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  • Page 1 support.asus.com...
  • Page 2 ASUS. In each such instance, regardless of the basis on which you are entitled to claim damages from ASUS, ASUS is liable for no more than damages for bodily injury (including death) and damage to real property and tangible personal property; or any other actual and direct damages resulted from omission or failure of performing legal duties under this Warranty Statement, up to the listed contract price of each product.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Using your ASUS Tablet ....................8 Airplane Precautions ...................... 8 Package contents ......................9 Chapter 1: Hardware Setup Getting to know your ASUS Tablet ................12 Front view ........................12 Rear view .........................13 Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Tablet Setting up your ASUS Tablet ..................18 Charging your ASUS Tablet ..................18...
  • Page 4 File Manager ........................41 Accessing the internal storage .................41 Accessing the external storage device ..............41 Settings .........................43 Turning your ASUS Tablet off ..................45 Putting your ASUS Tablet to sleep ................45 Chapter 4: Pre-installed Apps Featured pre-installed apps ..................48 Play Music.........................48 Camera .........................49 Gallery .........................51...
  • Page 5 EC Declaration of Conformity ...................89 Prevention of Hearing Loss ..................89 CE Mark Warning ......................90 RF Exposure information (SAR) - CE ................91 Power Safety Requirement ..................91 ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services .................91 Coating notice ........................91 Green ASUS notice ......................92 Regional notice for Singapore ..................92 Proper disposal .......................93...
  • Page 6: About This Manual

    This chapter details the hardware components of your ASUS Tablet. Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Tablet This chapter shows you how to use the different parts of your ASUS Tablet. Chapter 3: Working with Android® This chapter provides an overview of using Android® in your ASUS Tablet.
  • Page 7: Conventions Used In This Manual

    NOTE: This message contains additional information and tips that can help complete tasks. WARNING! This message contains important information that must be followed to keep you safe while performing tasks and prevent damage to your ASUS Tablet’s data and components. Typography Bold This indicates a menu or an item that must be selected.
  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    ASUS Tablet when it is in use. IMPORTANT! Do not leave the ASUS Tablet connected to the power supply once it is fully charged. ASUS Tablet is not designed to be left connected to the power supply for extended periods of time.
  • Page 9: Package Contents

    Package contents Power adapter ASUS Tablet Micro USB cable User manual Warranty card NOTES: • If any of the items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer. • The bundled power adapter varies with country or region. K00A...
  • Page 10 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 11: Chapter 1: Hardware Setup

    Chapter 1: Hardware Setup Chapter 1: Hardware Setup K00A...
  • Page 12: Getting To Know Your Asus Tablet

    Front camera This built-in 1.2-megapixel camera allows you to take pictures or record videos using your ASUS Tablet. Touch screen panel The touch screen panel allows you to operate your ASUS Tablet using touch gestures. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 13: Rear View

    Rear view Speaker/Headset port This port allows you to connect your ASUS Tablet to amplified speakers or a headset. IMPORTANT! This port does not support an external microphone. Volume button The volume button allows you to increase or decrease the volume level of your ASUS Tablet.
  • Page 14 Power button Press the power button for about two (2) seconds to turn your ASUS Tablet on or wake it up from standby mode. To turn your ASUS Tablet off, press the power button for about (2) seconds and when prompted, tap Power Off then tap OK.
  • Page 15 Micro USB 2.0 port Use the micro USB (Universal Serial Bus) 2.0 to charge the battery pack or supply power to your ASUS Tablet. This port also allows you to transfer data from your computer to your ASUS Tablet and vice versa.
  • Page 16 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 17: Chapter 2: Using Your Asus Tablet

    Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Tablet Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Tablet K00A...
  • Page 18: Setting Up Your Asus Tablet

    Connect the micro USB cable to the power adapter. Plug the micro USB connector into your ASUS Tablet. Plug the power adapter into a grounded power outlet. Charge your ASUS Tablet for eight (8) hours before using it in battery mode for the first time. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 19 NOTES: • Your ASUS Tablet can be charged via the USB port on the computer only when it is in sleep mode (screen off) or turned off. • Charging through your computer’s USB port may take a longer time to complete.
  • Page 20: Gestures For The Asus Tablet

    Gestures for the ASUS Tablet Using the touch screen panel, the following gestures can be done to navigate, interact with, and launch the exclusive features included with your ASUS Tablet. Drag/Tap and hold/Long press To move an app, tap and hold the app and drag it to a new location.
  • Page 21 Tap an app to launch it. ❏ In the File Manager app, tap to select and open a file. ❏ Zoom out Bring together your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom out an image in Gallery, Maps or Places. K00A...
  • Page 22 Maps or Places. Swipe Swipe your finger to the left or to the right on the touch panel display to switch between screens or to flip through the pages of an e-book or a gallery of images. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 23: Connecting An Hdmi-Compliant Display

    Connecting an HDMI-compliant display To connect an HDMI-compliant display: Connect the micro HDMI connector to the micro HDMI port of your ASUS Tablet. Plug the HDMI cable to the HDMI port of an HDMI-compliant display. K00A...
  • Page 24 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 25: Chapter 3: Working With Android

    Chapter 3: Working with Android® Chapter 3: Working with Android® K00A...
  • Page 26: Starting Up For The First Time

    Starting up for the first time When you turn on your ASUS Tablet for the first time, a series of steps appear to guide you in configuring the basic settings of your Android® operating system. To start your ASUS Tablet for the first time: 1.
  • Page 27: Android Lock Screen

    ® Android lock screen Time and date panel Lock icon Wallpaper and widget panel Google Now launcher Unlocking your device Tap and drag K00A...
  • Page 28: Adding A Wallpaper On The Lock Screen

    Gallery or Wallpapers. Adding a widget on the lock screen Swipe the time and date panel to the right to view the wallpaper and widget panel, then tap and select a widget. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 29: Entering Google Now

    Google icon. Google Now Google Now is your ASUS Tablet's personal assistant, giving you instant updates on weather conditions, nearby restaurants, flight schedules, scheduled appointments, and other related information based from your web history, synced calendars and reminders.
  • Page 30: Home Screen

    Voice search Read e-mails in Email app Open Google Open All Apps Text search screen Shortcuts Shortcuts System bar Shortcut to Android® and Display recent apps ASUS utilities Return to Home Screen Return to the previous screen ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 31: Screen Views

    The built-in gravity-sensor and gyroscope of your ASUS Tablet enable automatic screen rotations depending on how you hold it. You can quickly switch between a landscape or portrait view by steering your ASUS Tablet to the left or to the right. Landscape view...
  • Page 32: Locking The Screen Orientation

    3. Tap a network name to connect to it. If the network is secured or protected, you are prompted to key in a password or key in other credentials. NOTE: If your ASUS Tablet finds a network that you have connected to previously, it automatically connects to it.
  • Page 33: Using Bluetooth

    Bluetooth is very useful when transferring data between two or more devices that are near each other. The first time you connect to a Bluetooth device, you must pair it with your ASUS Tablet. NOTE: Turn Bluetooth off when you are not using it to help save battery power.
  • Page 34: Connecting Your Asus Tablet To A Bluetooth Device

    Connecting your ASUS Tablet to a Bluetooth device After you have paired your ASUS Tablet to a Bluetooth device, you can easily reconnect to it manually, after it is back in range.
  • Page 35: Managing Apps

    Free up space for new app shortcuts by removing existing app shortcuts on your Home Screen. To remove app shortcuts: 1. Tap and hold an app until the X Remove appears on top of the screen. 2. Drag the app to X Remove to remove it from the Home Screen. K00A...
  • Page 36: Viewing App Info

    While holding an app on the All Apps screen, the display switches to Home Screen and the App info will appear on the top of the Home Screen display. Drag the app to App info to display its detailed information. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 37: Creating App Folder

    1. On the Home Screen, tap and drag an app or shortcut onto another app until a black circle appears. NOTES: • The created folder is shown in a transparent square. • You can add multiple apps in your folder. 2. Tap the folder and tap Unnamed Folder to rename the folder. K00A...
  • Page 38: Viewing Apps Under The Recents Screen

    To access the Recents screen: 1. Tap on the system bar. 2. A list shows up to display all of your recently launched apps. Tap on the app you want to launch. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 39 1. Tap and hold a recent app to display its menu. 2. To remove the app from the list, select Remove from list. To view its information, select App info. NOTE: You can also remove a recent app from the list by swiping it up or down. K00A...
  • Page 40: Task Manager

    All Apps screen then tap WIDGETS to display the 1. Tap Widgets menu. 2. Tap and hold ASUS Task Manager to display the ASUS Task Manager box on the Home Screen. 3. Swipe the list up and down to view all launched apps.
  • Page 41: File Manager

    > Internal Storage on the left panel to view the contents of your 2. Tap File Manager ASUS Tablet then tap an item to select. If a microSD card is inserted, tap MicroSD to view the contents of your microSD card. 3. Tap to return to the root directory of My Storage.
  • Page 42: Customizing Your Contents

    • The action will only appear if you customize a file or files inside the folder. • You can also tick the file or folder then drag and drop it to your desired destination folder. Action bar ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 43: Settings

    There are two ways to launch the Settings screen. 1. From the All Apps screen, tap to display the menu. Settings 2. Swipe down the notification bar on top of the screen to display ASUS Quick Settings panel then tap ASUS Quick Setting ASUS Quick Setting...
  • Page 44: Notification Panel

    ASUS Quick Setting Adjustment panel Tap any of the following icons to enable or disable the function. Instant Wi-Fi Dictionary Auto-rotate Smart Bluetooth Sound Saving Notification panel Notification panel appears under the Quick Setting panel for alerts or updates of apps, incoming e-mails and utility status.
  • Page 45: Turning Your Asus Tablet Off

    Turning your ASUS Tablet off You can shut down your ASUS Tablet by doing any of the following: Press the power button for about two (2) seconds and when prompted, tap ❏ Power Off then tap OK. If your ASUS Tablet is unresponsive, press and hold the power button for ❏...
  • Page 46 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 47: Chapter 4: Pre-Installed Apps

    Chapter 4: Pre-installed Apps Chapter 4: Pre-installed Apps K00A...
  • Page 48: Featured Pre-Installed Apps

    Settings for Play Music NOTES: The following audio and video codec are supported by your ASUS Tablet: • Decoder Audio Codec: AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1(AAC+), HE-AACv2(enhanced AAC+), AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MP3, FLAC, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, Vorbis, WAV a-law/mu-law, WAV linear PCM, WMA 10, WMA Lossless, WMA Pro LBR Video Codec: H.263, H.264, MPEG-4, VC-1/WMV, VP8...
  • Page 49: Camera

    Camera The camera app allows you to take pictures and record videos using your ASUS Tablet. To launch the Camera app, tap on the Home Screen then tap Camera NOTE: The pictures and video files are automatically saved to File Manager.
  • Page 50: Video Mode

    Video mode Switch to camera Camera mode settings switch Video mode settings Zooming slider Video effects Camera capture button Video quality Video capture button Exposure Preview Video settings ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 51: Gallery

    View images and play videos on your ASUS Tablet using the Gallery app. This app also allows you to edit, share , or delete image and video files stored in your ASUS Tablet. From Gallery, you can display images in a slideshow or tap to view the selected image or video file.
  • Page 52: Sharing And Deleting Albums

    To share an album, tap and hold an album until a tool bar appears on top of the screen. You can upload or share the selected albums online or delete them from your ASUS Tablet. Tool bar Tap to share the selected album through sharing apps.
  • Page 53: Sharing Images

    Sharing images To share an image: 1. From Gallery screen, open an album containing the image that you want to share. 2. Tap to select then tap and select from the list of sharing apps. K00A...
  • Page 54 To share multiple images: 1. From Gallery screen, open an album containing the images that you want to share. 2. Tap and hold one image then tap the other images. 3. Tap then select from the list of sharing apps. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 55: Editing An Image

    1. From Gallery screen, open an album containing the image that you want to edit. 2. Tap an image to open then tap > Edit. 3. Tap the editing tools to start editing. Tap to undo, redo, reset, or show edit history Tap to save the changes Tap to share Editing tools K00A...
  • Page 56: Deleting Images

    3. Tap OK. To delete multiple images: 1. From the Gallery screen, open an album containing the images that you want to delete. 2. Tap and hold one image then tap the other images. then tap OK. 3. Tap ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 57 3. Tap and hold Photo Gallery until the widget box moves to the Home Screen and displays the Choose images dialog box. 4. Choose an option from the Choose images dialog box that you want to place as a widget on the Home Screen. K00A...
  • Page 58: Email

    Email The Email app allows you to add POP3, IMAP, and Exchange accounts so you can receive, create, and browse e-mails right from your ASUS Tablet. IMPORTANT! You must be connected to the Internet so you can add an e-mail account or send and receive e-mails from added accounts.
  • Page 59 Adding e-mail accounts To add e-mail accounts: 1. Tap to display the All apps screen. 2. Tap then login using your account. Email 3. Tap > Settings. Then tap Add account on the upper right corner of your screen. K00A...
  • Page 60: Gmail

    Using the Gmail app, you can create a new Gmail account or synchronize your existing Gmail account so you can send, receive, and browse e-mails right from your ASUS Tablet. Enabling this app allows you to access other Google apps that may require a Google account, such as Play Store.
  • Page 61: Play Store

    If you do not have an account, tap New and follow the on-screen instructions to create an account. 3. After signing in, you can start downloading apps from Play Store and install them in your ASUS Tablet. IMPORTANT! Download the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Android® devices.
  • Page 62: Maps

    To use Google Maps: 1. Tap to display the All apps screen then tap Maps 2. Use the tool bar on top of the screen to customize your search. Search Tool bar Advanced settings Layers Directions Local places Current location ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 63: Mylibrary

    NOTE: MyLibrary supports e-books in ePub, PDF and TXT formats. MyLibrary main screen Tap to select and move or delete e-books Tap to sort e-books by title, author, date, or My Array Search an e-book Advanced settings Your bookshelves Last read e-book Your books on the selected bookshelf K00A...
  • Page 64: Reading Your E-Books

    Insert bookmark Chapter list Bookmark list/Day or Night mode Page scroll Flipping a page To move to the next page, swipe from right to left. To go back to the previous page, swipe from left to right. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 65 1. Tap anywhere on the screen to show the tool bar. 2. Tap to mark the page. You can mark as many pages as you like. > Bookmark list then tap the page 3. To view the bookmarked pages, tap that you want to open. K00A...
  • Page 66: Annotating On The Page

    Annotating in your e-books allows you to see the definition of a word, copy a word or a phrase, share via e-mail, or listen through text-to-speech function. Annotating a word Action bar Dictionary note Annotating a phrase Action bar ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 67 Tap Copy to copy the selected word or phrase and paste it to a text app. e. Tap Translation to see the translation of the selected phrase. Tap Share to share a phrase then select an app that you want for sharing. K00A...
  • Page 68: Supernote Lite

    SuperNote Lite is an easy-to-use app that lets you take notes, doodle, capture and insert photos, and record sounds and videos for a more interactive experience. You can also share your notebooks via your ASUS WebStorage account. then tap Enter.
  • Page 69 Tap to return to Save the page previous screen Share and export Settings tool bar Previous/Next page Page size Mode settings NOTE: The mode settings and notebook tool bar changes when you tap Write mode, Type mode, or Draw mode. K00A...
  • Page 70: Customizing Your Notebook

    NOTES: • For Write mode, tap Baseline for penmanship guidelines when necessary. • For Write and Type modes, tap Color to select text or stroke color and weight. SuperNote Lite Read-only mode Tap to enable Edit mode ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 71 • To view the hidden notebooks on the main screen, tap locked notebook. Deleting your notebook To delete your notebook: 1. In the SuperNote Lite main screen, tap and hold the notebook file then tap Delete. 2. Tap Delete to confirm deletion of the notebook. K00A...
  • Page 72: Asus Studio

    ASUS Studio ASUS Studio is an app that allows you to manage the photos and videos stored in your ASUS Tablet. With ASUS Studio, you can browse and sort your photos and videos, edit photos and filter effects, create personalized albums and share them via e-mail or social networking sites.
  • Page 73 Settings Tool bar The tool bar consists of the following functions: Tap to add the photo as favorite. Tap to tag the photo and select a category. Tap to edit the photo. Tap to delete the photo. K00A...
  • Page 74: Editing A Photo

    Editing a photo To edit a photo: 1. Tap on the tool bar. 2. Tap the editing tools to start editing. Tap to go back to previous screen Editing tool ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 75: Buddybuzz

    BuddyBuzz BuddyBuzz is an ASUS-exclusive social network aggregator that allows you to access your multiple social network accounts in one place. With BuddyBuzz, you can switch among your social networking accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Plurk. NOTE: Ensure that you register your social networking accounts when using BuddyBuzz for the first time.
  • Page 76: Audiowizard

    AudioWizard AudioWizard allows you to customize the sound modes of your ASUS Tablet for a clearer audio output that fits the actual usage scenarios. To launch Audio Wizard, tap on the Home Screen then tap AudioWizard Tap to turn AudioWizard off...
  • Page 77: Asus Artist

    ASUS Artist ASUS Artist is a ASUS-exclusive painting app that allows you to create an image file or add calligraphy, effects, and photos on an existing image file. To launch ASUS Artist, tap on the Home Screen then tap ASUS Artist...
  • Page 78 Creating a painting To create a painting: 1. On MyWorks screen, tap 2. On the template screen, tap to select a template. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 79 ASUS Artist editing screen Tap to share the painting Tap to create new painting Tap to save the painting Painting tool bar Editing a painting To edit a painting: 1. On MyWorks screen, tap to select a painting. 2. Tap the editing tools to start editing.
  • Page 80: App Locker

    Using App Locker To use App Locker: 1. On the Home Screen, tap then tap App Locker 2. Tap Start, set up your password then tap OK. 3. Tap OK to proceed to the App Locker screen. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 81 NOTES: • The apps that you locked will appear as locked icons on the Home Screen. • App Locker prompts you to key in your password every time you launch a locked app. K00A...
  • Page 82: Using File Protection

    To use File Protection: 1. Tap to open File Manager app. 2. Tap to select the files that you want to protect, then tap . The files that you want to protect appear on the File Protection screen. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 83: Widgets

    Widgets Widgets are mini apps that allow you to conveniently access useful and fun applications on your ASUS Tablet’s Home Screen. on the Home Screen then tap WIDGETS. To view widgets, tap Displaying a widget on the Home Screen From the Widgets screen, swipe your finger to the left or to the right to select a widget.
  • Page 84: Asus Battery

    ASUS Battery ASUS Battery is a special widget designed to show the battery status of your ASUS Tablet and its connected accessories by percentage and color. on the Home Screen then tap WIDGETS. To view ASUS Battery widget, tap Displaying the ASUS Battery widget on the Home Screen From the Widgets screen, swipe your finger to the left or to the right to look for ASUS Battery widget.
  • Page 85: Appendices

    Appendices Appendices K00A...
  • Page 86: Federal Communications Commission Statement

    The FCC requires indoor use for the 5.15-5.25 GHz band to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite Systems. It will only transmit on 5.25-5.35 GHz, 5.47-5.725 GHz and 5.725-5.850 GHz bands when associated with an access point (AP). ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 87: Rf Exposure Information (Sar)

    (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. The IC ID for this device is 3568A-K00A. Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Information The radiated output power of the Wireless Device is below the Industry Canada (IC) radio frequency exposure limits.
  • Page 88: Canada, Avis D'industrie Canada (Ic)

    (2) cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence, notamment les interférences qui peuvent affecter son fonctionnement. L’ identifiant IC de cet appareil est 3568A-K00A. Informations concernant l’exposition aux fréquences radio (RF) La puissance de sortie émise par cet appareil sans fil est inférieure à la limite d’...
  • Page 89: Ec Declaration Of Conformity

    EC Declaration of Conformity This product is compliant with the regulations of the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC. The Declaration of Conformity can be downloaded from http://support.asus.com. Prevention of Hearing Loss To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods.
  • Page 90: Ce Mark Warning

    Telecommunications Equipment and mutual recognition of conformity. The highest CE SAR value for the device is 0.523 W/Kg. This equipment may be operated in: DFS controls related to radar detection shall not be accessible to the user. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 91: Rf Exposure Information (Sar) - Ce

    H05VV-F, 2G, 0.75mm 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.
  • Page 92: Green Asus Notice

    The reduction of the number of the manual pages complies with the reduction of carbon emission. For the detailed user manual and related information, refer to the user manual included in the ASUS Tablet or visit the ASUS Support Site at http://support.asus.com/. Regional notice for Singapore This ASUS product complies with IDA Standards.
  • Page 93: Proper Disposal

    Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. DO NOT throw the ASUS Tablet in fire. DO NOT short circuit the contacts. DO NOT disassemble the ASUS Tablet. Model name: K00A (ME302C) Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
  • Page 94 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: Product name :...
  • Page 95 K00A...
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