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SETTING PAGE TO LANDSCAPE

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I have a HP 1940 IPAQ Pocket PC and need to know how to set it to landscape for reading important pdf documents. Please can you advise

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Bruce

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  • piperhammy Jan 28, 2008

    Thanks for that I downloaded Adobe 2 for pocket PC and it works great in landscape. Thanks again

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The factory-stock 1940, which uses Windows Mobile 2003, doesn't offer landscape mode.

You can get a 3rd party program called Nyditot Virtual Display that will let you use the 1940 in landscape mode, but I've used it before, and although it works, the problems it creates are not worth it. Besides, that program's not free.

Adobe offers a pdf reader for free that let's you read pdf files in landscape mode.

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The back-up battery of my ipaq 1940 shows zero in "system". so every time I need to remove the battery, all my installed application are gone and need to reinstall. Kindly help on how to remove...


You would have to backup your iPAQ probably through your computer instead of on the handheld. Otherwise there is no way to save your applications.

Mar 01, 2011 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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Ipaq 1940 losing programmes during main battery changeover


  1. Plug the charger adapter into the charging port on the bottom of the HP iPAQ Pocket PC.
    Figure : Charging the battery
  2. When the power indicator on the top of the HP iPAQ Pocket PC turns solid amber, the unit is fully charged and can be disconnected from the AC adapter (approximate time to fully charge a unit is four hours).
NOTE: The amber charge light blinks while the battery is recharging and turns solid (nonblinking) when the battery is fully charged.In the event of a low backup battery warning, charge the unit immediately before removing the main battery to avoid data loss. To view the amount of charge left in the backup battery, tap Start, Settings, the System tab, and Power.
Charging with the universal desktop cradle and AC adapter Use the universal desktop cradle to charge the HP iPAQ Pocket PC, or synchronize the HP iPAQ Pocket PC with a computer.
Follow these steps to charge the HP iPAQ Pocket PC using the universal desktop cradle:
  1. Plug the AC adapter into an electrical outlet and connect the other end of the AC adapter to the AC connector on the universal desktop cradle.
  2. Connect the serial or USB cradle cable into the appropriate port on the desktop PC.Figure : Connecting with the cradle
  3. Slide the bottom of the HP iPAQ Pocket PC into the cradle and push firmly to seat it.
CAUTION: To avoid damaging the HP iPAQ Pocket PC or the cradle, make sure the pins are aligned before pushing the HP Pocket PC into the cradle.
    Figure : Charging with the universal desktop cradle
  1. AC adapter into electrical outlet
  2. AC adapter into universal desktop cradle
  3. HP iPAQ Pocket PC into cradle
NOTE: The amber charge light blinks while the battery is recharging and turns solid (nonblinking) when the battery is fully charged.There are stabilizers located in the universal desktop cradle that assist in aligning the unit when there is no expansion pack attached. When placing the HP iPAQ Pocket PC with an expansion pack attached into the universal desktop cradle, the stabilizers will be pushed down by the expansion pack. To release the stabilizers for use without an expansion pack, press the button on the back of the cradle.
Charging with the optional USB Autosync cable Charge the HP iPAQ Pocket PC using the optional USB Autosync cable by connecting the Autosync cable to the HP Pocket PC and the personal computer. The HP Pocket PC will be charged using power from the personal computer.
For more information on charging the HP Pocket PC using the optional USB autosync cable, from the Today screen, tap Start, Settings, the Systemtab, Power, the USB Charging tab, Settings, and Help.
Charging a low battery The HP iPAQ Pocket PC will not turn on if the battery has a low charge (less than 3.2 Volts). Fully charge the battery prior to using the HP Pocket PC.
If the charge on the battery goes below the 3.2 Volts as a result of not being connected to the universal desktop cradle or the AC adapter, no damage will occur to the battery. However, the HP iPAQ Pocket PC charge indicator light will not flash until the battery reaches the minimum charge of 3.2 Volts and a normal reset is performed.
Follow these steps to charge and reset the HP iPAQ Pocket PC:
  1. Connect the HP iPAQ Pocket PC to an A/C power supply.
  2. Charge the battery to the minimum level of 3.2 Volts (this will take 5 to 30 minutes depending on the current charge level).
  3. Perform a normal reset by using the stylus to lightly press the Reset button on the bottom of the HP iPAQ Pocket PC.
  4. Turn on the HP iPAQ Pocket PC.
Keep the HP iPAQ Pocket PC connected to the universal desktop cradle or AC adapter when it is not in use.

Aug 25, 2017 | HP iPAQ H1945 Pocket PC

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No opperator instructions


Hey,

all the documents for it are available at this hp site
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=425745&

I think you will find all you need there.


Let me know if you need anything else.


Thanks,
Ekse

Feb 17, 2009 | HP iPAQ H1945 Pocket PC

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A problem


plug in the charger - then press the soft reset button with the stylus - let sit for about a day or so...:)

Nov 09, 2008 | HP iPAQ H1945 Pocket PC

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Power Supply


Hi

It is usually 5V DC but it may vary depending on the country in which you bought the pocket pc. You can have a look on the back of your pocket pc and confirm that the input is 5V DC.

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Jul 28, 2008 | HP iPAQ H3630 Pocket PC

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How to change the backup battery of ipaq 1940?


http://www.pdasmart.com/products/19927ipaqparts1900.htm

This PDA is relatively difficult to take apart. I've done it myself and it was very difficult. It is not recommended by any means because you can seriously mess up your ipaq by taking it apart. On the site I gave you after you buy and receive the replacement backup battery, if you do it yourself, will give you a site to get instructions from. You can also send it in to have it done professionally.

Nov 01, 2007 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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Activesync problems with IPAQ 1940


 connect the cable with pc , open the active sync on ipaq then connect the cable with ipaq..if not still soft reset ur Pocket PC and reconnect.

Sep 17, 2007 | O2 Xda IIs Pocket PC

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IPAQ 5550


Performing a Full Reset A full reset is sometimes referred to as a ?hard reset.? Perform a full reset when you want to clear all settings, programs, and data from RAM. A full reset deactivates the battery. The power button does not function until the battery is reactivated. CAUTION: If you perform a full reset, your iPAQ Pocket PC returns to its default settings and loses all information that is not recorded in ROM. To perform a full reset: 1. Press and hold Application Buttons 1 (Calendar) and 4 (iTask) on the front of the unit and, at the same time, use the stylus to press the Reset button on the bottom of your iPAQ Pocket PC. 2. Hold all buttons until the displayed Full PDF document can be found here: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/lpia8006/lpia8006.pdf

Aug 19, 2007 | HP iPAQ H5555 Pocket PC

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