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PALM BASICS UMDNJ- SN Vern Chhibber Joseph Mathew SN Palm Website What is Sync or Hotsync? Information (contacts, tasks, memos etc) can be entered on your Palm or on your computer

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Joseph Mathew

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SN Palm Website


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What is Sync or Hotsync?

  • Information (contacts, tasks, memos etc) can be entered on your Palm or on your computer

  • Using a cable, you can Sync the information

  • This brings all changes from the Palm to the computer and vice-versa

  • Changes are saved in Palm Desktop software or Documents to Go

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Taken from documentation shipped with Palm TX.

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Main Menu Items

  • Date / Time

  • Touchscreen

  • Formats

  • Power

  • Sounds / alerts

  • Wi-Fi

  • Buttons

  • Themes

  • Handedness

  • Owner

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Typing / input

  • Soft keyboard

  • Graffiti 2

  • Portable keyboard

  • Type on PC and sync

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Useful Applications

  • Calendar

  • Contacts

  • Calculator

  • Memo pad

  • Note pad

  • pTunes

  • Tasks

  • Web

  • World clock

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  • Can beam many items

    • Contacts

    • Appointments

    • Tasks

    • Etc

  • Within a few feet

  • Point to other PDA & select Beam

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4 Types of Wireless

  • Bluetooth

    • Personal wireless, 30ft or less

  • WI-FI

    • Works within a few hundred feet

    • What you may have at home

    • fast

  • “Wide area wireless” (subscriber service)

    • Same as your mobile phone

  • Satellite

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  • Used for storing and viewing pictures and other media

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Documents to go

  • Use with Word, Excel and Powerpoint documents

  • View/edit documents on the go

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Email (POP3 client)

  • Go into Versamail

  • Go to the ACCOUNT menu

  • Choose Add new account

  • The incoming mail server is:

  • The outgoing mail server setting will be determined by where you are connecting to the network

  • Choose the POP protocol

  • Use your email username and password

  • You can use Versamail on your Palm to check a POP3 or IMAP server

  • You can use it for a personal account to your UMDNJ email account

  • If you want to use it for your UMDNJ email, in Versamail, go to the menu and tap ACCOUNT

NOTE: You can also use the web interface if you are connected with WIFI

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Lexi Installation

  • Follow directions on sheet

  • Go to

  • You will see the screens on the 3 following slides. Create an account and enter your code


  • After creating your account if you do not see the last slide, go to the link on top of the slide

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Create an account on the Lexi website

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  • Login