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Dell Venue 7/8
User's Manual
Marketing model: Venue 7 3740, Venue 7 3740 HSPA+,
Venue 8 3840, Venue 8 3840 HSPA+
Regulatory model: T01C/T02D
Regulatory type:
T01C003, T01C004/T02D003, T02D004

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  • Page 1 Dell Venue 7/8 User's Manual Marketing model: Venue 7 3740, Venue 7 3740 HSPA+, Venue 8 3840, Venue 8 3840 HSPA+ Regulatory model: T01C/T02D Regulatory type: T01C003, T01C004/T02D003, T02D004...
  • Page 2 This product is protected by U.S. and international copyright and intellectual property laws. Dell™ and the Dell logo are trademarks of Dell Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Features................5 Charging the Battery............7 Inserting the MicroSD Card and Micro-SIM Card (optional)..........8 Getting Started..............9 Turning on/off the tablet...............9 ............Finishing Android setup ............Customizing the screen Locking and unlocking your tablet..........11 Touch tips..................11 Status bar..................12 Screen orientation.................12 Keys and functions................13 Apps and widgets................13 Using Your Tablet............14 Contacts...................14...
  • Page 4 Using the airplane mode............18 Browsing the Internet..............18 Email....................19 Cusmonizing Your Tablet........20 Display settings.................20 Sound settings................21 Date, time, and time zone............21 Protecting Your Tablet..........21 Screen-unlock pattern............21 PIN....................22 Password..................22 Protecting your SIM card with the SIM lock password (LTE/HSPA+ models only).............23 Apps................24 Camera..................24 Copy files to and from the tablet..........24 Bluetooth..................25...
  • Page 5: Features

    Volume buttons • Press to increase or decrease the volume by one level. • Press and hold to continuously increase or decrease the volume. Service Tag label Provide the Service Tag when contacting Dell for support. Speaker Outputs sound. MicroSD-card slot Insert a microSD card to expand the storage on your tablet.
  • Page 6 Front camera Use to make video calls or to capture front photos and videos. Service Tag label Provide the Service Tag when contacting Dell for support. Speaker Outputs sound. MicroSD-card slot Insert a microSD card to expand the storage on your tablet.
  • Page 7: Charging The Battery

    An animated icon appears on the screen while the battery is being charged. When the battery is fully charged, the icon is static. Venue 7 Venue 8 NOTE: When disconnecting the tablet from the adapter, disconnect the power adapter from the power outlet and then disconnect the cable from your tablet.
  • Page 8: Inserting The Microsd Card And Micro-Sim Card (Optional)

    Inserting the MicroSD Card and Micro-SIM Card (optional) Venue 7 Open the card-slot door Insert the cards into the respective slots and push the cards in until they click in place Close the card-slot door Venue 8 Open the card-slot door...
  • Page 9: Getting Started

    Getting Started Turning on/off the tablet To turn on your tablet, press and hold the power button for 3~5 seconds. To turn off your tablet, press the power button to open the options menu, and then select Power off→ OK. Finishing Android setup After you turn on your tablet for the first time, follow the prompts on the screen to finish Android setup.
  • Page 10: Customizing The Screen

    Customizing the screen After finishing Android setup, follow the instructions on the screen to customize the home screen. Getting Started ...
  • Page 11: Locking And Unlocking Your Tablet

    Locking and unlocking your tablet Press the power button to turn off the screen and lock your tablet. You can also configure your tablet to automatically lock after a certain period of inactivity. → Settings→ Display→ Sleep to set the time after which you want the tablet to enter sleep state and lock itself.
  • Page 12: Status Bar

    Status bar The status bar at the top of the screen displays notifications from apps, time, status of various devices such as battery, SIM card, Bluetooth, and so on. 1. Notification panel displays notification icons to inform you of new emails, messages, and so on.
  • Page 13: Keys And Functions

    Keys and functions 1. Back • Tap to return to the previous screen or to exit the current app. • In text input mode, tap to close the on-screen keyboard. 2. Home • Tap to return to the main screen. •...
  • Page 14: Using Your Tablet

    Using Your Tablet Contacts → People. To view and manage your contacts, tap Creating a contact → People→ Create a new contact. 1. Tap 2. Sign in to an existing Google account or create a new Google account to back up your contacts online.
  • Page 15: Text Entry

    Text entry You can type text using the on-screen keyboard. To open the on-screen keyboard, tap a text box. To close the keyboard, tap the back key 1. • Tap to type letters. • Tap and hold to type numbers. 2.
  • Page 16 Un-mounting the SD card Settings Storage. 1. Tap → → 2. Tap Unmount → OK to remove the SD card. CAUTION: It is recommended that you unmount the SD card before removing it. Removing the SD card while it is in use may cause data loss or result in app errors. Erasing all data from your tablet CAUTION: Performing these steps erases all data, including your personal information and downloaded apps from your tablet.
  • Page 17: Internet

    Internet You can connect your tablet to Wi-Fi networks to access the Internet. If you purchase a LTE/HSPA+ model, you can also connect to the Internet using various mobile broadband standards such as GPRS, EDGE, 3G, LTE, HSPA+, and so on. Connecting to the Internet using Wi-Fi NOTE: The range and quality of the Wi-Fi signal is affected by the distance between the tablet and the wireless router, the number of connected devices,...
  • Page 18: Connecting To The Internet Using Mobile Broadband

    Connecting to the Internet using mobile broadband → Settings→ Wi-Fi, then touch Wi-Fi to disable it. 1. Tap 2. The tablet automatically searches for the signal and connects to the network. When the tablet is connected to a mobile-broadband network, the network type appears in the status bar NOTE: On LTE/HSPA+ models, if both Wi-Fi and mobile broadband networks are available, the tablet gives priority to Wi-Fi connection.
  • Page 19: Email

    Email You can create POP3, IMAP, and exchange email accounts from web-based email services on your tablet. Opening the email app → Email Setting up an email account 1. On the email screen, type the email address and password of the email account (the same as the account on your computer).
  • Page 20: Cusmonizing Your Tablet

    Creating and sending emails → Email. 1. Tap 2. Select an email account to use, if you have more than one account on your tablet. 3. Tap to compose a new mail. 4. Type the recipient’s email address in the To field. If you are sending the email to multiple recipients, separate their email addresses with a comma.
  • Page 21: Sound Settings

    Sound settings To change the sound and ringtone settings: → Settings→ Sound and then select the desired item under Sound settings. Volumes Adjust the volume for music, videos, games, notification, and alarms. Default notification sound Select a default ringtone for notifications. Touch sounds Configure whether a sound is played every time you touch the screen.
  • Page 22: Pin

    3. Tap Continue. 4. Draw the pattern again and then tap Confirm. Disabling or changing the screen unlock pattern → Settings→ Security→ Screen lock→ Pattern. 1. Tap 2. Draw your existing pattern. 3. Select None to disable screen unlock security or select Pattern to draw a new unlock pattern.
  • Page 23: Protecting Your Sim Card With The Sim Lock Password (Lte/Hspa+ Models Only)

    4. Type the password again to confirm. 5. Tap OK. Disabling or changing the password → Settings→ Security→ Screen lock→ Password. 1. Tap 2. Type the password you have enabled. 3. Select None to disable the password or select Password to change password. Protecting your SIM card with the SIM lock password (LTE/HSPA+ models only) You can protect your SIM card against unauthorized use with a PIN.
  • Page 24: Apps

    Apps Camera Your tablet has a camera with auto-focus feature that allows you to capture and share high-quality pictures and videos. Using the camera app → Camera to open the app. 1. Viewfinder screen. 2. Tap to open or close the camera setting options. and then tap to switch between front and rear camera.
  • Page 25: Bluetooth

    4. Open My Computer on your computer to locate the removable drive, which represents the SD card installed in your tablet and the internal device storage. 5. Copy the desired files such as music or pictures from your tablet to the computer, or vice versa.
  • Page 26: Gallery

    Ending a Bluetooth connection → Disconnect to end the Bluetooth On the Bluetooth connection page, tap connection. NOTE: If you are ending a Bluetooth connection from a headset or keypad, a pop-up sceen will alert you. Tap OK to continue to end the Bluetooth connection. Terminating a pairing partnership →...
  • Page 27: Calendar

    → Delete. • To delete the selected pictures or videos, tap • To set a picture as the wallpaper, tap and hold the picture until the options appear → Set picture as → Wallpaper. and then select • To set a picture as the contact photo, tap and hold the picture until the options →...
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Security Problems Possible causes Possible solutions The SIM card's PIN code You have entered an incorrect Contact your service is blocked. PIN code three consecutive provider to get the PUK times. code. System problems Battery does not charge. The battery or battery charger is Contact the sales damaged.
  • Page 29: Internet Problems

    Unable to send or The Internet connection or Check your network receive email. the email setting is not connection, and configured properly. confirm with your email service provider if your email setting has been configured correctly. Internet problems Unable to connect to Invalid SIM card.
  • Page 30: Specifications

    Specifications Venue 7 Marketing model Venue 7 3740, Venue 7 HSPA+ Regulatory model T01C Regulatory type T01C003, T01C004 Temperature range 0°C - 40°C (30°F -104°F) Battery 4550 mAh Weight 295 g (0.65 lb) Dimensions: Height 193 mm (7.60 inches) Width 118.20 mm (4.65 inches)
  • Page 31 Venue 8 Marketing model Venue 8 3840, Venue 8 HSPA+ Regulatory model T02D Regulatory type T02D003, T02D004 Temperature range 0°C - 40°C (30°F -104°F) Battery 4550 mAh Weight: 355 g (0.78 lb) Wi-Fi 340 g (0.75 lb) Dimensions: Height 216.22 mm (8.51 inches) Width 130 mm (5.12 inches) Depth...
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