Asus – ZenFone Go (ZB552KL) – User Manual

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ZB552KL
(ASUS_X007D,
ASUS_X007DB)
User Guide2
Care and safety
Guidelines
Road safety comes first. We strongly recommend not to use your device when
driving or operating any type of vehicle.
This device should only be used in environments with ambient temperatures
between 0°C (32°F) and 35°C (95°F).
Turn off your device in restricted areas where the use of mobile devices is prohibited.
Always obey rules and regulations when in restricted areas, such as, in aircraft, movie
theater, in hospitals or near medical equipment, near gas or fuel, construction sites,
blasting sites and other areas.
Use only AC adapters and cables approved by ASUS for use with this device. Refer to
the rating label on the bottom of your device and ensure that your power adapter
complies with this rating.
Do not use damaged power cables, accessories, and other peripherals with your
device.
Keep your device dry. Do not use or expose your device near liquids, rain, or
moisture.
You can put your device through x-ray machines (such as those used in conveyor
belts for airport security), but do not expose the device to magnetic detectors and
wands.
The device screen is made of glass. If the glass gets broken, stop using the device
and do not touch the broken glass parts. Immediately send device for repair to
ASUS-qualified service personnel.
Do not listen at high volume levels for long periods to prevent possible hearing
damage.
Disconnect the AC power before cleaning your device. Use only a clean cellulose
sponge or chamois cloth when cleaning your device screen.
Send device for repair to ASUS-qualified service personnel only.
E13393
August 2017
Revised Edition3
Proper disposal
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries
according to the instructions.
DO NOT throw the battery in municipal waste. The symbol of the crossed out
wheeled bin indicates that the battery should not be placed in municipal waste.
DO NOT throw this product in municipal waste. This product has been designed to
enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled
bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment and mercury-
containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste. Check local
regulations for disposal of electronic products.
DO NOT throw this product in fire. DO NOT short circuit the contacts. DO NOT
disassemble this product.
ZenTalk Fans Forum
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1 Basics
Welcome! ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 7
Get your ASUS Phone ready! ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 8
Starting for the first time ……………………………………………………………………………………………………16
Using the touchscreen………………………………………………………………………………………………………..18
2 There’s no place like Home
Zen Home features ………………………………………………………………………………………..21
Home screen ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..21
Quick settings ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………23
System notifications ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………24
Personalizing your Home screen …………………………………………………………………….25
App & Widgets …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….25
Wallpapers ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………26
Easy Mode …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….27
Setting up the date and time …………………………………………………………………………………………….30
Setting up your ringtone and alert sounds……………………………………………………………………..30
Lock Screen …………………………………………………………………………………………………..31
Customizing your lock screen ……………………………………………………………………………………………31
Customizing the quick access buttons …………………………………………………………………………….32
3 Work hard, play harder
Chrome …………………………………………………………………………………………………………33
Launching Chrome ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..33
Sharing pages ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………34
Bookmarking pages ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………34
Clearing the browsing data ……………………………………………………………………………………………….34
Gmail …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….35
Google Calendar ……………………………………………………………………………………………36
Creating events ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………36
Editing or removing events ……………………………………………………………………………………………….36
Creating reminders ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..37
Editing or removing reminders …………………………………………………………………………………………37
Do It Later ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..38
Calling later …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..38
Messaging later ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………38
Adding to-do tasks ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..38
Deleting to-do tasks ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………39
File Manager………………………………………………………………………………………………….39
The Cloud………………………………………………………………………………………………………40
ASUS WebStorage ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….40
ZenFone Care ………………………………………………………………………………………………..41
4 Keeping in touch
Call in style ……………………………………………………………………………………………………42
Contents5
Dual SIM feature…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..42
Making calls ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….44
Receiving calls ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..48
Managing your call logs ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..48
Other call options ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..50
Managing multiple calls ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..51
Recording calls …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….54
Managing contacts ………………………………………………………………………………………..55
Contacts Settings ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..55
Setting up your profile ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….55
Adding contacts …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..56
Setting up your VIPs ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………57
Marking your favorite contacts …………………………………………………………………………………………59
Importing contacts ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..59
Exporting contacts ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………60
Social networking with your contacts ……………………………………………………………………………..61
Linking your contacts’ info …………………………………………………………………………………………………62
Backup/restore call logs ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..62
Send messages and more ………………………………………………………………………………63
Messaging …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….63
5 Fun and entertainment
Using a headset ……………………………………………………………………………………………..64
Connecting the audio jack …………………………………………………………………………………………………64
Google Play Music …………………………………………………………………………………………65
6 Y our precious moments
Capture moments ………………………………………………………………………………………….66
Launching the Camera app ……………………………………………………………………………………………….66
Using Camera for the first time ………………………………………………………………………………………….66
Advanced camera features ………………………………………………………………………………………………..70
Using the Gallery …………………………………………………………………………………………..73
Viewing files from your social network or cloud storage ………………………………………………73
Viewing the photo location ……………………………………………………………………………………………….74
Sharing files from the Gallery …………………………………………………………………………………………….75
Deleting files from the Gallery …………………………………………………………………………………………..75
Editing images ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..75
Using MiniMovie ……………………………………………………………………………………………76
PhotoCollage…………………………………………………………………………………………………78
7 Staying connected
Mobile network ……………………………………………………………………………………………..79
Enabling the mobile network ……………………………………………………………………………………………79
Wi-Fi ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..79
Enabling Wi-Fi ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………79
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network ………………………………………………………………………………………….80
Disabling Wi-Fi ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..80
Bluetooth® …………………………………………………………………………………………………….806
Enabling Bluetooth® ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………80
Pairing your ASUS Phone to a Bluetooth® device …………………………………………………………..81
Unpairing your ASUS Phone from the Bluetooth® device …………………………………………….81
Tethering ………………………………………………………………………………………………………82
Wi-Fi Hotspot ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….82
Bluetooth Tethering ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………..83
8 Travel and Maps
Weather ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..84
Launching the Weather app ………………………………………………………………………………………………84
Weather home screen …………………………………………………………………………………………………………85
Clock …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….86
World Clock …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..86
Alarm clock …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..87
Stopwatch …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….87
Timer ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..88
9 ZenLink
Share Link ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..89
10 Zen Everywhere
Special Zen Tools ……………………………………………………………………………………………91
Flashlight ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………91
Power & Boost ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………93
Calculator ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..94
ASUS Mobile Manager ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..95
Quick memo …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………96
Sound Recorder …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..97
11 Maintain your Zen
Keeping your device up-to-date ……………………………………………………………………..99
Updating your system ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..99
Storage ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….99
Backup and reset …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………99
Securing your ASUS Phone …………………………………………………………………………………………….. 100
Appendix
Safety information ……………………………………………………………………………………….104
Notices ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..106
Index7 Chapter 1: Basics
Basics
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1 Basics
Welcome!
Explore the intuitive simplicity of ASUS Zen UI 3.0!
ASUS Zen UI 3.0 is a charming and intuitive interface exclusively for ASUS ASUS Phones. It provides
you with special apps, which are integrated in or with other apps, to fit your unique individual
needs and make your life easier while letting you have fun with your ASUS Phone.
ZenFone Care
Find answers from FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) or provide your feedbacks in the
user forum.
Camera
With PixelMaster technology, capture those precious moments in vivid and high-quality
photos and videos.
Do It Later
Get hold and act on your important emails, SMS messages, interesting websites, or other
important tasks when it is more convenient for you to do so.
Share Link
Use this app to connect with other devices for sharing and receiving files.
NOTE: Availability of ASUS Zen UI 3.0 apps vary per region and ASUS Phone model. Tap from
your Home screen to check the apps available on your ASUS Phone.8 Chapter 1: Basics
Get your ASUS Phone ready!
Parts and features
Take a hold of your device and have it running in a jiffy.
NOTES:
• R emo v e the r ear c o v er t o displa y the dual micr o SIM and micr oSD car d slots .
• T he micr o SIM car d slots suppor t L TE , WCDM A, and GSM/EDGE net w or k bands .
The microSD card slot supports microSD and microSDHC card formats.
IMPORTANT!
• W e do not r ec ommend using a scr een pr ot ec t or as it can in t er f er e with the pr o ximit y sensor . I f y ou
want to use a screen protector, ensure that it does not block the proximity sensor.
• Keep the devic e , par ticular ly the t ouch scr een, dr y all the time . W a t er or other liquids can cause the
touch screen to malfunction.
• Ensur e tha t the M icr o -SIM/memor y car d c ompar tmen t c o v er is alw a y s closed when oper a ting or
carrying the device.
micro USB port
Sensor
Front camera
Touch screen
display
Receiver
LED indicator
Touch
keys
Audio jack
Power key
Power key
Microphone
Groove
Rear camera Volume key
Speaker
Camera flash
Microphone9 Chapter 1: Basics
Installing a micro-SIM card
A micro-subscriber identity module (micro-SIM) card stores information, such as your mobile phone
number, contacts, messages and other data that gives you access to a mobile network.
Your ASUS Phone comes with two micro-SIM card slots that allows you to setup and use two
mobile network services without having to carry two mobile devices at the same time.
CAUTION!
• T his devic e is desig ned f or use with a mobile car r ier -appr o v ed micr o -SIM car d only .
• W e do not r ec ommend the use of tr immed SIM car ds in the micr o -SIM car d slot .
• T ur n off y our devic e bef or e inser ting a micr o -SIM car d .
• B e e x tr a car eful when handling a micr o -SIM car d . ASUS is not r esponsible f or an y loss or damage
incurred to your micro-SIM card.
• D o not inser t a memor y car d in t o the micr o -SIM car d slot! I f a memor y car d happens t o be inser t ed
into the micro-SIM slot, send your device to an ASUS-qualified service personnel.
To install a micro-SIM card:
1. Turn off your device.
2. Locate the groove on the bottom-right corner.
CAUTION! Be careful when you pry open the cover.
3. Pry the cover loose and then pull the rear cover off.
CAUTION! Be careful when you pry open the cover.
WARNING!
• DO NOT use tools like screwdrivers to remove the rear cover.
• DO NOT pry the micro USB port.
4. Insert the micro SIM card into one of the slots, then put the
battery and rear cover back in place.
IMPORTANT! When two SIM cards are inserted, only one SIM
card slot supports 4G/3G/2G service. The other SIM card slot only
supports 2G service.
Micro SIM
card 1
Micro SIM
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Removing a micro-SIM card
CAUTION: Be extra careful when handling a micro-SIM card. ASUS is not responsible for any loss or
damage incurred to your micro-SIM card.
To remove a micro-SIM card:
1. Turn off your device.
2. Locate the groove on the bottom-right corner.
CAUTION! Be careful when you pry open the cover.
3. Pry the cover loose and then pull the rear cover off.
CAUTION! Be careful when you pry open the cover.
WARNING!
• DO NOT use tools like screwdrivers to remove the rear cover.
• DO NOT pry the micro USB port.
4. Remove the micro-SIM card from the micro-SIM card slot.
5. Put the rear cover back in place.
Micro SIM
card 1
Micro SIM
card 2
CAUTION!
• D o not use shar p t ools or solv en t on y our devic e t o a v oid scr a t ches on it .
• U se only a standar d micr o SIM car d on y our ASUS P hone . A nano t o micr o SIM adapt er or a tr immed
SIM card may not properly fit into and may not be detected by your ASUS Phone.
• DO NO T install an empt y nano t o micr o SIM adapt er in t o the micr o SIM c ar d slot t o a v oid
irreversible damage.11 Chapter 1: Basics
4. Insert the microSD card into microSD card slot.
5. Put the rear cover back in place.
CAUTION! Do not use sharp tools or solvent on your device to protect it from
scratches.
Installing a memory card
Your ASUS Phone supports a microSD™ and microSDHC™ memory card with up to 128 GB capacity.
NOTE: Some memory cards may not be compatible with your ASUS Phone. Ensure that you use only
compatible memory cards to prevent loss of data, damage to your device or memory card, or both.
CAUTION!
• B e e x tr a car eful when handling a memor y car d . ASUS is not r esponsible f or an y da ta loss or damage
incurred to your memory card.
• D o not inser t a micr o -SIM car d in t o the memor y car d slot! I f a micr o -SIM car d happens t o be inser t ed
into the memory card slot, bring your device to an ASUS-qualified service personnel.
To install a memory card:
1. Turn off your device.
2. Locate the groove on the bottom-right corner.
CAUTION! Be careful when you pry open the cover.
3. To pull the rear cover off, pry the cover loose from the groove
going upward, then from the groove downward in a leftward
direction.
CAUTION! Be careful when you pry open the cover.
WARNING!
• DO NOT use tools like screwdrivers to remove the rear cover.
• DO NOT pry the micro USB port.12 Chapter 1: Basics
Removing a memory card
CAUTION!
• B e e x tr a car eful when handling a memor y car d . ASUS is not r esponsible f or an y da ta loss or damage
incurred to your memory card.
• Ejec t the memor y car d pr oper ly t o saf ely r emo v e it fr om devic e . T o ejec t the memor y car d , tap
> Settings > Storage&USB, then under Portable storage, click beside SD card.
To remove a memory card:
1. Turn off your device.
2. Locate the groove on the bottom-right corner.
CAUTION! Be careful when you pry open the cover.
3. To pull the rear cover off, pry the cover loose from the groove
going upward, then from the groove downward in a leftward
direction.
CAUTION! Be careful when you pry open the cover.
WARNING!
• DO NOT use tools like screwdrivers to remove the rear cover.
• DO NOT pry the micro USB port.
4. Remove the microSD card from the microSD card slot.
5. Put the rear cover back in place.
CAUTION! Do not use sharp tools or solvent on your device to protect it from
scratches.13 Chapter 1: Basics
Charging your ASUS Phone
Your ASUS Phone comes partially charged but you must charge it fully before using it for the first
time. Read the following important notices and cautions before charging your device.
IMPORTANT!
• F or saf et y pur poses , use ONLY the bundled power adapter and cable to avoid damaging your
device and prevent the risk of injury.
• P eel off the pr ot ec tiv e film on the A C po w er adapt er and micr o -USB cable bef or e using it with y our
device.
• Ensur e t o plug the A C po w er adapt er t o a c ompa tible po w er outlet . Y ou can plug the A C po w er
adapter to any compatible 100~240 V outlet.
• T he output v oltage of the A C po w er adapt er f or this devic e is +5.2V 1A, 5W.
• W hen using y our ASUS P hone while plugged-in t o a po w er outlet , the po w er outlet must be near
your device and easily accessible.
• T o c onser v e elec tr icit y , unplug the A C po w er adapt er fr om the po w er outlet when not in use .
• D o not plac e hea v y objec ts on t op of y our ASUS P hone .
CAUTION!
• W hile char g ing , y our ASUS P hone can bec ome w ar m. T his is nor mal , ho w ev er , if y our devic e
becomes unusually hot, disconnect the micro-USB cable from your device and send the device,
including the AC power adapter and cable to an ASUS-qualified service personnel.
• T o pr ev en t an y damage t o y our ASUS P hone , A C adapt er , or micr o -USB cable . Ensur e tha t the micr o –
USB cable, AC adapter, and your device are connected properly before charging.
To charge your ASUS Phone:
1. Connect the micro USB cable to the power adapter.
2. Connect the micro USB cable to your ASUS Phone.
3. Plug the AC power adapter to a grounded power outlet.
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IMPORTANT!
• W hen using y our ASUS P hone while it is plugged t o a po w er outlet , the g r ounded po w er outlet
must be near to the unit and easily accessible.
• W hen char g ing y our ASUS P hone thr ough y our c omput er , ensur e tha t y ou plug the micr o USB cable
to your computer’s USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 port.
• A v oid char g ing y our ASUS P hone in an en vir onmen t with ambien t t emper a tur e of abo v e 35
o
C
(95
o
F).
• Char ge y our ASUS P hone f or eigh t (8) hours bef or e using it in ba tt er y mode f or the first time .
• T he sta tus of ba tt er y char ge is indica t ed b y the f ollo wing ic ons:
Low Not Charging Charging Full
 
NOTES:
• F or saf et y pur poses , use ONLY the bundled power adapter and cable to avoid damaging your
device and prevent the risk of injury.
• F or saf et y pur poses , use ONLY the bundled power adapter and cable to charge your ASUS Phone.
• T he input v oltage r ange bet w een the w all outlet and this adapt er is A C 100V – 240V . T he output
v oltage of the devic e is +5.2V 1A, 5W.
4. When fully-charged, disconnect the USB cable from your ASUS Phone first before unplugging
the AC power adapter from the power outlet.
NOTES:
• Y ou can use y our devic e while char g ing but it ma y take longer t o fully char ge the devic e .
• Char g ing y our devic e via USB por t of a c omput er ma y take longer t o fully char ge the devic e .
• I f y our c omput er does not pr o vide enough po w er f or char g ing via USB por t , char ge y our ASUS
Phone using the AC power adapter plugged to a power outlet instead.15 Chapter 1: Basics
Turning your ASUS Phone on or off
Turning your device on
To turn your device on, press and hold the power button until your device vibrates and starts up.
Turning your device off
To turn your device off:
1. If your screen is turned off, press the power button to turn it on. If your screen is locked, unlock
the device screen.
2. Press and hold the power button, then when prompted, tap Power off then tap OK.
Sleep mode
To put your device in sleep mode, press the power button once until the screen turns off.
Power key16 Chapter 1: Basics
Starting for the first time
When you turn your ASUS Phone on for the first time, Setup Wizard will guide you through the
setup process. Follow the onscreen instructions to select your language, select input methods, set
up your mobile network and Wi-Fi, sync accounts, and configure your location services.
Use your Google or ASUS account to set up your device, if you do not have a Google or ASUS
account yet, go ahead and create one.
Google Account
Using a Google Account allows you to fully utilize these Android OS features:
• Or ganiz e and see all y our inf or ma tion fr om an y wher e .
• A ut oma tically back up all y our da ta.
• L ev er age G oogle ser vic es c on v enien tly fr om an y wher e .
ASUS Account
Having an ASUS Account gets you to enjoy the following perks:
• P ersonaliz ed ASUS suppor t ser vic e and w ar r an t y e x t ension f or r eg ist er ed pr oduc ts .
• F r ee 15 GB of Cloud st or age spac e .
• R ec eiv e the la t est devic e and fir m w ar e upda t es .17 Chapter 1: Basics
Battery power conservation tips
The battery charge is the lifeline of your ASUS Phone. Here are some battery power conservation
tips that helps preserve the power of your ASUS Phone battery.
– Close all running apps that are not in use.
– When not in use, press the power button to put the device in sleep mode.
– Set audio to Smart Mode.
– Decrease brightness of display.
– Keep the speaker volume to a low level.
– Disable Wi-Fi feature.
– Disable Bluetooth feature.
– Disable the screen auto-rotate feature.
– Disable all auto-sync features in your device.18 Chapter 1: Basics
Using the touchscreen
Use these gestures on the touchscreen to launch apps, access some settings, and navigate your
ASUS Phone.
Launching apps or selecting items
Do any of the following:
• T o launch an app , simply tap on it .
• T o selec t an it em such as in F ile M anager app , simply tap on it .
Moving or deleting items
Do any of the following:
• T o mo v e an app or widget , tap and hold then dr ag it t o the loca tion wher e y ou w an t it t o be .
• T o delet e an app or widget fr om the Home scr een, tap and hold then dr ag it up t o Remove.19 Chapter 1: Basics
Moving through pages or screens
Do any of the following:
• S wipe y our finger t o the lef t or t o the r igh t t o swit ch bet w een scr eens or t o flip thr ough a G aller y
of images.
• S cr oll y our finger up or do wn t o go thr ough w eb pages or list of it ems .
Zooming in
Spread apart your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom in an image in Gallery or Maps, or zoom
in a web page.20
Zooming out
Bring together your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom out an image in Gallery or Maps, or
zoom out of a web page.
NOTE: You may not be able to zoom in/out of some web pages as these pages may have been
designed specifically to fit your mobile screen.21
There’s no place like Home
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2 There’s no place like Home
Zen Home features
Home screen
Get reminders of important events, app and system updates, weather forecasts, and text messages
from people who really matter to you, right from your Home screen.
Swipe down this area once to display System notifications
Swipe down this area twice to display Quick settings
Tap to display Time settings
Tap to update Weather settings
Tap to open All Apps screen
Tap to open an app
Tap to open Google Search page
Tap to open Voice Search22 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Understanding notification icons
These icons are shown on the status bar and will guide you of the current status of your ASUS
Phone.
Mobile network
Shows the signal strength of your mobile network.
1
Micro SIM card 1
Shows that a micro SIM card is inserted in micro SIM card slot 1.
2
Micro SIM card 2
Shows that a micro SIM card is inserted in micro SIM card slot 2.
NOTE: If the SIM card icon is displayed in green, it indicates that it is set as the preferred
network.
Messages
Shows that you have an unread message.
Wi-Fi
Shows the signal strength of your Wi-Fi connection.
Bluetooth
Shows that Bluetooth is turned on.
Auto-sync
Shows that auto-sync is enabled.
Battery life
Shows the battery status of your ASUS Phone.
MicroSD card
Shows that a microSD card is inserted in your ASUS Phone.
Screenshots
Shows that you took screenshots of your ASUS Phone.
Airplane mode
Shows that your ASUS Phone is on Airplane mode.
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Shows that Wi-Fi hotspot of your ASUS Phone is enabled.
Mute mode
Shows that Mute mode is enabled.
Vibrate mode
Shows that Vibrate mode is enabled.
Download status
Shows the download status of an app or file.23 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Quick settings
The Quick settings panel provides a one-tap access to some of the wireless features and settings of
your ASUS Phone. Each of these features are represented by a button.
To launch the Quick settings panel, swipe down twice from the top of your screen.
NOTE: A blue button indicates that the feature is currently enabled while a gray button indicates a
disabled feature. The green buttons refer to individual utilities that you can quickly access via the Quick
Settings Notification Panel.
Tap these buttons to enable or disable their functions.
Slide left or right to adjust the screen’s brightness
Tap to open Settings
Tap to select/deselect items to display in Quick settings
Swipe up to switch to System notifications panel
Tap to launch the Display settings screen24 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Adding or removing buttons
To add or remove existing buttons from the ASUS Quick Settings notification panel:
1. Launch Quick settings then tap .
2. Tap the box beside the feature to add or remove it from the ASUS Quick Setting Notification
Panel.
NOTE: A checked box indicates that the feature`s button is accessible via the ASUS Quick Settings
Notification Panel while an unchecked box means the opposite.
3. Tap to go back and view the current ASUS Quick Settings notification panel.
System notifications
From System notifications, you can see the latest updates done and system changes made on your
ASUS Phone. Most of these changes are data and system-related.
To launch the System notifications panel, swipe down from the top of your screen.
Tap this to delete all of the listed notifications
• S wipe the notifica tion t o the lef t or r igh t t o
remove it from the list
• T ap on the notifica tion t o view its details
Tap to open Settings
Tap on this area to switch to Quick settings panel25 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Personalizing your Home screen
Stamp your own personality on your Home screen. Select an attractive design as your wallpaper,
add shortcuts for quick access to your favorite apps, and add widgets for a quick review of
important info. You can also add more pages so you can add and quickly access or view more apps
or widgets on your Home screen.
To launch the Manage Home screen:
• T ap and hold an empt y ar ea on y our Home scr een
• S wipe up fr om the bott om of y our Home scr een
App & Widgets
App shortcuts make it easier to quickly-access your often-used or favorite apps from your Home
screen. You can add, remove, or group your apps into one folder.
You can put widgets, which are small dynamic apps, on your Home screen. Widgets provide you
with quick-views of the weather forecast, calendar events information, battery status, and more.
Adding app shortcuts or widgets
To add an app shortcut or a widget:
1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Apps & Widgets.
2. From the All Apps list or the Widgets screen, tap and hold an app or a widget, then drag it to an
empty area on your Home screen.
Removing app shortcuts or widgets
From your Home screen, tap and hold an app or widget, then drag it to Remove on top of your
screen. The app that you’ve removed from your Home screen will remain in the All Apps screen.26 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Grouping your app shortcuts in a folder
Create folders to organize your app shortcuts on your Home screen.
1. On your Home screen, tap and drag an app onto another app and a folder will appear with an
automatically assigned name.
2. If you want to change the folder name, tap the folder and tap the folder name to assign a new
name to this folder.
Wallpapers
Let your apps, icons, and other Zen elements sit on an attractively designed wallpaper. You may
add a translucent background tint to your wallpaper for readability and clarity. You can also select
an animated wallpaper to make your screen come alive.
Tap to view the online icon packs
Tap to select wallpaper
Tap to view the online wallpapers
Tap to add more icon packs and wallpapers to My collection
Tap to download the wallpapers or icon packs
Applying wallpaper
To apply wallpaper:
1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Wallpapers.
2. Tap then select a wallpaper.
3. Tap Download and then tap Apply.
4. Select to set wallpaper to Home screen, Lock screen or Home and lock screen.27 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Applying an animated wallpaper
To apply an animated wallpaper:
1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Wallpapers.
2. Tap then select Live Wallpaper.
3. Select an animated wallpaper, then tap Set Wallpaper.
NOTE: You can also set up your wallpaper settings from > Settings > Display > Wallpaper.
Editing your Home screen
You can extend your Home screen, select a scroll effect, change the icon and font, adjust the size
and color of the icon and font, and align the icons to the top or bottom of your screen.
1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select Home edit.
2. Tap a feature to edit your Home screen.
Easy Mode
Navigate your ASUS Phone better with Easy Mode, an intuitive interface with large icons, buttons,
and font size for better readability and easier user experience. You can also quickly do your core
tasks such as making calls, sending messages, and more in Easy Mode.
Enabling Easy Mode
To enable Easy Mode:
1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
• Launch Quick settings then tap .
• Tap > Settings.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Easy Mode.
3. Slide Easy Mode to ON.28 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Adding shortcuts
In Easy Mode, you can add up to thirty-six (36) app shortcuts on the Home screen.
1. Swipe to the right of the Home screen, then tap .
2. From the All apps screen, select the app that you want to add to the list.
Removing shortcuts
Do the following:
1. Tap .
2. Select the app or apps that you want to remove from the list, then tap Delete.29 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Adding contacts
In Easy Mode, you can add your frequently contacts on the Home screen.
1. Swipe to the left of the Home screen, then tap .
2. From the Contacts screen, select the contact that you want to add to the list.
Removing contacts
Do the following:
1. Swipe to the left of the Home screen, then tap Edit contacts.
2. Select the contact or contacts that you want to remove from the list, then tap Delete.
Disabling Easy Mode
To disable Easy Mode:
1. Swipe down from the top of your screen then tap .
2. Select Easy Mode from the Settings screen.
3. Slide Easy Mode to OFF.30 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Setting up the date and time
By default, the date and time displayed on your Home screen automatically syncs with your mobile
provider’s settings.
To change the date and time settings:
1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
• Launch Quick settings then tap .
• Tap > Settings.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Date & time.
3. Deselect Automatic date & time and Automatic time zone.
4. Adjust the date and time.
5. Select the time zone and manually set the date and time.
6. You can opt to use the 24-hour format, if you prefer.
NOTE: See also Clock.
Setting up your ringtone and alert sounds
Set up the sound for your phone ringtone, notifications such as text messages, emails, and event
alerts. You can also choose to enable or disable the dial pad touch tones, touch sounds, screen lock
sound, or you can choose to have your ASUS Phone vibrate when you tap on it.
To set up the sound settings:
1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
• Launch Quick settings then tap .
• Tap > Settings.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Sound & notification .
3. Set up your preferred sound settings.31 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Lock Screen
By default, the lock screen appears after turning on your device and while waking it up from sleep
mode. From the lock screen, you can proceed to your device’s Android® system by swiping on your
touch screen panel.
Your device’s lock screen can also be customized to regulate access to your mobile data and apps.
Customizing your lock screen
If you want to change your lock screen settings from the default Swipe option, refer to the
following steps:
1. Launch Quick settings then tap .
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Lock screen.
3. In the next screen, tap Screen lock.
4. Tap the screen lock option you would like to use.
NOTE: For more details, see Securing your ASUS Phone.32 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Customizing the quick access buttons
By default, your lock screen includes quick access buttons for these apps: Phone, Messaging, and
Camera. Change this default settings and customize these buttons to launch other apps on the lock
screen using the following steps:
1. Launch Quick settings then tap .
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Lock screen.
3. Under Display, tap Quick access.
4. Select which button you would like to customize.
5. Tap the app you would like to preset on the quick access button you chose to configure.
NOTE: Scroll up or down to view the current list of apps you can preset.33
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Chrome
Chrome for Android` lets you enjoy the same fast, secure and stable web browsing experience
as that on the desktop Chrome. Sign in to your Google account to sync tabs, bookmarks, and
browsing history across all your devices. If you don’t have a Google account, register for one.
NOTE: For details on creating a Google account, see Gmail.
IMPORTANT! Before doing any Internet surfing or Internet-related activities, ensure that your ASUS
Phone is connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network. For more details, see Staying connected.
Launching Chrome
From your Home screen, do any of the following to launch Chrome:
• T ap Chrome.
• T ap > Chrome.34 Chapter 3: Work hard, play harder
Sharing pages
Share interesting pages from your ASUS Phone to others via an email account, cloud storage
account, Bluetooth, or other ASUS Phone apps.
1. Launch Chrome.
2. From a web page, tap > Share…
3. Tap the account or app that you want to use as medium in sharing the page.
Bookmarking pages
Bookmark your favorite pages or websites so you can go back and browse them again.
To bookmark a page:
From the page, tap > . To view your favorite pages, tap > Bookmarks, then select the
page you want to view or access.
Clearing the browsing data
Clear the browsing data that are temporarily stored in your ASUS Phone to improve the loading
performance of your Chrome browser. The browsing data includes browsing history, cache,
cookies/site data, saved passwords, and autofill data.
1. Launch the browser.
2. Tap > Settings > Privacy > Clear browsing data.
3. Select the browsing data that you want to delete.
4. When done, click CLEAR DATA.35 Chapter 3: Work hard, play harder
Gmail
Use Gmail to set up your Google account to get into Google-related services and apps as well as
receive, send, and browse emails right from your ASUS Phone. You can also set up other email
accounts such as Yahoo or your work email account via Gmail.
IMPORTANT! Your ASUS Phone must be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network so you can add
an email account or send and receive emails from added accounts. For more details, see Staying
connected.
To set up your Google account:
1. From your Home screen, do any of the following to launch Gmail:
• T ap Google > Gmail.
• T ap > Google > Gmail.
2. Tap Add an email address.
3. Select Google, then tap Next.
4. Enter your email address. To create a new Google account, tap Or create a new account.
5. Follow the next steps to sign in to your Google account.
NOTE: If you want to set up your work account on your ASUS Phone, ask for the email settings from
your network administrator.36 Chapter 3: Work hard, play harder
Google Calendar
Bring your schedule to life and keep track of all your important events or reminders. Events that you
create or edit will automatically sync with all Google Calendar versions that you’ve logged into.
Creating events
To create an event:
1. From the Home screen, tap Google > Calendar.
2. Tap then tap Event.
3. Enter your event name, and select the date and time for the event. You may set the event as an
all-day or recurring event.
• A ll- da y ev en t: F r om the All day field, move the slider to the right.
• R ecur r ing ev en t: T ap , then select how often you want the event to recur or repeat.
4. To set the time zone, tap , then enter the country whose time zone you want displayed.
5. From the Add location field, enter the venue or location of the event.
6. Tap , then you may select or set the time or day to get a notification or reminder about the
event.
7. From the Invite people field, enter the email addresses of your guests to the event.
8. You may also add note or attachment from the Add note or Add attachment field.
9. Once finished, tap SAVE.
Editing or removing events
To edit or remove an event:
1. From the Home screen, tap Google > Calendar.
2. Tap the event that you want to edit or delete.
3. To edit the event, tap and make the necessary changes. To remove the event, tap >
Delete, then tap OK to confirm the deletion.37 Chapter 3: Work hard, play harder
Creating reminders
To create a reminder:
1. From the Home screen, Google > Calendar.
2. Tap then tap Reminder.
3. Enter your reminder name and tap DONE.
4. Set the date and time for the reminder. You may set the reminder as an all-day or recurring
reminder.
• A ll- da y r eminder : F r om the All day field, move the slider to the right.
• R ecur r ing r eminder : T ap , then select how often you want the reminder to recur or
repeat.
5. Once finished, tap SAVE.
Editing or removing reminders
To edit or remove a reminder:
1. Tap Google > Calendar.
2. Tap the reminder that you want to edit or delete.
3. To edit the reminder, tap and make the necessary changes. To remove the reminder, tap
> Delete, then tap OK to confirm the deletion.38 Chapter 3: Work hard, play harder
Do It Later
Get hold of even the most trivial things in your busy life. Even when you’re too busy, reply to your
emails or add other important to-do tasks at your convenience.
NOTES:
• P opular thir d-par t y apps tha t suppor t D o I t La t er include Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube, and
iMDb.
• Not all apps can shar e and add tasks t o D o I t La t er .
Calling later
You can set a task to call someone at your convenient time from the Do It Later.
To call later:
1. From the Home screen, tap ASUS > Do It Later.
2. Tap then tap .
3. Find the contact that you want to call later.
Messaging later
You can set a task to send a text message at a later time from Do It Later.
To send a text message later:
1. From the Home screen, tap ASUS > Do It Later.
2. Tap then tap .
3. Find the contact that you want to send a text message later.
Adding to-do tasks
Create important to-do tasks to organize your work or social activities in your professional or social
life.
1. From the Home screen, tap ASUS > Do It Later.
2. Tap then tap .
3. Fill in the necessary information. If you want to set the importance level, select High in the
Importance field..
4. When you’re done, tap Done39 Chapter 3: Work hard, play harder
Deleting to-do tasks
You can delete any completed, overdue, or unnecessary to-do tasks from the Do It Later app.
1. From the Home screen, tap ASUS > Do It Later.
2. Tap and hold the task you want to remove from the list.
3. Tap and tap OK to confirm the deletion.
File Manager
Using File Manager allows you to easily locate and manage your data on the internal storage of
your ASUS Phone and its connected external storage devices.
To launch File Manager, tap ASUS > File Manager.
IMPORTANT! Before accessing files saved on the network and cloud storage, ensure that Wi-Fi or
mobile network is enabled on your ASUS Phone. For details, see Staying connected.
Tap to display the files under the category
Displays the usage of the internal storage
Tap to search for a file
Tap to access the internal, external, network,
and cloud storage
Tap to clear search history, invite a friend, view ZenUI instant
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The Cloud
Back up your data, sync files among different devices, and share files securely and privately via a
Cloud account such as ASUS WebStorage, Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox.
ASUS WebStorage
Register for or sign in to ASUS WebStorage and get free cloud storage. Automatically upload newly
captured photos for instant sharing, sync files among different devices, or share files via your ASUS
WebStorage account.
IMPORTANT! Ensure that Wi-Fi or mobile network is enabled on your ASUS Phone. For details, see
Staying connected.41 Chapter 3: Work hard, play harder
ZenFone Care
Find answers from FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) or directly interact with other Zen UI users to
find and share solutions about ZenUI 3.0 apps.
To access ZenFone Care:
1. Tap > ZenFone Care.
2. Tap ZenUI FAQs, then select the app that you want to find answers for.42
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Call in style
Dual SIM feature
The dual SIM feature of your ASUS Phone lets you manage the settings of the installed micro SIM
cards. With this feature, you can enable/disable the micro SIM cards, assign SIM names, or set one as
a preferred network.
Renaming your micro SIM cards
Change the names of your micro SIM cards on your ASUS Phone so that you can identify them
easily.
To change the names of your micro SIM cards, tap SIM1 name: SIM1 or SIM2 name: SIM2 then key
in the names for your micro SIM cards.
NOTE: If your SIMs have different mobile service providers, we recommend you to use the names
of these providers for your SIM names. If both SIMs have the same mobile service provider, we
recommend you to use the mobile numbers for your SIM names.43 Chapter 4: Keeping in touch
Assigning a preferred micro SIM card
Assign a micro SIM card as your preferred SIM for voice calls and data services.
SIM card for voice calls
When you make a call, your ASUS Phone automatically uses the preferred micro SIM card to
connect the call.
To assign a micro SIM card for voice calls, tap Voice call then tap the SIM that you want to use.
IMPORTANT! You can only use this feature if you make a call from your contacts list.
SIM card for data service
To assign a micro SIM card for data service, tap Data service network then select from SIM1 or
SIM2.44 Chapter 4: Keeping in touch
Making calls
Your ASUS Phone offers you many ways to make a call. Call your friends from your contacts list,
smart dial to quickly place a call, or enter a speed-dial number to call your frequently-called
contact.
NOTE: Organize your contacts in the Contacts app. For details, see Managing contacts.
Launching the Phone app
From your Home screen, do any of the following to launch the Phone app:
• T ap .
• T ap > Phone.
Dialing a phone number
Use the Phone app to directly dial a phone number.
1. From your Home screen, tap ASUS > Phone then tap the number keys.
2. Select from call buttons SIM1 or SIM2 to dial the number.
NOTE: The labels of the call buttons may vary depending on the setting that you made to your micro
SIM cards. For more details, see Dual SIM feature.
Dialing an extension number
When you need to call an extension number, you can do any of these steps to skip the voice
prompts.
Prompting for confirmation of an extension number
You can insert a confirmation prompt for the extension number after dialing the main number.
1. From the Phone app, enter the main number.
2. Tap and hold # to insert a confirmation prompt, which is denoted by a semi-colon (;).
3. Select from call buttons SIM1 or SIM2 to make the call.
4. When prompted, tap Yes to confirm the extension number.45 Chapter 4: Keeping in touch
Auto-dialing an extension number
You can insert a short or long pause after dialing the main number, then the extension number is
dialed automatically.
1. From the Phone app, enter the main number.
2. Tap and hold * to insert a pause, which is denoted by a comma (,).
NOTE: If you want a longer pause, tap and hold * again.
3. Enter the extension number.
4. Select from call buttons SIM1 or SIM2 to place the call.
5. Tap to end the call.
Smart dialing your contacts
As you enter the first few numbers or letters of your contact’s name, Smart Dial filters through your
contacts list or call logs and provide you with possible matches. You can check if the contact you’re
trying to reach is on the list of possible matches, then you can quickly place that call.
1. Launch the Phone app then enter the number or name of the contact.
2. From the list of possible matches, tap the contact you wish to call. If the contact is not on list,
enter the complete number or name of the contact.
3. Select from call buttons SIM1 or SIM2 to make the call.
NOTE: The labels of the call buttons may vary depending on the setting that you made to your micro
SIM cards. For more details, see also Dual SIM feature.
Speed dialing your contacts
Assign Speed Dial keys to quickly call your frequently-called contacts with just one tap on a single
digit from the Phone app.
NOTE: By default, the digit 1 is reserved for your voicemails. You can retrieve your voicemails by
tapping the digit 1, if you`ve subscribed to this service with your mobile service provider.46 Chapter 4: Keeping in touch
Creating a speed dial entry
Create speed dial entries from digits 2 to 9 for your frequently-called contacts.
1. From the Phone app, do any of the following:
• Tap and hold any digits from 2 to 9, then tap OK on the Speed Dial confirmation screen.
• Tap > Speed dial to launch the Speed Dial screen.
2. Select a contact from your contacts list. This speed dial entry will be saved on the Speed Dial
screen.
Deleting a speed dial entry
To delete a speed dial entry:
1. From the Phone app, tap > Speed dial to launch the Speed Dial screen.
2. Tap and hold a speed dial entry, then tap Remove.
3. Tap OK on the confirmation message.
Replacing a speed dial entry
You can replace the contact assigned to a speed dial key with another contact.
1. From the Phone app, tap > Speed dial to launch the Speed Dial screen.
2. Tap and hold a speed dial entry, then tap Replace.
3. Select a contact from your contacts list.47 Chapter 4: Keeping in touch
Home dialing
When you’re on a trip abroad, enabling and configuring the Home dialing settings make it easier
for you to quickly call home.
NOTE: Using a roaming service will incur additional charges. Inquire from your mobile service provider
before using the roaming service.
1. Launch the Settings screen by doing any of the following:
• Launch Quick settings then tap .
• Tap > Settings.
2. Tap Call settings > Home dialing.
3. Tick Home dialing.
4. Tap Home dialing settings, select the settings, then tap OK when done.
Calling from Contacts app
Use the Contacts app to make a call from your contacts list.
1. Launch the Contacts app.
2. Tap the contact name then tap the number that you wish to dial.
3. If there are two SIM cards installed, tap the SIM card from which you want to make the call.
4. Tap to end the call.
NOTE: To view all contacts from all contact accounts, tap Contacts to display dropdown list then tick
all accounts.
Calling your favorite contacts
When you add a contact to your Favorites list, you can quickly call the contact from the Phone app.
1. Launch the Contacts or the Phone app.
2. Tap to display your Favorites list, then tap your favorite contact whom you want to call.
3. Tap to end the call.48 Chapter 4: Keeping in touch
Receiving calls
The touch screen of your ASUS Phone lights up when there is an incoming call. The display of the
incoming call also varies, depending on the status of your ASUS Phone.
Answering calls
There are two ways to answer a call depending on the status of your ASUS Phone:
• I f y our devic e is ac tiv e , tap Answer or to reject a call, tap Dismiss.
• I f y our devic e is locked , dr ag to to answer or to to reject the call.
Setting callbacks for incoming calls
When you can’t answer an incoming call from a mobile number right away, you can set it as a call
later task. You can retrieve and act on this task at a more convenient time from the Do It Later app.
1. On an incoming call from a mobile number, swipe up from the lower part of the screen.
2. Tap Can’t talk now, will call you later. An SMS message will be sent to your caller.
3. To retrieve the call, tap ASUS > Do It Later from the Home screen.
Managing your call logs
From your call logs, you can call back your missed calls, save calls to your contacts list, block callers,
or redial your recently-called number or contact.
Setting callbacks for missed calls
You can set a missed call as a call later task. You can retrieve and do a callback for the missed call
from the Do It Later app.
1. From the Phone app, tap to display your call logs.
2. Select a call log, then tap > Call later.
3. To retrieve the call, tap ASUS > Do It Later from the Home screen.49 Chapter 4: Keeping in touch
Blocking calls
You can add a number or call from your call log to your block list.
1. From the Phone app, tap to display your call logs.
2. Select the number that you want to block, tap > Add to block list, then tap OK.
Saving calls to Contacts
You can add a call/number from your call logs to your contacts list.
1. From the Phone app, tap to display your call logs.
2. Tap the number that you want to add to your contacts list.
3. Tap beside the number.
4. Tap Create new contact to add a new entry to your contacts list.
Tap Add to existing contact, select a contact, then tap OK if you want to overwrite the contact’s
number with this new one.
Redialing your last-called number
To redial your last-called number:
1. From the Phone app, tap to display your call logs.
2. Tap Call to display your last-called number, then tap Call again to redial the n

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