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J u s t f o r s t a r t e r s Check the package contents Just for starters Check the package contents Begin by unpacking. Your Acer n10 box should contain: • Acer n10 handheld and a stylus • Companion CD • AC power adapter •...
J u s t f o r s t a r t e r s Check the package contents Move the “Hard Reset” switch to the “on” position. Connect the power adapter and charge your handheld to full power.
J u s t f o r s t a r t e r s Check the package contents Synchronise your handheld with your computer. Turn on and setup your handheld.
J u s t f o r s t a r t e r s Check the package contents Remove the USB sync cable from your handheld. For more information, refer to the Acer n10 User’s Manual (PDF file) on the companion CD.. viii...
J u s t f o r s t a r t e r s Taking care of your Acer n10 Resetting your Acer n10 You may have to perform a reset if your handheld no longer responds to the buttons on the screen.
J u s t f o r s t a r t e r s Taking care of your Acer n10 Performing a hard reset A hard reset will erase all records and entries stored in your handheld. Never perform a hard reset unless a soft reset does not correct your problem.
J u s t f o r s t a r t e r s Taking care of your Acer n10...
• Adding and removing programs System requirements In order to install the Microsoft® ActiveSync® software and use your new Acer n10 with a computer at work or at home, be sure the system(s) meet the following minimum system and program requirements.
G e t t i n g s t a r t e d Features summary • Microsoft Pocket PC 2003 Premium with Microsoft ® ® Outlook 2002 Display • 3.5" Transfeflective TFT LCD • 240 x 320 resolution • 65536 colour support •...
G e t t i n g s t a r t e d Features summary Design and ergonomics Stylish, light and thin design • Specifications Acer n10 measurement Height 130 mm Width 78 mm Depth 16.9 mm Weight 165 g (including stylus)
G e t t i n g s t a r t e d System tour System tour Front view Component Description Power button/ Press to turn on your handheld (LED lights LED indicator up green) if it is off and returns to the last screen that was displayed ,and off if it is LED status description: •...
G e t t i n g s t a r t e d System tour Component Description Quick button Activates the Calendar program. for Calendar Directional pad Enables 5 direction scrolling in various menus and applications. Press the center of the pad on to simulate the function of the Enter key.
G e t t i n g s t a r t e d System tour Left view Component Description Infrared (IR) Uses infrared technology to transmit and port receive data from other IR-enabled devices. Scroll wheel Scroll up or down to display the text and other information.
G e t t i n g s t a r t e d System tour Right view Component Description Hold switch Slide to lock all buttons and the touch screen from being accidentally pressed. A red dot is visible on the hold switch when in hold state.
G e t t i n g s t a r t e d System tour Top view Component Description Stylus holder Secures the stylus to your handheld. CF slot Accepts a Compact Flash card to add memory or I/O functionality. Dummy CF Use this to protect the CF connector when card...
G e t t i n g s t a r t e d Customising your Acer n10 Bottom view Component Description 2.5 mm DC Connects your handheld’s DC power supply power to an AC wall outlet to charge the battery.
G e t t i n g s t a r t e d Customising your Acer n10 The Settings window has three tabs—Personal, System, and Connections, each of which has its own set of options. Setting Description Personal Buttons Assign your favorite programs to any of the Quick buttons.
Pocket PC Web site (http://www.microsoft.com/mobile/pocketpc/). You could add programs to your handheld either by using ActiveSync or by downloading the program from the Internet. For detailed instructions on how to add or remove programs, refer to the Acer n10 Handheld Manual.
G e t t i n g s t a r t e d Customising your Acer n10...