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    FR68 Series Mobile Computer User Guide...

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    FR68 Series Mobile Computer User Guide 72E-119055-02 Rev.A April 2015...

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    FR68 Series User Guide © 2015 ZIH Corp and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or used in any form, or by any electrical or mechanical means, without permission in writing from Zebra. This includes electronic or mechanical means, such as photocopying, recording, or information storage and retrieval systems.

  • Page 5: Revision History

    FR68 Series User Guide Revision History Changes to the original manual are listed below: Change Date Description -01 Rev. A 2009/06/02 Initial release. Rev. B 2009/08/18 Edit the month Rev. C 2010/11/18 Change graphics to illustrate new battery door with latches...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Charging the Main Battery and Memory Backup Battery ........... 19 Charging Spare Batteries ....................20 Charging Temperature ....................... 20 Powering On the FR68 Series ....................20 Calibrating the Screen ......................20 Checking Battery Status ......................21 Micro Secure Digital (microSD) Card ..................21 Removing the Screen Protector .......................

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Changing the Power Settings....................23 Changing the Backlight Settings ....................23 Turning Off the Radios ......................24 Chapter 2 Using the FR68 Series ......................25 Introduction ............................25 Today Screen ........................... 25 Status Icons ............................. 26 Programs ............................28 Settings ............................

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    Table of Contents Enabling Bluetooth ........................... 63 Bond New Device(s) ........................63 File Transfer Services ........................65 Bluetooth Settings ..........................65 Device Info Tab ......................... 65 Mode Tab ..........................65 COM Ports Tab.......................... 66 Chapter 5 ActiveSync ..........................69 Introduction ............................69 Installing ActiveSync ........................

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    Network Time Synchronization....................... 112 Chapter 8 Accessories .......................... 113 Introduction ............................ 113 Single Slot USB/Serial Cradle ......................113 Charging the FR68 Series Battery ..................114 Charging the Spare Battery ..................... 114 Battery Charging Indicators ..................... 114 Charging Temperature ..................... 115 Four Slot Battery Charger ......................

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    Bluetooth Connection ......................125 Single Slot USB/Serial Cradle ....................126 Four Slot Battery Charger ....................... 127 Cables ............................. 128 Appendix A Technical Specifications..................... 129 FR68 Series Technical Specifications .................... 129 FR68 Series Accessory Specifications ................... 131 Glossary ..............................133 Index ..............................137...

  • Page 13: About This Guide

    The documentation set for the FR68 Series provides information for specific user needs, and includes:  FR68 Series Quick Start Guide - describes how to get the FR68 Series up and running.  FR68 Series User Guide - describes how to use the FR68 Series.

  • Page 14: Software Versions, Phone Software, Chapter Descriptions

     Chapter 2, Using the FR68 Series provides basic instructions for using the FR68 Series, including powering on and resetting the FR68 Series, and entering and capturing data.  Chapter 3, Using GPS Navigation provides information about GPS navigation with the FR68 Series.

  • Page 15: Notational Conventions

    About This Guide Notational Conventions The following conventions are used in this document:  “EDA” refers to the FR68 series of hand-held computers.  Italics are used to highlight the following:  Chapters and sections in this and related documents ...

  • Page 17: Chapter 1 Getting Started

    Chapter 1 Getting Started Introduction This chapter lists the parts and accessories for the FR68 Series and explains how to install and charge the batteries, replace the strap, and power on the FR68 Series for the first time. Front View and Rear View...

  • Page 18: Unpacking

    Getting Started Unpacking Carefully remove all protective material from the FR68 Series and save the shipping container for later storage and shipping. Verify that you received the following:  FR68 Series EDA  1950 mAh Lithium-ion battery  Battery door assembly ...

  • Page 19: Getting Started, Installing The Sim Card

    Installing the SIM Card GSM phone service requires a Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card, or smart card. Obtain this card from your service provider. The card fits into the FR68 Series and can contain the following information:  Mobile phone service provider account details.

  • Page 20: Installing The Main Battery

    The FR68 Series ships with a 1950 mAh battery. An optional 3600 mAh battery is available. NOTE To install the main battery: 1. Insert the battery, bottom first, into the battery compartment in the back of the FR68 Series.  NOTE Position the battery correctly, with the battery charging contacts on top of the charging contacts in the battery compartment.

  • Page 21: Removing The Battery

    The backup battery retains RAM data in memory for at least 15 minutes (at room temperature) when the FR68 Series' main battery is removed. When the FR68 Series reaches a very low battery state, the combination of main battery and backup battery retains RAM data in memory for at least 48 hours.

  • Page 22: Charging Spare Batteries, Powering On The Fr68 Series, Calibrating The Screen

    Press the Power button to turn on the FR68 Series. When turning the FR68 Series on for the first time, the splash screen displays for about a minute as the FR68 Series initializes its flash file system, then the calibration window appears.

  • Page 23: Checking Battery Status

    Getting Started Repeat as the target moves around the screen, then tap the screen to continue. Checking Battery Status To check the charge status of the main battery in the FR68 Series, tap > > Start Settings System > icon to display the window.

  • Page 24: Removing The Screen Protector, Replacing The Main Battery

    Getting Started Removing the Screen Protector A screen protector is applied to the FR68 Series. Zebra recommends using this to minimize wear and tear. Screen protectors enhance the usability and durability of touch screen displays. To remove the screen protector, lift the corner using a thin plastic card, such as a credit card, then carefully lift it off the display.

  • Page 25: Battery Management, Changing The Power Settings, Changing The Backlight Settings

    Battery Management Observe the following battery saving tips:  The FR68 Series factory default settings for the WWAN and WLAN radios are set to ON. NOTE  Leave the FR68 Series connected to AC power at all times when not in use.

  • Page 26: Turning Off The Radios

    Getting Started Turning Off the Radios Windows Mobile 6.1 devices include , which provides a simple method of enabling, Wireless Manager disabling, and configuring all the device’s wireless capabilities in one place. To open , tap the icon or tap on the screen.

  • Page 27: Chapter 2 Using The Fr68 Series

    Chapter 2 Using the FR68 Series Introduction This chapter explains the buttons, status icons, and controls on the FR68 Series, and provides basic instructions for using the FR68 Series, including powering on and resetting the FR68 Series, and entering and capturing data.

  • Page 28: Status Icons

    Using the FR68 Series Status Icons The Navigation bar at the top of the screen can contain the status icons listed in Table 2-1. Status Icons Table 2-1 Icon Function Description Notification Backup Battery Low. Notification that one or more instant messages were received.

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    Using the FR68 Series Status Icons (Continued) Table 2-1 Icon Function Description Call missed. Dialing while no SIM card is installed. Voice call in progress. Calls are forwarded. Call on hold. Speakerphone is on. Antenna/signal icon: wireless on/good signal. Antenna/signal icon: wireless off.

  • Page 30: Programs

    2-2. Task Tray Icons Table 2-2 Description Icon Name ActiveSync Active serial connection between the FR68 Series and the host computer. Programs Table 2-3 lists the default programs on the Start menu. Programs in the Start Menu Table 2-3 Icon...

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    Name Description Games Bubble Breaker, Solitaire Sample AP ScanWedgeFR, Notify, and Scanner Synchronize information between the FR68 Series and a host ActiveSync computer or the Exchange Server. Calculator Perform basic arithmetic and calculations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

  • Page 32: Settings

    Using the FR68 Series Settings Table 2-5 lists control applications preinstalled on the FR68 Series. Tap Start > Settings to open the Settings window. Settings in the Setting Window Table 2-5 Name Description Icon Personal Tab Buttons Assign a program to a button.

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    Set the appropriate GPS communication ports, if required. You may need to do this when there are programs on your device that access GPS data or you have connected a GPS receiver to the FR68 Series. Managed Programs View installation history.

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    Set the regional configuration to use, including the format for displaying numbers, currency, date, and time on the FR68 Series. Remove Programs Remove programs that you installed on the FR68 Series. Screen Change the screen orientation, re-calibrate the screen, and change the screen text size.

  • Page 35: Adjusting Volume, Battery Status Indications

    Select the On or Off radio button to turn the volume on or off. You can also adjust the system volume using the Sounds & Notifications window, or use the Up/Down button on the side of the FR68 Series. Battery Status Indications Battery icons appear on the navigation bar indicating the battery power level.

  • Page 36: Power Setting

    Using the FR68 Series The Battery icon always appears in the navigation bar when the Today screen is visible. The icon indicates the battery power level. The message displays until the Dismiss button is pressed. Battery Icon on the Title Bar Figure 2-4 Also view the battery status using the Power window.

  • Page 37: Main Battery Temperature Notifications

    Using the FR68 Series USB Charge Tab Figure 2-7 Main Battery Temperature Notifications The temperature notification system displays warnings as the following figures when the temperature within the battery exceeds specific temperature thresholds: Main Battery Temperature Notification Figure 2-8 ...

  • Page 38: Led Indicators

    Using the FR68 Series LED Indicators The FR68 Series has three LED indicators. The Scan/Decode LED indicates status for bar code scanning. The Charging/Battery Status LED indicates battery charging and status. The Radio Status LED indicates radio status. Table 2-8 describes the LED indications.

  • Page 39: Resetting The Fr68 Series, Waking The Fr68 Series, Locking The Fr68 Series

    Resetting the FR68 Series The reset function is cold boot. A cold boot restarts the FR68 Series, and also resets the clock. Data saved in flash memory or a memory card is not lost. Press the reset button to reboot the device.

  • Page 40: Keypads

    Unlock Device Window Figure 2-11 Tap Unlock on the Unlock window.  NOTE You can make emergency calls even when the FR68 Series is locked. See Making an Emergency Call on Page 80 for more information. Keypads The FR68 Series offers one type of keypad configuration: alpha-numeric.

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    Using the FR68 Series Alpha-numeric Keypad Descriptions Table 2-8 Action Blue Key Launches applications (shown on the keypad in blue).  Press the Blue key once to activate this mode temporarily, followed by another key. This displays the following icon at the bottom of the screen, until a second key is pressed: ...

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    Using the FR68 Series Alpha-numeric Keypad Descriptions (Continued) Table 2-8 Action Scroll Up and Moves up one item. Left Moves left one item when pressed with the Orange key. Scroll Down and Moves down one item. Right Moves right one item when pressed with the Orange key.

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    Using the FR68 Series QWERTY Keypad Input Modes Table 2-9 Normal Shift + Key Orange + Key “ Backspace Backspace Shift Shift & < ENTER Enter...

  • Page 44: Function Buttons

    Power button  Power: Press the red Power button to turn the FR68 Series screen on and off. The FR68 Series is in suspend mode when the screen is off. For more information, see Powering on the FR68 Series on Page 20.

  • Page 45: Stylus, Entering Data, Data Capture

    Using the FR68 Series Stylus Use the FR68 Series stylus to select items and enter information. The stylus functions as a mouse.  Tap: Touch the screen once with the stylus to press option buttons and open menu items. ...

  • Page 46: Linear Scanning, Scanning Considerations

    Practice quickly shows what tolerances to work within.  Hold the FR68 Series farther away for larger symbols.  Move the FR68 Series closer for symbols with bars that are close together.  Scanning procedures depend on the application and FR68 Series configuration. An NOTE application may use different scanning procedures from the one listed above.

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    Using the FR68 Series 3. Press the scan button. Ensure the red scan beam covers the entire bar code. The Scan/Decode LED lights red to indicate that scanning is in process, then lights green and a beep sounds, by default, to indicate the bar code was decoded successfully.

  • Page 48: Camera Application

    Using the FR68 Series Camera Application Use the Camera application to take photos and record videos Preview screen Figure 2-17 Table 2-10 Camera Status Bar Icon Description Shows and hides the Status Bar. Indicates whether still photo or video is enabled.

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    Using the FR68 Series Settings Tap the Settings icon in the Status Bar to set settings for the photo or video camera. Setting Options Figure 2-18 Settings Options Table 2-11 Icon Description Options Camera icon – Photo Enables either photo or video camera.

  • Page 50: Taking Photos

    Using the FR68 Series Setting Options (Continued) Table 2-11 Icon Definition Options Sets the saturation settings. 144 CCW 72 CCW 72 CW 144 CW Sets the sharpness settings. Sets the frequency. 50 Hz 60 Hz Sets the location for storing the image or FR68 memory video.

  • Page 51: Recording Video

    Using the FR68 Series Recording Video To record video: Press the Camera button on the side of the FR68 or launch the Camera application by tapping Start > Programs > Pictures & Videos icon. Tap the Setting icon on the Status bar to change the settings as required.

  • Page 52: Using Irda

    Using the FR68 Series Using IrDA In a Microsoft Windows Mobile program (except Messaging), and Picture & Videos, you can exchange files using either infrared or Bluetooth.  You can also beam files (not folders) from the File Explorer window. Tap and hold the item NOTE you want to send, then tap Beam File from the pop-up menu.

  • Page 53: Infrared Connection

    1. Switch to the program where you created the item you want to send and locate the item in the list. NOTE Do not cover or block the IrDA window. 2. Align the IrDA port of the FR68 Series with that of the IrDA device so that they are unobstructed and within a close range. Figure 2-20 Align FR68 Series with IrDA Device 3.

  • Page 54: Using Wlan

    Using the FR68 Series 2. On the other device, send the file to the FR68 Series. 3. When the Receiving Data dialog displays, tap Yes. Figure 2-22 Receive File Using WLAN With WLAN, you can access the internet. 1. Tap Start>Settings>Connection tab>Wireless Manager icon>Menu. Or tap the operator name on the Today screen.

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    Using the FR68 Series 3. Tap the item in the “Network to access” drop box, and select the desired item. Networks to access Figure 2-25 4. Tap the Network Adapters tab in the Figure 2-25. Network Adapter Figure 2-26 5. In the Figure 2-26, tap Edit or tap the “network card connections to”, or tap an adapter to modify the settings.

  • Page 56: Adding New Network

    Using the FR68 Series IP address setting Figure 2-28 7. Tap the Name Servers tab in the Figure 2-28. Name Servers setting Figure 2-29 Adding New Network Wireless networks configuration Figure 2-30...

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    Using the FR68 Series 1. Tap “Add New…” in the Figure 2-30. New wireless networks configuration Figure 2-31   : Only one of the two check box works. Note 2. Enter the name in the Figure 2-31. New wireless networks configuration Figure 2-32 3.

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    Using the FR68 Series Configure Network Authentication Figure 2-34 5. Tap Next in the Figure 2-34. Figure 2-35 Configure Network Authentication 6. In the Figure 2-35, tick the “Use IEEE 802.1x network access control” check box, then tap Finish to finish the network adding.

  • Page 59: Chapter 3 Using Gps Navigation

    These radio signals contain data on the satellites’ locations and their exact clock time and are used to determine your location on the earth. When using the FR68 Series in a vehicle, it is the user’s responsibility to place, secure WARNING and use in a manner that will not cause accidents, personal injury or property damage or obstruct their view.

  • Page 60: Operation

    When using a GPS navigation application, ensure that the FR68 Series does not go into suspend mode. If the FR68 Series suspends then the power to the GPS radio is removed. Upon resume the GPS receiver must reacquire a valid GPS signal, resulting in a delay of positional information.

  • Page 61: Answering A Phone Call While Using Gps, Assisted Gps

    FR68 Series from receiving a GPS signal from satellites. To improve GPS signal strength, place the FR68 Series where there is a clear view of the sky. A direct line of sight is required between the FR68 Series and the GPS satellites to access information from the satellites.

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  • Page 63: Chapter 4 Using Bluetooth, Adaptive Frequency Hopping

    AFH coexistence allows Zebra mobile computers to operate in any infrastructure. The Bluetooth radio in this FR68 Series operates as a Class 2 device power class. The maximum output power is 2.5mW and the expected range is 32.8 feet (10 meters). A definition of ranges based on power class is difficult to obtain due to power and device differences, and whether one measures open space or closed office space.

  • Page 64: Security

    Turn off the Bluetooth radio to save power or if entering an area with radio restrictions (e.g., an airplane). When the radio is off, other Bluetooth devices cannot see or connect to the FR68 Series. Turn on the Bluetooth radio to exchange information with other Bluetooth devices (within range).

  • Page 65: Enabling Bluetooth

    Enable Bluetooth Figure 4-2 Bond New Device(s) The FR68 Series can exchange information with bonded devices. To find Bluetooth devices in the area: Ensure that Bluetooth is enabled on both devices. Ensure that the Bluetooth device to discover is in discoverable and connectable modes.

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    Using Bluetooth Enter Bluetooth Window Figure 4-3 5. Tap Menu to enter Settings window. Then tap Add new device to search for Bluetooth devices. Add new device Window Figure 4-4 6. After the device appears, you have to select it and then tap Next. 7.

  • Page 67: File Transfer Services

    Using Bluetooth File Transfer Services To transfer files between the FR68 Series and another Bluetooth enabled device, ensure the FR68 Series is discoverable and connectable.  NOTE Some devices might not require a PIN. This depends upon the device’s authentication.

  • Page 68: Com Ports Tab

    Bluetooth Settings - Device Info Tab Figure 4-8 Before bonding a new device, make sure to turn on Bluetooth. If you want other devices to find your FR68 Series, select “Make this device visible to other devices” check box.. COM Ports Tab Use the COM Ports tab set specific outgoing ports for bonded devices.

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    Using Bluetooth Select device Figure 4-10 Select a port from drop-down list. Then tap Finish. Select a Port for evice Figure 4-11...

  • Page 71: Chapter 5 Activesync, Installing Activesync, Mobile Computer Setup

    ActiveSync Chapter 5 ActiveSync Introduction To communicate with various host devices, install Microsoft ActiveSync (version 4.5 or higher) on the host computer. Use ActiveSync to synchronize information on the mobile computer with information on the host computer. Changes made on the mobile computer or host computer appear in both places after synchronization.

  • Page 72: Setting Up An Activesync Connection On The Host Computer

    ActiveSync Accessories provides the accessory setup and cable connection information for use with the mobile computer. The mobile computer communication settings must be set to match the communication settings used with ActiveSync. On the mobile computer tap > > icon. The window Start Programs...

  • Page 73: Synchronization With A Windows Mobile 6 Device

    ActiveSync In the window, select > . The window ActiveSync File Connection Settings Connection Settings appears. Connection Settings Window Select the appropriate check box for the type of connection used. Select the check box. Show status icon in Taskbar Select to save any changes made.

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    ActiveSync Click Next Synchronization Directly With a Server Window Select the check box to synchronize with a server running Microsoft Exchange if applicable. Click Next Synchronization Option Window...

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    ActiveSync Select the appropriate settings and click Next Wizard Complete Window Click Finish ActiveSync Connected Window During the first synchronization, information stored on the mobile computer is copied to the host computer. When the copy is complete and all data is synchronized, the mobile computer can be disconnect from the host computer.

  • Page 77: Chapter 6 Using The Phone, Accessing The Phone Keypad

    Chapter 6 Using the Phone Introduction Use the FR68 Series to make phone calls, set up speed dials, keep track of calls, and send text messages. Your wireless service provider may also provide other services such as voice mail, call forwarding, and caller ID.

  • Page 78: Turning The Phone On And Off, Audio Modes

    The FR68 Series offers three audio modes for use during phone calls:  Handset Mode: Switches audio to the speaker at the top front of the FR68 Series, so you can use the FR68 Series as a handset. This is the default mode.

  • Page 79: Using A Wired Headset

    You can use a stereo headset for audio communication when using an audio-enabled application. To use a headset, plug the headset jack into the audio connector on the side of the FR68 Series. Set the FR68 Series’ volume appropriately before putting the headset on. Plugging a headset into the jack mutes the speaker.

  • Page 80: Adjusting Audio Volume

    Making a Call  You can make emergency calls even when the FR68 Series is locked or when a SIM card is not NOTE installed. See Making an Emergency Call on Page 80 for more information.

  • Page 81: Using The Phone

    Tap End to stop dialing or end the call.  Alternatively, use the green and red phone keys on the FR68 Series keypad to dial (green) and NOTE end (red) calls. If you tap a wrong number, tap Delete key to erase each subsequent digit of a number.

  • Page 82: Using Call History, Making A Speed Dial Call, Making An Emergency Call

    Speed Dial Contact List Figure 6-9 To stop dialing or end the call, tap End or press the red phone key on the FR68 Series keypad. Making an Emergency Call Your service provider programs one or more emergency phone numbers, such as 911 or 999, that...

  • Page 83: Answering A Call

    Answering a Call A dialog box appears on the FR68 Series when it receives an incoming call. If the phone is set to ring, a ring tone sounds. Answer or ignore the incoming call. To answer an incoming call tap Answer on the Phone - Incoming dialog or press the green phone key on the FR68 Series keypad.

  • Page 84: Smart Dialing

    Using the Phone Smart Dialing Smart Dialing makes it easy to dial a phone number. When you start entering numbers or characters, Smart Dialing automatically searches and sorts the contact entries on the SIM card, in Contacts, and the phone numbers in Call History (including incoming, outgoing, and missed calls). You can then select the desired number or contact from the filtered list to dial.

  • Page 85: Muting A Call

    To mute or unmute a call: Tap Start > Phone or press the green phone key on the FR68 Series’ keypad. Make a call. Tap Mute on the display to mute the audio. The Mute icon appears.

  • Page 86: Using Speed Dial, Adding A Speed Dial Entry

    To add a speed dial entry from the phone keypad: Ensure the contact and phone number are in the Contacts list. Tap Start > Phone or press the green phone key on the FR68 Series’ keypad. Tap Menu > Speed Dial > Menu > New.

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    Using the Phone Speed Dial Contact Location Figure 6-16 In the Location field, tap the up/down arrows to select an available location to assign as the new speed dial entry. The first speed dial location is reserved for voice mail. Tap ok to add the contact to the speed dial list.

  • Page 88: Editing A Speed Dial Entry

    The first speed dial location is reserved for voice mail. Tap ok. Editing a Speed Dial Entry Tap Start > Phone or press the green phone key on the FR68 Series’ keypad. Tap Menu > Speed Dial. Speed Dial Contact List Figure 6-20 Tap and hold the contact name.

  • Page 89: Deleting A Speed Dial Entry

    Change views, reset the call timer, and delete calls to manage the calls stored in Call History. Changing the Call History View Tap Start > Phone or press the green phone key on the FR68 Series’ keypad to display the...

  • Page 90: Resetting The Recent Calls Counter

    Tap ok to exit the Call History window. Resetting the Recent Calls Counter Tap Start > Phone or press the green phone key on the FR68 Series’ keypad to display the Phone keypad. From the Phone keypad, tap Call History.

  • Page 91: Deleting Call History Items By Call Date

    Tap ok to exit the Call Timers window. Deleting All Call History Items Tap Start > Phone or press the green phone key on the FR68 Series’ keypad to display the Phone keypad. From the Phone keypad, tap Call History.

  • Page 92: Viewing Call Status

    Tap Yes. Tap ok to exit the Call History window. Viewing Call Status Tap Start > Phone or press the green phone key on the FR68 Series’ keypad to display the Phone keypad. From the Phone keypad, tap Call History.

  • Page 93: Using The Call History Menu, Swapping Calls

    Swapping Calls To move between two or more phone calls: 1. Tap Start > Phone or press the green phone key on the FR68 Series’ keypad to display the Phone keypad. 2. Enter the first phone number and press Talk. When the call connects, Hold appears on the keypad.

  • Page 94: Conference Call

    Call Conferencing - Conferencing Figure 6-31 Tap Swap to move from one call to the other. Tap End or press the red phone key on the FR68 Series keypad to end each call. Conference Call  Conference Calling and the number of conference calls allowed may not be available on all NOTE services.

  • Page 95: Text Messaging

    After the call is answered, tap Menu > Conference to place all the calls in conference mode. Repeat steps 6 through 8 for up to six phone numbers. Tap End or press the red phone key on the FR68 Series keypad to end the conference call. ...

  • Page 96: Viewing Text Messages

    Using the Phone Viewing Text Messages To view a text message: You can view a text message whether the phone is on or off. When the phone is on, you can view a text message from its notification callout. Tap the text message notification icon on the navigation bar to display the message.

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    Using the Phone Tap Text Messages. Text Messaging on Today Screen Figure 6-40 The Messaging window appears. Messaging Window Figure 6-41 In the message list, tap a Text Messages. Text Messages List Figure 6-42 3. Tap Reply to reply the message. ...

  • Page 98: Sending A Text Message

    Using the Phone Sending a Text Message To create a text message: On the Phone screen, select a contact name that you want to send a message to. Tap Menu > Send Text Message. Phone Screen Contact List Figure 6-43 Compose your message.

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    Using the Phone Message Options Window Figure 6-45 Tap Send when you've finished the message. If the phone is turned on, your text message is sent. If it’s off, you are prompted to turn on the phone. If you do so, the message is sent; otherwise when you tap ok, the message is saved in the Drafts folder and sent when the phone is turned on.

  • Page 101: Chapter 7 Gsm Configuration

    GSM Configuration Chapter 7 GSM Configuration Introduction This chapter explains how to verify FR6874 and FR6876 service on an Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) wireless network and establish settings. GSM networks deliver mobile voice and data services, such as Short Message Service (SMS)/Text Messaging, with full roaming capabilities across the world.

  • Page 102: Configuring A Data Connection

    GSM Configuration Verify active phone and data services by tapping to display the dialog. The Carrier Phone name appears in the dialog box. Connectivity Dialog Phone Settings Window - Network Tab Ensure the service provider’s network appears in the field. Current network: If the network does not appear, tap .

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    GSM Configuration Connections Window Under select My ISP Add a new modem connection Connections Window - Make New Connection Enter a connection name in the Enter a name for the connection: text box. Select from the drop-down list. Cellular Line (GPRS) Select a modem: Next Connections Window - Access Point Name...

  • Page 104: Establishing A Data Connection

    GSM Configuration Connections Window - User Name & Password Enter a username in the User name text box, if required by the service provider. Enter a password in the Password text box, if required by the service provider. Enter a domain name in the Domain text box, if required by the service provider. 12.

  • Page 105: Ending A Data Connection

    GSM Configuration Data Connection Select Connect Connecting Using GPRS If the SIM card is protected with a Personal Identification Number (PIN), a dialog box pops up requesting the appropriate PIN to unlock the SIM card. In this case, enter the PIN and tap ...

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    GSM Configuration Connectivity Dialog Box Disconnect  Tapping Disconnect during an active data transfer (e.g., downloading a web page) automatically reconnects the connection. You cannot disconnect the connection until the data transfer is complete Settings Use the window to customize settings, such as the ring type and ring tone for Phone Settings incoming calls, security options, and other options depending on the type of service.

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    GSM Configuration Select a ring tone for incoming calls from the drop-down list. To hear a sample of Ring tone: the selected ring tone, tap . Tap to end the ring tone.  To use custom .wav, .mid, or .wma files as ring tones, use ActiveSync on the host computer to copy the file to the /Windows/Rings folder on the FR6874/FR6876.

  • Page 108: Services

    GSM Configuration Enter Use the touch keypad to enter a new four to eight digit PIN. Enter Reenter the new PIN for confirmation and tap Enter to confirm the change. From the (Figure 7-11), deselect the check box. Phone Require PIN when phone is used Use the touch keypad to enter the current PIN.

  • Page 109: Caller Id

    GSM Configuration Call Barring/Call Blocking Caller ID Enable caller ID to reveal the identity of the person making an outgoing call. Select the Everyone radio button to prevent the caller’s radio button to always display the caller ID. Select the No one identity from appearing to others.

  • Page 110: Call Waiting

    GSM Configuration is turned off or the user is unreachable.  enter the phone number to receive forwarded calls only when the line is busy. Busy: Call Forwarding Call Waiting  NOTE Call Waiting may not be available on all networks. Check with your service provider for availability.

  • Page 111: Fixed Dialing

    GSM Configuration Voice Mail and Text Messages Fixed Dialing Use Fixed Dialing to restrict the phone to dial only the phone number(s) or area code(s) specified in a Fixed Dialing list. 1. Select and tap Fixed Dialing Get Settings Fixed Dialing Window Select the check box.

  • Page 112: Changing Networks Manually

    GSM Configuration Changing Networks Manually 1. Tap Start > Settings > Personal tab > Phone icon > Network tab or Start > Phone > Menu > Options >Network tab. FR6874/FR6876 Phone Window - Network Tab 2. From the drop-down list, select Network selection Manual Choose Network...

  • Page 113: Setting Preferred Networks

    GSM Configuration 2. Tap Find Network Choose Network From the window, select the network to use. Choose Network Setting Preferred Networks Set networks in a preferred order of access. Setting preferred networks allows the FR6874/FR6876 to access a second preferred network if the first is unavailable. >...

  • Page 114: Phone Info

    GSM Configuration , as necessary, to place the selected networks in the preferred Move Up Move Down order. to send the new settings to the network. From the tab, select from the drop-down list. Network Automatic Network selection to exit settings. Phone Info Use the Phone Info tab to view hardware and software information about the phone.

  • Page 115: Chapter 8 Accessories

     Four Slot Battery Charger - Charges spare standard and high capacity batteries.  Auto Charge Cable - Plugs into a vehicle cigarette lighter to charge the FR68 Series while on the road.  Charge Only Cable - Provides power to the FR68 Series.

  • Page 116: Charging The Fr68 Series Battery

    The Single Slot USB/Serial Cradle charges the FR68 Series’ main battery and a spare battery simultaneously. The FR68 Series’ charge LED indicates the status of the battery charging in the FR68 Series. Table 1-2 on Page 20 for charging status indications.

  • Page 117: Charging Temperature

    Charge batteries in temperatures from 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 114°F). Charging is intelligently controlled by the FR68 Series. To accomplish this, for small periods of time, the FR68 Series or accessory alternately enables and disables battery charging to keep the battery at acceptable temperatures. The FR68 Series or accessory indicates when charging is disabled due to abnormal temperatures via its LED.

  • Page 118: Spare Battery Charging

    Charging Temperature Charge batteries in temperatures from 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F). Charging is intelligently controlled by the FR68 Series. To accomplish this, for small periods of time, the charger alternately enables and disables battery charging to keep the battery at acceptable temperatures. The charger indicates when charging is disabled due to abnormal temperatures via its LED.

  • Page 119: Headset

    Auto charge cable  Charge only cable. Communication/charge cables:  Provide the FR68 Series with operating and charging power when used with the approved power supply.  Synchronize information between the FR68 Series and a host computer.  Provide USB connection through the USB pass-through port for communication with a USB...

  • Page 120: Battery Charging And Operating Power

    2. Slide the bottom of the FR68 Series into the connector end of the communication/charge cable and gently press in until it latches into the FR68 Series. The FR68 Series amber Charge LED indicates the FR68 Series battery charging status. The 1950 mAh standard battery is fully charged in less than four hours, and the 3600 mAh standard battery, in approximately six hours.

  • Page 121: Chapter 9 Maintenance&troubleshooting

    Do not store or use the FR68 Series in any location that is dusty, damp, or wet.  Use a soft lens cloth to clean the FR68 Series. If the surface of the FR68 Series screen becomes soiled, clean it with a soft cloth moistened with a diluted window-cleaning solution.

  • Page 122: Battery Safety Guidelines

    Maintenance & Troubleshooting  Quick and easy installation Battery Safety Guidelines  The area in which the units are charged should be clear of debris and combustible materials or chemicals. Particular care should be taken where the device is charged in a non commercial environment.

  • Page 123: Materials Required

    Dip the cotton portion of the cotton tipped applicator in isopropyl alcohol. Rub the cotton portion of the cotton tipped applicator back-and-forth across the connector on the bottom of the FR68 Series. Do not leave any cotton residue on the connector. Repeat at least three times.

  • Page 124: Cleaning Cradle Connectors

    Install the battery properly. See Installing the Main Battery Lithium-ion battery on Page not installed properly. System crash. If the FR68 Series does not turn on, perform a cold boot. Resetting the FR68 Series on Page...

  • Page 125

    Resetting the FR68 Series on battery did not Page 37. charge. FR68 Series Insert FR68 Series in cradle. The 3600 mAh battery i s removed from fully charged in approximately six hours. cradle while battery was charging. Battery does not charge if ambient temperature is below Extreme battery 0°C (32°F) or above 45°C (113°F).

  • Page 126

    FR68 Series is not If the FR68 Series does not beep on a good decode, set programmed to the application to generate a beep on good decode. generate a beep. Battery is low.

  • Page 127: Bluetooth Connection

    Refer to the phone’s user documentation for Bluetooth phone name and address of instructions. and FR68 Series, the FR68 Series it the phone thinks a last paired with via previously paired the Bluetooth radio. FR68 Series is...

  • Page 128: Single Slot Usb/serial Cradle

    Ensure the power cable is connected securely to both the light when FR68 receiving power. cradle and to AC power. Series or spare FR68 Series is not Remove and re-insert the FR68 Series into the cradle, battery is seated firmly in the ensuring it is firmly seated. inserted. cradle.

  • Page 129: Four Slot Battery Charger

    Move the cradle to an area where the ambient temperature of the temperature is between 0°C (32°F) and 35°C (95°F). cradle is too warm. During data FR68 Series Replace FR68 Series in cradle and retransmit. communication, removed from no data cradle during transmits, or communications.

  • Page 130: Cables

    Battery is faulty. Verify that other batteries charge properly. If so, replace the faulty battery. The FR68 Series is Detach and re-attach the power cable to the FR68 not fully attached to Series, ensuring it is firmly connected. power.

  • Page 131: Appendix A Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Appendix A Technical Specifications FR68 Series Technical Specifications The following tables summarize the FR68 Series’ intended operating environment and technical hardware specifications. FR68 Series Technical Specifications Table A-1 Item Description Physical Characteristics Dimensions Length: 141.5 mm (5.57 in.) Width: 65.9 mm (2.59 in.)

  • Page 132

    Technical Specifications FR68 Series Technical Specifications (Continued) Table A-1 Item Description User Environment Operating Temperature -10°C to 40°C (14°F to 104°F) Storage Temperature -30°C to 60°C ( -22°F to 140°F) - without battery Charging Temperature 0° C to 45° C(32°F to 113°F)

  • Page 133: Fr68 Series Accessory Specifications

    EAN-13 supplementals UPCA UPCE UPC/EAN Chinese 2 of 5 Trioptic 39 FR68 Series Accessory Specifications Single Slot USB/Serial Cradle Single Slot USB/Serial Cradle Technical Specifications Table A-3 Description Item Length: 145.4 mm (5.72 in.) Width: 110.5 mm (4.35 in.) Height: 91 mm Dimensions (3.58 in.)

  • Page 135: Glossary

    G l o s s a r y Glossary Bar. The dark element in a printed bar code symbol. Bar Code. A pattern of variable-width bars and spaces which represents numeric or alphanumeric data in machine-readable form. The general format of a bar code symbol consists of a leading margin, start character, data or message character, check character (if any), stop character, and trailing margin.

  • Page 136

    Flash Memory Flash memory is nonvolatile, semi-permanent storage that can be electronically erased in the circuit and reprogrammed. FR68 Series mobile computers use Flash memory to store the operating system (ROM-DOS), the terminal emulators, and the Citrix ICA Client for DOS.

  • Page 137

    G l o s s a r y LASER. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. The laser is an intense light source. Light from a laser is all the same frequency, unlike the output of an incandescent bulb. Laser light is typically coherent and has a high energy density. laser scanner.

  • Page 139: Index

    Index Accessing the Phone Keypad ....75 Calibrating the Screen ......20 Accessories .......... 16 Call History ........... 87 ActiveSync ......12, 13, 28, 69 Changing the Backlight Settings ... 23 Adaptive Frequency Hopping ....61 Changing the Power Settings ....23 Adding a Speed Dial Entry ....

  • Page 140: Table Of Contents

    Phone Software ........12 GSM Configuration ....... 99 Pictures & Videos ......... 29 Handset Mode ........76 Powering On the FR68 Series ....20 Headset ..........117 Radio Status ......... 36 Headset Mode ........76 Replacing the Main Battery....22 Help ............

  • Page 142

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