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Acer ICONIA TAB User Guide

Model: A100 (Wi-Fionly models) and A101(Wi-Fi+3Gmodels) First issue: 06/2011

Acer ICONIA TAB

Model number: __________________________________

Serial number: ___________________________________

Date of purchase: ________________________________

Place of purchase: ________________________________

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Table of contents

Table of contents

End user license agreement

Getting to know your tablet

Features and functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Product registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Setting Up

 

Unpacking your tablet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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

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Using your tablet

Using the SIM card slot (only for Wi-Fi+3G models) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Charging your tablet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Turning on for the first time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Locking your tablet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Using the touchscreen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 The Home screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 The onscreen keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Editing text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Connecting devices to your tablet

Connecting to AC power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Inserting a microSD card (optional) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Connecting to a PC as a USB storage device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Connecting a Bluetooth device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Connecting to a television with HDMI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Connecting to the dock (optional) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Going online

Managing Wi-Fi connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Browsing the Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Setting up Gmail (Google mail) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Composing an email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Setting up the Email application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Online applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Acer content folders

Using the content folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

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Playing music and video

Multimedia playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Media Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Dolby Mobile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

Managing contacts

Using the camera

Camera icons and indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Taking a photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Shooting a video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Using a cellular data network

(only for Wi-Fi+3G models)

Installing a SIM card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Adjusting connection settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Internet sharing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

Advanced settings

Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Putting your tablet in Airplane mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Activating or deactivating connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Adjusting Bluetooth settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Connecting to a PC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Synchronization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Setting the date and time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Setting alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Changing language and text options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Managing applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Updating your tablet’s operating system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Resetting your tablet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

Appendix

FAQ and troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Other sources of help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

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End user license agreement

IMPORTANT - READ CAREFULLY: THIS END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT ("AGREEMENT") IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (EITHER AN INDIVIDUAL OR A SINGLE ENTITY), AND ACER INC. INCLUDING ITS SUBSIDIARIES ("ACER") FOR THE SOFTWARE (WHETHER PROVIDED BY ACER OR BY ACER'S LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS) THAT ACCOMPANIES THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING ANY ASSOCIATED MEDIA, PRINTED MATERIALS AND RELATED USER ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTATION WHICH MAY BE BRANDED "ACER" ("SOFTWARE"). AGREEMENTS RELATING TO ANY OTHER PRODUCT OR TOPIC ARE NEITHER INTENDED NOR SHOULD THEY BE IMPLIED. BY INSTALLING THE ACCOMPANYING SOFTWARE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT CONTINUE THE INSTALLATION PROCESS AND IMMEDIATELY DELETE ALL INSTALLED FILES, IF ANY, OF THE ACCOMPANYING SOFTWARE FROM YOUR DEVICE.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A VALIDLY-LICENSEDCOPY OF THE APPLICABLE SOFTWARE, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO INSTALL, COPY OR OTHERWISE USE THE SOFTWARE, AND HAVE NO RIGHTS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT.

The Software is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and conventions as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. The Software is licensed, not sold.

GRANT OF LICENSE

Acer grants to you the following non-exclusiveandnon-transferablerights with respect to the Software. Under this Agreement, you may:

1.Install and use the Software only on a single designated device. A separate license is required for each device on which the Software will be used;

2.Make one copy of the Software solely for backup or archival purposes;

3.Make one hard copy of any electronic documents included in the Software, provided that you receive the documents electronically.

RESTRICTIONS

You may NOT:

1.Use or copy the Software except as provided in this Agreement;

2.Rent or lease the Software to any third party;

3.Modify, adapt, or translate the Software in whole or in part;

4.Reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the Software or create derivative works based upon the Software;

5.Merge the Software with any other program or modify the Software, except for your personal use; and

6.Sublicense or otherwise make the Software available to third parties, except that you may, after prior written notification to Acer, transfer the Software as a whole to a third party so long as you do not retain any copies of the Software and such third party accepts the terms of this Agreement.

7.Transfer your rights under this Agreement to any third parties.

8.Export the Software in contravention of applicable export laws and regulations, or (i) sell, export, re-export,transfer, divert, disclose technical data, or dispose of, any Software to any prohibited person, entity, or destination including, without limitation, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria; or (ii) use any Software for any use prohibited by the laws or regulations of the United States.

SUPPORT SERVICES

Acer is not obligated to provide technical or other support for the Software. ACER LIVE UPDATE

Certain software contains elements that enable the use of the Acer Live Update service, which allows for updates for such software to be automatically downloaded and installed on your device. By installing the software, you hereby agree and consent that Acer (or its licensors) may automatically check the version of such software that you are using on your device and may provide upgrades to such software that may be automatically downloaded on to your device.

OWNERSHIP AND COPYRIGHT

Title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the Software and all copies thereof shall remain with Acer or Acer's licensors or suppliers (as applicable). You do not have or shall not gain any proprietary interest in the Software (including any modifications or copies made by or for you) or any related intellectual property rights. Title and related rights in the content accessed through the Software is the property of the applicable content owner and may be protected by applicable law. This license gives you no rights to such contents. You hereby agree

1.Not to remove any copyright or other proprietary notices from the Software;

2.To reproduce all such notices on any authorized copies you make; and

3.To use best efforts to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Software.

TRADEMARKS

This Agreement does not grant to you any rights in connection with any trademarks or service marks of Acer or of Acer's licensors or suppliers.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ACER, ITS SUPPLIERS, AND ITS LICENSORS, PROVIDE THE SOFTWARE "AS IS" AND WITH ALL FAULTS, AND HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL OTHER WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, DUTIES OR

CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OF ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF

RESPONSES, OF RESULTS, OF WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, OF LACK OF VIRUSES, AND OF LACK OF NEGLIGENCE, ALL WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE AND THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT SERVICES. ALSO, THERE IS NO

End user license agreement

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WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, QUIET POSSESSION, CORRESPONDENCE TO DESCRIPTION OR NON-INFRINGEMENTWITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE.

EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL AND CERTAIN OTHER DAMAGES

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL ACER, ACER'S SUPPLIERS, OR ACER'S LICENSORS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS OR CONFIDENTIAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, FOR PERSONAL INJURY, FOR LOSS OF PRIVACY, FOR FAILURE TO MEET ANY DUTY INCLUDING OF GOOD FAITH OR OF REASONABLE CARE, FOR NEGLIGENCE, AND FOR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR OTHER LOSS WHATSOEVER) ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT SERVICES, OR OTHERWISE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, EVEN IN THE EVENT OF THE FAULT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR BREACH OF WARRANTY OF ACER OR ITS SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS, AND EVEN IF ACER AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND REMEDIES

NOTWITHSTANDING ANY DAMAGES THAT YOU MIGHT INCUR FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL DAMAGES REFERENCED ABOVE AND ALL DIRECT OR GENERAL DAMAGES), THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF ACER, ITS SUPPLIERS, AND ITS LICENSORS, UNDER ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ALL OF THE FOREGOING, SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU FOR THE SOFTWARE. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS (INCLUDING DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL AND CERTAIN OTHER DAMAGES ABOVE) SHALL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EVEN IF ANY REMEDY FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OR LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

TERMINATION

Without prejudice to any other rights, Acer may immediately terminate this Agreement without notice if you fail to comply with any terms and conditions of this Agreement.

In such event, you must:

1.Cease all use of the Software;

2.Destroy or return to Acer the original and all copies of the Software; and

3.Delete the Software from all devices on which it was resident.

All disclaimers of warranties and limitation of liability set forth in this Agreement shall survive termination of this Agreement.

GENERAL

This Agreement represents the complete agreement between you and Acer relating to this license for the Software and supersedes all prior agreements, communications, proposals and representations between the parties and prevails over any conflicting or additional terms of any quote, order, acknowledgement or similar communication. This Agreement may only be modified by a written document signed by both parties. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE AND SERVICES

Software provided hereunder by Acer's licensors or suppliers ("Third Party Software") is made available to you for your personal, non-commercialuse only. You may not use the Third Party Software in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the services provided by Acer's licensors or suppliers hereunder ("Third Party Services"). Furthermore, you may not use the Third Party Software in any manner that could interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Third Party Services, or the services and products of Acer's licensors' or suppliers' third party licensors. Your use of the Third Party Software and Third Party Services is also subject to additional terms and conditions and policies which can be accessed through our global website.

Privacy policy

During registration you will be asked to submit some information to Acer. Please refer to Acer’s privacy policy at www.acer.com or your local Acer website.

Music recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote®. Gracenote®, Gracenote logo and logotype, and the "Powered by Gracenote" logo are either a registered trademark or a trademark of Gracenote, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

XT9 and the XT9 logo are registered trademarks of Nuance Communications, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States of America and/or other countries.

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Getting to know your tablet

Features and functions

Your new tablet offers leading, easy-to-accessmultimedia and entertainment features. You can:

Connect to the Internet via Wi-Fior, if your tablet includes 3G features, HSDPA+.

Access your email while on the move.

Keep in touch with your friends via your Contacts and social networking applications.

Listen to rich, full-impactaudio via Dolby Mobile.

Product registration

When using your product for the first time, it is recommended that you immediately register it. This will give you access to 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. Click Registration and follow the simple instructions.

You can also register directly from your tablet by tapping the Acer Registration icon.

After we receive your product registration, you will be sent a confirmation email with important data that you should keep in a safe place.

Getting to know your tablet

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Setting Up

Unpacking your tablet

Your new tablet comes packed in a protective box. Carefully unpack the box and remove the contents. If any of the following items is missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately:

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Poster / product and saftey information / safety leaflet

USB cable

AC adapter

Warranty card / ITW

GPL notice

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Getting to know your tablet

Front view

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Item

Description

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Touchscreen

7-inch,1024 x 600 pixel capacitive touchscreen.

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Home button

Tap this icon to go directly to the Home screen.

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Front-facingcamera

A 2-megapixelcamera for video chatting and

 

 

self-portraitimages.

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Light sensor

Detects ambient light and automatically adjusts

 

 

the screen brightness.

Setting Up

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Back view

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No.

Item

Description

 

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5 MP camera

A 5-megapixelcamera for taking high-

 

 

resolution images.

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LED flash

Lights to illuminate images.

Top view

 

 

 

 

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No.

Item

Description

 

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Power button

Long press to turn the tablet on, press briefly to

 

 

turn the screen on/off or enter sleep mode;

 

 

press and hold to turn the tablet off.

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3.5 mm headphone jack

Connects to stereo headphones.

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