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Acer Stream (S110)
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  • Page 1 Acer Stream (S110) User Guide...
  • Page 2 © 2010 All Rights Reserved Acer Stream (S110) User Guide First issue: 09/2010 Acer Stream (S110) Smartphone Model number: __________________________________ Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________...
  • Page 3: End User Licence Agreement

    Sublicense or otherwise make the Software available to third parties, except that you may, after prior written notification to Acer, transfer the Software as a whole to a third party so long as you do not retain any copies of the Software and such third party accepts the terms of this Agreement.
  • Page 4: Privacy Policy

    Furthermore, you may not use the Third Party Software in any manner that could interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Third Party Services, or the services and products of Acer's licensors' or suppliers' third party licensors.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents End User Licence Agreement Features and functions ......... . . 7 Product registration .
  • Page 6 Using the Camera Camera icons and indicators ........36 Taking a photo .
  • Page 7: Features And Functions

    When using your product for the first time, it is recommended that you immediately register it. This will give you access to some useful benefits, such • Faster service from our trained representatives. • Membership in the Acer community: receive promotions and participate in customer surveys. • The latest news from Acer.
  • Page 8: Unpacking Your Smartphone

    Your new smartphone comes packed in a protective box. Carefully unpack the box and remove the contents. If any of the following items is missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately: • Acer Stream (S110) Smartphone • Battery • Quick Guide •...
  • Page 9 Item Description Home button and indicator Return to the Home screen. Indicator displays incoming call, missed call, unread mail, other messages and battery charge status. Prev/RWD button Skip to previous or rewind media file. Microphone Internal microphone. Play/Pause button Play or pause a media file. Next/FFWD button Skip to next or fast forward media file.
  • Page 10: Installing A Sim Or Microsd Card

    Installing a SIM or microSD Card To take full advantage of your smartphone’s telephony capabilities, you must install a SIM card. The SIM card holder is located in the battery bay. Additionally, you may wish to increase your smartphone’s storage by inserting a microSD Card into the slot provided.
  • Page 11: Charging The Battery

    Align the tabs on the side of the battery cover into the slots in the phone. Gently slide the cover until the clips click in place. CAUTION: RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS. Charging the battery For initial use, you need to charge your smartphone for eight hours.
  • Page 12: Using Your Smartphone

    Chapter 2: Using your Smartphone Activating a new SIM card If you are using your SIM card for the first time, it may require activation. Contact your network operator for details on how to do this. Entering your PIN When you install a SIM card for the first time, you may need to enter a PIN using the onscreen number pad.
  • Page 13: Using The Touchscreen

    Waking your smartphone If the screen is off and the smartphone does not react to any taps on the screen, then it has been locked and is in sleep mode. To wake your smartphone, press the power button or home button. Your smartphone will display the widgets screen.
  • Page 14: Predictive Text

    Predictive text Both XT9 Text Input and Android keyboard provide a keyboard with predictive text. As you tap the letters of the word, a selection of words are displayed above the keyboard that would continue the sequence of letters tapped, or are a close match allowing for errors.
  • Page 15: Android Keyboard

    Android keyboard The standard Android keyboard has various features that assist you to enter correct text. Tap the ?123 button to see numbers and special characters, and then tap the Alt key to see even more. Tap and hold a key to select alternative characters, such as letters with accents.
  • Page 16: The Widget Screen

    The widget screen When you start your smartphone, or wake it from power saving, it will display the Widget screen. This screen protects your smartphone from accidental access and gives you quick access to information and simple controls with widgets. These display information such as the time or weather, or provide additional controls.
  • Page 17: The Home Screen

    The home screen When you unlock your smartphone it will display the home screen. This screen gives you quick, icon-based access to many of the frequently-used features of your smartphone. The Home screen already features some useful icons, application history and media panel.
  • Page 18 Tip: To prolong battery life, it is better to close an application when you’ve finished using it. Do this by either pressing the Menu button and selecting Exit (if available). The application menu The application menu displays groups of applications in a series of pages.
  • Page 19: Personalizing The Screen

    Icon Description New/unread message. Incoming call or active call. Missed call. Wi-Fi signal strength. Bluetooth enabled. Vibrate mode enabled. Cellular signal strength. Airplane mode: Wireless signals disconnected. Disable airplane mode before trying to make a call. 3G connected: You may make a call. 2G connected: You may make a call.
  • Page 20: Shortcuts And Folders

    Shortcuts and Folders You can add shortcuts and folders to a free space in the application dock or menu, for example, to display contacts or shortcuts to specific tasks or settings. Pre-defined Shortcuts are available or you can add a Folder.
  • Page 21: Changing The Wallpaper

    Drag it to the trash icon to remove it from the screen. Acer Widget Settings From the widget overlay screen, tap the menu button and select Acer Widget Settings to see settings for Acer-designed widgets. Changing the wallpaper On the home screen, simply tap and hold the current wallpaper.
  • Page 22: Managing Contacts

    Chapter 3: Managing contacts Managing your contacts Your smartphone features an address book that allows you to save contacts to the internal memory, SIM card or Google. Tap Contacts from the application dock or the Contacts tab from the Phone to view your contacts. If you don’t have any contacts stored on your phone, you can sync your Google account contacts, add a new contact or import any SIM contacts.
  • Page 23: Editing A Contact

    Tip: Set the phone number to match the type of network as this can determine some functions. I.e. certain applications only recognise ‘Mobile’ numbers as they require a mobile network. Tip: You may also create a contact from an already dialed or received number, see “Saving a dialed number to contacts“...
  • Page 24: Making Calls

    Chapter 4: Making Calls This chapter shows you how to make phone calls, and the various options available to you during your call. Before making a call Check that the phone function is on before you make a call. You can confirm the phone status from the icon on the right-hand side of the Notification area.
  • Page 25: The Voice Call Screen

    number, you may enter the contact name using the predictive text letters (2 for ‘a’, ‘b’ or ‘c’; 3 or ‘d’, ‘e’ or ‘f’; etc.). If the letter combinations match a contact name, it will be displayed. If the contact you need is displayed, simply tap the contact name to make a call. Dialing a number from Call Log Your call history can be viewed by tapping the Call Log tab.
  • Page 26: Voice Call Options

    Answering or declining a call When you have an incoming call, the number will be shown on the screen. To accept or decline the call, tap the appropriate button. If you are answering a call from a locked state, slide the bar to answer the call. To reject a call from a locked state, press the power button.
  • Page 27: Conference Calls

    Conference calls If you have one call on hold and another online, you can combine both calls to create a conference call. After the first call is established, tap to add a second call. When both calls are connected, tap to start the conference call.
  • Page 28: Creating A New Message

    Chapter 5: Messaging This chapter shows you how to set up and use the SMS and MMS functions of your smartphone. All SMS and MMS messages are accessed via Messaging. Messaging automatically arranges received and sent messages into threads. To access Messaging tap Messaging on the Home screen. Creating a new message You can use your phone to compose SMS or MMS messages.
  • Page 29: Mms Messages

    Tap Messaging on the Home screen to view the message list or expand the Notification area to see a summary of the message. Tap the summary to open the message list. To reply to an SMS or MMS message, open the message from the message list. Enter your text in the text box labeled Type to compose.
  • Page 30: Receiving Mms Messages

    Receiving MMS messages When a new MMS message arrives, a message icon appears on the notification bar and a notification message is displayed. 1. Open Messaging to view a summary of the message. 2. Tap Download to download the message content. Note: Downloads can take a long time, depending on your connection quality.
  • Page 31: Going Online

    Chapter 6: Going online Browsing the Internet In order to browse the Internet with your smartphone, you must be connected to a data or wireless network. Using the browser Tap Browser on the Home screen to start browsing. To open a new website, tap the address box at the top of the page.
  • Page 32: Setting Up Your Google Email

    Voice Search You can search the Internet using your voice. Open Voice Search from the application menu, or press and hold the Search button. State your query when you see the “Speak now” prompt. Note: Voice search is available only in English and in certain regions. Setting up your Google email 1.
  • Page 33: Setting Up Email

    Your smartphone has a variety of applications installed on it from the factory. Note: Applications installed may vary according to your region. These applications may include: • Acer Sync: Sync your data between your computer and the Google servers. • Facebook: View your Facebook profile and keep up-to-date with your friends.
  • Page 34: Android Market

    Android market Note: The Android Market may not be available in all countries and regions. Note: You need to have a Google account set up and active on your phone before you can use the Android Market. Tap Market from the applications menu to open the Android Market.
  • Page 35 • An avatar that represents the "virtual" you; and • A single connection for all your Web favorites. To start urFooz, open the application menu and tap urFooz. Additional tools on the urFooz Internet site let you edit and manage your Fooz avatar(s), create new avatars and share them on Facebook, MySpace, blogs and more.
  • Page 36: Using The Camera

    Chapter 7: Using the Camera Your smartphone features a 5-megapixel digital camera mounted on the rear. This section will take you through all the steps in taking photos and videos with your smartphone. Note: You need to have a microSD Card inserted into the microSD slot before using the camera.
  • Page 37: Taking A Photo

    • Contrast • Effect • Review Duration • ISO • Auto Exposure • Store location • JPEG Quality • Anti Banding • Reset to Default Taking a photo 1. Ensure you have adjusted the parameters described above. 2. Frame your subject and steady your smartphone. 3.
  • Page 38: Supported Formats

    Supported formats Type Formats Image JPEG Video MPEG-4, H.263 Viewing photos and videos After you have taken your photo or video, it is automatically saved. Once you have taken a photo or video, you can view it in Gallery by tapping the thumbnail icon in the left side of the screen.
  • Page 39: Advanced Settings

    Chapter 8: Advanced Settings Putting your smartphone in Airplane mode You can enter Airplane mode (also known as flight mode) to turn off telephone and Bluetooth functions and use your smartphone as a handheld device during a flight. Check with your airline to make sure this is permitted onboard. Switch your smartphone off during takeoff and landing as it may interfere with aircraft electronic systems.
  • Page 40: Adjusting Connection Settings

    Adjusting connection settings This section will show you how to adjust detailed settings for your phone, data, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections. Item Description Airplane mode Disable all wireless connections so you can safely use this device onboard an aircraft. Wi-Fi Turn the Wi-Fi function on or off.
  • Page 41: Phone Settings

    Tip: When you are traveling, manually selecting a network may help to reduce your roaming charges. Check with your home service provider for the network offering the most competitive rates at your destination. 1. Open the Applications menu and tap Settings > Wireless & networks > Mobile networks >...
  • Page 42: Connecting To A Pc

    Connecting to a PC If you wish to transfer information between the microSD Card in your phone and your computer, you can connect your phone to a PC using the supplied USB cable. Plug the USB sync cable into the micro USB connector on your smartphone.
  • Page 43: Multimedia Playback

    • Setting your favorite stations • Recording • Listening to recordings • Frequency settings • Radio themes Multimedia playback Your smartphone comes supplied with a variety of programs that you can use to enjoy multimedia content. nemoPlayer Open nemoPlayer from the applications menu to play media you have stored on your phone.
  • Page 44 Browsing genres To browse the Gallery by genre, tap the Genres button on the bottom left corner of the screen. You will see a new screen with a list of different genres. Tap on the genre you wish to view. Sort To sort through Spinlets by Name, Ratings, or Newest content, select the Sort button at the bottom of the...
  • Page 45: Media Server

    Media server Your phone can act as a digital media server using UPnP technology. This means that you can use it to send media content to other UPnP-enabled home entertainment devices that are connected to a home wireless network. To set up the media server, open the Applications menu and tap Media server.
  • Page 46: Resetting Your Smartphone

    Managing applications Warning! Make sure you trust the source of any program you install. If you are not sure of the source, do not install a program. Installing programs from unknown sources increases your risk of virus attacks and theft of personal and private data. You can remove programs installed on your smartphone to free up extra storage memory.
  • Page 47 Turn off your phone, then press and hold the power until you feel your smartphone vibrate and/or you see the Acer logo screen. Press and hold the Volume up and Volume down buttons. Use the Volume down button to select Clean boot: Yes.
  • Page 48: Accessories And Tips

    Chapter 9: Accessories and Tips This chapter shows you how to use accessories with your smartphone, as well as provide useful tips for when you are using your smartphone. Using the headset Your smartphone comes packaged with a headset with built-in microphone for handsfree use when making calls, and listening to the radio.
  • Page 49: Inserting A Microsd Card

    1. Open the Applications menu and tap Settings > Wireless & networks > Mobile networks > Access Point Names. 2. Press the Menu button and tap New APN. 3. Enter the APN settings. Tap an item to adjust it. 4. When you have finished press the Menu button and tap Save. Important: Some providers and countries do not allow the use of a smartphone as a modem over HSDPA.
  • Page 50: Appendix

    It is also normal for the phone to heat up during long periods of use, such as watching a video or a long phone conversation. All Acer phones are factory tested before release.
  • Page 51: Other Sources Of Help

    Other sources of help For information on: Refer to: Up-to-date information regarding your http://www.acer.com smartphone http://mobile.acer.com Service enquiries http://www.acer.com/support/ Warnings and precautions • Do not use this product near water. • Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand or table. If the product falls, it could be seriously damaged.
  • Page 52: Replacing The Battery Pack

    When the talk and standby times are noticeably shorter than normal, buy a new battery. Use only Acer approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Acer approved chargers designated for this device.
  • Page 53: Medical Devices

    is completed. Parts of the device are magnetic. Metallic materials may be attracted to the device, and persons with hearing aids should not hold the device to the ear with the hearing aid. Do not place credit cards or other magnetic storage media near the device, because information stored on them may be erased.
  • Page 54: Emergency Calls

    To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://www.acer-group.com/public/Sustainability/sustainability01.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws.
  • Page 55: Taking Care Of Your Smartphone

    Taking care of your smartphone 1. DO take care not to scratch the screen of your smartphone. Keep the screen clean. When working with your smartphone, use your finger or fingernail. Never use an actual pen or pencil or other sharp object on the screen surface. 2.
  • Page 56: Specifications

    Specifications Performance • Qualcomm QSD 8250, 1 GHz • System memory: • 512 MB of RAM • 512 MB of ROM • Google Android operating system Display • 3.7” AMOLED capacitive touchscreen • 800 x 480 resolution • 16.7M colors support Multimedia •...
  • Page 57 Expansion • microSD memory card (up to 32 GB) Battery • High density, rechargeable 1400 mAh Lithium-ion battery (replaceable) Note: Length of battery operation will depend on power consumption which is based on system resource use. For example, constantly using the backlight or using power- demanding applications will shorten battery life between charges.
  • Page 58: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory information Compliant with Russian regulatory certification RoHS compliance This product is in compliance with Directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003, on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) and its amendments. LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques.
  • Page 59 Wireless operation channels for different domains N. America 2.412-2.462 GHz Ch01 through Ch11 Japan 2.412-2.484 GHz Ch01 through Ch14 Europe ETSI 2.412-2.472 GHz Ch01 through Ch13 France: Restricted wireless frequency bands Some areas of France have a restricted frequency band. The worst case maximum authorized power indoors is: •...
  • Page 60: Fcc Regulations

    List of National Codes This equipment may be operated in the following countries: Country ISO 3166 Country ISO 3166 2 letter code 2 letter code Austria Malta Belgium Netherlands Cyprus Poland Czech Republic Portugal Denmark Slovakia Estonia Slovenia Finland Spain France Sweden Germany...
  • Page 61 This phone is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission of the U.S. Government. The exposure standard for wireless mobile phones employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR.
  • Page 62 M-Ratings: Phones rated M3 or M4 meet FCC requirements and are likely to generate less interference with hearing devices than phones that are not labeled. M4 is the better/ higher of the two ratings. T-Ratings: Phones rated T3 or T4 meet FCC requirements and are likely to be more usable with a hearing device's telecoil ("T Switch"...
  • Page 63 reach the network. In general the following applies: The closer you are to a base station, the lower the transmission output of your mobile telephone. The tested SAR of this device is as follows: Head (W/kg 10g) Body (W/kg 10g) Head (W/kg 10g) Body (W/kg 10g) 0.76...
  • Page 64 Declaration of Conformity Declare under sole responsibility that the product: We, Acer Incorporated, Model: Acer Stream (S110) Smartphone of 8F., No. 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd. Hsichih Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan Description: Smart Handheld Declare under sole responsibility that the product:...
  • Page 65 applications dock ........17 help sources ..........51 battery charging .........11 LED indicators ...........9 information ........57 Bluetooth MMS messages ........29 connections ........41 headset ...........48 onscreen keyboard .........13 call log ............25 performance ...........56 calls phone answering ........26 connections ........40 ending a call ........26 settings ...........41 voice call options ......26 camera...

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