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  • Page 1 Acer Liquid Express E320 User Guide...
  • Page 2 © 2011 All Rights Reserved Acer Liquid Express Smartphone User Guide Model: E320 First issue: 8/2011 Acer Liquid Express E320 Smartphone Model number: __________________________________ Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________...
  • Page 3: End User License Agreement

    Sublicense or otherwise make the Software available to third parties, except that you may, after prior written notification to Acer, transfer the Software as a whole to a third party so long as you do not retain any copies of the Software and such third party accepts the terms of this Agreement.
  • Page 4 Third Party Software in any manner that could interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Third Party Services, or the services and products of Acer's licensors' or suppliers' third party licensors. Your use of the Third Party Software and Third Party Services is also subject to additional terms and conditions and policies which can be accessed through our global website.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

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  • Page 7: Features And Functions

    When using your product for the first time, it is recommended that you immediately register it. This will give you access to some useful benefits, such • Faster service from our trained representatives. • Membership in the Acer community: receive promotions and participate in customer surveys. • The latest news from Acer.
  • Page 8: Unpacking Your Smartphone

    Your new smartphone comes packed in a protective box. Carefully unpack the box and remove the contents. If any of the following items is missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately: • Acer Liquid Express E320 Smartphone • Battery • Quick Guide •...
  • Page 9 Item Description Back button Go back one menu step; close the keyboard. Home button Return to the Home screen; press and hold to view recently-used applications, tap an icon to open the associated program. Menu button Open the option menu; press and hold to display the keyboard.
  • Page 10: Installing Or Removing The Battery

    Installing or removing the battery Your smartphone uses a replaceable battery to provide power. It is packed separately from your smartphone and needs to be inserted and charged before you can use the smartphone. Installing the battery Insert your fingernail into the cutout between the battery cover and the phone.
  • Page 11: Installing A Sim Or Microsd Card

    Removing the battery Open the battery compartment as shown in “Installing the battery“ on page 10. Lift the battery out of the compartment using the clip on the top of the battery. Replace the battery cover as described above. Installing a SIM or microSD Card To take full advantage of your smartphone’s telephony capabilities, you must install a SIM card.
  • Page 12: Using Your Smartphone

    Using your Smartphone Turning on for the first time To turn on your smartphone for the first time, press and hold the power button until the screen turns on. You will then be asked to configure some settings before you can use your smartphone.
  • Page 13: Using The Touchscreen

    Waking your smartphone If the screen is off and the smartphone does not react to any taps on the screen or front panel button, then it has been locked and is in sleep mode. Press the power button to wake your smartphone. Your smartphone will display the widgets screen.
  • Page 14 Text assistance The Android keyboard has various features that assist you to enter correct text. Press the Menu button and then tap Settings > Language & keyboard > Android keyboard. From here you can enable or disable the following: Function Description Quick fixes Corrects commonly typed mistakes.
  • Page 15: The Idle Screen

    The Idle screen When you start your smartphone, or wake it from power saving, it will display the Idle screen. This screen protects your smartphone from accidental access and gives you quick access to information and simple controls with pre- installed widgets such as the time or weather, or additional controls....
  • Page 16: The Home Screen

    Recent apps ccess recently opened apps while working on another To a process, press and hold the home button. The Home screen After rebooting, your smartphone will display the home screen. This screen gives you quick, icon-based access to many of the frequently used features of your smartphone.
  • Page 17 from the Home screen, tap and drag the icon from the Home screen to the trash tab that appears at the bottom of the screen. Adding or removing shortcuts or widgets To add shortcuts or widgets, press the Menu button while in the Home screen, and tap Add, or tap and hold anywhere on the Home screen to open the Add to Home screen menu.
  • Page 18 Home Decor You can change the wallpaper, configure sound alerts, and personalize your Idle screen by tapping Home Decor from the applications menu. Or press the menu button while in the Home screen, and tap Home Decor. Select a wallpaper from the first row, or open your own pictures from the second row.
  • Page 19 a new message). The icons on the right side indicate signal strength, connection, battery status and the time. Drag the Notification area down the screen, or tap the area, to view more information about new events. You can also use the slide bar to switch between pages.
  • Page 20 To remove an icon from the dock, open the applications menu, then tap and hold an icon to select it. Either drag the icon to a different page in the applications menu, or to the trash icon that appears at the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • Page 21: Managing Contacts

    Managing contacts Managing your contacts Your smartphone features an address book that allows you to save contacts to either the internal memory or onto your SIM card. Tap Contacts from the Home screen or the Contacts tab from the Dialer to view your contacts.
  • Page 22 • Enter a nickname. • Link a website. • Assign the contact to a group. • Assign a ringtone. • Divert calls from the contact to voicemail. To assign an image to your contact, tap the silhouette and select whether to take a photo or select an image from your smartphone’s picture gallery.
  • Page 23: Making Calls

    Making Calls This chapter shows you how to make phone calls, and the various options available to you during your call. Before making a call Check that the phone function is on before you make a call. You can confirm the phone status from the icon on the right-hand side of the Notification area.
  • Page 24: The Voice Call Screen

    If the contact you need is displayed, simply tap the contact name to make a call. Dialing a number from Call Log Your call history can be viewed by tapping the Call Log tab. It displays recent received, dialed, and missed calls. Tap a number to redial.
  • Page 25: Voice Call Options

    Answering or declining a call When you have an incoming call, the number will be shown on the screen. To accept or decline the call, slide the appropriate bar. Ending a call To end a call, press End from the voice call screen. Voice call options Using the speakerphone The speakerphone function allows you to make calls without...
  • Page 26 Viewing missed calls Missed calls will be displayed by the call indicator in the Notification area with the icon You can also view missed calls from the Notification area. 1. Open the notification list by tapping the Notification area to display the details of the missed calls.
  • Page 27: Messaging

    Messaging This chapter shows you how to set up and use the Phone messages, Social messages and Social events functions of your smartphone. All SMS and MMS messages are accessed via Messaging. Messaging automatically arranges received and sent messages into threads. To access Messaging tap Messaging on the Home screen.
  • Page 28: Replying To A Message

    Replying to a message When a new text message arrives a message icon appears in the Notification area and the message icon on the top of the phone lights up. Tap Messaging on the Home screen to view the message list or expand the Notification area to see a summary of the message.
  • Page 29 Important: You may be charged to download message content, especially if you are roaming. Please contact your provider if you have any questions. 3. Tap the message to view the content. 4. To reply to the message, enter your text in the text box labeled Type to compose and tap Send.
  • Page 30: Going Online

    Going online Browsing the Internet In order to browse the Internet with your smartphone, you must be connected to a data or wireless network. Using the browser Tap Browser on the Home screen to start browsing. To open a new website, tap the address box at the top of the page.
  • Page 31: Setting Up Your Google Email

    Applications menu, or press and hold the Search button. Press and hold the Search button again to display the “Speak now” prompt, and state your command. Setting up your Google email 1. Make sure your smartphone is connected to a data or Wi-Fi connection. 2.
  • Page 32: Acer Socialjogger

    Acer SocialJogger combines your social network updates in one location, allowing you to quickly follow what your friends are doing across several platforms. From the applications menu, tap Acer SocialJogger to launch the program. Select Sign in to enter your account information. When...
  • Page 33: Maps, Navigation, Places And Latitude

    Cycle through the notification updates using the slider on the right. Tap on a notification to view more details and make a comment. You can tap the icons on the top to view All, My Page, Link, Photos, and Notifications, or drag the page to the left or right to switch pages.
  • Page 34: Using The Camera

    Using the Camera Your smartphone features a 5-megapixel digital camera mounted on the rear. This section will take you through all the steps in taking photos and videos with your smartphone. Note: You need to have a microSD Card inserted into the microSD slot before using the camera.
  • Page 35: Taking A Photo

    Icon Description Flash enabled. Automatic flash enabled. The number in the top right corner shows how many more photos can be stored, or the maximum duration for a video. To adjust the settings, tap Menu. The menu options are: Icon Description Set the photo quality.
  • Page 36: Viewing Photos And Videos

    2. Frame your subject and steady your smartphone and zoom in or out as needed. 3. Tap the record button to begin recording. 4. Tap the record button to stop recording. Supported formats Type Formats Image JPEG Video MPEG-4, H.263 Viewing photos and videos After you have taken your photo or video, it is automatically saved.
  • Page 37: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings Putting your smartphone in Airplane mode You can enter Airplane mode (also known as flight mode) to turn off telephone and Bluetooth functions and use your smartphone as a handheld device during a flight. Check with your airline to make sure this is permitted onboard.
  • Page 38 Important:: If your phone is in Airplane mode, the option to turn Bluetooth on will be disabled. Please refer to “Putting your smartphone in Airplane mode“ on page 37 for instructions on turning Airplane mode on or off. Adjusting Bluetooth settings You can use Bluetooth to exchange information between your smartphone and other mobile devices.
  • Page 39 Note: Your phone may require a vendor-specific application to communicate with a NFC device. Check with the NFC device’s vendor for more information reguarding an Android application that will enable communication between your phone and their device. Internet sharing Tethering via USB If you wish to share your mobile Internet connection with a computer, you can connect your phone to a PC using the supplied USB cable.
  • Page 40 4. Tap Select automatically to connect to the available network with the strongest signal. This may lead to your phone jumping between networks when you move around. Note: Contact your service provider should you have any problems obtaining voice mail and the text message service center numbers.
  • Page 41: Connecting To A Pc

    Note: You need a Google account to sync your calendar and appointments. Acer Sync Acer Sync allows you to easily synchronize your contacts, calendar, photos and videos between your smartphone, PC and corresponding Google services. Download and install Acer Sync and Acer PIM for the PC from 
  • Page 42: Acer Usb Fast Charge

    Acer Media Open Acer Media from the Applications menu to play media you have stored on your phone. Acer Media enables you to listen to music, view video clips and pictures, upload photos and videos to social networking sites or send MMS messages with photo attachments.
  • Page 43 In the Applications menu tap Acer will automatically detect devices that are connected to the network and are also running Acer Tap any of the connected devices and then tap Photo, Video, or Music to browse media files on that connected device.
  • Page 44 Setting alarms There are two predefined alarms on your phone by default. Tap Clock in the Applications menu, and tap the alarm icon to edit alarm settings. You may: • Turn the alarm on or off. • Set the alarm time. •...
  • Page 45: Restoring To Factory Settings

    Restoring to factory settings You may perform a clean boot to restore your smartphone to the factory settings. Note: Before performing a clean boot, ensure that your smartphone is not locked. Press any key or tap the screen to see if the phone responds. Warning! You should only perform a clean boot when all other options have failed to restore your smartphone to an operational state.
  • Page 46: Accessories And Tips

    Accessories and Tips This chapter shows you how to use accessories with your smartphone, as well as provide useful tips for when you are using your smartphone. Using the headset Your smartphone comes packaged with a headset with built-in microphone for handsfree use when making calls.
  • Page 47: Appendix

    Appendix FAQ and troubleshooting This section lists frequently asked questions that may arise during the use of your smartphone, and gives easy answers and solutions to these questions. Aspect Question Answer Audio Why is there no sound If the headset is plugged into the device, the coming from the speaker is automatically shut off.
  • Page 48: Other Sources Of Help

    Other sources of help For information on: Refer to: Up-to-date information regarding your smartphone Service enquiries Warnings and precautions • Do not use this product near water.
  • Page 49 The battery can be charged and discharged hundreds of times, but it will eventually wear out. When the talk and standby times are noticeably shorter than normal, buy a new battery. Use only Acer approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Acer approved chargers designated for this device.
  • Page 50 Operating environment Warning! For safety reasons, turn off all wireless or radio transmitting devices when using your smartphone device under the following conditions. These devices may include, but are not limited to: wireless LAN (WLAN), Bluetooth and/or 3G. Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always switch off your device when its use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger.
  • Page 51: Emergency Calls

    To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit  Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display:...
  • Page 52 3. DO be careful not to drop your smartphone or subject it to any strong impact. Do not place your smartphone in your back pocket. 4. DO NOT expose your smartphone to extreme temperatures. For example, do not leave your smartphone on the dashboard of a car on a hot day or when temperatures are below freezing point.
  • Page 53: Specifications

    Specifications Performance • Qualcomm MSM 7227-1 Turbo, 800 MHz (EU models) • Qualcomm MSM 7227 Turbo, 800 MHz (US models) • System memory: • 512 MB of SDRAM • 512 MB of flash ROM • Android operating system Display • 3.5” HVGA TFT, capacitive touchscreen •...
  • Page 54 Camera • 5-megapixel • LED flash Expansion • microSD memory card slot (up to 32 GB) Battery • Rechargeable high density 1300 mAh Li-ion battery (replaceable) Note: Length of battery operation will depend on power consumption which is based on system resource use.
  • Page 55: Safety

    Safety Battery information This product uses a Lithium-ion battery. Do not use it in a humid, wet and/or corrosive environment. Do not put, store or leave your product in or near a heat source, in a high temperature location, in strong direct sunlight, in a microwave oven or in a pressurized container, and do not expose it to temperatures over 60 °C (140 °F).
  • Page 56 Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding. To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit www.acer- Regulatory information...
  • Page 57 • 10 mW for the entire 2.4 GHz band  (2400 MHz - 2483.5 MHz) • 100 mW for frequencies between  2446.5 MHz and 2483.5 MHz Note: Channels 10 through 13 inclusive operate in the band 2446.6 MHz to 2483.5 MHz. There are few possibilities for outdoor use: On private property or on the private property of public persons, use is subject to a preliminary authorization procedure by the Ministry of Defense, with maximum authorized power of 100 mW in the...
  • Page 58 FCC regulations This mobile phone 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 59 power levels so as to use only the power required to reach the network. In general, the closer you are to a wireless base station antenna, the lower the power output. The highest SAR value for US model phones as reported to the FCC when tested for use at the ear is 0.994 W/kg and when worn on the body, as described in this user guide, is 1.29 W/kg.
  • Page 60 the handset a minimum of 1.5 cm from the body. Use of other accessories may not ensure compliance with ICNIRP exposure guidelines. If you do not use a body-worn accessory and are not holding the phone at the ear, position the handset a minimum of 1.5 cm from your body when the phone is switched on.
  • Page 61 The more immune your hearing aid device is, the less likely you are to experience interference noise from your wireless phone. Hearing aid devices should have ratings similar to those of phones. Ask your hearing health-care professional for the rating of your hearing aid. Hearing devices may also be measured for immunity to this type of interference.
  • Page 62 This device and its antenna(s) must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. Note: The county code selection feature is disabled for products marketed in the US or Canada.
  • Page 63 NCC warning 警語 經型式認證合格之低功率射頻電機,非經許可,公司、商號或使用者均不得擅自變更 頻率、加大功率或變更原設計之特性及功能。 低功率射頻電機之使用不得影響飛航安全及干擾合法通信;經發現有干擾現象時,應 立即停用,並改善至無干擾時方得繼續使用。 前項合法通信,指依電信法規定作業之無線電通信。 低功率射頻電機須忍受合法通信或工業、科學及醫療用電波輻射性電機設備之干擾, 減少電磁波影響,請妥善使用。 SAR 標準值 2.0 W/kg; 送測產品實測值為 : 0.748 W/kg Lithium-ion battery warning ATTENZIONE! Rischio di esplosione della batteria se sostituita in modo errato. Sostituire la batteria con un una di tipo uguale o equivalente consigliata dalla fabbrica.
  • Page 64 0682 Acer Incorporated Date: August 15, 2011 Declaration of Conformity We, Acer Incorporated,  of 8F., No. 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi Dist, New Taipei City, 22181, Taiwan Declare under sole responsibility that the product: Model: E320 Description: Smart Handheld...

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