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  Chapter 01
  IdeaTab S6000 Overview
*Specific models only
 
 
1-1 IdeaTab Appearance
1-2 Buttons
1-3 Turning On/Off Your IdeaTab
1-4 Activating/Deactivating the Display
1-5 Screen Lock/Unlock
1-6 Navigation Tips
1-7 Home Screen
1-8 Switching Home Screens
1-9 Status Bar
1-10 Recent Apps
1-11 Applications Management
1-12 Entering Text
 
1-1 IdeaTab Appearance
 

Images are for reference purposes only, and may differ from your IdeaTab S6000.

 
1-2 Buttons
 
Power Button
  • To turn on your IdeaTab, press and hold this button for about 3 seconds, then release it.
  • If your IdeaTab is turned on, press this button to deactivate the display. If the display is deactivated, press this button to activate the display.
  • To turn off your IdeaTab, press and hold this button for about 1 second, then select OK in the Power off pop-up window to shut down your IdeaTab.
 
Volume Controls
  • Press the Volume Up or Down button to adjust the volume.
 
*SIM card slot (3G only)
  • The SIM card slot is located on the lower left side of the IdeaTab. To insert a SIM card while turned off, pull up the SIM card slot cover with a fingertip, then insert the SIM card. To remove the SIM card while turned off, push the card into the slot lightly until it pops out.
  • For the 3G-enabled version, DO NOT insert or remove the SIM card while your IdeaTab is turned on. Doing so may permanently damage your SIM card or IdeaTab.
  • For the Wi-Fi version only, this is not valid.
 
1-3 Turning On/Off Your IdeaTab
 
Turning On Your IdeaTab

Press and hold the Power button on your IdeaTab for about 3 seconds, then release it. The Lenovo logo and the startup screen will appear in sequence, indicating your IdeaTab has been turned on.

 
Turning Off Your IdeaTab

Press and hold the Power button on your IdeaTab for about 1 second. The Power off pop-up window will appear. Tap OK to turn off your IdeaTab.

 

NOTE: When connecting to a computer with a USB cable, make sure that the battery power is sufficient for normal operation; otherwise, charge with the AC power adapter before USB connection.

 
1-4 Activating/Deactivating the Display
 
Activating the Display

With the display deactivated, press the Power button on the IdeaTab to activate the display. The IdeaTab's display will then illuminate, indicating that it has been activated.

 
Deactivating the Display

If you do not need to use your IdeaTab temporarily, you can press the Power button to deactivate the display. Your IdeaTab will then enter standby mode to save power.

 
1-5 Screen Lock/Unlock
 
Screen Lock
Auto-Lock

You can set screen timeout by tapping Sleep in Display under Settings. If there is no operation within the preset standby time, the display will automatically deactivate, and your IdeaTab will be locked automatically.

Manual Lock

If you do not need to use your IdeaTab temporarily, you can press the Power button for about 1 second to deactivate the display. Your IdeaTab will then be locked, and will enter standby mode.

 
Screen Unlock

When in standby mode, press the Power button on your IdeaTab to activate the display. Then, tap and hold the lock icon, and drag the slider over the unlock icon, as shown in the illustration below.

Screen Lock Pattern Setting

You can set the screen lock pattern by tapping Pattern in Screen lock in Security under Settings. After this function has been enabled, you will be required to trace a personalized unlock pattern to unlock the screen before you can use your IdeaTab.

 
1-6 Navigation Tips
 
  • Back : Return to the previous screen.
  • Home : Return to the Home screen.
  • Recent Apps : Display recently used apps.
  • Advanced Menu : Display shortcuts such as Preferences, Manage apps, System settings, Add more capacity and One touch clear.
  • App Menu : Display all available apps.
1 - Back
2 - Home
3 - Recent Apps
4 - Advanced Menu
5 - App Menu
 
1-7 Home Screen
 
This desktop enables you to quickly view and open your most frequently used applications.
In the Home screen, you can add shortcuts and change your wallpaper.
  • To add a shortcut to the Home screen, tap and hold the icon of the app in the applications list until it is added to the Home screen.
  • To change your wallpaper, tap and press any blank area on the Home screen for about 2 seconds. You can choose a wallpaper in the pop-up window.
  • To delete something on the Home screen, tap and hold the selected item for about 2 seconds untilappears on the top right corner of the icons, then tapto remove it. Tap "finish edit mode" to complete.
 
1-8 Switching Home Screens
 
Your IdeaTab has multiple desktops.

Move through screens by sliding your finger across the display. Icons can be moved from one panel to another.

 
1-9 Status Bar
 

System messages, if any, will be displayed in the status bar.

Information about Wi-Fi connections and reception, power levels, charging status, and other notifications are displayed in the status bar.

 

Drop down the status bar to display the notification panel, which contains the Airplane mode switch, Wi-Fi setting shortcut, Auto-rotate screen switch, Brightness adjustment toolbar, Notifications switch and Settings shortcut.

 
1-10 Recent Apps
 
Your IdeaTab remembers apps you have used recently.

Tapto display a list of your recently used apps. Tap an app to open it.

 
1-11 Applications Management
 

Tap on the Home screen to open the applications list.

 
Tap Apps in DEVICE under Settings to manage all your apps.
Uninstall

Tap Apps to display the list of downloaded apps under the DOWNLOADED tab. Then choose the app, and tap Uninstall at the top to uninstall the app.

Stop/Change Setting
Tap RUNNING or ALL, then the app, and tap the option you want.
 
1-12 Entering Text
 

You can easily enter text from the virtual keyboard directly on the touch screen, such as when adding contact information in the Contacts application, or typing and editing SMS messages. You can input English letters and numeric symbols directly on the touch screen.

 
Virtual keyboard
 

Tapon the bottom bar to hide the virtual keyboard. Tap the text input box to display the virtual keyboard.

 
Switch Input Method
  • Tap/to toggle letters and numbers.
  • Tapto enter a capital letter. Or tap and hold until it changes intoto turn caps lock on. Tap it again to unlock.
  • To input a symbol, tap and hold the key until a blue pop-up box appears, then drag your finger to the symbol you want.
  • In number input mode, tapto input symbols and special characters. Tapto go back to number input mode.
Input Options
  • Tap to open the Input options menu. You can select Input languages or Android keyboard settings in this menu.
 
*Specific models only
  Chapter 02: Connecting to the Internet