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Venue 8
7000 Series
User's Manual
Tablet model: Venue 7840
Regulatory model: T02E
Regulatory type: T02E001


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  • Page 1 Venue 8 7000 Series User’s Manual Tablet model: Venue 7840 Regulatory model: T02E Regulatory type: T02E001...
  • 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

    Wi‑Fi Setting ................18 Bluetooth Setting ...............19 Gestures ..................20 Screen Orientation ..............23 Android Home Screen ............. 24 Intel RealSense Snapshot ............29 Synchronizing Your Tablet ............31 Resetting Your Tablet ............... 32 Cleaning Your Tablet ..............32 Troubleshooting ............33 Contacting Dell ............36 Contents...
  • Page 4 Locating Your Service Tag and Express Service Code ..........37 Specifications ............... 38 Glossary ................40 Index ................43 Contents...
  • Page 5: Features

    Features Feature Functionality 1 Power button • Press and hold to turn the tablet on or off. • Press to turn the display on or off. • In standby mode, press and hold to open the options menu. 2 Volume button • Press to increase or decrease volume.
  • Page 6 8 Speaker Provides audio output. 9 Service Tag label Provides the Service Tag and Express Service Code needed for contacting Dell for customer service or technical support. 10 Intel RealSense Snapshot Captures pictures or records videos. Pictures taken with the Intel RealSense Snapshot can feature depth or motion effects, see “Intel RealSense Snapshot”.
  • Page 7 NOTE: The front camera supports zoom, but does not support the face tracking, continuous auto‑focus, or touch‑to‑focus feature. NOTE: The Intel RealSense Snapshot supports continuous auto‑focus, touch‑to‑focus, and zoom, but does not support the face tracking feature. NOTE: The micro‑USB/charging port supports connecting to a computer and power sharing to connected USB devices.
  • Page 8: Accessories

    Accessories Your tablet supports the following accessories: 10 W power adapter and micro-USB cable Provides power to your tablet and charges the battery. Accessories...
  • Page 9: Setting Up Your Tablet

    WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, read the safety information that shipped with your tablet. For additional best practices information, go to Charging the Tablet CAUTION: Charge the battery in an ambient temperature of 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F).
  • Page 10 NOTE: A fully discharged battery takes up to 4 hours to fully charge. NOTE: You can also trickle charge the tablet via a computer’s USB port using the micro‑USB cable. When connected to a computer, the battery charges slowly as the charge time depends on the power output of the USB port.
  • Page 11 You can check the tablet’s battery charge status from the battery icon displayed at the top of the screen: Battery icon Description Tablet is connected to a power supply and the battery is fully charged. Tablet is connected to a power supply and the battery is charging.
  • Page 12: Turning On Your Tablet

    Turning On Your Tablet When you turn on the tablet for the first time, you must finish Android setup to start using your tablet. For more information, see the Quick Start Guide that shipped with your tablet. 1 Press and hold the power button for 7 seconds to turn on your tablet.
  • Page 13: Turning Off Your Tablet

    Turning Off Your Tablet To turn off your tablet, press and hold the power button for at least 2 seconds and then touch Power off. Locking your tablet Press the power button to turn off the screen and lock your tablet. Your tablet provides several screen locks including Slide, Pattern, PIN, Password, and Face Unlock to protect your tablet against unauthorized access.
  • Page 14: Unlocking Your Tablet

    Unlocking your tablet When the screen goes dark and a screen lock is set, you must unlock your tablet to enter the Home screen. To unlock your tablet: 1 Press the power button to wake up the screen. 2 Unlock the screen lock using one of the following methods: Slide Swipe the lock icon in any direction.
  • Page 15: Inserting A Microsd Card

    Inserting a MicroSD Card 1 Insert a pin or paper clip into the pinhole on the microSD‑card tray so that the microSD‑card tray pops out. 2 Remove the microSD‑card tray. 3 Align the microSD card so that the pins are pointed toward the card slot and are facing toward the rear of the tablet.
  • Page 16: Removing The Microsd Card

    Removing the MicroSD Card CAUTION: Removing the microSD card while it is in use may cause data loss or result in application errors. Ensure all save operations to the microSD card are complete before removing the microSD card. → Settings→ Storage→ Unmount. 1 Touch 2 Confirm that you want to unmount the microSD card.
  • Page 17: Using Headphones

    Using Headphones You can connect a headset, headphones, microphone, or other audio equipment to the headset port of your tablet. WARNING: Listening to loud music for an extended period of time can lead to hearing loss. 1 Connect headphones to the headset port (3.5 mm) on the tablet. 2 Insert the earbuds in your ears, or wear the over‑ear headphones over your head, and then adjust the volume to a comfortable level.
  • Page 18: Using Your Tablet

    Using Your Tablet Wi-Fi Setting Turning on/off Wi‑Fi: → Settings. 1 Touch 2 In the Wi-Fi option, touch the Wi‑Fi slider to turn Wi‑Fi on or off. NOTE: You can also swipe down from the top‑right edge of the display to access the Wi‑Fi setting in the Quick Settings menu. Connecting to a network: 1 Turn on Wi‑Fi.
  • Page 19: Bluetooth Setting

    Bluetooth Setting Turning on/off Bluetooth: → Settings. 1 Touch 2 In the Bluetooth option, touch the Bluetooth slider to turn Bluetooth on or off. Pairing with Bluetooth‑enabled devices: 1 Turn on Bluetooth. For information on turning on Bluetooth, see “Turning on/off Bluetooth“. →...
  • Page 20: Gestures

    Gestures Your tablet has a multitouch display. You can touch the screen to operate the tablet. Finger gestures Allows you to: Touch • Select items on the screen Touch gently on the display with your including options, entries, fingertip. images, and icons. • Start apps.
  • Page 21 Finger gestures Allows you to: Drag Move items such as images, apps, 1 Touch and hold your finger on an and icons on the screen. item on the screen. 2 Keeping your finger in contact with the display, move your fingertip to the desired location.
  • Page 22 Finger gestures Allows you to: Zoom out Reduce the view of an image or Touch the display with two fingers and web page. then move the fingers closer. Rotate Rotate objects within apps. Touch the display with two or more fingers and then move the fingers in a clockwise or counter‑clockwise arc.
  • Page 23: Screen Orientation

    Screen Orientation For optimal viewing experience, the screen orientation changes automatically to portrait or landscape depending on how you hold the tablet. You can disable automatic screen rotation and lock the screen in portrait or landscape mode. NOTE: Some apps may not support automatic screen rotation and are designed to work only in one orientation.
  • Page 24: Android Home Screen

    Android Home Screen When you turn on your tablet and unlock the screen, you will enter the Android Home screen. The Home screen consists of a variety of apps, a notification menu, status icons, a Favorites tray, and a navigation bar. Using Your Tablet...
  • Page 25: Navigation Bar

    Navigation bar At the bottom of your tablet’s screen, you can find the navigation bar which features three buttons. Icon Item Description Back button Touch to return to the previous screen or exit the running application. NOTE: When the on‑screen keyboard is opened, the back button is changed to the hide button Touch to hide the on‑screen keyboard in the text input mode.
  • Page 26 To add an app to the Favorites tray: 1 Touch 2 Touch and hold the app you want to add to the Favorites tray. 3 Move the app into the position you want to place it in and release your finger. NOTE: If you want to create an app folder, move the app on top of another app on the Favorites tray and release your finger.
  • Page 27 To add a widget to the Home screen: 1 Touch 2 Touch the WIDGETS tab at the top of the menu. 3 Touch and hold the widget you want to add to the Home screen. 4 Move the widget to the area you want to place it in and release your finger.
  • Page 28: Quick Settings

    Quick Settings At the top‑right of the Home screen, you can find the status icons. Swipe down from the top‑right of the Home screen to access the Quick Settings menu. The Quick Settings menu gives you quick access to current settings for your tablet, such as Wi‑Fi setting, battery status, settings menu, and so on.
  • Page 29: Intel Realsense Snapshot

    Intel RealSense Snapshot Intel RealSense Snapshot is a depth‑capturing technology allowing you to capture high‑resolution pictures and videos with depth perception using the Camera app. You can change the color, exposure, effects, and focus settings for the photos and share with your friends using the Gallery app. Taking Intel RealSense Snapshot photos →...
  • Page 30 3 At the top‑left corner of the photo, you can find two buttons for editing Intel RealSense Snapshot photos. Icon Item Description Edit button Allows you to edit the photos by adding filters or frames, changing the dimensions or orientation, or adjusting color settings. Focus button Allows you to determine the focal point of a photo by touching a point within the photo...
  • Page 31: Synchronizing Your Tablet

    Synchronizing Your Tablet Using a Google account During the Android setup process, you can sign in with your Google account or create a new Google account. When you sign in with your existing Google account on your tablet, your settings including contacts, emails, calendar events, and data associated with your account are automatically synchronized with the tablets or computers on which you use the same Google account.
  • Page 32: Resetting Your Tablet

    Resetting Your Tablet CAUTION: Resetting your tablet erases all data from your tablet’s internal storage, including your Google account, system app data, system settings, downloaded apps, music, photos, and other user data. Ensure that you back up all the required data before you proceed. To reset your tablet: →...
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Battery problem Possible causes Possible solutions Problems 1 Check the cable, Battery does not connectors, and Dell charge power adapter to ensure proper connectivity. 2 Verify that the wall outlet is functioning by connecting another device. The tablet's Charge the battery in an...
  • Page 34: System Problem

    “Turning Off Your Tablet” unexpectedly “Turning On Your Tablet”. 2 Reset the tablet. See “Resetting Your Tablet”. 3 If the issue is unresolved, contact Dell. Go to Tablet cannot boot Contact Dell. Go to into Android Software or feature Software updates may...
  • Page 35: Network Problem

    1 Ensure Bluetooth is Unable to pair with a Bluetooth device on and follow proper Bluetooth pairing instructions. See “Bluetooth Setting”. 2 Contact Dell. Go to Touchscreen problem Problems Possible causes Possible solutions Touchscreen responds • The screen is dirty.
  • Page 36: Contacting Dell

    Contacting Dell To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues: 1 Have the Service Tag and Express Service Code information of your tablet ready. To locate the Service Tag and Express Service Code information, see “Locating Your Service Tag and Express Service Code”.
  • Page 37: Locating Your Service Tag And Express Service Code

    Reg Model :XXXX Reg Type No:XXXXXXX DELL Reg Model :XXXX NOTE: Your Service Tag and Express Service Code information can also be seen in the My Dell app, along with other system information. Locating Your Service Tag and Express Service Code...
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Specifications Dimensions and Weight Height 215.8 mm (8.50 inches) Width 124.4 mm (4.90 inches) Thickness 6.0 mm (0.24 inch) Weight 305 g +/– 5 g (0.67 lb +/– 0.01 lb) Tablet Environment Temperature range: Operating 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F) Non‑operating –40°C to 65°C (–40°F to 149°F) Relative humidity (maximum):...
  • Page 39: Power Adapter

    Display Type 8.4‑inch WXGA display with multi‑point capacitive touch Resolution (maximum) 2560 x 1600 Aspect ratio 16:10 Brightness (maximum) 300 nits Viewing angle Over 80 degrees Contrast ratio 10000:1 Color depth 24 bit/pixel Power Adapter Input voltage 100‑240 VAC Input current (maximum) 0.5 A Input frequency 50‑60 Hz...
  • Page 40: Glossary

    Glossary This section provides information about the terms used in this document that is for informational purposes only and may or may not describe features included with your tablet. A ‑ ampere—A measure of the amount of electric charge passing a point in an electric circuit.
  • Page 41 Google Now ‑ An intelligent personal assistant developed by Google that works on a tablet or smartphone that runs Android. It serves as a day planner. GRMS ‑ A unit of acceleration caused by the force of gravity. The grms value is typically used to express the overall energy of a particular random vibration event and is a statistical value used in mechanical engineering for structural design and analysis purposes.
  • Page 42 Service Tag ‑ A bar code label on your tablet that identifies your tablet when you call Dell for customer service or technical support. Shortcut ‑ An icon that provides quick access to frequently used programs, files, folders, and drives. When you place a shortcut on your Android Home screen, touch the icon to open its corresponding folder or file without having to find it first.
  • Page 43: Index

    Index Accessory Gestures Micro‑USB cable, 8 Drag, 21 Power adapter, 8 Rotate, 22 Swipe or Slide, 21 Touch, 20 Touch and Hold, 20 Zoom in, 21 Battery Zoom out, 22 Tablet battery status, 11 Tablet charge, 9 Bluetooth setting, 19 Button Home screen, 24 Power, 5...
  • Page 44 Turn off, 13 Turn on, 12 Navigation bar, 25 Unlock, 14 Notification, 27 Touchscreen Display Orientation, 23 Troubleshooting Battery, 33 Quick Settings menu, 28 Network, 35 System, 34 Touchscreen, 35 Screen Home screen, 24 Lock screen, 12 Wallpapers, 26 Service tag Widgets, 26 Locating, 37 Wi‑Fi...

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