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  • Page 1 ASUS Fonepad USER MANUAL E8376...
  • 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 Fonepad ................... 8 Airplane Precautions ...................... 8 Package contents ......................9 Chapter 1: Hardware Setup Getting to know your ASUS Fonepad ..............12 Front view ........................12 Rear view .........................14 Inside the side compartment ..................17 Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Fonepad Setting up your ASUS Fonepad ................20...
  • Page 4 Accessing the internal storage .................52 Accessing the external storage device ..............52 Settings..........................54 ASUS Quick Setting .......................54 Turning your ASUS Fonepad off ................56 Putting your ASUS Fonepad to sleep ..............56 Chapter 4: Pre-installed Apps Featured pre-installed apps ..................58 Play Music.........................58 Camera .........................60...
  • Page 5 Prevention of Hearing Loss ..................94 CE Mark Warning ......................94 RF Exposure information (SAR) - CE ................95 Power Safety Requirement ..................96 Regional notice for Singapore ..................96 ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services .................96 Coating notice ........................96 Driving safely ........................96 Electronic devices ......................97 Other medical devices ....................97 Vehicles .........................97...
  • Page 6: About This Manual

    This chapter details the hardware components of your ASUS Fonepad. Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Fonepad This chapter shows you how to use the different parts of your ASUS Fonepad. Chapter 3: Working with Android™ This chapter provides an overview of using Android™ in your ASUS Fonepad.
  • 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 Fonepad’s data and components. Typography Bold This indicates a menu or an item that must be selected.
  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    ASUS Fonepad is in use. IMPORTANT! Do not leave the ASUS Fonepad connected to the power supply once it is fully charged. ASUS Fonepad 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 Fonepad Micro USB cable Technical documentations Headset* and warranty card NOTES: • If any of the items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer. • The bundled power adapter varies with country or region. • *The headset may only be available in selected countries.
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  • Page 11: Chapter 1: Hardware Setup

    Chapter 1: Hardware Setup Chapter 1: Hardware Setup K00G...
  • Page 12: Getting To Know Your Asus Fonepad

    Getting to know your ASUS Fonepad Front view Touch screen panel The touch screen panel allows you to operate your ASUS Fonepad using the stylus or touch gestures. Audio speakers The built-in audio speakers allow you to hear audios straight from your ASUS Fonepad.
  • Page 13 Proximity sensor The proximity sensor detects the distance between you and your ASUS Fonepad. When you use your ASUS Fonepad to make or receive a call, it automatically disables the touch function and switches off the backlight. Ambient light sensor The ambient light sensor detects the amount of light in your environment.
  • Page 14: Rear View

    Rear view Stylus pen The bundled stylus pen allows you to input commands on your ASUS Fonepad. With your stylus pen, you can make selections, draw or sketch on the touch screen panel of your ASUS Fonepad. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 15: Volume Button

    To turn your ASUS Fonepad off, press the power button for about (2) seconds and when prompted, tap Power Off then tap OK. To lock your ASUS Fonepad or put it to standby mode, press and quickly release the power button.
  • Page 16 Micro USB 2.0 port Use the micro USB (Universal Serial Bus) 2.0 port to charge the battery pack or supply power to your ASUS Fonepad. This port also allows you to transfer data from your computer to your ASUS Fonepad and vice-versa.
  • Page 17: Inside The Side Compartment

    NOTE: Refer to section Installing a micro SIM card for more details. MicroSD card slot The ASUS Fonepad comes with a built-in memory card reader slot that supports microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC card formats. NOTE: Refer to section Installing a microSD card for more details.
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  • Page 19: Chapter 2: Using Your Asus Fonepad

    Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Fonepad Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Fonepad K00G...
  • Page 20: Setting Up Your Asus Fonepad

    Installing a micro SIM card Before you can make calls, send text messages or connect to a mobile broadband network using your ASUS Fonepad, you need to install a micro SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card. To install a micro SIM card: 1.
  • Page 21: Installing A Microsd Card

    Installing a microSD card To install a microSD card: 1. Open the side compartment cover of your Fonepad. 2. Insert the microSD card to the microSD card slot with its metal contacts facing up, as shown. Metal contacts 3. Close the side compartment cover securely in place. K00G...
  • Page 22: Charging Your Asus Fonepad

    Connect the micro USB cable to the power adapter. Plug the micro USB connector into your ASUS Fonepad. Plug the power adapter into a grounded power outlet. Charge your ASUS Fonepad for eight (8) hours before using it in battery mode for the first time. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 23 • Do not place objects on top of your ASUS Fonepad. NOTES: • Your ASUS Fonepad can be charged via the USB port on the computer only when it is in sleep mode (screen off) or turned off. • Charging through a USB port of a computer may take a longer time to complete.
  • Page 24: Turning Your Asus Fonepad On

    Turning your ASUS Fonepad on To turn your ASUS Fonepad on, press the power button for about two (2) seconds. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 25: Gestures For The Asus Fonepad

    Gestures for the ASUS Fonepad Using the touch screen panel, the following gestures can be done to navigate, interact with, and launch the exclusive features included with your ASUS Fonepad. Drag/Tap and hold/Long press q To move an app, tap and hold the app and drag it to a new location.
  • Page 26 Tap/touch q Tap an app to launch it. q In the File Manager app, tap to select and open a file. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 27 Zoom out Bring together your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom out an image in Gallery, Maps, or Places. K00G...
  • Page 28 Zoom in Spread apart your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom in an image in Gallery, Maps, or Places. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 29 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. K00G...
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  • Page 31: Chapter 3: Working With Android

    Chapter 3: Working with Android™ Chapter 3: Working with Android™ K00G...
  • Page 32: Starting Up For The First Time

    Starting up for the first time When you turn on your ASUS Fonepad for the first time, a series of steps appear to guide you in configuring the basic settings of your Android™ operating system. NOTE: If a micro SIM card is already installed, your ASUS Fonepad may prompt you for the PIN code before you can set the basic settings.
  • Page 33: Android™ Lock Screen

    Android™ lock screen Time, date, and weather panel Lock icon Google Now launcher K00G...
  • Page 34: Unlocking Your Device

    Unlocking your device Tap and drag Entering the camera mode Swipe the lock screen from right to left to view the Camera shortcut and launch the Camera app. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 35: Adding A Wallpaper On The Lock Screen

    Adding a wallpaper on the lock screen Swipe the lock screen from left to right to view the wallpaper and widget panel, then tap and select a wallpaper from Gallery or Wallpapers. Adding a widget on the lock screen Swipe the lock screen from left to right to view the wallpaper and widget panel, then tap and select a widget.
  • Page 36: Entering Google Now

    Entering Google Now on the system bar then drag it to Google icon. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 37: Google Now

    Google Now Google Now is your ASUS Fonepad'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. K00G...
  • Page 38: Home Screen

    Open Google Voice search Open Google Text search Tap to set up the location, date, and time alarm Shortcuts Open All Apps screen Shortcuts Shortcuts System bar Return to the previous screen Display recent apps Return to Home Screen ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 39: Screen Views

    The built-in gravity-sensor of your ASUS Fonepad enables automatic screen rotations depending on how you hold it. You can quickly switch between a landscape or portrait view by steering your ASUS Fonepad to the left or to the right. NOTE: When in Home Screen, the orientation is in portrait mode only.
  • Page 40: Locking The Screen Orientation

    Home Screen to open All Apps screen. > Accessibility then tap Auto-rotate screen to deselect. 2. Tap Settings NOTE: You can also enable or disable this function from the ASUS Quick Settings. Refer to section Settings for more details. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 41: Using The Call Features

    People Follow the screen instructions to add a new contact. q Import your contacts from your micro SIM card into your ASUS Fonepad. To import your contacts from your micro SIM card: 1. Install the micro SIM card into your ASUS Fonepad.
  • Page 42: Connecting To The World

    All Apps screen then tap Settings q Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to go to ASUS Quick Settings then tap 2. From the Settings screen, tap More... then tap Mobile networks.
  • Page 43: 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 Fonepad. NOTE: Turn Bluetooth off when you are not using it to help save battery power.
  • Page 44 Pairing your ASUS Fonepad with a Bluetooth device Before you can connect to a Bluetooth device, you must first pair your ASUS Fonepad to that device. The devices stay paired, unless you remove the paired connection between them. To pair your ASUS Fonepad to a device: 1.
  • Page 45: Unpairing And Configuring A Bluetooth Device

    Unpairing and configuring a Bluetooth device To unpair or configure a Bluetooth device: 1. Tap to go to the All Apps screen then tap . Slide the Bluetooth switch Settings to ON. 2. Tap Bluetooth then tap beside the connected Bluetooth device that you want to unpair or configure.
  • Page 46: 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. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 47: Viewing App Info

    Viewing app info You can view the detailed app information while creating a shortcut for the app. While holding an app on the All Apps screen, the display switches to Home Screen and the App info appears on the top of the Home Screen display. Drag the app to App info to display its detailed information.
  • Page 48: Creating App Folder

    1. On the Home Screen, tap and drag an app or shortcut onto another app until a transparent square 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. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 49: Viewing Apps Under The Recents Screen

    Viewing apps under the Recents screen The Recents screen allows you to view a list of app shortcuts based from your recently launched apps. Using the Recents screen, you can easily go back to or switch between the apps you recently launched. To access the Recents screen: 1.
  • Page 50: Task Manager

    To manage Task Manager: to go to the 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. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 51 3. Swipe the list up and down to view all launched apps. 4. Tap beside the running app to close it. Tap Close All to close all running apps at once. K00G...
  • Page 52: File Manager

    > Internal Storage on the left panel to view the contents of your 2. Tap File Manager ASUS Fonepad then tap an item to select. If a microSD card is inserted, tap MicroSD to view the contents of your microSD card. Accessing the external storage device To access the external storage device: 1.
  • Page 53: Customizing Your Contents

    Customizing your contents From File Manager, you can copy, cut, share, and delete the contents of your device and the installed external storage device. When you customize a file or folder, tick the box beside the file or folder and the action bar appears on the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Page 54: 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 55: Notification Panel

    ASUS Quick Setting Adjustment panel Tap any of the following icons to enable or disable the function. Airplane Reading Wi-Fi Mobile Data Sound mode mode Wi-Fi Hotspot Auto-sync Auto-rotate Smart Instant Bluetooth saving Dictionary Notification panel Notification panel appears under the Quick Setting panel for alerts or updates of apps, incoming e-mails and utility status.
  • Page 56: Turning Your Asus Fonepad Off

    Press the power button for about two (2) seconds and when prompted, tap Power Off then tap OK. q If your ASUS Fonepad is unresponsive, press and hold the power button for about four (4) seconds until your ASUS Fonepad turns off.
  • Page 57: Chapter 4: Pre-Installed Apps

    Chapter 4: Pre-installed Apps Chapter 4: Pre-installed Apps K00G...
  • Page 58: Featured Pre-Installed Apps

    You can shuffle and play all music files randomly or flip to select an album for your listening pleasure. To launch Play Music, tap on the Home Screen then tap Play Music Search for a music file Settings for Play Music Tap to view music files by genres, artists, albums, and songs ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 59 Your ASUS Fonepad supports the following audio and video codecs: AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1(AAC+), HE- AACv2(enhanced AAC+), AMR-NB, AMR-WB, Audio codec MP3, FLAC, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, Vorbis, WAV a-law/ Decoder 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 60: Camera

    Camera The camera app allows you to take pictures and record videos using your ASUS Fonepad. To launch the Camera app, tap on the Home Screen. Camera NOTE: The taken pictures and recorded videos can be viewed using the Gallery app.
  • Page 61: Recording Videos

    Recording videos From the camera screen, tap to start recording videos. Slide to zoom in/zoom out Tap to preview recent Tap to stop recording pictures/videos While recording is in progress, you can also use the zooming slider to zoom in or zoom out the video.
  • Page 62 Tap to adjust other settings Below are the settings of your ASUS Fonepad’s camera that you can use to take or record high-definition pictures and videos: Tap this icon to adjust the white balance, ISO settings, exposure value, camera resolution, shoot modes, and focus settings to take high- definition pictures.
  • Page 63 Configuring the camera effects To configure the camera effects: From the camera screen, tap IMPORTANT! Select an effect first before taking pictures or recording videos. Tap to select an effect K00G...
  • Page 64: Gallery

    View images and play videos on your ASUS Fonepad using the Gallery app. This app also allows you to edit, share, or delete image and video files stored in your ASUS Fonepad. From Gallery, you can display images in a slideshow or tap to view the selected image or video file.
  • Page 65: 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 Fonepad. Tool bar Tap to share the selected album through...
  • Page 66: 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. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 67 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. K00G...
  • Page 68: 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 3. Tap the editing tools to start editing. Rotate Redo Returns to Save previous screen Undo Crop Editing tools ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 69: Deleting Images

    Deleting images To delete an image: 1. From the Gallery screen, open an album containing the image that you want to delete. 2. Tap an image to open then tap 3. Tap OK. To delete multiple images: 1. From the Gallery screen, open an album containing the images that you want to delete.
  • Page 70: 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 Fonepad. 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 71 5. Key in an account name that you want to be displayed in the outgoing messages, then tap Next to log into your inbox. Adding e-mail accounts To add e-mail accounts: 1. Tap to display the All apps screen. 2. Tap then login using your account.
  • Page 72: 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 Fonepad. Enabling this app allows you to access other Google apps that may require a Google account, such as Play Store.
  • Page 73: Play Store

    3. After signing in, you can start downloading apps from Play Store and install them in your ASUS Fonepad. NOTE: Some apps are free and some might charge you through a credit card.
  • Page 74: Maps

    All apps screen, then tap Maps 2. Use the search bar on top of the screen to customize your search. Portrait view Search Slide this icon to the right to show other settings Tap or slide upward to view more information ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 75: Mylibrary

    MyLibrary MyLibrary, an integrated interface for your book collections, allows you to place your purchased or downloaded e-books into bookshelves and sort them by author, title or date. To launch MyLibrary, tap to display the All apps screen then tap MyLibrary IMPORTANT! You may need to install Adobe®...
  • Page 76: Reading Your E-Books

    When you read an e-book, swipe your finger to the left to proceed to the next page or swipe your finger from left to right to go back to the previous page. Chapter list Other settings Scribble Insert bookmark Zoom out Zoom in Page scroll ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 77 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. K00G...
  • Page 78 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. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 79: Annotating On The Page

    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 phrase Annotating a word Dictionary note Action To annotate a page: 1.
  • Page 80: Supernote

    SuperNote 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. To launch SuperNote, tap on the Home Screen.
  • Page 81 Creating a new notebook To create a new notebook: 1. Tap Add a new Notebook. 2. Name the file and select Pad or Phone for page size. 3. Select a template. The new note page appears instantly. K00G...
  • Page 82 SuperNote Notebook interface Search Save Add page Return path Settings Notebook tool bar Previous page Page size Mode settings Next page Page number NOTE: The mode settings and notebook tool bar change when you tap mode, mode, or mode. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 83: Customizing Your Notebook

    Customizing your notebook SuperNote allows you to be creative with your notebooks. From the tool bar, you can select several tools that lets you customize your notebooks. NOTE: The settings of the tool bar may vary depending on the mode that you selected.
  • Page 84 To enable the read-only mode, tap Tap to enable Edit mode Renaming your notebook To rename your notebook: 1. In the SuperNote main screen, tap and hold the notebook file then tap Rename. 2. Key in the the filename then tap OK. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 85 Hiding your notebook To hide your notebook: 1. In the SuperNote main screen, tap and hold the notebook file then tap Lock to hide. 2. Key in your password then tap OK. NOTES: • You will be prompted to key in a new password when you hide your notebook for the first time.
  • Page 86: Audiowizard

    AudioWizard AudioWizard allows you to customize the sound modes of your ASUS Fonepad for a clearer audio output that fits the actual usage scenarios. To launch Audio Wizard, tap on the Home Screen then tap AudioWizard Preset modes Tap to confirm mode selection...
  • Page 87: App Locker

    App Locker App Locker is a security app that prevents selected apps and files from being opened. 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.
  • Page 88 NOTES: • The apps that you locked appear as locked icons on the Home Screen. • App Locker prompts you to key in your password every time you launch a locked app. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 89: Using File Protection

    File Protection screen Tool bar File type tabs Protected files list Using File Protection To use File Protection: 1. Tap File Protection then tap to open File Manager app. 2. Tap to select the files that you want to protect, then tap .
  • Page 90: Widgets

    Widgets Widgets are mini apps that allow you to conveniently access useful and fun applications on your ASUS Fonepad’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 91: Asus Battery

    ASUS Battery ASUS Battery is a special widget designed to show the battery status of your ASUS Fonepad 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.
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  • Page 93: Appendices

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  • Page 94: 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 Prevention of Hearing Loss To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods.
  • Page 95: Rf Exposure Information (Sar) - Ce

    ASUS ME560CG CE SAR values Scale SAR- Equipment class Mode / Band Test position 10g (W/Kg) Head 0.905 WLAN 2.4GHz Body (1.5 cm gap) 0.085 Head 0.101 WLAN 5.3GHz Body (1.5 cm gap) 0.028 Head 0.086 WLAN 5.6GHz Body (1.5 cm gap) 0.029...
  • Page 96: Power Safety Requirement

    This ASUS product complies with IDA Standards. 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 97: Electronic Devices

    Hearing aids Some digital phones may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event of such interference, call ASUS Customer Service to discuss alternatives. Other medical devices If you use any other personal medical device, consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately shielded from external RF energy.
  • Page 98: Posted Facilities

    Choking Keep your away from children as the SIM card and other small parts present a choking hazard. ASUS Fonepad E-Manual...
  • Page 99: Proper Disposal

    Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. DO NOT throw the ASUS Fonepad in fire. DO NOT short circuit the contacts. DO NOT disassemble the ASUS Fonepad. Model name: K00G (ME560CG) Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
  • Page 100 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 :...
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