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Notes, Notices, and Cautions
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Abbreviations and Acronyms
For a complete list of abbreviations and acronyms, see the "Glossary" on page 135.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2006 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, Axim, TrueMobile, Dimension, Inspiron, OptiPlex, Latitude, Dell Precision, PowerApp, PowerVault, PowerEdge, PowerConnect, and DellNet are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Intel, Pentium, and Celeron are registered trademarks and XScale and StrataFlash are trademarks of Intel Corporation; Microsoft, Windows, Windows Media, and ActiveSync are registered trademarks and Windows Mobile is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation; Bluetooth is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell Inc. under license. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
Models HCO3U, HC03UL, and HD04U
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Unpacking Your Device
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. . . Connecting to a Projector Using Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Navigation Bar and Command Bar Pop-Up Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 48 50 51 52 52 53 53 53 54 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Contents . . . . Program Buttons Switcher Bar . . . . . . . Searching for Information Backing Up Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Backing Up and Synchronization of Data . . . . . . Manual Back Up By Dragging Files . . . . . . . .0 Software for Pocket PC Premium Edition Mobile 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CompactFlash Cards Secure Digital Memory Cards Resetting the Axim Soft Reset . Confirming Backup . . . . . . . . Hard Reset . . . . . Using Microsoft® Windows Mobile™ Version 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . Using the Sync Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 56 57 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 63 64 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Connecting to a Computer Using the Cradle . . . . . . Status Icons Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . About Microsoft® Pocket Outlook . . . Recording a Message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Entering Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Creating Meeting Requests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Categories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 65 66 67 67 68 68 69 72 72 73 73 74 74 75 75 76 Entering Text Using the Input Panel Typing With the Soft Keyboard Letter Recognizer Block Recognizer Transcriber . . . . Connections Tab 3 Communicating and Scheduling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Contents 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Writing on the Screen Editing Written Text Creating a Drawing Editing a Drawing Using My Text Adjusting Settings Personal Tab System Tab Drawing on the Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 77 78 79 79 79 80 81 81 About the Microsoft® ActiveSync® Program Installing and Using ActiveSync . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using the Summary Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Creating a Category . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Managing E-Mail Messages and Folders Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using Cisco® LEAP Wireless LAN Security 6 Contents . . . . . . . . Messaging Synchronizing E-Mail Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using Wi-Fi (802. . . . . . . Using File Explorer 4 Getting Connected . . . . . . . . If the Wireless Network is Not Broadcasting SSID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beaming an Item . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Contacts . . . . . . . If the Network Card is Set Up If the Wireless Network is Broadcasting SSID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using Odyssey Client Adding a Network . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 83 83 83 85 86 86 87 87 88 89 91 91 92 Finding a Contact Using the Summary Screen Tasks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using the Message List Composing Messages Connecting Directly to an E-Mail Server . . . . . 93 93 94 94 95 96 96 98 . .11b) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Connecting Directly to an E-Mail Server Getting Help on Connecting . . . . . . . . Word Mobile Excel Mobile . . . 99 100 100 101 103 103 104 105 105 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Creating a Modem Connection Creating an Ethernet Connection Creating a VPN Connection Ending a Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tips for Working in Excel Mobile Contents 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Using Companion Programs . . . . . . . . . . . Using Infrared . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Downloading Programs From the Internet Adding a Program to the Start Menu Removing Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . .Using Odyssey Client to Get a Certificate of Authority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 107 108 109 109 . 111 111 113 115 . 5 Adding and Removing Programs Adding Programs Using Microsoft® ActiveSync® . . . . .
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and buttons on my device Information on using my device Dell Owner’s Manual and Pocket PC Help NOTE: To view Help. Dell Getting Started CD Additional programs that can be installed on my device Information on using programs on my Pocket PC Help and. click Help → Microsoft ActiveSync Help. located in the ActiveSync folder on the computer and on the Dell Getting Started CD.dell. tap the Start button and tap Help. launch MS ActiveSync. if available. Dell™ Owner’s Manual connectors.microsoft. tap device Help within a specific program Connecting to and synchronizing with Dell Owner’s Manual and Microsoft® a computer ActiveSync® Help on your computer To view Help.com Before You Begin 9 .Before You Begin Related Information The following table guides you to the information you are looking for in the relevant device and computer documentation.mspx Last-minute updates and detailed technical information Up-to-date information about your Pocket PC The readme files.com/windows mobile/help/activesync/default.com/windowsmobile and support. What Are You Looking For? Find It Here: How to set up my device and The placemat setup diagram and the information on the accessories. www.microsoft. NOTE: For more ActiveSync help: http://www.
dell. NOTE: Toll-free numbers are for use within the country for which they are listed.dell. support specific to Dell XPS™ portable computers is available at a separate telephone number listed for participating countries. If you need assistance in determining which codes to use. NOTE: In certain countries. you may contact Dell through the support number listed and your call will be routed appropriately. contact a local or an international operator. telephone numbers. 10 Before You Begin . find the appropriate country section in the table below.com support. When you need to contact Dell. you can access the following websites: • • www. If you do not see a telephone number listed that is specific for XPS portable computers.com (support) For specific web addresses for your country. and codes provided in the following table. use the electronic addresses.What Are You Looking For? Find It Here: My Service Tag and/or Express Service Label located in the battery slot Code underneath the battery (remove the battery) Product Key Located on the COA (Certificate of Authenticity) label on the Getting Started CD Contacting Dell To contact Dell electronically.
Local Numbers.com.com Customer Care Technical Support Technical Support Services Sales Antigua and Barbuda General Support toll-free: 0-800-444-0730 toll-free: 0-800-444-0733 toll-free: 0-800-444-0724 0-810-444-3355 toll-free: 800-1578 Aruba Australia (Sydney) International Access Code: 0011 Country Code: 61 City Code: 2 General Support Website: support.com/contactus General Support 13DELL-133355 Before You Begin 11 .dell. Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes.com E-mail for desktop and portable computers: la-techsupport@dell. and Toll-Free Numbers toll-free: 800-335-0031 1-800-805-5924 General Support Website: www.ap.ap.dell.com E-mail: support.Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Anguilla Argentina (Buenos Aires) International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 54 City Code: 11 Department Name or Service Area.ar E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org E-mail for servers and EMC® storage products: email@example.com.
euro.com Tech Support for XPS portable computers only Tech Support for all other Dell computers Tech Support Fax Customer Care Corporate Sales Fax Switchboard 12 Before You Begin .dell.com Home/Small Business Sales Home/Small Business Fax Home/Small Business Customer Care Preferred Accounts/Corporate Customer Care Support for XPS portable computers only Home/Small Business Support for all other Dell computers Preferred Accounts/Corporate Support Switchboard 0820 240 530 00 0820 240 530 49 0820 240 530 14 0820 240 530 16 0820 240 530 81 0820 240 530 14 0660 8779 0820 240 530 00 toll-free: 1-866-2786818 1-800-534-3066 02 481 92 96 02 481 92 88 02 481 92 95 02 713 15 65 02 481 91 00 02 481 92 99 02 481 91 00 Bahamas Barbados Belgium (Brussels) International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 32 City Code: 2 General Support General Support Website: support.euro.com E-mail: tech_support_central_europe@ dell.Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Austria (Vienna) International Access Code: 900 Country Code: 43 City Code: 1 Department Name or Service Area. Local Numbers. and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.dell. Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes.
Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes. Tech Support Technical Support Fax Customer Care Fax Sales 0800 90 3355 51 481 5470 51 481 5480 0800 90 3390 toll-free: 1-866-2786820 604 633 4966 604 633 4888 604 633 4955 British Virgin Islands General Support Brunei Country Code: 673 Technical Support (Penang.Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Bermuda Bolivia Brazil International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 55 City Code: 51 Department Name or Service Area. Malaysia) Before You Begin 13 . Malaysia) Transaction Sales (Penang. Local Numbers. Malaysia) Customer Care (Penang. and Toll-Free Numbers 1-800-342-0671 toll-free: 800-10-0238 General Support General Support Website: www.dell.com/br Customer Support.
government) Customer Service (printers./large bus. Online Order Status: Ontario) www.Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Department Name or Service Area. government) Spare Parts Sales & Extended Service Sales Cayman Islands Chile (Santiago) Country Code: 56 City Code: 2 General Support Sales and Customer Support toll-free: 1-800-247-9362 toll-free: 1-800-847-4096 toll-free: 1-800-326-9463 toll-free: 1-800-847-4096 toll-free: 1-800-906-3355 toll-free: 1-800-387-5757 1-877-335-5767 toll-free: 1-800-387-5752 toll-free: 1-800-387-5755 1 866 440 3355 1-800-805-7541 toll-free: 1230-020-4823 14 Before You Begin .dell. projectors./large business.ca/ostatus International Access Code: 011 AutoTech (automated Hardware and Warranty Support) Customer Service (Home Sales/Small Business) Customer Service (med. televisions. handhelds. and wireless) Sales (Home Sales/Small Business) Sales (med. government) Hardware Warranty Support (printers. televisions.. handhelds./large bus. projectors. and wireless) Hardware Warranty Support (Home Sales/Small Business) Hardware Warranty Support (med.. and Toll-Free Numbers Canada (North York. digital jukebox. Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes. digital jukebox. Local Numbers.
cn Technical Support E-mail: cn_support@dell. Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes. PDAs.com. Latitude™. Local Numbers.com Customer Care E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. switches. and Dell Precision™) Technical Support (servers and storage) Technical Support (projectors. routers. and so on) Technical Support (printers) Customer Care Customer Care Fax Home and Small Business Preferred Accounts Division Large Corporate Accounts GCP Large Corporate Accounts Key Accounts Large Corporate Accounts North Large Corporate Accounts North Government and Education Large Corporate Accounts East 592 818 1350 toll-free: 800 858 2968 toll-free: 800 858 0950 toll-free: 800 858 0960 toll-free: 800 858 2920 toll-free: 800 858 2311 toll-free: 800 858 2060 592 818 1308 toll-free: 800 858 2222 toll-free: 800 858 2557 toll-free: 800 858 2055 toll-free: 800 858 2628 toll-free: 800 858 2999 toll-free: 800 858 2955 toll-free: 800 858 2020 Before You Begin 15 .com Technical Support Fax Technical Support (Dell™ Dimension™ and Inspiron) Technical Support (OptiPlex™.Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code China (Xiamen) Country Code: 86 City Code: 592 Department Name or Service Area. and Toll-Free Numbers Technical Support website: support.
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Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS portable computers only Technical Support for all other Dell computers Customer Care (Relational) Home/Small Business Customer Care Switchboard (Relational) Switchboard Fax (Relational) Switchboard (Home/Small Business) Switchboard Fax (Home/Small Business) 7010 0074 7023 0182 7023 0184 3287 5505 3287 1200 3287 1201 3287 5000 3287 5001 toll-free: 1-866-2786821 1-800-148-0530 toll-free: 999-119 01-899-753-0777 09 253 313 60 09 253 313 38 09 253 313 99 09 253 313 00
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com Technical Support Gold Service Technical Support Switchboard Gold Service Switchboard Sales Fax Grenada Guatemala Guyana General Support General Support General Support Before You Begin 19 .euro. and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support. com Technical Support for XPS portable computers only Technical Support for all other Dell computers Home/Small Business Customer Care Global Segment Customer Care Preferred Accounts Customer Care Large Accounts Customer Care Public Accounts Customer Care Switchboard 06103 766-7222 06103 766-7200 0180-5-224400 06103 766-9570 06103 766-9420 06103 766-9560 06103 766-9555 06103 766-7000 00800-44 14 95 18 00800-44 14 00 83 2108129810 2108129811 2108129800 2108129812 toll-free: 1-866-5403355 1-800-999-0136 toll-free: 1-877-270-4609 Greece International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 30 Website: support. Local Numbers.dell. Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes.euro.Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Germany (Langen) International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 49 City Code: 6103 Department Name or Service Area.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latitude. and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.com india_support_Server@dell.com Technical Support Sales (Large Corporate Accounts) Sales (Home and Small Business) 1600338045 and 1600448046 1600 33 8044 1600 33 8046 20 Before You Begin . Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes. and Dell Precision) Technical Support (PowerApp™.ap. PowerConnect™.com Technical Support E-mail: HK_support@Dell.Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Hong Kong International Access Code: 001 Country Code: 852 Department Name or Service Area. and PowerVault™) Customer Care Large Corporate Accounts Global Customer Programs Medium Business Division Home and Small Business Division 2969 3188 2969 3191 2969 3196 3416 0910 3416 0907 3416 0908 3416 0912 2969 3105 India E-mail: india_support_desktop@dell. Local Numbers.com Technical Support (Dimension and Inspiron) Technical Support (OptiPlex.com india_support_notebook@dell. PowerEdge™.dell.
and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support. only) Corporate Customer Care Corporate Customer Care (dial within U.Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Ireland (Cherrywood) International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 353 City Code: 1 Department Name or Service Area. only) Fax/Sales Fax Switchboard 1850 200 722 1850 543 543 0870 908 0800 01 204 4014 01 204 4014 0870 906 0010 1850 200 982 0870 907 4499 01 204 4444 0870 907 4000 01 204 0103 01 204 4444 Before You Begin 21 .K.K.com E-mail: dell_direct_support@dell.K. only) Ireland Sales U. Technical Support (dial within U.K.com Technical Support for XPS portable computers only Technical Support for all other Dell computers U.K. only) Home User Customer Care Small Business Customer Care U. Customer Care (dial within U. Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes.euro.dell. Local Numbers. Sales (dial within U.K.K.
and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support. Local Numbers.dell. Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes.euro.com Home and Small Business Technical Support Customer Care Fax Switchboard Corporate Technical Support Customer Care Fax Switchboard 02 577 826 90 02 577 825 55 02 575 035 30 02 577 821 1-800-682-3639 02 577 826 90 02 696 821 14 02 696 821 13 02 696 821 12 Jamaica General Support (dial from within Jamaica only) 22 Before You Begin .Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Italy (Milan) International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 39 City Code: 02 Department Name or Service Area.
projectors. and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.dell.Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Japan (Kawasaki) International Access Code: 001 Country Code: 81 City Code: 44 Department Name or Service Area. OptiPlex. Local Numbers.com Technical Support (servers) Technical Support outside of Japan (servers) Technical Support (Dimension and Inspiron) Technical Support outside of Japan (Dimension and Inspiron) Technical Support (Dell Precision. projectors. Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes. OptiPlex.jp. routers) Faxbox Service 24-Hour Automated Order Service Customer Care Business Sales Division (up to 400 employees) Preferred Accounts Division Sales (over 400 employees) Large Corporate Accounts Sales (over 3500 employees) toll-free: 0120-198-498 81-44-556-4162 toll-free: 0120-198-226 81-44-520-1435 toll-free:0120-198-433 81-44-556-3894 toll-free: 0120-981-690 81-44-556-3468 044-556-3490 044-556-3801 044-556-4240 044-556-1465 044-556-3433 044-556-3430 Before You Begin 23 . routers) Technical Support outside of Japan (PDAs. printers. and Latitude) Technical Support (PDAs. and Latitude) Technical Support outside of Japan (Dell Precision. printers.
Electronics and Accessories) Sales Fax Switchboard 044-556-3469 044-556-1760 044-556-4300 toll-free: 080-200-3800 toll-free: 080-200-3801 toll-free: 080-200-3600 2194-6202 2194-6000 512 728-4093 512 728-3619 512 728-3883 Latin America Customer Technical Support (Austin. U.A.Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Japan (Kawasaki) International Access Code: 001 Country Code: 81 City Code: 44 (continued) Korea (Seoul) International Access Code: 001 Country Code: 82 City Code: 2 Department Name or Service Area.A.S. Texas. Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes.euro.) Sales (Austin.A.A. educational institutions. and medical institutions) Global Segment Japan Individual User Switchboard E-mail: krsupport@dell. Local Numbers.) Fax (Technical Support and Customer Service) (Austin.S. U.com Support Support (Dimension.S.com Support Home/Small Business Sales Corporate Sales Customer Care Fax 342 08 08 075 +32 (0)2 713 15 96 26 25 77 81 +32 (0)2 481 91 19 26 25 77 82 24 Before You Begin .) Customer Service (Austin.) 512 728-4397 512 728-4600 or 512 728-3772 Luxembourg International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 352 Website: support.S. U. and Toll-Free Numbers 044-556-1469 Public Sales (government agencies. Texas.A. Texas.dell. U. U. PDA.S. Texas. Texas.) SalesFax (Austin.
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Department Name or Service Area, Website and E-Mail Address
Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers toll-free: 0800 105 34 160 910 29 693 115
Technical Support Customer Service (Xiamen, China) Transaction Sales (Xiamen, China)
Malaysia (Penang) International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 60 City Code: 4
Website: support.ap.dell.com Technical Support (Dell Precision, OptiPlex, and Latitude) Technical Support (Dimension, Inspiron, and Electronics and Accessories) Technical Support (PowerApp, PowerEdge, PowerConnect, and PowerVault) Customer Care Transaction Sales Corporate Sales toll-free: 1 800 880 193
toll-free: 1 800 881 306
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toll-free: 1800 881 306 (option 6) toll-free: 1 800 888 202 toll-free: 1 800 888 213 001-877-384-8979 or 001-877-269-3383 50-81-8800 or 01-800-888-3355 001-877-384-8979 or 001-877-269-3383 50-81-8800 or 01-800-888-3355 toll-free: 1-866-278-6822 001-800-882-1519
Mexico International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 52
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Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS portable computers only Technical Support for all other Dell computers Technical Support Fax Home/Small Business Customer Care Relational Customer Care Home/Small Business Sales Relational Sales Home/Small Business Sales Fax Relational Sales Fax Switchboard Switchboard Fax 020 674 45 94 020 674 45 00 020 674 47 66 020 674 42 00 020 674 4325 020 674 55 00 020 674 50 00 020 674 47 75 020 674 47 50 020 674 50 00 020 674 47 50
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Bluetooth Optional Standard Standard Standard Standard 37 Cradle USB Sync cable Adapter Connector standard carrying case Dell Owner’s Manual Getting Started . While unpacking your device for the first time. Wireless.Getting Started Dell Axim X51 and Dell Axim X51v are Dell's newest PDAs (Personal Digital Assistant). The Axim X51/X51v offers: • • • • built-in wireless (for Mid and High configurations only) QVGA and VGA screens Small size and weight VGA output on Axim X51v Unpacking Your Device Your Axim PDA comes with standard accessories and some extra items depending on the model you purchased. Your device packaging contains important information such as the product key on the Getting Started CD cover and the order number on the packing slip. Accessories Contents Axim X51 High 624 MHz. Axim X51 refers to the low and mid configurations while Axim X51v refers to the high configuration which has VGA support. "Contacting Dell" on page 10. If you find any item missing. See. Bluetooth Standard Optional Standard Standard Standard Low 416 MHz. contact Dell support. Ensure that you note these down for later use. Bluetooth Standard Optional Standard Standard Standard Mid 520 MHz. Wireless. See the table for "Accessories" on page 37. check for the following list of items.
See the following illustration for the standard and optional accessories.Accessories Contents Dell Getting Started CD AC adapter & power cable High Standard Standard Mid Standard Standard Standard Optional Optional Low Standard Standard Standard Optional Optional standard battery (1100 mAH) Standard High capacity battery (2200 mAH) Screen Protector Optional Optional Optional: Needs to be ordered separately. touch screen carrying case sync cable battery cradle adapter connector power cable Dell Getting Started CD AC adapter Dell Owner’s Manual 38 Getting Started .
Getting Started 39 . — Use to record audio. C O M P A C T F L A S H C A R D A N D S E C U R E D I G I T A L M E M O R Y C A R D S L O T S — See "Using Cards" on page 52 for information on using CompactFlash cards and Secure Digital memory cards. Front and Side Views infrared sensor (top) audio connector (top) microphone lanyard hook lock button on/off button for WLAN/Bluetooth wireless technology record button CompactFlash card and Secure Digital memory card slots (top) wireless light mylar protector tab power button touch screen Calendar button Contacts button INFRARED SENSOR MICROPHONE Home button Inbox button Navigator button — Transfer files from your device to another infraredcompatible device without using any cable connection. read and follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. and Back Views CAUTION: Before performing any of the procedures in this section. Side.Front.
LOCK BUTTON NAVIGATOR BUTTON — Use this to lock the device and its touchscreen so that the device does not respond to inadvertent pressing of keys. Tap it twice to confirm the turning off or on of WLAN/ Bluetooth. Press the center to enter a selection. On Bluetooth devices. See "Entering Information" on page 64. You must change the protectors with usage to enhance the life of the touchscreen. This saves your battery power. Press and hold the power button to dim the display. R E C O R D B U T T O N — See "Recording a Message" on page 73 for information on using the record button. TOUCH SCREEN — Enter information through your touchscreen using the stylus. 40 Getting Started . left.P O W E R B U T T O N — Press the power button to turn the device on or off. — Press the right. the button turns Bluetooth wireless technology on and off. Current Wireless Status WLAN Off On Off On Bluetooth Off Off On On Switch New Wireless Status WLAN On Off Off Off Bluetooth On Off Off Off H O M E B U T T O N — Press to launch the Home window or to turn on the device. top. Use Power Button tab to configure power button to turn off power completely. S C R E E N P R O T E C T O R — Use screen protectors to protect your device’s touchscreen. C A L E N D A R B U T T O N — Press to launch Calendar or to turn on the device. the button turns both WLAN and Bluetooth wireless technology on and off. ON/OFF BUTTON FOR WLAN/BLUETOOTH® WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY — On wireless devices. Turn off the wireless devices to conserve power. C O N T A C T S B U T T O N — Press to launch Contacts or to turn on the device. Press and hold again to light the display. or bottom of the Navigator button to move the cursor on the screen.
Getting Started 41 . Ensure that the stylus is oriented correctly when you replace it in the slot. To remove the stylus. pull it straight up and out of the holder. See "Connecting to a Computer" on page 48. store the stylus in the holder when you are not using it. CRADLE/SYNC CABLE CONNECTOR — Connect a cradle or sync cable.Back View stylus (extended) reset button battery (inside) battery lock in locked position cradle/sync cable connector (bottom) B A T T E R Y L O C K — Use this switch to release and remove the main battery. S T Y L U S — Use the stylus to write or draw on the screen. See "Installing and Removing the Battery" on page 42. To avoid losing the stylus. R E S E T B U T T O N — See "Resetting the Axim" on page 53 for information on using the reset button. BATTERY — See "Using the Battery" on page 42 for information on the main battery.
and lower the battery into the slot. you must charge the battery. insert the battery. Turn on your device using the power button. battery 42 Getting Started .Using the Battery Your device ships with a standard 1100 mAH (milli-Ampere-Hour) battery with an expected minimum of 5-8 hours of battery life. 2 Unlock the battery lock and remove the battery cover. for more information. 3 Align the battery contacts with the contacts in the battery slot. The 2200 mAH battery has an expected minimum battery life of 10-16 hours. Once the battery is charged. Use the power button light to monitor the battery charge. Installing and Removing the Battery To install the battery: 1 Ensure that the device is turned off. Before you use your device for the first time. NOTICE: Do not use your device until you have charged the main battery for at least 8 hours for the first charge. you can start your device by following the instructions in the operating system to display the Today screen. See Pocket PC Help on the device. A higher capacity 2200 mAH can also be purchased.
battery cover battery lock unlocked Getting Started 43 . 5 Lock the battery cover by sliding the battery lock to the right. 2 Lift the battery cover.4 Close the battery cover. battery cover battery lock in lock position To remove the battery: 1 Slide the battery lock to the left to unlock the battery cover.
pull-tab battery NOTE: Your Service Tag is located underneath the battery in the battery slot. and insert the device into the cradle. The standard battery pack (1100mAh) completely charges within 5 hours. the device enters "sleep" mode and the device turns off. Subsequently.3 Pull the tab to lift the battery out of the slot. Charging the Battery You must charge your battery before using it for the first time. Connect the AC adapter to the sync cable and then connect the sync cable to the device. The Dell Express Service Code is also located here. If the main battery is critically low. Connect the AC adapter to the cradle. the higher battery pack (2200mAh) completely charges within 10 hours. recharge the battery every time it runs low (power button light flashes amber). See. See "Using the Cradle" on page 48 for more information. You need your Service Tag to access Dell Support at support. Use one of the following options to charge the main battery: • • • Connect the AC adapter to the charger adapter and then connect the charger adapter to the device.dell.com or to call Dell for customer service or technical support. 44 Getting Started . "Using the Sync Cable" on page 50.
Using Your Axim When you turn on your device. you can turn off the power of the Axim without losing any data. today’s calendar. the Today screen appears. 2 Tap the Personal tab → Today.To recover from a critically low battery: 1 Plug in the AC adapter or replace the main battery with a charged battery. The data is stored in Flash ROM and hence is not lost when the device is switched off. and important tasks. the device turns off if the device is left unused for a period of time. Getting Started 45 . To customize the Today screen: → Settings. This is called the sleep mode. You can also view the Today screen by tapping the Start button and then tapping Today. 1 Tap Start Use the Appearance tab to change the background of the Today screen. 2 Press the power button to turn on the device. By default. To save power. For information on setting the amount of time during which the device can remain idle before it turns off. see "System Tab" on page 75. Use the Items tab to change the items that appear on the Today screen. The Today screen displays the date and information about the device owner.
Start button connection icon volume control icon connection status icon for Bluetooth® wireless technology Changing the Display Mode on Your Device The Axim X51/X51v with Microsoft® Windows Mobile™ Version 5. tap System → Screen. tap Landscape. 3 In the Screen window. 46 Getting Started . 2 In the Settings window. NOTE: To change the display mode from portrait to landscape. 4 Tap OK and close the window. tap Portrait to select portrait mode.0 software for Pocket PC Premium Edition can display the screen in both landscape and portrait views. To change the display mode from landscape to portrait: 1 Tap Start → Settings.
See "Entering Information" on page 64 for more information. the power button light rapidly flashes green. Drag — Hold the stylus on the screen and drag to select text and images. the date and time settings are lost.Operating the Axim Using the Power Button Press the power button to turn the device on or off. When the main battery charge is low. data stored in flash ROM is safe. the power button light is solid green. Using the Stylus Your device has a stylus for selecting items and entering information. Date and time settings can be preserved for 5 minutes in absence of any kind of power (AC adapter or main battery). This is the power saver mode. This saves your battery power. When the Axim is without power for more than 5 minutes. Operating the Axim 47 . tap the action you want to perform. Tap and hold — Tap and hold the stylus on an item to see a list of actions available for that item. On the device. On the pop-up menu that appears. Press and hold again to light the display. NOTE: When the battery charge is critically low. the power button light is solid amber. • • • • When the device is connected to external power and the main battery is fully charged. the date and time settings are retained for 168 hours. Use Power Button tab to configure power button to turn off power completely. Press and hold the power button to dim the display. When the device relays a notification. the stylus replaces the mouse: • • • Tap — Touch the screen once with the stylus to open items and select options. Drag on a list to select multiple items. When the battery is being charged. the power button light flashes amber. However.
To connect your device to the cradle: 1 Connect the AC adapter to the cradle and to an electrical outlet.Connecting to a Computer You can either connect your device to a computer using a cradle or directly to a computer using a sync cable. 2 Place the Axim in the docking cradle near your computer. ActiveSync Help on your computer ActiveSync Help on your device For information on synchronizing your data. Charge the main battery. See "Using the Battery" on page 42 for more information. Connect the device to an electrical outlet to conserve battery power. Charge a spare battery. You can use the cradle to: • • • • Synchronize the data on your device with the data on your computer. Connect your device to a computer to: • • • • Add programs to your device. the cradle is optional. See "Adding Programs Using Microsoft® ActiveSync®" on page 107 for more information. Synchronize data on your device with data on your computer. 48 Operating the Axim . NOTE: Before connecting your device to a computer for the first time. see the following resources: Using the Cradle NOTE: Depending on the configuration of your device. 3 Connect the USB sync cable to the cradle and the computer. Please note that the spare battery is optional. install ActiveSync on the computer using the Dell™ Getting Started CD.
cradle power cord AC adapter cradle cable USB connector on the computer cradle spare battery status light Operating the Axim 49 .
The spare battery status light on the cradle operates as follows: • • Green — The spare battery is fully charged. Amber — The spare battery is charging. 50 Operating the Axim . press the two buttons on the sides of the connector to release the lock before inserting or pulling out the connector. 2 Connect the USB connector of the cable to the USB connector on your computer. See the description of the power button lights on page 47 for more information. Ensure that the Dell logo is facing upwards. pull the device straight up and out of the cradle. To remove the device from the cradle.When the device is docked in the cradle. NOTE: The power button on the device indicates the charge status of the main battery. the power button on the device turns on and the connection status icon appears on the command bar (see page 56). To connect the sync cable: 1 Connect the sync cable connector to your device. NOTE: The sync cable is optional depending on the configuration of your device. NOTICE: To avoid damaging the sync cable connector. Using the Sync Cable Use the sync cable to connect your device directly to the computer without using the cradle.
To configure the program. The VGA cable will not ship with your device unless you order it. Operating the Axim 51 . Run the Viewer program for the device to detect the projector. NOTE: You need to install the Viewer program from the Dell Getting Started CD for the device to detect the projector. and then connect the other connector of the VGA cable to the projector cable. see the Help section in the program.power cord device connector sync cable connector AC adapter sync cable USB connector on the computer Connecting to a Projector You can connect the device to a projector using a VGA cable. To connect the device to the projector. connect the sync connector on the VGA cable to the device. NOTE: The VGA option is available only with the Axim X51v model.
Secure Digital I/O (SDIO) cards. NOTICE: Do not force the card. The larger slot supports CompactFlash Type II cards. Some common types of cards include: • • Modem — Connect a telephone line for modem data communication. 52 Operating the Axim . insert the plastic blank to protect the CompactFlash card slot. See the documentation that came with the card for more information.11b wireless LAN. To install a CompactFlash card: 1 If a blank is installed. and slide the card into the slot. such as internal cards with Bluetooth wireless technology and 802. Storage — Save data or install programs on a storage card. Wireless communication — Data communication without the use of cable connections. blank notch in CompactFlash card slot 2 Align the tab on the back of the CompactFlash card with the notch in the CompactFlash card slot. and reinsert it.Using Cards Your device has two slots located on the top of the unit. • When you do not have a CompactFlash card installed. CompactFlash Cards Your device supports CompactFlash Type II cards. The smaller slot supports Secure Digital (SD) memory cards. and the MultiMediaCard (MMC). check the orientation. If you feel resistance. All three memory card types are available in sizes from 64 MB to 1 GB or 2 GB. remove it. remove the card. You can use cards.
the device deletes any data or active programs that has not been saved in the flash memory. Resetting the Axim Soft Reset When you do a soft reset. To install a Secure Digital memory card: 1 If a card or plastic blank is already installed. NOTICE: Do not force the card. In other words. check the orientation. your saved files and programs are not deleted. See the documentation that came with the card for more information. and then remove it. press in to release it. Try a soft reset if the device does not respond when you tap the display or press a button. remove the card. If you feel resistance. blank 2 Ensure that the card is oriented correctly.Secure Digital Memory Cards Use Secure Digital memory cards to save or back up data. and reinsert it. The soft reset is disabled when Axim is in full power off mode. Operating the Axim 53 . and slide it into the slot until you feel a click.
stylus reset button Hard Reset NOTICE: When you do a hard reset. NOTICE: It is strongly recommended that you back up your data before you do a hard reset. Do a hard reset if: • • • You want to restore the device to factory default settings.To do a soft reset. 54 Operating the Axim . you lose all the data stored in your device Flash memory. You forget your password and need to reset it. Your device is experiencing severe operational problems and you have already attempted a soft reset. and any programs that you installed on your device. use the stylus to press the reset button.
5 Press the Mail button on the Axim to cancel the operation without losing data.To do a hard reset: 1 Press the Power button to turn the Axim unit On. 3 Release the Power button and the Reset button. 2 Press and hold the Power button down while using the Axim stylus to press the Reset button at the same time. The To clear all data in the memory screen appears. reset button power button Contacts button Mail button Operating the Axim 55 . 4 Press the Contacts button on the Axim to delete all of the data in the memory of the Axim handheld.
microsoft. For details. Flash ROM is where all application. icon to view the hidden list of icons. PIM data.0 The Windows Mobile 5.0 Software for Pocket PC Premium Edition Mobile 5. The screen view and touchpad is similar to Windows™ XP for computers.Using Microsoft® Windows Mobile™ Version 5. Status Icons NOTE: If there is not enough space to display all notification icons on the device. tap .com website. visit the www. RAM is only used for running applications. Icon Description New e-mail or text message (SMS) New instant message Battery level Low battery Battery charging No battery Sync Error Volume off Bluetooth 56 Operating the Axim .0 operating system comes with a host of new features and interface improvements. and file storage happens.
and Calendar. the buttons launch Home.Icon Description Wi-Fi on Wi-Fi data call Help icon Programs You can switch from one program to another by selecting a program from the Start menu. Your device has four program buttons located on the front of the device. The icons on the buttons identify the programs which they start. Messaging. Contacts. To see the full spelling of an abbreviated label. To access programs that are not listed in the Start menu. Program Buttons You can also switch to some programs by pressing a program button. and then tap the program name. Drag the stylus off the label so that the command is not carried out. NOTE: Some programs have abbreviated labels for check boxes and drop-down menus. tap and hold the stylus on the label. By default. Operating the Axim 57 . tap Start → Programs.
Icon Program ActiveSync Calendar Contacts Messaging Internet Explorer Mobile Description Synchronize information between your device and your computer. The following table contains a partial list of programs that are on your device. Tap • • • • • . Keep track of your tasks. Tap Exit current program to close the current program. See the Dell™ Getting Started CD for additional programs that you can install on your device. Tap Exit Switcher Bar to close the menu. and download new programs and files from the Internet. Keep track of your friends and colleagues. Send and receive e-mail messages. drawings. 2 Tap System → Switcher Bar. Keep track of your appointments and create meeting requests. or recordings. to view a list of all open programs. To launch Switcher Bar: 1 Tap Start → Settings. In the Switcher Bar menu: Tap Brightness settings or Power settings to configure those settings. The Switcher Bar icon. appears in the navigation bar. Tap a program name to switch to that program. Browse websites and WAP sites. Tap Exit all programs to close all open programs. Notes Tasks 58 Operating the Axim .Switcher Bar You can also use Switcher Bar to switch to or close the open programs. Create handwritten or typed notes.
Create new documents or view and edit Word documents that you created on your computer. The command bar includes menu names. To create a new item in the current program. tap New. It displays the active program and current time. Send and receive instant messages with your MSN Messenger contacts.Icon Program Excel Mobile Description Create new workbooks or view and edit Excel workbooks that you created on your computer. tap and hold the stylus on the icon. To see the name of an icon. View PowerPoint presentation slides. icons. Use the command bar at the bottom of the screen to perform tasks in programs. and the input panel icon. Operating the Axim 59 . and allows you to switch to other programs or close screens. Drag the stylus off the icon so that the command is not carried out. Pocket MSN Word Mobile PowerPoint Mobile Navigation Bar and Command Bar The navigation bar is located at the top of the screen.
60 Operating the Axim . you can quickly select an action for an item. To close the menu without performing an action.navigation bar Start menu command bar Pop-Up Menus With pop-up menus. you can use the pop-up menu in the contact list to delete a contact. tap anywhere outside the menu. or send an e-mail message to a contact. When the menu appears. make a copy. lift the stylus and tap the action you want to perform. The actions in the pop-up menus vary from program to program. For example. tap and hold the stylus on an item name. To access a pop-up menu.
4 Tap Search. or other information you want. enter the file name. If you have looked for this item before. 5 In the Results list. Operating the Axim 61 . 2 In Search for. tap the Search for arrow to select the item from the list. To search for files or other items: 1 Tap Start → Programs → Search. word. 3 In Type. select a data type to help narrow your search.Add new task Searching for Information The Search feature on your device helps you to quickly locate information. tap the item you want to open. The My Documents folder and subfolders are searched.
You can also drag and drop files from your device to your computer using Windows Explorer. For more information on the two methods of backing up files. See the ActiveSync Help on your computer for additional information. see "Backing Up and Synchronization of Data" on page 63 and "Manual Back Up By Dragging Files" on page 63. 62 Operating the Axim . sort menu folder location Backing Up Data To prevent or minimize data loss. tap Programs → File Explorer.You can also use File Explorer to find files on your device and to organize your files into folders. "Installing and Using ActiveSync" on page 78. On the Start menu. Use ActiveSync to synchronize the files on your device with the files on your computer. Also see. you should periodically back up the data stored on your device. Use ActiveSync to create backup files and store the files on your host computer.
You can back up other data by manually dragging files to a separate folder on your host computer. Operating the Axim 63 . or by changing the Sync Option selections are backed up (synchronized) automatically. click the Sync button. 2 From the Microsoft ActiveSync screen on your host computer. Options are selected first when establishing a standard partnership and can be changed at any time by clicking the Options icon on the Microsoft ActiveSync window. Manual Back Up By Dragging Files NOTICE: You must manually back up files that are not selected in the Options settings. To start manual synchronization: 1 Connect the Axim to the host computer. Synchronization only backs up the data types selected in the Options settings. ActiveSync automatically creates a folder on your host computer in the My Documents folder called Pocket_PC My Documents. The two types of synchronization are: Automatic synchronization — Data is backed up automatically when ActiveSync is activated by docking and at other set intervals. It also creates a shortcut on the host computer's desktop to hold the synchronized data. you can back up files at any time by using the Sync button to start the synchronization process.Backing Up and Synchronization of Data Synchronization compares the data on your Axim with the data on your host computer and updates both with the most recent data. Only data types that have been selected when establishing a partnership. ActiveSync does not automatically synchronize all types of data. Manually backed up files are dragged to a separate folder on the desktop of your host computer. Manual synchronization — If the automatic syncing feature is turned off. Synchronization begins and the status displays at the bottom part of the screen.
The Mobile Device window appears. 1 From the Microsoft ActiveSync screen. create a folder on your desktop called Other Axim Files. 64 Operating the Axim . Confirming Backup Confirm that all the data you want is backed up on your host computer. browse to any file or folder.0 for Pocket PC Premium Edition is lost. click Explore. Draw pictures on the screen with the stylus. 3 Select the file or folder and drag it to the Other Axim Files folder on your host computer.For example. Any data not backed up before you upgrade to Windows Mobile Version 5. Write directly on the screen using the stylus. 2 From the Mobile Device window. Speak into your device microphone to record a message. Check the following items: • • • • • • • • • E-mail inbox in Outlook Calendar entries in Outlook Contacts in Outlook Task entries in Outlook Notes in Outlook Favorites Files that have been synchronized and placed automatically in the Pocket_PC My Documents folder Files that have been manually dragged to the Other Axim Files folder on your host computer Previous ROM dragged to the Other Axim Files folder Entering Information You have several options for entering information: • • • • Use the input panel to enter typed text using the soft keyboard or another input method. Use Other Axim Files to hold files that are not saved automatically.
Entering Text Using the Input Panel Use the input panel to enter information into any program on your device.Use Microsoft® ActiveSync® to synchronize or copy information from your computer to your device. Block Recognizer. see ActiveSync Help on your computer. NOTE: Some of the functions mentioned in this section may not be supported by the operating system in some languages. the word is inserted at the insertion point. or Transcriber. Operating the Axim 65 . You can type using the soft keyboard or write with the stylus using Letter Recognizer. The more you use your device. For more information. input panel icon To show or hide the input panel. When you use the input panel. the more words it learns to anticipate. tap the input panel icon. your device anticipates the word you are typing or writing and displays it above the input panel. Tap the arrow next to the input panel icon to change the input method. The characters appear as typed text on the screen. When you tap the displayed word.
the number of words suggested: 1 Tap Start → Settings → Personal → Input.suggested words To change word suggestion options. Typing With the Soft Keyboard 1 Tap the input selection arrow and tap Keyboard. 2 Tap the Word Completion tab. 2 Tap the keys on the soft keyboard with your stylus. 3 Select the desired settings and tap OK. for example. 66 Operating the Axim .
The character strokes are converted to typed text on the screen. 1 Tap the input selection arrow and tap Block Recognizer. German. The letters are converted to typed text on the screen. Enter numbers by writing in the 123 (right) area of the box. Block Recognizer Block Recognizer allows you to use character strokes that are similar to those used on other handheld devices. and Spanish operating systems. Other versions do not support Block Recognizer. 1 Tap the input selection arrow and tap Letter Recognizer. For specific instructions on using Block Recognizer.Letter Recognizer Letter Recognizer allows you to use your stylus to write letters on the screen as you would write them on paper. Enter numbers by writing in the 123 (right) area of the box. and symbols in the designated writing area. numbers. Other versions do not support Letter Recognizer. Enter lower case letters by writing in the abc (middle) area of the box. NOTE: Tap Demo to learn the character strokes that the device can recognize. numbers. • • • Enter letters by writing in the abc (left) area of the box. and Spanish operating systems. NOTE: Tap Demo to learn the character strokes that the device can recognize. tap the question mark next to the writing area. • • • • Enter capital letters by writing in the ABC (left) area of the box. NOTE: Letter Recognizer is included with the English. Enter punctuation and symbols by tapping in any area of the box and then writing the desired character. Enter symbols and punctuation by tapping in either area of the box and then writing the desired character. NOTE: Block Recognizer is included with the English. and symbols in the designated writing area. tap the question mark next to the writing area. 2 Write characters. For specific instructions on using Letter Recognizer. Italian. Operating the Axim 67 . German. 2 Write characters. Italian. French. French.
1 Start a program such as Word Mobile. you can write a sentence or more. NOTE: Transcriber is included with the English. Other versions do not support Transcriber. write anywhere on the screen.Transcriber Transcriber allows you to write anywhere on the screen using the stylus similar to the way that you would write on paper. You can edit and format what you have written and convert the information to text at a later time. 2 Tap the Input Panel icon at the bottom center of the screen and tap the input selection arrow to the right of the icon. Transcriber converts your written characters to typed characters. tap the question mark in the lower right hand corner of the screen. For specific instructions on using Transcriber. When you pause. Unlike Letter Recognizer and Block Recognizer. such as the Notes program and the Notes tab in some programs. 68 Operating the Axim . and then pause to let Transcriber change the written characters to typed characters. you can use your stylus to write directly on the screen. Writing on the Screen In any program that accepts written text. The Transcriber introductory screen appears. French. and German operating systems. 3 Tap Transcriber. 4 With your stylus.
2 Tap and hold the selected text. tap Menu → Tools and tap Recognize. 3 Tap the appropriate editing command in the pop-up menu. You can also tap Menu → Edit at the bottom of the screen to select editing commands.Editing Written Text To edit or format written text: 1 Drag the stylus across the text that you want to select. Operating the Axim 69 . To convert written text to print-style text.
70 Operating the Axim . select them before tapping Recognize (or tap and hold the selected words and then tap Recognize on the pop-up menu). 3 Tap the correct word. or tap the written text at the top of the menu to return to the original written text. A menu with a list of alternative words appears. 2 On the pop-up menu. tap Alternates. If a word is not recognized. you can select different words from a list of alternatives or return to the original written text: 1 Tap and hold the incorrect word.If you want to convert only certain words. it is not converted to print-style text. If the conversion is incorrect.
Write the letters of a word closely and leave big gaps between words so that the device can easily determine where words begin and end. and some punctuation. • • • • Operating the Axim 71 . Write the cross of the "t" and apostrophes below the top line so that they are not confused with the word above.alternate words Tips for getting good recognition: • • Write neatly. You cannot convert hyphenated words. try changing the zoom level to 300 percent by tapping Menu → Zoom. Write periods and commas above the line. foreign words that use special characters such as accents. You must delete the written word and write the new word. For better recognition. Write on the lines and draw descenders below the line. You cannot add written text to a word to change it after the word has been recognized.
while written text cannot. Drawings that do not cross three ruled lines are treated as written text. tap Menu → Zoom and tap a zoom level. Creating a Drawing NOTE: To zoom in or out on your drawing. selected drawings can be resized. However. Subsequent strokes that touch or are inside of the drawing box become part of the drawing. drawing box 72 Operating the Axim . selecting and editing drawings is different than selecting and editing written text. For example.Drawing on the Screen You can draw on the screen the same way that you write on the screen. A drawing box appears. Cross three ruled lines on your first stroke.
you can either create a stand-alone recording or include a recording in a written note. you can add a recording to an e-mail message. • • In Calendar. In the Messaging program. 4 To stop recording. Tasks. you can include a recording in the Notes tab. If you want to include the recording in a note. Recording a Message In a program where you can write or draw on the screen. release the Record button. • To record a message: 1 Hold the microphone near your mouth or other source of sound. 2 Press and hold the Record button on the side of your device until it beeps. To select multiple drawings. make your recording. open the note first. In the Notes program. The new recording appears in the note list or as an embedded icon. drag a selection handle. You can also tap Menu → Edit at the bottom of the screen to select editing commands. drag to select the drawings. To play a recording. NOTE: You can also make a recording by tapping the Record icon on the Recording toolbar. The device beeps twice. copy. 3 While holding down the Record button. 2 You can cut. you must first select it: 1 Tap and hold the stylus on the drawing until the selection handles appear. To resize a drawing. reminders. you can also quickly capture thoughts. and Contacts.Editing a Drawing To edit or format a drawing. Operating the Axim 73 . tap the name of the recording in the list or tap the speaker icon in the note. and phone numbers by recording a message. and paste selected drawings by tapping and holding the selected drawings and then tapping an editing command on the pop-up menu.
To insert a message. 74 Operating the Axim . To edit a My Text message: 1 Tap Menu → My Text → Edit My Text Messages. you might have additional tabs and additional items on the tabs. tap Menu → My Text and tap a message. 2 Make the changes and tap OK. tap Start → Settings. Adjusting Settings You can adjust the device settings to suit the way you work. NOTE: You can add text to a My Text message after you insert the message. use My Text to quickly insert preset or frequently used messages. NOTE: Depending on the features of your device. See your device Help for additional information on adjusting settings (tap Start → Help). To see available options.Using My Text When using Messaging or MSN Messenger.
Owner Information — Enter your contact information. and other options. Menus — Add or remove items from the Start menu. Error Reporting — Send information needed by technical support groups to diagnose a program error for a device running Windows Mobile software.Personal Tab • • • • • • • • Buttons — Assign the programs that launch when you press the device buttons. word completion. Today — Customize the look and the information that is displayed on the Today screen. GPS — Configure the settings when you have a GPS device connected to understand the exact location you are in. Password — Set a password to protect the data stored on your device. Clock & Alarms — Change the time and set the alarm. See "Notifications" on page 91 for more information. Certificates — View or delete certificates stored on your device. Brightness — Adjust the brightness settings to conserve power. Note that your Axim does not have a built-in GPS device. View free and used memory. with the help of the maps. For this your device must be connected to the Internet. Input — Adjust the settings for input method. System Tab • • • About — Find information about Windows Mobile 5. Memory — Allocate memory for data and program storage. • • • • Operating the Axim 75 . storage card memory.0 and your device. Certificates help establish your identity and the identity of other computers to prevent unauthorized users from accessing your data. MSN Options — Settings you can use to create a custom Pocket MSN experience. and running programs. Sounds & Notification — Adjust the volume and set notifications.
• • 76 Operating the Axim . the radio is off. click on the icon or clear the checkbox.• Mirror Mode — This is available only in the X51v model. and select the screen orientation that you want to use. Remove Programs — Remove programs from your device. time. To disable mirror mode. Use Power Button tab to configure power button to turn off power completely. see "Adding and Removing Programs" on page 107. This saves your battery power. and create and edit bonded devices. Microphone — Adjust the microphone volume. Regional Settings — View and change the formatting for regional settings such as currency. an icon will be displayed on the command bar. By default. Use the Advanced tab to set the amount of time that the device can remain idle before it turns off. Odyssey Client — Provides secure authentication and connection of wireless LAN (WLAN). Dell WLAN Utility — Available only on devices with internal Wi-Fi. When enabled. Switcher Bar — Adjust the settings of the Switcher Bar program launcher utility. Screen — Adjust the screen if your device is not responding accurately to taps. Note that this is available only for the Mid and Hi end Axim versions. System Information — View technical information about your device. Connections — Add and configure modem and server connections. • • • • • • • Connections Tab • • • • Beam — Receive infrared beams from other devices. For more information. Mirror mode allows users to see the same image on both the PDA screen and on an external display using a VGA cable. Network Cards — Configure your network adapter settings. Power — Check the battery or charge status. and date. Use the WLAN utility to connect to the wireless network using EAP/TTLS. Bluetooth — Turn on and off the radio with Bluetooth® wireless technology.
You can synchronize the information on your computer with the information on your device using ActiveSync. This compares the data on your device with the data on your computer and updates both with the most recent information. Your files are automatically converted to the correct format. NOTE: By default. For example. You can find the ActiveSync installation program on the Dell Getting Started CD. With ActiveSync. For example. To synchronize your data.Communicating and Scheduling About the Microsoft® ActiveSync® Program Microsoft ActiveSync 4. ActiveSync transfers files and data between your device and a computer. you can synchronize continuously or only when you select the synchronize command. ActiveSync should be installed before connecting the device to a computer. you can choose how many weeks of past appointments you want synchronized. Communicating and Scheduling 77 . you can also: • • • Copy (rather than synchronize) files between your device and your computer. The Pocket PC version is already installed on your device. ActiveSync does not automatically synchronize all types of information. Synchronize Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel files between your device and your computer. Select which information types are synchronized and control how much data is synchronized. It can upload drivers and programs to the device. you need both the Microsoft Windows® and Pocket PC versions of ActiveSync.1 is the latest synchronization software for the Axim. For example: • • Keep Microsoft Pocket Outlook data up-to-date by synchronizing your device with Microsoft Outlook data on your computer. You can change ActiveSync options to synchronize specific types of information. Control when synchronization occurs. You must install the Windows version of ActiveSync on your computer using the Dell™ Getting Started CD.
visit:http://www. Firewalls may block the communication from your computer to your Axim.NOTE: Before connecting your device to a computer for the first time.microsoft. Installing and Using ActiveSync To install ActiveSync: 1 Insert the Dell Getting Started CD. 2 Click Getting Started to access the main menu. To find information on using ActiveSync on your device. ensure that you install ActiveSync on the computer using the Dell™ Getting Started CD. Contacts. open ActiveSync on your device and tap Start → Help. To find information on using ActiveSync on your computer.com/windowsmobile/help/activesync/default. you can initiate synchronization from your device. After the installation is complete. NOTE: If your Axim fails to synchronize. information that was stored in Outlook on your computer is copied to Calendar. connect your device to your computer.mspx 78 Communicating and Scheduling . 4 Click Install ActiveSync and follow the instructions on the screen. To switch to ActiveSync on your device. NOTE: For more ActiveSync help. and Tasks on your device. click Help → Microsoft ActiveSync Help. The ActiveSync Setup Wizard enables you to: • • Set up a partnership so that you can synchronize information between your device and your computer Customize your synchronization settings Your first synchronization process automatically begins when you complete the wizard. tap Start → ActiveSync. After you set up ActiveSync and complete the first synchronization process. NOTE: The device must be powered on for the synchronization process to occur. During your first synchronization. check your computer security software to see if you have any firewall running. 3 Click Start Here.
ActiveSync compares the changes you made on your device and computer or server and updates both with the latest information. you can assign work-related contacts to the Business category and personal contacts to the Personal category so that you can quickly find contact information. Communicating and Scheduling 79 . Contacts. tap an existing item or create a new one. you can synchronize information on your computer in Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange. Note that you can only install Pocket Outlook once from the program. see ActiveSync Help on your computer. such as Family. Messaging. as it is a licensed version. Tasks. among other things. Ensure that you install Pocket Outlook and not Outlook Express. Contacts. NOTE: Pocket Outlook is pre-installed on your device. and appointments.About Microsoft® Pocket Outlook Pocket Outlook includes Calendar. 2 For a new item in Calendar. Categories Use categories to group related contacts. your Dell Getting Started CD has a copy of the Pocket Outlook installation program. For information on using ActiveSync. For example. The new category is automatically assigned to the item. NOTE: For detailed information about Calendar. If not already installed. tap Categories. You can also create your own categories. 3 Tap New. tasks. to group your relatives' contact information. You can use these programs individually or together. Tasks. Each time you synchronize. For example. Contacts. You can switch to any of the following programs through the Start menu. and Tasks. see Help on your device. Using Microsoft ActiveSync®. and tap Done. and Notes. e-mail addresses stored in Contacts can be used to address e-mail messages in Messaging. enter the category name. Messaging. Creating a Category To create a category: 1 From the program. and Notes. You can also synchronize this information directly with an Exchange server.
today icon input panel icon NOTE: To customize Calendar. 5 For an existing item in Contacts. tap Menu and tap Options. including meetings and other events. contact. or task. tap Edit → Categories. tap Menu → Edit → Categories. 6 Tap OK to return to the appointment. Day. Month. Week. such as changing the first day of the week.4 For an existing item in Calendar and Tasks. 80 Communicating and Scheduling . Tap the Today icon to view the current date. You can check your appointments in one of several views (Agenda. and Year) and easily switch views by using the View menu. Calendar Use Calendar to schedule appointments.
Communicating and Scheduling 81 . Creating Meeting Requests You can use Calendar to set up meetings with users of Outlook or Pocket Outlook. in the All Day box. tap Menu and tap Options.To create an appointment: 1 Tap Start → Calendar. 2 Select the Set reminders for new items check box. To receive a reminder for an appointment: 1 Tap Start → Calendar → Menu → Options → Appointments tab. 3 Enter a name for the appointment. or open an existing one and tap Edit. Using the Summary Screen When you tap an appointment in Calendar. tap OK to return to the calendar. 2 Schedule a new appointment. 4 To schedule an all-day event. tap Start → Help → Calendar or Messaging. 6 Tap OK. 4 Tap the name of the contact you want to invite. tap Yes. tap Edit. tap Add and tap the name. To set how you want meeting requests sent. The meeting request is automatically created when you synchronize Messaging or when you connect to your e-mail server. 5 When finished. 5 To invite each additional attendee. 2 Tap Menu → New Appointment. To change the appointment. To schedule a meeting: 1 Tap Start → Calendar. 3 Tap Attendees. 4 Tap OK to return to the calendar. The meeting request will be sent to the attendees the next time you synchronize your device with your PC. and enter information such as start and end times. 3 Set the time when you want the reminder to alert you. a summary screen appears. For more information on sending and receiving meeting requests.
tap Menu → Options. 2 Using the input panel. enter a name and other contact information. tap Categories and select a category from the list. you can display contacts by category. Scroll down to see all available fields. To create a contact: 1 Tap Start → Contacts → New. 82 Communicating and Scheduling . 3 To assign the contact to a category. category search field NOTE: To change the way information is displayed in the list. In the contact list.Contacts Use Contacts to maintain a list of your friends and colleagues. You can quickly share Contacts information with other device users using the infrared port.
tap Menu → Filter. For more information on creating notes. Using the Summary Screen When you tap a contact in the contact list. Use Tasks to list things that you need to do. or tap the arrow to the right of the text box. tap the Notes tab. tap OK to return to the calendar. To show all contacts again. tap Menu → View By → Name. 5 When you have finished entering information. tap Menu → Options. draw. Communicating and Scheduling 83 . tap View in the contact list and tap By Company. To change the contact information. To show all contacts again. • • 4 To view the names of companies your contacts work for. or create a recording. a summary screen appears. The number of contacts that work for that company is displayed to the right of the company name. You can enter text. 3 Do one of the following: • Begin entering a name or phone number in the provided text box until the contact you want is displayed.4 To add notes. select All Contacts. 2 If you are not in Name view. tap the text box and clear the text. Use the alphabetical index displayed at the top of the contact list. Then tap a category you have assigned to a contact. Finding a Contact To find a contact: 1 Tap Start → Contacts. tap Edit. Filter the list by categories. Tasks NOTE: To change the way information is displayed in the list. see "Notes" on page 85. In the contact list.
5 To add notes. draw. 4 To copy an existing task from the task list. enter a subject for the task. and then tap Menu → Edit → Paste. tap the Notes tab. tap Menu → Tool → Options → Show Tasks entry bar. Tap the Tap here to add a new task. tap OK.sort menu To create a task: 1 Tap Start → Programs → Tasks. NOTE: To quickly create a task with only a subject. or create a recording. Tap Menu → Edit → Copy. and fill in information such as start and due dates. 2 Tap New. 84 Communicating and Scheduling . and enter your task information. select the task you want to copy. For more information on creating notes. You can enter text. see "Notes" on page 85. 3 When finished.
see "Entering Information" on page 64. and phone numbers with Notes. and creating recordings. drawing. If a note is open when you create the recording. the recording is saved as a stand-alone recording. typing. For more information on using the input panel. Communicating and Scheduling 85 . To create a note: 1 Tap Start → Programs → Notes → New. drawings. If a note is not open. writing and drawing on the screen. 2 Create your note by writing. You can also include a recording in a note. reminders. it is included in the note as an icon. or recording. ideas.Notes Quickly capture thoughts. You can create a written note or a recording.
For information on enabling Messaging synchronization. E-mail messages in subfolders on your computer must be selected in ActiveSync to be transferred. and then sent from those programs. Synchronizing E-Mail Messages You can synchronize e-mail messages along with the rest of your data if you enable Messaging synchronization in ActiveSync. During synchronization: • Messages are copied from the e-mail folders of Exchange or Outlook on your computer to the ActiveSync folder in Messaging on your device. Send and receive e-mail messages by connecting directly to an e-mail server through an ISP or a network. For more information. NOTE: To create an e-mail account for your device. NOTE: You can also synchronize e-mail messages with your computer from a remote location. you receive: – – – • • Messages from the past 3 days The first 100 lines of each message File attachments of less than 100 KB in size E-mail messages in the Outbox folder on your device are transferred to Exchange or Outlook on your computer. 86 Communicating and Scheduling . see "Getting Connected" on page 93. contact your internet service provider. see ActiveSync Help on your computer. By default.Messaging Use Messaging to send and receive e-mail messages: • • Synchronize e-mail messages using Exchange or Outlook on your computer. Dell does not provide this service.
tap to open it. Using the Message List Messages you receive are displayed in the message list. you can disconnect from the e-mail server and then decide which messages to download completely. you read and respond to messages while connected to the e-mail server. In the message list. server. tap and hold the message that you want to retrieve. Unread messages are displayed in bold. Messages that have been deleted on the e-mail server are removed from the device Inbox folder. see "Getting Connected" on page 93. You can mark the messages that you want to retrieve in full during your next synchronization or e-mail server connection. When you are working online. When you receive a message. Messaging downloads the messages you have marked for retrieval and sends the messages you have composed. Messages are sent as soon as you tap Send. When you connect to the e-mail server: • • • New messages are downloaded to the device Inbox folder. Communicating and Scheduling 87 . On the pop-up menu. Messages that you receive directly from an e-mail server are linked to your e-mail server rather than to your computer. the most recently received messages are displayed first in the list. When you delete a message on your device.Connecting Directly to an E-Mail Server In addition to synchronizing e-mail messages with your computer. it is also deleted from the e-mail server the next time you connect. which saves space on your device. The icons in the Inbox message list indicate message status. You need to set up a remote connection to a network or an ISP and a connection to your e-mail . For more information. By default. tap Mark for Download. The next time you connect. The original messages remain on the e-mail server or your computer. After you have downloaded new message headers or partial messages. you can send and receive e-mail messages by connecting to an e-mail server using a modem or network card connected to your device. Messages in the device Outbox folder are sent. depending on the settings you selected in ActiveSync.
Tap and hold the service and select Delete to remove a service. Tap Menu → Options. On the Account tab. Change options for direct e-mail server connections in Messaging on your device. For more information. You can change the settings at any time: • • Change options for Messaging synchronization using ActiveSync options. tap the service that you want to change.You specify your downloading preferences when you set up the service or select your synchronization options. Composing Messages 88 Communicating and Scheduling . see ActiveSync Help on your computer.
To access addresses and phone numbers from Contacts. To move a message to another folder. Deleted Items. Communicating and Scheduling 89 . The Deleted Items folder contains messages that have been deleted on the device. 3 Enter the e-mail address of one or more recipients. Drafts. 6 Tap Send. tap Menu → Spell Check. tap Menu → Tools in the message list and tap Options. Managing E-Mail Messages and Folders By default.To compose and send a message: 1 In the message list. or delete a folder. tap To. tap Menu → Switch Accounts and select the account. the message is moved to the Outbox folder and sent the next time you connect to the network. To quickly add common messages. 2 Tap New. If you are working offline. To change the options. Outbox. rename. tap Menu → My Text and tap a desired message. separating them with a semicolon. or Sent Items. tap Menu → Tools → Manage Folders. The behavior of the Deleted Items and Sent Items folders depends on the options you have selected. select your options. On the Message tab. 4 Enter your message. 5 To check the spelling. tap and hold the message in the message list and tap Move to on the pop-up menu. messages are displayed in one of the five folders for each service you have created: Inbox. To create.
You can then read the messages while away from your computer. If you use IMAP4. or delete folders when connected. Therefore. or IMAP4. The folders you create and the messages you move are then mirrored on the server. However. whether it is from your device or computer. the server creates a copy of the Family folder and copies the messages into that folder. you can access these folder contents from the device only. • • 90 Communicating and Scheduling . the link is broken between the messages on the device and their copies on the e-mail server. rename. the e-mail server detects that the messages are missing from the device Inbox and deletes them from the server. messages are available to you any time you connect to your e-mail server. The next time you connect. create new folders. This synchronization of folders occurs whenever you connect to the server. • If you use ActiveSync. and you have designated Family for synchronization. e-mail messages in the Inbox folder in Outlook are automatically synchronized with your device. POP3. For example. if you move messages from the Inbox folder to a folder named Family. You can synchronize additional folders by designating them for ActiveSync. the folders you create and the e-mail messages you move are mirrored on the server.Folder Behavior With a Direct Connection to an E-Mail Server The behavior of the folders you create depends on whether you use ActiveSync. If you use POP3 and you move e-mail messages to a folder you created. This prevents you from having duplicate copies of a message.
and then tap the device to which you want to send the item. For example. 2 On the Personal tab. you can beam files and information to other devices using Bluetooth or infrared. and Pictures programs. Communicating and Scheduling 91 . 2 Tap Menu → Beam [type of item]. a contact card in Contacts. tap Sounds & Notifications. Notes. if you have set up an appointment in Calendar. plays A light flashes on your device To configure the reminders and sounds for your device: 1 Tap Start → Settings. a task in Tasks. you are notified in one of the following ways: • • • A message box appears on the screen A sound. Contacts. Excel Mobile. tap the device to which you want to send the item. If using infrared.Notifications You can set your device to remind you when you have something to do. which you can specify. such as an appointment in Calendar. align the infrared (IR) ports at close range until the target device name appears. Tasks. 3 Do one of the following: • • If using Bluetooth. select the item you want to beam. PowerPoint Mobile. or an alarm in Clock. 1 From the program. Word Mobile. or a file in File Manager. • • Sounds tab — Adjust the volume and enable sounds Notifications tab — Set notifications for specific events Beaming an Item In the Calendar. a task with a due date in Tasks.
rename. tap and hold the item. Temp. The root folder is called My Device. among others. To find an item: 1 Tap Programs → File Explorer. My Device is similar to My Computer on the computer and contains My Documents. Storage Card. and tap a command. 2 Tap the folder list (labeled My Documents by default) and tap the folder you want to explore. 92 Communicating and Scheduling .Using File Explorer File Explorer lets you browse the folder contents on your device. The My Documents folder and its subfolders appear. tap and drag. and Windows folders. Then. Program Files. tap it. 4 To quickly delete. 5 To select multiple items. tap and hold the selected items. or copy an item. 3 To open an item.
or the Internet. insert it in your device." for more information.) Short for wireless fidelity. or dual-band. and view Web or WAP pages using Internet Explorer Mobile. Wi-Fi refers to any type of 802. you must purchase the 802. you can synchronize information such as your Pocket Outlook information. Once you are connected.11 network. 802. view Web or WAP pages using Internet Explorer Mobile. NOTE: Mid and High configurations of the Axim have Wi-Fi 802. See the following section. You can use any of the following connection options: • • Use the infrared (IR) port on your device to send and receive files between two devices. The communication software for creating an ISP connection is already installed on your device. • • Using Wi-Fi (802. For a Low configuration device.11b SD card. and synchronize with your computer. Once connected. NOTE: The default Wireless Networking Client utility for your device is the Dell WLAN utility. and load the drivers. Connect to your computer to synchronize remotely. a network. Once you are connected.11b built in and the drivers factory installed. "Using Infrared. Connect to your Internet Service Provider (ISP). See Microsoft ActiveSync® Help on your computer or Connections Help on the device for more information. Getting Connected 93 . Wi-Fi certified products from different manufacturers are interoperable. The following configuration steps are for the Dell WLAN utility. such as paging and fax services.11a.Getting Connected You can use your device to exchange information with other mobile devices or with a computer.11b. you can send and receive e-mail messages using Messaging. Your service provider provides the software needed to install other services. you can send and receive e-mail messages using Messaging. whether 802.11b) Wi-Fi provides your device access to WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network. Connect to the network at the company or organization where you work.
select the corresponding action and tap Network Cards. On the Axim X51/X51v configurations that have built-in wireless. 2 Tap Start → Settings → Connections. If the Wireless Network is Broadcasting SSID 1 Press the wireless button to enable wireless capability.Configure wireless networking for your device in one of the following scenarios: • • • Network Card is set up Wireless Network is broadcasting SSID Wireless Network is not broadcasting SSID If the Network Card is Set Up Normally the internal wireless card is already set up. 5 Choose whether the network card assigns an IP address or receives an IP address automatically. 4 In the Configure Wireless Networks window. If wireless is not enabled or you are using a socket card for wireless connection. the network card is associated with the enabled wireless. choose Dell Axim X51/X51v WLAN Wireless Adapter. 6 Enter the Server IP addresses if required and tap OK. 94 Getting Connected . 3 To add. 4 Choose the network card to connect to the network. There are times when you must choose the network card. For the Axim X51/X51v with built-in wireless. or delete a profile. 3 Choose either Internet or Work from the menu. The green LED in the right top corner of the device indicates that the wireless is functional. then choose the network card: 1 Tap Start → Settings → Connections. select one of the available network names and tap OK. 2 Tap Network Cards. edit.
5 Enter the Authentication and Data Encryption information. 2 Provide the Network Name (SSID). if needed. change the Connects To box to Internet. Selecting Work automatically starts a VPN connection any time you connect to the network. 4 Tap the Network Key tab. 9 If more than one network is listed. 8 Tap OK.If the Wireless Network is Not Broadcasting SSID The Configure Wireless Networks window only shows wireless networks that broadcast a Network Name (SSID) and those that have been added.1x tab. 3 Select either Internet or Work in the Connects To box. 6 Select the 802. Tap Connect. If you are having trouble connecting to your network. After a few seconds you should see Connected next to the wireless network you selected. If available choose the EAP type used on the network. Getting Connected 95 . Add the network if it is not listed. tap Add New. Contact your network administrator for the following information: • • • • • SSID (network name) Authentication Data Encryption Keys (if the key is not provided automatically) Log in if necessary To configure the wireless network: 1 From the Configure Wireless Networks window. • • • Selecting Internet allows you to connect to your network but you will have to manually start a VPN connection. 7 The Authentication and Data Encryption chosen on the previous screen determines whether this screen is available. A pop-up menu appears. enter the network key. If a key is required. tap and hold the stylus on the network name you want to connect to.
4 Select between an ad-hoc or infrastructure network. The Add Network Wizard window appears. Intel ProSET. 2 Enter the network name. The main page appears with the following information: • • • • • • Status of Odyssey Network Name (SSID) Access Point MAC Packet information To enable the Odyssey Client tap Settings → Enable Odyssey. or select the box Any if you want the client to connect to any available network. 5 Tap Next when ready. To configure a wireless profile. ensuring that only authorized users can connect. This provides you a list of existing profiles and allows you to add.Using Odyssey Client Odyssey is a wireless LAN access control and security solution that provides strong security over the wireless link. Adding a Network To add a new profile: 1 Tap Settings → Configure → Add. or delete profiles. tap Settings → Configure. 3 Tap Scan to view all available broadcasted networks. Odyssey is mostly used in place of a manufacturer’s wireless networking client such as the Dell WLAN utility. To use Odyssey: • Tap Start → Settings → Connections Tab → Odyssey Client. edit. 96 Getting Connected . It secures authentication and connection of wireless LAN (WLAN) users. or Windows XP’s Zero Config Service. Enter a description if necessary.
15 When you return to the Today page. Tap Next. tap Add. select an inner authentication protocol. there will be a new icon in the systems tray for Odyssey. the next page appears. a b c If you need other EAP methods. If 802.1x is used. Tap Next. tap OK in the upper right corner. For WPA-PSK. tap OK. Encryption Method changes based on what mode is chosen. WEP. the new profile is added to the networks to choose from. 7 Depending on your selections. Options include none. 12 Enter username and password and tap Next. Getting Connected 97 . You could be asked to enter a WEP key or username and password. 10 Enter an anonymous name to keep your login name private. After adding other EAP methods. check the box Authenticate using 802. and TKIP. 8 Tap Next. shared.1X. or WPA association methods. This name will be used for outer visible authentication. 9 Here you can select EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) methods. 14 When done.6 Enter security settings: • • • • Association Mode allows for open. Tap Next. 13 Tap Finish. To select a profile to connect to. enter your Passphrase (key). 11 Depending on the EAP method you chose. Default settings only include EAP / TTLS.
Tap Next. LEAP is not supported on a low configuration Axim X51. tap Settings → Configure → Add. 6 EAP/TTLS is the default EAP type. ensure that the Wireless power is enabled using the Wireless On/Off button. or tap Scan to search for available Access Points. Tap Add and select EAP/LEAP in the window that opens up. 4 LEAP will only support an infrastructure network. remove EAP/TTLS. NOTE: LEAP is not supported on a peer-to-peer network. 5 Fill in the Association Mode and Encryption method. 2 Tap Settings → Enable Odyssey. 7 Tap Next. Tap Next. 9 Tap Finish to complete LEAP configuration.Using Cisco® LEAP Wireless LAN Security Your Dell Axim X51/X51v supports 802. 3 Enter the network name (SSID) if known. Tap Next. Tap Next. so do not change the default settings in the drop-down menu. Cisco LEAP can be configured using the Odyssey Client application. NOTE: Before starting. Unless you have an authentication certificate to use TTLS and have configured your system to support it. 8 Enter your user name and password.1x network authentication between the client and server with a logon password using Cisco LEAP . To start Odyssey Client: 1 Tap Start → Settings → Connections → Odyssey Client icon. NOTE: Failure to remove EAP/TTLS when it is not properly set up may prevent your wireless security system from functioning. To start using LEAP: 1 Obtain the following information from your network administrator: • • • Network name Association mode Encryption method 2 From the Odyssey Client window. 98 Getting Connected .
To use the Import User Certificate: NOTE: Before you install a certificate. 4 Enter the IP address of the certificate server in the Server field. 2 Tap Tools → Import User Certificate. Using Odyssey Client to Get a Certificate of Authority There are two ways to get certification in Odyssey client. To use the Certificate Enroller: 1 Using the Odyssey client. please refer to the Odyssey Client help file included in your device. connect to a non 802.10 Tap OK. 5 Enter the user name and the domain name in the User name field using the following rule: Domain-name\User-name 6 Tap Request. • • Certificate Enroller Import User Certificate Use the Certificate Enroller to install a user certificate using Microsoft Certificate Services. To decide the certificate type. The status displays as connected (authenticated) when this process is complete. 3 Tap Tools → Certificate Enroller. you must know its RSA-type private key password. You can access the help file at Start → Help → Odyssey Client for Pocket PC or tap Help from the Odyssey Client main screen. 2 Tap Start → Settings → Connections → Odyssey Client. 11 Select the network that you added from the drop-down menu and tap the box beside Connect to. Use Import User Certificate to install the.1x enabled wireless network on which the certificate server is located. 1 Tap Start → Settings → Connections → Odyssey Client.pfx certificate file stored in the device. Getting Connected 99 . ask your network administrator. NOTE: For further details.
5 Tap Install Certificate when you are done. 3 Tap and hold the item. where xxxx is the item you want to beam. and tap Beam xxxx on the pop-up menu.3 Tap Browse to navigate to a . Using Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Bluetooth is a wireless technology aimed at simplifying communications between devices and the Internet. Select the file. and tap Beam File on the pop-up menu. Supported Bluetooth Profiles: • • • • • • 100 Generic Access Service Discovery Application Serial Port Generic Object Exchange Dial-up Networking Object PUSH HID Getting Connected . it can synchronize data between hand-held devices and other computers. Using Infrared Infrared is used to send and receive information remotely. Tap and hold the item you want to send. To send information: 1 Switch to the program where you created the item you want to send and locate the item in the list.pfx file you have stored on your device. You can optionally click Unmask to make this password visible while you type it. You can also send items (excluding folders) from File Explorer. such as contacts and appointments. For example. It is an open specification for short-range communication of data and voice. and tap OK. 2 Align the infrared sensors so that they are unobstructed and within close range. between two devices. 4 Type in the RSA-type private key password for this certificate under Private key password.
discoverable. and tap Next. 3 Tap Bluetooth → Devices tab → New Partnership. and tap Next.To configure a device with Bluetooth wireless technology in a Pocket PC environment: 1 Ensure that the two devices are turned on. tap Start → Help → Setting Up Connections. 6 Enter the same passkey for the other device. MSN/username. Getting Connected 101 . Your device searches for other Bluetooth devices and displays them in the list. and tap Next. 3 Tap Start → Settings → Connections tab → Connections. 5 In the Passkey field. and within close range. if you want to use a passkey (recommended for enhanced security). for example. Otherwise. leave Passkey blank. 7 Tap Finish. Creating a Modem Connection To create a modem connection: 1 Install a modem card and appropriate adapters to connect an external modem to your device through the serial port. 2 Obtain the following information from your ISP: • • • ISP dial-up access telephone number Username and password TCP/IP settings Some ISPs require information in front of the username. NOTE: The Passkey for a remote Bluetooth device is usually found in the user manual for that device. enter a alphanumeric passkey between 1 and 16 characters. NOTE: For more information about using Bluetooth wireless technology. 2 Tap Start → Settings → Connections tab. 4 Tap the name of the other device. The default Passkey for any Dell Axim is 1234. An active connection with Bluetooth wireless technology is created and pairing of the two devices is complete.
see "MSN Messenger" on page 116. and. See "Connecting Directly to an E-Mail Server" on page 105 for more information. For more information. be sure to include it. If you are using an external modem connected to your device with a cable. 5 Enter a name for the connection. if applicable. See the modem user guide for details. Internet Explorer Mobile. and tap Next. Once you are connected. When you open Messaging. 7 Enter the phone number just the way you would dial it. you need to provide the information that Messaging needs to communicate with the e-mail server. see "Using Internet Explorer Mobile" on page 119. tap the TCP/IP tab. you can: • Send and receive e-mail messages using Messaging. or MSN Messenger. tap Add a new modem connection. 6 From the Select a modem list. 8 Enter your user name. select your modem type. For more information. Tap Next. If your modem type does not appear. tap Advanced. See Web and WAP pages using Internet Explorer Mobile. password. If you need an area code. NOTE: You should not need to change any settings in Advanced. 11 Select other required options and tap Finish. try reinserting the modem card. and then enter the address. your domain. Before you can use Messaging.4 Under My ISP or My Work Network. Most ISPs now use a dynamically assigned address. such as ISP Connection. 10 Tap OK. Send and receive instant messages with MSN Messenger. 9 If the ISP you are connecting to does not use a dynamically assigned address. your device automatically connects. This information is provided by your ISP or network administrator. select Hayes Compatible on COM1. • • 102 Getting Connected .
2 Install the network card driver. so you do not need to change the connection settings unless your network administrator instructs you to do so. connect the network card to the network with a network cable. tap Edit My VPN Servers then tap New. and then tap Properties. To change settings later. These systems use encryption and other security mechanisms to ensure that only authorized users can access the network and that data cannot be intercepted. 2 Tap Add a new VPN server connection.Creating an Ethernet Connection The term Ethernet refers to the family of LAN products covered by the IEEE 802. see your network administrator. It defines what is commonly known as the CSMA/CD protocol. Creating a VPN Connection A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is constructed using public wires to connect nodes. For more information. see the documentation that came with your network card. 3 The Network Settings window appears automatically the first time you insert the network card. For more information. see the documentation that came with your network card. and domain name. 1 Tap Start → Settings → Connections tab → Connections. NOTE: Most networks use DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol). For more information. 5 If necessary. 4 If you need to enter specific server information. tap the appropriate adapter. NOTE: If you have already created a VPN Server.3 standard. password. if required. tap Start → Settings → Connections tab → Connections. To create an ethernet connection: 1 Contact your network administrator to obtain a user name. Getting Connected 103 . so that you can configure the network card. You may need to enter proxy server and VPN connection settings.
104 Getting Connected . contact your network administrator. and tap Delete. tap and hold the connection. Ensure the unit is linked to a wire or wireless network before you manually start a VPN connection. password. 4 In the Host name/IP field. When connected through the infrared sensor. 9 To manually start a connection. 6 Tap Next and enter your username. domain. if required.3 Enter a name for the connection. If you are unsure about which option to select. enter the VPN server name or IP address. detach your device from the cable or cradle. tap and hold the connection you want to remove. 5 Depending on the type of authentication that you want to use with your device. Ending a Connection To disconnect: • • • • To delete a connection. tap IPSec or PPTP next to VPN type. if required. and. and tap Connect. 8 Tap Finish. When connected through a network (Ethernet) card. see the documentation that came with your network card. Your network administrator provides you this information. move the device away from the computer. NOTE: A VPN connection requires physical connection to a network. remove the card from your device. When connected through a cable or cradle. 7 Install the network card driver. For more information.
click Help → Microsoft ActiveSync Help. see "Messaging" on page 86. see the following resources: • • • • "Messaging" on page 86. Online Help on the device. You can use multiple e-mail services to receive your messages. Tap Start → Help. tap Account → Connect.Connecting Directly to an E-Mail Server You can set up a connection to an e-mail server so that you can send and receive e-mail messages using a modem or network connection and Messaging on your device. For more information. ActiveSync Help on your computer. Getting Help on Connecting For more information on getting connected. If you want to use the same service to connect to different mailboxes. Getting Connected 105 . To set up an e-mail service: 1 In Messaging on your device.com/windowsmobile for troubleshooting information. 2 Follow the directions in the E-mail Setup wizard. set up and name each mailbox connection. For each e-mail service you intend to use. See www. you must first set up and name the e-mail service. To connect to your e-mail server. tap Start → Help. NOTE: The ISP or network must use a POP3 or IMAP4 e-mail server and an SMTP gateway.microsoft. In ActiveSync. tap Accounts → New Account. Tap Messaging or Connections. For more information on using the Messaging program.
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Adding Programs Using Microsoft® ActiveSync® Before installing software on your device. From the Version tab. or several versions of files for different device types and processors.Adding and Removing Programs Some programs are already installed in the ROM when you received your device. You cannot remove these programs or accidentally lose the ROM contents. a Setup. NOTE: Customers need to have ActiveSync 4.mspx 1 Determine your device and processor type so that you know which version of the software to install: a b c Tap Start → Settings. See ActiveSync Help on your computer for more information.microsoft.0 or later revision before using Axim. For more help on ActiveSync. ActiveSync 4.pku extension. as long as your device has sufficient memory. Adding and Removing Programs 107 . On the System tab.zip file.com/windowsmobile/help/activesync/default. visit the following website: http://www. record the processor information.exe or *. 2 Download the software to your computer (or insert the Getting Started CD or floppy that contains the software into your computer). You can install any program created for your device. You may see a single *. Ensure that you select the program designed for the Pocket PC and your device processor type.0 software for Pocket PC Premium Edition website: www. The most popular place to find software for your device is on the Microsoft® Windows Mobile™ Version 5.exe file.microsoft. You can update ROM programs using installation programs with the *.0 or later is available on the Getting Started CD. You can save data to Flash ROM. tap About.com/windowsmobile. you need to install ActiveSync on your computer.
4 Connect your device to your computer. download the program to your device. readme files. 4 Tap the file. or several versions of files for different device types and processors. 5 Double-click the *. tap Start → Programs and then tap the program icon. tap About.3 Read any installation instructions.exe file. On the System tab. you receive an error message stating that the program is valid but that it is designed for a different type of computer. 108 Adding and Removing Programs . Downloading Programs From the Internet 1 Determine your device and processor type so that you know which version of the software to install: a b c Tap Start → Settings. From the Version tab. If you cannot find any installation instructions for the program in the readme file or documentation. 3 Read any installation instructions.zip file. the installer automatically transfers the software to your device. Many programs provide special installation instructions. Ensure that you select the program designed for the Pocket PC and your device processor type. or documentation that comes with the program.exe file. readme files. If the file is an installer file. see ActiveSync Help on your computer. 2 Using Internet Explorer Mobile. or *. Follow the directions on the screen. To open a program after the installation is complete. Once the software is installed on your computer. a Setup. You may see a single *.exe. For more information on copying files using ActiveSync. If the file is not an installer file. record the processor information. The installation wizard begins. or documentation that comes with the program. Follow the directions on the screen. the installation wizard begins. Many programs provide special installation instructions. You need to move this file to your device. use ActiveSync Explore to copy the program file to the Program Files folder on your device. such as a *.exe file.
Move the shortcut to the Start Menu folder in the Windows folder. If the program does not appear in the list of installed programs. see ActiveSync Help on your computer. 2 Tap Menus and then tap the check box for the program. and tap Delete in the pop-up menu.Adding a Program to the Start Menu 1 Tap Start → Settings. 3 Tap and hold the name of the program. The shortcut now appears on the Start menu. Adding and Removing Programs 109 . For more information. Removing Programs 1 Tap Start → Settings. Right-click the program and click Create Shortcut. you can either use File Explorer on the device to move the program to the Start Menu folder. or use ActiveSync on the computer to create a shortcut to the program using the following steps: a b c Use Explorer in ActiveSync to explore your device files and locate the program. use File Explorer on your device to locate the program. If the program is not listed. 2 Tap System → Remove Programs.
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install ActiveSync on the computer using the Dell™ Getting Started CD. if you selected a template for new documents in the Options dialog box. Use Word Mobile to create documents. Excel Mobile. A blank document appears. To create a new file: 1 Tap Start → Programs → Word Mobile. Or. such as letters. Using Companion Programs 111 . meeting minutes. PowerPoint Mobile. You can create new documents on your device. and travel reports. Synchronize documents between your computer and your device to have up-to-date content in both locations. or you can copy documents from your computer to your device. the template appears with the appropriate text and formatting already provided. NOTE: Before connecting your device to a computer for the first time.Using Companion Programs Companion programs include Word Mobile. Word Mobile Word Mobile works with Microsoft Word on your computer to give you easy access to copies of your documents. and then tap the program name. tap Start → Programs. To use a companion program on your device. and Windows Media Player for Pocket PC. 2 Tap New.
which you can show and hide by tapping the Show/Hide Toolbar icon on the command bar. Word Mobile contains a list of the files stored on your device. Then select the appropriate action in the pop-up menu.formatting toolbar input panel icon You can open only one document at a time. and then select the percentage you want. including Word (. If you open a second document. To change the zoom magnification. you are asked to save the first one. To delete files. and Plain Text (. or edit a document in a variety of formats.doc). Select a higher percentage to enter text and a lower percentage to see more of your document.dot). Word template (. Rich Text Format (. You can create. tap and hold a file in the list. save.txt). Each mode has its own toolbar. tap View → Zoom. You can enter information in Word Mobile by typing. writing. or send files. These modes appear on the View menu. make copies. Tap a file in the list to open it. or recording. drawing.rtf). 112 Using Companion Programs .
or you can copy workbooks from your computer to your device. Synchronize workbooks between your computer and your device. such as expense reports and mileage logs. select Wrap to Window on the View menu. Using Companion Programs 113 . Excel Mobile Excel Mobile works with Microsoft Excel on your computer to give you easy access to copies of your workbooks. Or. 2 Tap New. To create a new file: 1 Tap Start → Programs → Excel Mobile. the template appears with the appropriate formulae and formatting already provided. A blank workbook appears. if you selected a template for new workbooks in the Options dialog box. You can create new workbooks on your device. Use Excel Mobile to create workbooks.If you are opening a Word document created on a computer. so that you can see the entire document. to have up-to-date content in both locations.
Tap a file in the list to open it. Excel Mobile provides fundamental spreadsheet tools. or send files. save. Excel Mobile contains a list of the files stored on your device. functions. or edit a workbook in a variety of formats. make copies.formatting toolbar You can open only one workbook at a time. sorting. You can create. tap View → Toolbar. and filtering.xlt) and Excel (. including Excel template (.xls). 114 Using Companion Programs . To delete files. tap and hold a file in the list. Then select the appropriate action from the pop-up menu. If you open a second workbook. you are asked to save the first one. such as formulas. To display the toolbar.
Many presentation elements built into the slide shows. Show and hide rows and columns: To hide a row or column. tap Restore. Tap Menu → Format → Row or Column → Hide. such as slide transitions and animations. To exit full-screen mode. and then type a reference that is in the hidden row or column. Rearranging or editing slides: PowerPoint Mobile is a viewer only. Then tap Menu → Format → Row or Column → Unhide. tap View → Remove Split. Freeze panes on a worksheet: Select the cell where you want to freeze panes. PowerPoint features not supported on the device include: • • Notes: Notes written for slides will not be visible. to keep row and column labels visible as you scroll through a sheet. To show a hidden row or column. Drag the split bar to where you want it. Using Companion Programs 115 . tap Start → Help. If the presentation is set up as a timed slide show. Tap View → Freeze Panes. Show and hide window elements: Tap View and then tap the elements you want to show or hide. tap Menu → Edit → Go To. one slide will advance to the next automatically. Split panes to view different areas of a large worksheet: Tap View → Split. PowerPoint Mobile PowerPoint Mobile works with Microsoft PowerPoint on your computer to give you easy access to copies of your presentation slides. • • For more information on using Excel Mobile. Links to URLs are also supported.Tips for Working in Excel Mobile Use the following tips when working with large worksheets in Excel Mobile: • • • Use Full Screen: Tap View → Full Screen to see as much of your worksheet as possible. To remove the split. select a cell in the row or column you want to hide. You might want to freeze the top and leftmost panes in a worksheet. will play back on the device.
If the presentation is set up as a timed slide show. make copies. PowerPoint Mobile contains a list of the files stored on your device. tap the slide show you want to view.To start a presentation: 1 Tap Start → Programs → PowerPoint Mobile. 2 In the presentation list. Tap a file in the list to open it. Send and receive instant messages. MSN Messenger With the MSN Messenger instant message program. Have instant message conversations with groups of contacts. you are asked to save and close the first one. you can: • • • See who is online. 3 Tap the current slide to advance to the next slide. You can open only one document at a time. Then select the appropriate action in the pop-up menu.pps). 116 Using Companion Programs . including PowerPoint (.ppt) and PowerPoint Mobile (. tap and hold a file in the list. You can view a document in a variety of formats. If you open a second document. slides will advance automatically. or send files. To delete files.
while connected. or delete contacts from your list using the pop-up menu.com. From this view. Once you have obtained either a Microsoft Passport or a Microsoft Exchange account.passport. To set up an account and sign in: 1 Tap Start → Programs → Pocket MSN → MSN Messenger. You must have a Passport to use MSN Messenger Service. Using Companion Programs 117 . tap Start → Programs → Pocket MSN → MSN Messenger. you must enter Passport or Exchange account information.hotmail. block the contact from chatting with you. NOTE: Sign up for a Microsoft Passport account at www. Get a free Microsoft Hotmail e-mail address at www. To switch to MSN Messenger.To use MSN Messenger. tap the sign-in screen and enter your e-mail address and password. you already have a Passport. 3 Enter your Passport or Exchange account information. you can chat. your contacts show up on your device without having to be added. you are ready to set up your account. send an e-mail. you must have a Microsoft Passport account or a Microsoft Exchange e-mail account. 2 Tap Menu → Options. NOTE: If you already use MSN Messenger on your computer.com. NOTE: Availability of MSN Messenger is subject to language base. Setting Up Before you can connect. 4 To sign in. divided into Online and Not Online categories. Working With Contacts The MSN Messenger window shows all of your messenger contacts at a glance. If you have a Hotmail or MSN account.
or tap My Text to enter a preset message. and then tap Send. To unblock a contact. look for a message under the text entry area. tap Start → Windows Media. tap Menu → My Status → Appear Offline. To know if the contact you are chatting with is responding. To revert back to your chat window. You can play Windows Media and MP3 files on your Pocket PC. To switch to Windows Media Player for Pocket PC. 118 Using Companion Programs . and then tap the contact you want to invite. To invite another contact to a multiuser chat. tap and hold the contact. tap Start → Help. tap Start → Help.0 for Pocket PC to play digital audio and video files that are stored on your device or on a network. • • • For more information on using MSN Messenger. Use Windows Media Player on your computer to copy digital audio and video files to your Pocket PC. Enter your message in the text entry area at the bottom of the screen. and then tap Unblock on the pop-up menu. Chatting With Contacts • Tap a contact name to open a chat window. you appear offline but remain on the blocked contact's list. To switch back to the main window without closing a chat. tap the Contacts icon. For more information about using Windows Media Player for Pocket PC. tap Chats. and select the person with whom you were chatting. tap Menu → Chats → Invite. Microsoft Windows Media® Player for Pocket PC Use Windows Media Player 10. If you block a contact.To see who is online without them seeing you.
right-click the mobile favorite and click Properties. To create a mobile favorite on your computer and download it to your device: 1 On your computer. 5 In Internet Explorer on the computer. Synchronizing mobile favorites downloads web content to your device. enter a new name in the Name box. Connect to an Internet service provider (ISP) or network and browse the web. see "Getting Connected" on page 93. For more information on connecting to the Internet. Using Companion Programs 119 . 4 Click OK. tap Start → Internet Explorer Mobile. • When the device is connected to an ISP or network. Mobile Favorites If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.Using Internet Explorer Mobile Use Internet Explorer Mobile to view Web or WAP pages: • During synchronization with your computer. Use the Internet Explorer plug-in installed with Microsoft ActiveSync® to create mobile favorites quickly.0 or later on your computer. download your favorite links and mobile favorites that are stored in the Mobile Favorites subfolder in Internet Explorer on your computer. open Internet Explorer and click Tools → Create Mobile Favorite. you can download mobile favorites to your device. To use Internet Explorer Mobile. you can also download files and programs from the Internet or intranet. Internet Explorer downloads the latest version of the page to your computer. 2 To change the link name. 3 Specify an update schedule next to Update (optional). so that you can view pages while you are disconnected from your ISP and computer.
If you did not specify an update schedule in step 3. The date in the Last Updated column was the last time content was downloaded to the computer. and then click Customize. 120 Using Companion Programs . For more information. you need to manually download content to keep the information updated on your computer and device. You can manually download content. In Internet Explorer on your computer. specify the number of levels deep you want to download. right-click the mobile favorite you want to change and click Properties. To minimize the amount of memory used: • Turn off pictures and sounds or stop some mobile favorites from being downloaded to the device in the Favorites settings in the ActiveSync options. • Mobile Favorites Folder Only items stored in the Mobile Favorites subfolder (in the Favorites folder) in Internet Explorer on your computer are synchronized with your device. click Tools in Internet Explorer on your computer and click Synchronize. Before synchronizing with your device. go only one level deep. To conserve device memory. if necessary. click View →Toolbars. In Internet Explorer on the computer. Limit the number of downloaded linked pages. see ActiveSync Help on your computer. On the Download tab. 7 Synchronize your device and computer.6 In the Download tab. The folder was created automatically when you installed ActiveSync. NOTE: You can add an icon to the Internet Explorer toolbar for creating mobile favorites. specify 0 or 1 for the number of linked pages you want to download. Mobile favorites stored in the Mobile Favorites folder in Internet Explorer are downloaded to your device. Conserving Memory Mobile favorites take up storage memory on your device.
see ActiveSync Help on your computer. Browsing Mobile Favorites and the Web You can use Internet Explorer Mobile to browse mobile favorites and channels that you have downloaded to your device without connecting to the Internet. The computer and the device are updated. For more information on synchronization.Favorite Links During synchronization. You can also connect to the Internet through an ISP or a network connection and browse the Web. Unless you mark the favorite link as a mobile favorite. the list of favorites in the Mobile Favorites folder on your computer is synchronized with Internet Explorer Mobile on your device. favorites icon Using Companion Programs 121 . with changes made to either list. each time you synchronize. only the link is downloaded to your device—you need to connect to your ISP or network to view the content.
If the page is not on your device. or connect to the Internet to view the page.To view mobile favorites and channels: 1 Tap the favorites icon to display your list of favorites. and then tap Add to Favorites. set up a connection to your ISP or corporate network using Connections. To browse the Internet. the favorite is dimmed. 122 Using Companion Programs . enter the Web address you want and tap the icon to the right. To connect to and browse the Internet. as described in "Getting Connected" on page 93. you can either: • • Tap the Favorites icon and tap the favorite you want to view. or the down arrow to select previously entered addresses. 2 Tap the page you want to view. tap and hold the page. In the address field that appears at the top of the Internet Explorer screen. NOTE: To add a favorite link. The page that was downloaded the last time you synchronized with your computer appears. You need to synchronize with your computer again to download the page to your device. go to the page you want to add.
2 Insert the Getting Started CD into the computer’s CD-ROM drive. Maintenance and Troubleshooting 123 . 7 Follow the instructions on the screen to install the Self-Diagnostic Utility. This diagnostic utility tests many features of your device: buttons.Maintenance and Troubleshooting Maintaining the Axim To conduct periodic maintenance of your device. Installing the Diagnostic Utility To install the utility: 1 Create an ActiveSync connection between the device and a computer. tap Start → Programs → Axim Self-Diagnostics. operating system version. 4 On the tools selection menu. use the Dell Axim Self Diagnostic Utility available on the Getting Started CD. and USB Link Test. 5 Scroll down the list until you see Dell Axim X51/X51v Self-Diagnostic Utility. video play. Wireless. 6 Click Details→ Install. select Pocket PC Applications. driver. battery status. 3 Click Getting Started → Enhance Your Experience → Tools. To run a diagnostic. LED. mirror mode. Bluetooth.
For soft or hard reset. Flash II or Secure Digital Card has not been detected by the device. • Certain cards require their own software. To troubleshoot. Install the software. use a single solution from the bullet list or a combination of solutions in the given order. • Check the button lock on the left side of the system.Troubleshooting The following table lists some common problems you might face and their probable solutions. • Clean the touchscreen. • Check the button lock on the left side of the system. remove the card from the slot and hard reset the device. • Soft reset the device. System not responding to screen taps • Clean the touchscreen. • Check button assignment settings. System not responding to button commands 124 Maintenance and Troubleshooting . please refer to "Resetting the Axim" on page 53. if necessary. • If the card is not detected even after soft resetting the device. • Tap Unlock on the Today screen if it is in locked state. • Soft reset the device. Problem Solution Accessory with form factor as Compact • Remove the card from the slot and soft reset the device.
Click New Partnership to start a fresh search for devices. Try placing the GPS unit near the rear window. • Hard reset the device. then: • Tap Start → Settings → Dell Axim Executive Keyboard • Tap Enable and try to setup the keyboard again • Replace the batteries in the keyboard. • Hard reset the device and clear data. • Hard reset the device but do not clear data. Right FN for 3-5 seconds. Many new cars from VW. • Soft reset the device. BMW and Mercedes have a metal UV filter in the front window preventing GPS signals. • Soft reset the device. Left FN. Bluetooth Keyboard not working GPS Unit not showing in Bluetooth Manager after new search No GPS signal when placed on the dashboard Maintenance and Troubleshooting 125 .Problem Device gives memory error Solution • Run the device self diagnostics. then reinstall keyboard driver. • Hold Left CTRL.
and click Help→Microsoft ActiveSync. For more information on troubleshooting Microsoft ActiveSync. 126 Maintenance and Troubleshooting . please refer to your soft copy manual in the CD shipped together with your keyboard. • Use Auto Detect in Navigation software to find correct COM port and Baud Rate.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/ help/activesync/default.Problem Solution Waiting for GPS signal or no GPS Info • Turn off and then turn on the GPS in GPS Status Window unit. Troubleshooting Microsoft ActiveSync To view the Microsoft ActiveSync Help with your Dell Axim HandHelds on your computer. • Check Bluetooth Manager for serial port connection.Top of unit must be able to "see" the sky. launch Microsoft ActiveSync. see http://www. • Check GPS unit location .mspx For more troubleshooting steps.
File Download Security Warning The following File Download Security Warning message appears when attempting to install software programs on your Dell system running Microsoft® Window® XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). As a safety precaution. Maintenance and Troubleshooting 127 . NOTE: This warning does not indicate a problem with your Dell system. This occurs regardless of who makes the software you are attempting to install. the File Download Security Warning appears whenever you attempt to install a software program on your system.
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0 software for Pocket PC Premium Edition Processor Display Type Hi Size Med Low Resolution LCD brightness QVGA. VGA TFT Color 16-bit.Appendix Specifications System Information Hi Med Low Hi Memory Med Low Operating System Intel® XScale™ PXA270 processor at up to 624 MHz Intel® XScale™ PXA270 processor at up to 520 MHz Intel® XScale™ PXA270 processor at up to 416 MHz 64 MB/256 MB NAND Flash ROM 64 MB/128 MB NAND Flash ROM 64 MB/128 MB NAND Flash ROM Microsoft® Windows Mobile™ Version 5.536 colors (QVGA) 480 x 640 at 65.536 colors (VGA) QVGA:100 nits VGA: 100 nits Appendix 129 . transflective display 3.7 inches (VGA) 3.5 inches (QVGA TFT) 3.5 inches (QVGA TFT) 240 x 320 at 65. touch-sensitive.
Messaging.2 (115 kbps) one Secure Digital memory card slot (3.3v) Cradle/synchronization connector 36-pin connector Audio stereo headphone with mono microphone supported connector 130 Appendix . Contacts.3v) supports 1-bit and 4-bit SDIO card one CompactFlash Type II card slot (3. Home power on/off on/off button for WLAN/Bluetooth® wireless technology voice record button reset button lock button Lights: synchronization/communication event notification charge status Expansion Slots Secure Digital memory card CompactFlash card Ports and Connectors Infrared standard v1.Controls and Lights Navigation Buttons: 5-way navigation button four program buttons: Calendar.
025-.1-KHz sample rate full duplex record and playback integrated stereo connector Hi Marathon Appendix 131 .0 mm (4. 8.9 mm (0.2 oz) VGA with standard battery 167 g (5. Audio Audio controller Stereo conversion Record Microphone/speaker Headphone Graphics WM8750L sound chip 16-bit stereo.9 oz) VGA with standard battery NOTE: The weight described refers to the device.0 mm (2.67 inch) 175 g (6.Physical Dimensions: Length Width Height Weight Hi Med Low 119.0-. 11.69 inches) 73.87 inches) 16. 22. not including the CompactFlash card or the Secure Digital memory card.05-. and 44.9 oz) VGA with standard battery 167 g (5.
Wireless Connectivity WLAN (802. diagnostics. 1–13 (Europe and Japan) 13.5 Mbps.497 GHz 1–11 (North America). ping Wi-Fi certified green (WLAN status) blue (Bluetooth wireless technology status) manual radio on/off (hardware button and software switch) to comply with aviation restrictions 2. 3. 5. compatible Bluetooth 1.4–2. site survey. Max 4 dBm o/p power. includes manager for Bluetooth with wireless technology. Class II device.11b 802.11b SDIO card only (CF not supported) IEEE 802.11b 1 Mbps. DBSPK (1 Mbps) ad-hoc and infrastructure 2.5 Mbps). DQPSK (2 Mbps). UART interface Bluetooth wireless technology 132 Appendix .5 Mbps automatic location profile.4-GHz ISM band operation.0 dBm maximum indoor — up to 10 m (120 ft) at 5 Mbps and 75 m at 0.3V operation. 2 Mbps. current link status.11b) Hi Med Low Network standard Data rate Modulation Network architecture Operating frequencies Operating channels RF output power Range Client utility Software support Lights Switch 802. 11 Mbps CCK (11 Mbps. 5.2 wireless technology.
rechargeable battery (standard) 2200-mAh lithium-ion removable.4 A 5. rechargeable battery (optional) Backup AC adapter: Supply voltage Frequency Current consumption Output voltage Output current Environmental Temperature range: operating storage Thermal gradient: operating storage Relative humidity (maximum): operating storage 10% to 90% non-condensing 5% to 95% non-condensing 15°C (59°F) per hour maximum 20°C (68°F) per hour maximum 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F) –20° to 60°C (–4° to 140°F) 100–240 VAC 50–60 Hz 0.4 VDC 2.41 A Capacitor to preserve RTC data Appendix 133 .Power Supply Battery type: Main 1100-mAh lithium-ion removable.
Environmental (continued) Altitude (maximum): operating storage Maximum shock (measured with a 2 ms half-sine pulse): operating storage Maximum vibration (using a randomvibration spectrum that simulates user environment): operating storage 2.41 GRMS 200 G 400 G 0 to 3048 m (0 to 10.000 ft) 0 to 12.190 m (0 to 40.000 ft) 134 Appendix .6 GRMS 3.
and Tasks. Using POP3. Any information stored in RAM is lost when you perform a reset. I M A P — Internet message access protocol — A standard client/server protocol that allows you to access your e-mail from your device. 1 1 ( W I -F I ) — A wireless technology standard for mid-range networking devices that allows for enabled devices to automatically recognize each other. RAM — random-access memory — The primary temporary storage area for program instructions and data. such as Calendar. P I M — personal information manager — A program that stores and organizes your personal information.Glossary 8 0 2 . you must download your e-mail to your device to view and browse your messages. recharge its battery. username. and browse your e-mail on the ISP’s server. A LAN usually is confined to a building or a few nearby buildings. Glossary 135 . CRADLE — A device that allows your handheld device to synchronize with a computer. Using IMAP you can store . Contacts. P O P 3 — post office protocol 3 — A standard client/server protocol that allows you to access your e-mail on the ISP’s server. The ISP typically provides you with a software package. L A N — local area network — A computer network covering a small area. and access websites. D H C P — dynamic host configuration protocol — A communication protocol that allows network administrators to manage and automate the assignment of Internet Protocol addresses to computers in a network. C O M P A C T F L A S H C A R D — A removable card that is used to expand the capabilities of a device. Common types of CompactFlash cards include memory and wireless cards. A LAN can be connected to another LAN over any distance via telephone lines and radio waves to form a wide area network (WAN). Messaging. R AS — remote access server — A type of server that allows users to access a network from a remote location. B L U E T O O T H ® WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY — A wireless technology standard for short-range (10 m [30 ft]) networking devices that allows for enabled devices to automatically recognize each other. I S P — Internet service provider — A company that allows you to access its host server to connect directly to the Internet. I N F R A R E D S E N S O R — A port that allows you to transfer data between the computer and infrared-compatible devices without using a cable connection. and run on AC power. send and receive e-mail. and access phone numbers for a fee.
R O M — read-only memory — Memory that stores data and programs that cannot be deleted or written to by the device. you can synchronize the files on your computer with the files on your handheld device. SMTP is typically coupled with POP3 or IMAP . T C P / I P — transmission control protocol/Internet protocol — The basic communication language of the Internet. For example. Some programs essential to the operation of your device reside in ROM. and other devices. SERIAL CONNECTOR — An I/O port often used to connect devices such as a handheld digital device or digital camera to your computer. retains its contents after you perform a reset. S E C U R E D I G I T A L M E M O R Y C A R D — A type of removable memory commonly used in digital cameras. cell phones. 136 Glossary . printer. or storage devices. Secure Digital memory cards are approximately the size of a postage stamp. Devices are plugged directly into a 4-pin socket on your computer or into a multiport hub that plugs into your computer. mouse. S M S — short message service — A service that is capable of sending short messages to wireless devices. WA P — wireless application protocol — A standardization for the way that wireless devices access the Internet. handheld devices. SYNCHRONIZATION — An automated process that replaces the files in one location with the most updated files from another location. and they can also be daisy-chained together. imaging devices. S D R A M — synchronous dynamic random-access memory — A type of DRAM that is synchronized with the optimal clock speed of the microprocessor. U S B — universal serial bus — A hardware interface for a low-speed device such as a USB-compatible keyboard. set of speakers. S M T P — simple mail transfer protocol — A type of protocol used for sending and receiving e-mail. ROM. TCP/IP can also be used as a communication protocol in an intranet or extranet. joystick. SYNC CABLE — A cable through which you can connect a handheld device to a computer to transfer or synchronize files. V P N — virtual private network — A set of communication protocols that allows remote users to securely access a network. broadband devices (DSL and cable modems). USB devices can be connected and disconnected while the computer is turned on. unlike RAM. scanner.
83 cradle connecting to a computer. 76 buttons about. 40 Contacts. 59 communicating with other devices. 81 Categories. 82 finding. 41 D data backing up. 40 reset. 48 B battery charging. 42 using and installing. 81 audio Media player. 47 Calendar. 40 Home. 39 computer connecting to. 92 Index 137 . 48. 57 record. 82 creating. 40 locations. 62 delete Using File Explorer. 80 appointments. 81 meeting requests. 78 appointments scheduling. 44 main. 93 CompactFlash about. 39 navigator. 52 slot. 91 C Calendar about. 118 notifications. 67 Bluetooth settings.Index A ActiveSync installing. 42 block recognizer. 52 installing. 40 program buttons. 51 Contacts about. 79 command bar.
delete a contact. 47 disconnecting dial-up connection. 104 from a network. 114 tips. 114 delete a file in PowerPoint. 121 favorite links. 86 ethernet connection. 127 files backing up. 69 e-mail composing messages. 100 input panel. 60 delete a file in Excel. 105 E editing written text. 86 organizing. 61 H help ActiveSync Help. 116 delete a file in Word. 62 finding and organizing. 103 Excel about. 115 I icons program. 52 locations. 104 from a cable or cradle. 72 expansion slots CompactFlash. 87 Messaging. 104 drawing creating. 39 F File Download Security Warning. 65 Internet connecting to. 89 synchronizing. 93 Internet Explorer browsing the web. 88 connecting to a server. 105 finding. 58 status. 112 device Buttons and the Stylus. 113 delete files. 119-120 138 Index . 87. 104 infrared sensor. 56 infrared using. 105 message list. 121 mobile favorites. 72 drawing on the Screen.
117 working with contacts. 79 pop-up menus. 59 network connecting to. 107 Calendar. 107 adding programs using ActiveSync. 85 notifications about. 74 inserting. 120 Messaging about. 108 Excel Mobile. 113 Media Player. 101 MSN Messenger about. 86 MSN Messenger. 93 Notes creating. 91 L letter recognizer. 118 meeting requests creating. 118 Messaging. 66 N navigation bar. 81 memory conserving. 116 print-style text converting written text to. 67 M Media Player about. 86 microphone recording a message. 115 delete files. 117 My Text. 60 PowerPoint about. 57 adding and removing. 73 Microsoft ® ActiveSync ® . 116 setting up. 56 P Pocket Outlook about. 67-68 programs accessing.0. 85 modem connection.K keyboard soft. 77 Microsoft ® Windows Mobile™ Version 5. 82 downloading. 74 Index 139 . 116 Notes. 80 Contacts.
48 R recording voice messages. 66 written. 75 U Unpacking Your Device. See notifications rename Using File Explorer. 10. 53 T Tasks about. 50 synchronizing with your computer. 67-68 transcriber. 53 location. 65 typing. 74 settings Connections tab. 92 using the Batteries. 41 resetting the Axim.programs (continued) Pocket Outlook. 83 Word Mobile. 51 software. 109 Start menu. See programs specifications. 109 Switcher Bar. 44 Settings. 76 Personal tab. 37 using Cards. 73 reminders. 67-68 editing. 83 creating. 42 140 Index . 69 input panel. 58 sync cable connecting to a computer. 83 text converting written text to print-style text. 75 System tab. 58 Tasks. 111 projector. 39 Service Tag. 79 PowerPoint Mobile. 68 S Secure Digital card slot installing cards. 92 reset button. 47 Switcher Bar. 115 removing. 52 Using File Explorer delete. 129 stylus using.
72 letter recognizer. 67-68 drawing.Using the Power Button. 68 Index 141 . 45 V video Media Player. 103 W Word about. 67 converting written text to print-style text. 112 writing block recognizer. 67 on the screen. 118 VPN connection. 47 Using Your Axim. 111 delete files. 68 transcriber.
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