Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series

Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series

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Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC

H3800 Series

Reference Guide

Document Part Number: 253194-002

March 2002

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Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series Reference Guide

Second Edition March 2002

Document Part Number: 253194-002

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Contents

1

Getting Acquainted

What is in the Box? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–2

Top Panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–3

Front Panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–4

Bottom Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–4

Register Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–5

Know Your Charging Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–5

Charge with the AC Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–7

Change the backlight settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–8

Customize Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–10

Realign the screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–10

Open applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–12

Minimize applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–12

Close applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–12

Install applications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–14

Set the time for home. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–15

Set the time for a location you are visiting . . . . . . . 1–16

Set the date. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–17

Customize the application buttons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–18

Navigate with Voice Commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–19

Use application commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–23

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Enter Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–26

Change word suggestion options. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–26

Type with the On-screen Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–29

Write with the stylus and the Letter Recognizer . . . 1–30

Write with the stylus and the Transcriber . . . . . . . . 1–32

Write with the stylus and Block Recognizer . . . . . . 1–33

Draw and write on the screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–34

Convert writing to text. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–36

2 Communicating

Connect to a Computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–1

Sync with computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–2

Use the serial infrared (IR) connection . . . . . . . . . . . 2–3

Change synchronization settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–6

Move files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–8

Back up/restore using Active Sync 3.5 . . . . . . . . . . 2–10

Connect to the Internet or your Network . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–12

Use a modem card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–12

Use an Ethernet/LAN card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–17

Synchronize links . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–21

Enter an Internet address (URL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–21

Select from a favorites list . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–23

Work with Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–24

Create a contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–25

View a list of contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–27

Edit contact information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–29

Categorize contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–30

Delete contacts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–34

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Use the Inbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–36

Set up e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–37

Create/send e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–38

Add an attachment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–41

Receive e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–43

Open e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–45

Delete e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–47

Move e-mail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–49

Open folder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–51

Manage folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–53

Record Voice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–57 lMake a recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–57

Listen to a recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–59

Take Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–60

Create a note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–60

3 Scheduling

Use the Today Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–1

Create information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–1

Change information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–2

Change Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–3

Customize the Today Screen with Dashboard . . . . . . . . . 3–5

View information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–6

Change view . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–6

Change font size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–8

See appointments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–9

Open applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–9

Add applications to Launcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–11

Open Launcher applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–12

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Use the Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–15

Look at the calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–16

Change the calendar view . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–16

Customize the calendar appearance. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–17

Schedule appointments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–18

Create reminders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–18

Delete appointments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–19

Categorize appointments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–20

Request meetings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–21

Use Tasks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–22

Create a task. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–22

Create a task quickly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–23

Delete a task. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–24

Sort tasks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–25

Change appearance of tasks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3–26

4 Using Software

Use Pocket Word . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–1

Open a Word document. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–2

Create. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–4

Change the Pocket Word options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–6

Find more help for Pocket Word . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–9

Use Pocket Excel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–10

Open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–11

Create a Workbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–12

Options. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–14

Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–17

Use Microsoft Reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–18

Activate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–18

Copy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–19

Delete. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–19

Read an eBook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–22

Listen to an eBook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–24

Annotate your eBook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4–25

Change the Microsoft Reader options . . . . . . . . . . . 4–26

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5 Expansion Packs

Use the Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card

Expansion Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–1

Install the expansion pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–2

Find information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–2

Use the CompactFlash Card

Expansion Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–2

Install the card expansion pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–3

Find information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–3

6 Expansion Cards

View the Content of Memory Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–2

Use the Optional 802.11 Card for Wireless Connection . 6–3

Install the 802.11 card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–3

Remove the 802.11 card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–4

Find information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–4

Use the Optional Modem Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–4

Install the modem card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–4

Remove the modem card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–5

Find information about modem cards . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–5

Use Optional CompactFlash Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–5

Install the CF card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–6

Remove the CF card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–6

Find information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–6

Use Optional Secure Digital Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . 6–6

Install the SD card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–7

Remove the SD card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–7

Find information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–7

7 Troubleshooting

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A Regulatory Notices

Federal Communications Commission Notice. . . . . . . . . A–1

Modifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–2

Cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–2

Declaration of Conformity for products marked with the FCC logo—United States only . . . . . . . . . . A–2

Canadian Notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–3

Avis Canadien . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–3

European Union Notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–3

Japanese Notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–3

Battery Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–4

Airline Travel Notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–4

Power Cords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A–4

B Hardware Specifications

System Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B–1

Physical Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B–2

Operating Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B–2

C Routine Care and Battery Guidelines

Routine Care. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C–1

Battery Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C–2

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Getting Acquainted

To use your Compaq iPAQ™ Pocket PC H3800 Series most effectively, start by learning how to:

Register your iPAQ Pocket PC

Charge your iPAQ Pocket PC

Navigate through the interface

Enter information

Because your iPAQ Pocket PC uses some power to maintain files in RAM and the clock, you need to recharge the battery regularly.

Keep the iPAQ Pocket PC connected to the universal cradle or the

AC adapter while you are at your desk. The best policy is to keep the iPAQ Pocket PC connected to your computer when working at your desk and carry your AC adapter and DC adapter plug with you when traveling.

Your iPAQ Pocket PC is shipped with a charge on the battery. You may want to ensure that it is fully charged before synchronizing.

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CAUTION:

Because most of the applications and data you install on your iPAQ Pocket PC are held in memory, you will need to reinstall them if the battery completely discharges.

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What is in the Box?

Your iPAQ Pocket PC ships with:

1–2

1

Extra stylus

2 iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 series

3

Protective cover pack

4 Universal cradle for both USB and serial connections with tether

5

AC adapter

6 DC adapter plug

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The package also includes:

The Getting Started Guide

Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC Companion CD which contains:

Microsoft® ActiveSync software

Add-on software and applications

Detailed eBook guide, which you can copy to your iPAQ

Pocket PC*

Interactive reference guide*

Comprehensive printable reference guide in .pdf format

If items are missing, contact Customer Support at the numbers provided in the

Worldwide Telephone Numbers

booklet.

*Available on certain models.

Top Panel

1.

Stereo Headphone Jack

2.

Microphone

3.

Infrared Port

: beams information with other mobile devices

4.

Stylus

: push to eject, push to lock

5.

Secure Digital (SD) Expansion Slot

: holds a Secure Digital (SD) card

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Front Panel

1.

Stylus

: push to eject, push to lock

2.

Power Indicator

: amber flash = charging; amber solid = charged; green = alarm

3.

Power Button

4.

Speaker

: alarms, recordings

5.

Color Display

6.

Programmable Application Buttons 1-4

(left to right): default setting for button 1 is

Calendar, button 2 is Contacts, button 3 is

Inbox, button 4 is iPAQ Task

7.

Navigation Button

: scroll through a list

8.

Record/Application Button

9.

Light sensor:

adjusts backlight

10.

Stereo Headphone Jack

11.

Active Bluetooth Indicator

: flashes when

Bluetooth radio is on (Bluetooth models only)

12.

Microphone

Bottom Panel

1.

Charging/Communications Port

: connect to universal cradle, USB, or serial cable

2.

Unit Reset Switch

: reset with stylus

3.

Expansion Pack Connector

: connect to an optional Expansion Pack

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Register Device

You can receive the latest information on your iPAQ Pocket PC as well as special offers on iPAQ Pocket PC accessories and software by mailing the

Register No

w card included in the shipping box (North America units only).

Know Your Charging Options

Because your iPAQ Pocket PC uses some power to maintain the clock and RAM, you need to recharge the battery regularly.

You can use the universal cradle or AC adapter to charge your iPAQ Pocket PC.

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CAUTION:

Because most of the applications and data you install on your iPAQ Pocket PC are held in memory (RAM), you will need to reinstall them if the battery completely discharges.

Charge with the universal cradle

You can charge your iPAQ Pocket PC with the universal cradle.

Use the universal cradle to:

Synchronize with your computer

Recharge the battery of an optional expansion pack, if you have purchased one (for example, recharge the battery of the

Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack)

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1. Plug the AC adapter of the universal cradle into an outlet.

2. Slide the bottom of your iPAQ Pocket PC into the universal cradle and push firmly.

The amber charge light blinks when your iPAQ Pocket PC is recharging the battery.

The amber charge light is solid (non blinking) when the battery is fully charged.

1–6

3. Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 opens on your computer and recognizes your iPAQ Pocket PC.

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Charge with the AC Adapter

You can charge your iPAQ Pocket PC using the AC adapter. If you purchased an optional expansion pack, you can use the AC adapter to recharge the battery of an optional expansion pack (for example, recharge the battery of the Dual-Slot PC Card

Expansion Pack).

The standard adapter works in any household outlet. You can also purchase one that works in your car’s cigarette lighter or a 12-volt power outlet.

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CAUTION:

Use only Compaq recommended AC adapters.

1. Locate the AC adapter.

2. Plug the AC adapter into an outlet.

3. Insert the DC adapter plug into the bottom of your iPAQ

Pocket PC.

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4. Insert the AC adapter plug into the DC adapter plug.

Change the backlight settings

You may want to change the backlight settings to conserve more battery power.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

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2. Tap

System.

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3. Tap

Backlight.

4. Select the backlight settings.

On the...

Battery Power

tab

External Power

tab

Brightness

tab

Select when to use the...

Backlight on battery power.

Backlight on external power.

Appropriate level of backlight.

Slide the bar to the lowest level to conserve the most power.

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Customize Settings

You can navigate through the iPAQ Pocket PC interface in three ways:

Tap

Tap and hold

Press application buttons

Tap

the screen with the pointed tip of your stylus to open applications and make selections. For example, tap the

Start

menu to see a list of applications available.

Tap and hold

an area on the screen to see a pop-up menu.

Press an application button

on the front panel to quickly turn on the screen and open your Calendar, Contacts, Inbox, or iTask, if you have not changed the default settings to the buttons.

Realign the screen

When you turn on the screen of your iPAQ Pocket PC for the first time, you are guided through the alignment process. Realign your screen if

The iPAQ Pocket PC does not respond accurately to your taps

You performed a hard reset of your iPAQ Pocket PC

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

2. Tap

System.

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3. Tap the

Screen

icon.

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4. Tap the

Align Screen

button.

5. Tap the cross-hair object at each location.

Be precise when you tap the cross-hair object.

6. Tap

OK.

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Open applications

Most applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC are only two taps away from any screen. Open any application on your iPAQ Pocket PC from the

Start

menu.

Open any application by assigning it to an application button.

1. Tap

Start

or the

Microsoft

logo.

2. Tap

Programs.

3. Tap the application title or icon.

Minimize applications

From the application you would like to minimize, tap the

x.

Close applications

Applications should close automatically as you open new applications. However, if your iPAQ Pocket PC is running slowly, you can manually close applications.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

2. Tap

System.

3. Tap

Memory.

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4. Tap

Running Programs.

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5. Tap

Stop All

or select a particular application, then tap

Stop.

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Install applications

You can install applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC from your:

Computer by using Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5

iPAQ Pocket PC if the application file has a .cab extension

iPAQ Pocket PC or your computer by copying an application file that has an .exe or .cef extension

When installing applications, look for the correct version for the iPAQ Pocket PC.

Hint:

Install important applications to the

iPAQ File Store

folder located in the

File Explorer

on your iPAQ Pocket PC.

Applications in

iPAQ File Store

are held in ROM and will not be lost if you perform a hard reset of your iPAQ Pocket PC or if the battery loses its charge.

iPAQ File Store

can store between 5 and

6 MB of information, depending on the model.

1. Follow the instructions in the installation wizard to install applications from your computer.

2. Tap the application file in File Explorer and follow the instructions in the installation wizard to install applications from your iPAQ Pocket PC.

From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs,

then tap

File Explorer

to open File Explorer.

3. Tap the application file to install and move it to the

Programs

folder on your iPAQ Pocket PC.

4. If your application does not run, insert the stylus for 1 second into the

Unit Reset

switch on the bottom of your iPAQ

Pocket PC.

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Set the time for home

When you turn on the screen of your iPAQ Pocket PC for the first time, you are guided through setting the time. You will need to set the time again if

The battery completely discharges

You perform a hard reset of your iPAQ Pocket PC

Hint:

From the

Today

screen, tap the

Clock

icon to set the time.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

2. Tap

System.

3. Tap

Clock.

4. Verify

Home

is selected or Tap

Home.

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5. Tap the

time-zone

down arrow, then select your home time zone.

6. Tap the hour, minutes, or seconds, then use the up and down arrows to adjust the time.

You can adjust the time by moving the hands of the clock with the stylus.

7. Tap

AM

or

PM.

8. Tap

OK.

9. Tap

Yes

to save the time.

Set the time for a location you are visiting

Set the time for a location you are visiting.

Hint:

From the

Today

screen, tap the

Clock

icon to set the time.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

2. Tap

System.

3. Tap

Clock.

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4. Tap

Visiting.

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5. Tap the

time-zone

down arrow, then select the time zone you are visiting.

6. Tap the hour, minutes, or seconds, then use the up and down arrows to adjust the time.

You can adjust the time by moving the hands of the clock with the stylus.

7. Tap

AM

or

PM.

8. Tap

OK.

9. Tap

Yes

to save the time.

Set the date

When you turn on the screen of your iPAQ Pocket PC for the first time, set the date. Set the date again if:

The battery discharges completely

You perform a hard reset of your iPAQ Pocket PC

Hint:

From the

Today

screen, tap the

Clock

icon to set the date.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

2. Tap

System.

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3. Tap

Clock.

4. Tap the date down arrow.

5. Tap the left or right arrow to select a month and year.

6. Tap a day.

7. Tap

OK.

8. Tap

Yes

to save the date.

Customize the application buttons

You can quickly open your Calendar, Contacts, Inbox, or iTask applications by pressing an application button on the front panel of your iPAQ Pocket PC. If you want to open other applications with those buttons, then you must change the default assignments.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

2. Tap

Buttons.

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3. Tap the button you want to change.

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4. Tap the

button-assignment

down arrow.

5. Tap an application.

6. Tap

OK.

Navigate with Voice Commands

Instead of tapping the screen with the stylus, you use IBM

ViaVoice and voice commands spoken into the microphone to:

Hear today’s date and time

Open and close applications

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Navigate through Calendar, Tasks, Inbox, and Contacts

Hear information from Calendar, Tasks, Inbox, and Contacts

Certain commands are always available and called global. Other commands are application specific.

Set up record button

To use IBM ViaVoice, you must first set up the record button.

Once it is set up, press the

record

button and speak the commands into the microphone after the beep.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

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2. Tap

Buttons.

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3. Tap the

Button-assignment

down arrow to select IBM

ViaVoice.

4. Tap

OK.

Use commands

Some voice commands are always available. These include:

What is today’s date?

What time is it?

Go to Contacts (or any application)

What Can I Say?

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To find out what commands are always available, see the list in

What Can I Say?

Other voice commands are only available to specific applications.

1. Press and hold the

Record

button.

2. Wait for the beep and say “What Can I Say?”

3. Release the

Record

button.

4. Double-tap

Global

to see commands that are always available.

a.

Words marked with a circle and slash are not available; you can teach ViaVoice to recognize them.

b.

Words printed in bold are available.

c.

Words that are not bold are not available.

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Use application commands

You can use voice commands to navigate through Contacts,

Calendar, Tasks, and Inbox. These commands include reading:

A contact’s phone number

My very next appointment

Active tasks

New messages

To find out what commands are available in an application, see the list in What Can I Say?

1. Press and hold the

Record

button.

2. Wait for the beep and say “Go to Contacts” or “Go to

Calendar” or “Go to Tasks” or “Go to Inbox.”

3. Release the

Record

button.

4. Double-tap the application name to expand the list of commands available for that application.

a.

Words marked with a circle and slash are not available; you can teach ViaVoice to recognize them.

b.

Words printed in

bold

are available.

c.

Words that are not bold are not available to the open application.

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Teach ViaVoice

For ViaVoice to recognize certain words, you can teach ViaVoice how you pronounce the words. The words you would most likely teach ViaVoice include:

The names of applications you installed on your iPAQ

Pocket PC

Contact names

1. Press and hold the

Record

button.

2. Wait for the beep and say “What Can I Say?”

3. Release the

Record

button.

4. Double-tap the application name to expand the list and see commands in that group.

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a.

Words marked with a circle and slash are not available; you can teach ViaVoice to recognize them.

b.

Words printed in

bold

are available.

c.

Words that are not bold are not available.

5. Tap a word with a circle and slash icon next to it.

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6. Tap the

Record

icon and say the word.

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7. Tap the

Stop

icon.

8. Tap the

Save

icon.

9. Tap

OK.

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Enter Information

You can enter letters, symbols, and numbers on the iPAQ

Pocket PC screen by:

Tapping the Keyboard

Writing with the stylus and using the Letter Recognizer,

Transcriber, or Block Recognizer to create text

Drawing and writing with the stylus

You can tap the keyboard or write with the Letter Recognizer,

Transcriber, or Block Recognizer in any application.You can use the stylus to draw and write on the screen in the Notes application and from any

Notes

tab in the Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks applications.

As you type or write, the iPAQ Pocket PC suggests words for you in a box above the Keyboard, Letter Recognizer, or Block

Recognizer but not in the Transcriber. You can determine when the suggestions occur (for example, decide how many letters you must enter before the Letter Recognizer will make suggestions) and how many words are suggested.

Change word suggestion options

You can determine:

If words are suggested

The number of letters you must enter before a word is suggested

The number of words that are suggested per entry

If you do not want any words suggested, tap the check box next to

“Suggest Words When Entering Text.”

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1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings

.

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2. Tap

Input.

3. Tap

Word Completion.

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4. Determine how many letters you want to type before a suggestion is made, then tap the down arrow associated with letters.

5. Determine how many words you want suggested, then tap the down arrow associated with words.

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6. Tap

OK.

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Type with the On-screen Keyboard

You can enter typed text directly on the screen by tapping letters, numbers, and symbols on the Keyboard.

Hint:

To see the symbols, tap the

123

or

Shift

key.

1. From any application, tap the up arrow next to the

Input

Panel

icon.

2. Tap

Keyboard

to display a keyboard on the screen.

3. Tap a letter, symbol, or number to enter information.

4. Tap

OK.

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Write with the stylus and the Letter Recognizer

You can write letters, numbers, and symbols on the screen using the stylus and the Letter Recognizer. You create words and sentences by writing in upper case (ABC), lower case (abc), and symbols (123) in specific areas.

1. From any application, tap the up arrow next to the

Input

Panel

button.

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2. Tap

Letter Recognizer.

3. Write a letter or symbol between the dashed line and baseline.

a.

Write a letter between the hatch marks labeled

ABC

to display in upper case.

b.

Write a letter between the hatch marks labeled

abc

to display in lower case

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c.

Write a number or symbol between the hatch marks labeled

123

.

Hint:

You should write characters between the dashed line and baseline for the character recognizer to work effectively. If you are writing a letter like “p,” write the top portion within the dashed line and baseline, and the tail portion below the baseline.

If you writing a letter like “b,” write the bottom portion within the dashed line and baseline, and the top portion above the dashed line.

4. What you write will be converted to text.

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Write with the stylus and the Transcriber

You can write words, letters, numbers, and symbols anywhere on the screen using the stylus and Transcriber.

1. From any application, tap the up arrow next to the

Input

Panel

button.

2. Tap

Transcriber.

3. Write on the screen.

4. What you write will be converted to text.

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Write with the stylus and Block Recognizer

You can write letters, numbers, and symbols using the stylus and

Block Recognizer. You create words and sentences by writing letters and numbers in specific areas.

1. From any application, tap the up arrow next to the

Input

Panel

button.

2. Tap

Block Recognizer.

3. Write a word, letter, or symbol between the hatch marks.

a.

Write a letter between the hatch marks labeled “abc” to type text.

b.

Write a number or symbol between the hatch marks labeled “123” to type numbers or symbols.

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4. What you write will be converted to text.

Draw and write on the screen

Use the stylus as a pen to draw and write on the screen in the

Notes application or from the

Notes

tab in Calendar, Contacts, or Tasks.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Notes.

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2. Tap

New.

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Otherwise, tap the

Notes

tab in Calendar, Contacts, or Tasks, then tap the

Pen

icon.

3. Draw and write on the screen.

4. Tap the

Pen

icon.

5. Tap

OK.

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Convert writing to text

Convert your writing to text when you write with the pen in the

Notes application or from the Notes tab in:

Calendar

Contacts

Tasks

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Notes.

Otherwise, tap the

Notes

tab in Calendar, Contacts, or Tasks.

2. Tap a note to open it.

3. Tap

Tools.

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Your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series lets you communicate in many ways:

Connect to a computer

Connect to the Internet or your network

Communicate with other devices

Create and organize contacts

Use the e-mail Inbox

Record messages with the microphone

Take notes

Connect to a Computer

You connect your iPAQ Pocket PC to your computer using

Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 and either a USB or serial cable and a cradle or an infrared connection.

With Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5, you can

Synchronize information manually or automatically with applications on your computer

Synchronize information on your server while connected to your computer

Move files to and from your computer

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Install applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC

Back up and restore information using the Microsoft

ActiveSync 3.5 Backup/Restore utility

Sync with computer

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CAUTION:

For synchronization to work properly, install Microsoft

ActiveSync 3.5 before you connect your iPAQ Pocket PC to your computer.

During installation, you can

Create partnerships, which allow you to synchronize information with multiple computers

Select the information to synchronize with your iPAQ

Pocket PC (for example, Contacts, Calendar, Inbox, Tasks,

Favorites, Files, Notes, and AvantGo)

Hint:

If you have selected to synchronize files, you should drag and drop the selected files from your computer to the synchronized folder for your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC on your desktop. If you named your Pocket PC, PC1, when you created your partnership, then the synchronized folder is named “PC1.”

When you synchronize, the files move to your iPAQ Pocket PC.

1. Insert the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC Companion CD into your computer.

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2. Follow the instructions in the installation wizard. For more help, click the ActiveSync

Help

button during installation.

The information you selected will automatically synchronize when your installation is complete.

Use the serial infrared (IR) connection

After setting up a connection with a USB or serial cable and a cradle, synchronize your iPAQ Pocket PC and your computer using an infrared connection if you have an infrared port or an infrared USB adapter installed on your computer. The infrared connection option works only on computers that have

Windows 98, Me or 2000 operating systems installed.

1. “Sync with computer” using a USB or serial cable and a

cradle.

2. Follow your computer manufacturer’s instructions to install and set up an infrared port.

3. Place your iPAQ Pocket PC and the infrared port so they are unobstructed and within 12 inches of each other.

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4. From the

Start

menu, tap

ActiveSync.

5. Tap

Tools.

6. Tap

Connect via IR.

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7. From your computer, open Microsoft ActiveSync.

From the

Start

menu, click

Programs,

then click

Microsoft ActiveSync.

8. From the

File

menu, select

Connection Settings.

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9. Click “Allow serial cable or infrared connection to this

COM port.”

10. Click the down arrow and choose

Infrared Port (IR).

11. Align the IR ports to establish a connection.

12. Move the devices away from each other to disconnect.

Change synchronization settings

You can change your synchronization settings for Microsoft

ActiveSync 3.5 to:

Change when your iPAQ Pocket PC synchronizes with your computer

Change when your iPAQ Pocket PC synchronizes with your server

Change the type of connection from your iPAQ Pocket PC to your computer (for example, serial, USB, or infrared connections)

Select the files and information to synchronize with your computer

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Select the files and information you do not want to synchronize with your computer (for example, e-mail attachments)

Determine how conflicts between information on your iPAQ Pocket PC and information on your computer are handled

1. From your computer, open Microsoft ActiveSync.

From the

Start

menu, click

Programs,

then click

Microsoft ActiveSync.

2. From the

Tools

menu, click

Options.

a.

On the

Sync Options

tab, select the files and information to synchronize with your computer.

b.

On the

Sync Mode

tab, select when your iPAQ Pocket PC synchronizes with your computer.

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c.

On the

Rules

tab, determine how conflicts between information on your iPAQ Pocket PC and information on your computer are handled.

3. From the

File

menu, click

Connection Settings.

Select the type of connection that will be allowed between the iPAQ

Pocket PC and computer.

Move files

If you have not selected to synchronize files, move files to and from your computer using

Explore

in ActiveSync 3.5 and

Windows Explorer.

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Hint:

You should move important information to the

iPAQ File

Store

folder located in the

File Explorer

on your iPAQ

Pocket PC. Information in

iPAQ File Store

is held in ROM and will not be lost if you perform a hard reset of your iPAQ

Pocket PC or if the battery loses its charge.

iPAQ File Store

can store between 5 and 6 MB of information, depending on the model.

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CAUTION:

You should move your files directly into My Documents or into a folder inside your My Documents folder, so the applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC can find your files.

1. From your computer, open Microsoft ActiveSync.

From the

Start

menu, click

Programs,

then click

Microsoft ActiveSync

.

2. Click

Explore.

3. Double-click to open your synchronized Pocket PC.

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4. Right-click the

Start

menu, then select

Explore.

5. Drag and drop your files between your Pocket PC and

Windows Explorer. ActiveSync 3.5 converts the files, so that they can be used by the Pocket Office applications if necessary.

Back up/restore using Active Sync 3.5

You should back up information to your computer and restore information from your computer to your iPAQ Pocket PC to help reduce the chance of losing information.

Restoring your information replaces the current information on your iPAQ Pocket PC with the information saved in your backup.

Close all applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC before restoring your information.

1. Make sure your iPAQ Pocket PC is connected to your computer.

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2. From your computer, open Microsoft ActiveSync.

From the

Start

menu, click

Programs,

then click

Microsoft ActiveSync.

3. From the

Tools

menu, click

Backup/Restore.

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4. Click the

Backup

or

Restore

tab, then select your options.

5. Click

Backup Now

or

Restore Now.

Connect to the Internet or your Network

To send and receive e-mail with Inbox and view Web sites with

Pocket Internet Explorer, you must set up a remote connection using a modem card or an Ethernet/LAN card.

To disconnect, remove the card from your iPAQ Pocket PC.

Use a modem card

To connect to the Internet with a modem card, you need a phone line, a dial-up Internet Service Provider, and an optional

Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack, Expansion

Pack Plus, or CompactFlash (CF) Card Expansion Pack.

Insert your modem card before trying to set up a modem connection.

1. Insert your modem card into your Single-Slot or Dual-Slot

PC Card Expansion Pack, Expansion Pack Plus, or

CompactFlash (CF) Card Expansion Pack.

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a.

Most of the popular modem card drivers are included on your iPAQ Pocket PC, so your modem card should be recognized.

b.

If your modem card is not recognized, follow your modem manufacturer’s instructions to install the modem card driver on your computer.

2. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

3. Tap the

Connections

tab.

4. Tap the

Connections

icon.

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5. Make sure

Internet Settings

is selected.

6. Tap

Modify.

7. Tap

New.

8. Enter a name for the connection, select the modem type, then select the correct baud rate for that modem.

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9. If you need to enter the TCP/IP settings, tap

Advanced,

then tap

TCP/IP.

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10. Select “Use specific IP address.”

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11. Enter your IP address.

12. Tap

OK.

13. Tap

Next.

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14. Enter the phone number for your Internet Service Provider, then tap

Next.

15. Tap

Finish

to set up the modem connection.

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16. Tap

OK

to return to the

Connections

window.

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17. Tap

OK

to return to

Settings

.

Use an Ethernet/LAN card

To connect to the Internet or to your network using an

Ethernet/LAN card, you need:

A computer with an Ethernet card

A computer set up for TCP/IP and a client for Microsoft

Networks

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An Ethernet hub or a crossover cable to plug in your iPAQ Pocket PC

A Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack or a

CompactFlash (CF) Card Expansion Pack

1. Insert your Ethernet/LAN card into your iPAQ Pocket PC.

If your Ethernet/LAN card is not recognized, follow your

Ethernet card manufacturer’s instructions to install the

Ethernet card driver.

2. Do one of the following:

If you are using a DHCP server, the network settings should be entered for you automatically.

If you are not using a DHCP server, enter your network settings.

a.

From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

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b.

Tap the

Connections

tab, then tap

Network Adapters.

c.

Tap the name of your Ethernet driver, then tap the

Properties

button.

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d. Tap the

Name Servers

tab.

e.

Enter the server information.

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f.

Tap

OK

to save the server information.

g. Tap

OK

to save the network settings.

h. Tap

OK

to return to the

Connections

screen.

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Synchronize links

You can synchronize links to Web sites from your Favorites list on your computer to view them offline with Pocket Internet

Explorer.

1. From the

Start

menu on your computer, click

Programs.

2. Click

Internet Explorer.

3. Click

Favorites

to see the list of links to your favorite

Web sites.

4. To save a Web site link to Mobile Favorites, open the Web site, then click

Create Mobile Favorite.

If you have selected Favorite as information to be synchronized and you are connected, ActiveSync 3.5 begins synchronizing with your iPAQ Pocket PC once you add a link to Mobile Favorites.

5. Follow the instructions in Synchronize information to manually synchronize your favorite links.

Enter an Internet address (URL)

With Pocket Internet Explorer and a connection to the Internet, you can view Web sites on your iPAQ Pocket PC by typing a

URL in the

Address

bar.

Web sites that use HTML 4.0, DHTML, animated GIF images, and Java applets may not work correctly in Pocket Internet

Explorer.

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1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Internet Explorer.

2. Tap

View,

then

Address Bar

.

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3. Enter the address (URL) in the

Address

bar.

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4. Tap the

Go

icon.

Select from a favorites list

With Pocket Internet Explorer and a connection to the Internet, you can view Web sites on your iPAQ Pocket PC by selecting a

Web site from your

Favorites

list.

Web sites that use HTML 4.0, DHTML, animated GIF images, and Java applets may not work correctly in Pocket Internet

Explorer.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Internet Explorer.

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2. Tap the

Favorites

icon and the Web site you want to view.

Work with Contacts

You can enter and view information about friends, family members, or business associates in the Contacts application.

You can:

Create a contact

View and edit a contact

Categorize your contacts

Delete a contact

Hint:

Press the Contact application button to navigate quickly to

Contacts.

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Create a contact

You can create a contact from the

Start

menu or

Today

screen.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Contacts.

2. Tap

New

to create a new contact.

3. Tap any item and enter information.

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Scroll down to see more fields.

4. Tap the down arrow next to any item and enter additional details about the item.

a.

For example, tap the

Name

down arrow to enter the contact’s title, first, middle, and last name, and suffix.

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b.

Tap anywhere outside the box to stop entering details.

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5. Tap

OK

to save the contact information and return to the list of contacts.

View a list of contacts

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Contacts

to display a list of your contacts from the last category selected.

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2. Tap the down arrow next to the category name to see the list of categories.

3. Tap a category name to see a list of contacts placed in that category.

4. Tap a contact’s name.

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Edit contact information

1. Tap a contact’s name.

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2. Tap

Edit

to see the contact information.

3. Edit the contact information.

4. Tap

OK

to save the contact information and return to the list of contacts.

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Categorize contacts

You can use categories to filter your list of contacts. This helps you view and edit your contact information.

Hint:

After you create a new category, assign a contact to that category, so the category displays in the list of categories.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Contacts.

2. Tap a contact’s name.

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3. Tap

Edit

to see the contact information.

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4. Tap the

Categories

field to see a list of available categories.

You may have to scroll down to see the

Categories

field.

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5. Tap the

Add

/

Delete

tab to create a category.

6. Enter the name of the new category, then tap

Add.

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7. Tap

OK

to place your contact in the category.

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8. Tap the

Categories

field again to place your contact in additional categories.

9. Tap additional category names to select them, then tap

OK

to list the categories you selected in the

Categories

field.

10. Tap

OK

to save the category information and return to the list of contacts.

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Delete contacts

Ä

CAUTION:

If you delete a contact on your iPAQ Pocket PC and synchronize Contacts with your computer, you also delete the contact in Outlook on your computer.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Contacts

to see a list of your contacts from the last category selected.

2. Tap the down arrow next to the category name to see a list of categories.

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3. Tap a category name to see a list of contacts placed in that category.

4. Tap and hold a contact’s name to see a popup menu.

5. Tap

Delete Contact

to remove the contact from the list.

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6. Tap

Yes

to delete the contact permanently.

Use the Inbox

Send and receive e-mail by synchronizing your iPAQ Pocket PC with your computer using Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 or connecting to the Internet or your network through an e-mail service.

Use the ActiveSync 3.5 to send and receive e-mail through

ActiveSync 3.5. You see the name of the folder you are using at the bottom of the screen. If you are using an e-mail service, use that folder to send and receive e-mail.

The Inbox on your iPAQ Pocket PC is similar to the Inbox on your computer. E-mail is saved in five default folders:

Inbox

Outbox

Deleted Items

Drafts

Sent Items

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Set up e-mail

If you are using an Internet or network connection, you must set up an e-mail service.

If you are using Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 to send and receive e-mail, you do not need to set up an e-mail service.

Use the Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 folder to send and receive e-mail through Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5. You see the name of the folder you are using at the bottom of the screen. If you are using an e-mail service, use that folder to send and receive e-mail.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Inbox.

2. Tap

Services.

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3. Tap

New Service...

4. Enter e-mail address information in the next five screens, then tap

Next

when finished with each one.

Tap the

question mark

icon for help on each screen.

Create/send e-mail

You can create e-mail from the

Inbox

or

Today

screen.

If you want to create and send e-mail through an e-mail service, tap

Services

in the

Inbox,

then select the e-mail service you want to use.

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Use the ActiveSync 3.5 folder to send and receive e-mail through

ActiveSync 3.5. You see the name of the folder you are using at the bottom of the screen. If you are using an e-mail service, use that folder to send and receive e-mail.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Inbox.

2. Tap

New

to write a new e-mail.

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3. Tap

Send

to place the e-mail in the

Outbox.

The e-mail is sent when you synchronize or it is sent automatically if you are connected to the Internet or your network through an e-mail service.

4. If you do not want to send your e-mail yet, tap

OK

to leave your e-mail in the

Drafts

folder.

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Add an attachment

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Inbox

.

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2. Tap

New

to write a new e-mail.

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3. Tap

Edit

.

4. Tap

Add Attachment

to see all folders in My Documents.

5. Tap the file you want to attach.

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See the file name you selected below the body of the e-mail.

Receive e-mail

Receive e-mail by synchronizing your iPAQ Pocket PC Inbox with your computer using ActiveSync 3.5 or connecting to the

Internet or your network through an e-mail service.

Use the ActiveSync folder to send and receive e-mail through

ActiveSync 3.5. You see the name of the folder you are using at the bottom of the screen. If you are using an e-mail service, use that folder to send and receive e-mail.

If you are using ActiveSync 3.5, you can synchronize your personal folders from Outlook on your computer with

Inbox

on your iPAQ Pocket PC.

You do not receive e-mail attachments by default. You can select this option in ActiveSync.

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1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Inbox.

2. Tap

Services

.

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3. Tap the e-mail service you want to use.

4. If you have not set up an e-mail service, synchronize your iPAQ Pocket PC with your computer.

a.

From the

Start

menu, click

Programs

then click

ActiveSync.

b.

Click

Sync.

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Open e-mail

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Inbox.

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2. Tap the down arrow next to

Inbox

to see a list of your folders.

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3. Tap the folder where you have saved the e-mail.

4. Tap the e-mail to open it.

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Delete e-mail

When you delete e-mail, it is placed in the

Deleted Items

folder, but the e-mail is not permanently deleted until you tap

Empty

Deleted Items

from the

Tools

menu.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Inbox.

2. Tap the folder where you have saved the e-mail.

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3. Tap and hold the e-mail you want to delete.

4. Tap

Delete

to move the e-mail to the

Deleted Items

folder.

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5. Tap

Tools,

then

Empty Deleted Items

to permanently delete the e-mail.

Move e-mail

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Inbox.

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2. Tap the folder where you have saved the e-mail.

3. Tap and hold the e-mail you want to move.

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4. Tap

Move To.

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5. Tap the folder where you want to move the e-mail to.

6. Tap

OK

to move the e-mail.

Open folder

If you are using ActiveSync 3.5, open the default folders or open your personal folders that you have synchronized from Outlook on your computer with the Inbox on your iPAQ Pocket PC.

If you are using an e-mail service, open the default folders or open any folder that you have created.

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1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Inbox.

2. Tap the down arrow next to

Inbox

to see a list of your folders.

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3. Tap a folder to see the e-mail in that folder.

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Manage folders

You can use folders to organize your e-mail if you are using an e-mail service. You can create additional folders that you can rename or delete.

If you are using ActiveSync 3.5, you

cannot

create additional folders in the Inbox. However, you can synchronize your personal folders from Outlook on your computer with Inbox on your iPAQ

Pocket PC. You

cannot

rename or delete these folders in Inbox.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Inbox

.

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2. Tap

Services

.

3. Tap the e-mail service you want to use.

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4. Tap

Tools

.

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5. Tap

Manage Folders...

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6. Tap

New

to create a new folder.

7. Tap

Rename

to rename a folder.

8. Tap

Remove Folder

to delete a folder you created.

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9. Tap

Yes

to permanently delete the folder.

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Record Voice

You can record your voice or any other sound as a note within the

Calendar, Contacts, Notes, and Tasks applications. In the Notes application, you can create stand-alone recordings, which are stored as separate .wav files in File Explorer.

Hint:

To quickly make a recording, press the

Record

button.

lMake a recording

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Notes.

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2. Tap the

cassette tape

icon to see the recording controls.

3. Tap the

Record

icon to start recording.

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4. Position the microphone to record your voice or other sound.

5. Tap the

Stop

icon to finish recording. You will see the

Speaker

icon in the upper left corner of the screen.

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Listen to a recording

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Notes.

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2. Tap the

Note

icon.

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3. Tap the

Speaker

icon to listen to a recording.

Take Notes

You can take notes in the Calendar, Contacts, Notes, and Tasks applications. You can type, write, or draw in your note. In the

Notes application, you can create a blank note or a note based on a template.

You can create a note from the

Start

menu or

Today

screen.

Create a note

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Notes.

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2. Tap

New.

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3. Tap anywhere and enter your note.

4. Tap

OK

to save your note and place it in the list of notes.

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Scheduling

Your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series helps you keep track of your schedule in many ways. You can:

See information at a glance on the Today screen

Set appointments and create reminders with the Calendar

Create a task list

Use the Today Screen

You see the

Today

screen when you first turn on your iPAQ

Pocket PC. Use the

Today

screen to view your:

Owner information

Upcoming appointments

Unread and unsent messages

Tasks that need to be completed

Create information

From the

Today

screen, create new information, including:

Appointments

Contacts

E-mail

Excel Workbook Information

Notes

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Tasks

Word documents

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Today.

2. Tap

New.

3. Tap an option to create a new item.

4. Tap

OK

when finished creating new item.

Change information

From the Today screen, you can change:

Owner information

Upcoming appointments

Unread and unsent messages

Tasks that need to be completed

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For more information on changing these items, see the appropriate instructions for each task in this guide. For example,

to create a new appointment, see the “Schedule appointments”

later in this guide.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Today.

2. Tap the information you want to change.

3. Enter or change the information.

4. Tap

OK

to save changes and return to the

Today

screen.

Change Settings

From the

Today Settings

screen, you can:

Add a picture as the background

Select the information you see

Set the order of the information

Decide when to see the

Today

screen

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Settings.

2. Tap

Today.

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3. Select “Use this picture as the background” check box.

4. Tap

Browse

to select a picture from File Explorer.

5. Tap the

Items

tab to select or reorder the information on the

Today

screen.

6. Tap an item to highlight it.

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7. Tap

Move Up

or

Move Down

to change the order of items on the

Today

screen.

You cannot change the placement of the screen.

Date

on the

Today

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8. Tap the down arrow associated with “Display Today screen if device is not used for...hours” check box to determine how many hours must pass before the

Today

screen displays.

9. Tap

OK.

Customize the Today Screen with

Dashboard

You can use Dashboard to customize the

Today

screen. You can:

View information on the Today screen for your Calendar,

Inbox, Tasks, or Contacts

See appointments for other dates

Change the font size

Open the Calendar, Inbox, Tasks, and Contacts applications from the Today screen

Open other applications you have installed from the Today screen

Customize the background and icons on the

Customize the information displayed on the your Calendar, Inbox, Tasks, and Contacts

Today

Today

screen

screen for

To use the Dashboard, you must install it from the

Companion CD.

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View information

You can view Calendar, Inbox, Tasks, or Contact information on the

Today

screen by tapping the appropriate icon.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Today.

2. Tap the appropriate icon to view your Calendar, Inbox, Tasks, or Contacts information on the

Today

screen.

Change view

You can change the Calendar, Inbox, Tasks, and Contacts information on the

Today

screen and choose, for example, to:

Enable an automatic refresh of your calendar and task information

Show from and size information about your e-mail

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1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Today

.

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2. Tap the

Options

icon.

3. Tap the

Agenda

, e-

mail

,

Tasks

, or

My Dash

tab.

4. Tap the left and right arrows to scroll through the tabs.

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5. Tap

Show Options

and select your options.

6. Tap

OK

to save changes.

Change font size

You can change the size of the font used on the screen.

To increase the font size, tap the

Font

icon twice. If you tap the

Font icon a third time, the font returns to the original size.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Today.

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2. Tap the

Font

icon to change the font size.

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See appointments

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Today.

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2. Tap the

Calendar

icon to view information for your

Calendar.

3. Tap the left and right arrows next to the

Clock

icon to see other dates.

Open applications

You can open the Calendar, Inbox, Tasks, or Contacts applications by tapping the

Quick Launch

icon.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Today.

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2. Tap the appropriate icon to view your Calendar, Inbox, Tasks, or Contacts information on the

Today

screen.

3. Tap the

Quick Launch

icon to open that application.

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Add applications to Launcher

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Today.

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2. Tap the

Launcher

icon.

3. Tap and hold below the

Launcher

bar to see a pop-up menu.

4. Tap

New.

5. Select the application to add to

Launcher.

6. Tap

OK.

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Open Launcher applications

You can open other applications you have installed from the

Today

screen by tapping the

Launcher

icon.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Today.

2. Tap the

Launcher

icon.

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3. Tap the

Launcher

down arrow.

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4. Tap

Programs

or

Games.

5. Tap the application you want to open.

Change background/icons

You can change the background and icons (the “skin”) of the

Today

screen.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Today.

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2. Tap the

Options

icon.

3. Tap the

Skins

tab.

You can use the left and right arrows to scroll through the tabs.

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4. Tap the

Skin

down arrow to select the backgrounds and icons to use for the

Today

screen.

5. Tap

OK.

Use the Calendar

You can use the Calendar to schedule appointments and set reminders. You can view your calendar by

Agenda

Day

Week

Month

Year

You should keep the amount of information in your appointments small in order to conserve memory.

Hint:

Press the

Calendar

application button on the

Today

screen to navigate quickly to Calendar.

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Look at the calendar

By default, the Calendar first appears in the

Agenda

view. The

Agenda

view provides the most detail about your appointments.

From the

Start

menu, tap

Calendar

to view your appointments.

Change the calendar view

By default, the Calendar first appears in the

Agenda

view, which provides the most detail about your appointment. You can also view your calendar by:

Day

Week

Month

Year

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Calendar.

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2. Tap the

Agenda, Day, Week, Month,

or

Year

icon to see your calendar in that view.

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Customize the calendar appearance

You can change the appearance of your calendar by setting the 1st day of the week, deciding how many days in a week you want to view, showing the number of weeks and the half-hour time slots, deciding to use a large font, and deciding to set reminders for new items. You can also display several icons that give visual information about your appointments, including:

Reminder

Recurs

Note

Location

Attendees

Private

You can determine whether to send meeting requests through

ActiveSync 3.5 or an e-mail service.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Calendar.

2. Tap

Tools.

3. Tap

Options.

4. Select the calendar options.

5. Tap

OK.

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Schedule appointments

You should keep the amount of information in your appointments small to conserve memory.

Hint:

You can schedule an appointment and set a reminder from the

Today

screen.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Calendar.

2. Tap

New

to schedule an appointment.

3. Enter a subject or select from the

Subject

drop-down list.

4. Tap any item to enter additional information.

5. Tap

OK

to schedule the appointment.

Create reminders

You can create a reminder when you are scheduling an appointment or you can do it at a later date.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Calendar.

2. Tap an appointment.

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3. Tap

Edit.

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4. Tap the second

Reminder

field to select the time interval between reminders.The default is 15 minutes.

Delete appointments

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Calendar.

2. Tap an appointment.

3. Tap

Tools.

4. Tap

Delete Appointment.

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Categorize appointments

You can use categories to filter the appointments in your calendar.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Calendar.

2. Tap an appointment.

3. Tap

Edit.

4. Tap the

Categories

field to see a list of available categories.

5. Tap

Add/Delete

to create a category.

6. Enter the name of the new category.

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7. Tap

Add.

8. Tap

OK

to place your appointment in the category.

9. Tap the

Categories

field to place your appointment in more categories.

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10. Tap additional category names to select them.

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11. Tap

OK

to list the categories you selected in the

Categories

field.

12. Tap

OK

to save the category information and return to the

Calendar

screen.

Request meetings

You can schedule a meeting and send a meeting request through

ActiveSync 3.5 or an e-mail service.

You must enter contacts with e-mail addresses in the Contacts application and set up the Inbox application to send and receive e-mail before you can send a meeting request.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Calendar.

2. Tap

Tools.

3. Tap

Options.

4. Tap the “Send meeting requests via” down arrow.

5. Tap the e-mail service you want to use to send a meeting request, then tap

OK.

6. Tap

New

to create a new appointment.

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7. Enter the information.

8. Tap the

Attendees

field.

9. Tap the contacts you want to invite to the meeting.

10. Tap

OK

to add the attendees.

11. Tap

OK

to schedule the meeting.

12. Tap

Yes

to inform attendees about the meeting.

Use Tasks

You use Tasks to:

Create new tasks

Set a reminder for a task

Delete a task

Sort your task list by category, status, priority, subject, start date, and due date

Create a task

You can create a task from the

Today

screen.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Tasks.

2. Tap

New

to create a new task.

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3. Enter a subject or select from the

Subject

drop-down list.

4. Tap any item to enter additional information.

5. Tap

Due

to add a due date for the task.

6. Tap

Reminder,

then select “Remind me.”

7. Tap the date to select when you want to be reminded.

8. Tap

OK

to set the reminder and create the task.

Create a task quickly

You can create a task quickly by customizing Tasks, so you see an

Entry Bar

at the top of the

Tasks

screen.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Tasks.

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2. Tap

Tools.

3. Tap

Entry Bar.

4. Enter the subject.

5. Set a priority: a.

For high priority, tap the

exclamation point.

b.

For low priority tap the

down arrow

icon.

c.

For normal priority, do not tap an icon.

6. Tap outside the

Entry Bar

to add the task to your task list.

Delete a task

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Tasks.

2. Tap the task you want to delete.

3. Tap

Tools.

4. Tap

Delete Task.

5. Tap

Yes

to permanently delete the task.

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Sort tasks

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Tasks.

Scheduling

2. Tap the down arrow at the top left of the screen to sort the task list by category.

3. Select a category.

4. Tap the down arrow at the top right of the screen to sort the task list by status, priority, subject, start date, or due date.

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Scheduling

5. Select a sort option.

Change appearance of tasks

You can change the appearance of Tasks to use a large font, show the start and end dates, and set reminders for new items.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Tasks.

2. Tap

Tools.

3. Tap

Options.

4. Select the

Tasks

options.

5. Tap

OK.

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Using Software

You can use the applications on your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC

H3800 Series to:

Open or create Word documents

Open or create Excel workbooks

Read eBooks with Microsoft Reader

Use Pocket Word

You can create new Word documents from your iPAQ Pocket PC or synchronize existing Word documents from your computer to your iPAQ Pocket PC.

Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 converts Word documents into the

Pocket Word format and changes the .doc extension to a .psw extension.

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CAUTION:

Because ActiveSync 3.5 converts Word documents into the Pocket Word format, you may lose some formatting from the original Word document. Some formatting information (for example, the margins and the paper size) may be restored when the Pocket

Word documents are synchronized with your computer and converted back to the Word format.

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Pocket Word does not support:

Columns

Numbered lists

Headers and footers

Footnotes

Style sheets

Open a Word document

Using ActiveSync 3.5, you can move existing Word documents to your iPAQ Pocket PC, convert them automatically to the

Pocket Word format, and open them. Pocket Word recognizes and displays documents in one folder below My Documents.

For example, if you created another folder in the Personal folder in My Documents, the documents in that folder will not be shown.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs.

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2. Tap

Pocket Word.

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3. Tap a document to open it.

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Create

You can create a new document from the

Today

screen.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs.

2. Tap

Pocket Word.

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3. Tap

New

to create a new document.

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4. Tap

View,

then tap

Toolbar

to format text.

5. Tap

OK

to close and save the document.

The document is automatically saved as a Pocket Word

Document with the first few words of your text as its name.

You may want to rename it.

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Hint:

You should save important documents in the

iPAQ File

Store

folder located in the File Explorer on your iPAQ

Pocket PC. Documents in the

iPAQ File Store

are held in ROM and will not be lost if you perform a hard reset of your iPAQ

Pocket PC or if the battery loses its charge. The

iPAQ File Store

can store between 5 and 6 MB of information, depending on the model.

Change the Pocket Word options

You can select:

A default template

Whether documents are stored in main memory or on a memory card

Which types of documents are displayed in the list view

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs

.

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2. Tap

Pocket Word.

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3. Tap

Tools.

4. Tap

Options.

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5. Tap the

Default template

down arrow to select a default template.

6. Tap the

Save to

down arrow to store documents in main memory or on a memory card.

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7. Tap the

Display in list view

down arrow to select which types of documents to display in the list view.

8. Tap

OK

to save the options.

Find more help for Pocket Word

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Help.

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2. Tap

Pocket Word.

Use Pocket Excel

You can create Excel workbooks from your iPAQ Pocket PC or synchronize existing Excel workbooks from your computer to your iPAQ Pocket PC. ActiveSync 3.5 converts Excel workbooks into the Pocket Excel format and changes the .xls extension to a .pxl extension.

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CAUTION:

Because ActiveSync 3.5 converts Excel workbooks into the Pocket Excel format, you may lose some formatting from the original Excel workbook.

Pocket Excel does not support:

Data validation

Cell notes

Add-ins

Protection

Scenarios

Object charts

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Vertical alignment

Text boxes

Embedded OLE objects

Hyperlinks

Open

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CAUTION:

Pocket Excel only recognizes and displays documents in one folder below My Documents. For example, if you created another folder in the Personal folder in My Documents, the documents in that folder will not be shown.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs.

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2. Tap

Pocket Excel.

3. Tap a workbook to open.

Create a Workbook

You can create a new workbook from the

Today

screen.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs.

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2. Tap

Pocket Excel

.

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3. Tap

New

to create a new workbook.

4. Tap

OK

to close and save the workbook.

The workbook is automatically saved as a Pocket Excel workbook named Book1. Depending on how many workbooks you have created since opening Pocket Excel, you may want to rename it.

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Hint:

You should save important workbooks in the

iPAQ File

Store

folder located in File Explorer on your iPAQ Pocket PC.

Workbooks in the

iPAQ File Store

are held in ROM and will not be lost if you perform a hard reset of your iPAQ Pocket PC or if the battery loses its charge. The

iPAQ File Store

can store between 5 and 6 MB of information, depending on the model.

Options

You can change options to select:

A template for new workbooks

Whether workbooks are stored in main memory or on a memory card

Which types of workbooks are displayed in the list view

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs

.

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2. Tap

Pocket Excel

.

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3. Tap

Tools.

4. Tap

Options

.

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5. Tap the

Template for new workbook

down arrow to select a template.

6. Tap the

Save new workbooks to

down arrow to store workbooks in main memory or on a memory card.

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7. Tap the

Files to display in list view

down arrow to select which workbooks are displayed in the list view.

8. Tap

OK

to save the options.

Help

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Help.

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2. Tap

Pocket Excel

.

Use Microsoft Reader

Use Microsoft Reader to read and listen to eBooks. You may need to activate Microsoft Reader before you can copy protected eBooks from the Internet. To activate your reader, you must have a Hotmail, MSN, or Passport account.

The Microsoft Reader may not be available in your country.

A detailed eBook guide is available, in some countries, on the

CD, and you can also copy it to your iPAQ Pocket PC.

Activate

You must activate the Microsoft Reader to copy protected eBooks.

1. Connect your iPAQ Pocket PC to your computer.

2. Open

Internet Explorer

on your computer.

3. Go to http://das.microsoft.com/activate.

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Copy

You can copy eBooks from any eBook retailer to your iPAQ Pocket PC.

1. Connect your iPAQ Pocket PC to your computer.

2. Go to any eBook retailer’s Web site and follow the directions for downloading or installing files to your iPAQ Pocket PC.

Hint:

You should copy important eBooks to the

iPAQ File Store

folder located in File Explorer on your iPAQ Pocket PC. eBooks in the

iPAQ File Store

are held in ROM and will not be lost if you perform a hard reset of your iPAQ Pocket PC or if the battery loses its charge. The

iPAQ File Store

can store between 5 and 6

MB of information, depending on the model.

Delete

You can delete an eBook from your iPAQ Pocket PC library. If your eBook is stored on your computer, you can copy it again to your iPAQ Pocket PC.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs

.

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2. Tap

Microsoft Reader

.

3. Tap and hold the title of your eBook.

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4. Tap

Delete

.

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5. Tap

Yes

.

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Read an eBook

Read your eBook from start to finish or select specific topics. If you close your eBook and later want to open it, your ebook will open on the last page you read.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs.

2. Tap

Microsoft Reader.

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3. Tap the title of your eBook.

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4. Tap the page number or left and right arrows to move backward and forward in the book.

Hint:

To jump to a topic, tap a link. Links can occur throughout the text or table of contents. To return from a link, tap the title of the eBook, then tap

Return.

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Listen to an eBook

You can listen to an Audible eBook on your iPAQ Pocket PC. For more information on buying and listening to Audible eBooks, go to http://www.audible.com.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs.

2. Tap

Microsoft Reader.

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3. Tap the title.

4. Tap

Play

to listen to the book.

5. Tap

Stop

to quit listening to the book.

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Annotate your eBook

Annotate your eBook text by:

Creating Bookmarks

Highlighting Words Or Phrases

Attaching Notes

Creating drawings

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs.

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2. Tap

Microsoft Reader.

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3. Tap the title.

4. Highlight and hold the text where you want to create a bookmark, highlight, attach a note, or create a drawing.

5. Tap

Add Bookmark, Add Highlight, Add Text Note,

or

Add Drawing

from the pop-up menu.

Change the Microsoft Reader options

Customize Microsoft Reader to meet your individual needs.

Choose to see visual guides, allow annotations (bookmarks, text notes, drawings, or highlights), or adjust the size of the font.

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1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs.

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2. Tap

Microsoft Reader.

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3. Tap

Settings.

4. Tap the

Visual Guides

option.

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5. Tap

Page 1.

6. Select the

Annotations

options.

7. Tap

Page 2.

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8. Tap and drag the cursor along the ruler to adjust the font size.

9. Tap

Library

to return to the list of eBooks.

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Expansion Packs

If you would like to increase the storage and connectivity of your

Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series, use the optional:

Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack

CompactFlash Card Expansion Pack

Expansion Pack Plus

For more information go to Compaq web site

(www.compaq.com) or see the

Accessories Information

brochure.

Also, if you would like to increase the memory of your iPAQ

Pocket PC without purchasing an expansion pack, install an optional Secure Digital (SD) card into the SD memory slot.

Use the Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card

Expansion Pack

You can use the optional Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card

Expansion Pack to:

Create dial-up and wireless connections with optional cards

Expand memory with optional cards

Attach options

Hold two Type II cards or one Type III card (Dual-Slot PC

Card Expansion Pack only)

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CAUTION:

You cannot install CompactFlash (CF) cards into the

Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack unless you have a PC adapter. Otherwise, install CompactFlash cards only into the

CF Card Expansion Pack.

Install the expansion pack

1. Slide the iPAQ Pocket PC into the expansion pack until it snaps into place.

2. Push firmly to attach the iPAQ Pocket PC connector to the expansion pack. The iPAQ Pocket PC automatically recognizes the expansion pack.

Find information

You can locate information about the Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC

Card Expansion Packs at: www.compaq.com/products/handhelds/pocketpc/expansion_packs.shtml

Use the CompactFlash Card

Expansion Pack

You can use the optional CompactFlash (CF) Card Expansion

Pack to:

Create a dial-up connection with optional cards

Expand memory with optional cards

Hold Type I or II cards

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CAUTION:

Use CompactFlash cards only in the CF Card

Expansion Pack.

Install the card expansion pack

1. Slide the iPAQ Pocket PC into the expansion pack until it snaps into place.

2. Push firmly to attach the iPAQ Pocket PC connector to the expansion pack. The iPAQ Pocket PC automatically recognizes the expansion pack.

Find information

You can locate information about the CF Card Expansion

Packs at: www.compaq.com/products/handhelds/pocketpc/expansion_packs.html

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Expansion Cards

Use cards if you would like to expand the memory and connectivity of your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series.

You can:

View the content of memory cards

Use the optional 802.11 card to connect wirelessly

Use an optional modem card to connect to the Internet or your network

Use an optional CompactFlash card to connect to a LAN or to the Internet or to expand the memory of your iPAQ

Pocket PC

Use an optional Secure Digital (SD) Card to expand the memory of your iPAQ Pocket PC

If you would like...

Wireless connectivity

To increase memory

LAN or modem connectivity

Then install the...

802.11card

SD memory card

Modem, CompactFlash modem card, or CompactFlash LAN card

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Expansion Cards

Several vendors manufacture memory and connectivity cards that are compatible with the optional Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC

Card Expansion Packs and CF Card Expansion Packs.

To see a list of the compatible PC cards, go to: www.compaq.com/products/handhelds/pocketpc/pccardlist.shtml

View the Content of Memory Cards

View the files that are located on your optional CompactFlash or

Secure Digital cards using File Explorer.

1. From the

Start

menu, tap

Programs.

2. Tap

File Explorer.

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Expansion Cards

3. Tap the

Storage Card

icon to see a list of files and folders.

Use the Optional 802.11 Card for Wireless

Connection

Use the optional 802.11 card to connect wirelessly to the Internet or to a network with your iPAQ Pocket PC.

Install the 802.11 card

1. Install the Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack.

2. Insert the 802.11 card into the Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC

Card Expansion Pack. Push the connection edge of the card firmly into the expansion pack slot.

If your 802.11 card is not recognized, follow the manufacturer’s instructions to install the driver.

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Remove the 802.11 card

1. Close all applications using the 802.11 card.

2. Push the eject button.

3. Pull the 802.11 card from the expansion pack.

Find information

You can locate information about 802.11 cards at: www.compaq.com/products/handhelds/pocketpc/pccardlist.shtml

Use the Optional Modem Card

Use an optional modem card to connect your iPAQ Pocket PC to the Internet or a network, but you must connect with a cable rather than through a wireless connection.

Install the modem card

1. Install the Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack.

2. Insert the modem card into the Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC

Card Expansion Pack. Push the connection edge of the card firmly into the expansion pack slot.

If your modem card is not recognized, follow the manufacturer’s instructions to install the driver.

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Remove the modem card

1. Close all applications using the modem card.

2. Push the eject button.

3. Pull the modem card from the expansion pack and cable.

Find information about modem cards

You can locate information about modem cards at: www.compaq.com/products/handhelds/pocketpc/pccardlist.shtml

Use Optional CompactFlash Card

You can use an optional CompactFlash (CF) card to:

Create a LAN connection with a CompactFlash LAN card.

Your PC must be configured for a network connection, have an Ethernet card, and have an Ethernet hub or a crossover cable

Create a modem connection with a CompactFlash modem card, which requires a phone line and a dial-up Internet

Service Provider

Increase the memory capacity of your iPAQ Pocket PC with a

CompactFlash memory card

With a CF card, you must connect to a LAN or the Internet with a cable (Ethernet or phone line).

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Install the CF card

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CAUTION:

We recommend that you connect your iPAQ Pocket PC to the AC adapter when installing the expansion pack.

1. Install the CompactFlash (CF) Card Expansion Pack.

2. Insert a CF card into the CF Card Expansion Pack. Push the connection edge of the card firmly into the expansion pack slot.

Remove the CF card

1. Close all applications using the CompactFlash (CF) card.

2. Pull the CF card from the expansion pack.

Find information

You can locate information about CF cards at: www.compaq.com/products/handhelds/pocketpc/cfcardlist.shtml

Use Optional Secure Digital Memory Card

You can use an optional Secure Digital (SD) memory card to increase the memory capacity of your iPAQ Pocket PC.

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CAUTION:

Install the SD card only into the SD slot on the iPAQ

Pocket PC. You cannot install this card into a Single-Slot or

Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack or a CompactFlash Card

Expansion Pack.

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Install the SD card

1. Locate the Secure Digital (SD) slot on your iPAQ Pocket PC.

2. Insert the SD memory card into the external SD slot.

3. Push the connection edge of the card firmly into the external slot until it clicks into place or is flush with the top of the slot.

Remove the SD card

1. Close all applications and files using the Secure Digital (SD) memory card.

2. Push down on the SD memory card.

3. Pull the SD memory card from the slot.

Find information

You can locate information about SD memory cards at: www.compaq.com/products/handhelds/pocketpc/cfcardlist.shtml

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Troubleshooting

Use the following suggestions to troubleshoot problems with

Compaq iPAQ H3800 Pocket PC.

The symptom or situation is...

I cannot see anything on the screen.

I cannot keep my battery charged.

The backlight keeps turning off.

Microsoft

ActiveSync 3.5 cannot locate my iPAQ

Pocket PC when I synchronize.

A possible remedy is...

Make sure the screen is on.

Make sure the iPAQ Pocket PC is connected to the AC adapter and the universal cradle.

Always keep the iPAQ Pocket PC connected to a universal cradle or AC adapter when you are not using it.

In the backlight settings slide the bar to the lowest level to conserve the most power.

Change the time the backlight stays on and choose to have the backlight turn on when you touch the screen or push a button.

Make sure your connection is secure.

Make sure the screen is on.

Make sure the battery is charged.

Remove your iPAQ Pocket PC from the cradle or cable, press the

Power

button, then put it back in the cradle or connect it to the cable.

Insert the stylus into the

Unit Reset Switch,

the switch for one second.

then press

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Troubleshooting

The symptom or situation is...

I want to travel with my iPAQ

Pocket PC.

I want to travel internationally with my iPAQ

Pocket PC.

I want to ship my iPAQ

Pocket PC to a repair facility.

I cannot connect to a network.

I cannot find the keyboard.

I cannot open e-mail in the

Inbox after I restore using

Microsoft

ActiveSync 3.5.

A possible remedy is...

Back up your information.

Take a copy of your backup with you on a

CompactFlash memory card.

Disconnect all external devices.

Take the AC adapter with you.

Keep your iPAQ Pocket PC in a protective case and take it with your carry-on luggage.

Follow the instructions in “I want to travel with my iPAQ

Pocket PC.”

Make sure you have the modem, cable, and plug adapter appropriate for the country you are visiting.

Back up your information.

Disconnect all external devices.

Pack your iPAQ Pocket PC and all external devices in protective packaging.

Make sure you have a compatible Ethernet/LAN card.

Make sure you have a DHCP server.

Make sure you have added the necessary server information.

Make sure the network is not busy.

Make sure the proper drivers for your card are installed.

Make sure your user name and password are correct.

Tap the

Keyboard

icon.

Synchronize with Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 to link your e-mail from your iPAQ Pocket PC to your computer.

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Troubleshooting

The symptom or situation is...

I try to open the

Inbox, but receive an error or the application hangs.

I get an error when I try to record a note in

Calendar or in

Tasks.

I want to see the current date.

I cannot see all of my appointments.

I cannot find the document or workbook I saved.

A possible remedy is...

Limit the number of e-mail services you create.

Try using a more compressed recording format in Calendar or Tasks (e.g., 8,000 Hz, Mono (.7 KB/s) is the most compressed format available).

From the

Tap the

Start

menu, tap

Go-to-Today

Calendar.

icon to see today’s date.

Make sure the appointment you created is in the selected category.

Pocket Word and Excel only recognize and display documents in one folder below My Documents. For example, if you created another folder in the Personal folder in My Documents, the documents in that folder will not be shown.

Pocket Excel does not support all Excel formatting; therefore, Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 cannot synchronize the file.

I tried to synchronize a workbook and the file is unresolved in

Microsoft

ActiveSync 3.5.

I cannot view the map that I created using a mapping application on my computer.

Create your map in a version 2001 mapping application.

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Troubleshooting

The symptom or situation is...

I created annotations in my eBook and cannot figure out how to delete them.

I cannot discover another device.

My range seems to be degraded in certain groups.

Other devices cannot find my device.

I can see other devices, but I cannot connect or exchange data with them.

Try to move closer to the device.

Make sure the radio is turned on.

Make sure you have not limited your ability to see devices.

Try to move closer to the device.

Make sure the radio is turned on.

Make sure the other device has not restricted your access.

Check your transmission power.

Check your transmission power.

A possible remedy is...

Navigate to the page that contains the annotation.

Tap and hold the bookmark, note, or drawing icon or the highlighted text.

Tap

Delete

from the pop-up menu.

Try to move closer to the device.

Make sure the radio is turned on.

Make sure you have not restricted other devices from finding yours.

Make sure you have not restricted other devices from connecting to yours.

Other devices can discover my device, but they cannot connect.

Other devices do not receive my correct business card information.

Make sure you have correctly setup your business card information.

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The symptom or situation is...

When I exchange business cards,

I do not receive the device’s data.

I cannot find my device I saved to a group.

My device is always asking me for a password.

I cannot find files sent to me by another device.

I cannot delete the “All

Devices” group.

I cannot get my iPAQ Pocket PC to recognize the expansion pack.

I cannot insert my card.

A possible remedy is...

Make sure you have the right to retrieve that information from the other computer.

See if they have expired due to inactivity.

Check your passkey settings.

Check your shared directory.

This action cannot be performed. The “All Devices” group cannot be renamed or deleted.

Make sure you have firmly pushed the iPAQ Pocket PC into the expansion pack.

Make sure you are not inserting the card at an angle.

Make sure you insert the connection area first.

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The symptom or situation is...

I cannot establish a connection.

My iPAQ

Pocket PC cannot recognize my card.

A possible remedy is...

Make sure your card is properly inserted into the memory slot on your expansion pack.

Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to install the driver.

Perform a soft reset of your iPAQ Pocket PC by inserting the stylus into the unit reset switch at the bottom of your iPAQ

Pocket PC, then pressing the switch for one second.

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A

Regulatory Notices

Federal Communications Commission

Notice

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC

Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio or television technician for help

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Regulatory Notices

Modifications

The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Compaq Computer Corporation may void the Reference authority to operate the equipment.

Cables

Connections to this device must be made with shielded cables with metallic RFI/EMI connector hoods in order to maintain compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations.

Declaration of Conformity for products marked with the FCC logo—United States only

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

For questions regarding your product, contact:

Compaq Computer Corporation

P. O. Box 692000, Mail Stop 530113

Houston, Texas 77269-2000

Or, call 1-800-652-6672 (1-800-OK COMPAQ)

For questions regarding this FCC declaration, contact:

Compaq Computer Corporation

P. O. Box 692000, Mail Stop 510101

Houston, Texas 77269-2000

Or, call (281) 514-3333

To identify this product, refer to the Part, Series, or Model number found on the product.

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Regulatory Notices

Canadian Notice

This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the

Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.

Avis Canadien

Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada.

European Union Notice

Products bearing the CE marking comply with both the EMC

Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive

(73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European

Community and if this product has telecommunication functionality, the R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC).

Compliance with these directives implies conformity to the following European Norms (in parentheses are the equivalent international standards and regulations):

EN55022 (CISPR 22) - Electromagnetic Interference

EN55024 (IEC61000-4-2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11) - Electromagnetic

Immunity

EN61000-3-3 (IE61000-3-3) - Power Line Flicker

EN 60950 (IEC60950) - Product Safety

Japanese Notice

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Battery Warning

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WARNING:

This computer contains an internal lithium polymer battery pack. To reduce the risk of fire or burns, do not disassemble, crush, puncture, short external contacts, or dispose of in fire or water. Replacement should only be done by a Compaq authorized service provider using the Compaq spare part for this computer.

Airline Travel Notice

Use of electronic equipment aboard commercial aircraft is at the discretion of the airline.

Power Cords

If you were not provided with a power cord for your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC HSeries or for an AC power accessory intended for use with your device, you should purchase a power cord that is approved for use in your country.

The power cord must be rated for the product and for the voltage and current marked on the product’s electrical ratings label. The voltage and current rating of the cord should be greater than the voltage and current rating marked on the product. In addition, the diameter of the wire must be a minimum of 0.75 mm

2

/18AWG, and the length of the cord must be between 5 feet (1.5 m) and 6.5 feet (2 m). If you have questions about the type of power cord to use, contact your Compaq authorized service provider.

A power cord should be routed so that it is not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon it or against it. Particular attention should be paid to the plug, electrical outlet, and the point where the cord exits from the product.

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WARNING:

To reduce the risk of personal injury, electrical shock, fire, or damage to the equipment:

Do not disable the power cord grounding plug. The grounding plug is an important safety feature.

Plug the equipment into a grounded (earthed) electrical outlet that is easily accessible at all times.

Disconnect power from the equipment by unplugging the power cord from the electrical outlet.

Do not place anything on power cords or cables. Arrange them so that no one may accidentally step on or trip over them.

Do not pull on a cord or cable. When unplugging from the electrical outlet, grasp the cord by the plug

Do not use converter kits sold for appliances to power the computer.

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Hardware Specifications

System Specifications

Specifications

System Feature Compaq iPAQ H3800 Series

Processor

Memory

Display

StrongARM SA-1110

32 MB SDRAM or greater

LED Backlight

Color TFT, 240 x 320 pixels, 64K-color support,

.24-dot pitch

Multi-level brightness adjustment, light sensor for automatic adjustment of brightness level

Audio

Infrared

Bluetooth Some models

Communications Communication port, Expansion Pack connector

Indicators

Speaker, 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack

IrDA, data transfer up to 115.2 Kb per second

Battery

3 mode alarm notification:

Flashing green LED, tone, pop-up message

Charge active: flashing/solid amber LED

Bluetooth active: flashing/sound blue LED

Lithium Polymer

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Hardware Specifications

Physical Specifications

Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800

Length

Width

Depth

Weight

US

5.28 in

3.30 - 3.03 in ta pering

0.63 in

6.49 oz

Metric

134.0 mm

84.0 - 77.0 mm tapering

15.9 mm

184 g

Operating Environment

Environment

Temperature

Relative Humidity

Maximum Altitude

Operating

Nonoperating

Operating

Nonoperating

Operating

Nonoperating

US

32° to 104°F

-22° to 140°F

10 to 90%

10 to 90%

0-15,000 ft

0-15,000 ft

Metric

0° to 40°C

-30° to 60°C

10 to 90%

10 to 90%

14.7 to 10.1 psia

14.7 to 10.1 psia

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Routine Care and Battery

Guidelines

Routine Care

To keep your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3800 Series in good condition and working properly, follow these guidelines:

Keep your iPAQ Pocket PC away from excessive moisture and temperature extremes. Do not expose your iPAQ

Pocket PC to liquids or precipitation.

Do not place anything on top of your iPAQ Pocket PC to prevent damage to the screen.

Store your iPAQ Pocket PC in a protective case when not in use.

Clean your iPAQ Pocket PC by wiping the screen and the exterior with a soft, damp cloth moistened only with water.

Avoid exposing your iPAQ Pocket PC to direct sunlight or strong ultraviolet light for extended periods of time. Also avoid scratching the surface of the screen and banging it against hard objects.

Only use the iPAQ Pocket PC stylus to prevent scratching the screen.

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Battery Guidelines

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Because of the type of battery used in your iPAQ Pocket PC, follow local regulations regarding the safe disposal of your iPAQ Pocket PC. Your vendor can advise you on local regulations, and/or the existence of any battery disposal programs in operation.

The iPAQ Pocket PC should not be disposed of along with the general household waste. In order to forward them to recycling or dispose of them properly, please use the public collection system or return them to, your authorized partners, or their agents.

In North America, dispose of the iPAQ Pocket PC by taking advantage of the battery recycling program. You will be provided with a postage-paid battery pack mailer pre-addressed to a reclamation facility where the metals are recycled.

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CAUTION:

To reduce the risk of electrical shock or damage to the internal components, do not spray liquid directly on the screen or allow excess liquid to drip inside your iPAQ Pocket PC. Using soap or other cleaning products on the screen may discolor the finish and damage the screen.

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802.11 memory card

6–3

A

AC adapter

1–7

ActiveSync back up Pocket PC

2–10

connect to computer

2–1

restore Pocket PC memory

2–10

application buttons customize

1–18

applications close

1–12

install

1–14

open

1–12

appointments categorize

3–20

delete

3–19

schedule

3–18

AvantGo

2–2

B

back up Pocket PC

2–10

backlight

1–8

battery

C–1

Block Recognizer

1–33

C

Calendar

3–15

cards

Index

installing

6–4

,

6–6

,

6–7

cards, installing

6–3

charging the Pocket PC

1–7

CompactFlash (CF) Card

Expansion Pack

5–2

CompactFlash (CF) Cards

6–5

connect to the Internet

2–12

to your network

2–12

contacts

2–24

categorize

2–30

create

2–25

delete

2–34

edit

2–27

view

2–27

convert writing to text

1–36

customer support

1–3

customize application buttons

1–18

Calendar appearance

3–17

D

date set

1–17

delete eBook

4–19

draw on screen

1–34

Dual-slot PC Card Expansion

Pack

5–1

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Index

E

eBook annotate

4–25

copy

4–19

delete

4–19

listen to

4–24

read

4–22

e-mail create

2–38

delete

2–47

manage folders

2–53

move

2–49

open

2–45

open a folder

2–51

receive

2–43

send

2–38

e-mail service, set up

2–37

enter information

1–26

expansion cards

802.11 memory card

6–3

CompactFlash (CF) Cards

6–5

modem card

6–4

Secure Digital (SD) card

6–6

expansion packs

5–1

F

files, move to, from computer

2–8

folders

2–51

,

2–53

H

help

Word

4–9

I

Inbox

2–36

infrared connection connect computer

2–1

install

802.11 memory card

6–3

applications

1–14

CompactFlash Card

6–6

expansion packs

5–2

modem card

6–4

Secure Digital card

6–7

K

keyboard

1–29

L

Letter Recognizer

1–30

link to Web sites

2–21

M

memory cards

802.11

6–3

Secure Digital (SD) card

6–6

view content

6–2

Microsoft Reader

4–18

copy ebooks

4–19

delete eBook

4–19

modem card

6–4

N

network, connect

2–12

notes write

2–60

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Index

O

onscreen keyboard

1–29

options, change

Microsoft Reader

4–26

Word

4–6

word suggestions

1–26

P

Pocket Excel

4–10

Pocket Word

4–1

R

realign screen

1–10

record voice

2–57

registration

1–5

reminders, set

3–18

,

3–22

restore memory

2–10

S

screen realign

1–10

Secure Digital (SD) card

6–6

set date

1–17

time, home

1–15

time, visiting location

1–16

Single-slot PC Card Expansion

Pack

5–1

specifications

B–1

support

1–3

synchronization, change settings

2–6

synchronize

Excel workbooks

4–10

links to Web sites

2–21

with your computer

2–2

Word documents

4–1

T

tasks

3–22

time set for home

1–15

set for visiting location

1–16

Today screen

3–1

Transcriber

1–32

U

universal cradle

1–5

V

view contacts

2–27

memory card content

6–2

voice recording

2–57

W

Web sites synchronize links

2–21

Windows Explorer

2–8

wireless connection, 802.11 card

6–3

Word

4–1

word suggestions, change options

1–26

write on screen

1–34

writing, convert to text

1–36

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