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    ASUS Tablet...

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    E9508 June 2014 First Edition...

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    Managing your home ............................38 Quick settings ..............................42 ASUS keyboard settings ..........................46 Voice Search .................................47 Lock Screen ................................50 Connecting your ASUS Tablet to your computer ..............51 Connecting with your notebook ........................51 Connecting with your desktop PC .......................52 Organizing contacts Managing contacts ........................54 Adding contacts ..............................54...

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    Exporting contacts ............................56 Send messages and more Messaging ..........................58 Sending or replying to messages .........................58 Setting up your messaging options ......................59 Omlet Chat ..........................60 Registering to Omlet Chat ..........................60 Using Omlet chat ...............................63 Sending multimedia messages ........................64 Access your emails Email ............................

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    Advanced camera features ....................... 78 Time Rewind ................................78 HDR ..................................79 Panorama ................................79 Night ..................................80 Selfie ..................................81 Miniature ................................82 Smart remove ..............................83 All Smiles ................................83 Beautification ..............................84 GIF animation ..............................84 Time lapse ................................85 Party Link ........................... 86 Sharing photos ..............................86 Receiving photos ...............................88 Gallery Using the Gallery ........................

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    Sharing a notebook on the Cloud ........................98 Sharing a note ..............................98 Calendar ........................... 100 Creating an event from your ASUS Tablet ....................100 Adding an account to Calendar ......................... 100 Creating an event from your account ...................... 101 What’s Next ..........................102 Do It Later ..........................

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    Keeping your device up-to-date .................... 126 Updating your system ........................... 126 Storage ............................. 126 Backup and reset ........................127 Securing your ASUS Tablet ..................... 128 Unlocking your screen ..........................128 Connect your Zen Wi-Fi ............................138 Enabling Wi-Fi ..............................138 Connecting to a Wi-Fi network ........................

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    Bluetooth ..........................139 ® Enabling Bluetooth® ............................139 Pairing your ASUS Tablet to a Bluetooth® device ................140 Unpairing your ASUS Tablet from the Bluetooth® device ..............140 PlayTo ............................141 The Cloud ..........................142 ASUS WebStorage ............................142 App essentials Switching apps.........................

  • Page 9: Conventions Used

    NOTE: This message contains additional information and tips that can help complete tasks. CAUTION! This message contains important information that must be followed to keep you safe while performing tasks and prevent damage to your ASUS Tablet data and components.

  • Page 10: Care And Safety

    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 11: 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 13: 1 Get Your Zen Ready

    CHAPTER Get your Zen ready! Get your Zen ready!

  • Page 14: Parts And Features

    Parts and features Take a hold of your device and have it up and running in a jiffy. Power/lock button Memory card slot Volume keys Front camera Microphone Rear camera Touch screen Micro SIM card slot Headphone jack Audio speaker Micro-USB connector Hinge hole...

  • Page 15: Installing A Micro-sim Card

    A micro-subscriber identity module (micro-SIM) card stores information, such as your mobile phone number, contacts, messages and other data that gives you access to a mobile network. Your ASUS Tablet comes with a micro-SIM card slot that allows you to send text messages and provides you with data services depending on your subscription.

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    Pull out the micro SIM card tray and place the micro SIM card on the tray with its metal contacts facing down. Align and insert the micro SIM card tray back to the slot.

  • Page 17: 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.

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    Align a memory card with its metal contacts facing up and insert it into the memory card slot. Push the memory card all the way into the slot until it is seated firmly in place. NOTE: After installing a formatted memory card, you can access its contents from File Manager > MicroSD.

  • Page 19: 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.

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    Press the memory card to eject. Pull out the memory card.

  • Page 21: 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.

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    To charge your ASUS Tablet: Connect the micro USB cable to the AC power adapter. Plug the AC power adapter to a grounded power outlet. Connect the micro USB cable to your ASUS Tablet. IMPORTANT! • 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...

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    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 24: 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.

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    Follow the on-screen instructions to select your language, select input methods, setup your mobile network and Wi-Fi, sync accounts, and configure your location services. Use your Google or ASUS account to setup your device, if you do not have a Google or ASUS account yet, go ahead and create one.

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    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 27: Using The Optional Asus Mobile Dock

    Using the optional ASUS Mobile dock If you purchased an optional ASUS Mobile dock, you can connect your ASUS Tablet to support additional features such as keyboard, touchpad, and USB 2.0 functions. Parts and features Latch hook Dock connector Latch hook...

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    Put the ASUS Mobile dock in a flat and stable surface. Align the ASUS Tablet with the ASUS Mobile dock. NOTE: Use the triangle mark of the ASUS Tablet and the triangle mark on the ASUS Mobile dock's release button to align both devices.

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    Using the special keys The special keys on your ASUS Mobile dock have stand-alone functions and some must be used with the function key <Fn>. NOTE: The location of the special keys may vary with country or region. Returns to previous page.

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    Fast forwards or skips to the next track during playback. Mutes the speaker. Decreases the speaker volume. Increases the speaker volume. Returns to Home Screen. Activates the properties menu and is equivalent to or on the screen. PgUp PgUp PgDp Home PgUp PgUp...

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    Using the touchpad Perform these gestures to activate and move the pointer on screen. Finger slide Slide your finger across the touchpad to move the pointer. Tap/Double tap Single tap to select an item. Double-tap to launch an item. Drag and drop Select an item then press and hold the left-click button.

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    Two-finger scroll (left/right) Slide two fingers to scroll left or right. Two-finger scroll (up/down) Slide two fingers to scroll up or down. Two-finger tap and hold Use two fingers to hold a selected item.

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    Press the release button on the ASUS Mobile dock to release the ASUS Tablet. Lift the ASUS Tablet to detach it from the ASUS Mobile dock. NOTE: The input voltage of the ASUS Mobile dock is DC 3.75 V, 0.8 A.

  • Page 35: 2 There's No Place Like Home

    CHAPTER There’s no place like Home There’s no place like Home...

  • Page 36: Zen Home Features

    Zen Home features Home screen Get reminders of important events, app and system updates, weather forecasts, and text messages 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 open Google Search page Tap to open Voice Search Tap to display Time settings...

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    Understanding icons These icons are shown on the status bar and will guide you of the current status of your ASUS Tablet. This icon shows the signal strength of your Wi-Fi connection. This icon shows the battery status of your ASUS Tablet.

  • Page 38: Managing Your Home

    Managing your home Stamp your own personality to your Home screen. Select an attractive design as your wallpaper, add shortcuts for quick access to your fave 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 review more apps or widgets on your Home screen.

  • Page 39: App Shortcuts

    App shortcuts Add shortcuts to quickly access your often-used apps right from your Home screen. To add an app shortcut: Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Apps. From All Apps, tap and hold an app, then drag it to an empty area on your Home screen. To remove an app shortcut: From your Home screen, tap and hold an app, then drag it to X Remove on the top of your screen.

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    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...

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    Applying wallpaper and background tint To apply wallpaper and background tint: Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Wallpapers. Select where you want your wallpaper: on your Home screen, Lock screen, or Home screen and Lock screen.

  • Page 42: Quick Settings

    ASUS Tablet. You can launch Quick settings anytime you need it, even if you are currently using an app on your ASUS Tablet. Launching Quick settings Swipe down from the upper right corner of your ASUS Tablet’s screen.

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    Inside Quick settings Use Quick settings as a one-tap access for some of the features and programs of your ASUS Tablet. to launch your ASUS Tablet’s Settings app. Access settings to view the current list of features that you can enable or disable from the...

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    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.

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    Using System notifications Inside System notifications, you can see the latest updates done and system changes made on your ASUS Tablet. Most of these changes are data and system-related. The System notifications screen is intuitive and can be navigated through the following ways: Tap this to delete all of the listed notifications.

  • Page 46: Asus Keyboard Settings

    ASUS keyboard settings Create SMS messages, emails, and log-in passwords using your ASUS Tablet’s touch keyboard. To access the ASUS keyboard settings: Launch Quick settings then tap Scroll down the Settings screen then select Language & input. beside ASUS Keyboard.

  • Page 47: Voice Search

    Voice Search Make voice commands to your ASUS Tablet then watch it listen and take action using the Voice Search app. Using Voice Search, you can make voice commands to accomplish the following: • Search for data and information online or on your ASUS Tablet • Launch apps inside your ASUS Tablet • Get directions going to a location IMPORTANT! Your ASUS Tablet must be connected to the Internet to be able to use this feature.

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    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.

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    3. Tap Tablet search then tick the box of the search groups you would like to include as source when using Voice Search.

  • Page 50: Lock Screen

    Lock Screen By default, the lock screen appears after turning on your device and while waking it up from sleep mode. From the lock screen, you can proceed to your device’s Android® system by swiping on your touch screen panel. Your device’s lock screen can also be customized to regulate access to your mobile data and apps.

  • Page 51: Connecting Your Asus Tablet To Your Computer

    Connecting your ASUS Tablet to your computer Connect your ASUS Tablet to your computer’s USB port to charge it or transfer files between devices. NOTES: • Charging through a USB port of a computer may take longer time to complete. • If your computer does not provide enough power for charging the ASUS Tablet, charge your ASUS Tablet via the grounded power outlet instead. Connecting with your notebook...

  • Page 52: Connecting With Your Desktop Pc

    Connecting with your desktop PC To connect your ASUS Tablet to your computer: Plug the micro USB connector into your ASUS Tablet. Plug the USB connector to the USB port of your computer.

  • Page 53: 3 Organizing Contacts

    CHAPTER Organizing contacts Organizing contacts...

  • Page 54: Managing Contacts

    Managing contacts Add, import, or export your contacts from your email accounts to your ASUS Tablet and vice-versa. Adding contacts To add contacts: then tap Contacts. then select the account that you want to save your contact: a. E-mail account b.

  • Page 55: Importing Contacts

    Importing contacts Import your contacts and their respective data from one contact source to your ASUS Tablet or e-mail account and vice-versa. To import contacts: then tap Contacts. From the Contacts screen, tap > Manage contacts. Tap Import/export then select from the following importing options: a.

  • Page 56: Exporting Contacts

    Exporting contacts Export your contacts to any of the storage accounts in your ASUS Tablet. then tap Contacts. From the Contacts screen, tap > Manage contacts. Tap Import/export then select from the following exporting options: a. Export to SIM card b.

  • Page 57: 4 Send Messages And More

    CHAPTER Send messages and more Send messages and more...

  • Page 58: Messaging

    Messaging Messaging lets you send, promptly reply, or reply at a later time to important messages from your contacts in any of your SIM cards installed on your device. You can also email your message threads or conversations to others to keep them in the loop. Sending or replying to messages To start a message thread: From the All Apps screen, tap Messaging, then tap...

  • Page 59: Setting Up Your Messaging Options

    Setting up your messaging options You can forward a message thread or conversation to others, and set an alert so you can reply to an important message at a convenient time. To forward an SMS conversation: From the All Apps screen, tap Messaging. >...

  • Page 60: Omlet Chat

    Omlet Chat Omlet Chat is an online messaging app that lets you chat with your friends on the spot, send multimedia messages, and store your data on any of your Cloud accounts securely and privately. NOTE: Omlet Chat app may only be available in some countries. Registering to Omlet Chat There are two ways to register to Omlet Chat, via mobile phone number and e-mail account or Facebook account.

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    If you want Omlet Chat to automatically update your friends from your contacts list, tap Okay! Let’s do it! If you want to add your friends manually, tap No thanks. NOTES: • A series of screens appear for the app's introduction. Follow the onscreen instructions until Omlet Chat main screen appears. • Omlet Chat app can only add contacts with Omlet chat installed to their devices. On the Omlet Chat main screen, tap START CHAT then select a contact that you want to chat. Registering your e-mail or Facebook account Use your e-mail or Facebook account to sign in to Omlet Chat.

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    If you want Omlet Chat to automatically update your friends from your contacts list, tap Okay! Let’s do it! If you want to add your friends manually, tap No thanks. NOTES: • A series of screens appear for the app's introduction. Follow the onscreen instructions until Omlet Chat main screen appears. • Omlet Chat app can only add contacts with Omlet Chat installed to their devices. On the Omlet Chat main screen, tap START CHAT then select a contact that you want to chat. Sending Omlet invites To add contacts to Omlet Chat, you need to send an invite to your friends to download and use Omlet Chat.

  • Page 63: Using Omlet Chat

    Using Omlet chat Send text and multimedia messages for a fun, creative, and interactive conversation. To start conversation, tap Contacts from the Omlet Chat menu then tap the contact name. Sending a chat message To send a chat message, key in your message in What’s up field then tap Sending a voice message To send a voice message, tap and hold while saying your message then release...

  • Page 64: Sending Multimedia Messages

    Tap to launch Camera app and Tap to send a picture from send the captured picture your ASUS Tablet. Tap and hold an app then tap Pin it! to add Tap to send your current...

  • Page 65: 5 Access Your Emails

    CHAPTER Access your emails Access your emails...

  • Page 66: Email

    Add Exchange, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail,, POP3/IMAP accounts so you can receive, create, and browse emails right from your device. You can also sync your email contacts from these accounts to your ASUS Tablet. IMPORTANT! You must be connected to the Internet so you can add an email account or send and receive emails from added accounts.

  • Page 67: Adding Email Accounts

    Adding email accounts To add other email accounts: From the Home screen, tap Email to launch the Email app. > Settings, then tap Tap the mail provider you want to setup. Follow the succeeding instructions to complete setting up your new email account. NOTE: You may also refer to steps 3 to 5 in the Setting up an email account section of this manual to complete this setup process.

  • Page 68: Gmail

    Gmail Using the Gmail app, you can create a new Gmail account or synchronize your existing Gmail account so you can send, receive, and browse emails right from your device. Setting up a Gmail account 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.

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    Use your Google account to backup and restore your settings and data. Tap to sign in to your Gmail account. IMPORTANT! If you have several email accounts aside from Gmail, use Email app to set up and access all your email accounts.

  • Page 71: 6 Capture Moments

    CHAPTER Capture moments Capture moments...

  • Page 72: Launching The Camera App

    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 Drag down until the Camera app is launched. From the home screen Tap Camera.

  • Page 73: Using Camera For The First Time

    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. On the Tutorial screen, tap Skip if you want to skip viewing or Start to view the basic tutorial about using Camera.

  • Page 74: Camera Home Screen

    Camera home screen Tap the icons to start using your camera and explore the image and video features of your ASUS Tablet. Switch between the See the gallery front and rear cameras Take photos Record videos Zoom in or zoom out...

  • Page 75: 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.

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    Shoot mode Set your shutter speed to Timer mode or change the Burst speed under this option. Exposure Enable Touch auto-exposure or Face detection under this option.

  • Page 77: Video Settings

    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 > Scroll down and configure the available options. Image Configure the video quality using these options.

  • Page 78: 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 79: Panorama

    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 80: Night

    Night Take well-lit photos even on night time or on low-light situations using the Night feature of your ASUS Tablet. NOTE: Keep your hands steady while before and while the ASUS Tablet is capturing the image to prevent blurry results.

  • Page 81: Selfie

    > Selfie. to choose how many people should be included in the photo. Use the rear camera to detect faces and wait for your ASUS Tablet to start beeping, counting down until it captures the photo. The Time Rewind viewer appears onscreen on right side of a captured photo. Rotate the button on the viewer to browse through the photos you just took.

  • Page 82: Miniature

    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 83: 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 84: Beautification

    Have fun during and after taking photos of your family and friends using the Beautification feature of your ASUS Tablet. When enabled, this feature allows you to make live beauty enhancements on your subject’s face before you press the shutter button.

  • Page 85: Time Lapse

    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 86: Party Link

    Zen feature. IMPORTANT! This feature is only available with devices that also have Party Link. Sharing photos To share photos captured straight from your ASUS Tablet’s camera: Launch Camera then tap > OK.

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    Tap this if you want to password- protect access to your group. Tap Create a group or Join a group to start sharing photos captured from your ASUS Tablet. IMPORTANT! If you created a password-protected group, you need to share the password to intended recipients...

  • Page 88: 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 89: 7 Gallery

    CHAPTER Gallery Gallery...

  • Page 90: 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 91: Viewing Files From Other Source Locations

    Viewing files from other source locations By default, your Gallery displays all the files on your ASUS Tablet according to their album folders. To view files from other locations accessible via your ASUS Tablet: From the main screen, tap Tap any of the following source locations to view their respective files.

  • Page 92: Sharing Files From The Gallery

    Sharing files from the gallery To share files from the gallery: From the Gallery screen, tap the folder where the files you want to share are located. After opening the folder, tap to activate file selection. Tap the files you want to share. A check mark appears on top of the image you select. then select from the list where you want to share the images.

  • Page 93: Editing An Image

    Editing an image The Gallery also features its own image editing tools that you can use to enhance images saved on your ASUS Tablet. To edit an image: From the Gallery screen, tap the folder where the files are located.

  • Page 95: 8 Work Hard, Play Harder

    CHAPTER Work hard, play harder Work hard, play harder...

  • Page 96: 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.

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    Understanding icons Depending on your selected input mode, these icons appear as you take down your notes on SuperNote. Select this type mode when you want to use the onscreen keyboard to enter your notes. Select this write mode when you want to scribble or write your notes. Select this draw mode when you want to create drawings or doodles.

  • Page 98: 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.

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    In the pop-up screen, tap Share then select the type of file format you want to share it as. In the next screen, select the Cloud storage account or a sharing app where you would like to share your note. Follow the succeeding instructions to complete sharing your selected note.

  • Page 100: Calendar

    Adding an account 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: Launch Calendar.

  • Page 101: 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: NOTE: Your online account must already be added to Calendar before you can proceed with the following steps.

  • Page 102: What's Next

    View your What’s Next alerts from the Lock screen, Systems Notification panel, and What’s Next widget or app. If you’re using What’s Next for the first time, you would have to set up your calendar account or use the Calendar app in your ASUS Tablet. NOTES: • Set up your favorite contacts and VIP groups to receive alerts for missed calls and unread messages or emails from people who matter to you.

  • Page 103: Accessing Or Creating To-do Tasks

    Do It Later Get hold of even the most trivial things in your busy life. Even when you’re too busy, reply to your emails, SMS messages, calls, or read news online at your convenience. Mark your unread messages or emails, interesting web pages, and missed calls as Reply Later, Read Later, or Call Later items.

  • Page 104: Weather

    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. Weather app launcher...

  • Page 105: Weather Home Screen

    Weather home screen Tap this to configure the Weather settings. Tap this to search for weather information from other cities. Swipe up to see other weather information.

  • Page 106: 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: • From your ASUS Tablet’s home screen, tap the digital clock display. > Clock.

  • Page 107: World Clock

    World Clock to access the world clock settings of your ASUS Tablet. Tap this to add a new city to mark on your world clock’s map. Tap this to set your clock on night mode and access the settings of the world clock feature.

  • Page 108: Alarm Clock

    Alarm clock to access the alarm clock settings of your ASUS Tablet. Tap this to set a new alarm time. Tap this to access the settings of the alarm clock feature. Tap this to delete any of the previously set alarms.

  • Page 109: Stopwatch

    Stopwatch to use your ASUS Tablet as a stopwatch. Tap this button to start running the stopwatch feature.

  • Page 110: 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.

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    You may also add new timer settings or delete existing ones that you no longer need. To do any of these options, refer to the following steps: to access the timer feature of your ASUS Tablet. If you previously created a timer setting, these would appear on your Timer home screen. You may delete or add new timer settings using the icons on your Timer home screen.

  • Page 112: File Manager

    File Manager Using File Manager allows you to easily locate and manage your data on the internal storage of your ASUS Tablet and its connected external storage devices. Accessing the internal storage To access the internal storage: > File Manager.

  • Page 113: Accessing The External Storage Device

    Accessing the external storage device To access the external storage device: Insert the microSD card into your ASUS Tablet. NOTE: For more details, refer to the Installing a memory card section in this user guide. > File Manager. > MicroSD to view the contents of your microSD card.

  • Page 114: Accessing Cloud Storage

    Accessing Cloud Storage IMPORTANT! Enable Wi-Fi on your ASUS Tablet to view files from Cloud Storage. To access files saved on your cloud storage accounts: > File Manager. then tap a cloud storage location under Cloud Storage.

  • Page 115: 9 The Internet

    CHAPTER The Internet The Internet...

  • Page 116: Browser

    • To share a page, tap Share page, then select the account or app where you want to share the page to. • To send a page for later reading, tap Read later. The page is added as a to-do task in your Do It Later app. NOTES: • Ensure that your ASUS Tablet is connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network. • If you connect to a mobile network, charges may apply based on your network plan. • Refer to section Connecting to a Wi-Fi network for details.

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    CHAPTER Fun and entertainment Fun and entertainment...

  • Page 118: Using Headset

    Using 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 audio jack Insert the 2.5mm headset jack into the audio port of your device. WARNING! • Do not insert other objects into the audio jack port.

  • Page 119: 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 120: 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: >...

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    Tap to see an overview of your gaming activity. It also shows the gaming activity of your Google+ Play Now contacts. Tap to show your gaming activities under the following options: My Games ALL MY GAMES, MOST RECENTYL PLAYED, INSTALLED Inbox Tap to view invitation and game match mails.

  • Page 122: Music

    Music Access your music collection right on your ASUS Tablet using the Music app. Music allows you to play music files stored internally or from an external storage device. Launching Music > Music. To launch Music, tap Playing songs from your device By default, Music plays all the songs saved in your ASUS Tablet’s internal storage system.

  • Page 123: Playing Songs From The Cloud

    Playing songs from the Cloud IMPORTANT! Enable Wi-Fi on your ASUS Tablet to view files from Cloud music. Your ASUS Tablet currently supports music files saved in the following cloud storage accounts: • ASUS Webstorage • Dropbox • OneDrive • Drive...

  • Page 124: Sound Recorder

    Sound recorder Record audio files using your ASUS Tablet by enabling the Sound Recorder app. Launching Sound Recorder To launch Sound Record, tap > Sound Recorder. Sound Recorder home screen Tap this to customize the Sound Recorder settings. Tap from this list to listen to the saved audio recording files.

  • Page 125: 11 Maintain Your Zen

    CHAPTER Maintain your Zen Maintain your Zen...

  • Page 126: Keeping Your Device Up-to-date

    Storage You can store data, apps, or files on your ASUS Tablet (internal storage), on an external storage, or on an online storage. You need an internet connection to transfer or download your files on an online storage. Use the...

  • Page 127: Backup And Reset

    Backup and reset Back up data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to Google servers using your ASUS Tablet. To do this: then tap Settings > Backup and reset. From the Backup & reset window, you can: • Backup my data: This feature backs up your data, Wif-Fi passwords, and other settings to Google servers when enabled.

  • Page 128: Securing Your Asus Tablet

    Use the security features of your ASUS Tablet to prevent unauthorized calls or 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. To select the screen unlock of your ASUS Tablet: then tap Settings >...

  • Page 129

    Unlock screen options Choose from these options to lock your ASUS Tablet. • Slide: Slide your finger to any direction to unlock your ASUS Tablet.

  • Page 130

    3. Read the instructions in setting up Face Unlock on your screen, then tap Continue. 4. Hold your ASUS Tablet at eye level and align your face on the outline of your screen to capture it. NOTE: The green-dotted outline indicates that the ASUS Tablet has detected your face and in the process of...

  • Page 131

    6. 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.

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    • Pattern: Slide your finger on the dots and create a pattern. IMPORTANT! You can create a pattern with a minimum of four dots. Ensure to remember the pattern that you created to unlock your device.

  • Page 133

    • PIN: Key in at least four numbers to set a PIN. IMPORTANT! Ensure to remember the PIN that you created to unlock your device.

  • Page 134

    • Password: Key in at least four characters to create a password. IMPORTANT! Ensure to remember the password that you created to unlock your device.

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    Configuring the other screen security features Aside from the mode of screen lock, you can also do the following on the Screen security window: • Quick Access: Slide the Quick Access switch to ON to launch apps on the lock screen. What’s Next widget: Slide the What’s Next Widget switch to ON to show the said widget on the lock •...

  • Page 137: 12 Connect Your Zen

    CHAPTER Connect your Zen Connect your Zen...

  • Page 138: Wi-fi

    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 with your ASUS Tablet. Enabling Wi-Fi To enable Wi-Fi: on the Home screen then tap Settings app.

  • Page 139: Disabling Wi-fi

    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 140: 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 141: Playto

    Setup the streaming-supported display you want to use with your ASUS Tablet. Launch Quick settings on your ASUS Tablet then tap PlayTo. Refer to the SSID shown on your streaming-supported display and select the same SSID on your ASUS Tablet to start pairing.

  • Page 142: The Cloud

    ASUS WebStorage, Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox. ASUS WebStorage Register for or sign in to ASUS WebStorage and get up to 5GB of free cloud storage account. Automatically upload newly captured photos for instant sharing, sync files among different devices, or share files via your ASUS WebStorage account.

  • Page 143: 13 App Essentials

    CHAPTER App essentials App essentials...

  • Page 144: Switching Apps

    Switching apps When you’ve launched several apps on your Zen, you can easily switch between your recently-launched apps. to view your recently-launched apps. • Tap an app to view it. • To remove an app, simply swipe it to the left or right. Locking apps Secure your apps from unauthorized use with a 4-12 digit password. To lock your apps: From All Apps, tap >...

  • Page 145: Downloading Apps

    Downloading apps Download tons of apps and games from Play Store directly to your ASUS Tablet. Some of the apps and games are free, others you may need to purchase using a credit card or other payment form. To download apps: Tap Play Store from your Home screen.

  • Page 147: 14 There's More To Your Zen

    CHAPTER There’s more to your Zen There’s more to your Zen...

  • Page 148: 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 149: Customizing Power Saver

    If you want to enable the auto-disconnection of your network, tick IM and other apps using push notification. Your ASUS Tablet will automatically disconnect from your network when it is idle, and will resume the network connection when you wake up your ASUS Tablet.

  • Page 150: Asus Splendid

    ASUS Splendid ASUS Splendid allows you to easily adjust the display settings. Tap to switch between tabs Move to turn on/ off the Vivid Mode Move to adjust the color temperature Tap to reset to the last changes you made...

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    APPENDIX Appendix...

  • Page 152: Notices

    EC Declaration of Conformity This product is compliant with the regulations of the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC. The Declaration of Conformity can be downloaded from Prevention of Hearing Loss To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods.

  • Page 153: Ce Mark Warning, Rechargeable Battery Recycling Service In North America

    This device is restricted for indoor use only when operating under 5150 MHz of frequency range. 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.

  • Page 154: Ic Warning Statement, Ic Radiation Exposure Statement

    IC Warning Statement The device could automatically discontinue transmission in case of absence of information to transmit, or operational failure. Note that this is not intended to prohibit transmission of control or signaling information or the use of repetitive codes where required by the technology. The device for the band 5150-5250 MHz is only for indoor usage to reduce potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems;...

  • Page 155: India Rohs, Power Safety Requirement, Coating Notice, Green Asus Notice, Regional Notice For Singapore

    The reduction of the number of the manual pages complies with the reduction of carbon emission. For the detailed user manual and related information, refer to the user manual included in the ASUS Tablet or visit the ASUS Support Site at

  • Page 156

    Model name: K018 (TF103CG) Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Address: 4F, No.150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN Authorised represe ASUS Computer GmbH ntative in Europe: Address: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN, GERMANY...

  • Page 157

    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 158: Ec Declaration Of Conformity

    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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