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  • Page 1 ASUS Tablet USER MANUAL E8802...
  • Page 2 ASUS. In each such instance, regardless of the basis on which you are entitled to claim damages from ASUS, ASUS is liable for no more than damages for bodily injury (including death) and damage to real property and tangible personal property; or any other actual and direct damages resulted from omission or failure of performing legal duties under this Warranty Statement, up to the listed contract price of each product.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Using your ASUS Tablet ....................8 Airplane Precautions ...................... 8 Package contents ......................9 Chapter 1: Hardware Setup Getting to know your ASUS Tablet ................12 Front view ........................12 Rear view .........................14 Inside the side compartment ..................17 Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Tablet Setting up your ASUS Tablet ..................20...
  • Page 4 Viewing apps under the Recents screen ...............54 Task Manager .........................56 File Manager ........................58 Accessing the internal storage .................58 Accessing the external storage device ..............58 Settings..........................60 ASUS Quick Setting .......................60 Turning your ASUS Tablet off ..................62 Putting your ASUS Tablet to sleep ................62 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 5 EC Declaration of Conformity ...................94 CE Mark Warning ......................95 RF Exposure information (SAR) - CE ................95 Power Safety Requirement ..................96 Regional notice for Singapore ..................96 ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services .................96 Coating notice ........................96 Green ASUS notice ......................96 Proper disposal .......................97 K00Z...
  • Page 6: About This Manual

    This chapter details the hardware components of your ASUS Tablet. Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Tablet This chapter shows you how to use the different parts of your ASUS Tablet. Chapter 3: Working with Android™ This chapter provides an overview of using Android™ in your ASUS Tablet.
  • Page 7: Conventions Used In This Manual

    NOTE: This message contains additional information and tips that can help complete tasks. WARNING! This message contains important information that must be followed to keep you safe while performing tasks and prevent damage to your ASUS Tablet’s data and components. Typography Bold This indicates a menu or an item that must be selected.
  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    AC power source. Be aware that it takes much longer to charge the battery pack when the ASUS Tablet is in use. IMPORTANT! Do not leave the ASUS Tablet connected to the power supply once it is fully charged.
  • Page 9: Package Contents

    Package contents Power adapter Micro USB cable ASUS Tablet Technical documentations and warranty card NOTES: • If any of the items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer. • The bundled power adapter varies with country or region. K00Z...
  • Page 10 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 11: Chapter 1: Hardware Setup

    Chapter 1: Hardware Setup Chapter 1: Hardware Setup K00Z...
  • Page 12: Getting To Know Your Asus Tablet

    Getting to know your ASUS Tablet Front view Touch screen panel The touch screen panel allows you to interact with your ASUS Tablet using the stylus or touch gestures. Earpiece receiver The earpiece receiver allows you to hear the person at the other end of the line.
  • Page 13 Proximity sensor The proximity sensor disables the touch function and switches off the backlight when you use your ASUS Tablet to make or receive a call. Proximity sensor LED The proximity sensor LED (light emitting diode) emits dim Infrared rays that lets the proximity sensor detect the distance between you and your ASUS Tablet.
  • Page 14: Rear View

    Rear view Volume button The volume button allows you to increase or decrease the volume level of your ASUS Tablet. In addition, you can also do any of the following using the volume button: • Press and hold the volume down button to activate Vibrate Mode.
  • Page 15 Power button Press the power button for about two (2) seconds to turn your ASUS Tablet on or wake it up from standby mode. To turn your ASUS Tablet off, press the power button for about (2) seconds and when prompted, tap Power Off then tap OK.
  • Page 16 NOTE: Refer to section Inside the side compartment for more information. Audio speaker The built-in audio speaker allows you to hear audios straight from your ASUS Tablet. Audio features are software controlled. Microphone The built-in microphone can be used for video conferencing, voice narrations or simple audio recordings.
  • Page 17: Inside The Side Compartment

    NOTE: Refer to section Installing a microSD card for more details. Micro SIM card slots* The ASUS Tablet comes with a built-in micro SIM card slots that support WCDMA, DC-HSPA, and GSM/EDGE network bands. NOTE: Refer to section Installing a micro SIM card for more details.
  • Page 18 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 19: Chapter 2: Using Your Asus Tablet

    Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Tablet Chapter 2: Using your ASUS Tablet K00Z...
  • Page 20: Setting Up Your Asus Tablet

    Installing a micro SIM card Before you can make calls, send text messages, or connect to a mobile broadband network using your ASUS Tablet, you need to install a micro SIM cards. To install a micro SIM card: 1. Open the side compartment cover of your ASUS Tablet.
  • Page 21 2. Insert the micro SIM card to any of the micro SIM card slots with its metal contacts facing up. For Dual SIM model Metal contacts For Single SIM model Metal contacts K00Z...
  • Page 22 3. Close the side compartment cover securely in place. For Dual SIM model For Single SIM model ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 23: Installing A Microsd Card

    Installing a microSD card To install a microSD card: 1. Open the side compartment cover of your ASUS Tablet. For Dual SIM model For Single SIM model K00Z...
  • Page 24 2. Insert the microSD card to the microSD card slot with its metal contacts facing For Dual SIM model Metal contacts For Single SIM model Metal contacts ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 25 3. Close the side compartment cover securely in place. For Dual SIM model For Single SIM model K00Z...
  • Page 26: Charging Your Asus Tablet

    Connect the micro USB cable to the power adapter. Plug the micro USB connector into your ASUS Tablet. Plug the power adapter into a grounded power outlet. Charge your ASUS Tablet for eight (8) hours before using it in battery mode for the first time. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 27 IMPORTANT! • Use only the bundled power adapter and micro USB cable to charge your ASUS Tablet. Using a different power adapter may damage your ASUS Tablet. • Peel the protective film off from the power adapter and micro USB cable before charging the ASUS Tablet to prevent risk or injury. • Ensure that you plug the power adapter to the correct power outlet with the correct input rating. The output voltage of this adapter is DC 5.2V, 1.35A.
  • Page 28: Turning Your Asus Tablet On

    Turning your ASUS Tablet on To turn on your ASUS Tablet, press the power button for about two (2) seconds. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 29: Gestures For The Asus Tablet

    Gestures for the ASUS Tablet Gestures allow you to launch programs, access the settings, and navigate your ASUS Fonepad. Refer to the following instructions when using hand gestures on the touch screen panel of your ASUS Tablet. Drag/Tap and hold/Long press •...
  • Page 30 Tap/touch • Tap an app to launch it. • In the File Manager app, tap to select and open a file. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 31 Zoom out Bring together your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom out an image in Gallery, Maps or Places. K00Z...
  • Page 32 Zoom in Spread apart your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom in an image in Gallery, Maps or Places. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 33 Swipe Swipe your finger to the left or to the right on the touch panel display to switch between screens or to flip through the pages of an e-book or a gallery of images. K00Z...
  • Page 34 ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 35: Chapter 3: Working With Android

    Chapter 3: Working with Android™ Chapter 3: Working with Android™ K00Z...
  • Page 36: Starting Up For The First Time

    Starting up for the first time When you turn on your ASUS Tablet for the first time, a series of steps appear to guide you in configuring the basic settings of your Android™ operating system. To start your ASUS Tablet for the first time: 1.
  • Page 37: Androidâ„¢ Lock Screen

    Android™ lock screen Time, date, and weather panel Lock icon Google Now launcher K00Z...
  • Page 38: Unlocking Your Device

    Unlocking your device Tap and drag Adding a wallpaper on the lock screen Swipe the lock screen from left to right to view the wallpaper and widget panel, then tap and select a wallpaper from Gallery or Wallpapers. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 39: Adding A Widget On The Lock Screen

    Adding a widget on the lock screen Swipe the lock screen from left to right to view the wallpaper and widget panel, then tap and select a widget. Entering Google Now on the system bar then drag it to Google icon. K00Z...
  • Page 40: Google Now

    Google Now Google Now is your ASUS Tablet's personal assistant, giving you instant updates on weather conditions, nearby restaurants, flight schedules, scheduled appointments, and other related information based from your web history, synced calendars and reminders. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 41: Home Screen

    Open Google Text search Voice search Tap to set up the location, date, and time alarm Read e-mails in Email app Open All Apps screen Shortcuts Shortcuts System bar Return to the previous screen Display recent apps Return to Home Screen K00Z...
  • Page 42: Screen Views

    The built-in gravity-sensor of your ASUS Tablet enables automatic screen rotations depending on how you hold it. You can quickly switch between a landscape or portrait view by steering your ASUS Tablet to the left or to the right. Landscape view...
  • Page 43: Locking The Screen Orientation

    Home Screen to open All Apps screen. > Accessibility then tap Auto-rotate screen to deselect. 2. Tap Settings NOTE: You can also enable or disable this function from the ASUS Quick Settings. Refer to section Settings for more details. K00Z...
  • Page 44: Using The Call And Text Features

    1. From the Home Screen, tap People 2. To save a new contact to your ASUS Tablet, tap Device. To save a new contact to your SIM card, tap the SIM account. 3. Key in the details of the new contact, then tap Done.
  • Page 45: Sending A Text Message

    Sending a text message Your ASUS Tablet organizes your text messages from a contact into a single thread of texts, making it easier for you to follow the flow of messages and send the appropriate responses. To send a text message: 1.
  • Page 46: Managing Your Sim Card Settings

    Managing your SIM card settings Your ASUS Tablet allows you to manage your SIM cards’ functions. It lets you enable or disable your SIM account, assign account names for your SIM cards, or set one of your SIM cards as your primary SIM card.
  • Page 47: Connecting To The World

    Connecting to the world Connecting to mobile networks After installing the SIM card, you are ready to use your ASUS Tablet to make/ receive calls or transmit/receive data. Different countries or regions may have different mobile networks available and you may have to configure your ASUS Tablet to access these networks.
  • Page 48: Using Bluetooth

    Bluetooth is very useful when transferring data between two or more devices that are near each other. The first time you connect to a Bluetooth device, you must pair it with your ASUS Tablet. NOTE: Turn Bluetooth off when you are not using it to help save battery power.
  • Page 49: Connecting Your Asus Tablet To A Bluetooth Device

    Pairing your ASUS Tablet with a Bluetooth device Before you can connect to a Bluetooth device, you must first pair your ASUS Tablet to that device. The devices stay paired, unless you remove the paired connection between them. To pair your ASUS Tablet to a Bluetooth device: 1.
  • Page 50: Unpairing And Configuring A Bluetooth Device

    3. From Paired Bluetooth device screen, you can do any of the following: Tap Unpair to unpair the device. • Tap Rename to rename the Bluetooth device. • • Tap any of the listed profiles to enable or disable a profile. 4. Tap to go back to previous screen. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 51: Managing Apps

    Free up space for new app shortcuts by removing existing app shortcuts on your Home Screen. To remove app shortcuts: 1. Tap and hold an app until the X Remove appears on top of the screen. 2. Drag the app to X Remove to remove it from the Home Screen. K00Z...
  • Page 52: Viewing App Info

    While holding an app on the All Apps screen, the display switches to Home Screen and the App info appears on the top of the Home Screen display. Drag the app to App info to display its detailed information. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 53: Creating App Folder

    To create an 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. K00Z...
  • Page 54: Viewing Apps Under The Recents Screen

    To access the Recents screen: 1. Tap on the system bar. 2. A list shows up to display all of your recently launched apps. Tap on the app you want to launch. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 55 1. Tap and hold a recent app to display its menu. 2. To remove the app from the list, select Remove from list. To view its information, select App info. NOTE: You can also remove a recent app from the list by swiping it to the left or right. K00Z...
  • Page 56: Task Manager

    To manage Task Manager: to go to the All Apps screen then tap WIDGETS to display the 1. Tap Widgets menu. 2. Tap and hold ASUS Task Manager to display the ASUS Task Manager box on the Home Screen. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 57 3. Swipe the list up and down to view all launched apps. 4. Tap beside the running app to close it. Tap Close All to close all running apps at once. K00Z...
  • Page 58: File Manager

    > Internal Storage on the left panel to view the contents of your 2. Tap File Manager ASUS Tablet then tap an item to select. Accessing the external storage device To access the external storage device: 1. Swipe down the notification bar on top of the screen to display the notification box.
  • Page 59: Customizing Your Contents

    When you customize a file or folder, tick the box beside the file or folder and the action bar appears on the upper right corner of the screen. NOTES: • The action will only appear if you customize a file or files inside the folder. • You can also tick the file or folder then drag and drop it to your desired destination folder. Action bar K00Z...
  • Page 60: Settings

    There are two ways to launch the Settings screen: 1. From the All Apps screen, tap to display the menu. Settings 2. Swipe down the notification bar on top of the screen to display ASUS Quick Settings panel then tap ASUS Quick Setting ASUS Quick Setting...
  • Page 61: Notification Panel

    ASUS Quick Setting Adjustment panel Tap any of the following icons to enable or disable the function. Reading Airplane Wi-Fi Mobile Data mode Bluetooth Sound mode Smart Wi-Fi Hotspot Auto-rotate saving Notification panel Notification panel appears under the Quick Setting panel for alerts or updates of apps, incoming e-mails and utility status.
  • Page 62: Turning Your Asus Tablet Off

    Turning your ASUS Tablet off You can shut down your ASUS Tablet by doing any of the following: • Press the power button for about two (2) seconds and when prompted, tap Power Off then tap OK. • If your ASUS Tablet is unresponsive, press and hold the power button for about four (4) seconds until your ASUS Tablet turns off.
  • Page 63: Chapter 4: Pre-Installed Apps

    Chapter 4: Pre-installed Apps Chapter 4: Pre-installed Apps K00Z...
  • Page 64: Featured Pre-Installed Apps

    You can shuffle and play all music files randomly or flip to select an album for your listening pleasure. To launch Play Music, tap on the Home Screen then tap Play Music Search for a music file Settings for Play Music Tap to view music files by genres, artists, albums, and songs ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 65 Your ASUS Tablet supports the following audio and video codecs: AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1(AAC+), HE- AACv2(enhanced AAC+), AMR-NB, AMR-WB, Audio codec MP3, FLAC, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, Vorbis, WAV a-law/ Decoder mu-law, WAV linear PCM, WMA 10, WMA Lossless, WMA Pro LBR Video codec H.263, H.264, MPEG-4, VC-1/WMV, VP8...
  • Page 66: Camera

    Camera The camera app allows you to take pictures and record videos using your ASUS Tablet. To launch the Camera app, tap on the Home Screen. Camera NOTE: The taken pictures and recorded videos can be viewed using the Gallery app.
  • Page 67: Recording Videos

    From the camera screen, tap to start recording videos. Slide to zoom in/zoom out Tap to stop recording Tap to preview recent pictures/videos While recording is in progress, you can also use the zooming slider to zoom in or zoom out the video. K00Z...
  • Page 68 Tap to adjust the video settings Below are the settings of your ASUS Tablet’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 69 Applying camera effects To apply 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 K00Z...
  • Page 70: Gallery

    View images and play videos on your ASUS Tablet using the Gallery app. This app also allows you to edit, share, or delete image and video files stored in your ASUS Tablet. From Gallery, you can display images in a slideshow or tap to view the selected image or video file.
  • Page 71: Sharing And Deleting Albums

    To share the album, tap and hold the album until a tool bar appears on top of the screen. You can upload or share the selected albums online or delete them from your ASUS Tablet. Tool bar Tap to share the selected album through...
  • Page 72: Sharing Images

    Sharing images To share the image: 1. From Gallery screen, open the album containing the image that you want to share. 2. Tap to select then tap and select from the list of sharing apps. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 73 To share multiple images: 1. From Gallery screen, open the album containing the images that you want to share. 2. Tap and hold one image then tap the other images. 3. Tap then select from the list of sharing apps. K00Z...
  • Page 74: Editing An Image

    1. From Gallery screen, open the album containing the image that you want to edit. 2. Tap the image to open then tap 3. Tap the editing tools to start editing. Rotate Redo Returns to previous screen Save Undo Crop Editing tools ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 75: Deleting Images

    3. Tap OK. To delete multiple images: 1. From the Gallery screen, open the album containing the images that you want to delete. 2. Tap and hold one image then tap the other images. then tap OK. 3. Tap K00Z...
  • Page 76: Email

    Email The Email app allows you to add POP3, IMAP, and Exchange accounts so you can receive, create, and browse e-mails right from your ASUS Tablet. IMPORTANT! You must be connected to the Internet so you can add an e-mail account or send and receive e-mails from added accounts.
  • Page 77 Next to log into your inbox. Adding e-mail accounts To add e-mail accounts: 1. Tap to display the All apps screen. 2. Tap then login using your account. Email > Settings then tap 3. Tap to add an e-mail account. K00Z...
  • Page 78: Gmail

    Using the Gmail app, you can create a new Gmail account or synchronize your existing Gmail account so you can send, receive, and browse e-mails right from your ASUS Tablet. Enabling this app allows you to access other Google apps that may require a Google account, such as Play Store.
  • Page 79: Play Store

    3. After signing in, you can start downloading apps from Play Store and install them in your ASUS Tablet. NOTE: Some apps are free and some might charge you through a credit card.
  • Page 80: Maps

    All apps screen, then tap Maps 2. Use the search bar on top of the screen to customize your search. Portrait view Search bar Tap this icon to show other settings Tap to view more information ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 81: Supernote

    SuperNote is an easy-to-use app that lets you take notes, doodle, capture and insert photos, and record sounds and videos for a more interactive experience. You can also share your notebooks via your ASUS WebStorage account. To launch SuperNote, tap on the Home Screen.
  • Page 82 Creating a new notebook To create a new notebook: 1. Tap Add a new Notebook. 2. Name the file and select Pad or Phone for page size. 3. Select a template. The new note page appears instantly. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 83 Save the page Add a page Return to previous screen Settings Tool bar Previous page Page size and number Mode settings Next page NOTE: The mode settings and notebook tool bar change when you tap mode, mode, or mode. K00Z...
  • Page 84: Customizing Your Notebook

    • For mode, tap on the notebook tool bar then tap for penmanship guidelines when necessary. • For mode, tap to select text color and weight. • For mode, tap to select brush stroke, color, opacity, and weight. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 85 To enable the read-only mode, tap Tap to enable Edit mode Renaming your notebook To rename your notebook: 1. In the SuperNote main screen, tap and hold the notebook file then tap Rename. 2. Key in the the filename then tap OK. K00Z...
  • Page 86 Show • To view the hidden notebooks on the main screen, tap locked notebook. Deleting your notebook To delete your notebook: 1. In the SuperNote main screen, tap and hold the notebook file then tap Delete. 2. Tap Delete to confirm deletion of the notebook. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 87: Audiowizard

    AudioWizard AudioWizard allows you to customize the sound modes of your ASUS Tablet 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 88: App Lock

    Using App Lock To use App Lock: 1. On the Home Screen, tap then tap App Lock 2. Tap Start, set up your password then tap OK. 3. Tap OK to proceed to the App Lock screen. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 89 Move the slider to the right to enable the App Lock and activate the app list. Tap this to configure the settings of App Lock. 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 Lock prompts you to key in your password every time you launch a locked app. K00Z...
  • Page 90: Using File Protection

    1. Tap File Protection then tap to open File Manager app. 2. Tap to select the files that you want to protect, then tap . The files that you want to protect appear on the File Protection screen. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 91: Widgets

    Widgets Widgets are mini apps that allow you to conveniently access useful and fun applications on your ASUS Tablet’s Home Screen. on the Home Screen then tap WIDGETS. To view widgets, tap Displaying a widget on the Home Screen From the Widgets screen, swipe your finger to the left or to the right to select a widget.
  • Page 92: Asus Battery

    ASUS Battery ASUS Battery is a special widget designed to show the battery status of your ASUS Tablet and its connected accessories by percentage and color. on the Home Screen then tap WIDGETS. To view ASUS Battery widget, tap Displaying the ASUS Battery widget on the Home Screen From the Widgets screen, swipe your finger to the left or to the right to look for ASUS Battery widget.
  • Page 93: Appendices

    Appendices Appendices K00Z...
  • Page 94: Prevention Of Hearing Loss

    EN 50332-1:2000 and/or EN50332-2:2003 standard required by French Article L.5232-1. 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. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 95: Ce Mark Warning

    European Standard EN 50566 and EN 62209-2. SAR is measured with the device directly contacted to the body while transmitting at the highest certified output power level in all frequency bands of the mobile device. K00Z...
  • Page 96: Power Safety Requirement

    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/. ASUS Tablet E-Manual...
  • Page 97: Proper Disposal

    Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. DO NOT throw the ASUS Tablet in fire. DO NOT short circuit the contacts. DO NOT disassemble the ASUS Tablet. Model name: K00Z (ME175CG) Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
  • Page 98 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 :...
  • Page 99 K00Z...
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