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  • Page 1 ASUS Tablet...
  • Page 2 E9405 November 2014 First Edition...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Get your Zen ready! Parts and features ......................9 Installing a memory card ........................10 Charging your ASUS Tablet ......................13 Turning your ASUS Tablet on or off ....................15 Basics ................................16 Starting for the first time ........................17 There’s no place like Home Zen Home features .....................19...
  • Page 4 Your precious moments Capture moments .......................54 Launching the Camera app ......................54 Using Camera for the first time.......................55 Advanced camera features ......................59 Using the Gallery ......................65 Viewing files from your social network or cloud storage ............65 Viewing the photo location ......................66 Sharing files from the Gallery ......................67 Deleting files from the Gallery ......................67 Editing images ............................67...
  • Page 5 Connecting to a Wi-Fi network .......................94 Disabling Wi-Fi ............................94 Bluetooth® ........................94 Enabling Bluetooth® ...........................94 Pairing your ASUS Tablet to a Bluetooth® device ..............95 Unpairing your ASUS Tablet from the Bluetooth® device .............95 Tethering ........................96 Wi-Fi Hotspot ............................96 Bluetooth Tethering ..........................97 PlayTo ...........................98...
  • Page 6 Splendid ............................... 119 Power Saver ............................121 Maintain your Zen Keeping your device up-to-date ................123 Updating your system ........................123 Storage ..............................123 Backup and reset ..........................123 Securing your ASUS Tablet ......................124 Appendix Notices ........................130 Index Index ..............................137...
  • Page 7: Conventions Used

    Use only AC adapters and cables approved by ASUS for use with this device. Refer to the rating label on the bottom of your device and ensure that your power adapter complies with this rating.
  • Page 8: Proper Disposal

    Proper disposal Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions. Do not throw your device in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment and mercury- containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste.
  • Page 9: Get Your Zen Ready

    Get your Zen ready! Get your Zen ready! Parts and features Take a hold of your device and have it up and running in a jiffy. Audio speaker Rear camera Headphone jack MicroSD card slot Ambient light sensor Front camera Volume keys Touch screen Power/lock button...
  • Page 10: Installing A Memory Card

    CAUTION! Be extra careful when handling a memory card. ASUS is not responsible for any data loss or damage incurred to your memory card.
  • Page 11: Removing Memory Card

    Removing memory card CAUTION! • Be extra careful when handling a memory card. ASUS is not responsible for any data loss or damage incurred to your memory card. • Eject the memory card properly to safely remove it from device. To eject the memory card, go to Home > All Apps > Settings > Storage > Unmount external storage. To remove a memory card: Orient your device as shown. Press the memory card to eject.
  • Page 12 Pull out the memory card. Chapter 1: Get your Zen ready!
  • Page 13: Charging Your Asus Tablet

    Charging your ASUS Tablet Your ASUS Tablet comes partially charged but you must charge it fully before using it for the first time. Read the following important notices and cautions before charging your device. IMPORTANT! • Use only the bundled AC power adapter and micro-USB cable to charge your ASUS Tablet. Using a different AC power adapter and cable may damage your device.
  • Page 14 • Charge your ASUS Tablet for eight (8) hours before using it in battery mode for the first time. • The status of battery charge is indicated by the following icons: Not Charging Charging Full   When fully-charged, disconnect the USB cable from your ASUS Tablet first before unplugging the AC power adapter from the power outlet. NOTES: • You can use your device while charging but it may take longer to fully charge the device. • Charging your device via USB port of a computer may take longer to fully charge the device. • If your computer does not provide enough power for charging via USB port, charge your ASUS Tablet using the AC power adapter plugged to a power outlet instead.
  • Page 15: Turning Your Asus Tablet On Or Off

    Turning your ASUS Tablet on or off Turning your device on To turn your device on, press and hold the power button until your device starts up. Turning your device off To turn your device off: If your screen is turned off, press the power button to turn it on. If your screen is locked, unlock the device screen.
  • Page 16: Basics

    Explore the intuitive simplicity of ASUS Zen UI! ASUS Zen UI is a charming and intuitive interface exclusively for ASUS ASUS Tablets. It provides you with special apps, which are integrated in or with other apps, to fit your unique individual needs and make your life easier while letting you have fun with your ASUS Tablet.
  • Page 17: Starting For The First Time

    Wi-Fi, sync accounts, and configure your location services. Use your Google or ASUS account to set up your device, if you do not have a Google or ASUS account yet, go ahead and create one.
  • Page 18 Battery power conservation tips The battery charge is the lifeline of your ASUS Tablet. Here are some battery power conservation tips that helps preserve the power of your ASUS Tablet’s battery. – When not in use, press the power button to put the device in sleep mode.
  • Page 19: There's No Place Like Home

    There’s no place like Home There’s no place like Home Zen Home features Home screen Get reminders of important events, app and system updates, weather forecasts, and emails from people who really matter to you, right from your Home screen. Swipe down this area to display System notifications Swipe down this area to display Quick settings Tap to display Time settings...
  • Page 20 Understanding notification icons These icons are shown on the status bar and will guide you of the current status of your ASUS Tablet. Mobile network Shows the signal strength of your mobile network. Wi-Fi Shows the signal strength of your Wi-Fi connection.
  • Page 21: Personalizing Your Home Screen

    Personalizing your Home screen Stamp your own personality on your Home screen. Select an attractive design as your wallpaper, add shortcuts for quick access to your favorite apps, and add widgets for a quick review of important info. You can also add more pages so you can add and quickly access or view more apps or widgets on your Home screen.
  • Page 22: Widgets

    Grouping your app shortcuts in a folder Create folders to organize your app shortcuts on your Home screen. On your Home screen, tap and drag an app onto another app and a folder will appear. Tap the new folder and tap Unnamed Folder to assign a name to this folder. Widgets You can put widgets, which are small dynamic apps, on your Home screen.
  • Page 23: Wallpapers

    Wallpapers Let your apps, icons, and other Zen elements sit on an attractively designed wallpaper. You may add a translucent background tint to your wallpaper for readability and clarity. You can also select an animated wallpaper to make your screen come alive. Tap to apply a background tint Tap to select the background tint Move the slider to adjust the transparency of the wallpaper...
  • Page 24: Extended Home Screen

    Applying an animated wallpaper To apply an animated wallpaper: Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Wallpapers. Select where you want your wallpaper: on your Home screen, or Home Screen and Lock screen. Select an animated wallpaper, then tap Apply. NOTE: You can also set up your wallpaper settings from >...
  • Page 25: Setting Up The Date And Time

    Set up the sound for your notifications such as emails and event alerts. You can also choose to enable or disable te dial pad touch tones, touch sounds, screen lock sound, or you can choose to have your ASUS Tablet vibrate when you tap on it. To set up the sound settings: Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following: •...
  • Page 26: Quick Settings

    ASUS Tablet. Each of these features are represented by a button. To launch the Quick settings panel, swipe down from the upper right corner of your ASUS Tablet. NOTE: A blue button indicates that the feature is currently enabled while a gray button indicates a disabled feature.
  • Page 27: System Notifications

    To add or remove existing buttons from the ASUS Quick Settings notification panel: Launch Quick settings then tap Tap the box beside the feature to add or remove it from the ASUS Quick Setting Notification Panel. NOTE: A checked box indicates that the feature's button is accessible via the ASUS Quick Settings Notification Panel while an unchecked box means the opposite.
  • Page 28: Lock Screen

    Scroll down the Settings screen and select Lock screen. 3. In the next screen, tap Screen lock. 4. Tap the screen lock option you would like to use. NOTE: For more details, see Securing your ASUS Tablet. Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home...
  • Page 29: Customizing The Quick Access Buttons

    Customizing the quick access buttons By default, your lock screen includes quick access buttons for these apps: Email, Messaging, and Camera. Change this default settings and customize these buttons to launch other apps on the lock screen using the following steps: Launch Quick settings then tap Scroll down the Settings screen and select Lock screen.
  • Page 30: Voice Search

    Once the mic icon turns red, start saying your voice command. NOTE: Speak clearly and use concise phrases when talking to your ASUS Tablet. It also helps to start your commands with a verb related to the ASUS Tablet feature you want to use.
  • Page 31 Customizing voice search results from the Tablet search group If you want to set parameters for the voice search results gathered from your Google account and your ASUS Tablet’s data, you may do so using the following steps: > Voice Search.
  • Page 32 3. Tap Tablet search. 4. Tick the box of the search groups you would like to include as source when using Voice Search. Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home...
  • Page 33: Keeping In Touch

    Launching the Contacts app From your Home screen, do any of the following to launch the Contacts app: • Tap Asus > Contacts • Tap > Contacts Contacts Settings Select how you would want to display your contacts from the Contacts settings.
  • Page 34: Setting Up Your Profile

    Launch the Contacts app then tap Set up my profile or ME. NOTE: ME appears when you’ve set up your Google account on your ASUS Tablet. Fill in your info such as mobile or home number. To add other info, tap Add another field.
  • Page 35: Setting Up Your Vips

    Customizing your contact’s profile Edit your contact’s info, add a photo, set a ringtone, or take a photo as a cover for your contact’s profile. Launch the Contacts app then select the contact whose info or profile you want to edit or customize.
  • Page 36 Set up your VIP from the VIP screen To set up your VIP from the VIP screen: Launch the Contacts app. 2. Tap > VIP. In the VIP screen, tap Select the contact or contacts you want to group as VIPs, then tap Add. The contact or contacts are added to your VIP list.
  • Page 37 Adding an event to a VIP contact You can add an event to a VIP contact such as anniversary, birthday, and other important events. Launch the Contacts app, tap the contact you want to add an event detail to, then tap In the contact’s info screen, tap Add another field >...
  • Page 38: Marking Your Favorite Contacts

    Set your frequently-called contacts as your favorites to be able to recall them quickly from the Contacts app. Launch the Contacts app by doing any of the following: a. From the Home screen, tap ASUS > Contacts app. b. From the All Apps screen, tap Contacts app. From the Contacts app screen, tap then tap Tick the boxes of the contacts that you wish to add to Favorites.
  • Page 39: Importing Contacts

    Importing contacts Import your contacts and their respective data from one contact source to your ASUS Tablet or email account. Tap Asus > Contacts then tap > Manage contacts. Tap Import/export then tap Import from storage. Tap the account that you want to import your contacts: a.
  • Page 40: Social Networking With Your Contacts

    Syncing your social network account Sync your social network account to add the social network accounts of your contacts to your ASUS Tablet. Do any of the following to launch the Settings app: •...
  • Page 41: Send Messages And More

    Send messages and more Omlet Chat Omlet Chat is an open messaging and mobile sharing app that lets you chat with friends on the spot. It also allows you to manage your data by storing them securely to your private Cloud accounts.
  • Page 42: Using Your Google Account

    Using your Google™ account To register using your Google™ account: then tap Omlet Chat. Swipe the screen to the left to read highlighted features of Omlet Chat. If you want to register immediately, tap X on the upper right corner of the screen. On the Sign Up screen, tap Sign up with other account then tap Sign up with Google.
  • Page 43: Using Your Facebook Account

    Using your Facebook® account To register using your Facebook account: then tap Omlet Chat. Swipe the screen to the left to read highlighted features of Omlet Chat. If you want to register immediately, tap X on the upper right corner of the screen. On the Sign Up screen, tap Sign up with other account then tap Sign up with Facebook.
  • Page 44: Using Omlet Chat

    Sending Omlet invites via e-mail From the Omlet Chat screen, tap to display Omlet Chat menu. Tap Contacts then tap Add/Invite friends. From the Add contacts screen, tap Invite address book friends. Tick to select the contacts, then tap Using Omlet chat Send text and multimedia messages for a fun, creative, and interactive conversation.
  • Page 45: Using Drawer Apps

    Using drawer apps Omlet Chat features these value-added drawer apps, allowing you to share multimedia messages for a more fun and personal touch. To use these drawer apps, tap from the chat thread then select an app from the drawer app list to send a specific multimedia message.
  • Page 46 Using Social Hotspot Social Hotspot is a quick and easy way to chat with your friends in one chat room. With this feature, you can start a group chat or simply join in a group chat without giving out your identification or contact information.
  • Page 47 Joining a Social Hotspot To join a Social Hotspot: to display Omlet Chat menu then tap Broadcasts From the Omlet Chat screen, tap here. Omlet Chat launches the Google Maps app to your screen and shows the active social hotspots. NOTE: The social hotspots are marked by the icon.
  • Page 48 On the Social Hotspot screen, you can chat with your friends, send stickers, or share photos with the group. NOTE: To view shared photos, refer to section Viewing shared photos in Gallery app. Chapter 3: Keeping in touch...
  • Page 49: Viewing Shared Photos In Gallery App

    To view the shared photos: Launch the Gallery app by doing any of the following: a. From the Home screen, tap ASUS > Gallery app. b. From the All Apps screen, tap Gallery app. From the Gallery main screen, tap then select from the following options: a.
  • Page 50 Viewing all shared photos Tap All shared photos to view all photos shared by you and your Omlet Chat contacts. Viewing shared photos by chat room Tap Chat room to view photos shared by chat room or social hotspot. Chapter 3: Keeping in touch...
  • Page 51 To view Omlet Contacts from Contacts app: Launch the Contacts app by doing any of the following: a. From the Home screen, tap ASUS > Contacts app. b. From the All Apps screen, tap Contacts app. Chapter 3: Keeping in touch...
  • Page 52 Tap Contacts to display dropdown list to view the contact groups. Untick all contact groups except Omlet Chat, then tap anywhere. Your Contacts screen displays all Omlet contacts. Tap an Omlet contact to select and view the contact details or chat with that contact directly. Chapter 3: Keeping in touch...
  • Page 53: Syncing Omlet Chat To Cloud

    Syncing Omlet Chat to Cloud If you have a Dropbox®, Box®, or Baidu PCS Cloud account, the Omlet Chat app instantly uploads your private conversations and chat logs securely. Before Omlet Chat app uploads your data, you have to sync your Cloud account to Omlet Chat app first.
  • Page 54: Your Precious Moments

    Your precious moments Your precious moments Capture moments Launching the Camera app Capture images and record videos using your ASUS Tablet’s Camera app. Refer to any of the steps below to open the Camera app. From the lock screen •...
  • Page 55: Using Camera For The First Time

    Tutorial and Image locations. Tutorial If it is your first time to use your ASUS Tablet’s camera, you will encounter the following tutorial screen after launching the Camera app. Refer to the following steps to proceed from this screen.
  • Page 56: Camera Home Screen

    Your ASUS Tablet’s camera is equipped with auto-scene detection and auto-image stabilizer features. It also features a video stabilization function that helps prevent shakiness while video recording. Tap the icons to start using your camera and explore the image and video features of your ASUS Tablet. Apply image...
  • Page 57: Image Settings

    Image settings Adjust the appearance of your captured images by configuring your camera’s settings using the steps below. IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images. On the camera’s home screen, tap > Scroll down and configure the available options. Image Configure the image quality using these options.
  • Page 58: Video Settings

    Exposure Enable Touch auto-exposure or Face detection under this option. Video settings Adjust the appearance of your recorded videos by configuring your camera’s settings using the steps below. IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images. On the camera’s home screen, tap >...
  • Page 59: Advanced Camera Features

    Advanced camera features Explore new ways of capturing images or videos and make captured extra special moments using the advanced camera features of your ASUS Tablet. IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images. Available features may vary per model.
  • Page 60 From the Camera app’s home screen, tap > Panorama. or the volume key then pan your ASUS Tablet to the left or right to capture the scenery. NOTE: While panning your ASUS Tablet, a timeline of thumbnails appears on the lower part of your screen as it captures the scenery.
  • Page 61 Take advantage of your rear camera’s high megapixel specs without worrying about pressing the shutter button. Using face-detection, you can set your ASUS Tablet to detect up to four faces using the rear camera then automatically capture your selfie or group selfie.
  • Page 62: Depth Of Field

    Simulate the tilt-shift effect of DSLR lenses via the Miniature feature. Using this feature allows you to focus on specific areas of your subject, adding a bokeh effect that can be used on both photos and video using your ASUS Tablet. Capturing Miniature photos From the Camera app screen, tap >...
  • Page 63: Smart Remove

    Smart remove Eliminate unwanted details immediately after capturing the image using the Smart remove feature. Capturing Smart remove photos From the Camera app screen, tap > Smart remove. or the volume key to start capturing photos that can be edited using Smart remove. The following screen shows the photo you captured and any removable objectes which you may want to delete from it.
  • Page 64: Gif Animation

    GIF animation. Time lapse The time lapse video feature of your ASUS Tablet allows you to capture stills for automatic time lapse playback. In effect, events seem to move in a fast-forward manner though they actually occured and were recorded between long intervals.
  • Page 65: Using The Gallery

    View images and play videos on your ASUS Tablet using the Gallery app. This app also allows you to edit, share, or delete image and video files stored in your ASUS Tablet. From Gallery, you can display images in a slideshow or tap to view the selected image or video file.
  • Page 66: Viewing The Photo Location

    Viewing the photo location Enable the location access on your ASUS Tablet, and get the location details on your photos. Your photos’ location details include the area where the photos are taken, as well a map of the location via Google Map or Baidu (in China only).
  • Page 67: Sharing Files From The Gallery

    Editing images The Gallery also features its own image editing tools that you can use to enhance images saved on your ASUS Tablet. From the Gallery screen, tap the folder where the files are located. After opening the folder, tap the image you want to edit.
  • Page 68: Work Hard, Play Harder

    Its clean and intuitive Zen interface powered by text-reflow technology optimizes web contents to better fit the screen of your ASUS Tablet. With its magazine view mode via its Smart Reader feature, you can pleasurably read your favorite web contents online or offline without any distracting items such as banner ads.
  • Page 69: Sharing Pages

    Sharing pages Share interesting pages from your ASUS Tablet to others via an email account, cloud storage account, Bluetooth, or other ASUS Tablet apps. Launch the browser. From a web page, tap > Share page. Tap the account or app that you want to use as medium in sharing the page.
  • Page 70: Smartly Read Online

    Smartly read online Your ASUS Tablet automatically enables the Smart Reader Mode on pages that contain a lot of items that you may find unneccessary or distracting such as banner ads, icons, or menu items.You can remove these items and read only the main contents of the page.
  • Page 71: Clearing The Browser Cache

    Key in an account name that you want to be displayed in the outgoing messages, then tap Next to log into your inbox. NOTE: If you want to set up your work account on your ASUS Tablet, ask for the email settings from your network administrator.
  • Page 72: Adding Email Accounts

    Setting up a Gmail account Set up your Gmail account to get into Google-related services and apps as well as receive, send, and browse emails right from your ASUS Tablet. Tap Google then tap Gmail. Tap Existing and key in your existing Gmail account and password, then tap NOTES: • Tap New if you do not own a Google account.
  • Page 73: Calendar

    Once finished, tap Done to save and exit. Adding accounts to Calendar Aside from creating an event logged on your ASUS Tablet, you can also use Calendar to create events that get automatically synced with your online accounts. But first, these accounts must be added to Calendar using the following steps: Tap Asus >...
  • Page 74: Creating An Event From Your Account

    Creating an event from your account After adding online accounts that you would like to sync with Calendar, you may now use your ASUS Tablet to create notifications for those online accounts by following these steps: Tap Asus > Calendar.
  • Page 75: What's Next

    What’s Next Do not miss out on important events, having fun out in the sun, or getting messages and emails from your VIP contacts. Set up your calendar of events, VIP groups, or weather update settings to get alerts and reminders of What’s Next. View your What’s Next alerts from the Lock screen, System notifications panel, and What’s Next widget or app.
  • Page 76: Accepting Or Declining Invites To Events

    When you accept email invites, the events will be synced with the Calendar app. NOTE: For more details, see Calendar. IMPORTANT! Your ASUS Tablet must be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network to get emailed invites or event-related alerts. For more details, see Staying connected.
  • Page 77: Getting Event-Related Alerts

    Getting event-related alerts When you accept an invitation to an event, you’ll get reminders of any changes to the event such as postponement, cancellation, change in event location, or shift in event schedule. These event- related alerts will be posted on the Lock screen, System notifications panel, and What’s Next widget or app.
  • Page 78: Cancelled Event Alert

    Cancelled event alert You’ll get a cancellation alert via e-mail when the organizer or host cancels the event. Rescheduled event alert You’ll get an alert if the event has been postponed, rescheduled, or moved to another location. Chapter 5: Work hard, play harder...
  • Page 79: Getting The Weather Updates

    In the search box, enter the city or area whose weather updates you want search for. Wait for a while your ASUS Tablet gets the weather information. The city or area’s weather data will be added to your location list. Tap the city’s or area’s weather data that you want to display on the What’s Next widget on the Home screen.
  • Page 80: Displaying The 7-Day Weather Forecast

    Displaying the 7-day weather forecast When you get your current location’s real-time AccuWeather® updates, you will also get the 7-day weather forecast. You can display the 7-day forecast on the What’s Next widget on the Home screen. From the Home screen, long press on the Weather widget until the border appears. Drag down the lower border point until the full 7-day forecast is shown.
  • Page 81: Do It Later

    Create important to-do tasks to organize your work or social activities in your professional or social life. From the Home screen, tap Asus > Do It Later. then fill in the necessary information. If you want to set the importance level, select High in the Importance field.
  • Page 82: Catching Up On My Online Reading Now

    You can retrieve pages that you’ve previously marked as read later tasks and catch up on your online reading at your convenience from the Do It Later app. From the Home screen, tap Asus > Do It Later. Select the page or pages that you want to read now, then tap Read now.
  • Page 83: Supernote

    SuperNote Turn note-taking into a fun and creative activity that syncs with your mobile data using Supernote. This intuitive app allows you to create notes organized per notebook by directly writing or drawing on the touchscreen. While creating notes, you can also add multimedia files from other apps and share them via social networks or your Cloud storage account.
  • Page 84: Creating A Notebook

    On the Supernote home screen, tap-and-hold the notebook you would like to share. In the pop-up screen, tap Enable cloud sync. Input your ASUS WebStorage account’s User name and Password details to proceed with syncing your notebook to the Cloud.
  • Page 85: File Manager

    Accessing the internal storage To access the internal storage: > File Manager. > Internal storage to view the contents of your ASUS Tablet then tap an item to select. Accessing the external storage device To access the external storage device: Insert the microSD card into your ASUS Tablet.
  • Page 86: The Cloud

    Cloud account such as ASUS WebStorage, Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox. ASUS WebStorage Register for or sign in to ASUS WebStorage and get free cloud storage. Automatically upload newly captured photos for instant sharing, sync files among different devices, or share files via your ASUS WebStorage account.
  • Page 87: Data Transfer

    Transfer your data such as contacts, calendar entries, or SMS messages from your old mobile device to your ASUS Tablet via Bluetooth technology. To use Data Transfer: Pair your old mobile device with your ASUS Tablet via Bluetooth. NOTE: For more details on pairing devices, see Pairing your ASUS Tablet to a Bluetooth®...
  • Page 88: Fun And Entertainment

    Fun and entertainment Fun and entertainment Using a headset Have the freedom to do other things while you’re in a call or enjoy listening to your favorite music, using a headset. Connecting the audio jack Insert the 3.5 mm headset jack into the audio port of your device. WARNING! • Do not insert other objects into the audio jack port.
  • Page 89: Play Games

    Play Games Get the latest games online and share them in your social media accounts using the Play Games app. You can also join multiplayer games and check out leaderboards for some competitive gaming fun. IMPORTANT! Log in to your Google account to maximize the features of Play Games. Using Play Games To use Play Games: >...
  • Page 90: Music

    Music app automatically searches for music files from the internal and external storages on your ASUS Tablet. You can organize these music files in a playlist or add them in a queue to play them sequentially. You can also stream music from cloud accounts such as ASUS WebStorage, Dropbox, OneDrive, and Drive.
  • Page 91: Streaming Cloud Music

    Tap this option to configure the Music settings. Streaming Cloud music Register or sign in to a cloud account and stream music from your cloud account to your ASUS Tablet. IMPORTANT! Ensure that Wi-Fi or mobile network is enabled on your ASUS Tablet. For details, see Staying connected.
  • Page 92: Creating A Playlist

    To use PlayTo: > PlayTo. From a currently-playing song, tap Tap the device that you want to stream music to. Music from your ASUS Tablet will play or stream on the other device. > Disconnect. To stop PlayTo, tap...
  • Page 93: Staying Connected

    • For more details on your mobile network charges/fees and setttings, contact your mobile service provider. Wi-Fi The Wi-Fi technology of your ASUS Tablet gets you connected to the wireless world. Update your social media accounts, browse the Internet, or exchange data and messages wirelessly from your ASUS Tablet. Enabling Wi-Fi Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following: •...
  • Page 94: Connecting To A Wi-Fi Network

    Quick Settings screen. Bluetooth® Use the Bluetooth feature of your ASUS Tablet to send or receive files and stream multimedia files with other smart devices over short distances. With Bluetooth, you can share your media files with your friends’ smart devices, send data for print with a Bluetooh printer, or play music files with a Bluetooth speaker.
  • Page 95: Pairing Your Asus Tablet To A Bluetooth® Device

    Pairing your ASUS Tablet to a Bluetooth® device Before using the Bluetooth feature of your ASUS Tablet in full scale, you have to pair it first with the Bluetooth device. The ASUS Tablet automatically stores the pairing connection of the Bluetooth device.
  • Page 96: Tethering

    Tethering When Wi-Fi service is not available, you can use your ASUS Tablet as a modem or turn it into a Wi-Fi hotspot to get Internet access on your laptop, tablet, and other mobile devices. IMPORTANT! Most mobile service providers may require a data plan for you to be able to use the tethering function.
  • Page 97: Bluetooth Tethering

    Wi-Fi network. Bluetooth Tethering Enable Bluetooth on your ASUS Tablet and use it as a modem for Internet access on your Bluetooth- enabled mobile devices such as a laptop or a tablet. Enable Bluetooth on your ASUS Tablet and the other device.
  • Page 98: Playto

    PlayTo app lets you screencast your ASUS Tablet to a streaming-supported display. Doing this allows an external display to become a dual monitor or second screen to your ASUS Tablet. IMPORTANT! Your external display must have Miracast™ or DLNA® technology to support PlayTo app.
  • Page 99: Travel And Maps

    Travel and Maps Travel and Maps Weather Get real-time weather updates straight from your ASUS Tablet using the weather app. Using Weather, you can also check other weather details from around the world. Launching the Weather app From your Home screen, launch the Weather app using either of the following options: >...
  • Page 100: Weather Home Screen

    Weather home screen Set up and get your current location’s weather updates as well as other parts of the world. You can display the weather updates or daily weather forecast on the What’s Next widget or app, and on the Calendar app.
  • Page 101: Clock

    Clock Customize the time zone settings of your ASUS Tablet, set alarms, and use your ASUS Tablet as a stop watch using the Clock app. Launching Clock Launch the Clock app using either of the following options: > Clock. •...
  • Page 102: Alarm Clock

    Alarm clock to access the world clock settings of your ASUS Tablet. Tap this to access the settings of the alarm clock feature. Tap this to delete any of the previously set alarms. Tap this to set a new alarm time.
  • Page 103: Timer

    Timer You may set multiple timer options for your ASUS Tablet. To do this, follow the steps below: Setting the timer to access the timer feature of your ASUS Tablet. numeric keypad Use the numeric keypad to input your target time then tap start to start the timer.
  • Page 104: Zenlink

    Your ZenLink comprises of the following apps: Party Link, Share Link, PC Link, and Remote Link NOTE: Some of these ZenLink apps may not be available in your ASUS Tablet. Party Link Create or join a virtual group to seamlessly share photos in real-time.
  • Page 105: Receiving Photos

    Receiving photos To receive photos from other Party Link-enabled devices: Launch Camera then tap > OK. Tap Join a group > Scan to start searching for other Party Link-enabled devices. From the list, tap the group you would like to join then tap Join. (optional) If you the group is password-protected, ask the owner for the password to proceed.
  • Page 106: Share Link

    Share and receive files, apps, or media contents with Android mobile devices using Share Link app (for ASUS mobile devices) or SHAREit app (for other mobile devices) via a Wi-Fi hotspot. With this app, you can send or receive files that are larger than 100 MB and lets you share or receive multiple files at the same time.
  • Page 107 After your ASUS Tablet detects the other devices, tap the device that you want to share your files with. Chapter 9: ZenLink...
  • Page 108: Receiving Files

    Tap Receive file to receive the files from the sender. PC Link Use your computer to access and control your ASUS Tablet and its apps via the PC Link. It allows you to control your ASUS Tablet using your computer’s keyboard and mouse.
  • Page 109 Understanding the PC Link settings Click this icon to rotate the mirrored ASUS Tablet screen on your computer screen. Click this icon to minimize or maximize the volume. Click this icon to capture a screenshot. Click this icon to wake your ASUS Tablet or put it to sleep.
  • Page 110: Remote Link

    Remote Link Turn your ASUS Tablet into a wireless input device and a presentation tool. Using this app, you can use your ASUS Tablet as a touchpad, touchscreen panel, laser pointer for presentations, and Windows® Media Player controller while connected to your computer via bluetooth.
  • Page 111 Remote Link presentation controller to control the presentation slides on your computer. Tap this button to go to next slide. Tap this button to go back to previous slide. Remote Link Windows® Media Player controller to control the Windows® Media player. Tap this button to go back to previous song/music file.
  • Page 112 Remote Link keyboard input to use keyboard input. You can also use the microphone icon for voice input. Tap this button to key in your message via voice input. Tap this button to send the message to your computer. Key in your message in this field. Chapter 9: ZenLink...
  • Page 113: Zen Everywhere

    Zen Everywhere Zen Everywhere Special Zen Tools Calculator One-swipe and a tap is all it takes to launch your Calculator. When you open the Quick settings panel, the Calculator icon is there visibly on top of the list. Tap it to get started with your computations.
  • Page 114 Calculator screen Chapter 10: Zen Everywhere...
  • Page 115: Quick Memo

    Creating a sticky note You can turn Quick Memo notes into a sticky note so you can view them wherever, on your ASUS Tablet. To create a sticky note, just tap on the pin icon on the upper right corner of Quick Memo after creating your note.
  • Page 116: Sound Recorder

    Sound Recorder Record audio files using your ASUS Tablet by enabling the Sound Recorder app. Launching Sound Recorder To launch Sound Recorder, tap > Sound Recorder. Tap to customize the Sound Recorder settings Tap to view the list of saved audio recording files...
  • Page 117 Pausing a recording During a paused recording, you can choose to resume, delete, or save the recording. Tap to resume the recording. Tap to delete the recording. Tap to save the recording. Recording List From the Recording List, you can play, rename, share, or delete a saved audio recording file. To view your recording list, tap from the Sound Recorder main screen.
  • Page 118: Audio Wizard

    Audio Wizard AudioWizard allows you to customize the sound modes of your ASUS Tablet for a clearer audio output that fits actual usage scenarios. Using Audio Wizard To use AudioWizard: Tap ASUS > Audio Wizard. In the AudioWizard window, tap the sound mode you want to activate then tap Done to save and exit.
  • Page 119: Splendid

    Splendid ASUS Splendid allows you to easily adjust the display settings. It enriches the color of your screen with these two ASUS Splendid modes: Vivid Mode and Reading Mode. Vivid Mode Enable the Vivid Mode and customize the image settings such as color temperature, hue, and saturation.
  • Page 120: Reading Mode

    Reading Mode Turn on the Reading Mode to automatically optimize the color of the screen for a more comfortable reading experience. From your Home screen, do any of the following to launch the Reading Mode screen: Tap Reading mode from the Quick settings panel. •...
  • Page 121: Power Saver

    Power Saver Fully maximize or extend the power of your ASUS Tablet even when it is idle or while it stays connected to your network. Smartly customize the power settings for your frequent activities such as reading emails or watching videos.
  • Page 122: Customizing Power Saver

    Set the brightness level for your frequent activities such as reading emails or ebooks, watching videos, browsing websites, and listening to music. You can also enable the power saving function for some apps or enable the auto-disconnection of your network when your ASUS Tablet is asleep. From Power Saver, tick Customized mode, then tap Tick an activity, then set the brightness level in percentage.
  • Page 123: Maintain Your Zen

    On the Settings screen, slide down to display other items then tap About. Tap System update then tap Check Update. NOTE: You can preview the last time your ASUS Tablet’s system was updated at the Last update check: of the System update window.
  • Page 124: Securing Your Asus Tablet

    Use the security features of your ASUS Tablet to prevent unauthorized access of information. Unlocking your screen When the screen is locked, you can open it with the security unlocking options that the ASUS Tablet offers you. then tap Settings > Lock Screen.
  • Page 125 Read the instructions in setting up Face Unlock on your screen, then tap Continue. Hold your ASUS Tablet at eye level and align your face on the outline of your screen to capture NOTE: The green-dotted outline indicates that the ASUS Tablet has detected your face and in the process of capturing the image.
  • Page 126 If Face Unlock cannot recognize your face, you will be prompted to select a secondary option to unlock your ASUS Tablet. Select Pattern if you want to unlock your ASUS Tablet by a pattern, or PIN to unlock it by keying in your PIN then follow the succeeding onscreen instructions.
  • Page 127 Key in at least four numbers to set a PIN. IMPORTANT! Ensure to remember the PIN that you created to unlock your device. Chapter 11: Maintain your Zen...
  • Page 128 Instant camera: Slide the Instant camera switch to ON to launch the Camera app even if your • ASUS Tablet is in idle mode by pressing the volume button twice. • Owner info: Tap this to edit and key in the information that you want to appear even when your screen is locked.
  • Page 129 Know your ASUS Tablet’s identity such as serial number, IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number, or model number. This is important, as when you may lose your ASUS Tablet, you can contact your mobile carrier and provide the information to blacklist the unauthorized use of your ASUS Tablet.
  • Page 130: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference. • This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules.
  • Page 131 RF Exposure Information (SAR) This device meets the government’s requirements for exposure to radio waves. This device 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 employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR.
  • Page 132: Ic Warning Statement

    This product is compliant with the regulations of the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC. The Declaration of Conformity can be downloaded from Rechargeable Battery Recycling Service in North America For US and Canada customers, you can call 1-800-822-8837 (toll-free) for recycling information of your ASUS products’ rechargeable batteries. Appendix...
  • Page 133: Prevention Of Hearing Loss

    Prevention of Hearing Loss To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods. À pleine puissance, l’écoute prolongée du baladeur peut endommager l’oreille de l’utilisateur. For France, headphones/earphones for this device are compliant with the sound pressure level requirement laid down in the applicable EN50332-1:2000 and/or EN50332-2:2003 standard required by French Article L.5232-1.
  • Page 134: Ce Mark Warning

    H05VV-F, 2G, 0.75mm ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components as well as the packaging materials. Please go to
  • Page 135: India Rohs

    I/O ports are located. Green ASUS notice ASUS is devoted to creating environment-friendly products and packaging to safeguard consumers’ health while minimizing the impact on the environment. The reduction of the number of the manual pages complies with the reduction of carbon emission.
  • Page 136 Circumstances may arise where because of a default on ASUS’ part or other liability, you are entitled to recover damages from ASUS. In each such instance, regardless of the basis on which you are entitled to claim damages from ASUS, ASUS is liable for no more than damages for bodily injury (including death) and damage to real property and tangible personal property;...
  • Page 137: Index

    Index Index - launching 101 - stopwatch 102 - timer 103 - world clock 101 Cloud music Advanced camera features 59 - adding cloud account 91 All Smiles 63 - streaming 91 - see also Advanced camera features 59 Contacts 33 App shortcuts 21 - adding 34 - adding 21...
  • Page 138 Power Saver 121 - customizing 28 - customizing 122 - customizing the quick access buttons 29 - setting up 121 - see also Securing your ASUS Tablet 124 Quick Memo 115 Mobile network 93 Quick settings 26 - enabling 93...
  • Page 139 - receiving files 108 - displaying the 7-day weather forecast 80 - sharing files 106 - getting event reminders 75 Smart remove 63 - getting the weather updates 79 - see also Advanced camera features 59 - see also Weather 99 Social Hotspot - see also Calendar 73 - creating 46...
  • Page 140 EC Declaration of Conformity We, the undersigned, Manufacturer: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Address: 4F, No. 150, LI-TE Rd., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN Authorized representative in Europe: ASUS COMPUTER GmbH Address, City: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN Country: GERMANY declare the following apparatus: ASUS Tablet...

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