Asus – ZenFone Max Pro (M1) – User Manual

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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.
E14447
June 2018
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.
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WARNING
Cancer and Reproductive Harm-
www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
NOTE: The app descriptions shown in this manual are for reference purposes only, and may not
exactly match what you see on your device.
NOTE: For more legal and e-labelling information, check on your device from Settings > System >
About phone > Legal information.4
1 Basics
Welcome! ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 7
Get your ASUS Phone ready! ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 8
Starting for the first time ……………………………………………………………………………………………………15
Using the touchscreen………………………………………………………………………………………………………..16
2 There’s no place like Home
Zen Home features ………………………………………………………………………………………..19
Home screen ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..19
Quick settings ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………20
Notifications …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………21
Personalizing your Home screen …………………………………………………………………….22
Widgets ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..22
Wallpapers ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………23
Setting up the date and time …………………………………………………………………………………………….24
Setting up your ringtone and alert sounds……………………………………………………………………..24
Lock Screen …………………………………………………………………………………………………..25
Customizing your lock screen ……………………………………………………………………………………………25
Fingerprint ID sensor ……………………………………………………………………………………..26
Starting your ASUS phone for the first time ……………………………………………………………………26
Setting up fingerprint ID from Settings …………………………………………………………………………..27
Face Unlock …………………………………………………………………………………………………..28
Setting up face unlock from Settings ……………………………………………………………………………….28
3 Work hard, play harder
Chrome …………………………………………………………………………………………………………31
Launching Chrome ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..31
Sharing pages ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………32
Bookmarking pages ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………32
Clearing the browsing data ……………………………………………………………………………………………….32
Gmail …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….33
Google Calendar ……………………………………………………………………………………………34
Creating events ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………34
Editing or removing events ……………………………………………………………………………………………….34
Creating reminders ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..35
Editing or removing reminders …………………………………………………………………………………………35
4 Keeping in touch
Call in style ……………………………………………………………………………………………………36
Dual SIM feature…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..36
Making calls ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….38
Calling your favorite contacts ……………………………………………………………………………………………40
Receiving calls ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..40
Other call options ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..41
Managing multiple calls ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..41
Contents5
Managing contacts ………………………………………………………………………………………..42
Contacts Settings ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..42
Setting up your profile ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….42
Adding contacts …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..43
Marking your favorite contacts …………………………………………………………………………………………44
Social networking with your contacts ……………………………………………………………………………..45
Send messages and more ………………………………………………………………………………46
Messages ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………46
5 Fun and entertainment
Using a headset ……………………………………………………………………………………………..47
Connecting the audio jack …………………………………………………………………………………………………47
Google Play Music …………………………………………………………………………………………48
6 Y our precious moments
Capture moments ………………………………………………………………………………………….49
Launching the Camera app ……………………………………………………………………………………………….49
Using the Photos ……………………………………………………………………………………………51
Viewing the photo location ……………………………………………………………………………………………….51
Sharing files from the Photos …………………………………………………………………………………………….51
Deleting files from the Photos …………………………………………………………………………………………..51
Editing images ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..52
7 Staying connected
Mobile network ……………………………………………………………………………………………..53
Enabling the mobile network ……………………………………………………………………………………………53
Wi-Fi ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..53
Enabling Wi-Fi ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………53
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network ………………………………………………………………………………………….54
Disabling Wi-Fi ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..54
Bluetooth
®
…………………………………………………………………………………………………….54
Enabling Bluetooth® ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………54
Pairing your ASUS Phone to a Bluetooth® device …………………………………………………………..55
Unpairing your ASUS Phone from the Bluetooth® device …………………………………………….55
Tethering ………………………………………………………………………………………………………56
Wi-Fi Hotspot ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..56
Bluetooth Tethering ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………..57
8 Travel and Maps
Clock …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….58
Clock ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………58
Alarm clock …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..59
Stopwatch …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….59
Timer ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..606
9 Zen Everywhere
Special Zen Tools ……………………………………………………………………………………………61
Calculator ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..61
Sound Recorder …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..62
10 Maintain your Zen
Keeping your device up-to-date ……………………………………………………………………..64
Updating your system ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..64
Storage ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….64
Backup …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..64
Reset ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………64
Securing your ASUS Phone ………………………………………………………………………………………………..65
Appendix
Safety information …………………………………………………………………………………………68
Notices ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….70
Index7 Chapter 1: Basics
Basics
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1 Basics
Welcome!
Explore the intuitive simplicity of ASUS ZenUI!
ASUS ZenUI is a charming and intuitive interface exclusively for 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.
Camera
With PixelMaster technology, capture those precious moments in vivid and high-quality
photos and videos.
Messages
Messages, an intuitive and delightful app, lets you send/receive SMS/MMS messages,
as well as send group texts, photos, or audio messages. You can add emojis or stickers
to your messages, share your location, archive your messages, and easily block SMS
senders. You can also take photos or record videos and easily share these files.
NOTE: Availability of ASUS ZenUI apps vary per region and ASUS Phone model. Swipe up from the
lower part of 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.
WARNING!
• T o a v oid net w or k c onnec tion and ba tt er y issues:
• DO NO T plac e a metallic sticker on the an t enna ar ea.
• DO NO T use a metallic pr ot ec tiv e fr ame/case on y our ASUS P hone .
• DO NO T c o v er the an t enna ar ea with y our hands or other objec ts while using some func tions such
as making calls or using the mobile data connection.
• W e r ec ommend tha t y ou use ASUS – c ompa tible scr een pr ot ec t ors . U sing non- ASUS – c ompa tible
screen protectors may cause your ASUS Phone`s sensor to malfunction.
NOTE: The microSD card slot supports microSD and microSDXC 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.
Micro USB port
Speaker
LED indicator
Touch screen
display
Front camera
Receiver
Proximity sensor
and light sensor
Audio jack
Microphone
Microphone
Flash
Nano SIM 1, Nano
SIM 2, microSD
card slot
Power key
Volume key
Camera flash
Rear cameras
Fingerprint sensor
NFC detection areas9 Chapter 1: Basics
Installing a nano SIM card / memory card
Both nano SIM card slots support GSM, WCDMA, FDD-LTE, and TDD-LTE bands.
NOTE: To prevent connector damage, ensure to use a standard nano SIM card without a SIM adapter or
the use of a cutter.
Your ASUS Phone supports a microSD and microSDXC memory card with up to 2 TB capacity.
NOTES:
• S ome memor y car ds ma y not be c ompa tible with y our ASUS P hone . Ensur e tha t y ou use only c ompa tible
memory cards to prevent loss of data, damage to your device, or memory card, or both.
• T he micr oSD car d is sold separ a t ely .
CAUTION! Be extra careful when handling a nano SIM card / memory card. ASUS is not responsible for
any data loss or damage incurred to your nano SIM cards / memory card.
To install a Nano SIM card / memory card:
1. Push the bundled eject pin into the hole on the card slot to eject the tray out.
CAUTION!
• B e car eful not t o damage the car d slot c o v er or injur e y our finger nails when y ou r emo v e the c o v er .
• D o not f or cibly r emo v e , shear , or dist or t the card slot cover.
• 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 .
2. Insert the Nano SIM or microSD card into the appropriate slot.
3. Gently push the tray back in until it’s securely closed.
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/3G service.10 Chapter 1: Basics
Removing a nano SIM /memory card
CAUTION!
• B e e x tr a car eful when handling a nano SIM car d / memor y car d . ASUS is not r esponsible f or an y da ta
loss or damage incurred to your nano SIM cards / 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 , swipe
down from the top of your screen and tap > Storage, then under Portable storage, tap
beside SD card.
To remove a nano SIM card / memory card:
1. Push the bundled eject pin into the hole on the card slot to eject the tray out.
CAUTION!
• B e car eful not t o damage the car d slot c o v er or injur e y our finger nails when y ou r emo v e the c o v er .
• D o not f or cibly r emo v e , shear , or dist or t the card slot cover.
• 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 .
2. Remove the nano SIM or microSD card from the card slot.
3. Gently push the tray back in until it’s securely closed.11 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!
• P eel off the pr ot ec tiv e film on the A C po w er adapt er and M icr 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 +5V 2A, 10W.
• 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.
T o char ge y our ASUS P hone:
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 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 +5V 2A, 10W.
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.13 Chapter 1: Basics
Using NFC
NOTE : NFC is only a v ailable in selec t ed r eg ions/c oun tr ies .
Y ou can use NFC in the f ollo wing thr ee sc enar ios:
Reader mode : Y our phone r eads inf or ma tion fr om a c on tac tless car d , NFC tag , or other NFC
devices.
Place the NFC area of your phone on the contactless card, NFC tag, or NFC device.
Peer-to-Peer mode : T r ansf ers phot os , c on tac ts , or other da ta bet w een y our phone and an NFC-
enabled smartphone.
Bring the NFC areas of both smartphones together, without any space between them.
Card Emulation mode : Y our phone can be used like a c on tac tless car d .
Place the NFC area of your phone on the NFC area of the NFC reader.14 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
T o tur n y our devic e 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 .
Sleep mode
To put your device in sleep mode, press the power button once until the screen turns off.
Power key15 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, set up your mobile
network, Wi-Fi and security features, and sync accounts.
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
U sing a G oogle A c c oun t allo w s y ou t o fully utiliz e these A ndr oid OS f ea tur es:
• 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
Ha ving an ASUS A c c oun t gets y ou t o enjo y the f ollo wing per ks:
• 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 .
• R ec eiv e the la t est devic e and fir m w ar e upda t es .
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.
– 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.16 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
To launch an app, simply tap on it.
Moving or deleting items
D o an y of the f ollo wing:
• 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 it then tap .17 Chapter 1: Basics
Moving through pages or screens
D o an y of the f ollo wing:
• 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 open G oogle S ear ch
page.
• 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 Photos or Maps, or zoom
in a web page.18 Chapter 1: Basics
Zooming out
Bring together your two fingers on the touch panel to zoom out an image in Photos 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.19 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
There’s no place like Home
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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 open an app
Swipe up to open the All Apps screen
Tap to open Google Search page
Tap to open Voice Search
Touch keys20 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 an icon.
To launch the Quick settings panel, swipe down twice from the top of your screen.
NOTE: A black icon indicates that the feature is currently enabled while a gray icon indicates a
disabled feature.
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 switch to System notifications panel
Adding features
T o add f ea tur es fr om the Q uick S ettings panel:
1. Launch Quick settings then tap .
2. Swipe up Drag to add tiles.
3. Under Drag to add tiles, tap and drag an icon up to add it to the Quick Settings panel.
4. Tap to go back and view the current Quick Settings panel.
Removing features
T o r emo v e e xisting f ea tur es fr om the Q uick S ettings panel:
1. Launch Quick settings then tap .
2. Tap and drag an icon below Drag to add tiles to remove it from the Quick Settings panel.
Tap to select/deselect items to display in Quick settings21 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Notifications
From the notifications panel, 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 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 to switch to the Quick settings panel22 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,
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, tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen.
Widgets
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 widgets
T o add a widget:
1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select WIDGETS.
2. From the Widgets screen, tap and hold a widget, then drag it to an empty area on your Home
screen.
Removing widgets
From your Home screen, tap and hold a widget, then drag it to Remove on top of your screen. 23 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
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.
Applying wallpaper
T o apply w allpaper :
1. Tap and hold an empty area on your Home screen and select WALLPAPERS.
2. Select a wallpaper from Photos or Wallpapers.
3. Tap Set wallpaper.
NO TE: Y ou can also set up y our w allpaper settings fr om Settings > Display > Wallpaper.24 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.
T o change the da t e and time settings:
1. Launch the S ettings scr een b y doing an y of the f ollo wing:
• Launch Quick Settings then tap .
• Swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select System > Date & time.
3. Slide Automatic date & time and Automatic time zone to OFF.
4. Adjust the date and time.
5. Select the time zone.
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.
T o set up the sound settings:
1. Launch the S ettings scr een b y doing an y of the f ollo wing:
• Launch Quick Settings then tap .
• Swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Settings.
2. Select Sound and set up your preferred sound settings.25 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
f ollo wing st eps:
1. Launch Quick Settings then tap .
2. Select Security & location.
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.26 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Fingerprint ID sensor
Fingerprint ID sensor prevents others from using your ASUS phone without your permission. You
can use your fingerprint to unlock your device, access your phone calls and data. When you set up
your fingerprint ID, you also need to set up your screen lock method for device startup.
Starting your ASUS phone for the first time
T o set up y our finger pr in t ID when using y our ASUS P hone f or the first time:
1. Ensure that the fingerprint identification module and your finger are clean and dry.
2. From the Welcome page, follow the on-screen instructions to the Protect your phone page and
tap Set up fingerprint .
3. Tap Next to choose a screen lock method, and then follow the instructions to the Touch the
sensor page.
4. Find the fingerprint scanner at the back of your device, adjust your finger and try to cover
different areas of your finger repeatedly until your fingerprint is captured.
5. Tap NEXT to complete the setup.27 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Setting up fingerprint ID from Settings
To set up your fingerprint ID from Settings :
1. Ensure that the fingerprint scanner and your finger are clean and dry.
2. Launch the S ettings scr een b y doing an y of the f ollo wing:
• Launch Quick Settings then tap .
• Swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Settings.
3. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Security & location > Fingerprint.
4. Unlock your phone if it’s secured. If not, follow the instructions to set up your backup screen lock
method.
NOTE: For more details, see Securing your ASUS Phone.
5. Tap Add fingerprint .
6. Repeatedly place-and-lift your finger on the scanner until your fingerprint is captured.
7. Tap DONE to complete the setup.28 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
Face Unlock
Face unlock prevents others from using your ASUS phone without your permission effortlessly. You
can light up your ASUS Phone’s screen and look at it to unlock your device, access your phone’s
home screen in one second. When you set up your face unlock, you also need to set up your screen
lock method for device startup.
Setting up face unlock from Settings
To set up face unlock from Settings :
1. Launch the S ettings scr een b y doing an y of the f ollo wing:
• Launch Quick settings then tap .
• Swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen and tap Settings.
2. Scroll down the Settings screen and select Security & location> Face recognition.
3. Tap CONTINUE.
4. Follow the instructions to set up your backup screen lock method.29 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
5. Select how you want to display your notifications on the lock screen, then tap DONE.30 Chapter 2: There’s no place like Home
6. Tap Next and follow the instructions to register your face.
NOTES:
• Show your mouth, nose and opened eyes while using face unlock feature.
• Wearing sunglasses or insufficient light will lead to failure of face unlock.
7. When finished, tap TURN ON to enable face recognition to unlock your phone.31 Chapter 3: Work hard, play harder
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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
F r om y our Home scr een, do an y of the f ollo wing t o launch Chr ome:
• T ap Chrome.
• S wipe up fr om the lo w er par t of y our Home scr een then tap Google > Chrome.32 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.
T o book mar k 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, tap CLEAR DATA.33 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.
T o set up y our G oogle ac c oun t:
1. Swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Gmail.
2. Tap Add an email address.
3. Select Google.
4. Enter your email address. To create a new Google account, tap More options > Create 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.34 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
T o cr ea t e an ev en t:
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 More options > , then select how often you want the event to
recur or repeat.
4. To set the time zone, tap More options > , 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
T o edit or r emo v e an ev en t:
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 DELETE to confirm the deletion.35 Chapter 3: Work hard, play harder
Creating reminders
T o cr ea t e a r eminder :
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
T o edit or r emo v e a r eminder :
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 DELETE to confirm the deletion.36 Chapter 4: Keeping in touch
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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 Nano SIM
cards. With this feature, you can enable/disable Nano SIM cards, assign SIM names, or set one as a
preferred network.
Renaming your Nano SIM cards
Change the names of your Nano SIM cards on your ASUS Phone so that you can identify them
easily.
To change the names of your Nano SIM cards, tap SIM 1 name: SIM 1 or SIM 2 name: SIM 2 then
key in the names for your Nano 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.37
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Assigning a preferred SIM card
Assign a SIM card as your preferred SIM for voice calls, SMS messages, and data services.
SIM card for calls
When you make a call, your ASUS Phone automatically uses the preferred SIM card to connect the
call.
To assign a SIM card for voice calls, tap Calls 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 SMS messages
To assign a SIM card for SMS messages, tap SMS messages then select from SIM 1 or SIM 2.
SIM card for Cellular data
To assign a SIM card for data service, tap Cellular data then select from SIM 1 or SIM 2.38 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
F r om y our Home scr een, do an y of the f ollo wing t o launch the P hone app:
• T ap .
• S wipe up fr om the lo w er par t of y our Home scr een then tap Phone.
Dialing a phone number
Use the Phone app to directly dial a phone number.
1. From your Home screen, tap Phone then tap the number keys.
2. Select from call buttons SIM 1 or SIM 2 to dial the number.
NOTE: The labels of the call buttons may vary depending on the setting that you made to your 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. To insert a confirmation prompt, tap > Add wait then a semi-colon (;) appears.
3. Enter the extension number.
4. Select from call buttons SIM 1 or SIM 2 to make the call.
5. When prompted, tap Yes to confirm the extension number.
6. Tap to end the call.39
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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. To insert a pause, tap > Add 2-sec pause then a comma (,) appears.
3. Enter the extension number.
4. Select from call buttons SIM 1 or SIM 2 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 provides 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 in the Search field.
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 SIM 1 or SIM 2 to make the call.
NOTE: The labels of the call buttons may vary depending on the setting that you made to your SIM
cards. For more details, see also Dual SIM feature.
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
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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 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.
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
T her e ar e t w o w a y s t o answ er a call depending on the sta tus of y our ASUS P hone:
• I f y our devic e is ac tiv e , tap ANSWER or to reject a call, tap DECLINE.
• I f y our devic e is locked , swipe up to answer or down to reject the call.
Managing your call logs
From your call logs, you can call back your missed calls, save calls to your contacts list, or redial your
recently-called number or contact.
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 Create new contact to add a new entry to your contacts list.
Tap Add to a contact, select a contact, choose whether to overwrite the contact’s number with
this new one or add a new entry, then tap SAVE.41
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Redialing your last-called number
To r edial y our last – called number :
1. From the Phone app, tap to display your call logs.
2. Tap beside your last-called number to redial the number.
3. Tap to end the call.
Other call options
During an active call, tap any of the possible call options for when a call is in progress.
Microphone
Turns the microphone for the active call on or off. When the microphone is off or in
mute mode, you can hear the caller but the caller can’t hear you.
Speakerphone
Turns the speakerphone on or off.
Call on hold
Puts an active call on hold.
Conference call
When you have subscribed to a conference call service with your mobile service
provider, this icon allows you to add a contact or contacts in an active call.
NOTES:
• T he number of par ticipan ts in the c onf er enc e call depend on y our c onf er enc e call
subscription. You can inquire from your mobile service provider about this service.
• F or mor e details on c onf er enc e call , see Managing multiple calls.
Managing multiple calls
Your ASUS Phone provides you the convenience of making or taking two calls.
Answering another call
While you are talking on your ASUS Phone, you can hear a beeping sound, indicating of another
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Managing contacts
Organize your contacts and easily stay in touch with them via calls, SMS messages, emails, or social
networks. Group your contacts as Favorites to quickly get in touch with them, or group them as
VIPs to get notified about any upcoming events, missed calls, or unread messages.
You can also sync your contacts with your email or social network accounts, link contacts’ info for
easy access in one place, or filter the contacts you want to keep in touch with.
To launch the Contacts app, swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Contacts.
Contacts Settings
Select how you would want to display your contacts from the Contacts settings. Such display
options include displaying only those contacts with phones, sorting list by first/last name, or
viewing contact names as first/last names first. To set up your Contacts settings, tap > Settings
from the Contacts app.
Setting up your profile
Make your ASUS Phone truly your own and set up your profile info.
1. Launch the Contacts app then tap > Settings > Y our info.
2. Fill in your info such as mobile or home number. To add other info, tap More fields .
3. When you’ve completed your info, tap SAVE. 43
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Adding contacts
Add contacts to your device, corporate, Google, or other email accounts and fill in more important
contact information such as contact numbers, email addresses, special events for VIPs, and more.
1. Launch the Contacts app then tap .
2. Select Device.
NOTES:
• Y ou can also sa v e the c on tac t t o y our SIM car d or an email ac c oun t .
• I f y ou don ` t ha v e an email ac c oun t , tap Add account then create one.
3. Fill in the neccessary information such as name, mobile or home number, and email address.
4. If you want to add other contact information, tap More fields .
5. When you’ve completed the info, tap SAVE.
Adding an extension number to a contact number
You can add a contact’s extension number to skip the voice prompts when making a call.
1. In the contact’s information screen, enter the contact’s main number and extension number in
either of these t w o w a y s:
• Insert a comma (,) after the main number, then enter the contact’s extension number.
There’ll be a short pause before the extension number is dialed automatically. To extend
the pause, tap Pause to insert another comma.
• Insert a semi-colon (;) after the main number, then enter the contact’s extension number.
When dialing the contact number, you’ll be prompted to confirm the extension number.
Tap Yes on the confirmation message.
2. When you’ve completed the info, tap SAVE.44 Chapter 4: Keeping in touch
Customizing your contact’s profile
Edit your contact’s info, add a photo, set a ringtone, or take a photo as a cover for your contact’s
profile.
1. Launch the Contacts app then select the contact whose info or profile you want to edit or
customize.
2. Make the changes from the contact’s profile page.
Tap to add to the Favorites List
Tap to edit your contact’s info
Marking your favorite contacts
Set your frequently-called contacts as your favorites to be able to call them quickly from the Phone
app.
1. Swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Contacts.
2. Select the contact that you want to mark as a favorite.
3. Tap . The contact is added to your Favorites List in the Phone app.
NOTES:
• T o view y our F a v or it es list , tap from the Home screen, then tap .
• F or mor e details , r ef er t o the sec tion Calling your favorite contacts.45
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Managing your block list
Blocking numbers
Create your list of blocked numbers to avoid receiving any unwanted calls or messages. Your
blocked calls and messages will be saved to the Block List archive.
1. Swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Contacts then tap > Settings >
Blocked numbers.
2. Tap ADD A NUMBER.
3. Enter the number that you want to block.
4. When done, tap BLOCK.
Unblocking numbers
You may remove a blocked number from your list and receive calls or messages from the number
again.
1. Swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Contacts then tap > Settings >
Blocked numbers.
2. Tap beside the number that you want to unblock.
3. Tap UNBLOCK.
Social networking with your contacts
Integrating the social network accounts of your contacts makes it easier for you to view their
profiles, news, and social feeds. Stay updated with the activities of your contacts in real time.
IMPORTANT! Before you can integrate social network accounts of your contacts, you need to log in to
your social network account and sync its settings.46 Chapter 4: Keeping in touch
Syncing your social network account
Sync your social network account to add the social network accounts of your contacts to your ASUS
Phone.
1. D o an y of the f ollo wing t o launch the S ettings app:
• Launch Quick Settings then tap .
• Swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Settings.
2. From the Settings screen, tap your social network account under Users & accounts section.
3. Slide Automatically sync data to ON to sync the social network accounts of your contacts.
4. Launch the Contacts app to view your contacts list. Tap the contact, you will see which social
network the contact is from.
Send messages and more
Messages
Messages, an intuitive and delightful app, lets you send/receive SMS/MMS messages, as well as
send group texts, photos, or audio messages. You can add emojis or stickers to your messages,
share your location, archive your messages, and easily block SMS senders. You can also take photos
or record videos and easily share these files.
Sending messages
1. Swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Messages.
2. Tap , then select the contact whom you want to send a message to.
3. Start composing your message in the message field.
4. When you’re done, select the SIM account where you’re going to send your message from.
Replying to messages
1. Tap your message alert from your Home screen or Lock screen.
2. Start composing your reply in the message field.
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Using a headset
Have the freedom to do other things while you’re in a call or enjoy listening to your favorite music,
using a headset.
Connecting the audio jack
Insert the 3.5mm headset jack into the audio port of your device.
WARNING!
• D o not inser t other objec ts in t o the audio jack por t .
• D o not inser t a cable with elec tr ic po w er output in t o the audio jack por t .
• List ening a t a high v olume f or long per iods can damage y our hear ing .
NOTES:
• W e highly r ec ommend t o use only c ompa tible headsets or the bundled headset with this devic e .
• Unplugg ing the audio jack while list ening t o music , aut oma tically pauses the music pla y ed .
• Unplugg ing the audio jack while w a t ching a video , aut oma tically pauses the video pla yback .48 Chapter 5: Fun and entertainment
Google Play Music
With Google Play Music, you can stream your favorite music, create playlists, or listen to the radio.
You can also store up to 50,000 music files to the cloud for free. You can also subscribe to Google
Play Music for unlimited and ad-free access to millions of music files that you can add to your own
music library.
Setting up your Google Play Music
Sign in to your Google or Gmail account to be able to use Google Play Music. Once you`ve signed
in to your acccount, all music files on your ASUS Phone, including the uploaded or purchased ones
from Google Play, are added to your library.
T o set up y our G oogle P la y M usic:
1. From the Home screen, Google > Play Music.
2. Tap then tap Settings > Tap to choose account.
3. Enter your account, then tap ADD ACCOUNT.
4. Follow the next instructions to sign in to your account.
NOTES:
• G oogle P la y M usic subscr iption is only a v ailable in some c oun tr ies or r eg ion.
• F or mor e details on using G oogle P la y M usic , visit https://support.google.com.49
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Capture moments
Launching the Camera app
Capture images and record videos using your ASUS Phone’s Camera app. Refer to any of the steps
below to open the Camera app.
From the lock screen
Drag to any direction until the camera app is launched.
From the home screen
Tap .
Camera home screen
Your ASUS Phone’s camera is equipped with auto-scene detection and auto-image stabilizer
features. It also features a video stabilization function that helps prevent shakiness while video
recording.
Tap the icons to start using your camera and explore the image and video features of your ASUS
Phone.
See the Photos
Take photos
Switch between camera and video
Adjust settings
Tap to use advanced camera settings
Tap to use filters
Switch between the front and rear cameras
Tap to use Beauty feature
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Photo Locations
T o enable the loca tion tagg ing f ea tur e , r ef er t o the f ollo wing st eps:
1. Turn on the location access from Settings > Security & location > Location > App-level permissions.
2. Ensure that you have shared your location to Google Map.
3. From the Camera app’s home screen, tap and activate GPS location before you take the photo.51
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Using the Photos
View images and play videos on your ASUS Phone using the Photos app.
This app also allows you to edit, share, or delete image and video files stored in your ASUS Phone.
From Photos, you can display images in a slideshow or tap to view the selected image or video file.
To launch Photos, swipe up from the lower part of your Home screen then tap Photos.
Viewing the photo location
Enable the location access on your ASUS Phone, and get the location details on your photos. Your
photos’ location details include the area where the photos are taken, as well a map of the location
via Google Map or Baidu (in China only).
T o view the details of a phot o:
1. Turn on the location access from Settings > Security & location > Location > App-level
permissions.
2. Ensure that you have shared your location to Google Map or Baidu.
3. Launch the Photos app, and select the photo whose photo details you want to view.
4. Tap the photo then tap .
Sharing files from the Photos
1. From the Photos screen, tap the folder where the files you want to share are located.
2. After opening the folder, tap > Select to activate file selection.
3. Tap the files you want to share. A check mark appears on top of the image you select.
4. Tap then select from the list where you want to share the images.
Deleting files from the Photos
1. From the Photos screen, tap the folder where the files you want to delete are located.
2. After opening the folder, tap > Select to activate file selection.
3. Tap the files you want to delete. A check mark appears on top of the image you select.
4. Tap .52 Chapter 6: Your precious moments
Editing images
The Photos also features its own image editing tools that you can use to enhance images saved on
your ASUS Phone.
1. From the Photos screen, tap the folder where the files are located.
2. After opening the folder, tap the image you want to edit.
3. Once the image is opened, tap it again to show its functions.
4. Tap to open the image editing toolbar.
5. Tap any of the icons on the editing toolbar to apply changes to the image.53 Chapter 7: Staying connected
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Mobile network
When there’s no available Wi-Fi network that you can connect to, you can enable your mobile
network’s data access for Internet connectio

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