Acer Iconia One 10 User Manual

Acer Iconia One 10 User Manual

User's Manual

  Summary of Contents for Acer Iconia One 10

  • Page 1 User’s Manual...
  • Page 2 This revision: August 2015 Sign up for an Acer ID and enjoy great benefits Open the Acer Portal app from the Start screen to sign up for an Acer ID or sign in if you already have an Acer ID.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents - 3 A B L E O F C O N T E N T S Getting started with your tablet Playing music Features and functions ......4 Multimedia playback ......34 Unpacking your tablet......4 Managing people and contacts Getting to know your tablet......
  • Page 4: Getting Started With 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 are missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately: • Acer Iconia tablet • Product setup and safety information • USB cable •...
  • Page 5: Getting To Know Your Tablet

    Getting started with your tablet - 5 Getting to know your tablet Views No. Item Description Long press to turn the tablet on, press briefly to turn the screen on/off or enter Power button sleep mode; press and hold to turn the tablet off.
  • Page 6: Turning On For The First Time

    Turning on for the first time To turn on your tablet, press and hold the power button until you see the Acer logo. Wait a moment for your tablet to boot up. You will then be asked some questions before you can use your tablet.
  • Page 7 Getting started with your tablet - 7 and other information. If you do not yet have internet access, or do not want to use this feature, then tap Skip. Important You must sign in to a Google Account to use Gmail, Hangouts, Google Calendar, and other Google Apps;...
  • Page 8: Charging Your Tablet

    8 - Charging your tablet H A R G I N G Y O U R T A B L E T Assembling the power adapter Your tablet is bundled with one of two types of USB power adapters: a fixed-prong type or a removable-prong type.
  • Page 9: Connecting Power

    Connect the power connector to your tablet and plug the AC adapter into any AC outlet. Warning Only use an Acer-approved adapter to charge your device. Note It is normal for the tablet surface to become warm during charging or long...
  • Page 10: Using Your Tablet

    10 - Using your tablet S IN G Y O U R T A B L E T Using the touchscreen Your tablet uses a touchscreen for selecting items and entering information. Use your finger to tap the screen. Tap: Touch the screen once to open items and select options. Drag: Hold your finger on the screen and drag across the screen to select text and images.
  • Page 11 Using your tablet - 11 widget. See Adding APPs to a Home screen on page 15 Adding widgets to a Home screen on page Note Removing or moving all apps and widgets from an extended Home screen will automatically remove that extended Home screen as well. The Home screen already features some useful controls and information.
  • Page 12 12 - Using your tablet Search Note In order to search or browse the internet, you must be connected to a See Going online on page 27 wireless network. Search enables you to use a single, quick search to locate a variety of information on the internet and on your tablet.
  • Page 13: Status And Notification Area

    Using your tablet - 13 • People in your Contacts list • Movie and shows in your Google Play Movies & TV library • Artists, albums, and tracks in your Google Play Music library Note You can also choose what Tablet searches for. After entering search words and tapping , tap the Menu icon on the left side of the search box.
  • Page 14 14 - Using your tablet To access Quick Settings with one swipe, swipe down with two fingers. Priority notifications With priority notifications turned on, the types of notifications you’ve set as important will show up at the top of the notificaiton screen (even when notifications are muted).
  • Page 15: Personalizing The Home Screen

    Using your tablet - 15 Icon Name Description Tap to toggle Reading mode on and off. Reading mode filters blue light from the screen making reading or viewing for long periods of time easier Reading mode on the eyes. To adjust the level of filtering, open the Application menu and tap Settings >...
  • Page 16 16 - Using your tablet If you wish to place the APP on an extended Home screen, do the following: 1. Slide your finger to the right side of the screen. a. Hold the APP there until you have cycled through to the desired Home screen.
  • Page 17 Using your tablet - 17 on the screen. To view information about the widget, drag it to App info at the top of the screen. If you wish to place a widget on an extended Home screen, do the following: 1.
  • Page 18 18 - Using your tablet This will create an "Unnamed Folder". Tap the folder icon and then tap the name of the folder to rename it. To delete an app shortcut from a folder, tap on the folder icon to display the apps inside and then tap and hold the app icon that you want to remove.
  • Page 19 Using your tablet - 19 locations where you might have images stored, such as Google Drive, Gallery, Dropbox, and others. Application dock Since the Application dock is visible on any Home screen, it holds apps you frequently use. To remove an app from the dock, simply tap and hold the app and drag it away.
  • Page 20 20 - Using your tablet Also see Personalizing the Home screen on page Navigation To navigate through menus and options, three (or more) icons are shown in the Back Home Recent bottom-left corner. Back Tap this icon to go to the previous page, or to go up one level in a menu.
  • Page 21: The Onscreen Keyboard

    Using your tablet - 21 The onscreen keyboard When you tap a text box to enter text, an onscreen keyboard will appear. Simply tap on keys to enter text. Note The layout of the keyboard (and some button icons) vary slightly, depending on the application and information that is required.
  • Page 22: Editing Text

    22 - Using your tablet Predictive text or auto correction Note Predictive text and auto correction not supported in all APPs. The Google keyboard can provide predictive text input. As you tap the letters of a word, a selection of words are displayed above the keyboard that continue the sequence of letters tapped, or are a close match allowing for errors.
  • Page 23: Shutting Down Your Tablet

    Using your tablet - 23 Inserting text To type new text or add text that you have copied: 1. Tap where you want to insert text. If you can select this text, a cursor is inserted below the text. To replace a word, double tap the word. In both cases, if you previously copied text, a PASTE button displays.
  • Page 24 24 - Using your tablet Tap Power off and confirm the shut down. To force a shutdown, press and hold the power button until the tablet shuts down (about four seconds). Note If your device’s battery is getting too hot, you will be notified and advised to turn off the device.
  • Page 25: Connecting Devices To Your Tablet

    O N N E C T I N G D E V I C E S T O Y O U R T A B L E T Accessories For a complete list of accessories, visit Connecting to AC power See Charging your tablet on page 8...
  • Page 26: Connecting A Bluetooth Device

    26 - Connecting devices to your tablet 3. Swipe down from the top of the screen to display the notification area and ensure Connected as a media device is displayed. Your device will now be available as a drive in your computer’s file explorer.
  • Page 27: Going Online

    Going online - 27 O I N G O N LI N E Managing Wi-Fi connections If you did not connect to a Wi-Fi network when you first started your tablet, or want to connect to a new network, open the Application menu and tap Settings >...
  • Page 28: Setting Up The Email Application

    28 - Going online To navigate forward and backward in your browser’s history, tap the arrow icons. To adjust browswer settings and perform other tasks, tap the Menu icon. Chrome enables you to open multiple tabs. When a page is open, tap the small New tab button.
  • Page 29: Google Services

    Going online - 29 The combined inbox feature of your tablet allows you to view emails from multiple accounts in a single inbox. Google services Note APPs may not be available in all countries and regions. You must activate a Google account before using Google services. The first time you access Google services, you must read and accept the Terms of Service.
  • Page 30: Voice Search

    30 - Going online 5. When you are finished composing your message, tap Voice Search Note Voice Search is available only in selected regions. With voice actions, you can send emails, find directions to locations, search the internet and even send a note to yourself using your own voice.
  • Page 31: Play Store

    Going online - 31 Play Store Tap Play Store from the Home screen or Application menu to open Google Play. Here you can obtain a variety of add-on programs and APPs to enhance the functionality of your tablet. You can browse Google Play by category or tap the search icon to search for a specific application.
  • Page 32 32 - Going online requires access to in order to function correctly. If none of these services seem unusual, tap ACCEPT to proceed with the installation. You may keep track of the download progress from both the APP’s page and your device’s notification area. Important Some APPs may require payment before you can download them.
  • Page 33 Going online - 33 Certain APPs provide both an APP and widget, or only provide a widget (with no application icon). See Personalizing the Home screen on page Uninstalling downloaded APPs Once you’ve downloaded and installed an application, you may uninstall the application by opening the Application menu and tapping Settings >...
  • Page 34: Playing Music

    34 - Playing music L A Y I N G M U S I C Multimedia playback Your tablet comes supplied with a variety of programs that you can use to enjoy multimedia content. Google Play Music Note The available options of Google Play Music vary by region. For example, in some regions, Google Play Music can serve as cloud storage for your personal music collection and make it available on all your devices.
  • Page 35 Playing music - 35 Albums and invidividual tracks have their own playback options. You can access these by tapping the Menu icon . You can return to the Home screen while playing music. The current track along with basic music control functions appear in the notification area.
  • Page 36: Managing People And Contacts

    36 - Managing people and contacts A N A G I N G P E O P L E A N D C O N T A C T S Your tablet features an address book that allows you to save contacts to the internal memory or your Google account.
  • Page 37: Editing A Contact

    Managing people and contacts - 37 You may now edit the new contact entry. Storing contacts to your Google account contact list will allow you to store additional information such as: Address, Special dates, Groups, Notes, Nickname, Website, Relationship, etc. Editing a contact If you have opened a new contact, you can enter information about the contact.
  • Page 38 38 - Managing people and contacts enter the appropriate information or tap Add another field to enter additional information. Note Set each phone number to match the type of network as this can determine some functions, i.e. certain APPs only recognize ‘Mobile’ numbers as they require a function only available on a mobile network.
  • Page 39: Using The Camera And Camcorder

    Using the camera and camcorder - 39 S I N G T H E C A M E R A A N D C A M C O R D E R Your tablet features a front- and rear-facing camera. This section will take you through all the steps in taking photos and videos with your tablet.
  • Page 40: Settings

    40 - Using the camera and camcorder Tap the Switch camera icon to switch between the front and the rear cameras. Tap the Camera shutter button to take a picture. Tap the Record button and the camcorder immediately begins recording. While recording, you are unable to access the camera/camcorder settings, but you can still take pictures by tapping the Camera shutter button.
  • Page 41 Using the camera and camcorder - 41 White balance: Change the color balance to match the lighting. Auto Daylight Cloudy Fluorescent lamp Incandescent Timer: Set the automatic timer for 3, 5, 10 or 15 seconds. Exposure (EV): Increase or decrease image exposure: -3, -2, -1, 0, +1, +2, 3.
  • Page 42: Quick Settings

    42 - Using the camera and camcorder Resolution: Change the resolution at which your camcorder records video. Choose from Full HD, HD, SD or Low Definition. General Storage source: Select where your pictures and video will be stored. Choose from Internal storage or SD card. Location: Set if the location (from GPS) is stored in the image information.
  • Page 43: Shooting A Video

    Using the camera and camcorder - 43 Shooting a video 1. Ensure the options described above are set to your preferences. 2. Frame your subject and steady your tablet and zoom in or out as needed. 3. Tap to begin recording. 4.
  • Page 44: 44 - Advanced Settings

    44 - Advanced settings D V A N C E D S E T T I N G S To access Settings, open the Application menu and tap Settings. Wireless & Networks Activating or deactivating Wi-Fi connections Displays all available wireless networks. Turn the Wi-Fi function on or off.
  • Page 45: Data Usage

    Advanced settings - 45 To connect to a device, tap the device in the list of available devices. You may be asked to enter a PIN on both devices to establish the connection. Note Only A2DP stereo headsets (playback only, no microphone) are supported. Please check for updates to the tablet's software which may add support for additional Bluetooth devices.
  • Page 46: Device

    46 - Advanced settings You need to set a lock screen PIN or password before you can use credential storage. Device Sound & notification Adjust the volume of your tablet using the volume buttons on the side of the tablet. Display You can adjust your tablet screen settings by tapping APPs >...
  • Page 47: Personal

    Advanced settings - 47 Apps Closing an application To close an active application, go to Settings > Apps. Swipe over to the Running tab, then tap the program you wish to close. Select STOP to close the program. Uninstalling an application You can remove programs installed on your tablet to free up extra storage memory.
  • Page 48: System

    48 - Advanced settings others. From the Settings menu, tap Accounts > Google and under Accounts, tap your account name (your Gmail email address). This displays your Google account’s synchronization settings menu. Tap the checkmark box next to the item you would like to have auto-sync. When checked, that item will auto-sync.
  • Page 49: Updating Your Tablet's Operating System

    Advanced settings - 49 • Give it a memo (e.g., "Work"). • Set which days to repeat the alarm. • Set a ringtone. You can delete an alarm by tapping . This action can be undone by tapping UNDO. Updating your tablet’s operating system Your tablet can download and install system updates, adding support for new devices or expanding software options.
  • Page 50: Resetting Your Tablet

    50 - Advanced settings Resetting your tablet A clean boot restores your tablet to the factory settings. Important This will erase all your personal information, any contacts stored on your tablet and any programs you installed. To perform a clean boot, open Settings from the Application menu, then tap Backup &...
  • Page 51: Faq And Troubleshooting

    FAQ and troubleshooting - 51 F A Q A N D T R O U B L E S H O O T I N G This section lists frequently asked questions that may arise during the use of your tablet, and gives easy answers and solutions to these questions.
  • Page 52 Google account username and password. I forgot my unlock You must have an active Google Unlock pattern pattern. account on the tablet and an internet connection. If this option is not available, please contact your local Acer service center.
  • Page 53: Other Sources Of Help

    All Acer tablets are factory-tested before release. Other sources of help For information on: Refer to: Up-to-date information
  • Page 54: 54 - Specifications

    54 - Specifications P E C I F I C A T I O N S Performance • MTK MT8151 octa-core 1.7 GHz processor • System memory: • 1 GB of RAM • 16 or 32 GB of flash memory ™...
  • Page 55 Specifications - 55 Power • DC power-in (5.35 V, 2 A) Connectivity • 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN • Bluetooth 4.0 • GPS Camera • Front camera • 0.3-megapixel • Rear camera • 5-megapixel • 1080p Full HD audio/video recording Expansion • microSD card up to 128 GB (SDHC compatible, exFAT compatible) Battery •...
  • Page 56 56 - Specifications Dimensions Height 172 mm Width 245 mm Thickness 9.2 mm Weight 1.12 lbs. Environment Temperature ° ° Operating: 0 C to 35 ° ° Non-operating: -20 C to 60 Humidity (non-condensing) Operating: 20% to 80% Non-operating: 20% to 80%...
  • Page 57: Guidelines For Safe Battery Usage

    Guidelines for safe battery usage - 57 U I D E L I N E S F O R S A F E B A T T E R Y U S A G E Battery information Do not use this product in a humid, wet and/or corrosive environment. Do not put, store or leave your product in or near a heat source, in a high temperature location, in strong direct sunlight, in a microwave oven or in a pressurized container, and do not expose it to...
  • Page 58: Replacing The Battery

    58 - Guidelines for safe battery usage These look like metal strips on the battery. This might happen, for example, when you carry a spare battery in your pocket or purse. Short-circuiting the terminals may damage the battery or the connecting object.
  • Page 59: End User License Agreement

    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.
  • Page 60 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.
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