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    PAQ P PC H3800 S OMPAQ I OCKET ERIES EFERENCE UIDE iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series Reference Guide...

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    NOTICE The information in this document is subject to change without notice. COMPAQ COMPUTER CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR TECHNICAL OR EDITORIAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS CONTAINED HEREIN; NOR FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE FURNISHING, PERFORMANCE, OR USE OF THIS MATERIAL. This document contains information protected by copyright.

  • Page 3: Locating Information

    Locating Information Topic Sources User Guide information The Interactive User Guide located on the CD-ROM for the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series Synchronizing and exchanging The Microsoft ActiveSync Help on your computer. files From the Help menu, click Microsoft ActiveSync Help Updates and detailed technical The Read Me files located in the Microsoft ActiveSync information...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Locating Information..........3 Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted .

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  • Page 6: Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted

    Getting Acquainted To use your Compaq iPAQ™ Pocket PC H3800 Series most effectively, start by learning how to • register your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC • charge your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC • navigate through the interface • enter information Because your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC uses some power to maintain files in RAM and the clock, you need to recharge the battery regularly.

  • Page 7: Front Panel, Top Panel

    Getting Acquainted If items are missing, contact Customer Support at the numbers provided in the Worldwide Telephone Numbers booklet. Know your device Front Panel Stylus: push to eject, push to lock Power Indicator: amber flash = charging; amber solid = charged; green = alarm Power Button Speaker: alarms, recordings Color Display...

  • Page 8: Register, Charge Your Compaq Ipaq Pocket Pc

    Getting Acquainted Bottom Panel Charging/Communications Port: connect to universal cradle, USB, or serial cable Unit Reset Switch: reset with stylus Expansion Pack Connector: connect to an optional Expansion Pack Register You can receive the latest information on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC, as well as special offers on Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC accessories and software, by registering with Compaq online at http://www.compaq.com/register or by completing and mailing the Register Now* card included in the shipping box.

  • Page 9: Charge With The Ac Adapter

    Getting Acquainted Charge with the AC adapter Because your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC uses some power to maintain RAM and the clock, you need to recharge the battery regularly. Keep the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC connected to the universal cradle or the AC adapter while you are at your desk. The best policy is to keep the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC connected to your computer when working at your desk and carry your AC adapter and DC adapter plug with you when traveling.

  • Page 10: Change The Backlight Settings

    Getting Acquainted Change the backlight settings You may want to change the backlight settings to conserve more battery power. 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings 2. Tap System 3. Tap Backlight 4. Select the backlight settings On the Battery Power tab, select when to use the backlight on battery power On the External Power tab, select when to use the backlight on external power On the Brightness tab, select the level of brightness for the backlight Hint: Slide the bar to the lowest level to conserve the most power...

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    Getting Acquainted I cannot keep my battery charged Always keep the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC connected to a universal cradle or AC adapter when you are not using it In the backlight settings slide the bar to the lowest level to conserve the most power I do not see the charge light blinking when my Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC is connected to the universal cradle 1.

  • Page 12: Navigate Through The Interface

    Getting Acquainted Navigate through the Interface Navigate through the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC interface in three ways: • • tap and hold • press application buttons Tap the screen with the pointed tip of your stylus to open applications and make selections. For example, tap the Start menu to see a list of applications available.

  • Page 13: Open Applications, Minimize Applications

    Getting Acquainted Open applications Most applications on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC are only two taps away from any screen. Open any application on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC from the Start menu. Hint: Open any application by assigning it to an application button 1.

  • Page 14: Close Applications, Set The Time For Home

    Getting Acquainted Close applications Applications should close automatically as you open new applications. However, if your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC is running slowly, manually close applications. 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings 2. Tap System 3. Tap Memory 4. Tap Running Programs 5.

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    Getting Acquainted 2. Tap System 3. Tap Clock 4. Tap Home 5. Tap the time-zone down arrow to select your location and time zone 6. Tap the hour, minutes, or seconds to select the time you want to adjust 7. Tap the up or down arrow to adjust the time Otherwise, move the hands of the clock with the stylus to adjust the time 8.

  • Page 16: Set The Time For A Location You Are Visiting

    Getting Acquainted Set the time for a location you are visiting Set the time for a location you are visiting. Hint: From the Today screen, tap the clock icon to set the time. 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings 2.

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    Getting Acquainted 9. Tap OK 10. Tap Yes to save your clock settings Set the date When you turn on the screen of your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC for the first time, set the date. Set the date again if •...

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    Getting Acquainted 6. Tap a day to select the date 7. Tap OK 8. Tap Yes to save your date settings Customize the application buttons By pressing an application button on the front panel, quickly open your Calendar or your Contacts or make a recording.

  • Page 19: Enter Information

    Getting Acquainted Enter Information Enter letters, symbols, and numbers on the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC screen by • tapping the Keyboard • writing with the stylus and using the Letter Recognizer to create text • writing with the stylus and using the Transcriber to create text •...

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    Getting Acquainted 4. Tap the down arrow to change the number of letters needed for suggestion 5. Tap the down arrow to change the number of words to suggest 6. Tap to de-select Suggest Words if you do not want any suggestions 7.

  • Page 21: Write With The Stylus And The Letter Recognizer, Write With The Stylus And The Transcriber

    Getting Acquainted 1. From any application, tap the up arrow next to the Input Panel button 2. Tap Keyboard to display a keyboard on the screen 3. Tap a letter, symbol, or number to enter information Write with the stylus and the Letter Recognizer Write letters, numbers, and symbols on the screen using the stylus and the Letter Recognizer.

  • Page 22: Write With The Stylus And Block Recognizer, Draw And Write On The Screen

    Getting Acquainted 3. Write anywhere on the screen 4. What you write on the screen will be converted to text Write with the stylus and Block Recognizer Write letters, numbers, and symbols using the stylus and the Block Recognizer. Create words and sentences by writing letters and numbers in specific areas.

  • Page 23: Convert Writing To Text

    Getting Acquainted 2. Tap New Otherwise, tap the Notes tab in Calendar, Contacts, or Tasks and tap the Pen icon 3. Draw and write on the screen 4. Tap the Pen icon to de-select it 5. Tap OK Convert writing to text Convert your writing to text when you write with the pen in the Notes application or from the Notes tab in •...

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    Getting Acquainted 4. Tap Tools to see a pop-up menu 5. Tap Recognize to convert writing to text If you select more than one word to convert to text and one is not recognized, all the other words will be converted to text. The unrecognized word will remain written. 6.

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    Getting Acquainted I cannot get the Letter Recognizer to type the correct letter 1. Make sure you are writing in the appropriate area (for example, ABC, abc, or 123) 2. Write letters without picking up the stylus from the screen Whenever possible, use one continuous movement to write letters I did not get the correct word conversion from writing to text.

  • Page 26: Chapter 2: Communicating, Connect To A Computer

    Communicating Your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series lets you communicate in many ways: • connect to a computer • connect to the Internet or your network • create and organize contacts • use the e-mail Inbox • record messages with the microphone •...

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    Communicating 2. Follow the instructions in the installation wizard For more help, click on the Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 Help button during installation 3. The information you selected will automatically synchronize when your installation is complete Synchronize information with your server Synchronizing allows you to share information between your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC and your server.

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    Communicating 6. Tap Settings to change the synchronization settings for your information and tap OK 7. Enter the server name 8. Tap Advanced 9. Select your network and enter your user name, password, and domain 10. Tap OK to save your connection options 11.

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    Communicating Change your synchronization settings Change your synchronization settings for Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 and • change when your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC synchronizes with your computer • change when your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC synchronizes with your server • change the type of connection from your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC to your computer (for example, serial, USB, or infrared connections) •...

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    Communicating 4. Right click the Start menu and select Explore 5. Drag and drop your files between My Pocket computer and Windows Explorer Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 converts the files so that they can be used by the Pocket Office applications if necessary Install applications on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC Install applications on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC from •...

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    Communicating CAUTION: Close all applications on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC before restoring your information. 1. Make sure your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC is connected to your computer 2. From your computer, open Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 From the Start menu, click Programs and click Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 3.

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    Communicating 9. If you are using a USB cable, make sure you are running Windows 98, ME, or 2000 and that you have installed Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 or a later version on your computer Download Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 or a later version at Microsoft’s Web site <http://www.microsoft.com/pocketpc>...

  • Page 33: Connect To The Internet Or Your Network

    Communicating 3. Disconnect all external devices 4. Take the AC adapter and DC adapter plug with you 5. Keep your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC in a protective case and take it with your carry-on luggage 6. Be careful of airport security devices 7.

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    Communicating CAUTION: Insert your modem card before trying to set up a modem connection. 1. Insert your modem card into your Single-slot or Dual-slot PC Card Expansion Pack or your CompactFlash (CF) Card Expansion Pack Most of the popular modem card drivers are included on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC, so your modem card should be recognized If your modem card is not recognized, follow your modem manufacturer’s instructions to install the modem card driver on your computer...

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    Communicating 9. If you need to enter the TCP/IP settings, tap Advanced and tap TCP/IP 10. Select Use specific IP address 11. Enter your IP address 12. Tap OK 13. Tap Next 14. Enter the phone number for your Internet Service Provider and tap Next 15.

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    Communicating 3. If you are not using a DHCP server, enter your network settings From the Start menu, tap Settings Tap the Connections tab and tap Network Adapters Tap the name of your Ethernet driver and tap Properties Tap Name Servers and enter the server information Tap OK to save the server information Tap OK to save the network settings Synchronize links to Web sites...

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    Communicating View Web sites With Pocket Internet Explorer and a connection to the Internet, view Web sites on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. Type a URL in the Address bar or select a Web site from your Favorites list. CAUTION: Web sites that use HTML 4.0, DHTML, animated GIF images, and Java applets may not work correctly in Pocket Internet Explorer.

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    Communicating Tips I cannot connect to a network 1. Make sure you have a compatible Ethernet/LAN card 2. Make sure you have a DHCP server 3. Make sure you have added the necessary server information From the Start menu, tap Settings Tap Connections and tap Network Adapters Tap the name of your Ethernet driver and tap Properties Tap Name Servers and enter the server information...

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    Communicating 8. Change the device name From the Start menu, tap Settings Tap System and tap About Tap Device ID Enter a new name for the device Tap OK I installed a driver and it is not recognized 1. Remove your card 2.

  • Page 40: Work With Contacts

    Communicating Work with Contacts Enter and view information about friends, family members, or business associates in the Contacts application. Work with your contact information and do any of the following: • create a contact • view and edit a contact •...

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    Communicating 4. Tap the down arrow next to any item and enter additional details about the item For example, tap the Name down arrow to enter the contact’s title, first, middle, and last name, and suffix Tap anywhere outside the box to stop entering details 5.

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    Communicating Categorize your contacts Categories filter the list of your contacts, which helps you easily view and edit your contact information. Hint: After you create a new category, assign a contact to that category so the category appears in the list of categories. 1.

  • Page 43: Delete A Contact

    Communicating 8. Tap the Categories field to place your contact in more categories 9. Tap additional category names to select them and tap OK to list the categories you selected in the Categories field 10. Tap OK to save the category information and return to the list of contacts Delete a contact CAUTION: If you delete a contact on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC and synchronize Contacts with your computer, you also delete the contact in Outlook on your computer.

  • Page 44: Use The Inbox

    Communicating Use the Inbox Send and receive e-mail by synchronizing your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC with your computer using Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 or connecting to the Internet or your network through an e-mail service. Use the Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 folder to send and receive e-mail through Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5.

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    Communicating 3. Tap New Service 4. Enter the required information and tap Next 5. Tap the “question mark” icon for help on each screen Create and send e-mail Hint: Create e-mail from the Today screen. If you want to create and send e-mail through an e-mail service, tap Services and select the e-mail service you want to use.

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    Communicating Attach a file 1. From the Start menu, tap Inbox 2. Tap New to write a new e-mail 3. Tap Edit 4. Tap Add Attachment to see the My Documents folder 5. Tap the file you want to attach See the file name you selected below the body of the e-mail Receive e-mail Receive e-mail by synchronizing your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC Inbox with your computer...

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    Communicating 4. If you have not set up an e-mail service, synchronize your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC with your computer From the Start menu, click Programs and click Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 Click Sync Open an e-mail 1. From the Start menu, tap Inbox 2.

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    Communicating Open a folder If you are using Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5, open the default folders or open your personal folders that you have synchronized from Outlook on your computer with Inbox on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. If you are using an e-mail service, open the default folders or open any folders that you have created.

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    Communicating 4. Tap Tools 5. Tap Manage Folders 6. Tap New to create a new folder 7. Tap Rename to rename a folder 8. Tap Remove Folder to delete a folder iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series Reference Guide...

  • Page 50: Record Voice

    Communicating Tips I cannot open e-mail in the Inbox after I restore using Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 Synchronize with Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 to link your e-mail from your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC with your computer I try to open the Inbox but receive an error or the application hangs Limit the number of e-mail services you create Record Voice Record your voice or any other sound as a note within the Calendar, Contacts, Notes, and...

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    Communicating 3. Tap the Record icon to start recording 4. Position the microphone to record your voice or other sound 5. Tap the Stop icon to finish recording You see a speaker icon Listen 1. From the Start menu, tap Notes 2.

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    Communicating Tips I want to improve the quality of the voice recording 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings 2. Tap Input 3. Tap Options 4. Tap the Voice recording format drop-down menu and select a format with a higher frequency 5.

  • Page 53: Take Notes

    Communicating 3. Tap the keyboard icon 4. Highlight the speaker icon 5. Tap the backspace key on the keyboard to delete the recording I want to adjust the volume of a recording 1. From the Start menu, tap Notes 2. Tap the speaker icon to listen to the recording 3.

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    Communicating 2. Tap New 3. Tap anywhere and enter your note 4. Tap OK to save your note and place it in the list of notes iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series Reference Guide...

  • Page 55: Chapter 3: Scheduling, Use The Today Screen

    Scheduling Your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series helps you keep track of your schedule in many ways: • see information at a glance on the Today screen • set appointments and create reminders with the Calendar • create a task list Use the Today Screen You see the Today screen when you first turn on the screen of your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC.

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    Scheduling For more information on creating these items, see the appropriate instructions for each task in this guide. For example, to create a new appointment, see Schedule an appointment and set a reminder. 1. From the Start menu, tap Today 2.

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    Scheduling 3. Enter or change the information 4. Tap OK to save changes and return to the Today screen Otherwise, tap OK and from the Start menu, tap Today to return to the Today screen Customize the appearance of the Today screen From the Today Settings screen, •...

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    Scheduling 4. Tap Items to select or reorder the information on the Today screen Tap to select an item Tap Move Up or Move Down to reorder the item; you cannot move Date Tap to select an item Tap Options to select display options for that item; you cannot select options for Date, Owner Info, or Inbox 5.

  • Page 59: Use The Calendar

    Scheduling Use the Calendar Use the Calendar to • schedule appointments • set reminders View your calendar by • agenda • • week • month • year Hint: Keep the amount of information in your appointments small to conserve memory. Hint: Press the Calendar application button to navigate quickly to Calendar.

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    Scheduling Customize the appearance of the Calendar Customize the appearance of your calendar by setting the 1st day of the week, deciding how many days in a week you want to view, showing the number of weeks and the half-hour time slots, deciding to use a large font, and deciding to set reminders for new items.

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    Scheduling 2. Tap New to schedule an appointment 3. Enter the subject Tap the down arrow to select a predefined subject If you do not enter a subject, you see No subject in the field 4. Tap any item to enter additional information For example, to schedule an All Day appointment, tap Type and tap All Day By default, a reminder of 15 minutes is set 5.

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    Scheduling 2. Tap Tools 3. Tap Options 4. Tap the Send-meeting-requests-via down arrow 5. Tap the e-mail service you want to use to send a meeting request and tap OK Otherwise, tap ActiveSync to send a meeting request through Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 6.

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    Scheduling 10. Tap OK to add the attendees 11. Tap OK to schedule the meeting Inbox automatically creates a meeting request and sends it to the attendees the next time you connect to the Internet or your network or the next time you synchronize Hint: If you make a change to the meeting information, a box asks if you want to inform the attendees about the meeting changes.

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    Scheduling 9. Tap additional category names to select them and tap OK to list the categories you selected in the Categories field 10. Tap OK to save the category information and return to the Calendar screen Delete an appointment Hint: Tap and hold an appointment and choose Delete Appointment from the pop-up menu to delete an appointment.

  • Page 65: Use Tasks

    Scheduling Use Tasks Use Tasks to • create new tasks • set a reminder for a task • delete a task • sort your task list by category, status, priority, subject, start date, and due date Create a task and set a reminder Hint: Create a task and set a reminder from the Today screen.

  • Page 66: Delete A Task

    Scheduling 4. Tap any item to enter additional information For example, tap the Sensitivity field and tap Private to make the task private 5. Tap Due to add a due date for the task 6. Tap Reminder and select Remind me 7.

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    Scheduling Customize the appearance of Tasks Customize the appearance of Tasks to use a large font, show the start and end dates, and set reminders for new items. 1. From the Start menu, tap Tasks 2. Tap Tools 3. Tap Options 4.

  • Page 68: Chapter 4: Using Software, Use Pocket Word

    Using Software With the applications on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series, be up to date and organized even away from your computer by • opening or creating new Word documents • opening or creating new Excel workbooks • viewing maps and points of interest with Pocket Streets* •...

  • Page 69: Create A New Document

    Using Software CAUTION: Pocket Word recognizes and displays documents in one folder below My Documents. For example, if you created another folder in the Personal folder in My Documents, the documents in that folder will not be shown. 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs 2.

  • Page 70: Change The Pocket Word Options

    Using Software 5. Tap OK to close and save the document The document is automatically saved as a Pocket Word Document with the first few words of your text as its name. You may want to rename it. Hint: Save important documents in the iPAQ File Store folder located in the File Explorer on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC.

  • Page 71: Find More Help For Pocket Word

    Using Software 5. Tap the Save-to down arrow to store documents in main memory or on a memory card 6. Tap the Display-in-list-view down arrow to select which types of documents to display in the list view 7. Tap OK to save the options Find more help for Pocket Word 1.

  • Page 72: Use Pocket Excel

    Using Software Use Pocket Excel Create new Excel workbooks from your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC or synchronize existing Excel workbooks from your computer to your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 converts Excel workbooks into the Pocket Excel format and changes the .xls extension to a .pxl extension.

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    Using Software 3. Tap New to create a new workbook 4. Tap OK to close and save the workbook The workbook is automatically saved as a Pocket Excel workbook named Book1. Depending on how many workbooks you have created since opening Pocket Excel, you may want to rename it Hint: Save important workbooks in the iPAQ File Store folder located in the File Explorer on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC.

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    Using Software 4. Tap the Template-for-new-workbook down arrow to select a template 5. Tap the Save-new-workbooks-to down arrow to store workbooks in main memory or on a memory card 6. Tap the Files-to-display-in-list-view down arrow to select which workbooks are displayed in the list view 7.

  • Page 75: Use Pocket Streets

    Using Software Find more help for Pocket Excel 1. From the Start menu, tap Help 2. Tap Pocket Excel Tips I cannot find the workbook I saved Pocket Excel only recognizes and displays documents in one folder below My Documents. For example, if you created another folder in the Personal folder in My Documents, the documents in that folder will not be shown.

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    Using Software Install Pocket Streets Because Pocket Streets does not come preinstalled on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC, install Pocket Streets from your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC Companion CD-ROM. Hint: You cannot install the Pocket Streets application to a memory card, but you can store extra maps on a memory card.

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    Using Software 4. Tap Tools 5. Tap Points of Interest 6. Tap to select the points of interest you want for your map 7. Tap OK to return to the map Add a pushpin Add a pushpin to a map to mark a location of interest to you. For example, add a pushpin to mark the location of your friend’s house.

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    Using Software 7. Enter a name for the pushpin and a note if you want to include more information 8. Tap OK to add the pushpin to the map Print a map Print a map stored on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. 1.

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    Using Software 10. Tap Edit 11. Tap Paste to paste the map into the document 12. Tap OK to save the document 13. Synchronize the document with your computer 14. Open the document on your computer 15. Print the document Change the Map Styles Using Map Styles, select •...

  • Page 80: Use Microsoft Reader

    Using Software Tips I cannot view the map that I created using a mapping application on my computer Create your map in a version 2001 mapping application Pocket Streets 2001 is the version available on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC Companion CD-ROM.

  • Page 81: Read An Ebook

    Using Software Delete an eBook Delete an eBook from your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC library. If your eBook is stored on your computer, you can copy it again to your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs 2.

  • Page 82: Listen To An Ebook

    Using Software 4. Tap the page number or left and right arrows to move backward and forward in the book Hint: To jump to a topic, tap a link. Links can occur throughout the text or table of contents. To return from a link, tap the title of the eBook and tap Return. Listen to an eBook Listen to an Audible eBook on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC.

  • Page 83: Annotate Your Ebook, Change The Microsoft Reader Options

    Using Software Annotate your eBook Annotate your eBook text by • creating bookmarks • highlighting words or phrases • attaching notes • creating drawings 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs 2. Tap Microsoft Reader 3. Tap the title 4. Highlight and hold the text where you want to create a bookmark, highlight, attach a note, or create a drawing 5.

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    Using Software 5. Tap Page 1 6. Select the Annotations options 7. Tap Page 2 8. Tap and drag the cursor along the ruler to adjust the font size 9. Tap Library to return to the list of eBooks Tips I have created annotations in my eBook and cannot figure out how to delete them 1.

  • Page 85: Chapter 5: Expanding Functionality With Expansion Packs

    Expanding Functionality with Expansion Packs If you would like to increase the storage and connectivity of your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series, use the optional • Single-slot or Dual-slot PC Card Expansion Pack • CompactFlash Card Expansion Pack For more information go to http://www.compaq.com or see the Accessories Information brochure.

  • Page 86: Use The Compactflash Card Expansion Pack

    Expanding Functionality with Expansion Packs Install the Single-slot or Dual-slot PC Card Expansion Pack 1. Slide the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC into the expansion pack until it snaps into place Push firmly to attach the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC connector to the expansion pack The Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC automatically recognizes the expansion pack Locate information about the Single-slot or Dual-slot PC Card Expansion Packs...

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    Expanding Functionality with Expansion Packs Install the CompactFlash Card Expansion Pack 1. Slide the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC into the expansion pack until it snaps into place Push firmly to attach the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC connector to the expansion pack The Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC automatically recognizes the expansion pack Locate information about the CompactFlash Card Expansion Packs Locate information about the CF Card Expansion Packs at...

  • Page 88: Chapter 6: Expanding Functionality With Cards, View The Content Of Memory Cards

    Expanding Functionality with Cards Use cards if you would like to expand the memory and connectivity of your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series. You can • view the content of memory cards • use the optional 802.11 card to connect wirelessly •...

  • Page 89: Use The Optional 802.11 Card To Connect Wirelessly, Use An Optional Modem Card

    Expanding Functionality with Cards Use the Optional 802.11 Card to Connect Wirelessly Use the optional 802.11 card to connect wirelessly to the Internet or to a network with your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. Install the 802.11 card 1. Install the Single-slot or Dual-slot PC Card Expansion Pack 2.

  • Page 90: Use An Optional Compactflash Card

    Expanding Functionality with Cards Locate information about modem cards Locate information about modem cards at <http://www.compaq.com/products/handhelds/pocketpc/pccardlist.shtml> Use an Optional CompactFlash Card Use an optional CompactFlash (CF) card to • create a LAN connection with a CompactFlash LAN card, which requires that your PC is configured for a network connection and has an Ethernet card and that you have an Ethernet hub or a crossover cable •...

  • Page 91: Use An Optional Secure Digital Card

    Expanding Functionality with Cards Use an Optional Secure Digital Card Use an optional Secure Digital (SD) card to increase the memory capacity of your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. CAUTION: Install the SD card only into the SD memory slot on the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. You cannot install this card into a Single-slot or Dual-slot PC Card Expansion Pack or a CompactFlash Card Expansion Pack.

  • Page 92: Chapter 7: Troubleshooting, Getting Acquainted Tips

    Troubleshooting Getting Acquainted Tips I cannot see anything on the screen 1. Make sure the screen is on Press the power button 2. Make sure the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC is connected to the AC adapter and the universal cradle Plug the AC adapter into an outlet Insert the DC adapter plug into the universal cradle Insert the AC adapter plug into the DC adapter plug...

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    Troubleshooting My Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC is not responding or an application hangs Perform a soft reset of your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC 1. Insert the stylus into the unit reset switch at the bottom of your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC 2.

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    Troubleshooting 3. Tap the Shift key 4. Tap the @ key where appropriate in an e-mail address I cannot get the Letter Recognizer to type the correct letter 1. Make sure you are writing in the appropriate area (for example, ABC, abc, or 123) 2.

  • Page 95: Communicating Tips

    Troubleshooting 4. Use the lined page 5. Write legibly and try to stay between the lines I want to change the words I typed on the Keyboard or wrote in the Letter Recognizer 1. Highlight the word(s) you typed or wrote 2.

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    Troubleshooting 9. If you are using a USB cable, make sure you are running Windows 98, ME, or 2000 and that you have installed Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 or a later version on your computer Download Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 or a later version at Microsoft’s Web site <http://www.microsoft.com/pocketpc>...

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    Troubleshooting 3. Disconnect all external devices 4. Take the AC adapter and DC adapter plug with you 5. Keep your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC in a protective case and take it with your carry-on luggage 6. Be careful of airport security devices 7.

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    Troubleshooting 3. Make sure you have added the necessary server information From the Start menu, tap Settings Tap Connections and tap Network Adapters Tap the name of your Ethernet driver and tap Properties Tap Name Servers and enter the server information Tap OK to save the server information 4.

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    Troubleshooting 8. Change the device name From the Start menu, tap Settings Tap System and tap About Tap Device ID Enter a new name for the device Tap OK I installed a driver and it is not recognized 1. Remove your card 2.

  • Page 100

    Troubleshooting I cannot open e-mail in the Inbox after I restore using Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 Synchronize with Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 to link your e-mail from your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC with your computer I try to open the Inbox but receive an error or the application hangs Limit the number of e-mail services you create I want to improve the quality of the voice recording 1.

  • Page 101: Scheduling Tips

    Troubleshooting 3. Tap the keyboard icon 4. Highlight the speaker icon 5. Tap the backspace key on the keyboard to delete the recording I want to adjust the volume of a recording 1. From the Start menu, tap Notes 2. Tap the speaker icon to listen to the recording 3.

  • Page 102: Using Software Tips

    Troubleshooting I cannot see all of my appointments Hint: The Calendar allows you to view your appointments by category. If an appointment you created is not in the selected category, you will not see it. 1. From the Start menu, tap Calendar 2.

  • Page 103: Expanding With Packs Tips, Expanding With Cards Tips

    Troubleshooting 5. Tap and hold the bookmark, note, or drawing icon or the highlighted text 6. Tap Delete or Erase from the pop-up menu Expanding with Packs Tips I cannot get my Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC to recognize the expansion pack Make sure you have firmly pushed the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC into the expansion pack Expanding with Cards Tips...

  • Page 104: Federal Communications Commission Notice

    Regulatory Notices Federal Communications Commission Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.

  • Page 105: Canadian Notice, Avis Canadien, European Union Notice, Japanese Notice

    Regulatory Notices For questions regarding this FCC declaration, contact: Compaq Computer Corporation P. O. Box 692000, Mail Stop 510101 Houston, Texas 77269-2000 Or, call (281) 514-3333 To identify this product, refer to the Part, Series, or Model number found on the product. Canadian Notice This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.

  • Page 106: Battery Warning, Airline Travel Notice, Power Cords

    Regulatory Notices Battery Warning WARNING: This computer contains an internal lithium polymer battery pack. To reduce the risk of fire or burns, do not disassemble, crush, puncture, short external contacts, or dispose of in fire or water. Replacement should only be done by a Compaq authorized service provider using the Compaq spare part for this computer.

  • Page 107: System Specifications, Physical Specifications

    Hardware Specifications System Specifications Feature Compaq iPAQ H3800 Series Processor StrongARM SA-1110 Memory 32 MB SDRAM or greater Display Color TFT, 240 x 320 pixels, 64K-color support, .24-dot pitch Backlight Multi-level brightness adjustment, light sensor for automatic adjustment of brightness level Audio Speaker, 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack...

  • Page 108: Operating Environment

    Hardware Specifications Operating Environment Metric Temperature Operating 32° to 104°F 0° to 40°C Nonopera -22° to -30° to ting 140°F 60°C Relative Operating 10 to 90% 10 to 90% Humidity Nonopera 10 to 90% 10 to 90% ting Maximum Operating 0-15,000 ft 14.7 to altitude...

  • Page 109: Routine Care, Battery Guidelines

    Routine Care and Battery Guidelines Routine Care To keep your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series in good condition and working properly, follow these guidelines: • Keep your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC away from excessive moisture and temperature extremes. Do not expose your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC to liquids or precipitation. •...

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    Routine Care and Battery Guidelines iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series Reference Guide...

  • Page 111: Index

    Index Symbols @ symbol 93 Numerics 802.11 memory card 89 AC adapter 9 ActiveSync back up Pocket PC 30 connect to computer 26, 96 copy maps 76 restore Pocket PC memory 30 application buttons customize 18 restore defaults 93 applications close 14 install 30 open 13...

  • Page 112

    to your network 33, 97 contacts 40 categorize 42 create 40 delete 43 edit 41 view 41 convert writing to text 23, 94 customer support 7, 97 customize application buttons 18 Calendar appearance 60 task appearance 67 tasks for quick entry 67 Today screen 57 date set 17...

  • Page 113

    Ethernet/LAN card 35 Excel 102 expansion cards 88 802.11 memory card 89 CompactFlash (CF) Cards 90 modem card 89 Secure Digital (SD) card 91 expansion packs 85, 103 files, move to, from computer 29 folders 48 front panel illustration 7 help 802.11memory card 89 CompactFlash Card 90...

  • Page 114

    keyboard 20, 95, 99 Letter Recognizer 21, 94, 95 link to Web sites 36 locating information 3 maps change styles 79 copy 76 install Pocket Streets 76 mark location 77 print 78 view 102 meeting request 61 memory cards 802.11 89 Secure Digital (SD) card 91 view content 88 Microsoft Reader 80...

  • Page 115

    ravel 97 realign screen 12 record notes 100 voice 50 registration 8 reminders, set 60, 65 remote connection Ethernet card 35 modem card 33 restore memory 30 screen realign 12 turn on 8, 92 Secure Digital (SD) card 91 server, synchronize 27 date 17 time, home 14 time, visiting location 16...

  • Page 116

    universal cradle 8 view appointments 102 contacts 41 date 101 maps 102 memory card content 88 points of interest 76 Web sites 37 voice recording 50, 100 Web sites synchronize links 36 view 37 Windows Explorer 29 wireless connection, 802.11 card 89 Word 68, 102 word suggestions, change options 19 write on screen 22...

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