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Acer DA241HL User Manual

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Acer DA241HL
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  • Page 1 Acer DA241HL User Guide...
  • Page 2 © 2013. All Rights Reserved. Acer DA241HL User Guide Model: DA241HL This Revision: 07/2013 Acer DA241HL Model number: __________________________________ Serial number*: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________ *Note: See the back of the DA241HL.
  • Page 3: Energy Star

    More information refers to or powermanagement. - Note: Information in this section may not apply to your computer. Acer ENERGY STAR qualified products: - produce less heat and reduce cooling loads in warmer climates.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Shutting down your DA241HL ........
  • Page 5 Resetting your DA241HL ........
  • Page 6: Features And Functions

    To register your Acer product, please visit Tap Registration and follow the simple instructions. You can also register directly from your DA241HL by tapping the Registration icon. After we receive your product registration, you will be sent a confirmation email with...
  • Page 7: Unpacking Your Da241Hl

    Setting up Unpacking your DA241HL Your new DA241HL comes packed in a protective box. Carefully unpack the box and remove the contents. If any of the following items is missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately: • Acer DA241HL • Setup poster •...
  • Page 8: Getting To Know Your Da241Hl

    Volume up; function key (+) Power indicator Indicates power status. Power button Press and hold to turn the DA241HL on, press briefly to turn the screen on/off or enter sleep mode; press and hold to turn the DA241HL off. Microphone...
  • Page 9: Back View

    3.5 mm headphone jack Connects to stereo headphones. Back panel view Item Description Ethernet (RJ-45) port Connects to an Ethernet network. HDMI port (MHL) Supports high-definition digital video connections. DC-in jack Connects to the DC power supply. Getting to know your DA241HL...
  • Page 11: Using Your Da241Hl

    Warning: Only use the bundled power adapter to power your DA241HL. Turning on for the first time To turn on your DA241HL, press the power button until the screen turns on. Wait a moment for your DA241HL to get ready. You will then be asked some questions before you can use your DA241HL.
  • Page 12: Using The Touchscreen

    Note: If the DA241HL’s screen turns off, it has entered sleep mode. Briefly press the power button to wake it up. For more information, see "Waking your DA241HL" on page 21. Sign in to or create a Google account If you have Internet access, your DA241HL allows you to synchronize information with a Google account.
  • Page 13: The Home Screen

    The Home screen When you start your DA241HL, or wake it from power saving, it will display the Home screen. This screen gives you quick access to information and simple controls with widgets or shortcuts. These display information such as the time and weather, or provide additional controls and direct access to apps.
  • Page 14 "Personalizing the Home screen" on page The App menu The App menu displays applications and widgets available on your DA241HL. Note: All images are for reference only. The applications installed on your DA241HL can be different from the applications shown in illustrations.
  • Page 15 Otherwise swipe to the left to see more Applications. When you are on the last page of applications, swipe to the left to see widgets available on your DA241HL. See "Personalizing the Home screen" on page 16. Tap the Shop icon to open Google Play.
  • Page 16 DA241HL microphone is off New Google Talk message Song is playing Upcoming event SD card or USB storage is full DA241HL is connected to PC via Syncing data Application update available Sync is on System update available Problem with sign-in or sync...
  • Page 17 applications that display constantly-updated information or quick shortcuts to applications or special functions. To move an App or Widget to the Home screen, tap and hold an item until it is selected. The Home screen will open. Drag the item to any free area on the screen. To move the item to a different Home screen, drag it to the side of the screen, the Home screen will switch to the screen in that direction.
  • Page 18: The Onscreen Keyboard

    Changing the Home screen image Tap and hold any open space on the Home screen. You can choose from a set of pre-formatted wallpapers, images stored in the Gallery, selected Wallpapers, or Live wallpapers that feature animated or interactive backgrounds. The onscreen keyboard When you tap a text box to enter text, an onscreen keyboard will appear.
  • Page 19: Editing Text

    To turn predictive text on or off with the Android keyboard, tap the Input options key, and then Android keyboard settings. Tap Auto correction or Show correction suggestions and select one of the options. Editing text You can select and edit text in certain applications, such as text you have entered in a text field.
  • Page 20 If you previously copied (see below) text, tap where you want to insert the text. A PASTE button appears briefly below the cursor. Tap the button to paste the text. To replace a word, double tap the word. A PASTE button appears above the word.
  • Page 21: Locking Your Da241Hl

    "Stay Awake" is disabled, which could save more power consumption in Sleep Mode (Suspense to RAM) Waking your DA241HL If the screen is off and the DA241HL does not react to any taps on the screen, then it has been locked and is in sleep mode. Security options...
  • Page 22: Connecting Devices To Your Da241Hl

    See "Setting up your DA241HL" on page 11. Connecting to a PC as a monitor Your DA241HL has an HDMI port (MHL), that can be used to connect it to a computer, or video player. Use an MHL cable to connect the display to a mobile device with MHL support.
  • Page 23: Transferring Files Between Your Da241Hl And A Pc

    Plug the micro USB connector into the micro USB port on the rear side of your DA241HL, and plug the other end of the USB cable into a USB port on your PC. After a short delay, your DA241HL's internal memory will be visible as a Portable Device in your PC’s file explorer.
  • Page 24: Connecting A Bluetooth Device

    Note: Ethernet only supports 10/100 Mbps Connecting a Bluetooth device Only A2DP stereo headsets (playback only, no microphone) are supported. Please check for updates to the DA241HL's software which may add support for additional Bluetooth devices. For Bluetooth settings, tap APPS > Settings > Bluetooth.
  • Page 25: Using The Webcam

    Using the webcam Note: Illustrations are for reference only. Actual product specifications may vary. Your DA241HL features a 2-megapixel digital webcam mounted on the front. Many chat or instant messaging apps can use this webcam so you can be seen by your family and friends.
  • Page 26: Using The Webcam To Record A Video

    • Use only Internal Storage. Taking a photo 1. Ensure the options described above are set to your preferences. 2. Frame your subject and steady your DA241HL. 3. Tap the camera icon to take the photo. Using the webcam to record a video The Camera app can also record video.
  • Page 27: Viewing Photos And Videos

    Shooting a video 1. Ensure the options described above are set to your preferences. 2. Frame your subject and steady your DA241HL and zoom in or out as needed. 3. Tap the record icon to begin recording. 4. Tap the record icon again to stop recording.
  • Page 28: Advanced Settings

    Description VPN settings Set up and manage Virtual Private Networks. Adjusting Bluetooth settings You can use Bluetooth to exchange information between your DA241HL and other mobile devices. Bluetooth connections For Bluetooth settings, tap APPS > Settings, then under WIRELESS &...
  • Page 29: Device

    - Enable Wakeup on Lan on the right-hand side of screen. Data Usage The Data Usage section shows how much data has been transmitted to your DA241HL, either in total or for each App. This information is useful if you are using a metered service. Virtual Private Network (VPN) This option enables you to connect to a private network, such as a secure work or office environment.
  • Page 30: Personal

    You can adjust screen brightness and contrast from the OSD. Storage You can check how much of your DA241HL’s storage (Internal, SD or USB) has been used, and what type of files are using storage. Apps Closing an application To close an active application, go to APPS >...
  • Page 31: System

    Setting alarms There are two predefined alarms on your DA241HL by default. To add or edit alarm settings, tap Clock in the application menu and tap Set alarm. Tap Add alarm to create a new alarm, or tap the check box next to a preset alarm to turn it on or off.
  • Page 32: Updating Your Da241Hl's Operating System

    Resetting your DA241HL You may have to perform a reset if your DA241HL fails to respond when buttons are pressed or the screen is tapped. To reset your DA241HL disconnect the main power supply for ten seconds, then reconnect.
  • Page 33: Faq And Troubleshooting

    FAQ and troubleshooting This section lists frequently asked questions that may arise during the use of your DA241HL, and gives easy answers and solutions to these questions. Aspect Question Answer Audio Why is there no If a headset is plugged into the device, sound coming from the speaker is automatically shut off.
  • Page 34: Other Sources Of Help

    Other sources of help For information on: Refer to: Up-to-date information regarding your DA241HL Service enquiries
  • Page 35: Declaration Of Conformity

    2 5 4 - 2 9 8 - 4 1 4 7 Declaration of Conformity Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Contact Person: Mr. RU Jan, And, Acer Italy s.r.l Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy Tel: +39-02-939-921 ,Fax: +39-02 9399-2913
  • Page 36 2006/95/EC, R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC and RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU and Directive 2009/125/EC with regard to establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-related product. Year to begin affixing CE marking 2013. _____________________ Aug. 12, 2013 RU Jan / Sr. Manager Regulation, Acer Inc. Date...

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