Venturer Aura 7 Windows 2-in-1 Tablet User Manual

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RCT6973W43 MDN

Aura 7

User Manual

Important safety instructions


Some of the following information may not apply to your particular product; however, as with any electronic product, precautions should be observed during handling and use.

• Read these instructions.

• Keep these instructions.

• Heed all warnings.

• Follow all instructions.

• Do not use this apparatus near water.

• Clean only with dry cloth.

• Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.

• Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifi ers) that produce heat.

• Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.

• Only use attachments / accessories specifi ed by the manufacturer.

• Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.

• Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.

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• The AC adaptor and apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.

• Always leave sufficient space around the product for ventilation. Do not place product in or on a bed, rug, in a bookcase or cabinet that may prevent air fl ow through vent openings.

• Do not place lighted candles, cigarettes, cigars, etc. on the product.

• Care should be taken so that objects do not fall into the product.

• Do not attempt to disassemble the cabinet. This product does not contain customer serviceable components.

• To prevent the risk of fi re or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.

• Do not play your headset at high volume. Hearing experts warn against extended high-volume play.


The following accessory is included.

AC Adaptor ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................x1

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Important safety instructions ....................... 1

Getting to know your tablet ......................... 4

Buttons ................................................................ 5

Getting started .......................................... 6

C h a r g i n g t h e b a t t e r y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Tu r n y o u r t a b l e t O N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Navigating the Home Screen .......................... 10

Connections and setup ......................... 13

Headphones ............................................................ 13

Settings ................................................................ 19

Preinstalled apps ........................................ 20

Additional information ............................... 21

Troubleshooting ................................................ 21

Copyright and Trademark Notices ................ 22

Specifications ..................................................... 22

MicroSD .................................................................13

Connect to a Wi-Fi network .................................. 14

Bluetooth ...............................................................15

Basic operation .......................................... 16

Using the Touchscreen ...................................... 16

Google Now


........................................................ 16

Voice Search & Voice Actions ............................... 16

Google Play


....................................................... 17



............................................................... 18

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Getting to know your Tablet


For voice input.


Reset the tablet (then press and hold the


button for 4~5 seconds to turn on the unit).

Volume +/- button

Press to increase/decrease the volume.

MicroSD card slot

Accepts microSD card (up to 128GB).

DC jack

Connect with 5V DC charger.

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Micro-USB port

Connect to a PC or USB storage device;

Or use to charge the tablet's battery (for charging at either OFF mode or Standby mode).

Headphones jack

Headphones connection for personal listening.

Power button

Press to enter standby/wake up mode, press and hold to switch On/Off the unit.

Rear camera

Front camera


Power button

Power the tablet On

Press and hold the


button for 4~5 seconds to turn on the tablet.

Power the tablet Off

Press and hold the


button until the"

Power off

" message displays, then tap it and the tablet will be powered off .

Sleep mode

Briefl y press the


r button to put the tablet in sleep mode. If you don’t operate for some time, the tablet will enter sleep mode automatically.

Volume +/- buttons

Press the

Volume +/-

buttons to increase or decrease the volume.


You can go to

Settings -> Sound

to adjust volume settings.


You can go to

Settings -> Display -> Sleep

to set the screen timeout.

Wake the tablet from Sleep mode

Press the


button to wake the tablet from sleep mode.

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Getting started

Charging the battery

Use ONLY the included AC Adaptor to charge the battery.

Battery icon

The battery icon in the upper-right corner shows the battery level or charging status.

To wall socket

Full battery

Low battery

Need to be charged


AC Adaptor


IMPORTANT! Please Read.

We recommend fully charging your tablet before using it for the first time. For optimum performance, please connect the provided AC adaptor to your tablet when it falls below 20% charge.

C h a r g i n g t i m e w i l l v a r y d e p e n d i n g o n remaining battery level. Charging from 0%, should take approximately 4-5 hours. Use

ONLY the included AC adaptor. You may not be able to turn on your tablet for at least 20 minutes if the battery was fully drained.

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In order to keep the battery working in best condition, please pay attention to the following:

• The included AC adaptor is for use with this unit only.

Do not use it with other equipment.

• Please do not charge the battery in high temperatures.

• Do not wait for the battery to be fully depleted before charging again. Keep the battery charged as needed.

• If tablet has not been used for a long period of time, the battery might be in over discharge protection mode and may take longer to charge.

Prolong the Battery Life

Here are some tips for how to prolong the life of the battery:

• I f y o u a r e n ’ t u s i n g W i - F i , g o t o

S e t t i n g s - >

Network & Internet -> Wi-Fi

, turn it off .

• Don’t leave the Maps or Navigation apps open on the screen when you’re not using them.

• Turn down screen brightness and set a shorter screen timeout:

Settings -> Display


• If you don’t need it, turn off automatic syncing for all apps:

Settings -> Users & accounts ->

Automatically sync data

. This means you need to sync manually to collect messages, email, and other recent information, and won’t receive notifications when updates occur.

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Turning your tablet ON

Press and hold the


button 4~5 seconds until the RCA logo appears.

3. Then tap a network name to see more details or connect to it, and enter a password if necessary.

When prompted, sign in using the email address and password for your Google Account. If you don’t have one yet, go ahead and create one.

4. Follow the onscreen instructions to setup the tablet.

Starting for the fi rst time

When using the tablet for the first time, you will be required to setup the following:

1. Select the language, then tap

2. Set the Wi-Fi.


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Jumping Icons and UP arrow

5. The Jumping Icons will remind you to pull up the

ALL APPs menu.

6. Tap the UP arrow or swipe up from the bottom of the screen to enter the ALL APPs menu.

Swipe up to unlock the screen

In All Apps screen, you can:

• Move between screens: Slide up or down.

• Open an App: Tap its icon.

• Copy an App icon to the Home screen: Press and hold the icon or widget icon slowly to drag it to the Home screen.

• Get more apps: Tap the Google Play Store icon .

• View info about an App: Press and hold an App to display the App Info menu, then tap the App Info icon i


Setting the Auto-rotate screen


Swipe down from the top edge of screen to launch the "

Quick Settings



Touch the icon " " to turn on the

Auto-rotate screen


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You can also go to

Settings -> Accessibility ->

Auto-rotate screen

and turn it on.

Navigating the Home Screen

Notification bar

Google Search


Status bar

UP arrow

App icons


Home Recent Apps

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Volume-/+ icons

Notifi cation & Status Bar

Some indicators that inform you about the status of your tablet are shown at the top of the screen.

Notifi cation & Status Icons

The below table lists some of the frequently used icons in the Notifi cation & Status bar:

Notifi cation Shade

Notifications may come from the system, a game, an application such as E-mail, or the music player.

When Notifications are available, related icons will appear in the top left corner of the screen. To open the Notifi cation Shade, touch the Notifi cation icon and swipe your fi nger down. Some notifications allow you to take specific actions by tapping icons within the notifi cation.

After you are finished with a notification, just slide it away to the left or right. If you want to dismiss all notifi cations, tap "Clear All".

Status Bar & Quick Settings

The Status Bar in the top right corner shows various indicators, including Wi-Fi connection and battery status. To access "Quick Settings", touch the status bar and swipe down. You can then adjust various settings on the tablet by touching the corresponding square.





Received new message.

The Google Play Music app is running.

Has a Wi-Fi Internet connection.

Bluetooth Bluetooth

Play Store on.

An update for an app is available.

Home Screen Icons

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Tap Back icon to return to the previous screen.

• The Back icon remains on the bottom of the screen at all times, allowing you to navigate back to the previous screen.

• Once you go back to the Home screen, you can’t go back any further in your history.


Tap Home icon from anywhere on your tablet to return to the Home screen.

Recent Apps

Tap Recent Apps icon to view recently used apps.

Tap an app to use it again.

You can slide down to see more apps. You can also slide it away to the left or right.

Volume &

Tap Volume icon to increase volume.

Tap Volume icon to decrease volume.

Customizing the Home Screen

• From All Apps screen to Home screen: Swipe up from bottom of the Home screen to enter All Apps screen, press & hold an icon slowly to drag it to the location of your choice. This makes it much easier to change your Home screen layout.

• View widgets: Press & hold the screen on your Home screen, the widgets icon will display, and then tap it. Widgets are app information displays that can be placed on your Home screen.

• Move apps or widgets: Press & hold an icon or widget, slowly to drag it to the screen edge, the screen will switch.

• Delete apps or widgets: Press & hold an icon or widget, when the


X" icon appears at the top of the screen, drag the icon or widget into it.

• Press & hold the screen on your Home screen, and the wallpaper icon will display, tap it and choose a wallpager.

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Connections and setup


H e a d p h o n e s c a n b e c o n n e c t e d t o t h e t a b l e t ’s headphones jack.


To microSD

Card Slot microSD Card

(not included)

To headphones jack


(not included)


The tablet can be connected to a USB storage device to transfer music, pictures and other files in both directions.

Insert the microSD card into the tablet’s microSD slot until it clicks.

To check the storage of the microSD card, go to

Settings -> Storage


Remove the microSD card by pushing in on the card's edge. The card will pop out and can be removed.


To enter the USB storage device, please go to


-> Storage

, and tap .

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• You can use microSD

TM card and microSDHC

TM card (up to 128GB, SD card not included).

• Never remove or insert micro SD card in On mode.

Connect to a Wi-Fi network

Network & Internet

1. Go to

Settings -> Network & Internet

, tap


to open the Wi-Fi screen and then tap


to turn it on.

2. The device will scan Wi-Fi networks automatically and display the available names.

If the device finds a network that you connected to previously, it will connect to it automatically.

3. Tap a network name to connect to it, and enter a password if necessary.

4. Alternatively, if your Wi-Fi router supports Wi-Fi

Protected Setup, you can go to the Advanced Wi-Fi screen (tap

Wi-Fi preferences

and select


) and select

WPS Push Button

, then press the WPS button on your router.

5. If your network does not broadcast its SSID, tap


Add network

and enter the Network SSID (name) of the network. If necessary, enter security or other network confi guration details.


You can tap the icon at the upper-right corner in the


screen for advanced settings.

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

You can create a virtual private network (VPN) and connect to your private network securely through a public network, such as the internet. You must set a lock screen PIN or password before you can use credential storage.

Add VPN network and follow the instructions on the screen.

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You can use Bluetooth to communicate between the unit and other Bluetooth devices, such as a smartphone.

3. Tap an available bluetooth device name to pair with it and follow the instructions to complete the pairing.

Receive Files

W h e n t h e B l u e t o o t h s h a r e i c o n i s s h o w n i n the Notification bar, touch and drag it to open the

Notification Shade. Tap the notification and follow the instructions to complete the receiving.

Send Files

1. Go to

All Apps -> Files


2. Select a file you want to send, touch & hold it until the Notification bar appears. Touch icon and select


, then follow the instructions to complete the sending.

1. G o to

S e t t i n g s - > Connec ted devices

, tap


to open the Bluetooth screen and then tap


to turn it on.

2. It will scan automatically and display the available bluetooth devices.

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Basic operation

Using the Touchscreen

Here are some basic procedures for interacting with the touchscreen.


To selec t an item on the touchscreen, lightly tap it.


By placing two fingers on the screen, you can slide them apart to "Zoom In", or pinch them together to "Zoom Out".

Press & Hold

I n some instances, touching the item a n d h o l d i n g y o u r f i n g e r o n i t w i l l present other options or menus.

Google Now

To create a truly personalized experience, using your location and personal Google account information, use Google Now. Touch and Hold the Home icon, and slide up to the G oogle Now icon. Follow the instructions to setup your Google Now experience.

Drag or Swipe

While holding an item such as an icon, it can sometimes be moved by dragging it to another area or screen. You may also be able to swipe your finger across a screen or item to navigate or move it.

Voice Search & Voice Actions

Turn Voice Search or Voice Action On

You can initiate a Voice Search or Voice Action by tapping the Microphone icon on top of the Home screen.

When you’re viewing the Google Now screen, you don’t have to touch anything. Just say “Google.”

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To detect when you say "Google" to launch Voice

Search or Voice Actions, your tablet analyzes sound picked up by your tablet's microphone in intervals of a few seconds or less.

Using Voice Search

After tapping the microphone icon, just say whatever it is you want Google to search for.

Using Voice Actions

There are many actions that the tablet can perform using "Voice Actions". For example, you can send emails, set alarms, play a song, or navigate to a website. Just tap the Microphone icon, and say what you want the tablet to do. As you speak, Voice Search analyzes your speech and initiates the action.

If Voice Search doesn’t understand you, it lists a set of possible meanings. Just tap the one you want.

Google Play

In addition to the apps that come preinstalled on your tablet, you can download Android apps and games, music, movies, TV shows and magazines using the Google

Play Store app.

1. On the App menu, touch the Google Play Store icon.

2. To search for an item from the Google Play Store app, touch the search icon in the upper right corner, and then type a keyword to search.

3. Touch an available item to go to its details page.

From there you can install or download the item.

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Google Settings

A Google Account lets you organize and access your personal information from any computer or mobile device.

Add an Account

You can use multiple Google Accounts and Microsoft

Exchange ActiveSync accounts on your tablet.

You may also be able to add other kinds of accounts, depending on your apps. To add some accounts, you may need to obtain details from your system administrator about the service to which the account connects. For example, you may need to know the account’s domain or server address.

1. Go to

Settings -> Users & Accounts -> Add account


2. Tap the kind of account to add. And then follow the on-screen instructions.

Settings let you configure the tablet, set app options, add accounts, and change other preferences.

Networks & Internet


— Enable or disable


, and connect to a wireless network so that you can check email, search the

Web, or access social media websites.

Aeroplane mode


— Enable or disable

Connected devices


Cast —


— Enable or disable

Set preferences for

Printing —


Enable or disable


Aeroplane mode



Print services


— Set preferences for connected USB device.


— You can add, set up, and manage virtual private networks (VPNs).

Remove an Account

To remove a Google account, go to

Settings ->

Users & Accounts -> Google [account-name],

then tap



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Apps & notifications

View the Recently opened apps and all apps, and set preferences for apps.

To view information or uninstall an app, tap the relevant app.


View battery status.




— Display picture quality optimization.

Brightness level —

Allows you to adjust the screen brightness


Wallpaper —

To choose wallpaper.


— Allows you to set the amount of time before the screen times out.


— Allows you to set Auto-rotate screen, Font size and Display size.


Allows you to set the Media volume, Alarm volume,

Notification volume and others.


View the total storage space and free space in the device's internal storage. View a list of apps in use and the storage capacity for photo & video, music & audio, games, files, apps and system.

Security & location

Use the Security & location menu to configure how to help secure your device and its data.

Users & accounts

Users —

This menu displays the current users you've created.

Add account —

You can add an email account or another type of account.

Automatically sync data —

Let apps refresh data automatically.


Use this menu to manage your Google apps and account settings.

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Language & input —

Set preferences for



Keyboard & input

, and

Input assistance.

Date & time —

Use to set how date, time, time zone and time format will be displayed.

If the tablet connected with a Wi-Fi, you can also select use network-provided time.


Automatic date & time



and then you can also set your own data and time rather than obtaining the current time from the network.

Reset options —

Use to reset app preferecnes.

About tablet

Check System updates, Status, Legal information, etc.

Preinstalled apps

Your tablet comes with many apps preinstalled to allow you to browse the web, send and receive email, and access entertainment. Spend some time exploring these apps to learn how your tablet can be most useful for you.

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Additional information


Tablet displays network or service error message

• When you are located in places with poor signal, your tablet may lose its Wi-Fi connection. Try moving closer to the Wi-Fi router.

Touch screen response is slow or incorrect

If the tablet’s touch screen response is incorrect, please try the following:

• Remove any protective film on the touch screen. The protective film may prevent the device recognition input.

• Make sure that your fingers dry and clean before you tap the touch screen.

• Restart the tablet to clear any temporary software bugs.

Tablet is frozen or a serious error appears

• If the tablet is frozen or suspended, you may need to close the app program or reset the tablet.

• If the tablet is frozen or slow to respond, press and hold the power button for


10 seconds to reset the tablet.

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• If that doesn't work, insert a paper clip into the RESET hole on the back of the tablet, then press and hold the


button for 4~5 seconds to turn on the unit.

Tablet gets warm

• When using for a long time, the tablet may be warm. This is normal and will not affect the life or performance of the unit.

Tablet can not show video of opposite side during skype call

• The Wi-Fi signal is poor. Please move closer to your wireless router, or disconnect other devices from your wireless router, or increase bandwidth of internet connection.

• Please check the Wi-Fi setting. It's recommended to use an IEEE 802.11 b/g/n. certified Wi-Fi network.

• We recommend to reserve at least 700MB of free space in internal storage for APP download.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

Environmental Considerations

Google, Android, Google Play, YouTube and other marks are trademarks of Google LLC.

The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Logo is a certification mark of the

Wi-Fi Alliance.

The Wi-Fi Protected Setup Mark is a mark of the Wi-Fi




word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the


SIG Inc. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.

The crossed-out garbage can symbol on your product signifi es that it falls into the category of electric/electronic equipment. Products of this type contain substances that are potentially dangerous to the environment and to human health. Therefore, you should not dispose of the Venturer electronic device in a regular trash. As such, the current European directives ask that this device be collected:

- At places of distribution in the case of a purchase of a similar electronic product.

- At locally created disposal areas (waste disposal centers, sorted trash system, etc.)


Power: DC IN 5V (operate with AC adaptor)

Specifi cations and external appearance are subject to change without notice.

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