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  • Page 1 Additional Product Information User Guide...
  • 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® Version 5.0 for Pocket SD Logo is a trademark of its proprietor.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Using TodayPanel Lite ... 14 Viewing the Operating System Information ... 15 Performing a Soft Reset ... 16 Protecting Your HP iPAQ with a Password ... 17 Using Asset Viewer ... 18 Changing the Regional Settings ... 19 Adjusting the Volume ... 20 Configuring Audio Options ...
  • Page 4 Protecting the HP iPAQ Screen from Cracking or Damage ... 33 Battery Saving Tips ... 34 Checking the Battery Charge Level ... 35 5 GPS GPS General Information ... 36 Navigation Quick Start ... 37 Installing the Battery ... 37 Powering On and Setting Up ...
  • Page 5 Attaching a Voice Note to a Picture ... 89 E-mailing Pictures ... 90 Viewing a Slideshow ... 91 View Pictures Stored on the HP iPAQ ... 92 Add a Picture to a Contact ... 93 Print Pictures ... 94 Assign a Picture to the Today Screen Background ... 95 11 Windows Media Player 10 Mobile Windows Media Player ...
  • Page 6 PowerPoint Mobile ... 103 13 Messaging Understanding Messaging ... 104 Using Folders ... 105 Synchronizing E-mail ... 106 Setting Up Messaging Accounts ... 107 Receiving Attachments ... 107 Receiving Meeting Requests ... 107 Creating or Changing a Signature ... 108 Using Messaging ...
  • Page 7 Creating a Copy of a Note ... 133 17 Secure Digital (SD) Cards Using Secure Digital (SD) Cards ... 134 Installing a Secure Digital (SD) Card ... 135 Removing a Secure Digital (SD) Card ... 136 Viewing Content of a Secure Digital (SD) Card ... 137 18 Tasks Creating a Task ...
  • Page 8 Index ... 157 viii...
  • Page 9: Registering The Ipaq

    Registering the 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 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
  • Page 10: Box Contents

    NOTE Box contents vary by model. Box Contents HP iPAQ Case Mini-USB synchronization cable/power cable (2 ea) HP iPAQ Documentation Stylus 1,700mAH li-ion removable/rechargeable battery Getting Started CD with special software Chapter 2 Box Contents...
  • Page 11 Box Contents AC adapter with interchangeable plug Car kit — holder (10) Car kit — Travel power adapter (11) Car kit — windshield mounting bracket Box Contents...
  • Page 12: Components

    Components Top Components Component Reset Button Record Button SD Slot Function Press to perform a soft reset of the Travel Companion. Press to record voice or sound. Insert a Secure Digital (SD) storage card for data storage or a Secure Digital Input/Output card (SDIO) card to extend the functionality of the Travel Companion.
  • Page 13: Front Components

    Front Components Component Start Menu Button OK Button 9–Way Navigation Button Function Press to open the Start menu. Press to close the current window or exit the current application. ● When in Standard mode: ● Top — Scroll up ● Bottom —...
  • Page 14: Back Components

    Back Components Component Speaker Battery Cover Release Button Battery Cover Stylus Function Use the speaker to get spoken navigation instructions. Press to remove the battery cover. Remove to install or remove the battery. Use to input information. Slide out to remove the stylus. Slide in to replace the stylus.
  • Page 15: Left And Right Side Components

    Allows connection to wireless networks. (rx5900 series models only) Speak into the microphone to record voice notes. Press to access the HP Quick Launch screen. Press and hold to launch Calendar. Press to launch GPS navigation. Press and hold to launch Contacts.
  • Page 16 Component (12) Internal Bluetooth Antenna (13) Power Button and LED Function Allows connection to other Bluetooth devices. Press to turn the unit on and off. ● Solid amber light — Battery is charging ● Solid green light — Battery is fully charged ●...
  • Page 17: Learning The Basics

    Learning The Basics HP Quick Launch HP Quick Launch is a simple way to open the most frequently used programs on the Travel Companion. ● Tap the Today icon to access the Today page. ● Tap the Travel Assistant icon to access WorldMate travel applications, Calendar, Contacts, and the Calculator.
  • Page 18: Today Screen

    Today screen as a notification. 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.
  • Page 19: Ipaq Wireless

    Icon Status Battery power is low. Battery power is very low. E-mail has been received. Instant messages received. iPAQ Wireless Tap Start > iPAQ Wireless or tap the iPAQ Wireless icon on the Today screen to launch iPAQ Wireless, which provides a control center to turn WLAN and Bluetooth on and off, and to configure their settings.
  • Page 20: 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 21: Hp Help And Support

    HP Quick Start Tour - provides basic information about the tasks and activities you can perform using your HP iPAQ. As you go through the tutorial, try each feature. You can then return to the same position in the QuickStart Tour by tapping Start > Programs > HP Help and Support > HP QuickStart Tour.
  • Page 22: Using Todaypanel Lite

    Using TodayPanel Lite NOTE TodayPanel Lite is available only when HP Quick Launch is not running. See the HP Quick Launch section for configuration information. Icon To use TodayPanel Lite, tap the desired icon, make the appropriate changes, and tap OK.
  • Page 23: 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. Viewing the Operating System Information...
  • Page 24: Performing A Soft Reset

    NOTE Be sure to close all running applications before performing a soft reset. To perform a soft reset: Locate the recessed Reset button on your HP iPAQ. Use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button. The HP iPAQ restarts.
  • Page 25: Protecting Your Hp Ipaq With A Password

    The hint is displayed after the wrong password is entered five times. When prompted, tap OK. The next time your HP iPAQ is unused for the specified amount of time, you are prompted to enter your password.
  • Page 26: Using Asset Viewer

    Using Asset Viewer System Details - provides detailed information about your HP iPAQ, including: ● Identity - Lists the device serial number, as well as owner information. ● Memory - Provides system ROM and RAM size and other relevant information about device memory.
  • Page 27: 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 a region. The region you select determines which options are available on the other tabs.
  • Page 28: Adjusting The Volume

    Tap the Speaker icon at the top of the screen. Move the system volume slider on the screen, or roll the scroll wheel on your HP iPAQ to the desired volume level. To mute system sounds, tap Off.
  • Page 29: Configuring Audio Options

    Configuring Audio Options If you are using headphones, you can enable the equalizer and 3D sound. You can also enable automatic gain control (AGC) or create your own settings for the microphone. To modify audio settings, tap Start > Settings > System tab > Audio. To enable the headphone equalizer: Tap the Equalizer tab.
  • Page 30: Changing Power Management Settings

    Changing Power Management Settings Tap Start > Settings > System tab > Power. Tap the Advanced tab to select the length of time your HP iPAQ stays on when using battery power or external power. Chapter 4 Learning The Basics...
  • Page 31: Dimming Or Adjusting The Brightness Of The Backlight

    Move the sliders up to increase and down to decrease the brightness. NOTE To conserve battery power on your HP iPAQ, keep the backlight only as bright as required to view the screen easily. Dimming or Adjusting the Brightness of the Backlight...
  • Page 32: Installing And Removing Programs

    Use the mini-USB synchronization cable to connect your HP iPAQ to a 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 33: 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 desired program from the list. If you don't see the desired program, tap Start >...
  • Page 34: Changing The Device Name

    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 your HP iPAQ in the following situations: ● Synchronizing with a computer ●...
  • Page 35: 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 36: 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 an e-mail message to a contact by using commands on a shortcut menu. To use a shortcut menu, tap and hold the item.
  • Page 37: 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 appointments, contacts, and tasks. From the program, tap an existing item or create a new one. Do one of the following: ●...
  • Page 38: Adjusting The Speed For Scrolling Through Items In A List

    You can scroll through items in a list by rolling the scroll wheel or by using the soft keys on the screen of your HP iPAQ. To change the speed at which scrolling with the soft keys occurs: Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Buttons > Up/Down Control tab.
  • Page 39: Screen Orientation

    Screen Orientation Tap Start> Settings > System tab Screen Orientation to change the orientation of the screen on your HP iPAQ. Use the Rotate screen button as well to change the screen orientation. Screen Orientation...
  • Page 40: Obtaining Services For A Cracked Or Damaged Screen

    Obtaining Services for a Cracked or Damaged Screen NOTE HP is not responsible for damage that occurs as a result of failure to follow the instructions that came with the HP branded product. Refer to the warranty document included with your HP iPAQ for more information.
  • Page 41: Protecting The Hp Ipaq Screen From Cracking Or Damage

    ● When not in use, use the protective screen cover (if one is available) on your HP iPAQ and store it in a case. Select from a wide variety of case options at ipaq or
  • Page 42: Battery Saving Tips

    Battery Saving Tips The HP iPAQ is as individual as you are. Adjust the settings on your HP iPAQ to fit your individual needs and to help the battery last as long as possible between charges. Here are some recommendations for how to conserve battery life.
  • Page 43: Checking The Battery Charge Level

    Checking the Battery Charge Level To monitor the battery power, tap either the Battery icon on the TodayPanel Lite or tap Start > Settings > System tab > Power. If the battery charge level is low, connect to AC power. Checking the Battery Charge Level...
  • Page 44: Gps

    NOTE Interference might take place close to tall buildings or large trees, which can block the satellite signal from reaching the HP iPAQ. Try to avoid these obstructions before using GPS. WARNING! is your sole responsibility to place, secure, and use these aids in a manner that will not cause accidents, personal injury, property damage or obstruct your view.
  • Page 45: Navigation Quick Start

    Navigation Quick Start The Travel Companion is designed for use right out of the box. The sections that follow provide instruction to prepare and use the Travel Companion immediately after purchase. Installing the Battery The battery provides power for the Travel Companion to operate. The Travel Companion comes with a mini-USB synchronization cable, which you must use with a power adapter to charge the device.
  • Page 46: Powering On And Setting Up

    Replace the cover by first laying the cover on the battery compartment opening, aligning the tabs, and then sliding the cover until it locks into place. Do not attempt to insert the battery cover tabs into the compartment slots without first placing the cover onto the compartment and sliding it closed.
  • Page 47: Navigation Setup

    Travel Companion. View as much of the Quick Setup Tour as needed. When exiting the tour, the Travel Companion initiates the HP Quick Launch screen, which provides the ability quickly and easily open applications on your iPAQ.
  • Page 48 To install the car kit: Plug the power cable into the Travel Power Adapter, and then plug the adapter into a vehicle power outlet. Attach the power cable to the clips on the back of the Travel Companion holder. Be sure to leave enough cable to plug into the Travel Companion, and that the connector is turned the correct way to plug into the unit.
  • Page 49 Place the car kit assembly onto the windshield (1), and then press the locking lever (2) to securely mount the assembly into place. To install the Travel Companion: Insert the Travel Companion into the mounted car kit holder (1). Insert the securing clip into the slot on the top of the Travel Companion (2). Plug the power cable into the Travel Companion (3).
  • Page 50: Managing Gps Automatically

    Use the knobs to adjust the vertical and horizontal orientation of the Travel Companion. Managing GPS Automatically Your GPS-enabled HP iPAQ uses Microsoft Windows Mobile® 5.0, so the operating system automatically manages access to the HP iPAQ GPS receiver to allow multiple programs to simultaneously access GPS data. Chapter 5 GPS...
  • Page 51: Using An External Antenna With Your Gps Receiver

    Using an External Antenna with your GPS Receiver The GPS receiver in your Travel Companion is the SiRFstarIII from SiRF. The SiRFstarIII is a high sensitivity GPS receiver with rapid time-to-first fix technology that provides superior location performance. Therefore, under normal use there is no need for an external antenna. An optional 3V active external antenna is available if you want to use your Travel Companion in locations that do not provide ideal GPS reception, such as inside of a car away from the windshield.
  • Page 52: Losing The Gps Signal While In My Car

    HP iPAQ from receiving a GPS signal from satellites. To improve GPS signal strength, place the HP iPAQ where there is a clear view of the sky or on the dashboard of a vehicle that does not have thermal glass windshields. A direct line of sight is required between the HP iPAQ and the GPS satellites to access information from the satellites.
  • Page 53: Losing The Gps Signal Frequently

    To improve the satellite signal to the GPS-enabled Travel Companion, go outdoors to start the GPS navigation software. Place the HP iPAQ where there is a clear view of the sky or on the dashboard of a vehicle that does not have thermal glass windshields or windows.
  • Page 54: Common Reasons For Interference When Using Gps Software

    Tall buildings, large trees, and very cloudy or overcast skies. How to Avoid Place the HP iPAQ where there is a clear view of the sky or on the dashboard of a vehicle that does not have thermal glass windows. If your vehicle has thermal glass, consider using the optional external GPS antenna placed on top of the vehicle to receive the GPS signal.
  • Page 55: Worldmate

    WorldMate WorldMate Standard Edition The Travel Companion comes pre-installed with WorldMate Standard Edition. This travel assistant provides a world clock, currency converters, weather, and other travel organizing tools. WorldMate Standard Edition...
  • Page 56: Worldmate Activesync Settings

    WorldMate ActiveSync Settings The Getting Started CD includes WorldMate software for your PC. Install this software to your PC to sync and update WorldMate information on your Travel Companion. The WorldMate ActiveSync component updates currency rates and weather forecasts, as well as your Travel Companion clock with Atomic time whenever you synchronize your Travel Companion while your computer is connected to the Internet.
  • Page 57: Clocks

    Clocks The Clocks screen displays your home clock plus four other pre-selected clocks. To change a displayed city, tap the city name and select a new city from the list. To view the weather forecast for that city, tap the sun/cloud icon. Sync your Travel Companion with a personal computer running WorldMate software to get updated forecasts.
  • Page 58: Using The Alarm

    Using the Alarm To set the alarm: Tap the bell icon on the Clocks screen to access the alarm settings screen. Select Set alarm for, and then set the alarm time. If you want a sound to play when the alarm goes off, select Play sound, and then select an alarm sound from the list.
  • Page 59: World Map

    World Map World Map provides a map of the world that shows where it is currently daylight and dark, as well as global city locations and current time and weather forecasts for the selected city. To view a city location: ●...
  • Page 60: City List

    City List To view WorldMate's city list, from either the World Map screen or the Clocks screen, tap Menu > Cities. To sort the list of cities by either city name or offset from GMT, tap the appropriate label at the top of the list.
  • Page 61: Weather Service

    Weather Service You can access the weather from either the World Map screen, the Weather screen, or the Clocks screen. From the World Map screen and the Clocks screen, tap the Sun/Cloud icon to get a 5-day forecast for the selected city. You can see a quick forecast from the Weather screen.
  • Page 62: Currency Converter Service

    Currency Converter Service This easy-to-use converter allows you to simultaneously calculate the sum of values in up to three different currencies, as well as receive updated rates online or insert them manually. To convert currencies: Tap the arrow in each heading cell to display a list from which you can select a currency. Type a value to convert in the editable fields below the heading fields.
  • Page 63: Updating Currency Rates

    Updating Currency Rates To manually update currency rates: TapMenu > Edit Currencies. Tap on the currency to update. Type the rate relative to the base currency (the value of the base currency in terms of what you are editing). NOTE Updating a Euro-based currency affects all other Euro-based currencies.
  • Page 64: Measurement Converter Service

    Measurement Converter Service To use the Measurements screen: Select the type of measurement (length, temperature, etc.) from the Convert list. Select the measurements (meters, feet, etc.) from the two lists below the Convert list. Type a number to convert in the box to the left of the measurements. The converted value automatically displays below the box you typed the number into.
  • Page 65: Country And Area Codes

    Country and Area Codes Tap the Area Codes list to switch between international dialing prefixes, U.S., and Canadian area codes. The table provides: ● Country/State names ● Dialing prefixes ● Local time offset from GMT in hours (this table does not update for Daylight Saving Time) Tap a column heading to sort according to the column.
  • Page 66: Clothing Sizes

    Clothing Sizes This table shows the clothing sizes to buy when traveling overseas. Use the different categories with the man-woman-child icons to quickly find the size you need. NOTE Use the size table only as a guideline. Different manufacturers have slightly different size tables.
  • Page 67: Packing List

    Packing List Use the Packing List screen to create and keep track of a list of items you need to pack. A list of items is provided in categories that you select at the top of the screen. To create a packing list: Select the category of items you want from the category drop-down list at the top of the screen.
  • Page 68: Entering Text

    Entering Text Entering Text Using 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. ●...
  • Page 69: Entering Text Using The On-Screen Keyboard

    Entering Text Using the On-screen Keyboard From any program, tap the Input Selector arrow, and then Keyboard. Tap on the appropriate characters, numbers, and symbols on the on-screen keyboard. Increase the size of the on-screen keyboard keys to make them easier to tap. Tap Start >...
  • Page 70: Entering Text Using Letter Recognizer

    Entering Text Using 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. ●...
  • Page 71: Writing With Transcriber

    Writing with Transcriber 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. Use the stylus to write anywhere on the screen.
  • Page 72: Synchronizing

    HP iPAQ on the go. Synchronize your HP iPAQ with a personal computer using one of the following methods: ●...
  • Page 73 Firewall or other network protection software message box is displayed for ActiveSync to access the network or Internet. To avoid damaging your HP iPAQ or the AC adapter, check to be sure all Synchronizing your HP iPAQ with your personal computer...
  • Page 74 Try synchronizing via a Bluetooth connection. ● Restart your personal computer and perform a soft reset on your HP iPAQ. (A soft reset does not erase any settings, programs or data.) Use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button. Your HP iPAQ restarts and displays the HP QuickStart Tour.
  • Page 75: Copying (Or Transferring) Files

    Office Mobile programs, if necessary. Move the files directly into My Documents on your HP iPAQ (or into a folder inside My Documents), so the programs on the device can locate them.
  • Page 76: 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 the data from the Palm Desktop software to Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0.
  • Page 77: Connections

    Connections Connections Use your HP iPAQ to connect to and exchange information with other handheld devices, your computer, various network types, or the Internet. You can connect using: ● WLAN* ● Bluetooth Access these connection types by tapping Start > Settings > Connections tab.
  • Page 78: Wlan

    With wireless access, cables are not needed to connect your HP iPAQ to the Internet. Instead, access points transmit data to and from the wireless device. Your HP iPAQ can connect to an 802.11b/g WLAN or connect directly to other WLAN-enabled devices. With WLAN, you can: ●...
  • Page 79: Turning Wlan On Or Off

    Tap Start > Today > iPAQ Wireless. Tap the WLAN icon to turn WLAN on. Once your HP iPAQ detects a WLAN network, you may be asked to choose if you want to connect. Select the desired network and tap Connect.
  • Page 80: Manually Connecting To A Wlan Network

    Manually Connecting to a WLAN Network A wireless network can be added manually by entering the settings information to add the network. Before trying to connect to a WLAN network, determine if authentication information is needed by contacting your network administrator. Tap Start >...
  • Page 81: Deleting Wireless Network Settings

    Deleting Wireless Network Settings You can delete network settings you manually entered. However, if a network was automatically detected, your HP iPAQ may continue to automatically detect the network. To delete existing or available wireless network settings: Tap Start > Today > iPAQ Wireless.
  • Page 82: Bluetooth

    Approval of a connection, access, or activity before it can be completed. Creating a trusted connection between your HP iPAQ and another device. After a bond is created, the two devices become paired. A paired device does not require authentication or authorization.
  • Page 83: Using Bluetooth Phone Manager

    Bluetooth connection between your HP iPAQ and the cell phone, and then send information to the phone using Bluetooth. The phone relays the information over the phone line and then sends back to your HP iPAQ any information requested over the connection.
  • Page 84: Creating, Ending, And Accepting A Bluetooth Partnership

    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 to exchange information between them.
  • Page 85: Renaming A Bluetooth Partnership

    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 > Today > iPAQ Wireless > Bluetooth tab > Bluetooth Settings > Accessibility tab.
  • Page 86 Select the Enable service check box. To limit communication on this COM port to only devices with which your HP iPAQ has a Bluetooth partnership, select the Authentication (Passkey) required check box. Tap OK. Chapter 9 Connections...
  • Page 87: Connecting To Intranet Urls

    Connecting to Intranet URLs To connect to intranet sites that have periods in their URLs (for example,, add them to the Work URL Exceptions list. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab. Tap Connections > Advanced tab > Exceptions. Tap Add new URL.
  • Page 88: 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 9 Connections...
  • Page 89: 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 90: Setting Up Proxy Server Settings

    If you are connected to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or private network during synchronization, your HP iPAQ 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 91: 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 92: Using Advanced Connection Settings

    Using Advanced Connection Settings Tap Start > Today > iPAQ Wireless. Tap the WLAN icon to turn on WLAN. Connect to a network by tapping the WLAN tab > VPN & Proxy Settings > Advanced tab > Select Networks button. Select My ISP to connect to the Internet through an Internet Service Provider (ISP) or select My Work Network to connect to a company network.
  • Page 93: Setting Up A Vpn Server Connection

    Setting Up a VPN Server Connection A Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection helps 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 94: Changing A Connection Group Name

    Changing a Connection Group Name Your HP iPAQ 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 95: 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 96: Hp Photosmart Mobile

    10 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. ●...
  • Page 97: 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 98: 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 10 HP Photosmart Mobile...
  • Page 99: 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. Viewing a Slideshow...
  • Page 100: View Pictures Stored On The Hp Ipaq

    Use the zoom out icon to return the picture to normal. To view pictures in a different folder: While in the HP Photosmart Mobile program, tap the file folder icon at the bottom of the screen. Tap a different folder where pictures reside. Tap OK.
  • Page 101: Add A Picture To A Contact

    Add a Picture to a Contact To add a picture to contact information: Tap Start> Programs > Photosmart Mobile. Tap the contact. Tap Menu> Edit. Tap Picture. Tap the picture you want to add. To remove a picture from contact information: Tap Contacts.
  • Page 102: Print Pictures

    To print pictures: Tap Start> Programs > Photosmart Mobile. Tap the thumbnail. Tap Menu> Print. Select the method by which to print. Follow the on-screen instructions to print the picture. Chapter 10 HP Photosmart Mobile...
  • Page 103: Assign A Picture To The Today Screen Background

    Assign a Picture to the Today Screen Background You can set the Today screen background to display a picture. To assign a picture to the Today screen background: Tap Start > Programs > Photosmart Mobile. Tap the thumbnail. Tap Menu > Assign To > Today Background. Assign a Picture to the Today Screen Background...
  • Page 104: 11 Windows Media Player 10 Mobile

    Microsoft. You can use Windows Media Player Mobile to play digital audio and video files that are stored on your HP iPAQ or on the Web. By default, Windows Media Player Mobile can play the following types of files: ●...
  • Page 105: Listening To Music And Watching Videos

    NOTE To play a file stored on your HP iPAQ but that is not in a library, on the Library screen, tap Menu > Open File. Tap and hold the item that you want to play (such as a file or a folder) and then tap Play or Queue Up.
  • Page 106: Clearing The Now Playing List

    Clearing the Now Playing List Under Windows Media Player, the Now Playing playlist displays the currently playing file and any files that are queued up to play next. Quickly remove all items from the playlist by clearing it. If you are on the Library screen, select the Now Playing category to display the Now Playing screen.
  • Page 107: Updating A Library

    However, you can manually update a library to ensure that it has links to any new files that you might have recently copied to your HP iPAQ or a removable storage card. If you are not already on the Library screen, tap Menu > Library.
  • Page 108: 12 Mobile Office

    12 Mobile Office Internet Explorer Mobile Use Internet Explorer Mobile to view and download web pages as well as browse web sites through synchronization, or when connected to the Internet. Before connecting to the Internet, setting up a wireless connection or network card, obtain the following: ●...
  • Page 109: Word Mobile

    Word Mobile You can create and edit documents and templates in Word Mobile. You can also save the documents and templates as .doc, .rtf, .txt, and .dot files. With Word Mobile: ● Edit Word documents and templates created on your computer. ●...
  • Page 110: Excel Mobile

    Excel Mobile Create and edit workbooks and templates on your HP iPAQ with Excel Mobile. With Excel Mobile: ● View, edit, and create charts and graphics, which can be embedded as objects in a worksheet or placed on a separate worksheet.
  • Page 111: Powerpoint Mobile

    Open a presentation from an e-mail message. ● Download a presentation from a file share or the Internet. ● Copy a presentation to your HP iPAQ via a storage card. ● Obtain a presentation by synchronizing with your computer. NOTE Slide shows created in *.ppt or *.pps format with PowerPoint ‘97 and later can be viewed...
  • Page 112: 13 Messaging

    13 Messaging Understanding Messaging To send and receive e-mail messages for an 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 need to connect to the Internet or a corporate network, depending on the account. You can send and receive Outlook e-mail and Internet e-mail through an Internet Service Provider (ISP).
  • Page 113: Using Folders

    Therefore, messages are available to you anytime you connect to your e-mail server, whether it is from your HP iPAQ or a personal computer. This synchronization of folders occurs whenever you connect to your e-mail server, create new folders, or rename/delete folders when connected.
  • Page 114: Synchronizing E-Mail

    Messages in the Outbox folder on your HP iPAQ are transferred to Exchange Server or Outlook and then sent from those programs. ● When you delete a message on your HP iPAQ, it's deleted from the personal computer or Exchange Server the next time you synchronize. ●...
  • Page 115: Setting Up Messaging Accounts

    Setting Up Messaging Accounts Receiving Attachments An attachment sent with an e-mail message or downloaded from the server appears below the subject of the message. Tapping the attachment opens the attachment if it has been fully downloaded or marks it for download the next time you send and receive e-mail. You can also download attachments automatically with messages if you have an Outlook e-mail or IMAP4 e-mail account.
  • Page 116: Creating Or Changing A Signature

    Tap Accept, or Menu > Tentative, or Menu > Decline. If you want, you can also include a message with the response. The response is sent the next time that you synchronize or connect to your e- mail server and the calendar on your HP iPAQ is updated. Creating or Changing a Signature Tap Start >...
  • Page 117: Using Messaging

    Using Messaging Composing and Sending Messages Tap Start > Messaging. 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.
  • Page 118: Downloading Messages

    To send and receive e-mail for an Outlook E-mail account, begin synchronization through ActiveSync. By default, messages you send are not saved on your HP iPAQ to help conserve memory. If you want to keep copies of sent messages, in the messaging list, tap Menu > Tools >...
  • Page 119 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. To delete a service, tap and hold the service, and tap Delete.
  • Page 120: Different Ways To Access E-Mail Messages

    Messaging & Security Feature Pack (MSFP) with Microsoft Exchange 2003 Service Pack 2 Push technology keeps Outlook Mobile up-to-date by delivering Inbox, Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks list quickly and directly to your HP iPAQ. For more information about Connect to Mobile Business E-mail using Exchange Server 2003, contact your IT administrator.
  • Page 121: Setting Up An E-Mail Account On An Exchange Server

    To change available synchronization settings, select the type of information and tap Settings. Tap Finish. You can set up your HP iPAQ to synchronize with Exchange Server over a wireless network or through a cable 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 122: Setting Up A Pop3, Http, Or Imap4 E-Mail Account

    Be sure you have the proper plan with your wireless service provider and the connections have been set up correctly. To set up an e-mail account on your HP iPAQ: Tap Start > Messaging. Tap Menu > Tools > New Account.
  • Page 123: Composing And Sending Outlook E-Mail Messages

    Composing and Sending Outlook E-mail Messages To compose and send a message: Tap Start > Messaging. Outlook E-mail is displayed. Tap New. An Outlook E-mail text box is displayed. Enter the e-mail address or phone number of one or more recipients, separating them with a semicolon.
  • Page 124: Replying To Or Forwarding An Outlook E-Mail Message

    Replying to or Forwarding an Outlook E-mail Message To reply to or forward a message: Tap on the message to open it, and then tap Menu > Reply, Reply All, or Forward. Enter your response. To quickly add common messages, tap Menu > My Text and tap a desired message.
  • Page 125: Sorting The Message List

    Sorting the Message List To sort the message list: In the message list, tap the sort list (labeled Received by default) and select an option. Select the option again to reverse the sort order (ascending and descending). Sorting the Message List 117...
  • Page 126: 14 Calendar

    You can display appointments on the Today screen. If you use Outlook on your personal computer, you can synchronize appointments between your HP iPAQ and computer. You can also set Calendar to remind you of appointments with a sound or flashing LED.
  • Page 127: Viewing Appointments

    Viewing Appointments To view an appointment on your calendar: Tap Start > Calendar. Tap the appointment to view. To view appointments for the week: Tap Start > Calendar. Tap Menu > View > Week. NOTE You can also view appointments for the month or year by tapping the appropriate selection.
  • Page 128: Scheduling An Appointment

    To invite additional attendees, tap Add and the tap the name. Tap OK. The meeting request is sent to the attendees the next time you synchronize your HP iPAQ. When attendees accept a meeting request, the meeting is automatically added to their calendars. When their response is sent back to you, your calendar is also updated.
  • Page 129: 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 130: Updating An Appointment

    Updating an Appointment To update an appointment on the calendar: Tap Start > Calendar. Tap the appointment, then tap Edit to make the changes. Tap OK. Chapter 14 Calendar...
  • Page 131: Canceling An Appointment

    Canceling an Appointment When you delete an appointment in Calendar on your HP iPAQ, it is also deleted on your personal computer the next time you synchronize. If the appointment has not been synchronized with a personal computer, it is deleted only from your HP iPAQ.
  • Page 132: 15 Contacts

    For easy access to contacts, tap the Contacts softkey on the bottom of the Today screen or tap Start > Contacts. Tap a contact in the list for a summary of contact information. If you use Outlook on your computer, synchronize contacts between your HP iPAQ and your personal computer. Creating a Contact Tap Start >...
  • Page 133: Finding A Contact

    Finding a Contact 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 is displayed. To show all contacts again, tap the text box and clear the text, or tap the arrow to the right of the text box.
  • Page 134: Changing Contact Information

    Changing Contact Information 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 name of the contact, then tap Menu >...
  • Page 135: Copying A Contact

    Copying a Contact Tap Start > Contacts. Tap and hold the desired contact. 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. Copying a Contact 127...
  • Page 136: Sending An E-Mail Message To A Contact

    Sending an E-mail Message to a Contact 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 137: Adding And Removing A Picture

    Adding and Removing a Picture To add a picture to contact information: Tap Start > Contacts. Tap the contact. Tap Menu > Edit. Tap Picture. Tap the picture you want to add. To remove a picture from contact information: Tap Start > Contacts. Tap the contact.
  • Page 138: Working With The Contact List

    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. Tap Start > Contacts. In the contact list, do any of the following: ●...
  • Page 139: 16 Notes

    16 Notes Writing a Note Tap Start > Programs > Notes. NOTE Writing must be selected as the default input mode. In the note list, tap New. Write the 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 140: 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 141: Creating A Copy Of A Note

    Creating a Copy of a Note To create a copy of a note: Tap Start > Programs > Notes. Use the scroll wheel to 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 142: 17 Secure Digital (Sd) Cards

    Adding functionality to your HP iPAQ–for example, with an SD input/output (SDIO) card NOTE SD cards must be purchased separately and are not included with your HP iPAQ. To locate information about SD cards, visit Chapter 17 Secure Digital (SD) Cards...
  • Page 143: Installing A Secure Digital (Sd) Card

    Installing a Secure Digital (SD) Card To install an SD card into the SD slot on your HP iPAQ: Locate the SD slot on your HP iPAQ. Remove the protective plastic card. Insert the SD card into the SD slot and push the connection edge of the card firmly into the SD slot.
  • Page 144: Removing A Secure Digital (Sd) Card

    When the card disengages and pops up, pull it from the SD slot. NOTE HP recommends inserting the protective plastic card that came with your HP iPAQ into the SD slot when not in use. Chapter 17 Secure Digital (SD) Cards...
  • Page 145: Viewing Content Of A Secure Digital (Sd) Card

    Firmly pushed the card down into the SD slot. ● Install any drivers that came with the SD card. ● Reset your HP iPAQ by using the stylus to lightly press the Reset button. Viewing Content of a Secure Digital (SD) Card 137...
  • Page 146: 18 Tasks

    18 Tasks Creating a Task Easily create to-do tasks in the Task list. Tap Start > Programs > Tasks. Tap Menu > New Task, enter a subject for the task, and fill in information such as start and due dates. When finished, tap OK.
  • Page 147: 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. Showing Start and Due Dates in the Task List 139...
  • Page 148: 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 149: 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 150: 19 Product Specifications

    19 Product 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 > System Details. System Feature Processor...
  • Page 151 System Feature WLAN is available on rx5900 series models only. GPS Receiver GPS Antenna ● WLAN is on. ● LED off indicates Bluetooth and WLAN are off Description Integrated SiRF Star III Integrated omni-directional System Specifications 143...
  • Page 152: Physical Specifications

    Physical Specifications Width Height Depth Weight 4.74 in. 3.00 in. 0.65 in. 4.48 oz with battery Chapter 19 Product Specifications Metric 120.5 mm 76.2 mm 16.5 mm 127.0 g with battery...
  • Page 153: Operating Environment

    Operating Environment Temperature Relative Humidity Maximum Altitude 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 Operating Environment 145...
  • Page 154: 20 Regulatory Notices

    Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by HP may void the user's authority to operate the equipment. Cables To maintain compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations, connections to this device must be made with shielded cables having metallic RFI/EMI connector hoods.
  • Page 155: Declaration Of Conformity For Products Marked With The Fcc Logo (United States Only)

    Hewlett-Packard Company P. O. Box 692000, Mail Stop 510101 Houston, TX 77269-2000 or call HP at 281-514-3333 To identify your product, refer to the part, series, or model number located on the product. Canadian Notice This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.
  • Page 156 Compliance with these directives implies conformity to harmonized European standards (European Norms) that are listed in the EU Declaration of Conformity issued by HP for this product or product family. This compliance is indicated by one of the following conformity markings placed on the product.
  • Page 157: Products With 2.4-Ghz Wireless Lan Devices

    Replace only with the HP spare. CAUTION Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions. This HP iPAQ contains a lithium ion rechargeable battery. To reduce the risk of fire Battery Warning 149...
  • Page 158: Equipment Warning

    Equipment Warning WARNING! To reduce the risk of personal injury, electrical shock, fire or damage to the equipment: Plug the power cord into an AC outlet that is easily accessible at all times. Disconnect power from the equipment by unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet or unplugging the synchronization cable from the host computer.
  • Page 159: Airline Travel Notice

    Airline Travel Notice Use of electronic equipment aboard commercial aircraft is at the discretion of the airline. Airline Travel Notice 151...
  • Page 160: 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 161: Wireless Notices

    To avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna should be minimized. 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 162: Japanese Notice

    Japanese Notice Wireless LAN 802.11b Devices Wireless LAN 802.11g Devices Bluetooth Devices Chapter 20 Regulatory Notices...
  • Page 163: Taiwan Dgt Notice

    Taiwan DGT Notice Taiwan DGT Notice 155...
  • Page 164: Korean Notice

    In order to reduce the risk of hearing loss, decrease the amount of time listening to personal stereo equipment at full volume. HP recommends that you use the headset, part number 430219, manufactured by Plantronics, included with your HP iPAQ.
  • Page 165 130 sending e-mail messages 128 working with the contact list 130 country codes 57 Cracked screen protection 33 currency converter 54 customizing your HP iPAQ 26 Declaration of Conformity 147 device information 26 name 26 version 26 Index 157...
  • Page 166 45 managing GPS automatically 42 using an external antenna 43 Handwriting recognition 62 headset connector 7 help 13 HP Help and Support 13 HP Quick Launch 9 Icons Command bar 10 iPAQ Wireless 11 Navigation bar 10 Imaging attaching sounds to...
  • Page 167 38 PowerPoint Mobile 103 programs closing 25 installing 24 opening 25 removing 24 Protecting the HP iPAQ screen reducing damage risks 33 routine care 33 Quick Launch button 7 Record button 4 regional settings changing 19 registering the iPAQ 1...
  • Page 168 updating library 99 watching videos 97 Windows Media Player button 7 Windows Media Player codes 96 wireless LAN devices 153 wireless LED 7 WLAN accessing corporate networks 70 authentication 72 automatically connecting 71 configuring 802.1x authentication settings 73 connecting to an 802.11b/g WLAN 70 connecting to the Internet 70 deleting wireless networks 73...