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****** Page 2 ****** 2- 0 2014 All Rights Resaved Acer Iconia Talk 7 User’s Manual Covers: A1-724 Regulatory Model Number (RMN): A1411 This revision: October 2014 Sign up for an Acer ID and enjoy great benefits Open the Acer Porta/ app from the Start screen to sign up for an Acer ID or sign in if you already have an Acer ID There are three great reasons for you to get an Acer ID: • Build Your Own Cloud with Acer BY OC. • Get the latest offers and product information. • Register your device for warranty service. For more information, please visit the Acer BY OC website: acer.com/byoc-start Important This manual contains proprietary information that is protected by copyright laws. The information contained in this manual is subject to change without notice. Images provided herein are for reference only and may contain information or features that do not apply to your computer. Acer Group shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained in this manual. Acer Iconia Talk S Model number: Serial number: Date of purchase: Place of purchase:
****** Page 3 ****** Table of contents – 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS Getting started with your tablet 4 Features and functions. 4 Unpacking your tablet. 4 Getting to know your 5 Turning on for the first time 6 Charging your tablet 8 Assembling the power adapter……………. 8 Using your tablet 10 Using the touchscreen 10 The Home screen 10 The onscreen keyboard. 17 Editing text 18 Shutting down your tablet…………….. 19 Connecting devices to your tablet 20 Connecting to AC power…………………… 20 Inserting a microSD card 20 Transferring files between your tablet and a PC………………………………………… 20 Connecting a Bluetooth device 21 Accessories . 21 Going online 22 Managing Wi-Fi connections . 22 Browsing the Internet. ……….. 22 Setting up the Email application . 23 Google services . Playing music Multimedia playback Managing people and contacts Using the camera and camcorder Camera/camcorder Icons and indicators Taking a photo Shooting a video. Acer Touch WakeApp How to use Touch WakeApp Advanced settings Wireless & Networks. Device……. System. Updating your tablet’s operating system Resetting your tablet… FAQ and troubleshooting Other sources of help Specifications End user license agreement 23 28 28 30 33 33 36 37 38 38 40 40 42 43 44 45 46 47 49 50 53
****** Page 4 ****** 4 – Getting started with your tablet GETTING STARTED WITH YOUR TABLET Features and functions Your new tablet offers leading, easy-to-access multimedia and entertainment features. You can: • Connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi. • Access your email while on the move. • Keep in touch with your friends via your People and social networking APPs. Unpacking your tablet Your new tablet comes packed in a protective box. Carefully unpack the box and remove the contents. If any of the following items are missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately: • Acer Iconia tablet • Product setup and safety information • USB cable • AC adapter • Warranty card Note Before using your tablet for the first time, you need to charge it for at least four hours. After that you can recharge the battery as needed
****** Page 5 ****** Getting to know your tablet Views 12 6 11 O Getting staffed with your tablet – 5 12 7 4 9 5 Description No. 1 2 3 4 5 Item Micro USB port (Slave) 3.5 mm headphone jack microSD card slot Front-facing camera Touchscreen Connects to a computer via a USB cable. Also serves as the charging port for the AC adapter. For more information, see Charging your tablet on page 8. Connects to stereo headphones. Insert a microSD card into the slot. A 2-megapixel camera for video chats and self-portrait images. 7″ IPS capacitive touchscreen.
****** Page 6 ****** 6 – Getting started with your tablet No. 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Item Microphone Speaker Micro SIM slot Power button Description Receives audio for video chats and Internet calls. Emits audio. Accepts a micro SIM card. Long press to turn the tablet on, press briefly to turn the screen on/off or enter sleep mode; press and hold to turn the tablet off. Increases and decreases the tablet Volume control key volume. A 5-megapixel camera for taking high- Rear-facing camera resolution images. Second microphone for noise- Microphone cancellation. Turning on for the first time To turn on your tablet, press and hold the power button until you see the Acer logo. Wait a moment for your tablet to boot up. You will then be asked some questions before you can use your tablet. To start, tap to select your language then tap the arrow. Follow the rest of the instructions as they are displayed. Welcome English (United States} (Espaha’ If the tablet’s screen turns off, it has entered sleep mode. Briefly press the power button to wake it up. For more information see Waking
****** Page 7 ****** Getting staffed with your tablet – 7 your tablet on page 19. Alternatively, to wake your tablet using gestures, see Acer Touch WakeApp on page 38. Sign in to or create a Google account If you have Internet access, your tablet allows you to synchronize information with a Google account. During the start-up process, you may create or sign in to an account, which will be used to synchronize your contact list, email, calendar and other information. If you do not yet have Internet access, or do not want to use this feature, then tap Skip. O Important You must sign in to a Google Account to use Gmail, Hangouts, Google Calendar, and other Google Apps; to download APPs from Google Play; to back up your settings to Google servers; and to take advantage of other Google services on your tablet. If you want to restore existing settings from another device with Android 2.0 (or later) installed, you must sign in to your Google account during setup. If you wait until after setup is complete, your settings will not be restored. If you have multiple Google accounts, such as separate accounts for personal and business contacts, you can access and synchonize them from the Accounts settings section. See Multiple Google accounts on page 44
****** Page 8 ****** 8 – Charging your tablet CHARGING YOUR TABLET Assembling the power adapter Your tablet is bundled with one of two types of USB power adapters: a fixed-prong type or a removable-prong type. Both types are described in this manual. Fixed-prong type The prongs and power adapter body form a complete piece, no assembly required. Simply slide the large end of the USB cable into the power adapter body (it will fit in only one direction). You cannot remove or switch the prongs with this type of adapter. Removable-prong type Align arrows on the power adapter head and body. Insert the head onto the power adapter body and turn the head towards “CLOSE” printed on the head until it clicks into place. Simply slide the large end of the USB cable into the power adapter body (it will fit in only one direction). 2
****** Page 9 ****** Charging your tablet – 9 Connecting power Connect the power connector to your tablet and plug the AC adapter into any AC outlet. Warning Only use an Acer-approved adapter to charge your device. Note It is normal for the tablet surface to become warm during charging or long periods of use.
****** Page 10 ****** 10 – Using your tablet IJslNG YOUR TABLET Using the touchscreen Your tablet uses a touchscreen for selecting items and entering information. Use your finger to tap the screen. Tap: Touch the screen once to open items and select options. Drag: Hold your finger on the screen and drag across the screen to select text and images. Tap and hold: Tap and hold an item to see a list of actions available for that item. On the pop-up menu that appears, tap the action you want to perform. Scroll: To scroll up or down the screen, simply drag your finger up or down the screen in the direction that you want to scroll. The Home screen When you start your tablet, or wake it from power saving, it will display the Home screen. This screen gives you quick access to information and simple controls with widgets or shortcuts to APPs. Widgets display information such as the time and weather, or provide additional controls and direct access to APPs. Some have been pre- installed on your tablet, while others may be downloaded from Google Play. The Home screen already features some useful controls and information. Note Bundled APPs differ depending on region and configuration. Search To search for APPs, files or for information on the internet, tap the Google bar at the top. Simply enter the text you want to find. Tap the arrow or Enter key to search the internet, or tap one of the suggestions, APPs or files shown in the list.
****** Page 11 ****** Using your tablet – 11 In order to search or browse the internet, you must be connected to a wireless network. See Going online on page 22 You can also choose what Google Search searches for. Within search, tap the Hide button (replaces Back) to hide the keyboard. Then tap the Menu icon > Settings > Tablet search. Select the APPs you want Google Search to search. Voice search If voice search is available, tap the microphone and speak your search request. See Voice Search on page 24. Navigation To navigate through menus and options, three (or more) icons are shown in the Back bottom-left corner. Back Home Tap this icon to go to the previous page, or to go up one level in a menu. This icon may be replaced with the hide icon in certain cases (such as if the keyboard or list of recent APPs is shown). Home Tap this icon to go directly to the Home screen. Recent Recent Hide Tap this icon to see recently opened APPs. Tap an application to open it, or tap anywhere on the screen to return to the Home screen. The extended Home screen The Home screen extends to either side of the initial Home screen, giving you more room to add widgets or organize shortcuts. To view the extended Home screen, swipe your finger to the left or right. A total of five pages are available, two to the left and two to the right. To change or add widgets on any of the screens see Personalizing the Home screen on page 15
****** Page 12 ****** 12 – Using your tablet The application menu To access the application menu, tap in the center of the application dock. The application menu displays APPs and widgets available on your tablet. APPs are displayed in alphabetical order. Swipe to the left to see more APPs. When you are on the last page of APPs, swipe to the left to see widgets available on your tablet. See Personalizing the Home screen on page 15 Tap the Play Store icon to open Google Play. Adding an application to a Home screen Tap and hold an icon to add a shortcut to one of your Home screens. When you select an icon, you are taken to the initial Home screen. You can drag the selected icon to any extended home screen.
****** Page 13 ****** Status and notification area Status and notification icons are shown at the top of the screen. The top-right area displays a variety of information, such as time, battery status, and connectivity. The top-left area displays event icons, such as a new message. Signal strength Using your tablet – 13 a 10:20 AM Battery Time charge status Swipe down from the top to display notification details such as current downloads and media controls such as “play/pause” and “next track” when music is playing. Tap to display Quick Settings. Tap to clear notification details. 10:29 AM user arri«ce Improv—rent Proqram Tmxh to ‘”n user Program into WEF i network as a rredia device Tax:h use 10:29 AM o
****** Page 14 ****** 14 – Using your tablet Quick Settings icons Note Many Quick Settings icons turn green when active. Icon Name Battery Settings Acer Wireless Bluetooth Data connection Audio profile Location Airplane mode Brightness Cast screen Auto rotate Description Displays current battery status. Tap to display battery life details. Tap to display your device’s settings menu. Tap to toggle Wi-Fi on and off (waves indicate signal strength). Small “up” and “down” arrows mean information is being transmitted and received, respectively. Tap and hold to display Wi-Fi settings. Tap to toggle Bluetooth on and off. Tap and hold to display Bluetooth settings. Tap to toggle your device’s data connection on and off. Tap to toggle your device’s audio profiles Tap to toggle your device’s location services on and off. Tap and hold to display location service settings. Tap to toggle Airplane mode on and off. When on, all wireless connectivity is disconnected. Tap to adjust the screen’s brightness (button always remains green). Tap to connect to display a list of pre-paired devices. Tap the appropriate device to connect. If you are using a device for the first time, tap Cast screen then Settings. Tap and hold to display Bluetooth settings. Tap to toggle automatic screen rotation on and off. Tap to open the Acer Touch WakeApp settings Touch WakeApp menu.
****** Page 15 ****** Icon Name Float gadget Alarm Using your tablet – 15 Description Tap to open the Float gadget in its own resizable window while keeping what you were doing visible. Choose from calendar, map, calculator, or memo. Tap to set the alarm. Personalizing the Home screen Note If your device’s battery is getting too hot, you will be notified and advised to turn off the device. If you fail to turn it off, it will shut down automatically. You may personalize your Home screen by adding or removing application shortcuts or widgets, and by changing the wallpaper. Adding or removing shortcuts or widgets To add shortcuts or widgets, tap the APP menu icon in the bottom- center of the Home screen. The APP menu contains a list of shortcuts to APPs you can drag to a Home screen. Tap WIDGETS to see small APPs and links (such as custom shortcuts, contacts or bookmarks) that you can add to a Home screen. Widgets are small APPs that display constantly-updated information or quick shortcuts to APPs or special functions. To move an APP or widget to the Home screen, tap and hold an item until it is selected. The Home screen will open. Drag the item to any free area on the screen. To view information about the APP or widget, drag it to the icon at the top of the screen. To move the item to a different Home screen, drag it to the side of the screen, the Home screen will switch to the screen in that direction. Release the item when it is positioned correctly.
****** Page 16 ****** 16 – Using your tablet Removing an item from the Home screen To remove an item from the Home screen, tap and hold screen. Simply drag the item to the Remove option. Changing the Home screen wallpaper Tap and hold any open space on the Home screen. Here you can choose from a variety of options to set as the background to your device. C.ooglc THU. Choose wallpaper from ASTRO File Manager Gallery Live Wallpapers Photos Wallpapers Games Ot.:okivc..
****** Page 17 ****** Using your tablet – 17 The onscreen keyboard When you tap a text box to enter text, an onscreen keyboard will appear. Simply tap on keys to enter text. gifO. 7123 Note The layout of the keyboard varies slightly, depending on the application and information that is required. Tap the ? 123 button to see numbers and special characters, and then tap the Settings > Security > Screen lock. If you forget your unlock pattern, please refer to Unlock pattern on page 48. Shutting down your tablet If you won’t use your tablet for an extended period of time, turn it off to save battery power. To turn off your tablet (even when locked), press and hold the power button for one second. Tap Power off and confirm the shut down. To force a shutdown, press and hold the power button until the tablet shuts down (about four seconds).
****** Page 20 ****** 20 – Connecting devices to your tablet CONNECTING DEVICES TO YOUR TABLET Connecting to AC power See Charging your tablet on page 8 Inserting a microSD card You may install a microSD card to expand your device’s storage space. Ensure that the microSD card is inserted all the way into the card slot. Note Your tablet only supports microSD cards that use the FAT or FAT32 file system. Check card capacity in the External SD card section of APPs > Settings > Storage. Transferring files between your tablet and a PC Your tablet and any connected storage devices can be accessed from a PC with a USB connection. Connecting to a PC as a USB storage device If you wish to transfer information between your device and your computer (either the microSD card in your device or the device’s
****** Page 21 ****** Connecting devices to your tablet – 21 internal memory), you can connect your device to a PC using the supplied USB cable. 1. Plug the USB sync cable into the micro USB connector on your device. 2. Plug the USB client connector into an available USB port on your computer. 3. Swipe down the top-left notification area and tap Connected as a media device to choose whether to connect as a Media device (MTP) (the default option) or Camera (PTP). Your device will now be available as a drive in your computer’s file explorer. Connecting a Bluetooth device Only A2DP stereo headsets (playback only, no microphone) are supported. Please check for updates to the tablet’s software which may add support for additional Bluetooth devices. For Bluetooth settings, tap APPs > Settings, then under WIRELESS & NETWORKS tap Bluetooth. Turn Bluetooth on and tap Search for devices to scan for nearby devices. Accessories For a complete list of accessories, visit store.acer.com.
****** Page 22 ****** 22 – Going online GOING ONLINE Managing Wi-Fi connections If you did not connect to a Wi-Fi network when you first started your tablet, or want to connect to a new network, tap APPs > Settings > Wi-Fi to manage your connection settings. Alternatively, swipe down from the top-right of the screen and tap the Wi-Fi button to toggle on and off the Wi-Fi connection. If Wi-Fi is not on, tap the Wi-Fi ON switch and wait for your tablet to detect nearby networks. Tap the name of your network and enter a security password, if needed. Browsing the Internet In order to browse the Internet with your tablet, you must be connected to a network with a connection to the internet. Using the browser To start browsing, tap the Chrome icon on the Home screen, or open the application menu and select Chrome. To enter a website address, tap the address box at the top of the page. Enter the address using the keyboard and tap Go. To view your bookmarks, adjust browswer settings, and perform other tasks, tap the Menu icon. Chrome enables you to open multiple tabs. When a page is open, tap the small button to O switch between pages that are currently open. The number indicates how many tabs are V Nitro Acer OCFD acer.euntw;aeO’•c New tab New incw-vito tab BookmÜks Recent History IHnd in Add to hcnæscreen Request desktop. Acer 8. Settings Help & feedbæk V Mt•po
****** Page 23 ****** Going online – 23 currently open. Tap + New tab to open a new tab. Setting up the Email application The Email application enables you to access email from most popular email providers. Most accounts can be set up in two steps. Open the application menu and then tap Email to start setting up your email access. Enter your email address and password tap Manual setup to enter the parameters manually or simply tap Next to finish the setup process. The combined inbox feature of your tablet allows you to view emails from multiple accounts in a single inbox. Google services / Note APPs may not be available in all countries and regions. You must activate a Google account before using Google services The first time you access Google services, you must read and accept the Terms of Service. The contents and design of Google Play varies by region. For example, in some regions, you can also browse for and purchase movies, books, magazines, or music. Updates may add new categories or change how to navigate Google Play at any time. Setting up your Google email 1 . Make sure your tablet is connected to the internet. 2. From the application menu tap Gmail. If you did not enter a Gmail account address and password when you first started your tablet, follow the instructions.
****** Page 24 ****** 24 – Going online Composing an email 1 . Make sure your tablet is connected to the internet. 2. Open the application menu and tap Gmail. 3. Tap * . 4. Enter the recipient’s email address, the subject and message. 5. When you are finished composing your message, tap Send Voice Search Note Voice Search is available only in selected regions. With voice actions, you can send emails, find directions to locations, search the internet and even send a note to yourself using your own voice. In Chrome, tap the microphone icon in the address bar for voice searches. When the Speak now prompt displays, state your command or query. You’re all done! your day, Of type ‘JDL Speak ltow O
****** Page 25 ****** Going online – 25 Play Store Tap Play Store from the home screen or application menu to open Google Play. Here you can obtain a variety of add-on programs and APPs to enhance the functionality of your tablet. You can browse Google Play by category or tap the search icon to search for a specific application. For the best user experience, you are advised to not download APPs that use 3D graphics. Once you have selected an application, tap the Install button to download and install the application. You will be told which services (contact information, wireless access, GPS, etc.) the application requires access in order to function correctly. If none of these services seem unusual, tap Accept & download to proceed with the installation. Play 50re Play MORF SNI Settings > Apps, then select the the APP you wish to uninstall and tap Uninstall. You also may uninstall the downloaded app by tapping and holding it and dragging it to Uninstall at the top of the screen. Dragging an APP icon to Remove on the Home screen only deletes the shortcut.
****** Page 27 ****** Going online – 27 Google Hangouts Tap Hangouts from the application menu to open Google Hangouts. Here you can see a list of your contacts connected to Google Hangouts services. Tap on a contact to open a chat session. After you have connected, you can open a video chat session. uanqouts Sand a monsagc ar start a call
****** Page 28 ****** 28 – Playing music PLAYING MUSIC Multimedia playback Your tablet comes supplied with a variety of programs that you can use to enjoy multimedia content. Note The available option of Google Play Music varies by region. For example, in some regions, Google Play Music can serve as cloud storage for your personal music collection and make it available on all your devices. Updates may change how to navigate these media APPs at any time. Play Music Use Play Music to listen to music and other audio files that you download or copy from your computer, USB drive, mass storage device, etc. Tap APPs > Play Music to open the application. Music Add Music Swipe in from the left side to display a list of views, such as Listen Now, My Library, and Playlists. The Listen Now drop-down list at the top-left stays the same across all views. Selecting “All music” displays all the music you have both on the tablet and in the cloud (if cloud service is available in your area). Selecting “On device” displays only
****** Page 29 ****** Playing music – 29 the music you currently have on the tablet. General settings can also be accessed by swiping in from the left side and tapping Settings. Albums and invidividual tracks have their own Menu buttons as well, each with their own set of options. You can return to the Home page while playing music. The current track along with basic music control functions appear in the notification area. See Status and notification area on page 13.
****** Page 30 ****** 30 – Managing people and contacts MANAGING PEOPLE AND CONTACTS Your tablet features an address book that allows you to save contacts to the internal memory or your Google account. Tap People from the application menu to view your contacts. If you don’t have any contacts stored on your tablet, you can sync with your Google account contacts, import contacts from a contact data file (vCard or csv) or add a new contact. If you have activated a Google account that includes contacts, your contacts will be synchronized automatically. See Synchronization on page 43 Importing contacts 1. ACO Offce Ake Tap the Menu button and select Import/Export. Tap the option that describes where your contacts are stored. When the contacts are found, confirm to import the contacts in a new group.
****** Page 31 ****** Adding a new contact Tap to add a new contact. If you have multiple accounts, you will be asked which account you want to use to store the contact. The contact will be synchonized with that account. You may now edit the new contact entry • The amount of information you can store for a contact on your SIM will be limited to their Name, Phone and Email. Storing contacts to your Google or Tablet contact list will allow you to store additional information such as: Address, Events, Groups, Notes, Nickname, Website, Relationship, etc. Editing a contact If you have opened a new contact, you can enter information about the contact. To modify an existing and tap Edit to enter contact, tap the appropriate information. Tap Add another field to enter additional information. Ake CMta•Ct Name Phonetic nam.e Add oroantzat•on Phone Emad Address oar’S Oate Group name Managing people and contacts – 31 x•.other field
****** Page 32 ****** 32 – Managing people and contacts Note Set each phone number to match the type of network as this can determine some functions, i.e. certain APPs only recognize ‘Mobile’ numbers as they require a function only available on a mobile network Editing a contact on your computer If you have synchronized your Google account and contacts, you can use your computer to access and edit your contact list. Open the internet browser on your computer and go to contacts.google.com Sign in to your account then select and edit contacts from the list; the next time your tablet synchronizes with your computer, these changes will also be made to your tablet’s contact list. Important Back up your contacts before making any changes. Tap the Menu button and select Import/Export. You may then Export your contact list to your tablet’s internal memory, or other options depending on installed APPs.
****** Page 33 ****** Using the camera and camcorder – 33 UslNG THE CAMERA AND CAMCORDER Your tablet features a front- and rear-facing camera. This section will take you through all the steps in taking photos and videos with your tablet. Note It is recommended that you insert a microSD card into the microSD slot before using the camera. You can only save photos and videos to internal memory or a microSD card, not an external USB storage device. To activate the camera or camcorder, open the application menu and tap Camera. Camera/camcorder icons and indicators Settings Shortcut settings Last picture/video taken Record button Zoom Switch camera Shutter button
****** Page 34 ****** 34 – Using the camera and camcorder In the camera window, tap the Settings tab to display Camera, Camcorder, and Genera/ settings. Tap the Record button and the camcorder immediately begins recording. While recording, you are unable to access camera/camcorder settings. Tap the red Stop recording button to stop filming. • Location: Set if the location (from GPS) is stored in the image information. A satellite icon appears on the screen when active. • Location: Set if the location (from GPS) is stored in the image information. A satellite icon appears on the screen when active. Settings menus Note Some of the following settings are not available for the front camera. General • Storage: Internal storage or SD card • Location: Set if the location (from GPS) is stored in the image information. A satellite icon appears on the screen when active. • Grid: Turns the grid on or off. • Tutorial: View the camera tutorial. • Reset to default: Return camera settings to the original conditions. Camera You may adjust the following:
****** Page 35 ****** Using the camera and camcorder – 35 • Picture Collage: Create fun and unique memories using Acer’s picture collage. Mix and match picture effects, exposure values, and collage frames. -o • Capture Mode: Choose different modes to take pictures in particular situations. Normal Photo with sound Presentation capturing HDR Continuous shooting • Scenes: Adjust photo parameters for a particular environment. None Candle light Landscape Night portrait Portrait Sports Sunset’ Beach Fireworks Night Party Snow Steady photo Theatre • Effect: Applies a color effect to the image. None Negative Sepia Monochrome Solarize Posterize
****** Page 36 ****** 36 – Using the camera and camcorder Aqua Sketch Emboss Neon • White Balance: Compensate for different lighting environments. Auto Cloudy Incandescent Daylight Fluorescent lamp • Timer: Off, 3 seconds, 5 seconds, 10 seconds or 15 seconds EV (Exposure Value): Over- or under-exposes the image. ISO: Set the ISO value. • Metering Modes: Choose how the camera handles expsosure. Options include Auto, Spot, or Center. • Image adjustments: Adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, or Reset all. • Scale: Choose the images aspect ratio, 16:9 or 4:3. • Resolution: Set the picture resolution, 2M (1920 x 1080) or 1M (1280 x 720). • Touch Shutter: Toggle touch shutter on or off. Camcorder You may adjust the following: • Record Mode: Choose to time lapse your video by 1, 2, 5, or 10 seconds. • Mute Video: Toggle video mute on or off. • Resolution: Choose the video resolution, Low Definition, SD 480p, HD 720p or Full HD 1080p. Taking a photo 1 . Ensure the options described above are set to your preferences. 2. Frame your subject and steady your tablet.
****** Page 37 ****** Using the camera and camcorder – 37 3. Zoom in or out as needed using the zoom slider. Note When using zoom, the image on the screen does not represent the quality of the final image. 4. Tap -o to take the photo. Shooting a video 1 . Ensure the options described above are set to your preferences. 2. Frame your subject and steady your tablet and zoom in or out as needed. 3. Tap to begin recording. 4. Tap to stop recording. Supported formats See Formats supported on page 50 Viewing photos and videos After you have taken your photo or video, it is automatically saved, normally to internal memory. You can view it by tapping the thumbnail in the corner of the screen. Alternatively, open the application menu and tap Gallery, then Camera. Select the photo or video you want to view (videos are marked with a small play symbol). From the Gallery you can share the file using various services and edit the image using various options. Tap Settings > Acer Touch WakeApp. Note If there are multiple user accounts on your tablet, the “Application Shortcuts” function will only be available on the Administrator account All other users will only be able to wake up the system to the Home screen.
****** Page 39 ****** Acer Touch WakeApp – 39 Double-tap gesture Double-tap the screen with a finger to wake your tablet and launch the assigned app. 1 If your tablet is locked… If your tablet is locked, for example by using a PIN, facial recognition, or a pattern, you will be required to perform the unlock action after using any of the gestures. Once you have unlocked the tablet, the screen will be rotated as necessary and then the app assigned to the gesture will launch.
****** Page 40 ****** 40 – Advanced settings ADVANCED SETTINGS To access Settings, open the application menu and tap Settings. WIRELESS Wi-Fi Bluetooth Data Call settings Morem Ouol SIM aettimas Audio profiles Display Storage Battery Apps Locaticn Security Wireless & Networks Adjusting Wi-Fi settings Turn the ON/OFF button to enable Wi-Fi function. Tap Wi-Fi to display all your available wireless networks. Tap a network to connect to it; some wireless networks may require a password. Adjusting Bluetooth settings Displays all available devices you can use Bluetooth to exchange information with. Here you can switch Bluetooth on or off, rename the tablet, adjust the visibility timeout and show received files. Tap SEARCH FOR DEVICES to scan for nearby devices.
****** Page 41 ****** Advanced settings – 41 To connect to a device, tap the device in the list of available devices. You may be asked to enter a PIN on both devices to establish the connection. Note Only A2DP stereo headsets (playback only, no microphone) are supported. Please check for updates to the tablet’s software which may add support for additional Bluetooth devices. Data Usage The Data Usage section shows how much data has been transmitted to your tablet, either in total or for each APP for an adjustable period of time. This information is useful if you are using a metered service. More… Putting your tablet in Airplane mode You can enter Airplane mode (also known as flight mode) to turn off network and Bluetooth functions and use your tablet during a flight. Check with your airline to make sure this is permitted onboard. Switch your tablet off during takeoff and landing as it may interfere with aircraft electronic systems. Note When Airplane mode is active, the icon is displayed in the status area. To turn Airplane mode on or off, tap Settings, then under WIRELESS & NETWORKS tap More… > Airplane mode. Alternatively, swipe down from the top-right side of the screen to toggle airplane mode on or off. Virtual Private Network (VPN) This option enables you to connect to a private network, such as a secure work or office environment. Add a VPN by tapping Settings, then under WIRELESS & NETWORKS tap More… > VPN > Add VPN network.
****** Page 42 ****** 42 – Advanced settings You need to set a lock screen PIN or password before you can use credential storage. APPs > Settings > More… > Mobile networks Device Sound Adjust the volume of your tablet using the volume buttons on the side of the tablet. Alternatively, you can quickly set your tablet sound settings by tapping APPs > Settings > Audio profiles for a selection of predefined audio profiles. Display You can adjust your tablet screen settings by tapping APPs > Settings > Display. Item Brightness Wallpaper Sleep Daydream Font size Cast screen Note Description Adjusts screen brightness. Set the Home screen background image. Configure how long the tablet is idle before it goes to sleep mode. Controls what happens when the tablet is docked and/or sleeping. Sets the font size so either more text is visible or the text is easier to read. Send screen content to a compatible external display. You can enable or disable the screen rotation function by swiping down from the top-right side of the screen and tapping the AUTO ROTATE button.
****** Page 43 ****** Advanced settings – 43 Apps Closing an application To close an active application, go to Settings > Apps. Swipe over to the RUNNING tab, then tap the program you wish to close. Tap Stop to close the program. Uninstalling an application You can remove programs installed on your tablet to free up extra storage memory. Tap the program icon from the application menu and drag it into the Uninstall area in the top-left corner. Note You cannot uninstall APPs that were pre-loaded on your tablet Alternatively, you can go to APPs > Settings and select Apps. Tap the application you wish to uninstall, tap Uninstall and confirm the uninstall. Important You should only remove programs if you are familiar with the Android operating system. Personal Synchronization You can sync your calandar, email and contacts on your tablet and never worry about losing them again. Sync in real time or adjust it as you please. In the Application menu, tap Settings. Under ACCOUNTS, tap the appropriate account and again under ACCOUNTS, tap that account’s email address to access the synchronication settings. To add a new account, tap Add account. Select the type of account (Corporate, Email, Facebook, or Google) and then follow the onscreen instructions.
****** Page 44 ****** 44 – Advanced settings Google Sync In Google, you can set synchronization for Browser, Calandar, Gmail and Google Photos. In your Google account’s synchronization settings menu, tap the checkmark next to the item you would like to have auto-sync. Tap again to uncheck any for manual synchronization. To manually synchronize an item, make sure the item is checked, tap the Menu icon and then tap Sync now. Multiple Google accounts If you have multiple Google accounts, such as separate accounts for personal and business contacts, you can access and synchonize them from the Accounts settings section. Tap APPs > Settings > Add account. Changing language and text options Set your language input preferences by tapping APPs > Settings > Language & input. System Setting the date and time To set the date and time, tap APPs > Settings > Date & time. Note If you travel frequently or live in an area that uses daylight saving time, and have mobile network access, activate Automatic time zone from this menu. Your tablet will set the date and time based on information it receives from the network.
****** Page 45 ****** Advanced settings – 45 Setting alarms There are two predefined alarms on your tablet by default. To add or edit alarm settings, tap Clock in the application menu and tap O. Tap the ON/OFF switch next to a preset alarm to turn it on or off or tap the + to create a new alarm. Tap a preset alarm to edit it. You can: • Set the alarm time. • Give it a label (i.e., a name). • Set which days to repeat the alarm. • Set a ringtone. • Enable or disable vibrate. You can delete an alarm by tapping E] This action can be undone by tapping UNDO. 8:3C V rue FRI 9:oou SAT, SUN o Updating your tablet’s operating system Your tablet can download and install system updates, adding support for new devices or expanding software options. To check for updates, tap APPs > Settings > About tablet > System updates > Check now. Note Downloading new firmware can take up to 40 minutes, depending on your network speed. Do not press the power or reset button or access your tablet in any way during a system upgrade to prevent firmware installation failure.
****** Page 46 ****** 46 – Advanced settings Resetting your tablet A clean boot restores your tablet to the factory settings. Important This will erase all your personal information, any contacts stored on your tablet and any programs you installed. To perform a clean boot, open Settings from the application menu, then tap Backup & reset > Factory data reset; click Reset tablet and then Erase everything to format your tablet.
****** Page 47 ****** FAQ and troubleshooting – 47 FAQ AND TROUBLESHOOTING This section lists frequently asked questions that may arise during the use of your tablet, and gives easy answers and solutions to these questions. Aspect Audio Memory Question Why is there no sound coming from the device? Why do I have less storage than the specifications say? Why can’t I view my picture files? Why can’t I view Multimedia files my video files? Why can’t I play my music files? Answer If the headset is plugged into the device, the speaker is automatically shut off. Disconnect the headset. Check that the device volume setting is not muted. Check that the volume control is not at its lowest setting. A small amount of memory is reserved for system security. You may be trying to view an image that is not supported. See Formats supported on page 50 for more information. You may be trying to view a video that is not supported. See Formats supported on page 50 for more information. You may be trying to play a file that is not supported. See Formats supported on page 50 for more information.
****** Page 48 ****** 48 – FAQ and troubleshooting Aspect System information and performance Power Storage Question How do I check the OS version of my device? Where can I find my serial number ID? I couldn’t turn on the device. How do I check memory status? What do I do when my device’s internal storage is full or almost full? I forgot my unlock Unlock pattern pattern. Answer Tap APPs > Settings > About tablet to check the OS version (Kernel/build number) and other hardware and software information. Tap APPs > Settings > About tablet > Device Information. The battery power may be depleted. Recharge the device. See Charging your tablet on page 8 for more information. To check storage status, go to Settings > Storage. You may need to delete installed APPs or move media files to the micoSD card. After five wrong entries, you can reset your unlock pattern. Tap Forgotten pattern? and enter your Google account username and password. You must have an active Google account on the tablet and an Internet connection. If this option is not available, please contact your local Acer service center.
****** Page 49 ****** Aspect Heat Question The tablet heats up when charging or operating for a long period. FAQ and troubleshooting – 49 Answer It is normal for the device to heat up when charging. When charging is complete, it will return to its normal temperature. It is also normal for the tablet to heat up during long periods of use, such as watching a video or playing a game. All Acer tablets are factory-tested before release. Other sources of help For information on: Up-to-date information regarding your tablet Service enquiries Refer to: acer.com support.acer.com
****** Page 50 ****** 50 – Specifications SPECIFICATIONS Performance • Google Android 4.4 KitKat@ operating system • MSM8916 quad-core Cortex-A53 1.2 GHz processor • System memory: • 1 GB of RAM • 16 GB of flash memory Display • 7″ IPS capacitive multi-touch screen 1280 x 720 HD resolution Multimedia • Built-in speaker • Built-in microphone Formats supported Type Formats Audio recording AAC-LC, AMR-WB, AMR-NB AAC-LC, AAC, AAC+ (not raw AAC), AMR-NB, Audio playback AMR-WB, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV Video recording 1-1.264 BR MPEG-4 sp, H.263 BP 1-1.264 BP, I-1.264 MP, H.264 1-IP, MPEG-4 sp, 1-1.263 Video playback Image JPEG USB connector • Micro USB port
****** Page 51 ****** Specifications – 51 Power DC power-in (5.35 V, 7 W, 5 V/ 1.4 A) Connectivity • 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN GSM / GPRS / EDGE 850 / 900/ / 1900 MHz WCDMA/ HSPA/ DC-HSPA+ Band 1 / 2/5/8 LTE Cat. 4, Band 1 / 3 / 7 / 8 / 20: FDD upload up to 50 Mbs, download up to 150 Mbps; Band 38 TDD upload up to 26 Mpbs, download up to 132 Mbps • Bluetooth 4.0 . GPS Camera • Front camera • 2-megapixel • 1600 x 1200 resolution and 720p HD audio/video recording • Rear camera • 5-megapixel • 2560 x 1920 resolution and 1080p Full HD audio/video recording Expansion • microSD card slot (up to 128 GB) Battery • 14.36 Wh 3780 mAh 3.8 V I-cell Li-ion battery pack Battery life: Up to 8 hours Note Length of battery operation will depend on power consumption which is based on system resource use. For example, constantly using the backlight or using power-demanding APPs will shorten battery life between charges.
****** Page 52 ****** 52 – Specifications Dimensions Height Width Thickness Weight Environment Temperature Operating: 00 C to 350 C 190 mm (7.48 inches) 99.8 mm (3.93 inches) 8.5 mm (0.33 inches) 275 g (0.61 lbs.) Non-operating: -200 C to 600 C Humidity (non-condensing) Operating: to Non-operating: 20% to 80%
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