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  • Brand: Dell
  • Product: Tablet
  • Model/name: XPS 10
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English

Table of Contents

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XPS 10 Tablet
User's Manual
COMMENT
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Notes, Cautions, and Warnings
NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make
better use of your tablet PC.
CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates potential damage to hardware or loss
of data if instructions are not followed.
WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage,
personal injury, or death.
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May 2013 Rev. A01
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Statement
This tablet PC complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
1) this tablet PC may not cause harmful interference and
2) this tablet PC must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation of the tablet PC.
Mexico COFETEL regulatory Statement
http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/corporate/environ/comply/Mexico_all_pdf.pdf
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Contents
1 XPS 10 Tablet Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
2 XPS 10 Tablet Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
3 Setting Up Your XPS 10 Tablet . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Getting Your Tablet Ready for Use . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Charging the tablet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Turning On Your Tablet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Turning Off Your Tablet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Turning Off the Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Inserting a Micro-SD card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
4 Using Your XPS 10 Tablet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Screen Orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Gestures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
The Windows 8 Start Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Using Headphones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Managing Your Tablet Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
5 Synchronizing Your Tablet . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
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4 Contents
6 Using XPS 10 Mobile Keyboard Dock . . . . . 27
Mobile Keyboard Dock Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Docking Your Tablet to the Keyboard Dock . . . . . . 29
Undocking Your Tablet from the Keyboard Dock . . . 31
Charging the tablet and dock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
7 Cleaning Your Tablet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
9 Locating Your Service Tag and Express
Service Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
10 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
11 Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
12 Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
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XPS 10 Tablet Features 5
XPS 10 Tablet Features
This section provides information about the features available on
your tablet.
Feature Functionality
1 Ambient-light sensor Automatically adjusts the brightness of the
display's backlight based on surrounding
light levels.
2 Camera-status light Indicates the camera activity.
3 Front-facing camera • Capture a front view picture or
record videos.
• Make video calls with web applications,
such as Skype.
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6 XPS 10 Tablet Features
NOTE: The default resolution of the front camera is approximately
0.9 MP (16:9). If you change the camera resolution, the setting will be
remembered by Windows.
NOTE: The front camera does not support zoom, face tracking or
touch to focus.
Regulatory model: J42A
4 Front microphone 1 • Captures sounds.
• Records voice for calls made from web
applications, such as Skype.
5 Slot cover Provides access to Micro-SD card slot.
6 Front microphone 2 • Captures sounds.
• Records voice for calls made from web
applications, such as Skype.
7 Power and Sleep/Wake button • Press and hold to turn the tablet on or off.
• Press to turn the touchscreen display on
or off.
8 Battery-status light Indicates the battery charge status.
9 Touchscreen display Touch the display to use on-screen
controls including buttons, menu items,
and the on-screen keyboard.
10 Windows button • Press to open the Windows Start screen.
• Press for quick access to the most
recently used application or most
recently viewed screen.
Feature Functionality
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XPS 10 Tablet Features 7
Feature Functionality
1 Audio port (3.5 mm) Connect headphones, microphones, and
other audio equipment to listen to stereo
sound, record audio or make calls.
2 Volume-up button • Press to increase volume by one level.
• Press and hold to continuously increase
the volume.
3 Volume-down button • Press to decrease volume by one level.
• Press and hold to continuously
decrease the volume.
4 Speaker Provides audio output for video and
music playback.
5 Removable docking-port cover • Protects the docking port.
• Remove the cover to connect a Dell
mobile keyboard dock (sold separately).
6 Power-adapter/docking port • Connect the supplied power adapter to
provide power to the tablet and charge
the battery.
• Connect a Dell mobile keyboard dock
(sold separately).
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8 XPS 10 Tablet Features
7 Micro-USB port • Connect USB devices for transferring
data, music, photos, videos, and so on.
• Connect USB cable to trickle charge
the battery.
• Capable of providing up to 1 amp power.
8 Removable docking-port cover • Protects the docking port.
• Remove the cover to connect a Dell
mobile keyboard dock (sold separately).
9 Speaker Provides audio output for video and
music playback.
Feature Functionality
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XPS 10 Tablet Features 9
NOTE: The default resolution of the rear camera is approximately
0.9 MP (16:9). If you change the camera resolution, the setting will be
remembered by Windows.
NOTE: The rear camera supports continuous auto-focus, but does not
support zoom, face tracking or touch to focus. Auto-focus may be
disabled by default but can be enabled in camera settings.
Feature Functionality
1 Rear camera Capture pictures or videos.
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10 XPS 10 Tablet Accessories
XPS 10 Tablet Accessories
Your XPS 10 Tablet Package includes the following accessories:
30 W AC power adapter and power cable: Provides power to your
tablet and charges the battery.
Micro-USB to standard USB conversion cable: Provides connection
between your tablet and USB devices.
NOTE: This conversion cable is not compatible with high power USB
devices like hard drives or CD-ROMs.
Mini-HDMI to HDMI cable: Provides connection between your tablet
and devices supporting audio/video signals in HDMI format.
NOTE: The Mini-HDMI to HDMI cable is shipped with XPS 10 mobile
keyboard dock (sold separately).
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Setting Up Your XPS 10 Tablet 11
Setting Up Your XPS 10 Tablet
This section provides information about how to set up the XPS 10
Tablet for first time use.
WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section,
read the safety information that shipped with your tablet. For
additional best practices information, see
www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.
Getting Your Tablet Ready for Use
Connect the AC power adapter and power cable
1 Connect the supplied power cable into the supplied power
adapter.
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12 Setting Up Your XPS 10 Tablet
Charging the tablet
CAUTION: Charge the battery in an ambient temperature of 0 °C to
35 °C.
CAUTION: Use only the supplied power adapter and power cable to
charge your tablet. Using unauthorized power adapters or power
cables may cause severe damage to your tablet.
NOTE: The battery is not fully charged when you unpack your tablet.
1 Connect the power adapter to the 40-pin power-adapter port on
the tablet.
2 Connect the power adapter to an electrical outlet and charge the
tablet until the battery is fully charged.
NOTE: The tablet battery requires about 4 hours to fully charge.
NOTE: You can also trickle charge the tablet via USB connection. The
battery requires up to 24 hours to fully charge depending on the power
output of the USB port.
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Setting Up Your XPS 10 Tablet 13
You can check the tablet battery charge status from:
• Battery-charge light located on the front of the tablet:
NOTE: You can check exact battery charge level by booting to the
operating system.
• Battery icon displayed on the screen:
LED behavior Description
Solid white color on Battery is charging.
Fast Blinking (4 times per second) System is shutting down by pressing and
holding the power button.
Off Battery is not charging, either no AC is
connected or battery is fully charged.
Momentary off Battery is trickle charging but does not yet
have enough charge to power up. If the
power button is pressed during this state,
the LED will be momentarily off. Continue
to trickle charge or attach the AC adapter
to power up immediately.
Battery icon Description
Battery is fully charged.
Battery is charging with AC.
Your tablet is running on battery power
and the battery is discharging.
Your tablet is plugged in, and either no
battery is detected, or the battery isn't
working correctly.
Battery is at low level.
Battery is at critical level.
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14 Setting Up Your XPS 10 Tablet
Turning On Your Tablet
NOTE: Use this tablet in an ambient temperature between 0 °C and 35 °C.
1 Press and hold the Power and Sleep/Wake button for
2 seconds to turn on your tablet.
2 If the lock screen image is displayed, swipe your finger from the
bottom of the display to switch to the login screen, and then
enter password to log in to Windows.
The tablet is ready for use when the Windows Start screen is displayed.
NOTE: If the login screen is not enabled in Windows 8, you will be taken
directly from the lock screen to the Start screen.
NOTE: The lock screen is only displayed when returning from a sleep state.
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Setting Up Your XPS 10 Tablet 15
Turning Off Your Tablet
• Using power button:
Press and hold the Power and Sleep/Wake button for at
least 4 seconds to turn off the tablet.
• Using Charms:
1 Swipe from the right edge of the display to access Charms.
2 Touch Settings → Power → Shut down to turn off
the tablet.
Turning Off the Screen
• Using power button:
Press the Power and Sleep/Wake button to turn off
the screen.
• Using Charms:
1 Swipe from the right edge of the display to access Charms.
2 Touch Settings → Power → Sleep to turn off the screen.
NOTE: If your tablet is in a sleep state (tablet is on, but screen is off),
press the Power and Sleep/Wake button or Windows button
once to turn on the screen.
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16 Setting Up Your XPS 10 Tablet
Inserting a Micro-SD card
For more information on removing the Micro-SD card, see
Remove the Micro-SD card.
1 Open the slot cover.
2 Follow the illustration to insert the Micro-SD card into the Micro-SD
card slot.
3 Close the slot cover.
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Screen Orientation
For optimal viewing experience, the screen orientation changes
automatically to portrait or landscape format depending on how you
hold the tablet.
NOTE: Some applications may not support automatic screen rotation to
portrait or landscape format.
How to lock the screen orientation
1 Swipe from the right edge of the display to access Charms.
2 Touch Settings → Screen .
3 Touch toggle to lock the screen orientation, or touch toggle to
unlock the screen orientation.
Gestures
Your tablet has a multi-touch display. You can touch the screen to
operate the tablet.
Finger gestures Allows you to:
Touch
Tap gently on the display with
your fingertip.
• Select items on the screen, including
options, entries, images, and icons.
• Start applications.
• Touch buttons on the screen.
• Input text using the on-screen keyboard.
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Touch and Hold
Touch and hold your finger on
the display.
• Display detailed information about an
item.
• Open the context menu of an item to
perform further actions.
Drag
1 Touch and hold your finger on
an item on the screen.
2 Keeping your finger in contact
with the display, move your
fingertip to the desired location.
3 Take your finger off the
display to drop the item in the
desired location.
• Move items such as images and icons
on the screen.
Swipe or Slide
Move your finger in a vertical or
horizontal direction on the display.
• Scroll through the Start screen, web
pages, lists, entries, photos, contacts,
and so on.
• Close an app. (Swipe the app to the
bottom of the display.)
Finger gestures Allows you to:
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Zoom in
Touch the display with two
fingers and then move the
fingers apart.
Enlarge the view of an image or web page.
Zoom out
Touch the display with two
fingers and then move the
fingers closer.
Reduce the view of an image or web page.
Rotate
Touch the display with two or
more fingers and then move the
fingers in a clockwise or counter-
clockwise arc.
Rotate an object by 90 degrees.
Finger gestures Allows you to:
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20 Using Your XPS 10 Tablet
The Windows 8 Start Screen
The Windows 8 Start screen displays a list of default and custom Live
Tiles, which act as a shortcut to Control Panel, Windows Explorer,
Weather app, RSS, Windows Store, Internet Explorer, and other
installed applications.
Live Tiles on your Start screen change and update in real time so you
can get real-time updates about news or sports, check what your
friends are up to, and get the latest weather forecast.
The tile-based user interface gives you direct access to your most
recently used applications, Emails, photos, music, videos, contacts,
Facebook & Twitter updates, and frequently viewed websites. You can
pin desired or favorite apps as Live Tiles to customize the Start screen.
You also can personalize the Start screen by setting your favorite
picture as the wallpaper.
NOTE: Live Tiles can be added or removed by using Pin or Unpin
options.
How to access the Start screen
Follow either method to access the Start screen:
• Press the Windows button .
• Swipe from the right edge of the display to access Charms, and
then touch the Start icon .
Get to know Windows 8
You can touch the Dell getting started tile on the Start screen to
explore Windows 8.
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Swipe left
Swiping-in from the right edge of the display reveals Charms. Charms
provide access to the system commands, such as Start, Search, Share,
Devices, and Settings options.
If your tablet is running on an application or performing actions,
pressing the Start icon takes you back to the Start screen. If you
are at the Start screen, pressing the Start icon takes you to the
most recently used application or most recently viewed screen.
NOTE: The functionality of the Start icon is same as
Windows button .
Swipe right
• Swiping-in quickly from the left edge of the display switches the
currently running apps.
• Swiping slowly from the left edge to the right edge of the display
reveals thumbnails of the open apps.
• Swiping-in and out on the left edge of the display brings up a list
of the most recently used applications.
Swipe up/down
• Swiping-in from the bottom or top edge of the display reveals the
All apps icon . Touch All apps to show an alphabetical list of all
applications installed on your tablet.
• Swiping-in from the top to the bottom of an app docks or closes
the application.
For more information on using Windows 8 Start screen, see
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/get-started.
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Using Headphones
You can use 3.5 mm headphones to listen to music and sounds, record
audio, or make calls.
WARNING: Listening with the loud music for extended period of time
can lead to hearing loss.
1 Connect headphones to the audio port (3.5 mm) on the tablet.
2 Insert the earphones in your ears and adjust the volume level to a
comfortable level.
NOTE: When you connect an audio device to the 3.5 mm audio jack, the
integrated speakers on your tablet are muted automatically.
CAUTION: To prevent damage to the headphones when disconnecting
it from the tablet, pull the connector and not the cable.
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Managing Your Tablet Settings
Remove the Micro-SD card
CAUTION: Removing the Micro-SD card when transferring data may
cause data loss or result in application errors. Make sure your tablet has
finished all save operations to the Micro-SD card.
1 Enter the Desktop mode. Touch Safely Remove Hardware in
the notification area at the bottom-right corner of the screen.
NOTE: If you don't see Safely Remove Hardware , touch
Show Hidden Icons to display all icons in the notification area.
2 Touch Eject SD Memory Card. A message appears confirming that
the Micro-SD card can be safely removed. If a warning message
appears stating the Micro-SD card cannot be removed, ensure all
data transfers involving the Micro-SD card are complete.
3 Open the slot cover.
4 Press on the inserted Micro-SD card to release the card.
5 Slide the card out after it pops out from the Micro-SD card slot.
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Wi-Fi setting
• Turning On/Off Wi-Fi:
1 Swipe from the right edge of the display to access Charms.
2 Touch Settings → Change PC settings→ Wireless.
3 Swipe Wi-Fi icon left or right to turn Wi-Fi on or off.
• Connecting to a network:
1 Swipe from the right edge of the display to access Charms.
2 Touch Settings → Available → Select an available
network→ Connect.
Refresh your tablet
Refreshing your tablet will restore the system to original factory
settings without deleting any of your personal files, installed apps from
Windows Store or personalization settings.
1 Swipe from the right edge of the display to access Charms.
2 Touch Settings → Change PC settings→ General→ Refresh
your PC without affecting your files.
3 Touch Get started.
4 Touch Next after you read the warning.
NOTE: Third-party apps will be removed.
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Reset your tablet
Resetting your tablet will return the system to original factory settings.
1 Swipe from the right edge of the display to access Charms.
2 Touch Settings → Change PC settings→ General→ Reset
your PC and start over.
3 Touch Get started.
4 Touch Next after you read the warning.
CAUTION: Resetting your tablet erases all data from your tablet,
including your account configuration, music, pictures, files, and so on.
Ensure that you back up all the required data before you proceed.
Recover your tablet
If your tablet will not boot into Windows 8 RT, you may need to
perform recovery procedures.
1 Turn off your tablet. For more information on turning off your
tablet, see Turning Off Your Tablet.
2 Press and hold the Volume-up button and then press the
Power and Sleep/Wake button to turn on the tablet.
3 Release the Volume-up button when "Attempting to boot from
Windows Recovery..." is displayed on the upper left corner of
the display.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions to refresh or reset your tablet.
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26 Synchronizing Your Tablet
Synchronizing Your Tablet
Use Microsoft account
If your computer has Microsoft Windows 8 installed, you can
synchronize user settings of your tablet with your computer using a
Microsoft account. When you sign in with your Microsoft account on
your tablet, you can automatically synchronize your settings, including
internet browser history, application settings, and personal files etc.,
with other Windows 8 PCs and tablets.
NOTE: You need a wireless connection for both your computer and tablet.
1 Go to Charms, then click Settings → PC Settings→ Users→
Switch to a Microsoft account to switch your computer local
account to your Microsoft account.
2 An new option will be added to PC Settings called Sync your settings.
3 Click Settings → PC Settings→ More PC Settings→ Sync your
settings to show all kind of toggles for synchronizing your data
and settings.
Copy music, photos, and videos
1 Connect your tablet to a USB storage device with the supplied
Micro-USB to standard USB conversion cable, then copy files to
or from the USB storage device.
2 After the copy is complete, use the Safely Remove Hardware
wizard to remove the USB storage device.
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Using XPS 10 Mobile Keyboard Dock 27
Using XPS 10 Mobile Keyboard Dock
Mobile Keyboard Dock Features
This section provides information about the features available on the
keyboard dock.
Feature Functionality
1 Docking latch Connect a Dell tablet.
2 Tablet release latch Release the tablet from the keyboard dock.
3 Docking connector Connect the power-adapter/docking port
on the tablet.
4 Docking latch Connect a Dell tablet.
5 USB 2.0 port Connect USB devices, such as flash memory.
6 Mini-HDMI port Connect devices supporting audio/video
signals in HDMI format.
7 Touchpad and touchpad buttons Allows you to move the mouse pointer on
the screen and provides the function of a
mouse.
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NOTE: The keyboard dock is sold separately and is not shipped with
the tablet.
Regulatory model: K05M
8 Windows key • Press to open the Windows Start screen.
• Press for quick access to the most
recently used application or most
recently viewed screen.
9 Caps-lock light Indicates that caps lock is active.
10 Battery-charge light Indicates the battery charge status.
11 Power-adapter port Connect the supplied power adapter to
provide power to the tablet and dock, and
charge the battery.
12 USB 2.0 port Connect USB devices, such as flash memory.
Feature Functionality
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Docking Your Tablet to the Keyboard Dock
1 Remove the two docking-port covers from the tablet.
2 Align the power-adapter/docking port on the tablet with the 40-pin
docking connector on the keyboard dock. Or, center the Windows
button to the painted line on the front of the hinge holder.
NOTE: The hinge holder can be rotated manually to a better position for
easy docking.
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30 Using XPS 10 Mobile Keyboard Dock
3 Slide the tablet downward until the tablet clicks into place. When
the tablet is correctly connected, the tablet-release latch on the
dock will move to the Locked position.
NOTE: When the connection is made, you need to manually turn the
on-screen keyboard off if it is displayed on the screen.
NOTE: You can reinstall the docking-port covers when the tablet is
not docked.
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Undocking Your Tablet from the
Keyboard Dock
1 Slide and hold the tablet-release latch to the Unlock position.
2 Lift the tablet from the keyboard dock.
NOTE: The release latch will automatically move to the Locked position
once the tablet is removed from the keyboard dock.
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Charging the tablet and dock
CAUTION: Use only the supplied power adapter and power cable to
charge your tablet and dock. Using unauthorized power adapters or
power cables may cause severe damage to your tablet and dock.
1 Connect the power adapter to the 40-pin power-adapter port on
your keyboard dock.
2 Connect the power adapter to an electrical outlet and charge the
tablet and dock until the battery is fully charged.
NOTE: The dock battery requires about 4 hours to fully charge.
For more information on the tablet battery charging time, see
Charging the tablet.
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Using XPS 10 Mobile Keyboard Dock 33
You can check the keyboard dock battery status from:
• Battery-charge light located on the left side of the keyboard dock:
For more information on checking the tablet battery status, see
tablet battery charge status.
LED behavior Description
Solid white color on Battery is charging with AC.
Off Battery is not charging, either no AC is
connected or battery is fully charged.
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Battery behavior
When using your tablet, you may encounter the following 4 scenarios
concerning the battery behavior.
NOTE: When the tablet has battery capacity and the dock has no battery
capacity, the tablet functions normally, but the dock cannot perform any
functions. You can undock the tablet from the keyboard dock and
continue to use the tablet until the battery is depleted.
Conditions Tablet battery behavior Dock battery behavior
1 Power adapter is
connected to the dock.
Charges both the tablet
and dock battery.
Charges both the tablet
and dock battery.
2 Power adapter is not
connected. Both the
tablet and dock have
battery capacity.
Tablet uses its own
battery to support the
tablet functions.
Dock uses its own battery
to support the dock
functions (e.g. speakers,
USB, and HDMI…etc).
3 Power adapter is not
connected. The
tablet has LESS than
5% battery capacity
but the dock has
battery capacity.
Tablet functions are
supported by the dock
battery. Tablet will use
the last 5% of its own
battery after the dock
battery runs out.
Dock uses its own
battery to support the
dock functions (e.g.
speakers, USB, and
HDMI…etc).
4 Power adapter is not
connected. The tablet
has battery capacity
but the dock has NO
battery capacity.
Tablet uses its own
battery to support the
tablet functions, but
does not support any
dock functions.
Dock functions are
disabled (e.g. keypad,
touchpad, speakers, USB,
and HDMI…etc). User does
not receive indication of
the dock status.
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Cleaning Your Tablet 35
Cleaning Your Tablet
CAUTION: Before you clean your tablet, disconnect all the cables.
Clean your tablet with a soft cloth dampened with water. Do not use
liquid or aerosol cleaners, which may contain flammable substances.
1 Turn off your tablet. For more information on turning off your
tablet, see Turning Off Your Tablet.
2 Disconnect any attached devices, headphones, speakers and
keyboard dock from the tablet and from their electrical outlets.
3 Remove any installed Micro-SD card. For more information on
removing the Micro-SD card, see Remove the Micro-SD card.
4 Moisten a soft, lint-free cloth with either water or a display
cleaner, and wipe the surface of the tablet until it is clean. Do not
allow water from the cloth to seep down to the tablet ports and
the surrounding Windows button.
NOTE: To avoid damaging the tablet or display, do not spray cleaning
solution directly onto the display. Only use products specifically
designed for cleaning displays, and follow the instructions that are
included with the product.
NOTE: Do not clean the keyboard with a moist cloth.
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36 Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
Battery problem
Problems Possible causes Possible solutions
Battery does not charge 1 Unplug the supplied
Dell AC power
adapter from the wall
and verify that the
outlet is functioning.
2 Check all cable
connections and plug
back into the wall, then
back into the tablet.
3 Check all connectors
to ensure proper
connectivity.
The tablet's temperature
is below 0 °C or higher
than 35 °C.
Charge the battery in an
ambient temperature
between 0 °C to 35 °C.
The battery or power
adapter is damaged.
Contact a Dell authorized
reseller to replace the
battery or power adapter.
Battery drains quickly
even when the tablet is
in Standby mode
If the tablet is not in the
range of a network it
can connect to, the
tablet continues to send
out signals to locate a
base station and drains
the battery.
• Temporarily turn off
the tablet.
• Move the tablet in
range of a network it
can connect to, or
temporarily turn off the
wireless connection on
your tablet.
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System problem
Problems Possible causes Possible solutions
Tablet does not turn on The battery is completely
discharged.
1 Charge the tablet for
at least 4 hours.
2 Press and hold the
Power and
Sleep/Wake button for
4 seconds.
Tablet does not turn off Press and hold the Power
and Sleep/Wake button
for 11 seconds to perform
a hard shut down.
Tablet locks up Press and hold the Power
and Sleep/Wake button
for 11 seconds to perform
a hard shut down.
Tablet is not responding or
behaving unexpectedly
1 Reboot the tablet. See
Turning Off Your
Tablet and Turning On
Your Tablet.
2 Refresh the tablet. See
Reset your tablet.
3 Contact Dell’s support
service. Go to
support.dell.com or
dell.com/ContactDell.
Tablet cannot boot
into Windows
Boot from Windows
recovery. See Recover
your tablet.
Software or feature is not
working as expected
Restart your tablet.
Software updates may
have been downloaded in
the background. Swipe
from the right edge of the
display to access Charms
and touch Settings→
Power→ Restartto restart
the tablet.
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38 Troubleshooting
Touchscreen problem
Network Problem
Problems Possible causes Possible solutions
Touchscreen responds
slowly or improperly
Protective cover
prevents the tablet from
recognizing your inputs.
• Gently wipe the
display with a clean
dry cloth.
• Remove any
protective covers
from the touchscreen.
Problems Possible causes Possible solutions
No wireless connection 1 Check if the wireless
radio is on. See
Wi-Fi setting.
2 Try to get closer to the
wireless access point.
3 Reset the wireless
router if using a private
network; open the
browser to view the
landing page if using a
public network.
Slow Internet
connections
The signal strength is not
strong enough.
Move your tablet to a
different location for
better signal reception.
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Locating Your Service Tag and Express Service Code 39
Locating Your Service Tag and
Express Service Code
If you are still unable to resolve the problems or require any additional
help on your tablet, you may contact DELL for additional technical
assistance.
NOTE: Before you call, have your Express Service Code ready. The code
helps Dell’s automated-support telephone system direct your call more
efficiently. You may also be asked for your Service Tag.
The Service Tag and Express Service Code for your tablet can be found
on a label at the bottom right of the tablet back cover.
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40 Specifications
Specifications
Physical dimensions
Environmental requirements
Height 9.2 mm (0.36 inches)
Width 274.7 mm (10.81 inches)
Depth 177.3 mm (6.98 inches)
Weight 623~633g (1.37~1.39 lb)
Temperature range:
Operating 0° to 35 °C (32° to 95 °F)
Non-operating -40° to 65 °C (-40° to 149 °F)
Relative humidity (maximum):
Operating 10% to 90% (noncondensing)
Non-operating 5% to 95% (noncondensing)
Maximum vibration (using a random vibration spectrum that simulates user
environment):
Operating 20 GRMS
0.66 GRMS (tablet + dock)
Non-operating 1.30 GRMS
Maximum shock
Operating 60 G
140 G (tablet + dock)
Non-operating 120 G
163 G (tablet + dock)
Altitude (maximum, unpressurized):
Operating -15.2 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage -15.2 to 10,668 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)
Airborne containment level G2 or lower as defined by ISA-S7 1.04-1985
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Specifications 41
Touchscreen display
Ports and Connectors
AC Adapter
Type 10.1” WXGA with multi-point capactive touch
Maximum resolution 1366 × 768 HD
Aspect ratio 16:9
Brightness 360 nits
Viewing angle Symmetrical 85 degrees
Contrast ratio 800:1
Color depth 24 bit/pixel
Audio One microphone/stereo headphone/
speakers port
Micro-SD card One micro-SD card slot
Dock One 40-pin power-adapter/docking port
USB One micro-USB port
Input voltage 100-240 VAC
Input current (maximum) 1.0 A
Input frequency 50-60 Hz
Output power 30 W
Output current 19 V
Rated output voltage +19.5 VDC
Temperature range:
Operating 0° to 40°C (32° to 104 °F)
Storage -40° to 70 °C (-40° to 158 °F)
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42 Glossary
Glossary
This section provides information about the terms used in this
document that is for informational purposes only and may or may not
describe features included with your tablet.
A
A - ampere - A measure of the amount of electric charge passing a
point in an electric circuit.
AC - alternating current - The form of electricity that powers your
tablet when you plug the AC adapter power cable in to an electrical
outlet.
ambient light sensor - A feature that helps to control the display
brightness.
C
Charms - a Microsoft Windows 8 term for the icons that appear when
you swipe from the right edge of the display. It provides quick access
to the commonly system commands, including search, share, Start,
devices and settings options.
D
device - Hardware such as a disk drive, printer, or keyboard that is
installed in or connected to your tablet.
E
Email - Electronic mail - a method of exchanging digital messages
from an author to one or more recipients via the Internet. Email servers
accept, forward, deliver and store messages, and neither the users nor
their computers are required to be online simultaneously.
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Glossary 43
G
GRMS - A unit of acceleration caused by the force of gravity. The grms
value is typically used to express the overall energy of a particular
random vibration event and is a statistical value used in mechanical
engineering for structural design and analysis purposes.
H
HDMI - High-Definition Multimedia Interface - A compact audio/video
interface for transferring uncompressed digital audio/video data from
an HDMI-compliant device. Mini-HDMI is smaller than standard HDMI
plug connector. The Mini-HDMI port can be connected to a standard
HDMI port using Mini-HDMI to HDMI cable.
Hz - Hertz - A unit of frequency measurement that equals 1 cycle per
second. Computers and electronic devices are often measured in
kilohertz (KHz), megahertz (MHz), gigahertz (GHz), or terahertz (THz).
K
keyboard dock - provides the docking feature to adapt your tablet to a
laptop workspace.
M
Micro-SD - micro-Secure Digital - a smaller size of SD which is a
removable flash memory card used for storing information in portable
devices, such as mobile phones, digital cameras, and tablet
computers. The standard size of SD is 32 × 24 × 2.1 mm and Micro-SD
is 15 × 11 × 1 mm.
Micro-USB - universal serial bus - A hardware interface for a low-speed
device such as a USB-compatible scanner, set of speakers, printer,
broadband devices, imaging devices, or storage devices. Devices are
plugged directly in to a 5-pin socket on your tablet, both to
communicate and to supply electric power. The Micro-USB port can be
connected to a standard USB port using Micro-USB to USB cable.
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44 Glossary
R
resolution - The sharpness and clarity of an image produced by a
printer or displayed on a monitor. The higher the resolution, the
sharper the image.
S
Service Tag - A bar code label on your tablet that identifies your tablet
when you call Dell for customer service or technical support.
Skype - A proprietary voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) service and
software application allows user to communicate with peers by voice,
voice, and instant messaging over the Internet. Calls to other users
within the Skype service are free of charge, while calls to landline
telephones and mobile phones are charged via a debit-based user
account system.
shortcut - An icon that provides quick access to frequently used
programs, files, folders, and drives. When you place a shortcut on your
Windows Start screen, the home screen of Windows 8 is made up of
'Live Tiles', and touch the tile, you can open its corresponding folder or
file without having to find it first. Shortcut tiles do not change the
location of files.
sleep mode - A power management mode that shuts down all
unnecessary computer operations to save energy.
V
V - volt - The measurement of electric potential or electromotive
force. One V appears across a resistance of one ohm when a current
of one ampere flows through that resistance.
VAC - voltage in alternating current - A mathematics of AC voltages, as
alternating currents are caused by alternating voltages.
VDC - voltage in direct current - A measurement in a DC system. The
current flows directly, in one direction in the circuit, and flows at a
specific, constant voltage.
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Glossary 45
W
W - watt - The measurement of electrical power. One W is 1 ampere of
current flowing at 1 volt.
wallpaper - The background pattern or picture on the Windows
desktop.
Wi-Fi - A technology as a synonym for WLAN (wireless local area network)
connects to the Internet when within range of a wireless network.
WXGA - wide-aspect extended graphics array - A video standard for
video cards and controllers that supports resolutions up to 1280 × 800.
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46 Index
Index
A
Accessory
Micro-USB to USB cable, 10
Mini-HDMI to HDMI cable, 10
Power adapter, 10
Power cable, 10
B
Battery
Keyboard dock charge, 32
Tablet battery status, 13
Tablet charge, 12
Button
Power and Sleep/Wake, 6
Volume up/down, 7
Windows, 6
C
Charging
Keyboard dock, 32
Tablet, 12
Charms, 21
Connection
Wi-Fi, 24
G
Gestures
Drag, 18
Rotate, 19
Swipe or Slide, 18
Touch, 17
Touch and Hold, 18
Zoom in, 19
Zoom out, 19
K
Keyboard Dock
Charge, 32
Docking tablet, 29
Overview, 27
Undocking tablet, 31
L
Lock screen, 14
Login screen, 14
M
Micro-SD card
Insert, 16
Remove, 23
S
Screen
Lock screen, 14
Login screen, 14
Swipe left, 21
Swipe right, 21
Swipe up/down, 21
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Index 47
Turn off/on, 15
Service tag
Locating, 39
Start icon
Function, 21
Synchronize with computer, 26
T
Tablet
Charge, 12
Overview, 5
Refresh, 24
Reset, 25
Setting, 11
Turn off, 15
Turn on, 14
Touchscreen Display
Orientation, 17
Turn off/on, 15
Troubleshooting
Battery, 36
Network, 38
System, 37
Touchscreen, 38
W
Wi-Fi setting, 24
Windows Start screen, 20
Windows button
Function, 6
Location, 5

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