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Document Part Number: 281984-001
September 2002

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  • Page 1 Pocket PC h5400 series Document Part Number: 281984-001 September 2002...
  • Page 2 The warranties for HP products are set forth in the express limited warranty statements accompanying such products. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Universal Cradle ......1–9 Register the hp iPAQ Pocket PC ....1–10 Set Up Your hp iPAQ Pocket PC.
  • Page 4 Contents Customize Settings......2–11 Set the Time for Home ..... . 2–11 Set the Time for a Location You Are Visiting .
  • Page 5 Contents Work with Profiles ......3–4 Create Profiles without Security ....3–4 Create Profiles with Security.
  • Page 6 Contents Set Accessibility Properties ..... . 4–11 Enter a Device Name......4–11 Allow Others to Locate My Device.
  • Page 7 Contents 5 Using the Fingerprint Reader Learn to Enroll a Fingerprint ..... . 5–1 Work with Fingerprints ......5–5 Enroll a Fingerprint .
  • Page 8 Contents Connect to the Internet or Your Network ... . 6–8 Use a Modem Card ......6–8 Synchronize Links .
  • Page 9 Contents Change the Calendar View ....8–7 Customize the Calendar Appearance... . . 8–8 Schedule Appointments.
  • Page 10 Contents Play a Playlist ......9–23 Play Video ....... . 9–23 Use Pocket Internet Explorer .
  • Page 11 Contents A Regulatory Notices Federal Communications Commission Notice..A–1 Modifications....... A–2 Cables .
  • Page 12: Getting Started

    Getting Started Congratulations on purchasing an HP iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 Series. This Reference Guide will help you set up your Pocket PC and familiarize you with how it works. Reference Guide 1–1...
  • Page 13: What Is In The Box

    What is in the Box? If items are missing, contact Customer Support at the numbers provided in the Worldwide Telephone Numbers booklet. The product ships with: HP iPAQ Pocket PC Slim Removable Battery Protective Cover Pack Universal Cradle for either Universal Serial Bus (USB) or serial...
  • Page 14 • Microsoft® Outlook® 2000 • Microsoft® ActiveSync® software • Bonus software and applications • HP documentation including the HP iPAQ Pocket PC Reference Guide and eBook in select languages on CD The physical appearance of the Universal Cradle may vary slightly depending on the actual model purchased.
  • Page 15: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front Panel Front Panel Components Speaker: Alarms, voice, music Power Indicator: amber flash = charging amber solid = charged green flash = alarm, calendar, event Stylus: Push to eject, push to lock Power Button: Turn unit on and off Color Display: High contrast color screen Inbox Button: Access your Inbox for sending and receiving e-mail iTask Button: Open, close, and switch between applications, run...
  • Page 16 Getting Started Front Panel Components (Continued) Microphone: Record your voice or other sounds Calendar Button: Schedule appointments, set reminders, or view your calendar Contacts Button: Display a list of your contacts from the category you < select Volume: Up/Down/Mute Voice and Record Light Sensor: Automatically adjusts the backlight when selected >...
  • Page 17: Top Panel

    Getting Started Top Panel Top Panel Components Antenna: Transmits and receives signals Stylus: Push to eject, push to lock Infrared/Universal Remote: Beams information to/from other infrared-enabled devices Secure Digital I/O (SDIO) Expansion Slot: Supports Secure Digital (SD) storage and expansion cards 1–6 Reference Guide...
  • Page 18: Bottom Panel

    Getting Started Bottom Panel Bottom Panel Components 3.5 mm Stereo/Microphone Headphone Jack: Connect your headphone or headset or earpiece Charging/Communications Port: Connect to universal cradle, synchronization cable, or charging adapter Reset Button: Resets your iPAQ Pocket PC Expansion Pack Connector: Connect to an optional Expansion Pack Microphone: Record your voice or other sounds Reference Guide 1–7...
  • Page 19: Back Panel

    Getting Started Back Panel Back Panel Components Slim Removable Battery: Removable/rechargeable battery Battery Latch: Slide up to remove the battery Product Label: Needed for service and product-related questions 1–8 Reference Guide...
  • Page 20: Universal Cradle

    Getting Started Universal Cradle Universal Cradle Components Stabilizers: Stabilizes (1) the iPAQ Pocket PC when cradled without an Expansion Pack Release Button: Releases (2) the stabilizers from the locked position Reference Guide 1–9...
  • Page 21: Register The Hp Ipaq Pocket Pc

    Set Up Your hp iPAQ Pocket PC To begin using your HP iPAQ Pocket PC: 1. Locate the removable battery. 2. Insert the tabs 1 on the bottom of the battery into the slots on the iPAQ Pocket PC.
  • Page 22 Getting Started 5. Locate the reset hole on the bottom panel of your Pocket PC. Insert the stylus into the hole and push inward on the stylus to perform a normal reset. Your iPAQ Pocket PC will automatically power on. 6.
  • Page 23: Establish A Partnership With A Pc

    Outlook. Your first synchronization process automatically begins when you finish using the ActiveSync Setup Wizard. To install ActiveSync: 1. Insert the HP iPAQ Pocket PC Companion CD into your computer. 2. Click Start Here. 3. Install Microsoft Outlook, if necessary.
  • Page 24 Getting Started 5. Follow the instructions on the HP iPAQ Pocket PC Companion CD until you reach the screen shown then continue with Step 6 below. 6. Insert the AC Adapter plug into an electrical outlet. Connect the AC connector to the universal cradle.
  • Page 25 Getting Started 7. If you have not already done so, connect either the (a) serial or the (b) USB connector (NOT BOTH) on the universal cradle to the port on the back or front of your personal computer. ✎ Connect either the serial or the USB connector. Do not connect both connectors at the same time.
  • Page 26 Getting Started 8. Slide the bottom of your iPAQ Pocket PC into the universal cradle until the connector is fully inserted. ✎ ActiveSync will automatically detect the Pocket PC connection. 9. Continue to follow the ActiveSync instructions to establish a partnership.
  • Page 27: For More Product Information

    Wireless LAN Wireless LAN Special Features Guide in the box and Chapter 3: HP iPAQ Pocket PC Reference Guide on CD Bluetooth Bluetooth Special Features Guide in the box and Chapter 4: HP iPAQ Pocket PC...
  • Page 28 /pocketpc 2002 software Programs that are already The HP iPAQ Pocket PC Companion CD and Help on your HP iPAQ Pocket PC. on your HP iPAQ Pocket PC Tap Start, then Help. Connecting your HP iPAQ This Getting Started guide, the...
  • Page 29: Troubleshooting And Support Information

    ActiveSync Help. Last-minute updates and The Read Me files, located in the detailed technical Microsoft ActiveSync folder on the information HP iPAQ Pocket PC Companion CD. Support for your HP iPAQ http://www.hp.com/support Pocket PC /pocketpc Safety Information Important Safety Information in the box.
  • Page 30: Getting Acquainted

    Getting Acquainted To use your HP iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 Series most effectively, start by learning how to: ■ Enter information ■ Customize settings ■ Manage your iPAQ Pocket PC ■ Manage the battery ■ Work with applications Enter Information...
  • Page 31: Change Word Suggestion Options

    Getting Acquainted You can tap the keyboard or write with the Letter Recognizer, Transcriber, or Block Recognizer in any application.You can use the stylus to draw and write on the screen in the Notes application and from any Notes tab in the Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks applications.
  • Page 32 Getting Acquainted 4. Determine how many letters you want to type before a suggestion is made, then tap the down arrow associated with letters. 5. Determine how many words you want suggested, then tap the down arrow associated with words. 6.
  • Page 33: Type With The On-Screen Keyboard

    Getting Acquainted Type with the On-Screen Keyboard You can enter typed text directly on the screen by tapping letters, numbers, and symbols on the keyboard. To type with the keyboard: 1. From any application, tap the up arrow next to the Input Panel icon.
  • Page 34 Getting Acquainted 3. Tap a letter, symbol, or number to enter information. ✎ Shift To see the symbols, tap the key. 4. Tap OK. Reference Guide 2–5...
  • Page 35: Write With The Stylus And The Letter Recognizer

    Getting Acquainted Write with the Stylus and the Letter Recognizer You can write letters, numbers, and symbols on the screen using the stylus and the Letter Recognizer. You create words and sentences by writing in upper case (ABC), lower case (abc), and symbols (123) in specific areas.
  • Page 36 Getting Acquainted 3. Write a letter or symbol between the dashed line and baseline. a. Write a letter between the hatch marks labeled ABC to display in upper case. b. Write a letter between the hatch marks labeled abc to display in lower case.
  • Page 37: Write With The Stylus And The Transcriber

    Getting Acquainted Write with the Stylus and the Transcriber You can write words, letters, numbers, and symbols anywhere on the screen using the stylus and Transcriber. To write with the stylus and transcriber: 1. From any application, tap the up arrow next to the Input Panel button.
  • Page 38: Draw And Write On The Screen

    Getting Acquainted Draw and Write on the Screen Use the stylus as a pen to draw and write on the screen in the Notes application or from the Notes tab in Calendar, Contacts, or Tasks. To draw and write on the screen: 1.
  • Page 39: Convert Writing To Text

    Getting Acquainted 4. Tap the Pen icon. 5. Tap OK. Convert Writing to Text Convert your writing to text when you write with the stylus in the Notes application or from the Notes tab in: ■ Calendar ■ Contacts ■ Tasks To convert writing to text: 1.
  • Page 40: Customize Settings

    Getting Acquainted Customize Settings You can navigate through the 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 41 Getting Acquainted To set the time for home: 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings. 2. Tap System, then Clock. ✎ By default, the time on the host computer is synchronized with the iPAQ Pocket PC each time the 2 devices connect using ActiveSync.
  • Page 42: 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. ✎ From the Today screen, tap the Clock icon to set the time. To set the time for visiting location: 1.
  • Page 43: Set The Date

    Getting Acquainted Set the Date You must set the date again if: ■ The battery discharges completely ■ You perform a full reset of your iPAQ Pocket PC ✎ You can set the date from the Today screen. Tap the Clock icon to set the date.
  • Page 44: Change The Backlight Settings

    Getting Acquainted Change the Backlight Settings You can change the backlight settings to match your environment or to conserve battery power. ✎ The backlight settings on your iPAQ Pocket PC are synchronized with the settings on your personal computer when they connect using ActiveSync.
  • Page 45: Manage Your Ipaq Pocket Pc

    Getting Acquainted Changing the Backlight Settings On the... Select when to use the... Battery Power tab Backlight on battery power. External Power tab Backlight on external power. Brightness tab • Appropriate level of brightness. Slide the bar to the lowest level to conserve the most power.
  • Page 46: Back Up Information

    Getting Acquainted Back Up Information You can back up information to the personal computer, the iPAQ File Store, and storage cards using: ■ iPAQ Backup ■ Active Sync Use iPAQ Backup iPAQ Backup protects your data from hardware failures, loss of battery power, and accidental deletions.
  • Page 47 Getting Acquainted Back up Files, Registry, and Databases You can back up files, registry, and databases. A backup file can be saved to any media (for example, storage card or hard drive) that you would use for storing any other file. To back up files, registry, and databases: 1.
  • Page 48 Getting Acquainted 5. Enter a name and saving location for the back up data, then tap OK. 6. Tap Options... to set backup options. Reference Guide 2–19...
  • Page 49 Getting Acquainted 7. Select whether to: a. Compress and/or encrypt data b. Exclude files from the backup Selecting Back Up Options If you select... Then... Compress Data The backup file will be smaller, but the process will take longer. Encrypt Data The backup file (*.pbf) will be encrypted.
  • Page 50 Getting Acquainted 8. Tap OK. 9. Tap the Backup... button. 10. Tap the Start button. Restore Back Up Files, Registry, and Databases 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2. Tap iPAQ Backup. 3. Tap the Restore tab. Reference Guide 2–21...
  • Page 51 Getting Acquainted 4. Tap the … button in the File field. 5. Select a file that you have backed up. 2–22 Reference Guide...
  • Page 52 Getting Acquainted 6. Select the data you want to restore from the tree view. 7. Tap Options... to set restore options. ✎ It is recommended that you close all applications prior to restoring files. 8. Tap OK. 9. Tap the Restore button. 10.
  • Page 53 Getting Acquainted 3. Tap the Options... button. 4. Tap the Schedule button. 2–24 Reference Guide...
  • Page 54 Getting Acquainted 5. Tap the check box Enable Scheduled Start Up. 6. Select 1 of the Frequency radio buttons. Selecting a Frequency for Backup If you select... Then the backup will... Once (default) Begin at a designated future time and date. Daily Occur at the same time each day.
  • Page 55 Getting Acquainted Back Up/Restore Using Active Sync You should back up information to your computer regularly to help reduce the chance of losing information. Close all applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC before restoring your information. WARNING: Restoring your information replaces the current Å...
  • Page 56 Getting Acquainted 4. Click the Backup or Restore tab, then select your options. 5. Click Backup Now or Restore Now. Save to a SD or CompactFlash Card 1. Insert SD or CompactFlash card. 2. Open file you want to save. 3.
  • Page 57: Use The Ipaq File Store

    Getting Acquainted Use the iPAQ File Store You can install applications and save files to the iPAQ File Store folder. The iPAQ File Store is accessed from the File Explorer on your iPAQ Pocket PC. Applications and files stored in the iPAQ File Store are held in ROM and are saved if you perform a full reset of your iPAQ Pocket PC or if the battery discharges completely.
  • Page 58: Perform A Full Reset

    Getting Acquainted Perform a Full Reset A full reset is sometimes referred to as a “hard reset.” You should perform a full reset when you want to clear all settings, programs, and data from RAM. A full reset will de-activate the battery. The power button will not function until the battery is reactivated.
  • Page 59: Perform A Normal Reset

    Getting Acquainted 3. Hold all buttons until the displayed image begins to fade (approximately four seconds). 4. Release the application buttons and stylus. ✎ You can verify a full reset by pressing the power button. If the iPAQ Pocket PC has been fully reset, it will not turn on. 5.
  • Page 60: Align The Screen

    Getting Acquainted Align the Screen When you turn on the screen of your iPAQ Pocket PC for the first time, you are guided through the alignment process. Realign your screen if: ■ The iPAQ Pocket PC does not respond accurately to your taps ■...
  • Page 61: Manage The Battery

    Getting Acquainted 7. Follow the on-screen instructions. 8. Tap Finish to exit. 9. Tap Yes to save a test log file to the My Documents folder. 10. Tap OK to exit. Manage the Battery To use your battery power effectively, you need to know how to: ■...
  • Page 62: Automatically Monitor The Battery

    Getting Acquainted Automatically Monitor the Battery You can automatically monitor the state of the battery and be notified when the battery falls below a specified threshold. You can then elect to: ■ Dismiss which cancels the notification and battery monitoring service ■...
  • Page 63 Getting Acquainted 4. Tap the Schedule button. 5. Select Enable Battery Monitor. 6. Select a Threshold (%) value. ✎ The Threshold (%) value must be between 90% and 10%. 7. Tap OK. 2–34 Reference Guide...
  • Page 64: Manually Monitor The Battery

    Getting Acquainted Manually Monitor the Battery You can manually monitor the battery power. 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings. 2. Tap System, then Power. 3. Tap OK. Charge the Battery Because your iPAQ Pocket PC uses some power to maintain files in RAM and the clock, you need to recharge the battery regularly.
  • Page 65: Charge With The Ac Adapter

    Getting Acquainted Charge with the Universal Cradle You can charge your iPAQ Pocket PC with it docked in the universal cradle. Use the universal cradle to recharge the battery of an optional expansion pack, if you have purchased one. To charge with the universal cradle: 1.
  • Page 66 When traveling, you can purchase an adapter that works in your car’s cigarette lighter or a 12-volt power outlet. CAUTION: Use only HP recommended AC adapters. Ä To charge with the AC Adapter: 1. Plug the AC Adapter into an electrical outlet.
  • Page 67: Adjust The Standby Setting

    Getting Acquainted CAUTION: Incorrectly inserting the charging adapter plug into the Ä connector on the bottom of the iPAQ Pocket PC can damage the connector pins. To avoid damage to the connector pins when removing the charging adapter from the bottom of the iPAQ Pocket PC, push the release buttons located on each side of the adapter and pull.
  • Page 68: Change The Battery Pack

    Getting Acquainted 3. Tap the Standby tab. 4. Drag the pointer to adjust the standby period. Change the Battery Pack If the main battery for your iPAQ Pocket PC is removed, your device will not operate even if you try to use AC power. You can change the battery without losing the data.
  • Page 69: Work With Applications

    Getting Acquainted Work with Applications You can open, minimize, and close applications. Open Applications Most applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC are only 2 taps away from any screen. Open any application on your iPAQ Pocket PC from the Start menu. CAUTION: If an application has been added to the Start menu, it Ä...
  • Page 70: Minimize Applications

    Getting Acquainted Minimize Applications From the application you would like to minimize, tap the X in the top right corner. Close Applications Applications may close automatically as you open new applications. This will depend on the amount of RAM being used. If your iPAQ Pocket PC is running slowly, you can manually close applications.
  • Page 71 Getting Acquainted 3. Tap the Running Programs tab. 4. Tap Stop All or select a particular application, then tap Stop. ✎ You can close active programs using iTask. 2–42 Reference Guide...
  • Page 72: Install Applications

    Getting Acquainted Install Applications You can install applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC from your: ■ Computer by using Microsoft ActiveSync ■ iPAQ Pocket PC if the application file has a .cab extension ■ iPAQ Pocket PC or your computer by copying an application file that has an .exe or .cef extension When installing applications, look for the correct version for the iPAQ Pocket PC.
  • Page 73 Getting Acquainted 3. Tap the button you want to change. 4. Tap the button-assignment down arrow. 5. Tap an application. 6. Tap OK. 2–44 Reference Guide...
  • Page 74: View Images

    Getting Acquainted View Images You can use the iPAQ Image Viewer to view images with BMP, JPEG, and GIF file extensions. Using the Image Viewer, you can: ■ Create a slide show of images ■ Sort and rotate images ■ Adjust the timing between images in a show ■...
  • Page 75 Getting Acquainted View Image Information You can view the image size and type, date taken and modified, color, and file size of an image. To view image information: 1. Locate an image (see section “Locate an Image”). 2. Tap image to select it. 3.
  • Page 76 Getting Acquainted Create a Slide Show You can put images together to create a slide show and control display options like: ■ Orientation ■ Zoom ■ Image Quality ■ Transition Effect ■ Timing To create a slide show: 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2.
  • Page 77 Getting Acquainted Save a Slide Show You can save the show settings and use them again. To save a slide show: 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2. Tap iPAQ Image Viewer. 3. Create slide show (see section “Create a Slide Show”). 4.
  • Page 78 Getting Acquainted Open a Slide Show You can view the settings for a saved slide show. To open a slide show: 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2. Tap Image Viewer. 3. Tap File, then Open Show Settings..4. Select the show setting. Reference Guide 2–49...
  • Page 79 Getting Acquainted Sort Image Files You can sort images in the show. To sort image files: 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2. Tap iPAQ Image Viewer. 3. Tap Edit, then Sort Images. 4. Select sort order. You can sort by ascending or descending Name, Type, Size, or Date.
  • Page 80 Getting Acquainted View Slide Show 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2. Tap Image Viewer. 3. Create (see section “Create a Slide Show”) or open existing slide show (see section “Open a Slide Show”). Show, 4. Tap then View Show. 5.
  • Page 81: Using The Wireless Lan

    Using the Wireless LAN Your HP iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 Series can connect to an 802.11b Wireless LAN (WLAN) or connect directly to other WLAN-enabled devices. Learn the Terms It is recommended that you become familiar with the following terms as you begin to use WLAN technology.
  • Page 82: Get Acquainted

    Using the Wireless LAN Term Definition Hot spots Public or private areas where there is a wireless access point available. SSID This is the acronym for the service set identifier. This identification number uses a maximum number of 32 characters and is case sensitive.
  • Page 83: Power On The Wlan

    Using the Wireless LAN Power ON the WLAN 1. From the Start menu, tap the iPAQ Wireless folder. 2. Tap the Wireless Control icon to power ON the WLAN. 3. Tap the WLAN button to power on the WLAN. The iPAQ Pocket PC has an LED indicator that illuminates to reflect the WLAN connection status.
  • Page 84: Work With Profiles

    Using the Wireless LAN Work with Profiles You must create profiles with or without security to use on your WLAN. You can view existing profiles to: ■ Select for use ■ Edit connection information ■ Delete the profile ■ View connection status Create Profiles without Security 1.
  • Page 85 Using the Wireless LAN 2. Tap Setup. 3. Tap the New button. Reference Guide 3–5...
  • Page 86 Using the Wireless LAN 4. Enter the profile information. Field Name Information Profile Name Enter a name for your profile. SSID This is the service set identifier (SSID) and the default is “blank” when connecting to an infrastructure network. This allows you to connect to any available access point.
  • Page 87: Create Profiles With Security

    Using the Wireless LAN 7. If you selected “Use specific IP address,” you must enter information in all remaining fields. ✎ Please contact your network administrator or your service provider for this information. 8. Tap Finish. Create Profiles with Security You can use encryption to increase security to prevent data theft.
  • Page 88: Close The Wlan Application

    Using the Wireless LAN 5. Enter valid keys. ✎ The encryption key is case sensitive. Valid values for hexadecimal keys are “0–9 and A–F.” Valid values for alphanumeric keys are “0–9, a–z, and A–Z.” The length of the key depends on whether a 64 bit (uses 5 alphanumeric or 10 hexadecimal values) or 128 bit (uses 13 alphanumeric or 26 hexadecimal values) wireless encryption mode was selected.
  • Page 89: Edit An Existing Profile

    Using the Wireless LAN Edit an Existing Profile 1. Tap the iPAQ WLAN icon in the lower right corner of the Today screen. 2. Tap Setup. 3. Select an existing profile from the Profile down arrow list to edit. 4. Tap the Edit button. 5.
  • Page 90: Monitor Signal Strength And Status

    Using the Wireless LAN Monitor Signal Strength and Status You can monitor the signal strength and status of your connection by viewing the: ■ WLAN icon on the Today screen ■ Signal strength indicator on the iPAQ WLAN screen ■ Signal strength indicator in the Status option View WLAN Signal Strength You can view the WLAN signal strength between your...
  • Page 91: Locate And Link To Access Points

    Using the Wireless LAN Locate and Link to Access Points You can search for access points within your coverage area and establish a link, once located. Search for Access Points 1. Tap the iPAQ WLAN icon in the lower right corner of the Today screen, then tap Setup.
  • Page 92: Use The Microsoft Connection Manager

    Using the Wireless LAN Use the Microsoft Connection Manager The Microsoft Connection Manager can manage the network connectivity settings for your: ■ Home, office, modem, or network connections ■ Remote access service (RAS) ■ Virtual private network (VPN) ■ Proxy settings ✎...
  • Page 93: Recommended Uses

    Using the Wireless LAN Recommended Uses This product emits radio frequency energy, but the radiated output power of this device is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the device should be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact with the antenna during normal operation is minimized.
  • Page 94 Using the Wireless LAN Country Channels Supported Australia 1-13 Hong Kong 1-13 India 1-13 Indonesia 1-13 Japan 1-14 Korea 1-13 Malaysia 1-13 New Zealand 1-13 1-13 Philippines 1-13 Singapore 1-13 Taiwan 1-13 Thailand 1-13 Vietnam 1-13 Austria 1-13 Belgium 1-13 Bulgaria 1-13 Cyprus...
  • Page 95 Using the Wireless LAN Country Channels Supported Greece 1-13 Hungary 1-13 Iceland 1-13 Ireland 1-13 Israel Italy 1-13 Liechtenstein 1-13 Luxembourg 1-13 Netherlands 1-13 Norway 1-13 Poland 1-13 Portugal 1-13 Russia 1-13 Slovak Republic 1-13 Slovenia 1-13 South Africa 1-13 Spain 1-13 Sweden...
  • Page 96: Using Bluetooth

    Using Bluetooth Your HP iPAQ Pocket PC is equipped with built-in Bluetooth technology that allows short-range connections and provides fast, reliable, and secure wireless communication. With Bluetooth, you can perform the following tasks between two Bluetooth devices, within range, without a physical connection: ■...
  • Page 97: Get Acquainted With Bluetooth

    Using Bluetooth Use of dial-up networks and WLANs may require separately purchased additional hardware and compatible equipment, in addition to a standard WLAN infrastructure and a separately purchased service contract. ✎ Use of dial-up and wireless Internet, e-mail, corporate networks, and other wireless communications, such as Bluetooth-enabled devices, may require separately purchased additional hardware and other compatible equipment, in addition to a standard...
  • Page 98: Understand Terms

    Using Bluetooth Understand Terms There are several terms used throughout this booklet. The Term... Means... Authentication The user must verify a numeric passkey before a connection or activity can be completed. Authorization The user must approve a connection or activity before it can be completed. Bluetooth neighborhood A collection of Bluetooth devices.
  • Page 99: Review Supported Services

    Using Bluetooth Review Supported Services The functions that Bluetooth supports are called services. You can only communicate with Bluetooth devices that support the following services: ■ Serial Port (COM port) ■ LAN Access ■ Dial-up Networking ■ Information Exchange ■ File Transfer ■...
  • Page 100: Work With Bluetooth Settings

    Using Bluetooth Work with Bluetooth Settings You can open Bluetooth Settings by tapping on the Bluetooth icon in lower-right corner of the Today screen. When the Bluetooth icon is blue, Bluetooth is active. When the icon is grayed with a red X, Bluetooth is inactive. From the tabs in Bluetooth Settings, you can: ■...
  • Page 101: Open Bluetooth Settings

    Using Bluetooth Open Bluetooth Settings From the Today screen, tap the Bluetooth icon. Turn ON Bluetooth You can apply or remove power to the Bluetooth hardware from Bluetooth Settings. ✎ To preserve battery power, it is recommended that you enable (turn on) Bluetooth only when using it.
  • Page 102: Work With The Bluetooth Manager

    Using Bluetooth Work with the Bluetooth Manager Using the Bluetooth Manager, you can: ■ Establish connections ■ Display shortcuts ■ Exchange business cards ■ Control the on-screen display The first screen that displays is My Shortcuts. Open the Bluetooth Manager 1.
  • Page 103: Locate And Select A Device

    Using Bluetooth Locate and Select a Device Several tasks require you to locate a device and connect to it. When you are required to locate a device, the Bluetooth browser automatically assists by searching for other Bluetooth devices. Once you locate a device, tap it to select. You will be returned to the previous window.
  • Page 104: Activate A Profile

    Using Bluetooth 3. Tap the New button. 4. Enter a descriptive name. 5. Select an existing profile to use as a template. 6. Tap OK. Activate a Profile You need to activate a new profile. To activate a profile: 1. Create a profile. 2.
  • Page 105: Rename A Profile

    Using Bluetooth Rename a Profile 1. From the Today screen, tap the Bluetooth icon. 2. From the General tab, tap the Profile icon. 3. Select a profile from the Add/Delete Profiles list. 4. Tap the Rename button. 5. Enter a new descriptive name. 6.
  • Page 106: Set Accessibility Properties

    Using Bluetooth 3. Select a profile from the Add/Delete Profiles list or create a new one. 4. Tap OK. 5. Set up your iPAQ Pocket PC. You should specify the desired connection, sharing, and security settings in all Bluetooth Settings tabs. 6.
  • Page 107: Allow Others To Locate My Device

    Using Bluetooth Allow Others to Locate My Device You can allow other devices to search and locate your iPAQ Pocket PC. ✎ If another remote device has your device’s address, that device may be able to locate and connect to you even though you did not select for your device to be discovered.
  • Page 108 Using Bluetooth 5. Tap the Lookup icon. 6. Tap a device. 7. Enter a password in the Passkey field. 8. Tap OK. 9. Enter the same passkey into the other device. ✎ Some devices, such as mobile phones, need to be placed in a mode to accept a bond from another device.
  • Page 109: Unpair Devices

    Using Bluetooth Unpair Devices You can remove the paired relationship between devices. 1. From the Today screen, tap Start. 2. Tap iPAQ Wireless, then Bluetooth Manager. 3. Tap Tools, then Paired devices. 4. Tap a device name. 5. Tap Remove. 6.
  • Page 110: Enable Bluetooth Services

    Using Bluetooth Allow Paired Devices to Connect Paired devices share and exchange an internally generated Link Key prior to each connection. The Link Key is derived from a unique Bluetooth device address, a random number, and user-defined password. This feature allows only devices that you trust to connect to your iPAQ Pocket PC.
  • Page 111 Using Bluetooth Automatically Enable Services You can allow devices to connect without any authorization. When Bluetooth is on, it is ready for connections. To automatically enable services: 1. From the Today screen, tap the Bluetooth icon. 2. Tap the tab for the service you want to enable: File Transfer, Information Exchange, Serial Port, Dial-up Networking, Audio Gateway, or Personal Network Server.
  • Page 112 Using Bluetooth Require a Passkey or Bond to Access Services To establish a connection, the other device must have a passkey or an established bond for added security. You can add data encryption to this type of security. A passkey is a code you enter to authenticate connections requested by other devices.
  • Page 113: Set Shared Folder

    Using Bluetooth Set Shared Folder You can determine the folder that other devices can access when they connect to your iPAQ Pocket PC. To set a shared folder: 1. From the Today screen, tap the Bluetooth icon. 2. Tap the File Transfer tab. 3.
  • Page 114: Select Business Card Information

    Using Bluetooth Select Business Card Information Two Bluetooth devices can exchange business card information electronically. You can determine the information about you that is sent to another device upon request. This information comes from the Contacts list in Pocket Outlook. The default selection is “None.”...
  • Page 115: Connect To Other Devices

    Using Bluetooth Connect to Other Devices You can use ActiveSync, serial and dial-up connections to communicate with other Bluetooth devices. You can establish a partnership with a cell phone and set up the Bluetooth services it offers. Identify the Communications Port You can identify the virtual COM ports used to create a serial port connection.
  • Page 116: Establish A Serial Connection

    Using Bluetooth 4. Tap “ActiveSync via Bluetooth,” then tap Next. 5. Follow the connection wizard instructions. Establish a Serial Connection You can use the wireless Bluetooth serial port connection just like you would a physical serial cable connection. You must configure the application that will use the connection to the correct serial port.
  • Page 117: Use Dial-Up Networking

    Using Bluetooth To establish a serial connection: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start. 2. Tap iPAQ Wireless, then Bluetooth Manager. 3. Tap New, then Connect. 4. Tap “Explore a Bluetooth device,” then tap Next. 5. Follow the connection wizard instructions. Use Dial-Up Networking When using dial-up networking, the remote device providing the dial-up networking service, and the remote computer to which...
  • Page 118: Establish A Cell Phone Partnership

    Using Bluetooth Use Dial-Up Networking Connect to a device that provides telephone access. 1. From the Today screen, tap Start. 2. Tap iPAQ Wireless, then Bluetooth Manager. 3. Tap New, then Connect. 4. Tap “Connect to the Internet,” then tap Next. 5.
  • Page 119 Using Bluetooth 3. Tap New, then Connect. 4. Tap “Partner with a cell phone,” then tap Next. 5. Follow the connection wizard instructions. 4–24 Reference Guide...
  • Page 120: Work With Files

    Using Bluetooth Work with Files You can exchange information with a connected device. You can use the Bluetooth File Explorer to: ■ Navigate through the directories ■ View files and folders ■ Create new folders ■ Send and receive files from a remote device ■...
  • Page 121: Create A Folder On A Remote Device

    Using Bluetooth Create a Folder on a Remote Device 1. Tap and hold a file transfer shortcut icon, then tap Connect. 2. Navigate to the location you want for the new folder. 3. Tap File, then Create a folder. 4. Enter a folder name while New Folder is highlighted, then tap Enter.
  • Page 122: Send Information Via Bluetooth

    Using Bluetooth Send Information via Bluetooth In Pocket Outlook, you can send contacts, calendar information, and tasks to a remote device using Bluetooth. To send information using Bluetooth: 1. Open the Calendar, Contacts, or Tasks application from the Start menu or tap Start, then Programs. 2.
  • Page 123: Use Business Cards

    Using Bluetooth Use Business Cards Using the business card exchange, you can: ■ Send a business card to one or more devices ■ Request a business card from one or more devices ■ Exchange business cards with one or more devices You must establish a default contact name to send or exchange business card information.
  • Page 124: Send Business Card

    Using Bluetooth Send Business Cards 1. From the Today screen, tap Start. 2. Tap iPAQ Wireless, then Bluetooth Manager. 3. Tap the Business card icon. ✎ You can open the business card exchange by tapping Tools, Business Card Exchange in the Bluetooth Manager. 4.
  • Page 125: Request Business Cards

    Using Bluetooth Request Business Cards 1. From the Today screen, tap Start. 2. Tap iPAQ Wireless, then Bluetooth Manager. 3. Tap the Business card icon. 4. Tap the Request icon. 5. Tap the device you want to request a business card. 6.
  • Page 126: Work With Connections

    Using Bluetooth Work with Connections You can create shortcuts to open and view status information for all connections. Create a Shortcut Creating a shortcut to one or more services does not establish a connection. It only places a shortcut to that service on the Shortcut tab of the Bluetooth Manager.
  • Page 127: View Shortcuts

    Using Bluetooth View Shortcuts You can view shortcuts as icons or in a list format. 1. From the Today screen, tap Start. 2. Tap iPAQ Wireless, then Bluetooth Manager. 3. Tap View. 4. Tap List or Icon. 5. Tap OK. Open a Connection 1.
  • Page 128: Close A Connection

    Using Bluetooth To view the connection status: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start. 2. Tap iPAQ Wireless, then Bluetooth Manager. 3. Tap and hold an active connection icon or list name, then tap Status. 4. Tap OK. Close a Connection 1.
  • Page 129: Using The Fingerprint Reader

    Using the Fingerprint Reader You can increase the security of the data stored in your iPAQ Pocket PC by using the iPAQ Fingerprint Reader. This feature allows you to require a PIN, password, and/or fingerprint be entered before you can log on to your iPAQ Pocket PC. CAUTION: In the event that an incorrect or unsuccessful PIN, Ä...
  • Page 130 Using the Fingerprint Reader To learn to enroll fingerprints: ✎ You can tap OK at the top of the screen at anytime to exit the training. 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings, then Password. 2. Select PIN or fingerprint from the down arrow list to access training.
  • Page 131 Using the Fingerprint Reader 4. Tap OK or ENTR. 5. Tap Yes to begin Fingerprint Reader training. 6. Read the swiping tips. 7. Tap the double arrows button. Reference Guide 5–3...
  • Page 132 Using the Fingerprint Reader 8. Follow the on-screen demonstration to swipe a finger. ✎ If the finger swipe is acceptable, the oval frame turns green and the message “Good! Please continue” displays. If the finger swipe is unacceptable, the oval frame turns red and the message “Poor quality.
  • Page 133: Work With Fingerprints

    Using the Fingerprint Reader 12. Tap Finish to end the training. 13. Tap OK to exit or tap a finger to enroll. Work with Fingerprints iPAQ Fingerprint Reader suggests fingers for you to use during the swiping activity. You can select a different finger at any time. It is recommended that you enroll at least two fingers (index fingers are suggested).
  • Page 134: Enroll A Fingerprint

    Using the Fingerprint Reader Enroll a Fingerprint The Fingerprint screen uses color coding to display the status of your fingerprint swipe. Fingerprint Status If the color around the Then... oval is... Blue No fingerprint has been taken for the finger. Green The fingerprint swipe was good quality.
  • Page 135 Using the Fingerprint Reader 5. Swipe the selected finger, as instructed. ✎ It is recommended that you gently swipe your finger downward across the sensor. You should begin the swipe at the first joint of your finger and continue downward with a smooth slow motion. If you need additional assistance at any time, tap the Training button.
  • Page 136 Using the Fingerprint Reader 7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 to acquire a sufficient number of quality swipes (notice the progress bar) to enroll the print. 8. Tap OK. 9. Tap Yes. 5–8 Reference Guide...
  • Page 137: Delete A Fingerprint

    Using the Fingerprint Reader Delete a Fingerprint You can delete any saved fingerprints. 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings, then Password. 2. Tap the finger you want to delete, then tap Discard. 3. Tap Yes to confirm the deletion. Reference Guide 5–9...
  • Page 138: Set Logon Passwords

    Using the Fingerprint Reader Set Logon Passwords You have a variety of options for setting logon passwords. You can select: ■ No password (default) ■ 4-digit PIN ■ Alphanumeric password ■ PIN or fingerprint ■ PIN and fingerprint ■ Alphanumeric password or fingerprint ■...
  • Page 139: Set "No Password" For Logon

    Using the Fingerprint Reader Set “No password” for Logon In this mode, you are not required to enter a PIN, password, or fingerprint to logon. 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings, then Password. 2. Select “No password” from the down arrow list. 3.
  • Page 140: Set "Strong Alphanumeric Password" For Logon

    Using the Fingerprint Reader 4. Tap 4 digits in the PIN field. 5. Tap OK or ENTR. 6. Tap Yes to save the changes. Set “Strong alphanumeric password” for Logon In this mode, you are required to enter a strong password with at least seven characters to logon.
  • Page 141: Set "Pin Or Fingerprint" For Logon

    Using the Fingerprint Reader 4. Enter seven alphanumeric characters in the Password field. ✎ Your password must have at least seven characters and contain both upper and lower case letters and numbers. You can use punctuation marks. 5. Repeat step 4 in the Confirm field. 6.
  • Page 142: Set "Pin And Fingerprint" For Logon

    Using the Fingerprint Reader Set “PIN AND fingerprint” for Logon In this mode, you are required to enter both a PIN and a fingerprint to logon. 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings, then Password. 2. Select “PIN AND fingerprint” from down arrow list. 3.
  • Page 143: Set "Password And Fingerprint" For Logon

    Using the Fingerprint Reader 3. Select from the down arrow list the length of time the iPAQ Pocket PC can remain unused before you must reenter the password. 4. Enter seven alphanumeric characters in the Password field. 5. Repeat step 4 in the Confirm field. 6.
  • Page 144: Set "Fingerprint-Only" For Logon

    Using the Fingerprint Reader 6. Tap OK. 7. Tap the finger to enroll. 8. Swipe the selected finger, as instructed. ✎ For more information on finger swiping, see the section “Enroll a fingerprint” or tap the Training button. 9. Tap OK. 10.
  • Page 145: Logon Using Pin, Passwords, And Fingerprints

    Using the Fingerprint Reader 5. Tap OK. 6. Tap Yes to save changes. Logon Using PIN, Passwords, and Fingerprints If you have set up a PIN, password, and/or fingerprint for logon, you must enter the correct PIN, password, and/or successfully swipe the correct fingerprint to use your iPAQ Pocket PC.
  • Page 146: Logon Using A Password

    Using the Fingerprint Reader Logon Using a Password You must enter the alphanumeric password you entered during setup. 1. Turn on your iPAQ Pocket PC. 2. Enter your password. 3. Tap OK or ENTR. Logon Using a PIN or Fingerprint You must enter a PIN or swipe the fingerprint you entered during setup.
  • Page 147: Logon Using A Password Or Fingerprint

    Using the Fingerprint Reader Logon Using a Password or Fingerprint You must enter a password or swipe the finerprint you entered during setup. 1. Turn on your iPAQ Pocket PC. 2. Enter your password or swipe your enrolled finger. ✎ To type letters, numbers, or punctuation, tap the Keyboard button at the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Page 148: Logon Using A Fingerprint Only

    Using the Fingerprint Reader Logon Using a Fingerprint Only You must successfully swipe the fingerprint you entered during setup. CAUTION: In the event that an incorrect or unsuccessful fingerprint Ä is repeatedly or incorrectly entered, all data and applications stored in RAM are erased and the iPAQ Pocket PC is returned to the as-shipped configuration.
  • Page 149: Set The Security Level

    Using the Fingerprint Reader Set the Security Level 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings, then Password. 2. In the Fingerprint screen, tap Options. 3. Select your preferred security level. 4. Tap OK. Reference Guide 5–21...
  • Page 150: Set The Maximum Number Of Attempts

    Using the Fingerprint Reader Set the Maximum Number of Attempts CAUTION: It is important to consider the maximum number of Ä attempts. If you unsuccessfully enter your PIN, password, or fingerprint the maximum number of attempts, you will lose all data and applications in the RAM and your iPAQ Pocket PC will be returned to an as-shipped configuration.
  • Page 151 Using the Fingerprint Reader 3. Select the maximum number of attempts. 4. Tap OK. Reference Guide 5–23...
  • Page 152: Connecting

    Connecting Your iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 Series lets you connect in many ways: ■ Connect to a computer ■ Connect to the Internet or your network ✎ You can use the Microsoft Pocket PC Connection Wizard to help you set up connection preferences. The wizard is located on the http://www.pocketpc.com.
  • Page 153: Sync With Personal Computer

    Connecting With Microsoft ActiveSync, you can: ■ Synchronize information manually or automatically ■ Synchronize information with your server while connected to your personal computer ■ Move files to and from your personal computer ■ Install applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC ■...
  • Page 154: Use The Serial Infrared (Ir) Connection

    Connecting To Sync with a Personal Computer: 1. Insert the HP iPAQ Pocket PC companion CD into your computer. 2. Follow the instructions in the installation wizard. For more help, click the ActiveSync Help button during installation. The information you select will automatically synchronize when your installation is complete.
  • Page 155: Change Synchronization Settings

    Connecting 8. From the Start menu on your iPAQ Pocket PC, tap ActiveSync. 9. Tap Tools. 10. Tap Connect via IR. 11. Align the IR ports to establish a connection. 12. Move the devices away from each other to disconnect. Change Synchronization Settings You can modify your synchronization settings for Microsoft ActiveSync to:...
  • Page 156 Connecting ■ Select the files and information to synchronize with your computer ■ Select the files and information you do not want to synchronize with your computer (for example, e-mail attachments) ■ Determine how conflicts between information on your iPAQ Pocket PC and information on your computer are handled To change synchronization settings: 1.
  • Page 157: Move Files

    Connecting Move Files You can move files to and from your computer using Explore in ActiveSync and Windows Explorer. ✎ It is recommended that you store important information to the iPAQ File Store folder located in the File Explorer on your iPAQ Pocket PC.
  • Page 158 Connecting 6. Drag and drop your files between your Pocket PC and Windows Explorer. ActiveSync converts the files, so that they can be used by the Pocket Office applications, if necessary. CAUTION: You should move your files directly into My Documents Ä...
  • Page 159: Connect To The Internet Or Your Network

    Connecting Connect to the Internet or Your Network To send and receive e-mail with Inbox and view Web sites with Pocket Internet Explorer, you can set up a remote connection using: ■ Wireless LAN (see Chapter 3) ■ Bluetooth (see Chapter 4) ■...
  • Page 160 Connecting 4. Make sure Internet Settings is selected. 5. Tap Modify, then New. 6. Enter a name for the connection, select the modem type, then select the correct baud rate for that modem. 7. If you need to enter the TCP/IP settings, tap Advanced, then tap TCP/IP.
  • Page 161: Synchronize Links

    Connecting 12. Tap Finish to set up the modem connection. 13. Tap OK. 14. Tap OK to return to Settings. Synchronize Links You can synchronize links to Web sites from your Favorites list on your personal computer to view them with Pocket Internet Explorer.
  • Page 162: Enter An Internet Address (Url)

    Connecting Enter an Internet Address (URL) With Pocket Internet Explorer and a connection to the Internet, you can view Web sites on your iPAQ Pocket PC by typing a URL in the Address bar. ✎ Web sites that use HTML 4.0, DHTML, animated GIF images, and Java applets may not work correctly in Pocket Internet Explorer.
  • Page 163: Select From A Favorites List

    Connecting Select from a Favorites List With Pocket Internet Explorer and a connection to the Internet, you can view Web sites on your iPAQ Pocket PC by selecting a Web site from your Favorites list. To select from a Favorites list: 1.
  • Page 164: Communicating

    Communicating Your HP iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 Series lets you communicate in many ways: ■ Create and organize contacts ■ Use the e-mail Inbox ■ Record messages with the microphone ■ Take notes ■ Use MSN messenger Work with Contacts You can enter and view information about friends, family members, or business associates in the Contacts application.
  • Page 165: Create A Contact

    Communicating Create a Contact You can create a contact from the Start menu or Today screen. To create a contact: 1. From the Start menu, tap Contacts. 2. Tap New to create a new contact. 3. Tap any item and enter information. Scroll down to see more fields.
  • Page 166: Edit Contact Information

    Communicating 3. Tap a category name to see a list of contacts placed in that category. 4. Tap a contact’s name. Edit Contact Information 1. Tap a contact’s name. 2. Tap Edit to see the contact information. 3. Edit the contact information. 4.
  • Page 167 Communicating 2. Tap a contact’s name. 3. Tap Edit to see the contact information. 4. Tap the Categories field to see a list of available categories. You may have to scroll down to see the Categories field. 7–4 Reference Guide...
  • Page 168 Communicating 5. Tap the Add/Delete tab to create a category. 6. Enter the name of the new category, then tap Add. 7. Tap OK to place your contact in the category. Reference Guide 7–5...
  • Page 169: Delete Contacts

    Communicating 8. Tap the Categories field again to place your contact in additional categories. 9. Tap additional category names to select them, then 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.
  • Page 170: Use The Inbox

    Communicating 4. Tap and hold a contact’s name to see a pop-up menu. 5. Tap Delete Contact to remove the contact from the list. 6. Tap Yes to delete the contact permanently. Use the Inbox Send and receive e-mail by synchronizing your iPAQ Pocket PC with your computer using Microsoft ActiveSync or connecting to the Internet or network through an e-mail service.
  • Page 171: Set Up E-Mail

    Communicating The Inbox on your iPAQ Pocket PC is similar to the Inbox on your computer. E-mail is saved in five default folders: ■ Inbox ■ Outbox ■ Deleted Items ■ Drafts ■ Sent Items Set Up E-mail If you are using a wireless Internet or network connection, you must set up an e-mail service.
  • Page 172: Compose/Send E-Mail

    Communicating 4. Enter configuration information for your wireless e-mail service in the next five screens. Tap Next when finished with each one. ✎ Tap the Question Mark icon for help on any screen. Compose/Send E-mail You can compose e-mail from the Inbox or Today screen. If you want to compose and send e-mail, tap Services in the Inbox, then select the e-mail service you want to use (see “Set Up E-mail”).
  • Page 173 Communicating 3. Tap Send to place the e-mail in the Outbox. The e-mail is sent when you synchronize or automatically if you are connected to the Internet or your network through a wireless e-mail service. 4. If you do not want to send your e-mail yet, tap OK to leave your e-mail in the Drafts folder.
  • Page 174: Add An Attachment

    Communicating Add an Attachment 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 all folders in My Documents. 5. Tap the file you want to attach. You may have to scroll to view your document name.
  • Page 175: Receive E-Mail

    Communicating 6. See the file name you selected below the body of the e-mail. ✎ You can record a message and attach it to an e-mail. Receive E-mail Receive e-mail by synchronizing your iPAQ Pocket PC Inbox with your computer using ActiveSync or connecting to the Internet or your network through an e-mail service.
  • Page 176: Open E-Mail

    Communicating To receive e-mail: 1. From the Start menu, tap Inbox. 2. Tap Services. 3. Tap the e-mail service you want to use. 4. If you have not set up an e-mail service, synchronize your iPAQ Pocket PC with your computer. Open E-mail 1.
  • Page 177: Delete E-Mail

    Communicating 3. Tap the folder where you have saved the e-mail. 4. Tap the e-mail to open it. Delete E-mail When you delete e-mail, it is placed in the Deleted Items folder, but the e-mail is not permanently deleted until you tap Empty Deleted Items from the Tools menu.
  • Page 178 Communicating 3. Tap and hold the e-mail you want to delete. 4. Tap Delete to move the e-mail to the Deleted Items folder. 5. Tap Tools, then Empty Deleted Items to permanently delete the e-mail. CAUTION: When you delete e-mail from your iPAQ Pocket PC, you Ä...
  • Page 179: Manage Folders

    Communicating Manage Folders You can use folders to organize your e-mail if you are using an e-mail service. You can create additional folders that you can rename or delete. If you are using ActiveSync, you cannot create additional folders in the Inbox. However, you can synchronize your personal folders from Outlook on your computer with Inbox on your iPAQ Pocket PC.
  • Page 180: Record Voice

    Communicating 6. Tap Rename to rename a folder. 7. Tap Remove Folder to delete a folder you created. 8. Tap Yes to permanently delete the folder. Record Voice You can record your voice or any other sound as a note within the Calendar, Contacts, Notes, and Tasks applications.
  • Page 181: Make A Recording

    Communicating Make a Recording 1. From the Start menu, tap Notes. 2. Tap the Cassette Tape icon located at the bottom of the screen to see the recording controls. 3. Tap the Record icon to start recording. 4. Position the microphone to record your voice or other sounds. 5.
  • Page 182: Take Notes

    Communicating Take Notes You can take notes in the Calendar, Contacts, Notes, and Tasks applications. You can type, write, draw, or record in your note. In the Notes application, you can compose an original note or a note based on a template. You can create a note from the Start menu or Today screen.
  • Page 183: Scheduling

    Scheduling Your iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 Series helps you keep track of your schedule in many ways. You can: ■ 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 Use the Today screen to view your: ■...
  • Page 184: Create Information

    Scheduling You can also display it by tapping then Today. On the Today screen, you can see at a glance the information you need for the day. Create Information From the Today screen, create new information, including: ■ Appointments ■ Contacts ■...
  • Page 185: Change Information

    Scheduling To create information: 1. From the Start menu, tap Today. 2. Tap New. 3. Tap an option to create a new item. 4. Tap OK when finished creating the new item. Change Information From the Today screen, you can change: ■...
  • Page 186: Change Settings

    Scheduling Change Settings From the Today Settings screen, you can: ■ Add a picture as the background ■ Select the information you see ■ Set the order of the information ■ Decide when to see the Today screen To change the background: 1.
  • Page 187 Scheduling 4. Tap an item to highlight it. 5. Tap Move Up or Move Down to change the order of items on the Today screen. ✎ You cannot change the placement of the Date on the Today screen. 6. Tap the down arrow associated with “Display Today screen if device is not used for...hours”...
  • Page 188: Use The Calendar

    Scheduling Use the Calendar You can use the Calendar to schedule appointments and set reminders. You can view your calendar by: ■ Agenda ■ ■ Week ■ Month ■ Year ✎ Tap the Calendar icon on the Today screen to navigate quickly to Calendar.
  • Page 189: Change The Calendar View

    Scheduling Change the Calendar View By default, the Calendar first appears in the Agenda view, which provides the most detail about your appointment. You can also view your calendar by: ■ ■ Week ■ Month ■ Year 1. From the Start menu, tap Calendar. 2.
  • Page 190: Customize The Calendar Appearance

    Scheduling Customize the Calendar Appearance You can change 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.
  • Page 191: Schedule Appointments

    Scheduling Schedule Appointments 1. From the Start menu, tap Calendar. 2. Tap New to schedule an appointment. 3. Enter a subject or select from the Subject drop-down list. 4. Tap any item to enter additional information. 5. Tap OK to schedule the appointment. ✎...
  • Page 192: Delete Appointments

    Scheduling 3. Tap Edit. 4. Tap the second Reminder field to select the time interval between reminders. The default is 15 minutes. Delete Appointments 1. From the Start menu, tap Calendar. 2. Tap an appointment. 3. Tap Tools. 4. Tap Delete Appointment. 5.
  • Page 193 Scheduling 5. Tap Add/Delete to create a category. 6. Enter the name of the new category. 7. Tap Add. 8. Tap OK to place your appointment in the category. 9. Tap the Categories field to place your appointment in more categories.
  • Page 194: Request Meetings

    Scheduling Request Meetings You can schedule a meeting and send a meeting request through ActiveSync or an e-mail service. ✎ You must enter contacts with e-mail addresses in the Contacts application and set up the Inbox application to send and receive e-mail before you can send a meeting request.
  • Page 195: Use Tasks

    Scheduling Use Tasks You 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 You can create a task from the Today screen.
  • Page 196: Create A Task Quickly

    Scheduling 7. Tap Reminder, then select “Remind me.” 8. Tap the date to select when you want to be reminded. 9. Tap OK to set the reminder and create the task. Create a Task Quickly You can create a task quickly by customizing Tasks, so you see an Entry Bar at the top of the Tasks screen.
  • Page 197: Delete A Task

    Scheduling Delete a Task 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2. Tap Tasks. 3. Tap the task you want to delete. 4. Tap Tools. 5. Tap Delete Task. 6. Tap Yes to permanently delete the task. Sort Tasks 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2.
  • Page 198: Change Appearance Of Tasks

    Scheduling 5. Tap the down arrow at the top right of the screen to sort the task list by status, priority, subject, start date, or due date. 6. Select a sort option. Change Appearance of Tasks You can change the appearance of Tasks to use a large font, show the start and end dates, and set reminders for new items.
  • Page 199: Using Software

    Using Software You can use the applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 Series to: ■ Open or create Word documents ■ Open or create Excel workbooks ■ Read eBooks with Microsoft Reader* ■ Use the Media Player ■ Use Pocket Internet Explorer *The Microsoft Reader may not be available in your country.
  • Page 200: Create A New Document

    Using Software Pocket Word does not support items like: ■ Columns ■ Numbered lists ■ Headers and footers ■ Footnotes ■ Style sheets ✎ For more help with Pocket Word, tap Help from the Start menu, tap Pocket Word. Create a New Document ✎...
  • Page 201 Using Software 4. Tap View, then tap Toolbar to format text. 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.
  • Page 202: Open A Word Document

    Using Software Open a Word Document CAUTION: Pocket Word only recognizes and displays documents Ä saved in the My Documents folder or 1 folder below it. Files saved elsewhere cannot be displayed. To open a Word document: 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2.
  • Page 203 Using Software To change Pocket Word options: 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2. Tap Pocket Word. 3. Tap Tools, then Options. 4. Tap the Default template down arrow to select a default template. 5. Tap the Save to down arrow to store documents in main memory or on a storage card.
  • Page 204: Use Pocket Excel

    Using Software 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. Use Pocket Excel You can create Excel workbooks from your iPAQ Pocket PC or synchronize existing Excel workbooks from your computer to your iPAQ Pocket PC.
  • Page 205: Create A Workbook

    Using Software Pocket Excel does not support items like: ■ Data validation ■ Cell notes ■ Add-ins ■ Protection ■ Scenarios ■ Object charts ■ Vertical alignment ■ Text boxes ■ Embedded OLE objects ■ Hyperlinks ✎ For more help with Pocket Excel, tap Help from the Start menu, tap Pocket Excel.
  • Page 206: Open An Excel File

    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.
  • Page 207: Change Excel Options

    Using Software Change Excel Options You can change options to select: ■ A template for new workbooks ■ Whether workbooks are stored in main memory or on a storage card ■ Which types of workbooks are displayed in the list view To change Excel options: 1.
  • Page 208: Use Microsoft Reader

    Using Software 6. Tap the Files to display in list view down arrow to select which workbooks are displayed in the list view. 7. Tap OK to save the options. Use Microsoft Reader Use Microsoft Reader to read and listen to eBooks. You must activate the Microsoft Reader the first time you use it.
  • Page 209: Activate The Reader

    Using Software Activate the Reader You must activate the Microsoft Reader to copy protected eBooks. To activate the reader: 1. Connect your iPAQ Pocket PC to your computer. 2. Open Internet Explorer on your computer. http://das.microsoft.com/activate. 3. Go to Read an eBook Read your eBook from start to finish or select specific topics.
  • Page 210: Copy Ebooks

    Using Software 4. Tap the page number or left and right arrows to move backward and forward in the book. ✎ 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, then tap Return.
  • Page 211: Delete Ebooks

    Using Software Delete eBooks You can delete an eBook from your iPAQ Pocket PC library. If your eBook is stored on your computer, you can copy it again to your iPAQ Pocket PC. To delete an eBook: 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2.
  • Page 212: Listen To An Ebook

    Using Software Listen to an eBook You can listen to an Audible eBook on your iPAQ Pocket PC. For more information on buying and listening to Audible eBooks, go http://www.audible.com. To listen to an eBook: 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs. 2.
  • Page 213: Change The Microsoft Reader Options

    Using Software 3. Tap the title. 4. Highlight and hold the text where you want to create an annotation, then tap Add Bookmark, Add Highlight, Add Text Note, or Add Drawing from the pop-up menu. Change the Microsoft Reader Options You can customize the Microsoft Reader to meet your individual needs.
  • Page 214 Using Software 4. Tap the Visual Guides option. 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. 9–16 Reference Guide...
  • Page 215: Use The Windows Media Player

    Using Software Use the Windows Media Player You can use the Windows Media Player to listen to music or play video from your iPAQ Pocket PC by downloading files: ■ Onto your personal computer and transferring them to your iPAQ Pocket PC ■...
  • Page 216 Using Software ■ FhG MP3 ■ Streamed content in Windows Media format using WM protocols (HTTP and MMS) ✎ Some Internet music files are protected by licensing technology. Windows Media Player uses Digital Rights Management (DRM) for the electronic licensing procedure. Windows Media Player and Windows Media Rights Manager must be installed on the personal computer and are available on Microsoft’s Web site.
  • Page 217: Copy Music To Your Ipaq Pocket Pc

    Using Software Copy Music to Your iPAQ Pocket PC You can copy music that is in 1 of the accepted formats from your personal computer to the iPAQ Pocket PC. You drag and drop the music file into the My Documents folder located in RAM or on a storage card.
  • Page 218: Play Music On Your Ipaq Pocket Pc

    Using Software Play Music on Your iPAQ Pocket PC 1. Tap Start, then Windows Media. 2. Tap Select. 3. Tap the down arrow and Local Content to display media files stored on the iPAQ Pocket PC. 4. Tap and highlight the desired file. 9–20 Reference Guide...
  • Page 219: Create Playlists

    Using Software 5. Tap the Play icon. ✎ By default Media Player will play all files stored as local content on the iPAQ Pocket PC. You can repeat a file and shuffle the contents by selecting Tools, then Repeat or Shuffle. Create Playlists You can organize music and video files into playlists.
  • Page 220 Using Software 3. Tap the down arrow, then Organize Playlists. 4. Tap New to name your playlist, then tap OK. 5. Select the files to include in this playlist. 6. Tap OK to display your new playlist. 7. Tap OK. 9–22 Reference Guide...
  • Page 221: Play A Playlist

    Using Software Play a Playlist 1. Tap Start, then Windows Media. 2. Tap Select. 3. Tap the down arrow and tap the playlist name to display its contents. 4. Tap OK, then the Play icon to start the playlist. ✎ You can delete and rename playlists by using the Organize Playlists menu option.
  • Page 222: Use Pocket Internet Explorer

    2. Tap Internet Explorer. ✎ You can use the pre-installed links that HP has provided to access content and services that are optimized for the iPAQ Pocket PC. 3. Enter the URL address in the address bar at the top of the screen.
  • Page 223: Synchronize Favorites

    Using Software To view the cached content: 1. Tap Start. 2. Tap Internet Explorer. 3. Tap Tools, then Options. 4. In the General tab, select the number of days to save the history of pages visited. 5. Tap OK. Synchronize Favorites You can have the URLs of your favorite Web sites at your fingertips.
  • Page 224: Using The Universal Remote

    Using the Universal Remote You can use Nevo software to turn your iPAQ Pocket PC into a universal remote control. With the universal remote control, you can: ■ Operate infrared supported office, entertainment, and home automation equipment ■ Set up favorite channels ■...
  • Page 225: Learn The Icons

    Using the Universal Remote Learn the Icons The universal remote contains several icons that you tap to perform actions or access screens. For information on each of these icons, tap the Question Mark icon. Use the Configuration Icons You can use the configuration icons to customize, select user menus, or select rooms.
  • Page 226: Add A Device

    Using the Universal Remote Add a Device You must add a device to the wheel before you can control it with the universal remote. You can set up the universal remote to control up to 12 devices in a room. The universal remote comes pre-programmed with codes for thousands of infrared supported devices.
  • Page 227 Using the Universal Remote 3. Tap Next. 4. Tap the Device down arrow, select your device from the list, then tap Next. 10–4 Reference Guide...
  • Page 228 Using the Universal Remote 5. Select the setup method. To identify your device by... Then select... Brand By brand Specific device number By device ID Searching through device By stepping through device IDs numbers Searching through models By updating brands from the Web site downloaded from MyNevo.com ✎...
  • Page 229 Using the Universal Remote 7. Select specific device and device ID. The procedure varies depending upon the setup method selected in step 5. For this example, we are selecting our device by Brand. Tap the Brand down arrow and select your brand. 8.
  • Page 230 Using the Universal Remote 10. Select an icon for your device, then tap Next. The universal remote automatically assigns an icon to your device, but you can change it. 11. Enter a name for the device. 12. Tap Next to view your device on the wheel. Reference Guide 10–7...
  • Page 231: Change A Device

    Using the Universal Remote Change a Device You can change the setup information for a device. 1. From the Start menu, tap Nevo. 2. Tap the Room icon, then select the room containing the device. 3. Tap the icon for the device on the wheel. 4.
  • Page 232: Turn On A Device

    Using the Universal Remote Turn on a Device 1. From the Start menu, select Nevo. You can choose Start, Programs, then Nevo. 2. Click a device on the wheel to position it at the top of the wheel. 3. Tap the Power button. Reference Guide 10–9...
  • Page 233: Add Activities

    Using the Universal Remote Add Activities You can customize the keys on devices to switch activities. You can turn on more than one device at a time. To add an activity: 1. Tap the Room icon to select where the devices are located. 2.
  • Page 234 Using the Universal Remote 4. Tap Next. 5. Tap the icon for device you want to control. 6. Record the keystrokes for commanding multiple operations into one activity. ✎ To command multiple devices, tap the Home icon, select another device, and follow the mini wizard to enter keystroke commands. 7.
  • Page 235 Using the Universal Remote 9. Tap Finish Wizard. 10. Assign an icon to the activity. Activities are designated in gold on the wheel. 10–12 Reference Guide...
  • Page 236 Using the Universal Remote 11. Assign a name to the activity, then tap Next. 12. Notice the activity on the wheel. Reference Guide 10–13...
  • Page 237: Change An Activity

    Using the Universal Remote Change an Activity You can change an activity assigned to a room. 1. From the Start menu, tap Nevo. 2. Tap the Room icon, then select the room for the activity. 3. Tap the icon for the activity. 4.
  • Page 238: Set Up A Room

    Using the Universal Remote Set Up a Room You can program the universal remote to control devices in each room. To set up a room: 1. From the Start menu, tap Nevo. 2. Tap the Room icon, then Add Room. 3.
  • Page 239: Delete A Room

    Using the Universal Remote Delete a Room 1. From the Start menu, tap Nevo. 2. Tap the Room icon, then select the room to delete. 3. Tap the Room icon again, then Delete Room. 4. Tap Yes to confirm the deletion. Add a Favorite Channel You can add a favorite channel to your device.
  • Page 240: Change A Favorite

    Using the Universal Remote 11. Assign a name to your favorite channel. 12. Tap the Wrench icon, then select Add Page. Change a Favorite You can change a stored favorite channel. 1. From the Start menu, tap Nevo. 2. Tap the Favorites icon, then select the favorite to change. 3.
  • Page 241: Change A User Profile

    Using the Universal Remote Change a User Profile You can change user information. 1. From the Start menu, tap Nevo. 2. Tap the User icon, the Edit User. 3. Tap Next. 4. Type a name for the user, then tap Next. Download Device Codes and Key Functions You can download setup codes and key functions from...
  • Page 242: Download Key Functions

    Using the Universal Remote 5. Tap the Add Device icon. 6. Tap the device you downloaded from the By Brand down arrow list. 7. Follow the wizard. Download Key Functions It is recommended that you follow the instructions on MyNevo.com’s device advanced key functions download center. 1.
  • Page 243: Work With Function Keys

    Using the Universal Remote Work with Function Keys You can add, edit, and learn functions for the universal remote. Add Function Keys 1. From the Start menu, tap Nevo. 2. Tap the Control screen icon. 3. Tap the Wrench icon, then Add Key. 4.
  • Page 244: Copy Function Keys

    Using the Universal Remote Copy Function Keys 1. From the Start menu, tap Nevo. 2. Tap the Wrench icon, then Copy Key. 3. Follow the on-screen instructions. Move Function Keys 1. From the Start menu, tap Nevo. 2. Tap the Wrench icon, then Move Key. 3.
  • Page 245: A Regulatory Notices

    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.
  • Page 246: Modifications

    Regulatory Notices Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may void the Reference authority to operate the equipment. Cables Connections to this device must be made with shielded cables with metallic RFI/EMI connector hoods in order to maintain compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations.
  • Page 247: Canadian Notice

    Regulatory Notices For questions regarding this FCC declaration, contact: Hewlett-Packard Company 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 248: Battery Warning

    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 HP authorized service provider using the HP spare part for this computer.
  • Page 249: Wireless Notices

    Regulatory Notices Wireless Notices In some environments, the use of wireless devices may be restricted. Such restrictions may apply aboard airplanes, in hospitals, near explosives, in hazardous locations, etc. If you are uncertain of the policy that applies to the use of this device, please ask for authorization to use it prior to turning it on.
  • Page 250: European Union Notice

    Regulatory Notices European Union Notice 0682 Products bearing the CE marking comply with the R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC), EMC Directive (89/336/EEC), and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community. Compliance with these directives implies conformity to the following European Norms (in parentheses are the equivalent international standards and regulations): ■...
  • Page 251 Regulatory Notices Japanese Notice Reference Guide A–7...
  • Page 252: Brazilian Regulatory Wireless Notice

    Regulatory Notices Brazilian Regulatory Wireless Notice Este equipamento opera em caráter secundário, isto é, não tem direito a proteção contra interferência prejudicial, mesmo de estações do mesmo tipo, e não pode causar interferência a sistemas operando em caráter primário. WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury, electric shock, Å...
  • Page 253: B Hardware Specifications

    Hardware Specifications System Specifications Specifications System Feature hp iPAQ h5400 Series Processor Intel PXA250 (400 MHz) Memory 64 MB SDRAM or greater 48 MB or greater SD Storage Memory card and SDIO ready Display Transflective color TFT, 240 x 320 pixels, 64Kcolor support, .24-dot pitch...
  • Page 254: Physical Specifications

    WLAN active: flashing green LED WLAN enabled but not connected: flashing amber LED Battery Removable/rechargeable Lithium Polymer with internal memory backup battery Physical Specifications hp iPAQ Pocket PC h5400 Series Metric Length of the unit 5.23 in 133.0 mm (without WLAN antenna) Length of the unit 5.43 in...
  • Page 255: Operating Environment

    Hardware Specifications Operating Environment Environment Metric Temperature Operating 32° to 104° F 0° to 40° C Nonoperating -22° to 140° F -30-° to 60° C Relative Humidity Operating 10 to 90% 10 to 90% Nonoperating 10 to 90% 10 to 90% Maximum Altitude Operating 0–15,000 ft...
  • Page 256 Index contacts 7–1 categorize 7–3 AC Adapter 2–36 create 7–2 ActiveSync delete 7–6 back up Pocket PC 2–26 edit 7–2 connect to computer 6–1 view 7–2 restore Pocket PC memory convert writing to text 2–10 2–26 customer support 1–2 application buttons customize customize 2–43 application buttons 2–43...
  • Page 257 Index e-mail service, set up 7–8 enter information 2–1 Pocket Excel 9–6 Pocket Word 9–1 files, move to, from computer 6–6 folders 7–16 record voice 7–17 registration 1–10 Inbox 7–7 reminders, set 8–9 8–13 infrared connection restore memory 2–26 connect computer 6–1 install applications 2–43 date 2–14...
  • Page 258 Index Word 9–1 word suggestions, change options view 2–2 contacts 7–2 write on screen 2–9 voice writing, convert to text 2–10 recording 7–17 Web sites synchronize links 6–10 Windows Explorer 6–6 Reference Guide Index–3...

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