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Owner’s manual

Please read this manual carefully before operating
your device.
MODEL : PD251W/ PD251P/ PD251Y/ PD251TW

ENGLISH
Bluetooth®

The actual device may differ from the image.

Safety information WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN
CAUTION OR MOISTURE.
WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK confined space such as a book case or similar unit.
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: Do not use high voltage products around
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK this product (ex. Electrical swatter). This product may
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER- malfunction due to electrical shock.
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO
QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
This lightning flash with arrowhead instructions.
symbol within an equilateral triangle is Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided
intended to alert the user to the presence for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of
of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product and to protect it from over heating.
the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient The openings shall never be blocked by placing
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar
persons. surface. This product shall not be placed in a built-
The exclamation point within an in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
equilateral triangle is intended to alert proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s
the user to the presence of important instruction has been adhered to.
operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying the
product.

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CAUTION concerning the Power Cord The Power Plug is the disconnecting device. In case
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a of an emergency, the Power Plug must remain readily
dedicated circuit; accessible.

That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only This device is equipped with a portable battery or
that appliance and has no additional outlets or accumulator.
branch circuits. Check the specification page of this Safety way to remove the battery or the battery
owner’s manual to be certain. Do not overload wall from the equipment: Remove the old battery
outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged or battery pack, follow the steps in reverse order
wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or than the assembly. To prevent contamination of
damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous. the environment and bring on possible threat
Any of these conditions could result in electric to human and animal health, the old battery or
shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your the battery put it in the appropriate container
appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage at designated collection points. Do not dispose
or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the of batteries or battery together with other
appliance, and have the cord replaced with an exact waste. It is recommended that you use local,
replacement part by an authorized service center. free reimbursement systems for batteries and
Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical accumulators. The battery shall not be exposed to
abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention NOTICE: For safety making information including
to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord product identification and supply ratings, please
exits the appliance. refer to the main label inside the apparatus.

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CAUTION: yy The apparatus should not be exposed to water . yy It is recommended to use this product after touching any metal object which conducts electricity. such as lighted candles.40 °C). shouldn’t be placed on the When operating in cold weather. >>Caution CAUTION when using this product in yy The unit’s internal lithium battery should only be serviced by an authorised service centre. table-cloth. (For the appropriate use. shall not print. no less than 5 cm. the device apparatus. Bring it inside from the cold and yy Minimum distance around the apparatus for give about 10 min to adjust to the specified sufficient ventilation. environments of low humidity yy It may cause static electricity in environments of low humidity. such as vases.. it is yy The ventilation should not be impeded by recommended not to operate it outdoors in covering the ventilation openings with items.Note Device operating temperature (dripping or splashing) and objects filled with liquids. 4 .) as newspapers. such winter. Then try printing again. operating temperature (5 °C . yy No naked flame sources. should be placed on the apparatus. curtains etc.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Setting Bluetooth of iPhone . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 5 . 7 Notes on the printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Checking where to buy paper . . . . . . . . . . 7 Using the edit mode . . . . . . . . . . . 24 STEP 3 Inserting Photo Paper . . . . 9 Updating the device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 STEP 5 Printing Photo . . . . . . .Contents Installing App for Windows phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Checking Label . . 30 Installing App for iPhone . . . . 21 Power On / Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Printing using iPhone . . . . . . 6 Printing using Windows phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Specifications . . . . . . . . 16 Supplied items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Safety information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 STEP 1 Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Cleaning printer head using Smart Sheet 10 About photo paper . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Installing App for Android phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Printing using Android phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 About LED Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 STEP 4 Installing App . 23 STEP 2 Charging Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Setting Bluetooth of Windows phone . . 26 Paper Jam Solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 App Setting . . . 19 Product Overview . . .

USB cable etc.) (RESET)Reset hole Paper tray (CHARGE)Micro USB port (for recharging) 6 . (ex.STEP 1 Getting Started Product Overview LED indicator Supplied items (1) Power button Paper exit slot LG Pocket Photo Printer Simple manual USB cable yy Depending on the model or region. supplied items may differ.

7 . yy 0 % : flashes for about 30 sec. LED indicator Battery charging time : 1. see “About LED yy LG Pocket Photo is always charged when indicator”. and turns off.. yy For more information. Then printing is yy Power-off : Charging : Full charge : available.5 hours Checking the charging status with LED indicators flashes for 3 sec. Before using it.Power On / Off STEP 2 Charging Battery This device uses a built-in battery. connected to the power supply except for being printed.Note yy When turning the device on. to turn on or off. . fully charge the battery using a Smart phone USB data cable (Micro 5 pin) or adapter. (Refer to below) Press (1) power button for 2 sec.

(Charge in full to print in a row. printing is yy Do not disassemble or deform. yy When the battery is discharged. 1A or more. operational status and environment conditions. Certified/Listed Adapter which .yy To charge this product. yy Do not place near heating appliance. depending on the battery status. 8 .Note yy You can connect the device to PC using a complies with LPS. min. available after charging it for more than 10 yy Do not give shock on. but charging >>Caution time can be longer.) yy Avoid too high or low temperature or humidity. yy The operating time on battery may vary yy Handle with care during charging to prevent electric shock. Smart phone USB data cable.. you must always use a DC 5V.

Slide smart sheet (blue) and photo papers with White side up together into the paper slot. yy Once the pack is unwrap. keep the remaining papers after using in an airtight plastic bag. 9 . Smart Sheet will be ejected automatically before first printing. Arrange all papers and smart sheet to end yy Smart sheet and photo papers are not supplied. Smart Sheet with Barcode yy Do not insert more than 10 Photo papers and side down 1 Smart Sheet. of rear. Open the upper cover.STEP 3 Inserting Photo Paper 1. Otherwise 2 papers may be ejected at once or paper jam may occur. then close the upper cover. 2. Unpack the photo paper pouch you bought. Photo Paper 3.

this device scans the barcode of smart sheet to maintain optimized photo paper. yy If print quality is abnormal or low. yy Using smart sheet from other pouch may result in low quality. 10 . it should be used with photo papers in the same pouch. (It will be ejected before the first printing. remove foreign material of the head using cleaning feature.Cleaning printer head using Smart Note on Smart sheet Sheet When using Smart Sheet.) To maintain the best quality. print out the smart sheet 3-5 times repeatedly. photo papers from same pouch. Smart sheet (Cleaner) yy Reuse the smart sheet until use up the When you insert new smart sheet and photo papers.

About photo paper yy Handle with care not to get dirt on. sunlight or moisture. It Note on Photo paper may reduce the quality of the printed photo. Photo paper pouch yy Using photo papers from other company may result in malfunction. yy Once unpacked. 11 . Use exclusive photo paper for LG Pocket Photo. the print quality cannot be guaranteed. yy Do not place inside a car or. yy Using soiled paper may result in malfunction. paper jam or low quality. yy Do not damage or bend the papers. and it may cause damage of Pocket Photo. the papers may begin to curl up or discolor after a period of time. yy Ensure to use the papers within its valid date. when you touch the paper. It is recommended to use them as soon as possible. yy Do not leave in a place where the temperature or humidity is too high or low. expose to direct Otherwise.

head with scotch tape first. Using QR code yy If the photo paper has bent. clean using smart sheet and try again. it Installing App for Android phone may not be ejected properly. remove the foreign material of the Search for “LG Pocket Photo”. Bluetooth® From Play Store (Android market) In that case. And then. yy If this problem is not solved. please refer to “Troubleshooting”. Turn the device off and on STEP 4 Installing App again.Paper Jam Solution Do not pull the paper out. the paper will be ejected automatically. yy If there are foreign material or dust on the roller. Scan the QR code on the product box. 12 . paper jam may occur.

activate all modes and use pocket photo App. 13 . See “Help” for details App Setting For more information about the App. touch [ ] Bluetooth® Set the options in [Setting]. yy Bluetooth : Prints using Bluetooth yy To optimize printing photo.

2. touch [Settings]. When you find the device. Setting Bluetooth of iPhone 1. Using QR code Scan the QR code on the product box. touch [ ]. To connect your Pocket Photo device to the iPhone. Touch “Bluetooth” and touch the slider to turn Bluetooth [On]. touch the model name of Pocket Photo on the screen.Installing App for iPhone From App Store Search for “LG Pocket Photo”. On your iPhone’s home screen. See “Help” for details 3. discoverable mode. 14 . 4. turn on your device and make sure it is For more information about the App.

touch the model name of Pocket Photo on the list. turn on your device and make sure it is discoverable mode. Setting Bluetooth of Windows phone 1. After Checking [Connected].Installing App for Windows phone From Store Search for “LG Pocket Photo”. On your Windows phone home screen. 2. touch [Settings]. Select “Bluetooth” on the system and touch the slider to turn Bluetooth [On]. To connect your Pocket Photo device to Windows phone. 5. When you find the device. Run the App. 4. 15 . 3.

Select a photo to print. and start printing with the LED indicator turning on. yy To print. 1.STEP 5 Printing Photo Printing using Android phone Bluetooth® Printing using Bluetooth ( ) Bluetooth® Preparation : Turn the device on. then it will start searching for Bluetooth devices. and touch [ ]. Touch [OK]. touch [Pairing] or input the PIN code ‘0000’. yy If Smart Sheet is in the device. Run LG Pocket Photo App on Android phone. 2. To start printing. 4. set print mode or the number of photo on the preview screen. When LG Pocket Photo is paired for the first time. 3. 16 . [Bluetooth pairing request] appears. it will be ejected before the printing starts.

yy Setting screen may differ depending on the phone manufacturer. your device can not search for Bluetooth device.. yy The photo file less than 10 MB can be printed. You can print photos directly from Android phones or PC via Bluetooth without the App. some functions may be limited depending on conditions. 17 . when or [Menu]. >>Caution Choose a photo and select [Bluetooth] in [Share] yy Check the power of the Pocket Photo. yy When connecting to the other company’s smartphone..

the number of edge of the image can be cut photos printed.Setting Pocket Photo App of Android phone Prints without white space. . (The [ ] Paper Full You can check device/battery status.. the more the battery consumption is.) (To check [Device information]. Run LG Pocket Photo App on Android phone. The number of maximum prints may differ.Note yy The longer time you set [ Auto Power Off ] to. off. (White space can occur at the 1. 18 . (Default is [5 min].) Auto Power Off Set a time so that the device turns itself off.) 3.) And you can change setting of print mode and Auto [ ] Image Full Prints an image as a whole. MAC address and device version. Go to Setting. power off. Touch [Device Information]. 2. yy It is recommended to keep default setting of the device. set to [On] the Bluetooth of smartphone. edge of the paper.

set print mode or the number of photo on the preview screen. and start printing with the LED indicator turning on.Note In case of iPhone/iPad. 1. Touch [OK] to start printing.) iPad is paired to PocketPhoto automatically yy If Smart Sheet is in the device. yy If Bluetooth is not connected. “Do you want to print?” message appeares. Run LG Pocket Photo App on iPhone.Printing using iPhone Printing using Bluetooth ( ) Bluetooth® Preparation : Turn the device on.. Select a photo to print. yy To print. on your iPhone/iPad is on. it will be ejected when you turn on PocketPhoto if the Bluetooth before starting printing. and touch [ ]. “ Paired device not found” message is appeared. 19 . the last paired iPhone/ Bluetooth setting for iPhone. (refer to the . 3. 2.

Go to Setting.) 3. Run LG Pocket Photo App on iPhone.) And you can change setting of print mode and Auto [ ] Image Full Prints an image as a whole. (Default is [5 min]. . (The [ ] Paper Full You can check device/battery status. 2. off.Note yy The longer time you set [ Auto Power Off ] to. set to [On] the Bluetooth of iPhone. 20 . The number of maximum prints may differ.. edge of the paper. power off. (White space can occur at the 1.) (To check [Device information]. yy It is recommended to keep default setting of the device. Touch Setting options to change.Setting iPhone Pocket Photo App Prints without white space. the more the battery consumption is. MAC address and device version. the number of edge of the image can be cut photos printed.) Auto Power Off Set a time so that the device turns itself off.

) 21 . set print mode or the number of yy [ ] Paper Full: Prints without white space. (The photo on the preview screen. Print mode yy To print. 1. (White space can occur at the edge of the paper. check power of the device. Touch [OK] to start printing.Note yy If Smart Sheet is in the device.) yy [ ] Image Full: Prints an image as a whole. . “Do you want to print?” message appeares. 2. and touch [ ]. it will be ejected before starting printing. Run LG Pocket Photo App on Windows phone.Printing using Windows phone Printing using Bluetooth ( ) Bluetooth® Preparation : Turn the device on. select registered Pocket photo device or reset Bluetooth by selecting [Search]. yy If Bluetooth is not connected. yy If the printing is not started. and start printing with the LED indicator turning on.. 3. Select a photo to print. edge of the image can be cut off.

yy In case of Windows phone. Where to buy paper by touching [ ].Device information is not supported.) TMD*: TMD means colour correction data.com . touch yy You can check Manual. -.lge. yy The limitations of Windows Phone -. to print a photo in the normal folder via bluetooth it is available only when using the app. Share. You can download the Owner’s manual at http://popoguide.lg. under Downloadable. you can download the Pocket Photo update tool for Windows PCs. 22 . (At http://www.See “Help” for details Note on Windows Phone For more information about the App.Windows phone does not support firmware / * TMD update of Pocket Photo. App version and [ ] / [Help].com using PCs.

color or size using yy The printed image may differ from the orginal edition tool on the menu.) yy Once the battery is fully charged.) 23 . temperture.Using the edit mode Notes on the printing You can edit a photo quality. yy If there are more than a LG Pocket Photo device. the higher quality the printed photo has.humidity or printing method).) yy The higher resolution the image has. (The proper resolution is more than 1280 x 2448 pixel. (Refer to “Checking Label”. image due to the printing method (thermal transfer printing). Use the edit function with a variety of image correction filter yy Use the lastest App of LG Pocket Photo ( when printing a photo. you can print up to 20 papers in a row. check MAC address on the label to choose one you want to use. it makes optimized image. yy The maximum prints are based on ISO 24712 Colour image standard and the number of photos printed may vary depending on user enviromental conditions (time.

yy Do not open the upper cover during printing or do not print the photo. Check the yy Printing for Passport / VISA image may be Bluetooth condition on your phone and try again. To check where to buy paper. yy Pocket photo APP’s resolution is optimized in 800x480 fixel. when upper cover is opened. the 2. go to setting or exit slot. After touching [ ]. yy If pairing multiple smartphone. Printing the image taken in studio is recommended. unsuitable as the case may be. yy The printing quality may differ depending on the original image (When too dark or >>Caution dim). quality of the printed photo may be reduced. select a country. re-pairing may occur. yy If the device is vibrated or given shock. menu screen. Use the image after correcting it using Pocket photo App. Checking where to buy paper yy Do not place an object in front of the Paper 1. It may cause damage of Pocket Photo. 24 .yy The Bluetooth searching and transferring may fail depending on its environment. yy Do not pull paper out by force during printing.

Connect the device and smart phone via version. under Downloadable. operation and /or add new features. yy If there is no higher version. Bluetooth. [Setting] menu.. yy This device cannot be updated to previous 1.] appears. tool for Windows PCs. touch [This is the lastest version. 3. Run the Pocket Photo App and then.Note yy During the device update procedure.lg.com . do to the latest software to enhance the products not turn off the power or press Reset button. 25 . Touch [Update]button to update the device. The current version and higher version are shown you can download the Pocket Photo update if new version is existed. the Message 2. yy At http://www. 4.Updating the device You can update the device by pairing smart phone .

26 .Checking Label In case there are more than a LG Pocket Photo device. You can find the product label. 1. Open the upper cover. 2. check MAC address on the product label to choose one you want to use.

27 . if it is Slowly On Normal left unused for a (Remaining Power while. battery/ battery is less Device turns Blinks Waiting/ than 30% itself off. device. off turn on the The LED indicators shows the device condition.About LED Indicator To print. Condition/ Section LED color Description Power Charge the Remaining Waits for printing. operation Charge the battery is less battery/ than 10%) To Turning on/ Until ready after Blinks print. charge Blinks turning on quickly the device. Power Battery is Charging charging Battery is Full charge fully charged.

/Blinks . Printing. temperature Normal Error Unsupported is overheated. Ready to turn Raise the Auto power off off/Blinks Pocket photo is set.) No data Try again in a reception/ Data is while. continuous papers then Paper jam/ Cooling printing. Convert to operation file format/ Wait for a JPEG formats. . in a while. Bluetooth or Printing (While Arrange the No paper. Blinks downloaded . 28 . is complete. Blinks while. Unplug the When update Turned on Charging charging cable .Turned off error/Blinks and try again LED is turned off. Low quicky or ambient temperature/ temperature Transferring Blinks then try again data via in a while. insert them to Blinks mode/ Blinks battery try again. Updating and installed.

40 °C resolution Device Humidity : less than 70 % (35 °C) Dimensions (W operation 79 mm x 128 mm x 23. JPEG Communication Bluetooth 4.) connector battery Media paper ZINKTM Photo Paper (exclusive Bus Power (Adapter) DC 5 V 0 1.0 A used for LG) Supply (USB) Media paper 470 mAh Li-Polymer Temperature : 20 .55 % RH environment Image More than 1280 x 2448 pixels Temperature : 5 .5 mm (An temperature limitation x D x H) environment message appears on the App.25 °C Battery life storage rechargeable battery Humidity : 40 .) Net Weight 183 g Optimum print Temperature : 15 .0 Image file type/ (Baseline) / less than 10 MB size (Progressive JPEG is not External Micro USB port for charging supported.Specifications Power / Waiting / Bluetooth transmitting / Charged / LED indicator 50 mm x 76 mm (Dot size : 640 Discharged / Error / Condition of Photo size printer/ Update x 1224) PNG (Max: 1350x1050).32 °C environment Humidity : less than 70 % (32 °C) 29 .

does not work well.2 or higher Troubleshooting App supporting yy iOS v5. again on your smartphone. Be sure the device is on. printing (pairing) again in 5 sec.0 or higher Symptom Cause / Solution No power The battery is discharged. yy Design and specifications are subject to change Bluetooth paring Switch Bluetooth off and on without prior notice. environment or connected to charger or PC (Android or iOS) operating system. or registered trademarks of their respective Turn on the device and try owners. 30 . Pocket Photo yy Android v2. yy Your phone may be incompatible with the device Be sure the device is depending on its manufacturer. then pair with the device in yy All other product and brand names are trademarks the smartphone’s settings. properly when charging.1 or higher version yy Windows Phone 8.

white space may printing. The printed photo Open the Upper cover. (To open the Upper cover. The edge of the Set Print mode to [ ] in the image on the App’s setting then the image photo is cut off. locating at the bottom. Then insert them [ ] . the edge of the image with Smart Sheet (Blue) or can be cut off or white space pull the paper out slowly at the edge of the paper may and gently. has lines. edge of the paper. Turn the device off and on White space When print mode is set to jammed before again then paper is ejected appears at the [ ] . refer to “Checking Label”.The paper is 1. appears if the aspect ratio of The paper is 2. automatically. open the Upper not the same. 31 . If above solution does the paper and your image is jammed during not work. is printed as a whole. printing. cover and arrange the When print mode is set to papers. appear. Then try printing again. arrange the papers and No or incomplete insert them with Smart Sheet image is printed.

When using Smart Sheet. it cannot be pencil to initialize. the quality of the printed Be sure there are papers in photo may be reduced. Turn off the device and insert It may take time to print after Smart Sheet locating at the Smart Sheet is ejected. Above solutions do Press Reset hole with a If you use other company’s not work. it Device is turned off Check [Auto Power Off ] time should be used with photo automatically. than 10 MB. guaranteed for print quality or damage of pocket photo. 32 . Wait for photo is too low. about 2 min.Quality of printed In case you magnify an image Device does not Preheating is needed. Be sure the photo size is Only baseline JPEG. PNG bigger than the proper (Max: 1350x1050) format is resolution. the device. using [ ] menu in the App. papers in the same pouch. in the App’s setting. bottom of the papers. pointed thing like mechanical photo paper.(1280 x 2448 pixels) supported. print. Then try Be sure the photo file is less printing again.