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• Chapter 1 - Get started! ..........1-1 This chapter introduces the ASUS MyPal A730W Pocket PC, how to set and power it up, and basic screens that will familiarize you with its many features. • Chapter 2 - Learn the basics ........2-1 This chapter will teach you the basic functions in MyPal A730W.
This chapter gives information on using Pocket Internet Explorer, Mobile Favorites folder, and AvantGo interactive service. • Chapter 8 - Get connected ........8-1 This chapter provides the procedures for connecting to the Internet, and for transferring data using infrared (IR). ® • Chapter 9 - Bluetooth ................
Built-in microphone and speaker Camera Built-in 1.3 Megapixel resolution ASUS Camera interface program Size 117.5 mm x 72.8 mm x 16.9 mm (L x W x H) 4.63 in. x 2.87 in. x 0.66 in. (L x W x H) Weight 170 g...
Package contents Your package includes several accessories for the Pocket PC. After unpacking, check the items against the list below and make sure that they are in good condition. If any item is missing or damaged, contact your dealer or retailer immediately.
Bottom features ................ 1-6 The stylus ................. 1-7 The cradle ................1-7 Setting up MyPal ........... 1-8 Removing and replacing the back cover ........1-8 Installing and removing the battery ........1-10 Placing on the cradle ..............1-11 Connecting the AC adapter ............ 1-12 Additional storage ..........
4-way Navigation button Launch button • Power LED - blinks green when the battery is charging; steady green when the battery is fully charged and the device is connected to an AC power source. ® • Bluetooth LED - lights up blue when the Bluetooth feature is ON.
• 4-way navigation button - functions like the four arrow keys on a keyboard. This button allows you to move through the program icons, folders, or files in a menu by scrolling up or down, left or right. Get started!
Camera flash Speaker Back cover • Camera lens - allows you to focus and take a photo or video of a subject. CAUTION! DO NOT touch the camera lens! • Camera flash - provides additional light when capturing videos or images.
• Power/Backlight button - turns the device power on or off if you press the button quickly. Press and hold the button for a few seconds to turn the backlight on or off. Turning off the backlight saves battery power.
SD card slot - accommodates an SD memory card or an SDIO interface ® card (e.g. 802.11b, Bluetooth , GPS, camera, barcode scanner, etc.) • Infrared (IR) port - allows you to copy or send data to another device with an IR port. Bottom features Cradle connector / Stylus...
The cradle The cradle has four key parts. • Device connector - holds the device on the cradle, and functions as a synchronization interface. This is a 26-pin connector that matches the connector on the bottom of the device. •...
Tabs on the battery compartment NOTE At this point, the bottom edge of the battery should fit the bottom edge of the compartment. 3. Push the battery upward until you Battery contacts hear the battery latch click,...
3. Flip up the upper edge of the battery to remove it from the compartment. Placing on the cradle Position the device on the cradle as shown. Match the connectors and carefully insert the device until it fits in place. Get started!
To connect the AC adapter without the cradle: 1. Connect the power cable to the jack on the sync cable adapter. 2. Connect the 26-pin device plug of the sync cable to the 26-pin connector on the bottom of the device.
Activating MyPal You need to properly calibrate and activate your device before using it. This process ensures accurate positioning when entering text and selecting menus. To calibrate and activate your device: 1. Press the power button. Power button The Align screen appears when you turn on the device for the first time, or after performing a hard reset.
Then from the Start menu, tap Today. As shown in the sample below, the Today screen lets you see at a glance the summary of the important information for the day. Tap to set up or change network or modem connections...
Tap to open the Settings menu Tap to display the Help topics Command bar At the bottom of the screen is the Command bar. You can use the menus and buttons on the Command bar to perform tasks in programs. NOTE The menus and buttons vary depending on the programs you are using.
File Explorer to delete, copy, or beam an item. To access a pop-up menu, tap and hold the stylus on the item that you wish to perform action on. When the menu appears, lift the stylus, and tap the action that you want to execute.
Chapter 2 Learn the basics Viewing system information ........ 2-2 Entering information ..........2-3 Entering text using the Input Panel .......... 2-3 Writing on the screen ............... 2-6 Drawing on the screen ............. 2-9 Recording a message ............2-10 Finding and organizing information ....2-12 Using the Find function ............
Device Info tab. 4. Tap the Memory tab to display the device memory information. 5. Tap the Wireless LAN tab to display the wireless LAN information. 6. Tap the Others tab to display additional device information. Chapter 2...
Recognizer, Block Recognizer, or Transcriber. In either case, the characters appear as typed text on the screen. To show or hide the input panel, tap the Input Panel button. Tap the arrow next to the Input Panel button to see your options.
5. Tap Word Completion tab. 6. Make your desired changes. To use Letter Recognizer: With the Letter Recognizer, you can write letters on the screen with the stylus as you would on paper. 1. Tap the arrow next to the Input Panel button, then tap Letter Recognizer.
Notes tab in Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks, you can use the stylus to write directly on the screen. Write the way you do on paper. You can edit and format what you have written and convert the writing to text at a later time.
To edit your writing: 1. Tap and hold the stylus next to the text that you wish to select until the insertion point appears. 2. Without lifting, drag the stylus across the text to select it. If you accidentally write on the screen, tap Tools, then Undo and try again.
2. When the pop-up menu appears, tap Alternates to display a list of alternate words for the selection. 3. Tap the word that you want to use, or tap the writing at the top of the menu to return to the original writing.
Drawing on the screen You can draw on the screen in the same way that you write on the screen. The difference between writing and drawing on the screen is how you select items and how they can be edited. For example, selected drawings can be resized, while writing cannot.
Recording a message In any program where you can write or draw on the screen, you can also quickly capture thoughts, reminders, and phone numbers by recording a message. In Calendar, Tasks, and Contacts, you can include a recording in the Notes tab. In the Notes program, you can either create a standalone recording or include a recording in a written note.
5. Select your desired format then tap OK when done. NOTE Compared to other settings, the Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) provides slightly better sound quality but takes up 50 times more storage space tham Mobile Voice recordings. Learn the basics 2-11...
Finding and organizing information The Find and Help features on your device helps you quickly locate information. Using the Find function To find information: Type a word to find 1. Tap , tap Help, then tap Find. Tap to search for the word 2.
To use the File Explorer to find and organize files: 1. Tap , then tap Programs. 2. In the Program screen, tap the File Explorer icon to display the files in your device. Tap to display sort options Tap to select a sort order...
To see the available options: 1. Tap , then tap Settings to display the Settings screen. 2. Tap the Personal or System tab on the bottom of the screen. NOTE Tap and hold the slider on the right side of the screen to display other Settings icons.
To change the alarm settings: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the System tab. 2. Tap the Clock & Alarms icon, then tap the Alarm tab. 3. Make your desired settings. Tap a day of the week for the alarm...
3. Add notes to the owner information by tapping the Notes tab. 4. Key-in your desired text. 5. Tap the Options tab, then select the items that you wish to appear onscreen whenever you turn on the device. Tap OK when done.
1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the Password icon. 2 Check the box Prompt if device unused, then select the period from the available options by tapping the down arrow. 3. Select the password type, Simple 4 digit or Strong alphanumeric.
Changing the screen display orientation To change the screen display orientation: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the System tab. 2. Tap the Screen icon to show the screen options. 3. Select your desired orientation, then tap OK. Portrait orientation This setting...
Landscape orientation (right-handed) This setting Shows this screen Landscape orientation (left-handed) This setting Shows this screen 2-20 Chapter 2...
To enable the ClearType feature: 1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the System tab. 2. Tap the Screen icon to show the screen options. 3. Tap the Clear Type tab. 4. Check the Enable Clear Type box, then tap OK.
, tap Settings, then tap the Today icon. 2. Select your desired theme from the available options. Check the box Use this picture as the background, then tap Browse to select an image from your picture files. 3. Tap OK when done.
3. Tap the down arrow to display the programs that you can assign to the button. 4. Repeat steps 2 to 3 to change other button assignments. 5. Tap OK when done. To customize the speed of your Up/Down button control: 1.
Dark or Bright until you achieve your desired screen brightness. 4. Tap the Battery Power tab and customize the backlight settings when using battery power. 5. Tap the External Power tab and customize the backlight settings when using AC power.
To change the battery power settings: 1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the System tab. 3. Tap the Power icon to display the battery power status. This screen shows the detected percentages of the remaining battery power. You may not change the information on this screen.
Your device can remind you of things you have to do in several ways. For example, if you have set up an appointment in Calendar, a task with a due date, or an alarm in Clock, you will be notified in any of the following ways. •...
Audio Settings icon to display the audio settings screen. 3. Adjust the volume, balance, treble, and bass, and stereo settings by dragging the slider to the left or to the right until you achieve your desired sound output. 4. Tap OK when done. NOTE...
The Standard Mode allows for a normal CPU speed and more stable performance. Set to this mode when listening to MP3 audio files or for applications that do not require very fast CPU speed. The Power Saving Mode sets the CPU to a lower speed. This mode has a lower CPU performance but extends the battery life.
2. Tap the System tab, then tap the System Settings icon. 3. Tap the Autorun tab to display the options. 4. Tap either CF Card or SD Card from which to start to automatically run an application. 5. Tap OK when done.
1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the System tab, then tap the System Settings icon. 3. Tap the USB Host tab to display the options. 4. Enable or disable the USB host feature by selecting the appropriate box.
1. Tap , tap Settings, then tap the System tab. 2. Tap the Memory icon, then tap the Storage Card tab to display the memory information for the selected storage card. 3. If you wish to free storage card memory, delete some files from the storage card.
Using simple applications Your device includes several simple application that are useful in your day- to-day use of your device. ® NOTE The major applications that came with the Microsoft ® Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition are discussed in other chapters.
Jawbreaker The main objective of this game is to burst all jawbreakers. To do so, tap two or more jawbreakers of the same color that are connected to each other. The more jawbreakers you burst at a time, the higher your score.
2. Tap Game, then tap Options to display the Options screen. Make your desired changes, then tap OK to return to the game. 3. Tap Info, then tap Statistics to: - view your scores - set the screen orientation - reset your scores 4.
Solitaire The main objective of this game is to use all the cards in the deck to build up four suit stacks in ascending order, beginning with the aces. NOTE For details on the game rules, see the Help information on your device.
Pictures Use Pictures to view .jpg pictures stored on your device or on a storage card, send pictures to your friends, view a slideshow of your pictures, or set a picture as background on the Today screen. Refer also to the online help on your device for more information on using this feature.
5. Tap Tools, then tap Beam Picture if you wish to send the picture to another device with IR port. Tap Send via E-mail... to attach the picture to an e-mail. Tap Set as Today Wallpaper... to use the picture as your wallpaper in the Today screen.
8. Use the Crop tool to select a part of the picture and cut it. 9. Use the Zoom tool to enlarge the picture. 10. Tap Tools, then tap Save Picture As... to save your edited picture. 2-38 Chapter 2...
® Installing ActiveSync on your computer ........3-3 Synchronizing your device ........3-6 Connecting your device to a computer ........3-6 Setting up a partnership ............3-7 Checking synchronized information ......... 3-9 Manually initiating synchronization ........3-10 Synchronization options ............3-11 Installing other applications ......
MyPal. With ActiveSync, you can synchronize the information on your desktop computer with the information on your device. Synchronization compares the data on your device with your desktop computer and updates both computers with the most recent information. For example: •...
The ActiveSync program is already installed on your device. To synchronize information on your device with your computer, you must also install ActiveSync on your computer. Install ActiveSync from the Companion CD that came with your product package.
2002 and follow the screen instructions to complete the installation. 6. Click Download Connection Wizard and read the overview to see if you require the wizard. Follow the screen instructions to install the wizard on your computer. Return to the Main Menu when done.
10. Wait until the wizard finishes copying all the necessary files, and updates your system. NOTE You may connect your Pocket PC to your computer right after installing ActiveSync. Proceed to the section “Synchronizing your device” on page 3-6 for instructions.
2. Connect the 26-pin device plug of the sync cable to the 26-pin connector at the back of the cradle. 3. Connect the other end of the sync cable to a USB port on your computer. To connect your device without the cradle: 1.
A partnership is a file that allows you to synchronize your device with your desktop computer. This file is stored on your desktop computer. An additional file that enables your desktop computer to recognize your device is stored on your device.
Click OK. 4. Click Finish to complete setting a partnership. Immediately after you set up a partnership, ActiveSync starts automatically and initiates the first synchronization between your device and your computer.
Checking synchronized information After your first synchronization, take a look at Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks on your device. You will notice that the calendar information in Microsoft Outlook on your computer was copied to your device, and the information that you have on your device was copied to your computer.
Manually initiating synchronization Once you have set up ActiveSync and completed the first synchronization process, you can initiate synchronization from your device at any time. To manually initiate synchronization: 1. Tap , Programs, then tap the ActiveSync icon to display the ActiveSync screen.
Synchronization options The Microsoft ActiveSync program allows you to customize your synchronization settings at any time. You can select the items to synchronize, set the synchronization schedule, and specify the synchronization rules. To display the synchronization options: • From the ActiveSync window on your desktop computer, click on the Options icon, or •...
To set synchronization schedule: 1. Click on the Schedule tab. 2. Select your desired synchronization schedule. 3. Click OK when done. To specify synchronization rules: 1. Click on the Rules tab. 2. Select your desired settings from the available options.
Installing other applications The Companion CD packs a variety of useful applications. You may install some of the applications directly from the CD and download other available applications from the Internet. To install applications from the Companion CD: 1. Place the Companion CD into the optical drive of your computer.
7. Click Pocket PC Applications to display the entertainment programs that you can install on your device, then click Details for installation instructions. 8. Click Desktop Applications to display the entertainment programs that you can install on your computer, then click Details for installation instructions.
Photo Album ..............4-29 ASUS Launcher ..........4-30 Accessing ASUS Launcher ..........4-30 Changing the name of a default category ......4-32 Customizing an existing category ........4-33 Removing programs in a category ........4-34 Adding a category ............4-34 ASUS Backup ............
ASUS Camera The ASUS Camera is a convenient interface program that allows you to record videos with synchronized audio and capture digital images. Using the integrated playback capability and photo editing feature, this program makes creating simple videos and enhancing pictures right at your...
To view the playlist: 1. Tap on the command bar. A list of the available files appear. 2. Select a file that you wish to play by tapping on it. To change the playback settings: 1. Tap on the command bar to display the options.
To change the default folder for playlist: 1. Tap the down arrow on the Play List Folder box to change the default folder. The contents of your folder appear whenever you tap PlayList on the command bar. 2. Tap OK when done.
2. In the Photo Viewer main screen, tap the Folder button to display a list of available .jpg or .bmp files. 3. Tap on a file that you wish to display from the list. Tap the down arrow in the Folder box to find files in other locations.
(Photo Album) button to display the thumbnails of the available files in your selected folder. Thumbnail 2. Select the file (.3gp or .avi file format) that you wish to play by tapping its thumbnail twice. Tap Format on the command bar to display and select other file formats.
1. Tap on the video image to enlarge to the size of display area. 2. Tap a second time to zoom to full screen. While in full screen mode, tapping the image rotates it 45° counterclockwise. 3. From the full screen mode, keep tapping the image until it returns to the default size.
Tap to display settings screen for ASUS Camera functions playback/video image/photo image Tap to display playback, video, Tap to turn the camera flash on or off or photo statistics Photo Viewer button no function in this mode Photo Album button...
Special Color-Red, Special Color- Green Tap and hold the slider for Contrast, Brightness, and Shutter Volume to adjust to low or high. Tap the Default button any time to revert to the default settings. 3. Tap OK when done. 4-10 Chapter 4...
To change the auto shoot settings: 1. Tap on the command bar, then tap the Auto Shoot tab to display the options. 2. Make your desired changes. If you check the option Video Automatically Save, the video files you record are automatically saved to your specified storage folder.
CF card or SD card. Video Quality (KBPS) - High (384), Medium (256), Low (128) Audio Quality (KBPS) - High (12.2), Medium (7.4), Low (5.15) Resolution (Pixels) - 80*64, 160*128, 176*144, 320*240, 352*288...
Flash options: Flash Off - no flash Flash On - flash is always on NOTE Return to playback mode to play your recorded video. See section “Playback mode” on page 4-3 on how to play the video. ASUS programs 4-13...
From the left window pane, select and tap the folder where you want to save the video file. 2. If desired, tap the media file name field to change the video file name. 3. Tap and drag over the default file name to highlight.
Tap to display information on Tap to display settings screen for ASUS Camera functions playback/video image/photo image Tap to display playback, video, Tap to turn the camera flash on or off or photo statistics Photo Viewer button no function in this mode Record button...
Photo menus To view the playlist: on the command bar. A list of the available files from your default folder appears. To change the photo image settings: 1. Tap on the command bar to display the photo image options. 2. Make your desired changes.
To change the auto shoot settings: 1. Tap on the command bar, then tap the Auto Shoot tab to display the options. 2. Make your desired changes. 3. Tap OK when done. If you check the option Special Capture, the items Continuously...
640*480, 352*288, 320*240, 176*144, 160*120, 80*60 Shutter Sound - Sound 1, 2, 3, 4 Frame - (None), Frame1 to Frame 15; see below for illustration 3. Tap OK when done. To set a standard frame for your photos: 1. Tap...
Flash On - flash is always on Flash 0.5s - flash is on for 0.5 seconds NOTE You can also turn the flash on or off by pressing the Launch button of your device. See page 1-2 for the button location. ASUS programs...
To save photos: By default, the ASUS Camera saves all captured photos in the My Documents folder of the Pocket PC. A file name, which is a combination of the date the photo was taken and a number sequence, is automatically assigned to each photo.
.jpg and .bmp formats. You can display the images in either panning or full screen, and rotate them as you wish. This program also allows you to create a slide show composed of several .jpg files and displayed at continuously at intervals (in seconds) that you specified.
To open a file: 1. Tap the (Folder) button to display a list of image files. 2. Tap the image file (.jpg or .bmp format) that you wish to open. 3. Tap the again to open another file, or the (Exit) button to close the Photo Viewer application.
To display specific types of files: 1. Tap the down arrow opposite the Type box to display a list of file types. 2. Tap the file type to display a new list of files. To create a slideshow: 1. Tap the...
5. Tap the (Landscape) button or the (Portrait) button to specify the orientation of the images in your slideshow. Tapping any of the buttons shows a preview of your selected image files in either landscape or portrait orientation. Landscape orientation Portrait orientation 6.
You can even add text or caption to the image to make it more descriptive. The initial screen of the photo editor application does not show any specific file. The screen appears as shown. Display area...
2. Tap the file that you wish to open and edit. By default, the screen displays the image file that you selected, three thumbnails of other image files, activated editing buttons on the toolbars, command bar, and the zoom options box.
3. To change the file view size, tap the zoom options box, then select your desired magnification. The file appears in the size you specified. 4. To remove the thumbnails of other files and view your selected file 100%, tap Tools from the command bar then tap (uncheck) the Thumbnail View item.
5. Tap the Frame button to display the available frames that you can use. Use the slider or the left/right arrows to see other frames. 6. Tap your desired frame twice to automatically place your image in it. 7. Tap the Frame button to exit frame...
Tap to display the supported file formats Tap to display sort options To find files from other locations: 1. Tap the down arrow in the Folder box to display the folders on your device. 2. Select the folder where you wish to locate files.
ASUS Launcher This program allows you the convenience of classifying your frequently used programs, and quickly launching them with just a few taps. Accessing ASUS Launcher To access ASUS Launcher: 1. Tap , then Programs. 2. Tap ASUS Programs, then ASUS Launcher.
5. Tap Start Menu or Programs to display the default programs in them. NOTE Whatever category is selected, that category will be launched the next time you tap the ASUS Launcher icon. ASUS programs 4-31...
Changing the name of a default category To edit the name of a default category: 1. Tap Name, and select a category that you wish to rename. For example, Programs. 2. Tap Category, then Edit Title. 3. In the Edit Current Category screen, revise the name.
5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to copy other programs that you wish to launch often. 6. When done, tap Copy To then Launch to return to the launch mode. NOTE The option Copy To copies the program icon to your specified destination but still keeps it in the original category.
Adding a category To add a new category: 1. Tap Category, then Add. A new category is automatically added. 2. Tap Name to see the updated list of categories. 3. If you wish to rename the new category, see page 4-30 for instructions.
ASUS Backup The ASUS Backup utility lets you back up your system files and/or data contained in the main system memory. Unlike the ASUS SmartKeeper automatic backup feature that backs up the entire system status (system and data) into one backup file, this utility allows you to manually create separate backup files for your system files and data files.
3. Tap All Data button to back up all data on your device. NOTE You need to insert a CF memory card or an SD card if you wish to save your backup file into a removable storage device; otherwise, you can save the backup file into the Flash Disk.
6. The screen shows the status of the backup process. When done, a message appears indicating that the backup is complete, and shows the total size of the backed up files. In case the program fails to back up any items, it will show the items on the screen. 7. Tap OK.
4. Type a name for your backup file and the folder where you wish to place it. You may opt not to specify a folder. 5. Check the boxes opposite the items that you wish to back up, or tap Select All to select all listed items.
, then tap Programs. NOTE If you saved your backup file into an SD card or CF card, you need to insert that SD card or CF card into the SD/CF slot when restoring data. Otherwise, you will receive the message “No storage devices are found!”...
Tapping Cancel returns you to the previous screen. 3. Tap the Restore tab. 4. Select the backup file name (tap the arrow to list down other backup files, if any). 5. Check the boxes opposite the items that you wish to restore, or tap Select All to select all listed items.
ASUS SmartKeeper The ASUS SmartKeeper is an automatic backup feature that prompts you to backup the current system status in a CF card or SD card whenever the remaining battery power reaches a certain level. With the automatic option, the backup process is done whether the device is ON or OFF as long as a CF card, or an SD card, is present in its slot.
7. Tap OK. NOTE To verify if the CF card, or the SD card, is usable for system backup, perform a Manual backup first. See the section “To use manual backup” on page 4-44. How automatic backup works SmartKeeper is capable of performing the automatic backup process whether your device is in use (ON) or in suspension (OFF).
Tap No if you do not wish to back up the system status at this time. NOTE Make sure that either a CF card or an SD card is in the respective slot. If you tap Yes without any card, an error message appears, indicating that your selected backup destination is not ready.
OFF mode: 1. SmartKeeper wakes up the system to back up the system status. 2. SmartKeeper checks if a CF card or an SD card is ready in the slot. 3. If found, SmartKeeper backs up the current system status to ASUSBKUP.SAV file in the CF card or SD card.
CF card/ power low status and tried to back up the system status at SD card is not enough to back up 2004/06/14, 10:21:27 AM. Backup the current system status failed! Insufficient space in the CF card (or SD card).
To restore the system status: 1. Tap , then tap Settings. 2. Tap the System tab on the bottom of the Settings screen. 3. Tap the SmartKeeper icon, then the Manual tab. 4. Tap the Restore system button to restore the saved system status from the CF card or SD card.
Notes ..............5-10 Creating notes .................5-11 Messaging ............5-12 Synchronizing e-mail messages ..........5-12 Connecting directly to an e-mail server ........5-13 Reading messages in Inbox ........... 5-15 Composing messages ............5-16 Managing e-mail messages and folders ........ 5-20 ®...
® Microsoft Pocket Outlook includes Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Notes, and Messaging. You can use these programs individually or together. For example, you can use an e-mail address stored in Contacts to address e-mail messages in Messaging. ® Using ActiveSync , you can synchronize information in Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange on your desktop computer with your device.
5. Enter other desired information. You will need to hide the input panel to see all available fields. 6. To add notes, tap the Notes tab. You can enter text, draw, or create a recording. For more information on creating notes, see the section “Notes”...
Tap to change details of the appointment Creating meeting requests You can use Calendar to set up meetings with users of Outlook and Pocket Outlook. The meeting request will be created automatically and sent either when you synchronize Inbox or when you connect to your e-mail server.
Contacts maintains a list of your friends and colleagues so that you can easily find the information you look for, whether you are at home or on the road. Using the infrared port (IR) on the device, you can quickly share Contacts information with other device users.
Finding a contact There are four ways to find a contact. 1. In the contact list, enter a contact name in the box under the navigation bar. To show all contacts again, clear text from the box or tap the button to the right of the box.
Tasks Use Tasks to keep track of what you have to do. Tap to select the category of tasks you want to display Tap to select a sort order of the task list Indicates high priority Tap to display or edit...
5. To assign the task to a category, tap Categories and select a category from the list. On the task list, you can display tasks by category. 6. To add notes, tap the Notes tab. You can enter text, draw, or create a recording. For more information on creating notes, see the section “Notes”...
Notes. You can create a written note or a recording. You can also include a recording in a note. If a note is open when you create the recording, it will be included in the note as an icon. If the note is displayed, it will be created as a standalone recording.
, then tap Notes. 2. Tap New to display a blank note. 3. Create your note by writing, drawing, typing, or recording. For more information about using the input panel, writing and drawing on the screen, and creating recordings, see Chapter 2.
Messages are copied from the mail folders of Exchange or Outlook on your desktop computer to the ActiveSync folder in Inbox on your device. By default, you will receive messages from the past five days only and the first 100 lines of each message.
You need to set up a remote connection to a network or an ISP, and a connection to your e-mail server. For more information, see Chapter 8.
When you connect to your e-mail server or synchronize with your desktop computer, by default, you will receive messages from the last five days only, the first 100 lines of each new messages, and file attachments of less than 100KB in size. The original messages remain on the e-mail server or your desktop computer.
Reading messages in Inbox The messages you receive appear in your Inbox folder. By default, the most recently received messages appear on top of the list. Unread messages appear in boldface. Tap to select the service, and the folder that you wish to display...
Tap to display the e-mail address book Tap to select a preset message 2. In the To field, enter the e-mail address of your recipient. You may either type the e-mail address or select a name from the Contacts list by tapping the Address Book button.
Contacts list. All the names in the Contacts list with e-mail addresses appear in the e-mail address book. 3. Compose your message. 4. Tap Send when you have finished the message. ® Microsoft Pocket Outlook 5-17...
To edit or add preset messages: 1. Tap Tools from the command bar to display the menu. 2. Tap Edit My Text... to display a list of preset messages. 3. Select a message to change. Select a blank line from the bottom of the list, then type your customized message.
If you are working offline, the message is moved to the Outbox folder and will be sent the next time you connect. If you do not wish to send the message immediately, tap OK after composing the message to save it to the Drafts folder.
If you use SMS, messages are stored in the Inbox folder. • If you use POP3 and you move e-mail messages to a folder you created, the link is broken between the messages on the device and their copies on the mail server. The next time you connect, the mail server will see that the messages are missing from the device Inbox and delete them from the server.
Pocket Word ............6-2 Creating Pocket Word documents ........... 6-2 Saving Pocket Word documents ..........6-3 Opening an existing Pocket Word document ......6-5 Modes of entering information ..........6-6 Pocket Excel ............6-9 Creating Pocket Excel documents ......... 6-10 Opening an existing Pocket Excel document ......6-11...
The companion programs consist of Microsoft Pocket Word, Microsoft Pocket Excel, MSN Messenger, and Windows Media™ Player for Pocket To switch to a companion program on your device, tap Programs on the menu, then tap the program that you wish to open. Pocket Word Pocket Word works with Microsoft Word on your desktop computer to give you easy access to copies of your documents.
To save a Pocket Word document: When you have finished editing your document, tap OK. The document is saved using the first line as file name if you did not specify a file name. For example, if your first line in the document has the words Bits-n-Pieces, these words appear in your Word documents list.
5. Tap the down arrow in the Type field to select a file format. 6. Tap the down arrow in the Location field to indicate the location of your saved file, either in the main memory of your device, or in a storage card, if available.
Opening an existing Pocket Word document Pocket Word contains a list of the files stored on your device. Tap a file in the list to open. To delete, make copies of, and send files, tap and hold a file in the list, then select the appropriate action on the pop-up menu.
You can enter information in Pocket Word in one of four modes (typing, writing, drawing, or recording), which are displayed on the View menu. Each mode has its own toolbar that you can show or hide by tapping the Show/Hide Toolbar button on the command bar.
Writing mode In writing mode, use your stylus to write directly on the screen. Ruled lines are displayed as a guide, and the zoom magnification is greater than in typing mode to allow you to write more easily. For more information on writing and selecting writing, see Chapter 2.
In drawing mode, use your stylus to draw on the screen. Gridlines appear as guides. When you lift your stylus off the screen after ther first stroke, you will see a drawing box indicating the boundaries of the drawing. Every subsequent stroke within or touching the drawing box becomes part of the drawing.
Use Pocket Excel to create workbooks, such as expense reports and mileage logs. Pocket Excel contains a list of the files stored on your device. Tap a file in the list to open. To delete, make copies of, and send files, tap and hold a file in the list, then select the appropriate action on the pop-up menu.
To create a new Excel document: 1. Tap , tap Programs, tap Pocket Excel. 2. Tap New to display a blank document. If you selected a template for new documents in the Options dialog box, that template appears with the appropriate text and formatting already provided.
To save an Excel document: When you have finished editing your document, tap OK. By default, your document is saved as Book1 as file name. You can change the file name to one that is more descriptive of your document.
You can save the document you create or edit in a variety of formats. 6. Tap the down arrow in the Location field to indicate the location of your saved file, e.g. main memory, flash disk, or storage card, if available.
Securing your Excel document If your workbook contains sensitive or confidental information, you can protect it with a password. To set a password for your workbook: 1. Open the workbook. 2. Tap Tools from the command bar, then tap Password... to display the password setting screen.
To use MSN Messenger: You must have a Microsoft Passport™ account or a Microsoft Exchange e-mail account. You must have a Passport to use the MSN Messenger Service. If you ® have a Hotmail or MSN account, you already have a Passport. Once you have obtained either a Microsoft Passport or Microsoft Exchange account, you are ready to set up your account.
Simply tap the Tap here to sign in area. 2. In the sign-in screen, enter your e-mail address and password. Tap Sign In. NOTE If you already use MSN Messenger on your desktop computer, your contacts will show up on your device. 6-16 Chapter 6...
To see others online without being seen, tap My Status in the Tools menu and select Appear Offline. If you block a contact, you will appear offline but will remain on the blocked contact’s list. To unblock a contact, tap and hold the contact, then tap Unblock on the pop-up menu.
Tap a contact name to open a chat window. Enter your message in the text entry area at the bottom of the screen, or tap My Text to enter a preset message, then tap Send. To invite another contact to a multi-user chat, tap Invite in the Tools menu, then tap the contact that you want to invite.
Use Microsoft Windows Media Player for Pocket PC to play digital audio and video files that are stored on your device or on a network. To switch to Windows Media Player for Pocket PC, tap , then tap Windows Media.
Changing View settings ............7-3 Browsing the Internet ............7-3 AvantGo Channels..........7-4 Mobile Favorites folder ........7-5 Favorite links ..............7-5 Mobile Favorites ..............7-5 Viewing mobile favorites and channels ......7-7 Adding/Deleting mobile favorites and folders ..... 7-8 Pocket Internet Explorer...
• Connect to an Internet service provider (ISP) or network and browse the Web. To do this, you need to create the connection first. See Chapter 8 for information on creating a connection. When connected to an ISP or network, you can also download files and programs from the Internet or intranet.
Connections. See Chapter 8 for details. 2. Do one of the following to connect and start browsing: • Tap the Favorites button, then tap the favorite that you wish to view. • Tap View, then Address Bar. Enter the Web address that you want to visit then tap Go.
AvantGo Channels AvantGo is a free interactive service that gives you access to personalized content and thousands of popular Web sites. You subscribe to AvantGo channels directly from your device. Then, synchronize your device and desktop computer, or connect to the Internet to download the content.
Unless you mark the favorite link as a mobile favorite, only the link will be downloaded to your device, and you will need to connect to your ISP or network to view the content. For more information on synchronization, see ActiveSync Help on the desktop computer.
Internet Explorer are downloaded to your device. NOTE If you did not specify an update schedule in step 3, you will need to manually download content to keep the information updated on your desktop computer and device. Before synchronizing with your device, in Internet Explorer on your desktop computer, click Tools then Synchronize.
Limit the number of downloaded linked pages. In Interner Explorer on your desktop computer, right-click the mobile favorite you want to change, then click Properties. In the Download tab, specify 0 or 1 for the number of linked pages you want to download.
2. Tap the Add/Delete button to display the Favorites screen. 3. Tap the Add... button to show the Add Favorite screen. 4. Type a name for the favorite that you wish to add in the Name field.
2. Tap the Add/Delete button to display the Favorites screen. 3. Tap the New Folder button. 4. Type a name for the folder that you wish to create. 5. Tap Add to return to the Favorites screen, which now shows the folder that you added.
Network. My ISP settings are used to connect to the Internet, and My Work Network settings can be used to connect to any private network, such as a corporate network you use at work. Simply fill in the settings and get ready to start connecting. For more information, see the sections “Connect to the Internet”...
Obtain the following information from your ISP or network administrator: telephone number, user name, password, domain name, and TCP/IP settings. If your device does not have access to a mobile phone network, insert a modem card. 1. Tap > Settings > Connections tab > Connections.
If you are connected to your ISP or private network during synchronization, your mobile device should download the proper proxy settings from your PC. If these settings are not on your PC or need to be changed, ask your ISP or network administrator for the proxy server name, server type, port, type of Socks protocol used, and your user name and password.
Web page. Your device automatically starts connecting. If you use your network card with two networks, such as a private network at work and one at home for the Internet, you need to change the network to which the network card connects.
2. Tap > Settings > Connections tab > Connections > Tasks tab. 3. Tap Edit my proxy server. If a proxy server has not been set up, tap Set up my proxy server. 4. In Programs that automatically connect to the Internet should connect using, tap New and enter a name for the ISP connection.
9. Create a modem connection. See section “Set up connections.” If necessary, set dialing rules. See section “Use dialing rules.” 10. If your device does not have a connection to a mobile phone network, insert a modem card. Use dialing rules Additional numbers may need to be dialed depending on your given location when connecting.
To set the beam options: 1. Tap , then Settings. 2. Tap the Connections tab. 3. Tap the Beam icon to display the Settings screen. 4. By default, your device detects incoming infrared (IR) beams and prompts you to accept them. If you do...
Your device automatically looks for another device using infrared. Tap Cancel if you wish to abort the command. 2. If your device did not find a sending device through the IR port, a message appears informing you of such. Tap Close to return to the previous screen.
Sending infrared beams To send a file via infrared beam: 1. Tap and hold a file to beam, then tap Beam File... from the pop-up menu. 2. Align the IR ports of the devices so that they are unobstructed and within a close range.
Chapter 9 ® Bluetooth ® Introducing Bluetooth ..............Bluetooth for Windows CE (BTW-CE) ........9-2 Bluetooth icon ................9-2 Bluetooth settings ..........9-3 General ..................9-3 Accessibility ................9-3 File Transfer ................9-4 Information Exchange .............. 9-4 Serial Port ................9-4 Personal Network Server ............
Bluetooth capabilities can exchange information over a distance of about 10 meters (30 feet) without requiring a physical connection. Unlike infrared, you do not need to line up the devices to beam information with Bluetooth. The devices only need to be within a range of about 10 meters.
File Transfer Allows you to customize the settings for file transfers, and set the highest level directory on your device that remote devices can access. Refer to section “Remote device services” for more information. Information Exchange Allows you to customize the service settings, and set the default business card.
CE (BTW-CE) information including the release version, copyright notice, website address, technical support email, and the Advanced button. The Advanced buttons contains the version information about the individual software modules that make up BTW-CE. The information on this screen is not configurable. ® Bluetooth...
Bluetooth menu. 2. Tap Bluetooth Manager. The My Shortcuts screen displays a list of pre-configured connections, if any. Tap New > Connect to connect to other devices via Bluetooth. The Active Connections screen displays the active incoming and outgoing connections.
Bluetooth connection wizard The Bluetooth connection wizard helps you set up connections with remote Bluetooth devices. To launch the Bluetooth connection wizard: 1. Tap from the Bluetooth Manager command bar. The Bluetooth Connection Wizard screen appears. 2. Select a type of connection that you wish set up.
To launch the Business Card Exchange screen: 1. Tap from the Bluetooth Manager command bar. 2. Select the action that you wish to make. NOTE From this screen, tap the link Select the business card to go to the Information Exchange settings. Chapter 9...
Remote device services Wireless serial port Using a Bluetooth serial port is equivalent to using a physical cable serial port connection between two devices. As with a physical connection, you have to configure the application that will use the serial port.
Area code (if dialing outside the default area code setting) • Phone number to be dialed 6. Tap OK. 7. Enter the required information on the succeeding screens to complete the connection process. 8. When the connection is active, open a web browser from the device. 9-10 Chapter 9...
FTP root directory and sub-directories of the remote device. The Bluetooth File Explorer also allows you to set a folder in your device for receiving inbound files. You may configure this folder for each of your connection shortcuts. See the section “To set a local folder” on page 8-13.
Type - default and only option is “All Files (*.*) A list of files in the selected folder - tap a file that you wish to send Cancel button - abort the Send a File... operation 2.
To set a local folder for incoming files: 1. From the Tools menu, tap Set Local Folder. 2. Use the drop-down menu at the top of the screen to go to your desired folder. 3. Tap OK to return to the main screen of Bluetooth File Explorer. You will see the Local Folder field is updated to reflect the new folder selection.
Send via Bluetooth You can conveniently send your Pocket Outlook contacts, calendar items, and tasks individually or collectively to the remote device via Bluetooth. To send data via Bluetooth: 1. Tap , then either Contacts, Calendar, or Tasks. 2. Highlight an item that you wish to send to the remote device.
1. From the Pocket Outlook Contacts screen, tap and hold a contact and select Dial via Bluetooth. 2. If your device is paired with more than one cell phone, or if a phone is not yet selected, tap the phone icon next to Select a phone, and choose the phone that you wish to use.
Bluetooth Personal Area Network A Bluetooth personal area network is a private, temporary, ad-hoc network of up to eight (8) devices. A Bluetooth personal area network allows you to easily exchange information that normally requires a TCP/IP network. Most chat utilities, multi-player games, etc. are fully functional in a Bluetooth personal area network environment.
3. Select the host of the personal network, then tap Next to establish a connection to the personal area network. If you are asked to enter the IP network settings, select Use server-assigned IP address, then tap OK. ®...
11 Mbps to an access point (Infrastructure mode) or to another wireless device (Ad-hoc mode). Accessing the Wi-Fi feature The Wi-Fi icon on your Today screen allows you easy access to the Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) feature on your device. Tapping the icon displays a menu that allows you to: •...
2. Tap on an available wireless LAN, then make your desired changes as necessary. If the wireless LAN you want to connect to is not on the list, tap Add New... Refer to the suceeding sections for details on how to add new wireless LANs.
Adding a wireless network If the device fails to auto-detect the wireless network you want to connect, you can add the network provided you know the wireless network settings. Inquire the wireless network settings with your network administrator before your proceed.
2. Tap Add New... from the wireless networks field. 3. Use the input panel to key-in the Network name. 4. Select The Internet or Work network you wish to connect to through the wireless network. 5. If you want to connect to another...
Tap the wireless network to connect. Network association To associate with one of the detected wireless networks: 1. Tap and hold on a wireless network, then tap Connect from the pop-up menu. NOTE Another way to connect to a wireless network is to tap the network entry twice.
AP and search for a better link with another AP. The re-scanning process may take several seconds. See the next page for a description of each Wi-Fi information displayed in the Wi-Fi Status tab. ® Using Wi-Fi...
BSSID This field shows the Basic Service Set ID (BSSID) to which the wireless device is connected. In ESS mode, this is the MAC address of the access point to which your device is connected. BSS Mode This field tells you whether the device is connected to an access point (Infrastructure mode) or to another wireless device (Ad-hoc mode).
Access Point with disabled Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption an Access Point with enabled WEP encryption an Access Point with disabled WEP encryption and MyPal is currently connected to this network an Access Point with enabled WEP encryption and MyPal is currently...
BSSID This column shows the Media Access Control (MAC) address of the access point, or the Basic Service Set ID (BSSID) in an ad-hoc mode. IP Info When connected to a wireless network, the Wi-Fi Information window opens the...
About This page displays the Wi-Fi utility and driver version information of your Wi-Fi device. For updated product information, technical support, and downloads, visit the ASUS web site at http://www.asus.com. ® Using Wi-Fi 10-11...
Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and 2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.