Philips PI3900B2 8GB Black, Silver

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Pi3900
Contents
1 Important safety information
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Safety3
Compliance3
Care of the environment
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Notice4
Written Offer
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2 Your new tablet
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What's in the box
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Files loaded on the device
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Overview5
Controls5
Home screen
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3 Get started
Charge power
Conserve battery power
Switch the device on or off
4Basics
Find apps
Use the screen
Switch screen rotation on or off
Lock/ unlock the screen
Customize the Home screen
Add application icons and widget
Delete items
Relocate items
Add wallpapers
Text entry
Select input methods
Enter text
Use the Android keyboard
Edit text
5Connections
Connect to the Internet
Connect to your PC
Use a Micro SD card
Move apps to the SD card
Connect to an HDTV
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Connect to Bluetooth
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Connect with Bluetooth devices
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Send or receive files through
Bluetooth16
Listen to music through stereo
Bluetooth headphones and
speakers17
Connect to GPS
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6Apps
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7Browser
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8Email
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Install apps
Play Store
Other sources
Manage apps
Add a bookmark
Set up your email account
Select account settings
Check your email messages
Compose email messages
Organize email messages
9Tools
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Camera23
Take photos or record videos
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Calendar23
Alarm clock
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Calculator24
10 Use the device in corporate
networks
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Install secure credentials
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Set up your Microsoft Exchange account 25
Add VPN
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11Settings
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WIRELESS & NETWORKS
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Wi-Fi27
Bluetooth27
Airplane mode
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VPN settings
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DEVICE27
HDMI27
Sound27
Display28
Storage28
Battery28
Apps28
Location services
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Security28
Screen lock
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Visible passwords
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Device administrators
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Unknown sources
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Language & input
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Language29
Personal dictionary
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Voice Search
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Text-to-speech output
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reset29
ACCOUNTS29
Date & time
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Automatic setting
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Manual setting
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Accessibility30
Auto-rotate screen
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About tablet
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System updates
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Status and information about the
device31
12 Check for firmware update
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13 Technical data
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Update the firmware online
PC system requirements
Need help?
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materials such as the user manual, the latest
software updates, and answers to frequently
asked questions.
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1 Important safety
information
Warning
•• To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at
high volume levels for long periods.
•• Excessive sound pressure from earphones and
headphones can cause hearing loss.
Safety
Only use attachments/accessories specified by
the manufacturer.
Use only power supplies listed in the user
manual.
The product shall not be exposed to dripping
or splashing.
Do not place any sources of danger on the
product (e.g. liquid filled objects, lighted
candles).
Batteries (battery pack or batteries installed)
shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like.
Where the plug of the Direct Plug-in Adapter
is used as the disconnect device, the disconnect
device shall remain readily operable.
Compliance
0168
This product complies with the requirement of
the 1999/5/EC directive.
A copy of the EC Declaration of Conformity
is available in the Portable Document Format
(PDF) version at www.philips.com/support.
Note
•• The type plate is located on the back of the product.
Warning
•• Never remove the casing of this apparatus.
•• Never lubricate any part of this apparatus.
•• Never place this apparatus on other electrical
equipment.
•• Keep this apparatus away from direct sunlight, naked
flames or heat.
•• Ensure that you always have easy access to the power
cord, plug or adaptor to disconnect the apparatus from
the power.
Hearing Safety
Care of the environment
Environmental information
All unnecessary packaging has been omitted.
We have tried to make the packaging easy to
separate into three materials: cardboard (box),
polystyrene foam (buffer) and polyethylene
(bags, protective foam sheet.)
Your system consists of materials which can
be recycled and reused if disassembled by a
specialized company. Please observe the local
regulations regarding the disposal of packaging
materials, and old equipment.
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Your product is designed and manufactured
with high quality materials and components,
which can be recycled and reused.
Notice
Written Offer
When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is
attached to a product it means that the product
is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/
EC.
Please inform yourself about the local separate
collection system for electrical and electronic
products.
Please act according to your local rules and
do not dispose of your old products with your
normal household waste. Correct disposal of
your old product helps to prevent potential
negative consequences for the environment and
human health.
Your product contains batteries covered by
the European Directive 2006/66/EC, which
cannot be disposed with normal household
waste.Please inform yourself about the local
rules on separate collection of batteries
because correct disposal helps to prevent
negative consequences for the environmental
and human health.
Always bring your product to a professional to
remove the built-in battery.
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Philips Electronics Hong Kong Ltd. hereby offers
to deliver, upon request, a copy of the complete
corresponding source code for the copyrighted
open source software packages used in this
product for which such offer is requested by
the respective licenses.
This offer is valid up to three years after
product purchase to anyone in receipt of this
information. To obtain source code, please
contact open.source@philips.com. If you prefer
not to use email or if you do not receive
confirmation receipt within a week after mailing
to this email address, please write to "Open
Source Team, Philips Intellectual Property &
Standards, P.O. Box 220, 5600 AE Eindhoven,
The Netherlands." If you do not receive timely
confirmation of your letter, please email to the
email address above.
This product is partly based on Open
Source software. The license text and
acknowledgment can be retrieved from
the device under > About tablet > Legal
information.
Specifications are subject to change without
notice. Trademarks are the property of
Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V or their
respective owners. Philips reserves the right
to change products at any time without being
obliged to adjust earlier supplies accordingly.
2 Your new tablet
What's in the box
Make sure that you have received the following
items:
Pi3900
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User manual
Overview
Controls
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USB power adapter
USB cable
Quick start guide
Philips GoGear audio player
Quick start guide
Safety and Warranty sheet
Safety and Warranty
Before using your set:
Check out details inside this booklet
a Power/ lock button
• Press and hold: switch on or off the
device.
• Press: lock/unlock the screen; To unlock
the screen, drag the lock to an icon.
b Front camera lens
c ,
• Press: increase/decrease the volume.
• Press and hold: increase/decrease fast.
d MIC
• Microphone
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f MINI HDMI
• connector for the audio/ video output
to a high-definition TV (HDTV)
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Note
•• The images serve as reference only. Philips reserves the
right to change color/design without notice.
Files loaded on the device
The following files are loaded on Pi3900:
• 3.5-mm headphone connector
• USB connector for data transfer and
power charging
h MICRO SD
• Slot for Micro SD card
i RESET
• Press the hole by using the tip of a
ball pen when the screen does not
respond to the pressing of keys.
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j Speaker
k Rear camera lens
Home screen
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Browser: Browse Web pages.
APPS/WIDGETS: List all apps or
widgets.
Settings: Customize the settings of
Pi3900.
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: Tap to return to the Home screen.
: Go back one level.
: Display recent applications that you
have accessed.
(for some apps): View the options menu.
c Google Search
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: Use the quick search box to search
on Pi3900 or the Web.
d Notifications, time, setup status
• Drag down the bar to check the
details and select setup options.
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3 Get started
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Swipe left/ right to find the Power control
widget.
Tap and hold the widget to add to the
Home screen.
Charge power
Pi3900 has a built-in battery that can be
charged through the USB connector of the
supplied USB power adapter.
The first time you use Pi3900, charge Pi3900
for more than eight hours.
• By using the USB cable, connect
Pi3900 to the supplied USB power
adapter.
To use the widget,
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a Switch on or off Wi-Fi
b Switch on or off Bluetooth
c Switch on or off GPS
d Switch on or off background sync (for
some apps, like mail)
e Change the screen brightness
Note
•• Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge
cycles. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by
use and settings.
Conserve battery power
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To conserve battery power and increase
the play time, do the following:
Use the power control widget
With the power control widget, you can switch
off the functions conveniently when they are
unnecessary.
To add the widget to the Home screen,
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From the Home screen, select
WIDGETS.
Use the sleep mode
After the selected time duration, Pi3900 goes
to the sleep mode, and the screen switches
off automatically. To save battery power, do the
following:
• Go to > Display > Sleep to set the
screen-off timer to a low value.
• To switch off Wi-Fi during the sleep mode,
aGo to
> Wi-Fi.
bAt the top bar, select > Advanced
> Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep. Select
Never.
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Switch the device on or off
Press and hold the power/ lock button until the
device is switched on or off.
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Find apps
Navigate on the Home screen to find an app:
• Swipe left/ right to select a page;
• Alternatively, tap to open the list of
apps. Swipe left/ right to scroll through
the list;
• Use the navigation buttons
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to switch between screens. Tap
to
go to the apps that you have accessed
recently.
Google Search:
• Search on Pi3900 or the Web.
Voice Search
Downloads:
• View the list of your downloads from
the Web.
Settings:
• Customize the settings of Pi3900.
ES File Explorer:
• Browse the files/ folders on Pi3900,
install apps, and manage files.
• Email:Set up your email account on
Pi3900.
Tip
•• On Pi3900, you can install apps from the Play Store or
other sources.
Play Store:
• Download different apps, games, and
others.
Calendar:
• Add events, and set reminders for your
events.
Clock:
• Set the alarm clock.
Play Music:
• Play music that you store on Pi3900.
Calculator
Gallery:
• View pictures and videos that you
store or make on Pi3900.
Use the screen
Camera:
• Take photos or record videos.
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Switch screen rotation on or off
Drag down the top bar.
Movie Studio
• Edit video clips.
HDMISwitch:
• Select the HDMI output options for
your Pi3900. Select the resolution that
your TV supports.
Browser:
• Browse Web pages.
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In the pull-down menu, tap / to
switch screen screen rotation on or off.
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• Make sure that the page isn't filled.
• Tap . Tap APPS or WIDGET to open
the list of apps or widgets.
Lock/ unlock the screen
By locking the screen, you can lock all the
touch controls on the screen. Thus, undesired
operations are prevented.
Auto lock
After a time duration, the screen dims and is
locked automatically. To set the time duration,
go to > Display > Sleep.
To lock the screen manually
• Press the power/ lock button.
To unlock the screen
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If necessary, press the power/ lock button
to display the lock.
Drag the lock to an icon.
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Tap and hold an icon or widget until the
page is displayed.
»» The icon or widget is added to the
selected page.
Delete items
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Customize the Home screen
To access functions quickly from the Home
screen, you can add and rearrange items.
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Swipe left/ right to select a page.
• If necessary, tap
to return to the
Home screen.
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Drag the item to
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Relocate items
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Add application icons and widget
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Tap and hold an item to unlock.
Tap and hold an item to unlock.
Drag the item to a space on the page.
Release the item.
»» The item moves to the space.
Add wallpapers
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From the Home screen, go to
> Wallpaper.
> Display
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Select your options.
Use the Android keyboard
Select keyboard settings or input
languages
• On the onscreen keyboard, tap .
Text entry
With the onscreen keyboard, you can enter
text in multiple languages.
Select input methods
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From the Home screen, select
> Language & input.
Settings
Select your input methods:
Android keyboard: for multiple languages
other than Japanese and Chinese
Google voice typing: for text input through
voice
Japanese IME: for Japanese input
Google Pinyin: for Chinese Pinyin input
and English input
To select your input options, tap
the input method.
Switch between selected input
languages
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Add to the option list the languages that
you often use.
aOn the onscreen keyboard, tap
>Input languages.
next to
bTap the checkbox to select languages.
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On the onscreen keyboard, tap and hold
to select a language.
Android keyboard
Enter text
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Tap the text box to show the onscreen
keyboard.
Tap on the keys to enter text.
To delete the entry before the cursor,
• Select
.
To move to the next line,
• Select .
Switch between letters and numbers/
symbols
• Tap
or
.
Tip
•• On the numeric/symbol keyboard, tap ~\{ to switch
between numbers/symbols and more symbol choices.
Switch between upper and lower cases
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Tap repeatedly to switch between
and .
: The next letter you enter is in upper
case.
: All letters you enter are in lower case.
To switch to the input mode of all upper
cases,
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Tap and hold or .
»» The button changes to blue.
When a click sounds, release the button.
»» is displayed.
»» All letters you enter are in upper case.
Switch to other options on a button
• Tap and hold the button that is marked
with a symbol at the lower/upper right
corner.
»» A pop-up screen is displayed.
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Tap Copy or Cut.
»» The selected text is copied or cut.
Paste the selected text
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Put the cursor in a position.
Tap and hold the position until the popscreen is displayed.
»» In the pop-up screen, the option Paste
is displayed.
»» Tap Paste.The text is pasted in the
selected position.
Edit text
You can cut, copy, and paste the text that you
have entered.
Copy or paste the selected text
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Tap and hold the text until the pop-screen
is displayed.
»» Current word is selected, with marks
for start and end positions.
Drag the marks to select or change the
start/ end positions.
• Tap Select all to select all the text.
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5Connections
Connect to the Internet
Connect Pi3900 to a wireless router (Access
Point). You can connect Pi3900 to the network
that is built around the router.
To connect to the Internet, make sure that the
router connects to the Internet directly and no
dial-up is required on the computer.
aTap to select a network.
bOn the pop-up screen, enter the
password to the network.
»» is displayed in the status bar
when the Wi-Fi connection is
completed successfully.
»» Next time you switch on Pi3900,
Pi3900 connects to the previously
connected network automatically.
Note
•• If MAC address filtering is enabled on your router, add
the MAC address of Pi3900 to the list of devices that
are allowed to join the network. To find the Wi-Fi MAC
address, go to
Settings > About tablet > Status on
the Home screen.
•• To refresh the list of networks, select > Scan at the
upper-right corner of the screen.
•• If you have disabled SSID broadcasting or hidden the
Service Set Identifier (SSID) of the router, manually
enter the SSID or public name for the network. Go to
Settings > Wi-Fi. On the top bar, select .
•• If the DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)
is unavailable or disabled on the router, manually enter
the IP address of Pi3900.
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From the Home screen, tap
Wi-Fi.
Settings >
Select the option to switch on the Wi-Fi
function.
»» You see a list of Wi-Fi networks in
range.
Connect Pi3900 to a network:
Connect to your PC
Connect Pi3900 to a PC through the USB
cable.
Do the following to transfer apps or media files
from your PC to Pi3900,the internal storage or
SD card:
• In Windows Explorer, drag and drop apps
or media files from your PC to Pi3900.
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aDrag down the top bar to select Mass
storage as the USB connection mode.
Tip
•• You can also select the mode of USB computer
connection in
Settings > Storage. On the top bar,
tap
> USB computer connection, and then, select
Mass Storage or Media device (MTP).
Connected as a media device
Touch for other USB options.
Use a Micro SD card
Insert a Micro SD card (up to 32 GB) into
Pi3900. You can expand the memory size of
Pi3900.
Mass Storage
Move apps to the SD card
bTurn on the USB mass storage.
Move some apps from the internal storage
to the SD card. You can expand the internal
storage of Pi3900.
Connect to an HDTV
Connect Pi3900 to a high-definition TV
(HDTV). You can watch on the HDTV the
photos and videos that play on Pi3900.
Turn on USB storage
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Alternatively, transfer media files to Pi3900
through media management software, such
as Windows Media Player 11.
Drag down the top bar to select Media
device (MTP) as the USB connection
mode.
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On Pi3900,
aConnect an HDMI cable (sold
separately) to:
the MINI HDMI socket on Pi3900, and
the HDMI input socket on the TV.
AV
HDMI 1
HDMI 2
HDMI 3
Side HDMI
Side AV
b Make sure that you have switched on
the HDMI output:
Tap Settings > HDMI. Switch on
Enable auto switch.
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On the TV, switch to the input source of
Pi3900:
• On the remote control of your TV, use
the source button to select the input
connector that connects to Pi3900.
SOURCE
TV
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On Pi3900, tap APPS > HDMI Switch.
Select the output resolution that your TV
supports.
• On Pi3900, when the MINI HDMI
connector is in use, press the Power/
lock button to return to the previous
screen.
Tip
•• As a compact audio/video interface, HDMI transmits
uncompressed digital data. With the HDMI connection,
high-definition video/audio contents can present
optimum video and audio quality on an HDTV.
Connect to Bluetooth
Through Bluetooth, you can do the following
wirelessly on Pi3900:
• Receive or send files from or to
another connected Bluetooth device;
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• Listen to music through stereo
Bluetooth headphones;
• Listen to music through Bluetooth
speakers, like Philips SHOQBOX.
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Connect with Bluetooth devices
You can connect Pi3900 with Bluetooth devices
in the following ways:
• Connect another Bluetooth device;
• Get connected by another Bluetooth
device.
Get connected by another Bluetooth
devices
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•• Before the connection, consult the user manual of the
bSelect the option to switch on
Bluetooth.
Bluetooth device to get its Bluetooth pairing passcode.
Or, try 0000 or 1234.
cTap Pi3900.
»» *Pi3900 is discoverable for two
minutes.
Connect another Bluetooth devices
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Make sure that the device is discoverable
by another Bluetooth device.
• Consult the user manual of the
Bluetooth device for information.
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On Pi3900, search for the Bluetooth
device:
aFrom the Home screen, tap
Settings > Bluetooth.
bSelect the option to switch on
Bluetooth.
»» is displayed on the status bar.
Make sure that Pi3900 is discoverable by
another Bluetooth device:
aFrom the Home screen, tap
Settings > Bluetooth.
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Pair with the device:
• On Pi3900, tap the device, and enter
the passcode as prompted;
• On the device, enter the passcode as
prompted.
»» A message is displayed when the
pairing is complete.
On the Bluetooth device, search for and
pair with Pi3900.
• For information about the steps,
consult the user manual of the
Bluetooth device.
Tip
•• * To change the device name of Pi3900, go to
Settings > Bluetooth, tap
and select Rename tablet.
Send or receive files through
Bluetooth
Send files to another Bluetooth device
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cTap SEARCH FOR DEVICES.
»» The device is displayed under
AVAILABLE DEVICES after it is
discovered.
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Make sure that
• you have paired Pi3900 with the
Bluetooth device;
• on Pi3900 and Bluetooth device,
Bluetooth is on.
On Pi3900, send files through Bluetooth:
aIn Gallery, play a photo. Tap
Bluetooth.
>
bTap the paired device to start sending.
»» When sending or receiving is in
progress, is displayed at the top
of the screen.
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On the Bluetooth device, receive the files:
• Confirm as prompted.
• Save the files as prompted.
Receive files from Bluetooth device
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Make sure that
• you have paired Pi3900 with the
Bluetooth device;
• on Pi3900and Bluetooth device,
Bluetooth is on.
Connect to GPS
To access location services, switch on the GPS
function to connect to GPS (Global Positioning
System).
• From the Home screen, tap Settings >
Location services > GPS satellites. Switch
on the function.
• Alternatively, use the power control widget
to switch the GPS function on or off.
On the Bluetooth device, send files to
Pi3900 through Bluetooth.
On Pi3900, receive the files:
• At the top of the screen, tap .
Confirm as prompted.
»» You can also find the received
files in Settings> Bluetooth. Tap and select Show received files.
Listen to music through stereo
Bluetooth headphones and speakers
Connect the stereo Bluetooth headphones or
speakers
»» Follow the steps under"Connect
another Bluetooth device".After
successful connection, is
displayed .
»» Next time you switch on
Bluetooth on the devices, the
Bluetooth connection is established
automatically.
Listen to music through the stereo Bluetooth
headphones or speakers
• Play music on Pi3900.
»» You listen to the music through the
connected Bluetooth headphones
or speakers.
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6Apps
»» When the downloading is
complete, installation starts
automatically.
»» Check the status bar to find the
status. If necessary, tap the icon to
start installation as prompted.
With apps, you can access functions, services,
and different audio/ video content on Pi3900.
Install apps
Tip
On Pi3900, you can install apps from
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(Play Store) over the Internet; or
• other sources, such as
other online sources,
the internal storage of Pi3900, and
the Micro SD card that you have
inserted into Pi3900.
Play Store
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Log in to or create your Google account
to access Google services.
To add a Google account, do the following:
aGo to (Play Store). Tap
Accounts.
>
bSelect Add account.
cFollow onscreen instructions to add
an account.
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Search for apps as needed.
• Tap for keyword search.
Download the app:
• Tap the app. Confirm as needed.
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•• To manage your accounts, go to
Settings >
ACCOUNTS. Tap an account to select your options.
Other sources
Allow the installation from unknown sources
• From the Home screen, go to >
Security. Tap to switch on Unknown
sources.
»» If the function is enabled, the tick
box is selected.
Download/ transfer apps
• To download apps from online sources,
follow the onscreen instructions;
• To transfer apps to the internal
memory or SD card of the device, use
the USB cable to connect Pi3900 to
your PC.
Start installation
• The downloaded apps start installation
automatically;
• To find the apps that you have
transferred to the internal memory or
SD card, go to . Find the apps and
tap the option to start installation.
Manage apps
You can manage the apps on Pi3900, for
example, install/ uninstall apps, stop running
apps, or select other options.
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From the Home screen, select
> Apps:
Settings
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• In DOWNLOADED, find the apps
that you have downloaded from the
Play Store or other sources.
• On SD CARD, find the apps that you
have installed on the SD card.
• In RUNNING, find the apps that are
running on Pi3900.
• In ALL, find all the apps that you have
installed on Pi3900.
Tap an app.
»» Options and information are displayed.
Tap to select an option.
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7Browser
With
a b
, you can browse Web pages.
b
c d
a
aAdd a bookmark to current Web
page.
bGo to the bookmarked Web pages.
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From the Home screen, tap
.
Tap the icons or text box to do the
following:
aEnter the address of web pages. Tap
to start search.
bTap the icons to search backwards,
forward, or refresh the Web page.
cClose the Web page.
dOpen a new Web page.
To switch between Web pages,
• At the top bar, tap the tab of the selected
Web page.
Add a bookmark
Add a bookmark. You can quickly access a
visited Web page.
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8Email
Select account settings
On Pi3900, you can receive and send email as
you do on a computer. Do the following:
• Set up your email accounts on the
device.
Set up your email account
On Pi3900, set up your email accounts in the
following ways:
• Set up your POP3 or IMAP mail
accounts, or
• Set up your Microsoft Exchange
account to access your Exchange
mailbox at work (see 'Set up your
Microsoft Exchange account' on page
25).
Set up your POP3/ IMAP account
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From the Home screen, go to
.
Set up your email account:
• Enter the information about your
account;
• Select pop3 or IMAP account.
Follow the onscreen instructions to
complete the setup.
• Consult your email service provider
for the setup information, such as the
outgoing server, incoming server.
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On the screen of mail list, tap > Settings.
»» A pop-up screen is displayed.
• If necessary, tap
repeatedly to
return to the screen of mail list.
2 Select your options for the account.
To add an account,
• On > Settings, tap Add account.
To remove an account,
• On > Settings, select Remove account.
»» Current account is removed.
Check your email messages
You can check your email messages in the
following ways:
• Check one combined mailbox;
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• Check messages by account;
• Check starred messages;
• Check unread messages.
To check one combined mailbox,
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On the screen of mail list, tap the account
name.
»» A drop-down list of account names is
displayed.
• If necessary, tap
repeatedly to
return to the screen of mail list.
Tap Combined view.
»» Different colors are used to mark the
messages from different accounts.
When you read a message, tap the icons to do
the following:
a Compose a new message
b Reply
c Reply all
d Forward
Organize email messages
ab cd
To check messages from a single account,
1
2
Repeat Step 1 in "To check one combined
mailbox".
Tap the selected account.
»» Messages from the account are
displayed.
To check starred messages,
• Tap the star next to the message.
»» The message is added to the Starred
folder.
1
To check unread messages,
• On the screen of mail list, the unread
messages are in white.
Compose email messages
a
2
On the screen of mail list, select messages
you want to manage:
• Tap the check boxes next to the
messages.
»» Selected messages are highlighted.
Tap the icons to do the following:
aDelete the messages.
bMove the messages to the selected
folder.
cMark the messages as read or unread.
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folder.
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bTap
cThe photo is taken.
Camera
With the 0.3 and 2 Mega-pixel lens at the front
and back, you can do the following on Pi3900:
• Shoot photos or videos by using the
camera or video recorder;
• Have video chats with friends over the
Internet.
Take photos or record videos
f e d
.
c
ba
To record videos:
• Tap / to start or stop video
recording.
To take a panoramic picture:
aPoint the lens at the view.
bTap
to start shooting.
cSweep through the view by moving
the device slowly and steadily.
»» When the progress bar comes
to the end, the shooting stops. A
panoramic picture is generated.
To view photos/ videos in the Gallery,
• Tap the thumbnail .
»» You can view the photos/ videos
that you have taken or recorded.
aSelector for camera, video recorder,
or panorama mode
bShutter
cThumbnail
dSelector for the front and rear
camera lens
eZoom in/out
fOptions menu
1
2
3
4
From the Home screen, go to .
»» The onscreen buttons are displayed.
Tap ,
, or to switch to the camera,
video recorder or panorama mode.
Select settings
• Tap to select your options for the
camera or video recorder:
For the camera:
• White balance
Tap to select the option according to
current source of lights. You can reduce
the effects on colors by lights.
• Exposure
Tap to select a value according to the
lighting conditions.
For the video recorder:
• White balance
Tap to select the option according to
current source of lights. You can reduce
the effects on colors by lights.
• Time lapse recording
Tap to record at the selected time
interval.
Tap to switch to the camera lens at the
front or back.
Calendar
To take photos:
On the device, you can sync the calendar with:
• the calendar of your Microsoft
Exchange account (see 'Set up your
aPoint the lens at objects.
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• To interrupt the alarm, tap Snooze.
»» The alarm sounds 10 minutes later.
Microsoft Exchange account' on page
25).
Alarm clock
On Pi3900, you can set several alarms.
Set an alarm
1
2
Make sure that you have set the clock time
(see 'Date 30).
From the Home screen, tap .
»» The next alarm is displayed.
• To stop the alarm, tap Dismiss.
»» The alarm repeats at the next set
alarm time.
Select settings
• In > , tap Settings to select
options for your alarm, such as volume,
snooze duration.
Calculator
From the Home screen, tap
calculator.
1
to use the
Enter numbers and mathematic operators:
• Use the onscreen keyboard for entry.
2 Tap = to start calculation.
To clear entries,
1
3
4
5
Tap .
»» The set alarms are displayed.
To set an alarm clock,
• To add an alarm, tap Add alarm.
• To change an alarm, tap the preset
alarm time.
Select your options. Confirm as prompted.
Time
Repeat
Ringtone
Label
Set the alarm time.
Select how the alarm repeats.
Select the ringtone for the alarm:
silence, buzzer, or ringtone.
Add description for the alarm.
Switch an alarm on or off
• In > , tap the tick box next to the
set alarm time.
»» If the function is enabled, the tick
box is selected.
Use the alarm
At the set alarm time, the alarm sounds. A popup screen is displayed.
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Tap to put the cursor behind the entry
where you start to clear.
Tap
repeatedly.
• Entries before the cursor are cleared.
• To clear all the entries, tap and hold
.
To copy an entry,
1
2
Tap and hold an entry until a pop-up
screen is displayed.
»» The entry is copied.
To paste the entry in your email, do the
following:
aIn text box of your email, tap and
hold a position until a pop-up screen
is displayed.
bTap Paste in the pop-up screen.
»» The entry is pasted to the selected
position.
10Use the device
in corporate
networks
You can use Pi3900 in corporate networks.
Install the secure credentials or security
certificates before you access corporate
networks.
The access to corporate network may allow
you to set up your Microsoft Exchange account
and add VPN on the device. With the Microsoft
Exchange account, you can access your
exchange mailbox at work.
Install secure credentials
Ask your network administrator for secure
credentials or security certificates.
To install the secure credentials,
1
Make sure that you transfer the files of
secure credentials from a PC to the SD
card that you have mounted onto the
device.
Note
•• On Pi3900, make sure that the secure credentials are
saved to the root directory of the SD card, instead of
under a folder.
2
»» On the device, you allow the
applications to use the secure
credentials.
Set up your Microsoft
Exchange account
1
2
3
From the Home screen, go to
.
Set up your email account:
• Enter the information about your
account, and select Exchange as the
account type.
• If you have set up other email
accounts, select > Settings on the
screen of mail list. Tap Add account.
Follow the onscreen instructions to
complete the setup.
• For the server address, enter the web
address for your Outlook web access,
for example, owa.company name.com
or mail. company name.com/owa.
• For other setup information, such as
domain name, user name, check with
your system administrator.
Note
•• The device can work with Microsft Exchange 2003
and 2007.
Install the secure credentials:
aFrom the Home screen, go to >
Security > Install from SD card.
Add VPN
bTap the file to start installation.
Virtual private network (VPN) allows you to
connect to private networks through secure
access.
Sometimes, you need VPN access to connect to
corporate networks.
To add VPN on the device
cSet the password and name for the
credentials as prompted.
To apply the secure credentials,
1
2
»» If the function is enabled, the tick box
is selected.
In
, select Security > Trusted credentials.
Make sure that the credential is selected.
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1
2
3
4
Ask your network administrator for the
configuration information.
From the Home screen, go to >
Wireless & networks > More > VPN.
Configure the VPN as prompted.
Install the secure credentials as needed
(see 'Install secure credentials' on page 25).
To connect to the VPN,
1
2
3
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Make sure that you have connected Pi3900
to the Internet.
From the Home screen, go to >
Wireless & networks > More.
»» A list of VPNs is displayed.
Tap the VPN to start connection.
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To select your settings,
1
2
3
Go to
from the Home screen.
Swipe up or down to scroll through lists of
options.
Tap an option to select it.
WIRELESS & NETWORKS
Wi-Fi
In WIRELESS & NETWORKS > Wi-Fi, select
your Wi-Fi settings on the device (see 'Connect
to the Internet' on page 13).
Add Wi-Fi network
Enter SSID manually
SSID (Service Set Identifier) is the name of a
router. By the name, the router is recognized by
other Wi-Fi devices. If you have hidden the SSID
of the router (for example, disable the SSID
broadcasting), the router is invisible in the list
of available networks. To connect Pi3900 to the
router, enter the SSID of the router manually
before you search for available networks on the
Pi3900.
1
2
3
In Wi-Fi, drag the slider to switch on Wi-Fi.
On the top bar, tap .
Enter the SSID of the router.
»» The Pi3900 starts searching for the
network.
»» You can find the network in the list of
networks.
4 Connect Pi3900 to the network.
Network notification
Switch on Network notification. At the base of
the screen, is displayed when an open Wi-Fi
network is available.
1
2
In Wi-Fi, drag the slider to switch on Wi-Fi.
Bluetooth
In WIRELESS & NETWORKS > Bluetooth,
manage your Bluetooth settings (see 'Connect
with Bluetooth devices' on page 16).
Airplane mode
Switch on the airplane mode when:
• you need to disable the access to Wi-Fi
or Bluetooth for safety purposes, such
as on an airplane.
In WIRELESS & NETWORKS, select More >
Airplane mode. You can disable or enable the
access to Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
VPN settings
Use VPN settings to access private networks,
such as corporate networks (see 'Use the
device in corporate networks' on page 25).
DEVICE
HDMI
In HDMI, tap Enable auto switch to switch on
or off the HDMI output.
Sound
In Sound, select sound settings for your device.
Volume
Default
notification
Touch
sounds
Screen
lock sound
Drag the slider to select
the volume level for media,
notifications, and alarms.
Set an audio file as ringtone.
Sounds play when you tap on the
screen.
Sounds play when you lock/
unlock the screen.
At the top bar, tap and select Advanced
> Network notification.
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»» You can allow or disallow your location
information to be used in online
location services of Google, such as
Maps, or other relevant services and
applications.
Display
In Display, select your display settings:
Brightness
Wallpaper
Sleep
Font size
Drag the slider to change the
display brightness.
Set the wallpaper of the device.
After the selected time
duration, the screen switches
off automatically. To save battery
power, select a low value.
Select font size for the on-screen
display.
Storage
In Storage, learn the space information about
the internal storage and SD card on your
Pi3900.
In Storage > Erase SD card, you can erase all
the data that you have stored on the SD card.
USB computer connection
In Storage, tap > USB computer connection
on the top bar. You can select how to connect
Pi3900 to a PC through the USB cable, as a
mass storage device or MTP device.
Battery
In Battery, check the battery use by
applications.
Apps
In Apps, manage the apps on the internal
storage of Pi3900.
•
In GPS satellite, switch on to use the
location services that requires GPS
assistance.
Security
Screen lock
By default, to unlock the screen of Pi3900, press
the power/ lock button and then, drag the lock
to an icon.
In Screen lock, you can set a pattern, pin, or
password as the unlock security. To unlock the
screen, such unlock security is required.
None
Slide
Face
Unlock
Pattern
PIN
Password
Switch off the lock.
Slide to unlock the screen
(default).
Set face recognition as the unlock
security.
Set a pattern as the unlock
security.
Set a PIN that consists of
numbers.
Set a password that consists of a
combination of numbers, letters,
and symbols.
Visible passwords
Location services
•
In Location services, switch on or off
Google's location service.
»» If the function is enabled, the tick box
is selected.
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Your password consists of several characters. To
make sure that you have entered the characters
correctly, show the characters as you type the
password. Switch Make passwords visible on or
off as needed.
• Tap the tick box.
»» If the function is enabled, the tick
box is selected.
Device administrators
Applications in corporate networks require the
rights of device administrator, such as the email
and calendar under your Microsoft Exchange
account.
Before you uninstall such an application, disable
the rights of device administrator.
• In Device administrators, tap an
application.
»» The rights of device administrator are
disabled.
»» You cannot sync data for the
application.
Unknown sources
On Pi3900, you can install applications that you
download from (Play Store), or from sources
other than .
• For the applications from sources
other than , tap Unknown sources
to allow installation on the Pi3900.
»» If the function is enabled, the tick
box is selected.
Language & input
Language
In Language, select the language for the
onscreen instructions of Pi3900.
Personal dictionary
In Personal dictionary, add or remove words
or phrases to/ from the user dictionary. You
can customize the word suggestions that are
displayed on the pop-up screen during your
text entry on the Android keyboard.
To add a word or phrase,
• Tap to add a word or phrase.
To edit a word or phrase,
1
»» A pop-up screen is displayed.
2 Edit the word or phrase.
To remove a word or phrase,
• Tap next to the word or phrase.
Voice Search
In Voice Search, select your options for Google
Voice Search.
Text-to-speech output
In Text-to-speech output, select your options
for:
• voice output for the accessibility
function on the device.
Install voice data
Download the voice data for speech synthesis.
1
2
Connect the device to the Internet.
Select your preferred text-to-speech
engine. Tap > Install voice data.
»» Select and download the voice data.
Select your options for the voice output
1
2
In Speech rate, select a speed at which the
text is read, normal, fast, or slow.
Tap Listen to an example.
»» Your options are used to play the
demo of speech synthesis.
reset
In reset > Factory data reset, you can erase all
the data that you have stored on the internal
storage of Pi3900.
ACCOUNTS
In ACCOUNTS, add, remove, or manage an
account.
• Tap Add account to add an account.
Tap on the word or phrase.
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• Tap an account to manage the account,
for example, remove the account or
select sync options.
Date & time
Automatic setting
Over the Internet, you can sync the date and
time on Pi3900 from Philips online services.
To switch on the automatic clock setting,
1
2
3
In Date & time, tap to switch on
Automatic date & time.
»» If the function is enabled, the tick
box is selected.
In Select time zone, select your current
time zone.
In Use 24-hour format and Select date
format, select your options for time and
date display.
Manual setting
1
2
In Date & time, tap to switch off
Automatic date & time.
»» If the function is disabled, the tick box
is deselected.
Tap to set date, time, and time zone in Set
date, Set time, and Set time zone.
• To select a date, tap the date in the
calendar.
Accessibility
With the accessibility function, actions on the
screen of the device are read out through
the text-to-speech technology, such as the
taps, selection of menu items. For people who
cannot read the screen clearly, the function
allows them to use the device in an easier way.
Use the accessibility function
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2
Tap TalkBack to switch on.
In Text-to-speech output, select your
options for voice output (see 'Text-tospeech output' on page 29).
Auto-rotate screen
In Auto-rotate screen, tap to switch on or off
screen rotation.
About tablet
In About tablet, learn the status and
information about your Pi3900.
System updates
In System updates, check for the system
updates of Pi3900. Make sure that you have
connected the device to the Internet.
Register your Pi3900 to access the firmware
upgrades.
Register
1
2
Make sure that you have connected the
device to the Internet.
To register Pi3900with www.philips.com/
welcome,
aSelect System updates > Register.
bEnter your valid email address.
»» You receive an email message from
ConsumerCare@Philips.com.
cUse the Web page link in the email to
complete registration.
To check registration information
You can check whether you have registered
your Pi3900, whether you have completed the
registration, and what account you have used
for registration.
• Tap Register > Registration
information.
To unregisterPi3900
To use another email address as your account
with www.philips.com/welcome, you can
unregister Pi3900.
1
2
Tap Register > Unregister.
Confirm as prompted.
Upgrade
1
2
3
4
5
Make sure that your device is more than
75% charged.
Make sure that you have connected the
device to the Internet.
Select System updates > Upgrade.
»» The device starts to check for the
firmware update.
address filtering is enabled on your
router, add the MAC address of Pi3900
to the list of devices that are allowed
to join the network.
• Bluetooth address: Display the
Bluetooth address of Pi3900 when the
Bluetooth function is switched on.
Legal information: Legal information for Pi3900
Model number: Model no. of the device
Android version:Firmware version of the
Android platform that the deviceis running on
Build number: Software version of Pi3900
»» The firmware information is displayed.
Follow the onscreen instructions to
download the firmware update to your
device.
»» When the message "An update.zip is
detected from your Device Storage.
Do you want to have this update?" is
displayed, the downloading is complete.
Select the option to start upgrading.
Note
•• During the upgrading process, keep the screen or
button untouched.
•• Keep the devicepowered on before the firmware
update is complete.
Status and information about the
device
In Status,
• Battery status: Display the status of
power charging.
• Battery level: Display remaining power
by percentage.
• IP address: Display the IP address that
is assigned to Pi3900 when the device
is connected a Wi-Fi network.
• Wi-Fi MAC address: Display the
unique identifier that is assigned to the
network adapter of Pi3900. If MAC
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12Check for
firmware update
Connect Pi3900 to Wi-Fi. You can receive
notifications about firmware updates. Drag
down the top bar to check the notifications.
Update the firmware online
On Pi3900, you can update the firmware
through Philips online services over the Internet
(see 'System updates' on page 30).
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13Technical data
Power
• Power adapter
Philips ASSA1e-050200
Input: 100-240 V~ 50/60 Hz, 0.45 A
Output: DC 5.0 V, 2 A
• Power supply: 3,300 mAh Li-ion polymer
internal rechargeable battery
• Play time¹
music (MP3, Wi-Fi off, earphones only): 13
hours
video (MP4, Wi-Fi off): 5 hours
Web browsing: 4 hours
Display
• Type: LCD Touch-sensitive screen
• Diagonal screen size (inch): 7
• Resolution: 1024 x 600 pixels
Platform
Android™ 4
Connectivity
• Headphone: 3.5 mm
• USB: 2.0 High speed, Micro type
• Wireless LAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
• Bluetooth
Bluetooth profiles: A2DP, AVRCP, Object
push profile
Bluetooth version: 2.1+EDR
• Mini HDMI
Headphone sound
• Channel separation: > 45 dB
• Frequency response: 60-18,000 Hz
• Output power: 2 x 5 mW (maximum)
• Signal to noise ratio: > 80 dB
Speaker sound
• Frequency response: 100-15,000 Hz
• Output power: 600 mW
• Signal to noise ratio: > 60 dB
Audio playback
• Supported formats:
WAV, MP3, AAC/. m4a, OGG Vorbis, 3GPP,
AMR-NB (mono), AMR-WB (stereo)
MIDI (Type 0 and 1 (.mid, .xmf,.mxmf)),
RTTTL/RTX (.rtttl, .rtx), OTA (.ota), and
iMelody(.imy)
Audio capturing
• AMR-NB
Bitrate: 4.75 to 12.2 kbps
Sampling rate: 8 kHz
File supported: 3GPP (.3gp)
• Specified
Bitrate: 128 kbps
Sampling rate: 44.1 kHz
File format: MP3
• Built-in microphone: mono
Video playback
• Supported formats:
MPEG-4 (.avi), H.264 (3gpp, .mp4), H.263
Sorenson, H.263 (3GPP container), FLV
(supported for the Internet streaming), AVI
(Xvid + MP3), 3GPP
Video capturing
• H.264 Aspect ratio (4:3 or 16:9 selectable)
• Video resolution: VGA (640 x 480)
• Frame rate: 30 frames per second
• Container: .mp4
• Audio format: MP3
• Lens: Fixed focus length
• Recording time: Depending on the storage
Still picture playback
• Supported formats:
JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF
Still picture capturing
• Picture resolution: VGA (640 x 480)
• Picture format: JPEG, PNG
• Lens: Fixed focus length
Storage media
• Built-in memory capacity²:
8 GB NAND Flash
• External storage:
Micro SD memory card slot (Maximum
memory card capacity: 32 GB)
Preloaded apps
• Play Store, Google Search, Voice Search,
Browser, Gallery, Movie Studio, Play Music,
Camera, Email, Calendar, Clock, Calculator
• ES File Explorer
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Note
•• ¹ Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of
charge cycles. Battery life and number of charge cycles
vary by use and settings.
•• ² 1GB = 1 billion bytes; available storage capacity is less.
Full memory capacity may not be available as some
memory is reserved for the device. Storage capacity
is based on 4 minutes per song and 128 kbps MP3
encoding.
PC system requirements
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Windows®XP (SP3 or above), Vista/7 (32bit, 64-bit)
Pentium III 800 MHz processor or higher
512 MB RAM
500 MB hard disk space
Internet connection
Windows® Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
USB port
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Specifications are subject to change without notice
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All rights reserved.
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