Acer ICONIA W7 Quick Guide Product registration When using your product for the first time, it is recommended that you immediately register it. This will give you access to some useful benefits, such as: • Faster service from our trained representatives. • Membership in the Acer community: receive promotions and participate in customer surveys. • The latest news from Acer. Hurry and register, as other advantages await you! How to register To register your Acer product, please visit www.acer.com. Select your country, click PRODUCT REGISTRATION and follow the simple instructions. You will also be asked to register your product during the setup process, or you can double-click the Registration icon on the desktop. After we receive your product registration, you will be sent a confirmation email with important data that you should keep in a safe place. Obtaining Acer accessories We are happy to inform you that Acer's warranty extension program and Notebook accessories are available online. Come and visit our online shop and find what you need at store.acer.com. The Acer store is being progressively rolled out, and, unfortunately may not be available in some regions. Please check back regularly to see when it will be available in your country. © 03/2013. All Rights Reserved. Acer ICONIA W7 Quick Guide This revision: 28 March 2013 Model number: Serial number: Date of purchase: Place of purchase: 3 We would like to thank you for making an Acer notebook your choice for meeting your mobile computing needs. Your guides To help you use your Acer notebook, we have designed a set of guides: First off, the Setup Poster helps you get started with setting up your computer. The Quick Guide introduces you to the basic features and functions of your new computer. For more on how your computer can help you to be more productive, please refer to the User’s Manual. The User’s Manual contains useful information applying to your new computer. It covers basic topics such as using the keyboard and audio, etc. This guide contains detailed information on such subjects as system utilities, data recovery, expansion options and troubleshooting. In addition it contains warranty information and the general regulations and safety notices for your notebook. Follow these steps to access it: 1 Type ‘User’ from Start. 2 Click on Acer User’s Manual. English First things first English 4 Your Acer computer tour Your Acer computer tour After setting up your device as illustrated in the setup poster, let us show you around your new Acer computer. You can enter information into you new computer via the touchscreen. Computer Your device contains two optional components: the keyboard cover and cradle. The following set of images will show you all of these. The views are labeled as if you are holding the computer with the screen towards you and the camera at the top. Front view 1 2 3 No. Item Description 1 Camera indicator light Lights up when camera is active. 2 Integrated webcam Web camera for video communication. 3 Windows key Press once to open the Start menu. Note: Display orientation may be fixed when apps designed for a specific orientation are running. These include games and other full-screen apps. When making video calls, you should always hold the computer in landscape orientation. 5 English Back view 1 2 No. Item Description 1 Integrated webcam Web camera for video communication. 2 Camera indicator light Lights up when camera is active. Top view 1 2 No. Icon Item Description 1 Micro SIM card slot (optional) Accepts a 3G micro SIM card for 3G connectivity. Insert a 3G SIM card to enable 3G communication. The SIM card connectors need to face up towards the screen. 2 Ventilation and cooling fan Allows the computer to stay cool. Do not cover or obstruct the openings. English 6 Your Acer computer tour Bottom view RESET 1 2 No. Item Description 1 Reset Insert a paperclip into the hole and press for four seconds to reset the computer (simulates removing and reinstalling the battery). 2 Speakers Delivers stereo audio output. Left/right views 2 3 4 1 5 No. Icon 6 7 8 Item Description 1 microSD card slot Insert a microSD card into the slot. 2 Microphone Internal microphone for sound recording. 3 micro HDMI port Supports high-definition digital video connections. 4 USB 3.0 port Connects to USB devices. A USB 3.0 port can be distinguished by its blue connector (see below). 5 DC-in jack Connects to an AC adapter. 7 Icon Item Description Power button Press to turn the computer on; press again to place the computer in Sleep mode. Press and hold to turn the computer off. Battery LED Indicates the computer's battery status. See table below. Volume key Press to increase or decrease volume. Headset/speaker jack Connects to audio devices (e.g., speakers, headphones) or a headset with microphone. 6 7 +/- 8 Information on USB 3.0 • Compatible with USB 3.0 and earlier USB devices. • For optimal performance, use USB 3.0-certified devices. • Defined by the USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed USB) specification. LED Indicators LED color State Description Blue Steady Blue On briefly The computer is fully charged and plugged in. The computer is fully charged and running on battery power. After pressing the power button, the blue LED stays lit for a few seconds before turning off. Amber Steady Amber On briefly Amber Blinking Off The computer is charging and plugged in. The computer is not fully charged and running on battery power. After pressing the power button, the amber LED stays lit for a few seconds before turning off. The battery is critically low or abnormal battery situation. The computer is off. Environment • Temperature: • Operating: 5 °C to 35 °C • Non-operating: -20 °C to 65 °C • Humidity (non-condensing): • Operating: 20% to 80% • Non-operating: 20% to 80% English No. English 8 Your Acer computer tour Installing a SIM card Note: This section depends on model. This computer includes a micro SIM slot for Internet access. To take full advantage of your computer’s Internet capabilities, you should install a micro SIM card with data subscription before turning on your computer. 1. Make sure your computer is turned off. 2. Insert the micro SIM card. When fully inserted, the micro SIM card will click into place. 3. Turn on your computer. Note: Ensure that the micro SIM card is inserted all the way into the card slot. Caution: Turn off your computer before installing or removing a micro SIM card. You may damage the card or your computer if power it still on. Your computer supports SMS (or text) messages using third-party apps. You can download these apps from the Windows Store. Using the network connection 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Note: Network connection ends when in sleep mode, but automatically reconnects after several seconds when waking up. Swipe the right-hand edge of the screen inwards, tap Settings > Networks icon. Select your data connection from the list of networks. Select Connect. If your SIM requires a password, you will now be asked to enter the SIM password (contact your network provider if you do not have it). Select Next. Note: The computer itself may come with a SIM card lock meaning you will only be able to use the SIM card provided by your network operator. To cancel the SIM lock, contact your network provider. Removing the SIM card 1. Make sure your computer is turned off. 2. Press the SIM card into the slot then carefully release. The SIM card will be pushed out of the slot. 9 The following section describes the bundled keyboard cover. Note: The keyboard cover’s tablet holder is made out of moldable rubber. As such, small warped areas may occur with use. This does not affect the holder’s effectiveness. Keyboard front view 1 2 3 4 5 No. Icon Item Description 1 Battery LED Indicates the keyboard’s battery status (see table below). 2 Power button Turns the keyboard on and off. 3 USB connector Use the provided USB charging cable to charge the keyboard’s embedded battery. See "Inserting the computer into the keyboard cover" on page 10. 4 Function LED Indicates the keyboard’s function status (see table below). 5 Keyboard For entering data into your computer. Battery LED State Description Blue (solid) The keyboard is plugged in and fully charged. English Keyboard cover English 10 Your Acer computer tour State Description Orange (solid) The keyboard is plugged in and charging. Orange (blinking slowly) The keyboard is not plugged in and the battery is low. Orange (blinking quickly) The keyboard is not plugged in and the battery is critically low or there is an abnormal state. Orange (blinking) The keyboard is in pairing mode (the function LED also blinks). Function LED State Description Blue (solid) The LED turns solid blue for five seconds after turning the keyboard on. Blue (blinking) The LED blinks after turning the keyboard off. Blue (blinking) The keyboard is in pairing mode (the battery LED also blinks). Hotkeys The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like settings and volume output. To activate hotkeys, press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Inserting the computer into the keyboard cover Note: Always use caution when using and transporting the keyboard cover. Acer recommends using two hands when holding the keyboard case. 1. Open the keyboard case on a flat surface. 2. Place the bottom part of the computer into the holder’s bottom section. 3. Lay the computer into the holder and press the tablet’s top edges to ensure the molding secures it in place. 11 Note: To avoid possible damage, do not carry the holder with the computer facing outside. Removing the computer from the keyboard cover 1. Peel back the molding at tablet holder’s top corners simultaneously. 2. Continue peeling the top end of the tablet holder’s molding back until the top of tablet is uncovered. 3. Grab the top of the tablet and pull it out of the holder. Using the keyboard Your Bluetooth keyboard comes pre-paired with the ICONIA W7. You only need to turn on the keyboard and the ICONIA W7 Bluetooth function by doing the following: 1. Tap the Settings charm > Change PC settings > Wireless. 2. Under Wireless devices, ensure the Bluetooth switch is set to On. 3. Press and hold the keyboard's Power button until the function LED comes on (the function LED will turn on for 5 seconds and then turn off). 4. To turn off the keyboard, press and hold the keyboard's Power button until the function LED blinks. Release the Power button. English 4. Place the holder into the keyboard’s channel to put the computer in position. English 12 Your Acer computer tour Note: To save power, turn the keyboard off when not in use. Pairing with the ICONIA W7 If your Bluetooth keyboard loses connection with the ICONIA W7, you will need to pair again. After the pairing process is complete, you're able to turn your keyboard off and on again without having to pair again. 1. Tap the Settings charm > Change PC settings > Devices 2. Tap the Acer Aspire ICONIA W7 Bluetooth Keyboard option and then tap the minus sign to the right to remove the device (it may take a moment for the keyboard to be removed from the device list.) 3. Press and hold the Power button until both the battery and the function LEDs blink repeatedly. Release the Power button. The keyboard is now in pairing mode. Note: The keyboard stays in pairing mode for three minutes. 4. Tap Add a device. The ICONIA W7 searches for any available Bluetooth devices to pair with. 5. Once it finds the Acer Bluetooth Keyboard, tap it. 6. The screen now displays a six-digit passcode. Using the keyboard, enter the passcode and press Enter. Note: The passcode is only valid for one minute. If the passcode disappears or if you enter a wrong passcode, repeat the steps above to pair. 7. Once pairing is complete, the function LED will stop blinking. Charging the keyboard The keyboard cover comes with an embedded battery and a USB charging cable. The cable's large end connects to the tablet's USB port and the small end connects to the keyboard's micro USB port. When the battery LED quickly blinks orange, the keyboard's battery is critically low and needs to be charged. Keep the keyboard connected until the Battery LED is blue. You can still use the keyboard as normal while it is charging. Note: The tablet must be on for the keyboard to charge. Troubleshooting Q: My keyboard doesn't do anything when I press the keys. A: There could be several reasons for this. Check the following: 1. The keyboard may be turned off. Press and hold the keyboard's Power button until the function LED comes on (the function LED will turn on for 5 seconds and then turn off). If the function LED blinks, you have turned off 13 Cradle The following set of images show you the optional cradle. Front view 1 2 No. Icon Item Description 1 USB connector Connects to the computer’s USB port. 2 DC-out jack Provides power from the cradle to the computer. English the keyboard. Press and hold the keyboard's Power button again until the function LED comes on. 2. The keyboard may be out of charge. See "Charging the keyboard" on page 12. English 14 Your Acer computer tour Back view (stand not shown) 1 2 No. Item Description 1 Portrait view slot Insert the stand here to rest the computer in portrait view. 2 Landscape view slot Insert the stand here to rest the computer in landscape view. 15 1 2 No. Icon Item Description 1 USB 3.0 ports Connect to USB devices. A USB 3.0 port can be distinguished by its blue connector (see below). To use the cradle’s USB ports, you must plug in the power adapter. 2 DC-in jack Provides power to the cradle. Information on USB 3.0 • Compatible with USB 3.0 and earlier USB devices. • For optimal performance, use USB 3.0-certified devices. • Defined by the USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed USB) specification. Connecting the computer to the cradle This multi-position cradle makes it simple to dock your computer because you don’t have to worry about aligning ports and connectors or placing the computer at the correct angle. English Left view (stand not shown) English 16 Your Acer computer tour To insert the computer into the cradle, do the following: 1. Place the cradle in landscape view. Place the computer into the cradle’s channel with the Windows key at the bottom. The cradle’s USB connector and DC-out jack are now aligned with the computer’s USB port and DC-in jack. 2. Slide the computer to the left until it stops (the cradle’s USB connector and DC-out jack should NOT be visible). To remove the computer from the cradle, do the following: 1. Place the cradle in landscape view. Hold the cradle with one hand and push the computer as shown. 17 Ver.: 01.01.02 English 2. Ensure the computer has cleared the cradle’s USB connector and lift the computer out of the cradle.