ENGLISH User Manual
Congratulations for buying EasyPad 971!
Thank you very much for your trust and your decision to buy an EASYPIX product!
As we constantly update and improve EasyPad there may be small differences
between the printed manual and your EasyPad in some cases. You have
the option of downloading the current version of the manual and firmware updates
for your EasyPad from our website www.easypix.eu.
EN 1 ENGLISH Table of Contents
Safety instructions
Device overview
Description of the buttons
Language settings
Power monitoring
and charging the batteries
Screen lock
Connecting with computer and data transfer
Functions of the buttons on the
user interface
Programme menu
System settings
Accounts & sync
Location services
Language & input
Backup & reset
Date & time
About tablet
Open Source Code & GNU General Public License
Technical Data
EN 2 ENGLISH This user manual contains important safety instructions and
information for proper use of the device. Please follow the
instructions in this manual carefully.
A Please keep the device away from places with high temperatures,
high humidity or dust.
B In particular please avoid leaving the device in the car during
summer if the doors are closed.
C Avoid shocks and do not let the device fall, as otherwise it may
cause damage to the device.
D The Standby Time of the batteries may vary due to different
environmental influences.
E We are not responsible for data losses that are caused by damage
to the product, repairs or any other reasons.
F Do not open the housing of the device. Doing this will void your
warranty claims.
G Do not use alcohol, thinners or petrol to clean the display
– use only a dry cloth.
EN 3 ENGLISH Device overview
1. Menu button
11. Speakers
2. Volume+ Button
12. Earphone
3. Volume- Button
13. Power button
4. Home button
5. Micro SD/SDHC Card Slot
6. Mic
8. USB Port
9. OTG Port: USB from your external HDD
10. DC-in
EN 4 ENGLISH Description of the buttons
Volume Buttons:
Here you can increase or reduce the volume.
Power Button:
Press the button for two seconds to switch on or switch off
the device. Press the button briefly to activate or end the
Standby-Mode. Reset: Press the button for seven seconds to
restart the device.
ESC Button:
To go back to the previous menu
Menu Button:
To open the context menu
Home Button:
To go back to the user interface
EN 5 ENGLISH Language setting
EasyPad 971 is delivered with English as a default language.
To change the language setting, please do the following:
- Press on the programme menu symbol
on the right side of the screen
- Select ‘Settings’
Scroll to the end of the list
Select ‘Language & input’
Select ‘Language’
Type your preferred language
Press the ‘Home’ button to return to the home screen
EN 6 ENGLISH Power monitoring and charging the batteries
The battery charge symbol
in on the status bar indicates
the charging status of the batteries.
If the power goes down, the device shuts itself off automatically.
If less power is shown, use the power adapter to charge the device.
The charging time for the battery is approximately four hours.
Screen lock
If the device is not used for specified time or the ‘Power’ button
is pressed briefly, the screen is switched off and display lock
is activated.
By pressing the ‘Power’ button briefly the screen will be reactivated.
For locking the screen press the ‘Lock’ button in the specified
Connecting to the computer and data transfer
EasyPad is equipped with a High-Speed USB2.0 Interface.
After you connect the device to a computer, it appears in
the status display
EN 7 ENGLISH Functions of the buttons on the user interface:
Home Button:
To go back to the start screen.
Menu Button:
To open the context menu (not in all apps available).
Back Button:
To go back to the previous menu / previous page.
Program Menu Button:
To display the programs and applications.
WI-FI Signal Icon
System instruction (example)
EN 8 ENGLISH Program menu
Program for installing and uninstalling Apps that were not
downloaded from the Android Market.
Market / Play Store:
Load Apps (programs) from the Android Market. You can download
and install apps, games and other applications. Many are free.
Open the Explorer to access Micro SD TF Cards, USB sticks and
other storage media. The Explorer is a practical manager for
documents and all types of data.
Internet browser
Front & back 2.0MP camera
Program for retrieving, processing and sending e-mails.
Google Mail:
Program for retrieving, processing and sending e-mails through
Google account.
Google Maps:
Program for the display of maps or satellite images – route planner.
EN 9 ENGLISH Calendar:
Managing schedules – can be synchronised automatically with
a Google account.
Pocket Calculator
Time display and setting alarm functions.
Changing the basic settings of EasyPad.
Sound Recorder:
Dictation Device Function.
Video Player
Manage and display images and videos – also enables
synchronisation with Picasa web albums.
A program for reading and managing e-books.
EN 10 ENGLISH System settings
Touch the icon for the settings
to open the system settings
Touch ‘Wi-Fi’.
WI-FI: Touch
to switch on the WI-FI
The device automatically searches for available WI-FI networks.
EN 11 ENGLISH WI-FI Settings: Select your network here.
If needed you will be requested to enter your WI-FI password:
Advanced Wi-Fi settings:
in the menu for Wi-Fi Settings, the menu for advanced
settings will open up automatically. In the menu for the advanced
settings you can view the current status, the IP address and other
device information.
The ‘Sound’ settings contain the volume control, and selection of
notification sounds, system sounds, signal tones for Micro SD/TF
Cards and USB signal tone.
Includes brightness, automatic screen rotation (G-sensor),
animations and display timeout time, Switch off display after:
15 seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute, 2 minutes, 10 minutes or
30 minutes are available. For example, if you select 30 seconds,
the display will be switched after 30 seconds of inactivity and screen
lock is activated. Press the ‘Power’ button to reactivate the Display.
Push the ‘Lock’ button up to lift the screen lock.
Here the current memory use is displayed.
Touch ‘Remove SD Card’ to remove the Micro SD/TF Card
during use.
Here you can manage your apps and define if apps from sources
other than the Android Market are allowed to be installed.
Accounts & sync
General synchronisation settings:
1. Background data
2. Automatic synchronisation
Account management: Management of user accounts
EN 13 ENGLISH Location services
Here you can activate the automatic recognition of the location.
You can also set security passwords which will prevent unauthorised
access to your EasyPad.
Language & input
Set the system language and input method.
Backup & reset
Secure my data: Here you can define if different settings
should be stored on Google servers.
Touch ‘Reset to default’ to reset the device to factory settings.
All settings, self-installed apps and data stored on internal memory
can be deleted.
Date & time
If your network does not support automatic setting of time,
you can set the time, time zone and date manually after
deactivating automatic settings.
About tablet
Here you can view device internal values such as operating system
version, battery status, signal strength of the mobile network etc.
EN 14 ENGLISH Main functions
Icon to surf the net.
Easypix.eu is the default start page.
Touch the input field to display the keyboard.
after entering a website address
to open the website.
Note: The Android keyboard has few options for settings such as:
keyboard language, numbers and icons etc.
The Internet browser can open four websites simultaneously.
and the menu will be displayed as follows:
EN 16 ENGLISH Open Source Code:
GNU General Public License:
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html For technical help please visit our support area on www.easypix.eu. EN 17 ENGLISH Technical Data
EasyPad 971
9.7" / 24.6cm Tablet-PC
Rockchip 3066 1.5GHz Dual Core
Operating System
Android 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich
Internal Memory
16GB NAND Flash
Memory Expansion
Micro SD/SDHC up to 32GB
4:3 Capacitive 10-point Multi-Touch-Display
1024 x 768 Pixel
Front 2.0MP, Back 2.0MP
8000MAH, 5V, 2A rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Internet & Skype Phone-Function
3G Support
Yes – Supports USB 3G
802.11b/g/n (high sensitivity)
I/O ports
1x DC In, 1x headphone, 1x TF Card-Slot,
2x USB 2.0, 1 host, 1 OTG
H.264, VP8, RV, WMV, AVS, H.263, MPEG4 etc 1080P,
YouTube, 720P, HTML5, Flash 11
Word / Excel / PDF / PPT, Microsoft Wordpad,
Microsoft SpreadExcel
The software is not on the device and
must be downloaded by the user.
JPG, BMP, PNG etc.
EN 18 ENGLISH rk29sdk_gpl_kernel_20110702 Copyright © Rockchips This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2, as published by the Free Software Foundation. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License, version 2, for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License, version 2, along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110, USA You should receive a complete machine-­‐readable copy of the corresponding source code of this program under the following link: http://www.easypix.eu/download_easypad.html if not, write to Easypix, Corinne Loose, Em Parkveedel 11, D-­‐50733 Cologne, Germany, e-­‐mail: support@easypix.eu EN 19 ENGLISH Easypix herebly declares that the product EasyPad 971 is in conformity to all the essential requirements of Directive 1999/5/EC. The declaration of conformity can be downloaded here: http://www.easypix.info/download/easypad971/konformitaetserklaerung/ Easypix herebly declares that the product battery charger for the EasyPad 971 is in conformity to all the essential requirements of Directive 1999/5/EC. The declaration of conformity can be downloaded here: http://www.easypix.info/download/easypad971/konformitaetserklaerung/ EN 20