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NiceClock
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User's guide
NiceClock v1.2
Document version v1.0
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Table of contents
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Content.
Introduction.
Application compatibility.
Download and installation/uninstallation.
Registration.
General principles of application management.
General principles of application functionality.
Indicators.
Program’s features. Description and customization:
- Screensaver.
- Skins.
- Screen zoom.
- Voice informer.
- Volume.
- Alarm.
- Keyboard locker.
- Organizer.
- Autostart.
- Text line.
10. Energy consumption.
11. Data synchronization,
12. Headset compatibility and operability.
13. Software environment compatibility.
14. Frequently asked questions and troubleshooting.
15. Demo (trial) version limitations.
16. Support information.
17. End User license agreement.
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Introduction
Thank you for interesting about NiceClock application.
NiceClock was designed specially for mobile handhelds under Symbian OS management. It is
a multifunctional software product, having unique features and accentuating the individuality of
the owner.
NiceClock is a screensaver, made in a style of pocket watch, with options of voice informer,
alarm, mini-organizer and lots of others. Application has built-in voice notification feature about
missed and scheduled events, incoming calls and messages and some other things. User can
manage voice informer through standard headset of through freehand device, supporting PTT
key functionality. NiceClock expands abilities of usual organizer, understands settings of
standard phone profiles (street, business session, sound off...) and supports standard data
synchronization.
Application compatibility
Product is compatible with mobile devices under Symbian OS versions: v.6.1, v.7.0, v.8.0 (8.1)
management and the resolution of main (inside) screen of 176x208 pixels and color depth of
4096 colors minimum.
Download and installation/uninstallation
There are the following ways of downloading NiceClock:
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Through WAP using any of available channels (CSD, GPRS, MMS, Wifi, etc.)
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Using PC or other handheld device with application distributive through Bluetooth
interface or infrared connection or through data-cable.
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Using Flash-card adapter that can store information on flash-card of your mobile.
For installing NiceClock run "NiceClock.SIS" file that was saved in “Inbox” folder or in some
other specified by you while copying. Answer to the questions of installation dialogs to end the
setup successfully. If you suddenly have had troubles apply to chapters «Application
compatibility», «Compatibility with other applications», «Frequently asked questions and
troubleshooting» or to the Support Team by e-mail: [email protected]
Attention!
For keeping your mobile device safe and operable DO NOT use applications from distrusted
web-sites and which you’ve received from unknown persons. We recommend you to download
NiceClock and other applications by Very-Soft, LLC from official web-site: http://very-soft.com.
And also try using antivirus programs.
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Registration
Without registration you can’t use next features of NiceClock:
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You can’t change skin but can preview them.
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It’s only possible to add 2 optional events on the organizer.
•
In time of voice informer works you will hear music fragments instead
of current minute’s value.
•
Zoom function is not available.
Registration is available only after application was installed. You’ll need your
IMEI number for registration procedures it can be seen after pushing *#06#
on your smartphone’s keyboard or open «Register» item from «About»
menu of the NiceClock. Then select an «IMEI» point.
After installation you can run application manually from the main menu of telephone, or wait
until the NiceClock is activated as a screensaver after 20 seconds of inactivity period (default
timeout setting). After activation of screensaver press left soft key and you will see «Options»
menu. Choose «About» item which is at the bottom of the Options list. Press left soft key to
enter Registration menu. It consists of three points choose the item you want.
Firstly, choose «IMEI» option and write down serial number of your mobile device. When
ordering NiceClock application, indicate the IMEI number of your smartphone to seller. IMEI is
necessary for generation Registration code. You will receive Registration code from seller by eMail or through online form on seller's website, or by other means, provided by the Seller.
Detailed instruction about ordering procedures and registration are available on the Seller's
website.
When you receive Registration Code, please, open «Code» item from the registration menu
and enter received code and press left soft key. If Registration code is correct «Unregistered
version» text on the main screen will disappear and you’ll get full access to all NiceClock
features. Thank you for your choice.
General principles of application management.
After installation process was end you can start application from mobile
phone menu, choosing NiceClock.
Application can start automatically at device startup if appropriate option is
on. Main screensaver with clock appears on display after timeout (20 seconds
by default). You can customize timeout parameter by yourself (more info can
be found in «Screensaver» chapter).
Restart of application from main menu will result an immediate appearance of clock on the
display. This operation is available either through "Favorite" menu or by hotkey. To exit from
NiceClock application in active mode (screensaver on the display) press left soft button and
you’ll see «Options» menu then choose «Exit» (press left soft button one more time) and
confirm exit from program.
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If you want to customize application, please, press left soft button and you’ll enter to «Options»
menu.
If you press right display soft key, it will result on immediate application hiding to background
work mode.
If you press any other soft key this will result in activation of backlight, displaying of hints for
display soft keys and activation of voice informer. Voice informer informs about missed
organizer memos, as well as about missed calls and messages (SMS/MMS). Additional
information can be found in «Voice informer» chapter.
In NiceClock active mode (screensaver on display) the keypad is automatically locked to
prevent accidental dialing or other unwanted consequences. More information about locking
keyboard can be found in «Keyboard locker» chapter.
General principles of application functionality
NiceClock was developing as user friendly application and which don’t hinder
to usual interaction between you and mobile device. At the same time
program can add lot of original functions to your handheld. For making clear
program’s behavior for you we’ll describe basic moments in this chapter.
If you press keyboard button while program is active this will result an
activation of backlight, depicting of hints for display soft keys and activation of
voice informer. Double click (two rapid clicks on soft key) activates voice
informer and it informs about the nearest event, scheduled in organizer with
indication of time.
If NiceClock detect incoming call it will switch to background mode and will give an opportunity
to receive and handle call as usual without any barriers and inconveniences. As soon as call
ends program will enable screensaver.
In time of receiving any type of incoming message (SMS, MMS, files, etc.) NiceClock stay in
current operating mode and with smartphone inform user about incoming message and activate
appropriate icon on the NiceClock screen.
From the moment of message had been received it consider missing and if voice informer is on
then reminder inform user about message every 5 minutes. Notification about missed message
is done until user deactivates it by himself or review missed messages.
As soon as user examine incoming messages, on the next NiceClock activation as
screensaver appropriate icons will be deleted from the display. Additionally if user by himself
activate voice informer (press the button while NiceClock is in active mode) then after
pronouncing information about missed messages and current time icon also will be deleted from
the display. More details about work of voice informer you can found in chapter of the same
name.
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If you enter «Options» page and don’t make any changes in time of 20 seconds then menu will
automatically closed and clock screensaver will appear.
Indicators
NiceClock can represent different condition of your smartphone by means of
amazing indicators (animated pictures) can be displayed above running clock.
They allow making the screen of your device much more informative and
good-looking and common use of mobile more comfortable.
Form and size of the indicators can be different and vary from skin to skin.
But for recognizing the meaning of every icon they have common elements or
can simply be determined.
In all cases on the NiceClock styles represent time and date indicators in different variants
and forms (optionally). They are:
- Indication of current DOW (day of the week) and date;
- Indication of current time in analogue format;
- Indication of current time in digital format.
Indication of current mobile device condition
- Level of signal strength;
- Level of buttery strength.
These indicators are changed in compliance with current system indexes.
Indication of active (missed) events
- Missed telephone call;
- Missed message of any type (SMS/MMS/Incoming file etc.)
- Active (missed) alarm event
- Active (missed) organizer event – «meeting», «birthday», «holiday», «anniversary». For
every of this item separate icon is made.
Every of these indicators have a counter which indicates the number of active (missed) events.
Indication of program mode
- Indicator of NiceClock mute operation mode (Voice informer is off).
Also at his will user can enter 30 optional symbols to be displayed on the screensaver of the
application. Representation of the text field depends upon including appropriate opportunity in
current skin.
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Program features. Description and customization
Screensaver
Basic part of the NiceClock application is a screensaver. It present as a
graphic shell that contains from lots of elements that inform user about
condition of mobile phone and other events and functions.
Customizing the Screensaver can be done through next features:
- «Timeout» - time period after NiceClock will be activated as current
screensaver;
- «Timeout in…» - additional option to the previous item. It allows to specify
timeout period in second or in minutes.
- «Date indicator» - parameter which allows turning on/off displaying current date on the main
screen.
Skins
For much more comfortable and pleasant communication with you handheld
device NiceClock has built-in support of proper Skins.
Besides skins that comes with distributive of NiceClock skin and skin packs
is done as separate software.
For displaying downloaded skins they must be properly installed before.
More information about installation procedures, user manuals, and license
agreement can be found at skin package sets.
Skin management can be made thought «Style» item in «Options» menu.
For changing current style new one must be chosen by scrolling up and
down list of installed skins. Confirm selected style with pressing left soft key
button «Ok». Loading of new style takes from 1 to 10 seconds, please wait
this period and after continue operations with your smartphone.
Every skin style has unique graphic features and represents besides
animated clock in digital or analogue form many other parameters of your
phone and attendant features. Full list of all possible indicators can be found at «Indicators»
chapter.
Base distributive of the application comes with several skins that give you an opportunity to
change the look of screensaver and all of these icons, features, etc. and also you’ll be able to
use «Zoom» function of the NiceClock screensaver.
Attention!
For keeping your mobile device safe and operable DO NOT use applications from distrusted
web-sites and which you’ve received from unknown persons. We recommend you to download
NiceClock and other applications by Very-Soft, LLC from official web-site:http://very-soft.com.
And also try using antivirus programs.
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Screen zoom
You can zoom analog time display while active NiceClock screensaver is on the display.
For activating this feature press one time in the central button of the joystick. If there is no
support for zoom option in current skin then application won’t do anything.
Attention!
Presence of Zoom option is depends upon skin style and sometimes can be not supported.
Please read the description and manual about skin pack.
Voice informer
Voice Informer has several functions:
- can pronounce current time;
- inform about active (missed) events;
- remind about active (missed) events;
- notice about coming events.
While NiceClock is in active mode and keyboard locker prevent accidental
button pressing you still can be informed about current time – simply press
once on the button and listen to the voice message. If you want to know about forthcoming
events that are in NiceClock organizer simply press twice on any button.
Voice informer consider incoming call or message missed after they had been received and if
informer is active it’ll start to remind user every 5 minutes about missed call or message till user
read or check them out or listen to all notifications of voice informer.
Unlike to calls or message any kind of event from organizer consider missed if it has not been
accepted in time of sound signal. After sound signal ends NiceClock starts to notify about
missed event accordingly to the common rules – every 5 minutes (you can read about event
types in the «Organizer» chapter.
If you want fully disable Voice informer function turn to off «Voice informer» item on the
«Options» page.
Attention!
Avoiding breaking into mobile device operability Voice informer doesn’t act when next button
are pressed: «end of the call» (red receiver), «left soft button», «right soft button», «on/off
phone button».
Volume
NiceClock has several different kinds of volume controls. Mostly is done to save usual
smartphone behavior.
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For adjusting volume of voice informer you can use «Volume» control in the «Options»
page.
Alarm and Reminder Volume is set appropriate to current profile value (General, Silent,
Meeting, Outdoor).
Alarm
Built-in alarm function allows you to make different notifications with everyday
reminding.
Current alarm settings can be found in «Options» page in the «Agenda»
point.
For activating the alarm you must set desirable time value and exit from alarm
menu.
Notice:
It’s possible to set only one alarm in current NiceClock version. For making more reminders,
please, use different events in the Agenda menu.
Attention!
Before NiceClock deinstallation, please deactivate alarm function by switching «Alarm» item
on the «Options» menu to off.
Keyboard locker
In NiceClock active mode (screensaver on display) the keypad is automatically locked to
prevent accidental dialing or other unwanted consequences.
Attention!
Avoiding breaking into mobile device operability Keyboard locker doesn’t act when next button
are pressed: «end of the call» (red receiver), «left soft button», «right soft button», «on/off
phone button».
Agenda
Built-in organizer can perform simple tasks: remind user about upcoming
events, display additional information to the active event – description, place,
date and time of the event and some additional comments.
Add and adjust events are possible on the «Agenda» menu on the
«Options» page.
For add event open «Agenda» item. Press left soft button «Options» and
choose «Add» item. By next step choose most close to your event type and
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press «Ok». Fill in fields related to your event and confirm adding by pressing
«Ok».
For your accommodation there is additional filed «Remind before» for every
type of event. It allows specifying the period of time you will be noticed about
event beforehand.
Also every event can be edited («Edit») or removed («Remove») by
choosing from dialog menu appearing by pressing left soft button.
All notification about events that was created in NiceClock is available for editing of
synchronization in standard applications of your smartphone, such as «Calendar».
Attention!
NiceClock can inform only about events, notifications to which was made directly in the
application’s Agenda. Reminding about events, that was created in other programs is made
accordingly to that programs rules. NiceClock do not affect or change or any kind intercepts
such notifications.
Autostart
This function allows to automatically start NiceClock while phone startup.
Feature can be deactivated in the «Options» page in «Autostart» item.
Text line
One more additional feature is that user can specify up to 30 optional symbols to be displayed
on the screensaver of the application.
Attention!
Representation of the text field depends upon including appropriate opportunity in skin style.
Energy consumption
For saving battery resources Very-Soft engineers develop several innovations and include them
in the NiceClock.
First of all, all energy saving methods that supported by your mobile handheld are still being in
effect (time-out of display backlight, etc.). Additionally in NiceClock were added proper
features:
- After screensaver activation second value indicator is still on the screen for 1 minute. Later
only hours and minutes values are displayed. This operation allows reducing energy
consumption of the NiceClock in 60 times!
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Data synchronization
Notification for events that was inputted in NiceClock organizer added in «common» list of
notifications in the «Calendar». They can be freely synchronized with another device
accordingly to the current synchronization options.
For your convenience when you created notification you can preset one of three possible
categories (Private, Public, None) for synchronizing.
Because of full support of standard smartphone’s procedures synchronization between different
devices is performed by standard means and does not require additional NiceClock support.
Headset compatibility and operability
NiceClock fully support interaction with headset. You can use all functions of your handset and
don’t worry about compatibility. Application has no clashes with voice call feature.
When headset is connected, sound channel automatically switches from built-in telephone
loudspeaker to headset. Thus, you’ll hear all notifications in your ear-phones.
Additionally, when handset is connected, pressing headset main button key once will react a
current time and active (missed) events notification. By double click on headset you will hear
voice information about forthcoming events.
Software environment compatibility
Very-Soft, LLC always aspire to provide maximal software environmental friendly mode for
every of our application. But sometimes in view of impossibility to correctly execute one function
by several applications at a time we strongly recommend not to use applications that duplicate
NiceClock features, such as:
- screensaver applications;
- splash screen applications;
- keyboard locker application;
- voice informers (besides built-in mobile device standard programs).
Nevertheless, if you wish to use application that has similar to NiceClock functions you do it
only at one's own risk.
For preventing possible loss of data, loss of device operability better make a suggestion to add
certain feature to any of our application and send it to us: [email protected] We’ll examine
your request and try to realize your wish in next releases of the application.
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When active telephone profile is changed, NiceClock automatically changes volume of voice
informer.
Attention!
All problems related to software or device operability is solved accordingly to current «End-User
License Agreement». Latest version can be found on official web-site: http://very-soft.com.
Frequently asked questions and troubleshooting.
Full answers to all questions related to Very-Soft, LLC software, it’s features and using as well
as related documents can be found at: http://very-soft.com.
Demo (trial) version limitations
Until being registered, NiceClock runs in demonstration (trial) mode. Restrictions of trial mode
are:
•
You can’t change skin but can preview them.
•
It’s only possible to add 2 optional events on the organizer.
•
In time of voice informer works you will hear music fragments instead of current
minute’s value.
•
Zoom function is not available.
Trial period is 11 days. You must register it in this period, or remove the application after it.
Support information
You can find and download all accessible information about products, theirs updates, related
documents, comments, recommendation and even more on the official Very-Soft, LLC website:
http://very-soft.com
Questions related to ordering procedures can be sent to our Distributor department:
[email protected]
Registered or unregistered users can get free support related to operability of Very-Soft, LLC
applications by applying to official Support Team: [email protected]
Or on the official forum on: http://very-soft.com
If you have any ideas, suggestions, advices for our applications, their operability, stability
whatever we’ll be happy to read any kind of letters from you on: [email protected] or
[email protected] Please, no spam!
Private persons or companies interested in cooperation can send official business offers to:
[email protected]
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End User license agreement
END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT
This End-User License Agreement ("EULA") is a legal agreement between you (either an
individual or a single entity) and VerySoft, LLC. Please, read it carefully. This EULA covers all
existing versions of NiceClock: NiceClock and NiceClock Lite and their beta versions from now
on referred below as “Product” unless otherwise specified.
This software is shareware (TRY BEFORE you BUY). This means:
I.
All copyrights to this software are exclusively owned by VerySoft, LLC. VerySoft,
LLC reserves all rights not expressly granted to you in this EULA.
II.
The Product is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and
treaties. VerySoft, LLC own the title, Product content, copyright, and other
intellectual property rights in the Product. The Product is licensed, not sold.
III.
THIS SOFTWARE IS DISTRIBUTED "AS IS". NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND IS
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. YOU USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE AUTHOR
WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DATA LOSS, DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS OR ANY
OTHER KIND OF LOSS WHILE USING OR MISUSING THIS SOFTWARE.
IV.
You must not use, copy, emulate, clone, rent, lease, sell, modify, decompile,
disassemble, reverse engineer, or transfer the license Product, or any subset of the
license Product, except provided for this agreement. Any attempt of unauthorized
use will result in immediate and automatic termination of this license and may result
in criminal and/or civil prosecution. All rights not expressly granted here are
reserved by VerySoft, LLC.
V.
Installing, copying, loading and otherwise using this software signifies the acceptance
of the all license terms and conditions.
VI.
If you do not agree with the license terms and conditions you must remove installed
software and all its files from your storage devices and cease to use the Product.
VII.
Present agreement with end-user (including all supplements and modifications, that
deliver with software) is full legal agreement between you and VerySoft, LLC about
mentioned in this EULA Products and commute for all previous and current oral and
written statements, announcements, suggestions and declarations concerning
licensed software. If any of clause in current agreement become void, impracticable or
unlawful, all the rest of clauses are in force legal.
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If you use unregistered version of Product, please, read the section B. “FOR UNREGISTRED
USERS”.
If you already register Product, please, read the section A. “FOR REGISTRED USERS”.
A. “FOR REGISTRED USERS”.
A.1. Once registered, the user is granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable license for any
legal purposes, without right to sub-license, to use this Software in accordance with this
EULA and any other written agreement with VerySoft. One copy of the license gives you the
right to use Product ONLY ON THE ONE MOBILE HANDHELD DEVICE.
A.2. After Product registration, the "Registration code" is presented. "Registration code"
incarnates the right to use with one version of the licensed software under the conditions
listed in this EULA.
A.3. License itself and software can’t be leased or rent and can’t be granted to third-party
individuals (parties).
B. “FOR UNREGISTRED USERS”.
B.1. Anyone may use unregistered limited version of this software during testing period.
After testing period has end you must register to continue using the product.
B.2. The unregistered shareware version of this software may be freely distributed, provided
the as non-modified distribution package. While distribution anyhow the following
information must be visible and provided describing the application:
Developed by Very-Soft, LLC – http://very-soft.com , [email protected]
Also you must inform about the name and (web-) address of the project (software catalogue,
online blog, etc) where you are going to distribute our Product.
Thank you for using our Products.
VerySoft, LLC
Web-site: www.very-soft.com;
E-mails: [email protected]; [email protected]
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