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Alice MOBILE E169 User Manual

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....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5 Outbox ................5 Inbox ........................3 Statistics Information.........................................................................................13 5 Settings and Information Query.........1 Launching the Alice MOBILE E169..............................................................................................................1 2 Internet Services..............................................................................................................................................................................................................16 Startup Settings..................................................................................................................................1 Interface Overview .................10 Phonebook Management on the SIM/USIM Card ..........................12 Import/Export ...................................................................................................................................................................................................7 Viewing a Message on the SIM/USIM Card................7 Text Message Settings ...............................................................7 Important..................................................................................21 i ................15 Choosing a Device...................................................10 Phonebook Management in Local......................8 4 Phonebook............................................................................3 3 Text Services ..............................................................................17 Connection Profile Settings....................Contents 1 Description of the Alice MOBILE E169 GUI ......................................................................................................................................................18 6 FAQs...........................17 Network Settings .....................................................................................................5 Creating and Sending a Message ....................................................................................................................................................................15 Switching a Language ..20 7 Acronyms and Abbreviations...............................................................................................................3 Accessing the Internet ..................... Deleted and Reports .................................. Draft...............................16 Viewing Diagnostics Information ............................................................................................................15 PIN Operations ........................................................................................................................................................................................................

Interface Overview Shortcut Icons The following table lists the shortcut icons provided by the Alice MOBILE E169. Query the statistics of the transferred data. double-click the shortcut icon of the Alice MOBILE E169 on the desktop. contact your service provider. The SIM/USIM card is supplied by the service provider. Contact your service provider to check whether a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM)/ UMTS Service Identity Module (USIM) card is required. 1 . If you fail to enter the correct PIN or PIN Unblocking Key (PUK) code. the network-related functions would be unavailable. For details. Display the Text interface. Click… To… Display the Connection interface. enter the correct PIN and click OK.1 Note: Description of the Alice MOBILE E169 GUI Launching the Alice MOBILE E169 To launch the program. When you are required to enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) code.

: Data download is in progress. the number of unread message(s) is displayed. Displays the profile of the current network. Unread message Network connection 2 . View the help information. : The network is disconnected. Status Information Network signal Network information New message Description Indicates the signal strength of the network. the Prompt dialog box is displayed. the icon flashes. Display the Connect History interface.Click… To… Display the Phonebook interface. On the lower right corner of the PC screen. Status Information The following table lists the status information. When you move the cursor to the icon. The information of the network connection: Transferred data : The network is connected. when a new message is received: In the status bar. : Data upload is in progress. If the text message prompt is enabled. the icon flashes. When there is an unread message: In the status bar.

Transfer: To view the uploaded/downloaded speed and data of the current connection. 4. click the following tabs to display the corresponding diagram. 2. Launch the browser on the PC to access the internet. data statistics. Click Connect to set up the connection. Viewing the Statistics Information To view the statistics information. and transferred rate. Click to display the statistics interface. you can access the network through the Alice MOBILE E169. 3. do as follows: 1. . When the connection is established. 2. choose Disconnect to disconnect from the network. do as follows: 1. last reset time. Note: Statistics Information You can use the Statistics function to check the network traffic. When the connection is established. In the navigation tree. Internet Services After setting the network and connection profiles. 3 . Statistics: To view the duration of the current connection.2 Accessing the Internet To access the Internet. Click Select the correct profile in the drop-down list. and daily/monthly/yearly uploaded and downloaded data. the main interface displays the details of the current network that include connection duration.

right-click a tab. Resetting the Statistics Information To reset the statistics information. 3. In the navigation tree. In the Confirm dialog box.Note: The statistical data of the traffic is only for your reference. do as follows: 1. click Yes. 4 . 2. The actual traffic information is accounted on the basis of the traffic data collected by the operator. Choose Reset Statistics.

Click Choose Local > Inbox to display the Inbox interface.048 characters in a message each time.3 Creating and Sending a Message 1.. part of the message 5 . to display the New interface. Then enter the name/phone number of the message sender. 2. to display the Text interface. The local mailbox can store the messages without any limit on the capacity and messages can be easily managed. Click Save: To save the message as a draft.. the message is saved in the Draft. 2.. If you click Yes in the Confirm dialog box. Enter the message content. Click to display the Text interface. 5. 3. To display the Inbox interface. Then select a phone number in the Select Number interface. Text Services The Alice MOBILE E169 provides Text services. do as follows: 1.". you can choose the following options: Click Send: To send the message. 4. Note: Inbox Inbox stores the received messages. You can group send a message to up to 20 phone numbers. After the content is edited. You can enter up to 2. Each number should be separated by ". Searching a Message Click . Click Enter the recipient number by using one of the following options: Click Send To. Enter the recipient number directly. Click Close: To exit edit of the current message.

You can forward only one message a time. You can also click the shortcut icons displayed above the message list to perform the following operations: : Reply to the selected message. Reply: In the Edit interface. 2. a list of the matched messages is updated automatically according to the information entered. Save Number: In the New Contact interface. enter other information (including contact name. and save the contact. The messages deleted from the inbox are stored in the Deleted box. home number. : Delete the selected message. Click the selected message. The name and phone number of the message sender. Delete All: Delete all the messages in the inbox. re-edit the message and send it to the message sender. Right-click the selected message for the following options: Edit: Re-edit the message. 3. No result is displayed when no matched message is found. : Forward the selected message. email address and remarks). Note: 6 . and click the selected messages. You can press and hold Shift or Ctrl. message content. Delete: Delete the message. Forward: Forward the message to another person. and received time are displayed below the message list. Viewing a Message To view a message in the inbox. business number. Note: You can enter part of the message content to search. Display the Text interface and select a message to read. or. do as follows: 1.content or received time of the message. you can press Ctrl+A to select all the messages in the list. The matched contacts in the searched group are displayed. When you search a message.

Viewing a Message on the SIM/USIM Card If a SIM/USIM card is used on the terminal. do as follows: 1. 7 . Deleted and Reports Important stores your important messages. For details. Note Contact your service provider to check whether a SIM/USIM card is required. refer to Inbox. If you delete the messages in the Deleted box. including the messages sent both successfully and unsuccessfully. you can save the sent and received messages on the SIM/USIM card. contact your service provider. Deleted stores the messages deleted from the local mailbox. refer to Inbox. Draft stores the drafts unsent messages. the messages will be deleted permanently. Be cautious while performing the operation. Reports stores the delivery notifications received when messages are delivered. The messages saved on the SIM/USIM card can be operated in the same manner as the messages in the local message box. Note: Important. Click to display the Text interface. Note: For details. The Deleted box does not store the messages deleted from the SIM/USIM card. To display the Outbox interface. 2.Outbox Outbox stores the sent messages. The SIM/USIM card is supplied by the service provider.. For details. Draft. For details. refer to Inbox. Choose Local > Outbox to display the Outbox interface.

click OK. When a new message is received. 1. the messages are deleted from the SIM/USIM card. and the sent messages on the SIM/USIM card are moved to the local outbox. The messages saved on the terminal can be operated in the same manner as the messages on the SIM/USIM card. the selected text message tone is played. click Stop to stop playing the text message tone. Right-click the selected message(s) for the following options: Move to Local: Move the selected messages from the SIM/USIM card to Local. Move All to Local: Move all the messages from the SIM/USIM card to Local. Click Click the SIM/USIM tab. to display the Text interface. If the terminal does not require a SIM/USIM card. Click Close to view the message later. 2. Text Alerts Settings You can select the visual prompt and audio prompt. and click the Text Message folder. You can move a message from the SIM/USIM card to the local inbox or local outbox. You can: Click View to view the new message. 8 . The received messages on the SIM/USIM card are moved to the local inbox. You can perform the following operations: Click Browse to select a text message tone file. 4. Select one or more contacts in the contact list. Click Test to play the text message tone. 3. a dialog box is displayed. When the messages on the SIM/USIM card are moved to Local. Note: Text Message Settings Choose Tools > Option. you can save the sent and received messages on the terminal. Option Show a notification when a new text message arrives Play a sound when a new text message arrives Description When a new text message is received. 5. In the Confirm dialog box.

Requesting a Delivery Report You can select Request delivery report to enable the delivery report function.wav or *. 9 . If no information exists or the information is deleted by mistake. 24 Hours. the network can deliver a status report of the sent message.Note: The text message tone can be a *. Setting the Storage Mode You can storage the text messages in the USIM/SIM card or on the pc by selecting the storage mode. When the SIM/USIM card is inserted. Setting the Message Center Number and Message Validity Period The information of message center number is provided with the SIM/USIM card. When the function is enabled. The message validity period is the period for storing messages in the message center. the information is changed automatically. 30 Days and Maximum. including options such as 12 Hours.mid file. contact your card provider.

Click Local in the navigation tree. 3. Enter the information. Then enter the contact information. Phonebook You can manage contacts in the phonebook conveniently with the Alice MOBILE E169. .4 Phonebook Management in Local To enter the local phonebook. 2. 2. 10 . Creating a Contact 1. Note: Searching a Contact Click Note: You can enter any part of the contact information to search. do as follows: 1. The contact information cannot be null or only contain spaces or new-line characters. When no matching contact is found in the group. Click OK to save the contact. The matched contacts in the searched group are displayed. When you search the contact. Click to display the Phonebook interface. no result is displayed. Click to display the New Contact interface. Each field of the contact information is supported. the contact list is updated automatically according to the information entered.

and choose Rename Group. You can manage only local contacts by group. Enter the local phonebook. select a contact to view. The contact name. 2. Select a group to modify the name. office number. Right-click the selected group in the navigation tree. Note: 11 . Note: Modifying a Group Name 1. You cannot rename the two default groups. Enter the group name. do as follows: 1. mobile number. 3. You can also click the shortcut icons displayed above the contact list to perform the following operations: : Edit the selected contact. Enter the new group name.Viewing a Contact To view a contact. 2. Local and SIM/USIM Card. and remarks are displayed below the contact list. and choose New Group. : Delete the selected contact. Group Management Creating a Group You can create a group to manage local contacts by category. Click the selected message. 3. Send: Send a message or business card to the mobile number of the contact. 2. Right-click Local in the navigation tree. The group name cannot be null or identical to an existing group. Right-click the selected message for the following options: Edit Contact: Change the information of the contact. 1. : Send a message or business card to the mobile number of the contact. email address. Delete Contact: Delete the contact. home number.

Select a contact to remove. otherwise. 1.Adding a Contact To add a contact from Local to another group. the contact(s) are moved to another group. 2. Click Enter the information. 2. 3. The contact is removed from the group but not deleted. contacts in the group cannot be deleted. do as follows: 1. Right-click the selected contact and choose Remove from Group. do as follows: 1. Removing a Contact Note: Deleting a Group 1. The contacts saved on the terminal can be operated in the same manner as the contacts on the SIM/USIM card. refer to Phonebook Management in Local. 3. Drag the selected contacts to another group. Note: To add a contact to a group. 12 . For details. or right-click in the contact list and choose New Contact. When you drag the selected contact(s). When you delete a group. Select a group in the navigation tree. Right-click a group in the navigation tree and choose Delete Group. Note: Phonebook Management on the SIM/USIM Card You can save the contacts on the SIM/USIM card. Select one or more contacts in Local. . 2. 2. The contacts remain in the phonebook of Local or in other groups. press Ctrl to copy the contact(s) to another group. Display the contact list of a group. Click OK.

Choose a file to import the contacts. The contacts saved on the terminal can be operated in the same manner as the contacts on the SIM/USIM card. you can save the contacts on the terminal. 6. Click Open to display the Map interface. Drag the value in the file to the corresponding field on the right. The SIM/USIM card is supplied by the service provider. contact your service provider. Click OK. 2. Import/Export You can export the contacts from Local or the SIM/USIM card to a *. 4. Right-click the contact list and choose Import Contacts.csv file to the local phonebook or the SIM/USIM card. The content of the imported contacts is not affected. 3.Note: Contact your service provider to check whether a SIM/USIM card is required. Note: In the local phonebook. select one or more contacts. When you import contacts to the SIM/USIM card. 5.csv file to phonebook in Local or the SIM/USIM card. If the terminal does not require a SIM/USIM card. and import the contacts from a *. the import stops automatically. For details.csv file. if its capacity is full. Importing Contacts You can import the contacts from a *. The maximum number of contacts that can be saved on the SIM/USIM card is subject to the capacity of the SIM/USIM card. Drag the contact(s) to the SIM/USIM card in the navigation tree. Note: 13 . Click Click Local or SIM/USIM in the navigation tree. to display the Phonebook interface. Then the contact(s) are exported to the phonebook of the SIM/USIM card. 1.

or you can press Ctrl+A to select all the contacts in the list. and click the selected contacts.Exporting Contacts You can export contacts from the local phonebook and the SIM/USIM card. Click 2. 1. 5.csv file. Click Local or SIM/USIM in the navigation tree. Note: You can press and hold Shift or Ctrl. 14 . Select the path to save the contact(s). Select one of the following operations: Right-click the contact list and select Export All Contacts. The exported contacts can only be saved in a *. Select one or more contacts and right-click to select Export Selected Contacts. Enter the file name and click Save. to display the Phonebook interface. 3. 4.

Enter the new PIN code again. To enable: Choose Tools > PIN Operations > Enable PIN Verification. Modifying the PIN Code 1. To disable: Choose Tools > PIN Operations > Disable PIN Verification. In the Modify PIN dialog box. You can modify the PIN code and enable/disable the PIN verification. 2. PIN Operations If a SIM/USIM card is used on the terminal. enter the current PIN code and the new PIN code. you need to verify the PIN code when launching the Alice MOBILE E169 again. Click OK to complete the modification. If it is enabled. 3. The PIN code should be a numeric string of 4~8 digits. Choose Tools > PIN Operations > Modify PIN. contact your service provider. you can choose Tools > Language to switch the languages.5 Settings and Information Query Switching a Language The Alice MOBILE E169 provides several interface languages. During the running of the software. Note: The PIN code and PIN Unblocking Key (PUK) code are provided along with the SIM/USIM card. For details. the Personal Identity Number (PIN) code protects your card from unauthorized use. Note: 15 . Enabling/Disabling the PIN Verification You can enable the PIN verification. 4.

4. the connected terminals are displayed on the Choose Device interface. Note: Unlocking the PIN 1. Click OK to complete the verification. 2. 16 . you can change or choose a device when running of the Alice MOBILE E169. and IMSI number. you need to enter the correct PIN code to use the network-related functions. Choosing a Device The Alice MOBILE E169 can support different terminal products. If two or more terminals are found. When the SIM/USIM card is locked. hardware version. 1. Enter the new PIN code. Enter the correct PIN code. however.Entering the PIN Code When the PIN verification is enabled. 3. 2. such as the number of messages and contacts saved on the SIM/USIM card. firmware version. the Unlock PIN dialog box is displayed after you start the Alice MOBILE E169. Select a device in the device list. You can choose a terminal to run and click OK. the Enter PIN dialog box is prompted. 3. you can. Enter the correct PUK code. 1. Click OK to terminate the current terminal and switch to the selected one. Viewing Diagnostics Information Choose Tools > Diagnostics to view information of the Alice MOBILE E169 and SIM/USIM card. Click OK to complete the modification. 3. After the Alice MOBILE E169 is launched. When the Alice MOBILE E169 is launched. If you enter the wrong PIN codes for a preset number of times. Choose Tools > Choose Device. the SIM/USIM card is locked and you cannot use it until you enter the PUK code. If two or more supported terminals are connected with the PC. it searches the matched terminal automatically. The Alice MOBILE E169 prompts you with the remaining number of attempts for entering the PIN code or the PUK code. 2. dial emergency numbers. When the SIM/USIM card is locked.

Select Minimize window on startup: The interface of the Alice MOBILE E169 is automatically minimized after the Alice MOBILE E169 is launched. 17 . In the navigation tree. Select Auto search and register or Manual search and register. You can choose the following options: Select Launch on Windows startup: The Alice MOBILE E169 launches automatically along with Windows. 2. In the Network Type drop-down combo box. 2. Click Apply. 1. 3. Startup Settings You can set the Alice MOBILE E169 to launch automatically along with Windows and minimize the interface after the startup. 1. select the corresponding network type. do as follows: 1. select the corresponding frequency band. Click the Network Type tab. Click General in the navigation tree. 2. 3. 2. Click OK to save the settings. Click the Registration Mode tab. Choose Tools > Options. Selecting a Registration Mode You can set the search and registration mode after selecting the network type. 4. Selecting a Network Type You can select different network types to search and access the network. 4. Click OK to save and enable the settings. XX stands for the number of messages/contacts and YY stands for the capacity of the SIM/USIM card. 5. The diagnostic information is subject to the terminal that is used.Note: The number of messages/contacts saved on the SIM/USIM card is displayed as XX/YY. In the Band down-drop list box. click Network. Network Settings To display the Network interface. Choose Tools > Options. 1.

and WINS. Manual Search and Register 1. access number. select a setting. the terminal product can automatically search and register to a supplied network. 3. 2. In the Profile Name drop-down combo box. click Profile Management. 4. Click Refresh. or click No to cancel the settings. DNS. 3. For details about setting the profile. access number. 2. Click Yes to save the settings. authentication protocol. or. 18 . contact your service provider. Click OK and the Prompt dialog box is displayed. Editing a Dial-up Profile 1. Click the Dial-Up tab. and select a default device. 3. Click Yes to save the settings. APN name and APN status. Click New to set the profile name.Auto Search and Register When you select Auto search and register. Click OK to save the advanced settings and return to the Dial-Up interface. In the navigation tree. 3. Click Register. user name. password. Click Advanced to set the IP information. Select an operator name in the list. Select Manual search and register. Click OK to save the advanced settings and return to the Dial-Up interface. password. authentication protocol. user name. Note: Creating a Dial-up Profile 1. and select a default device. 6. 2. Click Edit to modify the profile name. Click OK and the Prompt dialog box is displayed. 2. Access Point Name (APN) and APN status. click No to cancel the edits. Click Advanced to set the IP information. Connection Profile Settings To display the Dial-Up interface. Domain Name Server (DNS) and Windows Internet Name Service (WINS). do as follows: 1. 4. 4. 5. Choose Tools > Options. 5.

prof file to import. 2. 3. Then click Save. Note: 19 . Then click Open. 2. Click Yes to delete the setting. Select one or more network operators and click OK. 3. 3. Click Export and the Export interface is displayed. The dial-up profile of the selected operator is exported to a *. In the Profile Name drop-down combo box. Importing a Dial-up Profile 1. Select the path to save the file and enter the file name. Click Delete and the Prompt dialog box is displayed. In the Import interface. You can choose the following options: Select the 3G/GPRS network operator(s) in the list. prof file (a configuration file). Exporting a Dial-up Profile 1. Click Import and the Import interface is displayed. select a setting.Deleting a Dial-up Profile 1. 2. Click Browse and choose a *. click OK. or click No to cancel the deletion.

the number of characters that are in excess will be deleted automatically. If the number of characters of the pasted information exceeds the limit. select Show a notification when a new text message arrives. Choose Tools > Options > Text Message. a maximum of 2048 English characters can be entered. Check whether you have activated the wireless online service. Why is no prompt displayed when a message is received? The visual prompt of the messages is not set. Why only part of the pasted content is displayed during the edit? When editing a message. In the Text Message handing area. FAQs Check the network signal strength. You can ask the local network operator how to activate it. Why cannot the phone number be pasted? A valid phone number can only contain "0123456789#*+". 3. 2.6 What should I do if I cannot access the Internet? 1. Confirm that no other character is in the cut or copied text. 20 . check network settings according to the instructions in "Internet Services" on page 3. If the wireless online service is activated.

7 Numeric 3G A APN D DNS G GPRS P PIN PUK S SIM U USIM W WINS Acronyms and Abbreviations The Third Generation Access Point Name Domain Name Server General Packet Radio Service Personal Identification Number PIN Unblocking Key Subscriber Identity Module UMTS Service Identity Module Windows Internet Name Service 21 .