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Acer Liquid Z6 E User’s Manual
Model: T10
This revision: December 2016
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Setting up 5
Unpacking your phone……………………….. 5
Getting to know your phone………………… 5
Views …………………………………………………. 5
Charging the battery …………………………….. 6
Setting up for the first time………………….. 7
Inserting the SIM cards and microSD
card……………………………………………………. 7
SIM card lock ………………………………………. 8
Using your phone 9
Turning on for the first time…………………. 9
Sign in to or create a Google account ….. 9
Entering your PIN…………………………………. 9
Activating a new SIM card …………………….. 9
Locking your phone …………………………. 10
Waking your phone…………………………….. 10
Navigating through menus and options. 10
Using the touchscreen……………………… 11
Onscreen keyboards ……………………….. 12
Touchpal keyboard …………………………….. 12
Changing the text input method……………. 13
The Home screen……………………………. 14
Search………………………………………………. 14
The extended Home screen…………………. 15
Personalizing the Home screen……………. 15
The Apps list ……………………………………… 19
Notification and status area …………………. 19
Multitasking……………………………………….. 20
Access requests…………………………………. 20
Managing contacts 21
Managing your contacts …………………… 21
Adding a contact ………………………………… 21
Making calls 23
Before making a call………………………… 23
Making a call…………………………………… 23
Dialing a number from Call History ……….. 24
Viewing missed calls…………………………… 24
Making a call to one of your contacts…….. 24
Dialing an international number ……………. 24
Direct dial widget………………………………… 25
The voice call screen……………………….. 25
Answering or declining a call ……………….. 25
Conference calls ………………………………… 26
Text and multimedia messages 27
Creating a new message………………….. 27
Replying to a message…………………….. 28
Multimedia messages………………………. 29
Sending a multimedia message……………. 29
Receiving multimedia messages ………….. 29
Going online 31
Browsing the internet ……………………….. 31
Using the browser………………………………. 31
Setting up email ………………………………. 31
Google services ………………………………. 32
Setting up your Google email ………………. 32
Voice search……………………………………… 33
Play Store …………………………………………. 33
Google Hangouts……………………………….. 35
Maps, Navigation and Places ………………. 35
Using the camera and video recorder 36
Camera/video icons and indicators…….. 36
Taking a photo ………………………………… 37
Recording a video……………………………. 37
Viewing photos and videos………………….. 37
Camera and video options………………… 38
Mode………………………………………………… 38
Settings…………………………………………….. 38
Supported formats …………………………… 39
Advanced settings 40
Putting your phone in Airplane mode….. 40
Restarting your phone ……………………… 40
Adjusting settings…………………………….. 40
Wireless & networks (managing
connections) ……………………………………… 40
Phone network settings ………………………. 42
Phone settings…………………………………… 44
Adjusting the volume ………………………….. 44
Display……………………………………………… 44
Setting the date and time…………………….. 44
Setting alarms……………………………………. 44
Changing language and text options …….. 45
Connecting to a PC………………………….. 45
Synchronization …………………………………. 46
Apps (applications) ………………………….. 46
Uninstalling an app …………………………….. 46
Restoring to factory settings ……………… 47
Accessories and tips 48
Using the headset……………………………. 48
Using a Bluetooth headset………………… 48
Creating a new access point………………… 48
Managing your SIM cards 49
SIM Management ………………………………. 49
Appendix 51
FAQ and troubleshooting………………….. 51
Audio………………………………………………… 51
Multimedia files………………………………….. 51
Google Play Store………………………………. 52
System information and performance……. 52
Power……………………………………………….. 524 – Table of contents
RAM / ROM………………………………………. 52
Internal storage …………………………………. 53
Security ……………………………………………. 53
Temperature …………………………………….. 53
Other sources of help……………………….. 53
Warnings and precautions 54
Medical devices ………………………………… 55
Vehicles …………………………………………… 56
Potentially explosive environments………. 56
Emergency calls………………………………. 57
Taking care of your phone ………………… 57
Specifications 59
Performance ……………………………………… 59
Display ……………………………………………… 59
Dimensions ……………………………………….. 59
SIM support ………………………………………. 59
Connectivity ………………………………………. 59
Expansion …………………………………………. 60
Camera …………………………………………….. 60
Power……………………………………………….. 60
Multimedia ………………………………………… 61
End User License Agreement 62Setting up – 5
SETTING UP
Unpacking your phone
Your new phone 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:
• Your new Acer smartphone
• USB cable
• AC adapter
• Headset
Getting to know your phone
Views
1 2
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3
11
10 9
6
5
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8
Note
In-box content varies depending on country and region.6 – Setting up
Charging the battery
For initial use, you need to charge your phone for eight hours. After
that you can recharge the battery as needed.
Connect the AC adapter cord to the USB connector on your phone.
No. Item Description
1 Micro USB port For connecting to a PC or a charger.
2
3.5 mm headphone
jack
Connects to stereo headphones.
3 Front-facing camera For video calls or taking selfies.
4 Phone speaker
Emits audio from your phone; suitable for
holding to your ear.
5Touchscreen
For viewing content from your phone or
entering data.
6 Microphone
For picking up audio while making a phone
calls.
7
Volume up/down
buttons
Increase or decrease the audio volume.
8 Power button Turns the phone on or off.
9Camera
A camera for taking high-resolution
images.
10 Flash LED flash for camera.
11 Handsfree speaker
Emits audio from your phone; suitable for
making handsfree calls.Setting up – 7
Setting up for the first time
Inserting the SIM cards and microSD card
1.Turn off the phone by pressing and holding the power button.
2.Insert your fingernail into the notch located at the bottom of the
phone and remove the cover.
3.Insert the SIM and microSD cards as shown.
* Your phone may be equipped with one or two SIM slots depending on model.
microSD card
Micro SIM 2
(optional*)
Micro SIM 18 – Setting up
4.Replace the battery by aligning the gold-colored connectors at the
top of the battery with the connectors at the top of the phone.
5.Replace the cover by aligning the tabs on the cover into the slots on
the phone. Gently press the cover until it snaps in place.
SIM card lock
Your phone may come with a SIM card lock, i.e., you will only be able
to use the SIM card provided by your network operator.
To cancel the SIM lock, contact your network provider.Using your phone – 9
USING YOUR PHONE
Turning on for the first time
To turn on your phone for the first time, press and hold the power
button until the screen turns on. You will then be asked to configure
some settings before you can use your phone.
Follow the onscreen instructions to complete setup.
Sign in to or create a Google account
If you have internet access, your phone allows you to synchronize
information with a Google account.
You may create or sign in to an existing Google account, which will be
used to synchronize your contact list, email, calendar and other
information. Open the Apps list and then tap Settings > Accounts >
Add account. Tap the type of account you want to add (for example
Google or Acer BYOC). You will need internet access to complete the
synchronization process. You can create and easily access multiple
accounts from your phone, including multiple Google accounts.
Entering your PIN
When you install a SIM card for the first time, you may need to enter a
PIN using the onscreen number pad.
Activating a new SIM card
If you are using your SIM card for the first time, it may require
activation. Contact your network operator for details on how to do this.
Important
Depending on your settings, you may be required to enter your PIN
each time you switch on the phone function.10 – Using your phone
Locking your phone
If you will not use your phone for a while, briefly press the power
button to lock access. This saves power and ensures your phone
does not unintentionally use any services. Your phone will lock
automatically if it is not used for one minute.
Waking your phone
If the screen is off and the phone does not react to
any taps on the screen, then it has been locked
and is in sleep mode.
Press the power button to wake your phone.
Unlock your phone by sliding your finger upwards
across the screen.
There are three icons at the bottom of the lock
screen (from left to right): Voice search, lock, and
camera. Place your finger on an icon and swipe
upwards to unlock the screen and launch the
associated app (if applicable) directly.
If there are notifications displayed on the lock screen, you can swipe
downwards to view the notifications.
For additional security, you may set an unlock PIN, password or
pattern, a set of dots that must be touched in the correct order to
access the phone. Open the Apps list and then tap Settings >
Security > Screen lock. If you forget your unlock pattern, please
refer to Security on page 53.
Navigating through menus and options
To navigate through menus and options,
there are three touch-sensitive buttons
beneath the screen.
Back
Tap this button to go to the previous page, or to go up one level in a
menu.
Back Home OverviewUsing your phone – 11
Home
Tap this button to go directly to the Home screen. Tap and hold this
button to open Google Now or Search.
Overview
Tap this button to see recently opened apps in your phone’s Overview
screen. Tap an app to open it. Tap anywhere on the screen to return
to the Home screen. See Multitasking on page 20.
Using the touchscreen
Your phone 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.
Swipe: Quickly swipe your finger across the screen to switch screens
or open lists of options or information.
Drag: Hold your finger on the screen and drag across the screen to
select text and images.
Tap and hold: Tap and hold an item to see a list of actions available
for that item. On the pop-up menu that appears, tap the action you
want to perform.
Scroll: To scroll up or down the screen, simply drag your finger up or
down the screen in the direction that you want to scroll.12 – Using your phone
Onscreen keyboards
Touchpal keyboard
The Touchpal keyboard allows you to type
with one continuous motion across the screen
keyboard.
Put your finger on the first letter of the word
and draw a path from letter to letter, lifting up
only after the last letter. The keyboard will
insert spaces where necessary.
Predictive text
A selection of words are displayed above the keyboard that match the
sequence of keys on the path, or are a close match allowing for
errors. If the word you want is not entered automatically, tap an
alternative in the candidate bar (immediately above the keyboard) or
tap delete and try again.
You may tap keys one at a time to enter names or words that are not
recognized. Tap and hold a key to select alternative characters, such
as symbols (shown in the bottom-right of the key), or letters with
accents.
Tap the 12# key to see numbers and special characters; tap the 1/2
key to see a second page of alternatives.
Settings and languages
To change keyboard settings, tap the Touchpal icon in the
candidate bar, then swipe left and select Settings.
To set up more than one language, tap the world icon in the
candidate bar. Use this key to download new languages, quickly
toggle between multiple input languages. The keyboard layout
changes according to the selected language.
Note
The keyboard layout varies slightly, depending on the application and
information that is required.Using your phone – 13
Changing the text input method
You can change the keyboard or language from Settings as follows.
1.Open the Apps list.
2.Tap Settings > Language & input then under Keyboards & input
methods tap Current Keyboard and then either select a keyboard
from the list.
• Tap CHOOSE KEYBOARDS to turn input methods or keyboards
on or off.
Google keyboard
The Google keyboard is also available with
various features that assist you to enter correct
text. In the Apps list, tap Settings > Language
& input. Then tap Google Keyboard to see a
list of settings you can adjust.
Adding an extra language
You can add languages to the Google keyboard.
1.Tap Settings > Language & input > Google Keyboard.
2.Tap the toggle switch next to Use system language to turn it off.
3.Scroll through the list of available languages to select those that you
wish to add to the keyboard by tapping the toggle switch to turn the
languages on or off.14 – Using your phone
The Home screen
The Home screen gives you quick access to information and simple
controls with widgets or shortcuts. These display information such as
the time and weather, or provide additional controls and direct access
to apps and other frequently used features of your phone.
At the bottom of the screen is the Favorites tray which displays default
apps. Tap an icon to open the app. Tap the Apps list icon in the
middle of the Favorites tray to view your apps. To change apps, see
Changing Favorites tray icons on page 17.
Search
To search for apps, files or for information on the internet, tap the
icon. Simply enter the text you want to find and tap or
tap one of the suggestions, apps or files shown in the list.
In order to search or browse the internet, you must be connected to a
cellular data (if available) or wireless network. See Going online on
page 31.
Voice search
If voice search is available, tap the microphone and speak your
search request. See Voice search on page 33.
Time and Status
Apps (Application) list
Search
WidgetsUsing your phone – 15
The olf Home screen
The Home screen extends to either side of the screen, giving you
more room to add icons, widgets or features. To view the extended
screen, slide your finger to the left or right.
Personalizing the Home screen
You may personalize your Home screen by adding or removing app
shortcuts or widgets, and by changing the wallpaper.
Adding shortcuts to the Home screen
To add app shortcuts to the Home screen, tap the
Apps list icon in the bottom-center of the Home
screen. Tap and hold the icon for the selected app.
The Apps list will close and the Home screen will
appear. Move the icon to the desired position on
the Home screen and remove your finger.
Note
The Left Page can be configured to show social media updates and
additional news and features. For additional Left Page settings press and
hold an empty area of the screen, then tap Settings.
Extended screens to the right are only available if you have added content to
the right of the Home screen.16 – Using your phone
Adding Widgets to the Home screen
Tap and hold any area of the Home screen that
does not have an icon or Widget already. Tap
WIDGETS to see small apps and links (such as
custom shortcuts, contacts or bookmarks) that you
can add to a Home screen. Widgets are small apps
that display constantly-updated information or
quick shortcuts to apps or special functions.
To move an app or widget to the Home screen, tap
and hold an item until it is selected. The Home
screen will open. Drag the item to any free area on
the screen. To view information about the app or
widget, drag it to the icon at the top of the screen.
To move the item to a different Home screen, drag
it to the side of the screen, the Home screen will
switch to the screen in that direction. Release the
item when it is positioned correctly.
Removing Widgets or shortcuts from the Home screen
To remove a shortcut or widget from the Home
screen, tap and drag it to Remove at the top of the
screen.Using your phone – 17
Resizing widgets
Some widgets can be resized. As soon as you place a widget on the
Home screen, you can resize it by dragging the corners.
To resize a widget that is already on the Home screen, tap and hold
the widget. Once the Remove icon appears, release the widget. If the
widget is resizable, you will be able to drag the sides of the widget to
resize it.
Adding or removing folders
You can also add folders to your Home screen. To create a new folder
drag and drop an app icon onto another app icon in the Home screen.
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. Drag and drop the icon on Remove that will appear
at the top of the screen.
To delete a folder, tap and hold on the folder and then drag and drop
the folder on Remove that will appear at the top of the screen.
Changing Favorites tray icons
You can set icons for installed apps in the Favorites tray. Open the
Apps list and find the app you want to add. Tap and hold the icon,
then drag it to any open position in the Favorites tray. Dragging the
new app to an existing Favorites tray icon will create a folder for both
icons.18 – Using your phone
To remove an icon from the Favorites tray, tap and hold the icon to
select it. Either drag the icon to a different location outside the
Favorites tray or to Remove at the top of the screen.
Changing the wallpaper
Tap and hold any area of the Home screen that
does not have an icon or Widget already, tap
WALLPAPERS.
A selection of wallpapers are shown in a bar at the
bottom of the screen; drag the bar left or right to
see more options. If you wish to use a wallpaper
other than those shown, tap My Photos in the
lower-left corner and select and image from Gallery
or Photos.
Tap on the thumbnail to select the wallpaper you
wish to use, then tap Set wallpaper.Using your phone – 19
The Apps list
To access the Apps list, on the Home screen tap
in the center of the Favorites tray.
Apps are displayed in alphabetical order, with the
four most-recently used apps at the top of the
menu. Swipe up or down to see the complete list of
apps.
Notification and status area
Notification and status icons are shown at the top of the screen. The
top-right area displays a variety of status information, such as Wi-Fi
connectivity, signal strength, battery status, and time. The top-left
area displays event icons, such as a new message.
• Single-SIM models:
• Dual-SIM models:
Swipe down from the Notification bar to display any
notifications.20 – Using your phone
Swipe down twice or once with two fingers to open
Quick Settings, which allows you to quickly adjust
selected settings or turn features on or off.
Multitasking
You can have multiple apps open at the same time.
To open a new app, tap the home icon to return to
the Home screen, then start the new app. Tap the
Overview icon to quickly navigate back and forth
between previously-opened apps.
Access requests
When first opening certain apps, or using certain
functions, your phone will ask for permission to
access some features.
To allow the app to fully function tap Allow, but if
you do not want to share some information you can choose to Cancel
or Deny access; however this may cause some apps to function
incorrectly. To change permissions later, open the app info in
Settings > Apps > Add account, then tap Permissions to turn
permissions on or off.Managing contacts – 21
MANAGING CONTACTS
Managing your contacts
Your phone features an address book that allows
you to save contacts to either the internal memory
or onto your SIM card.
Tap the Contacts app from the Apps list or tap the
All contacts icon from the Dialer to view your
contacts.
If you don’t have any contacts stored on your
phone, you can import your Google account
contacts, add a new contact or import contacts
from your SIM or SD card. Open the People app
from the Apps list and then tap to add a contact,
to search for a contact, or tap the Menu icon
to open the menu.
Adding a contact
Tap to add a new contact. You may also scan a person’s profile
barcode to add the person to your contact list or group.
To create a contact, first choose where you want to store the contact’s
information. You will then be asked to enter the contact’s information,
such as name, phone number, and email.22 – Managing contacts
You may scroll down the page and tap More fields to add things such
as:
• IM addresses.
• Add any personal notes about the contact.
• Phonetic name
• Link a website
To assign an image to your contact, tap the silhouette and select
whether to take a photo or select an image from your phone’s picture
gallery.
When done, click the Done icon at the top of the screen.
Tapping on the contacts name will bring up their profile. Tap while
viewing a contact’s profile to delete, share, or create a shortcut on the
Home screen for the contact. Tap to edit the contact’s details; tap
again for more options, where you may set a ringtone for the
contact, send all incoming calls to voicemail, or merge with a duplicate
contact entry.
You may also create a contact from an already dialed or received
number, see Saving a dialed number to contacts on page 26.Making calls – 23
MAKING CALLS
This chapter shows you how to make phone calls, and the various
options available to you during your call.
Before making a call
Check that the phone function is on before you make a call. You can
confirm the phone status from the Notification area.
Making a call
1.From the Home screen tap Phone then to
open the onscreen number pad.
2.Enter the number you wish to dial.
3.Tap to make the call.
4.To end the call, tap .
If the contact you need is displayed, simply tap the
contact name to make a call.
Note
You will see an indicator icon for each SIM card inserted.
Icon Description
Connected to the network: You may make a call.
Airplane mode: Wireless connectivity disconnected (Wi-Fi,
Bluetooth, and cellular). Please disable airplane mode
before trying to make a call.
Note
If you have multiple SIMs inserted in the phone, you may be asked which SIM
to use before the call is connected. To select a SIM, just tap the name of the
carrier. See SIM Management on page 49.24 – Making calls
Dialing a number from Call History
Your call history can be viewed by tapping the Call History icon. It
displays recent received, dialed, and missed calls.
Tap the phone icon to redial. To view call details and other options,
tap the number or contact’s name.
Viewing missed calls
Missed call notifications are displayed in the following three areas:
1.The Notification area with the missed call icon. Open the
Notification area and tap the missed call notification to display the
missed call details.
2.By the Phone icon (the number in the box is the number of missed
calls). Tap Phone from either the Home screen or the Apps list to
directly display the missed call details.
3.On your phone’s lock screen. Double-tap the notification to display
the missed call details.
Making a call to one of your contacts
Calling a contact from the Contacts tab
1.Tap the All contacts to view your contacts.
2.Tap on a contact to call them.
Calling a contact from the Contacts app
1.Tap the People icon the Apps list to view your contacts.
2.Tap on a contact to open their profile.
3.Tap on the contact’s phone number to call them.
Dialing an international number
When dialing international numbers, there is no need to enter the
international direct dialing prefix (’00’ etc.) before the country code. Making calls – 25
Simply tap and hold 0+ on the onscreen number pad until + appears
onscreen.
Direct dial widget
You may add a direct dial widget for a contact on your Home screen.
Open the Apps list, then tap the Widgets tab. Tap and hold Direct
dial and you will be able to place the widget on your Home screen.
Once placed, you will be able to select a contact to associate with that
particular widget on your Home screen.
The voice call screen
Answering or declining a call
When you have an incoming call, the number will
be shown on the screen. To accept or decline the
call, tap and hold the phone icon in the middle of
the screen, then slide your finger across the screen
towards one of the three icons that appear.
Ending a call
To end a call, tap from the voice call screen.
Important
International call rates can vary greatly depending on the country you
are calling and your network provider. We suggest you check all call
rates with your network provider, to avoid excessive phone bills. If you
are using your phone abroad, roaming charges will apply. Consult your
network provider for roaming rates specific to the country you are
visiting before you leave.26 – Making calls
Voice call options
Icon Description
Place the call on hold.
Mute a call.
Speakerphone.
Access the keypad while a call is in progress.
One option:
• Add a second call
Saving a dialed number to contacts
You can save a number you have dialed to your contacts for future
use. From the Call History , tap the number and then tap Create
new contact and enter the information. See Adding a contact on
page 21. Alternatively you can tap Add to a contact to update an
existing contact’s information.
Conference calls
If you have one call on hold and another on line, you can combine
both calls to create a conference call.
After the first call is established, tap to add a second call. Tap
to start the conference call.Text and multimedia messages – 27
TEXT AND MULTIMEDIA MESSAGES
This chapter shows you how to set up and use the Messenging app
on your phone to send text (SMS) messages.
All SMS and MMS messages are accessed via Messenging.
Messenging automatically arranges received and sent messages into
threads.
To access Messenging, open the Apps list or tap Messenging on the
Home screen.
Creating a new message
You can use your phone to compose text (SMS) and multimedia
(MMS) messages.
1.Tap to compose a new message.
2.Tap to add contacts from your contacts list, or
tap the Type name or number field to enter the
recipient’s phone number or name directly.
Suggested contacts will be displayed in a drop-
down list below the text field. To select a
suggested contact, tap the contact’s name.
Note
If you have multiple SIMs inserted in the phone, you will need to decide which
SIM to use before sending the message. You will be able to see which SIM
is the current SIM from the compose text box. To change SIM, tap and hold
the send icon.
See SIM Management on page 49 for more information.28 – Text and multimedia messages
3.Enter your message in the text box labeled Type text message.
Tap the menu button to see what options are available when creating
a new message. The options change depending on the status of the
message.
4.Tap the Send icon to send the message.
Replying to a message
When a new text message arrives a message icon appears in the
Notification area and the message icon at the bottom of the phone
displays the number of unread text messages.
Tap Messaging from the Apps list to view the message list or open
the Notification area to see a summary of the message. Tap the
summary to open the message list.
To reply to an SMS or MMS message, open the message from the
message list. Enter your text in the text box labeled Type message.
Tap the Menu button to see more options.
Note
Text messages may be up to 160 characters long. If your message is longer
than 160 characters, it will be sent as multiple linked messages. Most phones
will automatically join the linked messages to present the recipient with a
single long message, however, some older phones do not have this ability.
Option Description
Add subject Add a subject to the message.
Discard Discard the message.
Settings Additional settings for messages.
Option Description
Add subject Add a subject to the message.
Send Send a reply to the message.
Delete thread Delete the message.
Add to
Contacts
Add the sender to your contacts list.
Chat settings Additional settings for messages.Text and multimedia messages – 29
Multimedia messages
Multimedia messages are similar to text messages but also allow you
to attach files such as pictures, audio or video clips. Each message
can be up to 300 kB in size.
Sending a multimedia message
Follow the instructions in Creating a new
message on page 27 to start a new message or
reply to an existing SMS as described in Replying
to a message on page 28.
1.To convert an SMS to a multimedia message, tap
the Add attachment icon at the top of the
screen.
2.This opens a list of attachment options. Select
one to either find a file on your phone or create a
new attachment.
3.Tap the Send icon to send the message.
Receiving multimedia messages
When a new multimedia message arrives, a message icon appears at
the top of the screen and a notification message is displayed.
1.The notification message displays a summary of the message. Tap
View to view a summary of the message.
2.Tap Download to download the message content. Downloads can
take a long time, depending on your connection quality. If you reply
or open another app, the download will be stopped.
Note
You need to set up an MMS profile before you can send MMS messages.
Normally, your phone will set up the profile automatically.
Ask your network provider for the necessary information if you need to
manually set up the MMS profile.30 – Text and multimedia messages
3.Tap the message to view the content.
4. To reply to the message, enter your text in the text box labeled Type
message and tap the Send icon . Simple text replies will be sent
as SMS messages. If you wish to attach a file, tap . You will be
presented with a menu of options.
5.Tap the Send icon to send the message.
Important
You may be charged to download message content, especially if you
are roaming. Please contact your provider if you have any questions.Going online – 31
GOING ONLINE
Browsing the internet
In order to browse the internet with your phone, you must be
connected to a data or wireless network.
Using the browser
To start browsing, tap the Chrome icon in the Favorites tray or the
Apps list.
To open a new website, tap the address
box at the top of the page. Enter the
address using the keyboard and tap Go
. You can zoom in or out of pages by
pinching or reverse pinching.
To navigate forward and backward in your
browser’s history, view your bookmarks,
adjust browser settings, and perform other
tasks, tap the Menu icon .
Chrome enables you to open multiple
pages. By default, tabs are visible in the
phone’s Overview screen. Tap Overview
button to display all of your open tabs (tap again to close). Tap a
tab from the list to open it. To open a new tab, tap the Menu icon >
New tab.
Setting up email
Your phone enables you to access your email through the Gmail app.
If you sign in for the first time using a Gmail account, your information
will automatically be used to create your Inbox on your phone.
Note
Reference images use the Chrome browser.32 – Going online
To add another account, open Settings from the Apps list, then tap
Accounts > Add account > [account type].
Enter the email address for the new account. If you have selected the
wrong account type, you will be asked to confirm which account type
to use.
Enter the password for the account and, if necessary, grant the Gmail
app permission to access your account.
Most popular ISPs can be set up in just a few steps. If you are unable
to set up the account automatically, enter your email address and tap
Manual setup to enter the parameters manually. Tap Next to finish
the setup process.
Google services
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.
Setting up your Google email
1.Make sure your phone is connected to a data or Wi-Fi connection.
2.From the Apps list tap Gmail.
If you did not enter your Gmail account address and password when
you first started your phone, follow the onscreen instructions.
Composing an email
1.Make sure your phone is connected to a data or Wi-Fi connection.
2.From the Apps list tap Gmail.
3.Tap .
4.Enter the recipient`s email address, the subject and message.
5.When you are finished composing your message, tap .
Note
Apps may not be available in all countries and regions.Going online – 33
Voice search
With voice actions, you can send text messages, place calls, send
emails, find directions of establishments, automatically call
establishments, search the internet and even send a note to yourself
using your voice. Tap Voice Search from the Apps list, or tap the
microphone icon on the Home screen.
Play Store
Tap Play Store from the Apps list to open the Google Play app. Here
you can obtain a variety of apps to enhance your phone.
The contents and design of Google Play varies by
region. For example, in some regions, you can also
browse for and purchase movies, books,
magazines, or music. Updates may add new
categories or change how to navigate Google Play
at any time.
You can browse the store by category or tap the
search icon to search for a specific app.
Once you have selected an app, tap Install to
download and install the app. You will be told which
services the app requires access in order to
function correctly (e.g. contact information, wireless
Important
For connection issues with Play Store, see FAQ and troubleshooting
on page 51.34 – Going online
access, GPS). If none of these services seem unusual, tap Accept &
download to proceed with the installation.
You may keep track of the download progress from both the app’s
page and the notification area.
Using downloaded apps
Once you’ve downloaded and installed an app, you may find it in the
Apps list or Widgets list.
Certain apps provide both an App and widget, or only provide a widget
(with no app icon). See Personalizing the Home screen on
page 15.
Uninstalling downloaded apps
Once you’ve downloaded and installed an app, you may uninstall the
app by opening the Apps list and tapping Settings > Apps. Scroll
through the list of apps and select the the app you wish to uninstall.
Tap UNINSTALL.
Important
Some apps may require payment before you can download them. You
will need to have a Google Wallet account in order to pay for these
apps, or a credit card number associated with your Google account.
Note
Deleting an app icon from the Home screen only deletes the shortcut.Going online – 35
Google Hangouts
Tap Hangouts from the Apps list to open Google Hangouts. Here you
can see a list of your contacts connected to Google Hangouts
services. Tap on a contact to open a chat session. After you have
connected, you can open a video chat session.
Maps, Navigation and Places
Get easy-to-follow directions using Google Maps, view real-time traffic
condition and navigate by using spoken, turn-by-turn driving
instructions. Also, view where your friends are, places of interest, and
local businesses.
Using the map
Tap the Maps icon in the Apps list. Drag the map with your finger to
move the map around.
To zoom in or out:
1. Double-tap a location on the map to zoom in on the location, and tap
once to zoom out, or
2.Touch an area with two fingers at once and spread them apart to
zoom in, and pinch them together to zoom out.
Note
Maps does not have information about every location.
Some locations may not have all zoom levels.36 – Using the camera and video recorder
USING THE CAMERA AND VIDEO
RECORDER
Your phone features two cameras (front- and rear-facing). This
section will take you through all the steps in taking photos and videos.
To open the camera or video recorder, tap Camera from the Apps list
or the Favorites tray .
Camera/video icons and indicators
Image/video quick view Mode buttons
Shutter/video buttons
Quick settings
Settings
Mode buttons: In the camera window, if they are not visible, swipe in
from the left to display the mode buttons: Normal, Face beauty, and
Panorama.
Quick Settings: Tap an icon to turn Gesture detection or HDR on or
off, to set the flash mode, or to switch between the front and rear
cameras.
Note
You can only save photos and videos to internal memory.Using the camera and video recorder – 37
Settings: Tap the Settings icon to change general, camera, and video
settings.
Shutter/Image buttons: Tap the shutter button to take a photo. Tap
the camera button to begin recording. While recording, camera/video
settings cannot be changed. Tap the camera again to stop filming.
Zoom: To zoom in, reverse pinch the screen. To zoom out, pinch the
screen.
Focus and light levels: To set the focal point, tap the desired area on
the screen.
For more information about modes, settings and options, see Camera
and video options on page 38.
Taking a photo
1.Ensure the options are set to your preferences.
2.Frame your subject and steady your phone.
3.Zoom in or out as needed.
4.Tap to take the photo.
Recording a video
1.Ensure the options described above are set to your preferences.
2.Frame your subject and steady your phone and zoom in or out as
needed.
3.Tap to begin recording.
4.Tap to stop recording.
Viewing photos and videos
After you have taken your photo or video, it is automatically saved to
internal memory. You can quickly view it by tapping the thumbnail in
the corner of the screen. Alternatively, open the Apps List and tap
Note
When zooming, the image on the screen does not represent the quality of the
final image.38 – Using the camera and video recorder
Gallery, then Camera. Tap the photo or video you want to view
(videos are marked with a small play symbol).
You can share and edit your images. Tap to see sharing options
available for the file or tap to display image editing options.
Camera and video options
Mode
Change the way your camera takes pictures:
Settings
Settings are divided into three sections: General, Camera and Video.
General
Adjust general image settings with these options:
Mode Description
Normal Take a single picture.
Face beauty
Add skin smoothing effects (see Camera under
Settings).
Panorama
Take a series of images that will be combined to
make a single extra-wide picture.
Setting Options
Store location
Set if the location (from GPS) is stored in the
image information. Certain apps can use this to
show where the photo was taken
Exposure -3 to +3
Color effect
None / Mono / Sepia / Negative / Aqua /
Blackboard / Whiteboard
Scene mode
Auto / Night / Sunset / Party / Portrait /
Landscape / Night portrait / Theatre / Beach /
Snow / Steady photo / Fireworks / Sports / Candle
light
White balance
Auto / Incandescent / Daylight / Florescent /
Cloudy / Twilight / Shade / Warm florescentUsing the camera and video recorder – 39
Camera
Adjust camera image settings with these options:
Video
Adjust video settings with these options:
Supported formats
To see supported image, video, and audio formats, see Connectivity
on page 59.
Image properties
Sharpness / Hue / Saturation / Brightness /
Contrast
Anti-flicker Auto / Disabled / 50 Hz / 60 Hz
Setting Options
Setting Options
Zero shutter delay On / off
Face detection On / off
Smile shot On / off
Auto scene
detection
On / off
Self timer Off / 2 seconds / 10 seconds
Capture number 40 shots / 99 shots (for Continuous shot)
Picture size Up to 5 MP
Preview size Full screen / Standard (4:3)
ISO Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
Face beauty Wrinkle removal / Whiten / Shape
Setting Options
EIS On / off
Microphone On / off
Audio mode Normal / Meeting
Time lapse interval Off / 1 / 1.5 / 2 / 2.5 / 3 / 5 / 10 seconds
Video quality Low / Medium / High / Fine40 – Advanced settings
ADVANCED SETTINGS
Putting your phone in Airplane mode
You can enable Airplane mode (also known as
flight mode) to turn off cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
functions and use your phone as a handheld
device during a flight. Check with your airline to
make sure this is permitted onboard.
Switch your phone off during takeoff and landing as
it may interfere with aircraft electronic systems.
To turn Airplane mode on or off, open Quick
Settings and tap .
Restarting your phone
You can restart (’reboot’) your phone if you find apps are not
responding.
1.Press and hold the power button until you get the phone options
menu.
2.Tap Restart.
Adjusting settings
Wireless & networks (managing connections)
Open the Apps list and tap Settings to manage your connection
settings.
Item Description
Wi-Fi Turn the Wi-Fi function on or off.
Bluetooth Turn the Bluetooth function on or off.
SIM cards
Set a default SIM for particular functions (such
as voice calling or messaging), turn the data
connection on or off, set roaming preferences
and associate contacts with a SIM.Advanced settings – 41
If your phone is in Airplane mode, the option to turn Bluetooth on will
be disabled. Please refer to Putting your phone in Airplane mode
on page 40 for instructions on turning Airplane mode on or off.
Adjusting Bluetooth settings
You can use Bluetooth to exchange information between your phone
and other mobile devices.
Bluetooth connections
For all Bluetooth settings, open the Apps list and tap Settings >
Bluetooth. Tap the toggle switch next to turn Bluetooth on or off.
When you turn Bluetooth on, your phone will automatically search for
any nearby devices that are discoverable. Your phone will be
discoverable as long as you have the Bluetooth settings open.
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.
To simply turn on or off Bluetooth, open the Notification area and tap
the Bluetooth icon.
Data usage
View an estimate of the mobile data used for
each SIM.
Call Settings
Change various settings related to making
and receiving calls.
More…
Access additional connection settings:
Airplane mode: Disable all wireless
connections so you can safely use this device
onboard an aircraft.
Tethering & portable hotspot: Share your
phone’s mobile data connection via USB or as
a portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
VPN: Set up and manage Virtual Private
Networks.
Cellular/Mobile networks: Set your options
for connecting to cellular networks.
Item Description42 – Advanced settings
Internet sharing
Tethering via USB
If you wish to share your mobile internet connection with a computer,
you can connect your phone to a PC using the supplied USB cable.
1.Plug the USB sync cable into the USB connector on your phone.
2.Plug the USB client connector into an available USB port on your
computer.
3.Open Settings > More.. > Tethering & portable hotspot > USB
tethering to turn USB internet sharing on or off.
Wi-Fi hotspot
You can turn your phone into a portable Wi-Fi hotspot to share your
mobile internet connection with up to eight clients.
1.Open Settings > More… > Tethering & portable hotspot > Wi-Fi
hotspot.
2.Tap Set up Wi-Fi hotspot, and change the Network name, security,
and password as necessary. Tap SAVE to finish.
Phone network settings
In the Apps list tap Settings > More… > Cellular networks to adjust
your network settings. You can turn data connection on or off when
roaming, choose a preferred network type, specify a network operator
and define access point names.
Note
When your phone is serving as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can only access the
internet via your phone’s data connection, and you may incur data charges.Advanced settings – 43
Selecting a network
Your phone will automatically detect your carrier/network settings
when you insert a new SIM card. However, you may prefer to
manually select a network when roaming.
1.Open the Apps list and tap Settings > More… > Cellular networks
> Network operators > Search networks.
2.Your phone will search for available networks.
3.Select your preferred network from the list generated. You phone
will attempt to register on the selected network.
4.Tap Select automatically to connect to the available network with
the strongest signal. This may lead to your phone jumping between
networks when you move around.
Data usage control settings
Data usage controls let you monitor total usage by network type and
app and then set limits if needed.
Ensure Wi-Fi or mobile data is enabled before setting a limit. Access
data usage settings from the Apps list by tapping Settings > Data
usage. Tap Set cellular data limit to set a threshold at which your
data connection will automatically be disabled.
Note
When you are traveling, manually selecting a network may help to reduce
your roaming charges. Check with your home service provider for the
network offering the most competitive rates at your destination.
Note
Contact your service provider should you have any problems obtaining voice
mail and the text message service center numbers.
Important
Your phone and your cellular carrier may calculate data usage using
different criteria. Your carrier will charge you according to their
methods: Please consider setting a conservative limit.44 – Advanced settings
Phone settings
Many phone settings are automatically configured by your phone
when you insert a SIM card. The device will communicate with your
provider and automatically obtain all necessary settings, such as
network name, voice mail and text message center numbers.
You can also view and modify these settings manually through the
Call settings screen.
Open Settings > Call settings.
Adjusting the volume
Adjust the volume of your phone using the volume button on the side
of the phone. Alternatively, you can set the Ringtone and Alarms
volume by opening Settings > Sound & notification and then
tapping the settings icon next to the General profile.
Display
To adjust your phone’s display settings, in the Apps list tap Settings >
Display.
You can also adjust the screen brightness, turn casting or screen
rotation on or off from Quick Settings.
Setting the date and time
To set the date and time, open Settings > Date & time.
If you travel frequently or live in an area that uses daylight saving
time, tap Automatic date & time and Automatic time zone to turn
them both on. This will enable your phone to set the date and time
based on information it receives from the network.
Setting alarms
There are two predefined alarms on your phone by default. Open
Clock from the Apps list, and then tap to view the alarms. Tap and
hold an alarm to change its settings. You may:
• Turn the alarm on or off.Advanced settings – 45
• Set the alarm time.
• Set which days to repeat the alarm.
• Set a ringtone.
• Enable or disable vibrate.
• Give it a label.
Changing language and text options
Set your location and language input preferences by opening
Settings > Language & input.
Connecting to a PC
If you wish to transfer information between your
device and your computer (either the microSD card
in your device or the device’s internal memory),
you can connect your device to a PC using the
supplied USB cable.
1.Plug the USB sync cable into the USB connector
on your phone.
2.Plug the USB client connector into an available
USB port on your computer.
3.Open the notification area and tap USB for
charging then choose File transfers.
Your device will now be available as a drive in your computer’s file
explorer.
Note
After turning on USB storage, you will not be able to access the files in the
microSD card or apps such as Gallery or Music.46 – Advanced settings
Synchronization
You can sync your calendar, email and contacts on
your phone and never worry about losing them
again. Sync in real time or adjust it as you please.
Open Settings > Accounts > [account name] to
access the synchronization settings.
To add a new account, tap Add account. Select
the type of account and then follow the onscreen
instructions.
Google Sync
In Google, you can set synchronization for Google services. In your
Google account’s synchronization settings menu, tap the item you
would like to have auto-sync. Tap again for manual synchronization.
To manually synchronize an item, make sure toggle switch next to the
item is turned on, tap the Menu icon and then tap Sync now.
Apps (applications)
Uninstalling an app
You can remove programs installed on your phone to free up extra
storage memory. From the Apps list, tap and hold the app you wish to
uninstall, and then drag it to “Uninstall” at the top of the screen. You
will be asked to confirm the uninstall; tap OK.
Note
You need a Google account to sync your calendar and appointments.
Important
Can only uninstall apps that you have downloaded from Play Store.Advanced settings – 47
Restoring to factory settings
You may perform a clean boot to restore your phone to the factory
settings. Before performing a clean boot, ensure that your phone is
not locked. Press any button or tap the screen to see if the phone
responds.
If your phone is responding to screen input, then open Settings from
the Apps list. Tap Backup & reset > Factory data reset > Reset
phone and then Erase everything to format your phone.
Important
You should only perform a clean boot when all other options have failed
to restore your phone to an operational state.
This will erase all your personal information, any contacts stored on
your phone and any programs you installed.48 – Accessories and tips
ACCESSORIES AND TIPS
This chapter shows you how to use accessories with your phone, as
well as provide useful tips for when you are using your phone.
Using the headset
Your phone is compatible with headsets with built-in microphone for
handsfree use when making calls.
To use the headset, plug it into the 3.5 mm headphone jack at the top
of the phone.
When the headset is plugged in, all audio is routed to the headset,
and the speakers are turned off.
• To answer an incoming call, press the button on the microphone.
• Adjust the volume using the volume up/down button on the phone.
• End the call by pressing the button again.
Using a Bluetooth headset
Your phone’s Bluetooth functions make it fully compatible with all
Bluetooth headsets. This allows you to use the unit handsfree when
making calls, without the inconvenience of wires.
Creating a new access point
When you need to add another cellular connection on your phone,
obtain the access point name and settings (including username and
password if required) from your wireless service provider.
1.Open the Apps list and tap Settings > More… > Cellular networks
> Access Point Names, and select an operator.
2. Tap the Add icon and then enter the APN settings. Tap an item to
adjust it.
3.When you have finished tap the Menu icon and then tap Save.Managing your SIM cards – 49
MANAGING YOUR SIM CARDS
SIM Management
Open the Apps list and tap Settings > SIM cards.
From this screen, you can:
1.Enable or disable each SIM.
2.Configure each SIM’s name, phone number,
display numbers, and assign a color to each SIM
(allowing you to quickly and easily recognize
which SIM is active).
3.Set the default SIM for voice calls, data
connection, and cellular service.
4.General settings for each SIM.
Selecting which SIM to use when making a call
If you have set Voice call to Always ask, you will be asked which SIM
to use each time you make call. Enter the number, then tap . A
dialog opens; tap the SIM to use and the call will be connected.
Note
This chapter is for models with more than one SIM card.50 – Managing your SIM cards
Identifying calls
Whenever you receive a call, the caller’s number will be shown using
the color defined for the SIM that the call is being received on. You will
also be shown the name of the SIM receiving the call.
In the call log, the name of the SIM will be shown beneath the number
of the call — whether the call was missed, answered or was an
outgoing call — in the color you defined for that SIM.
Limitations when using multiple SIMs
When a SIM is: Other SIM cannot:
In a call Dial out
Ringing
Receive a call (caller will get a
“number not available” message)
Sending or receiving a message Send or receive a message
Using a data connection Use a data connection

Note
If you are using data on one SIM and you make or receive a call, or send or
receive a text message on another SIM, the first SIM’s data connection will
be temporarily halted.Appendix – 51
APPENDIX
FAQ and troubleshooting
This section lists frequently asked questions that may arise during the
use of your phone, and gives easy answers and solutions to these
questions.
Audio
Question Suggestions
Why is there no
sound coming from
the device?
If the headset is plugged into the device, the
speaker is automatically shut off. Disconnect
the headset.
Check that the device volume setting is not
muted.
Check that the volume control is not at its
lowest setting.
Multimedia files
Question Suggestions
Why can’t I view my
picture files?
You may be trying to view an
image that is not supported. See
Connectivity on page 59.
Why can’t I view my
video files?
You may be trying to view a video that is not
supported. See Connectivity on page 59.
Why can’t I play my
music files?
You may be trying to play a file that is not
supported. See Connectivity on page 59.52 – Appendix
Google Play Store
Question Suggestions
Why can’t I connect to
the Play Store?
System information and performance
Question Suggestions
How do I check the
OS version of my
device?
Tap Settings > About phone to check the OS
version (Build number) and other hardware
and software information.
Power
Question Suggestions
I can’t turn on the
device.
The battery power may be depleted. Recharge
the device. See Charging the battery on
page 6 for more information.
RAM / ROM
Question Suggestions
How do I check the
RAM and ROM
memory status?
To check the RAM status, tap Settings >
Memory.
To check the ROM status, tap Settings >
Storage & USB.
1.First check that you have a Wi-Fi or data
connection (some Wi-Fi “hotspots” require
you to log in before accessing the internet)
and then try again.
2.If you still cannot connect, try adjusting your
date/time settings. Open Settings > Date &
time and turn Automatic date & time off.
3.Manually adjust the time and then try to
reconnect to the Play Store.Appendix – 53
Internal storage
Question Suggestions
My device’s available
internal storage is full
or almost full.
Uninstall apps to increase available storage.
See Uninstalling an app on page 46.
Security
Question Suggestions
I forgot my unlock
pattern.
After a certain number of wrong entries, you
will be presented with an option to reset your
pattern. Tap Forgot pattern? and enter your
Google account username and password.
You must have an active Google account on
the phone.
Alternatively, you restore your phone to factory
settings. See Restoring to factory settings
on page 47.
Temperature
Question Suggestions
The phone heats up
when charging or
making long duration
calls.
It is normal for the phone to heat up when
charging. When charging is complete, it will
return to its normal temperature.
It is also normal for the phone to heat up
during long periods of use, such as watching a
video or a long phone conversation.
Other sources of help
For information on Refer to …
Up-to-date information regarding
your phone
www.acer.com
mobile.acer.com
Service enquiries www.acer.com/support54 – Warnings and precautions
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
• Do not use this product near water.
• Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand or table. If the
product falls, it could be seriously damaged.
• Slots and openings are provided for ventilation to ensure reliable
operation of the product and to protect it from overheating. These
openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should
never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other
similar surface. This product should never be placed near or over a
radiator or heat register, or in a built-in installation unless proper
ventilation is provided.
• Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet
slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts
that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any
kind onto or into the product.
• To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery
leakage, do not place the product on a vibrating surface.
• Never use this product when engaging in sporting activities,
exercising, or in any vibrating environment which may cause a short
circuit or damage, and even a risk of explosion from the battery
pack.
Protecting your hearing
To protect your hearing, follow these instructions.
• Increase the volume gradually until you can hear clearly and
comfortably.
• Do not incr

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