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  • Page 1 ZenFone 5 e-manual...
  • Page 2 E8884 April 2014 First Edition...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    There’s no place like Home Zen Home features ........................31 Home screen ................................31 Managing your home ............................33 Quick settings ..............................37 ASUS keyboard settings ..........................41 Voice Search .................................42 Lock Screen ................................45 Connecting your ZenFone to your computer ................46 Connecting with your notebook ........................46 Connecting with your desktop PC .......................47...
  • Page 4 Making and receiving calls ....................... 53 Make a call ................................53 Receive a call ................................55 Dual SIM feature ........................56 Renaming your micro SIM cards ........................56 Assigning a default micro SIM card ......................57 Backup/restore call logs ......................58 Creating a call log backup ..........................58 Restoring call log backups ..........................58 Send messages and more Messaging ..........................
  • Page 5 Using Camera for the first time....................75 Tutorial ...................................75 Image Locations ..............................76 Camera home screen ......................... 77 Image settings..............................78 Video settings ..............................80 Advanced camera features ....................... 81 Time Rewind ................................81 HDR ..................................82 Panorama ................................82 Night ..................................83 Low light ................................84 Selfie ..................................85 Miniature ................................86 Smart remove ..............................87 All Smiles ................................87...
  • Page 6 Deleting files from the gallery ........................96 Editing an image ..............................97 Zooming in/out the thumbnails or an image ..................97 Work hard, play harder Supernote..........................100 Creating a notebook ............................102 Sharing a notebook on the Cloud ......................102 Sharing a note to the Cloud ........................102 Calendar ...........................
  • Page 7 Fun and entertainment Using headset .......................... 122 Connecting audio jack ..........................122 Audio Wizard ..........................123 Using Audio Wizard ............................123 Play Games ..........................124 Using Play Games............................124 Music ............................125 Launching Music ............................. 125 Playing songs ..............................125 Playing songs from your SD card ......................
  • Page 8 Pairing your ZenFone to a Bluetooth® device..................144 Unpairing your ZenFone from the Bluetooth® device ............... 144 Miracast™ ..................................145 Share Link ..........................146 The Cloud ..........................148 ASUS WebStorage ............................148 App essentials Switching apps......................... 150 Locking apps ..........................150 Downloading apps ........................151 There’s more to your Zen...
  • Page 9: Conventions Used

    Conventions used To highlight key information in this manual, some text are presented as follows: IMPORTANT! This message contains vital information that must be followed to complete a task. NOTE: This message contains additional information and tips that can help complete tasks. CAUTION! This message contains important information that must be followed to keep you safe while performing tasks and prevent damage to your ZenFone data and components.
  • Page 10: Care And Safety

    Use only AC adapters and cables approved by ASUS for use with this device. Refer to the rating label on the bottom of your device and ensure that your power adapter complies with this rating.
  • Page 11: Proper Disposal

    Proper disposal Do not throw your device in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment and mercury-containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste.
  • Page 13: Get Your Zen Ready

    Get your Zen ready! Get your Zen ready!
  • Page 14: Parts And Features

    Parts and features Take a hold of your device and have it up and running in a jiffy. Audio jack Rear camera Earpiece receiver Front camera Sensor Flash Touchscreen display Volume key Power key Groove Speaker Micro-USB port...
  • Page 15: Installing A Micro-Sim Card

    Your ZenFone comes with two micro-SIM card slots that allows you to setup and use two mobile network services without having to carry two mobile devices at the same time. CAUTION: • This device is designed for use with a mobile carrier-approved micro-SIM card only. • We do not recommend the use of trimmed SIM cards in the micro-SIM card slot. • Turn off your device before inserting a micro-SIM card. • Be extra careful when handling a micro-SIM card. ASUS is not responsible for any loss or damage incurred to your micro-SIM card. • Do not insert a memory card into the micro-SIM card slot! If a memory card happens to be inserted into the micro-SIM slot, send your device to an ASUS-qualified service personnel.
  • Page 16 To install a micro-SIM card: Turn off your device. Pry the cover loose from the groove on the bottom-left corner, then pull the rear cover off. CAUTION! Be careful when you pry open the cover. Orient the micro-SIM card with its gold-plated contacts facing downward then insert it into the Micro-SIM card 1 slot.
  • Page 17 If you wish to install another micro-SIM card, orient the micro-SIM card with its gold-plated contacts facing downward then insert it into the Micro-SIM card 2 slot. Put the rear cover back in place. Press down the rear cover on all sides to secure in place. NOTE: If you installed two micro-SIM cards, go to Settings >...
  • Page 18 Removing a Micro-SIM card CAUTION: Be extra careful when handling a micro-SIM card. ASUS is not responsible for any loss or damage incurred to your micro-SIM card. To remove a micro-SIM card: Turn off your device. Pry the cover loose from the groove on the bottom-left corner, then pull the rear cover off.
  • Page 19 Press the micro-SIM card that you want to remove, then pull it out. Repeat the same step, if you wish to remove the other micro-SIM card. Put the rear cover back in place. Press down the rear cover on all sides to secure in place.
  • Page 20: Installing A Memory Card

    • Be extra careful when handling a memory card. ASUS is not responsible for any data loss or damage incurred to your memory card. • Do not insert a micro-SIM card into the memory card slot! If a micro-SIM card happens to be inserted into the memory card slot, bring your device to an ASUS-qualified service personnel. To install a memory card: Turn off your device. Pry the cover loose from the groove on the bottom-left corner, then pull the rear cover off.
  • Page 21 Align and insert a memory card into the memory card slot. Push the memory card all the way into the slot until it is seated firmly in place. Put the rear cover back in place. Press down the rear cover on all sides to secure in place. NOTE: After installing a formatted memory card, you can access its contents from File Manager >...
  • Page 22: Removing Memory Card

    Removing memory card CAUTION! • Be extra careful when handling a memory card. ASUS is not responsible for any data loss or damage incurred to your memory card. • Eject the memory card properly to safely remove it from device. To eject the memory card, go to Home > All Apps > Settings > Storage > Unmount external storage. To remove a memory card: Turn off your device. Pry the cover loose from the groove on the bottom-left corner, then pull the rear cover off.
  • Page 23 Press the memory card to eject, then pull it out. Put the rear cover back in place. Press down the rear cover on all sides to secure in place.
  • Page 24: Charging Your Zenfone

    • Do not place heavy objects on top of your ZenFone. CAUTION! • While charging, your ZenFone can become warm. This is normal, however, if your device becomes unusually hot, disconnect the micro-USB cable from your device and send the device, including the AC power adapter and cable to an ASUS-qualified service personnel. • To prevent any damage to your ZenFone, AC adapter, or micro-USB cable. Ensure that the micro-USB cable, AC adapter, and your device are connected properly before charging.
  • Page 25 To charge your ZenFone: Connect the micro USB cable to the AC power adapter. Plug the AC power adapter to a grounded power outlet. Connect the micro USB cable to your ZenFone. IMPORTANT: • Charge your ZenFone for eight (8) hours before using it in battery mode for the first time. • The status of battery charge is indicated by the following icons: Not Charging Charging Full...
  • Page 26 When fully-charged, disconnect the USB cable from your ZenFone first before unplugging the AC power adapter from the power outlet. NOTES: • You can use your device while charging but it may take longer to fully charge the device. • Charging your device via USB port of a computer may take longer to fully charge the device. • If your computer does not provide enough power for charging via USB port, charge your ZenFone using the AC power adapter plugged to a power outlet instead.
  • Page 27: Turning Your Zenfone On Or Off

    Turning your ZenFone on or off Turning your device on To turn your device on, press and hold the power button until your device vibrates and starts up. Turning your device off To turn your device off: If your screen is turned off, press the power button to turn it on. If your screen is locked, unlock the device screen.
  • Page 28 Follow the on-screen instructions to select your language, select input methods, setup your mobile network and Wi-Fi, sync accounts, and configure your location services. Use your Google or ASUS account to setup your device, if you do not have a Google or ASUS account yet, go ahead and create one.
  • Page 29 Battery power conservation tips The battery charge is the lifeline of your Zen device. Here are some battery power conservation tips that helps preserve the power of your Zen device battery. – When not in use, press the power button to put the device in sleep mode. –...
  • Page 31: There's No Place Like Home

    There’s no place like Home There’s no place like Home...
  • Page 32: Zen Home Features

    Zen Home features Home screen Get reminders of important events, app and system updates, weather forecasts, and text messages from people who really matter to you, right from your Home screen. Swipe down this area to display System notifications Swipe down this area to display Quick settings Tap to open Google Search page Tap to open Voice Search Tap to update Weather settings...
  • Page 33: Understanding Icons

    Understanding icons These icons are shown on the status bar and will guide you of the current status of your ZenFone. This icon shows the signal strength of your mobile network. This icon shows that a micro SIM card is inserted in micro SIM card slot 1. This icon shows that a micro SIM card is inserted in micro SIM card slot 2.
  • Page 34: Managing Your Home

    Managing your home Stamp your own personality to your Home screen. Select an attractive design as your wallpaper, add shortcuts for quick access to your fave apps, and add widgets for a quick review of important info. You can also add more pages so you can add and quickly access or review more apps or widgets on your Home screen.
  • Page 35: App Shortcuts

    App shortcuts Add shortcuts to quickly access your often-used apps right from your Home screen. To add an app shortcut: Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Apps. From All Apps, tap and hold an app, then drag it to an empty area on your Home screen. To remove an app shortcut: From your Home screen, tap and hold an app, then drag it to X Remove on the top of your screen.
  • Page 36 Wallpapers Let your apps, icons, and other Zen elements sit on an attractively designed wallpaper. You may add a translucent background tint to your wallpaper for readability and clarity. You can also select an animated wallpaper to make your screen come alive. Tap to apply a background tint Tap to select the background tint Move the slider to adjust the transparency of the wallpaper...
  • Page 37 Applying wallpaper and background tint To apply wallpaper and background tint: Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Wallpapers. Select where you want your wallpaper: on your Home screen, Lock screen, or Home screen and Lock screen.
  • Page 38: Quick Settings

    Quick settings Enable functions with just one tap and personalize your ZenFone using Quick settings. This unique Zen feature also shows system notifications that help you track recent updates and changes on your ZenFone. You can launch Quick settings anytime you need it, even if you are currently using an app on your ZenFone. Launching Quick settings Swipe down from the upper right corner of your ZenFone’s screen.
  • Page 39 Use Quick settings as a one-tap access for some of the features and programs of your ZenFone. Access settings to launch your ZenFone’s Settings app. View ASUS Quick to view the current list of features that you can enable or disable from the Quick settings list settings notification panel.
  • Page 40 Launch Quick settings then tap Tap the box beside the feature to add or remove it from the ASUS Quick Setting Notification Panel. NOTE: A checked box indicates that the feature's button is accessible via the ASUS Quick Settings Notification Panel while an unchecked box means the opposite.
  • Page 41 Using System notifications Inside System notifications, you can see the latest updates done and system changes made on your ZenFone. Most of these changes are data and system-related. The System notifications screen is intuitive and can be navigated through the following ways: Tap this to delete all of the listed notifications.
  • Page 42: Asus Keyboard Settings

    ASUS keyboard settings Create SMS messages, emails, and log-in passwords using your ZenFone’s touch keyboard. To access the ASUS keyboard settings: Launch Quick settings then tap Scroll down the Settings screen and select Language & input. beside ASUS keyboard settings.
  • Page 43: Voice Search

    Voice Search Make voice commands to your ZenFone then watch it listen and take action using the Voice Search app. Using Voice Search, you can make voice commands to accomplish the following: • Search for data and information online or on your ZenFone • Launch apps inside your ZenFone • Get directions going to a location IMPORTANT! Your ZenFone must be connected to the Internet to be able to use this feature. Launching Voice Search >...
  • Page 44 Customizing voice search results from the Phone search group If you want to set parameters for the voice search results gathered from your Google account and your ZenFone’s data, you may do so using the following steps: On your ZenFone’s home screen, tap >...
  • Page 45 3. Tap Phone search. 4. Tick the box of the search groups you would like to include as source when using Voice Search.
  • Page 46: Lock Screen

    Lock Screen By default, the lock screen appears after turning on your device and while waking it up from sleep mode. From the lock screen, you can proceed to your device’s Android® system by swiping on your touch screen panel. Your device’s lock screen can also be customized to regulate access to your mobile data and apps.
  • Page 47: Connecting Your Zenfone To Your Computer

    Connecting your ZenFone to your computer Connect your ZenFone to your computer’s USB port to charge it or transfer files between devices. NOTES: • Charging through a USB port of a computer may take longer time to complete. • If your computer does not provide enough power for charging the ZenFone, charge your ZenFone via the grounded power outlet instead. Connecting with your notebook...
  • Page 48 Connecting with your desktop PC To connect your ZenFone to your computer: Plug the micro USB connector into your ZenFone. Plug the USB connector to the USB port of your computer.
  • Page 49: Call In Style

    Call in style Call in style...
  • Page 50: Managing Contacts

    Managing contacts Add, import, or export your contacts from your SIM or email accounts to your ZenFone and vice-versa. Adding contacts To add contacts: Tap Contacts app then tap Create a new contact. On the Contacts screen, select the account that you want to save your contact: a.
  • Page 51: Importing Contacts

    Importing contacts Import your contacts and their respective data from one contact source to your ZenFone, e-mail account, or a micro SIM card. To import contacts: Tap Contacts app then tap > Manage contacts. Tap Import/export then select from the following importing options: a.
  • Page 52: Exporting Contacts

    Exporting contacts Export your contacts to any of the storage accounts in your ZenFone. Tap Contacts app then tap > Manage contacts. Tap Import/export then select from the following exporting options: a. Export to SIM 1 card/Export to SIM 2 card b.
  • Page 53: Making And Receiving Calls

    Making and receiving calls Make a call Your ZenFone offers you many ways to make a call. Call your friends from saved contacts list, dial a phone number directly, or even dial a number without keying in a passcode on the lock screen. Calling from Contacts app Use the Contacts app to make a call from your contacts list.
  • Page 54: Dialing A Phone Number

    Dialing a phone number Use the Phone app to directly dial a phone number. To call via the Phone app: From your Home screen, tap Phone app then tap the number keys. Select from call buttons SIM1 or SIM2 to dial the number. Call buttons NOTE: The labels of the call buttons may vary depending on the setting that you made to your micro SIM cards.
  • Page 55: Receive A Call

    Receive a call The touch screen of your ZenFone lights up when there is an incoming call. The display of the incoming call also varies, depending on the status of your ZenFone. Answering a call There are two ways to answer a call depending on the status of your ZenFone: If your device is active, tap Answer.
  • Page 56: Dual Sim Feature

    Dual SIM feature The dual SIM feature of your ZenFone lets you manage the settings of the installed micro SIM cards. With this feature, you can enable/disable the micro SIM cards, assign SIM names, or set one as a preferred network. Renaming your micro SIM cards Change the names of your micro SIM cards on your ZenFone so that you can identify them easily.
  • Page 57: Assigning A Default Micro Sim Card

    Assigning a default micro SIM card Assign a micro SIM card as your preferred SIM for voice calls and data services. SIM card for voice calls When you make a call, your ZenFone automatically uses the preferred micro SIM card to connect the call. To assign a micro SIM card for voice calls, tap Voice call then tap the SIM that you want to use.
  • Page 58: Backup/Restore Call Logs

    Backup/restore call logs Have your call logs stored in your ZenFone to track the calls that you’ve received, made, or missed. You can also send the saved call logs to your online storage account or e-mail it via the installed e-mail apps in your ZenFone.
  • Page 59: Send Messages And More

    Send messages and more Send messages and more...
  • Page 60: Messaging

    Messaging Messaging lets you send, promptly reply, or reply at a later time to important messages from your contacts in any of your SIM cards installed on your device. You can also email your message threads or conversations to others to keep them in the loop. Sending or replying to messages To start a message thread: From the Home screen, tap...
  • Page 61: Setting Up Your Messaging Options

    Setting up your messaging options You can forward a message thread or conversation to others, and set an alert so you can reply to an important message at a convenient time. To forward an SMS conversation: From the Home screen, tap >...
  • Page 62: Omlet Chat

    Omlet Chat Omlet Chat is an online messaging app that lets you chat with your friends on the spot, send multimedia messages, and store your data on any of your Cloud accounts securely and privately. NOTE: Omlet Chat app may only be available in some countries. Registering to Omlet Chat There are two ways to register to Omlet Chat, via mobile phone number and e-mail account or Facebook account.
  • Page 63 Registering your e-mail or Facebook account Use your e-mail or Facebook account to sign in to Omlet Chat. To register your e-mail or Facebook account: then tap Omlet Chat app. On the Sign in page, tap Connect a different account here to select an account from Email or Facebook, then follow the succeeding onscreen instructions.
  • Page 64 Sending Omlet invites To add contacts to Omlet Chat, you need to send an invite to your friends to download and use Omlet Chat. To send Omlet invitation: Tap Contacts on the Omlet Chat menu. From the Add contacts screen, tap Invite a friend then select from following options: • Invite an Email or Phone number.
  • Page 65 Using Omlet chat Send text and multimedia messages for a fun, creative, and interactive conversation. To start conversation, tap Contacts from the Omlet Chat menu then tap the contact name. Sending a chat message To send a chat message, key in your message in What’s up field then tap Sending a voice message To send a voice message, tap and hold while saying your message then release...
  • Page 66: Sending Multimedia Messages

    Sending a virtual sticker To send a virtual sticker, tap then select from the available virtual stickers. NOTE: You can download more virtual stickers from Sticker Store. To download the virtual stickers, tap > then tap Sending multimedia messages From the chat thread, tap then select from these icons to send a specific mutlimedia message.
  • Page 67: Access Your Emails

    Access your emails Access your emails...
  • Page 68: Email

    Email Add Exchange, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook.com, POP3/IMAP accounts so you can receive, create, and browse emails right from your device. You can also sync your email contacts from these accounts to your ZenFone. IMPORTANT! You must be connected to the Internet so you can add an email account or send and receive emails from added accounts.
  • Page 69: Adding Email Accounts

    Adding email accounts To add other email accounts: From the Home screen, tap Email to launch the Email app. > Settings, then add an email account. Tap the mail provider you want to setup. Follow the succeeding instructions to complete setting up your new email account. NOTE: You may also refer to steps 3 to 5 in the Setting up an email account section of this manual to complete this setup process.
  • Page 70: Gmail

    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 emails right from your device. Setting up a Gmail account Tap Google then tap Gmail. Tap Existing and key in your existing Gmail account and password, then tap NOTES: • Tap New if you do not own a Google account.
  • Page 71 Use your Google account to backup and restore your settings and data. Tap [right arrow icon] to sign in to your Gmail account. IMPORTANT! If you have several email accounts aside from Gmail, use Email app to set up and access all your email accounts.
  • Page 73: Capture Moments

    Capture moments Capture moments...
  • Page 74: Launching The Camera App

    Launching the Camera app Capture images and record videos using your ZenFone’s Camera app. Refer to any of the steps below to open the Camera app. From the lock screen Drag down until the camera app is launched. Using the camera widget From the lock screen, swipe to the left to launch the Camera widget that automatically opens the Camera app.
  • Page 75: Using Camera For The First Time

    Using Camera for the first time After launching the Camera for the first time, two consecutive features appear to help you get started: Tutorial and Image locations. Tutorial If it is your first time to use your ZenFone’s camera, you will encounter the following tutorial screen after launching the Camera app.
  • Page 76: Image Locations

    Image Locations After going through the Tutorial screen, the Image Locations screen appears to help you create automatic location tags for your images and videos. Refer to the following steps to proceed from this screen: On the Image Locations screen, tap No thanks to proceed to the camera screen or Yes to set up location tagging for your captured images and videos.
  • Page 77: Camera Home Screen

    Camera home screen Tap the icons to start using your camera and explore the image and video features of your ZenFone. Switch between the front and rear cameras Change flash settings* Use advanced camera settings Zoom in or zoom out Record videos Take photos Use Turbo Burst...
  • Page 78: Image Settings

    Image settings Adjust the appearance of your captured images by configuring your camera’s settings using the steps below. IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images. On the camera’s home screen, tap > Scroll down and configure the available options. Image Configure the image quality using these options.
  • Page 79 Shoot mode Set your shutter speed to Timer mode or change the Burst speed under this option. Focus & exposure Enable Touch auto-exposure or Face detection under this option.
  • Page 80: Video Settings

    Video settings Adjust the appearance of your recorded videos by configuring your camera’s settings using the steps below. IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images. On the camera’s home screen, tap > Scroll down and configure the available options. Image Configure the video quality using these options.
  • Page 81: Advanced Camera Features

    Advanced camera features Explore new ways of capturing images or videos and make captured extra special moments using the advanced camera features of your ZenFone. IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images. Available features may vary per model. Time Rewind After selecting Time Rewind, your shutter starts taking burst shots two seconds before you actually press the shutter button.
  • Page 82: Hdr

    The High-dynamic-range (HDR) feature allows you to take more detailed images for low-light and highly contrasting scenes. HDR is recommended for use when taking images on brightly lit locations, helping balance out the colors produced on your image. Capturing HDR photos From the Camera app’s home screen, tap >...
  • Page 83: Night

    Night Take well-lit photos even on night time or on low-light situations using the Night feature of your ZenFone. NOTE: Keep your hands steady while before and while the ZenFone is capturing the image to prevent blurry results. Capturing Night photos From the Camera app’s home screen, tap >...
  • Page 84: Low Light

    Low light Resolve light issues using the Low light feature of your ZenFone. This feature optimizes the use of burst shots in low-light photography settings. Capturing Low light photos From the Camera app screen, tap > Low light. or the volume key to start capturing Low light photos. Capturing Low light videos From the Camera app screen, tap >...
  • Page 85: Selfie

    Selfie Take advantage of your rear camera’s high megapixel specs without worrying about pressing the shutter button. Using face-detection, you can set your ZenFone to detect up to four faces using the rear camera then automatically capture your selfie or group selfie. Capturing Selfie photos From the Camera app screen, tap >...
  • Page 86: Miniature

    Miniature Simulate the tilt-shift effect of DSLR lenses via the Miniature feature. Using this feature allows you to focus on specific areas of your subject, adding a bokeh effect that can be used on both photos and video using your ZenFone.
  • Page 87: Smart Remove

    Smart remove Eliminate unwanted details immediately after capturing the image using the Smart remove feature. Capturing Smart remove photos From the Camera app screen, tap > Smart remove. or the volume key to start capturing photos that can be edited using Smart remove. The following screen shows the photo you captured and any removable objectes which you may want to delete from it.
  • Page 88: Beautification

    Beautification Have fun during and after taking photos of your family and friends using the Beautification feature of your ZenFone. When enabled, this feature allows you to make live beauty enhancements on your subject’s face before you press the shutter button. Capturing Beautification photos From the Camera app’s home screen, tap >...
  • Page 89: Depth Of Field

    Depth of field Take macro shots with a soft background using the Depth of field. This feature suits close up photos of subjects for a more defined and dramatic result. Capturing photos with depth of field From the Camera app screen, tap >...
  • Page 90: Party Link

    Party Link Enable Party Link and share photos in real-time either by creating a group or joining an existing group. Send and receive freshly captured images among friends, even without internet connection, using this Zen feature. IMPORTANT! This feature is only available with devices that also have Party Link. Sharing photos To share photos captured straight from your ZenFone’s camera: Launch Camera then tap...
  • Page 91 (optional) In the Party Link home screen, set the following items: Tap this to create a new group name for your ZenFone. Tap this if you want to password-protect access to your group. Tap Create a group or Join a group to start sharing photos captured from your ZenFone. IMPORTANT! If you created a password-protected group, you need to share the password to intended recipients for them to receive your photos.
  • Page 92: Receiving Photos

    Receiving photos To receive photos from other Party Link-enabled devices: Launch Camera then tap > OK. Tap Join a group > Scan to start searching for other Party Link-enabled devices. From the list, tap the group you would like to join then tap Join. (optional) If you the group is password-protected, ask the owner for the password to proceed.
  • Page 93: Gallery

    Gallery Gallery...
  • Page 94: Using The Gallery

    Using the Gallery View images and play videos on your ZenFone using the Gallery app. This app also allows you to edit, share, or delete image and video files stored in your ZenFone. From Gallery, you can display images in a slideshow or tap to view the selected image or video file. >...
  • Page 95: Viewing Files From Other Source Locations

    Viewing files from other source locations By default, your Gallery displays all the files on your ZenFone according to their album folders. To view files from other locations accessible via your ZenFone: From the main screen, tap Tap any of the following source locations to view their respective files. IMPORTANT! Internet connection is required for viewing photos and videos under My cloud photos and Friends photos.
  • Page 96: Sharing Files From The Gallery

    Sharing files from the gallery To share files from the gallery: From the Gallery screen, tap the folder where the files you want to share are located. After opening the folder, tap to activate file selection. Tap the files you want to share. A check mark appears on top of the image you select. then select from the list where you want to share the images.
  • Page 97: Editing An Image

    Editing an image The Gallery also features its own image editing tools that you can use to enhance images saved on your ZenFone. To edit an image: From the Gallery screen, tap the folder where the files are located. After opening the folder, tap the image you want to edit. Once the image is opened, tap it again to show its functions.
  • Page 99: Work Hard, Play Harder

    Work hard, play harder Work hard, play harder...
  • Page 100: Supernote

    Supernote Turn note-taking into a fun and creative activity that syncs with your mobile data using Supernote. This intuitive app allows you to create notes organized per notebook by directly writing or drawing on the touchscreen. While creating notes, you can also add multimedia files from other apps and share them via social networks or your Cloud storage account.
  • Page 101 Understanding icons Depending on your selected input mode, these icons appear as you take down your notes on SuperNote. Select this type mode when you want to use the onscreen keyboard to enter your notes. Select this write mode when you want to scribble or write your notes. Select this draw mode when you want to create drawings or doodles.
  • Page 102: Creating A Notebook

    On the Supernote home screen, tap-and-hold the notebook you would like to share. In the pop-up screen, tap Enable cloud sync. Input your ASUS WebStorage account’s User name and Password details to proceed with syncing your notebook to the Cloud.
  • Page 103: Calendar

    In the pop-up screen, tap Share then select the type of file format you want to share it as. In the next screen, select the Cloud storage account where you would like to share your note. Follow the succeeding instructions to complete sharing your selected note. Calendar The Calendar app enables you to keep track of important events using your ZenFone.
  • Page 104: Adding An Account To Calendar

    Adding an account to Calendar Aside from creating an event logged on your ZenFone, you can also use Calendar to create events that get automatically synced with your online accounts. But first, these accounts must be added to Calendar using the following steps: Launch Calendar.
  • Page 105: What's Next

    What’s Next Do not miss out on important events, having fun out in the sun, or getting messages/emails/calls from your favorite people. Set up your calendar of events, Favorites and VIP groups, or weather update settings to get alerts and reminders of what’s next. View your What’s Next alerts from the Lock screen, Systems Notification panel, and What’s Next widget or app.
  • Page 106: Do It Later

    Do It Later Get hold of even the most trivial things in your busy life. Even when you’re too busy, reply to your emails, SMS messages, calls, or read news online at your convenience. Mark your unread messages or emails, interesting web pages, and missed calls as Reply Later, Read Later, or Call Later items.
  • Page 107: Accessing Or Creating To-Do Tasks

    Accessing or creating to-do tasks When you’ve previously set a message or email as Reply Later, or a call as Call Later, or a web page as Read Later, you can go back to these important message/email/call/web page on the Do It Later app. To access your to-do tasks: From the home screen, tap , then tap Do It Later from All Apps.
  • Page 108: Weather

    Weather Get real-time weather updates straight from your ZenFone using the weather app. Using Weather, you can also check other weather details from around the world. Weather app launcher...
  • Page 109: Weather Home Screen

    Weather home screen Tap this to configure the Weather settings. Tap this to search for weather information from other cities. Swipe down to see other weather information.
  • Page 110: Clock

    Clock Customize the time zone settings of your ZenFone, set alarms, and use your ZenFone as a stop watch using the Clock app. Launching Clock Launch the Clock app using either of the following options: • From your ZenFone’s home screen, tap the digital clock display. > Clock. • Tap...
  • Page 111: World Clock

    World Clock to access the world clock settings of your ZenFone. Tap this to access the settings of the world clock feature. Tap this to set your clock on night mode. Tap this to view the list of cities marked on your world clock. Tap this to add a new city to mark on your world clock’s map.
  • Page 112: Alarm Clock

    Alarm clock to access the world clock settings of your ZenFone. Tap this to access the settings of the alarm clock feature. Tap this to delete any of the previously set alarms. Tap this to set a new alarm time.
  • Page 113: Stopwatch

    Stopwatch to use your ZenFone as a stopwatch. Tap this button to start running the stopwatch feature.
  • Page 114: Timer

    Timer You may set multiple timer options for your ZenFone. To do this, follow the steps below: Setting the timer to access the timer feature of your ZenFone. numeric keypad Use the numeric keypad to input your target time then tap start to start the timer.
  • Page 115 Adding or deleting timer settings You may also add new timer settings or delete existing ones that you no longer need. To do any of these options, refer to the following steps: to access the timer feature of your ZenFone. If you previously created a timer setting, these would appear on your Timer home screen.
  • Page 116: File Manager

    File Manager Using File Manager allows you to easily locate and manage your data on the internal storage of your ZenFone and its connected external storage devices. Accessing the internal storage To access the internal storage: > File Manager. > Internal storage to view the contents of your ZenFone then tap an item to select.
  • Page 117: Accessing The External Storage Device

    Accessing the external storage device To access the external storage device: Insert the microSD card into your ZenFone. NOTE: For more details, refer to the Installing a memory card section in this user guide. > File Manager. > MicroSD to view the contents of your microSD card.
  • Page 118: Accessing Cloud Storage

    Accessing Cloud Storage IMPORTANT! Enable Wi-Fi on your ZenFone to view files from Cloud Storage. To access files saved on your cloud storage accounts: > File Manager. then tap a cloud storage location under Cloud Storage.
  • Page 119: The Internet

    The Internet The Internet...
  • Page 120: Browser

    Browser Your browser’s clean and intuitive Zen interface makes it easier to surf web contents at a fast page loading speed via its Chrome-based browser engine. It also lets you share or email web contents, as well as send it as a read later task.
  • Page 121: Fun And Entertainment

    Fun and entertainment Fun and entertainment...
  • Page 122: Using Headset

    Using headset Have the freedom to do other things while you’re in a call or enjoy listening to your favorite music, using a headset. Connecting audio jack Insert the 2.5mm headset jack into the audio port of your device. WARNING! • Do not insert other objects into the audio jack port.
  • Page 123: Audio Wizard

    AudioWizard allows you to customize the sound modes of your ZenFone for a clearer audio output that fits actual usage scenarios. Using Audio Wizard To use AudioWizard: Tap ASUS > Audio Wizard. In the AudioWizard window, tap the sound mode you want to activate then tap Done to save and exit.
  • Page 124: Play Games

    Play Games Get the latest games online and share them in your social media accounts using the Play Games app. You can also join multiplayer games and check out leaderboards for some competitive gaming fun. IMPORTANT! Log in to your Google account to maximize the features of Play Games. Using Play Games To use Play Games: >...
  • Page 125: Music

    Music Access your music collection right on your ZenFone using the Music app. Music allows you to play music files stored internally or from an external storage device. Launching Music To launch Music, tap > Music. Playing songs By default, Music plays all the songs saved in your ZenFone’s internal storage system. Start playing songs by tapping on them.
  • Page 126: Playing Cloud Music

    Playing Cloud music IMPORTANT! Enable Wi-Fi on your ZenFone to view files from Cloud music. Your ZenFone currently supports music files saved in the following cloud storage accounts: • ASUS Webstorage • Dropbox • OneDrive • Drive Adding a cloud storage account...
  • Page 127: Fm Radio

    FM Radio Listen to your favorite local radio stations using your ZenFone. To use this feature: Connect the bundled headset with your ZenFone. > FM Radio. FM Radio home screen Tap this to turn off the FM Radio. Tap this to switch between headset or loudspeaker mode.
  • Page 128: Sound Recorder

    Sound recorder Record audio files using your ZenFone by enabling the Sound Recorder app. Launching Sound Recorder To launch Sound Record, tap > Sound Recorder. Sound Recorder home screen Tap this to customize the Sound Recorder settings. Tap this to start audio recording.
  • Page 129: Maintain Your Zen

    Maintain your Zen Maintain your Zen...
  • Page 130: Keeping Your Device Up-To-Date

    Keeping your device up-to-date Keep your ZenFone in the loop of Android system updates and upgraded apps and features. Updating your system To update your ZenFone: then tap Settings. On the Settings screen, slide down to display other items then tap About. Tap System update then tap Check Update.
  • Page 131: Backup And Reset

    Backup and reset Back up data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to Google servers using your ZenFone. To do this: then tap Settings > Backup and reset. From the Backup & reset window, you can: • Backup my data: This feature backs up your data, Wif-Fi passwords, and other settings to Google servers when enabled.
  • Page 132: Securing Your Zenfone

    Securing your ZenFone Use the security features of your ZenFone to prevent unauthorized calls or access of information. Unlocking your screen When the screen is locked, you can open it with the security unlocking options that the ZenFone offers you. To select the screen unlock of your ZenFone: then tap Settings >...
  • Page 133 Unlock screen options Choose from these options to lock your ZenFone. • Slide: Slide your finger to any direction to unlock your ZenFone.
  • Page 134 • Face Unlock: Show your face on the black window of the lock screen to unlock your ZenFone. IMPORTANT! • Face Unlock is less secure than a pattern, PIN, or password. • Someone who looks similar to you could unlock your ZenFone. • The data used to identify your face is kept in your ZenFone. To set up Face Unlock: 1.
  • Page 135 5. After your face has been captured, tap Continue. 6. If Face Unlock cannot recognize your face, you will be prompted to select a secondary option to unlock your ZenFone. Select Pattern if you want to unlock your ZenFone by a pattern, or PIN to unlock it by keying in your PIN then follow the succeeding onscreen instructions.
  • Page 136 • Pattern: Slide your finger on the dots and create a pattern. IMPORTANT! You can create a pattern with a minimum of four dots. Ensure to remember the pattern that you created to unlock your device.
  • Page 137 • PIN: Key in at least four numbers to set a PIN. IMPORTANT! Ensure to remember the PIN that you created to unlock your device.
  • Page 138 • Password: Key in at least four characters to create a password. IMPORTANT! Ensure to remember the password that you created to unlock your device.
  • Page 139 Configuring the other screen security features Aside from the mode of screen lock, you can also do the following on the Screen security window: • Quick Access: Slide the Quick Access switch to ON to launch apps on the lock screen. What’s Next widget: Slide the What’s Next Widget switch to ON to show the said widget on the lock •...
  • Page 140: Setting Your Zenfone Identity

    Setting your ZenFone identity Know your ZenFone’s identity such as serial number, IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number, or model number. This is important, as when you may lose your ZenFone, you can contact your mobile carrier and provide the information to blacklist the unauthorized use of your ZenFone.
  • Page 141: Connect Your Zen

    Connect your Zen Connect your Zen...
  • Page 142: Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi The Wi-Fi technology of your ZenFone gets you connected to the wireless world. Update your social media accounts, browse the Internet, or exchange data and messages wirelessly with your ZenFone. Enabling Wi-Fi To enable Wi-Fi: on the Home screen then tap Settings app. Slide the Wi-Fi switch to the right to turn on the Wi-Fi.
  • Page 143: Disabling Wi-Fi

    Disabling Wi-Fi To disable Wi-Fi: on the Home screen then tap Settings app. Slide the Wi-Fi switch to the left to turn off the Wi-Fi. NOTE: You can also disable the Wi-Fi from Quick Settings screen. Refer to section Quick Settings on how to launch Quick Settings screen.
  • Page 144: Pairing Your Zenfone To A Bluetooth® Device

    Pairing your ZenFone to a Bluetooth® device Before using the Bluetooth feature of your ZenFone in full scale, you have to pair it first with the Bluetooth device. The ZenFone automatically stores the pairing connection of the Bluetooth device. To pair your ZenFone to a Bluetooth device: On the Settings screen, tap Bluetooth to display all available devices.
  • Page 145: Miracast

    Miracast™ Using Miracast technology, you can screencast your ZenFone screen to a Miracast-supported display. Doing this allows an external display to become a dual monitor or second screen to your ZenFone. Launching Miracast There are two ways you can use to start using Miracast from your ZenFone: From Quick settings Setup the Miracast-supported display you want to use with your ZenFone.
  • Page 146: Share Link

    Share Link Share and receive files, apps, or media contents with Android mobile devices using Share Link app (for ASUS mobile devices) or Shareit app (for other mobile devices) via a Wi-Fi connection. With this app, you can send or receive files that are larger than 100 MB and lets you share or receive multiple files at the same time.
  • Page 147: Receiving Files

    Tap the files that you want to send then tap Done. After your ZenFone detects the other devices, tap the device that you want to share your files with. Receiving files To receive files: From your Home screen, tap then tap Share Link. Tap Receive file to receive the files from the sender.
  • Page 148: The Cloud

    ASUS WebStorage, Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox. ASUS WebStorage Register for or sign in to ASUS WebStorage and get up to 5GB of free cloud storage account. Automatically upload newly captured photos for instant sharing, sync files among different devices, or share files via your ASUS WebStorage account.
  • Page 149: App Essentials

    App essentials App essentials...
  • Page 150: Switching Apps

    Switching apps When you’ve launched several apps on your Zen, you can easily switch between your recently-launched apps. to view your recently-launched apps. • Tap an app to view it. • To remove an app, simply swipe it to the left or right. Locking apps Secure your apps from unauthorized use with a 4-12 digit password. To lock your apps: From All Apps, tap >...
  • Page 151: Downloading Apps

    Downloading apps Download tons of apps and games from Play Store directly to your ZenFone. Some of the apps and games are free, others you may need to purchase using a credit card or other payment form. To download apps: Tap Play Store from your Home screen.
  • Page 153: There's More To Your Zen

    There’s more to your Zen There’s more to your Zen...
  • Page 154: Power Saver

    Power saver Fully maximize or extend the power of your ZenFone even when it is idle or while it stays connected to your network. Smartly customize the power settings for your frequent activities such as reading emails or watching videos. Setting up Power Saver Maximize, optimize, or customize the power of your ZenFone with some smart power saving options.
  • Page 155: Customizing Power Saver

    Select any of these modes: Ultra-saving mode: Disconnects the network connection when your ZenFone is idle to fully • maximize its battery life. • Optimized mode: Extends the battery life while your ZenFone stays connected to your network. • Customized mode: Allows you to set up the power settings for your frequent activities, and Customizing Power Saver Set the brightness level for your frequent activities such as reading emails or books, watching videos, browsing websites, and listening to music.
  • Page 156: Glove Mode

    Glove mode You can still navigate on the touchscreen of your ZenFone even when you’re wearing your gloves. To enable Glove mode: From the Home screen, > Settings > ASUS customized settings. Tick Glove mode.
  • Page 157: Asus Splendid

    ASUS Splendid ASUS Splendid allows you to easily adjust the display settings. Tap to switch between tabs Move to turn on/ off the Vivid Mode Move to adjust the color temperature Tap to reset to the last changes you made...
  • Page 159: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix...
  • Page 160: Notices

    Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference. • This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules.
  • Page 161 RF Exposure Information (SAR) This device meets the government’s requirements for exposure to radio waves. This device is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission of the U.S. Government. The exposure standard employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR.
  • Page 162 Canada, avis d’Industrie Canada (IC) Cet appareil numérique de classe B est conforme aux normes canadiennes ICES-003, RSS-210 et CAN ICES- 3(B)/NMB-3(B). Son fonctionnement est soumis aux deux conditions suivantes: (1) cet appareil ne doit pas causer d’interférence et (2) cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence, notamment les interférences qui peuvent affecter son fonctionnement.
  • Page 163 IC Warning Statement The device could automatically discontinue transmission in case of absence of information to transmit, or operational failure. Note that this is not intended to prohibit transmission of control or signaling information or the use of repetitive codes where required by the technology. The device for the band 5150-5250 MHz is only for indoor usage to reduce potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems;...
  • Page 164: 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 165 CE Mark Warning CE marking for devices with wireless LAN/ Bluetooth This equipment complies with the requirements of Directive 1999/5/EC of the European Parliament and Commission from 9 March, 1999 governing Radio and Telecommunications Equipment and mutual recognition of conformity. The highest CE SAR value for the device is 0.530 W/Kg.
  • Page 166 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. Please go to http://csr.asus.com/english/ Takeback.htm for detailed recycling information in different regions.
  • Page 167 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/.
  • Page 168 Model name: ASUS_T00F / ASUS_T00J Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Address: 4F, No.150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN Authorised represe ASUS Computer GmbH ntative in Europe: Address: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN, GERMANY...
  • Page 169 Circumstances may arise where because of a default on ASUS’ part or other liability, you are entitled to recover damages from 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;...

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