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Nokia Lumia 2520
Issue 1.0 EN



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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User Guide Nokia Lumia 2520 Issue 1.0 EN...
  • Page 2 Psst... This guide isn't all there is... Check out the videos at For info on Nokia Service terms and Privacy policy, go to © 2013–2014 Microsoft Mobile. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Insert the SIM and memory card Close all network connections Charge your tablet Entertainment First start-up Watch & Listen Lock the keys and screen Get started with the Nokia MixRadio app Antenna locations Store Basics Games Get to know your tablet Office...
  • Page 4: Safety

    QUALIFIED SERVICE Only qualified personnel may install or repair this product. BATTERIES, CHARGERS, AND OTHER ACCESSORIES Use only batteries, chargers, and other accessories approved by Nokia for use with this device. Do not connect incompatible products. KEEP YOUR DEVICE DRY Your device is not water-resistant.
  • Page 5: Get Started

    Get started Get to grips with the basics, and have your tablet up and running in no time. Keys and parts Explore the keys and parts of your new tablet. SIM door key Memory card and micro-SIM holder LED indicator light for front camera Front camera Power/Lock key Volume keys...
  • Page 6: Insert The Sim And Memory Card

    Insert the SIM and memory card Your tablet uses a micro-SIM card, also known as a mini-UICC card. Important: Your device uses a mini-UICC SIM card, also known as a micro-SIM card. Use of incompatible SIM cards, or use of SIM card adapters, may damage the card or the device, and may corrupt data stored on the card.
  • Page 7: Charge Your Tablet

    Charge your tablet Learn how to charge your tablet. Charge your tablet Your battery has been partially charged at the factory, but you may need to recharge it before you can switch your tablet on for the first time. Make sure you use a compatible charger to charge your tablet. 1.
  • Page 8: First Start-Up

    Battery Take good care of your battery, it's the life force of your tablet. Your tablet has an internal, non-removable, rechargeable battery. Use only Nokia approved chargers designated for this tablet. Authorised retail points may also offer a battery replacement service.
  • Page 9 Switch the tablet off Swipe in from the right of the screen, and tap Settings > > Shut down. Set up your tablet Make your tablet your own right from the start. 1. Switch your tablet on. 2. To set up and name your tablet, follow the instructions shown on the screen. 3.
  • Page 10 Tip: You can create several Microsoft accounts, for different family members, for example. When creating an account, tap Add a child's account to create an account for your child, with added features such as Family Safety and reports about your child's PC activities. To change users, tap the username in the top right corner of the screen.
  • Page 11: Lock The Keys And Screen

    The volume keys control all sounds, including the volume of alarms and reminders. Lock the keys and screen Want to avoid accidental key presses when not using the tablet? Press the power key. You can use the volume keys even when the screen is locked. Unlock the keys and screen Press the power key, and drag the lock screen up.
  • Page 12: Antenna Locations

    Lock the screen rotation Swipe in from the right of the screen, and tap Settings > Screen > Unlock the screen rotation Swipe in from the right of the screen, and tap Settings > Screen > Antenna locations Learn where the antennas are located on your tablet to get the best possible performance. The antenna areas are highlighted.
  • Page 13: Basics

    Basics Learn how to get the most out of your new tablet. Get to know your tablet With your tablet, you can easily keep up with what's going on and always have your favourite stuff conveniently pinned to the start screen. Arrange your most frequently used apps on the start screen (1).
  • Page 14 Drag an item On the start screen, tap and hold an item, and slide your finger across the screen. Swipe Place your finger on the screen, and slide it in the desired direction. Example: To quickly scroll through a long list or menu, slide your finger quickly in a flicking motion up or down the screen, and lift your finger.
  • Page 15 You may not be able to zoom in or out in all apps. Rotate an item Place 2 or more fingers on the item, and rotate it. You may not be able to rotate all items. Tip: You can also rotate the whole screen. Simply turn the tablet 90 degrees. Important: Avoid scratching the touch screen.
  • Page 16 • To search your tablet or the web, tap Search. • To share stuff, tap Share. • To go to the start screen, tap Start. To switch between the start screen and your previous screen, tap Start again. You can also press the Windows button. •...
  • Page 17 2. To switch to an app, simply tap the app. Close an app Slide your finger down from the top of the screen all the way to the bottom of the screen. Split the screen Ever feel like doing 2 things at the same time? Split the screen to multitask efficiently. 1.
  • Page 18 Use the screen reader Tap Narrator, and switch Narrator to On To hear the names of the items on the screen, move your finger on the screen. To open an item, double-tap the item. To switch the screen reader off, press and the volume up key at the same time.
  • Page 19: Personalise Your Tablet

    Personalise your tablet Learn how to rearrange the start screen to suit your needs, and how to change themes and tones to suit your mood. Personalise the start screen Always have your favourite apps but a tap away. You can pin apps, contacts, and websites to the start screen, and group tiles as you like.
  • Page 20 Tip: Changed your mind? To clear the selection, tap the app again. Unpin a tile On the start screen, tap and hold a tile, and tap Unpinning a tile removes it from the start screen, but it doesn't, for example, uninstall the app or remove the website from your favourites.
  • Page 21: Take A Screenshot

    Swipe in from the right of the screen, and tap Settings > Change PC settings > Time and language > Region and language > Add a language. Take a screenshot Save the things on your screen by taking a screenshot. Press the volume down key and the start key at the same time.
  • Page 22: Save On Data Costs

    Lower the screen brightness In the apps menu, tap Control Panel > Hardware and Sound. Under Power Options, tap Adjust screen brightness > Change plan settings, and select the level you want. To save the changes, tap Save changes. Use network connections selectively •...
  • Page 23: Write Text

    Swipe in from the right of the screen, and tap Settings > 1. Switch Wi-Fi to On 2. Select the connection you want to use. Close the connection Switch Wi-Fi to Off Close the mobile broadband connection Close your mobile broadband connection while, for example, travelling abroad, and you can save on data costs.
  • Page 24 Right arrow key Writing language key Shift key Enter key Backspace key The keyboard layout can vary in different apps and languages. The example shows the English keyboard. Switch between upper and lower case characters Tap the shift key. To switch caps lock mode on, double-tap the key. To return to normal mode, tap the shift key again.
  • Page 25: Search Your Tablet

    When you start writing a word, your tablet suggests possible words. When the word you want is shown in the suggestion box, tap the word. Correct a word If you notice that you've misspelled a word, tap and hold it to see suggestions for correcting the word. Add a new word to the dictionary If the word you want isn't in the dictionary, write the word, then tap and hold it, and tap Add to dictionary in the suggestion box.
  • Page 26: Nokia Account

    OneDrive folder in the file manager, such as Windows Explorer, and the files are automatically uploaded to OneDrive. Nokia account Your Nokia account is the key to Nokia services. © 2013–2014 Microsoft Mobile. All rights reserved.
  • Page 27 To create your Nokia account, open the My Nokia app. The tutorial guides you through account creation. With your Nokia account, you can, for example: • Access Nokia services with a single username and password on your computer or tablet.
  • Page 28: People & Messaging

    People & messaging Contact your friends and family, and share your files, such as photos, using your tablet. Stay tuned with the latest updates to your social networking services even when on the go. Contacts You can save and organise your friends' phone numbers, addresses, and other contact info in the People hub.
  • Page 29: Social Networks

    Social networks Want to keep in touch with your friends? Set up social networking services on your tablet. Social networking services on your tablet keep you connected. Set up an account Set up your social networking service accounts. 1. Tap People.
  • Page 30 You can open Mail directly from the start screen. Tap Mail. To send and receive mail, you must be connected to the internet. You must be signed in to your Microsoft account before you can use Mail. When you add a Microsoft account to your tablet, a mail account is added automatically.
  • Page 31 Exchange ActiveSync can be set up only if your company has a Microsoft Exchange server. In addition, your company IT administrator must have activated Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync for your account. Before starting the setup, make sure you have the following: •...
  • Page 32 3. To add a recipient from your contacts list, tap To and a contact, and tap Add. You can also write the address. 4. Write the subject and your mail. Tip: To add a smiley, tap 5. To add an attachment, tap .
  • Page 33 Read your mail later In your inbox, tap the mail. Titles of unread mails are written in bold. Save an attachment With the mail open, tap the attachment, such as a photo, to download it to your tablet. Tap the attachment and Save.
  • Page 34: Camera

    1. To switch the camera on, tap 2. To take a photo, tap Tip: Organise your photos and videos with Nokia Storyteller. Nokia Storyteller creates a story of the photos and videos based on their time and location. Take a self-portrait Swipe up from the bottom of the screen, and tap .
  • Page 35: Record A Video

    . The timer stops. The videos are saved to Camera Roll in the Photos hub. Tip: Edit your videos with Nokia Video Director, and create your own fun video shows. Photos hub The photos you've taken or videos you've recorded with your tablet are saved to the Photos hub, where you can browse and view them.
  • Page 36 Share photos and videos Want to share your photos and videos for your friends and family to see? You can do that directly from the Photos hub. 1. Tap Photos, and browse to your photos and videos. 2. Tap and drag down the photos and videos you want to share. 3.
  • Page 37 Tip: By default, the app selects the files that are not yet imported. To select other files, tap Clear selection, and tap the files you want to import. 5. Write a name for the folder, if you like, and tap Import. Edit a photo You can do quick edits, such as rotate and crop, to the photos you have taken.
  • Page 38: Maps & Navigation

    Using services or downloading content may cause the transfer of large amounts of data, which may result in data costs. Some content is generated by third parties and not Nokia. The content may be inaccurate and is subject to availability.
  • Page 39 See where you are on a map If you need to get your bearings, check where you are on a map. You can also explore different cities and countries. 1. Tap HERE Maps. shows where you are. If HERE Maps can't find your location, shows your last known location.
  • Page 40 4. Select the collection to which you want to add the place. To create a new collection, tap Tip: Have your favourite places backed up and ready to hand. If you're signed in to your Nokia account, your saved places and collections are synced automatically to your account. To sign in, swipe in from the right of the screen, and tap >...
  • Page 41: Positioning Methods

    Location info may not be available, for example, inside buildings or underground. For privacy info related to positioning methods, see the Nokia Privacy Policy. The Assisted GPS (A-GPS) network service and other similar enhancements to GPS and Glonass retrieve location info using the cellular network, and assists in calculating your current location.
  • Page 42: Internet

    Internet Learn how to create wireless connections and browse the web while keeping your data costs down. Define how your tablet connects to the web Does your network service provider charge you a fixed fee for data transfer or on a pay-as-you-use basis? Change the Wi-Fi and mobile broadband settings to reduce your data costs while roaming and at home.
  • Page 43 Internet Explorer. To browse the web, you must be connected to the internet. Browse the web It's fun and easy to browse the web with the Internet Explorer app. If you want to benefit from everything your browser has to offer, you can use the desktop version. Tip: If your network service provider doesn't charge you a fixed fee for data transfer, to save on data costs, use a Wi-Fi network to connect to the internet.
  • Page 44: Close All Network Connections

    Use the desktop version of the browser Swipe up from the bottom of the screen, and tap > View in the desktop. Open a new tab When you want to visit several websites at the same time, you can open several browser tabs and switch between them.
  • Page 45 Close the mobile broadband connection Switch Mobile broadband to Off © 2013–2014 Microsoft Mobile. All rights reserved.
  • Page 46: Entertainment

    Get started with the Nokia MixRadio app With Nokia Music, you can discover new music and listen to your old favourites. You can download the Nokia Music app for free from Store. To get the full features, you can buy a MixRadio+ subscription.
  • Page 47 This service is not available in all countries or regions. Stream mixes The easiest way to check out new artists and songs in different genres is to stream music from Nokia Music. You can stream hand-picked mixes from different artists and genres and save them on your tablet to enjoy offline.
  • Page 48: Store

    3. If asked, sign in to your Nokia account. 4. Select a payment method, and follow the instructions on the screen. Play music With My music, you can easily manage your music collection. 1. Tap Nokia Music. 2. Swipe to My music.
  • Page 49 View or browse categories Swipe left or right to browse through the categories, and tap a category title to see more items in the category. Tap an item to view its details. Search Store Tap the search field at the top right of the screen, write your search words, and tap Download an app, game, or other item Download free apps, games, or other stuff, or buy more content for your tablet.
  • Page 50: Games

    Games Want to have some fun? Keep yourself entertained by downloading and playing games on your tablet. Download games Get new games on your tablet on the go from Store. 1. Tap Store. 2. Swipe down from the top of the screen, tap Games, browse the selection, and tap the game you want.
  • Page 51: Office

    Office Keep yourself organised. Learn how to use the calendar and the Microsoft Office apps. Microsoft Office Microsoft Office for your tablet is your office away from the office. With Microsoft Office apps, you can use your tablet to create and edit Word documents and Excel workbooks, open and view PowerPoint slide shows, and create notes with OneNote.
  • Page 52 Edit a Word document Polish your documents on the road with Microsoft Word. You can edit the documents and share your work on a SharePoint site. 1. Tap Word 2013. 2. If you have created the document recently, it's listed under Recent. Tap the document. 3.
  • Page 53: Calendar

    3. If you can't find the presentation under Recent, tap Open Other Presentations and locate the file. Then tap the file and Open. 4. Edit the slides. To go to a specific slide, tap the slide in the list on the left. Tip: To add a comment to a slide, at the top of the screen, tap INSERT >...
  • Page 54: Device Management & Connectivity

    > Windows Update. 2. Tap Check now. 3. To download and install an update, tap View details > Install. After the update, go to to get your new user guide. Update your apps Store Swipe in from the right, and tap Settings >...
  • Page 55: Bluetooth

    Wi-Fi connections Your tablet periodically checks for and notifies you of available connections. The notification shows briefly at the top of the screen. To manage your Wi-Fi connections, select the notification. Swipe in from the right of the screen, and tap Settings >...
  • Page 56: Nfc

    Paired devices can connect to your tablet when Bluetooth is switched on. Other devices can detect your tablet only if the Bluetooth settings view is open. Do not pair with or accept connection requests from an unknown device. This helps to protect your tablet from harmful content.
  • Page 57 Before using NFC, make sure the screen is unlocked. Switch NFC on With NFC, you can connect to other compatible tablets, phones, and accessories just by tapping them with your tablet. 1. Swipe in from the right of the screen, and tap Settings >...
  • Page 58: Memory And Storage

    For more info, see the accessory's user guide. Read NFC tags NFC tags can contain info, such as a web address, phone number, or business card. The info you want is just a tap away. Tap a tag with the NFC area of your tablet. Memory and storage Learn how to manage your photos, apps, and other stuff on your tablet.
  • Page 59: Security

    Remove an app from your tablet You can remove installed apps that you no longer want to keep or use, to increase the amount of available memory. 1. On the start screen, swipe up from the bottom of the screen, and tap Customise. 2.
  • Page 60 Additional charges may apply, and all the personal data on your tablet may be deleted. For more info, contact Nokia Care or your tablet dealer. Tip: Numbers easier to remember and quicker to type? You can also create a 4-digit PIN code, and use that instead of the password.
  • Page 61: Access Codes

    Additional charges may apply, and all the personal data on your tablet may be deleted. For more information, contact Nokia Care or your tablet dealer. IMEI/MEID This is used to identify tablets in the network. You may also need to give the number to Nokia Care services.
  • Page 62: Troubleshooting And Support

    When you want to learn more about your tablet, or if you're unsure how your tablet should work, there are several support channels for you to check. To help you get the most out of your tablet, you can explore There you can find: •...
  • Page 63: Product And Safety Information

    Always return your used electronic products, batteries, and packaging materials to dedicated collection points. This way you help prevent uncontrolled waste disposal and promote the recycling of materials. All materials of the device can be recovered as materials and energy. Check how to recycle your Nokia products at About Digital Rights Management When using this device, obey all laws and respect local customs, privacy and legitimate rights of others, including copyrights.
  • Page 64: Battery And Charger Safety

    If you have any questions about using your wireless device with an implanted medical device, consult your health care provider. Accessibility solutions Nokia is committed to making mobile phones easy to use for all individuals, including those with disabilities. For more information, visit the Nokia website at
  • Page 65: Potentially Explosive Environments

    Using more may affect performance and operation of the device and/or computer. • If you access preinstalled bookmarks and links to third party internet sites, take the appropriate precautions. Nokia does not endorse or assume liability for such sites.
  • Page 66 The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Nokia is under license. This product is licensed under the MPEG-4 Visual Patent Portfolio License (i) for personal and noncommercial use in connection with information which has been encoded in compliance with the MPEG-4 Visual Standard by a consumer engaged in a personal and noncommercial activity and (ii) for use in connection with MPEG-4 video provided by a licensed video provider.