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  • Page 1 MyPal A639 User Manual...
  • Page 2 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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 Getting Started ..........1 Introducing MyPal ..................1 Installing and removing the battery ............5 Connecting to a power source ...............5 Setting up GPS ..................6 Additional storage ..................7 Activating MyPal ..................8 Basic screens on MyPal ................9 Chapter 2 Basics .............. 11 Viewing system information ..............11 Entering information ................11 Finding and organizing information ............17...
  • Page 4 PowerPoint Mobile ................58 Windows Live ..................60 Windows Media Player for Pocket PC ..........64 Chapter 6 Internet Explorer Mobile ......... 65 Using Internet Explorer Mobile ............65 Mobile Favorites folder ................66 Chapter 7 Get Connected ..........71 Connecting to the Internet ..............71 Connecting to Work ................72 Setting up connections ................72 Ending a connection ................74 Setting up a WAP gateway ..............75...
  • Page 5 MyPal A639 specifications Processor Marvell PXA 270 Processor, 416MHz ® Operating system Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 (Pocket PC) ® ® Memory 1GB Flash ROM 64MB SDRAM Display 3.5-inch, brilliant transflective TFT LCD 65,000 Full-color QVGA, 240x320 resolution Touch Screen Battery...
  • Page 6: Package Contents

    If any item is missing or damaged, contact your dealer or retailer immediately. Standard items • ASUS MyPal A639 Pocket PC • USB travel sync cable • AC adapter • Microsoft Getting started CD: includes Microsoft ®...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Getting Started

    6 plus a host of useful utilities, you have everything you need in ® your pocket! MyPal A639 comes with additional Wi-Fi feature that allows you to connect to wireless LAN and Internet. MyPal A639 has a single SD card slot. Front features Power/Notification LED Bluetooth/Wi-Fi/GPS...
  • Page 8: Back Features

    • keyboard. This button allows you to move through the program icons, folders, or files in a menu by scrolling up or down, left or right. If ASUS MyPal is bundled with GPS map software, you may use the ®...
  • Page 9: Side Features

    the word Hold to turn off the screen and prevent it from turning back on even when you tap the screen or press a button. Move the switch towards the opposite direction to disable this feature. Battery cover - provides protection to the battery compartment of the •...
  • Page 10: Bottom Features

    Bottom features Sync and power cable connector RESET Reset switch Headphone jack Headphone port - connects to a headphone. • Sync and power cable connector - connect the 26-pin USB sync • cable directly to this connector to synchronize your device with your computer.
  • Page 11: Installing And Removing The Battery

    Installing and removing the battery NOTE Opening the battery cover automatically turns off the power. There is a mechanism at the upper left side of the battery compartment that switches the power off automatically when you slide out the battery cover. This is a safety measure for protecting the power circuitry, so please make sure not to lose the battery cover.
  • Page 12: Setting Up Gps

    Setting up GPS To receive GPS signal: Flip open the GPS antenna panel from the back of the device. You may rotate the panel as illustrated below. NOTE For best signal reception, the GPS antenna panel should be oriented parallel to the ground. If the GPS signal reception is weak, purchase and use an optional external antenna.
  • Page 13: Additional Storage

    Additional storage MyPal A639 comes with the standard SD card slot. The SD card slot can be inserted with SD or MMC memory cards. It also supports SDIO cards of various functionalities including 802.11b/g, modem, etc. Installing and removing SD/...
  • Page 14: Activating Mypal

    Activating MyPal You need to properly calibrate and activate your device before using it. This process ensures accurate positioning when entering text and selecting menus. Calibrating and activating your device 1. Press the power button. Power button 2. The Welcome screen appears when you turn on the device for the first time, or after performing a clean reset.
  • Page 15: Basic Screens On Mypal

    ® Tap to shift display to landscape or portrait orientation Tap to open ASUS Status menu where you can see common device status and settings (such as backlight setting, battery level, memory usage, and more) Tap to open the...
  • Page 16: Start Menu

    Start menu From the Start menu, you can select Tap to open a program programs, settings, and help topics. To display the Start Tap to open a recently menu, tap the icon used program from the top of the screen. Tap to open the Programs menu Tap to open the Settings menu Tap to display the Help topics...
  • Page 17: Chapter 2 Basics

    Chapter 2 Basics Viewing system information Your device allows you to easily display the built-in specifications. NOTE You cannot change the information you see in the system information screens. To display the system information: > Settings > System tab > System Information icon 1.
  • Page 18: To Type With The Soft Keyboard

    To type with the soft keyboard: > Keyboard. 1. Tap 2. Tap the keys on the on-screen keyboard with the stylus to enter information. Select an Tap to show or hide the input panel input method Tap to display the input method options Word completion feature When you use the Input Panel and the soft keyboard, your device anticipates the word you are typing and displays it above the Input Panel.
  • Page 19: To Use Block Recognizer

    To use Block Recognizer: With the Block Recognizer, you can input character strokes that are similar to those used on other devices. > Block Recognizer. 1. Tap 2. Write a letter within the writing area. When you write a letter, it is converted to a typed text that appears on the screen.
  • Page 20: Writing On The Screen

    Writing on the screen In the Notes program, you can use the stylus to write directly on the screen. Write the way you do on paper. To write on the screen: > Programs > Notes > New 1. Tap 2. The screen displays a blank space with lines to help you write.
  • Page 21: Drawing On The Screen

    Drawing on the screen You can draw on the screen in the same way that you write on the screen. The difference between writing and drawing on the screen is how you select items and how they can be edited. For example, selected drawings can be resized, while writing cannot.
  • Page 22: Recording A Message

    Recording a message In any program where you can write or draw on the screen, you can also quickly capture thoughts, reminders, and phone numbers by recording a message. In Calendar, Tasks, and Contacts, you can include a recording in the Notes tab. In the Notes program, you can either create a standalone recording or include a recording in a written note.
  • Page 23: Finding And Organizing Information

    To change the recording format: 1. In the note list, tap Menu > Options > Global Input Options link > Options tab. 2. Select your desired recording format from the Voice recording format pull-down menu then tap ok when done. NOTE Compared to other settings, the Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) provides slightly better sound quality but takes up 50...
  • Page 24: Customizing Your Device

    Customizing your device You can customize your device by adjusting the settings, using the built-in programs, and installing additional software. To see the available options: > Settings > Personal or System tab. • NOTE Tap and hold the slider on the right side of the screen to display other Settings icons.
  • Page 25: Setting A Password

    Changing the start menu To change the menu items: > Settings > Menus icon. 1. Tap 2. Check the box opposite the items that you wish to appear on the Start Menu. 3. Tap ok. NOTE Items that are not added in the Start menu can be found in the Programs.
  • Page 26: Changing The Screen Display Orientation

    3. Select the password type, Simple 4 digit or Strong alphanumeric. 4. Key-in a password. If you selected the Strong alphanumeric type of password, you need to key-in the password twice. 5. Tap the Hint tab to create a kind of reminder in case you forget your password.
  • Page 27: Changing The Screen Theme

    To enable the ClearType feature: > Settings > System tab > Screen icon > Clear Type tab. 1. Tap 2. Check the Enable Clear Type box, then tap ok. To change the screen text size: > Settings > System tab > Screen icon > Text Size tab. 1.
  • Page 28 To customize the button setttings: 1. Tap the Up/Down Control tab. 2. Tap the slider to your desired settings of Up/Down button reaction time. 3. Tap the Advance tab to set options for the key light and hold switch. 4. Tap ok when done. Using Mode Switcher and Task Switcher On the rightmost group of buttons on the device (see Chapter 1), its right button functions, by default, as the Mode Switcher button which allows...
  • Page 29: Setting The Backlight

    Setting the backlight To set the backlight: > Settings > System tab > Backlight icon. 1. Tap 2. Adjust the display brightness by dragging the slider towards Dark or Bright until you achieve your desired screen brightness. 3. Tap the Advance tab and customize the backlight settings when using battery power and AC power.
  • Page 30: Selecting Sounds And Notifications

    Selecting sounds and notifications Your device can remind you of things you have to do in several ways. For example, if you have set up an appointment in Calendar, a task with a due date, or an alarm in Clock, you will be notified in any of the following ways. •...
  • Page 31 Changing the wakeup settings > Settings > Personal tab > Wakeup Source icon. 1. Tap 2. Check the boxes of the items to control what functions/conditions will turn on the device’s power. Pressing any one of the function buttons on the front panel wakes up the device.
  • Page 32: Using Simple Applications

    Changing the memory settings To display the memory allocation: > Settings > System tab > Memory icon. 1. Tap 2. Tap ok when done. To check the storage card memory: > Settings > System tab > Memory icon > Storage Card tab 1.
  • Page 33: Bubble Breaker

    Calculator Tap the Calculator icon to use basic calculator functions. Games Tap the Games icon to display the available games. Bubble Breaker The main objective of this game is to burst all the bubbles. To do so, tap two or more bubbles of the same color that are connected to each other. The more bubbles you burst at a time, the higher your score.
  • Page 34 4. Tap Menu > Set as Today Background... to use the picture as your wallpaper in the Today screen. Tap Menu > Beam picture... if you wish to send the picture to another device with IR port. 5. Tap Send on the Menu bar to attach the picture to an e-mail. To use Auto Correct: Tap Menu >...
  • Page 35: Checking Device Status

    3. Tap ok to make the changes. NOTE If you clear the box beside the Show system status icon, the ASUS Status icon will not show on the Today screen. To make > Settings > the ASUS Status icon appear again, tap System tab >...
  • Page 36 Chapter 2...
  • Page 37: Chapter 3 Synchronize And Enhance

    Chapter 3 Synchronize and Enhance Microsoft ActiveSync ® ® The Microsoft ActiveSync is one of the important bundled programs in ® ® MyPal. With ActiveSync, you can synchronize the information on your desktop computer with the information on your device. Synchronization compares the data on your device with your desktop computer and updates both computers with the most recent information.
  • Page 38 Installing ActiveSync on your computer ® The ActiveSync program is already installed on your device. To synchronize information on your device with your computer, you must also install ActiveSync on your computer. Install ActiveSync from the Getting Started CD that came with your product package. NOTE Before starting the ActiveSync installation, make sure that you have Microsoft...
  • Page 39: Synchronizing Your Device

    Synchronizing your device Connecting your device to a computer 1. Connect the 26-pin device plug of the sync cable to the 26-pin connector at the bottom of your device. 2. Connect the other end of the sync cable to a USB port on your computer.
  • Page 40 To set up a sync relationship: 1. On the Synchronization Setup Wizard screen, click Next. 2. Select the type of information that you wish to synchronize, then click Next. If you wish to customize a synchronized item, highlight the item then click Settings.
  • Page 41: Checking Synchronized Information

    Immediately after you set up a sync relationship, ActiveSync starts automatically and initiates the first synchronization between your device and your computer. Refer to the succeeding sections for more details on synchronization. Checking synchronized information After your first synchronization, take a look at Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks on your device.
  • Page 42: Manually Initiating Synchronization

    Manually initiating synchronization Once you have set up ActiveSync and completed the first synchronization process, you can initiate synchronization from your device at any time. To manually initiate synchronization: > Programs > ActiveSync to display the ActiveSync screen. 1. Tap Connection status Tap to stop/start synchronization Tap to change synchronization settings...
  • Page 43: Synchronization Options

    Synchronization options The Microsoft ActiveSync program allows you to customize your synchronization settings at any time. You can select the items to synchronize, set the synchronization schedule, and specify the synchronization rules. To display the synchronization options: • From the ActiveSync window on your desktop computer, click on the Options icon, or From the menu bar, click on Tools, then Options.
  • Page 44 Chapter 3...
  • Page 45: Chapter 4 Microsoft ® Pocket Outlook

    Chapter 4 Microsoft Pocket Outlook ® Microsoft Pocket Outlook includes Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Notes, ® and Messaging. You can use these programs individually or together. For example, you can use an e-mail address stored in Contacts to address e-mail messages in Messaging. Using ActiveSync , you can synchronize information in Microsoft Outlook ®...
  • Page 46: To Create An Appointment

    Creating appointments To create an appointment: 1. If you are in Day or Week view, tap your desired date for the appointment, 2. Tap Menu > New Appointment. Tap to select from a predefined text Tap to select from previously entered locations Tap to specify the time of appointment Tap to specify the date of appointment Tap to add notes to the appointment...
  • Page 47: Using The Summary Screen

    Using the summary screen When you tap an appointment in Calendar, a summary screen appears. To change the appointment, tap Edit. Appointment details Notes/additional information on the appointment Tap to show edit, beam, and delete options for an appointment Tap to change details of the appointment Creating meeting requests You can set up meetings with users of Outlook and Pocket Outlook.
  • Page 48: Contacts

    Contacts Contacts maintains a list of your friends and colleagues so that you can easily find the information you look for, whether you are at home or on the road. Using the Bluetooth or the infrared port (IR) on the device, you can quickly share Contacts information with other device users.
  • Page 49 4. To add notes, tap the Notes tab. You can enter text, draw, or create a recording. For more information on creating notes, see the section “Notes” later in this chapter. 5. Tap ok to return to the contact list when done.
  • Page 50: Finding A Contact

    Finding a contact There are four ways to find a contact. 1. In the contact list, enter a contact name in the box under the navigation bar. To show all contacts again, clear text from the box or tap the Undo button to the right of the box.
  • Page 51: Tasks

    Tasks Use Tasks to keep track of what you have to do. Tap Menu > Sort by or Filter to sort or filter displayed tasks respectively. Tap here to create and enter a new task Indicates high priority Tap to display or edit the task details Tap and hold to display a pop-up menu of actions...
  • Page 52: Notes

    5. To add notes, tap the Notes tab. You can enter text, draw, or create a recording. For more information on creating notes, see the section “Notes” later in this chapter. 6. Tap ok to return to the task list when done. Using the summary screen Tapping a task on the task list displays a summary screen.
  • Page 53: Creating Notes

    Tap to change the sort order of the list Tap to open a note or play a recording Tap and hold to display a pop-up menu of actions Tap an action for the item Tap to create a new note or recording To set the default input mode for entering note text: >...
  • Page 54: Messaging

    Messaging Use Messaging to send and receive e-mail messages in one of these ways: • Synchronize e-mail messages with Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Outlook on your desktop computer • Send and receive e-mail messages by connecting directly to an e-mail server through an Internet service provider (ISP) or a network Synchronizing e-mail messages You can e-mail messages as part of the general synchronization process.
  • Page 55 and messages that have been deleted on the e-mail server are removed from the device Inbox folder. Messages that you receive directly from an e-mail server are linked to your e-mail server rather than your desktop computer. When you delete a message on your device, it is also deleted from the e-mail server the next time you connect, based on the settings you selected in ActiveSync.
  • Page 56: Reading Messages In Inbox

    Reading messages in Inbox The messages you receive appear in your Inbox folder. By default, the most recently received messages appear on top of the list. Unread messages appear in boldface. Tap to select email account, and the folder that you wish to display Tap to select the sort order for the messages Tap and hold to display a...
  • Page 57: Composing Messages

    Composing messages To compose a message: 1. Tap New to display a blank e-mail screen. Enter the e-mail address here Tap and move the scroll bar up/down to show or hide the complete message header Type your text here Tap to send the message 2.
  • Page 58 NOTE To enter preset or frequently used messages, tap Menu > My Text and select your desired message. To create or edit a preset message before adding it to the message body, tap Menu > My Text > Edit My Text Messages, select a message to change or select a blank line at the bottom of the list, then enter your text and tap ok.
  • Page 59: Chapter 5 Companion Programs

    Chapter 5 Companion Programs The companion programs consist of Microsoft Word Mobile, Microsoft ® ® Excel Mobile, Microsoft PowerPoint Mobile, Windows Live , and Windows ® ® Media™ Player for Pocket PC. To switch to a companion program on your device, tap Programs on the menu, then tap the program that you wish to open.
  • Page 60 Tap to save and close your document Type your text here Formatting toolbar Tap to select an input method Tap to show or hide the input panel Saving Word Mobile documents To save a Word Mobile document: When you have finished editing your document, tap ok. By default, the document is saved using the first line as the file name.
  • Page 61: Companion Programs

    To specify save options: 1. With the document open, tap Menu > File > Save As to open the Save As screen. 2. Type a file name in the Name field. 3. Tap the down arrow in the Folder field, then select a folder where you want to save the file.
  • Page 62: Excel Mobile

    Viewing documents If you are opening a Word document created on a desktop computer, select Wrap to Window on the View menu so that you can see the entire document. You can also adjust the viewing size of a document by zooming. To zoom in or out of a document: Tap View >...
  • Page 63 Opening an existing Excel Mobile document > Programs > Excel Mobile to display a list of Excel Mobile 1. Tap files. 2. Tap the file that you wish to open. Saving an Excel Mobile document To save an Excel Mobile document: When you have finished editing your document, tap ok.
  • Page 64: Powerpoint Mobile

    Tips for working in Excel Mobile Take note of the following when working on large worksheets in Pocket Excel: View in full-screen mode to see as much of your worksheet as • possible. Tap View > Full Screen. To exit full-screen mode, tap Restore.
  • Page 65 To open a PowerPoint Mobile file: > Programs > PowerPoint Mobile to display a list of 1. Tap PowerPoint files. 2. Tap the file you wish to open. Viewing a PowerPoint Mobile file To go to the previous or next slide: 1.
  • Page 66: Windows Live

    Setting show options 1. While viewing a PowerPoint file, tap the arrow on the lower-left side of the screen to open the menu. 2. Tap Show Options. In the Orientation tab, select the slideshow orientation you want to use. 3. Tap the Playback tab. Tap Override playback options for all files if you do not want to use the embedded settings of a PowerPoint file that you created in your desktop computer.
  • Page 67 3. Tap Accept. Then enter your e-mail address and password and tap Next. 4. Select Save password if you don’t want to enter your password again in the future and tap Next. 5. Select the check boxes if you want the Windows Live to show on the the today screen.
  • Page 68: Chatting With Contacts

    Messenger contacts The Messenger screen shows all of your messenger contacts at a glance, divided into Online and Offline categories. From this view, while connected, you can chat, send an e-mail, block the contact from chatting with you, or delete contacts from your list using the pop-up menu. Tap a contact to Tap and hold a contact to display a start chatting...
  • Page 69 Using Hotmail With Windows Live, you can access your hotmail mailbox on your Pocket PC and send and receive e-mails. > Programs > Windows Live. 1. To open Hotmail, tap Tap to sort the messages Tap to display the by order of message type, message folders senders’...
  • Page 70: Windows Media Player For Pocket Pc

    Windows Media Player for Pocket PC Use Microsoft Windows Media Player for Pocket PC to play digital audio ® and video files that are stored on your device or on a network. To switch to > Windows Media. Windows Media Player for Pocket PC, tap Tap to view in full screen Tap to mute or enable audio Tap to decrease/increase...
  • Page 71: Chapter 6 Internet Explorer Mobile

    Chapter 6 Internet Explorer Mobile Use Microsoft Internet Explorer Mobile to view Web or WAP pages in any of these ways. • During synchronization with your desktop computer, download your favorite links and mobile favorites that are stored in the Mobile Favorites sub-folder in the Internet Explorer on the desktop computer.
  • Page 72: Mobile Favorites Folder

    Changing View settings To change View settings: 1. Tap Menu > View then select view options. Tap Full Screen, for example, to set explorer window to full-screen mode. To disable full-screen mode, tap and hold anywhere on the explorer, then select Full Screen again. 2.
  • Page 73: Mobile Favorites

    Mobile Favorites If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or later on your desktop computer, you can download mobile favorites to your device. Synchronizing mobile favorites downloads Web content to your device so that you can view pages while you are disconnected from your ISP and desktop computer.
  • Page 74: Viewing Mobile Favorites And Channels

    NOTE You will need to manually download content or set a schedule to keep the information updated on your desktop computer and device. Before synchronizing with your device, in Internet Explorer on your desktop computer, click Tools > Synchronize. You will see the last time content was downloaded to the desktop computer, and you can manually download content if needed or set a schedule to automatically update contents.
  • Page 75: Adding/Deleting Mobile Favorites And Folders

    Tap the favorite that you wish to view Tap to add or delete a folder or favorite link Adding/Deleting mobile favorites and folders To add a favorite: 1. Tap Menu > Favorites > Add/Delete tab. 2. Tap the Add button to show the Add Favorite screen. 3.
  • Page 76 Chapter 6...
  • Page 77: Chapter 7 Get Connected

    Chapter 7 Get Connected You can set up connections to the Internet and corporate network at work to do such activities as browse the Internet or intranet, send and receive e- mail and instant messages, and synchronize information using ActiveSync. Connections can be made using a modem, wireless network, or network (Ethernet) card.
  • Page 78: Connecting To Work

    Connecting to Work 1. Obtain the following information from your network administrator: server phone number, user name, and password. > Settings > Connections tab > Connections. 2. Tap 3. Under My Work Network, set up either a modem, network card, wireless network, or VPN server connection.
  • Page 79: Vpn Server Connections

    VPN server connections A VPN connection helps you to securely connect to servers, such as a corporate network, via the Internet. Ask your network administrator for your user name, password, domain name, TCP/IP settings, and host name or IP address of the VPN server. To set up a VPN server connection: >...
  • Page 80: Ending A Connection

    Network card connections Use a network (Ethernet) card to connect directly to a network. Once connected, you can view the Internet or intranet, or download e-mail. You do not need to create a new connection on your device. For more information, see your network administrator.
  • Page 81: Setting Up A Wap Gateway

    • When connected via Infrared, move the device away from the other computer or device. • When connected via a network (Ethernet) card, remove the card from your device. • When connected via a wireless network, switch off the connection. Setting up a WAP gateway To access WAP sites through Pocket Internet Explorer, configure your device to use a WAP gateway.
  • Page 82: Using Terminal Services Client

    To avoid creating a new modem connection for each situation, set dialing rules for the locations from which you often connect to. Three dialing locations, Home, Mobile, and Work, have been created for you, and you can create more. If a connection cannot be made, your device gives you an opportunity to change the dialing location.
  • Page 83: Infrared (Ir) Connection

    Navigating within Terminal Services Client The contents of the window on the computer may be too wide to fit the screen of your Pocket PC. You may see two sets of scroll bars on your device: one for scrolling the computer window contents, and one for scrolling your device’s Terminal Services Client screen.
  • Page 84: Receiving Infrared Beams

    Receiving infrared beams To receive a file via infrared beam: 1. When another infrared device within range beams file or data to you, your device receives the file or data and prompts a receiving data status. 2. After data transmission, tap Yes to save file to your device or No to reject.
  • Page 85: Chapter 8 Bluetooth

    Chapter 8 Bluetooth ® Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology. Devices with Bluetooth capabilities can exchange information without requiring a physical connection. Unlike infrared, you do not need to line up devices to exchange information through Bluetooth. The devices only need to be within a range of about 10 meters (30 feet) in an open space environment.
  • Page 86: Bluetooth Settings

    Bluetooth settings To configure Bluetooth settings: > Bluetooth Settings. 1. Tap 2. Tap one of the tabs at the bottom of the Settings screen to access and modify various settings. General Allows you to: • Select or create a user profile. •...
  • Page 87 Services Under Bluetooth Services, you may enable/disable services such as File Transfer, Information Exchange, Serial Port, Personal Network server and Audio Gateway. Tap a service from the list, then choose whether to enable and share the selected service to other devices and whether to require authorization as well as passkey authentication between Bluetooth devices.
  • Page 88: Bluetooth Manager

    Bluetooth Manager The Bluetooth Manager allows you to pre-configure, manage, and use various types of Bluetooth connections to connect to remote devices. To open the Bluetooth Manager: > Bluetooth Manager. • There are two tabs in the Bluetooth Manager: My Shortcuts - displays a list of pre-configured connections, if any. •...
  • Page 89: Remote Device Services

    Business Card Exchange The Business Card Exchange feature allows you to send or receive a business card to or from a remote device, or exchange business cards with multiple remote devices. To access Business Card Exchange: 1. Tap Menu > Business Card Exchange from the Menu bar.
  • Page 90: Bluetooth File Explorer

    Dial-up networking The Dial-up Networking feature allows you to connect your Pocket PC to another Bluetooth-enabled device through a phone line. Once connected, you can browse the Internet, check/read emails, etc. on your Pocket PC. The Bluetooth device that will provide the Dial-up Networking service to your Pocket PC should have access to a telephone system, either a hard-wired or a cellular connection, and capable of answering a call.
  • Page 91 The Bluetooth File Explorer also allows you to set a folder in your device for receiving inbound files. You may configure this folder for each of your connection shortcuts. See the section “To set a local folder”. Bluetooth File Explorer menus File Send a File...
  • Page 92 To get a file from the remote device: 1. Select the folder containing the file. 2. Tap the file that you wish to get or copy. 3. From the File menu, tap Get. Tap and hold the desired file and select Get from the pop-up menu. The file is copied to the local folder listed in the Local Folder field at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 93: Send Via Bluetooth

    Send via Bluetooth You can conveniently send your Outlook contacts, calendar items, and tasks individually or collectively to the remote device via Bluetooth. To send data via Bluetooth: 1. Tap , then open either Contacts, Calendar, or Tasks. 2. Tap and hold the item you wish to send to the remote device, then tap Send via Bluetooth from the pop-up menu.
  • Page 94: Bluetooth Personal Area Network

    Bluetooth Personal Area Network A Bluetooth personal area network is a private, temporary, ad-hoc network of up to eight (8) devices. A Bluetooth personal area network allows you to easily exchange information that normally requires a TCP/IP network. Most chat utilities, multi-player games, etc. are fully functional in a Bluetooth personal area network environment.
  • Page 95: Setting Up High Quality Audio Setup Or Hands-Free/Headset Setup

    To join a personal network: 1. In the Bluetooth Manager, tap New > Join a personal network. 2. On the wizard screen, select Join a personal network, then tap Next. 3. Select the host of the personal network, then tap Next to establish a connection to the personal area network.
  • Page 96 Chapter 8...
  • Page 97: Chapter 9 Wi-Fi

    ® allows you to connect to wireless local area networks and the Internet. Using the IEEE 802.11b/g standard for wireless LAN, MyPal A639 can connect at speeds of up to 17 Mbps to an access point (Infrastructure mode) or to another wireless device (Ad-hoc mode).
  • Page 98: Configuring Wireless Networks

    Configuring wireless networks To configure a wireless network: 1. After selecting a wireless network to connect your device to, tap Settings. The Settings screen then appears. 2. Tap Network Cards > Wireless tab. 3. On the Configure Wireless Networks screen, tap on an available wireless LAN, then make your desired changes as necessary.
  • Page 99 > Settings > Connections tab > Network Cards. • Tapping 2. In the Wireless tab of the Configure Wireless Networks screen, tap Add New. 3. In the General tab of the Configure Wireless Network screen, enter the Network name by using the input panel. Then choose whether the wireless network connects to The Internet or Work network.
  • Page 100: The Wi-Fi Manager

    The Wi-Fi Manager The Wi-Fi Manager shows connection status and information on a wireless network, and allows you to manually scan your area for available wireless networks. To open Wi-Fi Manager: > WLAN Setting. Or, • Tap > Settings > Connections tab > Wi-Fi Manager. •...
  • Page 101: Site Survey

    Setting This tab allows you to define settings for establishing a device-to-device wireless connection as well as power saving settings. NOTE We recommend to set the Power Save to Enable. IP Info This tab displays the device’s Internet Protocol (IP) information including the host name, domain, DNS server, IP address, etc.
  • Page 102 Refer to the table of icon indications and column descriptions below. Table of icon indications: Icon Indicates that the wireless network is an Access Point with disabled Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption an Access Point with enabled WEP encryption an Access Point with disabled WEP encryption and MyPal is currently connected to this network an Access Point with enabled WEP encryption and MyPal is currently connected to this network...
  • Page 103: Appendix Notices

    Appendix Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and 2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 104: Ul Safety Notices

    UL Safety Notices Required for UL 1459 covering telecommunications (telephone) equipment intended to be electrically connected to a telecommunication network that has an operating voltage to ground that does not exceed 200V peak, 300V peak-to-peak, and 105V rms, and installed or used in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70).
  • Page 105: Checklist Of Regulatory Statement

    Checklist of Regulatory Statement 15.21 You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authorization to use the device. CAUTION: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Prohibition of co-location This device must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter...
  • Page 106 Safety Information In order to maintain compliance with the FCC RF exposure guidelines, this equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator and your body. Use only with supplied antenna. Unauthorized antenna, modification, or attachments could damage the transmitter and may violate FCC regulations.

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