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  • Page 1 OPERATION MANUAL...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    00.Cover.book Page i Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Table of Contents Introduction............1 About this manual.............. 2 Address Book ............3 Overview................3 Creating a new Address Book entry ........6 Modifying an Address Book entry ........7 Attaching a Note ..............7 Deleting an Address Book entry ........
  • Page 3 00.Cover.book Page ii Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Media Player............31 Overview................31 Playing a file ..............36 Playing a file in the Playlist ..........37 Other functions ..............39 Image Viewer............41 Overview................41 Viewing images ............... 43 Opera Browser .............
  • Page 4 00.Cover.book Page iii Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Games..............89 Asteroids................. 89 Go................... 89 Mindbreaker..............89 Mine Hunt ............... 90 Patience................90 Snake ................90 Word Game ..............90 Settings..............91 Adjusting the date and time (Date/Time) ......91 Add/Remove Software.............
  • Page 5 00.Cover.book Page iv Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Some of the accessories described in this manual may not be available at the time you purchase this product. Copyright It is the intent of Sharp that this product be used in full compliance with the copyright laws of the United States and that prior permission be obtained from copyright owners whenever necessary.
  • Page 7: About This Manual

    00.Cover.book Page 2 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Introduction About this manual The SL-5500 can be operated by either pressing keys on the keyboard or tapping an item (buttons, etc.) on the screen using the stylus. • This operation manual mainly describes the stylus operation. Button or key operations are included, if they make it easier to carry out the function.
  • Page 8: Address Book

    00.Cover.book Page 3 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Address Book Address Book The Address Book application allows you to manage contact information on friends, colleagues, etc. covering the items shown below. You can also add notes to help you remember contacts more easily. Overview The Address Book application has three major screens: Edit Address screen, Index screen, and Detail screen.
  • Page 9 00.Cover.book Page 4 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Address Book <Address fields> First Name First name Last Name Last name Category Category (Tap the drop-down list button.) Middle Name Middle name Job Title Title Department Department in the office Company Company name Work Phone...
  • Page 10 00.Cover.book Page 5 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Address Book Note: • An Address Book entry can not be saved if only the Gender field is filled out. • You can enter multiple e-mail addresses in the Emails field by inserting a comma between them.
  • Page 11: Creating A New Address Book Entry

    00.Cover.book Page 6 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Address Book Detail Screen On the Index screen, tap an entry to see the full address details. Or move the focus to the entry by using and then press the SELECT key. Note: To switch the screens between the Index and Detail screen, press the Address Book key on the slider cover.
  • Page 12: Modifying An Address Book Entry

    00.Cover.book Page 7 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Address Book Modifying an Address Book entry On the Index screen, move the focus to the entry you want to modify. Or open the Detail screen. The Edit Address screen appears. Tap each field and modify the entry.
  • Page 13: Deleting An Address Book Entry

    00.Cover.book Page 8 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Address Book If you tap on the Enter Note screen, the attached note is canceled. To save the entry with a note attached, tap on the New Address or Edit Address screen. Deleting an Address Book entry On the Index screen, move the focus to the entry you want to delete.
  • Page 14: Registering/Editing Your Personal Information (My Personal Details)

    02.Address Book.fm Page 9 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:34 PM Address Book Tap the field you want to move. Tap the “Up” or “Down” button (or press and hold and then press to move the selected field upwards or downwards to the desired position. to save the setting.
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  • Page 16: Calendar

    00.Cover.book Page 11 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Calendar Calendar The Calendar application is used to store events you are keeping track of and to set alarms. For this application to work properly, the built-in clock must be set to the correct time and date.
  • Page 17 00.Cover.book Page 12 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Calendar Day of week buttons Switches the day of the week. Next button Moves to the next date. Displays the time. Tap or drag this field and tap to open the Time indication New Event screen with the Start and End time entered.
  • Page 18 00.Cover.book Page 13 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Calendar Tap to display the detailed contents of the event. Green bar: All day event Red bar: Event with an Alarm setting Event indication Blue bar: Event with Start and End time setting Press to move the focus between...
  • Page 19: Adding Events

    00.Cover.book Page 14 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Calendar Detail Screen Detailed information or press to close the Detail screen. The display returns to the Day screen. Adding Events In any view mode screen of the Calendar application, tap The New Event screen appears.
  • Page 20 00.Cover.book Page 15 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Calendar • You can make a repeating event. (See below, “To repeat an event”) • You can enter a note in the Notes field. to save the new event entry. The New Event screen turns to the previous screen. If you tap , the new event is canceled.
  • Page 21 00.Cover.book Page 16 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Calendar Tap the appropriate repetition button for the event, i.e. “Day”, “Week”, “Month”, or “Year”. If you do not want to repeat the event, tap the “None” button. Enter the necessary information. (See page 16 and 17 for details.) to save the repeat setting.
  • Page 22 00.Cover.book Page 17 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Calendar If the event has an end date, uncheck the No End Date checkbox, then tap the End Date button, and choose an end date from the calendar that pops up. To choose which day(s) of the week the event should repeat, tap the relevant Repeat On button(s).
  • Page 23: Modifying A Calendar Event

    00.Cover.book Page 18 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Calendar Modifying a Calendar event On the Day screen, tap and hold the entry you want to modify. The popup menu appears. Select “Edit event”. Or on the Detail screen, tap instead of performing steps 1 and 2.
  • Page 24 00.Cover.book Page 19 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Calendar The confirmation message appears before the entry is deleted. Tap “Yes” to delete the entry. The entry will be deleted. If you tap “No”, the deletion is canceled. Note: If you delete a repeating event, all of other occurrences of this repeating event are deleted accordingly.
  • Page 25: Calendar Setup

    00.Cover.book Page 20 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Calendar Calendar Setup You can change the starting time on the Day screen and Week screen, and the Alarm setting. On the view mode screen (Daily, Weekly, or Monthly), tap the “Options” menu, then tap “Alarm and Start Time...”.
  • Page 26: Todo List

    00.Cover.book Page 21 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Todo List Todo List The Todo List application allows you to manage tasks you should not forget and reminds you to complete them before the due date. You can list them in the order of the checked status, the priority or description, and confirm them easily.
  • Page 27 00.Cover.book Page 22 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Todo List Detail screen On the Index screen, tap the desired entry. Detailed information to close the Detail screen. The display returns to the Index screen. Edit screen Category drop-down list button Priority drop-down list button Edit Categories button Due Date button...
  • Page 28: Creating A New Todo List Entry

    00.Cover.book Page 23 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Todo List Priority drop down list Tap to display the candidate of the properties and then button tap your choice. Category drop-down Tap to display the candidate of the properties and then list button tap your choice.
  • Page 29: Modifying A Todo List Entry

    00.Cover.book Page 24 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Todo List Modifying a Todo List entry On the Index screen, tap and hold the Description field of the entry you want to modify. The pop-up menu appears. Select “Edit task”. Or move the focus to the entry you want to edit and tap instead of performing steps 1 and 2.
  • Page 30: Deleting Todo Task Entries

    00.Cover.book Page 25 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Todo List Deleting Todo task entries Deleting a Todo task entry On the Index screen, tap and hold the Description field of the entry you want to delete. The pop-up menu appears. Select “Delete”.
  • Page 31: Other Functions

    00.Cover.book Page 26 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Todo List Other functions Checking a completed entry on the Index screen When you have completed a Todo task, check the Completed checkbox on the Index screen. If you do not check the box, the Todo List entry is recognized as uncompleted.
  • Page 32: Text Editor

    00.Cover.book Page 27 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Text Editor Text Editor The Text Editor application allows you to create a simple text file and open a file in a text format and edit it. The text files are displayed in the “Documents” folder of the Home screen.
  • Page 33 00.Cover.book Page 28 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Text Editor Edit screen to create a new entry. The New Text screen will be displayed. Edit menu View menu File menu Edit area Edit area File menu Save Saves the current file. Edit menu Undo Undoes the last operation.
  • Page 34: Creating A New Text Editor Entry

    00.Cover.book Page 29 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Text Editor Creating a new Text Editor entry to create a new entry. Or tap the “File” menu and then tap “New”. The New Text screen will be displayed. Enter text using one of the Input Methods. to save the new file.
  • Page 35: Renaming The Text Editor File

    00.Cover.book Page 30 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Text Editor Renaming the Text Editor file On the Index screen, move the focus to the entry you want to rename. Tap the “File” menu and then tap “Rename...”. The Rename screen appears. Modify the current file name.
  • Page 36: Media Player

    00.Cover.book Page 31 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Media Player Media Player The Media Player application allows you to play MPEG1 video files and MP3 music files. You can also transfer files from a PC using PC link software. Note: •...
  • Page 37 00.Cover.book Page 32 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Media Player Index screen The Media Player application has three folders on the Index screen: Video, Music, Playlist. In the Applications folder of the Home screen, tap the “Media Player” application icon.
  • Page 38 00.Cover.book Page 33 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Media Player Title button Tap to sort files by title. Media button Tap to sort files by storage media (CF, SD, RAM) Size button Tap to sort files by size. File menu Play Plays the file in the Video, Music, or Playlist folder.
  • Page 39 00.Cover.book Page 34 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Media Player For movie files Fullscreen mode Normal mode • If you tap on the screen, the display turns to the Index screen. Press When pressed after 2 seconds after a file begins, the current file will be played again from the top.
  • Page 40 00.Cover.book Page 35 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Media Player For music files File information File name, artist name, sampling rate, etc. Playback control buttons Current playback time/ total playback time <Playback Control> (Play) Plays the current file from the top or resumes playback if paused.
  • Page 41: Playing A File

    00.Cover.book Page 36 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Media Player Playing a file This section describes an example of playing files stored on a memory card. Before playing files, insert the memory card into the appropriate card slot of the SL-5500. To start playback On the Index screen, tap the Video or Music tab.
  • Page 42: Playing A File In The Playlist

    00.Cover.book Page 37 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Media Player Playing a file in the Playlist By registering the video or music files in the Playlist, you can play them in the registered order or in random sequence. This section describes an example of playing files stored on a memory card. Before playing files, insert the memory card into the appropriate card slot of the SL-5500.
  • Page 43 00.Cover.book Page 38 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Media Player To playback files in the Playlist folder Tap the Playlist tab. or press or the SELECT key. All files in the Playlist folder will be played once from the top of the list, and playback will stop automatically.
  • Page 44: Other Functions

    00.Cover.book Page 39 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Media Player Other functions Displaying the file information Tap the “File” menu and then tap “Info…”. The file information screen will be displayed. The following appears depending on the file type (video or music) •...
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  • Page 46: Image Viewer

    00.Cover.book Page 41 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Image Viewer Image Viewer The Image Viewer application allows you to see image files such as JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG, XBM, and XPM. You can transfer files from a PC using PC link software. Note: •...
  • Page 47 00.Cover.book Page 42 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Image Viewer File menu Open… Opens the image file. Options menu Slideshow Slideshows all entries. Preferences… Opens a preference screen for slideshow setting. Help… Opens the on-line Help screen. Title button Tap to sort files by name.
  • Page 48: Viewing Images

    00.Cover.book Page 43 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Image Viewer Full screen icon Displays the image on the full screen with no Menu bar or taskbar on it. Tapping the display or pressing the SELECT key or returns to the Normal screen. Image Information Displays the original image pixels, display image pixels, color information (and transparent colored file...
  • Page 49 00.Cover.book Page 44 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Image Viewer • If the Auto-play option is unchecked, the first file on top of the list will be opened. (For information on the Auto-play option and others, see below.) • If you press with the Auto-play option unchecked, the next file will be opened.
  • Page 50: Opera Browser

    00.Cover.book Page 45 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Opera Browser Opera Browser The Opera Browser application allows you to browse the Internet. To browse the Internet, you must set up the communication method (modem card, LAN card, etc.) and network preferences. Note: •...
  • Page 51 00.Cover.book Page 46 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Opera Browser Security Status Displays security information. icon If the page you access uses the SSL protocol, etc., the Security Status icon changes to the locked state with a set security level. Tap the icon to display the security level description.
  • Page 52: Browsing The Web Page

    00.Cover.book Page 47 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Opera Browser Browsing the Web page Operations on the Web page including frames If the Web page you opened includes a frame, use the “Use top” or “Use bottom” button. Frame Use top button Use bottom button Frame...
  • Page 53 00.Cover.book Page 48 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Opera Browser Enter the desired Web page address beginning with “http://”. Tap “Go”. The specified Web page will be displayed. Registering the Web page address in the bookmark list Display the desired Web page. Tap the Web page address icon ( The Web page address screen will be displayed.
  • Page 54 00.Cover.book Page 49 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Opera Browser Using the Search function Search allows you to find the specific character strings using the search engine you select. Tap the Web page address icon ( The Web page address screen will be displayed. Search engine drop-down list Search field button...
  • Page 55 00.Cover.book Page 50 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Opera Browser Go radio button Del radio button Move radio button Edit radio button Bookmark list Go radio button Displays the page selected in the bookmark list. Del radio button Deletes the bookmark selected in the bookmark list. Edit radio button Displays the Edit Bookmark screen.
  • Page 56 00.Cover.book Page 51 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Opera Browser The Edit Bookmark screen will be displayed. Web page address field Page Name field Edit the Web page address and Web page name, as you want. Tap “OK” to save the modification. If you tap “Cancel”, the modification is canceled.
  • Page 57 00.Cover.book Page 52 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Opera Browser Home page field Enter the address of the homepage that will be displayed every time you launch the Opera Browser application. Cookies checkbox When checked, only the information you entered or selected on the Web page will be saved to disk.
  • Page 58: Email

    00.Cover.book Page 53 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM EMail EMail Overview The EMail application allows you to send and receive e-mail messages. The EMail application features: • POP3/SMTP/IMAP4 protocols • Multiple e-mail accounts • Converts attachment files using the MIME format •...
  • Page 59 09.E-mail.fm Page 54 Wednesday, January 23, 2002 9:49 AM EMail The EMail Index screen has four folders. Folders folder Browses the Inbox, Outbox, and Sent folders in the tree format. Inbox folder Displays the received e-mail messages. Unread messages will be displayed in blue. Messages that have been read will be displayed in black.
  • Page 60 00.Cover.book Page 55 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM EMail Send mail icon Sends all unsent e-mail messages in the Outbox. Get all mail icon Receives all e-mail messages that are saved in the mail server. New mail icon Opens a screen to create a new e-mail message. Reply to mail icon Opens a reply mail screen for the sender only.
  • Page 61 09.E-mail.fm Page 56 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:36 PM EMail Note: To move the focus to the desired entry on the Folders, Inbox, Outbox or Sent screen, press the first few characters of the e-mail message or folder name using the hardware keyboard. Examine (Detail) screen On the Index screen, tap an e-mail message.
  • Page 62 00.Cover.book Page 57 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM EMail Mail menu Get this mail Receives an e-mail message if its e-mail header has been (Inbox) already received. Send this mail Sends the e-mail message displayed on the Examine (Outbox/Sent) screen.
  • Page 63: E-Mail Accounts

    00.Cover.book Page 58 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM EMail Address Book icon Direction drop-down Attachment icon list button E-mail address field Subject field Message area Direction drop-down Tap to select the e-mail direction (TO, CC, BCC). list button When tapped, lists the e-mail addresses registered in the Address Book icon Address Book application.
  • Page 64 00.Cover.book Page 59 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM EMail Tap the “Outgoing” tab to set the sending options. Use signature checkbox Account name Enter the account name. Your name Enter your name as used in the “From” field of the e- mail message.
  • Page 65 09.E-mail.fm Page 60 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 8:13 PM EMail Tap the “Incoming” tab to set the receiving options. Choose account type drop-down list button Synchronize checkbox Skip large emails Delete mail checkbox checkbox Choose account type Tap to select the desired account type (POP, IMAP) drop-down list button Username field Enter login name used to log in to an e-mail system.
  • Page 66: Creating An E-Mail Message

    00.Cover.book Page 61 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM EMail Editing the e-mail account On the Index screen, tap the “Options” menu and then tap the desired account from the “Edit account” submenu. Edit in the same way as you do on the New Account screen. Deleting an e-mail account On the Index screen, tap the “Options”...
  • Page 67 09.E-mail.fm Page 62 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:36 PM EMail Tap the Direction drop-down list button to select To, CC, or BCC. Enter the e-mail address in the E-mail address field. • You can enter multiple e-mail addresses by inserting a comma between them.
  • Page 68 00.Cover.book Page 63 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM EMail Tap a file in the left Documents list, and then tap “Attach ->”. The selected file will be listed in the right Attached list telling you that the file is attached to the e-mail message you are editing.
  • Page 69: Sending An E-Mail Message

    00.Cover.book Page 64 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM EMail Sending an e-mail message Send mail icon Status button : unsent e-mail : draft e-mail Displays the number of sent and unsent messages Sending all e-mail messages In the Outbox folder, tap the “Mail” menu and then tap “Send all mail” Or tap the Send mail icon ( All unsent e-mail messages will be sent.
  • Page 70: Receiving E-Mail Messages

    09.E-mail.fm Page 65 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:37 PM EMail Receiving e-mail messages Reply to mail icon (purple): Get mail icon e-mail message unread : e-mail title having no message downloaded Displays the number of received and unsent messages Receiving e-mail messages from all e-mail accounts On the Index screen, tap the “Mail”...
  • Page 71: Registering The E-Mail Address Of The Sender In The Address Book Application

    00.Cover.book Page 66 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM EMail Replying to an e-mail message You can reply only to the sender(s). Tap “Mail” menu and then tap “Reply to mail”, or tap the Reply to mail icon ( Replying to all You can reply to all recipients and senders.
  • Page 72: Opening Or Arranging The Attachment Files

    09.E-mail.fm Page 67 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:37 PM EMail Tap the drop-down list button and then tap the e-mail address you want to add to the Address Book application. The selected e-mail address will be registered to the Address Book application and the display turns to the Index screen of the Address Book application.
  • Page 73: Deleting E-Mail Messages

    09.E-mail.fm Page 68 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:37 PM EMail Move to card [CF] Moves the attachment file to the CF card, while deleting the original attachment file. (The e-mail message will remain.) Delete Deletes the attachment file while leaving the original e- mail message.
  • Page 74 09.E-mail.fm Page 69 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:37 PM EMail Open the Examine screen of the e-mail message you want to delete. Select for delete checkbox Tap the “Select for delete” checkbox. Note: You cannot check the “Select for delete” checkbox to delete unread or unsent e-mail messages.
  • Page 75: Searching For An E-Mail Message

    00.Cover.book Page 70 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM EMail Searching for an e-mail message You can query the Inbox or Outbox folders to search for a specific e-mail message. Creating a new query Tap the Folders tab to open the Folders folder. Tap the desired folder (Inbox or Outbox).
  • Page 76 09.E-mail.fm Page 71 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 8:17 PM EMail Search option checkboxes and Date button after Specifies an e-mail by date. Tap to select the specified date after which the e-mail message has been received or sent. before Specifies an e-mail by date. Tap to select the specified date before which the e-mail message has been received or sent.
  • Page 77 09.E-mail.fm Page 72 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:37 PM EMail To edit the query In the Folders folder of the Index screen, tap the desired query you want to edit. Tap the “Options” menu and then tap “Edit query”. The Edit query screen appears.. Modify, as you want.
  • Page 78: Using A Mailbox Folder In The Inbox/Outbox Folder

    09.E-mail.fm Page 73 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:37 PM EMail Using a mailbox folder in the Inbox/Outbox folder Creating a new mailbox folder This function allows you to create a new mailbox folder inside the Inbox or Outbox. Tap the Folders tab to open the Folders folder. Tap the desired folder (Inbox or Outbox) in the Folders folder.
  • Page 79 09.E-mail.fm Page 74 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:38 PM EMail To delete a mailbox folder You can delete the mailbox folder created in the Inbox or Outbox. Tap the Folders tab to open the Folders folder. Tap the desired mailbox folder to be deleted. Tap the “Options”...
  • Page 80: Other Functions

    09.E-mail.fm Page 75 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 7:38 PM EMail Other functions Changing the view pattern You can view the e-mail message in Text or Rich text format on the Examine screen. On the Examine screen, tap the “View” menu and then tap “Text format”. The Text format will be unchecked and the Examine screen will be displayed in Rich text format.
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  • Page 82: Extras

    00.Cover.book Page 77 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras Extras City Time The City Time application shows you six world times you can choose at any time. In the Applications folder of the Home screen, tap the “City Time” application icon.
  • Page 83 00.Cover.book Page 78 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras Note: To find the desired region’s name, press the first character of the region’s name on the hardware keyboard. The focus moves to the matching region’s name. Tap the desired region’s name and then the city name. on the Select City screen.
  • Page 84: Clock

    00.Cover.book Page 79 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras Clock The Clock application shows the current time and date and can be used as a stopwatch. In the Applications folder of the Home screen, tap the “Clock” application icon. The Clock screen appears.
  • Page 85: Calculator

    00.Cover.book Page 80 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras Calculator The Calculator application allows you to perform mathematical operations, including Euro conversions. It functions in exactly the same way as a standard calculator. Note: Be sure to tap “C·CE” before starting calculations. In the Applications folder of the Home screen, tap the “Calculator”...
  • Page 86 00.Cover.book Page 81 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras Tap “Conv”. to set the conversion rate for the Euro. The on-screen keyboard changes to the conversion layout. Tap “Rate” and then enter the rate for 1 Euro. Tap “Rate” to save the setting. Note: To change the rate, repeat steps 1 through 3.
  • Page 87: System Info

    00.Cover.book Page 82 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras System Info This application presents a set of tabbed folders each presenting a different aspect of the system’s state. In the Applications folder of the Home screen, tap the “System Info” application icon.
  • Page 88: Voice Recorder (Commercially Available)

    00.Cover.book Page 83 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras Voice Recorder (commercially available) By attaching the commercially available microphone to the stereo headphone jack, you can record voice. Attaching the microphone Attach the microphone to the stereo headphone jack, until it locks into place. Overview Control screen In the Applications folder of the Home screen, tap the “Voice Recorder”...
  • Page 89 00.Cover.book Page 84 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras File menu Record Starts recording. Stop Stops recording or playback. Play Plays back the selected file. Rewinds for a fifth seconds of the total playback time by tapping once. Advances a fifth seconds of the total playback time by tapping once.
  • Page 90 00.Cover.book Page 85 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras Recording Make sure that the microphone is attached. In the Applications folder of the Home screen, tap the “Voice Recorder” application icon. The Voice Recorder Index screen appears. • If you want to record images on a CF or SD/MMC memory card, select it from the Preferences screen (See page 86).
  • Page 91 00.Cover.book Page 86 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras Playing Attach the stereo headphone to the stereo headphone jack, until it locks into place. On the Index screen, tap the desired record. Tap the Play icon or press the SELECT key. •...
  • Page 92: Help Browser

    00.Cover.book Page 87 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras Help Browser The Help Browser is a hypertext help system that works in a similar way to a Web browser. In the Applications folder of the Home screen, tap the “Help Browser” icon. The top screen will be displayed.
  • Page 93 00.Cover.book Page 88 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Extras Removing bookmarks Tap the “Bookmarks” menu and select the bookmarked page that you want to remove from the menu. The bookmarked page will be displayed. Tap the “Bookmarks” menu, and then tap “Remove from Bookmarks”. The bookmark of the page you are on will be removed from the bookmarks.
  • Page 94: Games

    00.Cover.book Page 89 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Games Games You can launch the following games from the “Games” folder of the Home screen. To exit each game, tap or press Asteroids Destroy asteroids while avoiding collision. Press to launch a new ship. Press to move the ship.
  • Page 95: Mine Hunt

    00.Cover.book Page 90 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Games Mine Hunt Quickly mark all the squares that contain mines. Select a game level of “Beginner”, “Advanced”, or “Expert” from the “Game” menu. Tap and hold a square to mark (or unmark) it. Marked squares have a flag. Tap a square to clear it.
  • Page 96: Settings

    12.Settings.fm Page 91 Monday, January 21, 2002 9:11 PM Settings Settings Adjusting the date and time (Date/Time) The date and time setting allows you to set the current time zone, date and time. For time-critical functions to work properly, the built-in clock application must be set to the current date and time.
  • Page 97 00.Cover.book Page 92 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings Tap the Date button and then tap your current date on the Calendar screen that appears. • Tap the up and down arrows of the year spinbox to set the current year. •...
  • Page 98: Add/Remove Software

    00.Cover.book Page 93 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings Add/Remove Software You can install applications (Linux/Qt/Java) downloaded from the Internet or created by yourself to the SL-5500. These applications must be packaged in ipkg format (*.ipk). You can also remove these applications and make space for other applications or data.
  • Page 99 00.Cover.book Page 94 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings Installing Package files Insert the expansion memory card including the application package files into the expansion card slot. On the Add/Remove Select screen, tap the “Install packages” button. The Index screen for file installation appears displaying the list of application packages.
  • Page 100 00.Cover.book Page 95 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings Installing Package files via networks Be sure to set up dial-up or LAN preferences before installing application package files via networks. (See page 113.) Index screen for installation via networks On the Add/Remove Select screen, tap the “Install packages via networks”...
  • Page 101 00.Cover.book Page 96 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings Server setup Configure the server from which you want to install package files. On the Index screen for installation via networks, tap the Server Setting icon. The Package Servers screen appears. “Remove”...
  • Page 102 00.Cover.book Page 97 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings On the Index screen, double-tap the package file you want to install. Or move the focus to the package file you want to install and then tap the Package Information icon ( The Package information screen appears.
  • Page 103 00.Cover.book Page 98 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings to close the Add/Remove Software application to restart the SL-5500. The unit will then be automatically restarted. The installed application package is listed in alphabetical order in the related folder of the Home screen and can be launched from there. Note: If an error message appears during installation, follow the instructions displayed on the screen.
  • Page 104 00.Cover.book Page 99 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings Uninstalling package files If you uninstall a package file, all information about the application, such as data and settings, are also deleted. On the Add/Remove Select screen, tap the “Uninstall packages” button. The Index screen for uninstallation appears.
  • Page 105: Backup/Restore

    00.Cover.book Page 100 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 100 Settings On the Package Information screen, tap the “Remove” button. The Package Information screen turns to the Index screen. The package file is now ready to be removed and the icon on the Index screen turns to Note: On the Index screen, tap the “installed”...
  • Page 106 00.Cover.book Page 101 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings 101 The Backup/Restore screen appears. In the Backup/Restore options, tap the Backup radio button. Tap the desired destination (CD or SD) in the Media option. Tap “Start”. The confirmation message appears. Tap “Yes”...
  • Page 107: Beam Receive

    00.Cover.book Page 102 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 102 Settings Tap "Yes" to start restore process. When the restore process has been completed, the unit will automatically restarted and the display returns to the Home screen. Beam Receive You can transfer a single entry created in the Address Book, Calendar, or Todo List applications or a document file using the IR port (IrDA) on the left side of the unit.
  • Page 108 00.Cover.book Page 103 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings 103 The Beam Receive screen appears. Beam receive mode Manual radio button (recommended) Automatic radio button Manual beam receive Start/Stop button Beam receive mode Manual radio button When checked, the unit receives data in manual mode. In this mode, the Beam reception mode screen appears as the unit receives data.
  • Page 109 00.Cover.book Page 104 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 104 Settings Note: The Automatic-receiving mode consumes more battery power than the Manual-receiving mode, because the IR port is always in receiving mode to be set to Manual-receiving mode, when the IR port is not in use. Transferring data between the same models (SL-5500) Receiving data in Manual mode (in the receiving unit)
  • Page 110 12.Settings.fm Page 105 Monday, January 21, 2002 9:21 PM Settings 105 During reception of the data, the “Receiving...” message appears on the screen and the “Add” button becomes ineffective (grayed out). File information Information of the received entry Add button File information Displays the file information (File name, type and size).
  • Page 111: Setting The Appearance

    12.Settings.fm Page 106 Monday, January 21, 2002 9:21 PM 106 Settings • The approximate time of file transfer is one minute per 100 Kbyte file. Receiving data in Automatic receive mode The Automatic receive mode notifies you of the data, even if you are in another application.
  • Page 112: Using The Application Key

    00.Cover.book Page 107 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings 107 Using the Application Key The Application Key application allows you to assign the following four keys on the slide cover to any of the applications installed in the unit: Calendar key, Address Book key, Menu Popup key, EMail key.
  • Page 113: Managing Power (Light & Power)

    00.Cover.book Page 108 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 108 Settings Managing power (Light & Power) Light & Power setting allows you to manage the frontlight and auto-power off feature. In the Settings folder of the Home screen, tap the “Light & Power” application icon.
  • Page 114: Adjusting The Touch Panel (Recalibrate)

    12.Settings.fm Page 109 Monday, January 21, 2002 7:49 PM Settings 109 Brightness Move the slider to change the brightness of the frontlight. The control slider actual brightness can be confirmed as you adjust the slider when the front light is turned on (which can be carried out by pressing the Front light key).
  • Page 115 12.Settings.fm Page 110 Monday, January 21, 2002 7:49 PM 110 Settings Overview In the Settings folder of the Home screen, tap the “Security” application icon. The Security Settings screen will be displayed. Note: If you have set the passcode in the initial settings after you have carried out a FULL reset or in this application, the passcode entry screen appears.
  • Page 116 00.Cover.book Page 111 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Settings 111 Changing the passcode Tap the “Change passcode” button. Enter your passcode and then tap “OK”. Enter the new passcode and then tap “OK”. You return to the Security Settings screen. on the Security Settings screen to save the passcode.
  • Page 117: Shutting Down

    00.Cover.book Page 112 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 112 Settings Shutting down The Shutdown application allows you to restart the Linux system and the Qtopia system. Restarting systems will erase data being edited. Overview In the Settings folder of the Home screen, tap the “Shutdown” application icon. Restart Qtopia button Reboot button Terminate Qtopia button...
  • Page 118: Internet Settings

    00.Cover.book Page 113 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 113 Internet Settings Internet Wizard By following the on-screen instructions of the Internet Wizard application, you can set up dial-up and LAN preferences for both the EMail and Network & Sync applications.
  • Page 119 00.Cover.book Page 114 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 114 Internet Settings Select Connection options Select Connection Lists all settings created for LAN/Dial-up. Tap to select drop-down list the desired one. button Connection Displays information concerning the current setting listed Information area in the Select Connection drop-down list button above.
  • Page 120 00.Cover.book Page 115 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 115 Creating a new LAN setting On the Internet Setting Wizard screen, tap “New”. The New Connection screen appears. Connection type radio buttons Make mail setting checkbox Back button Next button Connection type radio Select the connection type.
  • Page 121 00.Cover.book Page 116 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 116 Internet Settings The first screen appears. Connection Name field “Connect by” radio buttons “Obtain IP address Automatically” checkbox “DNS...” button Connection Name field Enter the desired connection name to be displayed in the Select Connection drop-down list on the Internet Setting Wizard screen.
  • Page 122 00.Cover.book Page 117 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 117 If necessary, tap “DNS...” and then enter the DNS addresses. Then tap to save the DNS addresses. Primary DNS field Secondary DNS field Tap “Next”. The next screen for the Proxy setting appears. Tap the Proxy drop-down list button and then tap the desired type.
  • Page 123 00.Cover.book Page 118 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 118 Internet Settings Auto configure proxies Enter the URL for automatic proxy configuration in the Config field. Set Proxies HTTP Proxy Host Enter the URL for HTTP proxy server. Port Enter the port number for HTTP proxy server. Tap the up or down arrow to change the port number.
  • Page 124 00.Cover.book Page 119 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 119 Tap “Next”. The next screen for e-mail settings appears, if you have checked the “Make mail setting” checkbox on the New Connection screen (p. 115). If you have not, the confirmation screen appears (step 9).
  • Page 125 00.Cover.book Page 120 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 120 Internet Settings Tap “Next”. The confirmation screen appears. View area Register button Confirm the contents of the setting and then tap “Register” to save the setting. The display turns to the main screen (Internet Setting Wizard screen). Tapping the Select Connection drop-down list button displays the new LAN setting.
  • Page 126 00.Cover.book Page 121 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 121 The first screen appears. Connection Name field Telephone Number field Dial using radio buttons Modem type radio buttons “Advanced Setting...” button Connection Name field Enter the desired connection name to be displayed in the Select Connection drop-down list on the Internet Setting Wizard screen.
  • Page 127 00.Cover.book Page 122 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 122 Internet Settings If necessary, tap the “Advanced Setting...” button to enter more settings. The Advanced setting screen appears. AT-command combobox Speed drop-down list button Hardware flow control checkbox Wait time slider AT-command Enter if you add a special modem command to the combobox...
  • Page 128 00.Cover.book Page 123 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 123 Connection ID field Enter your account. Save Password Check if you want to save the password. If checked, you checkbox need no password when dialing up. Password field Enter the password.
  • Page 129 00.Cover.book Page 124 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 124 Internet Settings Auto configure proxies Enter the URL for automatic proxy configuration in the Config field. Set Proxies HTTP Proxy Host Enter the URL for HTTP proxy server. Port Enter the port number for HTTP proxy server. Tap the up or down arrow to change the port number.
  • Page 130 00.Cover.book Page 125 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 125 Tap “Next”. The next screen appears telling you to set up the e-mail settings if you have checked the “Make mail setting” checkbox on the New Connection screen (p. 115). If you have not, the confirmation screen appears (step 12).
  • Page 131 00.Cover.book Page 126 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 126 Internet Settings Modifying settings Open the Internet Setting Wizard screen. Tap the Select Connection drop-down list button and then tap the desired setting. Tap “Edit”. Modify the setting. For details on how to edit the setting, see section “Creating a new LAN (or dial- up) setting”.
  • Page 132: Network & Sync

    00.Cover.book Page 127 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 127 For dial-up connection When you have completed your settings, insert the modem card into the CF card slot. Be sure to insert the card with the unit turned on, and remove it using the Eject Operation.
  • Page 133 00.Cover.book Page 128 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 128 Internet Settings In the Settings folder of the Home screen, tap the “Network & Sync” application icon. The Network screen will be displayed consisting of three folders: Current, Services, and Sync. Overview Network Service list “Properties”...
  • Page 134 00.Cover.book Page 129 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 129 “Properties” button Displays the properties of the network service selected in the list. On the screen that appears, you can edit settings. Sync folder USB IP Address Enter the IP address to be used for USB connection. Serial IP Address Enter the IP address to be used for serial cable connection.
  • Page 135 00.Cover.book Page 130 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 130 Internet Settings The Dial-up (or IrDA) screen will be displayed consisting of four folders: Account, Modem, Network, and Proxies. Name field Username field Password field Phone field Set the necessary items in the Account folder. Name field Change the name, if necessary.
  • Page 136 00.Cover.book Page 131 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 131 Set the necessary items. AT-dial combobox Select your dial type: ATDT (tone) or ATDP (pulse). Or enter the arbitrary AT command, if necessary. Speed drop-down list Select the communication speed. button The default setting (115200) is recommended, unless you need to change it.
  • Page 137 00.Cover.book Page 132 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 132 Internet Settings Tap the “Proxies” tab. The Dial-up screen for Proxies options will be displayed. Proxy drop-down list Tap the Proxy drop-down list button to select the method of setting the Proxy server.
  • Page 138 00.Cover.book Page 133 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 133 Set proxies HTTP Proxy Host Enter the URL for HTTP proxy server. Port Enter the port number for HTTP proxy server. FTP Proxy Host Enter the URL for FTP proxy server. Port Enter the port number for FTP proxy server.
  • Page 139 00.Cover.book Page 134 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 134 Internet Settings The LAN (or USB) screen will be displayed consisting of four folders: Account, TCP/IP, DNS, and Proxies. Name field “Obtain TCP/IP Information Automatically” radio button “Specify TCP/IP Information” radio button Set the necessary items in the Account folder.
  • Page 140 00.Cover.book Page 135 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 135 Tap the “TCP/IP” tab and set the necessary items if you select the “Specify TCP/IP information” option in the Account folder. IP Address field Subnet Mask field Broadcast field Gateway field IP Address field Input the IP address here.
  • Page 141 00.Cover.book Page 136 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 136 Internet Settings Tap the “Proxies” tab. The Dial-up screen for Proxies options will be displayed. Proxy drop- down list button Tap the Proxy drop-down list button to select the method of setting the Proxy server.
  • Page 142 00.Cover.book Page 137 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 137 Set proxies HTTP Proxy Host Enter the URL for HTTP proxy server. Port Enter the port number for HTTP proxy server. FTP Proxy Host Enter the URL for FTP proxy server. Port Enter the port number for FTP proxy server.
  • Page 143: Proxim Configuration

    • For information on how to set each option, also see the instructions supplied with the product • For information on the compatible peripherals and accessories, visit our Web site. USA: www.sharp-usa.com Other countries: www.sharp-world.com In the Settings folder of the Home screen, tap the “Wireless LAN Setting” application icon.
  • Page 144 00.Cover.book Page 139 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Internet Settings 139 The Index screen appears. There are two folders: Config and Wep. Config folder Wep folder Enter the setting. to save the setting.
  • Page 145 00.Cover.book Page 140 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM...
  • Page 146: Appendix

    00.Cover.book Page 141 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM Appendix 141 Appendix Connection Errors Check the following if for some reason error messages are displayed when the line connection is established, or when the network error occurs. • The device (modem card, LAN card, etc.) is connected correctly. •...
  • Page 147 00.Cover.book Page 142 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM 142 Appendix How to delete Document files using the Details screen In the Documents folder of the Home screen, press and hold the stylus on the file icon you want to delete for a few moments. The Details screen of the file will be displayed.
  • Page 148 00.Cover.book Page 143 Monday, January 21, 2002 5:47 PM...

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