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  • Page 1 Acer beTouch E400 User Guide...
  • Page 2 © 2010 All Rights Reserved Acer beTouch E400 Smartphone User Guide First issue: 05/2010 Acer beTouch E400 Smartphone Model number: __________________________________ Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________...
  • Page 3: End User Licence Agreement

    Sublicense or otherwise make the Software available to third parties, except that you may, after prior written notification to Acer, transfer the Software as a whole to a third party so long as you do not retain any copies of the Software and such third party accepts the terms of this Agreement.
  • Page 4: Privacy Policy

    Privacy policy During registration you will be asked to submit some information to Acer. Please refer to Acer’s privacy policy at http:// or your local Acer website. XT9 and XT9 logo are registered trademarks of Nuance Communications, Inc. or its...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

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  • Page 6 Phone settings ..........36 Connecting to a PC .
  • Page 7: Features And Functions

    When using your product for the first time, it is recommended that you immediately register it. This will give you access to some useful benefits, such • Faster service from our trained representatives • Membership in the Acer community: receive promotions and participate in customer surveys • The latest news from Acer...
  • Page 8: Unpacking Your Smartphone

    Your new smartphone comes packed in a protective box. Carefully unpack the box and remove the contents. If any of the following items is missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately: • Acer beTouch E400 Smartphone • Battery • Quick Guide •...
  • Page 9 Item Description Power button Press and hold for more than three seconds to turn the smartphone on or off; press to turn the screen on/off or enter sleep mode. 3.5 mm headset jack Connect to a headset. Suitable for normal phone use. Phone speaker Touchscreen 480 x 320 pixel touchscreen to display data, phone...
  • Page 10: Installing A Sim Or Microsd Card

    Installing a SIM or microSD card To take full advantage of your smartphone’s telephony capabilities, you must install a SIM card and microSD card. The card holders are located at the bottom of the battery bay. Turn off the phone by pressing and holding the power button.
  • Page 11: Charging The Battery

    Insert the tabs on the top of the battery cover into the slots in the phone. Carefully press the bottom of the cover until the clips on the side of the cover click in place. CAUTION: RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS.
  • Page 12: Using Your Smartphone

    Using your smartphone Activating a new SIM card If you are using your SIM card for the first time, it may require activation. Contact your network operator for details on how to do this. Entering your PIN When you install a SIM card for the first time, you may need to enter a PIN using the onscreen number pad.
  • Page 13: Using The Touchscreen

    Waking your smartphone If the screen is off and the smartphone does not react to any taps on the screen or front panel buttons, it may have been locked and is in sleep mode. To wake your smartphone, press any button on the edge of the device (e.g.
  • Page 14: Xt9 Text Input

    above the keyboard that would continue the sequence of letters tapped, or are a close match allowing for errors. The word list changes after every key press. If the word you need is displayed, you can tap on it to insert it into your text. XT9 Text Input The XT9 Text Input keyboard has various features that assist you to enter correct text.
  • Page 15: The Home Screen

    Tap and hold the ?123 key and select Android keyboard settings, or from the Home screen tap Menu > Settings > Language & keyboard > Android keyboard, to enable or disable the following: Function Description Quick fixes Corrects commonly typed mistakes. Show suggestions Shows suggested words while you are typing.
  • Page 16: The Extended Home Screen

    To view your active applications, press and hold the Home button. Then tap an icon to go to the application. Tip: To prolong battery life, it is better to close an application when you’ve finished using it. Do this by either pressing the Menu button and selecting Exit (if available). The extended Home screen The Home screen extends to either side of the screen, giving you more room to add icons, widgets or features.
  • Page 17: Personalizing The Home Screen

    Icon Description Connected to a 2G network: You may make a call. Airplane mode: Wireless connectivity disconnected. Please disable airplane mode before trying to make a call. Incoming call or active call. Battery charging. Personalizing the Home screen You may personalize your Home screen by adding or removing icons, shortcuts or widgets, or changing the wallpaper.
  • Page 18 Folders You can also add folders to your Home screen. Some pre- defined folders are available or you can add a New folder. This will be placed on your Home screen, named ‘Folder’. To change the name, tap the folder to open it, then tap and hold the name bar at the top of the folder window.
  • Page 19: Managing Contacts

    Managing contacts Managing your contacts Your smartphone features an address book that allows you to save contacts to either the internal memory or onto your SIM card. Tap Contacts from the Home screen or the Contacts tab from the Phone application to view your contacts. If you don’t have any contacts stored on your phone, you can import your Google account contacts, add a new contact or import any SIM contacts.
  • Page 20: Editing A Contact

    Tip: You may also create a contact from an already dialed or recieved number, see “Saving a dialed number to contacts“ on page 20 Opening a contact To see the information stored for a contact, tap on the contact’s name. Then to add the contact to your Favorites list, tap the star next to the contact’s name.
  • Page 21: Making Calls

    Making Calls This chapter shows you how to make phone calls, and the various options available to you during your call. Before making a call Check that the phone function is on before you make a call. You can confirm the phone status from the icon on the right-hand side of the Notification area.
  • Page 22: Speed Dial

    If the contact you need is displayed, simply tap the green call icon next to the contact name to make a call. Dialing a number from the Call Log Your call history can be viewed by tapping the Call Log tab. It displays recent received, dialed, and missed calls.
  • Page 23: The Voice Call Screen

    Answering or declining a call When you receive an incoming call, the number or contact name will be shown on the screen. To accept or decline the call, drag the appropriate button across the screen. The voice call screen Once you have dialed the number the voice call screen appears, which displays the number/contact you are talking to, the call duration and call options (Bluetooth, Mute and Speaker).
  • Page 24: Conference Calls

    Conference calls If you have one call on hold and another online, you can combine both calls to create a conference call. After the first call is established, tap Add call to add a second call. Tap Merge calls to start the conference call. Tap Manage to split the conference call or end one of the calls.
  • Page 25: Messaging

    Messaging This chapter shows you how to set up and use the SMS and MMS functions of your smartphone. SMS and MMS messages are accessed via Messaging. Messaging automatically arranges received and sent messages into threads. To access Messaging tap Messaging on the Home screen. Creating a new message You can use your phone to compose SMS or MMS messages.
  • Page 26: Replying To A Message

    Replying to a message When a new text message arrives a message icon appears in the Notification area and the Home Ring flashes. Tap Messaging on the Home screen to view the message list or expand the Notification area to see a summary of the message. Tap the summary to open the message list.
  • Page 27 Important: You may be charged to download message content, especially if you are roaming. Please contact your provider if you have any questions. 3. Tap the message to view the content. 4. Press the Menu button and tap Reply to reply to the message.
  • Page 28: Going Online

    Going online Browsing the Internet In order to browse the Internet with your smartphone, you must be connected to a data or wireless network. Using the browser Tap Browser on the Home screen to start browsing. To open a new website, tap the address box at the top of the page.
  • Page 29: Setting Up Your Google Email

    Your smartphone has a variety of applications installed on it from the factory. Note: Applications installed may vary according to your region. These applications may include: • Acer Sync: Sync your data between your smartphone, your computer and the Google servers. Setting up your Google email...
  • Page 30: Android Market

    • Facebook: View your Facebook profile and keep up-to-date with your friends. • Maps:Get easy-to-follow directions using Google Maps. • YouTube: View video clips on TouTube. Android market Note: The Android Market may not be available in all countries and regions. Note: You need to have a Google account set up and active on your phone before you can use the Android Market.
  • Page 31: Using Your Smartphone As A Modem

    2. Install your smartphone’s driver software on your computer. 3. Connect your smartphone to your PC with the USB cable. 4. From your smartphone’s Home screen, tap Acer Settings and turn on Internet Sharing. 5. You can now connect to the Internet on your PC.
  • Page 32 2. Press the Menu button and tap New APN. 3. Enter the APN settings. Tap an item to adjust it. 4. When you have finished press the Menu button and tap Save. Important: Some providers and countries do not allow the use of a smartphone as a modem over HSDPA.
  • Page 33: Using The Camera

    Using the Camera Your smartphone features a 3.2-megapixel digital camera mounted on the rear. This section will take you through all the steps in taking photos and videos with your smartphone. Note: You need to have a microSD card inserted into the microSD slot before you can use the camera.
  • Page 34: Shooting A Video

    Icon Description Adjust the white balance. Adjust the brightness. Add a delay before taking the photo. Open additional settings: • Color effect. • Review duration. • ISO. • Jpeg quality. • Auto exposure. • Geo-tagging. • Anti-banding. • Reset to default. Shooting a video Turn on camcorder mode by tapping the video icon from the camera menu, or tap the Applications tab >...
  • Page 35: Viewing Photos And Videos

    Viewing photos and videos After you have taken your photo or video, it is automatically saved. Once you have taken a photo or video, you can view the it in Gallery by tapping . Alternatively, open the Applications tab and tap Gallery. From Gallery you can share the file directly via Gmail, Messaging, Picasa, YouTube or as a Roadsync message.
  • Page 36: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings Acer Settings Acer Settings is a convenient all-in-one place for you to adjust commonly-used settings on your phone. Open the Applications tab and tap Acer Settings, or tap Acer Settings on the home screen. From this screen you can turn Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on or...
  • Page 37: Activating Or Deactivating Connections

    Activating or deactivating connections Tap Acer Settings on the Home screen, or tap Menu and Settings > Wireless & networks to manage your connection settings. Important: If your phone is in Airplane mode, the option to turn Bluetooth on will be disabled.
  • Page 38: Phone Settings

    You can use Bluetooth to exchange information between your smartphone and other mobile devices. Bluetooth connections Tap Acer Settings on the Home screen, or tap Menu and Settings > Wireless & networks. Here you can switch Bluetooth on or off, or enter Bluetooth settings to set a device name and discoverability.
  • Page 39 Type Formats Ringtone MP3, MIDI, WAVE, WMA Video recording MPEG-4, H.263 (3GPP and MPEG-4) Video playback MPEG-4, H.263 (3GPP and MPEG-4), H.264, WMV Spinlets Spinlets gives you access to your favorite music, movie and television content. Get your favorite music, photos and videos from your mobile phone and share your favorite Spinlets on social networks, websites and more.
  • Page 40: Adjusting The Volume

    Exploring Spinlets widgets When you select an album, you will see a Spinlet. To play the featured song, select the red Play button. To play selected songs, select the Music tab and choose which songs you would like to play. To view artist photos, select the Photos tab.
  • Page 41: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting the date and time Set the date and time by opening the Applications tab and going to Settings > Date & time. Tip: If you travel frequently or live in an area that uses daylight saving time, activate Automatic from this menu. This will enable your smartphone to set the date and time based on information it receives from the network.
  • Page 42: Resetting Your Smartphone

    Turning on Hearing Aid Compatibility mode To turn on HAC, open the Applications tab, tap Settings > Call settings > Advanced settings > HAC. Resetting your smartphone You may have to perform a reset if your smartphone fails to respond when buttons are pressed or the screen is tapped.
  • Page 43: Accessories And Tips

    Accessories and Tips This chapter shows you how to use accessories with your smartphone, as well as provide useful tips for when you are using your smartphone. Using the headset Your smartphone comes packaged with a headset with built-in microphone for handsfree use when making calls.
  • Page 44: Appendix

    It is also normal for the phone to heat up during long periods of use, such as watching a video or a long phone conversation. All Acer phones are factory tested before release.
  • Page 45: Other Sources Of Help

    Programs on your smartphone and This User Guide, which provides online additional programs that can be installed reference for using your smartphone. on your smartphone Up-to-date information regarding your smartphone Service enquiries Warnings and precautions • Do not use this product near water.
  • Page 46: Replacing The Battery Pack

    When the talk and standby times are noticeably shorter than normal, buy a new battery. Use only Acer approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Acer approved chargers designated for this device.
  • Page 47: Medical Devices

    Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always switch off your device when its use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger. Use the device only in its normal operating positions. To successfully transmit data files or messages, this device requires a good quality connection to the network.
  • Page 48: Emergency Calls

    To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws.
  • Page 49 4. DO NOT expose your smartphone to extreme temperatures. For example, do not leave your smartphone on the dashboard of a car on a hot day or when temperatures are below freezing point. Also, keep it away from heaters and other sources of heat. 5.
  • Page 50: Specifications

    Specifications Performance • Qualcomm MSM 7227, 600 MHz • System memory: • 256 MB of SDRAM • 512 MB of Flash ROM • Google Android operating system Display • 3.2” TFT-LCD resistive touchscreen • 480 x 320 resolution • 262K colors support Multimedia •...
  • Page 51 Battery • High density, rechargeable 1090 mAh Li-Ion Polymer / Li-Ion battery (replaceable) Note: Length of battery operation will depend on power consumption which is based on system resource use. For example, constantly using the backlight or using power- demanding applications will shorten battery life between charges. Dimensions •...
  • Page 52: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory information Compliant with Russian regulatory certification LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques. Nevertheless, some pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or red dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a malfunction. Radio device regulatory notice Note: Regulatory information below is for models with wireless LAN and/or Bluetooth only.
  • Page 53: Fcc Regulations

    Note: Channels 10 through 13 inclusive operate in the band 2446.6 MHz to 2483.5 MHz. There are few possibilities for outdoor use: On private property or on the private property of public persons, use is subject to a preliminary authorization procedure by the Ministry of Defense, with maximum authorized power of 100 mW in the 2446.5 - 2483.5 MHz band.
  • Page 54: Using Your Phone With A Hearing Aid Device

    Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. RF exposure warning The equipment complies with FCC RF exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. The antenna(s) used for this transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
  • Page 55 that may be compatible with their hearing devices. Not all phones have been rated. Phones that have been rated have a label on the box. Your device has been tested for hearing aid device compatibility and has an M3 and/or T3 rating. These ratings are not guarantees.
  • Page 56 the lower the transmission output of your mobile telephone. The tested SAR of this device is as follows: Head (W/kg 10g) Body (W/kg 10g) Head (W/kg 10g) Body (W/kg 10g) 0.949 0.667 0.833 NCC warning 警語 經型式認證合格之低功率射頻電機,非經許可,公司、商號或使用者均不得擅自變更頻率、加大功率 或變更原設計之特性及功能。 低功率射頻電機之使用不得影響飛航安全及干擾合法通信;經發現有干擾現象時,應立即停用,並改 善至無干擾時方得繼續使用。 前項合法通信,指依電信法規定作業之無線電通信。...
  • Page 57: Declaration Of Conformity

    Acer Incorporated Date: January 27, 2010 Declaration of Conformity We, Acer Incorporated, of 8F., No. 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih, Taipei hsien, 221, Taiwan Declare under sole responsibility that the product: Model: E400 / P400 Description: Smart Handheld...
  • Page 58: Index

    Index sources ..........43 battery charging ...........9 international numbers ......19 information ........49 Bluetooth keyboard ..........11 connections ........36 headset ...........41 LED indicators ...........7 call history ..........20 MMS messages ........24 calls answering ........21 performance ...........48 ending ..........21 phone onscreen options ......21 connections ........35 camera settings ...........36 icons and indicators .......31...

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