Contents The Motorola iBoard Setting Phone’s Baud Rate Setting Up the iBoard When Using the iBoard Pass-Through Charging Using iBoard Key Shortcuts Extended Character Set Closing the iBoard Frequently Asked Questions More Information...
The Motorola iBoard The Motorola iBoard is a convenient, portable solution to typing text and commands quickly and easily into your i85s, i50sx, or i55sr phone. This compact, fully functional keyboard lets you: Type text for Phonebook and Datebook entries, and almost anywhere else you enter text into your phone.
In addition to this User’s Guide, here’s what you’ll find in this package: Motorola iBoard Carrying Case Setting Phone’s Baud Rate Before using your phone with the Motorola iBoard, ensure that the phone’s baud rate is set to 9600 or Auto: 1.
Setting Up the iBoard You can open and close the iBoard smoothly and easily without having to force the mechanism: Open iBoard Hold the folded iBoard in your hand and pull the button down to open the case. Unfold the iBoard and set it on a firm, flat surface.
Grasp the red end-grips and slide them inward to bring the iBoard sections completely together. Turn on Phone 1. Before attaching your phone to the iBoard, turn the phone on. 2. If your phone is protected by a SIM PIN, enter your SIM PIN.
Tilt the iBoard’s phone connector upward until it clicks into place. Phone Connector Attach Phone to iBoard Line up your phone with the iBoard’s phone connector and push down gently to make the connection. CAUTION: Do NOT rock the phone from side to side while attempting to attach it to the connector.
Begin Typing If you have set up the iBoard and phone correctly, you can begin typing right away. When Using the iBoard Here are important points to remember when using the Motorola iBoard: Use the iBoard on a flat, firm surface which supports the iBoard as well as the attached phone.
Pass-Through Charging You can charge your phone’s battery while the phone is attached to the Motorola iBoard: 1. Connect the accessory connector of your phone’s Travel Charger or Vehicle Power Adapter to the charger connector on the iBoard. The charger connector is located next to the iBoard’s phone connector.
Using iBoard Key Shortcuts You can perform most of your phone’s functions with the keys on the Motorola iBoard. Note: For more on your phone’s functions and features, refer to your phone’s user’s guide. Basic Function Keys Phone Action Keyboard Equivalent Accesses next Menu key...
Navigation Keys The arrow keys on the iBoard perform the function of your phone’s four-way navigation key. Phone Action Keyboard Equivalent Scroll up Up arrow key Scroll down Down arrow key Scroll right Right arrow key Scroll left Left arrow key Phone Buttons Phone Button Keyboard Equivalent...
Main Menu Options The iBoard allows you to access several main menu options with simple key commands. Note: Phonebook and Datebook are the only applications you can access using key commands without exiting to the main menu first. Main menu Keyboard Equivalent option Phonebook...
Extended Character Set The iBoard enables you to type special characters using a combination of keystrokes. These special characters are available when your phone is displaying a language other than English. For more information about your phone’s language, refer to your phone’s user’s guide.
Accent Marks To create a letter with an accent mark over it, type the keystrokes listed in the table below. Accent Description Keystrokes example á Acute accent (for single quote, letters a,e,i,o,u,y) then letter â Circumflex (for Shift and 6, then letters a,e,i,o,u) letter ä...
Other Special Characters To create other special characters, type the keystrokes listed in the table below. Character Description Keystrokes ß Sharp s, German Alt and S sz ligature æ or Æ Diphthong, AE Alt and e or ligature Alt and E ç...
Special Character Considerations When your phone is displaying a language other than English, these characters do not appear immediately when typed: single quote, double quote, tilde (~), grave accent (`), slash (/), dash (-), and circumflex (^). To make these characters appear as typed, press the space bar after typing them.
Closing the iBoard Closing the iBoard is as easy as setting it up. Detach Phone and Charger 1. Pull your phone upward to remove it from the dock. CAUTION: Do NOT rock the phone from side to side while attempting to detach it from the connector.
Lift the iBoard and push up from under the center to form a “W” and then close. Press the four corners of the case together until they click into place.
Frequently Asked Questions What should I do when I type on the iBoard and nothing happens? Check to make sure phone is on. Check to make sure you have entered your SIM PIN correctly before connecting the phone to the iBoard. Check to make sure that your phone is properly connected to the iBoard.
How do I find out what release of the iBoard software is in my phone? To view the software version on your phone: 1. If the phone’s Ready or idle screen is not displayed, press the phone’s end key e to display it. 2.
Certain characters don’t appear when I type them. Why? If your phone is displaying a language other than English, you must press the space bar after a single quote, double quote, ~, `, /, -, or ^ for the character to appear.
What happens if I remove my phone from the iBoard while pressing the iBoard’s Push-To-Talk (PTT) button? If you have a release later than Release 1 iBoard software in your phone, the PTT button is released any time the phone is removed from the iBoard. However, if you have Release 1 iBoard software in your phone, the phone will behave as if the PTT button is still being pressed after the phone is...
More Information Technical Support For technical support, please contact our iDEN Customer Care team at www.motorola.com/iden/support. Important Safety Information Read the safety information in your phone’s user’s guide before using the iBoard. Communication Regulations Information To maintain compliance with United States FCC radio frequency exposure guidelines, ensure the antenna and the radio product is kept a minimum distance of one inch (2.5 cm) from the body when transmitting.
Changes and Modifications not expressly approved by Motorola can void your authority to operate this equipment under FCC rules. DOC Class B Compliance Statement This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the interference casing equipment standard entitles, “Digital Apparatus,”...
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