ZB553KL
User Guide
E12831
Sept. 2017
First Edition
Care and safety
Guidelines
Road safety comes first. We strongly recommend not to use your device when
driving or operating any type of vehicle.
This device should only be used in environments with ambient temperatures
between 0°C (32°F) and 35°C (95°F).
Turn off your device in restricted areas where the use of mobile devices is prohibited.
Always obey rules and regulations when in restricted areas, such as, in aircraft, movie
theater, in hospitals or near medical equipment, near gas or fuel, construction sites,
blasting sites and other areas.
Use only AC adapters and cables approved by ASUS for use with this device. Refer to
the rating label on the bottom of your device and ensure that your power adapter
complies with this rating.
Do not use damaged power cables, accessories, and other peripherals with your
device.
Keep your device dry. Do not use or expose your device near liquids, rain, or
moisture.
You can put your device through x-ray machines (such as those used in conveyor
belts for airport security), but do not expose the device to magnetic detectors and
wands.
The device screen is made of glass. If the glass gets broken, stop using the device
and do not touch the broken glass parts. Immediately send device for repair to
ASUS-qualified service personnel.
Do not listen at high volume levels for long periods to prevent possible hearing
damage.
Disconnect the AC power before cleaning your device. Use only a clean cellulose
sponge or chamois cloth when cleaning your device screen.
Send device for repair to ASUS-qualified service personnel only.
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Proper disposal
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries
according to the instructions.
DO NOT throw the battery in municipal waste. The symbol of the crossed out
wheeled bin indicates that the battery should not be placed in municipal waste.
DO NOT throw this product in municipal waste. This product has been designed to
enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled
bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment and mercurycontaining button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste. Check local
regulations for disposal of electronic products.
DO NOT throw this product in fire. DO NOT short circuit the contacts. DO NOT
disassemble this product.
WARNING:This product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth
defects, or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.
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Contents
1Basics
Welcome!................................................................................................................................................... 7
Get your ASUS Phone ready!.............................................................................................................. 8
Starting for the first time...................................................................................................................16
Using the touchscreen.......................................................................................................................18
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There’s no place like Home
Zen Home features......................................................................................................21
Home screen..........................................................................................................................................21
Quick settings........................................................................................................................................23
System notifications............................................................................................................................24
Personalizing your Home screen................................................................................25
Widgets .....................................................................................................................25
Wallpapers................................................................................................................27
Easy Mode...............................................................................................................................................28
Setting up the date and time...........................................................................................................31
Setting up your ringtone and alert sounds................................................................................31
Lock Screen..................................................................................................................32
Customizing your lock screen..........................................................................................................32
Customizing the quick access buttons.........................................................................................33
Fingerprint ID sensor...................................................................................................34
Starting your ASUS phone for the first time...............................................................................34
Setting up fingerprint ID from Settings.......................................................................................35
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Work hard, play harder
Chrome.........................................................................................................................37
Launching Chrome..............................................................................................................................37
Adding a new tab.................................................................................................................................38
Bookmarking pages............................................................................................................................38
Sharing pages........................................................................................................................................38
Clearing the browsing data..............................................................................................................39
Gmail.............................................................................................................................40
Google Calendar..........................................................................................................41
Creating events.....................................................................................................................................41
Editing or removing events..............................................................................................................41
Creating reminders..............................................................................................................................42
Editing or removing reminders.......................................................................................................42
File Manager................................................................................................................43
Accessing the internal storage........................................................................................................43
Accessing the external storage device.........................................................................................43
Accessing Cloud Storage...................................................................................................................43
ZenUI FAQ.....................................................................................................................44
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Keeping in touch
Call in style...................................................................................................................45
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Dual SIM feature....................................................................................................................................45
Making calls............................................................................................................................................47
Receiving calls.......................................................................................................................................51
Managing your call logs.....................................................................................................................51
Other call options.................................................................................................................................53
Managing multiple calls.....................................................................................................................54
Recording calls......................................................................................................................................54
Managing contacts......................................................................................................55
Contacts Settings.................................................................................................................................55
Setting up your profile.......................................................................................................................55
Adding contacts....................................................................................................................................56
Setting up your VIPs............................................................................................................................57
Marking your favorite contacts.......................................................................................................58
Importing contacts..............................................................................................................................58
Exporting contacts...............................................................................................................................59
Social networking with your contacts..........................................................................................60
Google Messenger...............................................................................................................................61
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Fun and entertainment
Using a headset............................................................................................................62
Connecting the audio jack................................................................................................................62
Google Play Music.......................................................................................................63
FM Radio.......................................................................................................................64
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Your precious moments
Capture moments........................................................................................................66
Launching the Camera app..............................................................................................................66
Using Camera for the first time.......................................................................................................67
Advanced camera features...............................................................................................................71
Using the Gallery.........................................................................................................74
Viewing files from your social network or cloud storage.......................................................74
Viewing the photo location..............................................................................................................75
Sharing files from the Gallery...........................................................................................................76
Deleting files from the Gallery.........................................................................................................76
Editing images.......................................................................................................................................76
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Staying connected
Mobile network............................................................................................................77
Enabling the mobile network..........................................................................................................77
Wi-Fi..............................................................................................................................77
Enabling Wi-Fi........................................................................................................................................77
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network........................................................................................................78
Disabling Wi-Fi.......................................................................................................................................78
Bluetooth®.......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 78
Enabling Bluetooth®............................................................................................................................78
Pairing your ASUS Phone to a Bluetooth® device.....................................................................79
Unpairing your ASUS Phone from the Bluetooth® device.....................................................79
Tethering......................................................................................................................80
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Wi-Fi Hotspot.........................................................................................................................................80
Bluetooth Tethering.............................................................................................................................81
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Travel and Maps
Weather........................................................................................................................82
Launching the Weather app.............................................................................................................82
Weather home screen.........................................................................................................................83
Clock.............................................................................................................................84
World Clock.............................................................................................................................................84
Alarm clock.............................................................................................................................................85
Stopwatch...............................................................................................................................................85
Timer.........................................................................................................................................................86
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Zen Everywhere
Special Zen Tools..........................................................................................................87
Flashlight.................................................................................................................................................87
Power & Boost........................................................................................................................................88
Calculator................................................................................................................................................89
Auto-start Manager.............................................................................................................................90
Sound Recorder....................................................................................................................................91
Mobile Manager....................................................................................................................................93
Bluelight Filter.......................................................................................................................................94
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Maintain your Zen
Keeping your device up-to-date.................................................................................95
Updating your system........................................................................................................................95
Storage.....................................................................................................................................................95
Backup and reset..................................................................................................................................95
Securing your ASUS Phone...............................................................................................................96
Appendix
Safety information.....................................................................................................100
Index
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Basics
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Welcome!
Explore the intuitive simplicity of ASUS Zen UI 4.0!
ASUS Zen UI 4.0 is a charming and intuitive interface exclusively for ASUS Phones. It provides you
with special apps, which are integrated in or with other apps, to fit your unique individual needs
and make your life easier while letting you have fun with your ASUS Phone.
Camera
With PixelMaster technology, capture those precious moments in vivid and high-quality
photos and videos.
Mobile Manager
Provides an integrated interface for several apps that are designed to optimize device
performance, manage the phone power, storage usage and system notifications.
ZenUI FAQ
Find answers from FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) or provide your feedbacks in the
user forum.
NOTE: Availability of ASUS Zen UI 4.0 apps vary per region and ASUS Phone model. Tap
your Home screen to check the apps available on your ASUS Phone.
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Get your ASUS Phone ready!
Parts and features
Take a hold of your device and have it running in a jiffy.
Microphone Audio jack
Camera flash
Rear camera
Volume key
LED indicator
Front camera
Receiver
Sensor
Camera flash
Nano SIM1, Nano SIM2,
MicroSD card slot
Power key
Touch screen
display
Finger print
sensor / Home
Back
Recent apps
Speaker
micro USB port
WARNING!
• To avoid network connection and battery issues:
• DO NOT place a metallic sticker on the antenna area.
• DO NOT use a metallic protective frame/case on your ASUS Phone.
• D
O NOT cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects while using some functions such
as making calls or using the mobile data connection.
• We recommend that you use ASUS-compatible screen protectors. Using non-ASUS-compatible
screen protectors may cause your ASUS Phone's sensor to malfunction.
NOTES:
• The Nano SIM card slots support LTE, WCDMA and GSM/EDGE network bands.
• The MicroSD card slot supports MicroSD and MicroSDHC card formats.
IMPORTANT!
• We do not recommend using a screen protector as it can interfere with the proximity sensor. If you
want to use a screen protector, ensure that it does not block the proximity sensor.
• Keep the device, particularly the touch screen, dry all the time. Water or other liquids can cause the
touch screen to malfunction.
• Ensure that the Nano SIM/memory card compartment cover is always closed when operating or
carrying the device.
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Installing a Nano SIM card
A Nano subscriber identity module (Nano SIM) card stores information, such as your mobile phone
number, contacts, messages and other data that gives you access to a mobile network.
Your ASUS Phone comes with two Nano SIM and one MicroSD card slots that allow you to set up
and use two mobile network services without having to carry two mobile devices at the same time.
CAUTION!
• This device is designed for use with a mobile carrier-approved Nano SIM card only.
• We do not recommend the use of trimmed SIM cards in the Nano SIM card slots.
• Turn off your device before inserting a Nano SIM card.
• Be extra careful when handling a Nano SIM card. ASUS is not responsible for any loss or damage
incurred to your Nano SIM card.
To install a Nano SIM card:
1. Turn off your device.
2. Push a pin into the hole on the Nano SIM / MicroSD card
slot to eject the tray out.
3. Insert the Nano SIM card(s) into the card slot(s).
IMPORTANT! Use only a standard Nano SIM card on your
ASUS Phone. A trimmed SIM card may not properly fit into
and may not be detected by your ASUS Phone.
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4. Push the tray to close it.
IMPORTANT! When two SIM cards are inserted, only one SIM
card slot supports 4G/3G/2G service. The other SIM card slot only
supports 2G/3G service.
CAUTION: Do not use sharp tools or solvent on your device to avoid
scratches on it.
Removing a Nano SIM card
CAUTION: Be extra careful when handling a Nano SIM card. ASUS is not responsible for any loss or
damage incurred to your Nano SIM card.
To remove a Nano SIM card:
1. Turn off your device.
2. Push a pin into the hole on the Nano SIM / MicroSD card slot to
eject the tray out.
3. Remove the Nano SIM card(s) from the Nano SIM card slot(s).
4. Push the tray to close it.
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Installing a memory card
Your ASUS Phone supports a MicroSD™ memory card with up to 2TB capacity.
NOTE: Some memory cards may not be compatible with your ASUS Phone. Ensure that you use only
compatible memory cards to prevent loss of data, damage to your device or memory card, or both.
CAUTION: Be extra careful when handling a memory card. ASUS is not responsible for any data loss or
damage incurred to your memory card.
To install a memory card:
1. Turn off your device.
2. Push a pin into the hole on the Nano SIM / MicroSD card slot
to eject the tray out.
3. Insert the MicroSD card into the MicroSD card slot.
4. Push the tray to close it.
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Removing a memory card
CAUTION!
• Be extra careful when handling a memory card. ASUS is not responsible for any data loss or damage
incurred to your memory card.
• Eject the memory card properly to safely remove it from device. To eject the memory card, tap > Settings > Storage, then under Portable storage, click
beside SD card.
To remove a memory card:
1. Turn off your device.
2. Push a pin into the hole on the Nano SIM / MicroSD card slot to
eject the tray out.
3. Remove the MicroSD card from the MicroSD card slot.
4. Push the tray to close it.
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Charging your ASUS Phone
Your ASUS Phone comes partially charged but you must charge it fully before using it for the first
time. Read the following important notices and cautions before charging your device.
IMPORTANT!
• For safety purposes, use ONLY the bundled power adapter and cable to avoid damaging your
device and prevent the risk of injury.
• Peel off the protective film on the AC power adapter and micro USB cable before using it with your
device.
• Ensure to plug the AC power adapter to a compatible power outlet. You can plug the AC power
adapter to any compatible 100~240 V outlet.
• The output voltage of the AC power adapter for this device is 5.2V 1A, 5W.
• When using your ASUS Phone while plugged-in to a power outlet, the power outlet must be near
your device and easily accessible.
• To conserve electricity, unplug the AC power adapter from the power outlet when not in use.
• Do not place heavy objects on top of your ASUS Phone.
CAUTION!
• While charging, your ASUS Phone can become warm. This is normal, however, if your device
becomes unusually hot, disconnect the micro USB cable from your device and send the device,
including the AC power adapter and cable to an ASUS-qualified service personnel.
• To prevent any damage to your ASUS Phone, AC adapter, or micro USB cable. Ensure that the micro
USB cable, AC adapter, and your device are connected properly before charging.
To charge your ASUS Phone:
1. Connect the USB connector into the power adapter’s USB port.
2. Connect the other end of the micro USB cable to your ASUS Phone.
3. Plug the power adapter to a grounded power outlet.
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IMPORTANT!
• When using your ASUS Phone while it is plugged to a power outlet, the grounded power outlet
must be near to the unit and easily accessible.
• When charging your ASUS Phone through your computer, ensure that you plug the micro USB cable
to your computer’s USB 2.0/ USB 3.0 port.
• Avoid charging your ASUS Phone in an environment with ambient temperature of above 35oC
(95oF).
• Charge your ASUS Phone for eight (8) hours before using it in battery mode for the first time.
• The status of battery charge is indicated by the following icons:
Low Not Charging Charging
Full
NOTES:
• Use only the power adapter that came with your device. Using a different power adapter may
damage your device.
• Using the bundled power adapter and ASUS Phone signal cable to connect your ASUS Phone to a
power outlet is the best way to charge your ASUS Phone.
• The input voltage range between the wall outlet and this adapter is AC 100V - 240V. The output
voltage of the device +5.2V 1A, 5W.
4. When fully-charged, disconnect the USB cable from your ASUS Phone first before unplugging
the AC power adapter from the power outlet.
NOTES:
• You can use your device while charging but it may take longer to fully charge the device.
• Charging your device via USB port of a computer may take longer to fully charge the device.
• If your computer does not provide enough power for charging via USB port, charge your ASUS
Phone using the AC power adapter plugged to a power outlet instead.
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Turning your ASUS Phone on or off
Turning your device on
To turn your device on, press and hold the power button until your device vibrates and starts up.
Turning your device off
To turn your device off:
1. If your screen is turned off, press the power button to turn it on. If your screen is locked, unlock
the device screen.
2. Press and hold the power button, then when prompted, tap Power off then tap OK.
Sleep mode
To put your device in sleep mode, press the power button once until the screen turns off.
Power key
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Starting for the first time
When you turn your ASUS Phone on for the first time, Setup Wizard will guide you through the
setup process. Follow the onscreen instructions to select your language, select input methods, set
up your mobile network and Wi-Fi, sync accounts, and configure your location services.
Use your Google or ASUS account to set up your device, if you do not have a Google or ASUS
account yet, go ahead and create one.
Google Account
Using a Google Account allows you to fully utilize these Android OS features:
• Organize and see all your information from anywhere.
• Automatically backup all your data.
• Leverage Google services conveniently from anywhere.
ASUS Account
Having an ASUS Account gets you to enjoy the following perks:
• Personalized ASUS support service and warranty extension for registered products.
• Free 5 GB of Cloud storage space.
• Receive the latest device and firmware updates.
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Battery power conservation tips
The battery charge is the lifeline of your ASUS Phone. Here are some battery power conservation
tips that helps preserve the power of your ASUS Phone battery.
–
Close all running apps that are not in use.
–
When not in use, press the power button to put the device in sleep mode.
–
Decrease brightness of display.
–
Keep the speaker volume to a low level.
Disable Wi-Fi feature.
–
–
Disable Bluetooth feature.
–
Disable the screen auto-rotate feature.
–
Disable all auto-sync features in your device.
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Using the touchscreen
Use these gestures on the touchscreen to launch apps, access some settings, and navigate your
ASUS Phone.
Launching apps or selecting items
Do any of the following:
• To launch an app, simply tap on it.
• To select an item such as in File Manager app, simply tap on it.
Moving or deleting items
Do any of the following:
• To move an app or widget, tap and hold then drag it to the location where you want it to be.
• To delete an app or widget from the Home screen, tap and hold then drag it up to Remove.
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Moving through pages or screens
Do any of the following:
• Swipe your finger to the left or to the right to switch between screens or to flip through a Gallery
of images.
• Scroll your finger up or down to go through web pages or list of items.
Zooming in
Spread apart your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom in an image in Gallery or Maps, or zoom
in a web page.
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Zooming out
Bring together your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom out an image in Gallery or Maps, or
zoom out of a web page.
NOTE: You may not be able to zoom in/out of some web pages as these pages may have been
designed specifically to fit your mobile screen.
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There’s no place like Home
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Zen Home features
Home screen
Get reminders of important events, app and system updates, weather forecasts, and text messages
from people who really matter to you, right from your Home screen.
Swipe down this area once to display System notifications
Swipe down this area twice to display Quick settings
Tap to display Time settings
Tap to update Weather settings
Tap to open Google Search page
Tap to open Voice Search
Tap to open All Apps screen
Tap to open an app
Swipe the Home screen to the left or right to display the extended Home screen.
NOTE: To add more pages to your Home screen, see Extended Home screen.
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Understanding notification icons
These icons are shown on the status bar and will guide you of the current status of your ASUS
Phone.
Mobile network
Shows the signal strength of your mobile network.
1
SIM card 1
Shows that a Nano SIM card is inserted in Nano SIM card slot 1.
2
SIM card 2
Shows that a Nano SIM card is inserted in Nano SIM card slot 2.
NOTE: If the SIM card icon is displayed in green, it indicates that it is set as the preferred
network.
Messages
Shows that you have an unread message.
Wi-Fi
Shows the signal strength of your Wi-Fi connection.
Battery life
Shows the battery status of your ASUS Phone.
MicroSD card
Shows that a MicroSD card is inserted in your ASUS Phone.
Screenshots
Shows that you took screenshots of your ASUS Phone.
Airplane mode
Shows that your ASUS Phone is on Airplane mode.
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Shows that Wi-Fi hotspot of your ASUS Phone is enabled.
Mute mode
Shows that Mute mode is enabled.
Vibrate mode
Shows that Vibrate mode is enabled.
Download status
Shows the download status of an app or file.
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Quick settings
The Quick settings panel provides a one-tap access to some of the wireless features and settings of
your ASUS Phone. Each of these features are represented by a button.
To launch the Quick settings panel, swipe down from the upper right corner of your ASUS Phone.
NOTE: A blue button indicates that the feature is currently enabled while a gray button indicates a
disabled feature. The green buttons refer to individual utilities that you can quickly access via the Quick
Settings Notification Panel.
Tap to launch the Display settings screen
Slide left or right to adjust the screen’s brightness
Tap to open Settings
Tap or swipe up to switch to System notifications panel
Tap these buttons to enable or disable their functions.
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Adding or removing buttons
To add or remove existing buttons from the ASUS Quick Settings notification panel:
1. Launch Quick settings then tap
.
2. Press and hold a button to drag it into or from the ASUS Quick Setting Notification Panel.
3. Tap
to go back and view the current ASUS Quick Settings notification panel.
System notifications
From System notifications, you can see the latest updates done and system changes made on your
ASUS Phone. Most of these changes are data and system-related.
To launch the System notifications panel, swipe down from the upper left corner of your ASUS
Phone.
Tap on this area to switch to Quick settings panel
Tap to open Settings
Tap this to delete all of the listed notifications
Swipe the notification to the left or right to remove it from the
list
Tap on the notification to view its details
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Personalizing your Home screen
Stamp your own personality on your Home screen. Select an attractive design as your wallpaper,
add shortcuts for quick access to your favorite apps, and add widgets for a quick review of
important info. You can also add more pages so you can add and quickly access or view more apps
or widgets on your Home screen.
Widgets
Widgets shortcuts make it easier to quickly-access your often-used or favorite widgets from your
Home screen.
You can put widgets, which are small dynamic apps, on your Home screen. Widgets provide you
with quick-views of the weather forecast, calendar events information, battery status, and more.
Adding widgets
To add a widget:
1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Widgets.
2. From the Widgets screen, tap and hold a widget, then drag it to an empty area on your Home
screen.
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Removing widgets
From your Home screen, tap and hold a widget, then drag it to Remove on top of your screen.
Grouping your app shortcuts in a folder
Create folders to organize your app shortcuts on your Home screen.
1. On your Home screen, tap and drag an app onto another app and a folder will appear with an
automatically assigned name.
2. If you want to change the folder name, tap the folder and tap the folder name to assign a new
name to this folder.
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Wallpapers
Let your apps, icons, and other Zen elements sit on an attractively designed wallpaper. You can
download icon packs and wallpapers from the Internet. You can also select an animated wallpaper
to make your screen come alive.
Tap to edit the wallpaper
Tap to select an image from Gallery
Tap to select an animated wallpaper
Tap to select wallpaper
Tap to view the online wallpapers
Applying wallpaper
To apply wallpaper:
1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Wallpapers.
2. Select a wallpaper, then tap Apply.
3. Select to set wallpaper to Home screen, Lock screen or Home and lock screen.
Applying an animated wallpaper
To apply an animated wallpaper:
1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Wallpapers.
2.Tap Live Wallpaper.
3. Select an animated wallpaper, then tap Set Wallpaper.
NOTE: You can also set up your wallpaper settings from
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> Settings > Display > Wallpaper.
Extended Home screen
Extending your Home screen
You can add more pages to extend your Home screen and put more app shortcuts and widgets on
it.
1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Edit Home screen.
2. Tap
to add a new page. If you wish to delete an extended Home screen, do step 1 and tap
on the upper right corner.
Easy Mode
Navigate your ASUS Phone better with Easy Mode, an intuitive interface with large icons, buttons,
and font size for better readability and easier user experience . You can also quickly do your core
tasks such as making calls, sending messages, and more in Easy Mode.
Enabling Easy Mode
To enable Easy Mode:
1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
.
> Settings.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Special modes > Easy mode.
3. Slide Easy mode to ON.
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Adding shortcuts
In Easy Mode, you can add up to thirty six (36) app shortcuts on the Home screen.
1. Swipe to the right of the Home screen, then tap
.
2. From the All apps screen, select the app that you want to add to the list.
Removing shortcuts
Do the following:
1. Tap
at the lower right corner of the screen.
2. Tap the app or apps that you want to remove from the list, then tap Delete.
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Adding contacts
In Easy Mode, you can add your frequently contacts on the Home screen.
1. Swipe to the left of the Home screen, then tap
.
2. From the Contacts screen, select the contact that you want to add to the list.
Removing contacts
Do the following:
1. Swipe to the left of the Home screen, then tap Edit contacts.
2. Select the contact or contacts that you want to remove from the list, then tap Delete.
Disabling Easy Mode
To disable Easy Mode:
1. Swipe down from the top of your screen then tap
.
2.Select Special modes > Easy Mode from the Settings screen.
3. Slide Easy Mode to OFF.
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Setting up the date and time
By default, the date and time displayed on your Home screen automatically syncs with your mobile
provider’s settings.
To change the date and time settings:
1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
> Settings.
.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Date & time.
3.Slide Automatic date & time and Automatic time zone to OFF.
4. Select the time zone and manually set the date and time.
5. You can opt to use the 24-hour format, if you prefer.
6. Select the date format that you want to display.
NOTE: See also Clock.
Setting up your ringtone and alert sounds
Set up the sound for your phone ringtone, notifications such as text messages, emails, and event
alerts. You can also choose to enable or disable the dial pad touch tones, touch sounds, screen lock
sound, or you can choose to have your ASUS Phone vibrate when you tap on it.
To set up the sound settings:
1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
> Settings.
.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Sound & Vibration.
3. Set up your preferred sound settings.
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Lock Screen
By default, the lock screen appears after turning on your device and while waking it up from sleep
mode. From the lock screen, you can proceed to your device’s Android® system by swiping on your
touch screen panel.
Your device’s lock screen can also be customized to regulate access to your mobile data and apps.
Customizing your lock screen
If you want to change your lock screen settings from the default Swipe option, refer to the
following steps:
1. Launch Quick settings then tap
.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Security.
3.In the next screen, tap Screen lock.
4.Tap the screen lock option you would like to use.
NOTE: For more details, see Securing your ASUS Phone.
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Customizing the quick access buttons
By default, your lock screen includes quick access buttons for these apps: Phone, Messages, and
Camera. Change this default settings and customize these buttons to launch other apps on the lock
screen using the following steps:
1. Launch Quick settings then tap
.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Security.
3.Tap Quick access under Display.
4. Slide the bar from OFF to ON beside Customized quick access apps to enable this feature.
5. Select the button you would like to customize.
6. Tap the app you would like to preset on the quick access button you chose to configure.
NOTE: Scroll up or down to view the current list of apps you can preset.
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Fingerprint ID sensor
Fingerprint ID sensor prevents others from using your ASUS phone without your permission. You
can use your fingerprint to unlock your device, access your phone calls and data. When you set up
your fingerprint ID, you also need to set up your screen lock method for device startup.
Starting your ASUS phone for the first time
To set up your fingerprint ID when using your ASUS Phone for the first time:
1. Ensure that the fingerprint identification module and your finger are clean and dry.
2. From the Welcome page, follow the on-screen instructions to the Protect your phone page and
tick Set up fingerprint.
3.Click NEXT to choose a screen lock method, and then follow the instructions to the Locate
finger print scanner page, and click NEXT.
4. Find the fingerprint scanner on the bottom of your device, adjust your finger and try to cover
different areas of your finger repeatedly until your fingerprint is captured, then click NEXT.
5.Click NEXT to complete the setup.
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Setting up fingerprint ID from Settings
To set up your fingerprint ID from Settings:
1. Ensure that the fingerprint scanner and your finger are clean and dry.
2. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
> Settings.
.
3. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Security > Fingerprint.
4.Click CONTINUE and select a backup screen lock method.
NOTE: For more details, see Securing your ASUS Phone.
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5. Follow the instructions to set up your backup screen lock method.
6. Select how you want to display your notifications on the lock screen, then tap Done.
7.Tap NEXT and follow the instructions to register your fingerprint.
8. When finished, tap Done.
NOTE: You can add more fingerprint IDs from Settings > Security > Fingerprint.
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Chrome
Chrome for Android` lets you enjoy the same fast, secure and stable web browsing experience
as that on the desktop Chrome. Sign in to your Google account to sync tabs, bookmarks, and
browsing history across all your devices. If you don’t have a Google account, register for one.
NOTE: For details on creating a Google account, see Gmail.
IMPORTANT! Before doing any Internet surfing or Internet-related activities, ensure that your ASUS
Phone is connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network. For more details, see Staying connected.
Launching Chrome
From your Home screen, do any of the following to launch Chrome:
• Tap Chrome.
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> Chrome.
Adding a new tab
Hide the current website and open a new window to continue surfing or browsing another
website.
1. From the current page, tap
> New tab.
2. Enter the URL address in the URL field and continue enjoying browsing the Internet from your
ASUS Phone.
3. If you want to do add another tab, follow step 1 again.
NOTES:
• Opening many websites in your browser slows down its loading performance.
• If Internet connection slows down, try clearing the cache. For details, refer to the section Clearing
the browser cache.
Bookmarking pages
Bookmark your favorite pages or websites so you can go back and browse them again.
To bookmark a page:
From the page, tap >
. To view your favorite pages, tap
page you want to view or access.
> Bookmarks, then select the
Sharing pages
Share interesting pages from your ASUS Phone to others via an email account, cloud storage
account, Bluetooth, or other ASUS Phone apps.
1. Launch Chrome.
2. From a web page, tap
> Share...
3. Tap the account or app that you want to use as medium in sharing the page.
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Clearing the browsing data
Clear the browsing data that are temporarily stored in your ASUS Phone to improve the loading
performance of your Chrome browser. The browsing data includes browsing history, cache,
cookies/site data, saved passwords, and autofill data.
1. Launch the browser.
2. Tap
> Settings > Privacy > CLEAR BROWSING DATA.
3. Select the browsing data that you want to delete.
4. When done, click CLEAR DATA.
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Gmail
Use Gmail to set up your Google account to get into Google-related services and apps as well as
receive, send, and browse emails right from your ASUS Phone. You can also set up other email
accounts such as Yahoo or your work email account via Gmail.
IMPORTANT! Your ASUS Phone must be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network so you can add
an email account or send and receive emails from added accounts. For more details, see Staying
Connected.
To set up your Google account:
1. From your Home screen, do any of the following to launch Gmail:
• Tap Google > Gmail.
• Tap > Gmail.
2.Tap Add an email address, then tap Next.
3.Select Google, then tap Next.
4. Enter your email address. To create a new Google account, tap Or create a new account.
5. Follow the next steps to sign in to your Google account.
NOTE: If you want to set up your work account on your ASUS Phone, ask for the email settings from
your network administrator.
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Google Calendar
Bring your schedule to life and keep track of all your important events or reminders. Events that you
create or edit will automatically sync with all Google Calendar versions that you’ve logged into.
Creating events
To create an event:
1. From the Home screen, tap Google > Calendar.
2. Tap
then tap Event.
3. Enter your event name, and select the date and time for the event. You may set the event as an
all-day or recurring event.
• All-day event: From the All day field, move the slider to the right.
• Recurring event: Tap
4. To set the time zone, tap
, then select how often you want the event to recur or repeat.
, then enter the country whose time zone you want displayed.
5. From the Add location field, enter the venue or location of the event.
6.Tap
, then you may select or set the time or day to get a notification or reminder about the
event.
7. From the Invite people field, enter the email addresses of your guests to the event.
8. You may also add note or attachment from the Add note or Add attachment field.
9. Once finished, tap SAVE.
Editing or removing events
To edit or remove an event:
1. From the Home screen, tap Google > Calendar.
2. Tap the event that you want to edit or delete.
3. To edit the event, tap
and make the necessary changes. To remove the event, tap
Delete, then tap OK to confirm the deletion.
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Creating reminders
To create a reminder:
1. From the Home screen, Google > Calendar.
2. Tap
then tap Reminder.
3. Enter your reminder name and tap DONE.
4. Set the date and time for the reminder. You may set the reminder as an all-day or recurring
reminder.
• All-day reminder: From the All day field, move the slider to the right.
• Recurring reminder: Tap
repeat.
, then select how often you want the reminder to recur or
5. Once finished, tap SAVE.
Editing or removing reminders
To edit or remove a reminder:
1.Tap Google > Calendar.
2. Tap the reminder that you want to edit or delete.
3. To edit the reminder, tap
and make the necessary changes. To remove the reminder, tap
> Delete, then tap OK to confirm the deletion.
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File Manager
Using File Manager allows you to easily locate and manage your data on the internal storage of
your ASUS Phone and its connected external storage devices.
Accessing the internal storage
To access the internal storage:
1.Tap ASUS > File Manager.
2. Tap
> Internal storage to view the contents of your ASUS Phone then tap an item to select.
Accessing the external storage device
To access the external storage device:
1. Insert the MicroSD card into your ASUS Phone.
2.Tap ASUS > File Manager.
3. Tap
> MicroSD to view the contents of your MicroSD card.
Accessing Cloud Storage
IMPORTANT! Ensure that Wi-Fi or mobile network is enabled on your ASUS Phone. For details, see
Staying Connected.
To access files saved on your cloud storage accounts:
1.Tap ASUS > File Manager.
2. Tap
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ZenUI FAQ
Find answers from FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) or directly interact with other Zen UI users to
find and share solutions about ZenUI 3.0 apps.
To access ZenUI FAQ:
1.Tap
> ZenUI FAQ.
2.Tap ZenUI FAQs, then select the app that you want to find answers for.
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Dual SIM feature
The dual SIM feature of your ASUS Phone lets you manage the settings of the installed Nano SIM
cards. With this feature, you can enable/disable the Nano SIM cards, or set one as a preferred
network.
Renaming your SIM cards
Change the names of your Nano SIM cards on your ASUS Phone so that you can identify them
easily.
To change the names of your SIM cards, tap SIM1 name: SIM1 or SIM2 name: SIM2 then key in the
names for your SIM cards.
NOTE: If your SIMs have different mobile service providers, we recommend you to use the names
of these providers for your SIM names. If both SIMs have the same mobile service provider, we
recommend you to use the mobile numbers for your SIM names.
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Assigning a preferred SIM card
Assign a SIM card as your preferred SIM for voice calls and data services.
SIM card for voice calls
When you make a call, your ASUS Phone automatically uses the preferred SIM card to connect the
call.
To assign a SIM card for voice calls, tap Voice call then tap the SIM that you want to use.
IMPORTANT! You can only use this feature if you make a call from your contacts list.
SIM card for data service
To assign a SIM card for data service, tap Data service network then select from SIM1 or SIM2.
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Making calls
Your ASUS Phone offers you many ways to make a call. Call your friends from your contacts list,
smart dial to quickly place a call, or enter a speed-dial number to call your frequently-called
contact.
NOTE: Organize your contacts in the Contacts app. For details, see Managing contacts.
Launching the Phone app
From your Home screen, do any of the following to launch the Phone app:
• Tap • Tap .
>
.
Dialing a phone number
Use the Phone app to directly dial a phone number.
1. From your Home screen, tap
>
then tap the number keys.
2. Select from call buttons SIM1 or SIM2 to dial the number.
NOTE: The labels of the call buttons may vary depending on the setting that you made to your SIM
cards. For more details, see Dual SIM feature.
Dialing an extension number
When you need to call an extension number, you can do any of these steps to skip the voice
prompts.
Prompting for confirmation of an extension number
You can insert a confirmation prompt for the extension number after dialing the main number.
1. From the Phone app, enter the main number.
2. To insert a confirmation prompt, tap and hold # until a semi-colon (;) appears.
3. Select from call buttons SIM1 or SIM2 to make the call.
4. When prompted, tap OK to confirm the extension number.
5. Tap
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Auto-dialing an extension number
You can insert a short or long pause after dialing the main number, then the extension number is
dialed automatically.
1. From the Phone app, enter the main number.
2. To insert a pause, tap and hold * until a comma (,) appears.
3. Enter the extension number.
4. Select from call buttons SIM1 or SIM2 to place the call.
5. Tap
to end the call.
Smart dialing your contacts
As you enter the first few numbers or letters of your contact’s name, Smart Dial filters through your
contacts list or call logs and provide you with possible matches. You can check if the contact you’re
trying to reach is on the list of possible matches, then you can quickly place that call.
1. Launch the Phone app then enter the number or name of the contact.
2. From the list of possible matches, tap the contact you wish to call. If the contact is not on list,
enter the complete number or name of the contact.
3. Select from call buttons SIM1 or SIM2 to make the call.
NOTE: The labels of the call buttons may vary depending on the setting that you made to your SIM
cards. For more details, see also Dual SIM feature.
Speed dialing your contacts
Assign Speed Dial keys to quickly call your frequently-called contacts with just one tap on a single
digit from the Phone app.
NOTE: By default, the digit 1 is reserved for your voicemails. You can retrieve your voicemails by
tapping the digit 1, if you've subscribed to this service with your mobile service provider.
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Creating a speed dial entry
Create speed dial entries from digits 2 to 9 for your frequently-called contacts.
1. From the Phone app, do any of the following:
•• Tap and hold any digits from 2 to 9, then tap OK on the Speed Dial confirmation screen.
•• Tap
> Speed dial to launch the Speed Dial screen.
3. Select a contact from your contacts list. This speed dial entry will be saved on the Speed Dial
screen.
Deleting a speed dial entry
To delete a speed dial entry:
1. From the Phone app, tap
> Speed dial to launch the Speed Dial screen.
2. Tap and hold a speed dial entry, then tap Remove.
3.Tap OK on the confirmation message.
Replacing a speed dial entry
You can replace the contact assigned to a speed dial key with another contact.
1. From the Phone app, tap
> Speed dial to launch the Speed Dial screen.
2. Tap and hold a speed dial entry, then tap Replace.
3. Select a contact from your contacts list.
4.Tap OK on the confirmation message.
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Home dialing
When you’re on a trip abroad, enabling and configuring the Home dialing settings make it easier
for you to quickly call home.
NOTE: Using a roaming service will incur additional charges. Inquire from your mobile service provider
before using the roaming service.
1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
> Settings.
.
2.Tap Call settings > Home dialing.
3.Tick Home dialing.
4.Tap Home dialing settings, select the settings, then tap OK when done.
Calling from Contacts app
Use the Contacts app to make a call from your contacts list.
1. Launch the Contacts app.
2. Tap the contact name then tap the number that you wish to dial.
3. If there are two SIM cards installed, tap the SIM card from which you want to make the call.
4. Tap
to end the call.
NOTE: To view all contacts from all contact accounts, tap Contacts to display dropdown list then tick
all accounts.
Calling your favorite contacts
When you add a contact to your Favorites list, you can quickly call the contact from the Phone app.
1. Launch the Contacts app.
2. Tap
> Favorites to display your Favorites list, then tap your favorite contact whom you
want to call.
3. Tap
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Receiving calls
The touch screen of your ASUS Phone lights up when there is an incoming call. The display of the
incoming call also varies, depending on the status of your ASUS Phone.
Answering calls
There are two ways to answer a call depending on the status of your ASUS Phone:
• If your device is active, tap Answer or to reject a call, tap Decline.
• If your device is locked, drag to
to answer or to
to reject the call.
Setting callbacks for incoming calls
When you can’t answer an incoming call from a mobile number right away, you can set it as a call
later task. You can retrieve and act on this task at a more convenient time from the Do It Later app.
1. On an incoming call from a mobile number, swipe up from the lower part of the screen.
2.Tap Can’t talk now. Text me. An SMS message will be sent to your caller.
Managing your call logs
From your call logs, you can call back your missed calls, save calls to your contacts list, block callers,
or redial your recently-called number or contact.
Saving calls to Contacts
You can add a call/number from your call logs to your contacts list.
1. From the Phone app, tap
to display your call logs.
2.Tap
beside the number that you want to add to your contacts list.
3.Tap
beside the number.
4.Tap Create new contact to add a new entry to your contacts list.
Tap Add to an existing contact, select a contact, then tap
contact’s number with this new one.
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Blocking calls
You can add a number or call from your call log to your block list.
1. From the Phone app, tap
to display your call logs.
2. Select the number that you want to block, tap
> Add to block list, then tap OK.
Redialing your last-called number
To redial your last-called number:
1. From the Phone app, tap
to display your call logs.
2.Tap Call to display your last-called number, then tap Call again to redial the number.
3. Tap
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Other call options
During an active call, tap
progress.
and tap any of the possible call options for when a call is in
Microphone
Turns the microphone for the active call on or off. When the microphone is off or in
mute mode, you can hear the caller but the caller can’t hear you.
Speakerphone
Turns the speakerphone on or off.
Call on hold
Puts an active call on hold.
Conference call
When you have subscribed to a conference call service with your mobile service
provider, this icon allows you to add a contact or contacts in an active call.
NOTES:
• The number of participants in the conference call depend on your conference call
subscription. You can inquire from your mobile service provider about this service.
• For more details on conference call, see Managing multiple calls.
Record
Records an active call.
IMPORTANT! Before recording an active call, it is dictated by most local laws to ask
permission from the other person or persons on the other line.
NOTE: For more details, refer to the section Recording calls.
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Managing multiple calls
Your ASUS Phone provides you the convenience of making or taking two calls. You can also set up a
conference call that suits for business meetings, party lines, and other group calls.
Answering another call
While you are talking on your ASUS Phone, you can hear a beeping sound, indicating of another
incoming call. Tap Answer on the touch screen to receive an incoming call while on an active call.
Recording calls
Your ASUS Phone allows you to record a conversation for future reference or information.
1. Call a contact or dial a number.
2. Tap
to record the call.
IMPORTANT! Before recording a call, ensure that you ask for permission from the other party or
parties.
3. To stop recording, tap
. This
icon appears on the system notification bar.
4. Swipe down the upper left corner of the screen, then tap Call recording saved notification to
view the recorded conversation.
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Managing contacts
Organize your contacts and easily stay in touch with them via calls, SMS messages, emails, or social
networks. Group your contacts as Favorites to quickly get in touch with them, or group them as
VIPs to get notified about any upcoming events, missed calls, or unread messages.
You can also sync your contacts with your email or social network accounts, link contacts’ info for
easy access in one place, or filter the contacts you want to keep in touch with.
To launch the Contacts app, tap ASUS > Contacts.
Contacts Settings
Select how you would want to display your contacts from the Contacts settings. Such display
options include displaying only those contacts with phones, sorting list by first/last name, or
viewing contact names as first/last names first. To set up your Contacts settings, tap >
Settings from the Contacts app.
To set up your Contacts settings, tap
> Settings from the Contacts app.
Setting up your profile
Make your ASUS Phone truly your own and set up your profile info.
1. Launch the Contacts app then tap Set up my profile or ME.
NOTE: ME appears when you’ve set up your Google account on your ASUS Phone.
2. Fill in your info such as mobile or home number. To add other info, tap Add another field.
3. When you’ve completed your info, tap Done.
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Adding contacts
Add contacts to your device, corporate, Google, or other email accounts and fill in more important
contact information such as contact numbers, email addresses, special events for VIPs, and more.
1. Launch the Contacts app then tap
.
2.Select Device.
NOTES:
• You can also save the contact to your SIM card or an email account.
• If you don't have an email account, tap Add account then create one.
3. Fill in the necessary information such as mobile or home number, email address, or group where
you want to put the contact in.
4. After filling in the information and you want to add more contact numbers or email addresses,
tap New.
5. If you want to add other contact information, tap Add another field.
6. When you’ve completed the info, tap Done.
Adding an extension number to a contact number
You can add a contact’s extension number to skip the voice prompts when making a call.
1. In the contact’s information screen, enter the contact’s main number and extension number in
either of these two ways:
•• Insert a comma (,) after the main number, then enter the contact’s extension number.
There’ll be a short pause before the extension number is dialed automatically. To extend
the pause, tap Pause to insert another comma.
•• Insert a semi-colon (;) after the main number, then enter the contact’s extension number.
When dialing the contact number, you’ll be prompted to confirm the extension number.
Tap Yes on the confirmation message.
2. When you’ve completed the info, tap
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Customizing your contact’s profile
Edit your contact’s info, add a photo, set a ringtone, or take a photo as a cover for your contact’s
profile.
1. Launch the Contacts app then select the contact whose info or profile you want to edit or
customize.
2. Make the changes from the contact’s profile page.
Tap to edit your contact’s info
Tap to add your contact’s profile cover from Gallery or by
capturing a photo
You can display a Facebook profile cover as the theme cover for a
Facebook contact
Tap to add your contact’s photo from Gallery or by capturing a
photo
Setting up your VIPs
Group your contacts as VIPs to get notified about upcoming anniversaries, birthdays, and other
important events. You’ll also get alerts about any unread messages or emails, or any missed calls
from your VIPs.
Setting up your VIP from the contact’s info screen
To set up your VIP from the contact’s info screen:
1. Launch the Contacts app then tap the contact you want to set up as a VIP.
2.Tap
to display the contact’s info screen.
3. In your selected contact’s screen, select VIP under the Groups field.
4. When finished, tap
. The contact is added to your VIP list.
Setting up your VIP from the VIP screen
To set up your VIP from the VIP screen:
1. Launch the Contacts app.
2. Tap
> VIP.
3. In the VIP screen, tap
.
4. Select the contact or contacts you want to group as VIPs, then tap
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. The contact or contacts
Marking your favorite contacts
Set your frequently-called contacts as your favorites to be able to call them quickly from the Phone
app.
1. From the Home screen, tap
> Contacts.
2. Select the contact that you want to mark as a favorite.
3. Tap
. The contact is added to your Favorites List in the Phone app.
NOTES:
• To view your Favorites list, tap from the Home screen, then tap
> Favorites.
• For more details, refer to the section Calling your favorite contacts.
• You can also set a favorite contact as a VIP. For more details, refer to the section Setting up your
VIPs.
Importing contacts
Import your contacts and their respective data from one contact source to your ASUS Phone, email
account, or a SIM card.
1.Tap
> Contacts then tap
> Manage contacts.
2.Tap Import/export then select from the following importing options:
a. Import from SIM 1 card/Import from SIM 2 card
b. Import from storage
3. Select from the following accounts to save the contact:
a.Device
b. SIM1/SIM2
4. Tick to select the contacts that you wish to import and when done, tap
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Exporting contacts
Export your contacts to any of the storage accounts in your ASUS Phone.
1.Tap
> Contacts then tap
> Manage contacts.
2.Tap Import/export then select from the following exporting options:
a. Export to SIM 1 card/Export to SIM 2 card
b. Export to storage
3. Tap to select the contacts from the following accounts:
a. All contacts
b.Device
c. SIM1/SIM2
4. Tick the contacts that you want to export.
5. When done, tap
.
Managing your block list
Blocking contacts or numbers
Create your list of blocked contacts or numbers to avoid receiving any unwanted calls or messages.
Your blocked calls and messages will be saved to the Block List archive.
1.Tap
> Contacts then tap
> Manage contacts > Block list.
2. Tap
, then do any of the following:
•• To block a contact, tap Choose from contacts, then select the contact you want to block
from your contacts list.
•• To block a number from the recent call logs, tap Choose from recent call logs, then
select the contact you want to block from your contacts list.
•• To block a number, tap Enter a number then enter the number that you want to block.
•• To block a SIP number, tap Enter a SIP number then enter the number that you want to
block.
3. When done, tap
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Unblocking contacts or numbers
You may remove a blocked contact or number from your list and receive calls or messages from the
contact or number again.
1.Tap
> Contacts then tap
> Manage contacts > Block list.
2. Tap and hold on the contact or number that you want to unblock then tap Remove from block
list.
Social networking with your contacts
Integrating the social network accounts of your contacts makes it easier for you to view their
profiles, news, and social feeds. Stay updated with the activities of your contacts in real time.
IMPORTANT! Before you can integrate social network accounts of your contacts, you need to log in to
your social network account and sync its settings.
Syncing your social network account
Sync your social network account to add the social network accounts of your contacts to your ASUS
Phone.
1. Do any of the following to launch the Settings app:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
.
> Settings.
2. From the Settings screen, tap your social network account under Accounts section.
3.Slide Contacts to ON to sync the social network accounts of your contacts.
4. Launch the Contacts app to view your contacts list.
5. To view only your contacts with social network accounts, tap Contacts to display then untick
the other contact sources, leaving the social network name checked.
6. When done, tap
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Google Messenger
Google Messenger, an intuitive and delightful app, lets you send/receive SMS/MMS messages,
as well as send group texts, photos, or audio messages. You can add emojis or stickers to your
messages, share your location, archive your messages, and easily block SMS senders. You can also
take photos or record videos and easily share these files.
Sending messages
1. From the Home screen, tap
2.Tap
.
, then select the contact whom you want to send a message to.
3. Start composing your message in the message field.
4. When you’re done, select the SIM account where you’re going to send your message from.
Replying to messages
1. Tap your message alert from your Home screen or Lock screen.
2. Start composing your reply in the message field.
3. When you’re done, select the SIM account where you’re going to send your reply from.
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Fun and entertainment
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Using a headset
Have the freedom to do other things while you’re in a call or enjoy listening to your favorite music,
using a headset.
Connecting the audio jack
Insert the 3.5mm headset jack into the audio port of your device.
WARNING!
• Do not insert other objects into the audio jack port.
• Do not insert a cable with electric power output into the audio jack port.
• Listening at a high volume for long periods can damage your hearing.
NOTES:
• We highly recommend to use only compatible headsets or the bundled headset with this device.
• Unplugging the audio jack while listening to music, automatically pauses the music played.
• Unplugging the audio jack while watching a video, automatically pauses the video playback.
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Google Play Music
With Google Play Music, you can stream your favorite music, create playlists, or listen to the radio.
You can also store up to 50,000 music files to the cloud for free. You can also subscribe to Google
Play Music for unlimited and ad-free access to millions of music files that you can add to your own
music library.
Setting up your Google Play Music
Sign in to your Google or Gmail account to be able to use Google Play Music. Once you've signed
in to your acccount, all music files on your ASUS Phone, including the uploaded or purchased ones
from Google Play, are added to your library.
To set up your Google Play Music:
1. From the Home screen, Google > Play Music.
2. Tap
then tap Settings > Tap to choose account.
3. Enter your account, then tap ADD ACCOUNT.
4. Follow the next instructions to sign in to your account.
NOTES:
• Google Play Music subscription is only available in some countries or region.
• For more details on using Google Play Music, visit https://support.google.com
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FM Radio
Listen to your favorite local radio stations using your ASUS Phone.
1. Connect the bundled headset with your ASUS Phone.
2. Tap
> FM Radio.
Tap and select any of these three options: Turn on
speaker, Sleep timer, and Band Selection
Tap to turn off the FM Radio
Tap to scan for available stations
Tap to go to the previous station
Tap to get a lower band frequency
Tap to get a higher band frequency
Tap to go to the next station
Tap to add your favorite stations
Tap to play a station
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Scanning for local stations
To scan for stations in your area, tap
to automatically scan for your local radio stations. The
available local stations are displayed on the FM Radio screen.
Tuning to another frequency
Do the following if you want to listen to a specific radio station:
1. From the FM Radio app, tap the current radio station.
2. On the Tune frequency box, enter the channel of your favorite radio station.
3. If you want to add it to your Favorites, tap Add to favorites.
4. When done, tap OK.
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Your precious moments
Your precious moments
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Capture moments
Launching the Camera app
Capture images and record videos using your ASUS Phone’s Camera app. Refer to any of the steps
below to open the Camera app.
From the lock screen
Drag down
until the camera app is launched.
NOTE: Before using th this function , go to Settings > Lock screen > Quick access, slide Customized
quick access to ON, and tap a default app to replace with the camera app.
From the home screen
Tap
.
Using the volume key
While your ASUS Phone is on sleep mode, double-click the volume key to wake it up and
immediately launch the Camera app.
NOTE: Before using the volume key to launch the Camera app, enable this function from Settings >
Lock screen, then slide Instant camera to ON.
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Using Camera for the first time
After launching the Camera for the first time, two consecutive features appear to help you get
started: Tutorial and Image locations.
Tutorial
If it is your first time to use your ASUS Phone’s camera, you will encounter the following tutorial
screen after launching the Camera app. Refer to the following steps to proceed from this screen.
1. On the Tutorial screen, tap Skip if you want to skip viewing or Start to view the basic tutorial
about using Camera.
2. After tapping either of these options, you will then proceed to the Remember Photo Locations
screen.
Photo Locations
After going through the Tutorial screen, the Remember Photo Locations screen appears to help you
create automatic location tags for your images. Refer to the following steps to proceed from this
screen:
1. On the Remember Photo Locations screen, tap No thanks to proceed to the camera screen or
Yes to set up location tagging for your captured images.
2.Slide Location to ON to enable the location tagging feature.
3.Tap Agree on the next screen to fully enable the feature and proceed to the Camera screen.
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Camera home screen
Your ASUS Phone’s camera is equipped with auto-scene detection and auto-image stabilizer
features. It also features a video stabilization function that helps prevent shakiness while video
recording.
Tap the icons to start using your camera and explore the image and video features of your ASUS
Phone.
Adjust settings
Enable or disable the flash function
Enable or disable the countdown timer
Enable or disable the portrait mode*
Switch between 4:3 and 16:9
Enable or disable HDR
Tap to switch between preferred mode and default mode
See the Gallery
Switch between the front and rear cameras
Take photos
Record videos
NOTE: The portrait mode enables an all-new depth-of-field effect by blurring the background and
focusing on the subject.
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Camera settings
Adjust the appearance of your captured images by configuring your camera’s settings using the
steps below.
IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images.
1. On the camera’s home screen, tap
.
2. Scroll down and configure the available options.
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Video settings
Adjust the appearance of your recorded videos by configuring your camera’s settings using the
steps below.
IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before recording videos.
1. On the camera’s home screen, tap
.
2. Scroll down and configure the available options.
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Advanced camera features
Explore new ways of capturing images or videos and make captured extra special moments using
the advanced camera features of your ASUS Phone.
IMPORTANT! Apply the settings first before taking images. Available features may vary per model.
To select advanced camera mode, swipe from left to right on the Camera app’s home screen.
NOTES:
•
To pin a preferred mode to the lower left corner of the Camera's home screen, press and hold on a
camera mode until the pin icon appears.
•
The default preferred modes are Pro (rear camera) and Beauty (front camera).
Beauty
Have fun during and after taking photos of your family and friends using the Beautification feature
of your ASUS Phone. When enabled, this feature allows you to make live beauty enhancements on
your subject’s face before you press the shutter button.
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Capturing Beautification photos
1.Select Beautify then tap
to start capturing the photo.
2. Tap the thumbnail to preview the photo and display the Beautification settings.
3. Tap
and select your preferred Beautification feature, then tap
to save the photo.
Pro
The Pro feature allows you to take more detailed images for low-light and highly contrasting
scenes. Pro is recommended for use when taking images on brightly lit locations, helping balance
out the colors produced on your image.
Capturing HDR photos
1.Select Pro.
to start capturing HDR photos.
2. Tap
GIF animation
Create GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) images straight from your ASUS Phone’s camera using
the GIF animation feature.
Capturing GIF animation photos
1.Select GIF Animation.
2. Long press
to start capturing burst photo for GIF animation.
3. Make your preferred adjustments to the GIF animation settings.
4. Tap
when finished.
Panorama
Capture images from various angles using Panorama. Images captured from a wide angle
perspective are automatically stitched together using this feature.
Capturing panoramic photos
1.Select Panorama.
2. Tap
then pan your ASUS Phone to the left or right to capture the scenery.
NOTE: While panning your ASUS Phone, a timeline of thumbnails appears on the lower part of your
screen as it captures the scenery.
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3. Tap
when finished.
Time lapse
The time lapse video feature of your ASUS Phone allows you to capture stills for automatic time
lapse playback. In effect, events seem to move in a fast-forward manner though they actually
occurred and were recorded between long intervals.
Recording Time lapse videos
1.Select Time lapse.
2. Tap
then select the time lapse interval.
3. Tap
to start taking Time lapse videos.
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Using the Gallery
View images and play videos on your ASUS Phone using the Gallery app.
This app also allows you to edit, share, or delete image and video files stored in your ASUS Phone.
From Gallery, you can display images in a slideshow or tap to view the selected image or video file.
To launch Gallery, tap
> Gallery.
Viewing files from your social network or cloud storage
By default, your Gallery displays all the media files on your ASUS Phone according to their album
folders.
To view the media files from other locations accessible via your ASUS Phone:
1. From the main screen, tap
.
2. Tap any of the following source locations to view their respective media files.
NOTES:
• You can download photos to your ASUS Phone from your cloud account and use them as your
wallpaper or a contact's cover image.
• For details on adding cover images to your contacts, see Customizing your contact's profile.
• For details on using photos or images as your wallpaper, see Wallpapers.
IMPORTANT! Internet connection is required for viewing photos and videos under My cloud photos
and Friends photos.
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Viewing the photo location
Enable the location access on your ASUS Phone, and get the location details on your photos. Your
photos’ location details include the area where the photos are taken, as well a map of the location
via Google Map or Baidu (in China only).
To view the details of a photo:
1. Turn on the location access from
> Settings > Location.
2. Ensure that you have shared your location to Google Map or Baidu.
3. Launch the Gallery app, and select the photo whose photo details you want to view.
4. Tap the photo then tap
.
Tap to show the photo location details
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Sharing files from the Gallery
1. From the Gallery screen, tap the folder where the files you want to share are located.
2. After opening the folder, tap
to activate file selection.
3. Tap the files you want to share. A check mark appears on top of the image you select.
4. Tap
then select from the list where you want to share the images.
Deleting files from the Gallery
1. From the Gallery screen, tap the folder where the files you want to delete are located.
2. After opening the folder, tap
to activate file selection.
3. Tap the files you want to delete. A check mark appears on top of the image you select.
4.Tap
.
Editing images
The Gallery also features its own image editing tools that you can use to enhance images saved on
your ASUS Phone.
1. From the Gallery screen, tap the folder where the files are located.
2. After opening the folder, tap the image you want to edit.
3. Once the image is opened, tap it again to show its functions.
4. Tap
to open the image editing toolbar.
5. Tap any of the icons on the editing toolbar to apply changes to the image.
Zooming in/out the thumbnails or images
From the Gallery screen or your selected image, spread apart your fingers on the touchscreen
panel to zoom out. To zoom in, bring your fingers together on the touchscreen panel.
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Staying connected
7
Staying connected
Mobile network
When there’s no available Wi-Fi network that you can connect to, you can enable your mobile
network’s data access for Internet connection.
Enabling the mobile network
1. Do any of the following to launch the Settings screen:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
> Settings.
.
2.Tap More > Cellular networks.
3.Slide Data enabled to ON, and configure the other mobile network settings, if necessary.
NOTES:
• If you access the Internet via your mobile network, additional charges will be incurred depending on
your data plan.
• For more details on your mobile network charges/fees and setttings, contact your mobile service
provider.
Wi-Fi
The Wi-Fi technology of your ASUS Phone gets you connected to the wireless world. Update your
social media accounts, browse the Internet, or exchange data and messages wirelessly from your
ASUS Phone.
Enabling Wi-Fi
1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
> Settings.
.
2. Slide the Wi-Fi switch to the right to turn on the Wi-Fi.
NOTE: You can also enable the Wi-Fi from Quick Settings screen. Refer to section Quick Settings on
how to launch Quick Settings screen.
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Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
1. On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi to display all detected Wi-Fi networks.
2. Tap a network name to connect to it. For a secured network, you may be prompted to key in a
password or other security credentials.
NOTES:
• Your ASUS Phone automatically reconnects to the network that you connected with previously.
• Turn off the Wi-Fi feature when you're not using it to help save battery power.
Disabling Wi-Fi
To disable Wi-Fi:
1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
> Settings.
.
2. Slide the Wi-Fi switch to the left to turn off the Wi-Fi.
NOTE: You can also disable the Wi-Fi from Quick Settings screen. See Quick Settings on how to
launch Quick Settings screen.
Bluetooth®
Use the Bluetooth feature of your ASUS Phone to send or receive files and stream multimedia files
with other smart devices over short distances. With Bluetooth, you can share your media files with
your friends’ smart devices, send data for print with a Bluetooh printer, or play music files with a
Bluetooth speaker.
Enabling Bluetooth®
1. Do any of the following to launch the Settings screen:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
> Settings.
.
2.Select Bluetooth and slide the Bluetooth switch to the right to turn on the Bluetooth.
NOTE: You can also enable the Bluetooth from Quick Settings screen. See Quick Settings on how to
launch Quick Settings screen.
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Pairing your ASUS Phone to a Bluetooth® device
Before using the Bluetooth feature of your ASUS Phone in full scale, you have to pair it first with the
Bluetooth device. The ASUS Phone automatically stores the pairing connection of the Bluetooth
device.
1. On the Settings screen, tap Bluetooth to display all available devices.
IMPORTANT!
• If the device that you want to pair is not in the list, ensure to enable its Bluetooth feature and is
discoverable.
• See the user guide that came with your device to learn how to enable its Bluetooth and and set it to
discoverable.
2.Tap
> Refresh to scan for more Bluetooth devices.
3. In the list of available devices, tap the Bluetooth device that you want to pair with.
4. Ensure that the same passkey show on both devices, then tap Pair.
NOTE: Turn off the Bluetooth feature when you're not using it to help save battery power.
Unpairing your ASUS Phone from the Bluetooth® device
1. On the Settings screen, tap Bluetooth to display all available and paired devices.
2. In the list of paired devices, tap
Forget.
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of Bluetooth device that you want to unpair, then tap
Tethering
When Wi-Fi service is not available, you can use your ASUS Phone as a modem or turn it into a Wi-Fi
hotspot to get Internet access on your laptop, tablet, and other mobile devices.
IMPORTANT! Most mobile service providers may require a data plan for you to be able to use the
tethering function. Contact your mobile service provider about availing of this data plan.
NOTES:
• Internet access via tethering may be slower than the standard Wi-Fi or mobile connection.
• Only a limited number of mobile devices can tether to your ASUS Phone for Internet access.
• Turn off the tethering feature when you're not using it to help save battery power.
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Turn your ASUS Phone into a Wi-Fi Hotspot to share Internet connection with other devices.
1. Do any of the following to launch the Settings screen:
•• Launch Quick settings then tap
•• Tap
> Settings.
.
2.Tap Tethering & portable hotspot > Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
3. Assign a unique SSID or network name and a strong 8-character password for your Wi-Fi hotspot.
When done, tap Save.
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4. From the Tethering screen, slide Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to ON.
5. Connect other devices to your ASUS Phone’s hotspot connection the same way you connect to a
Wi-Fi network.
Bluetooth Tethering
Enable Bluetooth on your ASUS Phone and use it as a modem for Internet access on your
Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices such as a laptop or a tablet.
1. Enable Bluetooth on your ASUS Phone and the other device.
2. Pair both devices.
NOTE: For details, see Pairing your ASUS Phone to a Bluetooth® device.
3. From the Settings screen, tap Tethering & portable hotspot, then silde Bluetooth tethering to
ON. You can now surf the Internet or do Internet-related activities on your ASUS Phone.
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Travel and Maps
Travel and Maps
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Weather
Get real-time weather updates straight from your ASUS Phone using the weather app. Using
Weather, you can also check other weather details from around the world.
Launching the Weather app
From your Home screen, launch the Weather app using either of the following options:
•• Tap
> Weather.
•• From your ASUS Phone’s home screen, tap the weather icon.
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Weather home screen
Set up and get your current location’s weather updates as well as other parts of the world. You can
display the weather updates or daily weather forecast on the What’s Next widget or app, and on the
Calendar app.
Tap to find the city’s top attractions
Tap to search for a city’s weather info
Tap to get the area’s current weather info, refresh the
weather info, edit the location list, or configure the
weather settings
Swipe up to see other weather information.
Swipe to the left or right to see the weather information
of other cities in your location list.
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Clock
Customize the time zone settings of your ASUS Phone, set alarms, and use your ASUS Phone as a
stop watch using the Clock app.
Launching Clock
Launch the Clock app using either of the following options:
•• Tap
> Clock.
•• From your ASUS Phone’s home screen, tap the digital clock display.
World Clock
Tap
to access the world clock settings of your ASUS Phone.
Tap to get your location update.
Tap this to set your clock on night mode.
Tap this to edit the cities marked on your world clock.
Tap this to access the Clock app settings.
Tap this to add a new city to mark on your world clock’s map.
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Alarm clock
Tap
to access the alarm clock settings of your ASUS Phone.
Tap this to access the settings of the alarm clock feature.
Tap this to delete any of the previously set alarms.
Tap this to set a new alarm time.
Stopwatch
Tap
to use your ASUS Phone as a stopwatch.
Tap this button to start running the stopwatch feature.
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Timer
You may set multiple timer options for your ASUS Phone. To do this, follow the steps below:
Setting the timer
1. Tap
to access the timer feature of your ASUS Phone.
Tap this to access the settings of the timer feature.
Tap to set the ringtone for the timer.
Tap this to delete the preset timer.
Tap this to edit the preset timer.
Tap this button to start running the timer.
Tap this to set a new timer
2.Tap
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Zen Everywhere
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Zen Everywhere
Special Zen Tools
Flashlight
You can turn your ASUS Phone to an instant flashlight by launching your Quick settings panel from
any screen or any open app. From the Quick settings panel, simply tap on the Flashlight icon to
activate its function.
Tap this to enable the flashlight.
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Power & Boost
Power & Boost function is to optimize device performance after the device is being used for a
period of time. This function will close unused processes that are running in the background in
order to retrieve more system memory and extend the battery life.
To launch the Power & Boost app:
•• From the Quick settings panel, tap on the Power & Boost icon.
Tap this to use Power & Boost.
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Calculator
One-swipe and a tap is all it takes to launch your Calculator. When you open the Quick settings
panel, the Calculator icon is there visibly on top of the list. Tap it to get started with your
computations.
Tap this to enable the calculator
Calculator screen
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Auto-start Manager
You can enable or disable the Auto-Start function of apps to free up more system memory and
extend the battery life.
To launch the Auto-start Manager app:
•• From the Quick settings panel, tap on the Auto-start Manager icon.
Tap this to launch Auto-start Manager
Auto-start Manager screen
Move this to allow or stop the app from
auto-starting
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Sound Recorder
Record audio files using your ASUS Phone by enabling the Sound Recorder app.
Launching Sound Recorder
To launch Sound Recorder, tap
> Sound Recorder.
Tap to customize the Sound Recorder settings
Tap to view the list of saved audio recording files
Tap to start audio recording
During recording, tap this to temporarily stop or
pause the recording
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Pausing a recording
During a paused recording, you can choose to resume, delete, or save the recording.
Tap to delete the recording
Tap to resume the recording
Tap to save the recording
Recording List
From the Recording List, you can play, rename, share, or delete a saved audio recording file.
To view your recording list, tap
from the Sound Recorder main screen.
Tap to share, rename, or delete your selected
recording
Tap to play/pause your selected recording
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Mobile Manager
ASUS Mobile Manager provides an integrated interface for several apps that are designed to
optimize device performance, manage the phone power, storage usage and system notifications.
To launch the ASUS Mobile Manager app, tap
Manager.
from your Home screen then tap Mobile
Tap this to close unused processes that are running in
the background to retrieve more system memory and
extend the battery life
Tap this to view the mobile data usage, set a monthly limit for
mobile data use, and control apps to access the Internet only
over Wi-Fi, only over mobile network, neither or both.
Tap this to boost the system performance
Tap this to launch the Power Master app
Tap this to set the permissions for apps
Tap this to remove junk files and free up storage capacity
Tap this to allow or block notifications from an individual app
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Bluelight Filter
Bluelight Filter provides a mild paper-like display that reduces eye strain for a comfortable reading
experience on your ASUS Phone.
To enable Bluelight Filter:
•• From the Quick settings panel, tap on the Bluelight Filter icon.
Tap to enable bluelight filter
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Maintain your Zen
Maintain your Zen
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Keeping your device up-to-date
Keep your ASUS Phone in the loop of Android system updates and upgraded apps and features.
Updating your system
1. Tap
then tap Settings.
2. On the Settings screen, slide down to display other items and tap System updates, then tap
Check Update.
NOTE: You can preview the last time your ASUS Phone’s system was updated at the Last update
check: of the System update window.
Storage
You can store data, apps, or files on your ASUS Phone (internal storage), on an external storage,
or on an online storage. You need an internet connection to transfer or download your files on an
online storage. Use the bundled USB cable to copy files to or from the computer to your ASUS
Phone.
Backup and reset
Back up data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to Google servers using your ASUS Phone.
1. Tap
then tap Settings > Backup and reset.
2. From the Backup & reset window, you can:
•• Backup my data: This feature backs up your data, Wif-Fi passwords, and other settings to
Google servers when enabled.
•• Backup account: Allows you to specify the acount you to be associated when you save
your backup.
•• Automatic restore: This features facilitates restoration of backed up settings and data
when you reinstall an app.
•• Factory data reset: Erases all data on phone.
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Securing your ASUS Phone
Use the security features of your ASUS Phone to prevent unauthorized calls or access of
information.
Unlocking your screen
When the screen is locked, you can open it with the security unlocking options that the ASUS
Phone offers you.
1. Tap
then tap Settings > Security.
2.Tap Screen lock then select an option to unlock your ASUS Phone.
NOTES:
• Refer to section Unlock screen options for more information.
• To deactivate the unlock screen option that you set, tap None on Choose screen lock screen.
Unlock screen options
Choose from these options to lock your ASUS Phone.
Swipe
Swipe up to unlock your ASUS Phone.
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PIN
Key in at least four numbers to set a PIN.
IMPORTANT! Ensure to remember the PIN that you created to unlock your device.
Pattern
Slide your finger on the dots and create a pattern.
IMPORTANT! You can create a pattern with a minimum of four dots. Ensure to remember the pattern
that you created to unlock your device.
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Password
Key in at least four characters to create a password.
IMPORTANT! Ensure to remember the password that you created to unlock your device.
Configuring the other screen security features
Aside from the mode of screen lock, you can also do the following on the Screen security window:
• Quick Access: Slide the Quick Access switch to ON to launch apps on the lock screen.
• Instant camera: Slide the Instant camera switch to ON to launch the Camera app even if your
ASUS Phone is in idle mode by pressing the volume button twice.
• Lock screen message: Tap this to edit and key in the information that you want to appear even
when your screen is locked.
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Setting your ASUS Phone identity
Know your ASUS Phone’s identity such as serial number, IMEI (International Mobile Equipment
Identity) number, or model number.
This is important, as when you may lose your ASUS Phone, you can contact your mobile carrier and
provide the information to blacklist the unauthorized use of your ASUS Phone.
To display your ASUS Phone’s identity:
1. Tap
then tap Settings.
2. On the Settings screen, slide down to display other items then tap About. The About screen
displays the status, legal information, model number, operating system version, hardware, and
software information of your ASUS Phone.
3. To see the serial number, SIM contact number, and IMEI of your ASUS Phone, tap Status.
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Appendix
Appendix
Safety information
CAUTION! Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified
herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
ASUS Phone care
• Use your ASUS Phone in an environment with ambient temperatures between 0 °C (32 °F) and
35 °C (95 °F).
The battery
WARNING: Disassembling the battery by yourself will void its warranty and may cause serious harm.
Your ASUS Phone is equipped with a high performance non-detachable Li-polymer battery.
Observe the maintenance guidelines for a longer battery life.
• Do not remove the non-detachable Li-polymer battery as this will void the warranty.
• Avoid charging in extremely high or low temperature. The battery performs optimally in an
ambient temperature of +5 °C to +35 °C.
• Do not remove and replace the battery with a non-approved battery.
• Use only ASUS battery. Using a different battery may cause physical harm/injury and may
damage your device.
• Do not remove and soak the battery in water or any other liquid.
• Never try to open the battery as it contains substances that might be harmful if swallowed or
allowed to come into contact with unprotected skin.
• Do not remove and short-circuit the battery, as it may overheat and cause a fire. Keep it away
from jewelry or metal objects.
• Do not remove and dispose of the battery in fire. It could explode and release harmful
substances into the environment.
• Do not remove and dispose of the battery with your regular household waste. Take it to a
hazardous material collection point.
• Do not touch the battery terminals.
• To avoid fire or burns, do not disassemble, bend, crush, or puncture the battery.
NOTES:
• Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type.
• Dispose of used battery according to the instructions.
The charger
• Use only the charger supplied with your ASUS Phone.
• Never pull the charger cord to disconnect it from the power socket. Pull the charger itself.
Caution
Your ASUS Phone is a high quality piece of equipment. Before operating, read all instructions and
cautionary markings on the (1) AC Adapter.
• Do not use the ASUS Phone in an extreme environment where high temperature or high
humidity exists. The ASUS Phone performs optimally in an ambient temperature between 0 °C
(32 °F) and 35 °C (95 °F).
• Do not disassemble the ASUS Phone or its accessories. If service or repair is required, return the
unit to an authorized service center. If the unit is disassembled, a risk of electric shock or fire may
result.
• Do not short-circuit the battery terminals with metal items.
EU Radio Equipment Directive Compliance
Simplified EU Declaration of Conformity
Hereby, ASUSTek Computer Inc. declares that the radio equipment type ASUS_X00LD is in
compliance with Directive 2014/53/EU. Full text of EU declaration of conformity is available at
https://www.asus.com/support/. (Search for ZB553KL)
RF Output Table
Items
Bluetooth
WLAN
GSM
WCDMA
Maximum Radio-Frequency Output Power Table
Bluetooth BR/EDR (2402~2480 MHz)
5.20(dBm)
Bluetooth 4.0-LE (2402~2480 MHz)
1.20(dBm)
2.4GHz 802.11b (2412~2472 MHz)
16.50(dBm)
2.4GHz 802.11g (2412~2472 MHz)
14.5(dBm)
2.4GHz 802.11n HT20 (2412~2472 MHz) 12.60(dBm)
2.4GHz 802.11n HT40 (2422~2462 MHz) 12.40(dBm)
GSM 900 Burst (880~915; 925~960 MHz) 32.30(dBm)
GSM 1800 Burst (1710~1785 ; 1805~1880 29.62(dBm)
MHz)
WCDMA Band I (1920~1980 ; 2110~2170 22.56(dBm)
MHz)
WCDMA Band VIII (880~915 ; 925~960
22.81(dBm)
MHz)
Items
LTE
Maximum Radio-Frequency Output Power Table
LTE Band I (1920~1980; 2110~2170 23.32(dBm)
MHz)
LTE Band III (1710~1785;
23.28(dBm)
1805~1880 MHz)
LTE Band VII (2500~2570;
22.72(dBm)
2620~2690 MHz)
LTE Band VIII (880~915; 925~960 23.25(dBm)
MHz)
LTE Band XX (832~862; 791~821
23.06(dBm)
MHz)
LTE Band XL (2300~2400 MHz)
23.06(dBm)
NOTE: This RF output power table is for EU member states, the EEA States, the EFTA States and Turkey
only. The frequency range and the RF output power may differ from other non-EU countries.
RF Exposure and SAR Compliance
This ASUS product has been tested and meets applicable European SAR limits. The SAR limit is 2.0
W/kg in countries that set the limit averaged over 10 grams of tissue. The specific maximum SAR
values for this device are as follows:
Head: 0.445 W/Kg
Body: 1.240 W/Kg
When carrying this device or using it while worn on the body, either use an approved accessory
such as a holster or otherwise maintain a distance of 0.5 cm from the body to ensure compliance
with RF exposure requirements.
CE Marking
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Using GPS (Global Positioning System) on your ASUS Phone
To use the GPS positioning feature on your ASUS Phone:
Ensure that your device is connected to the Internet before using Google Map or any GPS-enabled
apps.
For first-time use of a GPS-enabled app on your device, ensure that you are outdoors to get the
best positioning data.
When using a GPS-enabled app on your device inside a vehicle, the metallic component of the car
window and other electronic devices might affect the GPS performance.
Prevention of Hearing Loss
To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods.
India E-Waste (Management) Rules 2016
This product complies with the “India E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016” and prohibits use of lead,
mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) and polybrominated diphenyl
ethers (PBDEs) in concentrations exceeding 0.1% by weight in homogenous materials and 0.01 %
by weight in homogenous materials for cadmium, except for the exemptions listed in Schedule II of
the Rule.
Regional notice for Singapore
This ASUS product complies with IMDA Standards.
Coating notice
IMPORTANT! To provide electrical insulation and maintain electrical safety, a coating is applied to
insulate the device except on the areas where the I/O ports are located.
Green ASUS notice
ASUS is devoted to creating environment-friendly products and packaging to safeguard consumers’
health while minimizing the impact on the environment. The reduction of the number of the
manual pages complies with the reduction of carbon emission.
For the detailed user manual and related information, refer to the user manual included in the
ASUS Tablet or visit the ASUS Support Site at http://support.asus.com/.
ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services
ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for
protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly
recycle our products, batteries, other components as well as the packaging materials. Please go to
http://csr.asus.com/english/Takeback.htm for detailed recycling information in different regions.
Model name: ASUS_X00LDA/ASUS_X00LDB (ZB553KL)
Manufacturer:
Address:
Authorised representative
in Europe:
Address:
ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
4F, No.150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN
ASUS Computer GmbH
HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN, GERMANY
Index
Index
A
Advanced camera features­ 71
All Smiles
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
App shortcuts
- adding­ 25
- removing­ 26
ASUS Phone­ 8
- chargiing­ 13
- microSD card
- installing­ 11
- removing­ 12
- micro-SIM card
- installing­ 9
- removing­ 10
- Parts and features­ 8
- turning on/off­ 15
B
Backup and reset­ 95
Beautification­ 72
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
block list­ 59
- blocking­ 59
- unblocking­ 60
Block list
- unblocking­ 60
Bluetooth­ 78
- enabling­ 78
- pairing­ 79
- see also Bluetooth Tethering­ 81
- unpairing­ 79
Bluetooth Tethering­ 81
- see also Tethering­ 80
Browser
- adding a new tab­ 38
C
Calculator­ 89
Callback
- setting up
- incoming calls­ 51
- missed calls­ 51
Call logs
- blocking­ 52
- saving calls to Contacts­ 51
- saving to Contacts­ 52
Calls­ 47
- calling from Contacts­ 50
- calling your favorite contacts­ 50
- dialing a phone number­ 47
- launching the Phone app­ 47
- other call options­ 53
- receiving­ 51
- recording­ 54
- replacing a speed dial entry­ 49
- see also Contacts­ 55
- see Callbacks­ 51
- see Call logs­ 51
- see Extension number­ 47
- see Home Dialing­ 50
- see Multiple calls­ 54
- see Smart Dialing­ 48
- see Speed Dialing­ 48
Camera­ 66
- Camera home screen­ 68
- first-time use­ 67
- Image settings­ 69
- launching­ 66
- see Advanced camera features­ 71
- Video settings­ 70
Chrome­ 37
- bookmarking pages­ 38
- clearing the browser cache­ 39
- launching­ 37
- reading the pages later­ 38
- sharing pages­ 38
Clock­ 84
- alarm clock­ 85
- launching­ 84
- stopwatch­ 85
- timer­ 86
- world clock­ 84
Contacts­ 55
- adding­ 56
- adding an extension number­ 56
- Contacts Settings­ 55
- customizing your contact’s profile­ 57
- exporting­ 59
- importing­ 58
- see also Block list­ 59
- see also Social networking­ 60
- setting up your profile­ 55
D
Date and time
- setting up­ 31
Do It Later
- calling back now
- see also Callbacks­ 51
- catching up on my online reading now
- see also Reading the pages later­ 38
Dual SIM feature
- see Micro SIM cards­ 45
E
Easy Mode­ 28
- adding contacts­ 30
- adding shortcuts­ 29
- disabling­ 30
- enabling­ 28
- removing contacts­ 30
- removing shortcuts­ 29
Extension number­ 47
- auto dialing­ 48
- dialing­ 47
F
Favorite contacts
- marking­ 58
Favorites
- calling­ 50
- marking up­ 58
- see also Contacts­ 55
File Manager
- accessing the cloud storage­ 43
- accessing the external storage­ 43
- accessing the internal storage­ 43
Fingerprint­ 34
Setting up fingerprint ID from Settings­ 35
Starting your ASUS phone for the first time­
34
First-time startup­ 16
Flashlight­ 87
FM Radio­ 64
- scanning for local stations­ 65
- tuning to another frequency­ 65
G
Gallery­ 74
-deleting files­ 76
- editing images­ 76
- sharing files­ 76
- viewing files from social network or cloud
storage­ 74
- viewing the photo location­ 75
- zooming in/out­ 76
GIF animation­ 72
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
Google Messenger
- replying to messages­ 61
- sending messages­ 61
H
HDR­ 72
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
Headset
- connecting­ 62
Home Dialing­ 50
Home screen­ 21
- extended­ 28
- notification icons­ 22
- personalizing­ 25
- see also Easy Mode­ 28
- see also Wallpapers­ 27
- see also Widgets­ 25
L
Lock screen­ 32
- customizing­ 32
- customizing the quick access buttons­ 33
- see also Securing your Zen device­ 96
Low light
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
M
Micro SIM cards­ 45
- assigning a preferred micro SIM card­ 46
- data service­ 46
- renaming­ 45
- voice calls­ 46
Miniature­ 73
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
Mobile network­ 77
- enabling­ 77
Multiple calls­ 54
- answering another call­ 54
N
Night
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
P
Panorama­ 72
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
Q
Quick settings­ 23
- adding or removing buttons­ 24
R
Ringtone
- setting up­ 31
S
Security­ 96
Selfie
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
Smart Dialing­ 48
Smart remove­ 73
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
Social networking­ 60
- syncing­ 60
Sound Recorder­ 91, 94
Speed Dialing
- creating a speed dial entry­ 49
- deleting a speed dial entry­ 49
Storage­ 95
System
- updating­ 95
System notifications­ 24
T
Tethering­ 80
- Bluetooth Tethering­ 81
- Wi-Fi Hotspot­ 80
Time lapse­ 73
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
Time Rewind­ 73
- see also Advanced camera features­ 71
Touchscreen­ 18
- launching apps or selecting items­ 18
- moving or deleting items­ 18
- moving through pages or screens­ 19
- zooming in­ 19
- zooming out­ 20
V
VIPs­ 57
- setting up from the contact’s screen­ 57
W
Wallpapers­ 27
- animated wallpaper­ 27, 28
- wallpaper and background tint­ 27
Weather­ 82
- launching­ 82
- Weather home screen­ 83
What’s Next
- getting the weather updates
- see also Weather­ 82
Widgets­ 25
Wi-Fi­ 77
- connecting­ 78
- disabling­ 78
- enabling­ 77
- see also Wi-Fi Hotspot tethering­ 80
Z
ZenFone Care­ 44
Zen UI 2.0­ 7
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