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  • Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi - Transfer files to/from my computer

    • Windows XP/Vista

      1.  Plug the USB cable into your Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi and then plug the USB cable into the PC.
      2. The first time the device is connected to the computer the PC will load up the drivers.   If you receive any dialogue boxes to install drivers, click yes to continue.  (If your device is not being recognized you may need to update your drivers on your PC) Click Here to visit the Motorola Driver Page.
      3. Once the drivers have been loaded.  The PC will recognize the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fidevice as a portable media player.  You can click on the  My Computer  icon.  Click on the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi  portable media player.
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      4. The device storage hard drive will display,  double click on the Device Storage hard drive to view the files and folders stored on the device.
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      5. You can copy files and folder between your PC and Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi tablet. 



      Windows 7

      1. Plug the USB cable into the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi Tablet and then into the PC.
      2. When you plug in the tablet for the first time,  the PC will ask to install drivers, click ok to continue.   Once the drivers are installed, the device will show up as a Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi Media Player.  The Autoplay feature in Windows 7 will present the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi device with options.  (If your device is not being recognized you may need to update your drivers on your PC) Click Here to visit the Motorola Driver Page.
      3. Click on the  Open Device to View Files as depicted below.
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      4. Click on the  Device Storage  drive to display the folders of the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi harddrive.
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      5. Click on files and  Drag & Drop  them to the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi  and PC.
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      MAC

      1. You will need to download and install the Mac File Transfer tool at http://www.android.com/filetransfer
      2.  From the applications folder click on the  Android File Transfer application.
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      3. Ensure your Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi device is powered up and connect it to the USB cable and then connect to the MAC PC. The Android File Transfer tool will recognize the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi is connected and it will pop up the file folder.
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      4. You can now drag and drop files to and from the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi to your Mac.


      If you are unable to connect to USB.  Click Here to visit the Motorola USB Troubleshooter.


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  • Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi - Charging

    • CHARGE YOUR TABLET

      Caution: Use only the charger that came with your tablet or the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi dock to charge your tablet.The USB port is used for data transfer only, NOT for charging.

      Insert the charger into the charger port at the bottom end of the tablet. Plug the other end of the charger to an electrical outlet.

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      When the device is powered off and the battery is charging, the charging indicator lights white until 100%, and turns green when it is 100% charged.   

      When the device is powered on and the battery is charging, the charge status can be viewed from the lock screen when the display is locked and from the charge icon when the display is unlocked.


      Caution: Please read the battery use and safety text found in the important legal and safety information packaged with your device.

      Note: The battery is only removable by a trained service technician.


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  • Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi - Web/Browser

    • To launch your browser:

      Tap on the Browser icon on your homescreen.

      Your tablet uses the mobile network (over the air) or a Wi-Fi connection to automatically access the Web.
      Note: Your service provider may charge to surf the Web or download data.

      Note: If you can’t connect to the internet (excluding WiFi connection), contact your service provider to check your service/data plan.

       

      Zoom & magnify

      In most web-pages,

      • To zoom in on a large page, use two fingers on touchscreen to pinch together.
      • To zoom out, spread two fingers apart on the screen,
      • Some webpages have screens already formatted for mobile phones and will not respond to multi-touch features to zoom in/out.

      Select links

      When you tap a link, your phone outlines it and goes to that page. If you tap and hold the link, your phone
      shows options, like Open, Open in new tab, Save link, Copy link URL or Select text   


      Tabbed browsing
      You can open several web pages in the same window to multiply your web surfing fun. Touch Menu Image> New tab to open a new web page tab. To access a web page, just touch its tab. Touch X on a tab to close the tab.


      Browser options

      Touch Menu Image to see browser options:

       New tab Open a new tab in the same browser window
       New incognito
      tab
       Open a new blank tab in the browser window to prevent
      anyone from seeing other tabs.
       Find on pageEnter & search for a term on the displayed web page.
       Share pageShare the page URL via a Bluetooth® connection or
      Gmail™ message.
       Page info View the page URL.
       Downloads 
      SettingsView & change browser settings: General, Privacy & Security,
      Advanced, and Labs.

      Quick control

      Swipe thumb from left or right edge to access quick controls.Quick controls allows you to quickly access settings, add new tab, view Bookmarks and History, URL entry, navigate to previous page.


      Quick Controls can be activated from your browser:

      1. From your browser touch settings
      2. Touch Labs
      3. Touch Quick control


      Enable/disable automatic Google sign-in

      To enable/disable automatic Google sign-in, Touch Menu Image to see browser options, touchSettingsPrivacy & Security > automatic Google sign-in. Touch and select the Google account you wish to automatically sign in with or touch Don't sign in automatically.


      Change default settings to view full web sites instead of mobile view

      • In the browser address bar type "about:debug" without quotes.
      • Click the browser's settings button in the upper right.
      • Click settings.
      • Click Debug.
      • Click UAString and select Desktop, then back out to the browser.

      Sites that you visit will now think you are a desktop. Change it back to Android for the normal experience.

      Click here to learn more


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  • Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi - Customize your homescreen

    • Follow the steps listed below to change the home screen wallpaper.

      To change the wallpaper:

      1. While on the Home screen, touch +
      2. Touch wallpapers  
               
      • Touch Live wallpapers to use preset richer, animated, interactive backgrounds.    
      • Touch Gallery to use a picture that you have captured using the camera or copied to your phone. When using a Gallery photo, you will be able to crop out the portion of the picture you selected by adjusting the location or size of the box that appears. When complete, touch OK to set gallery image as wallpaper
      • Touch Wallpapers to use the preset wallpapers that came with the device.

       

      Add Widgets or other customization

      • To add widgets, shortcuts, wallpaper and other customization, touch the plus + symbol in the top right hand corner of the screen and touch Widgets.
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        Drag the widget, shortcut, or other item to the home screen panel you want.

       

      Remove a shortcut or widget from your homescreen

      To remove a shortcut or widget, from the home screen touch and hold the item  you want to remove and once it is highlighted drag it to the trash can in the top right releasing it when it turns red.


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  • Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi - Deleting files

    • Delete files using your computer:

      1. Connect your device to a computer using a data cable. (It is recommended to connect directly to the computer, not through a hub). If your device is not being recognized by your computer, you may need to update your computer's USB drivers HERE.

        Note: microSD Card Slot not active. A future software upgrade will enable this device support up to microSD cards up to 32GB.
      2. Use your computer interface to delete files stored on your device.

        Windows PC

        Apple/MAC

        • Open Computer or My Computer

        • Your device should appear
          under Portable Devices (If your device is not being recognized you may need to update your drivers)
           Click here      
        • Select your device and select Device Storage.
        • For photos & videos select
          DCIM > Camera

        • For Music select Music or any other folder which contains music files

        • For any other files you wish to transfer, select the folder which contains the files to move to your computer.
        • Note: You can organize, rename and delete folders from your windows machine while the device is connected

        • Download and install the Android File Transfer app fromwww.android.com/ filetransfer, then connect your Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi using USB. The app will then allow you to
          access and transfer media back and forth.

         


      Delete files using third party application

      While we do not endorse or guarantee these solutions, or provide support for them, some owners have reported success using a 3rd party Android Application like "Astro file manager".  You can search the Android Market for 3rd party applications that are available that will enable you to view and delete files from your Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi.

      To delete files using Astro,

      1. Launch Astro from the apps menu
      2. Navigate to the file you wish to delete
      3. Long press the file that you want to delete and touch "Edit" from the popup menu
      4. Touch "Delete" from the 2nd popup

      Click here for information on how to uninstall applications.


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  • Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi - Using Music

    • Follow the steps listed below to set up and use the music player.


      What music transfer tools do I need?
      To put music on your computer and then load it on your phone, you need:

      • A Microsoft® Windows® PC or Apple® Macintosh®
      • A USB data cable.

      What music file formats can I play?
      Your tablet can play many types of files: AAC, AMR, MP3, WAV, AAC+,
      MIDI, and OGG Vorbis. Click here to learn more. 

      Note: Your tablet does not support any DRM protected files.

      Click here for information on using WMA files.

       

      What headphones can I use?
      Your tablet has a 3.5mm headset jack for wired stereo listening. You can go wireless with Bluetooth® stereo headphones or speakers.


      Transferring Music using a USB cable

      1. Connect your device to a computer using a data cable. (It is recommended to connect directly to the computer, not through a hub). If your device is not being recognized by your computer, you may need to update your computer's USB drivers HERE.

        Note: microSD Card Slot not active. A future software upgrade will enable this device support up to microSD cards up to 32GB.
      2. Use your computer interface to transfer music files to your device.

        Windows PC

        Apple/MAC

        • Open Computer or My Computer

        • Your device should appear
          under Portable Devices (If your device is not being recognized you may need to update your drivers)
           Click here      
        • Select your device and select Device Storage.
        • For photos & videos select
          DCIM > Camera

        • For Music select Music or any other folder which contains music files

        • For any other files you wish to transfer, select the folder which contains the files to move to your computer.
        • Note: You can organize, rename and delete folders from your windows machine while the device is connected

        • Download and install the Android File Transfer app fromwww.android.com/ filetransfer, then connect your Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi using USB. The app will then allow you to
          access and transfer media back and forth.

         


      Access and play music

      1. From the home screen, touch Apps
      2. Touch Music
      3. To change view, at the top left corner of the screen touch New and recentAlbums, Artists, Songs, Playlist or Genres.           
      4. Touch the list heading to see your music grouped your way—like by Albums, by Artists, or Songs. To play, open a group and touch a song.


      Playlists


      To add a song to a playlist, touch + Add to playlist. Choose an existing playlist, or touch New playlist to create a new playlist.
      To edit, delete and rename a playlist, touch and hold the playlist.

       


      Delete music files

      Click here for information on how to delete files from your Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi.


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  • Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi - Adding contacts

    • You can add contacts on your phone and synchronize them with the contacts in your Google Account, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account, or other accounts that support syncing contacts.

      1. From the home screen, touch Apps > Contacts
      2. Touch the + icon, touch New contact.
      3. If you have more than one account with contacts, touch the account to which you want to add the contact.
      4. Enter the contact’s name.
      5. Touch a category of contact information, such as phone numbers and email addresses, to enter that kind of information about your contact.
      6. Touch Add another field to add additional PhoneEmailIMAddressNickname information
      7. Touch the Picture Frame icon to select a picture to display next to the name in your lists of contacts and in other applications.
      8. When you’re finished, touch Done

       

      CLICK HERE for an FAQ on importing / exporting CSV contacts into  Gmail
       

      You can also check out our contact transfer site for more detailed instructions.


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  • Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi - Making a video call using Google talk

    • To make video call from your Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi using Google talk, just follow the steps below or view how to video below.  

      1. From the home screen, touch Apps
      2. Touch  Talk
      3. In your chat list, select the contact you'd like to call
      4. In the chat window, click the camera icon to make a video call.

      Note: Tablet contacts are not automatically loaded as Google Talk contacts.  You will need to add contacts to Google Talk separately. You will need to send a chat invitation to the person you wish to Video chat with. To send a chat invitation, tap the + icon locate at the top right corner of Google talk screen, enter the person's email addres and tap Send invitation. 


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  • Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi - Transfer Contacts from Another Phone

    • You can export your Outlook Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (.csv) file and then import your contacts into your Gmail account. Here's how:

      Tip: Customers that are using an Exchange server, should not have to proceed with the steps below. Once the server settings are entered Outlook contacts and email should automatically be transferred to your device. Contact your IT Administrator for more information.

      You can also check out our contact transfer site for more detailed instructions.

      Copy Contacts from your Old Phone to Microsoft Outlook

      Copy contacts from your non ANDROID Motorola phone to Microsoft Outlook using Motorola Phone Tools:

      1. Click here to make sure your non ANDROID Motorola phone is compatible with MPT.
      2. In Microsoft Outlook, create a subfolder under 'Contacts' called 'Mobile Phone' .
      3. Launch Motorola Phone Tools (MPT).
      4. Click Phonebook. You will see a two-pane contacts view, with the PC contacts displayed on the left side and mobile phone memory contacts displayed on the right.
      5. From the PC Contacts pane, select the 'Mobile Phone' folder from the drop-down menu.
      6. From the Phone Contacts pane, highlight the contacts you wish to copy and click the 'Phone to PC' icon in the middle of the two panes.
      7. After a few seconds you should see these same contact names in red under PC Contacts pane.
      8. Click on Apply Changes to save these new contacts to your PC.
      9. Select File > Exit to close the Phonebook Manager.
      10. Exit MPT and disconnected your old phone.
      11. Copy contacts from your Windows Mobile phone such as Motorola Q series Phone to Outlook:


      Copy contacts from your Windows Mobile Phone to Microsoft Outlook using Windows Mobile Tools:

      In order to use the methods below you will need either Active Sync (Windows 2000, XP) or Windows Mobile Device Center (Microsoft Vista). These programs provide users of Microsoft Windows a way to transport documents, calendars, contact lists and email between their desktop computer and a mobile device. CLICK HERE to download.

      1. Connect your phone to the PC via the USB cable
      2. Once your phone is a window will appear. Click Next to continue
      3. Select Contacts and click Next
      4. You will be prompted with the option of Allowing Wireless Connections. Click Next after you have made your selection.
      5. Active Sync will save the settings, and begin to synchronize
      6. Once synchronization is complete your phone contacts will now be synchronized between your phone and Outlook

      Copy contacts from your Non Motorola phone to Microsoft Outlook:

      Please contact your service provider or the manufacturer of your phone for information on how to transfer your contacts to Microsoft Outlook


      Export Outlook Contacts and Upload to your Gmail Account

      You can export your Outlook Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (.csv) file and then import your contacts into your Gmail account.

      Step 1: Create .csv file:

      1. In Outlook, on the File menu, click Import and Export
      2. Click Export to a file, and then click Next
      3. Click Comma Separated Values (Windows), and then click Next
      4. In the folder list, click the Contacts folder, and then click Next
      5. Browse to the folder where you want to save the contacts as a .csv file
      6. Type a name for the exported file, and then click OK
      7. Click Next
      8. Click Finish

      Step 2: Import Contacts into Google Gmail:

      1. Log on to Gmail, and then click Contacts at the top of the page
      2. The Contacts list opens in a new window
      3. Click Import Contacts
      4. Click Browse, and then navigate to the .csv file that you created in the "Export Outlook Contacts" section of this article
      5. Select the file, and then click Import Contacts
      6. After your contacts are imported, a dialog box appears and displays the total number of contacts imported

      Step 3: Import to your phone:

      1. From the home screen, touch Apps
      2. Touch Settings
      3. Touch Accounts & sync
      4. Check Auto-Sync
      5. Your phone will now sync and transfer your contacts from Gmail to your phone

      Notes:

      • Outlook Contacts without an e-mail address are not imported.
      • Outlook distribution lists are not imported. Gmail does not support distribution lists.
      • If an Outlook Contact that matches an existing Gmail contact is imported, your Outlook Contact information replaces the Gmail contact.
      • Your contact and email information is automatically backed up to the Gmail server. 

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  • Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi - HDMI

    • You can snap photos and capture videos, then sit back and enjoy them on your home HDTV flat screen. Your tablet’s HDMI port lets you connect it to other HDMI devices. Image

      Note: Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi offers video playback in 1080p HD but the display is optimized for 720p.  Output in 720p via HDMI

       

      HDCP via HDMI

      Does the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi support HDCP via HDMI?

      HDCP allows you to share HD videos to televisions. The Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi will not support this feature at launch. A future software upgrade will enable this device to support HDCP via HDMI.

       

      HDMI Mirror mode
      When using HDMI, the bottom 80 pixels of the display where the navigation keys and notification menu are displayed is not projected on the external display.  This is done by design and is not a defect with either the device or the external display.


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