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ASUS Tablet
USER MANUAL
E8672

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  • Page 1 ASUS Tablet USER MANUAL E8672...
  • 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 the ASUS mobile dock ..................25 Getting to know your ASUS mobile dock .............25 Docking your ASUS Tablet ..................29 Charging your ASUS Tablet on the ASUS mobile dock ........30 Function keys ........................32 Using the Touchpad .....................34 Undocking your ASUS Tablet ..................36...
  • Page 4 Viewing apps under the Recents screen ...............50 Task Manager .........................52 File Manager ........................53 Accessing the internal storage .................53 Accessing the external storage device ..............53 Settings..........................55 Turning your ASUS Tablet off ..................57 Putting your ASUS Tablet to sleep ................57 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 5 Federal Communications Commission Statement ...........80 RF Exposure Information (SAR) ................81 IC Warning Statement ....................81 EC Declaration of Conformity ...................82 Power Safety Requirement ..................82 ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services .................82 Coating notice ........................82 Green ASUS notice ......................82 Regional notice for Singapore ..................82 Proper disposal .......................83...
  • 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 USB Dock cable USB Dongle User manual Warranty card Cleaning cloth NOTES: • If any of the items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer. • The bundled power adapter varies with country or region.
  • Page 10 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 11: Chapter 1: Hardware Setup

    Chapter 1: Hardware Setup Chapter 1: Hardware Setup TF502T...
  • Page 12: Getting To Know Your Asus Tablet

    Getting to know your ASUS Tablet Front view Ambient light sensor The ambient light sensor detects the amount of light in your environment. It allows the system to automatically adjust the brightness of the display depending on the ambient light condition.
  • Page 13 Use the dock port to charge the battery pack or supply power to your ASUS Tablet. If you purchased an optional ASUS mobile dock, you can connect it to the Dock port to support keyboard, touchpad, and USB 2.0 port functions.
  • Page 14: Rear View

    Built-in NFC (Near Field Communication) tag The built-in NFC tag allows you to conveniently share contacts, pictures, videos, business cards, and other files. To use the NFC tag, put your ASUS Tablet’s NFC tag near another NFC-enabled device. Audio speakers The built-in audio speakers allow you to hear audios straight from your ASUS Tablet.
  • Page 15 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 16 The ASUS Tablet comes with a built-in memory card reader slot that supports microSD, microSDHC, and microSDXC card formats. Mobile dock latch Move down the mobile dock latch and hold it to detach your ASUS Tablet from the mobile dock. Hinge holes Align and insert the latch hooks into these holes to securely attach your ASUS Tablet to the ASUS mobile dock.
  • Page 17: Chapter 2: Using Your Asus Tablet

    Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Tablet Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Tablet TF502T...
  • Page 18: Setting Up Your Asus Tablet

    Connect the USB Dock cable to the power adapter. Plug the 36-pin 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 • Do not place objects on top of your ASUS Tablet. NOTES: • Your ASUS Tablet can be charged via the USB port on a 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 20: Turning Your Asus Tablet On

    Turning your ASUS Tablet on To turn your ASUS Tablet on, press the power button for about two (2) seconds. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 21: 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 22 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. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 23 Spread apart your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom in an image in Gallery, 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. TF502T...
  • Page 24: Connecting An Hdmi Display

    Connecting an HDMI 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. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 25: Using The Asus Mobile Dock

    Hinge This hinge supports your ASUS Tablet while it is connected to the ASUS mobile dock. It also holds your ASUS Tablet in place while you adjust it into different viewing angles. Keyboard The keyboard provides QWERTY keys with a comfortable travel depth for typing.
  • Page 26 NOTE: For more details, refer to section Using the touchpad in this manual. Latch hooks The latch hooks allow you to securely attach your ASUS Tablet on the ASUS mobile dock. Dock connector The dock connector connects your ASUS Tablet to the ASUS mobile dock, transforming your ASUS Tablet into a traditional notebook.
  • Page 27: Left View

    Left view USB Dock port This 36-pin USB Dock port allows you to supply power to your ASUS mobile dock and charge the internal battery pack. You can also charge your ASUS Tablet and ASUS mobile dock assembly using this port.
  • Page 28: Right View

    Right view USB 2.0 Port The USB (Universal Serial Bus) port is compatible with USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 devices such as keyboards, pointing devices, flash disk drives, external HDDs, speakers, cameras, and printers. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 29: Docking Your Asus Tablet

    Put the ASUS mobile dock on a flat and stable surface. Align the ASUS Tablet with the ASUS mobile dock. Firmly insert the ASUS Tablet into the hinge. Your ASUS Tablet vibrates when it is securely connected to the ASUS mobile dock.
  • Page 30: Charging Your Asus Tablet On The Asus Mobile Dock

    To charge your ASUS Tablet on the ASUS mobile dock: Connect the USB Dock cable to the power adapter. Insert the 36-pin connector to the USB Dock port of your ASUS mobile dock. Plug the power adapter into a grounded power outlet.
  • Page 31 IMPORTANT! • Use only the ASUS Tablet’s bundled power adapter and USB Dock cable to charge your ASUS Tablet assembly or when charging the ASUS mobile dock only. Using a different power adapter may damage these devices. • Ensure that you plug the power adapter to the correct power outlet with the correct input rating.
  • Page 32: Function Keys

    Function keys The function keys on your ASUS mobile dock can trigger the following commands: Puts the ASUS Tablet into Sleep mode. Turns Airplane mode on or off. NOTE: When enabled, the Airplane mode disables all wireless connectivity. Decreases the display brightness.
  • Page 33 Activates the properties menu, which is equivalent to of the current app displayed on your screen. pgup home pgdn Press <Fn> and the arrow keys to scroll up and down or scroll to the start and end of a document or web page. TF502T...
  • Page 34: Using The Touchpad

    Single tap to select an item. Double tap to launch an item. Drag and drop Select an item then press and hold the left-click button. Using your other finger, slide down the touchpad to drag and drop the item to a new location. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 35 Two-finger scroll (up/down) Slide two fingers to scroll up or down. Two-finger scroll (left/right) Slide two fingers to scroll left or right. Two-finger tap and hold Use two fingers to hold a selected item. TF502T...
  • Page 36: Undocking Your Asus Tablet

    To undock your ASUS Tablet: Put the entire assembly on a flat and stable surface. Move the latch down to release the ASUS Tablet from the mobile dock. Lift the ASUS Tablet to detach it from the ASUS mobile dock.
  • Page 37: Chapter 3: Working With Android

    Chapter 3: Working with Android™ Chapter 3: Working with Android™ TF502T...
  • Page 38: 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 39: Android™ Lock Screen

    Android™ lock screen Time, date, and weather panel Lock icon Wallpaper and widget panel Google Now launcher Unlocking your device Tap and drag TF502T...
  • Page 40: Adding A Wallpaper On The Lock Screen

    Gallery or Wallpapers. Adding a widget on the lock screen Swipe the time, date, and widget panel to the right to view the wallpaper and widget panel, then tap and select a widget. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 41: 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 42: Home Screen

    Notification bar Open Google Voice search Read e-mails in Email app Displays local date Open All Apps screen Shortcuts Shortcuts System bar Display recent apps System bar lock Return to Home Screen Return to the previous screen ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 43: 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 44: Locking The Screen Orientation

    3. Tap a network name to connect to it. For a secured network, you may be prompted to key in a password or security credentials. NOTE: If your ASUS Tablet finds a network that you have connected to previously, it automatically connects to it.
  • Page 45: 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 46: 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 47: 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. TF502T...
  • Page 48: Viewing App Info

    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. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 49: 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 black circle. • You can add multiple apps in your folder. 2. Tap the folder and tap Unnamed Folder to rename the folder. TF502T...
  • Page 50: 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 51 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. TF502T...
  • Page 52: 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 53: 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. Accessing the external storage device To access the external storage device: 1. Swipe down the notification bar on top-right side of the screen to display the notification box.
  • Page 54: Customizing Your Contents

    NOTES: • The action only appears 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 55: Settings

    1. From the All Apps screen, tap to display the menu. Settings 2. On the top-right side of the notification bar, swipe down to display ASUS Quick Settings panel then tap ASUS Quick Setting panel Tap any of the following icons to configure the functions.
  • Page 56: Notification Panel

    Notification panel alerts you of app updates, incoming emails, and utility status. To launch notification panel, swipe down the top-left side of the notification bar. NOTE: Swipe the notification to the left or to the right to remove the item from the list. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 57: 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 about five (5) seconds until your ASUS Tablet turns off.
  • Page 58 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 59: Chapter 4: Pre-Installed Apps

    Chapter 4: Pre-installed Apps Chapter 4: Pre-installed Apps TF502T...
  • Page 60: Featured Pre-Installed Apps

    Tap to view music files by genres, artists, Search for a music file albums, and songs Settings for Play Music Your ASUS Tablet supports the following audio and video codecs: AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1(AAC+), HE- AACv2(enhanced AAC+), AMR-NB, AMR-WB, Audio codec...
  • Page 61: Camera

    Camera The camera app allows you to take pictures, record videos, and capture panoramic images using your ASUS Tablet. To launch the Camera app, tap on the Home Screen then tap Camera NOTE: The taken pictures and recorded videos can be viewed using the Gallery app.
  • Page 62: Recording Videos

    From the camera screen, tap then tap to record videos. Tap to preview recent pictures/videos Tap to stop recording Capturing panoramas > From the camera screen, tap then tap to capture panoramas. Tap to preview recent pictures/videos Tap to stop recording ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 63 Configuring the camera settings Adjust the camera settings of your ASUS Tablet to take or record high-definition pictures and videos. Configuring the camera settings To configure the camera settings: From the camera screen, tap Tap to switch camera Tap to select a flash setting...
  • Page 64: 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 65: Sharing And Deleting Albums

    To share the 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 66: Sharing Images

    Sharing images To share the image: 1. From Gallery screen, open the album containing the image that you want to share. 2. Tap to select then tap and select from the list of sharing apps. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 67 To share multiple images: 1. From Gallery screen, open the 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. TF502T...
  • Page 68: Editing An Image

    Play Store App Backup asus@vibe MyCloud App Locker to delete. 2. Tap and hold one image then tap the other images. olaris Office My Library Lite Camera Play Music Maps then tap OK. 3. Tap Email SuperNote MyNet ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 69: 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 70 Adding e-mail accounts To add e-mail accounts: 1. Tap on the Home Screen to launch the Email app. Email 2. Log-in using your account. > Settings, then tap ADD ACCOUNT to 3. Tap add an e-mail account. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 71: 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 72: Play Store

    3. After signing in, you can start downloading apps from Play Store and install them in your ASUS Tablet. NOTE: Some apps are free and some might charge you through a credit card.
  • Page 73: Maps

    To use Google Maps: 1. Tap to display the All apps screen, then tap Maps 2. Use the search bar on top of the screen to customize your search. Search bar Tap or slide upward to view more information TF502T...
  • Page 74: App Locker

    App Locker is a security app that allows you to restrict and control access to selected apps and files. 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. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 75 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. TF502T...
  • Page 76: Using 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 . The files that you want to protect appear on the File Protection screen. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 77: 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 78: 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 79: Appendices

    Appendices Appendices TF502T...
  • Page 80: 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 81: Rf Exposure Information (Sar)

    LE-LAN devices. The Country Code Selection feature is disabled for products marketed in the US/ Canada. For product available in the USA/Canada markets, only channel 1-11 can be operated. Selection of other channels is not possible. TF502T...
  • Page 82: Ec Declaration Of Conformity

    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 83: 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: TF502T Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
  • Page 84 support.asus.com...