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  • Page 1 (PF400CG) (P72G) E-MANUAL...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Using Google voice typing ..................20 Using apps and widgets Using apps on the PadFone mini ................21 Launching apps ........................21 Messaging ..........................22 Surfing the web ........................22 Managing notifications ....................22 ASUS Quick Settings ......................24 Searching your PadFone mini or the Internet ............26 PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 4 Play Store ..........................42 Settings ..........................44 Music .............................45 Gallery ...........................46 Camera ..........................49 Email ............................53 Gmail .............................55 Maps ............................56 Using PadFone mini widgets ..................57 Adding widgets ........................57 Using PadFone mini Station widgets ..............58 Adding widgets ........................58 Battery ............................59 ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 5: Package Contents

    PadFone mini PadFone mini Station 2-in-1 set • • PadFone mini • • PadFone mini Station • • Power adapter • • PadFone mini USB cable • • Headset • • User Guide • • Warranty card NOTES: • The ASUS PadFone mini and PadFone mini Station are purchased separately. • Contact your retailer if any of the items is damaged or missing. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 6: Using Your Padfone Mini

    • Refer to your PadFone mini User Guide for instructions on installing the micro SIM card and charging your device. NOTE: Both micro SIM card slots support 3G WCDMA network band. But only one micro SIM card can connect to 3G WCDMA service at a time. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 7: Setup Wizard

    PadFone device. NOTE: You can skip some of the steps and set them up later. To run the setup process again, tap to go to the All apps screen then tap Setup Wizard PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 8: Screen Views

    To enable/disable Auto-rotate screen, go to Settings > Display. You can also tap from ASUS Quick Settings. NOTE: For more details about ASUS Quick Settings, refer to the section Managing notifications. Navigating your PadFone mini After you finish setting up your PadFone mini, the Home Screen will be displayed.
  • Page 9: Making Calls

    • Tap instructions to add a new contact. • Import your contacts from your micro SIM card into your PadFone mini. To import your contacts from your micro SIM card: 1. Install the micro SIM card into your PadFone mini. 2. From the Home Screen, tap to launch the People app. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 10: Connecting To The World

    Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to go to ASUS Quick • Settings then tap 2. From the Settings screen, tap More..3. Tap Mobile networks. NOTE: For more details about ASUS Quick Settings, refer to the section Managing notifications. IMPORTANT: • If your PadFone mini is unable to connect to a network, contact your mobile network carrier for assistance. • Refer to the PadFone mini User Guide for instructions on how to install a micro SIM card.
  • Page 11: Connecting To Wi-Fi Networks

    4. Tap a network name to connect to it. If the network is secured or protected, you are prompted to key in a Password. NOTE: For more details about ASUS Quick Settings, refer to the section Managing notifications. IMPORTANT: Your PadFone mini automatically connects to a wireless network it was able to connect to during a previous session.
  • Page 12: Using Bluetooth

    3. If your PadFone mini has finished scanning before your Bluetooth device is ready, tap Search for devices. 4. On the list of available devices, tap the Bluetooth device you want to pair with. Follow the screen instructions to complete the pairing. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 13: Unpairing And Configuring A Bluetooth Device

    4. From the Bluetooth Quick Settings screen, you can do any of the following: • Tap Unpair to unpair the device. • Tap Rename to rename the Bluetooth device. 5. Tap to exit Bluetooth settings. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 14: Using Your Padfone Mini Station

    PadFone mini into the PadFone mini Station. NOTES: • The images used in this user guide are for reference only and may look different on your PadFone mini Station. • The Home Screen may update and change with the version of the Android OS. Basics Unlocking your device To unlock your device, tap and drag the lock icon out of the circle to the open locked icon. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 15: Home Screen

    Tap to launch the What’s Next app to manage your calendar, email and Notification bar weather events and reminders. Open Google Open Google text voice search search Shortcuts Shortcuts Shortcuts Return to Home Screen Return to the previous Display recent apps screen PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 16: Charging The Padfone Mini Using Your Padfone Mini Station

    To change the PadFone Charging Policy: to go to the All apps screen then tap Settings 1. Tap 2. Tap ASUS customized settings >PadFone Settings>PadFone Charging Policy 3. Tap a preferred mode for charging. PadFone Charging Modes Intelligent Mode • When the PadFone mini’s battery is greater than 90%, the PadFone mini...
  • Page 17 • When the PadFone mini is inserted into the PadFone mini Station, the PadFone mini will use the Station’s battery power. Power Pack Mode • The PadFone mini Station’s screen will switch off as it charges the battery of the PadFone mini. Press and hold the power button of the Station for 2 seconds to resume tablet use. • When the PadFone mini’s battery is lower than 70%, the Station will charge the PadFone mini’s battery until it reaches 90%. • When the PadFone mini is off, the Station will not charge the PadFone mini’s battery. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 18: Taping And Typing

    Tap and hold Tap and hold an item until an action occurs. Quickly move your finger across the screen in one sweeping Swipe or slide motion. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 19: Using The Onscreen Keyboard

    Tap to toggle between the numeric pad with special characters and the QWERTY keyboard Tap to use Google’s speech-recognition technology While typing on the onscreen keyboard, the keyboard displays suggestions that may match the text that you need. Tap a suggestion to add the text. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 20: Using Google Voice Typing

    3. When you see the microphone icon, speak clearly what you want to type. When you pause, Google voice typing transcribes the text you spoke and displays it on the text field. TIPS: • Say “period”, “comma”, “question mark”, or “exclamation point” to add these punctuation marks to your text. • Tap the Backspace key to delete any incorrect converted text. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 21: Using Apps And Widgets

    Using apps on the PadFone mini Launching apps to display all your apps. The main apps screen is where you can see all your apps. From the main apps screen you can: • Tap an icon to launch an app. • Swipe the screen to display more apps. • Drag an app icon into the Home Screen. • See apps compatible with the PadFone mini Station. • Explore widgets. • Get more apps from the Play Store. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 22: Messaging

    ASUS customized settings and enable Use ASUS Quick Setting. • Depending on your sound settings, new notifications will be accompanied by a sound and the notification icon will appear on the notification area. To display a list of notifications using ASUS Quick Settings, swipe your finger down from the top of the screen. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 23 Notification Panels Notification panels for device activity, alerts or updates in apps and incoming emails will be displayed in the ASUS Quick Settings panel. Notification panels TIP: Swipe a notification panel to the right or to the left to remove an item from the list of notifications.
  • Page 24: Asus Quick Settings

    To display or hide ASUS Quick Settings: 1. To display ASUS Quick Settings, swipe downwards from the top of the screen. 2. To hide ASUS Quick Settings, swipe upwards from the bottom of the Quick Settings window.
  • Page 25 Tap to enable or disable Bluetooth. Tap to enable or disable GPS function. Tap to enable or disable sound, vibrate or mute mode. Tap to enable or disable the auto-rotate screen feature. Tap to enable or disable Airplane mode. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 26: Searching Your Padfone Mini Or The Internet

    The rear camera also takes pictures in Panorama mode, where you can pan across a subject to create a single picture. on the Home Screen, then tap to start taking pictures or tap to start recording video. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 27: Asus Splendid

    ASUS Splendid ASUS Splendid allows you to easily adjust the display settings. Tap to display different views of pictures and screens Tap to switch between display settings tabs Enable/disable Vivid Mode Move slider to adjust the color temperature Tap to revert to previous...
  • Page 28: Supernote

    To launch SuperNote, tap on the Home Screen. Selection Settings Change display view to Notebooks, Bookmark, Sort notebooks Timestamp or All pages Add new notebook All notebooks ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 29 Return to list of notebooks More options Add pictures, text, audio, date, stamp or shape Previous page Return Space Page number Backspace Next page NOTE: For more details on using SuperNote on your PadFone mini, tap the Tutorial Notebook. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 30: Audiowizard

    AudioWizard AudioWizard allows you to customize the sound modes of your ASUS Fonepad for a clearer audio output that fits the actual usage scenarios. To launch Audio Wizard, tap on the Home Screen then tap AudioWizard Preset modes Tap to confirm mode selection...
  • Page 31: App Locker

    Using App Locker To use App Locker: 1. On the Home Screen, tap then tap App Locker 2. Tap Start, set up your password then tap OK. 3. Tap OK to proceed to the App Locker screen. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 32 Tap this to configure the settings Tap to open App Locker of App Locker. or File Protection Tap the apps that you want to lock or tap the locked app to unlock it. NOTES: • The apps that you locked appear as locked icons on the Home Screen. • App Locker prompts you to key in your password every time you launch a locked app. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 33 To use File Protection: 1. Tap File Protection then tap to open File Manager app. 2. Tap to select the files that you want to protect, then tap . The files that you want to protect appear on the File Protection screen. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 34: Using Apps On The Padfone Mini Station

    While holding an app from the All apps screen to the Home Screen, App info will appear at the top of the Home Screen page. Drag the app to App info to display detailed information about the app. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 35 2. Drag the app to X Remove to remove it from the Home Screen. NOTE: In portrait mode, tap and hold the app and then drag the app to X to remove the app shortcut from the Home Screen. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 36: App Folder

    1. On the Home Screen, tap and drag an app or shortcut onto another app until a transparent square appears. NOTES: • The created folder is shown in a transparent square. • You can add multiple apps in your folder. 2. Tap the folder and tap Unnamed Folder to rename the folder. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 37: Recent Apps

    Recent Apps To switch quickly to a previously opened app: 1. Tap the Recent apps icon. 2. A list shows up to display all of your recently launched apps. Tap on the app you want to launch. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 38 3. Tap and hold a recent app to display options. Select Remove from list or display App info. To remove an app from the Recent apps list: • In landscape view, swipe an app upwards or downwards to remove an app from the list. • In portrait view, swipe an app to the left or right to remove an app from the list. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 39: Task Manager

    All apps screen. 2. Tap WIDGETS to display the widgets menu. 3. Tap and hold ASUS Task Manager to display ASUS Task Manager on the Home Screen. 4. Tap and hold the widget to display the sizing brackets. Pull the sizing bracket upward or downward to show the complete list of tasks.
  • Page 40: File Manager

    File Manager is used to navigate files and folders stored on the device. To access the internal storage device: to go to the All apps screen. 1. Tap 2. Go to the All Apps screen and tap File Manager. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 41 4. Tap the Return folder icon to return to the root directory of My Storage. To copy, cut, delete, or share files in File Manager: • Tick the file or folder you wish to copy, cut, share, or delete and tap the action icon found at the toolbar on the upper right corner of the File Manager screen. • You can also tick the file and drag/drop it to your desired destination folder. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 42: Play Store

    2. From the All apps screen, tap Play Store 3. You need a Google account to access Google Play. If you don’t have an existing account, tap New. 4. Type your Google Email and Password to Sign in if you already have an account. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 43 5. After signing in, you can start downloading and installing apps to your device from the Play Store. NOTES: • You cannot restore an uninstalled application, but you can login with the same Google account and download them again. • There are both free and paid applications in Google Play Store . PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 44: Settings

    Wireless & networks, Device, Personal, Accounts, and System settings. To access the Settings screen, do one of the following: • From the All apps screen, tap Settings to display the settings menu. • Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to display ASUS Quick Settings then tap the Settings icon. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 45: Music

    AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1 (AAC+), HE-AACv2 (enhanced AAC+), AMR- Audio NB, AMR-WB, MP3, FLAC, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, Vorbis, WAV a-law/mu- law, WAV linear PCM Video H.263, H.264, MPEG-4, VP8 Supported audio and video formats for enconding Audio AAC LC/LTP, AMR-NB, AMR-WB Video H.263, H.264, MPEG-4 PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 46: Gallery

    Gallery settings Launch camera app Swipe the arrow to the right to open photos and videos by cloud storages Swipe the arrow to the right to open photos and videos by album, time, location, and people ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 47 1. Tap and hold an album in the Gallery until the toolbar appears. 2. Tap on an album or albums to select them. 3. Tap the Share or Delete icon. Share Delete CAUTION! You cannot restore an album or photo deleted from the Gallery app. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 48 When viewing an image in an album, you can share, edit, delete and tag photos using the toolbar and tap controls. Launch Camera app Additional image options Delete Add tags Add to Edit image Favorites Displays previously used Share app ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 49: Camera

    Camera The camera app allows you to take pictures and record videos using your ASUS Padfone mini. To launch the Camera app, tap on the Home Screen. NOTE: The taken pictures and recorded videos can be viewed using the Gallery app.
  • Page 50: Recording Videos

    Slide to zoom in/zoom out Tap to preview recent Tap to stop recording pictures/videos While recording is in progress, you can also use the zooming slider to zoom in or zoom out the video. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 51 Tap to adjust other settings Below are the settings of your ASUS Padfone mini’s camera that you can use to take or record high-definition pictures and videos: Tap this icon to adjust the white balance, ISO settings, exposure value, camera resolution, shoot modes, and focus settings to take high- definition pictures.
  • Page 52 To configure the camera effects: From the camera screen, tap then tap to select from the listed variety of camera photography effects. IMPORTANT! Select an effect first before taking pictures or recording videos. Tap to select an effect ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 53: Email

    Email allows you to add several email accounts and conveniently browse and manage your emails in one app. To set up an email account: 1. Tap to go to the All apps screen. 2. Tap Email to launch the email app. 3. Select an email provider from the list. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 54 To add email accounts: to go to the All apps screen, tap Email 1. Tap 2. Tap then login using your account. Email > Settings, then tap 3. Tap to add an e-mail account. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 55: Gmail

    Gmail will begin setting up your Inbox and folders. TIP: If you have several e-mail accounts in addition to Gmail, use the Email app to set up and access all your e-mail accounts on one app. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 56: Maps

    Maps Maps provides detailed directions and information about local establishments and public transportation. Tap the handle at the bottom-left corner to change settings and specify search parameters. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 57: Using Padfone Mini Widgets

    Home Screen then tap the Widgets tab at the top of screen. From the main Widgets screen, you can: • Drag a widget to another screen. • Swipe left or right to move between screens and view more widgets. To remove a widget: • Tap and hold the widget until X Remove appears then without lifting your finger, drag the widget into X Remove. PF400CG/P72G...
  • Page 58: Using Padfone Mini Station Widgets

    • The Home Screen can only display a limited number of widgets. If there is no more space on the Home Screen, the widget will not be added. To remove a widget: Tap and hold the widget until X Remove appears then without lifting your finger, drag the widget into X Remove. ASUS Padfone mini E-Manual...
  • Page 59: Battery

    The Battery widget displays the battery status of the PadFone mini and PadFone mini Station separately. 1. Tap to go to the All apps screen. 2. Tap the Widgets tab. 3. Tap and hold the Battery widget to display the Battery widget on the Home Screen. PF400CG/P72G...

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