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Microsoft, MS-DOS,Windows, Windows NT, Windows Server,

Windows Mobile, ActiveSync, Excel, Internet Explorer, MSN, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

THIS DEVICE IS NOT CHARGED WHEN YOU TAKE IT OUT OF THE BOX. DO NOT REMOVE THE BATTERY PACK WHEN THE DEVICE IS CHARGING.

YOUR WARRANTY IS INVALIDATED IF YOU OPEN OR TAMPER WITH THE DEVICE’S OUTER CASING.

EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES

When in any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere or where flammable materials exist, the product should be turned off and the user should obey all signs and instructions. Sparks in such areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Users are advised not to use the equipment at refueling points such as service or gas stations, and are reminded of the need to observe restrictions on the use of radio equipment in fuel depots, chemical plants, or where blasting operations are in progress. Areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere are often, but not always, clearly marked. These include fueling areas, below deck on boats, fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities, and areas where the air contains chemicals or particles, such as grain, dust, or metal powders.

PRIVACY RESTRICTIONS

Some countries require full disclosure of recorded telephone conversations, and stipulate that you must inform the person with whom you are speaking that the conversation is being recorded.

Always obey the relevant laws and regulations of your country when using the recording feature of your Pocket PC Phone.

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Important Safety Precautions

When using this product, the safety precautions below must be taken to offset possible legal liabilities and damages.

ELECTRICAL SAFETY

This product is intended for use when supplied with power from the battery. Other usage may be dangerous and will invalidate any approval given to this product.

SAFETY IN AIRCRAFTS

Due to the possible interference caused by this product to an aircraft's navigation system and its communications network, using this product on board an airplane is against the law in most countries.

ENVIRONMENT RESTRICTIONS

Do not use this product at gas or refueling stations. The use of this product is also prohibited in fuel storehouses, chemical plants, and locations containing explosives.

SAFETY FOR ENVIRONMENTS

Do not use this product in gas stations, fuel depots, chemical plants or where blasting operations are in progress, or in potentially explosive atmospheres such as fuelling areas, below deck on boats, fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities, and areas where the air contains chemicals or particles, such as grain, dust, or metal powders. Please be aware that Sparks in such areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death.

ROAD SAFETY

Vehicle drivers in motion are not permitted to use telephony services with handheld devices, except in the case of emergency. In some countries, using hand-freedevices as an alternative is allowed.

INTERFERENCE WITH MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FUNCTIONS

This product may cause medical equipment to malfunction. The use of this device is forbidden in most hospitals and medical clinics.

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NONIONIZING RADIATION

This product should be operated in the suggested normal condition only to ensure the radiative performance and safety of the interference.

As with other mobile radio transmitting equipment, users are advised that for satisfactory operation of the equipment and for the safety

of personnel, it is recommended that no part of the human body be allowed to come too close to the antenna during operation of the equipment.

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Contents

 

Chapter 1 Getting Started

 

1.1 Getting to Know your Device and its Accessories......

10

1.2

Installing the SIM Card................................................

16

1.3

Battery Information .....................................................

17

1.4

Starting Up...................................................................

18

1.5

The Today Screen........................................................

21

1.6

Using the Start Menu...................................................

23

Chapter 2 Entering and Searching Information

 

2.1

Introduction..................................................................

28

2.2

Using the Keyboard ....................................................

29

2.3

Using Letter Recognizer.............................................

30

2.4

Using Block Recognizer .............................................

31

2.5

Using Transcriber........................................................

32

2.6

Using Phone Pad.........................................................

36

2.7

Drawing and Writing on the Screen...........................

39

2.8

Recording a Note.........................................................

40

2.9

Searching Information ................................................

42

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Chapter 3 Using Phone Features

 

3.1

Using the Phone..........................................................

44

3.2

Making a Call ...............................................................

46

3.3

Receiving a Call...........................................................

48

3.4

Smart Dialing ...............................................................

49

3.5

In-callOptions .............................................................

51

3.6

Additional Dialing Information...................................

53

Chapter 4 Synchronizing Your Device

 

4.1

Using ActiveSync ........................................................

56

4.2

Synchronizing Information.........................................

58

4.3

Synchronizing via Infrared and Bluetooth................

60

4.4

Synchronizing Music, Video, and Pictures ...............

62

Chapter 5 Managing Your Pocket PC Phone

 

5.1

Personalizing Your Pocket PC Phone .......................

64

5.2

Adding and Removing Programs...............................

73

5.3

Managing Memory.......................................................

74

5.4

Backing Up Files .........................................................

76

5.5

Protecting Your Device ...............................................

78

5.6

Resetting Your Pocket PC Phone ..............................

80

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Chapter 6 Getting Connected

 

6.1

Connecting to the Internet..........................................

84

6.2

Internet Explorer Mobile ............................................

86

6.3

Using Bluetooth...........................................................

90

6.4

Using Comm Manager ................................................

95

6.5

Using Terminal Services Client..................................

98

6.6

Using Modem Link.....................................................

100

Chapter 7 Exchanging Messages and

 

 

Using Outlook

 

7.1

E-mailand Text Messages........................................

104

7.2

MMS Messages...........................................................

111

7.3

Pocket MSN Messenger.............................................

117

7.4

Calendar......................................................................

119

7.5

Contacts.....................................................................

121

7.6

Tasks...........................................................................

123

7.7

Notes ..........................................................................

125

Chapter 8 Experiencing Multimedia

 

8.1

Using Camera ............................................................

128

8.2

Using Pictures & Videos...........................................

139

8.3

Using Windows Media Player...................................

144

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Chapter 9 Using Other Applications

9.1

Word Mobile...............................................................

152

9.2

Excel Mobile...............................................................

154

9.3

Viewing Slide Shows with PowerPoint Mobile .......

156

9.4

Using ClearVue PDF..................................................

157

9.5

Using MIDlet Manager...............................................

158

9.6

Using ZIP....................................................................

163

9.7

Using Voice Speed Dial.............................................

167

Appendix

 

A.1

Regulatory Notices....................................................

172

A.2

PC Requirement to Run ActiveSync 4.x ................

180

A.3

Troubleshooting .......................................................

181

A.4

Specifications ...........................................................

186

A.5

Index ..........................................................................

188

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Chapter 1

Getting Started

1.1 Getting to Know your Device and its Accessories

1.2Installing the SIM Card

1.3Battery Information

1.4Starting Up

1.5The Today Screen

1.6Using the Start Menu

1.1 Getting to Know your Device and its Accessories

Front, top, and left-sideview

1

2

3

4

5

6

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7

 

 

14

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10

11

12

13

No.

Item

Function

1MiniSD Card Slot Lets you insert a storage card (miniSD) for storing data.

2POWER Button Press to turn off your device temporarily and switch the

device to sleep mode; press and hold (about five seconds) to turn off your device completely.

When your device is in sleep mode, you can still use the phone function to receive calls; however, the phone function is off when you turn off the device completely.

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Notification

Bi-colorLED on the left side: Blue for Bluetooth system

 

LED 1

notification of powered-upand ready to transmit radio

 

 

frequency signal, and Green for Wi-Fistatus.

 

 

- Blinking Blue indicates the device is in Bluetooth-

 

 

enabled mode.

 

 

- Blinking Green indicates the device is in Wi-Fi-enabled

 

 

mode.

 

 

Please note that Bluetooth and Wi-Fifeatures can

 

 

coexist on your device. If the two features are enabled

 

 

simultaneously, the LED will blink Blue and Green

 

 

alternately.

4

Speaker

Listen to audio or a phone call from here.

5

Notification

Bi-colorLED on the right side: Green and Red for GSM

 

LED 2

standby, SMS message, GSM network status, notification,

 

 

battery charging status.

 

 

- Blinking Green indicates the device connects to the

 

 

GSM network.

 

 

- Glowing Green indicates the battery is fully charged

 

 

(using the AC adapter).

 

 

- Blinking Red indicates the battery is low.

 

 

- Glowing Red indicates the device is in LDO charging

 

 

mode (the battery is empty).

 

 

- Blinking Amber (Green + Red) indicates there is

 

 

notification from the system.

 

 

- Glowing Amber (Green + Red) indicates the battery is

 

 

under charging by connecting the AC adapter.

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Internet Explorer

Press to launch Internet Explorer.

7

Messaging

Launches the outlook (email) application.

8

Touch Screen

Use to write, draw, or make a selection with the stylus.

9

Left SOFT KEY

Performs the command shown in the label shown on the

 

 

Display Screen above the button.

10

Right SOFT KEY

Performs the command shown in the label shown on the

 

 

Display Screen above the button.

11

END Button

Press to end a call.

12

NAVIGATION

Press this multi-directionalcontrol up, down, left, or right

 

control

to move through menus, program instructions; carry out

 

 

the selection by pressing the center button.

13

TALK Button

Press to answer an incoming call or dial a number.

14

Volume

Press up or down to adjust the volume. To adjust the

 

Controller

conversation phone volume, you must do it during a call.

 

 

Adjusting the volume at another time will affect the ring,

 

 

notification, and MP3 sound levels.

15

Comm Manager

Press to start Comm manager; press and hold to switch to

 

 

vibration mode.

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Back, bottom, and right-sideview

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2

3

4

10

11

12

5

6

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No.

Item

Function

 

 

 

1

Car Antenna

You can connect your phone to a car antenna to utilize

 

Connector

the superior reception quality. Car antenna must be

 

 

purchased separately.

2

Flash

Allows you to capture images even in a dark

 

 

environment.

3Self-Portrait Mirror Position your device until this mirror reflects the image

 

you want to capture.

 

 

4 Camera Lens

The “live” incoming video stream enters through this

 

lens, when Camera mode is active.

5Stylus and Stylus Use the stylus to write, draw, or select items on the

 

Slot

touch screen.

 

 

 

6

Microphone

Speak into the microphone when receiving or making a

 

 

phone call or voice recording.

7Sync Connector Use this connector for synchronizing data or recharging

the battery.

8Earphone Jack Allows you to listen to audio or use the phone’s hand’s-

free kit.

9Voice Command Press to start Voice Speed Dial; press and hold to

 

 

record a voice note.

 

 

 

10

Infrared Port

Let you exchange file(s) or data with other devices

 

 

wirelessly.

11

RESET Button

With the stylus, press the RESET button to soft-reset

 

 

your device.

 

 

 

12

CAMERA Button

Press to launch the camera. Press again when in

 

 

camera mode to take a picture or record a video clip.

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The QWERTY keyboard

Your device provides you with a QWERTY keyboard, which is similar to a standard keyboard on your PC. To use the QWERTY keyboard, slide the screen panel to the right to reveal the keyboard.

The QWERTY keyboard

You can do the following with the QWERTY keyboard:

To type lowercase letters, press the keys using your thumbs or

fingers.

To use all uppercase letters, press first, then.

To type a single uppercase letter, press and then press the corresponding key.

To enter a number or symbol, press and then press the corresponding key.

Press the Left/Right SOFT KEY to perform the command shown in the label above the key.

Press to verify your data entries or exit the program in use.

Press to open the Start menu.

Press the arrow keys

/

/

/

for directional

movement.

 

 

 

 

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Accessories

The following accessories are provided with the device:

1

2

3

No.

Item

Function

1AC adapter Recharge the device battery.

2 USB cable

Connect your device to a PC and synchronize data.

3Stereo headset Provides a volume control jog dial and a Send/Endwith volume button. You can use the button to pick up and hang

control

up incoming and outgoing calls. Plug into Earphone

 

Jack to listen to audio files.

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1.2 Installing the SIM Card

Follow these steps to install a GSM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card provided by your local Cingular Wireless representative. The SIM card contains your phone number, service details, and phonebook/ message memory.

Your device supports both 1.8V and 3V SIM cards. Some legacy SIM cards will not function within this device. The customer should consult with their service provider for a replacement SIM card. There may be a fees for this service

1.Make sure your device is turned off.

2.Remove the battery cover.

3.Pull the plastic ribbon to remove the battery. Then, insert the SIM card into the SIM card slot with its gold contacts facing down (the cut-offcorner of the SIM card should match thecut-offcorner in the slot).

4.Replace the battery and gently push down to snap it into place.

5.Replace the battery cover.

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1.3 Battery Information

Your device contains a rechargeable Li-ionpolymer battery. Your device is designed to use onlymanufacturer-specifiedoriginal batteries and accessories. Battery performance depends on many factors, including your wireless service provider’s network configuration, signal strength, the temperature of the environment in which you operate your device, the features and/or settings you select and use, items attached to your device’s connecting ports, and your voice, data, and other program usage patterns.

Battery life estimates (approximations):

Standby time: 150 ~ 200 hours

Talk time (Screen off): 3.5 ~ 5 hours

Warning! To reduce risk of fire or burns.

Do not attempt to open, disassemble, or service the battery pack.

Do not crush, puncture, short external contacts, or dispose of in fire or water.

Do not expose to temperatures above 60oC (140oF).

Replace only with the battery pack designated for this product.

Recycle or dispose of used battery as stipulated by local regulation.

To check the battery power

Tap the battery level icon ( ) on the

Today screen.

Tap Start > Settings > Systemtab > Power.

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Charge the battery

New batteries are shipped partially charged. Before you can use your device, you need to install and charge the battery. Some batteries perform best after several full charge/discharge cycles. You can charge the battery by:

Connecting your device directly to an external power source.

Plugging the device sync cable into the USB port on your PC.

Low battery

When the low-batterywarning appears, do the following:

Immediately save your current data.

Synchronize with your PC to charge the battery.

Turn off your device.

1.4Starting Up

Turn the device on and off

To turn on the device, press the POWER button. When you turn on the device for the first time, you are asked to complete a calibration process. For more information, see “Calibrate the device” on next page.

To turn off the device, press POWER again.

Note Pressing POWER turns off your device temporarily and switches the device to sleep mode. However, you can still receive messages and calls while your device is in the sleep mode.

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Calibrate the Device

Calibrating the device screen involves tapping with the stylus the center of a cross as it moves around the screen. This process ensures that when you tap the screen with your stylus, the tapped item is activated.

If your device does not accurately respond to screen taps, follow these steps to re-calibrateit:

1.Tap Start > Settings > Systemtab > Screen.

2.On the General tab, tapAlign Screen, and follow the instructions on the screen.

Buttons Lock

It is possible to lock the buttons on the device, so that the applications may not be accidentally launched. Once you enable this feature, only the Power button can turn on your device.

To configure the Buttons Lock settings

Tap Start > Settings > Personaltab > Buttons. On the Locktab, select the Lock all buttons except Power buttoncheck box.

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Manage screen settings

The device touch screen has three orientation modes: Portrait,

Landscape (right-handed), and Landscape(left-handed). Portrait mode allows you to get a better view or a better operation of certain programs on your device, while Landscape mode may be optimal for viewing longer text files.

To change the orientation, tap Start > Settings > System tab> Screen, and select the orientation you want.

Portrait mode

Landscape mode

To smooth the edges of screen fonts for many programs, on the

ClearType tab, select the Enable ClearTypecheck box.

To increase the readability or to see more content on the screen, on the Text Size tab, adjust the text size by moving the slider.

Note When you slide the display panel to open the QWERTY keyboard, the screen orientation changes automatically.

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