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14 Volume up/down button Increase or decrease the phone volume.
15 Micro USB connector Connects to a USB cable/charger.
16 3.5 mm headphone jack Connects to stereo headphones.
17 Camera A 3-megapixel camera for taking high- resolution images. 18 Handsfree speaker Emits audio from your smartphone; suitable for handsfree use. LED indicator Mail, message, missed call and battery indicator: LED state Description Off Battery charged; no unread mail or messages. flashing Low battery (less than 15%); missed call, unread mail or message. On Phone is charging. 13 Getting to know your smartphone 14Installing or removing the battery Your smartphone uses a replaceable battery to provide power. It is packed separately from your smartphone and needs to be inserted and charged before you can use the smartphone. Installing the battery Insert your fingernail into the cutout between the battery cover and the phone. Unclip the cover and lift off the battery cover. morciD SPlace the battery into the battery compartment, lining up the battery connectors with those at the bottom of the compartment. mciorSD Insert the tabs on the top of the battery cover into the slots in the phone. Carefully press the top of the cover until the clips on the side of the cover click in place. mSorciD CAUTION: RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS. Charging the battery For initial use, you need to charge your smartphone for eight hours. After that you can charge it each day to recharge the battery to full capacity. Connect the micro USB connector on your smartphone, then connect the USB connector to the AC adapter. Plug the AC adapter into any AC current outlet and charge the device. It is normal for the phone to heat up when charging or during long periods of use. All phones are factory tested before release. Removing the battery Open the battery compartment as shown in “Installing the battery“ on page 14. Lift the battery out of the compartment by grasping the sides of the battery. Replace the battery cover as described above. 15 Installing or removing the battery 16Installing a SIM or microSD Card To take full advantage of your smartphone’s telephony capabilities, you must install a SIM card. The SIM card holder is located in the battery bay. Additionally, you may wish to increase your smartphone’s storage by inserting a microSD Card into the slot provided. The slot is located on the left side of the phone. 1. Turn off the phone by pressing and holding the power button. 2. Open the cover and remove the battery as described in “Removing the battery“ on page 15. 3. Insert the SIM or microSD Card as shown. morciSD mo rci4. Replace the battery and battery cover. NOTE: Ensure that the microSD Card is inserted all the way into the card slot. SIM card lock Your smartphone may come with a SIM card lock, i.e., you will only be able to use the SIM card provided by your network operator. To cancel the SIM lock, contact your network provider. Turning on for the first time To turn on your smartphone for the first time, press and hold the power button until the system bootup screen appears. Calibrating the touchscreen The first time you start the smartphone you will be required to calibrate the touchscreen. Follow the instructions shown on the screen and tap on the indicated crosshairs. To recalibrate the touchscreen, open the applications tab and tap Settings > Touch Calibration. Entering your PIN When you install a SIM card for the first time, you may need to enter a PIN using the onscreen number pad. Important: Depending on your settings, you may be required to enter your PIN each time you switch on the phone function. If the PIN you enter is incorrect, a warning message appears. Activating a new SIM card If you are using your SIM card for the first time, it may require activation. Contact your network operator for details on how to do this. 17 Turning on for the first time 18Using the touchscreen Your smartphone 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 onscreen keyboard When you tap a text box to enter text, the onscreen keyboard will automatically display. Text assistance You can enable various features that assist you to enter correct text. Tap Menu > Settings > Locale & Text > TouchPal. From here you can enable or disable the following basic settings: Function Description Word prediction Inserts the suggested word whenever you tap space or a punctuation mark. Key press sound Plays sound on key press. Key press vibration Vibrates on key press. The home screen After rebooting, your smartphone will display the home screen. This screen gives you quick, icon-based access to many of the frequently-used features of your smartphone. The first time you start your smartphone, you will see some icons on the screen. At the bottom of the screen is the Applications tab which lists all the applications you have installed. Tap the tab to open the Applications tab. Tap an icon to open the application. The extended home screen The home screen extends to either side of the screen, giving you more room to add icons, widgets or features. To view the extended home screen slide your finger to the left or right of the home screen. 19 The home screen 20Personalizing the home screen You may personalize your home screen by adding or removing icons, shortcuts or widgets, or changing the wallpaper. Adding or removing icons You can set icons for installed applications on the home screen. Tap and hold an icon in the Applications tab to copy it to the home screen. To remove an icon from the home screen, tap and hold the icon and drag the icon from the home screen to the trash tab that appears at the bottom of the screen. Adding or removing shortcuts or widgets To add shortcuts or widgets, tap and hold anywhere on the home screen to open the Add to Home screen menu. Tap Shortcuts to open a list of available shortcut types you can add. Widgets are handy applications that you can add to your home screen to display various information. You can also add folders to your home screen. There are some pre-defined folders available or you can add a New folder. This will be placed on your home screen and named Folder. Notification area At the top of the screen is the Notification area. This contains a variety of icons to inform you of your phone’s status. To the left of the Notification area are event icons that indicate a new event. The icons on the right of the screen indicate connectivity status. Tap, hold and drag down the Notification area to view the new events. Icon Description Indicates the signal strength. SD Card removed. Bluetooth enabled. Vibrate mode enabled. SIM card not installed/invalid. Battery status. Missed call. New/unread message. Connected to the 3G data network. 21 The home screen 22 Icon Description Connected to the 2G data network. Airplane mode: Wireless connectivity disconnected. Please disable airplane mode before trying to make a call. Incoming call or active call. Charging has temporarily stopped to prevent overheating/ overcharging. Chapter 2: Making Calls This chapter shows you how to make phone calls, and the various options available to you during your call. Before making a call Check that the phone function is on before you make a call. You can confirm the phone status from the icon on the right- hand side of the Notification area. Icon Description Connected: You may make a call. Airplane mode: Wireless connectivity disconnected. Please disable airplane mode before trying to make a call. Making a call 1. From the home screen tap Dialer or open Dialer from the Applications tab to open the onscreen number pad. 2. Enter the number you wish to dial. 3. Press the Call button to make the call. 4. To end the call, press the End button. Note: The phone function needs to be enabled before the call can be connected. 23 Before making a call 24Dialing a number from call log Your call history can be viewed by tapping the Call Log tab. It displays recent received, dialed, and missed calls. Tap a number to view the call details. To redial any number in the call history, select the number and tap Return call. You may also select Send SMS/MMS or Add to contacts. Missed calls will be displayed by the call indicator on the top of your phone and in the Notification area with the icon . You can also view missed calls from the Notification area. 1. Open the notification list by tapping and dragging the Notification area downwards to display the details of the missed calls. 2. Select the call from the list and tap Return call to return the missed call. You can save phone numbers to your Contacts from the Call Log. Please refer to “Adding a contact“ on page 45 for further details. Making a call to one of your contacts 1. Tap the Contacts tab in the dialer or Contacts from the home screen to view your contacts. 2. Tap a contact. A dialog will open, asking if you want to call the contact or send the contact a text message. Dialing an international number When dialing international numbers, there is no need to enter the international direct dialing prefix (‘00’ etc.) before the country code. Simply tap and hold 0+ on the onscreen number pad until + appears onscreen. Warning: International call rates can vary greatly depending on the country you are calling and your network provider. We suggest you check all call rates with your network provider, to avoid excessive phone bills. If you are using your smartphone abroad, roaming charges will apply. Consult your network provider for roaming rates specific to the country you are visiting before you leave. The voice call screen Once you have dialed your number the voice call screen appears, which displays the number/contact you are talking to, the call duration and the dialpad tab. Onscreen call options Answering a call Press the Call button to answer a call. Rejecting a call Press the End button to reject a call. Ending a call To end a call, press the End button. Using the speakerphone The speakerphone function allows you to take calls without having to hold your smartphone. This handsfree function is especially useful for multitasking. To activate the speakerphone, tap Menu then tap Speaker on the voice call screen. Tap Speaker again to disable the speakerphone. 25 The voice call screen 26Muting a call To mute a call, tap Menu, then tap Mute on the voice call screen to switch off the microphone. Tap Mute again to switch the microphone back on. Saving a dialed or received call number to contacts You can save a number you have dialed to your contacts for future use. 1. Select the number from the Call log tab, and tap Add to contacts. 2. Tap Create new contact and select how to complete the action. Please refer to “Adding a contact“ on page 45. Conference calls If you have one or more calls on hold and another online, you can combine all calls to create a conference call. After the first call is established, press the Menu button to bring up the dialog box. Tap Add call to add the second call. Tap Merge calls to start the conference call. To end the conference call, tap End call. 27 Onscreen call options 28 Chapter 3: Messaging This chapter shows you how to set up and use the SMS and MMS functions of your smartphone. All SMS and MMS messages are accessed via Messaging. Messaging automatically arranges received and sent messages into threads. To access messaging, tap Messaging on the home screen. Creating a new message You can use your phone to compose SMS or MMS messages. Tap New message to compose a new message. Enter the recipient’s phone number or name in the To field. Suggested contacts will be displayed in a drop- down list below the text field. To select a suggested contact, tap the contact’s name. Once you have entered the recipient, enter your message in the text box labeled Type to compose. You can use the navigation pad to move between fields and to close the onscreen keyboard. Note: SMS messages may be up to 160 characters long. If your message is longer than 160 characters, it will be sent as multiple linked messages. Most phones will automatically join the linked messages to present the recipient with a single long message, however, some older phones do not have this ability. 29 Creating a new message 30Press the Menu button to see what options are available when creating a new message. The options change depending on the status of the message. Icon Description Convert the SMS to an MMS, allowing you to add a subject to the message. View all the threads currently on your phone. Convert the SMS to an MMS, allowing you to attach a file to the message. Open the Dialer to call the recipient. Discard the message. Insert a smiley/emoticon into your message text. Show other available options. Send the message. Replying to a message When a new text message arrives, a message icon appears in the Notification area. Tap Messaging on the home screen to view the message list or expand the Notification area to see a summary of the message. Tap the summary to open the message list. To reply to an SMS or MMS message, open the message from the message list. Enter your text in the text box labeled Type to compose. Press the Menu button to see available options. Icon Description Convert the SMS to an MMS, allowing you to add a subject to the message. Convert the SMS to an MMS, allowing you to attach a file to the message. Open the Dialer to call the recipient. Delete the thread. Insert a smiley/emoticon into your message text. Show other available options. Send the message. MMS messages MMS messages are similar to text messages but also allow you to attach multimedia files such as pictures, audio or video clips. Each MMS message can be up to 300 KB in size. Note: You need to set up an MMS profile before you can send MMS messages. Normally, your smartphone will set up the profile for you based on information retrieved from your provider. Tip: Ask your network provider for the necessary information if you need to manually set up the MMS profile. 31 MMS messages 32Receiving MMS messages When a new MMS message arrives, a message icon appears at the top of the screen and a notification message is displayed. 1. Open Messaging to view a summary of the message. 2. Tap Download to download the message content. Note: Downloads can take a long time, depending on your connection quality. If you reply or open another application, the download will be stopped. Important: You may be charged to download message content, especially if you are roaming. Please contact your provider if you have any questions. 3. Tap the message to view the content. 4. Press the Menu button and tap Reply to reply to the message. The message window will appear. Simple text replies will be sent as SMS messages. If you wish to attach a file, press the Menu button and tap Attach. You will be presented with a list of options. 5. When you have finished composing the message, press the Menu button and tap Send. Setting up email Your smartphone enables you to access your email. Most popular providers can be set up in two steps. Tap the Applications tab and then Email to start setting up your email access. To manually set up your email, tap Other. 1. Enter your email address and password for the account and then tap Next. 2. Enter the Account name and Your name and then tap Done. Composing an email 1. Tap Email from the home screen or Applications tab. 2. From the inbox, tap Menu and then tap Compose. 3. Enter the recipients email address, subject and message. You can use the navigation pad to move between fields and to close the onscreen keyboard. 4. When you are finished composing your message, tap Send. 33 Setting up email 34 Chapter 4: Using the Camera Your smartphone features a 3-megapixel EDOF digital camera mounted on the rear. This section will take you through all the steps in taking photos and videos with your smartphone. Note: You need to have a microSD Card inserted into the microSD slot before you can use the camera. To activate the camera, open the Applications tab then tap Camera. Camera icons and indicators In the camera window, there are three icons on the screen to control certain features. • Tap the yellow bar to adjust brightness. • Use the zoom rocker at the bottom of the screen to adjust the zoom. 35 Camera icons and indicators 36• Tap the camera icon to take a picture. To adjust the settings, press the Menu button and select Settings. The Settings options are: Settings Description Jpeg Quality Set the JPG quality: • Best • Better • Good White Balance/ Lighting Adjust the white balance: • Automatic • Cloudy • Daylight • Fluorescent • Incandescent • Twilight Color Effects Apply an effect to the photo. Effects are: • None: No effects are applied. • Negative: Uses negative colors. • Black/White: Uses black and white colors. • Sepia: Gives a brown/sepia tint. • Greenish: Gives a green tint. • Bluish: Gives a blue tint. • Reddish: Gives a red tint. Night Mode Select between: • Normal • Night Resolution Set the resolution to: • 2048 x 1536 • 1600 x 1200 • 1280 x 1024 • 640 x 480 Zoom is only available in 640 x 480. Anti Banding Set anti banding to: • Auto • 50 Hz • 60 Hz Settings Description
Prompt After Capture Set review time after picture capture: • No preview • 3 seconds
• 5 seconds • 10 seconds Grid Show grid in preview. Shutter Sound Play shutter sound. Prefix Set default file name prefix. Counter Reset the counter back to 1. Reset to Default Reset all settings to default values. Taking a photo 1. Ensure you have adjusted the parameters described above. 2. Frame your subject and steady your smartphone. 3. Zoom in or out as needed. 4. Tap the Camera icon or press the Selection button to take the photo. Shooting a video Turn on camcorder mode by tapping the video icon from the camera menu or by opening the Applications tab and tapping Camcorder. 1. Ensure you have adjusted the parameters described above. 2. Frame your subject and steady your smartphone. 3. Press the film button down to begin recording. 4. Press the film button down to stop recording. 37 Taking a photo 38Supported formats The following file formats are supported: Type Formats Image JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF, DRM, WBMP Video 3GP, MPEG-4 Viewing photos and videos After you have taken your photo or video, it is automatically saved. Once you have taken a photo or video, you can view the it in Gallery by tapping Gallery in the menu. Alternatively, open the Applications tab and tap Gallery. From Gallery you can share the file directly via MMS. Chapter 5: Advanced Settings Putting your smartphone in airplane mode You can enter airplane mode (also known as flight mode) to turn off telephone and Bluetooth and use your smartphone as a handheld device during a flight. Check with your airline to make sure this is permitted onboard. Switch your smartphone off during takeoff and landing as it may interfere with aircraft electronic systems. Turning airplane mode on or off 1. Tap the Applications tab, then tap Settings > Wireless controls. 2. Tap Airplane mode to switch it ON or OFF. Note: When Airplane mode is active, the icon will be displayed in the Notification area. 39 Putting your smartphone in airplane mode 40Acer Settings Acer Settings is a convenient all-in-one place for you to adjust commonly-used settings on your phone. Open the Applications tab and tap Acer Settings. From this screen you can turn Bluetooth on or off or adjust their settings by tapping . You can also set your Phone network settings, set the screen Brightness or Screen Timeout. Important: If your phone is in Airplane mode, the option to turn Bluetooth on will be disabled. Please refer to “Putting your smartphone in airplane mode“ on page 39 for instructions on turning Airplane mode on or off. Phone network settings Tap Phone network settings to adjust your network settings. The following options will be available: • Data enabled - Turn the data connection on or off. • Data roaming - Connect to data services when roaming. • Use only 2G networks - Restricts data connection to 2G networks and saves battery life. • Network operator - Select a network operator. • Access point names - Select APNs. Please refer to “Selecting a network” for more information. Selecting a network Your phone will automatically detect your carrier/network settings when you insert a new SIM card. However, you may prefer to manually select a network. This may be a good idea when roaming. Tip: When you are traveling, manually selecting a network may help to reduce your roaming charges. Check with your home service provider for the network offering the most competitive rates at your destination. 1. Open the Applications tab and tap Settings > Wireless controls > Mobile networks > Network operators. 2. Your phone will search for available networks. 3. Select your preferred network from the list generated. You phone will attempt to register on the selected network. 4. Tap Select automatically to connect to the available network with the strongest signal. This may lead to your phone jumping between networks when you move around. Note: Contact your service provider should you have any problems obtaining voice mail and the text message service center numbers. Adjusting Bluetooth settings You can use Bluetooth to exchange information between your smartphone and other mobile devices. Bluetooth connections For all Bluetooth settings, open the Applications tab and tap Settings > Wireless controls > Bluetooth settings. Here you can switch Bluetooth on or off, set a device name and 41 Acer Settings 42discoverability. Tap Scan for devices to scan for available devices. 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. Sound and display Adjust the volume of your phone using the volume button on the side of the phone. Alternatively, you can set the Ringer volume and Media volume by opening the Applications tab and going to Settings > Sound & display. Item Description Silent mode Turn off all sounds except for alarms and media. Ringer volume Adjust the ringer volume. Media volume Set the playback volume for media. Phone ringtone Set your phone’s ringtone. Phone vibrate Turn on vibration for incoming calls. Notification ringtone Set a ringtone for notifications. Audible touch tones Play tones when using dial pad. Audible selection Play a sound whenever a screen selection is made. SD card notifications Play a sound for SD card notifications. Animation Animate when opening or closing windows. Brightness Adjust screen brightness. Screen timeout Set idle time for screen timeout. Notification LED Turn on LED notification for calls and messages. Setting the date and time Set the date and time by opening the Applications tab and going to Settings > Date & time. Tip: If you travel frequently or live in an area that uses daylight saving time, activate Automatic from this menu. This will enable your smartphone to set the date and time based on information it receives from the network. Setting alarms There are three predefined alarms on your phone by default. To edit alarm settings, tap Clock in the Applications tab and tap on any of the predefined alarms. You may: • Turn the alarm on or off. • Set the alarm time. • Set a ringtone. • Enable or disable vibrate. • Set which days to repeat the alarm. • Give it a label. To add a new alarm, tap Menu, then tap Add alarm. To delete an alarm, tap an alarm, then tap Menu > Delete. Changing location and text options Set your location and language input preferences by opening the Applications tab and going to Settings > Locale & text. 43 Setting the date and time 44Tap Select Locale to set the language you would like to use the phone in. Tap TouchPal to set text input preferences. Under basic settings you may: • Turn on word prediction. • Turn on key press sound. • Turn on key press vibration. • Turn on mixed language input. • Select Languages. Under handwriting you may: • Set stroke width. • Set recognize interval. • Set stroke color. Managing your contacts Your smartphone features an address book that allows you to save contacts to either the internal memory or onto your SIM card. Tap Contacts from the home screen or the Contacts tab from the Dialer to view your contacts. If you don’t have any contacts stored on your phone, you can import contacts from your SD card, add a new contact or import any SIM contacts. Press the Menu button to open the menu. Adding a contact Tap New contact to add a new contact. You will be asked if you want to create a SIM contact or a Phone contact. Icon Description Search for a contact. Add a new contact. Display the contacts you have assigned to a group. Export to SD card. Import from SD card. Import contacts from SIM. Delete contacts from phone. To create a contact, you will be asked to enter the contact’s: • First and Last name. • Phone numbers. • Email addresses. • Postal addresses. You may also: • Enter information such as organizations the contact belongs to. • Any personal notes about the con- tact. • Set a ringtone. • Send any calls from this contact directly to your voicemail. 45 Managing your contacts 46Importing / exporting SIM contacts You may import all SIM contacts, export contacts to the SIM card, or delete multiple contacts. 1. Open Contacts from the home screen or from the Dialer. 2. Press the Menu button and tap Import. Tap a contact in the SIM to import to the phone, or press the Menu button and tap Import all to import all SIM contacts to the phone. Deleting all phone contacts You may delete all phone contacts at the same time. 1. Open Contacts from the home screen or from the Dialer. 2. Press the Menu button and tap Delete > Delete all from phone. Managing your calendar The Calendar allows you to keep track of your events and tasks. You can access it by tapping Calendar on the home screen or in the Applications tab. The Calendar offers a variety of viewing modes and settings to manage your events. Tap Menu and you will see the following options: • List • Day • Week • Month • New event • New task • Today • Settings These additional options are under Settings: • Lunar Calendar • Festival • Hide Declined Events • Hide Completed Tasks • Event/List View Settings • Reminder Settings • Import/Export • Delete Settings Adding a new event or task To add a new event, tap Menu and tap New event. To add a new task, tap Menu and tap New task. Under Event details you have the option of filling out: • Event name • From - Date and time • To - Date and time • Location • Description • Repetition • Reminder intervals Under Task details you have the option of filling out: • Task name • From - Date and time • To - Date and time • Description • Priority Connecting to a PC You can connect your phone to a PC using the supplied USB cable. Plug the USB sync cable into the micro USB connector on 47 Connecting to a PC 48your smartphone. Plug the USB client connector into an available USB port on your computer. Using mass storage Open the Applications tab and tap USB Mode Switcher. Once in USB Mode Switcher, select mass storage by sliding the ball to the right. Tap the red “STORAGE” text to activate mass storage. Install the necessary drivers from PCSuite. Note: Additional help is available by swiping the screen from right to left. Modem Sharing Open the Applications tab and tap USB Mode Switcher. Once in USB Mode Switcher, select modem sharing by sliding the ball to the right. Tap the red “MODEM” text to activate modem sharing. Install the necessary drivers from PCSuite. Note: Additional help is available by swiping the screen from right to left. Browsing the Internet In order to browse the Internet with your smartphone, you must be connected to a data network. Please see “Phone network settings“ on page 40 for more information. Tap Browser on the home screen to start browsing. To open a new website, tap Menu then tap Go to enter a URL. Social Networking urFooz urFooz is your portable profile that lives where you live. • Fooz Creator lets you create a Fooz avatar, which is your virtual look-a-like. • Fooz World lets you edit and manage your Fooz avatar(s), create new avatars and share them on Facebook, MySpace, blogs and more. • Share it lets you post your Fooz card to Facebook, MySpace and other social networks. You can also email it to your friends. You can email your Fooz card to friends, or post it to your social networks and blogs and always be connected. Launching urFooz To launch urFooz, tap UrFooz from the Applications tab. 49 Social Networking 50Creating your urFooz avatar If you have not yet set up an account to urFooz, tap the Get Started button. If you have an existing urFooz account, select Sign in and login with your email and password. To start creating your avatar, select your Gender, Ethnicity, Zodiac Sign, Relationship Status and Areas of Interest. Next, start customizing your avatar. Tap Features to choose your face shape, eyes, nose, mouth and other facial features. Select Clothing to dress your avatar. Select Accessories to choose other items such as earrings, headbands, and whatever else to give your Fooz avatar your personal touch. Simply tap the image to apply the item to your avatar and preview how it looks on the left side of the screen. Select SAVE and type in a name for your Fooz avatar. The next screen will ask you for the email address, password, and required user information. The email and password you enter will be used to sign into your urFooz account. Managing your avatar Now that you have created your Fooz avatar, go to Fooz World and personalize your Fooz card, or your portable profile. Select Profile/Apps to fill in your profile and other information such as bookmarks of your social network profiles and favorite websites. Select Switch Avatar to change your default avatar, modify existing avatars, or create a new avatar. Sharing your Fooz card and avatar urFooz lets you share your Fooz card with friends by posting it to your social networks, blogs, and websites; or emailing it to friends. In Fooz World, select Share it. Select Post to post your Fooz card to Facebook or other social networks, or select Email to email your Fooz card to a friend. 51 Social Networking 52 Note: Fuhu, Spinlets, Spinlet, urFooz, Fooz Avatars, Fooz Creator, Fooz Card, and Fooz World are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fuhu, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Multimedia playback Your smartphone comes supplied with a variety of programs that you can use to enjoy multimedia content. nemoPlayer Open nemoPlayer from the Applications tab to play media you have stored on your phone. nemoPlayer enables you to listen to music, view video clips and pictures in the following formats. Type Formats Audio playback MP3, AAC, AMR Ringtone MP3, MIDI, iMelody, WAVE
Video recording Spinlets 3GP, MPEG-4, H.263
Spinlets gives you access to your favorite music, movie and television content. Get your favorite music, photos and videos from your mobile phone and share your favorite Spinlets on social networks, websites and more. Note: Some contents may not be available in some countries. Video playback 3GP, MPEG-4, H.263, H.264, WMV Launching Spinlets To launch the Spinlets application, tap Spinlets in the Applications tab. Browsing Spinlets gallery You can sort or search your media content by albums or genres. Browsing albums Once Spinlets is opened, you will see a display of featured albums. Browse this display by sliding your finger horizontally (left or right), and select an album by tapping it. Browsing genres To browse the Gallery by genre, tap the Genres button on the bottom left corner of the screen. You will see a new screen with a list of different genres. Tap on the genre you wish to view. Sort To sort through Spinlets by Name, Ratings, or Newest content, select the Sort button at the bottom of the screen. 53 Multimedia playback 54Search To search the Gallery for a specific name, select the Search button at the bottom right corner of the screen. Type the name of an artist in the search box and find potential matches. Exploring Spinlets widgets When you select an album, you will see a Spinlet. To play the featured song, select the red Play button. To play selected songs, select the Music tab and choose which songs you would like to play. To view artist photos, select the Photos tab. To visit the artist's social networks and websites, select the icon located along the bottom of the screen. Sharing your Spinlets You can share your favorite Spinlets in two ways. To post the Spinlet you are currently viewing to your social networks, blogs, or other websites, tap Share It at the top right corner of the Spinlet. Select Post it and tap the icon of the social network site or blog you want to post the widget to. Log in to your social network account or blog page and follow the steps. Another way you can share Spinlets is through email. Tap Share It at the top right corner of the Spinlet, select Send it, and enter your name and your friend’s email address. Note: Fuhu, Spinlets, Spinlet, urFooz, Fooz Avatars, Fooz Creator, Fooz Card, and Fooz World are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fuhu, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. GPS tracker The GPS tracker will determine the precise location of the device at regular intervals. The tracker provides the following information: • GPS time • Tracking distance • Moving speed • Trackers • POIs You can begin tracking your location by tapping . Additionally you can pause, mark a point of interest ( ) and save your progress by tapping on the diskette. Tapping menu provides additional settings: • Saved file format • Save to path • Hide • Mode (adjust data gathering intervals) • Walk - 6-second intervals • Bicycle - 4-second intervals 55 GPS tracker 56 • Car - 2-second intervals FM radio The FM radio allows you to listen to your favorite stations while on the move. Headphones must be inserted to the 3.5 mm jack as it functions as an antenna. You can access the radio by tapping Radio from the Applications tab. Once the application is open, turn the radio on by tapping Menu and Turn on. You can now leave the radio application and use other functions of the smartphone and listen to your station. To turn the radio off, return to the radio application and tap Menu and Turn off. Other functions are available through the Menu such as: • Mute • Set frequency • Scan • Save • Speaker on • RDS • Station list • Send station info Managing applications Warning! Make sure you trust the source of any program you install. If you are not sure of the source, do not install a program. Installing programs from unknown sources increases your risk of virus attacks and theft of personal and private data. You can remove programs installed on your smartphone to free up extra storage memory. Open the Applications tab and going to Settings > Applications. Here you can allow programs from Unknown sources to be installed and Manage Applications. Warning! You should only remove programs if you are familiar with the Android operating system. Resetting your smartphone You may have to perform a reset if your smartphone fails to respond when buttons are pressed or the screen is tapped. Note: Before performing a reset, ensure that your smartphone is not locked. Press any key or tap the screen to see if the phone responds. Clean boot Warning! You should only perform a clean boot when all other options have failed to restore your smartphone to an operational state. 57 Managing applications 58A clean boot will restore your smartphone to the factory settings. Warning! This will erase all your personal information, any contacts stored on your phone and any programs you installed. 1. Open the Applications tab and go to Settings > SD card & Phone storage > Factory data reset. 2. On the Factory data reset screen, tap Reset Phone and then tap Erase everything. Appendix FAQ and troubleshooting This section lists frequently asked questions that may arise during the use of your smartphone, and gives easy answers and solutions to these questions. Aspect Question Answer
Audio Why is there no sound coming from the device? 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. Multimedia files Why can’t I view my picture files? You may be trying to view an image that is not supported. Refer to “Multimedia” on page 61 for more information. Why can’t I view my video files? You may be trying to view a video that is not supported. Refer to “Multimedia” on page 61 for more information. Why can’t I play my music files? You may be trying to play a file that is not supported. Refer to “Multimedia” on page 61 for more information. System information and performance How do I check the OS version of my device? Tap Menu > Settings > About phone to check the OS version (Kernel/build number) and other hardware and software information. Tap Menu > Settings > About phone to check the OS version (Kernel/build number) and other hardware and software information. 59 FAQ and troubleshooting
Aspect Question Answer Power I couldn’t turn on the device. The battery power may be depleted. Recharge the device. Refer to “Charging the battery” on page 15 for more information. Heat The phone heats up when charging or making long duration calls. It is normal for the phone to heat up when charging. When charging is complete, it will return to its normal temperature. It is also normal for the phone to heat up during long periods of use, such as watching a video or a long phone conversation. All Acer phones are factory tested before release. Other sources of help For information on: Refer to: Programs on your This User Guide. Included on the smartphone and additional smartphone companion CD, it provides programs that can be online reference for using your installed on your smartphone smartphone. Up-to-date information regarding your smartphone 60www.acer.com/ Service enquiries www.acer.com/support/
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