you have previously installed ® Microsoft ActiveSync computer, the installation wizard detects it and prompts you with a message. 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.
  • Page 68: Synchronizing Your Device

    Synchronizing your device Connecting your device to a computer To connect your device with the cradle: 1. Place the device on the cradle. 2. Connect the 26-pin device plug of the sync cable to the 26-pin connector at the back of the cradle. 3.
  • Page 69: Setting Up A Partnership

    Setting up a partnership Immediately after you have completed the installation, the New Partnership wizard will start automatically to help you establish a partnership and customize your synchronization settings. At this point, you can decide exactly which types of information you would like to synchronize with your computer.
  • Page 70 On the Calendar Synchronization Settings window, for example, select from the options how you wish to synchronize the appointments on your device with your computer. Click OK. 4. Click Finish to complete setting a partnership. Immediately after you set up a partnership, ActiveSync starts automatically and initiates the first synchronization between your...
  • Page 71: Checking Synchronized Information

    Checking synchronized information After your first synchronization, take a look at Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks on your device. You will notice that the calendar information in Microsoft Outlook on your computer was copied to your device, and the information that you have on your device was copied to your computer. NOTE Open Microsoft Outlook on your desktop computer to see the details of copied information from your device.
  • Page 72: 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, then tap the ActiveSync icon to display the ActiveSync screen.
  • Page 73: 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 74 To set synchronization schedule: 1. Click on the Schedule tab. 2. Select your desired synchronization schedule. 3. Click OK when done. To specify synchronization rules: 1. Click on the Rules tab. 2. Select your desired settings from the available options. 3.
  • Page 75: 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.
  • Page 76 7. Click Pocket PC Applications to display the entertainment programs that you can install on your device, then click Details for installation instructions. 8. Click Desktop Applications to display the entertainment programs that you can install on your computer, then click Details for installation instructions.
  • Page 77 ... 4-24 Photo Album ... 4-27 ASUS Launcher ... 4-28 Accessing ASUS Launcher ... 4-28 Changing the name of a default category ... 4-30 Customizing an existing category ... 4-31 Removing programs in a category ... 4-32 Adding a category ...
  • Page 78: Asus Camera

    ASUS Camera The ASUS Camera is a convenient interface program that allows you to record videos with synchronized audio and capture digital images. Using the integrated playback capability and photo editing feature, this program makes creating simple videos and enhancing pictures right at your...
  • Page 79: Asus Camcorder

    Photo Viewer or Photo Album to display images. The ASUS Camcorder has three modes: playback, recorder, and photo. The default is playback mode. Playback mode In recorder mode, moves forward...
  • Page 80: Playback Menus

    Playback menus To view the playlist: 1. Tap PlayList on the command bar. A list of the available files appear. 2. Select a file that you wish to play by tapping on it. To change the playback settings: 1. Tap Setting on the command bar to display the options.
  • Page 81 To view playback information: 1. Tap Info on the command bar. 2. Tap OK when done. To view information about ASUS Camera: 1. Tap Help on the command bar. 2. Tap and hold the slider on the right side of the screen to page down.
  • Page 82: Playback Functions

    Playback functions To display an image or photo file: 1. While in Playback mode, tap the the Photo Viewer application. 2. In the Photo Viewer main screen, tap the Folder button to display a list of available .jpg or .bmp files. 3.
  • Page 83 Tap the button again to resume play. 4. After playing a video file, the screen displays the thumbnails of available files. Select another video file to play, or tap to exit Photo Album and return to camera playback mode. ASUS programs Thumbnail...
  • Page 84 To change the display size of the video you are playing: 1. Tap on the video image to enlarge to the size of display area. 2. Tap a second time to zoom to full screen. While in full screen mode, tapping the image rotates it 45°...
  • Page 85: Recorder Mode

    Tap to change from 1X/2X/4X magnification ASUS programs Indicates the elapsed recording time Tap to display information on ASUS Camera functions Tap to turn the camera flash on or off Photo Album button Record button no function in this mode...
  • Page 86: Recorder Menus

    Recorder menus To view the playlist: Tap PlayList on the command bar. A list of the available files from your default folder appears. If you have previously played video, photo, or slideshow files, tapping the (Play) button launches the last file you played.
  • Page 87 If you check the option Video Auto Recording, the items Recording Start After and Recording End After become configurable. Tap the down arrow opposite each item to set the time in seconds. 3. Tap OK when done. ASUS programs 4-11...
  • Page 88 To change the file settings: 1. Tap Setting on the command bar, then tap the File Setting tab to display the options. 2. Make your desired changes by tapping the down arrow opposite each item. Storage Folder - by default, your video files will be saved in this folder.
  • Page 89: Recorder Functions

    Flash On - flash is always on NOTE Return to playback mode to play your recorded video. See section “Playback mode” on page 4-3 on how to play the video. ASUS programs (Record) Camera status Recorder mode button Record button...
  • Page 90: Photo Mode

    Indicates the elapsed recording time Tap to display information on ASUS Camera functions Tap to turn the camera flash on or off Record button Photo Album button Tap to take a photo no function in this mode...
  • Page 91: Photo Menus

    To change the photo image settings: 1. Tap Setting on the command bar to display the photo image options. 2. Make your desired changes. Tap the Default button any time to revert to the default settings. 3. Tap OK when done. ASUS programs 4-15...
  • Page 92 To change the auto shoot settings: 1. Tap Setting on the command bar, then tap the Auto Shoot tab to display the options. 2. Make your desired changes. 3. Tap OK when done. If you check the option Special Capture, the items Continuously Capture (selected by default) and Photo Auto Capturing become configurable.
  • Page 93 If you do not wish to place your photos in frames, select None. 3. Tap OK when done. NOTE You may edit your photos to add frames and other effects using the Photo Editor. See page 4-23 for more information on editing photos. ASUS programs 4-17...
  • Page 94: Photo Functions

    Photo functions To take a picture: 1. Tap the Mode button to shift to Photo mode. Notice that the becomes (Photo) button, the rotate button becomes button, and the camera status indicator shows “CAMERA ON”. 2. Focus the camera lens (located at the back of the device) to your subject.
  • Page 95: Photo Viewer

    Displays a thumbnail of the selected file Tap to create a slideshow Tap to display an image in landscape orientation ASUS programs Display area Tap to exit photo viewer Tap to display file locations Tap to display an image...
  • Page 96: Photo Viewer Functions

    Photo Viewer functions To open a file: 1. Tap the (Folder) button to display a list of image files. 2. Tap the image file (.jpg or .bmp format) that your wish to open. 3. Tap the again to open another file, or the the Photo Viewer application.
  • Page 97 (.lst format). 4. Tap the (Slide interval) button to specify the time interval for slide transition. The number on the button indicates the interval in seconds. Keep tapping the button to select from 1 second to 10 seconds. ASUS programs 4-21...
  • Page 98 5. Tap the (Landscape) button or the the orientation of the images in your slideshow. Tapping any of the buttons shows a preview of your selected image files in either landscape or portrait orientation. Landscape orientation 6. A message appears indicating that your slideshow file is saved.
  • Page 99: Photo Editor

    Tap to display the File menu NOTE If no image is displayed on the screen, the editing buttons are grayed out and and not selectable. Only the buttons are activated. ASUS programs Display area Editing buttons Tap to display the zoom options (Exit)
  • Page 100: Photo Editor Functions

    Photo Editor functions To open and edit a file: 1. Tap File, then Open to display your default folder and file type. If you wish to find files from other folders, tap the down arrow opposite the Folder box to display your folder selection, then tap your desired folder.
  • Page 101 The file appears in the size you specified. 4. To remove the thumbnails of other files and view your selected file 100%, tap Tools from the command bar then tap (uncheck) the Thumbnail View item. ASUS programs 4-25...
  • Page 102 5. Tap the Frame button to display the available frames that you can use. Use the slider or the left/right arrows to see other frames. 6. Tap your desired frame twice to automatically place your image in it. 7. Tap the Frame button to exit frame editing mode, and re-activate other editing buttons and command bar menus.
  • Page 103: Photo Album

    1. Tap the down arrow in the Folder box to display the folders on your device. 2. Select the folder where you wish to locate files. A new group of thumbnails appear on the screen. ASUS programs Tap a thumbnail twice to open or play 4-27...
  • Page 104: Asus Launcher

    Accessing ASUS Launcher To access ASUS Launcher: 1. Tap , then Programs. 2. Tap ASUS Programs, then ASUS Launcher. NOTE To quickly access ASUS Launcher, press the (leftmost) on your device. 3. From the command bar, tap Name to display the names of the existing categories.
  • Page 105 5. Tap Start Menu or Programs to display the default programs in them. NOTE Whatever category is selected, that category will be launched the next time you tap the ASUS Launcher icon. ASUS programs 4-29...
  • Page 106: Changing The Name Of A Default Category

    NOTE You cannot delete the default categories. However, you may edit the default titles, and add or delete programs contained in these categories. Changing the name of a default category To edit the name of a default category: 1. Tap Name, and select a category that you wish to rename. For example, Programs.
  • Page 107: Customizing An Existing Category

    If you do not wish to have duplicate icons, use the option Move To. 7. Tap Name then Favorites to display your customized quick launch programs. 8. Tap OK to set Favorites as your quick launch category. The next time you access ASUS Launcher, the Favorites category appears. ASUS programs 4-31...
  • Page 108: Removing Programs In A Category

    Removing programs in a category To remove programs from a category: 1. Tap Editor, then Remove. 2. Tap Name, then any of the existing categories. 3. Tap the program icon that you wish to remove. For example, the Calculator icon in the Favorites screen.
  • Page 109: Asus Backup

    ASUS Backup The ASUS Backup utility lets you back up your system files and/or data contained in the main system memory. Unlike the ASUS SmartKeeper automatic backup feature that backs up the entire system status (system and data) into one backup file, this utility allows you to manually create separate backup files for your system files and data files.
  • Page 110: Backing Up All Data

    To back up all data on your device: 1. Return to the ASUS programs screen and tap the ASUS Backup icon. 2. Tap the Backup tab on the ASUS Backup screen. 3. Tap All Data button to back up all data on your device.
  • Page 111: Backing Up Pim Data

    7. Tap OK. Backing up PIM data To back up only PIM data on your device: 1. On the ASUS Backup screen, tap PIM Data button to back up only the personal information management (PIM) data on your device.
  • Page 112 4. Type a name for your backup file and the folder where you wish to place it. You may opt not to specify a folder. 5. Check the boxes opposite the items that you wish to back up, or tap Select All to select all listed items.
  • Page 113: Restoring All Data

    ASUS Backup icon. When prompted, stop all running programs. See page 4-33 for instructions. 3. Tap the Restore tab on the ASUS Backup screen. 4. Tap All Data. 5. In the Backup File screen: • select the backup file name (tap...
  • Page 114: Restoring Pim Data

    Restoring PIM data To restore PIM data: 1. On the ASUS Backup screen, tap PIM Data. 2. When prompted, select the storage device (Flash Disk, SD card, or CF card) where you stored your backup file. Tapping Cancel returns you to the previous screen.
  • Page 115: Asus Smartkeeper

    ASUS SmartKeeper The ASUS SmartKeeper is an automatic backup feature that prompts you to backup the current system status in a CF card or SD card whenever the remaining battery power reaches a certain level. With the automatic option, the backup process is done whether the device is ON or OFF as long as a CF card, or an SD card, is present in its slot.
  • Page 116 6. In the Automatic screen, check the Automatic system backup box to enable automatic backup. This box is checked by default. When SmartKeeper is set to Automatic, make sure that a CF card or an SD card (64MB free space recommended) is present in the respective slot.
  • Page 117 Make sure that either a CF card or an SD card is in the respective slot. If you tap Yes without any card, an error message appears, indicating that your selected backup destination is not ready. A confirmation message appears when the backup process is complete. ASUS programs 4-41...
  • Page 118 When the device is OFF Whenever a low battery status occurs while the device is in standby or OFF mode: 1. SmartKeeper wakes up the system to back up the system status. 2. SmartKeeper checks if a CF card or an SD card is ready in the slot. 3.
  • Page 119 2004/06/14, 10:21:27 AM. Backup failed! System error. ASUS programs If automatic backup failed because the available space in the CF card/ SD card is not enough to back up...
  • Page 120: Manual Backup

    Manual backup To use manual backup: 1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the System tab on the bottom of the Settings screen. 3. Tap the SmartKeeper icon, then the Manual tab. 4. Tap the Back up system button to back up the current system status to the CF card or SD card.
  • Page 121 The screen displays the backup file information after the backup process. ASUS programs 4-45...
  • Page 122: Manual Restore

    Manual restore To restore the system status: 1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the System tab on the bottom of the Settings screen. 3. Tap the SmartKeeper icon, then the Manual tab. 4. Tap the Restore system button to restore the saved system status from the CF card or SD card.
  • Page 123 Chapter 5 Microsoft Introduction ... 5-2 Calendar ... 5-2 Creating appointments ... 5-3 Using the summary screen ... 5-4 Creating meeting requests ... 5-4 Contacts ... 5-5 Creating contacts ... 5-6 Using the summary screen ... 5-6 Finding a contact ... 5-7 Tasks ...
  • Page 124: Introduction

    Introduction ® 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 125: 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 New. 3. Using the input panel, enter a description and a location. Tap to select the field. 4.
  • Page 126: 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 use Calendar to set up meetings with users of Outlook and Pocket Outlook.
  • Page 127: 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 infrared port (IR) on the device, you can quickly share Contacts information with other device users.
  • Page 128: Creating Contacts

    Creating contacts To create a contact: 1. Tap , then tap Contacts. 2. Tap New to display a blank contact form. 3. Using the input panel, enter a name and other contact information. You will need to scroll down to see all available fields. 4.
  • Page 129: 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 button to the right of the box. 2.
  • Page 130: Tasks

    Tasks Use Tasks to keep track of what you have to do. Tap to select the category of tasks you want to display Tap to create a new task Creating tasks To create a task: 1. Tap , then tap Tasks. 2.
  • Page 131: Using The Summary Screen

    5. To assign the task to a category, tap Categories and select a category from the list. On the task list, you can display tasks by category. 6. To add notes, tap the Notes tab. You can enter text, draw, or create a recording.
  • Page 132: Notes

    Notes Quickly capture thoughts, reminders, ideas, and phone numbers with Notes. You can create a written note or a recording. You can also include a recording in a note. If a note is open when you create the recording, it will be included in the note as an icon.
  • Page 133: Creating Notes

    Creating notes To create a note: 1. Tap , then tap Notes. 2. Tap New to display a blank note. 3. Create your note by writing, drawing, typing, or recording. For more information about using the input panel, writing and drawing on the screen, and creating recordings, see Chapter 2.
  • Page 134: 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 135: Connecting Directly To An E-Mail Server

    Connecting directly to an e-mail server In addition to synchronizing e-mail messages with your desktop computer, you can send and receive e-mail messages by connecting to an e-mail server using a modem or network card connected to your device. You need to set up a remote connection to a network or an ISP, and a connection to your e-mail server.
  • Page 136 When you connect to your e-mail server or synchronize with your desktop computer, by default, you will receive messages from the last five days only, the first 100 lines of each new messages, and file attachments of less than 100KB in size. The original messages remain on the e-mail server or your desktop computer.
  • Page 137: 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 the service, and the folder that you wish to display Tap to connect to the selected service Tap an e-mail message from your Inbox to display it.
  • Page 138: Composing Messages

    Composing messages To compose a message: 1. Tap New to display a blank e-mail screen. Tap to send the message Enter the e-mail address here Tap to select a preset 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 the Address Book button.
  • Page 139 To address your e-mail to several recipients, type the e-mail addresses separated by a semicolon. A semicolon is automatically added between e-mail addresses if you select from your Contacts list. All the names in the Contacts list with e-mail addresses appear in the e-mail address book.
  • Page 140 Using preset messages To enter preset or frequently used messages, tap My Text from the command bar and select your desired message. Editing or adding preset messages To edit or add preset messages: 1. Tap Tools from the command bar to display the menu.
  • Page 141 Saving composed messages If you are working offline, the message is moved to the Outbox folder and will be sent the next time you connect. If you do not wish to send the message immediately, tap OK after composing the message to save it to the Drafts folder.
  • Page 142: Managing E-Mail Messages And Folders

    Managing e-mail messages and folders The behavior of the folders you create depends on whether you are using ActiveSync, SMS, POP3, or IMAP4. • If you use ActiveSync, e-mail messages in the Inbox folder in Outlook will automatically be sunchronized with your device. You can select to synchronize additional folders by designating them for ActiveSync.
  • Page 143 Chapter 6 Companion programs Pocket Word ... 6-2 Creating Pocket Word documents ... 6-2 Saving Pocket Word documents ... 6-3 Opening an existing Pocket Word document ... 6-5 Modes of entering information ... 6-6 Pocket Excel ... 6-9 Creating Pocket Excel documents ... 6-10 Opening an existing Pocket Excel document ...6-11 Saving Pocket Excel documents ...6-11 Securing your Excel document ...
  • Page 144: Pocket Word

    The companion programs consist of Microsoft Pocket Excel, MSN Messenger, and Windows Media™ Player for Pocket To switch to a companion program on your device, tap Programs on the menu, then tap the program that you wish to open. Pocket Word Pocket Word works with Microsoft Word on your desktop computer to give you easy access to copies of your documents.
  • Page 145: Saving Pocket Word Documents

    2. Tap New to display a blank document. 3. Use any of the tools in the input panel to type your text. Tap to show or hide the formatting toolbar Saving Pocket Word documents To save a Pocket Word document: When you have finished editing your document, tap OK.
  • Page 146 To specify save options: 1. With the document open, tap Tools. 2. From the pop-up menu, tap File, then tap Save Document As... to display the Save As screen. 3. Change the file name by simply typing a new one in the Name field.
  • Page 147: Opening An Existing Pocket Word Document

    Opening an existing Pocket Word document Pocket Word contains a list of the files stored on your device. Tap a file in the list to open. To delete, make copies of, and send files, tap and hold a file in the list, then select the appropriate action on the pop-up menu. Tap to select the folder you want to display Tap to change document settings Tap to create a new document...
  • Page 148: Typing Mode

    Modes of entering information You can enter information in Pocket Word in one of four modes (typing, writing, drawing, or recording), which are displayed on the View menu. Each mode has its own toolbar that you can show or hide by tapping the Show/Hide Toolbar button on the command bar.
  • Page 149: Writing Mode

    Writing mode In writing mode, use your stylus to write directly on the screen. Ruled lines are displayed as a guide, and the zoom magnification is greater than in typing mode to allow you to write more easily. For more information on writing and selecting writing, see Chapter 2.
  • Page 150: Drawing Mode

    Drawing mode In drawing mode, use your stylus to draw on the screen. Gridlines appear as guides. When you lift your stylus off the screen after ther first stroke, you will see a drawing box indicating the boundaries of the drawing. Every subsequent stroke within or touching the drawing box becomes part of the drawing.
  • Page 151: Pocket Excel

    Pocket Excel Pocket Excel works with Microsoft Excel on your desktop computer to give you easy access to copies of your workbooks. You can create new workbooks on your device, or you can copy workbooks from your desktop computer to your device. Synchronize workbooks between your desktop computer and your device so that you have the most up-to-date contents in both locations.
  • Page 152: Creating Pocket Excel Documents

    Creating a Pocket Excel document To create a new Excel document: 1. Tap , tap Programs, tap Pocket Excel. 2. Tap New to display a blank document. If you selected a template for new documents in the Options dialog box, that template appears with the appropriate text and formatting already provided.
  • Page 153: Opening An Existing Pocket Excel Document

    Opening an existing Pocket Excel document If you have previously created Pocket Excel documents, a list of the documents appear after you tapped the Pocket Excel icon. To open an existing Excel document: 1. Tap , tap Programs, tap Pocket Excel.
  • Page 154 To specify save options: 1. With the document open, tap Tools, then tap File. 2. From the pop-up menu, tap Save Workbook As... to display the Save As screen. 3. Change the file name by simply typing a new one in the Name field. 4.
  • Page 155: Securing Your Excel Document

    Securing your Excel document If your workbook contains sensitive or confidental information, you can protect it with a password. To set a password for your workbook: 1. Open the workbook. 2. Tap Tools from the command bar, then tap Password... to display the password setting screen.
  • Page 156: Tips For Working In Pocket Excel

    Tips for working in Pocket Excel 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, then tap Full Screen. To exit full-screen mode, tap Restore.
  • Page 157: Msn Messenger

    MSN Messenger MSN Messenger on your device is an instant messaging program that allows you to: • See who among your contacts is online • Send and receive instant messages • Have instant message conversations with groups of contacts To use MSN Messenger: You must have a Microsoft Passport™...
  • Page 158: Signing Up

    Signing up To sign in to MSN Mesenger service: 1. Tap Tools then tap Sign in... from the menu. Simply tap the Tap here to sign in area. 2. In the sign-in screen, enter your e-mail address and password. Tap Sign In. NOTE If you already use MSN Messenger on your desktop computer, your contacts will show up on your device.
  • Page 159: Working With Contacts

    Working with contacts The MSN Messenger window shows all of your messenger contacts at a glance, divided into Online and Not Online categories. From this view, while connected, you can chat, send an e-mail, block the contact from chatting with you, or delete contacts from your list using the pop-up menu. To see others online without being seen, tap My Status in the Tools menu and select Appear Offline.
  • Page 160: 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 Invite in the Tools menu, then tap the contact that you want to invite.
  • Page 161: 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 play the next track Tap to play the previous track Tap to stop...
  • Page 162 6-20 Chapter 6...
  • Page 163 Chapter 7 Pocket Internet Explorer Introduction ... 7-2 Using Pocket Internet Explorer ... 7-2 Changing View settings ... 7-3 Browsing the Internet ... 7-3 AvantGo Channels... 7-4 Mobile Favorites folder ... 7-5 Favorite links ... 7-5 Mobile Favorites ... 7-5 Viewing mobile favorites and channels ...
  • Page 164: Introduction

    Introduction Use Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer 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 165: Changing View Settings

    2. Tap the Home button to display the Pocket Internet Explorer welcome screen with links to some useful Web sites. 3. Tap any of the Web site buttons to go to a specific site. Changing View settings To change View settings: 1.
  • Page 166: Avantgo Channels

    AvantGo Channels AvantGo is a free interactive service that gives you access to personalized content and thousands of popular Web sites. You subscribe to AvantGo channels directly from your device. Then, synchronize your device and desktop computer, or connect to the Internet to download the content. For more information, visit the AvantGo web site at http://avantgo.com/ To activate AvantGo: 1.
  • Page 167: Mobile Favorites Folder

    Mobile Favorites folder Only the items stored in the Mobile Favorites sub-folder on your desktop computer will be synchronized with your device. This folder was created automatically when you installed ActiveSync. Favorite links During synchronization, the list of favorite links in the Mobile Favorites folder on your desktop computer is synchronized with Pocket Internet Explorer on your device.
  • Page 168 To create a mobile favorite: 1. In Internet Explorer on your desktop computer, click Tools then Create Mobile Favorite. 2. To change the link name, enter a new name in the Name box. 3. Select your desired update schedule in Update. This is optional. 4.
  • Page 169: Viewing Mobile Favorites And Channels

    Saving device memory Mobile favorites take up storage memory on your device. To minimize the amount of memory used: • In the settings for the Favorites information type in ActiveSync options, turn off pictures and sounds, or stop some mobile favorites from being downloaded to the device.
  • Page 170: Adding/Deleting Mobile Favorites And Folders

    Adding/Deleting mobile favorites and folders To add a favorite: 1. Tap to display your list of favorites. 2. Tap the Add/Delete button to display the Favorites screen. 3. Tap the Add... button to show the Add Favorite screen. 4. Type a name for the favorite that you wish to add in the Name field.
  • Page 171 To add a folder: 1. Tap to display your list of favorites. 2. Tap the Add/Delete button to display the Favorites screen. 3. Tap the New Folder button. 4. Type a name for the folder that you wish to create. 5.
  • Page 172 7-10 Chapter 7...
  • Page 173 Chapter 8 Introduction ... 8-2 Connect to the Internet ... 8-2 Connect to Work ... 8-3 Set up connections ... 8-3 Modem connections ... 8-3 VPN server connections ... 8-4 Proxy server settings ... 8-4 Network card connections ... 8-5 End a connection ...
  • Page 174: Introduction

    Introduction 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 175: Connect To Work

    Connect 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. In My Work Network, set up either a modem, network card, wireless network, or VPN server connection.
  • Page 176: 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 177: Network Card Connections

    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 178: End A Connection

    End a connection • When connected via modem or VPN, tap then tap Disconnect. • When connected via cable or cradle, detach your device from the cable or cradle. • When connected via Infrared, move the device away from the other computer or device.
  • Page 179: Use Dialing Rules

    9. Create a modem connection. See section “Set up connections.” If necessary, set dialing rules. See section “Use dialing rules.” 10. If your device does not have a connection to a mobile phone network, insert a modem card. Use dialing rules Additional numbers may need to be dialed depending on your given location when connecting.
  • Page 180: Infrared (Ir) Connection

    Infrared (IR) connection Setting beam options To set the beam options: 1. Tap , then Settings. 2. Tap the Connections tab. 3. Tap the Beam icon to display the Settings screen. 4. By default, your device detects incoming infrared (IR) beams and prompts you to accept them.
  • Page 181: Receiving Infrared Beams

    Receiving infrared beams To receive a file via infrared beam: 1. From the Beam settings screen, tap the link Receive an infrared beam. Your device automatically looks for another device using infrared. Tap Cancel if you wish to abort the command. 2.
  • Page 182: Sending Infrared Beams

    Sending infrared beams To send a file via infrared beam: 1. Tap and hold a file to beam, then tap Beam File... from the pop-up menu. 2. Align the IR ports of the devices so that they are unobstructed and within a close range.
  • Page 183 Chapter 9 Introducing Bluetooth Bluetooth for Windows CE (BTW-CE) ... 9-2 Bluetooth icon ... 9-2 Bluetooth settings ... 9-3 General ... 9-3 Accessibility ... 9-3 File Transfer ... 9-4 Information Exchange ... 9-4 Serial Port ... 9-4 Personal Network Server ... 9-5 Audio Gateway ...
  • Page 184: Introducing Bluetooth

    Introducing Bluetooth Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology. Devices with Bluetooth capabilities can exchange information over a distance of about 10 meters (30 feet) without requiring a physical connection. Unlike infrared, you do not need to line up the devices to beam information with Bluetooth.
  • Page 185: Bluetooth Settings

    Bluetooth settings To configure the Bluetooth settings: 1. Tap from the lower right corner of the Today screen to display the Bluetooth menu. 2. Tap Bluetooth Settings. 3. Tap one of the tabs at the bottom of the Settings screen to make your desired changes.
  • Page 186: File Transfer

    File Transfer Allows you to customize the settings for file transfers, and set the highest level directory on your device that remote devices can access. Refer to section “Remote device services” for more information. Information Exchange Allows you to customize the service settings, and set the default business card.
  • Page 187: Personal Network Server

    Personal Network Server Allows you to customize the service settings for your personal network server. Refer to section “Remote device services” for more information. Audio Gateway Allows you to customize the service settings for the Audio Gateway. About ® Displays the Bluetooth™ for Windows CE (BTW-CE) information including the release version, copyright notice, website address, technical support...
  • Page 188: Bluetooth Manager

    Bluetooth Manager The Bluetooth Manager allows you to create, manage, and use Bluetooth to connect to remote devices. To launch the Bluetooth Manager: 1. Tap from the lower right corner of the Today screen to display the Bluetooth menu. 2. Tap Bluetooth Manager. The My Shortcuts screen displays a list of pre-configured connections, if any.
  • Page 189: Bluetooth Connection Wizard

    Bluetooth connection wizard The Bluetooth connection wizard helps you set up connections with remote Bluetooth devices. To launch the Bluetooth connection wizard: 1. Tap from the Bluetooth Manager command bar. The Bluetooth Connection Wizard screen appears. 2. Select a type of connection that you wish set up.
  • Page 190: Business Card Exchange

    Business Card Exchange The Business Card Exchange function allows you to: • send your business card to a remote device • receive a business card from a remote device • exchange business cards with one or more remote devices To launch the Business Card Exchange screen: 1.
  • Page 191: Remote Device Services

    Remote device services Wireless serial port Using a Bluetooth serial port is equivalent to using a physical cable serial port connection between two devices. As with a physical connection, you have to configure the application that will use the serial port. To configure the Bluetooth Serial Port: 1.
  • Page 192: Dial-Up Networking

    Dial-up networking The Dial-up Networking feature allows you to connect to a remote computer through a phone line. Once connected, you can browse the Internet, check/read emails, etc. NOTE The remote Bluetooth device that will provide the Dial-up Networking service should have access to a telephone system, either a hard-wired or a cellular connection, and capable of answering a call.
  • Page 193: Bluetooth File Explorer

    Bluetooth file explorer The Bluetooth File Explorer appears automatically after a file transfer connection is established. This service feature allows you to do the following operations: • Navigate the directory structure of the remote device • View the files and folders on the remote device •...
  • Page 194 To create a folder on the remote device: 1. Select the folder in which you wish to place the new folder. 2. From the File menu, tap Create a Folder. 3. Enter a name for the new folder while the default name New Folder is highlighted.
  • Page 195 To set a local folder for incoming files: 1. From the Tools menu, tap Set Local Folder. 2. Use the drop-down menu at the top of the screen to go to your desired folder. 3. Tap OK to return to the main screen of Bluetooth File Explorer. You will see the Local Folder field is updated to reflect the new folder selection.
  • Page 196: Send Via Bluetooth

    Send via Bluetooth You can conveniently send your Pocket Outlook contacts, calendar items, and tasks individually or collectively to the remote device via Bluetooth. To send data via Bluetooth: 1. Tap , then either Contacts, Calendar, or Tasks. 2. Highlight an item that you wish to send to the remote device.
  • Page 197: Dial Via Bluetooth

    Dial via Bluetooth The Dial via Bluetooth option allows you to select a contact from the Pocket Outlook contacts list, and have your paired cell phone dial the contact’s phone number. If a contact has more than one phone number, select the number that you wish to dial.
  • Page 198: 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 199 To join a personal network: 1. From the Bluetooth Manager, select New>Connect>Join a personal network. Tap Next. 2. On the wizard screen, select Join a personal network, then tap Next. The Bluetooth browser appears. 3. Select the host of the personal network, then tap Next to establish a connection to the personal area network.
  • Page 200 9-18 Chapter 9...
  • Page 201 Appendix Federal Communications Commission Statement ... A-2 Canadian Department of Communications Statement ... A-2 UL Safety Notices ... A-3 Notices Notices...
  • Page 202: Federal Communications Commission Statement

    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 203: 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 204 Appendix...

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