Nextbook NEXT2 User Manual

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Safety Precautions
Do not subject the device to severe impact or drop it from heights.
Do not use the device in extreme hot or cold, dusty or damp conditions. Do not
expose it to direct sunlight.
Avoid using the device near strong magnetic fields.
Keep the device away from water and other liquids. In the event that water or
other liquids enter the device, power off the product immediately and clean the
Do not use chemicals to clean the device in order to avoid corrosion. Clean it
with a dry cloth.
We are not responsible for damage or lost data caused by malfunction, misuse,
modification of the device or battery replacement.
Do not attempt to disassemble, repair or modify the product. This will invalidate
the warranty.
If the device will not be used for an extended period of time, please charge the
battery at least once per month to maintain battery life.
Charge the battery if:
a) The battery level icon displays
b) The device powers off automatically when restarted.
c) There is no response when pressing keys with keys unlocked and battery
When the device is being formatted or transferring a file, do not interrupt the
connection. Otherwise, data may be corrupted of lost.
When the device is used as a portable HD, please use only per the instructions.
Otherwise, permanent data loss could occur.
Please use and install data using the attachments/accessories provided andonly
according to the manufacturer's instruction.
Please refer to the information on the bottom of the device for electrical and
safety information before installing data or operating the device.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this device to rain or
moisture. The device should not be exposed to dripping or splashing. Never
place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the device.
There is danger of explosion if the battery is replaced incorrectly. Replace only
with the same or equivalent type.
The battery (battery or batteries or battery pack) should not be exposed to
excessive heat such as sunlight, fire or the like.
Please follow responsible procedures for battery disposal.
If the power adapteris disconnected from the device, the device will remain
(An empty battery)


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    Safety Precautions Do not subject the device to severe impact or drop it from heights. Do not use the device in extreme hot or cold, dusty or damp conditions. Do not expose it to direct sunlight. Avoid using the device near strong magnetic fields. Keep the device away from water and other liquids.

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    operable as long as the battery has sufficient charge. The power adaptor is a CLASS II apparatus with double insulation, and no external ground is provided. Safety symbol explanation: The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of non-insulated “dangerous voltage”...

  • Page 3: Listening Cautions

    Listening Cautions Do not listen to your earphones or headphones at a high volume. Hearing experts advise against continuous extended play. Excessive volume through earphones and headphones can cause hearing loss. If you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce volume or discontinue use. Do not use while operating a motorized vehicle.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Content Safety Precautions... 1 Listening Cautions ... 3 Introduction ... 5 Feature Summary ... 5 Accessories ... 5 Buttons & Ports ... 6 Charging Battery ... 7 Installing Memory Card ... 7 Transferring Files ... 7 Turning On/Off ... 8 Home Screen...

  • Page 5: Introduction, Feature Summary, Accessories

    This device can give you an amazing e-book reading experience – allowing you to store a large number of e-books in this device. Furthermore, this latest generation of small, powerful, highly portable device combines many advanced features - Wi-Fi connectivity, music player, movie player, photo viewer etc. in a convenient, pocket-sized solution for your life on-the-go.

  • Page 6: Buttons & Ports

    Buttons & Ports Front View Bottom View Power-IN port – connects to any standard electric source through the provided AC adaptor. SD Card Slot – accommodates any standard SD memory card. Earphone Port – connects to stereo earphones (not provided with the unit.) USB Port –...

  • Page 7: Charging Battery, Installing Memory Card, Transferring Files

    Charging Battery The device has a built-in rechargeable battery. No extra battery installation is required. Just charge the device when it indicates low battery. To charge the battery, plug the AC adaptor to any standard wall outlet and the DC-IN port of the device. It takes about 3 hours to fully charge the battery. Note: a.

  • Page 8: Turning On/off

    (5) Disconnect the device from the PC safely. a) Left-click the icon at the right bottom corner of the computer desktop. b) Click the pop-up mini-window message of “Stop the USB Mass Storage Device – Drive (X).” c) Disconnect the device from the computer. Note: The pre-installed applications and Android OS occupies a considerable part of capacity –...

  • Page 9: Home Screen

    Indications c d e f Weather Forecast Setting You can choose cities worldwide for weather forecast data. In the Home Screen, tap the city name to display the city selection screen. Locate the city by selecting the state where the city is and then select the city. Or, input the city name directly.

  • Page 10: Using The Touch Screen, Reading E-books

    Using the Touch Screen This device is equipped with a touch-screen. Following are a few tips on how to use the touch screen. Main Touch Screen Actions In many applications, you can go back one level in the interface by tapping on the Back icon (at the top right corner of the screen).

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    Tapping on the Left Arrow titles. Note: a. Make sure your e-book format is supported by the device. Supported formats are PDF , EPUB, TXT and FB2. b. Covers for PDF and FB2 e-books are displayed as covers defaulted by the device since PDF/FB2 files generally have no cover data.

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    Start Reading To start reading an e-book, tap “Continue Read..” Page Up/Down When you are reading the e-book, you can slide your finger on the screen left and right OR press the PREVIOUS/NEXT buttons on the device to page up or down. Increase Font Size (1) When you are reading, tap the Menu icon (2) Tap “Zoom In”...

  • Page 13: Access Online E-book Store

    Access Online E-book Store The NEXTBOOK has an online e-book store pre-installed – Borders access large numbers of e-books and buy e-books online. Make sure your NEXTBOOK has connected to the Internet before accessing Borders...

  • Page 14: Access Internet

    Note: Some applications might not work on the device due to the screen resolution or system incompatibility, which is normal. You can surf the Internet with your slim NEXTBOOK. First, you need to configure a Wi-Fi network. For this procedure to work, you need to be in a Wi-Fi zone that will allow you to connect to it.

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    then tap the WI-FI icon (2) Tap the “Wi-Fi” setting to turn the Wi-Fi on if it is off. (3) Select “Wi-Fi settings,,” this device will scan automatically for available Wi-Fi networks and display them. The list of available networks shows all the wireless networks in range of your device.

  • Page 16: Advanced Connection, Using The Virtual Keyboard

    Advanced Connection To manually scan for available Wi-Fi networks, (1) In the “Wi-Fi settings” screen, tap the Menu icon (2) If the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to does not appear in the list, scroll down the screen, then tap “Add a Wi-Fi network.” Enter the required settings, then tap “Save.”...

  • Page 17: Web Browser Menu Items

    or down (be careful not to tap a linkuntil you are ready!). To open a link, simply tap it. You can open several web pages at a time, view them all at once on the screen, and then tap one of them to view it in full screen. To go back to the previous page that you browsed, tap the Back icon To display the available menu items, tap the Menu icon To go back directly to the Home screen, tap the Home icon...

  • Page 18: Playing Music

    In the Home Screen, tap the Application Tab the “Music” icon to enter the music player mode. Music Library You should enter the music library once you start the music player. The Music Library shows your music files sorted by categories (Artist, Album, Genre, etc.) if your music files contain these song information tags.

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    Enter Play Interface Return Search for Tracks You can search for tracks in the internal memory or memory card by inputting a few key words. (1) In the music library, tap the Directory Browsing icon (2) Choose the memory where you want to search for tracks. (3) Tap the Search icon (4) Tap to start searching.

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    To play the previous/next song, tap You can tap the progression bar to go directly to a different location in the song. You can also drag the cursor in the progression bar to another location in the song. The volume bar To define the equalizer mode manually, tap every frequency band to adjust the frequency level.

  • Page 21: Playing Video

    (1) In the Music Library, tap the Playlist icon (2) Tap the icon beside the playlist that you want to delete, and then the playlist will be deleted. Note: You cannot delete the Recently Played playlist since a track is playing. Playing a Playlist (1) In the Music Library, tap the Playlist icon (2) Tap a playlist to open it.

  • Page 22: Viewing Photos

    Tapping on the screen can display or hide the floating control bar. Tap the icon to pause/resume the video. Tap “ ” to display the menu items. Tap the progression bar to go directly to a different location in the video. You can also use your finger to drag the cursor in the progression bar to another location in the video.

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    Photo Thumbnails The first screen of the Photo mode shows all the photos and subfolders located in this device or memory card in thumbnails. To view a photo, tap its thumbnail to open it. If a photo is in a subfolder, open the subfolder and you will see your photo thumbnail.

  • Page 24: File Explorer

    The file browser gives you the ability to navigate the file system of the device’s internal memory and memory card. Tap the Application Tab applications, and then select “Explorer” to enter the file explorer mode. Navigate through Files and Folders You can drag your finger up and down to scroll the file list up and down.

  • Page 25: Delete Files And Folders

    Home Go to the Home Screen. LevelUp Go back one level in the directory. Multi Select more than one file. Editor Copy, delete, move, paste or rename the file or folder. Back Go back one level in the interface. Next Go forward one level in the interface.

  • Page 26: E-mail

    This device has an E-mail application pre-installed. You can send or receive e-mails from the Internet at any time with this device. Make sure you have an Internet connection before using the email service. Tap the Application Tab to launch the email application. You should enter the inbox if you have set up an email account.

  • Page 27: Manage Third-party Applications

    Add another Account Following these steps to add another account if you want. (1) Launch the email application and then tap the Menu icon item. Choose “Accounts” to display accounts. (2) Tap the Menu icon (3) Follow the steps of setting up a Email Account to add an account. Delete an Email Account (1) When you are in the email box, tap the Menu icon (2) Tap “Accounts”...

  • Page 28: System Settings

    (1) In the Home Screen, tap the Application Tab to display all applications. (2) Tap the application library icon to enter the library. (3) Choose an application and then download it to your NEXTBOOK. Install Applications You can install applications manually following these steps: (1) Download the installation file to your computer.

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    this option. When it is possible, you can use your finger to scroll the screen up and down to reveal settings that you don’t initially see. When you have finished adjusting your settings, tap the Back icon to the list of settings, or tap the Home icon Your settings are saved instantly.

  • Page 30: Troubleshooting, Specifications, Reset Device

    Touch-screen Problems If the touch-screen is not responding properly, try using the “Touch-Screen Calibration” settings screen. NEXTBOOK Configurations Based on ARM926EJ (dual-core) Main CPU frequency: 600MHz Auxiliary CPU Frequency(DSP digital command control) :550MHz...

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    System Requirements Operation Windows2000/XP/Vista/windows 7and MAC OS 10.4 or above System USB Interface USB2.0 High speed Features Output Port 3.5mm earphone port, built-in speakers E-book Format EPUB, PDF, TXT, FB2 MP3 (MPEG1/2/2.5 Audio Layer 1/2/3); WMA (Version 4,4.1,7,8,9) WAV (MS-ADPCM,IMA-ADPCM,PCM) APE (Version 3.95,3.97,3.98,3.99,normal and fast except high and Audio extra high)

  • Page 32: Fcc Statement

    Max. 6Mbps (MPEG4, XVID, DIVX4/5/6); Video Bit rate Max. 2.5Mbps (H.264, Real video 8/9/10); Max. 2Mbps (Sorenson H.263). Photo JPEG (Baseline) (Max.8000*8000), GIF(Static) (Max.1000*1000) Resolution Network Connection Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) Media Battery About 5 Hours Charge Time About 10 hours of music playback; Battery Life About 6 hours of video playback;...

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    energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:...

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    Other names of systems and products mentioned in these instructions are usually the registered trademarks or trademarks of the manufacturers who developed the system or product concerned. The to identify registered trademarks and trademarks in these instructions. This manual was correct and complete at the time of printing. However, new specifications and updates can occur at any time without prior notice.

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