Asus Padfone Infinity Station User manual

Infinity Station (T003P)
Infinity (T003)
User Manual
E7898
First Edition
April 2013
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Table of Contents
Package contents...............................................................................5
Using your PadFone Infinity
Basics..................................................................................................6
Navigating your PadFone Infinity.........................................................................7
Making calls.........................................................................................................8
Setting up your contacts list.................................................................................8
Connecting to the world....................................................................9
Connecting to mobile networks............................................................................9
Connecting to Wi-Fi networks............................................................................10
Using Bluetooth.................................................................................................11
Using your PadFone Infinity Station
Basics................................................................................................14
Unlocking your device........................................................................................14
Entering the camera mode................................................................................14
Tutorial15
Home Screen.....................................................................................................16
Screen Views.....................................................................................................17
Touching and typing
Using gestures.................................................................................18
Using the onscreen keyboard.........................................................19
Using Google voice typing..............................................................20
Using apps and widgets
Using apps on the PadFone Infinity...............................................21
Launching apps.................................................................................................21
Messaging.........................................................................................................21
Surfing the web..................................................................................................22
Managing notifications.......................................................................................22
Searching your PadFone Infinity or web............................................................25
Taking pictures...................................................................................................25
ASUS Splendid ................................................................................................26
Watch Calendar ...............................................................................................27
SuperNote ........................................................................................................28
Using apps on the PadFone Infinity Station..................................30
Managing Apps..................................................................................................30
Task Manager....................................................................................................34
File Manager . ..................................................................................................35
Play Store..........................................................................................................38
Settings . ..........................................................................................................40
Music .............................................................................................................42
Gallery .............................................................................................................43
Camera .............................................................................................................47
Email .............................................................................................................48
Gmail .............................................................................................................50
MyLibrary ..........................................................................................................52
Local and Maps ...............................................................................................55
Polaris® Office . .................................................................................................56
App Backup .....................................................................................................58
App Locker ......................................................................................................60
ASUS Echo........................................................................................................61
ASUS Story........................................................................................................62
ASUS Studio......................................................................................................64
ASUS To-Do......................................................................................................66
SuperNote ........................................................................................................67
Watch Calendar ...............................................................................................69
Using PadFone Infinity widgets......................................................70
Adding widgets..................................................................................................70
Task Manager....................................................................................................71
Using PadFone Infinity Station widgets.........................................72
Adding widgets..................................................................................................72
ASUS Battery.....................................................................................................73
Package contents
Item
PadFone Infinity
PadFone Infinity Station
Power adapter
PadFone Infinity signal cable
Headset
Quick Start Guide
Important Notices
Warranty card
PadFone
Infinity
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PadFone Infinity
Station
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2-in-1 set
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NOTES:
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ASUS PadFone Infinity and PadFone Infinity Station are purchased separately.
Contact your retailer if any of the items is damaged or missing.
Using your PadFone Infinity
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Use your PadFone Infinity to enjoy the latest features and technologies of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
operating system. Do work and play on your PadFone Infinity to fully appreciate the tons of interactive
applications and features, and the seamless connectivity solutions in data sharing and communication
that Android 4.1 has to offer.
Basics
IMPORTANT:
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Before you start, ensure that you have read all the safety information and operating instructions in the
Important Notices to prevent injury or damage to your device.
Refer to your PadFone Infinity Quick Start Guide for instructions on installing the SIM card and charging
your device.
The first time you turn on your PadFone Infinity, you’ll see the Welcome screen.
Touch the menu to choose your preferred language and touch Next Step. Follow the succeeding
instructions to set up your PadFone Infinity.
NOTES:
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You can skip some of the steps and set them up later.
You can press the power key for 10 seconds to reset the system.
Navigating your PadFone Infinity
After you finish setting up your PadFone Infinity, the Home Screen appears.
At the bottom of your Home Screen, you’ll find three navigation icons
,
,
. These icons,
which are always available on the system bar, allow you to instantly jump back to the Home Screen,
return to a previous page, or launch a recent app.
Icon
Description
Allows you to go back to the previous screen, until you are in the Home
Screen.
Opens your Home Screen.
Opens a thumbnail list of your most recent apps. To launch an app,
touch the thumbnail image. If you wish to remove a thumbnail app,
swipe it to the left or right.
Making calls
To make a call:
1. Touch
on the Home Screen.
2. Touch the keys to key in the number you wish to call.
3. Touch
to dial.
4. Touch
to end the call.
Setting up your contacts list
To set up your contacts, you can do any of the following:
• Touch
then select Create a new contact. Follow the succeeding screen instructions to
add a new contact.
• Import your contacts from your SIM card into your PadFone Infinity. To import your contacts
from your SIM card:
1. Install the SIM card into your PadFone Infinity.
2. From the Home Screen, touch
to launch the People app.
3. Touch Import contacts.
4.Touch Import from SIM card. When prompted, select to which account you want to add
the contacts.
5. To import the contacts one at a time, touch to select a contact you wish to import, then
touch OK. When prompted, touch OK to confirm.
Connecting to the world
Connecting to mobile networks
After installing the SIM card, you are ready to use your PadFone Infinity to make/receive voice calls or
transmit/receive data. Different countries or regions may have different mobile networks available and
you may have to configure your PadFone Infinity to access these networks.
To configure your Mobile networks setting:
1. Do any of the following to go to the Settings screen:
to go to the All apps screen then touch Settings
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Touch
•
Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to go to ASUS Quick Settings then
touch
.
.
2. From the Settings screen, touch More....
3. Touch Mobile networks.
NOTE:
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For more details about ASUS Quick Settings, refer to the section Managing notifications in Chapter 4.
IMPORTANT:
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If your PadFone Infinity does not connect to a network, contact your mobile network carrier for assistance.
Refer to your PadFone Infinity Quick Start Guide for instructions on how to install a SIM card.
Connecting to Wi-Fi networks
Wi-Fi wireless networking technology allows you to exchange data wirelessly over a network. To use
Wi-Fi, enable the Wi-Fi feature in your PadFone Infinity and connect to a wireless network. Some
wireless networks are secured with a key or protected with digital certificates and requires additional
steps to set up; others are open and you can easily connect to them.
TIP:
Turn OFF Wi-Fi when you’re not using it to help save battery power.
To enable Wi-Fi and connect to a Wi-Fi network:
1. Do any of the following to go to the Settings screen:
to go to the All apps screen then touch Settings
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Touch
•
Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to go to ASUS Quick Settings then
touch
.
.
2. Slide the Wi-Fi switch to ON. When enabled, your PadFone Infinity scans for available Wi-Fi
networks.
3. Touch Wi-Fi to display list of available Wi-Fi networks nearby. Secured networks are
indicated with a lock icon.
4. Touch a network name to connect to it. If the network is secured or protected, you are
prompted to key in a Password or key in other credentials.
NOTE:
For more details about ASUS Quick Settings, refer to the section Managing notifications in Chapter 4.
IMPORTANT:
If your PadFone Infinity finds a network that you have connected to previously, it automatically connects to it.
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Using Bluetooth
Enabling or disabling Bluetooth in your device
Bluetooth is a wireless standard used for exchanging data over short distances. Bluetooth exists in
many products, such as smartphones, computers, tablet devices, and headsets.
Bluetooth is very useful when transferring data between two or more devices that are near each other.
The first time you connect to a Bluetooth device, you must pair it with your PadFone Infinity.
TIP:
Turn OFF Bluetooth in your PadFone Infinity when you’re not using it to help save battery power.
To enable or disable Bluetooth in your PadFone Infinity, you can do any of the following:
•
Touch
to go to the All apps screen then touch Settings
. Slide the Bluetooth
switch to ON / OFF.
•
Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to go to ASUS Quick Settings, touch
, and touch Bluetooth
.
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Pairing your PadFone Infinity with a Bluetooth device
Before you can connect to a device, you must first pair your PadFone Infinity to that device. Once
paired, the devices stay paired unless you unpair them.
To pair your PadFone Infinity to a device:
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen then touch Settings
. Slide the Bluetooth
switch to ON.
2. Touch Bluetooth to display all available Bluetooth devices within range. If the device you
want to pair with is not in the list, ensure that its Bluetooth feature is turned ON and set as
Discoverable. See the technical documentation that came with the device to learn how to
turn its Bluetooth ON and how to set it to discoverable.
3. If your PadFone Infinity has finished scanning before your Bluetooth device is ready, touch
Search for devices.
4. In the list of available devices, touch the Bluetooth device you want to pair with. Follow the
succeeding screen instructions to complete the pairing. If necessary, refer to the technical
documentation that came with the device.
Connecting your PadFone Infinity to a Bluetooth device
After you have paired your PadFone Infinity to a Bluetooth device, you can easily reconnect to it again
manually, after it is back in range.
To connect:
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen then touch Settings
. Slide the Bluetooth
switch to ON.
2. In the list of PAIRED DEVICES, touch the name of the paired device.
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Unpairing and configuring a Bluetooth device
To unpair or configure a Bluetooth device:
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen then touch Settings
. Slide the Bluetooth
switch to ON.
2. Touch Bluetooth to display the Bluetooth settings.
3. Touch the Bluetooth Quick Settings icon beside the connected Bluetooth device you want to
unpair or configure.
4. From the Bluetooth Quick Settings screen, you can do any of the following:
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Touch Unpair to unpair the device.
•
Touch Rename to rename the Bluetooth device.
5. Touch
when you’re finished.
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Using your PadFone Infinity Station
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Install your PadFone Infinity into your PadFone Infinity Station to extend its battery life and turn it into a
tablet device.
IMPORTANT:
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Before you start, ensure that you have read all the safety information and operating instructions in the
Important Notices bundled with your PadFone Infinity to prevent injury or damage to your device.
Refer to your PadFone Infinity Station Quick Start Guide for instructions on inserting your PadFone
Infinity into the PadFone Infinity Station.
NOTES:
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The image used is for reference only and may look different on your PadFone Infinity Station.
The Home Screen may update and change with Android OS.
Basics
Unlocking your device
To unlock your device, touch and drag the lock icon out of the circle to the open locked icon.
Entering the camera mode
To enter into Camera mode, touch and drag the lock icon out of the circle to the camera icon.
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Tutorial
Tutorial automatically starts the first time that you install your PadFone Infinity into your PadFone
Infinity Station. It offers useful insights about the seamless possibilities of using the PadFone Infinity
and PadFone Infinity Station.
To access it again, touch
to go to the All apps screen then touch Tutorial
.
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Home Screen
Open Google Text search
Display local weather information.
Touch to customize weather
widget settings, location, and
frequency updates.
Shortcuts
Displays your favourite
apps or widgets. Touch to
add or remove an app or
widget to the bar.
Return to the
previous screen
Return to
Home Screen
Displays your e-mail inbox.
Touch to configure the email
account for the first time, and
touch to read e-mails in the
e-mail inbox folder.
Display recent apps
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Open Google Voice search
Displays local date
Notification area &
Settings
Screen Views
The screen view rotates automatically when you hold the tablet horizontally to vertically, and vice versa.
To enable/ disable Auto-rotate screen, go to Settings > Display.
Landscape view
Portrait view
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Touching and typing
Using gestures
Use your fingers to launch apps, move icons, select menu items, press buttons, type on the onscreen
keyboard, and perform other useful gestures on your PadFone Infinity device’s touchscreen.
To key in or type something, touch the part where you need to type and the onscreen keyboard will pop
up.
The following table describes more useful gestures.
Gesture
Pinch
Place two fingers on the screen and spread them apart to zoom in
and bring them together to zoom out. This gesture can be used in
selected apps, including Maps, Gallery, and Browser.
Drag
Touch and hold an icon or item then, without lifting your finger, move
your finger on the screen to move the icon or item.
Touch and hold
Touch and hold an item until an action occurs.
Swipe or slide
Quickly move your finger across the screen in one sweeping motion.
Double-tap
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Description
Quickly tap twice on the screen to zoom.
Using the onscreen keyboard
You can type text using the onscreen keyboard.
In most apps, the onscreen keyboard appears automatically when needed. In other apps, you can
touch where you need to type to open the onscreen keyboard.
Touch for tab
Touch for
back space
Touch to turn caps lock ON,
Fixed ON, or OFF. When ON,
the alphabet keys are shown in
capital letters
Touch to hide onscreen keyboard
Touch and hold to select input method
Touch to toggle between numeric pad with
special characters and QWERTY keyboard
While typing on the onscreen keyboard, the keyboard displays suggestions that may match the text
that you need. Touch a suggestion to use it.
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Using Google voice typing
Google voice typing uses Google’s speech-recognition technology, that converts spoken words into text
input. You must be connected to the Internet when using this feature.
As you speak, the converted text is underlined and you can continue speaking to keep it, or you can
delete it.
To use Google voice typing:
1. Touch text field where you want to type text.
2. Depending on the app you’re using, you can do either of the following:
•
If you see the microphone icon
beside the text field, touch it.
•
If the onscreen keyboard is open, touch and hold
then when prompted to Choose
input method, touch Set up input methods and select Google voice typing.
3. When you see the microphone icon, speak clearly what you want to type. When you pause,
Google voice typing transcribes the text you spoke and displays it on the text field.
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Say “period”, “comma”, “question mark”, or “exclamation point” to type these punctuation marks.
Touch the Backspace key
to delete the underlined text.
Using apps and widgets
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You can seamlessly use applications between your PadFone Infinity and PadFone Infinity Station.
NOTES:
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PadFone Infinity and PadFone Infinity Station are purchased separately.
Some downloaded applications may work on your PadFone Infinity but may not work on your PadFone
Infinity Station, and vice versa.
Using apps on the PadFone Infinity
Launching apps
Touch
to display all your apps. The main apps screen is where you can see all your apps. From
the main apps screen you can:
• Touch an icon to launch an app.
• Swipe the screen to display more apps.
• Drag an app icon into the Home Screen.
• See apps compatible with the PadFone Infinity Station.
• Explore widgets.
• Get more apps from the Play Store.
Messaging
Touch
to compose and send a message.
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Surfing the web
Touch
to launch the browser and surf the web.
Managing notifications
Notifications alerts you about new messages, calendar events, media service connections, PC sync
information, alarms, and more.
Enable the ASUS Quick Settings app to see more and do more from your Notifications area.
NOTES:
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If ASUS Quick Settings is not enabled, go to the All Apps screen, touch
customized settings and enable Use ASUS Quick Settings.
Depending on your sound settings, you will also hear a sound at the same time a notification icon is
displayed on the top left of your screen - everytime a new notification arrives.
To see your notifications, swipe your finger down from the top of the screen.
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then select ASUS
ASUS Quick Settings
Swipe sideways to
see more options
Touch to toggle between
Outdoor mode and
Normal mode
Touch to get into
Settings screen
Touch to enable
Auto screen
brightness setting
Touch to respond
to a notification or
swipe sideways to
dismiss
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Description
Touch to enable or disable the Wi-Fi connection.
Touch to enable or disable Mobile Data function.
Touch to enable or disable Smart Saving function.
Touch to enable or disable Instant Dictionary app.
Touch to enable or disable Wi-Fi Hotspot function.
Touch to enable or disable the Bluetooth connection.
Touch to enable or disable the GPS function.
Touch to enable or disable the vibrate feature.
Touch to turn the volume’s mute mode on/off.
Touch to enable or disable the auto-rotate screen feature.
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Searching your PadFone Infinity or web
Use the Google Search bar at the top of your Home Screen to help you find anything that you need
from your PadFone Infinity or from the web. To start searching, you can do either of the following:
• Touch
on the search bar then key in your search item. As you key in your search
item, Google lists suggestions that may match your search, touch a suggestion to search for
it immediately or touch the arrow beside it to add the term into the search field.
• Touch
then when prompted to Speak now, speak clearly the item you’re searching.
Taking pictures
Use the camera app, taking pictures and videos with your PadFone Infinity is fun and easy.
The camera app works with two cameras, one 1.2 megapixel camera at the front of your device and
one 13 megapixel camera at the rear.
The front camera allows you take pictures and videos, while the rear camera allows you to take high
resolution pictures and videos. The rear camera also allows you to take pictures in Panorama mode,
where you can pan across a subject to create a single picture.
You can view your pictures and videos in the Gallery app.
Touch
on the Home Screen, then touch
to start taking pictures or touch
to start
taking video.
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ASUS Splendid
ASUS Splendid allows you to easily adjust the display settings.
Touch to switch
between tabs
Move to turn on/ off the
Vivid Mode
Move to adjust the color
temperature
Touch to reset to the
last changes you made
Touch to set to factory
defaults
To use ASUS Splendid:
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen then touch ASUS Splendid
.
2. Adjust the screen color temperature and contrast through the Temperature and
Enhancement taps.
3. Touch Done to apply the changes.
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Watch Calendar
Watch Calendar allows you to add, edit, and delete an event or appointment and sync it through your
Gmail account.
Add new event
Tap to view events
Edit an event
Delete an event
Event information
To use Watch Calendar:
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen then touch Watch Calendar
2. To add an event or appointment, touch
.
.
3. Key in the event name, date and time, location and description of the event. To attach a file,
touch + and select a file from the Gallery.
4. Touch Done.
5. To edit the selected event, touch
. Touch
to delete the selected event.
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SuperNote
SuperNote is a convenient app used for writing and painting on your PadFone Infinity. You can take
notes, send instant messages, draw sketches, create e-cards with audio recordings or diaries with
video, and a lot more.
To launch SuperNote, touch
to go to the All apps screen then touch SuperNote
.
Notebooks,
Bookmark,
Timestamp,
All Pages
Add new notebook
All your notebooks
Launch ASUS
WebStorage
Selection
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Search
Settings
Using SuperNote
To create a new notebook:
1. Touch New Notebook.
2. Key in a name for the file and choose the notebook type to start writing on the page.
The following screen describes the SuperNote screen features on your PadFone Infinity.
New page
Goes back to
SuperNote’s
main page
Return
Backspace
Space
Delete page
Settings
Paste, Recognize,
Baseline
Previous page
Page number
Next page
NOTE:
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For more details using SuperNote on your PadFone Infinity, tap Tutorial for Phone.
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Using apps on the PadFone Infinity Station
Managing Apps
App shortcut
You can create shortcuts for your favorite apps on your PadFone Infinity Home Screen.
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen.
2. From the All apps screen, touch and hold the icon of the app you wish to move then drag
and place the app on the Home Screen.
App info
You can view the detailed app information while you are creating a shortcut for the app. While holding
an app from the All apps screen to the Home Screen, the App info will appear on the top of the Home
Screen page. Drag the app to App info to display its detailed information.
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Removing App from Home Screen
You can remove app shortcuts from your PadFone Infinity Home Screen. The original app will remain in
your All apps screen. To remove an app in your Home Screen:
1. Touch and hold an app on your Home Screen until X Remove appears.
2. Drag the app to X Remove to remove it from the Home Screen.
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App Folder
Create folders to organize your applications and shortcuts on your PadFone Infinity Station Home
Screen.
1. On your PadFone Infinity Station’s Home Screen, touch and drag an app or shortcut onto
another app and a folder will appear.
2. Touch the new folder and tap Unnamed Folder to rename the folder.
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Recent Apps
Recent apps are displayed on the left panel of the Home Screen. You can find detailed information and
manage your apps from the Recent Apps list.
1. Touch the Recent Apps icon at the bottom of the Home Screen.
2. Swipe up or down the list to view Recent Apps. Swipe a recent app to the left or right to
remove from the list.
3. Touch and hold a recent app to display the menu. Select to remove app from list or display
app information.
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Task Manager
ASUS Task Manager displays a list of currently running utilities and applications and their usages in
percentages on your PadFone Infinity Station.
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen.
2. Touch WIDGETS to display the widgets menu.
3. Touch and hold ASUS Task Manager to display the ASUS Task Manager box on the Home
Screen.
4. Touch and hold the widget to display the sizing brackets. Pull the sizing bracket upward or
downward to show the complete list of tasks.
5. Tap
beside each running app to close the app. Touch Close All to close running apps
all at once.
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File Manager
File Manager allows you to easily locate and manage your data either on the internal storage device or
the connected external storage devices.
To access the internal storage device:
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen.
2. Go to All Apps screen, touch File Manager, then go to My Storage.
3. The Internal Storage (/sdcard/) and any connected external storage devices (/Removable/)
are displayed on the left panel. Touch the source icon on the left panel to display the content
list, and touch to select an item.
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4. Touch the Return folder icon to return to the root directory of My Storage.
To access the external storage device:
1. Touch the USB or SD card icon on the bottom right corner of your Home Screen to display
the notification box.
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2. Touch the folder icon to display its contents.
To copy, cut, delete, or share files:
Tick the file you wish to copy, cut, share, or delete and touch the action icon found at the tool bar on the
upper right corner of the File Manager screen.
You can also tick the file and drag/drop it to your desired destination folder.
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Play Store
Access lots of fun games and tools in the Play Store using your Google account. If you don’t have a
Google account, please create one.
To access the Play Store:
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen.
2. From the All apps screen, tap Play Store
.
3. You need a Google account to access Google Play. If you don’t have an existing account,
tap New.
4. Type your Email and Password to Sign in if you already have an account.
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5. After signing in, you can start downloading and adding apps to your device from the Play
Store.
NOTES:
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You cannot restore the deleted applications, but you can login with the same ID and download them again.
Some applications are free and some might charge you through a credit card.
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Settings
Settings screen allows you to configure the settings of your PadFone Infinity Station, including
Wireless & networks, Device, Personal, Accounts, and System settings. Touch the tabs on the left
to switch screens and do the configurations.
There are two ways to go to the Settings screen.
From the All apps screen:
Touch Settings to display the settings menu.
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From ASUS Quick Settings:
Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to launch the ASUS Quick Settings panel.
Display local date and time
Quick Setting Adjustment
Panel. Touch the individual
icons to turn on/ off the
function.
Brightness Manual
Adjustment
Auto Brightness
Wi-Fi settings
Settings Menu
Launch AudioWizard
Notification Panels
Notification panels will appear under the Quick Setting panel for alerts or updates in apps, incoming
emails, and utillity status.
IMPORTANT:
Swipe a notification to the right or to the left to remove item from the list.
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Music
Touch Music on the Home Screen to play your music files. This application automatically collects and
displays all the audio files stored in your PadFone Infinity Station and connected external storage
devices.
You can shuffle and play all audio files randomly or flip to select an album for your listening pleasure.
Use the buttons on the top to conveniently sort or search your audio files.
Sort the audio files by Recent,
Albums, Artists, Songs, Playlists,
and Genres
•
Search for a music file
NOTE:
The audio and video codec supported by your PadFone Infinity Station:
Decoder
Audio Codec: AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1(AAC+), HE-AACv2(enhanced AAC+),
AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MP3, FLAC, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, Vorbis,
WAV a-law/mu-law, WAV linear PCM
Video Codec: H.263, H.264, MPEG-4, VP8
Encoder
Audio Codec: AAC LC/LTP, AMR-NB, AMR-WB
Video Codec: H.263, H.264, MPEG-4
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Settings for Music
Gallery
Touch Gallery on the All apps screen to browse for images or video files. This app automatically
collects and displays all the images and video files stored in your PadFone Infinity.
From the Gallery, you can display images in a slideshow or touch to select for image or video files.
You can also use the menu buttons on the upper right corner of the Gallery screen to sort the files by
album, by location, by time, by people, or by tags.
Gallery settings
Videos and photos
Quick launch camera
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Sharing and deleting albums
Touch and hold an album in the Gallery until the Tool bar on top appears.
Using the Tool bar options, you can upload, delete, or share selected albums online.
Tool bar
Album details
Share the selected album
through ASUS Webstorage,
Bluetooth®, or Gmail®
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Delete the selected album
Sharing, deleting, and editing images
Touch an image in the Gallery and use the tool bar on the upper right corner to share, delete, or edit a
selected image.
Tool bar
Album details
Share the selected album
through Amazon Kindle, ASUS
Webstorage, or Bluetooth®
Delete the selected album
CAUTION!
You cannot restore a deleted file.
Check the image information, and
edit the selected image
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Gallery widget
The Photo Gallery widget allows immediate access to your favorite photos or albums right from the
Home Screen.
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen.
2. Touch Widgets to display the widgets menu.
3. Touch and hold Photo Gallery until the gallery widget box moves to the Home Screen and
displays the Choose images menu box.
4. Choose the album or image that you wish to place as a widget on the Home Screen.
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Camera
Touch Camera from the Home Screen to take pictures or record videos. You can use the front camera
or the back camera to take pictures or record videos.
The image and video files are saved to Gallery.
Camera mode
Mode switch
Modes
Effects
Resolutions
Brightness
Settings
Camera switch
Flash
Zoom in/out
Capture button
Record button
Albums
Video mode
Mode switch
Modes
Effects
Resolutions
Brightness
Settings
Camera switch
Flash
Zoom in/out
Capture button
Record button
Albums
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Email
Email allows you to add several e-mail accounts and conveniently browse and manage your e-mails.
To set up an email account:
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen.
2. Touch Email
to launch the email app.
3. From the email app screen,key in your Email
address and Password, then touch Next.
4. Wait while your PadFone Infinity automatically
checks your incoming and outgoing mail server
settings.
5. Configure the Account options and touch
Next.
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6. Provide a name for the account and key in
the name you want displayed on the outgoing
messages. Touch Next to log into your mail
inbox.
To add email accounts:
1. Touch
Email
to go to the All apps screen, touch
and login using the account that
you’ve previously set up.
2. Touch Settings on the upper right corner to
display the preferences for this account.
3. Touch Add account on the upper right corner
to add another account.
NOTE:
You can include all your e-mail accounts in Email.
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Gmail
Gmail (Google mail) allows you to access your Gmail account, receive, and compose e-mails.
To set up a Gmail account:
1. Touch Gmail from the All apps screen.
Touch Existing and type your existing
Email and Password, then touch Sign in.
NOTE:
Touch New if you do not own a Google Account.
2. Wait while your PadFone Infinity
communicates with Google servers to set
up your account.
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3. You can use your Google account to backup
and restore your settings and data. Touch
to
sign in to your Gmail.
IMPORTANT:
If you have several e-mail accounts in addition to Gmail, use Email to set up and access all your e-mail
accounts at same time.
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MyLibrary
MyLibrary, an integrated interface for your e-book collections, allows you to place your purchased or
downloaded e-books into different bookshelves and genres.
Touch
to go to the All apps screen, then touch MyLibrary.
IMPORTANT:
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MyLibrary supports e-books in ePub, PDF and TXT format.
You may need Adobe Flash® player to open some e-books. Download Adobe Flash® player before using
MyLibrary.
All your bookshelves
Search for an e-book
Sort by title, author,
date, or My Array
Recent Read List
and other settings
Selection mode
Books on the
selected bookshelf
Latest read
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Reading your e-books
To read e-books:
1. Touch to select an e-book on the bookshelf.
2. Touch the screen to show the tool bar on the top.
Use text-to-speech function for
this page
Marker
Search key words
Chapter list
Zoom out/ Zoom in
Insert bookmark
Text-to-speech, Bookmark list,
Highlight/ Note list, Day/ Night
mode, and Search
Page scroll
NOTES:
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Android initiates the download and installation of necessary resource if you would like to use the
text-to-speech function.
Tap on the Bookmark list and select the marked page to show the bookmark icon on the upper right corner
of the screen.
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3. Flip pages like a real book or move the page scroll at the bottom.
Making notes on your e-books
1. Touch and hold on a desired word or sentence until the tool menu and the dictionary
definition are displayed.
2. Once selected, you either highlight the selected word with a marker, add a note, use
text-to-speech function for the selected text, or simply copy the word.
3. Move the selection point to extend the selected region to a whole phrase or sentence if
needed.
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Local and Maps
Local
Local allows you to easily find places such as nearby attractions, restaurants, coffee shops, or gas
stations. It also allows you to check in your current location at a specific time and share this information
with others.
Maps
Maps allows you to find establishments, view maps, and get directions. Use the tool bar on the top to
get directions or create your own maps.
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Polaris® Office
Polaris® Office is a set of interrelated desktop applications that allows you to create, read, and edit
documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.
To use Polaris® Office:
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen.
2. In the All apps screen, touch Polaris® Office.
3. Touch any of the following:
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Touch Browser to view the files/folders in the local storage.
•
Touch Clouds to add a cloud service account.
•
Touch Form type to view all documents by type.
•
Touch Favorites to view your favorite files.
Adding new files
To add new files, touch
•
on the upper right corner of the screen:
Touch Document (.doc) or Document (.docx) to start the word processor to edit
documents.
•
Touch Sheet (.xls) or Sheet (.xlsx) to start the spreadsheet to perform calculation and
manage information.
•
Touch Slide (.ppt) or Slide (.pptx) to start the application to create and share
presentations.
•
Touch Text to create text files.
Adding Accounts
You are allowed to edit your files with Polaris® Office from other accounts, including Google Docs,
WSBoxNet, and WSDropbox.
1. Touch Clouds.
2. Select a desired service to add.
3. Key in your e-mail account and password and touch Done to add the account.
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App Backup
App Locker allows you to back up your installed apps and app data on both the internal and external
storage, and restore your installed apps and app data after updating your device firmware.
NOTE:
App Backup cannot restore an app that requires an account authentication. If you have problems with such an
app, go to Settings > Apps to clear the app data and log in again.
To use App Backup:
1. From the All apps screen, touch on App backup.
2. Accept the End User License Agreement.
3. Read through the Welcome message and touch
Start to start using App Backup.
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To backup an app:
1. Tick the apps you would like to
back up and select a Backup
Type to back up the app data only
or both the app and the app data.
2. When done, touch Backup on the
upper right corner of the screen to
start backup.
To restore an app:
1. Touch Restore List to display the
Restore List page.
2. Touch a backup file you would like
to restore.
3. Touch OK on the confirmation
message to start restoring an
app.
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App Locker
App Locker allows you to password-protect your apps.
To use App Locker:
1. From the All apps screen, touch on App Locker.
2. Set up your password.
3. Touch OK to activate App Locker.
4. Tick the apps you would like to
lock.
5. You can also deactivate App
Locker or change the password
from Settings on the upper right
corner.
NOTES:
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Locked apps will have lock icons on the Home Screen.
You will be asked for your password everytime you access the locked apps.
ASUS Echo
ASUS Echo lets you use your voice to make calls, search for contacts, adjust the device volume, adjust
screen settings, switch on/off Wi-Fi/Bluetooth, and more.
Touch to record a
voice command
Settings
Touch to show sample
voice commands
To use ASUS Echo:
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen then touch ASUS Echo
2. Touch
to record a voice command. ASUS Echo will perform an action accordingly.
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ASUS Story
ASUS Story allows you to create and share photo stories.
To use ASUS Story:
1. From the All apps screen, touch on ASUS Story.
2. Touch Create Story to create a photo story.
3. Key in the story name and touch OK.
4. Select photos you want to add to the story and
touch Done.
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To edit and share a story:
1. Touch a story name from the ASUS Story main
page.
2. Touch
on the upper right corner of the screen to edit a photo story.
Touch to rearrange
the photos
Touch to add a
photo
Touch to add a map
Touch to add text
Touch to layout a
page
Edit menu
3. Touch
on the upper left corner of the screen then touch
to share a photo story.
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ASUS Studio
ASUS Studio is a photo utility that allows you to easily view, manage, edit, and share photos.
To use ASUS Studio:
1. From the All apps screen, touch on ASUS Studio.
Sort photos by
time, location,
and people
All photos
All albums
Settings
2. Touch a folder name and touch to play all photos in the folder in a slideshow or delete
multipule photos all at once.
Back
Sort by name, new to
old, old to new
Slideshow, selection
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3. Touch a photo from a folder to edit, tag, delete, or share it.
Back
Share
Settings
Mark as favourite
Tag
Edit
Delete
NOTE:
Photos with same tags can be automatically combined into one album, allowing you to filp through pages like
that in a traditional photo album.
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ASUS To-Do
ASUS To-Do allows you to take down your to-do things quickly and easily, and manage your time
effectively.
To use ASUS To-Do:
1. From the All apps screen, touch on ASUS To-Do.
2. Touch
to create a folder.
3. Select a folder and touch
to creat a to-do item.
Key in a summary, date and time, and other details.
4. To edit a to-do item, touch
All to-do folders
. Touch
Calendar
Add a new folder
to delete the selected to-do item.
Search
Add a new to-do item
Settings
Delete
Edit
Create a to-do
item for an cloud
or email account
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To-do list
SuperNote
SuperNote is a convenient app used for writing and painting on your PadFone Infinity Station. You can
take notes, send instant messages, draw sketches, create e-cards with audio recordings or diaries with
video, and lots more.
Settings
All your notebooks
Search for notebooks
Selection
Sort/Import
Notebook, show
locked Notebook
Notebooks,
Bookmark,
Timestamp,
All Pages
Create a new
notebook
Launch ASUS
WebStorage
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Using SuperNote
To create a new notebook:
1. Touch Add a new notebook.
2. Key in a name for the file and choose the notebook type to start writing on the page.
The following screen describes the SuperNote screen features on your PadFone Infinity Station:
Read only
Bookmarks
Delete page
New page
Save
Search
Share and Export
Settings
Goes back to
SuperNote’s
main page
Space
Backspace
Return
Next page
Page number
Previous page
NOTE:
For more details using SuperNote on your PadFone Infinity Station, tap Tutorial for Pad.
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Watch Calendar
Watch Calendar allows you to add, edit and delete an event or appointment and sync it through your
Gmail account.
1. From the All apps screen, touch Watch
Calendar.
2. To add an event or appointment, touch New
Event.
3. Key in the event name, date and time, location
and description of the event. You can also
attach a file by touching
then selecting a
file from the Gallery.
4. Touch Done on the upper right cover of the
screen.
To edit an event, touch the event name and
touch on the right panel.
Touch
to delete the selected event.
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Using PadFone Infinity widgets
Adding widgets
Widgets are useful and fun applications that brings information and services conveniently to your Home
Screen at-a-glance. You can find them in the Widgets tab in the All Apps screen, ready to be moved
into your Home Screen.
To see your widgets, touch
on your Home Screen then touch the Widgets tab at the top of screen.
From the main Widgets screen, you can:
• Drag a widget to another screen.
• Swipe left or right to move between screens and view more widgets.
IMPORTANT:
•
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You may be prompted to perform additional tasks (such as registration, activation) before you can use a
selected widget.
If there is not enough room on the screen where you placed a widget, the widget won’t get added to that
screen.
To remove a widget:
• Touch and hold the widget until X Remove appears then without lifting your finger, drag the
widget into X Remove.
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Task Manager
Task Manager is an easy and quick way to close running apps. It effectively cleans your cache and
frees more cache space for your PadFone Infinity.
To use Task Manager, swipe your screen to the right.
Shows number of running apps
Shows cache size status
Touch to close all running apps
Touch to lock/ unlock an app
Touch to close an app
Additional options:
• To resize Task Manager, touch and hold anywhere on the app until the resize border
appears. Touch and drag the sizing handle to adjust to your preferred screen size. You can
do this to create additional room for more apps.
• To remove Task Manager, touch and hold the app until X Remove appears, then without
lifting your finger, drag the app into X Remove.
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Using PadFone Infinity Station widgets
Adding widgets
Use widgets to conveniently access useful and fun applications on your PadFone Infinity Station’s
Home Screen. You can find them in the Widgets tab in the All Apps screen, ready to be moved into
your Home Screen.
To see your widgets, touch
to go to the All apps screen, then touch Widgets.
From the main Widgets screen, you can:
• Drag a widget to another screen.
• Swipe left or right to move between screens and view more widgets.
IMPORTANT:
•
•
You may be prompted to perform additional tasks (such as registration, activation) before you can use a
selected widget.
If there is not enough room on the screen where you placed a widget, the widget won’t get added to that
screen.
To remove a widget:
• Touch and hold the widget until X Remove appears then without lifting your finger, drag the
widget into X Remove.
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ASUS Battery
This special widget shows the individual battery status of your PadFone Infinity and PadFone Infinity
Station by percentage and color. The more battery power, the brighter the color.
1. Touch
to go to the All apps screen.
2. Touch Widgets to display the widgets menu.
3. Touch and hold ASUS Battery to display the ASUS Battery app.
4. The notifications panel also display the battery status. The battery status of the PadFone
Infinity and PadFone Infinity Station are shown separately. When battery is low, the battery
icon turns from blue to red with an exclamation mark. There will also be a warning sound to
notify you when the battery is running low.
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