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E8517
First Edition
November 2013
VivoTab Note 8
E-Manual
M80T Series

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  • Page 1 E8517 First Edition November 2013 VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual M80T Series...
  • Page 2 Warranty Statement, up to the listed contract price of each product. ASUS will only be responsible for or indemnify you for loss, damages or claims based in contract, tort or infringement under this Warranty Statement.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About this manual .....................6 Conventions used in this manual ................7 Typography ........................7 Safety precautions.....................8 Using your VivoTab Note 8 ..................8 Caring for your VivoTab Note 8 .................. 9 Proper disposal ........................ 10 Chapter 1: Hardware Setup VivoTab Note 8 features ..................12 Front view ..........................
  • Page 4 Connecting to wireless networks ................39 Wi-Fi ............................. 39 Bluetooth .......................... 40 Airplane mode ......................... 42 Turning your VivoTab Note 8 off ................43 Putting your VivoTab Note 8 to sleep ..............43 Chapter 4: Recovering Windows® 8.1 Refreshing your VivoTab Note 8 ................46 Restoring your VivoTab Note 8 ................47 Tips and FAQs Useful tips for your VivoTab Note 8 ..............50...
  • Page 5 CTR 21 Approval (for VivoTab Note 8 with built-in Modem) ......71 European Union Eco-label ................... 73 Global Environmental Regulation Compliance and Declaration ....73 ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ................74 Regional notice for Singapore ................... 74 VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 6: About This Manual

    About this manual This manual provides information about the hardware and software features of your VivoTab Note 8, organized through the following chapters: Chapter 1: Hardware Setup This chapter details the hardware components of your VivoTab Note 8. Chapter 2: Using your VivoTab Note 8 This chapter shows you how to use the different parts of your VivoTab Note 8.
  • Page 7: Conventions Used In This Manual

    Conventions used in this manual To highlight key information in this manual, some text are presented as follows: IMPORTANT! This message contains vital information that must be followed to complete a task. NOTE: This message contains additional information and tips that can help complete tasks.
  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Using your VivoTab Note 8 This VivoTab Note 8 should only be used in environments with ambient temperatures between 0°C (3°F) and 3°C (9°F). Refer to the rating label on the bottom of your VivoTab Note 8 and ensure that your power adapter complies with this rating.
  • Page 9: Caring For Your Vivotab Note 8

    Caring for your VivoTab Note 8 Disconnect the AC power and remove the battery pack (if applicable) before cleaning your VivoTab Note 8. Use a clean cellulose sponge or chamois cloth dampened with a solution of nonabrasive detergent and a few drops of warm water. Remove any extra moisture from your VivoTab Note 8 using a dry cloth.
  • Page 10: Proper Disposal

    Proper disposal Do not throw your VivoTab Note 8 in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment and mercury-containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste.
  • Page 11: Chapter 1: Hardware Setup

    Chapter 1: Hardware Setup VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 12: Vivotab Note 8 Features

    VivoTab Note 8 features Front view VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 13 Front camera The built-in front camera allows you to take pictures or record videos using your VivoTab Note 8. Camera indicator The camera indicator lights up when the built-in camera is in use. Ambient light sensor The ambient light sensor detects the amount of ambient light in your environment.
  • Page 14: Rear View

    Rear view VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 15: Volume Button

    Microphone The built-in microphone can be used for video conferencing, voice narrations, or simple audio recording. Power button Press the power button to turn your VivoTab Note 8 on, put it to sleep mode, and wake it up from sleep mode. In the event that your VivoTab Note 8 becomes unresponsive, press and hold the power button for about ten (10) seconds to force it to shut down.
  • Page 16 Audio speakers The built-in audio speaker allows you to hear audio straight from the VivoTab Note 8. The audio features of this VivoTab Note 8 are software-controlled. Rear camera This built-in rear camera allows you to take high-definition pictures or record high-definition videos using your VivoTab Note 8.
  • Page 17 Chapter 2: Using your VivoTab Note 8 VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Getting started Charging your VivoTab Note 8 To charge your VivoTab Note 8: Connect the micro USB cable to the power adapter. Plug the micro USB connector into micro USB .0 port of your VivoTab Note 8. Plug the power adapter into a grounded power outlet. Charge the VivoTab Note 8 for eight (8) hours before using it in battery mode for the first time.
  • Page 19 IMPORTANT! • Locate the input/output rating label on your VivoTab Note 8 and ensure that it matches the input/output rating information on your power adapter. Some VivoTab Note 8 models may have multiple rating output currents based on the available SKU. •...
  • Page 20 WARNING! Read the following precautions for your VivoTab Note 8’s battery. • Only ASUS-authorized technicians should remove the battery inside the device. • The battery used in this device may present a risk of fire or chemical burn if removed or disassembled.
  • Page 21: Turning On Your Vivotab Note 8

    Turning on your VivoTab Note 8 Press the power button. VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 22: Gestures For The Vivotab Note 8

    Gestures for the VivoTab Note 8 Gestures allow you to launch programs and access the settings of your VivoTab Note 8. Refer to the following illustrations when using hand gestures on your VivoTab Note 8. Touch screen gestures for Windows® 8.1 Left edge swipe Right edge swipe Swipe from the left edge of the...
  • Page 23 Tap/Double tap Tap and hold • Tap an app to launch it. • To move an app, tap and hold the app tile then drag • On Desktop mode, it to a new location. double-tap an application to launch it. •...
  • Page 24 Zoom out Zoom in Bring together your two fingers Spread apart your two fingers on on the touch screen panel. the touch screen panel. VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 25 Top edge swipe Finger slide • In the Start screen, swipe Slide your finger to scroll up and from the top edge of down and slide your finger to pan the screen to view the the screen left or right. Customize bar.
  • Page 26 Swipe up Swipe down Swipe up from the Start screen to Swipe down from the Apps launch the Apps screen. screen to return to the Start screen. VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 27: Chapter 3: Working With Windows

    Chapter 3: Working with Windows® 8.1 VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 28: Starting For The First Time

    Starting for the first time When you start your computer for the first time, a series of screens appear to guide you in configuring the basic settings of your Windows® 8.1 operating system. To start your VivoTab Note 8 for the first time: Press the power button on your VivoTab Note 8.
  • Page 29: Windows ® Ui

    ® Windows Windows® 8.1 comes with a tile-based user interface (UI) which allows you to organize and easily access Windows® apps from the Start screen. It also includes the following features that you can use while working on your VivoTab Note 8. Start screen The Start screen appears after successfully signing in to your user account.
  • Page 30: Windows® Apps

    Windows® Apps These are apps pinned on the Start screen and displayed on tiled-format for easy access. NOTE: Some apps require signing in to your Microsoft account before they are fully launched. Windows apps VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 31: Start Button

    Start button Windows 8.1 features the Start button that allows you to switch between the two most recent apps that you opened. To use the Start button, tap Desktop app then tap VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 32 Context menu The context menu appears as a box filled with quick-access to some of the programs inside Windows® 8.1 when you tap and hold the Start button. The context menu also includes the following shutdown options for your VivoTab Note 8: Sign out, Sleep, Shut down, and Restart. VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 33: Customizing Your Start Screen

    Customizing your Start screen Windows® 8.1 also enables you to customize your Start screen, allowing you to boot directly to the Desktop mode and customize the arrangement of your apps onscreen. To customize the settings of your Start screen: Launch the Desktop. Tap and hold anywhere on the taskbar except on the Start button, then tap Properties to launch the Taskbar and Navigation properties window.
  • Page 34: Working With Windows Apps

    ® Working with Windows apps Use your VivoTab Note 8’s touch screen panel to launch, customize, and close apps. Launching apps Tap an app to launch it. Customizing apps You can move, resize, unpin, or close apps from the Start screen using the following steps: Moving apps Tap and hold the app tile then drag it to a new location.
  • Page 35: Accessing The Apps Screen

    Closing apps Tap and hold the top side of the running app then drag it down to the bottom of the screen to close it. Accessing the Apps screen Aside from the apps already pinned on your Start screen, you can also open other applications through the Apps screen.
  • Page 36: Charms Bar

    Launching the Apps screen Swipe the Start screen up to launch the Apps screen. Pinning more apps on the Start screen To pin an app on the Start screen: Tap and hold the app tile for one (1) second, then release it to launch the Customize bar.
  • Page 37: Launching The Charms Bar

    Launching the Charms bar Swipe from the right edge of your VivoTab Note 8’s touch screen panel to launch the Charms bar. Inside the Charms bar Search This charm allows you to look for files, applications, or programs in your VivoTab Note 8. Share This charm allows you to share applications via social networking sites or e-mail.
  • Page 38: Snap Feature

    Snap feature The Snap feature displays two apps side-by-side, allowing you to work or switch between apps. IMPORTANT! • You can only activate the snap feature in landscape orientation. • Ensure that your VivoTab Note 8’s screen resolution is set to 13 x 8 pixels or higher before using the Snap feature.
  • Page 39: Connecting To Wireless Networks

    Connecting to wireless networks Wi-Fi Access e-mails, surf the Internet, and share applications via social networking sites using your VivoTab Note 8’s Wi-Fi connection. IMPORTANT! The Airplane mode disables this feature. Ensure that Airplane mode is turned off before enabling the Wi-Fi connection of your VivoTab Note 8.
  • Page 40: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Use Bluetooth to facilitate wireless data transfers with other Bluetooth- enabled devices. IMPORTANT! The Airplane mode disables this feature. Ensure that Airplane mode is turned off before enabling the Bluetooth connection of your VivoTab Note 8. Pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices You need to pair your VivoTab Note 8 with other Bluetooth-enabled devices to enable data transfers.
  • Page 41 Select a device from the list. Compare the passcode on your VivoTab Note 8 with the passcode sent to your chosen device. If they are the same, tap Yes to successfully pair your VivoTab Note 8 with the device. NOTES: •...
  • Page 42: Airplane Mode

    Airplane mode The Airplane mode disables wireless communication, allowing you to use your VivoTab Note 8 safely while in-flight. Turning Airplane mode on Launch the Charms bar. then tap Move the slider to the right to turn the Airplane mode on. Turning Airplane mode off Launch the Charms bar.
  • Page 43: Turning Your Vivotab Note 8 Off

    Turning your VivoTab Note 8 off You can turn off your VivoTab Note 8 by doing either of the following procedures: From the Charms bar, tap > Shut down • then tap to do a normal shutdown. > Shut down. •...
  • Page 44 VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 45: Chapter 4: Recovering Windows

    Chapter 4: Recovering Windows® 8.1 VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 46: Refreshing Your Vivotab Note 8

    Refreshing your VivoTab Note 8 Use Refresh your PC without affecting your files if you want to refresh your system without losing your current files and apps. To refresh your VivoTab Note 8: From the Charms bar, tap then tap Change PC settings. Under PC settings, tap Update and Recovery then tap Recovery.
  • Page 47: Restoring Your Vivotab Note 8

    Restoring your VivoTab Note 8 Use Remove everything and reinstall Windows if you want to reset your system to its factory settings. To restore your VivoTab Note 8: From the Charms bar, tap then tap Change PC settings. Under PC settings, tap Update and Recovery then tap Recovery.
  • Page 48 VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 49: Tips And Faqs

    Tips and FAQs VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 50: Useful Tips For Your Vivotab Note 8

    • Use ASUS Live Update to update ASUS-exclusive applications, drivers and utilities in your VivoTab Note 8. Refer to the ASUS Tutor installed in your VivoTab Note 8 for more details. • Use an anti-virus software to protect your data and keep this updated too.
  • Page 51: Hardware Faqs

    I turn on the VivoTab Note 8. What should I do? Although these dots normally appear onscreen, they will not affect your system. If the incident continues and subsequently affects system performance, consult an authorized ASUS service center. My display panel has an uneven color and brightness. How...
  • Page 52 VivoTab Note 8. • If the problem still exists, contact your local ASUS service center for assistance. When I play audio and video files, why can’t I hear any sound from my VivoTab Note 8’s audio speakers?
  • Page 53: Software Faqs

    VivoTab Note 8. • If the problem still exists, contact your local ASUS service center for assistance. What should I do when my screen displays this message: “Remove disks or other media. Press any key to restart.”? You can try doing any of the following suggestions: •...
  • Page 54 • Remove all connected devices to your VivoTab Note 8 then restart your system. • If the problem still exists, contact your local ASUS service center for assistance. Why can’t my VivoTab Note 8 wake up from sleep mode? •...
  • Page 55: Appendices

    Appendices VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 56: Internal Modem Compliancy

    Internal Modem Compliancy The VivoTab Note 8 with internal modem model complies with JATE (Japan), FCC (US, Canada, Korea, Taiwan), and CTR1. The internal modem has been approved in accordance with Council Decision 98/8/EC for pan-European single terminal connection to the public switched telephone network (PSTN). However due to differences between the individual PSTNs provided in different countries, the approval does not, of itself, give an unconditional assurance of successful operation on every PSTN network termination point.
  • Page 57: Network Compatibility Declaration

    Network Compatibility Declaration Statement to be made by the manufacturer to the Notified Body and the vendor: “This declaration will indicate the networks with which the equipment is designed to work and any notified networks with which the equipment may have inter- working difficulties.
  • Page 58 This table shows the countries currently under the CTR21 standard. Country Applied More Testing Austria Belgium Czech Republic Not Applicable Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Not Applicable Iceland Ireland Italy Still Pending Still Pending Israel Lichtenstein Luxemburg The Netherlands Norway Poland Not Applicable...
  • Page 59: Federal Communications Commission Interference Statement

    This information was copied from CETECOM and is supplied without liability. For updates to this table, you may visit http://www.cetecom.de/technologies/ctr_1. html 1 National requirements will apply only if the equipment may use pulse dialling (manufacturers may state in the user guide that the equipment is only intended to support DTMF signalling, which would make any additional testing superfluous).
  • Page 60: Rf Exposure Information (Sar)

    • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. WARNING! The use of a shielded-type power cord is required in order to meet FCC emission limits and to prevent interference to the nearby radio and television reception.
  • Page 61: Fcc Radio Frequency (Rf) Exposure Caution Statement

    FCC Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Caution Statement WARNING! Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. “The manufacture declares that this device is limited to Channels 1 through 11 in the .GHz frequency by specified firmware controlled in the USA.
  • Page 62: Ce Marking

    CE Marking CE marking for devices with wireless LAN/ Bluetooth This equipment complies with the requirements of Directive 1999//EC of the European Parliament and Commission from 9 March, 1999 governing Radio and Telecommunications Equipment and mutual recognition of conformity. The highest CE SAR value for the device is 0.9 W/Kg. This equipment may be operated in: RF Exposure information (SAR) - CE This device meets the EU requirements (1999/19/EC) on the limitation of...
  • Page 63: Ic Radiation Exposure Statement For Canada

    For next-to-body operation, this device has been tested and meets the ICNRP exposure guidelines and the European Standard EN 311 and EN 09-. SAR is measured with the device directly contacted to the body while transmitting at the highest certified output power level in all frequency bands of the mobile device. IC Radiation Exposure Statement for Canada This equipment complies with IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment.
  • Page 64: Déclaration D'industrie Canada Relative À L'exposition Aux Ondes Radio

    Déclaration d’Industrie Canada relative à l’ exposition aux ondes radio Cet appareil est conforme aux limites d’exposition aux radiations d’Industrie Canada définies pour un environnement non-contrôlé. Pour maintenir la conformité avec les exigences d’exposition RF d’IC, veuillez éviter tout contact direct avec l’antenne pendant l’émission.
  • Page 65: Wireless Operation Channel For Different Domains

    Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains N. America .1-. GHz Ch01 through CH11 Japan .1-.8 GHz Ch01 through Ch1 Europe ETSI .1-. GHz Ch01 through Ch13 France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands Some areas of France have a restricted frequency band. The worst case maximum authorized power indoors are: •...
  • Page 66 Departments in which the use of the 00–83. MHz band is permitted with an EIRP of less than 100mW indoors and less than 10mW outdoors: 01 Ain 0 Aisne 03 Allier 0 Hautes Alpes 08 Ardennes 09 Ariège 11 Aude 1 Aveyron 1 Charente  Dordogne...
  • Page 67: Ul Safety Notices

    UL Safety Notices Required for UL 19 covering telecommunications (telephone) equipment intended to be electrically connected to a telecommunication network that has an operating voltage to ground that does not exceed 00V peak, 300V peak-to-peak, and 10V rms, and installed or used in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 0).
  • Page 68: Power Safety Requirement

    REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we publish the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/english/ REACH.htm. Macrovision Corporation Product Notice This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S.A.
  • Page 69: Prevention Of Hearing Loss

    Prevention of Hearing Loss To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods. À pleine puissance, l’écoute prolongée du baladeur peut endommager l’oreille de l’ utilisateur. For France, headphones/earphones for this device are compliant with the sound pressure level requirement laid down in the applicable EN033-1:000 and/or EN033-:003 standard required by French Article L.3-1.
  • Page 70: Nordic Lithium Cautions (For Lithium-Ion Batteries)

    Nordic Lithium Cautions (for lithium-ion batteries) CAUTION! Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. (English) ATTENZIONE! Rischio di esplosione della batteria se sostituita in modo errato. Sostituire la batteria con un una di tipo uguale o equivalente consigliata dalla fabbrica.
  • Page 71: Ctr 21 Approval (For Vivotab Note 8 With Built-In Modem)

    Coating Notice IMPORTANT! To provide electrical insulation and maintain electrical safety, a coating is applied to insulate the device except on the areas where the I/O ports are located. CTR 21 Approval (for VivoTab Note 8 with built-in Modem) Danish Dutch English Finnish...
  • Page 72 German Greek Italian Portuguese Spanish Swedish VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...
  • Page 73: European Union Eco-Label

    Declaration ASUS follows the green design concept to design and manufacture our products, and makes sure that each stage of the product life cycle of ASUS product is in line with global environmental regulations. In addition, ASUS disclose the relevant information based on regulation requirements.
  • Page 74: Asus Recycling/Takeback Services

    ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components as well as the packaging materials. Please go to http://csr.asus.com/ english/Takeback.htm for detailed recycling information in different regions.
  • Page 75: Ec Declaration Of Conformity

    Manufacturer: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Address, City: 4F, No. 150, LI-TE Rd., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN Country: TAIWAN Authorized representative in Europe: ASUS COMPUTER GmbH Address, City: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN Country: GERMANY declare the following apparatus: ASUS Tablet Product name :...
  • Page 76 VivoTab Note 8 E-Manual...