Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
Using your PadFone Station Dock Features ...................23 Left side features .................... Right side features .................... Top view features ....................4 Chapter 4: Using apps and widgets Using apps on the PadFone ............28 Launching apps ....................8 Messaging ......................8 Surfing the web ....................9...
Adding widgets ....................97 ASUS Battery ....................98 Chapter 5: Accessory Using your PadFone Stylus Headset ..........99 Charging your PadFone Stylus Headset ............0 Turning your PadFone Styus Headset on or off ..........0 Pairing and connecting devices ..............0 Making calls ....................04 Answering calls ....................04...
• • Warranty card NOTES: • ASUS PadFone, PadFone Station, and PadFone Station Dock are purchased separately. • Contact your retailer if any of the items is damaged or missing. • *The power plug varies with country or region. •...
Before you start, ensure that you have read all the safety information and operating instructions in the Important Notices to prevent injury or damage to your device. Refer to your PadFone Quick Start Guide for instructions on installing the SIM card, installing an SD •...
Navigating your PadFone After you finish setting up your PadFone, the Home Screen appears. At the bottom of your Home Screen, you’ll find three navigation icons . These icons, which are always available on the system bar, allow you to instantly jump back to the Home Screen, return to a previous page, or launch a recent app.
Use your fingers to launch apps, move icons, select menu items, press buttons, type on the onscreen keyboard, and perform other useful gestures on the PadFone touchscreen. To key in or type something, touch the part where you need to type and the onscreen keyboard will pop The following table describes more useful gestures.
• Touch add a new contact. • Import your contacts from your SIM card into your PadFone. To import your contacts from your SIM card: . Install the SIM card into your PadFone. . From the Home Screen, touch to launch the People app.
Using the onscreen keyboard You can type text using the onscreen keyboard. In most apps, the onscreen keyboard appears automatically when needed. In other apps, you can touch where you need to type to open the onscreen keyboard. Touch to turn caps lock ON, Fixed Touch for back space ON, or OFF.
Using Google voice typing Google voice typing uses Google’s speech-recognition technology, that converts spoken words into text input. You must be connected to the Internet when using this feature. As you speak, the converted text is underlined and you can continue speaking to keep it, or you can delete it.
Connecting to the world Connecting to mobile networks After installing the SIM card, you are ready to use your PadFone to make/receive voice calls or transmit/receive data. Different countries or regions may have different mobile networks available and you may have to configure your PadFone to access these networks.
Password or key in other credentials. NOTE: For more details about ASUS Quick Settings, refer to the section Managing notifications in Chapter 4. IMPORTANT: If your PadFone finds a network that you have connected to previously, it automatically connects to it.
Bluetooth is very useful when transferring data between two or more devices that are near each other. The first time you connect to a Bluetooth device, you must pair it with your PadFone. TIP: Turn OFF Bluetooth in your PadFone when you’re not using it to help save battery power.
Pairing your PadFone with a Bluetooth device Before you can connect to a device, you must first pair your PadFone to that device. Once paired, the devices stay paired unless you unpair them. To pair your PadFone to a device: to go to the All apps screen then touch Settings .
Unpairing and configuring a Bluetooth device To unpair or configure a Bluetooth device: to go to the All apps screen then touch Settings . Touch . Slide the Bluetooth switch to ON. . Touch Bluetooth to display the Bluetooth settings. .
Using your PadFone Station Install your PadFone into your PadFone Station to extend its battery life and turn it into a tablet device. IMPORTANT: • Before you start, ensure that you have read all the safety information and operating instructions in the Important Notices bundled with your PadFone to prevent injury or damage to your device.
To enter into Camera mode, touch and drag the lock icon out of the circle to the camera icon. Tutorial Tutorial automatically starts the first time that you install your PadFone into your PadFone Station. It offers useful insights about the seamless possibilties of using the PadFone, PadFone Station, PadFone Station Dock, and PadFone Stylus Headset.
Home Screen Display local weather information. Open All apps Touch to customize weather screen Open Google Text search widget settings, location, and frequency updates. Open Google Voice search Shortcuts Notification area & Settings Display recent apps Displays local date Return to Home Screen Displays your e-mail inbox.
Screen Views The screen view rotates automatically when you hold the tablet horizontally to vertically, and vice versa. To enable/ disable Auto-rotate screen, go to Settings > Display. Landscape view Portrait view Touch Panel Control Single-tapping • Single-tapping the touch panel allows you to select a desired item or launch an app. Single-tapping in the File Manager allows you to open, select, copy, cut, delete, or edit the files.
Inputting, inserting, selecting, and copying text When the PadFone Station is not docked, the onscreen keyboard appears when tapping on any text insertion bars or word processors. On Google Text Search on the upper left corner, type in the web...
After typing in Google Text Search, touch on the text you have just entered and you will see an insertion point. To move the insertion point, drag or touch the space you would like to insert a letter or a word.
Using your PadFone Station Dock Dock your PadFone Station installed with your PadFone into your PadFone Station Dock to increase its battery life and turn it into a traditional notebook. IMPORTANT: • Before you start, ensure that you have read all the safety information and operating instructions in the Important Notices bundled with your PadFone to prevent injury or damage to your device.
Top view features Backspace Enter Caps Lock Shift Shift PgUp Ctrl Ctrl PgDp Home...
40-pin USB connector Insert the power adapter into this port to supply power to your PadFone Station Dock and charge the internal battery pack. To prevent damage to your PadFone Station Dock and battery pack, always use the bundled power adapter.
The touchpad with its buttons is a pointing device that provides the same functions as a desktop mouse. Special Keyboard Functions Some special keys on your ASUS PadFone Station Dock’s keyboard have standalone functions and some must be used with the function key. NOTE: The locations of the special keys vary with models but the functions remain the same.
Home PgUp Increases the speaker volume. PgDp Home PgUp Locks the PadFone Station and put it into sleep mode. PgDp Home PgUp Press <Fn> and the arrow keys to scroll up and down or scroll to the start PgUp PgUp...
You can seamlessly use applications between your PadFone and PadFone Station. NOTES: • PadFone and PadFone Station are purchased separately. • Some downloaded applications may work on your PadFone but may not work on your PadFone Station, and vice versa. Using apps on the PadFone Launching apps Touch to display all your apps.
Managing notifications Notifications alerts you about new messages, calendar events, media service connections, PC sync information, alarms, and more. Enable the ASUS Quick Setting app to see more and do more from your Notifications area. NOTES: then select ASUS •...
Normal mode Touch to respond to a notification or swipe sideways to dismiss See more ASUS Quick Settings options below: Icon Description Allows you to select your preferred mode Performance mode: Maximizes the system’s performance. Balanced mode (Default mode): Balances the system’s performance and power usage.
Icon Description Touch to enable or disable the auto-rotate screen feature. Touch to enable or disable the Wi-Fi connection. Touch to enable or disable the Bluetooth connection. Touch to enable or disable the sound. Touch to enable or disable the auto-sync feature. Touch to enable or disable the GPS function.
Searching your PadFone or web Use the Google Search bar at the top of your Home Screen to help you find anything that you need from your PadFone or from the web. To start searching, you can do either of the following: •...
Watch Calendar Watch Calendar allows you to add, edit, and delete an event or appointment and sync it through your Gmail account. Add new event Tap to view events Edit an event Delete an event Event information To launch Watch Calendar: to go to the All apps screen then touch Watch Calendar .
MyCloud MyCloud is a convenient app to access your cloud contents and synchronize them with your PadFone, remotely control your computer, and access asus@vibe, ASUS one-stop digital entertainment site. to go to the All apps screen then touch MyCloud To launch MyCloud, touch...
SuperNote SuperNote is a convenient app used for writing and painting on your PadFone. You can take notes, send instant messages, draw sketches, create e-cards with audio recordings or diaries with video, and a lot more. to go to the All apps screen then touch SuperNote...
Using SuperNote To create a new notebook: . Touch 2. Key in a name for the file and choose the page size: For Pad or For Phone. . Select a page color and line style, then touch OK. 4. Touch the newly-created notebook to open and write on the page. The following screen describes the SuperNote screen features.
Using the SuperNote Notebook SuperNote Notebook is designed to allow you to scribble and doodle on your PadFone continuously regardless of page lines. The app automatically adjusts the scribbled note to fit into the page lines. To use the Scribble or Keyboard feature: and select the Scribble mode or Keyboard mode to write or use the onscreen .
• Touch and select Baseline for penmanship guidelines, if necessary.
. In Scribble or Keyboard mode, do any of the following: and select from the menus Take photo, Insert picture, Insert the text • Touch image, Insert audio, Insert video or Insert text file to make annotations, create time stamps, insert photos, drawings from paintbook, picture from gallery, voice, video, or other text and picture file.
• Insert a new page in the notebook or delete to discard unwanted pages. and select Read only to enable Read Only mode to view and flip through the • Touch note pages and avoid entering unnecessary marks on the pages. •...
To use the Doodle feature: and select the Doodle mode to create some sketches or drawings. . Touch and select Doodle. • Touch • Touch to select the stroke weight and color. • Touch to move, scale, rotate, delete, or edit the selected area. •...
Using apps on the PadFone Station Managing Apps App shortcut You can create shortcuts for your favorite apps on your PadFone Home Screen. . Touch to go to the All apps screen. . From the All apps screen, touch and hold the icon of the app you wish to move then drag and place the app on the Home Screen.
Removing App from Home Screen You can remove app shortcuts from your PadFone Home Screen. The original app will remain in your All apps screen. To remove an app in your Home screen: . Touch and hold an app on your Home Screen until X Remove appears.
App Folder Create folders to organize your applications and shortcuts on your PadFone Station Home Screen. 1. On your PadFone Station’s Home Screen, touch and drag an app or shortcut onto another app and a folder will appear. . Touch the new folder and tap Unnamed Folder to rename the folder.
Recent Apps Recent apps are displayed on the left panel of the Home Screen. You can find detailed information and manage your apps from the Recent Apps list. . Touch the Recent Apps icon at the lower left corner of the Home Screen. .
All apps screen. . Touch WIDGETS to display the widgets menu. . Touch and hold ASUS Task Manager to display the ASUS Task Manager box on the Home Screen. 4. Touch and hold the widget to display the sizing brackets. Pull the sizing bracket upward or downward to show the complete list of tasks.
File Manager File Manager allows you to easily locate and manage your data either on the internal storage device or the connected external storage devices. To access the internal storage device: to go to the All apps screen. . Touch .
4. Touch the Return folder icon to return to the root directory of My Storage. To access the external storage device: . Touch the USB or SD card icon on the bottom right corner of your Home Screen to display the notification box.
. Touch the folder icon to display its contents. To copy, cut, delete, or share files: Tick the file you wish to copy, cut, share, or delete and touch the action icon found at the tool bar on the upper right corner of they File Manager screen. You can also tick the file and drag/drop it to your desired destination folder.
Play Store Access lots of fun games and tools in the Play Store using your Google account. If you don’t have a Google account, please create one. To access the Play Store: . Touch to go to the All apps screen. .
5. After signing in, you can start downloading and adding apps to your device from the Play Store. IMPORTANT: Download the latest Adobe Flash Player version ...60 for ICS devices. NOTES: • You cannot restore the deleted applications, but you can login with the same ID and download them again. •...
Settings Settings screen allows you to configure the settings of your PadFone Station, including Wireless & networks, Device, Personal, and System settings. Touch the tabs on the left to switch screens and do the configurations. There are two ways to go to the Settings screen.
From ASUS Quick Setting: Touch the notification area on the bottom right corner to launch the ASUS Quick Settings panel. Display local date and time Internet Dock / Pad Battery Status connection status Settings Menu Performance Quick Setting Adjustment Panel.
ASUS Quick Setting Adjustment Panel Touch any of the following icons to enable or disable its assigned function. Performance mode Power Saving Wi-Fi Silent mode Auto-rotate screen Bluetooth Balanced mode Auto-Sync Icon and baseline light up when enabled IMPORTANT: •...
Touch Music on the Home Screen to play your music files. This application automatically collects and displays all the audio files stored in your PadFone Station and connected external storage devices. You can shuffle and play all audio files randomly or flip to select an album for your listening pleasure.
Touch Gallery on the Home Screen to browse for images or video files. This app automatically collects and displays all the images and video files stored in your PadFone. From the Gallery, you can display images in a slideshow or touch to select for image or video files.
Touch and hold an album in the Gallery until the Tool bar on top appears. Using the Tool bar options, you can upload, delete, or share selected albums online. Tool bar Album details Delete or cancel the selected album Share the selected album through ASUS Webstorage, Bluetooth , Picasa , Google+ ® ®...
Touch an image in the Gallery and use the tool bar on the upper right corner to share, delete, or edit a selected image. Tool bar Album details Delete or cancel the selected album Share the selected album Check the image information, and through ASUS Webstorage, edit the selected image Bluetooth , Picasa , Google+ ® ®...
Gallery widget The Photo Gallery widget allows immediate access to your favorite photos or albums right from the Home Screen. . Touch to go to the All apps screen. . Touch Widgets to display the widgets menu. . Touch and hold Photo Gallery until the gallery widget box moves to the Home Screen and displays the Choose images menu box.
Camera Touch Camera from the All apps screen to take pictures, record videos, or create panoramic images. You can use the front camera or the back camera to take pictures or record videos. The image and video files are saved to Gallery. Camera mode Zoom in Mode switch...
Video mode Effects Video mode Record button White balance Settings Panoramic mode Capture button Captured range Panoramic image...
. From the email app screen,key in your Email address and Password, then touch Next. 4. Wait while your PadFone automatically checks your incoming and outgoing mail server settings. 5. Configure the Account options and touch...
6. Provide a name for the account and key in the name you want displayed on the outgoing messages. Touch Next to log into your mail inbox. To add email accounts: . Touch to go to the All apps screen, touch Email and login using the account that you’ve previously set up.
. Touch Gmail from the All apps screen. Touch Existing and type your existing Email and Password, then touch Sign in. NOTE: Touch New if you do not own a Google Account. . Wait while your PadFone communicates with Google servers to set up your account.
. You can use your Google account to backup and restore your settings and data. Touch Done to sign in to your Gmail. IMPORTANT: If you have several e-mail accounts in addition to Gmail, use Email to set up and access all your e-mail accounts at same time.
MyLibrary, an integrated interface for your e-book collections, allows you to place your purchased or downloaded e-books into different bookshelves and genres. Touch to go to the All apps screen, then touch MyLibrary. NOTE: Log into asus@vibe to download more e-books. IMPORTANT: • MyLibrary supports e-books in ePub, PDF and TXT format. •...
Reading your e-books To read e-books: . Touch to select an e-book on the bookshelf. . Touch and hold the screen to show the tool bar on the top. Chapter list Use text-to-speech function for in this page Zoom out/ Zoom in Marker Search key words Insert bookmark...
. Flip pages like a real book or move the page scroll at the bottom. Making notes on your e-books . Touch and hold on a desired word or sentence until the tool menu and the dictionary definition are displayed. .
Places and Maps Google Places Google Places allows you to easily find places such as nearby attractions, restaurants, coffee shops, or gas stations. It also allows you to check in your current location at a specific time and share this information with others.
Polaris Office ® Polaris Office is a set of interrelated desktop applications that allows you to create, read, and edit ® documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. To use Polaris Office: ® . Touch to go to the All apps screen. . In the All apps screen, touch Polaris® Office.
. Touch My Folders on the upper left and select the file. Adding new files then select New: To add new files, touch Touch Document to start the word processor to edit documents. • Touch Sheet to start the spreadsheet to perform calculation and manage information. •...
Accessing/clearing your recent files To access and clear your recent files, do either of the following: Office screen, touch Recent Documents to conveniently access your • From the Polaris ® recently-edited files. From the Recent Documents screen, touch then select Clear recent documents to •...
MyNet will not work if the devices are connected via G network. • Your PadFone Station and the DLNA device such as computer, TV, or speakers must be connected to the same wireless network. Otherwise, MyNet will not function. . Ensure that your PadFone Station and your computer are connected to the same wireless network.
. On the Server list, select the source device on the left panel to view the contents. Source device Search and Settings Current source Content 4. You can do any of the following: Select a file and touch Play to on the bottom right to start playing on the target device. •...
• Touch and hold a file to upload or download it to and from the connecting devices. You can also select a file from the Playlist. The Playlist offers a common space for the • connected devices to share files. Tap the plus sign (+) to create new lists.
5. To enable Digital Media Server, touch Settings on the upper right corner and tick Digital Media Server Settings to allow the other connecting devices to access media files on your PadFone Station. You can also select the location of the file you want to share.
MyCloud MyCloud is a convenient app to access your cloud contents and synchronize them with your PadFone Station, remotely control your computer, and access asus@vibe, ASUS’ one-stop digital entertainment site. To launch MyCloud: . From the All apps screen, touch MyCloud.
. MyCloud needs to work with ASUS Pad PC Suite to avail its full function. Download and install ASUS Pad PC Suite from the ASUS support site at support.asus.com to your computer. Click Next to continue.
My Content My Content allows you to access your data such as music, video, or audio files from ASUS Webstorage. To access MyContent: . Touch I have an account to sign in or touch Create an account to create your free account.
My Desktop My Desktop allows you to remotely control your computer from your PadFone Station. You will need to download ASUS Pad PC Suite to your computer first to enable My Desktop on your PadFone Station. Installing and setting up the ASUS PC Suite on your computer .
5. Click Next to continue. 6. Read the license agreement and click Accept to continue. 7. Create a password and click Next.
8. Click Enjoy Now to continue. 9. Copy your computer’s IP address for later use on your PadFone Station.
Using My Desktop on your PadFone Station . Ensure that your PadFone Station and your computer are connected to the same wireless network. Touch My Desktop. . Touch the screen to scan the available devices. 3. Touch the plus sign (+) on the upper right corner to add your computer’s information.
4. Touch OK to continue. 5. Manually enter your computer’s IP address and other information, then touch Done. NOTES: • The devices must be connected to the same wireless network while enabling My Desktop. • My Desktop will not work if the devices are connected via G network.
Setting up Internet Discovery for My Desktop On your computer: . Download and activate Splashtop Streamer from the ASUS support site. . Go to Network in Splashtop Remote Streamer. 3. Key in your Google credentials in the Email and Password fields then click Sign in.
ASUS products. With asus@vibe, you can access or download a wealth of exciting and engaging digital content such as music, videos, games, magazines, and e-books. You can also tune into your favorite radio stations and stream live TV anytime and anywhere.
App Locker App Locker allows you to password-protect your apps. To use App Locker: . From the All apps screen, touch on App Locker . . Set up your password. . Tick the apps you would like to lock. 4. Activate App Locker from Settings on the upper right corner.
SuperNote SuperNote is a convenient app used for writing and painting on your PadFone Station. You can take notes, send instant messages, draw sketches, create e-cards with audio recordings or diaries with video, and lots more. All your notebooks and paintbooks...
Using SuperNote To create a new notebook: . Touch + New Notebook on the left panel of the SuperNote main page. 2. Key in a name for the file and choose the page size: For Pad or For Phone. . Select a page color and line style, then touch OK. 4.
Using the SuperNote Notebook SuperNote Notebook is designed to allow you to scribble and doodle on your PadFone Station continuously regardless of page lines. The app automatically adjusts the scribbled note to fit into the page lines. . Choose Scribble mode or Keyboard mode to enter your notes.
5. Touch Insert to make annotations, create time stamps, insert photos, drawings from paintbook, picture from gallery, voice, video, or other text and picture file. 6. Insert a new page in the notebook or delete to discard unwanted pages. 7. Touch Read Only to enable Read Only mode to view and flip through the note pages and avoid entering unnecessary marks on the pages.
9. You can do the following to use the Doodle feature: Touch Brush to select the stroke type. • Touch Stroke to select the stroke weight. • Touch Color to select a color from the color pallete. • Touch Select to move, scale, rotate, delete, or edit the selected area. •...
Watch Calendar Watch Calendar allows you to add, edit and delete an event or appointment and sync it through your Gmail account. . From the All apps screen, touch Watch Calendar. . To add an event or appointment, touch New Event.
Using PadFone widgets Adding widgets Widgets are useful and fun applications that brings information and services conveniently to your Home Screen at-a-glance. You can find them in the Widgets tab in the All Apps screen, ready to be moved into your Home Screen.
Task Manager Task Manager is an easy and quick way to close running apps. It effectively cleans your cache and frees more cache space for your PadFone. To use Task Manager, swipe your screen to the right. Shows number of running apps...
Using PadFone Station widgets Adding widgets Use widgets to conveniently access useful and fun applications on your PadFone Station’s Home Screen. You can find them in the Widgets tab in the All Apps screen, ready to be moved into your Home Screen.
ASUS Battery This special widget shows the individual battery status of your PadFone, PadFone Station, and PadFone Station Dock (optional) by percentange and color. The more battery power, the brighter the color. . Touch to go to the All apps screen.
Accessory Using your PadFone Stylus Headset Use your PadFone Stylus Headset to turn your PadFone Station into a virtual sketchpad and answer incoming calls to your PadFone. IMPORTANT: • Before you start, ensure that you have read all the safety information and operating instructions in the Important Notices bundled with your PadFone to prevent injury or damage to your device.
LED Color Description / Status Solid blue Fully charged Slow blue pulse Power on, paired and connected Quick blue flash Incoming call or while taking a call Solid red Charging mode Red flash Power on and not in pairing mode Quick red and blue flash Establishing the pairing mode...
NOTES: • Use the power plug and USB charger that came with your PadFone to charge your PadFone Stylus Headset. • The input voltage range between the wall outlet and the power adapter is AC 00V-40V. The output...
Turning your PadFone Styus Headset on or off To turn your PadFone Stylus Headset on: Press the multi-function button for about 2 seconds. When you turn it on for the first time, the LED quickly flashes red and blue alternately to indicate that is in the pairing mode and is discoverable by other Bluetooth devices.
NOTES: • For details on turning the Bluetooth function on in your PadFone Station, refer to its user manual that you can download from the ASUS website at support.asus.com • For details on turning the Bluetooth function on in your Bluetooth mobile device, refer to the documentation that came with your Bluetooth mobile device.
• For clearer audio, keep the pen clip oriented towards the PadFone Station. • Do not bend or damage the pen clip. Refrain from touching the pen clip wihle talking on your PadFone Stylus Headset to avoid any signal interference.