HP iPAQ hw6900 Product Information Manual

Hp ipaq hw6900: product information
Hide thumbs


Quick Links

Table of Contents


Table of Contents

  Also See for HP iPAQ hw6900

  Related Manuals for HP iPAQ hw6900

  Summary of Contents for HP iPAQ hw6900

  • Page 1 HP iPAQ...
  • Page 3 Følg veiledningen på skjermen på PC-en. Set up the HP iPAQ. Configure su HP iPAQ. Configure o HP iPAQ. Richten Sie den HP iPAQ ein. Configurez le HP iPAQ. Configurare l’HP iPAQ. Configure el HP iPAQ. Opsæt din HP iPAQ.
  • Page 4 Assistance Supporto Soporte Onderseuning Suporte Support Kundestøtte...
  • Page 5 To extend your product warranty So können Sie Ihre Produktgarantie verlängern Extension de la garantie du produit Per estendere la garanzia del prodotto Para ampliar la garantía del producto North America: www.hp.com/hps/carepack/handheld Europe, Middle East, and Africa: www.hp.com/go/ipaqchoice Asia Pacific: www.hp.com/apac/hpservices/carepack...
  • Page 6 Microsoft, Windows, the Windows logo, Outlook, and ActiveSync are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. Please note that the Windows Mobile Operating System (OS) on your HP iPAQ has been localized into your local language; however some software applications remain in English.
  • Page 7 NOTE Use of dial-up and wireless Internet, e-mail, corporate networks, and other wireless communications, such as Bluetooth-enabled devices, might require separately purchased additional hardware and other compatible equipment, in addition to a standard Wi-Fi infrastructure and a separately purchased service contract. Check with your service provider for availability and coverage in your area.
  • Page 8 NOTE Use of dial-up and wireless Internet, e-mail, corporate networks, and other wireless communications, such as Bluetooth-enabled devices, might require separately purchased additional hardware and other compatible equipment, in addition to a standard Wi-Fi infrastructure and a separately purchased service contract. Check with your service provider for availability and coverage in your area.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    HP Desktop Cradle and Cable......10 Setting Up Your HP iPAQ ....... . 11 Changing Your Password .
  • Page 10 Obtaining Services for a Cracked or Damaged Screen... . 51 Additional Guidelines for Using Your HP iPAQ ....51...
  • Page 11: Frequently Asked Questions

    GPS, page 46 Phone Functions, page 25 Taking a Photo, page 49 Resetting Your HP iPAQ, page 15 Wi-Fi, page 37 Bluetooth, page 39 Battery Saving Tips, page 21 Protecting the HP iPAQ Screen from Cracking or Damage, page 50...
  • Page 12: Box Contents

    Box Contents This illustration depicts the items that come in the box with your HP iPAQ. Use this illustration to become more familiar with your new device.
  • Page 13: Contents Of The Getting Started Cd

    • Additional software for your HP iPAQ and your personal computer All software and documents are designed to be installed on your personal computer to enable you to use your HP iPAQ to its full potential. NOTE All current Microsoft operating systems are supported by ActiveSync 4.1,...
  • Page 14: Finding More Information

    Connecting to and synchronizing with a computer Troubleshooting on ActiveSync connections Programs that are on your HP iPAQ Getting Started CD and Help located on the Additional programs that can be installed on your HP iPAQ Safety precautions Web sites optimized for your...
  • Page 15: Front Panel Components

    Front Panel Components HINT Be sure to lift the flip cover on your HP iPAQ before you start tapping the screen. Component Handset Phone Speaker Charging/Notification LED indicator Bluetooth/Wi-Fi LED indicator Function Listen to phone calls. • Flashing Green—your HP iPAQ is in a mobile phone coverage area.
  • Page 16 Turn unit on and off. • Press and hold to: - activate a pop-up menu listing many helpful functions. - turn on your HP iPAQ after you have replaced the battery. • Select an item by quickly pressing the button and releasing.
  • Page 17 Component Function Key Infrared (IR) Answer/Send button Digital Camera button (built-in camera models only) Volume Up/Down slider NOTE Not all models or features are available in all regions. Function (continued) Operates in conjunction with the Black symbols on the upper left of the keyboard keys to type symbols or to use the numeric keypad.
  • Page 18: Back Panel Components

    Back Panel Components Component Camera LED light HP Digital Camera lens NOTE Camera functions are included only on certain models. Mirror Speaker Battery cover Battery cover latch Stylus NOTE Not all models and features are available in all regions. Function...
  • Page 19: Bottom Panel Components

    Bottom Panel Components Component Earbud connector Microphone Charging/communications port Connects to HP desktop cradle, AC adapter, and Reset button Function Plug the earbud into this connector for a private phone conversation or to listen to music. Speak into microphone for phone conversations or to record notes.
  • Page 20: Hp Desktop Cradle And Cable

    The HP iPAQ connects to the HP desktop cradle for charging and/or synchronizing. It serves also as a recommended home for your HP iPAQ when it is not in use. (The HP desktop cradle is not included with all models.)
  • Page 21: Setting Up Your Hp Ipaq

    Setting Up Your HP iPAQ Use the following steps to quickly set up your HP iPAQ and connect it to your personal computer. The illustrations in the previous sections display the specific location of the HP iPAQ components. Step 1: Remove the Battery Cover and Slide In the SIM 1.
  • Page 22 2. Connect the other end of the AC adapter to an electrical outlet. 3. With the front of the HP iPAQ facing the same direction as the front of the cradle, align the charging/communications port on the HP iPAQ with the connector in the cradle and slide the bottom of the HP iPAQ into the cradle.
  • Page 23: Microsoft Activesync

    1. Connect the USB connector on the cradle to a USB port on your personal computer. 2. With the front of the HP iPAQ facing the same direction as the front of the cradle, align the charging/communications port on the HP iPAQ with the connector in the cradle and slide the bottom of the HP iPAQ into the cradle.
  • Page 24: Changing Your Password

    Step 6: Set up your HP iPAQ When you turn on your HP iPAQ for the first time, you are provided instructions to help you set up your device. Use the stylus to enter information. The stylus is located on the right, back side of the device as you look at the screen. (See the Back Panel component illustration for the location of the stylus.)
  • Page 25: Resetting Your Hp Ipaq

    Resetting your HP iPAQ You might need to perform a soft reset if your HP iPAQ stops responding. The two types of resets are soft and clean. Performing a Soft Reset A soft reset stops all running applications, but does not erase any programs or saved data.
  • Page 26: Today Screen

    HP Profiles On the Today screen, tap the HP Profiles icon Or, tap the HP Profiles: link from the Today screen to launch the quick access menu to change the current profile. HP Profiles allows you to create system profiles for alerts, display power, and wireless settings to match your current environment or location.
  • Page 27 NOTE If you cannot use a ring tone, the file may be protected by Digital Rights Management (DRM). DRM is software that enables secure distribution and prevents illegal distribution of pictures, videos, music, movies, and ring tones over the Internet. For more information on DRM, refer to on-screen Help by tapping Start >...
  • Page 28: Status Icons

    Status Icons The following status icons are displayed on the Navigation or Command bar. Tap the icon on the HP iPAQ screen to view more information related to the item. Icon Status Active connection to a wireless network. Inactive connection to computer or wireless network.
  • Page 29 Icon Status (continued) Phone is powered on. Network is searching or unavailable. Phone connection unavailable or network error. Signal strength indicator for phone functions. A missed call. Tap this screen icon to view missed calls. Call Forwarding Active. Tap to mute your phone conversation. Tap it again to continue the phone conversation.
  • Page 30: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery You can charge the battery on your HP iPAQ by using one of the following: • AC Adapter • Optional Automobile Adapter • HP Desktop Cradle and AC Adapter • HP Desktop Cradle or USB Cable Here is one method to charge the battery. The standard AC Adapter works in a standard electrical outlet.
  • Page 31: Manually Checking The Battery Charge Level

    Getting Started CD. Battery Saving Tips The, HP iPAQ is as individual as you are. You can adjust the settings on your HP iPAQ to fit your individual needs and to help your battery last as long as possible between charges.
  • Page 32: Synchronization

    Choose notification to modify to view and modify the notification settings. HP also offers a variety of accessories to keep your HP iPAQ charged when you are out of the office for extended time periods. These include a vehicle adapter, an extended-life battery, and a battery charger.
  • Page 33 To synchronize your HP iPAQ and your computer using the desktop cradle or an autosync cable: 1. Insert the Getting Started CD into your personal computer. The HP Install Wizard begins automatically. 2. Follow the on-screen instructions. NOTE If you are prompted to restart your computer, click Yes to restart your personal computer now, or click No to restart it later.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting Help For Synchronization Issues

    • ActiveSync is searching for a connection but none occurs. (The green icon on your personal computer continues to spin.) • Synchronization has been established between your HP iPAQ and personal computer but connection is dropped. (The green icon on your personal computer stops spinning and grays out.)
  • Page 35: Phone Functions

    HP iPAQ connects to your personal computer. • On your personal computer, in ActiveSync, select File > Connection Settings. Confirm that USB is selected as a potential connection method. • Connect your HP iPAQ to a different USB port on your personal computer. http://www.microsoft.com/ http://...
  • Page 36 CD-based documentation that came with your HP iPAQ for specific instructions. • Restart your personal computer and perform a soft reset on your HP iPAQ. (A soft reset does not erase any of your settings, programs or data.) Use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button.
  • Page 37: Subscribing To A Mobile Phone Service Provider

    If you purchased a prepaid SIM card to use with your HP iPAQ or, if your service provider issued you a SIM card with a preset PIN, the following information is not applicable.
  • Page 38: Checking Your Connection And Signal Strength

    Checking Your Connection and Signal Strength After you insert an active SIM card into your HP iPAQ, your unit connects to your service provider’s network. icon indicates that you are connected to your service provider’s network.
  • Page 39: Making An Emergency Phone Call

    NOTE You can make calls to emergency service numbers under any circumstances, even if you have enabled the SIM PIN and/or locked your HP iPAQ. Making a Call from Contacts 1. From the Today screen, tap the Contacts softkey or tap Start >...
  • Page 40: Viewing Call History

    • GoodLink GoodLink pushes new e-mail, contacts, calendar, and task items to your HP iPAQ as soon as they are sent to your Exchange account. For more information about GoodLink, contact your IT administrator or mobile phone service provider.
  • Page 41: Setting Up An E-Mail Account On An Exchange Server

    GSM/GPRS/EDGE data services and an activated SIM card. The service provider must enable the GPRS data features on your account to activate it and must have EDGE technology on the network for this capability to be used on the HP iPAQ. If EDGE is not enabled, the HP iPAQ defaults to GPRS.
  • Page 42 Settings. 1 1. Tap Finish. You can set up your HP iPAQ to synchronize with Exchange Server over a wireless network or through a cable, cradle, infrared, or Bluetooth connection to a personal computer. You must have the following information to sync wirelessly: server name, user name, password, and domain name.
  • Page 43: Setting Up A Pop3, Http, Or Imap4 E-Mail Account

    Be sure you have the proper plan with your wireless service provider and your connections have been set up correctly. To set up an e-mail account on your HP iPAQ: 1. Tap Start > Messaging. 2. Tap Menu > Tools > New Account.
  • Page 44: Downloading Messages And Attachments

    Downloading Messages and Attachments To send and receive e-mail for an Outlook e-mail account, begin synchronization through ActiveSync. If you have an Outlook e-mail account: 1. Tap Start >Programs > ActiveSync. 2. Tap Menu > Options. 3. Tap E-mail > Settings, then select Include File Attachments. To send and receive e-mail messages accessed from an Internet Service Provider (ISP) e-mail account or a VPN server connection (typically a work account), download messages through a remote e-mail server.
  • Page 45: Changing E-Mail Download Options

    To change options for an Outlook E-mail account: 1. Tap Start > ActiveSync. 2. In ActiveSync on your HP iPAQ, tap Menu > Options. 3. Do one or both of the following: • Select the check box for any items you want to synchronize. If you cannot select a check box, you may have to clear the check box for the same information type elsewhere in the list.
  • Page 46: Composing And Sending Outlook E-Mail Messages

    Composing and Sending Outlook E-mail Messages To compose and send a message: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Messaging. Outlook E-mail is displayed. 2. Tap New. An Outlook E-mail text box is displayed. 3. Enter the e-mail address or phone number of one or more recipients, separating them with a semicolon.
  • Page 47: Sorting The Message List

    With wireless access the Internet. Instead, access points transmit data to and from your wireless device. Your HP iPAQ can connect to an 802.1 1b WLAN or connect directly to other WLAN-enabled devices. With Wi-Fi, you can: • Access the Internet •...
  • Page 48: Searching For Wi-Fi Networks To Access

    Searching for Wi-Fi Networks to Access Networks you have already configured are preferred networks. You can choose whether to connect only to preferred networks or to have your HP iPAQ search for and connect to any available network (preferred or not).
  • Page 49: Bluetooth

    (You can also tap the Bluetooth icon on the Today screen.) 2. On the iPAQ Wireless screen, tap the Bluetooth icon. When Bluetooth is turned on, the Bluetooth LED on the front of your HP iPAQ flashes blue. To turn off Bluetooth, tap the Bluetooth icon again. When Bluetooth is turned off, the Bluetooth LED turns off and no incoming or outgoing Bluetooth connections are possible.
  • Page 50: Connecting To A Bluetooth Headset

    3. Tap Bluetooth > Bluetooth Manager > New. 4. Tap Hands-free/Headset setup then tap Next. 5. After your HP iPAQ searches for headsets, select your headset from the list and tap Next. For more details, refer to the Additional Product Information located on the Getting Started CD.
  • Page 51: Scheduling An Appointment

    Viewing Appointments To view an appointment on your calendar: 1. Tap Start > Calendar. 2. Tap the appointment to view. To view your appointments for the week: 1. Tap Start > Calendar. 2. Tap Menu > View > Week. NOTE You can also view your appointments for the month or year by tapping the appropriate selection.
  • Page 52: Sending A Meeting Request

    Tap a contact in the list for a summary of contact information. If you use Outlook on your computer, you can synchronize contacts between your HP iPAQ and your personal computer. For more details, refer to Additional Product Information located on the Getting...
  • Page 53: Creating A Contact

    If someone who isn't in your list of contacts calls you or sends you a message, you can create a contact from Call History. To get more information about creating contacts, tap Start > Help on your HP iPAQ. Finding a Contact To find a contact on a long list: 1.
  • Page 54: Creating A Task

    Using Modem Link You can use your HP iPAQ as a wireless modem. The Modem Link software is preinstalled on your HP iPAQ and guides you during the installation process. If you have not done so, install a GPRS-enabled SIM into your HP iPAQ before setting up Modem Link.
  • Page 55 14. Select the default settings for the remaining setup options. When the connection is established, click Connect or OK. If you are using your HP iPAQ as a wireless modem, you do not need to enter a username or password.
  • Page 56: Digital Imaging Features

    ActiveSync in the same session. Digital Imaging Features The built-in HP Photosmart Camera allows you to turn your HP iPAQ into a mobile digital-imaging center. You can share images through e-mail or the Internet, print from your HP iPAQ using Bluetooth, or transfer files to your HP iPAQ for storage.
  • Page 57: Taking A Photo

    To take a photo: 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs > Photosmart Camera. 2. Locate the camera lens on the back of the HP iPAQ and frame the subject in the digital viewfinder located on the HP iPAQ screen.
  • Page 58: Viewing Photos

    To take a video clip: 1. Tap Start > Programs > Photosmart Camera. 2. Locate the camera lens on the back of the HP iPAQ and frame the subject to be photographed in the digital viewfinder located on the HP iPAQ screen.
  • Page 59: Taking A Photo With Gps Information Attached

    The GPS feature relies on information from satellites to obtain a location fix. It works best when your HP iPAQ has a clear view of the sky. If the sky is obstructed by trees, tall buildings, structures or bad weather, it may be difficult to obtain a location fix.
  • Page 60: Protecting The Hp Ipaq Screen From Cracking Or Damage

    • When not in use, close the flip cover on your HP iPAQ and store it in a case. You can select from a wide variety of case options at www.hp.com/accessories/ipaq...
  • Page 61: Obtaining Services For A Cracked Or Damaged Screen

    • Never use any device other than the stylus that comes with the HP iPAQ or an approved replacement to tap or write on the screen. If you lose or break your stylus, you can order extras at www.hp.com/accessories/ipaq. • Clean your HP iPAQ by wiping the screen and the exterior with a soft, damp cloth lightly moistened only with water.
  • Page 62 40 other events 40 sound or flashing LED 40 Today screen 40 view 40 Call waiting 28 Camera LED 8 Getting Started 3 Charger adapter 10 Charging HP iPAQ 11 Clean reset 15 Component illustrations 5 Connecting to computer 13...
  • Page 63: Index

    3 GoodLink e-mail 22 GoodlLink 30 GPS location 49 HP 22-Pin connector 10 HP Desktop Cradle 10 HP Help And Support 14 HP Install Wizard 12 HP Photosmart Camera 46 Illustrations, product 5 Installing the battery 11 Bluetooth 5...
  • Page 64 Phone service activating 27 picture taking a 47 Power button 6 Product component illustrations 5 Product ID 14 Protecting the HP iPAQ screen reducing damage risks 50 routine care 50 Replacing the Battery Cover 11 Resets clean 15 factory settings 15...
  • Page 65 13 synchronization cradle 13 USB connector 10 video clip taking a 48 Web sites, HP 4 Wi-Fi iPAQ WIreless screen 37 LED 37 turning on/off 37...
  • Page 66 Artwork Part Number: 399310-B31...

This manual is also suitable for:

Ipaq hw6915Ipaq hw6910Ipaq

Table of Contents