HP iPAQ rw6800 Reference Manual

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  • Page 1 Additional Product Information...
  • Page 2 Microsoft, Windows, the Windows logo, Outlook, and ActiveSync are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. HP iPAQ Products are Powered by Microsoft® Windows Mobile 5.0 software for Pocket PC. SD Logo is a trademark of its proprietor.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Registering the iPAQ Registering your HP iPAQ ... 2 2 Phone Differences Between GSM and GPRS/EDGE Technology ... 4 Checking Your Connection and Signal Strength ... 5 Muting a Call ... 6 Putting a Call on Hold ... 7 Making a Conference Call ...
  • Page 4 Working with Bluetooth Manager ... 40 Connecting to a Computer via Bluetooth ... 41 Using Your HP iPAQ as a Wireless Modem with Bluetooth ... 41 Bluetooth Device Profiles ... 42 Creating, Ending, and Accepting a Bluetooth Partnership ... 42 Renaming a Bluetooth Partnership ...
  • Page 5 Viewing a Slideshow ... 61 7 HP Photosmart Premier HP Photosmart Premier ... 63 8 HP Image Transfer Installing HP Image Transfer ... 66 Enabling and Modifying Settings ... 67 9 Messaging Understanding Messaging ... 69 Using Folders ... 70 Synchronizing E-mail ...
  • Page 6 Dimming or Adjusting the Brightness of the Backlight ... 84 Installing and Removing Programs ... 85 Opening and Closing Programs ... 86 Customizing the HP iPAQ ... 87 Setting Alarms ... 88 Shortcut Menus ... 89 Showing the Clock in All Programs ... 90 Creating and Assigning a Category ...
  • Page 7 Marking a Task as Completed ... 123 17 Product Specifications System Specifications ... 125 Physical Specifications ... 127 Operating Environment ... 128 18 Regulatory Notices Battery Warning ... 130 Equipment Warning ... 131 Airline Travel Notice ... 132 Medical Electronic Equipment ... 133 Wireless Notices ...
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  • Page 9: Registering The Ipaq

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  • Page 10: Registering Your Hp Ipaq

    Registering your HP iPAQ When you register your HP iPAQ with Hewlett-Packard, you receive e-mail regarding special offers and promotions. Take time now to register your HP iPAQ online at www.register.hp.com. If your mailing or e-mail address needs to be updated after registering, enter your user ID and registration password to edit your online profile at www.register.hp.com.
  • Page 11: Phone

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  • Page 12: Differences Between Gsm And Gprs/Edge Technology

    Differences Between GSM and GPRS/EDGE Technology GSM technology is typically used for voice calls and text messaging, whereas GPRS/EDGE technology provides a connection to the Mobile Phone Network that can be used for Web browsing, Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), or accessing your corporate network. NOTE Using GPRS/EDGE data services are typically an additional charge to your standard mobile phone service.
  • Page 13: 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. The signal strength icon indicates that you are connected to your service provider’s network. A full strength connection is indicated by a full signal strength icon.
  • Page 14: Muting A Call

    Muting a Call During a call, you can mute your microphone so that the person with whom you are speaking cannot hear you, but you can still hear the person. From the on-screen phone keypad, tap Mute. Chapter 2 Phone ENWW...
  • Page 15: Putting A Call On Hold

    Putting a Call on Hold During a call, you can put the call on hold so you can call another number or answer an incoming call. If you have more than one call on the line, you can switch between calls. ●...
  • Page 16: Making A Conference Call

    Making a Conference Call Tap the Answer/Send button. From the on-screen phone keypad, dial the first number. Tap Talk. Once you are connected, tap Hold. Dial the second number, and then tap Talk. Once you are connected, tap Menu > Conference. NOTE To add more parties to the conference call, dial each number, connect, and then tap Menu >...
  • Page 17: Changing The Sim Personal Identification Number

    Changing the SIM Personal Identification Number For security purposes, the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Personal Identification Number (PIN) protects your HP iPAQ against unauthorized access. You can assign a password to protect your device and information. Your first PIN comes from your wireless service provider.
  • Page 18: Using Call History

    Using Call History Managing Calls Using Call History Call History provides the time and duration of all incoming, outgoing, and missed calls, a summary of total calls, and has easy access to notes taken during a call. From the on-screen phone keypad: ●...
  • Page 19: Changing Phone Settings

    Changing Phone Settings Changing the Ring Tone and Ring Type Change the ring tone and type to select a different sound to notify you of incoming calls. Press the Answer/Send button. From the on-screen phone keypad, tap Menu > Options > Phone tab. Tap the Ring type: or Ring tone: listbox.
  • Page 20: Changing Service Settings

    Once your phone service is set up through your mobile phone service provider, you can change service settings on your HP iPAQ. For example, you may want to block certain types of incoming and/or outgoing calls, forward incoming calls to a different phone number based on your situation, be notified of incoming calls when you are already in a phone session, or let others know your identity when making calls.
  • Page 21: Limiting Calls To Specific Area Codes Or Phone Numbers

    NOTE Sending text messages is not included in all network service plans. Ask your mobile service provider if your plan includes this service. From the on-screen phone keypad, tap Menu > Options > Services tab. Tap Voice Mail and Text Messages > Get Settings button. Enter the voice mail or text message phone number in the appropriate box.
  • Page 22: Changing Network Settings

    Tap OK. Setting Preferred Networks You can set preferred phone networks in the order you want your HP iPAQ to access them. For example, if your first preferred network is unavailable, your HP iPAQ tries to access your second preferred phone network.
  • Page 23: Manually Selecting A Phone Network

    In the Network tab, tap the Network selection list. Tap Automatic. Manually Selecting a Phone Network Sometimes you may want to control costs by knowing when connectivity for your current, selected network is unavailable. From the on-screen phone keypad, tap Menu > Options > Network tab. In the Network selection list, tap Manual.
  • Page 24: Changing The Ringer Volume

    Under the Phone icon, move the slider to the desired volume level. Select On, Vibrate, or Off to quickly change both the ringer and system volume settings. For an alternate method, press the volume control button on the side of the HP iPAQ. NOTE During a phone call, changing the volume level under the Phone icon affects the earpiece volume rather than the ringer volume.
  • Page 25: Taking Notes During A Call

    Taking Notes During A Call To create a note during a call: From the phone keypad, tap Menu > Create Note. Enter your text. To access a note you created during a call: Tap Call History on the on-screen phone keypad. Tap and hold the name or number for the phone call entry containing the note.
  • Page 26: Making A Call From A Hyperlink Phone Number

    Making a Call From a Hyperlink Phone Number Use a hyperlinked phone number to quickly dial a phone number from an e-mail or text message. A hyperlinked phone number is underlined in the same manner as a web site address. From an e-mail or text message containing a hyperlinked phone number: Tap the phone number.
  • Page 27: Dialing International Numbers

    Dialing International Numbers To make an international call, enter a country code before the phone number. On the on-screen phone keypad, press and hold 0 until the plus (+) sign appears. Enter the country code and phone number. NOTE You can also insert a plus (+) sign into a Contact's phone number for faster dialing. ENWW Dialing International Numbers...
  • Page 28: Automatic Frequency Band Selection

    When traveling, between countries and/or wireless network operators, this feature changes the connection settings by generating an automatic search for frequency bands when your home bands are not available. This feature is the default setting on the HP iPAQ.
  • Page 29: Copying A Contact From A Sim To A Device

    Copying a Contact From a SIM to a Device When using a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card in multiple devices, use SIM Manager to copy contacts from the SIM to the new device. Tap Start > Programs > SIM Contacts. Select the contact or contacts to copy.
  • Page 30: Using Voice Notes

    Using Voice Notes Creating a Voice Note To create a stand-alone recording (voice note) or add a recording to a note: Tap Start > Programs > Notes. Do one of the following: ● To create a stand-alone recording, record from the note list. ●...
  • Page 31: Renaming A Voice Note

    Renaming a Voice Note Tap Start > Programs > Notes. Tap and hold the note to rename. Tap Rename/Move. Enter the new name in the Name box. Tap OK. ENWW Using Voice Notes...
  • Page 32: Configuring Channels

    Configuring Channels Enable this feature to receive real-time news and information such as traffic news and weather reports. Check with your mobile phone service provider for availability in your area. To configure the phone broadcast channels: Tap Start > Settings > Phone. Tap the CBS tab.
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  • Page 34: Connections

    Connections You can use your HP iPAQ to connect to and exchange information with other handheld devices, your computer, various network types, or the Internet. There are several ways to get connected, including: ● Wi-Fi ● Bluetooth ● GPRS/EDGE ●...
  • Page 35: Connecting To Intranet Urls

    Connecting to Intranet URLs To connect to intranet sites that have periods in their URLs (for example, intranet.companyname.com), add them to the Work URL Exceptions list. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab. Tap Connections > Advanced tab > Exceptions. Tap Add new URL.
  • Page 36: Changing An Intranet Url

    Changing an Intranet URL Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Connections > Advanced tab > Exceptions. Tap the intranet URL exception you want to change, then make the desired changes. NOTE To delete a work URL exception, tap and hold it in the list, then tap Delete. Chapter 3 Connections ENWW...
  • Page 37: Setting Up An Automatic Choice For Connections

    Setting Up an Automatic Choice for Connections If you have already created more than one connection, you can set up your HP iPAQ to connect to the best available connection automatically. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Connections.
  • Page 38: Setting Up Proxy Server Settings

    Setting Up Proxy Server Settings If you are connected to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or private network during synchronization, your device should download proper proxy settings during synchronization from your computer. If these settings are not on your computer or need to be changed, you can change them manually. Before you begin, obtain the following information from your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or network administrator: ●...
  • Page 39: Setting Up A Wap Gateway

    Setting Up a WAP Gateway To access Wireless Access Point (WAP) sites through Internet Explorer Mobile, configure your device to use a WAP gateway. Before you begin, obtain the following information from your Internet Service Provider (ISP), mobile phone service provider, or network administrator: ●...
  • Page 40: Configuring Advanced Proxy Settings

    Configuring Advanced Proxy Settings For the appropriate server type, enter the proxy server name and port. If necessary, enter the credentials for connecting with your proxy server. If you are configuring a Socks proxy, select Socks 4 or Socks 5. If using Socks 5, enter the credentials for connecting with your proxy server.
  • Page 41: Using Advanced Connection Settings

    Using Advanced Connection Settings Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Wireless Manager. Tap the Wi-Fi icon to turn on Wi-Fi. Connect to a network by tapping Start > Settings > Connections tab > Connections icon > Advanced tab > Select Networks button. Select "My ISP"...
  • Page 42: Setting Up A Vpn Server Connection

    Setting Up a VPN Server Connection A Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection helps you to securely connect to servers, such as a corporate network, via the Internet. Before you begin, obtain the following information from your network administrator: ● User name ●...
  • Page 43: Changing A Connection Group Name

    Changing a Connection Group Name Your device is already set up with three groups of connection settings: My ISP, My MMS Server, and My Work Network. You can change the name of these groups to something more meaningful. For example, if you put all of your corporate settings under My Work Network connections, you can change the name to your company’s name.
  • Page 44: Ending A Connection

    Ending a Connection It can be useful to end a connection when you are done using it. This frees resources on your HP iPAQ and can save connection charges. ● When connected via a modem or Virtual Private Network (VPN), tap Connections icon >...
  • Page 45: Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi Wi-Fi With wireless access, you do not need to use cables to connect your HP iPAQ to the Internet. Instead, access points transmit data to and from your wireless device. Your HP iPAQ can connect to an 802.11b WLAN or connect directly to other WLAN-enabled devices. With Wi-Fi, you can: ●...
  • Page 46: Automatically Connecting To A Wi-Fi Network

    Tap the Wireless Manager icon. Tap the Wi-Fi icon to turn Wi-Fi on. Once the HP iPAQ detects a Wi-Fi network, you are asked to choose if you want to connect. Select the network you want to connect to and tap Connect.
  • Page 47: Deleting A Wireless Network

    Deleting a Wireless Network You can delete networks you manually entered. However, if a network was automatically detected, you are not able to delete it. To delete an existing or available wireless network: Tap the Wireless Manager icon. Tap the Wi-Fi icon to turn Wi-Fi on. Tap the Wi-Fi tab View Wi-Fi Networks >...
  • Page 48: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Bluetooth Terms It is recommended that you become familiar with the following terms as you begin to use Bluetooth technology. Term Authentication Authorization Bonding (Paired devices) Device address Device discovery Device ID Encryption Passkey Personal Information Manager (PIM) Profiles Service discovery Working with Bluetooth Manager Use Bluetooth Manager to:...
  • Page 49: Connecting To A Computer Via Bluetooth

    To preserve battery power, turn off Bluetooth. Using Your HP iPAQ as a Wireless Modem with Bluetooth You can use your HP iPAQ as a wireless modem, so you can connect your Bluetooth personal computer (PC) to the Internet. Turn on Bluetooth on both your HP iPAQ and your PC.
  • Page 50: Bluetooth Device Profiles

    Creating, Ending, and Accepting a Bluetooth Partnership You can create a partnership between your HP iPAQ and another device that has Bluetooth capabilities. Once you do this, the devices must have Bluetooth turned on but do not need to be discoverable for you to exchange information between them.
  • Page 51: Renaming A Bluetooth Partnership

    Enter the same passkey on the other device. Tap Finish. To give the partnership a more meaningful name, tap and hold the device name under Devices tab, then tap Edit. To end a Bluetooth Partnership: Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab> Bluetooth > Bluetooth Manager. Tap and hold the partnership you want to end.
  • Page 52: Making A Device Discoverable

    When your HP iPAQ is discoverable, other devices with Bluetooth capabilities can detect, or “discover,” your HP iPAQ and attempt to beam information to it, establish a partnership, or use a Bluetooth service. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab.
  • Page 53: Gprs/Edge

    SMS/MMS messages, and sharing video clips. Check with your service provider to see if they support EDGE technology. If your service provider does not support the EDGE network, the HP iPAQ defaults to GPRS. Changing GPRS Network Settings The first time you use your SIM Card, the GSM/GPRS Manager automatically detects the phone network and operator and sets up the GPRS connection information for you.
  • Page 54: Editing Mms Multimedia Messages Settings

    Enter the following information and tap Next: ● APN: Access Point Name of the server in which you are attempting to connect. ● Name: Log on for your connection. ● Password: Password for your connection. Tap Next. On the next screen, choose one of the following and tap Next: ●...
  • Page 55 If the automatic detection setting fails, complete one or more of the following items: ● Check to see if the SIM card is present in the HP iPAQ. If it is not present, insert the SIM card and relaunch the application.
  • Page 56: Infrared

    Connections tab > Beam, and select the Receive all incoming beams check box. Receiving an Infrared Beam If you set your HP iPAQ to receive all incoming infrared (IR) beams, it detects and notifies you of IR beams. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Beam.
  • Page 57 Initiate a connection by tapping Start > Programs > ActiveSync > Menu > Connect via IR. Synchronization begins on your device. To disconnect, move the devices away from each other or tap X in the upper right of the screen to turn off.
  • Page 58: Security

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  • Page 59: Protecting Your Hp Ipaq With A Password

    Protecting Your HP iPAQ with a Password You can help keep your data more secure by requiring a password every time you turn on your HP iPAQ. Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Lock. Select the Prompt if device unused for check box, and select the amount of time that your unit must be unused before the password is required from the list box.
  • Page 60: Changing Your Password

    Changing Your Password You can help keep your data more secure by requiring a password every time you turn on your HP iPAQ. Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Lock. Enter your current password. In the Password field, enter your new password.
  • Page 61: Camera (Select Models Only)

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  • Page 62: Changing Camera Settings

    Changing Camera Settings Tap Start > Programs > Photosmart Camera. Tap the menu icon. Changing Color Settings From the camera interface, tap the Options button > Settings tab > Color > Change button. Make the necessary changes, and then tap OK. NOTE To reset the camera settings, tap the Reset button.
  • Page 63: Changing The Flicker Filter

    The resolution settings to choose from are: ● 160 x 120 pixels ● 160 x 120 pixels ● 320 x 240 pixels ● 640 x 480 pixels ● 800 x 600 pixels ● 1600 x 1200 pixels (default) NOTE The larger the resolution you choose, the more storage space required and it may take longer to send by Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), e-mail, or infrared.
  • Page 64: Using The Self-Timer

    Select the Enable GPS check box. Select GPS Port and Baud rate. NOTE To use the GPS feature within the camera, take pictures outside where the HP iPAQ can get a good signal from GPS satellites. Chapter 5 Camera (select models only)
  • Page 65: Hp Photosmart Mobile

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  • Page 66: Hp Photosmart Mobile

    HP Photosmart Mobile Use HP Photosmart Mobile to: ● View pictures stored on the HP iPAQ or a storage card. ● Add voice or text notes to pictures. ● Print pictures. ● View a slideshow. ● Send pictures by Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), e-mail attachments, or Infrared.
  • Page 67: Attaching A Voice Note To A Picture

    Attaching a Voice Note to a Picture To attach a sound file to a picture: Tap Start > Programs > Photosmart Mobile. Tap the thumbnail picture in which you want to add a voice note. Tap the Cassette icon. Tap the Record button on the Recording toolbar. Speak into the microphone to record the sound file and tap the Stop button when finished.
  • Page 68: E-Mailing Pictures

    Tap the Reduce sent photo size to check box and select the reduction percentage desired. Tap Next. Enter the appropriate e-mail address or use Contacts by tapping Menu > Add Recipient. Enter other appropriate information, such as an e-mail title and message. Tap Send. Chapter 6 HP Photosmart Mobile ENWW...
  • Page 69: Viewing A Slideshow

    Viewing a Slideshow To view a slideshow: Tap Start > Programs > Photosmart Mobile. Tap the slideshow icon at the bottom of the screen. Tap the screen to view the Pause, Forward, Backward, and Stop buttons. ENWW Viewing a Slideshow...
  • Page 70: Hp Photosmart Premier

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  • Page 71: Hp Photosmart Premier

    HP Photosmart Premier HP Photosmart Premier allows you to view, organize, edit, share, and print pictures on your personal computer. Use the Getting Started CD to install this imaging software on a personal computer. With HP Photosmart Premier, you can: ●...
  • Page 72 ● Set reminders to archive photos ● Digital negatives For detailed instructions on each HP Photosmart Premier feature, refer to Help inside the application. Chapter 7 HP Photosmart Premier ENWW...
  • Page 73: Hp Image Transfer

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  • Page 74: Installing Hp Image Transfer

    Installing HP Image Transfer Use HP Image Transfer to automatically transfer pictures and videos from the HP iPAQ to the personal computer. NOTE Before installing HP Image Transfer, first install Microsoft ActiveSync version 4.0 and establish a standard partnership between the HP iPAQ and the personal computer.
  • Page 75: Enabling And Modifying Settings

    Enabling and Modifying Settings To enable and modify HP Image Transfer settings: Open ActiveSync on your personal computer. Double-click Image under the Details window or select Options from the ActiveSync menu. Select Image on the Sync options tab, and then select the Settings button.
  • Page 76: Messaging

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  • Page 77: Understanding Messaging

    Understanding Messaging To send and receive e-mail messages for an e-mail acount that you have with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) or that you access using a VPN server connection (typically a work account), you need to connect to the Internet or your corporate network, depending on the account. You can send and receive Outlook e-mail, Internet e-mail through an Internet Service Provider (ISP), and text messages.
  • Page 78: Using Folders

    Using Folders Each Messaging account has its own set of folders with five default Messaging folders: ● Inbox ● Outbox ● Deleted Items ● Drafts ● Sent Items The messages you receive and send through the account are stored in these folders. You can also create additional folders within each account.
  • Page 79: Synchronizing E-Mail

    Synchronizing E-mail When you synchronize Outlook e-mail on the personal computer (PC) with your device, e-mail messages are synchronized as follows: ● Messages in the Inbox folder on your PC or Exchange Server are copied to the Inbox folder of the Outlook e-mail account on your device.
  • Page 80: Setting Up Messaging Accounts

    When the phone radio is turned on for the first time, the GSM/GPRS Manager application detects the mobile phone service provider and automatically populates the MMS settings on the HP iPAQ. Alternately, you can access some MMS settings by tapping Start > Messaging > Menu > MMS Configuration.
  • Page 81: Receiving Meeting Requests

    Embedded images and objects cannot be received as attachments. An embedded message can be viewed as an attachment when using IMAP4 to receive e-mail. However, this feature does not work if TNEF is enabled so that you can receive meeting requests. To store attachments on a storage card rather than on the device, tap Menu >...
  • Page 82: Using Messaging

    Using Messaging Composing and Sending Messages In the message list, tap Menu > Switch Accounts and select the account. Tap New. Enter the e-mail address or text message address of one or more recipients, separating them with a semicolon. To access addresses and phone numbers from Contacts, tap To. Enter your message.
  • Page 83: Downloading Messages

    Downloading Messages The manner in which you download messages depends the type of account you have: ● To send and receive e-mail for an Outlook E-mail account, begin synchronization through ActiveSync. ● Text messages are automatically received when your phone is turned on. When your phone is turned off (in flight mode), messages are held by your service provider until the next time your phone is turned on.
  • Page 84 If your e-mail service is not listed, tap Add. In the Directory name and Server boxes, enter the LDAP directory and server names. Ask your network administrator if authentication is necessary for your server. If so, select the Authentication is necessary on this server check box, and enter your user name and password. To have Messaging check this service, select the Check name against this server check box.
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  • Page 86: Entering Owner Information

    Entering Owner Information Enter your owner information so your HP iPAQ can be returned to you if it is lost. Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Owner Information. On the Identification tab, enter your personal information. If owner information is displayed on the Today screen, you can open and edit the information directly from the Today screen.
  • Page 87: Using Todaypanel Lite

    Today screen settings. View the amount of battery power remaining. Set the standby period, time duration for turning off the HP iPAQ, and USB charging method. View the amount of main memory available on the HP iPAQ. View, activate, and stop all running programs from this screen.
  • Page 88: Viewing The Operating System Information

    Viewing the Operating System Information Tap Start > Settings > System tab > About. The operating system version displays near the top of the screen. Chapter 10 Learning The Basics ENWW...
  • Page 89: Changing The Regional Settings

    Changing the Regional Settings The style in which numbers, currency, dates, and times are displayed is specified in regional settings. To change the regional settings: Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Regional Settings > Region tab. Select your region. The region you select determines which options are available on the other tabs.
  • Page 90: Adjusting The Volume

    Tap the Speaker icon at the top of the screen. Move the system volume slider on the screen or on side of the HP iPAQ to the desired volume level. To mute system sounds, tap Off or Vibrate.
  • Page 91: Changing Power Management Settings

    Changing Power Management Settings Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Power. Tap the Advanced tab to select the length of time the HP iPAQ stays on when using battery power or external power. Tap the USB tab to select USB charging.
  • Page 92: Dimming Or Adjusting The Brightness Of The Backlight

    Dimming or Adjusting the Brightness of the Backlight You can set the backlight to dim after a specified amount of time has elapsed. Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Backlight. Tap the On Battery power tab or the On AC Power tab. Select the backlight options of your choice.
  • Page 93: Installing And Removing Programs

    Use the mini-USB cable to connect your HP iPAQ to your personal computer. Follow the instructions in the Installation Wizard provided with the program you want to install. Check the screen on your HP iPAQ to see if any further steps are necessary to complete the program installation.
  • Page 94: Opening And Closing Programs

    Opening and Closing Programs You do not need to exit a program to open another or to conserve memory. The system manages memory automatically. To open a program, tap Start, then tap the program you want from the list. If you don't see the program you want, tap Start >...
  • Page 95: Customizing The Hp Ipaq

    Tap Start > Settings > System tab > About. The Version tab displays important device information, including the type of processor and the amount of memory installed. The device name is used to identify the HP iPAQ in the following situations: ● Synchronizing with a computer ●...
  • Page 96: Setting Alarms

    Setting Alarms Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Clock & Alarms > Alarms tab. Tap <Description> and enter a name for the alarm. Tap the day of the week for the alarm. You can select multiple days by tapping each desired day. Tap the time to open a clock and set the time for the alarm.
  • Page 97: Shortcut Menus

    Shortcut Menus A shortcut menu appears when you tap and hold an item. The menu displays the most common commands for the specific item. For example, you can delete an appointment or send a text message to a contact by using commands on a shortcut menu. To use a shortcut menu, tap and hold the item.
  • Page 98: Showing The Clock In All Programs

    Showing the Clock in All Programs The clock may not show in the title bar of certain programs by default. To choose to have the clock always show in the title bar: Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Clock & Alarms. On the More tab, click to select the Display the clock on the title bar in all programs check box.
  • Page 99: Creating And Assigning A Category

    Creating and Assigning a Category In the Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks programs, you can use categories to help you organize and group your appointments, contacts, and tasks. From the program, tap an existing item or create a new one. Do one of the following: ●...
  • Page 100: Adjusting The Speed For Scrolling Through Items In A List

    Adjusting the Speed for Scrolling Through Items in a List You can scroll through items in a list by pressing and holding the Navigation button up or down. To change the speed at which scrolling occurs: Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Buttons > Up/Down Control tab. Under Delay before first repeat, move the slider to shorten or lengthen the time that elapses before scrolling begins.
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  • Page 102: Changing The Display Of The Work Week

    Changing the Display of the Work Week You can customize your calendar so a work week starts on Sunday or Monday and continues from five to seven days. To change the display of the work week: Tap Start > Calendar. Tap Menu >...
  • Page 103: Setting A Default Reminder For All New Appointments

    Setting a Default Reminder for All New Appointments To automatically turn on a reminder for all new appointments: Tap Start > Calendar. Tap Menu > Options > Appointments tab. Select the Set reminders for new items check box. Set the time for the reminder to alert you. Tap OK.
  • Page 104: Updating An Appointment

    Updating an Appointment To update an appointment on your calendar: Tap Start > Calendar. Tap the appointment, then Edit to make your changes. Tap OK. Chapter 11 Calendar ENWW...
  • Page 105: Canceling An Appointment

    Canceling an Appointment When you delete an appointment in Calendar on your HP iPAQ, it is also deleted on your PC the next time you synchronize. If the appointment has not been synchronized with a PC, it is deleted only from your HP iPAQ.
  • Page 106: 12 Contacts

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  • Page 107: Deleting A Contact

    Deleting a Contact On the Today screen, tap Contacts or Start > Programs > Contacts depending on your HP iPAQ model. Tap and hold the contact to delete. Tap Delete Contact. Tap OK. ENWW Deleting a Contact...
  • Page 108: Changing Contact Information

    Changing Contact Information Tap Contacts or Start > Programs > Contacts depending on your HP iPAQ model. Tap the contact. Tap Menu > Edit and enter the changes. When finished, tap OK. To include a nickname, title, and more, for an existing contact in the contact list, tap the name of the contact, Menu >...
  • Page 109: Copying A Contact

    Copying a Contact On the Today screen, tap Contacts. Tap and hold the contact you want to copy. Tap Copy Contact. Tap the copy of the contact. Tap Menu > Edit. Change the contact information as needed and tap OK. NOTE The displayed category is automatically assigned to the new contact.
  • Page 110: Sending An E-Mail Message To A Contact

    Sending an E-mail Message to a Contact On the Today screen, tap Contacts or Start > Programs > Contacts depending on your HP iPAQ model. Tap the contact you want to send a message to. Tap the address you want to send a message to.
  • Page 111: Sending A Text Message To A Contact

    Sending a Text Message to a Contact In the message list, tap Menu > Switch Accounts and select the account. Tap New. Enter the e-mail address or text message address of one or more recipients, separating them with a semicolon. To access addresses and phone numbers from Contacts, tap To. Enter your message.
  • Page 112: Adding And Removing A Picture

    ● Tap Camera and take a picture. To remove a picture from contact information: Tap Contacts or Start > Programs > Contacts depending on your HP iPAQ model. Tap the contact. Tap Menu > Edit. Tap Menu > Remove Picture.
  • Page 113: Working With The Contact List

    There are several ways to use and customize the contact list. Here are a few tips on how to make it work for you. On the Today screen, tap Contacts or Start > Programs > Contacts depending on your HP iPAQ model.
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  • Page 115: Writing A Note

    Writing a Note Tap Start > Programs > Notes. NOTE Writing must be selected as the default input mode. In the note list, tap New. Write your text on the screen. When finished, tap OK to return to the note list. To select handwritten text, tap and hold next to the writing.
  • Page 116: Converting A Handwritten Note To Typed Text

    Converting a Handwritten Note to Typed Text There may be times when you want to convert a handwritten note to typed text for easier readability. To do this: Tap Start > Programs > Notes. Tap the written note you want to convert to text. Tap Menu >...
  • Page 117: Creating A Copy Of A Note

    Creating a Copy of a Note To create a copy of a note: Tap Start > Programs > Notes. Select the note you want to copy. Tap Menu > Create Copy. A copy of the note appears in the note list. For more details, refer to the on-screen Help, tap Start >...
  • Page 118: 14 Storage Cards

    14 Storage Cards Chapter 14 Storage Cards ENWW...
  • Page 119: Using Storage Cards

    Use optional storage cards for: ● Expanding the memory of your HP iPAQ ● Adding functionality NOTE Storage cards must be purchased separately and are not included with your HP iPAQ. To locate information about storage cards, visit www.hp.com/go/ipaqaccessories. ENWW Using Storage Cards...
  • Page 120: Installing A Storage Card

    Installing a Storage Card To install a storage card into the storage slot on the HP iPAQ: Locate the storage slot on the HP iPAQ. Remove the protective plastic card. Insert the storage card into the storage slot and push the connection edge of the card firmly into the storage slot.
  • Page 121: Removing A Storage Card

    Removing a Storage Card To remove a mini Secure Digital (mini-SD) storage card from the storage slot on the HP iPAQ: Close all programs that are using the storage card. Remove the card from the storage slot by slightly pushing down on the card to unlock it.
  • Page 122: Viewing Content Of A Storage Card

    Be sure you have firmly pushed the storage card down into the storage slot. ● Be sure to install any drivers that came with the storage card. ● Reset the HP iPAQ by using the stylus to lightly press the Reset button. Chapter 14 Storage Cards ENWW...
  • Page 123: 15 Synchronizing

    15 Synchronizing ENWW...
  • Page 124: Copying (Or Transferring) Files

    Office Mobile programs, if necessary. Move your files directly into My Documents on your HP iPAQ (or into a folder inside My Documents), so the programs on your device can locate them.
  • Page 125: Migrating Data From Palm Desktop To Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0

    Migrating Data from Palm Desktop to Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 If you used a Palm Operating System (OS) based device before purchasing your HP iPAQ, you need to migrate your data from the Palm Desktop software to Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0.
  • Page 126: Wireless Synchronization Cost Saving Tips

    Wireless Synchronization Cost Saving Tips How you manage the cost of synchronizing wirelessly from your HP iPAQ depends on your priorities. Reduce network connection or data transfer costs Extend battery life Keep your information up to date NOTE The device power-down timer is reset each time you synchronize. If you schedule a synchronization interval that is smaller than the time interval set for the device to automatically power down, the device never turns off to save battery power.
  • Page 127: 16 Tasks

    16 Tasks ENWW...
  • Page 128: Setting The Start And Due Dates For A Task

    Setting the Start and Due Dates for a Task Tap Start > Programs > Tasks. Tap the task you want to set start and due dates for. Tap Edit and do one or both of the following: ● Tap Starts to enter a start date for the task. ●...
  • Page 129: Showing Start And Due Dates In The Task List

    Showing Start and Due Dates in the Task List Tap Start > Programs > Tasks. Tap Menu > Options. Select the Show start and due dates check box. Tap OK. ENWW Showing Start and Due Dates in the Task List...
  • Page 130: Setting Options For Displaying Tasks On The Today Screen

    Setting Options for Displaying Tasks on the Today Screen If you have a large number of tasks, you may want to specify the kind of tasks that show on the Today screen. Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Today. Tap the Items tab, then select the Tasks check box.
  • Page 131: Marking A Task As Completed

    Marking a Task as Completed To mark a task as completed: Tap Start > Programs > Tasks. In the task list, select the check box next to the task you want to mark as completed. To mark an open task as completed: Tap Edit.
  • Page 132: 17 Product Specifications

    17 Product Specifications Chapter 17 Product Specifications ENWW...
  • Page 133: System Specifications

    System Specifications NOTE Not all models described are available in all regions. For more information on specifications for your particular model, on your HP iPAQ, tap Start > Settings > System tab > HP Asset Viewer. System Feature Processor Operating System...
  • Page 134 Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) ● Cell Broadcast Simple MIDI Type 0, WMA, WAV, MP3, polyphonic MIDI ● Flashing green indicates your HP iPAQ is in a mobile phone coverage area. ● Flashing amber indicates an event notification or alarm on your HP iPAQ.
  • Page 135: Physical Specifications

    Physical Specifications Length Width Depth Weight ENWW 4.016in 2.283in 0.768in 4.94oz Metric 102.0mm 58.0mm 19.5mm 140g Physical Specifications...
  • Page 136: Operating Environment

    Operating Environment Temperature Relative Humidity Maximum Altitude Chapter 17 Product Specifications Operating 32° to 104°F Nonoperating -4° to 140°F Operating up to 90% Nonoperating up to 90% Operating 15,000ft Nonoperating 40,000ft Metric 0° to 40°C -20° to 60°C up to 90% up to 90% 4,572m 12,192m...
  • Page 137: 18 Regulatory Notices

    18 Regulatory Notices ENWW...
  • Page 138: Battery Warning

    Chapter 18 Regulatory Notices This HP iPAQ contains a lithium ion rechargeable battery. To reduce the risk of fire Because of the type of battery used in your iPAQ Pocket PC, follow local regulations regarding the safe disposal of the battery.
  • Page 139: Equipment Warning

    Equipment Warning WARNING! equipment: ● Plug the AC Adapter into an electrical outlet that is easily accessible at all times. ● Disconnect power from the equipment by unplugging the AC Adapter from the electrical outlet or unplugging the Synchronization cable from the host computer. ●...
  • Page 140: Airline Travel Notice

    To prevent interference with wireless systems, local Radio Frequency (RF) regulations prohibit using the phone features on your HP iPAQ while the plane is in the air. Use it on the ground only with crew permission. Use of the HP iPAQ features other than the phone is at the discretion of the airline.
  • Page 141: Medical Electronic Equipment

    RF energy. Turn off your HP iPAQ in health care facilities or hospitals when there are posted restrictions requiring you to do so.
  • Page 142: Wireless Notices

    Health and Safety Information Since your HP wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver, you may be exposed to Radio Frequency (RF) signals when it is powered on. However, your HP wireless phone has been designed so that it does not exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency energy that are set by the Federal Communications Commission of the U.S.
  • Page 143 ● As with other mobile radio transmitting equipment, users are advised that for satisfactory operation of the equipment and for the safety of personnel, it is recommended that no part of the human body be allowed to come too close to the antenna during operation of the equipment. ●...
  • Page 144: Index

    105 sending e-mail messages 102 sending text messages 103 working with the contact list 105 cost saving wireless synchronization tips 118 customizing the HP iPAQ 87 device information 87 name 87 version 87 GPRS/EDGE changing network settings 45 editing network...
  • Page 145 installing programs 85 meeting requests receiving by e-mail 73 messaging adding attachments to messages 74 composing messages 74 downloading messages 75 downloading messages from a server 75 forwarding messages 74 IMAP4 70 MMS 72 MMS account 70 online address book 75 Outlook e-mail 70 POP3 70 receiving attachments 72...
  • Page 146 synchronizing e-mail 71 system specifications 125 tasks marking as completed 123 setting display options 122 setting start and due dates 120 showing start and due dates 121 text messaging folders 70 TodayPanel Lite 79 viewing operating system information 80 volume adjusting 82 Wi-Fi accessing corporate...

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