User`s guide | Dell 30-Nov Tablet User Manual

Dell Venue Pro 11 -7130/7139
User’s Guide
Regulatory Model: T07G
Regulatory Type: T07G001
Notes, Cautions, and Warnings
NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.
CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you
how to avoid the problem.
WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
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2013 -10
Rev. A00
Contents
1 Working on Your Tablet........................................................................................5
Before Working Inside Your Tablet................................................................................................... 5
Turning off Your Tablet..................................................................................................................... 6
2 Setting Up Your Tablet..........................................................................................9
Charging the Tablet...........................................................................................................................9
Turning On Your Tablet.................................................................................................................. 10
Turning off the Screen.....................................................................................................................11
Using power buttonUsing Charms............................................................................................ 11
3 Using Your Tablet.................................................................................................13
Screen Orientation.......................................................................................................................... 13
How to lock / unlock the screen orientation..................................................................................13
Adjusting the screen brightness................................................................................................ 13
Gestures...........................................................................................................................................14
Right-Click................................................................................................................................. 15
The Windows Start Screen.............................................................................................................. 16
How to access the Start screen.................................................................................................16
Get to know Windows 8.1......................................................................................................... 16
Swipe Right................................................................................................................................ 16
Swipe Left...................................................................................................................................17
Swipe Up/Down......................................................................................................................... 17
Split Screen...................................................................................................................................... 17
Using Headphones.......................................................................................................................... 17
Removing the Micro-SD card..........................................................................................................18
Removing the Battery......................................................................................................................19
Installing the Battery....................................................................................................................... 19
Installing the micro-SIM Card......................................................................................................... 19
4 Managing your tablet settings...........................................................................21
Wi-Fi setting.....................................................................................................................................21
Turning On/Off Wi-FiConnecting to a network........................................................................21
Mobile broadband setting...............................................................................................................22
Turning On/Off mobile broadbandConnecting to a mobile broadband
networkDisconnecting from mobile broadband networkMobile broadband
optionsService Provider hardware informationEnabling PIN lock...........................................22
Refreshing / Recovering / Re-setting your tablet.......................................................................... 24
Refresh your PC without affecting your filesRemove everything and re-install
WindowsAdvanced startup....................................................................................................... 25
5 Synchronizing your tablet..................................................................................27
Using Microsoft account.................................................................................................................27
Copying music, photos, and videos.......................................................................................... 27
6 Optional Stylus Features.................................................................................... 29
Getting Your Stylus Ready for Use..................................................................................................29
Using the Optional Stylus with Your Tablet ...................................................................................30
7 Desktop Dock Features....................................................................................... 31
Connecting the Power Adapter...................................................................................................... 32
8 Thin Travel Keyboard Dock Features...............................................................33
Docking Your Tablet to the Thin Travel Keyboard Dock ...............................................................33
9 Mobile Keyboard Dock Features.......................................................................35
Docking Your Tablet to the Keyboard Dock ..................................................................................35
Undocking Your Tablet from the Keyboard Dock..........................................................................36
Charging the dock.......................................................................................................................... 36
Battery behavior.........................................................................................................................37
10 Cleaning Your Tablet........................................................................................ 39
11 Troubleshooting................................................................................................. 41
Battery problem...............................................................................................................................41
System problem.............................................................................................................................. 42
Touchscreen problem.....................................................................................................................43
Network problem............................................................................................................................43
12 System Setup...................................................................................................... 45
System Setup (BIOS) Options..........................................................................................................45
Updating the BIOS ..........................................................................................................................53
13 Specifications......................................................................................................55
14 Contacting Dell.................................................................................................. 59
Working on Your Tablet
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Before Working Inside Your Tablet
Use the following safety guidelines to help protect your tablet from potential damage and to help to
ensure your personal safety. Unless otherwise noted, each procedure included in this document
assumes that the following condition exists:
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You have read the safety information that shipped with your tablet.
WARNING: Before working inside your tablet, read the safety information that shipped with your
tablet. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage
at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance
CAUTION: Many repairs may only be done by a certified service technician. You should only
perform troubleshooting and simple repairs as authorized in your product documentation, or as
directed by the online or telephone service and support team. Damage due to servicing that is not
authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that
came with the product.
CAUTION: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or
by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface, such as a connector on the back of the
tablet.
CAUTION: Handle components and cards with care. Do not touch the components or contacts on
a card. Hold a card by its edges or by its metal mounting bracket.
CAUTION: When you disconnect a cable, pull on its connector or on its pull-tab, not on the cable
itself. Some cables have connectors with locking tabs; if you are disconnecting this type of cable,
press in on the locking tabs before you disconnect the cable. As you pull connectors apart, keep
them evenly aligned to avoid bending any connector pins. Also, before you connect a cable,
ensure that both connectors are correctly oriented and aligned.
NOTE: The color of your tablet and certain components may appear differently than shown in this
document.
To avoid damaging your tablet, perform the following steps before you begin working inside the tablet.
1.
Ensure that your work surface is flat and clean to prevent the tablet cover from being scratched.
2.
Turn off your tablet (see Turning Off Your Tablet).
3.
If the tablet is connected to a docking device (docked) such as the optional docking station or
keyboard dock, un-dock it.
4.
Disconnect the power adapter from the tablet.
5.
Turn the tablet upside-down on a flat work surface.
NOTE: To avoid damaging the system board, you must remove the main battery before you
service the tablet.
6.
Remove the main battery.
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7.
Press and hold the power button for a few seconds to remove the flea power from the system
board.
CAUTION: To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your tablet from the electrical
outlet.
CAUTION: Before touching anything inside your tablet, ground yourself by touching an
unpainted metal surface, such as the metal at the back of the tablet. While you work,
periodically touch an unpainted metal surface to dissipate static electricity, which could harm
internal components.
8.
Remove the storage SD card from the tablet.
Turning off Your Tablet
Turning off your tablet completely shuts down your tablet. You can turn off your tablet by two ways:
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1.
Using power button
Using charms menu
To turn off your tablet using power button:
a) Press and hold the Power button
until you see “Slide to shut down your PC” on the
screen.
b) Slide to shut down your tablet.
NOTE: You can also turn off your tablet without sliding down the screen. Press and hold the
Power
button for >10 seconds to turn off your tablet. You can perform this force
shutdown, if your tablet is not responding / behaving unexpectedly or touch is not working.
2.
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To turn off your tablet using the charms menu:
a) Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms menu.
b)
Touch Settings
—> Power
—> Shut down to turn off the tablet.
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Setting Up Your Tablet
Charging the Tablet
CAUTION: Charge the battery in an ambient temperature of 0 °C to 40 °C.
CAUTION: Use only the power adapter and power cable that came with your tablet. Using
unauthorized power adapters or power cables may cause severe damage to your tablet.
NOTE: The battery is not fully charged when you unpack your tablet.
1. Connect the power cable into the power adapter.
2. Connect the power adapter to an electrical outlet and charge the tablet until the battery is fully
charged.
NOTE: The tablet battery requires about 4 hours to fully charge.
NOTE: You can also trickle charge the tablet via micro-USB connection. The battery takes up
to 24 hours to fully charge depending on the power output of the USB port. The trickle
charging also works with other non-Dell adapters.
You can check the tablet battery charge status from:
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Battery-charge light located on the front of the tablet:
LED Behavior
Description
Solid white color on
Battery is charging.
Off
Battery is not charging. Either no AC adapter
is connected or battery is fully charged.
Amber color on Momentarily
– The LED will be solid amber for 2
seconds and then change to solid
white. This is an indication that the
system cannot power on with the
current state of charge, but the battery
is being charged.
– Battery is charging
– The tablet will not power on.
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NOTE: You can check the exact battery charge level by booting to the operating system.
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Battery icons displayed on the screen:
Battery icon
Description
Battery is fully charged and AC adapter is
connected.
Battery is charging with AC adapter.
Your tablet is running on battery power and
the battery is discharging.
Your tablet is plugged in, and either no
battery is detected or the battery is not
working correctly.
Battery is at low level.
Battery is at critical level.
Turning On Your Tablet
NOTE: Use this tablet in an ambient temperature between 0 °C and 40 °C.
1. Press and hold the Power button
for 2 seconds to turn on your tablet.
2. If the lock screen image displays, swipe your finger from the bottom of the display to switch to the
login screen, and then enter password to log in to Windows.
The tablet is ready for use after the Windows Start screen displays.
NOTE: If the login screen is not enabled in Windows 8.1, you will be taken directly from the lock
screen to the start screen.
NOTE: The lock screen is only displayed when returning from a sleep state.
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Turning off the Screen
Using power button
Press the Power button
to turn off the screen.
Using Charms
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Settings
—> Power
—> Sleep to turn off the screen.
NOTE: If your tablet is in a sleep state, press the Power button
once to turn on the screen.
or Windows button
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Using Your Tablet
Screen Orientation
For optimal viewing experience, the screen orientation changes automatically to portrait or landscape
format depending on how you hold the tablet.
NOTE: Some applications may not support automatic screen rotation to portrait or landscape
format.
How to lock / unlock the screen orientation
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Settings
→ Screen
.
3. Touch
toggle to lock the screen orientation, or touch
orientation.
toggle to unlock the screen
Adjusting the screen brightness
You can also adjust the screen brightness here by using the slider under the toggle
menu.
You can also adjust your screen automatically. To adjust the screen brightness automatically:
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1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Settings
→ PC settings → PC and devices → Power and sleep.
3. Under Brightness, slide left or right to turn on / turn off the automatic brightness option.
NOTE: You can turn on / turn off the slider to have the screen automatically adjust the brightness,
based on the ambient light.
Gestures
Your tablet has a multi-touch display. You can touch the screen to operate the tablet.
Gesture Actions
Touch
Tap gently on the display with your fingertip.
Functions
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Touch and Hold
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Select items on the screen, including options,
entries, images, and icons
Start applications
Touch buttons on the screen
Input text using the on-screen keyboard
Display detailed information about an item
Open the context menu of an item to
perform further actions
Touch and hold your finger on the display
Drag and Drop
Move item such as images and icons on the screen
1. Touch and hold your finger on an item on
the screen
2. Keeping your finger in contact with the
display, move your fingertip to the desired
location
3. Take your finger off the display to drop the
item in the desired location
Swipe or Slide
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Scroll through the Start screen, web pages,
lists, entries, photos, contacts, and so on
Close an application. (Swipe the application
to the bottom of the display)
Gesture Actions
Functions
Move your finger in a vertical or horizontal
direction on the display
Zoom in
Enlarge the view of an image or web page
Touch the display with two fingers and then
move the fingers apart
Zoom out
Reduce the view of an image or web page
Touch the display with two fingers and then
move the fingers closer
Rotate
Rotate an object by 90 degrees
Touch the display with two or more fingers and
then move the fingers in a clockwise or
counter-clockwise arc
Right-Click
To perform a right-click in your tablet, Touch and Hold your finger for 2 seconds on any section of the
screen or an icon and then release your finger.
The options menu appears on the screen.
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The Windows Start Screen
The Windows Start screen displays a list of default and custom Live Tiles, which act as a shortcut to
Control Panel, Windows Explorer, Weather application, RSS, Windows Store, Internet Explorer, and
other installed applications.
Live Tiles on your Start screen change and update in real time so you can get real-time updates about
news or sports, check what your friends are up to, and get the latest weather forecast.
The tile-based user interface gives you direct access to your most recently used applications, Emails,
photos, music, videos, contacts, Facebook & Twitter updates, and frequently viewed websites. You can
pin your favorite or frequently used applications as Live Tiles to customize the Start screen.
You also can personalize the Start screen by setting your favorite picture as a wallpaper.
NOTE: Live Tiles can be added or removed by using Pin
or Unpin
options.
How to access the Start screen
Follow either method to access the Start screen:
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Press the Windows button .
Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar, and then touch the Start icon
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Get to know Windows 8.1
You can touch the Help+Tips tile on the Start screen to get help and tips on using Windows 8.1.
Swipe Right
Swiping-in from the right edge of the display reveals the Charms bar. Charms provide access to the
system commands, such as Start, Search, Share, Devices, and Settings options.
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If your tablet is running on an application or performing actions, pressing the Start icon
back to the Start screen. If you are at the Start screen, pressing the Start icon
recently used application or most recently viewed screen.
NOTE: The functionality of the Start icon
is same as Windows button
takes you
takes you to the most
.
Swipe Left
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Swiping slowly from the left edge to the right edge of the display reveals thumbnails of the open
applications and cycles the thumbnails of the open applications.
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Swiping-in and out on the left edge of the display brings up a list of the most recently used
applications.
Swipe Up/Down
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Swiping-in from the bottom or top edge of the display reveals the All apps icon
apps to show an alphabetical list of all applications installed on your tablet.
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Swiping-in from the top to the bottom of an application docks or closes the application.
. Touch All
For more information on using Windows Start screen, click here.
You can also enable the camera (front), when the screen is in lock mode. To enable the camera when
the screen is in lock mode:
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Click Settings
→ Change PC Settings → PC and Devices
3. Scroll down and navigate to Camera.
4. Swipe to turn on, to use the camera during the lock screen mode.
To make sure you can use the camera during the lock screen mode:
1. Press Power
button to turn off the screen.
2. Press Power
button again to enable the lock screen mode.
3. Swipe down to enable the camera.
Split Screen
The split screen option enables you to open two applications on the same screen, which helps you in
multitasking. To split the screen:
1. Open any two applications that you want to perform the split screen.
2. Swipe from the left to open the second application and hold your finger until the screen splits.
3. Release your finger to drop the second application.
NOTE: Windows 8.1 enables you to split the screen in variable width.
Using Headphones
You can use headphones to listen to music and sounds, record audio, or make calls.
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WARNING: Listening to loud music for extended period of time can lead to hearing loss.
1. Connect the headphones to the audio port (3.5 mm) on the tablet.
2. Insert the earphones in your ears and adjust the volume level to a comfortable level.
NOTE: When you connect a headphone or an external audio device to the audio connector, the
integrated speakers on your tablet are muted automatically.
CAUTION: To prevent damage to the headphones when disconnecting it from the tablet, pull the
connector and not the cable.
NOTE: It is recommended that you turn down the volume level before plugging the headphone,
and then adjust to a comfortable level. Sudden exposure to loud sounds can cause hearing
damage.
Removing the Micro-SD card
CAUTION: Removing the Micro-SD card when transferring data may cause data loss or result in
application errors. Make sure your tablet has finished all save operations to the Micro-SD card.
1. Enter the Desktop mode. Touch Safely Remove Hardware
bottom-right corner of the screen.
NOTE: If you don’t see Safely Remove Hardware
icons in the notification area.
in the notification area at the
, touch Show Hidden Icons to display all
2. Touch Eject SD Memory Card. A message appears confirming that the Micro-SD card can be safely
removed. If a warning message appears stating the Micro-SD card cannot be removed, ensure all
data transfers involving the Micro-SD card are complete.
3. Insert the tip of a small bent paperclip into the small hole on the micro-SD slot cover.
4. Push the tip all the way into the hole until the micro-SD tray ejects. Pull the micro-SD card tray out.
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5. Remove the micro-SD card from the tray.
Removing the Battery
1.
Follow the procedures in Before Working Inside Your Tablet.
2.
Remove the base cover.
3.
Perform the following steps:
a) Slide the release latch in the direction indicated to unlock the battery.
b) Push the battery forward to release it from its connector on the system board.
c) Lift and remove the battery from the tablet.
Installing the Battery
1.
Slide the battery into its slot until it clicks into place.
2.
Install the base cover.
Installing the micro-SIM Card
CAUTION: Removing the Micro-SIM card when the tablet is on may cause data loss or damage the
card. Make sure your tablet is turned off or the network connections are disabled.
1. Turn off your tablet. For more information on turning off your tablet, see Turning off Your Tablet.
2. Pry the base cover in the direction indicated and lift it at an upward angle to remove it from the
tablet.
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3. Slide the release latch in the direction indicated to unlock the battery. Lift and remove the battery
from the tablet.
4. Insert the micro-SIM card into its slot.
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Managing your tablet settings
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Wi-Fi setting
Turning On/Off Wi-Fi
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Settings
→ Change PC settings → Networks → Airplane mode.
3. Swipe Wi-Fi icon right or left to turn Wi-Fi on or off.
Connecting to a network
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Settings
→ Available
→ Select an available network → Connect
.
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Mobile broadband setting
Turning On/Off mobile broadband
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Settings
→ Change PC settings → Networks → Airplane mode.
3. Swipe Mobile broadband icon left or right to turn mobile broadband on or off.
Connecting to a mobile broadband network
1. Ensure an active SIM card is inserted into the tablet.
2. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
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3. Touch Setting
→ Network→ Connections
→ Your Service Provider → Connect.
4. The estimated data usage will be shown once the mobile broadband network is enabled.
NOTE: You can choose the option Connect automatically to connect the mobile broadband
automatically.
NOTE: Your tablet will automatically prioritize Wi-Fi networks over mobile broadband networks,
when both are available. If your tablet is connected to the mobile broadband and any of saved WiFi connections comes within range, it will disconnect from the mobile network and connect to the
Wi-Fi automatically. For more information on turning on Wi-Fi network, see Wi-Fi setting.
Disconnecting from mobile broadband network
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Setting
→ Network
→ Your Service Provider →Disconnect.
NOTE: Once your tablet has disconnected from mobile broadband, the option Connect
automatically will be disabled as well.
Mobile broadband options
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Settings
→ Networks
.
3. Touch and hold Your Service Provider or right-click if docked.
– Touch Show estimated data usage/Hide estimated data usage to show or hide your data
usage.
– Touch Set as metered connection/Non metered connection to set a particular connection
as a metered/non-metered connection.
– Touch View connection properties to view your connected mobile broadband properties.
NOTE: If the option Set as metered connection is enabled, Windows Update will not download
updates automatically unless it is a high priority, critical security update.
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Service Provider hardware information
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Settings
→ Change PC settings → Network
3. Touch Your Service Provider to view the hardware information including the subscriber
information and International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number.
Enabling PIN lock
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Settings
→ Network
.
3. Touch and hold Your Service Provider or right-clicked if docked.
4. Touch View connection properties→Security→Use a PIN.
5. Enter your SIM PIN Code.
NOTE: Your Service Provider refers to the network service providers available in your location.
CAUTION: If you enter the incorrect PIN code, your mobile broadband connection will not be
established. If you unsuccessfully enter the code three times, your SIM card will be locked. To
unlock the SIM card, contact your service provider to get a Personal Unblocking Key (PUK) to
unlock the SIM card.
NOTE: Before you contact your carrier, have your IMEI number ready.
Refreshing / Recovering / Re-setting your tablet
You can refresh / recover / restore your tablet to original factory settings.
1. Swipe from the right edge of the display to access the Charms bar.
2. Touch Settings
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→Change PC Settings →Update and recovery → Recovery.
– Refresh your PC without affecting your files
– Remove everything and reinstall Windows
– Advanced startup
3. Select any recovery option to complete the task.
Refresh your PC without affecting your files
This option enables you to refresh your tablet without losing your photos, music, videos, and other
personal files. If you want to perform this action:
1. Click Get started. The Refresh your PC window opens.
2. Click Next.
3. Click Refresh.
Click Cancel to cancel this action.
Remove everything and re-install Windows
This option enables you to recycle or start over your tablet completely, and you can reset to its default /
factory settings. If you want to perform this action:
1. Click Get Started. The Rest your PC window opens.
2. Click Next.
After you click Next, you will now have to select any of the two below options to finish the task:
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Just remove my files — If you select this option, Windows removes all your files including your
photos, music, videos, and other personal files.
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Fully clean the drive — If you select this option, Windows resets your tablet.
CAUTION: Resetting your tablet erases all data from your tablet, including your account
configuration, music, pictures, files, and so on. Ensure that you back up all the required data
before you proceed.
Click Cancel to cancel this action.
Advanced startup
This option enables you to start up from a device or compact disc (such as DVD or USB drive) and
change your tablet’s firmware settings, change Windows startup settings, or restore Windows from the
system image. If you want to perform this action, click Restart Now.
NOTE: Third-party apps will be removed.
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Synchronizing your tablet
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Using Microsoft account
If your computer has Microsoft Windows 8.1 installed, you can synchronize user settings of your tablet
with your computer using a Microsoft account. When you sign in with your Microsoft account on your
tablet, you can automatically synchronize your settings, including internet browser history, application
settings, and personal files etc., with other Windows 8.1 PCs and Windows 8.1 tablets.
NOTE: You need a wireless connection for both your computer and tablet.
1. Go to Charms bar, then click Settings
→ PC Settings →Accounts → Switch to a Microsoft
account to switch your computer local account to your Microsoft account.
2. A new option will be added to PC Settings called Sync your settings.
3. Click Settings
→ PC Settings → More PC Settings → Sync your settings to show all kind of
toggles for synchronizing your data and settings.
Copying music, photos, and videos
1. Connect a USB key or a Micro-SD card to the computer and copy the required files.
2. After the copy is complete, use the Safely Remove Hardware wizard to remove your tablet from
the computer.
3. You can also use the Skydrive feature of Win 8.1 to copy music, photos, and videos.
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Optional Stylus Features
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This section provides information about the features available on the Stylus.
Table 1.
Feature
Functionality
1 Pen lead
Provides touch functionality.
2 Pen button
Used to perform a left-click and right-click.
3 Middle barrel
Provides access to the battery compartment.
4 Pen clip / Pen rear cap
Used to secure the stylus in your pocket.
NOTE: The Stylus is optional and is sold separately.
NOTE: The Stylus Pen tip is replaceable.
Getting Your Stylus Ready for Use
1. Twist the middle barrel in a counter clockwise direction.
2. Insert a AAAA battery with the positive side facing the tip of the pen.
NOTE: Follow your local and regional statutes and regulations on disposal of battery waste.
3. Re-assemble the barrel securely.
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Using the Optional Stylus with Your Tablet
The Stylus is ergonomically designed to work with your tablet for long time periods. The user can
seamlessly switch between pen and finger entry without any manual mode switching. The stylus
supports features such as palm rejection, hovering, and pressure sensing, which allow for industry
leading accuracy and ease of use with no calibration necessary. The two buttons are software
configurable for using features such as erasing, highlighting, or performing mouse clicks. You can use
the tip of the stylus to draw shapes, select text, turn a page and write or sign the documents on your
tablet.
You can also press the button on the side of the stylus to perform the left-click and right-click functions
on your tablet.
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Desktop Dock Features
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This section provides information about the features available on the Desktop dock.
Feature
Functionality
1 USB 3.0 connector
Connect USB devices, such as flash memory.
2 Audio connector
Connect headphones or external speakers.
3 Power status light
Indicates the power status.
4 Docking connector
Connect the docking connector on the tablet.
5 Power connector
Connect the AC adapter.
6 USB 3.0 connectors
Connect USB devices, such as flash memory.
7 Network connector
Connect an Ethernet cable for internet access.
8 HDMI connector
Connect HDMI-capable devices such as projectors, TV’s, and
monitors.
9 DisplayPort connector
Connect DisplayPort-capable devices such as projectors, TV’s,
and monitors.
NOTE: The desktop dock will only support USB 2.0 when docked with Venue Pro 11–5130.
NOTE: The Desktop dock is sold separately and is not shipped with the tablet.
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NOTE: In Venue Pro 11–5130, you can use the HDMI connector or DisplayPort connector to mirror
the same external display. You can use unique content display through the HDMI connector or
DisplayPort connector only in Venue Pro 11 – 7130/7139.
Connecting the Power Adapter
1. Connect one end of the power adapter to a wall socket and the other end to the power connector
port on the desktop dock.
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Thin Travel Keyboard Dock Features
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This section provides information about the features available on the Thin keyboard dock.
Table 2.
Feature
Functionality
1 Magnets
Magnets to enable docking.
2 Docking pins
Allows the tablet to make electrical contact with the dock.
3 Docking
Connectors
Connect the docking connector on the tablet.
4 Touch pad
Allows you to move the mouse pointer on the screen and provides the function of
a mouse.
NOTE: The Thin travel keyboard dock is sold separately and is not shipped with the tablet.
Docking Your Tablet to the Thin Travel Keyboard Dock
1. Align the two docking connectors on the tablet to those on the dock.
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2. Slide the tablet downward until the tablet clicks into place..
3. Attach the keyboard cover and slide it down to attach the dock to the tablet.
NOTE: When the connection is made, you need to manually turn the on-screen keyboard off if it is
displayed on the screen.
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Mobile Keyboard Dock Features
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This section provides information about the features available on the keyboard dock.
Feature
Functionality
1 Docking connectors
Connect the docking guide slots on the tablet.
2 Rotatable hinge
Allows the tablet to rotate around the hinges.
3 Touch pad
Allows you to move the mouse pointer on the screen and provides
the function of a mouse.
4 Dock Pins
Allows the tablet to make electrical contact with the dock.
5 micro USB power connector
Connect a micro USB charger to charge the dock
6 Caps Lock LED
Indicates if the Caps Lock key on the keyboard is turned on.
7 Battery charge LED
Indicates if the battery is charging when connected to AC power.
NOTE: The keyboard dock is sold separately and is not shipped with the tablet.
Docking Your Tablet to the Keyboard Dock
1. Dock the tablet.
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2. Open the tablet and press the power button.
NOTE: When the connection is made, you need to manually turn the on-screen keyboard off if it is
displayed on the screen.
Undocking Your Tablet from the Keyboard Dock
1. Push and hold the button on the Mobile Keyboard dock.
2. Lift the tablet from the Mobile Keyboard dock.
Charging the dock
CAUTION: Use only the supplied power adapter and power cable to charge your tablet and dock.
Using unauthorized power adapters or power cables may cause severe damage to your tablet and
dock.
1. Connect the power adapter to the microUSB charging port on your keyboard dock.
2. The keyboard dock charges through the tablet if AC power is attached to the tablet.
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NOTE: Power can't be directly attached to travel keyboard when the tablet is docked.
NOTE: The dock battery requires about four hours to fully charge.
For more information on the tablet battery charging time, see Charging the tablet.
You can check the keyboard dock battery status from:
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Battery-charge light located on the left side of the keyboard dock:
LED behavior
Description
Solid white color on
Battery is charging with AC power when AC
adapter is connected directly to the dock.
Off
Battery is not charging, either no AC adapter is
connected or battery is fully charged or the AC
power is connected directly to the tablet.
For more information on checking the tablet battery status, see tablet battery charge status.
Battery behavior
When AC power is connected, the tablet gets charged first followed by the dock. During discharge or
when AC power is not connected, the dock battery gets used first followed by the tablet.
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Cleaning Your Tablet
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CAUTION: Before you clean your tablet, disconnect all cables. Clean your tablet with a soft cloth
dampened with water. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners, which may contain flammable
substances.
1. Turn off your tablet. For more information on turning off your tablet, see Turning Off Your Tablet
2. Disconnect any attached devices, headphones, speakers, and keyboard dock from the tablet and
from their electrical outlets.
3. Remove any installed Micro-SD and Micro-SIM card. For more information on removing the MicroSD card and Micro-SIM card, see Remove the Micro-SD card and Remove the Micro-Sim card.
4. Moisten a soft, lint-free cloth with either water or a display cleaner, and wipe the surface of the
tablet until it is clean. Do not allow water from the cloth to seep down to the tablet ports and
surrounding Windows button.
NOTE: To avoid damaging the tablet or display, follow the instructions that are included with the
product.
NOTE: Do not clean the keyboard with a moist cloth.
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Troubleshooting
Battery problem
Problems
Possible causes
Battery does not charge
Possible solutions
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Unplug the Dell AC
power adapter from
the wall and verify that
the outlet is
functioning.
Check all cable
connections and plug
back into the wall,
then back into the
tablet.
Check the AC adapter
LED light to ensure if
the AC adapter is
working.
Check all connectors
to ensure proper
connectivity.
If the AC adapter works and
the battery does not charge,
try to:
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Remove and re-insert
the battery to ensure
the battery fits to its
connectors properly.
Replace with another
battery, if available.
NOTE: The tablet battery
requires about 4 hours to
fully charge.
The tablet's temperature is below 0 °C
or higher than 40 °C.
Charge the battery in an
ambient temperature
between 0 °C to 40 °C.
The battery or power adapter is
damaged.
Contact a Dell authorized
reseller to replace the battery
or power adapter.
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Battery drains quickly even
when the tablet is in Standby
mode
If the tablet is not in the range of a
network it can connect to, the tablet
continues to send out signals to locate
a base station and drains the battery.
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•
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Temporarily turn off
the tablet.
Move the tablet in
range of a network it
can connect to, or
temporarily turn off
the wireless
connection on your
tablet.
Use your tablet in
airplane mode.
System problem
Problems
Possible causes
Tablet does not turn on
The battery is completely
discharged.
Tablet does not turn off
1. Charge the tablet for at
least 4 hours.
2. Press and hold the Power
button for 4 seconds.
Press and hold the Power button
for 11 seconds to perform a hard
shut down.
Tablet locks up
Tablet is not responding or
behaving unexpectedly
Possible solutions
1. Press and hold the power
button for 11 seconds to
perform a hard shut down.
2. Remove the power supply
and unplug / plug the
battery.
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Driver failure
Operating system failure
Virus/Malware
1. Shut down and restart your
tablet.
2. Refresh the tablet.
3. Contact Dell’s support
service. Go to Dell support
or dell.com/ContactDell
Software or feature is not
working as expected
Restart your tablet. Software
updates may have been
downloaded in the background.
Swipe from the right edge of the
display to access the Charms bar
and touch Settings→ Power→
Restart to restart the tablet.
Docking station not working as
expected
Un-dock / Re-dock your tablet.
If the issue still continues, power
cycle your tablet on the dock.
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Touchscreen problem
Problems
Possible causes
Touchscreen responds slowly or
improperly
Protective cover prevents the
tablet from recognizing your
inputs.
Possible solutions
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•
Shutdown and restart
your tablet.
Gently wipe the display
with a clean dry cloth.
Remove any protective
covers from the
touchscreen.
If the operating system is
re-installed, make sure all
the drivers are installed.
Network problem
Problems
Possible causes
No wireless connection
No mobile broadband
connection
Possible solutions
1. Check if the wireless radio is
on. See Wi-Fi setting .
2. Try to get closer to the
wireless access point.
3. Reset the wireless router if
using a private network;
open the browser to view
the landing page if using a
public network.
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•
The mobile broadband
has been capped.
No signal from the service
provider.
1. Check if the mobile
broadband is turned on. See
Turning On/Off mobile
broadband
2. Move your tablet to a
different location for better
signal reception.
Contact your service provider to
change your broadband plan.
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System Setup
System Setup enables you to manage your computer hardware and specify BIOS‐level options. From the
System Setup, you can:
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Change the NVRAM settings after you add or remove hardware
•
View the system hardware configuration
•
Enable or disable integrated devices
•
Set performance and power management thresholds
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Manage your computer security
To access the system setup options (BIOS):
1. Connect your tablet to the keyboard dock or connect a USB enabled keyboard to your tablet.
2. Press the Power
button to turn on your tablet or restart your tablet, if you have already
turned on your tablet.
3. Press F2 after the Dell logo appears.
NOTE: You might have to press F2 repeatedly until the Windows redirects to the system setup
options.
To access the setup options (BIOS) without an external keyboard :
1. Press the Power
button to turn on your tablet or restart your tablet, if you have already
turned on your tablet.
2. Press and hold the Volume Up button when the Dell logo appears on the screen.
3. When the F12 Boot Selection menu appears, press the Volume Up button to change the boot
selection to the BIOS Setup option.
NOTE: The Volume Up button cycles through the menu options (Boot Options, BIOS Setup,
Diagnostics, and so on. You can select the desired option by pressing the Volume Up button.)
4. Press the Volume Down button to select the option.
System Setup (BIOS) Options
Table 3. System Information
Option
Function
BIOS Version
Displays the BIOS revision.
Service Tag
Displays the service tag of your tablet.
Asset Tag
Displays the asset tag of your computer.
Ownership Tag
Displays the ownership information.
Manufacture Date
Displays the date of manufacture.
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Option
Function
Express Service Code
Displays the express
service code of the
computer.
Ownership Date
Displays the ownership date.
Memory Installed
Displays the memory installed on the computer.
Memory Available
Displays the memory available on the computer.
Memory Speed
Displays the memory speed.
Processor Type
Displays the processor
type available on the
computer.
Core Count
Displays the core count
of the computer.
Processor ID
Displays the processor
ID of the computer.
Current Clock Speed
Displays the current
clock speed of the
computer.
Minimum Clock Speed
Displays the minimum
clock speed of the
computer.
Maximum Clock Speed
Displays the maximum
clock speed of the
computer.
Processor L2 Cache
Displays the L2 cache of
the computer.
Processor L3 Cache
Displays the L3 cache of
the computer.
LOM MAC Address
Displays the LOM MAC
address.
Video Controller
Displays the video
controller used in the
computer.
Video BIOS Version
Displays the BIOS
version number of the
computer.
Video Memory
Displays the video
memory of the
computer.
Panel Type
Displays the panel type
used in the computer.
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Option
Function
Native Resolution
Displays the resolution
of the computer.
Audio Controller
Displays the audio
controller used in the
computer.
Wi-Fi Device
Displays the Wi-Fi
device in the computer.
WiGig Device
Displays the WiGig
device in the computer.
Cellular Device
Displays the cellular
device in the computer.
Bluetooth Device
Displays the bluetooth
device in the computer.
Table 4. Battery Information
Option
Function
AC Adapter
Displays the AC Adapter information.
Battery Status
Displays the current battery status.
Battery Charge State
Displays if the battery is charging/discharging.
Battery Health
Displays the battery health.
Table 5. Boot Sequence
Option
Function
File Browser Add Boot Option
Displays the order that the BIOS searches devices
when trying to find an operating system to boot. A
new device can be added here.
File Browser Del Boot Option
A displayed boot device can be removed from the
boot order.
Table 6. Advanced Boot Options
Option
Function
File Browser Add Boot Option
Displays the order that the BIOS searches devices
when trying to find an operating system to boot. A
new device can be added here.
File Browser Del Boot Option
A displayed boot device can be removed from the
boot order.
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Table 7. Date/Time
Option
Function
System Date
Displays the system date.
System Time
Displays the system time.
Table 8. System Configuration
Option
Function
Integrated NIC
Allows you to configure
the integrated network
controller.
Miscellaneous Devices
Allows you to enable or disable various on-board
devices.
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•
•
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Enable/Disable Front Camera Device
Enable/Disable Rear Camera Device
Enable/Disable Media Card Device
Enable/Disable GPS
Table 9. Video
Option
Function
LCD Brightness
Displays the panel brightness when the ambient
light sensor is off.
•
•
Brightness on Battery
Brightness on AC
Table 10. Security
Option
Description
Admin Password
This field lets you set, change, or delete the administrator (admin)
password (also known as the setup password). The admin password
enables several security features.
The drive does not have a password set by default.
To add a new password:
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•
•
Enter the old password
Enter the new password
Confirm the new password
Click OK after entering the password details.
System Password
Allows you to set, change, or delete the computer password (previously
called the primary password).
The drive does not have a password set by default.
To add a new password:
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Enter the old password
Option
Description
•
•
Enter the new password
Confirm the new password
Click OK after entering the password details.
Mini card SSD password
Allows you to configure a password for the mini SSD card.
Strong Password
Enable strong password - This option is disabled by default.
Password Configuration
This field controls the minimum and maximum number of characters
allowed for the admin and system passwords. Changes to these fields are
not active until they are committed via the apply button or saving
changes before exiting setup.
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•
•
•
Password Change
Allows you to determine whether changes to the system and hard disk
passwords are permitted when an administrator password is set.
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Non-Admin Setup
Changes
Allow Wireless Switch Changes (Default)
This field lets you activate or disable the BIOS module interface of the
optional Computrace Service from Absolute Software.
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•
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Admin Setup Lockout
Allow Non-Admin Password Changes (Default)
This option lets you determine whether changes to the setup options are
permitted when an administrator password is set.
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Computrace (R)
Admin Password Min
Admin Password Max
System Password Min
System Password Max
Deactivate (Default)
Disable
Activate
Allows you to enable or disable the option to enter setup when an admin
password is set.
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Enable Admin Setup Lockout (Default)
Table 11. Secure Boot
Option
Function
Secure Boot
Enables or Disables the secure boot feature.
Default : Disabled
Expert Key Management
Allows you to manage all secure boot keys.
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Table 12. Performance
Option
Description
Multi Core Support
Specifies whether the process will have one or all cores enabled. The
performance of some applications will improve with the additional cores.
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Intel SpeedStep
All (Default)
1
2
Allows you to enable or disable the Intel SpeedStep mode of the
processor.
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C States Control
Enable Intel(R) SpeedStep (Default)
Allows you to enable or disable the additional processor sleep states.
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Intel TurboBoost
C states (Default)
Allows you to enable or disable Intel TurboBoost mode of the processor.
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Hyperthread Control
Enable Intel TurboBoost (Default) — Allows the Intel TurboBoost
driver to increase the performance of the CPU or graphics
processor.
This options allows users to enable and disable the Hyperthread Control.
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Rapid Start Technology
Hyperthread Control (selected by default)
Allows you to enable or disable the rapid start technology during startup.
Table 13. Power Management
Option
Description
AC Behavior
Allows you to enable or disable the computer from turning on
automatically when an AC adapter is connected.
Default Setting: Wake on AC is not selected.
Auto On Time
Allows you to set the time at which the computer must turn on
automatically. The options are:
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•
•
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USB Wake Support
Disabled (default)
Every Day
Weekdays
Select Days
Allows you to enable USB devices to wake the system from Standby.
NOTE: This feature is only functional when the AC power adapter is
connected. If the AC power adapter is removed during Standby, the
system setup will remove power from all of the USB ports to
conserve battery power.
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Enable USB Wake Support
DEnable USB Wake Support is not selected
Option
Description
Wireless Radio Control
Allows you to enable or disable the feature that automatically switches
from wired or wireless networks without depending on the physical
connection.
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•
•
Wake on LAN/WLAN
Control WLAN Radio
Control WWAN Radio
Control WLAN radio or Control WWAN radio is not selected
(default)
Allows you to enable or disable the feature that powers on the
computer from the Off state when triggered by a LAN signal.
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•
•
•
•
Disabled: This option is enabled by default
LAN Only
WLAN Only
LAN or WLAN
LAN with PXE Boot
Block Sleep
This option lets you block entering to sleep (S3 state) in Operating
System environment.
Block Sleep (S3 state) - This option is disabled by default.
Peak Shift
This option enables you to minimize the AC power consumption during
the peak power times of day. After you enable this option, your system
runs only in battery even if the AC is attached.
Advanced Battery Charge
Configuration
This option enables you to maximize the battery health. By enabling this
option, your system uses the standard charging algorithm and other
techniques, during the non-work hours to improve the battery health.
Disabled (default)
Primary Battery Charge
Configuration
Allows you to select the charging mode for the battery. The options are:
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Adaptive
Standard
ExpressCharge: This option is enabled by default.
Primarily AC use
Custom
If Custom Charge is selected, you can also configure Custom Charge
Start and Custom Charge Stop.
NOTE: All charging mode may not be available for all the batteries.
To enable this option, disable the Advanced Battery Charge
Configuration option.
Intel Smart Connect
Technology
This option, if enabled, periodically senses the nearby wireless
connections, while the system is in sleep state. You can use this option
to synchronize the email or other social media application that are
open, when the system enters the sleep state.
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Table 14. POST Behaviour
Option
Description
Adapter Warnings
Allows you to activate the adapter warning messages when certain
power adapters are used. The option is enabled by default.
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POST Hotkeys
Enable Adapter Warnings
Specifies whether the sign-on screen displays a message, that displays
the keystroke sequence required to enter the BIOS Boot Option Menu.
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Enable F12 Boot Option menu (Default).
Table 15. Virtualization Support
Option
Description
Virtualization
This option specifies whether a Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) can
utilize the additional hardware capabilities provided by Intel
Virtualization technology.
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Enable Intel Virtualization Technology (Default)
Table 16. Wireless
Option
Description
Wireless Device Enable
Allows you to enable or disable the wireless devices
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WLAN
Bluetooth
All options are enabled by default.
Table 17. Maintenance
Option
Description
Service Tag
Displays the service tag of your computer.
Asset Tag
Allows you to create a system asset tag if an asset tag is not already set.
This option is not set by default.
Table 18. System Logs
Option
Description
BIOS events
Displays the system event log and allows you to clear the log.
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Clear Log
Updating the BIOS
It is recommended to update your BIOS (system setup), on replacing the system board or if an update is
available. For tablet, ensure that the battery is fully charged and connected to a power outlet
1.
Re-start the tablet.
2.
Go to dell.com/support.
3.
Enter the Service Tag or Express Service Code and click Submit.
NOTE: To locate the Service Tag, click Where is my Service Tag?
NOTE: If you cannot find your Service Tag, click Detect My Product. Proceed with the
instructions on screen.
4.
If you are unable to locate or find the Service Tag, you can select your product from the products
list under the General Support.
5.
Choose the Product Type from the list.
6.
Select your product model and the Product Support page of your product appears.
7.
Click Get Drivers and click View All Drivers.
The Drivers and Downloads page opens.
8.
On the Drivers and Downloads screen, under the Operating System drop-down list, select BIOS.
9.
Identify the latest BIOS file and click Download File.
You can also analyze which drivers need an update. To do this for your product, click Analyze
System for Updates and follow the instructions on the screen.
10. Select your preferred download method in the Please select your download method below
window; click Download File.
The File Download window appears.
11. Click Save to save the file on your computer.
12. Click Run to install the updated BIOS settings on your computer.
Follow the instructions on the screen.
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Specifications
NOTE: Offerings may vary by region. The following specifications are only those required by law to
ship with your computer. For comprehensive specification of your computer go to Specifications’
section in your Owner’s Manual available on the support site at dell.com/support. For more
information about the configuration of your computer, go to Help and Support in your Windows
operating system and select the option to view information about your computer.
System Information
Chipset
Intel Lynx Point
DRAM bus width
128 bit (64–bits x 2 channels)
Flash EPROM
128 Mbit Quad-SPI
Processor
Type
Intel Haswell ULX Y-series CPU
External bus frequency
SOC no external bus connected chipset
Memory
Memory capacity
4 GB/ 8 GB
Memory type
LPDDR3/DDR3L
Memory speed
1600 MHz
Minimum memory
4 GB
Maximum memory
8 GB
Audio
Type
Side firing
Stereo conversion
24-bit
Speakers
AAC 25 x 9 x 3 mm, 1 W, speaker
Video
Video type
integrated
Data bus
integrated
Video controller
iGPU GT2 graphics
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Communications
Network adapter
WLAN, LTE, HSPA+
Wireless
BT, NFC
Ports and Connectors
Audio
one 3.5 mm jack
Video
one mini HDMI connector
USB
one USB 3.0 connector
Memory card reader
one microSD card reader
Docking port
one Dell 40–pin dock connector
Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) port
one micro SIM slot
Smart card
one smart card reader
Display
Type
TFT-LCD with eDP interface , Full-HD (1920 x 1080)
Size
10.8 inches high definition (HD)
Dimensions:
Height
250.20 mm (9.85 inches)
Width
149.25 mm (5.90 inches)
Diagonal
274.32 mm (10.08 inches)
Active area (X/Y)
239.04 mm / 134.46 mm
Maximum resolution
1920 pixels x 1080 pixels
Maximum brightness
400 nits
Refresh rate
60 Hz
Minimum viewing angles:
Horizontal
80/80
Vertical
80/80
Pixel pitch
0.1245 mm × 0.1245 mm
Front camera
Type
OV 2722 (2 MP)
Resolution
1920 pixels x 1080 pixels
Rear camera
Type
IMX 175 (8 MP)
Resolution
3264 pixels x 2448 pixels
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Storage
Storage
NGFF SSD 128 GB / 256 GB
Battery
Type
2–cell lithium ion (36 WHr)
Dimensions
Length
240.85 mm (9.48 inches)
Height
7.17 mm (0.28 inch)
Width
70.60 mm (2.78 inches)
Weight
240.00 g (0.53 lb)
Voltage
7.4 VDC (nominal) and 8.7 VDC (maximum)
Temperature range
Operating
0 °C to 50 °C (32° F to 158 °F)
Non-Operating
–20 °C to 65 °C (4 °F to 149 °F)
Coin-cell battery
3 V CR2025 lithium ion
AC Adapter
Type
Input voltage
100 VAC to 240 VAC
Input current (maximum)
0.60 A
Input frequency
50 Hz to 60 Hz
Output power
23.4 W
Output current (30 W)
1.2 A / 2.0 A
Rated output voltage
19.5 Vdc
Temperature range:
Operating
0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
Non-operating
–40 °C to 70 °C (–40 °F to 158 °F)
Physical
Height
279.74 mm (11.01 inches)
Width
176.76 mm (0.50 inches)
Weight (minimum)
889 grams (1.96 lb)
Environmental
Temperature:
Operating
0 °C to 40 °C
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Environmental
Storage
-40 °C to 65 °C
Relative humidity (maximum):
Operating
Operating 10% to 90% (noncondensing)
Storage
Storage 5% to 95% (noncondensing)
Altitude (maximum):
Operating
–16 m to 3048 m (–50 to 10,000 ft)
Non-operating
–15.2 m to 10,668 m (–50 ft to 35,000 ft)
Airborne contaminant level
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G1 as defined by ISA-71.04–1985
Contacting Dell
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NOTE: If you do not have an active Internet connection, you can find contact information on your
purchase invoice, packing slip, bill, or Dell product catalog.
Dell provides several online and telephone-based support and service options. Availability varies by
country and product, and some services may not be available in your area. To contact Dell for sales,
technical support, or customer service issues:
1.
Visit dell.com/support
2.
Select your support category.
3.
Verify your country or region in the Choose a Country/Region drop-down menu at the top of page.
4.
Select the appropriate service or support link based on your need.
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