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  • Page 2 E9051 May 2014 First Edition...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Managing your home ............................34 Quick settings ..............................38 ASUS keyboard settings ..........................42 Voice Search .................................43 Lock Screen ................................46 Connecting your Fonepad to your computer ................47 Connecting with your notebook ........................47 Connecting with your desktop PC .......................48 Call in style Managing contacts ........................50 Adding contacts ..............................50...
  • 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 From the home screen .............................74 From the All Apps screen ..........................74 Using the volume key ............................74 Using Camera for the first time....................75 Tutorial ...................................75 Photo Locations ..............................75 Camera home screen ......................... 76 Image settings..............................77 Video settings ..............................79 Advanced camera features ....................... 80 Time Rewind ................................80 HDR ..................................81 Panorama ................................81...
  • Page 6 Sharing a notebook on the Cloud ......................100 Sharing a note ..............................100 Calendar ........................... 101 Creating an event from your Fonepad ....................101 Adding an account to Calendar ......................... 102 Creating an event from your account ...................... 102 What’s Next ..........................103 Do It Later ..........................
  • Page 7 Sound Recorder home screen ........................125 Maintain your Zen Keeping your device up-to-date .................... 128 Updating your system ........................... 128 Storage ............................. 128 Backup and reset ........................129 Securing your Fonepad ......................130 Unlocking your screen ..........................130 Setting your Fonepad identity ........................136...
  • Page 8 Disabling Wi-Fi ..............................139 Bluetooth ..........................139 ® Enabling Bluetooth® ............................139 Pairing your Fonepad to a Bluetooth® device ..................140 Unpairing your Fonepad from the Bluetooth® device............... 140 Miracast™ ..........................141 Share Link ..........................142 The Cloud ..........................144 ASUS WebStorage ............................
  • Page 9: Conventions Used

    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 Fonepad 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. Rear camera Micro-USB connector Proximity sensor Receiver Micro-SIM/memory card compartment Headphone jack Front camera Volume keys Touch screen Power/lock button Microphone...
  • Page 15: Installing A Micro-Sim Card

    Your Fonepad comes with two micro-SIM card slots that allow you to setup and use two mobile network services without having to carry two mobile devices at the same time.
  • Page 16 To install a micro-SIM card: Turn off your device. Orient your device as shown, then open the micro-SIM/memory card compartment. CAUTION! • Be careful not to damage the compartment cover or injure your fingernails when you remove the cover. • Do not forcibly remove, shear, or distort the micro-SIM/memory card compartment cover. Orient the micro-SIM card with its gold-plated contacts facing upward 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 upward then insert it into the Micro-SIM card 2 slot. Micro-SIM card 2 slot Put the micro-SIM/memory card compartment cover back 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. Orient your device as shown, then open the micro-SIM/memory card compartment.
  • 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 back the micro-SIM/memory card compartment cover.
  • Page 20: Installing A Memory Card

    Your Fonepad supports a microSD™, microSDHC™, and microSDXC™ memory card with up to 64 GB of capacity. NOTE: Some memory cards may not be compatible with your Fonepad. Ensure that you use only compatible memory cards to prevent loss of data, damage to your device, or memory card, or both.
  • Page 21 Push the memory card all the way into the slot until it is seated firmly in place. Memory card slot Put back the micro-SIM/memory card compartment cover. NOTE: After installing a formatted memory card, you can access its contents from ASUS > File Manager > SD Memory Card.
  • 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: Orient your device as shown, then open the micro-SIM/memory card compartment. CAUTION! • Be careful not to damage the compartment cover or injure your fingernails when you remove the cover.
  • Page 23 Press the memory card to eject, then pull it out. Put back the microSD compartment cover.
  • Page 24: Charging Your Fonepad

    Charging your Fonepad Your Fonepad comes partially charged but you must charge it fully before using it for the first time. Read the following important notices and cautions before charging your device. IMPORTANT! • Use only the bundled AC power adapter and micro-USB cable to charge your Fonepad. Using a different AC power adapter and cable may damage your device.
  • Page 25 To charge your Fonepad: 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 Fonepad. IMPORTANT! • Charge your Fonepad 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...
  • Page 26 When fully-charged, disconnect the USB cable from your Fonepad 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 Fonepad using the AC power adapter plugged to a power outlet instead.
  • Page 27: Turning Your Fonepad On Or Off

    Turning your Fonepad 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 Fonepad. Here are some battery power conservation tips that helps preserve the power of your Fonepad’s 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 Voice Search Tap to open Google Search page Tap to display Time settings...
  • Page 33 Understanding icons These icons are shown on the status bar and will guide you of the current status of your Fonepad. 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.
  • 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

    Enable functions with just one tap and personalize your Fonepad using Quick settings. This unique Zen feature also shows system notifications that help you track recent updates and changes on your Fonepad. You can launch Quick settings anytime you need it, even if you are currently using an app on your Fonepad. Launching Quick settings Swipe down from the upper right corner of your Fonepad’s screen.
  • Page 39 Inside Quick settings Use Quick settings as a one-tap access for some of the features and programs of your Fonepad. to launch your Fonepad’s Settings app. Access settings to view the current list of features that you can enable or disable from the...
  • 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 Fonepad. 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 Fonepad’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 Fonepad 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 Fonepad • Launch apps inside your Fonepad • Get directions going to a location IMPORTANT! Your Fonepad must be connected to the Internet to be able to use this feature.
  • Page 44 Customizing voice search results from the Tablet search group If you want to set parameters for the voice search results gathered from your Google account and your Fonepad’s data, you may do so using the following steps: On your Fonepad’s home screen, tap >...
  • Page 45 3. Tap Tablet 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 Fonepad To Your Computer

    Connecting your Fonepad to your computer Connect your Fonepad 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 Fonepad, charge your Fonepad via the grounded power outlet instead. Connecting with your notebook...
  • Page 48: Connecting With Your Desktop Pc

    Connecting with your desktop PC To connect your Fonepad to your computer: Plug the micro USB connector into your Fonepad. 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 Fonepad 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 Fonepad, 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 Fonepad. 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 Fonepad 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.
  • Page 54 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 Fonepad lights up when there is an incoming call. The display of the incoming call also varies, depending on the status of your Fonepad. Answering a call There are two ways to answer a call depending on the status of your Fonepad: If your device is active, tap Answer.
  • Page 56: Dual Sim Feature

    Dual SIM feature The dual SIM feature of your Fonepad 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.
  • Page 57: 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 from your contacts list or from call logs, your Fonepad automatically uses the preferred micro SIM card to connect the call.
  • Page 58: Backup/Restore Call Logs

    Tap then tap Backup call log. Tap Backup call log to device to save the call log backup in your Fonepad. To email the call log backup, tap Backup call log to device and send out.
  • 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

    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

    Tap to launch Camera app and Tap to send a picture from send the captured picture your Fonepad. Tap and hold an app then tap Pin it! to add Tap to send your current...
  • Page 67: Access Your Emails

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

    Email Add Exchange, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail,, 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 Fonepad. 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 Fonepad’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

    Image locations. Tutorial If it is your first time to use your Fonepad’s camera, you will encounter the following tutorial screen after launching the Camera app. Refer to the following steps to proceed from this screen. On the Tutorial screen, tap Skip if you want to skip viewing or Start to view the basic tutorial about using Camera.
  • Page 76: Camera Home Screen

    Camera home screen Tap the icons to start using your camera and explore the image and video features of your Fonepad. Apply image Switch between the Adjust settings effects front and rear cameras Use advanced camera settings Zoom in or zoom out...
  • Page 77: 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 78 Shoot mode Set your shutter speed to Timer mode or change the Burst speed under this option. Exposure Enable Touch auto-exposure or Face detection under this option.
  • Page 79: 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 80: 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 Fonepad. 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 81: Hdr

    > Panorama. or the volume key then pan your Fonepad to the left or right to capture the scenery. NOTE: While panning your Fonepad, a timeline of thumbnails appears on the lower part of your screen as it captures the scenery.
  • Page 82: Night

    Night Take well-lit photos even on night time or on low-light situations using the Night feature of your Fonepad. NOTE: Keep your hands steady while before and while the Fonepad is capturing the image to prevent blurry results. Capturing Night photos From the Camera app’s home screen, tap...
  • Page 83: 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 Fonepad to detect up to four faces using the rear camera then automatically capture your selfie or group selfie.
  • Page 84: 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 Fonepad. Capturing Miniature photos From the Camera app screen, tap >...
  • Page 85: 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 86: Beautification

    Have fun during and after taking photos of your family and friends using the Beautification feature of your Fonepad. When enabled, this feature allows you to make live beauty enhancements on your subject’s face before you press the shutter button.
  • Page 87: Time Lapse

    Time lapse The time lapse video feature of your Fonepad allows you to capture stills for automatic time lapse playback. In effect, events seem to move in a fast-forward manner though they actually occured and were recorded between long intervals.
  • Page 88: Party Link

    Zen feature. IMPORTANT! This feature is only available with devices that also have Party Link. Sharing photos To share photos captured straight from your Fonepad’s camera: Launch Camera then tap > OK.
  • Page 89 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 Fonepad. IMPORTANT! If you created a password-protected group, you need to share the password to intended recipients...
  • Page 90: 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 91: Gallery

    Gallery Gallery...
  • Page 92: Using The Gallery

    View images and play videos on your Fonepad using the Gallery app. This app also allows you to edit, share, or delete image and video files stored in your Fonepad. From Gallery, you can display images in a slideshow or tap to view the selected image or video file.
  • Page 93: Viewing Files From Other Source Locations

    Viewing files from other source locations By default, your Gallery displays all the files on your Fonepad according to their album folders. To view files from other locations accessible via your Fonepad: From the main screen, tap Tap any of the following source locations to view their respective files.
  • Page 94: 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 95: 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 Fonepad. 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.
  • Page 97: Work Hard, Play Harder

    Work hard, play harder Work hard, play harder...
  • Page 98: 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 99 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 100: 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 101: Calendar

    Follow the succeeding instructions to complete sharing your selected note. Calendar The Calendar app enables you to keep track of important events using your Fonepad. Along with creating events you may also add notes, set reminders, or create a countdown notice to ensure you don’t forget these important occasions.
  • Page 102: Adding An Account To Calendar

    Adding an account to Calendar Aside from creating an event logged on your Fonepad, 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 103: What's Next

    View your What’s Next alerts from the Lock screen, Systems Notification panel, and What’s Next widget or app. If you’re using What’s Next for the first time, you would have to set up your calendar account or use the Calendar app in your Fonepad. NOTES: • Set up your favorite contacts and VIP groups to receive alerts for missed calls and unread messages or emails from people who matter to you.
  • Page 104: 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 105: Weather

    Weather Get real-time weather updates straight from your Fonepad using the weather app. Using Weather, you can also check other weather details from around the world. Weather app launcher...
  • Page 106: 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 107: Clock

    Clock Customize the time zone settings of your Fonepad, set alarms, and use your Fonepad as a stop watch using the Clock app. Launching Clock Launch the Clock app using either of the following options: • From your Fonepad’s home screen, tap the digital clock display. • Tap > Clock.
  • Page 108: World Clock

    World Clock to access the world clock settings of your Fonepad. Tap this to set your clock on night mode and access the settings of the world clock feature. Tap this to view the list of cities marked on your world clock.
  • Page 109: Alarm Clock

    Alarm clock to access the world clock settings of your Fonepad. 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 110: Stopwatch

    Stopwatch to use your Fonepad as a stopwatch. Tap this button to start running the stopwatch feature.
  • Page 111: Timer

    Timer You may set multiple timer options for your Fonepad. To do this, follow the steps below: Setting the timer to access the timer feature of your Fonepad. numeric keypad Use the numeric keypad to input your target time then tap start to start the timer.
  • Page 112 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 Fonepad. If you previously created a timer setting, these would appear on your Timer home screen. You may delete or add new timer settings using the icons on your Timer home screen.
  • Page 113: File Manager

    File Manager Using File Manager allows you to easily locate and manage your data on the internal storage of your Fonepad 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 Fonepad then tap an item to select.
  • Page 114: Accessing The External Storage Device

    Accessing the external storage device To access the external storage device: Insert the microSD card into your Fonepad. 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 115: Accessing Cloud Storage

    Accessing Cloud Storage IMPORTANT! Enable Wi-Fi on your Fonepad 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 117: The Internet

    The Internet The Internet...
  • Page 118: Browser

    Launching Browser from the home screen From the home screen, tap Browser. Sharing a page Go to page that you want to share, then tap . • Tap share a page, tap Share page, then select the account or app where you want to share the page to. • To send a page for later reading, tap Read later. The page is added a to-do task in your Do It Later app. NOTES: • Ensure that your Fonepad is connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network. • If you connect to a mobile network, charges may apply based on your network plan. • Refer to section Connecting to a Wi-Fi network for details. • Access your to-do tasks from the Do It Later app on All Apps.
  • Page 119: Fun And Entertainment

    Fun and entertainment Fun and entertainment...
  • Page 120: 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 121: Audio Wizard

    Audio Wizard AudioWizard allows you to customize the sound modes of your Fonepad 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 122: 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 123: Music

    Music Access your music collection right on your Fonepad 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 Fonepad’s internal storage system. Start playing songs by tapping on them.
  • Page 124: Playing Cloud Music

    Playing Cloud music IMPORTANT! Enable Wi-Fi on your Fonepad to view files from Cloud music. Your Fonepad currently supports music files saved in the following cloud storage accounts: • ASUS Webstorage • Dropbox • OneDrive • Drive Adding a cloud storage account...
  • Page 125: Sound Recorder

    Sound recorder Record audio files using your Fonepad 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 127: Maintain Your Zen

    Maintain your Zen Maintain your Zen...
  • Page 128: Keeping Your Device Up-To-Date

    On the Settings screen, slide down to display other items then tap About. Tap System update then tap Check Update. NOTE: You can preview the last time your Fonepad’s system was updated at the Last update check: of the System update window.
  • Page 129: Backup And Reset

    Backup and reset Back up data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to Google servers using your Fonepad. To do this: then tap Settings > Backup & 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 130: Securing Your Fonepad

    Use the security features of your Fonepad 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 Fonepad offers you. To select the screen unlock of your Fonepad: then tap Settings >...
  • Page 131 Unlock screen options Choose from these options to lock your Fonepad. • Slide: Slide your finger to any direction to unlock your Fonepad.
  • Page 132 • 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 133 • 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 134 • 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 135 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. •...
  • Page 136: Setting Your Fonepad Identity

    Know your Fonepad’s identity such as serial number, IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number, or model number. This is important, as when you may lose your Fonepad, you can contact your mobile carrier and provide the information to blacklist the unauthorized use of your Fonepad.
  • Page 137: Connect Your Zen

    Connect your Zen Connect your Zen...
  • Page 138: Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi The Wi-Fi technology of your Fonepad gets you connected to the wireless world. Update your social media accounts, browse the Internet, or exchange data and messages wirelessly with your Fonepad. Enabling Wi-Fi To enable Wi-Fi: on the Home screen then tap Settings app.
  • Page 139: Disabling Wi-Fi

    Bluetooth ® Use the Bluetooth feature of your Fonepad to send or receive files and stream multimedia files with other smart devices over short distances. With Bluetooth, you can share your media files with your friends’ smart devices, send data for print with a Bluetooh printer, or play music files with a Bluetooth speaker.
  • Page 140: Pairing Your Fonepad To A Bluetooth® Device

    Pairing your Fonepad to a Bluetooth® device Before using the Bluetooth feature of your Fonepad in full scale, you have to pair it first with the Bluetooth device. The Fonepad automatically stores the pairing connection of the Bluetooth device. To pair your Fonepad to a Bluetooth device: On the Settings screen, tap Bluetooth to display all available devices.
  • Page 141: Miracast

    On the notification panel, tap Miracast. Slide the Wireless display (Miracast) option to ON. Refer to the SSID shown on your Miracast-supported display and select the same SSID on your Fonepad to start pairing. Once the connection is made, your Miracast-supported display shows the same content currently shown on your Fonepad.
  • Page 142: 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 143 Tap the files that you want to send then tap Done. After your Fonepad detects the other devices, tap the device that you want to share your files with. Receiving files To receive files: then tap Share Link. From your Home screen, tap...
  • Page 144: 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 145: App Essentials

    App essentials App essentials...
  • Page 146: 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 147: Downloading Apps

    Downloading apps Download tons of apps and games from Play Store directly to your Fonepad. 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 149: There's More To Your Zen

    There’s more to your Zen There’s more to your Zen...
  • Page 150: Power Saver

    Power saver Fully maximize or extend the power of your Fonepad 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.
  • Page 151: Customizing Power Saver

    If you want to enable the auto-disconnection of your network, tick IM and other apps using push notification. Your Fonepad will automatically disconnect from your network when it is idle, and will resume the network connection when you wake up your Fonepad.
  • Page 152: 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 153: Appendix

  • Page 154: Notices

    EC Declaration of Conformity This product is compliant with the regulations of the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC. The Declaration of Conformity can be downloaded from Prevention of Hearing Loss To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods.
  • Page 155: Ce Mark Warning

    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 0.528 W/Kg.
  • Page 156: Ic Warning Statement

    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 157: India Rohs

    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 Fonepad or visit the ASUS Support Site at
  • Page 158 Model name: K012 (FE170CG) 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 159 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;...
  • Page 160: Ec Declaration Of Conformity

    Manufacturer: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Address, City: 4F, No. 150, LI-TE Rd., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN Country: TAIWAN Authorized representative in Europe: ASUS COMPUTER GmbH Address, City: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN Country: GERMANY declare the following apparatus: Product name :...

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