Display Dock User Guide

User Guide
Display Dock
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User Guide
Display Dock
For your safety
About your accessory
Keys and parts
Connect your accessory to the
monitor and the power supply
Connect your accessory to your
Update your accessory software
Indicator lights
Product and safety info
Copyrights and other notices
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For your safety
Read these simple guidelines. Not following them may be dangerous or against local laws and
Only qualified personnel may install or repair this product.
Use only batteries, chargers, and other accessories approved by Microsoft Mobile for
use with this device. Do not connect incompatible products.
Your device is not water-resistant. Keep it dry.
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About your accessory
This accessory lets you expand your phone’s capabilities for use on a big screen. Now you can
get things done like you would on a PC.
Connect the accessory to a screen (monitor or TV) and your phone, and then add a keyboard
and mouse. Apps scale smoothly to the screen size (note that app experiences may vary).*
You can continue to use the phone independently, using a different app than the one shown
on the big screen.
When connected, the accessory also charges your phone.
To use the accessory, you need a Windows 10 Microsoft Lumia phone with Continuum and a
USB-C™ connector supporting DisplayPort video output. You also need a display with a
DisplayPort or HDMI connector or a compatible adapter. The accessory supports USB 2.0
compatible mice, keyboards, and mass storage devices (depending on the phone operating
For more info on Continuum, see the Continuum app.
For more info on compatibility, support, and troubleshooting, go to www.microsoft.com/
Read this user guide carefully before using the product. Also, read the user guide for the device
that you connect to the product.
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Keys and parts
Get to know your device.
USB-C connector for connecting
the phone
Indicator light
USB connector for charging other
USB connectors for USB devices
HDMI connector for video output
DisplayPort connector for video
USB-C charger connector
USB-C cable
The USB-C charger and USB-C cable are included in the sales package.
HDMI and DisplayPort cables are sold separately.
Some of the accessories mentioned in this user guide may be sold separately.
Warning: The plugs of this product may contain a small amount of nickel. If you are
sensitised to nickel, prolonged skin contact with the parts may cause symptoms.
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Connect your accessory to the monitor and the
power supply
Connect an HDMI or DisplayPort cable, and plug in the power supply to get started.
1. Connect one end of an HDMI or DisplayPort cable (both available separately) to the HDMI
or DisplayPort connector of the accessory, and the other end to the monitor or TV.
Tip: If your monitor or TV doesn’t have an HDMI or DisplayPort connector, you can use
an adapter. For more info on recommended adapters, go to www.microsoft.com/
2. Connect the charger to the charger connector on the back of the accessory, and plug the
charger into a wall outlet. A red indicator light switches on.
3. Switch your monitor or TV on, and make sure that the correct input mode is selected.
You’re now ready to connect the accessory to your phone.
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Connect your accessory to your phone
Connect your accessory to your phone using a USB-C cable.
Make sure your accessory is connected to the monitor or TV and the power supply.
Connect one end of the USB-C cable (provided in the sales package and marked with a blue
sticker) to the connector on the front of the accessory, and the other end to your phone. A
white indicator light switches on, and you can see more info on what you can do with the
Tip: Both ends of the USB-C cable are similar and reversible, so you don’t have to worry
about which way you connect the cable.
To control apps on the TV or monitor easily, connect a keyboard and a mouse to the USB
connectors on the back of your accessory.
Tip: If you want to have the USB connectors free for other devices, you can connect your
phone to a Bluetooth mouse or keyboard. You can also use your phone as a touchpad
and virtual keyboard.
Tip: If you just want to project the phone screen, swipe down from the top of the screen,
tap All settings > System > Display, and go to the advanced settings. You can see the
advanced settings only if you have connected your accessory to the monitor and phone.
USB device support depends on the phone operating system. For more instructions and a full
list of supported USB devices, go to www.microsoft.com/mobile/support/.
If your monitor doesn’t show the phone screen fully, change the picture size settings on your
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Update your accessory software
Your phone notifies you when a new software version is available. Just follow the instructions
shown on your phone.
Tip: To check for updates manually, tap Gadgets > HD-500.
To make sure the update succeeds, do not disconnect the charger or unplug any cables during
the update.
When the update is ready, disconnect the charger from the wall outlet. To continue using the
accessory, plug the charger back into a wall outlet.
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Indicator lights
Wonder what the different lights on your accessory mean?
Indicator light patterns
Continuous red
Your accessory is ready to be connected to
your phone
Continuous white
Your accessory is connected to your phone
Flashing red
There is an error. Follow the instructions
shown on your phone.
Alternating white and red
Accessory software update is ongoing
Flashing red, followed by flashing white
There is an error. Take the accessory to your
nearest authorised service facility.
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Product and safety info
Take care of your device
Handle your device, charger and accessories with care. The following suggestions help you keep your device operational.
Keep the device dry. Precipitation, humidity, and all types of liquids or moisture can contain minerals that corrode
electronic circuits. If your device gets wet, let the device dry.
Do not use or store the device in dusty or dirty areas.
Do not store the device in high temperatures. High temperatures may damage the device.
Do not store the device in cold temperatures. When the device warms to its normal temperature, moisture can
form inside the device and damage it.
Do not open the device.
Unauthorised modifications may damage the device and violate regulations governing radio devices.
Do not drop, knock, or shake the device or the battery. Rough handling can break it.
Only use a soft, clean, dry cloth to clean the surface of the device.
Always return your used electronic products, batteries, and packaging materials to dedicated collection points. This
way you help prevent uncontrolled waste disposal and promote the recycling of materials. All materials of the device
can be recovered as materials and energy. Check how to recycle your products at www.microsoft.com/mobile/
Crossed-out wheeled-bin symbol
The crossed-out wheeled-bin symbol on your product, battery, literature, or packaging reminds you that all electrical
and electronic products and batteries must be taken to separate collection at the end of their working life. Do not
dispose of these products as unsorted municipal waste: take them for recycling. For info on your nearest recycling point,
check with your local waste authority, or go to www.microsoft.com/mobile/support/. For more info on the
environmental attributes of your device, see www.microsoft.com/mobile/ecoprofile.
Battery and charger info
Charge your device with AC-100 charger.
Microsoft Mobile may make additional battery or charger models available for this device.
Copyrights and other notices
Declaration of Conformity
Hereby, Microsoft Mobile Oy declares that this HD-500 product is in compliance with the essential requirements and
other relevant provisions of Directive 2004/108/EC.
The availability of products may vary by region. For more info, contact your dealer. This device may contain commodities,
technology or software subject to export laws and regulations from the US and other countries. Diversion contrary to
law is prohibited.
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The contents of this document are provided "as is". Except as required by applicable law, no warranties of any kind,
either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, are made in relation to the accuracy, reliability or contents of this document. Microsoft Mobile
reserves the right to revise this document or withdraw it at any time without prior notice.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, under no circumstances shall Microsoft Mobile or any of its
licensors be responsible for any loss of data or income or any special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages
howsoever caused.
Reproduction, transfer or distribution of part or all of the contents in this document in any form without the prior written
permission of Microsoft Mobile is prohibited. Microsoft Mobile operates a policy of continuous development. Microsoft
Mobile reserves the right to make changes and improvements to any of the products described in this document without
prior notice.
FCC/Industry Canada notice
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules and Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s). 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 more info, go to
transition.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety/rf-faqs.html. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by Microsoft
Mobile could void the user's authority to operate this equipment.
Note: 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/TV technician for help.
HDMI and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
USB-C™ is a trademark of USB Implementers Forum.
*Office 365 subscription (sold separately) required for some Office features. Experience and availability varies by app,
device, and market.
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