HP iPAQ Additional Product Information
Learning the Basics
Adjusting the Volume
Changing Power Management Settings
Dimming or Adjusting the Brightness of the Backlight
Charging the Battery
Manually Checking the Battery Charge Level
Adding a Custom Background Image
Locking and Unlocking the Today Screen
Installing and Removing Programs
Opening and Closing Programs
Reassigning Programs or Shortcuts to Program Buttons
Setting Alarms
Showing the Clock in All Programs
Creating or Assigning a Category
Adjusting the Speed for Scrolling Through Items in a List
Realigning the Touch Screen
Entering Text using Block Recognizer
Entering Text using Letter Recognizer
Writing with Transcriber
Entering Text Using the Keyboard
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  • Page 1: Entering Text

    Learning the Basics Viewing the Operating System Information Adjusting the Volume Changing Power Management Settings Dimming or Adjusting the Brightness of the Backlight Charging the Battery Manually Checking the Battery Charge Level Adding a Custom Background Image Locking and Unlocking the Today Screen Installing and Removing Programs Opening and Closing Programs Reassigning Programs or Shortcuts to Program Buttons...

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    Transferring Files Between a Computer and HP iPAQ Migrating Data from Palm Desktop to Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 Wireless Synchronization Cost Saving Tips Calendar Accessing Calendar Changing the Display of the Work Week Scheduling an Appointment Editing an Appointment Setting a Default Reminder for All New Appointments...

  • Page 3: Expansion Cards

    Viewing Photos in a Different Folder Viewing a Photo Full-Screen Viewing a Slideshow E-mailing Photos Attaching a Sound File to a Photo Security Using HP ProtectTools Setting Up Security Unlocking Your HP iPAQ Encrypting/Decrypting Data Changing Your HP ProtectTools Password Managing Encrypted Folders...

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    Learning to Enroll a Fingerprint (not available on all models) Enrolling a Fingerprint Connections Connections Bluetooth Bluetooth (not available on all models) Working with Bluetooth Manager Pairing and Unpairing Devices Creating, Ending, and Accepting a Bluetooth Partnership Making a Device Discoverable Opening Bluetooth Settings Requiring a Passkey or Bond Requiring Authorization to Access Services...

  • Page 5: Regulatory Notices

    Searching for Networks to Access Setting Up a Wireless Network Deleting a Wireless Network Setting Up an Automatic Choice for Connections Logging on to Network Services Connecting to Intranet URLs Connecting to the Internet Connecting to My Work Network Ending a Connection Advanced Network Settings Looking Up an IP Address Setting Up a Network Card...

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    Product Specifications System Specifications Physical Specifications Operating Environment Copyright viii...

  • Page 7: Viewing The Operating System Information

    Viewing the Operating System Information Tap Start > Settings > System tab > About. The version of the operating system on your device will be listed near the top of the screen.

  • Page 8

    Move the system volume slider to the desired volume level. To mute system sounds, tap Off. NOTE: You can also press the volume control on your HP iPAQ to quickly change system volume settings. You can also specify the sound you want to here for a notification.

  • Page 9

    Tap the Battery tab to view how much battery power is available. Tap the Wireless tab to turn Wireless signals on or off. Tap the Advanced tab to select the length of time the HP iPAQ stays on when using battery power or external power.

  • Page 10

    Backlight You can set the backlight to dim after a specified amount of time has elapsed. Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Backlight. Tap the Battery power tab or the External power tab. Select the Turn off backlight if device is not used for check box, then specify the time delay.

  • Page 11

    There are several ways to charge the battery on your HP iPAQ including: • AC Adapter • Optional Automobile Adapter • HP Desktop Cradle and AC Adapter • HP Desktop Cradle and USB Cradle Charging the Battery with the AC Adapter The standard AC Adapter works in a standard electrical outlet.

  • Page 12

    HP iPAQ and cradle connectors are properly aligned before pushing the HP iPAQ into the HP Desktop Cradle. NOTE: The amber charge light on the front of the HP iPAQ blinks while the battery is recharging and turns solid amber (nonblinking) when the battery is fully charged.

  • Page 13

    Cable An alternative method of charging the HP iPAQ is to charge the device by using a USB cable. However, because this charging method drains the host battery (i.e., laptop), you must enable USB charging on the HP iPAQ before you can charge the device.

  • Page 14

    TIP: To save battery power, tap Start > Settings > System tab > Power > Advanced tab, then tap the Turn off device if not used for checkbox and set it to turn your HP iPAQ off after a short time of not being used.

  • Page 15

    You can use one of your own pictures as the background image on the Today screen. Tap Start > Settings > Today. Select the Use this picture as the background check box and tap Browse to view a list of your picture files. Tap the filename of the picture you want to use.

  • Page 16

    To prevent accidental screen taps when you are not using your HP iPAQ, you can lock the Today screen so that taps are not recognized. To lock the Today screen, tap the Open Lock icon. The icon changes to the Closed Lock icon and the screen is locked.

  • Page 17

    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. To remove programs from your HP iPAQ: Tap Start >...

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    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 > Programs. In most cases, programs automatically stop to free needed memory.

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    Buttons Your HP iPAQ comes with programs already assigned to hardware buttons. You can customize these buttons to open the programs you use most or to perform certain shortcuts such as changing the screen orientation, opening the Today screen, or opening Input Panel.

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    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 21: 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.

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    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 23

    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: • For an existing item in Calendar and Tasks, tap Edit >...

  • Page 24

    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.

  • Page 25

    Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Screen. Tap Align Screen and follow the instructions.

  • Page 26: Entering Text

    Entering Text Depending on your preference, you can use the on-screen keyboard or a handwriting recognition feature such as Block Regognizer, Letter Recognizer, or Transcriber to enter text in programs. Experiment with the methods and select the one that best suits your writing style and input needs.

  • Page 27: Block Recognizer

    From any program, tap the Input Selector arrow, and then Block Recognizer. Write characters, numbers, and symbols in the designated writing area. • Enter letters by writing in the abc (left) area of the box. • Enter numbers by writing in the 123 (right) area of the box. •...

  • Page 28: Letter Recognizer

    From any program, tap the Input Selector arrow, and then Letter Recognizer. Write characters, numbers, and symbols in the designated writing area. • Enter capital letters by writing in the ABC (left) area of the box. • Enter lowercase letters by writing in the abc (middle) area of the box.

  • Page 29

    Transcriber works transparently in the background of programs, recognizing words with its integrated dictionary. When Transcriber is turned on, it interprets stylus movement anywhere on the screen as handwriting input. To write with Transcriber: From any program, position the cursor where you want the text to appear.

  • Page 30

    From any program, tap the Input Selector arrow, and then Keyboard. Tap on the appropriate characters, numbers, and symbols on the on-screen keyboard. You can increase the size of the on-screen keyboard keys to make them easier to tap. Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Input. On the Input Method tab, select Keyboard as the input method, and tap Large Keys.

  • Page 31: Microsoft Activesync

    ActiveSync converts the files so that they can be used by the Office Mobile programs, if necessary. NOTE: Move your files directly into My Documents on your HP iPAQ (or into a folder inside My Documents) so the programs on your HP iPAQ...

  • Page 32: Windows Mobile

    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. To migrate data from Palm Desktop to Windows Mobile 5.0:...

  • Page 33

    Insert the Getting Started disc into your computer’s CD-ROM drive and follow the on-screen instructions to install ActiveSync on your personal computer and create a partnership between your HP iPAQ and your personal computer.

  • Page 34

    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 IMPORTANT: The device power-down timer is reset each time you synchronize.

  • Page 35: Accessing Calendar

    You can dispaly your appointments for the day on the Today screen. To access Calendar, tap Start > Calendar. If you use Outlook on your computer, you can synchronize appointments between your HP iPAQ and computer. For more information on using Microsoft Outlook, refer to Outlook Help.

  • Page 36

    You can customize your calendar so that a work week starts on Sunday or Monday and has from five to seven days. Tap Start > Calendar. Tap Menu > Options and do one or both of the following: • To specify the first day of the week, in the 1st day of week box, tap Sunday or Monday.

  • Page 37

    Tap Start > Calendar. Tap Menu > New Appointment. Enter a name for the appointment and information such as start and end times. To schedule an all-day event, in the All Day box, tap Yes. When finished, tap OK to return to the calendar. NOTE: All-day events do not occupy blocks of time in Calendar;...

  • Page 38

    Tap Start > Calendar. Tap Menu > Edit. Make the necessary edits. Tap OK. NOTE: To cancel an appointment, tap the appointment and tap Menu > Delete.

  • Page 39

    Appointments You can have a reminder automatically turned on for all new appointments you schedule. Tap Start > Calendar. Tap Menu > Options > Appointments tab. Select the Set reminders for new items check box. Set the time when you want the reminder to alert you. Tap OK to return to the calendar.

  • Page 40

    Tap a contact in the list for a summary of contact information. From the Contacts menu, you can call or send a message. If you use Outlook on your computer, you can synchronize contacts between your HP iPAQ and computer.

  • Page 41

    Tap Start > Contacts. Tap New and enter the contact information. When finished, tap OK. NOTE: If your contact list has been filtered by a category when you create a contact, that category is automatically assigned to the new contact. To include a nickname, title, and more, while creating a contact, tap the Name arrow.

  • Page 42

    Tap Start > Contacts. 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 contact, tap Menu > Edit, and tap the Name arrow.

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    Tap Start > 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 44

    There are several ways to use and customize the contact list. Here are a few tips on how to make it work for you. Tap Start > Contacts. In the contact list, do any of the following: • In Name view, search for a contact by entering a name or number, or by using the alphabetical index.

  • Page 45

    To find a contact on a long list: Tap Start > Contacts. If you are not in Name view, tap Menu > View By > Name. Do one of the following: • Begin entering a name or phone number in the provided text box until the contact you want is displayed.

  • Page 46

    Tap Start > Contacts. Tap the contact you want to send a message to. Tap the address you want to send a message to. Tap the account you want to send the message from. NOTE: To quickly add a contact's address to a new message, tap the To, Cc, or Bcc line, and tap Menu >...

  • Page 47

    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 48

    Tasks You can create a list of tasks and your HP iPAQ will remind you of what they are and when they are due. You can sort tasks by status, priority, subject, or start or due date. If your list of tasks is really long, you can also set filters to further sort them out.

  • Page 49

    When your list of tasks is long, you can display a subset of the tasks or sort the list to quickly find a specific task. Tap Start > Programs > Tasks. In the task list, do one of the following: •...

  • Page 50

    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. • Tap Due to enter a due date for the task.

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    Tap Start > Programs > Tasks. Tap Menu > Options. Select the Show start and due dates check box. Tap OK.

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    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. Select Tasks, then tap Options. Under Display number of, select the type of tasks you want to appear on the Today screen.

  • Page 53

    Tap Start > Programs > Tasks. In the task list, select the check box next to the task you want to mark as completed. NOTE: To mark an open task as completed, tap Edit, and in the Status box, tap Completed.

  • Page 54

    Download attachments • Limit the amount of messages that are downloaded If Auto configuration is unsuccessful, refer to the Help file on your HP iPAQ. NOTE: You can set up several e-mail accounts in addition to your Outlook E-mail account.

  • Page 55

    You can customize the following download options for each e-mail account that you have with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) or that you access using a VPN server connection (typically a work account). You can choose: • Whether messages are downloaded automatically. •...

  • Page 56

    To send and receive e-mail for an Outlook e-mail account, begin synchronization through ActiveSync. 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. An attachment sent with an e-mail message or downloaded from the server appears below the subject of the message.

  • Page 57

    NOTE: 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. 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...

  • Page 58

    Open the message and tap Reply, or Menu > Reply All, or Menu > Forward. Enter your response. To quickly add common messages, tap Menu > My Text and tap a desired message. NOTE: To edit a My Text message, in a new message, tap Menu > My Text >...

  • Page 59

    In an open message, tap Menu > Insert and tap the item you want to attach: Picture, Voice Note, or File. Select the file you want to attach or record a voice note. NOTE: Embedded objects cannot be attached to messages.

  • Page 60

    Many e-mail servers can verify names with an online address book, called a directory service, using Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). When you create an e-mail account, your e-mail server's directory service is added to the Address tab, and you can choose to enable it.

  • Page 61

    NOTE: To delete a service, tap and hold the service, and tap Delete. While synchronizing your Outlook E-mail account, disable any directory services you have installed by clearing the Check name against this server check box. This helps avoid getting error messages when Messaging tries to verify names against the service that you are not connected to.

  • Page 62

    You can create, rename, or delete a folder or select it for synchronization. Tap Menu > Switch Accounts, and select the account. Tap Menu > Tools > Manage Folders. Do one of the following: • To create a subfolder, tap and hold a folder, and tap New. •...

  • Page 63

    Tap Menu > Tools > Clear <Account>. All messages and folders linked to the selected account are cleared, and memory is expanded on the HP iPAQ without deleting messages on the server. The next time you connect, the messages and folders are downloaded again.

  • Page 64

    Use optional expansion cards for: • Expanding the memory of your HP iPAQ by using a Compact Flash (CF) or Secure Digital (SD) memory card • Adding functionality such as a Secure Digital Input/Output (SDIO) camera NOTE: Expansion cards must be purchased separately and are not included with your HP iPAQ.

  • Page 65

    To install an expansion card into the expansion slot on the HP iPAQ: Locate the slot on the top of the HP iPAQ. Remove the protective plastic card. Insert the expansion card into the expansion slot and push the connection edge of the card firmly into the expansion slot.

  • Page 66

    To remove a Compact Flash (CF) expansion card from the expansion slot on the HP iPAQ, pull it from the expansion slot. NOTE: HP recommends inserting the protective plastic cards that came with your HP iPAQ into the expansion slots when they are not in use.

  • Page 67

    Tap the Up soft key at the bottom of the screen, then select the Storage Card folder to see a list of files and folders. If the HP iPAQ does not recognize your expansion card, try the following: • Be sure you have firmly pushed the expansion card down into the expansion slot.

  • Page 68: Hp Image Zone

    HP Image Zone When you use HP Image Zone, you can review and share photos from your HP iPAQ. You can also print, send, record, and e-mail photos directly from your HP iPAQ, or create slideshows to share your photos with family...

  • Page 69

    To view photos in a different folder: Tap File in the Command bar, then tap Open. Select the folder you want. Tap OK. HP Image Zone displays the photos from the new file folder you selected.

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    To view a photo full-screen and zoom in or out: Tap Start > Programs > HP Image Zone. Select the photo by tapping on its thumbnail. Tap on the preview window or tap Tools > View Image. Zoom in or out using the tool bar buttons. If the photos are too large to fit on the screen, you can display other parts of the photo by dragging the stylus on the screen.

  • Page 71

    You can view a slideshow of the photos in a specified folder. Tap Start > Programs > HP Image Zone. Tap Tools > View Slideshow. Tap anywhere on the screen to display the on-screen controls. You then can use the on-screen controls to move forward or backward through the slides or to end the slideshow.

  • Page 72

    Using HP Image Zone, you can e-mail photos to family and friends. To send photos as e-mail attachments: Tap Start > Programs > HP Image Zone. Select the photo you want to e-mail. Tap the e-mail icon located at the bottom of the screen.

  • Page 73

    To add sound to a photo: Tap Start > Programs > HP Image Zone. Select the photo to which you want to attach a sound file by tapping on its thumbnail. Tap the Cassette icon on the Command bar located at the bottom of the screen.

  • Page 74

    Select your audio options. Codec settings: PCM or GSM 6.10. • • PCM provides better sound quality but may take up to 86 times more storage space than GSM 6.10 recordings. • GSM 6.10 provides good voice recording and takes up far less space than Pulse Code Modulation (PCM).

  • Page 75

    In addition to the security available from Microsoft, your HP iPAQ has a more robust security option known as HP ProtectTools, which helps protect your HP iPAQ by providing authentication and encryption of: • E-mail • Notes • All files stored in the My Documents folder •...

  • Page 76

    Tap Next. From the Unlock Settings screen, select the method by which you want to unlock your HP iPAQ, along with the number of attempts allowed for each setting: NOTE: The Fingerprint Reader options are not available on all models.

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    Select whether to keep security after a hard reset. NOTE: It is recommended that you select this option to ensure that the data stored in your HP iPAQ remains secure after a hard reset. Tap Next. From the Encryption Settings screen:...

  • Page 78

    • Select the encryption strength. Lite is the fastest but least secure algorithm. • Blowfish is both fast and secure. • Triple DES and AES are the most secure, but AES • encrypts data faster than Triple DES. NOTE: It is recommended that you use the default, AES. •...

  • Page 79

    Answer the question two times for verification purposes. Tap OK. Your HP iPAQ resets itself after a few seconds, or you can tap the Reset Device button to reset the device immediately.

  • Page 80

    If you perform a hard reset instead of tapping the Reset Device button AND you selected Keep Security on the Fail-Safe Settings screen, your HP iPAQ returns to its default setting. In this case, you must still answer your hint question to regain access to your HP iPAQ.

  • Page 81

    If your HP iPAQ has been off for longer than the time you selected during setup, your data is encrypted. When you turn the device on, you are prompted to authenticate using your fingerprint, PIN, and/or password. After successful authentication, your data is decrypted. This may take a few moments depending on the amount of data you chose to have encrypted.

  • Page 82

    To change your fingerprint, PIN or password: Tap Change Passwords. Swipe your finger or enter your current PIN or password to authenticate yourself. Select the information you want to change (Fingerprint, PIN/ password or Question/Answer pair), then tap the Change button.

  • Page 83

    Tap OK. NOTE: You cannot encrypt existing folders. For more information on managing encrypted folders, refer to HP ProtectTools Help. To access encryption Help, from the Today screen, tap the Yellow Lock icon > Yellow Lock icon in upper-left corner of the HP ProtectTools screen >...

  • Page 84

    Fingerprint Reader enrollment training is available on the HP iPAQ to assist you in proper enrollment of your unique fingerprint. To access the training, tap the Training button when the Fingerprint screen displays during HP ProtectTools setup. NOTE: You can tap OK at the top of the screen at anytime to exit the training.

  • Page 85

    HP ProtectTools suggests fingers for you to use during the swiping activity. You can select a different finger at any time. To select a different finger, tap the finger you want to swipe in the Hand icon. The new finger is highlighted in light blue.

  • Page 86

    Repeat steps 2 and 3 to continue enrolling your fingerprint. When that fingerprint is enrolled successfully, repeat steps 1 through 4 to enroll a second fingerprint. When both fingerprints are successfully enrolled, tap OK twice to continue setting up HP ProtectTools.

  • Page 87

    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: • Infrared (Beam) • Bluetooth • Wi-Fi All these connection types can be accessed by tapping Start >...

  • Page 88

    Your HP iPAQ comes with built-in Bluetooth, 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. You can use Bluetooth to: • Beam information, such as files, appointments, tasks, and contact cards, between devices that have Bluetooth capabilities.

  • Page 89

    Use Bluetooth Manager to: • Establish connections • Exchange business cards • Display shortcuts To access Bluetooth Manager: From the Today screen, tap the iPAQ Wireless icon. Tap the Bluetooth icon to turn Bluetooth on. Tap the Manager button. The first screen that displays is My Shortcuts.

  • Page 90

    You can pair devices so they must exchange a computer generated security key prior to each connection. The security key is generated from a unique Bluetooth device address, a random number, and a user-defined password. After two devices are paired, they have a trusted relationship with each other.

  • Page 91

    If other devices cannot find or connect to your HP iPAQ, try the following: • Be sure Bluetooth is turned on. • Move closer to the device. • Be sure you have not restricted other devices from finding yours. •...

  • Page 92

    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 don’t need to be discoverable for you to beam information between them.

  • Page 93

    When prompted to accept a partnership with the device that is requesting the relationship, tap Yes. If a passkey is requested, enter an alphanumeric passkey between 1 and 16 characters in Passkey, and tap Next. Enter the same passkey in the device requesting the partnership. Using a passkey provides greater security.

  • Page 94

    Select the Turn on Bluetooth check box, then select the Make this device discoverable to other devices check box. NOTE: If you no longer want your HP iPAQ to be discoverable, clear the Make this device discoverable to other devices check box.

  • Page 95

    Tap Start > iPAQ Wireless. On the iPAQ Wireless screen, tap Settings.

  • Page 96

    To establish a secure connection with another device, you can use the passkey feature or an established bond. You can also add data encryption to this type of security. A passkey is a code you enter to authenticate connections requested by other devices.

  • Page 97: Audio Gateway

    If you choose to require authorization to access services, you must authorize each connection. Your HP iPAQ always asks you if the connection should be permitted. To require authorization to access services: From the Today screen, tap the iPAQ Wireless icon.

  • Page 98

    You can determine the folder that other devices access when they connect to your HP iPAQ. To select a shared folder: From the Today screen, tap the iPAQ Wireless icon. Tap the Bluetooth icon to turn Bluetooth on. Tap the Settings button > Services tab.

  • Page 99: Com Port

    COM Port Be sure your HP iPAQ is connected to the other device via Bluetooth. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab. Tap Bluetooth > COM Ports tab. Tap New Incoming Port or New Outgoing Port. NOTE: New Outgoing Port is only available if at least one Bluetooth device supports serial (COM) connection.

  • Page 100

    The functions that Bluetooth supports are called services or profiles. You can communicate only with Bluetooth devices that support at least one of the following profiles: • ActiveSync—Uses SPP to connect to ActiveSync on a computer • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) •...

  • Page 101: Setting Up Your Business Card Information, Sending Business Cards

    Using the business card exchange, you can: • Set up your own business card • Send a business card to one or more devices • Request a business card from one or more devices • Exchange business cards with one or more devices You must establish a default contact name to send or exchange business card information.

  • Page 102: Bluetooth Settings, Requesting Business Cards, Exchanging Business Cards

    Tap the Send icon. Tap the device where you want to send your business card. Tap OK. NOTE: Be sure the receiving device has been enabled to accept the transfer. If other devices do not receive your correct business card information, try the following: •...

  • Page 103

    Tap the Exchange icon. Tap the device with which you want to exchange your business card. Tap OK.

  • Page 104

    You can use a Bluetooth headset (or other Bluetooth hands-free device) with your HP iPAQ when you create a partnership between them. Make sure that the two devices are turned on, discoverable, and within close range. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab.

  • Page 105

    For best results, connect the HP iPAQ to the computer using USB to establish a synchronization relationship before connecting via Bluetooth. Follow the intructions in ActiveSync Help on the computer for configuring Bluetooth on your computer to support ActiveSync. On the HP iPAQ, tap Start > Programs > ActiveSync.

  • Page 106

    To pair your HP iPAQ with a Bluetooth mobile phone and use the mobile phone as a wireless modem: From the Today screen, tap the iPAQ Wireless icon. Tap the Bluetooth icon to turn Bluetooth on. Tap the Settings button > Accessibility tab.

  • Page 107

    Once a connection has been established, tap Start > Internet Explorer on your HP iPAQ, and begin using the Internet. If the HP iPAQ cannot find your Bluetooth mobile phone, try the following: • Be sure your mobile phone is in discoverable mode.

  • Page 108

    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. Select the Receive all incoming beams check box. Be sure your HP iPAQ is turned on and within close range of the device that is beaming the information.

  • Page 109

    Follow your computer manufacturer’s instructions to install and set up an infrared port. Remove the HP iPAQ from the cradle or autosync cable and line up the infrared port with the computer infrared port so they are unobstructed and within 12 inches (30.5 cm) of each other.

  • Page 110

    NOTE: If you want your HP iPAQ to detect or receive beams, tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Beam, and select the Receive all incoming beams check box.

  • Page 111

    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 112

    It is recommended that you become familiar with the following terms as you begin to use Wi-Fi technology. Term 802.11 standard Device-to-computer or ad-hoc Domain Name System (DNS) Encryption Hotspots Infrastructure Internet Protocol (IP) Address Definition An approved standard specification of radio technology from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) used for wireless local area networks (WLANs).

  • Page 113

    Term Media Access Control (MAC) Address Security Set Identifier (SSID) Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) Wireless Access Point Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) Definition (continued) A computer’s unique hardware number in a network, which also can provide security for wireless networks. When a network uses a MAC table, only the 802.11 radios (wireless devices) that have had their MAC addresses added to that network’s MAC table can...

  • Page 114

    If you cannot connect to a network, be sure that: • Wi-Fi is turned on. • the HP iPAQ identified the network you want to connect to. • you have added the necessary server information. • the network you are attempting to connect to is not busy.

  • Page 115

    If you cannot connect to an available network that shows in the list of networks without a name, it is likely that the network is a “hidden” or non- SSID broadcast network. You must know the network name (SSID) to be able to connect.

  • Page 116: Advanced Tab

    To view the signal strength between your HP iPAQ and an access point Wi-Fi connection: Tap the Connections icon in the Navigation bar. When the Connectivity box displays, you will be able to view the type of network the HP iPAQ is connected to (for example, Work or Internet) and an icon displaying the signal strength.

  • Page 117

    You can add a wireless network when the network is detected. Or, you can manually add it by entering settings information. To manually enter information, tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Network Cards > Wireless tab. Tap Add New. If the network was detected, tap the network name.

  • Page 118

    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). From the Today screen, tap the iPAQ Wireless icon.

  • Page 119

    NOTE: To manually start a connection, tap and hold the connection, then tap Connect. If you cannot see your wireless network on your HP iPAQ, it could be a non-broadcasting network. Try the following: Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Connections icon >...

  • Page 120

    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: From the Today screen, tap the iPAQ Wireless icon. Tap the Wi-Fi icon to turn Bluetooth on. Tap the Settings button >...

  • Page 121

    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. Under My ISP or My Work Network, tap Manage existing connections.

  • Page 122

    Before you begin, obtain the following information from your network administrator: • user name • password • domain To log on to a network service: Enter your user name, password, and domain. To save your password so that you can be prompted each time you connect, select the Save password check box.

  • Page 123

    If you want to connect to intranet sites that have periods in their URLs (for example, intranet.companyname.com), you must add them to the Work URL Exceptions list. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab. Tap Connections > Advanced tab > Exceptions. Tap Add new URL.

  • Page 124

    To start the connection, insert any necessary equipment into your HP iPAQ, such as a modem card or network (Ethernet) card. Begin using the desired program. For example, switch to Internet Explorer Mobile and browse the Internet. Your HP iPAQ will connect automatically.

  • Page 125

    To start a connection, insert your modem card or network card. Begin using the desired program. For example, switch to Internet Explorer Mobile and browse the Internet. Your HP iPAQ will connect automatically. To manually start a connection, tap and hold the connection, then tap Connect.

  • Page 126

    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 VPN, tap Connections icon > • Disconnect. •...

  • Page 127: Network Adapters Tab

    To find the IP address, which the wireless network is using: Be sure Wi-Fi is turned on. Connect to a network by tapping Stat > Settings > Connections tab > Connections icon > Advanced tab > Select Networks button. If you have already connected to a network, skip to step 5. Select the network name you want to use to either connect to the Internet using an ISP or a Virtual Private Network (VPN) for work.

  • Page 128

    VPN connection settings, if required by your network To set up a network card: Insert the network card into your HP iPAQ. The first time you insert the card, Network Settings should appear automatically to allow configuration of the network card. If it does...

  • Page 129

    NOTE: If you use your network card with two networks, such as a private network at work and one at home for the Internet, you will need to change the network to which the network card connects. For more information, refer to “Changing Network Card Settings.”...

  • Page 130

    If you use your network card in two locations, such as work and home, you must also change the network to which the network card connects. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Network Cards > Network Adapters tab. In the My network card connects to list, select Internet or Work.

  • Page 131

    A 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 • password domain name • • TCP/IP settings •...

  • Page 132

    NOTE: To change existing settings, under My Work Network, tap Manage existing connections > VPN tab. Select the desired VPN connection, tap Edit, then follow the instructions on the screen. To manually start a connection, tap and hold the connection, then tap Connect.

  • Page 133

    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.

  • Page 134

    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 135

    Your device is already set up with two groups of connection settings: My ISP 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 136

    Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab. Tap 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.

  • Page 137

    Changing Server Settings You should not need to change these settings unless your server does not use dynamically-assigned IP addresses. Most ISPs and private networks use dynamically-assigned IP addresses. Servers that require an assigned IP address may also require a way to map computer names to IP addresses.

  • Page 138

    Gateway To access WAP sites through Internet Explorer Mobile, configure your device to use a WAP gateway. Use the following steps to create a new set of connections to the Internet with WAP gateway settings. Before you begin, obtain the following information from your Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless service provider, or network administrator: •...

  • Page 139

    Before you begin, obtain the following information from your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or wireless service provider: • user name • password • domain name • TCP/IP settings, if necessary • ISP server phone number or access point To change modem connection settings: Insert a modem card.

  • Page 140

    A wireless network can be added when the network is automatically detected. Or, you can manually enter the settings information to add the network. Before doing these steps, determine if authentication information is needed. To manually enter information, tap Start > Settings > Connections tab >...

  • Page 141

    Before performing these steps, determine if authentication information is needed. To manually enter information, tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Network Cards > Wireless tab. In Wireless networks, select the network you want to configure. For increased security, tap 802.1X tab > Use IEEE 802.1x network access control.

  • Page 142: Federal Communications Commission Notice

    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio or television technician for help This PDA has been tested and demonstrated compliance when Bluetooth and WLAN are transmitting simultaneously. This PDA must not be co- located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. Modifications...

  • Page 143: Canadian Notice, European Union Regulatory Notice

    European Union Regulatory Notice This product complies with the following EU Directives: • Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC • EMC Directive 89/336/EEC NOTE: CE Compliance of this equipment is valid only if powered with an HP-provided and CE marked AC adapter.

  • Page 144

    If this product has telecommunication functionality, it also complies with the essential requirements of: • R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC. Compliance with these directives implies conformity to harmonized European standards (European Norms) which are listed on the EU Declaration of Conformity issued by Hewlett-Packard for this product or product family.

  • Page 145: Equipment Warning

    To reduce the risk of fire or burns, do not disassemble, crush, puncture, short external contacts, or dispose of in fire or water. Replace only with the HP spare. CAUTION: Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type.

  • Page 146: Airline Travel Notice, Wireless Notices, Canadian Regulatory Wireless Notice

    This PDA has been tested and demonstrated compliance when Bluetooth and WLAN are transmitting simultaneously. This PDA must not be co- located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

  • Page 147

    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 Description Processor 312, 520, or 624Mhz Intel PXA 270 processor...

  • Page 148

    System Feature Description (continued) Indicators Radio LED indicator: (Left LED) LED off = all radios are off Blue blinking = one or more radios on (Right LED) Charge/Notification LED indicator: 4-mode alarm notification: LED off = not charging and no notifications Amber flash = charging Green flash = one or more notification events have occurred Amber solid = charging complete...

  • Page 149

    NOTE: Weight varies on different models. Length without flip cover with flip cover Width without flip cover with flip cover Depth without flip cover with flip cover Weight without flip cover with flip cover 4.69 in 4.69 in 3.02 in 3.17 in .64 in .79 in...

  • Page 150

    Environment Temperature Relative Humidity Maximum Altitude Operating 32° to 104° F Nonoperating -4° to 140° F Operating up to 90% Nonoperating above 90% Operating Nonoperating Metric 0° to 40° C -20° to 60° C up to 90% above 90% 15,000 ft 0-4572 m 40,000 ft 0-12,192 m...

  • Page 151

    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 software for Pocket PC. SD Logo is a trademark of its proprietor.

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