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  • Page 1 User’s Guide ET180 Pocket PC Phone...
  • Page 2 The ____ logo is a registered trademark of_____. Microsoft, ActiveSync, Outlook, Pocket Outlook, Windows, Windows NT, and the Windows logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft products are licensed to OEMs by Microsoft Licensing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation.
  • Page 3 • Viewing and entering data • Using the phone features ® • Managing information using the Microsoft Pocket PC Phone Edition software programs • Synchronising data between your ET180 and your computer • Connecting your device to a computer, a network, or the Internet •...
  • Page 4 Ab out t his U s er ’s Gu id e...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Preparing to use your ET180 ..........x Installing the Microsoft® ActiveSyncTM software ......x Installing the battery pack .
  • Page 6 Creating a note ........... 37 5 Managing Microsoft® Pocket PC 2002 companion programs Pocket Word .
  • Page 7 Making a call using the keypad module ....... . .72 Making a call using Microsoft Contacts ....... . .72 Making a call using Speed Dial .
  • Page 8 Troubleshooting ............109 Troubleshooting reminders .
  • Page 9: First Things First

    Connecting to and The Quick Start setup flyer synchronising with your computer ActiveSync Help on your computer. To view Help, ® click Help and then Microsoft ActiveSync Help. Last-minute updates and The Read Me files. ® detailed technical Located in the Microsoft...
  • Page 10: Optional Accessories

    Installing the Microsoft ActiveSync software ® The main function of the Microsoft ActiveSync software is to synchronise the information on your computer with the information on your device. Synchronisation compares the data on your device with your computer and updates the information on both locations.
  • Page 11: Installing The Battery Pack

    First th in gs first Preparing to use your ET180 Refer to the ActiveSync software online Help for information on how to use the software. If at any time, you would like to restart this setup program, simply re-insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Usb Cradle

    F i rst th ing s first Preparing to use your ET180 IMPORTANT: Do not remove the battery pack for more than 30 minutes. The embedded backup battery cell can only provide power for this period of time after which you risk losing all data on the internal memory of your device.
  • Page 13 First th in gs first Preparing to use your ET180 To charge your ET180 Plug the AC adapter into any AC current outlet. Connect the AC adapter cord to the power socket at the back of the cradle. Slide the device into the front pocket of the cradle until it clicks into place. The connection is secure when the bottom edge of the device is aligned smoothly with the cradle, and the LED indicator on the device’s power button lights up green.
  • Page 14: Setting Up Your Et180

    F i rst th ing s first Preparing to use your ET180 To recharge the device using the AC adapter cord: When travelling you can still recharge your device and avoid the bulk of carrying the cradle by using the AC adapter cord to directly connect to a power outlet. Plug the AC adapter into any AC current outlet.
  • Page 15: Performing The First Synchronisation Process

    First th in gs first Preparing to use your ET180 Follow the onscreen instructions on the Welcome Screen Wizard. Performing the first synchronisation process After completing the setup procedures you can now perform the first ActiveSync operation with the help of the 'New Partnership' setup wizard. This wizard will help you: •...
  • Page 16: Taking Care Of Your Et180

    After your first synchronisation, take a look at Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks on your ® device. You'll notice that information you've stored in Microsoft Outlook on your computer has been copied to your device, and you didn't have to type a word.
  • Page 17: Screen Recalibration

    First th in gs first Taking care of your ET180 • If the device went into sleep mode, allow ample time before turning it back on to allow for a smoother power mode transition. • Use the correct external power source. The device should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the electrical ratings label.
  • Page 18: Creating Backup Files

    F i rst th ing s first Taking care of your ET180 • Hardware launching Press the button power and the jog dial simultaneously. Tap the center of the cross to with your stylus as it moves around the screen. Creating backup files Any additional programs or new data in your device are stored in RAM.
  • Page 19: Resetting Your Et180

    First th in gs first Taking care of your ET180 Resetting your ET180 You may have to perform a reset if the device freezes (i.e., device no longer responds to the buttons on the screen). Performing a soft reset A soft reset allows your device to get a fresh start, similar to rebooting a computer. This will restart your device and adjust memory allocation.
  • Page 20: Locking Your Et180

    F i rst th ing s first Locking your ET180 Locking your ET180 Your device is not just a financial investment but a wealthy source of personal information, some of which may be confidential so it is only logical to protect it from any unauthorized access.
  • Page 21: Getting To Know Your Et180

    – 64 MB SDRAM for application storage – 32 MB Flash ROM for operating system ® • Microsoft Pocket PC 2002 Phone Edition software Display • 3.5" Transreflective TFT LCD (Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display) • 240 x 320 resolution •...
  • Page 22: Connectivity

    1 Gett ing to kn ow you r ET 18 0 Features summary Connectivity • 19-pin universal connector • Built-in SD/MMC (Standard Digital/MultiMedia Card) expansion slot • IrDA -standard Infrared wireless function Battery pack • Removable and rechargeable 1480 mAH Lithium Ion polymer battery pack •...
  • Page 23: Et180 Tour

    1 Gett ing to kno w you r ET 18 0 ET180 tour ET180 tour Front view The illustration below shows the front panel with the keypad module attached. The top and bottom edges of the device are also shown. Component Description Earphone jack...
  • Page 24 1 Gett ing to kn ow you r ET 18 0 ET180 tour Component Description Notification Lights up solid amber for alarm reminders and email indicator receipt. Phone indicator Lights up green to indicate phone status. • Blinking slowly (600 ms on/off) - no SIM card inserted, PIN prompt, ongoing network search/user authentication/network log in •...
  • Page 25: Using The Backlight

    1 Gett ing to kno w you r ET 18 0 ET180 tour Component Description Send button • When there’s an incoming call, press to accept the call. • During an ongoing call, press and hold to toggle on/off the speakerphone mode. •...
  • Page 26: Rear View

    1 Gett ing to kn ow you r ET 18 0 ET180 tour To remove a storage card: Hold your device securely\, then push against the top of the card, as if you were pushing it further into the slot, letting the card spring out. An audible system sound will signal that the card has been released.
  • Page 27: Left View

    1 Gett ing to kno w you r ET 18 0 ET180 tour Left view Component Description Jog dial In pop-up menus: - Scroll up or down to go through menu options. - Press to select a highlighted option. In the Dialer screen: - Rotate up to access Call Log.
  • Page 28: Peripherals Tour

    1 Gett ing to kn ow you r ET 18 0 Peripherals tour Component Description Volume rocker Press up to increase volume, press down to decrease volume. Hold switch Slide to lock all buttons from being accidentally pressed when device is placed in pocket or in a bag. When hold switch is enabled: •...
  • Page 29: Headset With Remote Control

    1 Gett ing to kno w you r ET 18 0 Peripherals tour Component Description USB connector Connects the cradle to a USB port in your computer. Power Connects the cradle to a power outlet. connector Support bracket Holds the device in place during charging. Front pocket Slide in the device here for recharging.
  • Page 30 1 Gett ing to kn ow you r ET 18 0 Peripherals tour Icon Component 6-pole, 2.5 mm headset plug Multimedia remote control unit Hold switch Forward button Previous button Clip Stop button Play/Pause button Remote volume rocker key 6-pole, 2.5 mm remote control plug Remote Send/End button Headset microphone Earphones...
  • Page 31 2 sec. current track scale scale track ® NOTE: If you reset your device, you need to first open the Microsoft Windows Media Player before you can again use the remote control unit.
  • Page 32: Keypad Module

    1 Gett ing to kn ow you r ET 18 0 Peripherals tour Headset operation The table below describes the action of the Send/End button on the headset when there’s an active mobile phone connection. When there’s no active mobile phone connection or when the Phone application is turned off, the headset’s Send/End button is disabled.
  • Page 33: Command Interface

    1 Gett ing to kno w you r ET 18 0 Command interface When the keypad module is attached to the device and is: • Flipped close - Phone is launched • Flipped open - the last active screen before Phone was launched is displayed To lock/unlock the keypad module •...
  • Page 34: Navigation Bar And Command Bar

    1 Gett ing to kn ow you r ET 18 0 Command interface Status icons The table below describes some of the status icons you may see on your device. NOTE: For status icons related to the phone function, refer to page 67. Icon Description Turns all sounds on and off...
  • Page 35: Pop-up Menus

    1 Gett ing to kno w you r ET 18 0 Command interface Use the command bar at the bottom of the screen to perform tasks in programs. The command bar includes menu names, buttons, and the Input Panel button. •...
  • Page 36 1 Gett ing to kn ow you r ET 18 0 Command interface...
  • Page 37: Entering Data In Your Et180

    • In Inbox or MSN Messenger, use the My Text function ® • Use Microsoft ActiveSync to synchronise or copy information from your computer to your device. Refer to page 29 for detailed information on using ActiveSync Using the input panel Use the input panel to enter information in any program on your device.
  • Page 38: To Type With The Soft Keyboard

    2 Ent er i ng da ta in you r ET 18 0 Using the input panel Tap here if this is the right word. To change word suggestion options To set word suggestion options such as the number of words suggested at one time, follow the steps below: , Settings, then the Personal tab.
  • Page 39: To Use Block Recognizer

    2 Ent er i ng da ta in you r ET 18 0 Using the input panel Write a letter in the box. Write a letter here. When you write a letter, it is converted to typed text that appears on the screen. NOTE: For specific instructions on using Letter Recognizer, with Letter Recognizer open, tap the question mark next to the writing area.
  • Page 40 2 Ent er i ng da ta in you r ET 18 0 Using the input panel Unlike Letter Recognizer and Block Recognizer, you can write a sentence or more of information. Then, pause and let Transcriber change the written characters to typed characters.
  • Page 41: Selecting And Editing Typed Text

    2 Ent er i ng da ta in you r ET 18 0 Writing on the screen Tap OK to hide the toolbar. Selecting and editing typed text If you want to edit or format typed text, you must select it first. Drag the stylus across the text to select it.
  • Page 42: To Write On The Screen

    2 Ent er i ng da ta in you r ET 18 0 Writing on the screen To write on the screen • Tap the Pen button to switch to writing mode. This action displays lines on the screen to help you write. Tap the Pen button and use your stylus like a pen.
  • Page 43: To Convert Writing To Text

    2 Ent er i ng da ta in you r ET 18 0 Writing on the screen To convert writing to text • Tap Tools and then Recognize. If you want to convert only certain words, select them before tapping Recognize on the Tools menu (or tap and hold the selected words and then tap Recognize on the pop-up menu).
  • Page 44: Drawing On The Screen

    2 Ent er i ng da ta in you r ET 18 0 Drawing on the screen Tips for getting good recognition • Write neatly. • Write on the lines. Write the cross of the "t" and apostrophes below the top line so that they are not confused with the word above.
  • Page 45: Recording A Message

    2 Ent er i ng da ta in you r ET 18 0 Recording a message • To resize a drawing: Make sure the Pen button is not selected. Drag a selection handle until desired size is attained. NOTE: You may want to change the zoom level so that you can more easily work on or view your drawing.
  • Page 46: Using My Text

    2 Ent er i ng da ta in you r ET 18 0 Using My Text Indicates an embedded recording. Tap to begin recording. Tap to show or hide the Recording toolbar. Using My Text ® When using Inbox or MSN Messenger, use My Text to quickly insert preset or frequently used messages into the text entry area.
  • Page 47: Managing Applications And Information

    3 M an agin g app licatio ns and in for ma tio n Opening an application Managing applications and information This chapter will discuss the following topics: • Opening and switching between applications in your device • Using File Explorer to manage files •...
  • Page 48: Finding And Organising Information

    3 Man ag i ng ap plicat ion s an d in fo rm at io n Finding and organising information Icon Program Usage ® Microsoft Download and read eBooks on your device. Reader for Pocket PC ® ® Send and receive instant messages with your MSN Messenger Messenger contacts.
  • Page 49: To Use File Explorer

    Using ActiveSync ® ® Using ActiveSync , you can synchronise information in Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange on your computer with your device. You can also synchronise this information ® directly with a Microsoft Exchange server. Each time you synchronise, ActiveSync compares the changes you made on your device and computer or server and updates both locations with the latest information.
  • Page 50 3 Man ag i ng ap plicat ion s an d in fo rm at io n Using ActiveSyncTM • Control when synchronisation occurs by selecting a synchronisation mode. For example, you can synchronise continually while connected to your computer or only when you choose the synchronise command. •...
  • Page 51: Managing Microsoft® Pocket Outlook® Applications

    4 M an agin g Micr osof t® Po cket Out l ook® a pp l ica tio ns Calendar ® Managing Microsoft ® Pocket Outlook applications ® This chapter will discuss the basic applications included in the Microsoft Pocket ® Outlook program installed in your device. This discussion will include: • Calendar •...
  • Page 52: Scheduling An Appointment

    4 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket Ou tloo k® app licatio ns Calendar Scheduling an appointment You can use Calendar to create an appointment schedule. To create an appointment If you are in Day or Week view, tap the desired date and time for the appointment. Tap New.
  • Page 53: Creating A Meeting Request

    4 M an agin g Micr osof t® Po cket Out l ook® a pp l ica tio ns Contacts View appointment details. View. Tap to change appointment. Creating a meeting request ® You can use Calendar to set up meetings with users of Outlook or Pocket Outlook .
  • Page 54: Creating A Contact

    4 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket Ou tloo k® app licatio ns Contacts NOTE: To change the way information is displayed in the list, tap Tools and then Options. Creating a contact Tap New. Tap to return to the contact list (the contact is saved automatically).
  • Page 55: Tasks

    4 M an agin g Micr osof t® Po cket Out l ook® a pp l ica tio ns Tasks • Enter a contact name in the box under the navigation bar. To show all contacts again, clear text from the box or tap the button to the right of the box.
  • Page 56: Creating A Task

    4 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket Ou tloo k® app licatio ns Tasks Select the category of tasks you want displayed in the list. Select the sort order of the list. Indicates high priority. Tap to display or edit the task details.
  • Page 57: Notes

    4 M an agin g Micr osof t® Po cket Out l ook® a pp l ica tio ns Notes TIP: To quickly create a task with only a subject, tap Entry Bar on the Tools menu. Then, tap Tap Here to add a new task and enter your task information.
  • Page 58 4 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket Ou tloo k® app licatio ns Notes Create the note by writing, drawing, typing, or recording. For more information about using the input panel, writing and drawing on the screen, and creating recordings, see "2 Entering data in your ET180" on page 17. Tap to return to the note list (the note is saved automatically).
  • Page 59: Managing Microsoft Pocket Pc 2002 Companion Programs

    5 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket PC 2 00 2 co mp anio n pr og ra ms Pocket Word ® Managing Microsoft Pocket PC 2002 companion programs ® Perform your usual computing tasks on-the-road using the Microsoft Pocket PC 2002 companion programs which include: • Pocket Word • Pocket Excel ®...
  • Page 60: Entering Information

    5 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket PC 2 00 2 co mp anio n pr og ra ms Pocket Word Select the type of folder you want displayed in the list. Tap to change the sort order of the list.
  • Page 61: Writing Mode

    5 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket PC 2 00 2 co mp anio n pr og ra ms Pocket Word Tap to return to the Tap and hold to see a document list (changes are pop-up menu of actions. saved automatically).
  • Page 62: Pocket Excel

    .wav files. For more information on recording, see "Recording a message" on page 25. Pocket Excel ® Pocket Excel works with Microsoft Excel on your computer to give you easy access to copies of your workbooks. You can: •...
  • Page 63: Protecting Your Workbooks

    5 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket PC 2 00 2 co mp anio n pr og ra ms Microsoft® Windows Media™ Player for Pocket PC • Tap View and then Toolbar. Cell contents appear here as you enter them.
  • Page 64: Microsoft Reader For Pocket Pc

    ® NOTE: Microsoft Reader is available only for the English and European ET180 models. Using Guidebook ® Guidebook contains all the information you'll need to use the Microsoft Reader. To open Guidebook • Tap Help on the Reader command bar.
  • Page 65: Using Library

    5 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket PC 2 00 2 co mp anio n pr og ra ms Microsoft® Reader for Pocket PC NOTE: If you do not have a copy of MSReader on your PC, go to one of the retailers listed above and download a free copy.
  • Page 66: Using The Reader Features

    5 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket PC 2 00 2 co mp anio n pr og ra ms Microsoft® Reader for Pocket PC The first time you open a book, the table of contents, if there is one, will be displayed.
  • Page 67: Removing A Book

    5 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket PC 2 00 2 co mp anio n pr og ra ms Microsoft® Reader for Pocket PC Highlights • When you highlight text, it appears with a coloured background. Notes •...
  • Page 68 5 Man ag i ng Micr oso ft® P ocket PC 2 00 2 co mp anio n pr og ra ms Microsoft® Reader for Pocket PC...
  • Page 69: Getting Connected

    6 Get ting co nne cte d Infrared communication Getting connected You can use your ET180 to exchange information with other mobile devices and connect to your computer, a network, or the Internet. You have the following connection options: • Use the infrared (IR) port on your device to send and receive files from another IR-enabled device.
  • Page 70: Connecting To The Internet

    6 G ett i ng c on ne c ted Connecting to the Internet Have the owner of the other device send the information to you. Your device will automatically receive it. On the Receiving Data popup, tap Yes. Connecting to the Internet Your ET180 allows you to connect to your mobile ISP, and use the connection to send and receive email messages and view Web or WAP pages.
  • Page 71: Starting A Connection

    6 Get ting co nne cte d Starting a connection In the Make New Connection window, tap Next. Enter the access phone number, and tap Next. Select other desired options, and tap Finish. In the Dialing Locations tab, specify your current location and phone type (most phone lines are tone).
  • Page 72: Getting Help On Connecting

    Help. Tap View, All Installed Help, and then Inbox or Connections. ® • ActiveSync Help on the your computer. In ActiveSync , click Microsoft ActiveSync Help on the Help menu. For troubleshooting information, see the Pocket PC Web site at (http://www.microsoft.com/mobile/pocketpc/).
  • Page 73: 7 Wire Less Dat A Pr Og Ra Ms

    7 Wire less dat a pr og ra ms Using Pocket Internet Explorer Wireless data programs Your ET180 Pocket PC Phone has built in support for a range of wireless data communication programs you can use to: • Browse the Web and view WAP-enabled sites - use Pocket Internet Explorer (refer to page 53) •...
  • Page 74: To View Mobile Favorites And Channels

    7 Wire less dat a pr og ra ms Using Pocket Internet Explorer To view mobile favorites and channels Tap the Favorites button to display your list of favorites. Tap the favorite you want to view. Tap to add or delete a folder or favorite link.
  • Page 75: Favorite Links

    Help on your computer. Mobile favorites ® If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later on your computer, you can download mobile favorites to your device. Synchronising mobile favorites downloads Web content to your device enable you to view pages while you are disconnected from your ISP and computer.
  • Page 76: Avantgo

    7 Wire less dat a pr og ra ms AvantGo® Synchronise your device and computer. Mobile favorites that are stored in the Mobile Favorites folder in Internet Explorer are downloaded to your device. To save device memory in downloading mobile favorites: Mobile favorites take up storage memory on your device.
  • Page 77: Inbox

    Inbox Use Inbox to send and receive email messages by doing either of the following: ® ® • Synchronise email messages with Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Outlook on your computer. • Send and receive email messages by connecting directly to an email server through an Internet service provider (ISP) or a network.
  • Page 78: Using The Message List

    7 Wire less dat a pr og ra ms Inbox Messages that you receive directly from an email server are linked to your email server rather than your computer. When you delete a message on your device, it is also deleted from the email server the next time you connect based on the settings you selected in ActiveSync You can work online or offline.
  • Page 79: Creating An Email/sms Message

    7 Wire less dat a pr og ra ms Inbox You can mark the messages that you want to retrieve in full during your next synchronisation or email server connection. Follow the steps below. In the message list, tap and hold the message you want to retrieve. On the pop-up menu, tap Mark for Download.
  • Page 80: Managing Email Messages And Folders

    Once you have obtained either a Microsoft Passport or a Microsoft Exchange account, you are ready to set up your account. ® ® TIP: Sign up for a Microsoft Passport account at (http://www.passport.com/). Get a free Microsoft Hotmail email address at (http://www.hotmail.com/).
  • Page 81: Setting Up An Account

    7 Wire less dat a pr og ra ms MSN® Messenger Setting up an account Before you can connect, you must enter Passport or Exchange account information. To set up an account and sign in In the Tools menu, tap Options. In the Accounts tab, enter your Passport or Exchange account information.
  • Page 82: Terminal Services Client

    You can use Terminal Services Client to log onto a Windows NT server type PC that is running Terminal Services software and use all of the programs that are available on that ® PC from your device. For example, instead of running Microsoft Pocket Word, you can ®...
  • Page 83 7 Wire less dat a pr og ra ms Terminal Services Client To connect to a server you have previously connected to, in Recent Servers, tap a server. To connect to a new server, enter the server’s name in the Server box. NOTE: Select the limit size of desktop to fit on the screen check box only when using applications that have been specifically sized for use with Pocket PC.
  • Page 84: Tips When Using Terminal Services Client

    7 Wire less dat a pr og ra ms Terminal Services Client Tips when using Terminal Services Client To improve display performance Display performance is improved by decreasing the time it takes for the screen to be refreshed on the PC. On your PC, select , Settings, then Control Panel.
  • Page 85: Using Phone

    8 U s ing Ph on e Installing the SIM card Using Phone The fully integrated phone functionality of your ET180 boasts of standard cell phone features—such as mailbox and call log—as well as all several handy call features including Call Waiting, Caller ID, Call Forwarding, and Conference Calling. And because the function is integrated with your device’s PDA functions, managing contact information between Phone and other applications is as easy as it gets.
  • Page 86: Entering Your Pin

    8 Usin g P hon e Entering your PIN Reinstall the battery pack. Go to page xi for instructions. NOTE: The device will automatically turned the Phone application on every time you install a SIM card. The default settings for your device are programmed on the assumption that you’ll be using the phone function so once you’ve properly installed a SIM card (and in some cases, entered a PIN), you can then proceed to establishing a connection to your mobile service provider’s network.
  • Page 87: Dialer Buttons

    8 U s ing Ph on e About the Dialer screen This icon indicates a call is being made and the strength of the signal. The last number called is displayed here. Tap to back space over individual numbers. Tap to view the Call Log entries. Tap to view the Speed Dial list.
  • Page 88: About The Callpad Module

    8 Usin g P hon e About the callpad module Icon Name Description Active call Notifies you that a call is being made or there is an incoming call. Speakerphone Indicates that the speakerphone mode is enabled. For more information on the speakerphone mode, refer to page 71.
  • Page 89: Turning The Phone Function On And Off

    8 U s ing Ph on e Phone operation Turning the phone function on and off If you have turned the phone function off, removed and then reinstalled the SIM card, the connection to your mobile service provider’s network is not automatically enabled. You have the option to just use the device’s PDA features or you can reestablish the mobile service connection.
  • Page 90: Responding To Phone Calls

    8 Usin g P hon e Phone operation Responding to phone calls You can either accept or reject a call. To answer a call • Tap Answer. (, or press the Send button To reject a call • Tap Ignore. (or press the End button If you reject a call a busy tone will be sent out.
  • Page 91: Toggling The Speakerphone Mode On And Off

    • Manually entering a phone number using the Dialer keypad or the keypad module. • Accessing numbers using Speed Dial, Call Log, Microsoft Contacts or SIM Manager. Once a call has been initiated this icon on the navigation bar changes to NOTE: In the succeeding sections, it is assumed that for steps that require pressing callpad buttons or keys in the keypad module, the corresponding modules are attached to the device.
  • Page 92: Making A Call Using The Keypad Module

    ® Contacts is a Pocket Outlook application which lets you maintain a list of your friends’ and colleagues’ contact information. For detailed information in how to use this application, go to page 33. To make a call using Microsoft Contacts...
  • Page 93: Making A Call Using Speed Dial

    Making a call using Speed Dial Speed Dial is a list you create for number you regularly call. Only numbers stored in Microsoft Contacts can be added to this list. For instructions, go to ‘To export contacts from Microsoft Contacts’ on page 81.
  • Page 94: Making A Call Using Call Log

    8 Usin g P hon e Making phone calls • In the picture above, Lynn Tseng is at position 7. To dial his number, tap and hold 7 on the Dialer keypad. If a number holds a position of 10 or more tap the first number, and then tap and hold the second to dial.
  • Page 95: Making A Call From Sim Manager

    8 U s ing Ph on e Making phone calls Use the jog dial to find the number you want to call. You can select a call category— All Calls, MIssed, Outgoing, Incoming, and By Caller, by tapping the pick list in the top-left corner of screen. Tap here to select a call category.
  • Page 96: Emergency Call

    8 Usin g P hon e Managing more than one call Once the number has been selected, using the jog dial selection or by tapping it, make the call by doing any of the following: • Press the jog dial. •...
  • Page 97: Call Hold

    8 U s ing Ph on e Managing more than one call Call Hold After being notified of an incoming call while attending to an earlier one, you can choose to reject a call by tapping the Ignore button on the Phone - Incoming callout, or you can use the Call Hold feature to attend to both calls.
  • Page 98: Other Phone Functions

    8 Usin g P hon e Other Phone functions Tap here to set up a conference call. If the conference connection is successful the word Conference will appear in the input area of the Dialer screen. To add additional people to a conference call You can connect up to six (6) callers at a time in a conference call.
  • Page 99 8 U s ing Ph on e Other Phone functions In the Notes window, use any of the input methods to compose your call note. Refer to ‘2 Entering data in your ET180’ on page 17 for more information on input methods.
  • Page 100: Sms Service

    8 Usin g P hon e Other Phone functions SMS service Just like a regular mobile phone, you can send SMS messages in your device using the Dialer screen’s Tool menu which is integrated with Inbox. For more information on using Inbox, go to page 57. To send SMS using Dialer On the Dialer screen’s navigation bar, tap Tools >...
  • Page 101: Managing Contact Information

    For instructions on adding Call Log items, go to page 86. • For instruction on adding SIM Manager contacts, go to page 83. To export contacts from Microsoft Contacts You can choose to transfer entries in Microsoft Contacts to either your SIM card or to your Speed Dial list.
  • Page 102: Managing Contacts Using Sim Manager

    Tap OK. Managing contacts using SIM Manager The SIM Manager program lets you manage all contacts stored in your SIM card with the option to export this information to Microsoft Contacts. To access SIM Manager: • , Programs, and then tap SIM Manager Wait for the SIM card contents to load.
  • Page 103 To export individual SIM Manager contact: Tap and hold a contact, then from the pop-up menu, select Save to Contacts. A pop-out message will confirm transfer to Microsoft Contacts. Tap OK to close the box. To export all SIM Manager contacts:...
  • Page 104: Managing The Call Log Items

    8 Usin g P hon e Managing the Call Log items A screen appears to display the transfer status. After completing the transfer, tap OK. Saving personal numbers to SIM Manager You can choose to save your personal phone numbers in a separate screen in SIM Manager.
  • Page 105: Call Log Categories

    8 U s ing Ph on e Managing the Call Log items Call Log categories Entries in the Call Log are grouped into five categories which include: Icon Category Description All Calls Shows all calls made to and from the phone in chronological order Missed Only shows calls that were not answered...
  • Page 106: Transferring Call Log Entries To Microsoft Contacts

    You have the option to transfer new numbers under the Incoming and Missed log categories to Microsoft Contacts. To transfer Call Log entries to Microsoft Contacts Tap and hold the number you want to transfer. In the pop-up menu that appears select New Contact.
  • Page 107: Customizing The Phone Functions

    8 U s ing Ph on e Customizing the phone functions To delete individual Call Log entries • Tap and hold the entry you want to delete, then from the pop-up menu, select Delete. To delete all Call Log entries •...
  • Page 108: Settings - Phone Tab

    8 Usin g P hon e Customizing the phone functions Settings - Phone tab Configure sound and security settings in this tab. The SIM card number is indicated on the first line of this page. NOTE: If you are going to use multiple SIM cards, you need to soft reset your device to update the phone number displayed on the Settings - Phone tab.
  • Page 109 8 U s ing Ph on e Customizing the phone functions To play a ring tone: • Tap the ring tone file you want to play to select the check box beside it, then . To stop ring tone playback, tap To add a ring tone to Phone Settings: •...
  • Page 110: Settings - Services Tab

    8 Usin g P hon e Customizing the phone functions Settings - Services tab Configure the different phone services in this tab. Caller ID When you place a call, your phone number will be revealed to the person that you are calling.
  • Page 111: Call Waiting

    8 U s ing Ph on e Customizing the phone functions In the next screen, follow the following steps to enable or disable call forwarding: • To enable call forwarding – Tap the Forward all incoming calls check box, then specify the call forward phone number on the To field.
  • Page 112: Settings - Network Tab

    8 Usin g P hon e Customizing the phone functions Tap the Get Settings button (retrieving settings may take a few minutes). Settings - Network tab Configure settings related to mobile service networks in this tab. The currently activated network is indicated on the first line of this tab. Tap here to find a network.
  • Page 113: Settings - Special Tab

    8 U s ing Ph on e Customizing the phone functions Under Network selection, tap the Set Preferred Networks button. The screen below appears (retrieving settings may take a few minutes). To include a listed network as a preferred network, tap the check box opposite it. To set the priority level, tap a preferred network, then tap the Move Up/Move Down buttons.
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  • Page 115: Customising Your Et180

    9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adjusting device settings Customising your ET180 You can customise your ET180 based on your personal requirements and preferences as well as depending on your usual work modes. Customise your device by doing either of the following: •...
  • Page 116 9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adjusting device settings Buttons Assign commonly-used application programs to any of the hardware buttons. Input Select an input method, options for word completion and other related settings. Menus Customise what appears on the menu, and enable a pop-up menu from the New button.
  • Page 117: Owner Information

    9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adjusting device settings Owner Information Enter personal information and customise text display when device is turned on. Password Set a password to prevent unauthorized access to your device. Phone Set up the phone function of your device. For more information on this Settings option, refer to "Customizing the phone functions"...
  • Page 118 9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adjusting device settings Preference Manage and listen to all ring tones stored in your device. For more information on this Settings option, refer to "Managing ring tones" on page 88. Sounds & Notification Select the types of action you want to hear sounds for and define how you want to be notified about different events.
  • Page 119: System

    9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adjusting device settings System About Displays your device’s version and copyright information; includes an option to define a device ID. About MyDevice Displays your device’s hardware, version, and model information. Also displays a log showing the duration all calls received and made on your device.
  • Page 120 9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adjusting device settings Brightness Define settings for the display brightness and backlight control. Clock Change the time or set alarms.
  • Page 121 9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adjusting device settings Memory Adjust allocation of storage and main memory. Power Define settings to minimise power consumption.
  • Page 122 9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adjusting device settings Regional Settings Set default number and time display formats and other related options. Remove Programs Remove programs from storage memory.
  • Page 123: Connections

    9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adjusting device settings Screen Recalibrate screen and enable the ClearType feature. Connections AvantGo Connect Set server settings and related options for AvantGo.
  • Page 124: Network Adapters

    9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adjusting device settings Beam Define settings for the beam function. Connections Adjust settings for connecting to the Internet or to a local network. Network Adapters Select your device’s network adapter and set its properties.
  • Page 125: Adding And Removing Programs

    You can install any program created for your device, as long as it has enough memory. The most popular place to find software for your device is on the Pocket PC Web site (http://www.microsoft.com/mobile/pocketpc/). Adding programs You can add programs to your device either by using ActiveSync or by downloading the program from the Internet.
  • Page 126: Removing Programs

    9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adding a program to the Start menu Download the program to your device straight from the Internet using Pocket Internet Explorer. You may see a single *.xip, *.exe or *.zip file, a Setup.exe file, or several versions of files for different device types and processors.
  • Page 127 9 Cu stom ising you r ET 18 0 Adding a program to the Start menu Tap and hold the program and tap Cut on the pop-up menu. Open the Start Menu folder located in the Windows folder, tap and hold a blank area of the window.
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  • Page 129: User Support

    10 U s er su ppo r t Customer support User support This chapter contains contact information for any technical assistance or update inquiry you may have in using the ET180 Pocket PC Phone, as well as troubleshooting instructions for simple problem conditions. Customer support If you encounter a problem with your ET180, do not call for technical assistance until you have reviewed the following troubleshooting section.
  • Page 130: Password Problem

    10 U s er su ppo r t Troubleshooting – Establishing a remote connection – Using the backlight – Watching/listening to .wmv/MP3 files – Connecting to a computer • Shorten auto suspend time While on battery power, your device automatically suspends operation if you haven’t touched the hardware buttons or used the stylus for a specified period.
  • Page 131: Screen Problems

    10 U s er su ppo r t Troubleshooting TIP: When using Notes, Pocket Word, or Pocket Excel, you can also move files by opening the item and tapping Tools or Edit and then Rename/Move. • Move email attachments. Insert an storage card to your device’s SD/MMC slot. Refer to page 5 for instructions In Inbox, tap Tools and then Options.
  • Page 132: Tapping And Writing Problems

    10 U s er su ppo r t Troubleshooting • Notes - try changing the size of the view. To do this, tap a zoom percentage on the Tools menu. • Pocket Word and Pocket Excel - try changing the size of the view. To do this, on the View menu, tap Zoom and then select a zoom percentage.
  • Page 133 10 U s er su ppo r t Troubleshooting • If the option Network Connection is not listed as a connection method in the ActiveSync dialog box when starting synchronization, wait for a few minutes and try again. Also, if synchronization does not start right away, the network is probably busy, and it may take a minute for your device to connect to the network.
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  • Page 135: Index

    Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer Contacts AvantGo copyright sign up create SMS Mobile Favorites customise features create mobile favorite handheld settings favorite links...
  • Page 136 Call Log Pocket Word using Dialer enter data using Microsoft Contacts drawing mode using SIM Manager recording using Speed Dial mode using the keypad module respond to calls typing mode settings writing mode SMS service file list...

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