Mio 168 Quick start guide

Mio 168 Quick start guide
Quick Start Guide
Congratulations on purchasing the Pocket PC with GPS. This Quick Start Guide
helps you through a successful setup of your Pocket PC and familiarizes you with
the basic skills of using your Pocket PC.
NOTE: Depending on the model you purchased, the cabinet color may be different from the
color shown in this guide.
Step 1. Identify Components
SD/MMC Card Slot
IR Port
Touch Screen
Notification Indicator
Charge Indicator
GPS Receiver
Power Button
Record Button
Reset Button
Headphone Connector
Program Buttons (4)
Navigation Stick
ActiveSync Connector
Step 2. Perform the Initial Startup
Initial startup includes setting the battery switch and completing the setup wizard.
1. The battery switch should be set to the ON (down) position for normal
operation. Pull out the stylus and use it to slide the battery switch to the ON
(down) position.
CAUTION: Always leave the battery switch in the ON position for normal operation. Changing
the switch will cause your data to be lost.
2. Your Pocket PC will automatically turn on and prompt you to tap the screen to
start the setup wizard.
3. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the wizard. The wizard presents a
brief orientation to Microsoft® Windows® for Pocket PC, helps you align the
touch screen, and prompts you to select your city and time zone.
Step 3. Charge the Battery
Fully charge the battery before starting to use your Pocket PC for the first time.
1. Plug the converter to the AC adapter.
2. Connect to AC power.
Connect the appropriate end of the ActiveSync cable to the bottom of your
Pocket PC.
Connect the appropriate end of the AC adapter to the power connector on
the ActiveSync cable.
Plug the other end of the AC adapter into a wall outlet.
3. The charge indicator glows amber when charging is in progress. Do not
disconnect your Pocket PC from AC power until the battery is fully charged, as
indicated by the amber indicator turning into green. This will take a couple of
Whenever possible, keep your Pocket PC connected to the AC adapter and a power
source. Doing so keeps the battery charged.
Step 4. Install Microsoft ActiveSync
You can use Microsoft ActiveSync® technology to synchronize information on
your desktop computer and/or a Microsoft Exchange Server with the information
on your Pocket PC with the information on the desktop computer and/or the server
and updates all locations, keeping you up-to-date with the most recent information.
ActiveSync is already installed on your Pocket PC. You need to install ActiveSync
on your desktop computer. Follow the procedure below:
Before installation, make sure that you have Microsoft Outlook installed on your desktop
computer. If you do not have Outlook or your version of Outlook is earlier than the version
provided on the Companion CD, install Outlook from the Companion CD.
Do not connect your Pocket PC to your desktop computer before ActiveSync is installed.
During the New Partnership setup, select “Synchronize with this desktop computer.” Do not
select “Synchronize with Microsoft Mobile Information Server and/or this desktop computer”
unless you are sure that your company is running Microsoft Mobile Information Server 2002
or later. Contact your network administrator or ISP for detailed information.
1. Turn on your desktop computer.
2. Insert the Companion CD into the CD-ROM drive of your desktop computer.
3. Click the arrow on the first screen to enter the main screen and click Start
4. In the “Start Here” screen, click Install ActiveSync 3.7 on the left column.
5. In the “Install ActiveSync 3.7” screen, click Install to start installation.
6. In the “File Download” screen, click Open if your operating system is
Windows XP or click Run this program from its current location if your
operating system is Windows 2000/Me/98.
7. Follow the onscreen instructions to install
8. When prompted, connect your Pocket PC to your
desktop computer. Connect the appropriate end of
the ActiveSync cable to the bottom of your Pocket
PC. Connect the USB end of the cable to a USB
port on your desktop computer.
9. The “Add New Hardware Wizard” should automatically install the USB driver.
(If you need to specify the location of the driver, click Browse and select the
CD-ROM drive containing the Companion CD.)
10. Follow the onscreen instructions to establish a partnership and synchronize
your Pocket PC with your desktop computer.
After your first synchronization, the data you have stored on your desktop
computer such as Calendar, Contacts and Tasks is copied to your Pocket PC. You
are now ready to take it along with you when you go.
Get Familiar with Your Pocket PC
Use the stylus to navigate and select objects on the screen.
Touch the screen once with the stylus to open items and
select options.
Today Screen
When you turn on your Pocket PC for the first time each
day (or after 4 hours of inactivity), you will see the Today
screen. On the Today screen, you can see at a glance
important information for the day.
Start Menu
at the upper left corner of the screen to pop up the Start menu where you
can select a program to open, customize your Pocket PC or get help.
Command Bar
Use the Command bar at the bottom of the screen to perform tasks in programs. The
Command bar includes menu names, buttons and the Input panel button.
Where to Find Information
For information on
See this source
Detailed operating information
User’s Manual
GPS operation
The manual supplied with the GPS software (a
third-party software)
Programs on your Pocket PC
User’s Manual or Pocket PC online Help
Additional programs that can be
installed on your Pocket PC
Companion CD or other CD(s) supplied with
your Pocket PC
Connecting to and synchronizing
with a desktop computer
User’s Manual or ActiveSync Help on your
desktop computer
User’s Manual
Last-minute updates and detailed
technical information
The Read Me files in the “Microsoft
ActiveSync” folder on your desktop computer
or the Companion CD
The latest on Windows Powered
Pocket PCs
The Microsoft Mobile Devices Web site:
Microsoft, Windows, the Windows logo, Windows Media, Outlook and ActiveSync are registered trademarks or
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft products are licensed
to OEMs by Microsoft Licensing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation.
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